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11th Aug '17 1:21:12 PM Gravidef
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* ''Disney/{{Hercules}}'': A teenage Hercules has superhuman strength but is very clumsy sometimes; Megara saved her boyfriend's soul, but is Hades' slave (also, said boyfriend dumped her shortly after that)

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* ''Disney/{{Hercules}}'': A teenage ''Disney/{{Hercules}}'' has this in spades:
** Hades has all kinds of incredible powers--he can [[PlayingWithFire easily control flame]], never ages, and possesses immortality. Unfortunately, he's been assigned a job that he hates--dealing with dead people all day--while the other gods get to spend their days on the sunny Mount Olympus. Because of the nature of the job (there's always someone new dying), he's stuck in the Underworld and never gets a break.
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Hercules himself has superhuman strength but SuperStrength. Yay! But that SuperStrength [[PowerIncontinence never turns off]], and when combined with the natural klutziness of a teenager, it leads to pretty much everyone in his hometown hating him (they outright call him a freak). Plus, he's a god among men and doesn't know it, so he spends his entire childhood/teenage years feeling like he doesn't fit in with other humans.
** Meg has apparently been granted immortality and eternal youth by a god. Trouble is, that god
is very clumsy sometimes; Megara saved Hades. And she only gained her powers by making a DealWithTheDevil--she sold her soul to save her boyfriend's soul, but is Hades' slave (also, said boyfriend dumped life, and he repaid her shortly after that)by running off with another woman. She's now has to do whatever Hades tells her, and as a result, doesn't seem to have any friends or people she's close to.
1st Aug '17 10:17:12 AM Geosternbergia
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* [[WebAnimation/ASDFMovie "Tree powers, activate!"]]
19th Mar '17 5:19:20 PM bwburke94
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* In ''WebAnimation/{{RWBY}}'', everyone's got a Semblance, a special power that only they can do (super speed, creating illusions, etc). However, it's later established that not all Semblances are cool and useful: your Semblance can be, for instance, to cause misfortune to the people around you.... The character in question does note that it can be useful when in a fight because it causes bad luck for their opponent, but it also means that they have to keep away from family and friends. [[spoiler:The character in question is none other than Ruby's uncle Qrow.]]

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* In ''WebAnimation/{{RWBY}}'', everyone's got a Semblance, a special power that only they can do (super speed, creating illusions, etc). However, it's later established that not all Semblances are cool and useful: your Semblance can be, for instance, to cause misfortune to the people around you.... you. The character in question question, [[spoiler:Ruby and Yang's uncle Qrow Branwen]], does note that it can be useful when in a fight because it causes bad luck for their opponent, but it also means that they have to keep away from family and friends. [[spoiler:The character in question is none other than Ruby's uncle Qrow.]]friends.
1st Mar '17 1:22:45 PM N8han11
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* Think being the leader of a town and having everyone in said town admire you would be utterly awesome? Try telling that to [[WesternAnimation/TheNightmareBeforeChristmas Jack Skellington]], who is the Pumpkin King of HalloweenTown. However, it's '''always about Halloween''', every single day, which is problematic when you want something different. Taking a break is not an option, as shown when Jack disappears for only two days, everyone is in a panic. Also, Jack seems to not be able to give the crown to anyone else if he wanted ("But who here would ever understand/That the Pumpkin King with the skeleton grin/Would tire of his crown, if they only understood/He'd give it all up if he only could . . . "), so he's stuck with the job. ''And'' if the scenes after "This Is Halloween" is any indication, due to being the biggest in-universe celebrity, Jack can't even have a decent conversation with anyone. And who knows how long Jack's been doing the Halloween job? He could be ReallySevenHundredYearsOld for all we know. When you think about it, [[TheWoobie you can't blame the guy]] for desperately wanting to try out Christmas. But because he's still the Pumpkin King, he can't escape Halloween even when he's trying to be Santa Claus. The result? Some very [[MyLittlePanzer dangerous toys.]]
25th Feb '17 3:59:49 PM MasamiPhoenix
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* ''Disney/{{Hercules}}'': A teenage Hercules has superhuman strength but is very clumsy sometimes; Megara is apparently immortal, but is Hades' slave

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* ''Disney/{{Hercules}}'': A teenage Hercules has superhuman strength but is very clumsy sometimes; Megara is apparently immortal, saved her boyfriend's soul, but is Hades' slaveslave (also, said boyfriend dumped her shortly after that)
3rd Jan '17 3:13:27 AM Yukianesa
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* In ''WebAnimation/{{RWBY}}'', everyone's got a Semblance, a special power that only they can do (super speed, creating illusions, etc). However, it's later established that not all Semblances are cool and useful: your Semblance can be, for instance, to cause misfortune to the people around you.... The character in question does note that it can be useful when in a fight because it causes bad luck for his opponent, but it also means that he has to keep away from family and friends.

