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23rd May '17 3:58:18 AM JackG
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** PlayedForDrama when [[TheCaligula King Joffrey]] pretends he's going to show mercy to Lord Eddard Stark, only to call for the royal executioner to bring him Stark's head.
22nd May '17 5:09:46 PM nombretomado
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* Another ''intentional'' one- when Madeleine L'Engle was asked whether the movie adaptation of AWrinkleInTime measured up to her expectations, she reportedly said, "Yes, it did. [[TakeThat I expected it to be bad, and it was.]]"

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* Another ''intentional'' one- when Madeleine L'Engle was asked whether the movie adaptation of AWrinkleInTime ''Literature/AWrinkleInTime'' measured up to her expectations, she reportedly said, "Yes, it did. [[TakeThat I expected it to be bad, and it was.]]"
21st May '17 12:57:37 AM Nazetrime
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* ''Webcomic/StandStandStillStaySilent'': When the crew's vehicle breaks down for a good, Mikkel points out it fortunately happened not that far away from their final destination, where a boat is supposed to pick them up. In fact, the destination is close enough that a lightly equipped person in good condition could get there in two days with ease. This also means that the crew members themselves will be able to make the trip in a week; they are expected to bring a large quantity of books back to their employers, are running out of food and at least one of them is ill by the time this happens.

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* ''Webcomic/StandStandStillStaySilent'': ''Webcomic/StandStillStaySilent'': When the crew's vehicle breaks down for a good, Mikkel points out it fortunately happened not that far away from their final destination, where a boat is supposed to pick them up. In fact, the destination is close enough that a lightly equipped person in good condition could get there in two days with ease. This also means that the crew members themselves will be able to make the trip in a week; they are expected to bring a large quantity of books back to their employers, are running out of food and at least one of them is ill by the time this happens.
21st May '17 12:55:49 AM Nazetrime
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* ''Webcomic/StandStandStillStaySilent'': When the crew's vehicle breaks down for a good, Mikkel points out it fortunately happened not that far away from their final destination, where a boat is supposed to pick them up. In fact, the destination is close enough that a lightly equipped person in good condition could get there in two days with ease. This also means that the crew members themselves will be able to make the trip in a week; they are expected to bring a large quantity of books back to their employers, are running out of food and at least one of them is ill by the time this happens.
13th May '17 12:28:23 PM nombretomado
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* One 1997 sketch by Creator/RoryBremner imagined UsefulNotes/TonyBlair making a victory speech to his supporters, and paying tribute to the woman who inspired him. We're led to think it's his wife... until he names her as MargaretThatcher.

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* One 1997 sketch by Creator/RoryBremner imagined UsefulNotes/TonyBlair making a victory speech to his supporters, and paying tribute to the woman who inspired him. We're led to think it's his wife... until he names her as MargaretThatcher.UsefulNotes/MargaretThatcher.
9th May '17 5:28:01 PM OmarKarindu
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One form of this is to start with an analogy that is typically used in favour of perspective X... only to go on to describe [[AnalogyBackfire why it makes more sense to use this analogy against perspective X instead.]] Another common one is "This isn't good...this is great" or "I didn't like it...I loved it." The fancy linguistics term for this is paraprosdokian.

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One form of this is to start with an analogy that is typically used in favour of perspective X... only to go on to describe [[AnalogyBackfire why it makes more sense to use this analogy against perspective X instead.]] Another common one is "This isn't good...this is great" or "I didn't like it...I loved it." The fancy linguistics rhetorical term for this is paraprosdokian.
9th May '17 5:27:17 PM OmarKarindu
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One form of this is to start with an analogy that is typically used in favour of perspective X... only to go on to describe [[AnalogyBackfire why it makes more sense to use this analogy against perspective X instead.]] Another common one is "This isn't good...this is great" or "I didn't like it...I loved it."

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One form of this is to start with an analogy that is typically used in favour of perspective X... only to go on to describe [[AnalogyBackfire why it makes more sense to use this analogy against perspective X instead.]] Another common one is "This isn't good...this is great" or "I didn't like it...I loved it."
" The fancy linguistics term for this is paraprosdokian.
30th Apr '17 10:02:47 AM neoYTPism
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''(Homer gags again)''\\
'''Mr. Burns:''' Your indolence is inefficacious!\\
''(Huh?)''\\
'''Mr. Burns:''' THAT MEANS YOU'RE TERRIBLE!\\
''(Homer suffers a heart attack and collapses)''

