Main Do Not Taunt Cthulhu Discussion

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10:24:44 AM Feb 21st 2013
Moved the example referring to Lucifer in Sandman to the 'Bullying a Dragon'' trope, since Lucifer chose not to retaliate.
04:41:07 PM Sep 14th 2012
The Bible probably shouldn't be put under Literature. Not that I disagree.
12:37:51 AM Sep 15th 2012
Eh, that's where it's namespaced. Sometimes it's in a Religion and Mythology folder, sometimes in Literature; seems to just be case-by-case depending on who put it where first.
05:13:38 PM Oct 21st 2011
We should change this trope's definition to require the warning not to taunt the Eldritch Abomination or other danger. Without that requirement, this is just I Shall Taunt You directed at a monster. Is the current definition really necessary enough to warrant being a separate trope?
09:23:05 PM Feb 22nd 2012
I think the idea is, IShallTauntYou is a taunt towards an enemy with the intent to manipulate the tauntee, whereas this is about taunting something so powerful, so totally out of one's league, that NOTHING good could possibly come of it.
11:29:27 AM Jun 14th 2012
edited by captainsandwich
This seems oddly similar to Bullying a Dragon.
01:25:16 AM Jan 20th 2013
edited by Gideoncrawle
The difference, if I understand these tropes correctly, is that with this trope, the taunter has (or thinks he has) the tauntee at a sufficient disadvantage. Not so with Bullying a Dragon.
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