Created By: NKgamer on May 1, 2011

Too much of a good thing

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There are things that are tasty, really tasty. Unfortunately you can only have so much of it before it starts making you feel ill, even though it tastes so good your stomach says otherwise. You just had too much of a good thing. This is what happens when someone indulges in too much of something (like chocolate, cookies, ice cream, candy, etc.) Things like that are only meant to be eaten in little amounts and having a huge big amount of it will make you ill in the worst way.
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  • May 1, 2011
    Scooter007
    Should be expanded to include non-food ideas. Like, too much power can get you Drunk On The Dark Side.
  • May 1, 2011
    Stratadrake
    Too Much Of A Good Thing is already taken ... for a fandom trope.
  • May 1, 2011
    Ekuran
    ^^Then we need to expand it.

    ^Perhaps it should be Too Good To Be True?
  • May 1, 2011
    bluepenguin
    Too Good To Be True is a different concept altogether, I think. Like, "too much of a good thing" is when you eat a whole chocolate cake by yourself and then feel sick, while "too good to be true" is when someone gives you a gorgeous free chocolate cake in a nice box with a ribbon, and then when you actually take a bite of the cake it turns out that it tastes awful.
  • May 1, 2011
    bbofun
    Had Too Much Of A Good Thing? Especially if this is about over-indulgence, and what happens because of it- the current name could refer too a cake that's so big it's impossible to eat it before it goes stale, or the like.
  • May 2, 2011
    Stratadrake
    If this is specifically about food, the title should be food related.
  • May 2, 2011
    randomsurfer
    In one of the Simpsons shorts on The Tracy Ullman Show Bart steals a big batch of freshly baked chocolate chip cookies. "Aha, the perfect crime!" His parents follow the crumbs and find him practically passed out on the floor with a heavily distended stomach, moaning in pain. "Uuuugh. There's no perfect crime."
  • May 2, 2011
    CaveCat
    The primary Aesop of the Clifford The Big Red Dog episode, "Tummy Trouble".
  • May 2, 2011
    Rainbow
    The My Little Pony story about Queen Bumble had this Aesop because she was being greedy about the Sun Stone and it caught Bumbleland on fire because it was making too much heat.
  • May 4, 2011
    0dd1
    • The Who has a song called "Too Much of Anything".
      Too much of anything / Is too much for me.
  • May 4, 2011
    randomsurfer
    The classic Alka Setlzer commercial where a guy says "I can't believe I ate the whole thing."
  • April 20, 2013
    Noah1
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