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* ''Film/GodzillaKingOfTheMonsters2019'': Scientist Emma Russell and her daughter Madison are kidnapped by eco-terrorists led by Alan Jonah. At one point, Jonah tries on put on a friendly face for Madison. She replies by rubbing her eye with her middle finger. He finds this ActuallyPrettyFunny.


* ''Literature/{{Discworld}}''

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* ''Literature/{{Discworld}}''''Literature/{{Discworld}}'':


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** In the illustrated book ''Discworld/TheLastHero'', one of Paul Kidby's paintings is a SistineSteal with Blind Io, the Disc's TopGod, reaching to Cohen the Barbarian, and Cohen ... indicating his opinion of gods.

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** ''Film/Deadpool2'': Many, many times.
*** Deadpool's hand has the finger up as it's blown (fitting to the narration rambling against Wolverine).
*** Negasonic Teenage Warhead gives the middle finger to Deadpool after calling him a "trainee" and he yells "SHUT IT!"
*** Another scene has Russell giving both middle fingers, despite Deadpool seeing it coming and urging him ''not'' to do it.


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-->'''Whitey:''' Now I assume you've done your pre-game warm-ups.
-->'''Davey Stone:''' No, let me do them right now. [''Holds up his fists, raises and lowers his middle fingers''] One, two, three, four...
-->'''Whitey:''' [''Oblivious''] That's good, but don't forget your hammies.

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-->'''Whitey:''' Now I assume you've done your pre-game warm-ups.
-->'''Davey
warm-ups.\\
'''Davey
Stone:''' No, let me do them right now. [''Holds ''[holds up his fists, raises and lowers his middle fingers''] fingers]'' One, two, three, four...
-->'''Whitey:''' [''Oblivious'']
four...\\
'''Whitey:''' ''[oblivious]''
That's good, but don't forget your hammies.



-->Now the son's disgraced, he who knew his father.
-->When he cursed his name, turned and chased the dollar.
-->But it broke his heart so he stuck his middle finger
-->to the world, to the world, to the world.

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-->Now -->''Now the son's disgraced, he who knew his father.
-->When
father.\\
When
he cursed his name, turned and chased the dollar.
-->But
dollar.\\
But
it broke his heart so he stuck his middle finger
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finger\\
to
the world, to the world, to the world.''



* In "Born To Lose", the Great Luke Ski recommends that the [[ComicStrip/{{Peanuts}} Charlie Browns]] of the world do this to Lucy when she pulls the football away.

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* In "Born To to Lose", the Great Luke Ski recommends that the [[ComicStrip/{{Peanuts}} Charlie Browns]] of the world do this to Lucy when she pulls the football away.



* The Peter Alsop song "It's Only A Wee-Wee, So What's The Big Deal?" has a woman do this to some boys this during the "special adult verse", who mistake the gesture for one meaning "penis".

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* The Peter Alsop song "It's Only A a Wee-Wee, So What's The Big Deal?" has a woman do this to some boys this during the "special adult verse", who mistake the gesture for one meaning "penis".



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* Podcast/TheBugle has a regular feature where listeners' Great Bird-Flipping Stories are read out.
* In episode 11 of ''Podcast/PokemonWorldTourUnited'', between losing her Gym Battle with Kent, arguing with Roxy over her assumptions of her and Cobalt's relationship, and a sheer barrage of rock-based {{Incredibly Lame Pun}}s, Rose is in a foul mood. So it's no surprise when she eventually flips off the cameras broadcasting Cobalt's battle with Kent out of annoyance. What ''is'' surprising is when Scramble, her Togepi, sees the gesture, looks at the little flippers it has instead of hands, and cheerfully tries to imitate it. Kent remarks that, while he not condone that act, [[ActuallyPrettyFunny it was pretty adorable]].
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-->'''Roy:''' Is he flipping me off as he floats gently down to the ground?
-->'''Elan:''' Belkar, that's the wrong kind of bird! That one can't fly!

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-->'''Roy:''' --->'''Roy:''' Is he flipping me off as he floats gently down to the ground?
-->'''Elan:'''
ground?\\
'''Elan:'''
Belkar, that's the wrong kind of bird! That one can't fly!



* In ''Webcomic/SchlockMercenary'', after taking an arm from the Creeth Ambassador...
-->'''Ennesby:''' I learned [[http://www.schlockmercenary.com/2000-07-31 this one]] from a documentary about twentieth-century traffic signals.
-->'''(A CENSORED sign is seen over the hand.)'''

