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Obake is not an Omake about baking.
Obvious Beta is not the obvious influence of a preview reader on a fanfic.
Nor is it a Siamese fighting fish with no sense of subtlety.
It's also not about players immediately knowing who Gamma's Final Boss was.
An Obvious Trap is not about men with Paper Thin Disguises as wormen.
OC Stand In is not a placeholder for The O.C.'s cast.
While Odd Job Gods might exist in universe, Oddjob certainly does James Bond not worship them.
Oddly Common Rarity isn't about the number of times Rarity shows up in an episode.
Nor is it about opening blister packs for a collectible card game and finding many of the same (supposedly) rare card.
Off the Rails is not like Railing Kill.
Offer Void In Nebraska is not Exdeath's directive to give a "gift" to the state of Nebraska... that "gift" being to suck it into
THE VOID! Nor is it about Shu Ouma offering to pull CGI weapons out of the Cornhuskers.
Offing the Offspring is not shutting down devices playing The Offspring. (Nor about murdering the band themselves, for that matter.)
Oh, Crap is not a situation when the viewer/player/reader of the work says "Oh crap!"
Oh God, with the Verbing! is not a prayer to the God of Verbs.
Older Than Dirt is not about old geezers who are over the hill.
And nor does it literally mean " Older Than Dirt". Dirt predates life, so since life is required for tropes to even exist, there were no tropes back then except a handful of Unbuilt Tropes which have nothing to do with any form of life, or dirt of course.
Older Than Steam does not reference things that are of a greater age than Valve's online content delivery service.
Older Than They Think is not about characters with the mindset of someone younger than they actually are. Nor does it refer to characters who are much older than they seem to be.
The Oldest Ones in the Book is not about someone who gets fooled or tricked by something that should be common knowledge.
Nor is it about the most elderly inmates in a given institution.
Old Media Are Evil is not about books like the Necronomicon. Try Tome of Eldritch Lore.
An Old Retainer is not an orthodontic device that you've long since ceased to use.
Olympus Mons is not about the mountain on Mars.
Ominous Crack does not cause a bad trip, proceed a horrendous fart, or be part of a wrong interpretation of a Bad Ass (see above).
It's not about cocaine, either.
Once Is Not Enough is not about orgasms.
One Bad Mother is not talking about Shaft. Nor does it have anything to do with " this badass mother".
It also isn't the token follower of a Religion of Evil in an otherwise good-aligned convent.
nor is it talking about a Mother game that you didn't like or depressed you.
One Bullet Clips do not apply exclusively to single-shot guns.
One Character, Multiple Lives is not about reviving after death in a manner similar to video games.
One Curse Limit is not about how you can only get away with one F-Bomb in a PG-13 movie.
A One-Episode Wonder is not a TV show well-known or fondly remembered for one really good episode.
One, Two, Three, Four, Go! does not refer to the comedy trope in which characters have trouble giving and following some simple instructions along the lines of "pull this rope when I count to three." That one is called On Three.
The One Guy is not The Guy You Wanna Be.
The One-Man Army does not serve the One World Order. Not yet anyway, but it's only a matter of time before someone makes this reality.
A One-Man Band is not someone who is all five members of the Five-Man Band at once.
The One Mario Limit does not involve the reduced use of the two-players-alternating option in modern video games.
The One Steve Limit is not the reason Joe replaced Steve.
One Riot, One Ranger is not " RAMIREZ! Quash that riot!"
Nor is it about distribution of Power Rangers when multiple riots occur around the world.
The first episode of wants to talk with you.
Kyoryuger One-Winged Angel is not about Angel gaining wings. It's not a cousin to Solo Wing Pixy either.
Only In America is not about works that are only available in the US. That would be No Export for You.
Only Six Faces is not a trope about cubes. Or even crates. No, not dice, either. For that matter, it's also not about a character who has way too many alternate identities.
Nor is it an insult used by hydras.
