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Alas, poor Trope Name! I knew him, Horatio. We come here to bury these tropes, not to praise them. They were killed by misuse, by duplication, by policy or by just being absolutely terrible. Here in the trope cemetery, their final resting place, are their epitaphs inscribed for all posterity; they are gone, but not forgotten, no matter how hard we try.

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  • Here lies Acceptable Inevitable Targets – As inevitable as its death.note 
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  • Here lies Acceptable Lifestyle Targets - Its lifestyle led to its death.note 
  • Here lies Accidental Nightmare Fuel - It was prone to accidents, so ordinary Nightmare Fuel replaced it.note 
  • Here lies All Hallows' Eve - Drowned while bobbing for apples.note 
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  • Here lies Always V Sexy – Verily vanquished.note 
  • Here lies Anti-Shipping Goggles - It just wasn't meant to be.note 
  • Here lies Awesome Yet Practical – It has outlived its practicality.note 
  • Here lies Baby Got Back – Because the men noticed it, including Sir Mix-a-Lot.note 
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  • Here lies Bacon Addiction - Stripped of their Trademark Favorite Food after a heart attack.note 
  • Here lies Bank Teller – Casualty of a bank heist.note 
  • Here lies Beacon of Hope - Turned out to be a false Hope Spot.
  • Here lies Bear Trap Bed - Crushed by a bed owned by Murphy. note 
  • Here lies Bikini Bar - Censored in favor of a Family-Friendly Stripper.
  • Here lies Blessed Are the Cheesemakers – It hasn't aged very well.note 
  • Here lie Blondes Are Evil and Blond Guys Are Evil – Weren't bright enough to pull off a scheme.note 
  • Here lies Bonus Points - Penalized.note 
  • Here lies Bored Now - Not interesting enough.note 
  • Here lies Bowties Are Cool - They became dorky again. note 
  • Here lies Brazil Nut Disorder - It was too nutty for its own good.note 
  • Here lies Black Eyes, Blue Eyes, Brown Eyes, Green Eyes, Hazel Eyes, and Grey Eyes - They were hurt by something sharp.note 
  • Here lies Canon Wank - Banished to Canon Discontinuity.note 
  • Here lies Cardboard Obstacle – Torched to get it out of the way.note 
  • Here lies Circle of Evil – The cycle was cut short. note 
  • Here lies Cleopatra Nose - She was sticking her nose where it didn't belong.note 
  • Here lies Crime of Misdirection – It never saw Revealing Cover-Up coming.
  • Here lies Cute Kids and Robots – Not really cute at all.note 
  • Here lies CWC - Condemned Whiny Crybabiesnote 
  • Here lies Dangerously Genre Savvy - Genre Savvy was just as dangerous.note 
  • Here lies Deadly Fireworks Display - It was certainly technicolor, but there were no fireworks involved.
  • Here lies Depressing Tropes – It committed suicide.note 
  • Here lie Detached Sleeves – They got a bit too loose.note 
  • Here lies Detractor Nickname - It was too desperate for fans.note 
  • Here lies Did Not Do the Research – Failed to properly research what an index is supposed to do.note 
  • Here lies Disgruntled Chef - Was fired for entitlement and anger issues.note 
  • Here lies Do Not Pass Go – Went directly to its grave. It could not pass Go or collect $200.note 
  • Here lies Election Night - Impeached.note 
  • Here lies Everybody Hates Ares - Hated so much he was kicked out.
  • Here lies Everything's Better with Chocolate – We decided to go on a diet.note 
  • Here lies Everything's Better with Motorcycles – Crashed.note 
  • Here lies Everything's Better with Platypi – We couldn't dispel the platypode venom in time.note 
  • Here lies Evil Roy – He had a Heel Realization.note 
  • Here lies Fan Favorite - Executed for favoritism.note 
  • Here lies Faux Horror Film - Those meddlin' kids revealed it as a "Scooby-Doo" Hoax.note 
  • Here lies Film of the Ride – The ride was shut down.note 
  • Here lies First Base Never Scores – Died of a fatal bean ball, but not before taking its base.note 
  • Here lies Five-Bad Band - The bad five were banned.note 
  • Here lies Fleece the Budget - Became a Sacrificial Lamb to cut costs.
  • Here lies Foot Focus - It was never made for walking.note 
  • Here lie Frogs and Toads – They croaked.note 
  • Here lies From Breakout to Scrappy - Not even the creators liked this anymore.note 
  • Here lies Fundamentally Funny Fruit – Its life was ripe for the picking.note 
  • Here lies Girls Need Role Models – They were a bad influence.note 
  • Here lies Good Troi Episode – She got A Day in the Limelight, but too few fans considered her The Scrappy.note 
  • Here lies Grandma What Massive Hotness You Have - All the more to burn with, my dear.note 
  • Here lies Handle This Index With Care - Wasn't careful with sensitive topics.note 
  • Here lies Handsome Devil - He was a bastard.note 
