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9th Apr '17 8:57:05 AM nombretomado
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* In ''RockyAndBullwinkle'''s first "Dudley Do-Right" segment, Dudley [[FakeDefector needs to infiltrate Snidely's band]], so he tries to get kicked out of the RCMP by doing various dastardly things, but [[SpringtimeForHitler keeps getting rewarded for them]]. Finally he gives up, and is kicked out for [[FelonyMisdemeanor eating his peas with a knife]].

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* In ''RockyAndBullwinkle'''s ''WesternAnimation/RockyAndBullwinkle'''s first "Dudley Do-Right" segment, Dudley [[FakeDefector needs to infiltrate Snidely's band]], so he tries to get kicked out of the RCMP by doing various dastardly things, but [[SpringtimeForHitler keeps getting rewarded for them]]. Finally he gives up, and is kicked out for [[FelonyMisdemeanor eating his peas with a knife]].
26th Mar '17 1:11:53 PM Coyotek4
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* In season 4 of ''Series/{{CSI}}'', Gil informs Sara that he recommended a promotion for Nick instead, because Nick no longer cared whether or not he got the promotion. Sara dismisses the explanation as stupid.
5th Mar '17 3:10:52 PM StFan
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* In FutureCardBuddyFight DDD, Gaito's main goal is to obtain the Dragon Force. seeing [[[spoiler: Gao and Tasuku]] get it frustrates him, and causes him to lash out at his [[{{Mons}} Buddy]] Abygale. Unfortunately for him, the Dragon Force is the PowerOfFriendship; the one time he got a tatse of it was when he actually apologized for being mean. He didn't learn his lesson.

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* In FutureCardBuddyFight DDD, ''Anime/FutureCardBuddyFight DDD'', Gaito's main goal is to obtain the Dragon Force. seeing [[[spoiler: Gao and Tasuku]] get it frustrates him, and causes him to lash out at his [[{{Mons}} Buddy]] Abygale. Unfortunately for him, the Dragon Force is the PowerOfFriendship; the one time he got a tatse of it was when he actually apologized for being mean. He didn't learn his lesson.



* In one SpiderMan story that takes place after Spidey loses the Captain Universe powers, Spidey is abducted by the size manipulation villain Psycho-Man and brought to his fortress in the Micro-Verse. Spidey is dumbfounded when he discovers a shrunken universe held captive! The egotistical villain gloats, relating how re reduced this whole universe in size and now holds it captive, and says he demanded the inhabitants surrender and accept him as ruler, else he crush them; they agreed, but when he tried to restore it to normal (it was pointless to rule a shrunken universe), he found his technology was lacking the required power. Knowing that it took far more energy to make things larger that it did to make them smaller, he had to obtain the near limitless energy of the Uni-Power to do so in order to rule them. Spidey then asked a question: "If you couldn't make them larger, why didn't you ''make yourself smaller''?" The villain was speechless for a minute. He had simply never thought of that!

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* In one SpiderMan ''Franchise/SpiderMan'' story that takes place after Spidey loses the Captain Universe powers, Spidey is abducted by the size manipulation villain Psycho-Man and brought to his fortress in the Micro-Verse. Spidey is dumbfounded when he discovers a shrunken universe held captive! The egotistical villain gloats, relating how re reduced this whole universe in size and now holds it captive, and says he demanded the inhabitants surrender and accept him as ruler, else he crush them; they agreed, but when he tried to restore it to normal (it was pointless to rule a shrunken universe), he found his technology was lacking the required power. Knowing that it took far more energy to make things larger that it did to make them smaller, he had to obtain the near limitless energy of the Uni-Power to do so in order to rule them. Spidey then asked a question: "If you couldn't make them larger, why didn't you ''make yourself smaller''?" The villain was speechless for a minute. He had simply never thought of that!
1st Feb '17 10:31:32 AM Spanks
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* This is most likely the reason why people fail job interviews. They become neurotic and try so hard to say all the right things and say to impress the interviewer, but actually fail to make a connection because the hiring person cannot get a real grasp of the person. This is usually why the BeYourself moral is so prevalant. The people you talk to want to know ''you'', not be impressed by you.

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* This is most likely the reason why people fail job interviews. They become neurotic and try so hard to say all the right things and say to impress the interviewer, but actually fail to make a connection because the hiring person interviewer cannot get a real grasp of the person. This is usually why the BeYourself moral is so prevalant. The people you talk to want to know ''you'', not be impressed by you.
1st Feb '17 9:57:58 AM Spanks
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* This is most likely the reason why people fail job interviews. They become neurotic and try so hard to say all the right things and say to impress the interviewer, but actually fail to make a connection because the hiring person cannot get a real grasp of the person. This is usually why the BeYourself moral is so prevalant. The people you talk to want to know ''you'', not be impressed by you.
26th Jan '17 1:02:26 AM PaulA
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* PlayedForLaughs in ''Series/{{NCIS}}'' when Tony discovers [=McGee=]'s skin-care products and jokes about his "feminine glow," prompting [=McGee=] to start growing a beard to reclaim his manliness. Gibbs responds with a can of shaving cream, telling [=McGee=], "You're trying too hard."
2nd Jan '17 9:16:36 AM ImpudentInfidel
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*** That might have been simple dramatic timing on his part, though. This would later be revealed as Q giving the Federation advance warning of the coming Borg invasion without the Continuum realizing what he was doing.
29th Dec '16 10:25:32 AM FordPrefect
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** In "Peak Performance," Data plays against and loses to Sirna Kolrami in the game Strategema. He's really bothered by it, albeit stoically so, and runs dozens of diagnostics to figure out why he lost. Later in the episode, after solving the problem of the week, he goes back to try again. This time, he doesn't try to win, he tries to draw. This makes the game go on longer than Sirna can handle (since his he is used to being able to win very quickly)-- in fact longer than the game is supposed to ever go on-- and he [[RageQuit forfeits in a fit of rage]].

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** In "Peak Performance," Data plays against and loses to Sirna Kolrami in the game Strategema. He's really bothered by it, albeit stoically so, and runs dozens of diagnostics to figure out why he lost. Later in the episode, after solving the problem of the week, he goes back to try again. This time, he doesn't try to win, he tries to draw. This makes the game go on longer than Sirna can handle (since his he is used to being able to win very quickly)-- in fact longer than the game is supposed to ever go on-- and he [[RageQuit forfeits in a fit of rage]].
4th Nov '16 8:49:58 PM Stinkoman87
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* In FutureCardBuddyFight DDD, Gaito's main goal is to obtain the Dragon Force. seeing [[[spoiler: Gao and Tasuku]] get it frustrates him, and causes him to lash out at his [[{{Mons}} Buddy]] Abygale. Unfortunately for him, the Dragon Force is the PowerOfFriendship; the one time he got a tatse of it was when he actually apologized for being mean. He didn't learn his lesson.
4th Oct '16 10:56:46 PM mlsmithca
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