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21st Feb '17 9:43:01 PM BTaylor
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* ''Film/TheRazorsEdge (1946)''
-->'''W. Somerset Maugham:''' If you're suggesting I was her lover, you're mistaken.
-->'''French Criminal Investigator:'''It would be no affair of mine. And without wishing to say anything offensive... I must add that, from what I've heard of her proclivities... I should say that you were not her type.
-->'''W. Somerset Maugham:'''I'm prepared to take that as a compliment.
1st Oct '16 9:18:29 AM Nepeta
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* ''WesternAnimation/GravityFalls'':
--> '''Pacifica''': Mabel sounds like an old granny's name.
--> '''[[FunPersonified Mabel]]''': I'll take that as a compliment!
30th Aug '16 4:25:31 PM nighttrainfm
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* ''VideoGame/DragonAgeInquisition'': Solas' reaction to Iron Bull's comment on his efficient, no-frills style compared to most mages. Dorian's

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* ''VideoGame/DragonAgeInquisition'': Solas' reaction to Iron Bull's comment on his efficient, no-frills style compared to most mages. Dorian's reaction when Sera asks if there are more Tevinters like him; "like him" meaning "keeping their magic rubbish to themselves."
29th Apr '16 9:09:31 PM DrOO7
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Said word-for-word by C when M confronts him about [[spoiler:the deactivation of the Double-O program]]; M isn't amused.

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** Said word-for-word by C when M confronts him about [[spoiler:the deactivation of the Double-O program]]; M isn't amused.
29th Apr '16 8:55:30 PM DrOO7
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* ''Film/{{Spectre}}'':
Said word-for-word by C when M confronts him about [[spoiler:the deactivation of the Double-O program]]; M isn't amused.
-->'''M:''' You're a cocky little bastard, aren't you.
-->'''C:''' ''(Laughs)''...I'll take that as a compliment.
-->'''M:''' I wouldn't.




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* ''Series/{{Scrubs}}:
** "My Cookie Pants" has a rare example of JD holding his own against Dr. Cox, this time with Perry ranting about how much he doesn't care about J.D. and Elliot's relationship.
--->'''Dr. Cox''': What can I say? I just wish you were at home with her.
--->'''J.D.''': (''smiles'') [[InsultBackfire You and me both.]]
--->'''Dr. Cox''': That was an insult.
--->'''J.D.''': I know. [[GenreSavvy I thought if I took it as a compliment it would drive you insane and you'd go away.]]
--->'''Dr. Cox''': (''grits his teeth and walks away'') [[OutGambitted Damn it!]]
11th Jan '16 2:53:28 AM TravelHobo
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* Charlotte invokes this trope almost word-for-word in [[http://www.ladiesinwaitingcomic.co.uk/comic/271115/ this]] ''Webcomic/LadiesInWaiting'' strip.
28th Oct '15 12:43:54 PM FF32
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* ''HeavyRain'' (RabidCop page quote)

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* ''HeavyRain'' ''VideoGame/HeavyRain'' (RabidCop page quote)
29th Sep '15 3:53:37 PM kundoo
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* ''WesternAnimation/TheLegendOfKorra'':
--> '''Mako''': Your best friend is a... polar bear dog? Somehow, that makes perfect sense.
--> '''Korra''': I'll take that as a compliment, city boy.
18th Sep '15 7:33:17 PM Gitaxias
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* In ''Literature/{{Corpies}}, Titan's response to Corbin slandering Bubble Bubble is to note that by making himself a target for extremist pro-super groups and still expecting protection, he is showing a lot of trust in the Hero community.

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* In ''Literature/{{Corpies}}, ''Literature/{{Corpies}}'', Titan's response to Corbin slandering Bubble Bubble is to note that by making himself a target for extremist pro-super groups and still expecting protection, he is showing a lot of trust in the Hero community.
18th Sep '15 7:32:26 PM Gitaxias
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* In ''Literature/{{Corpies}}, Titan's response to Corbin slandering Bubble Bubble is to note that by making himself a target for extremist pro-super groups and still expecting protection, he is showing a lot of trust in the Hero community.
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