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Forceful Sex Reveal comments: 22
A character is made to remove their clothes by force, revealing their sex to someone

sponsor: Pichu-kun added: Wed, 17th Dec '14 2:35:56 PM last reply: Thu, 18th Dec '14 11:56:16 AM

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Coverup Ending comments: 7
At the end, the events of the story are covered up.
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Adynaton Denial comments: 19
A character uses an impossible scenario to turn down someone who won't take no for an answer.
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sponsor: SpiderRider3 added: Tue, 16th Dec '14 1:34:03 PM last reply: Thu, 18th Dec '14 11:45:42 AM

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Nicotone comments: 22
People who have a low, raspy voice as a result of much smoking.
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sponsor: Patachou added: Wed, 12th Nov '14 3:10:26 AM last reply: Thu, 18th Dec '14 11:25:00 AM

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Raised Hand Of Surviving comments: 55
NoOneCouldSurviveThat... but wait, an arm pokes out.
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sponsor: Omeganian added: Wed, 4th Dec '13 6:35:30 AM last reply: Thu, 18th Dec '14 10:57:39 AM

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Dramatic Cargo Dropping comments: 37
When cargo dumped from a vehicle to prevent it from crashing/sinking, or to gain speed
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sponsor: eroock edited by: jamespolk added: Tue, 9th Dec '14 5:58:57 PM last reply: Thu, 18th Dec '14 10:54:12 AM

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Autobiographical Debut comments: 6
When a creator publishes his first work it's bound to be autobiographical, usually about his childhood, teenage years, upbringing or coming of age.
Needs Examples
sponsor: Patachou added: Tue, 18th Nov '14 9:12:02 AM last reply: Thu, 18th Dec '14 10:47:34 AM

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Switch to HD comments: 40
Sister index to SwitchToColor for shows that switched to 16:9 format during their initial run.
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Premade Characters Suck comments: 21
Developers using their own character customization system with disastrous results.
Description Needs Help Better Name
sponsor: lazybanshee added: Tue, 16th Dec '14 2:40:29 AM last reply: Thu, 18th Dec '14 10:38:03 AM

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Treasure Hunt Episode comments: 48
An episode of a TV show where the main characters look for a famous treasure.
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Armor Piercing Answer comments: 61
Don't ask the question if you're not ready for the answer

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Subtitles Replaces Voices Within Dialog comments: 70
subtitles used to convey dialog without voice acting within a medium that normally has voice acting.
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sponsor: KarjamP added: Fri, 5th Sep '14 11:45:09 AM last reply: Thu, 18th Dec '14 10:21:47 AM

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Enjoy The Story, Skip The Game comments: 67
A game with meaningful gameplay, which is largely ignored in favour of its story
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sponsor: Folamh3 edited by: Arivne added: Fri, 28th Nov '14 11:01:17 AM last reply: Thu, 18th Dec '14 10:16:29 AM

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The Mobile Version Sucks comments: 4
The mobile version of a game or website is harder to enjoy than on consoles/computers
Tropeworthy? Motion To Discard
sponsor: Xarek added: Tue, 16th Dec '14 10:52:10 PM last reply: Thu, 18th Dec '14 10:00:50 AM

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Walpurgisnacht comments: 15
The night of April 30, adapted by Satanists is a major holiday, leaked via PopculturalOsmosis into media featuring the occult.
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sponsor: Elle edited by: Arivne added: Mon, 15th Dec '14 4:02:17 PM last reply: Thu, 18th Dec '14 9:28:06 AM

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Ridiculously Rounded Teeth (Examples? Hats?) comments: 32
A character is shown to have unnaturally rounded teeth.
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sponsor: CaveCat added: Tue, 21st Oct '14 2:23:26 PM last reply: Thu, 18th Dec '14 9:26:24 AM

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Gatorade Cooler Drenching comments: 51
A character gets drenched by a bunch of liquid dumped over his head.
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sponsor: CaveCat added: Sun, 19th Oct '14 6:00:24 PM last reply: Thu, 18th Dec '14 9:26:12 AM