Only Shop in Town is not an order commanding you to limit your shopping to urban outlets.
OOC Is Serious Business is not about the Internet Backdraft that occurs when a Fan Fic writer portrays a character differently from canon.
Open the Iris is not an order to lower the Stargate's defenses to allow travelers into Stargate Command, nor about doing naughty things to a ◊ girl ◊ named ◊ Iris ◊. Nor is it about time-lapse photography of flowers blooming.
It's also not about performing surgery on a particular nun in .
Phoenix Wright Ace Attorney: Trials and Tribulations Its also not a strange command to get people to open their eyes.
Open Mouth, Insert Foot is not a fetish trope.
An Orbital Kiss is not a kiss that occurs in a planet's orbit, or one that is planted on the eyebrow ridge. Not necessarily, at least (in it may well be both).
Farscape Similarly, an Orbital Shot has nothing to do with shooting at something from orbit.
Orcus on His Throne is not a trope about royals sitting on a throne for the majority of their time.
It also has nothing to do with having to use the toilet.
Organ Drops are not a variation of a Piano Drop.
Organ Theft is not about stealing a wind instrument with a keyboard (a pipe organ).
An Orifice Invasion is not an army of mouths, nostrils, or even possibly belly buttons, attacking another country.
Orphean Rescue has nothing to do with saving orphans.
The Other Marty has nothing to do with Ernest Borgnine.
OTP is not about a girl with a big ass doing the Pose of Supplication.
Our Elves Are Better is not a version of Your Vampires Suck using Elves. A work need not actually say its elves are superior to someone else's elves to have it.
Out, Damned Spot! is not about angrily kicking the family dog out of the house.
Out-Gambitted has nothing to do with the Cajun mutant.
An Out-of-Clothes Experience is not the result of Clothing Damage or The Nudifier.
Nor does it mean when a character looks into a closet and finds either nothing good or nothing at all.
Out of Focus is not a camera technique (or issue).
Outrun the Fireball is not about the Fighting Game tactic where one shoots out a Kamehame Hadoken, then runs ahead of it to attack the opponent.
Out with a Bang does not mean going out with an explosion.
Oven Logic is not related in any way to Fridge Logic, although it's possible for an occurrence of the former to trigger the latter.
Overly Long Fighting Animation doesn't refer to the battle of Namek, or any other cases of Shounen Anime resorting to Padding to avoid overtaking the manga.
Pac Man Fever is not about a character who is obsessed with video games, nor is it about contracting a disease from playing Pac-Man.
It is also not a disease that will turn you into Pac-Man or make you start acting like Pac-Man.
Pacifist Run is not what happens after discovering that the other guy has a gun and intends to use it.
Painful Rhyme is not about rhyming couplets that cause excruciating pain to anyone who reads them.
The Palantir Ploy is not about diverting the Big Bad's attention with a obvious nemesis.
A Panty Fighter is not someone who goes about destroying panties or a sentient pair of panties beating people up.
Nor someone who fights Panty.
A Panty Shot is not what happens when someone shoots a pair of panties with a firearm. A camera, OTOH...
A Paper Master is not an apparent Old Master who is a Fake Ultimate Hero.
Paper Tiger is not what a Paper Master might make to defend him or herself.
Paranoia Fuel is not a -themed energy drink, nor is it an energy drink that will help you clear the song "Paranoia."
Dance Dance Revolution A Parasol of Pain is not normally made of French breads.
Pardon My Klingon, but don't let him out of the pokey early or clear him of all charges by executive fiat.
The Parent Trope doesn't reference Super Tropes.
Parody Sue is not what happens when a Lawyer-Friendly Cameo isn't lawyer-friendly enough.
Parrot Exposition is not an Info Dump about parrots.
Parts Unknown is not about a hero or heroine always hiding their private parts from the viewers.
Party in My Pocket does not refer to an erection. And if you invite a hot chick along, it's just to help you fight monsters.
