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10th Aug '16 4:57:46 PM ChilledXSocks
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* "ItsProbablyNothing." -- No, it's not: it's ''definitely'' something. Which is probably nasty, behind you and about to eat you.

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* "ItsProbablyNothing." -- No, it's not: it's ''definitely'' something. Which is probably nasty, behind you and [[SwallowedWhole about to eat you.you]].



* "You can't handle my powers!" -- Watch them NoSell your alleged "powers" without even flinching. Bonus points if ''you'' cannot handle ''their'' powers.

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** Alternatively, you're right. ''They'' cannot hurt you. Unfortunately, the same can't be said of the EldritchAbomination standing [[RightBehindMe right behind you]], [[SwallowedWhole eyeing you up for its dinner]].
* "You can't handle my powers!" -- Watch them NoSell your alleged "powers" without even flinching. Bonus points if ''you'' cannot can't handle ''their'' powers.powers, or even better, [[HoistByHisOwnPetard if they use yours against you]].
29th Jul '16 1:22:27 PM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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The fate-tempting words may be followed up by a GenreSavvy friend saying "''YouJustHadToSayIt!''"

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The fate-tempting words may be followed up by a GenreSavvy friend saying "''YouJustHadToSayIt!''"



* "[[LetsSplitUpGang I'll be right back.]]" -- [[GenreSavvy No, you won't]] (unless you're an ImplacableMan or a {{Determinator}}, and [[RasputinianDeath sometimes not even then]]). [[Series/GameOfThrones George R. R. Martin]] is particularly fond of this.

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* "[[LetsSplitUpGang I'll be right back.]]" -- [[GenreSavvy No, you won't]] won't (unless you're an ImplacableMan or a {{Determinator}}, and [[RasputinianDeath sometimes not even then]]). [[Series/GameOfThrones George R. R. Martin]] is particularly fond of this.
28th Jul '16 8:37:28 AM ChilledXSocks
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* "You cannot hurt/beat me!" -- Oh, yes they can, and will. ''[[CurbStompBattle Badly.]]'' [[TheManyDeathsOfYou And in more ways than you can even think of.]]

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* "You cannot hurt/beat me!" -- Oh, yes they can, [[CurbStompBattle Can and will. ''[[CurbStompBattle will.]] ''[[NoHoldsBarredBeatdown Badly.]]'' [[TheManyDeathsOfYou And in many more ways than you can even think of.]]



** Alternately, they ''are'' going as planned... better, even... [[GoneHorriblyRight unfortunately, that is NOT a good thing]].

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** Alternately, they ''are'' going as the way ''you'' planned... better, even... [[GoneHorriblyRight unfortunately, that is NOT a good thing]].



* "IWishedYouWereDead" or [[RhetoricalRequestBlunder another]] [[PartingWordsRegret variant]]. -- BeCarefulWhatYouWishFor because when it happens it will be your biggest regret.

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* "IWishedYouWereDead" or [[RhetoricalRequestBlunder another]] [[PartingWordsRegret variant]]. -- BeCarefulWhatYouWishFor because when it happens [[MyGodWhatHaveIDone it will be your biggest regret.]]
22nd Jul '16 8:10:37 AM ChilledXSocks
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** Alternately, [[EldritchAbomination your foe isn't even human]], and [[DoNotTauntCthulhu it wasn't amused by your claim.]]

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** Alternately, [[EldritchAbomination your foe isn't even human]], and [[DoNotTauntCthulhu you just gave it wasn't amused by your claim.]]the perfect excuse to [[SwallowedWhole eat you alive]].
22nd Jul '16 8:09:07 AM ChilledXSocks
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* "You cannot beat me!" -- Can and will. [[CurbStompBattle Badly.]]
* "You cannot handle my powers!" -- Not only will they handle your powers with ease, [[NoSell it won't even make them flinch]]. Bonus points if ''you'' cannot handle ''their'' powers.

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* "You cannot beat hurt/beat me!" -- Can Oh, yes they can, and will. [[CurbStompBattle ''[[CurbStompBattle Badly.]]'' [[TheManyDeathsOfYou And in more ways than you can even think of.]]
* "You cannot can't handle my powers!" -- Not only will they handle Watch them NoSell your powers with ease, [[NoSell it won't alleged "powers" without even make them flinch]].flinching. Bonus points if ''you'' cannot handle ''their'' powers.
15th Jul '16 10:19:44 AM MinisterOfSinister
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-->-- Warriv, ''VideoGame/DiabloII''

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-->-- Warriv, -->--'''Warriv''', ''VideoGame/DiabloII''
25th Jun '16 4:51:42 PM MorgenReiter
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* "We didn't need that loser anyways!" -- Turns out you ''did'', and you've pretty much [[TooDumbToLive set yourself up for failure]] by getting rid of him/her. Alternatively, [[SpeakOfTheDevil if (s)he's listening]], cue the HeelFaceTurn.

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* "We didn't need that loser anyways!" -- Turns out you ''did'', and you've pretty much [[TooDumbToLive set yourself up for failure]] by getting rid of him/her. Alternatively, [[SpeakOfTheDevil if (s)he's listening]], cue the HeelFaceTurn.HeelFaceTurn[=/=]FaceHeelTurn.
22nd May '16 3:03:10 PM BreadBull
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* "ThisPlaceIsn'tAMess..." -- CueTheFallingObject.

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* "ThisPlaceIsn'tAMess..."This place isn't a mess..." -- CueTheFallingObject.
22nd May '16 3:02:42 PM BreadBull
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* "ThisPlaceIsn'tAMess..." -- CueTheFallingObject.
26th Apr '16 11:05:45 AM Euodiachloris
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* "With these {{Death Trap}}s and EliteMooks in my lair, it is fool-proof. [[EvilGloating The Heroes can never reach me!]] [[EvilLaugh Muahahahahahaha!]]" -- Cue DungeonBypass. That also laugh means they are already knocking on the throne room door.

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* "With these {{Death Trap}}s and EliteMooks in my lair, it is fool-proof. [[EvilGloating The Heroes can never reach me!]] [[EvilLaugh Muahahahahahaha!]]" -- Cue DungeonBypass. That also ill-advised laugh also means they are already knocking just about to knock on the throne room door.



* "The enemy is retreating!" -- They're actually circling around to flank you. (Alternately, they're getting out of the way before [[AlwaysABiggerFish something worse shows up]].) Or [[SchmuckBait leading you back into a massive ambush]]. Take your pick; it's all ending badly.

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* "The enemy is retreating!" -- They're actually circling around to flank you. (Alternately, you or doing some other tactically nifty manoeuvre. Alternately, they're getting out of the way before [[AlwaysABiggerFish something worse shows up]].) Or Or, [[SchmuckBait leading you back into a massive ambush]]. Take your pick; it's all ending badly.



* "Now its power is ''mine''!!!" -- Seconds later, the villain is killed by the ArtifactOfDoom

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* "Now its power is ''mine''!!!" -- Seconds later, the villain is killed by the ArtifactOfDoomArtifactOfDoom... Or, it takes them over and their power belongs to it. Whichever or both.
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