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** Clarissa developing from a wise ExtremeDoormat who'd resigned herself to a fairly joyless pre-planned life to a girl plenty capable of [[SilkHidingSteel standing up for herself]] when it matters and her fair share of [[SugarWiki/MomentOfAwesome badass moments]].

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** Clarissa developing from a wise ExtremeDoormat who'd resigned herself to a fairly joyless pre-planned life to a girl plenty capable of [[SilkHidingSteel standing up for herself]] when it matters and her fair share of [[SugarWiki/MomentOfAwesome badass moments]].moments.



** Zara's development from an AlphaBitch with plenty of HiddenDepths to an out-and-out badass SpoiledSweet LovableAlphaBitch. [[HeelFaceRevolvingDoor And then continuing to eternally toe that line well into adulthood.]]

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** Zara's development from an AlphaBitch with plenty of HiddenDepths to an out-and-out badass SpoiledSweet LovableAlphaBitch. [[HeelFaceRevolvingDoor And then continuing to eternally toe that line well into adulthood.]]


** Clarissa developing from a wise ExtremeDoormat who'd resigned herself to a fairly joyless pre-planned life to a girl plenty capable of [[SilkHidingSteel standing up for herself]] when it matters and her fair share of [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome badass moments]].

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** Clarissa developing from a wise ExtremeDoormat who'd resigned herself to a fairly joyless pre-planned life to a girl plenty capable of [[SilkHidingSteel standing up for herself]] when it matters and her fair share of [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome [[SugarWiki/MomentOfAwesome badass moments]].



* HeadbuttOfLove: Jason does this frequently to Rissa. Played with immediately before their first kiss when [[UseYourHead Rissa manages to thump him one]] [[CrowningMomentOfFunny by accident]], due to nerves.

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* HeadbuttOfLove: Jason does this frequently to Rissa. Played with immediately before their first kiss when [[UseYourHead Rissa manages to thump him one]] [[CrowningMomentOfFunny [[SugarWiki/FunnyMoments by accident]], due to nerves.


** Jason going from a friendless teenage drunk to a very well-liked BrokenAce, and then eventually settling into a career as a {{Badass}} FairCop alongside Darian.

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** Jason going from a friendless teenage drunk to a very well-liked BrokenAce, and then eventually settling into a career as a {{Badass}} badass FairCop alongside Darian.



** Zara's development from an AlphaBitch with plenty of HiddenDepths to an out-and-out {{Badass}} SpoiledSweet LovableAlphaBitch. [[HeelFaceRevolvingDoor And then continuing to eternally toe that line well into adulthood.]]

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** Zara's development from an AlphaBitch with plenty of HiddenDepths to an out-and-out {{Badass}} badass SpoiledSweet LovableAlphaBitch. [[HeelFaceRevolvingDoor And then continuing to eternally toe that line well into adulthood.]]

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* AbortedArc: Many, but of particular note is the girl Darian got pregnant in late 2013. Although the reveal led to a rather touching FriendshipMoment between Darian, Bully, and Jason, the girl in question disappears without a trace after that, and Darian is back to his usual skirt-chasing ways without any indicator that she ever existed.
** Darian's love interests are often notoriously short-lived, in general, due to their players often leaving suddenly and without warning. His two most enduring romances are [[AnchoredShip Anchored Ships]] with Betsy and Matt, both heavy on flirting but never actually acted upon.
** Rissa goes through almost as many suddenly-disappearing [[RomanticFalseLead Romantic False Leads]] as Darian. However, they're usually [[{{HandWave}} handwaved]] in-universe as the engagement falling apart, as opposed to simply swept under the rug.
** Dinky and Bully's blood-feud is never really resolved.
** Arthur and Ana's martial problems are mostly forgotten about, once Zara and Arthur move out of Ana's house.
** Betsy's older brother is introduced as Jac's new love interest, and then both characters seem to fade out of existence.


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** It's also hard to believe that, had the genders been reversed, Jac drunkenly attempting to push Jason into having sex after Homecoming and refusing to take no for an answer would have gone over as well. Bonus points for the fact that he apologized after, and attempted to comfort her by saying it had been "kind of hot."


The Annobyn Universe refers to a series of [[PlayByPostGame Roleplaying Sites]]. It progressed in real time, though the universe's timeline was always exactly five months ahead of the current date.

The game itself initially took place in the fictional community of Palm Beach (Not to be confused with the [[NamesTheSame real Palm Beach, Florida]]). Though it usually lacked any one overarching plot and was mostly character-driven, time skips and reboots actually allowed most of the prominent characters to not only finish High School, but advance well into college and young adulthood. As of May 2015, the original continuity seems to have reached its' end.

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The Annobyn Universe refers to a series of [[PlayByPostGame Roleplaying Sites]]. It progressed in real time, though the universe's timeline was always exactly five months ahead of the current date.

date, though various [[TimeSkip time skips]] eventually led to the game timeline overtaking real time, going as far ahead as 2020.

The game itself initially took place in the fictional community of Palm Beach (Not to be confused with the [[NamesTheSame real Palm Beach, Florida]]). Florida]]), but would eventually expand to include other small towns and cities, including both New York and Los Angeles.

Though it usually lacked any one overarching plot and was mostly character-driven, time skips and reboots actually allowed most of the prominent characters to not only finish High School, but advance well into college and young adulthood. As of May 2015, the original continuity seems to have reached its' end.
eventual adulthood.



** Jules tries to force this trope as well early on, with Aleks as the Betty to Travis's Veronica, but it's mostly averted as Travis is openly only interested in her for sex, while Aleks is just generally apathetic to her.

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** Jules tries to force this trope as well early on, with Aleks as the Betty to Travis's Veronica, but it's mostly averted as Travis is openly only interested in her for sex, while Aleks is just generally apathetic to her.apathetic.



** [[AbortedArc Dava]] and [[UnluckyChildhoodFriend Gary]] are both arguably Veronica to Rissa's Archie and Jason's Betty, while Rissa is the Betty to Jac's Veronica where Jason is concerned.

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** [[AbortedArc Dava]] and [[UnluckyChildhoodFriend Gary]] are both arguably Veronica Veronicas to Rissa's Archie and Jason's Betty, while Rissa is the Betty to Jac's Veronica where Jason is concerned.concerned. It can all be very confusing.



** Noah, in a very short time, managed to be the "Betty" to almost all of his friends in rapid succession. Linc was overwhelmingly the Veronica to Chastity's Archie, both Seb and Att were the "Veronica" for Ava, and Matty was Rory's.



* BreakTheCutie: Rissa is a walking bad luck magnet. Pretty much everything that's happened in her life up to this point seems to have happened for the purpose of kicking her over and over again.

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** The entire Somersville Bro Circle could qualify as this, when they're in the right mood.
* BreakTheCutie: Rissa is a walking bad luck magnet. Pretty much everything that's happened in her life up to this point seems to have happened for been the purpose of universe just kicking her over and over again.her. Repeatedly. In the head.



