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Many {{graphical tropes}} are simplifications, used to make the scene easier to draw. Books are always open in the middle, bite marks are smooth, and so on.

Replace "lazy" with "low-budget" or "time-limited" as appropriate.

A SubTrope of LimitedAnimation, specifically the sub-type that makes the format so infamous.

'''Prominent examples:'''
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* BigBallOfViolence
* BattleOfTheStillFrames
* ByTheLightsOfTheirEyes
* CartoonCheese
* CartoonJuggling
* CheekyMouth
* DullSurprise
* FacelessMasses
* FeaturelessPlaneOfDisembodiedDialogue
* FourFingeredHands
* FurriesAreEasierToDraw
* GISSyndrome
* HandsInPockets
* InvisibleAnatomy
** PowerpuffGirlHands
** RaymanianLimbs
* InvisibleBowstring
* ItsAlwaysSpring
* ItsAlwaysSunnyInMiami
* LongPants
* MotionlessChin
* MouseHole
* MouthFlaps
* NoKnees
* NoMouth
* TheNoseless
* OnlySixFaces
* OnlyOneFemaleMold
* PaintedOnPants
* PerpetualExpression
* RainbowLite
* RingAroundTheCollar
* {{Rotoscoping}}
* RubberHoseLimbs
* SkintoneSclerae
* SparseListOfRules
* UnmovingPlaid
* UnreliableIllustrator
* WheelOFeet
* WraparoundBackground
* YourSizeMayVary
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