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* OneHundredAndEight: minus [[spoiler:dies]] in the 108th strip.

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* OneHundredAndEight: minus [[spoiler:dies]] [[spoiler:minus dies]] in the 108th strip.
23rd May '16 3:44:35 PM Minus77
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A webcomic by Ryan Armand that ran for 130 episodes from February 2006 to July 2008. The original website is down. but it can still be found on [[https://web.archive.org/web/20150513012610/http://www.kiwisbybeat.com/minus1.html archive.org]].

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A webcomic by Ryan Armand that ran for 130 episodes from February 2006 to July 2008. The original website is down. but it can still be found on [[https://web.archive.org/web/20150513012610/http://www.kiwisbybeat.com/minus1.html archive.org]].
org]]. [[http://kiwisbybeat.byethost12.com/ Or]] [[http://www.kiwisbymirror.rf.gd/ These]] [[http://kiwisbybeat.16mb.com/ Mirrors]]




* AncientAstronauts: DoublySubverted: After hearing about the hypothesis, minus goes back in time to try to meet the aliens. She doesn't find any... but at the end of the strip it is revealed that yes, aliens were responsible for the human race. She just didn't go far enough back in time.
* AnnoyingArrows: [[http://www.kiwisbybeat.com/minus23.html #23]]. That has got to hurt...

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* AncientAstronauts: DoublySubverted: After hearing about the hypothesis, minus goes back in time to try to meet the aliens.
She doesn't find any... but at the end of the strip it is revealed that yes, aliens were responsible for the human race. She just didn't go far enough back in time.
* AnnoyingArrows: [[http://www.kiwisbybeat.com/minus23.[[http://kiwisbybeat.16mb.com/Kiwis/minus23.html #23]]. That has got to hurt...



** [[http://www.kiwisbybeat.com/minus91.html This comic]] demonstrates another rule: [[AttentionDeficitOohShiny Make it short and easy to pay attention to.]]
* BlackKnight: [[http://www.kiwisbybeat.com/minus74.html #74]]

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** [[http://www.kiwisbybeat.com/minus91.[[http://kiwisbybeat.16mb.com/Kiwis/minus91.html This comic]] demonstrates another rule: [[AttentionDeficitOohShiny Make it short and easy to pay attention to.]]
* BlackKnight: [[http://www.kiwisbybeat.com/minus74.[[http://kiwisbybeat.16mb.com/Kiwis/minus74.html #74]]



* BreadEggsBreadedEggs: [[http://www.kiwisbybeat.com/minus79.html #79]], where a carnival has great food, great rides, and even great food...... that you can ride!

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* BreadEggsBreadedEggs: [[http://www.kiwisbybeat.com/minus79.[[http://kiwisbybeat.16mb.com/Kiwis/minus79.html #79]], where a carnival has great food, great rides, and even great food...... that you can ride!



* CarnivoreConfusion : This [[http://www.kiwisbybeat.com/minus5.html strip]]

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* CarnivoreConfusion : This [[http://www.kiwisbybeat.com/minus5.[[http://kiwisbybeat.16mb.com/Kiwis/minus5.html strip]]



* ContinuityCreep: Strip [[http://www.kiwisbybeat.com/minus50.html #50]]. Apparently minus's actions have consequences after all...

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* ContinuityCreep: Strip [[http://www.kiwisbybeat.com/minus50.[[http://kiwisbybeat.16mb.com/Kiwis/minus50.html #50]]. Apparently minus's actions have consequences after all...



* DidYouJustPunchOutCthulhu: [[http://www.kiwisbybeat.com/minus106.html This guy]]. And he's a KarmaHoudini who's the only one shown to do something to minus and not suffer any consequences.

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* DidYouJustPunchOutCthulhu: [[http://www.kiwisbybeat.com/minus106.[[http://kiwisbybeat.16mb.com/Kiwis/minus106.html This guy]]. And he's a KarmaHoudini who's the only one shown to do something to minus and not suffer any consequences.



* EgomaniacHunter: [[http://www.kiwisbybeat.com/minus39.html Ends up boxing the lion he shot]].

