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3rd Jun '17 10:57:01 AM Codefreak5
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* In a subversion of this trope, a strategy for players of ''[[VideoGame/PAYDAY2 PAYDAY 2]]'' in Rats, Day 1, is to repeat what [[MissionControl Bain]] says to confirm the orders needed to be carried out. Sometimes Bain will say conflicting things which will royally screw up the mission.

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* In a subversion variation of this trope, a strategy for players of ''[[VideoGame/PAYDAY2 PAYDAY 2]]'' ''VideoGame/PAYDAY2'' in Rats, Rats Day 1, 1 is to repeat what [[MissionControl Bain]] says to confirm the orders needed to be carried out. Sometimes Bain will say give conflicting things information to players, which will royally screw up the mission.mission if followed.
13th May '17 7:14:09 PM MasamiPhoenix
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* Most exchanges between Rocket and Groot in ''Film/GuardiansOfTheGalaxy'' involve Rocket reiterating what his partner said, because all the audience can hear is "I am Groot".

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* Most exchanges between Rocket and Groot in ''Film/GuardiansOfTheGalaxy'' involve Rocket reiterating what his partner said, because all the audience can hear is "I am Groot". This is toned down in the second movie where they mostly let you infer what Groot said via context, or else he's explicitly translating for somebody (usually Yondu) who doesn't understand Groot.
1st May '17 4:16:10 PM Roo
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-->"Could I have a word with your auntie babysitter? -- Two more babysitters have arrived? Speak up, I can't hear you in that noise... ''Ten'' more babysitters?! Whu-Were they all ''aunties''? ...Five uncles. '''Five'' uncles ...oy. Um, listen, Mum and Dad might be home a little earlier than they thought, because -- yes, I'm fine; hello, hello. Hello, hello. Yes, Mum's doing fine too. Hello, hello. Listen, can you fetch that babys-- yes, but -- Okay, but if she's asleep in your bed, you can wake her up, can't you? ''What just fell down and broke there!'' I asked you what fell down and broke, answer me when I ask you! ...Yes?! ''AND WHO GAVE YOU THAT BOOZE?''"

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-->"Could I have a word with your auntie babysitter? -- Two more babysitters have arrived? Speak up, I can't hear you in that noise... ''Ten'' more babysitters?! Whu-Were they all ''aunties''? ...Five uncles. '''Five'' uncles ...oy. Um, listen, Mum and Dad might be home a little earlier than they thought, because -- yes, I'm fine; hello, hello. Hello, hello. Yes, Mum's doing fine too. Hello, hello. Listen, can you fetch that babys-- yes, but -- Okay, but if she's asleep in your bed, you can wake her up, can't you? ''What just fell down and broke there!'' I asked you what fell down and broke, answer me when I ask you! ...Yes?! ''AND WHO GAVE YOU THAT BOOZE?''"BOOZE?'' Get that babysitter on the phone right now, I want a word with her... Yes, I'm fine, hello hello!!"
1st May '17 4:12:23 PM Roo
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* Norwegian comedian Rolv Wesenlund had an act where he pretended to call his babysitter at home to check that everything's okay with his young son. The young son is the one who answers the phone, and through Wesenlund's half of the dialogue the audience learns that the babysitter probably isn't very reliable, and that his son is weirdly obsessed with saying "hello, hello" at random times when talking on the phone:
-->"Could I have a word with your auntie babysitter? -- Two more babysitters have arrived? Speak up, I can't hear you in that noise... ''Ten'' more babysitters?! Whu-Were they all ''aunties''? ...Five uncles. '''Five'' uncles ...oy. Um, listen, Mum and Dad might be home a little earlier than they thought, because -- yes, I'm fine; hello, hello. Hello, hello. Yes, Mum's doing fine too. Hello, hello. Listen, can you fetch that babys-- yes, but -- Okay, but if she's asleep in your bed, you can wake her up, can't you? ''What just fell down and broke there!'' I asked you what fell down and broke, answer me when I ask you! ...Yes?! ''AND WHO GAVE YOU THAT BOOZE?''"
30th Apr '17 2:51:40 PM nombretomado
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* Anything Creator/HannaBarbera uses this. ''WesternAnimation/TheFlintstones'', ''WesternAnimation/TheJetsons'', ''TopCat'', you name it. On ''WesternAnimation/DastardlyAndMuttleyInTheirFlyingMachines'', Dick Dastardly usually translates the General's phone calls in this manner. Actually averted in ''WesternAnimation/TheHairBearBunch'' episode "The Bear Who Came To Dinner." Botch calls Peevly from a pay phone at a drive-in theater to snitch on the bears, and the conversation switches scenes between the two callers.

