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12th Jan '16 7:15:42 PM DrFraud
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* In ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/9666829/25/Travel-Secrets-Second Travel Secrets: Second]]'' a recuperating Harry is being visited by his friends after the Chamber of Secrets incident.
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* In ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/9666829/25/Travel-Secrets-Second Travel Secrets: Second]]'' a recuperating Harry is being visited by his friends after the Chamber of Secrets incident.

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* In ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/9666829/25/Travel-Secrets-Second Travel Secrets: Second]]'' net/s/11092196/7/Xtreme-Freak Xtreme Freak]]'' Hermione's paternal grandparents' mastiff/wolf crossbreed once frightened a recuperating Harry is being visited by his friends after professional burglar so badly he actually ''asked them'' to call the Chamber cops. -->The story of Secrets incident.Mouse versus the hitman became a local legend that was repeated every year in training classes and bars until it grew to an army of enforcers; the funny thing was that the description of Mouse never changed since he looked scary enough already.
7th Dec '15 11:47:24 AM LuciaMoore
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7th Dec '15 11:46:43 AM LuciaMoore
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[[folder:Web Original]] * YouTuber iDubbbzTV does this on one episode of ''Kickstarter Crap.'' -->'''iDubbbz:''' Today we're going to cover all of the Kickstarters involving sticks. Not all of 'em. Some of 'em. Two of 'em.
18th Nov '15 2:26:17 AM LordInsane
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* Whenever there have been hyperinflation in one country or the other, there have been jokes about the amount of money requested or demanded increasing over the course of a conversation ([[DontExplainTheJoke so that the value of the money is kept the same from the beginning to the end of it]]).
24th Oct '15 1:16:45 PM DrFraud
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* In ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/9666829/25/Travel-Secrets-Second Travel Secrets: Second]]'' a recuperating Harry is being visited by his friends after the Chamber of Secrets incident. -->'''Blaise Zabini:''' Rumor has it, ''Ronald Weasley'' killed a basilisk while rescuing you.\\ '''Harry:''' Reeeaally?\\ '''Blaise Zabini:''' Apparently. It was all very heroic. It was twenty feet long.\\ '''Theo Nott:''' Forty.\\ '''Blaise Zabini:''' No, no, ''sixty''!
18th Oct '15 2:16:26 PM Paranoia
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* In ''Film/MontyPythonAndTheHolyGrail'', King Arthur has a bad habit of skipping from three to five.
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* In ''Film/MontyPythonAndTheHolyGrail'', King Arthur has a bad habit of skipping from three to five.saying "five" when he means "three".
20th Aug '15 6:11:35 AM DrFraud
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* A cartoon from the ''National Enquirer'' depicts a woman attempting to make a recipe from ''The Pentagon Cookbook''. -->Take 4 eggs. No, better make it 6. Well, let's say 9. Beat these 11 eggs...
30th Jul '15 1:40:33 PM StFan
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->'' '''Son''': "Dad, can I borrow five dollars?"'' ->'' '''Father''': "Four dollars? What do you need three dollars for?"''
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->'' '''Son''': "Dad, ->'''Son:''' Dad, can I borrow five dollars?"'' ->'' '''Father''': "Four dollars?\\ '''Father:''' Four dollars? What do you need three dollars for?"''for?

This is a numerical claim that mysteriously shifts over the course of a conversation. Note that there are two different ways this can vary--the number can either increase or decrease, and it can either converge on the correct number (in which case this is a form of VerbalBackspace) or start near-correct and end up somewhere wild.
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This is a numerical claim that mysteriously shifts over the course of a conversation. Note that there are two different ways this can vary--the vary -- the number can either increase or decrease, and it can either converge on the correct number (in which case this is a form of VerbalBackspace) or start near-correct and end up somewhere wild.

This is a numerical claim that mysteriously shifts over the course of a conversation. Note that there are two different ways this can vary--the number can either increase or decrease, and it can either converge on the correct number (in which case this is a form of VerbalBackspace) or start near-correct and end up somewhere wild.

