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13th Jan '16 3:55:59 AM KarjamP
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* According to European folklore, the demonic goat figure [[TheKrampus Krampus]] is the polar opposite of Santa Claus in that while Santa rewards good children with gifts, Krampus punishes naughty children using harsh punishments. It's because of this that he's often depicted as a good guy within countries that honor Krampus-related traditions in spite of his appearances and practices (in spite of fiction tending to depict him as evil).

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* According to European Alpine folklore, the demonic goat figure [[TheKrampus Krampus]] is the polar opposite of Santa Claus in that while Santa rewards good children with gifts, Krampus punishes naughty children using harsh punishments. It's because of this that he's often depicted as a good guy within countries that honor Krampus-related traditions in spite of his appearances and practices (in spite of fiction tending to depict him as evil).being a goat demon (although you might not get that within certain works of fiction).
13th Jan '16 3:54:32 AM KarjamP
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* According to folklore, the demonic goat figure Krampus is the polar opposite of Santa Claus in that while Santa rewards good children with gifts, Krampus punishes naughty children using harsh punishments. It's because of this that he's often depicted as a good guy within countries that honor Krampus-related traditions in spite of his appearances and practices (in spite of fiction tending to depict him as evil).

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* According to European folklore, the demonic goat figure Krampus [[TheKrampus Krampus]] is the polar opposite of Santa Claus in that while Santa rewards good children with gifts, Krampus punishes naughty children using harsh punishments. It's because of this that he's often depicted as a good guy within countries that honor Krampus-related traditions in spite of his appearances and practices (in spite of fiction tending to depict him as evil).
13th Jan '16 3:51:23 AM KarjamP
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* According to folklore, the demonic goat figure Krampus is the polar opposite of Santa Claus in that while Santa rewards good children with gifts, Krampus punishes naughty children using harsh punishments. It's because of this that he's often depicted as a good guy within countries that honor Krampus-related traditions in spite of his appearances and practices (although [[EverybodyHatesHades not neccessary within fiction]]).

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* According to folklore, the demonic goat figure Krampus is the polar opposite of Santa Claus in that while Santa rewards good children with gifts, Krampus punishes naughty children using harsh punishments. It's because of this that he's often depicted as a good guy within countries that honor Krampus-related traditions in spite of his appearances and practices (although [[EverybodyHatesHades not neccessary within fiction]]).(in spite of fiction tending to depict him as evil).
13th Jan '16 3:49:30 AM KarjamP
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* According to folklore, the demonic goat figure Krampus is the polar opposite of Santa Claus in that while Santa rewards good children with gifts, Krampus punishes naughty children using harsh punishments. It's because of this that he's often depicted as a good guy within countries that honor Krampus-related traditions in spite of his appearances and practices (although [[EverybodyHatesHades not neccessary within fiction]]).
2nd Sep '13 10:27:36 AM Demavend
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* While many folklorical [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_dog_%28ghost%29 black dogs]] are malevolent, some are this trope instead. Eg. the Gurt Dog of Somerset in Britain is thought to protect children and lone travellers.
4th May '13 3:00:36 AM zerohelix
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* In ''Literature/TheBlackThiefAndTheKnightOfTheGlen'', the title thief is a thief. Nevertheless, he generously throws his lot in with the three princes to help them, and in the course of the tale, he reveals that he saved the knight's life as a baby at considerable danger to himself.

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* In ''Literature/TheBlackThiefAndTheKnightOfTheGlen'', the title [[DepartmentOfRedundancyDepartment thief is a thief.thief]]. Nevertheless, he generously throws his lot in with the three princes to help them, and in the course of the tale, he reveals that he saved the knight's life as a baby at considerable danger to himself.
20th Mar '13 4:43:30 AM MacronNotes
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* The original tale of ''TheLittleMermaid'' had the Witch as not being evil, just neutral and clearly warning of the risks. In at least some versions, she even informs the mermaid's sisters about how to save her.

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* The original tale of ''TheLittleMermaid'' ''Literature/TheLittleMermaid'' had the Witch as not being evil, just neutral and clearly warning of the risks. In at least some versions, she even informs the mermaid's sisters about how to save her.
9th Dec '12 1:49:10 PM Peryton
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* The original tale of ''TheLittleMermaid'' had the Witch as not being evil, just neutral and clearly warning of the risks. In at least some versions, she even informs the mermaid's sisters about how to save her.
30th Nov '12 10:45:15 PM Goldfritha
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* In ''Literature/TheBlackThiefAndTheKnightOfTheGlen'', the title thief is a thief. Nevertheless, he generously throws his lot in with the three princes to help them, and in the course of the tale, he reveals that he saved the knight's life as a baby at considerable danger to himself.
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