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Tropes That Will Never Happen:
These tropes are
too specific so they will never happen
Too Obscure Or Bizarre
The Same but More
X Meets Y
You Fail Disco Forever
The Cheating Bastard is a Computer
Bartman Grabs A Gun
Bartman Can Breathe In Space
Boy Eats Girl
Boy Meets Robot Girl. Boy Loses Robot Girl. Boy Builds New Robot Girl From Spare Parts.
A Boy And His God Curse Cutting Short
: "Well, now that that's over, what do you say we go back to my place for a bowl of my favorite cereal, Frankenber—oh,
son of a Protestant whore!
Antidisestablishmentarianism Does Not Work That Way
Mushroom Samba in the Rain
The Password Is Always "W./#K|&c~`3"
Ferris Bueller's Two Week Sick Leave
Watching Paint Dry
Classic, tropable catch phrase.
Also the basis of a Fan Fiction title and storyline.
Watching Grass Grow
Watching Paint Grow
Watching Grass Dry: When people are underwhelmed by or cynical towards the beauty of a sunrise.
People Who Are Dead Inside
People Who Are Dead Outside
Should be 'Too Universal' since almost everyone is covered by dead skin cells.
Wouldn't be as funny there.
Jumped On The Caller
The Character That Is Never Mentioned, Hinted At, Or Relevant To The Plot In Any Way, Shape, Or Form
Sir Not Appearing on the Trope Page?
You Know, That Non-Entity Where...
Weapons-Induced Artificial Stupidity
You Can Argue With Elves And Prove Your Point.
Screw You, Elves!!
You Can Sit Down And Have A Nice Calm Discussion With Elves
You Can Argue With Elves And Reach A Reasonable Agreement That Benefits Both Parties
Trying To Argue With Elves While Watching Them Bathe
That's the trope Elminster in Myth Drannor is built upon...
Sliding Scale Of Sepia - an index of tropes dedicated to how brown the director makes a film
Cassandra Was Wrong And The Truth Isn't Out There
The Political Leader That Everyone Likes, Always Does Right, And Isn't Secretly Satan, God And/Or The Antichrist
Real Life doesn't even have any of these.
For a given value of "everyone": Optimus Prime.
And for a given value of "political".
The Jellyman from Jasper Fforde's , maybe.
Nursery Crime Um, Dumbledore. Duh.
Somewhat deconstructed in DH, though it was made pretty clear that after his childhood he was a very good person.
See also: President Mary Sue
The one where you don't make a stupid forum thread
Journey to the Center of Pendleton Ward's Mind
The Buffalos From Buffalo That Buffalos From Buffalo Intimidate Intimidate Buffalos From Buffalo.
Every Thirtieth Point In Base Thirteen
Thirty points is thirty points, no matter what base you're counting in.
Shoot The Dog Out Of A Cannon
Shoot The Shaggy Dog Out Of A Cannon
Shoot The Dog Out Of Canon
Shoot Shaggy's Dog
Shaving The Shaggy Dog
Sliding Scale Of A Snake's Underside
Sliding Scale Of A Moving Piano Playing Scales
The OTHER Other Wiki
The Uther Wiki
The Udder Wiki
Hey, Its That Wiki!
The Under Wiki
The Über Wiki
List of video games for the Xbox named
Halo Freud Was Mostly Just Projecting His Own Insecurities Onto Other People
Freud Just Had A Really Hot Mom
This Is Your Freud On Drugs
Freud Knew Oedipus, And He LIKED Him
This Is Your Freud On Phlebotinum
The Dog Shot First, but then it was sent to prison, before being transferred to the hospital due to eating a cake with a jackhammer in it, where it lived until it died several years later.
The Dog Shot First, But Missed, Then The Cat Shot Back And Splattered Its Doggy Guts All Over The Wall, No Seriously I'm Not Bitter, One Coin To Clean Up The Whole Mess, Solo?
