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7th May '16 3:55:51 PM nombretomado
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* In one episode of ''MamasFamily'' when Vint finds out that he's been laid off, Iola decides to write a "scathing letter" to his company.

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* In one episode of ''MamasFamily'' ''Series/MamasFamily'' when Vint finds out that he's been laid off, Iola decides to write a "scathing letter" to his company.



* A DoubleSubversion occurs on ''TheGoldenGirls'' when Rose sends a letter to Gorbachev about nuclear disarmament. She actually receives a response from him, saying he would like to hold a press conference with her, but just before the conference starts Rose finds out that Gorbachev thought a little girl wrote the letter.

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* A DoubleSubversion occurs on ''TheGoldenGirls'' ''Series/TheGoldenGirls'' when Rose sends a letter to Gorbachev about nuclear disarmament. She actually receives a response from him, saying he would like to hold a press conference with her, but just before the conference starts Rose finds out that Gorbachev thought a little girl wrote the letter.



** Amusingly, it so happens that Basil's original StraightMan from the first series was one Derek Knowles, who would go on to play Bernard in ''Yes, Minister''.

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** Amusingly, it so happens that Basil's original StraightMan from the first series was one Derek Knowles, who would go on to play Bernard in ''Yes, Minister''.''Series/YesMinister''.
26th Apr '16 12:28:26 AM aye_amber
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-->'''Rik:''' Well, then I'm going to write to the lead singer of EchoAndTheBunnymen!

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-->'''Rik:''' Well, then I'm going to write to the lead singer of EchoAndTheBunnymen! Music/EchoAndTheBunnymen!
4th Apr '16 5:35:30 PM WillKeaton
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* Very much TruthInTelevision in England, the local stereotype being a middle-aged, middle-class, Middle England busybody writing to the editor of the Daily Telegraph, often signing off with something along the lines of [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Disgusted_of_Tunbridge_Wells "Disgusted, of Tunbridge Wells"]].

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* Very much TruthInTelevision in England, the local stereotype being a middle-aged, middle-class, Middle England busybody writing to the editor of the Daily Telegraph, often signing off with something along the lines of [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Disgusted_of_Tunbridge_Wells "Disgusted, of Tunbridge Wells"]].Wells."]]



*** A Declaration of Independence is a Strongly Worded Letter [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A_language_is_a_dialect_with_an_army_and_navy with an army and a navy]].

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*** A Declaration of Independence is a Strongly Worded Letter [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A_language_is_a_dialect_with_an_army_and_navy with an army and a navy]].navy.]]



* The Zaporozhian Cossacks' letter to the Ottoman Sultan, the writing of which has been eternalized in [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Repin_Cossacks.jpg Ilya Repin's famous painting]]. To say it was strongly worded is [[ClusterFBomb to say nothing]].

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* The Zaporozhian Cossacks' letter to the Ottoman Sultan, the writing of which has been eternalized in [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Repin_Cossacks.jpg Ilya Repin's famous painting]]. painting.]] To say it was strongly worded is [[ClusterFBomb to say nothing]].
4th Apr '16 5:34:06 PM WillKeaton
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* In ''Webcomic/SomethingPositive'', after a [[JerkAss guest on his radio show]] pushes Gaspar's BerserkButton a couple of times too many (insulting his daughter's heritage and sexuality) he decides to do the worst thing he can think of to the jerk; [[http://www.somethingpositive.net/sp01112012.shtml a stern letter]].

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* In ''Webcomic/SomethingPositive'', after a [[JerkAss guest on his radio show]] pushes Gaspar's BerserkButton a couple of times too many (insulting his daughter's heritage and sexuality) he decides to do the worst thing he can think of to the jerk; [[http://www.somethingpositive.net/sp01112012.shtml a stern letter]].letter.]]



* Subverted in ''Webcomic/SandraAndWoo'' by Yuna [[http://www.sandraandwoo.com/2013/06/20/0492-yuna-has-the-atom-bomb/ here]]. When a teacher during a 'Bullying Prevention Day' lesson asks her how she'd deal with incessant chicanery, and Yuna replies that she'd get out her pencil, the teacher immediately assumes that she would send a Strongly Worded Letter to a teacher or maybe the principal. Nope. Yuna's the daughter of an ex-Special Forces operative and a former south-east asian [[TheRevolutionWillNotBeCivilized rebel]], who named their kids after characters from ''Franchise/FinalFantasy'' and gave them combat-training to match. [[Film/TheDarkKnight How 'bout a magic trick?]] [[EyeScream I'm gonna make this pencil disappear...]]

