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2nd Feb '17 1:40:22 PM Tacitus
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* In the season 2 finale of ''Machinima/RedVsBlue'', one character commented on the irony of the situation the cast had found themselves in, which unfortunately sparked a two-hour (off-screen) argument about whether the situation fit the definition of "ironic." The opening lines to the discussion produces several examples of things which aren't ironic:
-->'''Simmons''': No, ironic would be if we had to work together to hurt each other.\\

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* In the season 2 finale of ''Machinima/RedVsBlue'', one character commented on the irony of the situation the cast had found themselves in, two rival teams [[EnemyMine being forced to work together]], which unfortunately sparked a two-hour (off-screen) prompted an argument about over whether the situation scenario fit the definition of "ironic." The opening lines to the discussion produces several examples of things which aren't ironic:
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-->'''Simmons''': No, ironic would be if we had to work together to hurt ''hurt'' each other.\\



''*two hours later*''\\
'''Church''': Okay, so we all agree that while the current situation is not totally ironic, the fact that we now have to work together is odd in an unexpected way that defies our normal circumstances. Is everybody happy with that?

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''*two hours later*''\\
''Two Hours Later''\\
'''Church''': Okay, Okay... so we all agree that while the current situation is not totally ''totally'' ironic, the fact that we now have to work together is odd in an unexpected way that defies our normal circumstances. Is everybody happy ''happy'' with that?


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* In ''WebVideo/SwordArtOnlineAbridged'', what makes Kirito and Asuna start to really appreciate Yui is when she corrects Yullier that the "peace conference" in a dungeon that turned out to be a trap her husband fell into isn't ironic, but closer to "completely expected."
-->'''Yulier:''' Wha... what are you talking about?\\
'''Yui:''' [[LiteralMinded Irony, noun: "A state of affairs or an event that seems deliberately contrary to what one expects, and is often amusing as a result."]] Example: Your leader is named Thinker, [[BrutalHonesty yet he appears to be something of a dullard.]]\\
'''Yulier:''' (''gasps'')\\
'''Kirito:''' Holy ''cow'', Yui! That was amazing! I wish I had like [[MicDrop a tiny mic for you to drop!]]\\
'''Asuna:''' ''[[{{Squee}} Oh my god, that would be adorable!]]''
22nd Nov '16 11:15:41 AM BiffJr
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** The right side of the picture, showing rain on someone's wedding day, is a reference to the Music/AlanisMorissette song that is the trope namer for IsntItIronic

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** The right side of the picture, showing rain on someone's wedding day, is a reference to the Music/AlanisMorissette song that is the trope namer for IsntItIronicIsntItIronic [[note]] But isn't it ironic that nothing in a song called "Isn't it ironic" is ironic? [[/note]]
9th Nov '16 3:18:10 PM WillKeaton
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** The right side of the picture, showing rain on someone's wedding day, is a reference to the Music/AlanisMorissette song that is the trope namer for IsntItIronic.

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** The right side of the picture, showing rain on someone's wedding day, is a reference to the Music/AlanisMorissette song that is the trope namer for IsntItIronic.IsntItIronic
18th Oct '16 8:13:45 PM nombretomado
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* In ''FriskyDingo'', when former billionaire Xander Crews winds up homeless, the documentarian says it's ironic how he's now living in cardboard boxes produced by the company he used to own. Xander says that's not what irony means, while the documentarian replies that that's ''exactly'' what irony means.

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* In ''FriskyDingo'', ''WesternAnimation/FriskyDingo'', when former billionaire Xander Crews winds up homeless, the documentarian says it's ironic how he's now living in cardboard boxes produced by the company he used to own. Xander says that's not what irony means, while the documentarian replies that that's ''exactly'' what irony means.
9th Mar '16 9:10:57 PM GrammarNavi
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* An episode of ''Series/KingOfQueens'' had Doug call something ironic and Arthur insist that that's not what irony is. [[BrickJoke At the end of the episode]], Arthur wakes Doug up in the middle of the night claiming he looked up ironic in the dictionary, and admits he was wrong: he thought "ironic" meant "made entirely of iron".

