History Recap / TintinTheBrokenEar

25th Jul '17 7:35:55 AM fruitstripegum
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* {{Ventriloquism}}: Ridgewell saves him and Tintin out of a sticky situation by using this technique.

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* {{Ventriloquism}}: Ridgewell saves him gets himself and Tintin out of a sticky situation by using this technique.
25th Jul '17 7:32:46 AM fruitstripegum
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* MistakenForBadass: Tintin is about to be shot by fire squad when it turns out the weapons have been sabotaged. While they are being fixed the officer offers to have a drink with him. They both get drunk as a result and when Tintin is brought back to the firing squad, the officer didn't even bother to tie him up. While Tintin is trying to remain on his feet, he starts to sing ''Viva Alcazar'', just when a counter revolution by Alcazar troops invades. He is immediately declared a courageous hero for singing his loyalty to Alcazar while standing in front of a fire squad.

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* MistakenForBadass: Tintin is about to be shot by fire firing squad when it turns out the weapons have been sabotaged. While they are being fixed the officer offers to have a drink with him. They both get drunk as a result and when Tintin is brought back to the firing squad, the officer didn't even bother to tie him up. While Tintin is trying to remain on his feet, he starts to sing ''Viva Alcazar'', just when a counter revolution by Alcazar troops invades. He is immediately declared a courageous hero for singing his loyalty to Alcazar while standing in front of a fire firing squad.
25th Jul '17 7:32:30 AM fruitstripegum
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* MistakenForBadass: Tintin is about to be shot by fire squad when it turns out the weapons have been sabotaged. While they are being fixed the officer offers him to have a drink. They both get drunk as a result and when Tintin is brought back to the fire squad the officer didn't even bother to tie him up. While Tintin is trying to remain on his feet he starts to sing ''Viva Alcazar'', just when a counter revolution by Alcazar troops invades. He is immediately declared a courageous hero for singing his loyalty to Alcazar while standing in front of a fire squad.

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* MistakenForBadass: Tintin is about to be shot by fire squad when it turns out the weapons have been sabotaged. While they are being fixed the officer offers him to have a drink. drink with him. They both get drunk as a result and when Tintin is brought back to the fire squad firing squad, the officer didn't even bother to tie him up. While Tintin is trying to remain on his feet feet, he starts to sing ''Viva Alcazar'', just when a counter revolution by Alcazar troops invades. He is immediately declared a courageous hero for singing his loyalty to Alcazar while standing in front of a fire squad.
25th Jul '17 7:29:30 AM fruitstripegum
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* CreatorProvincialism: The Amazonian Indians speaks a heavily distorted, but still recognizable version of the Marol dialect, spoken by Flemish people in Brussels. Hergé's mother was Flemish and he remembered her speaking it when he was little.

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* CreatorProvincialism: The Amazonian Indians speaks speak a heavily distorted, but still recognizable version of the Marol dialect, spoken by Flemish people in Brussels. Hergé's mother was Flemish and he remembered her speaking it when he was little.
25th Jul '17 7:28:58 AM fruitstripegum
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* DraggedOffToHell: [[spoiler: Alonso and Ramon after being drowned are seeing dragged by demons presumably to hell.]] One of the few surreal events in the series. It may count as an EarlyInstallmentWeirdness.

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* DraggedOffToHell: [[spoiler: Alonso and Ramon after being drowned are seeing seen being dragged by demons off demons, presumably to hell.]] One of the few surreal events in the series. It may count as an EarlyInstallmentWeirdness.
26th May '17 12:22:44 PM Redmess
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* {{Bowdlerize}}: In the Nelvana animated adaptation, the fetish is referred to as an idol, [[HaveAGayOldTime due to fetish having a VERY different meaning. ]]

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* {{Bowdlerize}}: In the Nelvana animated adaptation, the fetish is referred to as an idol, [[HaveAGayOldTime due to fetish having a VERY different meaning. ]]]] The Dutch version subverts this, though, and calls it a fetish anyway.
27th Nov '16 2:42:33 PM Wikipetzi
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* AssassinOutclassin: one RunningGag is the recurrent assassination attempts of General Alcazar by a masked bomber, who is strongly hinted as being Colonel-demoted-to-Corporal Diaz. The attempts all fail miserably, the bomber usually being HoistByHisOwnPetard.


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* HoistByHisOwnPetard: see AssassinOutclassin above.


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** Also see AssassinOutclassin above.
2nd Jul '16 11:56:38 PM JackG
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** Tintin is framed when he refuses to go along with the WarForFunAndProfit scheme.

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** Tintin is framed when as a revolutionary by the people he's chasing. When he becomes Alcazar's aide instead and refuses to go along with the WarForFunAndProfit scheme.scheme, he's framed again and has to flee the country.
2nd Jul '16 11:55:01 PM JackG
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* NiceJobBreakingItHero: Tintin creates the PretextForWar when he flees San Theodoros in a military vehicle, which is fired on by border guards of the country the conspirators want to invade.
2nd Jul '16 11:52:15 PM JackG
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* WronglyAccused: The Arumbayas are considered by outsiders to be savage killers, but this is likely due to people confusing them with their rivals the Rumbabas, who more than live up to the stereotype.

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* WronglyAccused: WronglyAccused:
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The Arumbayas are considered by outsiders to be savage killers, but this is likely due to people confusing them with their rivals the Rumbabas, who more than live up to the stereotype.stereotype.
** Tintin is framed when he refuses to go along with the WarForFunAndProfit scheme.
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