History BlessedWithSuck / WesternAnimation

18th Mar '17 1:35:03 PM babyhenchy1
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** Azula is a genius tactician, a master manipulator, and a prodigy firebender, at the tender age of 14. All of this came at [[SacrificedBasicSkillForAwesomeTraining the expense of her social skills]], and her perfectionism ([[AbusiveParents as encouraged by her dad]]) ended up [[SanitySlippage doing a real number on her sanity]] when she learns that MachiavelliWasWrong. [[spoiler: Which is why she's in the middle of the mother of all [[VillainousBreakdown Villainous Breakdowns]] for the finale.]]

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** Azula is a genius tactician, tactician ''[[StrategyVersusTactics and]]'' strategist, a master manipulator, and a prodigy firebender, at the tender age of 14. All of this came at [[SacrificedBasicSkillForAwesomeTraining the expense of her social skills]], and her perfectionism ([[AbusiveParents as encouraged by her dad]]) ended up [[SanitySlippage doing a real number on her sanity]] when she learns that MachiavelliWasWrong. [[spoiler: Which is why she's in the middle of the mother of all [[VillainousBreakdown Villainous Breakdowns]] for the finale.]]
1st Mar '17 1:22:28 PM N8han11
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* Think being the leader of a town and having everyone in said town admire you would be utterly awesome? Try telling that to [[WesternAnimation/TheNightmareBeforeChristmas Jack Skellington]], who is the Pumpkin King of HalloweenTown. However, it's '''always about Halloween''', every single day, which is problematic when you want something different. Taking a break is not an option, as shown when Jack disappears for only two days, everyone is in a panic. Also, Jack seems to not be able to give the crown to anyone else if he wanted ("But who here would ever understand/That the Pumpkin King with the skeleton grin/Would tire of his crown, if they only understood/He'd give it all up if he only could . . . "), so he's stuck with the job. ''And'' if the scenes after "This Is Halloween" is any indication, due to being the biggest in-universe celebrity, Jack can't even have a decent conversation with anyone. And who knows how long Jack's been doing the Halloween job? He could be ReallySevenHundredYearsOld for all we know. When you think about it, [[TheWoobie you can't blame the guy]] for desperately wanting to try out Christmas.
** But because he's still the Pumpkin King, he can't escape Halloween even when he's trying to be Santa Claus. The result? Some very [[MyLittlePanzer dangerous toys.]]
17th Feb '17 2:26:44 PM Jackie-Chaos-Bunny
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* Having been chosen by the Amulet, Jim Lake Jr. from ''WesternAnimation/{{Trollhunters}}'' is forced to be the Trolls' champion at everything (even at the most menial of tasks), especially since dark forces of every shape and size want the Amulet for themselves. Being the first human Trollhunter doesn't exactly warrant much confidence in the people he is sworn to protect either. Even worse, he just can't get rid of it, since the Amulet refuses to be thrown away until he is dead (unless it is stolen, in which case he has to get it back the old fashioned way).

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* Having been chosen by the Amulet, Jim Lake Jr. from ''WesternAnimation/{{Trollhunters}}'' is forced to be the Trolls' champion at everything (even at the most menial of tasks), especially since dark forces of every shape and size want the Amulet for themselves. Being the first human Trollhunter doesn't exactly warrant much confidence in the people he is sworn to protect either. Even worse, he just can't get rid of it, since the Amulet refuses to be thrown away until he is dead (unless it is stolen, in which case he has to get it back the old fashioned way).way).
* In ''WesternAnimation/AmericanDragonJakeLong'', Kara, one of the Oracle Twins, has the ability to see the future. But here's the catch; she can only see the good things that are going to happen. Sure, that doesn't sound too bad, but then she explicitly explains ''why'' it sucks.
-->'''Kara:''' When you only see good things, nothing's special anymore. All the pleasant surprises are taken out of life.
15th Feb '17 2:20:15 PM creader
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* ''WesternAnimation/ThunderCats''

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* ''WesternAnimation/ThunderCats''''WesternAnimation/ThunderCats'':