[[AC:Comics]] * AchilleTalon has l'Esprit d'Eloi, an executioner's ghost who gains two meters in height every time someone talks about him. [[AC:FanWorks]] * ''FanFic/TheHamsterballShow'' has this exchange in the ''Series/GetSmart'' parody "Get Fink":
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[[AC:Comics]] [[foldercontrol]] [[folder:Comic Books]] * AchilleTalon ''ComicBook/AchilleTalon'' has l'Esprit d'Eloi, an executioner's ghost who gains two meters in height every time someone talks about him. [[AC:FanWorks]] him. [[/folder]] [[folder:Comic Strips]] * ''FanFic/TheHamsterballShow'' ''ComicStrip/{{Garfield}}'' didn't believe when [[http://www.garfield.com/comics/vault.html?yr=1980&addr=801121 his grandfather stated]] "You kids have it good these days. I remember when I had to walk six miles every day just to chase rats." When Garfield said he didn't buy that, his grandfather asked "Would you believe across the street to spook a chicken?" [[/folder]] [[folder:Fan Works]] * ''Fanfic/TheHamsterballShow'' has this exchange in the ''Series/GetSmart'' parody "Get Fink":

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-->'''Fletcher''': Thank you. Now let's see, weight 105? Yeah, in your bra.\\
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-->'''Fletcher''': -->'''Fletcher:''' Thank you. Now let's see, weight 105? Yeah, in your bra.\\

'''Samantha''': 118.\\ '''Fletcher''': ''[skeptically waits]''\\ '''Samantha''': All right, fine, I'm 127.
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'''Samantha''': '''Samantha:''' 118.\\ '''Fletcher''': ''[skeptically waits]''\\ '''Samantha''': (''Fletcher skeptically waits'')\\ '''Samantha:''' All right, fine, I'm 127.

-->'''Kwame''': So now there are three lions in your story? Last time there were only two.\\ '''Lyle''': The ''important'' thing, Kwame, is that I was outnumbered.\\ '''Porter''': ''(in Swahili)'' It's easy to be outnumbered when you're a zero.\\ '''Lyle''': Absolutely.
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-->'''Kwame''': -->'''Kwame:''' So now there are three lions in your story? Last time there were only two.\\ '''Lyle''': '''Lyle:''' The ''important'' thing, Kwame, is that I was outnumbered.\\ '''Porter''': ''(in Swahili)'' '''Porter:''' (''in Swahili'') It's easy to be outnumbered when you're a zero.\\ '''Lyle''': '''Lyle:''' Absolutely.

--> '''Maxwell Smart''': I think it only fair to warn you that this building has been surrounded by 130 highly trained Black Ops snipers. --> '''Siegfreid''': I don't believe you. --> '''Maxwell Smart''': Would you believe two dozen [=DELTA=] Force commandos? --> '''Siegfreid''': No. --> '''Maxwell Smart''': How about Chuck Norris with a BB gun? * ''Series/GetSmart Again'' also has this. Twice: -->'''Cmdr. Drury''': Smart, you appear to be in pretty good shape, do you work out? -->'''Maxwell Smart''': I jog one hundred miles every day! Would you believe it? One hundred miles! -->'''Cmdr. Drury''': I find that hard to believe. -->'''Maxwell Smart''': Would you believe fifty? -->'''Cmdr. Drury''': No! -->'''Maxwell Smart''': How about two push ups and a deep breath? -->'''Maxwell Smart''': Because at this very moment, this warehouse is being surrounded by one hundred cops with Doberman pinschers. Would you believe it? A hundred cops with Doberman pinschers. -->'''Nicholas Dimente''': I find that hard to believe. -->'''Maxwell Smart''': Would you believe ten security guards and a bloodhound? -->'''Nicholas Dimente''': I don't think so. -->'''Maxwell Smart''': How about a Boy Scout with rabies?
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--> '''Maxwell Smart''': -->'''Maxwell Smart:''' I think it only fair to warn you that this building has been surrounded by 130 highly trained Black Ops snipers. --> '''Siegfreid''': snipers.\\ '''Siegfreid:''' I don't believe you. --> you.\\ '''Maxwell Smart''': Smart:''' Would you believe two dozen [=DELTA=] Force commandos? --> '''Siegfreid''': No. --> commandos?\\ '''Siegfreid:''' No.\\ '''Maxwell Smart''': Smart:''' How about Chuck Norris with a BB gun? * ''Series/GetSmart Again'' ''Series/GetSmart! Again!'' also has this. Twice: uses this, twice: -->'''Cmdr. Drury''': Drury:''' Smart, you appear to be in pretty good shape, do you work out? -->'''Maxwell Smart''': out?\\ '''Maxwell Smart:''' I jog one hundred miles every day! Would you believe it? One hundred miles! -->'''Cmdr. Drury''': miles!\\ '''Cmdr. Drury:''' I find that hard to believe. -->'''Maxwell Smart''': believe.\\ '''Maxwell Smart:''' Would you believe fifty? -->'''Cmdr. Drury''': No! -->'''Maxwell Smart''': fifty?\\ '''Cmdr. Drury:''' No!\\ '''Maxwell Smart:''' How about two push ups and a deep breath? -->'''Maxwell Smart''': breath?\\\ '''Maxwell Smart:''' Because at this very moment, this warehouse is being surrounded by one hundred cops with Doberman pinschers. Would you believe it? A hundred cops with Doberman pinschers. -->'''Nicholas Dimente''': pinschers.\\ '''Nicholas Dimente:''' I find that hard to believe. -->'''Maxwell Smart''': believe.\\ '''Maxwell Smart:''' Would you believe ten security guards and a bloodhound? -->'''Nicholas Dimente''': bloodhound?\\ '''Nicholas Dimente:''' I don't think so. -->'''Maxwell Smart''': so.\\ '''Maxwell Smart:''' How about a Boy Scout with rabies?

