History WebComic / BrawlInTheFamily

29th Apr '18 5:38:01 AM Jubileus57
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* SnowySleighBells: The musical comic [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic/388-ice-world/ Ice World]] is a "celebration" of {{SlippySlideyIceWorld}}s which is, you guessed it, rythmed by sleigh bells.
26th Apr '18 5:31:47 PM Cenourinha
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* BossArenaIdiocy: [[WhoWritesThisCrap "WHO DESIGNED]] [[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/12/23/mkc7/ THIS CASTLE!?"]] [[spoiler: Said by an adult Bowser Jr as Mario had cut the bridge using a axe like in Franchise/SuperMarioBrothers.]]

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* BossArenaIdiocy: [[WhoWritesThisCrap "WHO DESIGNED]] [[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/12/23/mkc7/ DESIGNED THIS CASTLE!?"]] [[spoiler: Said by an adult Bowser Jr as Mario had cut the bridge using a axe like in Franchise/SuperMarioBrothers.]]
26th Apr '18 5:30:54 PM Cenourinha
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* BossArenaIdiocy: [[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/12/23/mkc7/ "WHO DESIGNED THIS CASTLE!?"]] [[spoiler: Said by an adult Bowser Jr as Mario had cut the bridge using a axe like in Franchise/SuperMarioBrothers.]]

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* BossArenaIdiocy: [[WhoWritesThisCrap "WHO DESIGNED]] [[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/12/23/mkc7/ "WHO DESIGNED THIS CASTLE!?"]] [[spoiler: Said by an adult Bowser Jr as Mario had cut the bridge using a axe like in Franchise/SuperMarioBrothers.]]
16th Apr '18 7:57:29 AM Malady
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** Christmas 2010 featured parodies of Christmas songs, including Frosty The Snowman [[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/12/14/298-jolly-happy-jerk-2/ here]], the Carol of the Bells [[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/12/17/comic-299-carol-of-the-waa/ here]], and MariahCarey's "All I Want For Christmas Is You" [[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/12/25/300-a-simple-request/ here]].

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** Christmas 2010 featured parodies of Christmas songs, including Frosty The Snowman [[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/12/14/298-jolly-happy-jerk-2/ here]], the Carol of the Bells [[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/12/17/comic-299-carol-of-the-waa/ here]], and MariahCarey's Music/MariahCarey's "All I Want For Christmas Is You" [[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/12/25/300-a-simple-request/ here]].
16th Apr '18 7:57:17 AM Malady
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** For 2010, we have 3 comics that turn Christmas songs into musical comics. The first, a [[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/12/14/298-jollyhappyjerk/ spoof]] of WesternAnimation/FrostyTheSnowman; the second, Waluigi's take on [[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/12/17/299-carolofthewaa/ the Carol of the Bells]]; and the third, [[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/12/25/300-asimplerequest/ Ganondorf's version of ]] [[MariahCarey All I Want For Christmas Is You]]... [[CargoShip directed at]] [[MacGuffin the Triforce]].

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** For 2010, we have 3 comics that turn Christmas songs into musical comics. The first, a [[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/12/14/298-jollyhappyjerk/ spoof]] of WesternAnimation/FrostyTheSnowman; the second, Waluigi's take on [[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/12/17/299-carolofthewaa/ the Carol of the Bells]]; and the third, [[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/12/25/300-asimplerequest/ Ganondorf's version of ]] [[MariahCarey [[Music/MariahCarey All I Want For Christmas Is You]]... [[CargoShip directed at]] [[MacGuffin the Triforce]].
5th Apr '18 2:27:30 PM eroock
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* [[WhoWouldWantToWatchUs Who Would Want To Read Us?]]: Used [[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/03/28/150-comicstrip/ here]] and [[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/06/04/250-cartoons/ here.]]

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* [[WhoWouldWantToWatchUs Who Would Want To Read Us?]]: Used [[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.org/web/20141228072944/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/03/28/150-comicstrip/ here]] and [[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.org/web/20160731205758/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/06/04/250-cartoons/ here.]]
5th Apr '18 2:21:21 PM eroock
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''[[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/ Brawl in the Family]]'' was a {{Gag Per Day|Webcomics}} {{Gaming Webcomic|s}} hosted on Website/{{Keenspot}} starring Franchise/{{Kirby}}, and featuring various video game characters, mainly those that have appeared in the ''VideoGame/SuperSmashBros'' series, but most of the plots and running jokes are based on Kirby and King Dedede. It was written and drawn by Matthew Taranto, AKA [=TriforceBun=] from ''Theatre/TurnaboutMusical''.

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''[[http://brawlinthefamily.''[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/ Brawl in the Family]]'' was a {{Gag Per Day|Webcomics}} {{Gaming Webcomic|s}} hosted on Website/{{Keenspot}} starring Franchise/{{Kirby}}, and featuring various video game characters, mainly those that have appeared in the ''VideoGame/SuperSmashBros'' series, but most of the plots and running jokes are based on Kirby and King Dedede. It was written and drawn by Matthew Taranto, AKA [=TriforceBun=] from ''Theatre/TurnaboutMusical''.



** [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic/143-crocomire/ This one]] interprets [[VideoGame/SuperMetroid Crocomire]] as a non-threatening individual who just wanted to make friends with Samus before getting killed.
** Also, "[[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic/200-odetominions/ Ode to Minions]]" interprets the heroes of various video games as cruel and genocidal murderers and the enemies and bosses they fight as innocent victims.
** And [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic/264-countdowntodoom/ here]], we have one for the moon from ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaMajorasMask'', who is just as scared of descending towards Termina as the denizens of Termina.
** And with [[VideoGame/MetalGear Snake]] as a lecherous dick, starting [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic/242-sitg2/ here]].
** [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic/336-bossroom/ Bosses being grounded and locked in rooms]] by the {{Big Bad}}s. Also doubles as [[VillainsOutShopping Villains Playing Solitaire]].
* AltText: From [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic/167-mountaincracks/ 167]] onward. Lampshaded:

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** [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic/143-crocomire/ This one]] interprets [[VideoGame/SuperMetroid Crocomire]] as a non-threatening individual who just wanted to make friends with Samus before getting killed.
** Also, "[[http://brawlinthefamily."[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic/200-odetominions/ Ode to Minions]]" interprets the heroes of various video games as cruel and genocidal murderers and the enemies and bosses they fight as innocent victims.
** And [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic/264-countdowntodoom/ here]], we have one for the moon from ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaMajorasMask'', who is just as scared of descending towards Termina as the denizens of Termina.
** And with [[VideoGame/MetalGear Snake]] as a lecherous dick, starting [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic/242-sitg2/ here]].
** [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic/336-bossroom/ Bosses being grounded and locked in rooms]] by the {{Big Bad}}s. Also doubles as [[VillainsOutShopping Villains Playing Solitaire]].
* AltText: From [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic/167-mountaincracks/ 167]] onward. Lampshaded:



* AlwaysABiggerFish: [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic/507-cheepcheep/ 507 strip]] carries this trope to extreme lengths before turning it on its head.

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* AlwaysABiggerFish: [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic/507-cheepcheep/ 507 strip]] carries this trope to extreme lengths before turning it on its head.



* AmericanKirbyIsHardcore: Parodied, formerly used as the [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2008/08/27/72-boxart/ trope illustration.]]
* AndKnowingIsHalfTheBattle: [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic/guidetomushrooms/ Here.]]
* AndTheAdventureContinues: [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic/599-mmafd5small/ The point of the final arc.]] The comic may be over, but the characters and their stories will continue to be told by fans for years.
* SugarWiki/AndTheFandomRejoiced: [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic/251-finally/ In-universe example]], also mimicking IGN's reactions at E3.

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* AmericanKirbyIsHardcore: Parodied, formerly used as the [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2008/08/27/72-boxart/ trope illustration.]]
* AndKnowingIsHalfTheBattle: [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic/guidetomushrooms/ Here.]]
* AndTheAdventureContinues: [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic/599-mmafd5small/ The point of the final arc.]] The comic may be over, but the characters and their stories will continue to be told by fans for years.
* SugarWiki/AndTheFandomRejoiced: [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic/251-finally/ In-universe example]], also mimicking IGN's reactions at E3.



** 2009: [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic/151-witf Waluigi In The Family]].

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** 2009: [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic/151-witf Waluigi In The Family]].



** 2013: Matt claimed to be a bit tired of doing BITF, so [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic/477-broyaleinthefamily/ he drew]] "[[VideoGame/PlayStationAllStarsBattleRoyale B.Royale]] In The Family."
** 2014: A Wario and Waluigi week of him taking over both [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic/finaluigi/ the comic]] and [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic/556-warioandwaluigi/ various Nintendo characters' games]] before [[spoiler:Waluigi gets sealed in an Assist Trophy]].

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** 2013: Matt claimed to be a bit tired of doing BITF, so [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic/477-broyaleinthefamily/ he drew]] "[[VideoGame/PlayStationAllStarsBattleRoyale B.Royale]] In The Family."
** 2014: A Wario and Waluigi week of him taking over both [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic/finaluigi/ the comic]] and [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic/556-warioandwaluigi/ various Nintendo characters' games]] before [[spoiler:Waluigi gets sealed in an Assist Trophy]].



** Compare how Kirby and Dedede look in [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic/theshowdown/ the first strip]] to how they look [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic/554-smashvoterskirby/ some five-hundred pages later]]. The art's come a long way!

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** Compare how Kirby and Dedede look in [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic/theshowdown/ the first strip]] to how they look [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic/554-smashvoterskirby/ some five-hundred pages later]]. The art's come a long way!



** [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic/triloigi/ The last comic]] in "Waluigi Trilogi" has a striking resemblance to the art style of [[ComicBook/JohnnyTheHomicidalManiac a certain comic about a homicidal maniac]].
** [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic/287-doppelgangers/ "Doppelgangers"]] has a far sketchier style than the other comics.
** [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic/494-politicalstrife/ Political Strife]] takes a rather interesting look in the world of [[VideoGame/AnimalCrossing Animal Crossing: New Leaf]]
** [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic/313-cocoonacademy3/ Cocoon Academy Part 3 ]]temporarily switches to the old, crudely style. Heck, it even mostly mirrors the very first comic of [=BiTF=].
** [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic/556-warioandwaluigi/ The last comic]] in "Wario & Waluigi" is drawn rather differently than the other comics, due to someone else doing the linework.
** All parts of [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic/171-turnaboutkirby1/ "Turnabout Kirby"]] Have a similar art style to the ''Franchise/AceAttorney'' games.

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** [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic/triloigi/ The last comic]] in "Waluigi Trilogi" has a striking resemblance to the art style of [[ComicBook/JohnnyTheHomicidalManiac a certain comic about a homicidal maniac]].
** [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic/287-doppelgangers/ "Doppelgangers"]] has a far sketchier style than the other comics.
** [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic/494-politicalstrife/ Political Strife]] takes a rather interesting look in the world of [[VideoGame/AnimalCrossing Animal Crossing: New Leaf]]
** [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic/313-cocoonacademy3/ Cocoon Academy Part 3 ]]temporarily switches to the old, crudely style. Heck, it even mostly mirrors the very first comic of [=BiTF=].
** [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic/556-warioandwaluigi/ The last comic]] in "Wario & Waluigi" is drawn rather differently than the other comics, due to someone else doing the linework.
** All parts of [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic/171-turnaboutkirby1/ "Turnabout Kirby"]] Have a similar art style to the ''Franchise/AceAttorney'' games.



* AscendedFanboy: Matthew recently got the chance to work with Howard Phillips of [[Magazine/NintendoPower Howard & Nester]] fame after Howard was impressed by Brawl in the Family's [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic/435-nintendopower/ Howard and Nester tribute]]. He's hard at work updating a weekly comic strip detailing Howard's life and work with Nintendo!

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* AscendedFanboy: Matthew recently got the chance to work with Howard Phillips of [[Magazine/NintendoPower Howard & Nester]] fame after Howard was impressed by Brawl in the Family's [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic/435-nintendopower/ Howard and Nester tribute]]. He's hard at work updating a weekly comic strip detailing Howard's life and work with Nintendo!



** [[ExploitedTrope Exploited]] in [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic/408-resourcefulness/ Resourcefulness]], where Mario uses it to cross a pit. They're ''[[ExtraLives his own corpses]]''.

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** [[ExploitedTrope Exploited]] in [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic/408-resourcefulness/ Resourcefulness]], where Mario uses it to cross a pit. They're ''[[ExtraLives his own corpses]]''.



* BallisticDiscount: Ravio gets threatened by a Moblin after renting out a Fire Rod to him in strip [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic/532-ravio/ #532]].

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* BallisticDiscount: Ravio gets threatened by a Moblin after renting out a Fire Rod to him in strip [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic/532-ravio/ #532]].



* BellisariosMaxim: [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic/35-leafpile/ Several]] [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic/boo/ comics]] [[invoked]] [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic/shave/ explore]] [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic/75-paintings/ strange]] [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic/188-kuribosshoe/ what]]-[[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic/253-voltorb/ ifs]].
* BetweenMyLegs: Snake's introduction in [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic/242-sitg2/ this story arc]].

