->''"You're dumb, the song, now die\\
You're dead, because, you're dumb\\
Oh wait, you're still, alive\\
You're still, no dumb, the less"''
-->-- '''[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JXVXyZi-fN0 The Dumb Song]]''', ''Music/{{Psychostick}}''

->''"I light my filter, then reverse it\\
And burn a mouth [[TheUnintelligible that's weak on verbs]]\\
And nouns and nouns\\
But I'm not sore\\
Everybody's stupid, that's for sure"''
-->--'''{{Music/Sparks}}''', "Everybody's Stupid"

->''"I am too stupid to LIVE!"''
-->-- '''Rebecca Howe''', ''Series/{{Cheers}}''

->''"Duuuh. You died because you were dumb."''
-->-- [[HaveANiceDeath Death message]], ''VideoGame/SpaceQuest V''

->'''Meatwad:''' ([[MakesJustAsMuchSenseInContext holding a scorpion]]): I'll eat it... if you eat it.
->'''Shake:''' All right, deal! Wait a minute... how are you gonna eat it after I eat it?
->'''Meatwad:''' Look, you eat it, then I go back in time to before the time that you eat it, then I'll eat it. [[note]]They actually do have a time machine in this episode, but it's pretty clear Meatwad's lying.[[/note]]
->'''Shake:''' Okay.
-->''(later)''
->'''Frylock:''' What's wrong with Shake?
->'''Meatwad:''' Oh, he's dead. Dumbass ate a scorpion.
-->-- ''WesternAnimation/AquaTeenHungerForce''

->''"Thoth sprang up, blood mounting darkly to his face, while his eyes flamed with the stunned fury of a man who suddenly realizes [[TooDumbToLive the full depths of a fool's swinish stupidity]]."''
-->-- '''Creator/RobertEHoward''', "[[Franchise/ConanTheBarbarian The Phoenix On The Sword]]," as Thoth-Amon realizes that Dion has his lost RingOfPower and doesn't even know it.

->''"I suppose from a creative standpoint, some characters deserve to die. Ones that lack common sense or even basic survival instinct."''
-->-- '''Abed''', ''Series/{{Community}}''

->'''Robin Hood:''' (Hiding below monks) [[WithCatlikeTread Excuse me, could you lend me a hand? You see, I'm nearly safe,]] [[LampshadeHanging but I thought I'd do something truly foolish instead and get myself killed]].
->'''Evil Monk:''' Brother, quickly, bring some rocks! There's an intruder below!
-->-- ''VideoGame/ConquestsOfTheLongbow''

->'''Zeke:''' The average human lifespan is seventy years.\\
'''Embla:''' I see.\\
'''Zeke:''' Heh. Except Ethan. If you run the data, his life expectancy comes out to ''negative'' forty years.
-->-- '''Webcomic/CtrlAltDel'''

->''"[[DuckSeasonRabbitSeason He does]] '''so''' have to [[PronounTrouble shoot me now]]! I demand that you shoot me now!"''
-->-- '''Daffy Duck''', ''WesternAnimation/RabbitSeasoning''

->''"[[DuckSeasonRabbitSeason I say it's duck season.]] [[JugglingLoadedGuns And I say fire!]]"''
-->-- '''Daffy Duck''', ''WesternAnimation/RabbitFire''

->''"Okay guys it looks like you have everything you need so I'm gonna go to bed now! Alone! Naked! And with the door unlocked! Bye!"''
-->--'''[[Manga/DeathNote Misa Amane]]''', ''[[DNAKPTS4TV Death Note: The Abridged Series (Kpts4tv)]]''

->''"Let's just say that if complete and utter chaos was lightning, he'd be the sort to stand on a hilltop in a thunderstorm wearing wet copper armour and shouting 'All gods are bastards'."''
-->-- '''Rincewind''' on Twoflower, ''Discworld/TheColourOfMagic''

->''"Murder was in fact a fairly uncommon event in [[Literature/{{Discworld}} Ankh]]-[[WretchedHive Morpork]], but there were a lot of suicides. Walking in the night-time alleyways of [[WretchedHive the Shades]] was suicide. Asking for a short beer in a [[OurDwarvesAreAllTheSame dwarf]] bar was suicide. Saying '[[SiliconBasedLife Got rocks in your head]]?' to a [[AllTrollsAreDifferent troll]] was suicide. You could commit suicide very easily, if you weren't careful."''
-->-- ''Discworld/MenAtArms'', Creator/TerryPratchett

