History PlayingWith / BedsheetGhost

29th Oct '13 11:26:09 AM TheBeanerItWas
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* '''Exaggerated''': It is formal ghostly etiquette for them to appear as a white bedhseet.
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* '''Exaggerated''': It is formal ghostly etiquette for them to appear as a white bedhseet.bedsheet.

* '''Played For Drama''': The ghost uses the bedsheee because his real appearance is [[YouCannotGraspTheTrueForm absolutely terrifying]], [[AFormYouAreComfortableWith and so his guests will be slightly more comfy around him.]]
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* '''Played For Drama''': The ghost uses the bedsheee bedsheet because his real appearance is [[YouCannotGraspTheTrueForm absolutely terrifying]], [[AFormYouAreComfortableWith and so his guests will be slightly more comfy around him.]]
29th Oct '13 11:25:52 AM TheBeanerItWas
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* '''Reconstructed''': ???

%%* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': ???
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%%* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': ??? %%* '''Intended Audience Reaction''': ???
29th Oct '13 11:24:32 AM TheBeanerItWas
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* '''Reconstructed''': He learns to don actual clothing and disguise himself so he can blend in a little more effectively.
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* '''Reconstructed''': He learns to don actual clothing and disguise himself so he can blend in a little more effectively. ???
29th Oct '13 11:24:08 AM TheBeanerItWas
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* '''Reconstructed''': He learns to don actual clothing and disguise himself so he can blend in a little more effectively.
29th Oct '13 11:20:42 AM TheBeanerItWas
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'''Basic Trope''': A ghost appears in the form resembling transparent, white linen.
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'''Basic Trope''': A ghost appears in the a form resembling transparent, white linen.
29th Oct '13 4:44:30 AM VPhantom
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* '''PlayedStraight''': The ghost looks like a flying white bedsheet with two eye holes. ** '''Justified''': This is the default form for ghosts and he can't help that. ** '''Inverted''': He is white like a bedsheet all over, but otherwise looks like an actual person. ** '''Subverted''': The bedsheet is just a trick or a normal person in a bedsheet cloth. ** '''Doubly Subverted''': And then it turns out he was confused for the real ghost, [[WrongGenreSavvy which his pals mistake for him doing the trick again.]] ** '''Untwisted''': The ghost tries to don many different forms, but ultimately settles on this form. ** '''Parodied''': The ghost uses the bedsheet disguise [[ForHalloweenIAmGoingAsMyself so he can go out and enjoy Halloween.]] ** '''Deconstructed''': He needs to use a piece of cloth or else nobody would even be able to see him when needed, and he wants to prevent being a disembodied voice. ** '''Reconstructed''': He learns to actually don clothing and disguise himself so he can blend in a little more effectively. ** '''ZigZagged''': He can't assume this form, so we possesses somebody else to talk through them and have a form. ** '''Averted''': The ghost just looks like how [[JacobMarleyApparel they did in real life.]] ** '''Enforced''': The bedsheet ghost is used simply because its an audience expectation and [[BoringButPractical simple and clear to describe.]] ** '''Implied''': The ghost has a misty corporeal form that only vaguely resembles a bedsheet. ** '''PlayedForLaughs''': The bedsheet is full of holes, or the ghost is ridiculed for his [[NightmareRetardant laughably simple appearance.]] *** Alternatively, the ghost pretends to be a person in disguise, and surprises everyone when it's revealed theres nothing under the bedsheet. ** '''Played For Drama''': The ghost uses the bedsheee because his real appearance is [[YouCannotGraspTheTrueForm absolutely terrifying]], [[AFormYouAreComfortableWith and so his guests will be slightly more comfy around him.]] ** '''Exaggerated''': It is formal ghostly etiquette for them to appear as a white bedhseet. ** '''Downplayed''': The ghost only uses the bedsheet form sporadically. ** '''Lampshaded''': "They were having a sale at the thrift shop, so I made due with what I could get." ** '''Invoked''': The ghost takes on this form because that's what people expect him to look like. ** '''Defied''': A friend of the ghost suggests disguising himself as this, but scoffs at the idea as silly and cliche. ** '''Discussed''': "Did you see that sap down the street wearing a blanket as a costume? His ma's a real cheapskate." ** '''Conversed''': "Why do you think ghosts actually look like that?" ** '''Exploited''': The ghost disguises himself as an ''actual'' bedsheet so he can play a prank on someone, especially the "hide under the covers" type. ** '''Intended Audience Reaction''': The bedsheet ghost is intentionally used by the writer to make it clear the story is meant to be a lighthearted comedy, rather than scary.
