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4th Sep '17 12:38:01 PM GrammarNavi
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* TheAmericanDream: Achieving prosperity won't make your life better, in fact it'll only destroy your life and family.

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* TheAmericanDream: UsefulNotes/TheAmericanDream: Achieving prosperity won't make your life better, in fact it'll only destroy your life and family.
26th Aug '17 5:26:15 AM poi99
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* PrescienceIsPredictable
26th Jun '17 8:36:53 PM starkitty93
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* PowerAtAPrice
* PrestigePeril
* PygmalionSnapBack

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* PowerAtAPrice
PowerAtAPrice: Use of superpowers requires having to sacrifice something in exchange.
* PrestigePeril
PrestigePeril: Positions of power put your life in danger.
* PygmalionSnapBackPygmalionSnapBack: It's not a good idea to change a person into something they're not.



* VengeanceFeelsEmpty
* WantingIsBetterThanHaving

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* VengeanceFeelsEmpty
VengeanceFeelsEmpty: Getting your revenge makes your life feel meaningless.
* WantingIsBetterThanHavingWantingIsBetterThanHaving: Once you've gotten all that you've wanted, life becomes boring and unrewarding.



* YankTheDogsChain

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* YankTheDogsChain
YankTheDogsChain: Don't expect to permanently keep your good fortune, you won't have it for very long.
26th Jun '17 8:17:01 PM starkitty93
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* NotQuiteForever
* ObsessivelyNormal
* ThePerilsOfBeingTheBest

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* NotQuiteForever
NotQuiteForever: Wanting something to last forever is just never so.
* ObsessivelyNormal
ObsessivelyNormal: The desire to be normal may cause you to mistreat/hate all who don't conform to your idea of normalcy.
* ThePerilsOfBeingTheBestThePerilsOfBeingTheBest: Being TheAce has many prices to pay.
25th Jun '17 8:32:31 PM starkitty93
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* AMindIsATerribleThingToRead: The ability to read minds is better left unused since it leads you to lead some dark secrets.

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* AMindIsATerribleThingToRead: The ability to read minds is better left unused since it leads you to lead learn some dark secrets.
25th Jun '17 8:29:14 PM starkitty93
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* AMindIsATerribleThingToRead

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* AMindIsATerribleThingToReadAMindIsATerribleThingToRead: The ability to read minds is better left unused since it leads you to lead some dark secrets.



* NecessaryFail

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* NecessaryFailNecessaryFail: That embarrassing blunder you committed or that horrific tragedy that happened is needed for something good to happen.
25th Jun '17 8:13:52 PM starkitty93
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* ComesGreatResponsibility
* CompensatingForSomething

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* ComesGreatResponsibility
ComesGreatResponsibility: When you have super powers, using them for anything other than helping others never works out.
* CompensatingForSomethingCompensatingForSomething: When the use of BiggerIsBetter reveals insecurity about a certain "aspect" of your body.



* {{Deconstruction}}

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* {{Deconstruction}}{{Deconstruction}}: The whole purpose of this story is to show how your desires coming true would play out in real life.



* GoodNeedsEvil

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* GoodNeedsEvilGoodNeedsEvil: If you remove evil then how can we know what good is?
25th Jun '17 5:09:01 AM starkitty93
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* TheAmericanDream

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* TheAmericanDreamTheAmericanDream: Achieving prosperity won't make your life better, in fact it'll only destroy your life and family.



* BestOfAllPossibleWorlds

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* BestOfAllPossibleWorldsBestOfAllPossibleWorlds: Attempts to improve your reality creates more problems.
24th Jun '17 7:04:05 PM starkitty93
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* HitlersTimeTravelExemptionAct

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* HitlersTimeTravelExemptionActHitlersTimeTravelExemptionAct: Trying to go back in time to prevent a tragedy from happening proves to make things worse.



* ImmortalityImmorality

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* ImmortalityImmoralityImmortalityImmorality: Obtaining immortality requires resorting to unethical means to achieve it.



* InWithTheInCrowd

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* InWithTheInCrowdInWithTheInCrowd: If you win the approval of the popular crowd, you'll lose old friends and become a {{Jerkass}}.
23rd Jun '17 9:39:27 AM starkitty93
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* DumbIsGood: Being smart will make you a {{Jerkass}}.

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* DumbIsGood: Being smart will make It's better to remain a simpleton since intelligence makes you a {{Jerkass}}.
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