Tender Is the Flesh

Book • 2020 • Horror  

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Does the dog die?
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Zuzu
Explicit torture of puppies.
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Are there sudden loud noises?
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Is an LGBT+ person outed?
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Is someone beaten up by a bully?
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Is reality unstable or unhinged?
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Does a woman get slapped?
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Does a major character die?
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Is someone choked?
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Is someone abused with a belt?
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Are there bedbugs?
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Are any hands damaged?
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Abandonment
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HankT
No, but the book has heavy themes of child loss. specially grieving an infant
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shame
there is mention of people abandoning their pets when it first starts
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Abuse
Are there abusive parents?
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Is someone stalked?
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Is there domestic violence?
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AJP1123
Not for spectacle, no.
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graywolf2010
It’s implied that the narrator was SAed as a child, and he SAs two women (one repeatedly) over the course of the book
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Is someone gaslighted?
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Is a child abused?
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Zuzu
Explicit discussion of sexual assaults trafficking and murder of a teenager.
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Addiction
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Is there addiction?
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Does someone abuse alcohol?
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Animal
Were animals harmed in the making?
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Does a horse die?
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shame
no specific scene, but all animals die
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Does an animal die?
(besides a dog, cat or horse)
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Are animals abused?
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Is there a dead animal?
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Is an animal sad?
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Are rabbits harmed?
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Does a cat die?
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Does a pet die?
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shame
main character’s two dogs
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Does a dragon die?
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Are there spiders?
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Are there alligators/crocodiles??
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Are there snakes?
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Are there sharks?
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Are there bugs?
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Anonymous
Mosquitos are mentioned. Butterflies in part 2 chapter 14. Cockroach in part 2 chapter 17
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Assault
Is someone drugged?
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Is there pedophilia?
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graywolf2010
Described but not shown on-page
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Is someone held under water?
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Is rape mentioned?
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birdsRfake
C5
Part 2 chapter 5, discussion of trafficking and the violent assault of a 14 year old girl.
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Is someone restrained?
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grubb
multiple counts of people who are unable to consent being r---ed
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Beez
that just is the equivalent of onscreen in a book
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Bodily Harm
Is there shaving/cutting?
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Is there throat mutilation?
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Anonymous
In part 2 chapter 10
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Is there decapitation?
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Is there cannibalism?
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Is someone crushed to death?
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Is someone burned alive?
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Is someone buried alive?
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Is there body horror?
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Is there amputation?
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Zuzu
Very explicit & disturbing, not just in a way you would expect from the subject matter.
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LexMal
Not squashed but heads are hit with clubs multiple times.
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Is there Achilles Tendon injury?
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Is there a hanging?
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Does someone asphyxiate?
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Are any teeth damaged?
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Does someone become unconscious?
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Does someone break a bone?
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Does someone have a seizure?
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Is there genital trauma/mutilation?
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Is there finger/toe mutilation?
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Is someone tortured?
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Does someone fall down stairs?
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Does someone fall to their death?
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Is there eye mutilation?
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Is there excessive gore?
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Children
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shame
no, but one dies (no scene or anything it’s just mentioned)
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Does a kid die?
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grubb
SIDS
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shame
s/a of a minor (chapter 5, part 2)
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Death
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HankT
a group of puppies are killed brutally. theres also alot of mentions of killing animals (both farm animals and pets)
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Does someone die?
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Disability
Is the r-slur used?
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Family
Is someone kidnapped?
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Does a parent die?
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Does someone cheat?
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shame
main character cheats on his wife with 2 women
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birdsRfake
Not exactly a toy but there is a part where the MC burns a crib/cot that belonged to his late son
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HankT
spoilers (both minor and major)
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the main character is grieving his son who died as an infant and later in the book his father passes away
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Fear
Are there jump scares?
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Is someone possessed?
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Are there ghosts?
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Are there clowns?
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Is trypophobic content shown?
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Is there a shower scene?
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Are there mannequins?
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Gross
Does someone wet/soil themselves?
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Does someone vomit?
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Is someone eaten?
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EnragedTiefling
The core horror of the novel is the normalization and industrialization of cannibalism.
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shame
several times in the book there’s pretty vivid scenes of people spoiling themselves, pretty much just that though
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Does someone spit?
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Is there audio gore?
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Large-scale Violence
Are there 9/11 depictions?
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Law Enforcement
Is there copaganda?
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Is there incarceration?
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LGBTQ+
Is there deadnaming or birthnaming?
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Are there transphobic slurs?
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Is there bisexual cheating?
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Medical
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Anonymous
No. People are tortured with electric flooring. This is not the same thing as ECT.
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Anonymous
C16
For hormones in preparation for ivf
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Is there a mental institution scene?
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Is there a hospital scene?
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Does someone have cancer?
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Mental Health
Does someone suffer from PTSD?
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Does someone have a mental illness?
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Does someone self harm?
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Is autism misrepresented?
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Is a mentally ill person violent?
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Is there D.I.D. misrepresentation?
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Is there misophonia?
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Is there ABA therapy?
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Is there body dysphoria?
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Is there body dysmorphia?
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Are there anxiety attacks?
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Is there a claustrophobic scene?
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Does someone have an eating disorder?
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Is there autism specific abuse?
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Noxious
Does a baby cry?
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Is there shakey cam?
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Is there obscene language/gestures?
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Are there flashing lights or images?
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Paranoia
Is someone watched without knowing?
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Is the fourth wall broken?
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Pregnancy
Is a baby stillborn?
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Is there childbirth?
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Are there abortions?
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Anonymous
I would say yes. Blood is taken from pregnant women, causing them to miscarry. It is known that this will occur when the blood is taken, and it is against the will of the pregnant women.
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Are there babies or unborn children?
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Does someone miscarry?
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Does a pregnant person die?
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Prejudice
Are there fat jokes?
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Does the black guy die first?
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birdsRfake
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f@g is said in pt 2 ch 5
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Are there "Man in a dress" jokes?
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Is there hate speech?
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shame
yep, a homophobic slur if that counts
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Is a minority is misrepresented?
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Does an LGBT person die?
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Zuzu
People are denied their humanity and there is a lot of talk of lack of intelligence that can be triggering in this context.
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Are there n-words?
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Is there aphobia?
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Race
Is there blackface?
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Relationships
Is there a large age gap?
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Religious
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shame
there’s a church thing that sacrifices their members for the greater good, they come to the plant and aren’t really a big part of the plot
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Sex
Is there sexual content?
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Is someone sexually objectified?
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Are there nude scenes?
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Is there bestiality?
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KaraBelcher
In the context, kind of. Some humans are treated as animals so I feel like it *almost counts as bestiality.
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Is there BDSM?
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Electricalsun
Rough sex of questionable consent, but not bdsm
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EnragedTiefling
Between one chapter and the next, Jasmine does.
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Are there incestuous relationships?
National Sexual Assault Hotline 800.656.4673
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Sexism
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Sickness
Does someone have a stroke?
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Does someone have a chronic illness?
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Yes
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shame
main character’s father has it
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EnragedTiefling
The main character's father has dementia.
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Social
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Lmss
No but their are people who live in the “wild”
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Are there anti-abortion themes?
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Are there fat suits?
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Spoiler
Is Santa (et al) spoiled?
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Are there end credit scenes?
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Does it have a sad ending?
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Vehicular
Does a car crash?
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Does a car honk or tires screech?
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Does a plane crash?
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Is someone hit by a car?
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Violence
Is there a nuclear explosion?
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Is there blood/gore?
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Does someone drown?
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Anonymous
A man commits suicide by shooting himself
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