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14th May '17 9:50:58 AM MasterofGalaxies4628
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In the show, it's often PlayedForLaughs (see DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything), RuleOfCool, or the writers just having fun. When it's the viewers, it can be FanDumb, or it can be them legitimately assuming something if the show unintentionally makes the thing look like the trope.

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In the show, When done InUniverse, it's often PlayedForLaughs (see DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything), RuleOfCool, or the writers just having fun. When it's done by the viewers, it can be FanDumb, or it can be them legitimately assuming something if the show unintentionally makes the thing look like the trope.trope (see UnexpectedReactionsToThisIndex).

Since titles in this format and figuring out whether to use "It's ____" "It's ''Not'' ____" can be confusing, remember this: ''The "It's ____" part is what was originally intended by the work.''



* WhatDoYouMeanItsNotDidactic: a work that is not intended to be an {{Allegory}} is [[EveryoneIsJesusInPurgatory explored for hidden meaning]].
* WhatDoYouMeanItsNotForKids: a work that is decidedly non-family friendly (and not intended for children to begin with) is mistaken for such. Frequently overlaps with the AnimationAgeGhetto.
** WhatDoYouMeanItsForKids: a work intended for kids finds itself with an unexpected adult fandom, often ''due to'' and/or ''leading to'', large amounts of [[GettingCrapPastTheRadar radar evading]] ParentalBonus[=/=][[ParentService Service]]. Alternatively a work aimed at kids uses themes you would expect to find in more adult works. Can end up been used by MoralGuardians as a result.
* WhatDoYouMeanItsNotPolitical a work is mistaken for having political tones, frequently due to UnfortunateImplications or AccidentalInnuendo.
* [[FauxSymbolism What Do You Mean Its Not Symbolic]]: imagery that doesn't actually symbolize any theme in the story.
* WhatDoYouMeanItWasntMadeOnDrugs a work is mistaken as the result of the creators being high. Frequently overlaps with TrueArtIsIncomprehensible.
* WhatDoYouMeanItsNotForLittleGirls A work is mistaken for being [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin aimed at little girls]]. Overlaps with AllAnimeIsNaughtyTentacles in the worst scenarios.

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* WhatDoYouMeanItsNotDidactic: EsotericHappyEnding: ''What Do You Mean, "It's a work that is not intended HappyEnding"?'' A HappyEnding only seems to be an {{Allegory}} is [[EveryoneIsJesusInPurgatory explored for hidden meaning]].
considered as such by the author.
* WhatDoYouMeanItsNotForKids: a work FauxSymbolism: ''What Do You Mean, "It's Not Symbolic"?'' Imagery that is decidedly non-family friendly (and not intended for children to begin with) is mistaken for such. Frequently overlaps with doesn't actually symbolize any theme in the AnimationAgeGhetto.
**
story.
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WhatDoYouMeanItsForKids: a A work intended for kids finds itself with an unexpected adult fandom, often ''due to'' and/or ''leading to'', large amounts of [[GettingCrapPastTheRadar radar evading]] ParentalBonus[=/=][[ParentService Service]]. Alternatively a work aimed at kids uses themes you would expect to find in more adult works. Can end up been used by MoralGuardians as a result.
* WhatDoYouMeanItsNotPolitical a WhatDoYouMeanItsNotDidactic: A work that is not intended to be an {{Allegory}} is [[EveryoneIsJesusInPurgatory explored for hidden meaning]].
* WhatDoYouMeanItsNotForKids: A work that is decidedly non-family friendly (and/or not intended for children exclusively/at all) is mistaken for such. Frequently overlaps with the AnimationAgeGhetto.
* WhatDoYouMeanItsNotPolitical: A
work is mistaken for having political tones, frequently due to UnfortunateImplications or AccidentalInnuendo.
* [[FauxSymbolism What Do You Mean Its Not Symbolic]]: imagery that doesn't actually symbolize any theme in the story.
* WhatDoYouMeanItWasntMadeOnDrugs a
WhatDoYouMeanItWasntMadeOnDrugs: A work is mistaken as the result of the creators being high. Frequently overlaps with TrueArtIsIncomprehensible.
* WhatDoYouMeanItsNotForLittleGirls WhatDoYouMeanItsNotForLittleGirls: A work is mistaken for being [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin aimed at little girls]]. Overlaps with AllAnimeIsNaughtyTentacles in the worst scenarios.



