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2nd Apr '17 3:21:23 AM Sablecube
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The TropeNamer is the 1992 film ''Film/TheCryingGame''.[[note]]And indirectly, [[http://lyrics.wikia.com/Boy_George:The_Crying_Game the eponymous 1960s British pop song that has been covered by many artists.]][[/note]] You likely already know that [[UnsettlingGenderReveal the main character's love interest is a]] [[{{Transsexual}}transgender woman.]] Creator/WilliamGoldman noted that knowing the secret actually [[RewatchBonus made the film a much better movie]].

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The TropeNamer is the 1992 film ''Film/TheCryingGame''.[[note]]And indirectly, [[http://lyrics.wikia.com/Boy_George:The_Crying_Game the eponymous 1960s British pop song that has been covered by many artists.]][[/note]] You likely already know that [[UnsettlingGenderReveal the main character's love interest is a]] [[{{Transsexual}}transgender [[{{Transsexual}} transgender woman.]] Creator/WilliamGoldman noted that knowing the secret actually [[RewatchBonus made the film a much better movie]].
2nd Apr '17 3:21:00 AM Sablecube
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The TropeNamer is the 1992 film ''Film/TheCryingGame''.[[note]]And indirectly, [[http://lyrics.wikia.com/Boy_George:The_Crying_Game the eponymous 1960s British pop song that has been covered by many artists.]][[/note]] You likely already know that [[UnsettlingGenderReveal the main character's love interest is a]] [[{{Transsexual}} pre-operative transgender woman.]] Creator/WilliamGoldman noted that knowing the secret actually [[RewatchBonus made the film a much better movie]].

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The TropeNamer is the 1992 film ''Film/TheCryingGame''.[[note]]And indirectly, [[http://lyrics.wikia.com/Boy_George:The_Crying_Game the eponymous 1960s British pop song that has been covered by many artists.]][[/note]] You likely already know that [[UnsettlingGenderReveal the main character's love interest is a]] [[{{Transsexual}} pre-operative transgender [[{{Transsexual}}transgender woman.]] Creator/WilliamGoldman noted that knowing the secret actually [[RewatchBonus made the film a much better movie]].
25th Dec '16 8:43:50 AM Morgenthaler
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The TropeNamer is the 1992 film ''Film/TheCryingGame''.[[note]]And indirectly, [[http://lyrics.wikia.com/Boy_George:The_Crying_Game the eponymous 1960s British pop song that has been covered by many artists.]][[/note]] You likely already know that [[UnsettlingGenderReveal the main character's love interest is a]] [[{{Transsexual}} pre-operative transgender woman.]] WilliamGoldman noted that knowing the secret actually [[RewatchBonus made the film a much better movie]].

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The TropeNamer is the 1992 film ''Film/TheCryingGame''.[[note]]And indirectly, [[http://lyrics.wikia.com/Boy_George:The_Crying_Game the eponymous 1960s British pop song that has been covered by many artists.]][[/note]] You likely already know that [[UnsettlingGenderReveal the main character's love interest is a]] [[{{Transsexual}} pre-operative transgender woman.]] WilliamGoldman Creator/WilliamGoldman noted that knowing the secret actually [[RewatchBonus made the film a much better movie]].
6th Dec '15 9:04:20 AM Kitchen90
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The TropeNamer is the 1992 film ''Film/TheCryingGame''.[[note]]And indirectly, [[http://lyrics.wikia.com/Boy_George:The_Crying_Game the eponymous song.]][[/note]] You likely already know that [[UnsettlingGenderReveal the main character's love interest is a]] [[{{Transsexual}} pre-operative transgender woman.]] WilliamGoldman noted that knowing the secret actually [[RewatchBonus made the film a much better movie]]. The name also links to the British pop song "The Crying Game", which has the trope name as its first lyric.

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The TropeNamer is the 1992 film ''Film/TheCryingGame''.[[note]]And indirectly, [[http://lyrics.wikia.com/Boy_George:The_Crying_Game the eponymous song.1960s British pop song that has been covered by many artists.]][[/note]] You likely already know that [[UnsettlingGenderReveal the main character's love interest is a]] [[{{Transsexual}} pre-operative transgender woman.]] WilliamGoldman noted that knowing the secret actually [[RewatchBonus made the film a much better movie]]. The name also links to the British pop song "The Crying Game", which has the trope name as its first lyric.
movie]].
6th Dec '15 9:02:42 AM Kitchen90
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The TropeNamer is the 1992 film ''Film/TheCryingGame''.[[note]]And indirectly, [[http://lyrics.wikia.com/Boy_George:The_Crying_Game the eponymous song.]][[/note]] You likely already know that [[UnsettlingGenderReveal the main character's love interest is a]] [[{{Transsexual}} pre-operative transgender woman.]] WilliamGoldman noted that knowing the secret actually [[RewatchBonus made the film a much better movie]].

