History Literature / DorkDiaries

27th Jul '16 4:44:39 AM MichaelKatsuro
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** In ''Not-So-Dorky Drama Queen'': "Yay me!"
*** BorrowedCatchphrase: Nikki uses it at the end of the book, after [=MacKenzie=] used it a thousand times in her diary entries.

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** In ''Not-So-Dorky Drama Queen'': "Yay me!"
*** BorrowedCatchphrase:
me!" [[BorrowedCatchphrase Nikki uses it at the end of the book, after [=MacKenzie=] used it a thousand times in her diary entries.]]
27th May '16 8:42:56 AM MichaelKatsuro
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* {{Animesque}}: Nikki is an artist who draws pictures in manga style and stick figure style.

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* {{Animesque}}: Nikki is an artist who draws pictures in manga manga-esque style and stick figure style.
21st May '16 1:01:08 PM Morgenthaler
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* BlondesAreEvil: The two most evil characters in the series, [[AlphaBitch MacKenzie]] and [[BetaBitch Jessica]], are both blonde.
6th Feb '16 8:47:00 AM Rubyleaf
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* GirlishPigtails: How Nikki's hair is usually worn. Her pigtails indicate that she's a girly girl.

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* GirlishPigtails: How Nikki's Both Nikki and Brianna wear their hair is usually worn. Her pigtails indicate that she's a girly girl.like this, and they're both pretty girly.



* LoveTriangle: Nikki and [=MacKenzie=] both like Brandon. Brandon is implied to like Nikki back.

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* LoveTriangle: Nikki and [=MacKenzie=] both like Brandon. Brandon is implied to like pretty obviously likes Nikki back.back, but she remains [[ObliviousToLove clueless]].



* MeaningfulName: Nikki is Japanese for diary. The art style is {{Animesque}}.

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* MeaningfulName: Nikki is Japanese for diary. The art style is {{Animesque}}. (It might not even have been done on purpose though, as Nikki also shares a name with the author's daughter and might have been named after her.)
25th Jan '16 9:32:04 AM Rubyleaf
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* LockedInTheBathroom: Nikki locks herself there when she's upset and/or very embarrassed. Which happens often.
** [[spoiler:[=MacKenzie=] ends up doing it too when the popular kids at her new school come across the bug video that ''[[HoistByHisOwnPetard she]]'' [[HoistByHisOwnPetard posted online in an attempt to frame Nikki for cyberbullying.]]]]
15th Jan '16 8:36:31 AM Rubyleaf
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* RunningGag: [=MacKenzie=] "sashaying" away, and Nikki then commenting on how much she hates that.

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* RunningGag: RunningGag:
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[=MacKenzie=] "sashaying" away, and Nikki then commenting on how much she hates that.


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** Chloe and Zoey spying on Nikki and Brandon, especially when they have a moment in the library.
10th Jan '16 8:57:05 AM Rubyleaf
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* SnarkToSnarkCombat: A longer exchange between Nikki and [=MacKenzie=] is likely to play out this way, with both of them throwing [[VolleyingInsults increasingly creative insults]] at each other as the fight goes on.



* TwoTimerDate: At the climax of the second book, Nikki tries to: hang out with Chloe and Zoey at the Halloween dance ([[ItMakesSenseInContext dressed as trash bags]]); be Brandon's date at the Halloween dance (dressed as Juliet); and help out at Brianna's ballet class Halloween party (dressed as a giant rat). It doesn't work out very well.

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* TwoTimerDate: At the climax of the second book, Nikki tries to: hang out with Chloe and Zoey at the Halloween dance ([[ItMakesSenseInContext dressed as trash bags]]); be Brandon's date at the Halloween dance (dressed as Juliet); and help out at Brianna's ballet class Halloween party (dressed as a giant rat). [[EpicFail It doesn't work out very well.]]
10th Jan '16 8:46:41 AM Rubyleaf
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* AlmostKiss: [[spoiler:Happens twice between Nikki and Brandon. They get interrupted by [=MacKenzie=] both times. They do get a real kiss between those two scenes though.]]



* HappyDance: Nikki does "Snoopy happy dance" when she's pleased.

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* HappyDance: Nikki does the "Snoopy happy dance" when she's pleased.


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* ImagineSpot: The series is chock-full of them. They range from Nikki imagining [=MacKenzie=] as a literal ice or drama queen to Brandon being abducted by aliens.
9th Jan '16 9:27:19 AM Rubyleaf
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* CashCowFranchise: The Princess Sugar Plum franchise is this InUniverse. The amounts of merch it gets are ridiculous, and Princess Sugar Plum valentines are sold out everywhere, except for the grocery store.



* ShoutOut: In the third book, Nikki says she often sings ''Don't Stop Believin''' because her dad loves it, and she finds it funny how everyone loves it again "because it's on [[Series/{{Glee}} a TV show.]]

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* ShoutOut: In the third book, Nikki says she often sings ''Don't Stop Believin''' because her dad loves it, and she finds it funny how everyone loves it again "because it's on [[Series/{{Glee}} a TV show.]]]]"
21st Oct '15 11:15:33 AM fruitstripegum
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There are 9 books so far, as well as a companion.

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There are 9 10 books so far, as well as a companion.




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* Book Ten: ''Dork Diaries: Tales from a Not-So-Perfect Pet Sitter ''
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http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/article_history.php?article=Literature.DorkDiaries