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** Alvin Hung is a meta example, just because of [[TheyChangedItNowItSucks a (reasonable, but) very controversial update]], fans have turned against him and even started harassing him with '''''death threats'''''. Plus, with such a good concept and ambition-turned-laughing stock of the whole internet with such a rabid fraction of the fanbase's behavior making it's reputation worse, it isn't that hard to feel bad for him.

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** Alvin Hung is a meta example, just because of [[TheyChangedItNowItSucks a (reasonable, but) very controversial update]], fans have turned against him and even started harassing him with '''''death threats'''''. Plus, with such a good concept and ambition-turned-laughing stock of the whole internet with such a rabid fraction of the fanbase's behavior making it's its reputation worse, it isn't that hard to feel bad for him.


** As far as example of this trope in the Grounded videos go, Dora in the videos by Alan the Cartoon Maker[=/=]Thomas Fan is probably the biggest example of them all. She still isn't a complete angel, but many videos show her invoking the explosive wrath of her family and friends simply by making honest mistakes or being her normal self. One video even shows Dora's parents getting her arrested for simply even having a show about her. Her parents also hate it when she explores like in [=GoAnimater101=]'s videos and often refer to her by the derogatory name "Dora the Mexican Explorer", and insult her for being Mexican [[BoomerangBigot despite also]] [[{{Hypocrite}} being Mexican]]. [[EtTuBrute Even Boots is often against her,]] and one video shows all of her friends turning against her and beating her up for the simple mistake of [[DisproportionateRetribution forgetting to bring a dish a the picnic]]. Given that she's probably one of the more innocent versions of Dora in the Grounded videos (and that's saying a lot), one could easily get the desire to get her out of this terrible situation.

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** As far as example of this trope in the Grounded videos go, Dora in the videos by Alan the Cartoon Maker[=/=]Thomas Fan is probably the biggest example of them all. She still isn't a complete angel, but many videos show her invoking the explosive wrath of her family and friends simply by making honest mistakes or being her normal self. One video even shows Dora's parents getting her arrested for simply even having a show about her. Her parents also hate it when she explores like in [=GoAnimater101=]'s videos and often refer to her by the derogatory name "Dora the Mexican Explorer", and insult her for being Mexican [[BoomerangBigot despite also]] [[{{Hypocrite}} being Mexican]]. [[EtTuBrute Even Boots is often against her,]] and one video shows all of her friends turning against her and beating her up for the simple mistake of [[DisproportionateRetribution forgetting to bring a dish a to the picnic]]. Given that she's probably one of the more innocent versions of Dora in the Grounded videos (and that's saying a lot), one could easily get the desire to get her out of this terrible situation.


** [=GoAnimate=] cringe compilations. While most [=GoAnimate=] users seldom hold any grudges against their videos being featured in cringe compilations (see MisaimedFandom below), in some circles there is some debate over whether these compilations are acceptable or is actuall a form of cyber-bullying. It's worth noting, though, that this issue has been addressed by some cringe compilation creators who put warnings in the description for people to ''not'' witch hunt the creators featured in the the video, and the ones that ''do'' explicitly slam actual users [[WhatTheHellPlayer tend to get called out by non-ironic and ironic fans of [=GoAnimate=] alike]]. It is also worth pointing out that a variety of people who do create cringe compilations tend to be former [=GoAnimate=] users who do put their videos in compilations for varying reasons (mainly OldShame). [[Administrivia/RuleOfCautiousEditingJudgment This subject really needs no further elaboration beyond that]].

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** [=GoAnimate=] cringe compilations. While most [=GoAnimate=] users seldom hold any grudges against their videos being featured in cringe compilations (see MisaimedFandom below), in some circles there is some debate over whether these compilations are acceptable or is actuall actually a form of cyber-bullying. It's worth noting, though, that this issue has been addressed by some cringe compilation creators who put warnings in the description for people to ''not'' witch hunt the creators featured in the the video, and the ones that ''do'' explicitly slam actual users [[WhatTheHellPlayer tend to get called out by non-ironic and ironic fans of [=GoAnimate=] alike]]. It is also worth pointing out that a variety of people who do create cringe compilations tend to be former [=GoAnimate=] users who do put their videos in compilations for varying reasons (mainly OldShame). [[Administrivia/RuleOfCautiousEditingJudgment This subject really needs no further elaboration beyond that]].


