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21st Nov '17 6:01:52 AM blkwhtrbbt
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* ''VideoGame/AssassinsCreedOrigins'' has the "Headache Remedy". It's effects are rather permanent, though given that it's a [[https://acorigins.fanswiki.com/Headache_Remedy heavy blunt weapon]].
13th Nov '17 6:02:13 PM AgentKyles
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* In ''Film/CaptainAmericaTheFirstAvenger'', Johann Schmidt decided, after some Nazi officers referred to him as "Red Skull" (a name he ''[[BerserkButton despises]]'') when chewing him out, to "show them his weapons."



* Leia Organa's impending execution in ''Franchise/StarWars: Film/ANewHope''. "I'm afraid she's scheduled to be terminated."



* A rare use by the good guys in "Item 47," one of the Film/MarvelOneShots short films, when a SHIELD agent orders another to neutralize (kill) two civilians simply because they got their hands on some alien tech. The agent ordered to do the kill however, [[ScrewTheRulesIMakeThem ultimately interprets the order differently]].



* Film/MarvelCinematicUniverse:
** In ''Film/CaptainAmericaTheFirstAvenger'', Johann Schmidt decided, after some Nazi officers referred to him as "Red Skull" (a name he ''[[BerserkButton despises]]'') when chewing him out, to "show them his weapons."
** An ArmsDealer in ''Film/AvengersAgeOfUltron'' is on the phone with a client he's very unhappy with. At the end of the conversation he warns the customer that if things don't go how he wants, "The next missile I send you will come ''much'' faster."
** A rare use by the good guys in "Item 47," one of the Film/MarvelOneShots short films, when a SHIELD agent orders another to neutralize (kill) two civilians simply because they got their hands on some alien tech. The agent ordered to do the kill however, [[ScrewTheRulesIMakeThem ultimately interprets the order differently]].



--> ''Goon'': "And if she runs, then what?"
--> ''Vince'': "Take care of it"\\

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--> ''Goon'': -->'''Goon''': "And if she runs, then what?"
--> ''Vince'':
what?"\\
'''Vince''':
"Take care of it"\\



* Franchise/StarWars:
** Leia Organa's impending execution in ''Franchise/StarWars: Film/ANewHope''. "I'm afraid she's scheduled to be terminated."
** In ''Film/RevengeOfTheSith'', the BigBad Darth Sidious tells the leaders of Separatists Alliance he sent his new apprentice Darth Vader to their HQ to "take care of them". [[TooDumbToLive They don't take the hint]].



* In ''Film/RevengeOfTheSith'', the BigBad Darth Sidious tells the leaders of Separatists Alliance he sent his new apprentice Darth Vader to their HQ to "take care of them". [[TooDumbToLive They don't take the hint]].
* An ArmsDealer in ''Film/AvengersAgeOfUltron'' is on the phone with a client he's very unhappy with. At the end of the conversation he warns the customer that if things don't go how he wants, "The next missile I send you will come ''much'' faster."
26th Oct '17 9:12:36 AM Chabal2
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* A lawyer is said to have written to a RemittanceMan's father of his son's death, tactfully avoiding any mention of the fact that he was hanged for cattle rustling: "Regret to inform you of the death of your son. He was participating in a public event when the platform gave way."
21st Oct '17 9:38:49 AM Creidiki
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*During the Algerian war french conducted mass arrests and interrogations to find The FNL guerillas. When they let person go he was reported to have been "set free". When they were killed they were reported to have been "liberated".
19th Oct '17 12:44:34 PM ironballs16
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'''Henchman:''' This is gonna be "let's hope Professor Ritson meets with a little accident" all over again! We spent nine months ''hoping'' that Professor Ritson would meet with an accident, until Leslie made it clear it was an accident ''we'' were supposed to ''make happen!''

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'''Henchman:''' This is gonna be "let's hope Professor Ritson [[MakeItLookLikeAnAccident meets with a little accident" accident]]" all over again! We spent nine months ''hoping'' that Professor Ritson would meet with an accident, until Leslie made it clear it was an accident ''we'' were supposed to ''make happen!''
18th Oct '17 11:22:18 PM Caswin
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** Much later, Bond ends up dwelling on the use of the word "hit" among the mob, which is preceded by a genuinely funny moment where Goldfinger (who normally comes across as nearly emotionless) claims with a straight face that two separate gangsters fell down the stairs and died.
12th Oct '17 4:19:59 PM VanHohenheimOfXerxes
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* Another far-right catchphrase (often associated with "physical removal," and popular in the aforementioned defunct subreddit) is "free helicopter rides," referring to the practice of [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Death_flights throwing political dissidents into the ocean from an aircraft]]. This method of extrajudicial execution occurred under a number of regimes, including Zaire (before it became the UsefulNotes/DemocraticRepublicOfTheCongo) as well as UsefulNotes/TheFrenchColonialEmpire, but is most infamously associated with UsefulNotes/{{Argentina}} under the UsefulNotes/NationalReorganizationProcess, which is the period that the "free helicopter rides" memes are invariably harkening back to -- though they often [[TheCapitalOfBrazilIsBuenosAires mistakenly associate]] it with the neighboring country of UsefulNotes/{{Chile}} under UsefulNotes/AugustoPinochet.

