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16th Feb '18 6:57:51 AM starkitty93
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* AntiAdvice: Advice given out by morons can be happily ignored.



* AntiAdvice: Advice given out by morons can be happily ignored.
16th Feb '18 6:55:26 AM starkitty93
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* SelectiveStupidity
* SidetrackedByTheAnalogy

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* SelectiveStupidity
SelectiveStupidity: ManipulativeEditing done to make people appear stupid.
* SidetrackedByTheAnalogySidetrackedByTheAnalogy: Don't try using metaphors with idiots, they just won't get them.



* StrangerSafety

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* StrangerSafetyStrangerSafety: A stupid person always trusts complete strangers; never mind that that stranger could be an axe murderer or a thief.
16th Feb '18 5:30:12 AM Nadim
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* BroughtHomeTheWrongKid: Never leave your baby in the hands of an idiotic babysitter who will lose the baby and mistake someone else's for yours.

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* BroughtHomeTheWrongKid: Never leave your baby in the hands of trust an idiotic babysitter who because they will lose the confuse your baby and mistake for someone else's for yours.else's.
15th Feb '18 7:35:20 AM starkitty93
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* RecognitionFailure

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* RecognitionFailureRecognitionFailure: You know someone is stupid if they don't even recognize a renowned celebrity.



* RememberedICouldFly

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* RememberedICouldFlyRememberedICouldFly: An idiot is in danger, and they remember that they have powers to help them at the last minute.



* ReverseTelescopicVision

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* ReverseTelescopicVisionReverseTelescopicVision: Stupid characters always look through the wrong ends of telescopes and binoculars.



* SeeminglyProfoundFool

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* SeeminglyProfoundFoolSeeminglyProfoundFool: Everyone thinks this guy is a genius, but he's really a dumbass.
14th Feb '18 11:45:10 PM Nadim
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* BroughtHomeTheWrongKid: Never leave your baby in the hands of an idiotic babysitter who will lose the baby and mistake someone else's for yours.


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* LiteralMinded: So stupid they take everything literally.
14th Feb '18 7:37:15 AM starkitty93
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* MooseAreIdiots

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* MooseAreIdiotsMooseAreIdiots: Moose tend to not be very intelligent creatures in fiction.



* MsRedInk

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* MsRedInkMsRedInk: This woman's not smart enough to handle finances properly.



* NoMeansYes

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* NoMeansYes NoMeansYes: An idiot never recognizes when someone really means it when they say no.



* NobodyEverComplainedBefore

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* NobodyEverComplainedBeforeNobodyEverComplainedBefore: It sure took this person long enough to get wise about how unacceptable their behavior is.



* NotAZombie

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* NotAZombieNotAZombie: Idiots would never survive a ZombieApocalypse, they'd assume the zombies were still living people.
14th Feb '18 7:09:30 AM starkitty93
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* AntiAdvice: Can be a sign of stupidity if doing what one was originally told was actually the correct way.

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* AntiAdvice: Can Advice given out by morons can be a sign of stupidity if doing what one was originally told was actually the correct way.happily ignored.
13th Feb '18 8:36:09 AM starkitty93
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* LawfulStupidChaoticStupid: Stupidity lies on both sides of OrderVsChaos spectrum.

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* LawfulStupidChaoticStupid: Stupidity lies on both sides of the OrderVsChaos spectrum.



* ManiacTongue
* MercyLead

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* ManiacTongue
ManiacTongue: Characters who stick out their tongues all the time are likely not all that bright in the head.
* MercyLeadMercyLead: Think letting your enemy have a head start is a smart idea? Think again, moron!



* MisspellingOutLoud

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* MisspellingOutLoudMisspellingOutLoud: Truly stupid people don't know how to spell words properly.
13th Feb '18 8:25:11 AM starkitty93
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* LawfulStupidChaoticStupid: Stupidity lies on both sides of OrderVersesChaos spectrum.

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* LawfulStupidChaoticStupid: Stupidity lies on both sides of OrderVersesChaos OrderVsChaos spectrum.
12th Feb '18 8:07:37 AM starkitty93
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* BetterManhandleTheMurderWeapon: Arriving at the scene of a crime while the murder weapon is still there... and stupidly picking up the weapon just in time to make it look like you're the killer.



* LawfulStupidChaoticStupid

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* LawfulStupidChaoticStupidLawfulStupidChaoticStupid: Stupidity lies on both sides of OrderVersesChaos spectrum.



** LawfulStupid: Being devoted to following the rules without really stopping to really think about it.

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** LawfulStupid: Being devoted to following the rules without really stopping to really think about it.
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