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11th Oct '17 6:29:41 AM StFan
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'''Piglet!Yugo:''' *Oink*\\
'''Piglet!Amalia:''' *Oink*\\
'''Sadlygrove:''' I wouldn't want to play the "I warned you" card... (''deep breath'') '''BUT I WARNED YOU!'''

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'''Piglet!Yugo:''' '''Piglet Yugo:''' *Oink*\\
'''Piglet!Amalia:''' '''Piglet Amalia:''' *Oink*\\
'''Sadlygrove:''' I wouldn't want would hate to play the "I warned you" card... (''deep breath'') ''[deep breath]'' '''BUT I WARNED YOU!'''



''([[FromBadToWorse terrible things happen]])''\\

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''([[FromBadToWorse ''[[[FromBadToWorse terrible things happen]])''\\happen]]]''\\



-->'''MTM:''' ''(referring to Sherman's project)'' Oh, don't do that. The box is too compacted. With the amount of energy you're pumping into it, it's going to burst at any second.\\

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-->'''MTM:''' ''(referring ''[referring to Sherman's project)'' project]'' Oh, don't do that. The box is too compacted. With the amount of energy you're pumping into it, it's going to burst at any second.\\



''(beat)''\\

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''(beat)''\\''[beat]''\\



'''Alfred:''' Today I don't want to. ''(they start to walk out)'' But I did bloody tell you.

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'''Alfred:''' Today I don't want to. ''(they ''[they start to walk out)'' out]'' But I did bloody tell you.



-->'''Ben Grimm:''' Victor ain't that bad, huh? He's just a little larger than life, right? Maybe next time you'll listen to me before-- ''(the lights go out and Doom tackles Ben)''
* ''Film/{{Ghostbusters 1984}}'': [[ObstructiveBureaucrat Walter Peck]] orders a Con Edison worker to shut off power to the Ecto-containment grid despite warnings from [[TheSmartGuy Egon Spengler]], [[KavorkaMan Peter Venkman]], ''and the Con Ed worker''.

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-->'''Ben Grimm:''' Victor ain't that bad, huh? He's just a little larger than life, right? Maybe next time you'll listen to me before-- ''(the ''[the lights go out and Doom tackles Ben)''
Ben]''
* ''Film/{{Ghostbusters 1984}}'': ''Film/{{Ghostbusters|1984}}'': [[ObstructiveBureaucrat Walter Peck]] orders a Con Edison worker to shut off power to the Ecto-containment grid despite warnings from [[TheSmartGuy Egon Spengler]], [[KavorkaMan Peter Venkman]], ''and the Con Ed worker''.



'''Peck:''' On the contrary, you will be held ''completely'' responsible. ''(to Con Ed worker)'' Shut it off.\\

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'''Peck:''' On the contrary, you will be held ''completely'' responsible. ''(to ''[to Con Ed worker)'' worker]'' Shut it off.\\



''(later, at the Mayor's office)''\\

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''(later, ''[later, at the Mayor's office)''\\office]''\\



* ''{{Film/Gremlins}}''

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* ''{{Film/Gremlins}}''''Film/{{Gremlins}}''



-->'''Fish''': Good riddance! Now this may not be the time for "''I told you so''" but...
-->''(Pieces of debris from bits of the destroyed house falls down and makes a loud crashing sound as Sally and Conrad [[DeathGlare stare down at the fish, without any hint of amusement in their expressions]])''
-->'''Fish''': [[ScrewThisImOuttaHere Like I said, not the time]].

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-->'''Fish''': -->'''Fish:''' Good riddance! Now this may not be the time for "''I told you so''" but...
-->''(Pieces
but...\\
''[pieces
of debris from bits of the destroyed house falls down and makes a loud crashing sound as Sally and Conrad [[DeathGlare stare down at the fish, without any hint of amusement in their expressions]])''
-->'''Fish''':
expressions]]]''\\
'''Fish:'''
[[ScrewThisImOuttaHere Like I said, not the time]].



-->'''Cohaagen:''' ''*grudging*'' Kill him.
-->'''Richter:''' About god damn time.
* ''Film/BackToTheFuture'', when 1955!Doc Brown finds the "Do not open until 1985" letter:
-->'''Doc''': What's the meaning of this?!
-->'''Marty [=McFly=]''': You'll find out in thirty years!
-->'''Doc''': It's about the future, isn't it?! I warned you about this, kid! The consequences could be disastrous!
-->'''Marty''': But that's a risk you're gonna have to take! [[spoiler:Your life depends on it!]]
-->'''Doc''': [[BigNo NO!]] ''(tears up letter)'' I refuse to accept the responsibility!

