History Quotes / GenreSavvy

24th Jul '16 6:43:29 PM PaulA
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-->-- '''PeterSBeagle''', ''Literature/TheLastUnicorn''

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-->-- '''PeterSBeagle''', '''Creator/PeterSBeagle''', ''Literature/TheLastUnicorn''
16th Jul '16 12:27:27 PM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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-->-- ''Main/EvilOverlordList''

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-->-- ''Main/EvilOverlordList''
''Main/EvilOverlordList[[http://www.eviloverlord.com/lists/overlord.html]]''
16th Jul '16 12:24:52 PM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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->''"Being an EvilOverlord seems to be a good career choice. It pays well, there are all sorts of perks and you can set your own hours. However every EvilOverlord I've read about in books or seen in movies invariably gets overthrown and destroyed in the end. I've noticed that no matter whether they are barbarian lords, deranged wizards, mad scientists or alien invaders, [[VillainBall they always seem to make the same basic mistakes]] every single time. [[DefiedTrope With that in mind, allow me to present]]..."''

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->''"Being an EvilOverlord seems to be a good career choice. It pays well, there are all sorts of perks and you can set your own hours. However every EvilOverlord I've read about in books or seen in movies [[TheGoodGuysAlwaysWin invariably gets overthrown and destroyed in the end.end]]. I've noticed that no matter whether they are barbarian lords, deranged wizards, mad scientists or alien invaders, [[VillainBall they always seem to make the same basic mistakes]] every single time. [[DefiedTrope With that in mind, allow me to present]]..."''
16th Jul '16 12:22:39 PM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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->''"Being an EvilOverlord seems to be a good career choice. It pays well, there are all sorts of perks and you can set your own hours. However every EvilOverlord I've read about in books or seen in movies invariably gets overthrown and destroyed in the end. I've noticed that no matter whether they are barbarian lords, deranged wizards, mad scientists or alien invaders, [[VillainBall they always seem to make the same basic mistakes]] every single time. [[DefiedTrope With that in mind, allow me to present]]..."''
-->-- ''Main/EvilOverlordList''
16th Jul '16 10:48:58 AM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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->'''Valentine''': You know what this is like? It's like those old movies we both love. Now, I'm going to tell you my whole plan, and then I'm going to come up with some absurd and convoluted way to kill you, and you'll find an equally convoluted way to escape.
->'''Harry Hart''': Sounds good to me.
->'''Valentine''': Well, this ain't that kind of movie.
-->-- ''Film/KingsmanTheSecretService''
16th Jul '16 10:44:52 AM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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->''"Do it?" Dan, I'm not a Republic serial villain. Do you seriously think I'd explain my masterstroke if there remained the slightest chance of you affecting its outcome? I did it thirty-five minutes ago.''

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->''"Do it?" Dan, I'm not a Republic serial villain. Do you seriously think [[JustBetweenYouAndMe I'd explain my masterstroke masterstroke]] if there remained the slightest chance of you affecting its outcome? I did it thirty-five minutes ago.''
5th May '16 4:35:15 PM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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->'''Angela Moore:''' This doesn't make any sense.\\
'''Shawn Hunter:''' It does if you've seen as many horror movies as I have. This is classic. The locked door, the scary janitor, the bloody warning and... [[RedShirt our soon to be first victim]].\\
''[Everyone looks at Kenny]''\\
'''Kenny:''' Me? Why me?\\
'''Cory Matthews:''' Well Kenny, [[SortingAlgorithmOfMortality it's certainly not going to be any of us]]!
-->-- ''Series/BoyMeetsWorld''
3rd May '16 8:04:18 PM Orbiting
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%%->'''[[ThoseWackyNazis Nazi]] A:''' Hans, I've just noticed something.\\
%%'''Nazi B:''' These communists are ''all'' cowards.\\
%%'''Nazi A:''' Have you looked at our caps recently?\\
%%'''Nazi B:''' Our caps?\\
%%'''Nazi A:''' The badges on our caps. Have you looked at them?\\
%%'''Nazi B:''' What? ...no. A bit?\\
%%'''Nazi A:''' They've got ''[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Totenkopf skulls]]'' on them.\\
%%'''Nazi B:''' Hmmm?\\
%%'''Nazi A:''' Have you noticed, that our caps have actually got little pictures of skulls on them?\\
%%'''Nazi B:''' I don't, uh...\\
%%'''Nazi A:''' Hans. [[HeelRealization Are we the baddies]]?
%%-->-- ''Series/ThatMitchellAndWebbLook''

