History Roleplay / SburbPatchNotes

30th Nov '17 9:00:42 PM Angeldeb82
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-->"Skaianet is the source of, and protector of, all universes. We give the tools to those worthy, and weed out those who have no hope. Through machination and machinery, we sort the wheat from the chaff, the strong from the weak, and create the most able universes possible. We do this for reasons that few can grasp, and that change constantly, regardless of any opinions. We guard and spread reality. We are the opposite of oblivion. [[TheChosenMany We are]] [[BadassArmy skaia net]]." - [[http://www.mspaforums.com/showthread.php?p=5834201#post5834201 Khalik]]

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-->"Skaianet is the source of, and protector of, all universes. We give the tools to those worthy, and weed out those who have no hope. Through machination and machinery, we sort the wheat from the chaff, the strong from the weak, and create the most able universes possible. We do this for reasons that few can grasp, and that change constantly, regardless of any opinions. We guard and spread reality. We are the opposite of oblivion. [[TheChosenMany We are]] [[BadassArmy skaia net]]." net.]]" - [[http://www.mspaforums.com/showthread.php?p=5834201#post5834201 Khalik]]



In any case, the group is privy to [[MonsterOfTheWeek many disasters]] that require them to scramble to [[SavingTheWorld preserve the fabric of paradox space]], from SpaceMarines and [[TheMissingno glitch invasions]] to {{nanomachines}}, [[TheVirus viruses]], [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking and]] [[MyLittlePony ponies]]. As often, they deal with the players of the game - players who take advantage of SequenceBreaking, who stumble into {{Game Breaking Bug}}s, who [[ScrewDestiny want to screw the game over, time loops and all]], who have [[OntologicalMystery no idea what's going on]]: all of them might just break the universe into teensy little pieces, and the Skaianet Sburb dev team are the only people who can put it back together, BecauseDestinySaysSo.

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In any case, the group is privy to [[MonsterOfTheWeek many disasters]] that require them to scramble to [[SavingTheWorld preserve the fabric of paradox space]], from SpaceMarines and [[TheMissingno glitch invasions]] to {{nanomachines}}, [[TheVirus viruses]], [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking and]] [[MyLittlePony {{a|rsonMurderAndJaywalking}}nd [[WesternAnimation/MyLittlePony ponies]]. As often, they deal with the players of the game - players who take advantage of SequenceBreaking, who stumble into {{Game Breaking Bug}}s, who [[ScrewDestiny want to screw the game over, time loops and all]], who have [[OntologicalMystery no idea what's going on]]: all of them might just break the universe into teensy little pieces, and the Skaianet Sburb dev team are the only people who can put it back together, BecauseDestinySaysSo.



* UsefulNotes/AmericanAccents: For some reason, Kira was a [[DeepSouth Redneck]]-[[{{Pokemon}} voir]] before the Scratch.

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* UsefulNotes/AmericanAccents: For some reason, Kira was a [[DeepSouth Redneck]]-[[{{Pokemon}} Redneck]]-[[Franchise/{{Pokemon}} voir]] before the Scratch.



* AutobotsRockOut: [[InvokedTrope Invoked]] [[http://www.mspaforums.com/showthread.php?41228-SBURB-Patch-Notes-II-The-Code-is-Mightier-than-the-Sword&p=5714490&viewfull=1#post5714490 by a patch during the GUKS story arc.]]

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* AutobotsRockOut: [[InvokedTrope Invoked]] {{Invoked|Trope}} [[http://www.mspaforums.com/showthread.php?41228-SBURB-Patch-Notes-II-The-Code-is-Mightier-than-the-Sword&p=5714490&viewfull=1#post5714490 by a patch during the GUKS story arc.]]



* CerebusSyndrome: It was a bunch of people running around being incredibly awesome and occasionally fighting off disgruntled players. [[LethalJokeCharacter Then Itchy]] [[KnightOfCerebus got dangerous]].

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* CerebusSyndrome: It was a bunch of people running around being incredibly awesome and occasionally fighting off disgruntled players. [[LethalJokeCharacter Then Itchy]] [[KnightOfCerebus got dangerous]].dangerous.]]



