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Gadget Trial is not a court procedure involving Inspector Gadget, or, for that matter, any of the Rescue Rangers.
Somewhere, a fanfic writer is reading this and getting an idea.
Nor is it a sequence where you test out the new gadget the Gadgeteer Genius built.
Gadget Watches does not imply that she is a Chip/Dale Yaoi Fangirl.
Gag Boobs is not about someone who finds breasts disgusting, nor is it about a pair of fake breasts that work like those surprise snake cans when you try to remove the bra, (although, that would be awesome) nor using breasts to silence a captive (though that may may make being held hostage suck less).
Gag Penis, by the same token, is not the male equivalent of any of those, nor is it about poorly-executed fellatio.
A Gag Dub is not a dub so bad it makes you want to gag.
Gainax Ending is not a death by Marshmallow Hell...
Neither is it an ending where a character gets an ax.
Neither is it about the bankruptcy of Gainax.
...just as Gainaxing is not hastily wrapping up a canceled series with a Mind Screw.
Gambit Roulette is not a casino owned by that character in X-Men.
... nor a gambit involving that toxin-producing lady in .
Wild Cards The Game is not about video game adaptations of other media. Or the Michael Douglas movie. Also, it does not belong to Ender, nor is it a former member of G-Unit, nor is it Triple H. However, you did just lose it.
A Game Breaker will not ruin the media your game comes in.
A Game-Breaking Bug is not a bug that results in a Game Breaker.
A Game Over Man is not someone who starts saying " Nothing Can Save Us Now!" after a catastrophe. Neither is it someone from .
Aliens The Game Plays You is not about being conned by Triple H, or being portrayed by him in a show or movie.
A Game Shark is not someone who breaks into your house and gives you the newest game/console in exchange for weekly 'protection' fees.
It is also not a shark that can be hunted for sport.
Gameplay and Story Integration is not something that clever Fan Fic writers try to do to make their Fanon seem more realistic or interesting.
It also isn't how you find the area under the gameplay and story curve.
Gameplay and Story Segregation is not a type of Fantastic Racism.
Gamer Chick: Beth Kinderman does not edit this wiki and this is not her user page. Nor has Jack Chick suddenly acquired a Wii. It also has nothing to do with baby chickens.
Gangsta Style is not a remix of Gangnam Style. At least, not on this wiki.
Gaol Time is not about a character's Kid Icarus: Uprising Day in the Limelight.
Gas Leak Coverup is not about covering up the existence of a gas leak. Unless the cover story is another gas leak.
Gateway Series is not about the series.
Gateway Gatling Good is not a subtrope of Good Weapon, Evil Weapon.
Or a commentary on the morality of Dr. Richard Jordan Gatling, the weapon's designer.
It's also not an assessment of the Governor from .
Benson Gattaca Babies are not a little-known example of Spinoff Babies.
The Gay Nineties and The Nineties take place during two different centuries. It's also not The Nineties where everyone is gay.
A Gay Option is not a sentient power-up found in a certain shmup filled with Les Yay.
A Gecko Ending is not the end of those obnoxious GECIO commercials. Unfortunately.
A Gender Bender is not a type of bender that they left out of .
Avatar: The Last Airbender Nor is it a episode where the larcenous robotic star gains male or female parts.
Futurama Gender-Bender Friendship is not about a friendship which transcends gender boundaries. Nor is it about friendship between crossdressers.
Gene Hunting is named after Gene Hunt, but has nothing else to do with him.
It also does not refer to the final boss battle of .
Metal Gear Solid: Portable Ops Nor was it named after the act of searching for a specific DNA sequence, although the actual practice of Gene Hunting might involve some of this.
Genetic Engineering is the New Nuke is not about using the threat of genetic engineering on your enemy as a means of deterrence in a Cold War situation.
Genius Loci is not the intellectual kind of genius. Nor is it about a certain Norse trickster god being exceptionally clever. Or smart locusts. Or locusts belonging to Genis. Latin plural for Locution? Totally out, too.
Genki Girl is not a fangirl of video games made by a developer called Genki.
Nor doesn't have to be a fangirl of martial artist Genki Sudo.
Gentleman Thief will not steal your boyfriend. At least until the Yaoi Fangirls start writing fic.
Get a Hold of Yourself, Man! is not a superhero (or Dr. Wily robot) with the power to bring panicky people to their senses. Nor is it the first thing a woman does after being turned male, or something a guy does when he doesn't have anywhere to go on a Saturday night.
Get Back Here Boss You Will Not Evade Me is two tropes, not one.
