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29th Oct '17 9:04:27 AM Josef5678
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* ThirtySuePileup: A work with lots of Mary Sue and/or Marty Stu characters. YMMV because Mary Sue/Marty Stu are subjective.



* EvilIsSexy: Being sexually attracted to a villain. YMMV because, even if the viewer doesn't have an IncompatibleOrienation with the villain, there's a chance they will not be attracted to them.

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* EvilIsSexy: Being sexually attracted to a villain. YMMV because, even if the viewer doesn't have an IncompatibleOrienation IncompatibleOrientation with the villain, there's a chance they will not be attracted to them.



* FauxSymbolism: Imagery that looks symbolic but isn't. While this is not as subjective as other YMMVs, it's still YMMV because sometimes it may be subjective whether or not something looks symbolic.

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* FauxSymbolism: Imagery that looks symbolic but isn't. While this is not as subjective as other YMMVs, [=YMMVs=], it's still YMMV because sometimes it may be subjective whether or not something looks symbolic.



* MostAnnoyingSound: A noise that is annoying. YMMV as it won't annoy anyone.

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* MostAnnoyingSound: A noise that is annoying. YMMV as it won't annoy anyone.everyone.



* StuckInTheirShadow: One character or writer gets more attention than the first. YMMV because it has to do with popularity, which, while not as subjective as other YMMVs, is still pretty hard to define.

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* StuckInTheirShadow: One character or writer gets more attention than the first. YMMV because it has to do with popularity, which, while not as subjective as other YMMVs, [=YMMVs=], is still pretty hard to define.



* ThirtySuePileup: A work with lots of Mary Sue and/or Marty Stu characters. YMMV because Mary Sue/Marty Stu are subjective.
27th Oct '17 11:40:23 AM Unicorndance
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* StoicWoobie

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* StoicWoobieStoicWoobie: Someone is pitied for being TheStoic and suffering. YMMV because not everyone will pity them.



* StuckInTheirShadow
* SuperCouple
* SuperfluousSolo
* SurpriseDifficulty
* SuspiciouslySimilarSong
* TakeThatScrappy

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* StuckInTheirShadow
StuckInTheirShadow: One character or writer gets more attention than the first. YMMV because it has to do with popularity, which, while not as subjective as other YMMVs, is still pretty hard to define.
* SuperCouple
SuperCouple: Pairings that everybody is really interested in. YMMV because there will be some who are not interested.
* SuperfluousSolo
SuperfluousSolo: A character has only one solo scene, that's unimportant. YMMV because "unimportant" is hard to define.
* SurpriseDifficulty
SurpriseDifficulty: A video game that the players were not expecting to be hard. YMMV because some players will not be surprised.
* SuspiciouslySimilarSong
SuspiciouslySimilarSong: A song which is very similar to another. YMMV because it's a bit subjective where "very similar" starts.
* TakeThatScrappyTakeThatScrappy: A character is mean to an unpopular character. YMMV because some people will like the character being mean to.



* TestosteroneBrigade
* ThatOneAchievement
* ThatOneAttack
* ThatOneBoss
* ThatOneDisadvantage
* ThatOneLevel
* ThatOnePuzzle
* ThatOneRule
* ThatOneSidequest
* ThemePairing
* TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodCharacter
* TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodLineArt
* ThirtySuePileup
* TierInducedScrappy
* TooCoolToLive
* TookTheBadFilmSeriously
* ToyShip
* TrailerJokeDecay
* TrappedByMountainLions

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* TestosteroneBrigade
TestosteroneBrigade: A group of male fans of a work. YMMV because it is out of universe.
* ThatOneAchievement
ThatOneAchievement: When a player is one achievement away from completely winning the game. This is YMMV because not all players will have difficulty with any given achievement.
* ThatOneAttack
ThatOneAttack: One attack in the game is more dangerous than the rest. YMMV because "more dangerous", while not as subjective than other subjective things, is still hard to define.
* ThatOneBoss
ThatOneBoss: An extremely hard-to-fight boss in a video game. YMMV because not everybody will find that boss the hardest.
* ThatOneDisadvantage
ThatOneDisadvantage: A disadvantage in a game that will easily kill you. YMMV because not everyone will have difficulties with it.
* ThatOneLevel
ThatOneLevel: The most frustrating level in a game. YMMV because not all players will find it frustrating.
* ThatOnePuzzle
ThatOnePuzzle: The hardest puzzle in a bunch of them. YMMV because not all players will find that puzzle to be the hardest.
* ThatOneRule
ThatOneRule: All rules in a game are easy to understand, except one. YMMV because one player might understand it perfectly.
* ThatOneSidequest
ThatOneSidequest: A really hard, optional part of a game. YMMV because not everyone will find it hard.
* ThemePairing
ThemePairing: Shipping due to the people being shipped together having something in common. YMMV because it's out-of-universe.
* TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodCharacter
TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodCharacter: A character that they could've had a good plot with but didn't. YMMV because "good plot" is subjective.
* TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodLineArt
TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodLineArt: Artists who can draw but can't colour. YMMV because bad colouring is pretty subjective.
* ThirtySuePileup
ThirtySuePileup: A work with lots of Mary Sue and/or Marty Stu characters. YMMV because Mary Sue/Marty Stu are subjective.
* TierInducedScrappy
TierInducedScrappy: An unpopular video game character who's unpopular because either they're too good or too bad. YMMV because popularity and the terms "good" and "bad" are subjective.
* TooCoolToLive
TooCoolToLive: A cool character dies. YMMV because "cool" is subjective.
* TookTheBadFilmSeriously
TookTheBadFilmSeriously: The actors act seriously in a bad movie. YMMV because "bad" is a matter of opinion.
* ToyShip
ToyShip: Shipping kids. YMMV because shipping is out-of-universe.
* TrailerJokeDecay
TrailerJokeDecay: A joke becomes boring because it gets repeated in the trailer. YMMV because some people might not get bored of it or had never found it funny.
* TrappedByMountainLionsTrappedByMountainLions: A subplot that's completely disconnected to the main plot. YMMV because it is hard to define where "completely disconnected" starts.



