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* SymbolicSereneSubmersion: Surrender, meditation, calm, overwhelm, isolation, or helplessness.


* ShamefulShrinking: literally shrinking in shame.

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* SeparatedByTheWall: sympathy and disconnection
* ShamefulShrinking: literally shrinking in shame.shame


* OminousVisualGlitch: something glitches out, symbolising that something is going wrong. Sometimes the glitches are visual representations of actual coding terms, programs, software etc.

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* OminousVisualGlitch: something glitches out, symbolising that something is going wrong. Sometimes the glitches are visual representations of actual coding terms, programs, software etc.Might go hand in hand with HollywoodHacking.

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* OminousVisualGlitch: something glitches out, symbolising that something is going wrong. Sometimes the glitches are visual representations of actual coding terms, programs, software etc.

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* TheFlameOfLife: Fire is used to represent life.

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** DyingCandle


* CardiovascularLove: Hearts used for romantic crushes.



* HeartSymbol: romantic crush



* {{Shameful Shrinking}}: literally shrinking in shame.

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* {{Shameful Shrinking}}: ShamefulShrinking: literally shrinking in shame.

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* EndingByAscending: A character going up a staircase or ladder means their journey is coming to an end.

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** A character turning into an angel.
* If fireworks or champagne corks aren't meant to symbolise an orgasm, they're often used to symbolise happiness, excitement, American patriotism (in the case of fireworks), or celebration.


* BackgroundHalo

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* BackgroundHaloBackgroundHalo: saintliness or ChosenOne status.



* BigLittleMan
* BigShadowLittleCreature
* CagedBirdMetaphor
* CanaryInACoalMine
* CatchingSomeZs: sleep, formerly snoring

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* BigLittleMan
BigLittleMan: something conveys size, but the person is actually small.
* BigShadowLittleCreature
BigShadowLittleCreature: a ''shadow'' conveys size, but the ''animal'' is actually small.
* CagedBirdMetaphor
CagedBirdMetaphor: confinement, usually for a young woman.
* CanaryInACoalMine
CanaryInACoalMine: while this is usually literal, it can be a metaphor for danger.
* CatchingSomeZs: sleep, formerly snoringsnoring or sleep in general



* EyeColourChange
* FireBreathingDiner: hot, spicy food

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* EyeColourChange
EyeColourChange: could mean a whole laundry list of things.
* FireBreathingDiner: [[BlazingInfernoHellfireSauce hot, spicy foodfood]]
* HeartsAreHealth: health or life force



** HeartsAreHealth: health or life force



* MarkedChange
* MusicIsEighthNotes

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* MarkedChange
MarkedChange: acquisition of or increase in superpowers.
* MusicIsEighthNotesMusicIsEighthNotes: all music is represented by eighth notes (quavers).



* PowerMakesYourHairGrow
** PowerDyesYourHair

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* PowerMakesYourHairGrow
** PowerDyesYourHair
PowerDyesYourHair: superpower boost
* PowerMakesYourHairGrow: becoming more powerful



* SeparatedByTheWall

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* SeparatedByTheWallSeparatedByTheWall: separation between lovers



** Hot dog

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** Hot dogdog (the fact that it's sometimes called a "wiener" helps)



** [[PhallicWeapon A gun or a knife]]
** Hose (especially to imply a man urinating)



*** Also parodied in a ''Simpsons'' scene, where Homer and Marge are having sex while the kids are at a Stock Footage Festival, with no idea what their parents are doing. Also during a romantic scene, Homer and Marge use the metaphor while looking lustfully at each other, right before they begin launching literal fireworks.

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*** Also parodied in a ''Simpsons'' ''[[WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons Simpsons]]'' scene, where Homer and Marge are having sex while the kids are at a Stock Footage Festival, with no idea what their parents are doing. Also during a romantic scene, Homer and Marge use the metaphor while looking lustfully at each other, right before they begin launching literal fireworks.


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* Death:
** X's on the eyes (can sometimes simply mean the person is unconscious).
** A cut to a small animal dying.
** {{Flatline}}s are sometimes used symbolically but can be used literally.
** An item belonging to the dead/dying person lying discarded.


* HollywoodHacking: Visual metaphors used to interpret either real life coding terms that are often combined with TechnoBabble.

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* HollywoodHacking: Visual metaphors used to interpret either real life coding terms that are often combined with TechnoBabble.or is just plain TechnoBabble. Sometimes they're combined.


* HollywoodHacking: Visual metaphors used to interpret either real life coding terms often combined with TechnoBabble.

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* HollywoodHacking: Visual metaphors used to interpret either real life coding terms that are often combined with TechnoBabble.

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* HollywoodHacking: Visual metaphors used to interpret either real life coding terms often combined with TechnoBabble.

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* CagedBirdMetaphor

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* CanaryInACoalMine

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