History Webcomic / FarOutThere

29th Mar '17 3:36:08 AM eroock
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Tropes used include:
* AbsentAliens - Made clear [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1026516/page-1-it-begins/ right at the start]].
* AirVentPassageway - Trigger is [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1067778/page-151-hey-at-least-its-not-all-going-to-waste/ good at using these]].
* AliensSpeakingEnglish - Technically, there are no extraterrestrials, but everyone speaking English is still true.
* AnimeHair - Trigger's got an [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1344275/page-402-pity-the-poor-peacemaker/ improbably]] [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1350713/page-403-insecurity/ large]] mess of spiky brown hair.

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Tropes !!Tropes used include:
* AbsentAliens - AbsentAliens: Made clear [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1026516/page-1-it-begins/ right at the start]].
* AirVentPassageway - AirVentPassageway: Trigger is [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1067778/page-151-hey-at-least-its-not-all-going-to-waste/ good at using these]].
* AliensSpeakingEnglish - AliensSpeakingEnglish: Technically, there are no extraterrestrials, but everyone speaking English is still true.
* AnimeHair - AnimeHair: Trigger's got an [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1344275/page-402-pity-the-poor-peacemaker/ improbably]] [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1350713/page-403-insecurity/ large]] mess of spiky brown hair.



* AnAssKickingChristmas - [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1090288/bridget-and-alphonses-horrifying-christmas-page-1/ "Bridget and Alphonse's Horrifying Christmas"]]
* AprilFoolsDay - The ol' "fake ending" gag was employed in [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1067764/page-wait-what/ 2009]] and again in [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1071310/page-oh-not-again/ 2010]].

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* AnAssKickingChristmas - AnAssKickingChristmas: [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1090288/bridget-and-alphonses-horrifying-christmas-page-1/ "Bridget and Alphonse's Horrifying Christmas"]]
* AprilFoolsDay - AprilFoolsDay: The ol' "fake ending" gag was employed in [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1067764/page-wait-what/ 2009]] and again in [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1071310/page-oh-not-again/ 2010]].



* AuthorAvatar - Ichabod is occasionally accused of being this. The author denies it, saying he just wanted Ichabod to ''look'' like him to for cosplaying purposes.
* BadSanta - [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1090298/bridget-and-alphonses-horrifying-christmas-page-10/ And ugly, too]].
* BadassAdorable - Bridget the Zombie.
* BareYourMidriff - Stilez does this unintentionally, after her [[LatexSpaceSuit jumpsuit]] is sent to the cleaners and replaced with clothes intended for [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/2241755/page-793-not-very-cute-sounding/ a much shorter person]].
* BeQuietNudge - Bridget shuts Alphonse up in [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1068901/page-179-who-wouldnt-believe-that-face this]] page, lest he should give away [[spoiler:the fact that they were the ones who hired Skye]]. (Of course, neither of them can talk so one wonders why she bothered)
* BigDamnHeroes - Occurs when Sophia and Clare [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1080545/page-286-well-now-that-was-unexpected/ finally]] [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1080546/page-287-meet-my-deus-ex-machina-er-i-mean-boss/ respond]] to Ichabod's call for help.

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* AuthorAvatar - AuthorAvatar: Ichabod is occasionally accused of being this. The author denies it, saying he just wanted Ichabod to ''look'' like him to for cosplaying purposes.
* BadSanta - BadSanta: [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1090298/bridget-and-alphonses-horrifying-christmas-page-10/ And ugly, too]].
* BadassAdorable - BadassAdorable: Bridget the Zombie.
* BareYourMidriff - BareYourMidriff: Stilez does this unintentionally, after her [[LatexSpaceSuit jumpsuit]] is sent to the cleaners and replaced with clothes intended for [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/2241755/page-793-not-very-cute-sounding/ a much shorter person]].
* BeQuietNudge - BeQuietNudge: Bridget shuts Alphonse up in [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1068901/page-179-who-wouldnt-believe-that-face this]] page, lest he should give away [[spoiler:the fact that they were the ones who hired Skye]]. (Of course, neither of them can talk so one wonders why she bothered)
* BigDamnHeroes - BigDamnHeroes: Occurs when Sophia and Clare [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1080545/page-286-well-now-that-was-unexpected/ finally]] [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1080546/page-287-meet-my-deus-ex-machina-er-i-mean-boss/ respond]] to Ichabod's call for help.