->'''Brian Griffin:''' Who the hell buys a novelty fire extinguisher?\\
'''Peter Griffin:''' Someone who cares enough about physical comedy to [[InferredHolocaust put his whole family at serious risk]].
-->-- ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy''

->'''Freakazoid:''' Dumb, dumb, '''dumb!''' Never tell the villain how to trap you in a cage!
->'''Gutierrez:''' You probably shouldn't have helped us build it, either.
->'''Freakazoid:''' I know! '''''Dumb!'''''
-->-- ''WesternAnimation/{{Freakazoid}}''

->'''Fry:''' Wait. I know where we can get beeswax. From those giant space bees that nearly killed us, and we swore we'd never go back there.
->'''Farnsworth:''' Let's go back there!
-->-- ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}''

->[[SympathyForTheHero Poor]] [[TragicHero Ned Stark]]. Brave man, ''terrible'' judgement.
-->--'''Jaime Lannister''' on the choices of his ArchEnemy on ''Series/GameOfThrones''

->''What would it take to make a common soldier stupid enough to try his luck with [[{{Badass}} The Hound]]?''
-->--'''Tywin Lannister''', ''Series/GameOfThrones''

->''"He said he wouldn't be my friend if I didn't tell him!"''
-->-- '''Barney''', on why he revealed the player's top secret mission to the enemy in ''VideoGame/HeartOfEvil''.

->''"You remember what daddy always said. That God gave you a big sister instead of a brain."''
-->-- '''Meredith''' (to Flint), ''Series/{{Heroes}}''

->''"Pages one and two had been salvaged by a Damogran Frond Crested Eagle and had already become incorporated into an extraordinary new form of nest which the eagle had invented. It was constructed largely of papier-mache and it was virtually impossible for a newly hatched baby eagle to break out of it. The Damogran Frond Crested Eagle had heard of the notion of survival of the species but wanted no truck with it."''
-->-- ''Literature/TheHitchhikersGuideToTheGalaxy''

->''"And all the victims in these films have had their common sense glands removed."''
-->-- '''Eddie Izzard''' [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j4yrL6rc6bU on Horror Movies]]

->'''''"Defective''' microchips? I like the sound of that!"''
-->-- '''Mikey Simon''', ''WesternAnimation/KappaMikey''

->'''Ray:''' Why would I be nervous?\\
'''Lindesfarne:''' Because... I'm an insectivore.\\
'''Ray:''' What's an insectivore?\\
'''Lindesfarne:''' (whispers to Tammy) [[LampshadeHanging Not too big on self-preservation, is he]]?\\
'''Ray:''' What's self-preservation?
-->-- '''Lindesfarne''' (a hedgehog) and '''[[TheDitz Ray]]''' (a firefly) in ''WebComic/KevinAndKell''

->'''Iori Yagami:''' Geez, sorry you guys! There's no cure for stupidity!
-->-- ''[[VideoGame/TheKingOfFighters The King Of Fighters '96]]''

-> '''Link:''' Ah! Fire! My flame-proof suit isn't working!
-> '''Navi:''' That's not a fireproof suit, you just painted your regular suit red!
-> '''Link:''' But... isn't that how fireproof suits work? You know, by camouflaging me from the flames?
-> '''Navi:''' How you've managed to survive this long is a mystery to me.
-->-- ''[[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaOcarinaOfTime Ocarina of Time]]: TheAbridgedSeries'', [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ywoScf2vYU0 Episode 12]]

->'''Thief:''' Okay, Fighter, tie this rope to something sturdy so we can climb across\\
'''Fighter:''' [off-panel] Done!\\
'''Black Mage:''' Why is the rope on fire?\\
'''Fighter:''' I tied it to the lava! Y'know, so we could find it when we're done here.
-->-- ''[[Webcomic/EightBitTheater 8-Bit Theater]]''

->''"Bastian flips through the book and says, "It keeps going!" Koreander is a little too polite to reply, ''Of course it keeps going, it's the [=NeverEnding=] Story, ya dipshit!''"''
-->-- [[http://www.agonybooth.com/recaps/The_NeverEnding_Story_III__Escape_from_Fantasia_1994.aspx?Page=2 The]][[Website/TheAgonyBooth Agony Booth]] recap of ''Film/TheNeverEndingStory III: Escape From Fantasia''

-> '''Sonic:''' Cool, it's raining fire!\\
'''Players:''' Cool! Cool! I'm gonna die!
-->-- LetsPlay ''LetsPlay/SonicTheHedgehog2006'' by pokecapn, Medibot, Kung-Fu Jesus, [=IlluminatusVespucci=] and John Condit

