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25th Nov '17 8:22:29 AM LavonPapillon1
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* In ''Fanfic/TheEarthAdventuresOfMonStar'', Star's self-confidence takes a blow when a random child points at her and goes "Mom look its a monster!"
14th Oct '17 5:29:54 PM ElSquibbonator
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* There is a creature from Pennsylvania folklore called a Squonk, which is said be so ugly that it dissolves into a puddle of tears whenever anyone sees it, which is why it has never been captured alive.
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12th Sep '17 1:52:11 PM VicGeorge2011
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* From the ''Literature/SongOfSongs'' from Literature/TheBible:
-->''Do not gaze at me, because I am dark,''
-->''because the sun has looked upon me.''
28th Aug '17 10:37:02 AM SeaRover
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Not to be confused with the remarkably similar, defensive stock phrase said when everyone in the room labels a character as the most likely culprit of some misdeed of which he's not (entirely) guilty by leveling him an accusing stare -- "Don't look at '''me!'''" rather than "Don't '''look''' at me!" -- which is... [[NotMeThisTime another trope entirely]]. Nor is it to be confused with the also similar stock phrase where the characters are trying to figure out an explanation for a confusing or mysterious situation, and one who is believed to have special insight, or simply intelligent enough to figure such things out is looked to, only to respond this way. It should also not be confused with a situation where the characters are trying to [[GotVolunteered single out a patsy]] to undertake [[WhoWillBellTheCat an unpleasant but necessary task]], leading the victim to offer this response.

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Not to be confused with the remarkably similar, defensive stock phrase said when everyone in the room labels a character as the most likely culprit of some misdeed of which he's not (entirely) guilty by leveling him an accusing stare -- "Don't look at '''me!'''" rather than "Don't '''look''' at me!" -- which is... [[NotMeThisTime another trope entirely]]. Nor is it to be confused with the also similar stock phrase where the characters are trying to figure out an explanation for a confusing or mysterious situation, and one who is believed to have special insight, or simply intelligent enough to figure such things out is looked to, only to respond this way. It should also not be confused with a situation where the characters are trying to [[GotVolunteered single out a patsy]] to undertake [[WhoWillBellTheCat an unpleasant but necessary task]], leading the victim to offer this response.
response. Or the version someone says to express anger at another, which would be something like "Don't you even look at me!" (with "you" being optional).
30th May '17 2:04:30 PM MiinU
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ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin, this is when someone doesn't like to be looked at, with the title being the StockPhrase you're most likely to hear them bellow to underline the point. Compared to HatesBeingTouched, this one tends to be a more temporary state of being, often triggered by a HeroicBSOD, transformation into a BodyHorror, or revealing a RedRightHand -- after all, it can be understandably difficult to write a character who actively seeks to go unnoticed. Such situations are often remedied with TheHero giving the afflicted LoveInterest a CooldownHug and telling her that [[UnderstandingBoyfriend he still loves her]], or that [[FreakinessShame her wings are beautiful]].

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ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin, this is when someone doesn't like to be looked at, with the title being the StockPhrase you're most likely to hear them bellow to underline the point. Compared to HatesBeingTouched, this one tends to be a more temporary state of being, often triggered by a HeroicBSOD, or a transformation into a BodyHorror, or revealing BodyHorror. Also, a RedRightHand -- after all, it can be understandably difficult to write a character who actively seeks to go unnoticed.very likely post-trauma reaction if they've been DefiledForever. Such situations are often remedied with TheHero giving the afflicted LoveInterest a CooldownHug and telling her that [[UnderstandingBoyfriend he still loves her]], or that [[FreakinessShame her wings are beautiful]].
8th May '17 9:06:51 PM KhymChanur
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* Happens when you take a picture to scandalize and show the PC's mom (no, seriously) of a rival Mafia member in a diaper with prostitutes in ''VideoGame/GrandTheftAutoLibertyCityStories''.

