History YMMV / Phenomena

26th Sep '16 8:45:52 PM SarcasmKid
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** The headmistress has shown herself to be very mean and unprofessional by allowing Jennifer's bullying but her worst act was attempting ''to lock up Jennifer in a mental institution'' while admitting that it was not certain that she was the killer, but she considered her diabolical regardless.

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** The headmistress has shown herself to be very mean and unprofessional by allowing Jennifer's bullying but her worst act was attempting ''to lock up Jennifer in a mental institution'' while admitting that it was not certain that she was the killer, but she considered her diabolical regardless. And it's pretty clear she had no intention of contacting Jennifer's father or his agent, meaning she was going to let Jennifer rot in a mental hospital with no one knowing where she was.
2nd Jun '16 8:46:12 PM Angeldeb82
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* [[SugarWiki/AwesomeMusic Crowning Music Of Awesome]]: [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5zHq2MBtXS8 The main theme]]. There also the inclusion of Music/IronMaiden's "Flash of the Blade" and Music/{{Motorhead}}'s "Locomotive" in the soundtrack.

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* [[SugarWiki/AwesomeMusic Crowning Music Of of Awesome]]: [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5zHq2MBtXS8 The main theme]]. theme.]] There also the inclusion of Music/IronMaiden's "Flash of the Blade" and Music/{{Motorhead}}'s "Locomotive" in the soundtrack.



* MoralEventHorizon: [[spoiler: It is a bit redundant to mention Patua, but not Frau Brückner who first helps her son continue his horrific hobbies and then begins killing herself, starting with Doctor McGregor, to protect her abominable son. The whole family is screwed considering that his birth came from another crossing of the horizon.]]

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* MoralEventHorizon: [[spoiler: It is a bit redundant to mention Patua, but not Frau Brückner who first helps her son continue his horrific hobbies and then begins killing herself, starting with Doctor McGregor, [=McGregor=], to protect her abominable son. The whole family is screwed considering that his birth came from another crossing of the horizon.]]



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* ClicheStorm: one of the big complains adult reviewers came with alobg with calling the [[FlatCharacter characters bland]] was this. It actually makes partial sense considdering that it was Creator/RubenEliassen's first book (he hated reading and writing as a kid) and he [[WhatCouldHaveBeen planned to make it a]] series of PictureBooks. Many fans agree he's much better at writing from the second book, and then gets almost too dark with the third onward.

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* ClicheStorm: one One of the big complains adult reviewers came with alobg with calling the [[FlatCharacter characters bland]] was this. It actually makes partial sense considdering that it was Creator/RubenEliassen's first book (he hated reading and writing as a kid) and he [[WhatCouldHaveBeen planned to make it a]] series of PictureBooks. Many fans agree he's much better at writing from the second book, and then gets almost too dark with the third onward.



* FamilyUnfriendlyDeath: [[spoiler:Ilke]]'s death, dear god… why like that?! It's worse than a DisneyVillainDeath even… way worse than [[Disney/{{Tarzan}} Clayton]]'s and wasn't even 18…
* [[FandomRivalry Fandom Rivalry]]/[[FriendlyFandoms Friendly Fandoms]]: with the ''Literature/HarryPotter'' fandom as they came out around the same time. There are still many who are fan of both.
** Also with the ''Literature/LordOfTheRings'' fandom which more grown up people saw it as [[TheyCopiedItSoItSucks a copy]] just when looking at the [[http://bokerpanett.weebly.com/uploads/1/8/9/7/1897930/9566223_orig.jpg cover]], ways to see that is that they accuse Sha-ra of being a Gandalf copy first, yes he's a wizard [[WizardBeard with a long white beard]] and being a WizardClassic. Nevermind that [[WordOfGod Ruben Eliassen]] himself said that he never had read anything of the genre before in multiple interviews but wrote it after children asked him to, and he wrote inspired on what he knew from various European mythologies including TheBible. But as with the HP Fandom are there fans of both Phenomena and LOTR.

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* FamilyUnfriendlyDeath: [[spoiler:Ilke]]'s death, dear god… why like that?! It's worse than a DisneyVillainDeath even… even... way worse than [[Disney/{{Tarzan}} Clayton]]'s Clayton]]'s, and he wasn't even 18…
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* [[FandomRivalry Fandom Rivalry]]/[[FriendlyFandoms Friendly Fandoms]]: with FandomRivalry[=/=]FriendlyFandoms: With the ''Literature/HarryPotter'' fandom as they came out around the same time. There are still many who are fan of both.
** Also with the ''Literature/LordOfTheRings'' ''Literature/TheLordOfTheRings'' fandom which more grown up people saw it as [[TheyCopiedItSoItSucks a copy]] just when looking at the [[http://bokerpanett.weebly.com/uploads/1/8/9/7/1897930/9566223_orig.jpg cover]], ways to see that is that they accuse Sha-ra of being a Gandalf copy first, yes yes, he's a wizard [[WizardBeard with a long white beard]] and being a WizardClassic. Nevermind that [[WordOfGod Ruben Eliassen]] himself said that he never had read anything of the genre before in multiple interviews but wrote it after children asked him to, and he wrote inspired on what he knew from various European mythologies including TheBible.Literature/TheBible. But as with the HP Fandom are there fans of both Phenomena and LOTR.



