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14th Aug '17 1:38:19 PM Eddy1215
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* JokeAndReceive, where instead of a deliberate lie it's a joke.

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* JokeAndReceive, where instead of a deliberate lie lie, it's a joke.
14th Aug '17 12:51:46 PM Gosicrystal
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* JokeAndReceive, where instead of a deliberate lie it's a joke.
30th Jul '17 12:14:20 PM ngh93
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* A written example in ''Disney/{{Mulan}}'': Mushu writes a fake message from the General to order Shang's new troops to move out. [[spoiler: That message turns out to be desperately needed, as they find out when they arrive at the pillaged village with every citizen and imperial soldier--including the General himself--killed by the Huns]]

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* A written example in ''Disney/{{Mulan}}'': Mushu writes a fake message from the General to order Shang's new troops to move out. [[spoiler: That message turns out to be desperately needed, as they find out when they arrive at the pillaged village with every citizen and imperial soldier--including the General himself--killed by the Huns]]Huns]].
24th Jul '17 12:51:36 PM Eddy1215
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* In one episode of ''WesternAnimation/DaveTheBarbarian'', to prevent Dave from finding out that she caused his flowers to grow into giant monsters, Fang tells him that there's a poetry contest in town. [[BrickJoke Later]], when she's forced to get his help, it turns out there really ''was'' a poetry contest happening, with the Narrator lampshading.
18th Jul '17 8:43:21 AM ngh93
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'''Fast Tony''': [''in genuine astonishment''] I am? Er... I mean uh... [''boldly''] Yes, I am.

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'''Fast Tony''': [''in ''(in genuine astonishment''] astonishment)'' I am? Er... I mean uh... [''boldly''] ''(boldly)'' Yes, I am.
8th Jul '17 9:59:28 PM Gamermaster
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** Misato also refers to their counter-conspiracy as "the side of the angels" during the Christmas party (in the "good" sense, not in the "EldritchAbomination" sense). Said group is run by Rei and Kaworu.
4th Jul '17 3:13:33 PM ImperialMajestyXO
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* In ''Literature/TheTwits'', Mr. Twit makes up a disease called "the Shrinks" in order to play a prank on his wife. But at the end of the story, it turns out there really ''is'' such an ailment, [[spoiler:which ends up making them both disappear]].
3rd Jul '17 7:48:12 PM somebob
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* ''Series/NickyRickyDickyAndDawn'': "In Not-So-Sweet Charity", the boys were trying to convince some girls that a hot guitarist/singer their age was dating someone, and upon seeing Dawn coming in a door, claimed it was her. The truth actually led to problems because the [[StarCrossedLovers parents hated each other and forbade them from even being on each other's property.]]
18th Jun '17 5:46:16 AM Gosicrystal
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* IfOnlyYouKnew, where a character says something true by coincidence [[LockedOutOfTheLoop without him/her knowing its accuracy]].

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* IfOnlyYouKnew, where a character says something true by coincidence [[LockedOutOfTheLoop without him/her knowing its accuracy]].
accuracy]] (note how the intent there is ''not'' to deceive a second party).
18th Jun '17 5:44:21 AM Gosicrystal
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Compare RightForTheWrongReasons, where a character follows an erroneous chain of logic to a correct conclusion, and AccidentallyCorrectWriting, where a creator does not do the research, but gets it right anyway. See also GenuineImposter, where a character is revealed to be someone they are impersonating.

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RightForTheWrongReasons, where a character follows an erroneous chain of logic to a correct conclusion, and conclusion.
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AccidentallyCorrectWriting, where a creator does not do the research, but gets it right anyway. See also anyway.
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GenuineImposter, where a character is revealed to be someone they are impersonating.
* IfOnlyYouKnew, where a character says something true by coincidence [[LockedOutOfTheLoop without him/her knowing its accuracy]].
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