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*** [[IndexIndex Indices]] that don't explicitly have the word "Index" in their name, such as PlotTwist, PowerAtAPrice, or TryingToCatchMeFightingDirty. It's not like the index almost certainly contains a trope that more precisely represents what you're trying to convey.

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*** [[IndexIndex Indices]] that don't explicitly have the word "Index" in their name, such as PlotTwist, PowerAtAPrice, PlotTwist or TryingToCatchMeFightingDirty.PowerAtAPrice. It's not like the index almost certainly contains a trope that more precisely represents what you're trying to convey.


* NightmareFuel: Use these definitions to fit as many examples of this as possible into your show to make it seem [[DarkerAndEdgier Dark and Edgy]] and therefore [[TrueArtIsAngsty good]]. If there aren't enough examples to split your show's Nightmare Fuel page into one subpage per season and one folder per episode (with major episodes getting a separate page of their own), it means you need to think harder to come up with more. You don't even have to feel fear watching the scene, as long as you can envision someone somewhere being afraid. After all, it's AudienceReactions, not Personal Reactions.

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* NightmareFuel: Use these definitions to fit as many examples of this as possible into your show to make it seem [[DarkerAndEdgier Dark and Edgy]] and therefore [[TrueArtIsAngsty good]]. If there aren't enough The more examples to split your show's Nightmare Fuel page into one subpage per season and one folder per episode (with major episodes getting a separate page of their own), it means you need to think harder to come up with more.there are, the better the work is. You don't even have to feel fear watching the scene, as long as you can envision someone somewhere being afraid. After all, it's AudienceReactions, not Personal Reactions.



** Something that's only scary to people with [[AbsurdPhobia an extremely specific phobia]]. Feel free to add something like "there's a duck in the background in scene X, which could be scary to people with anatidaephobia" even though 99.9% of viewers won't feel a thing about that duck.



** If all else fails, just describe the scene without saying ''why'' it's scary. [[InsaneTrollLogic Nobody will be able to prove you didn't find the scene scary, therefore it qualifies]].

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** If all else fails, just describe the scene something without saying ''why'' it's scary. [[InsaneTrollLogic Nobody will be able to prove you didn't find the scene it scary, therefore it qualifies]].


* NightmareFuel: Use these definitions to fit as many examples of this as possible into your show to make it seem [[DarkerAndEdgier Dark and Edgy]] and therefore [[TrueArtIsAngsty good]]. If there aren't enough examples to split your show's Nightmare Fuel page into one subpage per season, it means you need to think harder to come up with more. You don't even have to feel fear watching the scene, as long as you can envision someone somewhere being afraid. After all, it's AudienceReactions, not Personal Reactions.

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* NightmareFuel: Use these definitions to fit as many examples of this as possible into your show to make it seem [[DarkerAndEdgier Dark and Edgy]] and therefore [[TrueArtIsAngsty good]]. If there aren't enough examples to split your show's Nightmare Fuel page into one subpage per season, season and one folder per episode (with major episodes getting a separate page of their own), it means you need to think harder to come up with more. You don't even have to feel fear watching the scene, as long as you can envision someone somewhere being afraid. After all, it's AudienceReactions, not Personal Reactions.



** Anything that is even the least bit startling or unsettling. If you use wording such as "somewhat unnerving" or "kinda scary", that's totally not a sign that it's not scary enough to qualify.
** Moments a three-year-old child watching the show might find scary, even if the show is aimed at adults.

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** Anything that is even the least bit startling or unsettling. If you use wording such as "somewhat unnerving" or "kinda scary", that's totally not a sign that it's not scary enough to qualify.
qualify. It's not like these phrases are synonyms of "not very scary".
** Moments that only a three-year-old child watching the show might find scary, even if the show is aimed at adults.



** Every instance of violence, even in action-based works where fight scenes are commonplace. And every gory scene, even in {{gorn}}y works where the audience is expected to enjoy the carnage.

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** Every instance of violence, even in action-based works where fight scenes are commonplace.commonplace and the combat is played for RuleOfCool rather than horror. And every gory scene, even in {{gorn}}y works where the audience is expected to enjoy the carnage.


