History Literature / TheUglyBarnacle

12th Jan '17 8:28:56 PM Rmpdc
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* CharacterDeath: [[spoiler: ''Everyone'' dies at ''the second sentence of the story''.]]



* {{Troperiffic}}: The story is only 13 words long (15 if you count TheEnd), but it has 136 tropes, plus another 40 under [[YMMV/TheUglyBarnacle YMMV]], [[Characters/TheUglyBarnacle 35 character tropes]], and [[Trivia/TheUglyBarnacle 5 on the Trivia page]], approximating to 16 tropes ''[[UpToEleven per word]]''.

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* {{Troperiffic}}: The story is only 13 words long (15 if you count TheEnd), but it has 136 137 tropes, plus another 40 under [[YMMV/TheUglyBarnacle YMMV]], [[Characters/TheUglyBarnacle 35 character tropes]], and [[Trivia/TheUglyBarnacle 5 on the Trivia page]], approximating to 16 tropes ''[[UpToEleven per word]]''.
9th Jan '17 8:04:12 PM Josef5678
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* KilledOffForReal: [[spoiler: ''everyone'' at the end.]]

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* KilledOffForReal: [[spoiler: ''everyone'' ''Everyone'' at the end.]]
9th Jan '17 6:54:35 PM Rmpdc
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* KilledOffForReal: [[spoiler: ''everyone'' at the end.]]



* SurprisinglySuddenDeath: One of many interpretations on how [[spoiler: everyone died from the barnacle's mere ugliness, was, being exposed to it, and then just dying in an instant.]]

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* SurprisinglySuddenDeath: One of many interpretations on how [[spoiler: everyone died from the barnacle's mere ugliness, was, simply being exposed to it, the mere sight of the barnacle, and then just dying in an instant.]]



* {{Troperiffic}}: The story is only 13 words long (15 if you count TheEnd), but it has 135 tropes, plus another 40 under [[YMMV/TheUglyBarnacle YMMV]], [[Characters/TheUglyBarnacle 35 character tropes]], and [[Trivia/TheUglyBarnacle 5 on the Trivia page]], approximating to 16 tropes ''[[UpToEleven per word]]''.

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* {{Troperiffic}}: The story is only 13 words long (15 if you count TheEnd), but it has 135 136 tropes, plus another 40 under [[YMMV/TheUglyBarnacle YMMV]], [[Characters/TheUglyBarnacle 35 character tropes]], and [[Trivia/TheUglyBarnacle 5 on the Trivia page]], approximating to 16 tropes ''[[UpToEleven per word]]''.
9th Jan '17 6:51:36 PM Rmpdc
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* SurprisinglySuddenDeath: One of many interpretations on how [[spoiler: everyone died from the barnacle's mere ugliness, was, being exposed to it, and then just dying in an instant.]]
9th Jan '17 6:49:28 PM Rmpdc
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* DullSurprise: Patrick maintains the same incredulous facial expression and tone of voice throughout the entire story, [[spoiler:even while delivering the WhamLine.]]



* DroppedABridgeOnHim: [[spoiler: On pretty much ''everyone'' at the end, succumbing to the Barnacle's mere ugliness.]]
* DullSurprise: Patrick maintains the same incredulous facial expression and tone of voice throughout the entire story, [[spoiler:even while delivering the WhamLine.]]



* {{Troperiffic}}: The story is only 13 words long (15 if you count TheEnd), but it has 134 tropes, plus another 40 under [[YMMV/TheUglyBarnacle YMMV]], [[Characters/TheUglyBarnacle 35 character tropes]], and [[Trivia/TheUglyBarnacle 5 on the Trivia page]], approximating to 16 tropes ''[[UpToEleven per word]]''.

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* {{Troperiffic}}: The story is only 13 words long (15 if you count TheEnd), but it has 134 135 tropes, plus another 40 under [[YMMV/TheUglyBarnacle YMMV]], [[Characters/TheUglyBarnacle 35 character tropes]], and [[Trivia/TheUglyBarnacle 5 on the Trivia page]], approximating to 16 tropes ''[[UpToEleven per word]]''.
9th Jan '17 6:33:54 PM Prinzenick
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* TakeOurWordForIt: The story doesn't explain how the mere appearance of the Barnacle, who is vaguely described with the subjective term "Ugly", is able to [[spoiler: kill everyone]], unless the word wasn't meant to be taken literally and was meant to imply something more sinister or dangerous about the barnacle, most likely a physical feature of it.



* {{Troperiffic}}: The story is only 13 words long (15 if you count TheEnd), but it has 133 tropes, plus another 40 under [[YMMV/TheUglyBarnacle YMMV]], [[Characters/TheUglyBarnacle 35 character tropes]], and [[Trivia/TheUglyBarnacle 5 on the Trivia page]], approximating to 16 tropes ''[[UpToEleven per word]]''.

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* {{Troperiffic}}: The story is only 13 words long (15 if you count TheEnd), but it has 133 134 tropes, plus another 40 under [[YMMV/TheUglyBarnacle YMMV]], [[Characters/TheUglyBarnacle 35 character tropes]], and [[Trivia/TheUglyBarnacle 5 on the Trivia page]], approximating to 16 tropes ''[[UpToEleven per word]]''.
9th Jan '17 6:10:40 PM Prinzenick
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Compare to ''Literature/HemingwaysSixWordStory'', another tale famous for it's ultra-minimalist prose.
20th Nov '16 1:04:05 AM Tuckerscreator
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->''"Once, there was an ugly barnacle. He was so ugly that everyone died. The end..."''

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->''"Once, there was an ugly barnacle. He was so ugly that everyone died. The end...end."''
18th Nov '16 11:44:09 AM Josef5678
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* {{Troperiffic}}: The story is only 13 words long (15 if you count TheEnd), but it has 132 tropes, plus another 40 under [[YMMV/TheUglyBarnacle YMMV]], [[Characters/TheUglyBarnacle 35 character tropes]], and [[Trivia/TheUglyBarnacle 5 on the Trivia page]], approximating to 16 tropes ''[[UpToEleven per word]]''.

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* {{Troperiffic}}: The story is only 13 words long (15 if you count TheEnd), but it has 132 133 tropes, plus another 40 under [[YMMV/TheUglyBarnacle YMMV]], [[Characters/TheUglyBarnacle 35 character tropes]], and [[Trivia/TheUglyBarnacle 5 on the Trivia page]], approximating to 16 tropes ''[[UpToEleven per word]]''.
18th Nov '16 5:40:35 AM LordGravy
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* {{Patricide}}: It's implied that the barnacle had a father, [[spoiler: and said-father had died from the sight of his son's ugliness.]]
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