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* BittersweetEnding: An ending that mixes happiness and sadness, such as victory at a high cost.

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* BittersweetEnding: An ending that mixes happiness and sadness, such as [[PyrrhicVictory victory at a high cost.cost]].


* NiceHat: Highly impressive CraniumCoverings.


* DownerEnding: No happy ending here ó [[KillEmAll everyone dies]] or at least lives on unhappily.

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* DownerEnding: No happy ending here ó [[KillEmAll [[EverybodyDiesEnding everyone dies]] or at least lives on unhappily.



* EverybodyDiesEnding: Just about every character dies at the end of the work, main cast or not.



* KillEmAll: Just about every character dies, main cast or not.


** LesYay: Ho Yay which is specifically between two female characters


* ActionGirl: Female {{action hero}}es are popular even if they are just the TokenGirl.

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* ActionGirl: Female {{action hero}}es are popular popular, even if they are just the TokenGirl.with TheSmurfettePrinciple.


** HarsherInHindsight: A tragic event makes a serious story more difficult to digest.
** FunnyAneurysmMoment: A tragic event makes a funny story hard to laugh at.

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** HarsherInHindsight: A tragic event makes something in a serious story more difficult to digest.
** FunnyAneurysmMoment: A tragic event makes a funny story hard to laugh at.
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On the other hand, if youíre a veteran {{troper}} and you still arenít familiar with all of these entries, this list might prove to be quite informative.

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On the other hand, if youíre a veteran {{troper}} troper and you still arenít familiar with all of these entries, this list might prove to be quite informative.


** WhatAnIdiot: Similar to the IdiotBall, this is when a character deviates from what most would describe as simple common sense.



* WhatAnIdiot: What the character did is a ViolationOfCommonSense.


* BadassBeard / BadassMoustache: The impressive facial hair worn by a Analysis/{{Badass}}.


Most of the individual mediums have their own special vocabularies and tropes -- see those sections for details. A few examples from each (HeelFaceTurn, MarySue, etc.) have propagated beyond their home subcultures.

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Most of the individual mediums have their own special vocabularies and tropes -- see those sections for details. A few examples from each (HeelFaceTurn, MarySue, etc.) have propagated beyond their home subcultures.



* MarySue: When a character gets too much favor from the author in a way that breaks WillingSuspensionOfDisbelief. Has suffered considerable TropeDecay due to both subjectiveness and its pejorative status.


* CrazyAwesome: A character whose craziness is the source of his awesomeness.


* {{Deconstruction}}: Playing a trope in [[RealityEnsues the way it would supposedly work in the real world]], usually as criticism.

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* {{Deconstruction}}: Playing a trope in [[RealityEnsues the way it would supposedly work in the real world]], world, usually as criticism.


* BlackComedy: Comedy based on serious topics, like murder or [[BlackComedyRape rape.]]

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* BlackComedy: Comedy based on serious topics, like murder [[DeathAsComedy murder]] or [[BlackComedyRape rape.]]



** BrokenBird: The usual result, a TroubledButCute character noted for emotional detachment.



** MythologyGag: An oft-humorous reference to a previous work, either in the same franchise or by the same creators.



* {{The Power of Love}}: When love makes some supernatural plot event happen.

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* {{The Power of Love}}: ThePowerOfLove: When love makes some supernatural plot event happen.happen.
* PrecisionFStrike: An unexpected use of swearing for emotional impact.


See also JustForFun/TropeOverdosed (for the equivalent in shows), OmnipresentTropes, Administrivia/TVTropesGlossary, CanonicalListOfSubtleTropeDistinctions, PotholeMagnet. For Tropes Of Legend by sheer numerical weight, see OverdosedTropes.

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See also JustForFun/TropeOverdosed (for the equivalent in shows), OmnipresentTropes, Administrivia/TVTropesGlossary, CanonicalListOfSubtleTropeDistinctions, PotholeMagnet.Administrivia/PotholeMagnet. For Tropes Of Legend by sheer numerical weight, see OverdosedTropes.

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