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10th May '16 6:40:21 PM merotoker
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** One of the tests the Genkai has for choosing her apprentice is rock-paper-scissors -- in truth a game that looks like it, but [[SecretTestOfCharacter actually tests for spiritual awareness]]. Kuwabara, being [[PsychicPowers subconsciously psychic]], gets the highest scores, and has a reputation for being a "Rock-Paper-Scissors Master" as a result; throughout the whole series, he never loses a game.

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** One of the tests the Genkai has for choosing her apprentice is rock-paper-scissors -- in truth a game that looks like it, but [[SecretTestOfCharacter actually tests for spiritual awareness]]. Kuwabara, being [[PsychicPowers subconsciously psychic]], gets the highest scores, and has a reputation for being a "Rock-Paper-Scissors Master" as a result; throughout the whole series, he never loses a game.



* In one episode of ''Manga/KeroroGunsou'', the main characters decide to have a snowball fight following the "official rules", which involves splitting into two teams. Tamama suggests that they add an element of Capture the Flag by having one teammate tied up and rescued by the others on their team, and that they pick who it is by using rock-paper-scissors. This is actually a ploy to get Natsumi out of the running, since she has the most physical prowess, but always loses at RPS.

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* In one episode of ''Manga/KeroroGunsou'', ''Manga/SgtFrog'', the main characters decide to have a snowball fight following the "official rules", which involves splitting into two teams. Tamama suggests that they add an element of Capture the Flag by having one teammate tied up and rescued by the others on their team, and that they pick who it is by using rock-paper-scissors. This is actually a ploy to get Natsumi out of the running, since she has the most physical prowess, but always loses at RPS.



* ''Manga/{{Nichijou}}'': OncePerEpisode, a short clip shows [[RidiculouslyHumanRobot Nano]] and [[ChildProdigy the Professor]] playing this. It usually ends with some catch that prevents Nano from winning. Either her hand will fly off, carrying her with it, it will be replaced by a shark, flowers... Nano actually wins several times (the Professor treats the shark like a victory, and she wins in Episode 7), but ''something'' bad will subsequently happen to her (in Episode 7, the Professor launched her hand across the room to retrieve the remote).

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* ''Manga/{{Nichijou}}'': OncePerEpisode, a short clip shows [[RidiculouslyHumanRobot [[RidiculouslyHumanRobots Nano]] and [[ChildProdigy the Professor]] playing this. It usually ends with some catch that prevents Nano from winning. Either her hand will fly off, carrying her with it, it will be replaced by a shark, flowers... Nano actually wins several times (the Professor treats the shark like a victory, and she wins in Episode 7), but ''something'' bad will subsequently happen to her (in Episode 7, the Professor launched her hand across the room to retrieve the remote).



* In ''LightNovel/HaiyoreNyarkoSan'', the characters visit a MaidCafe that forms a music group with Rock-Paper-Scissors used to determine the "center" (a blatant ShoutOut to Music/AKB48, which does things the same way). But since the finalists are the hyper-competitive and violent Nyarko and Cuuko, they deliver a Paper CrossCounter before it just turns into an all-out brawl. With [[Series/KamenRider Rider Kicks]].

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* In ''LightNovel/HaiyoreNyarkoSan'', the characters visit a MaidCafe [[CosplayCafe Maid Cafe]] that forms a music group with Rock-Paper-Scissors used to determine the "center" (a blatant ShoutOut to Music/AKB48, which does things the same way). But since the finalists are the hyper-competitive and violent Nyarko and Cuuko, they deliver a Paper CrossCounter before it just turns into an all-out brawl. With [[Series/KamenRider Rider Kicks]].



* The Japan-exclusive PlayStation game ''Finger Flashing'' combines this with a Shmup-type setup: rock, paper or scissor-themed enemies come from the top of the screen, and can only be killed by shooting them with the corresponding gesture. Shooting them with the wrong one causes them to duplicate.

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* The Japan-exclusive PlayStation UsefulNotes/PlayStation game ''Finger Flashing'' combines this with a Shmup-type setup: rock, paper or scissor-themed enemies come from the top of the screen, and can only be killed by shooting them with the corresponding gesture. Shooting them with the wrong one causes them to duplicate.



* In ''[[VideoGame/SpongeBobSquarePants SpongeBob SquarePants: Lights, Camera, Pants]]'', if two players are tied at the end of a particular location's set of games, they will engage in a rock-paper-scissors minigame to determine who the winner is.

