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26th Apr '16 2:04:35 PM Monolaf317
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* BerateAndSwitch
26th Apr '16 7:24:51 AM JackG
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** In the spin-off, Series/{{Angel}} is giving an apparent PatrickStewartSpeech to the villain, saying he might have all the power, but the one thing he'll never have is friends. "Four of them. Standing behind you holding big, heavy things." The villain whirls round, only to get clubbed unconscious by the rest of Team Angel.

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* Series/{{Angel}}
** In the spin-off, Series/{{Angel}} Angel is giving an apparent PatrickStewartSpeech to the villain, saying he might have all the power, but the one thing he'll never have is friends. "Four of them. Standing behind you holding big, heavy things." The villain whirls round, only to get clubbed unconscious by the rest of Team Angel.


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** After years of absence, Lorne returns home and has a touching reunion with his mom.
-->'''Mother:''' I've often prayed that I might look upon your face. (spits in Lorne's face) You have shamed our clan and betrayed our kind!
22nd Apr '16 2:02:34 AM TheCuza
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* Music/TimMinchin [[https://youtu.be/Zn6gV2sdl38?t=11m59s attempts to stop his baby daughter from eating coins]].
-->'''Tim:''' Darling, you don't put coins in your mouth. Coins are dirty. Coins are yucky. You don't put coins in your mouth, your mouth is for food... and a little later on, cock.\\
'''Tim's Wife:''' ''Tim!'' For Christ's sake, [[DudeNotFunny you can't say that]]! [[CrossesTheLineTwice She might like pussy]].



-->''That was an amazing killing spree... BY THE OTHER TEAM!''
* Raiden does this in the end of ''VideoGame/MetalGearRisingRevengeance'', where he takes the Final Boss' hand seemingly in a gesture of friendship...
-->"I was wrong. You're not greedy... '''[[YoureInsane YOU'RE BATSHIT-INSANE!]]'''

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-->''That -->'''Soldier:''' That was an amazing killing spree... BY ''BY THE OTHER TEAM!''
'''OTHER TEAM!'''''
* Raiden does this in the end of ''VideoGame/MetalGearRisingRevengeance'', where he ''VideoGame/MetalGearRisingRevengeance''. After hearing the BigBad's MotiveRant and getting a sincere offer of WeCanRuleTogether, Raiden takes the Final Boss' his hand seemingly in a gesture of friendship...
-->"I -->'''Raiden:''' I was wrong. You're not greedy... '''[[YoureInsane YOU'RE BATSHIT-INSANE!]]'''BATSHIT INSANE!]]'''



* Music/TimMinchin [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nw3-bGD4Wxc being Tim Minchin]]
-->[Trying to stop his eight month old daughter from eating pennies] \\
'''Tim Minchin:''' Remember, the mouth is for eating food. And later, when you are older, ''cock.'' \\
'''Tim's Wife:''' ''Tim!'' For Christ sake! [[DudeNotFunny You can't say that!]]... [[CrossesTheLineTwice She might like pussy]].
20th Apr '16 7:17:00 AM hoodiecrow
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** When Buffy realises she is broke, Arya suggests she charge for saving people.

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** When Buffy realises she is broke, Arya Anya suggests she charge for saving people.
6th Apr '16 7:07:16 AM JackG
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** Xander in "Intervention".
-->"Spike, Buffy has lots of friends, and we love her very much, and we’ll do whatever it takes to protect her. And if that happens to involve killing you; well...that's a bonus."
4th Apr '16 10:30:31 PM Adept
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* One sketch on ''KeyAndPeele'' invokes this repeatedly, where a master chef manages to keep switching back and forth as to whether or not he likes a quiche being presented to him, multiple times, in a single sentence. [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oPpzJAzdpTU Observe.]]

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* One sketch on ''KeyAndPeele'' ''Series/KeyAndPeele'' invokes this repeatedly, where a master chef manages to keep switching back and forth as to whether or not he likes a quiche being presented to him, multiple times, in a single sentence. [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oPpzJAzdpTU Observe.]]
30th Mar '16 7:33:00 AM JackG
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* ''Film/TheMartian''. A NASA executive wonders what could be going through Mark Watney's head when the man is stranded all alone on a distant planet with little hope of survival. It then cuts to Mark in his habitat on Mars, listening to "Turn the Beat Around".
-->'''Mark''': I'm definitely gonna die up here... if I have to listen to any more god-awful disco music.
26th Mar '16 4:16:50 AM eroock
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Compare NoExceptYes, IHaveJustOneThingToSay, ArsonMurderAndLifesaving, ArsonMurderAndAdmiration, DramaticPause, {{NOT}}, IWouldSayIfICouldSay and ChewOutFakeOut. Compare/contrast CueCardPause, wherein the timing of a pause creates a similar effect.

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!!Subtropes include:
* ArsonMurderAndLifesaving
* ArsonMurderAndAdmiration
* IHaveJustOneThingToSay
* PromotionNotPunishment
* ChewOutFakeOut

Compare NoExceptYes, IHaveJustOneThingToSay, ArsonMurderAndLifesaving, ArsonMurderAndAdmiration, DramaticPause, {{NOT}}, IWouldSayIfICouldSay and ChewOutFakeOut.{{NOT}}. Compare/contrast CueCardPause, wherein the timing of a pause creates a similar effect.
26th Mar '16 1:34:24 AM eroock
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* Happens in [[http://zeropercentdiscountcomic.tumblr.com/post/47260198734 this]] strip of ''Webcomic/ZeroPercentDiscount'', where bullying switches to flattery.
7th Mar '16 5:11:50 AM Andyroid
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* ''Literature/AliceInWonderland'' is asked how she likes playing croquet with the hot-tempered Red Queen. She replies that she doesn't like it at all, because "She is so extremely" -- and then seeing the Queen within earshot -- "likely to win, that it hardly seems worth finishing the game."

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* ''Literature/AliceInWonderland'' ''Literature/AlicesAdventuresInWonderland'': Alice is asked how she likes playing croquet with the hot-tempered Red Queen.Queen of Hearts. She replies that she doesn't like it at all, because "She is so extremely" -- and then seeing the Queen within earshot -- "likely to win, that it hardly seems worth finishing the game."


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* In ''Discworld/GoingPostal'', after Vetinari sees an opportunity to bring the board of the Grand Trunk to task for being complicit in fraud and embezzlement:
-->"Commander Vimes, I think it would be iniquitous to detain these men here any longer," he said. As the faces in front of him [[HopeSpot relaxed into smiles full of Hope, that greatest of all gifts]], he added: "To the cells with them, Commander."
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