*** Even within his videos, "Caillou Gets Grounded: The Movie" gives some light on Boris's character. Is he truly a [[AbusiveParents monstrous abuser]], or is he merely being [[HenpeckedHusband controlled by his]] [[LadyMacbeth much more abusive wife]]?[[labelnote:Further speculation]]Note the sequence where he [[MyGodWhatHaveIDone begins to regret punishing Caillou so harshly]], only for his wife to claim that "it's always the kid's fault all the time" and convinces him to ground him once more. This in itself is kind of iffy, since Caillou had just murdered someone and escaped - which, obviously, deserves severe punishment - but Boris wonders if his prior overreactions had led Caillou to act out to this extent.) [[/labelnote]]

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*** Even within his videos, "Caillou Gets Grounded: The Movie" gives some light on Boris's character. Is he truly a [[AbusiveParents monstrous abuser]], or is he merely being [[HenpeckedHusband controlled by his]] [[LadyMacbeth much more abusive wife]]?[[labelnote:Further speculation]]Note the sequence where he [[MyGodWhatHaveIDone begins to regret punishing Caillou so harshly]], only for his wife to claim that "it's always the kid's fault all the time" and convinces him to ground him once more. This in itself is kind of iffy, since Caillou had just murdered someone and escaped - which, obviously, deserves severe punishment - but Boris wonders if his prior overreactions had led Caillou to act out to this extent.) [[/labelnote]]

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*** However, running with this trope, is Fred really this kind of person because of how he is or has Fred devolved into this madman due to Shaggy and Scooby's gluttony and Daphne's airheadedness?


* InternetBackdraft: Let's just say that the Grounded fanbase wasn't particularly happy when the removal of the non-business themes was announced (both times) and leave it at that.

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** Fred is enough of a [[HairTriggerTemper short-tempered]] {{Jerkass}} in samster5677's videos, but [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gnT2dxFYSUo The Scooby Gang Goes to Universal Studios!]] has him hijack a plane and '''crash it into the middle of Ride/UniversalStudios''' [[DisproportionateRetribution all because]] [[EvilIsPetty he hated the theme park and wanted to get back at the Scooby Gang for taking him on vacation]]. However, for once, Fred is actually acknowledged as having crossed a major line InUniverse.


** Dora is treated even worse in the videos of [=GoAnimater101Animations2003=], where her exploring is done against her parents wishes and they pretty much wish she was never born, calling her by the cruel name "Dora the Motherf***ing Explorer". Other awful names are substituted, and by the time the video ends it's not hard to support Dora running away from home to anywhere else.

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** Dora is treated even worse in the videos of [=GoAnimater101Animations2003=], where her exploring is done against her parents parents' wishes and they pretty much wish she was never born, calling her by the cruel name "Dora the Motherf***ing Explorer". Other awful names are substituted, and by the time the video ends it's not hard to support Dora running away from home to anywhere else.



** Mr. Hinkle's first name being...erm..."[[UnfortunateNames Cockfucker]]". [[MakesJustAsMuchSenseInContext Your guess is as good as ours.]]

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** Mr. Hinkle's first name being...erm...being "[[UnfortunateNames Cockfucker]]". [[MakesJustAsMuchSenseInContext Your guess is as good as ours.]]



** Really, the premise of many Grounding videos (particularly those of the users mentioned in JerkassWoobie below) can get [[NightmareFuel downright horrific]] when you think about it too hard.

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** Really, the premise of many Grounding videos (particularly those of the users mentioned in JerkassWoobie below) DesignatedVillain above) can get [[NightmareFuel downright horrific]] when you think about it too hard.



** [[https://youtu.be/QEtq0pja160 This video]] depicts Dora using an item from ''VideoGame/{{Roblox}}'' to turn her teacher into a roast turkey. When her parents find out, they smash Dora's Roblox things... but apparently [[AndIMustScream forget to turn the teacher back to normal before doing so]].