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* In ''Webcomic/SchlockMercenary'', after ''Webcomic/SchlockMercenary'':
** After
taking an arm from the Creeth Ambassador...
-->'''Ennesby:''' I learned [[http://www.schlockmercenary.com/2000-07-31 this one]] from a documentary about twentieth-century traffic signals.
-->'''(A
signals.\\
''[a
CENSORED sign is seen over the hand.)'''hand]''



-->'''Kevyn:''' I believe my line here would be "Is that your age or your IQ?"

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-->'''Kevyn:''' --->'''Kevyn:''' I believe my line here would be "Is that your age or your IQ?"



* Japanese-British virtual vlogger WebVideo/AmiYamato digitally inserts herself into the torture chair scene in ''Film/StarWarsTheForceAwakens'' and gives Kylo Ren the British two-fingered variant, complete with a cheeky [[BlowingARaspberry raspberry]], when he tries to [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-eN1fu9IrTE bully her into giving up her turn in the "massage chair"]].
* The StrangeSalute for the Republic of WebVideo/{{Kickassia}}.
* Podcast/TheBugle has a regular feature where listeners' Great Bird-Flipping Stories are read out.
* WebVideo/TheAngryVideoGameNerd does this constantly. This extends to his more mundane actions, such as loading in an NES cartidge...with his middle finger, specifically.



-->'''Dr. Selman:''' How would you describe your captivity in the [[CircusOfFear Circus Of The Disquieting]]?\\

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-->'''Dr.--->'''Dr. Selman:''' How would you describe your captivity in the [[CircusOfFear Circus Of The Disquieting]]?\\



* LetsPlay/ChimneySwift11: In one of his previous intros, a chimney swift ([[JustForFun/IThoughtItMeant the bird that he named himself after]]) gives him one as it looks down at him through the chimney of a house. [[DontExplainTheJoke So it's basically a bird flipping the bird]].
* All over the place in ''WebVideo/EpicRapBattlesOfHistory'':
** Lady Gaga flips off Sarah Palin a split second before the battle begins.
** At the end of above battle, John [=McCain=] flips off the whole world.
** Master Chief gives a long one to Leonidas at the end of his rap.
** Barack Obama stealthily does this to Mitt Romney. While commenting on how it would be awkward to have a 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Lady, he counts off with his middle finger, pinky, and ring finger, in that order.
** Bruce Lee shows Clint Eastwood his two-finger push-up. "KUNG F-U!"
** Pablo Picasso can be seen [[FunnyBackgroundEvent painting this in the background]] during his battle with Bob Ross.
** Jack the Ripper performs the British variant at the end of his second verse.
* [=YouTube=] personality WebVideo/{{AlphaOmegaSin}} is known to do this during his rants about things that really annoy him, sometimes combined with a ClusterFBomb. He also has a tiny 8-bit graphic image of himself holding up two middle fingers that appears in one of his intros.
* Pat the NES Punk has a thumbnail of WebVideo/AngryJoe holding up two middle fingers, both censored out with Nintendo logos, for his commentary about one of Angry Joe's rants about Nintendo blocking one of his gameplay videos.



* ''WebVideo/JoueurDuGrenier'': Grenier's conclusion of his test for ''VideoGame/XPerts'' is to give the finger to the makers of the game. And then, in a scene reminiscent of the early days of this web video series, he destroys the game cartridge by [[FingerGun firing an energy beam from his raised middle finger]].
%%* ''WebVideo/CriticalRole'': Practically [[ThePrankster Vax'ildan's]] call-sign.



* In the ''WebVideo/NintoasterInstructionalVideo'', Richard Daluz, playing himself, flips off the narrator after putting on a makeshift anti-static wrist strap.
* In episode 11 of ''Podcast/PokemonWorldTourUnited'', between losing her Gym Battle with Kent, arguing with Roxy over her assumptions of her and Cobalt's relationship, and a sheer barrage of rock-based {{Incredibly Lame Pun}}s, Rose is in a foul mood. So it's no surprise when she eventually flips off the cameras broadcasting Cobalt's battle with Kent out of annoyance. What ''is'' surprising is when Scramble, her Togepi, sees the gesture, looks at the little flippers it has instead of hands, and cheerfully tries to imitate it. Kent remarks that, while he not condone that act, [[ActuallyPrettyFunny it was pretty adorable]].