The Dog Shot Second
The Comrade Syndrome, in which all socialists and communists say "Comrade" and, shortly afterwards, are brutally censored, and I don't mean like normal censorship, where the things being censored are only relatively gruesome, or not safe for work, I mean the stuff being censored is so gruesome that even the censor covering it is not safe for work before being beaten to near death with their dead pet, child, friend, and/or genitalia, before their body is relax, I am only doing this for your sanity, you'll thank . This Troper someday, think of kittens, or flowers, or even less brutal violence The Aristocrats.
All Writers Are Undead Talking Animals Masquerading As Humans
Next-Door Neighbor Is Planning To Go To The Beach On A Sunday With His Family Of Four
You Fail Third Period Gym Class
You Fail Third Period Lunch
You Fail Having a Period
A Slight Itch In Your Left Ear
Kick The Dog Then Feel Bad About It Later And Give The Dog Some Bacon To Make Up For It, Provided The Dog Isn't Still Pissed Off, In Which Case You'll Probably Have To Wait Until He Comes Out From Under The Bed
Subtrope: And When He Does Give Him Facon For Being Such A Drama Queen
Dropped A Bridget Fonda On Him
...well, Stephen Colbert had a Jane Fonda dropped on him...
How about Dropped a Bridget Moynahan on him, then? However in that case we could make the Colbert argument for Tom Brady.
Our Senior IV Nurses Are Different
Real Men Don't Care If People Shoot Them While They Aren't Wearing Pants Because Damnit They're Hungry And Want Some Cheerios
Chekhov's Custom .50 Cal Desert Eagle
Chekhov's Lightsaber - where you come up with random explanations for things that drew attention to themselves earlier, like the Star Wars Expanded Universe
Chekhov's rubber band
Not The Same Gun That Chekhov Had In The First Act, But It'll Do
Useful Notes: I-88 in Illinois Between Mile Markers 42 and 43
Gushing About Mr Krabs's Character Alignment
Crowning Moment of Drycleaning
Crowning Microwavable Giraffe Just Add Potato Salad of Shiny Leather Floating Pokemon-Filled Taco, anyone?
Our Vampires Are The Same
Everything's Better With Pope Innocent VIII
Dropped A Bridget Jones' Diary On Him
"You said this wasn't a Chick Flick! I want explosions!"
Synonyms For The World Plimsoil - Consisting of pages AA-ABA, ABA to ABB, ABB to ABBA...
Goddammit Jim I Told You I Don't Like Boiled Peas
Linkin Park Makes An Honest Man Of Ray
Kung Fu Guy With A Reasonable And Objective Assessment of His Own Capabilities
Creative Commons Attribution Share-alike Soundtrack With Founder's Copyright
Not So Hopeless - Seemingly Hopeless Auditionees that turn out to be really talented once they start performing.
Hopeless Auditionee Spot: "You know, I think one might be bearable... No, he's rubbish." Alternatively, "[Contestant], I think you have real talent. In scaring away animals and terrifying small children. That was hideous."
What Do You Mean Its Political For The Other Side (There actually is a statue in Kansas that fits this trope: Initially protesting the occupation of the Panama Canal, its current owner says the sculptor saw into the future and protested giving away the Panama Canal.)
Go Straight To " Revelation"
Just Here For The Cute Female Protagonist
Every Moe anime
By extension, Just Here For The Cute Male Protagonist
Just Here For The Hot Female Protagonist
Just Here For the Cute/Hot Female (And, By Extension, Male) Antagonist
Apple Stem Pulling Teeth
Tiddlywinks At Noon
Screw The Rules I Have Pot
Spin To Deflect Criticism
Batman Is Unrealistic
Nobody Wants To Remember The Stripper
Norbert's Scale Of Gameplay And Story Segregation
Massively Multiplayer Online H-Game
What Do You Mean, It's Not Locupletative?
