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1%% Administrivia/ZeroContextExample entries are not allowed on wiki pages. All such entries have been commented out. Add context to the entries before uncommenting them.²²->'''Alexa:''' You're twins.\²'''Ian:''' What? No! Really?\²'''Jeremy:''' Mum should have told us. I feel cheated!\²'''Ian:''' Duped!\²'''Jeremy:''' Hoodwinked!\²'''Alexa:''' They think they're charming.\²'''Liana:''' Rakish.\²'''Alexa:''' Roguish.²-->-- ''WesternAnimation/BarbieAndTheDiamondCastle''²²A {{Twin Trope|s}}. The tendency of twins to [[WittyBanter banter]] with each other. This includes FinishingEachOthersSentences and [[DoubleActsAndGroups feeding each other lines]], among other things. A common trait of SingleMindedTwins and TwinTelepathy.²²This can also be done by ThoseTwoGuys.²²TruthInTelevision, especially with twins of the same gender, as sharing one room and being in the same grade means they spend much more time together than average siblings. For that matter, some sets of twins develop a language specific to themselves that no one else understands. The technical term for this is ''[[ cryptophasia]]''.²----²!!Examples²²[[foldercontrol]]²²[[folder: Anime & Manga]]²* Kaoru and Hikaru in ''Manga/OuranHighSchoolHostClub'' bicker regularly, usually in ways that are fully intended to mess with those watching them rather than real disagreements, and they can switch from bickering to talking in sync at the drop of a hat.²%%* Considering twins make up half the cast, it's only natural this trope pops up a lot in ''Anime/{{Futakoi}}''.²%%* Shion and Mion from ''VisualNovel/HigurashiWhenTheyCry'', occasionally, but sometimes it [[{{Yandere}} isn't]] for laughs.²* ''LightNovel/{{Bakemonogatari}}'''s NextTimeOn sequences are rapid-fire, seemingly random exchanges between Tsukihi and Karin, the main character's younger sisters.²* [[NationsAsPeople Ame]][[LoveFreak rica]] and [[ShrinkingViolet Canada]] get to do this occasionally in ''Webcomic/AxisPowersHetalia'', when they're alone together and America happens to remember he has a brother. Though there's usually a [[BoisterousBruiser clear winner]] there, With a notable exception. That one exception is the time Canada made America [[CryCute cry]] by [[TheLongList listing off everything he didn't like about him]].²* Goes to show that even sextuplets can engage in it. The Matsuno brothers from ''Manga/OsomatsuKun'' frequently finish each other's sentences, squabble, and confuse each other whenever more than one of them is on screen. What makes it even worse is that half the time they don't know who they're picking a fight with since they all look so similar. ²* Laila and Leili of ''Manga/ABridesStory''. Their banter is frequently so in synch that it serves as a genuine shock to them when they have a differing opinion.²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Comic Books]]²* ''Franchise/WonderWoman'' [[ComicBook/WonderWoman1942 Vol 1]]: Lillie, Millie & Tillie Heyday speak in unison and finish each other's sentences, though Tillie is more prone to sarcastically banter with her sisters since she's more practically minded. They've actually practiced this to help them with their pranks.²[[/folder]]²²%%[[folder: Fan Works]]²%%* Ethan and Evan in ''FanFic/{{Dalton}}''²%%[[/folder]]²²[[folder: Literature]]²%%* ''Literature/AliceInWonderland'': Tweedledum and Tweedledee.²* In ''Literature/TheBridgeOfSanLuisRey'', Esteban and Manuel wind up developing their own language, one that doesn't even resemble Spanish. They are too embarassed to cooperate when a priest tries to quiz them on their language.²* Creator/RobertAHeinlein: Subverted in ''Literature/TimeForTheStars''. Tom and Pat Bartlett ''think'' they have a private language that no one else understands, which they refer to as a "prison-yard whisper". They participate in a study of twin communication, which proves that they can't understand audio recordings of the "whisper". It turns out that they're [[TwinTelepathy telepathic]]. And the telepathy is instantaneous and has no range limit. It works over ''interstellar'' distances.