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* AccidentalAesop, AlternativeAesopInterpretation: Reading AnAesop when the writer didn't make one. YMMV as some viewers might not see an Aesop.

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* AccidentalAesop, AlternativeAesopInterpretation: AccidentalAesop: Reading AnAesop when the writer didn't make one. YMMV as some viewers might not see an Aesop.


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* AlternateAesopInterpretation: Interpreting AnAesop differently. YMMV because different people interpret an aesop in different ways.


* AccidentalAesop: Reading AnAesop when the writer didn't make one. YMMV as some viewers might not see an Aesop.

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* AccidentalAesop: AccidentalAesop, AlternativeAesopInterpretation: Reading AnAesop when the writer didn't make one. YMMV as some viewers might not see an Aesop.



* AlternativeCharacterInterpretation: Seeing a character in rather different ways. YMMV because different people interpret characters in different ways.



* AnimationAgeGhetto: Viewing animation's quality as only good enough for kids. YMMV because many people look beyond certain shows being kids' shows.



* CoupleBomb: When a couple makes a movie, it doesn't work. YMMV as some viewers will think the movie worked just fine.

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* CoupleBomb: When a couple makes a movie, it doesn't work. YMMV as some viewers will think the movie worked just fine.fine, or didn't work out solely for other reasons.



* EnjoyTheStorySkipTheGame: When a viewer likes the story behind a video game but ignore the actual game. YMMV because it's something only the players can do and not all players do this.

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* EnjoyTheStorySkipTheGame: When a viewer likes the story behind a video game but ignore the actual game.gameplay. YMMV because it's something only the players can do and not all players do this.

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* ObviousCrossoverMethod: An element in a work's canon that fans regularly use to set up {{Crossover Fic}}s. YMMV because each work has its own Obvious Crossover Method.


::Example -- The article claims that a character is [[CompleteMonster completely lacking in redeeming features]]. Your idea of "irredeemable" and another's the idea of it might (almost certainly will) differ. Each of you is making a judgment call. Great! Have fun with that. It just doesn't go on the work's main page. We want the tropes listed there to be one hundred percent ''present in the work'' without coming down to personal opinion.

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::Example -- The article claims that a character is [[CompleteMonster completely lacking in redeeming features]]. Your idea of "irredeemable" and another's the idea of it someone else's might (almost certainly will) differ. Each of you is making a judgment call. Great! Have fun with that. It just doesn't go on the work's main page. We want the tropes listed there to be one hundred percent ''present in the work'' without coming down to personal opinion.


%% Just because YOU think an item is subjective doesn't mean it belongs here. The Administrivia/TropeRepairShop is the decision making venue.

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%% Just because YOU think an item is subjective doesn't mean it belongs here. The Administrivia/TropeRepairShop is the decision making decision-making venue.



::Example -- The article claims that a character is [[CompleteMonster completely lacking in redeeming features]]. Your idea of "irredeemable" and another's idea of it might (almost certainly will) differ. Each of you is making a judgment call. Great! Have fun with that. It just doesn't go on the work's main page. We want the {{trope}}s listed there to be one hundred percent ''present in the work'' without coming down to personal opinion.

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::Example -- The article claims that a character is [[CompleteMonster completely lacking in redeeming features]]. Your idea of "irredeemable" and another's the idea of it might (almost certainly will) differ. Each of you is making a judgment call. Great! Have fun with that. It just doesn't go on the work's main page. We want the {{trope}}s tropes listed there to be one hundred percent ''present in the work'' without coming down to personal opinion.



::Evidently the fans and the haters enjoy these battles. Okay. Best of luck to them. The point is that there is no accounting for taste. Entries about this kind of story, though, don't go in a work's page; that is a place for storytelling tropes. AudienceReactions are a part of ''the conflict,'' not the story the conflict is about.

The list of all works that have an YMMV page is [[https://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/namespace_index.php?ns=YMMV here]].

Don't add these in the main page. Not as "played", straight or otherwise. They go on the YMMV page. The rule against Administrivia/FirstPersonWriting-based statements also counts for these. For ease of quickly identifying items that belong on the YMMV page, just look for the links whose bullet point has been replaced by a fuel dispenser. But ''please'', make sure that the entry is actually a YMMV example, and not a YMMV Trope being used InUniverse.

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::Evidently ::Evidently, the fans and the haters enjoy these battles. Okay. Best of luck to them. The point is that there is no accounting for taste. Entries about this kind of story, though, don't go in on a work's page; that is a place for storytelling tropes. AudienceReactions are a part of ''the conflict,'' not the story the conflict is about.

