History PlayingWith / DiggingToChina

19th Dec '17 5:36:00 AM TroperNo9001
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* Bob/Alice chose not to dig to China in fears that he/she may be arrested there, or may be roasted inside the core like a Peking duck.

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* ** Bob/Alice chose not to dig to China in fears that he/she may be arrested there, or may be roasted inside the core like a Peking duck.
6th Dec '17 8:48:40 AM alnair20aug93
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* '''Straight''': Bob digs his way to freedom, and ends up in China.
* '''Exaggerated''': Bob drills his way, without anyone noticing, through China.
* '''Downplayed''': He dug his way to the sewers.
* '''Justified''': He dug too deep.
* '''Inverted''': Bob digs his way from China to Europe.
* '''Subverted''': Bob ends up in FriendlyLocalChinaTown...
* '''Double Subverted''': ...in Yokohama!
* '''Parodied''': Bob, while escaping prison drills his way to freedom, while digging around in a non-linear manner, repeatingly [[WrongTurnAtAlbuquerque going the wrong way]], going through AHellOfATime, incidentally finding lost treasures, [[Literature/JourneyToTheCenterOfTheEarth chased away by dinosaurs]], and [[DepartmentOfRedundancyDepartment digging in a non-linear manner]], finally ending up in a Chinese [[BookEnds prison!]]

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* '''Straight''': '''Straight''':
**
Bob digs his way to freedom, and ends up in China.
** Alice, wanting a vacation to Hong Kong but knowing that air travel is expensive, digs her way there.
* '''Exaggerated''': '''Exaggerated''':
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Bob drills his way, without anyone noticing, through China.
** Alice, after being told that the flight to Hong Kong is expensive, grabs a drill right in front of the travel agency and drills her way to Hong Kong.
* '''Downplayed''': '''Downplayed''':
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He dug his way to the sewers.
** She took a WrongTurnAtAlbuquerque and ended up in Chinatown, San Francisco.
* '''Justified''': '''Justified''':
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He dug too deep.
** For Alice, it's cost- and time-effective.
* '''Inverted''': '''Inverted''':
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Bob digs his way from China to Europe.
** Alice digs her way from Hong Kong to San Francisco.
* '''Subverted''': '''Subverted''':
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Bob ends up in FriendlyLocalChinaTown...
** Alice ends up seeing a poster of Hong Kong...
* '''Double Subverted''': ...Subverted''':
** ...
in Yokohama!
** ...in Hong Kong!
* '''Parodied''': '''Parodied''':
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Bob, while escaping prison drills his way to freedom, while digging around in a non-linear manner, repeatingly [[WrongTurnAtAlbuquerque going the wrong way]], going through AHellOfATime, incidentally finding lost treasures, [[Literature/JourneyToTheCenterOfTheEarth chased away by dinosaurs]], and [[DepartmentOfRedundancyDepartment digging in a non-linear manner]], finally ending up in a Chinese [[BookEnds prison!]]prison!]]
** Alice, surprised at the five-digit dollar trip to Hong Kong, grabs a drill, turns a wrong turn to Albuquerque, ends up in San Francisco, and buys a ticket... to an ultra-speed elevator to Hong Kong, free of charge!



* '''Averted''': Bob didn't dig his way to freedom.

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* '''Averted''': '''Averted''':
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Bob didn't dig his way to freedom.freedom.
** Alice ends up buying the plane ticket anyway.



* '''Lampshaded''': "I need a break from all this prison food. Maybe chopsticks and noodles will suffice."

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* '''Lampshaded''': '''Lampshaded''':
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"I need a break from all this prison food. Maybe chopsticks and noodles will suffice.""
** "I wonder if there's a faster way to travel just to visit Disneyland and eat all the dim sum?"



* '''Defied''': Bob chose not to dig to China in fears that he may be arrested there, or may be roasted inside the core.

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* '''Defied''': Bob '''Defied''':
* Bob/Alice
chose not to dig to China in fears that he he/she may be arrested there, or may be roasted inside the core.core like a Peking duck.



* '''Deconstructed''': Bob dies when he enters the asthenosphere.
* '''Played For Drama''': When Bob, a prisoner, tries to escape the prison by digging all the way to China, but instead, he found himself ending up in [[NorthKoreansWithNodongs North Korea]].

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* '''Deconstructed''': Bob '''Deconstructed''':
** Bob/Alice
dies when he he/she enters the asthenosphere.
* '''Played For Drama''': Drama''':
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When Bob, a prisoner, tries to escape the prison by digging all the way to China, but instead, he found himself ending up in [[NorthKoreansWithNodongs North Korea]].
18th May '16 2:18:10 AM Personnearahill
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* '''Deconstructed''': Bob dies when he enters the asthenosphere.



%%* '''Deconstructed''': ???
24th Feb '15 8:37:12 PM alnair20aug93
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* '''Lampshaded''': ???

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* '''Lampshaded''': ???"I need a break from all this prison food. Maybe chopsticks and noodles will suffice."



* '''Defied''': Bob chose not to dig to China in fears that he may be arrested there.