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* Japanese-British virtual vlogger WebVideo/AmiYamato digitally inserts herself into the torture chair scene in ''Film/StarWarsTheForceAwakens'' and gives Kylo Ren the British two-fingered variant, complete with a cheeky [[BlowingARaspberry raspberry]], when he tries to [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-eN1fu9IrTE bully her into giving up her turn in the "massage chair"]].
* The StrangeSalute for the Republic of WebVideo/{{Kickassia}}.
* ''WebVideo/TheNostalgiaCritic'': The thumbnail for the review of ''Film/{{Godzilla|1998}}'' (1998) shows the Critic standing next to a giant footprint and flipping the bird upward.
* WebVideo/TheAngryVideoGameNerd does this constantly. This extends to his more mundane actions, such as loading in an NES cartidge... with his middle finger, specifically.
* LetsPlay/ChimneySwift11: In one of his previous intros, a chimney swift ([[JustForFun/IThoughtItMeant the bird that he named himself after]]) gives him one as it looks down at him through the chimney of a house. [[DontExplainTheJoke So it's basically a bird flipping the bird]].
* All over the place in ''WebVideo/EpicRapBattlesOfHistory'':
** Lady Gaga flips off Sarah Palin a split second before the battle begins.
** At the end of above battle, John [=McCain=] flips off the whole world.
** Master Chief gives a long one to Leonidas at the end of his rap.
** Barack Obama stealthily does this to Mitt Romney. While commenting on how it would be awkward to have a 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Lady, he counts off with his middle finger, pinky, and ring finger, in that order.
** Bruce Lee shows Clint Eastwood his two-finger push-up. "KUNG F-U!"
** Pablo Picasso can be seen [[FunnyBackgroundEvent painting this in the background]] during his battle with Bob Ross.
** Jack the Ripper performs the British variant at the end of his second verse.
* [=YouTube=] personality WebVideo/{{AlphaOmegaSin}} is known to do this during his rants about things that really annoy him, sometimes combined with a ClusterFBomb. He also has a tiny 8-bit graphic image of himself holding up two middle fingers that appears in one of his intros.
* Pat the NES Punk has a thumbnail of WebVideo/AngryJoe holding up two middle fingers, both censored out with Nintendo logos, for his commentary about one of Angry Joe's rants about Nintendo blocking one of his gameplay videos.
* ''WebVideo/JoueurDuGrenier'': Grenier's conclusion of his test for ''VideoGame/XPerts'' is to give the finger to the makers of the game. And then, in a scene reminiscent of the early days of this web video series, he destroys the game cartridge by [[FingerGun firing an energy beam from his raised middle finger]].
%%* ''WebVideo/CriticalRole'': Practically [[ThePrankster Vax'ildan's]] call-sign.
* In the ''WebVideo/NintoasterInstructionalVideo'', Richard Daluz, playing himself, flips off the narrator after putting on a makeshift anti-static wrist strap.
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* In ''Webcomic/DumbingOfAge'', when Carla's RubeGoldbergDevice for revenge on Mary successfully delivers a PieInTheFace and Carla's own name in lasers (because "the one thing that angers you more than anything in the world is that I ''exist''"), she [[http://www.dumbingofage.com/2016/comic/book-6/03-when-god-closes-the-door/carla/ tops it off]] with double birds.

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* In the ''Radio/JohnFinnemoresDoubleActs'' episode "The Goliath Window", Mark the sailor, explaining how he always knows what his phantom limb is doing to Luke the parson, tells him that "it is now making a signal most inappropriate for a parson's parlour". A clearly irritated Luke simply responds "Really? Is it this one, or this one?"
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* On February 2018, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hh_jBGtBh5Y Nicolás Maduro and several of his government officers]] tried to send a "peace message" through sign language for the deaf-mute community of Venezuela. [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hTIGmGKYmdg A young woman sent a response]] giving him a piece of her mind, ending with "We have only one sign for you" before giving him the finger.


** [[JustifiedTrope Because there are only so many ways human beings can comfortably configure their hands]] it's almost inevitable that sign languages will contain a few unfortunate gestures ([[CaptainObvious though usually not ones considered offensive in the languages culture of origin]]). Case in point: The letters "T" and "F" in American Sign Language are identical to the aforementioned "Fig" and "OK" signs respectively.

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** [[JustifiedTrope Because there are only so many ways human beings can comfortably configure their hands]] it's almost inevitable that sign languages will contain a few unfortunate gestures ([[CaptainObvious though (though usually not ones considered offensive in the languages culture of origin]]).origin). Case in point: The letters "T" and "F" in American Sign Language are identical to the aforementioned "Fig" and "OK" signs respectively.


* ''WebVideo/CriticalRole'': Practically [[ThePrankster Vax'ildan's]] call-sign.

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* %%* ''WebVideo/CriticalRole'': Practically [[ThePrankster Vax'ildan's]] call-sign.



