History Main / GentlemanSnarker

26th May '16 9:53:07 PM jormis29
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%%* Creator/WinstonChurchill, of course, though some of his snarks were rather harsh and ungentleman-like.

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%%* Creator/WinstonChurchill, UsefulNotes/WinstonChurchill, of course, though some of his snarks were rather harsh and ungentleman-like.
18th May '16 10:01:57 AM LadyNorbert
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*** Mr Darcy is very haughty and proud and he snarks a lot, but he rarely doesn't behave like a gentleman. However, sometimes he can come off as insulting. For example his sneering remark about Elizabeth's beauty (he calls her "''tolerable'', but not handsome enough to tempt him") and his aloof behaviour make him very unpopular among Meryton folks.

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*** Mr Mr. Darcy is very haughty and proud and he snarks a lot, but he rarely doesn't behave like a gentleman. However, sometimes he can come off as insulting. For example his sneering remark about Elizabeth's beauty (he calls her "''tolerable'', but not handsome enough to tempt him") me") and his aloof behaviour make him very unpopular among Meryton folks.



*** Emma is very intelligent and some of her comments are quite smart ass. She especially likes friendly arguments with Mr Knightley who's her intellectual equal. She's also quite snarky with Mrs Weston who is her close friend and ParentalSubstitute. One of her witty remarks crosses the line, ans she deeply regrets that she insulted the lady who was on the receiving end of her sharp and unkind wit.
*** Mr Knightley snarks very nicely, and he always remains the perfect example of the witty British gentleman archetype.

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*** Emma is very intelligent and some of her comments are quite smart ass. She especially likes friendly arguments with Mr Knightley who's Mr. Knightley, who is her intellectual equal. She's also quite snarky with Mrs Weston who is Mrs. Weston, her close friend and ParentalSubstitute. One ParentalSubstitute, who tends to protest that "you divert me against my conscience." But when one of her witty remarks crosses the line, ans she deeply regrets that she insulted the lady who was on the receiving end of her sharp and unkind wit.
*** Mr Mr. Knightley snarks very nicely, and he always remains the perfect example of the witty British gentleman archetype.
11th Apr '16 6:07:32 AM Specialist290
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They are always polite, except when it is appropriate to be impolite. At that moment, they can deliver their victim [[StealthInsult an insult as sharp and subtle as a rapier.]] They spend their time making witticisms, flirting and pulling pranks. This characteristic is well known among those with a StiffUpperLip and when done right can be quite awesome. Beware the GentlemanSnarker. If you want your pride punctured, they're the one to do it. This was once almost a necessary part of being a high class person and thus political insults of the past were just as common but at least more interesting. Put two of them in a room together, and SnarkToSnarkCombat becomes almost inevitable.

See also ServileSnarker - though due to ConservationOfCompetence, one is rarely in the employ of the other. A GentlemanSnarker may apply SophisticatedAsHell, often sparingly.

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They are always polite, except when it is appropriate to be impolite. At that moment, they can deliver their victim [[StealthInsult an insult as sharp and subtle as a rapier.]] They spend their time making witticisms, flirting and pulling pranks. This characteristic is well known among those with a StiffUpperLip and when done right can be quite awesome. Beware the GentlemanSnarker. If you want your pride punctured, they're the one to do it. This was once almost a necessary part of being a high class person and thus political insults of the past were just as common but at least more interesting. Put two of them in a room together, and SnarkToSnarkCombat becomes almost inevitable.

interesting.

See also ServileSnarker - though due to ConservationOfCompetence, one is rarely in the employ of the other. A GentlemanSnarker may apply SophisticatedAsHell, often sparingly. Put two of them in a room together, and SnarkToSnarkCombat becomes almost inevitable.
11th Apr '16 6:06:59 AM Specialist290
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They are always polite, except when it is appropriate to be impolite. At that moment, they can deliver their victim [[StealthInsult an insult as sharp and subtle as a rapier.]] They spend their time making witticisms, flirting and pulling pranks. This characteristic is well known among those with a StiffUpperLip and when done right can be quite awesome. Beware the GentlemanSnarker. If you want your pride punctured, they're the one to do it. This was once almost a necessary part of being a high class person and thus political insults of the past were just as common but at least more interesting.

