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* In the ''Literature/{{Discworld}}'' novel ''Discworld/{{Hogfather}}'', a posh restaurant has had all the food replaced with old boots and mud. The manager is blase, saying all you need is to get the sauce right and give it a foreign name, but the head waiter insists "We'll never get away with it, sir. Never". A row of asterisks later, the new dishes are proving so popular that the waiter is having to relinquish his own boots.
** Subverted in ''Discworld/TheLastHero'', when Rincewind volunteers for a dangerous mission while explicitly stating that he doesn't want to volunteer. He knows that if he refuses or tries to hide, some improbable series of events will occur, sending him on the mission anyway. Since the Discworld runs on narrative, Rincewind knows he is helpless before the power of this trope, so he saves time and effort by volunteering.

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In the ''Literature/{{Discworld}}'' novel ''Discworld/{{Hogfather}}'', ''Literature/{{Hogfather}}'', a posh restaurant has had all the food replaced with old boots and mud. The manager is blase, saying all you need is to get the sauce right and give it a foreign name, but the head waiter insists "We'll never get away with it, sir. Never". A row of asterisks later, the new dishes are proving so popular that the waiter is having to relinquish his own boots.
** Subverted in ''Discworld/TheLastHero'', ''Literature/TheLastHero'', when Rincewind volunteers for a dangerous mission while explicitly stating that he doesn't want to volunteer. He knows that if he refuses or tries to hide, some improbable series of events will occur, sending him on the mission anyway. Since the Discworld runs on narrative, Rincewind knows he is helpless before the power of this trope, so he saves time and effort by volunteering.


* ''ComicBook/{{Ultimatum}}'': Cyclops warns people that, if the law is sanctioned, mutants will be haunted and shot on sight. Right then and there, he's shot.

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''ComicBook/{{Ultimatum}}'': Cyclops warns people that, if the law is sanctioned, mutants will be haunted and shot on sight. Right then and there, he's shot.shot.
** ''ComicBook/TheUltimates'': Jan and Captain America discuss about the crime in Cap's residential area, and Jan tells him that she hopes that at least he bought a good door lock with the Ultimates' money. Then they get home, and the door has been forced.



* In the ''Literature/{{Discworld}}'' novel ''Literature/{{Hogfather}}'', a posh restaurant has had all the food replaced with old boots and mud. The manager is blase, saying all you need is to get the sauce right and give it a foreign name, but the head waiter insists "We'll never get away with it, sir. Never". A row of asterisks later, the new dishes are proving so popular that the waiter is having to relinquish his own boots.
** Subverted in ''Literature/TheLastHero'', when Rincewind volunteers for a dangerous mission while explicitly stating that he doesn't want to volunteer. He knows that if he refuses or tries to hide, some improbable series of events will occur, sending him on the mission anyway. Since the Discworld runs on narrative, Rincewind knows he is helpless before the power of this trope, so he saves time and effort by volunteering.

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* In the ''Literature/{{Discworld}}'' novel ''Literature/{{Hogfather}}'', ''Discworld/{{Hogfather}}'', a posh restaurant has had all the food replaced with old boots and mud. The manager is blase, saying all you need is to get the sauce right and give it a foreign name, but the head waiter insists "We'll never get away with it, sir. Never". A row of asterisks later, the new dishes are proving so popular that the waiter is having to relinquish his own boots.
** Subverted in ''Literature/TheLastHero'', ''Discworld/TheLastHero'', when Rincewind volunteers for a dangerous mission while explicitly stating that he doesn't want to volunteer. He knows that if he refuses or tries to hide, some improbable series of events will occur, sending him on the mission anyway. Since the Discworld runs on narrative, Rincewind knows he is helpless before the power of this trope, so he saves time and effort by volunteering.


* In the ''Literature/{{Discworld}}'' novel ''Discworld/{{Hogfather}}'', a posh restaurant has had all the food replaced with old boots and mud. The manager is blase, saying all you need is to get the sauce right and give it a foreign name, but the head waiter insists "We'll never get away with it, sir. Never". A row of asterisks later, the new dishes are proving so popular that the waiter is having to relinquish his own boots.
** Subverted in ''Discworld/TheLastHero'', when Rincewind volunteers for a dangerous mission while explicitly stating that he doesn't want to volunteer. He knows that if he refuses or tries to hide, some improbable series of events will occur, sending him on the mission anyway. Since the Discworld runs on narrative, Rincewind knows he is helpless before the power of this trope, so he saves time and effort by volunteering.

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* In the ''Literature/{{Discworld}}'' novel ''Discworld/{{Hogfather}}'', ''Literature/{{Hogfather}}'', a posh restaurant has had all the food replaced with old boots and mud. The manager is blase, saying all you need is to get the sauce right and give it a foreign name, but the head waiter insists "We'll never get away with it, sir. Never". A row of asterisks later, the new dishes are proving so popular that the waiter is having to relinquish his own boots.
** Subverted in ''Discworld/TheLastHero'', ''Literature/TheLastHero'', when Rincewind volunteers for a dangerous mission while explicitly stating that he doesn't want to volunteer. He knows that if he refuses or tries to hide, some improbable series of events will occur, sending him on the mission anyway. Since the Discworld runs on narrative, Rincewind knows he is helpless before the power of this trope, so he saves time and effort by volunteering.