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* BellisariosMaxim: [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic/35-leafpile/ Several]] [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic/boo/ comics]] [[invoked]] [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic/shave/ explore]] [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic/75-paintings/ strange]] [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic/188-kuribosshoe/ what]]-[[http://brawlinthefamily.what]]-[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic/253-voltorb/ ifs]].
* BetweenMyLegs: Snake's introduction in [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic/242-sitg2/ this story arc]].



* BigBallOfViolence: [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2011/11/01/375-fourhearts/ Right here]], between [[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaFourSwordsAdventures Link, Red Link, Blue Link and Purple Link.]]
** [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2012/05/29/412-dreamlandhomecoming/ "Well, long story short, peace has finally returned to Dreamland."]] [[spoiler:Cut to Kirby, King Dedede, Meta Knight and the Waddle Dee fighting each other.]]

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* BigBallOfViolence: [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2011/11/01/375-fourhearts/ Right here]], between [[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaFourSwordsAdventures Link, Red Link, Blue Link and Purple Link.]]
** [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2012/05/29/412-dreamlandhomecoming/ "Well, long story short, peace has finally returned to Dreamland."]] [[spoiler:Cut to Kirby, King Dedede, Meta Knight and the Waddle Dee fighting each other.]]



* BigNo: Kirby unleashes one when [[FelonyMisdemeanor Meta Knight takes his revenge on him]] [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2008/09/24/82-superstar/ here.]]
* BindleStick: [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/08/30/267-butwhocouldloveamotherbrain/ Seen here]].
* BittersweetEnding: PlayedForLaughs in [[spoiler:[[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/05/18/245-sitg5/ "Snake in the Grass"]]]]
* BlackComedy: Shows up more often than one would think, with comics about [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/images/End.jpg the end of the world]], [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/03/17/148-stomp1/ Mario accidentally committing murder]] and [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2012/05/10/408-resourcefulness/ using his own corpses to cross a pit]].

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* BigNo: Kirby unleashes one when [[FelonyMisdemeanor Meta Knight takes his revenge on him]] [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2008/09/24/82-superstar/ here.]]
* BindleStick: [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/08/30/267-butwhocouldloveamotherbrain/ Seen here]].
* BittersweetEnding: PlayedForLaughs in [[spoiler:[[http://brawlinthefamily.[[spoiler:[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/05/18/245-sitg5/ "Snake in the Grass"]]]]
* BlackComedy: Shows up more often than one would think, with comics about [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/images/End.jpg the end of the world]], [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/03/17/148-stomp1/ Mario accidentally committing murder]] and [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2012/05/10/408-resourcefulness/ using his own corpses to cross a pit]].



* BlessedWithSuck: Link's strength-enhancing Silver Gauntlets [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2013/05/31/492-silvergauntlets/ have unforeseen consequences]].
* BlueAndOrangeMorality: Meta Knight {{lampshades}} the fact that Kirby ''and'' Dedede have this [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic/176-turnaboutkirby6/ here]], except that Kirby's ChaoticGood and Dedede's ChaoticEvil.

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* BlessedWithSuck: Link's strength-enhancing Silver Gauntlets [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2013/05/31/492-silvergauntlets/ have unforeseen consequences]].
* BlueAndOrangeMorality: Meta Knight {{lampshades}} the fact that Kirby ''and'' Dedede have this [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic/176-turnaboutkirby6/ here]], except that Kirby's ChaoticGood and Dedede's ChaoticEvil.



** Likewise, the [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic/theshowdown/ first]] and [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic/599-mmafd5small/ last]] lines said by Dedede (and by extension, the comic as a whole, musical strips aside) are the exact same. They're even written almost the exact same way.

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** Likewise, the [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic/theshowdown/ first]] and [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic/599-mmafd5small/ last]] lines said by Dedede (and by extension, the comic as a whole, musical strips aside) are the exact same. They're even written almost the exact same way.



* BossArenaIdiocy: [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/12/23/mkc7/ "WHO DESIGNED THIS CASTLE!?"]] [[spoiler: Said by an adult Bowser Jr as Mario had cut the bridge using a axe like in Franchise/SuperMarioBrothers.]]

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* BossArenaIdiocy: [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/12/23/mkc7/ "WHO DESIGNED THIS CASTLE!?"]] [[spoiler: Said by an adult Bowser Jr as Mario had cut the bridge using a axe like in Franchise/SuperMarioBrothers.]]



*** [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2008/12/15/114-htksc1/ The first time he's shown doing the routine, the whole plot is the scheme.]]
*** Next year, it is called back to for four panels in [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/12/23/mkc7/ A Mushroom Kingdom Carol.]]
*** In 2010, we get [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/12/14/298-jollyhappyjerk/ Jolly, Happy Jerk]], in which he steals the presents from Whispy Woods while wearing the signature Grinch "crooked, jerky smirk"
** For a literal brick joke, the dangers of invisible blocks are shown- with almost identical panels- in comics [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2008/08/25/71-hiddenblock/ #71]] (see PlatformHell) and [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/04/19/237-variationsonavinecomic/ #237's]] fourth comic.
** The [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/02/06/136-gooeybomb7/ Gooey]] [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/07/30/176-turnaboutkirby6/ Bomb]].
** According the alt text, ''[[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/07/28/175-turnaboutkirby5/ someone]]'' is still resentful about [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2008/12/15/114-htksc1/ the last Christmas]]
** There's a (possibly unintentional) brick joke between [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2011/08/18/356-insomnia/ this comic]] and [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/06/28/165-thelesson/ this one]]. Certainly helps explain why the Noddy felt the need to give Kirby his own revenge.
** After a year, [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2011/12/13/385-secretsanta/ Tingle gives Ganondorf]] [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/12/25/300-asimplerequest/ all he ever wanted for Christmas.]]
** The bonus portion of [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2012/05/10/408-resourcefulness/ strip 408]] is this to [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic/403-peachswarning/ strip 403]].
** [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2012/05/17/410-yourmoneyoryourlife/ There is now a World's Second-Best Hero mug.]]
** It seems that Princess Peach has [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2013/02/08/462-benigntragedy/ finally]] remembered to [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic/389-resolutions/ buy a travel toothbrush]].
** [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2013/02/12/463-saturnvalleyhotsprings/ Strip 463]] was going to be a BrickJoke to [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/11/15/292-seemasterbelch/ 292]], but Matthew changed his mind. He still showed [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/images/463alt.jpg his initial concept draft]].
** In strip [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/03/09/224-bp2/ 244]], Captain Falcon tries to make a joke about the punch in the party. Strip [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2014/09/16/595-mmafd1// 595]] shows Captain Falcon with punch. In a party.
* BubblyClouds: [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/04/23/238-heaven/ Strip 238]] subverts this (after showing the same result in strip 237).
* BuffySpeak: In [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/11/20/200-odetominions/ Ode to Minions]], one of the fallen minions is [[VideoGame/StarFox "Weird Triangle Polygon Ship Thing."]]
* BullyingADragon: King Dedede throwing snowballs at Samus in "[[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2008/10/24/95-phendrana/ Phendrana]]".
** Dedede also makes fun of [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2014/03/21/552-littlemac/ Little Mac's height]]. [[BerserkButton It ends poorly for him.]]

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*** [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2008/12/15/114-htksc1/ The first time he's shown doing the routine, the whole plot is the scheme.]]
*** Next year, it is called back to for four panels in [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/12/23/mkc7/ A Mushroom Kingdom Carol.]]
*** In 2010, we get [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/12/14/298-jollyhappyjerk/ Jolly, Happy Jerk]], in which he steals the presents from Whispy Woods while wearing the signature Grinch "crooked, jerky smirk"
** For a literal brick joke, the dangers of invisible blocks are shown- with almost identical panels- in comics [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2008/08/25/71-hiddenblock/ #71]] (see PlatformHell) and [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/04/19/237-variationsonavinecomic/ #237's]] fourth comic.
** The [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/02/06/136-gooeybomb7/ Gooey]] [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/07/30/176-turnaboutkirby6/ Bomb]].
** According the alt text, ''[[http://brawlinthefamily.''[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/07/28/175-turnaboutkirby5/ someone]]'' is still resentful about [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2008/12/15/114-htksc1/ the last Christmas]]
** There's a (possibly unintentional) brick joke between [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2011/08/18/356-insomnia/ this comic]] and [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/06/28/165-thelesson/ this one]]. Certainly helps explain why the Noddy felt the need to give Kirby his own revenge.
** After a year, [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2011/12/13/385-secretsanta/ Tingle gives Ganondorf]] [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/12/25/300-asimplerequest/ all he ever wanted for Christmas.]]
** The bonus portion of [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2012/05/10/408-resourcefulness/ strip 408]] is this to [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic/403-peachswarning/ strip 403]].
** [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2012/05/17/410-yourmoneyoryourlife/ There is now a World's Second-Best Hero mug.]]
** It seems that Princess Peach has [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2013/02/08/462-benigntragedy/ finally]] remembered to [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic/389-resolutions/ buy a travel toothbrush]].
** [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2013/02/12/463-saturnvalleyhotsprings/ Strip 463]] was going to be a BrickJoke to [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/11/15/292-seemasterbelch/ 292]], but Matthew changed his mind. He still showed [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/images/463alt.jpg his initial concept draft]].
** In strip [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/03/09/224-bp2/ 244]], Captain Falcon tries to make a joke about the punch in the party. Strip [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2014/09/16/595-mmafd1// 595]] shows Captain Falcon with punch. In a party.
* BubblyClouds: [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/04/23/238-heaven/ Strip 238]] subverts this (after showing the same result in strip 237).
* BuffySpeak: In [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/11/20/200-odetominions/ Ode to Minions]], one of the fallen minions is [[VideoGame/StarFox "Weird Triangle Polygon Ship Thing."]]
* BullyingADragon: King Dedede throwing snowballs at Samus in "[[http://brawlinthefamily."[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2008/10/24/95-phendrana/ Phendrana]]".
** Dedede also makes fun of [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2014/03/21/552-littlemac/ Little Mac's height]]. [[BerserkButton It ends poorly for him.]]



** Subverted in [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2011/08/25/358-cloudwatching/ ''Cloud Watching'']]. Matthew originally intended for Luigi to get hurt, but he decided against it with a stern ''no'' and made Mario the victim.

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** Subverted in [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2011/08/25/358-cloudwatching/ ''Cloud Watching'']]. Matthew originally intended for Luigi to get hurt, but he decided against it with a stern ''no'' and made Mario the victim.



** [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2011/02/03/308-myawesomemagneton/ Red doesn't like]] [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/07/05/253-voltorb/ overly long jokes, apparently.]]
** Peach's appearance in "[[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic/350-ifittakesalifetime-11/ If it Takes a Lifetime]]" is meant to imply that it takes place in the same continuity as "[[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic/260-thecaptiveprincess/ The Captive Princess]]".

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** [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2011/02/03/308-myawesomemagneton/ Red doesn't like]] [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/07/05/253-voltorb/ overly long jokes, apparently.]]
** Peach's appearance in "[[http://brawlinthefamily."[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic/350-ifittakesalifetime-11/ If it Takes a Lifetime]]" is meant to imply that it takes place in the same continuity as "[[http://brawlinthefamily."[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic/260-thecaptiveprincess/ The Captive Princess]]".



** [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic/395-dreamlandmix2/ Dream Land Mix 2]] calls back to multiple unfortunate situations involving Kirby's eating habits.
** Dedede [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2012/07/12/420-thesleepover2/ still has that doll]] [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/08/21/182-present/ Kirby gave him]] three years ago.
** [[Franchise/SonicTheHedgehog Shadow]] [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2012/11/06/446-thecandidate/ still remembers]] [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2008/05/26/26-shadow/ Kirby eating him.]]
** [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/03/18/229-bosstryouts/ HOLY SMOKES,]] [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2011/05/16/334-balloonfighter/ YOU'RE HIRED!]]
** [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2013/02/12/463-saturnvalleyhotsprings/ Strip 463]] was going to be a call-back to [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/11/15/292-seemasterbelch/ 292]], but Matthew finally decided against it. He still put up [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/images/463alt.jpg the original concept]], though.
** [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2014/09/23/597-mmafd3/ During the final arc]], Waluigi is shown to ''still'' be [[spoiler: [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2014/04/04/556-warioandwaluigi/ trapped in an Assist Trophy]]]].
** [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2008/05/01/theshowdown/ I'm gonna get]] [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2014/09/30/599-mmafd5small/ you, Kirby.]]

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** [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic/395-dreamlandmix2/ Dream Land Mix 2]] calls back to multiple unfortunate situations involving Kirby's eating habits.
** Dedede [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2012/07/12/420-thesleepover2/ still has that doll]] [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/08/21/182-present/ Kirby gave him]] three years ago.
** [[Franchise/SonicTheHedgehog Shadow]] [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2012/11/06/446-thecandidate/ still remembers]] [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2008/05/26/26-shadow/ Kirby eating him.]]
** [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/03/18/229-bosstryouts/ HOLY SMOKES,]] [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2011/05/16/334-balloonfighter/ YOU'RE HIRED!]]
** [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2013/02/12/463-saturnvalleyhotsprings/ Strip 463]] was going to be a call-back to [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/11/15/292-seemasterbelch/ 292]], but Matthew finally decided against it. He still put up [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/images/463alt.jpg the original concept]], though.
** [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2014/09/23/597-mmafd3/ During the final arc]], Waluigi is shown to ''still'' be [[spoiler: [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2014/04/04/556-warioandwaluigi/ trapped in an Assist Trophy]]]].
** [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2008/05/01/theshowdown/ I'm gonna get]] [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2014/09/30/599-mmafd5small/ you, Kirby.]]



