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Non-Code Code Name comments: 30
When a secret project has a code name that gives its purpose right away.

sponsor: Yora edited by: Arivne added: Sun, 19th Feb '12 1:29:47 PM last reply: Sun, 20th Apr '14 10:57:05 PM

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One Joke Fake Show comments: 33
A ShowWithinAShow entirley based off one joke.
Tropeworthy? Needs Examples Description Needs Help Better Name Description Needs Help
sponsor: Euan2000 added: Wed, 26th Feb '14 7:20:33 AM last reply: Sun, 20th Apr '14 10:35:29 PM

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Repeat To Confirm comments: 44
Confirming an order, an instruction, or a command by repeating it
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sponsor: JenBurdoo added: Fri, 3rd Jan '14 5:46:24 PM last reply: Sun, 20th Apr '14 10:00:43 PM

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Unexpected Familarity comments: 8
A group meets some VIP or big shot and unexpectedly one member of the group is familar with them.

sponsor: Lokil edited by: Arivne added: Sat, 19th Apr '14 12:13:11 PM last reply: Sun, 20th Apr '14 9:25:14 PM

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Mobile Base comments: 2
Heroes' home is mobile, and can transport them to adventure.

sponsor: cythraul edited by: zarpaulus added: Sun, 20th Apr '14 8:01:35 PM last reply: Sun, 20th Apr '14 9:23:43 PM

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Ascended Mechanic comments: 6
A mechanic that's minor in one game, then major in another.

sponsor: dimentiorules added: Sun, 20th Apr '14 6:53:32 AM last reply: Sun, 20th Apr '14 9:21:04 PM

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Classy Cane comments: 66
A character shows how stylish, sophisticated, classy, or badass they are by carrying a cane around.
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sponsor: Woogstok added: Wed, 26th Mar '14 8:40:02 PM last reply: Sun, 20th Apr '14 9:12:19 PM

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Thirsty Aliens comments: 11
Aliens invade Earth for its water

sponsor: zarpaulus added: Sat, 19th Apr '14 7:36:00 PM last reply: Sun, 20th Apr '14 9:04:09 PM

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(Hats please) The Oppression Of Conformity comments: 41
Heroes rebel against a conformist society for inherently oppressing its members.

sponsor: Earnest added: Fri, 11th Apr '14 4:10:38 PM last reply: Sun, 20th Apr '14 8:29:58 PM

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Submissive Housekeeper Offers Choices comments: 69
The Breadwinner arrives home and is immediately offered comfort, usually sexual.
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sponsor: ShiroiHane edited by: crazysamaritan added: Thu, 29th Sep '11 5:26:41 AM last reply: Sun, 20th Apr '14 8:27:22 PM

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Complete The Quote Title comments: 23
The title is part of a famous quote, but the part not quoted is what describes the story.
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sponsor: kensu edited by: MonaNaito added: Mon, 24th Feb '14 11:13:25 AM last reply: Sun, 20th Apr '14 8:00:18 PM

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ElectroMagneto comments: 24
The StockSuperpower of Electromagnetism or plain Magnetism
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sponsor: ShanghaiSlave added: Sat, 19th Apr '14 6:01:47 AM last reply: Sun, 20th Apr '14 7:59:46 PM

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Blood-Stained Letter comments: 15
A letter, note, page or other paper that has been stained with blood.

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Buzz Job comments: 18
Technical Term: High-speed, low altitude pass.
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sponsor: Tallens added: Fri, 11th Apr '14 8:41:28 PM last reply: Sun, 20th Apr '14 7:56:11 PM

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Psycho Mind Trick comments: 12
cinematic effect in which viewer has closest experience of being in the mind of a psychopath

sponsor: atlantalex added: Fri, 18th Apr '14 12:51:49 PM last reply: Sun, 20th Apr '14 7:56:03 PM

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Steed Chooses the Master (Working Title) comments: 28
A horse or other rideable creature which can only be tamed and ridden by the one it chooses.

sponsor: ShiningwingX added: Thu, 17th Apr '14 11:04:12 AM last reply: Sun, 20th Apr '14 7:53:27 PM

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Gotta Ship Em All comments: 20
A work where almost every character is shipped with almost every other character
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sponsor: beyondthesea added: Thu, 20th Mar '14 12:00:26 PM last reply: Sun, 20th Apr '14 7:49:53 PM

