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16th Oct '17 9:44:10 PM tooearlyinthemorning
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* Jimmy's father sitting, staring at Michael's handheld videogame.

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* Jimmy's father sitting, staring at Michael's handheld videogame.videogame console.
13th Aug '17 11:20:28 AM CantNotLookAtThisSite
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* Ruth's poor grandmother. She's bundled into a basement, frightened and confused, the city gets bombed and she suffers the indignity of [[PottyFailure soiling herself]], all the while sobbing about how she feels embarrassed and like a baby. [[spoiler:[[FromBadToWorse And then she dies.]]]] The last we see of her, some looters walk past her rotting corpse complaining about the smell, and it's very strongly implied the rats will eat her - she suffers the gruesome indignity of unburied death.

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* Ruth's poor grandmother. She's bundled into a basement, frightened and confused, the city gets bombed and she suffers the indignity of [[PottyFailure soiling herself]], all the while sobbing about how she feels embarrassed and like a baby. [[spoiler:[[FromBadToWorse And then she dies.]]]] ]] The last we see of her, some looters walk past her rotting corpse complaining about the smell, and it's very strongly implied the rats will eat her - she suffers the gruesome indignity of unburied death.]]
13th Aug '17 11:20:09 AM CantNotLookAtThisSite
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* Ruth's poor grandmother. She's bundled into a basement, frightened and confused, the city gets bombed and she suffers the indignity of [[PottyFailure soiling herself]], all the while sobbing about how she feels embarrassed and like a baby. [[spoiler:[[FromBadToWorse And then she dies.]]]] The last we see of her, some looters walk past her rotting corpse complaining about the smell, and it's very strongly implied the rats will eat her - she suffers the gruesome indignity of unburied death.
30th Jul '17 8:08:37 PM SantosLHalper
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[[caption-width-right:340: A woman, who has just survived a nuclear bomb, holding her child, [[MummiesAtTheDinnerTable who hasn't.]]]]
10th Jun '17 8:51:59 PM Windrays
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* It's really damn hard to not feel terribly at the woman who's so terrified, she wets herself.
14th Mar '14 8:26:37 AM syndomatic
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* Similarly, Ruth holding onto one of Jimmy's books as she looks for him in his family's house.

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* Similarly, Ruth finding, and holding onto one of Jimmy's books as she looks for him in his family's house.book until her death.
14th Mar '14 7:54:46 AM syndomatic
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* Similarly, Ruth holding onto one of Jimmy's books as she looks for him in his family's house.
19th Jan '13 8:08:55 PM SCE2AUX
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* Might be a good idea to have a box of tissues going in.
24th May '12 8:37:36 PM movie007
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* Most of the entries in the movie's [[HighOctaneNightmareFuel/{{Threads}} High Octane Nightmare Fuel]] entry also double as TearJerker.

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* Most of the entries in the movie's [[HighOctaneNightmareFuel/{{Threads}} High Octane [[NightmareFuel/{{Threads}} Nightmare Fuel]] entry also double as TearJerker.TearJerker.
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27th Jun '11 1:31:14 PM CatholicQuadrilateral
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* Jimmy's father sitting, staring at Michael's handheld videogame. Oh, God ...

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* Jimmy's father sitting, staring at Michael's handheld videogame. Oh, God ...
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