History PlayingWith / BeatBag

28th Mar '14 10:24:24 AM LadyJafaria
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* '''Enforced''': ???

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* '''Enforced''': ???The writers want a quick way to show off Bob's ConArtist nature while giving him victims that people will feel less sympathy for because they believe DrugsAreBad.
19th Oct '13 12:32:38 PM Viira
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* '''Invoked''': Bob, TheAggressiveDrugDealer, is running short on supply, but very [[IncrediblyLamePun high]] on demand. He doesn't want to tell his customers "no," so he puts oregano into bags and sells it as pot.

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* '''Invoked''': Bob, TheAggressiveDrugDealer, is running short on supply, but very [[IncrediblyLamePun high]] high on demand. He doesn't want to tell his customers "no," so he puts oregano into bags and sells it as pot.
8th Sep '13 10:35:29 PM MsChibi
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* '''Defied''': Bob knows this will anger customers. Angry customers mean lost business, and lost business means no money. So he doesn't try to pass off oregano as marijuana.

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* '''Defied''': Bob knows this will anger customers. Angry customers mean lost business, and lost business means no money. (Not to mention, [[HookersAndBlow in this industry]], angering the wrong people can put Bob's life and safety (and/or that of [[IHaveAFamily his family]]) at risk.) So he doesn't try to pass off oregano as marijuana.
24th May '13 1:50:01 AM VPhantom
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* '''Basic Trope''': A mundane product is sold as a valuable (and usually illegal) one.

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* '''Basic Trope''': A mundane product is sold as a valuable (and usually illegal) one.
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* '''Justified''': Bob is an undercover cop in a sting operation.
** Bob is a con artist, looking to make quick money.

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* '''Justified''': '''Justified''':
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Bob is an undercover cop in a sting operation.
** Bob is a con artist, {{con artist}}, looking to make some quick money.



* '''Subverted''': Bob sells actual marijuana

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* '''Subverted''': Bob sells actual marijuanamarijuana.



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

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* '''Conversed''': ???
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23rd May '13 7:37:52 PM MsChibi
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*'''Basic Trope''': A mundane product is sold as a valuable (and usually illegal) one.

*'''Straight''': Bob sells "marijuana" that is actually just bits and pieces of oregano.
*'''Exaggerated''': Bob sells wood shavings as marijuana.
*'''Downplayed''': Bob sells actual marijuana, but claims it's "stickier" (that is, more potent) than it actually is.
*'''Justified''': Bob is an undercover cop in a sting operation.
** Bob is a con artist, looking to make quick money.
*'''Inverted''': Bob sells marijuana, but tells people it's only oregano.
*'''Subverted''': Bob sells actual marijuana
*'''Double Subverted''': He claims the pot to be a new "super-sticky" variety, when it's just a more mundane "average potency" type.
*'''Parodied''': When the would-be stoners find out that Bob sold them oregano, they literally stone him.
*'''Zig Zagged''': Sometimes Bob vends actual marijuana, sometimes oregano (typically when his normal supply is running short.)
*'''Averted''': Bob does not sell anything, legal or otherwise.
*'''Enforced''': ???
*'''Lampshaded''': "Hey...this isn't pot! This is just oregano!"
*'''Invoked''': Bob, TheAggressiveDrugDealer, is running short on supply, but very [[IncrediblyLamePun high]] on demand. He doesn't want to tell his customers "no," so he puts oregano into bags and sells it as pot.
*'''Exploited''': ???
*'''Defied''': Bob knows this will anger customers. Angry customers mean lost business, and lost business means no money. So he doesn't try to pass off oregano as marijuana.
*'''Discussed''': ???
*'''Conversed''': ???
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