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They are always polite, except when it is appropriate to be impolite. At that moment, they can deliver their victim [[StealthInsult an insult as sharp and subtle as a rapier.]] They spend their time making witticisms, flirting and pulling pranks. This characteristic is well known among those with a StiffUpperLip and when done right can be quite awesome. Beware the GentlemanSnarker. If you want your pride punctured, they're the one to do it. This was once almost a necessary part of being a high class person and thus political insults of the past were just as common but at least more interesting.
interesting. Put two of them in a room together, and SnarkToSnarkCombat becomes almost inevitable.
7th Mar '16 5:25:12 AM Clare
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* ''WesternAnimation/DefendersOfTheEarth'': Mandrake is evidently one of the wealthiest inhabitants of Central City, though how he came by his wealth is never revealed. What is clear, however, is that out of all the Defenders he is the one who is most inclined to make the kind of wry, occasionally sarcastic, comments associated with snarkers.

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* ''WesternAnimation/DefendersOfTheEarth'': Mandrake is evidently one of the wealthiest inhabitants of Central City, though how he came by his wealth is never revealed. What is clear, however, is that out of all on more than one occasion throughout the Defenders series, he is the one who is most inclined heard to make the kind of wry, occasionally sarcastic, comments associated with snarkers.
2nd Mar '16 12:38:10 AM Koolkev
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* Paulie in ''ComicBook/{{Circles}}'' likes to tease around and make quips here and there but it's all in good fun.
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6th Feb '16 10:49:25 PM nombretomado
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* {{Frasier}} and Niles Crane are the ''masters'' of this trope. In fact, the more viciously snarky they are, the politer and more refined their language becomes. And since most of their remarks are aimed at each other, the show has some amazing SnarkToSnarkCombat

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* {{Frasier}} Series/{{Frasier}} and Niles Crane are the ''masters'' of this trope. In fact, the more viciously snarky they are, the politer and more refined their language becomes. And since most of their remarks are aimed at each other, the show has some amazing SnarkToSnarkCombat



* Mr Feeny in ''BoyMeetsWorld''.
* Bernard Thatch of the White House Visitor's Office in ''TheWestWing'':

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* Mr Feeny in ''BoyMeetsWorld''.
''Series/BoyMeetsWorld''.
* Bernard Thatch of the White House Visitor's Office in ''TheWestWing'':''Series/TheWestWing'':
1st Feb '16 11:21:33 AM FF32
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* John Dickinson of ''Theatre/SeventeenSeventySix''. He's a refined, well-dressed landowner who wins a snark-off with ''BenjaminFranklin'' thusly:

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* John Dickinson of ''Theatre/SeventeenSeventySix''. He's a refined, well-dressed landowner who wins a snark-off with ''BenjaminFranklin'' ''Creator/BenjaminFranklin'' thusly:
22nd Jan '16 4:12:08 PM nombretomado
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* Jeeves from ''Series/JeevesAndWooster''. Doubles as a ServileSnarker. Of course, he's played by StephenFry, who could himself be considered a GentlemanSnarker ...

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* Jeeves from ''Series/JeevesAndWooster''. Doubles as a ServileSnarker. Of course, he's played by StephenFry, Creator/StephenFry, who could himself be considered a GentlemanSnarker ...
12th Jan '16 5:17:44 PM MarkLungo
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* Death the kid from ''Manga/SoulEater'' pulls this gem (among many others) in his first duel with Soul and BlackStar after he shoots them in the most refined way possible:

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* Death the kid from ''Manga/SoulEater'' pulls this gem (among many others) in his first duel with Soul and BlackStar [=BlackStar=] after he shoots them in the most refined way possible:
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