History Main / LopsidedDichotomy

15th Nov '15 9:48:31 AM Morgenthaler
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->''"Either that kid has a lightbulb up his butt, or [[IdeaBulb his colon has a great idea]]."''
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->''"Either that kid has a lightbulb up his butt, or [[IdeaBulb his colon has a great idea]].idea."''
17th May '15 9:18:12 AM SquirrelGuy
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* In the Mad Magazine parody for ''Series/CharliesAngels'', the angels are given "costumes" to wear, namely skimpy bikinis. One of them quips: -->"Do we put these on our bodies, or do we paste them on an envelope?"
12th May '15 5:38:37 PM billybobfred
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* Parodied in ''Webcomic/SaturdayMorningBreakfastCereal'' -- a scientist tells a reporter "Either we had a slight measuring error, or all of science is wrong." Again, she says this to a ''reporter'', a profession notorious for misleading attention-grabbing science headlines. [[http://smbc-comics.com/index.php?id=3732 You can probably guess the result]].
21st Mar '15 6:50:28 AM eedwardgrey3
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Sometimes also overlaps with FalseDichotomy, when the ludicrous explanation isn't really the only alternative to the implied one. TalksLikeASimile is related.
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Sometimes also overlaps with FalseDichotomy, when the ludicrous explanation isn't really the only alternative to the implied one. TalksLikeASimile is related. related. See also OccamsRazor.
5th Aug '14 5:47:01 PM TigerHunter
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* Ernest Rutherford once said, "All science is either physics or stamp collecting."
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* Ernest Rutherford once said, "All science is either physics or stamp collecting."
3rd Dec '13 4:10:34 PM LongLiveHumour
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* From the TomBaker-era ''DoctorWho'' arc "The Deadly Assassin":
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* From the TomBaker-era ''DoctorWho'' Creator/TomBaker-era ''Series/DoctorWho'' arc "The Deadly Assassin":
15th Oct '13 9:51:56 PM Antwan
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[[quoteright:150:[[CalvinAndHobbes http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/tracer1_8963.png]]]] ->"''Either that kid has a lightbulb up his butt, or [[IdeaBulb his colon has a great idea]].''"
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[[quoteright:150:[[CalvinAndHobbes [[quoteright:150:[[ComicStrip/CalvinAndHobbes http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/tracer1_8963.png]]]] ->"''Either ->''"Either that kid has a lightbulb up his butt, or [[IdeaBulb his colon has a great idea]].''""''

* GeorgeCarlin suggested something like this as a way to "wake people up": When someone asks you what time it is, you look at your watch and say, "Either it's 8:15 or Mickey has a hard-on!"
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* GeorgeCarlin Creator/GeorgeCarlin suggested something like this as a way to "wake people up": When someone asks you what time it is, you look at your watch and say, "Either it's 8:15 or Mickey has a hard-on!"

* Apart from the ''CalvinAndHobbes'' page image, another ''CalvinAndHobbes'' example would be Calvin saying "either mom's cooking dinner or someone got sick in the furnace duct."
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* Apart from the ''CalvinAndHobbes'' ''ComicStrip/CalvinAndHobbes'' page image, another ''CalvinAndHobbes'' ''Calvin and Hobbes'' example would be Calvin saying "either mom's cooking dinner or someone got sick in the furnace duct."

* ''{{Cracked}}'' does this in [[http://www.cracked.com/article_20614_6-insane-video-game-fan-theories-that-make-total-sense_p2.html#ixzz2fI7gOpZM one of their articles on video game fan theories,]] referring to a line in ''TheLegendOfZelda: MajorasMask'' about Clock Town losing tourism. -->"It's either the looming death planet, or the snow cone stand ran out of cherry again."
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* ''{{Cracked}}'' ''Website/{{Cracked}}'' does this in [[http://www.cracked.com/article_20614_6-insane-video-game-fan-theories-that-make-total-sense_p2.html#ixzz2fI7gOpZM one of their articles on video game fan theories,]] referring to a line in ''TheLegendOfZelda: MajorasMask'' ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaMajorasMask'' about Clock Town losing tourism. -->"It's -->''"It's either the looming death planet, or the snow cone stand ran out of cherry again." "''

* ''GarfieldAndFriends'' episode, "Wonderful World": -->'''Garfield''': Either Jon's home or somebody put a VCR in the garbage disposal. * ''PhineasAndFerb'':
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* ''GarfieldAndFriends'' ''WesternAnimation/GarfieldAndFriends'' episode, "Wonderful World": -->'''Garfield''': -->'''Garfield:''' Either Jon's home or somebody put a VCR in the garbage disposal. * ''PhineasAndFerb'':''WesternAnimation/PhineasAndFerb'':

-->"Either you're babbling, or you just said in Cherokee that my scrotum is many colored."
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-->"Either -->''"Either you're babbling, or you just said in Cherokee that my scrotum is many colored." "''
14th Oct '13 11:36:03 AM nombretomado
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* [[{{Madagascar}} "Did that just say "Grand Central Station", or "my aunt's constipation?""]]
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* [[{{Madagascar}} [[WesternAnimation/{{Madagascar}} "Did that just say "Grand Central Station", or "my aunt's constipation?""]]
18th Sep '13 5:52:09 PM HiddenFacedMatt
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I temporarily forgot they had more than one such article.
* ''{{Cracked}}'' does this in [[http://www.cracked.com/article_20614_6-insane-video-game-fan-theories-that-make-total-sense_p2.html#ixzz2fI7gOpZM their article on game fan theories,]] referring to a line in ''TheLegendOfZelda: MajorasMask'' about Clock Town losing tourism.
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* ''{{Cracked}}'' does this in [[http://www.cracked.com/article_20614_6-insane-video-game-fan-theories-that-make-total-sense_p2.html#ixzz2fI7gOpZM one of their article articles on video game fan theories,]] referring to a line in ''TheLegendOfZelda: MajorasMask'' about Clock Town losing tourism.
18th Sep '13 5:51:39 PM HiddenFacedMatt
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* ''{{Cracked}}'' does this in [[http://www.cracked.com/article_20614_6-insane-video-game-fan-theories-that-make-total-sense_p2.html#ixzz2fI7gOpZM their article on game fan theories,]] referring to a line in ''TheLegendOfZelda: MajorasMask'' about Clock Town losing tourism. -->"It's either the looming death planet, or the snow cone stand ran out of cherry again."
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