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26th May '16 3:08:26 PM TheOneWhoTropes
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* ''{{Zits}}'' subverted this one: Walt's driving Jeremy to school, asks Jeremy a question, no response. Then he gets more outlandish, promising Jeremy more "gigawhatevers" in his computer, a raise in his allowance... oh, and Martians have landed. As Jeremy leaves, he agrees with Walt's plans for more memory and allowance and the like, but notes that the Martian thing seems unlikely.

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* ''{{Zits}}'' ''ComicStrip/{{Zits}}'' subverted this one: Walt's driving Jeremy to school, asks Jeremy a question, no response. Then he gets more outlandish, promising Jeremy more "gigawhatevers" in his computer, a raise in his allowance... oh, and Martians have landed. As Jeremy leaves, he agrees with Walt's plans for more memory and allowance and the like, but notes that the Martian thing seems unlikely.
23rd May '16 10:46:06 AM Doug86
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'''Barney Stinson:''' GoodTimes.\\

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'''Barney Stinson:''' GoodTimes.Series/GoodTimes.\\



'''Barney Stinson:''' DiffrentStrokes!

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'''Barney Stinson:''' DiffrentStrokes!Series/DiffrentStrokes!
20th May '16 2:08:46 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* On ''QueerAsFolk'' Michael is in the laundry room, and there's an incredibly creepy guy there, staring at him like he wants to devour him. Michael rushes out of there and is in such a hurry that he drops things on the way out. When he comes back to the apartment, Ben is engrossed in the newspaper.

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* On ''QueerAsFolk'' ''Series/QueerAsFolk'' Michael is in the laundry room, and there's an incredibly creepy guy there, staring at him like he wants to devour him. Michael rushes out of there and is in such a hurry that he drops things on the way out. When he comes back to the apartment, Ben is engrossed in the newspaper.
19th May '16 5:09:10 PM nombretomado
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* In an episode of ''MurderSheWrote'', Jessica is worrying about her new book while the sheriff tries to discuss the case with her. Eventually he says they found lion tracks around the body, and she nods absently. Subverted when [[NeverOneMurder the next body]] shows up and she asks "No lion tracks this time?"

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* In an episode of ''MurderSheWrote'', ''Series/MurderSheWrote'', Jessica is worrying about her new book while the sheriff tries to discuss the case with her. Eventually he says they found lion tracks around the body, and she nods absently. Subverted when [[NeverOneMurder the next body]] shows up and she asks "No lion tracks this time?"
15th May '16 8:57:36 PM PaulA
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* Diana's mother in ''Film/{{The Phantom|1996}}'':
-->'''Lily Palmer''': How are you anyway, sweetheart?\\
'''Diana Palmer''': I've contracted malaria, mother.\\
'''Lily Palmer''': That's nice.
8th May '16 9:31:10 PM nombretomado
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* ''HomeImprovement'' had Jill trying to talk to Tim about ballroom dancing lessons while he was trying to listen to a football game on the radio through an earbud. Tim remains completely oblivious.

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* ''HomeImprovement'' ''Series/HomeImprovement'' had Jill trying to talk to Tim about ballroom dancing lessons while he was trying to listen to a football game on the radio through an earbud. Tim remains completely oblivious.
24th Mar '16 12:14:16 PM Morgenthaler
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* In ''EastOfEden'', Sam throws in two lines of nonsense during a story. Adam and Cathy's lack of reaction confirm that they aren't listening.

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* In ''EastOfEden'', ''Literature/EastOfEden'', Sam throws in two lines of nonsense during a story. Adam and Cathy's lack of reaction confirm that they aren't listening.



* A very dark example in ''AmericanPsycho''. Bateman often reveals his psychotic nature to friends by saying things such as "I like to dissect girls. Did you know that I'm utterly insane?" They either are not listening or think he is someone else.

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* A very dark example in ''AmericanPsycho''.''Literature/AmericanPsycho''. Bateman often reveals his psychotic nature to friends by saying things such as "I like to dissect girls. Did you know that I'm utterly insane?" They either are not listening or think he is someone else.
26th Jan '16 9:49:05 PM Tsunoba
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* Happens twice in the webcomic ''{{Sorcery 101}}''.
** In the first strip, main character Danny appears to be studying a magic tome while his teacher Pat (a vampire) compliments him on his work ethic. After he realizes Danny's not listening, Pat says, "...and I ran out of pig's blood so I'm going to cut open your jugular and take all yours." Then he snatches the porn magazine Danny had hidden behind his spellbook.
** In a much later strip, a werewolf girl is trying to set up a romantic evening with her boyfriend, a bounty hunter who's busy planning his next kill. He doesn't even notice that he's agreed to watch a chick flick with her, so she asks if she can paint his claws bright pink.

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* Happens twice in In the webcomic ''{{Sorcery 101}}''.
** In the first strip, main character Danny appears to be studying a magic tome while his teacher Pat (a vampire) compliments him on his work ethic. After he realizes Danny's not listening, Pat says, "...and I ran out of pig's blood so I'm going to cut open your jugular and take all yours." Then he snatches the porn magazine Danny had hidden behind his spellbook.
** In a much later strip,
''Webcomic/{{Sorcery 101}}'', a werewolf girl is trying to set up a romantic evening with her boyfriend, a bounty hunter who's busy planning his next kill. He doesn't even notice that he's agreed to watch a chick flick with her, so she asks if she can paint his claws bright pink.
24th Jan '16 3:42:29 PM Anddrix
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* In the opening scene of ''Literature/CityOfBones'', Clary and Simon are at a club, when Clary spots a mysterious, handsome young man. As she stares at him, Simon tries to get her attention with a series of increasingly outrageous comments, culminating with him telling her that he was sleeping with her mother and considering taking up crossdressing.

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* In the opening scene of ''Literature/CityOfBones'', ''Literature/{{City of Bones|2007}}'', Clary and Simon are at a club, when Clary spots a mysterious, handsome young man. As she stares at him, Simon tries to get her attention with a series of increasingly outrageous comments, culminating with him telling her that he was sleeping with her mother and considering taking up crossdressing.
19th Jan '16 11:16:04 AM nombretomado
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* In the ''StarTrekVoyagerRelaunch'', Chakotay isn't listening to Janeway as she recounts her latest meeting with the admiralty. Janeway therefore gets his attention by mentioning how Admiral Nechayev supposedly turned up naked, with Admiral Montgomery offering no comment.
** In ''Unity'', part of the StarTrekDeepSpaceNineRelaunch, Quark catches Nog's attention by randomly mentioning parasites, referencing the root cause of the current crisis, which he isn't supposed to know about. Until the magic word is thrown in, Nog was just nodding and grunting.

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* In the ''StarTrekVoyagerRelaunch'', ''Literature/StarTrekVoyagerRelaunch'', Chakotay isn't listening to Janeway as she recounts her latest meeting with the admiralty. Janeway therefore gets his attention by mentioning how Admiral Nechayev supposedly turned up naked, with Admiral Montgomery offering no comment.
** In ''Unity'', part of the StarTrekDeepSpaceNineRelaunch, Literature/StarTrekDeepSpaceNineRelaunch, Quark catches Nog's attention by randomly mentioning parasites, referencing the root cause of the current crisis, which he isn't supposed to know about. Until the magic word is thrown in, Nog was just nodding and grunting.
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