* AccidentalInnuendo: ''What do you mean it's not sexual?''
* AllAnimationIsDisney: ''What do you mean this game's not made by Disney/Nintendo?'' (all quality examples of a medium or genre are WrongfullyAttributed to the [[PopculturalOsmosis most well known creator]])
* AllAdultAnimationIsSouthPark: ''What do you mean it's mature and thought provoking?''
* AllAnimeIsNaughtyTentacles: ''What do you mean it's not hentai/gorn?''
* AnimationAgeGhetto: ''What do you mean cartoons are only for kids?''
* DarknessInducedAudienceApathy: ''What do you mean we're supposed to root for someone in here?''
* DesignatedHero: ''What do you mean they're the good guy?''
** DesignatedVillain: ''What do you mean they're the bad guy?''
* DudeNotFunny: ''What do you mean it's not offensive?''
** CrossesTheLineTwice: ''What do you mean it's offensive?''
* FauxHorrific or NightmareRetardant: ''What do you mean it's not scary?''
** AccidentalNightmareFuel: ''What do you mean it's scary?''
* FelonyMisdemeanor: ''What do you mean it's not heinous?''
* GirlShowGhetto: ''What do you mean it's not for boys?''
* HollywoodHomely: ''What do you mean she's ugly?''
* MundaneMadeAwesome: ''What do you mean it's not awesome?''
* {{Narm}}: ''What do you mean it's not supposed to be funny?''
* RockMeAsmodeus: ''What do you mean it's not DeathMetal?''
* UnintentionallySympathetic: ''What do you mean we should '''not''' root for this character?''
** UnintentionallyUnsympathetic: ''What do you mean we should root for this character?''
* {{Wangst}}: ''What do you mean it's not saddening for him?''
* YouHaveNoIdeaWhoYoureDealingWith: ''What do you mean you know who you're dealing with?''
** Or, alternatively: ''[[WesternAnimation/TheRenAndStimpyShow What do you mean you don't agree with me!? Do you realize what you are dealing with?!?]]''