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-->'''Cohaagen:''' ''*grudging*'' ''[grudging]'' Kill him.
-->'''Richter:'''
him.\\
'''Richter:'''
About god damn goddamn time.
* ''Film/BackToTheFuture'', when 1955!Doc 1955 Doc Brown finds the "Do not open until 1985" letter:
-->'''Doc''': -->'''Doc:''' What's the meaning of this?!
-->'''Marty [=McFly=]''':
this?!\\
'''Marty [=McFly=]:'''
You'll find out in thirty years!
-->'''Doc''':
years!\\
'''Doc:'''
It's about the future, isn't it?! I warned you about this, kid! The consequences could be disastrous!
-->'''Marty''':
disastrous!\\
'''Marty:'''
But that's a risk you're gonna have to take! [[spoiler:Your life depends on it!]]
-->'''Doc''':
it!]]\\
'''Doc:'''
[[BigNo NO!]] ''(tears ''[tears up letter)'' letter]'' I refuse to accept the responsibility!



--->'''Eliza:''' I don't wanna say I told you so,
--->'''Henry:''' But you told me so. There, that's done.

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--->'''Eliza:''' -->'''Eliza:''' I don't wanna say I "I told you so,
--->'''Henry:'''
so."\\
'''Henry:'''
But you told me so. There, that's done.



-->'''Delenn:''' ''(addressing the Grey Council)'' Three years. [[CassandraTruth For three years I warned you this day was coming]], but you would not listen. Pride, you said, presumption. And now the Shadows are on the move. The Centauri and the younger worlds are at war, the Narns have fallen, even the Humans are fighting one another.

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-->'''Delenn:''' ''(addressing ''[addressing the Grey Council)'' Council]'' Three years. [[CassandraTruth For three years I warned you this day was coming]], but you would not listen. Pride, you said, presumption. And now the Shadows are on the move. The Centauri and the younger worlds are at war, the Narns have fallen, even the Humans are fighting one another.



* ''Series/TheBigBangTheory'': Sheldon complains that he has said it so many times (of debatable merits) that from then on, he will say ''"I informed you thusly"''.

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* ''Series/TheBigBangTheory'': Sheldon complains that he has said it so many times (of debatable merits) that from then on, he will say ''"I informed you thusly"''.thusly."''



-->'''Sikowitz:''' You see! This is what happens when you mix [[ItMakesSenseInContext teenagers and hot cheese!]] (''to Lane'') I warned you!
* In Season 7 of ''Series/{{Dexter}}'', Louis Greene was threatened by Dexter to stay out of his life, however Louis did not heed the warning, prompting Dexter to take actions that cause Louis to lose his job and girlfriend Jamie. With revenge in mind, Louis continued to pester Dexter by attempting to mess with Dexter's boat. Louis was ultimately murdered by Isaak Sirko by simply being "involved with Dexter".

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-->'''Sikowitz:''' You see! This is what happens when you mix [[ItMakesSenseInContext teenagers and hot cheese!]] (''to Lane'') ''[to Lane]'' I warned you!
* In Season 7 of ''Series/{{Dexter}}'', Louis Greene was threatened by Dexter to stay out of his life, however Louis did not heed the warning, prompting Dexter to take actions that cause Louis to lose his job and girlfriend Jamie. With revenge in mind, Louis continued to pester Dexter by attempting to mess with Dexter's boat. Louis was [[spoiler:Louis is ultimately murdered by Isaak Sirko by simply being "involved with Dexter".]]



-->'''Tywin:''' She was a whore.\\

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-->'''Tywin:''' --->'''Tywin:''' She was a whore.\\



''(some more conversation)'' \\

to:

''(some ''[some more conversation)'' \\conversation]''\\



'''Tyrion:''' I can't go back there. She's in there. \\

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'''Tyrion:''' I can't go back there. She's in there. \\



''(Tyrion shoots)'' \\

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''(Tyrion shoots)'' \\''[Tyrion shoots]''\\



-->'''Jeff:''' I hate to say I told you so, so instead I'll shout it through cupped hands. [shouting throw cupped hands] ''I told you so!''

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-->'''Jeff:''' --->'''Jeff:''' I hate to say I told you so, so instead I'll shout it through cupped hands. [shouting throw ''[shouting through cupped hands] ''I I told you so!''



-->'''Jerry:''' I don't have to say "I told you so," do I?
-->'''Justin:''' No.
-->'''Theresa:''' Well, ''I'' do. I told you so!
* In Series/TheFortyFourHundred, [=NTAC=] Director Dennis Ryland learns a TV reporter has acquired the list of names of the 4400 returnees. Knowing that revealing the list would endanger the lives of the returnees, Dennis twice demands the reporter to return the list and not report the returnees names as there will be consequences. The reporter doesn't heed his warnings and releases the names on the list. In retaliation, Dennis later reveals to the reporter that he obtained evidence that she tried to cover up a hit and run she was involved where the victim died and has sent it to the press, telling the [[BreakTheHaughty shocked reporter]] that, had she listened to him, her dark past would have not been revealed and her career forever ruined.

