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27th Apr '17 6:04:20 PM Madrugada
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Sometimes when a work wants to sound comedic and edgy, or maybe just easy to remember, it will adopt a title consisting of {{One Word|Title}}; a verb in the [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Past_perfect past perfect]] tense. That is, presenting something as both in the past and completed. ''Was finishing'' vs. ''finished''.

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Sometimes when a work wants to sound comedic and edgy, or maybe just easy to remember, it will adopt a title consisting of {{One Word|Title}}; a verb in the [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Past_perfect past perfect]] tense. That is, presenting something as both in the past and completed. ''Was finishing'' vs. ''finished''.
''"Finished"'' rather than ''"was finishing"''.
27th Apr '17 6:02:39 PM Madrugada
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* ''[[Literature/TeitoMonogatari Doomed Megalopolis]]''



* ''Series/{{Punkd}}'': Creator of the '''d'' variant that has begun to show up more often.
** When Jeff Bridges hosted ''Series/SaturdayNightLive'' there was a commercial for his new show ''Jeff'd'', which was a really lame version of ''Punk'd''.
-->This isn't my dry cleaning, it's a dress.
--> Ahh! You've been Jeff'd!

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* ''Series/{{Punkd}}'': Creator of the '''d'' variant that has begun to show up more often.
**
often. When Jeff Bridges hosted ''Series/SaturdayNightLive'' there was a commercial for his new show ''Jeff'd'', which was a really lame version of ''Punk'd''.
-->This isn't my dry cleaning, it's a dress.
--> Ahh! You've been Jeff'd!
''Punk'd''.



* [[Music/TheBonzoDogBand The Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band]]'s song "Busted". There's also "Busted" by Harlan Howard, made famous by Music/RayCharles and Music/JohnnyCash, and don't even get us started on the ''WesternAnimation/PhineasAndFerb'' song "B-U-S-T-E-D".
** And don't forget Music/{{Busted}}.

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* "Busted:
**
[[Music/TheBonzoDogBand The Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band]]'s song "Busted". "Busted".
**
There's also "Busted" by Harlan Howard, made famous by Music/RayCharles and Music/JohnnyCash, and don't even get us started on the Music/JohnnyCash,
** The
''WesternAnimation/PhineasAndFerb'' song "B-U-S-T-E-D".
** And don't forget Also the group, Music/{{Busted}}.
27th Apr '17 3:35:29 PM Malady
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Sometimes when a work wants to sound comedic and edgy, or maybe just easy to remember, it will adopt a title consisting of {{One Word|Title}}; a verb in the [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Past_perfect past perfect]] tense. Occasionally they'll even take a word that isn't a verb and make it into one. This trend seems to go in and out of style, though currently it seems to be in vogue once again.

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Sometimes when a work wants to sound comedic and edgy, or maybe just easy to remember, it will adopt a title consisting of {{One Word|Title}}; a verb in the [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Past_perfect past perfect]] tense. That is, presenting something as both in the past and completed. ''Was finishing'' vs. ''finished''.

Occasionally they'll even take a word that isn't a verb and make it into one. This trend seems to go in and out of style, though currently it seems to be in vogue once again.



When adding examples, please give whatever context you can, even if it's as simple as "It's called ''Comicbook/{{Empowered}}'' because its a ProtagonistTitle and that's the main character's codename." or "It's called ''Disney/{{Frozen}}'' because it's a girl who is AnIcePerson." If WordOfGod or WordOfSaintPaul exists for why the title was chosen, give that.



* ''Comicbook/{{Empowered}}''

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* ''Comicbook/{{Empowered}}''
''Comicbook/{{Empowered}}'': It's the codename of a superheroine, so also a ProtagonistTitle.



* ''FanFic/TriptychContinuum'': The story called ''[[Recap/TriptychContinuumUnnoticed Unnoticed]]''.

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* ''FanFic/TriptychContinuum'': The story called stories:
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''[[Recap/TriptychContinuumUnnoticed Unnoticed]]''.
Unnoticed]]'': About a pony who is unnoticed.
** ''[[Recap/TriptychContinuumGoosed Goosed!]]'': About an invasion of geese into Ponyville.



* ''Ambushed''

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* ''Ambushed''''Film/{{Ambushed}}''



* Terry Wogan's book ''Banjaxed''.

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* Terry Wogan's book ''Banjaxed''.''Literature/{{Banjaxed}}''.