  • Here lies Hannibal Has A Point - Villains had better points, so Hannibal shut up.note 
  • Here lies Harem Hero – His dozens of girlfriends still remain faithful to him.note 
  • Here lies Heavy Hippo – This big game was hunted down.note 
  • Here lies Heroes Prefer Motorcycles - They moved on to other vehicles.note 
  • Here lies Heroic Sociopath – His teammates got fed up with him and took the easy solution.note 
  • Here lies Hey, That's Mine! - Its life was taken from it.note 
  • Here lies H-Game POV Character - Decided to cheat on his girlfriend, making her lead him to an early Bad End.
  • Here lies Hot Chick in a Badass Suit – Too hot to handle, and too badass for its own good.note 
  • Here lies Hot Chick with a Sword – Action Girl is hot enough as it is. note 
  • Here lies Hot Dad - Was so hot that it spontaneously combusted.note 
  • Here lies Hot Guys Are Bastards - We learned not to judge them solely by their appearance.
  • Here lies Hot Mom – A true MILF (Mother I'd Like... to Forget).note 
  • Here lies How Do You Like Them Apples? – The apple tree has withered into insignificance.note 
  • Here lies I Am Not Making This Up – Beheaded after reanimating as a zombie. No kidding. note 
  • Here lies I Eat Metaphor for Breakfast – A metaphor it ate disagreed with it.note 
  • Here lies I'm Not Angry – Lost more than just its temper.
  • Here lies Incredibly Lame Pun – 'Twas not a fun guy.note 
  • Here lies Indecisive Deconstruction – Couldn't make a decision to save itself.note 
  • Here lies Index of Exact Trope Titles – Shredded into 40 pieces by 4—no less, no more.
  • Here lies Infertility Angst - Proved to be too barren from the start. note 
  • Here lies Innocent Panties – It was no longer innocent.note 
  • Here lies Insane Forgiveness - Its crimes were NOT Easily Forgiven.note 
  • Here lies In Theory - Debunked.note 
  • Here lies Jerkass Façade - It had a heart attack.note 
  • Here lies Johnny McCoolname – He was not awesome enough.note 
  • Here lies Just Trying to Help - Unwanted Assistance was more helpful.
  • Here lies Keep Abreast of this Index - Underwent a double-mastectomy. note 
  • Here lies Keep Reading - We were already sick of Sounding It Out.note 
  • Here lies Kind Red Eyes - Ran a red light despite being warned by the police.note 
  • Here lies Kissgusting – Received a Kiss of Death.
  • Here lies Life Is But a Dream - It never existed.note 
  • Here lies Like a Badass out of Hell - Cast right back into the fiery pit.note 
  • Here lies A Little Help From My Friends - The Production Posse was more helpful.note 
  • Here lies Main Window - Shattered to pieces.note 
  • Here lies A Man Is Not a Virgin - He went Out with a Bang after his peers discovered he was a virgin and ridiculed him for it.note 
  • Here lies Memetic Sex God – Too sexy for this wiki!note 
  • Here lies Messenger of Doom – Someone shot him. note 
  • Here lies Morally Ambiguous Ducktorate - Arrested for quackery.note 
  • Here lies Movie Superheroes Wear Muted Colors - Heroes chose to wear black in mourning for their fallen comrades.note 
  • Here lies Naked Shotaro Boy – Why don't you have a seat in that chair?note 
  • Here lie Nightmare Fuel Unleaded and High-Octane Nightmare Fuel - Had an accidental massive leakage, forcing us to revert to standard Nightmare Fuel.note 
  • Here lies No Big Deal - No one cared.note 
  • Here lies No One Is Indispensable - It was dispensable.note 
  • Here lies No Really It's Okay - It actually wasn't.
  • Here lies Nose Nabbing – Possibly died from nose trauma. Who nose?
  • Here lies Nothing Butt an Index – It's just anything butt an index.note 
  • Here lies Not Worth Saving – It Is Beyond Saving.
  • Here lies Nuke the Fridge – Made a very bad landing and was totaled on impact.note 
  • Here lies Nutty Squirrel - Sent to the taxidermist. note 
  • Here lies Oba-san - Ma'am Shock was too much for her. note 
  • Here lies The Obi-Wan - He experienced an Obi-Wan Moment.note 
  • Here lies Obnoxious Snarker – He was silenced. note 
  • Here lies Office - Shut down for not being productive and for not living up by standards. note 
  • Here lies Parvum Opus – TV Tropes lowest of the low.note 
  • Here lies Penis and Vagina Shipping - Got an STD, which made us Abandon Shipping.note 
  • Here lies Petting Zoo People - Wasn't beastly enough to survive.
  • Here lies Planar Champion - Hitched a ride with the Dimensional Traveler.note 
  • Here lies Plot Preassumption - The stuff that must have happened for the setting to exist is now Ret Gone.note 
  • Here lies Porn Tropes – The Internet Is for Porn, but TV Tropes isn't.note 
  • Here lies Power Blonde – Everyone Loves Blondes, just not that type.note 
  • Here lies Pre-Ass-Kicking Mutter - They never spoke up when the villain told them to. note 