Passed Over Inheritance isn't about ignoring all the hype over and deciding not to read it.
Inheritance Cycle Pass Fail does not refer to taking college classes that have only two possible grades. Nor does it refer to failing at an attempt to flirt with someone.
Peeka Bangs doesn't have anything to do with surprise sex while playing Marco Polo or Hide and Seek.
Peggy Sue is not when Peggy is used as a Mary Sue.
People in Rubber Suits sounds hot, but it isn't. ...unless it is.
Percussive Prevention doesn't mean "Friends don't let friends play drums".
Permanent Red Link Club is not a fanclub for people who think that their favorite Link from is the red one.
The Legend of Zelda: Four Swords Person of Mass Destruction is not about fat characters being more likely to get killed off.
Or about a person who specifically destroys Catholic church services.
Person with the Clothing is not when one member of a group of lookalikes wears something that makes it easy to identify the individual.
Nor is it the only member of the cast or group that is wearing any clothes.
Personal Dictionary is not when someone jokingly gives a character (or something else)'s name as a definition for a dictionary.
Perspective Flip is not a form of Camera Screw.
Pet the Dog does not asses any Crowning Moments of Heartwarming in Martha Speaks.
A Perky Goth is not a Goth Girl with caffeine jitters.
Personal Space Invader is not about having a little green pixelated alien as a pet. (Awww...)
A Perverse Puppet is not too interested in looking up women's skirts.
Pettanko is not the Japanese interpretation of Pinball.
Nor does it have to do with having a pet that can tank for your party. Nor, for that matter, having a pet that's a literal tank.
Petting Zoo People is not about people who work at petting zoos or about a planet whose hat is petting zoos.
Phantom Thief does not steal ghosts.
Phlebotinum Muncher is not an educational computer game that teaches you how the Applied Phlebotinum works by having you run around a board eating things.
Phlegmings is not about anthropomorphic bits of phlegm.
Physical Pinball Tables are not ones that come to life and beat you up if you annoy them or play particularly badly. (It would be an interesting tilt mechanism though.)
Pickup Hierarchy has nothing to do with which truck is better.
nor does it have anything to do with electric guitars.
Piggybacking on Hitler is not about getting a piggyback ride from Adolf Hitler.
The Pig Pen is not a setting trope.
Pilot Movie is not the latest pop-culture lampooning movie by the Seltzer and Friedberg directing team. Nor does it generally involve pilots.
Pimp Duds are not incompetent panderers and procurers.
Pimped-Out Dress is not about pimps who like to crossdress. Nor is it about ball gowns with hydraulics and rims (but this would be AWESOME). It's not even about clothing worn by prostitutes.
A Piñata Enemy is not the stick used to hit the piñata with.
Pinball Protagonist is not what happens when you make arcade games the main character. It also doesn't involve the tendency to turn popular characters such as Sonic, Kirby, Mario and Samus into balls and smack them with flippers.
Pirate Booty is not about sexy pirates. Or pirate shoes. Or illegally downloading pornography.
Pitch Testing Zone is not where people make up comedic advertisements for ridiculous fictional products. Although that would be awesome.
Pitiful Worms are not earthworms, snakes, or Big Creepy-Crawlies you feel sorry for.
Pixar Shorts is not about short-sleeved legwear with Pixar characters on them.
A Planimal is not about creatures who spend their time scheming things.
Plato Is a Moron is not about fictional events that contradict the Platonic Cave allegory or any of the philosopher's other teachings.
Platonic Caves are not rocky caverns in which hotly debated couples protest that they're Just Friends.
Or that caves that are harmless.
A Player Nudge is not that thing little kids (and particularly immature teenagers and adults) do where they intentionally bump up against the players next to them while playing local multiplayer to mess them up.
A Player Party will probably not run candidates for public office.
A Player Punch is not a brand of fruit juice made by Nintendo.
