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31st May '16 8:00:52 AM E1craZ4life
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** Another subversion is if the car hits, but somehow the car phases through and neither the glass nor the car is broken.

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** Another subversion is if the car hits, but somehow the car phases through glass is simply knocked out of the workers' hands, and neither the glass nor the car is broken.



* If the car stops before hitting the glass and then takes a different route, it is '''defied'''.
* If the car drives into the pane of glass, and not only the glass shatters, but also the car, it's '''exaggerated''' or '''parodied'''. If the two things listed, as well as the workers, shatter, it's taken '''UpToEleven'''.
* If one of the workers sees the car coming and stops in the street so that the car will drive into the pane of glass, it is '''invoked'''.

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* If the car come down the road in a series of wide turns, and it isn't clear if the car will hit the pane of glass (if it ever makes it there), it's '''zig-zagged'''.
* If the car stops before hitting the pane of glass and then takes a different route, it is '''defied'''.
* If the car drives into the pane of glass, and not only the glass shatters, but also the car, it's '''exaggerated''' or '''parodied'''.'''exaggerated'''. If the two things listed, as well as the workers, shatter, it's taken '''UpToEleven'''.
* If the car is not doomed to hit the pane of glass, but one of the workers sees the car coming and stops in the street so that the car will drive into the pane of glass, it is '''invoked'''.



* If the car drives through the pane of glass ''backwards'', or in any other weird way that a car should not be driving in, it's '''zig-zagged'''.

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* If the car drives through the pane of glass ''backwards'', or in any other weird way that a car should not be driving in, it's '''zig-zagged'''.'''parodied'''.
12th May '16 7:03:47 AM 06tele
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* The film of ''Birdy'' subverts the DownerEnding. All through the film, Al has been trying to get his fellow traumatised Vietnam vet and childhood friend Birdy to respond to him as a human being, but he becomes increasingly convinced that Birdy is suicidal. By the end of the film, Birdy has built himself a pair of wings and is about to jump off a flat roof, so that he can fly. Al knows he's going to do it and races to the roof to stop him. He arrives just in time to see Birdy leap from the roof to certain death. Al screams a BigNo and runs to the edge of the roof...[[spoiler: only to find Birdy standing on a different part of the flat roof a few feet below, dusting himself down. Birdy turns around, looks at Al, smiles and says "What?"]]
27th Apr '16 2:03:24 PM Furienna
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* Through much of the Pixar's ToyStory2, Pete the Prospector plays the role of Sage, dispensing advice to other characters. But a glimpse of "Woody's Roundup", the TV show that represents his origin, shows Pete playing a self-sabotaging buffoon. The glimpse hints that his sagely nuggets of wisdom may actually be fool's gold. By the end of the film his true role is revealed.
26th Feb '16 1:49:15 PM E1craZ4life
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* If the car stops before hitting the glass and then takes a different route, it is '''defied'''.
18th Feb '16 3:39:15 PM Furienna
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* You would expect Literature/{{Overenskommelser}} by Creator/SimonaAhrnstedt to play DeceasedParentsAreTheBest straight, considering how Beatrice is treated by her uncle. But while she misses her parents, Beatrice can still admit that they had flaws.

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* You would expect Literature/{{Overenskommelser}} have expected ''Literature/{{Overenskommelser}}'' by Creator/SimonaAhrnstedt to play DeceasedParentsAreTheBest straight, considering how Beatrice is treated by her uncle. But while she misses her parents, Beatrice can still admit that they had flaws.
18th Feb '16 3:38:20 PM Furienna
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* You would expect Literature/{{Overenskommelser}} to play DeceasedParentsAreTheBest straight, considering how Beatrice is treated by her uncle. But while she misses her parents, Beatrice can still admit that they had flaws.

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* You would expect Literature/{{Overenskommelser}} by Creator/SimonaAhrnstedt to play DeceasedParentsAreTheBest straight, considering how Beatrice is treated by her uncle. But while she misses her parents, Beatrice can still admit that they had flaws.
18th Feb '16 3:36:46 PM Furienna
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* You would expect Literature/{{Overenskommelser}} to play DeceasedParentsAreTheBest straight, considering how Beatrice is treated by her uncle. But while she misses her parents, Beatrice can still admit that they had flaws.
29th Jan '16 5:35:10 PM E1craZ4life
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* If the car drives through the pane of glass, and the driver gets out of the car to explain the reason why he crashed into it, it's '''justified'''.

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* If the car drives through the pane of glass, and the driver gets out of the car stops to explain the reason why he crashed into it, it's '''justified'''.



* If one of the workers sees the car coming and stops in the street so that the car will drive into the glass, it is '''invoked'''.

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* If one of the workers sees the car coming and stops in the street so that the car will drive into the pane of glass, it is '''invoked'''.
29th Jan '16 5:34:08 PM E1craZ4life
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* If one of the workers sees the car coming and stops in the street so that the car will drive into the glass, it is '''invoked'''.
27th Jan '16 3:55:00 PM nombretomado
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* ''[[SupermanTheAnimatedSeries Superman: The Animated Series]]'' plays straight and subverts many tropes, but it is noteworthy the way it handled BuryYourGays. Maggie Sawyer was primarily a victim of HideYourLesbians, up until the second season episode ''Apokolips...Now!'' there had not been any hints to her orientation in the comics, but she seemed to be [[BuryYourGays legitimately set up for death]]. When she is attacked by Intergang she is thrown from her car in a fiery explosion and she is shown horribly burned beneath a crushing pile of rubble, noticeably ''without'' [[EyeAwaken a blinking eye]] or [[FingerTwitchingRevival moving fingers]]. It looks like she is KilledOffForReal, especially when Dan Turpin starts calling the attackers "murderers" while screaming at them, except a later scene reveals her to be NotQuiteDead. This later scene, which revealed that she had survived and thus subverted the BuryYourGays trope, also provided the first ever hint at her sexuality when she is visited in the hospital by a woman that the DVD commentary reveals is Toby Raines, her partner in the comics. So, Maggie not only survives the attack, which is a straight subversion of the BuryYourGays premise, but the setup actually lead to a (partial) revelation of her sexuality, something this trope is usually invoked specifically to avoid, making it also an ''[[InvertedTrope inversion]].''

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* ''[[SupermanTheAnimatedSeries Superman: The Animated Series]]'' ''WesternAnimation/SupermanTheAnimatedSeries'' plays straight and subverts many tropes, but it is noteworthy the way it handled BuryYourGays. Maggie Sawyer was primarily a victim of HideYourLesbians, up until the second season episode ''Apokolips...Now!'' there had not been any hints to her orientation in the comics, but she seemed to be [[BuryYourGays legitimately set up for death]]. When she is attacked by Intergang she is thrown from her car in a fiery explosion and she is shown horribly burned beneath a crushing pile of rubble, noticeably ''without'' [[EyeAwaken a blinking eye]] or [[FingerTwitchingRevival moving fingers]]. It looks like she is KilledOffForReal, especially when Dan Turpin starts calling the attackers "murderers" while screaming at them, except a later scene reveals her to be NotQuiteDead. This later scene, which revealed that she had survived and thus subverted the BuryYourGays trope, also provided the first ever hint at her sexuality when she is visited in the hospital by a woman that the DVD commentary reveals is Toby Raines, her partner in the comics. So, Maggie not only survives the attack, which is a straight subversion of the BuryYourGays premise, but the setup actually lead to a (partial) revelation of her sexuality, something this trope is usually invoked specifically to avoid, making it also an ''[[InvertedTrope inversion]].''
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