History Quotes / TakeAThirdOption

9th May '18 4:25:26 AM CashSloth
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->None of this works for me. Give me a third option.
-->-- '''ComicBook/CaptainAmerica''', ''Ultimate Comics: The Ultimates''
22nd Apr '18 12:14:02 PM Siempie
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->'''Steve:''' You're not the guy to make a sacrifice play. To lay down on a wire and let the other guy crawl over you.\\
'''Tony:''' I think I would just cut the wire.
-->-- ''Film/TheAvengers2012''
17th Feb '18 2:04:51 AM nombretomado
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"No!" says [[ThePope the man in the Vatican]], "it belongs to God!"\\

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"No!" says [[ThePope [[UsefulNotes/ThePope the man in the Vatican]], "it belongs to God!"\\
29th Dec '17 2:54:54 PM jaydude
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->With the invasion over, [[ThouShaltNotKill Bruce]] and [[WellIntentionedExtremist Superman]] started fighting again. I wasn't down with either of them. On the one hand, the Regime's right; [[TheEndJustifiesTheMeans scumbag murderers and rapists deserve to die]]. But on the other hand, I'm no fan of government authority, especially the [[KnightTemplar dictatorial variety]]. So while the World's Finest fight each other, I fight for the people. The weak, the innocent, anyone who can't protect themselves. When they cry out for a saviour, I'll answer. As for the criminals who threaten them? They need to know that their actions have consequences. That the Red Hood is coming for them.
-->-- '''Red Hood''' narrating his arcade ending in ''[[VideoGame/Injustice2 Injustice 2]]''
22nd Dec '17 6:09:48 PM MyManHerc
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->If someone can't handle an unpleasant truth? '''Lie''' to them. If somone won't listen to reason? '''Make''' them. If people don't choose to live peaceably—don't give them a '''choice.''' If you don't like the rules—'''change the game.'''
-->-- '''Tarvek Sturmvoraus''', ''Webcomic/GirlGenius''
26th Sep '17 5:07:25 PM Tacitus
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"No!" says [[TheGovernment the man in Washington]], "it belongs to the poor."\\
"No!" says [[ThePope the man in the Vatican]], "it belongs to God."\\

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"No!" says [[TheGovernment the man in Washington]], "it belongs to the poor."\\
poor!"\\
"No!" says [[ThePope the man in the Vatican]], "it belongs to God."\\God!"\\



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.

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I rejected those answers. Instead, I chose something different. I chose the impossible. I chose... [[UnderwaterCity RAPTURE!]] A city where [[MadArtist the artist would not fear the censor, censor,]] where [[ForScience the scientist would not be bound by petty morality, morality,]] where [[TheSocialDarwinist the great would not be constrained by the small! small!]] And with the sweat of your brow, Rapture can become your city as well.



->'''???:''' Tought choice ahead of you, ''bratan''. The prisoners... or whistleblower. You can't save both.\\
'''Jenson:''' Wha- the hacker, from the ship. You've been listening this whole time?\\

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->'''???:''' Tought Tough choice ahead of you, ''bratan''. The prisoners... or whistleblower. You can't save both.\\
'''Jenson:''' '''Jensen:''' Wha- the hacker, from the ship. You've been listening this whole time?\\



'''Jenson:''' Someone dies faster.\\

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'''Jenson:''' '''Jensen:''' Someone dies faster.\\



(''instead, Jenson [[spoiler:crawls into the air ducts and destroys a hidden valve to shut off the gas entirely]]'')\\

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(''instead, Jenson Jensen [[spoiler:crawls into the air ducts and destroys a hidden valve to shut off the gas entirely]]'')\\device pumping the gas]]'')\\
26th Sep '17 1:01:32 PM Tacitus
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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 life[[/note]].\\
-->--'''Manga/{{Hunter X Hunter}}'''




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-->-- ''Manga/FullmetalAlchemist''

->'''Hunter Exam Proctee''': Your mom and your beloved are dying. You have time to save one. Who will you save?\\
'''Gon''': (''silent and glaring 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 life[[/note]].
-->-- ''Manga/{{Hunter X Hunter}}''



-->-- '''ComicBook/CaptainAtom''', ''ComicBook/CaptainAtom: Armageddon''

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-->-- '''ComicBook/CaptainAtom''', ''ComicBook/CaptainAtom: ''Captain Atom: Armageddon''



->'''Buttercup:''' And to think... all this time [[PoisonedChaliceSwitcheroo it was your cup that was poisoned]].\\
'''The Man in Black:''' [[TakeAThirdOption They were both poisoned.]] [[CrazyPrepared I spent the last few years]] building up an immunity to iocane powder.
-->-- ''Film/ThePrincessBride''

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->'''Buttercup:''' And to think... all this time [[PoisonedChaliceSwitcheroo it was your cup that was poisoned]].\\
'''The Man in Black:''' [[TakeAThirdOption They were both poisoned.]] [[CrazyPrepared I spent the last few years]] building up an immunity to iocane powder.
-->-- ''Film/ThePrincessBride''



->There is a third option. It involves… '''[[MurderIsTheBestSolution murder]]'''.