* BlankWhiteEyes - Layla, while experiencing [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1071305/page-235-just-getting-her-up-there-must-have-been-really-awkward/ an exceptional level of stress]].
* BrainInAJar - [[spoiler:Dr. Vanderslice has a whole room of them.]]

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* BlankWhiteEyes - BlankWhiteEyes: Layla, while experiencing [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1071305/page-235-just-getting-her-up-there-must-have-been-really-awkward/ an exceptional level of stress]].
* BrainInAJar - BrainInAJar: [[spoiler:Dr. Vanderslice has a whole room of them.]]



* CatSmile - Trigger does this on occasion, especially if [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1065764/page-115-triggers-big-book-on-pranks/ pranks are involved]].
* CharacterBlog - Borderline example: the most prominent characters have their own personal [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/FOTradio/ Pandora Radio stations]].
* CovertPervert - Jenna, of all people, would seem to [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1854778/the-far-out-there-christmas-parade-page-8/ qualify]]
* CowerPower - Alphonse, most of the time.
* CreatingLifeIsAwesome - Creating Bridget and Alphonse seems to have worked out pretty well for Tabitha.
* CursedWithAwesome - Avatar. Immortality and indestructibility sound great on the surface, but what good is Eternal Life when you have no life?
* CuteBruiser - Bridget again.
* CuteMonsterGirl - See the special celebration of [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/2004363/page-666-the-number-of-the-beast/ Page 666]].
* CuteMute - Bridget and Alphonse are [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1072501/page-254-do-radios-broadcast-expressive-eyes/ incapable of speech]], but otherwise intelligent. And definitely cute. [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1636000/how-the-calgaris-stole-christmas-page-8/ So]] [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1688179/page-517-smooch/ very]] [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1707369/page-526-get-to-the-important-part/ cute.]]
* DaddysGirl - Layla was [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1556459/page-471-confessions-of-a-daddys-girl/ most]] [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1559063/page-472-no-commentary-please/ certainly]] [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1563953/page-474-the-stoyr-of-layla-continues/ one]].

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* CatSmile - CatSmile: Trigger does this on occasion, especially if [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1065764/page-115-triggers-big-book-on-pranks/ pranks are involved]].
* CharacterBlog - CharacterBlog: Borderline example: the most prominent characters have their own personal [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/FOTradio/ Pandora Radio stations]].
* CovertPervert - CovertPervert: Jenna, of all people, would seem to [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1854778/the-far-out-there-christmas-parade-page-8/ qualify]]
* CowerPower - CowerPower: Alphonse, most of the time.
* CreatingLifeIsAwesome - CreatingLifeIsAwesome: Creating Bridget and Alphonse seems to have worked out pretty well for Tabitha.
* CursedWithAwesome - CursedWithAwesome: Avatar. Immortality and indestructibility sound great on the surface, but what good is Eternal Life when you have no life?
* CuteBruiser - CuteBruiser: Bridget again.
* CuteMonsterGirl - CuteMonsterGirl: See the special celebration of [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/2004363/page-666-the-number-of-the-beast/ Page 666]].
* CuteMute - CuteMute: Bridget and Alphonse are [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1072501/page-254-do-radios-broadcast-expressive-eyes/ incapable of speech]], but otherwise intelligent. And definitely cute. [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1636000/how-the-calgaris-stole-christmas-page-8/ So]] [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1688179/page-517-smooch/ very]] [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1707369/page-526-get-to-the-important-part/ cute.]]
* DaddysGirl - DaddysGirl: Layla was [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1556459/page-471-confessions-of-a-daddys-girl/ most]] [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1559063/page-472-no-commentary-please/ certainly]] [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1563953/page-474-the-stoyr-of-layla-continues/ one]].



