History Main / MisplacedSorrow

4th Jan '16 10:30:37 AM fruitstripegum
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* [[http://envyskort.deviantart.com/art/KNOCK-OUT-S-TRUE-FEELS-296157426 This]] piece of WesternAnimation/TransformersPrime fanart - Knock Out is upset when he hears about [[spoiler: Breakdown's death]], not because he cared about [[spoiler: Breakdown]], but because he now has to do actual work instead of sneaking off to race.
2nd Nov '15 8:26:08 AM Andyroid
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* ''WebAnimation/HomestarRunner'' plays this straight with Frank Bennedetto ([[MakesJustAsMuchSenseInContext a popcorn popper]]), complete with the $5 lament example from the description.

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* ''WebAnimation/HomestarRunner'' plays this straight with in the WebAnimation/StrongBadEmail "army", when "Col-o-nel" Homestar laments his fallen soldier Frank Bennedetto ([[MakesJustAsMuchSenseInContext ([[CompanionCube a popcorn popper]]), complete with popper]]):
-->'''Homestar:''' Don't you die on me, Bennedetto! Not on my watch! Don't you give up! You never gave me
the $5 lament example from the description.five bucks...
29th Sep '15 3:59:05 AM StFan
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* In ''{{LightNovel/Durarara}}'', Kadota's gang are devastated when they find out their friend Kaztano has been kidnapped, but none so much as Togusa, who even claimed he couldn't go on without the man. No one can be there for Togusa like Kaztano. Why? Because Kaztano was his source for sold-out, front row tickets to see IdolSinger Ruri Hijiribe.

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* In ''{{LightNovel/Durarara}}'', ''LightNovel/{{Durarara}}'', Kadota's gang are devastated when they find out their friend Kaztano has been kidnapped, but none so much as Togusa, who even claimed he couldn't go on without the man. No one can be there for Togusa like Kaztano. Why? Because Kaztano was his source for sold-out, front row tickets to see IdolSinger Ruri Hijiribe.




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* In Discworld/{{Pyramids}}, one of the surviving student assassins mourns the one who didn't make it, noting, "He still owed me money".
* In Discworld/AHatFullOfSky a shopkeeper is horrified to see his wizard assistant turned into a frog [[ShapeshifterBaggage and a big, pink, gloopy blob]]:
--> "Please, please turn him back! I could never get a ''real'' wizard for what I pay him!"

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* In an episode of ''Series/HappyEndings'', Max comes in after just leaving his hairdresser's funeral. He quickly says 'the real tragedy is I need a haircut and I have no one to go to!'
* In the first episode of Series/RedDwarf, Dave Lister's first reaction when he finally gets that EverybodysDeadDave and is told that he's three million years in the future is "Three million years?! I've still got that library book!"

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* In ''ScaryMovie'', one girl is outraged to find a fellow student has been murdered...because she planned to cheat off said student's test that day.

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* Music/WeirdAlYankovic's song "Why Does This Always Happen to Me" is all about this, complete with $5 reference. A news flash comes on to tell about a devastating earthquake, and he mourns the fact that he was recording TheSimpsons and will have to do it again. His friend dies in a traffic accident, and he mourns the $5 the friend owed him, and that he'll be late to work now. He stabs his boss, and mourns the knife, which broke and will never be as sharp again.

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* One ''ComicStrip/{{Garfield}}'' strip had a spider introducing Garfield to his "big" brother. After Garfield casually smashes him, he says "Hey! He owed me money!"
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[[folder:Films -- Live-Action]]
* In Discworld/{{Pyramids}}, ''Film/ScaryMovie'', one girl is outraged to find a fellow student has been murdered... because she planned to cheat off said student's test that day.
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[[folder:Literature]]
* ''Literature/{{Discworld}}'':
** In ''Discworld/{{Pyramids}}'',
one of the surviving student assassins mourns the one who didn't make it, noting, "He still owed me money".
* ** In Discworld/AHatFullOfSky ''Discworld/AHatFullOfSky'' a shopkeeper is horrified to see his wizard assistant turned into a frog [[ShapeshifterBaggage and a big, pink, gloopy blob]]:
--> "Please, --->'''Shopkeeper:''' Please, please turn him back! I could never get a ''real'' wizard for what I pay him!"

