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22nd May '16 11:36:56 PM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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* [[IMeantToDoThat Beale Gambit]]
22nd May '16 11:30:52 PM SomeoneImSure
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* BealeGambit

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* BealeGambit[[IMeantToDoThat Beale Gambit]]
18th May '16 11:30:12 AM Generality
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** TheManInFrontOfTheMan
15th May '16 2:36:29 PM LadyJaneGrey
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* If the plan involves fooling your enemies into fighting each other, it's PlayingBothSides
** If the goal as such is to weaken them so you can eliminate them later, it's DivideAndConquer.
** If the goal is to make money and/or gain amusement from the conflict, it's WarForFunAndProfit.
8th May '16 11:28:44 AM Discar
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* OutsideContextVillain

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* OutsideContextVillain OutsideContextProblem
19th Apr '16 5:14:15 AM JustTroper
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* FriendlyScheming
10th Apr '16 5:58:23 PM FordPrefect
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* If things do go wrong, but the person keeps adjusting things so that Plan-A works anyway, s/he's playing XanatosSpeedChess.
* If the plan involves predicting one's actions based on his/her character and planning accordingly, then it's a BatmanGambit.

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* If things do go wrong, but the person keeps adjusting things the plan so that Plan-A it works anyway, s/he's playing XanatosSpeedChess.
* If the plan involves predicting one's someone's actions based on his/her character and planning accordingly, then it's a BatmanGambit.



* If the plan involves the victim knowing you have a plan and thinking they know how to beat that plan, then it's a KansasCityShuffle.

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* If the plan involves the victim knowing you have a plan and but thinking it's a different one that they know how to beat that plan, beat, then it's a KansasCityShuffle.



* If the reputation of someone who is already dead is besmirched instead of someone living, that's a DeceasedFallGuyGambit.

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* If it besmirches the reputation of someone who is already dead is besmirched instead of someone living, that's a DeceasedFallGuyGambit.



* If someone actually sees all the plans, then that person can sometimes TakeAThirdOption.

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* If someone actually sees foresees all the plans, then that person can sometimes TakeAThirdOption.



* If the plan involves someone injuring themselves in order play on someone's sympathies to gain an advantage, that's a WoundedGazelleGambit.

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* If the plan involves someone injuring themselves in order to play on someone's sympathies to gain an advantage, that's a WoundedGazelleGambit.



* If some or all of the above gambits are used by different characters trying to manipulate each other at the same time, then it's a GambitPileup

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* If some or all of the above gambits are used by different characters trying to manipulate each other at the same time, then it's a GambitPileupGambitPileup.



* However if there is no plan and you are really just making it up as you go along, that's the IndyPloy

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* However if there is no plan and you are really just making it up as you go along, that's the IndyPloyIndyPloy.



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25th Dec '15 1:36:23 PM MarqFJA
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* BastardUnderstudy



** BastardUnderstudy
24th Aug '15 9:02:45 AM CorahsUncle
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* BealeGambit
17th Jul '15 12:07:00 AM MarqFJA
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!!Gambits

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!!Gambits!!Gambits, plots, and other forms of scheming


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* ThePlan
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