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17th May '18 10:45:14 AM Qrow
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** Played completely straight at the very end of season 6 with [[spoiler:Henry]]. Well... we don't actually know if he died, but the trope is in play.

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** Played completely straight at the very end of season 6 with [[spoiler:Henry]]. Well... we don't actually know if he died, He lived, but the trope is in play.
16th May '18 2:49:39 PM bitemytail
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'''Wiggum:''' Well, you know how it is with cops. I'll get shot three days before retirement. In the business, we call it "[[TropeNamer retirony]]."\\

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'''Wiggum:''' Well, you know how it is with cops. I'll get shot three days before retirement. In the business, we call it "[[TropeNamer retirony]]."retirony."\\
7th May '18 5:19:50 AM jormis29
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* An aversion happens in "Eighteen Wheels and a Dozen Roses" by Kathy Mattea. The song is about a truck driver named Charlie who is on his last haul before retiring to go be with his wife. The song seems like a setup for him to crash and never make it home, but amazingly (especially since it was a Country Music song,) he does.

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* An aversion happens in "Eighteen Wheels and a Dozen Roses" by Kathy Mattea.Music/KathyMattea. The song is about a truck driver named Charlie who is on his last haul before retiring to go be with his wife. The song seems like a setup for him to crash and never make it home, but amazingly (especially since it was a Country Music song,) he does.
1st May '18 9:27:34 PM nombretomado
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Not to be [[Main/IThoughtItMeant confused with retroactive]] [[{{Irony}} irony]].

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Not to be [[Main/IThoughtItMeant [[JustForFun/IThoughtItMeant confused with retroactive]] [[{{Irony}} irony]].
26th Apr '18 10:47:14 PM Premonition45
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* On October 2, 2017, only a week after he finished his 40th Anniversary tour with The Heartbreakers, Music/TomPetty died suddenly from cardiac arrest. In his final interviews, he'd said this tour would probably be "the last big one".
19th Apr '18 4:04:51 PM southpawhare2
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* [[InvertedTrope Inverted]] with [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lr9oVLX0rlY this police officer] who was shot and killed on her first day.

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* [[InvertedTrope Inverted]] with [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lr9oVLX0rlY this police officer] officer]] who was shot and killed on her first day.
19th Apr '18 4:04:09 PM southpawhare2
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* [[InvertedTrope Inverted]] with [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lr9oVLX0rlY this police officer] who was shot and killed on her first day.
15th Apr '18 7:12:13 AM TompaDompa
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* ''Film/{{Deewaar}}'': [[spoiler:Vijay decides to quit the criminal life when he finds out that Anita is pregnant. They're both killed before that can happen.]]
13th Apr '18 1:03:03 PM creepingdeath
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*** However, [[spoiler:''VideoGame/FiveNightsAtFreddys4'' reveals that Jeremy wasn't the victim after all, making this a subversion.]]

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*** However, [[spoiler:''VideoGame/FiveNightsAtFreddys4'' reveals that Jeremy wasn't the victim after all, making this a subversion. There is still some evidence that the bite in 4 may have been a earlier bite, since it's shown to be 1983 on one of the in-game commercials.]]
5th Apr '18 1:25:43 AM __Vano
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Retirony is rarely played straight any more, since it has [[UndeadHorseTrope become such a well known and joked about trope]].

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Retirony is rarely played straight any more, since it has [[UndeadHorseTrope [[DeadHorseTrope become such a well known and joked about trope]].
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