History Main / TemptingFate

25th Jul '17 11:59:31 AM Luigifan
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For the supertropes to this, see TropeTelegraphing and BeCarefulWhatYouSay. Compare SchmuckBait, InstantlyProvenWrong. Contrast the GodzillaThreshold for where things really ''can't'' get any worse.

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For the supertropes to this, see TropeTelegraphing and BeCarefulWhatYouSay. Compare SchmuckBait, InstantlyProvenWrong.InstantlyProvenWrong, SpeakOfTheDevil. Contrast the GodzillaThreshold for where things really ''can't'' get any worse.



* "May God strike me down if I'm lying/wrong!" -- Cue the BoltOfDivineRetribution.

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* "May "[[SmiteMeOMightySmiter May God strike me down down]] if I'm lying/wrong!" -- Cue the BoltOfDivineRetribution.
23rd Jul '17 12:08:25 AM BcUltra1990
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* "WhoWouldBeStupidEnough to fall for that SchmuckBait?" -- Someone ''is'' (singular) or they ''are'' (plural). Bonus points if the [[SelfFulfillingProphecy speaker fell for it]].

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* "WhoWouldBeStupidEnough to fall for that SchmuckBait?" -- Someone ''is'' (singular) or they ''are'' (plural). Bonus points if the [[SelfFulfillingProphecy speaker fell speaker]] [[TrapIsTheOnlyOption fell]] [[StupidityIsTheOnlyOption for it]].
29th Jun '17 6:40:23 AM Drakkenmensch
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** Alternatively, the boss dislikes the mess but ''less so'' than the snitch who told him about it.

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** Alternatively, the boss dislikes the mess but ''less so'' than the [[TheComplainerIsAlwaysWrong snitch who told him about it.it]] and gets reprimanded for "not being a team player."
29th Jun '17 6:38:31 AM Drakkenmensch
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** Alternatively, the boss dislikes the mess but ''less so'' than the snitch who told him about it.
4th Jun '17 12:29:45 PM Maestrojosh87
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* "S/he looks like a total wimp!" -- S/he's a KillerRabbit, a BadassAdorable or a CuteBruiser. Or [[UpToEleven all three.]] Oh, yeah, and I forgot, [[RightBehindMe s/he is right behind you]]. [[BewareTheNiceOnes AND S/HE'S ABOUT TO]] [[PunctuatedForEmphasis MESS.]] [[WaifFu YOU.]] [[PersonOfMassDestruction UP.]]

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* "S/he looks like a total wimp!" -- S/he's a KillerRabbit, a BadassAdorable or a CuteBruiser. Or [[UpToEleven all three.]] Oh, yeah, and I forgot, [[RightBehindMe s/he is right behind you]]. [[BewareTheNiceOnes AND S/HE'S ABOUT TO]] [[PunctuatedForEmphasis MESS.]] [[WaifFu [[OneWingedAngel YOU.]] [[PersonOfMassDestruction UP.]]
4th Jun '17 12:28:05 PM Maestrojosh87
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** In the same vein -- "There's no such thing as X!" -- Actually, [[SkepticismFailure there]] ''[[SkepticismFailure is]]'' [[SkepticismFailure such a thing as X]]. And it's [[RightBehindMe right behind you]], [[SwallowedWhole about to eat you.]]

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** In the same vein -- "There's no such thing as X!" -- Actually, [[SkepticismFailure there]] ''[[SkepticismFailure is]]'' [[SkepticismFailure such a thing as X]]. And Oh, yeah, it's [[RightBehindMe right behind you]], [[SwallowedWhole about to eat you.]]



* "SheIsNotMyGirlfriend!" -- Way to give the fanbase [[ShipTease ideas]]. And by the way, [[RightBehindMe she's right behind you]].

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* "SheIsNotMyGirlfriend!" -- Way to give the fanbase [[ShipTease ideas]]. And Oh, and by the way, [[RightBehindMe she's right behind you]]. And she's none too pleased to hear what you just said.



* "S/he looks like a total wimp!" -- S/he's a KillerRabbit, a BadassAdorable or a CuteBruiser. Or [[UpToEleven all three.]] And [[RightBehindMe s/he is right behind you]]. AND S/HE'S GONNA F YOU UP.

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* "S/he looks like a total wimp!" -- S/he's a KillerRabbit, a BadassAdorable or a CuteBruiser. Or [[UpToEleven all three.]] And Oh, yeah, and I forgot, [[RightBehindMe s/he is right behind you]]. [[BewareTheNiceOnes AND S/HE'S GONNA F YOU ABOUT TO]] [[PunctuatedForEmphasis MESS.]] [[WaifFu YOU.]] [[PersonOfMassDestruction UP.]]
9th May '17 2:08:08 PM ChilledXSocks
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* "We didn't need that loser anyways!" -- Turns out you ''did'', and you've pretty much [[DividedWeFall set yourself up]] [[TooDumbToLive for failure]] by getting rid of him/her. Alternatively, [[SpeakOfTheDevil if (s)he's listening]], cue HeelFaceTurn[=/=]FaceHeelTurn.

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* "We didn't need that loser anyways!" -- Turns out you ''did'', and you've pretty much [[DividedWeFall set yourself up]] [[TooDumbToLive for failure]] by getting rid of him/her. Alternatively, [[SpeakOfTheDevil if you're saying it to his/her face, ([[SpeakOfTheDevil or if (s)he's listening]], eavesdropping]]), cue HeelFaceTurn[=/=]FaceHeelTurn.
9th May '17 2:05:09 PM ChilledXSocks
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** Alternatively, you're right. ''They'' cannot hurt you. Unfortunately, the same can't be said of TheLancer/[[TheDragon Dragon]]. Or that random EldritchAbomination standing [[RightBehindMe right behind you]], [[SwallowedWhole about to eat you]].

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** Alternatively, you're right. ''They'' cannot hurt you. Unfortunately, the same can't be said of TheLancer/[[TheDragon Dragon]]. Or [[ExactWords Unfortunately]], that random EldritchAbomination standing [[RightBehindMe right behind you]], [[SwallowedWhole about to eat you]].does ''not'' mean that [[TheLancer some]][[TheDragon one]] (or [[EldritchAbomination something]]) else won't.
16th Apr '17 7:11:28 PM Malady
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For the supertrope to this, see TropeTelegraphing. Compare SchmuckBait, InstantlyProvenWrong. Contrast the GodzillaThreshold for where things really ''can't'' get any worse.

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For the supertrope supertropes to this, see TropeTelegraphing.TropeTelegraphing and BeCarefulWhatYouSay. Compare SchmuckBait, InstantlyProvenWrong. Contrast the GodzillaThreshold for where things really ''can't'' get any worse.
15th Apr '17 11:19:32 AM Gess
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* "I cannot believe that idiot bought my story!" -- [[RightBehindMe S/he is right behind you]] or at least [[EngineeredPublicConfession listening in on you]].

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* "I cannot believe that idiot bought my story!" the story I fed him!" -- [[RightBehindMe S/he is right behind you]] or at least [[EngineeredPublicConfession listening in on you]].
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