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16th Jul '17 7:30:32 AM TheAmazingBlachman
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'''Bob:''' Wait a minute, that's no good. ''(leaves, groaning in frustration, only to return a moment later)'' Wait! I've got one now! Marge, say "Stay away from my son" again!

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'''Bob:''' Wait a minute, that's no good. ''(leaves, groaning in frustration, only to return a moment later)'' Wait! I've got one now! Marge, say "Stay away from my son" again!again!\\



* '''WesternAnimation/TheAdventuresOfSuperMarioBros3'' has this when Mario confronts Bowser in the Ninja Koopa episode.

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* '''WesternAnimation/TheAdventuresOfSuperMarioBros3'' ''WesternAnimation/TheAdventuresOfSuperMarioBros3'' has this when Mario confronts Bowser in the Ninja Koopa episode.
16th Jul '17 7:30:07 AM TheAmazingBlachman
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-->'''Mario:''' Let my friends go or else!\\
'''Koopa:''' Or else what?

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-->'''Mario:''' Let my friends go or else!\\
''else!''\\
'''Koopa:''' Or else what?what?\\
16th Jul '17 7:29:28 AM TheAmazingBlachman
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-->'''Nick:''' Are there many female pilots?
-->'''Tracy:''' There's at least one.
-->'''Nick:''' When I walk away, I'm gonna think of something great to say to that.
-->'''Tracy:''' Good. Mail it to me.

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-->'''Nick:''' Are there many female pilots?
-->'''Tracy:'''
pilots?\\
'''Tracy:'''
There's at least one.
-->'''Nick:'''
one.\\
'''Nick:'''
When I walk away, I'm gonna think of something great to say to that.
-->'''Tracy:'''
that.\\
'''Tracy:'''
Good. Mail it to me.



-->'''Riley:''' You know, George, [[XCalledTheyWantTheirYBack the ocean called]]. They're running out of shrimp.
-->'''George:''' Oh yeah, Riley? Well, the jerk store called. They're running out of you!
-->'''Riley:''' What's the difference? You're their all-time best seller!

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-->'''Riley:''' You know, George, [[XCalledTheyWantTheirYBack the ocean called]]. They're running out of shrimp.
-->'''George:'''
shrimp.\\
'''George:'''
Oh yeah, Riley? Well, the jerk store called. They're running out of you!
-->'''Riley:'''
you!\\
'''Riley:'''
What's the difference? You're their all-time best seller!



-->'''Statham:''' Stop right there. Come back here.
-->'''Mac:''' Stop right there, come back here, which?
-->'''Statham:''' Can I say one thing? I don't know what you're talking about, and always check your facts. Good day.
-->'''Mac:''' That's two things. Three, if you count the valedictory flourish.

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-->'''Statham:''' Stop right there. Come back here.
-->'''Mac:'''
here.\\
'''Mac:'''
Stop right there, come back here, which?
-->'''Statham:'''
which?\\
'''Statham:'''
Can I say one thing? I don't know what you're talking about, and always check your facts. Good day.
-->'''Mac:'''
day.\\
'''Mac:'''
That's two things. Three, if you count the valedictory flourish.



--> '''Xander:''' I'm not gonna waste the perfect comeback on you now. But don't think I don't have it. Oh, yes! Its time will come!

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--> '''Xander:''' -->'''Xander:''' I'm not gonna waste the perfect comeback on you now. But don't think I don't have it. Oh, yes! Its time will come!



--> '''House:''' So you’re saying Chase did screw up.
--> '''Chase:''' Or Foreman screwed up.
--> '''Foreman:''' Big hand points to minutes. Maybe you got them mixed up?
--> '''House:''' Oh, snap! Foreman’s playing the dozens; you’re at a cultural disadvantage here. Take a few minutes to think up a witty retort.
--> '''Cameron:''' So we have contradicting bleeding time tests. If we run labs to check his clotting factors we can confirm which one’s right.
--> '''House:''' Yeah, testing, nice idea. Way better than trying to guess which doctor’s incompetent. Much better than the paperwork, too.
--> '''Chase:''' Hey, Foreman. [[YourMom Your momma’s so fat]], when her beeper goes off, people think she’s backing up.

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--> '''House:''' -->'''House:''' So you’re you're saying Chase did ''did'' screw up.
-->
up.\\
'''Chase:''' Or Foreman screwed up.
-->
up.\\
'''Foreman:''' Big hand points to minutes. Maybe you got them mixed up?
-->
up?\\
'''House:''' Oh, snap! Foreman’s Foreman's playing the dozens; you’re at a cultural disadvantage here. Take a few minutes to think up a witty retort.
-->
retort.\\
'''Cameron:''' So we have contradicting bleeding time tests. If we run labs to check his clotting factors we can confirm which one’s right.
-->
one's right.\\
'''House:''' Yeah, testing, nice idea. Way better than trying to guess which doctor’s incompetent. Much better than the paperwork, too.
-->
too.\\
'''Chase:''' Hey, Foreman. [[YourMom Your momma’s momma's so fat]], when her beeper goes off, people think she’s she's backing up.