Get Back in the Closet is not when someone is told that it's not yet safe to stop hiding in a closet, nor about a gay person who has already come out wanting to go back on it.
Get on the Boat has nothing to do with issues present in pirated copies of , nor with Deus Ex Shipping.
Nor is it what you do when you see a lion swimming towards you.
Nor is it about deportation of immigrants.
Get Out is not when someone attempts to warn people in a crowded room or building of impending disaster.
A Ghetto Name is not a nickname for a local inner-city area.
The Ghost Butler will not carry your bags to your tomb.
GIFT is not something you get for Christmas.
Gimmick Matches are not Trick Matches.
The Girl Next Door does not actually live next door or two doors down from your house, and before you ask, her name is not Patty Loveless either.
Girl Powered is not an Always Female subtrope of Powered by a Forsaken Child.
Girl with Psycho Weapon is not about femme fatales wielding Improbable Weapons or about women with weapons that are themselves crazy.
Nor is it about girls with weapons with psychokinetic powers..
Girls Behind Bars is not about female bartenders.
Girls Love Stuffed Animals is not related to Girls Love.
Glamour is not about being good looking. Or bands from The Eighties.
A Glamour Failure does not usually involve poorly-applied makeup.
Or T. Rex falling down the charts.
Or failing in a glamorous way.
The Glasses Come Off not because The Glasses Gotta Go.
It also isn't specifically a time when That Guy with the Glasses takes off his eyeware for any reason, such as to get "serious" about something...At least, not yet.
Global Ignorance is not about information unknown to the entire world.
Glurge does not refer to moments of such heartstring-tugging sappiness that you throw up a little in your mouth just trying to process it, although they're often associated with one another.
Go-Go Enslavement is not one of Inspector Gadget's lesser-known abilities.
Go Mad from the Revelation is not what happens after reading .
The Bible God-Mode Sue is not a Mary Sue who can clear Mushihime-sama Futari 's Black Label God mode.
It's not a nickname for someone called Sue that always uses invincibility cheats in video games.
God Never Said That is not about theological disputes concerning which books belong in The Bible and which are merely apocryphical.
God Save Us from the Queen! is not about the slavering queen of the zombies (Yet).
Goddamned Bats is not about The Goddamn Batman, nor baseball bats or any other kind. Or necessarily about actual bats, either.
Godwin's Law is not about how challenging (a) "God" will cause a One-sided victory for that god.
Goggles Do Nothing does not refer to sights that make you want to gouge out your eyes.
Going Commando is not about Going Postal
WITH AN ARMY COMMANDO! For that matter, it has nothing to do with joining any military's special forces units whatsoever.
Going Critical does not involve telling someone why their book, movie, etc. is utter crap.
Going Down with the Ship is not about a fan getting depressed because his favourite character pairing has been ruined forever.
The Golden Age of Piracy is not the time when Napster was free.
A Golden Snitch will not tattle on the villain (or any other character) and then be held up as a paragon of virtue.
Gold Makes Everything Shiny does not mean you can polish anything by rubbing gold on it.
Gonk is not about droids that resemble garbage cans from .
Star Wars Gonna Need More X is not what Dr. Gonzo might have said to his companion while inspecting the amount of recreational drugs they'd packed.
Good Angel, Bad Angel is not about the duality of Angel and Angelus.
It is also not an angelic version of the Good Cop/Bad Cop routine to interrogate demons.
Good Bad Bugs are not Big Creepy-Crawlies that are really just trying to help ( unfortunately), nor is it about early Looney Tunes cartoons.
Good Girls Avoid Abortion doesn't imply that Sanae Kotiya ever had sex.
Good Hurts Evil is not about a hero fighting a villain. That's just too generic.
Good Is Impotent is not about when The Loins Sleep Tonight for the hero.
Good-Looking Privates is definitely not about well-groomed... well...
A Good Name for a Rock Band is, regrettably, not about trope titles that would be. This is.
It is not, however, about suggestions that Harmomix change the name of their game.
A Good Troi Episode is not an episode where Troi stops being a Jerkass for once.
A Goofy Suit doesn't necessarily have to show the suit's wearer as Goofy.
Goo Goo Godlike is not about poorly designed, overpowered characters.
M.U.G.E.N. Gorgeous Garment Generation is not about a generation of people who all dress gorgeously.
Gorn is not about vicious yet civilised lizard aliens.
Nor about vicious yet civilized orc-like creatures on the world of Lost Guardia.
Nor about vicious yet civilized large men wielding giant axes in the mines of Khorinis.
Nor the king of Saronia.
