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* ''FanFic/ItGetsWorse'': [[Literature/{{Worm}} Taylor]]'s power makes it so anything that threatens her safety and/or happiness will immediately suffer a stroke of bad luck. Director Piggot becomes GenreSavvy about it, to the point that the mere flicker of lights is enough to make her change course just before she decides something.


* ''WesternAnimation/PAWPatrol'': Sid Swashbuckle said it on his Debut episode after getting rescued by the Paw Patrol.
---> Sid Swashbuckle: On second thought, I-I need my stuff! Letís go!

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* ''WesternAnimation/PAWPatrol'': Sid Swashbuckle said it on his Debut episode after getting rescued by the Paw PAW Patrol.
---> Sid Swashbuckle: --> '''Sid Swashbuckle''': On second thought, I-I need my stuff! Letís go!


->'''Genie:''' I can give you one wish.\\
'''Guy:''' I wish for a bridge to Hawaii.\\
'''Genie:''' Sorry, that's far too hard to do.\\
'''Guy:''' Oh. Okay, [[MarsAndVenusGenderContrast I wish I could understand women]].\\
'''Genie:''' ...Do you want that bridge to have two lanes or four?

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->'''Genie:''' I can give will grant you one wish.\\
'''Guy:''' Well, I've always wanted to go to Hawaii, but I'm afraid of flying and boats make me seasick. I wish for there was a bridge to Hawaii.Hawaii so that I can just drive there.\\
'''Genie:''' Sorry, I'm sorry, but that's far too hard for me to do.do. Think of something else.\\
'''Guy:''' Oh. Okay, Oh, that's too bad. Well, in that case, [[MarsAndVenusGenderContrast I wish I could understand women]].\\
'''Genie:''' ...Do you '''Genie:''' ''[{{beat}}]'' You want that bridge to have two lanes or four?


'''Dr. Paulson:''' It's headed for his testicles.\\

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'''Dr. Paulson:''' [[CripplingCastration It's headed for his testicles.\\]]\\

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* ''WesternAnimation/PAWPatrol'': Sid Swashbuckle said it on his Debut episode after getting rescued by the Paw Patrol.
---> Sid Swashbuckle: On second thought, I-I need my stuff! Letís go!


* ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer'': In "I Was Made to Love You," when Buffy returns from a party at the Bronze, Giles suggests he not watch Dawn alone anymore because he can't take much more exposure to the habits of a young teenager. Buffy remarks that her night didn't go so well either, since it consisted of watching a robot [[DestinationDefenestration throw Spike out a window]]... and immediately backpedals, [[KickTheSonOfABitch laughing at the memory]].
-->'''Buffy''': [''laughs''] I'm sorry. I'm very, very sorry, but if it makes you feel any better, my "fun time Buffy party night" involved watching a robot throw Spike through a window, so if you wanna trade... No... Wait... I wouldn't give that memory up for anything.

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* ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer'': ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer'':
** In "The Initiative," when Spike finds himself unable to bite or hurt Willow due to [[RestrainingBolt his new cerebral microchip]], Willow gets a little too caught up in her [[DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything understanding attitude towards]] [[TheLoinsSleepTonight Spike's "performance issues".]]
--->'''Willow''': Why don't we wait a half an hour and try again? [''beat''] Or... [''smashes a lamp over Spike's head before making a break for it'']
**
In "I Was Made to Love You," when Buffy returns from a party at the Bronze, Giles suggests he not watch Dawn alone anymore because he can't take much more exposure to the habits of a young teenager. Buffy remarks that her night didn't go so well either, since it consisted of watching a robot [[DestinationDefenestration throw Spike out a window]]... and immediately backpedals, [[KickTheSonOfABitch laughing at the memory]].
-->'''Buffy''': --->'''Buffy''': [''laughs''] I'm sorry. I'm very, very sorry, but if it makes you feel any better, my "fun time Buffy party night" involved watching a robot throw Spike through a window, so if you wanna trade... No... Wait... I wouldn't give that memory up for anything.



