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* A [[UsefulNotes/TheBeautifulGame soccer]] referee in England [[http://www.espn.com/soccer/blog-the-toe-poke/story/3703552/referee-banned-for-using-rock-paper-scissors-backed-by-100s-of-officials using rock-paper-scissors got into trouble]] in 2018 for allowing the use of Rock Paper Scissors (instead of the normal coin toss) to decide which team kicked off in a Women's Super League game.

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* A [[UsefulNotes/TheBeautifulGame soccer]] referee in England [[http://www.espn.com/soccer/blog-the-toe-poke/story/3703552/referee-banned-for-using-rock-paper-scissors-backed-by-100s-of-officials using rock-paper-scissors got into trouble]] in 2018 for allowing the use of Rock Paper Scissors rock-paper-scissors (instead of the normal coin toss) to decide which team kicked off in a Women's Super League game.


* A soccer referee got into trouble for [[http://www.espn.com/soccer/blog-the-toe-poke/story/3703552/referee-banned-for-using-rock-paper-scissors-backed-by-100s-of-officials using rock-paper-scissors to decide who got the opening kick]].

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* A soccer [[UsefulNotes/TheBeautifulGame soccer]] referee got into trouble for in England [[http://www.espn.com/soccer/blog-the-toe-poke/story/3703552/referee-banned-for-using-rock-paper-scissors-backed-by-100s-of-officials using rock-paper-scissors got into trouble]] in 2018 for allowing the use of Rock Paper Scissors (instead of the normal coin toss) to decide who got the opening kick]].which team kicked off in a Women's Super League game.


The use of rock–paper–scissors to resolve disputes or apportion chores (rather than as a game) is mostly a {{Japanese Media Trope|s}}, but it has recently been commuting over to Western audiences as well, where it may be PlayedForLaughs. The game is also known, incidentally, as "jan-ken-pon" in Japan and South America, "kawi-bawi-bo" in Korea, "Rochambeau" in the West, "pierre-papier-ciseaux" or "chifoumi" in France, "tsu-ye-fah" in Russia, "chu-va-chee" in Ukraine and "Ching-Chang-Wallah" in parts of England, though the more common British title is "paper-scissors-stone".

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The use of rock–paper–scissors to resolve disputes or apportion chores (rather than as a game) is mostly a {{Japanese Media Trope|s}}, but it has recently been commuting over to Western audiences as well, where it may be PlayedForLaughs. The game is also known, incidentally, as "jan-ken-pon" in Japan and South America, "kawi-bawi-bo" in Korea, "Rochambeau" in the West, "pierre-papier-ciseaux" or "chifoumi" in France, "tsu-ye-fah" in Russia, "chu-va-chee" in Ukraine and "Ching-Chang-Wallah" or "paper-scissors-stone" in parts of England, though the more common British title is "paper-scissors-stone".
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* ''Manga/{{Ooku}}'' uses a variant in an early arc: The squire (hands on knees) commands the hunter ("finger guns"), the hunter shoots the fox (hands over the head like a fox's ears), and the fox enchants the squire. Arikoto plays it when ordered to enjoy the company of a group of courtesans hired to tempt him into breaking his priestly vows.


** Still another episode featured no fewer than three variants: "Snore, Cockerel, Microwave" (snoring man is woken up by cockerel, cockerel is cooked in microwave, snoring man unplugs microwave), "Lion, Bees, Dentist" (lion eats beehive, bees sting dentist, dentist shoots lion) and "Chainsaw, Train, Harp" (chainsaw destroys harp, train runs over chainshaw, harp causes flashback which makes train late). Unlike all the previous examples, this time the games were played more or less straight, and the humour came from the increasing absurdity of the combinations.

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** Still another episode featured no fewer than three variants: "Snore, Cockerel, Microwave" (snoring man is woken up by cockerel, cockerel is cooked in microwave, snoring man unplugs microwave), "Lion, Bees, Dentist" (lion eats beehive, bees sting dentist, dentist shoots lion) and "Chainsaw, Train, Harp" (chainsaw destroys harp, train runs over chainshaw, chainsaw, harp causes flashback which makes train late). Unlike all the previous examples, this time the games were played more or less straight, and the humour came from the increasing absurdity of the combinations.

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** Still another episode featured no fewer than three variants: "Snore, Cockerel, Microwave" (snoring man is woken up by cockerel, cockerel is cooked in microwave, snoring man unplugs microwave), "Lion, Bees, Dentist" (lion eats beehive, bees sting dentist, dentist shoots lion) and "Chainsaw, Train, Harp" (chainsaw destroys harp, train runs over chainshaw, harp causes flashback which makes train late). Unlike all the previous examples, this time the games were played more or less straight, and the humour came from the increasing absurdity of the combinations.


* On several occasions the panellists on ''Radio/ImSorryIHaventAClue'' have played their own versions using sound effects. The first version was "Cow, Lake, Bomb", wherein cow drinks lake, lake extinguishes bomb, and bomb blows up cow. However, the first time the two teams played their sound effects, the chairman failed to distinguish who had played what, and the game immediately degenerated into a mass of random sound effects being played on top of each other.

