History Webcomic / TerrorIsland

7th Apr '18 8:47:08 AM ading
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* WhatKindOfLamePowerIsHeartAnyway: The Obvious Dentist. His power is that people know that he's a dentist. He's ''not'' a dentist, but people still know he is. We later find out he actually also has the ability to teleport, but that's presumably not considered a power in his home universe.

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* WhatKindOfLamePowerIsHeartAnyway: The Obvious Dentist. His power is that people know that he's a dentist. He's ''not'' a dentist, but people still know he is. We later find out he actually also has the ability to teleport, but that's presumably not considered a power in his home universe.universe, or it might just be sleight-of-hand.



* ZanyScheme: obviously.

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* ZanyScheme: obviously.
Obviously.
25th Nov '17 6:10:24 PM ading
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* NoAnimalsWereHarmed: Parodied in Lewis's notes for [[http://www.terrorisland.net/strips/002.html Strip #2]], by using it as a form of CaptainObvious in a strip that featured no animals in the first place:
-->''No animals were harmed in the making of this strip. Unless Ben or I ate while we were making it. And, then the animals weren't harmed in the making of the strip so much as before the making of the strip.''
9th Nov '17 6:51:54 PM ading
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* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: The first strip showed Sid having a flashback to five years ago, and imagining himself and Stephen speaking in YeOldeButcheredeEnglishe. This is clearly shown as a sign of Sid being a CloudCuckooLander, and Stephen is confused by it. Later strips establish that this kind of altered memory is normal in the Terror Island-verse, and that it in fact takes some kind of supernatural force to cause people to remember things in any other way.
4th Sep '17 5:00:02 PM ading
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* AntiClimax: Gunpowder Jackson and Zantrok meet again after several arcs of build-up in Strip #278. [[spoiler:Zantrok apologizes for embarrassing Gunpowder earlier and both decide to let it go and move on with their lives.]]

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* AntiClimax: Gunpowder Jackson and Zantrok meet again after several arcs of build-up in Strip #278. [[spoiler:Zantrok apologizes for embarrassing Gunpowder earlier and earlier. They both decide to let it go and move on with their lives.]]
30th Aug '17 4:57:49 AM ading
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* BlueAndOrangeMorality: Sid and Stephen's morality is a strange example of this, in that the blueness and ornateness comes pretty much exclusively from one notion: buying groceries is the ultimate evil. Pretty much anything short of murder can be justified in their minds if it means that someone else will buy groceries for them, from demon-summoning to declaring yourself Czar and arresting random people.

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* BlueAndOrangeMorality: Sid and Stephen's morality is a strange example of this, in that the blueness and ornateness comes pretty much exclusively from one notion: buying groceries is the ultimate evil. Pretty much anything Anything short of murder can be justified in their minds if it means that someone else will buy groceries for them, from demon-summoning to declaring yourself Czar and arresting random people.
19th Jun '17 5:26:24 PM ading
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* FailureIsTheOnlyOption: though the writers didn't expect to be able to carry the grocery plot on for so long.

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** Ned Q. Sorcerer uses this to win the skateboarding competition a few strips later. The rules say that anyone who jumps across or uses a vehicle of any kind is disqualified for not using a skateboard, but there's nothing in them saying that anyone who ''teleports'' across is disqualified for not using a skateboard.
* FailureIsTheOnlyOption: though Although the writers didn't expect to be able to carry the grocery plot on for so long.
19th Jun '17 5:15:48 PM ading
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* HonorBeforeReason: [[http://www.terrorisland.net/strips/248.html Blueteen is willing to incarcerate himself for a victimless crime to uphold the rule of law.]]
19th Jun '17 4:54:24 PM ading
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* ActorAllusion: [[http://www.terrorisland.net/strips/214.html For a given value of "actor"]]:
-->'''Stephen:''' Woah, what was that?\\
'''Unnamed:''' Sounded like some metal object falling.\\
'''Sid''': Oh, that was me.\\
'''Stephen''': You don't go "clunk".\\
'''Sid''': [[TabletopGame/{{Clue}} It was me, in the dining room, with the candlestick.]]
19th Jun '17 4:54:12 PM ading
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* [[AdventurerArchaeologist Adventurer Vexillographer]]

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* [[AdventurerArchaeologist Adventurer Vexillographer]]ActorAllusion: [[http://www.terrorisland.net/strips/214.html For a given value of "actor"]]:
-->'''Stephen:''' Woah, what was that?\\
'''Unnamed:''' Sounded like some metal object falling.\\
'''Sid''': Oh, that was me.\\
'''Stephen''': You don't go "clunk".\\
'''Sid''': [[TabletopGame/{{Clue}} It was me, in the dining room, with the candlestick.]]
16th Jun '17 3:55:19 PM ading
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* BeyondTheImpossible: Sid somehow managed to get elected Czar of Geography City, which is both an unelected position and one he made up.
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