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19th Sep '16 7:37:03 AM Morgenthaler
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* ThePrince: Chapter XIV: To ensure his success, a prince must choose a model that he admires and follow his actions to be like him (but obviously, dont follow his errors).

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* ThePrince: ''Literature/ThePrince'': Chapter XIV: To ensure his success, a prince must choose a model that he admires and follow his actions to be like him (but obviously, dont follow his errors).
9th Aug '16 11:55:50 PM PaulA
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* There's also "What Would [[{{Dragaera}} Sethra]] Do?" and "What ''Wouldn't'' [[Myth/ClassicalMythology Zeus]] Do?"

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* There's also "What Would [[{{Dragaera}} [[{{Literature/Dragaera}} Sethra]] Do?" and "What ''Wouldn't'' [[Myth/ClassicalMythology Zeus]] Do?"
21st Jul '16 1:26:39 PM DarkHunter
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-->'''William''': I told myself, 'Think like Jack'.\\
'''Jack''': And ''this'' is what you came up with? ''(throwing corpses tied to barrels overboard to act as a breadcrumb trail)''
4th Jul '16 6:12:02 PM Jeduthun
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Because of the "What Would Jesus Do?" material in Christian homes, and other serious uses of the idea, this is an UndeadHorseTrope. Opposite of HitlerAteSugar.

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Because of the "What Would Jesus Do?" material in Christian homes, and other serious uses of the idea, this is an UndeadHorseTrope. Opposite [[InvertedTrope Opposite]] of HitlerAteSugar.
HitlerAteSugar, when someone argues ([[LogicalFallacies fallaciously]]) that anything an evil person does is considered evil.
4th Jul '16 6:04:14 PM Jeduthun
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* In the ''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration'' episode, "Pen Pals", Captain Picard places Wesley in charge of a routine geological survey as an educational experience for him. At one point, when Wesley's confidence is down, Riker advises him to ask himself, "What would Captain Picard do?"

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* ''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration''
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In the ''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration'' episode, "Pen Pals", Captain Picard places Wesley in charge of a routine geological survey as an educational experience for him. At one point, when Wesley's confidence in his ability to lead is down, Riker advises him him, "In your position it's important to ask himself, "What yourself one question: What would Captain Picard do?"
29th Jun '16 5:44:09 PM nombretomado
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* In ''Literature/AdventuresOfHuckleberryFinn'', Huck always gets down on himself, thinking that TomSawyer could do it better. However, once Tom arrives on the scene, his overcomplicated, grandiose plans just make the situation worse.

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* In ''Literature/AdventuresOfHuckleberryFinn'', Huck always gets down on himself, thinking that TomSawyer Literature/TomSawyer could do it better. However, once Tom arrives on the scene, his overcomplicated, grandiose plans just make the situation worse.
29th Jun '16 5:20:16 PM nombretomado
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* In ''TheAdventuresOfHuckleberryFinn'', Huck always gets down on himself, thinking that TomSawyer could do it better. However, once Tom arrives on the scene, his overcomplicated, grandiose plans just make the situation worse.

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* In ''TheAdventuresOfHuckleberryFinn'', ''Literature/AdventuresOfHuckleberryFinn'', Huck always gets down on himself, thinking that TomSawyer could do it better. However, once Tom arrives on the scene, his overcomplicated, grandiose plans just make the situation worse.
21st May '16 1:34:38 PM ultimomant
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* In ''Literature/{{Gate}}'', several JSDF members consider whether or not to assist the Dark Elves deal with the Flame Dragon ravaging their land, when assisting them would both violate their orders and possibly lead to a political disaster. They all ask, "What would Itami do?"



* The main character of Creator/WoodyAllen's film ''Film/PlayItAgainSam'' takes his life lessons from ''Film/{{Casablanca}}''. HumphreyBogart's character from that movie appears as a SpiritAdvisor.

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* The main character of Creator/WoodyAllen's film ''Film/PlayItAgainSam'' takes his life lessons from ''Film/{{Casablanca}}''. HumphreyBogart's Creator/HumphreyBogart's character from that movie appears as a SpiritAdvisor.
18th May '16 6:56:06 PM nombretomado
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* Despite ''TheMiddleMan'' being almost entirely AffectionateParody, Lacey is sincere when she asks "WWWWD? What would Wendy Watson do?"

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* Despite ''TheMiddleMan'' ''Series/TheMiddleman'' being almost entirely AffectionateParody, Lacey is sincere when she asks "WWWWD? What would Wendy Watson do?"



* In the final episode of ''TheWestWing'' outgoing Chief of Staff CJ gives her successor in the new administration, Josh, a post-it note with "WWLD?" on it: "What Would Leo Do?"

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* In the final episode of ''TheWestWing'' ''Series/TheWestWing'' outgoing Chief of Staff CJ gives her successor in the new administration, Josh, a post-it note with "WWLD?" on it: "What Would Leo Do?"
5th Apr '16 2:02:51 AM JackG
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* An American Civil War general noted that his fellow officers were always discussing what would Napoleon do. The enemy, having never read Napoleon, would inevitably spoil their plans.
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