* UglyCute
* UnacceptableTargets
* UnderusedGameMechanic
* UnfortunateImplications
* UnnecessaryMakeover
* UnwinnableByInsanity
* TheUntwist
* ValuesDissonance
* ValuesResonance
* SugarWiki/VisualEffectsOfAwesome
* {{Wangst}}
* WarShip
* WhatDoYouMeanItsForKids
* WhatDoYouMeanItsNotForKids
* WhatDoYouMeanItsNotForLittleGirls
* WhatDoYouMeanItWasntMadeOnDrugs
* WhatMeasureIsANonBadass
* WheelchairWoobie
* WhyWouldAnyoneTakeHimBack
* WinBackTheCrowd
* WinTheCrowd
* TheWoobie
* WoobieFamily
* WoobieSpecies
* WriterCopOut
* WTHCastingAgency
* WTHCostumingDepartment

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* UglyCute
UglyCute: Someone or something that's both ugly and cute. YMMV because ugliness and cuteness are both subjective.
* UnacceptableTargets
UnacceptableTargets: A group who should not be mocked. YMMV because some people think that all groups are unacceptable targets, or that you can mock anyone, or you can mock these people but not others.
* UnderusedGameMechanic
UnderusedGameMechanic: A game mechanic that doesn't show up much and should show up more. YMMV because not everyone will agree on the "should show up more" part.
* UnfortunateImplications
UnfortunateImplications: Something that could be offensive that's done accidentally. YMMV because not everything offends everyone.
* UnnecessaryMakeover
UnnecessaryMakeover: Someone gets a makeover that the audience doesn't like. YMMV because some members of the audience will like it.
* UnwinnableByInsanity
UnwinnableByInsanity: The ability to render the game unwinnable by doing something dumb or crazy. YMMV because "dumb" and "crazy" are hard to define, it is out-of-universe, and not all players do it.
* TheUntwist
TheUntwist: Where you expect a SubvertedTrope but don't get one. YMMV because, to paraphrase the page, "all plot movements could be untwists to a paranoid viewer".
* ValuesDissonance
ValuesDissonance: A work is controversial because attitudes have changed. YMMV because not everyone will be offended.
* ValuesResonance
ValuesResonance: AnAesop gets better over time. YMMV because "better" is subjective.
* SugarWiki/VisualEffectsOfAwesome
SugarWiki/VisualEffectsOfAwesome: Really cool visual effects. YMMV because "cool" is subjective.
* {{Wangst}}
{{Wangst}}: Over-the-top sadness. YMMV because "over-the-top" is hard to pinpoint.
* WarShip
WarShip: Shipping two characters who are at war with each other. YMMV because Shipping takes place out-of-universe.
* WhatDoYouMeanItsForKids
WhatDoYouMeanItsForKids: A kids' work has things that are a bit dark or inappropriate for a kids' work. YMMV because not everyone will think they're too dark/inappropriate.
* WhatDoYouMeanItsNotForKids
WhatDoYouMeanItsNotForKids: A work that is not suitable for children but is mistaken for being suitable. YMMV because not everyone will think they're for kids, and with works like these, it's often subjective on whether they're suitable for children or not.
* WhatDoYouMeanItsNotForLittleGirls
WhatDoYouMeanItsNotForLittleGirls: A show that looks [[TastesLikeDiabetes overly soppy]] but either isn't really all that soppy or isn't suitable for kids. YMMV because not everyone would have found it soppy.
* WhatDoYouMeanItWasntMadeOnDrugs
WhatDoYouMeanItWasntMadeOnDrugs: A work or part of a work that's so surreal, people think the artist was high. YMMV because not everyone will think they're high.
* WhatMeasureIsANonBadass
WhatMeasureIsANonBadass: Disliking a character for not being cool. YMMV because dislike and coolness are both subjective.
* WheelchairWoobie
WheelchairWoobie: A disabled {{Woobie}}. YMMV because all Woobies are subjective, due to pity not being universal.
* WhyWouldAnyoneTakeHimBack
WhyWouldAnyoneTakeHimBack: A couple breaks up, one partner acts mean and the audience thinks that the other partner shouldn't take the mean one back. YMMV because it is an audience reaction.
* WinBackTheCrowd
WinBackTheCrowd: A popular work loses its popularity, but the writers do something to get the fandom back. YMMV because it involves popularity.
* WinTheCrowd
WinTheCrowd: The first few minutes of the work are cool. YMMV because 'cool' is subjective.
* TheWoobie
TheWoobie: A character who is felt sorry for. YMMV because nobody has ''everyone'' feeling sorry for them.
* WoobieFamily
WoobieFamily: A family that people feel sorry for. YMMV because not everyone will feel sorry for them.
* WoobieSpecies
WoobieSpecies: A whole species that people feel sorry for. YMMV because not everybody will.
* WriterCopOut
WriterCopOut: An unsatisfying ending. YMMV because "unsatisfying" is subjective.
* WTHCastingAgency
WTHCastingAgency: An actor is cast as a character you think is out-of-place. YMMV because not everyone will agree that it's out-of-place.
* WTHCostumingDepartmentWTHCostumingDepartment: A character wearing a ridiculous costume. YMMV because not everybody will think the costume's ridiculous.
26th Oct '17 11:56:11 PM Unicorndance
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* PopularityPolynomial
* PortingDisaster

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* PopularityPolynomial
PopularityPolynomial: Something becomes popular, then unpopular, then popular again. YMMV because "popular" is subjective.
* PortingDisasterPortingDisaster: A game ports from one platform to the next in a bad way. YMMV because "bad" is subjective.