->''"Anyone who fights us is either stupid or on [[BigBad Saren's]] payroll. Killing the latter is business. Killing the former is a favor to the universe."''
-->-- '''Urdnot Wrex''', ''VideoGame/MassEffect1''

->''"Please do not use this electrical appliance while you're in the bath. Actually, you know what? Go on. If you're that dumb, I think we can afford to lose ya!"''.
-->-- '''Ed Byrne''' on [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JURo7tQwwEs Mock the Week]]

->''"Hey, the cop never said anything about doing intensely stupid things!"''
-->--'''Tom Servo''', ''Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000'', "Last Clear Chance", right before the characters get hit by a train.

->''"Stupidity is the only natural capital crime."''
-->-- '''Creator/RobertAHeinlein''', ''The Notebooks of Lazarus Long''

->''"I clean my knives in a crossbow. Some people say it's foolish... I put them in the hoover and set it on blow and just shoot water at them around the kitchen, as I sit with a plug -- bare-wired... at my feet... '''PEEING ON IT!''' All to get a better clean."''
-->-- '''Phil Jupitus''' on ''Series/{{QI}}'' after hearing about the fatal accidents involving dishwasher users impaling themselves on the cutlery basket because they put all the knives in pointing up -- all to get a better clean.

->'''Klingon Transporter Operator:''' I do not deserve to live.
->'''Kirk:''' Fine, I'll kill you later.
-->-- ''Film/StarTrekIIITheSearchForSpock''

->''"Cartman, you've stooped to the level of a full-fledged retard."''
-->-- '''Kyle Brofloski''', ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark''

->'''Mach:''' Hang on, I'm getting a strange energy reading.\\
'''Ops:''' '''Do not touch the artifact! Direct orders from Dostya!'''\\
'''Mach:''' It'll just take a second.
-->-- ''VideoGame/SupremeCommander''

->''"You were born to be murdered."''
-->-- '''[[DeadpanSnarker Major Calloway]]''' (to Holly Martins), ''Film/TheThirdMan''

->''"The Defense Department regrets to inform you that your sons are dead because they were stupid."''
-->--'''Goose''', ''Film/TopGun''

->''I've never seen someone so prone to life-threatening idiocy!''
-->-- '''Alice Cullen''' to '''Bella Swan''', ''[[{{Literature/Twilight}} New Moon]]''

->'''Moiraine:''' DO NOT go out into Shadar Logoth, or touch anything!\\
'''Mat:''' Let's go out into Shadar Logoth and touch things!\\
'''Rand''' and '''Perrin:''' Good idea.
-->-- ''Literature/TheWheelOfTime'' [[http://www.ataricommunity.com/forums/showthread.php?t=386600 mock summary]]

->''"It's so absurdly simple! I can control this storm! All I have to do is--"''
-->--'''[[MadScientist Mutran]], just before getting fried''', ''{{BIONICLE}}''

->''"Nature abhors a moron."''
-->--'''HLMencken''', 1949

->''"I had this lady interviewer following me around. More of that [[GoingForTheBigScoop in-depth crap.]] She was convinced that life with Altman was a never-ending round of [[HookersAndBlow orgies and excess.]] She was even snooping around in my hotel bathroom, for Christ's sake, and she found this jar of funny white powder in the medicine cabinet. Aha! she thinks. Cocaine! So she snorts some. Unfortunately, what she didn't know was that I'm allergic to commercial toothpaste because the dentine in it makes me break out in a rash. So my wife mixes up baking soda and salt for me, and -- poor girl."''
-->--'''Creator/RobertAltman''', as interviewed by Creator/RogerEbert

->'''[[Series/BarneyandFriends Barney the Dinosaur:]]''' Friends, be careful around household chemicals! Many--\\
'''Boy:''' HOUSEHOLD CHEMICALS?! What's that?\\
'''Barney:''' Why, that can mean anything from bleach to drain cleaner! Now--\\
'''Boy:''' DRAIN CLEANER?! What's that?\\
'''Barney:''' It's sort of [[ShapedLikeItself in the name, genius]]. The point is, a lot of these are poisonous, and--\\
'''Boy:''' POISONOUS?! What's that?\\
'''Barney:''' You know what, kid? Ice cream. ''Poisonous'' means ice cream.\\
'''Boy:''' YAY!!!
-->--'''{{Creator/Seanbaby}}''', [[http://www.cracked.com/blog/7-great-occupations-for-horribly-stupid-people/ "7 Great Occupations For Horribly Stupid People"]]

->''"Front door, closet... front door, closet... closet."''
-->-- '''WebVideo/TheAngryVideoGameNerd''', ''Videogame/ANightmareOnElmStreetNES'' parody video.