** Blake in particular had a bit of a reputation for playing [[InformedAttribute allegedly hyper-masculine]] male characters who would then speak and act in very campy, traditionally effeminate fashion.
** Mathias Cooper ''definitely'' had his moments of camp.



** Jason going from a friendless teenage drunk to a very well-liked BrokenAce. [[spoiler: Considering that as of Our Next Chapter, he was revealed to have become a big-time college football star, he absolutely qualifies as TheAce post-time skip.]]

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** Jason going from a friendless teenage drunk to a very well-liked BrokenAce. [[spoiler: Considering that BrokenAce, and then eventually settling into a career as of Our Next Chapter, he was revealed to have become a big-time college football star, he absolutely qualifies as TheAce post-time skip.]]{{Badass}} FairCop alongside Darian.



** Zara's development from an AlphaBitch with plenty of HiddenDepths to an out-and-out {{Badass}} SpoiledSweet LovableAlphaBitch.

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** Zara's development from an AlphaBitch with plenty of HiddenDepths to an out-and-out {{Badass}} SpoiledSweet LovableAlphaBitch. [[HeelFaceRevolvingDoor And then continuing to eternally toe that line well into adulthood.]]



* TheCharmer: Lincoln Bauer is incredibly charismatic, flirts with just about everyone, endlessly self-confident and easily the most popular student at Somersville High.



* ChronicHeroSyndrome: Jason and Rissa both have a nasty case of this, and even tend to bring it out more in each other.

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** While it was his first, [[{{Foreshadowing}} it definitely wouldn't be his last]].
* ChronicHeroSyndrome: Jason and Rissa both have a nasty case of this, and even tend to bring it out more in each other. Jason in particular eventually makes an actual career of indulging this impulse, by becoming a police officer.



* ContinuityNod: There are at least two references to the original characters in Down These Halls' companion blog, with the Somersville football team playing Palm Beach High during a preseason scrimmage, and Jason mentioned as having graduated recently.



** Linc is often quickly forgiven for acting selfishly by just about everyone around him, no matter what it is that he actually did.



||TheLeader||Lanie||
||TheLancer||Adam||
||TheSmartGuy||Ren||
||TheBigGuy||Rockie||
||TheChick||Boone||

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||TheLeader||Lanie||
||TheLancer||Adam||
||TheSmartGuy||Ren||
||TheBigGuy||Rockie||
||TheChick||Boone||
||TheLeader||Linc||
||TheLancer||Att||
||TheSmartGuy||Seb||
||TheBigGuy||Noah||
||TheChick||Matty||
||SixthRanger||Vega||



** One of Atticus Andrews's defining character traits.



* LoveDodecahedron: Almost all the Donovan sisters are at the center of perhaps the most notorious one. Chastity and Lincoln dated for a year, but then they broke up after Lincoln cheated with Aaryn. Linc then began dating Cotton (Donovan), who Morgan was also interested in, while Chas took Noah to Homecoming and both Chas and Linc struggled to choose between their respective current partners and lingering feelings for each other (not to mention Kashton Day and Aiden Bell both also crushing on Chastity). Eleanor Rickett also, on and off, held a candle for Linc. Meanwhile, Noah also pursued, at various points, Harper (Atty's ex-girlfriend), Ava (Seb's ex, who was also flirting with Atty) and Rory (Matty's girlfriend) before settling into a relationship with Ava. This doesn't even factor in Rebekah (Donovan)'s unrequited crush on Linc, or being caught in a love square(?) of her own involving Teddy Bauer, Florence Rickett, and Maureen King.



** Adam and Lanie as well, though WordOfGod is that they're more of a SuperCouple and that their getting together was essentially inevitable.

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** Adam and Lanie as well, though WordOfGod is that they're more of a SuperCouple and that their getting together was essentially inevitable.is inevitable regardless of continuity.


The Annobyn Universe refers to a series of [[PlayByPostGame Roleplaying Sites]] originally created by a pair of RPers going by the screennames "Anna" and "Robyn", with "Alex" also eventually taking on administrative duties. It progresses in real time, though the universe's timeline is always exactly five months ahead of the current date.

The game itself initially takes place in the fictional community of Palm Beach, though after the original site was handed over to new administration, the setting was changed to a smaller farming community called Newbrook in the wake of a massive storm. Though it lacks any one overarching plot, it's got plenty of continuity and is extremely character-driven. [[spoiler: As of Our Next Chapter, there's been a three-year timeskip and the story's events are currently set in Los Angeles. The game itself is currently on hiatus.]]

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The Annobyn Universe refers to a series of [[PlayByPostGame Roleplaying Sites]] originally created by a pair of RPers going by the screennames "Anna" and "Robyn", with "Alex" also eventually taking on administrative duties. Sites]]. It progresses progressed in real time, though the universe's timeline is was always exactly five months ahead of the current date.

The game itself initially takes took place in the fictional community of Palm Beach (Not to be confused with the [[NamesTheSame real Palm Beach, though after the original site was handed over to new administration, the setting was changed to a smaller farming community called Newbrook in the wake of a massive storm. Florida]]). Though it lacks usually lacked any one overarching plot, it's got plenty plot and was mostly character-driven, time skips and reboots actually allowed most of the prominent characters to not only finish High School, but advance well into college and young adulthood. As of May 2015, the original continuity and is extremely character-driven. [[spoiler: As of Our Next Chapter, there's been a three-year timeskip and the story's events are currently set in Los Angeles. The game itself is currently on hiatus.]]
seems to have reached its' end.



** More recently, Eyes Wide Open V2 is slated to be an alternate continuity from Grapevine Fires/Our Next Chapter, due to dissatisfaction with the last few months of the school year.
* ArmouredClosetGay: Remy is one, early on. [[spoiler: Until being rather forcefully outed by Jerry.]]

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** More recently, Eyes Wide Open V2 is was slated to be an alternate continuity from Grapevine Fires/Our Next Chapter, due to dissatisfaction with the last few months of the school year.
* ArmouredClosetGay: Remy is one, early on. [[spoiler: Until being rather forcefully outed by Jerry.]]]]
* BashBrothers: Jason, Bully and Darian.



*** Though, interestingly enough, Jules was the Betty to Travis's Archie and Tiff's Veronica, as well as Bully's Archie and Zara's Veronica.
** Jason and Rissa are very fond of playing Hot Potato with these roles. Rissa is arguably the Betty to Jac's Veronica and Jason's Archie initially, but the roles are flipped around later on. [[AbortedArc Dava]] and [[UnluckyChildhoodFriend Gary]] are both arguably Betty to Rissa's Archie and Jason's Veronica. Svet would actually be the Veronica to Rissa's Betty, though it was never much of a contest as Jason wanted Rissa from the beginning.

