Originally Posted by BatLobsterRises
Fair enough I suppose. I just don't think it's un-Joker like for him to have that almost supernaturally brilliant criminal mind and a good sense of timing. Ledger was able to sell that to me in his performance, you always got the feel he was 10 steps ahead of everyone around him.
I see that as being more like Riddler than Joker. Nolan seems to have combined the two characters, which is why he couldn't use Riddler for TDKR. He had already done Riddler, with Joker the mastermind criminal always a step ahead of Batman.