-->'''Porthos''': God's blood!! Look at that...! Ruined by you and your, your street-corner ruffians! By God, you'll pay for it! ''[Rifles the purse of a fallen Guardsman]'' Ten pistoles it cost me! ''[Reconsiders on seeing the contents of the purse]'' No -- twenty! Twenty pistoles! And twenty more, as a fine to teach you manners! Hah!
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-->'''Porthos''': -->'''Porthos:''' God's blood!! Look at that...! Ruined by you and your, your street-corner ruffians! By God, you'll pay for it! ''[Rifles (''rifles the purse of a fallen Guardsman]'' Guardsman'') Ten pistoles it cost me! ''[Reconsiders (''reconsiders on seeing the contents of the purse]'' purse'') No -- twenty! Twenty pistoles! And twenty more, as a fine to teach you manners! Hah!

--> Chance: Okay okay! I'll talk! ... I stole underwear on three occasions! --> [Vet pulls a spike out] --> Chance: *YIPE!* Okay okay, four! Four!
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--> Chance: -->'''Chance:''' Okay okay! I'll talk! ... talk!... I stole underwear on three occasions! --> [Vet occasions!\\ (''vet pulls a spike out] --> Chance: out'')\\ '''Chance:''' *YIPE!* Okay okay, four! Four!

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--> "What's new in your life?" --> "I'm playing in a quartet." --> "How many of you are there?" --> "Three." --> "Who?" --> "My brother and I." --> "You have a brother?" --> "No." [[AC:{{Literature}}]]
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--> "What's -->"What's new in your life?" --> life?"\\ "I'm playing in a quartet."\\ "How many of you are there?"\\ "Three."\\ "Who?"\\ "My brother and I."\\ "You have a brother?"\\ "No." --> "How many of you are there?" --> "Three." --> "Who?" --> "My brother and I." --> "You have a brother?" --> "No." [[AC:{{Literature}}]][[/folder]] [[folder:Literature]]

* Literature/{{Discworld}} examples:
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* Justified in ''SnowCrash'', thanks to some quality [[ColdSniper sniping]].
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* Justified in ''SnowCrash'', ''Literature/SnowCrash'', thanks to some quality [[ColdSniper sniping]].

