History PlayingWith / PatrickStewartSpeech

11th Nov '14 10:47:50 AM BananaPancakes
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* '''Downplayed''': Bob tries to convince the aliens that humans, although while selfish idiots, don't deserve to die & do have admirable qualities. Because while Bob might be a misanthrope, that doesn't mean he's a MisanthropeSupreme.

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* '''Downplayed''': Bob tries to convince the aliens that humans, although while selfish idiots, idiots as they can be, don't deserve to die & and do have admirable qualities. Because while Bob might be a misanthrope, that doesn't mean he's a MisanthropeSupreme.
11th Nov '14 10:47:30 AM BananaPancakes
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* '''Downplayed''': Bob tries to convince the aliens that humans, although while selfish idiots, don't deserve to die & do have admirable qualities. Because Bob might be a misanthrope, but that doesn't mean he's a MisanthropeSupreme.
* '''Justified''':

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* '''Downplayed''': Bob tries to convince the aliens that humans, although while selfish idiots, don't deserve to die & do have admirable qualities. Because while Bob might be a misanthrope, but that doesn't mean he's a MisanthropeSupreme.
MisanthropeSupreme.
* '''Justified''': '''Justified''':



** The person giving the speech to the aliens is Creator/PatrickStewart himself, and he simply recites one of his famous speeches from the show (or ad-libs one on the spot).

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** The person giving the speech to the aliens is Creator/PatrickStewart himself, and he simply recites one of his famous speeches from the show ''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration'' (or ad-libs one on the spot).



** Zork tries to convince the humans, who have come to destroy the aliens, that their species has it's strengths.
* '''Subverted''':

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** Zork tries to convince the humans, who have come to destroy the aliens, that their species has it's its strengths.
* '''Subverted''': '''Subverted''':



** Bob starts out defending humanity but it quickly turns into a HumansAreBastards speech instead.
* '''Double Subverted''':
** A friend comes up with one at the last minute.
** Alternatively, Bob's honesty encourages the aliens to give humans a chance for redemption
** Alternatively, Bob re-affirms his words despite the lack of reasons by explaining that HumansAreFlawed which makes them as special as they are.

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** Bob starts out defending humanity but it quickly turns into a HumansAreBastards speech instead.
instead.
* '''Double Subverted''':
Subverted''':
** A friend Alice comes up with one at the last minute.
** Alternatively, Bob's honesty encourages the aliens to give humans a chance for redemption
redemption.
** Alternatively, Bob re-affirms reaffirms his words despite the lack of reasons by explaining that HumansAreFlawed which makes them as special as they are.



** Bob's speech spirals down into a ShaggyFrogStory

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** Bob's speech spirals down into a ShaggyFrogStoryShaggyFrogStory.



* '''Enforced''':
** "We feel that by explaining how HumansAreSpecial, Bob looks more heroic"
** Or The producers/writers used this chance to point out why HumansAreSpecial as a TakeThat [[TakeThatAudience towards misanthropes who watch the show]].

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* '''Enforced''':
'''Enforced''':
** "We feel that by explaining how HumansAreSpecial, Bob looks more heroic"
heroic."
** Or The producers/writers used this chance to point out why HumansAreSpecial as a TakeThat [[TakeThatAudience towards misanthropes who watch the show]].



* '''Invoked''': As everyone looks properly doomed Bob says "Hey wait, what if I made a speech about the goodness of humanity?"
* '''Exploited''': The characters know that the story isn't going to turn around for the better until someone stands up and gives an inspiring speech first, Bob takes the initiative.
* '''Defied''' :
** Bob decides not to defend humans because they are special in anyway, but because destroying any sapient species is wrong.
** Bob refuses to give such a speech, preferring to simply [[HumansAreWarriors wipe out the aliens who are questioning humanity]].
* '''Discussed''': "Hey what if I tried to reason with the aliens, that might work right?"

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* '''Invoked''': As everyone looks properly doomed doomed, Bob says "Hey "Hey, wait, what if I made a speech about the goodness good characteristics of humanity?"
* '''Exploited''': [[GenreSavvy The characters know that the story isn't going to won't turn around for the better better]] until someone stands up and gives an inspiring speech a RousingSpeech first, and Bob takes the initiative.
* '''Defied''' :
'''Defied''':
** Bob decides not to defend humans because they are special in anyway, any way, but because destroying any sapient species is wrong.
** Bob refuses to give such a speech, preferring to simply to [[HumansAreWarriors wipe out the aliens who are questioning humanity]].
* '''Discussed''': "Hey "Hey, what if I tried to reason with the aliens, that aliens? That might work right?"work."
24th Jul '13 4:17:32 PM Lightning4119
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** Alternatively, Bob freely acknowledges that HumansAreBastards, but points out the hypocrisy to [[NotSoDifferent the equally flawed alien]] that wants to wipe us out, who subsequently can't go through with it.
18th Jul '13 12:17:23 AM VPhantom
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* '''Inverted''': Bob tries to convince the aliens, who have come in peace, that humanity deserves to be wiped out.

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* '''Inverted''': '''Inverted''':
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Bob tries to convince the aliens, who have come in peace, that humanity deserves to be wiped out.



* '''Parodied''': Bob defends humanity for utterly trivial reasons.

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* '''Parodied''': '''Parodied''':
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Bob defends humanity for utterly trivial reasons.



* '''Defied''' : Bob decides not to defend humans because they are special in anyway, but because destroying any sapient species is wrong.

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* '''Defied''' : :
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Bob decides not to defend humans because they are special in anyway, but because destroying any sapient species is wrong.
17th Jul '13 11:27:52 PM rimpala
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* Bob refuses to give such a speech, preferring to simply [[HumansAreWarriors wipe out the aliens who are questioning humanity]].

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* ** Bob refuses to give such a speech, preferring to simply [[HumansAreWarriors wipe out the aliens who are questioning humanity]].
17th Jul '13 11:27:02 PM rimpala
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* '''Defied''': Tired of being the one having to defend humanity, Bob tells the aliens to figure things out on their own.
** Bob decides not to defend humans because they are special in anyway, but because destroying any sapient species is wrong.
** Bob refuses to give such a speech, preferring to simply [[HumansAreWarriors wipe out the aliens who are questioning humanity]].
* '''Discussed''': ???

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* '''Defied''': Tired of being the one having to defend humanity, Bob tells the aliens to figure things out on their own.
**
'''Defied''' : Bob decides not to defend humans because they are special in anyway, but because destroying any sapient species is wrong.
** * Bob refuses to give such a speech, preferring to simply [[HumansAreWarriors wipe out the aliens who are questioning humanity]].
* '''Discussed''': ???"Hey what if I tried to reason with the aliens, that might work right?"
17th Jul '13 11:25:56 PM rimpala
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* '''Invoked''': ???

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* '''Invoked''': ???As everyone looks properly doomed Bob says "Hey wait, what if I made a speech about the goodness of humanity?"



* '''Defied''':

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* '''Defied''': Tired of being the one having to defend humanity, Bob tells the aliens to figure things out on their own.
17th Jul '13 11:21:21 PM rimpala
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* '''Exploited''': ???

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* '''Exploited''': ???The characters know that the story isn't going to turn around for the better until someone stands up and gives an inspiring speech first, Bob takes the initiative.
17th Jul '13 11:18:46 PM rimpala
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** Bob's speech spirals down into a ShaggyFrogStory
17th Jul '13 11:15:30 PM rimpala
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** Zork tries to convince the humans, who have come to destroy the aliens, that their species has it's strengths.
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