* ''Literature/{{Matched}}'', and sequels ''Crossed'' and ''Reached''.
* Fully half of the titles from Kelley Armstrong's ''Literature/TheOtherworld'' series: Bitten, Stolen, Haunted, Broken, Frostbitten, and Spellbound

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* ''Literature/{{Matched}}'', and ''Literature/{{Matched}}'': About a girl who has been ''Matched'' to some boy. And its sequels ''Crossed'' and ''Reached''.
''Reached''
* Fully half of the titles from Kelley Armstrong's ''Literature/TheOtherworld'' series: Bitten, Stolen, Haunted, Broken, Frostbitten, and SpellboundSpellbound.




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27th Apr '17 3:27:04 PM Malady
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Sometimes when a work wants to sound comedic and edgy, or maybe just easy to remember, it will adopt a title consisting of [[OneWordTitle one word]]; a verb in the past perfect tense. Occasionally they'll even take a word that isn't a verb and make it into one. This trend seems to go in and out of style, though currently it seems to be in vogue once again.

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Sometimes when a work wants to sound comedic and edgy, or maybe just easy to remember, it will adopt a title consisting of [[OneWordTitle one word]]; {{One Word|Title}}; a verb in the [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Past_perfect past perfect perfect]] tense. Occasionally they'll even take a word that isn't a verb and make it into one. This trend seems to go in and out of style, though currently it seems to be in vogue once again.



[[AC: Anime and Manga]]

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[[folder:
Anime and Manga]]Manga ]]



[[AC:Comics]]

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[[AC:Comics]][[/folder]]

[[folder: Comics ]]



[[AC: Film]]

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[[AC: Film]][[/folder]]

[[folder: Fanfiction ]]

* ''FanFic/TriptychContinuum'': The story called ''[[Recap/TriptychContinuumUnnoticed Unnoticed]]''.

[[/folder]]

[[folder: Film ]]



[[AC: Literature]]

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[[AC: Literature]][[/folder]]

[[folder: Literature ]]



[[AC: Live Action TV]]

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[[folder:
Live Action TV]]TV ]]



* ''Pranked''

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* ''Pranked''''Series/{{Pranked}}''



* ''Unwrapped''

[[AC: Magazines]]

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* ''Unwrapped''

[[AC: Magazines]]
''Series/{{Unwrapped}}''

[[/folder]]

[[folder: Magazines ]]



[[AC: Music]]

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[[AC: Music]][[/folder]]

[[folder: Music ]]



[[AC: Tabletop Games]]

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[[AC: [[/folder]]

[[folder:
Tabletop Games]]Games ]]



[[AC: Video Games]]

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[[AC: [[/folder]]

[[folder:
Video Games]]Games ]]



* ''Blasted''

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* ''Blasted''''VideoGame/{{Blasted}}''



* ''Shackled''

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* ''Shackled''''VideoGame/{{Shackled}}''



* ''Twisted: The Game Show''

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* ''Twisted: ''VideoGame/{{Twisted}}: The Game Show''



[[AC:Web Comics]]

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[[AC:Web Comics]][[/folder]]

[[folder: Web Comics ]]



[[AC: Western Animation]]

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[[AC: [[/folder]]

[[folder:
Western Animation]]Animation ]]



[[AC: Tropes]]

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[[AC: Tropes]][[/folder]]

[[folder: Tropes ]]
13th Apr '17 12:46:35 PM Malady
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* ''Literature/{{Enchanted}}''
1st Jun '16 5:00:36 AM Midna
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* ''Disney/{{Frozen}}''

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* ''Disney/{{Frozen}}''''Disney/{{Frozen}}'', originally ''Anna and The Snow Queen''
9th Apr '16 7:36:19 PM IncoG5nito
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* ''Series/{{Kidnapped}}''

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* ''Series/{{Kidnapped}}''''Series/{{Kidnapped}}'' (NBC CopShow)
* ''[[Series/KidnappedMTV Kidnapped]]'' (MTV GameShow)
3rd Apr '16 7:44:51 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''Film/{{Bound}}''

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* ''Film/{{Bound}}''''Film/{{Bound 1996}}''
1st Mar '16 11:19:16 PM erforce
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* ''VideoGame/{{Condemned}}''

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* ''VideoGame/{{Condemned}}''''VideoGame/CondemnedCriminalOrigins''
22nd Oct '15 4:32:52 PM eroock
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This trope doesn't always transfer well across languages, and works will often be given more self-explanatory titles overseas. In Russian, for example, it doesn't sound any kind of comedic or edgy. That's why ''Disney/{{Tangled}}'' was released in Russia as ''Rapunzel: A Tangled Story''.

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This trope doesn't always transfer well across languages, and works will often be given more self-explanatory titles overseas. In Russian, for example, it doesn't sound any kind of comedic or edgy. That's why ''Disney/{{Tangled}}'' was released in Russia as ''Rapunzel: [[TheForeignSubtitle A Tangled Story''.
Story]]''.
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