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* Subverted in ''Webcomic/SandraAndWoo'' by Yuna [[http://www.sandraandwoo.com/2013/06/20/0492-yuna-has-the-atom-bomb/ here]]. here.]] When a teacher during a 'Bullying Prevention Day' lesson asks her how she'd deal with incessant chicanery, and Yuna replies that she'd get out her pencil, the teacher immediately assumes that she would send a Strongly Worded Letter to a teacher or maybe the principal. Nope. Yuna's the daughter of an ex-Special Forces operative and a former south-east asian [[TheRevolutionWillNotBeCivilized rebel]], who named their kids after characters from ''Franchise/FinalFantasy'' and gave them combat-training to match. [[Film/TheDarkKnight How 'bout a magic trick?]] [[EyeScream I'm gonna make this pencil disappear...]]
4th Apr '16 5:33:26 PM WillKeaton
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** Once [[http://www.schlockmercenary.com/d/20060115.html the Fleetmind starts interfering in governments]]:

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** Once [[http://www.schlockmercenary.com/d/20060115.html the Fleetmind starts interfering in governments]]:governments:]]



** As far as Schlock himself is concerned, the words "temporary restraining order" mean "[[http://www.schlockmercenary.com/2009-08-01 come back with guns]]".

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** As far as Schlock himself is concerned, the words "temporary restraining order" mean "[[http://www.[[http://www.schlockmercenary.com/2009-08-01 come "come back with guns]]".guns."]]
4th Apr '16 5:31:55 PM WillKeaton
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* In [[Magazine/{{Mad}} MAD Magazine]] parody comic from the late 80s, [[Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration Captain Picard]] is unfavorably portrayed as the kind of diplomat who'd ask Starfleet to send a strongly-worded letter to the Klingons... while they're firing on the Enterprise.

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* In a [[Magazine/{{Mad}} MAD Magazine]] parody comic from the late 80s, [[Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration Captain Picard]] is unfavorably portrayed as the kind of diplomat who'd ask Starfleet to send a strongly-worded letter to the Klingons... while they're firing on the Enterprise.
19th Mar '16 10:31:29 PM Duffan
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* Gretchen in ''WesternAnimation/Recess'' at one point takes action on behalf of her friend in the form of an "Angry E-Mail". The AI in her pocket computer (the episode was written before the days of smart phones) becomes very excited about the idea. Notable as the angry e-mail does achieve it's objective, which is more than any of the pranks the gang pulls during the episode do.

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* Gretchen in ''WesternAnimation/Recess'' ''WesternAnimation/{{Recess}}'' at one point takes action on behalf of her friend in the form of an "Angry E-Mail". The AI in her pocket computer (the episode was written before the days of smart phones) becomes very excited about the idea. Notable as the angry e-mail does achieve it's objective, which is more than any of the pranks the gang pulls during the episode do.
19th Mar '16 8:41:36 AM Hossmeister
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19th Jan '16 10:27:18 AM nombretomado
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* In ''[[Literature/NewJediOrder Rebel Stand]]'', the cast is looking over new developments in the war. Since the book is written by AaronAllston, they snark constantly.

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* In ''[[Literature/NewJediOrder Rebel Stand]]'', the cast is looking over new developments in the war. Since the book is written by AaronAllston, Creator/AaronAllston, they snark constantly.
28th Nov '15 7:27:32 AM RevDave
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* Played straight in the early issue of ''ComicBook/TheAuthority'' to a villain that has just turned Moscow into a charnel house. The U.N. ups the response by blatantly cough not sending in a kill squad.

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* Played straight in the early issue of ''ComicBook/TheAuthority'' to a villain that has just turned Moscow into a charnel house. The U.N. ups the response by blatantly cough *cough* not sending in a kill squad.


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* In [[Magazine/{{Mad}} MAD Magazine]] parody comic from the late 80s, [[Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration Captain Picard]] is unfavorably portrayed as the kind of diplomat who'd ask Starfleet to send a strongly-worded letter to the Klingons... while they're firing on the Enterprise.
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