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-->'''Jerry:''' I don't have to say "I told you so," do I?
-->'''Justin:''' No.
-->'''Theresa:'''
I?\\
'''Justin:''' No.\\
'''Theresa:'''
Well, ''I'' do. I told you so!
* In Series/TheFortyFourHundred, ''Series/TheFortyFourHundred'', [=NTAC=] Director Dennis Ryland learns a TV reporter has acquired the list of names of the 4400 returnees. Knowing that revealing the list would endanger the lives of the returnees, Dennis twice demands the reporter to return the list and not report the returnees names as there will be consequences. The reporter doesn't heed his warnings and releases the names on the list. In retaliation, Dennis later reveals to the reporter that he obtained evidence that she tried to cover up a hit and run she was involved where the victim died and has sent it to the press, telling the [[BreakTheHaughty shocked reporter]] that, had she listened to him, her dark past would have not been revealed and her career forever ruined.



-->'''Fitz''': I did tell you, a few times.

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-->'''Fitz''': -->'''Fitz:''' I did tell you, a few times.



-->'''Sam:''' I ''told'' you!
-->'''Dean:''' Ohh! Well good for you!

to:

-->'''Sam:''' I ''told'' you!
-->'''Dean:'''
you!\\
'''Dean:'''
Ohh! Well good for you!



[[folder:Professional Wrestling]]

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[[folder:Professional [[folder:Pro Wrestling]]



* After two games of having his/her warnings ignored, [[Franchise/MassEffect Commander Shepard]] gets a few opportunities to say this in ''VideoGame/MassEffect3'' when the Reapers finally attack. However, it is up to the player whether to gloat or to simply get down to the business of saving the galaxy without recrimination.
** A common complaint was that you didn't get enough chances to say it.

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* After two games of having his/her warnings ignored, [[Franchise/MassEffect Commander Shepard]] gets a few opportunities to say this in ''VideoGame/MassEffect3'' when the Reapers finally attack. However, it is up to the player whether to gloat or to simply get down to the business of saving the galaxy without recrimination.
**
recrimination. A common complaint was that you didn't get enough chances to say it.



* Midway through Chapter 5 of ''VideoGame/{{Disgaea 5}}'', the group runs into, and eliminates, zombified rabbits, presumed to be from Toto Bunny, and Majorita is known to be on the Netherworld they're currently investigating. Killia advises Usalia to back down, lest she "witness something you don't want to see". His guess as to what that is: [[spoiler:Usalia's zombified parents]]. Mercifully, he doesn't chide her, at all, when the inevitable happens by chapter's end.

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* Midway through Chapter 5 of ''VideoGame/{{Disgaea 5}}'', ''VideoGame/Disgaea5'', the group runs into, and eliminates, zombified rabbits, presumed to be from Toto Bunny, and Majorita is known to be on the Netherworld they're currently investigating. Killia advises Usalia to back down, lest she "witness something you don't want to see". His guess as to what that is: [[spoiler:Usalia's zombified parents]]. Mercifully, he doesn't chide her, at all, when the inevitable happens by chapter's end.



-->You knew I'm a psycho\\

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-->You -->''You knew I'm a psycho\\



I told ya, I told ya!

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I told ya, I told ya!ya!''



--->'''Sparks:''' (''closing door'') It's not broken, you just...\\
(''the door fails to open'')\\

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--->'''Sparks:''' (''closing door'') ''[closing door]'' It's not broken, you just...\\
(''the ''[the door fails to open'')\\open]''\\



-->'''Skinner:''' Oh oh. Two independent thought alarms in one day. The students are overstimulated. Willie! Remove all the colored chalk from the classrooms.\\

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-->'''Skinner:''' --->'''Skinner:''' Oh oh. Two independent thought alarms in one day. The students are overstimulated. Willie! Remove all the colored chalk from the classrooms.\\



-->'''Bart:''' So, Mr. Burns, you're saying my dad has gone insane, and thinks he's a god, and broken off all contact with the outside world?\\
'''Smithers:''' I told you Simpson was a poor choice, sir.
-->'''Mr. Burns:''' You know, Smithers, "I told you so" has a brother. His name is, "Shut the hell up!"

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-->'''Bart:''' --->'''Bart:''' So, Mr. Burns, you're saying my dad has gone insane, and thinks he's a god, and broken off all contact with the outside world?\\
'''Smithers:''' I told you Simpson was a poor choice, sir.
-->'''Mr.
sir.\\
'''Mr.
Burns:''' You know, Smithers, "I told you so" has a brother. His name is, "Shut the hell up!"