--->'''Moe:''' Wimp!
--->'''Calvin:''' ''OH.... OH YEAH??''
--->*BeatPanel*
--->'''Calvin:''' What ''really'' bugs me is knowing I'll probably come up with a much sharper retort sometime tonight.

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--->'''Moe:''' Wimp!
--->'''Calvin:''' ''OH....
Wimp!\\
''Calvin:''' ''OH...
OH YEAH??''
--->*BeatPanel*
--->'''Calvin:'''
YEAH??''\\
''(BeatPanel)''\\
'''Calvin:'''
What ''really'' bugs me is knowing I'll probably come up with a much sharper retort sometime tonight.



-->'''Jon''': "But what if your brother already has plans?" That's what I should have said!
-->'''[[CatsAreSnarkers Garfield]]''': Ol' Lightning Wit strikes again.

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-->'''Jon''': -->'''Jon:''' "But what if your brother already has plans?" That's what I should have said!
-->'''[[CatsAreSnarkers Garfield]]''': '''[[CatsAreSnarkers Garfield]]:''' Ol' Lightning Wit strikes again.



-->I was driving down the highway, and I'm swerving all over, 'cause I'm trying to change the radio, and just as I get the old one taken out I hear this traffic cop behind me, "Whee-oo, whee-oo, whee-oo" .... well, I shouldn't make fun of his speech impediment... He asks me to walk in a straight line, so I do, then he asks me "You call that a straight line?". Well, I should have said, I should have said.... "yes". But I was nervous and the only thing I could think of was "Well Officer Pythagoras, the closest you'll ever come to a straight line is if they do an electroencephalogram of your own brain-waves!"

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-->I was driving down the highway, and I'm swerving all over, 'cause I'm trying to change the radio, and just as I get the old one taken out I hear this traffic cop behind me, "Whee-oo, whee-oo, whee-oo" .... well, I shouldn't make fun of his speech impediment... He asks me to walk in a straight line, so I do, then he asks me "You call that a straight line?". Well, I should have said, I should have said.... "yes". But I was nervous and the only thing I could think of was "Well "Well, Officer Pythagoras, the closest you'll ever come to a straight line is if they do an electroencephalogram of your own brain-waves!" He said: "You're under arrest."



--> "I AM NOT SLOW!"\\
\\
"Shut up Becky!"

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--> ---> "I AM NOT SLOW!"\\
\\
SLOW!"\\\
"Shut up up, Becky!"



-->'''Marge''': You awful man! Stay away from my son!
-->'''Bob''': I'll stay away from your son alright. Stay away... forever!
-->'''Homer''': Oh no!
-->'''Bob''': Wait a minute, that's no good. (Leaves, groaning in frustration, only to return a moment later) Wait! I've got one now! Marge, say 'Stay away from my son' again!
-->'''Marge''': No!

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-->'''Marge''': --->'''Marge:''' You awful man! Stay away from my son!
-->'''Bob''':
son!\\
'''Bob:''' Oh,
I'll stay away from your son alright.''alright''. Stay away... forever!
-->'''Homer''': Oh no!
-->'''Bob''':
''(does a KubrickStare)'' ''forever!''\\
'''Homer:''' Oh, no!\\
'''Bob:'''
Wait a minute, that's no good. (Leaves, ''(leaves, groaning in frustration, only to return a moment later) later)'' Wait! I've got one now! Marge, say 'Stay "Stay away from my son' son" again!
-->'''Marge''': No!'''Marge:''' ''No!''



-->'''Mario:''' Let my friends go or else!
-->'''Koopa:''' Or else what?
-->'''Mario:''' Err... Just let them go, and I'll come back Tuesday and tell ya.

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-->'''Mario:''' Let my friends go or else!
-->'''Koopa:'''
else!\\
'''Koopa:'''
Or else what?
-->'''Mario:''' '''Mario:''' Err... Just let them go, and I'll come back Tuesday and tell ya.



--> '''Candace''': Snail! I'll call you 'snail'!
--> '''Wendy''': [[SarcasmMode Ooh. You're good.]]

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--> '''Candace''': -->'''Candace:''' Snail! I'll call you 'snail'!
--> '''Wendy''':
"snail"!\\
'''Wendy:'''
[[SarcasmMode Ooh. You're good.]]



