->"I find it a little insulting that the two of you decided to create an entire army of look-alike robots to replace G.U.N. while we were being used as babysitters!"
-->--'''Metal Sonic''', ''Webcomic/TwoEvilScientists''

->'''Leonard:''' Why are you smashing a flash-frozen banana?\\
'''Leslie:''' Because I have a bowl of Cheerios and I couldn't find a knife.
-->--''Series/TheBigBangTheory''

->'''Kiva:''' ''Oh, let me put all the processing power of this technological marvel to work'' adding up your change!\\
'''Jamie:''' ''That's the spirit!''
-->--''MegasXLR'', "All I Wanted Was A Slushie"

->'''Aperture Science Engineer:''' ''man-sized ad hoc quantum tunnel through physical space with possible applications as a shower curtain''
-->--''VideoGame/{{Portal}}''

->''I don't know what's funnier. That goofy look on Superboy's face, or the fact that the best use Martha Kent can think of to do with her super powers is house keeping...''
-->--[[http://superdickery.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=444:inappropriate-uses-of-superpowers&catid=33:weird-science-index&Itemid=37 Superdickery]]

-> You have a time machine and you use it for ... watching television?
-->--''Literature/DirkGentlysHolisticDetectiveAgency''

->'''Bobbi Anderson:''' ''It's like inventing a perpetual motion machine so your little kid won't pester you any more about changing the batteries in his toy car!''
-->--'''Stephen King''', ''The Tommyknockers''


->'''Vivian''': Huh. How'd you do that?\\
'''[[VideoGame/MegaMan1 Ice Man]]''': Do what?\\
'''Vivian''': Make that ice floe.\\
'''Ice Man''': Oh! I can generate intense cold for like ice beams and stuff.\\
'''Vivian''': Oooooooh...\\
'''Ice Man''': Yep!\\
(Ice Man freezes a corner of the pool)\\
'''Vivian''': Must come in very handy around the house!\\
'''Ice Man''': Our AC bill is really low during the summer.
-->--''Roleplay/WeAreOurAvatars''

->'''Leela:''' Wow. Superpowers! I'll be able to pack my day with twice as many humdrum activities!
-->--''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'', "Less Than Hero"

->''"The fact that I was a necromancer made it pretty funny, though; I pictured the farmer's wife standing at the kitchen window, watching me chase moles out of the vegetable garden by summoning shadow-demons from the stygian pit to curse their very souls and then turning to her husband and going: "He does know we've got a spade he can use, right?""''
-->--'''''WebAnimation/ZeroPunctuation''''' on LevelGrinding

->''"Now, if you ask me, a real human brain mapped into a computer would be more like MaxHeadroom, using his newfound power to play music videos, yammer on about golf, and probably [[TheInternetIsForPorn watch every porn flick on the Internet]] at once. Oh wait, I'm thinking of myself."''
-->--'''''Topless Robot''''' [[http://www.toplessrobot.com/2014/04/fanboy_flick_pick_transcendence_is_a_sci-fi_of_ide.php on]] ''{{Film/Transcendence}}''

->'''Maiza:''' I've never heard of a demon using [[TheOmnipotent its powers]] so frivolously.
->'''[[spoiler:Ronnie]]:''' I enjoy breaking the mold.
-->-- ''LightNovel/{{Baccano}}! 1933 - The Slash''

-> New York City alternated between delighting her with its massive buildings, multi-colored, flashing billboards, the beauty of seeing so many different skin colors and languages blending together, and then disgusting her with how completely filthy the city could be.
-> A huge sheet of dirty water splashed toward her, but she directed it away with the flick of a wrist. Being a nymph had some perks. Her [[MakingASplash affinity with water]] had matured from the time she’d been bound to a single fresh water spring in an ancient Grecian forest.
-->-- ''Rock Hard and Wet'', a supernatural romance novel

->"Ordinarily, I'd light my cigar with a match! But do I need a match now? Certainly not! Not if I have super-powers!"
-->-- '''[[Franchise/{{Superman}} Jonathan Kent]]''', ''Adventure Comics #289''
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