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04:48:57 PM Jun 14th 2014
Possible new trope, general formula is as such:

Character A insults/schemes against character B in a language they don't believe knows.

Character B replies back in their language something like, "<I don't like getting insulted>"

I know that both Game of Thrones and Boondocks(listed under Crowning Moment of Awesome) have listing for this, and I've heard plenty of IRL stories about things like this. I'm pretty sure I remember other shows having a moment like this.
11:51:32 PM Jun 14th 2014
Might want to discuss that in YKTTW.
09:42:04 AM Jan 17th 2014
Trying not to be whiny about this, but why did the name change to "Oh, Crap!"? I honestly liked it much better when it didn't have any punctuation (as in "Oh Crap").
10:02:38 AM Jan 17th 2014
I agree. Changed.
06:57:00 PM Jan 17th 2014
Much thanks! Some of the other "Oh Crap" pages (Such as Mass "Oh, Crap!") still have the punctuation, but I'll leave that up to you whether or not it should be changed.
03:33:28 PM Dec 18th 2013
Where is the page image? The "just a face and a caption" page listed this article as having a good example of one that's acceptable, but the page is blank. Is it better to have a blank page, or was there a discussion elsewhere that I missed?
11:52:14 PM Dec 18th 2013
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There are images on subpages, e.g. OhCrap.Western Animation. Current word is that main pages with subpages split by medium shouldn't have medium-specific images.
12:14:54 AM Dec 27th 2011
As I don't know what the related trope is, there really should be a link directing people for when it's the audience that goes "oh crap." The description specifically mentions at the end that this is in universe only and to delete potholes; this would be the perfect spot to have it.
08:52:35 PM May 22nd 2012
I agree. It's something that is common and widely experienced, yet no audience-reaction version of Oh Crap! exists, and so you get the mass amounts of potholing.
08:57:22 PM Mar 4th 2011
I really think our image should be an animated gif of Sabretooth @ around the 00:38-00:39 mark.

A second source in case one of the links go dead.

And a 3rd.
12:32:33 PM Sep 21st 2011
I think this would make a pretty good picture for the article.
01:00:25 PM Sep 21st 2011
01:56:55 PM Sep 21st 2011
Somebody could add it to Image Picking.
05:26:43 AM Aug 4th 2010
How is the page image in any way demonstrating the Trope? It's literally a face and a caption.
01:21:20 PM Aug 29th 2010
Riddled with Compression Artifacts.

I'd suggest the image should be something you'd say "Oh Crap!" about, rather than an image of someone with the feeling.
02:05:32 PM Sep 4th 2010
If it's really a problem, take it to the Image Picking forum. The problem with having the page image be something you'd say "Oh crap!" about is that that is a subjective matter. It would have to be a situation where everyone, regardless of how much they know about the work where the image is taken from, would be able to figure out why they should panic. Second, Just a Face and a Caption notes that pages that are about facial expressions are usually an exception. Third, the trope is about the reaction, not the situation.
03:41:21 PM Nov 10th 2010
edited by Rhatahema
For reference, here is the thread that resulted in the current image (which is a higher quality version of the image that is being discussed):

EDIT: The image has been brought to Image Pickin' a second time, and the decision was to keep the current image:
09:47:01 AM Nov 11th 2010
It is a face and a caption, but it's not just a face and a caption. It's a face that is, very very clearly, going "Oh Crap!". I can't see any way to mistake that expression for something else.

The image shouldn't be about something you'd say Oh Crap! about, since the trope is about the reaction itself, not what's causing the reaction. Therefore, an image of a character having that reaction is entirely appropriate.
12:28:01 PM Nov 15th 2010
is this better? I will try to change the page image into it.
05:12:55 PM Nov 15th 2010
It's not nearly as expressive.

Please, just leave it alone. It's fine as is.
05:43:14 PM Feb 28th 2012
I was going to ask if there was any objection to Enel's face from One Piece being the page image. His expression when he realises Luffy is immune ot his power is made even better by the fact that he has been invincible up to that point because he controls lightning.
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