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19th Apr '17 6:13:27 PM DrFraud
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* In ''[[http://archiveofourown.org/works/4744052/chapters/11118836 Dream a Dream]] Seamus and Dean need a reason to escape from a clingy Ginny.

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* In ''[[http://archiveofourown.org/works/4744052/chapters/11118836 Dream a Dream]] Dream]]'' Seamus and Dean need a reason to escape from a clingy Ginny.
19th Apr '17 6:12:17 PM DrFraud
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* In ''[[http://archiveofourown.org/works/4744052/chapters/11118836 Dream a Dream]] Seamus and Dean need a reason to escape from a clingy Ginny.
-->'''Seamus:''' We're being initiated into a cult. Very prestigious. Invite only. You understand, right?
18th Apr '17 5:23:18 AM longWriter
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* ''Series/TheMrPotatoHeadShow'': Due to a misunderstanding, Queenie Sweet Potato felt very awkward around Mr. Potato Head, and made up random and nonsensical excuses to get away from him, including:
--> I have to go shampoo the doorbell!
--> I have to go feed the toaster!
--> I have to go iron my toenails!
17th Apr '17 8:20:42 PM merotoker
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* ''VideoGame/{{Medabots}}'': When Ikki, Erika and Metabee pretended to be students of Rosewood Academy to sneak in there and the doorman asked why they weren't wearing their uniforms, they saifd they spilled caviar on it and their butler would bring them later. (It was a school for rich kids) The Screws tried the same excuse but their leader ruined it by stating they spilled caviar on their butler.

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* ''VideoGame/{{Medabots}}'': When Ikki, Erika and Metabee pretended to be students of Rosewood Academy to sneak in there and the doorman asked why they weren't wearing their uniforms, they saifd said they spilled caviar on it and their butler would bring them later. (It was a school for rich kids) The Screws tried the same excuse but their leader ruined it by stating they spilled caviar on their butler.



* In the VideoGame/Persona 4 fanfic [[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/10776108/2/Do-Bonds-Truly-Last-Forever Do Bonds Truly Last Forever?]], the reunion between Yu and his old friends initially goes well, until Yosuke loses his temper and [[WhatTheHellHero calls Yu out for not visiting in 10 years]] and storms out. Immediately afterward, Yukiko, Chie, Kanji, Teddie and Naoto all make up various excuses to leave.

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* In the VideoGame/Persona 4 ''VideoGame/{{Persona 4}}'' fanfic [[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/10776108/2/Do-Bonds-Truly-Last-Forever Do Bonds Truly Last Forever?]], the reunion between Yu and his old friends initially goes well, until Yosuke loses his temper and [[WhatTheHellHero calls Yu out for not visiting in 10 years]] and storms out. Immediately afterward, Yukiko, Chie, Kanji, Teddie and Naoto all make up various excuses to leave.



* Going to the bathroom is pretty much the fail-safe excuse for ''Literature/HarryPotter'' to go follow somebody/eavesdrop/escape a situation. His friends must be concerned about his bladder problem by now.... Finally lampshaded in the seventh book when Hermione and Ron have disappeared with the excuse of a bathroom, leaving Harry to try to figure out their real destination. [[spoiler:He eventually finds them emerging from the chamber of secrets... in the girl's bathroom.]]

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* ''Literature/HarryPotter''
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Going to the bathroom is pretty much the fail-safe excuse for ''Literature/HarryPotter'' Harry to go follow somebody/eavesdrop/escape a situation. His friends must be concerned about his bladder problem by now.... Finally lampshaded in the seventh book when Hermione and Ron have disappeared with the excuse of a bathroom, leaving Harry to try to figure out their real destination. [[spoiler:He eventually finds them emerging from the chamber of secrets... in the girl's bathroom.]]



* In the First Book of ''Literature/{{MARZENA}}'', Near the end, Lauren is on her way to meet Marian, with Helena accompanying her as bodyguard, and then they receive some fishy text message resulting in Lauren making an even fishier excuse to ditch Helena. Justified in that Marian had secretly switched meeting places as to avoid the IJS from spying on them.

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* In the First Book first book of ''Literature/{{MARZENA}}'', Near near the end, Lauren is on her way to meet Marian, with Helena accompanying her as bodyguard, and then they receive some fishy text message resulting in Lauren making an even fishier excuse to ditch Helena. Justified in that Marian had secretly switched meeting places as to avoid the IJS from spying on them.



* In "And I Darken" Kumal wants Radu to marry his sister Nazira. When the pair are together in a garden, Kumal excuses himself by noting he is going to examine an interesting shrub for a while.



