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18th Jun '16 10:30:41 AM Kuruni
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* HauntedHeroine: Howard and Samuel the narrator could both qualify in ''They Are Watching Me. And Now They Are Watching You.''
* HauntedTechnology:
** [[WebVideo/BenDrowned ''You've met a terrible fate, haven't you?'']]
** [[http://creepypasta.wikia.com/wiki/The_Devil%27s_Jaws Noroi Gakkotsu's]] were a bad enough menace in feudal times. [[FromBadToWorse Now we have the capability to mass-produce them...]]

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* %%* HauntedHeroine: Howard and Samuel the narrator could both qualify in ''They Are Watching Me. And Now They Are Watching You.''
* %%* HauntedTechnology:
** %%** [[WebVideo/BenDrowned ''You've met a terrible fate, haven't you?'']]
** %%** [[http://creepypasta.wikia.com/wiki/The_Devil%27s_Jaws Noroi Gakkotsu's]] were a bad enough menace in feudal times. [[FromBadToWorse Now we have the capability to mass-produce them...]]



* HuntingTheMostDangerousGame: More like ''hunting a member of a species who just thought they were the most dangerous game.''

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* %%* HuntingTheMostDangerousGame: More like ''hunting a member of a species who just thought they were the most dangerous game.''



* IneffectualSympatheticVillain: [[http://mrprinceawesomeness.deviantart.com/art/Jeff-the-Killer-rewritten-350058609 This]] alternate take on the original Jeff The Killer story recasts Jeff as one of these.

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* %%* IneffectualSympatheticVillain: [[http://mrprinceawesomeness.deviantart.com/art/Jeff-the-Killer-rewritten-350058609 This]] alternate take on the original Jeff The Killer story recasts Jeff as one of these.
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* OnceIsNotEnough: Protagonists are usually GenreSavvy enough to realize this, but that doesn't normally save them.

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* %%* OnceIsNotEnough: Protagonists are usually GenreSavvy enough to realize this, but that doesn't normally save them.



* PurpleProse: Often combined with {{Gorn}} to rather unfortunate effect.

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* %%* PurpleProse: Often combined with {{Gorn}} to rather unfortunate effect.



* RedSkyTakeWarning: [[http://slimebeast.com/stories/red_sky_at_night.php "Red Sky at Night"]], of course.
* TheReveal: [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x_uSGFuXfQU This version of "The Third Wish"]] shows us ''who'' the old man is. [[spoiler: And it holds true to his old adage: "[[ElvisPresley Wise men say only fools rush in]]."]]

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* %%* RedSkyTakeWarning: [[http://slimebeast.com/stories/red_sky_at_night.php "Red Sky at Night"]], of course.
* TheReveal: TheReveal:
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[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x_uSGFuXfQU This version of "The Third Wish"]] shows us ''who'' the old man is. [[spoiler: And it holds true to his old adage: "[[ElvisPresley Wise men say only fools rush in]]."]]



* ROMHack: Some of these Creepypastas are this.
* {{Room101}}: In any that take place in hotels.
* RoomFullOfCrazy

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* %%* ROMHack: Some of these Creepypastas are this.
* %%* {{Room101}}: In any that take place in hotels.
* %%* RoomFullOfCrazy



* RussianReversal: In Soviet Russia, Creepypasta [[BlackComedy darkly humorous]].
* SafeZoneHopeSpot: Averted. Don't count on there being one, bucko.

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* %%* RussianReversal: In Soviet Russia, Creepypasta [[BlackComedy darkly humorous]].
* %%* SafeZoneHopeSpot: Averted. Don't count on there being one, bucko.



* SchmuckBait: You just ''had'' to click that link.

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* SchmuckBait: You just ''had'' to click that link.SchmuckBait:



* SelfDeprecation: Why not turn your own critics into [[http://slimebeast.com/stories/the_crap_in_the_sack.php the narrator of you next story?]]
* SerialEscalation: How many more powers can Slenderman have?

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* %%* SelfDeprecation: Why not turn your own critics into [[http://slimebeast.com/stories/the_crap_in_the_sack.php the narrator of you next story?]]
* %%* SerialEscalation: How many more powers can Slenderman have?



* SinisterScrapingSound: I hope you're not honestly dumb enough to go investigating it.
* SlasherSmile: Any creepypasta monster has about a 50/50 chance of having a really creepy smile.

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* %%* SinisterScrapingSound: I hope you're not honestly dumb enough to go investigating it.
* SlasherSmile: Any creepypasta monster has about a 50/50 chance of having a really creepy smile.
it.



** As you'd probably expect, "Snow on Mt. Silver" is all about this.

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** %%** As you'd probably expect, "Snow on Mt. Silver" is all about this.



** This may be the subject of a creepypasta.
** HappyAppy has a lot of this, and says the trope by name.
* SoBadItsGood: The Creepypasta website has a sister site, Crappypasta, where the rejected submissions go. Some of them are so god-awful it's hilarious.
** [[http://trollpasta.wikia.com/wiki/DETH_TRUMPET Deth Trumpet]] deserves special mention for its sheer lulziness.
* SpookyPainting: Check.
* SpookyPhotographs: Double check.
* StandInPortrait: The above two sometimes turn out to be this.
* StylisticSuck: [[http://creepypasta.wikia.com/wiki/Anasi%27s_Goatman_Story Anansi's Goatman Story]] is supposed to have been written by a teenager on 4chan, so it has an abundance of cursing and poor grammar. The readers seem to be [[BrokenBase split]] on whether this is too distracting or it makes the story more realistic.

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** This may be %%** HappyAppy has a lot of this, and says the subject of a creepypasta.trope by name.
%%* SpookyPainting: Check.
%%* SpookyPhotographs: Double check.
%%* StandInPortrait: The above two sometimes turn out to be this.

* StylisticSuck:
** HappyAppy has a lot of this, and says the trope by name.
* SoBadItsGood: The Creepypasta website has a sister site, Crappypasta, where the rejected submissions go. Some of them are so god-awful it's hilarious.
** [[http://trollpasta.wikia.com/wiki/DETH_TRUMPET Deth Trumpet]] deserves special mention for its sheer lulziness.
* SpookyPainting: Check.
* SpookyPhotographs: Double check.
* StandInPortrait: The above two sometimes turn out to be this.
* StylisticSuck:
[[http://creepypasta.wikia.com/wiki/Anasi%27s_Goatman_Story Anansi's Goatman Story]] is supposed to have been written by a teenager on 4chan, so it has an abundance of cursing and poor grammar. The readers seem to be [[BrokenBase split]] on whether this is too distracting or it makes the story more realistic.



* SturgeonsLaw: There's a lot of CreepyPasta. Most [[MemeticMutation famously]], WHO WAS PHONE?
** And then there's [[http://trollpasta.wikia.com/wiki/DETH_TRUMPET Deth Trumpet]]...
* SubvertedKidsShow: Many of the "lost episode" and "The Truth Behind [show]" 'pastas, describing horrific episodes that never got aired (or were [[HilarityEnsues mistakenly aired]]) and putting forth theories that the characters are based off dead children respectively.

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* %%* SturgeonsLaw: There's a lot of CreepyPasta. Most [[MemeticMutation famously]], WHO WAS PHONE?
** %%** And then there's [[http://trollpasta.wikia.com/wiki/DETH_TRUMPET Deth Trumpet]]...
* SubvertedKidsShow: SubvertedKidsShow:
**
Many of the "lost episode" and "The Truth Behind [show]" 'pastas, describing horrific episodes that never got aired (or were [[HilarityEnsues mistakenly aired]]) and putting forth theories that the characters are based off dead children respectively.