* TheCasanova: Would you believe me if I told you it was [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2011/02/11/310-thecasanova/ Ditto?]]
* CasualCompetitiveConflict[[invoked]]: [[DiscussedTrope Discussed]] [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2014/08/29/590-comicreviewsupersmashbros/ here]].
* ChainedHeat: With Dedede, Meta Knight, and [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/01/26/130-gooeybomb1/ a Gooey Bomb]].
* CheshireCatGrin: [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2008/12/15/114-htksc1/ Dedede as the Grinch]]. [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/12/14/298-jollyhappyjerk/ Twice]]. Inexplicably followed up by a scheming [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/09/04/186-pichu/ Pichu]].
* ChooseYourOwnAdventure: [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2011/01/10/301-newyearnewadventures/ #301 - New Year, New Adventures]].

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* TheCasanova: Would you believe me if I told you it was [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2011/02/11/310-thecasanova/ Ditto?]]
* CasualCompetitiveConflict[[invoked]]: [[DiscussedTrope Discussed]] [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2014/08/29/590-comicreviewsupersmashbros/ here]].
* ChainedHeat: With Dedede, Meta Knight, and [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/01/26/130-gooeybomb1/ a Gooey Bomb]].
* CheshireCatGrin: [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2008/12/15/114-htksc1/ Dedede as the Grinch]]. [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/12/14/298-jollyhappyjerk/ Twice]]. Inexplicably followed up by a scheming [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/09/04/186-pichu/ Pichu]].
* ChooseYourOwnAdventure: [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2011/01/10/301-newyearnewadventures/ #301 - New Year, New Adventures]].



** For 2010, we have 3 comics that turn Christmas songs into musical comics. The first, a [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/12/14/298-jollyhappyjerk/ spoof]] of WesternAnimation/FrostyTheSnowman; the second, Waluigi's take on [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/12/17/299-carolofthewaa/ the Carol of the Bells]]; and the third, [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/12/25/300-asimplerequest/ Ganondorf's version of ]] [[MariahCarey All I Want For Christmas Is You]]... [[CargoShip directed at]] [[MacGuffin the Triforce]].
** 2011 featured a whole string of Christmas-themed strips, including Tingle getting carried away with [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2011/12/13/385-secretsanta/ his "Secret Santa" gift to Ganondorf]], Samus learning to avoid [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2011/12/15/386-hotstuff/ a "Falcon Kiss"]], King Dedede [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2011/12/20/387-dreamlandbetrayal/ doing a good deed]], and a parody of "It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas" about [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic/388-ice-world/ the ever-annoying]] [[SlippySlideyIceWorld "ice levels"]].

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** For 2010, we have 3 comics that turn Christmas songs into musical comics. The first, a [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/12/14/298-jollyhappyjerk/ spoof]] of WesternAnimation/FrostyTheSnowman; the second, Waluigi's take on [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/12/17/299-carolofthewaa/ the Carol of the Bells]]; and the third, [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/12/25/300-asimplerequest/ Ganondorf's version of ]] [[MariahCarey All I Want For Christmas Is You]]... [[CargoShip directed at]] [[MacGuffin the Triforce]].
** 2011 featured a whole string of Christmas-themed strips, including Tingle getting carried away with [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2011/12/13/385-secretsanta/ his "Secret Santa" gift to Ganondorf]], Samus learning to avoid [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2011/12/15/386-hotstuff/ a "Falcon Kiss"]], King Dedede [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2011/12/20/387-dreamlandbetrayal/ doing a good deed]], and a parody of "It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas" about [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic/388-ice-world/ the ever-annoying]] [[SlippySlideyIceWorld "ice levels"]].



* ComfortingComforter: In [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2011/12/20/387-dreamlandbetrayal/ Comic #387]], where Dedede decides to do something that'll improve his usual Christmas karma (just a little) for once.
* ConjoinedEyes: Lampshaded in [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2013/05/14/soniceyes/ #487 Sonic's Eyes]]. Tails finds a single conjoined contact lens.
* CostumeCopycat: Wario, in [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/10/14/280-dubiousrescue/ #280 Dubious Rescue]].

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* ComfortingComforter: In [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2011/12/20/387-dreamlandbetrayal/ Comic #387]], where Dedede decides to do something that'll improve his usual Christmas karma (just a little) for once.
* ConjoinedEyes: Lampshaded in [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2013/05/14/soniceyes/ #487 Sonic's Eyes]]. Tails finds a single conjoined contact lens.
* CostumeCopycat: Wario, in [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/10/14/280-dubiousrescue/ #280 Dubious Rescue]].



** [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2008/12/05/110-townfolk/ 110]] - Have you stopped playing Animal Crossing for a while? These are the consequences.
** [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/10/26/286-thefishnextdoor/ 286]] - ''VideoGame/AnimalCrossing'' village may not be a good place to live if you are a fish.
** [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic/438-20thanniversary/ 438]] - Kirby's Dreamland is a beautful country if you do not mind the {{Eldritch Abomination}}s wreaking havoc every week.
** [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2013/02/22/466-hocotatefreight/ 466]] - The alt text talks volumes about ''Franchise/{{Pikmin}}''.
* CrazyPrepared: In [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2011/06/23/344-jabujabu/ #344, Lord Jabu-Jabu]] made a map of his stomach, put it in a chest, and swallowed it. Then he asked for the boomerang.

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** [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2008/12/05/110-townfolk/ 110]] - Have you stopped playing Animal Crossing for a while? These are the consequences.
** [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/10/26/286-thefishnextdoor/ 286]] - ''VideoGame/AnimalCrossing'' village may not be a good place to live if you are a fish.
** [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic/438-20thanniversary/ 438]] - Kirby's Dreamland is a beautful country if you do not mind the {{Eldritch Abomination}}s wreaking havoc every week.
** [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2013/02/22/466-hocotatefreight/ 466]] - The alt text talks volumes about ''Franchise/{{Pikmin}}''.
* CrazyPrepared: In [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2011/06/23/344-jabujabu/ #344, Lord Jabu-Jabu]] made a map of his stomach, put it in a chest, and swallowed it. Then he asked for the boomerang.



** While there have been only a few strips about ''[[VideoGame/FireEmblemAwakening Fire Emblem: Awakening]]'' -and two ''VideoGame/FireEmblem'' strips previous to the release of Awakening, [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/03/31/relics/ 231]] and [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2012/04/27/404-andnowafireemblemcomic/ 404]]-, the author made clear that it was his new thing, mentioning it in several blog posts and one podcast. In that podcast, he discussed for 23 minutes before moving on to the comic itself.

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** While there have been only a few strips about ''[[VideoGame/FireEmblemAwakening Fire Emblem: Awakening]]'' -and two ''VideoGame/FireEmblem'' strips previous to the release of Awakening, [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/03/31/relics/ 231]] and [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2012/04/27/404-andnowafireemblemcomic/ 404]]-, the author made clear that it was his new thing, mentioning it in several blog posts and one podcast. In that podcast, he discussed for 23 minutes before moving on to the comic itself.



** ''VideoGame/MegaManClassic'' is his favorite non-Nintendo video game character. Long before his inclusion in ''VideoGame/SuperSmashBros'' Matthew had said that as far as he was concerned, the blue bomber was always welcome in his comic. After Mega Man [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JmCVzjGVFy4 become officially a Smash Brother]], Matthew quickly [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2013/06/14/495-comicreviewe32013/ expressed his delight]] and devoted [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2013/07/16/500-prodigalrobot/ a milestone strip]] to both celebrate the inclusion and introducing him officially.

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** ''VideoGame/MegaManClassic'' is his favorite non-Nintendo video game character. Long before his inclusion in ''VideoGame/SuperSmashBros'' Matthew had said that as far as he was concerned, the blue bomber was always welcome in his comic. After Mega Man [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JmCVzjGVFy4 become officially a Smash Brother]], Matthew quickly [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2013/06/14/495-comicreviewe32013/ expressed his delight]] and devoted [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2013/07/16/500-prodigalrobot/ a milestone strip]] to both celebrate the inclusion and introducing him officially.



** And now [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/05/03/241-sitg1/ Samus/Captain Falcon]] too.
** If you look closely at [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic/smallbreak/ #190]], you can see [[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaTwilightPrincess Midna]] apparently flirting with Mr. Game & Watch.
** And now [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic/267-butwhocouldloveamotherbrain/ Mother Brain/Lakitu's Cloud]].
** Dedede and Prinplup, [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic/454-dededesholidayvacation/ in comic 454]], though it's one-sided.
** Pit seems to have [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2013/08/23/504-fitpit/ developed a crush]] on the Wii Fit Trainer.
** Mega Man developed a [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2014/02/07/543-megacrush/ crush on Samus]]. Or at least, one part of her...
* CurseCutShort: [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/10/08/193-ridley/ Ridley's "OH CRA-"]] People on the forums have made several phrases of what he actually might be saying, such as "OH HOW CRAZY."

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** And now [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/05/03/241-sitg1/ Samus/Captain Falcon]] too.
** If you look closely at [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic/smallbreak/ #190]], you can see [[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaTwilightPrincess Midna]] apparently flirting with Mr. Game & Watch.
** And now [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic/267-butwhocouldloveamotherbrain/ Mother Brain/Lakitu's Cloud]].
** Dedede and Prinplup, [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic/454-dededesholidayvacation/ in comic 454]], though it's one-sided.
** Pit seems to have [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2013/08/23/504-fitpit/ developed a crush]] on the Wii Fit Trainer.
** Mega Man developed a [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2014/02/07/543-megacrush/ crush on Samus]]. Or at least, one part of her...
* CurseCutShort: [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/10/08/193-ridley/ Ridley's "OH CRA-"]] People on the forums have made several phrases of what he actually might be saying, such as "OH HOW CRAZY."



** [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/05/31/249-nasty/ Comic 249 was foreshadowed in a previous April Fool's strip]] as containing "excess gore, racism, foul language, public indecency and frightening imagery." [[spoiler:Subverted in that it's all told in completely work-safe {{Visual Pun}}s (and a ''VideoGame/{{Persona 4}}'' ShoutOut).]]

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** [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/05/31/249-nasty/ Comic 249 was foreshadowed in a previous April Fool's strip]] as containing "excess gore, racism, foul language, public indecency and frightening imagery." [[spoiler:Subverted in that it's all told in completely work-safe {{Visual Pun}}s (and a ''VideoGame/{{Persona 4}}'' ShoutOut).]]



* DestructiveSaviour: [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/03/20/149-hero/ This strip]] shows what damage can be done in the course of ''Franchise/TheLegendOfZelda'' games.
* DiscretionShot: Used [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/07/28/175-turnabout-kirby-part-5/ here]].
** Combined with GilliganCut and BrownNote [[https://web.archive.org/web/20111028235356/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/11/03/196-zombie-finale/ here]] and [[https://web.archive.org/web/20111216182100/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2011/04/01/323-philips-box here]].
** Also [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/01/16/126-lensoftruth/ here]].

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* DestructiveSaviour: [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/03/20/149-hero/ This strip]] shows what damage can be done in the course of ''Franchise/TheLegendOfZelda'' games.
* DiscretionShot: Used [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/07/28/175-turnabout-kirby-part-5/ here]].
** Combined with GilliganCut and BrownNote [[https://web.archive.org/web/20111028235356/http://brawlinthefamily.org/web/20111028235356/http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/11/03/196-zombie-finale/ here]] and [[https://web.archive.org/web/20111216182100/http://brawlinthefamily.org/web/20111216182100/http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2011/04/01/323-philips-box here]].
** Also [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/01/16/126-lensoftruth/ here]].



* DoesNotUnderstandSarcasm: Adeline shown in [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2013/05/17/488-adeleine-for-smash-bros/ this strip.]]

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* DoesNotUnderstandSarcasm: Adeline shown in [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2013/05/17/488-adeleine-for-smash-bros/ this strip.]]



** A subtle example spotted in [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/09/21/small-delay/ "Where's Waluigi"]], see GettingCrapPastTheRadar below.
* TheDogBitesBack: Don't discipline your Lucario too much. [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic/80-ownersguide/ ...Just trust us on this one.]]
* ADogNamedDog: Lampshaded when Mario finds [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic/431-frog// the wrong Toad]], and the wrong Yoshi.

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** A subtle example spotted in [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/09/21/small-delay/ "Where's Waluigi"]], see GettingCrapPastTheRadar below.
* TheDogBitesBack: Don't discipline your Lucario too much. [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic/80-ownersguide/ ...Just trust us on this one.]]
* ADogNamedDog: Lampshaded when Mario finds [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic/431-frog// the wrong Toad]], and the wrong Yoshi.



