History Main / IAmOneOfThoseToo

20th Apr '18 6:15:23 PM Kazrak
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* In the novel ''The Proteus Operation'', one of the heroes is taking a train through Nazi occupied territory. Someone else on the train asked him what his profession was and he replied with his cover of an archaeologist. At that point, the other person responded that he, too, was one and what did the hero think about the xxx controversy? At that point the hero [[spoiler:got on his high horse and announced that ''he'' was only interested in the archeology that proves the superiority of the Aryan race and that all other studies of lesser races was not proper National Socialist thinking. The passenger archaeologist immediately decided they really didn't have anything to talk about]].

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* In the novel ''The Proteus Operation'', ''Literature/TheProteusOperation'', one of the heroes is taking a train through Nazi occupied territory. Someone else on the train asked him what his profession was and he replied with his cover of an archaeologist. At that point, the other person responded that he, too, was one and what did the hero think about the xxx controversy? At that point the hero [[spoiler:got on his high horse and announced that ''he'' was only interested in the archeology that proves the superiority of the Aryan race and that all other studies of lesser races was not proper National Socialist thinking. The passenger archaeologist immediately decided they really didn't have anything to talk about]].
19th Feb '18 12:35:02 PM Odacon_Spy
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'''Skinner:''' Oh, not in Utica, no; it's strictly an Albany expression.\\

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'''Skinner:''' Oh, not in Utica, no; it's strictly no. It's an Albany expression.\\
16th Dec '17 10:25:29 AM Milarqui
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** In "22 Short Films About Springfield", Skinner ruins some steamed clams, then tries to replace them with hamburgers:

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** In "22 Short Films About Springfield", Skinner ruins the food he's been cooking. When Chalmers asks about it, Skinner covers by claiming he's making some steamed clams, and then tries to replace them with hamburgers:
24th Nov '17 11:04:05 AM nombretomado
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* The ''Series/VeronicaMars'' episode "The Wrath of Con" sees Veronica and Wallace infiltrating a college party posing as prospective students. Wallace claims to be a math major and finds himself having to come up with plausible-sounding answers to questions like: "The Poincaré conjecture or FermatsLastTheorem: which one do you think better defines the geometry of three-dimensional space?"

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* The ''Series/VeronicaMars'' episode "The Wrath of Con" sees Veronica and Wallace infiltrating a college party posing as prospective students. Wallace claims to be a math major and finds himself having to come up with plausible-sounding answers to questions like: "The Poincaré conjecture or FermatsLastTheorem: UsefulNotes/FermatsLastTheorem: which one do you think better defines the geometry of three-dimensional space?"
18th Nov '17 9:31:13 AM Odacon_Spy
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* ''Series/NedsDeclassifiedSchoolSurvivalGuide'': Cookie's attempt to pass himself off as a [[{{Fauxreigner}} British transfer student]] for a new class falls apart when he meets an actual British transfer student in the class, who exposes him as a fraud. [[spoiler:He later deduces that the "Brit" was also a fake because [[SeparatedByACommonLanguage he kept using American terms such as 'soccer' and 'fries'. When Cookie asks him how he saw through his own attempt, the other kid replied that he was just bluffing and Cookie caved.]]]]

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* ''Series/NedsDeclassifiedSchoolSurvivalGuide'': Cookie's attempt to pass himself off as a [[{{Fauxreigner}} British transfer student]] for a new class falls apart when he meets an actual British transfer student in the class, who almost immediately exposes him as a fraud. [[spoiler:He later deduces that the "Brit" was also a fake because [[SeparatedByACommonLanguage he kept using American terms such as 'soccer' and 'fries'.'fries']]. When Cookie asks him how he saw through his own attempt, the other kid replied that he was just bluffing and Cookie caved.]]]]]]
18th Nov '17 8:53:50 AM Odacon_Spy
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'''Chalmers:''' You call hamburgers "steamed hams".\\

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'''Chalmers:''' You call hamburgers "steamed hams".\\hams"?\\



'''Chalmers:''' Uh-huh. What region?\\

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'''Chalmers:''' Uh-huh. Uh-huh? What region?\\



'''Chalmers:''' Really. Well, I'm from Utica and I never heard anyone use the phrase, "steamed hams."\\

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'''Chalmers:''' Really. Really? Well, I'm from Utica and I never heard anyone use the phrase, phrase "steamed hams."\\
9th Nov '17 6:54:16 PM EdwardGil
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This situation can be part of a {{Spot|TheImposter}} or BluffTheImpostor scene. See also ConfrontingYourImposter, which is going one step further: an impostor meets the very person he's masquerading as. If it actually works, consider SeamlessSpontaneousLie.

