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26th Jan '18 11:58:52 AM gophergiggles
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Promotional material for "Iron Man 3" quite prominently features the villain The Mandarin in this pose.

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* Promotional material for "Iron Man 3" quite prominently features the villain The Mandarin in this pose.pose.
* BigBad Supreme Leader Snoke of ''Film/StarWarsTheLastJedi'' rocks a pretty casual slouch, complete with a nice robe and slippers, when he has Rey before him in his throne room. Sharp-eyed fans immediately noticed it bore a striking similarity to how [[Magazine/{{Playboy}} Hugh Hefner]] sat, which actor ''Creator/AndySerkis'' later [[https://www.cinemablend.com/news/1737439/andy-serkis-confirms-snoke-is-based-on-hugh-hefner confirmed was intentional]].
24th Jan '18 6:26:46 AM Tomodachi
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-->-- ''Linkara''' (during his review of ''ComicBook/CountdownToFinalCrisis''), ''WebVideo/AtopTheFourthWall''

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-->-- ''Linkara''' '''Linkara''' (during his review of ''ComicBook/CountdownToFinalCrisis''), ''WebVideo/AtopTheFourthWall''
5th Jan '18 9:31:06 PM nombretomado
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* Raidriar the God King from ''InfinityBlade'' does a very convincing one, as he welcomes the ancestor of the player character's bloodline and every single one of his successors, watching them fight his black knight second in command until the moment he is challenged and gets up to fight.

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* Raidriar the God King from ''InfinityBlade'' ''VideoGame/InfinityBlade'' does a very convincing one, as he welcomes the ancestor of the player character's bloodline and every single one of his successors, watching them fight his black knight second in command until the moment he is challenged and gets up to fight.
24th Dec '17 10:23:13 AM nombretomado
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* Subverted in ''EpicMickey'', where [[spoiler:Oswald]] did this trope, but he's not really evil.

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* Subverted in ''EpicMickey'', ''VideoGame/EpicMickey'', where [[spoiler:Oswald]] did this trope, but he's not really evil.
19th Nov '17 9:47:27 AM FarseerLolotea
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* In Book 3 of SequelSeries ''WesternAnimation/TheLegendOfKorra'', there's a scene with the [[RenegadeSplinterFaction Red]] [[BombThrowingAnarchists Lotus]]'s towering ColdSniper [[TheBrute Brute]] [[https://s26.postimg.org/iscxblq7t/Villain_Slouch.jpg lounging languidly on a divan]].

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* In Book 3 of SequelSeries ''WesternAnimation/TheLegendOfKorra'', there's a scene with the [[RenegadeSplinterFaction Red]] [[BombThrowingAnarchists Lotus]]'s towering ColdSniper [[TheBrute Brute]] [[https://s26.postimg.org/iscxblq7t/Villain_Slouch.jpg lounging languidly on a divan]].divan.
25th Oct '17 1:26:19 PM pokefan548
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* Adam Taurus from ''WebAnimation/{{RWBY}}'' sports one of these after [[spoiler: killing Sienna Khan and taking total control of the White Fang.]]
20th Oct '17 2:21:30 PM StFan
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->''"No other being dares to sit on couches like [[ComicBook/{{Darkseid}} DARKSEID]] does!"''
-->-- '''[[WebVideo/AtopTheFourthWall Linkara]]''' during his review of ''ComicBook/CountdownToFinalCrisis''

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->''"No other being dares to sit on couches like [[ComicBook/{{Darkseid}} DARKSEID]] ComicBook/{{DARKSEID}} does!"''
-->-- '''[[WebVideo/AtopTheFourthWall Linkara]]''' during ''Linkara''' (during his review of ''ComicBook/CountdownToFinalCrisis''
''ComicBook/CountdownToFinalCrisis''), ''WebVideo/AtopTheFourthWall''



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* ''LightNovel/FateZero'': [[TheFightingNarcissist Gilgamesh]] pulls this off perfectly on his throne seated on his [[RuleOfCool ancient Sumerian flying god chariot, the Vimena]].

