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15th Aug '16 3:01:51 PM DRCEQ
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* Used by the kogal Yuka Ayase in the [[UpdatedRerelease PSP version]] of ''VideoGame/{{Persona}}''.

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* Used by the kogal [[GyaruGirl kogal]] Yuka Ayase in the [[UpdatedRerelease PSP version]] of ''VideoGame/{{Persona}}''.
11th May '16 3:50:04 PM Uyyy
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* Ini Miney talks like this in ''VisualNovel/PhoenixWrightAceAttorney''. Though later it's revealed that [[spoiler: [[ObfuscatingStupidity she's doing it on purpose]].]]

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* Ini Miney talks like this in ''VisualNovel/PhoenixWrightAceAttorney''. Though later it's revealed that [[spoiler: [[ObfuscatingStupidity she's doing it on purpose]].]] Matt Engarde also uses it to a lesser degree. [[spoiler: Is he acting too? Oh, ''[[TheSociopath is]]'' ''[[BitchInSheepsClothing he]]'' ''[[BigBad ever]]''...]]
27th Apr '16 2:51:18 AM CassandraLeo
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[[AC:Like, {{Music}}]]
* The ValleyGirl who gives the intro to Music/SirMixALot's "[[StuffyOldSongsAboutTheButtocks Baby Got Back]]" uses this.
19th Apr '16 7:59:40 AM ImperialMajestyXO
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* Most American teenagers, black or white, male or female. Like: It's Not Just For, Like, Dumbass {{Valley girl}}s Anymore!

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* Most American teenagers, black or white, male or female. Like: It's Not Just For, Like, Dumbass {{Valley girl}}s Girl}}s Anymore!


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27th Mar '16 7:35:33 PM Averagemoe
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* The "quotative like" is discussed in [[http://xkcd.com/1483/ this]] ''Webcomic/{{Xkcd}}'' strip. (Is the linguist's quote just a statement about how language evolves - [[AmbiguouslyEvil or a death threat]]?)




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* The "quotative like" is discussed in [[http://xkcd.com/1483/ this]] ''Webcomic/{{Xkcd}}'' strip. (Is the linguist's quote just a statement about how language evolves - [[AmbiguouslyEvil or a death threat]]?)
27th Mar '16 7:33:12 PM Averagemoe
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* Felecia from Webcomic/OzyAndMillie doesn't play this up much, but does it often enough that it comes up when she gets sent to the pshychyatrist.
-->'''Felicia:''' Are you sure saying "like" every other word causes fatal brain warts?
-->'''Dr. Wahnsinnig:''' If it'll make you stop-yes, absolutely positive.
25th Feb '16 3:07:26 PM magicpotato
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*The Royal Guard 1 from ''VideoGame/{{Undertale}}'' speaks like this.
25th Feb '16 2:54:11 PM magicpotato
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* The Royal Guard 1 from ""VideoGame/Undertale"" speaks like this.

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* The Royal Guard 1 from ""VideoGame/Undertale"" speaks like this.
25th Feb '16 2:53:09 PM magicpotato
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*The Royal Guard 1 from ""VideoGame/Undertale"" speaks like this.
31st Jan '16 9:12:25 AM Eievie
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Right, that's enough of that...hopefully you can see how unclear and annoying that can make dialogue! This trope definitely needs to be used sparingly, unless you really want to make a character TheScrappy.

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Right, that's enough of that...thatů hopefully you can see how unclear and annoying that can make dialogue! This trope definitely needs to be used sparingly, unless you really want to make a character TheScrappy.



* Adverbs, when it can mean 'nearly' or 'about' - "She's only, like, 5 miles away", or 'for example' - "You could catch, like, herpes".
* Quotatives, when you wish to quote another character - "she was like, 'Like is totally a quotative!'"
* 'Hedges', when you want to show you don't quite mean what you're saying literally, but as simile or hyperbole - "I, like, died".
* '[[RealisticDictionisUnrealistic Fillers]]', if you don't wanna use, like, "um..." or "er...".

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* Adverbs, when it can mean 'nearly' or 'about' - -- "She's only, like, 5 miles away", or 'for example' - -- "You could catch, like, herpes".
* Quotatives, when you wish to quote another character - -- "she was like, 'Like is totally a quotative!'"
* 'Hedges', when you want to show you don't quite mean what you're saying literally, but as simile or hyperbole - -- "I, like, died".
* '[[RealisticDictionisUnrealistic Fillers]]', if you don't wanna use, like, "um..." "umů" or "er...".
"erů".



This is, like, TruthInTelevision, as many parents will gripe about this trope - although people ''will'' use it in TotallyRadical ways that don't match any actual teenagers' speech. Also a prominent trait of the ValleyGirl.

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This is, like, TruthInTelevision, as many parents will gripe about this trope - -- although people ''will'' use it in TotallyRadical ways that don't match any actual teenagers' speech. Also a prominent trait of the ValleyGirl.
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