History YMMV / ScottPilgrim

10th Jun '17 10:48:25 PM DVB
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* {{Asspull:}} Some find the reveal of [[spoiler: some of the inconsistencies being due to all of this from Scott's perspective and being an UnreliableNarrator.]] Namely with how sudden the shift is in regards to story-telling and how it seems to contradict earlier material (making a point that Scott needs tor ecognize his mistakes... despite having apologized for them in the earlier books). While some stuff couldbe viewed as foreshadowing, others view it as unnecessary drama or O'Malley changing what sort of story he wanted to tell halfway, making it seem like lazy writng.

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* {{Asspull:}} {{Asspull}}: Some find the reveal of that [[spoiler: some of the inconsistencies in the story being due to all (or most) of this from Scott's perspective and being an UnreliableNarrator.UnreliableNarrator to be this.]] Namely with how sudden the shift is in regards to story-telling and how it seems to contradict earlier material (making a point that Scott needs tor ecognize his mistakes... despite having acknowledged and apologized for them in the earlier books). While some stuff couldbe could be viewed as foreshadowing, others view it as unnecessary drama or O'Malley changing what sort of story he wanted to tell halfway, making around the halfway point. Overall, more than a few view it seem like as lazy writng.writing or a cheap trick to make up for the more lackluster writing.
10th Jun '17 10:45:54 PM DVB
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* Asspull: Some find the reveal of [[spoiler: some of the inconsistencies being due to all of this from Scott's perspective and being an UnreliableNarrator.]] Namely with how sudden the shift is in regards to story-telling and how it seems to contradict earlier material (making a point that Scott needs tor ecognize his mistakes... despite having apologized for them in the earlier books). While some stuff couldbe viewed as foreshadowing, others view it as unnecessary drama or O'Malley changing what sort of story he wanted to tell halfway, making it seem like lazy writng.

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* Asspull: {{Asspull:}} Some find the reveal of [[spoiler: some of the inconsistencies being due to all of this from Scott's perspective and being an UnreliableNarrator.]] Namely with how sudden the shift is in regards to story-telling and how it seems to contradict earlier material (making a point that Scott needs tor ecognize his mistakes... despite having apologized for them in the earlier books). While some stuff couldbe viewed as foreshadowing, others view it as unnecessary drama or O'Malley changing what sort of story he wanted to tell halfway, making it seem like lazy writng.
10th Jun '17 10:45:17 PM DVB
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* Asspull: Some find the reveal of [[spoiler: some of the inconsistencies being due to all of this from Scott's perspective and being an UnreliableNarrator.]] Namely with how sudden the shift is in regards to story-telling and how it seems to contradict earlier material (making a point that Scott needs tor ecognize his mistakes... despite having apologized for them in the earlier books). While some stuff couldbe viewed as foreshadowing, others view it as unnecessary drama or O'Malley changing what sort of story he wanted to tell halfway, making it seem like lazy writng.



* CriticalResearchFailure: ''Possibly.'' Alot of the comments made toward Scott's relationship with Knives regarding age fall flat when one sees the age of consent in Canada (where the author is from and where the story takes place) is ''sixteen.'' Furthermore, this was a recent development, (was initially '''fourteen''' until 2006) and even then, there is special sub-clause regarding a five-year different at most when it comes to the younger teens. As such, Scott's relationwhip with Knives isn't illegal and may not be that unusual. It's not known whether O'Malley merely assumed the age of consent is 18 like in the USA or if such a thing would still be seen as weird is not known, though O'Malley doesn't have a problem of showing his characters breaking rules, with Knives being underage with drinkning (the legal age being 18 in Ablerta, Manitoba and Quebec and 19 in the other provinces) so he might've dropped the ball here.

