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9th Dec '17 12:56:57 AM Zazie122
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* In ''Manga/AttackOnTitan'', this is how [[spoiler:Eren Yeager]] infiltrates enemy territory - he pretends to be a ShellShockedVeteran, complete with bandages covering half of his face and [[spoiler:a missing arm and leg]]. Falco (who is one of [[spoiler:Reiner's]] subordinates and [[spoiler:future titan shifter candidate]] falls completely into his trap by helping him mail letters [[spoiler:since mail sent from the mental hospital is monitored]] and, eventually, leading him directly to his target, [[spoiler:Reiner]].

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* In ''Manga/AttackOnTitan'', this is how [[spoiler:Eren Yeager]] infiltrates enemy territory - he pretends to be a ShellShockedVeteran, complete with bandages covering half of his face and [[spoiler:a missing arm and leg]]. Falco (who is one of [[spoiler:Reiner's]] subordinates and [[spoiler:future titan shifter candidate]] candidate]]) falls completely into his trap by helping him mail letters [[spoiler:since mail sent from the mental hospital Eren's hiding at is monitored]] and, eventually, leading leads him directly to his target, [[spoiler:Reiner]].
9th Dec '17 12:55:14 AM Zazie122
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* In ''Manga/AttackOnTitan'', this is how [[spoiler:Eren Yeager]] infiltrates enemy territory - he pretends to be a ShellShockedVeteran, complete with bandages covering half of his face and [[spoiler:a missing arm and leg]]. Falco (who is one of [[spoiler:Reiner's]] subordinates and [[spoiler:future titan shifter candidate]] falls completely into his trap by helping him mail letters [[spoiler:since mail sent from the mental hospital is monitored]] and, eventually, leading him directly to his target, [[spoiler:Reiner]].
25th Nov '17 10:06:16 AM Nadim
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* ''Series/{{Jessie}}'': In "Lizard Scales and Wrestling Tales", Zuri exploits this to help Ravi win the election for President of the Reptile Club. She shoves dirt in Ravi's face and rips his sleeve, then frames Ravi's competitor for tying him up and nearly feeding him to her snake. It works, although Ravi can't go through it and confesses the truth.
24th Nov '17 1:15:34 PM GlitteringFlowers
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** Plaed very, VERY straight in a {{filler}} case where [[spoiler: a girl who was subjected to a cruel PrankDate decides [[TheDogBitesBack to turn the tables on the guy who did it to her]] by attacking other girls ''and'' faking attacks towards herself, making it look like she and the other gals are being subjected to StockShoujoBullyingTactics. She intends to conclude her revenge by [[DrivenToSuicide killing herself]] [[ThanatosGambit and]] [[FrameUp making it look like the guy killed her]]; however Conan uses Sonoko to reveal this plan to everyone.]]



* Bakura when he teamed up with Marik to trick Yugi's grandpa in ''Anime/YuGiOh''.

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* Bakura did this when he teamed up with Marik to trick Yugi's grandpa in ''Anime/YuGiOh''.''Anime/YuGiOh''.
** Marik too. He called himself Namu, his brother Rishid called himself Marik, and Bakura's crazy half pretended to be the not crazy half of his split personality.



** Marik too. He called himself Namu, his brother called himself Marik, and Bakura's crazy half pretended to be the not crazy half of his split personality.
17th Nov '17 3:32:13 PM MasterN
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* ''VideoGame/{{Rosenkreuzstilette}}'': [[spoiler:Iris]] is incredibly fond of this trick in the game, when [[spoiler:she uses it to manipulate her dad into war and imprisoning Karl because HeKnowsTooMuch and in Grollschwert, made Grolla look like the bad guy in front of her superior Sichte]], and, being a ''Mega Man'' clone, [[spoiler:she does the whole "Please don't kill me" thing. By the sequel, [[AvertedTrope Freudia doesn't buy it]] and froze her for eternity for all the trouble she caused]].

