History Main / OverwhelmingException

22nd Oct '17 7:57:40 PM benda
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* ''Literature/TakeAGirlLikeYou'' by Creator/KingsleyAmis, comparing sex to beer:
--> Except that this is harder to get and the beer doesn’t have to like you and you think about this more and you’re proud of it afterwards and you’re not supposed to have it, I suppose it is like a glass of beer. To some people. Except that this is much nicer.
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19th Oct '17 8:28:30 PM dannybeans
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* Henry Ford once said of the Model T that "any customer can have a car painted any color that he wants, so long as it is black."
18th Jul '17 9:46:35 PM billybobfred
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18th Jul '17 9:46:11 PM billybobfred
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* UsefulNotes/WinstonChurchill once described democracy as "[[DemocracyIsFlawed the worst form of government except all those other forms that have been tried from time to time]]".
15th Jul '17 6:14:10 AM KingLyger
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* During a "Good Burger" segment of ''Series/AllThat'', Ed asks the manager "have I ever let you down?" The manager replies "Yes, many times," and mumbles off a short list as he walks away.
1st Jun '17 11:23:17 AM megarockman
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* In ''WebVideo/HistoryOfJapan'', everybody was hiring samurai![[labelnote:Correction]]Rich important people hired samurai. Poor people who could not afford to hire samurai did not hire samurai.[[/labelnote]]

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* In the ''WebVideo/HistoryOfJapan'', everybody when Kyoto became such a dreamworld the Imperial government stopped giving a shit about running the country, the only way to people to protect their shit from criminals was to ''[[{{Jingle}} hire a samurai!]]''. Everybody was hiring samurai![[labelnote:Correction]]Rich important people hired samurai. Poor people who could not afford to hire samurai did not hire samurai.[[/labelnote]]
13th May '17 9:29:16 PM TheWhistleTropes
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13th May '17 9:27:52 PM TheWhistleTropes
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[[caption-width-right:350:But...but you just said [[BlatantLies everybody was!]]]]
9th May '17 9:47:08 AM TheWhistleTropes
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* In ''WebVideo/HistoryOfJapan'', everybody was hiring samurai![[labelnote:Correction]]Rich important people hired samurai. Poor people who could not afford to hire samurai did not hire samurai.[[/labelnote]]
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10th Feb '17 8:21:02 AM Gosicrystal
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In its most extreme form, this trope borders on DistinctionWithoutADifference. Can also be considered a LogicalFallacy.

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In its most extreme form, this trope borders on DistinctionWithoutADifference.ByNoIMeanYes. Can also be considered a LogicalFallacy.
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