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* ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer'': In "I Was Made to Love You," when Buffy returns from a party at the Bronze, Giles suggests he not watch Dawn alone anymore because he can't take much more exposure to the habits of a young teenager. Buffy remarks that her night didn't go so well either, since it consisted of watching a robot [[DestinationDefenestration throw Spike out a window]]... and immediately backpedals, [[KickTheSonOfABitch laughing at the memory]].
-->'''Buffy''': [''laughs''] I'm sorry. I'm very, very sorry, but if it makes you feel any better, my "fun time Buffy party night" involved watching a robot throw Spike through a window, so if you wanna trade... No... Wait... I wouldn't give that memory up for anything.

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* ''FanFic/RosarioVampireBrightestDarkness Act VI'': In Act VI, after [[HairTriggerTemper Kokoa]] flies into an UnstoppableRage and tries to outright [[MurderTheHypotenuse murder Sun]] for [[DisproportionateRetribution kissing Gin]], Kurumu begins to say she can't believe that Kokoa would go that far... and immediately backpedals.
-->'''Kurumu''': I can't believe she tried to... well, actually I ''can'' believe it.
[[/folder]]


A subtrope of ImmediateSelfContradiction. Often the former request will end up OffTheTable.

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A subtrope of ImmediateSelfContradiction. Often the former request will end up OffTheTable.
OffTheTable. Compare WouldRatherSuffer and AnythingButThat.

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* ''Film/MontyPythonAndTheHolyGrail'': King Arthur and his knights are excited about going to Camelot. The film cuts to the "Knights of the Round Table" musical number (a reference to the musical ''Theatre/{{Camelot}}, after which it cuts back to Arthur:
--> '''Arthur:''' On second thoughts, let's not go to Camelot. 'tis a silly place.


* ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'':

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* ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'':''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'' has this happen twice in "The Cave of Two Lovers".
** The Gaang meets a group of nomads who suggest they take a legendary secret tunnel under the mountain they have to cross.
--->'''Aang:''' Thanks, but Appa hates tunnels, and we have to do what makes Appa comfortable.\\
''[[[SmashCut Cut to the Gaang dodging fireballs and screaming, then to them back with the nomads, badly singed]]]''\\
'''Sokka:''' Secret love cave; let's go.



''[{{Beat}}]''\\



** In another episode, the Gaang meets a group of nomads who suggest they take a legendary secret tunnel under the mountain they have to cross.
--->'''Aang:''' Thanks, but Appa hates tunnels, and we have to do what makes Appa comfortable.\\
''[[[SmashCut Cut to the Gaang dodging fireballs and screaming, then to them back with the nomads, badly singed]]]''\\
'''Sokka:''' Secret love cave; let's go.


'''Guy:''' I wish for world peace.\\

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'''Guy:''' I wish for world peace.a bridge to Hawaii.\\



'''Genie:''' ...Define "peace".

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'''Genie:''' ...Define "peace".
Do you want that bridge to have two lanes or four?

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* ''Series/BlakesSeven''. In "Weapon", the [[TheChessmaster psychostrategist ]] that Supreme Commander Servalan has employed to work out her EvilPlan flees on realising it's going to fail, leaving a video message for her.
-->'''Carnell:''' Look at it this way, Supreme Commander, you haven't lost anything. Whereas I, well, I've lost my career, my position, the respect of my peers... Come to think of it, I haven't lost much, either.


'''Harry Block:''' (''shocked look'') Take it! Take it! Take the leg!

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'''Harry Block:''' (''shocked look'') ''[shocked look]'' Take it! Take it! Take the leg!



'''Penny:''' (''singing'') Soft kitty, warm kitty, little ball of fur...

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'''Penny:''' (''singing'') ''[singing]'' Soft kitty, warm kitty, little ball of fur...



