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7th Oct '17 3:02:50 AM CrazyLegs2
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That we got a ton of rotten fruit

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That we got a ton of rotten fruitfruit\\
7th Oct '17 3:02:07 AM CrazyLegs2
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* Alluded to in the song "The World Will Know" from ''Theatre/{{Newsies}}'':
-->''And the world will know\\
That this ain't no game\\
That we got a ton of rotten fruit
And perfect aim.''
27th Sep '17 11:15:40 PM Delphi
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->''"Why is there always someone who brings eggs and tomatoes to a speech?"''

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->''"Why ->''"[[LampshadeHanging Why is there always someone who brings eggs and tomatoes to a speech?"''speech?]]"''
21st Aug '17 10:56:44 AM Omeganian
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* Allegedly, one Brazilian politician claimed that the economical situation has significantly improved during his term, because he used to be pelted with rotten tomatoes and eggs, but now his clothes were full of stains from considerably more expensive and fresh food.
12th Aug '17 5:32:58 PM ngh93
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* In ''Film/MrsDoubtfire'', Daniel (as Mrs. Doubtfire) throws a lime at his ex-wife's new boyfriend. When he turns around, [[CrowningMomentOfFunny Mrs. D claims to have witnessed the whole thing.]]

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* In ''Film/MrsDoubtfire'', Daniel (as Mrs. Doubtfire) throws a lime at his ex-wife's new boyfriend.boyfriend when said boyfriend calls him a loser. When he turns around, [[CrowningMomentOfFunny Mrs. D claims to have witnessed the whole thing.]]
18th Jul '17 9:37:20 PM IndirectActiveTransport
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* Wrestling/{{Ivory}} got this after ''Tough Enough III'' during a bikini contest at a house show, which she competed in to show fans stripping wasn't anything special and that the hardworking kids from the contest deserved to be on shows more than the no talent "divas" who could only appeal to people by being half naked. Ironically, Ivory's HeelFaceTurn would occur not long after she managed to get so much heel heat from an unexpected source.
17th Jun '17 5:10:54 AM WanderingTedium
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16th Jun '17 7:24:55 PM Nakuyabi
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* The practice of throwing things at despised public figures dates back further than anyone can remember. According to the ancient Roman biographer and historian Suetonius, when Emperor Claudius had some trouble supplying Rome's granaries at one point (when famine and storms disrupted their supply lines), an angry mob of hungry Romans gathered and furiously pelted him with stale bread crusts. In response to this crisis, he immediately enacted laws insuring grain ships against loss and granting the suppliers with various tax advantages in order to [[TrainsRunOnTime keep the supply lines flowing]]. Suetonius goes on to say those laws remained in force forever afterward to his own time.



* [[http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/7783325.stm Muntadhar al-Zaidi, journalist]] who said farewell to George W. Bush by throwing his shoes at him (Bush dodged both). He was arrested and tortured for that, but he was hailed all around the Arab world -- indeed, all over the Western world -- as a hero. The sources for the "torture" claims are questionable at best, however.
** No matter what you think of his actions, he made a lasting impression. Numerous people around the world have copied him, from Israel to Taiwan. Ironically, al-Zaidi himself had shoes thrown at him.

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* [[http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/7783325.stm Muntadhar al-Zaidi, Arabic journalist]] who said farewell to expressed his hostile opinion of George W. Bush by throwing his shoes at him (Bush dodged both). He was arrested and tortured for that, but he was though many of Bush's enemies in the Middle East and the West alike hailed all around the Arab world -- indeed, all over the Western world -- him as a hero.one of their heroes (of course. The sources for the "torture" claims are questionable at best, however.
** No matter what you think The practice of his actions, he made throwing shoes as a lasting impression. form of heckling (common in Arabic and similar Middle Eastern cultures, as the bottom of one's foot is considered the most ritually and physically unclean part of one's anatomy) preceded and followed him. Numerous people around the world have copied him, thrown shoes at people they despised from Israel to Taiwan. Ironically, al-Zaidi himself had Perhaps somewhat fittingly, some of al-Zaidi's critics threw shoes thrown at him.''him'' too.
29th May '17 9:48:55 PM Nakuyabi
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* The Penguin, the VillainWithGoodPublicity from ''Film/BatmanReturns'', trots out the above quote when his former supporters start throwing eggs and tomatoes at him after Batman exposes him for what he is by means of an EngineeredPublicConfession. Also a rare case it is retaliated, by open firing his umbrella machine gun at them.

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* The Penguin, the VillainWithGoodPublicity from ''Film/BatmanReturns'', trots out the above quote ([[HangingALampshade which is a pretty good question, in fact]]) when his former supporters start throwing eggs and tomatoes at him after Batman exposes him for what he is by means of an EngineeredPublicConfession. Also This example also comes with a rare case it is retaliated, by open firing retaliation as he opens fire on them with his umbrella machine gun gun.
* ''Film/ETTheExtraTerrestrial'' has the titular alien get drunk and toss one of his beer cans
at them.the TV screen after seeing [[WesternAnimation/TomAndJerry Jerry scorching Tom's tail]] in a cartoon.
29th May '17 8:00:28 PM igordebraga
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* Subverted in general when it comes to ice hockey -- hats are traditionally thrown onto the ice out of respect by fans after a player scores his third goal in a game (i.e. a hat-trick). And let's not forget [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Legend_of_the_Octopus the octopus in Detroit]]. Though ever since the [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rat_trick "Year of the Rat"]], where Florida Panthers fans used to throw toy mice on ice with each goal (since the opening game had a player killing a rat on the dressing room before scoring two winning goals) -- reaching [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OnHpaVW53SM absurd levels]] on the finals -- the NHL was forced to change the rules regarding debris onto the ice, which could even ensure in penalties for the home team.

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* Subverted in general when it comes to ice hockey -- hats are traditionally thrown onto the ice out of respect by fans after a player scores his third goal in a game (i.e. a hat-trick). And let's not forget [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Legend_of_the_Octopus the octopus in Detroit]].Detroit]] (which Nashville followed with [[http://www.tennessean.com/story/sports/nhl/predators/2017/04/17/predators-catfish-return-bridgestone-arena-nhl-playoffs-blackhawks/100568588/ catfish]], given their logo is [[PantheraAwesome a sabretooth tiger]]). Though ever since the [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rat_trick "Year of the Rat"]], where Florida Panthers fans used to throw toy mice on ice with each goal (since the opening game had a player killing a rat on the dressing room before scoring two winning goals) -- reaching [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OnHpaVW53SM absurd levels]] on the finals -- the NHL was forced to change the rules regarding debris onto the ice, which could even ensure in penalties for the home team.
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