* DoesNotLikeShoes - Trigger, ever since he let the Jesus Freaks dress him.
* DoomyDoomsOfDoom - "The Killer Station of Deadly Doom"
* EffortlessAmazonianLift - Stilez picks Frank up with her pinkie... [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1028446/page-83-what-the-sam-hills-going-on-part-iv/ BY THE NOSE]].
* EnfantTerrible - Megaweapon is bad enough just judging from what [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1136492/page-329-and-now-back-to-plot-a/ is actually shown.]] The stuff that's only talked about is [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1130462/page-327-boys-will-be-hellspawn/ even worse]].
* FaceDoodling - Happens to Ichabod [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1065768/page-119-that-escalated-quickly/ once]]... among other things.

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* DoesNotLikeShoes - DoesNotLikeShoes: Trigger, ever since he let the Jesus Freaks dress him.
* DoomyDoomsOfDoom - DoomyDoomsOfDoom: "The Killer Station of Deadly Doom"
* EffortlessAmazonianLift - EffortlessAmazonianLift: Stilez picks Frank up with her pinkie... [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1028446/page-83-what-the-sam-hills-going-on-part-iv/ BY THE NOSE]].
* EnfantTerrible - EnfantTerrible: Megaweapon is bad enough just judging from what [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1136492/page-329-and-now-back-to-plot-a/ is actually shown.]] The stuff that's only talked about is [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1130462/page-327-boys-will-be-hellspawn/ even worse]].
* FaceDoodling - FaceDoodling: Happens to Ichabod [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1065768/page-119-that-escalated-quickly/ once]]... among other things.



* FieryRedhead - Layla. Oh boy...
* FishOutOfWater - Trigger.
* FlatWhat - Avatar's reaction to [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1191539/page-348-i-was-not-prepared-for-that/ this]].
* FruitOfTheLoon - Ichabod [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1027073/page-6-enter-the-nitpicker really]] [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1027821/page-63-your-ideas-arent-as-cool-as-you-think seems]] [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1028457/page-93-at-least-they-dont-have-to-sit-next-to-any-screaming-babies to]] [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1090283/page-304-i-hope-they-got-a-good-deal-at-least like]] [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1228030/page-363-artfully-passing-the-buck apples]].
* FunTShirt - Trigger is easily amused by [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1027823/page-65-you-are-what-you-wear/ these.]]
* FutureSpandex - Stilez spends most of her time running around in a [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/2049438/page-693-explosive-cliffhanger/ very tight-fitting plugsuit]].

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* FieryRedhead - FieryRedhead: Layla. Oh boy...
* FishOutOfWater - FishOutOfWater: Trigger.
* FlatWhat - FlatWhat: Avatar's reaction to [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1191539/page-348-i-was-not-prepared-for-that/ this]].
* FruitOfTheLoon - FruitOfTheLoon: Ichabod [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1027073/page-6-enter-the-nitpicker really]] [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1027821/page-63-your-ideas-arent-as-cool-as-you-think seems]] [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1028457/page-93-at-least-they-dont-have-to-sit-next-to-any-screaming-babies to]] [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1090283/page-304-i-hope-they-got-a-good-deal-at-least like]] [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1228030/page-363-artfully-passing-the-buck apples]].
* FunTShirt - FunTShirt: Trigger is easily amused by [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1027823/page-65-you-are-what-you-wear/ these.]]
* FutureSpandex - FutureSpandex: Stilez spends most of her time running around in a [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/2049438/page-693-explosive-cliffhanger/ very tight-fitting plugsuit]].



* GirlGroup - Tabitha drafted several of the other female characters [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/2060802/christmas-extravaganza-page-21/ into one]], despite one of these characters being unable to speak.
* GreenSkinnedSpaceBabe - Neva, the buxom, silver-bikini-clad main character of numerous [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/2055083/christmas-extravaganza-page-9/ animated films]] and the occasional [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1855420/the-far-out-there-christmas-parade-page-13/ holiday parade]]. (Ironically, none of the "real" green-skinned people in the comic qualify as aliens... or babes, for that matter).
* HalloweenCosplay - See below.

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* GirlGroup - GirlGroup: Tabitha drafted several of the other female characters [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/2060802/christmas-extravaganza-page-21/ into one]], despite one of these characters being unable to speak.
* GreenSkinnedSpaceBabe - GreenSkinnedSpaceBabe: Neva, the buxom, silver-bikini-clad main character of numerous [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/2055083/christmas-extravaganza-page-9/ animated films]] and the occasional [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1855420/the-far-out-there-christmas-parade-page-13/ holiday parade]]. (Ironically, none of the "real" green-skinned people in the comic qualify as aliens... or babes, for that matter).
* HalloweenCosplay - HalloweenCosplay: See below.



