History Main / WhyWeCantHaveNiceThings

4th Dec '16 2:41:14 PM JMQwilleran
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* For April Fool's Day in 2014, Wookieepedia, the 'Franchise/StarWars'' wiki, featured a somewhat ill-considered prank involving a claim that the site would be switching to paid access, as well as a heavily modified version of the article about breasts including, among other things, a number of slang terms for this particular part of human anatomy. This resulted in criticism outside of Wookieepedia, as well as a doomed attempt to simply delete the article in question. Since then, Wookieepedia has simply not participated in April Fool's Day, despite it having been a tradition since 2006 when it was founded.

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* For April Fool's Day in 2014, Wookieepedia, the 'Franchise/StarWars'' ''Franchise/StarWars'' wiki, featured a somewhat ill-considered prank involving a claim that the site would be switching to paid access, as well as a heavily modified version of the article about breasts including, among other things, a number of slang terms for this particular part of human anatomy. This resulted in criticism outside of Wookieepedia, as well as a doomed attempt to simply delete the article in question. Since then, Wookieepedia has simply not participated in April Fool's Day, despite it having been a tradition since 2006 when it was founded.
4th Dec '16 2:40:38 PM JMQwilleran
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* For April Fool's Day in 2014, Wookieepedia, the 'Franchise/StarWars'' wiki, featured a somewhat ill-considered prank involving a claim that the site would be switching to paid access, as well as a heavily modified version of the article about breasts including, among other things, a number of slang terms for this particular part of human anatomy. This resulted in criticism outside of Wookieepedia, as well as a doomed attempt to simply delete the article in question. Since then, Wookieepedia has simply not participated in April Fool's Day, despite it having been a tradition since 2006 when it was founded.
28th Oct '16 9:41:04 AM JMQwilleran
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* Food stores and supermarkets tend to give out free samples of a food product to entice the customer to buy said product. Usually, there is no limit on how many samples one person can take, so there will always be at least one guy that takes most or ''all'' of the samples for themselves and/or friends while leaving nothing for the next customer. The store responds by either cutting back on samples or stops giving them out completely in order to save on costs.

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* Food stores and supermarkets tend to give out free samples of a food product to entice the customer to buy said product. Usually, there is no limit on how many samples one person can take, so there will always be at least one guy that takes most or ''all'' of the samples for themselves and/or friends while leaving nothing for the next customer. The store responds by either cutting back on samples or stops giving them out completely in order to save on costs. Another method is to have somebody personally handing out the samples, though this still means less, since they can only afford to have a live person doing it every so often.
17th Sep '16 11:12:54 AM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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* In September 2016, the Alphabet-funded linknyc internet kiosks set up in public Manhattan sidewalks and other popular metro areas in the state were stripped of their internet browser capabilities when too many pedestrians used it for porn!

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* In September 2016, the Alphabet-funded linknyc internet kiosks set up in public Manhattan sidewalks and other popular metro areas in the state were stripped of their internet browser capabilities when too many pedestrians used it for porn! porn.
17th Sep '16 11:09:15 AM kyun
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* In September 2016, the Alphabet-funded linknyc internet kiosks set up in public Manhattan sidewalks and other popular metro areas in the state were stripped of their internet browser capabilities when too many pedestrians used it for porn!
4th Sep '16 10:19:00 PM erforce
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* In the 2006 ''Film/ThePinkPanther'' film, Clouseau is questioning a wealthy casino owner named Raymond Laroque in his home. He asks to look at Laroque's vases and accidentally gets his hands stuck in them. Just before leaving, he asks Laroque if they're real. Laroque tells him they're worthless fakes. Satisfied, Clouseau tries to smash them on a table, breaking the table. As he leaves, a horrified Laroque mumbles that the desk was priceless.

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* In the 2006 ''Film/ThePinkPanther'' film, ''Film/ThePinkPanther2006'', Clouseau is questioning a wealthy casino owner named Raymond Laroque in his home. He asks to look at Laroque's vases and accidentally gets his hands stuck in them. Just before leaving, he asks Laroque if they're real. Laroque tells him they're worthless fakes. Satisfied, Clouseau tries to smash them on a table, breaking the table. As he leaves, a horrified Laroque mumbles that the desk was priceless.
14th Aug '16 1:11:07 PM laserviking42
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* Related to the above, there used to be a longstanding policy among continental European hotels and lodgings to not rent to English football fans due to (somewhat justified) fears of hooliganism.
9th Aug '16 8:55:38 PM MsChibi
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* Sometimes, because of a few ''bakas'' who feel that it's OK to trash hotel rooms, pee in the hallway, write graffiti, harass other congoers, harass people who are at the hotel for other reasons, throw loud parties, etc., hotels will refuse to host {{Fan Convention}}s. Or else they'll jack up the cost of the rooms, which in turn causes the price of con tickets to go up. So, please. Be considerate when you go to a con.

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* Sometimes, because of a few ''bakas'' who feel that it's OK to trash hotel rooms, pee in the hallway, write graffiti, harass other congoers, harass people who are at the hotel for other reasons, throw loud parties, etc., hotels will refuse to host {{Fan Convention}}s. Or else they'll jack up the cost of the rooms, which in turn causes the price of con tickets to go up. So, please. Be considerate when you go to a con. Otherwise, you may find that you don't have a con to go ''to''.
4th Aug '16 1:37:26 PM MsChibi
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3) '''The perpetrator is either ignorant of the outcome or innocent, instead thinking they are doing what they consider to be the right thing. This largely depends on perspective, as you'll see in the example -- because what is considered fun or nice to one person, may not be felt the same way by another. In fact, this disruption might be a godsend.'''

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3) '''The perpetrator is either [[HanlonsRazor ignorant of the outcome or innocent, innocent]], instead thinking they are doing what they consider to be the right thing. This largely depends on perspective, as you'll see in the example -- because what is considered fun or nice to one person, may not be felt the same way by another. In fact, this disruption might be a godsend.'''
26th Jul '16 6:41:42 AM OlmoJV
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[[folder:Fan Works]]
* This is included in the 12th chapter of ''FanFic/TheVow'' to the conversation between [[WesternAnimation/KungFuPanda2 Lord Shen and Zhan the Wolf Boss]] about the BarBrawl the latter took part in with his troops while visiting the Shēnghuó Province:
-->'''Shen''': ...I did ''not'' teach you to disregard the rules of hospitality! I thought I employed better then tavern-brawling thugs!
-->'''Zhan''': Damned cats wanted to pick a fight, sir. One of ours had a bit too much to drink - a young whelp, Azure. They thought they'd beat up one of my men, [[FatherToHisMen I wasn't havin' it]]. Stinking cats want to [[CatchPhrase mess with the wolf, they'll get the fangs]]!
-->'''Shen''': So you had your whole guard trash the tavern?
-->'''Zhan''': Not my problem if the stupid cats wanted to plant their faces in the walls... repeatedly.
-->'''[[DeadpanSnarker Shen]]''': And ''this'' is why you can't have nice things!
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