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* Music/{{Buckethead}} wears a [[{{Cloudcuckoolander}} chicken]] [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin bucket]] [[CrazyAwesome on]] [[BunnyEarsLawyer his]] [[NiceHat head]]. It [[CaptainObvious doesn't contain any chicken]].

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* Music/{{Buckethead}} wears a [[{{Cloudcuckoolander}} chicken]] [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin bucket]] [[CrazyAwesome on]] [[BunnyEarsLawyer his]] [[NiceHat head]]. It [[CaptainObvious doesn't contain any chicken]].chicken.


* Implemented, much to fans' chagrin, in the ''VideoGame/SuperSmashBros'' series with [[Franchise/TheLegendOfZelda Ganondorf]]'s sword. Ganondorf likes to show off his sword after winning matches or taunting, but he never actually uses it. To quote Masahiro Sakurai, the lead developer of ''Super Smash Bros. Brawl'': "What are you putting it away for? Use it! People tend to make fun of Ganondorf for this." Really, though, it seems the developers were making fun of the fans with it until the fourth game did allow the use of it as a replacement move for the Warlock Punch.

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* Implemented, much to fans' chagrin, in the ''VideoGame/SuperSmashBros'' series with [[Franchise/TheLegendOfZelda Ganondorf]]'s sword. Ganondorf likes to show off his sword after winning matches or taunting, but he never actually uses it. To quote Masahiro Sakurai, the lead developer of ''Super Smash Bros. Brawl'': "What are you putting it away for? Use it! People tend to make fun of Ganondorf for this." Really, though, it seems the developers were making fun of the fans with it until the fourth game did allow the use of it as a replacement move for the Warlock Punch.Punch and ''[[VideoGame/SuperSmashBrosUltimate Ultimate]]'' had him use it in his smash attacks.



* The ''VideoGame/HyruleWarriors'' incarnation of [[Franchise/TheLegendOfZelda Link]] gets a ScarfOfAsskicking for no other reason than [[RuleOfCool to look cool]]. It's especially gratuitous as he doesn't wear it when he's first introduces as a knight; he gets the scarf later on when he receives the traditional hero's garb. What makes this weird is that no other incarnation of the character has a scarf as part of the costume, meaning the people who gave it to him added a scarf to the ensemble for no adequately explained reason.

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* The ''VideoGame/HyruleWarriors'' incarnation of [[Franchise/TheLegendOfZelda Link]] gets a ScarfOfAsskicking for no other reason than [[RuleOfCool to look cool]]. It's especially gratuitous as he doesn't wear it when he's first introduces introduced as a knight; he gets the scarf later on when he receives the traditional hero's garb. What makes this weird is that no other incarnation of the character has a scarf as part of the costume, meaning the people who gave it to him added a scarf to the ensemble for no adequately explained reason.


Compare with ChekovsGun (not to be confused with ChekhovsGun). Also related to CosmeticAward and BadassBandolier. A SetBonus can make such an item a subversion.

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Compare with ChekovsGun JustForFun/ChekovsGun (not to be confused with ChekhovsGun). Also related to CosmeticAward and BadassBandolier. A SetBonus can make such an item a subversion.


* On certain Minecraft skins, weapons, armor, and other such things are present, but are purely aesthetic.

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* On certain Minecraft ''VideoGame/{{Minecraft}}'' skins, weapons, armor, and other such things are present, but are purely aesthetic.


* [[Music/PublicEnemy Flavor Flav]] always wears a wall clock dangling from a chain around his neck. The clock face is frequently unmarked, and even if it is marked, you'd be hard-pressed to find a case when Flavor Flav ever actually used it to tell time. It's not even entirely clear whether his clocks are set to an accurate time.

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* [[Music/PublicEnemy Flavor Flav]] always wears a wall clock dangling from a chain or cord around his neck. The clock face is frequently unmarked, and even if it is marked, you'd be hard-pressed to find a case when Flavor Flav ever actually used it to tell time. It's not even entirely clear whether his clocks are set to an accurate time.

