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15th Apr '18 9:08:05 PM NineballCirno
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* Lampshaded in ''Literature/CaptainUnderpants and the Preposterous Plight of the Purple Potty People''. In [[InUniverseExample George and Harold's latest comic]], their grandparents say that what makes them cool is that they're old and don't care what anyone thinks, followed by them shoving people out of their way.

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* Lampshaded in ''Literature/CaptainUnderpants and the Preposterous Plight of the Purple Potty People''. In [[InUniverseExample [[InUniverse George and Harold's latest comic]], their grandparents say that what makes them cool is that they're old and don't care what anyone thinks, followed by them shoving people out of their way.



* Rando's grandfather (of [=RandoWis=] fame) seems to be made of this trope, as seen here:
[[https://randowis.deviantart.com/art/Grandpa-568017575]]

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* Rando's grandfather (of [=RandoWis=] fame) seems to be made of this trope, as seen here:
here: [[https://randowis.deviantart.com/art/Grandpa-568017575]]
7th Apr '18 3:07:27 PM Anicomicgeek
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* Averted with the ''Series/{{Roseanne}}'' revival, as even in the original series, Roseanne was rude and willing to say what was on her mind, so the only thing that's changed is that now some of the issues she complains about are related to her age.
24th Mar '18 8:38:19 PM TudorRose
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* In the ''Literature/DeptfordMice'' trilogy, the Starwife (the ancient queen of the squirrels) is short-tempered with everyone she meets. Anyone's first impression of her would be that she is a "rude old battleaxe", but she does have good intentions.
-->''""I do have manners but it's so rare that I find anyone worth practising them on."''

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* In the ''Literature/DeptfordMice'' trilogy, the Starwife (the ancient queen of the squirrels) is short-tempered with everyone she meets. Anyone's first impression of her would be that she is a "rude rude old battleaxe", battleaxe, but she does have good intentions.
-->''""I -->''"I do have manners but it's so rare that I find anyone worth practising them on."''
24th Mar '18 8:37:29 PM TudorRose
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* In the ''Literature/DeptfordMice'' trilogy, the Starwife (the ancient queen of the squirrels) is short-tempered with everyone she meets. Anyone's first impression of her would be that she is a "rude old battleaxe", but she does have good intentions.
-->''""I do have manners but it's so rare that I find anyone worth practising them on."''
9th Mar '18 6:31:10 PM kbissett
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* The "Hell's Grannies" sketch from ''Series/MontyPythonsFlyingCircus'', in which gangs of little old ladies beat up burly young men.
23rd Jan '18 6:50:03 PM NotOnAnyFlatbread
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* ''Series/PoliticalAnimals'': Elaine's DeadpanSnarker mother rarely lets minor details like politeness curb her tongue, to the point that her favorite "endearment" for her grandsons seems to be "you little shit."
11th Jan '18 9:29:53 AM FlyingDuckManGenesis
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* Aunt Miriam in the ''WesternAnimation/{{Rugrats}}'' episode of the same name. In her first visit to Tommy's house, she shows off her lumbago, [[AccidentalMisnaming doesn't remember Didi's name]], chides her niece-in-law for "not feeding Stu enough" and for [[StayInTheKitchen not being a stay-at-home-mom]], criticizes her cooking, and even [[YouAreFat remarked to the woman she certainly has been eating well]].

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* Aunt Miriam in the ''WesternAnimation/{{Rugrats}}'' [[Recap/RugratsS2E12AuntMiriamTheInsideStory episode of the same name.name]]. In her first visit to Tommy's house, she shows off her lumbago, [[AccidentalMisnaming doesn't remember Didi's name]], chides her niece-in-law for "not feeding Stu enough" and for [[StayInTheKitchen not being a stay-at-home-mom]], criticizes her cooking, and even [[YouAreFat remarked to the woman she certainly has been eating well]].
31st Dec '17 12:26:27 PM lakingsif
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See also GrumpyOldMan and WhenIWasYourAge. May result in RacistGrandma. On the flip side, it can also be a trait of the CoolOldGuy or BadassGrandpa, or their [[CoolOldLady female]] [[BadassGrandma counterparts]].

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See also GrumpyOldMan and WhenIWasYourAge. May result in RacistGrandma. On the flip side, it can also be a trait of the CoolOldGuy CoolOldGuy, or BadassGrandpa, or their its [[CoolOldLady female]] [[BadassGrandma counterparts]].
female counterpart]].
20th Dec '17 12:05:47 AM Silverblade2
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* SelfDemonstrating/CrankyKong from ''VideoGame/DonkeyKongCountry''. He's exactly as his name says in most of the games (aka always thinking of the good old days of the arcade), and actually sets off the events of ''Donkey Kong Land'' over a bet with King K Rool.

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* SelfDemonstrating/CrankyKong Cranky Kong from ''VideoGame/DonkeyKongCountry''. He's exactly as his name says in most of the games (aka always thinking of the good old days of the arcade), and actually sets off the events of ''Donkey Kong Land'' over a bet with King K Rool.
21st Oct '17 9:25:03 PM jccw227
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* Deconstructed in one of the Disney episodes of ''WesternAnimation/{{Doug}}'' as Doug and the rest of his class do volunteer work at a local nursing home. Doug is assigned to a woman named Mrs. Whackhammer, who initially refuses to talk, and then blows up on him. Later on, Doug realizes her hostility may be her trying to mask how lonely she really is. At the same time, Doug is supposed to do a history report on one of the town's mayors, and upon some research, finds out that Mrs. Whackhammer actually knew him. The two end up bonding when she sees him working on the report, and gives him some first-hand information that would have otherwise been left out.
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