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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.
28th Mar '14 9:04:10 AM Angeldeb82
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See also LateArrivalSpoiler, when the company that makes it gives away a spoiler in the sequel's ads. Often a cause of WatchItForTheMeme. If it happens on the first chapter of a series, it's a FirstEpisodeSpoiler. See also EverybodyKnowsThat and BestKnownForTheFanservice.

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See also LateArrivalSpoiler, when the company that makes it gives away a spoiler in the sequel's ads. Often a cause of WatchItForTheMeme. If it happens on the first chapter of a series, it's a FirstEpisodeSpoiler. See also EverybodyKnowsThat JustForFun/EverybodyKnowsThat and BestKnownForTheFanservice.
28th Mar '14 9:03:40 AM Angeldeb82
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See also LateArrivalSpoiler, when the company that makes it gives away a spoiler in the sequel's ads. Often a cause of WatchItForTheMeme. If it happens on the first chapter of a series, it's a FirstEpisodeSpoiler. See also EverybodyKnowsThat and EverybodyRemembersTheStripper.

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See also LateArrivalSpoiler, when the company that makes it gives away a spoiler in the sequel's ads. Often a cause of WatchItForTheMeme. If it happens on the first chapter of a series, it's a FirstEpisodeSpoiler. See also EverybodyKnowsThat and EverybodyRemembersTheStripper.
BestKnownForTheFanservice.
3rd Nov '13 9:17:40 AM FromtheWordsofBR
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''No examples please. Like ItWasHisSled, this just defines a fan-speak term.''

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