* DramaticIrony: In [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2011/02/15/311-cocoon-academy-part-1/ Cocoon Academy]], [[Franchise/TheLegendOfZelda Professor Dragmire]] tells his class that every one of them will be a hero someday. His class contains [[Franchise/{{Kirby}} Dedede]], [[Franchise/SuperMarioBros Bowser]], [[Anime/{{Pokemon}} Jessie]], [[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaOracleGames Veran]], [[VideoGame/WarioLand Wario]], and [[VideoGame/DonkeyKongCountry K. Rool]].

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* DramaticIrony: In [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2011/02/15/311-cocoon-academy-part-1/ Cocoon Academy]], [[Franchise/TheLegendOfZelda Professor Dragmire]] tells his class that every one of them will be a hero someday. His class contains [[Franchise/{{Kirby}} Dedede]], [[Franchise/SuperMarioBros Bowser]], [[Anime/{{Pokemon}} Jessie]], [[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaOracleGames Veran]], [[VideoGame/WarioLand Wario]], and [[VideoGame/DonkeyKongCountry K. Rool]].



* EasterEgg: If you look at the board on [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2013/12/14/534-its-a-plunderful-life-part-2-2/ It's A Plunderful Life Part 2]] you can see the Hanenbow Level from Brawl. Looking closer, you can see [[TheCameo Baton from Tadpole Treble]].

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* EasterEgg: If you look at the board on [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2013/12/14/534-its-a-plunderful-life-part-2-2/ It's A Plunderful Life Part 2]] you can see the Hanenbow Level from Brawl. Looking closer, you can see [[TheCameo Baton from Tadpole Treble]].



** [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2013/10/18/520-confuse-ray/ Gyrados is confused! It hurt itself in its confusion!]]
** Inverted in the [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2013/10/22/521-one-more-confuse-ray/ next strip]], where a confused Electrode tries to use Self-Destruct.
* EpilepticTrees: [[invoked]] [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2013/05/24/490-the-truth-about-zebes/ The truth about Zebes]].
** [[ShrugOfGod Matt also would like think]] that the guy [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2013/03/29/476-here-comes-frederick/ insistently]] [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2013/06/28/499-the-weapon-triangle/ pesters]] ''[[VideoGame/FireEmblemAwakening Frederick]]'' is an ancestor of the annoying ''[[VideoGame/PokemonRedAndBlue Bug Catcher]]'' that [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2011/02/03/308-my-awesome-magneton/ constantly]] [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2012/08/17/430-the-best-pokemon-team-ever/ pesters]] the Pokemon Trainer.

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** [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2013/10/18/520-confuse-ray/ Gyrados is confused! It hurt itself in its confusion!]]
** Inverted in the [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2013/10/22/521-one-more-confuse-ray/ next strip]], where a confused Electrode tries to use Self-Destruct.
* EpilepticTrees: [[invoked]] [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2013/05/24/490-the-truth-about-zebes/ The truth about Zebes]].
** [[ShrugOfGod Matt also would like think]] that the guy [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2013/03/29/476-here-comes-frederick/ insistently]] [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2013/06/28/499-the-weapon-triangle/ pesters]] ''[[VideoGame/FireEmblemAwakening Frederick]]'' is an ancestor of the annoying ''[[VideoGame/PokemonRedAndBlue Bug Catcher]]'' that [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2011/02/03/308-my-awesome-magneton/ constantly]] [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2012/08/17/430-the-best-pokemon-team-ever/ pesters]] the Pokemon Trainer.



* EverythingsBetterWithPlushies: Who'd have thunk that someone like King Dedede would make a super cute, ultra-huggable plushie as well? [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/images/dollpic28.jpg BitF, that's who.]]
** Also functions as a BrickJoke and a CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming from [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/08/21/182-present/ this comic]].
* [[EverythingsBetterWithRainbows Everything's Better With Rainbow Roads]]: Well, [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2011/05/19/335-roy-g-biv/ kind of]].

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* EverythingsBetterWithPlushies: Who'd have thunk that someone like King Dedede would make a super cute, ultra-huggable plushie as well? [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/images/dollpic28.jpg BitF, that's who.]]
** Also functions as a BrickJoke and a CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming from [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/08/21/182-present/ this comic]].
* [[EverythingsBetterWithRainbows Everything's Better With Rainbow Roads]]: Well, [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2011/05/19/335-roy-g-biv/ kind of]].



* ExpressiveAccessory: Lakitu's cloud in [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2012/10/23/442-lakitu/ #442: Lakitu]].
* ExtremeOmnivore: Kirby has eaten [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2008/05/11/11-zombie/ a zombie]], [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2008/08/11/64-bob-omb/ a Bob-omb]], [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/07/16/172-turnabout-kirby-part-2/ Miles Edgeworth]], [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2008/05/23/23-universe/ the universe]], and... [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2008/09/24/082-super-star/ something.]]
** Waluigi has eaten [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic151.html Baby Mario]], [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/09/29/191-triloigi/ a puppy, a philosophy book]], and [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/12/17/comic-299-carol-of-the-waa/ a caroling book]].

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* ExpressiveAccessory: Lakitu's cloud in [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2012/10/23/442-lakitu/ #442: Lakitu]].
* ExtremeOmnivore: Kirby has eaten [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2008/05/11/11-zombie/ a zombie]], [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2008/08/11/64-bob-omb/ a Bob-omb]], [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/07/16/172-turnabout-kirby-part-2/ Miles Edgeworth]], [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2008/05/23/23-universe/ the universe]], and... [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2008/09/24/082-super-star/ something.]]
** Waluigi has eaten [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic151.html Baby Mario]], [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/09/29/191-triloigi/ a puppy, a philosophy book]], and [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/12/17/comic-299-carol-of-the-waa/ a caroling book]].



** And now there's the Mario variant with [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2013/05/28/491-marshy/ this comic]]
* FacePalm: Peach after receiving a rescue from Wario in [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/10/14/280-dubious-rescue/ 280 - Dubious Rescue.]]
** In [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2013/05/31/492-silver-gauntlets/ this one]] Link accidentally knocks himself unconscious with one.

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** And now there's the Mario variant with [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2013/05/28/491-marshy/ this comic]]
* FacePalm: Peach after receiving a rescue from Wario in [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/10/14/280-dubious-rescue/ 280 - Dubious Rescue.]]
** In [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2013/05/31/492-silver-gauntlets/ this one]] Link accidentally knocks himself unconscious with one.



* FingerlessHands: Kirby. He even [[LampshadeHanging Lampshades]] it in [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2008/07/11/050-gooey-kablooie/ Gooey Kablooie]]

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* FingerlessHands: Kirby. He even [[LampshadeHanging Lampshades]] it in [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2008/07/11/050-gooey-kablooie/ Gooey Kablooie]]



* FurryConfusion: [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/10/26/286-the-fish-next-door/ That'll cause a few nightmares.]]
** [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2011/08/11/354-animals/ Wait, who's the hedgehog?]]
** An unusual version in [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2013/04/01/477-b-royale-in-the-family-2/ 477]]: ''[[VideoGame/LittleBigPlanet Sackboy]]'' sees a sack race in the company picnic. The vision of people hopping around in what seemed hides of skinned sackboys ''did'' gave him nightmares.
* {{Futureshadowing}}: [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/04/01/shutting-down-the-comic/ Strip 232]] does this for [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/05/31/249-nasty/ strip 249]].

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* FurryConfusion: [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/10/26/286-the-fish-next-door/ That'll cause a few nightmares.]]
** [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2011/08/11/354-animals/ Wait, who's the hedgehog?]]
** An unusual version in [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2013/04/01/477-b-royale-in-the-family-2/ 477]]: ''[[VideoGame/LittleBigPlanet Sackboy]]'' sees a sack race in the company picnic. The vision of people hopping around in what seemed hides of skinned sackboys ''did'' gave him nightmares.
* {{Futureshadowing}}: [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/04/01/shutting-down-the-comic/ Strip 232]] does this for [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/05/31/249-nasty/ strip 249]].



* GenericGraffiti: [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2011/03/15/319-cocoon-academy-part-7/ This strip]] from the Cocoon Academy arc has some reference-filled graffiti on the lockers in one panel halfway down. The scrawlings include "[[VideoGame/ZeldaIITheAdventureOfLink I AM ERROR]]", the {{Konami Code}}, and the [[VideoGame/SuperSmashBros Smash Bros symbol]].
* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: The "radar" is self-imposed, but that doesn't mean Matt will skip over the possibility of a good dirty joke. [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2012/06/01/413-pits-date/ Case in point.]]
** [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2012/06/15/416-just-married/ The strip]] [[RealLifeWritesThePlot depicting Matthew's wedding]] has his newlywed wife alluding to the, um, first night of honeymoon.

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* GenericGraffiti: [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2011/03/15/319-cocoon-academy-part-7/ This strip]] from the Cocoon Academy arc has some reference-filled graffiti on the lockers in one panel halfway down. The scrawlings include "[[VideoGame/ZeldaIITheAdventureOfLink I AM ERROR]]", the {{Konami Code}}, and the [[VideoGame/SuperSmashBros Smash Bros symbol]].
* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: The "radar" is self-imposed, but that doesn't mean Matt will skip over the possibility of a good dirty joke. [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2012/06/01/413-pits-date/ Case in point.]]
** [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2012/06/15/416-just-married/ The strip]] [[RealLifeWritesThePlot depicting Matthew's wedding]] has his newlywed wife alluding to the, um, first night of honeymoon.



** In [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2012/07/10/419-the-sleepover-part-1/ "The Sleepover Part 1"]], underneath Dedede's bed is an issue of [[NationalGeographicNudity National Geographic]] with penguins on the cover...
** [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2012/09/14/437-chibi-robos-new-home/ This comic, full stop.]]
** What exactly happened to Sonic in [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2014/09/25/598-meet-me-at-final-destination-part-4/ this strip?]] It may be a reference to the numerous Paraphilia artworks of the Sonic franchise on sites like Website/DeviantArt.
** In [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/09/21/small-delay/ "Where's Waluigi"]], in the lower left part of the scene Ike is seen showing off his enormous sword. Marth, who has a normal sized sword, is standing next to him looking annoyed, while Toon link is standing nearby looking a bit anxious about his very small sword. DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything

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** In [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2012/07/10/419-the-sleepover-part-1/ "The Sleepover Part 1"]], underneath Dedede's bed is an issue of [[NationalGeographicNudity National Geographic]] with penguins on the cover...
** [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2012/09/14/437-chibi-robos-new-home/ This comic, full stop.]]
** What exactly happened to Sonic in [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2014/09/25/598-meet-me-at-final-destination-part-4/ this strip?]] It may be a reference to the numerous Paraphilia artworks of the Sonic franchise on sites like Website/DeviantArt.
** In [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/09/21/small-delay/ "Where's Waluigi"]], in the lower left part of the scene Ike is seen showing off his enormous sword. Marth, who has a normal sized sword, is standing next to him looking annoyed, while Toon link is standing nearby looking a bit anxious about his very small sword. DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything



** In [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2013/09/20/512-smash-voters-captain-falcon/ strip 512]] ''[[Franchise/FZero Captain Falcon]]'' wants to vote Jody Summers in the next Smash because "She's got all- fast reflexes, dangerous curves, amazing-" What? Amazing WHAT?
** The AltText of [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2014/02/14/545-divide-by-hero-(part-1)/ this comic part]] implies HoYay:

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** In [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2013/09/20/512-smash-voters-captain-falcon/ strip 512]] ''[[Franchise/FZero Captain Falcon]]'' wants to vote Jody Summers in the next Smash because "She's got all- fast reflexes, dangerous curves, amazing-" What? Amazing WHAT?
** The AltText of [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2014/02/14/545-divide-by-hero-(part-1)/ this comic part]] implies HoYay:



** [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2014/08/01/582-ruto/ "Hey buddy? Eyes up here."]]
** [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/01/25/211-hoy-small-fry/ Maybe there's another reason Link]] doesn't want the manfish popping up in the toilet and saying "'HOY, SMALL FRY".
** [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/11/01/288-bullet-bill/ This strip shows a Bullet Bill smoking a cigar or cigarette]].
* GiantHandsOfDoom: ''[[VideoGame/GoldenSun Isaac's]]'' Move [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2008/08/08/63-isaac/ vs.]] ''[[VideoGame/SuperSmashBros Master Hand]]'', as well as ''[[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaOcarinaOfTime Bongo Bongo]]'' [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/09/21/small-delay/ vs.]] ''[[VideoGame/StarFox Andross]]''.
* GoKartingWithBowser: [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2008/07/09/backstory/ Literally.]] [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2008/10/29/97-backandforth/ This]] could also count.
* GoMadFromTheRevelation: [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2008/08/01/reflection/ Humorous example]]. Kirby prefers to be ignorant -- and sane -- rather than aware.
* GoodAngelBadAngel: [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/02/02/213-conscience/ Spoofed here.]]

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** [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2014/08/01/582-ruto/ "Hey buddy? Eyes up here."]]
** [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/01/25/211-hoy-small-fry/ Maybe there's another reason Link]] doesn't want the manfish popping up in the toilet and saying "'HOY, SMALL FRY".
** [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/11/01/288-bullet-bill/ This strip shows a Bullet Bill smoking a cigar or cigarette]].
* GiantHandsOfDoom: ''[[VideoGame/GoldenSun Isaac's]]'' Move [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2008/08/08/63-isaac/ vs.]] ''[[VideoGame/SuperSmashBros Master Hand]]'', as well as ''[[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaOcarinaOfTime Bongo Bongo]]'' [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/09/21/small-delay/ vs.]] ''[[VideoGame/StarFox Andross]]''.
* GoKartingWithBowser: [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2008/07/09/backstory/ Literally.]] [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2008/10/29/97-backandforth/ This]] could also count.
* GoMadFromTheRevelation: [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2008/08/01/reflection/ Humorous example]]. Kirby prefers to be ignorant -- and sane -- rather than aware.
* GoodAngelBadAngel: [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/02/02/213-conscience/ Spoofed here.]]



