History PlayingWith / CulturalPosturing

23rd May '13 4:31:40 PM Bisected8
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** Bob discusses some awesome thing from Tropestan.
** Bob doesn't make a big deal about being from Tropestan

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** Bob discusses some awesome thing from Tropestan.
Tropeland.
** When the matter of Tropestan comes up, Bob doesn't make a big deal about being from Tropestanjust shrugs and says it's as good as any other country.



** Then mentions with a wink and a smile (to Alice, whom he is trying to pick up) that ''he'' is Tropestani.

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** Then mentions with a wink and a smile (to Alice, whom he is trying to pick up) that ''he'' is Tropestani.a quarter Tropelandish.



* '''Zig Zagged''': ???

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* '''Zig Zagged''': ???Bob flip flops between gushing about his homeland, CulturalCringe and MyCountryRightOrWrong.
21st May '13 2:19:45 PM JIKTV
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* '''Lampshaded''': "Tropestan is ''soooo'' much better than [[{{Wrestlecrap}} Crapestan]] because..."

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* '''Lampshaded''': "Tropestan is ''soooo'' much better than [[{{Wrestlecrap}} [[Website/{{WrestleCrap}} Crapestan]] because..."
15th Mar '13 12:54:45 PM LadyJafaria
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* '''Downplayed''': ???

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* '''Downplayed''': ???Bob has some traditional Tropestani equipment and training he's extremely proud of, but doesn't act as if everything good came out of Tropestan.
29th Dec '12 3:34:06 PM VPhantom
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* '''Played Straight''': Bob discusses how his nation of [[ThrowAwayCountry Tropestan]] has made numerous advances in the arts, medicine, science, math, literature, cooking, etc.

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* '''Played Straight''': '''Straight''': Bob discusses how his nation of [[ThrowAwayCountry Tropestan]] has made numerous advances in the arts, medicine, science, math, literature, cooking, etc.



* '''Downplayed''': ???
* '''Justified''': The discussion is a ''serious'' discussion about the history of Tropestan and its people.



* '''Justified''': The discussion is a ''serious'' discussion about the history of Tropestan and its people.



* '''Double Subverted''': Then mentions with a wink and a smile (to Alice, whom he is trying to pick up) that ''he'' is Tropestani.

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* '''Double Subverted''': Subverted''':
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Then mentions with a wink and a smile (to Alice, whom he is trying to pick up) that ''he'' is Tropestani.



* '''Deconstructed''': There's a time and a place for nationalism, but [[MisplacedNationalism bringing it up in the wrong place and time]] comes across as being a JerkAss and causes a ''huge'' InternetBackdraft.
* '''Reconstructed''': Bob knows when it's OK to bring national pride and patriotism to the table, and when doing so would just make him look like a jingoist asshole, and only discusses Tropestan's achievements in appropriate contexts. (i.e. not on music videos on Website/YouTube)



* '''Lampshaded''': "Tropestan is ''soooo'' much better than [[{{Wrestlecrap}} Crapestan]] because..."

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* '''Lampshaded''': "Tropestan is ''soooo'' much better than [[{{Wrestlecrap}} Crapestan]] because..."'''Zig Zagged''': ???



* '''Enforced''': CharacterFilibuster, AuthorFilibuster

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* '''Enforced''': CharacterFilibuster, AuthorFilibusterCharacterFilibuster / AuthorFilibuster.
* '''Lampshaded''': "Tropestan is ''soooo'' much better than [[{{Wrestlecrap}} Crapestan]] because..."



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



* '''Deconstructed''': There's a time and a place for nationalism, but [[MisplacedNationalism bringing it up in the wrong place and time]] comes across as being a JerkAss and causes a ''huge'' InternetBackdraft.
* '''Reconstructed''': Bob knows when it's OK to bring national pride and patriotism to the table, and when doing so would just make him look like a jingoist asshole, and only discusses Tropestan's achievements in appropriate contexts. (i.e. not on music videos on Website/YouTube)



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6th Aug '12 12:41:34 AM FELH2
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* '''Exaggerated''': Bob accentuates this by putting down some other nation/ethnic group/religion/etc. in his [[CharacterFilibuster rant]], no doubt invoking GodwinsLaw and [[NationalStereotypes a bunch of stereotypes]].
* '''Inverted''': Bob discusses how [[CulturalCringe his nation of Tropestan]] [[SelfDeprecation sucks]].

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* '''Exaggerated''': Bob accentuates this by putting down some other nation/ethnic group/religion/etc. in his [[CharacterFilibuster rant]], no doubt invoking GodwinsLaw and [[NationalStereotypes a bunch of stereotypes]].
stereotypes]].
* '''Inverted''': Bob discusses how [[CulturalCringe his nation of Tropestan]] [[SelfDeprecation sucks]].



* '''Deconstructed''': There's a time and a place for nationalism, but [[MisplacedNationalism bringing it up in the wrong place and time]] comes across as being a JerkAss and causes a ''huge'' InternetBackdraft.
* '''Reconstructed''': Bob knows when it's OK to bring national pride and patriotism to the table, and when doing so would just make him look like a jingoist asshole, and only discusses Tropestan's achievements in appropriate contexts. (i.e. not on music videos on YouTube)

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* '''Deconstructed''': There's a time and a place for nationalism, but [[MisplacedNationalism bringing it up in the wrong place and time]] comes across as being a JerkAss and causes a ''huge'' InternetBackdraft.
InternetBackdraft.
* '''Reconstructed''': Bob knows when it's OK to bring national pride and patriotism to the table, and when doing so would just make him look like a jingoist asshole, and only discusses Tropestan's achievements in appropriate contexts. (i.e. not on music videos on YouTube)Website/YouTube)



* '''Played For Drama''': A FlameWar (or worse, an ''actual'' war) starts over Bob's rant.

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* '''Played For Drama''': A FlameWar (or worse, an ''actual'' war) starts over Bob's rant.



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28th May '12 9:10:59 AM Telcontar
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* '''Subverted''': Bob discusses some awesome thing from Tropestan.

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* '''Subverted''': '''Subverted''':
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Bob discusses some awesome thing from Tropestan.
13th May '12 7:43:16 AM MsChibi
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** Until some {{Troll}} starts saying how Tropestan sucks, it's an ignorant backwards place full of hicks stuck in the DungAges, Tropestan did [[SinsOfOurFathers Some Terrible Thing 200 Years Ago]], etc. and Bob feels like he needs to defend ''his'' homeland.

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** Until some {{Troll}} starts saying how Tropestan sucks, it's an ignorant backwards place full of hicks stuck in the DungAges, Tropestan did [[SinsOfOurFathers Some Terrible Thing 200 Years Ago]], etc. and Bob feels like he needs to defend ''his'' homeland.[[MyCountryRightOrWrong homeland]].
22nd Jan '12 8:47:01 AM MsChibi
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* '''Inverted''': Bob discusses how his nation of Tropestan [[SelfDeprecation sucks]].

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* '''Inverted''': Bob discusses how [[CulturalCringe his nation of Tropestan Tropestan]] [[SelfDeprecation sucks]].
15th Nov '11 7:11:03 AM WackyMeetsPractical
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Back to CulturalPoisoning

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Back to CulturalPoisoningCulturalPosturing
15th Nov '11 7:10:45 AM WackyMeetsPractical
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* '''Basic Trope''': A character gives an example of how his/her culture is better than anyone else's.

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* '''Basic Trope''': A character gives an example of how his/her culture is better than anyone else's.




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