History PlayingWith / BadassBookworm

30th Sep '15 1:51:06 PM AHI-3000
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** [[NonActionGuy Bob]] isn't very good at [[ActionHero fighting]], but he's still great at using his [[GuileHero cunning]] and [[ScienceHero knowledge]] against enemies.

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** Bob [[NonActionGuy Bob]] isn't very good at [[ActionHero fighting]], but he's still great at using his [[GuileHero cunning]] and [[ScienceHero knowledge]] against enemies.
2nd May '15 4:17:28 PM Angeldeb82
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* '''Straight''': Bob is a [[ShorterMeansSmarter short]], [[NerdGlasses glasses]] wearing {{Bookworm}} and genius. that also happens to be a black belt in karate.

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* '''Straight''': Bob is a [[ShorterMeansSmarter short]], {{short|erMeansSmarter}}, [[NerdGlasses glasses]] wearing glasses]]-wearing {{Bookworm}} and genius. that That also happens to be a black belt in karate.



* '''Double Subverted''': Actually, he's a SouthernFriedGenius and your preconceived notions about southerners just made you think he sounds dumb.

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* '''Double Subverted''': Actually, he's a SouthernFriedGenius and your preconceived notions about southerners Southerners just made you think he sounds dumb.



* '''Zig Zagged''': Bob is a nerd who gets bullied so he TakesALevelInBadass and works out, learns some martial arts, and otherwise toughens up. He casually beats down his former bullies but his sudden turn as a BadAss goes to his head and he stops persuing academic persuits. When someone makes him look like a fool in a battle of wits, he realizes he has to get back to studying.

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* '''Zig Zagged''': Bob is a nerd who gets bullied so he TakesALevelInBadass [[TookALevelInBadass Takes a Level in Badass]] and works out, learns some martial arts, and otherwise toughens up. He casually beats down his former bullies but his sudden turn as a BadAss {{Badass}} goes to his head and he stops persuing pursuing academic persuits.pursuits. When someone makes him look like a fool in a battle of wits, he realizes he has to get back to studying.



* '''Deconstructed''': Bob is really smart but his constant fighting gives him a poor reputatiuon amongst other intellectuals.

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* '''Deconstructed''': Bob is really smart but his constant fighting gives him a poor reputatiuon reputation amongst other intellectuals.



%%* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': ???
3rd Aug '14 10:53:41 PM AHI-3000
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* '''Exaggerated''': Bob is a has [[ImprobablyHighIQ a IQ over 200]] with [[MusclesAreMeaningless no muscle mass whatsoever]], [[OneManArmy but still manages to take on an army]].

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* '''Exaggerated''': Bob is a has [[ImprobablyHighIQ a an IQ over 200]] with [[MusclesAreMeaningless no muscle mass whatsoever]], [[OneManArmy but still manages to take on an army]].



* '''Parodied''': Bob is protrayed as the typical nerd stereotype (glasses, pocket protector, bad fashion sense, etc.) but he is somehow capable of beating down an entire army while chuckling like a dork.

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* '''Parodied''': Bob is protrayed portrayed as the typical nerd stereotype (glasses, pocket protector, bad fashion sense, etc.) but he is somehow capable of beating down an entire army while chuckling like a dork.
2nd Aug '14 2:56:29 PM VPhantom
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* '''Downplayed''': Bob wears glasses, majored in biology, and has a green belt in karate.
** Or alternatively, [[NonActionGuy Bob]] isn't very good at [[ActionHero fighting]], but he's still great at using his [[GuileHero cunning]] and [[ScienceHero knowledge]] against enemies.

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* '''Downplayed''': '''Downplayed''':
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Bob wears glasses, majored in biology, and has a green belt in karate.
** Or alternatively, [[NonActionGuy Bob]] isn't very good at [[ActionHero fighting]], but he's still great at using his [[GuileHero cunning]] and [[ScienceHero knowledge]] against enemies.
2nd Aug '14 11:28:24 AM AHI-3000
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** Or alternatively, Bob isn't very good at [[ActionHero fighting]], but he's still great at using his [[GuileHero cunning]] and [[ScienceHero knowledge]] against enemies.

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** Or alternatively, Bob [[NonActionGuy Bob]] isn't very good at [[ActionHero fighting]], but he's still great at using his [[GuileHero cunning]] and [[ScienceHero knowledge]] against enemies.
2nd Aug '14 11:26:34 AM AHI-3000
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** Or alternatively, Bob isn't very good at [[ActionHero fighting]], but he's still great at using his [[GuileHero cunning]] and [[ScienceHero knowledge]] against enemies.
4th Sep '13 11:33:55 PM VPhantom
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* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': ???

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* %%* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': ???



4th Sep '13 10:36:41 PM AP
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* '''Parodied''': ???
* '''Zig Zagged''': ???

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* '''Parodied''': ???
Bob is protrayed as the typical nerd stereotype (glasses, pocket protector, bad fashion sense, etc.) but he is somehow capable of beating down an entire army while chuckling like a dork.
* '''Zig Zagged''': ???Bob is a nerd who gets bullied so he TakesALevelInBadass and works out, learns some martial arts, and otherwise toughens up. He casually beats down his former bullies but his sudden turn as a BadAss goes to his head and he stops persuing academic persuits. When someone makes him look like a fool in a battle of wits, he realizes he has to get back to studying.



* '''Discussed''': ???
* '''Conversed''': ???

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* '''Discussed''': ???
Alice and her friends talk about Bob's mental and physical prowess, trying to figure out which is more impressive.
* '''Conversed''': ???"I love this character. He is smart and badass."



* '''Deconstructed''': Bob is really smart but his constant fighting gives him a poor reputatiuon amongst other intellectuals.
* '''Reconstructed''': That is, until he performs a study and writes a long essay about his findings, detailing the benefits of being both badass and intelligent. He gets his respect.
* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': ???
* '''Played For Laughs''': Bob beats up the BigBad while schooling him on the finer points of quantum mechanics.
* '''Played For Drama''': Bob is an intellectual who would rather be left alone but he is thrust into violent situations which call for more "savage responses".



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26th Aug '13 10:21:03 AM highwaystonowhere
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* '''Justified''': All of the books Bob reads are about all different forms of combat.

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* '''Justified''': '''Justified''':
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All of the books Bob reads are about all different forms of combat.combat.
** Bob lives in a post-apocalyptic AfterTheEnd scenario, where you have to be both intelligent and physically capable to have any hope of surviving.
** Bob is TheAce, so being both smart and strong is part of his job description.



* '''Averted''': Bob is just as weak as he looks, and has no physical prowess whatsoever.
* '''Enforced''': ???

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* '''Averted''': '''Averted''':
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Bob is just as weak as he looks, and has no physical prowess whatsoever.
** Bob is stupid and incompetent.
* '''Enforced''': ???The writers wanted to defy stereotypes.



* '''Invoked''': ???

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* '''Invoked''': ???Bob, bullied for his brilliant grades, decides to train in kick-boxing to defend himself.



%%* '''Implied:''': ???
7th Apr '13 2:02:40 PM Lullabee
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* '''Subverted''': Bob is short, wears glasses, and has a black belt in karate. But as soon as he opens his mouth, it turns out he's not actually very smart.

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* '''Subverted''': Bob is short, wears glasses, and has a black belt in karate. But as soon as he [[SimpletonVoice opens his mouth, mouth]], it turns out he's not actually very smart.



* '''Defied''': ???

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* '''Defied''': ???Bob wears contact lenses and bulks up so he'll look more like a badass and less like a bookworm.
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