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* In ''Podcast/{{Sequinox}}'', when Yuki asks Sid where she transferred from, she states she used to live "in a city in a state that exists". She's also never killed a person, like a normal person.
** Later in the Gemini Arc, Shannon explains that the sitcom world's opening titles say ''"Sequinox"'' in "a font". Because they're in a television show, with a budget and made by people.

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* In ''Podcast/{{Sequinox}}'', when Yuki asks Sid where she transferred from, she states she used to live "in a city in a state that exists". She's also never killed a person, like a normal person.
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person. Later in the Gemini Arc, Shannon explains that the sitcom world's opening titles say ''"Sequinox"'' in "a font". Because they're in a television show, with a budget and made by people.people.
* ''Podcast/BlankCheckWithGriffinAndDavid'': In the initial run of the podcast, in which the hosts discussed ''Star Wars'' films, the RunningGag was that they watch the films in chronological order and pretend not to realize that any more movies come after the one they're watching. Whenever the hosts would milk this bit for comedy, they would invariably proclaim, apropos of nothing, "I hate bits!" and assure each other that the podcast would contain "no bits."


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* "The Blogs of Doom" in ''Magazine/DoctorWhoMagazine'' #356 {{Lampshades}} the example from "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS4E7TheMacraTerror The Macra Terror]]". When Medok first tries to tell the Pilot about the strange crab-like giant insects, and the Pilot snaps "There is no such thing as the Macra!", a confused Medok replies "They're called the Macra!?"

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* "The Blogs of Doom" in ''Magazine/DoctorWhoMagazine'' #356 {{Lampshades}} {{lampshade|Hanging}}s the example from "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS4E7TheMacraTerror The Macra Terror]]". When Medok first tries to tell the Pilot about the strange crab-like giant insects, and the Pilot snaps "There is no such thing as the Macra!", a confused Medok replies "They're called the Macra!?"


* "The Blogs of Doom" in ''Magazine/DoctorWhoMagazine'' #356 {{Lampshades}} the example from "[[DoctorWhoS4E7TheMacraTerror The Macra Terror]]". When Medok first tries to tell the Pilot about the strange crab-like giant insects, and the Pilot snaps "There is no such thing as the Macra!", a confused Medok replies "They're called the Macra!?"

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* "The Blogs of Doom" in ''Magazine/DoctorWhoMagazine'' #356 {{Lampshades}} the example from "[[DoctorWhoS4E7TheMacraTerror "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS4E7TheMacraTerror The Macra Terror]]". When Medok first tries to tell the Pilot about the strange crab-like giant insects, and the Pilot snaps "There is no such thing as the Macra!", a confused Medok replies "They're called the Macra!?"

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* "The Blogs of Doom" in ''Magazine/DoctorWhoMagazine'' #356 {{Lampshades}} the example from "[[DoctorWhoS4E7TheMacraTerror The Macra Terror]]". When Medok first tries to tell the Pilot about the strange crab-like giant insects, and the Pilot snaps "There is no such thing as the Macra!", a confused Medok replies "They're called the Macra!?"


Characters who are LawfulStupid may take the statement at face value.

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Characters who are LawfulStupid (or ObliviousToLove in the case of the {{Tsundere}}) may take the statement at face value.

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A suspiciously specific denial can also be part of a GilliganCut (eg, "You'll never get me to wear a pink polka-dotted tutu with a blue sweater and purple high-heels"), DescriptionCut ("It's not a run-down house with holes in the roof, broken windows, and blood-stains on the kitchen walls"), et cetera.

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** Later in the Gemini Arc, Shannon explains that the sitcom world's opening titles say ''"Sequinox"'' in "a font". Because they're in a television show, with a budget and made by people.


Sometimes, this is used [[InvokedTrope more deliberately]], such as when the speaker is [[CouldSayItBut definitely not trying to give out information that they shouldn't but doesn't want to be too obvious about it]] (OrSoIHeard may follow). A {{Trickster}} type may also use it as the misdirecting component of a BatmanGambit, an InfractionDistraction, or KansasCityShuffle; by making an oddly specific denial that is actually ''true'', the mark may be led to believe that the denial is false. (For example: the mark is told that there ''aren't'' [[Discworld/InterestingTimes 2,300,009 invisible vampire ghosts]] -- so the mark believes there ''are'', when in fact there are ''no'' invisible vampire ghosts at all.) In rare cases, the speaker may be telling the truth and have no intent to deceive, but it just [[ThatCameOutWrong comes out wrong]].

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Sometimes, this is used [[InvokedTrope more deliberately]], such as when the speaker is [[CouldSayItBut definitely not trying to give out information that they shouldn't but doesn't want to be too obvious about it]] (OrSoIHeard may follow). A {{Trickster}} type TheTrickster may also use it as the misdirecting component of a BatmanGambit, an InfractionDistraction, or KansasCityShuffle; by making an oddly specific denial that is actually ''true'', the mark may be led to believe that the denial is false. (For example: the mark is told that there ''aren't'' [[Discworld/InterestingTimes 2,300,009 invisible vampire ghosts]] -- so the mark believes there ''are'', when in fact there are ''no'' invisible vampire ghosts at all.) In rare cases, the speaker may be telling the truth and have no intent to deceive, but it just [[ThatCameOutWrong comes out wrong]].


