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IndirectActiveTransport
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01:16:17 PM Mar 13th 2014
Why was the image of Xanatos removed?
SeptimusHeap
01:40:55 PM Mar 13th 2014
Filraen
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07:27:51 PM Jul 24th 2010
How is this trope played if a character makes the pose but doesn't try to deceive/lie/etc.?
Koveras
02:51:04 AM Jul 25th 2010
It's a Subversion, I think, if the writers make it clear that this is the pose they meant (e.g. if they mimic Gendo completely). Or if the character says something everyone assumes is a lie with clasped hands, but it turns out to be true later. It can also be Lampshaded at some point.

If the character simply clasps hands as a habit while speaking, it doesn't fall under this trope definition.
sotrain515
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02:18:46 PM Jun 11th 2010
How is the page picture not Gendo??
Koveras
03:05:48 PM Jun 11th 2010
No idea. Not so long ago, it featured Xanatos...