Gosh Hornet is not about an insect deity.
Goth is not about the Germanic tribe.
Gotta Kill Them All and Kill 'em All have nothing to do with Metallica.
Götterdämmerung is not how someone who doesn't know German says "goddamn" in German. That would be "Verdammt!"
Grande Dame is not Dizzy and Robo-Ky's version of Big "NO!", no matter how many times they said it in-game.
No, the Grandfather Clause as the law in the antebellum South to prevent blacks from voting is not that popular as to get its own page. Nope, it's only one item on the list.
Grandma, What Massive Hotness You Have is not the combination of Never Mess with Granny and Playing with Fire or Kill It with Fire.
Grand Theft Prototype is not a crossover between and Grand Theft Auto . Though that may be awesome.
Prototype Granola Girl is not someone who eats too much candy or a girl made of granola.
Gratuitous Panning is not about multiple critics complaining about shows they don't like. Or about unnecessary overuse of the Frying Pan of Doom. Or using a wooden rectangular frame with a steel mesh bottom to sift through soil looking for specks of gold for longer than necessary. Or begging for spare change on the street corner when you don't really need the money.
Gravity Sucks is not a criticism of a certain Alfonso Cuarón film set in Earth orbit.
Grease Monkey is not remade Grease .
Great Balls Of Fire is not about flaming testicles.
Great White Hunter is not a mighty person who hunts white people. Or someone who hunts Great White sharks.
Green Christmas has nothing to do with the lack of snow on Christmas or being eco-friendly.
Green-Eyed Monster does not mean the beast has a leaf colored iris.
Green is Blue has nothing to do with colorblindness.
Grenade Tag is not about spraying graffiti with a grenade, nor is it a paper label with instructions and warning attached to a grenade.
Grey and Gray Morality does not discuss whether British or American spelling is more ethical.
Grew a Spine has nothing to do with the evolution of vertebrate animals.
A Grief Song is not a song someone sings incessantly to piss you off.
Grind Boots are not for Level Grinding, or for puting out cigarettes.
Nor is it an order to turn some boots into powder.
Groin Attack is about attacking groins, not attacks made by groins.
"Groundhog Day" Loop has nothing to do with the "Ground Loop" that taxiing airplanes with taildragger landing gear can find themselves performing when they turn too quickly.
Ground Punch is neither when Ground Punches You nor when somebody punches upwards when lying down on the ground.
Growing the Beard has nothing to do with homosexual men who train women to be their fake girlfriends.
Grumpy Bear is not the reason Bears Are Bad News.
Grumman did not create the F4F Wildcat, F6F Hellcat, TBF Avenger, F-14 Tomcat, A-6 Intruder, or other famous "Iron Works" products.
Guile Hero does not reflect the American viewpoint regarding the main protagonist of the series.
Street Fighter Guilty Pleasures are not pleasures that are against the law to enjoy, though there are people who think they should be.
A Guinness Episode is not an episode in which everyone drinks beer and gets drunk.
Nor is it an episode with Sir Alec Guinness as a guest star.
Gunman with Three Names does not refer to a certain line of mechs that run on fighting spirit.
Guns in Church does not refer to the climax of every John Woo movie ever.
Gym Bunny is not about scantily-clad women in gyms. Try Sensual Spandex.
Nor is it a rabbit on a treadmill.
Or a Bridge Bunny relaxing while off duty.
Or a Gym Leader using Pokémon such as Buneary and Lopunny.
Hacked by a Pirate is not about a peg-legged swashbuckler chopping up a scalawag with a cutlass.
Haggis Is Horrible is not a parody of .
Hägar the Horrible Hahvahd Yahd In My Cah is apparently not about a Middle Eastern guy in your car.
Hailfire Peaks is not just an active volcano. (Actually, only half of it is a volcano.)
Hairy Hammerspace is a lot less nasty than it sounds.
A Hannibal Lecture almost certainly will not end with " I love it when a plan comes together."
Hard on Soft Science is only tangetially related to Mohs Scale of Science Fiction Hardness, nor is it anything pornographic. Though if you are imagining physics roughly taking psychology, then the Internet has clearly desensitized you to retarded sexualization.
Harder Than Hard is not about getting an even bigger erection than usual.
Has Two Mommies is not about when someone's father gets a Gender Bender, nor does it mean that the mother has the ability to clone herself.
Hate Dumb is not about frustration at being Surrounded by Idiots.
Hate Sink is not about someone who dislikes washing hands.
Have a Nice Death is not about The Grim Reaper being friendly.
