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* TheCameo: Anne Dudek (Natalie) and Creator/LauraPrepon (Karen) appeared in flashbacks.

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* TheCameo: Anne Dudek Creator/AnneDudek (Natalie) and Creator/LauraPrepon (Karen) appeared in flashbacks.


* LineOfSightName:

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* LineOfSightName: LineOfSightAlias:


** The time that Lily told Marshall to sit between Robin and Barney was on the Fourth of July, despite the fact that they were hiding their relationship through the entire summer.


* OddNameOut: The StrawVegetarian Ted dated in one of the Flashbacks was named "Strawberry", which is why the gang point out to Ted that she was obviously crazy.

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* OddNameOut: The StrawVegetarian Ted dated in one of the Flashbacks was named "Strawberry", "[[PunnyName Strawberry]]", which is why the gang point out to Ted that she was obviously crazy.


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* RidiculouslyPhotogenic: Robin tried to take a bad picture of Barney after they notice that all his pictures have him in the exact same pose, even when he is bent over, or ''eating a chip''. She only manages it a year later.
** Completely averted with Marshall, who either has his eyes closed in every take, or is making a terrible face, even with Ted signaling when to open his eyes.


* AllMenarePerverts: Marshall’s breakfast birthday for Lily was Spain themed, completed with live music and a guitarist. Later decided to take the guitarist with him because he was looking at Lily with pervert eyes.

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* AllMenarePerverts: AllMenArePerverts: Marshall’s breakfast birthday for Lily was Spain themed, completed with live music and a guitarist. Later decided to take the guitarist with him because he was looking at Lily with pervert eyes.

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* AllMenarePerverts: Marshall’s breakfast birthday for Lily was Spain themed, completed with live music and a guitarist. Later decided to take the guitarist with him because he was looking at Lily with pervert eyes.


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* ColorMotif: Ted tries to whisper to Amanda that Lily’s favorite color is yellow (which was the wrong answer), with yellow being associated to The Mother.


*** A year later, Amanda became "Bertha" because she attended Lily's ''Birth''day.



* ActuallyPrettyFunny: When the cake Amanda bakes turns out to read "Happy 42nd Birthday, Lori," Lily simply laughs it off, presumably realizing it was an honest mistake. It's ''Marshall'' that blows up.

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* ActuallyPrettyFunny: When the cake Amanda bakes turns out to read "Happy 42nd Birthday, Lori," Lily simply laughs it off, presumably realizing it was an honest mistake. It's ''Marshall'' that who blows up.

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* ActuallyPrettyFunny: When the cake Amanda bakes turns out to read "Happy 42nd Birthday, Lori," Lily simply laughs it off, presumably realizing it was an honest mistake. It's ''Marshall'' that blows up.


* AndZoidberg:
-->'''Lily''': I can't imagine a better birthday than being here with my four best friends! Yay! Oh, Ted's here now, yay!
--> (opens the door)
-->'''Ted''': Happy Birthday! This is Amanda.
-->'''Lily''': And Amanda. [[DeadpanSnarker Yay]].



* TheMusicMeister: Marshall being Marshall, he planned songs to use for Lily's birthday

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* TheMusicMeister: Marshall being Marshall, he planned songs to use for Lily's birthdaybirthday.
* MyFriendsAndZoidberg:
-->'''Lily''': I can't imagine a better birthday than being here with my four best friends! Yay! Oh, Ted's here now, yay!
--> (opens the door)
-->'''Ted''': Happy Birthday! This is Amanda.
-->'''Lily''': And Amanda. [[DeadpanSnarker Yay.]]

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* BaitAndSwitch: During the "Guess who" game where Lily had to guess who wrote her positive attributes, Lily guesses the first one correctly (it was Robin's, since it was long and heartwarming). The following card only had a "you seem nice", which led Lily and Marshall to think it was from Amanda. It was actually Barney's.
-->'''Barney''': And I meant every word!

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* RomanticFalseLead: It's very obvious that Amanda is not The Mother. When Lily decides to give her a chance, she says that "For all I know, she could be The One". A year later, Ted also forgot her name.


