History NotSoDifferent / WebOriginal

17th Apr '16 7:10:16 AM thatmadork
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* The three interstellar superpowers in ''Literature/AdAstraPerAspera'', much like their terrestrial counterparts from ''Literature/NinteenEightyFour'', have radically different ideologies but only ''in theory''. The Coalition fights to "preserve Christian civilization and liberty", the Conseil fights to "liberate the proletariat from their bourgeoisie oppressors", and the Technocracy fights to... well, preserve its own power. However, in practice, all three are just as expansionist and dictatorial as each other, all three wage ForeverWar to keep their people down, and all three pump out massive amounts of brain-rotting propaganda. Practically everyone agrees that democracy is a weak and obsolete form of government.

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* The three interstellar superpowers in ''Literature/AdAstraPerAspera'', much like their terrestrial counterparts from ''Literature/NinteenEightyFour'', Literature/NineteenEightyFour, have radically different ideologies but only ''in theory''. The Coalition fights to "preserve Christian civilization and liberty", the Conseil fights to "liberate the proletariat from their bourgeoisie oppressors", and the Technocracy fights to... well, preserve its own power. However, in practice, all three are just as expansionist and dictatorial as each other, all three wage ForeverWar to keep their people down, and all three pump out massive amounts of brain-rotting propaganda. Practically everyone also agrees that democracy is a weak and obsolete form of government.
17th Apr '16 7:09:28 AM thatmadork
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* JimSterling and Digital Homicide once engaged [[https://soundcloud.com/jimquisition/special-jim-sterling-and-digital-homicide-hash-it-out in an informal debate]]. Throughout the debate, DH tried to pull this trope on Jim, who directly called it out, noting it as his favourite trope, and dismissed it.

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* JimSterling and Digital Homicide once engaged [[https://soundcloud.com/jimquisition/special-jim-sterling-and-digital-homicide-hash-it-out in an informal debate]]. Throughout the debate, DH tried to pull this trope on Jim, who directly called it out, noting it as his favourite trope, and dismissed it.it.
* The three interstellar superpowers in ''Literature/AdAstraPerAspera'', much like their terrestrial counterparts from ''Literature/NinteenEightyFour'', have radically different ideologies but only ''in theory''. The Coalition fights to "preserve Christian civilization and liberty", the Conseil fights to "liberate the proletariat from their bourgeoisie oppressors", and the Technocracy fights to... well, preserve its own power. However, in practice, all three are just as expansionist and dictatorial as each other, all three wage ForeverWar to keep their people down, and all three pump out massive amounts of brain-rotting propaganda. Practically everyone agrees that democracy is a weak and obsolete form of government.
5th Apr '16 11:15:39 PM dmh3000
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* ''WebAnimation/{{RWBY}}'': Blake's obsession with trying to stop Roman in Volume 2 leads her to research relentlessly to the point that she's losing sleep, isn't eating, can't focus/stay awake in class and will hardly speak to anyone. Yang relates to her a story of her searching for her mother when she was younger, and almost got killed by some monsters as a result were it not for her uncle saving her and Ruby. She then tells Blake that she hasn't stopped looking for her mother, but doesn't put that above living her life and spending time with her friends and family like the latter had been doing the last few days. Blake relents and decides to take it a little slower, and goes to the dance the next day.

