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"The Tongue offends, and the Ears get the Cuffing."
Benjamin Franklin, Poor Richard's Almanack (1757)

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    Anime and Manga 

Fritz Stanford: HAHAHAHAHA! Are you afraid?! There's no way you're not! Now witness the awesome power of —
Revy: Shut the fuck up. Can't you see I wasn't even listening? I mean, were you trying to sell me the damn gun or what?

Jeice: We've had enough of this, ya coward. Now make a move! [Goku punches him in the face] AGH! shot!
Goku: Hmph. You said to make a move. I thought you meant that you were ready to go at it.
Jeice: No. Yes. You! SHOW 'IM, BURTER!
Dragon Ball Z (original Funimation dub)

Zamasu: Just as we foresaw! Fighting this formidable Saiyan blight has carried our strength to new heights. This proves our transformative power! Our destiny is to cast judgement on all creation! Even you must see it now, [turning] Goku —
Goku: HERE'S WHAT I THINK! [punches him flying]

Captain Falcon: FALCON PUUUUUNCH! [smashes Black Shadow in the face in a Taking You with Me moment]

Chisaki: You don't know Eri's value! A punk like you can't exploit an asset like her!
Midoriya: SMASH! [kicks Chisaki so hard the kaiju-sized yakuza is sent flying into the air]


    Comic Books 

Judge Fear: Gaze into the face of Fear!
(Dredd puts his fist through Judge Fear's face and into his skull up to Dredd's wrist.)

Smasher: Accessing hyper-strength upload from my exospecs.
[Drax the Destroyer punches him in the face, stopping him cold]
Drax: Accessing fist.

     Film — Animated 

Syndrome: See? Now you respect me, because I'm a threat. That's the way it works. Turns out there are a lot of people, whole countries who want respect, and they will pay through the nose to get it! How do you think I got rich? I invented weapons, and now I have a weapon that only I can defeat! And when I unleash it, I'll get —
[Mr. Incredible throws a tree trunk at him; he narrowly dodges]
Syndrome: You sly dog! You got me monologuing! I can't believe it!
Syndrome, The Incredibles

    Film — Live-Action 

Loki: ENOUGH! You are, all of you, beneath me! I am a god, you dull creature, and I will not be bullied by—
The Incredible Hulk: ...puny god.

"When you have to shoot, shoot! Don't talk!"

Yon-Rogg: I'm So Proud of You. You've come a long way since I found you that day by the lake. But can you keep your emotions in check long enough to take me on? Or will they get the better of you as always? I always told you, you'll be ready the day you can knock me down as yourself. This is that moment. This is that moment, Vers! Turn off the light show and prove, prove to me that you can beat me witho-
[Carol energy-blasts him into a hill, then walks over.]
Carol: I have nothing to prove to you.


Hari: And you don't block a groin-kick with your hands, you take it on the thigh. Every time you drop your hands, you're gonna get a whack. You understand?
Kris: Yes, I'm starting to— (takes uppercut to solar plexus)
Hari: Lesson two. Best time to hit someone is when he's off guard. Best time to catch someone off guard is when he's talking. When you talk, you're thinking about what to say next, not— (takes jab to face) ... Y'know, there's just the faintest chance I could start to like you.

‘The primer, you whoreson bastard! Give me the primer!’ Molitor yelled.
I gave him a full clip of bolt rounds instead.
Gregor Eisenhorn, Xenos

The disdain sleeted over her, tearing the planetary body of Magrat Garlick to pieces. She'd never be any good. She'd never be beautiful or intelligent, or strong. She'd never be anything at all. Self-confidence? Confidence in what?
The eyes of the Queen were all she could see. All she wanted to do was lose herself in them, and the ablation of Magrat Garlick roared on, tearing at the strata of her soul... exposing the core.
She bunched up her fist and hit the Queen between the eyes.

    Live-Action TV 

"What did the five fingers say to the face? SLAP!"

"The law of my fist is about to compel your teeth!"
The Blackfish, Game of Thrones

Jaime: Only a fool makes threats he's not prepared to carry out. Now, let's say I threatened to hit you unless you shut your mouth, but you kept talking. What do you think I'd do?
Walder Rivers: I don't give a rat-
[Jaime backhands Walder across the face.]
Game of Thrones, "The Broken Man"

"Hold on a minute! There are three important, brilliant, and complicated reasons why you should listen to me. One—" [gets knocked out]
The Tenth Doctor, Doctor Who, "The Idiot's Lantern"



Sonny: Big Six here would like a word with ya.
Stone: I'm all ears.
Sonny: You don't need 'em. He talks with his hands.
Stone [Turning, to hit Big Six]: Is that so—?
[Big Six knocks Stone to the floor.]

    Video Games 

Chakravartin: You have exceeded my expectations. I praise you. You are indeed the one to inherit this world. Gaea must be led by one of its own. Now that you have become a perfect being, I may now leave this world, and save other worlds in need of my guidance. Come, and join your daughter (...) [extends hand] I am counting on you.
Asura: [extends arm into Chakravartin's face] I refuse!

