History LoopholeAbuse / WebOriginal

28th May '17 8:53:08 PM StongRadd
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* "Can I have some ice cream?" "Only a spoonful." [holds a giant spoon in mischief]
21st May '17 5:25:10 PM nombretomado
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* Elaine E. Nalley in the WhateleyUniverse is so notorious for doing this at Whateley Academy that the headmistress gave her the codename Loophole. As a RulesLawyer, this can cause problems. Eventually, she discovers that the administration believes in Rule Zero.
** In another Whateley example, Jobe Wilkin's mandatory school codename is... Jobe Wilkins. It's not just megalomania, given his notoriety as the only son[[note]]At least at first, this is Whateley after all[[/note]] of the setting's CaptainErsatz of Dr. Doom he figures he's not going to go unrecognized in any event.

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Elaine E. Nalley in the WhateleyUniverse is so notorious for doing this at Whateley Academy that the headmistress gave her the codename Loophole. As a RulesLawyer, this can cause problems. Eventually, she discovers that the administration believes in Rule Zero.
** In another Whateley example, Jobe Wilkin's mandatory school codename is... Jobe Wilkins. It's not just megalomania, given his notoriety as the only son[[note]]At least at first, this is Whateley after all[[/note]] of the setting's CaptainErsatz of Dr. Doom he figures he's not going to go unrecognized in any event.



* On WereAlive, Kelly falls asleep on guard duty and doesn't hear [[ThemeTwinNaming Latch and Scratch]] knocking at the door. Michael threatens to kick Kelly out for violating the rules, only for Kelly [[RulesLawyer (a lawyer)]] to point out that the rules say that while everyone has to take turns on guard duty there's no rule against sleeping on duty.

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* On WereAlive, ''AudioPlay/WereAlive'', Kelly falls asleep on guard duty and doesn't hear [[ThemeTwinNaming Latch and Scratch]] knocking at the door. Michael threatens to kick Kelly out for violating the rules, only for Kelly [[RulesLawyer (a lawyer)]] to point out that the rules say that while everyone has to take turns on guard duty there's no rule against sleeping on duty.
21st May '17 6:25:20 AM bwburke94
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* In ''WebAnimation/{{RWBY}}'', Professor Oobleck chews out the team for not following instructions, then turns to Ruby for not leaving her bags at the school. She points out that he never said to listen to him back then, so she didn't. Oobleck concedes that "...she's not wrong."

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* In ''WebAnimation/{{RWBY}}'', Professor Doctor Oobleck chews out the team for not following instructions, then turns to Ruby for not leaving her bags at the school. She points out that he never said to listen to him back then, so she didn't. Oobleck concedes that "...she's not wrong.""
** In ''WebAnimation/RWBYChibi'', Nora requests that Ruby make her coffee the entire way. Ruby is suspicious, but does it anyway. As she finishes, Ren races up to warn Ruby not to do so, that he told her not to make anymore coffee and that she'll try to get her to make it. Ruby calls out that odd bit of logic.



* In ''WebAnimation/RWBYChibi'', Nora requests that Ruby make her coffee the entire way. Ruby is suspicious, but does it anyway. As she finishes, Ren races up to warn Ruby not to do so, that he told her not to make anymore coffee and that she'll try to get her to make it. Ruby calls out that odd bit of logic.
19th May '17 11:23:58 PM GrammarNavi
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** In another GTA V Let's Play, Michael ends up winning for his team when his airplane breaks apart and he lands in the water safely, allowing him to make the winning score. Next round, Ryan ''immediately'' dives into the water, forcing an ObviousRulesPatch.

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** In another GTA V Let's Play, Michael ends up winning for his team when his airplane breaks apart and he lands in the water safely, allowing him to make the winning score. Next round, Ryan ''immediately'' dives into the water, forcing an ObviousRulesPatch.ObviousRulePatch.
8th Apr '17 12:19:11 PM nombretomado
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* After being inundated with annoying [[http://knowyourmeme.com/memes/confession-bear Confession Bear]] image macros in the meme thread, Website/SomethingAwful followed {{Reddit}}'s lead([[ArchEnemy !]]) and declared a [[BearsAreBadNews "No Bear Macros"]] week. People immediately began looking for loopholes:

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* After being inundated with annoying [[http://knowyourmeme.com/memes/confession-bear Confession Bear]] image macros in the meme thread, Website/SomethingAwful followed {{Reddit}}'s {{Website/Reddit}}'s lead([[ArchEnemy !]]) and declared a [[BearsAreBadNews "No Bear Macros"]] week. People immediately began looking for loopholes:
23rd Jan '17 9:34:26 PM DustSnitch
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* Invoked in an episode of ''Podcast/PlumbingTheDeathStar'' where the cast members act out how they think ''Harry Potter'' characters should have acted. Professor Dumbledore, as Joel Zammit would have him act, learns of a curse that prevents any Defense Against the Dark Arts teacher from teaching for more than a year. How does he undo this Dark Magic of old? He re-names the class.
20th Nov '16 7:40:47 AM fearlessnikki
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* [=YouTube=] allows users to upload their own thumbnails for their videos. A lot of wrestling fans will post supposed videos of recent matches - accompanied by a screenshot from it. Turns out they've really uploaded themselves playing the match out on a video game.
15th Oct '16 6:42:41 PM Blazer
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* In ''WebAnimation/RWBYChibi'', Nora requests that Ruby make her coffee the entire way. Ruby is suspicious, but does it anyway. As she finishes, Ren races up to warn Ruby not to do so, that he told her not to make anymore coffee and that she'll try to get her to make it. Ruby calls out that odd bit of logic.
23rd May '16 12:39:14 PM Piando
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* In ''WebAnimation/DragonBallZAbridged'', Android 16 prepares to battle Cell, which confuses 18 as he was designed to fight Goku and ''only'' Goku. He points out that Cell's DNA is comprised of 10.78% of Goku's, thus he ''is'' a Goku.

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* In ''WebAnimation/DragonBallZAbridged'', ''WebVideo/DragonBallZAbridged'', Android 16 prepares to battle Cell, which confuses 18 as he was designed to fight Goku and ''only'' Goku. He points out that Cell's DNA is comprised of 10.78% of Goku's, thus he ''is'' a Goku.
2nd Jan '16 10:54:32 AM nombretomado
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* After being inundated with annoying [[http://knowyourmeme.com/memes/confession-bear Confession Bear]] image macros in the meme thread, SomethingAwful followed {{Reddit}}'s lead([[ArchEnemy !]]) and declared a [[BearsAreBadNews "No Bear Macros"]] week. People immediately began looking for loopholes:

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* After being inundated with annoying [[http://knowyourmeme.com/memes/confession-bear Confession Bear]] image macros in the meme thread, SomethingAwful Website/SomethingAwful followed {{Reddit}}'s lead([[ArchEnemy !]]) and declared a [[BearsAreBadNews "No Bear Macros"]] week. People immediately began looking for loopholes:
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