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20th May '18 10:45:52 AM Thesedaysthosedays
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* Even Plato's [[TheRepublic Republic]] makes a claim to this effect, when Socrates claims that a virtuous philosopher-king of the kind he advocates is precisely 729 times as virtuous as the [[TheCaligula evil tyrants]] who ruled so many lands in the time the book was written. He bases this calculation on "estimates" that the virtuous philosopher-king is three times better than a certain kind of aristocrat who bases his rulership on a militaristic ideology, and this aristocrat is three times as virtuous as the kind of people who rise to power in a money-hungry plutocracy; and so on.
10th Apr '18 5:56:45 AM Macsen
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* In the ''Anime/{{Pokemon}} Sun and Moon'' episode where Professors Kukui and Burnet get married, Ash's Rotom tries to calculate the odds that they will be happily married. Burnet tells it that's not something that can be quantified.
20th Mar '18 2:08:10 PM SteveMB
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'''Shego:''' Or into the [[ExpressLaneLimit "ten items or less" line]] [[FelonyMisdemeanor with eleven items]], huh?!\\

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'''Shego:''' Or into the [[ExpressLaneLimit "ten items or less" line]] [[FelonyMisdemeanor with eleven items]], huh?!\\huh?\\
20th Mar '18 2:05:13 PM SteveMB
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* ''WesternAnimation/KimPossible'': Drakken gloats about his plans for the TelephoneTeleport device he just [[MacguffinDeliveryService tricked Kim into bringing him]]. Shego is (as usual) unimpressed:
-->'''Drakken:''' With this teleportation module, I shall be able to instantly transport myself into any high security area I please! Imagine it, Shego, the sky's the limit! Fort Knox... the Louvre...\\
'''Shego:''' Or into the [[ExpressLaneLimit "ten items or less" line]] [[FelonyMisdemeanor with eleven items]], huh?!\\
'''Drakken:''' Exactly! Wait, was that a serious suggestion or are you mocking me?\\
'''Shego:''' I'd say about 30% serious, 70% mock.
10th Mar '18 8:39:26 AM RedScharlach
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* An Irish radio ad for a glazer boasts that their windows are 64% "better".

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* An Irish radio ad for a glazer glazier boasts that their windows are 64% "better".



* One of Jeremy Clarkson's collections of car reviews described a car as "''exactly'' one million times better looking" than a rival model. We're not sure what units you use for this purpose (millizondas? Microjaguarcx16s?).

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* One of Jeremy Clarkson's collections of car reviews described a car as "''exactly'' one million times better looking" than a rival model. We're not sure what units you use for this purpose (millizondas? Microjaguarcx16s?).[=Microjaguarcx16s=]?).



* Music/FlightOfTheConchords'': In one episode, Murray keeps a graph of the state of his various friendships. After Brett and Jemaine offend him a few times, it drops their friendship to "Strangers."

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* Music/FlightOfTheConchords'': ''Music/FlightOfTheConchords'': In one episode, Murray keeps a graph of the state of his various friendships. After Brett and Jemaine offend him a few times, it drops their friendship to "Strangers."



* Occurs on the Reel Big Fish live album, Our Live Album is better than Your Live Album, on the track "Suburban Rhythm." The RBF perform many versions of the song, one of which is a blues version. Before this version is played, the lead singer says they need to "bluesify it, by like 20%."

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* Occurs on the Reel Big Fish live album, Our ''Our Live Album is better than Your Live Album, Album'', on the track "Suburban Rhythm." The RBF perform many versions of the song, one of which is a blues version. Before this version is played, the lead singer says they need to "bluesify it, by like 20%."



** In "Bender's Big Score", he has an instrument for measuring how "doomed" someone is. The unit is "milliDooms".

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** In "Bender's Big Score", he has an instrument for measuring how "doomed" someone is. The unit is "milliDooms"."[=milliDooms=]".
29th Aug '17 11:20:52 PM komodosp
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** According to a love letter sent by a secret admirer to Ms Krabappel, "A million poets working for a thousand years could not succeed at describing even three-eighths of your beauty.".

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** According to a love letter sent by a secret admirer to Ms Krabappel, "A million poets working could try for a thousand million years could not succeed at describing even and describe but three-eighths of your beauty.".
29th Aug '17 2:52:02 PM komodosp
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** According to a love letter sent by a secret admirer to Ms Krabappel, "A million poets could write for a million years and describe but 5/8 of your beauty".

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** According to a love letter sent by a secret admirer to Ms Krabappel, "A million poets working for a thousand years could write for a million years and describe but 5/8 not succeed at describing even three-eighths of your beauty".beauty.".
29th Aug '17 2:50:24 PM komodosp
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* An Irish radio ad for a glazer boasts that their windows are 64% "better".


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** According to a love letter sent by a secret admirer to Ms Krabappel, "A million poets could write for a million years and describe but 5/8 of your beauty".
29th Aug '17 11:37:38 AM komodosp
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25th Jul '17 5:05:11 PM mrincodi
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* Dan Harris invokes and lampshades this trope in his book, aptly called ''10% Happier''.
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