History PlayingWith / DaddyHadAGoodReasonForAbandoningYou

5th Oct '16 5:34:27 AM TheAmazingBlachman
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5th Oct '16 5:29:40 AM TheAmazingBlachman
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** On closer examination, the "good reason" Alice's father uses to excuse his abandonment of her turns out to be rather flimsy. To add insult to injury, it becomes clear that if he had just considered his options more carefully back then he would have realised that [[CouldHaveAvoidedThisPlot he had plenty of better alternatives to abandoning her]]. When pressed on this, Alice's father might even admit that ItSeemedLikeAGoodIdeaAtTheTime.

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** On closer examination, the "good reason" Alice's father uses to excuse his abandonment of her turns out to be rather flimsy. To add insult to injury, On top of it all, it becomes clear that if he had just considered his options more carefully back then he would have realised that [[CouldHaveAvoidedThisPlot he had plenty of better alternatives to abandoning her]]. When pressed on this, Alice's father might even admit that ItSeemedLikeAGoodIdeaAtTheTime.
5th Oct '16 5:27:48 AM TheAmazingBlachman
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** On closer examination, the "good reason" Alice's father comes up with turns out to rather weak. If he just had considered his options more carefully back then he would have realised that [[CouldHaveAvoidedThisPlot he had plenty of better alternatives to abandoning her]]. Her father might even admit that ItSeemedLikeAGoodIdeaAtTheTime.

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** On closer examination, the "good reason" Alice's father comes up with uses to excuse his abandonment of her turns out to be rather weak. If flimsy. To add insult to injury, it becomes clear that if he had just had considered his options more carefully back then he would have realised that [[CouldHaveAvoidedThisPlot he had plenty of better alternatives to abandoning her]]. Her When pressed on this, Alice's father might even admit that ItSeemedLikeAGoodIdeaAtTheTime.
5th Oct '16 5:25:30 AM TheAmazingBlachman
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* '''Subverted''': Alice thought her father didn't love her because he disappeared when she was a child. Later, she finds out he was in prison at the time... for abusing her as a baby.

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* '''Subverted''': '''Subverted''':
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Alice thought her father didn't love her because he disappeared when she was a child. Later, she finds out he was in prison at the time... for abusing her as a baby.baby.
** On closer examination, the "good reason" Alice's father comes up with turns out to rather weak. If he just had considered his options more carefully back then he would have realised that [[CouldHaveAvoidedThisPlot he had plenty of better alternatives to abandoning her]]. Her father might even admit that ItSeemedLikeAGoodIdeaAtTheTime.
20th Feb '15 10:34:21 PM VPhantom
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* '''Played For Laughs''':
** Alice's father never even intended to abandon her, it was largely the result of his perpetual bad luck. Alice keeps missing out on reconciling and blaming her father wrongly.
** See also "Parodied".

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* '''Played For Laughs''':
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Laughs''': Alice's father never even intended to abandon her, it was largely the result of his perpetual bad luck. Alice keeps missing out on reconciling and blaming her father wrongly.
** See also "Parodied".
wrongly.
20th Feb '15 9:22:47 PM TrickyTroper
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* '''Zig Zagged''': ???

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* '''Zig Zagged''': ???Alice thought her father didn't love her because he disappeared when she was a child. Later, she finds out he was in prison at the time... for abusing her as a baby... but he was wrongly convicted. However he turns out to be the BigBad, but makes a HeelFaceTurn...



* '''Invoked''': A spy pretends to be her dead father in order to get close to her and get her to defect.
* '''Exploited''': Bob doesn't want to take care of his daughter Alice, and thus finds what other people would consider an acceptable reason for abandoning her and does it.

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* '''Invoked''': A spy pretends to be her dead father in order to get close to her and get her to defect.
* '''Exploited''':
Bob doesn't want to take care of his daughter Alice, and thus finds what other people would consider an acceptable reason for abandoning her and does it.it.
* '''Exploited''': A spy pretends to be her dead father in order to get close to her and get her to defect.



* '''Zig Zagged''': Alice thought her father didn't love her because he disappeared when she was a child. Later, she finds out he was in prison at the time... for abusing her as a baby... but he was wrongly convicted. However he turns out to be the BigBad, but makes a HeelFaceTurn...



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

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%%* '''Implied''': ???
%%* '''Plotted A Good Waste''':
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18th Mar '14 4:08:54 PM ASHDEVIL
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* '''Exploited''': ???

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* '''Exploited''': ???Bob doesn't want to take care of his daughter Alice, and thus finds what other people would consider an acceptable reason for abandoning her and does it.
31st Dec '13 9:07:17 PM whiteladydragon00
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* '''Downplayed''': Alice's dad is away on work trips a lot. He's not gone, but he's not rally there either. However, no matter how much he wants to stay home with Alice, he has to go on those trips or he loses his job.

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* '''Downplayed''': Alice's dad is away on work trips a lot. He's not gone, but he's not rally really there either. However, no matter how much he wants to stay home with Alice, he has to go on those trips or he loses his job.
16th Oct '13 6:09:10 PM malonkey1
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* '''Downplayed''': ???

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* '''Downplayed''': ???Alice's dad is away on work trips a lot. He's not gone, but he's not rally there either. However, no matter how much he wants to stay home with Alice, he has to go on those trips or he loses his job.
27th May '13 12:24:25 PM BibsDibs
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** Alice thinks her dad had a good reason for leaving her, but it turns out his motives were purely selfish.
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