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* EgomaniacHunter: [[http://www.kiwisbybeat.com/minus39.[[http://kiwisbybeat.16mb.com/Kiwis/minus39.html Ends up boxing the lion he shot]].



* EverythingsBetterWithDinosaurs: [[http://www.kiwisbybeat.com/minus46.html #46]].
* EverythingsBetterWithPrincesses: [[http://www.kiwisbybeat.com/minus73.html #73]]
* ExcitedShowTitle: Temporarily, when [[http://www.kiwisbybeat.com/minus107.html minus becomes...wackier?]] The [[TheRant rant]] for that comic is just a single exclamation point.

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* EverythingsBetterWithDinosaurs: [[http://www.kiwisbybeat.com/minus46.[[http://kiwisbybeat.16mb.com/Kiwis/minus46.html #46]].
* EverythingsBetterWithPrincesses: [[http://www.kiwisbybeat.com/minus73.[[http://kiwisbybeat.16mb.com/Kiwis/minus73.html #73]]
* ExcitedShowTitle: Temporarily, when [[http://www.kiwisbybeat.com/minus107.[[http://kiwisbybeat.16mb.com/Kiwis/minus107.html minus becomes...wackier?]] The [[TheRant rant]] for that comic is just a single exclamation point.



* GettingSmiliesPaintedOnYourSoul: [[http://www.kiwisbybeat.com/minus40.html To her credit, she isn't the originator of this]].

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* GettingSmiliesPaintedOnYourSoul: [[http://www.kiwisbybeat.com/minus40.[[http://kiwisbybeat.16mb.com/Kiwis/minus40.html To her credit, she isn't the originator of this]].



* GodSaveUsFromTheQueen: [[http://www.kiwisbybeat.com/minus73.html #73]]

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* GodSaveUsFromTheQueen: [[http://www.kiwisbybeat.com/minus73.[[http://kiwisbybeat.16mb.com/Kiwis/minus73.html #73]]



* IJustWantToBeNormal: Subverted in [[http://www.kiwisbybeat.com/minus13.html #13]].

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* IJustWantToBeNormal: Subverted in [[http://www.kiwisbybeat.com/minus13.[[http://kiwisbybeat.16mb.com/Kiwis/minus13.html #13]].



* JackassGenie: [[http://www.kiwisbybeat.com/minus60.html The end of this strip and most of the next]], although like everything else minus does it's JustForFun.

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* JackassGenie: [[http://www.kiwisbybeat.com/minus60.[[http://kiwisbybeat.16mb.com/Kiwis/minus60.html The end of this strip and most of the next]], although like everything else minus does it's JustForFun.



* KrakenAndLeviathan: [[http://www.kiwisbybeat.com/minus50.html Alien invasion? Zombie apocalypse? Famine?]] Summon a kraken!

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* KrakenAndLeviathan: [[http://www.kiwisbybeat.com/minus50.[[http://kiwisbybeat.16mb.com/Kiwis/minus50.html Alien invasion? Zombie apocalypse? Famine?]] Summon a kraken!



* LoveAtFirstSight: minus plays cupid in [[http://www.kiwisbybeat.com/minus23.html #23]].

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* LoveAtFirstSight: minus plays cupid in [[http://www.kiwisbybeat.com/minus23.[[http://kiwisbybeat.16mb.com/Kiwis/minus23.html #23]].



* PerspectiveMagic [[http://www.kiwisbybeat.com/minus95.html #95]]. Also [[http://www.kiwisbybeat.com/minus14.html #14]].
* PetTheDog: minus [[http://www.kiwisbybeat.com/minus61.html has her moments.]]

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* PerspectiveMagic [[http://www.kiwisbybeat.com/minus95.[[http://kiwisbybeat.16mb.com/Kiwis/minus95.html #95]]. Also [[http://www.kiwisbybeat.com/minus14.[[http://kiwisbybeat.16mb.com/Kiwis/minus14.html #14]].
* PetTheDog: minus [[http://www.kiwisbybeat.com/minus61.[[http://kiwisbybeat.16mb.com/Kiwis/minus61.html has her moments.]]



