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22nd May '16 11:08:20 PM missroxyspamcake
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** Another example would be when Jesus curses the fig tree, causing it to wither and die. This is the only time that He is shown to use His gifts/talents/powers in a way that does not cause life and healing for the recipient (certain Apocrypha notwithstanding).

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** Another example would be when Jesus curses the fig tree, causing it to wither and die. This is the only time that He is shown to use His gifts/talents/powers in a way that does not cause life and healing for the recipient (certain Apocrypha notwithstanding). Doubles as a moment of OhCrap, because as God he could have used this power at ''any time to destroy anyone.'' Let that sink in...
22nd May '16 10:51:34 PM missroxyspamcake
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** Gil also has one of these, when the Incorruptible Library gets bold enough to try to [[spoiler:abduct Tarvek.]] Usually, Gil attempts to resolve situations diplomatically, something his enemies had counted on. [[BewareTheNiceOnes So he decides to show them that he's not to be underestimated.]] Even [[BloodKnight Dupree]] is surprised at this.
--> '''Dupree:''' Are... Are you okay?
--> '''Gil:''' ''No!'' Those bookbinders think they can come in here and just ''abduct people?'' After all the ''trouble'' I've gone to? I've obviously done too much ''talking'' and not enough ''damage!'' ''We're getting him back!''
-->Dupree:'' This is ''weird-'' You're still talking and I'm actually still ''listening.''
17th May '16 8:02:53 AM rustycrackers
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* During the 2016 campaign, Donald Trump, who had otherwise behaved very belligerently during the campaign and even advocated racism against Mexicans and Muslims, [[http://www.huffingtonpost.com/marty-rudoy/donald-trump-appearing-sa_b_9755432.html went out of his way to speak for LGBT rights]]. Either a certain law in a certain Southern state was just too much for him, or he wasn't doing as well as he had hoped, never mind his big victory in New York just days before.
11th May '16 7:46:41 AM case
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* EvenEvilHasStandards (more so the more evil the villain expressing this sentiment is)/ EveryoneHasStandards



* OldMaster (who doesn't break into fights for just ''anything'')
* PrecisionFStrike (when it involves a character who normally doesn't swear)



* SarcasmFailure



* SuddenlyShouting



* TooSpicyForYogSothoth (sometimes)
* TranquilFury
* WhenSheSmiles (sometimes)
* YouAreACreditToYourRace (for racists)


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Often overlaps with:
* EvenEvilHasStandards
* EveryoneHasStandards
* OldMaster (who doesn't break into fights for just ''anything'')
* PrecisionFStrike
* SarcasmFailure
* SuddenlyShouting
* TooSpicyForYogSothoth
* TranquilFury
* WhenSheSmiles
* YouAreACreditToYourRace (for racists)
8th May '16 12:59:42 AM DariusAngel
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** In ''Film/TheEmpireStrikesBack'', when the Millennium Falcon finally manages to escape, the crew of the Executor visibly soil themselves in fear of Vader's wrath. The fact that Vader simply walks away surprises and shocks the crew.
29th Apr '16 2:05:48 PM Nylsa
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** [[{{Snowlem}} Olaf]] displays this when he lights a fire to keep a freezing Anna alive; he drops his position as comic relief (''very'' briefly) to assure her that he knows full well what will happen to him, but that it's worth it for her.

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** [[{{Snowlem}} Olaf]] displays this when he lights a fire to keep a freezing Anna alive; he alive. He drops his position as the comic relief (''very'' briefly) to assure her that he knows full well what will happen to him, but that it's worth it for her.



* In ''WesternAnimation/TransformersTheMovie'', Kup has SeenItAll and uses any situation as an excuse to mention some previous adventure of his. When the Autobots see Unicron standing ''astride the entire planet of Cybertron'', Hot Rod asks if this reminds him of yet another one of his war-stories. Kup's only response is a quiet "Nope... Never seen anything like this before."
* In ''WesternAnimation/KungFuPanda'', Shifu, after learning that Po can be trained using his BigEater tendencies, takes him through a series of exercises using food as a motivator, culminating in a long fight over a single dumpling. After Po bests him, he tosses the dumpling right back at Shifu and says "I'm not hungry."
* In ''WesternAnimation/TheLionKing'' Ed is usually giggling and grinning insanely. After Scar turns on them and is defeated by Simba, Ed is not laughing or grinning; he is visibly ''pissed''.