* ItsPopularNowItSucks: why it suddenly dropped in popularity even though the wonky, DubNameChange Norwegian HarryPotter books were popular... mostly for being popular.
* {{Moe}}: Ilke, BadassAdorable and relatable yet not a PuritySue nor MarySue for having clear faults yet being awesome and a character everyone would like to hug and protect at all costs. She's the most popular character of the series for a good reason.

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* ItsPopularNowItSucks: why it suddenly dropped in popularity even though the wonky, DubNameChange Norwegian HarryPotter Literature/HarryPotter books were popular... mostly for being popular.
* {{Moe}}: Ilke, BadassAdorable and relatable yet not a PuritySue Purity Sue nor MarySue Mary Sue for having clear faults yet being awesome and a character everyone would like to hug and protect at all costs. She's the most popular character of the series for a good reason.



* NarmCharm: Ilke's adoration of mothers fall into this by being a huge LesYay and implying that she LikesOlderWomen. It is understandable that she's desperate for a mother, growing up without any females to look up to for 10 years, but her lines of 'Do all mothers smell this good?' is still pretty narmy.

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* NarmCharm: Ilke's adoration of mothers fall into this by being a huge LesYay [[HoYay Les Yay]] and implying that she LikesOlderWomen. It is understandable that she's desperate for a mother, growing up without any females to look up to for 10 years, but her lines of 'Do all mothers smell this good?' is still pretty narmy.



* WhatDoYouMeanItsForKids: at times it gets so dark that it isn't funny.

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* WhatDoYouMeanItsForKids: at At times it gets so dark that it isn't funny.
31st May '16 3:20:58 AM milliewilliebo
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* GrowingTheBeard: From the second book it becomes more of an own thing and not a ton of research put together. The lore and world building becomes much better.
31st May '16 3:06:06 AM milliewilliebo
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* CriticalDissonance: Many critics saw it as a ''Literature/LordOfTheRings'' [[TheyCopiedItSoItSucks rip-off]] because [[SarcasmMode Tolkien is the only one allowed to write high fantasy]] to the point of refusing to review the other books. Among readers however is it popular and a bestseller. But due to the critics are there no collectibles outside a board game.
19th May '16 7:28:34 PM Shadowgazer
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26th Feb '16 11:12:16 AM milliewilliebo
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* CompleteMonster:
** Sherpa, having soon lived for 10000 years, and has tried to destroy Aldra for a long time. He writes changes to the Phenomena where the chosen children die, rips people's hearts out but keeps them alive. He often tries to manipulate Ilke, claiming they're NotSoDifferent and [[spoiler:kills her when she says no]]. He's scary and manipulative and [[EvenEvilHasStandards even Tarkan]] is squicked out by him sometimes…
22nd Feb '16 6:28:59 AM milliewilliebo
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* FamilyUnfriendlyDeath: [[spoiler:Ilke]]'s death, dear god… why like that?! It's worse than a DisneyVillainDeath even…

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* FamilyUnfriendlyDeath: [[spoiler:Ilke]]'s death, dear god… why like that?! It's worse than a DisneyVillainDeath even…even… way worse than [[Disney/{{Tarzan}} Clayton]]'s and wasn't even 18…
22nd Feb '16 6:23:32 AM milliewilliebo
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* FamilyUnfriendlyDeath: [[spoiler:Ilke]]'s death, dear god… why [[spoiler:her]]?!

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* FamilyUnfriendlyDeath: [[spoiler:Ilke]]'s death, dear god… why [[spoiler:her]]?!like that?! It's worse than a DisneyVillainDeath even…
22nd Feb '16 6:18:44 AM milliewilliebo
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* FamilyUnfriendlyDeath: [[spoiler:Ilke]]'s death, dear god… why [[spoiler:her]]?!
22nd Feb '16 4:16:48 AM milliewilliebo
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* AwesomeMusic:
** The Audiobooks' [[http://youtu.be/4lCl6LTlsq8 main theme]], a sad yet curious piano piece, sounding like a fairy tale.
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