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16th Jun '16 4:59:53 PM Berrenta
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[[caption-width-right:350:Here are a few rules from Creator/{{Aristotle}} about how a drama should go.]]
13th Jun '16 9:57:44 AM creader
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[[caption-width-right:350:Here are a few rules from Creator/{{Aristotle}} about how a drama should go.]]
20th Jan '16 9:47:18 PM grapesandmilk
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* AdaptationalAngstUpgrade
11th Jan '16 10:42:26 AM Temmere
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* CantGetAwayWithNuthin
5th Oct '15 9:29:19 AM StFan
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->'''Quilt''': ''I have deduced that your old girlfriend escaped death because she was pregnant with your love-child and this Oracle Hunter is none other than your ''long-lost daughter''!''\\
'''Donovan Deegan''': ''And how, praytell, did you deduce all that?''\\
'''Quilt''': ''Because it is ''very'' dramatic.''
-->--'''DominicDeegan'''

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->'''Quilt''': ''I ->'''Quilt:''' I have deduced that your old girlfriend escaped death because she was pregnant with your love-child and this Oracle Hunter is none other than your ''long-lost daughter''!''\\
daughter''!\\
'''Donovan Deegan''': ''And Deegan:''' And how, praytell, did you deduce all that?''\\
'''Quilt''': ''Because
that?\\
'''Quilt:''' Because
it is ''very'' dramatic.''
-->--'''DominicDeegan'''
dramatic.
-->-- ''Webcomic/DominicDeegan''
26th Aug '15 3:05:50 PM DragonQuestZ
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->''"And once again, Probability proves itself willing to sneak into a back alley and service Drama as would a copper piece harlot."''
-->-- '''[[http://www.giantitp.com/comics/oots0584.html Vaarsuvius]]''', ''Webcomic/TheOrderOfTheStick''

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->''"And once again, Probability proves itself willing to sneak into a back alley ->'''Quilt''': ''I have deduced that your old girlfriend escaped death because she was pregnant with your love-child and service Drama as would a copper piece harlot."''
-->-- '''[[http://www.giantitp.com/comics/oots0584.html Vaarsuvius]]''', ''Webcomic/TheOrderOfTheStick''
this Oracle Hunter is none other than your ''long-lost daughter''!''\\
'''Donovan Deegan''': ''And how, praytell, did you deduce all that?''\\
'''Quilt''': ''Because it is ''very'' dramatic.''
-->--'''DominicDeegan'''
13th Aug '15 1:25:57 AM eroock
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-->--'''[[http://www.giantitp.com/comics/oots0584.html Vaarsuvius]]''', ''Webcomic/TheOrderOfTheStick''

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-->--'''[[http://www.-->-- '''[[http://www.giantitp.com/comics/oots0584.html Vaarsuvius]]''', ''Webcomic/TheOrderOfTheStick''
8th Jul '15 1:08:28 AM Llygodenfawr
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-> "The shortest distance between two points is a straight line. But it's not neccesarily the most interesting."

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-> "The shortest distance between two points is a straight line. But it's not neccesarily necessarily the most interesting."
8th Jul '15 1:06:59 AM Llygodenfawr
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Often comes up in books and films on history, because if it is found that two people had a conflict, however minor it may have actually been, it will often be milked [[HistoricalVillainUpgrade at least a little]] - and [[PlotTumor sometimes too much]] by the writer. The reason is not nessesarily because the writer is trying to lie or change history, but because [[TropesAreTools conflict is something the general audience can identify with]].

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Often comes up in books and films on history, because if it is found that two people had a conflict, however minor it may have actually been, it will often be milked [[HistoricalVillainUpgrade at least a little]] - and [[PlotTumor sometimes too much]] by the writer. The reason is not nessesarily necessarily because the writer is trying to lie or change history, but because [[TropesAreTools conflict is something the general audience can identify with]].
19th May '15 1:11:43 PM MHarrington
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Related to RuleOfFunny in comedy. See also AnthropicPrinciple.

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Related to both RuleOfFunny in comedy.comedy and RuleOfScary in horror. See also AnthropicPrinciple.
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