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14th May '16 12:03:20 PM DrFraud
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* In ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/11775040/11/Tempus-Fugit Tempus Fugit]]'' Harry, Ron and Hermione go back in time to kill Voldemort and destroy his existing Horcruxes. They decide that when discussing their plans where they might be overheard "killing Voldemort" will be replaced by "eating sandwiches," while "destroying Horcruxes" will be replaced by "slicing bread."
14th May '16 9:26:35 AM Pichu-kun
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* ''VisualNovel/HigurashiWhenTheyCry'': Local CreepyChild Rika likes to discuss the activities of "cats" that are quite prone to doing things.

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* ''VisualNovel/HigurashiWhenTheyCry'': Local CreepyChild Rika likes to discuss the activities of "cats" that are quite prone to doing things. [[spoiler:Rika is the reason for all the problems as the BigBad wants to kill her.]]



* In ''WebVideo/UltraFastPony'', Twilight tries to use a code phrase... only to find that the person who gave her the original code was just messing with her.

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* ''WebVideo/UltraFastPony'': In ''WebVideo/UltraFastPony'', "Stay Tuned!", Rainbow Dash pranks Twilight tries to use a code phrase... only to find that the person who gave Sparkle by telling her the original code was just messing with her.to give a sign/countersign at a dropoff. The sign is nonsense, and completely unnecessary.



* In ''WebVideo/FriendshipIsWitchcraft'' Applejack tells her friends "Tell Big Macintosh the eagle has landed in the pond, and there's a bomb strapped to the eagle." They fail to understand it. Even when she outright tells them she was being held against her will and there's a bomb, they [[TooDumbToLive stay completely oblivious]]. The only reason they didn't all die was because [[spoiler:of Raincloud's HeroicSacrifice]].



* ''WebVideo/UltraFastPony''. In "Stay Tuned!", Rainbow Dash pranks Twilight Sparkle by telling her to give a sign/countersign at a dropoff. The sign is nonsense, and completely unnecessary.
-->'''Twilight:''' The dawn cow barks at the lonely sponge on a midsummer's eve.\\
'''Mrs. Cake:''' Damn it all, what are you talking about, girl?
7th May '16 1:57:22 PM nombretomado
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* Parodied in the ''GilmoreGirls'' episode "The Third Lorelai".

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* Parodied in the ''GilmoreGirls'' ''Series/GilmoreGirls'' episode "The Third Lorelai".
3rd May '16 5:54:08 PM DarkHunter
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-->'''Letter''': "[[Series/StarTrek Darmok]]. Purple Kenobi senses force-sensing in Skywalker. Ink likely. No reason Sith to be assumed, but likely knows midi-chlorian counts. (Side note: I apologize for bringing up midi-chlorians.)"

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-->'''Letter''': "[[Series/StarTrek "[[Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration Darmok]]. [[Film/StarWars Purple Kenobi senses force-sensing in Skywalker.Skywalker]]. Ink likely. No reason Sith to be assumed, but likely knows midi-chlorian counts. (Side note: I apologize for bringing up midi-chlorians.)"
3rd May '16 5:52:00 PM DarkHunter
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* Mr. Verres of ''Webcomic/ElGoonishShive'', being a [[TheMenInBlack government agent]], gets to use this from time to time. Unfortunately, [[http://egscomics.com/?date=2003-10-02 some things sound less cool in code.]]

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* ''Webcomic/ElGoonishShive'':
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Mr. Verres of ''Webcomic/ElGoonishShive'', Verres, being a [[TheMenInBlack government agent]], gets to use this from time to time. Unfortunately, [[http://egscomics.com/?date=2003-10-02 some things sound less cool in code.]]]]
** Grace once sent Justin a letter written in extremely nerdy language. It was not pre-arranged between them, but Justin understands it perfectly:
-->'''Letter''': "[[Series/StarTrek Darmok]]. Purple Kenobi senses force-sensing in Skywalker. Ink likely. No reason Sith to be assumed, but likely knows midi-chlorian counts. (Side note: I apologize for bringing up midi-chlorians.)"
-->'''Justin''': Luke has a magic mark that lets him detect magic ability!? But how could Tedd sense that?
29th Apr '16 11:04:59 AM TVRulezAgain
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* V.F.D. in ''ASeriesOfUnfortunateEvents'' uses the "sign/countersign" form for "volunteers" to identify each other; for instance, "I'm sorry, I didn't realize this was a sad occasion" is answered with "[[ArcWords The world is quiet here]]."

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* V.F.D. in ''ASeriesOfUnfortunateEvents'' ''Literature/ASeriesOfUnfortunateEvents'' uses the "sign/countersign" form for "volunteers" to identify each other; for instance, "I'm sorry, I didn't realize this was a sad occasion" is answered with "[[ArcWords The world is quiet here]]."
22nd Apr '16 12:48:23 AM Arivne
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* ''Film/TheAvengers1998''. When Mrs. Peel calls up Sir August from the phone booth on top of his island, she says "How Now Brown Cow" as a password to enter the base. She is apparently trying to pass as her EvilTwin clone (who was killed earlier trying to kidnap her).
24th Mar '16 5:47:52 AM Bissek
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* ''Series/HogansHeroes'' varies between speaking plainly and using code, apparently completely at random.

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* ''Series/HogansHeroes'' varies between speaking plainly and using code, apparently completely at random. Even the people they talked to in England sometimes got confused - at one point they spent a great deal of effort trying to decipher the code Hogan was trying to say when he said his courier would be a chimpanzee. It took a while for them to realize that the courier genuinely was a trained chimp.
19th Mar '16 7:57:01 AM Hossmeister
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10th Mar '16 9:55:49 AM TheAmazingBlachman
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'''Map salesman:''' Close enough.

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'''Map salesman:''' Close enough. Let's talk business.
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