Hobson's Choice
Statement where one is given a choice, but can only choose one option.
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Do We Have This One??

A statement where one is seemingly given a choice of many options, but it is suffixed with a condition wherein only one choice is possible. Typically used for comedy.

From The Other Wiki: "When an apparent choice is in fact no choice at all (because there's only one option)."

Former proposed title was Single Option Proposal.

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  • Henry Ford: "Any customer can have a car painted any colour that he wants so long as it is black."
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