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Unused quotes should be put on a Quotes Wiki page (just replace the namespace in the URL of the wiki page you are making a quotes page for with Quotes/) or, if they don't have an article, on Quotes Looking for an Article.

edited 19th Apr '14 7:57:06 AM by Madrugada

WarJay77 Simba is tired from Upstate New York Relationship Status: Armed with the Power of Love
Simba is tired
Sep 28th 2019 at 11:59:04 PM

Wait, Lame Excuse is about making up a fake disease?

Man that title is unindicative...

I agree though, pull the quote.

Female troper who likes Pokemon, ARGs, Writing, and more. / Links: Sandbox.Zero Context Example Thread - Sandbox.Roleplay Cleanup Thread
wingedcatgirl it's her... the real winged cat girl... from Catgirl Heaven, presumably Relationship Status: Crazy Cat Lady
it's her... the real winged cat girl...
Sep 29th 2019 at 6:38:42 AM

Yeah, I think the name is playing on "lame" as in unable to walk... it's a huge stretch and I coulda sworn it's been brought to TRS over this. Anyway, pulled the quote.

🐱 Name: Sylvi 🐱 Pronouns: it/they/she 🐱
silkywishes Relationship Status: Tsundere'ing
Sep 30th 2019 at 3:01:29 AM

Maybe it's just because I'm unfamiliar with the MCU, but the quote for Bad Liar is a little unclear to me, and I feel like it might be better to have a quote that actually showcases bad lying. Here's one from The Adventure Zone: Amnesty that I think could do nicely -

Duck: Juno, this is so embarrassing. Um, last week... my truck got beat up, and I had to take it over to Whistles'... and while he was fixing it up, I had to borrow yours to run out... to do a check on... a body of water... in the... tree... zone. Forest. Fuck! It was a body of water in the tree zone?
Juno: Okay, Duck -
Duck: And I had to check on it in your car, and when I drove your car without asking, I think I left my... pants. No. Wallet? Money! I left my wallet in your truck, and I was wondering if you could go look for it real quick.
Juno: Alright, so that was all lies.

Or if that's too long, a simpler one from right after -

Duck: Juno, look in my eyes. Do you know when I'm pullin' a fib?
Juno: Yes, it's when you start stumbling over your words a whole lot and you say 'fuck' a bunch.

Nouct Serial procrastinator from Studying abroad Relationship Status: Longing for my OTP
Serial procrastinator
Sep 30th 2019 at 5:22:51 AM

The shorter one seems like a good replacement so I'm in favor.

"This is tremendous content, where's my phone"
Sep 30th 2019 at 10:20:29 AM

Changed the Bad Liar quote. The terrible formatting of the MCU example didn't help, but even ignoring that the new quote is better.

Sep 30th 2019 at 12:01:05 PM

The current quote for Now You Tell Me seems a little too rambly. Plus, I don't think it actually fits the trope.

"Oh, in case you got covered in that Repulsion Gel, here's some advice the lab boys gave me - (sound of rustling paper) "do NOT get covered in the Repulsion Gel." We haven't entirely nailed down what element it is yet, but I'll tell you this, it's a lively one, and it does not like the human skeleton."
Cave Johnson, Portal 2

I propose swapping it with the following:

Madeline Ashton: Bottoms up! (drinks potion)
Lisle von Rhoman: Now, a warning...
Madeline Ashton: NOW a warning?!

- Fly, robin, fly! - ...I'm trying!
rjd1922 Paladin from Illinois Relationship Status: Love is for the living, Sal
Paladin
Sep 30th 2019 at 2:04:09 PM

How about this for Lame Excuse? By the way, there was a TRS thread about it.

Gumball: You tricked us! That was no game.
Richard: Sorry! I've got a medical condition... called laziness.

Edited by rjd1922 on Sep 30th 2019 at 9:42:11 AM

Steel be with you.
Mahoxy aka DJ Cold Breakfast, aka The Fuzzy Dazzler from Inkopolis Relationship Status: In another castle
aka DJ Cold Breakfast, aka The Fuzzy Dazzler
Sep 30th 2019 at 7:18:01 PM

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A more concise suggestion for Evil Gloating:
"This is but phase one of my secret evil plan! Which I will now explain in detail..."
Marina, Splatoon 2

Winning is temporary, but looking cool is forever!
wingedcatgirl it's her... the real winged cat girl... from Catgirl Heaven, presumably Relationship Status: Crazy Cat Lady
it's her... the real winged cat girl...
Oct 3rd 2019 at 12:03:04 PM

The page quote on Psychological Projection is very long and only maybe one phrase of it actually has anything to do with this trope.

Edited by wingedcatgirl on Oct 3rd 2019 at 12:03:21 PM

🐱 Name: Sylvi 🐱 Pronouns: it/they/she 🐱
chasemaddigan Playing the world's smallest violin.
Playing the world's smallest violin.
Oct 3rd 2019 at 12:08:15 PM

[up] I prefer this quote for the main page, as it summarizes the trope a lot better:

"To the selfish, all are selfish."
Aesop of "The Fox and the Bramble."

WarJay77 Simba is tired from Upstate New York Relationship Status: Armed with the Power of Love
Simba is tired
Oct 3rd 2019 at 12:10:36 PM

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razorrozar7 I am having much enjoyment! from Oregon Relationship Status: Hooked on a feeling
I am having much enjoyment!
Oct 3rd 2019 at 12:23:57 PM

there's only one quote on Quotes.Conviction By Counterfactual Clue and it doesn't seem to actually relate to the trope.

I'm Chloe. I fix things. Only you can prevent ZCEs.
WarJay77 Simba is tired from Upstate New York Relationship Status: Armed with the Power of Love
Simba is tired
Oct 9th 2019 at 12:15:46 PM

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Agree. Both quotes are bad.

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dsneybuf Relationship Status: I've been dreaming of True Love's Kiss
Oct 9th 2019 at 1:26:29 PM

Does anyone else think WesternAnimation.Steven Universe The Movie having no quote wouldn't seem as bad as it still having a quote from the wrong cartoon?

Edited by dsneybuf on Oct 9th 2019 at 3:27:06 AM

WarJay77 Simba is tired from Upstate New York Relationship Status: Armed with the Power of Love
Simba is tired
Oct 9th 2019 at 1:28:18 PM

[up] Yeah, just remove it. Besides, finding a quote from the actual work shouldn't be that hard.

Female troper who likes Pokemon, ARGs, Writing, and more. / Links: Sandbox.Zero Context Example Thread - Sandbox.Roleplay Cleanup Thread
wingedcatgirl it's her... the real winged cat girl... from Catgirl Heaven, presumably Relationship Status: Crazy Cat Lady
it's her... the real winged cat girl...
Oct 11th 2019 at 10:25:49 PM

The quote on Either/Or Prophecy is fairly blatantly actually an example of Either "World Domination", or Something About Bananas.

If the quote was cut down to the first line, it'd at least look like an example of the right trope?

🐱 Name: Sylvi 🐱 Pronouns: it/they/she 🐱
Oct 15th 2019 at 5:11:39 PM

https://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/article_history.php?article=Main.ForbiddenFruit&more=t

Eievie changed the page quotation about 5 weeks ago without giving an edit reason. Should it be reverted?

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