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* ''LightNovel/FateZero'': ''LightNovel/FateZero'':
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[[TheFightingNarcissist Gilgamesh]] pulls this off perfectly on his throne seated on his [[RuleOfCool ancient Sumerian flying god chariot, the Vimena]].



* In ''FistOfTheNorthStar'', Ken-oh, Souther and [[SpellMyNameWithAnS Uighur/Wigul/Wiggle]] show that anime villains have a proud tradition of slouching villainously.

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* In ''FistOfTheNorthStar'', ''Manga/FistOfTheNorthStar'', Ken-oh, Souther and [[SpellMyNameWithAnS Uighur/Wigul/Wiggle]] show that anime villains have a proud tradition of slouching villainously.



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* MagicTheGathering: [[http://media.wizards.com/images/magic/daily/arcana/666_heu2s44j9q.jpg Miss Vess shows us how its done.]]
* In ''TableTopGame/YuGiOh'', the ruler of the demonic Fabled monsters, [[http://yugioh.wikia.com/wiki/Fabled_Leviathan Fabled Leviathan]], is pictured this way on his card.

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* MagicTheGathering: [[http://media.wizards.com/images/magic/daily/arcana/666_heu2s44j9q.jpg Miss Vess shows us how its done.]]
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* In ''TableTopGame/YuGiOh'', Leonardo da Vinci's painting of ''[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Last_Supper_%28Leonardo%29 The Last Supper]]'', depicting the ruler of apostles as they react to Jesus telling them that he's going to be betrayed. Judas is the demonic Fabled monsters, [[http://yugioh.wikia.com/wiki/Fabled_Leviathan Fabled Leviathan]], is pictured this way one leaning on the table.
* During UsefulNotes/TheAmericanCivilWar, depictions of UsefulNotes/AbrahamLincoln by artists from the South tended to show him slouching in
his card.chair.



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* MagicTheGathering: [[http://media.wizards.com/images/magic/daily/arcana/666_heu2s44j9q.jpg Miss Vess shows us how its done.]]
* In ''TableTopGame/YuGiOh'', the ruler of the demonic Fabled monsters, [[http://yugioh.wikia.com/wiki/Fabled_Leviathan Fabled Leviathan]], is pictured this way on his card.
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* At the end of ''ComicBook/{{Preacher}}'', the Saint of Killers settles down on his most recent victim's throne and goes back to sleep.
** For those of you who haven't read the series, his latest victim happens to be [[spoiler:God]].

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* At the end of ''ComicBook/{{Preacher}}'', the Saint of Killers settles down on his most recent victim's throne and goes back to sleep.
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sleep. For those of you who haven't read the series, his latest victim happens to be [[spoiler:God]].



* After being captured by [[ComicBook/XWingSeries Rogue Squadron]] the best Imperial pilot since Vader's death, [[http://asylums.insanejournal.com/scans_daily/367889.html Baron Soontir Fel]], was somehow able to combine sitting relatively straight - not lounging, anyway - on an interrogation chair with an awesomely villainous posture. He ends up [[DefectorFromDecadence joining the Rebellion]].

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* Franchise/StarWarsLegends:
** ''ComicBook/XWingSeries'':
After being captured by [[ComicBook/XWingSeries Rogue Squadron]] Squadron the best Imperial pilot since Vader's death, [[http://asylums.insanejournal.com/scans_daily/367889.html Baron Soontir Fel]], was somehow able to combine sitting relatively straight - -- not lounging, anyway - -- on an interrogation chair with an awesomely villainous posture. He ends up [[DefectorFromDecadence joining the Rebellion]].



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* When Loki held the throne in ''Film/{{Thor}}'', he took this trope for all it was worth.
** [[spoiler:So we really should have known better when "Odin" was sitting that way at the end of ''Film/ThorTheDarkWorld''...]]

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* When Loki held holds the throne in ''Film/{{Thor}}'', he took takes this trope for all it was worth.
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is worth. [[spoiler:So we really should have known better when "Odin" was is sitting that way at the end of ''Film/ThorTheDarkWorld''...]]