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him!
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[[folder:Live-Action TV]]
* In an episode of ''Series/HappyEndings'', Max comes in after just leaving his hairdresser's funeral. He quickly says 'the "the real tragedy is I need a haircut and I have no one to go to!'
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* In the first episode of Series/RedDwarf, ''Series/RedDwarf'', Dave Lister's first reaction when he finally gets that EverybodysDeadDave and is told that he's three million years in the future is "Three million years?! I've still got that library book!"

[[AC:Movies]]
* In ''ScaryMovie'', one girl is outraged to find a fellow student has been murdered...because she planned to cheat off said student's test that day.

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book!"
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[[folder:Music]]
* Music/WeirdAlYankovic's song "Why Does This Always Happen to Me" is all about this, complete with $5 reference. A news flash comes on to tell about a devastating earthquake, and he mourns the fact that he was recording TheSimpsons ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' and will have to do it again. His friend dies in a traffic accident, and he mourns the $5 the friend owed him, and that he'll be late to work now. He stabs his boss, and mourns the knife, which broke and will never be as sharp again.




[[AC:Newspaper Comics]]
* One {{Garfield}} strip had a spider introducing Garfield to his "big" brother. After Garfield casually smashes him, he says "Hey! He owed me money!"

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* In ''VideoGame/{{Borderlands}}'' you often get this reaction from {{NPC}}s [[CrapsackWorld when you break bad news to them]]. For example when you tell Scooter that [[spoiler: T.K. (a CoolOldGuy you meet in the first town)]] is dead, he angrily laments that he never returned his tools.

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* In ''VideoGame/{{Borderlands}}'' you often get this reaction from {{NPC}}s [[CrapsackWorld when you break bad news to them]]. For example when you tell Scooter that [[spoiler: T.[[spoiler:T.K. (a CoolOldGuy you meet in the first town)]] is dead, he angrily laments that he never returned his tools.




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* ''YetAnotherFantasyGamerComic'', when CourtMage Meegs [[http://yafgc.net/?id=1894 lost her apprentice]]. She wept so hard even an ''orc'' tried to console her, while...
--> '''Meegs''': (thinking) By the gods!!! Now I have to go through that damned apprentice audition process again!!

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* ''YetAnotherFantasyGamerComic'', ''Webcomic/YetAnotherFantasyGamerComic'', when CourtMage Meegs [[http://yafgc.net/?id=1894 lost net/comic/1894-disapprenticed/ loses her apprentice]]. She wept weeps so hard even an ''orc'' tried tries to console her, while...
--> '''Meegs''': (thinking) -->'''Meegs:''' (''thinking'') By the gods!!! Now I have to go through that damned apprentice audition process again!!

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* The ''{{WesternAnimation/Futurama}}'' episode, [[FeverDreamEpisode The Sting]], has Fry sacrifice himself to save Leela, causing Bender to be devastated over his friend's death:
--> '''Leela''': Fry? He's..he's dead!
-->'''Bender''': Oh, who will make Bender waffles just the way he likes them now?

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* The ''{{WesternAnimation/Futurama}}'' ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'' episode, [[FeverDreamEpisode The Sting]], has Fry sacrifice himself to save Leela, causing Bender to be devastated over his friend's death:
--> '''Leela''': -->'''Leela:''' Fry? He's..He's... he's dead!
-->'''Bender''':
dead!\\
'''Bender:'''
Oh, who will make Bender waffles just the way he likes them now?



* In the ''WesternAnimation/SpongeBobSquarePants'' episode, ''Neptune's Spatula'', Spongebob is about to be taken to Atlantis to be King Neptune's top fry cook after beating him in a contest. This would mean separating Spongebob from his friends. Mr. Krabs is saddened not because he lost his best fry cook, but because he betted on King Neptune.

