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22nd Aug '16 12:58:45 PM Generality
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* It's implicit in ''Anime/DragonBallSuper'' that Zen'O, the KingOfAllCosmos, is pretty bored of being treated with effusive politeness and deference by everyone around him. He ends up befriending Goku as he seems to be the only being in the multiverse capable of treating him like a normal person.
13th Aug '16 6:49:35 PM OgreProdigy
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* In ''VisualNovel/{{Tsukihime}}'', Shiki tries to get the twin {{Meido}} to stop calling him [[UsefulNotes/JapaneseHonorifics "sama"]]. Kohaku complies, Hisui doesn't.

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* In ''VisualNovel/{{Tsukihime}}'', Shiki tries to get the twin {{Meido}} to stop calling him [[UsefulNotes/JapaneseHonorifics "sama"]]. Kohaku [[TheSocialExpert Kohaku]] complies, Hisui [[EmotionlessGirl Hisui]] doesn't.
18th Jul '16 12:39:10 PM Willbyr
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* The third [[AudioAdaptation Megami Sound Stage]] of ''Franchise/LyricalNanoha'' reveals that Hayate has been trying to get [[spoiler:Agito]], who recently joined her family, to call her by [[FirstNameBasis her first name]] rather than "Commander/Lieutenant Colonel [[LastNameBasis Yagami]]". [[spoiler:Agito]] is initially unable to do so, but eventually starts calling her "Meister Hayate."

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* ''Franchise/LyricalNanoha'':
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The third [[AudioAdaptation Megami Sound Stage]] of ''Franchise/LyricalNanoha'' reveals that Hayate has been trying to get [[spoiler:Agito]], who recently joined her family, to call her by [[FirstNameBasis her first name]] rather than "Commander/Lieutenant Colonel [[LastNameBasis Yagami]]". [[spoiler:Agito]] is initially unable to do so, but eventually starts calling her "Meister Hayate."



-->'''C-3P0:''' I see, Sir.
-->'''Luke:''' You can call me Luke.
-->'''C-3P0:''' I see, Sir Luke.
-->'''Luke:''' (''chuckling'') Nah, just Luke.

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-->'''C-3P0:''' I see, Sir.
-->'''Luke:'''
Sir.\\
'''Luke:'''
You can call me Luke.
-->'''C-3P0:'''
Luke.\\
'''C-3P0:'''
I see, Sir Luke.
-->'''Luke:''' (''chuckling'')
Luke.\\
'''Luke:''' *''chuckling''*
Nah, just Luke.



-->'''Martin''': Something mighty fishy about this trail, Uncle Ethan.
-->'''Ethan''': Don't call me "uncle". I ain't your uncle.
-->'''Martin''': Yes, sir.
-->'''Ethan''': No need to call me "sir" either. Nor "grandpa", nor "Methuselah".
-->'''Martin''': What do you want me to call you?
-->'''Ethan''': Name's Ethan.

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-->'''Martin''': Something mighty fishy about this trail, Uncle Ethan.
-->'''Ethan''':
Ethan.\\
'''Ethan''':
Don't call me "uncle". I ain't your uncle.
-->'''Martin''':
uncle.\\
'''Martin''':
Yes, sir.
-->'''Ethan''':
sir.\\
'''Ethan''':
No need to call me "sir" either. Nor "grandpa", nor "Methuselah".
-->'''Martin''':
"Methuselah".\\
'''Martin''':
What do you want me to call you?
-->'''Ethan''':
you?\\
'''Ethan''':
Name's Ethan.



--->'''Henke''': Rule Number One. Unless we're trying to impress some foreign potentate or convince some newsy we're really earning our lordly salaries, we all have better things to do than spend our time bowing and scraping before my towering presence.
--->'''Cynthia Lecter''': Yes, Milady.
--->'''Henke''': Rule Number Two. It's 'Ma'am,' not 'Milady,' unless the aforementioned foreign potentate or newsy is present.

