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8th Jul '16 6:16:33 AM HighCrate
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* Joachim von Ribbentrop, Nazi Germany's ambassador to the UK, assumed that Britain had a political system similar to the old [[UsefulNotes/ImperialGermany German Empire]], with most of the power vested in the monarch and landed nobility, and spent most of his time wooing them. The monarch was little more than a figurehead by that point, and, although the aristocracy had a certain degree of legislative authority via the Hosue of Lords, most of the power was held by the Commons and Civil Service, who he completely ignored.
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8th Jul '16 2:29:27 AM RobTan
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* Joachim von Ribbentrop, Nazi Germany's ambassador to the UK, assumed that Britain had a political system similar to the old UsefulNotes/GermanEmpire, with most of the power vested in the monarch and landed nobility, and spent most of his time wooing them. The monarch was little more than a figurehead by that point, and, although the aristocracy had a certain degree of legislative authority via the Hosue of Lords, most of the power was held by the Commons and Civil Service, who he completely ignored.

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* Joachim von Ribbentrop, Nazi Germany's ambassador to the UK, assumed that Britain had a political system similar to the old UsefulNotes/GermanEmpire, [[UsefulNotes/ImperialGermany German Empire]], with most of the power vested in the monarch and landed nobility, and spent most of his time wooing them. The monarch was little more than a figurehead by that point, and, although the aristocracy had a certain degree of legislative authority via the Hosue of Lords, most of the power was held by the Commons and Civil Service, who he completely ignored.
8th Jul '16 2:24:07 AM RobTan
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* Joachim von Ribbentrop, Nazi Germany's ambassador to the UK, assumed that Britain had a political system similar to the old UsefulNotes/GermanEmpire, with most of the power vested in the monarch and landed nobility, and spent most of his time wooing them. The monarch was little more than a figurehead by that point, and, although the aristocracy had a certain degree of legislative ability via the Hosue of Lords, most of the power was held by the Commons and Civil Service, who he completely ignored.

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* Joachim von Ribbentrop, Nazi Germany's ambassador to the UK, assumed that Britain had a political system similar to the old UsefulNotes/GermanEmpire, with most of the power vested in the monarch and landed nobility, and spent most of his time wooing them. The monarch was little more than a figurehead by that point, and, although the aristocracy had a certain degree of legislative ability authority via the Hosue of Lords, most of the power was held by the Commons and Civil Service, who he completely ignored.
8th Jul '16 12:59:47 AM RobTan
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* Joachim von Ribbentrop, Nazi Germany's ambassador to the UK assumed that Britain had a political system similar to the old UsefulNotes/GermanEmpire, with most of the power vested in the monarch and landed nobility, and spent most of his time wooing them. The monarch was little more than a figurehead by that point, and, although the aristocracy had a certain degree of legislative ability as the Hosue of Lords, most of the power was held by the Commons and Civil Service, who he completely ignored.

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* Joachim von Ribbentrop, Nazi Germany's ambassador to the UK UK, assumed that Britain had a political system similar to the old UsefulNotes/GermanEmpire, with most of the power vested in the monarch and landed nobility, and spent most of his time wooing them. The monarch was little more than a figurehead by that point, and, although the aristocracy had a certain degree of legislative ability as via the Hosue of Lords, most of the power was held by the Commons and Civil Service, who he completely ignored.
8th Jul '16 12:59:15 AM RobTan
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* Joachim von Ribbentrop, Nazi Germany's ambassador to the UK assumed that Britain had a political system similar to the old UsefulNotes/GermanEmpire, with most of the power vested in the monarch and landed nobility, and spent most of his time wooing them. The monarch was little more than a figurehead by that point, and, although the aristocracy had a certain degree of legislative ability as the Hosue of Lords, most of the power was held by the Commons and Civil Service, who he completely ignored.
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29th Apr '16 7:11:52 PM IndirectActiveTransport
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* When Ray González departed from WWC, he popped up in IWA Puerto Rico under a mask calling himself El Condor and using a Phoenix Splash he called the "Fénix Landing". Later González would return for another WWC run but be forced into retirement by Wrestling/{{Carlito C|olon}}aribbean Cool. Then a masked wrestler calling himself Rey Fénix showed up and helped a debuting Wrestling/{{Sting}} beat Carlito, who immediately identified him as a CharlieBrownFromOuttaTown. Since you're reading this page you already know it wasn't but can see why he thought so. It was actually WWC booker Ricky Santana, avenging his former tag team partner.
* Wrestling/{{Mistico}} was probably one of the greatest wrestlers of all time and one of the biggest draws in modern Lucha Libre. So its only natural that he'd come to {{WWE}}, under the guise of Wrestling/SinCara, and rock the place, right? Nope. He was a pure luchador by style, and there were reports of him refusing to learn English or learn American style to fit in, thinking he didn't need to. Needless to say, he failed to make an impact. He could only have good matches with those already versed in lucha, which meant he wrestled Primo and AlbertoDelRio a lot. He also ended up rubbing many of his coworkers the wrong way, including making a very powerful enemy in Alberto. Needless to say, nobody was sad to see him go and he now works for Wrestling/{{AAA}} where he is rebuilding his legacy. [[/folder]]