* PropagandaPiece
* ProtagonistTitleFallacy
* ProtectionFromEditors
* RelationshipWritingFumble
* ReplacementScrappy

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* PropagandaPiece
PropagandaPiece: A work made to persuade people. %% Shouldn't this be Trivia?
* ProtagonistTitleFallacy
ProtagonistTitleFallacy: The belief that if a character has their name on the title, they are the protagonist. YMMV because it's out-of-universe and not everyone believes this.
* ProtectionFromEditors
ProtectionFromEditors: Bad writing that stems from the writer not taking any criticism at all. YMMV because "bad writing" is almost always subjective.
* RelationshipWritingFumble
RelationshipWritingFumble: The audience thinks two characters are a couple, they're not. YMMV because not everyone will think they're a couple and it's out-of-universe.
* ReplacementScrappyReplacementScrappy: A character is killed off or PutOnABus and replaced with another one, who gets [[TheScrappy hated]]. YMMV because not everybody will hate the replacement.



* RomanticPlotTumor
* SampledUp
* ScrappyMechanic
* ScrappyWeapon
* SecondSeasonDownfall
* SecondVerseCurse

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* RomanticPlotTumor
RomanticPlotTumor: Romance gets in the way of the plot. YMMV because people cannot quite agree on where "getting in the way of the plot" starts.
* SampledUp
SampledUp: A song gets sampled in another one, which becomes more famous than the first. YMMV because how famous a song is is a bit subjective.
* ScrappyMechanic
ScrappyMechanic: A video game that has a mechanic in it that people find annoying. YMMV because it doesn't annoy everyone.
* ScrappyWeapon
ScrappyWeapon: An annoying video game weapon. YMMV because annoyance is subjective.
* SecondSeasonDownfall
SecondSeasonDownfall: A show with two seasons JumpsTheShark on the second. YMMV because declines in quality are subjective.
* SecondVerseCurseSecondVerseCurse: A song that has a very famous first verse and people can't recognise the rest. YMMV as some people will know the whole song.



* {{Sequelphobic}}
* SerialNumbersFiledOff
* ShallowParody
* ShipMates
* ShippingGoggles
* TheShipsMotor
* ShipsThatPassInTheNight
* ShipToShipCombat
* JustForFun/TheShipYard
* ShockingElimination
* ShockingSwerve
* SignatureScene
* SignatureSong
* SisterShip
* SugarWiki/SoCoolItsAwesome
* SongAssociation
* SoOkayItsAverage
* {{Starboarding}}
* StockFootageFailure

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* {{Sequelphobic}}
{{Sequelphobic}}: Someone dislikes a sequel just because it is one. YMMV as not everybody hates sequels.
* SerialNumbersFiledOff
SerialNumbersFiledOff: An attempt to FollowTheLeader looks just like the "leader" but with different aesthetics. YMMV because it's a bit fuzzy where to draw the line between this and just plain similar.
* ShallowParody
ShallowParody: TheParody is only superficial to what's being parodied. YMMV because nobody really knows for sure where "superficial" starts.
* ShipMates
ShipMates: Being on friendly terms with people who ship two characters who you don't ship. YMMV because shipping is out-of-universe, not everyone has Ship Mates, and not everyone ships.
* ShippingGoggles
ShippingGoggles: Viewing something non-romantic and non-sexual as romantic/sexual subtext. YMMV because a) it's out-of-universe, b) not everyone does it and c) not everyone can agree on where the line is drawn.
* TheShipsMotor
TheShipsMotor: A piece of canon which causes the audience to start shipping. YMMV because shipping is out-of-universe and not everyone will ship because of that bit of canon.
* ShipsThatPassInTheNight
ShipsThatPassInTheNight: Shipping two people who've never met. YMMV because shipping is out-of-universe.
* ShipToShipCombat
ShipToShipCombat: Two people argue about whether Alice should be shipped Bob or with Carol. YMMV because it's out-of-universe and because not every shipper argues.
* JustForFun/TheShipYard
JustForFun/TheShipYard: Non-tropes with punny ship-related names. It's more of a joke than anything.
* ShockingElimination
ShockingElimination: Someone gets eliminated from a competition and it comes as a shock. YMMV because it's an audience reaction.
* ShockingSwerve
ShockingSwerve: A plot twist that happens with no warning. YMMV because "warning" is undefined.
* SignatureScene
SignatureScene: The work's most famous scene. YMMV because "most famous" is hard to define.
* SignatureSong
SignatureSong: An artist's most famous song. YMMV because, again, "most famous" is hard to define.
* SisterShip
SisterShip: If two people are dating and two of their friends whose orientations mean they could hook up are single, then either the friends will get together or the couple will break up. Is a trope if used in a work, but is a YMMV if shipping is involved, because only the audience can ship.
* SugarWiki/SoCoolItsAwesome
SugarWiki/SoCoolItsAwesome: A really good work. YMMV because "really good" is subjective.
* SongAssociation
SongAssociation: A work repeats a song several times and the work gets associated with the song. YMMV because it is out-of-universe and not universal.
* SoOkayItsAverage
SoOkayItsAverage: Average works. YMMV because every work has people who like and dislike it.
* {{Starboarding}}
{{Starboarding}}: A form of {{Shipping}} where someone thinks that one person is in love with another, who doesn't return the affection. YMMV due to being out-of-universe.
* StockFootageFailureStockFootageFailure: When using StockFootage results in plot holes. %% Shouldn't this be Trivia?



* StrangledByTheRedString

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* StrangledByTheRedStringStrangledByTheRedString: Two people fall in love with no chemistry. Used to be a trope, but because people had conflicts on where to set the definition, it became a YMMV.