Playing Tennis with the Boss is not a reference to the Tennis Scene from Taking Care of Business. It is also not about playing tennis, or indeed any other game, with Bruce Springsteen.
It doesn't ( usually) involve a literal game of tennis with the Big Bad.
The Boss isn't the person you work for.
Playing The Player is not what you do when you discover your boyfriend is fooling around, and decide to get him back with a Con.
Nor is it a game where the second player controls the first player's movements.
Playing with Fire is not the Playing With Wiki subpage for "Fire".
Playing With Wiki does not refer to what you are probably doing at this very moment. Nor is it Zack's treasure-hunting strategy.
Plot Armor is not a protective equivalent of Sword of Plot Advancement.
Plot-Triggering Death is not a death which triggers a cutscene in video games.
Plot Tumor is not about The Scrappy, a Creator's Pet, or any other type of character—although it could be if they turn out to be the Chosen One.
Plucky Girl does not refer to applying Rule63 to Plucky Duck, though arguably that could be the result.
Plumber's Crack does not refer to a plumber's supply of crack cocaine.
Pluto Is Expendable. Mickey's dog, however, is irreplaceable, even if he keeps wandering off on his own, getting into trouble, and returning to Mickey without him ever noticing.
The Pocket Protector is not part of the attire of the Hollywood Nerd. One could invoke the trope, but it's not what the trope means.
You probably don't get to fight the Pointy-Haired Boss.
Poetic Serial Killer does not refer to a Serial Killer who is also a Warrior Poet, but a Serial Killer who kills people he considers sinful, as in, a Serial Killer who delivers Poetic Justice(redirect to Laser-Guided Karma).
Poison-and-Cure Gambit is not a command to do those two things to a particular card-slinging superhero.
Poke the Poodle has absolutely nothing to do with Captain John Hart.
Police Brutality Gambit is not about Cowboy Cops using Police Brutality to get information from suspects because they think that people will believe them over suspects. It is actually the opposite.
Polish The Turd is not about the turd learning language of a certain European country.
The Politically Incorrect Villain is not one whose characterization is based on offensive stereotypes, but one who's applying the offensive stereotypes himself.
Polygon Ceiling is not about scenarios built with CGI.
a Poorly Disguised Pilot isn't someone who flies planes while wearing a Paper-Thin Disguise.
Popular Is Dumb is not about how popular shows, movies, etc. are often viewed as unintelligent. Nor, for that matter, is it complaining about the show .
Popular Portal Network is not a multiplayer version of Portal.
Portal Picture is not about what you see when you look at a portal, nor is it about screenshots of the game .
Portal Porting Disaster is not what happens when a Ship docks, and one of the two characters cannot perform. It's also not about an unfortunate collision or destruction of a sea vessel, or what happens after a miscalculation during teleportation.
A Portmantrope need have nothing to do with Natalie Portman.
The Pose of Silence is not an index finger raised to the lips in a shushing gesture.
A Possession Sue is not a Mary Sue with powers to take over other people's minds and/or bodies (though that'd be far from unlikely a power for a Mary Sue to have).
Nor is it what you do when you take the person who took over your body to court. After all, possession is nine points of the law.
A Potty Emergency does not refer to the toilet physically harming you. Or even to being attacked by someone else in the restroom.
Power Equals Rarity doesn't mean that getting electricity in your home will cause a certain fashion-designing unicorn to show up.
Nor does it mean acquiring lots of power will result in you being equal to said fashion-designing unicorn.
Power High is not a powerful high school or a high school where you learn how to be powerful.
Power Incontinence has nothing to do with getting a severe case of dysentery.
The Power of Rock is (probably) not about the force strong against The Power Of Scissors and weak against The Power Of Paper. It's also not related to the The Power of Friendship. The Power of Love could be, but only when talking about the Huey Lewis song (possibly including covers and homonym songs).