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* On several occasions the panellists on ''Radio/ImSorryIHaventAClue'' have played their own versions using sound effects. The first version was "Cow, Lake, Bomb", wherein cow drinks lake, lake extinguishes bomb, and bomb blows up cow. However, the first time the two teams played their sound effects, the chairman failed to distinguish who had played what, and the game [[OffTheRails immediately degenerated into a mass of random sound effects being played on top of each other.other]].

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* On several occasions the panellists on ''Radio/ImSorryIHaventAClue'' have played their own versions using sound effects. The first version was "Cow, Lake, Bomb", wherein cow drinks lake, lake extinguishes bomb, and bomb blows up cow. However, the first time the two teams played their sound effects, the chairman failed to distinguish who had played what, and the game immediately degenerated into a mass of random sound effects being played on top of each other.
** A later episode featured "Cat, Glass, Pudding", where cat breaks glass, glass ruins pudding, and pudding drowns cat. The teams got confused as to the rules the first time they tried to play it, arguing that glass should actually beat cat, and the game [[RunningGag immediately degenerated into a mass of random sound effects being played on top of each other]].
** Yet another episode featured "Cat, Duck, Water" (cat eats duck, duck floats on water, water drowns cat) and "Match, Canary, Fart" (match lights fart, canary eats match, fart gasses canary). Both variants ended with the chairman again being unable to tell which team had played which sound effect, and the game [[RuleOfThree immediately degenerated into a mass of random sound effects being played on top of each other]].
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* ''WesternAnimation/CodeLyoko'', Season 4 episode "Hard Luck": Yumi and Ulrich decide through RPS who's going to be virtualized back to the Desert Replika and fight William.

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* ''WesternAnimation/CodeLyoko'', Season 4 episode "Hard Luck": Yumi and Ulrich decide through RPS who's going to be virtualized sent back to the Desert Replika and fight William.William before they lose their vehicle the Skidbladnir. Yumi loses since she chose paper, and Ulrich scissors, letting her go to do the battle.

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* A 2007 commercial for Sierra Mist has Shrek and Donkey seeing the last Sierra Mist can in a vending machine. They play this to see who gets to drink it first and Shrek wins but unfortunately the Donkey can only do rock because of his hooves.

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* ''Series/{{Jackass}}: [[VideoGameAdaptation The Game]]'' has a variation of this called "Rock-Paper-Nuts". The main change to this game is that if one player wins a round, the loser is [[GroinAttack kicked in the nuts]]. This process is repeated until the set number of rounds have been completed.


* In possibly the [https://www.artsy.net/article/artsy-editorial-christies-sothebys-played-rock-paper-scissors-20-million-consignment most expensive] game of rock-paper-scissors, Takashi Hashiyama, president of Maspro Denkoh Corporation, used the game to decide which auction house would sell off his art collection (worth about $20 million).

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* In possibly the [https://www.[[https://www.artsy.net/article/artsy-editorial-christies-sothebys-played-rock-paper-scissors-20-million-consignment most expensive] expensive]] game of rock-paper-scissors, Takashi Hashiyama, president of Maspro Denkoh Corporation, used the game to decide which auction house would sell off his art collection (worth about $20 million).

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* In possibly the [https://www.artsy.net/article/artsy-editorial-christies-sothebys-played-rock-paper-scissors-20-million-consignment most expensive] game of rock-paper-scissors, Takashi Hashiyama, president of Maspro Denkoh Corporation, used the game to decide which auction house would sell off his art collection (worth about $20 million).

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* ''[[https://vimeo.com/237852160 Battle on the Breakwall]]'' is a short film all about two teams of four people playing a [[https://www.umop.com/rps15.htm fifteen-gesture version]] of Rock Paper Scissors. [[spoiler:It turns out to be a WackyMarriageProposal that was rejected so the Blue Team can win, the "Gun" gesture shooting down her opponent's rose.]]


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* An alien variation of it is seen in ''WesternAnimation/LiloAndStitchTheSeries'' when Jumba and Pleakley are deciding whether or not to use Jumba's new invention that has a 76.3% chance of capturing a genetic experiment at large, but a 23.5% chance of causing an EarthShatteringKaboom. The round of Paper Rock Glornitz ended up with Pleakley choosing Paper and Jumba choosing Glornitz, which consumes the paper. Jumba uses the device, which resulted in the 0.2% chance of mutating the experiment it was meant to capture.


* Kazuma from ''LightNovel/{{Konosuba}}'' has apparently [[BornLucky never lost a game of Rock–Paper–Scissors]] ''in his life'', and uses it to decide things from who gets to ride in the back of a coach to who gets to be called the "Boss" of his and Chris's thieving mission.[[note]]The former being decided by him beating [[BornUnlucky Aqua]] three times in a row (beating the rest of his party at the same time in the first round), then beating her after she uses her blessing on herself, the latter being the [[AlwaysSomeoneBetter first time he ever lost]].[[/note]

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* Kazuma from ''LightNovel/{{Konosuba}}'' has apparently [[BornLucky never lost a game of Rock–Paper–Scissors]] ''in his life'', and uses it to decide things from who gets to ride in the back of a coach to who gets to be called the "Boss" of his and Chris's thieving mission.[[note]]The former being decided by him beating [[BornUnlucky Aqua]] three times in a row (beating the rest of his party at the same time in the first round), then beating her after she uses her blessing on herself, the latter being the [[AlwaysSomeoneBetter first time he ever lost]].[[/note][[/note]]

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