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25th Apr '16 2:49:56 AM gadeel
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* Early in ''Film/RedCliff'', Zhuge Liang mentions that he finds the formations that Gan Xing is drilling his soldiers in to be outdated, prompting this exchange.
--> '''Zhou Yu''': "You are knowledgeable in the art of war?"\\
'''Zhuge Liang''': "Just a little."
22nd Mar '16 2:06:38 PM AzureOwl
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* As ''Series/{{Daredevil 2015}}'' and ''Series/JessicaJones2015'' show, in the Franchise/MarvelCinematicUniverse the people of New York City have taken to refer to their city being [[Film/{{The Avengers|2012}} attacked by an alien horde led by a mad god through an interstellar portal]] simply as "The Incident".
21st Feb '16 2:53:50 AM Dravencour
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* ''Film/IndianaJonesAndTheLastCrusade'': "He chose...poorly."

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* ''Film/IndianaJonesAndTheLastCrusade'': ''Film/IndianaJonesAndTheLastCrusade'':
** After Donovan suffers one of the most [[NightmareFuel nightmarish]] [[CruelAndUnusualDeath deaths]] ever after drinking from the wrong Grail, the Grail Knight has only this to say:
"He chose...poorly."
13th Feb '16 7:56:27 AM Dravencour
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* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S8cN2pB3MCE The Chaser's War On Everything on The Westboro Baptist Church]], following a short clip from a scatologically homophobic sermon by Westboro Baptist Church leader Fred Phelps, three days after September 11th.

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* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S8cN2pB3MCE The Chaser's War On Everything on The Westboro Baptist Church]], following a short clip from a scatologically notoriously homophobic sermon by Westboro Baptist Church leader Fred Phelps, which was delivered three days after September 11th.
13th Feb '16 7:48:49 AM Dravencour
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* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S8cN2pB3MCE The Chaser's War On Everything on The Westboro Baptist Church]], following a short clip from an astonishingly homophobic sermon by Westboro Baptist Church leader Fred Phelps, three days after September 11th.

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* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S8cN2pB3MCE The Chaser's War On Everything on The Westboro Baptist Church]], following a short clip from an astonishingly a scatologically homophobic sermon by Westboro Baptist Church leader Fred Phelps, three days after September 11th.
11th Feb '16 7:32:25 AM case
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* ''Film/DumbAndDumber'': Lloyd drives east instead of west on their road-trip to Aspen, across a fifth of the country before Harry wakes up and notices they're driving across completely flat plains, resulting in two understatements. Harry doesn't take the second one well:
--> '''Harry''': Huh. I expected the Rocky Mountains to be a little rockier than ''this''.\\
''(later)''\\
'''Lloyd''': So we backtracked a tad.
30th Jan '16 11:28:33 AM StFan
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* ''Film/TheAvengers2012'' has three.
** Comicbook/CaptainAmerica, when he runs into Loki in Germany.
--->'''Steve Rogers:''' You know, [[Film/CaptainAmericaTheFirstAvenger the last time]] I was in Germany and saw a man [[ComicBook/RedSkull standing above everyone else]], we ended up disagreeing.
** The [[UnfazedEveryman security guard]] who discovers Banner after his [[DestinationDefenestration exit from the Hellcarrier]] sums it up pretty nicely after being told he isn't a {{Human Alien|s}}.
--->'''Guard:''' Well son... [[Film/TheIncredibleHulk you've got a condition.]]
** Comicbook/CaptainAmerica, a soldier from the second world war with little understanding of anything more complex than a radio, stares at a circuit board while attempting to help Comicbook/IronMan fix the damaged heli-carrier and tells Stark exactly what he sees.
--->'''Tony Stark:''' What does it look like in there?
--->'''Steve Rogers:''' It seems to run on some form of electricity.
* ''Film/AntMan'' has a ''really fun'' one: as preparation for the big heist at Pym Technologies, Hank Pym asks Scott Lang to steal a [[MacGuffin gizmo]] from, "[[ASimplePlan an old Stark warehouse]]." Said intel pre-dates ''Film/AvengersAgeOfUltron'' - Stark has ''just'' finished converting the warehouse into [[spoiler:'''the new Avengers headquarters.''']]
-->'''Scott''': ''[[OhCrap Uh, guys]]? I think we have a problem. Hank, didn't you say this was, "some old warehouse?" '''It's not. YOU SON OF A BITCH.'''''
* A MissingTrailerScene from ''Film/TheAmazingSpiderMan'' has Gwen Stacy informing Peter that he is a wanted man and that her father has 500 men searching for him, to which he replies that this "seems a bit excessive."
** And from the same movie, we have Spider-Man being pretty badly wounded by The Lizard, then being flushed down a sewage pipe. His response after all this? "Oh, that ''sucked''."

