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I'm looking for an idiom (or pithy quote) that is equivalent to saying;

Having met that person, I decided that I would absolutely do the opposite of what they would do.

Any ideas?

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... I decided to be the anti-{person's name}.

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Superman to the rescue again:

Having met John, I decided to be Bizarro John

Bizzaro is a DC comic character whose powers are the exact opposite of Superman's.

Also see: The Bizarro Jerry, a Seinfeld episode where they meet a polar opposite of Jerry.

The word has decent permeation in pop culture. If your audience is familiar with Superman and/or Seinfeld, you should have no trouble getting your meaning across.

[Wikipedia]

EDIT: Thanks to ScotM for the Urban Dictionary link

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