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** [[https://youtu.be/QEtq0pja160 This video]] depicts Dora using an item from ''VideoGame/{{Roblox}}'' to turn her teacher into a roast turkey. When her parents find out, they smash Dora's Roblox things...item... but apparently [[AndIMustScream forget to turn the teacher back to normal before doing so]].

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** Caillou in Issac Anderson's videos, especially as of late. While Caillou is certainly no saint, the level of cruelty portrayed in the videos makes it hard to laugh at his misfortunes. Boris is shown to be something of a violent psychopath, willing to murder anyone who disagrees with him at the drop of a hat and tortures Caillou at the slightest provocation. Doris, in videos where she isn't absent or dead, helps foster Boris' attitude, turning it into a NeverMyFault way of thinking. Even other people are against him - videos have shown his teacher collaborating with Boris to kill Caillou and government officials are willing to turn a blind eye to all of this.
** [=OfficerPoop247=]'s interpretation of Caillou is this for similar reasons to Isaac Anderson's Caillou. Caillou still is a troublesome character, but Officer Poop's videos also have the added caveat that ''everyone'' hates Caillou (and other baby show characters), including people who Caillou hasn't even met. Boris is frequently an AxCrazy lunatic here, Caillou's "[[WithFriendsLikeThese friends]]" hate his guts, his teacher has been known to laugh at him when he screws up at school, the police have even arrested him just because he's a baby show character ([[NoGoodDeedGoesUnpunished despite him foiling Boris' attempt to rob the bank]]), and all parties have screwed Caillou over when he did nothing to deserve it. Given how much the world hates him for a rather petty reason, it kinda comes as no surprise that [=OfficerPoop!Caillou=] acts out so much.
** Dora in the videos by the user adamkleinschmidt2003 comes off as this sometimes as well. Like Caillou, she isn't exactly an angel, but her parents, while not AxCrazy like Caillou's parents, sometimes are just downright ''evil'' to her, often leading to unfunny situations in some videos, as well. Often they beat Dora up, tell her to her face that they wish she were dead, or deny her basic necessities over incidents that she didn't even cause on purpose or highly regrets afterwards.
** Dora is treated even worse in the videos of [=GoAnimater101Animations2003=], where her exploring is done against her parents wishes and they pretty much wish she was never born, calling her by the cruel name "Dora the Motherf***ing Explorer". Other awful names are substituted, and by the time the video ends it's not hard to support Dora running away from home to anywhere else.
** As far as example of this trope in the Grounded videos go, Dora in the videos by Alan the Cartoon Maker[=/=]Thomas Fan is probably the biggest example of them all. She still isn't a complete angel, but many videos show her invoking the explosive wrath of her family and friends simply by making honest mistakes or being her normal self. One video even shows Dora's parents getting her arrested for simply even having a show about her. Her parents also hate it when she explores like in [=GoAnimater101=]'s videos and often refer to her by the derogatory name "Dora the Mexican Explorer", and insult her for being Mexican [[BoomerangBigot despite also]] [[{{Hypocrite}} being Mexican]]. [[EtTuBrute Even Boots is often against her,]] and one video shows all of her friends turning against her and beating her up for the simple mistake of [[DisproportionateRetribution forgetting to bring a dish a the picnic]]. Given that she's probably one of the more innocent versions of Dora in the Grounded videos (and that's saying a lot), one could easily get the desire to get her out of this terrible situation.
** Little Bill in several videos. Although he is commonly depicted as having an attitude, all of his [[DysfunctionalFamily family seem to hate his guts]], even downright blaming him for minor incidents and things that are caused by the family. [[https://youtu.be/yT1TMWAFYt8 In this video]], for example, Little Bill is blamed for causing a car crash that hospitalizes a woman, when it was Brenda's fault for not even focusing on the road. Little Bill points this out and mentions that it was his mom's actions that caused the crash, but he earns a grounding time of 10,0000 years for doing so. Another video even has him get his grounding time extended for three weeks (and having to do chores) for simply eating a burger and being caught doing so by Big Bill.