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* In ''WebAnimation/{{RWBY}}'', everyone's got a Semblance, a special power that only they can do (super speed, creating illusions, etc). However, it's later established that not all Semblances are cool and useful: your Semblance can be, for instance, to cause misfortune to the people around you.... The character in question does note that it can be useful when in a fight because it causes bad luck for his their opponent, but it also means that he has they have to keep away from family and friends.friends. [[spoiler:The character in question is none other than Ruby's uncle Qrow.]]
31st Dec '16 1:43:27 PM Dawnwing
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* In ''WebAnimation/{{RWBY}}'', everyone's got a Semblance, a special power that only they can do (super speed, creating illusions, etc). However, it's later established that not all Semblances are cool and useful: your Semblance can be, for instance, to cause misfortune to the people around you....

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* In ''WebAnimation/{{RWBY}}'', everyone's got a Semblance, a special power that only they can do (super speed, creating illusions, etc). However, it's later established that not all Semblances are cool and useful: your Semblance can be, for instance, to cause misfortune to the people around you.... The character in question does note that it can be useful when in a fight because it causes bad luck for his opponent, but it also means that he has to keep away from family and friends.
31st Dec '16 1:40:43 PM Dawnwing
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* In ''WebAnimation/{{RWBY}}'', everyone's got a Semblance, a special power that only they can do (super speed, creating illusions, etc). However, it's later established that not all Semblances are cool and useful: your Semblance can be, for instance, to cause misfortune to the people around you....
6th Nov '16 2:58:56 AM StFan
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* In ''Machinima/RedVsBlue'', Simmons talks about terrible superpowers: the ability to fly, but only north, and being able to teleport only one foot at a time.

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* In ''Machinima/RedVsBlue'', Simmons talks about terrible superpowers: a ''ComicStrip/{{Dilbert}}'' [[http://dilbert.com/strips/comic/2008-09-13/ strip]], Dilbert's mother is visiting a psychic, but forgot her purse and thus couldn't pay. The psychic puts "The Curse of Competence" on her firstborn son, prompting Dilbert's mother to wonder why that would be a bad thing. As Dilbert (her firstborn son) finds out, when you're the ability to fly, but only north, and being able to teleport only competent person in a world full of idiots, you'll be the one foot at a time.everyone asks to make things work.


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* ''Disney/{{Hercules}}'': A teenage Hercules has superhuman strength but is very clumsy sometimes; Megara is apparently immortal, but is Hades' slave
* Rapunzel of ''Disney/{{Tangled}}''. Oh sure, it's awesome to have hair that glows and heals any wound and reverses aging, but when you get kidnapped from your birth parents, and said hair grows 3 times as fast as regular hair, there are problems that can arise. For instance, it apparently takes 3 hours to brush her hair, and 6 hours to wash it. And with 70 feet of it by the time you're 18, it can also be a real drag (literally) to lug around. And yes, you could braid it to make walking easier, but then if it catches on anything, you're stuck.
* ''Disney/WreckItRalph'': "WHY DO I FIX EVERYTHING I TOUCH?!" MrFixIt powers are cool and all until you're trying to break out of prison and your efforts are simply making the prison ''sturdier''. Like a reverse ThisLooksLikeAJobForAquaman.
* Elsa in ''Disney/{{Frozen}}'' considers her powers this [[spoiler:until she learns to control them]]. Having [[AnIcePerson powers over ice and snow]] is cool. Nearly killing your little sister when you are both just children and years later [[spoiler: accidentally putting your whole kingdom in eternal winter]] due to PowerIncontinence is not.
* Moses from ''WesternAnimation/ThePrinceOfEgypt'' is God's Chosen One, but he is forced to be the instrument of the 10 Plagues of Egypt.
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* In ''Machinima/RedVsBlue'', Simmons talks about terrible superpowers: the ability to fly, but only north, and being able to teleport only one foot at a time.
* Just how pervasive is this trope? Well, on ''WebAnimation/HomestarRunner'', Strong Bad got an [[http://www.homestarrunner.com/sbemail192.html email]] asking what he would do if he had [[VoluntaryShapeshifting the ability to transform]]. Strong Bad ''immediately'' assumes that he'd have to somehow be Blessed With Suck:
-->'''Strong Bad:''' If comic books, cartoons, and Sci-Fi Original Movies have taught me anything, it's that shapeshifting comes with a bunch of boring rules and restrictions that limit its potential Turn-Into-A-Bulldozer-Whenever-I-Wantity. You can turn into a machine gun but not bullets, [[WeaksauceWeakness contemporary jazz]] turns you back to normal, you can only turn into [[WhatKindOfLamePowerisHeartAnyway presents your grandma's knitted for you]]. Crap like that. For example, let's say I could turn into any species... OF '''BALLOON''' ANIMAL!!??
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15th Aug '16 2:09:52 PM Malady
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* ''WesternAnimation/JinxyJenkinsAndLuckyLou'': At the beginning of the short, Lou is clearly tired of the almost-perfect life caused by her good luck.
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