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* '''Defied''': Bob chose not to dig to China in fears that he may be arrested there.there, or may be roasted inside the core.
4th Dec '13 7:36:59 AM VPhantom
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* '''Parodied''': Bob, while escaping prison drills his way to freedom, while digging around in a non-linear manner, repeatingly [[WrongTurnAtAlbuquerque going the wrong way]], going through AHellOfATime, incidentally finding lost treasures, [[Literature/JourneyToTheCenterOfTheEarth chased away by dinosaurs]], and [[DepartmentOfRedundancyDepartment digging in a non-linear manner]], finally ending up in China.

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* '''Parodied''': Bob, while escaping prison drills his way to freedom, while digging around in a non-linear manner, repeatingly [[WrongTurnAtAlbuquerque going the wrong way]], going through AHellOfATime, incidentally finding lost treasures, [[Literature/JourneyToTheCenterOfTheEarth chased away by dinosaurs]], and [[DepartmentOfRedundancyDepartment digging in a non-linear manner]], finally ending up in China.a Chinese [[BookEnds prison!]]
3rd Dec '13 5:10:09 PM Vasha
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* '''Parodied''': Bob, while escaping prison drills his way to freedom, while digging around in a non-linear manner, repeatingly [[WrongTurnAtAlbuquerque going the wrong way]], going through AHellOfATime, incidentally finding lost treasures, [[JourneyToTheCentreOfTheEarth chased away by dinosaurs]], and [[DepartmentOfRedundancyDepartment digging in a non-linear manner]], finally ending up in China.

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* '''Parodied''': Bob, while escaping prison drills his way to freedom, while digging around in a non-linear manner, repeatingly [[WrongTurnAtAlbuquerque going the wrong way]], going through AHellOfATime, incidentally finding lost treasures, [[JourneyToTheCentreOfTheEarth [[Literature/JourneyToTheCenterOfTheEarth chased away by dinosaurs]], and [[DepartmentOfRedundancyDepartment digging in a non-linear manner]], finally ending up in China.
18th Jan '13 4:40:49 PM VPhantom
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'''Basic Trope''': Character digs deeper and ends up in China.

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'''Basic Trope''': Character digs deeper too deep, and ends up in China.



* '''Deconstructed''': ???
* '''Reconstructed''': ???



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

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%%* '''Played For Laughs''': ???
%%* '''Played For Drama''':
???
18th Jan '13 7:23:02 AM alnair20aug93
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* '''Parodied''': Bob, while escaping prison digs his way to freedom, while digging around in a non-linear manner, repeatingly [[WrongTurnAtAlbuquerque going the wrong way]], going through AHellOfATime, incidentally finding lost treasures, [[JourneyToTheCentreOfTheEarth chased away by dinosaurs]], and [[DepartmentOfRedundancyDepartment digging in a non-linear manner]], finally ending up in China.

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* '''Parodied''': Bob, while escaping prison digs drills his way to freedom, while digging around in a non-linear manner, repeatingly [[WrongTurnAtAlbuquerque going the wrong way]], going through AHellOfATime, incidentally finding lost treasures, [[JourneyToTheCentreOfTheEarth chased away by dinosaurs]], and [[DepartmentOfRedundancyDepartment digging in a non-linear manner]], finally ending up in China.
18th Jan '13 7:21:59 AM alnair20aug93
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* '''Parodied''': Bob, while escaping prison digs his way to freedom, while digging around in a non-linear manner, turning LeftToAlbaquerque, going through AHellOfATime, incidentally finding treasures, [[JourneyThroughtTheCentreOfTheEarth chased away by dinosaurs]], and [[DepartmentOfRedundancyDepartment digging in a non-linear manner]], finally ending up in China.

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* '''Parodied''': Bob, while escaping prison digs his way to freedom, while digging around in a non-linear manner, turning LeftToAlbaquerque, repeatingly [[WrongTurnAtAlbuquerque going the wrong way]], going through AHellOfATime, incidentally finding lost treasures, [[JourneyThroughtTheCentreOfTheEarth [[JourneyToTheCentreOfTheEarth chased away by dinosaurs]], and [[DepartmentOfRedundancyDepartment digging in a non-linear manner]], finally ending up in China.
18th Jan '13 7:19:03 AM alnair20aug93
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* '''Exaggerated''': Bob drills his way through China.

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* '''Exaggerated''': Bob drills his way way, without anyone noticing, through China.



* '''Double Subverted''': ...in HongKong!
* '''Parodied''': ???

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* '''Double Subverted''': ...in HongKong!
Yokohama!
* '''Parodied''': Bob, while escaping prison digs his way to freedom, while digging around in a non-linear manner, turning LeftToAlbaquerque, going through AHellOfATime, incidentally finding treasures, [[JourneyThroughtTheCentreOfTheEarth chased away by dinosaurs]], and [[DepartmentOfRedundancyDepartment digging in a non-linear manner]], finally ending up in China.
* '''Deconstructed''': ???
* '''Reconstructed''':
???



* '''Averted''': ???

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* '''Averted''': ???Bob didn't dig his way to freedom.



* '''Defied''': ???

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* '''Defied''': ???Bob chose not to dig to China in fears that he may be arrested there.
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