* HolidayNonupdate - Averted to an absurd degree (especially at Christmas).
* HowTheCharacterStoleChristmas - [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1629983/how-the-caligaris-stole-christmas/ How the Caligaris Stole Christmas]] (though, admittedly, the did it SAVE Christmas)
* IHaveBoobsYouMustObey - Generally, Layla doesn't FLAUNT her boobs, but she definitely has them, and the [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1962540/page-644-what-layla-wants/ boys]] [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1964673/page-465-budget-unfriendly/ absolutely]] [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1966341/page-646-the-next-plot-point-announces-itself/ obey]].
* KickingAssInAllHerFinery - Astrid ends up [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/2082520/page-703-unforseen-twist/ doing]] [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/2084634/page-704-yes-yes-moving-on/ plenty]] [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/2086381/page-705-dont-interupt-its-rude/ of]] [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/2087939/page-706-the-perfect-alibi/ this]].
* LatexSpacesuit - Technically, it's a "Containment Suit" and not designed for use in outer space... [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1716817/page-530-quick-change/ but come on]]!
* LikeBrotherAndSister - Trigger and Layla are most emphatically [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1027274/page-28-i-dont-think-thats-very-funny-at-all/ in this kind of relationship.]]
* LittleMissConArtist - Layla in her [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1563953/page-474-the-story-of-layla-continues/ earlier days]].
* MadScientist - MANY in the cast: Tabitha, Dr. Caligari, Dr. Vanderslice, Avatar's creators, and so on and so forth.
* MadScientistsBeautifulDaughter - Tabitha's [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1794321/page-566-just-keep-doing-what-youre-doing/ quite the looker]].
* MamaBear - Tabitha
* MasculineGirlFeminineBoy - Bridget and Alphonse
* MotherlyScientist - Tabitha. [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1071294/page-225-a-heartwarming-show-of-zombie-affection So]] [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1072517/page-267-mothering-instinct VERY]] [[http://i11.photobucket.com/albums/a183/blitzkrieg1701/BridgetAlphonsedressup.jpg much.]]
* MySuitIsAlsoSuper - Avatar's robe. See [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1027705/page-58-a-nitpicker-should-know-better-than-to-give-kids-money this page]].
* NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast - "Megaweapon."
* NoNewFashionsInTheFuture - At least where the main characters are concerned.
* NoisyGuns - or, as the UnsoundEffect puts it [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/2103034/page-714-new-toys/ "GUN NOISE"]].
* NoodleIncident - Ichabod tells Kiki about one of his previous adventures, but we [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1080526/page-269-clearly-hes-devastated only hear part of it.]] Where DID that epileptic pig come from?

