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* DinnerOrderFlub:
** In one strip, a character orders some "lesbian cuisine." The waiter informs him that they have ''Lebanese'' cuisine. He needs some time to cope.
** In another, the character points to a sign and requests his "free wife." The waiter informs him that it's "free ''Wi-Fi''."


* TheHeroDies: [[spoiler:The 50 Mph Man, the protagonist of [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HLI2-kYMUEE "Waiting for the Bus"]]. How he died? He tries to start running again as an old man, but poor eyesight, lots of rain, and a wall do not mix.]]

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* TheHeroDies: several shorts (like ''Drunk", end this way) [[spoiler:The 50 Mph Man, the protagonist of [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HLI2-kYMUEE "Waiting for the Bus"]]. How he died? He tries After his life spirals out of control, he goes to start running again as an old man, but poor eyesight, lots of rain, a jogging track, brings himself up to full speed and [[DrivenToSuicide runs headlong into a wall do not mix.wall]] .]]


A top down apocalyptic BattleRoyaleGame developed by Galvanic Games and Explosm Games, ''VideoGame/RaptureRejects'' was released in 2018.

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A top down apocalyptic BattleRoyaleGame developed by Galvanic Games and Explosm Games, ''VideoGame/RaptureRejects'' ''Rapture Rejects'', was released in 2018.
2018. Another ''Cyanide & Happiness'' video game, a point-and-click adventure titled ''Cyanide & Happiness - Freakpocalypse'', was released on March 11, 2021 for PC and the UsefulNotes/NintendoSwitch.



A ''Cyanide & Happiness'' video game, titled ''Cyanide & Happiness - Freakpocalypse'', is set for release in March 11, 2021 on the UsefulNotes/NintendoSwitch.


A ''Cyanide & Happiness'' video game, titled ''Cyanide & Happiness - Freakpocalypse'', is set for release in summer 2020 on the UsefulNotes/NintendoSwitch.

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A ''Cyanide & Happiness'' video game, titled ''Cyanide & Happiness - Freakpocalypse'', is set for release in summer 2020 March 11, 2021 on the UsefulNotes/NintendoSwitch.


* LiteralMetaphor: In [[https://explosm.net/comics/4235/ this comic]], a depressed burglar hears that "every cloud has a silver lining" as encouragement not to give up on his dreams. He then goes and steals the silver linings from clouds.



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** In [[https://explosm.net/comics/3091/ this comic]], a guy's date rips off "her" own wig to reveal their identity as "Secret Man" and fix a flat tire. Secret Man's date then drives the car, leaving Secret Man alone.

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** The protagonist of the Depressing Bowling Ball week too. It gets to the point the entire universe gets rid of him.


%%* MoodWhiplash: The New Year's time travel series of comics is usually humorous, but one of them is part of a Depressing Comic Week. [[http://explosm.net/comics/3792/ It's fairly jarring]]. The next strip we see them in still has the dog's blood on the time machine.

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%%* * MoodWhiplash: The New Year's time travel series of comics is usually humorous, but one of them is part of a Depressing Comic Week. [[http://explosm.net/comics/3792/ It's fairly jarring]]. The next strip we see them in still has the dog's blood on the time machine.



* MurderTheHypotenuse: [[http://explosm.net/comics/399/ Subverted.]] [[spoiler:Two men fighting over a girl kill her to solve the problem, instead.]]

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* MurderTheHypotenuse: [[http://explosm.net/comics/399/ Subverted.]] [[spoiler:Two men fighting over a girl kill her ''her'' to solve the problem, problem instead.]]



* NoSympathy: Ted Bear doesn't want to bite off his penis for the sake of his show. Nobody else cares. He ask's why they don't just use effects. The producer demands he do it live on camera or he's fired.

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* NoSympathy: Ted Bear doesn't want to bite off his penis for the sake of his show. Nobody else cares. He ask's asks why they don't just use effects. The producer demands he do it live on camera or he's fired.



%%* TemptingFate: [[http://www.explosm.net/comics/1558/ "What if she doesn't have any skin?"]]

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%%* * TemptingFate: [[http://www.explosm.net/comics/1558/ "What if she doesn't have any skin?"]]Played with in one strip where a man is warned that chewing ice is "super bad for you", and replies in an over-confident manner that "nothing bad's gonna happen". In fact, nothing bad ''does'' happen... to ''him''. [[spoiler:The nineteen soldiers killed in an IED explosion on the same day]], on the other hand...



%%* {{Unishment}}: A father, annoyed at his children's repeated "AreWeThereYet", [[http://www.explosm.net/comics/2664/ turns around back to Disneyland]].

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%%* * {{Unishment}}: A father, annoyed at his children's repeated "AreWeThereYet", threatens to turn the car around. When he actually follows through with his threat, it's revealed they were heading home from Disneyland... [[http://www.explosm.net/comics/2664/ turns around so now they're heading straight back to Disneyland]].there]].