** Videos such as [[https://youtu.be/Xm1GXrMS2lE this one]] depicting [[Disney/{{Frozen}} Elsa]] getting grounded and run out of town by [[TookALevelInJerkass Anna and Kristoff]]. Remember what happens when Elsa gets upset or scared? Yeah. [[InferredHolocaust Anything that happens to GoAnimate-Verse!Arrendale now]] [[NiceJobBreakingItHero is Kristoff and Anna's own fault]].

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** Videos such as [[https://youtu.be/Xm1GXrMS2lE this one]] depicting [[Disney/{{Frozen}} Elsa]] getting grounded and run out of town by [[TookALevelInJerkass Anna and Kristoff]]. Remember And if one remembers what happens when Elsa gets upset or scared? Yeah. scared, [[InferredHolocaust Anything this implies that anything that happens to GoAnimate-Verse!Arrendale GoAnimate-Verse!Arendelle now]] [[NiceJobBreakingItHero is Kristoff and Anna's own fault]].



** The parent characters tend to not be very well liked by the fanbase (including some factions of the non-ironic fanbase) for [[AbusiveParents many]] [[DisproportionateRetribution different]] [[MoralDissonance reasons]], but Caillou's Dad/Boris (and Caillou's Mom/Doris to a lesser extent) tends to the most disliked out of all of them, thanks to him taking (or even creating) any opportunity to ground or torture Caillou for any reason, and being an AxCrazy nutcase who is expected to be the hero because he punishes Caillou. ([[SarcasmMode And no one could feel sympathy for a baby show character like Caillou, right?]]) It's gotten to the point where [[https://youtu.be/Dq4wzY4ga9U numerous]] [[https://youtu.be/ZWDYMvrsB9o videos]] [[https://youtu.be/ocVOge_dXrM have]] been made where Boris [[TakeThatScrappy gets grounded or otherwise gets his just desserts]].

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** The parent characters tend to not be very well liked by the fanbase (including some factions of the non-ironic fanbase) for [[AbusiveParents many]] [[DisproportionateRetribution different]] [[MoralDissonance reasons]], but Caillou's Dad/Boris (and Caillou's Mom/Doris to a lesser extent) tends to the most disliked out of all of them, thanks to him taking (or even creating) any opportunity to ground or torture Caillou for any reason, and being an AxCrazy nutcase who is expected to be the hero because he punishes Caillou. ([[SarcasmMode And Caillou (probably because the creators assume no one could feel sympathy for a baby show character like Caillou, right?]]) Caillou). It's gotten to the point where [[https://youtu.be/Dq4wzY4ga9U numerous]] [[https://youtu.be/ZWDYMvrsB9o videos]] [[https://youtu.be/ocVOge_dXrM have]] been made where Boris [[TakeThatScrappy gets grounded or otherwise gets his just desserts]].



* WhatDoYouMeanItWasntMadeOnDrugs: Some Grounded videos have the kids getting grounded over things that are ''physically impossible'', such as changing their school's name to that of a restaurant. Additionally, some Grounded videos involve ''[[UpToEleven human]]'' [[UpToEleven parents having]] ''[[UpToEleven logos]]'' [[[[UpToEleven as their children.]] Yeah, that's enough internet for today...

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* WhatDoYouMeanItWasntMadeOnDrugs: Some Grounded videos have the kids getting grounded over things that are ''physically impossible'', such as changing their school's name to that of a restaurant. Additionally, some Grounded videos involve ''[[UpToEleven human]]'' [[UpToEleven parents having]] ''[[UpToEleven logos]]'' [[[[UpToEleven [[UpToEleven as their children.]] Yeah, that's enough internet for today...]]



** Alvin Hung is a meta example, just because of [[TheyChangedItNowItSucks a (reasonable, but) very controversial update]], fans have turned against him and even started harassing him with '''''death threats'''''. Plus, with such a good concept and ambition-turned-laughing stock of the whole internet with such a rabid fraction of the fanbase's behavior making it's reputation worse, it just makes you want to give this guy a hug.

