History Main / EvenBeggarsWontChooseIt

3rd Apr '17 6:18:54 AM john_e
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* Creator/DaveBarry [[http://archives.chicagotribune.com/1986/07/06/page/139/article/dave-barry describes]] the rapid obsolescence of consumer electronics:
-->So as your consumer electronics adviser, I am advising you to donate your current VCR to a grate resident, who will laugh sardonically and hurl it into a dumpster.
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31st Jan '17 11:30:42 PM AgentTasmania
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* Military rations are called MRE's (Meals Ready to Eat, often joked to be "three lies for the price of one"). According to some the letters stand for [[FunWithAcronyms Meals Rejected by Ethiopians]].

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* Military rations are called MRE's (Meals Ready to Eat, often joked to be "three lies for the price of one"). According to some the letters stand for [[FunWithAcronyms Meals Rejected by Ethiopians]]. Ethiopians]] and countless other variations. The seriousness varies immensely by era, country and specific item.
24th Dec '16 11:12:50 AM Xtifr
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-->-- '''[[ThePhilHarrisAliceFayeShow Phil Harris]]''', "The Thing"

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-->-- '''[[ThePhilHarrisAliceFayeShow '''[[Radio/ThePhilHarrisAliceFayeShow Phil Harris]]''', "The Thing"
28th May '16 7:15:52 AM WillBGood
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* Little costume buddy from ''WesternAnimation/FatDogMendoza'' is initially such a bad salesman he couldn't sell water to a man dying of thirst in a desert. In contrast to Fat Dog selling ice to eskimo's.

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* Little costume buddy Costume Buddy from ''WesternAnimation/FatDogMendoza'' is initially such a bad salesman he couldn't sell water to a man dying of thirst in a desert. In desert, in contrast to Fat Dog selling ice to eskimo's.Eskimos.
23rd Jan '16 9:06:17 AM deven0711
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** Another episode had Homer trying to tip a bellboy with a Grammy, only for the bellboy to reject it and drop it off a balcony, and it gets thrown back by a guy how calls it garbage.

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** Another episode had Homer trying to tip a bellboy with a Grammy, only for the bellboy to reject it and drop it off a balcony, and it gets thrown back by a guy how who calls it garbage.
23rd Jan '16 9:05:19 AM deven0711
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* The Angry Video Game Nerd has been known to make insults like this for his reviews.
13th Jan '16 12:26:26 PM Jeduthun
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Compare EvenEvilHasStandards, EvenNerdsHaveStandards, EveryoneHasStandards, TooSpicyForYogSothoth. Contrast EvenTheRatsWontTouchIt, which is specifically about substandard food.

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Compare SubTrope of EveryoneHasStandards. SisterTrope to EvenEvilHasStandards, EvenNerdsHaveStandards, EveryoneHasStandards, and TooSpicyForYogSothoth. Contrast Compare EvenTheRatsWontTouchIt, which is specifically about substandard food.
11th Dec '15 3:54:09 PM eroock
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* Lampshaded in Literature/InHerShoes, where Maggie informs Rose that she tossed out some unfashionable clothing of hers into the garbage. Rose questions why Maggie doesn't donate them to a secondhand store, the latter answers "Just because someone's poor, doesn't mean they have to be unfashionable."

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* Lampshaded in Literature/InHerShoes, ''Literature/InHerShoes'', where Maggie informs Rose that she tossed out some unfashionable clothing of hers into the garbage. Rose questions why Maggie doesn't donate them to a secondhand store, the latter answers "Just because someone's poor, doesn't mean they have to be unfashionable."
11th Dec '15 3:42:25 PM eroock
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->''I wandered all around the town until I chanced to meet\\

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->''I ->''"I wandered all around the town until I chanced to meet\\



But when I showed him the [BOOM BA-BOOM], he turned around and ran!''

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But when I showed him the [BOOM BA-BOOM], he turned around and ran!''ran!"''
8th Oct '15 9:29:32 AM FordPrefect
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-->'''Dorothy:''' If this would have been offered to the [[AintNoPartyLikeADonnerParty Donner party]], they still would have eaten each other.
** Subverted when they actually eat it and it tastes delicious despite it's terrible smell.

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-->'''Dorothy:''' If this would have been offered to the [[AintNoPartyLikeADonnerParty [[NoPartyLikeADonnerParty Donner party]], they still would have eaten each other.
** Subverted when they actually eat it and it tastes delicious despite it's its terrible smell.
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