History Literature / TheIncredibleWorldsOfWallyMcDoogle

9th Mar '16 11:48:28 PM Eric119
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* HeelFaceTurn: Wally's superhero stories usually end with the villain becoming good. The only exceptions are [[{{Kaiju}} Lizard Lips]] in ''My Life As Alien Monster Bait'' and [[AIIsACrapshoot Toxoid Breath]] in ''My Life As A Broken Bungee Cord''.

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* HeelFaceTurn: Wally's superhero stories usually end with the villain becoming good. The only exceptions are [[{{Kaiju}} Lizard Lips]] in ''My Life As Alien Monster Bait'' and [[AIIsACrapshoot Toxoid Breath]] in ''My Life As A Broken Bungee Cord''. (These are the second and third books respectively in the series, making this a case of EarlyInstallmentWeirdness.)
9th Mar '16 11:24:42 PM Eric119
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* HeelFaceTurn: Wally's superhero stories invariably end with the villain becoming good. The only exceptions are [[{{Kaiju}} Lizard Lips]] in ''My Life As Alien Monster Bait'' and [[AIIsACrapshoot Toxoid Breath]] in ''My Life As A Broke Bungee Cord''.

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* HeelFaceTurn: Wally's superhero stories invariably usually end with the villain becoming good. The only exceptions are [[{{Kaiju}} Lizard Lips]] in ''My Life As Alien Monster Bait'' and [[AIIsACrapshoot Toxoid Breath]] in ''My Life As A Broke Broken Bungee Cord''.
9th Mar '16 5:48:24 PM kablammin45
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* [[spoiler:AllJustADream]]: ''My Life As A Toasted Time Traveler'', ''"My Life As a Splatted Flat Quarterback"'', and ''My Life As a Stupendously Stomped Soccer Star''.

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* [[spoiler:AllJustADream]]: ''My Life As A Toasted Time Traveler'', ''"My ''My Life As a Splatted Flat Quarterback"'', Quarterback'', and ''My Life As a Stupendously Stomped Soccer Star''.



* BrandX: Opera's favorite potato chips are always referred to as "Chippy Chipper Potato Chips".



* InAnotherMansShoes:
** ''My Life As a Blundering Ballerina'': Wall Street and Wally get into a fight over who has the easier life, so they switch lives for a day, doing their various chores, errands, and other such things. [[spoiler: In the end, neither can reach a definitive conclusion over who has it worse.]]
** In the more literal sense: ''My Life As a Splatted Flat Quarterback'', which involves Wally unwittingly flying into the lives and bodies of the people he makes fun of, including the crotchety old school janitor, the local snooty rich kid, Opera, one of his twin brothers, a rock star, and finally a quarterback on the school football team. [[spoiler: The whole ordeal turns out to be AllJustADream, however.]]



* NiceJobBreakingItHero: ''My Life As A Computer Cockroach'': Long story short, Wally's antics with his computer, which [[ItMakesSenseInContext now has the ability to affect reality with what is typed into it]], ultimately lead up to [[spoiler: him inadvertently causing the Y2K bug]].

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* NiceJobBreakingItHero: Given how much of a clumsy guy Wally is, he's (either indirectly or directly) caused quite a few of the problems he has to solve. To whit:
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''My Life As A Computer Cockroach'': Long story short, Wally's antics with his computer, which [[ItMakesSenseInContext now has the ability to affect reality with what is typed into it]], ultimately lead up to [[spoiler: him inadvertently causing the Y2K bug]].bug]].
** ''My Life As A Stupendously Stomped Soccer Star'': After a bad soccer accident, Wally is given the opportunity to change how his life is at the end of every day, but the changes keep causing worse and worse problems until it results in global chaos. [[note]] Best player on the school soccer team: Wall Street and Opera no longer want to be friends with him. Best soccer player in the world, while keeping his friends: Opera [[TookALevelInJerkass becomes a bully]], Wall Street is a school drop-out, and the entire soccer team quit out of inferiority to Wally's skills. Becomes a pro player and leaves school: Wall Street makes so much money that she buys the entire country and subjects Wally to playing soccer players from penitentiaries, Opera begins beating up people for a living, and his family life falls apart. Wishes for no pain: People simply ignore the injuries they get, causing them to die from them and mass mayhem fills the streets. No gravity: Complete and utter chaos, Wall Street and Opera die, and the world begins floating away from the sun, causing everything and everyone to freeze over.[[/note]] [[spoiler: Fortunately, this is one of the books that has an AllJustADream ending.]]
21st Dec '15 5:45:06 PM kablammin45
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* [[EveryoneCallsHimBarkeep Everyone Calls Them Wall Street And Opera]]: Even school officials and the kids' parents. We do eventually find out that Opera's real name is Oliver in ''My Life As a Human Hockey Puck'', but Wall Street's real name is never revealed.
* FatBestFriend: Opera, who is rarely seen without a bag of potato chips in hand.



* OnlyKnownByTheirNickname: Averted for Opera, whose real name was revealed to be Oliver in book 7 "Human Hockey Puck", but played straight with Wall Street, whose real name is not revealed.
6th Dec '15 2:34:53 PM MyFinalEdits
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* JerkJock: Wally's older brothers can be this on occasion, usually via annoying pranks more than anything else.