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* In ''WesternAnimation/TransformersTheMovie'', Kup has SeenItAll and uses any situation as an excuse to mention some previous adventure of his. When the Autobots see Unicron standing ''astride the entire planet of Cybertron'', Hot Rod asks if this reminds him of yet another one of his war-stories. Kup's only response is a quiet quiet, "Nope... Never seen anything like this before."
* In ''WesternAnimation/KungFuPanda'', Shifu, after learning that Po can be trained using his BigEater tendencies, takes him through a series of exercises using food as a motivator, culminating in a long fight over a single dumpling. After Po bests him, he tosses the dumpling right back at Shifu and says says, "I'm not hungry."
* In ''WesternAnimation/TheLionKing'' ''WesternAnimation/TheLionKing'', Ed is usually seen giggling and grinning insanely. After Scar turns on them the hyenas and is defeated by Simba, Ed is not laughing or grinning; he grinning. He is visibly ''pissed''.



** Towards the end of the first movie when Jack shoots Barbossa and Barbossa thinks that Jack wasted his shot. Clever viewers can tell from Jack's cold, steely glare that this is not the case; it's the one time in the entire movie that he's not doing something eccentric.
** Speaking of Jack acting OOC; it can be hard to tell what is and isn't out of character for a guy whose methods are so mercurial. The only certainty is that ''anything'' he does is (virtually) always with the ultimate goal of furthering his own interests.

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** Towards the end of the first movie movie, when Jack shoots Barbossa and Barbossa, Barbossa thinks that Jack wasted his shot. Clever viewers can tell from Jack's cold, steely glare that this is not the case; it's the one time in the entire movie that he's not doing something eccentric.
** Speaking of Jack acting OOC; OOC, it can be hard to tell what is and isn't out of character for a guy whose methods are so mercurial. [[HazyFeelTurn mercurial]]. The only certainty is that ''anything'' he does is (virtually) always with the ultimate goal of furthering [[ItsAllAboutMe his own interests.interests]].



** Jack gets one at the climax of ''At World's End'' when Jones stabs Will through the heart and Jack, who has has his self-serving objective ''literally'' in the palm of his hand, goes from cruelly gloating over his imminent victory to looking mind-screwed by despair, almost to HeroicBSOD level. It's brief, but is big enough to make his sacrifice afterward make perfect sense without hefty foreshadowing.
** In a deleted scene Jack shows that [[EvenEvilHasStandards even he has standards]] when he solemnly tells Beckett, who is asking about when Jack worked for the East India Trading Company but got on their bad side when he refused to transport slaves, that "People aren't cargo mate" with none of his usual wackiness.

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** Jack gets one at the climax of ''At World's End'' when after Jones stabs Will through the heart and heart. Jack, who has has his self-serving objective ''literally'' in the palm of his hand, goes from cruelly gloating over his imminent victory to looking mind-screwed by despair, almost to HeroicBSOD level. It's brief, but is big enough to make see that his sacrifice afterward make makes perfect sense without hefty foreshadowing.
** In a deleted scene scene, Jack shows that [[EvenEvilHasStandards even he has standards]] when he solemnly tells Beckett, who is asking about when Jack worked for the East India Trading Company but got on their bad side when he refused to transport slaves, that "People aren't cargo cargo, mate" with none of his usual wackiness.
29th Apr '16 1:51:30 PM Nylsa
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* In ''ComicStrip/CalvinAndHobbes'', as Calvin is lying sick in bed, [[UnnamedParent his mom]] tells him she's going to call the doctor. She also adds that it's Saturday, so he won't miss school, and he responds with a weak "I know." Since Calvin is a kid who usually is overjoyed at the thought of not going to school, always gets up at the crack of dawn on Saturdays, and ''despises'' visiting the doctor, his mother is convinced this is serious and races for the phone.

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* In ''ComicStrip/CalvinAndHobbes'', as Calvin is lying sick in bed, [[UnnamedParent his mom]] tells him she's going to call the doctor. She also adds that it's Saturday, so he won't miss school, and he responds with a weak weak, "I know." Since Calvin is a kid who is usually is overjoyed at the thought of not going to school, always gets up at the crack of dawn on Saturdays, and ''despises'' visiting the doctor, his mother is convinced this is serious and races for the phone.