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* '''PlayedStraight''': '''Straight''': The ghost looks like a flying white bedsheet with two eye holes. ** * '''Exaggerated''': It is formal ghostly etiquette for them to appear as a white bedhseet. * '''Downplayed''': The ghost only uses the bedsheet form sporadically. * '''Justified''': This is the default form for ghosts and he can't help that. ** * '''Inverted''': He is white like a bedsheet all over, but otherwise looks like an actual person. ** * '''Subverted''': The bedsheet is just a trick or a normal person in a bedsheet cloth. ** '''Doubly * '''Double Subverted''': And then it turns out he was confused for the real ghost, [[WrongGenreSavvy which his pals mistake for him doing the trick again.]] ** '''Untwisted''': The ghost tries to don many different forms, but ultimately settles on this form. ** * '''Parodied''': The ghost uses the bedsheet disguise [[ForHalloweenIAmGoingAsMyself so he can go out and enjoy Halloween.]] ** '''Deconstructed''': He needs * '''Zig Zagged''': The ghost tries to use a piece of cloth or else nobody would even be able to see him when needed, and he wants to prevent being a disembodied voice.don many different forms, but ultimately settles on this form. ** '''Reconstructed''': He learns to actually don clothing and disguise himself so he can blend in a little more effectively. ** '''ZigZagged''': He can't assume this form, so we possesses somebody else to talk through them and have a form. ** * '''Averted''': The ghost ghosts just looks like how [[JacobMarleyApparel they did in real life.]] ** * '''Enforced''': The bedsheet ghost is used simply because its an audience expectation and [[BoringButPractical simple and clear to describe.]] ** '''Implied''': * '''Lampshaded''': "They were having a sale at the thrift shop, so I made due with what I could get." * '''Invoked''': The ghost has a misty corporeal takes on this form because that's what people expect him to look like. * '''Exploited''': The ghost disguises himself as an ''actual'' bedsheet so he can play a prank on someone, especially the "hide under the covers" type. * '''Defied''': A friend of the ghost suggests disguising himself as this, but scoffs at the idea as silly and cliche. * '''Discussed''': "Did you see that only vaguely resembles sap down the street wearing a bedsheet. blanket as a costume? His ma's a real cheapskate." * '''Conversed''': ??? * '''Deconstructed''': He needs to use a piece of cloth or else nobody would even be able to see him when needed, and he wants to prevent being a disembodied voice. * '''Played For Laughs''': ** '''PlayedForLaughs''': The bedsheet is full of holes, or the ghost is ridiculed for his [[NightmareRetardant laughably simple appearance.]] *** Alternatively, the ghost pretends to be a person in disguise, and surprises everyone when it's revealed theres nothing under the bedsheet. ** '''Played For Drama''': The ghost uses the bedsheee because his real appearance is [[YouCannotGraspTheTrueForm absolutely terrifying]], [[AFormYouAreComfortableWith and so his guests will be slightly more comfy around him.]] ** '''Exaggerated''': It is formal ghostly etiquette for them to appear as a white bedhseet. ** '''Downplayed''': The ghost only uses pretends to be a person in disguise, and surprises everyone when it's revealed theres nothing under the bedsheet form sporadically. ** '''Lampshaded''': "They were having a sale at the thrift shop, so I made due with what I could get." ** '''Invoked''': bedsheet. * '''Played For Drama''': The ghost takes on this form uses the bedsheee because that's what people expect him to look like. ** '''Defied''': A friend of the ghost suggests disguising himself as this, but scoffs at the idea as silly and cliche. ** '''Discussed''': "Did you see that sap down the street wearing a blanket as a costume? His ma's a his real cheapskate." ** '''Conversed''': "Why do you think ghosts actually look like that?" ** '''Exploited''': The ghost disguises himself as an ''actual'' bedsheet appearance is [[YouCannotGraspTheTrueForm absolutely terrifying]], [[AFormYouAreComfortableWith and so he can play a prank on someone, especially the "hide under the covers" type. ** '''Intended Audience Reaction''': The bedsheet ghost is intentionally used by the writer his guests will be slightly more comfy around him.]] ---- Back to make it clear the story is meant to be a lighthearted comedy, rather than scary.BedsheetGhost ---- %% Optional items, added after Conversed, at your discretion: %% %%* '''Implied''': ??? %%* '''Reconstructed''': ??? %%* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': ???
28th Oct '13 9:31:39 PM TheBeanerItWas
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** '''Reconstructed''': He learns to actually don clothing and disguise himself ala TheInvisibleMan so he can blend in a little more effectively.
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** '''Reconstructed''': He learns to actually don clothing and disguise himself ala TheInvisibleMan so he can blend in a little more effectively.
28th Oct '13 9:31:17 PM TheBeanerItWas
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** '''Untwisted''':
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** '''Untwisted''': The ghost tries to don many different forms, but ultimately settles on this form.