* FandomBerserkButton: Anything that might slightly annoy fans of a work or franchise. Examples include:
** Saying you like an unpopular installment, {{season|alRot}}, episode or [[TheScrappy character]].
** Criticizing the work/franchise for any reason. This goes doubly if it's a SacredCow. Criticizing a Sacred Cow within a work/franchise also counts.
** Having any opinion on a BaseBreakingCharacter or ContestedSequel.
** Mentioning certain unpopular {{fanon}} theories.
** Failing to disregard something that fell victim to FanonDiscontinuity.
** Admitting that you ship two characters who aren't the FanPreferredCouple.
** Using a DiscreditedMeme.
** Playing a game "wrong", such as using the TierInducedScrappy, not following the ComplacentGamingSyndrome, or just not playing that well. [[StopHavingFunGuys The fact that you are not intimately familiar with every facet of the game fills me with rage!]]
** ''Liking'' or mentioning the work around non-fans and/or anti-fans (because they're totally part of the fandom). Why would anyone skip over a chance to sneak in a TakeThat towards [[FanHater fandoms that annoy them]] and works they don't like?
** A genuine misconception that doesn't anger the fandom.


** A villain whose story arc is still ongoing.

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** A villain whose story arc is still ongoing.ongoing and will likely be defeated at the end of the season.



** Complain about villains being killed too easily in other media even if said villain was [[NonActionBigBad never hinted to be a good fighter]].

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** Complain about villains being killed too easily in other media even if said villain was [[NonActionBigBad never hinted established to be a good fighter]].



* FranchiseOriginalSin: List problems in later installments of a series or franchise that also happened to be in earlier installments, without explaining why the problems were originally ignored or tolerated. Bonus point if you defend the later installments and criticize the earlier ones (or [[Administrivia/ComplainingAboutShowsYouDontLike criticize the entire franchise]]).

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* FranchiseOriginalSin: List problems in later installments of a series or franchise that also happened to be in earlier installments, without explaining why the problems were originally ignored or tolerated. Bonus point if you defend the later installments and criticize the earlier ones (or or [[Administrivia/ComplainingAboutShowsYouDontLike criticize the entire franchise]]).franchise]] in order to convince fans that the show has never been good in the first place.



** Put your negative review pointing out every flaw of the work without even explaining why it's average rather than plainly bad.

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** Put your thoroughly negative review pointing out every flaw of the work without even explaining why it's average rather than plainly bad.


* {{Wangst}}: Someone expresses their sadness and you find it annoying even if they underwent genuine trauma.

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* {{Wangst}}: {{Wangst}}:
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Someone expresses their sadness and you find it annoying even if they underwent genuine trauma. trauma.
** Any time a character you dislike is sad, even if they don't express it in an annoying way.


** Also a great item for agenda-based editing. A character or a real person you dislike did something you disapproved of and you don't want people to forget about it.

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** Also a A great item tool for agenda-based editing. A character or a real person you dislike did something you disapproved of and you don't want people to forget about it.



* SoOkayItsAverage: You and/or a group of detractors didn't enjoy a well-received work as much as other people and merely found it average, or you personally found a work average, even if that isn't the general consensus. Bonus points if the work was only recently released and it's too early to tell the general consensus.

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* SoOkayItsAverage: SoOkayItsAverage:
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You and/or a group of detractors didn't enjoy a well-received work as much as other people and merely found it average, or you personally found a work average, even if that isn't the general consensus. Bonus points if the work was only recently released and it's too early to tell the general consensus.
** Put your negative review pointing out every flaw of the work without even explaining why it's average rather than plainly bad.


** A film features a now disgraced actor after being caught in a scandal. Their role doesn't have to bear any ressemblance to the scandal, the mere presence of the actor qualifies.

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** A film features a now disgraced actor after being caught in a scandal. Their role doesn't have to bear any ressemblance resemblance to the scandal, the mere presence of the actor qualifies.


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** Add {{inverted|Trope}} examples when anybody dares praise a work you don't like or merely doesn't bash it hard enough in a mostly negative review.