* ConservationOfNinjitsu: The siege with the Grey-Tier starts out as this. Then when most of the weaker ones are cleared out, [[EliteArmy the tougher ones start]] [[EliteMooks causing bigger problems.]]

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* ConservationOfNinjitsu: The siege with the Grey-Tier starts out as this. Then when most of the weaker ones are cleared out, [[EliteArmy the tougher ones start]] [[EliteMooks causing bigger problems.]]problems]].



* DidYouJustHaveTeaWithCthulhu

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* DidYouJustHaveTeaWithCthulhuDidWeJustHaveTeaWithCthulhu



* GatlingGood: Avery T. Deaconari's weapon of choice is a ''smart gatling gatling gun''. It's a [[GatlingGood gatling gun]] [[UpToEleven made out of]] [[AwesomeButImpractical gatling guns]] that has smartgun link capability.

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* GatlingGood: Avery T. Deaconari's weapon of choice is a ''smart gatling gatling gun''. It's a [[GatlingGood gatling gun]] {{gatling g|ood}}un [[UpToEleven made out of]] [[AwesomeButImpractical gatling guns]] that has smartgun link capability.



* GeniusLoci: Tricia fused her mind to [[spoiler:that of Skaianet Labs itself. It's working out fairly well, at least after she got over the [[RealityWarpingIsNotAToy growing pains]] with the help of a LiteralSplitPersonality and a HeelRealization.]]

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* GeniusLoci: Tricia fused her mind to [[spoiler:that of Skaianet Labs itself. It's working out fairly well, at least after she got over the [[RealityWarpingIsNotAToy growing pains]] with the help of a LiteralSplitPersonality and a HeelRealization.]]HeelRealization]].



* MarriedToTheJob: Bluesunnyday ends up on the receiving end of a divorce when his wife grows tired of him coming home after work late, [[NoOSHACompliance burnt, and battered]]. Then he falls in love with the GeniusLoci, rendering him [[IncrediblyLamePun married to the workplace]].

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* MarriedToTheJob: Bluesunnyday ends up on the receiving end of a divorce when his wife grows tired of him coming home after work late, [[NoOSHACompliance burnt, and battered]]. Then he falls in love with the GeniusLoci, rendering him [[IncrediblyLamePun [[JustForPun married to the workplace]].



* NoSell: Surprisingly uncommon, were it not for the fact that this is still a roleplay. Nonetheless, happens when [[spoiler:Daniel]] attempts to [[MyKungFuIsStrongerThanYours take on]] [[spoiler:Ton Ialfnu]]

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* NoSell: Surprisingly uncommon, were it not for the fact that this is still a roleplay. Nonetheless, happens when [[spoiler:Daniel]] attempts to [[MyKungFuIsStrongerThanYours take on]] [[spoiler:Ton Ialfnu]]Ialfnu]].



* [[OhCrap Oh [REDACTED] ]]: The standard reaction to many, many events that transpire at Skaianet Laboratories.

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* [[OhCrap Oh [REDACTED] ]]: Oh, [REDACTED]!]]: The standard reaction to many, many events that transpire at Skaianet Laboratories.



** One of these was Itchy. Yes, [[LethalJokeCharacter THAT Itchy.]]
* PlayingWithFire: Alnylthyria's prime method of combat. [[AFormYouAreComfortableWith Usually]].

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** One of these was Itchy. Yes, [[LethalJokeCharacter THAT Itchy.]]
Itchy]].
* PlayingWithFire: Alnylthyria's prime method of combat. [[AFormYouAreComfortableWith Usually]].Usually.]]



** Also, see GodModeSue above.



-->'''Avery T. Deaconari''': [[VideoGame/TeamFortress2 ''CRY SOME MOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOORE!'']]

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-->'''Avery T. Deaconari''': [[VideoGame/TeamFortress2 ''CRY ''[[VideoGame/TeamFortress2 CRY SOME MOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOORE!'']]MOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOORE!]]''



** Many {{AI}}s live inside the Skaianet servers. Including [[Literature/IHaveNoMouthAndIMustScream AM]], [[Film/TwoThousandOneASpaceOdyssey HAL]], [[VideoGame/SystemShock SHODAN]], [[VideoGame/CommandAndConquerTiberianSeries CABAL]] and [[Franchise/{{Terminator}} Skynet]].

