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24th Sep '17 7:30:36 PM TheMightyHeptagon
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* WorfHadTheFlu -- This was never actually applied to Worf in any episode of ''Franchise/StarTrek''. While he did [[TheWorfEffect regularly get thrashed in battles in order to make new villains look stronger by comparison]], the writers never felt the need to explain away any of those losses by giving him a legitimate excuse for losing.
17th Sep '17 2:01:33 PM nombretomado
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* ObviousJudas -- Within the context given by Literature/TheFourGospels, Judas Iscariot being the traitor is not obvious; he's only seen as such because EverybodyKnowsThat thanks to 2000 years of ItWasHisSled. When UsefulNotes/{{Jesus}} reveals that he knows one of the disciples will betray Him, they are all shocked and ask, "Lord, is it I?" There are a few tiny hints in the narrative itself (Matthew mentions that Judas was StealingFromTheTill), but it essentially comes out of the blue.

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* ObviousJudas -- Within the context given by Literature/TheFourGospels, Judas Iscariot being the traitor is not obvious; he's only seen as such because EverybodyKnowsThat CommonKnowledge thanks to 2000 years of ItWasHisSled. When UsefulNotes/{{Jesus}} reveals that he knows one of the disciples will betray Him, they are all shocked and ask, "Lord, is it I?" There are a few tiny hints in the narrative itself (Matthew mentions that Judas was StealingFromTheTill), but it essentially comes out of the blue.
10th Sep '17 10:23:14 AM Malady
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10th Sep '17 10:23:04 AM Malady
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* ZettaiRyouiki -- The phrase means "absolute territory" in Japanese, and originally referred to the AT fields in ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion''. This wiki's definition of the term was adopted from [[AnimeFanSpeak otaku slang]], which is not standard Japanese usage. Therefore, it should come as no surprise that ''Evangelion'' doesn't actually have any examples of young girls who wear knee socks.

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* ZettaiRyouiki -- The phrase means "absolute territory" in Japanese, and originally referred to the AT fields in ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion''. This wiki's definition of the term was adopted from [[AnimeFanSpeak [[UsefulNotes/AnimeFanSpeak otaku slang]], which is not standard Japanese usage. Therefore, it should come as no surprise that ''Evangelion'' doesn't actually have any examples of young girls who wear knee socks.



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19th Aug '17 9:21:35 PM DoctorCooper
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* FlorenceNightingaleEffect -- Florence Nightingale is a famous nurse, but there are no examples of romance between her and anyone under her care.

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* FlorenceNightingaleEffect -- Florence Nightingale is a famous nurse, but there are no examples of romance between her and anyone under her care.care... or anyone at all. It was just called so because she is a famous nurse.
13th Aug '17 5:45:54 PM TheMightyHeptagon
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* SpringtimeForHitler -- The trope is about instances where characters [[GoneHorriblyRight succeed after intentionally trying to fail at something]], and after [[FailureGambit attempting to profit handsomely from their failure]]. In ''Film/TheProducers'', Leo Bloom and Max Bialystock do plan for their musical ''Springtime for Time'' to fail, but its failure wasn't solely going to make them rich. They were going to get rich by overselling shares to gullible investors; the play failing was just to make it look like they hadn't made any money so that the IRS wouldn't investigate them. And unlike traditional uses of the trope, their unintentional success isn't a disaster in and of itself: Max and Leo [[CutLexLuthorACheck easily could have gotten rich legally if they hadn't tried to get rich by cheating their investors]].

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* SpringtimeForHitler -- The trope is about instances where characters who [[GoneHorriblyRight accidentally succeed after intentionally trying to fail at something]], and after [[FailureGambit attempting to profit handsomely from their failure]]. In ''Film/TheProducers'', Leo Bloom and Max Bialystock and Leo Bloom do plan for try to make their musical ''Springtime for Time'' to Hitler'' fail, but its failure wasn't solely going to make them rich. They were going to get rich by overselling shares to gullible investors; the play failing was just [[KansasCityShuffle to make it look like they hadn't made any money so that their investors wouldn't expect a return and the IRS wouldn't investigate them. them]]. And unlike traditional uses of the trope, their unintentional success isn't a disaster in and of itself: Max and Leo the musical's success [[CutLexLuthorACheck easily could have gotten made Max and Leo rich legally if they hadn't tried to get rich by cheating their investors]].
13th Aug '17 4:19:23 PM TheMightyHeptagon
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* SpringtimeForHitler -- The trope is about instances where characters [[GoneHorriblyRight succeed after intentionally trying to fail at something]], and after [[FailureGambit attempting to profit handsomely from their failure]]. In ''Film/TheProducers'', Leo Bloom and Max Bialystock do plan for their musical ''Springtime for Time'' to fail, but its failure wasn't solely going to make them rich. They were going to get rich by overselling shares to gullible investors; the play failing was just to make it look like they hadn't made any money so that the IRS wouldn't investigate them. And unlike traditional uses of the trope, their unintentional success isn't a disaster in and of itself: Max and Leo [[CutLexLuthorACheck easily could have gotten rich legally if they hadn't tried to get rich by cheating their investors]].
12th Aug '17 3:43:40 PM RedScharlach
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* BearsAreBadNews -- The name of the Trope was inspired by ''Film/TheBadNewsBears'', but no bears are in the movie, which is about a little league team.

