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26th Mar '15 5:39:30 AM Adept
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* The more competitive teams in ''Series/MyKitchenRules'' makes this statement whenever they perceive the other teams getting too comfortable with each other. Amonnh the 6th season's first group, there was Ash and Camilla, the self-professed food snobs who found that the menu Robert and Lynzey was serving in their Instant Restaurant was "too homely", and said that they should really get out of their comfort zone and make something more refined, because "this is a competition, not having friends over for dinner".

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* The more competitive teams in ''Series/MyKitchenRules'' makes this statement whenever they perceive the other teams getting too comfortable with each other. Amonnh Amonng the 6th season's first group, there was Ash and Camilla, the self-professed food snobs who found that the menu Robert and Lynzey was serving in their Instant Restaurant was "too homely", too simple/homely, and said that they should really get out of their comfort zone and make something more refined, because "this is a competition, not having friends over for dinner".
26th Mar '15 5:38:51 AM Adept
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* ''FearFactor''

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* ''FearFactor''''Series/FearFactor''



* ''ProjectRunway'': Most notably used by Season One's Wendy, who portrayed herself as the TeamMom in order to manipulate her peers because, well, ThisIsACompetition.
* ''RuPaulsDragRace'': "This isn't Rupaul's School for Girls!"

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* ''ProjectRunway'': The more competitive teams in ''Series/MyKitchenRules'' makes this statement whenever they perceive the other teams getting too comfortable with each other. Amonnh the 6th season's first group, there was Ash and Camilla, the self-professed food snobs who found that the menu Robert and Lynzey was serving in their Instant Restaurant was "too homely", and said that they should really get out of their comfort zone and make something more refined, because "this is a competition, not having friends over for dinner".
* ''Series/ProjectRunway'':
Most notably used by Season One's Wendy, who portrayed herself as the TeamMom in order to manipulate her peers because, well, ThisIsACompetition.
* ''RuPaulsDragRace'': ''Series/RuPaulsDragRace'': "This isn't Rupaul's School for Girls!"
3rd Jan '15 8:43:30 PM Toli
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* ''RuPaulsDragRace'': "This isn't Rupaul's School for Girls!"

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* ''RuPaulsDragRace'': "This isn't Rupaul's School for Girls!" Girls!"
** see also "This isn't Rupaul's bestfriends race!"
26th Jul '14 4:28:57 PM TheOneWhoTropes
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* In ''TheGleeProject'', this was one of Season One's Lindsay's StockPhrases.

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* In ''TheGleeProject'', ''Series/TheGleeProject'', this was one of Season One's Lindsay's StockPhrases.
11th Jun '14 12:58:21 PM TonyG
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* Fry in the ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'' episode "The Duh-Vinci Code", when he competes in ''Who Dares To Be a Millionaire?''. He loses in the first question.
-->'''Morbo:''' Are you ready to play?\\
'''Fry:''' I didn't come here to play, I came here to win. Now let's play.
1st Apr '14 9:50:32 AM Gideoncrawle
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* ''TotalDrama'' is a parody of competitive reality shows. Naturally, there are [[AlphaBitch some]] [[ManipulativeBastard characters]] that choose to take this position.

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* ''TotalDrama'' ''WesternAnimation/TotalDrama'' is a parody of competitive reality shows. Naturally, there are [[AlphaBitch some]] [[ManipulativeBastard characters]] that choose to some characters]], especially antagonists, take this position.
-->'''[[CloudCuckooLander Izzy]]:''' (objects to a suggestion to vote [[{{Gasshole}} Owen]] off, and goes on about how much fun he is)
-->'''[[AlphaBitch Heather]]:''' This is an elimination game, not a dance. We need to vote someone off if we want to stay in the game.
20th Jun '13 1:51:02 PM Thebiguglyalien
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* ''TotalDrama'' is a parody of competitive reality shows. Naturally, there are [[AlphaBitch some]] [[ManipulativeBastard characters]] that choose to take this position.
26th Feb '13 5:47:48 PM JIKTV
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* ''AmericasNextTopModel'': No less than four different girls will remind us of this fact every. single. episode.

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* ''AmericasNextTopModel'': ''Series/AmericasNextTopModel'': No less than four different girls will remind us of this fact every. single. episode.
24th Feb '13 11:05:12 PM almightyblue
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* In ''Series/TheAmazingRace'' this is usually used to justify breaking an alliance. Also quite possibly the most quoted non-Phil line in the series.

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* In ''Series/TheAmazingRace'' this ''Series/TheAmazingRace'', using "This is a race," is usually not an indication the team is going to lose, and (especially later the series) is generally used to justify breaking an alliance.show the team is actually running the race and not holding HonorBeforeReason. Also quite possibly the most quoted non-Phil line in the series.
28th Jan '13 9:08:59 PM nombretomado
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* ''{{Survivor}}'': "This Is A Game" got used so many times during All-Stars it practically became the season's ArcWords.

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* ''{{Survivor}}'': ''Series/{{Survivor}}'': "This Is A Game" got used so many times during All-Stars it practically became the season's ArcWords.
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