%%->'''Elan:''' Will I ever see you again?\\
%%'''Julio Scoundrél:''' Well, [[MentorOccupationalHazard as an older mentor figure, the most likely scenario is that I'd return only to be randomly killed by an enemy of yours so that you can cradle my dying body while swearing revenge]] ó so don't take it personally if I say I sincerely hope we never cross paths again.
%%-->-- ''Webcomic/TheOrderOfTheStick''

%%->'''Gladiator's Taskmaster:''' Now listen, because I'm about to tell you how it's going to be in this hellhole for the rest of your short, miserable lives. [[DrillSergeantNasty First I'm going to line you up and shout at you. I'll belitle you, call you a few names and repeatedly mention how you are all probably going to die]]. [[LampshadeHanging Actually, that's the part we're doing right now, so we're running a little ahead of schelude]]. Then, you will be allowed to wander the common area, where the other prisoners will snarl at you, steal the pieces of bread that are being handed out, and generally act like insecure schoolyard bullies. At the time one of you will defend a weaker prisoner from said bullies, possibly [[TastesLikeFriendship giving him your own bread]]. This will create a close friendship between the two of you, most likely with [[HoYay strong homosexual overtones]], that will not be fully explored. Later, [[StuffedIntoTheFridge the weaker gladiator will be killed in the arena]], [[RoaringRampageOfRevenge and then you will kill the one who killed him in a big climatic match]]. Oh, and before I forget, [[MrFanservice you will remain stripped to the waist with your muscles oiled at all times, for no apparent purpose]]. See the Oil Steward if your skin becomes dry for any reason. Where was I, ah right - The part where one of you catches the eye of a beautiful noblewoman while fighting, only to reject her amorous advances.\\
'''Roy:''' Ok, I think as long as we avoid [[TheWorfEffect being tough-looking guys who get knocked out in the first round to show how strong the champion is]], we'll be fine.
%%-->-- ''Webcomic/TheOrderOfTheStick''

%%->'''Nale:''' You're the one who taught me that bards are underpowered.\\
%%'''Tarquin:''' They are! With their mastery of narrative structure, they should be ruling the entire cosmos by now, instead of wasting time singing in taverns.
%%-->-- ''Webcomic/TheOrderOfTheStick''

%%->'''TG:''' dude monsters arent real \\
%%'''TG:''' thats stupid kids stuff for stupid babies\\
%%'''EB:''' maybe. yeah you're right.\\
%%'''TG:''' what are you an idiot \\
%%'''TG:''' of course there are monsters in your house \\
%%'''TG:''' youre in some weird evil monster dimension come on \\
%%'''TG:''' skepticism is the crutch of cinematic troglodytes \\
%%'''TG:''' like hey mom dad theres a dinosaur or a ghost or whatever in my room. "yeah right junior go back to bed" \\
%%'''TG:''' fuck you mom and dad how many times are we going to watch [[NotNowKiddo this trope]] unfold it wasnt goddamn funny the first time i saw it \\
%%'''TG:''' just once id like to see dad crap his pants when a kid says theres a vampire in his closet \\
%%'''TG:''' "OH SHIT EVERYONE IN THE MINIVAN" \\
%%'''TG:''' be fuckin dad of the year right there
%%-->-- '''Dave (TG)''' and '''John (EB)''', ''Webcomic/{{Homestuck}}''



%%->''Don't you know a kid always wins against two idiots?''
%%-->-- '''Kevin''', ''[[HomeAlone Home Alone 2]]'' to Harry and Marv



%%->''"Ever since I arrived in this dreamland of the incredibly obvious, I've seen nothing but clichés!"''
%%-->-- '''Inspector Gill''', ''ComicBook/FishPolice''

%%->'''Brad:''' Let's see here...\\
%%''(Options include'' '''WAIT UNTIL NIGHT''' and '''GO AND GET HELP'''.'')''\\
%%'''Brad:''' ''(looks at the wait until night option)'' No!
%%-->-- ''Series/TheWalkingDead'' [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y9SnHso3ezE&nomobile=1 Game Playthrough]]




