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* In ''Film/StarTrekVITheUndiscoveredCountry'', Spock volunteers Kirk to escort the Klingon chancellor.




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\n* Some parents have been known to do this to their families for whatever reason. One example is a parent asking a son/daughter if they "want" to go to this place or that place, or if they want to do this thing or that thing.[[note]]In other cases, the parents might tell them that they are going/doing it whether they like it or not.[[/note]] The son/daughter refuses, only to be told (some variant of) "too bad, you're going/doing it anyway". In the worst case scenario (especially in more abusive families), this can lead to both sides arguing with each other, and in some cases (unfortunately), that's just for starters. This is especially true in families with two or more siblings. This has been known to happen in schools as well. In any event, the son/daughter might even ask why, with some of the more ignorant parents/teachers saying (some variant of) "BecauseISaidSo, that's why!"


* ''Film/ZeroHour'' has Ted Strkyer openly telling the doctor that it's been a decade since he flew a single prop airplane and can't handle a passenger plane. But as he's the only person on the plane with any flying experience, he has to take over when both pilots fall ill.

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* ''Film/ZeroHour'' has Ted Strkyer Stryker openly telling the doctor that it's been a decade since he flew a single prop airplane and can't handle a passenger plane. But as he's the only person on the plane with any flying experience, he has to take over when both pilots fall ill.


---> '''Larry:''' Ugh, ''fine!'' ''[puts his head in the guilliotine]''

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---> '''Larry:''' Ugh, ''fine!'' ''whatever!'' ''[puts his head in the guilliotine]''

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* In ''Literature/TheNightMayor'', the protagonists get Conscripted to deal with an emergency. Conscription works like this: a government official turns up on your doorstep and informs you that there is a job that needs doing which you are particularly well suited for, and the government requests that you volunteer to do it. Officially, if you choose not to volunteer, you will be required to pay a fine and that will be the end of it; in practice, nobody has ever dared not to volunteer.


* In ''Theatre/UniversalsHorrorMakeUpShow'', one of the hosts will pick someone from the audience to be an "unwilling" participant in the show all on his own, not taking any raised hands.

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* In ''Theatre/UniversalsHorrorMakeUpShow'', Ride/UniversalStudios' ''[[Theatre/UniversalsHorrorMakeUpShow Horror Make-Up Show]]'', one of the hosts will pick someone from the audience to be an "unwilling" participant in the show all on his own, not taking any raised hands.


* ''WesternAnimation/DastardlyAndMuttleyInTheirFlyingMachines'': In "Too Many Kooks", Dick Dastardly is tired of Klunk's failed plans to capture Yankee-Doodle Pigeon and "volunteers" Zilly to come up with their next plan.

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* ''WesternAnimation/DastardlyAndMuttleyInTheirFlyingMachines'': In "Too Many Kooks", Dick Dastardly is tired of Klunk's failed plans to capture Yankee-Doodle Yankee Doodle Pigeon and "volunteers" Zilly to come up with their next plan.plan. When Zilly's plan crashes and burns, Muttley is volunteered for the next idea.



-->'''Grunch:''' I need three volunteers for the clean-up duty. {''Points to Bubi and Square'') You, you, (''to Hair'') and especially ''you!''

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-->'''Grunch:''' I need three volunteers for the clean-up duty. {''Points (''Points to Bubi and Square'') You, you, (''to Hair'') and especially ''you!''



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* Gene Simmons of Music/{{Kiss}} has said this is how he got his fire-breathing gimmick. Early in their career, their manager, Bill Aucoin, brought a magician in to demonstrate it, then said one of them would do it in their live shows. The other guys all said no, so Gene got it and it became one of the highlights of their concerts, even after they stopped wearing makeup.
** This would also be hot Gene got to be the one to be interviewed when they appeared on ''Series/TheMikeDouglasShow''. The other guys all said no, so Gene sucked it up and did it. It led to a hilarious moment when comedienne Totie Fields saw through his Demon makeup and said he was "probably some nice Jewish boy from Long Island".



