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19th Feb '17 7:02:31 AM starkitty93
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* GenreBlindness

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* GenreBlindnessGenreBlindness: Character doesn't seem to know how certain genres work.
19th Feb '17 6:58:33 AM starkitty93
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* BornInTheWrongCentury

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* BornInTheWrongCenturyBornInTheWrongCentury: Character wishes they lived in a different period.



* GenreSavvy

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* GenreSavvyGenreSavvy: Character is knowledgeable about how certain genres work.
16th Feb '17 6:17:38 PM starkitty93
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* ForgotFlandersCouldDoThat: Character that's been [[Flanderization Flanderized]] shows signs of their previous characterization.

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* ForgotFlandersCouldDoThat: Character that's been [[Flanderization Flanderized]] hit by {{Flanderization}} shows signs of their previous characterization.
16th Feb '17 6:15:21 PM starkitty93
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* AddictionDisplacement
* AdmiringTheAbomination
* AMFMCharacterization
* BackportedDevelopment
* BeetleManiac
* BeingPersonalIsntProfessional

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* AddictionDisplacement
AddictionDisplacement: Character uses a safer addiction in place of a destructive one.
* AdmiringTheAbomination
AdmiringTheAbomination: Character is fascinated by [[EldritchAbomination Eldritch Abominations]] rather than scared by them.
* AMFMCharacterization
AMFMCharacterization: Character's personality is introduced through their taste in music.
* BackportedDevelopment
BackportedDevelopment: Character has the development they gain over the course of the story in flashbacks.
* BeetleManiac
BeetleManiac: Character who has a fascination with bugs, mainly beetles.
* BeingPersonalIsntProfessionalBeingPersonalIsntProfessional: Character behaves unsocially while on the job.



* ForgotFlandersCouldDoThat

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* ForgotFlandersCouldDoThatForgotFlandersCouldDoThat: Character that's been [[Flanderization Flanderized]] shows signs of their previous characterization.



* {{Gasshole}}

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* {{Gasshole}}{{Gasshole}}: Character has a tendency to burp and/or fart a lot.
14th Feb '17 9:50:25 PM starkitty93
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* AbstractApotheosis
* AdaptationalBadass: Character who was a wimp in the source is made much more competent in an adaptation.
* AdaptationalIntelligence

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* AbstractApotheosis
AbstractApotheosis: Character becomes an abstract concept, often done after their death.
* AdaptationalBadass: Character who was a wimp in the source material is made much more competent in an adaptation.
* AdaptationalIntelligenceAdaptationalIntelligence: Character who was previously not the brightest bulb in the source material is made much smarter in an adaptation.



* AdaptationPersonalityChange

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* AdaptationPersonalityChangeAdaptationPersonalityChange: Character has a different personality in an adaptation than they do in the source material.



* AlternativeCharacterInterpretation



* CharacterDevelopment

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* CharacterDevelopmentCharacterDevelopment: Character grows as they progress through the story.



* {{Chickification}}

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* {{Chickification}}{{Chickification}}: A previously competent female character is made weaker either over time or in between adaptations.



* DependingOnTheWriter

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* DependingOnTheWriterDependingOnTheWriter: The way a character behaves or is treated changes depending on who is writing at the moment.



* EveryoneHasStandards: Every character, regardless of moral alignment or clique, has at least some decency.

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* EveryoneHasStandards: Every character, regardless of moral alignment or clique, has at least some level of decency.



* ReplacementFlatCharacter

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* ReplacementFlatCharacterReplacementFlatCharacter: After a FlatCharacter becomes more fleshed out, another FlatCharacter fills in their previous role.



* SweetTooth

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* SweetToothSweetTooth: Character who is shown to have a love of sweet foods.



* {{Wimpification}}

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* {{Wimpification}} {{Wimpification}}: A previously competent male character is made more emotional and effeminate in a fanfic, often to play as "the bottom half" of a same-sex pairing.
13th Feb '17 9:49:22 AM starkitty93
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* ContractualGenreBlindness



* GenreBlindness



* GenreSavvy



* InformedWrongness: What this person did is supposed to be seen as wrong despite there being nothing to back it up.

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* InformedWrongness: What this person character did is supposed to be seen as wrong despite there being nothing to back it up.
13th Feb '17 9:46:28 AM starkitty93
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* InformedWrongness: What this person did is supposed to be seenas wrong despite there being nothing to back it up.

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* InformedWrongness: What this person did is supposed to be seenas seen as wrong despite there being nothing to back it up.



* OutOfCharacterMoment

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* OutOfCharacterMomentOutOfCharacterMoment: Character does something outside of their usual characterization.
13th Feb '17 9:44:36 AM starkitty93
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* AdaptationalWimp: Charscter who was a competent fighter in the source material is made weaker in an adaptation.

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* AdaptationalWimp: Charscter Character who was a competent fighter in the source material is made weaker in an adaptation.
13th Feb '17 9:43:58 AM starkitty93
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* CharactersAsDevice



* Chickification

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* Chickification {{Chickification}}



* Wimpification

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* Wimpification {{Wimpification}}
13th Feb '17 9:42:54 AM starkitty93
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* AdaptationalBadass

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* AdaptationalBadassAdaptationalBadass: Character who was a wimp in the source is made much more competent in an adaptation.



* AdaptationalHeroism
* AdaptationalVillainy
* AdaptationalWimp

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* AdaptationalHeroism
AdaptationalHeroism: Character who was evil or at least morally gray in the source material is made more heroic in an adaptation.
* AdaptationalVillainy
AdaptationalVillainy: Character who was heroic or at least morally gray in the source material is made more villainous in an adaptation.
* AdaptationalWimpAdaptationalWimp: Charscter who was a competent fighter in the source material is made weaker in an adaptation.



* AlternativeCharacterInterpretation



* CharacterizationMarchesOn
* CharacterRerailment

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* CharacterizationMarchesOn
CharacterizationMarchesOn: Character's personality is different in later episodes than they were in the beginning.
* CharacterRerailmentCharacterRerailment: Character has their original characterization restored after having previously been derailed beyond recognition.
* CharactersAsDevice



* Chickification



* CutenessProximity

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* CutenessProximityCutenessProximity: Character turns into a bowl of mush at the sight of something cute.



* EveryoneHasStandards

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* EveryoneHasStandardsEveryoneHasStandards: Every character, regardless of moral alignment or clique, has at least some decency.



* FlatCharacter

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* FlatCharacterFlatCharacter: Character who has barely if any characterization.



* InformedWrongness

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* InformedWrongnessInformedWrongness: What this person did is supposed to be seenas wrong despite there being nothing to back it up.



* MiseryBuildsCharacter

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* MiseryBuildsCharacterMiseryBuildsCharacter: Having a character go through absolute hell as a way to strengthen them.



* OOCIsSeriousBusiness

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* OOCIsSeriousBusinessOOCIsSeriousBusiness: If a character is behaving outside of their usual characterization, the situation must be serious.


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* OutOfCharacterMoment


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* ReplacementFlatCharacter


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* Wimpification
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