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[[caption-width-right:320:You generally need two to talk]]

->''"It was impossible to get a conversation going; everybody was talking too much."''
--> -- '''Yogi Berra'''

''All about the things that characters say.'' (Note: Dialogue can refer to any number of people speaking; "dia-" means "through". Two people speaking would be "duologue".)
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!!Tropes:
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See also:
+ LanguageTropes
+ NarratorTropes
]
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Categories:
+ AccentTropes
+ AForgivingIndex
+ ComplainingIndex
+ ComplimentTropes
+ ConfessionTropes
+ ExcuseOfAnIndex
+ {{Exposition}}
+ ExternalizingInternalMonologue
+ EvilGloating
+ IndexOfApologies
+ InsultTropes
+ TheLastOfTheseIsNotLikeTheOthers
+ OneLiner
+ PhoneTropes
+ RhymeTropes
+ SpeechesAndMonologues
+ StockPhrases
+ TheseTropesLoveToBrag
+ TheseTropesShouldWatchTheirLanguage
+ ThreateningTropes
+ TruthAndLies
+ WordPower
]

* AccidentalPublicConfession
* AcousticLicense
* ActionFigureSpeech
* AfterActionPatchUp
* AfterActionVillainAnalysis
* {{Ahem}}
* AllCheeringAllTheTime
* AnalogyBackfire
* AndThenISaid
* AndTheRest
* {{Angrish}}
* AnotherStoryForAnotherTime
* AnnouncerChatter
* AnsweringEcho
* AnythingButThat
* ApologizesALot
* AppealToObscurity
* AppliedMathematics
* ArentYouForgettingSomeone
* ArgumentOfContradictions
* ArmorPiercingQuestion
* ArsonMurderAndJaywalking
* AskAStupidQuestion
* AsTheGoodBookSays
* AstonishinglyAppropriateInterruption
* AtomicFBomb
* AudienceMurmurs
* AuthorCatchphrase
* BackhandedApology
* BadNewsInAGoodWay
* BadOmenAnecdote
* BaitAndSwitchComment
* BathroomStallOfOverheardInsults
* BattleCry
* BattleInterruptingShout
* BeamMeUpScotty
* BearerOfBadNews
* UsefulNotes/TheBechdelTest
* BilingualBackfire
* BilingualDialogue
* BlahBlahBlah
* BlatantLies
* BluntMetaphorsTrauma
* BoldInflation
* BondOneLiner
* BorrowedCatchphrase
* BreadEggsMilkSquick
* BreakingBadNewsGently
* BreakThemByTalking
* BringThemAround
* BrokenRecord
* ButIDigress
* CallingShotgun
* CallingYourBathroomBreaks
* CantArgueWithElves
* CasualDangerDialog
* CatchphraseInterruptus
* CatchPhrase
* TheCatchPhraseCatchesOn
* CensorshipBySpelling
* ChainOfCorrections
* ChangeTheUncomfortableSubject
* ChewOutFakeOut
* ClicheStorm
* ClosedDoorRapport
* ClusterFBomb
* CodeEmergency
* CollectiveGroan
* ComicRolePlay
* ConfusingMultipleNegatives
* ConjunctionInterruption
* ConstantlyCurious
* ConversationalTroping
* ConverseWithTheUnconscious
* CoughSnarkCough
* CouldSayItBut
* CovertDistressCode
* CovertEmergencyCall
* CriticalPsychoanalysisFailure
* CrypticallyUnhelpfulAnswer
* CrypticConversation
* CueCardPause
* CulturalPosturing
* CurseCutShort
* CypherLanguage
* DamnedByFaintPraise
* DareToBeBadass
* DeadPersonConversation
* DepartmentOfRedundancyDepartment
* DerailedForDetails
* DerailedTrainOfThought
* DescriptionCut
* DescriptionPorn
* DialogueReversal
* DialogueTree
* DiggingYourselfDeeper
* DisappointedByTheMotive
* DisappointedInYou
* DismissingACompliment
* DisorganizedOutlineSpeech
* DispenseWithThePleasantries
* DisregardThatStatement
* DoesThatSoundLikeFunToYou
* DoIReallySoundLikeThat
* DoNotTauntCthulhu
* DoubleEdgedAnswer
* DoubleMeaning
* DoubleSpeak