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* ''Film/TheAvengers2012'' has three.
Franchise/MarvelCinematicUniverse:
** ''Film/{{The Avengers|2012}}'':
***
Comicbook/CaptainAmerica, when he runs into Loki in Germany.
--->'''Steve ---->'''Steve Rogers:''' You know, [[Film/CaptainAmericaTheFirstAvenger the last time]] I was in Germany and saw a man [[ComicBook/RedSkull standing above everyone else]], we ended up disagreeing.
** *** The [[UnfazedEveryman security guard]] who discovers Banner after his [[DestinationDefenestration exit from the Hellcarrier]] sums it up pretty nicely after being told he isn't a {{Human Alien|s}}.
--->'''Guard:''' ---->'''Guard:''' Well son... [[Film/TheIncredibleHulk you've got a condition.]]
** Comicbook/CaptainAmerica, *** ComicBook/CaptainAmerica, a soldier from the second world war with little understanding of anything more complex than a radio, stares at a circuit board while attempting to help Comicbook/IronMan ComicBook/IronMan fix the damaged heli-carrier and tells Stark exactly what he sees.
--->'''Tony ---->'''Tony Stark:''' What does it look like in there?
--->'''Steve
there?\\
'''Steve
Rogers:''' It seems to run on some form of electricity.
* ** ''Film/AntMan'' has a ''really fun'' one: as preparation for the big heist at Pym Technologies, Hank Pym asks Scott Lang to steal a [[MacGuffin gizmo]] from, "[[ASimplePlan an old Stark warehouse]]." Said intel pre-dates ''Film/AvengersAgeOfUltron'' - -- Stark has ''just'' finished converting the warehouse into [[spoiler:'''the new Avengers headquarters.''']]
-->'''Scott''': ''[[OhCrap --->'''Scott:''' [[OhCrap Uh, guys]]? I think we have a problem. Hank, didn't you say this was, "some old warehouse?" '''It's not. YOU SON OF A BITCH.'''''
'''
* ''Film/TheAmazingSpiderMan'':
**
A MissingTrailerScene from ''Film/TheAmazingSpiderMan'' has Gwen Stacy informing Peter that he is a wanted man and that her father has 500 men searching for him, to which he replies that this "seems a bit excessive."
** And from From the same movie, we have Spider-Man being pretty badly wounded by The Lizard, then being flushed down a sewage pipe. His response after all this? "Oh, that ''sucked''."



* In ''WesternAnimation/AvengersEarthsMightiestHeroes'', [[ComicBook/CaptainMarVell Kree Pluskommander Mahr Vehl]] explains to Ant-Man that they need to open up a KillerRobot, in order to deactivate the [[EarthShatteringKaboom planet destroying bomb]] at its core.
-->'''Ant-Man''': Easier said than done, I take it.
-->'''Mahr Vehl''': I enjoy your species' gift for understatement.
* ''WesternAnimation/CodenameKidsNextDoor'': Op. E.L.E.C.T.I.O.N.S.
-->"Someone has to count the votes, and The Delightful Children promised me a slice of their birthday cake next year if I... fudged the results a little."
-->"''Fudged!?'' They weren't even ''on the ballot!''"

