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15th Feb '17 4:27:53 AM Medinoc
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* ''Creator/MontyPython'': In the airplane sketch of ''How To Irritate People'', the copilot starts issuing a "safety warning" on the PA system, which his superior interrupts with fake static, much to his hilarity.
9th Feb '17 8:43:40 AM WillyFourEyes
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* In ''VideoGame/NightsOfAzure'', Arnice gets a call from Simon through a phone next to a mysterious door. When asked where it leads, Simon tries to do this to hide the fact that [[spoiler:it leads back to the hotel]].
15th Jan '17 8:55:38 AM Kirayoshi
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** In the episode "The Singularity", Fitz and Simmons do this to Mack during a mission so they can have a long-overdue conversation about their relationship. Mack isn't fooled either; Bobbi Morse and Lance Hunter used to do the same thing to him on assignments. Luckily, he (like everyone else on Coulson's team) [[ShipperOnBoard ships Fitzsimmons]] and isn't too upset.

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** In the episode "The Singularity", Fitz and Simmons do this to Mack during a mission so they can have a long-overdue conversation about their relationship. Mack isn't fooled either; Bobbi Morse and Lance Hunter used to do the same thing to him on assignments. assignments. Luckily, he (like everyone else on Coulson's team) [[ShipperOnBoard [[ShipperOnDeck ships Fitzsimmons]] and isn't too upset.
15th Jan '17 8:54:58 AM Kirayoshi
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** In the episode "The Singularity", Fitz and Simmons do this to Mack during a mission so they can have a long-overdue conversation about their relationship. Mack isn't fooled either; Bobbi Morse and Lance Hunter used to do the same thing to him on assignments. Luckily, he (like everyone else on Coulson's team) [[ShipperOnBoard ships Fitzsimmons]] and isn't too upset.
11th Jan '17 12:25:12 PM wholockiantrekkie
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*In ''Series/StarTrekEnterprise'' [[CommunicationsOfficer Ensign Hoshi Sato]] does this to another ship before shutting down the visual and audio comunique from her console on the bridge.
24th Sep '16 5:08:32 PM nombretomado
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* In the ''DanVs'' episode "The Animal Shelter," Dan does this to get out of a phone call with Elise. She gets annoyed that he isn't even bothering to make the noises, but is simply [[SayingSoundEffectsOutLoud saying "crackle" and "buzz"]].

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* In the ''DanVs'' ''WesternAnimation/DanVs'' episode "The Animal Shelter," Dan does this to get out of a phone call with Elise. She gets annoyed that he isn't even bothering to make the noises, but is simply [[SayingSoundEffectsOutLoud saying "crackle" and "buzz"]].
3rd Sep '16 12:54:05 PM KingLyger
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* At the end of ''VideoGame/BatmanArkhamKnight'', an arrest warrant is sent out for Bruce Wayne [[spoiler:because of a DramaticUnmasking that revealed Batman's identity]]. The police respond that their fax machine is broken.
* In ''StarCraft'', Samir Duran claims interference when ordered to intercept an attacking Zerg force; his failure to act allowed Raynor and Mengsk to escape. [[spoiler:This is one of the first hints that Duran's loyalties are not with the UED; he in fact works for Kerrigan. [[TheChessmaster Maybe]].]]

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* At the end of ''VideoGame/BatmanArkhamKnight'', an arrest warrant is sent out for Bruce Wayne [[spoiler:because of a DramaticUnmasking DramaticUnmask that revealed Batman's identity]]. The police respond that their fax machine is broken.
* In ''StarCraft'', ''VideoGame/StarCraft'', Samir Duran claims interference when ordered to intercept an attacking Zerg force; his failure to act allowed Raynor and Mengsk to escape. [[spoiler:This is one of the first hints that Duran's loyalties are not with the UED; he in fact works for Kerrigan. [[TheChessmaster Maybe]].]]
3rd Sep '16 12:50:34 PM KingLyger
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* At the end of ''VideoGame/BatmanArkhamKnight'', an arrest warrant is sent out for Bruce Wayne [[spoiler:because of a DramaticUnmasking that revealed Batman's identity]]. The police respond that their fax machine is broken.
11th Aug '16 7:30:25 PM PaulA
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* Creator/LoisMcMasterBujold's Literature/VorkosiganSaga novels
** When playing for time in ''The Vor Game'', Miles tells his communications officer, "I want you to think of yourself as a non-communications officer.... I want maximum inefficiency, incompetence, and error.... You've worked with trainees, surely. Be creative."
** And in the previous book, ''The Warrior's Apprentice'', he tells the communications officer to pipe a base which he (correctly) suspects to have been taken by the enemy some gooey music and a 'Technical Difficulties, Please Stand By' message while he works out what to do about it.

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* Creator/LoisMcMasterBujold's Literature/VorkosiganSaga novels
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** In ''Literature/TheWarriorsApprentice'', Miles tells the communications officer to pipe a base which he (correctly) suspects to have been taken by the enemy some gooey music and a 'Technical Difficulties, Please Stand By' message while he works out what to do about it.
** When playing for time in ''The Vor Game'', ''Literature/TheVorGame'', Miles tells his communications officer, "I want you to think of yourself as a non-communications officer.... I want maximum inefficiency, incompetence, and error.... You've worked with trainees, surely. Be creative."
** And in the previous book, ''The Warrior's Apprentice'', he tells the communications officer to pipe a base which he (correctly) suspects to have been taken by the enemy some gooey music and a 'Technical Difficulties, Please Stand By' message while he works out what to do about it.
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24th Jul '16 4:02:24 PM nombretomado
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* ''TheBradyBunchMovie'' has Mr. Dittmeyer attempting to use this on his boss in the opening scene.

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* ''TheBradyBunchMovie'' ''Film/TheBradyBunchMovie'' has Mr. Dittmeyer attempting to use this on his boss in the opening scene.
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