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16th Mar '17 12:26:44 PM eldiablo555
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* Done all the time in ''WesternAnimation/{{Archer}}''. [[UnsympatheticComedyProtagonist Sterling]] and [[TheRival Barry]] argue about Barry ruining Sterling's suit and how Sterling slept with Barry's fiance while they are being shot at by the KGB. Later, [[DoggedNiceGuy Cyril]] wastes no time laying into Sterling about trying to get them all killed by taking on the {{Yakuza}} stone drunk just because they might have his [[CoolCar birthday present.]] And, of course, any time Sterling and [[ActionGirl Lana]] [[BelligerentSexualTension talk about their failed relationship.]]

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* Done all the time in ''WesternAnimation/{{Archer}}''. [[UnsympatheticComedyProtagonist Sterling]] and [[TheRival Barry]] argue about Barry ruining Sterling's suit and how Sterling slept with Barry's fiance while they are being shot at by the KGB. Later, [[DoggedNiceGuy Cyril]] wastes no time laying into Sterling about trying to get them all killed by taking on the {{Yakuza}} stone drunk just because they might have his [[CoolCar birthday present.]] And, of course, any time Sterling and [[ActionGirl Lana]] [[BelligerentSexualTension talk about their failed relationship.]]]] Then there was also the time Sterling is fighting of an army of mooks while talking to a 16 year old German diplomat's daughter about her daddy issues [[spoiler: while said girl is topless outdoors in the middle of winter]].


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* Happens in an episode of ''Justice Friends'' from ''WesternAnimation/DextersLaboratory''. Major Glory takes time in the middle of a battle to catch up with his old college roomie Living Bullet. The whole episode is also about Kronk trying to romance a female expy of himself called "She Thing" and his friends actually help him while simultaneously battling the villains.
13th Mar '17 11:05:27 AM Nazetrime
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* ''Webcomic/StandStillStaySilent'': As a work running on LightmareFuel with a DeadpanSnarker in the cast, this was bound to happen sooner or later. From Mikkel's FlatEarthAtheist perspective, the ghost attack consisted of an unconscious Lalli suddenly starting to scream, Mikkel himself passing out for no apparent reason, and waking up to the tank being driven away from the campsite and the monster-dectin having apparently had a BringMyBrownPantsMoment. Meawhile, his superior Sigrun is running around trying to resolve the situation after a similar moment of passing out. Mikkel's contribution to the frenzy is pointing out that the driver, who techically went against Sigrun's earlier orders by leaving the campsite while she was uncounscious, should be on the mutiny

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* ''Webcomic/StandStillStaySilent'': As a work running on LightmareFuel with a DeadpanSnarker in the cast, this was bound to happen sooner or later. From Mikkel's FlatEarthAtheist perspective, the ghost attack consisted of an unconscious Lalli suddenly starting to scream, followed by Mikkel himself passing out for no apparent reason, reason and waking up to the tank being driven away from the campsite and the monster-dectin monster-decting kitten having apparently had a BringMyBrownPantsMoment.BringMyBrownPants moment. Meawhile, his superior Sigrun is running around trying to resolve the situation after a similar moment of passing out. Mikkel's contribution to the frenzy is pointing out that the driver, Tuuri, who techically went against Sigrun's earlier orders by leaving driving away from the campsite while she was uncounscious, should be on the mutinySigrun's mutiny risk list instead of Mikkel himself. The list in question had been started due to a minor act of disobedience on Mikkel's part, and only had Mikkel's name on it.
13th Mar '17 10:56:43 AM Nazetrime
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* ''Webcomic/StandStillStaySilent'': As a work running on LightmareFuel with a DeadpanSnarker in the cast, this was bound to happen sooner or later. From Mikkel's FlatEarthAtheist perspective, the ghost attack consisted of an unconscious Lalli suddenly starting to scream, Mikkel himself passing out for no apparent reason, and waking up to the tank being driven away from the campsite and the monster-dectin having apparently had a BringMyBrownPantsMoment. Meawhile, his superior Sigrun is running around trying to resolve the situation after a similar moment of passing out. Mikkel's contribution to the frenzy is pointing out that the driver, who techically went against Sigrun's earlier orders by leaving the campsite while she was uncounscious, should be on the mutiny
9th Mar '17 9:23:03 PM Malady
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Usually done for comedic effect in comedies, naturally. May involve some amount of AcousticLicense. Compare TalkingIsAFreeAction. See also DistractingDisambiguation. Contrast SayMyName and BigNo, which involves meaningless exclamations that can seem as unrealistic as a quip. Truly FailureIsTheOnlyOption when dealing with dramatic dialogue. The other intended effect is to communicate just how used to these situations the heroes are. When things are so bad that they ''don't'' do it, see SarcasmFailure. If the person receives a phone call during a tense situation, see KindaBusyHere. See SeinfeldianConversation and CavemenVsAstronautsDebate for meandering/meaningless arguments to be had in situations such as this.

