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The first of few declared to be a "Future Legend" by the Cauliflower Alley Club, Kurt Angle is a professional wrestler who currently wrestles for TNA, but made his name during a seven-year tenure in WWE, where he was referred to as "professional wrestling's only Olympic gold medalist" (which is legit; he won gold medals for wrestling at the 1996 Summer Olympics WITH A BROKEN FREAKIN' NECK!).

You can read an extensive article on his career over at That Other Wiki, of course. Francis: Pray For Me


  • The Ace: Oh it's true! It's damn true! In fact, while John Cena and Edge got the big pushes after Brock Lesnar left, it was Angle who was really the top draw in WWE. He was just held back by that neck (and a myriad of other problems)
  • All American Face: Played straight when he's a face, such as after 9/11 and he beat then heel "Stone Cold" Steve Austin. Subverted when he's a heel. In his first match he was played up as a face coming from an amateur and Olympic background, but during his first match the crowd was bored, he was told in the ring that he was going to be a heel and he ran with it.
  • Ambiguously Gay: Kurt's had... strange interactions with a lot of wrestlers, namely Rey Mysterio Jr, who he called a boy and said he was going to manhandle, and Brock Lesnar who actually kissed him. Also once kissed The Big Show (although it was mostly to disarm him long enough to pick him up for the Angle Slam).
  • Appropriated Appellation: Claimed on the March 11, 2002, Raw to have taught "The Big Red Machine" Kane a lesson and called himself "The Big Red White and Blue Machine". Edge responded by saying that Kurt was "just really white."
  • Arch-Enemy: Chris Benoit, Brock Lesnar, "Stone Cold" Steve Austin, The Rock, Eddie Guerrero, Sting, Jeff Jarrett.
  • As Himself: In Zombies vs Pro Wrestlers
  • Ax-Crazy: Combined this with Trash the Set.
  • Badass Boast: From New Year's Revolution 2006, after parodying politically incorrect villains in the last of many vain attempts to get heel heat against John Cena, he says this to lampshade exactly why it failed.
    Angle: "Everyone, all these fans know, that I am the greatest wrestler in the world!"
  • Bad Boss: As the general manager of Smackdown, he started out decent enough but gradually got worse as time went on, his last real acct of benevolence was trying to pacify the Big Show. He claims this will not be the case as Impact's director of wrestling operations, as he claims to have no more aspirations in wrestling.
  • Bald of Awesome/ Bald of Evil: This depends on his status as a face or a heel.
  • Buffy Speak: Called Jeff Jarrett a "piece of scummy".
  • Bullying a Dragon/Too Dumb to Live: At least twice with The Undertaker.
    • Poured milk on Taker's motorcycle on the July 6, 2000 SmackDown.
    • During Taker's search to figure out who was stalking his then-wife Sara, he confronted Angle on the June 11, 2001 Raw. Angle said that he was sorry that "some maniac" was stalking Taker's wife, and added, "First of all, I met your wife once - I didn't even like her! I didn't even find her attractive!" Taker punched Angle and gave him the Last Ride.
    • Kevin Nash powerbombed Angle for his promo on the October 18, 2007 TNA Impact.
    "Yeah, Dr. Nashnote  Your advice sucks. Your jokes aren't even funny. And you're a disgrace to the business."
  • Catch Phrase: "It's true, it's (DAMN) true!" in WWE, which he changed to "It's real, it's (DAMN) real!" in TNA.
  • Choke Holds: When he went to WWECW, Tazz tried to get over how much more extreme the program was by pointing out all the chokes Angle used that were illegal in regular WWE. The angle ended up going nowhere though since Angle went to TNA.
  • Cloudcuckoolander
    • His interviews in 2006, after he joined TNA, which is why he was known as "Krazy Kurt" by fans. Among his outrageous claims at the time was that he claimed to carry Hulk Hogan to a five-star match in 2002.
    • One bizarre segment had Kurt Angle stumbling upon his then-wife, Karen, canoodling on a couch with AJ Styles. Angle jumps to the conclusion that Karen has come to try to win him back. She denies this but Angle angrily tells her that so long as he's with Samoa Joe (as tag team partners opponents at Lockdown, that is) that their marriage is on hold. He then chases Karen into Styles' arms. The whole thing comes across as Angle leaving his own wife in the tender loving care of AJ Styles until such time as he can be bothered to be a husband to her! See for yourself.
  • Companion Cube: His gold medals. In 2001, Chris Benoit stole his medals and challenged him to a two-out-of-three falls match at that year's Judgment Day PPV for them. In a 2003 promo on Smackdown Angle interrupted Benoit's promo, when he referred to his medals as "his kids" and the WWE Title as "his wife".
  • Crowd Song
    • Regardless of whether he was a face or a heel, WWE fans would always chant "You suck!" in time with his music.
    • After returning from injury once (as a face), he said, "You have no idea how much I missed that," and got the whole crowd to sing it.
  • Determinator: Here are some events that he's able to do with a broken neck:
    • Winning a gold medal at the 1996 Olympics.
    • Endured several brutal attacks from "Stone Cold" Steve Austin, including kicking out of three Stone Cold Stunners at SummerSlam 2001 and taking a piledriver on the concrete floor on the SmackDown before Unforgiven 2001.
    • Holding off neck surgery to compete at WrestleMania XIX.
  • Distressed Dude: Ok, he got away but Aces & Eights still threw him in the bed of a pickup truck and sped off.
  • Eagleland: If he is feuding with a foreigner, type 1 as a Face, Type 2 as a heel.
  • Enemy Mine: With Fortune against Jeff Jarret and Immortal
  • Evil Cripple: Okay, he was rehabbing an injury rather than being outright crippled but he was still an evil authority figure in a wheel chair on Smackdown for awhile.
  • Evil Versus Evil: Kurt Angle, Luther Reigns and Mark Jindrak versus JBL's Cabinet. Kurt Angle even bound and gagged non wrestler Joy Giovanni and shoved her into JBL's limo in an attempt to frame him. (His "publicist" Amy Webber was feuding with Joy and Big Show was very protective of her, giving a believable motive and hopeful response from an angry giant)
  • Fake Hair Drama: After losing his hair vs hair match he would strap on wigs to hide his baldness.
  • Game-Breaking Injury: His Ankle Lock Finishing Move. Though he did not invent it (Ken Shamrock used that move during his WWF run between 1998-1999), he made it popular. He would fall victim to the Angle Lock himself during a Wrestlemania match with Chris Benoit, although he in turn caught Benoit with the Crippler Crossface, which was Benoit's Finishing Move.
  • Gosh Dang It to Heck!
    • Early in his career, and whenever he's face.