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* An episode of ''Series/KingOfQueens'' ''Series/TheKingOfQueens'' had Doug call something ironic and Arthur insist that that's not what irony is. [[BrickJoke At the end of the episode]], Arthur wakes Doug up in the middle of the night claiming he looked up ironic in the dictionary, and admits he was wrong: he thought "ironic" meant "made entirely of iron".
5th Dec '15 3:07:23 PM DarkHunter
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* In the season 2 finale of ''Machinima/RedVsBlue'', one character commented on the irony of the situation the cast had found themselves in, which unfortunately sparked a two-hour (off-screen) argument about whether the situation fit the definition of "ironic." The opening lines to the discussion produces several examples of things which aren't ironic, including this gem from Caboose:
--> "I think it would be ironic if we were all made of iron."

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* In the season 2 finale of ''Machinima/RedVsBlue'', one character commented on the irony of the situation the cast had found themselves in, which unfortunately sparked a two-hour (off-screen) argument about whether the situation fit the definition of "ironic." The opening lines to the discussion produces several examples of things which aren't ironic, including this gem from Caboose:
--> "I
ironic:
-->'''Simmons''': No, ironic would be if we had to work together to hurt each other.\\
'''Donut''': No, ironic would be if instead of that guy kidnapping Lopez, Lopez kidnapped ''him''.\\
'''Sarge''': I
think it would be ironic if we were our guns didn't shoot bullets, but instead squirted a healing salve that cured all wounds.\\
'''Caboose''': I think it would be ironic if everyone was
made of iron."\\
''*two hours later*''\\
'''Church''': Okay, so we all agree that while the current situation is not totally ironic, the fact that we now have to work together is odd in an unexpected way that defies our normal circumstances. Is everybody happy with that?
13th Nov '15 7:04:38 PM billybobfred
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* A running gag in ''Literature/{{Discworld}}'' regarding dwarves is that they are so straightforward, serious, and unimaginative that they think that irony means "something like iron." [[FridgeBrilliance It actually did once:]] look [[http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/irony here]] and scroll down to the second entry.

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* A running gag in ''Literature/{{Discworld}}'' regarding dwarves is that they are so straightforward, serious, and unimaginative that they think that irony means "something like iron." [[FridgeBrilliance It actually did once:]] look [[http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/irony here]] and scroll down to It technically does (second entry)]], but it's definitely not the second entry.''most common'' usage.
19th Oct '15 4:10:38 PM Josef5678
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* Many comedians (in particular Irish comic Ed Byrne) observed that the AlanisMorissette song "Ironic" did not contain a single thing that was ironic, but that may be the point of the song. Herbert Lindenberger, professor of comparative literature and English at Stanford, went on {{NPR}} to explain that the Morisette song had perfect examples of situational irony and cosmic irony. So apparently, it's pretty (drumroll please) ''ironic'' when people claim that the examples in the song are not ironic. According to people who are a lot more educated than most of us.

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* Many comedians (in particular Irish comic Ed Byrne) observed that the AlanisMorissette song "Ironic" did not contain a single thing that was ironic, but that may be the point of the song. Herbert Lindenberger, professor of comparative literature and English at Stanford, went on {{NPR}} Creator/{{NPR}} to explain that the Morisette song had perfect examples of situational irony and cosmic irony. So apparently, it's pretty (drumroll please) ''ironic'' when people claim that the examples in the song are not ironic. According to people who are a lot more educated than most of us.
17th Sep '15 1:31:12 AM kazokuhouou
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* In [[http://nonadventures.com/2008/05/17/asp-hat/ this]] strip of ''Webcomic/TheNonAdventuresOfWonderella'', Wonderella receives an ironic curse that isn't. [[CursedWithAwesome And then another curse that isn't a curse at all.]]

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* In [[http://nonadventures.com/2008/05/17/asp-hat/ this]] strip of ''Webcomic/TheNonAdventuresOfWonderella'', Wonderella Wonderita receives an ironic curse that isn't. [[CursedWithAwesome And then another curse that isn't a curse at all.]]
4th Sep '15 3:51:33 PM azul120
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* Comedian Sabrina Matthews on the song:
--> "Now that you have a billion dollars, perhaps you'd like to buy yourself a dictionairy, because irony is not a black fly in your chardonnay. Irony is a Scotsman cloning a sheep. Irony is renaming the national airport after [[UsefulNotes/RonaldReagan the president]] that fired all of the air traffic controllers."
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