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* In the ''WesternAnimation/SpongeBobSquarePants'' episode, ''Neptune's Spatula'', Spongebob episode "Neptune's Spatula", [=SpongeBob=] is about to be taken to Atlantis to be King Neptune's top fry cook after beating him in a contest. This would mean separating Spongebob [=SpongeBob=] from his friends. Mr. Krabs is saddened not because he lost his best fry cook, but because he betted on King Neptune.


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31st Aug '15 12:24:47 PM HeroicJay
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* In ''WesternAnimation/GravityFalls'', the (incredibly old) mayor dies, and [[HotScoop Shandra Jimenez]] breaks down and cries over the rush of emotion caused by having ''actual news'' to report on for the first time in ages.
5th Apr '15 5:20:19 PM nombretomado
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* In ''{{Durarara}}'', Kadota's gang are devastated when they find out their friend Kaztano has been kidnapped, but none so much as Togusa, who even claimed he couldn't go on without the man. No one can be there for Togusa like Kaztano. Why? Because Kaztano was his source for sold-out, front row tickets to see IdolSinger Ruri Hijiribe.

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* In ''{{Durarara}}'', ''{{LightNovel/Durarara}}'', Kadota's gang are devastated when they find out their friend Kaztano has been kidnapped, but none so much as Togusa, who even claimed he couldn't go on without the man. No one can be there for Togusa like Kaztano. Why? Because Kaztano was his source for sold-out, front row tickets to see IdolSinger Ruri Hijiribe.
16th Mar '15 1:28:33 PM nombretomado
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* The {{Futurama}} episode, [[FeverDreamEpisode The Sting]], has Fry sacrifice himself to save Leela, causing Bender to be devastated over his friend's death:

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* The {{Futurama}} ''{{WesternAnimation/Futurama}}'' episode, [[FeverDreamEpisode The Sting]], has Fry sacrifice himself to save Leela, causing Bender to be devastated over his friend's death:



* In an episode of {{Archer}}, Archer's fiance has just performed a HeroicSacrifice by tackling evil cyborg Barry off a building. She dies, Barry is just fine, and Archer is in tears over this senseless tragedy. So is Doctor Krieger; they landed on and crushed his beloved van.

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* In an episode of {{Archer}}, ''WesternAnimation/{{Archer}}'', Archer's fiance has just performed a HeroicSacrifice by tackling evil cyborg Barry off a building. She dies, Barry is just fine, and Archer is in tears over this senseless tragedy. So is Doctor Krieger; they landed on and crushed his beloved van.
8th Jan '15 9:09:40 AM TheUnsquished
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* Done by America in ''AxisPowersHetalia''. When England 'dies' in the hospital after an accident involving the panjandrum, America gets teary eyed and tells him he can't go because he owes him a 'crap-ton of money'.

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* Done by America in ''AxisPowersHetalia''.''Webcomic/AxisPowersHetalia''. When England 'dies' in the hospital after an accident involving the panjandrum, America gets teary eyed and tells him he can't go because he owes him a 'crap-ton of money'.
21st Jun '14 9:10:44 PM chasemaddigan
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* In the ''WesternAnimation/SpongeBobSquarePants'' episode, ''Neptune's Spatula'', Spongebob is about to be taken to Atlantis to be King Neptune's top fry cook after beating him in a contest. This would mean separating Spongebob from his friends. Mr. Krabs is saddened not because he lost his best fry cook, but because he betted on King Neptune.
20th Oct '13 9:43:26 PM 88
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* In an episode of ''Series/HappyEndings'', Max comes in after just leaving his hairdresser's funeral. He quickly says 'the real tragedy is I need a haircut and I have no one to go to!'
14th Sep '13 1:20:53 PM Nazetrime
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* After [[spoiler:Sparadrap's pets]] were killed in ''Series/{{Noob}}'', deeply saddening her ManChild guilmate in the process, Gaea's apparent sympathy reaction turned out to be along the lines of "Darn, one of my potential revenue sources just got destroyed".

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* After [[spoiler:Sparadrap's pets]] were killed in ''Series/{{Noob}}'', deeply saddening her ManChild guilmate guildmate in the process, Gaea's apparent sympathy reaction turned out to be along the lines of "Darn, one of my potential revenue sources just got destroyed".
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