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5th May '17 7:29:09 AM TheHeroHartmut
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* Inverted by ''VideoGame/RatchetAndClankFutureToolsOfDestruction'', which sees fit to remind you that you're a Lombax ''at every opportunity''. Makes sense if you're meeting a new character, but even ones you see multiple times continue to remark on your Lombaxness, and Ratchet never acts like he's tired of being reminded of his own species or comments on it at all, despite being a DeadpanSnarker.

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* Inverted by ''VideoGame/RatchetAndClankFutureToolsOfDestruction'', which sees fit to remind you that you're a Lombax ''at every opportunity''. Makes sense if you're meeting a new character, but even ones you see multiple times continue to remark on your Lombaxness, and Ratchet never acts like he's tired of being reminded of his own species or comments on it at all, despite being a DeadpanSnarker. Of course, this comes the territory of being among the LastOfHisKind (at least in his dimension, at any rate).



* Irish people seem to do this a lot...

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* Irish people seem to do this a lot...lot, particularly in reference to their native county. It's a common gag that, regardless of the status of any given Irish person, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XRm9Q2KfzBA&t=1m24s the most important part of their identity is the county they're from.]]
19th Jan '17 11:42:44 AM cherrychels
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* Comedians who avert this trope often get praised just for that; more than one person has described Ellen [=DeGeneres=] as "the lesbian comic who knows more than one joke". Although Ellen was doing stand-up for years before coming out; her general schtick at that point was being socially awkward.

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* Comedians who avert this trope often get praised just for that; more than one person has described Ellen [=DeGeneres=] as "the lesbian comic who knows more than one joke". Although Ellen was doing stand-up for years before coming out; out, her general schtick at that point was about being socially awkward.



** Corporal Carrot does this, as a 6-foot-tall human who was raised by dwarves and therefore still identifies as one. As the dwarves themselves consider dwarfdom a cultural identity instead of a physical race, they agree (a later book involves a human who actually ''converted''). Although "Agree" may be a strong way of putting it; it's more like they can't find a logically consistent way to prove him wrong. After all, he knows how to ''ha'lk'' his ''g'rakha'' correctly, and claiming that he's not a dwarf despite that puts one's own dwarfhood in question.

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** Corporal Carrot does this, as a 6-foot-tall human who was raised by dwarves and therefore because of this, still identifies as one. As the dwarves themselves consider dwarfdom a cultural identity instead of a physical race, they agree (a later book involves a human who actually ''converted''). Although "Agree" Although, "agree" may be a strong way of putting it; it's more like they can't find a logically consistent way to prove him wrong. After all, he knows how to ''ha'lk'' his ''g'rakha'' correctly, and claiming that he's not a dwarf despite that puts one's own dwarfhood in question.



* ''Series/{{Angel}}'': Subverted with Lorne; he doesn't mind it at all if people mistake his green skin for makeup. Especially if it gets him into Caesar's Palace. The first time this happens, he accidentally runs into a librarian who stammers, "You'reó...you'reó!!" before sighing, "...from the children's reading program!" At this, Lorne considers dropping by and reading some HarryPotter.

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* ''Series/{{Angel}}'': Subverted with Lorne; he Lorne. He doesn't mind it at all if people mistake his green skin for makeup. Especially if it gets him into Caesar's Palace. The first time this happens, he accidentally runs into a librarian who stammers, "You'reó...you'reó!!" before sighing, "...from the children's reading program!" At this, Lorne considers dropping by and reading some HarryPotter.



