Here's something you didn't know about the Batarang, courtesy of Detective Comics #386:
Yes. You can sour-cream a guy with it. Whatever that means. WSSSSSSSH KCHANG!
By this time in the series, the Elongated Man and his very nauseating powers were no longer the back-up feature. Instead, we saw signs that Robin was starting to branch out on his own, both in the original Teen Titans series as well as his own back-up feature in Detective. The stories were less about crime, and more about social issues. F'rinstance:
Well, maybe Bolo Tie there shouldn't be hitting on the girl who spent three hours on her appearance. She just might be a little superficial and unwilling to get to know the "real you."
Seriously, guys - ask a nerdy girl out. Nerd girls rule.
Batman hides in plain sight as freewheeling playboy and philanthropist Bruce Wayne:
Apparently, socializing and philanthropy involve learning how to fly experimental jets. No, Bruce, there's nothing suspicious about that at all. Here's a hint: Richard Branson does stuff like that because it's consistent with his public persona. When you try to act like you are just a bored playboy with a heart of gold, doing something like this might call attention to your more adventurous side.
Hey! It's time for Fun with Out of Context Dialogue!(tm!):
I've just found my new line for ending conversations.
See you tomorrow!