* GRatedDrug: In [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/03/11/226-brawl-party-wario/ strip 226]], Wario spikes a bowl of punch with a [[VideoGame/YoshisIsland Fuzzy]].
* GroinAttack: Accidental but painful in 377. [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2011/11/07/377-necky/ Poor]] ''[[VideoGame/DonkeyKongCountry necky...]]''
* GrossUpCloseUp: Seven times to date. Once [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2008/05/05/005-hdf/ Kirby]], then [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic151.html Waluigi]] (Third Comic), [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/08/26/266-lickitung-has-it-rough/ Weezing]] (particularly disturbing with the concept of the comic), [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/09/21/273-janitor-of-the-mushroom-kingdom-part-3/ Mario]] (as Eario sees him), and [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/12/14/298-jolly-happy-jerk-2/ Dedede]] (as Kirby sees him), [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2011/04/01/323-philips-box/ Link]], and [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2012/08/14/429-toilet-and-trouble/ Mario again]].

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* GRatedDrug: In [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/03/11/226-brawl-party-wario/ strip 226]], Wario spikes a bowl of punch with a [[VideoGame/YoshisIsland Fuzzy]].
* GroinAttack: Accidental but painful in 377. [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2011/11/07/377-necky/ Poor]] ''[[VideoGame/DonkeyKongCountry necky...]]''
* GrossUpCloseUp: Seven times to date. Once [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2008/05/05/005-hdf/ Kirby]], then [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic151.html Waluigi]] (Third Comic), [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/08/26/266-lickitung-has-it-rough/ Weezing]] (particularly disturbing with the concept of the comic), [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/09/21/273-janitor-of-the-mushroom-kingdom-part-3/ Mario]] (as Eario sees him), and [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/12/14/298-jolly-happy-jerk-2/ Dedede]] (as Kirby sees him), [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2011/04/01/323-philips-box/ Link]], and [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2012/08/14/429-toilet-and-trouble/ Mario again]].



* GuiltBasedGaming: VideoGame/AnimalCrossing's example thereof is [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2008/12/05/110-townfolk/ made even more guilt-inducing]].

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* GuiltBasedGaming: VideoGame/AnimalCrossing's example thereof is [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2008/12/05/110-townfolk/ made even more guilt-inducing]].



* HeroicComedicSociopath: [[VideoGame/{{Earthbound}} Ness]] [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2008/10/01/085-runaway-dog/ will willingly attack people's pets]].
* HeroicMime: Link, as always. It's been stated that, when necessary, he lets Navi do the talking for him. Subverted when the spirit of [[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaCDiGames his CD-i self]] [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2011/04/01/323-philips-box/ possesses him]].
** Subverted again in [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2012/01/09/389-resolutions/ resolutions]], Link's resolution is apparently "To speak his mind more." But before he can say it Navi shouts it out for him, drowning his voice.
* HiddenDepths: Peach proves to be more cunning than she seems in this [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/08/05/260-the-captive-princess/ comic.]]
* HiddenInPlainSight: Played for laughs [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/09/21/small-delay/ here]]. The idea is to look for Waluigi in the midst of [[LoadsAndLoadsOfCharacters a MASSIVE host of characters]]... [[spoiler:but he's that easy to find because ''everyone in his immediate vicinity runs away from him''.]]

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* HeroicComedicSociopath: [[VideoGame/{{Earthbound}} Ness]] [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2008/10/01/085-runaway-dog/ will willingly attack people's pets]].
* HeroicMime: Link, as always. It's been stated that, when necessary, he lets Navi do the talking for him. Subverted when the spirit of [[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaCDiGames his CD-i self]] [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2011/04/01/323-philips-box/ possesses him]].
** Subverted again in [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2012/01/09/389-resolutions/ resolutions]], Link's resolution is apparently "To speak his mind more." But before he can say it Navi shouts it out for him, drowning his voice.
* HiddenDepths: Peach proves to be more cunning than she seems in this [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/08/05/260-the-captive-princess/ comic.]]
* HiddenInPlainSight: Played for laughs [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/09/21/small-delay/ here]]. The idea is to look for Waluigi in the midst of [[LoadsAndLoadsOfCharacters a MASSIVE host of characters]]... [[spoiler:but he's that easy to find because ''everyone in his immediate vicinity runs away from him''.]]



** [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/05/22/164-undernewmanagement/ Done by Dedede once.]]

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** [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/05/22/164-undernewmanagement/ Done by Dedede once.]]



* IAteWhat: Given Kirby's habits, [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/05/08/160-pancakes/ that's kind of inevitable]].

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* IAteWhat: Given Kirby's habits, [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/05/08/160-pancakes/ that's kind of inevitable]].



* IdenticalStranger: [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2008/11/12/103-dededoo/ Kingsonnn Dededoo.]] He was created to humorously subvert PaperThinDisguise, then [[ContinuityNod kept showing up occasionally]].

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* IdenticalStranger: [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2008/11/12/103-dededoo/ Kingsonnn Dededoo.]] He was created to humorously subvert PaperThinDisguise, then [[ContinuityNod kept showing up occasionally]].



** [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2014/04/29/561-golf-advantage/ "Minions babe."]]
* ItsAWonderfulPlot: It's a Plunderful Life, starting [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2013/12/10/533-its-a-plunderful-life-part-1/ here]]. HilarityEnsues with a DoubleSubversion -- or more, depending how you look at it.
* [[ItIsPronouncedTroPay It Is Pronounced Tro-PAY]]: [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/11/20/200-ode-to-minions/ "It's pronounced 'Crackin'..."]]

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** [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2014/04/29/561-golf-advantage/ "Minions babe."]]
* ItsAWonderfulPlot: It's a Plunderful Life, starting [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2013/12/10/533-its-a-plunderful-life-part-1/ here]]. HilarityEnsues with a DoubleSubversion -- or more, depending how you look at it.
* [[ItIsPronouncedTroPay It Is Pronounced Tro-PAY]]: [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/11/20/200-ode-to-minions/ "It's pronounced 'Crackin'..."]]



* LaserGuidedKarma: Alluded to [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/11/09/290-karma/ here]].

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* LaserGuidedKarma: Alluded to [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/11/09/290-karma/ here]].



* LetUsNeverSpeakOfThisAgain: In [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2013/06/14/495-comic-review-e3-2013/ 495]] ''VideoGame/{{Mega Man|Classic}}'' really DOES NOT want to talk about his stint in the ''WesternAnimation/CaptainNTheGameMaster'' cartoon or be reminded of it. ''[[VideoGame/KidIcarus Pit]]'' pretends to agree, but his reply only frustrates the blue bomber further.

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* LetUsNeverSpeakOfThisAgain: In [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2013/06/14/495-comic-review-e3-2013/ 495]] ''VideoGame/{{Mega Man|Classic}}'' really DOES NOT want to talk about his stint in the ''WesternAnimation/CaptainNTheGameMaster'' cartoon or be reminded of it. ''[[VideoGame/KidIcarus Pit]]'' pretends to agree, but his reply only frustrates the blue bomber further.



* LiterallyShatteredLives: [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2013/04/26/482-link-on-the-wall/ Hopefully Eario can humpty dumpty that mess so Hyrule isnít forever doomed.]]
* LoadsAndLoadsOfCharacters: [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/09/21/small-delay/ This]] strip.

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* LiterallyShatteredLives: [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2013/04/26/482-link-on-the-wall/ Hopefully Eario can humpty dumpty that mess so Hyrule isnít forever doomed.]]
* LoadsAndLoadsOfCharacters: [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/09/21/small-delay/ This]] strip.



* LogoJoke: Starting with [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2011/09/19/365-the-egg/ The Egg]], most [=BitF=] logos since then have had a joke related to the comic.

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* LogoJoke: Starting with [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2011/09/19/365-the-egg/ The Egg]], most [=BitF=] logos since then have had a joke related to the comic.



* LoopholeAbuse: Mario cleverly figures out the [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/01/12/124-pickabox/ word box]] [[ExactWords counts as a box too.]]
* LuminescentBlush: [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2012/06/01/413-pits-date/ Pit's one is pretty cute]] when Palutena finds him checking the personal ads again.

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* LoopholeAbuse: Mario cleverly figures out the [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/01/12/124-pickabox/ word box]] [[ExactWords counts as a box too.]]
* LuminescentBlush: [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2012/06/01/413-pits-date/ Pit's one is pretty cute]] when Palutena finds him checking the personal ads again.



* MacrossMissileMassacre: [[VideoGame/{{Metroid}} Samus Aran]] in the strip [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/10/08/193-ridley/ Ridley]].

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* MacrossMissileMassacre: [[VideoGame/{{Metroid}} Samus Aran]] in the strip [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/10/08/193-ridley/ Ridley]].



* MagicMusic: [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic/140-lullaby/ This strip]] illustrates a way in which the "magic" part can get in the way of the "music" part.
* MamaBear: A literal example in [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/11/05/289-decoy/ Strip 289]]. Of course, it depends on that bear being female (which is a reasonable assumption).

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* MagicMusic: [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic/140-lullaby/ This strip]] illustrates a way in which the "magic" part can get in the way of the "music" part.
* MamaBear: A literal example in [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/11/05/289-decoy/ Strip 289]]. Of course, it depends on that bear being female (which is a reasonable assumption).



* MoodWhiplash: [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/09/29/191-triloigi/ Poor Waluigi.]]
** [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/images/End.jpg This, too.]]

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* MoodWhiplash: [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/09/29/191-triloigi/ Poor Waluigi.]]
** [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/images/End.jpg This, too.]]



* MundaneUtility: Ladies' room out of order? [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/07/08/254-out-of-order/ Zelda's crossdressing skills come in handy]].

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* MundaneUtility: Ladies' room out of order? [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/07/08/254-out-of-order/ Zelda's crossdressing skills come in handy]].



** The [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2008/12/19/115-htksc2/ first]] as a tribute to ''WesternAnimation/HowTheGrinchStoleChristmas''
** The [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/11/20/200-ode-to-minions/ second]] as a tribute to common minions, sung by [[spoiler: Bowser]]
** Christmas 2010 featured parodies of Christmas songs, including Frosty The Snowman [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/12/14/298-jolly-happy-jerk-2/ here]], the Carol of the Bells [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/12/17/comic-299-carol-of-the-waa/ here]], and MariahCarey's "All I Want For Christmas Is You" [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/12/25/300-a-simple-request/ here]].
** Christmas 2011 featured a tongue-in-cheek homage to the SlippySlideyIceWorld, set to the tune of "It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas", [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2011/12/24/2863/ here]].

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** The [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2008/12/19/115-htksc2/ first]] as a tribute to ''WesternAnimation/HowTheGrinchStoleChristmas''
** The [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/11/20/200-ode-to-minions/ second]] as a tribute to common minions, sung by [[spoiler: Bowser]]
** Christmas 2010 featured parodies of Christmas songs, including Frosty The Snowman [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/12/14/298-jolly-happy-jerk-2/ here]], the Carol of the Bells [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/12/17/comic-299-carol-of-the-waa/ here]], and MariahCarey's "All I Want For Christmas Is You" [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/12/25/300-a-simple-request/ here]].
** Christmas 2011 featured a tongue-in-cheek homage to the SlippySlideyIceWorld, set to the tune of "It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas", [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2011/12/24/2863/ here]].



** And [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2013/07/16/500-prodigal-robot/ comic 500]] was a homage to Mega Man and an overview of the character's history, at the tune of some of the most popular songs of the franchise.
* MusicalTrigger: [[Franchise/TheLegendOfZelda Zelda's Lullaby]], as illustrated [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/02/17/140-lullaby/ here]].
* MyEyesAreUpHere: [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2014/08/01/582-ruto/ Invoked in a slightly odd way.]]

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** And [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2013/07/16/500-prodigal-robot/ comic 500]] was a homage to Mega Man and an overview of the character's history, at the tune of some of the most popular songs of the franchise.
* MusicalTrigger: [[Franchise/TheLegendOfZelda Zelda's Lullaby]], as illustrated [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/02/17/140-lullaby/ here]].
* MyEyesAreUpHere: [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2014/08/01/582-ruto/ Invoked in a slightly odd way.]]



