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This is a {{Subtrope}} of {{TV Tropes Will Enhance Your Life}}. This can be any case where TV Tropes introduced you to a work that you never would have considered, most likely breaking you into that genre, or at the very least leading you to similarly awesome works.

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This is a {{Subtrope}} of {{TV SugarWiki/{{TV Tropes Will Enhance Your Life}}. This can be any case where TV Tropes introduced you to a work that you never would have considered, most likely breaking you into that genre, or at the very least leading you to similarly awesome works.


So, your friend introduces you to a quirky little website known as {{TV Tropes}}, and you decide to check it out. Soon enough you come up to a series that you've never heard of before, possibly even an entire genre you never even considered, and you think "Whoa, that's pretty damn awesome. I so need to check it out..."

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So, your friend introduces you to a quirky little website known as {{TV Wiki/{{TV Tropes}}, and you decide to check it out. Soon enough you come up to a series that you've never heard of before, possibly even an entire genre you never even considered, and you think "Whoa, that's pretty damn awesome. I so need to check it out..."


So, your friend introduces you to a quirky little website known as {{TV Tropes}}, and you decide to check it out. Soon enough you come up to a series that you've never heard of before, possibly even an entire genre you never even considered, and you think "Woah, that's pretty damn awesome. I so need to check it out..."

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So, your friend introduces you to a quirky little website known as {{TV Tropes}}, and you decide to check it out. Soon enough you come up to a series that you've never heard of before, possibly even an entire genre you never even considered, and you think "Woah, "Whoa, that's pretty damn awesome. I so need to check it out..."


Please list examples by {{Troper}}s in ''ALPHABETICAL ORDER''.

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[[AC: @/45xxx]]
TvTropes has quickly become the website I visit the most (after it was mentioned on WebOriginal/AtopTheFourthWall)... however, I use the internet so much that I consider it a replacement to television, you can take that statement for what it's worth.
* ''BobAndGeorge''
* ''BrawlInTheFamily''
* ''DarkwingDuck'' (in truth, TvTropes was HALF of the reason I got into this show)
* ''FreemansMind''
* ''{{Homestuck}}''
* ''{{Loserz}}''
* ''MarbleHornets''
* ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'': After reading the pages for the [[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS1E1MareInTheMoon two]] [[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS1E2ElementsOfHarmony part]] pilot at around 3AM in August (2011, at time of writing), I decided to look up the episodes on {{YouTube}}. And now I'm a brony. In fact, thanks to discovering their pages here, I also really love the following fan fics:
** ''FanFic/AhAintGotNoAckcent''
** ''FanFic/ItsADangerousBusinessGoingOutYourDoor''
** ''Fanfic/TheLightInTheDarkness''
** ''FanFic/OnACrossAndArrow''
** ''FanFic/ThePartyNeverEnded''
** ''FanFic/PastSins''
** ''FanFic/PonyPOVSeries''
** ''FanFic/TimeLordsAndTerror''
** ''Fanfic/TheVinylScratchTapes''
* ''Webcomic/{{Order of the Stick}}''
* ''SuperSmashBros.'': I originally only had one game, ''Super Smash Bros. Brawl''. But after I read the game series' page, I got '''really''' hooked, and now currently own all three games.
* ''{{XKCD}}'' (not 100% sure)

[[AC:@/AckSed]]
This is what the wiki is for - feeding my ArchiveBinge tendencies. I seem to seek out the little gems that no-one has heard of, and that I have a devil of a time convincing people to read/watch.
* ''AvatarTheLastAirbender'': Natch. I wasn't disappointed, either. I should say that it isn't anime - there's far too many Western animation elements for that. This also introduced me to shipping and the cracky goodness of CAPSLOCK livejournal communities.
* ''Webcomic/TheAdventuresOfDrMcNinja''
* ''IrresponsibleCaptainTylor'': It's a crying shame this isn't well-known. I love Tylor.
* ''Runaways''
* ''ElGoonishShive''
* ''{{Empowered}}'': I really do read it for the story. My experience went like this: "Ooh sexy woman with clothing damage, must read." - Later - "Okay, fanservice that reduces the subject to a quivering wreck is not funny." - Later - "[[{{WAFF}} Thugboy/Emp OTP for evah, yo!]]"
* ''{{Deadpool}}''
* ''{{PS238}}'': NeedsMoreLove. ''{{Peanuts}}'' kids with superpowers, the Charlie Brown analogue is a WeirdnessMagnet, but receives training to survive. What's not to love?
* ''SailorNothing'': Was my first introduction to DarkerAndEdgier.
* ''Literature/TheActsOfCaine'': Had to resort to a sneaky copy, 'cause it isn't out in UK-land, but I'm glad I did.
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Ben 10}}'': I liked the sound of it, so I got a copy of this to watch it with my nephew.
* ''LooneyTunes'': Was already a fan, but finding them was another matter.
* ''LuckyStar'': Read of Minoru's epic freakout and watched it just to see him go off. As a side-effect, I now have PSL for Kuroi-sensei and want to go to Japan to check out Maiden's Road.
* ''Webcomic/{{Order of the Stick}}''
* TomLehrer: "The Masochism Tango", what else? Thank you TVTropes, for introducing me to his songs.
* ''NoBra'': Never have I felt so confused about my sexuality. Yuki... sexy... but... GUY! ...but ...sexy...
* ''OmamoriHimari'': Catgirls never did it for me, but aggressive, playful samurai catgirl? Yes.
* ''AquaKnight'': I was pleasantly surprised to see the author of ''BattleAngelAlita'' had tried his hand at LowFantasy, and done it ''well''.
* Fanfiction in general, specifically the FanficRecommendations for ''MahouSenseiNegima'' and ''{{Bleach}}'' ("Uninvited Guests" is the funniest fanfic ever. ''EVER'').
* ''TheLuciferAndBiscuitHammer'': {{Villain Protagonist}}s? In my whimsical end-of-the-world-is-nigh manga? It's more readable than you think.
* ''CiaphasCain'': Read its quote/entry on {{Dojikko}}, then the entry itself, then went straight out and bought the Hero of the Imperium collection. I'm becoming interested in tabletop {{Warhammer 40000}} and the other novels as a side effect -- the BeyondTheImpossible setting pleases me.
* ''MysteriousGirlfriendX'': Read the entry, thought the concept was weird, unique and cool, checked it out and started reading.
* ''GaoGaiGar'': From WhatDoYouMeanItsNotAwesome?
* ''MysteryScienceTheatre3000'': I'd never watched this before apart from the movie, but now... well, all the quotes made me check it out, though I'm not masochistic enough to sit through really bad movies, even if they generated the best snarking. One of these days I will actually sit through a full episode rather than hunting out "Best-of" clips.
* ''QuestionableContent'': Can't remember where I read about it, but it was on this wiki.
* ''{{Dollhouse}}'': Watched up to the third episode because it was a Whedon series, then dropped it because it didn't engage me. Gave it one more try when it started popping up in other entries, and pushed through to the other side of ep. 6.
* ''KimiNiTodoke'': The [[http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/conversations.php?topic=00000000000000000000002v forums]] were gushing about it, I checked it out, fell for it, ''hard'', and became that thread's most enthusiastic poster. Produced the most emotional reaction I've had to an anime ''ever''. A refreshingly straight love story -- no hilarious misunderstandings, no contrived stupidity and it makes ''sense''.
* ''Manga/AiKora'': ''LoveHina'' starring Great {{Fetish}} Pervert Onizuka. What's not to love?
* ''BGataHKei'': First episode is a living nightmare of ClicheStorm hell, but you soon pass through to the sweet sex comedy centre. Another forum find.
* ''BunnyDrop'': Wondering at the odd concept in the entry (someone raising his 6-year-old ''aunt''?), I began reading. What I got was an honest lesson in becoming an adoptive parent. It's the yang to ''[[{{Yotsubato}} Yotsuba's]]'' yin, especially as it averts NotAllowedToGrowUp.
* ''NanaToKaoru'': Three people namechecked this, so what else could I do? I can [[SincerityMode honestly]] say it's been educational.
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Animaniacs}}''/''PinkyAndTheBrain'': With all the quotes, I had to check them out -- I wasn't disappointed. It was very very very very very very very very very very *bonk* funny. My 8-year-old nephew loved it, though he liked PATB more.
* ''TheRenAndStimpyShow'': And this was the one he liked most of all. Seriously, he ''wet himself laughing'' at Powdered Toast Man. I nearly joined him.
* ''{{Para-Ten}}'': A watercoloured webcomic-cum-mood piece that doesn't resemble anything I've seen. The closest comparison would be ''ShadowOfTheColossus'' (SceneryPorn and loneliness).
* ''{{Himawari}}'': One offhand link in the forum led me to this. I would have never even imagined this existed, but here it is. Imagine a {{lighter and softer}} ''{{Naruto}}'' but with all the cool ninja tricks intact. (Later) Ecch, only watch this if you have "Easily Amused" tattooed on your forehead. Looks nice, shows promise but NOTHING HAPPENS.
* ''{{Planetes}}'': In the "Hard SF" thread, the one series that kept popping up was this one. ONE episode - that's all it took for me to fall in fan-love.
* ''Webcomic/GunnerkriggCourt'': I tried - really ''tried'' - not to add more webcomics to my daily list. This little slow-burner made me break that rule. Charming, eerie, expressive UrbanFantasy about a strange girl in a stranger school.
* ''{{Blip}}'': NeedsMoreLove. What looks like "Breezily sarcastic slacker hangs out with her friends" reveals itself to be something more. You know how sometimes you have the feeling that Fate is holding you back? For her - it is.
* ''{{Erfworld}}'': Don't quite remember where, but one of the articles had a link. Tabletop RPG gamer gets transported to a 'game' world (or is it?). He soon discovers that it's not that much fun when you see people die in front of you. ''They'' discover that HumansAreCthulhu.
* ''KenichiTheMightiestDisciple'': Interesting fighting shonen manga that for once tries not to break {{willing suspension of disbelief}} ''and'' has a female lead who ''isn't'' OvershadowedByAwesome.

[[AC: @/AcrossTheStars]]
* ''Series/DoctorWho''
* ''Literature/HonorHarrington''

[[AC: @/AdelePotter]]
* ''EerieCuties'' and ''MagickChicks''
* ''Fanfic/MyImmortal''
* ''LuckyStar''
* ''WebOriginal/ThatGuyWithTheGlasses''

[[AC: @/{{Albertosaurus}}]]
* Quite a lot of WesternAnimation that I might not have watched otherwise. The very idea of a PeripheryDemographic: it might not be aimed at me, but if it's enjoyable enough, who cares?
** ''AvatarTheLastAirbender'': I had seen some isolated season one episodes before, but after seeing it mentioned again and again on this site, I decided that it might be more than just another kids' show and started watching it from the start. Boy am I glad I did.
** ''WesternAnimation/{{Gargoyles}}''
** ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'': Had I been told in the recent past that not only would I soon be watching a ''MyLittlePony'' show, but also greatly enjoy it, I would have laughed at the idea. However, after seeing it mentioned under PeripheryDemographic, I gave it a try and am now officially hooked.
** ''{{Thundercats 2011}}''
** ''WesternAnimation/{{WITCH}}'': Another show that I was aware of, but that I was convinced to watch by this site. I still think the Guardian costumes look ridiculous, though.
* ''BetterDays'': Despite all of its flaws, I found it to be an interesting read.
* ''ChroniclesOfTheKencyrath''
* ''{{Eversion}}'': A real piece of art.
* ''{{Gankutsuou}}'': My first anime series.
* ''IWannaBeTheGuy'': Never managed to get very far, though.
* ''{{Sonichu}}'', much to my dismay.
* ''WebOriginal/ThatGuyWithTheGlasses'': Another site that soaks up so much of my precious spare time...
* ''YouHaveToBurnTheRope''
* ''{{XKCD}}''

[[AC: @/{{Alexduckie}}]]
* {{xkcd}}
* Literature/{{Twilight}} - I wanted to find out what all the fuss was about.
* Manga/FullmetalAlchemist
* CodeGeass
* Manga/DeathNote
* Anime and manga in general, really.
* Comicbooks in general, but especially DarkAge.
* Literature/{{Discworld}}
* And that's just scratching the surface.

[[AC: @/{{Agent Alpha}}]]
* ''Manga/DeathNote'': I'd read tons of references to it here, and all it took was a friend's solid recommendation to get me watching.
* ''Manga/FullmetalAlchemist'': Reading the manga and watching the ''Brotherhood anime.''
* ''{{The Dresden Files}}''
* ''{{Samurai Champloo}}'': Having already seen ''{{Cowboy Bebop}}'', I just had to watch it.
* ''{{Dr Horribles Sing Along Blog}}'': Its {{Trope Overdosed}} nature compelled me!
* ''{{Noir}}''
* ''Webcomic/GunnerkriggCourt'': Again, a combo of site references and friend's enthusiasm drew me.
* ''{{Avatar The Last Airbender}}''

[[AC: @/{{Anathema}}]]
* ''Series/{{Doctor Who}}'': Well, the fact that {{Douglas Adams}} had worked for the show at one point and even used elements from his work there in ''DirkGentlysHolisticDetectiveAgency'' had already piqued my interest, but it was ultimately TV Tropes that got me to watching the show.
* ''Webcomic/{{Order of the Stick}}'': I'd never even heard of it before. Now not only am I addicted, my little brother heard me mention it and decided to have a look. He's a fan now too.
* WebOriginal/ThatGuyWithTheGlasses: Okay, I watched ''{{Ferngully}}'' as a child. I watched it a lot. Someone linked to WebOriginal/TheNostalgiaCritic and WebOriginal/TheNostalgiaChick's review of it . . . and I was hooked to his reviews at least. I probably would have just spent my time watching reviews by the Nostalgia Critic and the Nostalgia Chick reviews if it wasn't for people on this wiki mentioning [[WebOriginal/AtopTheFourthWall Linkara]] . . . so I watched one episode of WebOriginal/{{Atop the Fourth Wall}}, and was hooked. And given the number of crossovers with [[WebOriginal/TheSpoonyExperiment Spoony]] and the awesomeness that is Doctor Insano, I was soon watching WebOriginal/TheSpoonyExperiment as well. I now regularly watch the videos of several other Channel Awesome members as well.
* {{xkcd}}: I'd heard of it before, but it was TV Tropes that got me interested.
* ''{{Thursday Next}}'': Okay, Jasper Fforde is now one of my favorite authors. I'd never even heard of him before.
* ''{{Mystery Science Theater 3000}}'': Oddly enough, I started watching this because of the {{MST}}ed version of ''{{The Eye of Argon}}'' . . . the fact that anyone could turn anything that awful into anything that good in FanFic made it clear that the actual show must be pretty good.
* ''{{Yu-Gi-Oh The Abridged Series}}'': Why on earth would I want to watch a {{gag dub}} of a children's show that I've never watched about a card game I've never played and have no interest in? Gosh, a lot of people on TV Tropes seem to like it, and the first episode is only around four minutes, I might as well see what all the fuss is about . . . and the rest is history as they say.

[[AC: @/{{Andygal}}]]
* DresdenFiles
* TheLongestJourney
* ProtectorsOfThePlotContinuum
* TabletopGame/InNomine

[[AC: @/{{Animaster}}]]
* AzumangaDaioh- Got into it after seeing it mentioned on various pages, didn't finish the entire series, but after seeing the anime, I got into(with the help of an internet friend)...
* {{Yotsuba}}- Technically, I got into it thanks to a friend on BrawlInTheFamily, but TVTropes still had a hand in it.
* {{Chuggaaconroy}}- I was curious as to what an LP was(even though I've read a screenshot LP of PokemonMysteryDungeon before, but I didn't know it was an LP). I found Chuggaaconroy and started watching his videos.

[[AC: @/{{Animenutcase}}]]
* Anime/AngelBeats
* AxisPowersHetalia
* Manga/BlueExorcist
* CorpseParty
* DeadmanWonderland
* VisualNovel/HigurashiNoNakuKoroNi is an inversion. It was while I was looking up stuff on this series that I found Tv Tropes.
* KingdomHearts
* LuxPain
* WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic
* OokamiKakushi
* PennyAndAggie
* {{Persona 3}} and {{Persona 4}}
* PuellaMagiMadokaMagica
* RedString
* And that's just off the top of my head!

[[AC: @/AnthonyMercer]]
* Without this wiki, I'd never have found out about ''HomestarRunner''!

[[AC: @/AryaAdrianiel]]
* ''Manga/DeathNote''
* ''Manga/FullmetalAlchemist''
* ''TheProducers''
* ''BuffyTheVampireSlayer'' and by extension, ''{{Angel}}''.
* '' WebOriginal/TheNostalgiaCritic'' and '' WebOriginal/TheNostalgiaChick''


[[AC: @/{{Aspen}}]]
* TVTropes introduced me to the pure awesomeness that is {{Axis Powers Hetalia}} and from that, the wonders of {{HoYay}}

[[AC:@/AstonishedLemons]]
* {{The Dresden Files}}. What really got me was the example on the DangerouslyGenreSavvy page with Nicodemus and Harry. I'd seen it listed all over the site before that, but that was what actually made me seek out the books.
* {{Kings}}. Unfortunately too good to last, but it's on Hulu.
* ''Series/{{Reaper}}''. Another one cut in its prime, but also on {{Hulu}}.
* {{Series/Merlin}}.
* {{Rifftrax}}
* WebOriginal/ThatGuyWithTheGlasses Nostalgia Critic/Chick for the win!
* ProtectorsOfThePlotContinuum
* Webcomic/OrderOfTheStick.
* DinosaurComics.
* AntiheroForHire.
* AMadnessofAngels and the subsequent books.
* NewYorkMagician and (by extension) the entire Everything2 site.
* TheZombueHunters
* Sorcery101
* TryingHuman
* GarretP.I.
--> So thank you, TvTropes. Thank you for giving me so many new things to love.

[[AC: @/{{AtmosBlitzer}}]]
* However, I don't play/watch any of these games/shows. The sole exception is KingdomOfLoathing.
** ''KingdomOfLoathing''
** ''MagicalGirlLyricalNanoha''
** ''Fanfic/ShinjiAndWarhammer40K'' (Stopped reading around the 20th chapter or so. I don't know why.)
** ''{{Touhou}}''
* And TVTropes got me interested in:
** ''AxisPowersHetalia''
** ''MiraiNikki''

[[AC:Auxdarastrix]]
* ''AxisPowersHetalia''
* ''Hellsing''
* ''InuYasha''
* ''MahouSenseiNegima''
* ''OuranHighSchoolHostClub''
* Also, in general, it is what convinced me that there is more to {{Anime}} and {{Manga}} than [[AllAnimeIsNaughtyTentacles porn]].



[[AC: @/{{Azelf}}]]
* {{Eversion}}
* {{An Untitled Story}}
* {{Seiklus}}
* {{La-Mulana}}

[[AC: @/{{Badgersprite}}]]
* {{Watchmen}} - the original.
* FiftyTwo. And boy am I glad as this served as a GatewaySeries to the DC Universe in general, with the help of wiki pages here.
** GothamCitySirens - I hadn't even heard of until TvTropes.
** GothamCentral likewise. In retrospect, I actually started reading this before FiftyTwo because I knew it was part of the backstory, and it came highly recommended, but while this got me back into comics, I'd say it was FiftyTwo that got me back into superheroes.
* DragonAge. I was considering buying it, but it wasn't until I read about it on the site that I got really excited for its Australian release.
* BatmanTheAnimatedSeries. I'd watched it as a kid but reading entries about it is what made me watch the whole series again.
* MagicalGirlLyricalNanoha.
* WebOriginal/ThatGuyWithTheGlasses. It certainly pays to be the source of page quotes.
* CandyBoy.
* {{Glee}}.
* {{Mai-Otome}}. I'd seen {{Mai-Hime}} before, but not Otome. I wasn't too enticed by the prospect of an elseworlds story, until I read the entry page on it.
* RiffTrax, and, by extension:
** TheWickerMan (2006)
** PlanNineFromOuterSpace
** TheHappening.
* Literature/{{Wicked}} the novel.
* SailorMoonAbridged. I think it was {{Yu-Gi-Oh The Abridged Series}} that got me to TVTropes in the first place, so it's suitable that it connected me to other abridged series.
** RoseOfVersaillesAbridged is what I'm currently watching.
* {{xkcd}}

[[AC: @/{{Bandita}}]]
* {{Noir}} - probably through {{Heterosexual Life Partners}}.

[[AC: @/{{bombthatvideo}}]]
* Series/DoctorWho
* TheExplodingHearts
* {{Weeds}}

[[AC: @/{{Bookhobbit}}]]
* all of these were gleaned by the "geez I keep seeing that name on trope pages, let's look over it and see" method.
* ''Series/{{Firefly}}''
* ''BuffyTheVampireSlayer''
* ''Literature/{{Discworld}}''
* ''{{Deadpool}}''
* ''{{Sandman}}''
* ''{{Watchmen}}''

[[AC:@/{{Blackmagic}}]]
* ''MSPaintAdventures'' and all that entails
* ''WebOriginal/ThatGuyWithTheGlasses'' as a whole
* ''WebOriginal/TheAngryVideoGameNerd'' as a side-effect of the above
* ''{{Unskippable}}''
* ''WebOriginal/ZeroPunctuation'' almost captured my interest this way, but one too many cases of DidNotDoTheResearch ended that.
* ''VideoGame/CaveStory''
* TheSlenderManMythos minus ''MarbleHornets'' (the latter was due to a friend)
* ''RubyQuest''
* ''[[WebOriginal/YuGiOhTheAbridgedSeries Yu-Gi-OhTheAbridgedSeries]]''
* ''{{Sonichu}}.'' Arg.
* ''AfterLastSeason.'' ''Arg.''
* ''DingoPictures.'' '''Arg.'''
* You know what, all of DarthWiki/SoBadItsHorrible. So much for this being a subtrope of {{TV Tropes Will Enhance Your Life}}.
* Then again, there's also all of [[SoBadItsGood So Bad It's Good]].
* And many more I can't remember off the top of my head.

[[AC: @/BlueFlame724]]
* AngryVideoGameNerd
* DisneyAfternoon: Rediscovering childhood
* CowboyBebop: Was already a fan of anime, but had never really got into one of the gateway series
* GreatMouseDetective
* ThatGuyWithTheGlasses
* HappyVideoGameNerd: One of my favorite reviewers, even if he seemed Narmy at first
* MickeyMouse: A renewed faith in the character, especially after Epic Mickey
* PhineasAndFerb: The troperiffic nature of drew in my attention. Before, I just saw it as an okay show.
* Understanding the beliefs behind RalphBakshi and JohnKricfalusi, despite not necessarily being a fan of their work.

[[AC: @/BrainedbySaucepans]]
* ''SayonaraZetsubouSensei'' - I came across various references to this amazing anime as soon as I became a Troper, but only when I read the page quote on NightmareFuelStationAttendant did I think; "Okay I have got to watch this!" The entire Anime Society at my uni is in TVTropes' debt.
* ''Webcomic/OrderOfTheStick'' - Had heard of it before, but only when I clicked a random link to it and started reading did I realise how awesome it was.
* ''ThePrisoner'' - Another one I had heard of but not paid too much attention to, I am currently on the fourth episode of the original series and completely hooked already.
* ''NeonGenesisEvangelion''
* ''{{Preacher}}'' - Has gone straight to the top of my favourite [[strike:comic books]] things about stuff. Ever
* ''TengenToppaGurrenLagann'' - You think I don't? WHO THE HELL DO YOU THINK I AM?!?!?

[[AC:@/{{Bronzethumb}}]]
* ''AmericanGothic''
* ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender''
* ''AVeryPotterMusical'', and from it, ''LittleWhiteLie'' and ''MeAndMyDick''
* The Literature/HonorHarrington series
* ''Webcomic/OrderOfTheStick''
* ''StarTrek''. Yeah, you heard me.
* ''Supernatural''

[[AC: @/{{Burstkiller}}]]
* Series/DoctorWho - Was always interested in it but now moreso after this site.
* FrankenFran
* FanFic/NobodyDies
* PuellaMagiMagicaMadoka
* SailorMoonAbridged
* YumeNikki

[[AC:@/{{Carls493}}]]
* Some of these examples here are only semi-gateway drugs, while some others are ones I've completely met through TVTropes. For the semi-gateway drugs, I've known about some of them, before, but TVTropes made me completely establish them as a part of my life.
* [[CapcomVsWhatever Marvel vs. Capcom 2]] (semi)
** [[CapcomVsWhatever Tatsunoko vs. Capcom]] (semi)
* AzumangaDaioh (semi)
** [[{{Yotsuba}} Yotusba&!]] (completely)
*** [[ImageBoards 4chan]] (completely)
* LuckyStar (semi)
* SuzumiyaHaruhi (completely)
* ExcelSaga (semi)
* VGCats (semi)
* BrawlInTheFamily (completely)
* [[SonicTheHedgehog Sonic]], {{Naruto}}, and [[SuperSmashBros Brawl]]'s [[{{Hatedom}} Hatedoms]]. Unlike the other examples I've listed, these are the ones that I wish I ''didn't'' learn about. [[TVTropesWillRuinYourLife ugh...]] (completely)
* The whole concept of RuleThirtyFour: See [[ImageBoards 4chan]] above. (completely)
** And for that matter. SankakuComplex. [[TropesAreNotBad It's not all bad]], [[GuiltyPleasures though...]] (completely)
* Oh yes. And I found this site while [[{{Google}} Googling]] the phrase "{{Fanservice}}". Take that as you will. (semi)
* Finally, TVTropes [[ComicallyMissingThePoint has introduced me to]] [[DepartmentOfRedundancyDepartment TV Tropes]]. [[TVTropesWillEnhanceYourLife I never looked back, since]]. [[TVTropesWillRuinYourLife Or have I?]] ([[CaptainObvious completely]])

[[AC:@/{{Case}}]]
* From my favourites list alone:
* ''RegularShow''
* ''Webcomic/TheAdventuresOfDrMcNinja''
* ''XKCD''... I think.
* ''Manga/DeathNote''
* ''BarkleyShutAndJamGaiden'': At first I was meh on this. Now I've played it three times. I really can't get over how good the writing is when it wants to be (and how [[SoBadItsGood good it is at being bad]] the rest of the time).
* ''VideoGame/SonicColors'': [[ComplainingAboutShowsYouDontLike A Sonic game, by Sonic Team, made recently]], and it's good? Would have never known without the help of this site.
* ''Genetos'': this one I probably would have ''never'' played.

