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22nd Aug '17 2:49:04 PM StFan
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-->And her weapon is the violin: it only takes 0.2 seconds before sound waves come out from the moment she takes position. The number of people she's felled is countless.
-->--'''Tomoya to students, after interrupting Kotomi's introduction.'''

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-->And -->'''Tomoya:''' ''[to students, after interrupting Kotomi's introduction]'' And her weapon is the violin: it only takes 0.2 seconds before sound waves come out from the moment she takes position. The number of people she's felled is countless.
-->--'''Tomoya to students, after interrupting Kotomi's introduction.'''
countless.



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* In ''ComicBook/{{Asterix}}'', [[MeaningfulName Cacofonix's]] music is so bad, it's the only thing that can teach the meaning of fear to the Normans. In fact short exposure to it mentally scars them. It also summons thunderstorms and drives the wildlife away.

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* In ''ComicBook/{{Asterix}}'', [[MeaningfulName Cacofonix's]] music is so bad, it's the only thing that can teach the meaning of fear to the Normans. In fact fact, short exposure to it mentally scars them. It also summons thunderstorms and drives the wildlife away.



-->'''Xonxa:''' Our bodies are like rubber! My people only die of old age or boredom.
-->'''Superlópez:''' Funny you should mention that: we happen to have this big collection of [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KWzelwW3hoI Manolo Escobar]] films...

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-->'''Xonxa:''' Our bodies are like rubber! My people only die of old age or boredom.
-->'''Superlópez:'''
boredom.\\
'''Superlópez:'''
Funny you should mention that: we happen to have this big collection of [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KWzelwW3hoI Manolo Escobar]] films...



* In the [[AuthorFilibuster incredibly long author's introduction]] to ''FanFic/MyInnerLife'', Jenna [[SarcasmBlind fails to understand hyperboled criticism]] that claims this.
-->'''Jenna:''' Also as a side note, I NEVER physically hurt ANYONE with this story. I got one reviewer that said. “Oh God please stop writing, your hurting everyone.” Now I want to know where I physically touched that person. I want to know how I’m twisting anyone’s arms to read this. I have never done anything of the sort in any way, shape or form and I DO NOT appreciate being accused of that!
* ''Webcomic/TheChosenFour'': The last thing the ghosts scare the heroes with while on the tunnel to Threed is a copy of {{VideoGame/Superman 64}}. Doubles as a TakeThat to the game.

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* In the [[AuthorFilibuster incredibly long author's introduction]] to ''FanFic/MyInnerLife'', ''Fanfic/MyInnerLife'', Jenna [[SarcasmBlind fails to understand hyperboled criticism]] that claims this.
-->'''Jenna:''' Also as a side note, I NEVER physically hurt ANYONE with this story. I got one reviewer that said. “Oh "Oh God please stop writing, your hurting everyone." Now I want to know where I physically touched that person. I want to know how I’m I'm twisting anyone’s anyone's arms to read this. I have never done anything of the sort in any way, shape or form and I DO NOT appreciate being accused of that!
* ''Webcomic/TheChosenFour'': The last thing the ghosts scare the heroes with while on the tunnel to Threed is a copy of {{VideoGame/Superman 64}}.''VideoGame/Superman64''. Doubles as a TakeThat to the game.



-->"Do you want me to break out the [=LeRoy=] Neiman paintings?"
-->"No. We cannot risk violating the Geneva Convention."

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-->"Do you want me to break out the [=LeRoy=] Neiman paintings?"
-->"No.
paintings?"\\
"No.
We cannot risk violating the Geneva Convention."



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*** Averted in SpiritualSuccessor ''The Film Crew'', where Mike, Kevin and Bill work for a CloudCuckoolander CEO who thinks the bad movies are just ''awesome''. The guys themselves never despair - at worst, they suffer BrainBleach moments with a giggle.