* SugaryMalice: [[spoiler:Maria]] from [[http://creepypasta.wikia.com/wiki/Welcome_Home "Welcome Home"]].
* SurrealHorror: This isn't just the backbone or essence of CreepyPasta. This is the very string they're woven out of!
* TearsOfBlood: So common as to be a cliche.

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* %%* SugaryMalice: [[spoiler:Maria]] from [[http://creepypasta.wikia.com/wiki/Welcome_Home "Welcome Home"]].
* %%* SurrealHorror: This isn't just the backbone or essence of CreepyPasta. This is the very string they're woven out of!
* %%* TearsOfBlood: So common as to be a cliche.



** The secrets of [[http://zeddicker.blogspot.com The Codex Rusembrae]].
* ThingsThatGoBumpInTheNight: And in the morning, and noon, and afternoon...

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** %%** The secrets of [[http://zeddicker.blogspot.com The Codex Rusembrae]].
* %%* ThingsThatGoBumpInTheNight: And in the morning, and noon, and afternoon...



* TimeMaster: Jeremy, the antagonist of "The Strangest Security Tape I've Ever Seen" appears to be this. Then, it's implied that he's much, ''much'' worse...
* TomatoSurprise: Quite a few. For example, "[[http://creepypasta.wikia.com/wiki/A_Diary_from_a_Dead_Planet_Called_Earth A Diary from a Dead Planet Called Earth]]".
** More examples are "[[http://wellhey.com/cold-oblivion/ Cold Oblivion]]", "[[http://creepypasta.wikia.com/wiki/Doors Doors]]", and "[[http://creepypasta.wikia.com/wiki/Experiment_84-B Experiment 84-B]]"
* TooDumbToLive: How else do you think so many of the protagonists get hunted/haunted?
** This is especially true in TheMostDangerousVideoGame-style creepypastas. Unless there's a supernatural force forcing them to keep playing, you'll probably hear some variation of "I knew I should probably stop playing, but I didn't" at some point.
* TownWithADarkSecret: Every damn last one of them!
* TwistEnding: Expect this. A lot. The wiki has a category called "Shock Ending".
** [[http://www.creepypasta.com/the-twist-a-parody/ The Twist: A Parody]] devotes itself to this trope.
* TragicMonster: It's surprisingly rare to do this successfully but when it's pulled off well, it's pulled off VERY well.
* TrollFic: An [[http://trollpasta.wikia.com entire wiki's worth!]]

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* %%* TimeMaster: Jeremy, the antagonist of "The Strangest Security Tape I've Ever Seen" appears to be this. Then, it's implied that he's much, ''much'' worse...
* %%* TomatoSurprise: Quite a few. For example, "[[http://creepypasta.wikia.com/wiki/A_Diary_from_a_Dead_Planet_Called_Earth A Diary from a Dead Planet Called Earth]]".
** %%** More examples are "[[http://wellhey.com/cold-oblivion/ Cold Oblivion]]", "[[http://creepypasta.wikia.com/wiki/Doors Doors]]", and "[[http://creepypasta.wikia.com/wiki/Experiment_84-B Experiment 84-B]]"
* TooDumbToLive: How else do you think so many of the protagonists get hunted/haunted?
**
hunted/haunted? This is especially true in TheMostDangerousVideoGame-style creepypastas. Unless there's a supernatural force forcing them to keep playing, you'll probably hear some variation of "I knew I should probably stop playing, but I didn't" at some point.
* %%* TownWithADarkSecret: Every damn last one of them!
* %%* TwistEnding: Expect this. A lot. The wiki has a category called "Shock Ending".
** %%** [[http://www.creepypasta.com/the-twist-a-parody/ The Twist: A Parody]] devotes itself to this trope.
* %%* TragicMonster: It's surprisingly rare to do this successfully but when it's pulled off well, it's pulled off VERY well.
* %%* TrollFic: An [[http://trollpasta.wikia.com entire wiki's worth!]]



* UnusualEuphemism: The "'''games'''" in ''How To Play Alone''.

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* %%* UnusualEuphemism: The "'''games'''" in ''How To Play Alone''.



* VeryLooselyBasedOnATrueStory: Authors of creepypastas take from real life events with often chilling skill.
** The author of ''They Are Watching Me. And Now They are Watching You'' very clearly has worked in a customer service call center.
* VideoGameCaringPotential: Sim Albert.
* VideoGameCrueltyPotential: Usually lampshaded, and often results in VideoGameCrueltyPunishment... that exceeds the fourth wall.
* ViralTransformation: More than a few protagonists ended up in the same boat as their tormentor.
* WhamLine: Oh, you best believe this occurs a lot.
** In [[http://zeddicker.blogspot.com No Pity for the Dead]]

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* VeryLooselyBasedOnATrueStory: Authors of creepypastas take from real life events with often chilling skill.
**
VeryLooselyBasedOnATrueStory: The author of ''They Are Watching Me. And Now They are Watching You'' very clearly has worked in a customer service call center.
* %%* VideoGameCaringPotential: Sim Albert.
* %%* VideoGameCrueltyPotential: Usually lampshaded, and often results in VideoGameCrueltyPunishment... that exceeds the fourth wall.
* %%* ViralTransformation: More than a few protagonists ended up in the same boat as their tormentor.
* WhamLine: Oh, you best believe this occurs a lot.
**
WhamLine: In [[http://zeddicker.blogspot.com No Pity for the Dead]]



* WritersCannotDoMath: "Russian Sleep Experiment", while an effective horror piece, has several discrepancies with the number of living subjects. At one point, before [[spoiler: any of them have died, the story describes the activities of two and then refers to "the remaining two" (there are 5 at this point). When they are removed from the chamber, one is already dead, one is killed during the struggle to remove them, and one dies on the operating table, yet the story continues as if three are still alive, not two.]]

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* WritersCannotDoMath: WritersCannotDoMath:
**
"Russian Sleep Experiment", while an effective horror piece, has several discrepancies with the number of living subjects. At one point, before [[spoiler: any of them have died, the story describes the activities of two and then refers to "the remaining two" (there are 5 at this point). When they are removed from the chamber, one is already dead, one is killed during the struggle to remove them, and one dies on the operating table, yet the story continues as if three are still alive, not two.]]



*** Yes... where ''did'' the thirteenth person [[FridgeBrilliance come from]]?
* YoungerThanTheyLook: Jeff the Killer. That creepy person that murdered his family? He's only thirteen.
** In the original story, that is. There are some fan-theories about how many years ago it took place and how old Jeff would be now. It gets...complicated.
* YouthIsWastedOnTheDumb: You'd be amazed at how many are reliant on the main character ignoring all warning labels and sign posts for the fun to begin.
* ZombieApocalypse: The setting for some stories.

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*** Yes... where ''did'' the thirteenth person [[FridgeBrilliance come from]]?
* YoungerThanTheyLook: Jeff the Killer. That creepy person that murdered his family? He's only thirteen.
**
thirteen. In the original story, that is. There are some fan-theories about how many years ago it took place and how old Jeff would be now. It gets...complicated.
* %%* YouthIsWastedOnTheDumb: You'd be amazed at how many are reliant on the main character ignoring all warning labels and sign posts for the fun to begin.
* %%* ZombieApocalypse: The setting for some stories.
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* AxCrazy: Many cases. So, ''so'' many.

