History PlayingWith / ArbitrarySkepticism

24th Apr '16 3:07:39 PM VPhantom
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** Bob accepts the existance of unicorns, buts doubts the idea that they could speak English.

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** Bob accepts the existance existence of unicorns, buts doubts the idea that they could speak English.



%%* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': ???
24th Apr '16 10:09:17 AM Beedle
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* '''Downplayed''': Bob believes that unicorns are pretty unlikely to be real.

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* '''Downplayed''': '''Downplayed''':
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Bob believes that unicorns are pretty unlikely to be real.real.
** Bob accepts the existance of unicorns, buts doubts the idea that they could speak English.
22nd Sep '15 11:34:46 AM AHI-3000
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* '''Exaggerated''': FlatEarthAtheist; A character refuses to believe in something that appears right in front of their very eyes, that can't be easily dismissed as an illusion.

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* '''Exaggerated''': FlatEarthAtheist; '''Exaggerated''':
** FlatEarthAtheist
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A character refuses to believe in something that appears right in front of their very eyes, that can't be easily dismissed as an illusion.
29th Jan '15 8:29:03 PM AHI-3000
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* '''Exaggerated''': FlatEarthAtheist.

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* '''Exaggerated''': FlatEarthAtheist.FlatEarthAtheist; A character refuses to believe in something that appears right in front of their very eyes, that can't be easily dismissed as an illusion.
21st Feb '14 8:16:39 AM VPhantom
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* '''Subverted''': Bob finally agrees to believe in unicorns when presented with the proper amount of evidence.

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* '''Subverted''': '''Subverted''':
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Bob finally agrees to believe in unicorns when presented with the proper amount of evidence.
20th Feb '14 11:09:18 PM Aspie
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** Bob presents a legitimate argument for why he doesn't believe in unicorns.
15th Feb '14 5:55:43 PM SKJAM
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* '''Exploited''': ???

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* '''Exploited''': ???Unicorns can get away with their schemes around Bob, since he won't believe that they're responsible.
21st Nov '13 2:17:31 PM Nasrudith
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* '''Downplayed''': ???

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* '''Downplayed''': ???Bob believes that unicorns are pretty unlikely to be real.
7th Dec '12 8:15:43 AM VPhantom
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* '''Downplayed''': ???



* '''Subverted''': Bob finally agrees to believe in unicorns when presented with the proper amount of evidence.

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* '''Subverted''': Bob finally agrees to believe in unicorns when presented with the proper amount of evidence.



* '''Deconstructed''': The world's magic runs on ClapYourHandsIfYouBelieve; Bob's refusal to believe in unicorns without evidence spreads until they are driven extinct.
* '''Reconstructed''': However, once Solipsist Steve points out to Bob that he erased a perfectly real creature because he spitefully refused to allow for the possibility it existed, he is forced to realize he wasn't being a skeptic but a dogmatic. He then reaffirms his willingness to believe unicorns exist and not be a pure naysayer.



* '''Exploited''': ???



* '''Deconstructed''': The world's magic runs on ClapYourHandsIfYouBelieve; Bob's refusal to believe in unicorns without evidence spreads until they are driven extinct.
* '''Reconstructed''': However, once Solipsist Steve points out to Bob that he erased a perfectly real creature because he spitefully refused to allow for the possibility it existed, he is forced to realize he wasn't being a skeptic but a dogmatic. He then reaffirms his willingness to believe unicorns exist and not be a pure naysayer.



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26th May '12 3:08:44 AM Telcontar
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* '''Justified''': Bob has proof of magic, and expects the same amount of evidence for unicorns.

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* '''Justified''': '''Justified''':
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Bob has proof of magic, and expects the same amount of evidence for unicorns.
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