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The TropeNamer is the 1992 film ''Film/TheCryingGame''.[[note]]And indirectly, [[http://lyrics.wikia.com/Boy_George:The_Crying_Game the eponymous song.]][[/note]] You likely already know that [[UnsettlingGenderReveal the main character's love interest is a]] [[{{Transsexual}} pre-operative transgender woman.]] WilliamGoldman noted that knowing the secret actually [[RewatchBonus made the film a much better movie]].
movie]]. The name also links to the British pop song "The Crying Game", which has the trope name as its first lyric.



''No examples, please. Like ItWasHisSled, this just defines a fan-speak term.''

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''No examples, please. Like ItWasHisSled, this just defines a fan-speak term.''''
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26th Oct '15 10:13:24 PM hello86
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The TropeNamer is the 1992 film ''Film/TheCryingGame''.[[note]]And indirectly, [[http://lyrics.wikia.com/Boy_George:The_Crying_Game the eponymous song.]][[/note]] You likely already know that [[UnsettlingGenderReveal the main character's love interest is a]] [[{{Transsexual}} pre-operative transgender]] woman.]] WilliamGoldman noted that knowing the secret actually [[RewatchBonus made the film a much better movie]].

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The TropeNamer is the 1992 film ''Film/TheCryingGame''.[[note]]And indirectly, [[http://lyrics.wikia.com/Boy_George:The_Crying_Game the eponymous song.]][[/note]] You likely already know that [[UnsettlingGenderReveal the main character's love interest is a]] [[{{Transsexual}} pre-operative transgender]] transgender woman.]] WilliamGoldman noted that knowing the secret actually [[RewatchBonus made the film a much better movie]].
26th Oct '15 10:13:04 PM hello86
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The TropeNamer is the 1992 film ''Film/TheCryingGame''.[[note]]And indirectly, [[http://lyrics.wikia.com/Boy_George:The_Crying_Game the eponymous song.]][[/note]] You likely already know that [[UnsettlingGenderReveal the main character's love interest is a [[{{Transsexual}} pre-operative transgender]] woman.]] WilliamGoldman noted that knowing the secret actually [[RewatchBonus made the film a much better movie]].

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The TropeNamer is the 1992 film ''Film/TheCryingGame''.[[note]]And indirectly, [[http://lyrics.wikia.com/Boy_George:The_Crying_Game the eponymous song.]][[/note]] You likely already know that [[UnsettlingGenderReveal the main character's love interest is a a]] [[{{Transsexual}} pre-operative transgender]] woman.]] WilliamGoldman noted that knowing the secret actually [[RewatchBonus made the film a much better movie]].
16th Oct '15 7:57:44 AM KarjamP
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The TropeNamer is the 1992 film ''Film/TheCryingGame''.[[note]]And indirectly, [[http://lyrics.wikia.com/Boy_George:The_Crying_Game the eponymous song.]][[/note]] You likely already know that [[spoiler:[[UnsettlingGenderReveal the main character's love interest is a]] [[{{Transsexual}} pre-operative transgender]] woman.]] WilliamGoldman noted that knowing the secret actually [[RewatchBonus made the film a much better movie]].

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The TropeNamer is the 1992 film ''Film/TheCryingGame''.[[note]]And indirectly, [[http://lyrics.wikia.com/Boy_George:The_Crying_Game the eponymous song.]][[/note]] You likely already know that [[spoiler:[[UnsettlingGenderReveal [[UnsettlingGenderReveal the main character's love interest is a]] a [[{{Transsexual}} pre-operative transgender]] woman.]] WilliamGoldman noted that knowing the secret actually [[RewatchBonus made the film a much better movie]].
14th May '15 11:03:42 PM bt8257
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If you had no clue what this meant before, then this is an example of PopculturalOsmosisFailure.

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If you had no clue what this meant before, then this is an example of PopculturalOsmosisFailure.
PopCulturalOsmosisFailure.
18th Aug '14 9:56:11 PM lucy24
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Contrast with ItWasHisSled. The former means everybody knows what the spoiler is. This means that ''the only thing'' most people know about the work is the spoiler.

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Contrast with ItWasHisSled. The former latter means everybody knows what the spoiler is. This "Crying Game" means that ''the only thing'' most people know about the work is the spoiler.
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