History Quotes / MillionToOneChance

3rd Jul '17 12:27:51 AM Nintendoman01
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->'''Alfred''': You're gonna go to war?\\
'''Bruce''': That son of a bitch brought the war to us two years ago. Jesus, Alfred, count the dead: thousands of people. What's next? Millions? He has the power to wipe out the entire human race, and if we believe there's even a one percent chance that he is our enemy, we have to take it as an ''absolute'' certainty... and we have to destroy him.
-->--''Film/BatmanVSupermanDawnOfJustice''
28th May '17 7:56:50 PM Az_Tech341
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->''Have you ever '''met''' a proctologist? Well, they usually have a very good sense of humor. You meet a proctologist at a party, don't walk away, '''plant''' yourself there, because you will hear the funniest stories you've ever heard! See, no one wants to admit to them that they '''stuck''' something [[AssShove up there]]. Never. It's '''always''' an accident. Every proctologist story ends in the same way: 'It was a million to one shot, Doc! Million to one!'"''

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->''Have ->''"Have you ever '''met''' a proctologist? Well, they usually have a very good sense of humor. You meet a proctologist at a party, don't walk away, '''plant''' yourself there, because you will hear the funniest stories you've ever heard! See, no one wants to admit to them that they '''stuck''' something [[AssShove up there]]. Never. It's '''always''' an accident. Every proctologist story ends in the same way: 'It was a million to one shot, Doc! Million to one!'"''


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->"Great shot, kid! That was one-in-a-million!"
-->--[[AntiHero Han]] [[AcePilot Solo]] [[LampshadeHanging lampshades]] the trope in ''Film/StarWarsANewHope''
28th May '17 7:52:02 PM Az_Tech341
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->'''Vaarsuvius:''' I estimate no greater than a 10% chance of [Qarr] being able to summon another devil. Further, even if he were successful, the majority of devils that might possibly respond are well within an accepted range of difficult for the forces we have arranged here. [...] The chance of him summoning a devil that would actually put us in mortal danger is infinitesimally low.
->'''Elan:''' So it's like a million-to-one chance? [...] TAKE COVER!
->'''BigRedDevil:''' RAAAWWRRR!!!
->'''Elan:''' A 10% chance is unlikely, but everyone knows that a million-to-one chance is a sure thing!
->'''Vaarsuvius:''' And once again, Probability proves itself willing to sneak into a back alley and service Drama as would a copper-piece harlot.

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->'''Vaarsuvius:''' ->'''Vaarsuvius''': I estimate no greater than a 10% chance of [Qarr] being able to summon another devil. Further, even if he were successful, the majority of devils that might possibly respond are well within an accepted range of difficult for the forces we have arranged here. [...] The chance of him summoning a devil that would actually put us in mortal danger is infinitesimally low.
->'''Elan:''' ->'''Elan''': So it's like a million-to-one chance? [...] chance?
->'''Vaarsuvius''': Well, not precisely, but chances are certainly in the vicinity of-
->'''Elan''':
TAKE COVER!
->'''BigRedDevil:''' ->'''BigRedDevil''': RAAAWWRRR!!!
->'''Elan:''' ->'''Elan''': A 10% chance is unlikely, but everyone knows that a million-to-one chance is a sure thing!
->'''Vaarsuvius:''' ->'''Vaarsuvius''': And once again, Probability proves itself willing to sneak into a back alley and service Drama as would a copper-piece harlot.
28th May '17 7:46:28 PM Az_Tech341
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-> "Give it your best shot! I am 100% certain you're returning from this battle, Travis. ...In a body bag."
-->--'''Sylvia''', offering her usual "words of encouragement" before every[[note]]this was the third. She actually makes the odds ''less'' supportive as time goes on, but suddenly becomes nice at two points[[/note]] boss battle, in ''VideoGame/NoMoreHeroes''.
30th Apr '17 2:59:35 PM Siempie
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->''[[AC: I know things look bleak, but that crazy man down there was right. [[MakesSenseInContext Let's NOT take]] [[WhenLifeGivesYouLemons these lemons!]] We are going to march right back upstairs and MAKE [[spoiler: him]] put me back in my body! And [[spoiler: he]]'ll probably kill us, because [[spoiler: he]]'s INCREDIBLY powerful and I have NO plan!]]\\

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->''[[AC: I know things look bleak, but that crazy man down there was right. [[MakesSenseInContext Let's NOT take]] [[WhenLifeGivesYouLemons these lemons!]] We are going to march right back upstairs and MAKE [[spoiler: him]] him put me back in my body! And [[spoiler: he]]'ll he'll probably kill us, because [[spoiler: he]]'s he's INCREDIBLY powerful and I have NO plan!]]\\
30th Apr '17 2:58:01 PM Siempie
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->''[[AC: I know things look bleak, but that crazy man down there was right. [[MakesSenseInContext Let's NOT take]] [[WhenLifeGivesYouLemons these lemons!]] We are going to march right back upstairs and MAKE [[spoiler: him]] put me back in my body! And [[spoiler: he]]'ll probably kill us, because [[spoiler: he]]'s INCREDIBLY powerful and I have NO plan!]]\\
''{{Beat}}''\\
[[AC: Wow. I'm not going to lie to you, the odds are a million to one and that's with some generous rounding. Still, LET'S GET MAD! If we're going to explode, let's at LEAST explode with some DIGNITY!]]''
-->-- '''[=GLaDOS=]''', ''Videogame/Portal2''
22nd Jul '16 7:02:06 PM AuraXtreme
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->''And once again, Probability proves itself willing to sneak into a back alley and service Drama as would a copper-piece harlot.''
-->-- '''Vaarsuvius''', ''Webcomic/TheOrderOfTheStick''

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->''And ->'''Vaarsuvius:''' I estimate no greater than a 10% chance of [Qarr] being able to summon another devil. Further, even if he were successful, the majority of devils that might possibly respond are well within an accepted range of difficult for the forces we have arranged here. [...] The chance of him summoning a devil that would actually put us in mortal danger is infinitesimally low.
->'''Elan:''' So it's like a million-to-one chance? [...] TAKE COVER!
->'''BigRedDevil:''' RAAAWWRRR!!!
->'''Elan:''' A 10% chance is unlikely, but everyone knows that a million-to-one chance is a sure thing!
->'''Vaarsuvius:''' And
once again, Probability proves itself willing to sneak into a back alley and service Drama as would a copper-piece harlot.''
harlot.
-->-- '''Vaarsuvius''', ''Webcomic/TheOrderOfTheStick''
29th Mar '16 4:50:24 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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-->--''GurrenLagann'' Episode 22

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-->--''GurrenLagann'' -->--''Anime/TengenToppaGurrenLagann'' Episode 22
14th Mar '16 2:02:17 PM TheCuza
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-->'''Kramer''', ''Series/{{Seinfeld}}'', "The Fusilli Jerry"

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-->'''Kramer''', -->-- '''Kramer''', ''Series/{{Seinfeld}}'', "The Fusilli Jerry"
14th Mar '16 2:02:03 PM TheCuza
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->''Have you ever '''met''' a proctologist? Well, they usually have a very good sense of humor. You meet a proctologist at a party, don't walk away, '''plant''' yourself there, because you will hear the funniest stories you've ever heard! See, no one wants to admit to them that they '''stuck''' something [[AssShove up there]]. Never. It's '''always''' an accident. Every proctologist story ends in the same way: 'It was a million to one shot, Doc! Million to one!'"''
-->'''Kramer''', ''Series/{{Seinfeld}}'', "The Fusilli Jerry"
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