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*** * Averted in SpiritualSuccessor ''The Film Crew'', where Mike, Kevin and Bill work for a CloudCuckoolander {{Cloudcuckoolander}} CEO who thinks the bad movies are just ''awesome''. The guys themselves never despair - -- at worst, they suffer BrainBleach moments with a giggle.



-->"Never before has a production of ''Theatre/TheSoundOfMusic'' made me [[RootingForTheEmpire root for the Nazis]]."
* ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer'', "Fool For Love". In one of Spike's flashbacks, an aristocrat says of his poetry, "I would rather have a railway spike rammed through my skull than listen to that drivel". Considering that when Spike was first introduced, Giles had mentioned that he was infamous for impaling people with railway spikes, he may well have been TemptingFate.
* "Nossan", the Blue Ranger of Series/ZyudenSentaiKyoryuger is known for his bad puns. While they usually tend to only conjure a tumbleweed when used, there was an instance where his jokes were so bad they ''gave the [[AnIcePerson monster responsible for the last great Ice Age]] a case of the chills''.

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-->"Never -->'''Parker:''' "Never before has a production of ''Theatre/TheSoundOfMusic'' made me [[RootingForTheEmpire root for the Nazis]]."
* ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer'', "Fool For for Love". In one of Spike's flashbacks, an aristocrat says of his poetry, "I would rather have a railway spike rammed through my skull than listen to that drivel". drivel." Considering that when Spike was first introduced, Giles had mentioned that he was infamous for impaling people with railway spikes, he may well have been TemptingFate.
* "Nossan", the Blue Ranger of Series/ZyudenSentaiKyoryuger ''Series/ZyudenSentaiKyoryuger'' is known for his bad puns. While they usually tend to only conjure a tumbleweed when used, there was an instance where his jokes were so bad they ''gave the [[AnIcePerson monster responsible for the last great Ice Age]] a case of the chills''.



-->'''Rimmer:''' Next month is George Formby season. ''(in an imitation of Formby)'' Git yer hang'ing rope while there's still some left! Hey-hey!

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-->'''Rimmer:''' Next month is George Formby season. ''(in ''[in an imitation of Formby)'' Formby]'' Git yer hang'ing rope while there's still some left! Hey-hey!



* The villains of the ''TabletopGame/{{Paranoia}}'' adventure ''Clones in Space'' are [[spoiler: aliens]] with a finely developed aesthetic sense. Their torturers primarily make use of human pop culture (country music, the Three Stooges) to extract confessions. The [[PlayerCharacter Troubleshooters]] are unaffected, while the torturers (and GameMaster) cover their ears and writhe in agony.

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* The villains of the ''TabletopGame/{{Paranoia}}'' adventure ''Clones in Space'' are [[spoiler: aliens]] [[spoiler:aliens]] with a finely developed aesthetic sense. Their torturers primarily make use of human pop culture (country music, the Three Stooges) to extract confessions. The [[PlayerCharacter Troubleshooters]] are unaffected, while the torturers (and GameMaster) cover their ears and writhe in agony.



''[He pushes a button; a tiffany lamp appears.]''\\

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''[He ''[he pushes a button; a tiffany lamp appears.]''\\appears]''\\



* Inga Wagner's singing in ''NoOneLivesForever''. Mooks are ''relieved'' when she "punishes" them by forcing them to miss her singing performances.

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* Inga Wagner's singing in ''NoOneLivesForever''.''VideoGame/NoOneLivesForever''. Mooks are ''relieved'' when she "punishes" them by forcing them to miss her singing performances.



* One of the books you can study in ''VideoGame/{{Persona 4}}'' is a "ploddingly-written romantic comedy about a girl on her first day of school in a new town". The narration explicitly says "the content of this book was almost physically painful for you to read". It boosts your Diligence stat, presumably for pressing through and finishing the whole thing despite how bad it is.
* In ''VideoGame/{{Fallout 2}}'', after finding out that a minor villain calls himself Frog Morton because "he croaks people," your only choice of response is "Ohhhh. Ouch. That's terrible. The pain, the pain!" The person who tells you it says that [[LamePunReaction a pun that bad is another reason to kill him]].

