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27th May '16 2:29:55 AM Nintendoman01
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** Piccolo successfully exploits YearInsideHourOutside shortly after this by having Trunks and Goten train in the Hyperbolic Time Chamber; though he can only stall Buu for a few minutes at most, those few minutes enable Trunks and Goten to get several hours worth of training.
15th May '16 11:28:59 PM Nintendoman01
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* ''Series/{{Angel}}'': In the ''After the Fall'' comics, Gunn ([[AndThenJohnWasAZombie who, by this time is a vampire]]) takes advantage of Connor's [[LikesOlderWomen liking for older women]] by sending in Gwen Raiden to [[HoneyTrap get close to him]] and act as the team's [[TheMole mole]].

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In the ''After the Fall'' comics, Gunn ([[AndThenJohnWasAZombie who, by this time is a vampire]]) takes advantage of Connor's [[LikesOlderWomen liking for older women]] by sending in Gwen Raiden to [[HoneyTrap get close to him]] and act as the team's [[TheMole mole]].


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** Near the end of the ''After the Fall'' comics, Angel exploits IWantThemAlive by provoking Gunn into killing him, knowing that the [[GreaterScopeVillain Senior Partners]]' entire EvilPlan hinges on corrupting him to their side. As a result, the Partners are forced to hit the ResetButton to undo all of the time that Los Angeles was in Hell, which is exactly what Angel expected them to do.
13th Apr '16 2:25:28 AM Nintendoman01
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* ''Literature/{{Animorphs}}'': On several occasions, the Animorphs exploit [[BigBad Visser Three]]'s status as a BadBoss, knowing that his leadership makes the Yeerks less effective. Indeed, it works to their advantage on multiple occasions; more than once, some of the Visser's subordinates have found evidence that the Animorphs were in fact humans, due to such clues as a pair of jeans floating in the sea after a confrontation by a beach. However, due to their fear of the Visser's intolerance and possible wrath, they choose not to question his beliefs (Visser Three was firmly convinced that the Animorphs could ''only'' be Andalites due to his belief that the Andalites would ''never'' share their technology, especially the [[VoluntaryShapeshifting morphing technology, with other species).

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* ''Literature/{{Animorphs}}'': On several occasions, the Animorphs exploit [[BigBad Visser Three]]'s status as a BadBoss, knowing that his leadership makes the Yeerks less effective. Indeed, it works to their advantage on multiple occasions; more than once, some of the Visser's subordinates have found evidence that the Animorphs were in fact humans, due to such clues as a pair of jeans floating in the sea after a confrontation by a beach. However, due to their fear of the Visser's intolerance and possible wrath, they choose not to question his beliefs (Visser Three was firmly convinced that the Animorphs could ''only'' be Andalites due to his belief that the Andalites would ''never'' share their technology, especially the [[VoluntaryShapeshifting morphing technology, technology]], with other species).
9th Apr '16 12:30:21 AM Nintendoman01
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** During the Frieza Saga, Vegeta exploits CameBackStrong by having Krillin mortally wound him and then having Dende [[HealingHands heal]] him, knowing that Saiyans get power boosts upon recovering from near-fatal injuries. Unfortunately, while he ''does'' get much stronger, it's still not nearly enough to make a difference against Frieza.
27th Mar '16 10:13:49 AM TheKaizerreich
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* In ''WebAnimation/IfTheEmperorHadATextToSpeechDevice'', the GodEmperor of Mankind from ''TabletopGame/{{Warhammer 40000}}'' gets a the titular Text-to-Speech device installed and is SuddenlyVoiced, which immediatly gets exploited by him complaining about the worrying state His Imperium is in and also exploited by everyone else since they can finally communicate with their Sovereign again and help Him create a good Imperium once again.

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* In ''WebAnimation/IfTheEmperorHadATextToSpeechDevice'', the GodEmperor of Mankind from ''TabletopGame/{{Warhammer 40000}}'' gets a the titular Text-to-Speech device Device installed and is SuddenlyVoiced, which immediatly gets exploited by him complaining about the worrying state His Imperium is in and also exploited by everyone else since they can finally communicate with their Sovereign again and help Him create a good Imperium once again.
27th Mar '16 10:13:19 AM TheKaizerreich
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* In ''WebAnimation/IfTheEmperorHadATextToSpeechDevice'', the GodEmperor of Mankind from ''TabletopGame/{{Warhammer 40000}}'' gets a the titular Text-to-Speech device installed and is SuddenlyVoiced, which immediatly gets exploited by him complaining about the worrying state His Imperium is in and also exploited by everyone else since they can finally communicate with their Sovereign again and help Him create a good Imperium once again.
24th Mar '16 9:54:53 AM superkeijikun
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* ''VideoGame/YandereSimulator'' allows the VillainProtagonist to exploit BarefootSuicide: when shoving a student from the school's rooftop, she'll slip their shoes off of their feet and lay them down near the edge of the roof, making it appear as if they took their own life and, so long as she wasn't seen by a witness and doesn't disturb the body afterwards, avoiding suspicion.
28th Feb '16 3:09:53 PM Nintendoman01
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* In ''Disney/TheLionKing'', Pumbaa and especially Timon exploit PredatorTurnedProtector when they raise the orphaned lion cub Simba. While Pumbaa feels sorry for the poor cub, Timon initially refuses to adopt him due to his fear from the young predator, and changes his mind only when he realizes Simba can defend them from other predators. Which he does when Pumbaa is attacked by the hungry lioness Nala.

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* In ''Disney/TheLionKing'', Pumbaa and especially Timon exploit PredatorTurnedProtector when they raise the orphaned lion cub Simba. While Pumbaa feels sorry for the poor cub, Timon initially refuses to adopt him due to his fear from of the young predator, and changes his mind only when he realizes Simba can defend them from other predators. Which he does when Pumbaa is attacked by the hungry lioness Nala.


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* ''Literature/{{Animorphs}}'': On several occasions, the Animorphs exploit [[BigBad Visser Three]]'s status as a BadBoss, knowing that his leadership makes the Yeerks less effective. Indeed, it works to their advantage on multiple occasions; more than once, some of the Visser's subordinates have found evidence that the Animorphs were in fact humans, due to such clues as a pair of jeans floating in the sea after a confrontation by a beach. However, due to their fear of the Visser's intolerance and possible wrath, they choose not to question his beliefs (Visser Three was firmly convinced that the Animorphs could ''only'' be Andalites due to his belief that the Andalites would ''never'' share their technology, especially the [[VoluntaryShapeshifting morphing technology, with other species).
28th Jan '16 3:34:55 AM Nintendoman01
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* ''Manga/OnePiece'': On one occasion, a GenreSavvy DarkActionGirl exploited WouldntHitAGirl to delay Sanji from saving Robin, knowing that Sanji won't fight a girl even to save his own life.

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* ''Manga/OnePiece'': On one occasion, a GenreSavvy DarkActionGirl exploited WouldntHitAGirl to delay Sanji from saving Robin, knowing that Sanji won't fight a girl [[HonorBeforeReason even to save his own life.
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* In the ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy'' episode "Petarded," Peter, upon discovering that he's legally mentally retarded, exploits DisabilityAsAnExcuseForJerkassery to do whatever he wants without punishment, doing such things as kicking open woman's bathroom stalls. This lasts until his attempt to steal a deep-fryer drenches Lois in boiling oil and lands her in the hospital, [[RealityEnsues upon which Child Services deems Peter mentally unfit to be a parent and takes the kids away]].
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