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* CriticalResearchFailure: ''Possibly.'' Alot of the comments made toward Scott's relationship with Knives regarding age fall flat when one sees the age of consent in Canada (where the author is from and where the story takes place) is ''sixteen.'' Furthermore, this was a recent development, (was initially '''fourteen''' until 2006) and even then, there is special sub-clause regarding a five-year different at most when it comes to the younger teens.dating (i.e. a fourteen year old dating a nineteen year old.). As such, Scott's relationwhip with Knives isn't illegal and may not be that unusual. It's not known whether O'Malley merely assumed the age of consent is 18 like in the USA or if such a thing would still be seen as weird is not known, though O'Malley doesn't have a problem of showing his characters breaking rules, with Knives being underage with drinkning drinking (the legal age being 18 in Ablerta, Manitoba and Quebec and 19 in the other provinces) so he might've dropped the ball here.
10th Jun '17 10:40:46 PM DVB
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** Done on purpose for [[Film/ScottPilgrimVsTheWorld the film adaptation]], where if it was about Stephan and his band trying to make it big but Scott accidentally screws up by being strung on Ramona and they only get successful without him, just like his own ex-girlfriend.
** Scott may be the psychological and or emotional clutch for many if not all his friends. Kim Pine has self-esteem issues masked behind her mildly misanthropic nature, Stephen may act neurotic and has a knack for entering unhealthy relationships. This isn't counting for lesser-known characters like Neil, who we know little about. We see glimpses of them when they're not around Scott and they're usually not happy. In fact, many of the happy moments tend to be when they are together with Scott. Even those like Wallace Wells could be considered as Wallace seems to drink alot and occasionally seen as a hedonist. Knives has her friend, but was focused mainly on her studies and didn't know much of the outside world until meeting Scott. Even (or rather, especially) Ramona herself, as Scott proves to be the one for her and the one who ultimately gives her the confidence in moving forward. This could explain why they deal with Scott and his problems, because they really don't have any other friends (or even may not be capable of making friends with others, the exception being Wallace, who has done pretty well for himself). Scott is what holds the gang together since it was formed from everyone meeting him. Without him, the group would fall apart and would result in them being miserable lonely people.

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** Done on purpose for [[Film/ScottPilgrimVsTheWorld the film adaptation]], where if it was about Stephan and his band trying to make it big but Scott accidentally screws up by being strung on Ramona and they only get successful without him, just like his own ex-girlfriend.
ex-girlfriend (though ironically, Scott has to [[BitchSlap bitch-slap]][[GetAHoldOfYourselfMan sense into Stephen]] when his nerves get to him, even saying that if he can put his problems aside for the music, so can Stephen.)
** Scott may be the psychological and or emotional clutch for many if not all his friends. Kim Pine has self-esteem issues masked behind her mildly misanthropic nature, nature while Stephen may act has alot of neurotic moments and has a knack for entering unhealthy relationships.relationships with abrasive individuals. This isn't counting for lesser-known characters like Neil, who we know little about. We see glimpses of them when they're not around Scott and they're usually not happy. In fact, many of the happy moments tend to be when they are together with Scott. Even those like Wallace Wells could be considered as Wallace seems to drink alot and occasionally seen as a hedonist. Knives has her friend, but was focused mainly on her studies and didn't know much of the outside world until meeting Scott. Even (or rather, especially) Ramona herself, as Scott proves to be the one for her and the one who ultimately gives her the confidence in moving forward. This could explain why they deal with Scott and his problems, because they really don't have any other friends (or even may not be capable of making friends with others, the exception being Wallace, who has done pretty well for himself). Scott is what holds the gang together since it was formed from everyone meeting him. Without him, the group would fall apart and would result in them being miserable lonely people.



* CriticalResearchFailure: ''Possibly.'' Alot of the comments made toward Scott's relationship with Knives regarding age fall flat when one sees the age of consent in Canada (where the author is from and where the story takes place) is ''sixteen.'' Furthermore, this was a recent development, (was initially '''fourteen''' until 2006) and even then, there is special sub-clause regarding a five-year different at most when it comes to the younger teens. As such, Scott's relationwhip with Knives isn't illegal and may not be that unusual. It's not known whether O'Malley merely assumed the age of consent is 18 like in the USA or if such a thing would still be seen as weird is not known, though O'Malley doesn't have a problem of showing his characters breaking rules, with Knives being underage with drinkning (the legal age being 18 in Ablerta, Manitoba and Quebec and 19 in the other provinces) so he might've dropped the ball here.



** Lucas Lee seems to be this amongst the evil exes.

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** Lucas Lee seems to be this amongst the evil exes.exes, likely to due being AffablyEvil and not a bad guy.



** Also, Envy Adams, especially in Volume 6 after she reveals [[spoiler:that her and Scott's break-up was a mutual occurrence and Scott simply white-washed his role in it out of the flashbacks seen by the reader in Volume 3]].