* ReedRichardsIsUseless: [[http://www.kiwisbybeat.com/minus91.html #91]].
* LaResistance: [[http://www.kiwisbybeat.com/minus74.html #75]]

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* ReedRichardsIsUseless: [[http://www.kiwisbybeat.com/minus91.[[http://kiwisbybeat.16mb.com/Kiwis/minus91.html #91]].
* LaResistance: [[http://www.kiwisbybeat.com/minus74.[[http://kiwisbybeat.16mb.com/Kiwis/minus74.html #75]]



* RewritingReality: [[http://www.kiwisbybeat.com/minus21.html here]] and anywhere else in the comic. Continuously.

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* RewritingReality: [[http://www.kiwisbybeat.com/minus21.[[http://kiwisbybeat.16mb.com/Kiwis/minus21.html here]] and anywhere else in the comic. Continuously.



** Various references to anime [[http://www.kiwisbybeat.com/minus13.html here]]. In order of lines, the immortal who wants to be human is from ''Manga/SoulHunter'', the second one sounds vaguely like a quote about immortality from ''GalaxyExpress999'', the one about the witch giving up her powers is ''Anime/OjamajoDoremi'', and the quote about everything coming easy sounds similar to a lament made in ''Anime/MagicUsersClub'' by Takeo's gay friend.

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** Various references to anime [[http://www.kiwisbybeat.com/minus13.[[http://kiwisbybeat.16mb.com/Kiwis/minus13.html here]]. In order of lines, the immortal who wants to be human is from ''Manga/SoulHunter'', the second one sounds vaguely like a quote about immortality from ''GalaxyExpress999'', the one about the witch giving up her powers is ''Anime/OjamajoDoremi'', and the quote about everything coming easy sounds similar to a lament made in ''Anime/MagicUsersClub'' by Takeo's gay friend.



* TheSlowPath: [[http://www.kiwisbybeat.com/minus25.html #25]] and [[http://www.kiwisbybeat.com/minus26.html #26]]. Slight subversion as [[spoiler: she wouldn't make it back at all; minus brings her back in her old age to say good bye.]]

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* TheSlowPath: [[http://www.kiwisbybeat.com/minus25.[[http://kiwisbybeat.16mb.com/Kiwis/minus25.html #25]] and [[http://www.kiwisbybeat.com/minus26.[[http://kiwisbybeat.16mb.com/Kiwis/minus26.html #26]]. Slight subversion as [[spoiler: she wouldn't make it back at all; minus brings her back in her old age to say good bye.]]



* TookALevelInBadass: [[http://www.kiwisbybeat.com/minus75.html The ponytail girl.]]
* UnstoppableMailman: The paper cutout man minus creates ''will'' deliver her the candy she asked him to get, [[http://www.kiwisbybeat.com/minus105.html no matter what]].

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* TookALevelInBadass: [[http://www.kiwisbybeat.com/minus75.[[http://kiwisbybeat.16mb.com/Kiwis/minus75.html The ponytail girl.]]
* UnstoppableMailman: The paper cutout man minus creates ''will'' deliver her the candy she asked him to get, [[http://www.kiwisbybeat.com/minus105.[[http://kiwisbybeat.16mb.com/Kiwis/minus105.html no matter what]].



** Although to be fair, had [[http://www.kiwisbybeat.com/minus106.html the chalk salesman]] not entered the picture, things wouldn't have snowballed to that degree.
* ViewerGenderConfusion: Even the [[http://www.kiwisbybeat.com/minus36.html in-universe characters]] have trouble pegging minus.

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** Although to be fair, had [[http://www.kiwisbybeat.com/minus106.[[http://kiwisbybeat.16mb.com/Kiwis/minus106.html the chalk salesman]] not entered the picture, things wouldn't have snowballed to that degree.
* ViewerGenderConfusion: Even the [[http://www.kiwisbybeat.com/minus36.[[http://kiwisbybeat.16mb.com/Kiwis/minus36.html in-universe characters]] have trouble pegging minus.