* TearJerker

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* TearJerkerTearJerker: Sad moments. YMMV because what makes one person sad might not make another sad. Examples go on the work's Tearjerker page.
26th Oct '17 8:24:55 PM Unicorndance
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* GottaShipEmAll
* GoodBadBugs
* GrowingTheBeard: A moment when a work gets better. YMMV as "better" is subjective.
* HamAndCheese
* SugarWiki/HeartwarmingMoments
* HollywoodHomely: Someone is called ugly but isn't.

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* GottaShipEmAll
GottaShipEmAll: This means that everyone in the series is shipped with each other. YMMV because shipping is out-of-universe.
* GoodBadBugs
GoodBadBugs: Game glitches that do something negative but are fun. YMMV because not everyone will like them.
* GrowingTheBeard: A moment when a work gets better. [[note]] The TropeNamer is people liking ''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration'' better after Riker grew his beard. [[/note]] YMMV as "better" is subjective.
* HamAndCheese
HamAndCheese: When a moment of someone being dramatic (i.e. a LargeHam) is seen as "cheesy". YMMV because not everyone will think it's cheesy.
* SugarWiki/HeartwarmingMoments
SugarWiki/HeartwarmingMoments: A moment that inspires somebody or makes them cry happy tears. YMMV, because what touches one person might not touch another. Please put examples on the work's Heartwarming page.
* HollywoodHomely: Someone is called ugly but isn't. YMMV because beauty is in the eye of the beholder.



* HypocriticalFandom
* IAmNotShazam
* IconicCharacterForgottenTitle
* IdiosyncraticShipNaming
* IdiotPlot
* InferredHolocaust
* InformedWrongness
* IronWoobie
* JerkassDissonance
* JerkassWoobie
* JunkRare
* LauncherOfAThousandShips

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* HypocriticalFandom
HypocriticalFandom: Fans of a work hate on the fans of another work for certain reasons that they themselves have. YMMV because it's out-of-universe and not all fans do this.
* IAmNotShazam
IAmNotShazam: Thinking the title of the work or something similar is the name of the character. YMMV because only the audience, and only some of the members of the audience, do that.
* IconicCharacterForgottenTitle
IconicCharacterForgottenTitle: A character is iconic but the work they're from is hard to remember the title of. YMMV because some people will inevitably know what the work's called.
* IdiosyncraticShipNaming
IdiosyncraticShipNaming: Shipping two characters and calling the two of them by a buzzword of their names. YMMV because it is out-of-universe.
* IdiotPlot
IdiotPlot: A plot that only stays together because everyone's being dumb. YMMV because not everyone will agree that they're being idiotic.
* InferredHolocaust
InferredHolocaust: Something is only sad when you think about it, a Fridge Tearjerker. YMMV because not everyone will think it's sad.
* InformedWrongness
InformedWrongness: A character is not demonstrated to be wrong but they're made out to be wrong. This is YMMV because some people might think the character was indeed wrong.
* IronWoobie
IronWoobie: Someone who goes through a TraumaCongaLine but doesn't seem sad, but the viewers pity them anyway. YMMV because not all viewers will pity them.
* JerkassDissonance
JerkassDissonance: When the audience likes a character but thinks that if a real person acts like that character, they're a jerk. YMMV because only the audience can do it, and not 100% of the audience.
* JerkassWoobie
JerkassWoobie: Feeling sorry to someone who was mean. YMMV because not everyone will feel sorry for them.
* JunkRare
JunkRare: A collector's card that's rare but worthless. YMMV because some people might like the card or be apathetic to it.
* LauncherOfAThousandShipsLauncherOfAThousandShips: A character who is shipped with everyone. YMMV due to being something only certain members of the audience do.



* LemonStu
* LootDrama
* LostInMediasRes
* {{Macekre}}
* MagazineDecay
* MagicFranchiseWord
* MagnificentBastard
* MarySuetopia
* MindGameShip
* {{Moe}}
* SugarWiki/MomentOfAwesome
* MoralEventHorizon
* MorePopularSpinoff
* MostAnnoyingSound
* SugarWiki/MostWonderfulSound
* NarmCharm
* NauseaFuel

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* LemonStu
LemonStu: A lusty MartyStu. YMMV because not everyone will think he's a Marty Stu.
* LootDrama
LootDrama: In an RPG, people do immoral things to get a rare item. YMMV because it's out-of-universe and only some players will do this.
* LostInMediasRes
LostInMediasRes: Beginning in the middle of a dramatic scene and you have no clue who to support or what's going on for a significant amount of time after. YMMV because not everybody will get confused.
* {{Macekre}}
{{Macekre}}: Making fun of a poorly-dubbed {{anime}}. YMMV because it is out-of-universe and not universal.
* MagazineDecay
MagazineDecay: A magazine meant to be about one thing gets more and more irrelevant. YMMV because not everybody will notice this or think it happened.
* MagicFranchiseWord
MagicFranchiseWord: An uncommon word that's used a lot in a work gets associated with the work. YMMV because only the audience, and not all of the audience, will do this.
* MagnificentBastard
MagnificentBastard: A stylish conniver. YMMV as not everyone will think they're cool.
* MarySuetopia
MarySuetopia: A place that's too perfect. YMMV as "too perfect" is a matter of opinion.
* MindGameShip
MindGameShip: Someone ships a character with someone who brainwashed them. YMMV because only viewers can ship.
* {{Moe}}
{{Moe}}: A cute character. YMMV because cuteness is subjective.
* SugarWiki/MomentOfAwesome
SugarWiki/MomentOfAwesome: Just what it sounds like, an awesome moment. YMMV because awesomeness is subjective. Please put it on the work's Awesome page.
* MoralEventHorizon
MoralEventHorizon: The moment when a character has crossed the line and is now definitely, permanently evil. YMMV because people cannot agree on where the line should be drawn.
* MorePopularSpinoff
MorePopularSpinoff: A spinoff that is more popular than what it's been spun off of. YMMV as popularity is quite subjective.
* MostAnnoyingSound
MostAnnoyingSound: A noise that is annoying. YMMV as it won't annoy anyone.
* SugarWiki/MostWonderfulSound
SugarWiki/MostWonderfulSound: A sound that people like. YMMV as not everyone will like it.
* NarmCharm
NarmCharm: Thinking that a moment that was supposed to be serious is funny and liking it. YMMV because not everyone will like it or even find it funny.
* NauseaFuelNauseaFuel: Something extremely disgusting. YMMV as not everyone is disgusted by the same things.



