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* FatalMacGuffin

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* SlipperyMacGuffin

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* HostageMacGuffin


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* MacGuffinPersonReveal
* MacGuffinSuperPerson


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* MacGuffinTurnedHuman


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* MundaneMacGuffinPerson


* JustEatTheMacGuffin


This is a potential source of confusion. For example, listing X as a DismantledMacGuffin may cause someone to think that X is a MacGuffin, even if X is really ''not'' a [=MacGuffin=]. By definition, a MacGuffin is an object that does nothing except drive the plot. The DismantledMacGuffin trope doesn't care whether X did something more than drive the plot.

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This is a potential source of confusion. For example, listing X as a DismantledMacGuffin may cause someone to think that X is a MacGuffin, even if X is really ''not'' a [=MacGuffin=]. By definition, a A MacGuffin is an object must be a device that does nothing except drive the plot. The DismantledMacGuffin trope doesn't care whether X did something more than drive the plot.



# Someone didn't read the MacGuffin page, and thought that "[=MacGuffin=]" was just a fancy word for an important object.

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# Someone didn't read the MacGuffin page, and thought that "[=MacGuffin=]" was just The trope uses "MacGuffin" as a fancy word for an any important object.
object, which doesn't match the rigorous definition on the MacGuffin page.


These trope names contain the word "[=MacGuffin=]". This happens for one of three reasons:

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These trope names contain the word "[=MacGuffin=]". This happens for one of three reasons:
"[=MacGuffin=]".



"[=MacGuffin=]" can appear in a trope name for any one of three reasons:

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"[=MacGuffin=]" can appear in a trope name for any one of three different reasons:

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These trope names contain the word "[=MacGuffin=]". This happens for one of three reasons:

This is a potential source of confusion. For example, listing X as a DismantledMacGuffin may cause someone to think that X is a MacGuffin, even if X is really ''not'' a [=MacGuffin=]. By definition, a MacGuffin is an object that does nothing except drive the plot. The DismantledMacGuffin trope doesn't care whether X did something more than drive the plot.

"[=MacGuffin=]" can appear in a trope name for any one of three reasons:

# The trope really does require a [=MacGuffin=].
# The trope frequently happens with a [=MacGuffin=], but also works with {{Plot Device}}s that aren't [=MacGuffins=].
# Someone didn't read the MacGuffin page, and thought that "[=MacGuffin=]" was just a fancy word for an important object.

!!Tropes:
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* AccidentallyBrokeTheMacGuffin
* AMacGuffinFullOfMoney
* ClingyMacGuffin
* DismantledMacGuffin
* EggMacGuffin
* FakinMacGuffin
* HostageForMacGuffin
* ImDyingPleaseTakeMyMacGuffin
* JustEatTheMacGuffin
* LivingMacGuffin
* MacGuffin
* MacGuffinDeliveryService
* MacGuffinEscortMission
* MacGuffinGirl
* MacGuffinGuardian
* MacGuffinLocation
* MacGuffinMelee
* MacGuffinTitle
* MementoMacGuffin
* MineralMacGuffin
* NoMacGuffinNoWinner
* StolenMacGuffinReveal
* TimelineAlteringMacGuffin
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