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Reality Is Unrealistic: The trope is about fiction being treated as more realistic than actual reality, not "weird thing in RL that actually happened" as many of the examples seem to be using it.
[Added 29th Oct '14 at 06:13:45 AM]

Muggles Do It Better: Impossible in real life, as the trope requires a supernatural element for non-supernatural people to be better than.
[Added 4th Nov '14 at 04:48:00 PM]

As Long as There is Evil: Evil/villain trope.
[Added 10th Nov '14 at 12:17:09 PM]

Didn't Think This Through: Too common to trope. Also attracts natter/complaining.
[Added 6th Nov '14 at 04:19:21 AM]

100% Heroism Rating: A 100% rating for something as subjective as heroism is impossible in RL. 100% Adoration Rating (the non-hero version of the trope) and 0% Approval Rating are already NRLEP.
[Added 21st Nov '14 at 11:48:04 AM]

Aluminum Christmas Trees: Impossible in real life.
[Added 31st Oct '14 at 03:34:33 PM]

Be a Whore to Get Your Man: Sex trope
[Added: 11th Nov '14 at 10:15:09 pm]

Misaimed Fandom: The trope explicitly requires an author whose intent the fandom to fail to understand, and RL doesn't have an author.
[Added 21st Nov '14 at 07:54:25 AM]

The Magic Goes Away: There is no such thing as magic in real life.
[Added 24th Nov '14 at 03:45:07 PM]

Being Human Sucks: Impossible in real life, as it requires non-humans that do not exist.
[Added: 10th Nov'14 at 10:27:30 AM]

BewareTheNiceOnes.Real Life: Too common to trope.
[Added 23 Nov'14 at 2:20:25 PM]

Voodoo Shark: Narrative trope.
[Added 31st Oct '14 at 04:40:55 PM]

Blood Bath: Morality trope.
[Added 23 Nov'14 at 2:20:25 PM]

Dead Guy on Display: Natter Magnet
[Added 23 Nov'14 at 2:20:25 PM]

Complexity Addiction: Natter magnet
[Added 23 Nov'14 at 2:20:25 PM]

ExactWords.Real Life: Natter magnet.
[Added 23 Nov'14 at 2:20:25 PM]


New Rules as the Plot Demands: Narrative trope about the established rules of a game being subverted or created whole-cloth for dramatic tension.
[Added: 9th Nov'14 at 04:06:00 pm]