History PlayingWith / CompulsorySchoolAge

21st Jul '15 8:37:37 AM TheLyniezian
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** The authorities have no way of knowing Charlie is [[OlderThanTheyLook older than he looks]], and it's easier not to get on the wrong side of them.
7th Jan '15 9:38:07 PM Kayube
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The results get thrown out after a massive scandal at the testing lab, and Charlie is shipped off to school.

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** The results get thrown out after a massive scandal at the testing lab, and Charlie is shipped off to school.
7th Jan '15 9:30:30 PM randomtroper89
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* '''Double Subverted''': The results get thrown out after a massive scandal at the testing lab, and Charlie is shipped off to school.

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* '''Double Subverted''': Subverted''':
The results get thrown out after a massive scandal at the testing lab, and Charlie is shipped off to school.school.
** This school teaches the students basic math and reading as if they were the children they appear to be.
7th Jan '15 9:24:28 PM randomtroper89
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* '''Subverted''': When he was about to be sent off to school, Charlie demonstrates that he is who he says he is on his driver's licence through genetic testing.

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* '''Subverted''': '''Subverted''':
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When he was about to be sent off to school, Charlie demonstrates that he is who he says he is on his driver's licence through genetic testing.testing.
** Charlie's classmates are also de-aged, and the school they go to is a front to hide this.
29th Dec '12 6:55:51 PM SKJAM
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* '''Downplayed''': ???

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* '''Downplayed''': ???Charlie is almost done with his Ph.D. thesis when he's de-aged three years, and his adviser makes him start the thesis from scratch.



* '''Parodied''': Everyone starts treating Charlie like he's much younger despite knowing his mind was unaffected. They also have him sent back to younger than his actual age.

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* '''Parodied''': Everyone starts treating Charlie like he's much younger despite knowing his mind was unaffected. They also have him sent back to a class younger than his actual physical age.



* '''Exploited''': ???

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* '''Exploited''': ???Bob de-ages Charlie to force him to attend school, allowing Bob to have extra time to complete his EvilPlan while Charlie's in class.



* '''Deconstructed''': Charlie already had problems just from getting de-aged. Despite his efforts they refuse to [[ChildProdigy let him go to get another degree in college.]] Getting forced into school makes him thoroughly miserable {{Delinquent}} thanks to being stuck "learning" what he already knows, patronized by adults and being magnitudes ahead of his peers.

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* '''Deconstructed''': Charlie already had problems just from getting de-aged. Despite his efforts they refuse to [[ChildProdigy let him go to get another degree in college.]] Getting forced into school makes him a thoroughly miserable {{Delinquent}} thanks to being stuck "learning" what he already knows, patronized by adults and being magnitudes ahead of his peers.
28th Dec '12 4:34:14 PM VPhantom
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* '''Straight''': [[TheProfessor Charlie]] ends up going to high school with his son after he gets de-aged.

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* '''Straight''': [[TheProfessor Charlie]] ends up going to high school with his son after he gets de-aged.



* '''Downplayed''': ???



* '''Deconstructed''': Charlie already had problems just from getting de-aged. Despite his efforts they refuse to [[ChildProdigy let him go to get another degree in college.]] Getting forced into school makes him thoroughly miserable {{Delinquent}} thanks to being stuck "learning" what he already knows, patronized by adults and being magnitudes ahead of his peers.
* '''Reconstructed''': He helps his peers with all kinds of troubles with his WiseBeyondTheirYears knowledge.
* '''Zig Zagged''': Charlie ends up de-aged and going back to school. However this is because he also lost his memories. Then he regains them and ends up not attending school. Then he is forced back into school. However once TheMasquerade is lifted he continues his adult life mostly unaffected apart from the extra lifespan and dating difficulties.

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* '''Deconstructed''': Charlie already had problems just from getting de-aged. Despite his efforts they refuse to [[ChildProdigy let him go to get another degree in college.]] Getting forced into school makes him thoroughly miserable {{Delinquent}} thanks to being stuck "learning" what he already knows, patronized by adults and being magnitudes ahead of his peers.
* '''Reconstructed''': He helps his peers with all kinds of troubles with his WiseBeyondTheirYears knowledge.
* '''Zig Zagged''': Charlie ends up de-aged and going back to school. However this is because he also lost his memories. Then he regains them and ends up not attending school. Then he is forced back into school. However once TheMasquerade is lifted he continues his adult life mostly unaffected apart from the extra lifespan and dating difficulties.



