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19th May '18 1:25:04 AM DrFraud
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* In ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/9666829/25/Travel-Secrets-Second Travel Secrets: Second]]'' a recuperating Harry is 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 visited by his friends after the Chamber of Secrets incident.Second]]'':



* 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]]).

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* Whenever there have has 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]]).


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* In Lawrence Block's ''The Canceled Czech'' Kotacek gives a different amount every time Evan asks how much is in his Swiss account.
1st Apr '18 9:18:56 AM Kirayoshi
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* ''{{Series/TheFlash2014 The Flash}}'': In "Legends of Today", Team Flash visits Team Arrow and Sisco has some issues with their computers:

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* ''{{Series/TheFlash2014 ''[[Series/TheFlash2014 The Flash}}'': Flash]]'': In "Legends of Today", Team Flash visits Team Arrow and Sisco has some issues with their computers:




Read more: https://www.springfieldspringfield.co.uk/view_episode_scripts.php?tv-show=the-flash-2014&episode=s02e08
1st Apr '18 9:17:52 AM Kirayoshi
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* ''{{Series/TheFlash2014 The Flash}}'': In "Legends of Today", Team Flash visits Team Arrow and Sisco has some issues with their computers:
-->'''Sisco''': This is completely wrong! Did you guys even look at the specs I sent over? This is a tragedy, I'm mourning for the death of engineering. Copper wiring to handle the processing speed from the Palmer Satellite, or else your system is gonna overload.\\
'''Felicity''': Yeah, but that hasn't happened, I mean, it hasn't happened since last week. I mean, it didn't--It happened yesterday.

Read more: https://www.springfieldspringfield.co.uk/view_episode_scripts.php?tv-show=the-flash-2014&episode=s02e08
16th Mar '18 4:11:22 PM eroock
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* A subtle one turns up in ''Film/{{Brazil}}''. Every time the car Lowry gets out from the motor pool (that is destroyed by vandals) gets mentioned, the exact details become blurred, starting as a ''Personal'' Transporter, then ''Personnel'' transporter, then finally a ''whole fleet'' of personnel transporters that are unaccounted for.

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* A subtle one turns up in ''Film/{{Brazil}}''. Every time the car Lowry gets out from the motor pool (that is destroyed by vandals) gets mentioned, the exact details become blurred, starting as a ''Personal'' Transporter, transporter, then ''Personnel'' transporter, a Personnel carrier, then finally a ''whole fleet'' convoy'' of personnel transporters carriers that are unaccounted for.
18th Feb '18 2:47:58 PM Schismatism
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** In ''Discworld/FeetOfClay'', one golem is trying to sell another to a potential buyer, and keeps revising the price ''downwards'', to the purchaser's incredulity.
8th Nov '17 3:05:19 PM fruitstripegum
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** Used in a article satirizing the Gulf of Mexico oil spill: A letter from BP keeps increasing the number of barrels of oil with every sentence.

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** Used in a an article satirizing the Gulf of Mexico oil spill: A letter from BP keeps increasing the number of barrels of oil with every sentence.
18th Aug '17 9:15:22 PM Discar
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* A much slower version in ''Film/TheInformant'', where Mark admits to having [[spoiler: stolen $1.5 million from the company. Which later becomes $3 million, then $5.5 million, until he's finally convicted for stealing $8 million. At the very end, he's up for parole, and he mentions to one of the agents how bad he feels about [[DiggingYourselfDeeper stealing that $11.5 million.]] ]]

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* A much slower version in ''Film/TheInformant'', ''Film/TheInformant2009'', where Mark admits to having [[spoiler: stolen $1.5 million from the company. Which later becomes $3 million, then $5.5 million, until he's finally convicted for stealing $8 million. At the very end, he's up for parole, and he mentions to one of the agents how bad he feels about [[DiggingYourselfDeeper stealing that $11.5 million.]] ]]
23rd Jul '17 4:10:44 PM nombretomado
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* YouTuber iDubbbzTV does this on one episode of ''Kickstarter Crap.''

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* YouTuber [=YouTuber=] iDubbbzTV does this on one episode of ''Kickstarter Crap.''
4th Jul '17 10:56:22 PM CaptainTedium
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* Whopper from ''WesternAnimation/PoundPuppies1980s'' does this at least OncePerEpisode.

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* Whopper from ''WesternAnimation/PoundPuppies1980s'' does this at least OncePerEpisode.OncePerEpisode, constantly changing details in his stories to something even more outlandish and unbelievable when he feels them to be lacking.
25th Dec '16 12:05:24 PM DrFraud
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* Charles Hickson, one of two shipworkers in Pascagoula, Mississippi who claimed to have been abducted by aliens in 1973, at different times described the UFO in question as eight to ten feet, sixteen to eighteen feet, twenty feet and twenty to thirty feet in length. Similarly, he stated that the incident had taken place at 7 PM, between 8 PM and 9 PM and "around nine o'clock."
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