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* HolidayNonupdate - HolidayNonupdate: Averted to an absurd degree (especially at Christmas).
* HowTheCharacterStoleChristmas - HowTheCharacterStoleChristmas: [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1629983/how-the-caligaris-stole-christmas/ How the Caligaris Stole Christmas]] (though, admittedly, the did it SAVE Christmas)
* IHaveBoobsYouMustObey - IHaveBoobsYouMustObey: Generally, Layla doesn't FLAUNT her boobs, but she definitely has them, and the [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1962540/page-644-what-layla-wants/ boys]] [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1964673/page-465-budget-unfriendly/ absolutely]] [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1966341/page-646-the-next-plot-point-announces-itself/ obey]].
* KickingAssInAllHerFinery - KickingAssInAllHerFinery: Astrid ends up [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/2082520/page-703-unforseen-twist/ doing]] [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/2084634/page-704-yes-yes-moving-on/ plenty]] [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/2086381/page-705-dont-interupt-its-rude/ of]] [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/2087939/page-706-the-perfect-alibi/ this]].
* LatexSpacesuit - LatexSpacesuit: Technically, it's a "Containment Suit" and not designed for use in outer space... [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1716817/page-530-quick-change/ but come on]]!
* LikeBrotherAndSister - LikeBrotherAndSister: Trigger and Layla are most emphatically [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1027274/page-28-i-dont-think-thats-very-funny-at-all/ in this kind of relationship.]]
* LittleMissConArtist - LittleMissConArtist: Layla in her [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1563953/page-474-the-story-of-layla-continues/ earlier days]].
* MadScientist - MadScientist: MANY in the cast: Tabitha, Dr. Caligari, Dr. Vanderslice, Avatar's creators, and so on and so forth.
* MadScientistsBeautifulDaughter - MadScientistsBeautifulDaughter: Tabitha's [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1794321/page-566-just-keep-doing-what-youre-doing/ quite the looker]].
* MamaBear - MamaBear: Tabitha
* MasculineGirlFeminineBoy - MasculineGirlFeminineBoy: Bridget and Alphonse
* MotherlyScientist - MotherlyScientist: Tabitha. [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1071294/page-225-a-heartwarming-show-of-zombie-affection So]] [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1072517/page-267-mothering-instinct VERY]] [[http://i11.photobucket.com/albums/a183/blitzkrieg1701/BridgetAlphonsedressup.jpg much.]]
* MySuitIsAlsoSuper - MySuitIsAlsoSuper: Avatar's robe. See [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1027705/page-58-a-nitpicker-should-know-better-than-to-give-kids-money this page]].
* NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast - NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast: "Megaweapon."
* NoNewFashionsInTheFuture - NoNewFashionsInTheFuture: At least where the main characters are concerned.
* NoisyGuns - NoisyGuns: or, as the UnsoundEffect puts it [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/2103034/page-714-new-toys/ "GUN NOISE"]].
* NoodleIncident - NoodleIncident: Ichabod tells Kiki about one of his previous adventures, but we [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1080526/page-269-clearly-hes-devastated only hear part of it.]] Where DID that epileptic pig come from?



* NotGrowingUpSucks - Avatar.
* OddShapedPanel - In the early days, this comic [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1027271/page-25-one-big-happy-family lived]] [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1027706/page-59-well-she-is-a-girl by]] [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1027835/page-76-warning-sudden-plot-shifts-may-result-in-neck-injury this]] [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1028455/page-91-one-mans-trash-is-another-mans-misidentified-trash/ trope,]] [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1068896/page-174-now-the-word-thinking-sounds-funny-to-me seriously.]] The most jarring thing it could do was a [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1069365/page-188-alan-moore-called-he-wants-his-page-back normal layout.]] Has become far less common in recent years.
* OpaqueNerdGlasses - Ichabod's massive eye-wear.
* ThePerryMasonMethod - Ichabod unintentionally [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1028448/page-85-what-the-sam-hill-oh-forget-it-dramatic-twist/ pulls this on Trigger]]. It's "unintentional" because [[spoiler:Ichabod was actually trying to deflect attention off of HIMSELF.]]
* PleasePutSomeClothesOn - Avatar has [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1278436/page-375-cover-your-shame/ little patience]] for Trigger's numerous [[ShirtlessScene shirtless scenes]].
* RedEyesTakeWarning - Alphonse's normally white eyes glow red when he's using his Technopath powers.
* RagnarokProofing - Avatar is the result of making a ''person'' Ragnarok Proof, in case the world ends.
* {{Retcon}} - Pattie's [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1027262/page-16-you-are-the-weakest-link-goodbye/ first appearance]] has been retconed [[http://img.pixady.com/2014/10/375888_pattie.jpg via voting incentive]] to make her character more sympathetic (It's important too, since it also alters Layla's entire reason for being in the comic)
* SeriousBusiness - Ichabod makes a '''career''' out of it.
* SheIsNotMyGirlfriend - in [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1027274/page-28-i-dont-think-thats-very-funny-at-all this]] early page.