* A very dark instance of this in ''JohnDiesAtTheEnd''. [[spoiler: When Dave is telling Arnie the story of how his friends stopped an invasion of {{eldritch abomination}}s capable of erasing people from time, he occasionally gets the number of friends wrong ("the five of us walked down the hallway", etc.) When Arnie calls him on this, Dave reveals that there was indeed a fifth friend, but he got erased, and Dave can remember almost nothing about him.]] * In ''Wedge Goes To Arizona'' by Creator/JTEdson, Silent's account of saving the calf grows (as cowboy tales are wont to do) from the one black bear it actually was to five grizzlies, three cougars, twelve black bears and a jaguar. [[AC:LiveActionTV]]
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* A very dark instance of this in ''JohnDiesAtTheEnd''.''Literature/JohnDiesAtTheEnd''. [[spoiler: When Dave is telling Arnie the story of how his friends stopped an invasion of {{eldritch abomination}}s capable of erasing people from time, he occasionally gets the number of friends wrong ("the five of us walked down the hallway", etc.) When Arnie calls him on this, Dave reveals that there was indeed a fifth friend, but he got erased, and Dave can remember almost nothing about him.]] * In ''Wedge Goes To to Arizona'' by Creator/JTEdson, Silent's account of saving the calf grows (as cowboy tales are wont to do) from the one black bear it actually was to five grizzlies, three cougars, twelve black bears and a jaguar. [[AC:LiveActionTV]]jaguar. [[/folder]] [[folder:Live-Action TV]]

--->'''Interviewer''': So, in, er, three years you've spotted no camels?\\
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--->'''Interviewer''': --->'''Interviewer:''' So, in, er, three years you've spotted no camels?\\

** The Spanish Inquisition sketch crosses this with DisorganizedOutlineSpeech: "Our chief weapon is surprise. Fear and surprise - Two! Our two chief weapons are fear, surprise and ruthless efficiency - ''Three!''..." *** "...and nice red uniforms--oh, bugger."
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** The Spanish Inquisition sketch crosses this with DisorganizedOutlineSpeech: "Our chief weapon is surprise. Fear and surprise - -- Two! Our two chief weapons are fear, surprise and ruthless efficiency - ''Three!''..." *** " "...and nice red uniforms--oh, bugger."

-->'''Smart''': At the moment, seven Coast Guard cutters are converging on us. Would you believe it? -->'''[[MisterBig Mr. Big]]''': I find that hard to believe. -->'''Smart''': Hmmm ... Would you believe six? -->'''Mr. Big''': I don't think so. -->'''Smart''': How about two cops in a rowboat? * In ''OnlyFoolsAndHorses'' episode "He Ain't Heavy, He's My Uncle", Uncle Albert arrives at the flat with a black eye and no money. He says he's been mugged by a gang of youths, but the number increases every time he tells the story. It turns out he lost the money playing dominoes, and then got in a punch-up with his opponent Knock-Knock over Marlene's mother. * Done over several seasons in ''{{Coupling}}''. Jane says in the third episode that she and Steve dated for four and a half years. The following episode she tells her psychiatrist it was five years. By episode 16 it's six years, at which point Susan corrects her, saying it was only four years. In the series final, she tells Oliver how she met Steve and that they've "been together ever since," possibly suggesting that she continued counting after they had broken up. * ''Series/DoctorWho'': --> '''The Doctor:''' ''(to Agatha Christie)'' You fool me every time! Well... almost every time. Well... once or twice... Well... once. But it was a good once! ** This is practically a VerbalTic with Ten. --> '''The Doctor:''' She's not much to look at, but she's good with a cup of tea. Well... I say good, I mean not bad. Well... I say not bad... --> '''The Doctor:''' Yeah, listen, listen, got to dash... things happening. Well... four things. Well... four things and a lizard.
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-->'''Smart''': -->'''Smart:''' At the moment, seven Coast Guard cutters are converging on us. Would you believe it? -->'''[[MisterBig it?\\ '''[[MisterBig Mr. Big]]''': Big]]:''' I find that hard to believe. -->'''Smart''': believe.\\ '''Smart:''' Hmmm ... Would you believe six? -->'''Mr. Big''': six?\\ '''Mr. Big:''' I don't think so. -->'''Smart''': so.\\ '''Smart:''' How about two cops in a rowboat? * In ''OnlyFoolsAndHorses'' ''Series/OnlyFoolsAndHorses'' episode "He Ain't Heavy, He's My Uncle", Uncle Albert arrives at the flat with a black eye and no money. He says he's been mugged by a gang of youths, but the number increases every time he tells the story. It turns out he lost the money playing dominoes, and then got in a punch-up with his opponent Knock-Knock over Marlene's mother. * Done over several seasons in ''{{Coupling}}''.''Series/{{Coupling}}''. Jane says in the third episode that she and Steve dated for four and a half years. The following episode she tells her psychiatrist it was five years. By episode 16 it's six years, at which point Susan corrects her, saying it was only four years. In the series final, she tells Oliver how she met Steve and that they've "been together ever since," possibly suggesting that she continued counting after they had broken up. * ''Series/DoctorWho'': --> '''The ''Series/DoctorWho'': This is practically a VerbalTic with Ten. -->'''The Doctor:''' ''(to (''to Agatha Christie)'' Christie'') You fool me every time! Well... almost every time. Well... once or twice... Well... once. But it was a good once! ** This is practically a VerbalTic with Ten. --> once!\\\ '''The Doctor:''' She's not much to look at, but she's good with a cup of tea. Well... I say good, I mean not bad. Well... I say not bad... --> bad...\\\ '''The Doctor:''' Yeah, listen, listen, got to dash... things happening. Well... four things. Well... four things and a lizard.