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Spoiler Statute Of Limitations comments: 6
Bob thinks enough time has passed for a work that it's okay to spoil.

sponsor: DragonQuestZ edited by: Arivne added: Wed, 17th Dec '14 9:09:54 PM last reply: Thu, 18th Dec '14 8:44:54 AM

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Inviting/Welcoming/Addressing The Audience comments: 4
Instances where the audience is directly welcomed/invited to the show or a music album.

sponsor: Patachou added: Thu, 18th Dec '14 2:35:40 AM last reply: Thu, 18th Dec '14 8:29:35 AM

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Sand Necktie comments: 0
Burying a person vertically up to their shoulders

sponsor: lazybanshee added: Thu, 18th Dec '14 8:24:57 AM last reply: Thu, 18th Dec '14 8:24:57 AM

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Alternate Verbal Interpretation comments: 8
An expression or interjection is interpreted as an unintended sentence.
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Winning Terrorists Propaganda comments: 10
If we give in to fear, then the terrorists have won

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Everyone Hates Fruit Cakes comments: 51
Fruitcake is seen as repulsive.
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sponsor: Pichu-kun added: Thu, 5th Dec '13 5:45:06 AM last reply: Thu, 18th Dec '14 8:18:23 AM

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Different Use of the Engine comments: 29
Using a game's engine to make a game of a completely different genre.
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sponsor: pgj1997 added: Wed, 24th Sep '14 7:01:37 AM last reply: Thu, 18th Dec '14 8:14:52 AM

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Credit Card Destruction comments: 5
A merchant destroys a credit card which has exceeded its limit before returning it to the customer.

sponsor: SpiderRider3 added: Fri, 19th Sep '14 5:03:37 PM last reply: Thu, 18th Dec '14 7:50:50 AM

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Musical Switcharoo comments: 11
Replacing the proper music track as a prank.
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Walkie Talkie Gag comments: 8
Characters who are unfamiliar with walkie-talkies end up in a funny situation.

sponsor: SpiderRider3 added: Sat, 11th Oct '14 10:56:02 PM last reply: Thu, 18th Dec '14 7:00:53 AM

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Dig Attack comments: 44
An attack or technique that involves the user being underground.
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sponsor: KZN02 added: Tue, 4th Nov '14 9:47:08 AM last reply: Thu, 18th Dec '14 6:26:54 AM

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The Joy of Flight comments: 30
A character flies for the first time, and it is treated with awe and wonder.

sponsor: ThePope edited by: Arivne added: Wed, 12th Nov '14 10:11:00 PM last reply: Thu, 18th Dec '14 6:11:16 AM

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Stock Money Bag comments: 18
Money and treasures in fiction is often stored inside sacks

sponsor: artman40 edited by: Arivne added: Tue, 3rd May '11 9:18:23 PM last reply: Thu, 18th Dec '14 5:18:08 AM

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Suddenly Significant Rule comments: 42
Needs Examples
sponsor: MrInitialMan edited by: Arivne added: Sat, 8th Nov '14 1:04:18 PM last reply: Thu, 18th Dec '14 5:07:57 AM

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Mistaken for Accepting Conflict comments: 4
Oh, so you ''do'' want trouble, huh?
Better Name
sponsor: azul120 added: Tue, 16th Dec '14 8:45:40 PM last reply: Thu, 18th Dec '14 4:53:50 AM

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Superheroes In Space comments: 6
Superheroes in a SpaceOpera setting.

sponsor: AP added: Thu, 16th Oct '14 6:05:29 PM last reply: Thu, 18th Dec '14 4:36:33 AM

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An Emigrants Tale comments: 1
Needs Examples
sponsor: RossN added: Wed, 17th Dec '14 5:23:31 AM last reply: Thu, 18th Dec '14 4:04:04 AM

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Ambiguous Start Of Darkness comments: 11
The audience is left to decide when a character JumpedOffTheSlipperySlope
Tropeworthy? Needs Examples Better Name
sponsor: SeanPeden edited by: Arivne added: Tue, 20th Nov '12 2:04:29 AM last reply: Thu, 18th Dec '14 3:33:53 AM