* ''WreckItRalph'': "WHY DO I FIX EVERYTHING I TOUCH?!" MrFixIt powers are cool and all until you're trying to break out of prison and your efforts are simply making the prison ''sturdier''. Like a reverse ThisLooksLikeAJobForAquaman.
16th Jan '17 12:37:51 PM ErebusElysium
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* On ''WesternAnimation/CareBearsAndCousins'', "Wishing Well" sheds new light on the powers of Wish Bear. First off, her power apparently forces her to constantly hear the inane wishes of everyone in Care-a-Lot, i.e. "I wish I had remember to set that timer," "I have a stomachache; I wish I hadn't eaten that cake," etc. Furthermore, if someone actually makes a truly heartfelt wish right in front of her, then that's when the real fun starts. Her belly badge power will grant it, even if the wisher (and everyone else) may not really be ready for the consequences.

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* On ''WesternAnimation/CareBearsAndCousins'', "Wishing Well" sheds new light on the powers of Wish Bear. First off, her power apparently forces her to constantly hear the inane wishes of everyone in Care-a-Lot, i.e. "I wish I had remember to set that timer," "I have a stomachache; I wish I hadn't eaten that cake," etc. Furthermore, if someone actually makes a truly heartfelt wish right in front of her, then that's when the real fun starts. Her belly badge power will grant it, even if the wisher (and everyone else) may not really be ready for the consequences.consequences.
* Having been chosen by the Amulet, Jim Lake Jr. from ''WesternAnimation/{{Trollhunters}}'' is forced to be the Trolls' champion at everything (even at the most menial of tasks), especially since dark forces of every shape and size want the Amulet for themselves. Being the first human Trollhunter doesn't exactly warrant much confidence in the people he is sworn to protect either. Even worse, he just can't get rid of it, since the Amulet refuses to be thrown away until he is dead (unless it is stolen, in which case he has to get it back the old fashioned way).
7th Sep '16 11:04:00 PM AnonFangeekGirl
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** Azula is a genius tactician, a master manipulator, and a prodigy firebender, at the tender age of 14. All of this came at [[SacrificedBasicSkillForAwesomeTraining the expense of her social skills]], and her perfectionism ([[AbusiveParents as encouraged by her dad]]) ended up [[SanitySlippage doing a real number on her sanity]] when she learns that MachiavelliWasWrong. [[spoiler: Which is why she's in the middle of the mother of all [[VillainousBreakdown Villainous Breakdowns]] for the finale.]]
9th Aug '16 7:53:37 PM seminoles8
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* Think being the leader of a town and having everyone in said town admire you would be utterly awesome? Try telling that to [[WesternAnimation/TheNightmareBeforeChristmas Jack Skellington]], who is the Pumpkin King of HalloweenTown. However, it's '''always about Halloween''', every single day, which is problematic when you want something different. Taking a break is not an option, as shown when Jack disappears for only two days, everyone is in a panic. Also, Jack seems to not be able to give the crown to anyone else if he wanted ("But who here would ever understand/That the Pumpkin King with the skeleton grin/Would tire of his crown, if they only understood/He'd give it all up if he only could . . . "), so he's stuck with the job. ''And'' if the scenes after "This Is Halloween" is any indication, due to being the biggest in-universe celebrity, Jack can't even having a decent conversation with anyone. And who knows how long Jack's been doing the Halloween job? He could be ReallySevenHundredYearsOld for all we know. When you think about it, [[TheWoobie you can't blame the guy]] for desperately wanting to try out Christmas.