    • In his second book, Foley Is Good...And the Real World is Faker Than Wrestling, Mick Foley pointed out how Angle's goofing around with Edge and Christian in 2000 contributed to making the shows "downright nerdy."
  • Heel-Face Revolving Door: It helps that he's good at pulling off both.
  • A Hero to His Hometown: of Pittsburgh, always.
  • Hijacked by Ganon: In 2008, did this to Christian's Coalition when he turned it into the Angle Alliance.
  • Hoist by His Own Petard
    • Whenever Kurt attempts a moonsault, it's practically guaranteed his opponent will move out of the way.
    • Averted when he hit it on Hardcore Holly...breaking Holly's arm in the process.
    • When Kurt attempts a spear, it's practically guaranteed he will miss and go shoulder-first into the ringpost.
    • Not that he needs the advantage, of course, but Angle was prone to having steel chairs rebound off the ropes into his face when he attempted to use them.
  • Horrible Judge of Character
    • Trusted Hulk Hogan when he said that Dixie Carter was aware of his wife's cheating ways. Yeah, that's right, he's trusting the Manipulative Bastard who screwed Dixie out of her company, has a vendetta against Sting, kept Kurt Angle away from the title and employed the Jarretts to aid in his conspiracy, and is the present Big Bad of the company who'd have every reason to make him hate Dixie Carter (who it's been acknowledged on-air suspended Jeff Jarrett from power upon learning about the affair) and join Immortal. Well, since Sting became Dangerously Genre Savvy, someone has to be Genre Blind...
    • There's also trusting Garett Bischoff, the upstart son of a biker aficionado, and Wes Brisco, the cat-grinning rookie who came to him around the same time as the Aces and Eights and was never seen in the same place as the masked member with the shoulder-length hair.
  • Hot-Blooded: After he went crazy from all the booing he got upon arriving in the WWF
  • How Much More Can He Take
    • King of the Ring 2001 - Kurt wrestled three matches in one night, including a 26 minute Street Fight match with Shane McMahon that was more violent than expected thanks to a Special Effects Failure or two. (The reason he wrestled three matches in a single night? Shane, who intentionally interfered in Kurt's King of the Ring tournament matches to ensure that he would both move on to the finals and lose the tournament to weaken him up for the Street Fight.)
    • As Kurt's building neck injuries reached the point of being acknowledged on live TV, this has become a larger element of his matches.
  • Idiot Ball
    • Not only did he mentor and trust Garett Bischoff and Wes Brisco, he was the one responsible for getting Brisco hired. Good job letting The Mole in, Kurt!
    • The week after he unmasked the Vice President of Aces & Eights, what should've happened was a backstage scene with D'Lo Brown being summarily questioned, berated, and accused by Dixie Carter and other TNA officials because Kurt Angle told them that he was the VP. Instead, Kurt decided to sit on the information for over a week and go for the big reveal on TV. Even worse, when Wes Brisco came out to draw him into a brawl, he took the bait instead of making the reveal then and there…leading to D'Lo coming out amongst the other officials to break up the fight, putting him in perfect position to low blow a crazed Angle and make the reveal on the Aces & Eights' terms.
  • Important Haircut
    • Combined with Growing the Beard after he stopped wearing wigs to hide his rapidly receding hairline after losing a hair versus hair match.
    • Shaved the Big Show bald after tranquilizing him. The Big Show then said he was going to stay bald to remind himself of why he doesn't like Kurt Angle.
  • Jerkass: As a heel. Even in his designated "face" role, he blamed his ex wife Karen for getting injured during a brawl between himself and Jeff Jarrett, not even Jarrett for pushing Kurt into her.
  • Jerk Jock
    • Pretty much always, but fans will tolerate it so long as he is a jerk to people they dislike, or just like less
    • Him breaking three of Chris Nawrocki's ribs in Tough Enough, getting Daniel Puder fired and then complaining about their not being enough new talent in the WWE.
  • Large Ham: And an arrogant one, at that.
  • Lightning Bruiser: So Kurt doesn't do much of the rope jumping or flippy stuff, but he can. He can also do the angle slam on guys twice his weight.
  • Love Triangle
    • Between Triple H and his then-kayfabe wife, Stephanie McMahon, in 2000.
    • If not a triangle, the storyline between Kurt, Jeff Jarrett, and Karen Angle-Jarrett is similar.
    • Before that, Kurt and Karen had an on-screen triangle-like situation with A.J. Styles.
  • Memetic Mutation/Memetic Badass
  • Made of Iron
    • Kurt Angle the man and the character. For the uninitiated, he was in the summer Olympics with a broken neck. No, he didn't get it during the wrestling tournament, he had it before the tryouts. Not only did he convince them to let him compete, he won the gold medal. While he's at times injury prone, his neck at least is made of titanium.
    • This is an understandably large point of pride both for his character and in real life.
    • In-universe, this trope manifested in his ability to take multiple finishers and still kick out. He has taken three Stone Cold Stunners in a row, multiple choke-slams, multiple F 5 moves from Brock Lesnar, and so on.
  • Manly Tears
    • His gold medal celebration at the 1996 Olympics. On the September 18, 2000 episode of Raw, Triple H (who is later joined by Mick Foley) made fun of Angle's crying.
    Triple H: "Now Kurt, forgive me if I'm wrong - that was very emotional for you, I understand that - but Kurt, maybe it's time, y'know? Maybe it's time for you to come to terms with your true feeling - maybe it's time for you to admit it to yourself, Kurt - maybe it's time to open the closet door, Kurt..."
    • He would also cry again in 2001, on the Raw after Judgment Day (in which he regained his gold medals that were stolen by Benoit), when he would re-enact his Olympic gold medal ceremony.
    • After being relieved of his duties of General Manager of Smackdown by Mr. McMahon, Kurt Angle got on his knees and begged and cried for his job back.
  • Masked Luchador: "Shared" the role of "El Gran Luchador" with Eddie Guerrero and Paul London.
  • Misplaced Retribution
    • Kurt Angle tried to have Torrie Wilson fired after he was thrown off the ledge of a parking garage by Big Show, trying to save her. Yeah, the giant tried to murder him, it's understandable he'd be upset but that wasn't Torrie's fault.
    • So we get why you decided to embarrass the man who tried to murder you before and put you in a wheelchair for the better part of the year. What was your motive for doing the same to Eddie Guerrero, Kurt?
