History Website / BadassOfTheWeek

7th Sep '17 3:44:14 AM McJeff
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** [[http://http://www.badassoftheweek.com/jackson.html Andrew Jackson]], again.

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** [[http://http://www.[[http://www.badassoftheweek.com/jackson.html Andrew Jackson]], again.
23rd Aug '17 2:16:26 PM Scorpion451
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* FluffyTheTerrible: the name of the man who saved Bulgaria by crushing multiple invasions by both the Mongols and the Byzantine Empire? [[http://www.badassoftheweek.com/index.cgi?id=84324331289 Ivajlo the Cabbage]]



* FromNobodyToNightmare - many of the badasses demonstrate that this trope can be TruthInTelevision, rising from humble beginnings to become tyrannical rulers and dreaded warlords.



* SophisticatedAsHell

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* SophisticatedAsHellSilkHidingSteel - [[http://www.badassoftheweek.com/index.cgi?id=52787309381 Wu Zetian]]'s modus operandi
* SophisticatedAsHell - the typical tone of the site, mixing detailed historical research with highly creative use of expletives.


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* TheCallKnowsWhereYouLive As it turns out, this is a surprisingly common trope among the real-life badasses profiled.
** [[http://www.badassoftheweek.com/index.cgi?id=33837513055 Mochizuki Chiyome]] founded the ''kunoichi''- an order of female ninjas and spies- to avenge the death of her husband
** [[http://www.badassoftheweek.com/index.cgi?id=84324331289 Ivajlo the Cabbage]]'s life as a pig-herder ended in the wake of a raid by the Mongolian Golden Horde- and his life as one of the most formidable military commanders in history began.
18th Jul '17 8:06:37 PM TropesForever
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* BowtiesAreCool: [[http://www.badassoftheweek.com/rusesabagina.html Paul Rusesabagina]] isn't afraid to rock the bowtie.
28th May '17 1:55:25 PM Adbot
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* {{Catchphrase}}: "Balls-out" appears often, sometimes multiple times in a single article. Even in the articles about women. Even in the article about the cow.

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* {{Catchphrase}}: "Balls-out" appears often, sometimes multiple times in a single article. Even in the articles about women. Even in the article about the cow.cow, and ''especially'' in the article about [[http://www.badassoftheweek.com/index.cgi?id=16999521462 Buck Shelford]], where the author could use the phrase [[GroinAttack literally]].
16th Feb '17 8:42:09 PM SpikesHigh
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** Jan Žižka - The man who fought off three crusades with an army of peasants and never once lost a battle.
16th Feb '17 8:38:53 PM SpikesHigh
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** Jan Žižka, "Jan the One-Eyed"
11th Jan '17 7:31:20 PM JohnPaulJones
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** [[http://www.badassoftheweek.com/index.cgi?id=467123511541 John Paul Jones]] fought a hours long battle with aBritish 50 gun warship after his own vessel had been shot to shit and lost most of it's crew and armament. When asked if he had struck his flag Jones replied, "I have not yet begun to fight!"
11th Jan '17 7:16:06 PM JohnPaulJones
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* WoodenShipsAndIronMen: [[http://badassoftheweek.com/johnpauljones.html John Paul Jones]] hasn't begun to fight and intends to go into harm's way.


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* WoodenShipsAndIronMen: [[http://badassoftheweek.com/johnpauljones.html John Paul Jones]] hasn't begun to fight, and he intends to go into harm's way.
** Iron woman [[http://www.badassoftheweek.com/index.cgi?id=329819625394 Grace O'Malley]] pirate queen.
** [[http://www.badassoftheweek.com/index.cgi?id=420115219989 Sir Francis Drake]]
** [[http://www.badassoftheweek.com/index.cgi?id=579429818534 Michiel De Ruyter]] sailed up the Thames to burn the shit out of the Royal Navy.
** [[http://www.badassoftheweek.com/index.cgi?id=136867521431 Felix Von Luckner]] managed to be one of these during World War One!
** [[http://www.badassoftheweek.com/index.cgi?id=234593721988 Hell Roaring Healy]] one point for the USCG.
11th Jan '17 7:04:46 PM JohnPaulJones
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* WoodenShipsAndIronMen: John Paul Jones hasn't begun to fight and intends to go into harm's way.

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* WoodenShipsAndIronMen: [[http://badassoftheweek.com/johnpauljones.html John Paul Jones Jones]] hasn't begun to fight and intends to go into harm's way.
11th Jan '17 7:02:23 PM JohnPaulJones
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* WoodenShipsAndIronMen: John Paul Jones hasn't begun to fight and intends to go into harm's way.
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