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19th Sep '17 5:18:43 PM TotalDramaRox97
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** The next season, Angelica Hale, got this so much that you could make a DrinkingGame out of it.
11th Sep '17 12:20:11 AM MBG
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* Pretty much any new character with a new and marketable Deck in ''Franchise/YuGiOh'' gets talked up as being a master strategist and a wielder of unstoppable cards, even if their actual strategy is bog-standard and their cards are nothing new. V/Quinton in ''Anime/YuGiOhZEXAL'' is a good example; he's built up as the guy who taught main character Kaito everything he knows, a guy who gets a MinorInjuryOverreaction to damage because he's normally untouchable, and the narrative treats him as the strongest of the Arclight brothers. Over the course of all three of his duels, his strategy consisted of summoning [[BigDumbObject Dyson Sphere]] and then sitting on it until the opponent found a way to defeat him. It's mildly impressive that he can bring it out so quickly, and it's a reasonably strong card, but it's nowhere near what his brothers were capable of. The Neo-Spacians in ''Anime/YuGiOhGX'' also get chatted up for their unique "Contact Fusion" ability by everyone, but Contact Fusion wasn't a new concept (indeed, several characters had used the VWXYZ line, which is functionally the same thing), and the Neo-Spacian application of it was, if anything, one of the worst versions of it.

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* Pretty much any new character with a new and marketable Deck in ''Franchise/YuGiOh'' gets talked up as being a master strategist and a wielder of unstoppable cards, even if their actual strategy is bog-standard and their cards are nothing new. V/Quinton in ''Anime/YuGiOhZEXAL'' is a good example; he's built up as the guy who taught main character Kaito everything he knows, a guy who gets a MinorInjuryOverreaction to damage because he's normally untouchable, and the narrative treats him as the strongest of the Arclight brothers. Over the course of all three of his duels, his strategy consisted of summoning [[BigDumbObject Dyson Sphere]] and then sitting on it until the opponent found a way to defeat him. It's mildly impressive that he can bring it out so quickly, and it's a reasonably strong card, but it's nowhere near what his brothers were capable of. The Neo-Spacians in ''Anime/YuGiOhGX'' also get chatted up for their unique "Contact Fusion" ability by everyone, but Contact Fusion wasn't a new concept (indeed, several characters had used the VWXYZ line, which is functionally the same thing), and the Neo-Spacian application of it was, if anything, one of the worst versions executions of it.
11th Sep '17 12:19:34 AM MBG
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* Pretty much any new character with a new and marketable Deck in ''Franchise/YuGiOh'' gets talked up as being a master strategist and a wielder of unstoppable cards, even if their actual strategy is bog-standard and their cards are nothing new. V/Quinton in ''Anime/YuGiOhZEXAL'' is a good example; he's built up as the guy who taught main character Kaito everything he knows, a guy who gets a MinorInjuryOverreaction to damage because he's normally untouchable, and the narrative treats him as the strongest of the Arclight brothers. Over the course of all three of his duels, his strategy consisted of summoning [[BigDumbObject Dyson Sphere]] and then sitting on it until the opponent found a way to defeat him. It's mildly impressive that he can bring it out so quickly, and it's a reasonably strong card, but it's nowhere near what his brothers were capable of. The Neo-Spacians in ''Anime/YuGiOhGX'' also get chatted up for their unique "Contact Fusion" ability by everyone, but Contact Fusion wasn't a new concept (indeed, several characters had used the VWXYZ line, which is functionally the same thing), and the Neo-Spacian application of it was, if anything, one of the worst versions of it.
10th Sep '17 3:51:13 PM TerasOde
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* ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'': Part of the reason why Starlight Glimmer is a major BaseBreakingCharacter, especially during Season 6, is because the show either has other characters praise her too easily or make her look good at the expense of others by giving them the JerkassBall or by [[TheWorfEffect weakening]] them.
8th Sep '17 10:24:37 AM Pokefan
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* ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'': Part of the reason why Starlight Glimmer is a major BaseBreakingCharacter, especially during Season 6, is because the show either has other characters praise her too easily or make her look good at the expense of others by giving them the JerkassBall or by [[TheWorfEffect weakening]] them.
8th Sep '17 9:09:37 AM VanHohenheimOfXerxes
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-->'''Tim Pak:''' I hear her hair's insured for $10,000.
-->'''Amber D'Alessio:''' I hear she does car commercials in Japan.

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-->'''Lea Edwards:''' She has two Fendi purses and a silver Lexus.
-->'''Tim Pak:''' I hear her hair's insured for $10,000.
ten thousand dollars.
-->'''Amber D'Alessio:''' I hear she does car commercials -- in Japan.



-->'''Bethany Byrd:''' One time she punched me in the face... it was awesome.

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-->'''Bethany Byrd:''' One time she punched me in the face... it was awesome.awesome!
8th Sep '17 9:06:49 AM VanHohenheimOfXerxes
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* ''Film/MeanGirls'' uses this to establish Regina George as a feared and revered AlphaBitch before we even meet her:
-->'''Janis Ian:''' Regina George...how do I begin to explain Regina George?
-->'''Emma Gerber:''' Regina George is flawless.
-->'''Tim Pak:''' I hear her hair's insured for $10,000.
-->'''Amber D'Alessio:''' I hear she does car commercials in Japan.
-->'''Kristen Hadley:''' Her favorite movie is ''Film/VarsityBlues''.
-->'''Short Girl:''' One time she met John Stamos on a plane...
-->'''Jessica Lopez:''' And he told her she was pretty.
-->'''Bethany Byrd:''' One time she punched me in the face... it was awesome.
6th Sep '17 11:05:51 AM Byzantine
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* ''Comicbook/DoctorDoom'' is one of the worst offender, while most of the time it's just him deluding himself as a savior of mankind some benevolent character agrees with them and a Wakanda deity even admitted the only future at peace is the one under Doom. Admittedly, a deity with a measure of BlueAndOrangeMorality could really see peace under a global dictatorship as a good thing.

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* ''Comicbook/DoctorDoom'' is one of the worst offender, offenders, while most of the time it's just him deluding himself as a savior of mankind some benevolent character agrees with them and a Wakanda deity even admitted the only future at peace is the one under Doom. Admittedly, a deity with a measure of BlueAndOrangeMorality could really see peace under a global dictatorship as a good thing.
5th Sep '17 10:49:25 PM AndreaTx
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* Kai Lang in ''VideoGame/{{Mass Effect 3}}''. You've spent 3 entire video games playing as ultimate badass Commander Shepard, slaughtering evil humans, aliens, machines, and hybrids alike, only to be blind-sided by a ''ComicBook/{{Nightwing}}'' knock-off with a Katana. When you report in to your superior, [[BadassNormal Captain Anderson]], he warns you to be careful because Kai Lang is supremely dangerous. However, most players found that they would have easily been able to beat Kai Lang if it weren't for cut scenes that predetermined the outcome of all battles against him, forcing you to lose all showdowns until the final battle, by literally programming the game to take control from the player if Kai Lang is in danger of being defeated.
5th Sep '17 3:18:33 PM JJHIL325
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* ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'': Part of the reason why Starlight Glimmer is a major BaseBreakingCharacter is because the show either has other characters praise her too easily or make her look good at the expense of others by giving them the JerkassBall or by [[TheWorfEffect weakening]] them.

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* ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'': Part of the reason why Starlight Glimmer is a major BaseBreakingCharacter BaseBreakingCharacter, especially during Season 6, is because the show either has other characters praise her too easily or make her look good at the expense of others by giving them the JerkassBall or by [[TheWorfEffect weakening]] them.
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