  • Older Hero vs. Younger Villain: Well, many, but it became a theme against Desmond Wolfe. Originally Kurt Angle had been doing everything he could to hold down TNA's young talent in the Main Event Mafia but then had a change of heart and disbanded the group, vowing to help young talent instead. Then this new guy came in and attacked him in order to make a name for himself, putting a stop to that plan. Repeated with Ethan Carter III, only without the immediately preceded irony.
  • One-Man Army: In TNA against Aces & Eights and The Extraordinary Gentleman's Organization by himself and mostly successful in his efforts.
  • Out-of-Character Moment: Kurt's top rope 450 double knee drop to Sting during the 2007 Bound For Glory main event. Not only was it an odd spot for Angle, but it was an odd move to see when the two were in a blood feud at the time.
  • Politically Incorrect Villain: Quite common:
    • At the 2003 No Way Out pay-per-view (which was taking place in Montreal, Quebec), he insulted Canadians in general and Chris Benoit and Edge in particular, mocking their French heritage (although Edge is Anglo-Canadian, and has insulted French Canadians himself) in the Cheese-Eating Surrender Monkeys idiom. Extremely common at the time.
    • As the general manager of Smackdown, Kurt Angle sided with JBL in his attempts to win the WWE Championship, denying then fan favorite and fan voted John Cena a shot, after he bought into JBL's anti Mexican rhetoric and well, then champion Eddie Guerrero was of Mexican descent.
    • While feuding with John Cena in 2005, he made the point that he could say whatever he wanted and still get cheered, and proved it by remarking: "I don't really care for... 'the black people.'"
    • Also in 2005, he threatened Booker T's wife, Sharmell Sullivan, by saying he wanted to have "bestiality sex" with her. Sharmell, like her husband, is black. Bestiality is having sex with animals. You Keep Using That Word, Kurt.
    • It's possible that he meant to say "bestial sex"; i.e. hugging like wild animals but honestly, "gutter slut" is politically incorrect enough considering Smackdown has always been rated PG, for some reason.
  • Popularity Power
    • Whether he's a face or a heel, he'll always be cheered by the fans.
    • It even carried over into his WWE entrance music. Fans of his WWE tenure know that his music starts with a mid-tempo series of horns, and then eventually bridges into a series of two-note intervals, which fans punctuate by chanting "You suck!" in sync with the two notes. The chants started when he was a heel and continued during his face turns as an odd show of respect. Angle once Lampshaded this in one of his promos.
    • During one of his face runs, he would point at his opponent during his entrance as the fans chanted "you suck" at THEM.
  • Power Stable:
    • The Alliance in WWE.
    • Angle's Alliance and the Main Event Mafia.
  • Power Trio: "Team Angle" with himself, Charlie Haas and Shelton Benjamin. Later, he would form a trio with Luther Reigns and Mark Jindrak.
  • Punished for Sympathy: Put Sherri Martel in the ankle lock for tearing up when called out by Shawn Michaels for joining Kurt Angle against him.
  • Real Life Writes the Plot: He suffered a legit neck injury during the 1996 Olympics, and his opponents would exploit that.
    Angle: I won a gold medal with a broken freakin' neck!
  • The Rival
    • His favorite rivals are Chris Benoit and Brock Lesnar.
    • In TNA, his most prominent rival has been Samoa Joe.
    • In-ring, and out, Jeff Jarrett has taken that role.
  • Smug Snake
    • Angle's first gimmick in WWE was a really, really arrogant heel that managed to put his foot in his mouth wherever he went. His first few months were undefeated which he bragged non-stop about in between oblivious swipes at the crowd. He went undefeated until he started losing tag matches wherein he would simply declare it was his partner that lost, not him. Then Tazz defeated him at the Royal Rumble. Kurt whined that it didn't count since Taz used a choke (it was the Tazmission). Then Taz beat him again. Kurt would then finally shut the hell up... until he won the Intercontinental and European belts.
    • During his feud with Shawn Michaels, Kurt Angle claimed that he could have done everything Shawn had done in his career if he had not been off in the Olympics. Fair enough but then he set out to do everything Shawn had accomplished in his career in a period of four weeks.
  • Spotlight-Stealing Squad: The Angle Alliance and the Main Event Mafia in TNA. There's a reason why a derogatory nickname for TNA used to be Total Nonstop Angle.
  • Stalker with a Crush: In 2005, when he was obsessed with Booker T.'s Real Life-wife, Sharmelle. There were some negative implications in this, as Angle said he wanted to have "bestiality sex" with her. "Bestiality" is copulation with animals. Booker T and Sharmell are both black. He likely meant beastly (i.e. do it like animals instead of with) but never corrected himself.
  • The Starscream: Angle was this in both the WCW/ECW Alliance and in the Sting-led Main Event Mafia. Between those two, he was reduced to this role for one night in his own Alliance in TNA when Christian Cage forced them to make him the leader in order to join.
  • Stun Guns: He's on the short list of people who have used a gun on a professional wrestling show, although he "just" shot the Big Show with a tranquilizer dart. It makes a chair look a lot less effective but doesn't quite measure up to being choke slammed off a ledge.
  • Suplex Finisher: Triple German suplex, though they rarely finish
  • 10-Minute Retirement: His 2010 leave of absence from TNA last all of one month.
  • Three Month Rule: He formed an alliance with the Jarretts after months of child custody disputes, death threats, life attempts and all other sorts of silliness. So the alliance was temporary but so much as hinting at the thing would have been this trope in effect.
  • Villains Never Lie: Oh sure, Kurt, why shouldn't you believe Hulk Hogan about Dixie Carter? He's only the Big Bad of the biggest Heel faction in TNA, has a vendetta against your opponent, screwed Dixie out of her company, and has been working with the Jarretts. I'm sure there's no reason he'd lie to you!
  • Villain Song: "Sexy Kurt", in mockery of Shawn Michael's entrance music "Sexy Boy".
  • Wearing a Flag as a Wrestling Singlet: And sometimes as a mouth guard
  • Worthy Opponent: Chris Benoit and Brock Lesnar. In TNA, AJ Styles.
  • Wrestling Family: His brother, Eric, had a stint as a professional wrestler that was brought to an end in the International Wrestling Cartel.
  • Wrestling Psychology: Fans go back and forth over how good he actually is at this. He's technically brilliant, but his more formula matches devolve into reversal-fests.