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* %%* AxCrazy: Many cases. So, ''so'' many.



* AbusiveParents: May be the source of some revenge-story Creepypasta.
* AdultsAreUseless: Adults may not be able to help...
* AdultFear: One ''Sims'' creepypasta describes the clown coming up to the house and kidnapping the player's Sim Children.

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* %%* AbusiveParents: May be the source of some revenge-story Creepypasta.
* %%* AdultsAreUseless: Adults may not be able to help...
* AdultFear: AdultFear:
**
One ''Sims'' creepypasta describes the clown coming up to the house and kidnapping the player's Sim Children. Children.
*** Your Friend features a Sim family being burned alive while one of the parents is out.
%%*** Sim Albert has this as well.



** This is actually quite common in Sims Creepypastas:
*** Your Friend features a Sim family being burned alive while one of the parents is out.
*** Sim Albert has this as well.



* AlienGeometries: Common, considering that a lot of 'pastas are meant to be in the MindScrew-y nature.
** The buildings in [[http://creepypasta.wikia.com/wiki/NoEnd_House NoEnd House]] and [[http://thereissomethingbehindme.blogspot.ca/2014/04/bored-come-try-this.html Bored?]] definitely qualify.

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* %%* AlienGeometries: Common, considering that a lot of 'pastas are meant to be in the MindScrew-y nature.
** %%** The buildings in [[http://creepypasta.wikia.com/wiki/NoEnd_House NoEnd House]] and [[http://thereissomethingbehindme.blogspot.ca/2014/04/bored-come-try-this.html Bored?]] definitely qualify.



* AlternativeCharacterInterpretation: Slenderman gets this a lot, due to his ambiguous nature.

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* %%* AlternativeCharacterInterpretation: Slenderman gets this a lot, due to his ambiguous nature.



* ApocalypticLog: '''Oh, yes.'''
* AscendedMeme: Sometimes the update notes for ''VideoGame/{{Minecraft}}'' will have "Removed Herobrine" in the list somewhere.

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* %%* ApocalypticLog: '''Oh, yes.'''
* AscendedMeme: AscendedMeme:
**
Sometimes the update notes for ''VideoGame/{{Minecraft}}'' will have "Removed Herobrine" in the list somewhere.



* AssholeVictim: The 3 bullies in Jeff The Killer.
** Cicci in [[http://zeddicker.blogspot.com No Pity for the Dead]].
** In [[http://creepypasta.wikia.com/wiki/The_Cell_Phone_Game The Cell Phone Game]] the narrater's girlfriend, Stephanie, twice attempts to displace her curse onto [[ThoseWackyNazis the school Neo-Nazi]], with this trope as her justification. [[spoiler: Stephanie herself ultimately becomes this after she is dragged away, since she'd [[JumpingOffTheSlipperySlope jumped off the slippery slope]] by that point.]]

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* %%* AssholeVictim: The 3 bullies in Jeff The Killer.
** Cicci in [[http://zeddicker.blogspot.com No Pity for the Dead]].
**
In [[http://creepypasta.wikia.com/wiki/The_Cell_Phone_Game The Cell Phone Game]] the narrater's girlfriend, Stephanie, twice attempts to displace her curse onto [[ThoseWackyNazis the school Neo-Nazi]], with this trope as her justification. [[spoiler: Stephanie herself ultimately becomes this after she is dragged away, since she'd [[JumpingOffTheSlipperySlope jumped off the slippery slope]] by that point.]]]]
%%** The 3 bullies in Jeff The Killer.
%%** Cicci in [[http://zeddicker.blogspot.com No Pity for the Dead]].



* BeingWatched: It wouldn't be one of these if this didn't happen every other 'pasta.
* BittersweetEnding: While most creepypastas end with a DownerEnding or NoEnding, ''Pokemon: Lost Silver'' ([[WildMassGuessing presumably]]) ends with the protagonist coming to terms with his death, after having a successful career as a Pokemon champion. Even then, this can still be taken as a downer from a [[StrawNihilist nihilist]] point of view, that his success will eventually be erased after his death.
** ''Lost Silver: Hidden'', however, shows that there may be something much more sinister going on.
* BizarreAlienBiology: Certain monsters display this.
** Jeffs from the Worm Jeff Saga have a gland that produces a powerful acid located near the stomach, and Drone Leaders have this replaced with an organ filled with what is essentially lighter fluid, which they ignite using a "flint" in their mouths to spit huge fireballs.
* TheBlank: [[TheSlenderManMythos That goes without saying...]]
* BloodFromTheMouth: So common that on the wiki, it's considered a cliche.
* BodyHorror: In all their utterly terrifying glory.

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* %%* BeingWatched: It wouldn't be one of these if this didn't happen every other 'pasta.
* BittersweetEnding: While most creepypastas end with a DownerEnding or NoEnding, ''Pokemon: Lost Silver'' ([[WildMassGuessing presumably]]) ends with the protagonist coming to terms with his death, after having a successful career as a Pokemon champion. Even then, this can still be taken as a downer from a [[StrawNihilist nihilist]] point of view, that his success will eventually be erased after his death.
**
death. ''Lost Silver: Hidden'', however, shows that there may be something much more sinister going on.
* BizarreAlienBiology: Certain monsters display this.
**
Jeffs from the Worm Jeff Saga have a gland that produces a powerful acid located near the stomach, and Drone Leaders have this replaced with an organ filled with what is essentially lighter fluid, which they ignite using a "flint" in their mouths to spit huge fireballs.
* %%* TheBlank: [[TheSlenderManMythos That goes without saying...]]
* %%* BloodFromTheMouth: So common that on the wiki, it's considered a cliche.
* BodyHorror: In all their utterly terrifying glory.BodyHorror:



** Certain scenes in [[http://zeddicker.blogspot.com No Pity for the Dead]] involve this.
* BowelBreakingBricks: Via the [[MemeticMutation memetic]] "When you see it, you'll shit bricks" images.
* BreakingTheFourthWall: See AudienceParticipation.
** The whole point of [[http://thereissomethingbehindme.blogspot.com/2012/03/they-are-watching-me-and-now-they-are.html They Are Watching Me. And Now They Are Watching You]]. It's written like a story, but it begins with the narrator telling you that he is praying that no one reads this, and ends with him [[spoiler: apologizing to you that you read it, and that as a result, if you ''stop'' reading it, the creatures in the story will come after you]].

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** %%** Certain scenes in [[http://zeddicker.blogspot.com No Pity for the Dead]] involve this.
* %%* BowelBreakingBricks: Via the [[MemeticMutation memetic]] "When you see it, you'll shit bricks" images.
* BreakingTheFourthWall: See AudienceParticipation.
**
The whole point of [[http://thereissomethingbehindme.blogspot.com/2012/03/they-are-watching-me-and-now-they-are.html They Are Watching Me. And Now They Are Watching You]]. It's written like a story, but it begins with the narrator telling you that he is praying that no one reads this, and ends with him [[spoiler: apologizing to you that you read it, and that as a result, if you ''stop'' reading it, the creatures in the story will come after you]].



