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3rd Jun '16 8:25:09 AM DaibhidC
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** In ''Discworld/GoingPostal'', it's noted that looking like a piglet having a bright idea and sounding like a yappy gog doesn't ''necessarily'' mean Horsefry's an obnoxious UpperClassTwit, in much the same way as wearing red robes and a wig and sitting at the front of the courtroom doesn't necessarily mean someone's a judge.

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** In ''Discworld/GoingPostal'', it's noted that looking like a piglet having a bright idea and sounding like a yappy gog dog doesn't ''necessarily'' mean Horsefry's an obnoxious UpperClassTwit, in much the same way as wearing red robes and a wig and sitting at the front of the courtroom doesn't necessarily mean someone's a judge.
30th May '16 3:10:10 PM TheOneWhoTropes
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** Particularly bad in [[WesternAnimation/TheTransformers the original animated series]] and ''[[TransformersCybertron Cybertron]]'', where (in a bizarre variation on MorphicResonance) characters' bodies include [[KibblesAndBits vehicle mode parts]] for vehicles they ''don't actually turn into yet'', making it seem like quite a coincidence that the hood of a Lamborghini Countach just ''happens'' to look exactly like Sideswipe's chest.

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** Particularly bad in [[WesternAnimation/TheTransformers the original animated series]] and ''[[TransformersCybertron ''[[Anime/TransformersCybertron Cybertron]]'', where (in a bizarre variation on MorphicResonance) characters' bodies include [[KibblesAndBits vehicle mode parts]] for vehicles they ''don't actually turn into yet'', making it seem like quite a coincidence that the hood of a Lamborghini Countach just ''happens'' to look exactly like Sideswipe's chest.
16th May '16 1:39:56 PM ReaderAt2046
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* [[FanFic/RainbowDoubleDashsLunaverse Corona, The Tyrant Sun]]. Fiery mane and tail, blank glowing white eyes, snow-white coat, all broadcasting the message "mad sun goddess blind to the monster she's become".
14th May '16 1:50:58 AM Doug86
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This doesn't count for characters who get their appearance ''from'' who they are. [[Franchise/{{Batman}} Two-Face and the Joker]] don't count because their appearances ''caused'' their insanity, and vice-versa. The Penguin got his nickname ''from'' his combination of upper crust background, long nose, pot belly, and penchant for tuxedos. Likewise in terms of powers, [[ComicBook/{{X-Men}} Colossus]] is a [[ChromeChampion man made of steel]], so being super strong and tough like steel should be logical. Those with VoluntaryShapeshifting powers are also excluded. They have actual mental control over their appearance, so it makes sense it would match up.

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This doesn't count for characters who get their appearance ''from'' who they are. [[Franchise/{{Batman}} Two-Face and the Joker]] don't count because their appearances ''caused'' their insanity, and vice-versa. The Penguin got his nickname ''from'' his combination of upper crust background, long nose, pot belly, and penchant for tuxedos. Likewise in terms of powers, [[ComicBook/{{X-Men}} [[ComicBook/XMen Colossus]] is a [[ChromeChampion man made of steel]], so being super strong and tough like steel should be logical. Those with VoluntaryShapeshifting powers are also excluded. They have actual mental control over their appearance, so it makes sense it would match up.
29th Mar '16 10:44:37 PM ObsidianFire
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* Someone in ''Literature/{{Fahrenheit 451}}'' was GenreSavvy. At one point the protagonist takes a look around at his fellow firemen and realizes that it can't be coincidence that they are all grim, stoic-looking men with thick, carbon-black hair.

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* Someone in ''Literature/{{Fahrenheit 451}}'' was GenreSavvy.smart. At one point the protagonist takes a look around at his fellow firemen and realizes that it can't be coincidence that they are all grim, stoic-looking men with thick, carbon-black hair.
25th Mar '16 10:42:09 PM Drope
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** A lot of Devil Fruit users leave the impression that they are designed around the powers they receive from eating the eponymous fruits. The most jarring has to be the user of the Moku Moku no Mi (Smoke-Smoke Fruit), who is a CigarChomper named, well, '''Smoker'''.

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** A lot of Devil Fruit users leave the impression that they are designed around the powers they receive from eating the eponymous fruits. fruits (which is the point of the trope). The most jarring example has to be the user of the Moku Moku no Mi (Smoke-Smoke Fruit), who is a CigarChomper named, well, '''Smoker'''.
25th Mar '16 10:39:29 PM Drope
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** A lot of Devil Fruit users leave the impression that they are designed around the powers they receive from eating the eponymous fruits. The most jarring has to be the user of the Moku Moku no Mi (Smoke-Smoke Fruit), who is a CigarChomper named, well, '''Smoker'''.
10th Jan '16 12:07:05 PM DaibhidC
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* Requisite Discworld example: In ''Discworld/MakingMoney'', Moist notes that Hubert is one of those names you can automatically put a face to. There might easily be Huberts who are tall and thin, but the Hubert he is introduced to is a good proper Hubert, that is to say, stubby and plump. (He is a bit off-model by having red hair, but it's no great distraction.)

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* Requisite Discworld example: examples:
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In ''Discworld/MakingMoney'', Moist notes that Hubert is one of those names you can automatically put a face to. There might easily be Huberts who are tall and thin, but the Hubert he is introduced to is a good proper Hubert, that is to say, stubby and plump. (He is a bit off-model by having red hair, but it's no great distraction.))
** In ''Discworld/GoingPostal'', it's noted that looking like a piglet having a bright idea and sounding like a yappy gog doesn't ''necessarily'' mean Horsefry's an obnoxious UpperClassTwit, in much the same way as wearing red robes and a wig and sitting at the front of the courtroom doesn't necessarily mean someone's a judge.
8th Jan '16 5:46:25 PM eroock
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->''Colonel Smithers looked exactly like someone who would be called Colonel Smithers.''

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->''Colonel ->''"Colonel Smithers looked exactly like someone who would be called Colonel Smithers.''"''
7th Jan '16 6:32:35 PM WillKeaton
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* VideoGame/KingdomHeartsII has Organization XIII, which averts or plays this trope straight as per Tetsuya Nomura's design of the members.

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* VideoGame/KingdomHeartsII ''VideoGame/KingdomHeartsII'' has Organization XIII, which averts or plays this trope straight as per Tetsuya Nomura's design of the members.
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