Row: "Series" Column: Element-class

  Earth Elec.note  Light Plant Wind Suds Sound Water Meat Poison Paint Fire Psy.note 
Main 030 060 090 120 150 180 210 240 270 300 330 360 361
Other I             
Other II             
Other III             


These "series" are just kind of there for convenience and making an easy way for me to come up with the designs of the minor members and won't really be aknowledged in-universe that much if at all. Remember, it's supposed to be a coincidence in-universe.

  • Main Series: The major twelve members. To anyone familiar with The Wonderful 101, the people in this "series" are to the 360 what the Wonder-Color members are to the 100/101. They are usually the first users of a particular element/fight system introduced and take way more plot role. Though things differ a bit in that some of the non-main/minor members do get lines, and just because these are often (but not always, I like shaking things up) the most important of their element group doesn't mean that they're really always main character wise. Kind of like how Wonder-Yellow, White, and Black don't get as many lines and characterization than Red, Blue, Green, and Pink. Appearance-wise, one thing these twelve (not counting Black) have is that they are way more color-themed uniformly than most of the other members. Apart from their usual outfits and element holding the same hue as their number (again, Black being an exception, the only one in the group with a neutral color and lacking a "natural element"), their skin, hair, and even eyes are normally colored along with them.
  • Humanoid Series: These ladies would pass as regular humans if not for the cat ears and tails. Technically Dirk might also count as this series given how he is, in fact, an ordinary human.
  • Animal Series: They don't actually look part-animal. It's mostly a "texture" thing. Like having the general "pattern" of a shark-skin or whatever. At most there's some added accessories, but it's kind of hard-pressed to call them "furries."
  • Monster Series: Based on stereotypical horror monsters. Zombies, vampires, ghosts, etc. They technically are that respective race, in a way, just minus the magic "only weak to Bible-stuff" elements and just as aliens that happen to look like stereotypical horror monsters. I believe Red may be considered a "demon" but whatever demons won't be one of the "bases" in this series for that reason.
  • Fantasy Series: The above, minus those monsters being used for "horror."
  • Food Series: Because why the hell not.
  • Other I: Just random misc "alien-ish" designs.
  • Other II: Same. Throw in some oddball traits that don't fit into anything else.
  • Other III: Again, the same.

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    "Dipper" Pines 

    Mabel Pines 

    The "Starting" .GIFfany  

The same copy of the Romance Acadamy 7 protagonist that had attacked the twins, Soos, and Melody in canon. Her eventual domain is a large planet-like structure called "Cyberspace."

  • Attack of the 50-Foot Whatever: While all copies of her can change size at will, she does this especially often and her "default" appearance by the final battle is absolutely huge compared to Dipper and Mabel's size. In reality, during this point she's the size of a regular human, while computerized-Dipper and Mabel are just really tiny.
  • Creepy Undershadowed Eyes: In the third- and second-to-last chapters, she's often seen with these. She drops them by the final showdown.
  • Evil Is Not a Toy: The whole reason why any of this happened is because Gideon decided to try to bring her back to "life" instead of making a deal with Bill after the events of "The Stanchurian Candidate." Before this even begins, he learns his lesson.
  • Not So Different: As Bill points out, she gains pretty similar motives to him — they're both attempting to mix their world and its inhabitants with the "real world." He even remarks, "Maybe I should be making deals with her to get rid of you!"
  • Took a Level in Badass: Not that she wasn't strong to begin with, but this makes her stronger, far more capable magic-wise, able to get a physical form (albeit not by choice at first), trap people within games without uploading them, and scarrier. To put things in perspective, she goes from taking over a pizzeria to taking over the planet.

    Henry Rutherford "Hank" Hill 

I sell propane and propane accessories.
"I tell you what..."

The protagonist of the show, Hank is a propane salesman who loves his job nearly as much as he loves his family. He's pretty introverted and can't cope with emotion very well, but he's clearly the most level-headed of the cast. Voiced by series creator Mike Judge.

  • git gud: Hank has already gotten gud. He's top-tier asskicker. He does not need any more experience.

  • In the original "pilot" of sorts:
    • The 360 themselves were not each members of different alien species, but instead demons. They were all still colored accordingly, except their skin tones matched what "hue slot" they would have. Red was still loosely based on "traditional" pseudo-Christian portrayals of demons as having red skin and triangular tails. (The triangular horns instead of curved horns, however, were still there.) They also lacked the cat theme completely. The majority of them (basically all twelve major members) were planned to be a lot more modest, fighting in casual civilian-like clothes and not fighting nearly naked like their later incarnation did. Lastly, they weren't in their twenties, but instead around the age of the United States of America (239), and simply looked to be in their twenties.
    • Dirk was all-but replaced with a character who would later go by Darren. His code name was "Darren Detonation" for some reason, and his real name was Duck Prince. He actually was the central character, at least for the first chapter, and was still a very strange sort of not-Duke Nukem expy that believed in holding by the law to the letter. He still had all of his skills, he was just far more major than himself in the current 360-incarnation. According to Fan, Dirk himself was going to be in the story back when it was still planned to roll with this incarnation — he was just a guy who lived in the distant past (back when the 360 were around ten, and he was around ten at the time too) that befriended them and later discouraged them from going out to the surface when he died of old age and the demons, effectively being ageless, lived a lot longer.
    • The original took place in 2014 (the year it was released), in a fictionalized version of Topeka, Kansas. Duck, and the 360 by the end of the first chapter, lived in a run-down, shoddy, and even haunted (until Red kicked the ghost out) appartment named Starpoke. It was named as such because the main building extended to great heights.
    • Witchita was also the main "rival" villain instead of Mudvin, who didn't exist, and was to be the main antagonist of the first arc before going through intentional Villain Decay while still remaining a threat and a competant scientist. However, this incarnation of Witchita was very similar to Mudvin, in that they both make hard purple objects from their own powers. Also, back here Witchita was a "witch," basically someone whose magic levels was lower than demons and they, unlike the demons until the events of the pilot, lived on the surface.
    • Summer and Sandstone were directly part of an "evil trio" along with Witchita.
    • Elemental magic worked in a different way. The 360 could all control a color-coded "fire" that's really referred to as plasma, but all of them sans Red (who simply just makes it into "fire fire," which is implied to be the laziest method of utilization) can manipulate it into some kind of alternate element that they've trained to use. The powers were also vastly exaggerated and over-powered compared to their Striker selves — Blue could have a self-contained flood over a major part of the city, Magenta could poison all of that entire water supply, etc.
    • Because the demons were partly Energy Beings (well, they could turn into energy — fire/plasma, to be exact), fusion was more direct and a matter of two or more demons simply merging energy-wise. It was also something that wasn't going to be explored that much aside from all members, or almost all members, just merging into the giant known as Fusion. Since most of the Striker-alien races are solid and can't normally phase-shift, it's redone to something up to the Applied Phlebotinum causing a psychic link. Individual fusion pairs/trios/etc were a lot more emphasized especially on the resulting elements, while according to Fan most of the combinations would have just resulting in Fusion but with less/different colors.
    • Major antagonists like all the element officialsnote , Smith, the Suit, and — again — Mudvin didn't exist. Most antagonists were set to fight on their own. Witchita had some flunkies and the aformentioned Summer and Sandstone but that was basically it.