[[AC:@/{{Catamaran}}]]
* ''Webcomic/TheAdventuresOfDrMcNinja''
* ''Webcomic/GunnerkriggCourt''
* ''Homestuck''
* ''DarthsAndDroids''
* ''ASongOfIceAndFire''

[[AC:@/{{CenturionCato}}]]
* ''Webcomic/GirlGenius''
* ''IrregularWebcomic''
* ''WebOriginal/ThatGuyWithTheGlasses'' - partly. TVTropes is the reason I took my friend's advice to check out the site.
* ''{{Cracked}}'' - it seems that half my TV Tropes {{WikiWalk}}s end up on ''Cracked''.
* ''Manga/FullmetalAlchemist''

[[AC:@/{{Chabal 2}}]]
I can't even remember how I got here. I no longer care. Tropes for the Trope God!
* AzumangaDaioh
* LuckyStar
* TengenToppaGurrenLagann
* Manga/FullmetalAlchemist
* WarHammer40K
* WarHammer
* NeonGenesisEvangelion
* AMVHell
* WebOriginal/ThatGuyWithTheGlasses
* Webcomic/OrderOfTheStick
* GoneToGround
* ServantsOfTheImperium
* TurnSignalsOnALandRaider
* Webcomic/{{Anti-Heroes}}
* Literature/{{Discworld}}
* LookingForGroup
* LeastICouldDo
* Webcomic/GirlGenius
* SomethingPositive
* QuestionableContent
* {{Lightbringer}}
* Webcomic/SchlockMercenary
* SanThreeKingdomsComic
* MegaTokyo
* {{xkcd}}
* {{Claymore}} - Because it was deemed similar to {{Berserk}}, and so must be awesome. TVTropes was not proven wrong.
* HikaruNoGo
* ExterminatusNow
* {{Yu-Gi-Oh The Abridged Series}}
** SailorMoonAbridged
** TeamFourStar
* {{Thunderstruck}}
* BrawlInTheFamily
* Webcomic/TheAdventuresOfDrMcNinja
* ErfWorld
* VGCats
* {{Eversion}}
* TheNoob
* TengenToppaGurrenLagann
* TheWhiteChamber
* From FanficRecs:
** RiseOfTheTau
** TheGoldenPower
** Kharn
** Fanfic/ShinjiAndWarhammer40K
** ''Webcomic/DoubleK''
In no particular order. No doubt there is more to come.

[[AC:@/{{Clevomon}}]]
* ''WhenTheyCry''. First heard about {{Higurashi}} here, and I'm still addicted to that series two years later. [[TVTropesWillRuinYourLife Darn you, TV Tropes!!!]]

[[AC:[[@/DaPatman DaPatman]]]]
* [[OneOverZero 1/0]]
* FanFic/The10Doctors
* [[Webcomic/EightBitTheater 8-Bit Theater]]
* VideoGame/CaveStory
* DinosaurComics
* Literature/{{Discworld}}
* [[DrHorriblesSingAlongBlog Dr Horrible's Sing-Along Blog]]
* [[Webcomic/TheAdventuresOfDrMcNinja Dr McNinja]]
* DwarfFortress
* [[IrregularWebcomic Irregular Webcomic!]]
* IWannaBeTheGuy
* Webcomic/OrderOfTheStick
* [[PicturesForSadChildren pictures for sad children]]
* ProtectorsOfThePlotContinuum
* WebOriginal/SCPFoundation
* ThursdayNext (Okay, I haven't actually read these books, but, as a direct result of this wiki, I ''want'' to. That counts, right?)
* UndocumentedFeatures
* {{xkcd}}

There are probably other things as well, but I can't remember them right now.

[[AC:[[@/{{Cosman246}} Cosman246]]]]
* AxisPowersHetalia
* DarthsAndDroids
* Manga/DeathNote
* HaruhiSuzumiya
* LuckyStar
* NeonGenesisEvangelion
* GhostInTheShell
* SchoolDays (I liked it!)
* MyImmortal
* RevolutionaryGirlUtena
* SerialExperimentsLain
* SayonaraZetsubouSensei
* StudioGhibli
* StudioGainax
* WebOriginal/YuGiOhTheAbridgedSeries

[[AC:@/{{Deathsquirrel}}]]
* DarthsAndDroids
* [[Webcomic/TheAdventuresOfDrMcNinja Dr McNinja]]
* Webcomic/GunnerkriggCourt
* [[LetsPlay Let's Play]]
** SirRonLionheart
** {{Chuggaaconroy}}
*** {{Okami}} by extension.
* Film/ThePrincessBride
* WebOriginal/ThatGuyWithTheGlasses
** WebOriginal/TheSpoonyExperiment
** WebOriginal/TheAngryVideoGameNerd

[[AC:@/{{Deckard}}]]
* {{Anime}}, which he did not like before (unless watching ''{{Anime/Pokemon}}'' as a kid counts) but got into after watching:
* ''{{Akira}}''
* ''{{Alien}}''
* ''BladeRunner'', which got him into the {{Cyberpunk}} genre as a whole
* ''CowboyBebop''
* ''TheDarkKnight'' and other superhero movies
* ''{{Firefly}}'', and the movie sequel ''{{Serenity}}''
* ''GhostInTheShell'' and the spinoff series ''StandAloneComplex''
* ''QuestionableContent''
* ''StarTrek''
* ''{{Watchmen}}''
* On the other hand, suffered severe HypeBacklash about ''Series/DoctorWho'', [[FlameBait which he considers possibly the stupidest show ever made]].


[[AC:@/DragonKhorse]]
* {{Daemon}}
* Literature/{{Discworld}}
* Series/{{Firefly}}
* {{FLCL}}
* HigurashiNoNakuKoroNi
* KissXSis
* LuckyStar
* MyImmortal
* SayonaraZetsubouSensei
* WebOriginal/SCPFoundation
* SnowCrash
* Webcomic/TheAdventuresOfDrMcNinja: YOSHI!
* {{Timecube}}: I actually read through the whole mind-numbing 2 pages of ranting.

[[AC:@/{{deeman45}}]]
* VideoGame/CaveStory
* DarthsAndDroids
* Manga/FullmetalAlchemist
* Webcomic/OrderOfTheStick
* TabletopGames
* Yugioh5DS

[[AC: @/DeltaOne]]
* BuffyTheVampireSlayer - mainly because I felt like without watching this I wasn't a real Troper.
* {{Angel}} - logically.
* CiaphasCain - Because he is the '''[[FakeUltimateHero HERO OF THE IMPERIUM!]]'''
* {{Dollhouse}} - The first season, anyway
* IWannaBeTheGuy
* Webcomic/GunnerkriggCourt
* IrregularWebcomic
* CrimsonDark
* However, this wiki has solidified a mild dislike for anime and manga into a raging hatred. I guess it cuts both ways.

[[AC:@/DialgaX]]
* [=~Latias' Journey~=]
* [[PokemonMysteryDungeon Pok�mon Mystery Dungeon]]: Silver Resistance

[[AC: @/{{DonZabu}}]]
* {{Revolutionary Girl Utena}}
* VisualNovel/{{Clannad}}
* {{Dwarf Fortress}}
* {{Knytt}}
* {{Sufjan Stevens}}
* {{minus}}
* {{Achewood}}
* {{RahXephon}}
* {{The Big Lebowski}}
* {{Kung Fu Panda}}
* {{Walk Hard}}
* {{Moral Orel}}
* {{Watchmen}}

[[AC:@/{{Dvandemon}}]]
* I arrived here due to an inexplicable link in an page describing [[OnePiece Absalom's]] [[{{Invisibility}} powers]] on [[TheWikiRule OnePiece Wiki]]. One WikiWalk later, I shall never be bored

[[AC:@/{{dxman}}]]
* IWannaBeTheGuy
* [[{{FATAL}} F.A.T.A.L.]]

[[AC: @/{{EchoBallard13}}]]
* StarTrek

[[AC: @/{{Eisenherz}}]]
* {{Deadman Wonderland}} was one of the first mangas I started reading because of here.
* LightNovel/{{Toradora}} is a bit full of {{Narm}} at times, but it was rather touching near the end.
* {{Neon Genesis Evangelion}}. Still no idea what was going on, other than Shinji was a whiny little bitch.
* {{Dick Figures}} was surprisingly entertaining.
* Literature/{{Discworld}} was absolutely hilarious. I think I died laughing once or twice.
* ''LightNovel/{{Bakemonogatari}}'' was a rather interesting show. I liked the spin on the oddities.
* {{Kore wa Zombie Desu ka}} Even though I never finished it, I liked it. Should go back and watch the rest of it.
* {{Keychain of Creation}} I really hope they update, soon.

[[AC:@/{{Electric_Sheep}}]]
I came here, quite by chance, from an Axis Powers Hetalia site
* {{Sailor Nothing}}
* {{Something Positive}}
* {{Paradise Kiss}}
* {{Questionable Content}}
* {{Higurashi No Naku Koro Ni}} as well as ''VisualNovel/{{Umineko No Naku Koro Ni}}''

[[AC: @/{{ElodieHiras}}]]
Well, I came here from the FFJDR (the french ferderation for Role Playing Game), and it lead me to...
* BrawlInTheFamily
* {{Collar 6}}
* DarthsAndDroids
* KingdomOfLoathing
* [[LiberalCrimeSquad TV Tropes sings protest songs to Elodie Hiras! Elodie Hiras turned Liberal!]] We need a slogan!
* {{Misfile}}
* {{Persona4}} (never played, watched let's play) and the animated adaptation.
* [[ProtonJon No, he didn't imagined]] [[KaizoTrap that]]!
* The custumer is NotAlwaysRight.
* SparklingGenerationValkyrieYuuki
* {{Spinnerette}}
* StrawberryDeathCake
* {{Weregeek}}
* VideoGame/{{X-COM}}.

[[AC: @/EpicEbi]]

I may not have as many things I've found like everyone else, but here're the ones I can think of.

* ''Fanfic/CodeGeassLelouchOfBritannia'' One of the best fan-fics I've read.
* ''{{Soul Chess}}'' One of my favourites.
* ''{{Guilty Crown}}'' Since I love ''{{Code Geass}}''...
* ''{{Cowboy Bebop}}'' Thank ''{{Superlative Dubbing}}'' for this.

[[AC: @/TheEvilOboist]]
* ''{{Claymore}}'' Actually it was the page ads that got me into this one...
* ''{{Buffy The Vampire Slayer}}''
* ''Webcomic/GirlGenius'' I was already reading this before, but I wasn't ''obsessed'' until I read about all its tropes.
* ''{{Y The Last Man}}''
* ''{{Grave Of The Fireflies}}'' (Curse you TV Troooopesss!)
* ''{{My Immortal}}''
* ''{{Temeraire}}''
* ''WebOriginal/ThatGuyWithTheGlasses'', first the Nostalgia Chick, and then the Critic.
* ''NeonGenesisEvangelion'' (Curse you again!!!)
* ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'' Thanks for this. Seriously. <3
* ''Manga/DeathNote''
* ''RoseOfVersailles''
* On a more general note, anime in general. I never watched it before, but now I have a tentative, very casual appreciation for the stuff.

[[AC: @/{{FallenLeaf}}]]
* ''LastExile'': CoolShip. Full Stop. Glorious Steampunk-y goodness.
* ''HaruhiSuzumiya'': Really only a matter of When rather than If I would watch this once I started coming here. TvTropesWillEnhanceyourlife.

[[AC: @/FashionistState]]
* ESPosthumus
* MarySueAcademy
* MikePatton
* VideoGame/{{Portal}}: It was this site that directed me to Steam to download it while it was free.
* VideoGame/{{Psychonauts}}
* Fanfic/TheHuemnCeniped2TheHumenMilipede: Which became a general gateway to TrollFic.
* VGCats

[[AC: @/{{Fighteer}}]]
* TVTropes proved to be my gateway drug to a whole host of {{Webcomics}}. It's fitting that I arrived here from ''Webcomic/OrderOfTheStick''.

[[AC: @/{{Findthefourth}}]]
* BuffyTheVampireSlayer: Not yet. But I want to.
* WesternAnimation/{{Gargoyles}}: Only the first four episodes... I didn't really like it.
* JamesDean: I wouldn't have watched RebelWithoutACause if it weren't for TV Tropes.
* ninjawords.com: I don't know if this counts.
* WebOriginal/TheNostalgiaCritic
* WilliamShakespeare: No joke. I was reading the page for ''MuchAdoAboutNothing'' and thought "This sounds interesting". And here I am, 15 plays later.

[[AC: @/{{Finlay}}]]
There are a few... this can't be everything, but they're the ones that spring to mind...
* ''VideoGame/{{Aquaria}}'': that reminds me, I still need to beat the game properly.
* ''AxisPowersHetalia''
* ''{{Chainsawsuit}}'': via the little image at the top when I went to complain about SeltzerAndFriedberg.
* ''Manga/DeathNote'': I saw its name so many times on here that when my friend offered me a choice of anime I went for that one because it was one of the few titles I recognised. Incidentally, it's still the only full anime series I've watched. Haven't had time for anything else except StudioGhibli...
* ''DrHorriblesSingAlongBlog'': A friend told me about how it had the highest trope:length ratio or something. And then I eventually got around to watching it.
* ''TheMiddle'': Sorta. I watched one episode and it was alright. Can't be bothered watching any more -- anyway, someone is clearly pimping it on the ''MalcolmInTheMiddle'' article.
* ''ScottPilgrim'': Saw it on here first, then went to see the film having realised that it was the same thing. Something like that. Anyway, it was here that persuaded me... and now I have to work my way through the books.
* ''WebOriginal/ThatGuyWithTheGlasses''
* ''TheUsualSuspects'': The article for ''Primer'' (which I discovered via {{XKCD}} but read about on here before watching) had a link to UsualSuspectsEnding, so I had to find this film to understand what the title of the trope meant... and now whenever I see "[[ItWasHisSled Kevin Spacey Is Keyzer Soze]]" I actually understand what the hell it means!
* ''AVeryPotterMusical''
* ''WebOriginal/ZeroPunctuation'': again, saw it come up so much that when someone recommended it to me I decided it was probably a good idea to watch it.

[[AC: @/FlametailVonKarma]]
* ''AxisPowersHetalia''
* ''BuffyTheVampireSlayer''
* ''Literature/{{Discworld}}''
* ''{{Futurama}}''
* ''KingdomHearts''
* ''MyImmortal''
* TheAbridgedSeries in general

[[AC: @/{{FourthDerivative}}]]
* ''VideoGame/CaveStory''
* ''VisualNovel/{{Clannad}}''
* ''TheDandelionGirl'', via a ShoutOut in ''VisualNovel/{{Clannad}}''; enjoyed the story so much I ended up creating the page for it.
* ''FiveCentimetersPerSecond'', and MakotoShinkai in general.
* ''{{Narcissu}}'': I wanted to find games similar to ''KanaLittleSister'', which had left me an emotional wreck in all the best ways. That game's page led me to {{Utsuge}}, which led me to this. And I am ''so'' much better a person for it.
* ''{{Planetarian}}''
* ''TrueRemembrance''
* ''YumeNikki''

[[AC: @/{{Fueryn}}]]
* {{Anime}} and {{manga}}: Seriously, before TV Tropes, anime and manga were something very weird and geeky that some total weirdoes did. Now it's something more like:
** CodeGeass, CowboyBebop, SamuraiChamploo, Manga/DeathNote, {{FLCL}}, MahouSenseiNegima just to name a few. And it is fun to corrupt other people.
* {{Cracked}}
* Countless {{webcomics}}

[[AC:@/{{GameChainsaw}}]]
Well aside from introducing me to several fine webcomics...

* Webcomic/OrderOfTheStick: Always good for a laugh, and with a good, if quirky story.
* {{Drowtales}}: Only read a bit of it but it looks like a good read.
* Webcomic/GunnerkriggCourt: Another thing discovered on the site, its an interesting combination of Fantasy and Sci Fi.
* VGCats: Worth an archive binge, though it doesn't update much.

The site also got me interested in Manga and Anime. I got into...

* {{Bleach}}
* {{Neon Genesis Evangelion}}
* {{Azumanga Daioh}}

Through the site. And that's without mentioning the excellent {{Ciaphas Cain}} {{Warhammer 40K}} novels. As a bonus, anyone interested in doing a {{Lets Play}}? The Live Bloginations section of the forum is a fun place to do one.]

And the list just goes on and on and on and on...

{{Tropers/Frankiefoster}}:
* {{Sinfest}}, also addicted to the Forum. It also enriched me to {{ToyStory}} and made me ache to see the second and third one.
* Once enriched me to {{ElGoonishShive}} and {{SisterClaire}} as well as {{EerieCuties}} and other awesome stuff.

Tropers/GirlInGlasses:
* StarTrek: And, also...K/S. Never shipped slash before this site glued the ShippingGoggles to my face.
* BuffyTheVampireSlayer (even though I had most of the plot twists ruined for me before I even started watching the show. Use spoiler tags, guys!)
* Fanfiction: Still not sure if that one is "TvTropesWillEnhanceYourLife" or "TvTropes will have you reaching for the brain bleach and wailing for your eye virginity". The FanficRecs, however, are amazing. Even though they got me into...
* {{Kink Meme}}s
* Glee: Again, guilty pleasure.
* QuentinTarantino
* VenusEnvy
* Skins
* Daria

[[AC:@/{{getmemygun}}]]
* ''MyImmortal''
* DwarfFortress
* {{Erfworld}}
* {{Spelunky}}
* TengenToppaGurrenLagann
* KatawaShoujo
* {{Eversion}}

[[AC: @/{{Godnat}}]]
* AbridgedSeries in general
* {{Berserk}}
* Webcomic/ElGoonishShive
* Anime/PuellaMagiMadokaMagica
* Anime/TengenToppaGurrenLagann and by extension Webcomic/DoubleK
* {{Vagabond}}

[[AC: @/{{Goldenpelt}}]]
* ''AxisPowersHetalia''
* ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic''
* ''SerialExperimentsLain''

[[AC: @/{{guyy}}]]
* ''Webcomic/OrderOfTheStick'': Despite having never played [=DnD=]...
* ''Webcomic/{{Shortpacked}}'': ...or collected toys, for that matter.
* {{Anime}} in general, and also:
* ''GurrenLagann'': Yes.
* ''Literature/HaruhiSuzumiya'': I could hardly believe it wasn't overhyped. Underhyped, if anything.
* ''Anime/ReadOrDie'': JamesBond [[XMeetsY the]] {{Meganekko}}!
* ''[[KashimashiGirlMeetsGirl Kashimashi]]'': [[MoodWhiplash That]] [[NarmCharm first]] [[CrowningMomentOfFunny episode...]]
* {{Vocaloid}}: The [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome concert]], and [[CrowningMusicOfAwesome lots of songs.]]

[[AC: @/GwenStacyWannabe]]
* ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'', which kind of rekindled my love of cartoons as well.
* ''Literature/{{Discworld}}''. Also managed to convert two of my friends to Pterry.
* ''Series/{{Firefly}}''. I just, I don't even have words. You can't stop the signal, tropers.
* ''PushingDaisies''
* ''TheSarahConnorChronicles''; it seems I am destined to love dead shows. And all those starring SummerGlau.

[[AC: @/HappyDuck]]
* BlankIt - Hilarious, with ''great'' art.
* Webcomic/OrderOfTheStick - Amazing, especially when comparing the early strips to the later ones. CerebusSyndrome actually worked in this comic's favor; they kept the humor and lampshade hanging, but the plot has gotten a lot deeper and more involved.
* StickmanAndCube - Awesome gag-a-day (well, gag-whenever-the-author-feels-like-updating. But still).
* MyImmortal
* {{Xkcd}} - Awesome nerdy humor.
* SailorNothing - Dark, amazingly-written deconstruction of the Magical Girl genre.
* Webcomic/GunnerkriggCourt - Beautiful art, great writing, all-around awesomeness.
** A quote that cracks me up:
--> -robot draws face on its head-
--> '''Robot 1''': Oh no! A sad face!
--> '''Robot 2''': The saddest face!
* WithinTemptation - Amazing band. Sharon's voice is just beautiful.

[[AC: @/{{Hawkeye}}]]
* {{The Dresden Files}} - I saw it mentioned on this site numerous times and finally picked up the first book. Have been constantly reading them ever since.
* {{Mass Effect}} - I had heard good things about it from friends, but once I read the Main Page for it, I knew I needed to play it

[[AC: [[{{Tropers/HG131}} HG131]]]]
I've discovered alot of things because of [=TvTropes=]. I doubt I could list them all.
* BuffyTheVampireSlayer (which I have added hundreds of tropes to). I learned of this the old fashioned way, found the page.
* Series/{{Firefly}}: Learned of it before BTVS, learned of the BTVS page though it's page.
* {{Dollhouse}}: Learned of because of Firefly and Buffy.
* {{Angel}}: Same.
* [[DrHorriblesSingAlongBlog Doctor Horrible's Sing Along Blog]]: Same.
* KodomoNoJikan (which is my new trope pimping project, as I'd done alot for Buffy already). I have no idea how I learned of this, and I learned of it just a few days ago.
* VideoGame/{{Prototype}}: Page.
* DeadSpace: Page.
* [[{{Anime/Witchblade}} Witchblade]]: Netflix, checked out it's page, decided to watch.
* GurrenLagann: It's page.
* GhostInTheShell: Same.
* VForVendetta: Page.
* BatmanBeyond: Page.
* {{Psych}}: Page.
* Series/DoctorWho: Page.
* Series/{{Torchwood}}: Doctor Who.
* PushingDaisies: Page.
* [[RepoTheGeneticOpera Repo! The Genetic Opera]]: Buffy The Vampire Slayer, through common link via Anthony Stewart Head.
* Fanfiction (and it inspired me to write it, too!)
* More, more and more.

[[AC: @/HMeyer]]
* [[TheElephantMan The Elephant Man]], which led me to be quickly an unabashed Merrick aficionado, and also developed a deep interest in the Victorian Era, medical conditions, and of course silent films, indirectly. Of course, it led me to interest in other sideshow performers, especially in the States and the UK.
** Of course seeing this film and corresponding with another like-minded person led me to fall in love with other silent-era films (or post-silent era) featuring deformed/disfigured protagonists, [[TheManWhoLaughs The Man Who Laughs]] being one of them.

[[AC: @/{{Homestar09_Mario08}}]]
* {{The Wotch}}
* {{Brawl in the Family}}
* {{8-Bit Adventure}}

[[AC: @/{{Hrdcrnwo}}]]
* TengenToppaGurrenLagann - Checked it out when I kept seeing it all over the site. I absolutely love it now.
* AVeryPotterMusical - I had heard about it before, but when I saw the page on this site I decided to watch it. Again, love it and its sequel.
* CowboyBebop - Same as [=TTGL=].
* Webcomic/GastroPhobia - Found the page when I was using the random button. It's now one of the webcomics I regularly check.
* Pokecapn and Co's LetsPlay of Sonic 2006 - Saw it on the Let's Play page, and liked it so much I watched the other two Let's Plays
* MysteryScienceTheater3000 - I had already heard of it beforehand, but this site (and it being recommended to me by Netflix) persuaded me to watch it. Now I can see why people love it so much.

[[AC:@/InsanityPrelude]]
* ''CodexAlera'', via poking around the {{Literature}} list for something to read
* ''RaptorRed''
* ''DwarfFortress'', via Boatmurdered
* ''{{Eversion}}'', [[spoiler:which really didn't scare me. Except those damn HANDS]].
* ''WebOriginal/ZeroPunctuation''
* ''ElfQuest''
* ''DinoRun''
* ''VideoGame/TeamFortress2''

[[AC:@/InsanityPrelude]]
* ''CodexAlera'', via poking around the {{Literature}} list for something to read
* ''RaptorRed''
* ''DwarfFortress'', via Boatmurdered
* ''{{Eversion}}'', which really didn't scare me. Except those damn HANDS.
* ''WebOriginal/ZeroPunctuation''
* Most recently, ''ElfQuest''

[[AC:@/InvertedTritone]]
I got here from TheOtherWiki doing research for a paper. It was the gateway for:
* Series/DoctorWho
* {{xkcd}}
* Webcomic/GirlGenius
* Webcomic/{{Order of the Stick}}
* Webcomic/PennyArcade
* {{NCIS}}
* Series/{{Torchwood}}
* {{Chuck}}
* {{A Bit of Fry and Laurie}}
* {{Blackadder}}
* Series/JeevesAndWooster

[[AC:@/{{Isabel}}]]
* NeonGenesisEvangelion
* TheDresdenFiles
* Webcomic/OrderOfTheStick
* {{Temeraire}}
* CodeGeass
* ComicBook/{{Hellblazer}}
* {{Unshelved}}
* {{Megatokyo}}
* Literature/TheActsOfCaine
* Series/DoctorWho

[[AC:@/{{JCCyC}}]]
* {{Cracked}} (by way of the {{xkcd}} AltText in ''that'' strip)
* Webcomic/TheAdventuresOfDrMcNinja
* {{Empowered}}
* {{Irredeemable}}
* TheJokerBlogs
* JusticeLeagueCrisisOnTwoEarths
* PowerpuffGirlsDoujinshi
* PS238

[[AC: @/JeanJacket]]
* Xkcd
* [[WebOriginal/ThatGuyWithTheGlasses Thatguywiththeglasses.com]], which in turn led me to [[WebOriginal/AtopTheFourthWall Atop the Fourth Wall]], and [[WebOriginal/TheSpoonyExperiment The Spoony Experiment]].
** And [[WebOriginal/AtopTheFourthWall Linkara]] got me interested in Blue Beetle and Booster Gold, which led to a couple stacks of comics being added to my bookshelf.
* Literature/JeevesAndWooster
** Which led to the rest of [[PGWodehouse Wodehouse's]] works.
* Dr. Horrible
** Which led to [[HowIMetYourMother How I Met Your Mother]]

[[AC:@/{{Jomar}}]]
* ''RahXephon'': I was browsing the site after watching the massive mind screw that is Evangelion, and found several entries where ''RahXephon'' is described as similar to NGE, but not as much of a downer. Now I know that ''RahXephon'' is just like NGE, only better!

[[AC: @/{{Joysweeper}}]]
* I was first linked here from the ElGoonishShive. My tastes have changed since, and I've definitely picked up some new things. In no particular order, those are:
** HaibaneRenmei
** WesternAnimation/{{Gargoyles}}
** Manga/FullmetalAlchemist
** Literature/{{Discworld}}
** SoonIWillBeInvincible
** Webcomic/OrderOfTheStick
** Webcomic/GirlGenius
** TheSpectacularSpiderMan
** and WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender.
** I did try OnePiece and found myself bored utterly, but mostly curiosity has paid off.

