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Posted by rivka (Member # 4859) on :
Like so.
Posted by ketchupqueen (Member # 6877) on :
If I Am Ever the Hero's Own True Love...

If I have a friend who never seems to be around when the Hero shows up and clobbers the Bad Guys, I will draw the appropriate conclusions.

Jeff and I were just watching The Incredibles and talking about this. [Big Grin]
Posted by Hobbes (Member # 433) on :
Best one so far:

If my trusted lieutenant tells me my Legions of Terror are losing a battle, I will believe him. After all, he's my trusted lieutenant.
Hobbes [Smile]
Posted by ketchupqueen (Member # 6877) on :
I'm partial to the true love ones, myself.

Is it scary that I can tell which epic mythic sagas and/or sci-fi shows most of these are drawn from?
Posted by Dragon (Member # 3670) on :
[Big Grin]

those are great.

200. During times of peace, my Legions of Terror will not be permitted to lie around drinking mead and eating roast boar. Instead they will be required to obey my dietician and my aerobics instructor.

201. All giant serpents acting as guardians in underground lakes will be fitted with sports goggles to prevent eye injuries.

202. All crones with the ability to prophesy will be given free facelifts, permanents, manicures, and Donna Karan wardrobes. That should pretty well destroy their credibility.

203. I will not employ an evil wizard if he has a sleazy mustache.

Posted by Kayla (Member # 2403) on :
The starfleet captain one is funny. I like not having holodecks and installing seat belts. Holodecks are nothing but trouble and I'm tired of people flying around the bridge every time someone shoots at them. The other thing I thought about, rather than seat belts, was for there to be some automatic system in place that eliminated gravity every time the inertial dampeners go off-line. That would solve a ton of problems.
Posted by Eaquae Legit (Member # 3063) on :
She stole those evil overlord ones! At least, I didn't see any credit given to the original author/compiler... Peter Anspach
Posted by HesterGray (Member # 7384) on :
66. If I absolutely must scream, I'll use actual words with useful information. "I'M BEING EATEN BY A SHUGGOTH!" better enables the Hero to rescue me than does a simple ear-splitting "AAARRRGGHH!"
Posted by Annie (Member # 295) on :
36. There are three dimensions in space. I do not have to attack in the same plane as the opponent.

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