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** Embarrassing nicknames or callsigns are common practice in the real life military for pilots. They're always assigned by someone else as a way to make sure that the pilot [[NeverLiveItDown never forgets]] a really bad day. Also, like the Wonderbolts, it's done in the name of rough friendship or camaraderie, not out of malice.

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** Embarrassing nicknames or callsigns are common practice in the real life military for pilots. They're always assigned by someone else as a way to make sure that the pilot [[NeverLiveItDown [[OnceDoneNeverForgotten never forgets]] a really bad day. Also, like the Wonderbolts, it's done in the name of rough friendship or camaraderie, not out of malice.



* VitriolicBestBuds: Invoked by the Wonderbolts' tradition of creating {{embarrassing nickname}}s for members after [[NeverLiveItDown their embarrassing first impressions]].[[invoked]]

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* VitriolicBestBuds: Invoked by the Wonderbolts' tradition of creating {{embarrassing nickname}}s for members after [[NeverLiveItDown [[OnceDoneNeverForgotten their embarrassing first impressions]].[[invoked]]


* MarkOfShame: {{Downplayed|Trope}}. Spitfire shows Dash her very own flight jacket with an embarrassing badge alluding to her "Rainbow Crash" nickname. This isn't to disgrace her, though, just a reminder [[NeverLiveItDown to never forget]], similar to the other Wonderbolts when they got their embarrassing nicknames. Rainbow, however, sees it played straight.

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* MarkOfShame: {{Downplayed|Trope}}. Spitfire shows Dash her very own flight jacket with an embarrassing badge alluding to her "Rainbow Crash" nickname. This isn't to disgrace her, though, just a reminder [[NeverLiveItDown [[OnceDoneNeverForgotten to never forget]], similar to the other Wonderbolts when they got their embarrassing nicknames. Rainbow, however, sees it played straight.



* NeverLiveItDown: InUniverse, Rainbow Dash's big motivation for trying to remove her EmbarrassingNickname is so that she won't be known as "Rainbow Crash" for the rest of her life.


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* OnceDoneNeverForgotten: InUniverse, Rainbow Dash's big motivation for trying to remove her EmbarrassingNickname is so that she won't be known as "Rainbow Crash" for the rest of her life.


* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: In the flashback sequence, we see Rainbow as a filly get her hurtful nickname of "Rainbow Crash" and we see that she still feels quite upset about it. Despite this, we never get to see this brought up once to the Wonderbolts or anyone else for that matter anywhere else in the episode.

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* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: In the flashback sequence, we see Rainbow as a filly get her hurtful nickname of "Rainbow Crash" and we see that she still feels quite upset about it. Despite this, we never get to see this brought up once to the Wonderbolts or anyone else for that matter anywhere else in the episode.


** For the third time, Rainbow is called "Rainbow Crash".

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** [[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS1E9BridleGossip For the the]] [[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS1E16SonicRainboom third time, time]], Rainbow is called "Rainbow Crash".


* AbsenteeActor: Starlight Glimmer, [[{{Fauxshadow}} despite her ignorance of the Wonderbolts]] coming up in [[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS6E6NoSecondPrances the last episode]], is mysteriously absent from the episode.


* PretentiousLatinMotto: This episode reveals the Wonderbolts' motto to be "''Altius Volantis''", which is translated to "Soaring Higher!" This is similar to the Latin mottoes of the [[YanksWithTanks United States Armed Forces]], such as ''Semper Fidelis'' for the USMC, or ''Semper Paratus'' for the USCG.

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* PretentiousLatinMotto: This episode reveals the Wonderbolts' motto to be "''Altius Volantis''", which is translated to "Soaring Higher!" This is similar to the Latin mottoes of the [[YanksWithTanks [[UsefulNotes/YanksWithTanks United States Armed Forces]], such as ''Semper Fidelis'' for the USMC, or ''Semper Paratus'' for the USCG.


* PretentiousLatinMotto: This episode reveals the Wonderbolts' motto to be "''Altius Volantis''", which is translated to "Soaring Higher!" This is similar to the Latin mottoes of the United States Armed Forces, such as ''Semper Fidelis'' for the USMC, or ''Semper Paratus'' for the USCG.

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* PretentiousLatinMotto: This episode reveals the Wonderbolts' motto to be "''Altius Volantis''", which is translated to "Soaring Higher!" This is similar to the Latin mottoes of the [[YanksWithTanks United States Armed Forces, Forces]], such as ''Semper Fidelis'' for the USMC, or ''Semper Paratus'' for the USCG.


