History PlayingWith / CharlesAtlasSuperPower

16th Jul '16 9:50:18 AM ChaoticNovelist
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** Alternatively: He loses his mutant powers, but can still fight effectively.
** Alternatively: He lied about that and is in fact normal, but because he works with mutants, he often avoids traps that are specifically designed to defeat them launched by people still thinking he's abnormal.

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** Alternatively: ** He loses his mutant powers, but can still fight effectively.
** Alternatively: ** He lied about that and is in fact normal, but because he works with mutants, he often avoids traps that are specifically designed to defeat them launched by people still thinking he's abnormal.



* '''Zig Zagged''': Bob wants to be superhuman, but he's told superpowers [[ThisIsReality only exist in fiction]], so takes physical training to become a BadassNormal instead. This awakens his dormant superpowers, because he's really a superhuman placed with a normal family.
* '''Averted''': All superbeings in the story have actual superpowers of some kind, physical training just makes them better in a normal way.

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* '''Zig Zagged''': Bob wants to be superhuman, but he's told superpowers [[ThisIsReality only exist in fiction]], so takes physical training to become a BadassNormal instead. This awakens his dormant superpowers, because he's really a superhuman placed with a normal family.
family. Then its revealed that his superpowers simply enhance the effects of his immense training.
* '''Averted''': All superbeings in the story have actual genuinely "super" superpowers of some kind, kind and physical training just makes them better in a normal way.



* '''Played For Laughs''': Fighting Fist is very clearly above the rest of the population, but is so incompetent he can never actually use his training effectively.

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* '''Played For Laughs''': Fighting Fist is very clearly above the rest of the population, but is so incompetent he can never actually use Fist's {{Sidekick}} and/or MentorArchetype works as his training effectively. tutor, wingman and otherwise life coach to balance out what he misses out in training.
10th Apr '16 9:18:23 PM BURGINABC
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* '''Deconstructed''': The amount of training necessary to achieve such phenomenal physical prowess has left Fighting Fist with no time for other pursuits, such as [[BookDumb learning to read]], interacting with the opposite sex, developing job skills, etc. In addition, [[RealityEnsues there are in fact upper limits to what the human body can achieve, and when going up against actual superhumans, FF hits those limits]] ''[[RealityEnsues hard]]''. Fighting Fist ultimately meets his end in [[CruelAndUnusualDeath "battle"]] with the [[SuperStrength inhumanly strong]] supervillain Brik, who [[LudicrousGibs messily]] kills him with all the effort most people put into swatting a fly.

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* '''Deconstructed''': The amount of training necessary to achieve such phenomenal physical prowess has left Fighting Fist with no time for other pursuits, such as [[BookDumb learning to read]], interacting with the opposite sex, developing job skills, etc. In addition, [[RealityEnsues there are in fact upper limits to what the human body can achieve, and when going up against actual superhumans, FF hits those limits]] ''[[RealityEnsues hard]]''. Fighting Fist ultimately meets his end in [[CruelAndUnusualDeath "battle"]] with the [[SuperStrength inhumanly strong]] supervillain Brik, who [[LudicrousGibs messily]] kills him with all the effort most people put into swatting a fly.



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8th Apr '16 7:00:51 PM VPhantom
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* '''Implied''': Fighting Fist certainly does things that look superhuman, but whenever asked about his training he only gives out workouts humans can do.



* '''Reconstructed''': ???
* '''Implied''': Fighting Fist certainly does things that look superhuman, but whenever asked about his training he only gives out workouts humans can do.



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

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%%* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': '''Reconstructed''': ???
8th Apr '16 5:06:03 PM BURGINABC
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* '''Reconstructed''': Fighting Fist can make money fighting, and teaching others his training methods. And among his other physical skills, he's really good in bed.

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* '''Reconstructed''': Fighting Fist can make money fighting, and teaching others his training methods. And among his other physical skills, he's really good in bed.???



%%* '''Played For Drama''': ???

