History Main / WhyDontYouJustSHootHim

30th Jan '16 4:52:16 AM Dravencour
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-> ''Tuco kills him with the gun he has hidden in the foam of his bubble bath.''
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-> ''Tuco ''[Tuco kills him with the gun he has hidden in the foam of his bubble bath.'']''
11th Oct '15 1:23:59 PM KingLyger
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There may or may not be some in-story justification for this failure to take the direct approach. [[WatsonianVersusDoylist The Doylist explanation]] will always boil down to "if he ''did'' just shoot him, the story would be much shorter, and [[TheBadGuyWins the bad guys would win]].
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There may or may not be some in-story justification for this failure to take the direct approach. [[WatsonianVersusDoylist The Doylist explanation]] will always boil down to "if "because if he ''did'' just shoot him, the story would be much shorter, and [[TheBadGuyWins the bad guys would win]]. win]]."

* StatingTheSimpleSolution: Someone in the story [[LampshadeHanging points out]] that the above three options are stupid and that a simpler, more direct solution exists. The villain may or may not take their advice.
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* StatingTheSimpleSolution: Someone in the story [[LampshadeHanging points out]] that the above three options are stupid and that a simpler, more direct solution exists.exists - namely, by just shooting him. The villain may or may not take their advice.
10th Oct '15 8:12:22 PM KingLyger
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Villains frequently find themselves in conundrums that could easily be solved by [[MundaneSolution finding the right person and shooting them]] but refrain from doing so. There may or may not be some in-story justification for this failure to take the direct approach. The {{Doylist}} explanation will always boil down to the fact that if he ''did'' just shoot him, then the story would be much shorter and would end with [[TheBadGuyWins the bad guys winning]].
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Villains frequently find themselves in conundrums that could easily be solved by [[MundaneSolution finding the right person and shooting them]] them]], but for whatever reason, refrain from doing so. There may or may not be some in-story justification for this failure to take the direct approach. [[WatsonianVersusDoylist The {{Doylist}} explanation Doylist explanation]] will always boil down to the fact that if "if he ''did'' just shoot him, then the story would be much shorter shorter, and would end with [[TheBadGuyWins the bad guys winning]]. would win]].
18th May '15 1:34:20 PM Luigifan
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There may or may not be some in-story justification for this failure to take the direct approach. The {{Doylist}} explanation will always boil down to the fact that if he ''did'' just shoot him, then the story would be much shorter and would end with the bad guys winning.
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There may or may not be some in-story justification for this failure to take the direct approach. The {{Doylist}} explanation will always boil down to the fact that if he ''did'' just shoot him, then the story would be much shorter and would end with [[TheBadGuyWins the bad guys winning. winning]].
7th Feb '15 8:04:00 PM Elusivehawk
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-->-- ''TheGoodTheBadAndTheUgly''
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-->-- ''TheGoodTheBadAndTheUgly'' ''Film/TheGoodTheBadAndTheUgly''
7th Feb '15 8:02:22 PM Elusivehawk
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-> '''One-Armed Man''': "I've been looking for you for 8 months. Whenever I should have had a gun in my right hand, I thought of you. Now I find you in exactly the position that suits me. I had lots of time to learn to shoot with my left."
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-> '''One-Armed Man''': "I've I've been looking for you for 8 months. Whenever I should have had a gun in my right hand, I thought of you. Now I find you in exactly the position that suits me. I had lots of time to learn to shoot with my left."

-> '''Tuco''': "When you have to shoot, shoot. Don't talk."
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-> '''Tuco''': "When When you have to shoot, shoot. Don't talk."
24th Jan '15 3:33:50 PM Az_Tech341
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->''That's one thing I like about the bad guys -- there's always a lot of discussion before they get round to pulling the trigger.'' -->--'''Ullman''', ''VideoGame/{{Metro 2033}}''
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->''That's one thing -> '''One-Armed Man''': "I've been looking for you for 8 months. Whenever I like about should have had a gun in my right hand, I thought of you. Now I find you in exactly the bad guys -- there's always a lot position that suits me. I had lots of discussion before they get round time to pulling learn to shoot with my left." -> ''Tuco kills him with the trigger.gun he has hidden in the foam of his bubble bath.'' -->--'''Ullman''', ''VideoGame/{{Metro 2033}}'' -> '''Tuco''': "When you have to shoot, shoot. Don't talk." -->-- ''TheGoodTheBadAndTheUgly''
22nd Jan '15 11:27:21 PM spirasen
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->''That's one thing I like about the bad guys - there's always a lot of discussion before they get round to pulling the trigger.''
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->''That's one thing I like about the bad guys - -- there's always a lot of discussion before they get round to pulling the trigger.''

Villains frequently find themselves in conundrums that could easily be solved by [[MundaneSolution finding the right person and shooting them]] but refrain from doing so.
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Villains frequently find themselves in conundrums that could easily be solved by [[MundaneSolution finding the right person and shooting them]] but refrain from doing so. so.

4th May '14 10:35:41 AM TVRulezAgain
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->''[[GenreSavvy That's one thing I like about the bad guys]] - [[EvilGloating there's always a lot of discussion before they get round to pulling the trigger]].''
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->''[[GenreSavvy That's ->''That's one thing I like about the bad guys]] guys - [[EvilGloating there's always a lot of discussion before they get round to pulling the trigger]].trigger.''
2nd Jan '14 10:44:08 AM GlassSpires
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