[[AC:Tropers/{{JuanCarlos11}}]]:
* Every single of JossWhedon's works was brought to me by this bplace
* also TGWTG and most importantly [[ToddInTheShadows TITS]]

[[AC: @/{{Kexira}}]]
* [[AxisPowersHetalia Axis Powers Hetalia]] - I never would've gotten interested, despite my friends talking about it, if I hadn't heard about it on TV Tropes first.
* [[AnsemRetort Ansem Retort]] - Clicking on Random Page. Combine that with a growing interest in Kingdom Hearts and you have a new webcomic fan.
* {{Xkcd}} - Another webcomic I'd never have heard of otherwise.

[[AC: @/KingClark]]
TVTropes got me into...
* NeonGenesisEvangelion
* TheWall
* TwinPeaks, and pretty much anything else involving DavidLynch
* TheSandman
* Music/TheProtomen
* MyImmortal (The best bad fanfic ever)
* Fanfic/ShinjiAndWarhammer40K (I haven't read much of it yet, but I like it so far)
* ParanormalActivity
* TheStarWarsHolidaySpecial (Okay, so I didn't ''like'' it, but TVTropes showed me where it was.)
* ThereWillBeBrawl

[[AC:@/{{Korodzik}}]]
* ''Webcomic/TheAdventuresOfDrMcNinja''
* ''BrawlInTheFamily''
* TheComicsCurmudgeon - After being linked there multiple times from here, I decided to [[ArchiveBinge sit down and read the entire damn archives.]] Still not finished...
* ''CowboyBebop'' - Though it was OrsonScottCard's review which truly persuaded me to check it out.
* ''DMOfTheRings''
* ''VideoGame/{{Earthbound}}''/''VideoGame/{{Mother 3}}''
* ''Webcomic/GunnerkriggCourt''
* ''ComicBook/{{Hellboy}}''
* ''{{Iji}}''
* ''MSPaintAdventures'' - Judging from the LateArrivalSpoiler page, I should consider myself lucky for managing to read the entirety of ''Homestuck'' without knowing ''anything'' about the comic.
* ''VideoGame/{{Psychonauts}}''
* WebOriginal/SCPFoundation - Was linked to [[http://scp-wiki.wikidot.com/scp-173 SCP-173]] from the HighOctaneNightmareFuel page. Immediately set on an ArchiveBinge. Man, that was years ago...
* ''{{Spelunky}}''
* ''TerrorIsland'' - More people should read this! One of the funniest webcomics I know.
* ''YumeNikki'' - Well I didn't play it myself, but it persuaded me to watch the entire LetsPlay on YouTube.

[[AC:@/{{Lale}}]]
* ''SailorNothing''
* ''NeonGenesisEvangelion''
* ''TheMelancholyOfHaruhiSuzumiya''
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Gargoyles}}''
* CarlBarks and DonRosa comics, including ''TheLifeAndTimesOfScroogeMcDuck''
* ''PrideAndPrejudiceAndZombies''
\\
There's also media that I ''haven't'' read or watched but TV Tropes has told me so much about it, I feel like I know it as well as any hardcore fan:
* ''{{Runaways}}''
* ''{{Naruto}}''
* ''Theatre/{{Wicked}}''

[[AC:@/{{Lawnmowergirl}}]]
* ''{{Sayonara Zetsubou Sensei}}'' I would never have discovered this hilariously bizarre series without TvTropes.
* ''WebOriginal/{{Yugioh The Abridged Series}}'', which was actually what got me back into Yu-Gi-Oh!.
* ''{{Yume Nikki}}''

[[AC:Tropers/{{Lemont Elwood}}]]
Most every awesome video game and a couple video game comics (such as Penny Arcade). I was introduced to Victoria II, then Tropico, and then Just Cause. And I only learned about Victoria from reading Troper Tales (RIP).

[[AC:@/LiberatedLiberater]]
* ''AmagamiSS''
* ''AzumangaDaioh''
* ''LightNovel/{{Bakemonogatari}}''
* ''KatawaShoujo''
* ''LyricalNanoha''
* ''MahouSenseiNegima''
* ''MiraiNikki''
* ''Anime/PuellaMagiMadokaMagica'' (Thank you so much for this!)
* ''Anime/ToAruMajutsuNoIndex''
* ''{{Tsukihime}}'' (and the rest of the {{Nasuverse}})
* ''Yuria100Shiki''
(The rest... I get from a certain geeky classmate of mine.)


[[AC: @/{{Mack}}]]
* DarthsAndDroids
* DMOfTheRings
* Series/{{Farscape}} (I remember watching the first episode and not bothering again, tvtropes brought me back to it.)
* ThePrisoner
* HalfLifeFullLifeConsequences
* Anime:
** SuzumiyaHaruhi
** {{Planetes}} (and for this I am ''eternally'' grateful.)
** TengenToppaGurrenLagann
** {{Zipang}}
** ExcelSaga
** IrresponsibleCaptainTylor
** AzumangaDaioh
** OuranHighSchoolHostClub
* KidCom (the entire genre, mostly via GettingCrapPastTheRadar):
** {{iCarly}} (along with adding dozens and dozens of tropes to the article)
** DrakeAndJosh
** Zoey101
** WizardsOfWaverlyPlace (which introduced me to the wonderful world of BrotherSisterIncest)
** LifeWithDerek
** SonnyWithAChance
** TheSuiteLifeOnDeck
** NedsDeclassifiedSchoolSurvivalGuide
** GoodLuckCharlie
* WesternAnimation:
** KimPossible (along with adding hundreds of tropes to the article)
** ClerksTheAnimatedSeries
** DannyPhantom
** {{Metalocalypse}}
** PhineasAndFerb

[[AC: @/{{Madness}}]]
* ''TheBelgariad''
* ''Literature/{{Discworld}}''
* ''TheDresdenFiles'', and by extension ''CodexAlera''
* ''Literature/GoodOmens'', and by extension everything by NeilGaiman and TerryPratchett (including Discworld, as mentioned above)
* ''MysteryScienceTheater3000'', and by extension RiffTrax
* WebOriginal/ThatGuyWithTheGlasses - first WebOriginal/TheNostalgiaCritic, then WebOriginal/AtopTheFourthWall and WebOriginal/TheSpoonyExperiment.
* ''TengenToppaGurrenLagann''
* Many webcomics, including:
** ''AMiracleOfScience''
** ''FollyAndInnovation''
** ''{{Narbonic}}''
** ''NoRestForTheWicked''
** ''SlightlyDamned''
** ''ZebraGirl''

[[AC: @/MajorTom]]
* I first found HigurashiNoNakuKoroNi through here.
* As did BunnyMustDie
* And IWannaBeTheGuy. ([[NintendoHard Still haven't beaten The Guy yet]]!)
* Also several {{Webcomics}} most recently BrawlInTheFamily.

[[AC:@/{{Malefix}}]]
I got here from the SuperSmashBros [[http://super-smash-bros.wikia.com/wiki/Main_Page Wiki]]. The [[http://super-smash-bros.wikia.com/wiki/Star_KO Star KO]] page had a link to ATwinkleInTheSky. I got gatewayed to:
* ElGoonishShive - MrExposition
* {{Eversion}} - DarthWiki
* YouHaveToBurnTheRope - ItsEasySoItSucks

[[AC: @/{{Max1099}}]]
* ''HowNotToWriteANovel''
* ''KillBill''
* ''{{Audition}}''
* ''{{Victorious}}''
* ''ICarly'' fanfiction
* ''ICarly'' (yes in that order)
* ''TrappedInTheCloset''
* ''AmericanPie''
* ''{{Rifftrax}}''
* ''WebOriginal/ThatGuyWithTheGlasses''
* ''HowIMetYourMother''
* ''AStreetcarNamedDesire'' (Hey STELLLA!)
* ''{{Cracked}}''
* ''MyImmortal'' (Well... about half of it anyway)
* ''BabySittersClub'' fanfiction
* Just fanfiction in general
* ''TheSecretLifeOfTheAmericanTeenager'' (SnarkBait)
* ''Literature/{{Twilight}}'' (See above)
* The [[Film/TheCheetahGirls Kiely Williams]] song [[DarthWiki/SoBadItsHorrible "Spectacular"]]
* ''Encyclopedia Dramatica''
* ''VideoBrinquedo'' (*shudders*)

[[AC: @/{{Medinoc}}]]
* My list of WebComics is too long to be duplicated here, see my contributor page if interested.
* I discovered ''MahouSenseiNegima'' here.
* I never thought I'd be interested by anything related to ''{{Warhammer40000}}'', especially not tie-in material. Then I read here about CiaphasCain, '''[[FakeUltimateHero HERO OF THE IMPERIUM!]]'''.
** Which also led to my subsequent acquisition of the ''DawnOfWar'' complete pack.[[hottip:* :Well, that, and there were 50% off]].
** And my later acquisition of the tabletop game itself in early 2010.
* Video games like ''{{Disgaea}}'' and ''{{Iji}}''.
* I discovered ''TheDresdenFiles'' here.
* I offered the first ''Literature/HonorHarrington'' book to a Friend as a birthday gift after reading about it here. He bought all following books. ALL OF THEM.

[[AC: @/{{MeikyuButterfly}}]]
I just wanted to look up the lyrics to the latin chanting in [[VideoGame/FinalFantasyVII "One Winged Angel"]]. Google came up with the page on OminousLatinChanting. I laughed my guts out when I read it and decided that this is the best website ever.
I found:
* Webcomic/EightBitTheater
* Manga/FullmetalAlchemist
* AnsemRetort
* {{Yu-Gi-Oh The Abridged Series}}
* MyInnerLife [[{{Squick}} * belch* ]]
* ''MyImmortal'' * double belch*

... and a lot of other stuff I probably forgot.

[[AC: [=~@/Mr. W~=]]]
* ''{{Metroid}}''
* ''MysteryScienceTheater3000''
* ''InvaderZim''
* Several anime, pretty much renewed my interest in Japanese animation after ''{{Toonami}}'' went under ([[YouBasterd damn you]], ''CartoonNetwork''!)

[[AC: @/[=MrBadAxe=]]]
* BabylonFive
* The StargateVerse - This actually helped me for a class I was taking. I had to write a paper for a class entitled Radiation and Life, about a radiation-related topic. I chose to analyze the ''SG-1'' episode "Meridian", specifically how realistic the depiction of Daniel's radiation sickness was. They seem to have ShownTheirWork. My paper got a 94.
* SailorNothing
* MassEffect
* QuestionableContent
* WebOriginal/SCPFoundation
* Series/{{House}}

[[AC: @/MetalShadowX]]
I originally came here when I was looking up story ideas for an RPG I wanted to make. Since then, I've decided to stay and scrap the RPG for a web novel (Unfortunately, [[TVTropesWillRuinYourLife I tend to stay on this site too often to work on it]] or by the time I have ideas I get Writer's Block). I know I'm missing a few, but these are just some examples of what the site helped me get into or at least had a hand in helping me get into.
* ''MysteryScienceTheater3000'', along with...
* ''RiffTrax''.
* ''{{Sonichu}}''. [[SarcasmMode Thanks a lot]] [[InvertedTrope for this one]]...
* ''WebOriginal/TheNostalgiaCritic'' and ''WebOriginal/ThatGuyWithTheGlasses'' as well as, by association, ''WebOriginal/AtopTheFourthWall'' and ''WebOriginal/TheSpoonyExperiment''. (Seeing the "final" battle on [[WebOriginal/TheAngryVideoGameNerd Cinemassacre]] didn't have me very interested, TeamFourStar's addition got me a little curious, [[DisasterDominoes then I started going here and...]])
* ''OnePiece''. Lost touch in mid 2008, helped me get back into it a year later.
* ''{{Metroid}}''/''MetroidPrime''. At least partially.
* Reinforced my curiosity of ''TheSpectacularSpiderMan'' (I was not disappointed) and, eventually, ''WesternAnimation/{{Gargoyles}}''.
* ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'', I think. If not, it helped a lot.
* ''{{Anime/Monster}}''. After several months of curiosity.
* ''VideoGame/TeamFortress2''
* ''{{Slayers}}''
* ''TengenToppaGurrenLagann'': Was '''exactly''' [[MadeOfWin as awesome as the site made it sound]].
* ''{{Daria}}'', which was helped by my then-recent interest in ''BeavisAndButthead''.
* ''GhostStories'', while looking for a GagDub similar to like ''ShinChan or ''SgtFrog''.
* ''Series/{{Firefly}}''. Finally got me with this one.

Molotov
* SystemOfADown
* Manga/AhMyGoddess (this brought me to the below point)
* Manga (thanks to the AMG anime courtesy of TVTropes)
* MahouSenseiNegima
* FullMetalJacket
* {{Warhammer 40000}} [[Warhammer40K WAAAGH!]]
* Kanokon
* Tropes
* DevilMayCry
* Sociology (because Tropers are an odd bunch)

[[AC: @/MorkaisChosen]]
Much like Fighteer above, it's the webcomics for me, and I got in from Webcomic/OrderOfTheStick. It took me a while to catch up after a week away from the Tubes...

[[AC: @/{{Mort08}}]]
* ''AMonsterInParis''
* ''Series/DoctorWho''
* ''PhineasAndFerb''

[[AC: @/MSAdict]]
Mostly videogames, as that's what I do. But some other things as well...
* Manga/AxisPowersHetalia
* BlazBlue
* {{Disgaea}}
* DevilMayCry
* VideoGame/EarthBound
* {{Egregious}}
* VideoGame/GuiltyGear
* KaizoMarioWorld
* LaPucelle
* MyImmortal. [[SarcasmMode I really, appreciate it.]]
* PhoenixWright
* SamuraiWarriors
* VideoGame/SengokuBasara
* {{Yu-Gi-Oh5Ds}}

[[AC: @/{{Mswordx24}}]]
* ''{{Collar 6}}''
* ''ElGoonishShive''
* ''Webcomic/GastroPhobia''
* ''Webcomic/GunnerkriggCourt''
* ''HomestarRunner''
* ''Webcomic/{{Homestuck}}''
** ''SweetBroAndHellaJeff''
* ''MenageA3''
* ''{{xkcd}}''

[[AC: @/{{thenameisbean}}]]
* BatenKaitos
* VideoGame/CaveStory
* VideoGame/EarthBound
* {{Eversion}}
* Series/{{Firefly}}
* LaMulana
* MarbleHornets
* MassEffect
* {{Retsupurae}}
* {{XKCD}}

[[AC: @/Ncfan]]
* AzumangaDaioh
* BlackLagoon
* {{Bleach}}: I have since given it up, but I give credit to TV Tropes for showing me something that was at least cool for a while.
* CodeGeass
* Series/DoctorWho
* Manga/FullmetalAlchemist
* HeadTrip
* HigurashiNoNakuKoroNi
* ''HouseOfLeaves'': I haven't had a chance to read it yet, but I have the book on my book shelf and ''one'' of these days I will get around to reading it.
* JusticeLeagueCrisisOnTwoEarths
* MarbleHornets
* {{Sinfest}}
* ASofterWorld

[[AC: @/NeoEevee]]
* MagicalGirlLyricalNanoha. It's now my favorite MagicalGirl show.
* MaiHime
* FanFic/NobodyDies
* Countless fics on the FanficRecs pages.
* I was probably gonna get into it anyway, but TV Tropes gave me the final push I needed to start playing KingdomHearts.
* SoulEater

[[AC:@/{{Nettik}}]]
* ''HarryPotter'': After avoiding it like the plague, was inspired to read the entire series from this wiki.
* ''Manga/DeathNote'': Had only heard of it in passing before.
* ''ParanoiaAgent''
* ''InvaderZim''
* ''LuckyStar'': Isn't that a change of pace from the last few listed?
* ''XKCD''
* ''MyImmortal'': Her eyes still hurt.
* ''AzumangaDaioh'': Now her favorite anime.
* ''FLCL'': Took over ''AzumangaDaioh'' as her favorite anime.

[[AC: @/NoxArtemis]]
Series that I was re-introduced to via TV Tropes:
* ''{{Berserk}}''
* ''{{Claymore}}''
* ''DoctorWho''
* ''ErgoProxy''
* ''MontyPython''

General:
* ''{{Discworld}}''
* ''TheDresdenFiles''
* ''{{Gantz}}''
* ''{{Torchwood}}''
* ''VinlandSaga''
* ''WolfGuyWolfenCrest''

[[AC: @/{{Nyarly}}]]
A friend from a big German Anime/Manga-site introduced me to TV Tropes, to explain the terms EnsembleDarkhorse and CreatorsPet.\\
I'm thankful that he did, because this may be one of the best sites ever.\\
After all it introduced me to:
* ''YumeNikki'', a current addiction of mine. [[HighOctaneNightmareFuel Although now I have trouble sleeping]]. [[NightmareFetishist That's one of the best things, though]].
* ''{{Eversion}}''
* ''{{XKCD}}''
* ''KodomoNoJikan''
* ''VideoGame/TheWorldEndsWithYou''
* ''MiraiNikki''
* ''IWannaBeTheGuy''
* ''DwarfFortress''
* ''{{Spelunky}}''
* ''{{Elona}}''
* ''{{Seiklus}}''
* ''MaidRPG'', yeah...
* ''{{Sinfest}}''
* ''KatawaShoujo''
* ''FrankenFran''
* {{Iji}}
* SaintsRow2
* RedDeadRedemption
* {{Scribblenauts}}
* WhenTheyCry
* RedFaction: Guerrilla
* {{Vocaloid}}
* AxisPowersHetalia
* TheDarkness
* HanamaruKindergarten
* BarkleyShutUpAndJamGaiden
* {{Demonophobia}}
* BrawlInTheFamily
* MyImmortal
* ThirtyHs
* {{Touhou}}
* Mother3
* {{Bayonetta}}
* TengenToppaGurrenLagann
* {{Bioshock}}

[[AC:Tropers/{{Nyperold}}]]:
* {{Scribblenauts}}: When I first saw it in the store, I didn't think much of it, and passed it by. Then I read some of the things you can do in it here, and that convinced me to get it.

[[AC:@/{{Octagon}}]]:
* Manga/DeathNote
* VideoGame/DhuxsScar
* FinalFantasy series
* KidRadd
* VideoGame/KingdomOfLoathing
* WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic
* {{Raocow}}
* VideoGame/TheReconstruction
** VideoGame/IMissTheSunrise

[[AC:@/OMalley]]:
* BuffyTheVampireSlayer
** {{Angel}}
* TengenToppaGurrenLagann
* TheMelancholyOfHaruhiSuzumiya
* HigurashiNoNakuKoroNi
* MassEffect
* ThirtyHs
* MyImmortal
* {{Bones}}
* HouseOfLeaves
* CodeGeass
* Manga/DeathNote
* NeonGenesisEvangelion
* QuestionableContent
* ASofterWorld
* {{Anime}} in general.
* PerfectBlue
* SerialExperimentsLain
* FightClub

[[AC:@/omble567yahoocom]]:
* DaisyIsDead
* ICarly
* TheMaxx
* MegasXLR
* MysteryScienceTheater3000
* Webcomic/OrderOfTheStick
* QuentinTarantino
* RobotDinosaursThatShootBeamsWhenTheyRoar
* RubyGloom
* StubbleTrouble - I actually discovered it on DeviantArt, but tvtropes got me hooked.
* WITCH

[[AC:@/OneMore]]:
* ''VisualNovel/FateStayNight''
** ''VisualNovel/FateHollowAtaraxia''
** ''Manga/FateKaleidLinerPrismaIllya''
** ''VisualNovel/{{Tsukihime}}''
* ''{{Ever17}}''
** ''{{Remember11}}''
* ''VideoGame/{{Touhou}}''
** ''Fanfic/TouhouMusouKakyou''
** ''Webcomic/TouhouNekokayou''
* ''Manga/MahouSenseiNegima''
* ''Fanfic/KyonBigDamnHero''
* ''Fanfic/TheHillOfSwords''
* ''Fanfic/ShinjiAndWarhammer40K''
* ''Manga/KissXSis''
* ''VisualNovel/SharinNoKuni''
** ''VisualNovel/GSenjouNoMaou''
* ''VisualNovel/KatawaShoujo''
* ''VisualNovel/HigurashiNoNakuKoroNi''
** ''VisualNovel/UminekoNoNakuKoroNi''
* ''Webcomic/OrderOfTheStick''
* ''VideoGame/MonsterGirlQuest''
* ''VideoGame/{{Eversion}}''
* ''Manga/ToLoveRu''
** ''ToLoveRuDarkness''
* ''BunnyMustDie''
* ''Manga/NanaToKaoru''
* ''Manga/KodomoNoJikan''

[[AC:@/OriginalHobbit]]:
* BuffyTheVampireSlayer
* {{Angel}}
* AVeryPotterMusical
* TheSookieStackhouseMysteries
* {{Skins}}
* Series/BeingHuman
* TheLWord
* Series/ForeverKnight
* DegrassiJuniorHigh
* RosemarysBaby
* ANightmareOnElmStreet
* TheInbetweeners
* LetTheRightOneIn
* SpringAwakening(haven't seen it yet, but I plan to.)
* {{Dexter}}
* WizardsOfWaverlyPlace
* Literature/{{Wicked}}
* TheVampireChronicles
* {{WEEDS}}
* AmericanPsycho

[[AC:@/{{phazonfarmer}}]]:
* FanFic/NoAntidote: I'd heard about this fic before, and mostly about how [[DarkFic dark]] it is. After finally reading it, I am happy to report that not only was it not as bad as I had thought, but it left me on a fairly optimistic note. Now I like to take some time every so often to browse the FanFicRecommendations page.
* PowerPuffGirlsDoujinshi: Before coming to this site, I'd never heard of this comic. It's a fun idea, and I now want to see how it ends. (Learning it was the inspiration for FusionFall was also a nice bonus.)
* [[http://anime.adultfanfiction.net/story.php?no=600041040 Sinners]]: A bit indirect with this one: It doesn't have its own page here[[hottip:*:Yet]], but if it hadn't been mentioned on [[FetishFuel/{{Ptitlei015gc004kw4}} Fetish Fuel]], I never would have heard of it.
* {{Sinfest}}: I'd never have thought a comic about [[HornyDevils succubi]] could warm my heart so much.

[[AC:@/PhoenixFire]]:
All sorts of stuff, especially webcomics, FreewareGames, and anime and manga of various flavors. But if there's one thing that makes up for the hours and hours of my life this place has sucked away, it's that it introduced me to ''DarkerThanBlack''. Other highlights:
* [=~D.Gray-man~=]
* Manga/FullmetalAlchemist
* {{Baccano}}
* NeonGenesisEvangelion
* SuzumiyaHaruhi
* WhenTheyCry ({{Higurashi}} and ''VisualNovel/UminekoNoNakuKoroNi'', the latter of which is now also providing [[CrowningMusicOfAwesome at least half of my music]])
* CodeGeass
* {{Watchmen}}
* {{Sandman}}
* The CodexAlera
* {{Warhammer 40K}} stuff, particularly CiaphasCain
* {{MST3K}}
* DwarfFortress
* VideoGame/ExitFate and VideoGame/LastScenario
* {{Okami}}
* YumeNikki
* Webcomic/GunnerkriggCourt
* Webcomic/GirlGenius
* Webcomic/SchlockMercenary
* {{DMFA}}
* AntiheroForHire
* DoctorHorriblesSingAlongBlog
* WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender
* Fanfic/ShinjiAndWarhammer40K. As well as both the things that went into it...
And a lot more that aren't on my "All-Time Favorites" list. In return, I shall continue to [[EntryPimp spread the gospel of]] all of the above, as well as ''TheDresdenFiles'', which despite my campaign of adding examples everywhere [[TropeOverdosed never seems to be on every trope list it should be]].

[[AC: @/{{Pokenatic}}]]
* Series/DoctorWho
* SpiceAndWolf
* {{Manga/ARIA}}
* MariaHolic
* Manga/{{Saki}}
* TokyoMagnitude8
* IWannaBeTheGuy

[[AC: @/{{PrincessGwenevere}}]]
* YumeNikki (And a love for indy games.)
* TrueRemembrance (And a love for {{Visual Novel}}s)
* WebOriginal/ThatGuyWithTheGlasses
* Literature/GoodOmens
* {{Ever17}} (Took me forever to find, download, and install that game, but totally worth it.)
* DesuDesBrigade
* MarbleHornets
* TheBirthdayMassacre

[[AC: @/ProgenyExMachina]]
* WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender: I wasn't convinced by the commercials. I was by TV Tropes.
* BenDrowned: I had read the original {{creepypasta}}, but had no idea there was more to it.
* [[{{Livejournal}} Fandom!Secrets]]
* Series/{{Firefly}}: After some [[ZigZaggedTrope zig-zagging]]. [[hottip:*:HypeAversion --> masochistic fascination --> "well, it sounds like it'd be worth a shot, at least." In true [[ZigZaggedTrope Zig-Zagged Trope]] fashion, the eventual finale of "okay, I need to see this now" was sparked by, of all things, a fanvid mentioned in passing on a TroperTales page.]]
* TheHalfWorld
* {{HHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH}}: An [[InvertedTrope inversion]]. As far as I'm aware, I was the first to mention this fic here on TV Tropes.
* MarbleHornets: Erm...[[ParanoiaFuel thanks?]]
* {{Misfile}}
* MyImmortal: Which in turn got me hooked on the [[SturgeonsLaw "genre"]], opening the gateway to other SoBadItsGood fics.
* VideoGame/{{Portal}}
* QuestionableContent

[[AC: @/{{RatOfSteel}}]]
* IWannaBeTheGuy - Curse you, Kayin, for making such an awesomely addictive game! Getting my ass [[strike:repeatedly kicked]] torn apart, set on fire, then stomped into oblivion never felt so good.
* ''MyImmortal'' - ''[[BrainBleach * shudder* ]]''
* QuestionableContent - Damn it, Faye. Just hook the hell up with Angus already!

[[AC: @/{{RichardJ}}]]
* WebOriginal/SCPFoundation - via the HighOctaneNightmareFuel page. Trust me, if you want to sleep anytime soon, don't start reading. You'll either be creeped out of your mind, or unable to stop reading the list (this happened to me, I even ended up writing a couple...)
* TheSalvationWar - Best summed up by the tagline: 'When all Hell breaks loose on Earth, all Earth breaks loose on Hell'. If you didn't get that, the story involves a 21st Century army ''busting into Hell and blowing Satan and his armies apart''. And then they go after the man upstairs.

[[AC: @/{{Rpgingmaster}}]]
* SuperRobotWars - I was already a fan. This wiki just made my passion for it go OverNineThousand.