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%%* '''Played For Drama''': ???
18th Nov '14 5:49:57 PM Xcano
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* '''Implied''': Fighting Fist certainly does things that look superhuman, but whenever asked about his training he only gives out workouts humans can do.
* '''Played For Laughs''': Fighting Fist is very clearly above the rest of the population, but is so incompetent he can never actually use his training effectively.



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* '''Implied''': Fighting Fist certainly does things that look magical, but whenever asked about it he only talks about things humans can do.



* '''Played For Laughs''': Fighting Fist is very clearly above the rest of the population, but is so incompetent he can never actually use his training effectively.
%%* '''Played For Drama''': ???

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* '''Played For Laughs''': Fighting Fist is very clearly above the rest of the population, but is so incompetent he can never actually use his training effectively.
%%* '''Played For Drama''': ???
18th Nov '14 5:48:02 PM Xcano
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%%* '''Implied''': ???

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%%* * '''Implied''': ???Fighting Fist certainly does things that look magical, but whenever asked about it he only talks about things humans can do.



%%* '''Played For Laughs''': ???

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%%* * '''Played For Laughs''': ???Fighting Fist is very clearly above the rest of the population, but is so incompetent he can never actually use his training effectively.
16th Nov '14 5:07:25 PM Xcano
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* '''Exploited''': ???

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* '''Exploited''': ???Bob is the only one who can train to such levels, so he sells training sessions with him for exorbitantly high prices.
15th Nov '14 2:17:03 PM Bonerfart
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** "Jesus, how can a guy with ''no powers'' be so overpowered?"
27th Oct '14 1:06:53 PM Bonerfart
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* '''Deconstructed''': The amount of training necessary to achieve such phenomenal physical prowess has left Fighting Fist with no time for other pursuits, such as [[BookDumb learning to read]], interacting with the opposite sex, developing job skills, etc. In addition, [[RealityEnsues there are in fact upper limits to what the human body can achieve, and when going up against actual superhumans, FF hits those limits]] ''[[RealityEnsues hard]]''. Fighting Fist ultimately meets his end in [[CurbStompBattle "battle"]] with the [[SuperStrength inhumanly strong]] supervillain Brik, who [[LudicrousGibs messily]] kills him with all the effort most people put into swatting a fly.

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* '''Deconstructed''': The amount of training necessary to achieve such phenomenal physical prowess has left Fighting Fist with no time for other pursuits, such as [[BookDumb learning to read]], interacting with the opposite sex, developing job skills, etc. In addition, [[RealityEnsues there are in fact upper limits to what the human body can achieve, and when going up against actual superhumans, FF hits those limits]] ''[[RealityEnsues hard]]''. Fighting Fist ultimately meets his end in [[CurbStompBattle [[CruelAndUnusualDeath "battle"]] with the [[SuperStrength inhumanly strong]] supervillain Brik, who [[LudicrousGibs messily]] kills him with all the effort most people put into swatting a fly.
27th Oct '14 1:06:17 PM Bonerfart
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* '''Deconstructed''': The amount of training necessary to achieve such phenomenal physical prowess has left Fighting Fist with no time for other pursuits, such as [[BookDumb learning to read]], interacting with the opposite sex, developing job skills, etc. In addition, there are in fact upper limits to what the human body can achieve, and when going up against actual superhumans, FF hits those limits ''hard''. To prove himself to his superpowered comrades, he takes on [[SuperStrength Brik]]. Brik grabs him and rips him in half.

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** "Jesus, how can a guy with ''no powers'' be so overpowered?"
* '''Deconstructed''': The amount of training necessary to achieve such phenomenal physical prowess has left Fighting Fist with no time for other pursuits, such as [[BookDumb learning to read]], interacting with the opposite sex, developing job skills, etc. In addition, [[RealityEnsues there are in fact upper limits to what the human body can achieve, and when going up against actual superhumans, FF hits those limits ''hard''. To prove himself to limits]] ''[[RealityEnsues hard]]''. Fighting Fist ultimately meets his superpowered comrades, he takes on end in [[CurbStompBattle "battle"]] with the [[SuperStrength Brik]]. Brik grabs inhumanly strong]] supervillain Brik, who [[LudicrousGibs messily]] kills him and rips him in half.with all the effort most people put into swatting a fly.
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