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* Happens when you take a picture to scandalize and show the PC's mom (no, seriously) →_← of a rival Mafia member in a diaper with prostitutes in ''VideoGame/GrandTheftAutoLibertyCityStories''.



* [[Wiki/SCPFoundation SCP]]-[[http://scp-wiki.wikidot.com/scp-096 096]], a humanoid creature that goes into a murderous rage if anyone sees its face, becoming an ImplacableMan as it charges in a straight line towards the offending individual without any possible way to slow it down. This even applies to photographs and video (but not drawings) that show its face, including one instance of a photograph where its face made up a grand total of ''4 pixels'' and had been in somebody's house for ''years'' without incident because nobody had looked at those ''exact'' 4 pixels before. Also, [[http://www.scp-wiki.net/scp-173 SCP-173]], which follows [[Franchise/SuperMarioBros Boo]] rules in that you have to be looking at if you ''don't'' want it to kill you.

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* [[Wiki/SCPFoundation SCP]]-[[http://scp-wiki.wikidot.com/scp-096 096]], a humanoid creature that goes into a murderous rage if anyone sees its face, becoming an ImplacableMan TheJuggernaut as it charges in a straight line towards the offending individual without any possible way to kill it, or even slow it down. This even applies to photographs and video (but not drawings) that show its face, including one instance of a photograph where its face made up a grand total of ''4 pixels'' and had been in somebody's house for ''years'' without incident because nobody had looked at those ''exact'' 4 pixels before. Also, [[http://www.scp-wiki.net/scp-173 SCP-173]], which follows [[Franchise/SuperMarioBros Boo]] rules in that you have to be looking at if you ''don't'' want it to kill you.
3rd Apr '17 6:23:15 PM nombretomado
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* The animated ''PunkyBrewster'' episode "Pretty Ugly" had Glomer turning Margaux's face into a glomley face (a glomley is a leprechaun helper in Glomer's world) just before attending an important upscale party. Punky has to impersonate Margaux until her face returns to normal, but Margaux finds out. Eventually, Margaux's face returns to normal, which she doesn't know yet (she's on the verge of wringing Punky's neck), and when Avery Bigelow--the kid who invited Margaux--enters, Margaux tearfully entreats "Don't look at me! I'm ugly!" Punky holds a shiny pan to Margaux so she can see she is back to normal.

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* The animated ''PunkyBrewster'' ''WesternAnimation/PunkyBrewster'' episode "Pretty Ugly" had Glomer turning Margaux's face into a glomley face (a glomley is a leprechaun helper in Glomer's world) just before attending an important upscale party. Punky has to impersonate Margaux until her face returns to normal, but Margaux finds out. Eventually, Margaux's face returns to normal, which she doesn't know yet (she's on the verge of wringing Punky's neck), and when Avery Bigelow--the kid who invited Margaux--enters, Margaux tearfully entreats "Don't look at me! I'm ugly!" Punky holds a shiny pan to Margaux so she can see she is back to normal.
29th Mar '17 3:14:02 AM M84
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* In ''WesternAnimation/TheAmazingWorldOfGumball'' "The Potato", Steve Small hosts a therapy session to help Darwin kick his potato cravings, citing his own success at converting to vegetarianism. It seems to work, until Darwin notices a string of sausages and a pile of steaks that Small has hidden in his desk. Small confesses that he still craves meat. When Darwin runs back home to go cold-turkey on his own, Gumball tries to tell Small that Darwin is skipping out on school, only to catch Small tearing into a raw steak like an animal. Small screams "Don't look at me!" while he has still has bits of meat on his face.

