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Naturally averted.
— From the (now cut) Real Life section of Do Not Touch the Funnel Cloud

These require actions or conditions that are, given the best available evidence, simply not possible in Real Life, or rely on a situation that doesn't exist outside of fiction. After all, there's no point in listing real-life examples if there are no real-life examples! These tropes are prone to Square Peg, Round Trope and/or Speculative Troping, since tropers will readily attempt to shoehorn anything in Real Life that they think sounds like the trope. Compare Narrative, Characterization, and Plot Tropes, which is for things that are impossible because they involve story elements or Out-of-Universe context. Contrast Too Common, which is the exact opposite.

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