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17th Jan '16 9:17:25 PM jormis29
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* In ''Franchise/CityOfHeroes'' everyone in Paragon City seems to forget that it's pointless to try to keep things from Sister Psyche' since she is stuck listening to surface thoughts all day everyday anyway.
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* In ''Franchise/CityOfHeroes'' ''VideoGame/CityOfHeroes'' everyone in Paragon City seems to forget that it's pointless to try to keep things from Sister Psyche' since she is stuck listening to surface thoughts all day everyday anyway.
17th Jan '16 7:22:39 AM Aribter-Nelson
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Sister Psyche' from City of Heroes.
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* In ''Franchise/CityOfHeroes'' everyone in Paragon City seems to forget that it's pointless to try to keep things from Sister Psyche' since she is stuck listening to surface thoughts all day everyday anyway.
16th Jan '16 12:30:10 PM StFan
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* {{Superman}} Expy the Plutonian from the comic series ''ComicBook/{{Irredeemable}}'' has superhuman hearing. While not the same as telepathy, it allows him to hear what everyone on earth is saying about him, ''all the time''.
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* {{Superman}} Franchise/{{Superman}} Expy the Plutonian from the comic series ''ComicBook/{{Irredeemable}}'' has superhuman hearing. While not the same as telepathy, it allows him to hear what everyone on earth is saying about him, ''all the time''.

[[folder:Film]] * Played for serious dramatic effect in ''{{Film/Serenity}}'', wherein key members of the corrupt government's parliament are brought in to observe a SuperSoldier in the making. What everyone forgot is that the prototype soldier's brain had also been experimented on to make her a psychic, which led to a dangerous secret leaking out, and [[spoiler: the Operative being unleashed to do everything in his power to murder an escaped River.]] * For some reason, this keeps happening in ''Film/WhatWomenWant'', even though most of the female characters have no idea Mel Gibson's character has gained telepathy. One of the more painful examples has to be Helen Hunt's character thinking, "Oh, God, I just stared at his crotch!" -- and ''covering her eyes'', because that does ''not'' look suspicious at all. * In ''Film/MinorityReport'' main character Anderton kidnaps one of the three children used to predict future crimes and brings her to somebody to have her mind scanned, who wastes no time in wondering out loud if she's reading his mind right now and then blurts out this little gem: "Those thoughts about my cousin Elena, those were *just* - *thoughts*!"
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[[folder:Film]] [[folder:Comic Strips]] * Played for serious dramatic effect in ''{{Film/Serenity}}'', wherein key members of [[http://dilbert.com/strip/1993-05-19 This]] ''ComicStrip/{{Dilbert}}'' cartoon. In the corrupt government's parliament book, Scott Adams's commentary on the cartoon reads, "It's probably a good idea women don't know what men are brought in to observe a SuperSoldier in the making. What everyone forgot is that the prototype soldier's brain had also been experimented on to make her a psychic, which led to a dangerous secret leaking out, and [[spoiler: the Operative being unleashed to do everything in his power to murder an escaped River.]] * For some reason, this keeps happening in ''Film/WhatWomenWant'', even though thinking most of the female characters have no idea Mel Gibson's character has gained telepathy. One of the more painful examples has to be Helen Hunt's character thinking, "Oh, God, I just stared at his crotch!" -- and ''covering her eyes'', because that does ''not'' look suspicious at all. * In ''Film/MinorityReport'' main character Anderton kidnaps one of the three children used to predict future crimes and brings her to somebody to have her mind scanned, who wastes no time in wondering out loud if she's reading his mind right now and then blurts out this little gem: "Those thoughts about my cousin Elena, those were *just* - *thoughts*!"time."