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* BearsAreBadNews -- The name of the Trope trope was inspired by ''Film/TheBadNewsBears'', but no bears are in the movie, which is about a little league team.



* InsaneTrollLogic -- The TropeNamer, ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer'', referred to "insane troll logic" three times: first, a hero said it to an actual troll cruelly asking if he wanted his girlfriend or best friend to die; second, it was that same troll mocking the idea of altruism; and third, Buffy said it in disbelief to a vampire-ifed classmate psychoanalyzing her. All three of these usages are warped logic by twisted minds, but they ''are'' logical, not the kind of absurd and clearly erroneous leaps of illogic that Insane Troll Logic now refers to.

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* InsaneTrollLogic -- The TropeNamer, ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer'', referred to "insane troll logic" three times: first, a hero said it to an actual troll cruelly asking if he wanted his girlfriend or best friend to die; second, it was that same troll mocking the idea of altruism; and third, Buffy said it in disbelief to a vampire-ifed vampified classmate psychoanalyzing her. All three of these usages are warped logic by twisted minds, but they ''are'' logical, not the kind of absurd and clearly erroneous leaps of illogic that Insane Troll Logic now refers to.



* MexicanStandoff -- The term originated in a 19th century newspaper as a metaphor to describe a ''political'' struggle for power in Mexico.
* MilesGloriosus: The Trope doesn't fit the TropeNamer from ''Theatre/AFunnyThingHappenedOnTheWayToTheForum'' who, despite being an [[GloryHound egotistical blowhard and loudmouth]], does not seem to be lying about his abilities.

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* MexicanStandoff -- The term originated in a 19th century 19th-century newspaper as a metaphor to describe a ''political'' struggle for power in Mexico.
* MilesGloriosus: The Trope trope doesn't fit the TropeNamer from ''Theatre/AFunnyThingHappenedOnTheWayToTheForum'' who, despite being an [[GloryHound egotistical blowhard and loudmouth]], does not seem to be lying about his abilities.



* RasputinianDeath -- The circumstances surrounding the death of the RealLife Rasputin were largely fabricated to paint him as demonic. He actually died after only being shot three times, with the third killing him instantly.

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* RasputinianDeath -- The circumstances surrounding the death of the RealLife Rasputin were largely fabricated to paint him as demonic. He actually died after only being shot three times, with the third shot killing him instantly.



* SympathyForTheDevil -- The trope is about a hero who has sympathy for a villain. [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sympathy_for_the_Devil The song]] by Music/TheRollingStones with that name ''only'' has a villain, and he's a completely un-sympathetic {{Satan}} [[VillainSong joyfully singing]] about what a {{Jerkass}} he is.
* ThickerThanWater: The Trope is about family coming before friends, which is actually the opposite of the proverb it is named after, the full proverb being "The blood of the covenant is thicker than the water of the womb."

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* SympathyForTheDevil -- The trope is about a hero who has sympathy for a villain. [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sympathy_for_the_Devil The song]] by Music/TheRollingStones with that name ''only'' has a villain, and he's a the completely un-sympathetic {{Satan}} unsympathetic {{Satan}}, [[VillainSong joyfully singing]] about what a {{Jerkass}} he is.
* ThickerThanWater: The Trope trope is about family coming before friends, which is actually the opposite of the proverb it is named after, the full proverb being "The blood of the covenant is thicker than the water of the womb."
10th Aug '17 10:12:10 PM Josef5678
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* RideTheLightning: The trope is about moving with or [[ElementalShapeshifter as]] electricity. The TitleTrack of the Music/{{Metallica}} album ''Music/RideTheLightning'' is about [[HighVoltageDeath execution by electrocution]].

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* RideTheLightning: RideTheLightning -- The trope is about moving with or [[ElementalShapeshifter as]] electricity. The TitleTrack of the Music/{{Metallica}} album ''Music/RideTheLightning'' is about [[HighVoltageDeath execution by electrocution]].
10th Aug '17 6:39:36 PM thatother1dude
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* RideTheLightning: The trope is about moving with or [[ElementalShapeshifter as]] electricity. The TitleTrack of the Music/{{Metallica}} album ''Music/RideTheLightning'' is about [[HighVoltageDeath execution by electrocution]].
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