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* RefugeInAudacity: [[CrossesTheLineTwice A joke that is so inappropriate, it goes back to being funny]][[note]]Most of this misuse probably comes from the trope VulgarHumor, which actually fits this definition, and used to be called "RefugeInVulgarity", possibly causing confusion between these two tropes[[/note]].

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* SeinfeldIsUnfunny: [[Administrivia/ComplainingAboutShowsYouDontLike Complain about old works you don't like]].

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* DiscreditedMeme: A meme you dislike or have gotten tired of. Ignore that it's Administrivia/InUniverseExamplesOnly or creator acknowledged examples only.


** A character or a creator recently did or said something controversial. No need to wait whether or not the controversy is going to wear off.

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** A character or a creator recently did or said something controversial.controversial or has been recently the butt of a joke. No need to wait whether or not the controversy is going to wear off.


* AvertedTrope: A work you like doesn't use a trope, but [[EntryPimp you still feel like mentioning it on a trope page so more people will learn about it]]. Bonus points if [[TropesAreTools you imply the work is better for not using that trope]].

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* AvertedTrope: AvertedTrope:
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A work you like doesn't use a trope, but [[EntryPimp you still feel like mentioning it on a trope page so more people will learn about it]]. Bonus points if [[TropesAreTools you imply the work is better for not using that trope]].trope]].
** A trope doesn't happen, even if it wasn't expected. It's totally worth mentioning that Literature/TheBible doesn't have SpacePirates.



* LampshadedTrope: Someone talks about the trope. The same as DiscussedTrope and ConversedTrope.

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* LampshadedTrope: LampshadedTrope:
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Someone talks about the trope. The same as DiscussedTrope and ConversedTrope.ConversedTrope.
** A work calls attention to the presence of a trope in a different work.



** List every single reason why someone could possibly dislike a work, regardless of if they actually made a significant amount of people lose interest or if they're not related to the work's premise (such as [[OvershadowedByControversy behind-the-scenes]] [[TroubledProduction issues]]).

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** List every single reason why someone could possibly dislike a work, regardless of even if they actually made a significant amount of people lose interest the work is still massively popular and successful or if they're the reason is not related to the work's premise (such as [[OvershadowedByControversy behind-the-scenes]] [[TroubledProduction issues]]).



** This rule means that all references to RealLife politics and religion [[BanOnPolitics are completely forbidden]] and should be deleted even if they're written in a neutral or balanced way. But feel free to only enforce this rule on subjects that you disagree with.

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** This rule means that all references to RealLife politics and religion [[BanOnPolitics are completely forbidden]] and should be deleted deleted, even if they're written in a neutral or balanced way. But feel free to only enforce this rule on subjects that you disagree with.


* CrapsackWorld: Bad things happen sometimes, therefore clearly this whole fictional world must suck! A work can qualify for this trope even if we only see bad stuff happening to [[ButtMonkey one person]] or a small group of people, and nothing indicates that the whole population of the world is as miserable as them.

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* CrapsackWorld: CrapsackWorld:
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Bad things happen sometimes, therefore clearly this whole fictional world must suck! A work can qualify for this trope even if we only see bad stuff happening to [[ButtMonkey one person]] or a small group of people, and nothing indicates that the whole population of the world is as miserable as them.them.
** Sneak in Administrivia/ComplainingAboutShowsYouDontLike by saying that since the show sucks, clearly it would suck to live in that show's world.


* HePannedItNowHeSucks: Anytime anybody dares criticize a work you like. This includes criticisms that most people agree with, and criticisms in an otherwise mostly-positive review.

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* HePannedItNowHeSucks: HePannedItNowHeSucks:
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Anytime anybody dares criticize a work you like. This includes criticisms that most people agree with, and criticisms in an otherwise mostly-positive review.review.
** Add {{averted|Trope}} or {{subverted|Trope}} examples when you want to praise your favourite fanbase for taking criticism in stride. Alternatively, you can praise the ''criticism'' by saying it's so good that even fans of the work think it has a point. It's not like He Panned It, Now He Sucks! cannot be played with just because it's an audience reaction.

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