-->Uh... twenty or thirty. I mean, depends on the page. About... two hundred. About a thousand, more or less. I mean, on a single page, you mean. Yes, mmm... about ten thousand. I mean, that would be one of the bigger pages.
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-->Uh...-->'''Bertie:''' Uh... twenty or thirty. I mean, depends on the page. About... two hundred. About a thousand, more or less. I mean, on a single page, you mean. Yes, mmm... about ten thousand. I mean, that would be one of the bigger pages.

-->'''Sheppard''': It's nothing, really. I only killed eleven... twelve Wraith. * On ''ThirdRockFromTheSun'', the Solomons got audited by the IRS and became worried that they would be exposed as aliens due to their [[UndeadTaxExemption lack of records from any longer than three years ago]]. Dick tried to "subtly" make Mary think she had known them longer than that: -->'''Dick''': Oh hello, Mary. I was just thinking about how long I've known you -- ten long years.\\ '''Mary''': It's more like three years.\\ '''Dick''': Well, then you'd be comfortable saying... seven long years.\\ '''Mary''': No, it's three years, Dick.\\ '''Dick''': So I can safely quote you as saying you've known me for six good, verifiable years?\\ '''Mary''': Three.\\ '''Dick''': Fair enough.\\ ''[later]''\\ '''Dick''': I HOPE YOU BURN IN HELL, MARY ALBRIGHT! ''[runs out of the room and then runs back]'' Okay, that last bit was a little harsh, but it's been building up for eight long years.\\ '''Mary''': Three.\\ '''Dick''': DAMN! * Happens on ''{{Friends}}'' s3e4. Joey misses an audition because Phoebe fails to give him the message. She poses as his agent to get him a new audition and Joey asks her to get him one more. Well, two. Five, but that's all. No, it's six. ** Also, in ''The One That Could Have Been'', the number of Chandler's past sexual partners slowly goes down from four to one during the course of the episode.
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-->'''Sheppard''': -->'''Sheppard:''' It's nothing, really. I only killed eleven... twelve Wraith. * On ''ThirdRockFromTheSun'', ''Series/ThirdRockFromTheSun'', the Solomons got audited by the IRS and became worried that they would be exposed as aliens due to their [[UndeadTaxExemption lack of records from any longer than three years ago]]. Dick tried to "subtly" make Mary think she had known them longer than that: -->'''Dick''': -->'''Dick:''' Oh hello, Mary. I was just thinking about how long I've known you -- ten long years.\\ '''Mary''': '''Mary:''' It's more like three years.\\ '''Dick''': '''Dick:''' Well, then you'd be comfortable saying... seven long years.\\ '''Mary''': '''Mary:''' No, it's three years, Dick.\\ '''Dick''': '''Dick:''' So I can safely quote you as saying you've known me for six good, verifiable years?\\ '''Mary''': '''Mary:''' Three.\\ '''Dick''': '''Dick:''' Fair enough.\\ ''[later]''\\ '''Dick''': (''later'')\\ '''Dick:''' I HOPE YOU BURN IN HELL, MARY ALBRIGHT! ''[runs out of the room and then runs back]'' Okay, that last bit was a little harsh, but it's been building up for eight long years.\\ '''Mary''': '''Mary:''' Three.\\ '''Dick''': '''Dick:''' DAMN! * Happens on ''{{Friends}}'' s3e4. ''Series/{{Friends}}'': ** Joey misses an audition because Phoebe fails to give him the message. She poses as his agent to get him a new audition and Joey asks her to get him one more. Well, two. Five, but that's all. No, it's six. ** Also, in ''The "The One That Could Have Been'', Been", the number of Chandler's past sexual partners slowly goes down from four to one during the course of the episode.

