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18th Jun '18 8:39:39 PM Eldritcho
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29th May '18 11:24:22 PM ImpudentInfidel
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* DidntThinkThisTrough: Hoo-Lan's attempt to slow human technological advancement (which to alien eyes had far outpaced social advancements) by introducing television. It just accelerated it, while slowing down social development even more.

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* DidntThinkThisTrough: DidntThinkThisThrough: Hoo-Lan's attempt to slow human technological advancement (which to alien eyes had far outpaced social advancements) by introducing television. It just accelerated it, while slowing down social development even more.
29th May '18 11:23:23 PM ImpudentInfidel
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* DidNotThinkThisTrough: Hoo-Lan's attempt to slow human technological advancement (which to alien eyes had far outpaced social advancements) by introducing television. It just accelerated it, while slowing down social development even more.

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* DidNotThinkThisTrough: DidntThinkThisTrough: Hoo-Lan's attempt to slow human technological advancement (which to alien eyes had far outpaced social advancements) by introducing television. It just accelerated it, while slowing down social development even more.
30th Mar '18 11:30:57 AM ImpudentInfidel
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* DidNotThinkThisTrough: Hoo-Lan's attempt to slow human technological advancement (which to alien eyes had far outpaced social advancements) by introducing television. It just accelerated it, while slowing down social development even more.
24th Jan '18 12:37:15 PM infernape612
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Book three completely changes gears, as Peter discovers that the aliens are not necessarily dangerous and ends up living with them as a guest on a gigantic alien exploratory vessel. He learns that that Broxholm had been sent by an alien council who has decided to put HumanityOnTrial to find a proof whether or not HumansAreTheRealMonsters. In the final installment the kid and alien characters team up and embark on a research mission to explore the nature of humanity and determine whether the earth can be saved.

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Book three completely changes gears, as Peter discovers that the aliens are not necessarily dangerous and ends up living with them as a guest on a gigantic alien exploratory vessel. He learns that that Broxholm had been sent by an alien council who has decided to put HumanityOnTrial to find a proof whether or not HumansAreTheRealMonsters. In the final installment the kid and alien characters team up and embark on a research mission to explore the nature of humanity and determine whether the earth can be saved.
26th Sep '17 8:28:03 PM AnoneMouseJr
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* KryptoniteFactor: Broxholm ''despises'' human music, which is so painful to his ears that it can incapacitate him.

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* KryptoniteFactor: Broxholm ''despises'' human music, which is so painful to his ears that it can incapacitate him. Peter later notes that he had special ear filters installed after the incident at the end of the first book as a counter.
27th Apr '17 10:50:08 PM jerodast
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* StayWithTheAliens: The first book ends with Peter Thompson deciding to go with Bloxholm, since his father's indifferent to his existence and he believes no one will miss him. The next three books more or less deconstruct this decision.

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* StayWithTheAliens: The first book ends with Peter Thompson deciding to go with Bloxholm, Broxholm, since his father's indifferent to his existence and he believes no one will miss him. The next three books more or less deconstruct this decision.
8th Feb '17 5:27:49 PM Nicoaln
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* AcceptableBreaksFromReality: Inventory is shared.


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* FunnyForeigner: The lunch ladies and the janitors speak with very heavy accents, and the janitor even speaks with syntax similar to this trope. Apparently they come from a {{Ruritania}}.


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* OhCrap: A transmission the characters can listen to instructs the alien to abduct following students: Susan Simmons, Duncan Dougal, and Peter Thompson. Naturally the characters aren't fond of hearing this.
8th Feb '17 5:21:01 PM Nicoaln
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* DawsonCasting: Averted, it sounds like real kids around the age of the main protagonists are voicing them, along with the other kids.
8th Feb '17 5:20:41 PM Nicoaln
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The first book was also adapted into a video game by 7th Level and Byron Press Multimedia company. Due to the creator being defunct, [[KeepCirculatingTheTapes it's very hard to find a copy these days]].


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!!The game features example of:

* DawsonCasting: Averted, it sounds like real kids around the age of the main protagonists are voicing them, along with the other kids.
* DevelopersForesight: Some characters react differently if you are talking to them via Susan, Duncan, or Peter. For example, the principal's secretary will scowl at Duncan if he asks to see the lost and found, and the principal will, if Susan or Peter are sent to detention, say "This is very unlike you."
* DisproportionateRetribution: If Duncan's teacher for first period catches him shooting a slingshot, she drops his grade by a point.
* FelonyMisdemeanor: You can get your character put in detention for ''getting hit by stink bombs''.
* LaserGuidedAmnesia: Any students rescued.
* MultipleEndings: The three kids all have their own ways of escaping at the very end, either by negotiating with the alien leader, calling the press, or shooting their way out.
* TheNineties: The fashion and the computers.
* PragmaticAdaptation: In order to make it more of a video game and add some replay value, the teacher who is the alien is randomized each playthrough.
* SpaceCompression: That school is nowhere ''near'' the size a school ''should'' be.
* UnexpectedGameplayChange: The game is a point and click adventure game, however, if one is going for Duncan's ending then it will turn into a pseudo-first person shooter game.
* {{Unwinnable}}: The minigame where stink bombs are thrown at your character. It's unknown if it's by mistake or by design.
* VideoGameCrueltyPotential: Shoot that person who keeps raising his hand right in the head with your slingshot. Or throw water on random teachers. You know you want to.
** VideoGameCrueltyPunishment: The former causes you to have to restart the minigame (if this offence makes you acquire your third check mark), makes the teacher yell at you, and the latter will get your character placed in detention.
* WeirdnessCensor: Some students are ''obviously'' androids... and speak robotically, but then change to a much more emotional tone. Similarly you can throw water (or do something else) and reveal a teacher as an alien... and nobody bats an eyelash.
** Similarly, teachers don't seem to mind too much if you're playing hookey in the library.
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