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This index lists tropes that are about one's own association being portrayed as cynical and unlucky. Compare You Would Not Want to Live in Dex, which could apply this to a dystopia.


  • Allergic to Routine: Getting bored with any regular routine sucks, so a character always needs new entertainment.
  • Attention Whore: Being lonely sucks, so a character must always have attention.
  • The Atoner: Feeling guilty about past wrongdoings sucks, so a character tries to make up for them.
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  • Being Evil Sucks: Being evil means losing connections, constant effort, eternal guilt, etc., and that sucks.
  • Being Good Sucks: Being good means making sacrifices, doing things that are "right" but not "nice", constant stress, etc., and that sucks.
  • Being Human Sucks: Being an average human when other people are cooler, stronger beings sucks.
  • Boomerang Bigot: Being part of the same group that you're prejudiced against sucks.
  • The Call Knows Where You Live: Refusing to be The Hero leads to dire consequences, and that sucks.
  • Cloning Blues: Being a clone means you're just an imitation, and you might have an evil creator, and that sucks.
  • Defiant to the End: Choosing not to give in to your captor is good, but it means you're going to die, and that sucks.
  • Despair Event Horizon: Something horrible has happened to a character and now everything sucks!
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  • Dreaded Kids' Table: Being older than your child relatives but still having to sit with them instead of the adults sucks.
  • Growing Up Sucks: Growing up means having more responsibilities, less energy, not getting to do what you used to, and more, and that sucks.
  • It's All My Fault: Feeling completely responsible for something terrible happening sucks.
  • Internalized Categorism: Hating a certain group and finding out that you're part of that group sucks.
  • It Sucks to Be the Chosen One: Being The Chosen One means a whole lot of trouble for you and your loved ones, and that sucks.
  • Jade-Colored Glasses: Becoming cynical after trauma when you used to be idealistic and happy sucks.
  • Personal Horror: Having your self-image or internal conflict betrayed is horrifying, and it sucks.
  • Silly Rabbit, Cynicism Is for Losers!: Finding out that your cynical outlook on something was wrong sucks.
  • Silly Rabbit, Idealism Is for Kids!: Finding out that your idealistic outlook on something was wrong sucks.
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  • Tiger by the Tail: Getting involved in something that gets more and more dangerous and being unable to stop sucks.
  • Took a Level in Cynic: Learning how to be most cynical, distrustful, and so on after something bad happens sucks.
  • Vengeance Feels Empty: Finally getting revenge but not feeling better at all sucks.
  • Who Wants to Live Forever?: Living forever and having everyone you love die while you live on sucks.
  • You Hate What You Are: Index for tropes about hating what you are, and hating what you are sucks.

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