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* JerkJock: JerkJock:
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Wally's older brothers can be this on occasion, usually via annoying pranks more than anything else.
5th Dec '15 10:21:00 AM kablammin45
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** Book 19, ''My Life as a Cowboy Cowpie'': [[spoiler: Wally, Opera, Wall Street's revenge scheme their complete and utter scumbag of a fellow camper [[JerkWithAHeartOfJerk Chad Diamond]] [[GoneHorriblyWrong goes horribly wrong]], and Chad is left in danger of being torn apart by an angry bull. Despite Chad having been a terrible person to them throughout the book, they still risk their own well-being to save him.]]

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** Book 19, ''My Life as a Cowboy Cowpie'': [[spoiler: Wally, Opera, Wall Street's revenge scheme on their complete and utter scumbag of a fellow camper [[JerkWithAHeartOfJerk Chad Diamond]] [[GoneHorriblyWrong goes horribly wrong]], and Chad is left in danger of being torn apart by an angry bull. Despite Chad having been a terrible person to them throughout the book, they still risk their own well-being to save him.]]
5th Dec '15 10:19:32 AM kablammin45
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** ''My Life as A Cowboy Cowpie'' features a wealthy, good-looking fellow camper at the cowboy camp setting of the book named Chad Diamond, whom Wall Street develops a crush on. It's gets cleared pretty fast that Chad has it in for Wally, pulling several pranks on him over the course of the story, but it's hinted that [[JerkWithAHeartOfGold he may be nicer than he seems]]...[[spoiler: [[JerkWithAHeartOfJerk or not]]. It turns out that he likes to pretend to be the ideal boyfriend to girls, only to embarrass the girl he's with in front of their families by acting like he doesn't know them when the girl introduces them, then laugh when the girl gets distraught afterwards. Wall Street finds this out the hard way. He winds up learning his lesson when he goes through a big-time HumiliationConga that nearly gets him killed in the climax.]]



* SaveTheVillain: Book 14: [[spoiler:My Life as a Screaming Skydiver]]

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* SaveTheVillain: Book 14: [[spoiler:My Life as a Screaming Skydiver]]Skydiver: The spy that Wally has been unknowingly helping accidentally ejects himself out of his own plane without a parachute. Wally dives out after him and hands him an extra parachute.]]
** Book 19, ''My Life as a Cowboy Cowpie'': [[spoiler: Wally, Opera, Wall Street's revenge scheme their complete and utter scumbag of a fellow camper [[JerkWithAHeartOfJerk Chad Diamond]] [[GoneHorriblyWrong goes horribly wrong]], and Chad is left in danger of being torn apart by an angry bull. Despite Chad having been a terrible person to them throughout the book, they still risk their own well-being to save him.]]
3rd Dec '15 9:48:53 AM kablammin45
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* StatusQuoIsGod: Wally's dad wants Wally to 'be a man' and that writing seems lame. Come book #11, where Dad, after [[spoiler: Wally saves the town]], accepts that Wally wants to be a writer and thinks he's a man. Unfortunately, after that book, [[SnapBack Dad's back to wanting Wally to be a man and that writing seems lame.]]

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* StatusQuoIsGod: A recurring plot-line is that Wally's dad wants Wally to 'be a man' and that writing seems lame. Come book #11, where Dad, after [[spoiler: Wally saves the town]], accepts that Wally wants to be a writer and thinks he's a man. Unfortunately, after that book, [[SnapBack Dad's back to wanting Wally to be a man and that writing seems lame.]]
3rd Dec '15 9:46:40 AM kablammin45
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* CharacterDevelopment: Subverted, Wally's dad wants Wally to 'be a man' and that writing seems lame. Come book #11, where Dad, after [[spoiler: Wally saves the town]], accepts that Wally wants to be a writer and thinks he's a man. Unfortunately, after that book, [[SnapBack Dad's back to wanting Wally to be a man and that writing seems lame.]] Though that may be because of how book #11 "Polluted Pond Scum", is the semi-GrandFinale of the series.
** Gary the Gorilla, the local bully, also gets some in the first book, and even seems to be becoming friends with Wally, but it's ''still'' subverted, in all proceeding books, he's back to bullying everyone.


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* ChristmasEpisode: ''My Life As Reindeer Roadkill''. ''My Life as a Belching Baboon'' also takes place around Christmas, but is primarily focused on the [=McDoogle=] family going on a missions trip to Africa to bring Christmas to folks there.


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* StatusQuoIsGod: Wally's dad wants Wally to 'be a man' and that writing seems lame. Come book #11, where Dad, after [[spoiler: Wally saves the town]], accepts that Wally wants to be a writer and thinks he's a man. Unfortunately, after that book, [[SnapBack Dad's back to wanting Wally to be a man and that writing seems lame.]]
** Gary the Gorilla, the local bully, also gets some CharacterDevelopment in the first book, and by the end even seems to be becoming friends with Wally, but for whatever reason, this is ignored as, in all proceeding books, he's back to bullying everyone.
2nd Dec '15 8:06:59 PM kablammin45
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* IdiosyncraticEpisodeNaming: "My Life as...(something)"
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