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16th Jul '16 8:17:45 PM MasterofGalaxies4628
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To the "herd followers" they deprecate, this makes them a mild {{Jerkass}}. The sympathetic see their antisocial behavior as a sort of personal crusade against idiocy. The AlphaBitch and JerkJock are their mortal enemies. If they have any positive interaction with the BigManOnCampus, then they are a CoolLoser, teaching him not to be a self-satisfied twit while he teaches them to be less haughty and smile a little.

One key element that differentiates the Snark Knight from a DeadpanSnarker is that a Snark Knight holds themselves to their own impossibly high standards. And because of these high standards, you can bet they won't be EasilyImpressed.

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To the "herd followers" they deprecate, this makes them a mild {{Jerkass}}. The sympathetic see their antisocial behavior as a sort of personal crusade against idiocy. The AlphaBitch and JerkJock are their mortal enemies. If they have any positive interaction with the BigManOnCampus, then they are also a CoolLoser, teaching him not to be a self-satisfied twit while he teaches them to be less haughty and smile a little.

One The key element that differentiates the Snark Knight from a DeadpanSnarker normal DeadpanSnarker, a SmugSnake, or a plain old {{jerkass}} is that a the Snark Knight holds themselves to their own impossibly high standards.standards. This means that they will [[TakeThat throw barbs]] [[SelfDeprecation at themselves]] as often as they throw them at others, with the exact same level of vitriol. And because of these high standards, you can bet they won't be EasilyImpressed.



This is a subtrope of DeadpanSnarker. It's also related to KnightInSourArmor and CoolLoser. Contrast LonersAreFreaks. Often the opposite of the StepfordSmiler; if their sarcasm is revealed to be a similar mask, they're a StepfordSnarker.

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This is a subtrope of DeadpanSnarker. It's also related to KnightInSourArmor (often considered the ActionHero counterpart to this trope) and CoolLoser. Contrast LonersAreFreaks. Often the opposite of the StepfordSmiler; if their sarcasm is revealed to be a similar mask, they're a StepfordSnarker.
21st Jun '16 6:03:33 AM Shadowgazer
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** Nick Wilde himself is no stranger to this. His bad experiences have left him very jaded, bitter and misanimalistic and through his mocking of Judy's idealism he actually mocks his younger self. Once he is given respect and something to believe in though, he becomes surprisingly devoted and engaged in the plot.
1st Jun '16 2:43:20 PM Personnearahill
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* Chief Bogo from ''[[Disney/Zootopia Zootopia]]'' seems to think the worst of everyone, believes that the world is broken, and despises hot shots and idealistic attitudes. At the same time he clearly holds himself to very high standards, and anyone meeting those standards in turn will earn his deepest respect.

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* Chief Bogo from ''[[Disney/Zootopia Zootopia]]'' ''Disney/{{Zootopia}}'' seems to think the worst of everyone, believes that the world is broken, and despises hot shots and idealistic attitudes. At the same time he clearly holds himself to very high standards, and anyone meeting those standards in turn will earn his deepest respect.
30th May '16 6:39:23 AM JJHIL325
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* Chief Bogo from ''Disney/Zootopia'' seems to think the worst of everyone, believes that the world is broken, and despises hot shots and idealistic attitudes. At the same time he clearly holds himself to very high standards, and anyone meeting those standards in turn will earn his deepest respect.

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* Chief Bogo from ''Disney/Zootopia'' ''[[Disney/Zootopia Zootopia]]'' seems to think the worst of everyone, believes that the world is broken, and despises hot shots and idealistic attitudes. At the same time he clearly holds himself to very high standards, and anyone meeting those standards in turn will earn his deepest respect.
30th May '16 6:38:10 AM JJHIL325
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17th May '16 6:18:28 PM Morgaus
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* [[AloofBigBrother Sesshomaru]] from ''Manga/{{Inuyasha}}'' really comes across as this.
4th May '16 12:54:02 PM TheOneWhoTropes
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* Ange Ushiromiya in ''VisualNovel/UminekoNoNakuKoroNi'' can do nothing but snark, as throughout the story she's stuck in the role of observer/investigator. Most of this is a defense mechanism against a world that has hurt her, and she expects to hurt her more. Even as a child she had a bit of a smart mouth (though not to the extent of a LittleMissSnarker.) In the 'Trick' ending, she embraces her cynicism along with everything she's learned from Rokkenjima to take on the 'Knight' aspect.

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* Ange Ushiromiya in ''VisualNovel/UminekoNoNakuKoroNi'' ''VisualNovel/UminekoWhenTheyCry'' can do nothing but snark, as throughout the story she's stuck in the role of observer/investigator. Most of this is a defense mechanism against a world that has hurt her, and she expects to hurt her more. Even as a child she had a bit of a smart mouth (though not to the extent of a LittleMissSnarker.) In the 'Trick' ending, she embraces her cynicism along with everything she's learned from Rokkenjima to take on the 'Knight' aspect.
1st May '16 3:36:30 PM Flailmorpho
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* ''Videogame/LeagueOfLegends'' features an above it all space dragon named Aurelion Sol, who is the closest the game has to a god, he likes to make fun of everyone he comes in contact with. There's also the fact that some space spartans enslaved him so he's rather bitter about humanity in general.
15th Apr '16 5:08:27 AM Philweasel
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* Chief Bogo from ''Disney/Zootopia'' seems to think the worst of everyone, believes that the world is broken, and despises hot shots and idealistic attitudes. At the same time he clearly holds himself to very high standards, and anyone meeting those standards in turn will earn his deepest respect.
13th Mar '16 4:59:31 AM ading
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* Creator/GeorgeCarlin.

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* Creator/GeorgeCarlin. This personality trait was exaggerated in his stage persona, but those close to him say the real Carlin shared most of his character's views, he just [[MeanCharacterNiceActor wasn't as much of a jerk about it.]]
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