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21st Sep '16 7:31:36 AM Taskmaster123
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* Any mass deployment of military personnel. All their duffle bags are dumped out on the tarmac when they arrive, and all the duffle bags are identical. It doesn't take many deployments before experienced personnel start tagging their bag with a bright ribbon or something like that in order to make it easier to spot.
18th Sep '16 8:08:23 PM ShadictheHedgehog
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** In the episode ''Stranger than Fanfiction'', both Daring Do and Caballeron are at the convention to blend in and be mistaken for more cosplayers.

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** In the episode ''Stranger than Fanfiction'', both Daring Do and Caballeron are is at the convention to blend in and be mistaken for more cosplayers.another cosplayer. Dr. Caballaron, who follows her, is likewise hidden amongst cosplayers when Rainbow Dash tries to warn someone about him, but he's confused and dismayed at all the ponies dressing up as him.
16th Sep '16 1:31:51 AM PaulA
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* Creator/JohnDicksonCarr's ''The Punch and Judy Murders'' has a [[spoiler: counterfeiter who hid the real money with the fake money]]

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* Creator/JohnDicksonCarr's Literature/SirHenryMerrivale novel ''The Punch and Judy Murders'' has a [[spoiler: counterfeiter [[spoiler:counterfeiter who hid the real money with the fake money]]money]].
14th Sep '16 7:36:42 AM JackG
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* In one of the first cases ''[[Literature/BrotherCadfael Cadfael]]'' investigates, a murder victim is left among a bunch of corpses of men the local lord hanged for treason, presumably in hope that nobody will count them.

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* In one of the first cases ''[[Literature/BrotherCadfael Cadfael]]'' investigates, a murder victim is left among a bunch of corpses of men the local lord hanged 94 prisoners that King Stephen has ordered hung for treason, presumably in hope that nobody will count them.
14th Sep '16 7:28:02 AM JackG
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* Used in ''Film/TheDarkKnight'' when the Joker leaves the mob bank in a school bus, joining a line of identical buses, none of the cops responding noticed the debris falling off the bus as it left. He timed it to right when kids were getting out of school, so it blended in with all the other school buses.



* Likewise in ''Film/{{Assassins}}''. While being chased by police including helicopter units, SylvesterStallone's character hides a stolen taxi cab among a bunch of other cabs at their terminal, then climbs into another cab as a passenger and rides it out of there.



* Used in ''Film/TheDarkKnight'' when the Joker leaves the mob bank in a school bus, joining a line of identical buses, none of the cops responding noticed the debris falling off the bus as it left. He timed it to right when kids were getting out of school, so it blended in with all the other school buses.



* ''Film/{{Assassins}}. While being chased by police including helicopter units, SylvesterStallone's character hides a stolen taxi cab among a bunch of other cabs at their terminal, then climbs into another cab as a passenger and rides it out of there.
14th Sep '16 7:22:26 AM JackG
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* In ''Film/BatmanBegins'' Ducard uses this tactic against Bruce Wayne during his final trial at the League base, making himself look identical to all the other ninjas around him ... [[spoiler: but Bruce then uses it right back on him with a similar tactic.]]

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* In ''Film/BatmanBegins'' ''Film/BatmanBegins''
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Ducard uses this tactic against Bruce Wayne during his final trial at the League base, making himself look identical to all the other ninjas around him ... [[spoiler: but Bruce then uses it right back on him with a similar tactic.]]]]
** When constructing Batman's distinctive cowl, Alfred suggests ordering the parts separately, each from a different overseas company, in batches of ''thousands'' to avert suspicion that it's a custom order.
29th Aug '16 11:35:51 PM C2
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* In the episode ''Stranger than Fanfiction'', both Daring Do and Caballeron are at the convention to blend in and be mistaken for more cosplayers.

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* ** In the episode ''Stranger than Fanfiction'', both Daring Do and Caballeron are at the convention to blend in and be mistaken for more cosplayers.
29th Aug '16 5:10:13 PM Duffan
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* In the episode ''Stranger than Fanfiction'', both Daring Do and Caballeron are at the convention to blend in and be mistaken for more cosplayers.



* In the ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' episode ''Stranger than Fanfiction'', both Daring Do and Caballeron are at the convention to blend in and be mistaken for more cosplayers.
24th Aug '16 2:35:31 PM TonyG
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* In ''WesternAnimation/KuboAndTheTwoStrings'', the hero has to find three magical items that belonged to his father. One of them, the Sword Unbreakable, is hidden among several other swords, [[spoiler: embedded on the skull of a giant skeleton demon.]]
17th Aug '16 8:59:37 PM PaulA
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* In the Literature/VorkosiganSaga, Emperor [[MagnificentBastard Ezar]] hides the murder of [[spoiler: [[OffingTheOffspring his son]], [[TheEvilPrince psychotic Prince Serg]]]] amongst the ''piles and piles of deaths'' resulting from a deliberately half-assed invasion scheme.

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* In the Literature/VorkosiganSaga, ''Literature/ShardsOfHonor'', Emperor [[MagnificentBastard Ezar]] hides the murder of [[spoiler: [[OffingTheOffspring [[spoiler:[[OffingTheOffspring his son]], [[TheEvilPrince psychotic Prince Serg]]]] amongst the ''piles and piles of deaths'' resulting from a deliberately half-assed invasion scheme.
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