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->There is a third option. It involves… '''[[MurderIsTheBestSolution murder]]'''.involves... ''[[MurderIsTheBestSolution murder]]''.



->Then I will execute the [[CoupDeGrace Law]]. I have no tribe… and [[PunctuatedForEmphasis no one is]] [[CycleOfRevenge offended.]]

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->Then I will execute the [[CoupDeGrace Law]]. I have no tribe… tribe... and [[PunctuatedForEmphasis no one is]] [[CycleOfRevenge offended.]]



->'''Trinity:''' Neo… nobody has ever done anything like this before.\\

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->'''Trinity:''' Neo… Neo... nobody has ever done anything like this before.\\



->'''Buttercup:''' And to think... all this time [[PoisonedChaliceSwitcheroo it was your cup that was poisoned]].\\
'''The Man in Black:''' They were both poisoned. [[CrazyPrepared I spent the last few years]] building up an immunity to iocane powder.
-->-- ''Film/ThePrincessBride''



'''Tyrion:''' …can I drink myself to death on the road to Meereen?

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'''Tyrion:''' …can '''Tyrion:''' ...can I drink myself to death on the road to Meereen?



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

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









"Um...cake, please."\\

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"Um... cake, please."\\



-->--'''Creator/EddieIzzard'''

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-->--'''Creator/EddieIzzard'''-->-- '''Creator/EddieIzzard'''



->'''Bard''': All right… I've made my choice.\\

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->'''Bard''': All right… right... I've made my choice.\\



'''Bard''': A very logical choice… me.

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'''Bard''': A very logical choice… choice... me.



->'''???:''' Tought choice ahead of you, ''bratan''. The prisoners... or whistleblower. You can't save both.\\
'''Jenson:''' Wha- the hacker, from the ship. You've been listening this whole time?\\
'''???:''' Like ''detka'' said, "Everything's connected." Right now, [[DeadlyGas the gas]] is set to disperse evenly between the prison and the lab. All you can do in here is redirect flow out of one area, into the other. Do nothing, everybody dies. Do something...\\
'''Jenson:''' Someone dies faster.\\
'''???:''' Precisely. But if you want to bring down Belltower, the choice is clear.\\
(''instead, Jenson [[spoiler:crawls into the air ducts 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''



'''Riku:''' No… The road to dawn.

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'''Riku:''' No… No... The road to dawn.



'''Kain:''' Apparently so. But suppose you throw a coin enough times. Suppose one day… it lands on its ''[[HeadsTailsEdge edge.]]''

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'''Kain:''' Apparently so. But suppose you throw a coin enough times. Suppose one day… day... it lands on its ''[[HeadsTailsEdge edge.]]''



->'''Liu Kang:''' Ermac…\\

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->'''Liu Kang:''' Ermac…\\Ermac...\\



->''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''


















'''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'')

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'''Aang''': So you're saying [[ExactWords whoever I point to... that's the person I get to fight?\\
fight?]]\\
'''King of Omashu''': Choose wisely…\\
wisely...\\
'''Aang''': I… choose… I... choose... you! (''points at the king'')\\
'''King of Omashu''': [[SubvertedTrope Hmhm…]] Hmhm...]] [[AuthorityEqualsAsskicking WRONG CHOICE!!!]] (''removes his cloak to reveal a muscular body, then sends Aang flying 50 feet into the air'')



->'''Batman:''' I've made my choice… ''none of the above!''\\

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->'''Batman:''' I've made my choice… choice... ''none of the above!''\\



->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 or 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 or the machinations of Leonardo Leonardo! Or… Or... some third thing. Good day!


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->There's always a third way, and it's not a combination of the other two ways. It's a ''different'' way.
-->-- '''David Carradine'''


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7th Sep '17 8:47:27 AM SeptimusHeap
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-->-- '''[[VideoGame/{{Half-Life}} Gordon Freeman]]''', ''Machinima/FreemansMind''

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-->-- '''[[VideoGame/{{Half-Life}} '''[[VideoGame/HalfLife Gordon Freeman]]''', ''Machinima/FreemansMind''
7th Aug '17 4:26:12 PM TitaniumDragon
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->'''Buttercup:''' And to think... all this time [[PoisonedChaliceSwitcheroo it was your cup that was poisoned]].\\
'''The Man in Black:''' [[TakeAThirdOption They were both poisoned.]] [[CrazyPrepared I spent the last few years]] building up an immunity to iocane powder.
-->-- ''Film/ThePrincessBride''
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]]'''.



[[folder:Stand-Up Comedy]]
->"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'''
[[/folder]]



-->-- ''WebVideo/YuGiOhTheAbridgedSeries''

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-->-- ''WebVideo/YuGiOhTheAbridgedSeries''
''WebVideo/YuGiOhTheAbridgedSeries'', Episode 51: "The Death of Tristan Taylor"
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