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** Many {{AI}}s live inside the Skaianet servers. Including [[Literature/IHaveNoMouthAndIMustScream AM]], [[Film/TwoThousandOneASpaceOdyssey HAL]], [[VideoGame/SystemShock SHODAN]], [[VideoGame/CommandAndConquerTiberianSeries CABAL]] VideoGame/{{S|ystemShock}}HODAN, VideoGame/{{C|ommandAndConquerTiberianSeries}}ABAL and [[Franchise/{{Terminator}} Skynet]].



* TheSmartGuy: Everyone to a degree (they're all programmers after all), but Tricia Glasswell is a particularly obvious example. She has made use of [[ShownTheirWork up-arrow notation, helium-oxygen breathing canisters, Arimaa, decontamination showers, PTSD, lockpicking, botnets, libpurple...]] [[note]]libpurple, for example, is a [[ShownTheirWork real programming library]] that has bindings for several popular messaging programs, thus why it shows up buried in Pesterchum's code.[[/note]] It turns out that [[spoiler:Hadron snuck in some Seer powers to ensure that Tricia had the wisdom to lead Skaianet.]]

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* TheSmartGuy: Everyone to a degree (they're all programmers after all), but Tricia Glasswell is a particularly obvious example. She has made use of [[ShownTheirWork up-arrow notation, helium-oxygen breathing canisters, Arimaa, decontamination showers, PTSD, lockpicking, botnets, libpurple...]] [[note]]libpurple, for example, is a [[ShownTheirWork real programming library]] that has bindings for several popular messaging programs, thus why it shows up buried in Pesterchum's code.[[/note]] It turns out that [[spoiler:Hadron snuck in some Seer powers to ensure that Tricia had the wisdom to lead Skaianet.]]Skaianet]].



** Daniel alchemised with a Metagross to gain it's [[ChromeChampion Metal Skin]] and [[PsychicPowers Psychokinetic]] capabilities. Then he lost the metal skin but got his Technology powers supercharged.

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** Daniel alchemised with a Metagross to gain it's [[ChromeChampion Metal Skin]] and [[PsychicPowers Psychokinetic]] {{Psych|icPowers}}okinetic capabilities. Then he lost the metal skin but got his Technology powers supercharged.



** Tricia somehow alchemized herself with a Codering. [[HowDoIShotWeb She does]] [[PowerIncontinence not exactly]] [[RealityWarpingIsNotAToy cope well]]. [[spoiler:Then she uses the codepowers to merge with ''the entire Skaianet building-complex''.]]

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** Tricia somehow alchemized herself with a Codering. [[HowDoIShotWeb She does]] [[PowerIncontinence not exactly]] [[RealityWarpingIsNotAToy cope well]]. well.]] [[spoiler:Then she uses the codepowers to merge with ''the entire Skaianet building-complex''.]]



-->''Avery:'' “That might be overkill. Then again… ThereIsNoKillLikeOverkill."

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-->''Avery:'' “That "That might be overkill. Then again… again... ThereIsNoKillLikeOverkill."



* UnexplainedRecovery: Tricia inexplicably shows up again after [[spoiler:a Just-type permadeath]], pointing out that she [[spoiler:set an alarm on the Code that would resurrect her from backup if the Founders showed up.]]

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* UnexplainedRecovery: Tricia inexplicably shows up again after [[spoiler:a Just-type permadeath]], pointing out that she [[spoiler:set an alarm on the Code that would resurrect her from backup if the Founders showed up.]]up]].



* ViewersAreGeniuses: Programming terms are thrown around sometimes, and some Codetech attacks are based on real-world computer processes.



** Tricia used [[BladeOnAStick spears]], but switched to [[RealityWarper walls and ceilings]] [[spoiler:[[BarrierWarrior and shield-bubbles]] after what might be called a HeelRealization.]]
** Bluesunnyday uses a [[KatanasAreJustBetter katana]] known as Fenrir. He also uses SMG's on occasion.

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** Tricia used [[BladeOnAStick spears]], but switched to [[RealityWarper walls and ceilings]] [[spoiler:[[BarrierWarrior and shield-bubbles]] after what might be called a HeelRealization.]]
HeelRealization]].
** Bluesunnyday uses a [[KatanasAreJustBetter katana]] {{katana|sAreJustBetter}} known as Fenrir. He also uses SMG's on occasion.