The list of all works that have an a YMMV page is [[https://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/namespace_index.php?ns=YMMV here]].

Don't add these in to the main page. Not as "played", straight or otherwise. They go on the YMMV page. The rule against Administrivia/FirstPersonWriting-based statements also counts for these. For ease of quickly identifying items that belong on the YMMV page, just look for the links whose bullet point has been replaced by a fuel dispenser. But ''please'', make sure that the entry is actually a YMMV example, and not a YMMV Trope being used InUniverse.



* AngstDissonance: Means that someone isn't sympathizing with a sad character. YMMV as there is always somebody who will sympathize.
* AngstWhatAngst: Means that the characters should be {{angst}}ing but aren't. Seeing as some people think the characters might have reason not to angst or that the situation isn't that bad, this is YMMV.

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* AngstDissonance: Means that someone Someone isn't sympathizing with a sad character. YMMV as there is always somebody who will sympathize.
* AngstWhatAngst: Means that the characters should be {{angst}}ing but aren't. Seeing as some people think the characters might have a reason not to angst or that the situation isn't that bad, this is YMMV.



* AssPull: This is a generally negative term for when TheReveal is not hinted at previously in any way, shape or form (so-named because it's said to "seem like the writer pulled it out of their...well, you know"). This is YMMV because some people may think the reveal was somehow hinted at.

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* AssPull: This is a generally negative term for when TheReveal is not hinted at previously in any way, shape shape, or form (so-named because it's said to "seem like the writer pulled it out of their...well, you know"). This is YMMV because some people may think the reveal was somehow hinted at.



* AuthorsSavingThrow: When people dislike an aspect of the work, so the author does something to get rid of that aspect or make it better. This belongs on YMMV, because a) not everybody disliked that aspect of the work and b) not everybody will think that what the author did improved it.

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* AuthorsSavingThrow: When people dislike an aspect of the work, so the author does something to get rid of that aspect or make it better. This belongs on YMMV, because a) not everybody disliked that aspect of the work and b) not everybody will think that what the author did had improved it.



* BadassDecay: When a character gets less cool as the series progresses. Seeing as everyone's opinion on "cool" is different and someone might think the character was not cool, got more cool, or stayed as awesome, this is YMMV.

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* BadassDecay: When a character gets less cool as the series progresses. Seeing as everyone's opinion on "cool" is different and someone might think the character was not cool, got more cool, cooler, or stayed as awesome, this is YMMV.



* CaptainObviousReveal: When the audience have already figured something out by the time a reveal occurs. This is YMMV because not all viewers would have figured it out previously.

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* CaptainObviousReveal: When the audience have has already figured something out by the time a reveal occurs. This is YMMV because not all viewers would have figured it out previously.



* CatharsisFactor: This means stuff you do to get rid of emotions. YMMV as not everybody's reason for viewing a work is to get rid of emotions.

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* CatharsisFactor: This means stuff you do to get rid of emotions. YMMV as not everybody's reason for viewing everybody does a work is particular thing to get rid of emotions.



* CheeseStrategy: Tactics that require no/low amounts of skill or game knowledge to implement and offer high success rates, but are often seen as cheap by the community. YMMV because not everyone will see these as cheap ways to win.%%page is currently awaiting a rewicking, but it has been launched as "YMMV Cheese Strategy." Remove comment once corrected.

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* CheeseStrategy: Tactics that require no/low amounts of skill or game knowledge to implement and offer high success rates, but are often seen as cheap by the community. YMMV because not everyone will see these as cheap ways to win.%%page is currently awaiting a rewicking, wicking, but it has been launched as "YMMV Cheese Strategy." Remove comment once corrected.



* CreatorsPet: A character who is hated because the hater feels that the creator is playing favourites and letting the character get unlikely rewards. YMMV because not everybody will hate the character or feel the author is playing favourites. %% Renamed from TheWesley
* CreepyAwesome: Liking and finding a character scary at the same time. YMMV as both liking and finding something/somebody scary are subjective.

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* CreatorsPet: A character who is hated because the hater feels that the creator is playing favourites favorites and letting the character get unlikely rewards. YMMV because not everybody will hate the character or feel the author is playing favourites.favorites. %% Renamed from TheWesley
* CreepyAwesome: Liking and finding a character scary at the same time. YMMV as both liking and finding something/somebody scary are is subjective.



* DelusionConclusion: The belief that the supernatural or unrealistic elements of a story are due to it being a dream, a delusion or something similar. YMMV because not all audience members will reach this conclusion or agree with it.

