History PlayingWith / ComeToGawk

1st Apr '14 8:56:23 PM SKJAM
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* '''Exploited''': ???

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* '''Exploited''': ???A villain commits a minor crime in order to be put on display. He can then use his hypnotic powers on the crowd that gathers to taunt him.
29th Dec '12 7:15:32 PM SKJAM
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* '''Downplayed''': ???

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* '''Downplayed''': ???The character is made to do a brief public "perp walk" and then removed from view.
28th Dec '12 5:20:00 PM VPhantom
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* '''Downplayed''': ???



* '''Inverted''': The character is displayed to the public to excite their admiration. (ErmineCapeEffect is one possibility.)

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* '''Inverted''': '''Inverted''':
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The character is displayed to the public to excite their admiration. (ErmineCapeEffect is one possibility.)



* '''Deconstructed''':
** The prisoner is convinced that everyone was staring at him, when it was really his paranoia.
** Alternatively, the humiliation was just to teach him a lesson and he was meant to be released, but it was so severe it causes him to be DrivenToSuicide. The punishment then suffers such severe bad publicity it becomes useless.
* '''Reconstructed''': But given the way the king's been treating him, he really has grounds for paranoia.



* '''Enforced''': "We have to show him in some humiliation and discomfort because it leads to CharacterDevelopment later on, and this is a relatively humane way."

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* '''Enforced''': "We have to show him in some humiliation and discomfort because it leads to CharacterDevelopment later on, and this is a relatively humane way."way".



* '''Invoked''': "Displaying him like this will make them realize how weak he is."

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* '''Invoked''': "Displaying him like this will make them realize how weak he is."is".
* '''Exploited''': ???



* '''Discussed''': "They'll put him in the stocks. King Evilbeard likes to do that the day before an execution."
* '''Conversed''': "Bet you the DarkLord will parade him before anyone to prove he caught him -- and give the BigDamnHeroes a chance to rescue him."

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* '''Discussed''': "They'll put him in the stocks. King Evilbeard likes to do that the day before an execution."
execution".
* '''Conversed''': "Bet you the DarkLord will parade him before anyone to prove he caught him -- and give the BigDamnHeroes a chance to rescue him."him".
* '''Deconstructed''':
** The prisoner is convinced that everyone was staring at him, when it was really his paranoia.
** Alternatively, the humiliation was just to teach him a lesson and he was meant to be released, but it was so severe it causes him to be DrivenToSuicide. The punishment then suffers such severe bad publicity it becomes useless.
* '''Reconstructed''': But given the way the king's been treating him, he really has grounds for paranoia.



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%%* '''Implied''': ???
%%* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': ???
%%* '''Played For Laughs''': ???
%%* '''Played For Drama''': ???
28th May '12 1:10:49 AM Telcontar
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* '''Justified''': Standard punishment in the kingdom (as, indeed, it has been in RealLife).

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* '''Justified''': '''Justified''':
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Standard punishment in the kingdom (as, indeed, it has been in RealLife).



* '''Deconstructed''': The prisoner is convinced that everyone was staring at him, when it was really his paranoia.

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* '''Deconstructed''': '''Deconstructed''':
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The prisoner is convinced that everyone was staring at him, when it was really his paranoia.
21st Mar '12 7:24:07 PM Goldfritha
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* '''Subverted''': The characters who come are supportive, and the PowerOfFriendship strengthens him.

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** The ManInTheIronMask's very existence is kept secret from the public.
* '''Subverted''': The characters who come are supportive, festoon him with flowers instead of throwing rotten fruit, and the PowerOfFriendship strengthens him.
30th Oct '11 9:46:11 AM Discar
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** {{Oubliette}}
20th Feb '11 7:04:20 PM EditCompulsionVirus
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* '''Exaggerated''': Everyone in the kingdom has to stop by his cell to see him.

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* '''Exaggerated''': Everyone The character is crucified naked in the centre of the public square, and everyone in the kingdom has to stop by his cell the square to see him.and ridicule him/her.


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** The Dark Lord has such a big ego he wants to show off his prisoners.


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** Alternatively, the humiliation was just to teach him a lesson and he was meant to be released, but it was so severe it causes him to be DrivenToSuicide. The punishment then suffers such severe bad publicity it becomes useless.
15th Sep '10 6:53:55 PM Goldfritha
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Back to ComeToGawk

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Back Hah! Come look at ComeToGawk! (Stop cringing there, you trope -- we want to ComeToGawklook at you!)
4th Aug '10 5:30:35 PM NickBensema
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** {{Oubliette}}
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