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14th Mar '16 3:17:59 AM Medinoc
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* The French movie ''La Vérité si je Mens! 2'' has a character doing it, moving the phone back and forth away from his mouth, before hanging up.
24th Feb '16 4:23:30 PM MegaMarioMan
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* Parodied in ''RatchetAndClankUpYourArsenal''. Ratchet tries to pull this trick during a call. He forgot the other guy could see him, though. He promptly shuts him up by killing the conversation.

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* Parodied in ''RatchetAndClankUpYourArsenal''. ''VideoGame/RatchetAndClankUpYourArsenal''. Ratchet tries to pull this trick during a call. He forgot video call, forgettting the other guy could see him, though.him. He promptly shuts him up by killing the conversation.
17th Feb '16 5:46:10 PM Knight20
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* In WesternAnimation/TuffPuppy in the episode "Guard Dog" Kitty said to Dudley they were passing through a tunnel when she really just wanted to play with the cat toys in the cat car.
7th Jan '16 4:40:31 PM nombretomado
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* Moltar does this to Space Ghost in ''SpaceGhostCoastToCoast''. Space Ghost calls him on it: "You're just making noises with your mouth!"

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* Moltar does this to Space Ghost in ''SpaceGhostCoastToCoast''.''WesternAnimation/SpaceGhostCoastToCoast''. Space Ghost calls him on it: "You're just making noises with your mouth!"
12th Dec '15 5:08:06 PM nombretomado
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* ''[[XWingSeries Wraith Squadron]]'' has a pair of pilots rubbing their gloves on their mics to simulate the sound while disobeying orders. Their commander is frustrated, knowing that he's [[MilitaryMaverick done that himself]], but he can't stop them. Both contribute hugely to the success of the mission, but both also [[AnyoneCanDie die.]]

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* ''[[XWingSeries ''[[Literature/XWingSeries Wraith Squadron]]'' has a pair of pilots rubbing their gloves on their mics to simulate the sound while disobeying orders. Their commander is frustrated, knowing that he's [[MilitaryMaverick done that himself]], but he can't stop them. Both contribute hugely to the success of the mission, but both also [[AnyoneCanDie die.]]
12th Dec '15 12:48:26 PM theNerdytimes
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* Anyone who's played multiplayer games online has at least once heard a [[SoreLoser losing player]] complain about the internet connection acting up, then proceeding to RageQuit.
6th Dec '15 6:18:19 PM nombretomado
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* During an ''SFDebris'' review of a ''Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine'' episode, he wonders exactly how an Admiral would react to Benjamin Sisko's actions. It ends with...

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* During an ''SFDebris'' ''WebSite/SFDebris'' review of a ''Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine'' episode, he wonders exactly how an Admiral would react to Benjamin Sisko's actions. It ends with...
19th Nov '15 7:47:28 AM ShorinBJ
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--> Calling them off would be difficult and time-consuming and probably involve an inordinate number of freak vox failures ...

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--> Calling them off would be difficult and time-consuming and probably involve an inordinate number of freak vox failures ...failures...
* ''Literature/ImmortalsAfterDark'': Nix does this on one occasion with one of her sisters. When said sister says she's obviously blowing into the receiver, Nix stops and says it seemed less rude than the alternative. When asked what that is, she hangs up.
16th Nov '15 7:43:33 AM FF32
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* In ''Series/BlackadderGoesForth'', the title character avoids battle orders from his sadistic superiors by pretending there is radio interference in the line leading to his unit's phone. (His "static charade" even goes so far as to include a rendition of "A Wandering Minstrel I" sung in a tinny RadioVoice and saying "Quickly! Quickly, potato-head!" in German)

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* In ''Series/BlackadderGoesForth'', ''Series/{{Blackadder}} Goes Forth'', the title character avoids battle orders from his sadistic superiors by pretending there is radio interference in the line leading to his unit's phone. (His "static charade" even goes so far as to include a rendition of "A Wandering Minstrel I" sung in a tinny RadioVoice and saying "Quickly! Quickly, potato-head!" in German)
3rd Nov '15 11:39:34 AM Ulrik54
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* ''WesternAnimation/HotelTransylvania2'': Dracula does this when the facecam conversations with Mavis get awkward.
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