History Characters / Holes

12th Dec '17 3:47:01 AM jormis29
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->'''Portrayed By''': Henry Winkler

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->'''Portrayed By''': Henry Winkler
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27th Nov '17 12:37:47 PM Shendu
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* AdaptationalNiceGuy: He's nicer to everyone in the film.

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* AdaptationalNiceGuy: He's much nicer to everyone else in the film.film. In particular, even though he is the only one doesn't greet Stanley and Zero when they return in the book, he's just as overjoyed as everyone else when they come back in the film and even parts with Stanley with some final emotional words before he leaves.
23rd Nov '17 10:44:28 AM Levviathan6
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* CanonForeigner: Is the only member of Elya's family line not to be mentioned in the book, and might not even be alive in that continuity, considering that his father met his mother 110 years before the present.

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* CanonForeigner: Is the only member of Elya's family line not to be mentioned in the book, and might not even be alive in that continuity, considering that his father grandfather met his mother grandmother 110 years before the present.
7th Nov '17 8:09:28 AM ScribeRetro
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* LargeHam: In the film Jon Voight plays Mr. Sir much more humorously.
7th Nov '17 7:34:38 AM ScribeRetro
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* PintSizedPowerhouse: He's the smallest person, but the fastest digger.

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* PintSizedPowerhouse: He's the smallest person, but the fastest digger.digger and capable of physically ''strangling'' the much taller Zigzag.
6th Nov '17 6:20:13 AM MsCC93
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* BerserkButton: Messing with Stanley.


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* BewareTheNiceOnes: Combined with TheDogBitesBack, he finally stands up for himself after Mr. Pendanski insults him constantly.


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%%* NiceGuy:
* NiceJobBreakingItHero: [[spoiler: It's revealed later in the film that it was his fault that both he and Stanley were sent to Camp Greenlake in the first place. He stole a pair of expensive shoes and while trying to evade the police, he drops the shoes while walking on a bridge, and said shoes fall on Stanley's head]]. Stanley doesn't get angry with him or rat him out, though.
21st Oct '17 4:03:18 PM omnicritic
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* CloserToEarth: The only female in this generation of the family doesn't believe in curses and bad luck. Played with in that her disbelief in the family curse is the most sensible position, but in this case she actually completely wrong.

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* CloserToEarth: The only female in this generation of the family doesn't believe in curses and bad luck. Played with in that her disbelief in the family curse is the most sensible position, but in this case she is actually completely wrong.
10th Oct '17 4:33:13 PM KizunaTallis
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* FourEyesZeroSoul: Downplayed. He's not ''evil'', per se, but he's one of the most openly antagonistic of the D Tent boys towards Stanley.

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* FourEyesZeroSoul: Downplayed. He's not ''evil'', per se, say, but he's one of the most openly antagonistic of the D Tent boys towards Stanley.


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* ImpoverishedPatrician: When the drought killed the town, he lost his fortune.
7th Oct '17 7:04:46 PM kquinn0830
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* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: While he has some anger problems, it's shown (especially in the sequel) that he can be very kind to others.



* AmbiguousDisorder: His odd habits, strange ability to know the time and date, and pyromania all suggest that he's an Idiot Savant.

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* AmbiguousDisorder: His odd habits, strange ability to know the time and date, and pyromania all suggest that he's an Idiot Savant. In the film, Squid claims he's read Zigzag's file and it says he also suffers from acute paranoia.
29th Sep '17 6:08:34 PM kquinn0830
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* PetTheDog: While he's a bit "off", he's not that bad of a guy. He admits that when he started the fire that got him sent to Camp Green Lake, he didn't want to hurt anybody and before Stanley leaves camp he apologizes about the fight they had before.
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