Have I Mentioned I Am Heterosexual Today? is not about a character whose sexual orientation changes constantly.
He Didn't Make It is not what Mario said to Yoshi concerning Luigi and his stone.
He's Back has nothing to do with bus trips, believe it or not. It does usually lead to an Oh Crap moment for baddies, though.
He Who Fights Monsters is not a Monster Hunter. Well, actually, he is, but there's a bit more to the trope-naming quote than that. He also does not have relatives who are Those Who Hunt Elves.
Head Bob is not the leader of a group of Roberts.
Or the leader of the Bobs in .
Mirrormask Nor does it mean a haircut that goes way too far.
Headbutting Heroes does not describe Urdnot Wrex, or any other krogan on Commander Shepard's team.
Headbutt of Love has nothing to do with the final scene of A Dirty Shame. It also isn't a literal headbutt, as in one that leaves a dent in the recipient's skull.
Headbutt Thermometer, for that matter, has nothing to do with potential cross-contamination from forgetting which measurement device goes in which orifice.
It also does not refer to people headbutting thermometers. No one wants mercury on their foreheads.
A Head Desk is not a desk for your head. Nor the desk that belongs to whoever's in charge, nor a desk that is itself in charge o other furniture.
A Head Pet isn't about the leader of a group of pets or when the one in charge of a family is their pet.
Nor does it refer to affectionate stroking of the cranial region.
Healing Spring is not about suddenly getting well when the season of the year called "spring" comes around.
Nor is it an item that functions as a combination health pack and springboard.
Hearing Voices does not mean being able to hear what people are actually saying.
The Heartless has nothing to do with that pink haired woman from .
Mega Man Star Force 3 The Heavy does not refer to the Husky Russkie of .
Team Fortress 2 Heavy Mithril is not about the mass of fictional metals or minerals.
Heel Face Mind Screw does not mean that you haven't a clue which side So-And-So is really on.
Heel-Face Revolving Door is not a particularly stubborn revolving door that keeps hitting people that try to go through it in the face and the heel.
Heel-Face Turn does not refer to twisting your ankle. Nor is it a spinning kick.
Heir Club for Men is not the father or obstetrician standing at the business end of a birthing table and getting knocked out by the baby's explosive birth.
Heinz Hybrid is not a Prius painted to look like a giant ketchup bottle.
He Knows About Timed Hits is not a subtrope of He Knows Too Much involving the accidental knowledge of activities of supervillains or their henchmen.
Hell Is That Noise is not "terrifying noise".
Hellfire is not a page dedicated to the Villain Song from . The song The Hunchback of Notre Dame is that awesome, but we don't give pages to individual songs. ( Much.)
Hellish Pupils has nothing to do with demonic students (well, unless you count that one game that features hellish pupils with Hellish Pupils, but that's stretching it).
Hello Boys does not refer to a Gender Flip of the " Hi, girls!" scene from .
My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic Hello! Project is not related to the beginner coder's "Hello World" program. Nor is it any kind of plan, elaborate or otherwise) conducted by Hello Kitty.
Nor is it what an engineer says when his plans come to fruition.
Hello, Sailor! has nothing to do with the official slogan of Antharia.
He-Man Woman Hater is not a redirect for Manly Gay.
Here There Be Lions does not describe a place where you're likely to find big cats.
Hero Insurance is not what you file a claim with after your doomsday satellite gets totaled yet again.
Hero Unit is not a unit used in your Karma Meter.
It is also not a measurement for quantifying good.
Heroic Bastard is not about heroes who are jerks, although it's certainly possible to have a bastard who is a Heroic Bastard.
Heroic BSOD is not filled with examples of heroes inducing driver conflicts or installing unstable versions of Windows to foil the villain's plot.
Heroic Host isn't about superheroes with their own talk shows.
He's Just Hiding is a plot that causes fans to believe that a character isn't really dead. It's only very tangentially related to tropes like King in the Mountain.
Het isn't about one of the Dutch words for " the".
A man is not He Who Must Not Be Seen because he will get shot if he stands up.
Hidden Agenda Villain is not about the bad guy from the Dolph Lundgren film Hidden Agenda.
Hide Your Lesbians isn't about actual hiding or stealth.
A High Concept is not one you think was made on drugs. Or, despite both being about pitching new concepts, is it another name for This Is Your Premise on Drugs.
High Fantasy is not about drug trips.
High Heel-Face Turn is not about going to the good side while under the influence of drugs.
The High Queen is not a queen who does drugs.
High Priest ( while we're on a roll, here) is (probably) not your clergy on drugs.
