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22nd Sep '16 8:21:01 PM nombretomado
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* The ''Ben10UltimateAlien'' fanfics relating to Gwen and Kevin tend to have PurpleProse, either how [[PossessionSue smoking hot]] Gwen is (while she is pretty in universe, Kevin has never called her smoking hot) or how [[AllGirlsWantBadBoys hunky Kevin Levin is]], [[DemotedToExtra Ben Tennyson]] the main character of the show isn't even described with purple prose!

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* The ''Ben10UltimateAlien'' ''WesternAnimation/Ben10UltimateAlien'' fanfics relating to Gwen and Kevin tend to have PurpleProse, either how [[PossessionSue smoking hot]] Gwen is (while she is pretty in universe, Kevin has never called her smoking hot) or how [[AllGirlsWantBadBoys hunky Kevin Levin is]], [[DemotedToExtra Ben Tennyson]] the main character of the show isn't even described with purple prose!
19th Sep '16 4:27:10 PM BackgroundGuy
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* Cole Smithey, self-proclaimed "Smartest Film Critic in the World" (which even Roger Ebert scoffed at) and comparatively normal half-brother of the notorious Chris-chan, has made a career of writing reviews that would appear to overrely on his use of a thesaurus: [[http://www.colesmithey.com/capsules/2014/07/wild-strawberries.html "'Wild Strawberries' is a thematically abundant film that fluidly condenses a lifetime's worth of experience into succinct cinematic fragments under Ingmar Bergman's complex construction of abstract corollaries"]] is just one example.

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* Cole Smithey, self-proclaimed "Smartest Film Critic in the World" (which even Roger Ebert scoffed at) and comparatively normal half-brother of the notorious Chris-chan, has made a career of writing reviews that would appear to overrely on his use of a thesaurus: like [[http://www.colesmithey.com/capsules/2014/07/wild-strawberries.html this]] that make him appear to overrely on his thesaurus: "'Wild Strawberries' is a thematically abundant film that fluidly condenses a lifetime's worth of experience into succinct cinematic fragments under Ingmar Bergman's complex construction of abstract corollaries"]] is just one example.
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19th Sep '16 7:55:22 AM Morgenthaler
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* [[AnitaBlakeVampireHunter Laurell K. Hamilton]] slips in and out of this both before and after JumpingTheShark, particularly whenever she describes Anita's clothing or an attractive person, male or female.

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* [[AnitaBlakeVampireHunter ''Literature/AnitaBlakeVampireHunter'' Laurell K. Hamilton]] Hamilton slips in and out of this both before and after JumpingTheShark, particularly whenever she describes Anita's clothing or an attractive person, male or female.
18th Sep '16 7:32:35 PM BackgroundGuy
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* Cole Smithey, self-proclaimed "Smartest Film Critic in the World" (which even Roger Ebert scoffed at) and comparatively normal half-brother of the notorious Chris-chan, has made a career of writing reviews that would appear to overrely on his use of a thesaurus: [[http://www.colesmithey.com/capsules/2014/07/wild-strawberries.html "'Wild Strawberries' is a thematically abundant film that fluidly condenses a lifetime's worth of experience into succinct cinematic fragments under Ingmar Bergman's complex construction of abstract corollaries"]] is just one example.
3rd Sep '16 9:39:57 PM billybobfred
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* InUniverse in ''VideoGame/FallenLondon'': One of the many ways you can make a name for yourself in the Neath is by becoming an author. The success text for "A Daring Edit" suggests that you have a tendency to fall into this:
-->You've dared the shambolic barricades of verbiage and brought out a shining... no, let's not talk like that. That's how all this started. Cut it out. Cut it all out.
3rd Sep '16 6:40:10 PM billybobfred
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* ''VideoGame/TheCompanyOfMyself'' not only contains such PurpleProse, because even the preloader and the volume control have it.
* ''[[http://jayisgames.com/games/pirouette/ Pirouette]]'' conveys most of the conversations through this.



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* ''VideoGame/TheCompanyOfMyself'' WebGame not only contains such PurpleProse, because even the preloader and the volume control have it.
* ''[[http://jayisgames.com/games/pirouette/ Pirouette]]'' conveys most of the conversations through this.
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22nd Aug '16 5:31:09 PM DrFraud
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Fittingly, the slayer of the innocent and helpless was in his turn slain by the most innocent and seeming-helpless of his victims. A mighty blast-a haunting silence. Did the Terrible Wizard realize in his last moment that The Wheel of Fortune had turned-that another power had risen to thwart his most vile intent? We may picture it-we may imagine the momentary look of astonishment and terror in those red orbs as they perceived his bane rise before him; his disbelief and horror when the Boy proved invulnerable to the Monster's Unforgivable Curse: his despair as he was banished into less than the meanest dust, and his spirit cast into the Outer Darkness from whence it came. Let those of us who suffered savour that vision, and give thanks to Harry Potter, The Boy-Who-Lived...

