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* In a ''Literature/TheBabysittersClub'', after Claudia's grandmother Mimi has a stroke, they are relieved to realize that she can still communicate this way.

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* After she comes out of her coma, ''Literature/MySweetAudrina'' tries to blink her eyes to let her father know she's conscious, but she's so weak she can't even control her eyelids.


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* In an ''Series/UnsolvedMysteries'' segment, a woman is shot in the face. Since she can't speak, the cops and medical staff painstakingly use this to garner information about her assailant--"Did you know the person?" "Was it a man or a woman?", etc.

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* ''Series/{{MASH}}'': The compound is besieged by artillery fire (and friendly fire at that), during which the officer's latrine gets hit with Henry in it. As the docs and personnel gather at the scene, Klinger invokes this to quantify Henry's status. When Henry knocks twice, Klinger says "Oh God, he's dead!"


* Creator/StephenHawking has lost almost all control of his body, and could only communicate with a computer through feeble squeezes.

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* Creator/StephenHawking has lost almost all control of his body, and could only communicate with a computer through feeble squeezes.

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* One episode of ''{{Series/Andromeda}}'' has Dylan sending a message to the ship, ordering them to arrive at his location. Tyr remarks that, judging from the increased blinking, there is something he's not telling them. Rommie counters by saying he ''does'' - the blinks are a High Guard CovertDistressCode.


* Another example from the Vietnam war, American prisoner Jeremiah Denton was forced by his captors to participate in a televised propaganda interview describing how well he was treated. As the interview went on, he would feign being blinded by the production lights and blink "T-O-R-T-U-R-E" in Morse Code repeatedly. This confirmed for the first time to U.S. Naval Intelligence that American POWs were in fact being tortured

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* Another example from the Vietnam war, American prisoner Jeremiah Denton was forced by his captors to participate in a televised propaganda interview describing how well he was treated. As the interview went on, he would feign being blinded by the production lights and blink "T-O-R-T-U-R-E" in Morse Code repeatedly. This confirmed for the first time to U.S. Naval Intelligence that American POWs P.O.W.s were in fact being tortured


* Another example from the Vietnam war, American prisoner Jeremiah Denton was forced by his captors to participate in a televised propaganda interview describing how well he was treated. As the interview went on, he would feign being blinded by the production lights, and blink "T-O-R-T-U-R-E" in Morse Code repeatedly. This confirmed for the first time to U.S. Naval Intelligence that American POWs were in fact being tortured

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* Another example from the Vietnam war, American prisoner Jeremiah Denton was forced by his captors to participate in a televised propaganda interview describing how well he was treated. As the interview went on, he would feign being blinded by the production lights, lights and blink "T-O-R-T-U-R-E" in Morse Code repeatedly. This confirmed for the first time to U.S. Naval Intelligence that American POWs were in fact being tortured

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* Another example from the Vietnam war, American prisoner Jeremiah Denton was forced by his captors to participate in a televised propaganda interview describing how well he was treated. As the interview went on, he would feign being blinded by the production lights, and blink "T-O-R-T-U-R-E" in Morse Code repeatedly. This confirmed for the first time to U.S. Naval Intelligence that American POWs were in fact being tortured


--> Can you spin this gadget's blades one time for "no" and two times for "yes"?

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--> Can you spin this gadget's blades one time for "no" and two times for "yes"?"yes"?\\


* In ''Literature/{{Worm}}'', in [[http://parahumans.wordpress.com/2012/08/25/snare-13-09/ Chapter 13.9,]] Skitter has a conversation this way with [[spoiler:Bonesaw]].
* In ''Literature/VoidDomain'', when Arachne hides as a small spider on Eva's person, tapping her left shoulder is no while right shoulder is yes.



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* In ''Literature/{{Worm}}'', in [[http://parahumans.wordpress.com/2012/08/25/snare-13-09/ Chapter 13.9,]] Skitter has a conversation this way with [[spoiler:Bonesaw]].
* In ''Literature/VoidDomain'', when Arachne hides as a small spider on Eva's person, tapping her left shoulder is no while right shoulder is yes.

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* In ''Literature/{{Worm}}'', in [[http://parahumans.wordpress.com/2012/08/25/snare-13-09/ Chapter 13.9,]] Skitter has ''Wiki/SCPFoundation'': [[http://www.scp-wiki.net/scp-3082 SCP-3082]]: When 3082-2 is communicating with a conversation somewhat broken drone:
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this way with [[spoiler:Bonesaw]].
* In ''Literature/VoidDomain'', when Arachne hides as a small spider on Eva's person, tapping her left shoulder
gadget's blades one time for "no" and two times for "yes"?
[The drone
is no while right shoulder is yes.heard activating its motors twice in quick succession.]



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* Creator/StephenHawking has lost almost all control of his body, and can only communicate with a computer through feeble squeezes.

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* Creator/StephenHawking has lost almost all control of his body, and can could only communicate with a computer through feeble squeezes.


* In ''Literature/TheLastDogs'', this is how the dogs communicate with Dr. Lynn, Madame Curie's owner. Being injected with the Praxis serum, they're able to understand her language, so she asks them questions using this trope: barking once for yes and twice for no, for instance.

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* In ''Literature/TheLastDogs'', this is how the dogs communicate with Dr. Lynn, Madame Curie's owner. Being injected with the Praxis serum, they're able to understand her language, so she asks them questions using this trope: barking once for yes no and twice for no, yes, for instance.instance. This is also how Dr. Lynn finds out about her dog's death.

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* In ''Literature/TheLastDogs'', this is how the dogs communicate with Dr. Lynn, Madame Curie's owner. Being injected with the Praxis serum, they're able to understand her language, so she asks them questions using this trope: barking once for yes and twice for no, for instance.


* StephenHawking has lost almost all control of his body, and can only communicate with a computer through feeble squeezes.

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* StephenHawking Creator/StephenHawking has lost almost all control of his body, and can only communicate with a computer through feeble squeezes.

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