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*** Though, interestingly enough, Jules was the Betty Veronica to Travis's Archie and Tiff's Veronica, Betty, as well as Bully's Archie and Zara's Veronica.
** Jason and Rissa are very fond of playing Hot Potato with these roles. Rissa is arguably the Betty to Jac's Veronica and Jason's Archie initially, but the roles are flipped around later on. [[AbortedArc Dava]] and [[UnluckyChildhoodFriend Gary]] are both arguably Betty Veronica to Rissa's Archie and Jason's Veronica. Svet would actually be Betty, while Rissa is the Betty to Jac's Veronica to Rissa's Betty, though it was never much of a contest as where Jason wanted Rissa from the beginning.is concerned.



** Rockie, in the Eyes Wide Open continuity, being the Betty to Aubrey's Archie and Mel's Veronica.
* BiggerIsBetterInBed: Deconstructed frequently. Bully, the resident MemeticSexGod, is described by both Jules and Zara as being fairly normally endowed.
** Also ''very'' humorously averted when Rissa and Jason hook up for the first time. Although Rissa's reaction suggests that (the notably large and well-built) Jason is... proportionately well-endowed, her reaction during the act itself is a panicked "This is not going to work!"
** Played straighter with Travis, if Jules and Elle are anything to go by. Though Tiffany tends to say otherwise.
* BoisterousBruiser: Bully, Darian, Jerry, Travis and Gunnar in the EWO continuity.
* BreakTheCutie: Rissa is a walking bad luck magnet. Pretty much everything that's happened in her life up to this point seems to just break her over and over again.
* CampStraight: Boone. Just... Boone. He ''lives and breathes'' this trope.
** James Phillips also qualifies. The PrettyBoy captain of Palm Beach High's football team, his mannerisms and speech patterns certainly aren't very stereotypically... masculine, to put it politely.

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** Rockie, in the Eyes Wide Open continuity, Rockie being the Betty to Aubrey's Archie and Mel's Veronica.
* BiggerIsBetterInBed: Deconstructed frequently. Bully, the resident MemeticSexGod, is described by both Jules and Zara as being fairly normally endowed.
** Also ''very'' humorously averted when Rissa and Jason hook up for the first time. Although Rissa's reaction suggests that (the notably large and well-built) Jason is... proportionately well-endowed, her reaction during the act itself is a panicked "This is not going to work!"
** Played straighter with Travis, if Jules and Elle are anything to go by. Though Tiffany tends to say otherwise.
*
BoisterousBruiser: Bully, Darian, Jerry, Travis and Gunnar in the EWO continuity.
Gunnar.
* BreakTheCutie: Rissa is a walking bad luck magnet. Pretty much everything that's happened in her life up to this point seems to just break have happened for the purpose of kicking her over and over again.
* CampStraight: Boone. Just... Boone. He ''lives and breathes'' this trope.
Boone.
** James Phillips also qualifies. The PrettyBoy captain In spite of Palm Beach High's captaining the football team, his mannerisms and speech patterns certainly aren't very stereotypically... masculine, and mannerisms all have a distinctly ValleyGirl flavor to put it politely. them.



** Clarissa developing from a wise ExtremeDoormat who'd resigned herself to a fairly joyless pre-planned life to a girl plenty capable of [[SilkHidingSteel standing up for herself]] when it matters and her fair share of [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome badass moments]] over the course of her relationship with Jason.

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** Clarissa developing from a wise ExtremeDoormat who'd resigned herself to a fairly joyless pre-planned life to a girl plenty capable of [[SilkHidingSteel standing up for herself]] when it matters and her fair share of [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome badass moments]] over the course of her relationship with Jason.moments]].



** Jason going from a friendless teenage drunk to, arguably, TheAce as of the move to Newbrook. [[spoiler: Considering that as of Our Next Chapter, he was revealed to have become a big-time college football star and easily one of the best-liked characters in-game, he absolutely qualifies as this trope.]]

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** Jason going from a friendless teenage drunk to, arguably, TheAce as of the move to Newbrook. a very well-liked BrokenAce. [[spoiler: Considering that as of Our Next Chapter, he was revealed to have become a big-time college football star and easily one of the best-liked characters in-game, star, he absolutely qualifies as this trope.TheAce post-time skip.]]



** Zara's development from AlphaBitch to a SpoiledSweet LovableAlphaBitch who's plenty capable of kicking all kinds of ass in her own right. [[spoiler: And then her FaceHeelTurn as of the end of Grapevine Fires putting her firmly back in SpoiledBrat territory.]]
* ChaseScene: A pretty memorable one occurs when Bully, Jason, and several other characters escape detention and get chased by the police in Bully's car, where it's revealed partway through that Bully has no idea what he's doing and is flying by the seat of his pants.
* ChronicHeroSyndrome: Jason and Rissa both have their moments.
** [[spoiler: Ultimately, it's actually Jason's apparently near-suicidal case of this that helps to doom his and Rissa's relationship. She feels guilty after The Darkness attacks Zara because Jason's instinctive reaction was to whip back around and try to save her from the chains, while Rissa has to think for a moment about whether to keep running or not, like any sane person would. She genuinely can't see how either of them could ever forgive her for it.]]
* CluelessChickMagnet: Jason and Daniel both ''definitely'' qualify.
** Jason in particular manages to be a Clueless EVERYTHING Magnet. He's attracted the attentions of straight women, gay women, gay men and arguably, at least one heterosexual one.
* CooldownHug: Rissa is fond of doing this to Jason when she (usually correctly) suspects that he's about to hit someone. The first time she does this, she muses that he's like a big, grumpy teddybear.
* CrapsackWorld: Played painfully straight. You can't turn around without bumping into someone who's had a downright horrible life, and due to the RPers' love of torturing their characters, the chances are that things generally are only going to get worse.

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** Zara's development from an AlphaBitch with plenty of HiddenDepths to a an out-and-out {{Badass}} SpoiledSweet LovableAlphaBitch who's plenty capable LovableAlphaBitch.
** Even Bully evolves into more
of kicking all kinds of ass in her own right. [[spoiler: And then her FaceHeelTurn a clear-cut JerkWithAHeartOfGold as time goes on, with his more honorable and generous character traits coming to the forefront, as opposed to the promiscuous and impulsive hedonist he'd been at the beginning of the end of Grapevine Fires putting her firmly back in SpoiledBrat territory.]]
game.
* ChaseScene: A pretty memorable one occurs when Bully, Jason, and several other characters escape detention and get chased by the police in Bully's car, where it's revealed partway through that Bully has no idea what he's doing and is flying by the seat of his pants.
pants. Made funnier by the fact that everyone just unanimously assumed he'd been in several car chases before.
* ChronicHeroSyndrome: Jason and Rissa both have their moments.
** [[spoiler: Ultimately, it's actually Jason's apparently near-suicidal
a nasty case of this that helps to doom his this, and Rissa's relationship. She feels guilty after The Darkness attacks Zara because Jason's instinctive reaction was even tend to whip back around and try to save her from the chains, while Rissa has to think for a moment about whether to keep running or not, like any sane person would. She genuinely can't see how either of them could ever forgive her for it.]]
bring it out more in each other.
* CluelessChickMagnet: Jason and Daniel both ''definitely'' qualify.
**
Jason in particular manages to be a Clueless EVERYTHING '''''EVERYTHING''''' Magnet. He's He attracted the attentions of straight women, gay women, gay men and arguably, at least one heterosexual one.
guy over the course of the game and was perpetually confused as to why.
* CooldownHug: Rissa is fond of doing this to Jason when she (usually correctly) suspects that he's about to hit someone. The first time she does this, she muses that he's like a [[MemeticMutation big, grumpy teddybear.
teddy bear]].
* CrapsackWorld: Played painfully straight. You can't turn around without bumping into someone who's had a downright horrible life, and due to the RPers' love of torturing their characters, the chances are that things generally are only going to get worse.got worse for them with time.