It's also not about the power of rocks, except those that function as instruments.
A Power Up Mount is not a mountain that contains a power-up at its peak.
A Precision F-Strike is not when a Teachers Union decides to selectively (and otherwise unfairly) fail students as a form of collective bargaining with the school board.
Pretender Diss is not an insult made by or even aimed at The Pretenders.
Pretty Fly for a White Guy is not about a Caucasian man's attractive pet flying insect or trouser zipper. Nor is it exclusively about the The Offspring song, although it is the Trope Namer.
Pretty in Mink is not about how attractive the main character of is.
Dragon Half Pretty Spry for a Dead Guy is not about uncharacteristically fast moving undead.
Primal Fear is nor about things that frighten the leader of the Maximals.
A Primal Scene is unlikely to be seen in
Beast Wars Primal Stance is not how Optimus Primal stands.
Prince Of Nothing is not a trope for princes who lost their kingdom but struggle to regain it. Do we have this?
It also is not about a member of Sburb's Prince class who lacks an associated element, or is the Prince of Void.
Princess Classic was not merely called "Princess" until there was a backlash against "New Princess".
Princesses Prefer Pink does not mean Princesses like that singer over others.
Princesses Rule is not a general statement about princesses being awesome. Nor is it an actual rule or law that applies to princesses.
Prison Ship is not about fans imagining two prison inmates as lovers.
Private Eye is not about Sam Spade, Phillip Marlowe or Ace Hart. Try Private Detective.
Nor is it about eyeballs that you're unusually protective of.
The Problem with Fighting Death is not those damn sickles.
The Producer Thinks of Everything is not about how Sanae Hanekoma from has multiple overlapping plans in motion to The World Ends with You save Shibuya.
Product Placement has nothing to do with where you put the answer to a multiplication problem.
A Progressive Era Montage doesn't necessarily show the period of American history from 1900-1920.
A Progressive Jackpot is not one that keeps up with recent trends in culture and politics.
Protection from Editors is not when the footage shot at random becomes a long take instead of being edited.
Psycho for Hire is not a temp agency for out of work lunatics.
Psychic Link is not about the protagonist of gaining the ability to read minds.
The Legend of Zelda Psychological Torment Zone is not a really traumatic level of Sonic.
The Psycho Rangers are not a group of multicolored ( not) spandex-clad heroes who defeat evil through psychological means rather than violence.
Psycho Strings is not necessarily related to Razor Floss wielded by a Girl with Psycho Weapon.
Punch Clock Villain is not about villains who are so evil that they punch out clock faces.
Nor is it about evil bureaucrats who keep checking if you made it to your job on time and didn't leave early.
Nor is it what Batman does to the Clock King.
Pungeon Master isn't about the stereotype of RPG players having difficulty with hygiene.
Punk Punk is not about criminals with mohawks and nose piercings, nor about people with mohawks and nose piercings going through a further punk phase (Nosehair mohawks and hair piercings?).
A Puppet King is not King Goshposh from or King Friday XIII from The Muppets .
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood Purple Prose is not what happens when an author decides to get creative regarding font colors.
Put Me In, Coach! is not what happens when someone doesn't want to fly first class.
Put Their Heads Together is not about solving the problems together.
Puzzle Pan is not related to Peter Pan or Pan's Labyrinth.
Quad Damage is not about a Groin Attack to a krogan. Or what happens when Kevin Nash takes a step.
The Queen's Latin is not about Elizabeth II knowing that language.
Queens of the Stone Age is not a nickname for Bedrock.
Quick Draw is not about the old Apple Macintosh graphics library. (As if that would be a trope...)
The Quisling is not a baby quiz.
Quote Mine is not a Stock Phrase for when you want your words to be at the top of someone's trope. Nor does it describe a situation in which you must learn to work with a hostile quote for the common good.
It is not a quote that explodes when stepped on (although the effects can still be devastating).
It certainly has nothing to do with mute war-machines.