    Keeping Track 

Let's stop giving a crap about names. So, yeah, there's the usual "360-12" stuff. Primary, secondary, tertiary. RGB. Red, orange, yellow, chartreuse, green, spring green, cyan, azure, blue, violet, magenta (who isn't going to be represented by the original), rose. There'll be a new white one paired with the red one, and a black one who serves as The Dragon. Giving some thought I might want the first six to be found in the same order as the Sprixies from Super Mario 3D World.
  • Green (She'll be named Rose, kinda-ironically, in Gravity Falls woods)
  • Yellow (Kathody? All .GIFfanys are electric theme so I'm thinking of tacking on a "haunted"/"ghost" element to her as well, but she still has a subtle electric theme too)
  • Blue (Roxy? I'm a little eh on that, if only because of how close this is to Rose in encounter-order. Resides by the ocean)
  • Orange (Desert)
  • Violet (Tiny inside someone's body like a parasite? Vaaki from Wonderful 101? That would be cool but it wouldn't make much sense. It'd be a neat way to incorporate the size-crystals, since I forgot canon already had a size-altering method until I wrote this. That or there's the more lighthearted alternative of a food-themed area)
  • Cyan (Showers)
  • Red and White together (fire/ice duo in a volcano that's been partly frozen. Twinrova Twinrova Twinrova.)
  • Black (In, like, a huge aircraft carrier by what's pretty much the ruins of half the planet)
  • The inital

  1. Game On
  2. Game Over

  • Yeah yeah yeah Book Ends first chapter's "Game On" the last chapter is named "Game Over."

    Just Trying to Sort Shit Out 

Multiverse A: The Hair Idealization (alt timeline), Journals of Wisdom, Power, and Courage, and Spooky's
  • The Rainbow Crew:
    • They were all just dolls Mabel created.
    • Only consisted of the A1, A2, B1, and B2 groups. No counterparts.
  • The 360:
    • They were called "slime witches" and were actually fairly friendly.
    • Lacked a 361st member.
  • Sages:
    • Hank: Regular Texan, not as exaggerated as even his canonical KOTH self.
    • Brenda: Retained canon appearance, worked for a university rival to the one featured on Big Bang Theory. Married Mr. Game and Watch and somehow mothered both .GIFfany and Creepypasta Sonic.
    • Sheldon: Again, see Hair Idealization. He rolled with the oddity of his world.
    • Kamina: Crowd member from THI, not much is known about him.
    • Alucard: Crowd member.
    • Rose Quartz: Cameo crowd member.
  • Rip:
    • A strange "shadow monster thing."
  • The Eds and co:
    • Only existed through the form of Ed, Edd n' Eddy: The Mis-Edventures.

Multiverse B: Sweet Jade and Hella John, supplement stories
  • The Rainbow Crew:
    • A2-Ancestors added, guardians... sort of. A1-Ancestors notably absent.
    • Dave basically went crazy.
    • Counterparts are uneven and only given to John, Jade, Jane, Jake, and technically Dave and Rose.
    • An alternate timeline Nepeta and Meulin became Huntress and Disciple respectively, confusing a lot of things up. They also turned into the Hat Goddess.
    • Almost everyone died.
  • The 360:
    • Cameo'd in the SBIGlet "Nightmares" (a direct sequel about John hallucinating over nightmarish versions of Dave, Rose, Roxy, and Dirk out of guilt that he was partly the reason for their deaths) as regular human waitresses.
  • The Sages:
    • Hank: Led the Fox Crew. By the beginning of SJAHJ, he's the only Sage that's alive.
    • Brenda: A "phantom" in some way, died a "tragic death" and stuck around Earth for revenge. According to brief glimpses her skirt actually covered herin this multiverse for some reason.
    • Sheldon: One of the scientists that coded a method Schrodinger would used. It's implied in a suppliment that Schrodinger himself killed him just before SJAHJ began.
    • Kamina: Another "phantom."
    • Alucard: Worked for Hellsing, killed by Darkhorse.
    • Rose Quartz: Whereabouts unknown but presumed deceased/lost her physical form.
  • Rip:
    • The main damn villain, impossible to miss. A 1000-year old vampire that's the ectodaughter of Vampire Jade and (Normal) John.
  • The Eds and co:
    • Gods before implied retiring and letting Hat Goddess take over.

Multiverse C: The Eds' Edventure, Zombie Attack, Kids Fit the Trolls, Act 5 Vs Act 6, supplement stories
  • The Rainbow Crew:
    • Carrie confirms in Gumball Vs Satan that the B1's battle against the A2 trolls takes place in the future from TEE and ZA. B2 and A1 are "mirrors." No counterparts. Guardians and ancestors may exist but at this point how they fit in is extremely complicated.
    • Hat Goddess rules over this one.
  • The 360:
    • Implied to be in their "Gigantic Asses" incarnation.
  • The Sages:
    • All six of them are "researchers" after the future of the Rainbow Crew's incarnation's storyline. They found Jaka and Rip from Multiverse B making brief appearances twice and started putting things together.
  • Rip:
    • Wherabouts unknown.
  • The Eds and co:
    • Centric in the former two fics.