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* ''WebAnimation/{{RWBY}}'': Blake's obsession with trying to stop Roman in Volume 2 leads her to research relentlessly to the point that she's losing sleep, isn't eating, can't focus/stay awake in class and will hardly speak to anyone. Yang relates to her a story of her searching for her mother when she was younger, and almost got killed by some monsters as a result were it not for her uncle saving her and Ruby. She then tells Blake that she hasn't stopped looking for her mother, but doesn't put that above living her life and spending time with her friends and family like the latter had been doing the last few days. Blake relents and decides to take it a little slower, and goes to the dance the next day.day.
* JimSterling and Digital Homicide once engaged [[https://soundcloud.com/jimquisition/special-jim-sterling-and-digital-homicide-hash-it-out in an informal debate]]. Throughout the debate, DH tried to pull this trope on Jim, who directly called it out, noting it as his favourite trope, and dismissed it.
26th Mar '16 10:26:05 AM Wyldchyld
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** Also Invoked in "Thor vs. Mortal Kombat!Raiden", as Raiden's strategic fighting style is noted as very similar to Loki's cunning and cleverness. [[spoiler:And hence, nothing really new to Thor. Sure enough, between this familiarity and outclassing Raiden in raw power, Thor takes the win.]]

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** Also Invoked in "Thor vs. Mortal Kombat!Raiden", as Raiden's strategic fighting style is noted as very similar to Loki's cunning and cleverness. [[spoiler:And hence, nothing really new to Thor. Sure enough, between this familiarity and outclassing Raiden in raw power, Thor takes the win.]]]]
* ''WebAnimation/{{RWBY}}'': Blake's obsession with trying to stop Roman in Volume 2 leads her to research relentlessly to the point that she's losing sleep, isn't eating, can't focus/stay awake in class and will hardly speak to anyone. Yang relates to her a story of her searching for her mother when she was younger, and almost got killed by some monsters as a result were it not for her uncle saving her and Ruby. She then tells Blake that she hasn't stopped looking for her mother, but doesn't put that above living her life and spending time with her friends and family like the latter had been doing the last few days. Blake relents and decides to take it a little slower, and goes to the dance the next day.
26th Mar '16 10:16:19 AM Wyldchyld
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* Played subtly but present in ''WebAnimation/{{RWBY}}''. Notice how many tropes Team RWBY and Team JNPR have in common?
** Ruby and Jaune are both awkward {{Adorkable}} leaders with a lot of hidden potential and a love of IndyPloy.
** Weiss serves as TheLancer and is quite famous outside the school, just like Pyrrha.
** Blake and Ren are quiet [[TheStoic stoics]] with a ton of HiddenDepths.
** Yang is physically super-strong, [[BoisterousBruiser boisterous]], [[GenkiGirl energetic]], [[CrazyAwesome a little crazy]], and [[BloodKnight loves fighting]]. Much like Nora.
17th Nov '15 5:04:34 AM thatmadork
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* Common in ''WebAnimation/DeathBattle'', as several matches are between two characters who share similar powers, appearances and/or personality traits. Actually {{Invoked|Trope}} as an argument in "Batman vs. Spiderman", [[spoiler:as Batman's fighting style is very similar to that of the Green Goblin, a gadget-wielding BadassNormal who serves as one of Spiderman's top foes. Spiderman would have some innate degree of familiarity with Batman's fighting style and hence a significant advantage]].

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* Common in ''WebAnimation/DeathBattle'', as several matches are between two characters who share similar powers, appearances and/or personality traits. traits.
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Actually {{Invoked|Trope}} as an argument in "Batman vs. Spiderman", [[spoiler:as Batman's fighting style is very similar to that of the Green Goblin, a gadget-wielding BadassNormal who serves as one of Spiderman's top foes. Spiderman would have some innate degree of familiarity with Batman's fighting style and hence a significant advantage]].advantage.]]
** Also Invoked in "Thor vs. Mortal Kombat!Raiden", as Raiden's strategic fighting style is noted as very similar to Loki's cunning and cleverness. [[spoiler:And hence, nothing really new to Thor. Sure enough, between this familiarity and outclassing Raiden in raw power, Thor takes the win.]]
22nd Oct '15 1:30:22 PM ragnarok235
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* Common in ''WebAnimation/DeathBattle'', as several matches are between two characters who share similar powers, appearances and/or personality traits. Actually {{Invoked|Trope}} as an argument in "Batman vs. Spiderman, [[spoiler:as Batman's fighting style is very similar to that of the Green Goblin, a gadget-wielding BadassNormal who serves as one of Spiderman's top foes. Spiderman would have some innate degree of familiarity with Batman's fighting style and hence a significant advantage]].