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* NotGrowingUpSucks - NotGrowingUpSucks: Avatar.
* OddShapedPanel - OddShapedPanel: In the early days, this comic [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1027271/page-25-one-big-happy-family lived]] [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1027706/page-59-well-she-is-a-girl by]] [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1027835/page-76-warning-sudden-plot-shifts-may-result-in-neck-injury this]] [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1028455/page-91-one-mans-trash-is-another-mans-misidentified-trash/ trope,]] [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1068896/page-174-now-the-word-thinking-sounds-funny-to-me seriously.]] The most jarring thing it could do was a [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1069365/page-188-alan-moore-called-he-wants-his-page-back normal layout.]] Has become far less common in recent years.
* OpaqueNerdGlasses - OpaqueNerdGlasses: Ichabod's massive eye-wear.
* ThePerryMasonMethod - ThePerryMasonMethod: Ichabod unintentionally [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1028448/page-85-what-the-sam-hill-oh-forget-it-dramatic-twist/ pulls this on Trigger]]. It's "unintentional" because [[spoiler:Ichabod was actually trying to deflect attention off of HIMSELF.]]
* PleasePutSomeClothesOn - PleasePutSomeClothesOn: Avatar has [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1278436/page-375-cover-your-shame/ little patience]] for Trigger's numerous [[ShirtlessScene shirtless scenes]].
* RedEyesTakeWarning - RedEyesTakeWarning: Alphonse's normally white eyes glow red when he's using his Technopath powers.
* RagnarokProofing - RagnarokProofing: Avatar is the result of making a ''person'' Ragnarok Proof, in case the world ends.
* {{Retcon}} - {{Retcon}}: Pattie's [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1027262/page-16-you-are-the-weakest-link-goodbye/ first appearance]] has been retconed [[http://img.pixady.com/2014/10/375888_pattie.jpg via voting incentive]] to make her character more sympathetic (It's important too, since it also alters Layla's entire reason for being in the comic)
* SeriousBusiness - SeriousBusiness: Ichabod makes a '''career''' out of it.
* SheIsNotMyGirlfriend - SheIsNotMyGirlfriend: in [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1027274/page-28-i-dont-think-thats-very-funny-at-all this]] early page.



* ShirtlessScene - Trigger [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1080536/page-278-a-little-somethin-for-the-ladies/ has]] [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1090285/page-306-home-is-where-the-weirdness-is/ had]] [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1090286/page-307-massive-shirt-failure/ several]].
* SleepCute - [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1519150/well-crap/ This]] filler page.

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* ShirtlessScene - ShirtlessScene: Trigger [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1080536/page-278-a-little-somethin-for-the-ladies/ has]] [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1090285/page-306-home-is-where-the-weirdness-is/ had]] [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1090286/page-307-massive-shirt-failure/ several]].
* SleepCute - SleepCute: [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1519150/well-crap/ This]] filler page.



* SpaceClothes - The main characters tend to look pretty normal (see NoNewFashionsInTheFuture) but background and secondary characters tend to be [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1027695/page-48-what-we-have-here-is-a-failure-to-communicate/ a]] [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1067787/page-158-three-semi-related-pieces/ bit]] [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1124574/page-325-one-costume-change-later/ more]] [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1185908/page-346-for-science/ fanciful]].
* SpaceIsNoisy - The Exposition actually [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1028454/page-90-dont-never-but-never-cut-off-the-capn makes tire-squealing noises]] when it stops abruptly.
* SpaceWhale - Mentioned by Ichabod in [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1090124/page-295-i-have-no-idea-where-claires-gun-went/ one page]]. Apparently, they can have "mommy issues."
* TechnoBabble - [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1030261/page-111-show-your-work all]] [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1071120/page-211-and-its-not-just-because-its-angry the]] [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1071137/page-213-get-on-with-it/ freaking]] [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1080531/page-274-and-the-technobabble-flowed-forth time]], though there's usually at least a little [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1080537/page-279-just-let-them-play-with-their-toys lampshading]] going on.
* {{Technopath}} - Alphonse