* If Tyrion from ''Series/GameOfThrones'' doesn't mention his status as a dwarf (in this case, an actual little person, not a fantasy dwarf) during a conversation, rest assured that whoever he's talking to will. He has a rant about this late in season six, mostly about how everybody uses the same five or six jokes.
** For that matter, Jon Snow being recognized as Lord Eddard Stark's [[HeroicBastard bastard son]] is brought up by almost every person he meets for the first time. One would almost think that bastard children were rare in Westeros, considering how people always recognize Jon as Ned's illegitimate son and address him as such upon their first meeting, but these illegitimate children are all over the place. However, Jon -- as the acknowledged illegitimate son of a lord raised by his lord father -- is the most famous illegitimate child in this series and, with his love and appreciation of Ned Stark, introduces himself by saying Ned is his father in multiple instances.

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* If Tyrion from ''Series/GameOfThrones'' doesn't mention his status as a dwarf (in this case, an actual little person, not a fantasy dwarf) during a conversation, rest assured that whoever almost anyone he's talking to will. will bring it up. He has a rant about this late in season six, mostly about how everybody uses the same five or six jokes.
jokes about him being a dwarf.
** For that matter, Jon Snow being recognized as Lord Eddard Stark's [[HeroicBastard bastard son]] is brought up by almost every person he meets for the first time. One would almost think that bastard children were rare in Westeros, considering Westeros (considering how people always recognize Jon as Ned's illegitimate son and address him as such upon their first meeting, such) but these illegitimate children are all over the place. However, Jon -- as the acknowledged illegitimate son of a lord raised by his lord father -- is the most famous illegitimate child in this series and, with his love and appreciation admiration of Ned Stark, introduces himself by saying Ned is his father in multiple instances.
18th Jan '17 4:35:24 PM cherrychels
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* Gimli in ''Film/TheLordOfTheRings'' movies does not deal with other people. It's always a dwarf dealing with an elf or a human. He almost completely refers to other people not by their name but only by their race. He does refer to both Aragorn and Legolas by their names during their expedition to get the support of the Army of the Dead, but only once each.

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* Gimli in ''Film/TheLordOfTheRings'' movies does not deal with other people. It's always a dwarf dealing with an elf or a human. He almost completely refers to other people not by their name name, but only by their race. He does refer to both Aragorn and Legolas by their names during their expedition to get the support of the Army of the Dead, but only once each.



* If Tyrion from ''Series/GameOfThrones'' doesn't mention his status as a dwarf (in this case, an actual little person, not a fantasy dwarf) during a conversation, rest assured whoever he's talking to will. He gets a rant about this late in season six, mostly about how everybody uses the same five or six jokes.
** For that matter, Jon Snow being a bastard is brought up in almost any conversation he has with anyone except perhaps Sam. One would almost think bastards were rare in Westeros, considering how people react to him, but they're all over the place.

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* If Tyrion from ''Series/GameOfThrones'' doesn't mention his status as a dwarf (in this case, an actual little person, not a fantasy dwarf) during a conversation, rest assured that whoever he's talking to will. He gets has a rant about this late in season six, mostly about how everybody uses the same five or six jokes.
** For that matter, Jon Snow being a recognized as Lord Eddard Stark's [[HeroicBastard bastard son]] is brought up in by almost any conversation every person he has with anyone except perhaps Sam. meets for the first time. One would almost think bastards that bastard children were rare in Westeros, considering how people react to him, always recognize Jon as Ned's illegitimate son and address him as such upon their first meeting, but they're these illegitimate children are all over the place.place. However, Jon -- as the acknowledged illegitimate son of a lord raised by his lord father -- is the most famous illegitimate child in this series and, with his love and appreciation of Ned Stark, introduces himself by saying Ned is his father in multiple instances.
22nd Dec '16 6:24:01 AM GingahNinja47
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* Vegeta in ''Anime/DragonBallZ''.

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* Vegeta in ''Anime/DragonBallZ''. This example is especially potent, as he not only likes to point out that he is a member of the proud Saiyan warrior race, but that anyone else with an ounce of Saiyan blood in them is too, creating a sort of "Have I Mentioned That You're A Dwarf Today?" scenario.
21st Dec '16 8:35:17 AM GingahNinja47
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* Vegeta in ''Anime/DragonBallZ''.
22nd Aug '16 4:50:41 PM ImpudentInfidel
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* If Tyrion from ''Series/GameOfThrones'' doesn't mention his status as a dwarf (in this case, an actual little person, not a fantasy dwarf) during a conversation, rest assured whoever he's talking to will.

