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26th Jul '17 6:12:36 PM DrFraud
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* ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/11898648/25/Harry-Potter-and-the-Rune-Stone-Path Harry Potter and the Rune Stone Path]]'':

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* ** ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/11898648/25/Harry-Potter-and-the-Rune-Stone-Path Harry Potter and the Rune Stone Path]]'':
26th Jul '17 6:11:16 PM DrFraud
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* ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/11898648/25/Harry-Potter-and-the-Rune-Stone-Path Harry Potter and the Rune Stone Path]]'':
-->"I hope everyone is excited for the Second Task!" Bagman said. Crickets greeted him.
24th Jul '17 3:49:06 PM PixelKnight
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'''Yang:''' What [[spoiler:cat ears]]? She wears a ''[dawning realisation]''... booooooow...\\

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'''Yang:''' What [[spoiler:cat ears]]? She wears a [[spoiler:wears a]] ''[dawning realisation]''... booooooow...[[spoiler:booooooow]]...\\
16th Jul '17 9:50:08 AM GentlemensDame883
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* Happens a few times in the second act of ''Anime/FiveCentimetersPerSecond'' as an aural shorthand for the awkwardness Kanae faces in giving voice to her feelings to Takaki.
6th Jul '17 4:16:32 PM HeroGal2347
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* In the ''Series/{{Monk}}'' episode "Mr. Monk is on the Air," during Monk's second interview with Max Hudson on the air, J.J. lampshades an awkward silence caused by Monk telling a terrible joke about Max's weight by playing the sound effect of chirping crickets.

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* In the ''Series/{{Monk}}'' episode "Mr. "[[Recap/MonkS513MrMonkIsOnTheAir Mr. Monk is on the Air," Air]]," during Monk's second interview with Max Hudson on the air, J.J. lampshades an awkward silence caused by Monk telling a terrible joke about Max's weight by playing the sound effect of chirping crickets.
27th Apr '17 2:11:01 PM StFan
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* ''WesternAnimation/ShrekForeverAfter'': When Shrek meets Fiona for the first time in the alternate timeline and tries to tell her who he is, the story is so unbelievable that all the ogres are speechless, and crickets are heard chirping in the background.



-->'''Buzz''': But that's just a ball.
-->'''Walter''': (''whispering'') Don't hurt Betsy's feelings.

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-->'''Buzz''': -->'''Buzz:''' But that's just a ball.
-->'''Walter''': (''whispering'')
ball.\\
'''Walter:''' ''[whispering]''
Don't hurt Betsy's feelings.
16th Apr '17 5:59:54 AM NightShade96
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* In ''WebAnimation/CartoonHooligans'', this is sometimes used in the gags that involve StunnedSilence.
26th Feb '17 7:38:32 AM JackG
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** In "[[Recap/SupernaturalS02E22AllHellBreaksLoosePartTwo All Hell Breaks Loose, Part Two]]" (S02, Ep22), this is PlayedStraight with Dean speeding to the crossroad and digging with his hands in the dirt of the crossroad to summon a demon while a driving guitar riff plays. Dean then stands up, the music stops, and there is only the sound of crickets chirping as Dean waits for the crossroad demon to appear.

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** In "[[Recap/SupernaturalS02E22AllHellBreaksLoosePartTwo All Hell Breaks Loose, Part Two]]" (S02, Ep22), Ep 22), this is PlayedStraight with Dean speeding to the crossroad and digging with his hands in the dirt of the crossroad to summon a demon while a driving guitar riff plays. Dean then stands up, the music stops, and there is only the sound of crickets chirping as Dean waits for the crossroad demon to appear.
26th Feb '17 7:37:50 AM JackG
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* In the ''Series/{{Supernatural}}'' episode "[[Recap/SupernaturalS02E22AllHellBreaksLoosePartTwo All Hell Breaks Loose, Part Two]]" (S02, Ep22), this is PlayedStraight with Dean speeding to the crossroad and digging with his hands in the dirt of the crossroad to summon a demon while a driving guitar riff plays. Dean then stands up, the music stops, and there is only the sound of crickets chirping as Dean waits for the crossroad demon to appear.

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* ''Series/{{Supernatural}}''
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In the ''Series/{{Supernatural}}'' episode "[[Recap/SupernaturalS02E22AllHellBreaksLoosePartTwo All Hell Breaks Loose, Part Two]]" (S02, Ep22), this is PlayedStraight with Dean speeding to the crossroad and digging with his hands in the dirt of the crossroad to summon a demon while a driving guitar riff plays. Dean then stands up, the music stops, and there is only the sound of crickets chirping as Dean waits for the crossroad demon to appear.
** In "Stuck in the Middle with You", Crowley (not quite the King of Hell at this point) introduces himself to Ramiel like his name should mean something. Ramiel responds with silence broken only by the sound of a cuckoo clock.
30th Jan '17 6:05:42 AM JMQwilleran
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* On ''WesternAnimation/BeatBugs'', this is the answer Walter gets several times when he first starts speaking to "Betsy" in "Got to Get You Into My Life." Betsy is a ball, which Walter later paints with a face.
-->'''Buzz''': But that's just a ball.
-->'''Walter''': (''whispering'') Don't hurt Betsy's feelings.
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