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* [[https://www.instagram.com/p/BfZqQ8pAgZ1/ This post]] from Wrestling/{{Holidead}}'s Instagram reads:
-->"I run on caffeine, [[DeadpanSnarker sarcasm]], [[UsefulNotes/{{Bodybuilding}} lifting weights]] and [[AllWomenAreLustful inappropriate thoughts]]."

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** In the [[WebAnimation/RWBYChibi chibi-verse]] there are two skits involving Nora's addiction to coffee (and how it is very ''very'' [[GRatedDrug bad for her]].


As a result of these special qualities, {{UsefulNotes/coffee}} and associated paraphernalia like coffeepots, coffee mugs and paper coffee cups with plastic covers have become an ubiquitous feature of every office setting. Oftentimes when points are being discussed, one or more of the participants will have a mug in hand. Important things happen around the office coffeepot, and the number of paper cups at an employee's desk is often used as a visual indicator of how much stress he or she is under. For some reason, other drinks are not considered to be as representative of our reliance on caffeine as good, strong coffee, even if some teas and soft drinks actually have ''more'' caffeine.

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As a result of these special qualities, {{UsefulNotes/coffee}} and associated paraphernalia like coffeepots, coffee mugs and paper coffee cups with plastic covers have become an a ubiquitous feature of every office setting. Oftentimes when points are being discussed, one or more of the participants will have a mug in hand. Important things happen around the office coffeepot, and the number of paper cups at an employee's desk is often used as a visual indicator of how much stress he or she is under. For some reason, other drinks are not considered to be as representative of our reliance on caffeine as good, strong coffee, even if some teas and soft drinks actually have ''more'' caffeine.



Compare: SpotOfTea, GRatedDrug, CaffeineBulletTime, KlatchianCoffee. See also GiganticGulp. Often the only means of defying NotAMorningPerson. This trope is usually the only reason people tolerate coffee that's BadToTheLastDrop. CaffeineFailure is when the caffeine won't work for one reason or another. It's often treated as an antidote for SleepDeprivation-- or a way to cause it.

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Compare: SpotOfTea, GRatedDrug, CaffeineBulletTime, KlatchianCoffee. See also GiganticGulp. Often the only means of defying NotAMorningPerson. This trope is usually the only reason people tolerate coffee that's BadToTheLastDrop. CaffeineFailure is when the caffeine won't work for one reason or another. It's often treated as an antidote for SleepDeprivation-- SleepDeprivation -- or a way to cause it.



-->''The Living Guildpact rules that coffee is an acceptable substitution for rest, as specified in subsection . . . whatever.''

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-->''The Living Guildpact rules that coffee is an acceptable substitution for rest, as specified in subsection . . . subsection...whatever.''



* The [[http://www.private-eye.co.uk/covers.php?showme=1300 50th aniversary cover]] of ''Magazine/PrivateEye'' showed two versions of their mascot Gnitty, surrounded by the essential paraphenallia of journalism in 1961 and 2011. Prominently displayed are a cup and saucer (1961) and a Starbucks paper cup (2011).

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* The [[http://www.private-eye.co.uk/covers.php?showme=1300 50th aniversary anniversary cover]] of ''Magazine/PrivateEye'' showed two versions of their mascot Gnitty, surrounded by the essential paraphenallia paraphernalia of journalism in 1961 and 2011. Prominently displayed are a cup and saucer (1961) and a Starbucks paper cup (2011).



* In ''Microsoft Bob'', Java the dinosaur, personal guide and friend of Bob, is always seen with coffee mug in hand, and will replace his mug if it breaks for some reason. Espresso bars are Java's natural habitat.

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* In ''Microsoft Bob'', Java the dinosaur, personal guide and friend of Bob, is always seen with a coffee mug in hand, hand and will replace his mug if it breaks for some reason. Espresso bars are Java's natural habitat.



