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7th Dec '16 9:54:35 AM Cieloazul
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* Lampshaded in Creator/HPLovecraft's ''Literature/TheDreamQuestOfUnknownKadath'', where it is mentioned that the Dreamlands have their own rules about sound and air.
28th Nov '16 12:39:29 PM KamenZero
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** Averted in at least one other Star Trek novel, during which Worf and Data are riding on top of high-speed vehicles. Worf is able to hear Data, who is sitting in front of him, but Worf is unable to reply because of the sound travelling backwards at such high speeds.
5th Nov '16 6:10:09 AM thatother1dude
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* Used hugely in ''WesternAnimation/SWATKats''. Sometimes they would avert it, by having aircraft-to-aircraft conversations take place via radio or video comms channels, but oftentimes people would just say things, and the SWAT Kats would be able to somehow hear them inside their active supersonic jet. Really, the noise from the Turbokat was just severely played down or outright eliminated in a lot of circumstances, otherwise talking and sound effects would just be blared out by engine noise.
* In the ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse'' episode "Bubbled", Steven and [[spoiler: the eyeball-Ruby]] can talk freely, even though they're floating in space, and [[spoiler: Eyeball]] is OUTSIDE Steven's bubble. Sound doesn't carry through a vacuum, so the first half of the conversation shouldn't even have been able to take place.

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* Used hugely in ''WesternAnimation/SWATKats''. ''WesternAnimation/SWATKats'': Sometimes they would avert it, by having aircraft-to-aircraft conversations take place via radio or video comms comm channels, but oftentimes people would just say things, and the SWAT Kats would be able to somehow hear them inside their active supersonic jet. Really, the noise from the Turbokat was just severely played down or outright eliminated in a lot of circumstances, otherwise talking and sound effects would just be blared out by engine noise.
* In the ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse'' episode "Bubbled", Steven and [[spoiler: the eyeball-Ruby]] can talk freely, even though they're floating in space, and [[spoiler: Eyeball]] is OUTSIDE Steven's bubble. Sound doesn't carry through a vacuum, so the first half of the conversation shouldn't even have been able to take place.
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3rd Nov '16 3:42:19 PM Siempie
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* In the ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse'' episode "Bubbled", Steven and [[spoiler: the eyeball-Ruby]] can talk freely, even though they're floating in space, and [[spoiler: Eyeball]] is OUTSIDE Steven's bubble. Sound doesn't carry through a vacuum, so the first half of the conversation shouldn't even have been able to take place.
17th Sep '16 7:04:15 AM ShorinBJ
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* Averted in the final episode of ''Series/{{MASH}}'', "Goodbye, Farewell, and Amen". As BJ Hunnicutt is departing, Klinger tells Col. Potter that Hunnicutt's discharge orders were rescinded, but Potter is unable to hear the message because the helicopter taking him away is too loud.

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* Averted Subverted in the final episode of ''Series/{{MASH}}'', "Goodbye, Farewell, and Amen". As BJ Hunnicutt is departing, Klinger tells Col. Potter that Hunnicutt's discharge orders were rescinded, but Potter is pretends to be unable to hear the message because the helicopter taking him away is too loud.
10th Sep '16 1:12:01 PM babyhenchy1
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* ''Film/MadMaxFuryRoad'' mostly takes places at high speed with a fleet of massive, mostly unmuffled V8s and the Doof Wagon around yet wind noise only shows up maybe once and the roar of the engines is only audible when the vehicles themselves are the focus. People have no trouble yelling to other vehicles across several meters of air that should by all rights be flooded with cacophony.

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* ''Film/MadMaxFuryRoad'' mostly takes places at high speed with a fleet of massive, mostly unmuffled V8s and the [[ThePowerOfRock Doof Wagon Wagon]] around yet wind noise only shows up maybe once and the roar of the engines is only audible when the vehicles themselves are the focus. People have no trouble yelling to other vehicles across several meters of air that should by all rights be flooded with cacophony.
9th Sep '16 5:41:11 PM komodosp
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* In BackToTheFuture Part 2, Marty is hiding in the back of Biff's car while Biff is driving. Marty is talking to the Doc on a walkie-talkie. At first it seems to be an example of this trope when you wonder how could Biff not hear him, he is talking so loudly. However, it turns out to be Fridge Brilliance and an aversion - we are hearing from Marty's point of view, but the car is an open top convertible and Biff would have the wind in his ears.

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* In BackToTheFuture ''Film/BackToTheFuture'' Part 2, Marty is hiding in the back of Biff's car while Biff is driving. Marty is talking to the Doc on a walkie-talkie. At first it seems to be an example of this trope when you wonder how could Biff not hear him, he is talking so loudly. However, it turns out to be Fridge Brilliance FridgeBrilliance and an aversion - we are hearing from Marty's point of view, but the car is an open top convertible and Biff would have the wind in his ears.
9th Sep '16 5:39:48 PM komodosp
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* In BackToTheFuture Part 2, Marty is hiding in the back of Biff's car while Biff is driving. Marty is talking to the Doc on a walkie-talkie. At first it seems to be an example of this trope when you wonder how could Biff not hear him, he is talking so loudly. However, it turns out to be Fridge Brilliance and an aversion - we are hearing from Marty's point of view, but the car is an open top convertible and Biff would have the wind in his ears.
18th Aug '16 8:48:13 AM MarsJenkar
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Related to EasilyOverheardConversation, SevenMinuteLull, StageWhisper and (distantly) RealisticDictionIsUnrealistic, as well as TalkingIsAFreeAction for a different sort of an unusually nonproblematic conversation.

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Related to EasilyOverheardConversation, SevenMinuteLull, StageWhisper and (distantly) RealisticDictionIsUnrealistic, as well as TalkingIsAFreeAction for a different sort of an unusually nonproblematic conversation.
conversation. For the effect that loud sound ''doesn't'' have on the ears in Hollywood, see SteelEarDrums.
11th May '16 7:45:48 PM Piando
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* ''WebOriginal/HonestTrailers'' [[LampshadeHanging pointed this out]] during their riff of ''Film/{{The Avengers|2012}}'': "...battles so action-packed, that you won't even ask yourself: how are they even all talking to each other without earpieces?"

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* ''WebOriginal/HonestTrailers'' ''WebVideo/HonestTrailers'' [[LampshadeHanging pointed this out]] during their riff of ''Film/{{The Avengers|2012}}'': "...battles so action-packed, that you won't even ask yourself: how are they even all talking to each other without earpieces?"
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