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28th May '16 5:41:29 AM DeepRed
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* A common tactic employed by young men eager to join the army, especially in UsefulNotes/WorldWarOne...

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* A common tactic employed by young men eager to join the army, especially in UsefulNotes/WorldWarOne...UsefulNotes/WorldWarOne and WorldWarTwo...
24th May '16 7:30:08 AM Titus88
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* [[Literature/VorkosiganSaga Miles Vorkosigan]], in his "Admiral Naismith" persona, is reputed to look seventeen because of advanced rejuvenation techniques. He is, in fact, seventeen.

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* [[Literature/VorkosiganSaga Miles Vorkosigan]], in his "Admiral Naismith" persona, is reputed to look seventeen because of advanced http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Main/TipsWorksheetadvanced rejuvenation techniques. He is, in fact, seventeen.


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* In ''Literature/{{Night}}'', the protagonist and his father both have to lie about their ages to avoid extermination in the concentration camps.
23rd May '16 3:42:39 PM wuggles
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* In ''Trainwreck'', Amy goes to a club with her coworkers and ends up going home with the intern Donald (played by Ezra Miller, who was 22 at the time). After she punches him too hard when he asks her to [[MakesJustAsMuchSenseInContext slap him]], he screams and his mom comes in and says that he's 16. Amy promptly gets fired from her job.
19th Feb '16 1:36:11 AM M84
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* In one episode of ''Series/{{House}}'', a young man brings in his apparently mentally ill mother for treatment. House eventually notices little details about the guy hinting that he's not as old as he pretends and eventually confronts him. He turns out to be a fifteen year old boy masquerading as an adult so he can support his mother. This leads to some drama when someone places a call from the hospital to Child Services to pick him up, and the boy immediately blames House. This leads to the EurekaMoment [[spoiler:since House finds out the boy's mom made the call because she wanted to free her son from the burden of caring for her. House realizes she's not crazy after all, and that her apparent mental illness is actually a symptom of something else.]]
25th Jan '16 12:03:19 PM Willbyr
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* Late into ''WanderingSon'' Nitori begins working at a bar at age seventeen, though she told the owner she was eighteen.

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* Late into ''WanderingSon'' ''Manga/WanderingSon'' Nitori begins working at a bar at age seventeen, though she told the owner she was eighteen.
11th Jan '16 1:23:30 PM phoenix
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* Zahia Dehar, a French prostitute who slept with several high profile [[TheBeautifulGame footballers]] (among others), have done so under the age of 18. Her clients deny that they were ever informed, which she has confirmed several times.

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* Zahia Dehar, a French prostitute who slept with several high profile [[TheBeautifulGame [[UsefulNotes/AssociationFootball footballers]] (among others), have done so under the age of 18. Her clients deny that they were ever informed, which she has confirmed several times.
11th Dec '15 11:37:46 AM JoeMerl
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* In ''WesternAnimation/YoungJustice,'' the Justice League are largely annoyed when they discover that [[{{Shazam}} Billy Batson]] (see above) was actually a ten-year-old with an OlderAlterEgo. He defends himself by saying that he never actually claimed to be older (which WonderWoman writes off as a "lie of omission"). It's also implied that the Justice League didn't technically have an age restriction before this came up. They vote whether or not to expel Billy from the League [[spoiler:but let him stay]].
11th Dec '15 11:31:27 AM JoeMerl
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* ''Film/LiarLiar'': Fletcher discovers that [[spoiler:Mrs. Cole lied about her age when she got married, rendering the prenuptial and the original marriage contract void, but leaving her still entitled to half her (ex-)husband's wealth, as they had lived together long enough to be considered common-law married anyways]].

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* ''Film/LiarLiar'': Fletcher discovers is trying to defend his client, Mrs. Cole, in a divorce case; this is hampered by the fact that [[spoiler:Mrs. Cole lied about her age he knows she's in the wrong and is supernaturally compelled to tell the truth. He eventually wins by discovering a loophole, however: she was actually only seventeen when she and her (ex-)husband got married, rendering the prenuptial and the but claimed to be a few months older. That means their original marriage contract and prenuptial agreement are void, but leaving her still entitled to half her (ex-)husband's wealth, as because they had lived were together long enough to be considered common-law married anyways]].married, she still gets half his wealth.
25th Oct '15 5:36:06 PM Trogdor
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->'''[[ByTheBookCop Nick]]:''' When's your birthday?\\

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->'''[[ByTheBookCop Nick]]:''' ->'''Nick:''' When's your birthday?\\
24th Oct '15 7:41:53 PM Trogdor
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Contrast ReallySevenHundredYearsOld.

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Contrast (but do not confuse with) ReallySevenHundredYearsOld.
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