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19th Jul '16 1:44:00 PM Fangusu
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* EverythingsBetterWithMonkeys: While younger monkeys might be harmless, adult apes and monkeys can be very dangerous, being territorial, aggressive and unpredictable. They are stronger than an average adult human male, and also have diseases that can infect humans. There's a reason many countries ban them as pets.

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* EverythingsBetterWithMonkeys: While younger monkeys When it comes to non-human primates, juveniles might be harmless, adult apes and but ManiacMonkeys is ''very much'' TruthInTelevision for adults. Fully-grown monkeys can be very dangerous, being and apes are territorial, aggressive aggressive, unpredictable and unpredictable. They are much stronger than an the average adult human male, human. This combination makes these animals very dangerous. Additionally, monkeys and also have apes can pass on diseases that can infect to humans. There's a reason These are the two main reasons that many countries ban them as pets.



* [[PaedoHunt Pædo Hunt]]: Can lead to adults (usually men) not assisting lost or distressed children for fear of being labeled a pedophile, with tragic consequences. Also a major issue when it comes to finding men to work with or volunteer with children, due to presumptions about their reasons for volunteering and/or fear of a legitimate complaint being taken to police and a need to defend themselves, which kills the institution's reputation even if the person is found innocent or the guilty perpetrator was acting solely on their own. This is a particular problem for mentor programs, as many of the boys in these programs have a desperate desire for a proper male role-model, due to a lack of a father figure, but there are very few men willing to mentor, and some of the organizations are hesitant to take the risk with those who do.
* PandaingToTheAudience: Despite how they are usually depicted in the media, BearsAreBadNews applies ''especially'' to panda bears. Adult pandas are ''very mean''.

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* [[PaedoHunt Pædo Hunt]]: Can lead to adults (usually men) not While pedophilia is a legitimate concern in real life, the popular usage of this trope can prevent even well-intentioned adults, especially men, from assisting lost or distressed children for fear of being labeled a pedophile, children, as they could be MistakenForPedophile, with tragic consequences. Also a major issue when it comes to finding men to work with or volunteer with children, due to Finding male child workers is difficult because of presumptions about their reasons for volunteering and/or as well as the fear of a legitimate complaint being taken to police and police, which results in a need for them to defend themselves, which kills themselves. Even if the institution's accused is found innocent, the reputation even if the person is found innocent or the guilty perpetrator was acting solely on their own. of an institution can get ruined. This is a particular problem is particularly true for mentor programs, as many programs. Many of the boys in these programs have a desperate desire for need a proper male role-model, due to a lack of a father figure, but there are very few men willing to mentor, mentor due to the same potential misunderstandings, and some most of the organizations are hesitant reluctant to take the risk with those who do.
* PandaingToTheAudience: Despite how they are usually depicted in the media, popular media portrayal, BearsAreBadNews applies is TruthInTelevision ''especially'' to for panda bears. Adult pandas are ''very mean''.can be ''very'' dangerous to humans.
18th Jul '16 9:12:22 PM JeremySkunk
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* AirVentPassageway: Although a few people have successfully pulled this off in real life, most such attempts are unsuccessful, and people have gotten stuck in vents or burned by hot metal when attempting this.

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* AirVentPassageway: Although a few people have successfully pulled this off in real life, most such attempts are unsuccessful, and people have gotten stuck in vents or burned by hot metal when attempting this. Also, you are essentially bouncing around in a metal box, so it's usually pretty loud, negating a lot of this strategy's stealth value.
15th Jul '16 7:13:24 PM Monolaf317
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* RearingHorse: This is the most dangerous vice known to equestrianism, and anyone in doubt as to whether they're qualified to ride a horse that does this is most certainly ''not'' so qualified. A rearing horse is a horse very likely to go over backwards, breaking its bones and its rider's.[[MyHorseIsAMotorbike Don't attempt it on a motorcycle, either.]]

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* RearingHorse: This is the most dangerous vice known to equestrianism, and anyone in doubt as to whether they're qualified to ride a horse that does this is most certainly ''not'' so qualified. A rearing horse is a horse very likely to go over backwards, breaking its bones and its rider's. [[MyHorseIsAMotorbike Don't attempt it on a motorcycle, either.]]



* SmokingIsCool / SmokingIsGlamorous: These portrayals of smoking (along with ''too'' {{anvilicious}} ''anti-smoking'' messages, which run directly into ''becoming'' these tropes by [[StealthCigaretteCommercial turning tobacco into]] ForbiddenFruit) unfortunately have the tendency to encourage young people to smoke and therefore take on all of the risks to life and health that tobacco smoking poses.