* Naegi and then Hinata in the ''VisualNovel/{{Danganronpa}}'' games get saddled with this a lot.

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* Naegi and then Hinata in the ''VisualNovel/{{Danganronpa}}'' ''Franchise/{{Danganronpa}}'' games get saddled with this a lot.


** Being voluntold is often used to punish "Chit Bags", soldiers who try and get out of work by [[PlayingSick constantly going to the M.I.R.]] Once a man or woman is branded as a Chit Bag, he or she will pretty much be voluntold to do ''every single crappy tasking there is''.

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** Being voluntold is often used to punish "Chit Bags", soldiers who try and get out of work by [[PlayingSick constantly going to the M.I.R.]] Once a man or woman is branded as a Chit Bag, he or she will pretty much be voluntold to do ''every single crappy tasking task there is''.


-->'''Dr. [=McCoy=]''' (to Kirk)''':''' Your revered Admiral Nogura invoked a little-known, seldom-used "reserve activation clause". In simpler language, Captain, they ''drafted'' me.\\
'''Kirk:''' They didn't.\\
'''[=McCoy=]:''' This was ''your'' idea! This was your idea, wasn't it?!

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-->'''Dr. [=McCoy=]''' (to Kirk)''':''' Kirk)''' (outraged):''' Your revered Admiral Nogura invoked a little-known, seldom-used "reserve activation clause". In simpler language, Captain, they ''drafted'' me.\\
'''Kirk:''' '''Kirk (deadpan):''' They didn't.\\
'''[=McCoy=]:''' '''[=McCoy=] (even more outraged):''' This was ''your'' idea! This was your idea, wasn't it?!

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* ''Film/ZeroHour'' has Ted Strkyer openly telling the doctor that it's been a decade since he flew a single prop airplane and can't handle a passenger plane. But as he's the only person on the plane with any flying experience, he has to take over when both pilots fall ill.
-->'''Ellen''': Ted, what are you doing? You can't fly this plane!
-->'''Ted''': That's what I've been trying to tell these people, Ellen. But they seem to have other ideas.

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** Later happens to Cid. With Cloud incapacitated and Tifa choosing to stay by his side, the rest of the team realizes they need a new leader to pick up the slack.
--->'''Barret''': Every group's gotta have a leader. And that's me! Or at least I wanna be...but I ain't cut out to be no leader. I never knew that till lately. That's what it is. [''there's a {{Beat}} as he takes a moment to survey the scene before settling his eyes on one particular person''] \\
'''Cid''': [''who has been asleep for the entire scene''] ...ZZZZ...hmph? [''wakes up''] Wha? What's goin' on? \\
'''Barret''': You been chosen to be the new leader.


-->'''Katana:''' But... The kid made it clear he wants to talk to Superman.\\
'''Batman:''' [[HormoneAddledTeenager He is also thirteen years old.]] [[WeNeedADistraction Find a way to distract him.]]\\
'''Power Girl:''' [[MostCommonSuperpower What's everyone looking at me for?]] [[DistractedByTheSexy How am I supposed to distract...]] oh.

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-->'''Katana:''' -->'''ComicBook/{{Katana}}:''' But... The kid made it clear he wants to talk to Superman.\\
'''Batman:''' '''ComicBook/{{Batman}}:''' [[HormoneAddledTeenager He is also thirteen years old.]] [[WeNeedADistraction Find a way to distract him.]]\\
'''Power Girl:''' '''ComicBook/PowerGirl:''' [[MostCommonSuperpower What's everyone looking at me for?]] [[DistractedByTheSexy How am I supposed to distract...]] oh.

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* When their actions indirectly lead to Loki's DisneyDeath in ''[[https://archiveofourown.org/series/1033283 What If]]'', Frigga "suggests" that Sif and the Warriors Three volunteer for a decades long mission out of Asgard.

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