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* AFateWorseThanDeath

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* AFateWorseThanDeathFateWorseThanDeath

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* TombstoneTeeth

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* SupportingTheMonsterLovedOne


* JumpScare

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* JumpScareJumpScare: Shocking the audience with the sudden appearance of a frightening image accompanied by an equally frightening sound.



* KillEmAll

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* KillEmAllKillEmAll: The story ends with everyone dead.



* LifeOrLimbDecision

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* LifeOrLimbDecisionLifeOrLimbDecision: Having to choose between dying by staying where you are or cutting off your trapped limb to escape.



* LosingYourHead

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* LosingYourHeadLosingYourHead: Non-fatal decapitations.



* MookHorrorShow

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* MookHorrorShowMookHorrorShow: The hero beating up the bad guys is shown from the bad guys' perspective and treats the hero like they are a movie monster.



* OrganTheft

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* OrganTheftOrganTheft: Stealing a person's organs.



* ParanoiaFuel

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* ParanoiaFuelParanoiaFuel: A work has disturbing scenes that would make the audience become paranoid of similar things happening to them in real life.



* PumpkinPerson

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* PumpkinPersonPumpkinPerson: A being with a pumpkin for a head.



* RegretEatingMe

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* RegretEatingMeRegretEatingMe: Someone about to be eaten spites the one eating them by stating that they hope being eaten gives them digestive problems.



* {{Sadist}}

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* {{Sadist}}{{Sadist}}: A person who enjoys hurting other people.



* ScareChord

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* ScareChordScareChord: A disturbing note of music plays during a scary scene.



* TheSecretOfLongPorkPies

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* TheSecretOfLongPorkPiesTheSecretOfLongPorkPies: Food made of human meat.



* SugarApocalypse

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* SugarApocalypseSugarApocalypse: An [[SugarBowl idyllic and saccharine place]] gets destroyed or conquered by sinister forces.



* SlashersPreferBlondes
* SlasherSmile

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* SlashersPreferBlondes
SlashersPreferBlondes: Murderers tend to target blonde-haired women.
* SlasherSmileSlasherSmile: A villain has a broad and disturbing grin.



* StrippedToTheBone

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* StrippedToTheBoneStrippedToTheBone: Someone is killed in a way that their skeleton is all that's left of them.



* TorsoWithAView

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* TorsoWithAViewTorsoWithAView: Killing someone by shooting a hole through their chest.



* TownWithADarkSecret

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* TownWithADarkSecretTownWithADarkSecret: A town has a sinister secret that only the inhabitants know.



* TraumaticCSection

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* TraumaticCSectionTraumaticCSection: A pregnant woman has the fetus ripped from their body.



* UndeadAuthor

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* UndeadAuthorUndeadAuthor: A dead person tells the story of how they were killed.



* VaginaDentata

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* VaginaDentataVaginaDentata: Vaginas with teeth.



* WaxMuseumMorgue

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* WaxMuseumMorgueWaxMuseumMorgue: A museum where the "dummies" are actually the preserved corpses of people the owner has killed.

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* KillTheLights


* AdultFear: Things that adults are scared of, such as losing their job or being forced to watch their loved ones get endangered by something they can't do anything about.

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* AdultFear: Things that adults are scared of, such as losing their job or being forced to watch their loved ones get endangered by something a realistic threat they can't do anything about.

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* VerticalKidnapping

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* KidnappedFromBehind

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* MysticalHollywood


* AdultFear: Things that adults are scared of, such as losing their job or being unable to defend their loved ones.

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* AdultFear: Things that adults are scared of, such as losing their job or being unable forced to defend watch their loved ones.ones get endangered by something they can't do anything about.


* AdultFear: Things that adults are scared of, such as losing their job.

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* AdultFear: Things that adults are scared of, such as losing their job.job or being unable to defend their loved ones.


* DeathRattle



* MonsterClown
* MonsterMash

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* MonsterClown
MonsterClown: A scary clown.
* MonsterMashMonsterMash: Several different monsters are shown together at one time.



* MysteriouslyPrematureDeathDeclaration



* NightmareFace

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* NightmareFaceNightmareFace: A face that is horrifying.



* NotAMask

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* NotAMaskNotAMask: What appears to be a mask is actually the person's real face.



* NothingIsScarier
* NotUsingTheZWord

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* NothingIsScarier
NothingIsScarier: We don't see exactly what the horror is, but it's still damn terrifying.
* NotUsingTheZWordNotUsingTheZWord: A monster isn't directly called what they essentially are (e.g.: a zombie not being called a zombie).



* SanitySlippage

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* SanitySlippageSanitySlippage: Someone gradually becomes insane.



* SkeleBot9000

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* SkeleBot9000SkeleBot9000: A robot that looks like a skeleton.



* TheSociopath

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* TheSociopathTheSociopath: A person lacking in empathy and morals can be capable of scary things.



* StakingTheLovedOne

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* StakingTheLovedOneStakingTheLovedOne: Being forced to kill someone you care about after they've been turned into a monster.



* UncannyValley

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* UncannyValleyUncannyValley: Something that isn't alive or real is considered disturbing for being too lifelike or realistic in appearance.



* VanHelsingHateCrimes

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* VanHelsingHateCrimesVanHelsingHateCrimes: Someone tries to kill monsters who aren't intending to harm or kill anyone.



* WhoYouGonnaCall

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* WhoYouGonnaCallWhoYouGonnaCall: A service dedicated to getting rid of supernatural pests.



* TheWormThatWalks

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* TheWormThatWalksTheWormThatWalks: A person that's really a colony of insects in disguise.


* AdultFear: Things that adults are scared of, such as harm happening to their children.

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* AdultFear: Things that adults are scared of, such as harm happening to losing their children.job.

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