** Professor Ozpin's rarely seen without a coffee mug; he drinks hot chocolate rather than coffee, but hot chocolate is a caffeinated beverage and he drinks an awful lot of it. The new students have their first lesson on a clifftop overlooking a monster-filled forest... and even in that location Professor Ozpin manages to conduct the lesson with a mug in hand. The one time he was seen without his drink for any length of time was also the one time where his behaviour was so out-of-character that it was lampshaded in-universe that he was NotHimself. [[spoiler: When Ozpin explains his [[ResurrectiveImmortality current]] [[Really700YearsOld situation]] to Team RNJR, Qrow briefly leaves the room to pour him a mug.]]
** Doctor Oobleck may be even worse than Ozpin. Within in the space of a single lesson, his lecture is constantly interrupted by him pausing to guzzle coffee after coffee, of several different types, including espresso-shot mugs. He also never stops moving for long and his jittery behaviour indicates he can barely stand still for a moment. His weapon is eventually revealed to his his coffee thermos flask, which morphs into a flamethrower.

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** Professor Ozpin's rarely seen without a coffee mug; he drinks hot chocolate rather than coffee, but hot chocolate is a caffeinated beverage and he drinks an awful lot of it. The new students have their first lesson on a clifftop overlooking a monster-filled forest... and even in that location location, Professor Ozpin manages to conduct the lesson with a mug in hand. The one time he was seen without his drink for any length of time was also the one time where his behaviour was so out-of-character that it was lampshaded in-universe that he was NotHimself. [[spoiler: When Ozpin explains his [[ResurrectiveImmortality current]] [[Really700YearsOld situation]] to Team RNJR, Qrow briefly leaves the room to pour him a mug.]]
** Doctor Oobleck may be even worse than Ozpin. Within in the space of a single lesson, his lecture is constantly interrupted by him pausing to guzzle coffee after coffee, of several different types, including espresso-shot mugs. He also never stops moving for long and his jittery behaviour indicates he can barely stand still for a moment. His weapon is eventually revealed to his his coffee thermos flask, which morphs into a flamethrower.


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* Chapter 2 of the Website/FanfictionDotNet installment of ''Webcomic/AxisPowersHetalia'' fic ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/11427206/2/Strange-Things-About-America Strange Things About America]]'': the coffee machine at the World Meeting place had broken, and [[NationsAsPeople America]] basically went crazy. Fifteen minutes of destroying the meeting room and ''one'' cup of coffee later, he was fine.
** It was even mentioned that [[BewareTheNiceOnes Finland]] was like this too.
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* Chapter 2 of the Website/FanfictionDotNet installment of ''Webcomic/AxisPowersHetalia'' fic ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/11427206/2/Strange-Things-About-America Strange Things About America]]'': the coffee machine at the World Meeting place had broken, and [[NationsAsPeople America]] basically went crazy. Fifteen minutes of destroying the meeting room and ''one'' cup of coffee later, he was fine.
** It was even mentioned that [[BewareTheNiceOnes Finland]] was like this too.
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** Professor Ozpin's rarely seen without a coffee mug; he drinks hot chocolate rather than coffee, but hot chocolate is a caffeinated beverage and he drinks an awful lot of it. The new students have their first lesson on a clifftop overlooking a monster-filled forest... and even in that location Professor Ozpin manages to conduct the lesson with a mug in hand. The one time he was seen without his drink for any length of time was also the one time where his behaviour was so out-of-character that it was lamp-shaded in-universe that he was NotHimself. [[spoiler: When Ozpin explains his [[ResurrectiveImmortality current]] [[Really700YearsOld situation]] to Team RNJR, Qrow briefly leaves the room to poor him a mug.]]
** Doctor Oobleck may be even worse than Ozpin. Within in the space of a single lesson, his lecture is constantly interrupted by him pausing to guzzle coffee after coffee, of several different types, including espresso-shot mugs. He also never stops moving for long and his jittery behaviour indicates he can barely stand still for a moment. His weapon is eventually revealed to his his coffee thermos flask, which morphs into a flame-thrower.

