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LBHills
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01:30:50 PM Nov 14th 2012
I notice that a few of these Badass Boasts are made by somebody other than the Badass. So... not really a 'boast'. I submit that there should be two categories: Badass Boast, and a different trope called, say, Let Me Introduce The Badass - when a Supporting Character or Everyman is the one telling the villains, "You should be afraid."
Petrovaski
01:01:19 AM Jul 2nd 2014
I was thinking something similar for when a support character (the example that springs to mind is a child) has been say captured and tells their capture that a badass will be ruining their day, I.e. "my dad is going to kick your ass"
R3GARnator
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10:44:10 PM Jun 17th 2011
For the top-of-page quote: It should be famous. Shouldn't we have "I came, I saw, and I conquered?"

That has got to be the MOST RECOGNIZABLE usage of this trope, and it's not from some post-modern satire or whatever the current quote is from.
Zaptech
01:16:45 PM Aug 12th 2011
Agreed. I removed the one from Secondhand Lions because, like all of the other ones quoted thus far, it is simply a Badass Boast, but not the Badass Boast worthy of topping this page.
ImaginationInterpreture
09:53:43 PM Nov 5th 2011
Most recognizable?

Cogito ergo sum "I think, therefore I am."
Frelus
01:59:11 PM Apr 3rd 2012
That isn't a boast, though. It is the reassurance of one's existence.
corruptmalemenace
01:09:53 PM Oct 1st 2012
Personally, I'd agree that Veni Vidi Vici is the Badass Boast. If you were to hold a poll of all of the ones this wiki records, I doubt any others would be as recognised as that one.
Ether101Prime
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04:20:58 PM Oct 30th 2010
Would Keiichi's " I don't care about destiny, I don't care about the heavens. None of that matters to me. I just want to be with you!" line from the OV As count as a boast, seeing as who he would believe to be(and is) watching?
BaconBarbarian
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08:21:14 PM Aug 28th 2010
Does the MJ song "Bad" mean nothing to you people?
egosadist
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02:30:37 PM Jul 12th 2010
Does anyone have the page quote from before it was Beowulf?
Skritz
07:22:41 AM Aug 19th 2010
I think there was a quote from Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann. "Who the hell do you think I am?". Or maybe that was the image's caption. Im not sure sure.
Hitler,Lick
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09:44:29 AM May 22nd 2010
What about Tvtropes's own badass boast?
egosadist
06:16:34 PM Jul 12th 2010
Tv Tropes can and will ruin your life without even trying.
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