History Literature / BeforeIFall

6th Jun '17 3:51:51 PM Ea4g
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* AnnoyingYoungerSibling: Izzy.

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* AnnoyingYoungerSibling: Izzy. [[spoiler: Not really how Sam feels. She really and truly loves her little sister]]



* TheCutie: Izzy both in the book and the film.
** [[spoiler: Juliet's sister]]



** The film gives a scene which at least establishes the face-value characters of Sam, Lindsay, Elody and Ally. When picking up Elody from her house, the girls lock the doors and won't open up until she flashes them her bra. Confirmed by Elody that this is far from the first time they've played that particular joke. Interpretations can run from an example of a private joke between friends to an opinion of just how ''"easy"'' Elody is.



** Still appears in the film, as the actor playing Mr. Daimler is an attractive man. He does not however, ever return the amorous affections of some of his students [[spoiler: which is a departure from his source in the book. It adds some needed class to the character.]]



* MeaningfulName: [[spoiler: The suicidal [[TheOphelia Ophelia]] is called''Juliet''.]]

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* MeaningfulName: [[spoiler: The suicidal [[TheOphelia Ophelia]] is called''Juliet''.called ''Juliet''.]]



** The girls compete over who receives the most roses for Valentine's Day and torment Juliet by sending her one every year with the words "''Maybe next year, but probably not''". [[spoiler:Sam remedies this on the last day by sending her another one that reads "''It's never too late''".]]

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** The girls compete over who receives the most roses for Valentine's (Cupid) Day and torment Juliet by sending her one every year with the words "''Maybe next year, but probably not''". [[spoiler:Sam remedies this on the last day by sending her another one that reads "''It's never too late''".]]
17th Apr '17 3:14:29 PM fashionabledeathwish
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* BiTheWay: Implied with Anna Cartullo.

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* BiTheWay: Implied with Anna Cartullo. Expanded on in the movie (see AdaptationalSexuality above.)
9th Mar '17 3:17:03 PM aurorasanders
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* YourCheatingHeart: Everybody knows that Alex is cheating on his girlfriend Bridget with Anna -- everyone except Bridget. [[spoiler:Sam tips her off. Twice.]]
** Rob strongly implies he's almost cheated on Sam when she breaks up with him.

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* YourCheatingHeart: Everybody In the book, everybody knows that Alex is cheating on his girlfriend Bridget with Anna -- everyone except Bridget. [[spoiler:Sam tips her off. Twice.]]
** In the movie, Anna cheats on her girlfriend with some random girl. Lindsay posts the Snapchat of it, and then Anna's girlfriend dumps her.
** Rob strongly implies he's almost cheated on Sam in the book when she breaks up with him.
9th Mar '17 3:11:08 PM aurorasanders
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A movie adaption is going to be released soon.

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A movie adaption is going to be was released soon.
in March 2017.



!! This show provides examples of:
* ACupAngst: Sam isn't totally flat, but she isn't happy with her chest size, especially compared to Ally.

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!! This show provides The book and movie provide examples of:
* ACupAngst: Sam isn't totally flat, but she isn't happy with her chest size, size in the book, especially compared to Ally.



* AdaptationalSexuality: Anna is turned into a lesbian in the movie.



* CoolBigSis: Sam spends one of her loops showing Izzy a favorite childhood haunt, giving her advice, and generally showing her all the time and affection she never gave her in real life.

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* CoolBigSis: Sam spends one of her loops showing Izzy a favorite childhood haunt, giving her advice, and generally showing her all the time and affection she never gave her in real life. It's condensed in the movie, but she still spends one of her loops with Izzy.



