Page Action: Why Dont Ya Just Shoot Him
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As currently defined, Why Dont Ya Just Shoot Him
involves three main components:
- A mundane solution to a problem is available.
- A character chooses instead to use an overly elaborate or risky solution.
- A different character points out the availability of the mundane solution.
A sample of 51 wicks to Why Dont Ya Just Shoot Him
found 66.67% of wicks were incorrect
(i.e. missing one or more of the above components). Tropers tend to misuse it as a personal catchphrase—wicking or potholing it to describe any situation where they personally wonder "Why don't you just shoot him?". Generally, these are situations already covered by Bond Villain Stupidity
and Complexity Addiction
Why Dont Ya Just Shoot Him
inbound links, so completely eliminating that wiki word is neither desirable nor practical.
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Total number of votes: 28