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* In ''Literature/HarryPotter'' ''[[Literature/HarryPotterAndTheOrderOfThePhoenix And The Order Of The Phoenix]]'', [[TheBully Draco Malfoy]] reacts to his Quidditch team losing by insulting Mrs. Weasley and the late Lily Potter in front of Harry and the Weasley twins, Fred and George. He ends up getting thrashed by Harry (who tries not to get involved until Draco insults Lily) and Fred for this.

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* In ''Literature/HarryPotter'' ''[[Literature/HarryPotterAndTheOrderOfThePhoenix And The Order Of The Phoenix]]'', [[TheBully Draco Malfoy]] reacts to his Quidditch team losing by insulting Mrs. Weasley and the late Lily Potter in front of Harry and the Weasley twins, Fred and George. He ends up getting thrashed by Harry (who tries not to get involved until Draco insults Lily) and Fred George for this.


* To some extent Nines Rodriguez from ''VideoGame/VampireTheMasqueradeBloodlines''. He constantly talks about how the Anarchs are the best and the Camarilla is shit and acting cool, but if you disagree with his view he'll get awfully snippy and even refuse to talk with you. Not that [[BigBad Prince Lacroix]] and [[DragonLady Ming Xiao]] are any better mind you, and ditto for [[HumanoidAbomination Andrei]].


There are many ways of taking a loss. Alice, for example, will admit [[GracefulLoser defeat, compliment the one who bested them]] and in case of death, GoOutWithASmile. And Bob.... won't.

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There are many ways of taking a loss. Alice, for example, will admit [[GracefulLoser defeat, defeat and might even compliment the one who bested them]] and in case of death, GoOutWithASmile. And Bob....them]]. Bob however.... won't.

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* ''WesternAnimation/AdventuresOfSonicTheHedgehog'': In "[[Recap/AdventuresOfSonicTheHedgehogS01E019TheMysteryOfTheMissingHiTops The Mystery of the Missing Hi-Tops]]", it is revealed that Robotnik does not take well to losing card games against his robots. When one wins, he shoots at the robot repeatedly, yelling, "I don't remember programming you to beat me!", and tosses the robot into a pile of other discarded robots who presumably won against him and suffered the same consequences.


* Hades in ''Disney/{{Hercules}}'' takes the victories of the titular hero over his monsters ''[[BurningWithAnger badly]]'', and blames Megara for it, since she was the one who encouraged him, taking her soul as a consolation prize.

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* Hades in ''Disney/{{Hercules}}'' ''WesternAnimation/{{Hercules}}'' takes the victories of the titular hero over his monsters ''[[BurningWithAnger badly]]'', and blames Megara for it, since she was the one who encouraged him, taking her soul as a consolation prize.



* In ''Disney/OneHundredAndOneDalmatians'', Cruella de Vil takes the constant resistance to claiming the Dalmatian puppies for her fur coat ''very'' badly.

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* In ''Disney/OneHundredAndOneDalmatians'', ''WesternAnimation/OneHundredAndOneDalmatians'', Cruella de Vil takes the constant resistance to claiming the Dalmatian puppies for her fur coat ''very'' badly.



* ''Disney/TheLionKing'': A rare non-villainous example. As a cub, Simba tries to pounce on his friend Nala after they get into an argument and [[IWasBeatenByAGirl she easily beats him]]. After he pushes her off he glares at her, then tries pouncing her again while she's distracted. That roll down a hill together with Simba struggling to stay on top, only for Nala to pin him once again, and smuggle rub it in his face.

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* ''Disney/TheLionKing'': ''WesternAnimation/TheLionKing1994'': A rare non-villainous example. As a cub, Simba tries to pounce on his friend Nala after they get into an argument and [[IWasBeatenByAGirl she easily beats him]]. After he pushes her off he glares at her, then tries pouncing her again while she's distracted. That roll down a hill together with Simba struggling to stay on top, only for Nala to pin him once again, and smuggle rub it in his face.


** Zoro was like this when he was a kid, getting very annoyed when Kuina would beat him every time. Actually he's still technically a sore loser as adult (of sorts) given the [[BoysDontCry only]] time we see him [[ManlyTears cry ]]is when he loses to Mihawk and tearfully vows he'll never lose again (a declaration he couldn't keep as Arlong kicked his ass in the next arc). Of course, it's [[JustifiedTrope justified]] as he swore to the memory of Kuina he would beat Mihawk and become the greatest swordsman and would naturally be upset that he fell short as well believing he had disappointed Luffy by losing which isn't true.

