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10th Jan '17 12:38:13 PM Euodiachloris
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Compare WhatAnIdiot and WhatTheHellHero.

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Compare WhatAnIdiot WhatAnIdiot, WhatTheHellHero and WhatTheHellHero.WhatDidYouExpectWhenYouNamedIt -- where this either gets said verbatim as an addendum or is simply loomingly implicit.
8th Jan '17 2:18:13 AM SeptimusHeap
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* Mike Mozart of WebVideo/JeepersMedia uses this catchphrase when he comes across a toy with a... [[FreudWasRight suggestive]] design flaw.

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* Mike Mozart of WebVideo/JeepersMedia uses this catchphrase when he comes across a toy with a... [[FreudWasRight suggestive]] suggestive design flaw.
6th Jan '17 12:43:18 AM Morgenthaler
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* Zoe Heller's novel ''NotesOnAScandal'' (later made into a [[Film/NotesOnAScandal film]] of the same name) was released under the (patently absurd, given the novel's tone) title of ''What Was She Thinking? Notes On a Scandal'' in the US.

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* Zoe Heller's novel ''NotesOnAScandal'' ''Literature/NotesOnAScandal'' (later made into a [[Film/NotesOnAScandal film]] of the same name) was released under the (patently absurd, given the novel's tone) title of ''What Was She Thinking? Notes On a Scandal'' in the US.



%% Zero content example: * ''DoctorPhil'', anyone?

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%% Zero content example: * ''DoctorPhil'', ''Series/DoctorPhil'', anyone?



--> '''Briss''' Right…now we’re all finally convened. As my special customers, you’re no doubt aw…

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--> '''Briss''' Right…now Right... now we’re all finally convened. As my special customers, you’re no doubt aw…
18th Dec '16 1:07:24 PM Gosicrystal
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Popular answers include "[[IdiotBall I wasn't]]!", "[[IndyPloy I don't know]]!", "ItSeemedLikeAGoodIdeaAtTheTime!", and "IDidWhatIHadToDo." If someone answers "ForScience" it's a good bet that he's a lost cause.

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Popular answers include "[[IdiotBall I wasn't]]!", "[[IndyPloy I don't know]]!", "ItSeemedLikeAGoodIdeaAtTheTime!", and "IDidWhatIHadToDo." If someone answers "ForScience" "ForScience", it's a good bet that he's a lost cause.
14th Aug '16 4:37:11 AM ArcaneAzmadi
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* In ''FanFic/TimeAndAgain'', Naruto quotes the trope verbatim when, after having it finally [[ObliviousToLove spelled out for him]] that Hinata is in love with him, he realises that [[spoiler:in the BadFuture [[PeggySue he came back from]] she'd been in love with him all along as well, but had never told him, even when he would have happily married her himself to save her from the loveless marriage to [[DomesticAbuse an abusive asshole]] that had been [[ArrangedMarriage arranged for her]]]].
2nd Aug '16 5:32:18 AM readergirl304
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* {{Lampshade|Hanging}}d in ''Series/AmericasFunniestHomeVideos'' during the Daisy Fuentes season, where she gives a little speech about the three primary audience reactions: "hahahaha", "[[ShareTheMalePain owwwww...]]" and "what were they thinking?"

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* {{Lampshade|Hanging}}d in ''Series/AmericasFunniestHomeVideos'' In''Series/AmericasFunniestHomeVideos'' during the Daisy Fuentes season, where she gives a little speech about the three primary audience reactions: "hahahaha", "[[ShareTheMalePain owwwww...]]" and "what were they thinking?"


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* A sad example occurs in ''Series/CallTheMidwife'': after several attacks on women in the neighborhood, the midwives are told to travel in groups. Sister Mary Cynthia is separated from her partner and tries to walk home alone. After she's jumped, a heartbroken Sister Julienne asks this trope.
9th May '16 10:11:14 AM Kid
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* ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'': Zuko frequently hears this from his uncle- "Of all the foolish things you've done in your sixteen years, Prince Zuko, this is the most foolish!", "You never think these things through!" In response to short-sighted things such as when he went through a great deal of life-threatening dangers to get the Avatar and would have died if Aang's friends hadn't come and decided to SaveTheVillain.

