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15th Apr '16 3:30:12 PM LaszloZapacik
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** The ''Dunk and Egg'' prequel stories give some more nuance to this, clarifying that the term 'baseborn' only applies to bastards with one commoner parent - bastards of two noble parents are not considered baseborn.
9th Apr '16 1:52:44 PM MyLittleXero
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** Cartman's mom is said to be a slut (mostly early in the series), but only a few episodes (e.g. "Pinkeye", "Cartman's Mom is a Dirty Slut/Cartman's Mom is Still a Dirty Slut") demonstrate this.
9th Apr '16 1:50:10 PM MyLittleXero
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* Naruto's orange outfit, tons of fanfics go out of their way to mock it,talk about how impractical it is for a ninja, and point out how ''insanely'' bright it is, but Naruto's getup isn't anymore brighter than what everyone else wears and as canon shows it hasn't hindered his stealth ability.
14th Mar '16 4:32:57 AM koldo27
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* Videogame/DarkestDungeon has this as a ''mechanic.'' Because of the way the quirk sistem works it is entirely possible to have a melee character with a damage, accuracy and critical chance reduction to ranged attacks (and vice versa).
11th Mar '16 2:17:09 PM TARINunit9
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* In-Universe example in ''VideoGame/{{Portal 2}}''. Wheatley is a personality core designed to make stupid decisions, and [=GLaDOS=] continually remarks how big of a moron he is. In reality he outsmarts her and Chell numerous times, even using traps that ''rely'' on their belief that he is stupid to work. [[FridgeBrilliance Four possible justifications]]:

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* In-Universe example in ''VideoGame/{{Portal 2}}''. Wheatley is a personality core designed to make stupid decisions, and [=GLaDOS=] continually remarks how big of a moron he is. In reality he outsmarts her and Chell numerous times, even using traps that ''rely'' on their belief that he is stupid to work. [[FridgeBrilliance Four Five possible justifications]]:


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** [[RuleOfDrama Chell was right about the universe having gone mad]] [[http://kotaku.com/5799408/why-chell-doesnt-speak and doing everything in its power to spite her]].
4th Mar '16 4:46:06 AM NNinja
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* The film adaptation of ''Literature/{{Twilight}}'' has Bella's purported clumsiness displayed in a throw-away scene where she slips and falls on wet steps only to be caught by her father.
4th Mar '16 4:38:41 AM NNinja
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* ''Anime/CodeGeass'': Partially informed, but mostly averted. Both the series and the promotional materials repeatedly insist that Lelouch is lacking in athletic prowess. This wasn't immediately obvious at first, when he initially seemed no more non-athletic than his classmates or peers. However, it does come up a few times later on. He can't land a single punch on a confused Mao at close distance during the middle of the first season and can't even dig a hole to set up a simple animal trap during the island episode. Lelouch also has trouble catching up with Euphemia [[spoiler:after he accidentally gives her a Geass order in episode 22.]] One non-serious episode during the the second season also uses this for the purpose of a gag, when Lelouch is outrun by Milly Ashford in a large, poofy dress. That said, his lack of athleticism most negatively affects him in comparison to the extremely fast and strong Suzaku, who seems to be inhumanly so. Oh, and he likes to skip gym class too.
28th Jan '16 1:56:29 PM HaggisMcCrablice
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** Also, his ability to cook is questioned... obviously he can make lasagna capably, and presumably other dishes as well; however, when he devastates from his small store of pat recipes and experiments, the results leave much to be desired (he once used mayonnaise as a substitute for some necessary ingredient, reasoning that "it's the same color"). Even Garfield won't touch these culinary abortions.
24th Jan '16 2:39:41 AM samsteel5
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* Various sources state that ''Franchise/SonicTheHedgehog'' can be a jerk at times. This contrasts with his actual in-game portrayal. He is always portrayed as a caring, friendly, if somewhat snarky guy. While more a case of CharacterizationMarchesOn, bios also sometimes refer to Tails being childlike and hyperactive, despite his personality being [[WiseBeyondTheirYears even more mature and rational than Sonic's]] for the large part.

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* Various sources state that ''Franchise/SonicTheHedgehog'' can be a jerk at times. This contrasts with his actual in-game portrayal. He is always portrayed as a caring, friendly, if somewhat snarky guy. While more a case of CharacterizationMarchesOn, bios also sometimes refer to Tails being childlike and hyperactive, despite his personality being [[WiseBeyondTheirYears even more mature and rational than Sonic's]] for the large part. Note, however, that this only really applies to the games- [[SonicTheHedgehogTheMovie In]] [[SonicUnderground other]] [[SonicSatAM media]] Sonic's a lot more of a JerkWithAHeartOfGold, and Tails is usually more childlike and naive. This applies least for Sonic in ''Anime/SonicX'', in which he can be rather impolite and disrespectful of other people at other times but is still pretty nice nonetheless, and least for Tails in ''WesternAnimation/SonicBoom'', in which he's a ''lot'' more intelligent and mature than Sonic could ever hope to be.
15th Jan '16 4:49:07 PM LadyJaneGrey
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* While their sanity (or lack thereof) isn't questioned, they have been described as "mostly having below-average IQ's" by Miss Pauling, and as "idiots" by Helen the Administrator, though each of them later displayed smarts ranging from GeniusDitz to DitzyGenius level, probably factoring in the "emotional stability" part of IQ amongst others. A later comic shows why they make such claims; Helen believes them to be just like the lead poisoned idiots of Teufort, while Miss Pauling has secretly been providing all of them with bottled water, except the Soldier, who didn't bother listening to her warnings

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* ** While their sanity (or lack thereof) isn't questioned, they have been described as "mostly having below-average IQ's" by Miss Pauling, and as "idiots" by Helen the Administrator, though each of them later displayed smarts ranging from GeniusDitz to DitzyGenius level, probably factoring in the "emotional stability" part of IQ amongst others. A later comic shows why they make such claims; Helen believes them to be just like the lead poisoned idiots of Teufort, while Miss Pauling has secretly been providing all of them with bottled water, except the Soldier, who didn't bother listening to her warnings
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