** '''Enforced''':
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** '''Enforced''': The bedsheet ghost is used simply because its an audience expectation and [[BoringButPractical simple and clear to describe.]]

** '''Intended Audience Reaction''':
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** '''Intended Audience Reaction''':Reaction''': The bedsheet ghost is intentionally used by the writer to make it clear the story is meant to be a lighthearted comedy, rather than scary.
28th Oct '13 9:25:52 PM TheBeanerItWas
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* '''PlayedStraight''': A ghost appears in the form resembling transparent, white linen.
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\n* '''PlayedStraight''': '''Basic Trope''': A ghost appears in the form resembling transparent, white linen.linen. * '''PlayedStraight''': The ghost looks like a flying white bedsheet with two eye holes.

** '''Inverted''':
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** '''Inverted''': He is white like a bedsheet all over, but otherwise looks like an actual person.

** '''Reconstructed''':
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** '''Reconstructed''': He learns to actually don clothing and disguise himself ala TheInvisibleMan so he can blend in a little more effectively.

** '''Enforced''':
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** '''Enforced''':'''Enforced''':

** '''PlayedForLaughs''': The bedsheet is full of holes, or the ghost is ridiculed for his [[NightmareRetardant laughably simple appearance.]]
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** '''PlayedForLaughs''': The bedsheet is full of holes, or the ghost is ridiculed for his [[NightmareRetardant laughably simple appearance.]]]] *** Alternatively, the ghost pretends to be a person in disguise, and surprises everyone when it's revealed theres nothing under the bedsheet.

** '''Exaggerated''':
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** '''Exaggerated''': It is formal ghostly etiquette for them to appear as a white bedhseet.

** '''Invoked''':
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** '''Invoked''':'''Invoked''': The ghost takes on this form because that's what people expect him to look like.

** '''Discussed''' ** '''Conversed''' ** '''Exploited'''
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** '''Discussed''' '''Discussed''': "Did you see that sap down the street wearing a blanket as a costume? His ma's a real cheapskate." ** '''Conversed''' '''Conversed''': "Why do you think ghosts actually look like that?" ** '''Exploited''''''Exploited''': The ghost disguises himself as an ''actual'' bedsheet so he can play a prank on someone, especially the "hide under the covers" type.
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