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Usually done for comedic effect in comedies, naturally. May involve some amount of AcousticLicense. Compare TalkingIsAFreeAction. See also DistractingDisambiguation. Contrast SayMyName and BigNo, which involves meaningless exclamations that can seem as unrealistic as a quip. Truly FailureIsTheOnlyOption when dealing with dramatic dialogue. The other intended effect is to communicate just how used to these situations the heroes are. When things are so bad that they ''don't'' do it, see SarcasmFailure. If the person receives a phone call during a tense situation, and picks it up to complain about the timing of the call, see KindaBusyHere. See SeinfeldianConversation and CavemenVsAstronautsDebate for meandering/meaningless arguments to be had in situations such as this.
2nd Mar '17 9:22:49 PM grimgrendel
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* In part 1 of ''Fanfic/HardBeingPure'', Phobia is in the middle of a battle when Dr. Evans calls her.
--> “Evans? Hey don't go yet. I'm free to talk right now. It has been so long since we last had a chat.” A few more gun shots were heard, along the ping of bullets against metal, followed by screams of agony. He heard her shout in the back, her hand pressed against her cell phone muffling the sounds, 'Do you mind?! I'm taking a call here!!' “Geez, no manners at all.”
19th Feb '17 8:58:17 AM BloodPlum
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* In ''Fanfic/SugarPlums'' this happens during the first chunin exams arc where Ume runs into the center of an all out brawl that has broken out during the second exam, starts fighting alongside Suigetsu and Chojuro while commenting on the fact that Chojuro got a new sword.
10th Feb '17 10:36:57 AM maelleofthepumpkins
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* In ''Manga/Classi9'', Tchaikovsky casually comments on a furious Wagner’s "boring" behavior after kicking him down so Beethoven could douse him in alcohol. He also gave advice to Brahms on how to insult someone while Wagner was grabbing him by the collar and shaking him ''because he had insulted him''.
7th Feb '17 4:22:36 PM MarkLungo
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* An example of this cost some lives in the Korean War: an American commander, upon being told by the British 29th Infantry Brigade that things were "a bit sticky," ordered the unit to remain in place and continue to defend the river, not knowing that [[{{Understatement}} "a bit sticky" meant "outnumbered 70 000 to 4 000, ammunition virtually exhausted."]]

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* An example of this cost some lives in the Korean War: UsefulNotes/TheKoreanWar: an American commander, upon being told by the British 29th Infantry Brigade that things were "a bit sticky," ordered the unit to remain in place and continue to defend the river, not knowing that [[{{Understatement}} "a bit sticky" meant "outnumbered 70 000 to 4 000, ammunition virtually exhausted."]]
7th Feb '17 4:21:19 PM MarkLungo
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* In the ''WesternAnimation/GravityFalls'' episode [[Recap/GravityFallsS2E3TheGolfWar The Golf War]], Pacifica is left on a deathtrap. When Mabel starts untying her from it, she starts complaining about various things she's doing. At least, until Mabel threatens to leave her there.

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* In the ''WesternAnimation/GravityFalls'' episode [[Recap/GravityFallsS2E3TheGolfWar "[[Recap/GravityFallsS2E3TheGolfWar The Golf War]], War]]", Pacifica is left on a deathtrap. When Mabel starts untying her from it, she starts complaining about various things she's doing. At least, until Mabel threatens to leave her there.
19th Jan '17 9:49:39 PM Argon2
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* In ''Literature/TheMahabhrata'', while driving a chariot during (through) the Kurukshetra war, Krishna notices that the horses look tired and stops fighting so he can bathe them [[ItMakesSenseInContext in a magically summoned lake]]. (His bro, Arjuna, helps out by providing cover fire.) His gentle reassurances of the horses while he grooms them are therefore this trope.



* In ''Series/{{Smallville}}'', "Icarus", Oliver, Clark and ComicBook/{{Hawkman}} break into a government base separately and causally talk about Clark's love life while pilfering the bad guy's office.

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* In ''Series/{{Smallville}}'', "Icarus", Oliver, Clark and ComicBook/{{Hawkman}} break into a government base separately and causally casually talk about Clark's love life while pilfering the bad guy's office.
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