History ThirdPersonPerson / RealLife

6th Dec '17 5:30:47 PM nombretomado
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** "This is Rickey, calling on behalf of Rickey." -- Allegedly, the beginning of a message left by Major League Baseball Hall-of-Famer Rickey Henderson. DavidCross spoofed the hell out of this one.

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** "This is Rickey, calling on behalf of Rickey." -- Allegedly, the beginning of a message left by Major League Baseball Hall-of-Famer Rickey Henderson. DavidCross Creator/DavidCross spoofed the hell out of this one.
2nd Sep '17 11:29:43 PM Luppercus
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* Creator/SalvadorDali referred to himself as Dalí, all the time --in his videos, at least--.
* Ecuador's President Abdalá Bucaram always refers to himself as "Bucaram", in public at least. He was impeached and removed from office for psychiatric reasons by the way.
29th Jun '17 8:04:16 PM DustSnitch
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* A standard literary practice when most of the Biblical Old Testament was written. New Testament books that are not letters written in direct address use this as well (at least, most Bible scholars believe that John refers to himself when mentioning "the disciple whom Jesus loved").
** For that matter, {{Jesus}} often referred to Himself as "The Son of Man" while prophesying.
*** Some Christian scholars believe it was actually a title he used to establish himself as THE Christ and the son of, not just any man but THE man, God himself. This is of course, subject to a great deal of interpretation.

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* A standard literary practice when most of the Biblical Old Testament was written. New Testament books that are not letters written in direct address use this as well (at least, most Bible scholars believe that John refers to himself when mentioning "the disciple whom Jesus loved").
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loved"). For that matter, {{Jesus}} UsefulNotes/{{Jesus}} often referred to Himself as "The Son of Man" while prophesying.
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prophesying. Some Christian scholars believe it was actually a title he used to establish himself as THE Christ and the son of, not just any man but THE man, God himself. This is of course, subject to a great deal of interpretation.
19th Jun '17 1:01:39 PM Piterpicher
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*** Dole himself appeared after the failure of his campaign to talk to his SNL impersonator NormMacdonald, [[SelfDeprecation in the process mocking his own tendency to do this.]]

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*** Dole himself appeared after the failure of his campaign to talk to his SNL impersonator NormMacdonald, Creator/NormMacDonald, [[SelfDeprecation in the process mocking his own tendency to do this.]]
26th Mar '17 1:26:14 PM nombretomado
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* Apparently OdaNobunaga had a habit of doing this--or, at least, he's depicted as doing so in many depictions of him.

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* Apparently OdaNobunaga UsefulNotes/OdaNobunaga had a habit of doing this--or, at least, he's depicted as doing so in many depictions of him.
21st Oct '16 10:48:24 AM Morgenthaler
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* "[[JosefStalin Comrade Stalin]] has been told that" Comrade Stalin often spoke in third person. Comrade Stalin also enjoyed quoting Comrade Stalin, in this form.

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* "[[JosefStalin "[[UsefulNotes/JosefStalin Comrade Stalin]] has been told that" Comrade Stalin often spoke in third person. Comrade Stalin also enjoyed quoting Comrade Stalin, in this form.
11th Oct '16 8:12:02 PM BookReaderUSA
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* Creator/DonaldTrump often does this, ''especially'' when talking about his businesses.
15th Jul '16 3:08:21 PM Anorgil
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* [[Creator/GaiusJuliusCaesar Julius Caesar's]] autobiographical ''Literature/CommentariesOnTheGallicWar'' and ''The Civil War'' are written in this fashion. Despite (or perhaps ''because of'') having an ego roughly the size of the Campus Martius, Caesar chose third person to disguise his heavily biased propaganda efforts as balanced, dispassionate histories. As a result, fictional portrayals often have him do this while speaking (such as Shakespeare's Theater/JuliusCaesar).

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* [[Creator/GaiusJuliusCaesar Julius Caesar's]] autobiographical ''Literature/CommentariesOnTheGallicWar'' and ''The Civil War'' are written in this fashion. Despite (or perhaps ''because of'') having an ego roughly the size of the Campus Martius, Caesar chose third person to disguise his heavily biased propaganda efforts as balanced, dispassionate histories. As a result, fictional portrayals often have him do this while speaking (such as Shakespeare's Theater/JuliusCaesar).Theatre/JuliusCaesar).
15th Jul '16 3:07:49 PM Anorgil
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* [[Creator/GaiusJuliusCaesar Julius Caesar's]] autobiographical ''Literature/CommentariesOnTheGallicWar'' and ''The Civil War'' are written in this fashion. Despite (or perhaps ''because of'') having an ego roughly the size of the Campus Martius, Caesar chose third person to disguise his heavily biased propaganda efforts as balanced, dispassionate histories. As a result, fictional portrayals often have him do this while speaking.

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* [[Creator/GaiusJuliusCaesar Julius Caesar's]] autobiographical ''Literature/CommentariesOnTheGallicWar'' and ''The Civil War'' are written in this fashion. Despite (or perhaps ''because of'') having an ego roughly the size of the Campus Martius, Caesar chose third person to disguise his heavily biased propaganda efforts as balanced, dispassionate histories. As a result, fictional portrayals often have him do this while speaking.speaking (such as Shakespeare's Theater/JuliusCaesar).
27th May '16 2:55:44 PM Aquila89
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* [[Creator/GaiusJuliusCaesar Julius Caesar's]] autobiographical ''Literature/CommentariesOnTheGallicWar'' and ''The Civil War'' are written in this fashion. Despite (or perhaps ''because of'') having an ego roughly the size of the Campus Martius, Caesar chose third person to disguise his heavily biased propaganda efforts as balanced, dispassionate histories.

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* [[Creator/GaiusJuliusCaesar Julius Caesar's]] autobiographical ''Literature/CommentariesOnTheGallicWar'' and ''The Civil War'' are written in this fashion. Despite (or perhaps ''because of'') having an ego roughly the size of the Campus Martius, Caesar chose third person to disguise his heavily biased propaganda efforts as balanced, dispassionate histories. As a result, fictional portrayals often have him do this while speaking.
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