A High School AU is not an astronomical unit that has not yet graduated.
High-Speed Missile Dodge does not have a corresponding High Speed Missile Plymouth, despite one of Chrysler's 1950s side businesses.
Hijacked by Ganon is not a crisis where Ganon literally takes control of a vehicle of any kind. Neither does it have to do with being hijacked by any super-villain who resembles Ganon.
Hijacked by Jesus does not mean Jesus likes to steal vehicles.
It's also not about Hispanic Marxists in a Cold War era movie who hold up guns and/or bombs and exclaim that they are going to to "hijack this plane to Cuba!"
Hilarity Sues is not about joke overpowered author inserts.
A Hime Cut is not produced from Mikoto's sword. Nor is it a type of Camera Trick.
Hippie Parents are not parents OF a hippie, just the opposite.
Hippie Teacher is not a teacher with with big hips.
His Name Is... not Slim Shady. Nor is it No body.
It also does not have a female counterpart called Her Name Is
Historical Hero Upgrade is not aboout Shōnen manga or anime or Henshin Toku shows set in the historical past.
Hit Flash is not advice given to a DC supervillain.
Hitler Ate Sugar is not Hitler on a sugar high.
Hitler's Time Travel Exemption Act is not a law passed during Nazi Germany stating who is allowed or not allowed to travel through time.
The "Your X" in Hit You So Hard Your X Will Feel It does not refer to your ex-spouse. Much as you might like him/her to feel it.
Ho Yay is not a statement of support for prostitutes, well, except for Inara.
It's also not about support of the ukulele maestro, but it may be about support of the Uke.
It's not a Hip Hop slang either.
It's also not a nickname for Erstin's fan club (though she's involved in some).
Hobbes Was Right is nothing to do with the accuracy of the philosophy of stuffed tigers.
Homemade Sweater From Hell is not what Satan's mother knits him. Although it could be.
Holding the Floor is not what you only need to do if you're too drunk. Nor, for that matter, is it what you might need to do in a level wherein the floors are constantly rotating.
Hollywood Atlas has most likely never held the world on its shoulders.
Hollywood Board Games does not include a Hollywood edition of Monopoly.
Hollywood California is not about the actual location - but is in the same league as Hollywood Atheist, Hollywood Nerd, Hollywood Voodoo, and the myriads of other related tropes.
Hollywood Cuisine is not about fine dining in Hollywood or how American media presents fine dining.
Hollywood Darkness has nothing to do with Black and White Morality, and Card-Carrying Villain is not an example.
Hollywood History is not about the History Of Hollywood.
Hollywood Natives is not about people growing up near Los Angeles, unless the story takes place After the End.
Hollywood Psych is not The Movie of that show about a fake psychic.
Hollywood Style is not an American knockoff of Gangnam Style.
Hollywood Tactics is not a strategy RPG using celebrities.
Holy Hand Grenade is not about what Robin would say to Batman against an explosives-themed villain.
The Holy Shit Quotient is not part of a Holy Shit Long Division.
Honest Axe is about a tale, but not the one about George Washington cutting a cherry tree. It is also not about Abraham Lincoln going Ax-Crazy. Or about an axe that is honest.
Nor is it about a marketing shift of Axe body spray commercials to be more truthful about its effects on women.
Honey Trap is not what they used to catch Winnie the Pooh or Br'er Rabbit.
Honor Among Thieves and Honor Before Reason are not titles. Yet?
Honor Harrington Hope Is Scary has nothing to do with how terrifying the Xena: Warrior Princess villain is.
Hope Spot isn't a location filled with hope.
Horse of a Different Color does not actually refer to colorful horses. Not even Rainbow Dash.
Hostage Spirit Link does not involve the ghost of the protagonist of being held for ransom.
The Legend of Zelda Nor does it involve a creature enchantment that costs one white mana to play and has appeared in every numbered edition since 4th as well as in Magic: The Gathering Legends.
Hostile Show Takeover is not about actors buying a controlling share in a show and then using the power of Executive Meddling to make themselves leads.
It's also not about a benevolent executive stepping in to prevent a show from physically attacking its audience.
Hot-Blooded doesn't mean what it means in the song by Foreigner. (Check it and see.) Nor is it about warm-blooded animals Up to Eleven.
A Hot Coffee Minigame will most definitely not be found in any of the video games.
Cooking Mama Hot Librarian is not a librarian working in a very warm library. (Though the resulting sweating and having to take off some clothes may invoke this trope.)
