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16th Sep '17 8:48:37 AM jto5334t
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* In ''Series/Auctionkings'', anytime an expert looks at a signature, expect a pause before they announce if its authentic.

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* In ''Series/Auctionkings'', ''Series/AuctionKings'', anytime an expert looks at a signature, expect a pause before they announce if its authentic.
10th Sep '17 7:18:01 AM neckinhalf
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* In the next-to-last episode of the ''Series/TheShield'', there is a pause that lasts almost a minute right before Vic Mackey [[spoiler: confesses all of his crimes to Olivia under ICE's immunity]].
8th Jul '17 11:24:43 PM ecuvulle6267
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* ''WebVideo/TheHappyVideoGameNerd'': Every once in a while; often, he smiles creepily right after one.
27th May '17 5:19:17 PM nombretomado
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** Parodied in an episode of ''Roger Mellie, the Man on the Telly'' in the adult comic ''{{Viz}}''. In the first panel Roger is standing with the contestants. He says: "And the winner is..." He then walks off stage, drives away from the studio, spends the night in the pub, goes home to bed, gets up the next morning, eats breakfast, drives back to the studio and walks back on stage to announce the winner's name in the last panel.

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** Parodied in an episode of ''Roger Mellie, the Man on the Telly'' in the adult comic ''{{Viz}}''.''ComicBook/{{Viz}}''. In the first panel Roger is standing with the contestants. He says: "And the winner is..." He then walks off stage, drives away from the studio, spends the night in the pub, goes home to bed, gets up the next morning, eats breakfast, drives back to the studio and walks back on stage to announce the winner's name in the last panel.
20th May '17 4:28:56 PM nombretomado
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* Played with in ''TheVicarOfDibley'', when the characters are rehearsing for a scene from the Nativity in which the angel (played by Geraldine) comes down to the shepards to tell of Jesus's birth. The comedy comes from Owen and Frank mistaking Geraldine's dramatic pauses for forgetting the lines and prompting her, causing her to lose her temper.

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* Played with in ''TheVicarOfDibley'', ''Series/TheVicarOfDibley'', when the characters are rehearsing for a scene from the Nativity in which the angel (played by Geraldine) comes down to the shepards to tell of Jesus's birth. The comedy comes from Owen and Frank mistaking Geraldine's dramatic pauses for forgetting the lines and prompting her, causing her to lose her temper.
15th Apr '17 12:50:00 PM nombretomado
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*** Obviously, this is also used in ''SlumdogMillionaire''.

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*** Obviously, this is also used in ''SlumdogMillionaire''.''Film/SlumdogMillionaire''.
27th Mar '17 11:44:38 AM Usagi1992
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* Obligatory ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' example, from [[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS2E7MayTheBestPetWin "May the Best Pet Win!"]]:

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* Obligatory ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' example, ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'', from [[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS2E7MayTheBestPetWin "May the Best Pet Win!"]]:
20th Feb '17 9:05:36 AM SeptimusHeap
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* ''Literature/WetDesertTrackingDownATerroristOnTheColoradoRiver'': InUniverse, when Grant asks the people handling the crisis at Hoover Dam whether Lake Mead should hold all the incoming water. Nobody dares to answer positively.
26th Jan '17 7:19:36 AM Morgenthaler
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* Non-Terran characters in ''{{Starcraft}} II'' love...dramatic pauses.

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* Non-Terran characters in ''{{Starcraft}} II'' ''VideoGame/StarcraftII'' love...dramatic pauses.
8th Jan '17 4:47:32 PM MeekPartridge
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* Colonel Kepler of {{Podcast/Wolf 359}} speaks verrrrrrry slowly and uses...a lot...of these. It's probable that he does this just to put people on edge.
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