* EmbarrassingFirstName: Invoked in one loop with a rude cashier called Irma refuses to let Sam buy expensive clothes with her mom's stolen credit card. When Sam gives her fake I.D, she blurts out the S stands for [[Literature/HarryPotter Severus]]. The Pugs then add, "I'm sure you understand. It's Irma, right?" and "Did people ever call you Worma when you were little? Or Squirma?"
* EstablishingCharacterMoment: Lindsay gets hers in the prologue when she announces in front of the whole gym class she won't have a girl called Vicki on her team because, "She's too fat. You could hit her with your eyes closed." and everyone laughs, even though the girl [[HollywoodPudgy isn't even actuallly fat]].

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* EmbarrassingFirstName: Invoked in one book loop with a rude cashier called Irma refuses to let Sam buy expensive clothes with her mom's stolen credit card. When Sam gives her fake I.D, she blurts out the S stands for [[Literature/HarryPotter Severus]]. The Pugs then add, "I'm sure you understand. It's Irma, right?" and "Did people ever call you Worma when you were little? Or Squirma?"
* EstablishingCharacterMoment: Lindsay gets hers in the prologue of the book when she announces in front of the whole gym class she won't have a girl called Vicki on her team because, "She's too fat. You could hit her with your eyes closed." and everyone laughs, even though the girl [[HollywoodPudgy isn't even actuallly fat]].



* {{Foreshadowing}}: Plenty, one of the most obvious examples being [[spoiler: The school is nicknamed "Suicide High".]]
* FreakyIsCool: Kent is easily one of the most likable, down-to-earth characters in the book.

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* {{Foreshadowing}}: Plenty, one of the most obvious examples being [[spoiler: The school is nicknamed "Suicide High".High" in the book.]]
* FreakyIsCool: Kent is easily one of the most likable, down-to-earth characters in the book.characters.



* GoodBadGirl: Anna Cartullo.
* GoodSmokingEvilSmoking: Sam has no problem with smokers (including Lindsay), but their teacher Ms. Winters is on a personal vendetta to ban smoking at their school ever since her (Ms. Winters') mother died of a nicotine-related lung disease.

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* GoodBadGirl: Anna Cartullo.
Cartullo in the book.
* GoodSmokingEvilSmoking: Sam has no problem with smokers (including Lindsay), but their teacher Ms. Winters in the book is on a personal vendetta to ban smoking at their school ever since her (Ms. Winters') mother died of a nicotine-related lung disease.



** Somewhat inverted when he [[spoiler:actually takes it further when Sam flirts with him when they're alone and she realises he's not as cool as she thought. She says to him later, "If you had a real girlfriend, you wouldn't be hitting on highschool girls."]]

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** Somewhat inverted when he [[spoiler:actually takes it further in the book when Sam flirts with him when they're alone and she realises he's not as cool as she thought. She says to him later, "If you had a real girlfriend, you wouldn't be hitting on highschool girls."]]



* MyGodWhatHaveIDone: Sam's immediate reaction with she inadvertently calls Elody an alcoholic. [[spoiler:The girls (barring Lindsay) have this reaction when they hear about Juliet's suicide.]]

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* MyGodWhatHaveIDone: Sam's immediate reaction with she inadvertently calls Elody an alcoholic.alcoholic in the book. [[spoiler:The girls (barring Lindsay) have this reaction when they hear about Juliet's suicide.]]



** Even her friends aren't always immune - Sam says when Lindsay's in a bad mood she calls her "Samuel", referencing her less-then-ample bust.

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** Even her friends aren't always immune - Sam says in the book when Lindsay's in a bad mood she calls her "Samuel", referencing her less-then-ample bust.



* NoSparks: Sam is secretly disgusted by Rob's sloppy kissing technique.
* OnlyKnownByTheirNickname: Elody's boyfriend Steve Dough is almost always called "Muffin".

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* NoSparks: Sam is secretly disgusted by Rob's sloppy kissing technique.
technique in the book.
* OnlyKnownByTheirNickname: Elody's boyfriend Steve Dough is almost always called "Muffin"."Muffin" in the book.



