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12th May '17 9:19:46 PM starkitty93
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* DeusExitMachina: The most powerful characters never seemto be there when it really matters.

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* DeusExitMachina: The most powerful characters never seemto seem to be there when it really matters.
12th May '17 9:13:29 PM starkitty93
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* CorneredRattlesnake
* CountingToPotato
* CreditCardPlot

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* CorneredRattlesnake
CorneredRattlesnake: It's a sign of stupidity if one thinks that person they've got cornered wouldn't actually fight back in self-defense.
* CountingToPotato
CountingToPotato: Stupid people don't know beans about counting numbers.
* CreditCardPlotCreditCardPlot: What happens when an idiot is given a credit card? They max it all out on junk of course.



* CultureBlind
* CuriosityKilledTheCast
* DamselFightAndFlightResponse

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* CultureBlind
CultureBlind: How does this dumbass not know the basics of culture norms?
* CuriosityKilledTheCast
CuriosityKilledTheCast: The plot kicks off because some idiot thought it would be a good idea to explore something suspicious looking.
* DamselFightAndFlightResponseDamselFightAndFlightResponse: She had the upper hand on the villain and could've killed him right then, but she ran away like a moron instead.



* DeusExitMachina
* DidntThinkThisThrough

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* DeusExitMachina
DeusExitMachina: The most powerful characters never seemto be there when it really matters.
* DidntThinkThisThroughDidntThinkThisThrough: Stupid people aren't good at coming up with well thought out plans.
12th May '17 5:43:53 AM starkitty93
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* ContrivedStupidityTropes

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* ContrivedStupidityTropesContrivedStupidityTropes: When characters do unrealistically stupid things for the sake of the plot.
11th May '17 10:47:51 AM starkitty93
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* EskimosArentReal: Actually believes that real things such as ponies or Hawaii don't exist.

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* EskimosArentReal: Actually An idiot that actually believes that real things such as ponies or Hawaii don't exist.
11th May '17 5:50:26 AM starkitty93
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* CallousnessTowardsEmergency: Someone is clearly in danger, but the one could help them is too stupid to be helpful in addition to being a {{Jerkass}}.

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* CallousnessTowardsEmergency: Someone is clearly in danger, but the one who could help them is too stupid to be helpful in addition to being a {{Jerkass}}.
11th May '17 5:49:57 AM starkitty93
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* ClosedCircle: Not always due to stupidity, but often this happens when the characters only stay in a dangerous because the plot demands it.

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* ClosedCircle: Not always due to stupidity, but often this happens when the characters only stay in a dangerous situation because the plot demands it.
11th May '17 5:46:50 AM starkitty93
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* ClosedCircle

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* ClosedCircleClosedCircle: Not always due to stupidity, but often this happens when the characters only stay in a dangerous because the plot demands it.
11th May '17 5:43:19 AM starkitty93
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* ButThouMust
** StupidityIsTheOnlyOption
* CallousnessTowardsEmergency
* CannotSpitItOut

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* ButThouMust
ButThouMust: An idiot tries passing off the same answer to a question as different answers.
** StupidityIsTheOnlyOption
StupidityIsTheOnlyOption: The only way the plot can advance is through a character making a boneheaded mistake.
* CallousnessTowardsEmergency
CallousnessTowardsEmergency: Someone is clearly in danger, but the one could help them is too stupid to be helpful in addition to being a {{Jerkass}}.
* CannotSpitItOutCannotSpitItOut: A stupid person can't say something important when it matters.



* ChildhoodBrainDamage

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* ChildhoodBrainDamageChildhoodBrainDamage: A character's stupidity was likely caused by them getting hit on the head as a baby.



* CluelessDetective

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* CluelessDetectiveCluelessDetective: Don't count on this idiot to solve the crime for you.
10th May '17 1:49:16 PM starkitty93
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* BrainlessBeauty: Beautiful person who has nothing going on in their head.

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* BrainlessBeauty: Beautiful person who has They have a pretty face and a gorgeous body, but they have nothing going on in their head.
8th May '17 10:57:32 AM starkitty93
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* BumblingSidekick

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* BumblingSidekickBumblingSidekick: This person is way too stupid to be a competent sidekick.
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