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* In ''[[VideoGame/SpongeBobSquarePants SpongeBob SquarePants: Lights, Camera, Pants]]'', ''VideoGame/SpongeBobSquarePantsLightsCameraPants'', if two players are tied at the end of a particular location's set of games, they will engage in a rock-paper-scissors minigame to determine who the winner is.



* ''[[MarioParty Mario Party 2]]'' has a duel minigame where two players play "Peach, Bowser, Mario."

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* ''[[MarioParty ''[[VideoGame/MarioParty Mario Party 2]]'' has a duel minigame where two players play "Peach, Bowser, Mario."
4th May '16 8:19:49 AM BKelly95
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* A 2016 commercial for Android references this. We see a sheet of paper at school getting bullied by two more sheets of paper. They stop when a pair of scissors intervenes. The sheet of paper and the scissors walk home together afterwards to find a pair of rocks bullying another rock. The pair of scissors is afraid to get involved, so the paper goes in. After that, we see the sheet of paper, scissors, and rock walking away together the best of friends.
12th Mar '16 11:09:41 AM JMQwilleran
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* On ''WesternAnimation/DragonTales'', "Prince for a Day" opens with Max and Emmy arguing over which of them has to clean the playroom, Max trying to wheedle out of his regularly scheduled duty because he helped their mother wash the dishes the night before. Enrique shows up and asks how they're going to settle it. They play rock, paper, scissors, but after they stalemate twice, Enrique laments that they're not going to solve anything that way. They go to Dragon Land and after they get back, they tie again, so Enrique decides that they should 'all'' clean up together.
11th Mar '16 7:34:16 AM erforce
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* In the first ''Film/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles'' live-action movie, after seeing Raphael and Leonardo spanked by Shredder, Donatello and Michaelangelo do RPS, with the ''loser'' having to take him on next. Note that the Turtles could ''only'' use the standard version of this trope, as nearly all variations (e.g. Lizard/Spock) require more fingers than they've got.

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* In the first ''Film/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles'' live-action movie, ''Film/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles1990'', after seeing Raphael and Leonardo spanked by Shredder, Donatello and Michaelangelo do RPS, with the ''loser'' having to take him on next. Note that the Turtles could ''only'' use the standard version of this trope, as nearly all variations (e.g. Lizard/Spock) require more fingers than they've got.
5th Mar '16 9:30:15 AM FlyingDuckManGenesis
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* ''Franchise/SonicTheHedgehog''
** In ''VideoGame/SonicAdventure2'''s Tiny Chao Garden, you could play a game that was based on RPS. A circle of cards would go around, each with a RPS Symbol, and at the bottom of the screen were three shooters, again with a RPS symbol on them. You fired the symbol at the circle of cards. If your symbol beats that of the symbol of the card, it's knocked away and you score rings. A tie just makes the opposing card disappear, but you still get the symbol back to shoot again. If your symbol loses, it's knocked away and you lose a life. Lose all 5 lives or run out of time, and the game's over.
** This minigame also comes with at least one of the games in the VideoGame/SonicAdvanceTrilogy.

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* ''Franchise/SonicTheHedgehog''
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In ''VideoGame/SonicAdventure2'''s Tiny Chao Garden, you could play a game that was based on RPS. A circle of cards would go around, each with a RPS Symbol, and at the bottom of the screen were three shooters, again with a RPS symbol on them. You fired the symbol at the circle of cards. If your symbol beats that of the symbol of the card, it's knocked away and you score rings. A tie just makes the opposing card disappear, but you still get the symbol back to shoot again. If your symbol loses, it's knocked away and you lose a life. Lose all 5 lives or run out of time, and the game's over.
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over. This minigame also comes with at least one of the games first game in the VideoGame/SonicAdvanceTrilogy.



* In the ''WesternAnimation/SonicBoom'' episode, "Let's Play Musical Friends", Orbot and Cubot have their own version of Rock, Paper, Scissors called "Rock, Donut, Thursday". The game [[CalvinBall makes so little sense that even they can't decide on the rules]]. [[spoiler: They end up defeating the episode's villain this way, as the villain's attempt to comprehend it [[YourHeadASplode causes his head to explode]].]]