* ButNowIMustGo:
** [[spoiler: "Love" and "Sim Albert" feature these as the TwistEnding]].
** [[spoiler: Howard]] near the end of ''They Are Watching Me. And Now They Are Watching You''.
* ClicheStorm: An interesting example - the Creepypasta Wiki even has [[http://creepypasta.wikia.com/wiki/Creepy_Cliches a list]] of "Creepy Cliches". (seeing these cliches in a story is generally considered to be a sign of a poorly-made creepypasta.)

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* %%* ButNowIMustGo:
** %%** [[spoiler: "Love" and "Sim Albert" feature these as the TwistEnding]].
** %%** [[spoiler: Howard]] near the end of ''They Are Watching Me. And Now They Are Watching You''.
* ClicheStorm: ClicheStorm:
**
An interesting example - the Creepypasta Wiki even has [[http://creepypasta.wikia.com/wiki/Creepy_Cliches a list]] of "Creepy Cliches". (seeing these cliches in a story is generally considered to be a sign of a poorly-made creepypasta.)



* CreepyBasement: And make sure to keep it locked up tight.
* CreepyChangingPainting: In ''Vile Design''.
* CreepyChild: Frequent.
* CreepyDoll: ''"Lucy wants to play with you, '''forever and ever..."''''' Heck, so many CreepyDoll pictures were added onto the wiki that they said "NO MORE DOLLS".

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* %%* CreepyBasement: And make sure to keep it locked up tight.
* %%* CreepyChangingPainting: In ''Vile Design''.
* %%* CreepyChild: Frequent.
* CreepyDoll: CreepyDoll:
**
''"Lucy wants to play with you, '''forever and ever..."''''' Heck, so many CreepyDoll pictures were added onto the wiki that they said "NO MORE DOLLS".



* CreepyGood: Occasionally.
* CruelAndUnusualDeath: Well, these have to scare you somehow.
** ''Very'' prominent example in ''The House That Death Forgot'': [[spoiler: ''He'' will kill you in a variety of painful ways, but even though you're dead, you stay conscious, mobile...and ''your mortal wounds will continue to cause you pain''. And if those wounds are visible, you pretty much stay out of sight to avoid horrifying people.]]
* CruelTwistEnding: Expect this to pop up a lot.

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* %%* CreepyGood: Occasionally.
* CruelAndUnusualDeath: Well, these have to scare you somehow.
**
''Very'' prominent example in ''The House That Death Forgot'': [[spoiler: ''He'' will kill you in a variety of painful ways, but even though you're dead, you stay conscious, mobile...and ''your mortal wounds will continue to cause you pain''. And if those wounds are visible, you pretty much stay out of sight to avoid horrifying people.]]
* %%* CruelTwistEnding: Expect this to pop up a lot.



* CuriosityKilledTheCast: See YouthIsWastedOnTheDumb.
* DarkIsNotEvil: [[http://creepypasta.wikia.com/wiki/Love "Love"]] - a girl finds a note addressed to her on her computer, describing all the paranormal activity and shadows she's seen her entire life. [[spoiler:It was a soldier who made a promise to her dad, shortly before they were both killed in war, to look after his soon-to-be-born daughter. Since the daughter turned 18, he decided [[ButNowIMustGo his work was done]] and to give her some closure on the weirdness.]]

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* %%* CuriosityKilledTheCast: See YouthIsWastedOnTheDumb.
* DarkIsNotEvil: DarkIsNotEvil:
**
[[http://creepypasta.wikia.com/wiki/Love "Love"]] - a girl finds a note addressed to her on her computer, describing all the paranormal activity and shadows she's seen her entire life. [[spoiler:It was a soldier who made a promise to her dad, shortly before they were both killed in war, to look after his soon-to-be-born daughter. Since the daughter turned 18, he decided [[ButNowIMustGo his work was done]] and to give her some closure on the weirdness.]]



* DarkWorld: Where a lot of the central characters end up before the end of the tale.
* DeadlyEuphemism: "GO TO SLEEP"
** If you fail any of the "[[UnusualEuphemism games]]" in ''How To Play Alone'', you '''''fail'''''...
* DeadlyHug: The turn-into-a-monster variant (often accompanied by a BedmateReveal) is popular.
* DeadlyPrank: The backstory for a few of these.
* DeathByMocking: If the hero character is especially dumb.
* DefangedHorrors: Averted. Don't expect the hero(es) to get off that easy.

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* %%* DarkWorld: Where a lot of the central characters end up before the end of the tale.
* DeadlyEuphemism: "GO TO SLEEP"
**
If you fail any of the "[[UnusualEuphemism games]]" in ''How To Play Alone'', you '''''fail'''''...
* %%* DeadlyHug: The turn-into-a-monster variant (often accompanied by a BedmateReveal) is popular.
* %%* DeadlyPrank: The backstory for a few of these.
* %%* DeathByMocking: If the hero character is especially dumb.
* %%* DefangedHorrors: Averted. Don't expect the hero(es) to get off that easy.



* {{Demonic Possession}}: A person, animal, or inanimate object may end up being controlled by an evil spirit... and causing great havoc.
* DidYouJustPunchOutCthulhu: In ''Russian Sleep Experiment'', a group of test subjects deprived of sleep slowly go insane, performing gruesome self-mutilation and cannibalism. [[spoiler:At the end, only one is left alive, and a researcher is locked in a hospital room with him. When the panicked researcher asks the subject what he is, he gives a SlasherSmile and says that he has essentially become the embodiment of all the fears humans have while awake. The researcher stares in horror... [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome then promptly draws his sidearm and]] ''[[MugglesDoItBetter blows that son-of-a-bitch's lungs out.]]'']]

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* {{Demonic Possession}}: DemonicPossession: A person, animal, or inanimate object may end up being controlled by an evil spirit... and causing great havoc.
* DidYouJustPunchOutCthulhu: DidYouJustPunchOutCthulhu:
**
In ''Russian Sleep Experiment'', a group of test subjects deprived of sleep slowly go insane, performing gruesome self-mutilation and cannibalism. [[spoiler:At the end, only one is left alive, and a researcher is locked in a hospital room with him. When the panicked researcher asks the subject what he is, he gives a SlasherSmile and says that he has essentially become the embodiment of all the fears humans have while awake. The researcher stares in horror... [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome then promptly draws his sidearm and]] ''[[MugglesDoItBetter blows that son-of-a-bitch's lungs out.]]'']]



* DirtyCop: The Sheriff in ''[[http://creepypasta.wikia.com/wiki/Texas_Blood Texas Blood]]''
* DontGoInTheWoods: Seriously! Don't go to any of them!
* DracoInLeatherPants: '''JEFF''', to the point that most stories about him are written by fangirls.
* DrivenToMadness: But of course.
* DrivenToSuicide: Though [[AndIMustScream that doesn't always work...]]
* DyingTown: Lots of them.
* EasterEgg: The subject of many video game Creepypastas...
* EldritchAbomination: Z̵͍̖̹̹̈ͣ̒̅̅LA̸͙̜̝̟̜̲͛ͅL̢̧͈͉̯͙͆ͧ͘G̢̬̣͌̿ͮ̍̿ͦ͗̚͠O̫̾́ͩͫͤ͛̉̔́ͣͧ͐́̚҉̫̘͎̪̟͠ͅEC̡̨̺̻͕͔̼͉̺̑ͥͅO͎͇̞̹̮̭̱ͭ́͑̀͋ͪM̴̖̩͖͓̪̐̍ͯͬ͐E̴̪̯͙̜͚̝̋ͮ͊ͩ̏KUT̳̮̂͊EͯH̶̛͉̞͉͕̩̻̽̃̀
** MissingNo. He corrupts the world, can delete your Hall of Fame records, and is always shifting.
** Whatever Probst has let through the barrier into our world in [[http://zeddicker.blogspot.com No Pity for the Dead]].
* EldritchLocation: The buildings in [[http://creepypasta.wikia.com/wiki/NoEnd_House NoEnd House]] and [[http://thereissomethingbehindme.blogspot.ca/2014/04/bored-come-try-this.html Bored?]].
* [[EvilPhone Evil Everything]]: Evil mirrors, evil bums, evil houses, evil video games, evil cars, evil dolls, evil children, '''[[EverythingTryingToKillYou everything is out to get you]] in these stories.'''
* {{Expy}}: [[http://creepypasta.wikia.com/wiki/Jeff_The_Killer Jeff the Killer]] is basically The Joker with an origin story and a heaping helping of UncannyValley. He's even got two joker origins incorporated into his, with the chemical alteration of his face and a GlasgowGrin carved into it.

