The good bits won't work in another medium

"I am Beethoven--the great pianist" "*gasp*!"

Foreshadowing something everyone should know.

Badly written exposition dialogue that gives a lot of unnecessary extra information

A store's name tells you exactly what they sell.

A group of people all scream at once.

Side game where you race monsters for rewards.

When one character states a quantity, and is quickly corrected by another.

Areas in a video game are one screen size, instead of scrolling.

Don't Tell Teacher

When a character starts tearing up during sex

Superpowers at a price: you become a monster if you're not very careful

A character is so annoying or unattractive that s/he makes his/her heterosexual partners gay.

The protagonist dislikes their situation, but never actually attempts to fix it.

Where a shield generator or spell or some such never projects a shield wide enough to protect its origin

Multiple independent schemes with the same intentions all wind up annulling one another.

Neat straight hair with a few swirls.

When a character describes killing in one or both of those ways.

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