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6th Jul '16 2:54:48 PM Adept
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* In [[Literature/TheDresdenFiles Death Masks]] by JimButcher, Harry sweeps Susan off her feet as a means to get away from some {{Mooks}}. She says, "You told me you couldn't dance," but it turns out Harry moonlighted early in his career as a dance partner for a senior citizen organization. He can't do rock-and-roll-type dancing, but ballroom is another matter.

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* In [[Literature/TheDresdenFiles Death Masks]] by JimButcher, Creator/JimButcher, Harry sweeps Susan off her feet as a means to get away from some {{Mooks}}. She says, "You told me you couldn't dance," but it turns out Harry moonlighted early in his career as a dance partner for a senior citizen organization. He can't do rock-and-roll-type dancing, but ballroom is another matter.
6th Jul '16 2:54:32 PM Adept
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* Along with the many, many other things he doesn't do, Rudy Miller, the hero of GordonKorman's ''I Want to Go Home'' doesn't dance. And as with everything else, he's very, ''very'' good at it. He just doesn't do it.

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* Along with the many, many other things he doesn't do, Rudy Miller, the hero of GordonKorman's Creator/GordonKorman's ''I Want to Go Home'' doesn't dance. And as with everything else, he's very, ''very'' good at it. He just doesn't do it.
10th Jun '16 7:42:50 PM DoctorTItanX
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* ''Manga/YuGiOhR'' had Reiko Kitamori, who is very shy and expresses how she doesn't enjoy playing Duel Monsters. Despite this, she is one of the most powerful duelists in the story.

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* ''Manga/YuGiOhR'' had Reiko Kitamori, who is very shy and expresses how she doesn't enjoy playing Duel Monsters. Despite this, she is one of the most powerful duelists in the story.existence.
23rd Aug '15 6:25:28 PM Scabbard
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* This is a recurring thing for Jughead in ''Franchise/ArchieComics''; Jug is the epitome of BrilliantButLazy, so he tends to avoid any form of exertion. However, when a decent meal is on the line, Jughead displays HiddenDepths that leave most people (Typically antagonists) stunned.

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* This is a recurring thing for Jughead in ''Franchise/ArchieComics''; Jug is the epitome of BrilliantButLazy, so he tends to avoid any form of exertion. However, when a decent meal is on the line, Jughead displays HiddenDepths that leave most people (Typically (typically antagonists) stunned.
21st Aug '15 4:02:25 PM katfairy
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* ''Film/1776'' After Ben Franklin dances with Thomas Jefferson's wife, they end up in front of John Adams. An awkward pause, a stiff bow, and then...
-->"Why, John, you can dance!!"\\
"We still do a few things in Boston, Franklin."
1st Apr '15 10:13:03 AM cybertoy0
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* This is a recurring thing for Jughead in ''Franchise/ArchieComics''; Jug is the epitome of BrilliantButLazy, so he tends to avoid any form of exertion. However, when a decent meal is on the line, Jughead displays HiddenDepths that leave most people (Typically antagonists) stunned.
21st Mar '15 7:53:07 PM TMNTFanGirl
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'''Robert:''' I said I ''don't'' dance. I didn't say I ''couldn't''.

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'''Robert:''' I said I said, "I ''don't'' dance. dance." I didn't say I say, "I ''couldn't''."
21st Mar '15 7:51:08 PM TMNTFanGirl
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'''Robert:''' I said I didn't. I never said I couldn't.

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'''Robert:''' I said I didn't. ''didn't''. I never said I couldn't.''couldn't''.



* ''Series/TheLucyShow'' At the beginning of "Lucy and the Pool Hustler," Lucy and Mr. Moody visit a ladies' pool hall. She tells him that she doesn't like pool, and he proposes a friendly game, with a small wager. Lucy lags for break, perfectly.

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* ''Series/TheLucyShow'' A non-dancing variation is done. At the beginning of "Lucy and the Pool Hustler," Lucy and Mr. Moody visit a ladies' pool hall. She tells him that she doesn't like pool, and he proposes a friendly game, with a small wager. Lucy lags for break, perfectly.



-->'''Rose''': Doesn't the universe implode or something if [[ChasteHero you]] ... dance?

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-->'''Rose''': Doesn't the universe implode or something if [[ChasteHero you]] ... you]]...dance?
16th Mar '15 6:02:56 AM TMNTFanGirl
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Of course, this doesn't have to refer to dancing, any skill could be shown this way. Contrast with InformedAbility, and polar opposite of [[ICantDance I Can't Dance]].

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Of course, this doesn't have to refer to dancing, any just dancing--any kind of skill could be shown this way. Contrast with InformedAbility, InformedAbility and the polar opposite of [[ICantDance I Can't Dance]].
opposite: ICantDance.



* In ''Series/TheBigBangTheory'' the girls take Sheldon to a dance and goad him to dance, assuming he would be an awkward mess. To their astonishment, Sheldon turns out to be an excelent dancer, thanks to the cotillion classes he was forced to take as a kid in Texas.

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* In ''Series/TheBigBangTheory'' the girls take Sheldon to a dance and goad him to dance, going on the dance floor, assuming he would that he'll be an a terrible dancer because of how awkward mess. To he usually is. Much to their astonishment, Sheldon turns out to be an excelent excellent dancer, thanks to all the cotillion classes he was forced to take as a kid back in Texas.



* ''[[{{Peanuts}} It's Your First Kiss, Charlie Brown]]'' had Charlie Brown do this... at the dance, after kissing the Little Red-Haired Girl, the rest of the evening is a blur. Linus tells him the next day that he danced with all the girls and was the life of the party, even though Charlie Brown didn't know how to dance before that.

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* ''[[{{Peanuts}} It's Your First Kiss, Charlie Brown]]'' had Charlie Brown do this... at the dance, after kissing the Little Red-Haired Girl, the rest of the evening is a blur. Linus tells him the next day that he danced with all the girls and was the life of the party, even though Charlie Brown didn't know how to dance before that.
1st Mar '15 10:47:09 AM ultimomant
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-->-- ''{{Enchanted}}''

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-->-- ''{{Enchanted}}''
''Film/{{Enchanted}}''




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* ''Manga/YuGiOhR'' had Reiko Kitamori, who is very shy and expresses how she doesn't enjoy playing Duel Monsters. Despite this, she is one of the most powerful duelists in the story.
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