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'''Luis:''' Oh, my abuelita had a jukebox in the restaurant! Yeah, only played Music/{{Morrissey}}, and if anybody ever complained, she'd be like "Oh, ¿no te gusta Moz?" -- you know, chicanos, we call him Moz....

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'''Luis:''' Oh, my abuelita had a jukebox in the restaurant! Yeah, only played Music/{{Morrissey}}, Morrissey, and if anybody ever complained, she'd be like "Oh, ¿no te gusta Moz?" -- you know, chicanos, we call him Moz....


->-- ''Film/AntManAndTheWasp''

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-->'''Liam:''' It's an engineering disasters podcast, man... Like, the whole thing is we make jokes; there are serious scholarly discussions if you want them; we are certainly not the only medium through you can learn about these things. If you don't like it, I guess... Uh... Go to hell?

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* Part of the brand of the engineering podcast ''Podcast/WellTheresYourProblem'': Engineering, even when talking about what happens when it goes bad, can be rather dry at times, and the hosts tend to fill much of each episode's running time with banter, snarking and jokes to entertain and disarm the at times extremely dark subject matter.
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-->'''Dave:''' You put a dime in him, you gotta let the whole song play out.\\

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-->'''Dave:''' ->'''Dave:''' You put a dime in him, you gotta let the whole song play out.\\



-->-- ''Film/AntManAndTheWasp''

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-->'''Dave:''' You put a dime in him, you gotta let the whole song play out.\\
'''Kurt:''' He like human jukebox.\\
'''Luis:''' Oh, my abuelita had a jukebox in the restaurant! Yeah, only played Music/{{Morrissey}}, and if anybody ever complained, she'd be like "Oh, ¿no te gusta Moz?" -- you know, chicanos, we call him Moz....
-->-- ''Film/AntManAndTheWasp''


-->'''Wolkerstorfer:''' You fools are all so smug and superior-treating my like a ''scatterwit!'' Well, I can and will ''destroy you all!'' ...and then I'll return to the king in ''triumph'', and we'll ''see'' who-um.. er... Say, don't you ''hate'' it when you're in the middle of something, and then you ''completely forget'' what you're ''doing?''\\

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-->'''Wolkerstorfer:''' You fools are all so smug and superior-treating my superior - treating me like a ''scatterwit!'' Well, I can and will ''destroy you all!'' ...and then I'll return to the king in ''triumph'', and we'll ''see'' who-um.. er... Say, don't you ''hate'' it when you're in the middle of something, and then you ''completely forget'' what you're ''doing?''\\



'''Wolkerstorfer:''' No, no... Give me a minute... now what was I doing... um... Martellus is back... he's the Storm King... The Order's in chaos... like ''always''. [-I developed a better magnet... Lord Whazizname's still mad at me because of that ''cheese'' thing...-] um... Lab destroyed... Was given ultimatum... yadda yadda... Killed that enforcer guy ''with'' my magnet-so ''score''... Solved the ''Collatz Problem''... [-mm... really should write that down...-]

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'''Wolkerstorfer:''' No, no... Give me a minute... now what was I doing... um... Martellus is back... he's the Storm King... The Order's in chaos... like ''always''. [-I developed a better magnet... Lord Whazizname's still mad at me because of that ''cheese'' thing...-] um... Lab destroyed... Was given ultimatum... yadda yadda... Killed that enforcer guy ''with'' my magnet-so ''score''... Solved the ''Collatz Problem''...''[[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Collatz_conjecture Collatz Problem]]''... [-mm... really should write that down...-]

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* ''WesternAnimation/BoJackHorseman'''s Todd Chavez, the resident CloudCuckoolander, is very prone to these.


* ''The Etymologicon'' by Mark Forsyth is supposedly based on the author's tendency to do this with words. According to the introduction, if he explains what a word means, then he starts thinking about related words, and thematically similar words, until some poor soul who just idly wondered why a biscuit is called that is having the origins of masochism explained to him. The book is based on the same principle, and it's the hope of his family and friends that writing it will get this out of his system.

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* ''The Etymologicon'' by Mark Forsyth is supposedly based on the author's tendency to do this with words. According to the introduction, if he explains what a word means, then he starts thinking about related words, and thematically similar words, until some poor soul who just idly wondered why a biscuit is called that is having the origins of masochism explained to him.him[[note]]Because "biscuit" is based on the prefix "bi-" for "two", as is "bisexual", which is first recorded in ''Psychopathia Sexualis'', as is "masochism".[[/note]]. The book is based on the same principle, and it's the hope of his family and friends that writing it will get this out of his system.

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* ''The Etymologicon'' by Mark Forsyth is supposedly based on the author's tendency to do this with words. According to the introduction, if he explains what a word means, then he starts thinking about related words, and thematically similar words, until some poor soul who just idly wondered why a biscuit is called that is having the origins of masochism explained to him. The book is based on the same principle, and it's the hope of his family and friends that writing it will get this out of his system.















































* ''Webcomic/LeastICouldDo'' uses this occasionally, always played for laughs. One example [[http://www.leasticoulddo.com/comic/20070629 here]]:
-->'''Noel:''' Kate, I'm really sorry about this. He just followed me here. He's like a puppy...that you just want to strangle. And then neuter to protect future generations.
















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* ''Franchise/GrisaiaSeries'': Michiru occasionally does this, which considering her [[TheDitz extremely ditzy]] personality, is little wonder.
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Related to WikiWalk,{{Metaphorgotten}} and SidetrackedByTheAnalogy. Compare SeinfeldianConversation in which the conversation is pointless but not necessarily unrelated.

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Related to WikiWalk,{{Metaphorgotten}} WikiWalk, {{Metaphorgotten}} and SidetrackedByTheAnalogy. Compare SeinfeldianConversation in which the conversation is pointless but not necessarily unrelated.



* In ''ComicStrip/CalvinAndHobbes'', Calvin often goes off into these. Watterson, apparently, based Calvin's tangents off of his own wife.

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* In ''ComicStrip/CalvinAndHobbes'', Calvin often goes off into these. Watterson, apparently, Watterson apparently based Calvin's tangents off of his own wife.
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* ''Webcomic/GirlGenius'': Count Wolkerstorfer has a habit of getting himself off track, an example [[http://www.girlgeniusonline.com/comic.php?date=20140709 from a section of his conversation with Dimo and Krosp when he was attacking the Corbettites:]]
-->'''Wolkerstorfer:''' You fools are all so smug and superior-treating my like a ''scatterwit!'' Well, I can and will ''destroy you all!'' ...and then I'll return to the king in ''triumph'', and we'll ''see'' who-um.. er... Say, don't you ''hate'' it when you're in the middle of something, and then you ''completely forget'' what you're ''doing?''\\
'''Dimo:''' Ho, ''yez.''\\
'''Krosp:''' Um... You were just leaving?\\
'''Wolkerstorfer:''' No, no... Give me a minute... now what was I doing... um... Martellus is back... he's the Storm King... The Order's in chaos... like ''always''. [-I developed a better magnet... Lord Whazizname's still mad at me because of that ''cheese'' thing...-] um... Lab destroyed... Was given ultimatum... yadda yadda... Killed that enforcer guy ''with'' my magnet-so ''score''... Solved the ''Collatz Problem''... [-mm... really should write that down...-]
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--> ''Pete: Yeah, I think we may have gone on a ''bit'' of a tangent.

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--> ''Pete: '''Pete''': Yeah, I think we may have gone on a ''bit'' of a tangent.

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