History Quotes / TakeAThirdOption

28th Jan '17 4:33:59 AM WillyFourEyes
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'''Proctee''': You pass. Go through the left door to the next stage.[[note]]This is notable for being a trick question. Any candidate who answers either mother or the beloved do go through, but they are immediately failed. As the real purpose of the question was to see what happens if such situation does happen in real[[/note]].\\

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'''Proctee''': You pass. Go through the left door to the next stage.[[note]]This is notable for being a trick question. Any candidate who answers either mother or the beloved do go through, but they are immediately failed. As the real purpose of the question was to see what happens if such situation does happen in real[[/note]].real life[[/note]].\\



'''Neo:''' That's why it's going to work.

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'''Neo:''' [[CrazyEnoughToWork That's why it's going to work.work]].



'''Judy''': …'''yes'''.

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'''Judy''': …'''yes'''.…'''[[MathematiciansAnswer yes]]'''.



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->"Cake or death?"\\
"Um...cake, please."\\
"Well, we're ''out of cake!'' We only had three bits, and we didn't expect such a rush. So what do you want?"\\
"So my choice is 'or death?' Well, I'll have the chicken then, please."
-->--'''Creator/EddieIzzard'''
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-->-- ''WebVideo/YuGiOhTheAbridgedSeries''

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-->-- ''WebVideo/YuGiOhTheAbridgedSeries''
''WebVideo/YuGiOhTheAbridgedSeries'', Episode 51: "The Death of Tristan Taylor"
10th Jan '17 2:10:21 AM infernape612
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->''Adam Jensen, forced to choose between diverting some poison gas to kill hundreds of innocent civilians or a whistleblower who can stop the whole villainous operation, [[spoiler:finds and destroys a hidden valve to shut off the gas entirely]]''\\
'''???''': Obaldet! The toxicity level is dropping! You found a way to save everyone, bratan!\\
''Achievement Unlocked: All of the Above''
-->-- ''VideoGame/DeusExHumanRevolution''
10th Jan '17 2:02:50 AM infernape612
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2nd Jan '17 1:36:11 AM kuchiki222
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-->--'''Manga/{{HunterXHunter Hunter X Hunter}}'''

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-->--'''Manga/{{HunterXHunter Hunter -->--'''Manga/{{Hunter X Hunter}}'''
2nd Jan '17 1:35:31 AM kuchiki222
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'''Proctee''': You pass. Go through the left door to the next stage.[[note]]This is notable for being a trick question. Any candidate who answers either mother or the beloved do go through, but they are immediately failed. As the real purpose of the question was to see what happens if such situation does happen in real[[/note]], '''Manga/{{HunterXHunter}}'''

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'''Proctee''': You pass. Go through the left door to the next stage.[[note]]This is notable for being a trick question. Any candidate who answers either mother or the beloved do go through, but they are immediately failed. As the real purpose of the question was to see what happens if such situation does happen in real[[/note]], '''Manga/{{HunterXHunter}}'''
real[[/note]].\\
-->--'''Manga/{{HunterXHunter Hunter X Hunter}}'''
2nd Jan '17 1:33:37 AM kuchiki222
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->'''Hunter Exam Proctee''': Your mom and your beloved are dying. You have time to save one. Who will you save?\\
'''Gon''': silent and watching furiously at the lady...\\
'''Proctee''': You pass. Go through the left door to the next stage.[[note]]This is notable for being a trick question. Any candidate who answers either mother or the beloved do go through, but they are immediately failed. As the real purpose of the question was to see what happens if such situation does happen in real[[/note]], '''Manga/{{HunterXHunter}}'''



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8th Nov '16 6:24:24 PM zequeins
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->'''[[ThePhilosopher Kimblee]]''': You would have no trouble escaping this situation with the stone at your beck and call. And once you were in a safe place, you could BOTH have your old bodies back. That's how your whole journey was supposed to end, wasn't it?\\
'''Alphonse''': ...But then we wouldn't save everyone else.\\
'''Kimblee''': "The greater good." [[EquivalentExchange You can't gain something without sacrificing something else.]]\\
'''Alphonse''': I wonder... Why are there only two choices? [[ScrewThisImOuttaHere "Save yourself and abandon everyone else."]] [[HeroicSacrifice "Give up on returning to normal and save the world."]] Why are those the only options? Why can't I choose "Save the world AND get our original bodies back?"\\
'''Kimblee''': I see. Experiment thoroughly enough, and you may discover NEW laws that the world must then abide by. [[DeconstructedTrope That would mean there is a FOURTH option...]] [[DownerEnding "You lose your chance to return to normal, AND you fail to save the world."]]

