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29th Jul '17 3:05:44 AM DrFraud
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:: In the first episode, he tells Calamity Coyote that [[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/9559608/6/Tiny-Toon-Adventures-Class-of-2009-Episode-1-Welcome-Back he's a Tiny Toon, not an animator]].

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:: ** In the first episode, he tells Calamity Coyote that [[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/9559608/6/Tiny-Toon-Adventures-Class-of-2009-Episode-1-Welcome-Back he's a Tiny Toon, not an animator]].
29th Jul '17 3:03:58 AM DrFraud
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* In ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/11898648/38/Harry-Potter-and-the-Rune-Stone-Path Harry Potter and the Rune Stone Path]]'' Bathsheda Babbling comments to a resurrected Lily Potter that Harry believes Halloween to be bad luck.
-->'''Lily:''' How the bloody hell am I supposed to break over a decade of bad luck in a few months? I'm a mother not a miracle worker.
14th Jul '17 10:01:47 PM HeroGal2347
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* ''WesternAnimation/DuckTales'': In "The Uncrashable Hindentanic", Glomgold challenges Scrooge to a bet where the loser will give the winner one million dollars and Scrooge refuses because he's "a businessman, not a gambler". He changes his mind when Glomgold suggests that the loser will invest one million dollars on the winner's company.

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* ''WesternAnimation/DuckTales'': ''WesternAnimation/DuckTales1987'': In "The Uncrashable Hindentanic", Glomgold challenges Scrooge to a bet where the loser will give the winner one million dollars and Scrooge refuses because he's "a businessman, not a gambler". He changes his mind when Glomgold suggests that the loser will invest one million dollars on the winner's company.
30th May '17 7:46:18 AM SullenFrog
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* Claude Trilleo from ''VisualNovel/{{Sunrider}}'' will sometimes shout Dang it, Captain! Im a doctor, not a fighter! when ordered to attack an enemy, as a ShoutOut to the Trope Namer. And considering the terrible accuracy of her [[AMechByAnyOtherName Ryder]]s only weapon, shes absolutely right.
27th May '17 2:53:12 PM luiz4200
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* ''Comicbook/{{Flashpoint}}'': Flashpoint!Deadman tells Flashpoint!Dick Grayson they're "circus performers, not soldiers". Dick argues they became soldiers the day the war started and "just didn't know it until now".
27th May '17 1:42:39 PM luiz4200
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* ''ComicBook/TeenTitansGo'': Dr. Light wants Cyborg's battery but doesn't know which part of the latter is it. He says he's a supervillain, not a mechanic.
20th May '17 1:22:20 AM JackG
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* In the Creator/AlanDeanFoster novelisation of ''Film/{{Alien}}'', Captain Dallas accuses his science officer Ash of deliberately allowing the ChestBurster to grow inside Kane's body. When Ash asks how he was supposed to know this was happening, Dallas snaps that he doesn't know as he's a pilot, not a medical doctor. Ash replies to the effect of "No you're not, so you don't know what you're talking about."
17th Apr '17 9:16:43 AM dotchan
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** Proudly continued by the Emergency Medical Hologram (EMH) from ''Series/StarTrekVoyager'' who was in fact an actual placeholder. (That is, he was ''supposed'' to be a supplement to organic doctors in emergencies, but ended up filling in for the chief medical officer when he was killed in the first fifteen minutes of the pilot.)
*** FridgeBrilliance: The EMH was programmed with the knowledge of many prominent doctors. Maybe it included some of their personality quirks -- like McCoy's catch phrase?

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** Proudly continued by the Emergency Medical Hologram (EMH) from ''Series/StarTrekVoyager'' who was in fact an actual placeholder. (That is, he was ''supposed'' to be a supplement to organic doctors in emergencies, but ended up permanently filling in for the chief medical officer when he said officer was killed in the first fifteen minutes of the pilot.)
*** FridgeBrilliance: The EMH was programmed with the knowledge of many prominent doctors. Maybe it included some of their personality quirks -- like McCoy's [=McCoy=]'s catch phrase?



-->'''Archer:''' But you are my science officer. I kneed to know I can depend on you.

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-->'''Archer:''' But you are my science officer. I kneed need to know I can depend on you.
9th Apr '17 2:53:48 AM chochlik
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* "I'm an engineer, not a medic" said by Jäger in ''VideoGame/RainbowSix'' Siege when reviving a downed team member.
30th Mar '17 7:54:10 PM TheRoguePenguin
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** And in ''Film/StarTrekBeyond'', Bones tries to give the line while being transported aboard an enemy ship with Spock, but is interrupted. What Bones isn't this time is a RiddleForTheAges.[[note: Given the context of what he was about to be asked, the completion of the line is probably, "fighter pilot"]]

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** And in ''Film/StarTrekBeyond'', Bones tries to give the line while being transported aboard an enemy ship with Spock, but is interrupted. What Bones isn't this time is a RiddleForTheAges.[[note: Given [[note]]Given the context of what he was about to be asked, the completion of the line is probably, probably "fighter pilot"]]pilot".[[/note]]
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