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--->'''Henke''': Rule Number One. Unless we're trying to impress some foreign potentate or convince some newsy we're really earning our lordly salaries, we all have better things to do than spend our time bowing and scraping before my towering presence.
--->'''Cynthia
presence.\\
'''Cynthia
Lecter''': Yes, Milady.
--->'''Henke''':
Milady.\\
'''Henke''':
Rule Number Two. It's 'Ma'am,' not 'Milady,' unless the aforementioned foreign potentate or newsy is present.






--> '''Snape''': Do you remember me telling you that we are practising non-verbal spells, Potter?
--> '''Harry''': Yes.
--> '''Snape''': Yes ''sir''.
--> '''Harry''': There's no need to call me sir, Professor.

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--> '''Snape''': -->'''Snape''': Do you remember me telling you that we are practising non-verbal spells, Potter?
-->
Potter?\\
'''Harry''': Yes.
-->
Yes.\\
'''Snape''': Yes ''sir''.
-->
''sir''.\\
'''Harry''': There's no need to call me sir, Professor.



-->'''Abby: '''Thank you, sir!\\
'''Gibbs: '''Don't call me sir.\\
'''Abby: '''Thank you, ma'am!\\
''(amused reaction from Gibbs)''

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-->'''Abby: '''Thank --->'''Abby:''' Thank you, sir!\\
'''Gibbs: '''Don't '''Gibbs:''' Don't call me sir.\\
'''Abby: '''Thank '''Abby:''' Thank you, ma'am!\\
''(amused
ma'am! *''walks away''*\\
*''amused
reaction from Gibbs)''Gibbs''*
14th Jul '16 8:07:40 AM Nazetrime
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* In ''Literature/{{Noob}}'' and its SpinOff ''Literature/{{Neogicia}}'', Keynn Lucans, the leader of the Empire does not like being called "Emperor".

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* In ''Literature/{{Noob}}'' and its SpinOff ''Literature/{{Neogicia}}'', Keynn Lucans, the leader of the Empire does not like being called "Emperor". The former work has him reminding a trusted subordinate of his named Saly of the fact, while the latter shows a younger Saly discovering this upon meeting him for the first time.
14th Jul '16 8:04:03 AM Nazetrime
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* In ''Literature/{{Noob}}'' and its SpinOff ''Literature/{{Neogicia}}'', Keynn Lucans, the leader of the Empire does not like being called "Emperor".
25th Jun '16 9:38:47 AM StarTropes
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* When Brandon first appears on ''Anime/{{Pokemon]}'', he demands to not be called "Mister" in LargeHam fashion.

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* When Brandon first appears on ''Anime/{{Pokemon]}'', ''Anime/{{Pokemon}}'', he demands to not be called "Mister" in LargeHam fashion.
25th Jun '16 9:37:18 AM StarTropes
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* When Brandon first appears on ''Anime/{{Pokemon]}'', he demands to not be called "Mister" in LargeHam fashion.
22nd Jun '16 7:38:39 AM MeleKalikimaka
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* ''WesternAnimation/{{TUGS}}'': Ten Cents tells this to Sunshine in the first episode, and that the only "Sir" is their boss, Captain Star.
30th May '16 3:31:23 PM Rysto
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** In ''Literature/HarryPotterAndTheHalfBloodPrince'', Snape again insists on being called "sir" and he chastises Harry for not doing so. This leads to Harry's famous riposte "There's no need to call me 'sir', Professor."

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** In ''Literature/HarryPotterAndTheHalfBloodPrince'', Snape again insists on being called "sir" and he chastises Harry for not doing so. This leads to Harry's famous riposte "There's riposte:
--> '''Snape''': Do you remember me telling you that we are practising non-verbal spells, Potter?
--> '''Harry''': Yes.
--> '''Snape''': Yes ''sir''.
--> '''Harry''': There's
no need to call me 'sir', sir, Professor."
29th May '16 3:41:52 AM Doug86
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* ComicBook/{{Cyclops}} of the ComicBook/{{X-Men}} just can't call Professor Xavier anything other than his title and surname, even when the Professor asks him to call him "Charles".

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* ComicBook/{{Cyclops}} of the ComicBook/{{X-Men}} ComicBook/XMen just can't call Professor Xavier anything other than his title and surname, even when the Professor asks him to call him "Charles".
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