Multiverse D: Hecksing Ulumate Crconikals, Housestuck Hurrcain Crconikals, Hecksing: The Dawn, Housestuck: The Split
  • The Rainbow Crew:
    • This is the only time they're actually called that.
    • Each member has a "guardian" variant, a "counterpart," and in the split timeline, a counterpart to the guardians variant.
    • Nepeta makes a bunch of bloodswaps and stuff in the split timeline.
    • Nightmare Selves from "Nightmare" get expies in the form of the Nightmare Plant, as physical beings and not hallucinations. There's also a new one, Nightmare Red, a highly deformed Dave with a faux-plant theme.
  • The 360:
    • Based on their "demon" appearances... yet they're still human. From the year 3000.
    • Work for the Spartan Time Travel Corps.
  • The Sages:
    • Hank: A plant-light fairy that was cursed to be Homer Simpson at birth before being freed from Equius thanks to Dracula's selling light magic. The Sage of Forest. That was a mouthfull. Deceased in both timelines (in loop, he sacrificed himself to destroy the final barrier around Scratch's place, in split, he died fighting off zombies/ghouls), even though in the split timeline he was the only Sage who survived his respective temple.
    • Brenda: Physicist who, as of 2011, is actually 41 years old despite still looking like her canonical self. Lived in Japan. Sage of Fire. Alive in the loop timeline, deceased in the split timeline (killed by Volvagia).
    • Sheldon: Physicist who lived a relatively normal life. Sage of Water despite being unable to swim (unless you count the floor). Alive in the loop timeline, deceased in the split timeline (killed by running into spikes by accident while trying to avoid Morpha).
    • Kamina: Master Chief of the Spartan Time Traveling Corps yet, because the alter ego-author had no idea how ranking works, he's ranked below the 360. Sage of Spirit and deceased in both timelines (loop: killed by Overseer/Bro. Split: Killed by Twinmold).
    • Alucard: Main protagonist of HTD and fake-main protagonist in HUC. Sage of Shadow, worked for Hecksing, killed in both timelines (loop: Blown up by Jan Valentime. Split: Killed by Bongo Bongo).
    • Rose Quartz: ...Regular ol' Crystal Gem. Sage of Light. Technically deceased in both timelines (loop: Gave up physical form to give life to Steven, split: killed by Light Yagami, the boss of the Light Temple).
  • Rip:
    • Um... kind of complicated, but she's a major character in the Hecksing duo.
  • The Eds and co:
    • Still cul-de-sac residents.

"Multiverse E": Hella John: Sticker Star


    In General (Also, the various mooks) 

  • Curtains Match the Window: All of them have matching hair and eye colors, except Burnda and Burrda. Who have the other's hair color for their eye color.
  • Fan Disservice: Most of them wear fairly revealing outfits, with Dove being the only definitive exception. They're all blood thirsty, crazy, and possess various objects to turn them into demonic... things.
  • Loads and Loads of Characters: There's 1.2 billion of these things total. And counting, giving how they can self-replicate.
  • Only Six Faces: Slightly justified, as a parody of various Animesque works, they all pretty much look the same aside from hair and eye colors. The students are a lot more varried though for some reason.
  • Single-Target Sexuality: The ending implies that, somehow, they're all Soos-sexual, despite technically being played by a chain of other .GIFfanys. Which also led to a heavily-implied incest case.
  • Theme Naming: Most of them are either directly named after, or a forced pun of, someone that's been related to Dave in any of GPF's extremely complex fan work web. Mostly through the Plank Saga.
    • Rose and Roxy: It's actually canon. Ironically, not in the Plank Saga, unless you count that they and he make up three of Rip's eight ectoparents.
    • Karen: Carrie from The Amazing World of Gumball, who apparantly cast a "curse" that left part of her DNA in certain people "on every iteration," whatever that means. In Crconikals, this is really the only way Dave's related to her, but Total Zeksmit has expies of both of them that are brother and sister.
    • Sarah: Sarah from Ed, Edd n Eddy. This was never actually stated outright, but Ed and his "twin" were stated to be related to the "Carrie curse" somehow, and Sarah is Ed's canonical sister.
    • Kathody: "Cathode" mixed with "Kathy," who is a cousin of a Dave-expy in Total Zeksmit.
    • Dove: Dave's "counterpart" and expy of his own dream self. She's a bit more like a perma-stoic "Diablo" personality-wise though, but not fitting up to the personality hasn't stopped any of the others.
  • Unwanted Harem: Somehow the "original" .GIFfany managed to get them all to be obsessed with Soos. He doesn't like this. At all. The ending implies that he was eventually brainwashed into accepting them and helping them take over the world.
  • Villainous Incest: When they're not obsessing over Soos, they act... way too friendly to each other. As they are programmed to be interested in the player, and they are played by other copies of them. And they consider themselves family. It's even more blatant with Burnda and Burrda, since they share heavily flirty dialogue with one-another and are stated multiple times to be twins somehow.
  • Yandere: Same with the students.
  • You Gotta Have Blue Hair: And green, and red, and snow-white, and ink-black, and two shades of yellow-green, and three different pinks, and three different blue-greens....


The first professor and a supposed expert on botany. She's fought in the Gravity Falls forest near the story's beginning and can be recognized by a slightly see-through white dress along with a green hair/eye color scheme.

  • Wake-Up Call Boss: The various copies of Romance Acadamy 7's character can now possess things that aren't electronic, and in fact living beings as well. Possessing a large number of trees, she gives a nasty note to the Pines about this.


A "haunted"/ghost-themed professor with a yellow color scheme and, strangely enough, a body suit styled with Tron Lines. She is a professor in legal studies for some reason and rests by another allegedly haunted house.


The water-themed swimsuit-wearing professor and captain of a swimming team. Her color scheme is blue and she is encountered in the middle of the Bermuda Triangle.









    Burnda and Burrda/Blenda 

A pair that, in-game, are supposedly twins that attack the Pines over in a mountain in Oregon.