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* One of the books you can study in ''VideoGame/{{Persona 4}}'' ''VideoGame/Persona4'' is a "ploddingly-written romantic comedy about a girl on her first day of school in a new town". The narration explicitly says "the content of this book was almost physically painful for you to read". It boosts your Diligence stat, presumably for pressing through and finishing the whole thing despite how bad it is.
* In ''VideoGame/{{Fallout 2}}'', ''VideoGame/Fallout2'', after finding out that a minor villain calls himself Frog Morton because "he croaks people," your only choice of response is "Ohhhh. Ouch. That's terrible. The pain, the pain!" The person who tells you it says that [[LamePunReaction a pun that bad is another reason to kill him]].



-->"This physically hurts me and I haven't felt real pain in decades."

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-->"This -->'''Legion:''' This physically hurts me and I haven't felt real pain in decades."



---->'''Todd:''' I've seen ''Film/{{Grease 2}}''. I saw that [[Film/SgtPeppersLonelyHeartsClubBand Sgt. Peppers movie]] with Music/TheBeeGees. I've seen two ''Film/{{High School Musical}}s''. But this ought to be the worst musical number ever.

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---->'''Todd:''' I've seen ''Film/{{Grease 2}}''.''Film/Grease2''. I saw that [[Film/SgtPeppersLonelyHeartsClubBand Sgt. Peppers movie]] with Music/TheBeeGees. I've seen two ''Film/{{High School Musical}}s''. But this ought to be the worst musical number ever.



** [[WebVideo/TheSpoonyExperiment Spoony]] has a few videos listed under the title of "Experience BIJ", Bij being Klingon for "punishment"[[note]]The term and the opening credits come from the ''Star Trek: The Next Generation - A Klingon Challenge'' VCR board game[[/note]]; the videos themselves largely consist of whatever Spoony has seen on the internet which is horribly annoying, and the goal is to see how long you can watch the videos without pausing, going to another window, or muting it. Few can make it.

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** [[WebVideo/TheSpoonyExperiment Spoony]] Spoony of ''WebVideo/TheSpoonyExperiment'' has a few videos listed under the title of "Experience BIJ", Bij being Klingon for "punishment"[[note]]The term and the opening credits come from the ''Star Trek: The Next Generation - -- A Klingon Challenge'' VCR board game[[/note]]; the videos themselves largely consist of whatever Spoony has seen on the internet which is horribly annoying, and the goal is to see how long you can watch the videos without pausing, going to another window, or muting it. Few can make it.



** [[WebVideo/BrowsHeldHigh Oancitizen]] shouts out "OW!" after TheReveal in ''Film/{{Zardoz}}'' that Zed's religion is based on ''Film/TheWizardOfOz''.

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** [[WebVideo/BrowsHeldHigh Oancitizen]] Oancitizen of ''WebVideo/BrowsHeldHigh'' shouts out "OW!" after TheReveal in ''Film/{{Zardoz}}'' that Zed's religion is based on ''Film/TheWizardOfOz''.



* Website/SFDebris, reviewing the ''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration'' episode "Angel One": The perfume scene is met with cries of "Oh, for the love of God! Five, there are five lights! ''Five!''", [[CallBack calling back]] to the torture scene from "Chain of Command".

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* Website/SFDebris, reviewing Website/SFDebris:
** Reviewing
the ''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration'' episode "Angel One": The perfume scene is met with cries of "Oh, for the love of God! Five, there are five lights! ''Five!''", [[CallBack calling back]] to the torture scene from "Chain of Command".



* In the ''WesternAnimation/TheAdventuresOfJimmyNeutronBoyGenius'' episode "One of Us", this trope is how Jimmy describes "[[ShowWithinAShow The Happy Show Show]]" after his hypnotized friends convince him to watch it.