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''(Homer gags again)''\\
'''Mr. Burns:''' Your indolence is inefficacious!\\
''(Huh?)''\\
'''Mr. Burns:''' THAT MEANS YOU'RE TERRIBLE!\\
''(Homer suffers a heart attack and collapses)''
again)''
25th Apr '17 10:48:31 AM AthenaBlue
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* In the ''WesternAnimation/AdventureTime'' episode "Burning Low", Princess Bubblegum seems to be jealous that Finn is spending time with Flame Princess. It turns out that PB was trying to keep them apart because Flame Princess will explode and destroy the world if she experiences an extreme emotional reaction.
* ''WesternAnimation/AmericanDad'': "This... is... ''the best''... example of terrible lemonade I've ever had."
** In another episode, Stan looks forward to listening to the sound of a Nickelback CD... being crushed as he runs over it with his SUV.
* ''WesternAnimation/BeastWars'': When LargeHam Megatron learns the Vok are willing to annihilate the entire planet Earth just to remove him and the other Transformers, he couldn't help but comment, "What sheer ruthlessness. What disregard for sentient life... I rather ''like'' these aliens."
* The Monster Across the Street on ''WesternAnimation/{{Beetlejuice}}'' says of Delia's artwork, "No, ma'am, I don't like it. I love it!"
* Many episodes of ''WesternAnimation/TheFairlyOddParents'' often have Timmy overhearing his parents' conversations, with him usually leaving either in grief or anger before they finish what they're saying. For example Timmy thought his parents hated him because he overheard talk about how much of a burden he was to them, yet after he leaves they then finish out loud that what they previously said is completely opposite of how they really feel about their son. Yeah, Timmy's parents are a bunch of {{Cloud Cuckoolander}}s.



* ''WesternAnimation/PhineasAndFerb'':
** In the episode "Split Personality", Doofenshmirtz tries to get over his childhood fear of the high dive:
-->'''Doofenshmirtz:''' Hey! Hey, this isn't as bad as I remember! ...It's SO MUCH WORSE!
** In the episode "Don't Even Blink", Doofenshmirtz developed an Invisinator. He explained that he developed it because, whenever the Fireside Girls knock at his door with him at home watching TV and the blinds open, they can see him so he cannot pretend he's not at home. He then told Perry the Platypus he intended to use the invisinator on... the girls so he'd not have to see them.
** In "A Real Boy", Norm wanted Doofenshmirtz to see him as a son. In the end, Doof started a speech that gave the impression Norm's wish would come true. Instead, Doof said he saw ''Perry'' as a son.

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* ''WesternAnimation/PhineasAndFerb'':
**
In "Franklin the episode "Split Personality", Doofenshmirtz tries to get over his childhood fear of the high dive:
-->'''Doofenshmirtz:''' Hey! Hey, this isn't as bad as I remember! ...It's SO MUCH WORSE!
** In the episode "Don't Even Blink", Doofenshmirtz developed an Invisinator. He explained that he developed it because, whenever the Fireside Girls knock at his door with him at home watching TV
Engineer from ''Literature/{{Franklin}} and Friends'', after Franklin and the blinds open, they can see him so he cannot pretend he's not at home. He others accidentally break Mr. Mole's toy locomotive, Mr. Mole, sounding devastated comments "I've had this locomotive since I was seven..." only to then told Perry say "...and it's not the Platypus he intended to use the invisinator on... the girls so he'd not have to see them.
** In "A Real Boy", Norm wanted Doofenshmirtz to see him as a son. In the end, Doof started a speech
first time that gave the impression Norm's wish would come true. Instead, Doof said he saw ''Perry'' as a son.it's broke."