Both of Them

  • Meaningful Name: Remove the last two letters in each of their names. That's the only hint you'll get.
  • Nubile Savage: Leopard skins bikinis/loincloths are their outfit themes, as well as the fighters close to them. But they're not supposed to be actual cave-people.


The red-themed of the twins, with the strange ability to control anything with a high enough temperature. She also uses "fire magic" and the like.


The white-themed of the twins, with powers over low temperatures.

  • Evil Albino: Implied considering her white hair and red eyes. She and her twin are much paler than the other professors.


The twin's combined form.

  • Expy: The whole battle against her and the split-twins resembles Twinrova's battle in Ocarina of Time. Minus the mirror shield, and their combined form is dealt with in a different way.


The final professor and The Dragon to .GIFfany herself. Dove is easily recognized by her black hair, eyes, and full-robes. She easily hijacks an aircraft carrier — her main mode of transportation — and supposedly commands sky-related operations. Unlike the other major AIs, she's extremely open about her villainy, bordering on Card-Carrying Villain levels.

  • The Comically Serious: Would you honestly think that she of all "bosses" would be the one that Dipper and Mabel accidentally walk in on using the toilet of her own carrier? Turns out she doesn't wash her hands, either.
  • Expy:
    • She's frankly a lot like Gimme, down to the similar themes in the "areas" they are fought in. (The main "hometown" reduced to chunks floating in the air after a powerful invasion.)
    • Ironically, she's not much like Dave's counterpart in either Housestuck Hurrcain Crconikals or Sweet Jade and Hella John. Going the opposite extreme, she's like the post-revised Diablo, basically a batshit Dave that flips between being stoic and just being maniacally murderous. Except without the maniacal part.
  • Knight of Cerebus: The story takes a huge shift to the darker end when she makes her appearance, punctuated by the reveal of the original .GIFfany's far more sinister look and some of her darker actions. Dove herself is, at least, played for laughs on occasion. Rarely. What's more jarring is that the professors before her are played in an exceptionally lighthearted manner. Mabel lampshades this when she checks if Dove did, in fact, technically come from a game that was supposed to be about dating, considering how blatantly villain-like she is.
  • No-Nonsense Nemesis: Cutting out and breaking up half the Earth and shipping it all miles into the air is her Establishing Character Moment. She doesn't fuck around.
  • Sir Swears-a-Lot: "I don't fuck around" is her catchphrase. Compared to most of the other characters still, she's an absolute pottymouth (not saying much — before her appearance, the fic had a grand total of two swears before).
  • Villain Has a Point: She calls out Mabel for unknowingly using a love potion in canon. Mabel still tries to refute this, but it's honestly up to the reader if either of them brought up the better point.

  • Ambiguously Bi: At one point he says he likes women's butts "because they remind me of dude's butts." Blue spends several minutes pondering what this implies about what he's into.
  • Big Eater: Often seen with a hamburger in-hand. One time he switched it to a huge chili pepper. He takes a bite mid-conversation (as he always does), freezes, then runs off and does something that took two hours. When he comes back, he lights the pepper on fire and says "never again."
  • Bunny-Ears Lawyer: You think the Strikers would actually listen to this guy if they wouldn't need his help?
  • Stylistic Suck: Made a fake-ad for himself, full of badly edited jump-cuts, a scene that's blatantly played in reverse and left running, him as the only actor playing as multiple characters, and even leaves in an insult to himself.

I think the coolest thing about it is that the Teio/Unlimited Form sequence kind of even goes with the music.

("Digital Destruction" Film-Animated Tab Reorginization - A lot of examples are from Disney, so I'm making Disney and Non-Disney categories.

Non-Disney Examples

  • The Yellow Submarine "director's cut" restoration by Miramax, like many modern Disney-related restorations, tries to lighten, brighten, or saturate colors; after all, if you're trying to clean up a color cartoon, you don't want dingy colors, do you? This would be a minor problem, except that it was done everywhere — including scenes in Meanie-occupied Pepperland. Yes, "faded color = grey" is starting to become a film convention; but it wasn't one back then, and even the hints of medium pastel are somewhat distracting to anyone who doesn't yet accept the convention.
  • The 70th anniversary DVD and Blu-Ray release of Max Fleischer's Gullivers Travels was "restored" by not only cropping the footage into widescreen note  but also using a muddy, blurry, badly DVNRed transfer! The 60th-Anniversary Winstar DVD release uses a far better transfer, but that version suffers from digital interlacing.
    • The Winstar DVD also had a "restored" version that was aurally altered, with a new stereophonic soundtrack. The sound effects were redone, and the results were not seamless that one can painfully tell the difference between the mono and stereo versions without comparison!
    • Averted with Thunderbean's 2014 Blu-ray release, which is restored from a 35mm print to faithfully resemble its original theatrical release, such as keeping dust prints in shots, keeping the colors bright and even retaining rounded corners on the edge of the frame. See for yourself.
  • The "Bugville" DVD release of Mr. Bug Goes to Town was apparently a raw transfer from an old laserdisc of the film, and it shows; marred by atrocious digital compression that makes it painful to even look at—you would think you were watching a bootleg of it, and it's supposed to be a official release! Fortunately, there is no interlacing and dvnr issues otherwise.
  • The DVD release of An American Tail was horribly tampered with. Background music and sound effects were changed or added, new voice-overs were inserted (which wasn't the bad part, since they seem to have come from the original recording sessions), and the orphans who bully Fievel near the end had their voices re-dubbed for unknown reasons.
  • The DVD release of the English dub of Pokemon Heroes was given an intense blue tint, which made all the colours darker.