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** Zoro was like this when he was a kid, getting very annoyed when Kuina would beat him every time. Actually he's still technically a sore loser as adult (of sorts) given the [[BoysDontCry [[MenDontCry only]] time we see him [[ManlyTears cry ]]is when he loses to Mihawk and tearfully vows he'll never lose again (a declaration he couldn't keep as Arlong kicked his ass in the next arc). Of course, it's [[JustifiedTrope justified]] as he swore to the memory of Kuina he would beat Mihawk and become the greatest swordsman and would naturally be upset that he fell short as well believing he had disappointed Luffy by losing which isn't true.



** Law has this reaction when he fails to kill Domflamingo and Luffy has to step up to the plate, [[spoiler: considering how Domflamingo killed Corazon who was basically the closest thing Law had to a loved one after his parents and little sister were killed... it's no wonder he'd be upset over being unable to kill Doffy himeself]].

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** Law has this reaction when he fails to kill Domflamingo Doflamingo and Luffy has to step up to the plate, [[spoiler: considering how Domflamingo Doflamingo killed Corazon who was basically the closest thing Law had to a loved one after his parents and little sister were killed... it's no wonder he'd be upset over being unable to kill Doffy himeself]].



** Frieza does this ''again'' in ''Anime/DragonBallZResurrectionF'' when he realizes he can't win. He actually successfully destroys the Earth, but this being Dragon Ball, it [[ResetButton gets undone]] pretty quickly.

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** Frieza does this ''again'' in ''Anime/DragonBallZResurrectionF'' when he realizes he can't win. He actually successfully destroys the Earth, but this being Dragon Ball, ''Dragon Ball'', it [[ResetButton gets undone]] pretty quickly.



** Panik was worse. A duelist who uses a great deal of intimidation, his reaction to losing was to ''attack Yugi with a flamethrower''. Fortunately, his Puzzle protected him (and probably prevented a wildfire, [[FridgeHorror when you think about it]])

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** Panik was worse. A duelist who uses a great deal of intimidation, his reaction to losing was to ''attack Yugi with a flamethrower''. Fortunately, his Puzzle protected him (and probably prevented a wildfire, [[FridgeHorror when you think about it]])it]]).



** The Sabertooth guild leader, Jinemma, is an especially notable example. He won't accept anything less than absolute victory, so when Yukino loses to Kagura, he instantly humiliates her by causing her to strip naked in front of the guild members before kicking her out. Later when Sting and Rouge single-handily lose to Natsu, he beats them senseless then tries to kill Sting's exceed friend, Lector, when he tries to defend him. He gets a hole in his mid-section by Sting in retaliation for his trouble. But the real kicker comes an arc later when he shows up transformed into a demon by Tartous (which he accepted willingly) just to take revenge on the two for what happened. By this point, Sting and Rouge are both sick of his crap and take him down together.

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** The Sabertooth guild leader, Jinemma, is an especially notable example. He won't accept anything less than absolute victory, so when Yukino loses to Kagura, he instantly humiliates her by causing her to strip naked in front of the guild members before kicking her out. Later when Sting and Rouge single-handily lose to Natsu, he beats them senseless then tries to kill Sting's exceed friend, Lector, when he tries to defend him. He gets a hole in his mid-section by Sting in retaliation for his trouble. But the real kicker comes an arc later when he shows up transformed into a demon by Tartous Tartaus (which he accepted willingly) just to take revenge on the two for what happened. By this point, Sting and Rouge are both sick of his crap and take him down together.

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* When Don Poiteau from ''Literature/TheSpeedOfDark'' lost his first fencing tournament, he drank a six-pack, threw up behind a tree, cried, and said it was the worst day of his life.

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* Marcus Valorium in ''Film/OnceUponASpy''. An EvilGenius, he still bears a grudge against Jack Chenault for winning a scientific award they were both nominated for 12 years earlier. According to Valorium, this was the only time he ever lost. After capturing Chenault, he forces Jack's partner Paige Tannehill to run through a DeathCourse as a way og eveing the score.