* DramaticDeadpan
* DramaticEllipsis
* DramaticPause
* DramaticStutter
* DroppingTheBombshell
* DuckSeasonRabbitSeason
* DudeNotIronic
* DumbassHasAPoint
* EarpieceConversation
* EasilyOverheardConversation
* EitherWorldDominationOrSomethingAboutBananas
* EmergencyPresidentialAddress
* EnemyChatter
* EscalatingPunchline
* EspeciallyZoidberg
* EuphemismBuster
* EveryoneGetsTheirTurn
* EvilSoundsDeep
* EvilSoundsRaspy
* ExactlyWhatIMeantToSay
* {{Exposition}}
* ExpositionCut
* FacialDialogue
* FamedInStory
* FamousLastWords
* FauxdianSlip
* FeaturelessPlaneOfDisembodiedDialogue
* FinishDialogueInUnison
* FinishingEachOthersSentences
* FirstNameUltimatum
* FlippantForgiveness
* FreudianThreat
* FriendlyAddressPrivileges
* FromTheLatinIntroDucere
* FullNameUltimatum
* FunWithHomophones
* GagEcho
* GaggingOnYourWords
* GeekyTurnOn
* GenderNeutralWriting
* GentlemanSnarker
* GetItOverWith
* GibberingGenius
* GiveMeAReason
* GoodNightSweetPrince
* GrillingTheNewbie
* HammyHerald
* HannibalHasAPoint
* HannibalLecture
* HeadBob
* HesitationEqualsDishonesty
* HeyThatsMyLine
* HeyYou
* HitYouSoHardYourXWillFeelIt
* HoldingTheFloor
* HungerHyperbole
* HurricaneOfAphorisms
* {{Hyperaffixation}}
* HypotheticalFightDebate
* ICantBelieveImSayingThis
* IGaveMyWord
* IgnoreTheDisability
* IgnoringBySinging
* IHaveNothingToSayToThat
* IHaveThisFriend
* IllPretendIDidntHearThat
* IllTakeTwoBeersToo
* ImADoctorNotAPlaceholder
* ImThinkingItOver
* ImpliedDeathThreat
* InaneBlabbering
* InactionSequence
* InflationaryDialogue
* InfoDump
* InnerMonologueConversation
* InstantSeduction
* InstructionalDialogue
* InsultFriendlyFire
* InsultMisfire
* IntelligibleUnintelligible
* InThatOrder
* IronicEcho
* ISayWhatISay
* IsTheAnswerToThisQuestionYes
* ITakeOffenseToThatLastOne
* ItTastesLikeFeet
* IUhYouToo
* IWouldSayIfICouldSay
* JoinOrDie
* JokeExhaustion
* JustBetweenYouAndMe
* JustOneMan
* JustTestingYou
* {{Kiai}}
* KnowsAGuyWhoKnowsAGuy
* LameComeback
* LameRhymeDodge
* LargeHamAnnouncer
* LargeHamRadio
* LastSecondWordSwap
* LastChanceToQuit
* LastRequest
* LaymansTerms
* LetUsNeverSpeakOfThisAgain
* LetsMockTheMonsters
* LiesToChildren
* LikeAGodToMe
* ListingTheFormsOfDegenerates
* LittleProfessorDialog
* LoudLastName
* LudicrousPrecision
* LyingToThePerp
* MaamShock
* MadLibsCatchPhrase
* MadLibsDialogue
* MadnessMantra
* MaliciousSlander
* MametSpeak
* MangledCatchPhrase
* MathematiciansAnswer
* MeaningfulEcho
* MeaningfulLook
* MeaninglessMeaningfulWords
* MelodramaticPause
* MirrorMonologue
* MistakenConfession
* MisterXAndMisterY
* MotiveMisidentification
* MotiveRant
* MouthfulOfPi
* MultitaskedConversation
* MusicalisInterruptus
* MyFriendsAndZoidberg
* MyHovercraftIsFullOfEels
* TheNameIsBondJamesBond
* NarrationEcho
* NeverSayThatAgain
* NeverSpeakIllOfTheDead
* NewSpeak
* NoDialogueEpisode
* NoExceptYes
* NoIndoorVoice
* NoisyShutUp
* NoMeansYes
* NoOneElseIsThatDumb
* NonAnswer
* NonSequiturDistraction
* NoYouGoFirst
* NoodleIncident
* NoodleImplements
* NotActuallyTheUltimateQuestion
* NotInFrontOfTheKid
* NotSoDire
* ObliviousGuiltSlinging
* ObliviousMockery
* OfCorsetHurts
* OhGodWithTheVerbing
* OhNoNotAgain
* OnThree
* OnTheNextEpisodeOfCatchPhrase
* OneDialogueTwoConversations
* OneLinerNameOneLiner
* OneSceneTwoMonologues
* OneTractMind
* OrderedApology
* OrMyNameIsnt
* OrSoIHeard