[[AC: @/{{Ryusui}}]]
* {{Chrononauts}}: Someone posted a ''{{Chrononauts}}'' example in my TimeCrash trope. I started doing my research and now I can't wait for December, when the new edition comes out. Until then, I'll have to be satisfied with [[http://zenith.homelinux.net/chrononauts/ Chrononauts PC]].
* Literature/{{Discworld}}: I had heard of it before TVTropes, though I dare say TVTropes was my incentive to start reading them. ''{{Discworld/Hogfather}}'' was the last one I read, and with two more on the way in the near future, I better get back to catching up.
* FrankenFran: I'll admit it: I usually avoid fansubs and scanslations like the plague. The words "GratuitousJapanese" usually do not ''begin'' to describe them in my experience: by the time I'm done banging my head against all the translation notes, I begin to wonder what the point in calling it a ''translation'' was to begin with. This said, TVTropes made me curious enough to give FrankenFran a look...plenty of {{Squick}} and NightmareFuel to go around, but good stuff in the absence of a translation of ''PetShopOfHorrors'' that I can trust (that's right, Tokyopop's just as bad as the fansubbies IMHO).
* LiarGame: Like ''FrankenFran'', only with ''this'' series I'm silently raging at why no one's picked this excellent series up for the U.S. yet. Imagine ''Leverage'' (or perhaps more properly ''WhiteCollar'') meets the early volumes of ''[=~Yu-Gi-Oh!~=]'' with a bit of ''Manga/DeathNote'' for flavor.

[[AC:@/{{Saieras}}]]
* ''AdvanceWars''
* ''WesternAnimation/AdventureTime''. Haven't watched it for a while, but it was still fun.
* ''FireEmblem''
* ''GoldenSun''
* ''MagicalGirlLyricalNanoha''
* ''MahouSenseiNegima''
* ''{{Moetan}}''
* ''SuperRobotWars'', which got me to appreciate HumongousMecha and convinced me to watch...
** ''BrainPowerd''
** ''FullMetalPanic''
** ''GGundam'', now one of my favorite shows.
** ''GundamSEED''
** ''KuroganeNoLinebarrel''
** ''MartianSuccessorNadesico''
** ''MobileSuitGundam''
** ''NeonGenesisEvangelion''
** ''{{Zeorymer}}'', which I looked into due to this site's apparent disdain for it. Aside from anticlimactic battles and the manga's GratuitousRape, it's actually not that bad.
* WebOriginal/ThatGuyWithTheGlasses
* ''ComicBook/{{Watchmen}}''
* And about half the items on the Horrible pages.

[[AC:@/{{sanfranman91}}:]]
* ''VideoGame/AmnesiaTheDarkDescent'': Thanks to TvTropes' references to this game, I still have nightmares of Mr. Face stalking me. Was it worth it? '''ABSOLUTELY.'''
* ''WebOriginal/TheAngryVideoGameNerd'': As a fan of WebOriginal/TheNostalgiaCritic, I wondered if his rival was any good. After reading TVTropes, I watched a few episodes. Since that day, I've converted into a member of the AVGN fandom and would probably root for him if he ever battled WebOriginal/TheNostalgiaCritic again (even though I still watch the latter).
* Any movie with '''BrianBlessed!!!'''
* ''{{Gantz}}'': And boy, did [[GrowingTheBeard the manga take off after volume 10.]] Thanks fellow tropers for the recommendation!
* JamProject would not be on my iPhone if it weren't for the CrowningMusicOfAwesome page.
* ''KamenRider'': Nothing like good {{Tokusatsu}} to make you feel like a kid again. '''HENSHIN!'''
* ''LetTheRightOneIn'': Who knew a ToyShip between a boy and a vampire would make such an amazing love (and horror) story?
* ''The08thMSTeam'': Seriously, after reading the review and examples from this OVA, I gave this short series a try. BEST. GUNDAM. OVA. EVER. (Well... the twelfth episode was kind of unnecessary. I could see why {{Toonami}} kept it out of their broadcasts.)
* ''NeonGenesisEvangelion'': A timeless classic that I would have otherwise overlooked.
* ''VisionOfEscaflowne'': Again, another timeless classic that shouldn't be forgotten.
* ''WolfsRain'': This is one of my favorite shows of all time, in any genre. And I would've never heard of it if it wasn't for TVTropes.


[[AC:@/SapphireFlame:]]
* ''TengenToppaGurrenLagann'': I only started watching it because the wiki kept constantly talking about it and I wanted to see it for myself. I was not disappointed.
* ''Webcomic/OrderOfTheStick'': Again, a great decision.
* ''DanAndMabsFurryAdventures''
* ''WebOriginal/ZeroPunctuation''
* ''WebOriginal/ThatGuyWithTheGlasses''
* I'm not sure if this counts, but quite a few songs on my Ipod would not be there if it weren't for the CrowningMusicOfAwesome page.

[[AC: @/{{Scialen}}]]
* ''{{Watchmen}}'' finally built the bridge between damn fine writing and comics (yes, I know it is a Graphic Novel, but for me, this blend of comic-style art and fiction led me to have Watchmen as the very ''definition'' of Graphic Novel).
* ''PlanescapeTorment''. Seriously. I am a fan of [=RPG=]s but this is just blowing my mind.
* ''SuzumiyaHaruhi''

[[AC:@/{{Sen}}]]
* ''VideoGame/EarthBound''
* ''Anime/{{FLCL}}''
* ''Literature/GoodOmens''
* ''{{Nextwave}}''
* ''{{Runaways}}''
* ''{{Screenwipe}}''
* ''TheLastStarfighter''

[[AC: @/{{Serperoth}}]]
* ''{{Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann}}''
* ''{{My Immortal}}''
* Rekindled my interest in ''Literature/{{Discworld}}''

[[AC:@/{{Shaon}}]]
* ''NaruTaru''
* ''SailorNothing''
* ''YuMeDream''
I have weird tastes, don't hate.

[[AC:@/ShotgunNinja]]
* WebOriginal/ThatGuyWithTheGlasses, and [[WebOriginal/AtopTheFourthWall everyone]] [[WebOriginal/TheSpoonyExperiment involved]]
* ''MahouSenseiNegima''
* ''SuzumiyaHaruhi''
* ''SoulEater''
* ''HistorysStrongestDiscipleKenichi''
* ''KeychainOfCreation''
* ''BrawlInTheFamily''
* ''IrregularWebcomic'' and ''DarthsAndDroids''
* {{AMV Hell}}, and through it, ''AzumangaDaioh'' and ''OnePiece''

[[AC:@/{{sgtangua4}}]]
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Avatar the Last Airbender}}''
* ''{{Bleach}}''
* ''Series/{{Doctor Who}}''
* ''Series/{{Firefly}}''
* ''{{Sandman}}''
* ''Comicbook/{{Watchmen}}''
* ''Anime/ReadOrDie''
* ''CodeGeass'' - I have the first two light novels.
* ''{{Vision of Escaflowne}}'' [[http://www.youtube.com/user/hbi2k hbi2k]] certainly helped.
* ''MetalGearSolid''
* ''KingdomHearts''
* ''Literature/GoodOmens''

[[AC:@/{{Sijo}}]]
* Webcomics: Webcomic/OrderOfTheStick,TheGodsOfArrKelaan, Webcomic/GirlGenius
* In fact I check TVT regularly just to discover series I've never heard of (in any media.)

[[AC:@/{{SirMegaTowel}}]]
* AxisPowersHetalia
* VinlandSaga
* WebOriginal/SCPFoundation
* DoctorHorriblesSingAlongBlog
* BillyVsSNAKEMAN

[[AC:@/{{Skazka}}]]
* ''Comicbook/{{Watchmen}}''
* ''{{Sandman}}'' (well, got me back into it)
* ''TanzDerVampire''
* ''{{Elisabeth}}''
* ''Bite Me!''
* TheVampireChronicles
* KimNewman
* ''SweeneyTodd''
* ''StarTrek''
* ''Fanfic/DumbledoresArmyAndTheYearOfDarkness''
* ''Film/{{Labyrinth}}'' (again)

[[AC: @/{{Skrim}}]]
* ''OrionsArm'': Saw it first on the NoTranshumanismAllowed page (the one work which averted the trope, mocked it, shot at it with antimatter missiles and threw it into a black hole). I already had some transhumanist vibes, so I naturally explored the work and got hooked.
* ''BattleForWesnoth'': Looking for freeware games.
* ''GroundControl'': Same.
* ''Webcomic/OrderOfTheStick'': How can you not run into that here?
* ''Webcomic/GunnerkriggCourt'': Not sure how I found this.
* ''DarthsAndDroids'': The image on MinMaxing.
* ''DMOfTheRings'': The image on CallThatAFormation.
* ''TheSilmarillion'': Got there from the LordOfTheRings page.
* ''Film/ThePrincessBride'': {{Hello}}. MyNameIsInigoMontoya. YouKilledMyFather. PrepareToDie.
* ''{{QI}}'': Again not sure.

[[AC: @/{{Sneebs}}]]
* Anime
** RahXephon - This series reintroduced me to the series I once noticed in the movie store but [[AnimationAgeGhetto I was too afraid to rent in front of my dad]]. I'm glad it did.
** PrincessTutu - A series I'd brush off as frivolous fluff, the good word of many a troper won me over.

[[AC: @/{{Solandra}}]]
* WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender: After experiencing HypeAversion, I finally got around to checking it out. It really ''is'' one of the best WesternAnimation series ever. Maybe not 100% perfect, but much better and more entertaining than 90% of TV shows out there.
* AxisPowersHetalia: I'm not ashamed to admit that I like the series, and it was pretty much curiosity about where all these cool-sounding references to anthropomorphic personifications of countries were coming from that drew me into it.
* BridgeOfBirds: I am eternally grateful to the troper who put it on the Gush page for Literature, because that was what made me decide to check it out and find out that it isn't as epic as s/he made it sound...it's even ''more'' epic.
* Literature/GoodOmens: The page for the book made it sound like a fun and quirky book, so I borrowed it from the library. And of course, it turned out to be exactly the kind of book I love. Not to mention that it introduced me to...
* NeilGaiman: I wouldn't even have ''heard'' of him if it were not for this website. He's now one of my favorite authors.
* And a ton of {{webcomic}}s (ElGoonishShive, Webcomic/GirlGenius, Webcomic/GunnerkriggCourt, KhaosKomix...), thanks to tropers {{Entry Pimp}}ing the hell out of them.

[[AC:@/SpaceJawa]]
* ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender''
* ''JusticeLeague''
* Any AbridgedSeries I watch, though I may have gotten into those through a different source.

[[AC:@/{{Specialist290}}]]
I can blame TV Tropes for getting me interested in:
* {{Touhou}}
* Literature/{{Discworld}}
* Series/{{Firefly}}
* TheyMightBeGiants
* CowboyBebop
* GunslingerGirl
* Countless other anime that I doubtless never would have seen if I hadn't heard of them here. To a lesser extent, {{Anime}} in general, although I had watched a few of my friend's before finding this site.

[[AC: @/{{SpiriTsunami}}]]
Just about every webcomic I've ever checked out (and there are a ''lot'' of them), either directly or through links provided by those Project Wonderful ads on so many of the comics' sites. Also...
* ''Series/{{Firefly}}'' (and also ''{{Dollhouse}}'', sort of -- I've watched that show from the beginning, but only got so hyped up about it before it debuted due to the rave reviews here for Whedon's earlier work)
* ''MagicalGirlLyricalNanoha''
* ''LuckyStar''
* ''CodeGeass''
* ''{{Touhou}}''
* ''KodomoNoJikan''
* ''HayateTheCombatButler''
* ''ShakuganNoShana''
* ''{{Empowered}}''
* ''{{Runaways}}''
* [[http://pokedex.deviantart.com/ This]].
* [[http://board8.wikia.com/wiki/Main_Page This, too]].

[[AC: @/StardustRain]]
* WesternAnimation/AdventureTime
* FreaksAndGeeks
* Scribblenauts
* DeadLikeMe
* SummerWars
* Otherworld
* SnowCrash
* ARIA
* DennouCoil
* ScandinaviaAndTheWorld
* TheTerribleSecretOfAnimalCrossing
* ImprovEverywhere

[[AC: @/SunnyV]]
* {{xkcd}}
* ''AzumangaDaioh''
* ''{{Yotsubato}}''
* ''GunslingerGirl''
* ''SerialExperimentsLain''
* ''CowboyBebop''

[[AC:@/SweetMadness]]
* ''FireEmblem'' (The series that convinced me that turn-based strategy RPG's can be ''awesome''.)
* ''TengenToppaGurrenLagann'' (I really cannot thank this wiki enough for convincing me to watch this series.)
* ''{{Bleach}}''
* ''Webcomic/GirlGenius''
* ''Webcomic/GunnerkriggCourt''
* ''Webcomic/OrderOfTheStick''
* ''{{Sandman}}'' (and really, comic books in general)
* ''Literature/{{Discworld}}'' (As with Gurren Lagann, I cannot thank you all enough for introducing me to these books)
* ''{{Warhammer40k}}'' and multiple other RPG settings/systems
* TheDresdenFiles

[[AC: @/Taneb]]
I arrived from IrregularWebcomic and DarthsAndDroids (which, for those curious, I got via MurderousMaths) and from here went all over the place
* ElGoonishShive
* Webcomic/{{Freefall}}
* MSPaintAdventures
** From MSPaintAdventures I got into:
** Series/{{Firefly}}
** MarbleHornets
** {{Minecraft}}
* {{Scribblenauts}}
* TheWotch
** {{Cheer}}
* And a whole bunch of other stuff

[[AC: @/{{Tandra88}}]]
Believe it or not, I found TVTropes from...TheOtherWiki. Yep, all because I hit the random article button. After that, the rest was history. Here are my addictions:
* WebOriginal/YuGiOhTheAbridgedSeries: Oh yes. I was searching about YuGiOh5Ds on the site when I ran across the title. I clicked it, followed the link to LittleKuriboh's channel. However, it was blocked, so I watched the series on the official page and fell in love with it. It also lead me to...
* YuGiOh: Yep. I got into the YuGioh fandom in 5Ds and knew absolutely nothing about the original. Combined with the Abridged Series and TVTropes, it's one of the things I can recite from memory! [[spoiler: still working on finishing the series however.]]
* AxisPowersHetalia: [[AxisPowersHetalia Hetalia...sweet, sweet, Hetalia...]]
* MyImmortal: Wishing I could get that time back...
* DragonBallAbridged: Half to this site, half to YuGiOh.
* TheTerribleSecretOfAnimalCrossing: Please, whatever you do, if you want to keep your view of AnimalCrossing carefree and happy--as it should be--don't ever read this. Then lie down. [[ThisIsSparta You. Will. Regret. It]].
* HyakujitsuNoBara: Stumbled upon it and decided to read the manga online. Best couple of hours of my life.


[[AC: @/TheStray]]
Came here through Google looking for information on the term SeriesBible. Since that time I've been introduced to:
* JonathanStrangeAndMrNorrell
* DarthsAndDroids
* DMOfTheRings
* Webcomic/GirlGenius
* Webcomic/TheAdventuresOfDrMcNinja
* ElGoonishShive
* TheMelancholyOfHaruhiSuzumiya
* {{Scrubs}}
* WebOriginal/ZeroPunctuation
* Sought out Series/DoctorWho (I was aware of it, but hadn't seen more than a few episodes of the new series)
* And, in a roundabout way (TV Tropes introduced me to Girl Genius, which introduced me to Othar's Twitter) inspired me to write TheTaleOfGavenMorren.

[[AC: @/TheTallOne]]
* WebOriginal/ThatGuyWithTheGlasses
* Webcomic/OrderOfTheStick
* XKCD
* StarTrek (I'd heard of it, just never seen it...)
* Music/UltimateShowdownOfUltimateDestiny (Which I now have memorized)
* TONS of music. Just tons.

[[AC: @/TinaBanina96]]
Tv Tropes has dragged me into a few fandoms, and by extension of that, into others. It's also made me more interested in them than I was before, and relive and re-watch old series or things I only had a passing interest in.

* AxisPowersHetalia (This actually became my biggest fandom. Honestly, I love it so much. Without TV Tropes, I never ever ever ever would have gotten into it. Now I'm a really active member of the community, and even on a bunch o some of the Hetalia Trope pages :D)
* DragonBallZAbridged
* JusticeLeague
* {{Naruto}} (Reignited my devotion to this!)
* OrderOfTheStick
* WolverineAndTheXMen
* XMenEvolution
* XMenTheAnimatedSeries

[[AC: @/ToaNovu]]
This site acted as my gateway drug into anime and manga. It started with innocent little Fruits Basket around three years ago. Since then, either directly or inderectly because of this site, I have watched and/or read the entirety of (or what is out to this point in the case of ongoing series):

* TwentiethCenturyBoys
* {{Akira}}
* {{Arago}}
* {{Baccano}}
* {{Basquash}}
* {{Bleach}}
* BunnyDrop
* CodeGeass
* CowboyBebop
* DeadmanWonderland
* Manga/DeathNote
* DennouCoil
* DragonBall
* {{Durarara}}
* FruitsBasket
* Anime/FullmetalAlchemist
* [[Manga/FullmetalAlchemist Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood]]
* FullMetalPanic
* Interstella5555
* JyuOhSei
* LightNovel/KinosJourney
* MobileSuitGundam
* MyNeighborTotoro
* Anime/{{Monster}}
* {{Naruto}}
* {{One Piece}}}
* OuranHighSchoolHostClub
* PandoraHearts
* PetShopOfHorrors
* PonyoOnACliffByTheSea
* PrincessJellyfish
* PrincessTutu
* PumpkinScissors
* RurouniKenshin
* SoulEater
* SpiritedAway
* TengenToppaGurrenLagann
* {{Trigun}}
* VisionOfEscaflowne
* WolfsRain
* [=~Yotsuba&!~=]
* YuYuHakusho

[[AC: Tropers/TheToonGeekette]]
* Webcomic/OrderOfTheStick
* RevolutionaryGirlUtena
* AstroCity (the "Confession" storyline is now my favorite comic book story ever)
* WebOriginal/ZeroPunctuation (even though I lost interest after the Sims 3 review)
* NeonGenesisEvangelion (even though I personally find it overrated)
* PrincessTutu
* AMVHell
* {{Narbonic}}
* {{Deadpool}}
* {{Nextwave}}
* {{Sonichu}}, much to my dismay
* DarthsAndDroids
* Webcomic/{{Shortpacked}}
* KungFuPanda - I'd been skeptical when I saw the trailer, but the praise I kept seeing here got me to finally watch it.
* SailorMoonAbridged
* Literature/{{Discworld}}
* Literature/GoodOmens
* YTheLastMan
* {{Bone}}
* KidRadd
* ScandinaviaAndTheWorld
* WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic

[[AC:@/{{toalordsothe}}]]
* ''AnsemRetort''... just AnsemRetort.
* ''TengenToppaGurrenLagann''
* ''VideoGame/TheWorldEndsWithYou''
* ''SamuraiChamploo''
* ''SomethingPositive''
* ''{{Naruto}}''
* ''{{Deadpool}}''

TV Tropes also turned me on to ''TheyMightBeGiants'' so thanks for that as well.

[[AC: Tropers/{{Trebor}}]]

* AzumangaDaioh
* CreatureFeature
* {{Daria}}
* FranzFerdinand
* {{Lights}}
* SuzumiyaHaruhi
* {{xkcd}}

[[AC:Tropers/TwinBird]]
* Freaking ''WebComic/{{Homestuck}}''!
* ''VideoGame/CaveStory''.
* ''{{QI}}''. Not that... I've actually been watching more than the short promos inexplicably posted on BBC Worldwide... that would be illegal, after all... *cough*.
** By extension, {{Panel Show}}s in general. Who knew that ''WhoseLineIsItAnyway'' was part of a genre, and a pretty bland example at that? (...other than everyone living outside, or who has ever been outside, or who is aware there is a world outside the US, or who regularly listens to NPR or one of a number of other stations...)
** Also, ''ABitOfFryAndLaurie''... God, what ''happened'' to Hugh?
* ''DanAndMabsFurryAdventures''
* Got me back into ''Webcomic/GirlGenius'' after almost half a decade, having been put off in the early web days by the whole "basic material"/"advanced class" thing.
* ''ExcelSaga'', ''waaay'' back in the day.
* ''HaruhiSuzumiya''... [[FanMyopia of course]].

[[AC:[[Tropers.TwosComplement Two's Complement]]]]
* MSPaintAdventures
* ElGoonishShive
* {{Touhou}}
* WindomXP
* IWannaBeTheGuy (Unfortunately).
* YumeNikki [[hottip:*:Well, not entirely. My friend found a gameplay video on the related videos of the Japanese falcon punch/kirby remix. I forgot about it for a month, then suddenly found a link to "Yume Nikki" on TVTropes and somehow knew it was the same game. It was]].
* BoboboboBobobo
* RanmaOneHalf
* {{Tsukihime}}
* SayaNoUta

[[AC:@/{{Umbee}}]]
* ''ArTonelico''. Never actually been able to play it due to not owning a [=PS2=], but I know as much about it as I can without owning any of the games.
* ''BasicInstructions''
* EmilieAutumn
* ''YumeNikki''
* ''ChoppingBlock''

[[AC: @/UnknownTroper]]
* ''DragonAge: Origins''
* ''{{X-COM}}''
* ''TheDresdenFiles''
* ''CodexAlera''
* ''TheLastDaysOfFoxhound''
* ''HaveIGotNewsForYou''
* ''BlazBlue''

[[AC: @/{{Vilui}}]]
* ''MaiHime'' -- has now become my favourite anime
* ''{{Megatokyo}}'' -- has now become my favourite webcomic
* ''RedString''
* ''SailorNothing''

[[AC: @/{{Wackd}}]]
* ''{{Multiplex}}''
* ''[[OneOverZero 1/0]]''
* ''{{XKCD}}''
* ''Literature/{{Discworld}}''
* ''{{Clerks}}'' -- and, by extension, the ViewAskewniverse
* ''Webcomic/{{Order of the Stick}}'' is an odd example, in that a somewhat annoying but well-meaning friend of mine started ranting about it over the phone to me once and to shut him up I promised I'd check it out. Months later, with that conversation long forgotten, I found TV Tropes, fell in love with ''Webcomic/{{Order of the Stick}}'' and was able to be honest with him when he asked me if I'd looked at it.
** I had a similar experience with ''Series/{{Firefly}}'', having heard of its awesomeness all over the web but only being tempted to watch it once I came here.
* ''{{Loserz}}''
* {{Walkyverse}}
* WebOriginal/ThatGuyWithTheGlasses -- and, by extension, ''WebOriginal/AtopTheFourthWall''
* ''{{Daria}}''

[[AC:@/{{Wanderingmagus}}]]
* ''Manga/FullmetalAlchemist''
* ''{{El Goonish Shive}}''
* ''{{Misfile}}''

[[AC:Tropers/WolfMoonRising]]
* PrincessTutu
* ThreeWorldsCollide
* OneOverZero

[[AC:Tropers/YvannaIrie (in order of "whatever pops into my head")]]
* ElGoonishShive - saw it mentioned, decided to check it out
* GunnerkriggCourt - same story, ''then'' had a friend recommend it to me
* Anime/AngelBeats - ditto
* Literature/{{Durarara}} - ditto
* CuantaVida (and by extension pretty much the entirety of VideoGame/TeamFortress2) - Abusing the "Random" button enough, then taking a WikiWalk
* Anime/TengenToppaGurrenLagann (anyone surprised?) - Well I ''had'' to find out what the whole fuss was about, didn't I?
* {{Homestuck}} through which MSPaintAdventures - ditto
* LastDaysOfFOXHOUND (This comic here? My headcanon. [[SincerityMode Thank you]] for cracking up ''MetalGearSolid'' for me, TvTropes!) - Some way through the "related" on MetalGearSolid
* HalfLife and the episodes. ESPECIALLY the episodes. - Binged CrowningMomentOfAwesome, multiple mentions, had to play
* MassEffect - Spoiled parts of the plot to myself, had to find out what the hell was going on otherwise
* KinkMeme|s in general - especially the WebOriginal/ThatGuyWithTheGlasses KinkMeme that reindoctrinated me to the site (and as a side-effect had me making friends with a lot of awesome folk)

[[AC: @/{{Zenning}}]]
* Literature/{{Discworld}}: An amazing series that this troper enjoys thanks to TV Tropes.. Only half a year since his introduction, and he owns 30 of the series books.
* Fanfic/{{Shinji And Warhammer 40 K}}: The series introduced this troper to the idea that yes.. Fanfiction can actually be worth reading.
* {{Ciaphas Cain}}: This trope always been a fan of the {{Cowardly Lion}}, and {{Lighter and Softer}}. I also like Warhammer, so when he heard about the series here, he went out and bought The Hero of the Imperium. No regrets.

[[AC:Tropers/{{Zerky}}]]
* Webcomic/GunnerkriggCourt: A fortunate introduction. Less fortunate was the introduction to the infuriating written [=QAs=] with the writer.
* HaruhiSuzumiya: Her only regret is watching it in the broadcast order.
* Literature/AFistfulOfSky: Obscure book is obscure. zerky actually had to buy this one used from a seller in another country.
* TheVampireDiaries: Given all its parallels to Twilight and her own militant HypeAversion, this is a pleasure so guilty it makes zerky feel as if she is taking pleasure in [[Series/{{Firefly}} sodomizing and eating someone's freshly-murdered body]] while watching this. That said... OMGCAROLINE

[[AC:Tropers/{{Zfish9}}]]
* AntiheroforHire: Only read a few so far
* Webcomic/EightBitTheater: also only read a few here
* ElGoonishShive: I think it was the image on the FlatWhat page...
* HaruhiSuzumiya: One of the multiple series that I've just wondered what the hell it was about and why it's so popular.
* HigurashiNoNakuKoroNi: Learned about this after I got into K:BDH below. it's my current obsession.
* Fanfic/KyonBigDamnHero: Found this after getting into Haruhi and hitting the "random page" button a few times.
* LuckyStar: I haven't decided yet if i'm going to watch this yet. I havn't found the time.
* OmamoriHimari: One link lead to another... the caption under the image didn't help me not read it.
* OneOverZero: 1003 comic ArchiveBinge in 3 days...ish.
* Webcomic/OrderOfTheStick: From the, [[SarcasmMode of all pages]], LampshadeHanging page.
->'''Hobgoblin''': Supreme Leader, I have that lampshade you requested.
->'''Red Cloak''': [[LampshadeHanging Just hang it anywhere]].