"Don't speak. Just die."
Dante, Devil May Cry 2

"I've had enough of your snide insinuations!" [punch]
Commander Shepard, Mass Effect

"I've had enough of your disingenuous assertions!" [punch]
Commander Shepard, Mass Effect 2

"Soon the defense will rest... her fist upon your face."
She-Hulk, when facing off against Phoenix Wright in Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3

"What an agreeable little lamb you are! I have been grooming victims for the Vake since, oh, long before the Fall, but I've never found one as argh; damn you; ow; desist; REEEGH!"
A certain treasonous Naturalist, being interrupted by your ticked-off character with an armful of rocks, Fallen London

    Web Animation 

AK-130 Android: Intruder. Identify yourself.
[Adam fires Blush into its face]
RWBY, "Black" trailer

"What did you say to me?! Actually, it doesn't matter. I've got the best comeback of all: A SPAS-12."

Rubric Marine: Maybe if you were less of an egocentric dick, you would've noticed-


Psycho Mantis: Hold up... Crash Bandicoot? SERIOUSLY? You played THAT!?
[Solid Snake shoots Psycho Mantis in the head]
Psycho Mantis: Ow, wait I'm not finished!

    Web Original 

It feels like it's been centuries since two-time welterweight BlackBerry boxer grand champion Naomi Campbell has injected fear into the streets by whoopin' tricks left and right. Naomi hasn't curbed her cuntiness (THANK GOD), but I thought that maybe she retired her slapping hands and was done with leaving her mark (aka her palm print) on people's faces. Well, I thought wrong, because Naomi the Terrible was back to terrorizing hos in Cuba yesterday.

A cameraman from NBC News made the mistake of following Naomi as she left her hotel in Havana. Naomi told him to get out of her face. Now, when Naomi Campbell tells you to get out of her face, you either listen or you call your mother to tell her you love her, put on a helmet and hope for the best while clutching a rosary. The cameraman kept filming and so Naomi came for his ass... Naomi later called NBC News to apologize and said it was all just one, big misunderstanding! What Naomi means by "misunderstanding" is that she didn't want a camera filming her face for free and the cameraman didn't understand that, so she had to explain it to him in a language he may understand. The language being her favorite language: Slapanese. That’s what she meant.
Michael K., "Naomi The Terrible Is Up To Her Old Tricks Again"

???: Difficulty is not a concern. But enlighten me, what is it that you think will be difficult about this plan?
[Nova simply presses the trigger of the thunderlord, causing it to let loose with its massive .50 caliber electrostatic rounds.]
Nova : See, the problem with that is plans become much harder to complete when you're dead.


    Web Video 

"Let this be a lesson, kids. When debating, solve your problems not with an agreement, but by screaming, "I AM A MAN!" and punching them in the guts. Allow me to demonstrate. "I AM A MAN!!!"" [punch]''

Rubber Soul: I'm Rubber Soul!
[Rubber Soul reveals himself.]
Rubber Soul: And this is my real identity, Rubber Soul, Mr. Damn Handsome.
Jotaro: What's with this guy? He's annoying.
Rubber Soul: Huh? What was that? There's something on my face? What is it? Huh? Handsome? Hehaha! Handsome on my face. Huhuhuhu! Seriously?! Oh man! Hahaha, Handsome on it, oh man! Can wash that off. Nah, no way, it's Handsome after a...
Jotaro: ORA!
[Star Platinum decks Rubber Soul in the face.]
Jotaro: You're pretty damn irritating!

Jeice: Alright you bastard! Prepare to feel the wrath of the Ginyu - [gets punched] AHH! You goddamn wanker! You punched me in the- [gets punched] AHH! Oh, you did it again! [gets punched] Gah! Stop it! Stop it! Stop - [gets punched] PISS! [thinking] What did the Captain tell us to do in this situation?
Ginyu: Jeice, if you ever find yourself being punched repeatedly in the face, always remember to - [gets punched again]
Jeice: OW! Oh, he cut off the Captain!
Goku: So, are you gonna dodge any of these?
Jeice: Oh, that's what the Captain said to - [gets punched] AHHHHH! BURTER! SUPPORT!
Burter: Well, you've got very nice hair, you're a beautiful shade of red, and honestly, you're the only guy I can rely on on this team.
Jeice: I meant PUNCH HIM, you daft bastard! Oh.. but thanks, you know? That - that really cheered me - [gets punched] God, I think he broke something that time!

    Western Animation 

Condiment King: "What's this? Ah, the Big Bad Bat Guy. I knew you'd ketchup to me sooner or later. How I've relished this meeting. You, the Dynamic Dark Knight, versus me, the Conceptual Condiment King! Come, Batman, let's see if you can cut the mustard.
Batman: [delivers a single punch to CK's stomach] Quiet!

Megatron: Oh well, come on, let's have it. The usual "destiny and honor" speech.
Optimus Primal: Speech this. [POW]
Beast Wars, "Nemesis, Part 2"

Cyclops: [blasts Mr. Sinister] I warned you before to leave us alone!
Mr. Sinister: I can't. I won't! The world needs — [gets blasted again] Agh!
Cyclops: What was that? I don't think I heard you right.


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