%%->'''Anna:''' Head girls are a special breed! Naturally selected over 7 years along strict Darwinian lines!\\
%%'''Nita:''' DESTINED TO RULE!\\
%%'''Esther:''' ED! QUICK! We've got about twenty seconds before they come out of exposition mode!\\
%%'''Nita:''' ...en a girl is born under a hunter's moon...
%%-->-- ''Giant Days'' (part of the Franchise/BobbinsVerse)

%%->''"It would be so helpful, for so many characters, in so many movies, to know what kind of move that they're in."''
%%-->-- '''[[Podcast/OverthinkingIt Matt Wrather]]'''

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\n%%->'''Anna:''' Head girls are a special breed! Naturally selected over 7 years along strict Darwinian lines!\\\n%%'''Nita:''' DESTINED TO RULE!\\\n%%'''Esther:''' ED! QUICK! We've got about twenty seconds before they come out of exposition mode!\\\n%%'''Nita:''' ...en a girl is born under a hunter's moon...\n%%-->-- ''Giant Days'' (part of the Franchise/BobbinsVerse)\n\n%%->''"It would be so helpful, for so many characters, in so many movies, to know what kind of move that they're in."''\n%%-->-- '''[[Podcast/OverthinkingIt Matt Wrather]]'''----
1st May '16 10:20:48 AM Orbiting
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-->--'''[[OurGhostsAreDifferent Friendly Ghost]]''', ''VideoGame/{{Mother 3}}''

->'''Guy:''' ''(when the rest of the crew try to approach some harmless-looking aliens)'' They may look cute now, but in a minute, they're going to get mean, and ugly somehow, and there's going to be a million more of them.\\

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-->--'''[[OurGhostsAreDifferent -->-- '''[[OurGhostsAreDifferent Friendly Ghost]]''', ''VideoGame/{{Mother 3}}''

->'''Guy:''' ''(when ''[when the rest of the crew try to approach some harmless-looking aliens)'' aliens]'' They may look cute now, but in a minute, they're going to get mean, and ugly somehow, and there's going to be a million more of them.\\



-->--''Film/GalaxyQuest''

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-->--''Film/GalaxyQuest''
-->-- ''Film/GalaxyQuest''



-->--''Film/SunsetBoulevard''

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-->--''Film/SunsetBoulevard''
-->-- ''Film/SunsetBoulevard''



-->--''Creator/AbbottAndCostello'' in ''Hold That Ghost''

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-->--''Creator/AbbottAndCostello'' -->-- ''Creator/AbbottAndCostello'' in ''Hold That Ghost''



%%->'''[[ThoseWackyNazis Nazi]] A:''' "Hans, I've just noticed something."\\
%%'''Nazi B:''' "These communists are ''all'' cowards."\\
%%'''Nazi A:''' "Have you looked at our caps recently?"\\
%%'''Nazi B:''' "Our caps?"\\
%%'''Nazi A:''' "The badges on our caps. Have you looked at them?"\\
%%'''Nazi B:''' "What? ...no. A bit?"\\
%%'''Nazi A:''' "They've got ''[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Totenkopf skulls]]'' on them."\\
%%'''Nazi B:''' "Hmmm?"\\
%%'''Nazi A:''' "Have you noticed, that our caps have actually got little pictures of skulls on them?"\\
%%'''Nazi B:''' "I don't, uh..."\\
%%'''Nazi A:''' "Hans. [[HeelRealization Are we the baddies]]?"
%%-->--''Series/ThatMitchellAndWebbLook''

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%%->'''[[ThoseWackyNazis Nazi]] A:''' "Hans, Hans, I've just noticed something."\\
\\
%%'''Nazi B:''' "These These communists are ''all'' cowards."\\
\\
%%'''Nazi A:''' "Have Have you looked at our caps recently?"\\
recently?\\
%%'''Nazi B:''' "Our caps?"\\
Our caps?\\
%%'''Nazi A:''' "The The badges on our caps. Have you looked at them?"\\
them?\\
%%'''Nazi B:''' "What? ...What? ...no. A bit?"\\
bit?\\
%%'''Nazi A:''' "They've They've got ''[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Totenkopf skulls]]'' on them."\\
\\
%%'''Nazi B:''' "Hmmm?"\\
Hmmm?\\
%%'''Nazi A:''' "Have Have you noticed, that our caps have actually got little pictures of skulls on them?"\\
them?\\
%%'''Nazi B:''' "I I don't, uh..."\\
\\
%%'''Nazi A:''' "Hans. Hans. [[HeelRealization Are we the baddies]]?"
%%-->--''Series/ThatMitchellAndWebbLook''
baddies]]?
%%-->-- ''Series/ThatMitchellAndWebbLook''



