History Webcomic / TruLifeAdventures

25th Jul '17 5:01:22 AM Piterpicher
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** Invoked by Jack upon seeing JennyEverywhere's home. [[spoiler:It's not, they just crawled into a cardboard box she was using as a focus for her teleporter beam.]]

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** Invoked by Jack upon seeing JennyEverywhere's WebOriginal/JennyEverywhere's home. [[spoiler:It's not, they just crawled into a cardboard box she was using as a focus for her teleporter beam.]]
18th Jun '17 12:49:17 AM rotheryAM
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* BiggerOnTheInside: Toymania itself, [[spoiler:as long as one counts the exit nook as interior space but not exterior]].
** Invoked by Jack upon seeing JennyEverywhere's home. [[spoiler:It's not, they just crawled into a cardboard box she was using as a focus for her teleporter beam.]]



* CommunityThreateningConstruction: The lower-middle-class Abrams was slated to be redeveloped as low-income apartment complexes.



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* OfficeRomance: Bob and Darby. Averted with Neal and Ellen, who would certainly like to were it not for their job's rather specific rules.
18th Jun '17 12:20:16 AM rotheryAM
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* BlackAndNerdy: Hatch is a freelance artist with a webcomic who hosts a regular bad movie night.



* CrossOver: Two, to be precise. One with TaoOfGeek, and another, much earlier, with ABetterLifeThanThis
* EverythingsBetterWithBob

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* CrossOver: Two, to be precise. One with TaoOfGeek, The Tao Of Geek, and another, much earlier, with ABetterLifeThanThis
* EverythingsBetterWithBob
A Better Life Than This


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* NiceToTheWaiter: Even when the waiter doesn't deserve it. Also, Darby once left a date early when the guy she was out with wasn't.


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* SoulSuckingRetailJob: Pretty much limited to Edith, although certain other characters may have their moments.


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* UnsatisfiableCustomer: Many of them.
* WeirdnessCensor: The CARD Unit has this as one of its features.
18th Jun '12 9:08:02 PM nombretomado
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* FictionalCounterpart: Star*Squad takes the place of most StarTrek or StarWars references.

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* FictionalCounterpart: Star*Squad takes the place of most StarTrek ''Franchise/StarTrek'' or StarWars references.
29th Mar '12 2:00:35 PM movie007
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'''''TRU-Life Adventures''''' is a long-running webcomic set primarily at a toy store. The characters regularly deal with all the hazards that come from working retail: bad customers, worse management, an epic time-travel war that threatens to destroy reality. So yeah, things can get a little strange.

Oh, and you can find it [[http://www.tru-lifeadventures.com here]].
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!!'''Tropes featured''':

* ArtEvolution
* TheAtoner: [[spoiler: Jack]]
* CloudCuckooLander:Jack
* CrossOver: Two, to be precise. One with TaoOfGeek, and another, much earlier, with ABetterLifeThanThis
* EverythingsBetterWithBob
* FictionalCounterpart: Star*Squad takes the place of most StarTrek or StarWars references.
** Ditto Hyperforce and the SuperHero universe of your choice.
** Toymania=Toys R Us.
* FirstGirlWins: Averted. Darby is the third female to appear in the strip, after Stephanie and Kendall.
* FunWithAcronyms:The good guy time travelers are the Time Line Authority. The bad guy time travelers are the Chronal Hierarchy: Advanced Operations Syndicate.
** CARD unit--Controlled Applications of Reality Distortion
* LeaningOnTheFourthWall: Jack spends a week claiming to see the audience. [[spoiler: He never actually looks directly as us, however.]]
* MacGuffin: the Bleak Diamond.
* MetaOrigin: Anyone exposed to the timestream gets superpowers.
* OnlySaneMan: Everyone gets moments like this, with Bert, Stephanie, and Kendall having the most legitimate claims.
* ScheduleSlip:The cartoonist used to have trouble maintaining a Monday-Wednesday-Friday schedule. Then he signed on for the [[http://www.crowncommission.com/dailygrind/ Daily Grind Iron Man Challenge]], and hasn't missed a Monday-thru-Friday update since 2005.
* ShoutOut: Several webcomic characters have popped up as customers. Others have appeared as toys.
* TakeThat: Derek, the FriendlyNeighborhoodVampire, doesn't think much of Twilight.
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