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* In one of the Vice cases in ''VideoGame/LANoire'', you reach the suspect you're looking for, but he acts defiant and claims you'll never be able to put a charge on him. Seconds later, the game cuts to the suspect being put away in a police van.


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* The classic (written) [[Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000 MST3K]] of ''Literature/TheEyeOfArgon'' kind of has this:
-->''The paunchy noble's sagging round face flushed suddenly pale,''\\
'''Crow:''' It flushed pale? Did it blanch red after that?\\
''then pastily lit up to a lustrous cherry red radiance.''\\
'''Crow:''' Hold me.
* Elmer Studios. ''Fanfic/NeonGenesisEvangelionIIDeltaInvasion''. The [=MSTers=] are thoroughly annoyed with the fic's TestosteronePoisoning by this point, and...
-->"I don't think so!!!" yelled Charles\\
'''Tsuneo:''' [[SarcasmMode Watch Charles destroy an entire army with a single shot.]]\\
as he shot one of the soldier's hands. The bullet made the grenade the soldier was holding explode wiping out most of the soldiers around.\\
'''Tsuneo:''' [[JokeAndReceive I was joking.]]



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* The classic (written) [[Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000 MST3K]] of ''Literature/TheEyeOfArgon'' kind of has this:
-->''The paunchy noble's sagging round face flushed suddenly pale,''\\
'''Crow:''' It flushed pale? Did it blanch red after that?\\
''then pastily lit up to a lustrous cherry red radiance.''\\
'''Crow:''' Hold me.



* One happens during the ''WebVideo/TwoBestFriendsPlay'' video of ''VideoGame/{{Portal 2}}'' when Chell is going through [=GLaDOS=]'s old chamber:
-->'''Matt:''' So nothing bad is going to happen?\\
'''Pat:''' Nothing bad is going to happen.\\
''[cut to [[spoiler: [=GLaDOS=] crushing Wheatley]]]''\\
'''Matt:''' Oh fuck! You said nothing bad was going to happen!\\
'''Pat:''' To you!\\
'''Matt:''' Nigel!



* Elmer Studios. ''Fanfic/NeonGenesisEvangelionIIDeltaInvasion''. The [=MSTers=] are thoroughly annoyed with the fic's TestosteronePoisoning by this point, and...
-->"I don't think so!!!" yelled Charles\\
Tsuneo: [[SarcasmMode Watch Charles destroy an entire army with a single shot.]]\\
as he shot one of the soldier's hands. The bullet made the grenade the soldier was holding explode wiping out most of the soldiers around.\\
Tsuneo: [[TemptingFate I was joking.]]



'''Woman:''' ''[clearly about to get it on with some blonde hunk]'' Son!? [[IHaveNoSon I don't have a son!]] Stuff like that is just soooo dumb! All I care about now is cock! ❤

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'''Woman:''' ''[clearly about to get it on with some blonde hunk]'' Son!? [[IHaveNoSon I don't have a son!]] Stuff like that is just soooo dumb! All I care about now is cock! ❤cock!



* One happens during the ''WebVideo/TwoBestFriendsPlay'' video of ''VideoGame/{{Portal 2}}'' when Chell is going through [=GLaDOS=]'s old chamber:
-->'''Matt:''' So nothing bad is going to happen?\\
'''Pat:''' Nothing bad is going to happen.\\
''[cut to [[spoiler: [=GLaDOS=] crushing Wheatley]]]''\\
'''Matt:''' Oh fuck! You said nothing bad was going to happen!\\
'''Pat:''' To you!\\
'''Matt:''' Nigel!



''(cut to Peter on the plane)''

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''(cut ''[cut to Peter on the plane)''plane]''



-->'''Lois:''' Peter, I'm getting a little worried about Chris. All he does lately is sit alone in his room talking to that zit.\\

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-->'''Lois:''' --->'''Lois:''' Peter, I'm getting a little worried about Chris. All he does lately is sit alone in his room talking to that zit.\\



''(cut to Chris having already snuck out of the house)''\\

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''(cut ''[cut to Chris having already snuck out of the house)''\\house]''\\


** During the town's pioneer day, Grunkle Stan causes a minor ruckus which attracts the attention of the two police officers.
-->'''Stan''': Oh look, it's the constable. ''(sarcastically)'' What are you gonna do, throw me in ye stocks? Ahahaha!\\

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** During Near the start of "The Inconveniencing", Mabel teases Dipper about having a crush on Wendy.
--->'''Dipper:'''' Yeah, right. I just think Wendy's cool, okay? It's not like I lay awake at night thinking about her. ''(Cut to him doing just that)'' Uh oh.
** In "Irrational Treasure", during
the town's pioneer day, "Pioneer Day" festival, Grunkle Stan causes a minor ruckus which attracts the attention of the two police officers.
-->'''Stan''':
sheriff and his deputy.
--->'''Stan''':
Oh look, it's the constable. ''(sarcastically)'' What are you gonna do, throw me in ye stocks? Ahahaha!\\



** Then there's when Mabel teases Dipper about having a crush on Wendy.
-->'''Dipper:'''' Yeah, right. I just think Wendy's cool, okay? It's not like I lay awake at night thinking about her. ''(Cut to him doing just that)'' Uh oh.