* OutOfContextEavesdropping
* OverwhelmingException
* ParentheticalSwearing
* PassiveAggressiveKombat
* PausedInterrupt
* PerfectlyCromulentWord
* PerplexingPlurals
* ThePerryMasonMethod
* PhraseCatcher
* PickedFlowersAreDead
* PlayingTheVictimCard
* PlatoIsAMoron
* PokemonSpeak
* PoorCommunicationKills
* PorkyPigPronunciation
* PrecisionFStrike
* PreemptiveShutUp
* ThePromise
* PubliclyDiscussingTheSecret
* PurpleProse
* QuoteMine
* QuoteSwearUnquote
* QuoteToQuoteCombat
* QuotingMyself
* RaceNameBasis
* RadioVoice
* RageAgainstTheMentor
* RapidFireInterrupting
* RapidFireNameGuessing
* ARareSentence
* ReadingTheStageDirectionsOutLoud
* RealisticDictionIsUnrealistic
* TheReasonYouSuckSpeech
* RememberThatYouTrustMe
* RepeatedCueTardyResponse
* RhetoricalQuestionBlunder
* RhymesOnADime
* RhymingList
* RousingSpeech
* SaidBookism
* SarcasticConfession
* SayingSoundEffectsOutLoud
* SayingTooMuch
* ScheherezadeGambit
* ScrewYouElves
* ScrewYourUltimatum
* SeamlessSpontaneousLie
* SeinfeldianConversation
* SevenMinuteLull
* ShallIRepeatThat
* ShamedByAMob
* ShamingTheMob
* ShapedLikeItself
* SharePhrase
* ShuttingUpNow
* ShutUpKirk
* ShutUpKiss
* SignatureLine
* SigningOffCatchPhrase
* SilenceIsGolden
* SilentConversation
* SilentWhisper
* SirSwearsALot
* {{Smurfing}}
* SnarkToSnarkCombat
* SnubByOmission
* SomethingOnlyTheyWouldSay
* SommelierSpeak
* SpeakIllOfTheDead
* SpeakingLikeTotallyTeen
* SpeakInUnison
* SpeaksInShoutOuts
* SpeechBubbleCensoring
* SpeechCentricWork
* SpySpeak
* StageWhisper
* StartMyOwn
* StealthInsult
* StereoFibbing
* StockQuotes
* StopCopyingMe
* StopSayingThat
* StrangeSyntaxSpeaker
* StupidQuestionBait
* SubvertedCatchPhrase
* SuddenlyShouting
* TheSummation
* SurrogateSoliloquy
* SurvivalMantra
* SuspiciouslySpecificDenial
* SuspiciouslySpecificTense
* SustainedMisunderstanding
* SwitchToEnglish
* TWordEuphemism
* TalkAboutTheWeather
* TalkingThroughTechnique
* TalkingInYourDreams
* TalkingToPlants
* TalkingToTheDead
* TalkingWithSigns
* TalkingYourWayOut
* TalksLikeASimile
* TelegraphGagSTOP
* TellHimImNotSpeakingToHim
* TellMeAboutMyFather
* TermsOfEndangerment
* TerseTalker
* ThankYourPrey
* ThatCameOutWrong
* ThatCloudLooksLike
* ThatLiarLies
* ThatMakesMeFeelAngry
* ThatMysteriousThing
* ThatWasNotADream
* ThatWasObjectionable
* ThinkingOutLoud
* ThisIsForEmphasisBitch
* TimeTravelTenseTrouble
* TrialBalloonQuestion
* TrickDialogue
* TheTriple
* TroubleEntendre
* TrustPassword
* TwistingTheWords
* TwistedEchoCut
* TwoChicksInAKitchen
* TwoScenesOneDialogue
* UnnecessaryTimePrecision
* UnsportsmanlikeGloating
* UnusualEuphemism
* VerbalBackspace
* VoiceoverLetter
* WalkInChimeIn
* WallOfBlather
* WasntThatFun
* WaxingLyrical
* WeaponsGradeVocabulary
* WeirdAside
* WeirderThanUsual
* WelcomeToCorneria
* WhamLine
* WhatsAHenway
* WhatTheHellHero
* WhereDoYouThinkYouAre
* WhileYouWereInDiapers
* WhosOnFirst
* WhoopiEpiphanySpeech
* WhoWillBellTheCat
* WhoWouldBeStupidEnough
* WhyAreWeWhispering
* WitchWithACapitalB
* WontTakeYesForAnAnswer
* WorldOfCardboardSpeech
* WouldRatherSuffer
* [[YesNoAnswerInterpretation Yes/No Answer Interpretation]]
* YiddishAsASecondLanguage
* YouAnsweredYourOwnQuestion
* YouAreNotAlone
* YouCanTalk
* YouCanTurnBack
* YouExclamation
* YouHaveToBelieveMe
* YouSquared
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