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* Anything Creator/HannaBarbera uses this. ''WesternAnimation/TheFlintstones'', ''WesternAnimation/TheJetsons'', ''TopCat'', ''WesternAnimation/TopCat'', you name it. On ''WesternAnimation/DastardlyAndMuttleyInTheirFlyingMachines'', Dick Dastardly usually translates the General's phone calls in this manner. Actually averted in ''WesternAnimation/TheHairBearBunch'' episode "The Bear Who Came To Dinner." Botch calls Peevly from a pay phone at a drive-in theater to snitch on the bears, and the conversation switches scenes between the two callers.
24th Apr '17 11:06:54 PM RandomnessUnlimited
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* ''WesternAnimation/{{Kaeloo}}'': Frequently done with [[TheUnintelligible Quack Quack]], [[MeaningfulName who can only speak in "quacks"]]. One of the other characters will repeat what he said in English (for example, "What do you mean, [insert statement here]?").
24th Feb '17 11:53:02 AM Lloigor
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* ''Disney/WreckItRalph'' has this when Fix-It Felix Jr. talks to Q-Bert [[SpeakingSimlish in Q-Bertese]] about what happened to Ralph. For the benefit of the audience, the conversation ends with Felix's shocked shout of "Ralph's gone Turbo?!" Also justified in that there were other people accompanying Felix and they couldn't understand what Q-Bert is saying.

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* ''Disney/WreckItRalph'' has this when Fix-It Felix Jr. talks to Q-Bert [[SpeakingSimlish in Q-Bertese]] about what happened to Ralph. For the benefit of the audience, the conversation ends with Felix's shocked shout of "Ralph's gone Turbo?!" Also justified in that there were other people accompanying Felix and they couldn't understand what Q-Bert is was saying.
5th Jan '17 9:26:46 PM SuperFeatherYoshi
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* In ''WesternAnimation/CourageTheCowardlyDog'', Di Lung reiterates everything the Evil Empress (who only speaks in Chinese) say in English, even when they are alone.
24th Dec '16 11:48:13 AM Discar
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:: Writers for his TV appearances were not always so charitable toward the audience.
** In the 1962 war movie, ''Hell Is For Heroes'' he plays an Army clerk, who is told to keep up a running chatter on a non-existent field telephone for the benefit of the Germans listening to a concealed microphone (that the Americans have found).

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:: Writers for his TV appearances were not always so charitable toward the audience.
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* In the 1962 war movie, ''Hell Is For Heroes'' he Bob Newhart plays an Army clerk, who is told to keep up a running chatter on a non-existent field telephone for the benefit of the Germans listening to a concealed microphone (that the Americans have found).


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* ''Series/{{Castle}}'': Played straight and lampshaded. In "Deep in Death", Castle is wearing a wire for an operation, with the others listening in outside. When the show comes back from commercial, Castle recaps a conversation that happened offscreen.
-->'''Ryan:''' ...does he realize he's summarizing a conversation we just heard in its entirety?\\
'''Esposito:''' I dunno.
22nd Nov '16 9:30:17 PM Kid
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** This is actually recommended as a way of enhancing language development by providing an example of how to say that particular statement 'properly'. It's especially recommended as an alternative to correcting the child's speech, because it encourages the child to talk more instead of discouraging them. Besides that, it's well documented that it is not really possible to teach a small child how to speak 'properly' by correcting mistakes. To put it more technically, language acquisition is only possible via positive stimuli. You learn a language by listening to speech in that language and establishing patterns by repetition, not by learning arbitrary and/or artificial rules. Therefore, instruction has no impact at all, including negative instruction, i.e. correcting 'errors'. In short, repeating the sentence after a child says it is the ONLY way to speed up the child's learning of a language's inner workings, as counter-intuitive as that might sound.

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** This is actually recommended as a way of enhancing language development by providing an example of how to say that particular statement 'properly'."properly". It's especially recommended as an alternative to correcting the child's speech, because it encourages the child to talk more instead of discouraging them. Besides that, it's well documented that it Language is not really possible too complex to teach a small child how to speak 'properly' by correcting mistakes. To put it more technically, language acquisition is mistakes, and the only possible via positive stimuli. You way to really learn a language by listening is to speech in that language and establishing learn patterns by repetition, not by learning arbitrary and/or artificial rules. Therefore, instruction has no impact at all, including negative instruction, i.e. correcting 'errors'. In short, repeating the sentence after established through repetition. Repeating what a child says it not only helps them learn to speak properly, but is the ONLY only way to truly speed up the child's learning of a language's inner workings, as counter-intuitive as that might sound.their language acquisition.
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