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* In ''WesternAnimation/TheAmazingWorldOfGumball'' "The Potato", Steve Small hosts a therapy session to help Darwin kick his potato cravings, citing his own success at converting to vegetarianism. It seems to work, until Darwin notices a string of sausages and a pile of steaks that Small has hidden in his desk. Small confesses that he still craves meat. When Darwin runs back home to go cold-turkey on his own, Gumball tries to tell Small that Darwin is skipping out on school, only to catch Small tearing into a raw steak like an animal. Small screams "Don't look at me!" while he has still has bits of meat on his face.
13th Mar '17 7:22:40 PM thatother1dude
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** Peedee says this in the episode ''Restaurant Wars'' when Steven tries to talk to him while he's wearing a pizza costume.
** A more serious example happens in the episode ''Jailbreak'', when Steven finds Ruby locked up.

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** Peedee says this in In the episode ''Restaurant Wars'' when Steven tries to talk to him while he's wearing a pizza costume.
** A more serious example happens in the episode ''Jailbreak'', when
"Jail Break", Steven finds Ruby locked up.up, but she initially tries to shoe him away [[spoiler:because Garnet (who is [[FusionDance a fusion of Ruby and another gem]]) wanted to save their meeting for Steven's next birthday]].



'''Ruby:''' NO! I mean... [[NoIndoorVoice DON'T LOOK]] [[DontLookAtMe AT ME]]! Just! Go away...

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'''Ruby:''' NO! I mean... [[NoIndoorVoice DON'T LOOK]] [[DontLookAtMe LOOK AT ME]]! Just! Go away...away...
** In the episode "Restaurant Wars", Mr. Fryman's french fry stand and Kofi's pizza restaurants start trying to outdo the other at their usual food. This leads to Peedee walking around in a pizza costume, running away while telling Steven not to look at him.



--> '''Chickenfoot''': I used to be human, like you. And I worked at a Chicky-Licky, just like you!
--> '''Dib''': But I dont work at a Chicky Licky-
--> '''Chickenfoot''': DONT LOOK AT ME!!!

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--> '''Chickenfoot''': I used to be human, like you. And I worked at a Chicky-Licky, just like you!
-->
you!\\
'''Dib''': But I dont don't work at a Chicky Licky-
-->
Licky--\\
'''Chickenfoot''': DONT DON'T LOOK AT ME!!!



--> '''Knuckles''': Don't look at me! I'm a monster! A MONSTER! *runs out of the room*
--> '''Sonic''': Ugh, hope this turns out better than when he thought he was a ballerina.
--> *cue flashback*
--> '''Knuckles''': Don't look at me! I'm a ballerina! A BALLERINA! *gracefully dances out of the room*

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--> '''Knuckles''': Don't look at me! I'm a monster! A MONSTER! *runs out of the room*
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room*\\
'''Sonic''': Ugh, hope this turns out better than when he thought he was a ballerina.
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ballerina.\\
*cue flashback*
-->
flashback*\\
'''Knuckles''': Don't look at me! I'm a ballerina! A BALLERINA! *gracefully dances out of the room*
13th Mar '17 3:09:23 AM M84
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* In ''WesternAnimation/TheAmazingWorldOfGumball'' "The Potato", Steve Smalls hosts a therapy session to help Darwin kick his potato cravings, citing his own success at converting to vegetarianism. It seems to work, until Darwin notices a string of sausages and a pile of steaks that Smalls has hidden in his desk. Smalls confesses that he still craves meat. When Darwin runs back home to go cold-turkey on his own, Gumball tries to tell Smalls that Darwin is skipping out on school, only to catch Smalls tearing into a raw steak like an animal. Smalls screams "Don't look at me!" while he has still has bits of meat on his face.

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* In ''WesternAnimation/TheAmazingWorldOfGumball'' "The Potato", Steve Smalls Small hosts a therapy session to help Darwin kick his potato cravings, citing his own success at converting to vegetarianism. It seems to work, until Darwin notices a string of sausages and a pile of steaks that Smalls Small has hidden in his desk. Smalls Small confesses that he still craves meat. When Darwin runs back home to go cold-turkey on his own, Gumball tries to tell Smalls Small that Darwin is skipping out on school, only to catch Smalls Small tearing into a raw steak like an animal. Smalls Small screams "Don't look at me!" while he has still has bits of meat on his face.
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