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24th Feb '17 2:37:19 PM Storygirl000
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Frank Heffley will become less of a {{Jerkass}}, Susan Heffley will stop being clueless, Manny will become less of a SpoiledBrat, Rodrick might start heading towards his [[AdaptionalHeroism movie counterpart's personality]], and Greg will not only become less of a jerk, but will have some genuine, long-lasting PetTheDog moments directed towards him, rather than being subject to misfortune most of his life.

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Frank Heffley will become less of a {{Jerkass}}, Susan Heffley will stop being clueless, Manny will become less of a SpoiledBrat, Rodrick might start heading towards his [[AdaptionalHeroism [[JerkWithAHeartOfGold movie counterpart's personality]], and Greg will not only become less of a jerk, but will have some genuine, long-lasting PetTheDog moments directed towards him, rather than being subject to misfortune most of his life.
24th Feb '17 2:36:29 PM Storygirl000
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* Really, it was pretty much confirmed that this was the case.



Otherwise, the ease with which he wins the sympathy of girls would be puzzling.

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Otherwise, the ease with which he wins the sympathy of girls would be puzzling.puzzling.

[[WMG: Future books will have some actual CharacterDevelopment for everyone and good moments for Greg.]]
Frank Heffley will become less of a {{Jerkass}}, Susan Heffley will stop being clueless, Manny will become less of a SpoiledBrat, Rodrick might start heading towards his [[AdaptionalHeroism movie counterpart's personality]], and Greg will not only become less of a jerk, but will have some genuine, long-lasting PetTheDog moments directed towards him, rather than being subject to misfortune most of his life.
7th Jan '17 12:23:15 PM ThePantherMan
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* Given how many liberties the films take with the source material - not to mention a glimpse into Greg's diary in the Rodrick Rules movie shows Chirag disguised as Holly, which didn't happen in the book - it's more likely that the books and the films (and the webcomic, for that matter) simply take place in alternate universes.
1st Jan '17 8:17:14 AM General_A_S
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I have ADD and I've always thought that he had ADD. He displays a short attetion span and is clearly smart but doesn't work hard.

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I have ADD and I've always thought that he had ADD. He displays a short attetion span and is clearly smart but doesn't work hard.hard.

[[WMG: Rowly is better-looking than he is portrayed]]
Otherwise, the ease with which he wins the sympathy of girls would be puzzling.
10th Dec '16 5:03:21 AM mochanisaleaf
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Manny's physical appearance looks completely different from anyone in the Heffley family. So it's possible that Susan Heffley might have had a secret affair.

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Manny's physical appearance looks completely different from anyone in the Heffley family. So it's possible that Susan Heffley might have had a secret affair.affair.

[[WMG: Greg has ADD or ADHD]]
I have ADD and I've always thought that he had ADD. He displays a short attetion span and is clearly smart but doesn't work hard.
30th Aug '16 7:09:49 PM PaulA
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[[WMG: The series will go on for a ''[[LongRunner really]]'' long time.]]

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[[WMG: The series will go on for a ''[[LongRunner really]]'' ''really'' long time.]]
5th Aug '16 3:29:32 PM Patrick785
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[[WMG: Frank Heffley is not Manny's biological father]]

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[[WMG: Frank Heffley is not Manny's biological father]]father]]
Manny's physical appearance looks completely different from anyone in the Heffley family. So it's possible that Susan Heffley might have had a secret affair.
5th Aug '16 3:26:53 PM Patrick785
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In the tenth book, at a camp, there is a rumor about a madman named Silas Scratch, and the chaperon (who is about the same age as Greg's dad) says that when he was a child a boy named Frankie discovered Silas's shack and was never the same again.[[spoiler: Later we find out the shack is actually a shed and Silas doesn't exist, Greg's dad as a kid discovered the shed and lied so the others wouldn't hog it.]] And we do know Greg's dad is called Frank. The only difference is the "i-e"

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In the tenth book, at a camp, there is a rumor about a madman named Silas Scratch, and the chaperon (who is about the same age as Greg's dad) says that when he was a child a boy named Frankie discovered Silas's shack and was never the same again.[[spoiler: Later we find out the shack is actually a shed and Silas doesn't exist, Greg's dad as a kid discovered the shed and lied so the others wouldn't hog it.]] And we do know Greg's dad is called Frank. The only difference is the "i-e""i-e"

[[WMG: Frank Heffley is not Manny's biological father]]
19th Jul '16 1:09:18 PM Terran117
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[[WMG:Greg has begun to start really loving writing in his journals]]
Two points back this up. First, Greg spends the first two books complaining about having to write in a journal, especially with the hardcovers having the word "diary" written on them, but later stops. Second, the journals began spanning shorter period of time, the first being a year, the next two being half a year each, and now we have weeks condensed into books. Therefore, one can only assume that Greg has loved to do the thing that annoyed him and is trying to squeeze down every bit of his life on paper.

So on the bright side, Greg in universe may be a fledgling writer.

[[WMG:The book is secretly meant to be an in depth psychological study of how a sociopath sees the world at a young age]]
It would explain why Greg only shows empathy for himself, the fact that his books are spanning shorter periods of times (he wants every bit of his life to be known to the world), and why bad things keep happening. While one could argue that the SadistShow tendencies are meant to be played for commentary on suburban American life, statistically Greg's life should not really have that much drama in it. Therefore, one can assume that Greg believes the world is out to get him and is making up or exaggerating real world events.

Helping this guess are the movies, which are far less bleak and show all characters (even ones Greg hates) more positively. It also eases some of the DarknessInducedAudienceApathy the book struggles with if we realize we're meant to laugh at how a self centered person sees the world, like at how we laugh at celebrities prone to Wangst.

6th May '16 6:58:18 AM Underveil
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** This page is called is "Wild Mass Guessing", not "Obvious Subtexts".
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