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* SpaceClothes - SpaceClothes: The main characters tend to look pretty normal (see NoNewFashionsInTheFuture) but background and secondary characters tend to be [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1027695/page-48-what-we-have-here-is-a-failure-to-communicate/ a]] [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1067787/page-158-three-semi-related-pieces/ bit]] [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1124574/page-325-one-costume-change-later/ more]] [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1185908/page-346-for-science/ fanciful]].
* SpaceIsNoisy - SpaceIsNoisy: The Exposition actually [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1028454/page-90-dont-never-but-never-cut-off-the-capn makes tire-squealing noises]] when it stops abruptly.
* SpaceWhale - SpaceWhale: Mentioned by Ichabod in [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1090124/page-295-i-have-no-idea-where-claires-gun-went/ one page]]. Apparently, they can have "mommy issues."
* TechnoBabble - TechnoBabble: [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1030261/page-111-show-your-work all]] [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1071120/page-211-and-its-not-just-because-its-angry the]] [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1071137/page-213-get-on-with-it/ freaking]] [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1080531/page-274-and-the-technobabble-flowed-forth time]], though there's usually at least a little [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1080537/page-279-just-let-them-play-with-their-toys lampshading]] going on.
* {{Technopath}} - {{Technopath}}: Alphonse



* {{Terraform}} - The explanation for all habitable planets (and Trigger's backstory, see below)
* TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt - Trigger was trained from birth [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1027072/page-5-dun-dun-duuuun/ to prevent this]] (not that [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1027076/page-9-when-exposition-attacks/ he actually needed to]])

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* {{Terraform}} - {{Terraform}}: The explanation for all habitable planets (and Trigger's backstory, see below)
* TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt - TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt: Trigger was trained from birth [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1027072/page-5-dun-dun-duuuun/ to prevent this]] (not that [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1027076/page-9-when-exposition-attacks/ he actually needed to]])



* ThrownOutTheAirlock - Cap'n Crosby is known to threaten people with this. [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1030263/page-113-and-this-is-why-you-dont-cross-the-capn/ And he'll do it, too]].
* {{Tsundere}} - Layla would seem to qualify.
* UndeadChild - Bridget and Alphonse (though, as far as the undead go, they're [[OurZombiesAreDifferent quite adorable]])
* UnsoundEffect - including but not limited to:

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* ThrownOutTheAirlock - ThrownOutTheAirlock: Cap'n Crosby is known to threaten people with this. [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1030263/page-113-and-this-is-why-you-dont-cross-the-capn/ And he'll do it, too]].
* {{Tsundere}} - {{Tsundere}}: Layla would seem to qualify.
* UndeadChild - UndeadChild: Bridget and Alphonse (though, as far as the undead go, they're [[OurZombiesAreDifferent quite adorable]])
* UnsoundEffect - UnsoundEffect: including but not limited to:



* VideoPhone - Present, and apparently capable of communicating across vast interstellar distances, but the technology doesn't seem to be as commonplace as other sci-fi settings. Only a few quarters on board The Exposition come equipped with their own private video phone, most passengers have to use [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1910378/page-618-yackity-yack/ the]] [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1912177/page-619-thats-only-the-business-suites/ public]] [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1914447/page-620-begone/ phones]]. Further evidence suggests that most homes or ships only have one.
* TheVoice - Tabitha's Mother has [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1803060/page-570-such-a-hassle/ become this]], after spending [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1090127/page-297-as-far-as-she-knows-we-just-came-home-early/ some]] [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1090325/happy-non-fatal-thanksgiving/ time]] as TheGhost.
* WallOfText - ''Way'' too many examples of this, especially on early pages.
* WhatTheHellHero - Layla [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1028453/page-89-one-more-twist-for-the-road gives this]] to Ichabod once she realizes [[spoiler: she could have been killed because he wouldn't own up to a simple mistake.]]

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* VideoPhone - VideoPhone: Present, and apparently capable of communicating across vast interstellar distances, but the technology doesn't seem to be as commonplace as other sci-fi settings. Only a few quarters on board The Exposition come equipped with their own private video phone, most passengers have to use [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1910378/page-618-yackity-yack/ the]] [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1912177/page-619-thats-only-the-business-suites/ public]] [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1914447/page-620-begone/ phones]]. Further evidence suggests that most homes or ships only have one.
* TheVoice - TheVoice: Tabitha's Mother has [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1803060/page-570-such-a-hassle/ become this]], after spending [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1090127/page-297-as-far-as-she-knows-we-just-came-home-early/ some]] [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1090325/happy-non-fatal-thanksgiving/ time]] as TheGhost.
* WallOfText - WallOfText: ''Way'' too many examples of this, especially on early pages.
* WhatTheHellHero - WhatTheHellHero: Layla [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1028453/page-89-one-more-twist-for-the-road gives this]] to Ichabod once she realizes [[spoiler: she could have been killed because he wouldn't own up to a simple mistake.]]
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* BareYourMidriff - Stilez does this unintentionally, after her [[LatexSpaceSuit jumpsuit]] is sent to the cleaners and replaced with clothes intended for [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/2241755/page-793-not-very-cute-sounding/ a much shorter person]].
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* RedEyesTakeWarning: Alphonse's normally white eyes glow red when he's using his Technopath powers.
* RagnarokProofing: Avatar is the result of making a ''person'' Ragnarok Proof, in case the world ends.