[[AC:Tropers/{{IEnjoyAcidPops}}]]
* {{Glee}}. One insanely popular show I didn't know what the fuss was about until I watched the pilot while home [[BlatantLies sick]] from school after browsing Tropes...and I'm glad I did.
* Like many tropers on this page, I discovered {{xkcd}} through this site.
* The friggin PercyJacksonAndTheOlympians books, man. I'm insanely addicted.

to:

\n[[AC: @/45xxx]]\nTvTropes has quickly become the website I visit the most (after it was mentioned on WebOriginal/AtopTheFourthWall)... however, I use the internet so much that I consider it a replacement to television, you can take that statement for what it's worth.\n[[index]]
* ''BobAndGeorge''
TVTropesAsAGateWayDrug/TropersAToC
* ''BrawlInTheFamily''
TVTropesAsAGateWayDrug/TropersDToK
* ''DarkwingDuck'' (in truth, TvTropes was HALF of the reason I got into this show)
TVTropesAsAGateWayDrug/TropersLToR
* ''FreemansMind''
* ''{{Homestuck}}''
* ''{{Loserz}}''
* ''MarbleHornets''
* ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'': After reading the pages for the [[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS1E1MareInTheMoon two]] [[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS1E2ElementsOfHarmony part]] pilot at around 3AM in August (2011, at time of writing), I decided to look up the episodes on {{YouTube}}. And now I'm a brony. In fact, thanks to discovering their pages here, I also really love the following fan fics:
** ''FanFic/AhAintGotNoAckcent''
** ''FanFic/ItsADangerousBusinessGoingOutYourDoor''
** ''Fanfic/TheLightInTheDarkness''
** ''FanFic/OnACrossAndArrow''
** ''FanFic/ThePartyNeverEnded''
** ''FanFic/PastSins''
** ''FanFic/PonyPOVSeries''
** ''FanFic/TimeLordsAndTerror''
** ''Fanfic/TheVinylScratchTapes''
* ''Webcomic/{{Order of the Stick}}''
* ''SuperSmashBros.'': I originally only had one game, ''Super Smash Bros. Brawl''. But after I read the game series' page, I got '''really''' hooked, and now currently own all three games.
* ''{{XKCD}}'' (not 100% sure)

[[AC:@/AckSed]]
This is what the wiki is for - feeding my ArchiveBinge tendencies. I seem to seek out the little gems that no-one has heard of, and that I have a devil of a time convincing people to read/watch.
* ''AvatarTheLastAirbender'': Natch. I wasn't disappointed, either. I should say that it isn't anime - there's far too many Western animation elements for that. This also introduced me to shipping and the cracky goodness of CAPSLOCK livejournal communities.
* ''Webcomic/TheAdventuresOfDrMcNinja''
* ''IrresponsibleCaptainTylor'': It's a crying shame this isn't well-known. I love Tylor.
* ''Runaways''
* ''ElGoonishShive''
* ''{{Empowered}}'': I really do read it for the story. My experience went like this: "Ooh sexy woman with clothing damage, must read." - Later - "Okay, fanservice that reduces the subject to a quivering wreck is not funny." - Later - "[[{{WAFF}} Thugboy/Emp OTP for evah, yo!]]"
* ''{{Deadpool}}''
* ''{{PS238}}'': NeedsMoreLove. ''{{Peanuts}}'' kids with superpowers, the Charlie Brown analogue is a WeirdnessMagnet, but receives training to survive. What's not to love?
* ''SailorNothing'': Was my first introduction to DarkerAndEdgier.
* ''Literature/TheActsOfCaine'': Had to resort to a sneaky copy, 'cause it isn't out in UK-land, but I'm glad I did.
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Ben 10}}'': I liked the sound of it, so I got a copy of this to watch it with my nephew.
* ''LooneyTunes'': Was already a fan, but finding them was another matter.
* ''LuckyStar'': Read of Minoru's epic freakout and watched it just to see him go off. As a side-effect, I now have PSL for Kuroi-sensei and want to go to Japan to check out Maiden's Road.
* ''Webcomic/{{Order of the Stick}}''
* TomLehrer: "The Masochism Tango", what else? Thank you TVTropes, for introducing me to his songs.
* ''NoBra'': Never have I felt so confused about my sexuality. Yuki... sexy... but... GUY! ...but ...sexy...
* ''OmamoriHimari'': Catgirls never did it for me, but aggressive, playful samurai catgirl? Yes.
* ''AquaKnight'': I was pleasantly surprised to see the author of ''BattleAngelAlita'' had tried his hand at LowFantasy, and done it ''well''.
* Fanfiction in general, specifically the FanficRecommendations for ''MahouSenseiNegima'' and ''{{Bleach}}'' ("Uninvited Guests" is the funniest fanfic ever. ''EVER'').
* ''TheLuciferAndBiscuitHammer'': {{Villain Protagonist}}s? In my whimsical end-of-the-world-is-nigh manga? It's more readable than you think.
* ''CiaphasCain'': Read its quote/entry on {{Dojikko}}, then the entry itself, then went straight out and bought the Hero of the Imperium collection. I'm becoming interested in tabletop {{Warhammer 40000}} and the other novels as a side effect -- the BeyondTheImpossible setting pleases me.
* ''MysteriousGirlfriendX'': Read the entry, thought the concept was weird, unique and cool, checked it out and started reading.
* ''GaoGaiGar'': From WhatDoYouMeanItsNotAwesome?
* ''MysteryScienceTheatre3000'': I'd never watched this before apart from the movie, but now... well, all the quotes made me check it out, though I'm not masochistic enough to sit through really bad movies, even if they generated the best snarking. One of these days I will actually sit through a full episode rather than hunting out "Best-of" clips.
* ''QuestionableContent'': Can't remember where I read about it, but it was on this wiki.
* ''{{Dollhouse}}'': Watched up to the third episode because it was a Whedon series, then dropped it because it didn't engage me. Gave it one more try when it started popping up in other entries, and pushed through to the other side of ep. 6.
* ''KimiNiTodoke'': The [[http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/conversations.php?topic=00000000000000000000002v forums]] were gushing about it, I checked it out, fell for it, ''hard'', and became that thread's most enthusiastic poster. Produced the most emotional reaction I've had to an anime ''ever''. A refreshingly straight love story -- no hilarious misunderstandings, no contrived stupidity and it makes ''sense''.
* ''Manga/AiKora'': ''LoveHina'' starring Great {{Fetish}} Pervert Onizuka. What's not to love?
* ''BGataHKei'': First episode is a living nightmare of ClicheStorm hell, but you soon pass through to the sweet sex comedy centre. Another forum find.
* ''BunnyDrop'': Wondering at the odd concept in the entry (someone raising his 6-year-old ''aunt''?), I began reading. What I got was an honest lesson in becoming an adoptive parent. It's the yang to ''[[{{Yotsubato}} Yotsuba's]]'' yin, especially as it averts NotAllowedToGrowUp.
* ''NanaToKaoru'': Three people namechecked this, so what else could I do? I can [[SincerityMode honestly]] say it's been educational.
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Animaniacs}}''/''PinkyAndTheBrain'': With all the quotes, I had to check them out -- I wasn't disappointed. It was very very very very very very very very very very *bonk* funny. My 8-year-old nephew loved it, though he liked PATB more.
* ''TheRenAndStimpyShow'': And this was the one he liked most of all. Seriously, he ''wet himself laughing'' at Powdered Toast Man. I nearly joined him.
* ''{{Para-Ten}}'': A watercoloured webcomic-cum-mood piece that doesn't resemble anything I've seen. The closest comparison would be ''ShadowOfTheColossus'' (SceneryPorn and loneliness).
* ''{{Himawari}}'': One offhand link in the forum led me to this. I would have never even imagined this existed, but here it is. Imagine a {{lighter and softer}} ''{{Naruto}}'' but with all the cool ninja tricks intact. (Later) Ecch, only watch this if you have "Easily Amused" tattooed on your forehead. Looks nice, shows promise but NOTHING HAPPENS.
* ''{{Planetes}}'': In the "Hard SF" thread, the one series that kept popping up was this one. ONE episode - that's all it took for me to fall in fan-love.
* ''Webcomic/GunnerkriggCourt'': I tried - really ''tried'' - not to add more webcomics to my daily list. This little slow-burner made me break that rule. Charming, eerie, expressive UrbanFantasy about a strange girl in a stranger school.
* ''{{Blip}}'': NeedsMoreLove. What looks like "Breezily sarcastic slacker hangs out with her friends" reveals itself to be something more. You know how sometimes you have the feeling that Fate is holding you back? For her - it is.
* ''{{Erfworld}}'': Don't quite remember where, but one of the articles had a link. Tabletop RPG gamer gets transported to a 'game' world (or is it?). He soon discovers that it's not that much fun when you see people die in front of you. ''They'' discover that HumansAreCthulhu.
* ''KenichiTheMightiestDisciple'': Interesting fighting shonen manga that for once tries not to break {{willing suspension of disbelief}} ''and'' has a female lead who ''isn't'' OvershadowedByAwesome.

[[AC: @/AcrossTheStars]]
* ''Series/DoctorWho''
* ''Literature/HonorHarrington''

[[AC: @/AdelePotter]]
* ''EerieCuties'' and ''MagickChicks''
* ''Fanfic/MyImmortal''
* ''LuckyStar''
* ''WebOriginal/ThatGuyWithTheGlasses''

[[AC: @/{{Albertosaurus}}]]
* Quite a lot of WesternAnimation that I might not have watched otherwise. The very idea of a PeripheryDemographic: it might not be aimed at me, but if it's enjoyable enough, who cares?
** ''AvatarTheLastAirbender'': I had seen some isolated season one episodes before, but after seeing it mentioned again and again on this site, I decided that it might be more than just another kids' show and started watching it from the start. Boy am I glad I did.
** ''WesternAnimation/{{Gargoyles}}''
** ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'': Had I been told in the recent past that not only would I soon be watching a ''MyLittlePony'' show, but also greatly enjoy it, I would have laughed at the idea. However, after seeing it mentioned under PeripheryDemographic, I gave it a try and am now officially hooked.
** ''{{Thundercats 2011}}''
** ''WesternAnimation/{{WITCH}}'': Another show that I was aware of, but that I was convinced to watch by this site. I still think the Guardian costumes look ridiculous, though.
* ''BetterDays'': Despite all of its flaws, I found it to be an interesting read.
* ''ChroniclesOfTheKencyrath''
* ''{{Eversion}}'': A real piece of art.
* ''{{Gankutsuou}}'': My first anime series.
* ''IWannaBeTheGuy'': Never managed to get very far, though.
* ''{{Sonichu}}'', much to my dismay.
* ''WebOriginal/ThatGuyWithTheGlasses'': Another site that soaks up so much of my precious spare time...
* ''YouHaveToBurnTheRope''
* ''{{XKCD}}''

[[AC: @/{{Alexduckie}}]]
* {{xkcd}}
* Literature/{{Twilight}} - I wanted to find out what all the fuss was about.
* Manga/FullmetalAlchemist
* CodeGeass
* Manga/DeathNote
* Anime and manga in general, really.
* Comicbooks in general, but especially DarkAge.
* Literature/{{Discworld}}
* And that's just scratching the surface.

[[AC: @/{{Agent Alpha}}]]
* ''Manga/DeathNote'': I'd read tons of references to it here, and all it took was a friend's solid recommendation to get me watching.
* ''Manga/FullmetalAlchemist'': Reading the manga and watching the ''Brotherhood anime.''
* ''{{The Dresden Files}}''
* ''{{Samurai Champloo}}'': Having already seen ''{{Cowboy Bebop}}'', I just had to watch it.
* ''{{Dr Horribles Sing Along Blog}}'': Its {{Trope Overdosed}} nature compelled me!
* ''{{Noir}}''
* ''Webcomic/GunnerkriggCourt'': Again, a combo of site references and friend's enthusiasm drew me.
* ''{{Avatar The Last Airbender}}''

[[AC: @/{{Anathema}}]]
* ''Series/{{Doctor Who}}'': Well, the fact that {{Douglas Adams}} had worked for the show at one point and even used elements from his work there in ''DirkGentlysHolisticDetectiveAgency'' had already piqued my interest, but it was ultimately TV Tropes that got me to watching the show.
* ''Webcomic/{{Order of the Stick}}'': I'd never even heard of it before. Now not only am I addicted, my little brother heard me mention it and decided to have a look. He's a fan now too.
* WebOriginal/ThatGuyWithTheGlasses: Okay, I watched ''{{Ferngully}}'' as a child. I watched it a lot. Someone linked to WebOriginal/TheNostalgiaCritic and WebOriginal/TheNostalgiaChick's review of it . . . and I was hooked to his reviews at least. I probably would have just spent my time watching reviews by the Nostalgia Critic and the Nostalgia Chick reviews if it wasn't for people on this wiki mentioning [[WebOriginal/AtopTheFourthWall Linkara]] . . . so I watched one episode of WebOriginal/{{Atop the Fourth Wall}}, and was hooked. And given the number of crossovers with [[WebOriginal/TheSpoonyExperiment Spoony]] and the awesomeness that is Doctor Insano, I was soon watching WebOriginal/TheSpoonyExperiment as well. I now regularly watch the videos of several other Channel Awesome members as well.
* {{xkcd}}: I'd heard of it before, but it was TV Tropes that got me interested.
* ''{{Thursday Next}}'': Okay, Jasper Fforde is now one of my favorite authors. I'd never even heard of him before.
* ''{{Mystery Science Theater 3000}}'': Oddly enough, I started watching this because of the {{MST}}ed version of ''{{The Eye of Argon}}'' . . . the fact that anyone could turn anything that awful into anything that good in FanFic made it clear that the actual show must be pretty good.
* ''{{Yu-Gi-Oh The Abridged Series}}'': Why on earth would I want to watch a {{gag dub}} of a children's show that I've never watched about a card game I've never played and have no interest in? Gosh, a lot of people on TV Tropes seem to like it, and the first episode is only around four minutes, I might as well see what all the fuss is about . . . and the rest is history as they say.

[[AC: @/{{Andygal}}]]
* DresdenFiles
* TheLongestJourney
* ProtectorsOfThePlotContinuum
* TabletopGame/InNomine

[[AC: @/{{Animaster}}]]
* AzumangaDaioh- Got into it after seeing it mentioned on various pages, didn't finish the entire series, but after seeing the anime, I got into(with the help of an internet friend)...
* {{Yotsuba}}- Technically, I got into it thanks to a friend on BrawlInTheFamily, but TVTropes still had a hand in it.
* {{Chuggaaconroy}}- I was curious as to what an LP was(even though I've read a screenshot LP of PokemonMysteryDungeon before, but I didn't know it was an LP). I found Chuggaaconroy and started watching his videos.

[[AC: @/{{Animenutcase}}]]
* Anime/AngelBeats
* AxisPowersHetalia
* Manga/BlueExorcist
* CorpseParty
* DeadmanWonderland
* VisualNovel/HigurashiNoNakuKoroNi is an inversion. It was while I was looking up stuff on this series that I found Tv Tropes.
* KingdomHearts
* LuxPain
* WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic
* OokamiKakushi
* PennyAndAggie
* {{Persona 3}} and {{Persona 4}}
* PuellaMagiMadokaMagica
* RedString
* And that's just off the top of my head!

[[AC: @/AnthonyMercer]]
* Without this wiki, I'd never have found out about ''HomestarRunner''!

[[AC: @/AryaAdrianiel]]
* ''Manga/DeathNote''
* ''Manga/FullmetalAlchemist''
* ''TheProducers''
* ''BuffyTheVampireSlayer'' and by extension, ''{{Angel}}''.
* '' WebOriginal/TheNostalgiaCritic'' and '' WebOriginal/TheNostalgiaChick''


[[AC: @/{{Aspen}}]]
* TVTropes introduced me to the pure awesomeness that is {{Axis Powers Hetalia}} and from that, the wonders of {{HoYay}}

[[AC:@/AstonishedLemons]]
* {{The Dresden Files}}. What really got me was the example on the DangerouslyGenreSavvy page with Nicodemus and Harry. I'd seen it listed all over the site before that, but that was what actually made me seek out the books.
* {{Kings}}. Unfortunately too good to last, but it's on Hulu.
* ''Series/{{Reaper}}''. Another one cut in its prime, but also on {{Hulu}}.
* {{Series/Merlin}}.
* {{Rifftrax}}
* WebOriginal/ThatGuyWithTheGlasses Nostalgia Critic/Chick for the win!
* ProtectorsOfThePlotContinuum
* Webcomic/OrderOfTheStick.
* DinosaurComics.
* AntiheroForHire.
* AMadnessofAngels and the subsequent books.
* NewYorkMagician and (by extension) the entire Everything2 site.
* TheZombueHunters
* Sorcery101
* TryingHuman
* GarretP.I.
--> So thank you, TvTropes. Thank you for giving me so many new things to love.

[[AC: @/{{AtmosBlitzer}}]]
* However, I don't play/watch any of these games/shows. The sole exception is KingdomOfLoathing.
** ''KingdomOfLoathing''
** ''MagicalGirlLyricalNanoha''
** ''Fanfic/ShinjiAndWarhammer40K'' (Stopped reading around the 20th chapter or so. I don't know why.)
** ''{{Touhou}}''
* And TVTropes got me interested in:
** ''AxisPowersHetalia''
** ''MiraiNikki''

[[AC:Auxdarastrix]]
* ''AxisPowersHetalia''
* ''Hellsing''
* ''InuYasha''
* ''MahouSenseiNegima''
* ''OuranHighSchoolHostClub''
* Also, in general, it is what convinced me that there is more to {{Anime}} and {{Manga}} than [[AllAnimeIsNaughtyTentacles porn]].



[[AC: @/{{Azelf}}]]
* {{Eversion}}
* {{An Untitled Story}}
* {{Seiklus}}
* {{La-Mulana}}

[[AC: @/{{Badgersprite}}]]
* {{Watchmen}} - the original.
* FiftyTwo. And boy am I glad as this served as a GatewaySeries to the DC Universe in general, with the help of wiki pages here.
** GothamCitySirens - I hadn't even heard of until TvTropes.
** GothamCentral likewise. In retrospect, I actually started reading this before FiftyTwo because I knew it was part of the backstory, and it came highly recommended, but while this got me back into comics, I'd say it was FiftyTwo that got me back into superheroes.
* DragonAge. I was considering buying it, but it wasn't until I read about it on the site that I got really excited for its Australian release.
* BatmanTheAnimatedSeries. I'd watched it as a kid but reading entries about it is what made me watch the whole series again.
* MagicalGirlLyricalNanoha.
* WebOriginal/ThatGuyWithTheGlasses. It certainly pays to be the source of page quotes.
* CandyBoy.
* {{Glee}}.
* {{Mai-Otome}}. I'd seen {{Mai-Hime}} before, but not Otome. I wasn't too enticed by the prospect of an elseworlds story, until I read the entry page on it.
* RiffTrax, and, by extension:
** TheWickerMan (2006)
** PlanNineFromOuterSpace
** TheHappening.
* Literature/{{Wicked}} the novel.
* SailorMoonAbridged. I think it was {{Yu-Gi-Oh The Abridged Series}} that got me to TVTropes in the first place, so it's suitable that it connected me to other abridged series.
** RoseOfVersaillesAbridged is what I'm currently watching.
* {{xkcd}}

[[AC: @/{{Bandita}}]]
* {{Noir}} - probably through {{Heterosexual Life Partners}}.

[[AC: @/{{bombthatvideo}}]]
* Series/DoctorWho
* TheExplodingHearts
* {{Weeds}}

[[AC: @/{{Bookhobbit}}]]
* all of these were gleaned by the "geez I keep seeing that name on trope pages, let's look over it and see" method.
* ''Series/{{Firefly}}''
* ''BuffyTheVampireSlayer''
* ''Literature/{{Discworld}}''
* ''{{Deadpool}}''
* ''{{Sandman}}''
* ''{{Watchmen}}''

[[AC:@/{{Blackmagic}}]]
* ''MSPaintAdventures'' and all that entails
* ''WebOriginal/ThatGuyWithTheGlasses'' as a whole
* ''WebOriginal/TheAngryVideoGameNerd'' as a side-effect of the above
* ''{{Unskippable}}''
* ''WebOriginal/ZeroPunctuation'' almost captured my interest this way, but one too many cases of DidNotDoTheResearch ended that.
* ''VideoGame/CaveStory''
* TheSlenderManMythos minus ''MarbleHornets'' (the latter was due to a friend)
* ''RubyQuest''
* ''[[WebOriginal/YuGiOhTheAbridgedSeries Yu-Gi-OhTheAbridgedSeries]]''
* ''{{Sonichu}}.'' Arg.
* ''AfterLastSeason.'' ''Arg.''
* ''DingoPictures.'' '''Arg.'''
* You know what, all of DarthWiki/SoBadItsHorrible. So much for this being a subtrope of {{TV Tropes Will Enhance Your Life}}.
* Then again, there's also all of [[SoBadItsGood So Bad It's Good]].
* And many more I can't remember off the top of my head.

[[AC: @/BlueFlame724]]
* AngryVideoGameNerd
* DisneyAfternoon: Rediscovering childhood
* CowboyBebop: Was already a fan of anime, but had never really got into one of the gateway series
* GreatMouseDetective
* ThatGuyWithTheGlasses
* HappyVideoGameNerd: One of my favorite reviewers, even if he seemed Narmy at first
* MickeyMouse: A renewed faith in the character, especially after Epic Mickey
* PhineasAndFerb: The troperiffic nature of drew in my attention. Before, I just saw it as an okay show.
* Understanding the beliefs behind RalphBakshi and JohnKricfalusi, despite not necessarily being a fan of their work.

[[AC: @/BrainedbySaucepans]]
* ''SayonaraZetsubouSensei'' - I came across various references to this amazing anime as soon as I became a Troper, but only when I read the page quote on NightmareFuelStationAttendant did I think; "Okay I have got to watch this!" The entire Anime Society at my uni is in TVTropes' debt.
* ''Webcomic/OrderOfTheStick'' - Had heard of it before, but only when I clicked a random link to it and started reading did I realise how awesome it was.
* ''ThePrisoner'' - Another one I had heard of but not paid too much attention to, I am currently on the fourth episode of the original series and completely hooked already.
* ''NeonGenesisEvangelion''
* ''{{Preacher}}'' - Has gone straight to the top of my favourite [[strike:comic books]] things about stuff. Ever
* ''TengenToppaGurrenLagann'' - You think I don't? WHO THE HELL DO YOU THINK I AM?!?!?

[[AC:@/{{Bronzethumb}}]]
* ''AmericanGothic''
* ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender''
* ''AVeryPotterMusical'', and from it, ''LittleWhiteLie'' and ''MeAndMyDick''
* The Literature/HonorHarrington series
* ''Webcomic/OrderOfTheStick''
* ''StarTrek''. Yeah, you heard me.
* ''Supernatural''

[[AC: @/{{Burstkiller}}]]
* Series/DoctorWho - Was always interested in it but now moreso after this site.
* FrankenFran
* FanFic/NobodyDies
* PuellaMagiMagicaMadoka
* SailorMoonAbridged
* YumeNikki

[[AC:@/{{Carls493}}]]
* Some of these examples here are only semi-gateway drugs, while some others are ones I've completely met through TVTropes. For the semi-gateway drugs, I've known about some of them, before, but TVTropes made me completely establish them as a part of my life.
* [[CapcomVsWhatever Marvel vs. Capcom 2]] (semi)
** [[CapcomVsWhatever Tatsunoko vs. Capcom]] (semi)
* AzumangaDaioh (semi)
** [[{{Yotsuba}} Yotusba&!]] (completely)
*** [[ImageBoards 4chan]] (completely)
* LuckyStar (semi)
* SuzumiyaHaruhi (completely)
* ExcelSaga (semi)
* VGCats (semi)
* BrawlInTheFamily (completely)
* [[SonicTheHedgehog Sonic]], {{Naruto}}, and [[SuperSmashBros Brawl]]'s [[{{Hatedom}} Hatedoms]]. Unlike the other examples I've listed, these are the ones that I wish I ''didn't'' learn about. [[TVTropesWillRuinYourLife ugh...]] (completely)
* The whole concept of RuleThirtyFour: See [[ImageBoards 4chan]] above. (completely)
** And for that matter. SankakuComplex. [[TropesAreNotBad It's not all bad]], [[GuiltyPleasures though...]] (completely)
* Oh yes. And I found this site while [[{{Google}} Googling]] the phrase "{{Fanservice}}". Take that as you will. (semi)
* Finally, TVTropes [[ComicallyMissingThePoint has introduced me to]] [[DepartmentOfRedundancyDepartment TV Tropes]]. [[TVTropesWillEnhanceYourLife I never looked back, since]]. [[TVTropesWillRuinYourLife Or have I?]] ([[CaptainObvious completely]])

[[AC:@/{{Case}}]]
* From my favourites list alone:
* ''RegularShow''
* ''Webcomic/TheAdventuresOfDrMcNinja''
* ''XKCD''... I think.
* ''Manga/DeathNote''
* ''BarkleyShutAndJamGaiden'': At first I was meh on this. Now I've played it three times. I really can't get over how good the writing is when it wants to be (and how [[SoBadItsGood good it is at being bad]] the rest of the time).
* ''VideoGame/SonicColors'': [[ComplainingAboutShowsYouDontLike A Sonic game, by Sonic Team, made recently]], and it's good? Would have never known without the help of this site.
* ''Genetos'': this one I probably would have ''never'' played.

[[AC:@/{{Catamaran}}]]
* ''Webcomic/TheAdventuresOfDrMcNinja''
* ''Webcomic/GunnerkriggCourt''
* ''Homestuck''
* ''DarthsAndDroids''
* ''ASongOfIceAndFire''

[[AC:@/{{CenturionCato}}]]
* ''Webcomic/GirlGenius''
* ''IrregularWebcomic''
* ''WebOriginal/ThatGuyWithTheGlasses'' - partly. TVTropes is the reason I took my friend's advice to check out the site.
* ''{{Cracked}}'' - it seems that half my TV Tropes {{WikiWalk}}s end up on ''Cracked''.
* ''Manga/FullmetalAlchemist''

[[AC:@/{{Chabal 2}}]]
I can't even remember how I got here. I no longer care. Tropes for the Trope God!
* AzumangaDaioh
* LuckyStar
* TengenToppaGurrenLagann
* Manga/FullmetalAlchemist
* WarHammer40K
* WarHammer
* NeonGenesisEvangelion
* AMVHell
* WebOriginal/ThatGuyWithTheGlasses
* Webcomic/OrderOfTheStick
* GoneToGround
* ServantsOfTheImperium
* TurnSignalsOnALandRaider
* Webcomic/{{Anti-Heroes}}
* Literature/{{Discworld}}
* LookingForGroup
* LeastICouldDo
* Webcomic/GirlGenius
* SomethingPositive
* QuestionableContent
* {{Lightbringer}}
* Webcomic/SchlockMercenary
* SanThreeKingdomsComic
* MegaTokyo
* {{xkcd}}
* {{Claymore}} - Because it was deemed similar to {{Berserk}}, and so must be awesome. TVTropes was not proven wrong.
* HikaruNoGo
* ExterminatusNow
* {{Yu-Gi-Oh The Abridged Series}}
** SailorMoonAbridged
** TeamFourStar
* {{Thunderstruck}}
* BrawlInTheFamily
* Webcomic/TheAdventuresOfDrMcNinja
* ErfWorld
* VGCats
* {{Eversion}}
* TheNoob
* TengenToppaGurrenLagann
* TheWhiteChamber
* From FanficRecs:
** RiseOfTheTau
** TheGoldenPower
** Kharn
** Fanfic/ShinjiAndWarhammer40K
** ''Webcomic/DoubleK''
In no particular order. No doubt there is more to come.

