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18th Sep '17 11:02:22 AM MathsAngelicVersion
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* WritersCannotDoMath: Hazel incorrectly believes that the infinite set between zero and two is larger than the infinite set between zero and one. However, WordOfGod states that it was intentional, as he didnít want his characters to always be right.
** A kind of [[MindScrew mind screwy]] subversion is that this is actually true, wrong, and backwards all the the same time. Two sets of infinity can be the same, just as easy as one can be bigger than the other. 0 to 1 could be the same, smaller, or BIGGER than 0 to 2. It really depends on what definition of infinity you use and who you ask.

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* WritersCannotDoMath: While she's right that some infinities are larger than other infinities, Hazel incorrectly believes that the infinite set between zero and two is larger than the infinite set between zero and one. However, WordOfGod states that it was intentional, as he didnít want his characters to always be right.
** A kind
right.[[note]]This is assuming we're looking at the cardinality of [[MindScrew mind screwy]] subversion is the sets. For some MindScrew, consider that this is actually using different definitions of infinity can lead to the statement being true, wrong, and backwards all the the same time. Two sets of infinity can be the same, just as easy as one can be bigger than the other. 0 to 1 could be the same, smaller, or BIGGER ''bigger'' than 0 to 2. It really depends on what definition of infinity you use and who you ask.[[/note]]
18th Aug '17 9:14:28 PM HamburgerTime
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* InsufferableGenius: Peter Van Houten is an extremely intelligent but deeply unpleasant man who deliberately speaks in complex philosophical dilemmas and advanced math problems for the sole purpose of annoying people.
8th Aug '17 11:46:08 PM AgentKyles
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* CaliforniaDoubling: Pittsburgh will play Indianapolis in the movie, due to Pennsylvania offering more generous film-production tax credits than Indiana.



* CompletelyDifferentTitle:
** The Norwegian title of the book is "Fuck fate." No, really.[[note]]HilariousInHindsight, since WebVideo/HonestTrailers' take on the film gives the film the alternate title ''Cancer F*cking Sucks''[[/note]].
** In Sweden the book is called "Förr eller senare exploderar jag", meaning "Sooner or later I'll explode".
** In German it's called "Das Schicksal ist ein mieser Verräter" meaning "Destiny is a mean traitor".
26th Jun '17 1:17:40 PM JamesAustin
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[[caption-width-right:290:"I can't tell you how thankful I am for our little infinity."]]
->''I fell in love the way you fall asleep: slowly, and then all at once.''

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[[caption-width-right:290:"I [[caption-width-right:290:''"I can't tell you how thankful I am for our little infinity."]]
->''I
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->''"I
fell in love the way you fall asleep: slowly, and then all at once.''"''
25th Jun '17 11:25:07 AM Jayalaw
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* AdultFear: Hazel frets about the negative effect that her cancer has on her loved ones, especially her parents. She also discusses how most cancer tropes just limit you to a character who exists for their disease to be romanticized.
** Hazel's parents have witnessed their daughter nearly die in the ICU when she was thirteen, and her mother was sobbing that she would no longer be a mom anymore. Later on, in the novel and movie she screams out in pain and they have to take her to the hospital in the middle of the night, when her dad has to carry her. Hazel is extremely relieved when her mother says [[spoiler:she's looking into social work to help other families going through a similar situation, and that she will always be Hazel's mom no matter what happens.]]
** Meanwhile Gus's parents are also looking out for him, but Gus DrivesLikeCrazy, insists on going on a trip without them [[spoiler:after finding out his cancer has returned]], and [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking carries around unlit cigarettes]]. We see rather than hear that they try to be optimists, with the motivational posters at his house, while they indulge Gus's wishes like buying a nice suit for him to wear in case he didn't survive his first operation.
23rd May '17 3:25:00 PM Skyte100
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** A kind of [[MindScrew mind screwy]] subversion is that this is actually true, wrong, and backwards all the the same time. Two sets of infinity can be the same, just as easy as one can be bigger than the other. 0 to 1 could be the same, smaller, or BIGGER than 0 to 2. It really depends on what definition of infinity you use and who you ask.
9th Apr '17 4:02:23 PM NightShade96
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* LaughOfLove: Hazel and Augustus tend to do this quite frequently around each other, [[spoiler:at least until Augustus' condition worsens, eventually resulting in his death.]]
5th Apr '17 1:55:31 PM Jhonny
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* FreestateAmsterdam: Mostly averted (Creator/JohnGreen ''really'' likes Amsterdam and goes whenever chance he gets), although the 16-year-old protagonists are served champagne in a restaurant quite openly.

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* FreestateAmsterdam: Mostly averted (Creator/JohnGreen ''really'' likes Amsterdam and goes whenever chance he gets), although the 16-year-old protagonists are served champagne in a restaurant quite openly. Which, at the time the book came out, was perfectly legal under Dutch law.
20th Nov '16 5:16:21 AM darkchiefy
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* Egging: Hazel and Augustus help Isaac throw eggs at his ex-girlfriend's car. They're caught by her mum.

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* Egging: {{Egging}}: Hazel and Augustus help Isaac throw eggs at his ex-girlfriend's car. They're caught by her mum.
20th Nov '16 5:15:40 AM darkchiefy
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* Egging: Hazel and Augustus help Isaac throw eggs at his ex-girlfriend's car. They're caught by her mum.
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