* WhoWantsToLiveForever: [[http://www.kiwisbybeat.com/minus123.html This strip]], though it's meant to make fun of TrueArtIsAngsty.

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* WhoWantsToLiveForever: [[http://www.kiwisbybeat.com/minus123.[[http://kiwisbybeat.16mb.com/Kiwis/minus123.html This strip]], though it's meant to make fun of TrueArtIsAngsty.



* WrongGenreSavvy: [[http://www.kiwisbybeat.com/minus91.html This couple]] appears to believe that minus is a [[RulesLawyer rules lawyering]] LiteralGenie, quite forgetting that she's really just a naive little girl with a rather short attention span.
* YouAndWhatArmy: ''[[http://www.kiwisbybeat.com/minus98.html This]]'' army.

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* WrongGenreSavvy: [[http://www.kiwisbybeat.com/minus91.[[http://kiwisbybeat.16mb.com/Kiwis/minus91.html This couple]] appears to believe that minus is a [[RulesLawyer rules lawyering]] LiteralGenie, quite forgetting that she's really just a naive little girl with a rather short attention span.
* YouAndWhatArmy: ''[[http://www.kiwisbybeat.com/minus98.''[[http://kiwisbybeat.16mb.com/Kiwis/minus98.html This]]'' army.



* YouNeverAsked: Referenced [[http://www.kiwisbybeat.com/minus120.html here]].
* ZombieApocalypse: [[http://www.kiwisbybeat.com/minus109.html Here]] and [[http://www.kiwisbybeat.com/minus110.html here]]. It's more of a childish prank than a full-blown apocalypse, though.

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* YouNeverAsked: Referenced [[http://www.kiwisbybeat.com/minus120.[[http://kiwisbybeat.16mb.com/Kiwis/minus120.html here]].
* ZombieApocalypse: [[http://www.kiwisbybeat.com/minus109.[[http://kiwisbybeat.16mb.com/Kiwis/minus109.html Here]] and [[http://www.kiwisbybeat.com/minus110.[[http://kiwisbybeat.16mb.com/Kiwis/minus110.html here]]. It's more of a childish prank than a full-blown apocalypse, though.
25th Mar '16 7:06:06 PM rjd1922
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%comment% The word below is intentionally "grownups". Don't change it!
%comment% The joke is that minus is a comic that adults will find a bit disturbing but children will not.
%comment% Hence, this recognizable stock warning has been inverted!

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%comment% %% The word below is intentionally "grownups". Don't change it!
%comment% %% The joke is that minus is a comic that adults will find a bit disturbing but children will not.
%comment% %% Hence, this recognizable stock warning has been inverted!



Compare and contrast with "ItsAGoodLife".

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Compare and contrast with "ItsAGoodLife".
"Literature/ItsAGoodLife".
21st Mar '16 6:55:54 PM Callid
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A webcomic by Ryan Armand that ran for 130 episodes from February 2006 to July 2008. It is archived [[http://www.kiwisbybeat.com/minus.html here]], with extra strips for afterward [[http://www.kiwisbybeat.com/minuse1.html here]], and [[http://www.kiwisbybeat.com/mnus1.html here]]. There is also [[http://www.kiwisbybeat.com/store.html#minus a print version]] with some extra strips. A larger version of the comic is [[http://www.kiwisbybeat.com/minusb1.html here]].

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A webcomic by Ryan Armand that ran for 130 episodes from February 2006 to July 2008. It The original website is archived [[http://www.down. but it can still be found on [[https://web.archive.org/web/20150513012610/http://www.kiwisbybeat.com/minus.com/minus1.html here]], with extra strips for afterward [[http://www.kiwisbybeat.com/minuse1.html here]], and [[http://www.kiwisbybeat.com/mnus1.html here]]. There is also [[http://www.kiwisbybeat.com/store.html#minus a print version]] with some extra strips. A larger version of the comic is [[http://www.kiwisbybeat.com/minusb1.html here]].
archive.org]].
13th Jun '15 7:49:05 AM StFan
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!!''minus'' contains examples of:

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!!''minus'' contains examples of:
!!Tropes:



* ShoutOut: Various references to anime [[http://www.kiwisbybeat.com/minus13.html here]]. In order of lines, the immortal who wants to be human is from ''Manga/SoulHunter'', the second one sounds vaguely like a quote about immortality from ''GalaxyExpress999'', the one about the witch giving up her powers is ''Anime/OjamajoDoremi'', and the quote about everything coming easy sounds similar to a lament made in ''MagicUsersClub'' by Takeo's gay friend.
** The dishman who was out dojo-hunting obviously battled a practitioner of [[BattleAngelAlita Panzerkunst]].

