History PlayingWith / ConMenHateGuns

12th Jan '18 2:39:50 PM randomtroper89
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* '''Inverted''': Bob carries multiple guns with him at all times, and even has a small private collection at home proudly displayed in his parlor. Some of his cons are focused on obtaining rare or antique firearms, not to sell but to add the his collection.

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* '''Inverted''': '''Inverted''':
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Bob carries multiple guns with him at all times, and even has a small private collection at home proudly displayed in his parlor. Some of his cons are focused on obtaining rare or antique firearms, not to sell but to add the his collection.collection.
** Bob is a DumbMuscle thug who's crimes only involve violence or threats or violence.
12th Jan '18 2:38:54 PM randomtroper89
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* '''Inverted''': Bob carries multiple guns with him at all times, and even has a small private collection at home proudly displayed in his parlor.

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* '''Inverted''': Bob carries multiple guns with him at all times, and even has a small private collection at home proudly displayed in his parlor. Some of his cons are focused on obtaining rare or antique firearms, not to sell but to add the his collection.
12th Jan '18 2:37:28 PM randomtroper89
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* '''Subverted''': Bob originally dislikes guns, but over the course of his work becomes more familiar with them and ends up finding them indispensable.
* '''Double Subverted''': ...until he accidentally shoots an innocent bystander and swears off guns for good.

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* '''Subverted''': '''Subverted''':
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Bob originally dislikes guns, but over the course of his work becomes more familiar with them and ends up finding them indispensable.
** Bob explains his refusal to carry a gun has nothing to do with preference, and more to do with the fact that roles he impersonates would never carry a gun. He does use a firearm when acting as a police officer, soldier, or other character that would routinely be armed.
* '''Double Subverted''': ...Subverted''':
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until he accidentally shoots an innocent bystander and swears off guns for good.good.
** Bob actually hates doing those roles. If he has to perform them, he carries a convincing imitation gun.



* '''Discussed''': "Wait, you're a con-man. Don't you hate using guns?" "That's what I like people to think".

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* '''Discussed''': '''Discussed''':
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"Wait, you're a con-man. Don't you hate using guns?" "That's what I like people to think".think".
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-->Alice: Did you here about con man Charlie? He gets his marks to trust him, then sticks them up and robs them\\
Bob: Sounds like an amateur, I never need to threaten my marks.
26th Dec '17 9:27:22 AM randomtroper89
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* '''Exaggerated''': Bob is extremely terrified of guns, to the point that he almost has a nervous breakdown just from seeing a gun on television.

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* '''Exaggerated''': '''Exaggerated''':
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Bob is extremely terrified of guns, to the point that he almost has a nervous breakdown just from seeing a gun on television.television.
** Bob doesn't carry a gun, even when his con involves him [[ImpersonatingAnOfficer impersonating a police officer or security guard]].



* '''Subverted''':
** Bob originally dislikes guns, but over the course of his work becomes more familiar with them and ends up finding them indispensable.
** Bob impersonates a police officer, soldier, or other character that would routinely carry a gun.

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* '''Subverted''':
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'''Subverted''': Bob originally dislikes guns, but over the course of his work becomes more familiar with them and ends up finding them indispensable.
** Bob impersonates a police officer, soldier, or other character that would routinely carry a gun.
indispensable.



* '''Enforced''': This is a Creator/{{Disney}} film, no guns allowed.

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* '''Enforced''': '''Enforced''':
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This is a Creator/{{Disney}} kids film, no guns allowed.allowed.
** The creator's want to make it clear that Bob is different then the various petty thugs the show has featured.



* '''Played For Drama''': Bob smugly tells his victims it was their fault they lost their money to him. After all, he didn't have a gun and never threatened them.



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

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%%* '''Played For Drama''': %% ???
21st Oct '15 4:25:01 PM nombretomado
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* '''Enforced''': This is a {{Disney}} film, no guns allowed.

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* '''Enforced''': This is a {{Disney}} Creator/{{Disney}} film, no guns allowed.
29th Dec '12 6:45:48 PM SKJAM
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* '''Exaggerated''': Bob is extrememly terrified of guns, to the point that he almost has a nervous breakdown just from seeing a gun on television.
* '''Downplayed''': ???