[[AC:@/{{Clevomon}}]]
* ''WhenTheyCry''. First heard about {{Higurashi}} here, and I'm still addicted to that series two years later. [[TVTropesWillRuinYourLife Darn you, TV Tropes!!!]]

[[AC:[[@/DaPatman DaPatman]]]]
* [[OneOverZero 1/0]]
* FanFic/The10Doctors
* [[Webcomic/EightBitTheater 8-Bit Theater]]
* VideoGame/CaveStory
* DinosaurComics
* Literature/{{Discworld}}
* [[DrHorriblesSingAlongBlog Dr Horrible's Sing-Along Blog]]
* [[Webcomic/TheAdventuresOfDrMcNinja Dr McNinja]]
* DwarfFortress
* [[IrregularWebcomic Irregular Webcomic!]]
* IWannaBeTheGuy
* Webcomic/OrderOfTheStick
* [[PicturesForSadChildren pictures for sad children]]
* ProtectorsOfThePlotContinuum
* WebOriginal/SCPFoundation
* ThursdayNext (Okay, I haven't actually read these books, but, as a direct result of this wiki, I ''want'' to. That counts, right?)
* UndocumentedFeatures
* {{xkcd}}

There are probably other things as well, but I can't remember them right now.

[[AC:[[@/{{Cosman246}} Cosman246]]]]
* AxisPowersHetalia
* DarthsAndDroids
* Manga/DeathNote
* HaruhiSuzumiya
* LuckyStar
* NeonGenesisEvangelion
* GhostInTheShell
* SchoolDays (I liked it!)
* MyImmortal
* RevolutionaryGirlUtena
* SerialExperimentsLain
* SayonaraZetsubouSensei
* StudioGhibli
* StudioGainax
* WebOriginal/YuGiOhTheAbridgedSeries

[[AC:@/{{Deathsquirrel}}]]
* DarthsAndDroids
* [[Webcomic/TheAdventuresOfDrMcNinja Dr McNinja]]
* Webcomic/GunnerkriggCourt
* [[LetsPlay Let's Play]]
** SirRonLionheart
** {{Chuggaaconroy}}
*** {{Okami}} by extension.
* Film/ThePrincessBride
* WebOriginal/ThatGuyWithTheGlasses
** WebOriginal/TheSpoonyExperiment
** WebOriginal/TheAngryVideoGameNerd

[[AC:@/{{Deckard}}]]
* {{Anime}}, which he did not like before (unless watching ''{{Anime/Pokemon}}'' as a kid counts) but got into after watching:
* ''{{Akira}}''
* ''{{Alien}}''
* ''BladeRunner'', which got him into the {{Cyberpunk}} genre as a whole
* ''CowboyBebop''
* ''TheDarkKnight'' and other superhero movies
* ''{{Firefly}}'', and the movie sequel ''{{Serenity}}''
* ''GhostInTheShell'' and the spinoff series ''StandAloneComplex''
* ''QuestionableContent''
* ''StarTrek''
* ''{{Watchmen}}''
* On the other hand, suffered severe HypeBacklash about ''Series/DoctorWho'', [[FlameBait which he considers possibly the stupidest show ever made]].


[[AC:@/DragonKhorse]]
* {{Daemon}}
* Literature/{{Discworld}}
* Series/{{Firefly}}
* {{FLCL}}
* HigurashiNoNakuKoroNi
* KissXSis
* LuckyStar
* MyImmortal
* SayonaraZetsubouSensei
* WebOriginal/SCPFoundation
* SnowCrash
* Webcomic/TheAdventuresOfDrMcNinja: YOSHI!
* {{Timecube}}: I actually read through the whole mind-numbing 2 pages of ranting.

[[AC:@/{{deeman45}}]]
* VideoGame/CaveStory
* DarthsAndDroids
* Manga/FullmetalAlchemist
* Webcomic/OrderOfTheStick
* TabletopGames
* Yugioh5DS

[[AC: @/DeltaOne]]
* BuffyTheVampireSlayer - mainly because I felt like without watching this I wasn't a real Troper.
* {{Angel}} - logically.
* CiaphasCain - Because he is the '''[[FakeUltimateHero HERO OF THE IMPERIUM!]]'''
* {{Dollhouse}} - The first season, anyway
* IWannaBeTheGuy
* Webcomic/GunnerkriggCourt
* IrregularWebcomic
* CrimsonDark
* However, this wiki has solidified a mild dislike for anime and manga into a raging hatred. I guess it cuts both ways.

[[AC:@/DialgaX]]
* [=~Latias' Journey~=]
* [[PokemonMysteryDungeon Pok�mon Mystery Dungeon]]: Silver Resistance

[[AC: @/{{DonZabu}}]]
* {{Revolutionary Girl Utena}}
* VisualNovel/{{Clannad}}
* {{Dwarf Fortress}}
* {{Knytt}}
* {{Sufjan Stevens}}
* {{minus}}
* {{Achewood}}
* {{RahXephon}}
* {{The Big Lebowski}}
* {{Kung Fu Panda}}
* {{Walk Hard}}
* {{Moral Orel}}
* {{Watchmen}}

[[AC:@/{{Dvandemon}}]]
* I arrived here due to an inexplicable link in an page describing [[OnePiece Absalom's]] [[{{Invisibility}} powers]] on [[TheWikiRule OnePiece Wiki]]. One WikiWalk later, I shall never be bored

[[AC:@/{{dxman}}]]
* IWannaBeTheGuy
* [[{{FATAL}} F.A.T.A.L.]]

[[AC: @/{{EchoBallard13}}]]
* StarTrek

[[AC: @/{{Eisenherz}}]]
* {{Deadman Wonderland}} was one of the first mangas I started reading because of here.
* LightNovel/{{Toradora}} is a bit full of {{Narm}} at times, but it was rather touching near the end.
* {{Neon Genesis Evangelion}}. Still no idea what was going on, other than Shinji was a whiny little bitch.
* {{Dick Figures}} was surprisingly entertaining.
* Literature/{{Discworld}} was absolutely hilarious. I think I died laughing once or twice.
* ''LightNovel/{{Bakemonogatari}}'' was a rather interesting show. I liked the spin on the oddities.
* {{Kore wa Zombie Desu ka}} Even though I never finished it, I liked it. Should go back and watch the rest of it.
* {{Keychain of Creation}} I really hope they update, soon.

[[AC:@/{{Electric_Sheep}}]]
I came here, quite by chance, from an Axis Powers Hetalia site
* {{Sailor Nothing}}
* {{Something Positive}}
* {{Paradise Kiss}}
* {{Questionable Content}}
* {{Higurashi No Naku Koro Ni}} as well as ''VisualNovel/{{Umineko No Naku Koro Ni}}''

[[AC: @/{{ElodieHiras}}]]
Well, I came here from the FFJDR (the french ferderation for Role Playing Game), and it lead me to...
* BrawlInTheFamily
* {{Collar 6}}
* DarthsAndDroids
* KingdomOfLoathing
* [[LiberalCrimeSquad TV Tropes sings protest songs to Elodie Hiras! Elodie Hiras turned Liberal!]] We need a slogan!
* {{Misfile}}
* {{Persona4}} (never played, watched let's play) and the animated adaptation.
* [[ProtonJon No, he didn't imagined]] [[KaizoTrap that]]!
* The custumer is NotAlwaysRight.
* SparklingGenerationValkyrieYuuki
* {{Spinnerette}}
* StrawberryDeathCake
* {{Weregeek}}
* VideoGame/{{X-COM}}.

[[AC: @/EpicEbi]]

I may not have as many things I've found like everyone else, but here're the ones I can think of.

* ''Fanfic/CodeGeassLelouchOfBritannia'' One of the best fan-fics I've read.
* ''{{Soul Chess}}'' One of my favourites.
* ''{{Guilty Crown}}'' Since I love ''{{Code Geass}}''...
* ''{{Cowboy Bebop}}'' Thank ''{{Superlative Dubbing}}'' for this.

[[AC: @/TheEvilOboist]]
* ''{{Claymore}}'' Actually it was the page ads that got me into this one...
* ''{{Buffy The Vampire Slayer}}''
* ''Webcomic/GirlGenius'' I was already reading this before, but I wasn't ''obsessed'' until I read about all its tropes.
* ''{{Y The Last Man}}''
* ''{{Grave Of The Fireflies}}'' (Curse you TV Troooopesss!)
* ''{{My Immortal}}''
* ''{{Temeraire}}''
* ''WebOriginal/ThatGuyWithTheGlasses'', first the Nostalgia Chick, and then the Critic.
* ''NeonGenesisEvangelion'' (Curse you again!!!)
* ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'' Thanks for this. Seriously. <3
* ''Manga/DeathNote''
* ''RoseOfVersailles''
* On a more general note, anime in general. I never watched it before, but now I have a tentative, very casual appreciation for the stuff.

[[AC: @/{{FallenLeaf}}]]
* ''LastExile'': CoolShip. Full Stop. Glorious Steampunk-y goodness.
* ''HaruhiSuzumiya'': Really only a matter of When rather than If I would watch this once I started coming here. TvTropesWillEnhanceyourlife.

[[AC: @/FashionistState]]
* ESPosthumus
* MarySueAcademy
* MikePatton
* VideoGame/{{Portal}}: It was this site that directed me to Steam to download it while it was free.
* VideoGame/{{Psychonauts}}
* Fanfic/TheHuemnCeniped2TheHumenMilipede: Which became a general gateway to TrollFic.
* VGCats

[[AC: @/{{Fighteer}}]]
* TVTropes proved to be my gateway drug to a whole host of {{Webcomics}}. It's fitting that I arrived here from ''Webcomic/OrderOfTheStick''.

[[AC: @/{{Findthefourth}}]]
* BuffyTheVampireSlayer: Not yet. But I want to.
* WesternAnimation/{{Gargoyles}}: Only the first four episodes... I didn't really like it.
* JamesDean: I wouldn't have watched RebelWithoutACause if it weren't for TV Tropes.
* ninjawords.com: I don't know if this counts.
* WebOriginal/TheNostalgiaCritic
* WilliamShakespeare: No joke. I was reading the page for ''MuchAdoAboutNothing'' and thought "This sounds interesting". And here I am, 15 plays later.

[[AC: @/{{Finlay}}]]
There are a few... this can't be everything, but they're the ones that spring to mind...
* ''VideoGame/{{Aquaria}}'': that reminds me, I still need to beat the game properly.
* ''AxisPowersHetalia''
* ''{{Chainsawsuit}}'': via the little image at the top when I went to complain about SeltzerAndFriedberg.
* ''Manga/DeathNote'': I saw its name so many times on here that when my friend offered me a choice of anime I went for that one because it was one of the few titles I recognised. Incidentally, it's still the only full anime series I've watched. Haven't had time for anything else except StudioGhibli...
* ''DrHorriblesSingAlongBlog'': A friend told me about how it had the highest trope:length ratio or something. And then I eventually got around to watching it.
* ''TheMiddle'': Sorta. I watched one episode and it was alright. Can't be bothered watching any more -- anyway, someone is clearly pimping it on the ''MalcolmInTheMiddle'' article.
* ''ScottPilgrim'': Saw it on here first, then went to see the film having realised that it was the same thing. Something like that. Anyway, it was here that persuaded me... and now I have to work my way through the books.
* ''WebOriginal/ThatGuyWithTheGlasses''
* ''TheUsualSuspects'': The article for ''Primer'' (which I discovered via {{XKCD}} but read about on here before watching) had a link to UsualSuspectsEnding, so I had to find this film to understand what the title of the trope meant... and now whenever I see "[[ItWasHisSled Kevin Spacey Is Keyzer Soze]]" I actually understand what the hell it means!
* ''AVeryPotterMusical''
* ''WebOriginal/ZeroPunctuation'': again, saw it come up so much that when someone recommended it to me I decided it was probably a good idea to watch it.

[[AC: @/FlametailVonKarma]]
* ''AxisPowersHetalia''
* ''BuffyTheVampireSlayer''
* ''Literature/{{Discworld}}''
* ''{{Futurama}}''
* ''KingdomHearts''
* ''MyImmortal''
* TheAbridgedSeries in general

[[AC: @/{{FourthDerivative}}]]
* ''VideoGame/CaveStory''
* ''VisualNovel/{{Clannad}}''
* ''TheDandelionGirl'', via a ShoutOut in ''VisualNovel/{{Clannad}}''; enjoyed the story so much I ended up creating the page for it.
* ''FiveCentimetersPerSecond'', and MakotoShinkai in general.
* ''{{Narcissu}}'': I wanted to find games similar to ''KanaLittleSister'', which had left me an emotional wreck in all the best ways. That game's page led me to {{Utsuge}}, which led me to this. And I am ''so'' much better a person for it.
* ''{{Planetarian}}''
* ''TrueRemembrance''
* ''YumeNikki''

[[AC: @/{{Fueryn}}]]
* {{Anime}} and {{manga}}: Seriously, before TV Tropes, anime and manga were something very weird and geeky that some total weirdoes did. Now it's something more like:
** CodeGeass, CowboyBebop, SamuraiChamploo, Manga/DeathNote, {{FLCL}}, MahouSenseiNegima just to name a few. And it is fun to corrupt other people.
* {{Cracked}}
* Countless {{webcomics}}

[[AC:@/{{GameChainsaw}}]]
Well aside from introducing me to several fine webcomics...

* Webcomic/OrderOfTheStick: Always good for a laugh, and with a good, if quirky story.
* {{Drowtales}}: Only read a bit of it but it looks like a good read.
* Webcomic/GunnerkriggCourt: Another thing discovered on the site, its an interesting combination of Fantasy and Sci Fi.
* VGCats: Worth an archive binge, though it doesn't update much.

The site also got me interested in Manga and Anime. I got into...

* {{Bleach}}
* {{Neon Genesis Evangelion}}
* {{Azumanga Daioh}}

Through the site. And that's without mentioning the excellent {{Ciaphas Cain}} {{Warhammer 40K}} novels. As a bonus, anyone interested in doing a {{Lets Play}}? The Live Bloginations section of the forum is a fun place to do one.]

And the list just goes on and on and on and on...

{{Tropers/Frankiefoster}}:
* {{Sinfest}}, also addicted to the Forum. It also enriched me to {{ToyStory}} and made me ache to see the second and third one.
* Once enriched me to {{ElGoonishShive}} and {{SisterClaire}} as well as {{EerieCuties}} and other awesome stuff.

Tropers/GirlInGlasses:
* StarTrek: And, also...K/S. Never shipped slash before this site glued the ShippingGoggles to my face.
* BuffyTheVampireSlayer (even though I had most of the plot twists ruined for me before I even started watching the show. Use spoiler tags, guys!)
* Fanfiction: Still not sure if that one is "TvTropesWillEnhanceYourLife" or "TvTropes will have you reaching for the brain bleach and wailing for your eye virginity". The FanficRecs, however, are amazing. Even though they got me into...
* {{Kink Meme}}s
* Glee: Again, guilty pleasure.
* QuentinTarantino
* VenusEnvy
* Skins
* Daria

[[AC:@/{{getmemygun}}]]
* ''MyImmortal''
* DwarfFortress
* {{Erfworld}}
* {{Spelunky}}
* TengenToppaGurrenLagann
* KatawaShoujo
* {{Eversion}}

[[AC: @/{{Godnat}}]]
* AbridgedSeries in general
* {{Berserk}}
* Webcomic/ElGoonishShive
* Anime/PuellaMagiMadokaMagica
* Anime/TengenToppaGurrenLagann and by extension Webcomic/DoubleK
* {{Vagabond}}

[[AC: @/{{Goldenpelt}}]]
* ''AxisPowersHetalia''
* ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic''
* ''SerialExperimentsLain''

[[AC: @/{{guyy}}]]
* ''Webcomic/OrderOfTheStick'': Despite having never played [=DnD=]...
* ''Webcomic/{{Shortpacked}}'': ...or collected toys, for that matter.
* {{Anime}} in general, and also:
* ''GurrenLagann'': Yes.
* ''Literature/HaruhiSuzumiya'': I could hardly believe it wasn't overhyped. Underhyped, if anything.
* ''Anime/ReadOrDie'': JamesBond [[XMeetsY the]] {{Meganekko}}!
* ''[[KashimashiGirlMeetsGirl Kashimashi]]'': [[MoodWhiplash That]] [[NarmCharm first]] [[CrowningMomentOfFunny episode...]]
* {{Vocaloid}}: The [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome concert]], and [[CrowningMusicOfAwesome lots of songs.]]

[[AC: @/GwenStacyWannabe]]
* ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'', which kind of rekindled my love of cartoons as well.
* ''Literature/{{Discworld}}''. Also managed to convert two of my friends to Pterry.
* ''Series/{{Firefly}}''. I just, I don't even have words. You can't stop the signal, tropers.
* ''PushingDaisies''
* ''TheSarahConnorChronicles''; it seems I am destined to love dead shows. And all those starring SummerGlau.

[[AC: @/HappyDuck]]
* BlankIt - Hilarious, with ''great'' art.
* Webcomic/OrderOfTheStick - Amazing, especially when comparing the early strips to the later ones. CerebusSyndrome actually worked in this comic's favor; they kept the humor and lampshade hanging, but the plot has gotten a lot deeper and more involved.
* StickmanAndCube - Awesome gag-a-day (well, gag-whenever-the-author-feels-like-updating. But still).
* MyImmortal
* {{Xkcd}} - Awesome nerdy humor.
* SailorNothing - Dark, amazingly-written deconstruction of the Magical Girl genre.
* Webcomic/GunnerkriggCourt - Beautiful art, great writing, all-around awesomeness.
** A quote that cracks me up:
--> -robot draws face on its head-
--> '''Robot 1''': Oh no! A sad face!
--> '''Robot 2''': The saddest face!
* WithinTemptation - Amazing band. Sharon's voice is just beautiful.

[[AC: @/{{Hawkeye}}]]
* {{The Dresden Files}} - I saw it mentioned on this site numerous times and finally picked up the first book. Have been constantly reading them ever since.
* {{Mass Effect}} - I had heard good things about it from friends, but once I read the Main Page for it, I knew I needed to play it

[[AC: [[{{Tropers/HG131}} HG131]]]]
I've discovered alot of things because of [=TvTropes=]. I doubt I could list them all.
* BuffyTheVampireSlayer (which I have added hundreds of tropes to). I learned of this the old fashioned way, found the page.
* Series/{{Firefly}}: Learned of it before BTVS, learned of the BTVS page though it's page.
* {{Dollhouse}}: Learned of because of Firefly and Buffy.
* {{Angel}}: Same.
* [[DrHorriblesSingAlongBlog Doctor Horrible's Sing Along Blog]]: Same.
* KodomoNoJikan (which is my new trope pimping project, as I'd done alot for Buffy already). I have no idea how I learned of this, and I learned of it just a few days ago.
* VideoGame/{{Prototype}}: Page.
* DeadSpace: Page.
* [[{{Anime/Witchblade}} Witchblade]]: Netflix, checked out it's page, decided to watch.
* GurrenLagann: It's page.
* GhostInTheShell: Same.
* VForVendetta: Page.
* BatmanBeyond: Page.
* {{Psych}}: Page.
* Series/DoctorWho: Page.
* Series/{{Torchwood}}: Doctor Who.
* PushingDaisies: Page.
* [[RepoTheGeneticOpera Repo! The Genetic Opera]]: Buffy The Vampire Slayer, through common link via Anthony Stewart Head.
* Fanfiction (and it inspired me to write it, too!)
* More, more and more.

[[AC: @/HMeyer]]
* [[TheElephantMan The Elephant Man]], which led me to be quickly an unabashed Merrick aficionado, and also developed a deep interest in the Victorian Era, medical conditions, and of course silent films, indirectly. Of course, it led me to interest in other sideshow performers, especially in the States and the UK.
** Of course seeing this film and corresponding with another like-minded person led me to fall in love with other silent-era films (or post-silent era) featuring deformed/disfigured protagonists, [[TheManWhoLaughs The Man Who Laughs]] being one of them.

[[AC: @/{{Homestar09_Mario08}}]]
* {{The Wotch}}
* {{Brawl in the Family}}
* {{8-Bit Adventure}}

[[AC: @/{{Hrdcrnwo}}]]
* TengenToppaGurrenLagann - Checked it out when I kept seeing it all over the site. I absolutely love it now.
* AVeryPotterMusical - I had heard about it before, but when I saw the page on this site I decided to watch it. Again, love it and its sequel.
* CowboyBebop - Same as [=TTGL=].
* Webcomic/GastroPhobia - Found the page when I was using the random button. It's now one of the webcomics I regularly check.
* Pokecapn and Co's LetsPlay of Sonic 2006 - Saw it on the Let's Play page, and liked it so much I watched the other two Let's Plays
* MysteryScienceTheater3000 - I had already heard of it beforehand, but this site (and it being recommended to me by Netflix) persuaded me to watch it. Now I can see why people love it so much.

[[AC:@/InsanityPrelude]]
* ''CodexAlera'', via poking around the {{Literature}} list for something to read
* ''RaptorRed''
* ''DwarfFortress'', via Boatmurdered
* ''{{Eversion}}'', [[spoiler:which really didn't scare me. Except those damn HANDS]].
* ''WebOriginal/ZeroPunctuation''
* ''ElfQuest''
* ''DinoRun''
* ''VideoGame/TeamFortress2''

[[AC:@/InsanityPrelude]]
* ''CodexAlera'', via poking around the {{Literature}} list for something to read
* ''RaptorRed''
* ''DwarfFortress'', via Boatmurdered
* ''{{Eversion}}'', which really didn't scare me. Except those damn HANDS.
* ''WebOriginal/ZeroPunctuation''
* Most recently, ''ElfQuest''

[[AC:@/InvertedTritone]]
I got here from TheOtherWiki doing research for a paper. It was the gateway for:
* Series/DoctorWho
* {{xkcd}}
* Webcomic/GirlGenius
* Webcomic/{{Order of the Stick}}
* Webcomic/PennyArcade
* {{NCIS}}
* Series/{{Torchwood}}
* {{Chuck}}
* {{A Bit of Fry and Laurie}}
* {{Blackadder}}
* Series/JeevesAndWooster

[[AC:@/{{Isabel}}]]
* NeonGenesisEvangelion
* TheDresdenFiles
* Webcomic/OrderOfTheStick
* {{Temeraire}}
* CodeGeass
* ComicBook/{{Hellblazer}}
* {{Unshelved}}
* {{Megatokyo}}
* Literature/TheActsOfCaine
* Series/DoctorWho

[[AC:@/{{JCCyC}}]]
* {{Cracked}} (by way of the {{xkcd}} AltText in ''that'' strip)
* Webcomic/TheAdventuresOfDrMcNinja
* {{Empowered}}
* {{Irredeemable}}
* TheJokerBlogs
* JusticeLeagueCrisisOnTwoEarths
* PowerpuffGirlsDoujinshi
* PS238

[[AC: @/JeanJacket]]
* Xkcd
* [[WebOriginal/ThatGuyWithTheGlasses Thatguywiththeglasses.com]], which in turn led me to [[WebOriginal/AtopTheFourthWall Atop the Fourth Wall]], and [[WebOriginal/TheSpoonyExperiment The Spoony Experiment]].
** And [[WebOriginal/AtopTheFourthWall Linkara]] got me interested in Blue Beetle and Booster Gold, which led to a couple stacks of comics being added to my bookshelf.
* Literature/JeevesAndWooster
** Which led to the rest of [[PGWodehouse Wodehouse's]] works.
* Dr. Horrible
** Which led to [[HowIMetYourMother How I Met Your Mother]]

[[AC:@/{{Jomar}}]]
* ''RahXephon'': I was browsing the site after watching the massive mind screw that is Evangelion, and found several entries where ''RahXephon'' is described as similar to NGE, but not as much of a downer. Now I know that ''RahXephon'' is just like NGE, only better!

[[AC: @/{{Joysweeper}}]]
* I was first linked here from the ElGoonishShive. My tastes have changed since, and I've definitely picked up some new things. In no particular order, those are:
** HaibaneRenmei
** WesternAnimation/{{Gargoyles}}
** Manga/FullmetalAlchemist
** Literature/{{Discworld}}
** SoonIWillBeInvincible
** Webcomic/OrderOfTheStick
** Webcomic/GirlGenius
** TheSpectacularSpiderMan
** and WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender.
** I did try OnePiece and found myself bored utterly, but mostly curiosity has paid off.

[[AC:Tropers/{{JuanCarlos11}}]]:
* Every single of JossWhedon's works was brought to me by this bplace
* also TGWTG and most importantly [[ToddInTheShadows TITS]]

[[AC: @/{{Kexira}}]]
* [[AxisPowersHetalia Axis Powers Hetalia]] - I never would've gotten interested, despite my friends talking about it, if I hadn't heard about it on TV Tropes first.
* [[AnsemRetort Ansem Retort]] - Clicking on Random Page. Combine that with a growing interest in Kingdom Hearts and you have a new webcomic fan.
* {{Xkcd}} - Another webcomic I'd never have heard of otherwise.