-->'''Patterson:''' Oh, gosh... You know, [[UnaccustomedAsIAmToPublicSpeaking I'm not much on speeches]], but it's so gratifying to... leave you wallowing in the mess you've made. [[ScrewThisImOuttaHere You're screwed, thank you, bye]].

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-->'''Patterson:''' --->'''Patterson:''' Oh, gosh... You know, [[UnaccustomedAsIAmToPublicSpeaking I'm not much on speeches]], but it's so gratifying to... leave you wallowing in the mess you've made. [[ScrewThisImOuttaHere You're screwed, thank you, bye]].



* In ''WesternAnimation/{{Wakfu}}'' season 2 episode 5, Sadlygrove tries to warn Yugo, Amalia and Evangelyne of the dangers of the Dragon-Pig's lair, as he's the only one with experience in DungeonCrawling. They pay him no heed, used to ignore the IdiotHero... until the three are struck with a BalefulPolymorph. Grovy then admonishes them with the page quote.

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* In ''WesternAnimation/{{Wakfu}}'' season 2 episode 5, Sadlygrove tries to warn Yugo, Amalia and Evangelyne of the dangers of the Dragon-Pig's lair, as he's the only one with experience in DungeonCrawling. They pay him no heed, used to ignore the IdiotHero... until the three are struck with a BalefulPolymorph. Grovy Sadlygrove then admonishes them with the page quote.



* ''WesternAnimation/CodenameKidsNextDoor''

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* ''WesternAnimation/CodenameKidsNextDoor''''WesternAnimation/CodenameKidsNextDoor'':



25th Sep '17 8:32:25 AM AndreaTx
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-->'''Sam:''' I *told* you!

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-->'''Sam:''' I *told* ''told'' you!
25th Sep '17 8:29:39 AM AndreaTx
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-->'''Sam:''' I 'told' you!

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-->'''Sam:''' I 'told' *told* you!
25th Sep '17 8:29:08 AM AndreaTx
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-->'''Dean:''' Well good for you!

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-->'''Dean:''' Ohh! Well good for you!
25th Sep '17 8:28:44 AM AndreaTx
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* In season 5 episode of ''Series/{{Supernatural}}'' Sam warns Dean against trusting Crowley, a demon, but Dean decides to work with him anyway. When Crowley disappears at an inopportune moment, leaving the brothers on their own, Sam invokes this trope.
-->'''Sam:''' I 'told' you!
-->'''Dean:''' Well good for you!
22nd Sep '17 8:28:12 AM Julia1984
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* Oblina of '''WesternAnimation/AaahhRealMonsters'' advises Ickis he'd better do the scare due in class tomorrow instead of goofing off. He ignores her.

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* Oblina of '''WesternAnimation/AaahhRealMonsters'' ''WesternAnimation/AaahhRealMonsters'' advises Ickis he'd better do the scare due in class tomorrow instead of goofing off. He ignores her.
22nd Sep '17 8:27:46 AM Julia1984
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* Oblina of '''WesternAnimation/AaahhRealMonsters'' advises Ickis he'd better do the scare due in class tomorrow instead of goofing off. He ignores her.
-->'''Oblina:''' I hate to say I told you so, but... no, actually, I don't hate it at all -- I told you so, I told you so, I told you so!
8th Sep '17 6:52:44 AM Medinoc
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* [[http://thedailywtf.com/Articles/I-Told-You-So.aspx "One of the few things in life more satisfying than saying 'I Told You So' is being told not to say it."]]

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* Website/TheDailyWTF: [[http://thedailywtf.com/Articles/I-Told-You-So.aspx "One of the few things in life more satisfying than saying 'I Told You So' is being told not to say it."]]
31st Jul '17 6:13:04 PM Snowsky
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* In the children's book ''The Silly Gooses,'' Mr. Goose constantly does various goofy things, much to the annoyance of his flock, who warn him that he will never find a wife if he doesn't stop being so silly. Soon everyone gets married except Mr. Goose, who gets an IToldYouSo from the married couples. Subverted when he actually does find a female goose who is as silly as he is, [[LikeGoesWithLike and they get married.]]
30th Jul '17 5:02:36 PM NoxSky12599
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** Gets a CallBack in [[Film/TheMummyReturns the sequel]], when Rick and Evie are exploring a tomb and find a treasure chest. [[spoiler:Sure enough, opening it sets off a trap that nearly kills them.]]
--->'''Evelyn''': It's only a chest. No harm ever came from opening a chest.\\
'''Rick''': Right, and no harm ever came from reading a book. Remember how that one went?
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