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* MonochromeCasting: According to [[http://www.bloggerbeware.com/2008/07/r-e-t-r-o-s-p-e-c-t-find-out-what-it.html this post]], in all of the original series of ''Literature/{{Goosebumps}}'' novels, there were only 20 explicitly non-white characters, of whom 45% were Egyptians (in novels about Mummies, no less).


* RapidFireDescriptors: From ''Night of the Living Dummy III'':
--->Wow, no one likes this guy. Maybe the reason he wants slaves is he's lonely and needs a friend. Aww, it almost makes you feel sorry for the camera-smashing, art-ruining, vomit-spewing, kitchen table-sitting, child-beating, child-choking, worm-filled son-of-a-bitch.



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!!This blog is the {{Trope Namer|s}} for:
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* ICantBelieveImSayingThis: Troy's reaction when saying that there aren't any chapter ending cliffhangers worth mocking in ''Ghost Camp''.[[note]]This would prove to be the only book in the original series where this was the case, although it also happened in the ''Series 2000'' book ''I Am Your Evil Twin''[[/note]]

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*** In the ''Series 2000'' recaps, this becomes "Oh, cool, I've read [insert two or three original series books whose plots Stine is reusing], too."


Troy has admitted to having an inconsistent schedule, [[ScheduleSlip which has led to gaps spanning months or even]] ''[[ScheduleSlip years]]'' [[ScheduleSlip between posts]]. His most recent proper review is from 2012, though he periodically posts one-off entries (the last one of these was in 2015).

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Troy has admitted to having an inconsistent schedule, [[ScheduleSlip which has led to gaps spanning months or even]] ''[[ScheduleSlip years]]'' [[ScheduleSlip between posts]]. His most recent proper review is from 2012, though he periodically posts one-off entries (the last most recent one of these was in 2015).


For the record, in 2013 R.L. Stine was asked about the blog during a Reddit Q&A. [[http://twitpic.com/diibch Here's his response.]]

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For the record, in 2013 R.L. Stine was asked about if he knew of the blog blog's existence during a Reddit {{Website/Reddit}} Q&A. [[http://twitpic.com/diibch Here's his response.]]


Troy has admitted to having an inconsistent schedule, [[ScheduleSlip which has led to gaps spanning months or even]] ''[[ScheduleSlip years]]'' [[ScheduleSlip between posts]]. His most recent proper review is from 2012, though he periodically posts one-off entries.

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Troy has admitted to having an inconsistent schedule, [[ScheduleSlip which has led to gaps spanning months or even]] ''[[ScheduleSlip years]]'' [[ScheduleSlip between posts]]. His most recent proper review is from 2012, though he periodically posts one-off entries.
entries (the last one of these was in 2015).


[[http://www.bloggerbeware.com/ Blogger Beware]] is a ''Literature/{{Goosebumps}}'' {{Blog}} run by Troy Steele. He writes synopses and reviews of ''Goosebumps'' books full of humor and snark. He intends to eventually review ''all'' of the books and all of Creator/RLStine's work.

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[[http://www.bloggerbeware.com/ Blogger Beware]] is a ''Literature/{{Goosebumps}}'' {{Blog}} run by Troy Steele. He writes synopses and reviews of ''Goosebumps'' books full of humor and snark. He intends to eventually review ''all'' of the books and all of Creator/RLStine's work.
work. The blog opened with a review of ''Egg Monsters from Mars'' in January 2006.


* AccidentalInnuendo[[invoked]]: [[DiscussedTrope Regularly discussed]]. Troy's name for this trope is "Out of Context Alert," which he uses to announce examples he spots in the books. Commenters are quick to point out any he misses ("Monster Blood" is the current record holder).

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* AccidentalInnuendo[[invoked]]: [[DiscussedTrope Regularly discussed]]. Troy's name for this trope is "Out of Context Alert," which he uses to announce examples he spots in the books. Commenters are quick to point out any he misses ("Monster Blood" (''Monster Blood'' is the current record holder).



* BerserkButton: "Chicken Chicken" is the only ''Goosebumps'' book Troy legitimately ''despises''. He even admits that it almost ended the blog...
* BrokeTheRatingScale: In Troy's list of the 10 worst ''Goosebumps'' books, "Chicken Chicken" is rated #0 because the book "doesn't deserve a number".

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* BerserkButton: "Chicken Chicken" ''Chicken Chicken'' is the only ''Goosebumps'' book Troy legitimately ''despises''. He even admits that it almost ended the blog...
* BrokeTheRatingScale: In Troy's list of the 10 worst ''Goosebumps'' books, "Chicken Chicken" ''Chicken Chicken'' is rated #0 because the book "doesn't deserve a number".



* {{Dissimile}}: Troy says that a section of "The Werewolf of Fever Swamp" is "a lot like ''Theatre/TheCrucible'', but only in that it was written".
* DudeNotFunny[[invoked]]: Troy's opinion of "Chicken, Chicken" and "Revenge R Us".

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* {{Dissimile}}: Troy says that a section of "The ''The Werewolf of Fever Swamp" Swamp'' is "a lot like ''Theatre/TheCrucible'', but only in that it was written".
* DudeNotFunny[[invoked]]: Troy's opinion of "Chicken, Chicken" ''Chicken Chicken'' and "Revenge ''Revenge R Us".Us''.



** Mentioning Evan Ross from "Monster Blood" as frame of reference for a boring protagonist.
** Mentioning Andrea (Andy) from "Monster Blood" longingly as the best character in the series and wondering why she can't be the protagonist.

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** Mentioning Evan Ross from "Monster Blood" ''Monster Blood'' as frame of reference for a boring protagonist.
** Mentioning Andrea (Andy) from "Monster Blood" ''Monster Blood'' longingly as the best character in the series and wondering why she can't be the protagonist.


--> ''In a refreshing change of pace, Alex out narrator doesn't buy into the ridiculous theory.''

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--> ''In a refreshing change of pace, Alex out our narrator doesn't buy into the ridiculous theory.''

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* RealityEnsues: Troy expresses delight at this trope in ''Werewolf Skin'':
--> ''In a refreshing change of pace, Alex out narrator doesn't buy into the ridiculous theory.''


Troy has admitted to having an inconsistent schedule, [[ScheduleSlip which has led to gaps spanning months or even]] ''[[ScheduleSlip years]]'' [[ScheduleSlip between posts]]. His most recent proper review is from 2015, though he periodically posts one-off entries.

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Troy has admitted to having an inconsistent schedule, [[ScheduleSlip which has led to gaps spanning months or even]] ''[[ScheduleSlip years]]'' [[ScheduleSlip between posts]]. His most recent proper review is from 2015, 2012, though he periodically posts one-off entries.


[[caption-width-right:350:Advocate of [[PlatonicBoyGirlHeroes Platonic Boy/Girl relationships,]]
[[HurricaneOfPuns puns,]] and [[RunningGag BEE THROWING.]]]]

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[[caption-width-right:350:Advocate of [[PlatonicBoyGirlHeroes Platonic Boy/Girl relationships,]]
relationships,]] [[HurricaneOfPuns puns,]] and [[RunningGag BEE THROWING.]]]]

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