%%-->--''Webcomic/TheOrderOfTheStick''

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%%-->--''Webcomic/TheOrderOfTheStick''
%%-->-- ''Webcomic/TheOrderOfTheStick''



%%-->--''Webcomic/TheOrderOfTheStick''

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%%-->--''Webcomic/TheOrderOfTheStick''
%%-->-- ''Webcomic/TheOrderOfTheStick''



%%-->--''Webcomic/TheOrderOfTheStick''

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%%-->--''Webcomic/TheOrderOfTheStick''
%%-->-- ''Webcomic/TheOrderOfTheStick''



%%-->--Dave (and John), ''Webcomic/{{Homestuck}}''

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%%-->--Dave (and John), %%-->-- '''Dave (TG)''' and '''John (EB)''', ''Webcomic/{{Homestuck}}''



-->--''Series/BoyMeetsWorld''

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-->--''Series/BoyMeetsWorld''
-->-- ''Series/BoyMeetsWorld''



-->--'''[[spoiler:Adrian "Ozymandias" Veidt]]''', ''ComicBook/{{Watchmen}}''

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-->--'''[[spoiler:Adrian -->-- '''[[spoiler:Adrian "Ozymandias" Veidt]]''', ''ComicBook/{{Watchmen}}''



%%-->--'''Kevin''', ''[[HomeAlone Home Alone 2]]'' to Harry and Marv

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%%-->--'''Kevin''', %%-->-- '''Kevin''', ''[[HomeAlone Home Alone 2]]'' to Harry and Marv



-->--'''Gordon Freeman''', ''FreemansMind''

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-->--'''Gordon -->-- '''Gordon Freeman''', ''FreemansMind''



%%->''Ever since I arrived in this dreamland of the incredibly obvious, I've seen nothing but clichés!''
%%-->--'''Inspector Gill''', ''ComicBook/FishPolice''

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%%->''Ever %%->''"Ever since I arrived in this dreamland of the incredibly obvious, I've seen nothing but clichés!''
%%-->--'''Inspector
clichés!"''
%%-->-- '''Inspector
Gill''', ''ComicBook/FishPolice''



%%-->--''Series/TheWalkingDead'' [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y9SnHso3ezE&nomobile=1 Game Playthrough]]

-> ''So I called that guy I know at NBC. And then I got to thinking -- [[CatchPhrase You know what I hate?]] I hate those lame action movies where the good guy calls [[HaveYouToldAnyoneElse just one person]] who ends up [[BigBadFriend betraying him]]. So I [[CantStopTheSignal called ABC, CBS, The Post, The Times, the local news channel, and the FBI.]]''

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%%-->--''Series/TheWalkingDead'' %%-->-- ''Series/TheWalkingDead'' [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y9SnHso3ezE&nomobile=1 Game Playthrough]]

-> ''So ->''"So I called that guy I know at NBC. And then I got to thinking -- [[CatchPhrase You know what I hate?]] I hate those lame action movies where the good guy calls [[HaveYouToldAnyoneElse just one person]] who ends up [[BigBadFriend betraying him]]. So I [[CantStopTheSignal called ABC, CBS, The Post, The Times, the local news channel, and the FBI.]]'']]"''



->'''Duane:''' "You do not want to engage me. Have you never been to an opera house?\\
'''Bett:''' "What?"\\
'''Duane:''' "Think of it. A mysterious stranger in unassuming garb, of noble mien, his manner strange, his abilities unknown, selflessly answering the call of innocents. Not one to take lightly, says the theatre. What is your role? The brutish dullard who would raise a weapon to a child? You won't see the second act."\\
'''Bett:''' "You're not accounting for me!"\\
'''Duane:''' "Convince me that I should no-"\\
'''Sette:''': (interrupting) "Zombies don't banter!"
-->--''Unsounded''

->''The true secret in being [[TheHero a hero]] lies in knowing the order of things. The swineherd cannot [[RagsToRoyalty already be wed]] to [[EverythingsBetterWithPrincesses the princess]] when he embarks on his adventures, nor can the boy knock on the witch's door when she is already away on vacation. The [[EvilUncle wicked uncle]] cannot be found out and foiled before he does something wicked. Things must happen when it is time for them to happen. {{Quest}}s may not simply be abandoned; [[AllPropheciesAreTrue prophecies may not be left to rot like unpicked fruit]]; {{unicorn}}s may go unrescued for a very long time, but not forever. The [[HappyEnding happy ending]] cannot come in the middle of the story.''