Aesop Unfriendly Family
Medium-Heavy Sleet Equels Death
The Author Reads TV Tropes Because He Wants To Eliminate Any Tropes From His Work But It Turns Out Everything Is A Trope So He Sinks Into Despair And Kills Himself And The Thing He Was Writing Is Never Written So Wait How Do We Even Have A Page On This Thing Anyway?
It was ghostwritten, obviously.
Ominous Latvian Chanting
But You Screw One Dead Ki d Goat While On Fire aka necropedopyrobestiality
Dude, She's Like, In Oklahoma!
Everything's Better With The Golomyunka Fish That Lives In Lake Baikal And Is Preyed Upon By The Baikal Seal
Most Writers Are Vampires
METAL BAWKSES in which our enemies hide, the cowards, the FOOLS!
Artistic License - Lithuanian Forest Site Types
Black-With-A-Couple-Of-Grey-Splotches-And-This-Weird-Purple-Bit-In-The-Corner And Bluish-Greeny-White-With-One-Thouroughly-Irritating-Black-Spot-Nothing-Else-Goes-With Morality
Knight In Slightly Rusted And Blood-Spattered Armour That Needs A Good Polish
Everything's Better With Mutant Elves With Glasses Who Ride Piggyback On Anthropomorphic Goats Who Shoot Lasers From Their Eyes
Hey It's That Girl Who May Or May Not Be Hotchner's Wife.
Dropped a TARDIS on him
Something Something Leonard Hofstadter
Something Something Leonard Nimoy
Something Something Leonard Cohen
Something Something The Artist Formerly Known As Prince
When you're watching a show, and the entire episode focuses on this bizarre alien machine. The protagonists have no idea what it is, yet they manage to harness its powers to win before finally deciding that the world is not ready for it, leaving it behind. Then, after the episode is over, it hits you — it was a fridge!
True Art Involves Cutting Up Sharks
Physical impossibility of death in the mind of someone living is the closest we're ever going to get.
The Good Guys Always Get Captured, Violated Sexually, Stabbed, Thrown in a River, Trampled by Wildebeests, and Eaten Alive by 26 3/4 Rabid Chipmunks.
Dropped Raquel Welch On Him ( "She's got a big bottom!")
Your Life Will Ruin TV Tropes
Zecora Was Right
Failed A Girdle Check (which does happen in the pilot)
Pan Am I Got A Good Laugh From Reading This Page Thanks Guys You Rock
Lohengrin and Mendelssohn Are Dead
Moves like Orlok
Our Anglicans Are Different
All Disney Is Animation
Artistic License - Moldovan Transportation
Significant Red-Eyed Greenhead
Oprah Does Something Funny
Rocks Fall, But Thankfully No One Is Hurt
Preparation of Salted Tongue With Green Onions Does Not Work That Way
The Butler's Wife's Brother Did It
The Butler May Or May Not Have Done It
Multiplayer Imposed Challenge - This is when you're forced to use a Self-Imposed Challenge when you don't want to, because the friend you're playing with in multiplayer wants it.
Zettai Ryouiki Does Not Work That Way
Superman Grabs a Gun
Errol Flynn Wins The War
Pierre Kirby Is Hardcore (even if The Cinema Snob thinks so)
Dropped A Sheik On Her
Shows That Air On CBS on Tuesdays at 7PM
Books That Are Commonly Read On Wednesday While Sitting in a Red Chair and Drinking a Diet Coke
Recommended Songs to Listen On Fridays As You Walk Up and Down Main Street While Wearing a Red Jacket and Eating Green M&Ms
The World is Always Having an Affair with Mars
Amazing Technicolor Car
They Hit Exactly The Right Balance Between Changing It and Keeping It The Same, But It Still Sucks
It Sucked in The First Place
People Sit on Big Red Turning Chairs
That One Fuckin' Guy Who Keeps Reverting My Edits Even Though He's Totally Wrong About Rainbow Dash And I Know The Character Much Better Than That Faggot Does, Anyway
Something Something Shark Week
Bigger Than The Big Bad But Not Quite As Big As The Bigger Bad... Bad