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This situation can be part of a {{Spot|TheImposter}} or BluffTheImpostor scene. See also ConfrontingYourImposter, which is going one step further: an impostor meets the very person he's masquerading as.as or the MirrorRoutine where they're (or you) are pretending to be the other as if in a mirror. If it actually works, consider SeamlessSpontaneousLie.
9th Nov '17 6:48:43 PM ading
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* In ''Webcomic/TerrorIsland'', Stephen makes up the name "Ned Q. Sorcerer, D.D.S." on the spot when attempting to crash a class reunion at Center of the Earth University. The ''real'' Mr. Sorcerer shows up a few strips later (but is catapulted away.) Stephen must later do a presentation in front of all the university alumni entitled "Ned Q. Sorcerer answers trivia questions about his life." He attributes the real Ned showing up to bilocation.

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* In ''Webcomic/TerrorIsland'', Stephen makes up the name "Ned Q. Sorcerer, D.D.S." on the spot when attempting to crash a class reunion at Center of the Earth University. The ''real'' Mr. Sorcerer shows up a few strips later (but is catapulted away.) Stephen must later do a presentation in front of all the university alumni entitled "Ned Q. Sorcerer answers trivia questions about his life." He attributes the real Ned showing up to bilocation. Ironically, this actually convinces the previously-skeptical audience that Stephen really ''is'' Ned, since apparently bilocating and accusing one's self of being a fake is a very Ned Q. Sorcerer-esque thing to do.
2nd Nov '17 9:32:22 PM PaulA
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* In Creator/EdmondHamilton's ''Outlaw world'', Captain Future temporarily ends up with some pirates, and pretends to be a survivor from a recently destroyed band. Then, they visit [[WretchedHive the pirates' main den]], and one person states he served in that band for nine years and had never seen him. The Captain buys a reprieve by claiming he was a freshly recruited technician, and had no opportunity yet to interact with a gunner.

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* In Creator/EdmondHamilton's Literature/CaptainFuture novel ''Outlaw world'', World'', Captain Future temporarily ends up with some pirates, and pretends to be a survivor from a recently destroyed band. Then, they visit [[WretchedHive the pirates' main den]], and one person states he served in that band for nine years and had never seen him. The Captain buys a reprieve by claiming he was a freshly recruited technician, and had no opportunity yet to interact with a gunner.
8th Oct '17 5:50:42 PM foxley
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* Donald Westlake's unlucky criminal John Dortmunder once, under pressure, claimed his name was "John Diddums," and then started to use it as a regular alias. Whenever people asked about the name that sounds like babytalk, he'd tell them, "It's Welsh," and they'd be embarrassed for questioning it. And then he ran into a British gentleman who remarked, "I know a Diddums family near Caernarvon. Might you be a relative?"

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* Donald Westlake's unlucky criminal [[Literature/{{Dortmunder}} John Dortmunder Dortmunder]] once, under pressure, claimed his name was "John Diddums," and then started to use it as a regular alias. Whenever people asked about the name that sounds like babytalk, he'd tell them, "It's Welsh," and they'd be embarrassed for questioning it. And then he ran into a British gentleman who remarked, "I know a Diddums family near Caernarvon. Might you be a relative?"



** Dharma makes Greg do this in another episode, pretending to be a southerner in a golf accessory store asking for a "[[FunetikAksent Naan Aaron]]". Unfortunately there is a man FROM Memphis a few feet away from them, who turns out to be the newly appointed local judge. He's quickly shown to have an ''extreme'' dislike for people mocking his accent, forcing Dharma and Greg to participate in a [[SnowballingLie increasingly more and more elaborate charade]] leading up to being introduced to Vice-President Al Gore with all of the Finkelsteins and Montgomery-Burns family members dressed up as southern stereotypes.

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** Dharma makes Greg do this in another episode, pretending to be a southerner in a golf accessory store asking for a "[[FunetikAksent Naan Aaron]]". Unfortunately there is a man FROM Memphis a few feet away from them, who turns out to be the newly appointed local judge. He's quickly shown to have an ''extreme'' dislike for people mocking his accent, forcing Dharma and Greg to participate in a [[SnowballingLie [[SnowballLie increasingly more and more elaborate charade]] leading up to being introduced to Vice-President Al Gore with all of the Finkelsteins and Montgomery-Burns family members dressed up as southern stereotypes.
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