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24th Dec '16 8:43:28 AM Specialist290
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** All the butlers in the city go on a killing spree, and nobody suspects a thing.

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** All the butlers in the city go on a killing spree, and nobody suspects a thing. Or, the butler is revealed to be a serial killer.
28th Nov '16 11:08:14 AM VanHohenheimOfXerxes
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** Vision damage is a risk that the heroes must take to defeat the UltimateEvil.

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** Vision damage is a risk that the heroes must take to defeat the UltimateEvil.evil. Or perhaps it grants them DisabilityImmunity against a visual BrownNote.
30th Oct '16 3:54:22 PM BURGINABC
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** The most powerful characters are all blind due to the brightness of their weapons.

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** The most powerful characters are all gradually suffer retinal damage and eventually go blind due to the brightness of their weapons.
21st Jun '16 10:42:03 PM Specialist290
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** The butler did indeed do it... "it" being [[FelonyMisdemeanor leaving the toilet seat up.]] Or, he unknowingly assisted the murderer.

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** The butler did indeed do it... "it" being [[FelonyMisdemeanor leaving the toilet seat up.]] Or, he unknowingly assisted the murderer.murderer or was [[FelonyMurder criminally negligent]].
21st Jun '16 10:35:44 PM Specialist290
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* '''Other Variations on a Trope''': Sometimes, the difference isn't in how the trope is played functionally, but in how it's presented. The trope is still being Played Straight, but it's dressed up in a way that's unique, often due to other tropes present in the story interacting with it to show the full picture. Especially memorable variations may sometimes [[EvolvingTrope evolve]] into {{Sub Trope}}s through other creators attempting to FollowTheLeader.

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* '''Other '''[[Administrivia/TropesAreFlexible Other Variations on a Trope''': Trope]]''': Sometimes, the difference isn't in how the trope is played functionally, but in how it's presented. The trope is still being Played Straight, but it's dressed up in a way that's unique, often due to other tropes present in the story interacting with it to show the full picture. Especially memorable variations may sometimes [[EvolvingTrope evolve]] into {{Sub Trope}}s through other creators attempting to FollowTheLeader.
30th Oct '15 9:48:04 AM Art199
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* '''[[InvokedTrope Invoked]]''': A character is GenreSavvy, and/or uses their knowledge of a trope as a reason for their own actions, hoping that the effect will come through as it does "in fiction".

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* '''[[InvokedTrope Invoked]]''': A character is GenreSavvy, and/or uses their knowledge of a trope as a reason for their own actions, hoping that the effect will come through as it does "in fiction".through.
25th Sep '15 6:49:25 PM Specialist290
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*** The murderer isn't called a butler in the story, [[ValuesDissonance because the role as we know it doesn't exist in that place or time]] -- but most of their responsibilities or their relationship to their employer-turned-victim are basically the same.
*** Powerful weapons glow, and variations in {{color|CodedForYourConvenience}} and intensity will [[MagicAIsMagicA consistently]] represent something significant about the way a weapon functions.

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*** ** The murderer isn't called a butler in the story, [[ValuesDissonance because the role as we know it doesn't exist in that place or time]] -- but most of their responsibilities or their relationship to their employer-turned-victim are basically the same.
*** ** Powerful weapons glow, and variations in {{color|CodedForYourConvenience}} and intensity will [[MagicAIsMagicA consistently]] represent something significant about the way a weapon functions.
25th Sep '15 6:47:53 PM Specialist290
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** '''Variations on a Trope''': Sometimes, the difference isn't in how the trope is played functionally, but in how it's presented. The trope is still being Played Straight (hence why this entry only gets a sub-bullet under that one), but it's dressed up in a way that's unique, often due to other tropes present in the story interacting with it to show the full picture. Especially memorable variations may sometimes [[EvolvingTrope evolve]] into {{Sub Trope}}s through other creators attempting to FollowTheLeader.
*** The murderer isn't called a butler in the story, [[ValuesDissonance because the role as we know it doesn't exist in that place or time]] -- but most of their responsibilities or their relationship to their employer-turned-victim are basically the same.
*** Powerful weapons glow, and variations in {{color|CodedForYourConvenience}} and intensity will [[MagicAIsMagicA consistently]] represent something significant about the way a weapon functions.




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* '''Other Variations on a Trope''': Sometimes, the difference isn't in how the trope is played functionally, but in how it's presented. The trope is still being Played Straight, but it's dressed up in a way that's unique, often due to other tropes present in the story interacting with it to show the full picture. Especially memorable variations may sometimes [[EvolvingTrope evolve]] into {{Sub Trope}}s through other creators attempting to FollowTheLeader.
*** The murderer isn't called a butler in the story, [[ValuesDissonance because the role as we know it doesn't exist in that place or time]] -- but most of their responsibilities or their relationship to their employer-turned-victim are basically the same.
*** Powerful weapons glow, and variations in {{color|CodedForYourConvenience}} and intensity will [[MagicAIsMagicA consistently]] represent something significant about the way a weapon functions.
25th Sep '15 6:43:05 PM Specialist290
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*** Powerful weapons glow, and variations in {{color|CodedForYourConvenience}} and intensity will [[MagicAIsMagicA consistently]] represent something significant about the way that weapon functions.

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*** Powerful weapons glow, and variations in {{color|CodedForYourConvenience}} and intensity will [[MagicAIsMagicA consistently]] represent something significant about the way that a weapon functions.
25th Sep '15 6:42:38 PM Specialist290
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** '''Variations on a Trope''': Sometimes, the difference isn't in how the trope is played functionally, but in how it's presented. The trope is still being Played Straight (hence why this entry only gets a sub-bullet under that one), but it's dressed up in a way that's unique, often due to other tropes present in the story interacting with it to show the full picture. Especially memorable variations may sometimes [[EvolvingTrope evolve]] into {{Sub Trope}}s through other creators attempting to FollowTheLeader.
*** The murderer isn't called a butler in the story, [[ValuesDissonance because the role as we know it doesn't exist in that place or time]] -- but most of their responsibilities or their relationship to their employer-turned-victim are basically the same.
*** Powerful weapons glow, and variations in {{color|CodedForYourConvenience}} and intensity will [[MagicAIsMagicA consistently]] represent something significant about the way that weapon functions.
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