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Inconsistent Sexuality comments: 9
This character has a sexuality, but that really doesn't influence their sexual choices.
Motion To Discard
sponsor: lakingsif added: Fri, 18th Apr '14 12:43:58 PM last reply: Sun, 20th Apr '14 7:45:01 PM

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Classical Music is Boring comments: 43
Classical music is depicted as tedious and sleep-inducing.
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sponsor: JimCambias edited by: Lawman592 added: Mon, 30th Jan '12 5:39:34 PM last reply: Sun, 20th Apr '14 7:43:46 PM

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The Outside World (Hats, Critique, HATS) comments: 57
The world outside a secluded commune, society, or place of confinement. (Hats and Opinions Please!)
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sponsor: Lakija edited by: Arivne added: Thu, 27th Feb '14 11:29:32 PM last reply: Sun, 20th Apr '14 7:42:52 PM

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Imaginary Real Person comments: 20
Somebody imagines hearing or seeing someone who really does exist, usually deliberately.
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sponsor: pieguy259 edited by: StrixObscuro added: Fri, 28th Mar '14 8:56:23 AM last reply: Sun, 20th Apr '14 7:36:54 PM

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Independent Princess comments: 4
A princess who rejects suitors for any reason

sponsor: lexicon added: Thu, 17th Apr '14 4:43:36 PM last reply: Sun, 20th Apr '14 7:31:26 PM

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Charles Darwin Hates Your Guts comments: 14
Tropeworthy? Motion To Discard
sponsor: Vindictus added: Sun, 20th Apr '14 9:56:47 AM last reply: Sun, 20th Apr '14 7:18:46 PM

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Bringing In The Expert comments: 23
An underling fails, so their employer hires the best man to do the job.
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sponsor: Olaf_Merchant added: Sat, 29th Mar '14 1:18:10 PM last reply: Sun, 20th Apr '14 7:16:47 PM

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Projectile Kiss comments: 28
Character creates a lip or heart shape that flies off at a target
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sponsor: KZN02 added: Tue, 25th Feb '14 7:57:56 PM last reply: Sun, 20th Apr '14 6:26:02 PM

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Dunking The Bomb comments: 27
Extinguishing or disposing of a bomb in water
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sponsor: MaxWest added: Mon, 9th Dec '13 4:00:17 PM last reply: Sun, 20th Apr '14 6:16:47 PM

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Gate Guardian comments: 29
The guardian of a gate
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sponsor: ForgottenJedi added: Thu, 13th Feb '14 9:27:28 PM last reply: Sun, 20th Apr '14 5:53:59 PM

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Adaptational Intelligence comments: 4
A character is made brainier in an adaptation.
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sponsor: RossN added: Sun, 20th Apr '14 5:39:04 AM last reply: Sun, 20th Apr '14 5:38:04 PM

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Imperiled In Pregnancy comments: 45
A pregnant woman has something horrible happening to her and her fetus
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sponsor: VoixOff edited by: StarSword added: Wed, 5th Jun '13 3:32:27 AM last reply: Sun, 20th Apr '14 5:37:58 PM

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Slowly Supporting Community comments: 12
Where All of the Other Reindeer have a grudging respect for the hero.
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sponsor: 313Bluestreak added: Fri, 6th Sep '13 11:50:12 AM last reply: Sun, 20th Apr '14 5:31:47 PM

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Solitude Is Good comments: 7
Solitude is seen as a positive thing.
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sponsor: 313Bluestreak added: Sat, 11th Jan '14 5:21:21 PM last reply: Sun, 20th Apr '14 5:31:42 PM

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Moving Apology comments: 3
A character gives out an apology that is so contrite and touching that it moves another character.
Needs Examples Tropeworthy?
sponsor: 313Bluestreak added: Wed, 26th Mar '14 12:55:56 PM last reply: Sun, 20th Apr '14 5:31:37 PM

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Hidden Disdain Reveal comments: 30
A character expresses their hidden contempt for the other character, usually after falling out.
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sponsor: 313Bluestreak added: Thu, 2nd Jan '14 6:00:10 PM last reply: Sun, 20th Apr '14 5:31:32 PM

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Informed Niceness comments: 25
Others say that the character is nice, although he really isn't.
Tropeworthy? Tropeworthy? Description Needs Help Needs Examples
sponsor: 313Bluestreak added: Mon, 14th Oct '13 11:53:59 AM last reply: Sun, 20th Apr '14 5:31:27 PM

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Complaining Index comments: 6
Tropes involving characters complaining about certain things.