It's not an underground mine filled with quotes either.
Race for Your Love is not about needing to prove your love to someone by beating them in a race.
Nor is it about posing as a different ethnicity because it turns someone on.
Race Tropes is not an index of such things as "the villain sabotages the hero's vehicle", "the hero builds enough speed to catch up but the race is neck and neck after he does", and "the hero wins by a nose, complete with freezeframe".
Rack Focus does not refer to a guy looking at a girl's big boobs, nor a closeup of a Nut Shot. Nor is it about being obsessed with a specific torture device.
Rage Quit is not about Rage from quitting video games.
Dance Dance Revolution Raging Stiffie doesn't mean an erection from anger, nor that an erection itself is feeling anger.
Ragnaroof Proofing is not about making the roof giant spider resistant.
A Railing Kill is not necessarily done with a railgun, and is almost never done on train tracks. It's not about killing those damn railings to make the work environment significantly more dangerous.
Railroading is not constructing trains and similar vehicles in a Simulation Game.
Rainbow Pimp Gear is not about the tendency of peddlers of prostitution to wear eye-scarringly loud outfits.
Rainbow Speak is not a language used exclusively by iridescent arcs. Nor is it what either Rainbow Brite or Rainbow Dash speaks.
Randomly Drops is not about particularly clumsy characters trying to carry things or walk a tightrope, nor about eye drops that need to be administered at random intervals.
Rank Inflation is not giving grandiose, but meaningless, titles to military ranks.
Nor is it about using foul smelling gas to fill balloons.
Rape By Proxy is not what happened to Jay in that one entry after Masky broke into his bedroom while he was sleeping.
Rare Guns is not about peanut popguns or a hand-held Kazooie.
The Rashomon is not a Digimon (yet, anyway).
Rated G for Gangsta is not a subtrope or even particularly related to Rated M for Manly.
Raygun Gothic is not Gothic Horror IN SPACE. But that would be awesome.
It also has nothing to do with Ronnie Raygun. But that would also be awesome.
A Reactor Boss is not a boss that just sits there until you attack it, nor is it a boss who attacks only by reacting to your attacks.
Reality Is Unrealistic is not an event where the laws of physics just suddenly become broken in Real Life.
Really Gets Around is not about The Flash or someone who travels a lot.
Really Seventeen Years Old is neither about Kikuko Inoue nor Knives Chau.
"The Reason You Suck" Speech is not the reason you talk while inhaling rather than breathing out your words.
And while it might be delivered by an Elder Vampire to a fledgeling, it has nothing to do with explaining the Facts of Unlife.
It's also not about the reason you suck on speeches.
Reassignment Backfire does not involve sending a character over to an air force unit that flies Tu-22Ms, which would be a clear promotion.
Rebel Relaxation is not about the party after the Death Star is blown up.
Reconstructed Trope isn't about what happens to Trope-tan after the Pigmask Army gets its hands on her.
A Record Needle Scratch is not necessarily worthy of the .
Guinness World Records Recurring Riff is not the on-again-off-again secondary lead character of . Except, arguably, when the zombies kept saying his name.
Sluggy Freelance Recycled In Space is not about interstellar environmentalism, unless it's just a rehash of Earth environmentalism.
Red Baron: An all-powerful villain that is most likely just a figment of the hero's imagination? Sadly, no. Frozen pizza? Not quite, either.
It's not the English name for Brazillian band Barão Vermelho either.
Nor is it about a nobleman ranking below a count and above a knight, who's a communist.
Nor is it about the actual Manfred von Richtoffen, except as one of its examples.
Nor is it about having both buffs Blessing of the Lizard Elder and Exalted with Baron Nashor.
is not about a midget native American. Nor is it about the dim, commonplace stars that form the majority of the Milky Way galaxy.
Red Dwarf Redemption Promotion isn't about getting a prize for sending in three proofs of purchase plus shipping and handling.