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* %%* DirtyCop: The Sheriff in ''[[http://creepypasta.wikia.com/wiki/Texas_Blood Texas Blood]]''
* %%* DontGoInTheWoods: Seriously! Don't go to any of them!
* DracoInLeatherPants: '''JEFF''', to the point that most stories about him are written by fangirls.
*
%%* DrivenToMadness: But of course.
* %%* DrivenToSuicide: Though [[AndIMustScream that doesn't always work...]]
* %%* DyingTown: Lots of them.
* %%* EasterEgg: The subject of many video game Creepypastas...
* EldritchAbomination: Z̵͍̖̹̹̈ͣ̒̅̅LA̸͙̜̝̟̜̲͛ͅL̢̧͈͉̯͙͆ͧ͘G̢̬̣͌̿ͮ̍̿ͦ͗̚͠O̫̾́ͩͫͤ͛̉̔́ͣͧ͐́̚҉̫̘͎̪̟͠ͅEC̡̨̺̻͕͔̼͉̺̑ͥͅO͎͇̞̹̮̭̱ͭ́͑̀͋ͪM̴̖̩͖͓̪̐̍ͯͬ͐E̴̪̯͙̜͚̝̋ͮ͊ͩ̏KUT̳̮̂͊EͯH̶̛͉̞͉͕̩̻̽̃̀
**
MissingNo. He corrupts the world, can delete your Hall of Fame records, and is always shifting.
** %%** Z̵͍̖̹̹̈ͣ̒̅̅LA̸͙̜̝̟̜̲͛ͅL̢̧͈͉̯͙͆ͧ͘G̢̬̣͌̿ͮ̍̿ͦ͗̚͠O̫̾́ͩͫͤ͛̉̔́ͣͧ͐́̚҉̫̘͎̪̟͠ͅEC̡̨̺̻͕͔̼͉̺̑ͥͅO͎͇̞̹̮̭̱ͭ́͑̀͋ͪM̴̖̩͖͓̪̐̍ͯͬ͐E̴̪̯͙̜͚̝̋ͮ͊ͩ̏KUT̳̮̂͊EͯH̶̛͉̞͉͕̩̻̽̃̀
%%**
Whatever Probst has let through the barrier into our world in [[http://zeddicker.blogspot.com No Pity for the Dead]].
* %%* EldritchLocation: The buildings in [[http://creepypasta.wikia.com/wiki/NoEnd_House NoEnd House]] and [[http://thereissomethingbehindme.blogspot.ca/2014/04/bored-come-try-this.html Bored?]].
* [[EvilPhone Evil Everything]]: Evil mirrors, evil bums, evil houses, evil video games, evil cars, evil dolls, evil children, '''[[EverythingTryingToKillYou everything is out to get you]] in these stories.'''
* {{Expy}}:
{{Expy}}:
**
[[http://creepypasta.wikia.com/wiki/Jeff_The_Killer Jeff the Killer]] is basically The Joker with an origin story and a heaping helping of UncannyValley. He's even got two joker origins incorporated into his, with the chemical alteration of his face and a GlasgowGrin carved into it.



** Sonic.exe's eyes bleed constantly.
*** And when he gets to Sally in the sequel, her eyelids get sewn shut.
* FatalFlaw: Many creepypastas have one that renders them laughable if you know what to look for.
* FailureIsTheOnlyOption: Some ritual genred creepypastas fall into this. ''How To Play Alone'' seems to avert this. Except chapter 06 "Lose", [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin in which you will lose no matter what, if you start the game]].

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** Sonic.exe's eyes bleed constantly.
***
constantly. And when he gets to Sally in the sequel, her eyelids get sewn shut.
* %%* FatalFlaw: Many creepypastas have one that renders them laughable if you know what to look for.
* FailureIsTheOnlyOption: FailureIsTheOnlyOption:
**
Some ritual genred creepypastas fall into this. ''How To Play Alone'' seems to avert this. Except chapter 06 "Lose", [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin in which you will lose no matter what, if you start the game]].



* FollowTheLeader: Count how many HauntedTechnology pastas came after WebVideo/BenDrowned.

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* FollowTheLeader: FollowTheLeader:
**
Count how many HauntedTechnology pastas came after WebVideo/BenDrowned.



** Jeff's not the only one. This trope is such a problem that Pokepastas, Lost Episode stories ''and'' Slenderman stories have all been banned from the wiki.

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** Jeff's not the only one. This trope is such a problem that Pokepastas, Lost Episode stories ''and'' Slenderman stories have all been banned from the wiki.



* FourthWallObserver: [[WebVideo/BenDrowned You shouldn't have done that.]] No, really. You shouldn't have.
* TheFourthWallWillNotProtectYou: No, no it will not.
** If you stop reading [[http://thereissomethingbehindme.blogspot.com/2012/03/they-are-watching-me-and-now-they-are.html They Are Watching Me. And Now They Are Watching You]] after you've finished it... ''They'' will come for you. Go back to the top and read it again. Don't stop.
* FreakLabAccident: How more than a few of these came into existence.
* FridgeHorror: There are some creepypastas that in themselves may not be as scary; but when you see it...
** Others conclude with the protagonist realizing that something mundane actually means something is very wrong indeed. For example, ''[[http://creepypasta.wikia.com/wiki/Barbie.avi Barbie.AVI]]'' concludes with the protagonist wondering why an abandoned house still has the plumbing hooked up, and ''[[http://creepypasta.wikia.com/wiki/The_Basement The Basement]]'' ends with the protagonist discovering a footprint outside his back door, meaning someone else entered the house to watch his neighbor die.
*** THEN WHO WAS PHONE???

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* %%* FourthWallObserver: [[WebVideo/BenDrowned You shouldn't have done that.]] No, really. You shouldn't have.
* TheFourthWallWillNotProtectYou: No, no it will not.
**
If you stop reading [[http://thereissomethingbehindme.blogspot.com/2012/03/they-are-watching-me-and-now-they-are.html They Are Watching Me. And Now They Are Watching You]] after you've finished it... ''They'' will come for you. Go back to the top and read it again. Don't stop.
* %%* FreakLabAccident: How more than a few of these came into existence.
* FridgeHorror: There are some creepypastas that in themselves may not be as scary; but when you see it...
** Others conclude with the protagonist realizing that something mundane actually means something is very wrong indeed. For example, ''[[http://creepypasta.wikia.com/wiki/Barbie.avi Barbie.AVI]]'' concludes with the protagonist wondering why an abandoned house still has the plumbing hooked up, and ''[[http://creepypasta.wikia.com/wiki/The_Basement The Basement]]'' ends with the protagonist discovering a footprint outside his back door, meaning someone else entered the house to watch his neighbor die.
*** THEN WHO WAS PHONE???
existence.