** [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2011/10/24/373-dreamland-return/ Best of friends on an adventure! Also Meta Knight]]
** [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2014/08/29/590-comic-review-super-smash-bros/ Duke it out as your favorite Nintendo characters... and Jigglypuff.]]
* MythologyGag: [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2013/06/14/495-comic-review-e3-2013/ In strip #495]]:

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** [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2011/10/24/373-dreamland-return/ Best of friends on an adventure! Also Meta Knight]]
** [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2014/08/29/590-comic-review-super-smash-bros/ Duke it out as your favorite Nintendo characters... and Jigglypuff.]]
* MythologyGag: [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2013/06/14/495-comic-review-e3-2013/ In strip #495]]:



* NiceJobBreakingItHero: [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/05/18/245-snake-in-the-grass-part-5/ At least the date ended well.]]
** [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2011/09/08/362-suns-song-part-1/ The Sun's song is not supposed to do that.]] [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2011/09/12/363-suns-song-part-2/ Maybe the moon's song will]]... [[WeirdMoon Oh... Well...]]
** [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/03/20/149-hero/ Congratulations, Link! You saved Hyrule!]]
* NightmareFuelStationAttendant: Kirby may have shades of this, if the end of [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/11/03/196-zombie-finale/ this comic]] is any indication

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* NiceJobBreakingItHero: [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/05/18/245-snake-in-the-grass-part-5/ At least the date ended well.]]
** [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2011/09/08/362-suns-song-part-1/ The Sun's song is not supposed to do that.]] [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2011/09/12/363-suns-song-part-2/ Maybe the moon's song will]]... [[WeirdMoon Oh... Well...]]
** [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/03/20/149-hero/ Congratulations, Link! You saved Hyrule!]]
* NightmareFuelStationAttendant: Kirby may have shades of this, if the end of [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/11/03/196-zombie-finale/ this comic]] is any indication



* NobodyCanDie: [[ParodiedTrope Spoofed]] in strip #275: "[[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/09/27/275-hyper-beam/ Pidgey fainted.]]"

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* NobodyCanDie: [[ParodiedTrope Spoofed]] in strip #275: "[[http://brawlinthefamily."[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/09/27/275-hyper-beam/ Pidgey fainted.]]"



* NoIndoorVoice: Captain Falcon is [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2008/07/14/051-captain-falcon-solid/ not very stealthy]], [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2008/10/27/96-captainfalconplayspoker/ not a very good poker player]], [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2008/06/26/captainfalconatchurch/ blows out windows during silent prayer]], and [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/01/28/212-bunkmates/ keeps roommates up at night]].

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* NoIndoorVoice: Captain Falcon is [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2008/07/14/051-captain-falcon-solid/ not very stealthy]], [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2008/10/27/96-captainfalconplayspoker/ not a very good poker player]], [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2008/06/26/captainfalconatchurch/ blows out windows during silent prayer]], and [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/01/28/212-bunkmates/ keeps roommates up at night]].



** Dedede's [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2011/02/24/314-cocoon-intermission-a/ father]] is a photo realistic penguin, rather than an exaggerated or cartoonish one.
** Waluigi is usually drawn in a more deranged style than everyone else. [[spoiler: This is briefly averted at the end of [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2014/04/01/555-waluigi-finaluigi/ Waluigi Finaluigi]].]]

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** Dedede's [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2011/02/24/314-cocoon-intermission-a/ father]] is a photo realistic penguin, rather than an exaggerated or cartoonish one.
** Waluigi is usually drawn in a more deranged style than everyone else. [[spoiler: This is briefly averted at the end of [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2014/04/01/555-waluigi-finaluigi/ Waluigi Finaluigi]].]]



* NotWhatItLooksLike: In [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2013/04/01/477-b-royale-in-the-family-2/ strip 477]] Raiden encourages Snake to join them in the Battle Royale, but Snake claims being busy. Shortly after Raiden catches him hanging with the Smashers, and Snake swears that "It's not what it looks like" (although it IS).
* OffModel: [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2011/03/18/320-cocoon-academy-part-8/ Prof. Oak's fabulous disappearing moustache!]]

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* NotWhatItLooksLike: In [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2013/04/01/477-b-royale-in-the-family-2/ strip 477]] Raiden encourages Snake to join them in the Battle Royale, but Snake claims being busy. Shortly after Raiden catches him hanging with the Smashers, and Snake swears that "It's not what it looks like" (although it IS).
* OffModel: [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2011/03/18/320-cocoon-academy-part-8/ Prof. Oak's fabulous disappearing moustache!]]



** In "[[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2013/10/07/517-rock-or-roll/ Rock or Roll]]", Matthew states that Sonic is otherwise accurate, but he's almost completely off model in every panel.

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** In "[[http://brawlinthefamily."[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2013/10/07/517-rock-or-roll/ Rock or Roll]]", Matthew states that Sonic is otherwise accurate, but he's almost completely off model in every panel.



** And the "Gooey Bomb" arc, as well as [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/07/30/turnabout-kirby-part-6/ this]] ContinuityNod.

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** And the "Gooey Bomb" arc, as well as [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/07/30/turnabout-kirby-part-6/ this]] ContinuityNod.



** [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/02/22/219-moveset/ Nidorina forgot BITE... and learned CAPTIVATE!]]

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** [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/02/22/219-moveset/ Nidorina forgot BITE... and learned CAPTIVATE!]]



* OneMarioLimit: [[VideoGame/FireEmblem Marth and Ike]] [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2013/11/08/526-smash-voters-marth/ voted for the wrong Roy]]

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* OneMarioLimit: [[VideoGame/FireEmblem Marth and Ike]] [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2013/11/08/526-smash-voters-marth/ voted for the wrong Roy]]



* OnePersonBirthdayParty: One of [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/09/29/191-triloigi/ the Waluigi-themed comics]] depicts Waluigi as the only attendee of his own birthday party. As mentioned in the newspost, one forum member rewrote the DownerEnding of the strip to portray Waluigi as someone who prefers to celebrate alone.
* TheOnlyOneAllowedToDefeatYou: Dedede demonstrates this in [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2008/05/20/20-savior/ "Savior"]].
** And again in [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2013/12/21/536-its-a-plunderful-life-part-4/ "It's a Plunderful Life."]]

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* OnePersonBirthdayParty: One of [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/09/29/191-triloigi/ the Waluigi-themed comics]] depicts Waluigi as the only attendee of his own birthday party. As mentioned in the newspost, one forum member rewrote the DownerEnding of the strip to portray Waluigi as someone who prefers to celebrate alone.
* TheOnlyOneAllowedToDefeatYou: Dedede demonstrates this in [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2008/05/20/20-savior/ "Savior"]].
** And again in [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2013/12/21/536-its-a-plunderful-life-part-4/ "It's a Plunderful Life."]]



* OrphanedPunchline: A downplayed example in the final strip of [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2014/04/01/555-waluigi-finaluigi/ "Waluigi Finaluigi"]]. In any other Waluigi strip, "SANDCASTLES ARE NOT PRACTICAL" would be the punchline in the final panel, but here it's in the first panel without any prior set-up.
* OutsideTheBoxTactic: In [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2013/08/16/502-diamond-dog/ Diamond Dog]], Paula demonstrates an unorthodox yet incredibly effective way to get rid of a beast made of diamond.

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* OrphanedPunchline: A downplayed example in the final strip of [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2014/04/01/555-waluigi-finaluigi/ "Waluigi Finaluigi"]]. In any other Waluigi strip, "SANDCASTLES ARE NOT PRACTICAL" would be the punchline in the final panel, but here it's in the first panel without any prior set-up.
* OutsideTheBoxTactic: In [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2013/08/16/502-diamond-dog/ Diamond Dog]], Paula demonstrates an unorthodox yet incredibly effective way to get rid of a beast made of diamond.



* PaperThinDisguise: Kirby in [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/04/08/234-meta-knight-the-sweetheart/ this strip]].
** Wario in [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/10/14/280-dubious-rescue/ strip 280.]]
** [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2008/11/12/103-dededoo/ Kingsonnn Dededoo]] is a subversion, turning out to be an IdenticalStranger instead.

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* PaperThinDisguise: Kirby in [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/04/08/234-meta-knight-the-sweetheart/ this strip]].
** Wario in [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/10/14/280-dubious-rescue/ strip 280.]]
** [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2008/11/12/103-dededoo/ Kingsonnn Dededoo]] is a subversion, turning out to be an IdenticalStranger instead.



* PlayingTennisWithTheBoss: Link vs. Ganondorf, [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2008/10/29/97-backandforth/ quite literally.]]
* PooledFunds: [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2013/04/23/481-luigis-treasure/ Might not be a good idea,]] depending on [[VideoGame/LuigisMansionDarkMoon where the funds came from]].
* PottyEmergency: [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2008/10/20/93-timer/ This is what causes the "hurry up" timer in the 2-D Mario games.]]
* PunchClockVillain: [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/11/20/200-ode-to-minions/ Ode to Minions]] goes with the interpretation that all the video games' enemies and bosses were perfectly innocent people with families and loved ones that the heroes heartlessly murder.
* PunctuatedForEmphasis: [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2011/03/04/316-cocoon-academy-part-5/ THERE. WILL. BE. SPANKING.]]

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* PlayingTennisWithTheBoss: Link vs. Ganondorf, [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2008/10/29/97-backandforth/ quite literally.]]
* PooledFunds: [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2013/04/23/481-luigis-treasure/ Might not be a good idea,]] depending on [[VideoGame/LuigisMansionDarkMoon where the funds came from]].
* PottyEmergency: [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2008/10/20/93-timer/ This is what causes the "hurry up" timer in the 2-D Mario games.]]
* PunchClockVillain: [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/11/20/200-ode-to-minions/ Ode to Minions]] goes with the interpretation that all the video games' enemies and bosses were perfectly innocent people with families and loved ones that the heroes heartlessly murder.
* PunctuatedForEmphasis: [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2011/03/04/316-cocoon-academy-part-5/ THERE. WILL. BE. SPANKING.]]



* RealityEnsues: [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2013/12/06/532-ravio/ Ravio]] learns what happens when you do business with monsters...
** Many of the comics have this as the joke. For example [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2008/09/15/78-landmaster/ Fox calling the Landmaster on a wooden boat]].
* RecordNeedleScratch: [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/03/10/146-celebration/ Followed by awkward silence...]]
* RedundantRescue: [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/08/05/260-the-captive-princess/ Here.]]
* RememberedICouldFly: [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2011/12/08/384-dream-land-cannon/ Strip 384]] has Kirby, Meta Knight, Dedede, and Waddle Dee preparing to launch themselves upward out of a cannon to get an item. When an accident sends them flying into a wall, Dedede points out that they should just fly up there instead.
* RepriseMedley: [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2014/10/03/600-one-final-song/ One Final Song]], being a big ol' pile of {{Call Back}}s, also calls back to lyrics of the previous songs.
* ReviveKillsZombie: [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2013/08/16/502-diamond-dog/ What's the easiest way]] to defeat a [[VideoGame/{{Earthbound}} Diamond Dog]]? [[spoiler:Sell it!]]
* RickRoll: [[spoiler:Part of the build-up to [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/05/31/249-nasty/ 249]], but [[IncrediblyLamePun not in the way you'd expect]].]]

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* RealityEnsues: [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2013/12/06/532-ravio/ Ravio]] learns what happens when you do business with monsters...
** Many of the comics have this as the joke. For example [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2008/09/15/78-landmaster/ Fox calling the Landmaster on a wooden boat]].
* RecordNeedleScratch: [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/03/10/146-celebration/ Followed by awkward silence...]]
* RedundantRescue: [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/08/05/260-the-captive-princess/ Here.]]
* RememberedICouldFly: [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2011/12/08/384-dream-land-cannon/ Strip 384]] has Kirby, Meta Knight, Dedede, and Waddle Dee preparing to launch themselves upward out of a cannon to get an item. When an accident sends them flying into a wall, Dedede points out that they should just fly up there instead.
* RepriseMedley: [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2014/10/03/600-one-final-song/ One Final Song]], being a big ol' pile of {{Call Back}}s, also calls back to lyrics of the previous songs.
* ReviveKillsZombie: [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2013/08/16/502-diamond-dog/ What's the easiest way]] to defeat a [[VideoGame/{{Earthbound}} Diamond Dog]]? [[spoiler:Sell it!]]
* RickRoll: [[spoiler:Part of the build-up to [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/05/31/249-nasty/ 249]], but [[IncrediblyLamePun not in the way you'd expect]].]]



* RipVanWinkle: [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/06/28/the-lesson/ The Lesson]].

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* RipVanWinkle: [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/06/28/the-lesson/ The Lesson]].



* RubberMan: [[VideoGame/DonkeyKong64 Lanky Kong]] vs. [[VideoGame/StreetFighterII Dhalsim]] in [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2013/05/21/489-longest-arms/ this strip]].
* RuleOfFunny: The [[VideoGame/PokemonHeartGoldAndSoulSilver Pokéwalker]] can only give 1 level-up per transfer to the device, and [[Literature/LesMiserables 24601 EXP]] is not nearly enough to get a Pikachu to level 74. Doesn't stop [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/04/14/235-pokemon-pedometer/ this]] from being goddamn ''hilarious''.
** Similarly, the Intensity level for the [[VideoGame/KidIcarusUprising Fiend's Cauldron]] defaults at 2.0; decreasing the Intensity results in ''spending'' hearts [[note]]as opposed to increasing the Intensity, which results in ''betting'' hearts[[/note]], and the minimum Intensity level is 0.1. Doesn't stop Ending 1 of [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2013/08/23/504-fit-pit/ this]] [[RunningGag from being goddamn]] ''[[RunningGag hilarious]]''.