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* ''VideoGame/{{Rosenkreuzstilette}}'': [[spoiler:Iris]] [[spoiler:Iris Sepperin]] is incredibly fond of this trick in the game, when [[spoiler:she uses it to manipulate her dad into war and imprisoning Karl because HeKnowsTooMuch and in Grollschwert, made Grolla look like the bad guy in front of her superior Sichte]], and, being a ''Mega Man'' clone, [[spoiler:she does the whole "Please don't kill me" thing. By the sequel, [[AvertedTrope Freudia doesn't buy it]] and froze her for eternity for all the trouble she caused]].
15th Nov '17 9:43:24 AM DrOO7
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* In the film ''Marshall'' (BasedOnATrueStory), a wealthy woman accuses her chauffeur of raping and then throwing her off of a bridge. The man's lawyers pick up on major inconsistencies and improbabilities in her story and realize that she had consensual sex with the man, and in a panic over the thought of her infidelity being discovered, tried to kill herself, and when that failed, concocted the rape/attempted murder story for the same reason, knowing full well that the racial difference, class disparity, and [[WhereDaWhiteWomen stereotypes about black men]] that were very common at the time (1940s)--and still are--would lead to her being believed rather than him.[[note]] The man was acquitted due to the excellent work of his attorneys. [[/note]].

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* In the film ''Marshall'' (BasedOnATrueStory), a wealthy woman accuses her chauffeur of raping her and then throwing her off of a bridge. The man's lawyers pick up on major inconsistencies and improbabilities in her story and realize that she had consensual sex with the man, and in a panic over the thought of her infidelity being discovered, tried to kill herself, and when that failed, concocted the rape/attempted murder story for the same reason, knowing full well that the racial difference, class disparity, and [[WhereDaWhiteWomen [[WhereDaWhiteWomenAt stereotypes about black men]] that were very common at the time (1940s)--and still are--would lead to her being believed rather than him.[[note]] The man was acquitted due to the excellent work of his attorneys. [[/note]].
11th Nov '17 11:11:55 AM ultimomant
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* In ''Film/{{Species}}'', Sil escapes from the heroes at one point by running up to a woman in a parking lot naked and pretending to be a rape victim. The woman then drives her to safety. Sil then kidnaps her, steals from her, and eventually kills her in a ploy to fake her own death.
7th Nov '17 7:37:51 PM Discar
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* ''Film/ThorRagnarok'': When in an elevator with Loki, Thor excitedly says that they should do "Get Help," to Loki's annoyance. When the doors open, Thor is carrying a seemingly injured Loki and cries to the guards to get help for his brother. When the guards come closer to investigate, Thor ''[[GrievousHarmWithABody throw Loki at them]]'', distracting them long enough for Thor to take them out before they hit the alarm.
-->'''Thor:''' Ah, classic...\\
'''Loki:''' Still hate it. It's humiliating.\\
'''Thor:''' Well, not for me, it's not.
6th Nov '17 7:22:23 PM DrOO7
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* "Buffalo Bill" in ''Literature/TheSilenceOfTheLambs'' uses this for very nasty purposes, with a fake cast and an awkward burden, which moves a well-meaning Catherine to offer her aid. This gets her kidnapped and dumped in a pit. (This aspect of the "Buffalo Bill" character was in fact based on Ted Bundy.)

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* "Buffalo Bill" in ''Literature/TheSilenceOfTheLambs'' uses this for very nasty purposes, with a fake cast and an awkward burden, which moves a well-meaning Catherine to offer her aid. This gets her kidnapped and dumped in a pit. (This aspect of the "Buffalo Bill" character was in fact based on SerialKiller Ted Bundy.)


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* In the film ''Marshall'' (BasedOnATrueStory), a wealthy woman accuses her chauffeur of raping and then throwing her off of a bridge. The man's lawyers pick up on major inconsistencies and improbabilities in her story and realize that she had consensual sex with the man, and in a panic over the thought of her infidelity being discovered, tried to kill herself, and when that failed, concocted the rape/attempted murder story for the same reason, knowing full well that the racial difference, class disparity, and [[WhereDaWhiteWomen stereotypes about black men]] that were very common at the time (1940s)--and still are--would lead to her being believed rather than him.[[note]] The man was acquitted due to the excellent work of his attorneys. [[/note]].
14th Oct '17 10:05:29 PM darkemyst
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* In ''Webcomic/SpinaCage'' the thorn faerie pretends to be a gravely injured human in need of aid to lure the unsuspecting off the path so that he can eat them.
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