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12th Jan '17 11:25:49 AM Gosicrystal
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* AnachronicOrder

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* AnachronicOrderAnachronicOrder - Scenes, episodes or installments are presented out of chronological order



* BackToFront
* DashedPlotLine

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* BackToFront
BackToFront - The story is told backwards, from end to beginning
* DashedPlotLineDashedPlotLine - Time periods larger than one year where nothing interesting happens are skipped to preserve TheLawOfConservationOfDetail



* FabulaAndSujet

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* FabulaAndSujetFabulaAndSujet - Distinction between the chronological order of the story's events (Fabula) and the order we see the scenes in (Sujet)



* {{Flashback}}

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* {{Flashback}}{{Flashback}} - A break in the story to remember a character's past vividly



* FlashbackEcho

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* FlashbackEchoFlashbackEcho - Events in the present are quickly followed by flashbacks to similar events in the past



* FlashbackNightmare
* FlashbackStares

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* FlashbackNightmare
FlashbackNightmare - A character dreams of a traumatic past event
* FlashbackStaresFlashbackStares - A character stares into the distance while remembering a past event



* FlashForward
* {{Futureshadowing}}

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* FlashForward
FlashForward - A break in the story to show a future plot development ahead of time
* {{Futureshadowing}}{{Futureshadowing}} - We see the aftermath of an event before seeing the event itself



* HowWeGotHere
* InMediasRes
* InstantMysteryJustDeleteScene

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* HowWeGotHere
HowWeGotHere - The story starts in its climax and quickly is followed by a retelling of the events that led to it (a form of InMediasRes)
* InMediasRes
InMediasRes - The story doesn't start at the beginning; it's either in the middle or at the end
* InstantMysteryJustDeleteSceneInstantMysteryJustDeleteScene - A scene is skipped so the viewer doesn't know what happened there for the sake of mystery and suspense



* OffstageWaitingRoom
* OnceMoreWithClarity

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* OffstageWaitingRoom
OffstageWaitingRoom - Some characters do important things for the plot while the others wait for them to finish their own adventure (do nothing)
* OnceMoreWithClarityOnceMoreWithClarity - We see a scene and it seems to mean one thing; after several plot developments, we see the same scene, and this time it means something completely different



* RashomonStyle

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* RashomonStyleRashomonStyle - Several characters narrate a past event, but each version is different



* RewatchBonus
* SequencingDeception

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* RewatchBonus
RewatchBonus - Now that the work is over, we'll find a new meaning in those little strange details if we watch it again
* SequencingDeceptionSequencingDeception - The work implies that two scenes happen simultaneously or one after the other, but the true order is completely different than we thought



* ThirdPersonFlashback
* TimeSkip

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* ThirdPersonFlashback
ThirdPersonFlashback - A person remembering a past event will see everything from a third-person perspective instead of through their own eyes (first person)
* TimeSkipTimeSkip - A good chunk of time is skipped between two plot developments or installments



* ViewersAreGoldfish

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* ViewersAreGoldfishViewersAreGoldfish - The creators think we can't remember past plot developments, so they will remind us constantly



* WholeEpisodeFlashback

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* WholeEpisodeFlashbackWholeEpisodeFlashback - The entire episode is a FlashBack to a past storyline
21st Dec '16 6:10:33 AM SteveMB
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* HilariousInFlashback
25th May '15 6:26:25 AM GeneralSpecific
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* RewatchBonus
13th Oct '13 8:05:38 PM Vasha
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13th Oct '13 8:05:15 PM Vasha
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* FlashBackBackBack

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* FlashBackBackBackFlashbackBackBack
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