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[[caption-width-right:350:[-Veronica likely didn't get [[BeautyContest awarded Miss Congeniality]] either.-] ]]

''Tropes about the results of competitions, battles, and contests, plus how they are caused and how they are handled.''

See also: CompetitionIndex, EndingTropes, and SportsStoryTropes.

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[[index]]
!!Tropes:

* AintTooProudToBeg
* AwardSnub
* TheBadGuyWins
* BribingYourWayToVictory
* BrokenStreak
* ConsolationAward
* CrackDefeat
* DarkHorseVictory
* DecidedByOneVote
* DefeatMeansFriendship
* DefeatMeansRespect
* DefiantToTheEnd
* DisqualificationInducedVictory
* DoomedMoralVictor
* FirstGirlWins
* FlawlessVictory
* ForegoneVictory
* GameOver
* GameOverMan
* GracefulLoser
* HeadsIWinTailsYouLose
* HopelessBossFight (BossBattle where victory is not meant to be possible)
* ILetYouWin
* InstantWinCondition
* LastGirlWins
* LoserGetsTheGirl
* LosingIsWorseThanDeath
* MeaninglessVillainVictory
* NearVillainVictory
* NonstandardGameOver
* OneJudgeToRuleThemAll
* OutGambitted (winner in a contest of schemes)
* PostGameRetaliation
* PostVictoryCollapse
* PyrrhicVictory
* RealAwardFictionalCharacter
* TheRunnerUpTakesItAll
* SecondPlaceIsForLosers
* SecondPlaceIsForWinners
* SecondPrize
* SoreLoser
* SmoochOfVictory (whether or not there was an actual competition)
* StatusQuoGameShow
* ATasteOfDefeat
* TeamRocketWins
* TooQuirkyToLose
* {{Touche}}
* ToWinWithoutFighting
* UnderdogsNeverLose
* UnsportsmanlikeGloating
* VictorGainsLosersPowers
* VictoriousLoser
* VictoryByEndurance
* VictoryFakeout
* VictoryGuidedAmnesia
* VictoryIsBoring
* VictoryPose
* VictoryQuote
* VictoryThroughIntimidation
* WeWinBecauseYouDidNot
* AWinnerIsYou
* WinsByDoingAbsolutelyNothing
* WhiteFlag
* WonTheWarLostThePeace
* WorthyOpponent
* YouLoseAtZeroTrust
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