History Website / BadassOfTheWeek

21st Feb '18 6:46:07 PM Anorgil
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* AmazonBrigade: The White Tights

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* AmazonBrigade: The White TightsTights and the Dahomey Amazons
1st Dec '17 2:17:27 PM smasll_lordvoice
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* BadassNative: ''Too many to list.''
1st Dec '17 2:13:23 PM smasll_lordvoice
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* BadassGay:
** [[http://www.badassoftheweek.com/lamaupin.html Julie d'Aubigny]]
** [[http://www.badassoftheweek.com/alcibiades.html Alciabiades]]
** [[http://www.badassoftheweek.com/davinci.html Da Vinci]]
** [[http://badassoftheweek.com/index.cgi?id=29009176046 Two for the price of one!]]
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!"
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