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* SmokingIsCool / SmokingIsGlamorous: SmokingIsCool[=/=]SmokingIsGlamorous: These portrayals of smoking (along with ''too'' {{anvilicious}} ''anti-smoking'' messages, which run directly into ''becoming'' these tropes by [[StealthCigaretteCommercial turning tobacco into]] ForbiddenFruit) unfortunately have the tendency to encourage young people to smoke and therefore take on all of the risks to life and health that tobacco smoking poses.
11th Jul '16 7:28:14 PM Loekman3
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* CrazyAwesome: Trying to do things in ridiculous ways will make you look like an idiot regardless of how successful it is and will likely get you fired at best or even go to jail at worst.
11th Jul '16 7:10:34 PM KEEP_IN
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* PrankCall: It's often considered little better than phone harassment, and criminalized in several countries.
11th Jul '16 6:47:30 PM KEEP_IN
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%%* ADegreeInUseless: When taking a college or university course it is a much better thing to do research on what degree you want to have rather than to rely on fiction what degrees are good or bad for you. While the trope is not always bad per se it is not infaillible and can lead to you discarding degrees that are actually very useful to pursue if you want to have a great job later in your life. The degree in mathematics is by far the most egregious example of this, since it is considered in fiction to be one of the worst degrees ever, but the job of mathematician is by far one of the most requested jobs in the world and pays hard. Following the numbers of the FOD Economy Belgian mathematicians, statisticians and mathematical advisors have an average monthly salary of 4958 (converted it is 5552,96$ a month).



* DefiledForever: Most definitely ''not'' TruthInTelevision in any of its variants. The belief in this trope often leads to widespread mistreatment of victims of domestic abuse, sexual abuse, or rape. There is ''nothing'' that makes someone who has been victimized by these crimes somehow different from any other human being, and in no way are they to blame for it. While some victims may have physical damage or suffer from PTSD, many do ''not,'' and those who ''do'' are not "crazy" or "dangerous" or "unsuitable." Nor does being a victim of child sex abuse make a person likely to become an ''adult'' offender committing the same crimes [[note]] There ''is'' some raised risk of an abused child acting out what he or she is "learning" on other children while the abuse is ongoing, but said "copycat" abuse almost always ends as soon as the child knows that the behavior is wrong/the abuse is ended, and abused children aren't more likely to become pedophiles as adults than anyone else.[[/note]]
7th Jul '16 5:04:16 PM Monolaf317
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* EverythingsBetterWithMonkeys: While younger monkeys might be harmless, adult apes and monkeys can be very dangerous, being territorial, aggressive and unpredictable. They are stronger than an average adult human, and also have diseases that can infect humans. There's a reason many countries ban them as pets.

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* EverythingsBetterWithMonkeys: While younger monkeys might be harmless, adult apes and monkeys can be very dangerous, being territorial, aggressive and unpredictable. They are stronger than an average adult human, human male, and also have diseases that can infect humans. There's a reason many countries ban them as pets.
7th Jul '16 5:02:22 PM Monolaf317
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* EvilIsCool: Violent crime is absolutely ''not'' a cool thing to do in RealLife, and even nonviolent crimes such as theft/fraud can carry a risk of arrest or being caught, which could lead to violence. Most real life violent criminals tend to act like a DirtyCoward by threatening to shoot someone unless they do what they say. That victim could probably be yourself, who probably just lost their most valuable possessions and at worst, was robbed blind by them, severely injured, or even has lost a very close person to criminal violence. Also, committing any type of crime, violent or not, places you at risk for arrest in most societies, and violent actions also risk the danger of violence in return from both police and from people defending their right to live or their possessions from you.

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* EvilIsCool: EvilIsCool[=/=]EvilIsSexy: Violent crime is absolutely ''not'' a cool thing to do in RealLife, and even nonviolent crimes such as theft/fraud can carry a risk of arrest or being caught, which could lead to violence. Most real life violent criminals tend to act like a DirtyCoward by threatening to shoot someone unless they do what they say. That victim could probably be yourself, who probably just lost their most valuable possessions and at worst, was robbed blind by them, severely injured, or even has lost a very close person to criminal violence. Also, committing any type of crime, violent or not, places you at risk for arrest in most societies, and violent actions also risk the danger of violence in return from both police and from people defending their right to live or their possessions from you.
4th Jul '16 1:29:29 PM Monolaf317
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* NowThatsUsingYourTeeth: Your dentist/orthodontist will think "WhoWouldBeStupidEnough" if you try to use your teeth for (im)practical uses such as opening bottles.

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* NowThatsUsingYourTeeth: Your dentist/orthodontist will think be thinking "WhoWouldBeStupidEnough" if you try to use your teeth for even (im)practical uses such as opening bottles.
4th Jul '16 1:28:04 PM Monolaf317
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* NowThatsUsingYourTeeth: Your dentist/orthodondist will think "WhoWouldBeStupidEnough?" if you try to use your teeth for (im)practical uses such as opening bottles.

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* NowThatsUsingYourTeeth: Your dentist/orthodondist dentist/orthodontist will think "WhoWouldBeStupidEnough?" "WhoWouldBeStupidEnough" if you try to use your teeth for (im)practical uses such as opening bottles.
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