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3rd Oct '16 3:47:20 AM DoctorNemesis
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->My vengeance will be neither swift nor entertaining! I will mete it out over decades, so that you will wonder if the misery in your life is manifest, the machinations of Leonardo Leonardo, or… some third thing. Good day!

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->My vengeance will be neither swift nor entertaining! I will mete it out over decades, so that you will wonder if the misery in your life is manifest, manifest or the machinations of Leonardo Leonardo, or… Leonardo! Or… some third thing. Good day!
10th May '16 11:44:11 AM Tacitus
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->Since we can't do the one thing and we can't do the other thing, then all we have to do is think of a third thing that makes everyone happy.
-->-- '''Fozzie''', ''Series/TheMuppets''




->Since we can't do the one thing and we can't do the other thing, then all we have to do is think of a third thing that makes everyone happy.
-->--'''Fozzie''', ''Series/TheMuppets''



->I am Andrew Ryan, and I'm here to ask you a question: Is a man not entitled to the sweat of his brow?\\
"No!" says [[TheGovernment the man in Washington]], "it belongs to the poor."\\
"No!" says [[ThePope the man in the Vatican]], "it belongs to God."\\
"No!" says [[DirtyCommies the man in Moscow]], "it belongs to everyone!"\\
I rejected those answers. Instead, I chose something different. I chose the impossible. I chose... [[UnderwaterCity RAPTURE!]] A city where the artist would not fear the censor, where the scientist would not be bound by petty morality, where the great would not be constrained by the small! And with the sweat of your brow, Rapture can become your city as well.
-->-- ''{{Videogame/BioShock|1}}''




->''I am Andrew Ryan, and I'm here to ask you a question: Is a man not entitled to the sweat of his brow? 'No!' says the man in Washington, 'It belongs to the poor.' 'No!' says the man in the Vatican, 'It belongs to God.' 'No!' says the man in Moscow, 'It belongs to everyone!' I rejected those answers. Instead, I chose something different. I chose the impossible. I chose... RAPTURE.''
-->-- ''Andrew Ryan'', {{Videogame/BioShock}}



->'''King of Omashu''': Your final test is a duel. And, as a special treat, you may choose your opponent. (''two muscular warriors enter'') Point and choose.\\
'''Aang''': So you're saying whoever I point to... that's the person I get to fight?\\
'''King of Omashu''': Choose wisely…\\
'''Aang''': I… choose… you! (''points at the king'')\\
'''King of Omashu''': [[SubvertedTrope Hmhm…]] [[AuthorityEqualsAsskicking WRONG CHOICE!!!]] (''removes his cloak to reveal a muscular body, then sends Aang flying 50 feet into the air'')
-->-- ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender''



-->-- ''WesternAnimation/BatmanTheAnimatedSeries'': "Almost Got 'im"

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-->-- ''WesternAnimation/BatmanTheAnimatedSeries'': ''WesternAnimation/BatmanTheAnimatedSeries'', "Almost Got 'im"




->'''King of Omashu''': Your final test is a duel. And, as a special treat, you may choose your opponent. *''two muscular warriors enter''* Point and choose.\\
'''Aang''': So you're saying whoever I point to... that's the person I get to fight?\\
'''King of Omashu''': Choose wisely…\\
'''Aang''': I… choose… you! *''points at the king''*\\
'''King of Omashu''': [[SubvertedTrope Hmhm…]] [[AuthorityEqualsAsskicking WRONG CHOICE!!!]] *''removes his cloak to reveal a muscular body, then sends Aang flying 50 feet into the air''*
-->-- ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender''
22nd Apr '16 8:24:53 PM AcePedro
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->''I am Andrew Ryan, and I'm here to ask you a question: Is a man not entitled to the sweat of his brow? 'No!' says the man in Washington, 'It belongs to the poor.' 'No!' says the man in the Vatican, 'It belongs to God.' 'No!' says the man in Moscow, 'It belongs to everyone!' I rejected those answers. Instead, I chose something different. I chose the impossible. I chose... RAPTURE.''
-->-- ''Andrew Ryan'', {{Videogame/BioShock}}
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