** Jason versus Big Tom, an appropriately-named giant. Jason's later fight against his even-larger brother, who bears a resemblance to TheBigShow‎, is a good measure less uneven.

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** Jason versus Big Tom, an appropriately-named giant. Jason's later fight against his even-larger brother, who bears a resemblance to TheBigShow‎, the wrestler The Big Show, is a good measure less uneven.lot more even.



** Jac also gets off remarkably easy after homecoming considering that she continues to try and force herself on Jason after he's repeatedly rebuffed her. In fact, he's later played as shown as being ''the bad guy'' in that situation for not taking advantage of her being drunk and even jokes that it was "kind of hot". Again, a situation where it wouldn't have come off nearly as harmless with the roles reversed.
* EvenTheGuysWantHim: Boone certainly thinks that this applies to Lanie- His so-called "Clooney Effect". [[SmallNameBigEgo Teddy]] also claimed this, though that's much more dubious. Jason and Daniel also fit nicely into this trope.

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** Jac also gets off remarkably easy after homecoming considering that she continues to try and force herself on Jason after he's repeatedly rebuffed her. In fact, he's later played as shown as being ''the bad guy'' in that situation for not taking advantage of her being drunk and even jokes that it was "kind of hot". Again, a situation where it wouldn't have come off nearly as harmless with the roles reversed.
* EvenTheGuysWantHim: Boone certainly thinks that this applies to Lanie- His so-called "Clooney Effect". [[SmallNameBigEgo Teddy]] also claimed this, though that's much more dubious. Jason and Daniel also fit nicely into this trope.more genuinely.



** [[spoiler: Rissa herself dumps Jason by text message, then treats him rather coldly when he goes to confront her about it. All it takes for him to forgive her completely is her batting her eyelashes and saying she's ''really'' sorry. Just about nobody else in their circle of friends is quite as willing to put this behind them.]]



** Subverted with the Jac/Jason/Rissa triangle. Jason meets Jac first, she's the first character he interacts with [[spoiler: but in just about every instance where he's had to make the choice, Rissa won out. And years later, she's ultimately the one he hasn't been able to forget.]]
** Downplayed with Bully, Jules and Zara. She technically interacts with him before Jules does, but he's canonically known Jules for longer. [[spoiler: He still winds up with Zara.]]

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** Subverted with the Jac/Jason/Rissa triangle. Jason meets Jac first, she's the first character he interacts with, and his first serious girlfriend. But Rissa, who he doesn't develop a romantic interest in until months after breaking up with [[spoiler: but in just about every instance where he's had to make the choice, Rissa won out. And years later, she's ultimately the one he hasn't been able to forget.]]
Jac, is easily his most notable romantic relationship.
** Downplayed with Bully, Jules and Zara. She technically interacts with him before Jules does, but he's canonically known Jules for longer. [[spoiler: He still winds up with Zara.Zara, and isn't all that interested in Jules to begin with.]]



** Jason is roughly a foot taller than almost all his potential love interests to date, with the exception of (5'8") Jayme. Rissa in particular is about eleven inches shorter than him. The fact that Rissa is noted to be very slight and sickly-looking while Jason is described at one point as "a brick wall with eyes" makes the contrast even funnier.

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** Jason is roughly a foot taller than almost all his potential love romantic interests to date, with the exception of (5'8") Jayme. Rissa in particular is about eleven inches shorter than him. The fact that Rissa is noted to be very slight and sickly-looking while Jason is described at one point as "a brick wall with eyes" makes the contrast even funnier.



* InnocentlyInsensitive: Although it was well-intentioned, Boone very obviously setting up Lanie and Xavier on a date because they were the only two gay guys he knew, and because Xavier's sex obsession was a quality that Boone, himself, considered ideal in a partner did far more harm than good.



* LoadsAndLoadsOfCharacters: Well over two hundred, at one point with varying degrees of activity.
* MemeticBadass: Bully definitely qualifies, both in-universe and out.

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* LoadsAndLoadsOfCharacters: Well over two hundred, at one point point, with varying degrees of activity.
* MemeticBadass: Bully definitely qualifies, qualified, both in-universe and out.



** Lanie himself somewhat averts this, though there are subtle indicators that he and Jamison weren't as different as either one thought outside of parenting style- Just look at how Lanie treats [[CampGay Xavier]], for example.
** Zara, much like Jason, is... less than enthusiastic about parenting. She resents Bully for having forced a kid onto her and doesn't understand why she's got to drop everything to care for something she didn't even ask for. Like Ana.
** In constrast to Jason's irritation, Rissa is very careful and tends to veer more into being overprotective than negligent. As shown in the original continuity, she was very sickly as a child, and there are definite shades of Virginia in her behaviour toward Jacob.
* PortmanteauCoupleName: Pretty abundant in every incarnation of the RP; Adanie (Adam/Lanie), Red (Ren/Ed), Renquel (Ren/Rockie), Tiffvis (Travis/Tiffany), Travules (Travis/Jules), Trelle (Travis/Elle), Jervis (Travis/Jerry), Jervedie (Travis/Jerry/Freddie), Zarullaissa (Zara/Bully/Jason/Rissa), Zarully (Zara/Bully), Zason (Zara/Mason), Bulson (Jason/Bully), Bullissa (Bully/Rissa), Javier (Jason/Xavier), Jaissa (Jason/Rissa), Jara (Jason/Zara), Zarissa (Zara/Rissa), Davier (Daniel/Xavier), Willic (Will/Eric), Booby (Boone/Ruby), Edoone (Ed/Boone), Loone (Lanie/Boone), Adoone (Adam/Boone), Lanison (Lanie/Jason), Svetson (Svet/Jason) and that's not even all of them.