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* In ''WesternAnimation/AvengersEarthsMightiestHeroes'', ''WesternAnimation/TheAvengersEarthsMightiestHeroes'', [[ComicBook/CaptainMarVell Kree Pluskommander Mahr Vehl]] explains to Ant-Man that they need to open up a KillerRobot, in order to deactivate the [[EarthShatteringKaboom planet destroying bomb]] at its core.
-->'''Ant-Man''': -->'''Ant-Man:''' Easier said than done, I take it.
-->'''Mahr Vehl''':
it.\\
'''Mahr Vehl:'''
I enjoy your species' gift for understatement.
* ''WesternAnimation/CodenameKidsNextDoor'': Op. "Operation: E.L.E.C.T.I.O.N.S.
-->"Someone
S."
-->'''Wilson:''' Someone
has to count the votes, and The Delightful Children promised me a slice of their birthday cake next year if I... fudged the results a little."
-->"''Fudged!?''
\\
'''Numbuh One:''' ''Fudged!?''
They weren't even ''on the ballot!''"ballot!''



-->'''Hexidecimal:''' ''"Funny. I sense a presence."''

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-->'''Hexidecimal:''' ''"Funny.Funny. I sense a presence."''



-->'''Raven''': Let's just say I have issues with my father.

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-->'''Raven''': -->'''Raven:''' Let's just say I have issues with my father.



* ''WesternAnimation/NotWithoutMyHandbag''

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* ''WesternAnimation/NotWithoutMyHandbag''''WesternAnimation/NotWithoutMyHandbag'':



---> '''Niece:''' But Auntie, you’ve been dead and buried for six months!
---> '''Auntie:''' Well, I have been [[MajorInjuryUnderreaction feeling a bit off-color lately]].

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---> '''Niece:''' But Auntie, you’ve you've been dead and buried for six months!
--->
months!\\
'''Auntie:''' Well, I have been [[MajorInjuryUnderreaction feeling a bit off-color lately]].



---> '''Auntie:''' Walking the earth as a living corpse is probably in rather questionable taste.
* ''WesternAnimation/CodeLyoko''
-->'''Odd:''' We-we can't be devirtualized.
-->'''Ulrich:''' The scanners must be offline. What is going on around here anyway?
-->'''Odd:''' I have no idea, but we've got a real problem.
-->'''Ulrich:''' That's the understatement of the year.

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---> '''Auntie:''' --->'''Auntie:''' Walking the earth as a living corpse is probably in rather questionable taste.
* ''WesternAnimation/CodeLyoko''
''WesternAnimation/CodeLyoko'':
-->'''Odd:''' We-we can't be devirtualized.
-->'''Ulrich:'''
devirtualized.\\
'''Ulrich:'''
The scanners must be offline. What is going on around here anyway?
-->'''Odd:'''
anyway?\\
'''Odd:'''
I have no idea, but we've got a real problem.
-->'''Ulrich:'''
problem.\\
'''Ulrich:'''
That's the understatement of the year.



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31st Dec '15 6:49:25 AM Anddrix
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** Comicbook/CaptainAmerica, when he runs into Selfdemonstrating/{{Loki}} in Germany.

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** Comicbook/CaptainAmerica, when he runs into Selfdemonstrating/{{Loki}} Loki in Germany.
29th Dec '15 1:57:28 PM Anddrix
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* In the series finale of ''[[WesternAnimation/JusticeLeague Justice League Unlimited]]'' [[spoiler:the Secret Society has accidentally resurrected {{ComicBook/Darkseid}}, Franchise/{{Superman}}'s ArchEnemy, a GalacticConqueror with a planet's worth of fanatical followers and a ([[PhysicalGod rather justified]]) [[AGodAmI god complex]]]]. What does SelfDemonstrating/LexLuthor say about this?

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* In the series finale of ''[[WesternAnimation/JusticeLeague Justice League Unlimited]]'' [[spoiler:the Secret Society has accidentally resurrected {{ComicBook/Darkseid}}, Franchise/{{Superman}}'s ArchEnemy, a GalacticConqueror with a planet's worth of fanatical followers and a ([[PhysicalGod rather justified]]) [[AGodAmI god complex]]]]. What does SelfDemonstrating/LexLuthor ComicBook/LexLuthor say about this?
21st Dec '15 2:55:56 PM BalloonKennyBoy24
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