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10th Feb '18 5:25:11 AM Ccook1956
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* Blossom of ''WesternAnimation/ThePowerpuffGirls'', of all people, pulls this in "A Very Special Blossom." She steals a set of very fancy golf clubs to give the Professor for Father's Day. When the jig seems to be up, she tries Mojo Jojo for the theft. Nobody--especially Bubbles and Buttercup--buys it.

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* Blossom of ''WesternAnimation/ThePowerpuffGirls'', of all people, pulls this in "A Very Special Blossom." She steals a set of very fancy golf clubs to give the Professor for Father's Day. When the jig seems to be up, she tries to frame Mojo Jojo for the theft. Nobody--especially Bubbles and Buttercup--buys it.
10th Feb '18 5:22:25 AM Ccook1956
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* Blossom of ''WesternAnimation/ThePowerpuffGirls'', of all people, pulls this in "A Very Special Blossom." She steals a set of very fancy golf clubs to give the Professor for Father's Day. When the jig seems to be up, she tries Mojo Jojo for the theft. Nobody--especially Bubbles and Buttercup--buys it.
28th Sep '17 5:31:02 PM MetalMax1991
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* Used a lot in the ''Film/TheThreeStooges''. In the short Loco Boy Makes Good, Curly is apparently a slick enough pickpocket to steal $50 and a pocket watch form someone. Yet in other shorts, he's caught stealing silverware and anything not nailed down. The other Stooges are guilty of this from time to time
28th Sep '17 10:14:59 AM BeerBaron
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** In ''[[VideoGame/TheElderScrollsIIIMorrowind Morrowind]]'', the very first ThievesGuild quest for Sugar-Lips Habasi involves stealing a diamond from an Alchemist shop in such a fashion. This is far from the only quest in the Thieves Guild quest line to feature this.

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** In ''[[VideoGame/TheElderScrollsIIIMorrowind Morrowind]]'', the very first ThievesGuild quest for Sugar-Lips Habasi involves stealing a diamond from an Alchemist shop in such a fashion. This is far from the only quest in the Thieves Guild quest line to feature this.this, in ''Morrowind'' or in the rest of the series.
21st Apr '17 12:33:31 PM BeerBaron
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* The player character in games like ''VideoGame/{{Fable}}'', ''VideoGame/{{Fallout}}'', and ''VideoGame/TheElderScrollsIVOblivion'' can steal just about everything not environment geometry as long as their dexterity is high enough and nobody's looking.
** [[FunnyAneurysmMoment In a darkly comedic take on the Burger King example above,]] in ''Fallout'' it's also possible to "reverse pickpocket" them, i.e. sneaking items ''into'' their possession, such as grenades which are activated as soon as you exit the menu. The game keeps track of how many times you've done this under "Pants Exploded", and ''VideoGame/{{Fallout 3}}'' awards the Psychotic Prankster [[CosmeticAward achievement]] for pulling it off the first time.

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* The player character in games like In ''VideoGame/{{Fable}}'', ''VideoGame/{{Fallout}}'', and ''VideoGame/TheElderScrollsIVOblivion'' the player can steal just about everything not environment geometry as long as their dexterity is high enough and nobody's looking.
* ''Franchise/{{Fallout}}'':
** [[FunnyAneurysmMoment In a darkly comedic take on the Burger King example above,]] in ''Fallout'' it's also It's possible to "reverse pickpocket" them, i.e. sneaking items ''into'' their possession, such as grenades which are activated as soon as you exit the menu. The game keeps track of how many times you've done this under "Pants Exploded", and ''VideoGame/{{Fallout 3}}'' awards the Psychotic Prankster [[CosmeticAward achievement]] for pulling it off the first time.



* ''Franchise/TheElderScrolls''
** Pretty much standard practice for the series, especially for beginner characters who have not yet gotten into all of the series' MoneyForNothing. Steal some stuff, take it to a different merchant (or a dedicated "fence" starting with ''[[VideoGame/TheElderScrollsIVOblivion Oblivion]]''), sell it, rinse, repeat.
** In ''[[VideoGame/TheElderScrollsIIIMorrowind Morrowind]]'', the very first ThievesGuild quest for Sugar-Lips Habasi involves stealing a diamond from an Alchemist shop in such a fashion. This is far from the only quest in the Thieves Guild quest line to feature this.



* Pretty much standard practice for beginner in ''VideoGame/TheElderScrollsIIIMorrowind''. Steal some stuff, hide it ([[spoiler:AKA drop it in plain sight]]) and then sell it to someone to get money.
22nd Mar '17 8:51:00 AM freyalorelei
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* Kate Ross's Regency sleuth Julian Kestrel has a valet who used to be a pickpocket (which is why he's called "[[MeaningfulName Dipper]]"). Every so often this ability comes in handy in solving a murder.

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* Kate Ross's Regency sleuth Julian Kestrel Literature/JulianKestrel has a valet who used to be a pickpocket (which is why he's called "[[MeaningfulName Dipper]]"). Every so often this ability comes in handy in solving a murder.
12th Mar '17 11:06:44 AM nombretomado
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* In one episode of ''Radio/TheNowShow'' Creator/MitchBenn sang about the closure of Woolworths.

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* In one episode of ''Radio/TheNowShow'' Creator/MitchBenn Music/MitchBenn sang about the closure of Woolworths.
30th Oct '16 3:13:42 PM nombretomado
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* ''[[HeraldsOfValdemar Take A Thief]]'' by Creator/MercedesLackey also features a pickpocketing training school that main character Skif attends for a while. Again, there's a lot of similarities to ''Literature/OliverTwist''.

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* ''[[HeraldsOfValdemar ''[[Literature/HeraldsOfValdemar Take A Thief]]'' by Creator/MercedesLackey also features a pickpocketing training school that main character Skif attends for a while. Again, there's a lot of similarities to ''Literature/OliverTwist''.
19th Oct '16 1:57:38 PM margdean56
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* Kate Ross's Regency sleuth Julian Kestrel has a valet who used to be a pickpocket (which is why he's called "[[MeaningfulName Dipper]]"). Every so often this ability comes in handy in solving a murder.
* In Creator/GeorgetteHeyer's ''Friday's Child'', Viscount Sheringham's Tiger is a former street urchin and pickpocket. Sherry eventually teaches him not to steal from his master's friends, but the skill comes into play in unraveling the plot.
22nd Aug '16 9:21:07 AM Lullaby22
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* Another PSA featured a subversion: A stereotypical punk kid snatches a purse after a woman leaves it behind at a bus stop. As he runs away, he's pursued by a police car. The end of the ad reveals that the kid actually grabbed the purse so he could return it.
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