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** Professor Ozpin's rarely seen without a coffee mug; he drinks hot chocolate rather than coffee, but hot chocolate is a caffeinated beverage and he drinks an awful lot of it. The new students have their first lesson on a clifftop overlooking a monster-filled forest... and even in that location Professor Ozpin manages to conduct the lesson with a mug in hand. The one time he was seen without his drink for any length of time was also the one time where his behaviour was so out-of-character that it was lamp-shaded lampshaded in-universe that he was NotHimself. [[spoiler: When Ozpin explains his [[ResurrectiveImmortality current]] [[Really700YearsOld situation]] to Team RNJR, Qrow briefly leaves the room to poor pour him a mug.]]
** Doctor Oobleck may be even worse than Ozpin. Within in the space of a single lesson, his lecture is constantly interrupted by him pausing to guzzle coffee after coffee, of several different types, including espresso-shot mugs. He also never stops moving for long and his jittery behaviour indicates he can barely stand still for a moment. His weapon is eventually revealed to his his coffee thermos flask, which morphs into a flame-thrower.flamethrower.

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* ''Radio/MartinMolloy'': The "Coffee Squad" sketch was a parody of ''Series/TheBill'', in which a police team dealing with a hostage situation spends the entire time working out the best way to get coffee.
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* Wrestling/DavidOtunga would constantly have a full travel mug of coffee while he was Johnny Ace's assistant

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* Wrestling/DavidOtunga would constantly have a full travel mug of coffee while he was [[Wrestling/JohnLaurinaitis Johnny Ace's assistantAce's]] assistant.


Compare: SpotOfTea, GRatedDrug, CaffeineBulletTime, KlatchianCoffee. See also GiganticGulp. Often the only means of defying NotAMorningPerson. This trope is usually the only reason people tolerate coffee that's BadToTheLastDrop. CaffeineFailure is when the caffeine won't work for one reason or another.

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Compare: SpotOfTea, GRatedDrug, CaffeineBulletTime, KlatchianCoffee. See also GiganticGulp. Often the only means of defying NotAMorningPerson. This trope is usually the only reason people tolerate coffee that's BadToTheLastDrop. CaffeineFailure is when the caffeine won't work for one reason or another.
another. It's often treated as an antidote for SleepDeprivation-- or a way to cause it.


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''It is by caffeine alone I set my mind in motion.\\
It is by the beans of Java that thoughts acquire speed,\\
The hands acquire shaking, the shaking becomes a warning.\\
It is by caffeine alone I set my mind in motion.''


* Wrestling/ClaudioCastagnoli was known for drinking coffee during his promos and had a blog which documented his coffee intake.[[/folder]]

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* Wrestling/ClaudioCastagnoli was known for drinking coffee during his promos and had a blog which documented his coffee intake.intake.
* Wrestling/DavidOtunga would constantly have a full travel mug of coffee while he was Johnny Ace's assistant
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--> When they talk about drugs, they don't talk about all of them, that's the problem. They don't mention coffee. ''(Chuckles)'' The low end of the speed spectrum, I grant you. But there are coffee freaks. And they're walkin' around, and nobody, y'know, worried about it or anything. Mrs. Olson[[note]] in their old advertisements, a Swedish neighbor who invariably recommended a cup of Folgers coffee for the characters in the commercial[[/note]] never tells you about that mild speed lift, y'know? She's shooting freeze-dried Folgers, right? But you've seen the coffee freak in the office, haven't you? The guy who drops eight or nine cups every morning, and always in a good mood: ''(rapidly)'' "Hi! How are ya? Warm that up for ya? OK, yeah! Hi, how are ya, good to see ya." Always in a nice mood. Until the coffee urn breaks, man. Then he's the first guy to: ''(more rapidly)'' "Whaddaya mean broken, man? Wha'? Plug it in, man! Turn it around! Never mind, man! Put some water in. Holy shit, man! Turn the plug around!" Then he goes out and scores, 'cause he's the one who's hooked.