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* In the ''WesternAnimation/SonicBoom'' episode, "Let's Play Musical Friends", Orbot and Cubot have their own version of Rock, Paper, Scissors called "Rock, Donut, Thursday". The game [[CalvinBall makes so little sense that even they can't decide agree on the rules]]. [[spoiler: [[ChekhovsGun They end up defeating the episode's villain this way, way]], as the villain's attempt to comprehend it [[YourHeadASplode causes his head to explode]].]]


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* In the ''WesternAnimation/TinyToonAdventures'' episode, "The Return of Batduck"[[note]]Which is also the [[PoorlyDisguisedPilot pilot episode]] and only original episode of the short-lived Plucky-centric spin-off, ''The Plucky Duck Show''[[/note]], Plucky, who is disguised as "[[Film/EdwardScissorhands Edward Hedge-clipper Hands]]", tries to get past Ralph the Guard and challenges him to a game of Rock-Paper-Scissors. Ralph wins the game by smashing Plucky with a giant rock.
26th Feb '16 12:48:20 PM shamblingdead2
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* ''Series/FullerHouse'' : The brothers that the girls meet when they go clubbing settle everything this way.
19th Feb '16 12:22:48 AM IndirectActiveTransport
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* During her entrance to the 2015 5★STAR Grand Prix, Kris Wolf played rock paper scissors with a man in the audience and took his sunglasses after winning and presented them to Act Yasukawa.

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* During her entrance to the 2015 5★STAR Grand Prix, Kris Wolf played rock paper scissors with a man in the audience and took audience, ran off with his sunglasses after winning and presented them to the leader of her stable, Act Yasukawa.
19th Feb '16 12:21:43 AM IndirectActiveTransport
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* Wrestling/ShawnMichaels and Wrestling/TripleH do this when they're fighting as DGenerationX to determine who fights first or speaks first... or gets to do anything, really.

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* Wrestling/ShawnMichaels and Wrestling/TripleH do this when they're fighting as DGenerationX Wrestling/DGenerationX to determine who fights first or speaks first... or gets to do anything, really.really.
* ''Wrestling/DramaticDreamTeam'': The [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/japan/ddt/ironman-hm.html [=Ironman=] Heavymetalweight Title]], a {{Parody}} of the [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/wwe/wwf-hc.html WWE Hardcore Title]]'s "24/7 Rules," has changed hands this way.



* In 2009, The Empire of ''ACW - American Combat'' played rock paper scissors to decide who would become number one contender to Heavyweight titleholder Bruce Santee and their free bird tactics to backfire when George Martel, who had done nothing the entire match, slipped in and got the pin for his "team".
* ''Wrestling/DramaticDreamTeam'': The [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/japan/ddt/ironman-hm.html [=Ironman=] Heavymetalweight Title]], a {{Parody}} of the [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/wwe/wwf-hc.html WWE Hardcore Title]]'s "24/7 Rules," has changed hands this way.

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* In 2009, The Empire of ''ACW - American Combat'' played rock paper scissors to decide who would become number one contender to Heavyweight titleholder Bruce Santee and saw their free bird tactics to backfire when George Martel, who had done nothing the entire match, slipped in and got the pin for his "team".
* ''Wrestling/DramaticDreamTeam'': The [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/japan/ddt/ironman-hm.html [=Ironman=] Heavymetalweight Title]], a {{Parody}} of During her entrance to the [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/wwe/wwf-hc.html WWE Hardcore Title]]'s "24/7 Rules," has changed hands this way.2015 5★STAR Grand Prix, Kris Wolf played rock paper scissors with a man in the audience and took his sunglasses after winning and presented them to Act Yasukawa.
5th Feb '16 10:41:06 PM Adept
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* In ''WesternAnimation/ThePowerpuffGirls'' episode "Curses", the girls play this game with the loser having to see if dinner is ready. Using their PowerpuffGirlHands, Blossom states that scissors beat paper. Bubbles complains she always loses.

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* In ''WesternAnimation/ThePowerpuffGirls'' episode "Curses", the girls play this game with the loser having to see if dinner is ready. Using their PowerpuffGirlHands, FingerlessHands, Blossom states that scissors beat paper. Bubbles complains she always loses.
3rd Feb '16 12:15:56 PM JMQwilleran
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* On ''[[WesternAnimaton/GoldieAndBear Goldie & Bear]]'' in "A Fish Tale," Goldie proposes a game of this while she, Bear and Bear's father are out fishing together. She throws down scissors twice and suggests that Bear should probably choose rock, but Bear doesn't want to play because he's trying to be quiet and fish.
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