** Dreamgor [[DualWielding dualwields]] [[KnifeNut daggers]] and/or shortswords.

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** Dreamgor [[DualWielding dualwields]] {{dual wield|ing}}s [[KnifeNut daggers]] and/or shortswords.



** The Lich uses his [[GreenLantern Green Ring]] [[ShoutOut Sun Lantern]] and the [[DropTheHammer Noir-Wolf Shatterist's Companion]].
* WellIntentionedExtremist: There is a ''company religion''. It involves [[PrinciplesZealot valuing making new universes over preserving existing ones]], because apparently [[JumpingOffTheSlipperySlope the potential of making new universes is more important than the fact that you're killing off existing ones and forcing the few players back into primitivism.]]

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** The Lich uses his [[GreenLantern [[Franchise/GreenLantern Green Ring]] [[ShoutOut Sun Lantern]] and the [[DropTheHammer Noir-Wolf Shatterist's Companion]].
* WellIntentionedExtremist: There is a ''company religion''. It involves [[PrinciplesZealot valuing making new universes over preserving existing ones]], because apparently [[JumpingOffTheSlipperySlope the potential of making new universes is more important than the fact that you're killing off existing ones and forcing the few players back into primitivism.]]primitivism]].



* WorldOfBadass: If you can't fight for your life, you don't last long in Skaianet, as invasions are a [[MonsterOfTheWeek disturbingly common]] occurence.

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* WorldOfBadass: If you can't fight for your life, you don't last long in Skaianet, as invasions are a [[MonsterOfTheWeek disturbingly common]] occurence.occurance.



* ViewersAreGeniuses: Programming terms are thrown around sometimes, and some Codetech attacks are based on real-world computer processes.
11th Jun '17 5:02:42 PM nombretomado
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* MoreDakka: Avery's smart gatling gatling gun (and, more recently, his [[{{X-Com}} MarSec M4000 machine gun]]), Bluesunnyday's SMG's with bottomless magazines, Girard himself (the guy is pretty much [[MoreDakka made of guns]]) . . .

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* MoreDakka: Avery's smart gatling gatling gun (and, more recently, his [[{{X-Com}} [[VideoGame/XCom MarSec M4000 machine gun]]), Bluesunnyday's SMG's with bottomless magazines, Girard himself (the guy is pretty much [[MoreDakka made of guns]]) . . .
4th Jun '17 12:14:50 PM nombretomado
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Of course, TheWikiRule is in effect [[http://swiki.wikkii.com/wiki/Main_Page here]], but who am I kidding, everyone'll just use TVTropes for that anyway.

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Of course, TheWikiRule is in effect [[http://swiki.wikkii.com/wiki/Main_Page here]], but who am I kidding, everyone'll just use TVTropes Wiki/TVTropes for that anyway.



--> '''Daniel Kopton''':If you're wondering what I'm talking about, go look up BulletHell on TVTropes.
** [[spoiler: Ton Ialfnu]] knows that the Grey King won't last forever, so he's downloading a back-up onto TVTropes. [[SuspiciouslySpecificDenial The fact that there's also a back-up of Skaianet on TVTropes has nothing to do with it.]] [[SincerityMode No, really, I mean it.]]

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--> '''Daniel Kopton''':If you're wondering what I'm talking about, go look up BulletHell on TVTropes.
Wiki/TVTropes.
** [[spoiler: Ton Ialfnu]] knows that the Grey King won't last forever, so he's downloading a back-up onto TVTropes. [=TVTropes=]. [[SuspiciouslySpecificDenial The fact that there's also a back-up of Skaianet on TVTropes [=TVTropes=] has nothing to do with it.]] [[SincerityMode No, really, I mean it.]]



* StuffBlowingUp: Invoked, inverted, ''subverted'', played with . . . actually, you could probably say that about half the tropes on [[TVTropes this wiki.]]

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* StuffBlowingUp: Invoked, inverted, ''subverted'', played with . . . actually, you could probably say that about half the tropes on [[TVTropes [[Wiki/TVTropes this wiki.]]
9th May '16 10:31:32 PM erforce
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--> ''"Apparently, the Superintelligent Hammerspace Gatling Multicannon requires "[[{{Terminator}} Skynet Grist]]" for alchemization. While I'm sure we have it, I'm not sure that I'd trust anything that required it. [[AIIsACrapshoot Especially not if it's superintelligent.]]"''