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* DelusionConclusion: The belief that the supernatural or unrealistic elements of a story are due to it being a dream, a delusion delusion, or something similar. YMMV because not all audience members will reach this conclusion or agree with it.



* DemonicSpiders: Non-boss video game characters that are too powerful so as to make them scary or annoying. YMMV because some players might not find them too hard to deal with or like the challenge.

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* DemonicSpiders: Non-boss video game characters that are too powerful so as to make them scary or annoying. YMMV because some players might not find them too hard to deal with or like the challenge.



* DracoInLeatherPants: A bad guy is depicted as a good person at heart despite the fact of how blatantly obviously it is that he/she is either pure evil without an excuse or a contemptuous person with an extremely weak excuse all in the fans' favor since he/she has the charisma that makes him/her enjoyable to watch. YMMV since like shipping, this is something the audience does.
* DryDockedShip: Having two characters who aren't revealed to be exes be exes in a fanfiction. YMMV as only the audience can invoke it.

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* DracoInLeatherPants: A bad guy is depicted as a good person at heart despite the fact of how blatantly obviously obvious it is that he/she is either pure evil without an excuse or a contemptuous person with an extremely weak excuse all in the fans' favor since he/she has the charisma that makes him/her enjoyable to watch. YMMV since like shipping, this is something the audience does.
* DryDockedShip: Having two characters who aren't revealed to be exes be get portrayed as exes in a fanfiction. YMMV as only the audience can invoke it.



* EpicRiff: A piece of music that's the most recognisable part of the song. YMMV because not all people will find that piece of music to be what defines the song.

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* EpicRiff: A piece of music that's the most recognisable recognizable part of the song. YMMV because not all people will find that piece of music to be what defines the song.



* EstrogenBrigade: Mostly men like a work, but there are a group of female fans. YMMV because it's out-of-universe and some people might think it's insignificant.
* EthnicScrappy: Most of the characters are the same ethnicity, but there is one character who is a different one and is hated because they think the character is a stereotype. YMMV because not everyone will find that character annoying/stereotypical.

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* EstrogenBrigade: Mostly men like a work, something, but there are a group of female fans. YMMV because it's out-of-universe and some people might think it's insignificant.
* EthnicScrappy: Most of the characters are of the same ethnicity, but there is one character who is a different one and is hated because they think the character is a stereotype. YMMV because not everyone will find that character annoying/stereotypical.



* FaceOfTheBand: Only being able to identify one band member. This is YMMV because there will inevitably be some people who will recognise them all.

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* FaceOfTheBand: Only being able to identify one band member. This is YMMV because there will inevitably be some people who will recognise recognize them all.



* SugarWiki/FunnyMoments: Just what it says-moments in a work that are funny. YMMV because humour is subjective. Please put examples on the work's Funny page.

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* SugarWiki/FunnyMoments: Just what it says-moments says-funny moments in a work that are funny. work. YMMV because humour humor is subjective. Please put examples on the work's Funny page.



* HardToAdaptWork: A work is considered difficult to adapt into other mediums. YMMV because opinions on whether it "can't be adapted" varies.

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* HardToAdaptWork: A work is considered difficult to adapt into to other mediums. YMMV because opinions on whether it "can't be adapted" varies.



* HollywoodPudgy: A non-fat character is meant to be fat. YMMV because it is sort of undefined where "fat" starts.

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* HollywoodPudgy: A non-fat character is meant to be fat. YMMV because it is sort of undefined where as the line between normal and "fat" starts.is subjective.



* JerkassWoobie: Feeling sorry to someone who was mean. YMMV because not everyone will feel sorry for them.

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* JerkassWoobie: Feeling sorry to someone who was mean. YMMV because not everyone will feel sorry for them.



* NeverLiveItDown: A character/person does something shocking, disturbing, embarrassing, unforgivable, etc. and everyone constantly (and needlessly) keep judging that character/person for that one action he/she has done. YMMV because some people may simply let it slide.

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* NeverLiveItDown: A character/person does something shocking, disturbing, embarrassing, unforgivable, etc. and everyone constantly (and needlessly) keep keeps judging that character/person for that one action he/she has done. YMMV because some people may simply let it slide.



* OpinionMyopia: What you shouldn't have if you know what YMMV means! Believing your opinion is a fact or is everyone's opinion. YMMV because not everyone believes this.

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* OpinionMyopia: What you shouldn't have if you know what YMMV means! Believing your opinion is a fact universal or is everyone's opinion.a fact. YMMV because not everyone believes this.



* PlayerPunch: A video game villain kills the player's favourite character and makes the player angry. YMMV because the character being killed might not be the player's favourite and they might not get angry.

