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29th Aug '16 10:40:03 AM Morgenthaler
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* The Latin phrase for this is ''Casus Belli'' and this is the version often used in diplo-speak. Actually it sounds scarier in English then in Latin despite the [[TheGloryThatWasRome reputation]] of the original Latin speakers.

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* The Latin phrase for this is ''Casus Belli'' and this is the version often used in diplo-speak. Actually it sounds scarier in English then in Latin despite the [[TheGloryThatWasRome [[UsefulNotes/TheGloryThatWasRome reputation]] of the original Latin speakers.
7th Aug '16 7:59:01 PM karstovich2
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** The USA (Entente, 1917) wanted a say in the post-war peace settlement without sacrificing too many of her own people.

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** The USA (Entente, 1917) wanted a say in the post-war peace settlement without sacrificing too many of her own people. It also wanted to make sure it and its bankers got paid (many if not most of the belligerents had borrowed heavily from the US).
7th Aug '16 2:35:00 AM hoodiecrow
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* In the novel ''[[Literature/Les Liaisons Dangereuses]]'', the Marquise de Merteuil replies to a letter from her unfaithful lover, the Vicomte de Valmont, in just four words: ''Hé bien! la guerre'' (Very well, it's war!). [[spoiler:She then gets a rival to kill him in a duel]].

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* In the novel ''[[Literature/Les Liaisons Dangereuses]]'', ''Literature/LesLiaisonsDangereuses'', the Marquise de Merteuil replies to a letter from her unfaithful lover, the Vicomte de Valmont, in just four words: ''Hé bien! la guerre'' (Very well, it's war!). [[spoiler:She then gets a rival to kill him in a duel]].
1st Aug '16 5:35:30 AM Tron80
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* In the ''Comicbook/{{Supergirl}}''/Franchise/GreenLantern crossover ''Comicbook/RedDaughterOfKrypton'', when Atrocitus ravages planet Ysmault, poisons the Blood Lake, defaces their statues and destroys the Red Power Battery, Guy Gardner and his Red Lanterns know he has declared war on them.
19th Jun '16 12:34:39 PM SomberCaelifera
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** Defied in the later episode, "Doomsday":

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** Defied in the later episode, "Doomsday":
31st May '16 2:20:11 PM TitoMosquito
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* In the second story-arc of ''ComicBook/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicIDW'' Rainbow Dash jokingly says this to Pinkie Pie at the slumber party when the latter initiates a pillow fight.

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* In the second story-arc of ''ComicBook/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicIDW'' ''ComicBook/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicIDW'', Rainbow Dash jokingly says this to Pinkie Pie at the slumber party when the latter initiates a pillow fight.



** In one WesternAnimation/ElmerFudd short, an ant says this after Elmer harassed some ants with firecrackers.



* {{Popeye}} in the face of abuse, he would finally roar, "I've had all that I can stands, and I can't stands no more!"

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* {{Popeye}} ComicStrip/{{Popeye}} in the face of abuse, he would finally roar, "I've had all that I can stands, and I can't stands no more!"



* Used somewhat frequently in ''WesternAnimation/{{Spongebob Squarepants}}''

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* Used somewhat frequently in ''WesternAnimation/{{Spongebob Squarepants}}''''WesternAnimation/{{SpongeBob SquarePants}}''



-->'''[=SpongeBob=]:''' '''{{This means war}}'''!

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-->'''[=SpongeBob=]:''' '''{{This '''This means war}}'''! war'''!



* EdEddNEddy: In "From Here to Ed", after Kevin wrecks Eddy's latest scam, the Ed declares war on him.

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* EdEddNEddy: WesternAnimation/EdEddNEddy: In "From Here to Ed", after Kevin wrecks Eddy's latest scam, the Ed declares war on him.
15th Apr '16 7:41:21 PM Aspr3
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*Occurs on an episode of Series/LawAndOrder, about a person training children as anti-Terrorist Terrorists.
11th Apr '16 5:41:50 PM contrafanxxx
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* ''Film/CaptainAmericaCivilWar'':
--> '''Steve Rogers:''' This doesn't have to end in a fight, Tony.
--> '''Tony Stark:''' You just started a war!
4th Apr '16 9:19:49 AM Dravencour
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* In ''TabletopGame/{{Shadowrun}}'', a Fatwa was issued in Teheran against metahumans and the Awakened. In response, the Great Dragon Aden went there and made the declaration "if you desire war, then see what you would make war against!" He then proceeded to destroy the city. [[PersonOfMassDestruction Personally]].

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* In ''TabletopGame/{{Shadowrun}}'', a Fatwa was issued in Teheran Tehran against metahumans and the Awakened. In response, the Great Dragon Aden went there and made the declaration "if you desire war, then see what you would make war against!" He then proceeded to destroy the city. [[PersonOfMassDestruction Personally]].
25th Mar '16 11:24:20 AM charlot
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* In Roman mythology an Etruscan RoyalBrat decided it would be a good idea to rape a respectable ''Roman'' woman named Lucreta. Naturally this meant war. [[MuggingTheMonster With Rome]]. As in the future [[BadassArmy most famous millitary power in civilization]].

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* In Roman mythology an Etruscan RoyalBrat decided it would be a good idea to rape a respectable ''Roman'' woman named Lucreta.Lucretia. Naturally this meant war. [[MuggingTheMonster With Rome]]. As in the future [[BadassArmy most famous millitary power in civilization]].


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* In the novel ''[[Literature/Les Liaisons Dangereuses]]'', the Marquise de Merteuil replies to a letter from her unfaithful lover, the Vicomte de Valmont, in just four words: ''Hé bien! la guerre'' (Very well, it's war!). [[spoiler:She then gets a rival to kill him in a duel]].
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