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25th Aug '17 7:16:51 PM TheGreenHerring
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* The second part of Guts' EstablishingCharacterMoment in ''Manga/{{Berserk}}'' (after he makes a demoness GoOutWithABang) has him enter a BadGuyBar, put a few coins on the bar telling the barkeep "for the disturbance". Before the barkeep can ask for clarification, Guts has started attacking the mooks, destroying them and the furniture, leaving one alive (and more than happy to take a message to the EvilOverlord).

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* The second part of Guts' EstablishingCharacterMoment in ''Manga/{{Berserk}}'' (after he makes a demoness GoOutWithABang) go OutWithABang) has him enter a BadGuyBar, put a few coins on the bar telling the barkeep "for the disturbance". Before the barkeep can ask for clarification, Guts has started attacking the mooks, destroying them and the furniture, leaving one alive (and more than happy to take a message to the EvilOverlord).
10th May '17 7:08:51 AM 1810072342
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* In Graves' extended lore scene in ''VideoGame/LeagueOfLegends'' {{Paratext}}, he tips the barman a few coins 'For the door' right before diving through it and knocking it off its hinges to kick off a gun battle outside.
10th Apr '17 2:17:55 PM PhantomRider
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*ComicBook/IronMan is known to pick up the tab for the wreckage caused by ComicBook/TheAvengers.
31st Jan '17 10:11:19 PM TheBigBopper
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[[caption-width-right:301:[[{{Understatement}} He wasn't kidding]]. [[HalfTheManHeUsedToBe That's gonna leave a stain]].]]

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31st Jan '17 10:10:48 PM TheBigBopper
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[[caption-width-right:301:[[{{Understatement}} He wasn't kidding]]: [[HalfTheManHeUsedToBe That's gonna leave a stain]].]]

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[[caption-width-right:301:[[{{Understatement}} He wasn't kidding]]: kidding]]. [[HalfTheManHeUsedToBe That's gonna leave a stain]].]]
4th Dec '16 5:04:08 AM Morgenthaler
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A hero or AntiHero gets in a scuffle in a [[BarBrawl bar]], a [[DinerBrawl restaurant]], a [[BallroomBlitz banquet hall]], or another establishment not fit for battle and, after the chaos is over, decides to pay for the destruction left behind. HeroInsurance would typically still be in effect but the hero decides to give the owner a little bit of money in order to pay for the mess. More often than not, this is to make the character look like a total {{badass}}. Not only did they just beat up or kill an enemy in a typically awesome manner but they decided to toss in a few extra bucks to pay for collateral damage. This can often be an EstablishingCharacterMoment since the audience can tell the person is not to be trifled with, but is also generous enough to take responsibility for the damages. There might also be the possibility that the payment is too small to cover the charges. A BondOneLiner is optional.

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A hero or AntiHero gets in a scuffle in a [[BarBrawl bar]], a [[DinerBrawl restaurant]], a [[BallroomBlitz banquet hall]], or another establishment not fit for battle and, after the chaos is over, decides to pay for the destruction left behind. HeroInsurance would typically still be in effect but the hero decides to give the owner a little bit of money in order to pay for the mess. More often than not, this is to make the character look like a total {{badass}}.badass. Not only did they just beat up or kill an enemy in a typically awesome manner but they decided to toss in a few extra bucks to pay for collateral damage. This can often be an EstablishingCharacterMoment since the audience can tell the person is not to be trifled with, but is also generous enough to take responsibility for the damages. There might also be the possibility that the payment is too small to cover the charges. A BondOneLiner is optional.
12th Aug '16 4:21:43 AM StFan
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-->-- '''Han Solo''' after blasting Greedo in the Mos Eisely Cantina, ''Franchise/StarWars Episode IV: Film/ANewHope''

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-->-- '''Han Solo''' after (after blasting Greedo in the Mos Eisely Cantina, ''Franchise/StarWars Cantina), ''Franchise/StarWars'' Episode IV: Film/ANewHope''
''Film/ANewHope''






* Played straight and inverted in a ''ComicStrip/PrinceValiant'' story arc, where Prince Valiant's troop and a band of drunken Vikings had a rhubarb in a travelers' inn. "Val succeeds in holding the stairs, but the stairs fail to hold Val." Prince Valiant gallantly offers to pay for half the damages, while the Viking chieftain requires goading by an armed militia to pony up his half.

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* Played straight and inverted in a ''ComicStrip/PrinceValiant'' story arc, where Prince Valiant's troop and a band of drunken Vikings had have a rhubarb in a travelers' inn. "Val succeeds in holding the stairs, but the stairs fail to hold Val." Prince Valiant gallantly offers to pay for half the damages, while the Viking chieftain requires goading by an armed militia to pony up his half.



11th Aug '16 7:07:53 PM TheBigBopper
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[[caption-width-right:301:[[{{Understatement}} He wasn't kidding]]: [[HalfTheManHeUsedToBe That's gonna leave a stain]].]]
11th Aug '16 7:05:03 PM TheBigBopper
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A character (usually a heroic figure) gets in a scuffle in a [[BarBrawl bar]], a [[DinerBrawl restaurant]], a [[BallroomBlitz banquet hall]], or another establishment not fit for battle and, after the chaos is over, decides to pay for the destruction left behind. HeroInsurance would typically still be in effect but the hero decides to give the owner a little bit of money in order to pay for the mess. More often than not, this is to make the character look like a total {{badass}}. Not only did they just beat up or kill an enemy in a typically awesome manner but they decided to toss in a few extra bucks to pay for collateral damage. This can often be an EstablishingCharacterMoment since the audience can tell the person is not to be trifled with, but is also generous enough to take responsibility for the damages. There might also be the possibility that the payment is too small to cover the charges. A BondOneLiner is optional.

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A character (usually a heroic figure) hero or AntiHero gets in a scuffle in a [[BarBrawl bar]], a [[DinerBrawl restaurant]], a [[BallroomBlitz banquet hall]], or another establishment not fit for battle and, after the chaos is over, decides to pay for the destruction left behind. HeroInsurance would typically still be in effect but the hero decides to give the owner a little bit of money in order to pay for the mess. More often than not, this is to make the character look like a total {{badass}}. Not only did they just beat up or kill an enemy in a typically awesome manner but they decided to toss in a few extra bucks to pay for collateral damage. This can often be an EstablishingCharacterMoment since the audience can tell the person is not to be trifled with, but is also generous enough to take responsibility for the damages. There might also be the possibility that the payment is too small to cover the charges. A BondOneLiner is optional.
21st May '16 9:18:59 AM erforce
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* Subverted in the first ''Film/{{Ghostbusters}}'' film. The 'Busters destroy half of a four-star hotel in pursuit of a ghost and not only don't offer to pay but they give the manager a lengthy bill. The snooty manager refuses to pay their high wages (to say nothing of the damages), so they offer to release the ghost back into the hotel, making the manager rethink his options.

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* Subverted in the first ''Film/{{Ghostbusters}}'' original ''Film/{{Ghostbusters|1984}}'' film. The 'Busters destroy half of a four-star hotel in pursuit of a ghost and not only don't offer to pay but they give the manager a lengthy bill. The snooty manager refuses to pay their high wages (to say nothing of the damages), so they offer to release the ghost back into the hotel, making the manager rethink his options.
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