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Old 02-22-2019, 03:18 AM   #13
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Default Re: Results - Valentine's Day '19 contest

Originally Posted by dpaterso View Post
Yeah a happier tomato surprise Sci-Fi/Horror ending, for sure, lol.
I had never heard the term "tomato surprise" before. So I looked it up. According to the first thing I found on Google, this would not be a "tomato surprise" but a "tomato in the mirror" (another term I never heard before).

Contrast Tomato Surprise with Tomato in the Mirror, in which the protagonist (rather than just the audience) learns a surprising fact that causes everything that came before to be reevaluated. If the twist comes as a surprise to the protagonists, it is probably a Tomato in the Mirror rather than a Tomato Surprise.

Personally, I just thought of it as a twist ending.
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