(''a sniper round whizzes past his head'')\\

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(''a ''[a sniper round whizzes past his head'')\\head]''\\



'''Squidward:''' I think so too, or Krabs will fire both of us! (''{{beat}}'') On second thought, [[BurgerFool keep them waiting]].
* ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'', when Homer became the Grim Reaper in a Halloween episode:
-->(''Homer wakes up in the morning, puts on the Grim Reaper robe'')\\

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'''Squidward:''' I think so too, or Krabs will fire both of us! (''{{beat}}'') ''[{{beat}}]'' On second thought, [[BurgerFool keep them waiting]].
* ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'', when Homer became becomes the Grim Reaper in a Halloween episode:
-->(''Homer -->''[Homer wakes up in the morning, puts on the Grim Reaper robe'')\\robe]''\\



(''the name on the list is "Marge Simpson", his wife'')\\

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(''the ''[the name on the list is "Marge Simpson", his wife'')\\wife]''\\



(''name on list changes to "Homer Simpson"'')\\

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(''name ''[name on list changes to "Homer Simpson"'')\\Simpson"]''\\



* In ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'', Iroh and Zuko ponder which is worse, the Earth Kingdom, or the Fire Nation.
-->'''Zuko:''' If the Earth Kingdom discovers us, they'll have us killed.\\

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* In ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'', ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'':
**
Iroh and Zuko ponder which is worse, the Earth Kingdom, or the Fire Nation.
-->'''Zuko:''' --->'''Zuko:''' If the Earth Kingdom discovers us, they'll have us killed.\\



-->'''Aang:''' Thanks, but Appa hates tunnels, and we have to do what makes Appa comfortable.\\
''([[SmashCut Cut to the Gaang dodging fireballs and screaming, then to them back with the nomads, badly singed]])''\\

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-->'''Aang:''' --->'''Aang:''' Thanks, but Appa hates tunnels, and we have to do what makes Appa comfortable.\\
''([[SmashCut ''[[[SmashCut Cut to the Gaang dodging fireballs and screaming, then to them back with the nomads, badly singed]])''\\singed]]]''\\



(''[[OffscreenTeleportation Raj is suddenly next to them]]'')\\

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(''[[OffscreenTeleportation ''[[[OffscreenTeleportation Raj is suddenly next to them]]'')\\them]]]''\\



* One episode of ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' opens with [[AntiVillain Trixie]] trying to buy a dangerous power-enhancing artifact from an curiosity shop, prompting this exchange.
-->'''Shopkeeper:''' "I'm afraid this is ''far'' too dangerous."
-->'''Trixie:''' ''(drops a bag of gold on the counter)''
-->'''Shopkeeper:''' "...Would you like that gift wrapped?"

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* One episode of ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'':
** In "[[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS1E8LookBeforeYouSleep Look Before You Sleep]]", Applejack isn't very eager to spend a slumber party with Twilight and Rarity, making up excuses that she should go home. As she's heading out, however, the storm outside intensifies with a [[DramaticThunder Dramatic Lightning Strike]], and she's back to the same spot in a flash.
--->'''Applejack:''' Oh hey, heh, would'ja look at the time. I gotta skidaddle on home quick. I'm powerful late for, uh, fer somethin'. Uh, g'night.\\
''[heads out; thunderstrike]''\\
'''Applejack:''' GAH! Or maybe I'll sit here for a spell.
** "[[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS3E5MagicDuel Magic Duel]]"
opens with [[AntiVillain Trixie]] trying to buy a dangerous power-enhancing artifact from an curiosity shop, prompting this exchange.
-->'''Shopkeeper:''' "I'm --->'''Shopkeeper:''' I'm afraid this is ''far'' too dangerous."
-->'''Trixie:''' ''(drops
\\
''[Trixie drops
a bag of gold on the counter)''
-->'''Shopkeeper:''' "...
counter]''\\
'''Shopkeeper:''' ...
Would you like that gift wrapped?"gift-wrapped?



-->'''Dodgers:''' T-The palace, with the guards, and the...[[BuffySpeak zappy things that burn you like toast]]? ''(his hair starts turning gray)'' ...Set a course.

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-->'''Dodgers:''' T-The palace, with the guards, and the... [[BuffySpeak zappy things that burn you like toast]]? ''(his ''[his hair starts turning gray)'' ...gray]'' ...Set a course.
course.


