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4th Jan '17 3:13:04 PM erforce
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* ''WhoFramedRogerRabbit'': After Roger handcuffs Eddie, Eddie informs him that he lost the key to the cuffs. Later, Eddie is sawing the cuffs and the tables rocks. Roger slips out of the cuffs to steady it. When Eddie realizes, Roger quickly puts his back on.

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* ''WhoFramedRogerRabbit'': ''Film/WhoFramedRogerRabbit'': After Roger handcuffs Eddie, Eddie informs him that he lost the key to the cuffs. Later, Eddie is sawing the cuffs and the tables rocks. Roger slips out of the cuffs to steady it. When Eddie realizes, Roger quickly puts his back on.
18th Dec '16 8:36:11 PM nightelf37
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* Averted with a vengeance in ''Fanfic/AHero''. Dalek Sec does ''not'' accept that logic when confronting Kyubey on this.
--> '''Sec''': YOUR METH-ODS ARE RE-PULS-IVE! YOU EX-PLOIT THESE HU-MANS, YOU WITH-HOLD VI-TAL IN-FOR-MA-TION--
--> '''Kyubey''': They did not ask,
--> '''Sec''': AND THEY DID NOT ''KNOW'' THEY SHOULD ASK! YOU HAVE MA-NIP-U-LA-TED FAC-ETS OF HU-MAN-ITY TO CON-FORM TO YOUR GOALS, TO TAKE YOUR WORDS AT FACE VAL-UE! SO THAT YOU MIGHT NEVER ''HAVE'' TO LIE!
13th Dec '16 7:43:27 AM Gosicrystal
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** Or tech support.
5th Dec '16 6:10:38 PM CatcherInTheWry
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* ''WesternAnimation/TheScoobyDooAndScrappyDooShow'': Throughout "South Seas Scare" Scrappy attacks the monster in his typical fashion. Nearing the end of the short, however, Shaggy says that he wishes somebody would dump the monster back from the volcano it came out of. Scrappy asks why they didn't say so sooner, and proceeds to do exactly that, stunning Scooby and Shaggy.
29th Nov '16 9:10:55 AM Nikumubeki
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* A notable example is also given in The Janitor's name from ''Series/{{Scrubs}}''. It is revealed in the final episode that J.D. had never asked, "What's your name?". It is revealed in the final episode when asked to be [[spoiler:Glenn Matthews]]; however, right after this revelation another person walks by the janitor and calls him Tommy.

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* A notable example is also given in The Janitor's name from ''Series/{{Scrubs}}''. It is revealed in the final episode that J.D. had never asked, "What's your name?". It is revealed in the final episode when asked to be [[spoiler:Glenn Matthews]]; however, right after this revelation another person walks by the janitor and calls him Tommy. [[note]]Years later, series creator Bill Lawrence and the Janitor's actor Neil Flynn [[WordOfGod confirmed]] that the Janitor's real name is Glenn Matthews.[[/note]]
24th Nov '16 12:50:40 AM Morgenthaler
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* In ''{{Spamalot}}'', King Arthur needs to find a Jew. After some searching, his servant Patsy reveals that he is Jewish on his mother's side. When King Arthur asks why this information wasn't revealed previously, Patsy responds with, "That's not exactly the sort of thing you say to a heavily-armed Christian."

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* In ''{{Spamalot}}'', ''Theatre/{{Spamalot}}'', King Arthur needs to find a Jew. After some searching, his servant Patsy reveals that he is Jewish on his mother's side. When King Arthur asks why this information wasn't revealed previously, Patsy responds with, "That's not exactly the sort of thing you say to a heavily-armed Christian."



* In ''PlanescapeTorment'', Morte, a flying skull that accompanies you from the moment you wake up in the morgue [[spoiler:actually served you in all your incarnations, and knows more about you than you do yourself.]] "You didn't ask" often comes up.

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* In ''PlanescapeTorment'', ''VideoGame/PlanescapeTorment'', Morte, a flying skull that accompanies you from the moment you wake up in the morgue [[spoiler:actually served you in all your incarnations, and knows more about you than you do yourself.]] "You didn't ask" often comes up.
23rd Nov '16 5:06:31 PM shawn_allen
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* ''WhoFramedRogerRabbit'': After Roger handcuffs Eddie, Eddie informs him that he lost the key to the cuffs. Later, Eddie us sawing the cuffs and the tables rocks. Roger slips out of the cuffs to steady it. When Eddie realizes, Roger quickly puts his back on

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* ''WhoFramedRogerRabbit'': After Roger handcuffs Eddie, Eddie informs him that he lost the key to the cuffs. Later, Eddie us is sawing the cuffs and the tables rocks. Roger slips out of the cuffs to steady it. When Eddie realizes, Roger quickly puts his back onon.
22nd Nov '16 1:53:30 PM shawn_allen
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* WhoFramedRogerRabbit: After Roger handcuffs Eddie, Eddie informs him that he lost the key to the cuffs. Later, Eddie us sawing the cuffs and the tables rocks. Roger slips out of the cuffs to steady it. When Eddie realizes, Roger quickly puts his back on

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* WhoFramedRogerRabbit: ''WhoFramedRogerRabbit'': After Roger handcuffs Eddie, Eddie informs him that he lost the key to the cuffs. Later, Eddie us sawing the cuffs and the tables rocks. Roger slips out of the cuffs to steady it. When Eddie realizes, Roger quickly puts his back on
22nd Nov '16 1:39:16 PM shawn_allen
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* WhoFramedRogerRabbit: After Roger handcuffs Eddie, Eddie informs him that he lost the key to the cuffs. Later, Eddie us sawing the cuffs and the tables rocks. Roger slips out of the cuffs to steady it. When Eddie realizes, Roger quickly puts his back on
-->'''Eddie Valiant:''' You mean you could've taken your hand outta that cuff at any time?!?
-->'''Roger:''' No, not ''any time.'' Only when it was funny!
18th Nov '16 10:10:44 PM MagnusForce
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* A more sarcastic version occurs on an episode of ''WesternAnimation/JimmyTwoShoes'', where it turned out Heloise had an app on her phone that could have solved all their problems after an episode where Lucius was going gung ho against technology.
-->'''Lucius''': Why didn't you say so before?\\
'''Heloise''': Oh, so now he likes technology.

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* A more sarcastic version occurs on an episode Used a lot in ''WesternAnimation/JimmyTwoShoes'' as a RuleOfFunny-based method of ''WesternAnimation/JimmyTwoShoes'', where it turned out [[HandWave handwaving]] {{Ass Pull}}s. For example, when giant robots constructed by Heloise had an app on her phone that could have solved all their problems after an episode where begin to destroy Miseryville and Lucius was going gung ho against technology.
-->'''Lucius''': Why
is unable to stop them (he fired Heloise earlier), Heloise just gives him a remote which instantly turns them all off. Lucius asks why she didn't you say so before?\\
'''Heloise''': Oh, so now he likes technology.
use it, to which Heloise drops the trope's name.
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