Hot Sub-on-Sub Action is not actual submarine sex. Or submarine sandwich sex ( Subway/Quiznos FTW!). Or a trope about two " submissives" together.
Hot Wings is not about wings that are Fetish Fuel (although some would be turned on anyway). Nor is it about chicken. ( Aww...)
It also doesn't refer to a stolen airplane.
A Hot Witch probably doesn't specialize in Playing with Fire.
House Amnesia does not occur when a certain Dr. Jerk gets a tap on the head and forgets everything.
House Fey is not about the practitioners of the Kurain channeling technique. Or finding the aforementioned Dr. Jerk suspiciously charming.
House Rules is probably this wiki's consensus regarding Hugh Laurie's show, but the page isn't about that.
How Did We Miss This One? is not a statement that an exasperated Giant Mook berates his Imperial Stormtrooper Marksmanship Academy-trained underlings with, or a spymaster to his incompetent agents.
"How Did You Know?" "I Didn't." is not what you might ask when someone catches you pretending you'd done something.
How Do You Like Them Apples? is not about surveys from apple farmers.
How Unscientific! is not expressed on the Mohs Scale of Science Fiction Hardness.
Hub City is not that suburban area where bumpers and promos for The Hub takes place.
Nor is it Boston, in spite of one of the nicknames for that city.
Huge Guy, Tiny Girl refers to body height, and not, er, another kind of length.
Hulking Out involves more than just tearing off your tee-shirt to give to the crowd.
Hulk Speak is not about The Incredible Hulk giving speeches or going into politics. Or ending sentences with "brother".
Humans Are Bastards is not about a Bad Future where marriage between humans is banned, forcing all subsequent births to be illegitimate.
Humans Are the Real Monsters is not particularly related to the Scooby-Doo Hoax.
A Hurricane of Euphemisms does not refer to bad weather in Britannia.
Hybrid Monster does not refer to a highly modified Prius with enormous tires that's capable of crushing a row of junked gas-guzzlers down at the arena on SUNDAY! SUNDAY! SUNDAY!
A Hyperactive Sprite is not a fairy-type character with lots of energy. Nor is it a lemon-lime soda that makes you hyperactive.
Hyperspace Arsenal is not what happens when a certain soccer team gets a hyperdrive.
Hypno Fool is not about a Jester who specializes in that.
Or a stupid specimen of a Psychic Pokémon variety.
Or a Burger Fool that hypnotizes its customers to make them feel full—or, better, hungry so they'll buy more.
Hypnotize the Princess is not a very limited variation of the spell "Charm Person".
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I Am Becoming Song is not an unusual case of Involuntary Shapeshifting.
Nor does it mean turning into a Korean person with a common family name.
Likewise, I Am Great Song is not either of the above two after having accepted oneself as a song or Song and really enjoying it.
I Am Big Boned has nothing to do with Biggus Dickus.
I'm a Humanitarian is most definitely not about Humanist Atheist characters or charity workers. Though this troper isn't taking any chances.
I Am a Monster is not how half the cast of introduces themselves.
Sesame Street " I Am Legion" will not be said by Roman Millitary Tribunes or Strategoi.
I Am Not Left-Handed has little to do with left-handedness.
I Am Not My Father does not regard a man who's rumored to be his own parent.
I Am Not Shazam is not the phrase someone says when they are asked to identify a piece of music.
"I Am" Song is not a grammatically questionable statement of identity (and hence not usually a musician's Badass Boast).
Nor is it an assertion that one is the Korean person being inquired after.
I Am Spartacus is not usually followed by This Is SPARTA.
I Ate What? is not what someone said when they unknowingly were fed the 2nd baseman of the Lou Costello baseball team.
I Call Him "Mister Happy" has nothing to do with naming a certain character.
Mr. Men I Cannot Self-Terminate does not refer to someone who's unable to send a Terminator robot back in time to kill his or her younger self.
I Can't Believe It's Not Heroin has no relation whatsoever to What Do You Mean, It Wasn't Made on Drugs?. Nor is it a reaction to a Faux Action Girl.
I Can't Use These Things Together is not about the problems gamers face when confronted with way too many buttons to press at the same time.
Idiot Ball is not a dance full of idiots, nor a sport played by idiots.
I Do Not Own is not about admitting one's inferiority, unless you count lack of originality.
I Fought the Law and the Law Won has nothing to do with getting your ass kicked by a particular character.
Tekken I Got Bigger is not boasting about expansion of a man's base organs.
I Have Boobs, You Must Obey! involves obeying the person who has the boobs, not the boobs themselves.
