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* UnintentionallyUnsympathetic: Happens with characters like Becky and Carla. While we are meant to find them sympathetic, many readers find [[http://www.dumbingofage.com/2015/comic/book-5/02-threes-a-crowd/blbfghlpf/ their personalities]] [[http://www.dumbingofage.com/2015/comic/book-6/02-that-perfect-girl/skff/ too off putting]] to want to take their side. Complicating the matter is Becky's status as a lesbian and Carla's status as a trans woman, which can cause some of the critiques of their characters to be accused of being homophobic or transphobic.

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Happens with characters like Becky and Carla. While we are meant to find them sympathetic, many readers find [[http://www.dumbingofage.com/2015/comic/book-5/02-threes-a-crowd/blbfghlpf/ their personalities]] [[http://www.dumbingofage.com/2015/comic/book-6/02-that-perfect-girl/skff/ too off putting]] to want to take their side. Complicating the matter is Becky's status as a lesbian and Carla's status as a trans woman, which can cause some of the critiques of their characters to be accused of being homophobic or transphobic.


** however.... Mary is right. Ruth IS a terrible, useless excuse for an RA, none of her floor residents would think of going to her for assistance or advice. Ruth HAS completely missed that Becky has moved in, and her relationship with Billie IS completely inappropriate. Mary can only blackmail her because she doesnít have the simple integrity to resign her position, as she must know she should.

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** however.... Mary is right. Ruth IS a terrible, useless excuse for an RA, none of her floor residents would think of going to her for assistance or advice. Ruth HAS completely missed that Becky has moved in, and her relationship with Billie IS completely inappropriate. Mary can only blackmail her because she doesnít have the simple integrity to resign her position, as she must know she should.


* AntiClimaxBoss: [[spoiler:How does Blaine go down after everything he does in Book 10? Amazi-Girl pulls her cape over his head in a surprise attack and duct tapes it shut. That's all it takes.]]

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* CrossesTheLineTwice: [[https://www.dumbingofage.com/2020/comic/book-10/03-when-it-crumbles/dingdongredux/ The strip]] in which Joyce recaps "the whiteboard ding-dong bandit" incident to Becky.
-->'''Becky:''' ''This is the best day of my life.'' (beat, as she [[spoiler:glances down at the corpse of her murdered father]]) Okay, top five.

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* AntiClimaxBoss: [[spoiler:How does Blaine go down after everything he does in Book 10? Amazi-Girl pulls her cape over his head in a surprise attack and duct tapes it shut. That's all it takes.]]


** Blaine [[spoiler: starting to recruit other antagonists, as if he were a supervillain assembling a LegionOfDoom. This only intensified when he turned up in body armour and a domino mask to take on Amazi-Girl.]]

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** Blaine [[spoiler: starting to recruit other antagonists, as if he were a supervillain assembling a LegionOfDoom. This only Narm intensified when, after being found out by Mike (and threatening to beat him to death with a hammer), the readers get a chase scene... with Mike and Blaine on electric kick-scooters. And ''then'', when he turned up in body armour and a domino mask to take Amazi-Girl steps in, Blaine responds by putting on Amazi-Girl.a supervillain get-up.]]


** Plenty of people in the comments thought [[spoiler:Blaine starting to recruit other antagonists was a shark-jumping moment, as if he were a supervillain assembling a LegionOfDoom. This only intensified when he turned up in body armour and a domino mask to take on Amazi-Girl.]]

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** Plenty of people in the comments thought [[spoiler:Blaine Blaine [[spoiler: starting to recruit other antagonists was a shark-jumping moment, antagonists, as if he were a supervillain assembling a LegionOfDoom. This only intensified when he turned up in body armour and a domino mask to take on Amazi-Girl.]]


** Plenty of people in the comments thought Blaine starting to recruit other antagonists was a shark-jumping moment, as if he were a supervillain assembling a LegionOfDoom. This only intensified when he turned up in body armour and a domino mask to take on Amazi-Girl.



* {{Narm}}: Amber's high-speed chase of Ross [=MacIntyre=]. A tense story about Becky's father kidnapping her at gunpoint turned into Film/MadMax. Featuring Ross climbing out of the window to shoot at Amber with a gun, leaving the wheel unattended; a random driver understanding and helping Amber when she crashes into her windshield; superhero gizmos to pop Ross's tire; a semi-truck out of nowhere; and a DeusExMachina in the form of Sal rushing in to save the day.