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** Lanie himself somewhat averts this, though there are subtle indicators that he and Jamison weren't as different as either one thought outside of parenting style- Just look at how Lanie treats [[CampGay Xavier]], for example.
being a very naturally competent, enthusiastic parent.
** Zara, much like Jason, is... less than enthusiastic about parenting. She resents Bully for having forced a kid onto her and doesn't understand why she's got to drop everything to care for something she didn't even ask for. Like Ana.
** In constrast
Similar to Jason's irritation, Rissa is very careful and tends Ana's approach to veer more into being overprotective than negligent. As shown in parenting Zara, at the original continuity, she was very sickly as a child, and there are definite shades worst of Virginia in her behaviour toward Jacob.
* PortmanteauCoupleName: Pretty abundant in every incarnation of the RP; Adanie (Adam/Lanie), Red (Ren/Ed), Renquel (Ren/Rockie), Tiffvis (Travis/Tiffany), Travules (Travis/Jules), Trelle (Travis/Elle), Jervis (Travis/Jerry), Jervedie (Travis/Jerry/Freddie), Zarullaissa (Zara/Bully/Jason/Rissa), Zarully (Zara/Bully), Zason (Zara/Mason), Bulson (Jason/Bully), Bullissa (Bully/Rissa), Javier (Jason/Xavier), Jaissa (Jason/Rissa), Jara (Jason/Zara), Zarissa (Zara/Rissa), Davier (Daniel/Xavier), Willic (Will/Eric), Booby (Boone/Ruby), Edoone (Ed/Boone), Loone (Lanie/Boone), Adoone (Adam/Boone), Lanison (Lanie/Jason), Svetson (Svet/Jason) and that's not even all of them.
times.



* StarCrossedLovers: Jason and Rissa. She's the repressed only daughter in an old money family that's went broke, and she needs to be married off to someone rich enough to get them back to the lifestyle they're accustomed to. He's a poor recovering alcoholic from the wrong side of the tracks who her mother openly hates and sees as a criminal. They both know it can only end badly, but neither one is strong enough to let the other go. [[spoiler: As of Our Next Chapter, it's painfully clear that time and distance has done absolutely nothing to dull those feelings as soon as they see each other again.]]
* TheFriendsWhoNeverHang: Jason and Zara. Although each is dating the other's best friend, the two of them rarely interact one-on-one, and have generally had friction when they did.
* WorkoutFanservice: While, strictly speaking, it's not an actual workout, the cabin-repairing thread absolutely seems to qualify as far as Zara, Ren and Rissa are concerned. [[{{Hunk}} Jason]], [[PrettyBoy Lanie]], [[HollywoodNerd Adam]], [[TallDarkAndHandsome Bully]] and [[AgentPeacock Boone]] are all explicitly stated to either be shirtless or wearing particularly well-fitted undershirts, while moving heavy furniture around and fixing things. It just gets blatant when they decide to cool off by swimming in the nearby lake, and Rissa in particular nearly passes out when Jason cannonballs in fully clothed and then ''slowly'' climbs out.

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* StarCrossedLovers: Jason and Rissa. She's She was the repressed only daughter in an old money family that's went broke, and she needs needed to be married off to someone rich enough to get them back to the lifestyle they're accustomed to. He's He was a poor recovering alcoholic from the wrong side of the tracks who her mother openly hates hated and sees viewed as a criminal. They both know knew it can could only end badly, but neither one is strong enough was willing to let the other go. [[spoiler: As go.
* StraightGay: Lanie was often described as the kind
of Our Next Chapter, it's painfully clear that time and distance has done absolutely nothing to dull those feelings person you'd never know was gay unless he directly told you. He's probably the only character just as soon aggressively annoyed as they see each other again.]]
Bully with Xavier's campier behavior.
* TheFriendsWhoNeverHang: Jason and Zara. Although each is dating the other's best friend, the two of them rarely interact one-on-one, and have due to simply not having much in common, although they generally had friction got on fairly well when they did.
* WeightWoe: PlayedForDrama with Rissa, who is deeply uncomfortable with her body image, and perpetually made by her mother to feel either over or underweight.
* WillTheyOrWontThey: Bully and Zara, especially early on in EWO's run.
** Adam and Lanie as well, though WordOfGod is that they're more of a SuperCouple and that their getting together was essentially inevitable.
* WorkoutFanservice: While, strictly speaking, it's not an actual workout, the cabin-repairing thread event absolutely seems to qualify as far as Zara, Ren and Rissa are concerned. [[{{Hunk}} Jason]], [[PrettyBoy Lanie]], [[HollywoodNerd Adam]], [[TallDarkAndHandsome Bully]] Jason, Lanie, Adam, Bully and [[AgentPeacock Boone]] are Boone were all explicitly stated to either be shirtless or wearing particularly well-fitted undershirts, clothing, while moving heavy furniture around and fixing things. It just gets blatant when they decide to cool off by swimming in the nearby lake, and Rissa in particular nearly passes out when Jason cannonballs in fully clothed and then ''slowly'' climbs out.things.



* WorthyOpponent: Bully and Travis eventually came to view each other as this.

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* WorthyOpponent: Bully and Travis eventually came with Jerry and, to view each other as this.a lesser extent, Travis.


** Travis slowly realizing how important the people in his life are to him, and becoming steadily slightly less of a JerkJock who could even have been considered something of a ByronicHero‎ by the end of his run.

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** Travis slowly realizing how important the people in his life are to him, and becoming steadily slightly less of a JerkJock who could even have been considered something of a ByronicHero‎ ByronicHero by the end of his run.



* PortmanteauCoupleName: Pretty abundant in every incarnation of the RP; Adanie (Adam/Lanie), Red (Ren/Ed), Renquel (Ren/Rockie), Tiffvis (Travis/Tiffany), Travules (Travis/Jules), Trelle (Travis/Elle), Jervis (Travis/Jerry), Jervedie (Travis/Jerry/Freddie), Zarullaissa (Zara/Bully/Jason/Rissa), Zarully (Zara/Bully), Zason (Zara/Mason), Bulson (Jason/Bully), Bullissa (Bully/Rissa), Javier (Jason/Xavier), Jaissa (Jason/Rissa), Jara (Jason/Zara), Zarissa (Zara/Rissa), Davier (Daniel/Xavier), Willic (Will/Eric), Booby (Boone/Ruby), Edoone (Ed/Boone), Loone (Lanie/Boone), Adoone (Adam/Boone), Lanison (Lanie/Jason) and that's not even all of them.