* NoYay
* OnceAcceptableTargets
* OneSceneWonder
* OneTrueThreesome
* OnlyTheCreatorDoesItRight
* OpinionMyopia
* OutgrowTheTrope
* {{Padding}}
* PainfulRhyme
* PlayerPunch
* PlayTheGameSkipTheStory
* WMG/PoisonOakEpilepticTrees
* PolishedPort
* PoorMansSubstitute

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* NoYay
NoYay: Shipping two characters who would be disturbing as a couple. YMMV because shipping is out-of-universe and not everyone will be disturbed.
* OnceAcceptableTargets
OnceAcceptableTargets: People who it used to be okay to make fun of but now isn't. YMMV because some people might think it's still okay or never was.
* OneSceneWonder
OneSceneWonder: A character who is very noticed but has little screen-time. YMMV as not everyone will notice that character.
* OneTrueThreesome
OneTrueThreesome: Shipping three characters together. YMMV because it's out-of-universe.
* OnlyTheCreatorDoesItRight
OnlyTheCreatorDoesItRight: Believing that a sequel is bad if its creator didn't make the original. YMMV because some people will like the sequel or dislike the original.
* OpinionMyopia
OpinionMyopia: What you shouldn't have if you know what YMMV means! Believing your opinion is a fact or is everyone's opinion. YMMV because not everyone believes this.
* OutgrowTheTrope
OutgrowTheTrope: A work stops using a trope. %% Why is this YMMV? It seems pretty straightforward to me.
* {{Padding}}
{{Padding}}: A moment in the story that's unimportant to the plot. YMMV because some might argue that it was indeed important.
* PainfulRhyme
PainfulRhyme: Rhyming a word with something that doesn't rhyme. Not as subjective, but still counts because some people will have different ideas.
* PlayerPunch
PlayerPunch: A video game villain kills the player's favourite character and makes the player angry. YMMV because the character being killed might not be the player's favourite and they might not get angry.
* PlayTheGameSkipTheStory
PlayTheGameSkipTheStory: A game with a plot that people ignore. YMMV because only (some of) the players do it.
* WMG/PoisonOakEpilepticTrees
WMG/PoisonOakEpilepticTrees: Negative [[EpilepticTrees fan theories]]. YMMV because they're not {{Canon}}.
* PolishedPort
PolishedPort: Porting a game from one platform to the other is cool! YMMV because not everyone thinks it's cool.
* PoorMansSubstitutePoorMansSubstitute: Actors who can pass for each other. YMMV because not everyone will think they can.



* PortmanteauCoupleName
* PraisingShowsYouDontWatch

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* PortmanteauCoupleName
PortmanteauCoupleName: A couple whose names form a portmanteau word that they're referred to collectively as. %% Why is this YMMV?
* PraisingShowsYouDontWatchPraisingShowsYouDontWatch: Someone acts as though they like a show but they've never seen it. YMMV because not everybody does this and it's out-of-universe.



* RescuedFromTheScrappyHeap
* RoboShip

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* RescuedFromTheScrappyHeap
RescuedFromTheScrappyHeap: The audience dislikes a character but the writers change them or give them something to do in a way that means they become liked. YMMV because not everyone will have disliked the character or believed they improved.
* RoboShipRoboShip: Shipping a machine and non-machine. YMMV because it's out-of-universe.



* {{Sequelitis}}

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* {{Sequelitis}}{{Sequelitis}}: The sequel is worse than the original. YMMV because "worse" is subjective.
26th Oct '17 1:19:09 PM Unicorndance
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* EthnicScrappy
* EvilIsCool
* EvilIsSexy
* FaceOfTheBand
* FamilyUnfriendlyAesop
* FanWank
* FairForItsDay
* FashionVictimVillain
* FauxSymbolism
* FetishRetardant
* FirstAndForemost
* FoeYay

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* EthnicScrappy
EthnicScrappy: Most of the characters are the same ethnicity, but there is one character who is a different one and is hated because they think the character is a stereotype. YMMV because not everyone will find that character annoying/stereotypical.
* EvilIsCool
EvilIsCool: Finding the bad guy cool/interesting. YMMV because not everyone will think the villain is cool or interesting.
* EvilIsSexy
EvilIsSexy: Being sexually attracted to a villain. YMMV because, even if the viewer doesn't have an IncompatibleOrienation with the villain, there's a chance they will not be attracted to them.
* FaceOfTheBand
FaceOfTheBand: Only being able to identify one band member. This is YMMV because there will inevitably be some people who will recognise them all.
* FamilyUnfriendlyAesop
FamilyUnfriendlyAesop: A moral that could be negative. YMMV because not everyone will see it as negative.
* FanWank
FanWank: A [[EpilepticTrees fan theory]] meant to solve inconsistencies. YMMV because it's non-canon.
* FairForItsDay
FairForItsDay: A work from the past that seems unacceptable now but was acceptable back when it was made. YMMV because some people might think it's acceptable now or was unacceptable even then.
* FashionVictimVillain
FashionVictimVillain: A villain in ridiculous clothes. YMMV because some people might not think the clothes are ridiculous.
* FauxSymbolism
FauxSymbolism: Imagery that looks symbolic but isn't. While this is not as subjective as other YMMVs, it's still YMMV because sometimes it may be subjective whether or not something looks symbolic.
* FetishRetardant
FetishRetardant: A sex scene that goes wrong in a disturbing way. This is YMMV because some people might not be disturbed.
* FirstAndForemost
FirstAndForemost: The original version of a song is more popular than its covers. YMMV because it's hard to draw the line at where "popular" starts.
* FoeYayFoeYay: Shipping a hero and a villain. YMMV because it's out-of-universe.