[[folder:Film]] [[folder:Films -- Live-Action]] * Played for serious dramatic effect in ''{{Film/Serenity}}'', ''Film/{{Serenity}}'', wherein key members of the corrupt government's parliament are brought in to observe a SuperSoldier in the making. What everyone forgot is that the prototype soldier's brain had also been experimented on to make her a psychic, which led to a dangerous secret leaking out, and [[spoiler: the Operative being unleashed to do everything in his power to murder an escaped River.]] * For some reason, this keeps happening in ''Film/WhatWomenWant'', even though most of the female characters have no idea Mel Gibson's character has gained telepathy. One of the more painful examples has to be Helen Hunt's character thinking, "Oh, God, I just stared at his crotch!" -- and ''covering her eyes'', because that does ''not'' look suspicious at all. * In ''Film/MinorityReport'' main character Anderton kidnaps one of the three children used to predict future crimes and brings her to somebody to have her mind scanned, who wastes no time in wondering out loud if she's reading his mind right now and then blurts out this little gem: "Those thoughts about my cousin Elena, those were *just* - *thoughts*!"*thoughts*!" [[/folder]]

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[[folder:Newspaper Comics]] * [[http://dilbert.com/strip/1993-05-19 This]] ''ComicStrip/{{Dilbert}}'' cartoon. ** In the book, Scott Adams's commentary on the cartoon reads, "It's probably a good idea women don't know what men are thinking most of the time." [[/folder]]

* The ''ComicStrip/PerryBibleFellowship'' comic [[http://pbfcomics.com/?cid=PBF160-The_Dreamcatcher3000.gif "The Dreamcatcher 3000."]]
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* The ''ComicStrip/PerryBibleFellowship'' ''ComicStrip/ThePerryBibleFellowship'' comic [[http://pbfcomics.com/?cid=PBF160-The_Dreamcatcher3000.gif "The Dreamcatcher 3000."]]

--> '''Naomi''': (Yeah, I'll fix you up ''real'' good, you stupid won't-die son of a bitch...) --> '''Mantis''': Hello? Mind reader floating ''right here''.
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--> '''Naomi''': -->'''Naomi:''' (Yeah, I'll fix you up ''real'' good, you stupid won't-die son of a bitch...) --> '''Mantis''': )\\ '''Mantis:''' Hello? Mind reader floating ''right here''.

*** This goes into MindScrew territory later on [[spoiler:when we learn that Mantis' mind reading [[ConsummateLiar never worked on Ocelot in the first place]]. Basically, Ocelot went around ''pretending to relish the fact that Mantis can't hear his thoughts'' while being immune already in order to put up a show for the person who gave him the anti-telepathy nanites.]]
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*** ** This goes into MindScrew territory later on [[spoiler:when we learn that Mantis' mind reading [[ConsummateLiar never worked on Ocelot in the first place]]. Basically, Ocelot went around ''pretending to relish the fact that Mantis can't hear his thoughts'' while being immune already in order to put up a show for the person who gave him the anti-telepathy nanites.]]