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* In the ''WesternAnimation/TheAdventuresOfJimmyNeutronBoyGenius'' episode "One of Us", this trope is how Jimmy describes "[[ShowWithinAShow ''[[ShowWithinAShow The Happy Show Show]]" Show]]'' after his hypnotized friends convince him to watch it.



* ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' had Pinkie Pie's "You Gotta Share, You Gotta Care" song. It was so awful that two warring tribes only strengthened their resolve to go to war after she performed it once. The second performance, [[NiceJobBreakingItHero when the tribes were RIGHT on the precipice of a truce immediately before commencing battle]], made the chief of one tribe so enraged that he lead his people into battle simply because the song pissed him off so much.

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* ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' had ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'':
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Pinkie Pie's "You Gotta Share, You Gotta Care" song. It was is so awful that two warring tribes only strengthened strengthen their resolve to go to war after she performed performs it once. The second performance, [[NiceJobBreakingItHero when the tribes were are RIGHT on the precipice of a truce immediately before commencing battle]], made makes the chief of one tribe so enraged that he lead leads his people into battle simply because the song pissed him off so much.



* On ''WesternAnimation/StarVsTheForcesOfEvil'', while [[CloudCuckoolander Star]] likes her crush Oskar's keytar music, in his first appearance his terrible playing causes everyone else to writhe on the ground in pain.

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* On ''WesternAnimation/StarVsTheForcesOfEvil'', while [[CloudCuckoolander [[{{Cloudcuckoolander}} Star]] likes her crush Oskar's keytar music, in his first appearance his terrible playing causes everyone else to writhe on the ground in pain.



18th Jul '17 3:50:33 PM Dr.XXX
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** Squidward's dancing is unbearable to watch that it hurts peoples eye's, and make some throw up.

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** Squidward's dancing is unbearable to watch that it hurts peoples eye's, and make some throw up. His art doesn't fare much better, seeing how it literally burns people's heads off.
9th Jul '17 2:36:00 PM Vir
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* An episode of ''WesternAnimation/SpongebobSquarepants'' revolves around Patrick's self-composed song, which is so awful that it [[BrownNote actually]] ''[[BrownNote kills]]'' the band that records it. Also, there's [[GiftedlyBad Squidward's clarinet skills.]]
** Also Squidward's dancing is unbearable to watch that it hurts peoples eye's, and make some throw up.

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* An episode of ''WesternAnimation/SpongebobSquarepants'' ''WesternAnimation/SpongeBobSquarePants'' revolves around Patrick's self-composed song, which is so awful that it [[BrownNote actually]] ''[[BrownNote kills]]'' the band that records it. Also, there's [[GiftedlyBad Squidward's clarinet skills.]]
** Also Squidward's dancing is unbearable to watch that it hurts peoples eye's, and make some throw up.



* In the ''WesternAnimation/{{The Adventures Of Jimmy Neutron}}'' episode ''One of Us'', this trope is how Jimmy describes "[[ShowWithinAShow The Happy Show Show]]" after his hypnotized friends convince him to watch it.

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* In the ''WesternAnimation/{{The Adventures Of Jimmy Neutron}}'' ''WesternAnimation/TheAdventuresOfJimmyNeutronBoyGenius'' episode ''One "One of Us'', Us", this trope is how Jimmy describes "[[ShowWithinAShow The Happy Show Show]]" after his hypnotized friends convince him to watch it.



* Ed's violin music in the ''WesternAnimation/EdEddNEddy'' episode "Pain in the Ed" is ''literally'' painful to listen to, since it's able to peel bark and crack stone from the sound alone. Even better, a musical note manifests itself from Ed's violin and caves in Eddy's face like a dropped bowling ball!