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* When Ray González departed from WWC, he popped up in IWA Puerto Rico under a mask calling himself El Condor and using a Phoenix Splash he called the "Fénix Landing". Later González would return for another WWC run but be forced into retirement by Wrestling/{{Carlito C|olon}}aribbean Cool. Then a masked wrestler calling himself Rey Fénix showed up and helped a debuting Wrestling/{{Sting}} beat Carlito, who immediately identified him as a CharlieBrownFromOuttaTown. Since you're reading this page you already know it wasn't but can see why he thought so. It was actually WWC booker Ricky Santana, avenging his former tag team {{tag team}} partner.
* Wrestling/{{Mistico}} was probably one of the greatest wrestlers luchadors of all time and one of the biggest draws in modern post territorial Lucha Libre. So its it's only natural that he'd come to {{WWE}}, Wrestling/{{WWE}}, under the guise of Wrestling/SinCara, and rock the place, right? Nope. He was a pure luchador by style, and there were reports of him refusing to learn English or learn American style USA WrestlingPsychology to fit in, thinking he didn't need to. Needless to say, he failed to make an impact. He could only have good matches with those already versed in lucha, which meant he wrestled Primo and AlbertoDelRio Wrestling/AlbertoDelRio a lot. He also ended up rubbing many of his coworkers the wrong way, including making a very powerful enemy in Alberto. Needless to say, nobody was sad to see him go and he now works for went to Wrestling/{{AAA}} where he is rebuilding to rebuild his legacy. legacy.[[/folder]]
16th Mar '16 10:23:59 AM Eagal
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''WARNING:''' It is very easy (and tempting) to list a character just because they are wrong about something, but that doesn't mean they are WrongGenreSavvy. Even if they are wrong about their role IN a story, that doesn't necessarily make them wrong about the type of story they are in. Before adding an example ask yourself "If this character was correct, would it change the genre?" if the answer is "no" then it doesn't belong here.

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''WARNING:''' ''WARNING:'' It is very easy (and tempting) to list a character just because they are wrong about something, but that doesn't mean they are WrongGenreSavvy. Even if they are wrong about their role IN a story, that doesn't necessarily make them wrong about the type of story they are in. Before adding an example ask yourself "If this character was correct, would it change the genre?" if the answer is "no" then it doesn't belong here.
18th Feb '16 10:49:50 AM MasamiPhoenix
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''WARNING:''' It is very easy (and tempting) to list a character just because they are wrong about something, but that doesn't mean they are WrongGenreSavvy. Even if they are wrong about their role IN a story, that doesn't necessarily make them wrong about the type of story they are in. Before adding an example ask yourself "If this character was correct, would it change the genre?" if the answer is "no" then it doesn't belong here.
16th Sep '15 10:46:52 AM Morgenthaler
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This can be a minefield. Say a stranger turns up on your doorstep; if he's a [[OurVampiresAreDifferent vampire]], he can't hurt you unless you [[VampireInvitation invite him in]], but if he's an AngelUnaware or KingIncognito, you might damn yourself by [[SecretTestOfCharacter turning him away]]. And look at it from the visitor's point of view; if you're an [[KnightInShiningArmour honourable fairytale knight]], you [[SacredHospitality won't lay a finger on anyone who's eaten your food]], but if you're one of TheFairFolk, eating your food [[FoodChains will trap him there forever]]. What's a GenreSavvy guy to do?

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This can be a minefield. Say a stranger turns up on your doorstep; if he's a [[OurVampiresAreDifferent vampire]], he can't hurt you unless you [[VampireInvitation [[MustBeInvited invite him in]], but if he's an AngelUnaware or KingIncognito, you might damn yourself by [[SecretTestOfCharacter turning him away]]. And look at it from the visitor's point of view; if you're an [[KnightInShiningArmour honourable fairytale knight]], you [[SacredHospitality won't lay a finger on anyone who's eaten your food]], but if you're one of TheFairFolk, eating your food [[FoodChains will trap him there forever]]. What's a GenreSavvy guy to do?
13th Sep '15 11:05:02 PM AlexPuma
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* When Ray González departed from WWC, he popped up in IWA Puerto Rico under a mask calling himself El Condor and using a Phoenix Splash he called the "Fénix Landing". Later González would return for another WWC run but be forced into retirement by Wrestling/{{Carlito C|olon}}aribbean Cool. Then a masked wrestler calling himself Rey Fénix showed up and helped a debuting Wrestling/{{Sting}} beat Carlito, who immediately identified him as a CharlieBrownFromOuttaTown. Since you're reading this page you already know it wasn't but can see why he thought so. It was actually WWC booker Ricky Santana, avenging his former tag team partner.[[/folder]]

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* When Ray González departed from WWC, he popped up in IWA Puerto Rico under a mask calling himself El Condor and using a Phoenix Splash he called the "Fénix Landing". Later González would return for another WWC run but be forced into retirement by Wrestling/{{Carlito C|olon}}aribbean Cool. Then a masked wrestler calling himself Rey Fénix showed up and helped a debuting Wrestling/{{Sting}} beat Carlito, who immediately identified him as a CharlieBrownFromOuttaTown. Since you're reading this page you already know it wasn't but can see why he thought so. It was actually WWC booker Ricky Santana, avenging his former tag team partner.partner.
* Wrestling/{{Mistico}} was probably one of the greatest wrestlers of all time and one of the biggest draws in modern Lucha Libre. So its only natural that he'd come to {{WWE}}, under the guise of Wrestling/SinCara, and rock the place, right? Nope. He was a pure luchador by style, and there were reports of him refusing to learn English or learn American style to fit in, thinking he didn't need to. Needless to say, he failed to make an impact. He could only have good matches with those already versed in lucha, which meant he wrestled Primo and AlbertoDelRio a lot. He also ended up rubbing many of his coworkers the wrong way, including making a very powerful enemy in Alberto. Needless to say, nobody was sad to see him go and he now works for Wrestling/{{AAA}} where he is rebuilding his legacy.
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