* Teddy delves into this at one point in ''[[Film/{{Neighbors2014}} Neighbors]]'', [[LampshadeHanging and is called out on "villaining out"]] by Pete.

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* Teddy delves into this at one point in ''[[Film/{{Neighbors2014}} Neighbors]]'', ''Film/{{Neighbors|2014}}'', [[LampshadeHanging and is called out on "villaining out"]] by Pete.



* ''Series/{{Merlin 2008}}'':

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* ''Series/{{Merlin 2008}}'':''Series/{{Merlin|2008}}'':



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* In the Music/RobZombie CD "Hellbilly Deluxe", the back of the little pamphlet that comes with the CD had picture-art of Zombie slouching on a stone throne.
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* ''TabletopGame/{{Warhammer}}''/''TabletopGame/Warhammer40000'': Averted with [Khorne the Blood God, as it's implied he sometimes gets off the Skull Throne.
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* Copy X does this in ''VideoGame/MegaManZero 3'', propping his head up with his hand and leaning on the arm of his throne.

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Copy X does this in ''VideoGame/MegaManZero 3'', propping his head up with his hand and leaning on the arm of his throne.



* [[spoiler:Zephiel]] is seen doing this in the last scene of ''FireEmblem 7''.

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* [[spoiler:Zephiel]] is seen doing this in the last scene of ''FireEmblem ''VideoGame/FireEmblem 7''.



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** In [[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS5E25TheCutieRemarkPart1 the season 5 finale]], Twilight is worried that [[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS5E1TheCutieMapPart1 Starlight Glimmer]] is following her and has just put it out of mind when she enters the castle's map room - and finds Starlight reclining with a PsychoticSmirk.

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** In [[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS5E25TheCutieRemarkPart1 the season 5 finale]], Twilight is worried that [[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS5E1TheCutieMapPart1 Starlight Glimmer]] is following her and has just put it out of mind when she enters the castle's map room - -- and finds Starlight reclining with a PsychoticSmirk.




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* In Leonardo da Vinci's painting of [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Last_Supper_%28Leonardo%29 The Last Supper]], depicting the apostles as they react to Jesus telling them that he's going to be betrayed. Judas is the one leaning on the table.
* In the Music/RobZombie CD "Hellbilly Deluxe", the back of the little pamphlet that comes with the CD had picture-art of Zombie slouching on a stone throne.
* [[http://danbooru.donmai.us/data/fc51b08cfaafe4bd52263f6fa3093230.jpg Chiyo-Chan the Barbarian.]]
* Averted with [[TabletopGame/{{Warhammer}} Khorne]] [[TabletopGame/{{Warhammer 40000}} the Blood God]], as it's implied he somtimes gets off the Skull Throne.
* During UsefulNotes/TheAmericanCivilWar, depictions of UsefulNotes/AbrahamLincoln by artists from the South tended to show him slouching in his chair.
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29th Sep '17 4:41:00 AM Flame
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* ''Series/KamenRiderBuild'': [[BatOutOfHell Night Rogue]] is introduced comfortably sitting in matching lounge chair. He is easily outdone by another member of [[NebulousEvilOrganization Faust]], [[SnakesAreSinister Blood Stalk]], who is introduced ''lying'' on a park bench in ''full armor''.
24th Sep '17 10:44:04 AM nombretomado
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** His [[BeastWars Predacon successor]] has been known to occasionally take it to the next level by giving orders while relaxing in a hot tub.

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** His [[BeastWars [[WesternAnimation/BeastWars Predacon successor]] has been known to occasionally take it to the next level by giving orders while relaxing in a hot tub.
19th Sep '17 11:15:30 AM Silverblade2
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* SelfDemonstrating/{{Magneto}} on the cover of ''ComicBook/UltimateXMen #62''.

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* SelfDemonstrating/{{Magneto}} ComicBook/{{Magneto}} on the cover of ''ComicBook/UltimateXMen #62''.
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