* Whenever [[ComicStrip/{{Peanuts}} Charlie Brown]] breaks his NiceGuy attitude and gets genuinely angry at someone, it's when he delivers a TheReasonYouSuckSpeech, and/or a WhatTheHellHero speech, and it's ''always'' a CrowningMomentOfAwesome for him.

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* Whenever [[ComicStrip/{{Peanuts}} Charlie Brown]] breaks his NiceGuy attitude and gets genuinely angry at someone, it's when he delivers a TheReasonYouSuckSpeech, TheReasonYouSuckSpeech and/or a WhatTheHellHero speech, and it's ''always'' a CrowningMomentOfAwesome for him.



** The difference between Anna, the PluckyGirl and Anna, the Princess. Notice her commanding tone when she ''demands'' her horse be brought to her after Elsa runs away; it shows just how important finding and helping her sister is to her.
** [[{{Snowlem}} Olaf]] displays this when he lights fire to keep a freezing Anna alive; he drops his position as comic relief (''very'' briefly) to assure her that he knows full well what will happen to him, but that it's worth it for her.

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** The difference between Anna, the PluckyGirl and Anna, the Princess. Notice her commanding tone when she ''demands'' her horse be brought to her after Elsa runs away; it away. It shows just how important finding and helping her sister is to her.
** [[{{Snowlem}} Olaf]] displays this when he lights a fire to keep a freezing Anna alive; he drops his position as comic relief (''very'' briefly) to assure her that he knows full well what will happen to him, but that it's worth it for her.
27th Apr '16 8:21:38 PM hamza678
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Some classic {{Archetypal Character}}s who might be the cause of this:

* The ActualPacifist starts a fight.
* TheAlcoholic[=/=]HardDrinkingPartyGirl puts down their drink for the time being (or dumps it out and [[NoMoreForMe swears to never drink again]]).
* The AllLovingHero [[BewareTheNiceOnes wants to kill someone]].
* The ArrogantKungFuGuy takes the path of peace.
* A {{Badass}} gets scared.
* TheBerserker[=/=]HotBlooded guy calms down, or goes into TranquilFury.
* The BigEater states that they're not hungry, double points if they turned down their TrademarkFavoriteFood.
* The BloodKnight suggests a peaceful solution or is repelled by violence.
* The ClingyJealousGirl, CrazyJealousGuy or {{Yandere}} doesn't act out when someone makes moves on their love interest.
* The ClockKing or the CreatureOfHabit deviates from their routines ''purposely''.
* The CloudCuckoolander begins to talk and/or act logically.
* The CoolMask wearer suddenly [[TheReveal removes it]]; one normally in makeup being without also fits this.
* The DeadpanSnarker [[SarcasmFailure is at a loss for words]].
* The {{Determinator}} gives up.
* A DirtyCoward[=/=]LovableCoward stands up to fight.
* A practitioner of DissonantSerenity loses their cool.
* TheDitz does something distinctly intelligent and/or sensible.
* A character who DoesntLikeGuns [[BatmanGrabsAGun uses one]].
* One whose [[EyesAlwaysShut eyes are always shut]] opens their eyes, even if only for a second.
* The ExtremeDoormat [[GrewASpine stands up for themselves]].
* TheFettered or TheUnfettered compromises on their ideal or goal.
