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14th May '18 2:37:17 PM Chris116
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* ''Literature/HarryPotter and the Prisoner of Azkaban'' has Marge Dursley being blown up like a balloon for saying that Harry's parents "died in a car crash".

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* ''Literature/HarryPotter and the Prisoner of Azkaban'' has Marge Dursley being blown up like a balloon for saying that Harry's parents "died in a car crash". In ''Order of the Phoenix'', Harry eats enough at Grimmauld Place that his jeans which had once belonged to his obese cousin Dudley felt snug (courtesy of master chef Mrs. Weasley).
17th Nov '17 4:32:11 PM Saveelich
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* ''Literature/HarryPotter and the Prisoner of Azkaban'' has Marge being blown up like a balloon for saying that Harry's parents "died in a car crash".

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* ''Literature/HarryPotter and the Prisoner of Azkaban'' has Marge Dursley being blown up like a balloon for saying that Harry's parents "died in a car crash".
22nd Jul '17 3:54:27 PM MisterDrBob2
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* ''[[Literature/HarryPotter]]'' and the Prisoner of Azkaban has Marge being blown up like a balloon for saying that Harry's parents "died in a car crash".

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* ''[[Literature/HarryPotter]]'' ''Literature/HarryPotter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Azkaban'' has Marge being blown up like a balloon for saying that Harry's parents "died in a car crash".
11th Jul '17 1:17:59 PM DynastiNoble
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* ''[[Literature/HarryPotter]]'' and the Prisoner of Azkaban has Marge being blown up like a balloon for saying that Harry's parents "died in a car crash".
12th Sep '16 5:01:28 PM jccw227
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* In ''Literature/CharlottesWeb'', when Templeton the Rat returns from stuffing himself on the bountiful discarded junk food at the county fair, the author describes him as "big around as a jelly jar."

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* In ''Literature/CharlottesWeb'', when Templeton the Rat returns from stuffing himself on the bountiful discarded junk food at the county fair, the author describes him as "big around as a jelly jar."jar", and by the end of the book, he gets even bigger as a result of Wilbur keeping his promise to let him have first dibs when Lurvy puts out his food.
12th Aug '16 12:24:33 AM PaulA
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* In the Literature/{{Discworld}} novel ''Discworld/UnseenAcademicals'', Mr. Nutt [[spoiler: comes BackFromTheDead, feeling hungry, and eats nine pies. [[MemeticMutation (That's as many as three threes!]] AndThatsTerrible!) He's a pretty small chap, and, anyway, ''nine pies'', and as such, is described as looking like a snake that swallowed a goat.]]

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* In the Literature/{{Discworld}} novel ''Discworld/UnseenAcademicals'', Mr. Nutt [[spoiler: comes [[spoiler:comes BackFromTheDead, feeling hungry, and eats nine pies. [[MemeticMutation (That's as many as three threes!]] AndThatsTerrible!) He's a pretty small chap, and, anyway, ''nine pies'', and as such, is described as looking like a snake that swallowed a goat.]]
12th Aug '16 12:23:30 AM PaulA
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* In LoisMcMasterBujold's ''Mirror Dance'', Miles Vorkosigan's clone brother Mark binges on combat rations for two weeks, bringing his weight up too in a half-conscious effort to separate himself from his progenitor. Which looked alarming enough given they both are under five feet tall. And then it goes FromBadToWorse.

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* In LoisMcMasterBujold's ''Mirror Dance'', Creator/LoisMcMasterBujold's ''Literature/MirrorDance'', Miles Vorkosigan's clone brother Mark binges on combat rations for two weeks, bringing his weight up too in a half-conscious effort to separate himself from his progenitor. Which looked alarming enough given they both are under five feet tall. And then it goes FromBadToWorse.
7th Mar '16 2:26:01 PM margdean56
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* In ''Literature/CharlottesWeb'', when Templeton the Rat returns from stuffing himself on the bountiful discarded junk food at the county fair, the author describes him as "big around as a jelly jar."
31st Oct '15 5:23:19 PM nombretomado
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* Poor [[LazyBum Stuffy Pete]] ends up with one after [[spoiler:guilt-tripping himself into eating two huge Thanksgiving dinners in succession by mutually unaware benefactors]] in [[OHenry O. Henry's]] "Two Thanksgiving Day Gentlemen".

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* Poor [[LazyBum Stuffy Pete]] ends up with one after [[spoiler:guilt-tripping himself into eating two huge Thanksgiving dinners in succession by mutually unaware benefactors]] in [[OHenry O. Henry's]] Creator/OHenry's "Two Thanksgiving Day Gentlemen".
26th Feb '15 8:32:45 PM jormis29
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* [[AuthorAppeal Frequently happens in a realistic manner]] to characters in JacquelineWilson books. Probably most notably in 'Girls Under Pressure' in which the protagonist dabbles with bulimia.

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* [[AuthorAppeal Frequently happens in a realistic manner]] to characters in JacquelineWilson Creator/JacquelineWilson books. Probably most notably in 'Girls Under Pressure' in which the protagonist dabbles with bulimia.
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