²%%** Castor and Pollux Stone from ''Literature/TheRollingStones''²%%** Laz and Lor in ''Literature/TimeEnoughForLove'' and its sequels.²* Fred and George Weasley from ''Literature/HarryPotter''. They both can finish each other's sentences, which often includes sarcastic quips. Their EstablishingCharacterMoment features them going back and forth, claiming their mother mixed them up again and causing their mother to do just that.²* Lori's sons Will and Rob Willis (of the ''[[Literature/AuntDimity Aunt Dimity]]'' series) will bicker a fair amount, sometimes with just a simple one-upmanship, sometimes in a larger succession. Their request to visit Skeaping Manor's museum prompts this exchange:²-->'''Lori''': Yes, we'll go. If--\²'''Will''': We clear the table.\²'''Rob''': And load the dishwasher.\²'''Will''': And play nicely until bedtime.\²'''Rob''': And go to bed without arguing.\²'''Will''': And promise to behave ourselves in the car.\²'''Lori ''(laughing)''''': How quickly they learn.²%%* ''Literature/TheBelgariad'''s Beltira and Belkira. ''"We're sorry, it's - " "Our nature."''²%%* Erin and Shaunee from ''Literature/TheHouseOfNight'', dubbed "the Twins" out of personality rather than resemblance, which is more SaltAndPepper.²* In ''Literature/TheMigaxCycle'', the twins Leafsong and Moonwafer frequently banter with each other, in a mixture of snarky insults and affectionate quips. ²* ''Literature/TheNightsBlade'' has twin spymasters Emalley and Edwyn, and their 'creepy little double act'.²* Happens in ''Literature/DiaryofaWimpyKid'' with Greg’s neighbors who are twins, Jeremy and Jameson Garza. They created their own language that no one else can understand. ²[[/folder]]²²%%[[folder: Recorded and Stand-up Comedy]]²%%* The comedy duo, [[ Stone and Stone]]. SiblingYinYang and IncestSubtext ahoy.²%%[[/folder]]²²[[folder: Live-Action TV]]²* Gem and Gemma from ''Series/PowerRangersRPM'' are an extreme case, as it is exceedingly rare for them to individually speak in complete sentences- usually they alternate words or phrases.²%%* The Sklar brothers of ''Series/CheapSeats'' (Also a staple of their stand-up routine.)²* Emily and Katie of ''Series/{{Skins}}'' were identical twins who were very different in personality, but they had a "twin language" of their own, which was subtitled in the episode where it was used:²-->'''Katie''': ''Sham.'' [Sorry.]\²'''Emily''': Huh?\²'''Katie''': ''Katie sham.'' [I'm sorry.]\²'''Emily''': Why are you talking Twin? We don't do that anymore.\²'''Katie''': ''Emsy sham doo.'' [Say you're sorry too.]\²'''Emily''': ''Emsy sham.'' [Sorry.]²[[/folder]]²²[[folder: Video Games]]²* The Lutece twins in ''Videogame/BioshockInfinite''. Played with in that they're not so much twins as they are [[spoiler: gender-swapped alternate-reality versions of the same person]], so it makes sense they can play off each other very well.²* The Frye twins of ''VideoGame/AssassinsCreedSyndicate''. They bicker and trade witty quips, playing off each other's personalities and knowing just what to say to push the other's buttons.²[[/folder]]²²[[folder: Web Original]]²* ''Literature/{{Duumvirate}}'': Dumumvirate bicker duo-style, without sentence-finishing.²%%* [[ Tegan & Sara]].²[[/folder]]²²[[folder: Western Animation]]²* Jeremy and Ian from ''WesternAnimation/BarbieAndTheDiamondCastle''. They even banter ''in song''.²%%* ''WesternAnimation/TheCorsicanBrothers''²* The Tibble Twins on ''WesternAnimation/{{Arthur}}'' do this often, competing with each other and often getting into fights.²%%* ''WesternAnimation/KimPossible'': Jim and Tim Possible.²%%* Tomax and Xamot, of ''Franchise/GIJoe''.²* Frank and Len from ''WesternAnimation/RubyGloom''.²* In ''WesternAnimation/KimPossible'', Jim and Tim Possible have... exactly ''one'' call-and-response ("Ikka bikka boo?" "Boo-sha!", basically "Are you thinking what I'm thinking?" and agreeing to do that thing) phrase that's all we hear of a "weird twin language".²[[/folder]]²----


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