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* If Tyrion from ''Series/GameOfThrones'' doesn't mention his status as a dwarf (in this case, an actual little person, not a fantasy dwarf) during a conversation, rest assured whoever he's talking to will. He gets a rant about this late in season six, mostly about how everybody uses the same five or six jokes.



* If Spartans count for addressing each other as "Spartan" and constantly reminding people they are Spartans, then the US Marines belong on here as well, since they act exactly the same way.

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* If Spartans count for addressing each other as "Spartan" and constantly reminding people they are Spartans, then the US Marines belong on here as well, since they act exactly the same way. Do not, under any circumstances, call a Marine a "soldier" unless you intend to insult them.
22nd Aug '16 4:43:34 PM ImpudentInfidel
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** And then there's Nobby Nobbs, who's just so ugly and disreputable that no-one can tell what he is. He has to carry a card around certifying that Lord Vetinari, having examined all available evidence including testimony from the ''midwife who delivered him herself'' believes that the balance of probability leans ''slightly'' towards him being human. Later books have hinted he may be part goblin, and a goblin woman is the only one to ever seriously court him without extenuating circumstances.

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** And then there's Nobby Nobbs, who's just so ugly and disreputable that no-one can tell what he is. He has to carry a card around certifying that Lord Vetinari, having examined all available evidence including testimony from the ''midwife who delivered him herself'' believes that the balance of probability leans ''slightly'' towards him being human. Later books have hinted he may be part goblin, and a goblin woman is the only one to ever seriously court him without extenuating circumstances. Even then, several characters remark that she's out of his league.
8th Jun '16 3:10:45 PM jmparker78
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* If Tyrion from ''Series/GameOfThrones'' doesn't mention his status as a dwarf (in this case, an actual little person, not a fantasy dwarf) during a conversation, rest assured whoever he's talking to will.
** For that matter, Jon Snow being a bastard is brought up in almost any conversation he has with anyone except perhaps Sam. One would almost think bastards were rare in Westeros, considering how people react to him, but they're all over the place.
12th May '16 10:36:48 AM Morgenthaler
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* Klingons are like this in the ''Franchise/StarTrekNovelVerse''. In the ''Literature/StarTrekKlingonEmpire'' series in particular, a great many characters are somewhat obsessed with "being Klingon", and make a point of it routinely. It's relatively justified, in that Klingon society has recently undergone tremendous upheaval and is now trying to reaffirm a sense of what being Klingon means. Characters evaluate their own behaviour, and that of their fellows, against the expected conduct of the ideal Klingon. This is particularly true of Toq (who grew up ignorant of his heritage and now embraces it enthusiastically -- perhaps a little too enthusiastically), and Klag (who takes his obligations to the [[KnightsTemplar "Order of the Bat'leth"]] extremely seriously).

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* Klingons are like this in the ''Franchise/StarTrekNovelVerse''. In the ''Literature/StarTrekKlingonEmpire'' series in particular, a great many characters are somewhat obsessed with "being Klingon", and make a point of it routinely. It's relatively justified, in that Klingon society has recently undergone tremendous upheaval and is now trying to reaffirm a sense of what being Klingon means. Characters evaluate their own behaviour, and that of their fellows, against the expected conduct of the ideal Klingon. This is particularly true of Toq (who grew up ignorant of his heritage and now embraces it enthusiastically -- perhaps a little too enthusiastically), and Klag (who takes his obligations to the [[KnightsTemplar [[KnightTemplar "Order of the Bat'leth"]] extremely seriously).
29th Jan '16 3:24:16 PM HidesHisEyes
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* Irish people seem to do this a lot...
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