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14th Oct '16 8:51:56 AM dlchen145
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When a shy or frumpy girl is embroiled in an adventure, by the end of it she has come out of her shell and often gotten sexier and/or more {{badass}}.

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When a shy or frumpy girl is embroiled in an adventure, by the end of it she has come out of her shell and often gotten sexier and/or more {{badass}}.badass.



When you want to show that the situation is horrible, make sure your [[{{Badass}} toughest character]] is scared!

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When you want to show that the situation is horrible, make sure your [[{{Badass}} badass toughest character]] is scared!



Catching bullets translates into instant {{Badass}}.

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Catching bullets translates into instant {{Badass}}.badass.



A {{Badass}} uses his cigar to light the fuse on a stick of dynamite.

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A {{Badass}} badass uses his cigar to light the fuse on a stick of dynamite.



If a character uses an [[ImprobableWeaponUser unusual weapon]], that indicates that they're more {{badass}} than everyone else.

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If a character uses an [[ImprobableWeaponUser unusual weapon]], that indicates that they're more {{badass}} badass than everyone else.



Quiet, internal [[{{Angst}} angsting]] done by real men and [[{{Badass}} bad-asses]].

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Quiet, internal [[{{Angst}} angsting]] done by real men and [[{{Badass}} bad-asses]].badasses.



The lithe, athletic walk of the perennial {{badass}}.

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The lithe, athletic walk of the perennial {{badass}}.badass.



A bumbling, perfectly normal NiceGuy who gets mixed up in something dangerous, and by sheer luck does the sort of things that convinces everyone he must be insanely {{badass}}.

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A bumbling, perfectly normal NiceGuy who gets mixed up in something dangerous, and by sheer luck does the sort of things that convinces everyone he must be insanely {{badass}}.badass.
14th Oct '16 8:50:03 AM dlchen145
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A girl who is as much of a {{Badass}} as any of the boys.

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A girl who is as much of a {{Badass}} badass as any of the boys.
21st Sep '16 12:59:28 PM Eddy1215
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* IsleOfGiantHorrors \\
Being trapped on an island inhabited by giant monsters.
27th Jun '16 6:40:14 PM Eddy1215
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* BeastInTheMaze \\
A character must avoid a horrific monster within a complex labyrinth.
25th Jun '16 6:54:24 AM ANTMuddle
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* MustStateIfYoureACop\\
[[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin When asked]] by a character being interrogated for whatever reason.
16th Jun '16 3:00:27 AM foxley
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* RisingWaterRisingTension \\
Slowly (or rapidly) rising flood waters create new hazards and a sense of urgency.
6th Jan '16 4:22:00 PM hamza678
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* GalleySlave \\
The hero is enslaved and forced to work as a galley rower.


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* SlaveGalley\\
The hero is enslaved and forced to work as a galley rower.
6th Aug '15 12:51:40 PM MarkLungo
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Male equivalent of the ActionMom

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Male equivalent of the ActionMomActionMom.



A girl who is as much of a {{Badass}} as any of the boys

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A girl who is as much of a {{Badass}} as any of the boysboys.
6th Aug '15 12:05:21 PM DiamondJim
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* ActionGirl\\
A girl who is as much of a {{Badass}} as any of the boys
18th Jun '15 10:36:00 AM justanid
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Elements used for exciting sequences, or primarily only found in stories about adventure.

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Elements used for exciting sequences, or primarily only found in stories about adventure. Related is {{Spectacle}}.



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