History PlayingWith / AdultsAreUseless

8th Aug '17 10:48:19 PM AgentKyles
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** In the small town of Adamsville, parents have no idea of the life-threatening situations their kids go through. For example, teenagers Alice, Bob, and Charlie fight off the supernatural on a daily basis, but no one notices provided they get to school on time and are home for supper.

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** In the small town of Adamsville, parents have no idea of the life-threatening situations their kids go through. For example, teenagers Alice, Bob, and Charlie [[WakeUpGoToSchoolSaveTheWorld fight off the supernatural on a daily basis, basis]], but no one notices provided they get to school on time and are home for supper.



** The kids are good at keeping their parents in the dark.

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** [[FreeRangeChildren The kids are good at keeping their parents in the dark.]]



** All the adults present on the film suffer from varying degrees of retardation and personality disorders like paedophobia.

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** All the adults present on the film suffer from [[BumblingDad varying degrees of retardation retardation]] and personality disorders like paedophobia.



** The adults have their own jobs and responsibilities to take care of.

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** [[ParentsAsPeople The adults have their own jobs and responsibilities to take care of.]]



** The children are useless while the adults battle monsters and mafia.

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** The children of Adamsville are useless [[DamselInDistress the resident damsels, constantly captured and waiting to be rescued]], while the adults battle monsters and mafia.
5th Jul '17 1:28:43 PM mister-bittersweet
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** Just because the parents are incompetent doesn't mean the children are competent. If the parents are the main influence in a child's life, they would also be the main influence on their personality as well, meaning a world full of useless adults would result in future generations being just as useless.
29th May '17 2:54:06 PM The_Last_Brickman
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** Or the adults are just out of their element in regards to the monsters, since ChildrenAreSpecial.
4th Mar '17 8:59:29 PM DinoJungle
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** The adults [[NotNowKiddo never listen to the kids stories about what's going on]], making the children feel depressed and leading them to [[FailureIsTheOnlyOption give up]].

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** The adults [[NotNowKiddo never listen to the kids stories about what's going on]], making the children feel depressed and leading them to [[FailureIsTheOnlyOption give up]].up]]...



** One single adult believes them, giving the kids new hope.

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** One ** ...one single adult believes them, giving the kids new hope.
17th Jan '16 4:19:28 AM TheTurboTornado
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** The adults [[NotNowKiddo never listen to the kids stories about what's going on,]] making the children feel depressed and leads them to [[FailureIsTheOnlyOption give up]]

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** The adults [[NotNowKiddo never listen to the kids stories about what's going on,]] on]], making the children feel depressed and leads leading them to [[FailureIsTheOnlyOption give up]]up]].
17th Jan '16 4:17:46 AM TheTurboTornado
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** The adults [[NotNowKiddo never listen to the kids stories about what's going on,]] making the children feel depressed and leads them to [[FailureIsTheOnlyOption give up]]


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** One single adult believes them, giving the kids new hope.
16th Jan '15 10:33:30 PM VPhantom
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** The monsters
16th Jan '15 9:50:41 PM Nasrudith
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** In the small town of Adamsville, parents have no idea of the life-threatening situtations their kids go through. For example, teenagers Alice, Bob, and Charlie fight off the supernatural on a daily basis, but no one notices provided they get to school on time and are home for supper.

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** In the small town of Adamsville, parents have no idea of the life-threatening situtations situations their kids go through. For example, teenagers Alice, Bob, and Charlie fight off the supernatural on a daily basis, but no one notices provided they get to school on time and are home for supper.


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** The monsters can only be harmed by children. Adults are aware of it and try to help but the best they can do is to give them mundane supplies that give them no edge against the monsters.


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** The monsters
28th Dec '14 9:57:21 AM AHI-3000
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* '''Downplayed''': Most adults don't seem to be clueless or incompetent and some of them help the young protagonists, although more often than not it falls to the kids to save the day.

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* '''Downplayed''': '''Downplayed''':
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Most adults don't seem to be clueless or incompetent and some of them help the young protagonists, although more often than not it falls to the kids to save the day.day.
** One of two parents (usually the [[BumblingDad father]]) is incompetent.
13th Sep '14 7:36:02 AM Kindle4Light
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** The adults have their own jobs and responsibilities to take care of.
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