* GermansLoveDavidHasselhoff: With the popularity of MagicalRealism in Latin America, it's not difficult to come across creepypastas in Spanish or Portuguese, or readings of them.
* GhostlyChill: Whether or not they're actually ghosts sometimes doesn't matter. No matter the Horror, the main character will probably experience this at some point.
* GloriousMotherRussia: Is MemeticMutation on capitalist internet to rewriting creepypasta as if taking place in Soviet Russia. Thick and heavy FunetikAksent is spelling in text, and GratuitousRussian using sometimes. Result of tales is often change, as true Soviets able to endure much more grueling punishment than weak American dogs. Vodka is much present, and many things - bodies, important papers, sometimes even ArtifactOfDoom itself - burned for warmth without second thought. Such is life in Moscow. Some of there provide ample NightmareRetardant.

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* GermansLoveDavidHasselhoff: With the popularity of MagicalRealism in Latin America, it's not difficult to come across creepypastas in Spanish or Portuguese, or readings of them.
*
%%* GhostlyChill: Whether or not they're actually ghosts sometimes doesn't matter. No matter the Horror, the main character will probably experience this at some point.
* GloriousMotherRussia: GloriousMotherRussia:
**
Is MemeticMutation on capitalist internet to rewriting creepypasta as if taking place in Soviet Russia. Thick and heavy FunetikAksent is spelling in text, and GratuitousRussian using sometimes. Result of tales is often change, as true Soviets able to endure much more grueling punishment than weak American dogs. Vodka is much present, and many things - bodies, important papers, sometimes even ArtifactOfDoom itself - burned for warmth without second thought. Such is life in Moscow. Some of there provide ample NightmareRetardant.



* GuardianEntity: Sometimes, a few Creepypastas may play with these tropes and have it be revealed that the paranormal activity is actually them. [[spoiler: Best examples are in "Love", in which the paranormal activity is revealed as a GuardianAngel, and "The Man in the Purple Shirt" where the titular title is actually a GuardianEntity against a HumanoidAbomination.]]

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* GuardianEntity: GuardianEntity:
**
Sometimes, a few Creepypastas may play with these tropes and have it be revealed that the paranormal activity is actually them. [[spoiler: Best examples are in "Love", in which the paranormal activity is revealed as a GuardianAngel, and "The Man in the Purple Shirt" where the titular title is actually a GuardianEntity against a HumanoidAbomination.]]



* HauntedHeroine: Somewhat subverted, as Creepypastas don't tend to favor either sex. Just say ''Haunted Person''.
** Howard and Samuel the narrator could both qualify in ''They Are Watching Me. And Now They Are Watching You.''
* HauntedTechnology: Speaking in general, these stories are written by netizens, by definition more proficient technologically than an average person. This means there is a plenty of stories about, say, video game mods or other geeky stuff. For some examples:

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* HauntedHeroine: Somewhat subverted, as Creepypastas don't tend to favor either sex. Just say ''Haunted Person''.
**
Howard and Samuel the narrator could both qualify in ''They Are Watching Me. And Now They Are Watching You.''
* HauntedTechnology: Speaking in general, these stories are written by netizens, by definition more proficient technologically than an average person. This means there is a plenty of stories about, say, video game mods or other geeky stuff. For some examples:HauntedTechnology:



* HellHotel: '''Yes.'''
* {{Hipster}}: [[http://www.trollpasta.wikia.com/Broseph.doc Broseph]] seems to fit.
* HiveMind
** Zͦ̏̍͊͏̺̮A̩̙̫̳̥̹͐̾͌ͭ̀L͊͑҉̪̬͍͉̬̟G̴O͍͖̪̼͋̈ͮ͒̋
** The Worm Jeff Saga has a rather literal version of this.

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* %%* HellHotel: '''Yes.'''
* %%* {{Hipster}}: [[http://www.trollpasta.wikia.com/Broseph.doc Broseph]] seems to fit.
* %%* HiveMind
** %%** Zͦ̏̍͊͏̺̮A̩̙̫̳̥̹͐̾͌ͭ̀L͊͑҉̪̬͍͉̬̟G̴O͍͖̪̼͋̈ͮ͒̋
** %%** The Worm Jeff Saga has a rather literal version of this.



* ImAHumanitarian: Nice knowing you...
* IndianBurialGround: A few, but really, just about ''any'' kind of burial ground can be enough to set off the events of these.
* IncurableCoughOfDeath: Possibly either how the horror started out, or what the protagonist will experience by the end.

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* %%* ImAHumanitarian: Nice knowing you...
* IndianBurialGround: A few, but really, just about ''any'' kind of burial ground can be enough to set off the events of these.
*
%%* IncurableCoughOfDeath: Possibly either how the horror started out, or what the protagonist will experience by the end.



* IronicNurseryTune: Just pray they aren't reading ''Ring Around The Rosies''.
** [[{{WebOriginal/TheSkinDaddy}} Hum, hum, hum a little tune...]]
* ItCanThink: And usually more intelligent than whoever it's tormenting.
* ItWontTurnOff: Part of the time, but turning it on to begin with was probably enough to render whether it was on or off in the first place moot.
* LifeOrLimbDecision: Literally.
* LauncherOfAThousandShips: Sally, at least on Website/DeviantArt, gets a lot of this.
* TheLittleShopThatWasntThereYesterday: Be GenreSavvy not to shop there. One example of this that pulls it off rather well is [[http://creepypasta.wikia.com/wiki/WWF:_Cancelled_in_Your_House_PPV WWF: Cancelled In Your House PPV]].
* TheManBehindTheCurtain: The aptly titled [[http://creepypasta.wikia.com/wiki/Lost_Episodes "Lost Episodes"]] reveals all "haunted" lost episodes may have been created by a [[spoiler: a mentally dysfunctional social outcast]].

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* IronicNurseryTune: %%* IronicNurseryTune:
%%**
Just pray they aren't reading ''Ring Around The Rosies''.
** %%** [[{{WebOriginal/TheSkinDaddy}} Hum, hum, hum a little tune...]]
* %%* ItCanThink: And usually more intelligent than whoever it's tormenting.
* %%* ItWontTurnOff: Part of the time, but turning it on to begin with was probably enough to render whether it was on or off in the first place moot.
* %%* LifeOrLimbDecision: Literally.
* %%* LauncherOfAThousandShips: Sally, at least on Website/DeviantArt, gets a lot of this.
* %%* TheLittleShopThatWasntThereYesterday: Be GenreSavvy not to shop there. One example of this that pulls it off rather well is [[http://creepypasta.wikia.com/wiki/WWF:_Cancelled_in_Your_House_PPV WWF: Cancelled In Your House PPV]].
* TheManBehindTheCurtain: TheManBehindTheCurtain:
**
The aptly titled [[http://creepypasta.wikia.com/wiki/Lost_Episodes "Lost Episodes"]] reveals all "haunted" lost episodes may have been created by a [[spoiler: a mentally dysfunctional social outcast]].