* SugarWiki/FunnyMoments
* GameBreaker
* GameplayDerailment
* GeniusBonus
* {{Glurge}}
* GoddamnedBats
* GoddamnedBoss

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* SugarWiki/FunnyMoments
SugarWiki/FunnyMoments: Just what it says-moments in a work that are funny. YMMV because humour is subjective. Please put examples on the work's Funny page.
* GameBreaker
GameBreaker: Part of a game that will trump all the other moves. YMMV because people have different opinions on whether it really is the best, or if it's even allowed.
* GameplayDerailment
GameplayDerailment: A glitch in a game that derails it. YMMV because not all players will find the glitch or think it derails the game.
* GeniusBonus
GeniusBonus: Something that you'll notice in the work if you're intelligent or knowledgeable enough. YMMV because not everyone might agree on whether it counts.
* {{Glurge}}
{{Glurge}}: A story that is meant to be inspirational but is actually dark. YMMV because not everyone will see the darkness.
* GoddamnedBats
GoddamnedBats: Useless, annoying video game sprites. YMMV because not everyone will think they're annoying or useless.
* GoddamnedBossGoddamnedBoss: A boss that is not powerful, but a pain in the neck. YMMV as not everyone will be annoyed by the same bosses.



* GrowingTheBeard

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* GrowingTheBeardGrowingTheBeard: A moment when a work gets better. YMMV as "better" is subjective.



* HollywoodHomely
* HollywoodPudgy

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* HollywoodHomely
HollywoodHomely: Someone is called ugly but isn't.
* HollywoodPudgyHollywoodPudgy: A non-fat character is meant to be fat. YMMV because it is sort of undefined where "fat" starts.
26th Oct '17 12:30:29 PM Unicorndance
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* EnjoyTheStorySkipTheGame
* EnsembleDarkhorse
* EpicRiff
* EscapistCharacter
* EsotericHappyEnding
* EstrogenBrigade

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* EnjoyTheStorySkipTheGame
EnjoyTheStorySkipTheGame: When a viewer likes the story behind a video game but ignore the actual game. YMMV because it's something only the players can do and not all players do this.
* EnsembleDarkhorse
EnsembleDarkhorse: A popular minor character. YMMV because not everyone will like this character, and some people might not agree on where "popular" starts.
* EpicRiff
EpicRiff: A piece of music that's the most recognisable part of the song. YMMV because not all people will find that piece of music to be what defines the song.
* EscapistCharacter
EscapistCharacter: An [[TheAce extremely talented character]] who the audience likes to imagine themselves as. YMMV because only the audience can do this and not everyone who sees this character wants to be them.
* EsotericHappyEnding
EsotericHappyEnding: Something that's made out to be a HappyEnding but isn't. This is YMMV because some people might think it really is a happy ending.
* EstrogenBrigadeEstrogenBrigade: Mostly men like a work, but there are a group of female fans. YMMV because it's out-of-universe and some people might think it's insignificant.
26th Oct '17 10:30:18 AM Unicorndance
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* CrossoverShip
* CryForTheDevil
* DamselScrappy
* DeadHorseGenre
* DeathOfTheAuthor
* DemonicSpiders
* DesignatedEvil
* DesignatedHero
* DesignatedMonkey
* DesignatedVillain

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* CrossoverShip
CrossoverShip: Shipping two characters from different works. Seeing as shipping takes place out-of-universe, this is YMMV.
* CryForTheDevil
CryForTheDevil: Something happens that makes people feel sorry for a villain. YMMV because not all people will start pitying the villain.
* DamselScrappy
DamselScrappy: A female character is hated for [[ButtMonkey often being]] the DamselInDistress. This is YMMV because not everyone will hate her.
* DeadHorseGenre
DeadHorseGenre: A music genre that people mock/hate on. YMMV as there will be someone out there who likes it.
* DeathOfTheAuthor
DeathOfTheAuthor: The belief that the author's opinion doesn't matter. YMMV because some people will think it matters.
* DemonicSpiders
DemonicSpiders: Non-boss video game characters that are too powerful so as to make them scary or annoying. YMMV because some players might not find them too hard to deal with or like the challenge.
* DesignatedEvil
DesignatedEvil: Something somebody did is said to be evil but might not be. YMMV as some viewers will think that it is indeed evil.
* DesignatedHero
DesignatedHero: A protagonist who's made out to be a hero but isn't. YMMV because some people might think they are a hero, or that they're just an AntiHero.
* DesignatedMonkey
DesignatedMonkey: A ButtMonkey who the writer thinks deserves it, but the audience feels sorry for. YMMV because some viewers might agree with the author, while others might be on the fence.
* DesignatedVillainDesignatedVillain: An antagonist who's said to be villainous but isn't. This is YMMV because the line between this and AntiVillain is too subjective to draw.