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* PlayerPunch: A video game villain kills the player's favourite favorite character and makes the player angry. YMMV because the character being killed might not be the player's favourite favorite and they might not get angry.



* QuicksandBox: Players go into a open-world video game not knowing what to do. YMMV because some players will know what to do.

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* QuicksandBox: Players go into a an open-world video game not knowing what to do. YMMV because some players will know what to do.



* RecurringFanonCharacter: When an original character created in a fandom becomes so well-known that they frequently appear in fanworks not by their original creator.

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* RecurringFanonCharacter: When an original character created in a fandom becomes so well-known that they frequently appear in fanworks not by their original creator.fanfiction even though the author never conceived of them.



* RescuedFromTheScrappyHeap: The audience dislikes a character but the writers change them or give them something to do in a way that means they become liked. YMMV because not everyone will have disliked the character or believed they improved.

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* RescuedFromTheScrappyHeap: The audience dislikes a character but the writers change them or give them something to do in a way that means they become liked.like. YMMV because not everyone will have disliked the character or believed they improved.



* RootingForTheEmpire: The audience find the hero unlikable to the point where they end up rooting for the villain instead. YMMV because it's something the audience does.
* SampledUp: A song gets sampled in another one, which becomes more famous than the first. YMMV because how famous a song is is a bit subjective.

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* RootingForTheEmpire: The audience find finds the hero unlikable to the point where they end up rooting for the villain instead. YMMV because it's something the audience does.
* SampledUp: A song gets sampled in another one, which becomes more famous than the first. YMMV because how famous a song fame is is a bit slightly subjective.



* SecondVerseCurse: A song that has a very famous first verse and people can't recognise the rest. YMMV as some people will know the whole song.
* SequelDifficultyDrop: A video game sequel has a lower difficulty level than its predecessor(s). YMMV because players will experience the decrease in difficulty in different ways.
* SequelDifficultySpike: A video game sequel has a higher difficulty level than its predecessor(s). YMMV because players will experience the increase in difficulty in different ways.

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* SecondVerseCurse: A song that has a very famous first verse and people can't recognise recognize the rest. YMMV as some people will know the whole song.
* SequelDifficultyDrop: A video game sequel has a lower difficulty level than its predecessor(s). YMMV because players will experience the a decrease in difficulty in different ways.
* SequelDifficultySpike: A video game sequel has a higher difficulty level than its predecessor(s). YMMV because players will experience the an increase in difficulty in different ways.



* ShipMates: Being on friendly terms with people who ship two characters who you don't ship. YMMV because shipping is out-of-universe, not everyone has Ship Mates, and not everyone ships.

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* ShipMates: Being on friendly terms with people who ship two characters who you don't ship. YMMV because shipping is out-of-universe, not everyone has Ship Mates, Mates and not everyone ships.



* TheShipsMotor: A piece of canon which causes the audience to start shipping. YMMV because shipping is out-of-universe and not everyone will ship because of that bit of canon.

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* TheShipsMotor: A piece of the canon which that causes the audience to start shipping. YMMV because shipping is out-of-universe and not everyone will ship because of that bit of canon.



* SomeAnvilsNeedToBeDropped: It is YMMV as some viewers of a work won’t consider it necessary to deliver a moral, or that the writer(s) are preaching to the choir.

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* SomeAnvilsNeedToBeDropped: It is YMMV as some viewers of a work piece of media won’t consider it necessary to deliver a moral, or that the writer(s) are preaching to the choir.



* TestosteroneBrigade: A group of male fans of a work. YMMV because it is out of universe.

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* TestosteroneBrigade: A group of male fans of a work. YMMV because it is out of universe.out-of-universe.



* ThatOneAttack: One attack in the game is more dangerous than the rest. YMMV because "more dangerous", while not as subjective than other subjective things, is still hard to define.

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* ThatOneAttack: One attack in the game is more dangerous than the rest. YMMV because "more dangerous", while not as subjective than as other subjective things, is still hard to define.



* TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodLineArt: Artists who can draw but can't colour. YMMV because bad colouring is pretty subjective.

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* TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodLineArt: Artists who can draw but can't colour. color. YMMV because bad colouring coloring is pretty subjective.



* TrappedByMountainLions: A subplot that's completely disconnected to the main plot. YMMV because it is hard to define where "completely disconnected" starts.

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* TrappedByMountainLions: A subplot that's completely disconnected to from the main plot. YMMV because it is hard to define where "completely disconnected" starts.