5th Nov '15 4:05:13 PM nombretomado
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* This is exactly what happens to Ranma in the climax of the ''RanmaOneHalf'' manga, where it's deliberately left ambiguous whether his declaration of love for Akane was internal or external. She reacts as though it was the latter, though.
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* This is exactly what happens to Ranma in the climax of the ''RanmaOneHalf'' ''Manga/RanmaOneHalf'' manga, where it's deliberately left ambiguous whether his declaration of love for Akane was internal or external. She reacts as though it was the latter, though.
23rd Sep '15 12:47:01 AM me_zimm
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Found the Dilbert strip.
* In one ''ComicStrip/{{Dilbert}}'' cartoon, the title character is in the restaurant with his date, and his date has a look of increasing alarm on her faces (yes, faces). The following scene is typed from memory, but in essence it goes as follows: -->'''Dilbert:''' I must admit, this is the first time I've been on a date with a two-headed telepath. Now I'm sure some of the thoughts you're picking up seem strange and disturbing, but I assure you, these are perfectly normal thoughts for a guy. -->''The date's hair stands on end and her eyes bug out.'' -->'''Dilbert:''' Well, maybe not that last one.
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* In one [[http://dilbert.com/strip/1993-05-19 This]] ''ComicStrip/{{Dilbert}}'' cartoon, the title character is in the restaurant with his date, and his date has a look of increasing alarm on her faces (yes, faces). The following scene is typed from memory, but in essence it goes as follows: -->'''Dilbert:''' I must admit, this is the first time I've been on a date with a two-headed telepath. Now I'm sure some of the thoughts you're picking up seem strange and disturbing, but I assure you, these are perfectly normal thoughts for a guy. -->''The date's hair stands on end and her eyes bug out.'' -->'''Dilbert:''' Well, maybe not that last one.cartoon.
10th Sep '15 5:15:11 PM Sammettik
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** One of the books[[note]]''Liberty's Crusade'' by Jeff Grubb[[/note]] reveals that he merely [[ShesGotLegs complimented her legs]]. *** That wasn't Raynor. ''Starcraft: Flashpoint'' has Kerrigan remembering the incident, and it was apparently something much more graphic.
3rd Sep '15 1:42:31 AM jormis29
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* Played for serious dramatic effect in ''[[{{Film/Serenity}} Serenity]]'', wherein key members of the corrupt government's parliament are brought in to observe a SuperSoldier in the making. What everyone forgot is that the prototype soldier's brain had also been experimented on to make her a psychic, which led to a dangerous secret leaking out, and [[spoiler: the Operative being unleashed to do everything in his power to murder an escaped River.]] * For some reason, this keeps happening in ''WhatWomenWant'', even though most of the female characters have no idea Mel Gibson's character has gained telepathy. One of the more painful examples has to be Helen Hunt's character thinking, "Oh, God, I just stared at his crotch!" -- and ''covering her eyes'', because that does ''not'' look suspicious at all. * In ''MinorityReport'' main character Anderton kidnaps one of the three children used to predict future crimes and brings her to somebody to have her mind scanned, who wastes no time in wondering out loud if she's reading his mind right now and then blurts out this little gem: "Those thoughts about my cousin Elena, those were *just* - *thoughts*!"
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* Played for serious dramatic effect in ''[[{{Film/Serenity}} Serenity]]'', ''{{Film/Serenity}}'', wherein key members of the corrupt government's parliament are brought in to observe a SuperSoldier in the making. What everyone forgot is that the prototype soldier's brain had also been experimented on to make her a psychic, which led to a dangerous secret leaking out, and [[spoiler: the Operative being unleashed to do everything in his power to murder an escaped River.]] * For some reason, this keeps happening in ''WhatWomenWant'', ''Film/WhatWomenWant'', even though most of the female characters have no idea Mel Gibson's character has gained telepathy. One of the more painful examples has to be Helen Hunt's character thinking, "Oh, God, I just stared at his crotch!" -- and ''covering her eyes'', because that does ''not'' look suspicious at all. * In ''MinorityReport'' ''Film/MinorityReport'' main character Anderton kidnaps one of the three children used to predict future crimes and brings her to somebody to have her mind scanned, who wastes no time in wondering out loud if she's reading his mind right now and then blurts out this little gem: "Those thoughts about my cousin Elena, those were *just* - *thoughts*!"
26th Aug '15 7:03:17 AM TrustBen
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* ''Something Is Out There'' (a short-lived sci-fi series on NBC). The alien protagonist Ta'Ra is telepathic; unfortunately she's also a hot chick so she's constantly angry over how these Earth people want to "do that with her body" (her species has a [[BizarreAlienBiology somewhat different way of making love]]).
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* ''Something Is Out There'' (a short-lived sci-fi series on NBC). The alien protagonist Ta'Ra is telepathic; unfortunately she's also a hot chick so she's constantly angry over how these Earth people want to [[DirtyMindReading "do that with her body" body."]] (her species has a [[BizarreAlienBiology somewhat different way of making love]]).
16th Aug '15 5:43:11 AM potatohawk
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* [[http://nonadventures.com/2009/02/28/its-coppering-time/ This]] ''Webcomic/{{Wonderella}}'' strip. Not so much an "Oh God did she just hear that" as an "Oh crap, she totally heard that".
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* [[http://nonadventures.com/2009/02/28/its-coppering-time/ This]] ''Webcomic/{{Wonderella}}'' ''[[Webcomic/TheNonAdventuresOfWonderella Wonderella]]'' strip. Not so much an "Oh God did she just hear that" as an "Oh crap, she totally heard that".
2nd Jun '15 9:42:17 AM nombretomado
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* {{Superman}} Expy the Plutonian from the comic series ''{{Irredeemable}}'' has superhuman hearing. While not the same as telepathy, it allows him to hear what everyone on earth is saying about him, ''all the time''.
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* {{Superman}} Expy the Plutonian from the comic series ''{{Irredeemable}}'' ''ComicBook/{{Irredeemable}}'' has superhuman hearing. While not the same as telepathy, it allows him to hear what everyone on earth is saying about him, ''all the time''.
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