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* ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'': Zuko frequently hears this from his uncle- uncle: "Of all the foolish things you've done in your sixteen years, Prince Zuko, this is the most foolish!", "You never think these things through!" In response to short-sighted things such as when he went through a great deal of life-threatening dangers to get the Avatar and would have died if Aang's friends hadn't come and decided to SaveTheVillain.
4th Feb '16 11:22:29 AM Morgenthaler
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[[folder: Film ]]
* ''Film/TheGoonies''. Stef barks this at Andi when she hits the wrong notes on the musical lock, causing part of the floor to collapse.
-->'''Stef:''' What were you thinking?\\
'''Andi:''' I hit the wrong note! I'm not Liberace you know!
* ''Film/TheFastAndTheFurious'': Dominic Toretto asks this of Jesse after he races Johnny Tran for pink slips.
* The captain asks ''Film/CoolHandLuke'' what he thought defacing parking meters would get him. Luke replies that, [[AlcoholInducedIdiocy being drunk at the time, he probably wasn't thinking.]]

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[[folder: Film ]]
* ''Film/TheGoonies''. Stef barks this at Andi when she hits the wrong notes on the musical lock, causing part of the floor to collapse.
-->'''Stef:''' What were you thinking?\\
'''Andi:''' I hit the wrong note! I'm not Liberace you know!
* ''Film/TheFastAndTheFurious'': Dominic Toretto asks this of Jesse after he races Johnny Tran for pink slips.
* The captain asks ''Film/CoolHandLuke'' what he thought defacing parking meters would get him. Luke replies that, [[AlcoholInducedIdiocy being drunk at the time, he probably wasn't thinking.]]
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* In the feature film adaptation of Shane Acker's ''[[WesternAnimation/{{Nine}} 9]]'', 7 asks 9 this [[spoiler:after 9 put the talisman into the machine, causing it to wake up and kill 2.]]
* In ''[[Film/OhGod Oh God! You Devil]]'', when Bobby literally finds God near the end of the film, the Almighty agrees to help him out of the predicament he's in, but not without giving Bobby a (for God) gentle rebuke.
-->'''God:''' "You made a [[DealWithTheDevil deal with the Devil]]. How dumb could you be?"
* Reverend Mother asks it word for word in ''Film/SisterAct'' in response to Deloris/Mary Clarence turning the choir into a girl group act.

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* In the feature film adaptation of Shane Acker's ''[[WesternAnimation/{{Nine}} 9]]'', ''WesternAnimation/{{Nine}}'', 7 asks 9 this [[spoiler:after 9 put the talisman into the machine, causing it to wake up and kill 2.]]
* In ''[[Film/OhGod Oh God! You Devil]]'', when Bobby literally finds God near the end of the film, the Almighty agrees to help him out of the predicament he's in, but not without giving Bobby a (for God) gentle rebuke.
-->'''God:''' "You made a [[DealWithTheDevil deal with the Devil]]. How dumb could you be?"
* Reverend Mother asks it word for word in ''Film/SisterAct'' in response to Deloris/Mary Clarence turning the choir into a girl group act.
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[[folder:Films -- Live-Action]]
* ''Film/TheGoonies''. Stef barks this at Andi when she hits the wrong notes on the musical lock, causing part of the floor to collapse.
-->'''Stef:''' What were you thinking?\\
'''Andi:''' I hit the wrong note! I'm not Liberace you know!
* ''Film/TheFastAndTheFurious'': Dominic Toretto asks this of Jesse after he races Johnny Tran for pink slips.
* The captain asks ''Film/CoolHandLuke'' what he thought defacing parking meters would get him. Luke replies that, [[AlcoholInducedIdiocy being drunk at the time, he probably wasn't thinking.]]
* In ''[[Film/OhGod Oh God! You Devil]]'', when Bobby literally finds God near the end of the film, the Almighty agrees to help him out of the predicament he's in, but not without giving Bobby a (for God) gentle rebuke.
-->'''God:''' "You made a [[DealWithTheDevil deal with the Devil]]. How dumb could you be?"
* Reverend Mother asks it word for word in ''Film/SisterAct'' in response to Deloris/Mary Clarence turning the choir into a girl group act.
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25th Dec '15 6:39:20 PM FF32
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* Lance Vance says this in ''VideoGame/GrandTheftAutoViceCity'' after a lackey's failed attempt to blow up a coffee shop leaves behind a veritable OrgyOfEvidence.
16th Oct '15 3:44:44 PM bt8257
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Popular answers include "[[IdiotBall I wasn't]]!", "[[IndyPloy I don't know]]!", "ItSeemedLikeAGoodIdeaAtTheTime!", and "IDidWhatIHadToDo." If someone answers "ForScience!" it's a good bet that he's a lost cause.

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Popular answers include "[[IdiotBall I wasn't]]!", "[[IndyPloy I don't know]]!", "ItSeemedLikeAGoodIdeaAtTheTime!", and "IDidWhatIHadToDo." If someone answers "ForScience!" "ForScience" it's a good bet that he's a lost cause.
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