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15th Feb '18 12:18:53 PM DeckardCanine
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* StatusQuoIsGod/NewspaperComics
9th Jan '18 2:07:14 PM AHI-3000
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*** ThouShaltNotKill: Because the heroes refuse to permanently eliminate them.
18th Dec '17 3:11:46 PM AHI-3000
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* NoOntologicalInertia: For some reason, destroying the source of something (like magic) will instantly negate any changes it made.
20th Oct '17 1:28:41 PM PistolsAtDawn
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NegativeContinuity is what happens when the writers become too aware of the ramifications of Status Quo is God: they freely change anything and everything, knowing that absolutely none of it will ever stick long-term. See also, AlternateUniverseReedRichardsIsAwesome, in which characters get a glimpse of an alternative universe where things have, in fact, changed.

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NegativeContinuity is what happens when the writers become too aware of the ramifications of Status Quo this trope is God: they freely change anything and everything, knowing that absolutely none of it will take UpToEleven- not only does nothing ever stick long-term.change, it doesn't even require an explanation InUniverse, the world just resets at the end of every episode. See also, AlternateUniverseReedRichardsIsAwesome, in which characters get a glimpse of an alternative universe where things have, in fact, changed.
17th Oct '17 4:04:05 AM HelloLamppost
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Related to JustEatGilligan and UnConfession. The inability of characters to ever have lasting love interests is the CartwrightCurse. For the opposite, in which a work changes dramatically over the course of its run, see NothingIsTheSameAnymore.

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Related to JustEatGilligan and UnConfession. The inability of characters to ever have lasting love interests is the CartwrightCurse. For the opposite, in which a work changes dramatically over the course of its run, see NothingIsTheSameAnymore.
17th Oct '17 4:03:29 AM HelloLamppost
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Related to JustEatGilligan and UnConfession. For the opposite, in which a work changes dramatically over the course of its run, see NothingIsTheSameAnymore.

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Related to JustEatGilligan and UnConfession. The inability of characters to ever have lasting love interests is the CartwrightCurse. For the opposite, in which a work changes dramatically over the course of its run, see NothingIsTheSameAnymore.
11th Oct '17 5:45:34 PM ANTMuddle
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Related to JustEatGilligan and UnConfession; may also be StrictlyFormula. For the opposite, in which a work changes dramatically over the course of its run, see NothingIsTheSameAnymore.

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Related to JustEatGilligan and UnConfession; may also be StrictlyFormula.UnConfession. For the opposite, in which a work changes dramatically over the course of its run, see NothingIsTheSameAnymore.
11th Oct '17 5:45:18 PM ANTMuddle
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Related to JustEatGilligan and UnConfession. For the opposite, in which a work changes dramatically over the course of its run, see NothingIsTheSameAnymore.

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Related to JustEatGilligan and UnConfession.UnConfession; may also be StrictlyFormula. For the opposite, in which a work changes dramatically over the course of its run, see NothingIsTheSameAnymore.
11th Oct '17 9:05:49 AM Nadim
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* StatusQuoGameShow: Sometimes winning a gameshow might affect the character's status quo.

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* StatusQuoGameShow: Sometimes winning a gameshow game show might affect the character's status quo.
11th Oct '17 9:05:05 AM Nadim
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* SnapBack: Something happens to the character or the story, but it is somehow undone by the next episode without any explanation.



* SnapBack: Something happens to a character or the story, but it is somehow undone with no explanation.

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* SnapBack: Something happens to StatusQuoGameShow: Sometimes winning a character or gameshow might affect the story, but it is somehow undone with no explanation.character's status quo.
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