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4th Nov '17 7:11:11 PM Andyroid
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* An episode of ''WesternAnimation/FostersHomeForImaginaryFriends'' has a whole bookstore shelf full of "...for Blockheads" books.

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* An episode of ''WesternAnimation/FostersHomeForImaginaryFriends'' ''WesternAnimation/FostersHomeForImaginaryFriends'': "Berry Scary" has a whole bookstore shelf full of "...for Blockheads" books.books, including the one Bloo and Mac are looking for, "World Records for Blockheads".
16th Sep '17 6:05:34 AM JackG
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-->'''[[BigBadWannabe Harmony]]:''' I'm not gonna make the same mistakes you did. I've been doing my homework, reading books and stuff.
-->'''Spike:''' What, ''Evil for Dummies?''

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-->'''[[BigBadWannabe ->'''[[BigBadWannabe Harmony]]:''' I'm not gonna make the same mistakes you did. I've been doing my homework, reading books and stuff.
-->'''Spike:''' ->'''Spike:''' What, ''Evil for Dummies?''
16th Sep '17 6:05:19 AM JackG
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-->'''[[BigBadWannabe Harmony]]:''' I'm not gonna make the same mistakes you did. I've been doing my homework, reading books and stuff.
-->'''Spike:''' What, ''Evil for Dummies?''
-->-- ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer'', "Real Me"
4th Sep '17 3:29:44 PM WillKeaton
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* ''Astrophysics for Morons'' from the "Shelf Life" episode of ''WesternAnimation/TheFairlyOddParents''.

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* ''Astrophysics for Morons'' from the "Shelf Life" episode of ''WesternAnimation/TheFairlyOddParents''.''WesternAnimation/TheFairlyOddParents''
4th Sep '17 3:29:29 PM WillKeaton
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* ''WebComic/EightBitTheater'' has ''[[http://www.nuklearpower.com/2009/02/26/episode-1099-more-like-borrissey/ Necromantic Arts for Dummies]]''.

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* ''WebComic/EightBitTheater'' has ''[[http://www.nuklearpower.com/2009/02/26/episode-1099-more-like-borrissey/ Necromantic Arts for Dummies]]''.Dummies.]]''



* ''Webcomic/UserFriendly'' -- ''[[http://ars.userfriendly.org/cartoons/?id=19980726 Evil Geniuses for Dummies]]''. ''Evil Geniuses in a Nutshell'' later became the title of the second print collection.
* ''Webcomic/GirlGenius'' presents: ''[[http://www.girlgeniusonline.com/comic.php?date=20030519 Advanced Mechanics for the Mad]]''.

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* ''Webcomic/UserFriendly'' -- ''[[http://ars.userfriendly.org/cartoons/?id=19980726 Evil Geniuses for Dummies]]''. Dummies.]]'' ''Evil Geniuses in a Nutshell'' later became the title of the second print collection.
* ''Webcomic/GirlGenius'' presents: ''[[http://www.girlgeniusonline.com/comic.php?date=20030519 Advanced Mechanics for the Mad]]''.Mad.]]''



* ''Webcomic/YetAnotherFantasyGamerComic'' has ''[[http://yafgc.net/comic/0248-nuts-to-that-solution/ Dimension Doors for Dummies]]''.

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* ''Webcomic/YetAnotherFantasyGamerComic'' has ''[[http://yafgc.net/comic/0248-nuts-to-that-solution/ Dimension Doors for Dummies]]''.Dummies.]]''



** Later he reads ''"[[http://www.sinfest.net/view.php?date=2012-06-05 World Domination Manual]]''.
* ''Webcomic/{{Bug|Martini}}'' has ''[[http://www.bugcomic.com/comics/read-between-the-whines/ The Complete Idiot's Guide to Musical Belching]]''.

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** Later he reads ''"[[http://www.sinfest.net/view.php?date=2012-06-05 World Domination Manual]]''.
Manual.]]''
* ''Webcomic/{{Bug|Martini}}'' has ''[[http://www.bugcomic.com/comics/read-between-the-whines/ The Complete Idiot's Guide to Musical Belching]]''.Belching.]]''