** Marshall's OOCIsSeriousBusiness below not only supports Lily's reason above, but also the fact that he's the one who had to clean Ted's "messes" up.

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** Marshall's OOCIsSeriousBusiness below not only supports Lily's reason above, but also the fact that he's the one who had to clean Ted's "messes" up.up, and that inviting these girls to serious events makes them think Ted is more serious about them than he really is.


*** To Lily's apendix surgery, Ted brought... [[BrutalHonesty a chick he admitted he was trying to bang]]. Even Lily fist-bumped him.

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*** To Lily's apendix appendix surgery, Ted brought... [[BrutalHonesty a chick he admitted he was trying to bang]]. Even Lily fist-bumped him.


* NoAccountingForTaste: Lily and Marshall point out that Ted kept bringing his random dates to their important moments always thinking every one of them could be "The One", therefor making them think the relation is serious and making their inevitable break-ups even harder on them.

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* NoAccountingForTaste: Lily and Marshall point out that Ted kept bringing his random dates to their important moments always thinking every one of them could be "The One", therefor therefore making them think the relation is serious and making their inevitable break-ups even harder on them.


** Ted kept mistaking all the names of his previous dates when Lily made him play "Name the Bitch".
*** First thinking Leilani, the girl Ted brought to the gang's first Christmas together was "Sarah", asotiating the name to "Santa".

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** Ted kept mistaking all the names of his previous dates when Lily made him play "Name the ''That'' Bitch".
*** First thinking Leilani, the girl Ted brought to the gang's first Christmas together was "Sarah", asotiating associating the name to with "Santa".



*** To Lily's apendix surgery, Ted brought... [[BrutalHonesty a chick he admited he was trying to bang]]. Even Lily high-fived him.

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*** To Lily's apendix surgery, Ted brought... [[BrutalHonesty a chick he admited admitted he was trying to bang]]. Even Lily high-fived fist-bumped him.



** Amanda, Ted's GirlOfTheWeek, decorated Lily's birthday cake with a "Happy ''42th'' Birthday ''Lori''".
* AccidentalPervert: Barney thought Slash was grabbing his ass during a group picture. Marshall then confesses that it was him because he thought it was Lily.

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** Amanda, Ted's GirlOfTheWeek, decorated Lily's birthday cake with a "Happy ''42th'' ''42nd'' Birthday ''Lori''".
* AccidentalPervert: Barney thought Slash was grabbing his ass during a group picture. Marshall then confesses that it was him because he thought it Barney was Lily.



** The "Happy '''42th''' Birthday '''Lori'''" punchlines a few minutes later by both Barney and Robin.

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** The "Happy '''42th''' '''42nd''' Birthday '''Lori'''" punchlines a few minutes later by both Barney and Robin.



** The very first of Lily's pictures shown was taken after the events of "[[Recap/HowIMetYourMotherS5E05DualCitizenship Dual Citizenship]]" where Barney and Robin were still a couple.

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** The very first of Lily's pictures shown was taken after the events of "[[Recap/HowIMetYourMotherS5E05DualCitizenship Dual "[[Recap/HowIMetYourMotherS5E05DuelCitizenship Duel Citizenship]]" where Barney and Robin were still a couple.



** When Marshall is pretending to be a bird, he is holding the hat with his right hand, but in the photograph (in which Lily is upset), he is holding the hat with his left hand. Marshall's eyes were also opened in this photo. Same for Barney, who can be seen right before the photograph adjusting his tie with his right hand and holding his glass with his left hand, but who is then adjusting his tie with his left hand and is holding his glass with his right hand in the photgraph.
** Back in Season 1, Ted said that he hasn't seen Natalie in three years. The first season started in September 2005, and the episode he saw her again was on October of the same year. However, Marshall's flashback happened on February 2005.
** In a funeral picture, Lily is showing Barney he is wearing a suit, while in "[[Recap/HowIMetYourMotherS2E14MondayNightFootball Monday Night Football]]", he says that he never wears a suit at a funeral.
* CynicismCatalyst[=/=]TookALevelInCynic: Marshall claims that since he has to console ''all of Ted's exes'', he became less and less sympathetic towards them.
* DeathGlare: Averted by Lily not shooting Amanda her "You're Dead to me" look, but straight with Marshall for ruining Lily's Birthday.
* {{Flashback}}: Two of Ted's previous dates (the picture with Slash on Barney's birthday and the StrawVegetarian at Marshall's test), Karen ruining Spring Break in Paris and Marshall consoling Natalie and other two girls at the apartment.
* FlashForward: The last scene of the episode takes place a year later, with Lily playing "Name That Bitch" with Ted on Amanda's picture, Marshall still taking a terrible picture (but with his eyes open) and Robin finally taking a bad picture of Barney.
* {{Foreshadowing}}: Lily joked that Barney and Robin wouldn't last. While she said that as part of a ContinuityNod, this becomes HarsherInHindsight after Barney and Robin's divorce at the finale.