* NeverLiveItDown: InUniverse, Rainbow Dash's big motivation for trying to remove her EmbarrassingNickname is so that she won't b known as "Rainbow Crash" for the rest of her life.

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* NeverLiveItDown: InUniverse, Rainbow Dash's big motivation for trying to remove her EmbarrassingNickname is so that she won't b be known as "Rainbow Crash" for the rest of her life.


** Actually achieving your dreams will never be exactly as you envisioned it. It won't be perfect, but focus on the positive and be thankful for what you have achieved.

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** Actually achieving Achieving your dreams will never be exactly as you envisioned it. It won't be perfect, but focus on the positive and be thankful for what you have achieved.



* NeverLiveItDown: InUniverse, Rainbow Dash's big motivation for trying to remove her EmbarrassingNickname.

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* NeverLiveItDown: InUniverse, Rainbow Dash's big motivation for trying to remove her EmbarrassingNickname.EmbarrassingNickname is so that she won't b known as "Rainbow Crash" for the rest of her life.



* StukaScream: During part of the airshow when a [[BuzzingTheDeck crash-fakeout]] is used.

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* StukaScream: During part of the airshow when a [[BuzzingTheDeck crash-fakeout]] is used.used, the Wonderbolts make this sound effect in accordance with their Blue Angels motif.



* YouDoNotWantToKnow: Spitfire to Rainbow Dash about her nickname; funnily enough, she tells her anyway.

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* YouDoNotWantToKnow: Spitfire to Rainbow Dash about her nickname; funnily enough, she tells her anyway.anyway but in a whisper. Rainbow agrees that it is much worse than "crash".


* {{Trigger}}: Rainbow Dash's nickname "Crash" triggers flashbacks to being teased by bullies at Flight Camp. It doesn't help that both incidents involve crashing into a garbage can.


* ArtEvolution: Fleetfoot had Twilight’s eye design in her first few appearances; starting this episode, she has Rainbow’s.

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* ArtEvolution: Fleetfoot had Twilight’s Twilight's eye design in her first few appearances; starting this episode, she has Rainbow’s.Rainbow's.



* FailedASpotCheck: What starts all the trouble. Rainbow is so excited to be walking around in a Wonderbolts uniform that she forgets the very first rule of the place, to always check that no one is using the runway before you cross.

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* FailedASpotCheck: What starts all the trouble. Rainbow is so excited to be walking around in a Wonderbolts uniform that she forgets the very first rule of the place, to always check that no one no-one is using the runway before you cross.

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* ArtEvolution: Fleetfoot had Twilight’s eye design in her first few appearances; starting this episode, she has Rainbow’s.


* NewMeat: At the newest member of the Wonderbolts, Rainbow Dash lives up to practically all expectations of this, earning herself an embarrassing nickname on her first day by ignoring RuleNumberOne, ignoring counsel from several {{team mom}}s, and doing a stunt that [[LeeroyJenkins puts a lot of other ponies at risk]]. Turns out all Wonderbolts go through similar ordeals on their first days.

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* NewMeat: At As the newest member of the Wonderbolts, Rainbow Dash lives up to practically all expectations of this, earning herself an embarrassing nickname on her first day by ignoring RuleNumberOne, ignoring counsel from several {{team mom}}s, and doing a stunt that [[LeeroyJenkins puts a lot of other ponies at risk]]. Turns out all Wonderbolts go through similar ordeals on their first days.


* NewMeat: At the newest member of the Wonderbolts, Rainbow Dash lives up to practically all expectations of this, earning herself an embarrassing nickname on her first day by ignoring RuleNumberOne, ignoring counsel from several [[team mom]]s, and doing a stunt that [[LeeroyJenkins puts a lot of other ponies at risk]]. Turns out all Wonderbolts go through similar ordeals on their first days.

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* NewMeat: At the newest member of the Wonderbolts, Rainbow Dash lives up to practically all expectations of this, earning herself an embarrassing nickname on her first day by ignoring RuleNumberOne, ignoring counsel from several [[team mom]]s, {{team mom}}s, and doing a stunt that [[LeeroyJenkins puts a lot of other ponies at risk]]. Turns out all Wonderbolts go through similar ordeals on their first days.

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