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Amber's high-speed chase of Ross [=MacIntyre=]. A tense story about Becky's father kidnapping her at gunpoint turned into Film/MadMax. Featuring Ross climbing out of the window to shoot at Amber with a gun, leaving the wheel unattended; a random driver understanding and helping Amber when she crashes into her windshield; superhero gizmos to pop Ross's tire; a semi-truck out of nowhere; and a DeusExMachina in the form of Sal rushing in to save the day.day.
** Plenty of people in the comments thought [[spoiler:Blaine starting to recruit other antagonists was a shark-jumping moment, as if he were a supervillain assembling a LegionOfDoom. This only intensified when he turned up in body armour and a domino mask to take on Amazi-Girl.]]

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** Plenty of people in the comments thought Blaine starting to recruit other antagonists was a shark-jumping moment, as if he were a supervillain assembling a LegionOfDoom. This only intensified when he turned up in body armour and a domino mask to take on Amazi-Girl.

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** Following Willis's pattern of naming each book after a bizarre quote from one of the characters, the comments section now suggests ''any'' funny or weird bit of dialogue be the title of the next book.


** Ross [=MacIntyre=]: Loving dad afraid to lose his daughter (especially after his wife passed away) and willing to sacrifice his own life to "save" her, or misguided, violent and ignorant bigot who doesn't care about his daughter's feelings, so much that he went as far as [[spoiler:kidnapping her with a gun]]? It's the latter.

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** Ross [=MacIntyre=]: Loving dad afraid to lose his daughter (especially after his wife passed away) and willing to sacrifice his own life to "save" her, or misguided, violent and ignorant bigot who doesn't care about his daughter's feelings, so much that he went as far as [[spoiler:kidnapping her with a gun]]? It's the latter.gun]]?


-->'''Fart Captor''': "The heartbreaking part is that I canít tell whether Jocelyne is lying to herself, trying to be gentle on Joyce, or hiding what she really thinks about Carol because she still isnít sure how much she can trust Joyce.

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-->'''Fart Captor''': "The --->'''Fart Captor:''' The heartbreaking part is that I canít tell whether Jocelyne is lying to herself, trying to be gentle on Joyce, or hiding what she really thinks about Carol because she still isnít sure how much she can trust Joyce.


** Because he's mainly used as a PlotDevice and is a FlatCharacter otherwise, people are hard pressed when it comes to analyzing Mike. His flashback chapters renewed interest in just what makes him tick, and have led to some wildly different interpretations. Some believe he's dead inside and acts like a dick legitimately to those that deserve it, and uses it as a front for making others aware of their flaws. Some think he's just TheSociopath and is playing everyone around him for [[ForTheEvulz his amusement]]. Others TakeAThirdOption and think that while he is TheSociopath, he has a soft spot for Amber and Ethan, but isn't afraid to call out them or anyone else that pisses him off. Just what makes Mike who is effectively is a riddle for the ages.

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** Because he's mainly used as a PlotDevice and is a FlatCharacter otherwise, people are hard pressed when it comes to analyzing Mike. His flashback chapters renewed interest in just what makes him tick, and have led to some wildly different interpretations. Some believe he's dead inside and acts like a dick legitimately to those that deserve it, and uses it as a front for making others aware of their flaws. Some think he's just TheSociopath and is playing everyone around him for [[ForTheEvulz his amusement]]. Others TakeAThirdOption and think that while he is TheSociopath, he has a soft spot for Amber and Ethan, but isn't afraid to call out them or anyone else that pisses him off. Just what makes Mike who tick is effectively is a riddle for the ages.

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** Because he's mainly used as a PlotDevice and is a FlatCharacter otherwise, people are hard pressed when it comes to analyzing Mike. His flashback chapters renewed interest in just what makes him tick, and have led to some wildly different interpretations. Some believe he's dead inside and acts like a dick legitimately to those that deserve it, and uses it as a front for making others aware of their flaws. Some think he's just TheSociopath and is playing everyone around him for [[ForTheEvulz his amusement]]. Others TakeAThirdOption and think that while he is TheSociopath, he has a soft spot for Amber and Ethan, but isn't afraid to call out them or anyone else that pisses him off. Just what makes Mike who is effectively is a riddle for the ages.

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