* TheFundamentalist thinks [[EveryoneHasStandards someone on their own side is too extreme]]. Bonus if it's BigBad and/or TheHeartless one [[EvenEvilHasStandards being disgusted]].
* The GloryHound lets someone else take the credit.
* The GoshDangItToHeck person [[PrecisionFStrike swears for real]].
* The character with a HairTriggerTemper waves off a slight. Double points if they didn't react or even [[ActuallyPrettyFunny laugh at their]] biggest BerserkButton
* The character who HatesBeingTouched allows someone to touch them (almost always in the form of [[SecurityCling a hug]]).
* The CuddleBug or person with NoSenseOfPersonalSpace respects someone's personal space.
* The ItsAllAboutMe or [[MoralMyopia Morally Myopic]] person shows concern for others, however grudgingly; the former tries to avoid the spotlight.
* The {{Jerkass}} [[TookALevelInKindness becomes very kind]].
* A LargeHam tones it down.
* The [[IWorkAlone loner]] teams up with someone and/or says the team should stick together.
* The MotorMouth shuts up or speaks slowly and succinctly.
* The NiceGuy [[TookALevelInJerkass takes a level in Jerkass]].
* TheNicknamer calls another character [[YouCalledMeXItMustBeSerious by their real name]].
* The person with NoIndoorVoice whispers.
* The OmnicidalManiac tells someone that YouWillBeSpared.
* The PerfectPacifistPeople rise up in arms.
* The PerpetualFrowner stops frowning [[TheUnsmile and/or]] [[SlasherSmile starts]] [[WhenSheSmiles smiling]]...
* The PerpetualSmiler stops smiling and/or starts frowning...
* The PickyEater eats [[DoesNotLikeSpam a food they hate the most,]] and starts liking it.
* The PluckyComicRelief (or LaughablyEvil, if a villain) becomes dead serious.
* ThePollyanna admits to despair.
* The ProperLady [[PrecisionFStrike uses improper language]].
* The ProudWarriorRaceGuy says a plan of action is too dangerous.
* The ReluctantFanserviceGirl lets loose.
* TheScrooge suddenly gives something away.
* The ShamelessFanserviceGirl dresses conservatively, and not for health reasons.
* The ShrinkingViolet[=/=]FragileFlower becomes confident.
* SirSwearsALot doesn't drop even a single, mild swear.
* The SmugSnake loses all of his haughtiness and becomes ashamed of himself.
* TheStoic becomes NotSoStoic.
* The StrawCharacter demonstrates actual tact, respect for their opponent, and logic.
* The SugarAndIcePersonality or {{Tsundere}} is upfront about their affection for the love interest.
* The character with SuperOCD ignores one of their quirks.
* TheTeetotaler [[INeedAFreakingDrink needs a drink]].
* The TerseTalker speaks in ''complete sentences''.
* The TricksterMentor clearly and directly tells their protege what they want.
* One who practices ThouShaltNotKill takes a life.
* One who TurnTheOtherCheek [[RejectedApology rejects someone's apology]], double points if they said to their offender on that what they did is [[ThisIsUnforgivable unforgivable.]]
* TheUnapologetic gives out a [[SincerityMode sincere, heartfelt apology.]]
* The one with a VerbalTic, spoke normally without dropping a single tic.
* TheVoiceless or TheSilentBob [[SuddenlyVoiced talks]].
* The WalkingShirtlessScene puts on a shirt.
* The character's who bemoans WhyDidItHaveToBeSnakes doesn't react to one even when it's right in front of their face.
* The YouNoTakeCandle speaker talks with normal syntax.
* The ZanyScheme maker comes up with a sound and logical plan.