* Phill Jupitus uses the decreasing version in ''NeverMindTheBuzzcocks'', when asked to find the connection between [[TheWho Keith Moon]] and Music/BryanAdams: --> '''Phill:''' Keith of course famously drove a limousine into a swimming pool...did Bryan once gently push a Vespa into a jacuzzi? [[DontExplainTheJoke Because he's not quite as rock and roll as Keith]]. ''({{beat}})'' Did he drop a skateboard in the bath? Come on, help me out here...
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* Phill Jupitus uses the decreasing version in ''NeverMindTheBuzzcocks'', ''Series/NeverMindTheBuzzcocks'', when asked to find the connection between [[TheWho Keith Moon]] and Music/BryanAdams: --> '''Phill:''' -->'''Phill:''' Keith of course famously drove a limousine into a swimming pool...did Bryan once gently push a Vespa into a jacuzzi? [[DontExplainTheJoke Because he's not quite as rock and roll as Keith]]. ''({{beat}})'' Did he drop a skateboard in the bath? Come on, help me out here...

[[AC:{{Magazines}}]] * Used in a Magazine/{{MAD}} article satirizing the Gulf of Mexico oil spill: A letter from BP keeps increasing the number of barrels of oil with every sentence. ** An earlier issue had a parody of ''Lethal Weapon 2'' in which the amount of money on the line is constantly said by the characters, and is completely different every time. [[AC:NewspaperComics]] * ''{{Garfield}}'' didn't believe when [[http://www.garfield.com/comics/vault.html?yr=1980&addr=801121 his grandfather stated]] "You kids have it good these days. I remember when I had to walk six miles every day just to chase rats." When Garfield said he didn't buy that, his grandfather asked "Would you believe across the street to spook a chicken?" [[AC:{{Theatre}}]] * In ''HenryIV, part 1'', [[LoveableRogue Falstaff]] does this when describing how many men attacked him (after he robs a bunch of other men, whose numbers he's clearly also lying about). In reality there were two (Hal and Poins); by the end of the scene, he's claiming there were eleven. -->'''Hal''': O monstrous! eleven buckram men grown out of two! [[AC:VideoGames]] * In ''AnimalCrossing: Wild World'', Lyle does this when presenting you with a questionnaire: "I got a few questions here. Ten. Actually, less. I got seven. Three. Ready? Bang!" [[AC:WesternAnimation]]
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\n[[AC:{{Magazines}}]]\n[[/folder]] [[folder:Print Media]] * ''Magazine/{{MAD}}'': ** Used in a Magazine/{{MAD}} article satirizing the Gulf of Mexico oil spill: A letter from BP keeps increasing the number of barrels of oil with every sentence. ** An earlier issue had has a parody of ''Lethal Weapon 2'' in which the amount of money on the line is constantly said by the characters, and is completely different every time. [[AC:NewspaperComics]] * ''{{Garfield}}'' didn't believe when [[http://www.garfield.com/comics/vault.html?yr=1980&addr=801121 his grandfather stated]] "You kids have it good these days. I remember when I had to walk six miles every day just to chase rats." When Garfield said he didn't buy that, his grandfather asked "Would you believe across the street to spook a chicken?" [[AC:{{Theatre}}]] time. [[/folder]] [[folder:Theater]] * In ''HenryIV, ''Theatre/HenryIV, part 1'', [[LoveableRogue Falstaff]] does this when describing how many men attacked him (after he robs a bunch of other men, whose numbers he's clearly also lying about). In reality there were two (Hal and Poins); by the end of the scene, he's claiming there were eleven. -->'''Hal''': -->'''Hal:''' O monstrous! eleven buckram men grown out of two! [[AC:VideoGames]] two! [[/folder]] [[folder:Video Games]] * In ''AnimalCrossing: ''VideoGame/AnimalCrossing: Wild World'', Lyle does this when presenting you with a questionnaire: "I got a few questions here. Ten. Actually, less. I got seven. Three. Ready? Bang!" [[AC:WesternAnimation]]Bang!" [[/folder]] [[folder:Western Animation]]

