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26 Willbyr3rd Aug 2012 03:53:11 AM from North Little Rock, AR , Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
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[up] Agreed.
27 KingKaor7th Aug 2012 07:32:55 PM from Somewhere In Deep Space
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Lets do Sheogorath. He is this trope exemplified.
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Yeah but Sheogorath just looks like a dude with a cane and a slightly clashing dress type
29 nitrokitty7th Aug 2012 08:56:10 PM , Relationship Status: Love is for the living, Sal
Terrible picture, as much as I love Sandman. First, the Endless aren't deities, as previously stated, and even if they were, you can't tell that from the picture. Supporting pull.
30 MrParadox23rd Aug 2012 02:18:07 PM from Right Behind You
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I don't think Sheogorath's appearance would be a problem since that can be easily rectified by having some subtitles of him speaking about something crazy.
31 CyberTiger8824th Aug 2012 02:23:22 PM from U.S.A., MI , Relationship Status: How YOU doin'?
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Maybe a picture of Discord could work. He looks bizarre enough to convince anyone he isn't human, and I bet we can find something that shows his screwy behavior well.
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32 SeptimusHeap24th Aug 2012 02:25:05 PM from Zurich, Switzerland , Relationship Status: Mu
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Does he look like a god?
33 TailsDoll24th Aug 2012 04:45:29 PM from federal prison
Kind of. He could pass for a fallen angel of old mythology. The closest he gets to looking like a god is when he's seen sitting on a throne in a surreal landscape.
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34 nitrokitty24th Aug 2012 07:18:30 PM , Relationship Status: Love is for the living, Sal
[up] If you can get a good shot of him Reality Warping, then it might work.
I agree that he's a perfect example of the trope, but I don't know if any screenshot from the series will be able to illustrate it well enough... I'm going to look at some fanart.

Edit:

Actually this might work.

edited 26th Aug '12 2:37:59 AM by Nasst

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36 AnotherDuck26th Aug 2012 04:21:24 AM from Stockholm , Relationship Status: In season
No, the other one.
[up]What's it look like in wiki-format?
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37 nitrokitty26th Aug 2012 07:57:05 AM , Relationship Status: Love is for the living, Sal
Good pic, but I have my doubts that it'll size down well.
I couldnt't resize it. =(

Proposed caption if we use discord:

"Who needs reason when you can have chocolate rain!"
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In uffish thought
Long as it gets the "godly" bit across, Discord works at wiki size. I think it does because it's clearly his work and one would have to have god-like powers to do that, as well as tropes being flexible for if he isn't actually a god (I can't remember properly).

[up]Use this tool, which gives good-quality results and is linked in Willbyr's signature. (Willbyr, don't you dare change your sig. tongue)

Who needs reason when you can have chocolate rain?

edited 26th Aug '12 12:25:39 PM by Telcontar

40 nitrokitty26th Aug 2012 12:51:24 PM , Relationship Status: Love is for the living, Sal
[up] Huh. That actually looks a lot better than expected. I'll vote for that. He definitely looks wacky, which covers the "Mad" part, and his body language tells me he's responsible for the crazy scene going on in the background, which covers the "God" part. Looks pretty good.

edited 26th Aug '12 12:53:25 PM by nitrokitty

"...his body language tells me he's responsible for the crazy scene going on in the background..."

Does not compute.
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Why not? He's presenting something he's proud of and happy with; I reckon it's clear he's responsible.
Happy about it, sure. Responsible? "Proud of"? That's a lot of interpretation of that pose. It invokes a bunch of information that isn't there. Whatever, tho.
Becky: Who are you? The Mysterious Stranger: An angel.
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44 Willbyr26th Aug 2012 02:57:37 PM from North Little Rock, AR , Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
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It's decent...not exactly rah-rah about it, but not ew either.
45 AnotherDuck26th Aug 2012 03:00:46 PM from Stockholm , Relationship Status: In season
No, the other one.
I agree with that. It's not all that awesome, but it does sort of convey the trope, which is more than I can say about any other pic I've seen.
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That's actually a lot better than I expected it would be! It's the best at illustrating the trope, so far, in my opinion. =)
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Discord works pretty well. Clearly weird background stuff going on, odd mismatched chimera thing looking pleased. The only leap someone looking at the image needs to make is "That thing is responsible for all the weirdness."

It isn't necessarily the strongest representative of both Madness and Godliness in one image, but it's the best so far in the topic and isn't JAFAAC.
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48 Spark931st Aug 2012 02:10:35 AM from Castle Wulfenbach , Relationship Status: Too sexy for my shirt
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That picture works well enough for me. Better than Delirium, and certainly better than no pic.
Special trousers. Very heroic.
49 nitrokitty3rd Sep 2012 10:43:42 PM , Relationship Status: Love is for the living, Sal
All it needs is a caption that cements the "thing is causing the chaos" part and it'll work fine.
50 ShadowHog4th Sep 2012 07:14:24 AM from Earth , Relationship Status: Healthy, deeply-felt respect for this here Shotgun
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Only problem I have is that the right half of the image is already in use on Reality Is Out to Lunch.
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