* '''Lampshaded''': Charlie: "Aww dammit I'm going to have to go back to school aren't I?" Alice: "Don't curse! And yes."

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* '''Lampshaded''': Charlie: "Aww dammit I'm going to have to go back to school aren't I?" Alice: "Don't curse! And yes."yes".



* '''Exploited''': ???



* '''Conversed''': "Charlie should just take a competency test, be labeled a prodigy and grab thousands of dollars in grant money."
* '''Played For Laughs''': The FountainOfYouth is common knowledge but due to legal inertia all de-aged adults are required by law to attend school. Everyone points out that this doesn't make sense but goes along with it.
* '''Played For Drama''': Charlie was a socially awkward former ChildProdigy before the de-aging and never had a normal childhood. The story revolves around him trying to cope and have the childhood he denied himself.

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* '''Conversed''': "Charlie should just take a competency test, be labeled a prodigy and grab thousands of dollars in grant money."
money".
* '''Deconstructed''': Charlie already had problems just from getting de-aged. Despite his efforts they refuse to [[ChildProdigy let him go to get another degree in college.]] Getting forced into school makes him thoroughly miserable {{Delinquent}} thanks to being stuck "learning" what he already knows, patronized by adults and being magnitudes ahead of his peers.
* '''Reconstructed''': He helps his peers with all kinds of troubles with his WiseBeyondTheirYears knowledge.
* '''Played For Laughs''': The FountainOfYouth is common knowledge but due to legal inertia all de-aged adults are required by law to attend school. Everyone points out that this doesn't make sense but goes along with it.
it.
* '''Played For Drama''': Charlie was a socially awkward former ChildProdigy before the de-aging and never had a normal childhood. The story revolves around him trying to cope and have the childhood he denied himself.



Shouldn't you be in CompulsorySchoolAge troper?
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Shouldn't you be in CompulsorySchoolAge troper?
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troper? Return there before the NonGivingUpSchoolGuy shows up!
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%% Optional items, added after Conversed, at your discretion:
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%%* '''Implied''': ???
%%* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': ???
5th Jun '12 9:11:33 AM erforce
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** Charlie is an [[{{Highlander}} immortal]] who suffered his first death in his early to mid teen years and goes to high school [[TheMasquerade as part of his cover]].

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** Charlie is an [[{{Highlander}} [[Franchise/{{Highlander}} immortal]] who suffered his first death in his early to mid teen years and goes to high school [[TheMasquerade as part of his cover]].
28th May '12 1:20:47 AM Telcontar
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* '''Justified''': [[TheMasquerade The de-aging involved alien technology that must be kept secret.]]

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* '''Justified''': '''Justified''':
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[[TheMasquerade The de-aging involved alien technology that must be kept secret.]]



* '''Inverted''': [[OlderAlterEgo Dave]] gets aged upward yet still attends school with his actual age-mates.

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* '''Inverted''': '''Inverted''':
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[[OlderAlterEgo Dave]] gets aged upward yet still attends school with his actual age-mates.



* '''Defied''': Bob suggests that Charlie do this. "That is the stupidest thing I have heard!"

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* '''Defied''': '''Defied''':
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Bob suggests that Charlie do this. "That is the stupidest thing I have heard!"
5th Feb '12 3:09:51 PM Kayube
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** The de-aging was complete enough that Charlie forgot everything he learned since he was really that age, so he has to go back to school to learn it again.



* '''Double Subverted''': The results get thrown out when a massive scandal at the testing lab gets the results thrown out, and Charlie is shipped off to school.

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* '''Double Subverted''': The results get thrown out when after a massive scandal at the testing lab gets the results thrown out, lab, and Charlie is shipped off to school.
30th May '11 4:58:05 PM BrendanRizzo
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** When asked, Bob claims to be homeschooled.
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