* DiscreditedTrope
* DoNotDoThisCoolThing
* DryDockedShip
* DryDocking
* EarWorm
* EinsteinSue
* EliminationHoudini
* EngagingChevrons

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* DiscreditedTrope
DiscreditedTrope: A trope that's too cliched to use. YMMV because not everybody will agree on what's too cliched.
* DoNotDoThisCoolThing
DoNotDoThisCoolThing: Something that tells you not to do X, but makes X seem cool in the process. YMMV because coolness is subjective.
* DryDockedShip
DryDockedShip: Having two characters who aren't revealed to be exes be exes in a fanfiction. YMMV as only the audience can invoke it.
* DryDocking
DryDocking: When, in a fanfiction, people take apart an OfficialCouple. YMMV because it's something that only the audience can do.
* EarWorm
EarWorm: A song that gets stuck in your head easily and that makes it annoying. This is YMMV because the song might not stick in somebody else's head, and if it does, they might not mind.
* EinsteinSue
EinsteinSue: Someone is a MarySue or MartyStu because they know the answer to some major crisis despite being highly unqualified and in competition with qualified people. YMMV because some people might not think that they're a Mary Sue/Marty Stu.
* EliminationHoudini
EliminationHoudini: Someone who doesn't get eliminated from a contest despite doing badly. This is YMMV as not everyone has the same definition of a bad performance.
* EngagingChevronsEngagingChevrons: Something that only happens to fill in time. YMMV because some people might think it happens for a different reason.
26th Oct '17 5:26:01 AM Josef5678
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* AntiClimaxBoss: Killing the ClimaxBox is too easy. YMMV because it is subjective what counts as "too easy".

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* AntiClimaxBoss: Killing the ClimaxBox ClimaxBoss is too easy. YMMV because it is subjective what counts as "too easy".
25th Oct '17 11:08:38 PM Unicorndance
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* AbandonShipping
* AcceptableEthnicTargets
* AcceptableHardLuckTargets
* AcceptableHobbyTargets
* AcceptableLifestyleTargets
* AcceptablePoliticalTargets
* AcceptableProfessionalTargets
* AcceptableReligiousTargets
* AcceptableTargets
* AccidentalAesop
* AccidentalInnuendo
* AlasPoorScrappy
* AllAnimationIsDisney
* AngstDissonance
* AngstWhatAngst
* AnnoyingVideoGameHelper
* AntiClimaxBoss
* {{Anvilicious}}
* AssPull
* AudienceAwarenessAdvantage
* AuthorsSavingThrow
* AwesomeEgo
* SugarWiki/AwesomeMusic
* BadassDecay
* BigLippedAlligatorMoment
* BizarroEpisode
* BreatherBoss
* BreatherLevel
* BrowserNarcotic
* CaptainObviousAesop
* CaptainObviousReveal
* CargoShip
* CasualCompetitiveConflict
* CatharsisFactor

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* AbandonShipping
AbandonShipping: This means that something happened in-universe that caused people who used to ship two characters as a couple to not ship them anymore. As shipping is something the viewers do, not the characters, and some shippers keep shipping regardless, it is a YMMV.
* AcceptableEthnicTargets
AcceptableEthnicTargets: This means that it's okay to mock certain inborn traits. Seeing as some people think that it's not okay, or that mocking inborn traits is never okay, this is YMMV.
* AcceptableHardLuckTargets
AcceptableHardLuckTargets: This means that it's okay to mock the ButtMonkey. Seeing as one person's ChewToy is another one's {{Woobie}}, this is YMMV.
* AcceptableHobbyTargets
AcceptableHobbyTargets: Means it's okay to mock certain hobbies. This might offend people with the hobbies, so it's YMMV.
* AcceptableLifestyleTargets
AcceptableLifestyleTargets: Means it's fine to make fun of someone's lifestyle in general. YMMV because people have varying opinions on whether meanness (in certain places or in general) is ever okay.
* AcceptablePoliticalTargets
AcceptablePoliticalTargets: This means that it is fine to mock certain political beliefs. People have different ideas on whether mocking someone's political beliefs is ever okay, and it might offend people with the political beliefs, so it's YMMV.
* AcceptableProfessionalTargets
AcceptableProfessionalTargets: Means that it's acceptable to mock someone's job. YMMV as people have different opinions on whether mocking your own or someone else's job is ever okay.
* AcceptableReligiousTargets
AcceptableReligiousTargets: Means that it is fine to mock certain religions or aspects of religions. As you can imagine, it can be offensive to people whose religions are being mocked, so it's YMMV.
* AcceptableTargets
AcceptableTargets: People who it's fine to ridicule. Seeing as people have different ideas of who (if anyone) it's fine to ridicule, it's YMMV.
* AccidentalAesop
AccidentalAesop: Reading AnAesop when the writer didn't make one. YMMV as some viewers might not see an Aesop.
* AccidentalInnuendo
AccidentalInnuendo: When the writers didn't make an innuendo, but a viewer thinks something sounds dirty. YMMV because some viewers might not see anything dirty.
* AlasPoorScrappy
AlasPoorScrappy: Someone hates the character but is sad when they die. YMMV because someone might not hate the character or not mind the death.
* AllAnimationIsDisney
AllAnimationIsDisney: Believing a non-Disney-produced cartoon/animated movie is Disney. This is YMMV because some people are going to know it's not Disney.
* AngstDissonance
AngstDissonance: Means that someone isn't sympathizing with a sad character. YMMV as there is always somebody who will sympathize.
* AngstWhatAngst
AngstWhatAngst: Means that the characters should be {{angst}}ing but aren't. Seeing as some people think the characters might have reason not to angst or that the situation isn't that bad, this is YMMV.
* AnnoyingVideoGameHelper
AnnoyingVideoGameHelper: A character in a video game that is supposed to help the player but annoys them instead. This is YMMV because the same character might help one player and annoy another.
* AntiClimaxBoss
AntiClimaxBoss: Killing the ClimaxBox is too easy. YMMV because it is subjective what counts as "too easy".
* {{Anvilicious}}
{{Anvilicious}}: This means that a story's moral is extremely blatant (so-named because it's said to "have all the subtlety of being hit with an anvil"). This belongs on YMMV because not everyone agrees on what counts as "extremely blatant".
* AssPull
AssPull: This is a generally negative term for when TheReveal is not hinted at previously in any way, shape or form (so-named because it's said to "seem like the writer pulled it out of their...well, you know"). This is YMMV because some people may think the reveal was somehow hinted at.
* AudienceAwarenessAdvantage
AudienceAwarenessAdvantage: When the audience forgets that they are not always being given the same info as the characters, so they might, for example, think something was obvious when it wasn't to the characters. This is YMMV because not all audience members will forget this.
* AuthorsSavingThrow
AuthorsSavingThrow: When people dislike an aspect of the work, so the author does something to get rid of that aspect or make it better. This belongs on YMMV, because a) not everybody disliked that aspect of the work and b) not everybody will think that what the author did improved it.
* AwesomeEgo
AwesomeEgo: A character who is arrogant but liked. YMMV as, though characters can be popular, no character is liked by ''everyone''.
* SugarWiki/AwesomeMusic
SugarWiki/AwesomeMusic: Music you like. YMMV as no song is liked by ''everyone''.
* BadassDecay
BadassDecay: When a character gets less cool as the series progresses. Seeing as everyone's opinion on "cool" is different and someone might think the character was not cool, got more cool, or stayed as awesome, this is YMMV.
* BigLippedAlligatorMoment
BigLippedAlligatorMoment: A term for a strange moment that happens out of nowhere and is not related to the plot. Slightly less subjective, but still belongs on YMMV because some people might not agree on what's unusual or what counts as "out of nowhere".
* BizarroEpisode
BizarroEpisode: An episode that is way stranger than the others. YMMV because people have varying opinions on what is unusual.
* BreatherBoss
BreatherBoss: A boss character that is too easy and unimportant. YMMV as some players might not agree on "too easy" or "too unimportant".
* BreatherLevel
BreatherLevel: An easy level after a hard one. Seeing as different people might struggle or not with different parts of games, it is YMMV.
* BrowserNarcotic
BrowserNarcotic: A Website a person has a habit of viewing many tabs on at once. YMMV because not all people will open many tabs on a given website.
* CaptainObviousAesop
CaptainObviousAesop: AnAesop that most viewers should already know. YMMV because some people might not think it's obvious.
* CaptainObviousReveal
CaptainObviousReveal: When the audience have already figured something out by the time a reveal occurs. This is YMMV because not all viewers would have figured it out previously.
* CargoShip
CargoShip: Shipping a character with an object. This is a YMMV because Shipping is something the audience, not characters, do.
* CasualCompetitiveConflict
CasualCompetitiveConflict: Two players argue on whether to play a game normally or in some more competitive/challenging way. Seeing as not everyone will argue, this is a YMMV.
* CatharsisFactorCatharsisFactor: This means stuff you do to get rid of emotions. YMMV as not everybody's reason for viewing a work is to get rid of emotions.