* PerkyGoth: Anna Cartullo.
* PerpetualSmiler: Sam mentions one of her sort-of friends Tara is "constantly smiling, like she's auditioning for a toothpaste ad."

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* PerkyGoth: Anna Cartullo.
Cartullo in the book.
* PerpetualSmiler: Sam mentions in the book that one of her sort-of friends Tara is "constantly smiling, like she's auditioning for a toothpaste ad."



** In the movie, the most experienced is shown to be Lindsy.



* SheCleansUpNicely: Juliet, as an in-universe example. When she chews Sam and the other three out, Sam comments, "But I can't stop looking at her. I never knew she was so pretty."
** Sam counts herself, in one of the loops she buys a really expensive dress, gets her makeup done by a professional and says, "I look at least twenty-five." and three random college boys comment she's hot.

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* SheCleansUpNicely: Juliet, as an in-universe example. When she chews Sam and the other three out, out in the book, Sam comments, "But I can't stop looking at her. I never knew she was so pretty."
** Sam counts herself, in one of the book loops she buys a really expensive dress, gets her makeup done by a professional and says, "I look at least twenty-five." and three random college boys comment she's hot.



** A couple of girls have been getting this treatment due to rumors that they really get around.

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** A couple of girls have been getting In the movie, Sam does this treatment due to rumors that they really get around.Lindsay. Lindsay responds by kicking her out of the car.



* SuperOCD: Ally is implied to be one.
* SweetTooth: Lindsay is always carrying candy with her, even tucking sweets into her waistband.

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* SuperOCD: Ally is implied to be one.
one. It's directly stated in the movie.
* SweetTooth: Lindsay is always carrying candy with her, her in the book, even tucking sweets into her waistband.



* WeightWoe: Ally has issues with food. [[spoiler: Lindsay is downright bulimic, but, when Sam catches her in the bathroom, [[DontYouDarePityMe denies it]]]].

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* WeightWoe: Ally has issues with food. [[spoiler: Lindsay is downright bulimic, bulimic in the book, but, when Sam catches her in the bathroom, [[DontYouDarePityMe denies it]]]].



** [[spoiler: Elody dies in one of the later timeloops, since she sits in the passenger seat instead of Sam.]]

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** [[spoiler: Elody dies in one of the later book timeloops, since she sits in the passenger seat instead of Sam.]]
20th Feb '17 8:12:24 PM TheGirlWith3-ishNames
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* AlphaBitch: Sam and her friends, Lindsay, Ally and Elody; although Lindsay is obviously their leader. Sam says it herself, "Lindsay gets the final say on all our decisions."

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* AlphaBitch: Sam and her friends, Lindsay, Ally and Elody; although Lindsay is obviously their leader. Sam says it herself, herself: "Lindsay gets the final say on all our decisions."



* CharmPerson: Lindsay is described as being very charismatic: "Being with her is like being drunk".

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* CharmPerson: Lindsay is described as being very charismatic: in Sam's words, "Being with her is like being drunk".



* CoolLoser: Kent Mc Fuller, who wears a bowler hat, draws cartoons and doesn't give a hoot what anyone thinks. Sam's little sister Izzy is implied to be growing into this as well.
* CryCute: During a heated argument in one of the timeloops, Sam breaks down in front of Kent, invoking this trope and leading him to tell her, "I was just going to say your hair looks beautiful down."

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* CoolLoser: Kent Mc Fuller, McFuller, who wears a bowler hat, draws cartoons and doesn't give a hoot what anyone thinks. Sam's little sister Izzy is implied to be growing into this as well.
* CryCute: During a heated argument in one of the timeloops, time loops, Sam breaks down in front of Kent, invoking this trope and leading him to tell her, "I was just going to say your hair looks beautiful down."



* FreakyIsCool: Kent is easily one of the most likeable, down-to-earth characters in the book.

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* FreakyIsCool: Kent is easily one of the most likeable, likable, down-to-earth characters in the book.