Red Fish Blue Fish isn't about colored fish.
A Red Herring is not a specific type of communist fish.
A Red Link is not Link wearing a Goron Tunic.
We will not have Red Right Hand Versus Blue Left Hand.
A Red Right Hand isn't what you get if The Dragon is a communist, either.
Red Shirt isn't part of the Bring My Brown Pants joke, apparently.
The Red Shirt Army is not about the anti-military side of the 2006 Thai coup d'êtat.
A news reporter does not have to have a red shirt on to be a Redshirt Reporter.
A Red Skies Crossover is not specifically a crossover with Crimson Skies
Reds with Rockets does not refer to the Soviet space program.
Reduced to Ratburgers is thankfully not about being reduced to burgers for rats.
Reed Richards Is Useless does not define who is the least effective member of the Fantastic Four.
Referential Mania isn't about a character or work that makes a lot of references to other works.
Refuge in Audacity is not about using the music authoring software of that name to get better after encountering the Darkest Hour.
Reinforce Field has nothing to do with Reinforce Eins or Zwei.
Relationship Sue has nothing to do with palimony.
Religion Is Magic is not The Moral Substitute for Friendship Is Magic.
The Renamed Tropes: A to E section isn't just a list of tropes whose names used to begin with A but now begin with E, though it does include those. The same goes for the other sections.
Rent-a-Zilla is not about providing Kaiju for the general public's use. Aww...
A Repeat Cut isn't the end result of a Flechette Storm.
Replacement Scrappy does not mean The Scrappy is being replaced with a better character. Quite the opposite, unfortunately.
Reporting Names may be a Soviet-era trope, but it doesn't involve the Secret Police.
Restraining Bolt has nothing to do with…restraining Bolt.
Nor Olympic runner Usain Bolt, though his competitors might like to see him restrained.
A Revealing Hug is not a hug that causes Clothing Damage.
A Revealing Cover Up is not when someone is told to Please Put Some Clothes On, but doesn't do a very good job of it.
Reverse Psycho isn't about getting killed by someone taking a shower.
Reverse Shrapnel is not an Insecticon going backwards. Nor is it "lenparhs". Nor is it magically undoing the effects of an explosion.
Revolving Door Revolution is not about coming out of the doorway on the same side you went in. It is also not about having to position oneself in the vestible of such a door at the exact moment dictate by arrows.
Nor is it Konami's next music-based arcade game.
Richard Nixon the Used Car Salesman is not about Richard Nixon selling used cars to make ends meet after Watergate.
A Rich Bitch is not a lady dog who inherited a fortune.
Ridiculous Future Inflation has nothing to do with the creation of Gag Boobs or a Balloon Belly through the use of SCIENCE!.
A Right-Hand Hottie is not a cute girl who literally replaces your right hand.
Right Hand Versus Left Hand has nothing to do with masturbation. The trope also has nothing to do with the legal jargon about the right hand not needing to know what the left is doing to consist a conspiracy charge. No arm-wrestling tournaments, either.
Nor does it have anything to do with an epic battle between people of left or right-handedness.
Or about baseball or cricket, where there are a lot of professional lefties.
Right Through His Pants is not about an Armor-Piercing Attack or Depleted Phlebotinum Shells that defeat Magic Pants.
It is also not about erections so powerful that they tear holes in a man's pants.
Rings of Death aren't the places where death matches occur. Neither does it have to do with a defective Xbox 360. It's also not when there is more than one Ominous Ring of Land, or a deadly videotape. And we know you feel clever for thinking back to that moment in the mid-nineties where you finally reached Knuckles's final boss in and he started firing deadly rings at you, and you're getting warmer, but no, that's still not quite it. What, Sonic & Knuckles murderous crop circles? Oh, for crying out loud. And if you're thinking of a circular Artifact of Doom, you're still off the mark.
