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1st Apr '18 8:16:36 AM PrincessPandaTrope
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* OldTimeySwimsuit: In ''Tales from a Not-So Happy Heartbreaker'', Nikki wears her grandma's old swimsuit to swimming class. Her classmates are shocked by this and [=MacKenzie=] looks up and down, signaling that she had never seen a swimsuit with legs before.

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* OldTimeySwimsuit: OldTimeyBathingSuit: In ''Tales from a Not-So Happy Heartbreaker'', Nikki wears her grandma's old swimsuit to swimming class. Her classmates are shocked by this and [=MacKenzie=] looks up and down, signaling that she had never seen a swimsuit with legs before.
1st Apr '18 8:16:17 AM PrincessPandaTrope
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%% * BuffySpeak: Nikki engages in this a lot.

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%% * BuffySpeak: Nikki engages in this a lot.lot. For example, in ''Tales from a Not-So Happy Heartbreaker'', she refers to the seahorse swim tube as a "seahorse float thingy".



* OldTimeySwimsuit: In ''Tales from a Not-So Happy Heartbreaker'', Nikki wears her grandma's old swimsuit to swimming class. Her classmates are shocked by this and [=MacKenzie=] looks up and down, signaling that she had never seen a swimsuit with legs before.



* PopularIsDumb: [=MacKenzie=] is smart enough, but Jessica (a popular girl who is a best friend to the school's Alpha Bitch) isn't all that bright.

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* PopularIsDumb: [=MacKenzie=] is smart enough, but Jessica (a popular girl who is a best friend to the school's Alpha Bitch) AlphaBitch) isn't all that bright.
22nd Feb '18 4:50:45 PM PrincessPandaTrope
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* Book One: ''Dork Diaries: Tales From a Not So Fabulous Life''
* Book Two: ''Dork Diaries: Tales From a Not So Popular Party Girl''

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* Book One: ''Dork Diaries: Tales From a Not So Fabulous Not-So-Fabulous Life''
* Book Two: ''Dork Diaries: Tales From a Not So Popular Not-So-Popular Party Girl''



* BigDamnKiss: [[spoiler:Nikki and Brandon have this]] in ''Tales from the Not-So-Glam TV Star''



** In the first book, Nikki puts out a burning toaster by pouring orange juice over it. In the third book, her mom shops for a new toaster and Brianna comments that "Some idiot poured orange juice into our old [toaster] and it exploded and blew up our house. KABOOM!"
** Nikki's "fairy repellent" from the second book turns up again when her dad finds it in the seventh book and she doesn't recognize it at first.
** In the sixth book, when Nikki shows up to swim class with a float toy, she mentions that there's no rule against float toys in the pool, listing the rules: "1. No running! 2. No eating! 3. No horseplay! 4. No peeing in the pool!" When she mentions the rules again many chapters later, one more has been added: "5. No float toys!"

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** In the first book, ''Tales from a Not-So-Fabulous Life'', Nikki puts out a burning toaster by pouring orange juice over it. In the third book, her mom shops for a new toaster and Brianna comments that "Some idiot poured orange juice into our old [toaster] and it exploded and blew up our house. KABOOM!"
** Nikki's "fairy repellent" from the second book ''Tales From a Not-So-Popular Party Girl'' turns up again when her dad finds it 5 books later in the seventh book ''Tales From a Not-So-Glam TV Star'' and she doesn't recognize it at first.
** In the sixth book, ''Tales from a Not-So-Happy Heartbreaker'', when Nikki shows up to swim class with a float toy, she mentions that there's no rule against float toys in the pool, listing the rules: "1. No running! 2. No eating! 3. No horseplay! 4. No peeing in the pool!" When she mentions the rules again many chapters later, one more has been added: "5. No float toys!"
22nd Feb '18 4:42:20 PM PrincessPandaTrope
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* HomeschooledKids: Max has been one up until 8th grade.



* StuffedIntoALocker: Max is repeatedly stuffed into a locker by Thug. At first, this is PlayedForLaughs. However, it gets serious when he is trapped into a locker at the end of the school day and start of a three-day weekend.

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* SpearCounterpart: To ''Dork Diaries''.
* StuffedIntoALocker: In ''Locker Hero'', Max is repeatedly stuffed into a locker by Thug. At first, this is PlayedForLaughs. However, it gets serious when he is trapped into a locker at the end of the school day and start of a three-day weekend.
21st Feb '18 3:59:28 PM PrincessPandaTrope
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* ArtShift: In ''Tales from a Not-so-Dorky Drama Queen'', since [=MacKenzie=]'s drawing style is different from Nikki's.

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* ArtShift: In Nikki switches between {{Animesque}} style and stick figure style repeatedly.
** Majorly in
''Tales from a Not-so-Dorky Drama Queen'', since [=MacKenzie=]'s drawing style is different from and more realistic than Nikki's.
18th Feb '18 4:58:48 PM PrincessPandaTrope
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!!Tropes found in Dork Diaries:


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!!Tropes found in Dork Diaries:

''Dork Diaries'':




* ZanyScheme: Usually on behalf of Chloe and Zoey. The most insane of all has to be the "run away and live in the NYC library" plan from ''Not So Fabulous Life''.

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* ZanyScheme: Usually on behalf of Chloe and Zoey. The most insane of all has to be the "run away and live in the NYC library" plan from ''Not So Fabulous Life''.Life''.

! Tropes found in ''The Misadventures of Max Crumbly''
* TheBully: Thug.
* MisplacedKindergartenTeacher: Max has been homeschooled by his grandma, who is a retired kindergarten teacher. He does not like how she treats him.
* StuffedIntoALocker: Max is repeatedly stuffed into a locker by Thug. At first, this is PlayedForLaughs. However, it gets serious when he is trapped into a locker at the end of the school day and start of a three-day weekend.
18th Feb '18 9:01:29 AM PrincessPandaTrope
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In 2016, a SpinOff series, ''The Misadventures of Max Crumbly'', was launched, focusing on a character shown in ''Tales from a Not-so-Perfect Pet Sitter''.


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* MittenHands: One style of the illustrations consist of this.
17th Feb '18 3:49:26 PM georgie455
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There are 11 books so far, as well as a companion.

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There are 11 12 books so far, as well as a companion.




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* Book Twelve: ''Dork Diaries: Tales from a Not-So-Secret Crush Catastrophe''
4th Jan '18 11:42:31 AM lickmyarm120
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* It'sAllAboutMe: Mackenzie. And to a lesser extent, Nikki.

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* It'sAllAboutMe: ItsAllAboutMe: Mackenzie. And to a lesser extent, Nikki.
4th Jan '18 11:42:02 AM lickmyarm120
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* It'sAllAboutMe: Mackenzie. And to a lesser extent, Nikki.
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