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26th Jun '17 9:57:45 AM TheMightyHeptagon
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* CannotTellALie -- The trope is about characters who are physically incapable of lying, but the TropeNamer is Mason Locke Weems' apocryphal story about a young UsefulNotes/GeorgeWashington honorably ''choosing'' not to lie--which is an example of WillNotTellALie.



* NotHisSled -- ''Film/CitizenKane'' has not been adapted to change the famous [[ItWasHisSled twist ending]].

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* NotHisSled -- Named so as to be the inverse of ItWasHisSled, but there are ''no'' remakes or adaptations of ''Film/CitizenKane'' has not been adapted in which "Rosebud" doesn't turn out to change be Charles Foster Kane's sled. In fact, there are no remakes or adaptations of the famous [[ItWasHisSled twist ending]].film at all.
21st Jun '17 12:45:59 AM Karxrida
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* IntentionalEngrishForFunny -- Originally "Zero Wingrish", after the {{memetic|Mutation}} intro of ''VideoGame/ZeroWing'', which was the result of a BlindIdiotTranslation and most likely not an intentional choice.

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* IntentionalEngrishForFunny -- Originally "Zero Wingrish", after the {{memetic|Mutation}} intro of ''VideoGame/ZeroWing'', which ''VideoGame/ZeroWing''. The game's garbled script was the result of a BlindIdiotTranslation and most likely not an intentional choice.
17th Jun '17 12:58:48 PM Morgenthaler
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* ItsTheOnlyWayToBeSure -- Ripley suggests nuking the colony from orbit to ensure the eradication of the Xenomorphs in ''Film/{{Aliens}}'', but it doesn't actually happen.

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* ItsTheOnlyWayToBeSure -- Ripley suggests nuking the colony from orbit to ensure the eradication of the Xenomorphs in ''Film/{{Aliens}}'', but it doesn't actually happen. Instead, the atmospheric processor on the planet explodes by accident.
13th Jun '17 10:50:13 PM rjd1922
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* NiceJobBreakingItHero -- While the game itself contains many examples of this in the form of StupidityIsTheOnlyOption, when GLaDOS actually utters this line in ''VideoGame/{{Portal}}'', it's right after destroying one of her vital parts in the final boss battle.



* StrongFleshWeakSteel -- Trope is named after a metaphor used by villain Thulsa Doom from ''[[Film/{{Conan The Barbarian 1982}} Conan The Barbarian]]'' in reference to his subjects' devotion, but he doesn't believe in literal flesh being stronger than steel.

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* StrongFleshWeakSteel -- Trope is named after a metaphor used by villain Thulsa Doom from ''[[Film/{{Conan The the Barbarian 1982}} Conan The Barbarian]]'' in reference to his subjects' devotion, but he doesn't believe in literal flesh being stronger than steel.



* UncleTomfoolery -- There are two kinds, of which Harriet Beecher Stowe's hero is neither (presumably the name comes from how the character is often lumped into said categories through CommonKnowledge).

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* UncleTomfoolery -- There are two kinds, of which [[Literature/UncleTomsCabin Harriet Beecher Stowe's hero hero]] is neither (presumably the name comes from how the character is often lumped into said categories through CommonKnowledge).



* NiceJobBreakingItHero -- ''[[VideoGame/{{Portal 1}} Portal]]'' does have an example of this trope when Chell incinerates [=GLaDOS's=] [[MoralityChip Morality Core]], [[spoiler:causing her to release a [[DeadlyGas deadly neurotoxin]] on Chell.]] However, the trope-naming line is a lie that [=GLaDOS=] tells Chell afterwards in a feeble attempt to make her feel bad about destroying the core by [[BlatantLies claiming that it was a machine that made shoes for orphans]].

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* NiceJobBreakingItHero -- ''[[VideoGame/{{Portal 1}} Portal]]'' does have an example While the game itself contains many examples of this trope in the form of StupidityIsTheOnlyOption, when Chell incinerates [=GLaDOS's=] [[MoralityChip Morality Core]], [[spoiler:causing her to release a [[DeadlyGas deadly neurotoxin]] on Chell.]] However, the trope-naming [=GLaDOS=] actually utters this line is in ''VideoGame/{{Portal|1}}'', it's a lie that [=GLaDOS=] tells Chell afterwards after she destroys one of her vital parts in the final boss battle in a feeble attempt to make her feel bad about destroying the core by [[BlatantLies claiming that it was a machine that made shoes for orphans]].
11th Jun '17 3:28:54 PM Karxrida
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* {{Mordor}}: Other than the plateau of Gorgoroth, which Frodo and Sam cross in ''Literature/TheLordOfTheRings'', Mordor is quite a fertile country, with a large lake and volcanic soil that make the southern parts of the land good for farming.