I Have You Now, My Pretty is rarely ever followed up with the phrase " And Your Little Dog Too".
I Have Your Index does not actually have Index.
I Just Shot Marvin in the Face, but not because he was trying to claim this planet in the name of Mars.
I Just Want to Be Normal is not a reason your Eevee doesn't want to evolve.
I Kiss Your Foot is not specifically about foot fetish. Which doesn't mean that these two things cannot be combined, of course. Like when e.g. a certain gothic lolita vampire is involved.
I Know You Know I Know is not about orgies.
"I Know You're in There Somewhere" Fight is not a phrase displayed onscreen (and spoken aloud by the announcer) before a round begins in a Fighting Game.
I Need to Go Iron My Dog is not about a Shar Pei. Nor is it about a compulsion to abuse animals.
Nor is it about Tony Stark being too busy for distractions as he adopts a dog and makes some specialized Powered Armor for it.
I Need You Stronger is not a plea for assistance from Kamen Rider Stronger.
Improbably Predictable has nothing to do with Strictly Formula.
I Read That As Discussion does not involve misreading non-discussion topics as discussion.
I Remember Because... is not the next addictive TV Tropes Just for Fun fad next to I Read That As and I Thought It Meant.
I Say What I Say has nothing to do with Foghorn Leghorn's Verbal Tic.
I Thought It Meant isn't I Thought They Said, and vice-versa. Bonus points for recursivness!
I Thought It Meant Discussion isn't a response to some comment resulting in immediate and drastic action.
I Want My Jetpack isn't about the solution to a particularly Guide Dang It puzzle in the first game.
Space Quest "I Want" Song is not about a king demanding minstrels. Nor is it about a big, dumb, mean captor who is sedate as long as there's music playing.
Nor is it the song "I Want It Now!" sung by Veruca Salt (the character, not the band) from that film.
It's also not a LOLcat. (Not yet, anyway.)
I Want You to Meet an Old Friend of Mine has nothing to do with " Say hello to my little friend!"
I Was Just Passing Through is not about talking neutrinos.
Idiosyncratic Ship Naming is not about how actual vessels are given clever or thematic names (such as Imperial warships in sounding very nasty, cruel, and/or violent).
Star Wars Idiot Ball is not a nickname for a sport given by the sport's hatedom.
The Idiot Hero is not necessarily the star of an Idiot Plot.
For that matter, an Idiot Plot is not a story written for morons.
If Jesus Then Aliens is not the argument that if you let one (or a few) foreigners from Mexico and points south, you're opening it up to all of them.
If You Call Before Midnight Tonight is not an argument over when "tonight" becomes "tomorrow morning".
If You Kill Him, You Will Be Just Like Him is not about using Klingon Promotion to take over the position of your favourite idol.
IKEA Erotica is not a trope about people having sex with furniture, though a fic about people having sex with furniture can be IKEA Erotica. Nor, on a related note, is it necessarily set in a labyrnthine Scandinavian furniture store.
Ill Girl is not the third of her kind.
Becoming an IV Girl isn't out of the question, though.
Illogical Safe is not a subtrope of Solve the Soup Cans relating to boxes with bizarre locking mechanisms.
Nor is it about The McCoy being in no danger.
Illusion of Life has nothing to do with existential crises.
Imagine Spot is not a command. " Imagine Spot running! Run, Spot, Run!"
Immigrant Patriotism is not about immigrants flaunting their home countries at everybody and expressing its supposed superiority over the country they moved to, but the exact opposite mindset.
Immune to Bullets Made of Iron is two tropes, not one. (Blame the quote in I Cannot Self-Terminate.)
Immune to Fate does not meant that Fate Testarossa's attacks cannot effect you.
Implacable Man — "implacable" not in the sexual sense.
Impaled Palm involves the impaling the palm of one's hand, not a palm tree.
Implausible Fencing Powers is in no way a ludicrously overpowered ability to build fences.
An Important Haircut is not (necessarily) highly unusual and unique that people can easily identify an individual with it.
Impossibly Cool Clothes and Impossibly Cool Weapon are not about clothes or weapons at temperatures below absolute zero.
Improbable Age has nothing to do with Really 700 Years Old.
Improbable Cover isn't about an image that, against all odds, was put on the front of a book.
In a World is not specifically a Speculative Fiction Trope.
In Love with the Mark is an assassination trope. It is not about conmen falling in love with The Mark. Nor is it about being in love with someone whose name happens to be Mark.
In Name Only is not about situations that technically fit title of a trope without actually being an example of that trope.
In Which a Trope Is Described is not about patent applications.