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* RubberMan: [[VideoGame/DonkeyKong64 Lanky Kong]] vs. [[VideoGame/StreetFighterII Dhalsim]] in [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2013/05/21/489-longest-arms/ this strip]].
* RuleOfFunny: The [[VideoGame/PokemonHeartGoldAndSoulSilver Pokéwalker]] can only give 1 level-up per transfer to the device, and [[Literature/LesMiserables 24601 EXP]] is not nearly enough to get a Pikachu to level 74. Doesn't stop [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/04/14/235-pokemon-pedometer/ this]] from being goddamn ''hilarious''.
** Similarly, the Intensity level for the [[VideoGame/KidIcarusUprising Fiend's Cauldron]] defaults at 2.0; decreasing the Intensity results in ''spending'' hearts [[note]]as opposed to increasing the Intensity, which results in ''betting'' hearts[[/note]], and the minimum Intensity level is 0.1. Doesn't stop Ending 1 of [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2013/08/23/504-fit-pit/ this]] [[RunningGag from being goddamn]] ''[[RunningGag hilarious]]''.



* SamusIsAGirl: [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2014/02/07/543-mega-crush/ With a twist.]]
* SchizoTech: In a somewhat [[DownplayedTrope minor example]]; in [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2014/01/31/541-wasting-the-day/ this]] comic 541, Adeleine has both a Wii and a rotary phone in her living room. And the TV looks like it was ripped straight out of just about any newspaper comic from the 80's or 90's.

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* SamusIsAGirl: [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2014/02/07/543-mega-crush/ With a twist.]]
* SchizoTech: In a somewhat [[DownplayedTrope minor example]]; in [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2014/01/31/541-wasting-the-day/ this]] comic 541, Adeleine has both a Wii and a rotary phone in her living room. And the TV looks like it was ripped straight out of just about any newspaper comic from the 80's or 90's.



* TheScream: Mario enters Bob-omb Battlefield's painting and returns happily with a Power Star. [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2008/09/08/75-paintings/ He enters]] ''The Scream'', and seems to prove that the man inside is [[NothingIsScarier screaming for a good reason]].

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* TheScream: Mario enters Bob-omb Battlefield's painting and returns happily with a Power Star. [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2008/09/08/75-paintings/ He enters]] ''The Scream'', and seems to prove that the man inside is [[NothingIsScarier screaming for a good reason]].



* SelfImposedChallenge: [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/11/20/200-ode-to-minions/ Comic #200]] has led to [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JexitZzjBMg Pacifist runs]] of games, where the goal is to kill no minions (except those who are used to kill bosses) and if any minions are to die, have it be due to anyone other than the player i.e. a Koopa walking into a lava pit.

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* SelfImposedChallenge: [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/11/20/200-ode-to-minions/ Comic #200]] has led to [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JexitZzjBMg Pacifist runs]] of games, where the goal is to kill no minions (except those who are used to kill bosses) and if any minions are to die, have it be due to anyone other than the player i.e. a Koopa walking into a lava pit.



* ShallIRepeatThat: [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2011/05/12/333-advice/ Parodied]] by [[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaOcarinaOfTime Kaepora Gaebora]].

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* ShallIRepeatThat: [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2011/05/12/333-advice/ Parodied]] by [[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaOcarinaOfTime Kaepora Gaebora]].



* ShootTheShaggyDog: [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic/288-bulletbill/ This entire strip]] has a Bullet Bill live its life and become a hero only to be unceremoniously killed by Mario.

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* ShootTheShaggyDog: [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic/288-bulletbill/ This entire strip]] has a Bullet Bill live its life and become a hero only to be unceremoniously killed by Mario.



* SickeninglySweethearts: [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2013/09/24/513-smash-voters-ice-climbers/ The Ice Climbers]] have this moment when they found out they voted for each other in the [[StoryArc Smash Voters]] comics.
* SilenceIsGolden: Used in [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2013/02/15/464-the-secret/ 464 Ė The Secret]].

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* SickeninglySweethearts: [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2013/09/24/513-smash-voters-ice-climbers/ The Ice Climbers]] have this moment when they found out they voted for each other in the [[StoryArc Smash Voters]] comics.
* SilenceIsGolden: Used in [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2013/02/15/464-the-secret/ 464 Ė The Secret]].



* SitcomArchNemesis: As seen in this [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2013/10/07/517-rock-or-roll/ comic]].

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* SitcomArchNemesis: As seen in this [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2013/10/07/517-rock-or-roll/ comic]].



* SlapstickKnowsNoGender: Samus in [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2011/12/15/386-hot-stuff/ this strip]]
* SlasherSmile: Link finds the solution to [[CriticalAnnoyance both]] of his [[AnnoyingVideoGameHelper problems]] [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/10/11/279-two-birds/ and looks damn creepy in the process.]]
* SleepCute: [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2012/08/03/426-serenade/ Serenade.]]
* SleptThroughTheApocalypse: [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/06/28/the-lesson/ Of course Kirby of all people was the one who would do this.]] [[spoiler:Subverted, though.]]
* SlippySlideyIceWorld: [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2011/12/24/2863/ 2011's holiday comic is about one of these.]]
* SolarPoweredMagnifyingGlass: Dedede is seen using this on an anthill in [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2011/07/01/346-kirbys-comic/ comic 346]].

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* SlapstickKnowsNoGender: Samus in [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2011/12/15/386-hot-stuff/ this strip]]
* SlasherSmile: Link finds the solution to [[CriticalAnnoyance both]] of his [[AnnoyingVideoGameHelper problems]] [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/10/11/279-two-birds/ and looks damn creepy in the process.]]
* SleepCute: [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2012/08/03/426-serenade/ Serenade.]]
* SleptThroughTheApocalypse: [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/06/28/the-lesson/ Of course Kirby of all people was the one who would do this.]] [[spoiler:Subverted, though.]]
* SlippySlideyIceWorld: [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2011/12/24/2863/ 2011's holiday comic is about one of these.]]
* SolarPoweredMagnifyingGlass: Dedede is seen using this on an anthill in [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2011/07/01/346-kirbys-comic/ comic 346]].



* SongsInTheKeyOfPanic: [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic/93-timer/ The answer to why the hurry-up timer begins.]]
* {{Squee}}: [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2008/05/09/09-jigglypuff/ Several]] [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/08/10/179-proposal/ comics]], as well as the above image.

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* SongsInTheKeyOfPanic: [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic/93-timer/ The answer to why the hurry-up timer begins.]]
* {{Squee}}: [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2008/05/09/09-jigglypuff/ Several]] [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/08/10/179-proposal/ comics]], as well as the above image.



* StalkerWithACrush: Dedede becomes this when a [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2012/12/11/454-dededes-holiday-vacation-2/ Prinplup uses Attract.]]
* StandardFiftiesFather: "Your father" in [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/05/31/249-nasty/ comic 249]].

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* StalkerWithACrush: Dedede becomes this when a [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2012/12/11/454-dededes-holiday-vacation-2/ Prinplup uses Attract.]]
* StandardFiftiesFather: "Your father" in [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/05/31/249-nasty/ comic 249]].



** There's also [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/03/23/240-2p-start-guest-strip/ this]] for Waluigi.
* StealthPun: On the cast page, [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/characters/rluigi2/ Luigi's]] profile shows him playing a song, the score of which is labeled as "Violin II". [[spoiler:Second fiddle]], anyone?

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** There's also [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/03/23/240-2p-start-guest-strip/ this]] for Waluigi.
* StealthPun: On the cast page, [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/characters/rluigi2/ Luigi's]] profile shows him playing a song, the score of which is labeled as "Violin II". [[spoiler:Second fiddle]], anyone?



* StopHavingFunGuys: [[invoked]] Parodied in [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/09/30/276-a-quality-game/ 276]]. Dedede goes on about how naive Kirby is for enjoying Brawl, but quickly joins in when he realizes you can make [[UltimateShowdownOfUltimateDestiny Mario and Sonic fight.]]
* StoryArc: At least fifteen of them: "[[WesternAnimation/HowTheGrinchStoleChristmas How the King Stole Christmas]]", "[[VideoGame/SuperSmashBros Gooey]] [[ChainedHeat Bomb]]", "[[Franchise/AceAttorney Turnabout Kirby]]", "[[Literature/AChristmasCarol A Mushroom Kingdom Carol]]", "[[CrossOverShip Snake in the Grass]]", "[[OriginalCharacter Janitor of the Mushroom Kingdom]]", "[[FlashbackArc Cocoon Academy]]", "[[FridgeLogic Sun's Song]]", "[[VideoGame/KirbysReturnToDreamLand Dream Land]]", "[[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2012/07/10/419-the-sleepover-part-1/ The Sleepover]]", "[[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2013/09/17/511-smash-voters-mario/ Smash Voters]]", "[[AssimilationPlot The Legion]]", "[[ItsAWonderfulPlot Itís a Plunderful Life]]", "[[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2014/02/14/545-divide-by-hero-part-1/ Divide by Hero]]" and "[[GrandFinale Meet Me at Final Destination]]".
* StylisticSuck: [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/05/22/164-undernewmanagement/ KIRBY, YOU ARE THE WORST.]]

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* StopHavingFunGuys: [[invoked]] Parodied in [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/09/30/276-a-quality-game/ 276]]. Dedede goes on about how naive Kirby is for enjoying Brawl, but quickly joins in when he realizes you can make [[UltimateShowdownOfUltimateDestiny Mario and Sonic fight.]]
* StoryArc: At least fifteen of them: "[[WesternAnimation/HowTheGrinchStoleChristmas How the King Stole Christmas]]", "[[VideoGame/SuperSmashBros Gooey]] [[ChainedHeat Bomb]]", "[[Franchise/AceAttorney Turnabout Kirby]]", "[[Literature/AChristmasCarol A Mushroom Kingdom Carol]]", "[[CrossOverShip Snake in the Grass]]", "[[OriginalCharacter Janitor of the Mushroom Kingdom]]", "[[FlashbackArc Cocoon Academy]]", "[[FridgeLogic Sun's Song]]", "[[VideoGame/KirbysReturnToDreamLand Dream Land]]", "[[http://brawlinthefamily."[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2012/07/10/419-the-sleepover-part-1/ The Sleepover]]", "[[http://brawlinthefamily."[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2013/09/17/511-smash-voters-mario/ Smash Voters]]", "[[AssimilationPlot The Legion]]", "[[ItsAWonderfulPlot Itís a Plunderful Life]]", "[[http://brawlinthefamily."[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2014/02/14/545-divide-by-hero-part-1/ Divide by Hero]]" and "[[GrandFinale Meet Me at Final Destination]]".
* StylisticSuck: [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/05/22/164-undernewmanagement/ KIRBY, YOU ARE THE WORST.]]



* SueDonym: Subverted with [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2008/11/12/103-dededoo/ Kingsonnn Dededoo]]. And yes, [[SpellMyNameWithAnS that's three N's]].
* SweetieGraffiti: Kirby and Jigglypuff do this, [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2008/10/13/90-love/ unfortunately for Whispy Woods.]]
* SymbolSwearing: In comic [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2011/09/12/363-suns-song-part-2/ 363]], courtesy of ''Navi'' out all people.

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* SueDonym: Subverted with [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2008/11/12/103-dededoo/ Kingsonnn Dededoo]]. And yes, [[SpellMyNameWithAnS that's three N's]].
* SweetieGraffiti: Kirby and Jigglypuff do this, [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2008/10/13/90-love/ unfortunately for Whispy Woods.]]
* SymbolSwearing: In comic [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2011/09/12/363-suns-song-part-2/ 363]], courtesy of ''Navi'' out all people.



** [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/11/03/196-zombie-finale/ In "Zombie Finale"]], we don't get to see how Kirby finished the horror story... But judging by everyone else's reaction, well...
** [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2011/04/01/323-philips-box/ Sixteen extremely traumatic seconds later...]]

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** [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/11/03/196-zombie-finale/ In "Zombie Finale"]], we don't get to see how Kirby finished the horror story... But judging by everyone else's reaction, well...
** [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2011/04/01/323-philips-box/ Sixteen extremely traumatic seconds later...]]



** [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2012/01/09/389-resolutions/ A friendly jab]] to Franchise/SonicTheHedgehog.
*** [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2008/05/26/26-shadow/ A not-so friendly jab]] to ''VideoGame/ShadowTheHedgehog''.
*** [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2013/06/14/495-comic-review-e3-2013/ Subverted here]]. Sonic braces himself for another... and then it never comes.

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** [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2012/01/09/389-resolutions/ A friendly jab]] to Franchise/SonicTheHedgehog.
*** [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2008/05/26/26-shadow/ A not-so friendly jab]] to ''VideoGame/ShadowTheHedgehog''.
*** [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2013/06/14/495-comic-review-e3-2013/ Subverted here]]. Sonic braces himself for another... and then it never comes.



** [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2008/07/30/059-assist-trophy/ Assist Trophy]] features Link and Ganondorf having a truce to go after Tingle. The author notes that just about every {{Gaming Webcomic|s}} has some sort of obligation to draw the creepiest Tingle they can.
** [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2011/05/03/330-good-dog-2/ Good Dog]] shows the VideoGame/DuckHunt Dog getting replaced by the much more encouraging [[VideoGame/YoshisIsland Poochie]] and [[ExiledToTheCouch Exiled to the Doghouse]]. Matt however feels that the Dog doesn't really deserve his status, as his infamous snicker wasn't really all that mean-spirited, and he does a good job as a hunting dog otherwise.
* ThatCloudLooksLike: [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2011/08/25/358-cloud-watching/ ...A Lakitu throwing a Spiny into your face.]]
* [[invoked]]ThatOneLevel: Not a level in itself, but [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2011/12/24/2863/ this comic]] [[MusicalEpisode sings]] about the tendency for {{Slippy Slidey Ice World}}s to be such.

