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SomewhatMisleading
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09:02:02 AM Jan 16th 2014
edited by 2.101.95.13
from the description:

"All strategic elements were sacrificed for tactical ones"

...What?

EDIT: I think I get what it means now, but it's still very confusingly worded.
TriggerLoaded
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02:45:26 PM Jul 23rd 2012
Removed the following entry, as none of them have anything to do with All There in the Manual.

  • All There in the Manual: Scully, when you first hire him, pretends he's not on the phone. When he demands a raise, turns out he's paying child support. Put two and two together.
    • If you've got the time, you can go and read the reasons why some mercs have been dropped from the AIM roster in the "Alumni" section. Some are tragic, some... aren't. Better yet, you'll also know why Mike dropped out (if Gus Tarballs' exposition after killing him doesn't clue you in).
    • Since mercs obviously aren't keen on revealing much about their personal life, Sidney complimenting Scope reveals she's married. Ice's answering machine shows he's also married. Some of Grizzly's dialogue reveals that Bull is married with children. In fact, quite a few of the mercs on AIM's roster are apparently married.
    • Reading between the lines shows that apparently the main reason Flo even got a job with M.E.R.C. was because she and Biff are together.

However, some of these I do wonder if a trope does apply. So I'm moving them here.
Zaptech
02:09:00 AM Jul 24th 2012
These really seem more like Fridge Brilliance. Or maybe Hidden Depths. The parts about some mercs being together romantically could be put in under Battle Couple.
TriggerLoaded
01:42:38 PM Jul 27th 2012
Sounds quite good. Fridge Brilliance could work, if it applies to those facts that are only hinted at from several conversations, notably that bit with Scully.
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