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Some classic {{Archetypal Character}}s who might be the cause of this:

* The ActualPacifist starts a fight.
* TheAlcoholic[=/=]HardDrinkingPartyGirl puts down their drink for the time being (or dumps it out and [[NoMoreForMe swears to never drink again]]).
* The AllLovingHero [[BewareTheNiceOnes wants to kill someone]].
* The ArrogantKungFuGuy takes the path of peace.
* A {{Badass}} gets scared.
* TheBerserker[=/=]HotBlooded guy calms down, or goes into TranquilFury.
* The BigEater states that they're not hungry, double points if they turned down their TrademarkFavoriteFood.
* The BloodKnight suggests a peaceful solution or is repelled by violence.
* The ClingyJealousGirl, CrazyJealousGuy or {{Yandere}} doesn't act out when someone makes moves on their love interest.
* The ClockKing or the CreatureOfHabit deviates from their routines ''purposely''.
* The CloudCuckoolander begins to talk and/or act logically.
* The CoolMask wearer suddenly [[TheReveal removes it]]; one normally in makeup being without also fits this.
* The DeadpanSnarker [[SarcasmFailure is at a loss for words]].
* The {{Determinator}} gives up.
* A DirtyCoward[=/=]LovableCoward stands up to fight.
* A practitioner of DissonantSerenity loses their cool.
* TheDitz does something distinctly intelligent and/or sensible.
* A character who DoesntLikeGuns [[BatmanGrabsAGun uses one]].
* One whose [[EyesAlwaysShut eyes are always shut]] opens their eyes, even if only for a second.
* The ExtremeDoormat [[GrewASpine stands up for themselves]].
* TheFettered or TheUnfettered compromises on their ideal or goal.
* TheFundamentalist thinks [[EveryoneHasStandards someone on their own side is too extreme]]. Bonus if it's BigBad and/or TheHeartless one [[EvenEvilHasStandards being disgusted]].
* The GloryHound lets someone else take the credit.
* The GoshDangItToHeck person [[PrecisionFStrike swears for real]].
* The character with a HairTriggerTemper waves off a slight. Double points if they didn't react or even [[ActuallyPrettyFunny laugh at their]] biggest BerserkButton
* The character who HatesBeingTouched allows someone to touch them (almost always in the form of [[SecurityCling a hug]]).
* The CuddleBug or person with NoSenseOfPersonalSpace respects someone's personal space.
* The ItsAllAboutMe or [[MoralMyopia Morally Myopic]] person shows concern for others, however grudgingly; the former tries to avoid the spotlight.
* The {{Jerkass}} [[TookALevelInKindness becomes very kind]].
* A LargeHam tones it down.
* The [[IWorkAlone loner]] teams up with someone and/or says the team should stick together.
* The MotorMouth shuts up or speaks slowly and succinctly.
* The NiceGuy [[TookALevelInJerkass takes a level in Jerkass]].
* TheNicknamer calls another character [[YouCalledMeXItMustBeSerious by their real name]].
* The person with NoIndoorVoice whispers.
* The OmnicidalManiac tells someone that YouWillBeSpared.
* The PerfectPacifistPeople rise up in arms.
* The PerpetualFrowner stops frowning [[TheUnsmile and/or]] [[SlasherSmile starts]] [[WhenSheSmiles smiling]]...
* The PerpetualSmiler stops smiling and/or starts frowning...
* The PickyEater eats [[DoesNotLikeSpam a food they hate the most,]] and starts liking it.
* The PluckyComicRelief (or LaughablyEvil, if a villain) becomes dead serious.
* ThePollyanna admits to despair.
* The ProperLady [[PrecisionFStrike uses improper language]].
* The ProudWarriorRaceGuy says a plan of action is too dangerous.
* The ReluctantFanserviceGirl lets loose.
* TheScrooge suddenly gives something away.
* The ShamelessFanserviceGirl dresses conservatively, and not for health reasons.
* The ShrinkingViolet[=/=]FragileFlower becomes confident.
* SirSwearsALot doesn't drop even a single, mild swear.
* The SmugSnake loses all of his haughtiness and becomes ashamed of himself.
* TheStoic becomes NotSoStoic.
* The StrawCharacter demonstrates actual tact, respect for their opponent, and logic.
* The SugarAndIcePersonality or {{Tsundere}} is upfront about their affection for the love interest.
* The character with SuperOCD ignores one of their quirks.
* TheTeetotaler [[INeedAFreakingDrink needs a drink]].
* The TerseTalker speaks in ''complete sentences''.
* The TricksterMentor clearly and directly tells their protege what they want.
* One who practices ThouShaltNotKill takes a life.
* One who TurnTheOtherCheek [[RejectedApology rejects someone's apology]], double points if they said to their offender on that what they did is [[ThisIsUnforgivable unforgivable.]]
* TheUnapologetic gives out a [[SincerityMode sincere, heartfelt apology.]]
* The one with a VerbalTic, spoke normally without dropping a single tic.
* TheVoiceless or TheSilentBob [[SuddenlyVoiced talks]].
* The WalkingShirtlessScene puts on a shirt.
* The character's who bemoans WhyDidItHaveToBeSnakes doesn't react to one even when it's right in front of their face.
* The YouNoTakeCandle speaker talks with normal syntax.
* The ZanyScheme maker comes up with a sound and logical plan.
21st Apr '16 11:37:46 PM ryanasaurus0077
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* During the 2016 campaign, Donald Trump, who had otherwise behaved very belligerently during the campaign and even advocated racism against Mexicans and Muslims, [[http://www.huffingtonpost.com/marty-rudoy/donald-trump-appearing-sa_b_9755432.html went out of his way to speak for LGBT rights]]. Either a certain law in a certain Southern state was just too much for him, or he wasn't doing as well as he had hoped, never mind his big victory in New York just days before.
10th Apr '16 10:06:05 AM ClownZephyr302
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* The PluckyComicRelief/LaughablyEvil becomes dead serious.

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* The PluckyComicRelief/LaughablyEvil PluckyComicRelief (or LaughablyEvil, if a villain) becomes dead serious.
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