History Main / ItAmusedMe

24th Jul '17 7:45:28 AM JustTroper
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Subtropes include TeasingFromBehindTheLanguageBarrier, DelightingInRiddles, and LovesSecrecy.
23rd Jul '17 3:52:14 PM N3RO
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-> '''Puck:''' Then will two at once woo one / That must needs be sport alone.\\
And those things do best please me / That befall preposterously.
-->-- ''Theatre/AMidsummerNightsDream,'' Act III, Scene 2.

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-> '''Puck:''' Then will two at once woo one / That must needs ->'''Raven:''' Great Bird Spirit! Why? Why did you lead us into this death trap?\\
'''Bird Spirit:''' No particular reason. I thought itd
be sport alone.\\
And those things do best please me / That befall preposterously.
funny.
-->-- ''Theatre/AMidsummerNightsDream,'' Act III, Scene 2.
''[[ComicBook/{{Fables}} Jack of Fables]]''
4th Jul '17 3:40:55 PM Aardvark123
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* In ''Fanfic/{{FREAKINGENSOKYO}}'', Remilia allows Brad to stay in her mansion for this reason alone. It's also one of Brad's main motivations throughout, as well as that of secondary protagonist Matt.
17th Jun '17 3:20:25 AM DarkPhoenix94
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* [[http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-1380336/Mario-Balotelli-notches-100k-parking-fines.html Mario Balotelli]] lives his life this way. From racking up tens of thousands of pounds in parking tickets to going to a kids' school to stop bullying, paying off random student loans and walking around with obscene amounts of cash. Why? [[ScrewTheRulesIHaveMoney Because he can]].

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* Italian professional football/soccer player [[http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-1380336/Mario-Balotelli-notches-100k-parking-fines.html Mario Balotelli]] Balotelli]], formerly of Manchester City and Liverpool, lives his life this way. From racking up tens of thousands of pounds in parking tickets to going to a kids' school to stop bullying, paying off random student loans loans, wandering around a women's prison because he wanted a look around, and walking driving around with obscene amounts of cash. cash on his front seat. Why? To quote the man himself when the police asked him that exact question, [[ScrewTheRulesIHaveMoney Because he can]]."Because I can"]]. It is because of this that the footballing world generally regards him as a viable source of entertainment.
18th May '17 11:44:44 AM Aggron9988
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* In ''Webcomic/ChampionsOfFaraus'', causing trouble and bothering others for their own amusement is basically the modus operandi of trickster spirits.
15th May '17 12:55:04 PM Briguy52748
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* The animated series ''The Adventures of Letterman'' (a regular segment from the 1970s live-action series ''[[Series/TheElectricCompany1971 The Electric Company]]'': The motivation of the segment's villain, the Spellbinder. Sometimes, it is harmless fun, such as turning custard into red-hot mustard, but too often the Spellbinder got his yuks at turning planes into plants, railroad bridges into ridges and school buses into octopuses, and freeing a hungry, angry lion from his cages and making him go into a rage ... and the victims would be entire classes of children, their teachers and chaperones. So seeing young children suffer and possibly be killed ... all because the Spellbinder might say, "ItAmusedMe!" (Fortunately, the series' protagonist, Letterman, was always there to put a stop to it.)

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* The animated series ''The Adventures of Letterman'' (a regular segment from the 1970s live-action series ''[[Series/TheElectricCompany1971 The Electric Company]]'': The motivation of the segment's villain, the Spellbinder. Sometimes, it is harmless fun, such as turning custard into red-hot mustard, but too often the Spellbinder got his yuks at turning planes into plants, railroad bridges into ridges and school buses into octopuses, and freeing a hungry, angry lion from his cages cage and making him go into a rage ... and the victims would be entire classes of children, their teachers and chaperones. So seeing young children suffer and possibly be killed ... all because the Spellbinder might say, "ItAmusedMe!" "[[DudeNotFunny It Amused Me]]!" (Fortunately, the series' protagonist, Letterman, was always there to put a stop to it.)
6th May '17 9:58:13 PM sgamer82
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* In the ''Podcast/BlackJackJustice'' episode "The Do-Nothing Detectives", police lieutenant Sabien has Jack and Trixie handcuffed together. He tells them it's a matter of procedure, since they're keeping up a pretense that he's keeping them as material witnesses. In his narration, however, Sabien admits he just thought it was funny.
27th Apr '17 10:54:14 PM SirPellucidar
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** Beerus is probably another example, at least early on. He enjoys destroying inhabited planets, and once decided that a planet's food was decent so he only destroyed half of it.
26th Apr '17 6:03:32 AM Briguy52748
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* The animated series ''The Adventures of Letterman'' (a regular segment from the 1970s live-action series ''[[Series/TheElectricCompany1971 The Electric Company]]'': The motivation of the segment's villain, the Spellbinder. Sometimes, it is harmless fun, such as turning custard into red-hot mustard, but too often the Spellbinder got his yuks at turning planes into plants, railroad bridges into ridges and school buses into octopuses, and freeing a hungry, angry lion from his cages and making him go into a rage ... and the victims would be entire classes of children, their teachers and chaperones. So seeing young children suffer and possibly be killed ... all because the Spellbinder might say, "ItAmusedMe!" (Fortunately, the series' protagonist, Letterman, was always there to put a stop to it.)
5th Apr '17 4:13:42 PM jtierney50
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* In ''VideoGame/{{Fallout4}}'', Father reveals that he had you freed from Vault 111 not out a sense of [[spoiler:duty to his mother/father]], but mostly because he just wanted to see what happened. When you finally meet him, he's quite impressed.
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