--> '''Doof''': "So you see, Perry the Platypus, I have more hidden traps here than....than...what's something with a lot of traps?" [Later, after Perry escapes and the two are fighting:] "A golf course! That's something with a lot of traps!"

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--> '''Doof''': "So --->'''Doof:''' So you see, Perry the Platypus, I have more hidden traps here than....than...what's something with a lot of traps?" [Later, after Perry escapes and the two are fighting:] "A golf course! That's something with a lot of traps!"traps!
20th Jun '17 5:34:18 PM WillKeaton
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** From Calvin in [[http://www.gocomics.com/calvinandhobbes/1994/02/08 this]] strip:

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** From Calvin in [[http://www.gocomics.com/calvinandhobbes/1994/02/08 this]] strip:this strip:]]
25th Apr '17 10:09:57 AM Siempie
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* In the first ''Literature/ArtemisFowl'' book, Holly Short insults 12 year-old ChildProdigy Artemis by telling him she'll "buy [him] a lollipop when [she] gets back". Artemis is too stunned to reply, and delivers his (lame) comeback after she's ''long'' gone.
-->'''Artemis:''' [[LameComeback I don't like lollipops...]]
3rd Jul '16 2:29:46 PM luiz4200
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** Doof does it to Rodney when they enter a contest of inator making. Doof says Rodney will cry like something that cries a lot. In the end, Doof finally figures out that a baby cries a lot.
8th Jun '16 6:57:48 AM MegaMarioMan
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-->'''Jon''': "But what if your brother already has plans?" That's what I should have said!"

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-->'''Jon''': "But what if your brother already has plans?" That's what I should have said!"said!
3rd Jun '16 8:24:07 AM Tron80
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* Sexton experiences this in ''Death: The High Cost of Living'' after Didi tells him she's [[Comicbook/TheSandman Death]]:
-->'''Sexton:''' You know, I thought maybe you were kinda nice and kinda of smart. But I was dead wrong. You're just as crazy as everyone else...
-->'''Didi:''' Well, I thought you were someone dumb enough to get stuck under a fridge in a garbage dump. And I was dead right.
-->''[pause]''
-->''[Sexton walks out the door]''

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[[folder: Comics]]
Comic Books]]
* ''Comicbook/TheSandman'': Sexton experiences this in ''Death: The High Cost of Living'' after Didi tells him she's [[Comicbook/TheSandman Death]]:
Death:
-->'''Sexton:''' You know, I thought maybe you were kinda nice and kinda of smart. But I was dead wrong. You're just as crazy as everyone else...
-->'''Didi:'''
else...\\
'''Didi:'''
Well, I thought you were someone dumb enough to get stuck under a fridge in a garbage dump. And I was dead right.
-->''[pause]''
-->''[Sexton
right.\\
''[pause]''\\
''[Sexton
walks out the door]''


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[[folder:Fan Works]]
* ''Fanfic/OnceMoreWithFeeling'': At one point, Shinji muses that an underrated benefit of time travel is being able to use the quips you thought of too late.
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2nd Jun '16 3:41:54 PM MegaMarioMan
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* Calvin from ''ComicStrip/CalvinAndHobbes:'' "Oh yeah? Oh ''yeah??'' Well, remember what you said, because in a day or two, I'll have a witty and blistering retort! You'll be devastated ''then'', I promise!"

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* ''ComicStrip/CalvinAndHobbes''
** From
Calvin from ''ComicStrip/CalvinAndHobbes:'' "Oh in [[http://www.gocomics.com/calvinandhobbes/1994/02/08 this]] strip:
--->'''Calvin:''' Oh
yeah? Oh ''yeah??'' Well, remember what you said, because in a day or two, I'll have a witty and blistering retort! You'll be devastated ''then'', I promise!"promise!
** Lampshaded by Calvin in [[http://www.gocomics.com/calvinandhobbes/1992/03/24 this]] strip:
--->'''Moe:''' Wimp!
--->'''Calvin:''' ''OH.... OH YEAH??''
--->*BeatPanel*
--->'''Calvin:''' What ''really'' bugs me is knowing I'll probably come up with a much sharper retort sometime tonight.
30th May '16 7:40:10 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* George, in the "The Comeback" episode of ''{{Seinfeld}}'' does the thing of setting up the original scenario (which entails George flying from NYC to Akron, Ohio) so that Riley will repeat his insult. Unfortunately, Riley doesn't suffer from this:

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* George, in the "The Comeback" episode of ''{{Seinfeld}}'' ''Series/{{Seinfeld}}'' does the thing of setting up the original scenario (which entails George flying from NYC to Akron, Ohio) so that Riley will repeat his insult. Unfortunately, Riley doesn't suffer from this:
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