--> Behold, I am Captain Kirk from ''[[Film/StarTrekTheMotionPicture Star Trek One]]''! [girdle gives way] ''[[Film/StarTrekIITheWrathOfKhan Two]]''. [girdle gives way] ''[[Film/StarTrekVTheFinalFrontier Five]]'' [girdle gives way] ''[[Film/StarTrekGenerations Generations]]'' [girdle gives way completely] ''Series/BostonLegal''. * Whopper from ''WesternAnimation/PoundPuppies1980s'' does this at least OnceAnEpisode. * The very start of ''WesternAnimation/YellowSubmarine'': -->Once upon a time...or maybe twice...there was an unearthly paradise called...Pepperland. * In the [[WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes Sylvester/Elmer Fudd]] cartoon ''Heir Conditioned'', Sylvester inherits a fortune. An alley cat sees this in a newspaper and proceeds to relay it around the alley to his pals. It starts as merely a fortune, then the next cat relays it as $1 million, and it becomes $5 million by time it reaches the last cat.
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--> -->''' Comic Book Guy:''' Behold, I am Captain Kirk from ''[[Film/StarTrekTheMotionPicture Star Trek One]]''! [girdle (''girdle gives way] way'') ''[[Film/StarTrekIITheWrathOfKhan Two]]''. [girdle (''girdle gives way] way'') ''[[Film/StarTrekVTheFinalFrontier Five]]'' [girdle (''girdle gives way] way'') ''[[Film/StarTrekGenerations Generations]]'' [girdle (''girdle gives way completely] completely'') ''Series/BostonLegal''. * Whopper from ''WesternAnimation/PoundPuppies1980s'' does this at least OnceAnEpisode. OncePerEpisode. * The very start of ''WesternAnimation/YellowSubmarine'': -->Once upon a time...or maybe twice...there was an unearthly paradise called...Pepperland. * WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes: In the [[WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes Sylvester/Elmer Fudd]] Fudd cartoon ''Heir Conditioned'', Sylvester inherits a fortune. An alley cat sees this in a newspaper and proceeds to relay it around the alley to his pals. It starts as merely a fortune, then the next cat relays it as $1 million, and it becomes $5 million by time it reaches the last cat.

-->'''Pinkie Pie:''' Yesterday I told Mrs. Cake that I only ate two corncakes, but I really ate three! -->''*beat*'' -->'''Pinkie Pie:''' Okay six! I ate ''six corncakes!'' -->''*beat*'' -->'''Pinkie Pie:''' Make it stop! ''Oh, make it stop!'' [[AC: RealLife]]
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-->'''Pinkie Pie:''' Yesterday I told Mrs. Cake that I only ate two corncakes, but I really ate three! -->''*beat*'' -->'''Pinkie three!\\ (''beat'')\\ '''Pinkie Pie:''' Okay six! I ate ''six corncakes!'' -->''*beat*'' -->'''Pinkie corncakes!''\\ (''beat'')\\ '''Pinkie Pie:''' Make it stop! ''Oh, make it stop!'' [[AC: RealLife]]stop!'' [[/folder]] [[folder:Real Life]]

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17th Jul '15 6:38:16 AM Llygodenfawr
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* AchilleTalon has l'Esprit d'Eloi, an executioner's ghost who gain two meters in height every time someone talks about him.
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* AchilleTalon has l'Esprit d'Eloi, an executioner's ghost who gain gains two meters in height every time someone talks about him.
7th Jul '15 10:56:22 AM nombretomado
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* In the [[LooneyTunes Sylvester/Elmer Fudd]] cartoon ''Heir Conditioned'', Sylvester inherits a fortune. An alley cat sees this in a newspaper and proceeds to relay it around the alley to his pals. It starts as merely a fortune, then the next cat relays it as $1 million, and it becomes $5 million by time it reaches the last cat.
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* In the [[LooneyTunes [[WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes Sylvester/Elmer Fudd]] cartoon ''Heir Conditioned'', Sylvester inherits a fortune. An alley cat sees this in a newspaper and proceeds to relay it around the alley to his pals. It starts as merely a fortune, then the next cat relays it as $1 million, and it becomes $5 million by time it reaches the last cat.
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