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* Think being the leader of a town and having everyone in said town admire you would be utterly awesome? Try telling that to [[WesternAnimation/TheNightmareBeforeChristmas Jack Skellington]], who is the Pumpkin King of HalloweenTown. However, it's '''always about Halloween''', every single day, which is problematic when you want something different. Taking a break is not an option, as shown when Jack disappears for only two days, everyone is in a panic. Also, Jack seems to not be able to give the crown to anyone else if he wanted ("But who here would ever understand/That the Pumpkin King with the skeleton grin/Would tire of his crown, if they only understood/He'd give it all up if he only could . . . "), so he's stuck with the job. ''And'' if the scenes after "This Is Halloween" is any indication, due to being the biggest in-universe celebrity, Jack can't even having have a decent conversation with anyone. And who knows how long Jack's been doing the Halloween job? He could be ReallySevenHundredYearsOld for all we know. When you think about it, [[TheWoobie you can't blame the guy]] for desperately wanting to try out Christmas.
16th Jul '16 7:26:32 PM HiJac210
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* Aang from ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender''. Sure, he's the Avatar, a godlike human being who can manipulate all four elements to balance out the world. Sure, he's the bridge between the Spirit World and the regular world. Yeah, okay, he's the spirit of the planet all rolled into one dude. His past lives worked out just fine being the Avatar. Unfortunately for Aang, he doesn't get to wait until his 16th birthday to be told that he's the Avatar. Nope, some grumpy old dudes tell him when he's ''twelve'' because they fear a war is soon to break out. They make plans to take Aang away from his guardian, so Aang runs away...and gets frozen inside an iceberg for 100 years while a war sweeps across the world while he's gone. Then when he gets out of the iceberg, he has to fix everything! By himself! With a bunch of scary guys trying to capture him! And he's 12.

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* Aang from ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender''. Sure, he's the Avatar, a godlike human being who can manipulate all four elements to balance out the world. Sure, he's the bridge between the Spirit World and the regular world. Yeah, okay, he's the spirit of the planet all rolled into one dude. His past lives worked out just fine being the Avatar. Unfortunately for Aang, he doesn't get to wait until his 16th birthday to be told that he's the Avatar. Nope, some grumpy old dudes tell him when he's ''twelve'' because they fear a war is soon to break out. They make plans to take Aang away from his guardian, so Aang runs away...and gets frozen inside an iceberg for 100 years while a war sweeps across the world while he's gone. Then when he gets out of the iceberg, he has to fix everything! By himself! With a bunch of scary guys trying to capture him! And he's 12.''12!''
24th Apr '16 10:06:47 PM Gravidef
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** Heck, just being a Bang Baby has its own problems. Not only do people in general fear and distrust you (much like mutants in the X-Men universe), but the government is secretly working to experiment on you, ''and'' it's eventually revealed that the mutagenic gas which granted people their abilities has a tendency to [[WithGreatPowerComesGreatInsanity make people go crazy]], which is why so many of those exposed to it turn to a life of crime.

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** Heck, just being a Bang Baby has its own problems. Not only do people in general fear and distrust you (much like mutants in the X-Men universe), but the government is secretly working to experiment on you, ''and'' it's eventually revealed that the mutagenic gas which granted people their abilities has a tendency to [[WithGreatPowerComesGreatInsanity make people them go crazy]], which is why so many of those exposed to it turn to a life of crime.
24th Apr '16 10:05:34 PM Gravidef
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** Permafrost was AnIcePerson with the power to generate massive snowstorms and totally freeze over anything she touched...trouble is, she was a homeless teenage girl with schizophrenia ("the voices in the dark" gave her the title Permafrost) and general mental health issues. And her powers were tied to her emotions--seeing other people happy and content while she starved on the street was enough to trigger a blizzard. Thankfully, she eventually seeks out the help she needs.

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** Permafrost was AnIcePerson with the power to generate massive snowstorms and totally freeze over anything she touched...trouble is, she was a homeless teenage girl with schizophrenia ("the voices in the dark" gave her the title Permafrost) name) and general mental health issues. And her powers were tied to her emotions--seeing other people happy and content while she starved on the street was enough to trigger a blizzard. Thankfully, she eventually seeks out the help she needs.



** Heck, just being a Bang Baby has its own problems. Not only do people in general fear and distrust you (much like mutants in the X-Men universe), but the government is secretly working to experiment on you, ''and'' it's eventually revealed that the mutagenic gas which granted people their abilities has a tendency to [[WithGreatPowerComesGreatInsanity go crazy]], which is why so many turn to a life of crime.

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** Heck, just being a Bang Baby has its own problems. Not only do people in general fear and distrust you (much like mutants in the X-Men universe), but the government is secretly working to experiment on you, ''and'' it's eventually revealed that the mutagenic gas which granted people their abilities has a tendency to [[WithGreatPowerComesGreatInsanity make people go crazy]], which is why so many of those exposed to it turn to a life of crime.
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