After over six months of absence from the site, [[https://upload.facebook.com/RobotsWithFeelings/photos/a.10151068914020086.488349.70629230085/10152740505495086/?type=1 Matt Melvin finally announced on August 31st, 2014]] that he was no longer a part of the comic due to unspecified reasons. A [[http://explosm.net/news/144 post]] from the Explosm site blog followed a couple days later providing further details, as well as expressing thanks for Matt's contributions to the comic and wishing him luck on his future endeavors. Matt has since started work on a new project, currently titled [[http://www.patreon.com/MattMelvin "The Last Nerds on Earth"]], and has also begun streaming regularly on [[http://www.twitch.tv/MattMelvin Twitch.]]

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After over six months of absence from the site, [[https://upload.facebook.com/RobotsWithFeelings/photos/a.10151068914020086.488349.70629230085/10152740505495086/?type=1 Matt Melvin finally announced on August 31st, 2014]] that he was no longer a part of the comic due to unspecified reasons. A [[http://explosm.net/news/144 post]] from the Explosm site blog followed a couple days later providing further details, as well as expressing thanks for Matt's contributions to the comic and wishing him luck on his future endeavors. In October 2014, Matt has since started work on a new project, currently project, titled [[http://www.patreon.com/MattMelvin [[http://lastnerdsonearth.webcomic.ws/ "The Last Nerds on Earth"]], and although the only installments were uploaded that month. He has also begun streaming regularly on [[http://www.twitch.tv/MattMelvin Twitch.]]


** [[http://explosm.net/comics/4594/ Another comic]] has someone misinterpret their friend's suggestion of counting sheep due to AmbiguousSyntax. Naturally, the sheep end up keeping awake with their counting.

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** [[http://explosm.net/comics/4594/ Another comic]] has someone misinterpret their friend's suggestion of counting sheep due to AmbiguousSyntax. Naturally, the sheep end up keeping him awake with their counting.


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* WhosOnFirst: [[http://explosm.net/comics/5714/ This strip]], a direct reference to the original sketch, beginning with "Whoa! Who's over there getting to first base with your girlfriend?"


%%* SailorEarth: Parodied using ''WesternAnimation/CaptainPlanetAndThePlaneteers'' as an example [[http://explosm.net/comics/1417 here]].

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%%* * SailorEarth: Parodied using ''WesternAnimation/CaptainPlanetAndThePlaneteers'' as an example [[http://explosm.net/comics/1417 here]]. Looks like adding Death to the five-element ensemble wasn't a good idea, after all.


After over six months of absence from the site, [[https://upload.facebook.com/RobotsWithFeelings/photos/a.10151068914020086.488349.70629230085/10152740505495086/?type=1 Matt Melvin finally announced on August 31st, 2014]] that he was no longer a part of the comic due to unspecified reasons. A post from the Explosm site blog followed a couple days later providing further details, as well as expressing thanks for Matt's contributions to the comic and wishing him luck on his future endeavors. Matt has since started work on a new project, currently titled [[http://www.patreon.com/MattMelvin "The Last Nerds on Earth"]], and has also begun streaming regularly on [[http://www.twitch.tv/MattMelvin Twitch.]]

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After over six months of absence from the site, [[https://upload.facebook.com/RobotsWithFeelings/photos/a.10151068914020086.488349.70629230085/10152740505495086/?type=1 Matt Melvin finally announced on August 31st, 2014]] that he was no longer a part of the comic due to unspecified reasons. A post [[http://explosm.net/news/144 post]] from the Explosm site blog followed a couple days later providing further details, as well as expressing thanks for Matt's contributions to the comic and wishing him luck on his future endeavors. Matt has since started work on a new project, currently titled [[http://www.patreon.com/MattMelvin "The Last Nerds on Earth"]], and has also begun streaming regularly on [[http://www.twitch.tv/MattMelvin Twitch.]]


%%* JailBaitWait: [[http://explosm.net/comics/4148/ With a touch of incest.]]

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* LoserProtagonist: Sad Larry of the ''Sad Larry'' shorts. Nothing ever goes right for him, he's constantly depressed, and he wants to die but can't.

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A ''Cyanide & Happiness'' video game, titled ''Cyanide & Happiness - Freakpocalypse'', is set for release in summer 2020 on the UsefulNotes/NintendoSwitch.

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* CountingSheep:
** A variation in [[http://explosm.net/comics/4966/ this]] comic: an angry punk calling people "sheep" ends up putting himself to sleep.
** [[http://explosm.net/comics/4594/ Another comic]] has someone misinterpret their friend's suggestion of counting sheep due to AmbiguousSyntax. Naturally, the sheep end up keeping awake with their counting.

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