History Main / ComplainingAboutThingsYouHaventPaidFor

25th Feb '18 4:47:42 PM justthereforthecode
Is there an issue? Send a Message


This is of course TruthInTelevision. Just because you got something for free doesn't mean you have to like it. If anything, someone who did not pay for a product is much more likely to realize it's crap and throw it away, as they don't have to [[SunkCostFallacy justify to themselves having wasted money.]] Those who believe in the concept that "time is money" may also be prone to his, if they believe their time has been wasted. Also, this doesn't apply when something free actually ends up causing harm through no fault of the receiver.

to:

This is of course TruthInTelevision. Just because you got something for free doesn't mean you have to like it. If anything, someone who did not pay for a product is much more likely to realize it's crap and throw it away, as they don't have to [[SunkCostFallacy justify to themselves having wasted money.]] Those who believe in the concept that "time is money" may also be prone to his, this, if they believe their time has been wasted. Also, this doesn't apply when something free actually ends up causing harm through no fault of the receiver.
24th Feb '18 7:15:14 PM nombretomado
Is there an issue? Send a Message


-->-- ''SamAndMaxHitTheRoad''

to:

-->-- ''SamAndMaxHitTheRoad''
''VideoGame/SamAndMaxHitTheRoad''
19th Feb '18 12:33:12 AM Cryoclaste
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* One episode of ''JimmyNeutronBoyGenius'' had Jimmy's dad pay 150 dollars for tickets to a free school talent show. When Jimmy's mom points out that it was a free school function, he mutters, "Darn scalpers." After hearing that Jimmy's band (who have become extremely arrogant and demanding after thinking they're awesome despite Jimmy's instruments doing everything) won't be performing, he stands up and yells "I want my money back!" before he sits down and mutters that he didn't pay anything anyway in an embarrassed tone.

to:

* One episode of ''JimmyNeutronBoyGenius'' ''WesternAnimation/TheAdventuresOfJimmyNeutronBoyGenius'' had Jimmy's dad pay 150 dollars for tickets to a free school talent show. When Jimmy's mom points out that it was a free school function, he mutters, "Darn scalpers." After hearing that Jimmy's band (who have become extremely arrogant and demanding after thinking they're awesome despite Jimmy's instruments doing everything) won't be performing, he stands up and yells "I want my money back!" before he sits down and mutters that he didn't pay anything anyway in an embarrassed tone.
19th Dec '17 5:00:26 PM nombretomado
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* For ReactionAndReview, Hellsing has yet to actually pay for any of the movies he has reviewed. He either openly admits to downloading them, or they are sent by fans by way of his Amazon Wish List.

to:

* For ReactionAndReview, ''WebVideo/ReactionAndReview'', Hellsing has yet to actually pay for any of the movies he has reviewed. He either openly admits to downloading them, or they are sent by fans by way of his Amazon Wish List.
27th Aug '17 9:58:41 PM GrammarNavi
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* In Music/MitchBenn's 2015 show ''That Was the Future'', he talks a bit about how, a mere 10 years since YouTube began, we now feel personally affronted if we randomly decide we want to watch a film from forty years ago and it turns out no-one's uploaded it for us. "What am I not paying for?"

to:

* In Music/MitchBenn's 2015 show ''That Was the Future'', he talks a bit about how, a mere 10 years since YouTube Website/YouTube began, we now feel personally affronted if we randomly decide we want to watch a film from forty years ago and it turns out no-one's uploaded it for us. "What am I not paying for?"
6th Aug '17 12:38:00 PM SeanMurrayI
Is there an issue? Send a Message


This is commonly referred to with the saying "don't look a gift horse in the mouth." In other words, it would be like if you got a free horse, then looked in the horse's mouth and complained about the quality of its teeth. If someone tells you that you're looking a gift horse in the mouth, they're saying that you're being overly nitpicky about something you really shouldn't be, considering it cost you nothing to acquire.

to:

This is commonly referred to with the saying "don't saying, "Don't look a gift horse in the mouth." In other words, it would be like if you got a free horse, then looked in the horse's mouth and complained about the quality of its teeth. If someone tells you that you're looking a gift horse in the mouth, they're saying that you're being overly nitpicky about something you really shouldn't be, considering it cost you nothing to acquire.
"
6th Aug '17 11:25:36 AM KingLyger
Is there an issue? Send a Message


ComplainingAboutThingsYouHaventPaidFor is a trope about a person or character who acquires something at no monetary cost to him/her (usually through a promotional giveaway but can also cover things like outright thievery) and doesn't like it and will likely demand compensation for not liking it. This is commonly referred to with the saying "looking a gift horse in the mouth".

to:

ComplainingAboutThingsYouHaventPaidFor is a trope about a person or character who acquires something at no monetary cost to him/her (usually through a promotional giveaway but can also cover things like outright thievery) and doesn't like it and will likely demand compensation for not liking it. it.

This is commonly referred to with the saying "looking "don't look a gift horse in the mouth".
mouth." In other words, it would be like if you got a free horse, then looked in the horse's mouth and complained about the quality of its teeth. If someone tells you that you're looking a gift horse in the mouth, they're saying that you're being overly nitpicky about something you really shouldn't be, considering it cost you nothing to acquire.



'''No RealLife examples, please.'''

to:

'''No RealLife examples, please.''''''Administrivia/NoRealLifeExamplesPlease'''
1st Jul '17 12:36:26 PM WillKeaton
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* In ''[[http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0109440/ La Cité de la Peur]]'', a movie fails to start at a film festival, prompting the whole audience to complain, "Reimburse our invites!"

to:

* In ''[[http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0109440/ La Cité de la Peur]]'', Peur,]]'' a movie fails to start at a film festival, prompting the whole audience to complain, "Reimburse our invites!"
1st Mar '17 11:03:45 AM SeanMurrayI
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* In the Podcast/RiffTrax of ''Film/{{Glitter}}'', during Billie Frank's emotional speech, Mike says he wants his money back. Mary-Jo says "I got in free, and I want my money back too."


Added DiffLines:

* In the Podcast/RiffTrax of ''Film/{{Glitter}}'', during Billie Frank's emotional speech, Mike says that he wants his money back. Mary-Jo responds, "I got in free, and I want my money back too."
28th Feb '17 7:23:34 PM Pinokio
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

* In the Podcast/RiffTrax of ''Film/{{Glitter}}'', during Billie Frank's emotional speech, Mike says he wants his money back. Mary-Jo says "I got in free, and I want my money back too."
This list shows the last 10 events of 114. Show all.
http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/article_history.php?article=Main.ComplainingAboutThingsYouHaventPaidFor