History Main / ThinkerPose

28th Oct '17 11:39:04 AM Actua11y
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3rd Oct '17 5:55:26 PM WillKeaton
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Auguste Rodin's famous sculpture "[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Thinker The Thinker]]"[[note]]which is only a small part of his ''The Gates of Hell'', a sculpture based on Dante's ''[[Literature/TheDivineComedy Inferno]]''[[/note]] has been imitated countless times as a stock pose. Rodin actually [[OlderThanTheyThink took this pose]] from Classical Greece; sculptures and paintings of people positioned similarly are generally meant to convey introspection and melancholy.

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Auguste Rodin's famous sculpture "[[http://en.[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Thinker The Thinker]]"[[note]]which "The Thinker"]][[note]]which is only a small part of his ''The Gates of Hell'', a sculpture based on Dante's ''[[Literature/TheDivineComedy Inferno]]''[[/note]] has been imitated countless times as a stock pose. Rodin actually [[OlderThanTheyThink took this pose]] from Classical Greece; sculptures and paintings of people positioned similarly are generally meant to convey introspection and melancholy.
28th Sep '17 1:30:15 PM DustSnitch
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Auguste Rodin's famous sculpture "[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Thinker The Thinker]]" has been imitated countless times as a stock pose. Rodin actually [[OlderThanTheyThink took this pose]] from Classical Greece; sculptures and paintings of people positioned similarly are generally meant to convey introspection and melancholy.

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Auguste Rodin's famous sculpture "[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Thinker The Thinker]]" Thinker]]"[[note]]which is only a small part of his ''The Gates of Hell'', a sculpture based on Dante's ''[[Literature/TheDivineComedy Inferno]]''[[/note]] has been imitated countless times as a stock pose. Rodin actually [[OlderThanTheyThink took this pose]] from Classical Greece; sculptures and paintings of people positioned similarly are generally meant to convey introspection and melancholy.
25th Sep '17 2:39:37 PM StarTropes
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* In one ''ComicStrip/PearlsBeforeSwine'' treasury, Stephan Pastis includes a picture of himself in this pose, saying that it's the moment when he conceived of the strip. (He then admits that he doesn't remember what he was thinking about.)
26th Jul '17 4:13:09 PM thatother1dude
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* ''Anime/YakitateJapan'' (The bread statue made by Team Japan. Kawachi Kyousuke covered in bread by Team Japan after he broke the bread statue made by said team.)

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* ''Anime/YakitateJapan'' (The ''Anime/YakitateJapan'': The bread statue made by Team Japan. Kawachi Kyousuke covered in bread by Team Japan after he broke the bread statue made by said team.)



* In an episode of the first ''Anime/FullmetalAlchemist'' anime, Ed and Al have a fight during which Ed uses pillars of stone made with alchemy to force Al into the ThinkerPose.

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* In an episode of the first ''Anime/FullmetalAlchemist'' anime, Ed and Al have a fight during which Ed uses pillars of stone made with alchemy to force Al into to imitate the ThinkerPose.statue's pose.
25th May '17 5:12:32 AM Morgenthaler
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* In ''NewspaperComics/TheFamilyCircus'', one of the kids saw the statue during a school trip and remarked, "He's trying to remember where he left his clothes."

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* In ''NewspaperComics/TheFamilyCircus'', ''ComicStrip/TheFamilyCircus'', one of the kids saw the statue during a school trip and remarked, "He's trying to remember where he left his clothes."
25th May '17 5:12:17 AM Morgenthaler
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* {{Lampshade|Hanging}}d and subverted in ''Me and My Little Brain'', the third book in TheGreatBrain series by John D. Fitzgerald. The Author {{Narrator}} takes the Thinker Pose to do some thinking and discovers that it is quite uncomfortable and not suited to thinking at all.

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* {{Lampshade|Hanging}}d and subverted in ''Me and My Little Brain'', the third book in TheGreatBrain Literature/TheGreatBrain series by John D. Fitzgerald. The Author {{Narrator}} takes the Thinker Pose to do some thinking and discovers that it is quite uncomfortable and not suited to thinking at all.
25th May '17 12:08:48 AM Bakazuki
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* In ''Manga/SangatsuNoLion'', Rei takes this pose while watching over Hina and Momo at a swimming pool. Taking note of the pose, Smith and his other shogi colleagues correctly deduce [[spoiler: that Rei's "engagement" to Hina is pretty much only in his head at that point]].
12th Feb '17 7:28:43 AM TonyG
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* ''WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes'': Foghorn Leghorn once froze into this pose after being covered with quick-drying cement.

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* ''WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes'': Foghorn Leghorn ''WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes'':
** WesternAnimation/FoghornLeghorn
once froze into this pose after being covered with quick-drying cement.cement.
** "It's Hummer Time" uses a similar gag. A BullyBulldog forces a cat to choose a punishment by spinning a wheel of punishments; one of these is called "The Thinker" and involves dropping cement on the cat, which sets as he assumes the pose.
31st Dec '16 5:15:32 PM Gosicrystal
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* In the first ''VisualNovel/{{Phoenix Wright|AceAttorney}}'' game, a clock shaped like the Thinker is key to the first two cases of the game.



* ''VisualNovel/KatawaShoujo'' depicts main character Hisao Nakai in the Thinker pose in one of the images featured in the beginning of one of Rin Tezuka's acts. Rin herself is depicted as the Venus De Milo (she's born without arms).


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* ''VisualNovel/KatawaShoujo'' depicts main character Hisao Nakai in the Thinker pose in one of the images featured in the beginning of one of Rin Tezuka's acts. Rin herself is depicted as the Venus De Milo (she's born without arms).
* In the first ''VisualNovel/{{Phoenix Wright|AceAttorney}}'' game, a clock shaped like the Thinker is key to the first two cases of the game.
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