* ''WesternAnimation/SpongebobSquarepants'': When Spongebob creates Bubble Buddy, we immediately cut to him on a seesaw with Bubble Buddy, completely lifeless and not moving the seesaw at all.
--> '''Spongebob:''' This... is... GREAT!
** Another had Spongebob help his friend Patrick submit a song which is shown to be so awful that it killed the band recording it and causes pain to everyone else within hearing distance. He plays it first with Spongebob by using a giant stereo that is so loud that it demolishes his pineapple. After Patrick asks him eagerly to give him his most honest opinion, Spongebob stares at him solemnly and moves his mouth as if to insult him.
--> '''Spongebob:''' Um... how do I put this delicately -- That was the best song I ever heard!'''
** Another one, this time from "Just One Bite":
-->'''Squidward:''' Why... this Krabby Patty may be the most... Horrible! Putrid! Poorly prepared! Vile! Unappetizing! Disgusting excuse for a sandwich it has ever been my displeasure to have slither down my throat! And I curse this Krabby Patty and all who enjoy them to an early and well- deserved grave!
** And in "Sandy, [=SpongeBob=] and the Worm", Squidward's reaction to Patrick's suggestion to dig up Bikini Bottom and push it somewhere else:
-->'''Squidward:''' That idea may just be crazy enough... TO GET US ALL KILLED!
** [[http://africant.tumblr.com/post/83639153059 This scene]] also
* The Monster Across the Street on ''WesternAnimation/{{Beetlejuice}}'' says of Delia's artwork, "No, ma'am, I don't like it. I love it!"
* ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' provides several examples:
** [[BadBoss Mr. Burns]] does this multiple times in rapid succession, leading to Homer's heart attack, as seen in the page quote.
** Another example, reporting on [[CorruptCorporateExecutive Mr. Burns]]' death:
--->'''Kent Brockman:''' A humanitarian. A philanthropist. A man of peace. These are among the people that have gathered at Springfield cemetery today [[AndThereWasMuchRejoicing to spit in Mr Burns' grave.]]
** In a moment of frustration at Homer
--->'''Ned Flanders:''' GOD- (pause) bless him...
** Sideshow Bob (who had attempted to kill Bart on several occasions by this point) after catching Bart and Lisa snooping, shows up at their parents' front door.
--->'''Sideshow Bob:''' Madam, your children are no more... than a pair of ill-bred troublemakers.
** [[ZigZaggedTrope Zigzagged]] by Mr Burns' opinion on Marge's portrait of him:
--->'''Mr Burns:''' I don't know much about art...but I know what I hate. And I don't hate this."
** The episode "Lisa the Vegetarian" has Lisa wandering around Springfield seeing people eating meat everywhere she goes. She sees a billboard reading "DON'T EAT BEEF." with a picture of a stern-looking woman in a doctor's uniform. Her face lights up... until the billboard changes to read "EAT DEER." with the same doctor woman preparing to eat a venison steak.
** When Bart tries out for the role of Fallout Boy in "Radioactive Man", he is thrilled to be told he's the new Fallout Boy... until the director adds "That's what I'd be saying if you weren't an inch too short. Next!" After desperately trying to grow an inch by the next day, he returns to the audition room, upon which the director exclaims "We've found our new Fallout Boy! *Bart gasps* ...And he's right over there. *The director points at Milhouse, standing right behind Bart*"
* Many episodes of ''WesternAnimation/TheFairlyOddParents'' often have Timmy overhearing his parents' conversations, with him usually leaving either in grief or anger before they finish what they're saying. For example Timmy thought his parents hated him because he overheard talk about how much of a burden he was to them, yet after he leaves they then finish out loud that what they previously said is completely opposite of how they really feel about their son. Yeah, Timmy's parents are a bunch of {{Cloud Cuckoolander}}s.
* In the ''WesternAnimation/AdventureTime'' episode "Burning Low", Princess Bubblegum seems to be jealous that Finn is spending time with Flame Princess. It turns out that PB was trying to keep them apart because Flame Princess will explode and destroy the world if she experiences an extreme emotional reaction.



* ''WesternAnimation/AmericanDad'': "This... is... ''the best''... example of terrible lemonade I've ever had."
** In another episode, Stan looks forward to listening to the sound of a Nickelback CD... being crushed as he runs over it with his SUV.
* ''BeastWars'': When LargeHam Megatron learns the Vok are willing to annihilate the entire planet Earth just to remove him and the other Transformers, he couldn't help but comment, "What sheer ruthlessness. What disregard for sentient life... I rather ''like'' these aliens."
* In "Snuggly Nest" on ''WesternAnimation/{{Waybuloo}}'' the Piplings don't like, but rather love some snuggly cushions made for them by Lau Lau.