* UnintentionallySympathetic: A character is supposed to be condemned for his/her sordid actions, but end up gaining sympathy anyway due to a specific justification. YMMV because there are some fans who will still see the character as unsympathetic.
* UnintentionallyUnsympathetic: A character is supposed to be TheWoobie, but no one sympathizes with him/her due to how sordid his/her actions were beforehand. YMMV because a handful of people will still sympathize with the character in spite of his/her actions.

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* UnintentionallySympathetic: A character is supposed to be condemned for his/her sordid actions, but end up gaining sympathy anyway due to a specific justification. YMMV because there are some fans who will still see the character as unsympathetic.
* UnintentionallyUnsympathetic: A character is supposed to be TheWoobie, but no one sympathizes with him/her due to how sordid his/her actions were beforehand. YMMV because a handful of people will still sympathize with the character in spite of despite his/her actions.



* TheUntwist: Where you expect a SubvertedTrope but don't get one. YMMV because, to paraphrase the page, "all plot movements could be untwists to a paranoid viewer".

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* TheUntwist: Where you expect a SubvertedTrope but don't get one. YMMV because, to paraphrase the page, "all plot movements could be untwists un-twists to a paranoid viewer".



* WidgetSeries: A work that doean't make sense outside of its culture of origin. YMMV due to involving ValuesDissonance.

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* WidgetSeries: A work that doean't doesn't make sense outside of its culture of origin. YMMV due to involving ValuesDissonance.



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* WheelchairWoobie: A disabled {{Woobie}}. YMMV because all Woobies are subjective, due to pity not being universal.

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* WheelchairWoobie: A disabled {{Woobie}}.Woobie. YMMV because all Woobies are subjective, due to pity not being universal.


* SuccessThroughInsanity: Thinking an eccentric/crazy character is awesome. YMMV as there is no character everybody likes.



* ShockingSwerve: A plot twist that happens with no warning and is impossible given facts previously established. This is a subtrope of AssPull, and YMMV for the same reason.

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* ShockingSwerve: A plot twist that happens with no warning and is impossible given facts previously established. This entry is a subtrope sub-trope of AssPull, and YMMV for the same reason.


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* SuccessThroughInsanity: Thinking an eccentric/crazy character is awesome. YMMV as there is no character everybody likes.


* CrazyAwesome: Thinking an eccentric/crazy character is awesome. YMMV as there is no character everybody likes.

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* CrazyAwesome: SuccessThroughInsanity: Thinking an eccentric/crazy character is awesome. YMMV as there is no character everybody likes.


* {{Adorkable}}: When the audience finds characters that are cute or endearing because of their particular quirks. YMMV because it's subjective.

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* {{Adorkable}}: When the audience finds characters that are cute or endearing because of their particular quirks. YMMV because it's subjective.


* CrossoverShip: Shipping two characters from different works. Seeing as shipping takes place out-of-universe, this is YMMV.

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* FanonWelding: A type of fan theory that attempts to link together two unrelated works. YMMV because it happens regardless of whether the author of Show X intended it to share a continuity with Show Y.

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* JerksAreWorseThanVillains: An AudienceReaction where fans despise a low-level villain or {{Jerkass}} much more than the BigBad or a much worse villain.

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* WidgetSeries: A work that doean't make sense outside of its culture of origin. YMMV due to involving ValuesDissonance.

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* {{Demographically Inappropriate Humour}}: Stuff aimed at kids sometimes has jokes that aren't suitable for children. YMMV on what is suitable.


* AcceptableEthnicTargets: This means that it's okay to mock certain inborn traits. Seeing as some people think that it's not okay, or that mocking inborn traits is never okay, this is YMMV.
* AcceptableHardLuckTargets: This means that it's okay to mock the ButtMonkey. Seeing as one person's ChewToy is another one's {{Woobie}}, this is YMMV.
* AcceptableHobbyTargets: Means it's okay to mock certain hobbies. This might offend people with the hobbies, so it's YMMV.
* AcceptablePoliticalTargets: This means that it is fine to mock certain political beliefs. People have different ideas on whether mocking someone's political beliefs is ever okay, and it might offend people with the political beliefs, so it's YMMV.
* AcceptableProfessionalTargets: Means that it's acceptable to mock someone's job. YMMV as people have different opinions on whether mocking your own or someone else's job is ever okay.
* AcceptableReligiousTargets: Means that it is fine to mock certain religions or aspects of religions. As you can imagine, it can be offensive to people whose religions are being mocked, so it's YMMV.
* AcceptableTargets: People who it's fine to ridicule. Seeing as people have different ideas of who (if anyone) it's fine to ridicule, it's YMMV.

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