--> The sound of a small motor made me aware of a video camera in the room as I sat and took care of some overdue business. I scrunched down, and watched the camera watch me. Not wanting to miss my chance at giving the giving the wrong impression I flipped the camera the bird. Then I said, “fucking perverts.”
--> I did get a slight giggle when the camera abruptly pointed to the opposite corner. Though I can’t say for certain, I was fairly sure the motor was not that fast.[[note]] The last part is insinuating that Kam, one of her caretakers, used his MindOverMatter powers to force it to look away, rather than it being shifted by the camera operator.[[/note]]

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--> ---> The sound of a small motor made me aware of a video camera in the room as I sat and took care of some overdue business. I scrunched down, and watched the camera watch me. Not wanting to miss my chance at giving the giving the wrong impression I flipped the camera the bird. Then I said, “fucking "fucking perverts.
-->
"\\
I did get a slight giggle when the camera abruptly pointed to the opposite corner. Though I can’t say for certain, I was fairly sure the motor was not that fast.[[note]] The last part is insinuating that Kam, one of her caretakers, used his MindOverMatter powers to force it to look away, rather than it being shifted by the camera operator.[[/note]]



--> “Because you’re so much older than me,” I teased with a grin. “Oh wait… You barely look like you’re out of diapers…”
--> “Bite me, kid,” Alyss responded as she flipped me the bird, which made everyone start to laugh.

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--> “Because ---> "Because you’re so much older than me,” me," I teased with a grin. “Oh wait… "Oh wait... You barely look like you’re out of diapers…”
--> “Bite
diapers..."\\
"Bite
me, kid,” kid," Alyss responded as she flipped me the bird, which made everyone start to laugh.


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* In episode 11 of ''Podcast/PokemonWorldTourUnited'', between losing her Gym Battle with Kent, arguing with Roxy over her assumptions of her and Cobalt's relationship, and a sheer barrage of rock-based {{Incredibly Lame Pun}}s, Rose is in a foul mood. So it's no surprise when she eventually flips off the cameras broadcasting Cobalt's battle with Kent out of annoyance. What ''is'' surprising is when Scramble, her Togepi, sees the gesture, looks at the little flippers it has instead of hands, and cheerfully tries to imitate it. Kent remarks that, while he not condone that act, [[ActuallyPrettyFunny it was pretty adorable]].


** In ''Discworld/ThiefOfTime'' the Fifth of [[FourHorsemenOfTheApocalypse the Four]] hints at his identity by showing Lu-Tze a hand with one finger raised and asking "Do you know what this is?" Lu-Tze replies "It's not a friendly gesture" which the Fifth calls "a superficial interpretation".

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** In ''Discworld/ThiefOfTime'' the Fifth of [[FourHorsemenOfTheApocalypse [[HorsemenOfTheApocalypse the Four]] hints at his identity by showing Lu-Tze a hand with one finger raised and asking "Do you know what this is?" Lu-Tze replies "It's not a friendly gesture" which the Fifth calls "a superficial interpretation".


* One way to get points in ''VideoGame/AaaaaAAaaaAAAaaAAAAaAAAAAARecklessDisregardForGravity''fa is to do this to as many protesters as possible. Yeah, it's that kind of game.

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* One way to get points in ''VideoGame/AaaaaAAaaaAAAaaAAAAaAAAAAARecklessDisregardForGravity''fa ''VideoGame/AaaaaAAaaaAAAaaAAAAaAAAAAARecklessDisregardForGravity'' is to do this to as many protesters as possible. Yeah, it's that kind of game.

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* Implied in [[http://shermanslagoon.com/comics/april-4-2005/ this]] ''ComicStrip/ShermansLagoon'' comic in which Megan makes a recipe for finger sandwiches from Martha Stewart's new cookbook. Sherman asks, "Are they supposed to be gesturing like that?"

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* ''Film/UniversalSoldierTheReturn'': When SETH's human operators command him to relinquish control of the base, he projects a hand on the viewscreen giving them the middle finger.



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* In the final boss of ''Videogame/DevilMayCry5'', Nero does this while yelling "Fuck you!" [[spoiler:when activating his Devil Trigger]].


** Brad Sherwood asks something like, "You wanna see me turn my hand all blurry?" He then makes The Finger, which, yes, gets censored by being blurred. Unusual for this show; usually they use a Censor Box.

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** Brad Sherwood asks something like, "You wanna "Wanna see me my fingers turn my hand all blurry?" He then makes The Finger, which, yes, gets censored by being blurred. Unusual for this show; usually they use a Censor Box.

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