* CreatorBacklash: The author got rather fed up at the unsettling number of fan characters in the community and the amount of focus they got.
** She also seems to be ''[[PetPeeveTrope really]]'' annoyed with [[http://www.formspring.me/taeshi/q/247479543416235431 questions]] [[http://www.formspring.me/taeshi/q/247499097181790738 about]] [[AttemptedRape Alejandro]].
* FanNickname: Extended time calling them [=McCain=], "Final Fantasy Cat", and "Confrontation Cat" has made them more used than their official names, especially among fans. Their names being Alec, Augustus, and Alejandro, respectively.
** This troper finds it funny that these guys' names start with an "A".
* {{Jossed}}: "Another Chance" about [[spoiler:Augustus being a planned rapist.]]
** Also, Pillow Talk about [[spoiler: Jessica being a slut.]]
** At Loose Ends jossed that [[spoiler: Abbey's mom was still alive.]]
* OldShame: Many original chapters were moved over to the "[[http://www.bittersweetcandybowl.com/extras.html#graveyard Graveyard]]" section on the site.
* OneOfUs: [[http://www.bittersweetcandybowl.com/c55/p25.html Taeshi]] is clearly aware of this site. See her [[http://www.bittersweetcandybowl.com/c59/p21.html page comment.]]
* WhatCouldHaveBeen: "Another Path". [[spoiler:Eventually.]] Though, it could well have gone a '''lot''' worse if it had happened.
** "Another Chance"
** [[http://www.bittersweetcandybowl.com/c63/p46.html If this had gone better]]...