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Refuge In Audacity:
In , Aubrey describes a variation of the trope when, asked why she's never been arrested, she responds that "the key is to commit crimes so confusing that police feel too stupid to even write a crime report about them."
Something Positive : In one of the earliest examples, vigilante paleontologists discover living dinosaurs, so they dress as gunslinger banditos while riding velociraptors, thus preventing the authorities from doing anything about them because they refuse to believe the reports.
The Adventures of Dr. McNinja :Schlock escaped punishment for spying on his commanding officers from the air vents by Schlock Mercenary being utterly shameless about it and exploiting the fact there Ain't No Rule.
The Order of the Stick Haley passionately complains of the injustice of suspecting her of theft because she is a rogue — while she is holding the thing she stole.
Redcloak in strips 832 and 833 gets away with killing Tsukiko by being totally up front about it.
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Richard: Listen, like I told your Captain, that orphanage attacked me. It was self-defense.
: Axel claims that he couldn't be responsible for some murders because he was busy murdering some other people at the time.
Ansem Retort Buwaro and Kieri of at one point decide to Slightly Damned drop their disguises and walk around Riverside City as the angel and demon that they are. This becomes a more effective way of blending in with the Medians than what they had going: (most) everyone refused to believe an angel and a demon would willingly hang out with each other, so they assumed they were a couple of kids wearing elaborate costumes for some publicity stunt. It beats being mistaken for a pimp and prostitute.
In , Antimony tried to get into a robots-only area of the building by wearing Gunnerkrigg Court a clever disguise.
"These are my antennas, because clearly I am a robot. Also, robots never lie."
's Parson seems to understand that taking Erfworld Refuge in Audacity is the best way to skirt the rules. Uncroaking a dormant volcano is so audacious that it shouldn't be possible, and nobody has even considered trying it before, which means when Parson pulls it off successfully, it catches everyone so far off guard that he turns the tide of a war.
This Touhou fancomic. Nazrin shows up and thanks a pair of (low-power) gods for the food she just stole and ate and calmly walks off. The victims are too stunned to respond.
In one strip of , a hostile bureaucrat questions Hark! A Vagrant Real Life hero Chiune Sugihara about all the travel visas he's issuing to Jewish refugees. Sugihara responds that they're not refugees, they're tourists. Everyone knows Jews love Japan.