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* ShoutOut: ShoutOut:
**
Various references to anime [[http://www.kiwisbybeat.com/minus13.html here]]. In order of lines, the immortal who wants to be human is from ''Manga/SoulHunter'', the second one sounds vaguely like a quote about immortality from ''GalaxyExpress999'', the one about the witch giving up her powers is ''Anime/OjamajoDoremi'', and the quote about everything coming easy sounds similar to a lament made in ''MagicUsersClub'' ''Anime/MagicUsersClub'' by Takeo's gay friend.
** The dishman who was out dojo-hunting obviously battled a practitioner of [[BattleAngelAlita [[Manga/BattleAngelAlita Panzerkunst]].
25th Apr '15 9:56:58 AM Discar
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* ShoutOut: Various references to anime [[http://www.kiwisbybeat.com/minus13.html here]]. In order of lines, the immortal who wants to be human is from ''SoulHunter'', the second one sounds vaguely like a quote about immortality from ''GalaxyExpress999'', the one about the witch giving up her powers is ''Anime/OjamajoDoremi'', and the quote about everything coming easy sounds similar to a lament made in ''MagicUsersClub'' by Takeo's gay friend.

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* ShoutOut: Various references to anime [[http://www.kiwisbybeat.com/minus13.html here]]. In order of lines, the immortal who wants to be human is from ''SoulHunter'', ''Manga/SoulHunter'', the second one sounds vaguely like a quote about immortality from ''GalaxyExpress999'', the one about the witch giving up her powers is ''Anime/OjamajoDoremi'', and the quote about everything coming easy sounds similar to a lament made in ''MagicUsersClub'' by Takeo's gay friend.
26th Jan '15 11:31:05 PM BinaryStep
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* WhoWantsToLiveForever: [[http://www.kiwisbybeat.com/minus123.html This strip]].
** More like making fun of TrueArtIsAngsty.

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* WhoWantsToLiveForever: [[http://www.kiwisbybeat.com/minus123.html This strip]].
** More like making
strip]], though it's meant to make fun of TrueArtIsAngsty.
26th Jan '15 11:28:19 PM BinaryStep
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* MoralityPet: the green-haired girl with the pigtails. Better things and happy endings happen to minus's newly-sentient lifeforms when she's around.
* NamesTheSame: That the eponymous character shares her name with the term for someone whose powers make them antisocial in ''Manga/MedakaBox'' has not gone unnoticed by some readers.

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* MoralityPet: the green-haired girl with the pigtails. Better things and happy endings happen to minus's newly-sentient lifeforms when she's around. \n* NamesTheSame: That the eponymous character shares her name with the term for someone whose powers make them antisocial in ''Manga/MedakaBox'' has not gone unnoticed by some readers.



* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Strip [[http://www.kiwisbybeat.com/minus10.html #10]] was the first one actually drawn, and at the time the creator had not yet decided whether minus would actually be all-powerful or just a shape-shifter. If he had chosen differently, the comic would have turned out very different.
1st Jan '15 12:56:32 AM nitpickeryandsuch
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** [[spoiler:It's implied that these are future generations of dead people (so I guess ghosts can have kids and grow up). They never had legs.]]

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** [[spoiler:It's implied that these are future generations of dead people (so I guess ghosts can have kids and grow up).people. They never had legs.]]
12th Dec '14 9:07:05 PM EverybodyHatesBilly
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Added DiffLines:

** Although to be fair, had [[http://www.kiwisbybeat.com/minus106.html the chalk salesman]] not entered the picture, things wouldn't have snowballed to that degree.
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