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1* {{Defictionalization}}: The Clothing brand shirt worn by Isaac in chapter 3 [[ can now be bought from Hive Mill]], and the Insolent Children shirt worn by Max is [[ available too]].²* FanNickname: Since the names of people and things are not always revealed right away, the fandom has taken to making their own, often involving as many puns as possible:²** Gorf (the spirit Max fights in chapter 2) was commonly called 'Racist Whale-Frog' prior to his name being revealed on Twitter.²** "Time snake" for Max's spirit. When it was discovered that the name wasn't really accurate (''all'' spirits "stop time" to commune with their human hosts), a fan offered Scrapdragon as a replacement, which Zack made canon and Max uses later.²** "Montezeusma" for Isaac's spirit, although its canon name is King C. (Catnine).²** [[AccidentalMisnaming Mr. Splendiferous, Splendid, Stupendid]] and all variations thereof for Mr. Spender.²** "Forge" or "Manvil" for the anvil-headed knight spirit. The former turns out to be canon.²** The black dog spirits are known by a number of variants of "[[JustForPun pix]]{{hellhound}}."²** Scabs, the Dojo student Isabel spars with in chapter 4, progressed through "Female Vegeta" due to her appearance and behavior, to "Vegetabelle" (vegeta + Belle), which then finally became simply "[[RefugeInAudacity vegetable]]" due to [[RougeAnglesOfSatin an autocorrect mess-up]]. ²** The giant insect with a zipper down its belly [[spoiler:which saved Max from falling off the Ghost Train]] has been dubbed "[[IncrediblyLamePun The Fly]]."²** "BERG" for [[spoiler: Broken Evil Riddle God]], the mysterious spirit [[spoiler: secretly possessing Max alongside Scrapdragon.]]²** "Cthumbra" for the shadow spirit [[spoiler:inside Spender]], a portmanteau of Franchise/{{Cthulhu|Mythos}} and umbra (meaning "shadow").²** "Hijeff" for [[spoiler: Hijack-possessed Jeff.]]²* ImageSource for:²** InvisibleToNormals²** TheReasonYouSuckSpeech²** SchoolClubFront²** YouSquared²* SimilarlyNamedWorks: There's also a show on National Geographic titled ''Paranatural''.²* TechnologyMarchesOn: As the years have passed since the comic's debut, flip phones like Max's have become less common. Lampshaded in [[ one alt text.]]²* WhatCouldHaveBeen:²** A relatively minor example, as far as this trope goes, but chapter 2 was split into multiple chapters, with former chapter 2 elements appearing as far ahead as chapter 4, instead of being one very long installment.²** According to [[WordofGod Zack]], Isaac's tool was [[ originally a car.]]²* WhyFandomCantHaveNiceThings: It was discovered that one could post comments in the "future" by manipulating the site's code. This got out of hand, messing up the comments section; as a result, the comments have been disabled.²* WordOfGod: The male and female spectrals with Zarei are named Griggs and Savage, respectively. Savage is also the singer of [[ Anarchyopterix]], the band mentioned in RJ's backstory.²----


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