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* {{Mordor}}: {{Mordor}} -- Other than the plateau of Gorgoroth, which Frodo and Sam cross in ''Literature/TheLordOfTheRings'', Mordor is quite a fertile country, with a large lake and volcanic soil that make the southern parts of the land good for farming.
7th Jun '17 2:20:48 PM Josef5678
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* {{Mordor}}: Other than the plateau of Gorgoroth, which Frodo and Sam cross in ''Literature/TheLordOfTheRings'', Mordor is quite a fertile country, with a large lake and volcanic soil that make the southern parts of the land good for farming.



* TeamRocketWins -- At the time that the trope was named, [[Anime/{{Pokemon}} Team Rocket]] never won. However, in the ''VideoGame/PokemonSunAndMoon'' anime, Team Rocket did win a fight against Ash legitimately.


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* TeamRocketWins -- At the time that the trope was named, [[Anime/{{Pokemon}} Team Rocket]] never won. However, in the ''VideoGame/PokemonSunAndMoon'' anime, Team Rocket did win a fight against Ash legitimately.
6th Jun '17 2:47:18 PM mariofan1000
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* TeamRocketWins -- In the ''Anime/{{Pokemon}}'' anime [[Franchise/{{Pokemon}} and video games it was based on]], Team Rocket or its corresponding successor is always defeated, no exceptions.

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* TeamRocketWins -- In At the ''Anime/{{Pokemon}}'' anime [[Franchise/{{Pokemon}} and video games it time that the trope was based on]], named, [[Anime/{{Pokemon}} Team Rocket]] never won. However, in the ''VideoGame/PokemonSunAndMoon'' anime, Team Rocket or its corresponding successor is always defeated, no exceptions.did win a fight against Ash legitimately.
25th May '17 3:22:09 AM NNinja
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* AlasPoorScrappy -- The only time Scrappy-Doo has been killed off in any incarnation of ''Franchise/ScoobyDoo'' is the [[Film/ScoobyDoo 2002 live-action film]], but since [[spoiler:he was the villain there]], his death wasn't meant to be mourned.

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* AlasPoorScrappy -- The only time Scrappy-Doo has been killed off in any incarnation of ''Franchise/ScoobyDoo'' is the [[Film/ScoobyDoo 2002 live-action film]], but since [[spoiler:he was the villain there]], his death wasn't meant to be mourned.
20th May '17 4:40:35 AM Bahuvrihi
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* DaydreamBeliever -- Has no connection to Franchise/TheMonkees' song.

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* DaydreamBeliever -- Has no connection to Franchise/TheMonkees' Music/TheMonkees' song.
16th May '17 12:08:57 AM rjd1922
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* NiceJobBreakingItHero -- ''[[VideoGame/{{Portal 1}} Portal]]'' does have an example of this trope when Chell incinerates [=GLaDOS's=] [[MoralityChip Morality Core]], [[spoiler:causing her to release a [[DeadlyGas deadly neurotoxin]] on Chell.]] However, the [[TropeNamer trope-naming line]] is a lie that [=GLaDOS=] tells Chell afterwards in a feeble attempt to make her feel bad about destroying the core by [[BlatantLies claiming that it was a machine that made shoes for orphans]].

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* NiceJobBreakingItHero -- ''[[VideoGame/{{Portal 1}} Portal]]'' does have an example of this trope when Chell incinerates [=GLaDOS's=] [[MoralityChip Morality Core]], [[spoiler:causing her to release a [[DeadlyGas deadly neurotoxin]] on Chell.]] However, the [[TropeNamer trope-naming line]] line is a lie that [=GLaDOS=] tells Chell afterwards in a feeble attempt to make her feel bad about destroying the core by [[BlatantLies claiming that it was a machine that made shoes for orphans]].
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