->'''Genie''': I can give you one wish.\\
'''Guy''': I wish for world peace.\\
'''Genie''': Sorry, that's far too hard to do.\\
'''Guy''': Oh. Okay, [[MarsAndVenusGenderContrast I wish I could understand women]].\\
'''Genie''': ...Define "peace".

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->'''Genie''': ->'''Genie:''' I can give you one wish.\\
'''Guy''': '''Guy:''' I wish for world peace.\\
'''Genie''': '''Genie:''' Sorry, that's far too hard to do.\\
'''Guy''': '''Guy:''' Oh. Okay, [[MarsAndVenusGenderContrast I wish I could understand women]].\\
'''Genie''': ...'''Genie:''' ...Define "peace".



!Examples:

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!Examples:
!!Examples:



(''lights go out in quarters'')\\

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(''lights ''[lights go out in quarters'')\\quarters]''\\



--> '''Penny:''' Really? You want me to sing "Soft Kitty" to a ''computer monitor?''\\

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--> '''Penny:''' -->'''Penny:''' Really? You want me to sing "Soft Kitty" to a ''computer monitor?''\\



-->'''Addison:''' "A ventriloquist! That is remarkable, you didn't even more a muscle!"
-->'''Wilbur:''' "Mr. Addison, would you believe it if I were to tell you the horse actually talks?"
-->'''Addison:''' "Why, of course not!"
-->'''Wilbur:''' "I've been a ventriloquist for years."

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-->'''Addison:''' "A A ventriloquist! That is remarkable, you didn't even more a muscle!"
-->'''Wilbur:''' "Mr.
muscle!\\
'''Wilbur:''' Mr.
Addison, would you believe it if I were to tell you the horse actually talks?"
-->'''Addison:''' "Why,
talks?\\
'''Addison:''' Why,
of course not!"
-->'''Wilbur:''' "I've
not!\\
'''Wilbur:''' I've
been a ventriloquist for years."



* At one point in ''Machinima/FreemansMind'', after finally reaching the surface, Freeman adamantly refuses to take the ladder leading back underground. Then, as he's looking for another route, he takes two rounds from a sniper. He then decides that underground isn't so bad after all.



-->'''Dave:''' "Uh oh. Is this about the sentient meme that took over the net in Blue Sector and keeps threatening to vaporize us via spy satellite?"
-->'''Helen:''' "No, it's not about the sentient meme! I didn't even know there ''was'' a sentient meme!"
-->'''Dave:''' "Oh...good."
-->'''Helen:''' "On second thought, let's make this about the sentient meme."

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-->'''Dave:''' "Uh Uh oh. Is this about the sentient meme that took over the net in Blue Sector and keeps threatening to vaporize us via spy satellite?"
-->'''Helen:''' "No,
satellite?\\
'''Helen:''' No,
it's not about the sentient meme! I didn't even know there ''was'' a sentient meme!"
-->'''Dave:''' "Oh...
meme!\\
'''Dave:''' Oh...
good."
-->'''Helen:''' "On
\\
'''Helen:''' On
second thought, let's make this about the sentient meme."



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[[folder:Web Video]]Original]]



(''Jason shows the ''VideoGame/FridayThe13th'' NES cartridge, silently telling him to play it'')\\

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(''Jason ''[Jason shows the ''VideoGame/FridayThe13th'' NES cartridge, silently telling him to play it'')\\it]''\\



(''wish not granted'')
* At one point in ''Machinima/FreemansMind'', after finally reaching the surface, Freeman adamantly refuses to take the ladder leading back underground. Then, as he's looking for another route, he takes two rounds from a sniper. He then decides that underground isn't so bad after all.

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(''wish ''[wish not granted'')
* At one point in ''Machinima/FreemansMind'', after finally reaching the surface, Freeman adamantly refuses to take the ladder leading back underground. Then, as he's looking for another route, he takes two rounds from a sniper. He then decides that underground isn't so bad after all.
granted]''

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