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* ''WesternAnimation/AmericanDad'': "This... is... ''the best''... example of terrible lemonade I've ever had."
''WesternAnimation/PhineasAndFerb'':
** In another episode, Stan looks forward to listening to the sound of a Nickelback CD... being crushed as he runs episode "Split Personality", Doofenshmirtz tries to get over his childhood fear of the high dive:
-->'''Doofenshmirtz:''' Hey! Hey, this isn't as bad as I remember! ...It's SO MUCH WORSE!
** In the episode "Don't Even Blink", Doofenshmirtz developed an Invisinator. He explained that he developed
it because, whenever the Fireside Girls knock at his door with his SUV.
* ''BeastWars'': When LargeHam Megatron learns the Vok are willing to annihilate the entire planet Earth just to remove
him at home watching TV and the other Transformers, blinds open, they can see him so he couldn't help cannot pretend he's not at home. He then told Perry the Platypus he intended to use the invisinator on... the girls so he'd not have to see them.
** In "A Real Boy", Norm wanted Doofenshmirtz to see him as a son. In the end, Doof started a speech that gave the impression Norm's wish would come true. Instead, Doof said he saw ''Perry'' as a son.
* ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' provides several examples:
** [[BadBoss Mr. Burns]] does this multiple times in rapid succession, leading to Homer's heart attack, as seen in the page quote.
** Another example, reporting on [[CorruptCorporateExecutive Mr. Burns]]' death:
--->'''Kent Brockman:''' A humanitarian. A philanthropist. A man of peace. These are among the people that have gathered at Springfield cemetery today [[AndThereWasMuchRejoicing to spit in Mr Burns' grave.]]
** In a moment of frustration at Homer
--->'''Ned Flanders:''' GOD- (pause) bless him...
** Sideshow Bob (who had attempted to kill Bart on several occasions by this point) after catching Bart and Lisa snooping, shows up at their parents' front door.
--->'''Sideshow Bob:''' Madam, your children are no more... than a pair of ill-bred troublemakers.
** [[ZigZaggedTrope Zigzagged]] by Mr Burns' opinion on Marge's portrait of him:
--->'''Mr Burns:''' I don't know much about art...
but comment, "What sheer ruthlessness. What disregard for sentient life... I rather ''like'' these aliens.know what I hate. And I don't hate this."
* In "Snuggly Nest" on ''WesternAnimation/{{Waybuloo}}'' ** The episode "Lisa the Piplings don't like, but rather love some snuggly cushions made Vegetarian" has Lisa wandering around Springfield seeing people eating meat everywhere she goes. She sees a billboard reading "DON'T EAT BEEF." with a picture of a stern-looking woman in a doctor's uniform. Her face lights up... until the billboard changes to read "EAT DEER." with the same doctor woman preparing to eat a venison steak.
** When Bart tries out
for the role of Fallout Boy in "Radioactive Man", he is thrilled to be told he's the new Fallout Boy... until the director adds "That's what I'd be saying if you weren't an inch too short. Next!" After desperately trying to grow an inch by the next day, he returns to the audition room, upon which the director exclaims "We've found our new Fallout Boy! *Bart gasps* ...And he's right over there. *The director points at Milhouse, standing right behind Bart*"
* ''WesternAnimation/SpongebobSquarepants'': When Spongebob creates Bubble Buddy, we immediately cut to him on a seesaw with Bubble Buddy, completely lifeless and not moving the seesaw at all.
--> '''Spongebob:''' This... is... GREAT!
** Another had Spongebob help his friend Patrick submit a song which is shown to be so awful that it killed the band recording it and causes pain to everyone else within hearing distance. He plays it first with Spongebob by using a giant stereo that is so loud that it demolishes his pineapple. After Patrick asks him eagerly to give him his most honest opinion, Spongebob stares at him solemnly and moves his mouth as if to insult him.
--> '''Spongebob:''' Um... how do I put this delicately -- That was the best song I ever heard!'''
** Another one, this time from "Just One Bite":
-->'''Squidward:''' Why... this Krabby Patty may be the most... Horrible! Putrid! Poorly prepared! Vile! Unappetizing! Disgusting excuse for a sandwich it has ever been my displeasure to have slither down my throat! And I curse this Krabby Patty and all who enjoy
them by Lau Lau.to an early and well- deserved grave!
** And in "Sandy, [=SpongeBob=] and the Worm", Squidward's reaction to Patrick's suggestion to dig up Bikini Bottom and push it somewhere else:
-->'''Squidward:''' That idea may just be crazy enough... TO GET US ALL KILLED!
** [[http://africant.tumblr.com/post/83639153059 This scene]] also



* In "Franklin the Engineer from ''Literature/{{Franklin}} and Friends'', after Franklin and the others accidentally break Mr. Mole's toy locomotive, Mr. Mole, sounding devastated comments "I've had this locomotive since I was seven..." only to then say "...and it's not the first time that it's broke."

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* ''WesternAnimation/StarWarsRebels'': In [[Recap/StarWarsRebelsS3E08AnInsideMan "An Inside Man"]], Kanan reprimands Ezra for Force-pushing Agent Kallus through a sheet of plate glass -- because ''he'' wanted to do it.
* In "Franklin "Snuggly Nest" on ''WesternAnimation/{{Waybuloo}}'' the Engineer from ''Literature/{{Franklin}} and Friends'', after Franklin and the others accidentally break Mr. Mole's toy locomotive, Mr. Mole, sounding devastated comments "I've had this locomotive since I was seven..." only to then say "...and it's not the first time that it's broke."Piplings don't like, but rather love some snuggly cushions made for them by Lau Lau.






''Cowell: I don't like this Tropes TV article...I love it!''

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''Cowell: '''Cowell:''' I don't like this TV Tropes TV article...article... I love it!''it!
23rd Apr '17 7:57:40 AM JMQwilleran
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* In "Franklin the Engineer from ''Literature/{{Franklin}} and Friends'', after Franklin and the others accidentally break Mr. Mole's toy locomotive, Mr. Mole, sounding devastated comments "I've had this locomotive since I was seven..." only to then say "...and it's not the first time that it's broke."
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