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->'''Duane:''' "You You do not want to engage me. Have you never been to an opera house?\\
'''Bett:''' "What?"\\
What?\\
'''Duane:''' "Think Think of it. A mysterious stranger in unassuming garb, of noble mien, his manner strange, his abilities unknown, selflessly answering the call of innocents. Not one to take lightly, says the theatre. What is your role? The brutish dullard who would raise a weapon to a child? You won't see the second act."\\
\\
'''Bett:''' "You're You're not accounting for me!"\\
me!\\
'''Duane:''' "Convince Convince me that I should no-"\\
no-\\
'''Sette:''': (interrupting) "Zombies (''[interrupting]'' Zombies don't banter!"
-->--''Unsounded''

->''The
banter!
-->-- ''Unsounded''

->''"The
true secret in being [[TheHero a hero]] lies in knowing the order of things. The swineherd cannot [[RagsToRoyalty already be wed]] to [[EverythingsBetterWithPrincesses the princess]] when he embarks on his adventures, nor can the boy knock on the witch's door when she is already away on vacation. The [[EvilUncle wicked uncle]] cannot be found out and foiled before he does something wicked. Things must happen when it is time for them to happen. {{Quest}}s may not simply be abandoned; [[AllPropheciesAreTrue prophecies may not be left to rot like unpicked fruit]]; {{unicorn}}s may go unrescued for a very long time, but not forever. The [[HappyEnding happy ending]] cannot come in the middle of the story.''"''



->'''[[OneLetterName Z]]:''' "Itís a talking cat."\\
'''[[TheStoryteller Theo]]:''' "We're in a Heterodyne story now. These things happen."

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->'''[[OneLetterName Z]]:''' "Itís Itís a talking cat."\\
\\
'''[[TheStoryteller Theo]]:''' "We're We're in a Heterodyne story now. These things happen."



%%->'''Anna:''' "Head girls are a special breed! Naturally selected over 7 years along strict Darwinian lines!"\\
%%'''Nita:''' "DESTINED TO RULE!"\\
%%'''Esther:''' "ED! QUICK! We've got about twenty seconds before they come out of exposition mode!"\\
%%'''Nita:''' "...en a girl is born under a hunter's moon..."
%%-->--''Giant Days'' (part of the Franchise/BobbinsVerse)

%%->''It would be so helpful, for so many characters, in so many movies, to know what kind of move that they're in.''
%%-->--'''[[Podcast/OverthinkingIt Matt Wrather]]'''

to:

%%->'''Anna:''' "Head Head girls are a special breed! Naturally selected over 7 years along strict Darwinian lines!"\\
lines!\\
%%'''Nita:''' "DESTINED DESTINED TO RULE!"\\
RULE!\\
%%'''Esther:''' "ED! ED! QUICK! We've got about twenty seconds before they come out of exposition mode!"\\
%%'''Nita:''' "...
mode!\\
%%'''Nita:''' ...
en a girl is born under a hunter's moon..."
%%-->--''Giant
moon...
%%-->-- ''Giant
Days'' (part of the Franchise/BobbinsVerse)

%%->''It %%->''"It would be so helpful, for so many characters, in so many movies, to know what kind of move that they're in.''
%%-->--'''[[Podcast/OverthinkingIt
"''
%%-->-- '''[[Podcast/OverthinkingIt
Matt Wrather]]'''
30th Apr '16 1:36:21 PM rt2012
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'''Ferdie:''' Yea, well I know what happens in those mystery pictures: a guy walks over to a perfectly ordinary door, opens it up, and ''zowie!'' Out falls a body, right on its kisser!

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'''Ferdie:''' Yea, well I know what happens in those mystery pictures: a guy walks over to a perfectly "perfectly ordinary door, door", opens it up, and ''zowie!'' Out falls a body, right on its kisser!
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