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28th Mar '17 6:43:12 PM nombretomado
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* On ''OnlyFoolsAndHorses''

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18th Mar '17 8:32:18 AM DaibhidC
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* On ''OnlyFoolsAndHorses'' Del used this to get Denzil to accompany him on his booze cruise to France. Denzil tried to back out but Trigger reminded him "It was your Idea!", as this page is too.

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* On ''OnlyFoolsAndHorses'' ''OnlyFoolsAndHorses''
** In "Stranger on the Shore",
Del used this to get Denzil to accompany him on his booze cruise to France. Denzil tried to back out but Trigger reminded him "It was your Idea!", idea!", as this page is too.too.
** In "If They Could See Us Now", Trotters Independent Traders has gone bankrupt, and Del has been banned from any business dealings. He then pushes Rodney into realising the company could be reformed if ''he'' was the owner, and pretends not to follow the idea until Rodders explains it to him.
13th Mar '17 6:49:48 PM Evalana
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* In ''WesternAnimation/{{Trolls}}'', Chef uses this to convince the king to bring back Trollstice.
7th Jan '17 5:48:38 PM WikiWitness
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''Hey, great job on the page so far. If something else comes to mind you'll come back and add it, of course''.
28th Nov '16 8:43:18 AM Daethalion
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* In ''Film/AttackOfTheClones'', Palpatine pulls this gambit on Jar-Jar in order to force a declaration of emergency powers that will ultimately lead to his rise as Emperor. Interestingly, he does this by having ''his chief of staff'' drop the hint rather than doing so himself, leaving him free and clear of any accusations despite the hinting being obvious and heavy-handed.
22nd Sep '16 12:54:15 PM DaibhidC
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* Parodied in one of the Storyteller sketches on ''Radio/JohnFinnemoresSouvenirProgramme'', in which [[MeaningfulName Conina Artist]], having befriended young Finnemore, who just happens to work at the bank where [[BlatantLies her evil uncle keeps her late father's banknote collection]], has to work ''really hard'' to get him to come up with an idea for getting it back to her.
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14th Sep '16 1:32:03 PM HeroicJay
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* In ''Webcomic/GunnerkriggCourt'', Muut gives Annie a blinker stone that he claims was from Mort. While Mort does initially accept Annie's thanks, he later admits that the idea was Muut's in the first place, primarily due to the fact that Muut isn't entirely in Annie's good graces. We're not privy to the discussion between Mort and Muut, but Mort makes it sound as though Muut was playing this trope in an extremely blunt fashion, and Mort wasn't fooled at all.

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* In ''Webcomic/GunnerkriggCourt'', Muut gives Annie a blinker stone that he claims was from Mort. While Mort does initially accept Annie's thanks, he later admits that the idea was Muut's in the first place, primarily due to the fact that Muut isn't entirely in Annie's good graces.graces, but also because Muut isn't supposed to directly interfere with the living (Mort is a ghost). We're not privy to the discussion between Mort and Muut, but Mort makes it sound as though Muut was playing this trope in an extremely blunt fashion, and Mort wasn't fooled at all.
14th Sep '16 1:26:55 PM HeroicJay
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* In ''Webcomic/GunnerkriggCourt'', Muut gives Annie a blinker stone that he claims was from Mort. While Mort does initially accept Annie's thanks, he later admits that the idea was Muut's in the first place, primarily due to the fact that Muut isn't entirely in Annie's good graces. We're not privy to the discussion between Mort and Muut, but Mort makes it sound as though Muut was playing this trope in an extremely blunt fashion, and Mort wasn't fooled at all.
10th Aug '16 8:35:40 PM PaulA
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-> '''Maladict:''' I don't want to, you know, spoil the spirit of the moment, but that is a really awful idea. The el-tee won't agree to something as wild as that.
-> '''Polly:''' No, he won't. But he'll suggest it.
-->- ''Discworld/MonstrousRegiment''

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-> '''Maladict:''' ->'''Maladict:''' I don't want to, you know, spoil the spirit of the moment, but that is a really awful idea. The el-tee won't agree to something as wild as that.
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'''Polly:''' No, he won't. But he'll suggest it.
-->- -->-- ''Discworld/MonstrousRegiment''



* ''[[Literature/AsianSaga Shogun]]''[='s=] [[MagnificentBastard Lord Toranaga]] is notorious among both his allies and enemies for his skill at this. During the massive GambitPileup that makes up the book, his enemies are constantly trying to figure out whether such-and-such a player is working with Toranaga, acting independently, or [[UnwittingPawn simply believes himself to be the latter when he's actually the former]]. [[TheStarscream Yabu]] and [[BastardUnderstudy Omi]] also rid themselves of an enemy by manipulating an unaffiliated character into deciding to kill him, but the person who fell for it is well-known to be stupid and impulsive, and any intelligent characters see through it immediately.

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* ''[[Literature/AsianSaga Shogun]]''[='s=] ''Literature/{{Shogun}}''[='s=] [[MagnificentBastard Lord Toranaga]] is notorious among both his allies and enemies for his skill at this. During the massive GambitPileup that makes up the book, his enemies are constantly trying to figure out whether such-and-such a player is working with Toranaga, acting independently, or [[UnwittingPawn simply believes himself to be the latter when he's actually the former]]. [[TheStarscream Yabu]] and [[BastardUnderstudy Omi]] also rid themselves of an enemy by manipulating an unaffiliated character into deciding to kill him, but the person who fell for it is well-known to be stupid and impulsive, and any intelligent characters see through it immediately.
29th Jul '16 10:25:03 PM HeroGal2347
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* ''Series/TheATeam'', "[[Recap/TheATeamS4E4LeaseWithAnOptionToDie Lease With an Option to Die]]". B.A.'s mother thinks he's the head of the A-Team, so the others play along. When the subject of a plan comes up, Hannibal thinks of one while saying that B.A. had told them about it on the way. B.A. goes along with it.
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