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12th Jan '17 12:35:59 AM Doug86
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* The Demonic Duck from ''ElGoonishShive'' is an expert in "distraction magic," and when it goes on strike attempts to summon it fail to serve as efficient distractions.

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* The Demonic Duck from ''ElGoonishShive'' ''WebComic/ElGoonishShive'' is an expert in "distraction magic," and when it goes on strike attempts to summon it fail to serve as efficient distractions.
30th Nov '16 3:59:40 AM SteveMB
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INeedToGoIronMyDog is the inverse of this, where the character offers some excuse for their own departure. Compare and contrast with LookBehindYou and WeNeedADistraction. WasJustLeaving ensues when a character doesn't bother to come up with a pretense for wanting someone else gone.

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INeedToGoIronMyDog is the inverse of this, where the character offers some excuse for their own departure.departure; if the real purpose is to distance himself from what the others are saying and doing, it's SteppingOutForAQuickCupOfCoffee. Compare and contrast with LookBehindYou and WeNeedADistraction. WasJustLeaving ensues when a character doesn't bother to come up with a pretense for wanting someone else gone.
28th Nov '16 6:06:50 PM nombretomado
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* In "The Tower of the Elephant" (a ''ConanTheBarbarian'' story) Taurus sends Conan to check whether there are guards in the garden. Conan suspects this, but obeys. Taurus shuts the door and gets killed.

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* In "The Tower of the Elephant" "Literature/TheTowerOfTheElephant" (a ''ConanTheBarbarian'' ''Literature/ConanTheBarbarian'' story) Taurus sends Conan to check whether there are guards in the garden. Conan suspects this, but obeys. Taurus shuts the door and gets killed.
10th Oct '16 10:44:44 PM foxley
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* In one episode of 'Series/EvenStevens'', Louis yells "Look, a diversion!" which is enough to fool the security guard they're trying to get away from.

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* In one episode of 'Series/EvenStevens'', ''Series/EvenStevens'', Louis yells "Look, a diversion!" which is enough to fool the security guard they're trying to get away from.from.
* ''Series/MurderSheWrote'': In "Murder in Milan", Jessica distracts a pack of paparazzi by saying "Isn't that Mel Gibson?" and pointing behind them.
23rd Aug '16 3:19:41 PM margdean56
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* A RunningGag in ''{{Nodwick}}'', employed whenever Arthax and Yeagar needs to get Piffany out of the way so they can do something horrid to Nodwick behind her back.

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* A RunningGag in ''{{Nodwick}}'', employed whenever Arthax and Yeagar needs need to get Piffany out of the way so they can do something horrid to Nodwick behind her back.
6th Aug '16 3:25:36 PM DarkHunter
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-->'''Freeza''': ''*dodge*'' What? Well, that's just distracting! *dodge* Well, that's just ''annoyingly'' distracting!

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-->'''Freeza''': ''*dodge*'' What? Well, that's just distracting! *dodge* ''*dodge*'' Well, that's just ''annoyingly'' distracting!
5th Jul '16 12:08:20 PM mariic
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%%** Several adults commit variations of this throughout, with several less than comic results in the 5th and 7th books.

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%%** ** Several adults commit variations of this throughout, with several less than comic results in the 5th and 7th books.
4th Jul '16 6:05:24 AM Morgenthaler
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* From ''TheTick'', "The Tick vs. Arthur's Bank Account": "Hi, I'm Arthur, and this is my diversion."

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* From ''TheTick'', ''WesternAnimation/TheTick'', "The Tick vs. Arthur's Bank Account": "Hi, I'm Arthur, and this is my diversion."
25th Jun '16 10:49:27 PM 10-13-2
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INeedToGoIronMyDog is the inverse of this, where the character offers some excuse for their own departure. Compare and contrast with LookBehindYou and WeNeedADistraction.

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INeedToGoIronMyDog is the inverse of this, where the character offers some excuse for their own departure. Compare and contrast with LookBehindYou and WeNeedADistraction.
WeNeedADistraction. WasJustLeaving ensues when a character doesn't bother to come up with a pretense for wanting someone else gone.
11th Jun '16 7:05:49 PM katrinahood
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* The ''VeggieTales'' episode "Lyle the Kindly Viking" features an entire musical number in which Sven and Otar make up increasingly ridiculous things to distract Olaf.

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* The ''VeggieTales'' ''WesternAnimation/VeggieTales'' episode "Lyle the Kindly Viking" features an entire musical number in which Sven and Otar make up increasingly ridiculous things to distract Olaf.
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