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* In ''Film/ShortcutToHappiness'', the Devil throws an epic hissy fit when the jury finds in Stone's favour and nullifies her contract.

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* Music/SuicidalTendencies has "A Small Victory", the lyrics discussing the SoreLoser verbatim - as well as his sister trope, the [[UnsportsmanlikeGloating Sore Winner.]]


* In 2017, Casey Viner lost a $1.50 bet to Shane Gaskill over a ''VideoGame/CallOfDuty'' game. Viner would enlist Tyler Barriss to engage in "swatting" Gaskill (sending the SWATTeam or police to someone's house with a false accusation of some sort of horrible crime being committed). It turns out that Gaskill gave a false address. As a result, Andrew Finch (who had nothing to do with the bet) was shot and killed. Barriss would receive 20 to 25 years in jail, and Viner got two years of probation.

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* In 2017, Casey Viner lost a $1.50 bet to Shane Gaskill over a ''VideoGame/CallOfDuty'' game. Viner would enlist Tyler Barriss to engage in "swatting" Gaskill (sending the SWATTeam or police to someone's house with a false accusation of some sort of horrible crime being committed). It turns out that Gaskill gave a false address. As a result, Andrew Finch (who had nothing to do with the bet) was shot and killed. Barriss would receive 20 to 25 years in jail, and Viner got two years of probation. And Gaskill gets absolutely nothing for giving a false address that got someone killed - something wrong there.


* The FinalBoss of ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaSkywardSword'', [[spoiler: Demon King Demise]], is such a terrible loser that [[spoiler: he makes Link and Zelda's descendants fight Ganondorf, a manifestation of his hatred who keeps reincarnating right alongside them.]] You know you've got problems accepting defeat when [[spoiler: you spend your dying breath speaking one of the most notorious villains in video game history into existence.]]

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* The FinalBoss of ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaSkywardSword'', [[spoiler: Demon King Demise]], is such a terrible loser that [[spoiler: he makes Link and Zelda's descendants fight Ganondorf, a manifestation of his hatred who keeps reincarnating right alongside them.]] You know you've someone's got problems accepting defeat when [[spoiler: you spend your he spends his dying breath speaking one of the most notorious villains in video game history into existence.]]

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* The FinalBoss of ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaSkywardSword'', [[spoiler: Demon King Demise]], is such a terrible loser that [[spoiler: he makes Link and Zelda's descendants fight Ganondorf, a manifestation of his hatred who keeps reincarnating right alongside them.]] You know you've got problems accepting defeat when [[spoiler: you spend your dying breath speaking one of the most notorious villains in video game history into existence.]]


** [[DownplayedTrope Downplayed]] with Leon from [[VideoGame/PokemonSwordAndShield Sword and Shield,]] but he's clearly upset after he's defeated by the protagonist. During the Championship finals, he gives a grimace before becoming the epitome of a GracefulLoser, but when the cameras aren't rolling, [[spoiler:like during his defeat at the Battle Tower, he takes much longer to recover - blatantly obscuring his face while he regathers his composure while clenching his fists all the while.]] Justified since he's been completely undefeated since he became the Champion when he was at least ten years old, so he's not used to handling losing.

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** [[DownplayedTrope Downplayed]] with Leon from [[VideoGame/PokemonSwordAndShield ''[[VideoGame/PokemonSwordAndShield Sword and Shield,]] Shield,]]'' but he's clearly upset after he's defeated by the protagonist. During the Championship finals, he gives a grimace before becoming the epitome of a GracefulLoser, but when the cameras aren't rolling, [[spoiler:like during his defeat at the Battle Tower, he takes much longer to recover - blatantly obscuring his face while he regathers his composure while clenching his fists all the while.]] Justified since he's been completely undefeated since he became the Champion when he was at least ten years old, so he's not used to handling losing.

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** [[DownplayedTrope Downplayed]] with Leon from [[VideoGame/PokemonSwordAndShield Sword and Shield,]] but he's clearly upset after he's defeated by the protagonist. During the Championship finals, he gives a grimace before becoming the epitome of a GracefulLoser, but when the cameras aren't rolling, [[spoiler:like during his defeat at the Battle Tower, he takes much longer to recover - blatantly obscuring his face while he regathers his composure while clenching his fists all the while.]] Justified since he's been completely undefeated since he became the Champion when he was at least ten years old, so he's not used to handling losing.

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