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3rd Jun '17 1:25:27 PM nombretomado
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* "Innovative," which gets dragged out whenever a game or peripheral uses an unconventional gimmick. They beat this horse particularly hard when the {{Wii}} and UsefulNotes/{{DS}} came out, but they learned their lesson when competing {{Waggle}}-devices were released.

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* "Innovative," which gets dragged out whenever a game or peripheral uses an unconventional gimmick. They beat this horse particularly hard when the {{Wii}} UsefulNotes/{{Wii}} and UsefulNotes/{{DS}} came out, but they learned their lesson when competing {{Waggle}}-devices were released.
16th May '17 2:49:40 PM nombretomado
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** Filling reviews with {{Tumblr}} gifs.

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** Filling reviews with {{Tumblr}} Website/{{Tumblr}} gifs.
2nd May '17 11:07:45 AM ChaoticNovelist
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* Something alone the lines of "I don't normally read stuff like this" is suspicious and a blatant attempt at appealing to fans outside of the book's genre. Whatever it is?
28th Apr '17 6:30:32 AM Cryoclaste
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* [[FollowTheLeader X Clone]]: a game that uses a successful game's style in a good or bad way. Double points if the "X" is extremely old and part of a genre that has changed a lot over time (like ''VideoGame/{{Doom}}'' for a FirstPersonShooter) or NewerThanTheyThink and not what the game is really inspired by: ''(VideoGame/{{Bayonetta}}'' was named a ''VideoGame/GodOfWar'' clone instead of ''VideoGame/DevilMayCry'', [[SignatureStyle with which it shares a director]]). Triple points if it's kind of accurate - see ''VideoGame/SaintsRow'' after ''VideoGame/GrandTheftAuto'' or ''VideoGame/UFOAfterBlank'' for ''{{VideoGame/X-COM}}''.

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* [[FollowTheLeader X Clone]]: a game that uses a successful game's style in a good or bad way. Double points if the "X" is extremely old and part of a genre that has changed a lot over time (like ''VideoGame/{{Doom}}'' for a FirstPersonShooter) or NewerThanTheyThink and not what the game is really inspired by: ''(VideoGame/{{Bayonetta}}'' was named a ''VideoGame/GodOfWar'' clone instead of ''VideoGame/DevilMayCry'', [[SignatureStyle with which it shares a director]]). Triple points if it's kind of accurate - see ''VideoGame/SaintsRow'' after ''VideoGame/GrandTheftAuto'' or ''VideoGame/UFOAfterBlank'' for ''{{VideoGame/X-COM}}''.''{{VideoGame/XCOM}}''.
10th Apr '17 11:38:39 AM CosmicFerret
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* Any film attempting a relatively-realistic portrayal of space travel will be compared to ''Apollo13'' or ''TheRightStuff'' (this also often applies to nonfiction books about the early space program.)

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* Any film attempting a relatively-realistic portrayal of space travel will be compared to ''Apollo13'' ''Film/Apollo13'' or ''TheRightStuff'' (this also often applies to nonfiction books about the early space program.)
24th Mar '17 7:46:00 PM nombretomado
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* "Innovative," which gets dragged out whenever a game or peripheral uses an unconventional gimmick. They beat this horse particularly hard when the {{Wii}} and {{DS}} came out, but they learned their lesson when competing {{Waggle}}-devices were released.

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* "Innovative," which gets dragged out whenever a game or peripheral uses an unconventional gimmick. They beat this horse particularly hard when the {{Wii}} and {{DS}} UsefulNotes/{{DS}} came out, but they learned their lesson when competing {{Waggle}}-devices were released.
19th Mar '17 10:03:18 AM nombretomado
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** [[NeuroticallyYours Foamy The Squirrel]] railed against this during one of his famous rants.

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** [[NeuroticallyYours [[WebAnimation/NeuroticallyYours Foamy The Squirrel]] railed against this during one of his famous rants.
5th Mar '17 5:23:39 PM nombretomado
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** ''Discworld/EqualRites'' had a foreword reading "This book is not wacky. Only [[ILoveLucy dumb redheads in Fifties sitcoms]] are wacky. It isn't zany, either."

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** ''Discworld/EqualRites'' had a foreword reading "This book is not wacky. Only [[ILoveLucy [[Series/ILoveLucy dumb redheads in Fifties sitcoms]] are wacky. It isn't zany, either."
20th Feb '17 6:20:07 PM nombretomado
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* "I laughed. I cried. It was better than ''{{Cats}}''!" Fun fact: This is a MemeticMutation paraphrased from a 1980s ''Series/SaturdayNightLive'' skit, in which a hypnotist entranced his audience to recommend his show to others.

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* "I laughed. I cried. It was better than ''{{Cats}}''!" ''Theatre/{{Cats}}''!" Fun fact: This is a MemeticMutation paraphrased from a 1980s ''Series/SaturdayNightLive'' skit, in which a hypnotist entranced his audience to recommend his show to others.
1st Feb '17 11:20:03 PM jormis29
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* Expect sometimes-intentionally painful {{pun}}s and metaphors. For example, "''Earth'' is terra-ble" for ''Film/BattlefieldEarth'', "This Cradle rocks!" for ''Film/LaraCroftTombRaiderTheCradleOfLife'', "scales the heights of filmmaking" for ''[[Film/OneHundredAndTwentySevenHours 127 Hours]]'' and "will keep you at the edge of your seat" for ''Film/EdgeOfDarkness''. That last one was used by three separate reviews.

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* Expect sometimes-intentionally painful {{pun}}s and metaphors. For example, "''Earth'' is terra-ble" for ''Film/BattlefieldEarth'', "This Cradle rocks!" for ''Film/LaraCroftTombRaiderTheCradleOfLife'', "scales the heights of filmmaking" for ''[[Film/OneHundredAndTwentySevenHours 127 Hours]]'' and "will keep you at the edge of your seat" for ''Film/EdgeOfDarkness''.''Film/{{Edge of Darkness|2010}}''. That last one was used by three separate reviews.
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