** Rob gets special mention for telling Sam when she breaks up with him, "I should have screwed Gabby Hayes when she offered." and publically embarrassing her the first time she ever asked him out, just because [[TeensAreMonsters he was more popular then her]].

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** Rob gets special mention for telling Sam when she breaks up with him, "I should have screwed Gabby Hayes when she offered." and publically publicly embarrassing her the first time she ever asked him out, just because [[TeensAreMonsters he was more popular then her]].



* MeaningfulName: [[spoiler: The suicidal TheOphelia is called''Juliet''.]]

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* MeaningfulName: [[spoiler: The suicidal TheOphelia [[TheOphelia Ophelia]] is called''Juliet''.]]



* MyGodWhatHaveIDone: Sam's immediate reaction with she inadvertantly calls Elody an alcoholic. [[spoiler:The girls (barring Lindsay) have this reaction when they hear about Juliet's suicide.]]

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* MyGodWhatHaveIDone: Sam's immediate reaction with she inadvertantly inadvertently calls Elody an alcoholic. [[spoiler:The girls (barring Lindsay) have this reaction when they hear about Juliet's suicide.]]



* NeverMyFault: Lindsay. [[spoiler: During the timeloop where Sam skips Kent's party and the girls stay at Ally's house, Juliet shoots herself. Linday's reaction is, "She's better off this way." Even Elody and Ally think this is [[WhatTheHellHero going too far]] and pointedly sleep in a different room. Sam herself says to Lindsay, "You were her best friend."]]

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* NeverMyFault: Lindsay. [[spoiler: During the timeloop time loop where Sam skips Kent's party and the girls stay at Ally's house, Juliet shoots herself. Linday's Lindsay's reaction is, "She's better off this way." Even Elody and Ally think this is [[WhatTheHellHero going too far]] and pointedly sleep in a different room. Sam herself says to Lindsay, "You were her best friend."]]



* PinkIsForSissies: Lindsay hates pink, Allie lives in it.

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* PinkIsForSissies: Lindsay hates pink, pink; Allie lives in it.



** Sam gives one to Lindsay when she finally snaps during one of the timeloops.

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** Sam gives one to Lindsay when she finally snaps during one of the timeloops.time loops.



* WeightWoe: Ally has issues with food. [[spoiler: Lindsay is downright bulimic, but, when Sam catches her in the bathroom, [[DontYouDarePityMe denies it]].]]

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* WeightWoe: Ally has issues with food. [[spoiler: Lindsay is downright bulimic, but, when Sam catches her in the bathroom, [[DontYouDarePityMe denies it]].]]it]]]].
8th Feb '17 5:40:21 PM Crossover-Enthusiast
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Added DiffLines:

A movie adaption is going to be released soon.
20th Jun '16 2:18:06 AM WillBGood
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* EatingDisorder: Ally has issues with food. [[spoiler: Lindsay is downright bulimic, but, when Sam catches her in the bathroom, [[DontYouDarePityMe denies it]].]]



* MeaningfulName: [[spoiler: Thesuicidal TheOphelia is called''Juliet''.]]

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* MeaningfulName: [[spoiler: Thesuicidal The suicidal TheOphelia is called''Juliet''.]]


Added DiffLines:

* WeightWoe: Ally has issues with food. [[spoiler: Lindsay is downright bulimic, but, when Sam catches her in the bathroom, [[DontYouDarePityMe denies it]].]]
20th May '16 10:47:30 AM Morgenthaler
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* BlondesAreEvil: Played straight with Lindsay, averted with Juliet.
** Sam falls somewhere in the middle.
2nd Aug '14 5:17:26 PM ThePope
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2nd Aug '14 5:17:16 PM ThePope
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* TrademarkFavouriteFood: Izzy loves peanut-butter.

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* TrademarkFavouriteFood: TrademarkFavoriteFood: Izzy loves peanut-butter.
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