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* Common in ''WebAnimation/DeathBattle'', as several matches are between two characters who share similar powers, appearances and/or personality traits. Actually {{Invoked|Trope}} as an argument in "Batman vs. Spiderman, Spiderman", [[spoiler:as Batman's fighting style is very similar to that of the Green Goblin, a gadget-wielding BadassNormal who serves as one of Spiderman's top foes. Spiderman would have some innate degree of familiarity with Batman's fighting style and hence a significant advantage]].
22nd Oct '15 1:29:44 PM ragnarok235
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** Yang is physically super-strong, [[BoisterousBruiser boisterous]], [[GenkiGirl energetic]], [[CrazyAwesome a little crazy]], and [[BloodKnight loves fighting]]. Much like Nora.

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** Yang is physically super-strong, [[BoisterousBruiser boisterous]], [[GenkiGirl energetic]], [[CrazyAwesome a little crazy]], and [[BloodKnight loves fighting]]. Much like Nora.Nora.
* Common in ''WebAnimation/DeathBattle'', as several matches are between two characters who share similar powers, appearances and/or personality traits. Actually {{Invoked|Trope}} as an argument in "Batman vs. Spiderman, [[spoiler:as Batman's fighting style is very similar to that of the Green Goblin, a gadget-wielding BadassNormal who serves as one of Spiderman's top foes. Spiderman would have some innate degree of familiarity with Batman's fighting style and hence a significant advantage]].
1st Aug '15 2:52:44 AM ragnarok235
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-->"We live in a time when storytellers can tell any story and it generally amazes me [[NostalgiaFilter there are people who cross their arms and want to go back to a time that never really existed]]. The thesis that limitations lead to genius is just flat-out illogical. If we gave Music/TheBeatles crappier guitars or we gave your new favorite band vintage equipment, would they make better music? No. They would make music with the tools at their disposal. The anti-CGI discourse needs to end."

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-->"We live in a time when storytellers can tell any story and it generally amazes me [[NostalgiaFilter there are people who cross their arms and want to go back to a time that never really existed]]. The thesis that limitations lead to genius is just flat-out illogical. If we gave Music/TheBeatles crappier guitars or we gave your new favorite band vintage equipment, would they make better music? No. They would make music with the tools at their disposal. The anti-CGI discourse needs to end.""
* Played subtly but present in ''WebAnimation/{{RWBY}}''. Notice how many tropes Team RWBY and Team JNPR have in common?
** Ruby and Jaune are both awkward {{Adorkable}} leaders with a lot of hidden potential and a love of IndyPloy.
** Weiss serves as TheLancer and is quite famous outside the school, just like Pyrrha.
** Blake and Ren are quiet [[TheStoic stoics]] with a ton of HiddenDepths.
** Yang is physically super-strong, [[BoisterousBruiser boisterous]], [[GenkiGirl energetic]], [[CrazyAwesome a little crazy]], and [[BloodKnight loves fighting]]. Much like Nora.
12th Jun '15 8:31:52 PM ShinyTsukkomi
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* After ''InkCity'''s [[WhamEpisode Event #1]], [[JimmyTwoShoes Heloise]] attempts to convince [[WesternAnimation/{{Animaniacs}} Yakko]] that they share common ground -- and that [[WeCanRuleTogether they can rule together]] if he just gives in to TheDarkSide.

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* After ''InkCity'''s [[WhamEpisode Event #1]], [[JimmyTwoShoes [[WesternAnimation/JimmyTwoShoes Heloise]] attempts to convince [[WesternAnimation/{{Animaniacs}} Yakko]] that they share common ground -- and that [[WeCanRuleTogether they can rule together]] if he just gives in to TheDarkSide.
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