* In ''Podcast/{{Sequinox}}'', when Yuki asks Syd where she transferred from, she states she used to live "in a city in a state that exists". She's also never killed a person, like a normal person.

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* In ''Podcast/{{Sequinox}}'', when Yuki asks Syd Sid where she transferred from, she states she used to live "in a city in a state that exists". She's also never killed a person, like a normal person.

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* In ''Podcast/{{Sequinox}}'', when Yuki asks Syd where she transferred from, she states she used to live "in a city in a state that exists". She's also never killed a person, like a normal person.
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[[BlatantLies Not at all.]]
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[[BadLiar Nope.]]
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[[RunningGag No way.]]
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[[OverlyLongGag No how.]]
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[[{{Beat}} ...]]
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'''[[TheStinger OH DEAR GOD,]] [[DespairEventHorizon WHO DO WE THINK WE'RE KIDDING?!]]'''


Sometimes, this is used [[InvokedTrope more deliberately]], such as when the speaker is [[CouldSayItBut trying to give out information that they shouldn't but doesn't want to be too obvious about it]] (OrSoIHeard may follow). A {{Trickster}} type may also use it as the misdirecting component of a BatmanGambit, an InfractionDistraction, or KansasCityShuffle; by making an oddly specific denial that is actually ''true'', the mark may be led to believe that the denial is false. (For example: the mark is told that there ''aren't'' [[Discworld/InterestingTimes 2,300,009 invisible vampire ghosts]] -- so the mark believes there ''are'', when in fact there are ''no'' invisible vampire ghosts at all.) In rare cases, the speaker may be telling the truth and have no intent to deceive, but it just [[ThatCameOutWrong comes out wrong]].

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Sometimes, this is used [[InvokedTrope more deliberately]], such as when the speaker is [[CouldSayItBut [[CouldSayItBut definitely not trying to give out information that they shouldn't but doesn't want to be too obvious about it]] (OrSoIHeard may follow). A {{Trickster}} type may also use it as the misdirecting component of a BatmanGambit, an InfractionDistraction, or KansasCityShuffle; by making an oddly specific denial that is actually ''true'', the mark may be led to believe that the denial is false. (For example: the mark is told that there ''aren't'' [[Discworld/InterestingTimes 2,300,009 invisible vampire ghosts]] -- so the mark believes there ''are'', when in fact there are ''no'' invisible vampire ghosts at all.) In rare cases, the speaker may be telling the truth and have no intent to deceive, but it just [[ThatCameOutWrong comes out wrong]].


[[DescribeTopicHere Certainly no one is describing Suspiciously Specific Denial here, so that people will understand what the trope is about.]] [[SelfDemonstratingArticle And this sure isn't an opening gag to preface it.]]

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[[DescribeTopicHere Certainly no one is describing Suspiciously Specific Denial here, so that people will understand what the trope is about.]] [[SelfDemonstratingArticle And this sure isn't an opening gag to preface it.]]
]] [[OverlyLongGag And this surely isn't an unnecessary prolongation of the gag to make it, supposedly, funnier]].


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* The card game ''TabletopGame/NinjaBurger'' includes the "Not a Ninja" T-Shirt which is ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin and gives a bonus to the disguise skill.
* ''TabletopGame/MagicTheGathering'': House Dimir does not exist. Of course the Guildpact relies on ten guilds of all possible mana combinations, but the blue black one is just a myth. That tenth symbol on the wall showing all the guilds? Artist's license. Duskmantle, House of Secrets? Never built, don't know what you're talking about. Those mysterious spirits that the Boros legion fought last week? I don't remember that, and you don't either. [[spoiler:Leading to TheUnmasquedWorld when [[OurVampiresAreDifferent Szadek]] makes a banquet out of [[CosmicKeystone Selesnya]].]]
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* This is not the origin of the non-Chinese proverb "no three-hundred taels of silver beneath this ground":
-->Some guy digs a hole behind his house and put all his life's savings in it. Not feeling particularly secure, he scribbles a message on the wall: "''No three-hundred taels of silver beneath this ground''". His neighbor Wang gets the message, harvests the ground -- and then wrote: "''This is not stolen by your neighbor Wang''".
* There is a Latin phrase that says "Excusatio non petita, accusatio manifesta". Which means "explanation non asked, guilt exposed".
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* Issue 278 of ''Magazine/DoctorWhoAdventures'' is A5 size, rather than the usual A4. The Letter From The Doctor explains that this is totally intentional and nothing to do with him mucking about with the [[Recap/DoctorWhoS32E8LetsKillHitler Teselecta]]'s miniturisation ray. And on a totally unrelated note, he himself appears to be shrunk, so send help and a tiny fez.
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