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Fittingly, the slayer of the innocent and helpless was in his turn slain by the most innocent and seeming-helpless of his victims. A mighty blast-a haunting silence. Did the Terrible Wizard realize in his last moment that The Wheel of Fortune had turned-that another power had risen to thwart his most vile intent? We may picture it-we may imagine the momentary look of astonishment and terror in those red orbs as they perceived his bane rise before him; his disbelief and horror when the Boy proved invulnerable to the Monster's Unforgivable Curse: his despair as he was banished into less than the meanest dust, and his spirit cast into the Outer Darkness from whence it came. Let those of us who suffered savour that vision, and give thanks to Harry Potter, The Boy-Who-Lived...''
22nd Aug '16 5:25:59 PM DrFraud
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* ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/4912291/15/The-Best-Revenge The Best Revenge]]'' gives a sample of ''Great Wizarding Events of the Twentieth Century'' which suffers heavily from this.
-->''Most abominable were the crimes of He-Who-Could-Not-Be-Named, and his just fate was no less remarkable than his misdeeds. That an infant, a child only just weaned from his mother's breast, could prove a doughtier opponent than many a battle-hardened Auror may be difficult for posterity to credit; but is unquestionably true. Little Harry Potter was utterly alone: his parents struck down in a viridian blaze. Evil Most Orgulous loomed over the martyred mother, but he reckoned not with the imponderable nature of Magic. Trusting in his own power, he discounted that of others-forgetting that even Merlin was once a babe-in-arms.\\
Fittingly, the slayer of the innocent and helpless was in his turn slain by the most innocent and seeming-helpless of his victims. A mighty blast-a haunting silence. Did the Terrible Wizard realize in his last moment that The Wheel of Fortune had turned-that another power had risen to thwart his most vile intent? We may picture it-we may imagine the momentary look of astonishment and terror in those red orbs as they perceived his bane rise before him; his disbelief and horror when the Boy proved invulnerable to the Monster's Unforgivable Curse: his despair as he was banished into less than the meanest dust, and his spirit cast into the Outer Darkness from whence it came. Let those of us who suffered savour that vision, and give thanks to Harry Potter, The Boy-Who-Lived...
22nd Aug '16 4:19:29 PM nombretomado
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* Creator/DavidEddings can write in Purple Prose (and, indeed, write a variety of accents, dialects, and styles to spice it up), and he can do it well, but he's not above poking fun at it--the biggest example was in the third book of the ''{{Elenium}}'', ''The Sapphire Rose'', where a goddess brings the party to ''her'' domain to give them an emotional boost and some information. They wake up in her place, which is fantastically beautiful and contains nothing but peace, and all the animals there are gentle and beautiful. The descriptions are solid purple, and when the Goddess begins speaking to the party--mostly a bunch of straightforward, plain men ... see the quotes page for the [[Quotes/PurpleProse text.]] In the sequel series the ''Tamuli'', they visit the goddess' domain again, for similar reasons... and start thinking and speaking in purple prose before one of them catches himself and mentally convinces the goddess that they probably aren't the best people to do that to.

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* Creator/DavidEddings can write in Purple Prose (and, indeed, write a variety of accents, dialects, and styles to spice it up), and he can do it well, but he's not above poking fun at it--the biggest example was in the third book of the ''{{Elenium}}'', ''Literature/TheElenium'', ''The Sapphire Rose'', where a goddess brings the party to ''her'' domain to give them an emotional boost and some information. They wake up in her place, which is fantastically beautiful and contains nothing but peace, and all the animals there are gentle and beautiful. The descriptions are solid purple, and when the Goddess begins speaking to the party--mostly a bunch of straightforward, plain men ... see the quotes page for the [[Quotes/PurpleProse text.]] In the sequel series the ''Tamuli'', they visit the goddess' domain again, for similar reasons... and start thinking and speaking in purple prose before one of them catches himself and mentally convinces the goddess that they probably aren't the best people to do that to.
14th Aug '16 9:08:51 AM Nepeta
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** Author Creator/AndrewHussie seems very fond of it in general, at least on the web. Reading his blog, complete with [[MundaneMadeAwesome an epic struggle with online spam messages to obtain a free meal at Olive Garden]], should give you a great idea.

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** Author Creator/AndrewHussie seems very fond of it in general, at least on the web. Reading web, especially on moments like when [[http://www.mspaintadventures.com/?s=6&p=005542 Rose went Grimdark]].
--> You slip into the fabled blackdeath trance of the woegothics, quaking all the while in the bloodeldritch throes of the broodfester tongues. You advise the members of your Complacency not to be alarmed, as they chronicle the event in tomes bound in the tanned, writhing flesh of a tortured hellscholar, with runes stroked in the black tears bled from the corruption-weary eyes of fifty thousand imaginary occultists. But they fail to not be alarmed.
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his blog, complete with [[MundaneMadeAwesome an epic struggle with online spam messages to obtain a free meal at Olive Garden]], should give you a great idea.
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