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20th May '16 7:22:02 AM toughpigs
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* RevengeIsADishBestServed: Getting back at someone by secretly feeding them someone disgusting, but non-harmful.

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* RevengeIsADishBestServed: Getting back at someone by secretly feeding them someone something disgusting, but non-harmful.
21st Mar '16 4:11:30 PM thatother1dude
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* BestServedCold: Dedicating one's life to fighting evil in hopes of getting revenge.

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* BestServedCold: Dedicating one's life to fighting evil in hopes Someone seeks revenge after a long period of getting revenge.biding their time.



** VengefulWidow: A woman who goes on a spree of vengeance after losing a husband or other loved one.



** RationalizingTheOverkill: A character will justify their DisproportionateRetribution on another character to others.



* FlushingToiletScreamingShower: Messing with the water temperature in some way to get back at someone using the shower.
* FoodSlap: A character avenges a wrong by throwing food or drink at the offender.



* HonorRelatedAbuse: When parents [[OffingTheOffspring off their offspring]], or siblings off one another, because they somehow "stained" the family's "honor".



* IAteWhat: Character eats or drinks something that's not intended to be food, usually prepared by someone wanting to get back at them.



* PayEvilUntoEvil: Doing bad things to bad people because they deserve it. Essentially revenge, except it isn't personal.



* RevengeByProxy: When a villain targets an innocent connected to the person he wants revenge on, just to make the person suffer for what he did to a person connected to them. [[MoralEventHorizon One of the more despicable forms of revenge.]]
** ForcedToWatch: [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin Forcing the target to watch]] their loved one suffer, just to take the ColdBloodedTorture aspect UpToEleven.
** WouldYouLikeToHearHowTheyDied: The ''other'' way the perpetrator of RevengeByProxy can twist the knife.

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* RevengeByProxy: When a villain targets an innocent connected to the person he wants revenge on, just to make the person suffer for what he did to a person connected to them. [[MoralEventHorizon One of the more despicable forms of revenge.]]\n** ForcedToWatch: [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin Forcing the target to watch]] their loved one suffer, just to take the ColdBloodedTorture aspect UpToEleven.\n** WouldYouLikeToHearHowTheyDied: The ''other'' way the perpetrator of RevengeByProxy can twist the knife.



* RevengeIsADishBestServed: See IAteWhat above.
* RevengeMyopia: Seeking retribution against someone who may have acted in self-defense, or on behalf of someone who is [[MoralMyopia less than pure]].

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* RevengeIsADishBestServed: See IAteWhat above.
Getting back at someone by secretly feeding them someone disgusting, but non-harmful.
* RevengeMyopia: Seeking retribution against someone who may have acted in self-defense, or on behalf of someone who is [[MoralMyopia less than pure]].innocent]].



* ThisIsUnforgivable: As a way of expressing his/her desire for revenge on someone for pushing him/her too far or doing something horrible to those close to him/her, one character announces that what the other character did was unforgivable and therefore he/she must pay for what he's/she's done.
* ThisMeansWar: Similarly to ThisIsUnforgivable above, in order to avenge their loved ones who were killed or the fact that they got pushed around too much, a character declares war against the other character before proceeding to kick their ass and get revenge for said loved ones.
* VehicularSabotage: Taking revenge on someone by damaging their vehicle.

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* ThisIsUnforgivable: As a way of expressing his/her desire for revenge on someone for pushing him/her too far or doing something horrible to those close to him/her, one character announces that what the other character did was unforgivable and therefore he/she must pay for what he's/she's done.
* ThisMeansWar: Similarly to ThisIsUnforgivable above, in In order to avenge their loved ones who were killed or the fact that they got pushed around too much, a character declares war against the other character before proceeding to kick their ass and get revenge for said loved ones.
* VehicularSabotage: Taking revenge on someone by damaging their vehicle.
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* VengefulWidow: A woman who goes on a spree of vengeance after losing a husband or other loved one.
15th Mar '16 11:26:13 AM Monolaf317
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* RevengeIsADishBestServed: See IAteWhat above.
12th Mar '16 5:39:00 PM eroock
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->''Revenge is sweeter than life itself. So think fools.''

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->''Revenge ->''"Revenge is sweeter than life itself. So think fools.''"''
1st Dec '15 3:54:18 PM Luigifan
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* AttackOnOneIsAnAttackOnAll: A group, nation or entire race sees harm to one of its members as a declaration of war and responds in kind.

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* AttackOnOneIsAnAttackOnAll: A group, nation nation, or entire race sees harm to one of its members as a declaration of war and responds in kind.



* GenocideBackfire: Trying to wipe out a people to keep them from destroying you will only give the survivors (and there are ''always'' survivors) all the reason they need to destroy you.

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* GenocideBackfire: Trying to wipe out a people to keep them from destroying you [[NiceJobBreakingItHerod will only give the survivors survivors]] (and there are ''always'' survivors) all the reason they need to destroy you.



* HonorRelatedAbuse: When parents [[OffingTheOffspring off their offspring]] because they somehow "stained" the family's honor.
* TheHunterBecomesTheHunted: Someone who is pursued decides to stop running and turn the tables on their pursuers.

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* HonorRelatedAbuse: When parents [[OffingTheOffspring off their offspring]] offspring]], or siblings off one another, because they somehow "stained" the family's honor."honor".
* TheHunterBecomesTheHunted: Someone who is pursued [[TiredOfRunning decides to stop running running]] and turn the tables on their pursuers.



* PayEvilUntoEvil: Doing bad things to bad people because they deserve it. Essentially revenge, if it isn't personal.

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* PayEvilUntoEvil: Doing bad things to bad people because they deserve it. Essentially revenge, if except it isn't personal.



* RevengeThroughCorruption: Villain does RevengeByProxy or SinsOfOurFathers through corrupting the enemy's loved one(s) - i.e., an engineered FaceHeelTurn.

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* RevengeThroughCorruption: Villain does RevengeByProxy or SinsOfOurFathers through corrupting the enemy's loved one(s) - -- i.e., an engineered FaceHeelTurn.
30th Sep '15 2:26:51 PM Art199
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!!A list of {{Revenge}}:

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!!A list of {{Revenge}}:{{Revenge Tropes}}:
17th Aug '15 11:39:17 AM DeisTheAlcano
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* DoWithHimAsYouWill: The hero leaves the villain in the hands of those they've most grievously wronged, allowing them to take vengeance upon them.



* DoWithHimAsYouWill: The hero leaves the villain in the hands of those they've most grievously wronged, allowing them to take vengeance upon them.



* RageAgainstTheLegalSystem: Convicted and/or incarcerated criminal seeks revenge against authorities for his punishment.



* RageAgainstTheLegalSystem: Convicted and/or incarcerated criminal seeks revenge against authorities for his punishment.
25th Jul '15 1:38:06 AM Rjinswand
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* CrusadingWidower: The death or murder of a family motivates the father to seek revenge.
** VengefulWidow: The DistaffCounterpart -- a woman who goes on a spree of vengeance after losing a husband or other loved one.

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* CrusadingWidower: The death or murder of a family their significant other (or the whole family) motivates the father character to seek revenge.
** VengefulWidow: The DistaffCounterpart -- a A woman who goes on a spree of vengeance after losing a husband or other loved one.
6th Jul '15 8:03:49 AM TheWanderer
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* ItsPersonalWithTheDragon: The hero's ArchEnemy isn't the main BigBad, but said big bad's top enforcer, and it won't be settled until one of them is dead.
24th Apr '15 4:51:29 AM BlastHardcheese
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