Disney Examples:

  • Pinocchio:
    • Curiously, in the 2009 DVD, Jiminy's line "Look out, Pinoc!" from the end of the "Give a Little Whistle" song has been edited out—apparently this was the result of a sound mixing error, as the line can still be heard in the film's mono soundtrack, but not the remastered stereo soundtrack. Not an atrocity by any means, but anyone who has seen earlier prints of the film will take notice of this. Fortunately, as of April 2011, Disney started allowing owners of the Blu-Ray to exchange their discs for copies with the line restored. (Owners of the DVD, however, are shit-outta-luck.)
    • Additionally, the team restoring Pinocchio for its 1992 theatrical re-release used a print generations removed from the original camera negative. This resulted in the movie having an earthy color scheme, which carried on to all the home video releases of The '90s. When scanning the original negative for later DVD and Blu-Ray releases, Disney reportedly found the picture to have a pastel appearance, which those releases more faithfully portrayed.
  • When The Lion King was re-released for IMAX theaters, several scenes were altered and/or reanimated for unknown reasons. The later DVD releases promised to include a remastered version, which would include the reanimated scenes from the IMAX release and add a new song imported from the stage adaptation, and the original 1994 version... except the "original version" is identical to the remastered cut, though with "Morning Report" removed. Not really that big of a deal, but naturally, it drove the purists insane.
    • For the Blu-Ray, not only did they retain the reanimated scenes, but in the scene where Simba begs his father's ghost not to leave him, the giant cloud formation caused by Mufasa's leaving has disappeared. Records claim this flaw also existed in the IMAX version, but Disney corrected it for the original DVD.
    • The cloud was absent from the 2011 theatrical re-release.
  • In the original Disney film of Cinderella, she had orange hair and a silver dress. The DVD and Blu-Ray versions, however, have blatantly altered the colors to look a little closer to the Disney Princess merchandise (blonde hair and blue dress). And also, a little bit of the fairy dust and fabric creases disappeared from her gown (to be fair though, the line work such as the fabric creases didn't really disappear, just more or less hidden by the brighter colors).
  • In the Blu-Ray release of Fantasia, many colors look drastically different from the original DVD, often using Orange/Blue Contrast. Compare the DVD version of "Night On Bald Mountain" with the Blu-Ray version and you'll see that, among other things, Chernabog has been changed from black all over to purplish-blue and faint orange. These comparisons suggest that for at least one segment, the DVD's color scheme deviates farther away from that used in 1940.
  • The Blu-Ray of Beauty and the Beast has an unusual glitch altering the ending of the "There's Something There" number. Originally, it ended with the objects watching Belle and the Beast read by the fireplace. Since the extended version follows this song with a scene of the objects cleaning the castle, it now closed with the objects in the hallway, closing the doors to give Belle and the Beast some alone time. Selecting the "Original Theatrical Version" on the Blu-Ray changes the ending of the song to the objects about to close the doors, but abruptly cuts to a different scene before they shut. Frustratingly, the corrected transition currently appears only on the 3-D Blu-Ray.
    • The Platinum Edition DVD and the Diamond Edition 2-D Blu-Ray and DVD all have different color schemes than the Walt Disney Classics VHS and laserdisc before them, making fans fear that Disney tampered with the picture. The tones of the 3-D Blu-Ray hew most closely to the Classics releases.
    • The restoration for the Platinum Edition removed a credit before the prologue for Silver Screen Partners IV, and some stuttering from the scene where Beast asks Belle, "You wan-you wanna stay in the tower?" The restoration for the Diamond Edition put both of these back in.
  • On early pressings of the Little Mermaid Diamond Edition Blu-Ray, the ending of the "Part of Your World" sequence plays differently than it originally did. Instead of cutting from Ariel reaching her hand out towards the surface, to her floating back down onto a rock, it cuts from Ariel reaching out, to Flounder looking sad. Also, the scene transition when Ariel and Flounder go to visit Scuttle has changed from a dissolve to a cut. When Disney fixed these mistakes, they only did so on the Blu-Ray, DVD, and digital download copies, not the 3-D Blu-Ray Discs.
    • The Diamond Edition also makes some intentional but ill-advised changes, such as using at least the fourth different set of end credits the movie has seen, and changing the opening credits with drastically different timing, a new font, and the card reading, "In Association With Silver Screen Partners IV" absent. Like the Platinum Edition DVD before it, it also censors the minister's knee, which some viewers thought looked like a boner.
      • Some details about the end credits for readers who aren't in the know: For the 1997 theatrical re-release, Disney replaced the "Part of Your World" instrumental with the normal version of the song, and changed the Dolby Stereo logo to ones for Dolby Digital, DTS, and Sony Dynamic Digital Sound. In 2006, Disney restored the original music, but not the Dolby Stereo logo. As of 2013, credits for the 3-D conversion appear even on 2-D prints.
    • The 2006 Platinum Edition DVD has a few unique instances of Digital Destruction (which have actually been undone on the Diamond restoration): the clamshells the sisters came out of were changed to green interiors, and Grimsby's hand at the start of the tour of the kingdom was removed (because it was originally placed on top of Carlotta's cel in a goof).
  • The 2013 Blu-Ray release of The Sword in the Stone snuffs out all the detail with the film looking like it has been rendered under a Photoshop Blur tool, completely killing the look of the drawings and line quality.

  • Woobie, Destroyer of Worlds:
    • Rip herself, once the first half of Split revealed her life through flashback "intermissions." She lived parentless, lonely, poor, and everyone hated her due to her skin being "blothes" of eight different colors. She was also nearly killed several times. The one "friend" she did make turned out to be Bill Cipher, who tricked her and eventually threw her to dangerous ice-vampire magic that left her serverely injured and bleeding for five straight days. With all this in mind, is it any wonder why she grows up to become a dangerous Humanoid Abomination killer?

  • "Not Making This Up" Disclaimer: Once the Train Mecha makes its appearance:
    "You know what? You just know that I'm gonna give you a link anyway saying that a Thomas the Tank Engine Mecha bootleg exists so why not just link to that right now — there we go."

    Gonna Rewrite This Before Actually Posting it 

This'll be for the Funny.Five Nights At Freddys World page.

  • This fake trailer for World is a laugh from start to finish. Highlights include "Featuring Freddy, Bonnie, Foxy, Chic(h)a, Freddy, Bonnie, Foxy, Chic(h)a, also starring: Freddy, Bonnie, Foxy, Chic(h)a, and Souldozer," the possible reference to Five Nights at Fuckboy's (Freddy's dialogue with BB in the beginning), the... erhm, "box art" for the four main FNAF games, and the "immersive, complex storyline:"
    [Purple Guy is thrown on the ground]
    Foxy: Don't do it Freddy.
    Freddy: No. He did this to us. I can't let him live. I won't let him live.
    Foxy: But he be your son Freddy, he be your son!
    M. Night Shyamalan: What a twist!

  • Running Gag: When the team comes across an antagonist who, basically, looks like a Palette Swap of a previous villain, Blue will start their conversation with "I thought we already killed you!"

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