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* Ed's violin music in the ''WesternAnimation/EdEddNEddy'' episode "Pain in the Ed" is ''literally'' painful to listen to, to since it's able to peel bark and crack stone from the sound alone. Even better, a musical note manifests itself from Ed's violin and caves in Eddy's face like a dropped bowling ball!
1st Jun '17 5:13:02 PM Gregzilla
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* ''Literature/TheHitchhikersGuideToTheGalaxy1'': Vogon poetry, which is used in-universe as a torture device, and the poetry of the Azgoths of Kria, which has literally killed several listeners. There's a poet on Earth who's worse than both of them, but we are mercifully spared its effects.

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* ''Literature/TheHitchhikersGuideToTheGalaxy1'': Vogon poetry, which is used in-universe as a torture device, and the poetry of the Azgoths of Kria, which has literally killed several listeners. There's a poet on Earth Earth, Paula Nancy Millstone Jennings, who's worse than both of them, but we are mercifully spared its effects.effects (the poet named after Paul Neil Milne Jennings, [[BlackComedy a friend of Douglas Adams]]).
28th May '17 11:49:48 PM CompletelyNormalGuy
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* In ''Webcomic/ElGoonishShive'', Elliot looks up an unnamed movie (stated by WordOfGod to be ''Film/JackAndJill'') on Rotten Tomatoes, and finds that it's only listed as 4% fresh. However, the important thing is the one visible review: "I'd rather have my wisdom teeth removed again..."

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* In ''Webcomic/ElGoonishShive'', Elliot looks up an unnamed movie (stated by WordOfGod to be ''Film/JackAndJill'') on Rotten Tomatoes, and finds that it's only listed as 4% fresh. However, the important thing is the one visible review: [[http://www.egscomics.com/index.php?id=1483 "I'd rather have my wisdom teeth removed again...""]]
28th May '17 11:48:59 PM CompletelyNormalGuy
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* In ''Webcomic/ElGoonishShive'', Elliot looks up an unnamed movie (stated by WordOfGod to be ''Film/JackAndJill'') on Rotten Tomatoes, and finds that it's only listed as 4% fresh. However, the important thing is the one visible review: "I'd rather have my wisdom teeth removed again..."
21st May '17 12:41:27 PM nombretomado
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** And when Roger starts up his next review, [[Creator/SylvesterStallone Sylvester]] and Frank Stallone in "[[WaitingForGodot Yo! Godot! I'm Waitin' Here!]]", the corpse's skull falls off.

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** And when Roger starts up his next review, [[Creator/SylvesterStallone Sylvester]] and Frank Stallone in "[[WaitingForGodot "[[Theatre/WaitingForGodot Yo! Godot! I'm Waitin' Here!]]", the corpse's skull falls off.
31st Mar '17 12:12:24 AM PaulA
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** [[WebVideo/BrowsHeldHigh Oancitizen]] shouts out "OW!" after TheReveal in ''{{Zardoz}}'' that Zed's religion is based on ''TheWizardOfOz''.

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** [[WebVideo/BrowsHeldHigh Oancitizen]] shouts out "OW!" after TheReveal in ''{{Zardoz}}'' ''Film/{{Zardoz}}'' that Zed's religion is based on ''TheWizardOfOz''.''Film/TheWizardOfOz''.
22nd Jan '17 3:04:24 PM Schrau
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* Undead Warlock Tehd Shoemaker in ''VideoGame/WorldOfWarcraft'': ''Legion'' has this reaction to the Burning Legion's slapdash efforts in summoning more demons for their invasion.
-->"This physically hurts me and I haven't felt real pain in decades."
29th Dec '16 12:19:34 PM Miracle@StOlaf
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* In ''Film/{{Ghost}}'', Sam's ghost gets Oda Mae to cooperate with him by singing (excruciatingly badly) "I Am Henry the Eighth, I Am" over and over till she can't stand it anymore.

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* In ''Film/{{Ghost}}'', Sam's ghost gets Oda Mae to cooperate with him by singing (excruciatingly badly) "I Am Henry the Eighth, I Am" over and over till she can't stand it anymore. When told of this, Molly reveals that Sam did the same thing to get her to go on their first date.
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