[[AC: @/KingClark]]
TVTropes got me into...
* NeonGenesisEvangelion
* TheWall
* TwinPeaks, and pretty much anything else involving DavidLynch
* TheSandman
* Music/TheProtomen
* MyImmortal (The best bad fanfic ever)
* Fanfic/ShinjiAndWarhammer40K (I haven't read much of it yet, but I like it so far)
* ParanormalActivity
* TheStarWarsHolidaySpecial (Okay, so I didn't ''like'' it, but TVTropes showed me where it was.)
* ThereWillBeBrawl

[[AC:@/{{Korodzik}}]]
* ''Webcomic/TheAdventuresOfDrMcNinja''
* ''BrawlInTheFamily''
* TheComicsCurmudgeon - After being linked there multiple times from here, I decided to [[ArchiveBinge sit down and read the entire damn archives.]] Still not finished...
* ''CowboyBebop'' - Though it was OrsonScottCard's review which truly persuaded me to check it out.
* ''DMOfTheRings''
* ''VideoGame/{{Earthbound}}''/''VideoGame/{{Mother 3}}''
* ''Webcomic/GunnerkriggCourt''
* ''ComicBook/{{Hellboy}}''
* ''{{Iji}}''
* ''MSPaintAdventures'' - Judging from the LateArrivalSpoiler page, I should consider myself lucky for managing to read the entirety of ''Homestuck'' without knowing ''anything'' about the comic.
* ''VideoGame/{{Psychonauts}}''
* WebOriginal/SCPFoundation - Was linked to [[http://scp-wiki.wikidot.com/scp-173 SCP-173]] from the HighOctaneNightmareFuel page. Immediately set on an ArchiveBinge. Man, that was years ago...
* ''{{Spelunky}}''
* ''TerrorIsland'' - More people should read this! One of the funniest webcomics I know.
* ''YumeNikki'' - Well I didn't play it myself, but it persuaded me to watch the entire LetsPlay on YouTube.

[[AC:@/{{Lale}}]]
* ''SailorNothing''
* ''NeonGenesisEvangelion''
* ''TheMelancholyOfHaruhiSuzumiya''
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Gargoyles}}''
* CarlBarks and DonRosa comics, including ''TheLifeAndTimesOfScroogeMcDuck''
* ''PrideAndPrejudiceAndZombies''
\\
There's also media that I ''haven't'' read or watched but TV Tropes has told me so much about it, I feel like I know it as well as any hardcore fan:
* ''{{Runaways}}''
* ''{{Naruto}}''
* ''Theatre/{{Wicked}}''

[[AC:@/{{Lawnmowergirl}}]]
* ''{{Sayonara Zetsubou Sensei}}'' I would never have discovered this hilariously bizarre series without TvTropes.
* ''WebOriginal/{{Yugioh The Abridged Series}}'', which was actually what got me back into Yu-Gi-Oh!.
* ''{{Yume Nikki}}''

[[AC:Tropers/{{Lemont Elwood}}]]
Most every awesome video game and a couple video game comics (such as Penny Arcade). I was introduced to Victoria II, then Tropico, and then Just Cause. And I only learned about Victoria from reading Troper Tales (RIP).

[[AC:@/LiberatedLiberater]]
* ''AmagamiSS''
* ''AzumangaDaioh''
* ''LightNovel/{{Bakemonogatari}}''
* ''KatawaShoujo''
* ''LyricalNanoha''
* ''MahouSenseiNegima''
* ''MiraiNikki''
* ''Anime/PuellaMagiMadokaMagica'' (Thank you so much for this!)
* ''Anime/ToAruMajutsuNoIndex''
* ''{{Tsukihime}}'' (and the rest of the {{Nasuverse}})
* ''Yuria100Shiki''
(The rest... I get from a certain geeky classmate of mine.)


[[AC: @/{{Mack}}]]
* DarthsAndDroids
* DMOfTheRings
* Series/{{Farscape}} (I remember watching the first episode and not bothering again, tvtropes brought me back to it.)
* ThePrisoner
* HalfLifeFullLifeConsequences
* Anime:
** SuzumiyaHaruhi
** {{Planetes}} (and for this I am ''eternally'' grateful.)
** TengenToppaGurrenLagann
** {{Zipang}}
** ExcelSaga
** IrresponsibleCaptainTylor
** AzumangaDaioh
** OuranHighSchoolHostClub
* KidCom (the entire genre, mostly via GettingCrapPastTheRadar):
** {{iCarly}} (along with adding dozens and dozens of tropes to the article)
** DrakeAndJosh
** Zoey101
** WizardsOfWaverlyPlace (which introduced me to the wonderful world of BrotherSisterIncest)
** LifeWithDerek
** SonnyWithAChance
** TheSuiteLifeOnDeck
** NedsDeclassifiedSchoolSurvivalGuide
** GoodLuckCharlie
* WesternAnimation:
** KimPossible (along with adding hundreds of tropes to the article)
** ClerksTheAnimatedSeries
** DannyPhantom
** {{Metalocalypse}}
** PhineasAndFerb

[[AC: @/{{Madness}}]]
* ''TheBelgariad''
* ''Literature/{{Discworld}}''
* ''TheDresdenFiles'', and by extension ''CodexAlera''
* ''Literature/GoodOmens'', and by extension everything by NeilGaiman and TerryPratchett (including Discworld, as mentioned above)
* ''MysteryScienceTheater3000'', and by extension RiffTrax
* WebOriginal/ThatGuyWithTheGlasses - first WebOriginal/TheNostalgiaCritic, then WebOriginal/AtopTheFourthWall and WebOriginal/TheSpoonyExperiment.
* ''TengenToppaGurrenLagann''
* Many webcomics, including:
** ''AMiracleOfScience''
** ''FollyAndInnovation''
** ''{{Narbonic}}''
** ''NoRestForTheWicked''
** ''SlightlyDamned''
** ''ZebraGirl''

[[AC: @/MajorTom]]
* I first found HigurashiNoNakuKoroNi through here.
* As did BunnyMustDie
* And IWannaBeTheGuy. ([[NintendoHard Still haven't beaten The Guy yet]]!)
* Also several {{Webcomics}} most recently BrawlInTheFamily.

[[AC:@/{{Malefix}}]]
I got here from the SuperSmashBros [[http://super-smash-bros.wikia.com/wiki/Main_Page Wiki]]. The [[http://super-smash-bros.wikia.com/wiki/Star_KO Star KO]] page had a link to ATwinkleInTheSky. I got gatewayed to:
* ElGoonishShive - MrExposition
* {{Eversion}} - DarthWiki
* YouHaveToBurnTheRope - ItsEasySoItSucks

[[AC: @/{{Max1099}}]]
* ''HowNotToWriteANovel''
* ''KillBill''
* ''{{Audition}}''
* ''{{Victorious}}''
* ''ICarly'' fanfiction
* ''ICarly'' (yes in that order)
* ''TrappedInTheCloset''
* ''AmericanPie''
* ''{{Rifftrax}}''
* ''WebOriginal/ThatGuyWithTheGlasses''
* ''HowIMetYourMother''
* ''AStreetcarNamedDesire'' (Hey STELLLA!)
* ''{{Cracked}}''
* ''MyImmortal'' (Well... about half of it anyway)
* ''BabySittersClub'' fanfiction
* Just fanfiction in general
* ''TheSecretLifeOfTheAmericanTeenager'' (SnarkBait)
* ''Literature/{{Twilight}}'' (See above)
* The [[Film/TheCheetahGirls Kiely Williams]] song [[DarthWiki/SoBadItsHorrible "Spectacular"]]
* ''Encyclopedia Dramatica''
* ''VideoBrinquedo'' (*shudders*)

[[AC: @/{{Medinoc}}]]
* My list of WebComics is too long to be duplicated here, see my contributor page if interested.
* I discovered ''MahouSenseiNegima'' here.
* I never thought I'd be interested by anything related to ''{{Warhammer40000}}'', especially not tie-in material. Then I read here about CiaphasCain, '''[[FakeUltimateHero HERO OF THE IMPERIUM!]]'''.
** Which also led to my subsequent acquisition of the ''DawnOfWar'' complete pack.[[hottip:* :Well, that, and there were 50% off]].
** And my later acquisition of the tabletop game itself in early 2010.
* Video games like ''{{Disgaea}}'' and ''{{Iji}}''.
* I discovered ''TheDresdenFiles'' here.
* I offered the first ''Literature/HonorHarrington'' book to a Friend as a birthday gift after reading about it here. He bought all following books. ALL OF THEM.

[[AC: @/{{MeikyuButterfly}}]]
I just wanted to look up the lyrics to the latin chanting in [[VideoGame/FinalFantasyVII "One Winged Angel"]]. Google came up with the page on OminousLatinChanting. I laughed my guts out when I read it and decided that this is the best website ever.
I found:
* Webcomic/EightBitTheater
* Manga/FullmetalAlchemist
* AnsemRetort
* {{Yu-Gi-Oh The Abridged Series}}
* MyInnerLife [[{{Squick}} * belch* ]]
* ''MyImmortal'' * double belch*

... and a lot of other stuff I probably forgot.

[[AC: [=~@/Mr. W~=]]]
* ''{{Metroid}}''
* ''MysteryScienceTheater3000''
* ''InvaderZim''
* Several anime, pretty much renewed my interest in Japanese animation after ''{{Toonami}}'' went under ([[YouBasterd damn you]], ''CartoonNetwork''!)

[[AC: @/[=MrBadAxe=]]]
* BabylonFive
* The StargateVerse - This actually helped me for a class I was taking. I had to write a paper for a class entitled Radiation and Life, about a radiation-related topic. I chose to analyze the ''SG-1'' episode "Meridian", specifically how realistic the depiction of Daniel's radiation sickness was. They seem to have ShownTheirWork. My paper got a 94.
* SailorNothing
* MassEffect
* QuestionableContent
* WebOriginal/SCPFoundation
* Series/{{House}}

[[AC: @/MetalShadowX]]
I originally came here when I was looking up story ideas for an RPG I wanted to make. Since then, I've decided to stay and scrap the RPG for a web novel (Unfortunately, [[TVTropesWillRuinYourLife I tend to stay on this site too often to work on it]] or by the time I have ideas I get Writer's Block). I know I'm missing a few, but these are just some examples of what the site helped me get into or at least had a hand in helping me get into.
* ''MysteryScienceTheater3000'', along with...
* ''RiffTrax''.
* ''{{Sonichu}}''. [[SarcasmMode Thanks a lot]] [[InvertedTrope for this one]]...
* ''WebOriginal/TheNostalgiaCritic'' and ''WebOriginal/ThatGuyWithTheGlasses'' as well as, by association, ''WebOriginal/AtopTheFourthWall'' and ''WebOriginal/TheSpoonyExperiment''. (Seeing the "final" battle on [[WebOriginal/TheAngryVideoGameNerd Cinemassacre]] didn't have me very interested, TeamFourStar's addition got me a little curious, [[DisasterDominoes then I started going here and...]])
* ''OnePiece''. Lost touch in mid 2008, helped me get back into it a year later.
* ''{{Metroid}}''/''MetroidPrime''. At least partially.
* Reinforced my curiosity of ''TheSpectacularSpiderMan'' (I was not disappointed) and, eventually, ''WesternAnimation/{{Gargoyles}}''.
* ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'', I think. If not, it helped a lot.
* ''{{Anime/Monster}}''. After several months of curiosity.
* ''VideoGame/TeamFortress2''
* ''{{Slayers}}''
* ''TengenToppaGurrenLagann'': Was '''exactly''' [[MadeOfWin as awesome as the site made it sound]].
* ''{{Daria}}'', which was helped by my then-recent interest in ''BeavisAndButthead''.
* ''GhostStories'', while looking for a GagDub similar to like ''ShinChan or ''SgtFrog''.
* ''Series/{{Firefly}}''. Finally got me with this one.

Molotov
* SystemOfADown
* Manga/AhMyGoddess (this brought me to the below point)
* Manga (thanks to the AMG anime courtesy of TVTropes)
* MahouSenseiNegima
* FullMetalJacket
* {{Warhammer 40000}} [[Warhammer40K WAAAGH!]]
* Kanokon
* Tropes
* DevilMayCry
* Sociology (because Tropers are an odd bunch)

[[AC: @/MorkaisChosen]]
Much like Fighteer above, it's the webcomics for me, and I got in from Webcomic/OrderOfTheStick. It took me a while to catch up after a week away from the Tubes...

[[AC: @/{{Mort08}}]]
* ''AMonsterInParis''
* ''Series/DoctorWho''
* ''PhineasAndFerb''

[[AC: @/MSAdict]]
Mostly videogames, as that's what I do. But some other things as well...
* Manga/AxisPowersHetalia
* BlazBlue
* {{Disgaea}}
* DevilMayCry
* VideoGame/EarthBound
* {{Egregious}}
* VideoGame/GuiltyGear
* KaizoMarioWorld
* LaPucelle
* MyImmortal. [[SarcasmMode I really, appreciate it.]]
* PhoenixWright
* SamuraiWarriors
* VideoGame/SengokuBasara
* {{Yu-Gi-Oh5Ds}}

[[AC: @/{{Mswordx24}}]]
* ''{{Collar 6}}''
* ''ElGoonishShive''
* ''Webcomic/GastroPhobia''
* ''Webcomic/GunnerkriggCourt''
* ''HomestarRunner''
* ''Webcomic/{{Homestuck}}''
** ''SweetBroAndHellaJeff''
* ''MenageA3''
* ''{{xkcd}}''

[[AC: @/{{thenameisbean}}]]
* BatenKaitos
* VideoGame/CaveStory
* VideoGame/EarthBound
* {{Eversion}}
* Series/{{Firefly}}
* LaMulana
* MarbleHornets
* MassEffect
* {{Retsupurae}}
* {{XKCD}}

[[AC: @/Ncfan]]
* AzumangaDaioh
* BlackLagoon
* {{Bleach}}: I have since given it up, but I give credit to TV Tropes for showing me something that was at least cool for a while.
* CodeGeass
* Series/DoctorWho
* Manga/FullmetalAlchemist
* HeadTrip
* HigurashiNoNakuKoroNi
* ''HouseOfLeaves'': I haven't had a chance to read it yet, but I have the book on my book shelf and ''one'' of these days I will get around to reading it.
* JusticeLeagueCrisisOnTwoEarths
* MarbleHornets
* {{Sinfest}}
* ASofterWorld

[[AC: @/NeoEevee]]
* MagicalGirlLyricalNanoha. It's now my favorite MagicalGirl show.
* MaiHime
* FanFic/NobodyDies
* Countless fics on the FanficRecs pages.
* I was probably gonna get into it anyway, but TV Tropes gave me the final push I needed to start playing KingdomHearts.
* SoulEater

[[AC:@/{{Nettik}}]]
* ''HarryPotter'': After avoiding it like the plague, was inspired to read the entire series from this wiki.
* ''Manga/DeathNote'': Had only heard of it in passing before.
* ''ParanoiaAgent''
* ''InvaderZim''
* ''LuckyStar'': Isn't that a change of pace from the last few listed?
* ''XKCD''
* ''MyImmortal'': Her eyes still hurt.
* ''AzumangaDaioh'': Now her favorite anime.
* ''FLCL'': Took over ''AzumangaDaioh'' as her favorite anime.

[[AC: @/NoxArtemis]]
Series that I was re-introduced to via TV Tropes:
* ''{{Berserk}}''
* ''{{Claymore}}''
* ''DoctorWho''
* ''ErgoProxy''
* ''MontyPython''

General:
* ''{{Discworld}}''
* ''TheDresdenFiles''
* ''{{Gantz}}''
* ''{{Torchwood}}''
* ''VinlandSaga''
* ''WolfGuyWolfenCrest''

[[AC: @/{{Nyarly}}]]
A friend from a big German Anime/Manga-site introduced me to TV Tropes, to explain the terms EnsembleDarkhorse and CreatorsPet.\\
I'm thankful that he did, because this may be one of the best sites ever.\\
After all it introduced me to:
* ''YumeNikki'', a current addiction of mine. [[HighOctaneNightmareFuel Although now I have trouble sleeping]]. [[NightmareFetishist That's one of the best things, though]].
* ''{{Eversion}}''
* ''{{XKCD}}''
* ''KodomoNoJikan''
* ''VideoGame/TheWorldEndsWithYou''
* ''MiraiNikki''
* ''IWannaBeTheGuy''
* ''DwarfFortress''
* ''{{Spelunky}}''
* ''{{Elona}}''
* ''{{Seiklus}}''
* ''MaidRPG'', yeah...
* ''{{Sinfest}}''
* ''KatawaShoujo''
* ''FrankenFran''
* {{Iji}}
* SaintsRow2
* RedDeadRedemption
* {{Scribblenauts}}
* WhenTheyCry
* RedFaction: Guerrilla
* {{Vocaloid}}
* AxisPowersHetalia
* TheDarkness
* HanamaruKindergarten
* BarkleyShutUpAndJamGaiden
* {{Demonophobia}}
* BrawlInTheFamily
* MyImmortal
* ThirtyHs
* {{Touhou}}
* Mother3
* {{Bayonetta}}
* TengenToppaGurrenLagann
* {{Bioshock}}

[[AC:Tropers/{{Nyperold}}]]:
* {{Scribblenauts}}: When I first saw it in the store, I didn't think much of it, and passed it by. Then I read some of the things you can do in it here, and that convinced me to get it.

[[AC:@/{{Octagon}}]]:
* Manga/DeathNote
* VideoGame/DhuxsScar
* FinalFantasy series
* KidRadd
* VideoGame/KingdomOfLoathing
* WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic
* {{Raocow}}
* VideoGame/TheReconstruction
** VideoGame/IMissTheSunrise

[[AC:@/OMalley]]:
* BuffyTheVampireSlayer
** {{Angel}}
* TengenToppaGurrenLagann
* TheMelancholyOfHaruhiSuzumiya
* HigurashiNoNakuKoroNi
* MassEffect
* ThirtyHs
* MyImmortal
* {{Bones}}
* HouseOfLeaves
* CodeGeass
* Manga/DeathNote
* NeonGenesisEvangelion
* QuestionableContent
* ASofterWorld
* {{Anime}} in general.
* PerfectBlue
* SerialExperimentsLain
* FightClub

[[AC:@/omble567yahoocom]]:
* DaisyIsDead
* ICarly
* TheMaxx
* MegasXLR
* MysteryScienceTheater3000
* Webcomic/OrderOfTheStick
* QuentinTarantino
* RobotDinosaursThatShootBeamsWhenTheyRoar
* RubyGloom
* StubbleTrouble - I actually discovered it on DeviantArt, but tvtropes got me hooked.
* WITCH

[[AC:@/OneMore]]:
* ''VisualNovel/FateStayNight''
** ''VisualNovel/FateHollowAtaraxia''
** ''Manga/FateKaleidLinerPrismaIllya''
** ''VisualNovel/{{Tsukihime}}''
* ''{{Ever17}}''
** ''{{Remember11}}''
* ''VideoGame/{{Touhou}}''
** ''Fanfic/TouhouMusouKakyou''
** ''Webcomic/TouhouNekokayou''
* ''Manga/MahouSenseiNegima''
* ''Fanfic/KyonBigDamnHero''
* ''Fanfic/TheHillOfSwords''
* ''Fanfic/ShinjiAndWarhammer40K''
* ''Manga/KissXSis''
* ''VisualNovel/SharinNoKuni''
** ''VisualNovel/GSenjouNoMaou''
* ''VisualNovel/KatawaShoujo''
* ''VisualNovel/HigurashiNoNakuKoroNi''
** ''VisualNovel/UminekoNoNakuKoroNi''
* ''Webcomic/OrderOfTheStick''
* ''VideoGame/MonsterGirlQuest''
* ''VideoGame/{{Eversion}}''
* ''Manga/ToLoveRu''
** ''ToLoveRuDarkness''
* ''BunnyMustDie''
* ''Manga/NanaToKaoru''
* ''Manga/KodomoNoJikan''

[[AC:@/OriginalHobbit]]:
* BuffyTheVampireSlayer
* {{Angel}}
* AVeryPotterMusical
* TheSookieStackhouseMysteries
* {{Skins}}
* Series/BeingHuman
* TheLWord
* Series/ForeverKnight
* DegrassiJuniorHigh
* RosemarysBaby
* ANightmareOnElmStreet
* TheInbetweeners
* LetTheRightOneIn
* SpringAwakening(haven't seen it yet, but I plan to.)
* {{Dexter}}
* WizardsOfWaverlyPlace
* Literature/{{Wicked}}
* TheVampireChronicles
* {{WEEDS}}
* AmericanPsycho

[[AC:@/{{phazonfarmer}}]]:
* FanFic/NoAntidote: I'd heard about this fic before, and mostly about how [[DarkFic dark]] it is. After finally reading it, I am happy to report that not only was it not as bad as I had thought, but it left me on a fairly optimistic note. Now I like to take some time every so often to browse the FanFicRecommendations page.
* PowerPuffGirlsDoujinshi: Before coming to this site, I'd never heard of this comic. It's a fun idea, and I now want to see how it ends. (Learning it was the inspiration for FusionFall was also a nice bonus.)
* [[http://anime.adultfanfiction.net/story.php?no=600041040 Sinners]]: A bit indirect with this one: It doesn't have its own page here[[hottip:*:Yet]], but if it hadn't been mentioned on [[FetishFuel/{{Ptitlei015gc004kw4}} Fetish Fuel]], I never would have heard of it.
* {{Sinfest}}: I'd never have thought a comic about [[HornyDevils succubi]] could warm my heart so much.

[[AC:@/PhoenixFire]]:
All sorts of stuff, especially webcomics, FreewareGames, and anime and manga of various flavors. But if there's one thing that makes up for the hours and hours of my life this place has sucked away, it's that it introduced me to ''DarkerThanBlack''. Other highlights:
* [=~D.Gray-man~=]
* Manga/FullmetalAlchemist
* {{Baccano}}
* NeonGenesisEvangelion
* SuzumiyaHaruhi
* WhenTheyCry ({{Higurashi}} and ''VisualNovel/UminekoNoNakuKoroNi'', the latter of which is now also providing [[CrowningMusicOfAwesome at least half of my music]])
* CodeGeass
* {{Watchmen}}
* {{Sandman}}
* The CodexAlera
* {{Warhammer 40K}} stuff, particularly CiaphasCain
* {{MST3K}}
* DwarfFortress
* VideoGame/ExitFate and VideoGame/LastScenario
* {{Okami}}
* YumeNikki
* Webcomic/GunnerkriggCourt
* Webcomic/GirlGenius
* Webcomic/SchlockMercenary
* {{DMFA}}
* AntiheroForHire
* DoctorHorriblesSingAlongBlog
* WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender
* Fanfic/ShinjiAndWarhammer40K. As well as both the things that went into it...
And a lot more that aren't on my "All-Time Favorites" list. In return, I shall continue to [[EntryPimp spread the gospel of]] all of the above, as well as ''TheDresdenFiles'', which despite my campaign of adding examples everywhere [[TropeOverdosed never seems to be on every trope list it should be]].

[[AC: @/{{Pokenatic}}]]
* Series/DoctorWho
* SpiceAndWolf
* {{Manga/ARIA}}
* MariaHolic
* Manga/{{Saki}}
* TokyoMagnitude8
* IWannaBeTheGuy

[[AC: @/{{PrincessGwenevere}}]]
* YumeNikki (And a love for indy games.)
* TrueRemembrance (And a love for {{Visual Novel}}s)
* WebOriginal/ThatGuyWithTheGlasses
* Literature/GoodOmens
* {{Ever17}} (Took me forever to find, download, and install that game, but totally worth it.)
* DesuDesBrigade
* MarbleHornets
* TheBirthdayMassacre

[[AC: @/ProgenyExMachina]]
* WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender: I wasn't convinced by the commercials. I was by TV Tropes.
* BenDrowned: I had read the original {{creepypasta}}, but had no idea there was more to it.
* [[{{Livejournal}} Fandom!Secrets]]
* Series/{{Firefly}}: After some [[ZigZaggedTrope zig-zagging]]. [[hottip:*:HypeAversion --> masochistic fascination --> "well, it sounds like it'd be worth a shot, at least." In true [[ZigZaggedTrope Zig-Zagged Trope]] fashion, the eventual finale of "okay, I need to see this now" was sparked by, of all things, a fanvid mentioned in passing on a TroperTales page.]]
* TheHalfWorld
* {{HHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH}}: An [[InvertedTrope inversion]]. As far as I'm aware, I was the first to mention this fic here on TV Tropes.
* MarbleHornets: Erm...[[ParanoiaFuel thanks?]]
* {{Misfile}}
* MyImmortal: Which in turn got me hooked on the [[SturgeonsLaw "genre"]], opening the gateway to other SoBadItsGood fics.
* VideoGame/{{Portal}}
* QuestionableContent

[[AC: @/{{RatOfSteel}}]]
* IWannaBeTheGuy - Curse you, Kayin, for making such an awesomely addictive game! Getting my ass [[strike:repeatedly kicked]] torn apart, set on fire, then stomped into oblivion never felt so good.
* ''MyImmortal'' - ''[[BrainBleach * shudder* ]]''
* QuestionableContent - Damn it, Faye. Just hook the hell up with Angus already!

[[AC: @/{{RichardJ}}]]
* WebOriginal/SCPFoundation - via the HighOctaneNightmareFuel page. Trust me, if you want to sleep anytime soon, don't start reading. You'll either be creeped out of your mind, or unable to stop reading the list (this happened to me, I even ended up writing a couple...)
* TheSalvationWar - Best summed up by the tagline: 'When all Hell breaks loose on Earth, all Earth breaks loose on Hell'. If you didn't get that, the story involves a 21st Century army ''busting into Hell and blowing Satan and his armies apart''. And then they go after the man upstairs.

[[AC: @/{{Rpgingmaster}}]]
* SuperRobotWars - I was already a fan. This wiki just made my passion for it go OverNineThousand.

[[AC: @/{{Ryusui}}]]
* {{Chrononauts}}: Someone posted a ''{{Chrononauts}}'' example in my TimeCrash trope. I started doing my research and now I can't wait for December, when the new edition comes out. Until then, I'll have to be satisfied with [[http://zenith.homelinux.net/chrononauts/ Chrononauts PC]].
* Literature/{{Discworld}}: I had heard of it before TVTropes, though I dare say TVTropes was my incentive to start reading them. ''{{Discworld/Hogfather}}'' was the last one I read, and with two more on the way in the near future, I better get back to catching up.
* FrankenFran: I'll admit it: I usually avoid fansubs and scanslations like the plague. The words "GratuitousJapanese" usually do not ''begin'' to describe them in my experience: by the time I'm done banging my head against all the translation notes, I begin to wonder what the point in calling it a ''translation'' was to begin with. This said, TVTropes made me curious enough to give FrankenFran a look...plenty of {{Squick}} and NightmareFuel to go around, but good stuff in the absence of a translation of ''PetShopOfHorrors'' that I can trust (that's right, Tokyopop's just as bad as the fansubbies IMHO).
* LiarGame: Like ''FrankenFran'', only with ''this'' series I'm silently raging at why no one's picked this excellent series up for the U.S. yet. Imagine ''Leverage'' (or perhaps more properly ''WhiteCollar'') meets the early volumes of ''[=~Yu-Gi-Oh!~=]'' with a bit of ''Manga/DeathNote'' for flavor.