* CharacterRerailment
* CharacterTiers
* ChorusOnlySong
* ClicheStorm
* CommonKnowledge
* CompleteMonster
* ConsolationAward
* CoupleBomb
* CrackIsCheaper
* CrackPairing
* CrazyAwesome
* CreatorsPet %% Renamed from TheWesley
* CreepyAwesome
* CreepyCute
* CriticalResearchFailure
* CrossesTheLineTwice

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* CharacterRerailment
CharacterRerailment: When a previously-derailed character goes back to normal. Character Derailment is YMMV, so it follows that this would be too.
* CharacterTiers
CharacterTiers: Ranking which video game characters are the best. As you probably know, not everyone will agree on a "best", placing this on YMMV.
* ChorusOnlySong
ChorusOnlySong: A song which is only known by its chorus. YMMV because ''some'' people will inevitably know the song's verses.
* ClicheStorm
ClicheStorm: A work that uses a lot of overused tropes. YMMV because not everyone will think a trope is overused.
* CommonKnowledge
CommonKnowledge: Something that a lot of people take as fact about a series, but is not true. Some people will not take these things as fact, so it's YMMV.
* CompleteMonster
CompleteMonster: An irredeemable character. YMMV because "irredeemable" is a matter of opinion.
* ConsolationAward
ConsolationAward: Someone wins an award for something that seems inferior. This is YMMV because not everyone will think it seems inferior.
* CoupleBomb
CoupleBomb: When a couple makes a movie, it doesn't work. YMMV as some viewers will think the movie worked just fine.
* CrackIsCheaper
CrackIsCheaper: Buying nerdy merchandise is too expensive. Seeing as some people make more money than others or do different things with their money, this is YMMV.
* CrackPairing
CrackPairing: Shipping a pair that makes no sense as a couple. YMMV for two reasons: Shipping takes place out-of-universe and not everyone agrees that two people would be strange as a couple.
* CrazyAwesome
CrazyAwesome: Thinking an eccentric/crazy character is awesome. YMMV as there is no character everybody likes.
* CreatorsPet CreatorsPet: A character who is hated because the hater feels that the creator is playing favourites and letting the character get unlikely rewards. YMMV because not everybody will hate the character or feel the author is playing favourites. %% Renamed from TheWesley
* CreepyAwesome
CreepyAwesome: Liking and finding a character scary at the same time. YMMV as both liking and finding something/somebody scary are subjective.
* CreepyCute
CreepyCute: Finding something/someone cute and scary. Seeing as both scariness and cuteness are subjective, this is YMMV.
* CriticalResearchFailure
CriticalResearchFailure: Something is in a work that is obviously not true. YMMV because not everyone will think the non-fact is obvious.
* CrossesTheLineTwiceCrossesTheLineTwice: When something is so wrong, it's funny. This is a YMMV, because, not everyone would agree that something is wrong, and if they do, they may not find it funny.
29th Sep '17 10:00:17 AM crazysamaritan
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