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* '''Exaggerated''': Bob is extrememly extremely terrified of guns, to the point that he almost has a nervous breakdown just from seeing a gun on television.
* '''Downplayed''': ???Bob doesn't carry a gun normally, but if pressed, he can pick one up and shoot.



** After witnessing the violence on the streets of his inner-city neighborhood, Bob makes a personal vow to never carry or use any type of fire arm.

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** After witnessing the violence on the streets of his inner-city neighborhood, Bob makes a personal vow to never carry or use any type of fire arm.firearm.



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

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* '''Exploited''': ???Morty the Mugger attacks Bob, knowing that as a con-man, he's unlikely to have a gun.
28th Dec '12 4:26:59 PM VPhantom
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* '''Downplayed''': ???



* '''Inverted''': Bob carries multiple guns with him at all times, and even has a small private collection at home produly displayed in his parlor.

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* '''Inverted''': Bob carries multiple guns with him at all times, and even has a small private collection at home produly proudly displayed in his parlor.



* '''Deconstructed''': Bob never carries a gun, and as a result has no protection for when one of his cons goes sour and his mark decides to get even...
* '''Reconstructed''': Bob has trained intensely in the martial arts of disarming and pacifying his attackers, so he doesn't need the extra protection.



* '''Lampshaded''': "You know Bob, one of these days you're going to find yourself in a situation where you'll wish you had a gun..."

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* '''Lampshaded''': "You know Bob, one of these days you're going to find yourself in a situation where you'll wish you had a gun..." gun..".



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



* '''Discussed''': "Wait, you're a con-man. Don't you hate using guns?" "That's what I like people to think."

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* '''Discussed''': "Wait, you're a con-man. Don't you hate using guns?" "That's what I like people to think."think".




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* '''Deconstructed''': Bob never carries a gun, and as a result has no protection for when one of his cons goes sour and his mark decides to get even...
* '''Reconstructed''': Bob has trained intensely in the martial arts of disarming and pacifying his attackers, so he doesn't need the extra protection.



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%%* '''Implied''': ???
%%* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': ???
%%* '''Played For Laughs''': ???
%%* '''Played For Drama''': ???
28th May '12 1:21:34 AM Telcontar
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* '''Justified''': Bob's wife was killed by a faulty gun, so now he never goes near them.

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* '''Justified''': '''Justified''':
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Bob's wife was killed by a faulty gun, so now he never goes near them.



* '''Subverted''': Bob originally dislikes guns, but over the course of his work becomes more familiar with them and ends up finding them indispensable.

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* '''Subverted''': '''Subverted''':
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Bob originally dislikes guns, but over the course of his work becomes more familiar with them and ends up finding them indispensable.



* '''Invoked''': After witnessing the violence on the streets of his inner-city neighborhood, Bob makes a personal vow to never carry or use any type of fire arm.

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* '''Invoked''': '''Invoked''':
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After witnessing the violence on the streets of his inner-city neighborhood, Bob makes a personal vow to never carry or use any type of fire arm.
20th Nov '11 11:14:23 AM PacSol
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** Not carrying a gun is a point of pride for Bob: he's just that good a con man.



* '''Subverted''': Bob originally dislikes guns, but over the course of his work becoems more familiar with them and ends up finding them indispensable.

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* '''Subverted''': Bob originally dislikes guns, but over the course of his work becoems becomes more familiar with them and ends up finding them indispensable.



* '''Parodied''': Bob is only [[TheCon con man]] is town who doesn't have his own gun, and he is actively ridiculed and teased by all of his friends for this.

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* '''Parodied''': Bob is the only [[TheCon con man]] is town who doesn't have his own gun, and he is actively ridiculed and teased by all of his friends for this.



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15th May '11 9:17:09 AM TheCaptain
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* '''Deconstructed''': Bob never carries a gun, and as a result has no protection for when one of his con's goes sour and his mark decides to get even...

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* '''Deconstructed''': Bob never carries a gun, and as a result has no protection for when one of his con's cons goes sour and his mark decides to get even...
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