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* DreamingOfThingsToCome: [[spoiler:Flim dreams of Discord, who gives him a warning about the future]]. When he wakes up, he initially believes it was just a fever dream until he notices [[FantasyKeepsake claw marks Discord has left on his shoulder]].


** Berry Punch ends up blurting out the fact that the two slept together.

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** Berry Punch ends up blurting out the fact that the two slept together.together after she gets plastered.
* AllGaysArePromiscuous: A variant of this trope is why Applejack is initially hostile about bisexuals, and particularly disgusted when she finds out Flim is bisexual. She presumes that since bisexuals can be sexually attracted to both sexes, they're inherently incapable of being monogamous. She gets called out on this quite sternly.



* BoomerangBigot: Trixie has a thing against Earth Ponies, but is herself at least part Earth Pony on her father's side. [[spoiler:This is because her Earth Pony father raped her as a child]].

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* BoomerangBigot: BoomerangBigot:
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Trixie has a thing against Earth Ponies, but is herself at least part Earth Pony on her father's side. [[spoiler:This is because her Earth Pony father raped her as a child]].child]].
** Applejack's anti-bisexual commentary is pretty hypocritical, given she prefers stallions but has had lesbian sex herself.



* ChainedToABed: Applejack does this to Flim. Granny Smith implies that she got this fetish from her grandfather.

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* ChainedToABed: Applejack does this to Flim. Granny Smith implies jokingly suggests that she got this fetish from her grandfather.

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* DoubleEntendre: Connie tells Apple Bloom her last name is 'Lingus', but claims it means she is a 'cunning linguist'.

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** It's implied Flam shares his brother's tastes, but distinctly prefers mares.

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* MissingMom: Flim and Flam's mom, who they never knew, as she died in childbirth. [[spoiler:Their sister later reveals that she's actually alive]].

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* WhamEpisode: In "Despicable" [[spoiler: Trixie tells AJ that Flim isn't straight, and Connie tells Flim that their mother, who they had been told died in childbirth, is in fact alive]].


** Flim is pretty comfortable with mares and stallions, though he keeps the attraction to males on the quiet. There are subtle implications that most of his sexual encounters, up to and including his loss of virginity, have been with stallions, though his own sexual attrction to Applejack is pretty clearly genuine.

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** Flim is pretty comfortable with mares and stallions, though he keeps the attraction to males on the quiet. There are subtle implications that most of his sexual encounters, up to and including his loss of virginity, have been with stallions, though his own sexual attrction attraction to Applejack is pretty clearly genuine.



* BoomerangBigot: Trixie has a thing against Earth Ponies, but is herself at least part Earth Pony on her father's side.

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* BoomerangBigot: Trixie has a thing against Earth Ponies, but is herself at least part Earth Pony on her father's side. [[spoiler:This is because her Earth Pony father raped her as a child]].



* CannotKeepASecret

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* CannotKeepASecretCannotKeepASecret: Berry blabs about Flim and AJ's encounter while drunk.



* DarkAndTroubledPast: It's hinted that Trixie has one.
* DidntThinkThisThrough: When Big Mac and Flim have a confrontation over Flim's relationship with Applejack, Flim finally responds to a threat from Big Mac about breaking off Flim's horn by dropping the various farm equipment he's carrying with his levitation. This causes "several hundred bits" worth of damage he'll have to pay back... and also means he drops the scythe on top of himself, cutting a deep gash in his body. And he's a hemophiliac.

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* DarkAndTroubledPast: It's hinted that Trixie has one. [[spoiler:It's later revealed that she was [[RapeAsBackstory raped]] ''by her father'']].
* DidntThinkThisThrough: When Big Mac and Flim have a confrontation over Flim's relationship with Applejack, Flim finally responds to a threat from Big Mac about breaking off Flim's horn by dropping the various farm equipment he's carrying with his levitation. This causes "several hundred bits" worth of damage he'll have to pay back... and also means he drops the scythe on top of himself, cutting a deep gash in his body. And he's a hemophiliac.hemophiliac (his blood doesn't clot right) so he nearly ''bleeds to death'' before Big Mac gets him to the hospital.



* ExactWords: When Applejack has her first ultrasound, she panics upon remembering a cousin who had "surprise quadruplets", and the fact Flim and Flam themselves are twins, and asks how many foals she has in her, and Twilight says less than three. [[spoiler:It's one]].

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* ExactWords: When Applejack has her first ultrasound, she panics upon remembering a cousin who had "surprise quadruplets", and the fact Flim and Flam themselves are twins, and asks how many foals she has in her, and [[{{Troll}} Twilight says less than three. three.]] [[spoiler:It's one]].one]].
* FantasticRacism: Trixie has anti-Earth Pony sentiments, [[BoomerangBigot despite being half Earth pony herself]]. [[spoiler:It's later revealed that it's because her Earth Pony father raped her]].



** Flam is stated as having inherited the hemophilia genes as well, which makes sense, given they're twins.

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** Flam is stated as having inherited the hemophilia genes as well, which makes sense, given they're identical twins.



