* Discussed in ''Machinima/FreemansMind''. Freeman, worried about being arrested for killing HECU marines, decides that the more people he kills, the harder it will be to pin on him.
-->'''Freeman:''' "No military training, never fired a gun, acquitted for petty theft, not a member of any extremist organizations, has a PHD in theoretical physics. Yeah, that sounds like our man."
%%* The parody commercial [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4sZuN0xXWLc Big Bill Hell's]], first circulated on VHS tapes in the Baltimore area during TheEighties.
* ''Podcast/TheBlackGuyWhoTips'': Their motto is "It's okay if it's funny." The show's signature segment is "Guess The Race", where host Rod reads an article regarding a crime, and challenges the show's chat room and the episodes special guest (if applicable) to guess which race (usually) the perpetrator is. Creative racism is encouraged: Simply calling the subject "nigger" or "cracker" is frowned on ("Honky" is okay, because that's an InherentlyFunnyWord). But obscure and archaic slurs (like "Moon Cricket" for black people) are encouraged, as well as "as black.../white as..." answers.
* In Literature/{{Worm}}, Skitter's success as a villain comes largely from her recklessness and ability to go on the offensive and catch enemies by surprise, enabling her and her team to succeed despite their weaker powers. One notable occasion sees her team gatecrash a soiree at the hero headquarters and disable them with their own containment foam sprays before they can react.
** [[spoiler:Skitter/Taylor]] develops such a reputation for this that when she's finally caught, surrounded by elite heroes with no costume, no weapons, and with her powers suppressed, she realises they are still acting wary. What does she do next? She smiles. [[spoiler:Then she calls out the heroes for their dubious actions, calls sympathetic citizens from the watching crowd to surround her, and marches out of the building.]]
* WebVideo/TheNostalgiaCritic tries to pull this off in his review of ''Film/GhostDad''. After pretending to be a ghost that stays in the material plane if his assistants to role play as a Newsboy and Dorthy for him, they call the Critic out when they realize that he isn't dead. Nostalgia Critic then shames them for believing him and following through on his inane orders, openly stating that he hopes their embarrassment and confusion will buy him enough time to make his escape.
** Subverted when the audacity doesn't serve as a refuge at all.
* Many of the videos from ''[[http://thosearentmuskets.com/index.php Those Aren't Muskets]]'' tend to have a ridiculous, over-the-top sense of humor. This includes BlackComedy and dirty humor. For example, in [[http://thosearentmuskets.com/sketches/techsupport.php "Tech Support"]], the tech support's automated voice goes crazy and deploys an invisible assassin among other things.
* A lot of the dialogue in WebVideo/ASlapOnTitan can be considered this.
* [[http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/WebVideo/TheSpoonyExperiment The Spoony One]] extols such methods as last resorts in an episode of Counter Monkey “The Bardic Knock Spell.” He recommends elaborate bluffs and performance improvisations when infiltrating or stuck in other difficult situations, particularly with Bard characters. Some favourite examples include simply knocking on the door of enemy hideouts (the aforementioned bardic knock spell,) and running into a guard barracks with his character dressed in nothing but glitter and feathers, covering his face and begging them not to look at him, as it had been a rough night.
* [[WebVideo/{{Jimquisition}} Jim Sterling]]'s "[[LoopholeAbuse Copyright Deadlock]]" method of blocking [=ContentID=] claims. Sterling was sick and tired of Nintendo's policies of using [=ContentID=] claims to run ads on videos with clips from their properties, especially since they're often violating Fair Use laws while doing so and thus taking money from YouTube users who use the material for their jobs[[note]]Because of how [=ContentID=] used to work if a claim was made on a video, any money from ads that ran on the video, or the payout from views to the video, would've gone to the claimant until the matter was resolved by a Fair Use claim, but since most of the views are from when the video is first posted, then the primary amount that would've been earned for that video would've been lost to the video maker since they couldn't claim the money that was already paid to the claimant. Luckily, YouTube have fixed this by making it that the money won't be awarded to either the claimant or the video poster until the matter is completely settled, a change which was in part due to Sterling's actions.[[/note]], yet he wanted to do an episode on ''VideoGame/StarFoxZero''. So, what did he do? He did the episode... and included not only footage from ''Star Fox'' but also the games which have the most [=ContentID=] claims from different owners, including ''VideoGame/MetalGearSolidV'' (published by Konami) and ''VideoGame/BeyondTwoSouls'' (published by Quantic Dream and distributed by Sony). He also included a minute of footage of himself dancing to the pop song "Chains of Love" by Music/{{Erasure}} as well, as song which is also frequently flagged, just for added effect. It worked in his favor -- because of how many claims were made on his video, [=ContentID=] refused to give the right to claim to ''anyone''. Since the series itself was funded through donations on a Patreon account, he didn't lose any money either. From then on forth, he would use "Chains of Love" (and dance to it in an over the top fashion) and repeat those and similar clips whenever he wanted to deploy this 'copyright deadlock' method.
--> ''It's a petty little trick at its core but one which gives me no small amount of smug self-satisfaction.''

* If "Refuge in Audacity" was a religion, then David Thorne of [[http://www.27bslash6.com/ 27b/6]] would be the pope. Most times he ends up just messing with people via e-mail for fun, but he's actually had [[http://www.27bslash6.com/massanutten.html fines]] and [[http://www.27bslash6.com/blockbuster.html late video fees]] completely waived by just going off on tangents. In one of his books, he responds to a simple "where were you on Tuesday" from his boss with a multi-paragraph essay that spans three pages graphically detailing the most-likely-false events that conspired to keep him home, warranting only a dumbfounded "ok" as a response.
* In a ''Machinima/RedVsBlue'' short, Griff uses this as his reason for saying if he were to rob someone, he would use a hot air balloon and a clown mask.
* ''LetsPlay/HoboBros'': In "Not Just Another Order", Luke and Kevin jokingly claim that their goal is to offend as many cultures as possible.
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