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** [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2008/07/30/059-assist-trophy/ Assist Trophy]] features Link and Ganondorf having a truce to go after Tingle. The author notes that just about every {{Gaming Webcomic|s}} has some sort of obligation to draw the creepiest Tingle they can.
** [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2011/05/03/330-good-dog-2/ Good Dog]] shows the VideoGame/DuckHunt Dog getting replaced by the much more encouraging [[VideoGame/YoshisIsland Poochie]] and [[ExiledToTheCouch Exiled to the Doghouse]]. Matt however feels that the Dog doesn't really deserve his status, as his infamous snicker wasn't really all that mean-spirited, and he does a good job as a hunting dog otherwise.
* ThatCloudLooksLike: [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2011/08/25/358-cloud-watching/ ...A Lakitu throwing a Spiny into your face.]]
* [[invoked]]ThatOneLevel: Not a level in itself, but [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2011/12/24/2863/ this comic]] [[MusicalEpisode sings]] about the tendency for {{Slippy Slidey Ice World}}s to be such.



* ThrowTheBookAtThem: According to [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2013/03/01/468-magic-tomes/ this comic,]] this is why [[SpellBook magic tomes]] in the ''VideoGame/FireEmblem'' series [[BreakableWeapons break.]]

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* ThrowTheBookAtThem: According to [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2013/03/01/468-magic-tomes/ this comic,]] this is why [[SpellBook magic tomes]] in the ''VideoGame/FireEmblem'' series [[BreakableWeapons break.]]



** Luigi proves to be [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2012/12/21/457-luigis-holiday-vacation/ surprisingly competent]] when it comes saving Hyrule. Matthew points out after this one that on a comic-by-comic basis, Mario's been far, far more abused than Luigi has in the webcomic's run.

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** Luigi proves to be [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2012/12/21/457-luigis-holiday-vacation/ surprisingly competent]] when it comes saving Hyrule. Matthew points out after this one that on a comic-by-comic basis, Mario's been far, far more abused than Luigi has in the webcomic's run.



* TooDumbToLive: [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/11/15/292-see-master-belch/ That]] [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2013/02/12/463-saturn-valley-hot-springs/ is]] [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/images/463alt.jpg incorrect]], ''[[VideoGame/{{Earthbound}} Master Belch]]''.

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* TooDumbToLive: [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/11/15/292-see-master-belch/ That]] [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2013/02/12/463-saturn-valley-hot-springs/ is]] [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/images/463alt.jpg incorrect]], ''[[VideoGame/{{Earthbound}} Master Belch]]''.



* TooSpicyForYogSothoth: [[PreAssKickingOneLiner Step aside.]] [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2011/04/01/323-philips-box/ Waluigi Time]].

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* TooSpicyForYogSothoth: [[PreAssKickingOneLiner Step aside.]] [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2011/04/01/323-philips-box/ Waluigi Time]].



* UnscrewedSaltShaker: [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2008/09/24/082-super-star/ Revenge of Meta Knight]]
* UnsoundEffect: "[[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/03/20/149-hero/ Boil, Boil]]"

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* UnscrewedSaltShaker: [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2008/09/24/082-super-star/ Revenge of Meta Knight]]
* UnsoundEffect: "[[http://brawlinthefamily."[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/03/20/149-hero/ Boil, Boil]]"



* UrineTrouble: [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/02/26/220-gyroid/ "Gyroid"]]

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* UrineTrouble: [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/02/26/220-gyroid/ "Gyroid"]]



--> [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2008/06/26/captainfalconatchurch/ "FALCON PENANCE!"]]
* VictoryIsBoring: [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2012/12/18/456-ganondorfs-holiday-vacation/ In 456]], Ganondorf travels to ''[[Franchise/{{Metroid}} Zebes]]'' but he accidentally ends in ''[[Franchise/{{Kirby}} Dreamland]]''. He quickly conquers the place... and just so quickly he finds out he hates it: the realm is unbearably cute, the local hero will not fight him because he thinks the King of Evil taking over sounds ''funny'', the citizens are apathetic and do not care who the king is, and his palace's servants are so sugarily servile and solicitous it disgusts him. [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2012/12/25/358-home/ Before long]] he gets fed up with being tucked in the bed and having his back scrubbed as he takes a bath, and he returns to Hyrule to rule the place with tyranny, violence and fireball-throwing.
* VideoGameCrueltyPotential: Deconstructed in [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/11/20/200-ode-to-minions/ Strip 200]], which makes you realize what a horrible, horrible person you are for playing the average Mario game the way the developers intended.

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--> [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2008/06/26/captainfalconatchurch/ "FALCON PENANCE!"]]
* VictoryIsBoring: [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2012/12/18/456-ganondorfs-holiday-vacation/ In 456]], Ganondorf travels to ''[[Franchise/{{Metroid}} Zebes]]'' but he accidentally ends in ''[[Franchise/{{Kirby}} Dreamland]]''. He quickly conquers the place... and just so quickly he finds out he hates it: the realm is unbearably cute, the local hero will not fight him because he thinks the King of Evil taking over sounds ''funny'', the citizens are apathetic and do not care who the king is, and his palace's servants are so sugarily servile and solicitous it disgusts him. [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2012/12/25/358-home/ Before long]] he gets fed up with being tucked in the bed and having his back scrubbed as he takes a bath, and he returns to Hyrule to rule the place with tyranny, violence and fireball-throwing.
* VideoGameCrueltyPotential: Deconstructed in [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/11/20/200-ode-to-minions/ Strip 200]], which makes you realize what a horrible, horrible person you are for playing the average Mario game the way the developers intended.



* VileVillainSaccharineShow: Parodied in [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2012/12/18/456-ganondorfs-holiday-vacation/ Ganondorf's Holiday Vacation]], where he tries to go to [[VideoGame/{{Metroid}} Zebes]] but ends up in [[Franchise/{{Kirby}} Dream Land]]:

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* VileVillainSaccharineShow: Parodied in [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2012/12/18/456-ganondorfs-holiday-vacation/ Ganondorf's Holiday Vacation]], where he tries to go to [[VideoGame/{{Metroid}} Zebes]] but ends up in [[Franchise/{{Kirby}} Dream Land]]:



** Kirby finally realizes [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic/438-20thanniversary/ how creepy the foes he's fought were]].
* VillainDecay: Parodied in [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2013/02/08/462-benign-tragedy/ Benign Tragedy]] where Bowser kidnaps Peach again and it's treated more as an annoyance rather than a threat. The AltText hammers it in further.

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** Kirby finally realizes [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/comic/438-20thanniversary/ how creepy the foes he's fought were]].
* VillainDecay: Parodied in [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2013/02/08/462-benign-tragedy/ Benign Tragedy]] where Bowser kidnaps Peach again and it's treated more as an annoyance rather than a threat. The AltText hammers it in further.



* VillainSong: [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/12/25/300-a-simple-request/ "A Simple Request"]] is this. Also overlaps with AntiChristmasSong.

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* VillainSong: [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/12/25/300-a-simple-request/ "A Simple Request"]] is this. Also overlaps with AntiChristmasSong.



* VisualPun: [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/05/31/249-nasty/ Comic #249]] is advertised [[OverlyLongGag repeatedly]] as containing "excess gore, racism, foul language, public indecency, and frightening imagery". None of them are quite as severe as expected:

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* VisualPun: [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/05/31/249-nasty/ Comic #249]] is advertised [[OverlyLongGag repeatedly]] as containing "excess gore, racism, foul language, public indecency, and frightening imagery". None of them are quite as severe as expected:



* TheWallsHaveEyes: Being that [[Franchise/TheLegendOfZelda the Zelda series]] is so fond of this trope, Brawl in the Family [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/03/02/144mountainpeephole/ brought it to its logical conclusion]].
** [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/02/23/142-stumble/ There's also the Mario side of this trope.]]
** [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2013/05/28/491-marshy/ And 491 explores the]] sheer, undiluted implications.

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* TheWallsHaveEyes: Being that [[Franchise/TheLegendOfZelda the Zelda series]] is so fond of this trope, Brawl in the Family [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/03/02/144mountainpeephole/ brought it to its logical conclusion]].
** [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/02/23/142-stumble/ There's also the Mario side of this trope.]]
** [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2013/05/28/491-marshy/ And 491 explores the]] sheer, undiluted implications.



* WeHaveReserves: [[PlayedForLaughs Played for]] [[BlackComedy laughs]] in [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2014/04/15/559-tacticians/ # 559]] when pointing out the main difference between ''VideoGame/FireEmblem'' and ''VideoGame/AdvanceWars''.
* WhamEpisode: [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2014/07/24/580-world-eight-four/ Strip 580]], the beginning of the end.

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* WeHaveReserves: [[PlayedForLaughs Played for]] [[BlackComedy laughs]] in [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2014/04/15/559-tacticians/ # 559]] when pointing out the main difference between ''VideoGame/FireEmblem'' and ''VideoGame/AdvanceWars''.
* WhamEpisode: [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2014/07/24/580-world-eight-four/ Strip 580]], the beginning of the end.



* WhatMeasureIsAMook: [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/03/17/148-stomp1/ Here]] and [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/11/20/200-ode-to-minions/ here]] which is set to music. [[CrowningMusicOfAwesome Awesome]], [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome awesome]] [[CrowningMusicOfAwesome music]].
* WhatYouAreInTheDark: King Dedede reveals his true nature [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2011/12/20/387-dream-land-betrayal/ on a dark, cold winter night.]]
* WhenIWasYourAge: [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/11/18/293-the-new-generation/ And the cycle begins anew.]]

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* WhatMeasureIsAMook: [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/03/17/148-stomp1/ Here]] and [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/11/20/200-ode-to-minions/ here]] which is set to music. [[CrowningMusicOfAwesome Awesome]], [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome awesome]] [[CrowningMusicOfAwesome music]].
* WhatYouAreInTheDark: King Dedede reveals his true nature [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2011/12/20/387-dream-land-betrayal/ on a dark, cold winter night.]]
* WhenIWasYourAge: [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/11/18/293-the-new-generation/ And the cycle begins anew.]]



* WholesomeCrossdresser: Played for laughs after [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2008/07/03/peach/ Kirby swallows Princess Peach]].
* [[WhoWouldWantToWatchUs Who Would Want To Read Us?]]: Used [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/03/28/150-comicstrip/ here]] and [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/06/04/250-cartoons/ here.]]

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* WholesomeCrossdresser: Played for laughs after [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2008/07/03/peach/ Kirby swallows Princess Peach]].
* [[WhoWouldWantToWatchUs Who Would Want To Read Us?]]: Used [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/03/28/150-comicstrip/ here]] and [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/06/04/250-cartoons/ here.]]



* WithCatlikeTread: [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2008/07/14/051-captain-falcon-solid/ FALCON SNEAK!!]]

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* WithCatlikeTread: [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2008/07/14/051-captain-falcon-solid/ FALCON SNEAK!!]]



* YouHaveResearchedBreathing: [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/02/22/219-moveset/ this]] episode humorously deconstructs the Pokemon games' use of this trope.
* ZombieApocalypse: [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/10/30/195-zombie-attack/ Kirby, what have they done to ya?]]

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* YouHaveResearchedBreathing: [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2010/02/22/219-moveset/ this]] episode humorously deconstructs the Pokemon games' use of this trope.
* ZombieApocalypse: [[http://brawlinthefamily.[[http://web.archive.org/web/20160809232841/http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/10/30/195-zombie-attack/ Kirby, what have they done to ya?]]
4th Feb '18 1:21:59 PM nombretomado
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* TakeThatScrappy[[invoked]]: The comic hasn't missed it's chance to take the expected jabs at [[TheScrappy the most infamous in]] {{Nintendo}}, though it's certainly more good-natured about it than others:

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* TakeThatScrappy[[invoked]]: The comic hasn't missed it's chance to take the expected jabs at [[TheScrappy the most infamous in]] {{Nintendo}}, {{Creator/Nintendo}}, though it's certainly more good-natured about it than others:
6th Jan '18 10:56:47 PM nombretomado
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'''Waluigi''' (''PunctuatedForEmphasis'') WALUIGI. WANTS. [[JonAndKatePlusEight KATE PLUS ATE]].

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'''Waluigi''' (''PunctuatedForEmphasis'') WALUIGI. WANTS. [[JonAndKatePlusEight [[Series/JonAndKatePlusEight KATE PLUS ATE]].
20th Nov '17 2:11:35 AM Cryoclaste
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* BossArenaIdiocy: [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/12/23/mkc7/ "WHO DESIGNED THIS CASTLE!?"]] [[spoiler: Said by an adult Bowser Jr as Mario had cut the bridge using a axe like in SuperMarioBrothers.]]

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* BossArenaIdiocy: [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/2009/12/23/mkc7/ "WHO DESIGNED THIS CASTLE!?"]] [[spoiler: Said by an adult Bowser Jr as Mario had cut the bridge using a axe like in SuperMarioBrothers.Franchise/SuperMarioBrothers.]]
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