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--> When they talk about drugs, they don't talk about all of them, that's the problem. They don't mention coffee. ''(Chuckles)'' The low end of the speed spectrum, I grant you. But there are coffee freaks. And they're walkin' around, and nobody, y'know, worried about it or anything. Mrs. Olson[[note]] in their old advertisements, a Swedish neighbor who invariably recommended a cup of Folgers coffee for the characters in the commercial[[/note]] commercial. Played by Virginia Christine, who might be best known to you as Princess Ananka in ''The Mummy's Curse.''[[/note]] never tells you about that mild speed lift, y'know? She's shooting freeze-dried Folgers, right? But you've seen the coffee freak in the office, haven't you? The guy who drops eight or nine cups every morning, and always in a good mood: ''(rapidly)'' "Hi! How are ya? Warm that up for ya? OK, yeah! Hi, how are ya, good to see ya." Always in a nice mood. Until the coffee urn breaks, man. Then he's the first guy to: ''(more rapidly)'' "Whaddaya mean broken, man? Wha'? Plug it in, man! Turn it around! Never mind, man! Put some water in. Holy shit, man! Turn the plug around!" Then he goes out and scores, 'cause he's the one who's hooked.


* The only way to get through a game of ''TabletopGame/{{Risk}}'' in one sitting. Or [[PottyEmergency almost]].


As a result of these special qualities, {{UsefulNotes/coffee}} and associated paraphernalia like coffeepots, coffee mugs and paper coffee cups with plastic covers have become an ubiquitous feature of every office setting. Oftentimes when points are being discussed, one or more of the participants will have a mug in hand. Important things happen around the office coffeepot, and the number of paper cups at an employee's desk is often used as a visual indicator of how much stress he or she is under. For some reason, other drinks are not considered to be as representative of our reliance on caffeine as good, strong coffee, even if some teas actually have ''more'' caffeine.

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As a result of these special qualities, {{UsefulNotes/coffee}} and associated paraphernalia like coffeepots, coffee mugs and paper coffee cups with plastic covers have become an ubiquitous feature of every office setting. Oftentimes when points are being discussed, one or more of the participants will have a mug in hand. Important things happen around the office coffeepot, and the number of paper cups at an employee's desk is often used as a visual indicator of how much stress he or she is under. For some reason, other drinks are not considered to be as representative of our reliance on caffeine as good, strong coffee, even if some teas and soft drinks actually have ''more'' caffeine.


* Prosecutor Godot (goh-doh) from ''VisualNovel/PhoenixWrightAceAttorney'' is obsessed with coffee, it being his "gimmick" of sorts. He often uses obscure coffee metaphors when describing his case, drinks up to seventeen cups in one trial day, has coffee served to him in a mug ''slid across the prosecutor's desk'', does {{Spit Take}}s, and throws his coffee at Phoenix when things aren't looking so good. [[spoiler:It's also worth noting that it was the aroma of coffee in his room what woke him up from his ConvenientComa.]]

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* Prosecutor Godot (goh-doh) from ''VisualNovel/PhoenixWrightAceAttorney'' is obsessed with coffee, it being his "gimmick" of sorts. He often uses obscure coffee metaphors when describing his case, drinks up to seventeen cups in one trial day, has coffee served to him in a mug ''slid across the prosecutor's desk'', does {{Spit Take}}s, Take}}s (sometimes even spending several seconds taking a drink for the ''sole purpose'' of doing a spit take), and throws his coffee at Phoenix when things aren't looking so good. [[spoiler:It's also worth noting that it was the aroma of coffee in his room what woke him up from his ConvenientComa.]]



** It also ends up being an important symbol at the end of the game, as when he drinks his last cup [[spoiler: Phoenix drinks one as well, indicating reconciliation]].

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** It also ends up being an important symbol at the end of the game, as when he drinks his last cup [[spoiler: [[OneLastSmoke One Last Cup]] [[spoiler:before he is jailed for murder and given the death penalty, Phoenix drinks one as well, indicating reconciliation]].

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