* An interesting shoot example happened in 1993 thanks to Wrestling/TerryFunk, who walked out on being one of Shawn Michaels' "Knights", only leaving the note "My horse is sick. I think she's going to die. I think I better go"

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* An interesting shoot example happened in 1993 thanks to Wrestling/TerryFunk, who walked out on being one of Shawn Michaels' Wrestling/ShawnMichaels' "Knights", only leaving the note "My horse is sick. I think she's going to die. I think I better go"



--->'''First Semi-Chorus:''' Standing where I am before the door, I am too far off to thrust the fire into his eye. \\

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--->'''First -->'''First Semi-Chorus:''' Standing where I am before the door, I am too far off to thrust the fire into his eye. \\



** On a more meta level, having come to the conclusion that his imagination is broken, Strong Bad ends an email with "I'm gonna go... place". [[spoiler:Clicking on that phrase shows a postcard from Place]].

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** On a more meta level, having come to the conclusion that his imagination is broken, Strong Bad ends an email with "I'm gonna go... place". [[spoiler:Clicking on that phrase shows a postcard from Place]].Place.]]



* [[http://www.out-at-home.com/archives/303 I left my... house... running.]] from ''Webcomic/OutAtHome''

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* [[http://www.out-at-home.com/archives/303 I left my... house... running.]] from ''Webcomic/OutAtHome''''Webcomic/OutAtHome''.



* JennaMarbles does this in [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rH4Mi-yhuE4 this video]]:

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* JennaMarbles WebVideo/JennaMarbles does this in [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rH4Mi-yhuE4 this video]]:



* In an episode of ''WesternAnimation/ClassOf3000'', Sunny ditches Kim so he can change into a superhero (don't ask) with the excuse "I gotta go... can some peaches."

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* ''WesternAnimation/ClassOf3000''
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In an one episode of ''WesternAnimation/ClassOf3000'', Sunny ditches Kim so he can change into a superhero (don't ask) with the excuse "I gotta go... can some peaches."






* A bunch of Republicans actually pulled this stunt to get out of having to do anything with Creator/DonaldTrump, including one claim of "watching dumpster fires"
** Similarly, Americans gave [[http://distractify.com/humor/2017/01/17/trump-inauguration-excuses hilarious responses]] when Trump put out a Facebook invite to his inauguration.

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* A bunch of Republicans actually pulled this stunt to get out of having to do anything with Creator/DonaldTrump, UsefulNotes/DonaldTrump, including one claim of "watching dumpster fires"
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fires" Similarly, Americans gave [[http://distractify.com/humor/2017/01/17/trump-inauguration-excuses hilarious responses]] when Trump put out a Facebook invite to his inauguration.
20th Mar '17 7:56:18 AM superluser
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* In ''Film/AllThePresidentsMen'', when Bob Woodward asks Ken Dahlberg about how his check wound up in the account of a Watergate burglar, Dahlberg exclaims that he can't talk now, his neighbor's wife has been kidnapped. [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Virginia_Piper_kidnapping She was]].
15th Mar '17 10:55:33 PM DrFraud
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'''Kirby:''' So you're a stand-in botanist! Okay. Got it!\\

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'''Kirby:''' So you're a stand-in botanist! Okay. Got it!\\it!
15th Mar '17 10:53:06 PM DrFraud
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* In ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/8954326/11/Beautiful-Boy Beautiful Boy]]'' Harry excuses himself from attending a gathering later that night by mumbling "I'm uh really tired...and I have to go home and feed Kreacher." Lampshaded when Hermione thinks to herself that it's the lamest excuse she's ever heard.


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* In ''[[http://archiveofourown.org/works/8870533 I'll Be Home For Christmas]]'' Hermione forces Ron into the room so they and Harry can have a discussion about Ron's objections to Harry's homosexuality and all the other Weasleys clear out in a hurry.
-->'''Ginny:''' You know, I just remembered, I have that...that...''thing'' that I need to take care of. C'mon George, you can help me.
2nd Mar '17 1:31:56 PM Odacon_Spy
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* In ''WebAnimation/RWBYChibi'' Episode 16, Sun tries to get out of Yang's [[HurricaneOfPuns open mic comedy act]] by saying "I just remembered! I'm supposed to be... uh... not here!" Ren forces him to stay.
2nd Mar '17 1:10:49 PM Odacon_Spy
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* ''WebVideo/DoctorHorriblesSingAlongBlog'' gives us the classic line, "Oh, goodness, look at my wrist. I've gotta go!" from the titular IneffectualSympatheticVillain. [[DontExplainTheJoke Because he's not wearing a watch...]

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* ''WebVideo/DoctorHorriblesSingAlongBlog'' gives us the classic line, "Oh, goodness, look at my wrist. I've gotta go!" from the titular IneffectualSympatheticVillain. [[DontExplainTheJoke Because he's not wearing a watch...]]]
28th Feb '17 8:50:30 AM IamTheCaligula
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** "I have to go now because my grandmother's... on fire..."
** Even funnier when repeated later in the same show, as part of a whole iteration of his routine in French: "... parce-que ma grand-mère est ... flamblée..."

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** "I have to "I've gotta go now because 'cause my grandmother's... grandmother's on fire...fire, and..."
** Even funnier when repeated later in the same show, as part of a whole iteration of his routine in French: "... "Je dois partir maintenant, parce-que ma grand-mère est ... flamblée...est flambée..."
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