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--> ''"Apparently, the Superintelligent Hammerspace Gatling Multicannon requires "[[{{Terminator}} "[[Franchise/{{Terminator}} Skynet Grist]]" for alchemization. While I'm sure we have it, I'm not sure that I'd trust anything that required it. [[AIIsACrapshoot Especially not if it's superintelligent.]]"''



** Many {{AI}}s live inside the Skaianet servers. Including [[Literature/IHaveNoMouthAndIMustScream AM]], [[TwoThousandOneASpaceOdyssey HAL]], [[VideoGame/SystemShock SHODAN]], [[VideoGame/CommandAndConquerTiberianSeries CABAL]] and [[{{Terminator}} Skynet]].

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** Many {{AI}}s live inside the Skaianet servers. Including [[Literature/IHaveNoMouthAndIMustScream AM]], [[TwoThousandOneASpaceOdyssey [[Film/TwoThousandOneASpaceOdyssey HAL]], [[VideoGame/SystemShock SHODAN]], [[VideoGame/CommandAndConquerTiberianSeries CABAL]] and [[{{Terminator}} [[Franchise/{{Terminator}} Skynet]].
31st Jan '16 9:20:42 AM nombretomado
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** Many {{AI}}s live inside the Skaianet servers. Including [[Literature/IHaveNoMouthAndIMustScream AM]], [[TwoThousandOneASpaceOdyssey HAL]], [[SystemShock SHODAN]], [[VideoGame/CommandAndConquerTiberianSeries CABAL]] and [[{{Terminator}} Skynet]].

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** Many {{AI}}s live inside the Skaianet servers. Including [[Literature/IHaveNoMouthAndIMustScream AM]], [[TwoThousandOneASpaceOdyssey HAL]], [[SystemShock [[VideoGame/SystemShock SHODAN]], [[VideoGame/CommandAndConquerTiberianSeries CABAL]] and [[{{Terminator}} Skynet]].
13th Jan '16 3:40:02 PM TheNerfGuy
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* PurposefullyOverpowered: When you program at Skaianet, you code everything that exists, existed, will exist, and could possibly exist.

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* PurposefullyOverpowered: PurposelyOverpowered: When you program at Skaianet, you code everything that exists, existed, will exist, and could possibly exist.
1st Jan '16 10:13:39 PM nombretomado
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** Avery T. Deaconari loves his [[GatlingGood smart gatling gatling gun]], though he does like [[MoreDakka the MarSec M4000]] and [[SnowCrash a certain Gatling-style repeating magrail cannon too...]]

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** Avery T. Deaconari loves his [[GatlingGood smart gatling gatling gun]], though he does like [[MoreDakka the MarSec M4000]] and [[SnowCrash [[Literature/SnowCrash a certain Gatling-style repeating magrail cannon too...]]
23rd Oct '15 4:20:55 PM nombretomado
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* TheFaceless: Sydney wears [[TheLegendOfZeldaMajorasMask a certain mask]].

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* TheFaceless: Sydney wears [[TheLegendOfZeldaMajorasMask [[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaMajorasMask a certain mask]].
23rd Oct '15 4:20:46 PM nombretomado
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* DarkIsNotEvil: Sydney wears [[TheLegendOfZeldaMajorasMask Majora's Mask]], but she's actually very nice. However, it does hint towards her true nature: [[spoiler: A Horrorterror.]]

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* DarkIsNotEvil: Sydney wears [[TheLegendOfZeldaMajorasMask [[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaMajorasMask Majora's Mask]], but she's actually very nice. However, it does hint towards her true nature: [[spoiler: A Horrorterror.]]
16th Aug '15 4:27:10 PM nombretomado
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* AmericanAccents: For some reason, Kira was a [[DeepSouth Redneck]]-[[{{Pokemon}} voir]] before the Scratch.

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* AmericanAccents: UsefulNotes/AmericanAccents: For some reason, Kira was a [[DeepSouth Redneck]]-[[{{Pokemon}} voir]] before the Scratch.
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