Ring... Ring... CRUNCH is not when somebody is on the phone with a Too Dumb to Live friend who gets eaten/destroyed/whatever in the middle of the conversation, nor is it a brand of cereal made of telecommunication parts. Although once, long ago...
Rip Van Winkle is not related to Rob.
Rise to the Challenge has nothing to do with Nergal's battle theme from the 7th .
Fire Emblem It is also not merely accepting a dare to perform a difficult act.
"Risky Business" Dance is not a corporate strategy with a high chance of failure that involves breaking out the turntables and showing off your awesome moves.
River of Insanity does not involve any member of the Serenity crew.
It also isn't a river that literally causes insanity in anyone who drinks from it, the way Lethe causes amnesia, or a Fountain of Youth causes de-aging.
Road Movie is not the latest film by Seltzer and Friedberg.
Road Runner PC is not about censoring Wile E. Coyote's "deaths". Nor is it a licensed game for home computers. Nor is Time Warner Cable offering a free computer in exchange for a 24-month contract, as some ISPs did during the dial-up era.
While there is a Robeast, there is no Robwest, Robnorth or Robsouth.
Robosexual is not about people who are sexually attracted only to robots.
Robot Girl is not a Distaff Counterpart to Robot Boy.
Robot Roll Call is nothing to do with the Enjin from Engine Sentai Go-onger performing a Roll-Call.
Or Roll from talking over the phone.
Mega Man Rock Beats Laser is not about Rockman.EXE defeating Laserman.EXE.
Rockstar Parking is not about parking in .
Grand Theft Auto Rocky Roll Call is not about yelling "Adriaaaaaaaan!".
Roguelike isn't a term for southern belles who can drain your life energy with a touch.
A Rogue Protagonist isn't literally a protagonist who's a rogue, lovable or otherwise. That's another trope. Or this other trope.
Role Called, but he doesn't necessarily want his pun back.
A Rollercoaster Mine is not a mine on a rollercoaster track, nor is it a mine that when stepped on lobs the person in question into the air. Nor does it involve a young child who insists that only he can ride it.
A Roman à Clef is not a music notation symbol from Rome.
A Romantic Plot Tumor is not a plot tumor thats particularly smooth with the ladies.
Ron the Death Eater is not a article refering to this ◊.
Room101 is not an introductory class in which you learn about rooms.
Rooting for the Empire is not what imperial truffle-sniffing pigs do.
Nor what military hackers do to the enemy's computer systems.
Nor (if you use the Australian meaning of "root") is it about being a state-sanctioned prostitute.
Most especially it has nothing to do with Austin Powers.
Rouge Angles of Satin is not a description of how shapely a certain Classy Bat Burglar looks in finery.
Round Bushy Hair isn't a huge afro.
A Round Table Shot is not an anachronistic closed-room murder case involving King Arthur and his knights.
Royal Blood is not a Slasher Movie involving a royal family.
Rule 34 is not an article about those specific rules of The Seven Habits of Highly Effective Pirates within , therefore, nor is it related to Schlock Mercenary BFGs, air support or the use of force.
Rule-Abiding Rebel is not about Raspberyl from .
Disgaea 3 Rule of Cool is not one of the laws of thermodynamics.
Rule of Funny is not when a clown and a stand-up comedian take over a monarchy.
The Rule of Index isn't " The limit of the ".
Willing Suspension of Disbelief for a given trope is directly proportional to the number of indices it is in The Rule of Pool isn't that bad guys play it. Nor is it an actual rule in the game of pool, or a rule governing conduct at a swimming pool.
Rule of Three isn't about putting a Power Trio or Terrible Trio in charge.
Running the Asylum Isn't literally about being in charge of managing an asylum.
Run or Die is not a Le Parkour game from the makers of the EA Sports skateboard game .
Skate Or Die Rush Boss is not that happens when Dr. Wily reprograms him either.
A Russian Reversal is not a Pro Wrestling move.