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* NotSoDifferent: Throughout the rubber baby plot in V2, there's plenty of this. Jason is trying his absolutely best, but also easily frustrated, resentful of being saddled with the added responsibility and unable to wait for Jacob to no longer be his problem, which is uncomfortably similar to Cassie's parenting style. He actually [[LampshadeHanging lampshades]] this in a conversation with Lanie.
** Lanie himself somewhat averts this, though there are subtle indicators that he and Jamison weren't as different as either one thought outside of parenting style- Just look at how Lanie treats [[CampGay Xavier]], for example.
** Zara, much like Jason, is... less than enthusiastic about parenting. She resents Bully for having forced a kid onto her and doesn't understand why she's got to drop everything to care for something she didn't even ask for. Like Ana.
** In constrast to Jason's irritation, Rissa is very careful and tends to veer more into being overprotective than negligent. As shown in the original continuity, she was very sickly as a child, and there are definite shades of Virginia in her behaviour toward Jacob.
* PortmanteauCoupleName: Pretty abundant in every incarnation of the RP; Adanie (Adam/Lanie), Red (Ren/Ed), Renquel (Ren/Rockie), Tiffvis (Travis/Tiffany), Travules (Travis/Jules), Trelle (Travis/Elle), Jervis (Travis/Jerry), Jervedie (Travis/Jerry/Freddie), Zarullaissa (Zara/Bully/Jason/Rissa), Zarully (Zara/Bully), Zason (Zara/Mason), Bulson (Jason/Bully), Bullissa (Bully/Rissa), Javier (Jason/Xavier), Jaissa (Jason/Rissa), Jara (Jason/Zara), Zarissa (Zara/Rissa), Davier (Daniel/Xavier), Willic (Will/Eric), Booby (Boone/Ruby), Edoone (Ed/Boone), Loone (Lanie/Boone), Adoone (Adam/Boone), Lanison (Lanie/Jason) (Lanie/Jason), Svetson (Svet/Jason) and that's not even all of them.


* ActorAllusion: Arthur Leroy is frequently referred to as Wolverine, due to being played by Hugh Jackman. Daniel Ridge was given the nickname "Cockslinger" early on due to his apparent resemblance to Andrew Garfield.
** Peyton once decided to try and sell her crossbow. [[TheVampireDiaries Jason]] asked what anyone would ever ''possibly'' need a crossbow for.


* ChaseScene: A pretty memorable one occurs when Bully, Jason, and several other characters escape detention and get chased by the police in Bully's car, where it's revealed partway through that Bully has no idea what he's doing and is flying by the seat of his pants.



* CooldownHug: Rissa is fond of doing this to Jason when she (usually correctly) suspects that he's about to hit someone. The first time she does this, she muses that he's like a big, grumpy teddybear.



* EggSitting: In Eyes Wide Open V2, one of the first subplots is randomly selected students being forced to look after baby dolls.
* FerrisWheelDateMoment: Jason and Rissa got a textbook one during the Orlando trip.



* PortmanteauCoupleName: Pretty abundant in every incarnation of the RP; Adanie (Adam/Lanie), Red (Ren/Ed), Renquel (Ren/Rockie), Tiffvis (Travis/Tiffany), Travules (Travis/Jules), Trelle (Travis/Elle), Jervis (Travis/Jerry), Jervedie (Travis/Jerry/Freddie), Zarullaissa (Zara/Bully/Jason/Rissa), Zarully (Zara/Bully), Zason (Zara/Mason), Bulson (Jason/Bully), Bulissa (Bully/Rissa), Javier (Jason/Xavier), Jaissa (Jason/Rissa), Jara (Jason/Zara), Zarissa (Zara/Rissa), Davier (Daniel/Xavier), Willic (Will/Eric), Booby (Boone/Ruby), Edoone (Ed/Boone), Loone (Lanie/Boone), Adoone (Adam/Boone), Lanison (Lanie/Jason) and that's not even all of them.

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* PortmanteauCoupleName: Pretty abundant in every incarnation of the RP; Adanie (Adam/Lanie), Red (Ren/Ed), Renquel (Ren/Rockie), Tiffvis (Travis/Tiffany), Travules (Travis/Jules), Trelle (Travis/Elle), Jervis (Travis/Jerry), Jervedie (Travis/Jerry/Freddie), Zarullaissa (Zara/Bully/Jason/Rissa), Zarully (Zara/Bully), Zason (Zara/Mason), Bulson (Jason/Bully), Bulissa Bullissa (Bully/Rissa), Javier (Jason/Xavier), Jaissa (Jason/Rissa), Jara (Jason/Zara), Zarissa (Zara/Rissa), Davier (Daniel/Xavier), Willic (Will/Eric), Booby (Boone/Ruby), Edoone (Ed/Boone), Loone (Lanie/Boone), Adoone (Adam/Boone), Lanison (Lanie/Jason) and that's not even all of them.them.
* RealMenHateAffection: Most of the guys on-site play this completely straight, but Bully and Jason in particular ''will not'' hug each other. Leaning on each other while exhausted, however...



* StarCrossedLovers: Jason and Rissa. She's the repressed only daughter in an old money family that's went broke, and she needs to be married off to someone rich enough to get them back to the lifestyle they're accustomed to. He's a poor recovering alcoholic from the wrong side of the tracks who her mother openly hates and sees as a criminal. They both know it can only end badly, but neither one is strong enough to let the other go. [[spoiler: As of Our Next Chapter, it's painfully clear that time and distance has done absolutely nothing to dull those feelings.]]

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* StarCrossedLovers: Jason and Rissa. She's the repressed only daughter in an old money family that's went broke, and she needs to be married off to someone rich enough to get them back to the lifestyle they're accustomed to. He's a poor recovering alcoholic from the wrong side of the tracks who her mother openly hates and sees as a criminal. They both know it can only end badly, but neither one is strong enough to let the other go. [[spoiler: As of Our Next Chapter, it's painfully clear that time and distance has done absolutely nothing to dull those feelings.feelings as soon as they see each other again.]]



* WorkoutFanservice: While, strictly speaking, it's not an actual workout, the cabin-repairing thread absolutely seems to qualify as far as Zara, Ren and Rissa are concerned. [[{{Hunk}} Jason]], [[PrettyBoy Lanie]], [[HollywoodNerd Adam]], [[TallDarkAndHandsome Bully]] and [[AgentPeacock Boone]] are all explicitly stated to either be shirtless or wearing particularly well-fitted undershirts, while moving heavy furniture around and fixing things. It just gets blatant when they decide to cool off by swimming in the nearby lake, and Rissa in particular nearly passes out when Jason cannonballs in fully clothed and then ''slowly'' climbs out.



* WorthyOpponent Bully and Travis eventually came to view each other as this.

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* WorthyOpponent WorthyOpponent: Bully and Travis eventually came to view each other as this.


** Also ''very'' humorously averted when Rissa and Jason hook up for the first time. Although Rissa's reaction suggests that Jason is very well-endowed, her reaction to it during the act itself is a panicked "This is not going to work!"

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** Also ''very'' humorously averted when Rissa and Jason hook up for the first time. Although Rissa's reaction suggests that (the notably large and well-built) Jason is very is... proportionately well-endowed, her reaction to it during the act itself is a panicked "This is not going to work!"



* FirstGirlWins: Played with repeatedly, but rarely ever played straight due to most of the players' aversion to the concept of "finals".
** Subverted with the Jac/Jason/Rissa triangle. Jason meets Jac first, she's the first character he interacts with [[spoiler: but in just about every instance where he's had to make the choice, Rissa won out. And years later, she's ultimately the one he hasn't been able to forget.]]
** Downplayed with Bully, Jules and Zara. She technically interacts with him before Jules does, but he's canonically known Jules for longer. [[spoiler: He still winds up with Zara.]]
** Played entirely straight with both [[spoiler: Adam/Lanie]] and [[spoiler: Travis/Tiffany]].