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* RedEyesTakeWarning: RedEyesTakeWarning - Alphonse's normally white eyes glow red when he's using his Technopath powers.
* RagnarokProofing: RagnarokProofing - Avatar is the result of making a ''person'' Ragnarok Proof, in case the world ends.ends.
* {{Retcon}} - Pattie's [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1027262/page-16-you-are-the-weakest-link-goodbye/ first appearance]] has been retconed [[http://img.pixady.com/2014/10/375888_pattie.jpg via voting incentive]] to make her character more sympathetic (It's important too, since it also alters Layla's entire reason for being in the comic)
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* LittleMissConArtist - Layla in her [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1563953/page-474-the-story-of-layla-continues/ earlier days]].
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* FutureSpandex - Stilez spends most of her time running around in a [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/2049438/page-693-explosive-cliffhanger/ very tight-fitting plugsuit]].
** Alphonse's [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1701261/page-523-new-costume-time/ interface gear]] and Layla's [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1719409/page-531-and-were-finally-off/ containment suit]] could qualify as well. Both are very form-fitting and futuristic, but they also have very... bulky extremities which disrupt the sleekness.



* GreenSkinnedAlienBabe - Neva, the buxom, silver-bikini-clad main character of numerous [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/2055083/christmas-extravaganza-page-9/ animated films]] and the occasional [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1855420/the-far-out-there-christmas-parade-page-13/ holiday parade]]. (Ironically, none of the "real" green-skinned people in the comic qualify as aliens... or babes, for that matter).

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* GreenSkinnedAlienBabe GreenSkinnedSpaceBabe - Neva, the buxom, silver-bikini-clad main character of numerous [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/2055083/christmas-extravaganza-page-9/ animated films]] and the occasional [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1855420/the-far-out-there-christmas-parade-page-13/ holiday parade]]. (Ironically, none of the "real" green-skinned people in the comic qualify as aliens... or babes, for that matter).
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* GreenSkinnedAlienBabe - Neva, the buxom, silver-bikini-clad main character of numerous [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/2055083/christmas-extravaganza-page-9/ animated films]] and the occasional [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1855420/the-far-out-there-christmas-parade-page-13/ holiday parade]]. (Ironically, none of the "real" green-skinned people in the comic qualify as aliens... or babes, for that matter).
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* VideoPhone - Present, and apparently capable of communicating across vast interstellar distances, but the technology doesn't seem to be as commonplace as other sci-fi settings. Only a few quarters on board The Exposition come equipped with their own private video phone, most passengers have to use [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1910378/page-618-yackity-yack/ the]] [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1912177/page-619-thats-only-the-business-suites/ public]] [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1914447/page-620-begone/ phones]]. Further evidence suggests that most homes or ships only have one.
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* PleasePutSomeClothesOn - Avatar has [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/1278436/page-375-cover-your-shame/ little patience]] for Trigger's numerous [[ShirtlessScene shirtless scenes]].
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* GirlGroup - Tabitha drafted several of the other female characters [[http://faroutthere.smackjeeves.com/comics/2060802/christmas-extravaganza-page-21/ into one]], despite one of these characters being unable to speak.
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* HugeSchoolgirl: Tabitha [[YourSizeMayVary while her height changes a bit]] it's usually accepted that she's half again as tall as Trigger and Layla, despite being only 1 year Layla's senior.

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* HugeSchoolgirl: Tabitha Tabitha. [[YourSizeMayVary while While her height changes a bit]] bit]], it's usually accepted that she's half again as tall as Trigger and Layla, despite being only 1 year Layla's senior.
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