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** Also, Envy Adams, especially in Volume 6 after she reveals [[spoiler:that her and Scott's break-up was a mutual occurrence and Scott simply white-washed his role in it out of the flashbacks seen by the reader in Volume 3]]. However, she is still pretty unsympathic.



** Taken UpToEleven when we see how Gideon weaponized it.



** Scott and Knives' kiss in Volume 6.

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** Scott and Knives' kiss in Volume 6.6 is an InUniverse example.
6th May '17 7:30:46 PM Glitch_man4242
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* SugarWiki/AwesomeMusic: As mentioned before. '''Music/{{Anamanaguchi}}''' did the music. [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0RmrMOEo1VI See how awesome it is yourself.]] And if that wowed you, you can always buy the original soundtrack!

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* SugarWiki/AwesomeMusic: As mentioned before. '''Music/{{Anamanaguchi}}''' did the music. [[http://www.[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0RmrMOEo1VI com/watch?v=MNIAqNY7LPk See how awesome it is yourself.]] And if that wowed you, you can always buy the original soundtrack!
26th Dec '16 6:10:30 PM DastardlyDemolition
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** [[spoiler:Gideon's]] OneWingedAngel form. It requires that you use the provided weapon to have a chance to beat this boss and if you lose it (which you have a good chance to with thier lousy pick-up responce) you have to fight with your fists. The boss a sucker punch that launches you off the stage when it hits you and will keep doing it everytime you respawn, right into the path of the punch. What makes this worse is this is part of Level 7, the [[MarathonLevel longest level]] of the game!

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** [[spoiler:Gideon's]] OneWingedAngel form. It requires that you use the provided weapon to have a chance to beat this boss and if you lose it (which you have a good chance to with thier their lousy pick-up responce) response) you have to fight with your fists. The boss a sucker punch that launches you off the stage when it hits you and will keep doing it everytime every time you respawn, right into the path of the punch. What makes this worse is this is part of Level 7, the [[MarathonLevel longest level]] of the game!
26th Dec '16 5:58:26 PM DastardlyDemolition
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** [[spoiler:Gideon's]] OneWingedAngel form. It requires that you use the provided weapon to have a chance to beat this boss and if you lose it (which you have a good chance to with thier lousy pick-up responce) you have to fight with your fists. The boss a sucker punch that launches you off the stage when it hits you and will keep doing it everytime you respawn, right into the path of the punch. What makes this worse is this is part of Level 7, the [[MarathonLevel longest level]] of the game!
10th Nov '16 3:42:02 PM ThraggLootrippa
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* GameBreaker: Several to potentially {{nerf}} the game's NintendoHard difficulty.
** Wallace's Mystery Shop; buying the [[VideoGame/BionicCommando Bionic Arm]] (which really, should just take 2-3 runs through the first stage) drastically reduces the difficulty of the game; let alone the other items sold there. The strength book available at the bookstore actually provides slightly better value, and each book is about 1/5 the price of the Bionic Arm, so you can increase your strength more gradually.

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* GameBreaker: Several to potentially {{nerf}} the game's NintendoHard difficulty.
difficulty. You can start breaking the game over your knee within the ''first stage'', if you know where to look.
** Wallace's Mystery Shop; buying the [[VideoGame/BionicCommando Bionic Arm]] (which really, should just take 2-3 runs through the first stage) drastically reduces the difficulty of the game; game, let alone the other items sold there. The strength book available at the bookstore actually provides slightly better value, and each book is about 1/5 the price of the Bionic Arm, so you can increase your strength more gradually.
17th Aug '16 7:05:59 PM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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* TheyJustDidntCare: The ''Wallace Wells DLC'' by means of PerpetualBeta. Not only was it pushed back incessantly for months and months, but [[WordOfGod Bryan Lee O'Malley]] even made (later removed) disapproving comments about the DLC.
3rd May '16 1:23:18 AM tenuousbreaker
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* ArtEvolution: Over the course of the series, O'Malley's style became streamlined, much more rounded and even more cartoony. [[https://theprettybooks.files.wordpress.com/2012/06/scottpilgrim.png Compare]] the cover for Scott Pilgrim's Precious Little Life to the new art O'Malley did for the hardcover re-release of the book.
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