sponsor: 313Bluestreak added: Tue, 21st Jan '14 10:15:07 AM last reply: Sun, 20th Apr '14 5:31:22 PM

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Soulless Slave Trader comments: 48
Slave traders are pure evil
Up For Grabs
sponsor: AmbarSonofDeshar edited by: Arivne added: Thu, 24th May '12 5:11:10 PM last reply: Sun, 20th Apr '14 5:18:58 PM

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Fights Crime With X comments: 24
Crime solving with a unique gimmick to help the work stand out amongst other similar works
Up For Grabs Better Name Description Needs Help Needs Examples
sponsor: dsollen edited by: spacemarine50 added: Mon, 17th Mar '14 7:55:30 AM last reply: Sun, 20th Apr '14 5:13:35 PM

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Post Game Retaliation comments: 15
Settling disputes physically after the game ends
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sponsor: MaxWest added: Mon, 17th Feb '14 6:20:35 PM last reply: Sun, 20th Apr '14 4:45:38 PM

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Produced By Cast Member comments: 2
Cast members of the show eventually get involved with the show's production

sponsor: justanotherrandomlurker added: Sun, 20th Apr '14 1:36:26 PM last reply: Sun, 20th Apr '14 4:42:06 PM

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Uncle Sam Takes The Winnings comments: 35
A character receives a large sum of money, only for almost all of it to go to taxes.
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sponsor: Surenity edited by: Arivne added: Fri, 18th Apr '14 11:09:26 PM last reply: Sun, 20th Apr '14 4:32:00 PM

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Finishing Tail comments: 4
Motion To Discard Motion To Discard
sponsor: Ghostkaiba297 added: Sun, 20th Apr '14 10:14:15 AM last reply: Sun, 20th Apr '14 4:31:08 PM

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Hope Spring (Hats) comments: 24
A positive character audiences can latch onto in an otherwise very bleak setting
Tropeworthy? Needs Examples Better Name
sponsor: Katsuhagi edited by: katsuhagi added: Tue, 15th Apr '14 5:28:03 PM last reply: Sun, 20th Apr '14 4:22:44 PM

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Smack On The Back comments: 40
A strong character delivers a friendly, but painful slap to another character's back.
Already have? Tropeworthy?
sponsor: Beacon80 edited by: technickal added: Tue, 4th Dec '12 1:22:19 PM last reply: Sun, 20th Apr '14 4:10:34 PM

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Nolan Syndrome comments: 12
When a creator thinks out such a detailed theme/subtext, that they can't resist making it explicit.
Needs Examples Better Name Motion To Discard
sponsor: ethansloan added: Wed, 9th Apr '14 8:46:46 PM last reply: Sun, 20th Apr '14 4:08:28 PM

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The Circus comments: 14
A place wherein entertainers perform for an audience. Features a huge tent with a circus ring, and a Ringmaster.

sponsor: Lakija added: Mon, 17th Feb '14 2:43:58 PM last reply: Sun, 20th Apr '14 3:56:52 PM

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Fainting Salute comments: 2
A person in emotional distress, possibly about to faint, places the back of the hand against the forehead.
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sponsor: BradyLady added: Sat, 19th Apr '14 6:02:50 PM last reply: Sun, 20th Apr '14 3:39:40 PM

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Sparks Of Love (Formerly Electric Love) comments: 19
A trope in which a character feels electricity upon touching a love interest or crush.

sponsor: Lakija edited by: technickal added: Mon, 14th Apr '14 9:58:31 PM last reply: Sun, 20th Apr '14 3:03:40 PM

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Part Replacement Paradox comments: 115
If a thing has all of its parts replaced, is it still the same thing anymore?
Description Needs Help Better Name Up For Grabs
sponsor: TARDIS2468 edited by: Arivne added: Tue, 17th Jan '12 6:02:58 PM last reply: Sun, 20th Apr '14 2:46:26 PM

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Related in the Adaptation comments: 34
Description Needs Help Better Name Tropeworthy?
sponsor: TitoMosquito added: Sat, 13th Apr '13 2:31:05 PM last reply: Sun, 20th Apr '14 2:31:53 PM

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Counting to Potato comments: 23
Counting out of order with letters or random objects thrown in.
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sponsor: Jetace97 edited by: Arivne added: Tue, 1st Apr '14 11:41:29 AM last reply: Sun, 20th Apr '14 2:23:10 PM

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