* MaybeMagicMaybeMundane: Some creepypasta are totally ambiguous as to whether it's supernatural or not.
** Perfect examples of this are the Franchise/{{Pokemon}} creepypasta ''Ghost Black'' and ''Lost Silver'', which are simply the author describing what appear to be nothing more than very morbid ''Pokémon'' rom hacks that were written to cartridges. There is no evidence to suggest otherwise and nothing strange happens to the author of either other than them being incredibly freaked out about it. Supernatural possibilities come from wondering who in the world would do this and why. (On top of the fact that hacking the games to such an extent has only recently become possible)

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* MaybeMagicMaybeMundane: Some creepypasta are totally ambiguous as to whether it's supernatural or not.
MaybeMagicMaybeMundane:
** Perfect examples of this are the Franchise/{{Pokemon}} creepypasta ''Ghost Black'' and ''Lost Silver'', which are simply the author describing what appear to be nothing more than very morbid ''Pokémon'' rom hacks that were written to cartridges. There is no evidence to suggest otherwise and nothing strange happens to the author of either other than them being incredibly freaked out about it. Supernatural possibilities come from wondering who in the world would do this and why. (On top of the fact that hacking the games to such an extent has only recently become possible)



* MissingEpisode: Lots of creepypastas concern missing episodes.
** This trope is so prolific that there's a pasta, known appropriately enough as [[http://www.slimebeast.com/stories/lost_episodes.php ''Lost Episodes'']], which tries to provide a MetaOrigin for such [[MissingEpisode Missing Episodes]].
* MonsterClown: Bubby and Stubb.
** Don't forget Laughing Jack.
** [[http://creepypasta.wikia.com/wiki/Extra_Ketchup Apparently monster clowns run a burger joint now]].
* MoreTeethThanTheOsmondFamily: A common characteristic of the antagonists in these stories.
** Mr. Widemouth.
** Jeff, of course.
* TheMostDangerousVideoGame: Just ask Ben.
* MundaneGhostStory: Perhaps most terrifying of all, some of these stories use completely plausible set-ups and even twist endings. ''[[http://creepypasta.wikia.com/wiki/Texas_Blood Texas Blood]]'', for instance, reads less like a straight-up horror story and more like an excerpt from a particularly dark & gritty cop/thriller novel.

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* MissingEpisode: Lots of creepypastas concern missing episodes.
**
episodes. This trope is so prolific that there's a pasta, known appropriately enough as [[http://www.slimebeast.com/stories/lost_episodes.php ''Lost Episodes'']], which tries to provide a MetaOrigin for such [[MissingEpisode Missing Episodes]].
* MonsterClown: %%* MonsterClown:
**
Bubby and Stubb.
** Don't forget %%** Laughing Jack.
** %%** [[http://creepypasta.wikia.com/wiki/Extra_Ketchup Apparently monster clowns run a burger joint now]].
* %%* MoreTeethThanTheOsmondFamily: A common characteristic of the antagonists in these stories.
** %%** Mr. Widemouth.
** %%** Jeff, of course.
* %%* TheMostDangerousVideoGame: Just ask Ben.
* MundaneGhostStory: Perhaps most terrifying of all, some of these stories use completely plausible set-ups and even twist endings. endings.
**
''[[http://creepypasta.wikia.com/wiki/Texas_Blood Texas Blood]]'', for instance, reads less like a straight-up horror story and more like an excerpt from a particularly dark & gritty cop/thriller novel.



* NightmareFace: Many, especially Jeff the Killer's.

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* NightmareFace: NightmareFace:
%%**
Many, especially Jeff the Killer's.



%%* NightmareFuel AND HOW!
* NoFourthWall: [[TheFourthWallWillNotProtectYou Sometimes the fourth wall is not enough]]. Other times, it isn't even there at all...

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%%* NightmareFuel AND HOW!
* NoFourthWall: [[TheFourthWallWillNotProtectYou Sometimes the fourth wall is not enough]]. Other times, it isn't even there at all...NoFourthWall:



* NotSoImaginaryFriend: "Love", mentioned above, is about one of these. Unlike most though, he's not evil at all, though he gets ''scary'' when he's pissed.

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* %%* NotSoImaginaryFriend: "Love", mentioned above, is about one of these. Unlike most though, he's not evil at all, though he gets ''scary'' when he's pissed.



* PainfulTransformation: Jack's agonizing transformation into a Drone Jeff in "Trust Me, Part 2"

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* PainfulTransformation: PainfulTransformation:
**
Jack's agonizing transformation into a Drone Jeff in "Trust Me, Part 2"



* ParanoiaFuel: Oodles and oodles of it!
** If you read [[http://thereissomethingbehindme.blogspot.com/2012/03/they-are-watching-me-and-now-they-are.html They Are Watching Me. And Now They are Watching You]] in the dark, or if a shadow shifts while you read it... *shudder*
** [[http://trollpasta.wikia.com/wiki/Broseph.doc Broseph.doc]], if you value cheese puffs or have an abnormal fear of hipsters.
** Ever mouthed the words while you read? Had a song or part of a song in your head and couldn't get rid of it? Shake your leg while you sit? Talk in your sleep? [[https://zeddicker.blogspot.com You are probably possessed]].
** According to [[http://creepypasta.wikia.com/wiki/The_Devil%27s_Jaws this]], any one of us could potentially loose a homicidal demon on one of our loved ones with just a casual remark. Then again, perhaps it will be one of our loved ones who condemns us to the demon first?
* PersonalHorror: All the time.
* PsychologicalHorror: The very fabric of most of these.
* PuppeteerParasite: Worm Jeff is one of these, at least after his host has completed their transformation.
** The otherworldly beings in [[http://zeddicker.blogspot.com No Pity for the Dead]].

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* ParanoiaFuel: Oodles and oodles of it!
** If you read [[http://thereissomethingbehindme.blogspot.com/2012/03/they-are-watching-me-and-now-they-are.html They Are Watching Me. And Now They are Watching You]] in the dark, or if a shadow shifts while you read it... *shudder*
** [[http://trollpasta.wikia.com/wiki/Broseph.doc Broseph.doc]], if you value cheese puffs or have an abnormal fear of hipsters.
** Ever mouthed the words while you read? Had a song or part of a song in your head and couldn't get rid of it? Shake your leg while you sit? Talk in your sleep? [[https://zeddicker.blogspot.com You are probably possessed]].
** According to [[http://creepypasta.wikia.com/wiki/The_Devil%27s_Jaws this]], any one of us could potentially loose a homicidal demon on one of our loved ones with just a casual remark. Then again, perhaps it will be one of our loved ones who condemns us to the demon first?
*
%%* PersonalHorror: All the time.
* %%* PsychologicalHorror: The very fabric of most of these.
* PuppeteerParasite: %%* PuppeteerParasite:
%%**
Worm Jeff is one of these, at least after his host has completed their transformation.
** %%** The otherworldly beings in [[http://zeddicker.blogspot.com No Pity for the Dead]].
17th Jun '16 12:17:53 PM Kuruni
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* AGodAmI: Sonic.exe's line of "I AM GOD" implies that he at least thinks this applies. Whether it actually does or not is hard to tell.



* AndIMustScream: How more than a few of these end.
* AnonymousAuthor

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* %%* AndIMustScream: How more than a few of these end.
* %%* AnonymousAuthor



* FoodChainOfEvil: ''The Horrors hunger...''

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* %%* FoodChainOfEvil: ''The Horrors hunger...''



