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9th Jul '17 10:49:44 AM nombretomado
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* In an issue of ''ComicBook/TheInvaders'', a MarvelUniverse {{Retcon}} WorldWarTwo ComicBook, a character's hand doing this is TheReveal that he's Sir Winston Churchill. Except that we (and the other characters) are seeing him from behind, so...

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* In an issue of ''ComicBook/TheInvaders'', a MarvelUniverse {{Retcon}} WorldWarTwo UsefulNotes/WorldWarII ComicBook, a character's hand doing this is TheReveal that he's Sir Winston Churchill. Except that we (and the other characters) are seeing him from behind, so...
18th Jun '17 12:45:55 AM Rorosilky5
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18th Jun '17 12:45:50 AM Rorosilky5
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* This appears to be King Dedede's signature logo in the ''Franchise/{{Kirby}}'' series, seeing as his back robe has a V sign, and the earlier games (particularly ''VideoGame/KirbysDreamLand'') shows portraits of him doing just this.
12th Jun '17 9:44:19 PM nombretomado
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* ''[[TheXFactor X Factor]]'' judge Louis Walsh got into trouble for [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k3AXZZyXEjU flicking a V at the audience]] during one of the live finals.

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* ''[[TheXFactor X Factor]]'' ''Series/TheXFactor'' judge Louis Walsh got into trouble for [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k3AXZZyXEjU flicking a V at the audience]] during one of the live finals.
10th Jun '17 10:29:08 AM nombretomado
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During WorldWarII, WinstonChurchill popularised its use as a "Victory" sign (for V as in victory) initially with palm inwards and later (once informed that inward was offensive) in the war palm outwards.

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During WorldWarII, WinstonChurchill UsefulNotes/WorldWarII, UsefulNotes/WinstonChurchill popularised its use as a "Victory" sign (for V as in victory) initially with palm inwards and later (once informed that inward was offensive) in the war palm outwards.



* Likewise Chas in ''Literature/TheMachineGunners'' gives the reverse of WinstonChurchill's famous gesture to a low-flying German bomber.

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* Likewise Chas in ''Literature/TheMachineGunners'' gives the reverse of WinstonChurchill's UsefulNotes/WinstonChurchill's famous gesture to a low-flying German bomber.



* Series/TheGoodies create a WinstonChurchill robot, who is seen in a newsreel giving the "Up Yours" sign to the troops before Graeme quickly turns his hand around.

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* Series/TheGoodies create a WinstonChurchill UsefulNotes/WinstonChurchill robot, who is seen in a newsreel giving the "Up Yours" sign to the troops before Graeme quickly turns his hand around.



* Apparently, Sir WinstonChurchill did do it the wrong way around initially, until someone told him what it meant to the working classes. In fact he did it both ways round, arbitrarily at different times. It's been suggested that he knew what it meant, and had Hitler in mind when he made the gesture...

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* Apparently, Sir WinstonChurchill UsefulNotes/WinstonChurchill did do it the wrong way around initially, until someone told him what it meant to the working classes. In fact he did it both ways round, arbitrarily at different times. It's been suggested that he knew what it meant, and had Hitler in mind when he made the gesture...
9th May '17 10:11:03 AM LtFedora
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* In ''Film/IndependenceDay'', Captain Steven Hiller flashes the V Sign before firing a nuke to destroy the alien mothership. He also gets a PreMortemOneLiner: "PEACE!"
8th May '17 2:28:34 AM AgentTasmania
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* Tony Stark from ''Film/IronMan'' does this all the time, for some reason.

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* Tony Stark from ''Film/IronMan'' does this all a number of times, probably in memory of the time, soldier who asked for some reason.a photo in the humvee.
1st Mar '17 5:23:27 PM contrafanxxx
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* The ending of ''VideoGame/SuperRobotWarsBX'' has Yuki [[BreakingTheFourthWall giving the player this]] following the credits.
26th Feb '17 10:47:58 PM gewunomox
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* RingoStarr is fond of the V-sign.

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* RingoStarr Music/RingoStarr is fond of the V-sign.
3rd Feb '17 5:01:46 AM nighttrainfm
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* ''Series/DoctorWho'': The Doctor does this in "Victory of the Daleks" while en route to meeting Churchill himself.
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