* ''Webcomic/{{Roommates}}''' in-world books series is ''[[TheWikiRule Wiki]]'s _____ for Beginners'', for example ''[[http://asherhyder.deviantart.com/art/Roommates-309-Astronomy-362859230 Wiki's Astronomy for Beginners]]''.
* ''Webcomic/BrunoTheBandit'' has ''[[http://www.brunothebandit.com/d/19991029.html Sorcery for Fatheads]]''.

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* ''Webcomic/{{Roommates}}''' in-world books series is ''[[TheWikiRule Wiki]]'s _____ for Beginners'', for example ''[[http://asherhyder.deviantart.com/art/Roommates-309-Astronomy-362859230 Wiki's Astronomy for Beginners]]''.
Beginners.]]'
* ''Webcomic/BrunoTheBandit'' has ''[[http://www.brunothebandit.com/d/19991029.html Sorcery for Fatheads]]''.Fatheads.]]''



* ISIS recruits are often so ignorant about Islam that they have (or are ordered) to buy [[http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/middle-east/isis-documents-leak-recruits-islam-sharia-religion-faith-syria-iraq-a7193086.html Islam for Dummies]].

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* ISIS recruits are often so ignorant about Islam that they have (or are ordered) to buy [[http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/middle-east/isis-documents-leak-recruits-islam-sharia-religion-faith-syria-iraq-a7193086.html Islam for Dummies]].Dummies.]]
4th Sep '17 3:28:06 PM WillKeaton
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* ''ComicStrip/WhatsNewWithPhilAndDixie'' has ''[[http://www.airshipentertainment.com/growfcomic.php?date=20090315 Gothic Romance for Dummies]]''.

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* ''ComicStrip/WhatsNewWithPhilAndDixie'' has ''[[http://www.airshipentertainment.com/growfcomic.php?date=20090315 Gothic Romance for Dummies]]''.Dummies.]]''



* ''Film/EvanAlmighty'': God presents Evan with ''[[http://www.imdb.com/media/rm1961597184/tt0413099 Ark Building for Dummies]]''.

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* ''Film/EvanAlmighty'': God presents Evan with ''[[http://www.imdb.com/media/rm1961597184/tt0413099 Ark Building for Dummies]]''.Dummies.]]''



* ''Film/TheMasterOfDisguise'' features ''[[http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/MasterofDisguiseforDummies_4995.jpg The Master of Disguise for dummies]]''.

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* ''Film/TheMasterOfDisguise'' features ''[[http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/MasterofDisguiseforDummies_4995.jpg The Master of Disguise for dummies]]''.dummies.]]''
3rd Sep '17 9:15:47 AM CurledUpWithDakka
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* ''Film/TheMasterofDisguise'' features ''[[http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/MasterofDisguiseforDummies_4995.jpg The Master of Disguise for dummies]]''.

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* ''Film/TheMasterofDisguise'' ''Film/TheMasterOfDisguise'' features ''[[http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/MasterofDisguiseforDummies_4995.jpg The Master of Disguise for dummies]]''.
3rd Sep '17 4:36:03 AM mjlush
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* ISIS recruits are often so ignorant about Islam that they have (or are ordered) to buy [[http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/middle-east/isis-documents-leak-recruits-islam-sharia-religion-faith-syria-iraq-a7193086.html Islam for Dummies]].
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2nd Sep '17 8:06:39 PM Ambaryerno
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The ''[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/For_Dummies For Dummies]]'' series of books is a popular way of learning just about anything, [[JustForFun/TheUniversalGenreSavvyGuide from C++ programming to Divorce Law to African-American History]], achieved by simple explanations.

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The ''[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/For_Dummies For Dummies]]'' series of books is a popular way of learning just about anything, [[JustForFun/TheUniversalGenreSavvyGuide from C++ programming to Divorce Law to African-American History]], achieved by simple explanations.
explanations. They also provide a very useful quick reference for those already familiar with the subject.
4th Apr '17 4:54:19 AM Pagani800
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SisterTrope to CorrespondenceCourse ann SpecificSituationBooks. Also compare {{Snowclone}} and TheJoyOfX, which lead to similar titling conventions. If it's bad enough that only a dummy would fail to realize that how useless it is, it's a FauxToGuide.

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SisterTrope to CorrespondenceCourse ann and SpecificSituationBooks. Also compare {{Snowclone}} and TheJoyOfX, which lead to similar titling conventions. If it's bad enough that only a dummy would fail to realize that how useless it is, it's a FauxToGuide.
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