* GenreSavvy: The gravedigger from ''[[http://www.creepypastaindex.com/creepypasta/sarah-o-bannon Sarah O'Bannon]]''.

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* %%* GenreSavvy: The gravedigger from ''[[http://www.creepypastaindex.com/creepypasta/sarah-o-bannon Sarah O'Bannon]]''.



* {{Gorn}}: Some pasta writers just plain don't do subtlety.
* GuardianEntity / GuardianAngel: Sometimes, a few Creepypastas may play with these tropes and have it be revealed that the paranormal activity is actually them. [[spoiler: Best examples are in "Love", in which the paranormal activity is revealed as a GuardianAngel, and "The Man in the Purple Shirt" where the titular title is actually a GuardianEntity against a HumanoidAbomination.]]

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* AGodAmI: Sonic.exe's line of "I AM GOD" implies that he at least thinks this applies. Whether it actually does or not is hard to tell.
%%*
{{Gorn}}: Some pasta writers just plain don't do subtlety.
* GuardianEntity / GuardianAngel: GuardianEntity: Sometimes, a few Creepypastas may play with these tropes and have it be revealed that the paranormal activity is actually them. [[spoiler: Best examples are in "Love", in which the paranormal activity is revealed as a GuardianAngel, and "The Man in the Purple Shirt" where the titular title is actually a GuardianEntity against a HumanoidAbomination.]]



* HumanoidAbomination: The most common one of all.

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* %%* HumanoidAbomination: The most common one of all.



* NightmareFuel AND HOW!

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* %%* NightmareFuel AND HOW!



* NothingIsScarier: The very backbone a lot of these are built on.

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* %%* NothingIsScarier: The very backbone a lot of these are built on.



* OffscreenTeleportation: The Horror present is often capable of this.

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* %%* OffscreenTeleportation: The Horror present is often capable of this.



* [[FinalGirl Only Person]]: The main characters are often the only human characters of any significance in these.



* OrganTheft: Keep a close eyes on your liver, mate.

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* %%* OrganTheft: Keep a close eyes on your liver, mate.



* PaedoHunt: "[[http://slimebeast.com/stories/salt_house.php Salt House]]"

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* %%* PaedoHunt: "[[http://slimebeast.com/stories/salt_house.php Salt House]]"
17th Jun '16 12:14:19 PM Kuruni
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** Hardworking comrade is being maintenance of [[http://sovietcreepypasta.tumblr.com/ this]] blog, which have more examples of Glorious Soviet Pastas. Even including is [[http://sovietcreepypasta.tumblr.com/post/24069630823/item-scp-173-object-class-euclid-special entry]] on [[Wiki/SCPFoundation SCP-173]], show how real Soviet men better with Spetsial Containing Procedures than filthy capitalist pigdog Fondn.
--> "Personnel report sound of stone scraping when creature is alone. This is dutiful Russian work ethic. [[spoiler:If sound stops, subject to be beaten with iron rods, like child.]]"
17th Jun '16 8:04:59 AM FlakyPorcupine
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Archives where they can be found are [[http://www.creepypasta.com/ here,]] [[http://creepypasta.tumblr.com/ here,]] [[http://inuscreepystuff.blogspot.com here,]] [[http://www.creepypastaindex.com/ here,]] and [[http://terrortortellini.blogspot.com here.]] There's also [[http://creepypasta.wikia.com/wiki/Creepypasta_Wiki a Wiki for Creepypastas]] and [[http://terrortortellini.freeforums.org a forum for the Creepypasta community.]] Can be found in illustrated form [[http://www.youtube.com/user/TheHolderOfTales here.]]

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Archives where they can be found are [[http://www.creepypasta.com/ here,]] [[http://creepypasta.tumblr.com/ here,]] [[http://inuscreepystuff.blogspot.com here,]] [[http://www.creepypastaindex.com/ here,]] and [[http://terrortortellini.blogspot.com here.]] There's also [[http://creepypasta.wikia.com/wiki/Creepypasta_Wiki a Wiki for Creepypastas]] and [[http://terrortortellini.freeforums.org a forum for the Creepypasta community.]] community]]. The WebVideo/SomeOrdinaryGamers Wiki [[http://someordinarygamers.wikia.com/wiki/SomeOrdinaryGamers_Wiki found here]] also have their own creepypastas for further reading. Can be found in illustrated form [[http://www.youtube.com/user/TheHolderOfTales here.]]
1st Jun '16 7:28:42 AM VVK
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Some works have also subjected the genre to a kind of {{defictionalization}} by making, eg., [[VideoGame/LunaGame a computer game]] that's exactly like something out of a creepypasta about a computer game, minus the part where the player dies and/or goes insane.This genre expansion has also had the effect that, at least [[http://www.equestriagaming.com/search/label/creepypasta as seen]] on the [[http://www.equestriagaming.com/ Equestria Gaming]] blog and presumably due to the influence of ''VideoGame/LunaGame'', some [[TropeDecay people have started calling]] all {{horror}} elements (in a video game?) "creepypasta".

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Some works have also subjected the genre to a kind of {{defictionalization}} by making, eg., [[VideoGame/LunaGame a computer game]] that's exactly like something out of a creepypasta about a computer game, minus the part where the player dies and/or goes insane. This genre expansion has also had the effect that, at least [[http://www.equestriagaming.com/search/label/creepypasta as seen]] on the [[http://www.equestriagaming.com/ Equestria Gaming]] blog and presumably due to the influence of ''VideoGame/LunaGame'', some [[TropeDecay people have started calling]] all {{horror}} elements (in a video game?) "creepypasta".
28th May '16 11:17:41 PM VVK
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At least a few works have also subjected the genre to a kind of {{defictionalization}} by making, eg., [[VideoGame/LunaGame a computer game]] that's exactly like something out of a creepypasta about a computer game, minus the part where the player dies and/or goes insane.This genre expansion has also had the effect that, at least [[http://www.equestriagaming.com/search/label/creepypasta as seen]] on the [[http://www.equestriagaming.com/ Equestria Gaming]] blog and presumably due to the influence of ''VideoGame/LunaGame'', some [[TropeDecay people have started calling]] all {{horror}} elements (in a video game?) "creepypasta".

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At least a few Some works have also subjected the genre to a kind of {{defictionalization}} by making, eg., [[VideoGame/LunaGame a computer game]] that's exactly like something out of a creepypasta about a computer game, minus the part where the player dies and/or goes insane.This genre expansion has also had the effect that, at least [[http://www.equestriagaming.com/search/label/creepypasta as seen]] on the [[http://www.equestriagaming.com/ Equestria Gaming]] blog and presumably due to the influence of ''VideoGame/LunaGame'', some [[TropeDecay people have started calling]] all {{horror}} elements (in a video game?) "creepypasta".
24th May '16 3:22:03 PM MrCandle
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* EldritchLocation: Again, The buildings in [[http://creepypasta.wikia.com/wiki/NoEnd_House NoEnd House]] and [[http://thereissomethingbehindme.blogspot.ca/2014/04/bored-come-try-this.html Bored?]].

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* EldritchLocation: Again, The buildings in [[http://creepypasta.wikia.com/wiki/NoEnd_House NoEnd House]] and [[http://thereissomethingbehindme.blogspot.ca/2014/04/bored-come-try-this.html Bored?]].
23rd May '16 3:12:04 PM MarkLungo
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* CruelTwistEnding: Expect this to pop up a lot.



* OuterLimitsTwist: Expect this to pop up a lot.
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