  • Here lies Pretty Cool Guy – He assisted the Department of Redundancy Department Gang and wasn't afraid of anything, not even a noose.note 
  • Here lies Puffer Fish – Harpooned. She doesn’t like to talk about it.note 
  • Here lies Pumpkin Spice Everything - The squash was squashed.note 
  • Here lies Putney Swope Panic - So bad it hurt our brains.note 
  • Here lies Queerbaiting - Not enough bait to lure even the Periphery Demographic.
  • Here lies Reactionary Fantasy - Its reaction didn't go over well.note 
  • Here lies Red-Headed Bully - The wiki thought he was too mean.note 
  • Here lies Red-Headed Hero – Had a Face–Heel Turn, so he dyed it black.note 
  • Here lies Red Zone Remix Vid – Asphyxiation via ozone inhalation.note 
  • Here lies Reluctant Hero – They just wanted to be normal.
  • Here lies Replacement Love Interest - Something was fishy about them.note 
  • Here lies Resident Freak – Fed the trolls with his own life. note 
  • Here lies Root BEER – Pecked to death by a cold turkey. note 
  • Here lies Rotten Easter Egg – Tried to be unnerving, but it was causing a stink. note 
  • Here lies Russia Iran Disco Suck - It was nuked down.note 
  • Here lies Scarlet Fever – The good news is they're going to name a disease after you. note 
  • Here lies Selective Squick – Its existence disgusted some people. note 
  • Here lies Self-Deprecating Humor - It tore itself to shreds.note 
  • Here lies Shiny Midnight Black – Your hair is as common as the night and death. note 
  • Here lies Six Student Clique - They all graduated and parted ways.note 
  • Here lies Skill Tropes – It needed more training.
  • Here lies The Sleazy - We arrested him for being a slimeball. note 
  • Here lie the Sliding Scales of Obscurity - Apparently this was level 7 obscurity. note 
  • Here lies So Yeah... – Lynched to force us to complete our thoughts and sentences. note 
  • Here lies Star Player of Zanarkand Abes - Vanished before we could even ask him for his name.
  • Here lies Strange Girl - She was too strange for this world and joined her own kind. note 
  • Here lies Sturgeon's Tropes - 90% of it was crap.note 
  • Here lies Supposedly Rebellious Series – Wanted to break the norm but was too pressured to do so.note 
  • Here lies Synthesizeritis - Killed by Giorgio Moroder.note 
  • Here lies Talent Bomb - Moved on to more promising projects.note 
  • Here lies This and That - Went Out with a Bang.note 
  • Here lies This TroperI killed him. note 
  • Here lies Title Bin – They're not even in the recycle bin anymore. note 
  • Here lie Turn On Tropes - Their existence was such a turn-off.note 
  • Here lies Unbirthing – Stillborn.note 
  • Here lies Unresolved Cliffhanger - It was resolved with a copout.note 
  • Here lies Viewer Stock Phrases - The warning from the fourth wall came too late.
  • Here lies Vulcan Has No Moon – Blasted out of the sky.
  • Here lies Walking – Walked blindly into a mine shaft.note 
  • Here lies War on Cops – The Cop Killer fought the law, and the law won.
  • Here lies Weapons for Hands - They were disarmed by being cut off.note 
  • Here lies What Are You Looking At? – That NPC didn't see the reaper coming.
  • Here lies What the Hell, Dad? – Called out.note 
  • Here lies White Knighting – Made a Heroic Sacrifice while fighting the trolls.
  • Here lies With a Capital T - Dead with a capital D.note 
  • Here lies The World Ends Tomorrow – Caught in an Earth-Shattering Kaboom.
  • Here lies X, Just... X – Zero context... just zero context. note 
  • Here lies Y Not - Was not kool enough to live.note 
  • Here lies You Have 48 Hours - lost its Race Against the Clock. note 
  • Here lies Zero-Sum Game - It averaged out to nothing.note 

Renamed Tropes

Defunct Traditions

  • Here lies The Archive of Bellicose Lexicon Entities - Mealtime is over. note 
  • Here lies Badass - Too cool to stick around.note 
  • Here lies Badass Grandpa - He was cool back in the day, but didn't age well.note 
  • Here lies Badass Longhair - Succumbed to baldness.note 
  • Here lies Badass Princess - Dethroned.note 
  • Here lies Counterpart Comparison - Its death was surprisingly similar to another one.note 
  • Here lies Fetish Fuel – Vehicles powered by arousal were deemed hazardous to environment.note 
  • Here lie "Hey, It's That Guy!" and "Hey, It's That Voice!" - Their killer was the same guy who starred in... you know, that show.note 
  • Here lies Lost and Found - It turned out there's a better way to find tropes.note 
  • Here lies Please Elaborate - Its not-so-elaborate schemes were its undoing.note 
  • Here lies Stock PhrasesNo more of them coming.
  • Here lies Synopsis - To recap on what happened, it retired.note 
  • Here lie Troper Tales – There are some things people should really take only to their graves.note 
  • Here lies Wall Banger – Idiotic moments should not cause so much self-inflicted trauma.note 


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