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14th Jun '18 6:44:45 AM VicGeorge2011
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* Inverted in one cartoon where a man who goes to the supermarket and looks at a list which reads, "cream, bread, cake, meatloaf, black-eyed peas," and then says to himself, "this isn't my grocery list, this is my music playlist."
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8th May '18 10:57:50 AM snichols1973
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A variation has a messenger handing at first a grocery list instead of the intended message to its recipient.

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A variation has a messenger handing at first a grocery list instead of the intended message to its recipient.
recipient. Another variant involves someone taking out the wrong sheet of paper with a list of laundry items.
22nd Apr '18 9:40:39 PM riceisnice
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** Another one has Spongebob reading form a book for a seance, but is actually reading the ingredients for a bottle of mustard.

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** Another one has Spongebob reading form from a book for a seance, but is actually reading the ingredients for a bottle of mustard.
12th Mar '18 2:43:05 AM scooter
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* In a more melodramatic version of the ''Film/MysteryMen'' example, in ''Film/17Again'' 17-year-old Mike pretends to read a letter from thirtysomething Mike during the divorce hearing, but it's really just his handwritten directions to the courthouse--as his wife discovers after he leaves the paper behind and she picks it up.
24th Feb '18 5:20:17 AM FlyingDuckManGenesis
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* On ''WesternAnimation/AdventuresOfSonicTheHedgehog'', when Robotnik gives Scratch and Grounder the coordinates to where they're supposed attack;
-->'''Grounder:''' ''(Reading from paper)'' "Single, 700-pound villain seeks suitable companion..."
-->'''Robotnik:''' ''(Embarassed)'' Whoops, uh, wrong paper, give me that. ''(Snatches paper back)

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* On ''WesternAnimation/AdventuresOfSonicTheHedgehog'', ''Franchise/SonicTheHedgehog'' cartoons:
** In the ''WesternAnimation/AdventuresOfSonicTheHedgehog'' episode, "Sonic's Song",
when Robotnik gives Scratch and Grounder the coordinates to where they're supposed to attack;
-->'''Grounder:''' ''(Reading from paper)'' "Single, 700-pound villain seeks looking for suitable companion..."
-->'''Robotnik:''' ''(Embarassed)'' Whoops, uh, wrong paper, give me that. ''(Snatches paper back)back)''
** In the ''WesternAnimation/SonicBoom'' episode, "Spacemageddonocalypse", instead of giving Knuckles instructions on how to operate his Solar Convergence Device (with pictures), Tails accidentally gives him his shopping list, leading to this line;
-->'''Knuckles:''' Milk, tomatoes, tail conditioner? These instructions are more complicated than I thought!
16th Jan '18 2:27:03 PM TheGreatConversation
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* A version in ''Theatre/HenryIVPart1'', of all places. Prince Hal and Peto go through the sleeping Falstaff's pockets, hoping to find money, but are excited to discover scribbled papers instead . . . until they read them and discover it's an account of his [[BigEater meal expenses]].
6th Jan '18 1:53:08 PM Aquila89
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* In ''Literature/BoredOfTheRings'', a portentous messenger (soon revealed to be Stomper) accidentally hands Frito a slip of paper reading: "Three shorts, four pairs socks, two shirts, chain mail, heavy starch?" This is immediately [[LampshadeHanging lampshaded]] by the narration referring to it as an "ancient gag" (the book was first published in 1968).

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* In ''Literature/BoredOfTheRings'', a portentous messenger (soon revealed to be Stomper) accidentally hands Frito a slip of paper reading: "Three shorts, four pairs socks, two shirts, chain mail, heavy starch?" This is immediately [[LampshadeHanging lampshaded]] by the narration referring to it as an "ancient gag" (the book was first published in 1968).1969).
6th Jan '18 1:52:54 PM Aquila89
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* In ''Literature/BoredOfTheRings'', a portentous messenger (soon revealed to be Stomper) accidentally hands Frito a slip of paper reading: "Three shorts, four pairs socks, two shirts, chain mail, heavy starch?" This is immediately [[LampshadeHanging lampshaded]] by the narration referring to it as an "ancient gag."

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* In ''Literature/BoredOfTheRings'', a portentous messenger (soon revealed to be Stomper) accidentally hands Frito a slip of paper reading: "Three shorts, four pairs socks, two shirts, chain mail, heavy starch?" This is immediately [[LampshadeHanging lampshaded]] by the narration referring to it as an "ancient gag."gag" (the book was first published in 1968).
9th Dec '17 4:50:06 PM HeroGal2347
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** The villain in ''WesternAnimation/DarkwingDuck'''s "In Like Blunt" is beaten when he tries to auction off a list of spy information but Darkwing manages to swap it with a chocolate chip cookie recipe. The supervillain audience is ''not'' amused.

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** The villain in ''WesternAnimation/DarkwingDuck'''s "In "[[Recap/DarkwingDuckS1E48LikeInBlunt In Like Blunt" Blunt]]" is beaten when he tries to auction off a list of spy information but Darkwing manages to swap it with a chocolate chip cookie recipe. The supervillain audience is ''not'' amused.
9th Dec '17 12:17:34 PM nombretomado
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* ''WesternAnimation/DuckTales'', ''WesternAnimation/ChipNDaleRescueRangers'', ''WesternAnimation/DarkwingDuck'', ''WesternAnimation/TaleSpin'', etc. (Common in the "DisneyAfternoon" set of cartoons.)

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* ''WesternAnimation/DuckTales'', ''WesternAnimation/ChipNDaleRescueRangers'', ''WesternAnimation/DarkwingDuck'', ''WesternAnimation/TaleSpin'', etc. (Common in the "DisneyAfternoon" "WesternAnimation/TheDisneyAfternoon" set of cartoons.)
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