[[AC:@/{{Saieras}}]]
* ''AdvanceWars''
* ''WesternAnimation/AdventureTime''. Haven't watched it for a while, but it was still fun.
* ''FireEmblem''
* ''GoldenSun''
* ''MagicalGirlLyricalNanoha''
* ''MahouSenseiNegima''
* ''{{Moetan}}''
* ''SuperRobotWars'', which got me to appreciate HumongousMecha and convinced me to watch...
** ''BrainPowerd''
** ''FullMetalPanic''
** ''GGundam'', now one of my favorite shows.
** ''GundamSEED''
** ''KuroganeNoLinebarrel''
** ''MartianSuccessorNadesico''
** ''MobileSuitGundam''
** ''NeonGenesisEvangelion''
** ''{{Zeorymer}}'', which I looked into due to this site's apparent disdain for it. Aside from anticlimactic battles and the manga's GratuitousRape, it's actually not that bad.
* WebOriginal/ThatGuyWithTheGlasses
* ''ComicBook/{{Watchmen}}''
* And about half the items on the Horrible pages.

[[AC:@/{{sanfranman91}}:]]
* ''VideoGame/AmnesiaTheDarkDescent'': Thanks to TvTropes' references to this game, I still have nightmares of Mr. Face stalking me. Was it worth it? '''ABSOLUTELY.'''
* ''WebOriginal/TheAngryVideoGameNerd'': As a fan of WebOriginal/TheNostalgiaCritic, I wondered if his rival was any good. After reading TVTropes, I watched a few episodes. Since that day, I've converted into a member of the AVGN fandom and would probably root for him if he ever battled WebOriginal/TheNostalgiaCritic again (even though I still watch the latter).
* Any movie with '''BrianBlessed!!!'''
* ''{{Gantz}}'': And boy, did [[GrowingTheBeard the manga take off after volume 10.]] Thanks fellow tropers for the recommendation!
* JamProject would not be on my iPhone if it weren't for the CrowningMusicOfAwesome page.
* ''KamenRider'': Nothing like good {{Tokusatsu}} to make you feel like a kid again. '''HENSHIN!'''
* ''LetTheRightOneIn'': Who knew a ToyShip between a boy and a vampire would make such an amazing love (and horror) story?
* ''The08thMSTeam'': Seriously, after reading the review and examples from this OVA, I gave this short series a try. BEST. GUNDAM. OVA. EVER. (Well... the twelfth episode was kind of unnecessary. I could see why {{Toonami}} kept it out of their broadcasts.)
* ''NeonGenesisEvangelion'': A timeless classic that I would have otherwise overlooked.
* ''VisionOfEscaflowne'': Again, another timeless classic that shouldn't be forgotten.
* ''WolfsRain'': This is one of my favorite shows of all time, in any genre. And I would've never heard of it if it wasn't for TVTropes.


[[AC:@/SapphireFlame:]]
* ''TengenToppaGurrenLagann'': I only started watching it because the wiki kept constantly talking about it and I wanted to see it for myself. I was not disappointed.
* ''Webcomic/OrderOfTheStick'': Again, a great decision.
* ''DanAndMabsFurryAdventures''
* ''WebOriginal/ZeroPunctuation''
* ''WebOriginal/ThatGuyWithTheGlasses''
* I'm not sure if this counts, but quite a few songs on my Ipod would not be there if it weren't for the CrowningMusicOfAwesome page.

[[AC: @/{{Scialen}}]]
* ''{{Watchmen}}'' finally built the bridge between damn fine writing and comics (yes, I know it is a Graphic Novel, but for me, this blend of comic-style art and fiction led me to have Watchmen as the very ''definition'' of Graphic Novel).
* ''PlanescapeTorment''. Seriously. I am a fan of [=RPG=]s but this is just blowing my mind.
* ''SuzumiyaHaruhi''

[[AC:@/{{Sen}}]]
* ''VideoGame/EarthBound''
* ''Anime/{{FLCL}}''
* ''Literature/GoodOmens''
* ''{{Nextwave}}''
* ''{{Runaways}}''
* ''{{Screenwipe}}''
* ''TheLastStarfighter''

[[AC: @/{{Serperoth}}]]
* ''{{Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann}}''
* ''{{My Immortal}}''
* Rekindled my interest in ''Literature/{{Discworld}}''

[[AC:@/{{Shaon}}]]
* ''NaruTaru''
* ''SailorNothing''
* ''YuMeDream''
I have weird tastes, don't hate.

[[AC:@/ShotgunNinja]]
* WebOriginal/ThatGuyWithTheGlasses, and [[WebOriginal/AtopTheFourthWall everyone]] [[WebOriginal/TheSpoonyExperiment involved]]
* ''MahouSenseiNegima''
* ''SuzumiyaHaruhi''
* ''SoulEater''
* ''HistorysStrongestDiscipleKenichi''
* ''KeychainOfCreation''
* ''BrawlInTheFamily''
* ''IrregularWebcomic'' and ''DarthsAndDroids''
* {{AMV Hell}}, and through it, ''AzumangaDaioh'' and ''OnePiece''

[[AC:@/{{sgtangua4}}]]
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Avatar the Last Airbender}}''
* ''{{Bleach}}''
* ''Series/{{Doctor Who}}''
* ''Series/{{Firefly}}''
* ''{{Sandman}}''
* ''Comicbook/{{Watchmen}}''
* ''Anime/ReadOrDie''
* ''CodeGeass'' - I have the first two light novels.
* ''{{Vision of Escaflowne}}'' [[http://www.youtube.com/user/hbi2k hbi2k]] certainly helped.
* ''MetalGearSolid''
* ''KingdomHearts''
* ''Literature/GoodOmens''

[[AC:@/{{Sijo}}]]
* Webcomics: Webcomic/OrderOfTheStick,TheGodsOfArrKelaan, Webcomic/GirlGenius
* In fact I check TVT regularly just to discover series I've never heard of (in any media.)

[[AC:@/{{SirMegaTowel}}]]
* AxisPowersHetalia
* VinlandSaga
* WebOriginal/SCPFoundation
* DoctorHorriblesSingAlongBlog
* BillyVsSNAKEMAN

[[AC:@/{{Skazka}}]]
* ''Comicbook/{{Watchmen}}''
* ''{{Sandman}}'' (well, got me back into it)
* ''TanzDerVampire''
* ''{{Elisabeth}}''
* ''Bite Me!''
* TheVampireChronicles
* KimNewman
* ''SweeneyTodd''
* ''StarTrek''
* ''Fanfic/DumbledoresArmyAndTheYearOfDarkness''
* ''Film/{{Labyrinth}}'' (again)

[[AC: @/{{Skrim}}]]
* ''OrionsArm'': Saw it first on the NoTranshumanismAllowed page (the one work which averted the trope, mocked it, shot at it with antimatter missiles and threw it into a black hole). I already had some transhumanist vibes, so I naturally explored the work and got hooked.
* ''BattleForWesnoth'': Looking for freeware games.
* ''GroundControl'': Same.
* ''Webcomic/OrderOfTheStick'': How can you not run into that here?
* ''Webcomic/GunnerkriggCourt'': Not sure how I found this.
* ''DarthsAndDroids'': The image on MinMaxing.
* ''DMOfTheRings'': The image on CallThatAFormation.
* ''TheSilmarillion'': Got there from the LordOfTheRings page.
* ''Film/ThePrincessBride'': {{Hello}}. MyNameIsInigoMontoya. YouKilledMyFather. PrepareToDie.
* ''{{QI}}'': Again not sure.

[[AC: @/{{Sneebs}}]]
* Anime
** RahXephon - This series reintroduced me to the series I once noticed in the movie store but [[AnimationAgeGhetto I was too afraid to rent in front of my dad]]. I'm glad it did.
** PrincessTutu - A series I'd brush off as frivolous fluff, the good word of many a troper won me over.

[[AC: @/{{Solandra}}]]
* WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender: After experiencing HypeAversion, I finally got around to checking it out. It really ''is'' one of the best WesternAnimation series ever. Maybe not 100% perfect, but much better and more entertaining than 90% of TV shows out there.
* AxisPowersHetalia: I'm not ashamed to admit that I like the series, and it was pretty much curiosity about where all these cool-sounding references to anthropomorphic personifications of countries were coming from that drew me into it.
* BridgeOfBirds: I am eternally grateful to the troper who put it on the Gush page for Literature, because that was what made me decide to check it out and find out that it isn't as epic as s/he made it sound...it's even ''more'' epic.
* Literature/GoodOmens: The page for the book made it sound like a fun and quirky book, so I borrowed it from the library. And of course, it turned out to be exactly the kind of book I love. Not to mention that it introduced me to...
* NeilGaiman: I wouldn't even have ''heard'' of him if it were not for this website. He's now one of my favorite authors.
* And a ton of {{webcomic}}s (ElGoonishShive, Webcomic/GirlGenius, Webcomic/GunnerkriggCourt, KhaosKomix...), thanks to tropers {{Entry Pimp}}ing the hell out of them.

[[AC:@/SpaceJawa]]
* ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender''
* ''JusticeLeague''
* Any AbridgedSeries I watch, though I may have gotten into those through a different source.

[[AC:@/{{Specialist290}}]]
I can blame TV Tropes for getting me interested in:
* {{Touhou}}
* Literature/{{Discworld}}
* Series/{{Firefly}}
* TheyMightBeGiants
* CowboyBebop
* GunslingerGirl
* Countless other anime that I doubtless never would have seen if I hadn't heard of them here. To a lesser extent, {{Anime}} in general, although I had watched a few of my friend's before finding this site.

[[AC: @/{{SpiriTsunami}}]]
Just about every webcomic I've ever checked out (and there are a ''lot'' of them), either directly or through links provided by those Project Wonderful ads on so many of the comics' sites. Also...
* ''Series/{{Firefly}}'' (and also ''{{Dollhouse}}'', sort of -- I've watched that show from the beginning, but only got so hyped up about it before it debuted due to the rave reviews here for Whedon's earlier work)
* ''MagicalGirlLyricalNanoha''
* ''LuckyStar''
* ''CodeGeass''
* ''{{Touhou}}''
* ''KodomoNoJikan''
* ''HayateTheCombatButler''
* ''ShakuganNoShana''
* ''{{Empowered}}''
* ''{{Runaways}}''
* [[http://pokedex.deviantart.com/ This]].
* [[http://board8.wikia.com/wiki/Main_Page This, too]].

[[AC: @/StardustRain]]
* WesternAnimation/AdventureTime
* FreaksAndGeeks
* Scribblenauts
* DeadLikeMe
* SummerWars
* Otherworld
* SnowCrash
* ARIA
* DennouCoil
* ScandinaviaAndTheWorld
* TheTerribleSecretOfAnimalCrossing
* ImprovEverywhere

[[AC: @/SunnyV]]
* {{xkcd}}
* ''AzumangaDaioh''
* ''{{Yotsubato}}''
* ''GunslingerGirl''
* ''SerialExperimentsLain''
* ''CowboyBebop''

[[AC:@/SweetMadness]]
* ''FireEmblem'' (The series that convinced me that turn-based strategy RPG's can be ''awesome''.)
* ''TengenToppaGurrenLagann'' (I really cannot thank this wiki enough for convincing me to watch this series.)
* ''{{Bleach}}''
* ''Webcomic/GirlGenius''
* ''Webcomic/GunnerkriggCourt''
* ''Webcomic/OrderOfTheStick''
* ''{{Sandman}}'' (and really, comic books in general)
* ''Literature/{{Discworld}}'' (As with Gurren Lagann, I cannot thank you all enough for introducing me to these books)
* ''{{Warhammer40k}}'' and multiple other RPG settings/systems
* TheDresdenFiles

[[AC: @/Taneb]]
I arrived from IrregularWebcomic and DarthsAndDroids (which, for those curious, I got via MurderousMaths) and from here went all over the place
* ElGoonishShive
* Webcomic/{{Freefall}}
* MSPaintAdventures
** From MSPaintAdventures I got into:
** Series/{{Firefly}}
** MarbleHornets
** {{Minecraft}}
* {{Scribblenauts}}
* TheWotch
** {{Cheer}}
* And a whole bunch of other stuff

[[AC: @/{{Tandra88}}]]
Believe it or not, I found TVTropes from...TheOtherWiki. Yep, all because I hit the random article button. After that, the rest was history. Here are my addictions:
* WebOriginal/YuGiOhTheAbridgedSeries: Oh yes. I was searching about YuGiOh5Ds on the site when I ran across the title. I clicked it, followed the link to LittleKuriboh's channel. However, it was blocked, so I watched the series on the official page and fell in love with it. It also lead me to...
* YuGiOh: Yep. I got into the YuGioh fandom in 5Ds and knew absolutely nothing about the original. Combined with the Abridged Series and TVTropes, it's one of the things I can recite from memory! [[spoiler: still working on finishing the series however.]]
* AxisPowersHetalia: [[AxisPowersHetalia Hetalia...sweet, sweet, Hetalia...]]
* MyImmortal: Wishing I could get that time back...
* DragonBallAbridged: Half to this site, half to YuGiOh.
* TheTerribleSecretOfAnimalCrossing: Please, whatever you do, if you want to keep your view of AnimalCrossing carefree and happy--as it should be--don't ever read this. Then lie down. [[ThisIsSparta You. Will. Regret. It]].
* HyakujitsuNoBara: Stumbled upon it and decided to read the manga online. Best couple of hours of my life.


[[AC: @/TheStray]]
Came here through Google looking for information on the term SeriesBible. Since that time I've been introduced to:
* JonathanStrangeAndMrNorrell
* DarthsAndDroids
* DMOfTheRings
* Webcomic/GirlGenius
* Webcomic/TheAdventuresOfDrMcNinja
* ElGoonishShive
* TheMelancholyOfHaruhiSuzumiya
* {{Scrubs}}
* WebOriginal/ZeroPunctuation
* Sought out Series/DoctorWho (I was aware of it, but hadn't seen more than a few episodes of the new series)
* And, in a roundabout way (TV Tropes introduced me to Girl Genius, which introduced me to Othar's Twitter) inspired me to write TheTaleOfGavenMorren.

[[AC: @/TheTallOne]]
* WebOriginal/ThatGuyWithTheGlasses
* Webcomic/OrderOfTheStick
* XKCD
* StarTrek (I'd heard of it, just never seen it...)
* Music/UltimateShowdownOfUltimateDestiny (Which I now have memorized)
* TONS of music. Just tons.

[[AC: @/TinaBanina96]]
Tv Tropes has dragged me into a few fandoms, and by extension of that, into others. It's also made me more interested in them than I was before, and relive and re-watch old series or things I only had a passing interest in.

* AxisPowersHetalia (This actually became my biggest fandom. Honestly, I love it so much. Without TV Tropes, I never ever ever ever would have gotten into it. Now I'm a really active member of the community, and even on a bunch o some of the Hetalia Trope pages :D)
* DragonBallZAbridged
* JusticeLeague
* {{Naruto}} (Reignited my devotion to this!)
* OrderOfTheStick
* WolverineAndTheXMen
* XMenEvolution
* XMenTheAnimatedSeries

[[AC: @/ToaNovu]]
This site acted as my gateway drug into anime and manga. It started with innocent little Fruits Basket around three years ago. Since then, either directly or inderectly because of this site, I have watched and/or read the entirety of (or what is out to this point in the case of ongoing series):

* TwentiethCenturyBoys
* {{Akira}}
* {{Arago}}
* {{Baccano}}
* {{Basquash}}
* {{Bleach}}
* BunnyDrop
* CodeGeass
* CowboyBebop
* DeadmanWonderland
* Manga/DeathNote
* DennouCoil
* DragonBall
* {{Durarara}}
* FruitsBasket
* Anime/FullmetalAlchemist
* [[Manga/FullmetalAlchemist Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood]]
* FullMetalPanic
* Interstella5555
* JyuOhSei
* LightNovel/KinosJourney
* MobileSuitGundam
* MyNeighborTotoro
* Anime/{{Monster}}
* {{Naruto}}
* {{One Piece}}}
* OuranHighSchoolHostClub
* PandoraHearts
* PetShopOfHorrors
* PonyoOnACliffByTheSea
* PrincessJellyfish
* PrincessTutu
* PumpkinScissors
* RurouniKenshin
* SoulEater
* SpiritedAway
* TengenToppaGurrenLagann
* {{Trigun}}
* VisionOfEscaflowne
* WolfsRain
* [=~Yotsuba&!~=]
* YuYuHakusho

[[AC: Tropers/TheToonGeekette]]
* Webcomic/OrderOfTheStick
* RevolutionaryGirlUtena
* AstroCity (the "Confession" storyline is now my favorite comic book story ever)
* WebOriginal/ZeroPunctuation (even though I lost interest after the Sims 3 review)
* NeonGenesisEvangelion (even though I personally find it overrated)
* PrincessTutu
* AMVHell
* {{Narbonic}}
* {{Deadpool}}
* {{Nextwave}}
* {{Sonichu}}, much to my dismay
* DarthsAndDroids
* Webcomic/{{Shortpacked}}
* KungFuPanda - I'd been skeptical when I saw the trailer, but the praise I kept seeing here got me to finally watch it.
* SailorMoonAbridged
* Literature/{{Discworld}}
* Literature/GoodOmens
* YTheLastMan
* {{Bone}}
* KidRadd
* ScandinaviaAndTheWorld
* WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic

[[AC:@/{{toalordsothe}}]]
* ''AnsemRetort''... just AnsemRetort.
* ''TengenToppaGurrenLagann''
* ''VideoGame/TheWorldEndsWithYou''
* ''SamuraiChamploo''
* ''SomethingPositive''
* ''{{Naruto}}''
* ''{{Deadpool}}''

TV Tropes also turned me on to ''TheyMightBeGiants'' so thanks for that as well.

[[AC: Tropers/{{Trebor}}]]

* AzumangaDaioh
* CreatureFeature
* {{Daria}}
* FranzFerdinand
* {{Lights}}
* SuzumiyaHaruhi
* {{xkcd}}

[[AC:Tropers/TwinBird]]
* Freaking ''WebComic/{{Homestuck}}''!
* ''VideoGame/CaveStory''.
* ''{{QI}}''. Not that... I've actually been watching more than the short promos inexplicably posted on BBC Worldwide... that would be illegal, after all... *cough*.
** By extension, {{Panel Show}}s in general. Who knew that ''WhoseLineIsItAnyway'' was part of a genre, and a pretty bland example at that? (...other than everyone living outside, or who has ever been outside, or who is aware there is a world outside the US, or who regularly listens to NPR or one of a number of other stations...)
** Also, ''ABitOfFryAndLaurie''... God, what ''happened'' to Hugh?
* ''DanAndMabsFurryAdventures''
* Got me back into ''Webcomic/GirlGenius'' after almost half a decade, having been put off in the early web days by the whole "basic material"/"advanced class" thing.
* ''ExcelSaga'', ''waaay'' back in the day.
* ''HaruhiSuzumiya''... [[FanMyopia of course]].

[[AC:[[Tropers.TwosComplement Two's Complement]]]]
* MSPaintAdventures
* ElGoonishShive
* {{Touhou}}
* WindomXP
* IWannaBeTheGuy (Unfortunately).
* YumeNikki [[hottip:*:Well, not entirely. My friend found a gameplay video on the related videos of the Japanese falcon punch/kirby remix. I forgot about it for a month, then suddenly found a link to "Yume Nikki" on TVTropes and somehow knew it was the same game. It was]].
* BoboboboBobobo
* RanmaOneHalf
* {{Tsukihime}}
* SayaNoUta

[[AC:@/{{Umbee}}]]
* ''ArTonelico''. Never actually been able to play it due to not owning a [=PS2=], but I know as much about it as I can without owning any of the games.
* ''BasicInstructions''
* EmilieAutumn
* ''YumeNikki''
* ''ChoppingBlock''

[[AC: @/UnknownTroper]]
* ''DragonAge: Origins''
* ''{{X-COM}}''
* ''TheDresdenFiles''
* ''CodexAlera''
* ''TheLastDaysOfFoxhound''
* ''HaveIGotNewsForYou''
* ''BlazBlue''

[[AC: @/{{Vilui}}]]
* ''MaiHime'' -- has now become my favourite anime
* ''{{Megatokyo}}'' -- has now become my favourite webcomic
* ''RedString''
* ''SailorNothing''

[[AC: @/{{Wackd}}]]
* ''{{Multiplex}}''
* ''[[OneOverZero 1/0]]''
* ''{{XKCD}}''
* ''Literature/{{Discworld}}''
* ''{{Clerks}}'' -- and, by extension, the ViewAskewniverse
* ''Webcomic/{{Order of the Stick}}'' is an odd example, in that a somewhat annoying but well-meaning friend of mine started ranting about it over the phone to me once and to shut him up I promised I'd check it out. Months later, with that conversation long forgotten, I found TV Tropes, fell in love with ''Webcomic/{{Order of the Stick}}'' and was able to be honest with him when he asked me if I'd looked at it.
** I had a similar experience with ''Series/{{Firefly}}'', having heard of its awesomeness all over the web but only being tempted to watch it once I came here.
* ''{{Loserz}}''
* {{Walkyverse}}
* WebOriginal/ThatGuyWithTheGlasses -- and, by extension, ''WebOriginal/AtopTheFourthWall''
* ''{{Daria}}''

[[AC:@/{{Wanderingmagus}}]]
* ''Manga/FullmetalAlchemist''
* ''{{El Goonish Shive}}''
* ''{{Misfile}}''

[[AC:Tropers/WolfMoonRising]]
* PrincessTutu
* ThreeWorldsCollide
* OneOverZero

[[AC:Tropers/YvannaIrie (in order of "whatever pops into my head")]]
* ElGoonishShive - saw it mentioned, decided to check it out
* GunnerkriggCourt - same story, ''then'' had a friend recommend it to me
* Anime/AngelBeats - ditto
* Literature/{{Durarara}} - ditto
* CuantaVida (and by extension pretty much the entirety of VideoGame/TeamFortress2) - Abusing the "Random" button enough, then taking a WikiWalk
* Anime/TengenToppaGurrenLagann (anyone surprised?) - Well I ''had'' to find out what the whole fuss was about, didn't I?
* {{Homestuck}} through which MSPaintAdventures - ditto
* LastDaysOfFOXHOUND (This comic here? My headcanon. [[SincerityMode Thank you]] for cracking up ''MetalGearSolid'' for me, TvTropes!) - Some way through the "related" on MetalGearSolid
* HalfLife and the episodes. ESPECIALLY the episodes. - Binged CrowningMomentOfAwesome, multiple mentions, had to play
* MassEffect - Spoiled parts of the plot to myself, had to find out what the hell was going on otherwise
* KinkMeme|s in general - especially the WebOriginal/ThatGuyWithTheGlasses KinkMeme that reindoctrinated me to the site (and as a side-effect had me making friends with a lot of awesome folk)

[[AC: @/{{Zenning}}]]
* Literature/{{Discworld}}: An amazing series that this troper enjoys thanks to TV Tropes.. Only half a year since his introduction, and he owns 30 of the series books.
* Fanfic/{{Shinji And Warhammer 40 K}}: The series introduced this troper to the idea that yes.. Fanfiction can actually be worth reading.
* {{Ciaphas Cain}}: This trope always been a fan of the {{Cowardly Lion}}, and {{Lighter and Softer}}. I also like Warhammer, so when he heard about the series here, he went out and bought The Hero of the Imperium. No regrets.

[[AC:Tropers/{{Zerky}}]]
* Webcomic/GunnerkriggCourt: A fortunate introduction. Less fortunate was the introduction to the infuriating written [=QAs=] with the writer.
* HaruhiSuzumiya: Her only regret is watching it in the broadcast order.
* Literature/AFistfulOfSky: Obscure book is obscure. zerky actually had to buy this one used from a seller in another country.
* TheVampireDiaries: Given all its parallels to Twilight and her own militant HypeAversion, this is a pleasure so guilty it makes zerky feel as if she is taking pleasure in [[Series/{{Firefly}} sodomizing and eating someone's freshly-murdered body]] while watching this. That said... OMGCAROLINE

[[AC:Tropers/{{Zfish9}}]]
* AntiheroforHire: Only read a few so far
* Webcomic/EightBitTheater: also only read a few here
* ElGoonishShive: I think it was the image on the FlatWhat page...
* HaruhiSuzumiya: One of the multiple series that I've just wondered what the hell it was about and why it's so popular.
* HigurashiNoNakuKoroNi: Learned about this after I got into K:BDH below. it's my current obsession.
* Fanfic/KyonBigDamnHero: Found this after getting into Haruhi and hitting the "random page" button a few times.
* LuckyStar: I haven't decided yet if i'm going to watch this yet. I havn't found the time.
* OmamoriHimari: One link lead to another... the caption under the image didn't help me not read it.
* OneOverZero: 1003 comic ArchiveBinge in 3 days...ish.
* Webcomic/OrderOfTheStick: From the, [[SarcasmMode of all pages]], LampshadeHanging page.
->'''Hobgoblin''': Supreme Leader, I have that lampshade you requested.
->'''Red Cloak''': [[LampshadeHanging Just hang it anywhere]].

[[AC:Tropers/{{IEnjoyAcidPops}}]]
* {{Glee}}. One insanely popular show I didn't know what the fuss was about until I watched the pilot while home [[BlatantLies sick]] from school after browsing Tropes...and I'm glad I did.
* Like many tropers on this page, I discovered {{xkcd}} through this site.
* The friggin PercyJacksonAndTheOlympians books, man. I'm insanely addicted.
TVTropesAsAGateWayDrug/TropersSToZ
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* ''Anime/CodeGeass: Fanfic/LelouchOfBritannia'' ''Fanfic/CodeGeassLelouchOfBritannia'' One of the best fan-fics I've read.


* FanFiction/''CodeGeass:LelouchOfBritannia'' One of the best fan-fics I've read.

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* FanFiction/''CodeGeass:LelouchOfBritannia'' *''Anime/CodeGeass: Fanfic/LelouchOfBritannia'' One of the best fan-fics I've read.


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* ''CodeGeass:''LelouchOfBritannia'' FanFiction/''CodeGeass:LelouchOfBritannia'' One of the best fan-fics I've read.


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* ''CodeGeass: LelouchOfBritannia'' ''FanFiction/CodeGeass:LelouchOfBritannia'' One of the best fan-fics I've read.


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* ''CodeGeass: FanFiction/LelouchOfBritannia'' LelouchOfBritannia'' One of the best fan-fics I've read.


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