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The Dev Team Got A Surprise comments: 28
Updating A Game to account for unexpected achievement
Needs Examples
sponsor: MrInitialMan edited by: ZuTheSkunk added: Tue, 9th Dec '14 4:11:50 AM last reply: Thu, 18th Dec '14 3:13:18 AM

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Cymbalic Hat comments: 3
Playing a cymbal by wearing it as a hat.

sponsor: MrInitialMan added: Thu, 27th Nov '14 1:58:56 AM last reply: Thu, 18th Dec '14 2:26:46 AM

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Suspiciously Good Evidence comments: 6
Evidence of someone's guilt is implausibly good, suggesting it was planted.

sponsor: FordPrefect added: Wed, 17th Dec '14 8:43:48 PM last reply: Thu, 18th Dec '14 2:24:41 AM

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Classy People Identify Wine comments: 8
If you can tell the type of wine, the year when it was made etc by taste, you must be an aristocrat

sponsor: aurora369 added: Tue, 16th Dec '14 6:02:46 AM last reply: Thu, 18th Dec '14 1:34:06 AM

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Friendly Ghost comments: 51
Depictions of ghosts being friendly and/or jovial instead of frightening.

sponsor: DAN004 added: Tue, 8th Jul '14 5:54:00 PM last reply: Thu, 18th Dec '14 12:57:20 AM

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Smart Jerk, Nice Moron comments: 41
A pair consisting of a smart but mean person & a nice but dumb person.
Better Name
sponsor: Takwin edited by: Arivne added: Fri, 8th Apr '11 11:41:18 AM last reply: Thu, 18th Dec '14 12:28:06 AM

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Boasting About Your Scars comments: 36
Two characters compete to see who has accumulated the most impressive collection of scars.

sponsor: jason1420 edited by: Sahira added: Wed, 20th Apr '11 12:33:28 PM last reply: Wed, 17th Dec '14 11:44:07 PM

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Anime/ Jigen Daisuke's Gravestone comments: 8
Jigen Daisuke is under attack by an assassin.

sponsor: crazysamaritan added: Thu, 11th Dec '14 6:29:34 PM last reply: Wed, 17th Dec '14 11:15:54 PM

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Social Network comments: 8
A site where people from anywhere interact

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Worse With Context comments: 106
Something that doesn't seem so bad is made worse when the character points out an added detail
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sponsor: TotalDramaRox97 edited by: SpiderRider3 added: Tue, 1st Jul '14 8:45:35 PM last reply: Wed, 17th Dec '14 10:22:25 PM

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Planet Dirt comments: 36
Description Needs Help Already have? Up For Grabs Needs Examples Better Name
sponsor: AFP edited by: IchigoMontoya added: Tue, 12th Apr '11 5:05:10 AM last reply: Wed, 17th Dec '14 9:40:43 PM

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Brain Monster comments: 83
A monster that consists of mostly brain, or has its brain exposed
Already have? Description Needs Help
sponsor: Lavalyte edited by: henry42 added: Thu, 23rd Aug '12 4:28:01 AM last reply: Wed, 17th Dec '14 9:29:37 PM

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Car Radio Dispute comments: 6
Two people in a car fight over the radio.

sponsor: BinaryStep added: Wed, 10th Dec '14 11:52:56 PM last reply: Wed, 17th Dec '14 8:15:19 PM

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Downer Ending Override comments: 1
Bad things that seem to cap off a story are quickly reversed in the follow-up.
Needs Examples
sponsor: Steam added: Wed, 17th Dec '14 6:07:32 PM last reply: Wed, 17th Dec '14 7:39:20 PM

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Come Back Any Time comments: 16
The halfway point between IChooseToStay and ButNowIMustGo.
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sponsor: FreezairForALimitedTime edited by: Sahira added: Tue, 19th Apr '11 12:34:38 PM last reply: Wed, 17th Dec '14 7:38:28 PM

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