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* AccidentalInnuendo: ''What do you mean it's not sexual?''
Do You Mean, "It's Not Sexual"?''
* AccidentalNightmareFuel: ''What Do You Mean, "It's Not Scary"?''
* AllAnimationIsDisney: ''What do you mean this game's Do You Mean, "This AnimatedFilm[=/=]VideoGame's not made by Disney/Nintendo?'' (all Creator/{{Disney}}/Creator/{{Nintendo}}"?'' All quality examples of a medium or genre are WrongfullyAttributed to the [[PopculturalOsmosis most well known creator]])
creator]]
* AllAdultAnimationIsSouthPark: ''What do you mean it's mature Do You Mean, "It's Mature and thought provoking?''
Thought-Provoking"?''
* AllAnimeIsNaughtyTentacles: ''What do you mean it's not hentai/gorn?''
Do You Mean, "It's Not {{Hentai}}/{{Gorn}}"?''
* AnimationAgeGhetto: ''What do you mean cartoons are only Do You Mean, "Cartoons Aren't Just for kids?''
Kids"?''
* CrossesTheLineTwice: ''What Do You Mean, "It's Highly Offensive"?''
* DarknessInducedAudienceApathy: ''What do you mean we're supposed Do You Mean, "We're Supposed to root Root for someone Someone in here?''
Here"?''
* DesignatedHero: ''What do you mean they're Do You Mean, "They're the good guy?''
**
Good Guy"?''
*
DesignatedVillain: ''What do you mean they're Do You Mean, "They're the bad guy?''
Bad Guy"?''
* DudeNotFunny: ''What do you mean it's not offensive?''
** CrossesTheLineTwice: ''What do you mean it's offensive?''
Do You Mean, "It's Funny"?''
* FauxHorrific or NightmareRetardant: ''What do you mean it's not scary?''
** AccidentalNightmareFuel: ''What do you mean it's scary?''
Do You Mean, "It's Scary"?''
* FelonyMisdemeanor: ''What do you mean it's not heinous?''
Do You Mean, "It's Not Heinous"?''
* GirlShowGhetto: ''What do you mean it's not Do You Mean, "It's for boys?''
Boys, Too"?''
* HollywoodHomely: ''What do you mean she's ugly?''
Do You Mean, "She's Ugly"?''
* MundaneMadeAwesome: ''What do you mean it's not awesome?''
Do You Mean, "It's Awesome"?''
* {{Narm}}: ''What do you mean it's not supposed to be funny?''
Do You Mean, "It's Not Funny"?''
* RockMeAsmodeus: ''What do you mean it's not DeathMetal?''
Do You Mean, "It's Not DeathMetal"?''
* UnintentionallySympathetic: ''What do you mean we should '''not''' root for this character?''
**
Do You Mean, "We Should Root Against Them"?''
*
UnintentionallyUnsympathetic: ''What do you mean we should root Do You Mean, "We Should Root for this character?''
Them"?''
* {{Wangst}}: ''What do you mean it's not saddening Do You Mean, "It's Saddening for him?''
Them"?''
* YouHaveNoIdeaWhoYoureDealingWith: ''What do you mean you know who you're dealing with?''
Do You Mean, "You Know Who You're Dealing With"?''
** Or, alternatively: ''[[WesternAnimation/TheRenAndStimpyShow What do you mean you don't agree Do You Mean, "You Don't Agree with me!? Me"? Do you realize what you are dealing with?!?]]''
22nd Apr '17 3:21:42 PM 123456789
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* YouHaveNoIdeaWhoYoureDealingWith: ''[[WesternAnimation/TheRenAndStimpyShow What do you mean you don't agree with me!? Do you realize what you are dealing with?!?]]''
** Or, alternatively: ''What do you mean you know who you're dealing with?''

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* YouHaveNoIdeaWhoYoureDealingWith: ''What do you mean you know who you're dealing with?''
** Or, alternatively:
''[[WesternAnimation/TheRenAndStimpyShow What do you mean you don't agree with me!? Do you realize what you are dealing with?!?]]''
** Or, alternatively: ''What do you mean you know who you're dealing with?''
with?!?]]''
22nd Apr '17 3:20:50 PM 123456789
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** CrossesTheLineTwice: ''What do you mean it's offensive?''
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* YouHaveNoIdeaWhoYoureDealingWith: ''[[WesternAnimation/TheRenAndStimpyShow What do you mean you don't agree with me!? Do you realize what you are dealing with?!?]]''
** Or, alternatively: ''What do you mean you know who you're dealing with?''
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* AccidentalInnuendo: ''What do you mean it's not sexual?''
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* HollywoodHomely: ''What do you mean she's ugly?''
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* DesignatedHero: ''What do you mean they're the good guy?
** DesignatedVillain: ''What do you mean they're the bad guy?

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* DesignatedHero: ''What do you mean they're the good guy?
guy?''
** DesignatedVillain: ''What do you mean they're the bad guy?guy?''
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* DesignatedHero: ''What do you mean they're the good guy?
** DesignatedVillain: ''What do you mean they're the bad guy?
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* AnimationAgeGhetto: ''What do you mean cartoons are only for kids?''
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* UnintentionallySympathetic: ''What do you mean we should '''not''' root for this character?''
** UnintentionallyUnsympathetic: ''What do you mean we should root for this character?''
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