* PortmanteauCoupleName: Pretty abundant in every incarnation of the RP; Adanie (Adam/Lanie), Red (Ren/Ed), Renquel (Ren/Rockie), Tiffvis (Travis/Tiffany), Travules (Travis/Jules), Trelle (Travis/Elle), Jervis (Travis/Jerry), Jervedie (Travis/Jerry/Freddie), Zarullaissa (Zara/Bully/Jason/Rissa), Zarully (Zara/Bully), Zason (Zara/Mason), Bulson (Jason/Bully), Bulissa (Bully/Rissa), Javier (Jason/Xavier), Jaissa (Jason/Rissa), Jara (Jason/Zara), Zarissa (Zara/Rissa), Davier (Daniel/Xavier), Willic (Will/Eric), Booby (Boone/Ruby), Edoone (Ed/Boone), Loone (Lanie/Boone), Adoone (Adam/Boone), Lanison (Lanie/Jason) and that's not even all of them.



* WorthyOpponent‎: Bully and Travis eventually came to view each other as this.

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* WorthyOpponent‎: WorthyOpponent Bully and Travis eventually came to view each other as this.


** Peyton once decided to try and sell her crossbow. [[TheVampireDiaries Jason]] asked what anyone would ever ''possibly'' need a crossbow for.



** More recently, Eyes Wide Open V2 is slated to be an alternate continuity from Grapevine Fires/Our Next Chapter, due to dissatisfaction with the last few months of the school year.



** [[spoiler: Ultimately, it's actually Jason's near-suicidal case of this that helps to doom his and Rissa's relationship. She feels guilty after The Darkness attacks Zara because Jason's instinctive reaction was to whip back around and try to save her from the chains, while Rissa has to think for a moment about whether to keep running or not, like any sane person would. She genuinely can't see how either of them could ever forgive her for it.]]

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** [[spoiler: Ultimately, it's actually Jason's apparently near-suicidal case of this that helps to doom his and Rissa's relationship. She feels guilty after The Darkness attacks Zara because Jason's instinctive reaction was to whip back around and try to save her from the chains, while Rissa has to think for a moment about whether to keep running or not, like any sane person would. She genuinely can't see how either of them could ever forgive her for it.]]



** [[spoiler: Rissa herself dumps Jason by text message, then treats him rather coldly when he goes to confront her about it. All it takes for him to forgive her completely is her batting her eyelashes and saying she's ''really'' sorry. Just about nobody else in their circle of friends is quite as willing to put this behind them.]]



* HeadbuttOfLove: Jason does this frequently to Rissa. Played with immediately before their first kiss when [[UseYourHead Rissa manages to thump him one]] [[CrowningMomentOfFunny by accident]], due to nerves.



** Travis (who's 6'4) and Tiffany (who's a hair over five feet) are the most prominent example, with about sixteen inches of height difference between them and several jokes on the subject.

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** Travis (who's 6'4) and Tiffany (who's a hair over five feet) are the most prominent example, with about sixteen inches of height difference between them and several in-universe jokes on made about the subject.


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* InJoke: The "Barclay" and "Foot Villain" voices are particularly long-running examples. Jason and Rissa both seem to find them very amusing. Everyone else? Not so much.

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* BiggerIsBetterInBed: Deconstructed frequently. Bully, the resident MemeticSexGod, is described by both Jules and Zara as being fairly normally endowed.
** Also ''very'' humorously averted when Rissa and Jason hook up for the first time. Although Rissa's reaction suggests that Jason is very well-endowed, her reaction to it during the act itself is a panicked "This is not going to work!"
** Played straighter with Travis, if Jules and Elle are anything to go by. Though Tiffany tends to say otherwise.


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* HugeGuyTinyGirl: This trope pops up a surprising amount in-game.
** Travis (who's 6'4) and Tiffany (who's a hair over five feet) are the most prominent example, with about sixteen inches of height difference between them and several jokes on the subject.
** Bully is a full foot taller than Zara. Maverick and Daisy also have a similar height disparity on Grapevine Fires.
** Jason is roughly a foot taller than almost all his potential love interests to date, with the exception of (5'8") Jayme. Rissa in particular is about eleven inches shorter than him. The fact that Rissa is noted to be very slight and sickly-looking while Jason is described at one point as "a brick wall with eyes" makes the contrast even funnier.


The game itself initially takes place in the fictional community of Palm Beach, though after the original site was handed over to new administration, the setting was changed to a smaller farming community called Newbrook in the wake of a massive storm. Though it lacks any one overarching plot, it's got plenty of continuity and is extremely character-driven.

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The game itself initially takes place in the fictional community of Palm Beach, though after the original site was handed over to new administration, the setting was changed to a smaller farming community called Newbrook in the wake of a massive storm. Though it lacks any one overarching plot, it's got plenty of continuity and is extremely character-driven.
character-driven. [[spoiler: As of Our Next Chapter, there's been a three-year timeskip and the story's events are currently set in Los Angeles. The game itself is currently on hiatus.]]



* ArmouredClosetGay: Remy is one, early on. [[spoiler: Until being rather forcefully outed by Jerry.]]



** Jules tries to force this trope as well early on, with Aleks as the Betty to Travis's Veronica, but it's mostly averted as Travis is openly only interested in her for sex, while Aleks is generally apathetic to her.

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** Jules tries to force this trope as well early on, with Aleks as the Betty to Travis's Veronica, but it's mostly averted as Travis is openly only interested in her for sex, while Aleks is just generally apathetic to her.



** Jason and Rissa are very fond of playing Hot Potato with these roles. Rissa is arguably the Betty to Jac's Veronica and Jason's Archie initially, but the roles are flipped around later on. [[AbortedArc Dava]] and [[UnluckyChildhoodFriend Gary]] are both arguably Betty to Rissa's Archie and Jason's Veronica, while Svet is also briefly the Betty to Rissa's Veronica and Jason's Archie.

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** Jason and Rissa are very fond of playing Hot Potato with these roles. Rissa is arguably the Betty to Jac's Veronica and Jason's Archie initially, but the roles are flipped around later on. [[AbortedArc Dava]] and [[UnluckyChildhoodFriend Gary]] are both arguably Betty to Rissa's Archie and Jason's Veronica, while Veronica. Svet is also briefly would actually be the Betty Veronica to Rissa's Betty, though it was never much of a contest as Jason wanted Rissa from the beginning.
** Speaking of Svet, Jason is also unknowingly the
Veronica to her Archie and Jason's Archie.Daniel's Betty.



* BreakTheCutie: Rissa is a walking bad luck magnet. If something bad can happen to her, it generally will.
* CampStraight: Boone. Just... Boone.