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** Alvin Hung is a meta example, just because of [[TheyChangedItNowItSucks a (reasonable, but) very controversial update]], fans have turned against him and even started harassing him with '''''death threats'''''. Plus, with such a good concept and ambition-turned-laughing stock of the whole internet with such a rabid fraction of the fanbase's behavior making it's reputation worse, it just makes you want isn't that hard to give this guy a hug.feel bad for him.

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** Creator/HarryPartridge after giving the site a rather nasty ColbertBump in the form of his "Go Animate! An Animation Revolution" video.


** In [[https://youtu.be/_YVO-j-a7vY Boris Gets Lung Cancer From Smoking Weed]], after Boris smokes, a devil shows up and takes him to Taco Bell. This is never brought up again.

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** In [[https://youtu.be/_YVO-j-a7vY [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GhTS4ulEvBY Boris Gets Lung Cancer From Smoking Weed]], after Boris smokes, a devil shows up and takes him to Taco Bell. This is never brought up again.


* AcceptableTargets: Generally "[[PeripheryHatedom baby shows]]", villains from multiple works of fiction, and "[[{{Troll}} bad users]]" the [=GoAnimate=] community doesn't approve of.

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* AcceptableTargets: Generally "[[PeripheryHatedom baby shows]]", "baby shows", villains from multiple works of fiction, and "[[{{Troll}} bad users]]" the [=GoAnimate=] community doesn't approve of.



** Speaking of Macusoper, it is common to see people who have differing views on him. Is he a short-tempered ButtMonkey whose misdoings are caused (and fueled further) by the actions of his peers and his father Diesel, who all treat him like a social outcast, or he is a complete {{Jerkass}} with a HairTriggerTemper worthy of his punishments? This has extended on to the point where Macusoper has become a BaseBreakingCharacter with several fans and [[FanHater Fan Haters]] alike.

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** Speaking of Macusoper, it is common to see people who have differing views on him. Is he a short-tempered ButtMonkey whose misdoings are caused (and fueled further) by the actions of his peers and his father Diesel, who all treat him like a social outcast, or he is a complete {{Jerkass}} with a HairTriggerTemper worthy of his punishments? This has extended on to the point where Macusoper has become a BaseBreakingCharacter with several fans and [[FanHater Fan Haters]] non-fans alike.



* FanHater: Goes two ways, from the [=GoAnimate=] users themselves who hate "baby show" characters and anyone who likes them, to non-users of [=GoAnimate=] who see the non-ironic fanbase as an immature bunch who CantTakeCriticism.


** Presidential or political figures are this, depending on the user.

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** Presidential or political figures Both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are this, popular grounding targets, depending on the user.user. However, they actually avoid falling into AcceptablePoliticalTargets as most [=GoAnimate=] videos rarely delve into politics.



** [[https://youtu.be/BFOhhfjcNgk?t=83 "I'm Chuck E.]] [[BrokenRecord I'm Chuck E. I'm Chuck E."]][[labelnote:Explanation]]An infamous part of one video where Chuck E. Cheese "sings" a song... that is just him repeatedly saying "I'm Chuck E." while another song plays, without any attempt to harmonize the two elements.[[/labelnote]]

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** [[https://youtu.be/BFOhhfjcNgk?t=83 "I'm Chuck E.]] [[BrokenRecord I'm Chuck E. I'm Chuck E."]][[labelnote:Explanation]]An infamous part segment of one video [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UN-Ua6xvs_0 this video]] where Chuck E. Cheese "sings" a song... that is just him repeatedly saying "I'm Chuck E." in a deadpan voice while another song stock acid jazz music plays, without any attempt to harmonize the two elements.[[/labelnote]]



** Many of the stock TTS voices. In particular, Jennifer, Kidaroo, Paul, and Wiseguy.

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** Many of the stock TTS voices. In particular, Jennifer, Kidaroo, Eric (Boris' default voice), Jennifer (Uolliac's default voice), Kidaroo (the voice generally used for when characters are shouting or are angry), Paul, and Wiseguy.


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** Among the ironic fandom of the videos, Warren Cook's obsession with [[FelonyMisdemeanor fake VHS openings]].

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