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Someone else hears the statement.
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A person says something he does not mean literally.
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This results in something the person who made the statement did not want or expect.
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Though not a literal order, someone hearing it acts upon it.
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Crowner for defining the trope Rid Me Of This Priest.

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The person who made the initial statement did not mean for it to happen.
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The statement may not sound like an order, but is interpreted by someone as that person's genuine desire.
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Upon learning that the non-order was carried out, the person thought to have issued it is displeased.
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It doesn't matter whether speaker was unaware the person who acts on the statement was present, simply ignoring them, or actually talking to them.
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The statement is mistaken for an order, either direct or indirect.
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This must result in death or otherwise serious harm.
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The statement is made by a superior and interpreted by his underling.
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The statement may be intended to incite someone to carry out the desire expressed. But is phrased so as to provide plausible deniability about such an intent.
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A person says something he does not mean literally thinking no one else can hear him.
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The statement is made in anger or frustration.
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The statement is a rhetorical question.
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This must result in death.
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