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* [[Music/PublicEnemy Flavor Flav]] always wears a wall clock dangling from a chain around his neck. The clock face is frequently unmarked, and even if it is marked, you'd be hard-pressed to find a case when Flavor Flav ever actually used it to tell time. It's not even entirely clear whether his clocks are set to an accurate time.

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** The producer and script editor had intended to leave it as inexplicable, but the actor, Creator/PeterDavison, insisted a reason for the celery be given before he left.


* Yuuno's side-pouch in ''LyricalNanoha'', which we never see him use. [[http://ashitahadocchida.sakura.ne.jp/top.html Some]] FanWebComics (Omake (?)) [[http://img510.imageshack.us/img510/653/bangai07rm2.jpg have made speculations on what he places in there]].

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* Yuuno's side-pouch in ''LyricalNanoha'', ''Franchise/LyricalNanoha'', which we never see him use. [[http://ashitahadocchida.sakura.ne.jp/top.html Some]] FanWebComics (Omake (?)) [[http://img510.imageshack.us/img510/653/bangai07rm2.jpg have made speculations on what he places in there]].

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* On certain Minecraft skins, weapons, armor, and other such things are present, but are purely aesthetic.


* {{Averted}} with Comicbook/{{Batman}}, who actually does use items from his utility belt.


* {{Buckethead}} wears a [[CloudCuckooLander chicken]] [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin bucket]] [[CrazyAwesome on]] [[BunnyEarsLawyer his]] [[NiceHat head]]. It [[CaptainObvious doesn't contain any chicken]].

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* {{Buckethead}} Music/{{Buckethead}} wears a [[CloudCuckooLander [[{{Cloudcuckoolander}} chicken]] [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin bucket]] [[CrazyAwesome on]] [[BunnyEarsLawyer his]] [[NiceHat head]]. It [[CaptainObvious doesn't contain any chicken]].


* Bender and many other robots in ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'' have antenna that serve no apparent purpose, which gets a LampshadeHanging several times. First when the thing turned out to be interfering with the satellite transmission in his new apartment, and Fry says he should just cut it off since it doesn't do anything, after which it's treated as a robot equivalent of his penis. Again when it's suggested he has a toilet somewhere in his body and pushing down on it flushes. {{Subverted}} again when Mom says most people think she puts antenna on her robots just to make them "more [[BuffySpeak science-fictiony]]" but they really let her take control of everything with a remote control.

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* Bender and many other robots in ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'' have antenna [[RobotAntennae antenna]] that serve no apparent purpose, which gets a LampshadeHanging several times. First when the thing turned out to be interfering with the satellite transmission in his new apartment, and Fry says he should just cut it off since it doesn't do anything, after which it's treated as a robot equivalent of his penis. Again when it's suggested he has a toilet somewhere in his body and pushing down on it flushes. {{Subverted}} again when Mom says most people think she puts antenna on her robots just to make them "more [[BuffySpeak science-fictiony]]" but they really let her take control of everything with a remote control.


* Yoh's headphones from ''Manga/{{Shaman King}}''. They're such an integral part of his character that seemingly every villain calls him "headphones" at one point or another, [[strike:but when do we actually get to see him using them?]] but he stops using them after the first few chapters.

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* Yoh's headphones from ''Manga/{{Shaman King}}''. They're such an integral part of his character that seemingly every villain calls him "headphones" at one point or another, [[strike:but when do we actually get to see him using them?]] but he stops using them after the first few chapters.


* {{Averted}} with Comicbook/{{Batman}}, who actually does use items from his utility belt.



* The Kongs of the Franchise/DonkeyKong franchise wear accessories such as neckties, hats, shirts, etc. that only exist so you can tell who's who.

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* The Kongs of the Franchise/DonkeyKong franchise [[AccessoryWearingCartoonAnimal wear accessories such as neckties, hats, shirts, etc. etc.]] that only exist so you can tell who's who.

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