Incredibly Lame Pun does not refer to a pun walking with a pronounced limp.
It is also not a pun that cannot stand on its own without the aid of other linguistic devices.
An Incredibly Obvious Bomb is not the producer's description of a particularly bad work.
An Incredibly Obvious Bug is not a glitch that really should have been discovered during the first round of testing. Nor is it about an easily-noticed insect, or, for that matter a prominently positioned Volkswagen.
Incredibly Obvious Tail is nothing to do with prehensile growths from the lower back, nor with an obsolete and somewhat derogatory term for woman, nor a big butt (male or female).
An Inconvenient Summons is not telling you that you have to report to Jury Duty when you're busy.
Inescapable Net is not about how pervasive or addictive the Internet has become in our lives.
Inflation Negation is not about deflating or popping.
An Ink Stain Adaptation is not one based on a Rorschach test.
Innocent Fanservice Girl is not about a female character who's sexually suggestive in a family-friendly way, nor does it involve crime investigations where the attractive female suspect turns out not to be the culprit.
The Inquisitor General is not literally the person in charge of the Inquisition, Spanish or otherwise.
Insane Troll Logic is not necessarily employed by Trolls, insane or otherwise.
An Insignia Rip-Off Ritual is not a ritual to appease those whose trademarked insignia you've just ripped off.
Inspirationally Disadvantaged is not a politically correct term for writer's block.
Instant Index Just Add Water is not about a freeze-dried or minuscule index that can be made into a normal index by getting it wet.
Instant Mass Just Add Water is not about characters or monsters that gain size by absorbing nearby liquids. It also doesn't suggest a nonalcoholic version of Catholic communion.
Instrumentality has little usefulness.
It is not a fatality performed with a tuba. (That would be fun to watch, though.)
Insult Backfire is not about making fun of the Tu-22M.
Insult Tropes is not an instruction.
An Intellectual Animal is not a human being. Take That, Aristotle!
Intercourse with You isn't about wanting to communicate with someone.
International Date Line is not telephone service to get dates with foreigners.
Internet Cold Reader is not a person who is a Deadpan Snarker on the internet.
An Internet Tough Guy is not someone who creates a real-life underground fighting competition, and then posts his victories there on YouTube.
Interrupted by the End is not about fighting The End from Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater.
Invulnerable Knuckles is not about Knuckles the Echidna becoming invulnerable. His namesakes, the knuckles that he sends, don't quite qualify in some versions of the character, considering what he's expected to fight, but they come close.
Iron Lady has nothing to do with robots. Nor maids, for that matter.
Ironic Hell is not about being condemned to an eternity full of hipsters. Nor is it about an afterlife run by hipsters.
Although if you went to hell for harm you had done to hipsters, and hell was full of hipsters, that would be an Ironic Hell.
I Surrender, Suckers involves neither handing over your lollipops, nor your tentacles.
It Gets Easier is not about how Nintendo Hard games get easier the more you practice them.
Similarly, It Never Gets Any Easier is not about games that don't get easier with practice, or to the fact that games never decrease in difficulty as you proceed.
Item Get does not precede ability program.
The Item Number is not about cataloguing inventory.
It's a Costume Party, I Swear has absolutely nothing to do with furry gatherings and the denial thereof.
It's A Small Net After All, does not involve animatronic children of the world singing a song that takes seven years to get out of your head.
It's a Wonderful Failure is not It's a Wonderful Plot where the protagonist kills himself at the end.
Nor when somebody fails and the story portrays it in a cheerful tone.
It's Easy, so It Sucks isn't about genderless entities that are very easy to seduce and therefore, uh, nevermind.
And It's Popular, Now It Sucks is not about said entities becoming sluttier as they become more popular.
Usually it's the reverse...
It's Hard, so It Sucks is not about having a fetish for flaccid penises, or fans of soft science fiction.
It's Not Porn, It's an Index has nothing to do with It's Not Porn, It's Art.
It's Raining Men is neither about disco, nor homosexuality.
It's Short, so It Sucks is not about penis sizes.
Nor is it synonymous with "It's small, so it fellates."
It's Up to You generally doesn't give you a choice in the matter.
It Sucks is not for Complaining About Shows You Don't Like.
Nor does it describe what a vampire, a leech, or a vacuum cleaner do.
It Was His Sled And Your Little Dog Too isn't a massive paranoia trope.
I've Heard of That — What Is It? is not a Lampshade Hanging of As You Know, though the former can be used to justify the use of the latter.
I'm Taking Her Home with Me! has nothing to do with Taking You with Me.