* MostWritersAreHuman: Applejack vomits, even though ponies aren't capable of that. Then again, ponies [[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS1E4ApplebuckSeason have vomited before]].

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* MostWritersAreHuman: Applejack vomits, even though ponies aren't capable of that. Then again, ponies ''have'' [[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS1E4ApplebuckSeason have vomited before]].before]].
* ParentalIncest: [[spoiler:Trixie's father raped her as a child]].



* WhatDidIDoLastNight: The point of the first story.

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* WhatDidIDoLastNight: The point of the first story.story.
* YaoiFangirl: Trixie, much to Flam's displeasure.


* DomesticAbuse: Neither Flim nor Flam likes to talk about their older sister because of the fact she was an abusive guardian. They found out they were hemophiliacs when she threw a toddler-aged Flam against a wall for crying and he just wouldn't stop bleeding from the mouth.

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* DomesticAbuse: DomesticAbuse:
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Neither Flim nor Flam likes to talk about their older sister because of the fact she was an abusive guardian. They found out they were hemophiliacs when she threw a toddler-aged Flam against a wall for crying and he just wouldn't stop bleeding from the mouth.mouth.
** [[spoiler: It eventually gets revealed that Trixie hates Earth Ponies, despite being half Earth Pony on her father's side, because her father ''[[ParentalIncest used to rape her!]]'']]


* PhonyPsychic: Flim and Flam's older sister pretends to read Applejack's 'energy' [[spoiler:by going through her saddlebags after getting her to close her eyes]].

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* PhonyPsychic: Flim and Flam's older sister pretends to claims she's read Applejack's 'energy' [[spoiler:by going through her saddlebags after getting her to close her eyes]].

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* PhonyPsychic: Flim and Flam's older sister pretends to read Applejack's 'energy' [[spoiler:by going through her saddlebags after getting her to close her eyes]].


* BoomerangBigot: Trixie has a thing against Earth Ponies, but is herself at least part Earth Pony on her mother's side.

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* BoomerangBigot: Trixie has a thing against Earth Ponies, but is herself at least part Earth Pony on her mother's father's side.


** Flim is pretty comfortable with mares and stallions, though he keeps the attraction to males on the quiet.
** It's implied Flam shares his brother's tastes, but distinctly prefers mares.

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** Flim is pretty comfortable with mares and stallions, though he keeps the attraction to males on the quiet.
** It's implied Flam shares
quiet. There are subtle implications that most of his brother's tastes, but distinctly prefers mares.sexual encounters, up to and including his loss of virginity, have been with stallions, though his own sexual attrction to Applejack is pretty clearly genuine.



* BrainBleach
* CainAndAbel: After Flim ruined Flam's wedding [[spoiler:by sleeping with Flam's then-marefriend, Trixie]], they weren't on speaking terms for a few years.

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* BrainBleach
BoomerangBigot: Trixie has a thing against Earth Ponies, but is herself at least part Earth Pony on her mother's side.
* BrainBleach: InUniverse, Flam wishes for some after he gets the photos of his brother and Soarin having sex developed.
* CainAndAbel: After Flim ruined Flam's wedding [[spoiler:by by sleeping with Flam's then-marefriend, Trixie]], [[spoiler:Trixie]], they weren't on speaking terms for a few years.



* DarkAndTroubledPast: It's hinted that Trixie has one.

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* DarkAndTroubledPast: It's hinted that Trixie has one.



* HeteronormativeCrusader: Applejack has shades of this, but is largely portrayed sympathetically. it's worth noting that it's only BiTheWay ponies that she has a problem with, she doesn't mind gay/lesbian ponies. Hypocritically, she's had a minor sexual fling with Rainbow Dash herself.
* HonorBeforeReason: Big Mac insists upon a marriage, even though he admits it's not ideal.

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* GirlOnGirlIsHot: Invoked by Trixie when she reveals that, for her, the gender inverse is true, something that discomforts Flam.
* HeteronormativeCrusader: Applejack has shades of this, but is largely portrayed sympathetically. it's It's worth noting that it's only BiTheWay ponies that she has a problem with, she doesn't mind gay/lesbian ponies. Hypocritically, she's had a minor sexual fling with Rainbow Dash herself.
herself, even though she prefers stallions.
* HonorBeforeReason: Big Mac insists upon a marriage, marriage between Flim and Applejack, even though he admits it's not ideal.ideal.
* HybridPower:
** Invoked; the nurse giving Applejack her ultrasound notes that she wishes more ponies were open to intertribal relationships, because half-breeds tend to be stronger and healthier than purebloods due to "hybrid vigor".
** Trixie is explicitly noted as having far superior strength and constitution to the normal unicorn thanks to her earth pony genes, which is how she's able to haul around her caravan singlehoofedly.

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* BrainBleach


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* DarkAndTroubledPast: It's hinted that Trixie has one.


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* {{Jerkass}}: Flim and Flam's older sister.


* ChainedToABed: Applejack ties Flim to her bed. Granny Smith implies that she got this fetish from her grandfather.

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* ChainedToABed: Applejack ties Flim does this to her bed.Flim. Granny Smith implies that she got this fetish from her grandfather.

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