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* Another far-right catchphrase (often associated with "physical removal," and popular in the aforementioned defunct subreddit) is "free helicopter rides," referring to the practice of [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Death_flights throwing political dissidents into the ocean from an aircraft]]. This method of extrajudicial execution occurred under a number of regimes, including Zaire (before it became the UsefulNotes/DemocraticRepublicOfTheCongo) as well as UsefulNotes/TheFrenchColonialEmpire, but is most infamously associated with UsefulNotes/{{Argentina}} under the UsefulNotes/NationalReorganizationProcess, UsefulNotes/NationalReorganizationProcess and UsefulNotes/{{Chile}} under UsefulNotes/AugustoPinochet, which is the period that the "free helicopter rides" memes are invariably harkening back to -- though they often [[TheCapitalOfBrazilIsBuenosAires mistakenly associate]] it with the neighboring country of UsefulNotes/{{Chile}} under UsefulNotes/AugustoPinochet.to.
12th Oct '17 12:28:34 PM VanHohenheimOfXerxes
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* Another far-right catchphrase (often associated with "physical removal," and popular in the aforementioned defunct subreddit) is "free helicopter rides," referring to the practice of [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Death_flights throwing political dissidents into the ocean from an aircraft]]. This method of extrajudicial execution occurred under a number of regimes, including Zaire (before it became the UsefulNotes/DemocraticRepublicOfTheCongo) UsefulNotes/TheFrenchColonialEmpire, but is most infamously associated with UsefulNotes/{{Argentina}} under the UsefulNotes/NationalReorganizationProcess, which is the period that the "free helicopter rides" memes are invariably harkening back to -- though they often [[TheCapitalOfBrazilIsBuenosAires mistakenly associate]] it with the neighboring country of UsefulNotes/{{Chile}} under UsefulNotes/AugustoPinochet.

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* Another far-right catchphrase (often associated with "physical removal," and popular in the aforementioned defunct subreddit) is "free helicopter rides," referring to the practice of [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Death_flights throwing political dissidents into the ocean from an aircraft]]. This method of extrajudicial execution occurred under a number of regimes, including Zaire (before it became the UsefulNotes/DemocraticRepublicOfTheCongo) as well as UsefulNotes/TheFrenchColonialEmpire, but is most infamously associated with UsefulNotes/{{Argentina}} under the UsefulNotes/NationalReorganizationProcess, which is the period that the "free helicopter rides" memes are invariably harkening back to -- though they often [[TheCapitalOfBrazilIsBuenosAires mistakenly associate]] it with the neighboring country of UsefulNotes/{{Chile}} under UsefulNotes/AugustoPinochet.
12th Oct '17 12:28:08 PM VanHohenheimOfXerxes
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* Another far-right catchphrase (often associated with "physical removal," and popular in the aforementioned defunct subreddit) is "free helicopter rides," referring to the practice of [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Death_flights throwing political dissidents into the ocean from an aircraft]]. This method of extrajudicial execution occurred under a number of regimes, including Zaire (before it became the UsefulNotes/DemocraticRepublicOfTheCongo) UsefulNotes/TheFrenchColonialEmpire, but is most infamously associated with UsefulNotes/{{Argentina}} under the UsefulNotes/NationalReorganizationProcess, which is the period that the "free helicopter rides" memes are invariably harkening back to --
though they often [[TheCapitalOfBrazilIsBuenosAires mistakenly associate]] it with the neighboring country of UsefulNotes/{{Chile}} under UsefulNotes/AugustoPinochet.

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* Another far-right catchphrase (often associated with "physical removal," and popular in the aforementioned defunct subreddit) is "free helicopter rides," referring to the practice of [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Death_flights throwing political dissidents into the ocean from an aircraft]]. This method of extrajudicial execution occurred under a number of regimes, including Zaire (before it became the UsefulNotes/DemocraticRepublicOfTheCongo) UsefulNotes/TheFrenchColonialEmpire, but is most infamously associated with UsefulNotes/{{Argentina}} under the UsefulNotes/NationalReorganizationProcess, which is the period that the "free helicopter rides" memes are invariably harkening back to --
-- though they often [[TheCapitalOfBrazilIsBuenosAires mistakenly associate]] it with the neighboring country of UsefulNotes/{{Chile}} under UsefulNotes/AugustoPinochet.
12th Oct '17 12:20:00 PM VanHohenheimOfXerxes
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* Another far-right catchphrase (often associated with "physical removal," and popular in the aforementioned defunct subreddit) is "free helicopter rides," referring to the practice of [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Death_flights throwing political dissidents into the ocean from an aircraft]].
* Vladimir Putin supposedly has his own catch phrase when he wants someone to be killed, roughly translated as "someone should do something about X". If true, it also gives him plausible deniability if hes even accused of murder, as he can always say one of his subordinates misinterpreted him.

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* Another far-right catchphrase (often associated with "physical removal," and popular in the aforementioned defunct subreddit) is "free helicopter rides," referring to the practice of [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Death_flights throwing political dissidents into the ocean from an aircraft]].
aircraft]]. This method of extrajudicial execution occurred under a number of regimes, including Zaire (before it became the UsefulNotes/DemocraticRepublicOfTheCongo) UsefulNotes/TheFrenchColonialEmpire, but is most infamously associated with UsefulNotes/{{Argentina}} under the UsefulNotes/NationalReorganizationProcess, which is the period that the "free helicopter rides" memes are invariably harkening back to --
though they often [[TheCapitalOfBrazilIsBuenosAires mistakenly associate]] it with the neighboring country of UsefulNotes/{{Chile}} under UsefulNotes/AugustoPinochet.
* Vladimir Putin UsefulNotes/VladimirPutin supposedly has his own catch phrase when he wants someone to be killed, roughly translated as "someone should do something about X". If true, it also gives him plausible deniability if hes even accused of murder, as he can always say one of his subordinates misinterpreted him.
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