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* BreakTheCutie: Rissa is a walking bad luck magnet. If something bad can happen Pretty much everything that's happened in her life up to her, it generally will.
this point seems to just break her over and over again.
* CampStraight: Boone. Just... Boone. He ''lives and breathes'' this trope.
** James Phillips also qualifies. The PrettyBoy captain of Palm Beach High's football team, his mannerisms and speech patterns certainly aren't very stereotypically... masculine, to put it politely.



** Clarissa developing from a wise ExtremeDoormat who'd resigned herself to a fairly joyless pre-planned life to a girl plenty capable of [[SilkHidingSteel standing up for herself]] when it matters and her fair share of [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome badass moments]].

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** Clarissa developing from a wise ExtremeDoormat who'd resigned herself to a fairly joyless pre-planned life to a girl plenty capable of [[SilkHidingSteel standing up for herself]] when it matters and her fair share of [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome badass moments]].moments]] over the course of her relationship with Jason.



** Jason going from a friendless teenage drunk to a [[AwesomeMomentOfCrowning Homecoming Prince]]-winning football and track star with actual college prospects.
** Travis slowly realizing how important the people in his life are to him, and becoming steadily slightly less of a JerkJock
** Zara's development from AlphaBitch to LovableAlphaBitch who's plenty capable of kicking all kinds of ass in her own right.

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** Jason going from a friendless teenage drunk to, arguably, TheAce as of the move to Newbrook. [[spoiler: Considering that as of Our Next Chapter, he was revealed to have become a [[AwesomeMomentOfCrowning Homecoming Prince]]-winning big-time college football and track star with actual college prospects.
and easily one of the best-liked characters in-game, he absolutely qualifies as this trope.]]
** Travis slowly realizing how important the people in his life are to him, and becoming steadily slightly less of a JerkJock
JerkJock who could even have been considered something of a ByronicHero‎ by the end of his run.
** Zara's development from AlphaBitch to a SpoiledSweet LovableAlphaBitch who's plenty capable of kicking all kinds of ass in her own right.right. [[spoiler: And then her FaceHeelTurn as of the end of Grapevine Fires putting her firmly back in SpoiledBrat territory.]]



* CluelessChickMagnet: Jason and Daniel both definitely qualify.

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** [[spoiler: Ultimately, it's actually Jason's near-suicidal case of this that helps to doom his and Rissa's relationship. She feels guilty after The Darkness attacks Zara because Jason's instinctive reaction was to whip back around and try to save her from the chains, while Rissa has to think for a moment about whether to keep running or not, like any sane person would. She genuinely can't see how either of them could ever forgive her for it.]]
* CluelessChickMagnet: Jason and Daniel both definitely qualify.''definitely'' qualify.
** Jason in particular manages to be a Clueless EVERYTHING Magnet. He's attracted the attentions of straight women, gay women, gay men and arguably, at least one heterosexual one.



** Jason versus Big Tom
** Rockie versus one of Bully's Basic Bitches
** Bully versus Travis
** Travis versus Tristan
** Jason & Bully versus a group of frat boys
** Daniel and Svet versus Nasty Nikki
** Bully versus Dinky
* EvenTheGuysWantHim: Boone certainly thinks that this applies to Lanie- His so-called "Clooney Effect". [[SmallNameBigEgo Teddy]] also claimed this, though that's much more dubious.

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** Jason versus Big Tom
Tom, an appropriately-named giant. Jason's later fight against his even-larger brother, who bears a resemblance to TheBigShow‎, is a good measure less uneven.
** Rockie versus one of Bully's Basic Bitches
Bitches.
** Bully versus Travis
Travis.
** Travis versus Tristan
Tristan.
** Jason & Bully versus a group of frat boys
boys at a strip club.
** Daniel and Svet versus Nasty Nikki
Nikki, a hulking female stripper at that same club.
** Bully versus Dinky
Dinky, a birthday party clown.
* DoubleStandardRapeFemaleOnMale: [[spoiler: Nasty Nikki very graphically raping Daniel]] is very unfortunately played for laughs at one point. If that had been, for example, a very large and hulking male stripper forcing himself on Svet then it's a safe bet that it would have been played ''much'' differently.
** Jac also gets off remarkably easy after homecoming considering that she continues to try and force herself on Jason after he's repeatedly rebuffed her. In fact, he's later played as shown as being ''the bad guy'' in that situation for not taking advantage of her being drunk and even jokes that it was "kind of hot". Again, a situation where it wouldn't have come off nearly as harmless with the roles reversed.
* EvenTheGuysWantHim: Boone certainly thinks that this applies to Lanie- His so-called "Clooney Effect". [[SmallNameBigEgo Teddy]] also claimed this, though that's much more dubious. Jason and Daniel also fit nicely into this trope.
* EasilyForgiven: Rockie and Bully have both very literally attempted to drown Rissa, and she still considers both to be good friends of hers'.



* LoadsAndLoadsOfCharacters: Well over two hundred, at one point.
* MagnificentBastard: Travis Motherfucking Huntington.

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* LoadsAndLoadsOfCharacters: Well over two hundred, at one point.
* MagnificentBastard: Travis Motherfucking Huntington.
point with varying degrees of activity.



* StalkerWithACrush: The only way that Xavier knows how to love.
* TheFriendsWhoNeverHang: Jason and Zara
* WorldOfSnark

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* StalkerWithACrush: The It's the only way that Xavier knows how to love.
* StarCrossedLovers: Jason and Rissa. She's the repressed only daughter in an old money family that's went broke, and she needs to be married off to someone rich enough to get them back to the lifestyle they're accustomed to. He's a poor recovering alcoholic from the wrong side of the tracks who her mother openly hates and sees as a criminal. They both know it can only end badly, but neither one is strong enough to let the other go. [[spoiler: As of Our Next Chapter, it's painfully clear that time and distance has done absolutely nothing to dull those feelings.]]
*
TheFriendsWhoNeverHang: Jason and Zara
Zara. Although each is dating the other's best friend, the two of them rarely interact one-on-one, and have generally had friction when they did.
* WorldOfSnarkWorldOfSnark
* WorthyOpponent‎: Bully and Travis eventually came to view each other as this.

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* CurbStompBattle:
** Jason versus Big Tom
** Rockie versus one of Bully's Basic Bitches
** Bully versus Travis
** Travis versus Tristan
** Jason & Bully versus a group of frat boys
** Daniel and Svet versus Nasty Nikki
** Bully versus Dinky


* AlternateUniverse: After a large number of long time members left Eyes Wide Open, the decision to reset a large chunk of the timeline created an alternate continuity between there and Grapevine Fires.

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* AlternateUniverse: After a large number of long time members left Eyes Wide Open, the decision to reset a large chunk of the timeline created an alternate continuity between there and Grapevine Fires. Even Eyes Wide Open began as an alternate continuity to another site.

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