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I think Tastes Like Chicken should go here as if someone is eating some unknown meat we obviously can\'t taste it and the best way to tell someone what something tastes like is to compared it the taste of something else.
Would No Endor Holocaust qualify? If the audience doesn't see people dying during a destructive battle, then no one died in said battle.
The Doraemon reboot episode "Feeling Crabby" has Doraemon and Nobi accidentally turned into crabs with distinctive faces. To the other characters, they are shown as realistic crabs.
If it's an example, you can add it yourself.
(1) I don't know if the following already has a name, but if it doesn't let's call it "stealthy blinkenlichts": a device that is SUPPOSED to remain undetected, such as a tracker or a bomb, has a bright blinking light on it so that the audience knows what kind of device it is, and the hero wastes no time in trying to find it.
(2) "Hidden object POV." The article which the hero is supposed to locate is shown in extreme close-up, from a low angle, e.g.lying on the forest floor, so that the audience is immediately aware of it, subsequently lessening the implausibility of the hero spotting it within seconds.
Incredibly Obvious Bug and Incredibly Obvious Bomb are the fist one.
I've noticed something like this with vampires and sunlight. It's common for it to be UV radiation specifically that hurts vampires, but it's unheard of for windows, which block UV radiation, to protect vampires. Presumably, this is do to the fact that you can't tell windows block light by looking, so you assume they don't. A particular example that comes to mind is the movie Dylan Dog: Dead of Night. Magnesium flares are used because the burn hotter than the sun. This would suggest that UV radiation is the issue, since otherwise you could use other flares and just use more of them, but a vampire is hurt by having his curtains open when his windows are still closed.
Actually, UV radiation in significant amounts does come through glass.
I wondered - should Short-Range Long-Range Weapon with regards to video games, live-action TV and film be considered going under this trope?
My thoughts are games or other moving visual media simulating/displaying shooting at targets you can barely even see let alone be immediately identifiable as an individual would of course be lacking obvious perception for its audience, inviting the trope to commonly occur in said media.
The entire section dealing with quantum observation, uncertainty principles and dead(?) cats needs to be revised for being "in violation" of tvtropes posting style. I'm not being a rules lawyer or a stop-having-fun-guy, but the whole section devolves pretty quickly into a minor debate and ruins the flow of things (as post debates are wont to do). I'd fix it but I'm too lazy.
Unless Slurm has a distinctive smell. Logically speaking, it probably does. However, I'm pretty certain that it was never implicitly stated to have a distinctive odor. Thus, the example should be removed.
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