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* SingleIssueWonk: When someone tells you to let an issue go, ''do as they say''. Being a pain in the neck over a particular topic is just going to annoy other tropers to the point that they won't miss you when you're gone.



%% Hand Wave is not a case of Bad Writing; it can be used to paper over a detail that would take too long to explain properly. For example, most of the audience doesn't really care how the FTL drive works, so explaining it takes up time that could be used for actual plot. %%

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%% Hand Wave is not a case of Bad Writing; it can be used to paper over a detail that would take too long to explain properly. For example, most of the audience doesn't really care how the FTL drive works, so explaining it takes up time that could be used for actual plot. %%



%%* They Wasted A Perfectly Good Character has been deemed not bad writing since they can get more focus in later works.

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%%* %% They Wasted A Perfectly Good Character has been deemed not bad writing since they can get more focus in later works.



* ViewersAreMorons: Treat your audience as if they know the basics, because we do. [[FanDumb Most of the time, anyway.]]

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* ViewersAreMorons: Treat your audience as if they know the basics, because we do. [[FanDumb Most of the time, anyway.]]%% Viewers Are Morons only allows In-Universe examples.

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* SingleIssueWonk: When someone tells you to let an issue go, ''do as they say''. Being a pain in the neck over a particular topic is just going to annoy other tropers to the point that they won't miss you when you're gone.


See also StylisticSuck

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See also StylisticSuckStylisticSuck.


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* Administrivia/NotADeconstruction: [[YouKeepUsingThatWord Misuse]] of the word "{{deconstruction}}."


* BluenoseBowdlerizer: The wiki and the rest of the internet is not to change systematically [[PoliticalCorrectnessGoneMad because swearing merely offends you]].

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* BluenoseBowdlerizer: The wiki and the rest of the internet is not to change systematically [[PoliticalCorrectnessGoneMad because simple swearing merely offends you]].


* AesopAmnesia: The more times a character is taught a lesson without learning it, the lower the viewer's opinion of him/her and you.

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* AesopAmnesia: The more times a character is taught a lesson without learning it, the lower the viewer's opinion of him/her and you.your story.


* {{Sequelitis}}: Too many {{Sequel}}s and/or {{Prequel}}s, each less creative than the last, ruin the franchise.

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* {{Sequelitis}}: Too many {{Sequel}}s and/or {{Prequel}}s, each less creative than the last, ruin the franchise.

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* SuddenlySexuality: While diversity is good, retconning an already existing character as gay if you can't be bothered to create a new character can be difficult to pull off if there are any prior indications in the story of the character being attracted to the opposite sex.


* InformedAttribute: Saying something is so is not the same as making it so.

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* InformedAttribute: Saying something is so is not the same as [[ShowDontTell making it so.]]


* DudeNotFunny: Think carefully before joking about issues that are controversial in real life.

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* RhymingWithItself: Repeating a word and trying to pass it off as a rhyme just sounds lazy.


* KiddieKid: Often happens when writers try too hard to avoid having their child characters behave like miniature adults (see MostWritersAreMale below), but unless the child is supposed to be immature for their age, this option isn't much, if at all, better.

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* KiddieKid: Often happens when writers try too hard to avoid having their child characters behave like miniature adults (see MostWritersAreMale MostWritersAreAdults below), but unless the child is supposed to be immature for their age, this option isn't much, if at all, better.


* GratuitousEnglish: Randomly popping in meaningless English words that you ''don't know the meaning of'' is a bad idea. If you want to write in English, ''know the meaning of your English'' and make sure it's grammatically correct.



* GratuitousJapanese: It's generally ''not'' a good idea to use random bits of Japanese unless you're a fluent speaker, lest you come across as pandering to OccidentalOtaku. Either write in ''idiomatic'' Japanese and learn how to properly pronounce it if you need to, or just write in your native language.

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* ** GratuitousEnglish: Randomly popping in meaningless English words that you ''don't know the meaning of'' is a bad idea. If you want to write in English, ''know the meaning of your English'' and make sure it's grammatically correct.
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GratuitousJapanese: It's generally ''not'' a good idea to use random bits of Japanese unless you're a fluent speaker, lest you come across as pandering to OccidentalOtaku. Either write in ''idiomatic'' Japanese and learn how to properly pronounce it if you need to, or just write in your native language.

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* KiddieKid: Often happens when writers try too hard to avoid having their child characters behave like miniature adults (see MostWritersAreMale below), but unless the child is supposed to be immature for their age, this option isn't much, if at all, better.


* AllegedlyFreeGame: If you advertise your game to be free, then don't force players to spend real life money to progress through your "free" game lest the players will consider your game to be a greedy attempts for more money.

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* AllegedlyFreeGame: If you advertise your game to be free, then don't force players to spend real life money to progress through your "free" game lest the players will consider your game to be a greedy attempts attempt for more money.

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