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7th Mar '17 5:28:46 PM nombretomado
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** When Willow is going on her RoaringRampageOfRevenge, Andrew angrily chews out the others for not helping him and Jonathan "before [[Franchise/StarWars Darth]] Rosenberg goes [[ComicBook/{{X-Men}} Dark Phoenix]] on our asses!"

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** When Willow is going on her RoaringRampageOfRevenge, Andrew angrily chews out the others for not helping him and Jonathan "before [[Franchise/StarWars Darth]] Rosenberg goes [[ComicBook/{{X-Men}} [[ComicBook/JeanGrey Dark Phoenix]] on our asses!"



** One entire episode revolved around the idea of Xander being [[MarxBrothers "the Zeppo"]] - most useless and overlooked - of the gang.

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** One entire episode revolved around the idea of Xander being [[MarxBrothers [[Creator/MarxBrothers "the Zeppo"]] - most useless and overlooked - of the gang.
6th Mar '17 10:56:35 AM jccw227
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* In ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'', after discovering the Planet Express crew had fallen victim to a ScoobyDooHoax, Amy refers to it as being "Scooby-Dooed".
6th Mar '17 10:37:14 AM jccw227
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* Lampshaded in ''Series/TheAdventuresOfPeteAndPete'' when Ellen, followed by the rest of her class spends the episode systematically breaking math teachers by [[ArmorPiercingQuestion asking them why they even needed to learn algebra.]] The teachers feel they have one last secret weapon, with one substitute teacher named "Shrek" ([[NamesTheSame not to be confused]] [[WesternAnimation/{{Shrek}} with the ogre of the same name]]). He appears have had some success until the class broke him too. The English teacher rushes into the teachers lounge and exclaims, "They shrekked Shrek... and I just used a noun as a verb! What's wrong with me?"
26th Feb '17 10:38:10 AM nombretomado
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** The game's film noir-esqe storytelling guarantees plenty of references of this kind. Max "plays it [[HumphreyBogart Bogart]]," and has to deal with "a regular [[Film/TheUsualSuspects Keyser Soze]]."

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** The game's film noir-esqe storytelling guarantees plenty of references of this kind. Max "plays it [[HumphreyBogart [[Creator/HumphreyBogart Bogart]]," and has to deal with "a regular [[Film/TheUsualSuspects Keyser Soze]]."



* To "bogart" a cigarette or joint (usually a joint...) is to hold it for a long time without passing it, referencing the way that HumphreyBogart would hold a lit cigarette for long periods of time in films without taking a drag.

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* To "bogart" a cigarette or joint (usually a joint...) is to hold it for a long time without passing it, referencing the way that HumphreyBogart Creator/HumphreyBogart would hold a lit cigarette for long periods of time in films without taking a drag.
13th Feb '17 2:15:00 PM Kinrah
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** Other "-ing"s include "pulling a Gavin" (TooDumbToLive moments and making up words on the spot) "pulling a Ray" (dominating a game) "Pulling a Michael" (RageQuit), "pulling a Geoff" (DidNotThinkThisThrough moments) and "pulling a Lindsay" (building structures in ''VideoGame/{{Minecraft}}'' with the wrong material)

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** Other "-ing"s include "pulling a Gavin" (TooDumbToLive moments and making up words on the spot) "pulling a Ray" (dominating a game) "Pulling a Michael" (RageQuit), "pulling a Geoff" (DidNotThinkThisThrough moments) moments and screwing up catastrophically in Videogame/GrandTheftAutoV) and "pulling a Lindsay" (building structures in ''VideoGame/{{Minecraft}}'' with the wrong material)material).
28th Jan '17 4:11:26 PM Mitis
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* In ''Series/{{NCIS}}'' NSA Agent Ellie Bishop is told to remain in the car since she doesn't have her pistol, while the other agents go after the suspect. When said suspect runs into the parking lot, Bishop drives up to block his escape. This act is referred to by Agent [=DiNozzo=] as 'pulling a Palmer', after a similar incident where Palmer crashes his car into a suspect's car to prevent his escape.

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* In ''Series/{{NCIS}}'' NSA Agent Ellie Bishop is told to remain in the car since she doesn't have her pistol, while the other agents go after the suspect. When said suspect runs into the parking lot, Bishop drives up to block his escape. This act is referred to by Agent [=DiNozzo=] as 'pulling a Palmer', after referencing a similar incident from a few seasons back where Palmer crashes his car into a suspect's car to prevent his escape.
19th Jan '17 1:03:35 PM EDP
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* There was once a Parisian tabletop RPG player nicknamed Gros Bill (Big Bill). And he got the attention of tabletop RPG publications thanks to his blatant cheating to improve his character, and now TheMunchkin is known in France as "le Grosbill" (The Bigbill), and creating and/or playing overpowered characters is called "Grosbiller" (to Bigbill)

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* There was once a Parisian tabletop RPG player nicknamed Gros Bill (Big Bill). And he got the attention of tabletop RPG publications thanks to his blatant cheating to improve his character, and now TheMunchkin is known in France as "le Grosbill" (The Bigbill), and creating and/or playing overpowered characters is called "Grosbiller" (to Bigbill)Bigbill).
* Up until the late sixties, American dictionaries contained the verb "to badogliate" from Italian general Pietro Badoglio, meaning "to betray in a foolish way".
11th Jan '17 2:18:35 PM ElodieHiras
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* There was once a Parisian tabletop RPG player nicknamed Gros Bill (Big Bill). And he got the attention of tabletop RPG publications thanks to his blatant cheating to improve his character, and now TheMunchkin is known in France as "le Grosbill" (The Bigbill), and creating and/or playing overpowered characters is called "Grosbiller" (to Bigbill)
7th Jan '17 1:30:15 AM SeptimusHeap
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** A movie with lots of uncomfortable [[FreudWasRight Freudian imagery]] and BodyHorror may be called "[[Creator/DavidCronenberg Cronenbergian]]".

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** A movie with lots of uncomfortable [[FreudWasRight Freudian imagery]] imagery and BodyHorror may be called "[[Creator/DavidCronenberg Cronenbergian]]".
29th Dec '16 11:18:02 AM nombretomado
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** If you come up with a SurrealHorror story with lots of {{Dream Sequence}}s and a DroneOfDread, it's [[DavidLynch Lynchian]].

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** If you come up with a SurrealHorror story with lots of {{Dream Sequence}}s and a DroneOfDread, it's [[DavidLynch [[Creator/DavidLynch Lynchian]].
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