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** When Marshall is pretending to be a bird, he is holding the hat with his right hand, but in the photograph (in which Lily is upset), he is holding the hat with his left hand. Marshall's eyes were also opened in this photo. Same for Barney, who can be seen right before the photograph adjusting his tie with his right hand and holding his glass with his left hand, but who is then adjusting his tie with his left hand and is holding his glass with his right hand in the photgraph.
photograph.
** Back in Season 1, Ted said that he hasn't seen Natalie in three years. The first season started in September 2005, and the episode he saw her again was on October of the same year. However, Marshall's flashback happened on February 2005.
2005. Not to mention the fact that Ted broke up with her in a restaurant, not the apartment, so there's no reason for her to be there in the first place.
** In a funeral picture, picture Lily is showing shows, Barney he is wearing a suit, while in "[[Recap/HowIMetYourMotherS2E14MondayNightFootball Monday Night Football]]", he says that he never wears a suit at a funeral.
** The time that Lily told Marshall to sit between Robin and Barney was on the Fourth of July, despite the fact that they were hiding their relationship through the entire summer.
* CynicismCatalyst[=/=]TookALevelInCynic: Marshall claims that since he has to console ''all of Ted's exes'', he became has become less and less sympathetic towards them.
* DeathGlare: Averted by Lily not shooting Amanda her "You're Dead to me" look, but played straight with Marshall for ruining Lily's Birthday.
birthday.
* {{Flashback}}: Two of Ted's previous dates (the picture with Slash on Barney's birthday and the StrawVegetarian at Marshall's test), bar-exam party), Karen ruining Spring Break in Paris and Marshall consoling Natalie and other two girls at the apartment.
* FlashForward: The last scene of the episode takes place a year later, with Lily playing "Name That ''That'' Bitch" with Ted on Amanda's picture, Marshall still taking a terrible picture (but with his eyes open) and Robin finally taking a bad picture of Barney.
* {{Foreshadowing}}: In a flashback, Lily joked jokes that Barney and Robin wouldn't last. While she said that as part of a ContinuityNod, this becomes HarsherInHindsight after Barney and Robin's divorce at the finale.



-->'''Robin''': (who is sitting right beside Lily) [[ImStandingRightHere Hey!]]

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-->'''Robin''': (who is sitting right beside Lily) [[ImStandingRightHere Hey!]]Hey!



--->'''Marshall''': Your brain makes assotiations in a very obvious way.

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--->'''Marshall''': Your brain makes assotiations associations in a very obvious way.



* NoAccountingForTaste: Lily and Marshall point out that Ted kept bringing his random dates to their important moments always thinking every one of them could be "The One", therefor making them think the relation is serious and making their innevitable break-ups even harder on them.

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* NoAccountingForTaste: Lily and Marshall point out that Ted kept bringing his random dates to their important moments always thinking every one of them could be "The One", therefor making them think the relation is serious and making their innevitable inevitable break-ups even harder on them.



* PinkMeansFeminine: Robin's dress on Lily's 32nd birthday.

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* PinkMeansFeminine: Robin's dress on Lily's 32nd birthday.dress.



* TrueBlueFemininity: Lily's dress on her 32nd birthday.

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* TrueBlueFemininity: Lily's dress on her 32nd birthday.dress.

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