-->'''Stan:''' Look, I've been around the world, okay? Whatever it is, I'll understand. ''(Cut)'' There is nothing about this that I understand!

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-->'''Stan:''' --->'''Stan:''' Look, I've been around the world, okay? Whatever it is, I'll understand. ''(Cut)'' There is nothing ''nothing'' about this that I understand!


** Subverted in ''Discworld/TheLastHero'', when Rincewind volunteers for a dangerous mission while explicitly stating that he doesn't want to volunteer. He knows that if he refuses or tries to hide, some improbable series of events will occur, sending him on the mission any way. Since the Discworld runs on narrative, Rincewind knows he is helpless before the power of this trope, so he saves time and effort by volunteering.

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** Subverted in ''Discworld/TheLastHero'', when Rincewind volunteers for a dangerous mission while explicitly stating that he doesn't want to volunteer. He knows that if he refuses or tries to hide, some improbable series of events will occur, sending him on the mission any way.anyway. Since the Discworld runs on narrative, Rincewind knows he is helpless before the power of this trope, so he saves time and effort by volunteering.


* In the ''Literature/{{Discworld}}'' novel ''Discworld/{{Hogfather}}'', a posh restaurant has had all the food replaced with old boots and mud. The manager is blase, saying all you need is to get the sauce right and give it a foreign name, but the head waiter insists "We'll never get away with it, sir. Never". A row of asterisks later, the new dishes are proving so popular that the waiter is having to reliquish his own boots.

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* In the ''Literature/{{Discworld}}'' novel ''Discworld/{{Hogfather}}'', a posh restaurant has had all the food replaced with old boots and mud. The manager is blase, saying all you need is to get the sauce right and give it a foreign name, but the head waiter insists "We'll never get away with it, sir. Never". A row of asterisks later, the new dishes are proving so popular that the waiter is having to reliquish relinquish his own boots.

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* ''Webcomic/AliceAndTheNightmare'': the title character resolves to [[https://www.aliceandthenightmare.com/comic/chapter-6-page-37 stay awake to avoid her visions]]. Next panel...


* ''Manga/Doraemon'': Inverted. In one of Disney Channel India's English-dubbed episodes, "Welcome to the Haunted Inn", the Hazy Inn's owner gladly says he'll do his best to prepare food for his guests. Cut to the next scene, he informs Nobita, Doraemon, and Shizuka that he only has enough food for them and it would take a long time to be able to feed everyone in the inn.

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* ''Manga/Doraemon'': ''Manga/{{Doraemon}}'': Inverted. In one of Disney Channel India's English-dubbed episodes, "Welcome to the Haunted Inn", the Hazy Inn's owner gladly says he'll do his best to prepare food for his guests. Cut to the next scene, he informs Nobita, Doraemon, and Shizuka that he only has enough food for them and it would take a long time to be able to feed everyone in the inn.

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* ''Manga/Doraemon'': Inverted. In one of Disney Channel India's English-dubbed episodes, "Welcome to the Haunted Inn", the Hazy Inn's owner gladly says he'll do his best to prepare food for his guests. Cut to the next scene, he informs Nobita, Doraemon, and Shizuka that he only has enough food for them and it would take a long time to be able to feed everyone in the inn.

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** "[[Recap/DuckTalesS1E57TheUncrashableHindentanic The Uncrashable Hindentanic]]: Scrooge asks who on board the eponymous dirigible is smart enough to fix the malfunctioning propeller, but dumb enough to crawl out there and do it [[MidairRepair mid-flight]]. Cut to Launchpad agreeing to do it... once he gets done with his other assigned chores.


* Elmer Studios. ''Fanfic/DeltaInvasion''. The [=MSTers=] are thoroughly annoyed with the fic's TestosteronePoisoning by this point, and...

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* Elmer Studios. ''Fanfic/DeltaInvasion''.''Fanfic/NeonGenesisEvangelionIIDeltaInvasion''. The [=MSTers=] are thoroughly annoyed with the fic's TestosteronePoisoning by this point, and...

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* In the 1989 film of ''{{Literature/Wilt}}'', the hapless eponymous teacher's wife expects him to make the first move in reconciling with a pupil suspended for assaulting him. He assures her that this is never happening. Cut to him offering the pupil, "...a chance to clear up that stupid misunderstanding in class today."

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