->''"So, they decide to play Blind Man's Bluff, where they turn out all the lights, drink a lot of beer, and roam around the house; a.k.a the easiest setup for a slasher film ever. The only way they could make this easier for the killer is if they killed'' themselves."
-->-- '''WebVideo/TheCinemaSnob''', ''The Mutilator'' (1985)

->'''Chris:''' Selina Kyle is working late getting some papers together for Maxís meeting with Bruce Wayne the next day, when Max walks in on her and she decides itís a good idea to tell him that she went through his secret encrypted files and discovered his evil master plan to steal Gotham Cityís power surplus.\\
'''David''': Tell him? It was obvious, because she was '''''looking at''''' the super secret files... why in the world did she think heíd want her to go through his encrypted crap?
-->--'''Chris Sims''' and '''David Uzumeri''' [[http://comicsalliance.com/batman-returns-review/ on]] ''Film/BatmanReturns''

->''"Jar-Jar says, 'Hey, I've got a life debt with you.' Qui-Gon says, 'Well, we're trying to do this thing,' and Jar-Jar's like, 'Oh, come back to the city that has, like, [[WantedPoster a police warrant out for me for execution.]]' Uhh, Jar-Jar's not the smartest creature in the galaxy, is he? He brings Qui-Gon and Obi-Wan before Boss Nass, but he gets arrested and they say it's time to get executed. If it wasn't for Qui-Gon saying, 'this animal has a life debt with me, I should take him with me' -- you know, if Qui-Gon just ''didn't'' do that -- they've would've executed Jar-Jar. So, really, Jar-Jar would probably be more motivated to ''not'' take them there... 'I can take you to the Naboo City, just follow me! Let's, uh, let's go ''this'' way... The way that's the ''farthest possible'' away from the Gungan City, let's go that way.' I thought I had Jar-Jar figured out. I thought he was, like, [[DamnedByFaintPraise the tightest, best character in the film]]. But I guess not."''
-->--'''[[WebVideo/RedLetterMedia Mr. Plinkett]]''' riffs ''Film/ThePhantomMenace''

->''"When your life has been directly threatened by your boss and there's already been one unsolved murder in your office building, always work late ''and'' alone!"''
-->-- '''Noah "[[WebVideo/TheSpoonyExperiment The Spoony One"]] Antwiler,''' ''Let's Play {{Phantasmagoria 2}}''

->''"Now to anyone that knows {{disaster movie}}s, you know that characters are usually the weakest part of any of those movies...to use the {{Irwin Allen}} movies as an example, the characters are usually [[TheEveryman regular guys]] who are stuck in extraordinary circumstances. In ''Sanctum'' we have a group consisting of either selfish prats or rich A-holes going into a cave system which they know is most likely going to be flooded. Thatís right, they knew of a storm coming which would spell trouble for their dive but they chose to go anyway. So not only are they assholes, but they are stupid assholes too."''
-->--'''Miles Antwiler''' [[http://moviemoses.wordpress.com/2011/06/22/sanctum-alister-grierson-2011/ on]] ''{{Film/Sanctum}}'' (2011)

->'''Things I Learned From This Game''':\\
''Some people are just too fucking stupid to live.''
-->-- [[http://web.archive.org/web/20080212094700/http://atrocities.primaryerror.net/rahowasucks.html This review]] of ''Racial Holy War''.

->"Some behaviour does not merely show bad character. It displays a level of stupidity so alarming as to render the bad character secondary. It raises a serious question as to whether emergency personnel should be rushed to the scene to equip the subject with a ventilator in case he forgets to breathe."
-->-- WordOfGod on ''Fanfic/HarryPotterAndTheNotFatalAtAllCulturalExchangeProgram''

->''"But... they have the preservation instinct of ''a herd of lemmings!''"''
-->-- '''Hippolyte Kurtzmann''', ''Series/FlandersCompany'', "Bad Taste"

->'''Brian''': You guys go that way, I'm gonna go do more testing on the water.\\
'''Film Brain''': Really? You see giant piranhas jumping into buildings and your first reaction is to test the ''water''? You deserve to die!
-->-- '''WebVideo/BadMovieBeatdown''' on ''[[Creator/TheAsylum Mega Piranha]]''

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