History PlayingWith / DisabilityImmunity

5th Feb '15 7:19:46 PM TrickyTroper
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'''Basic Trope''': Someone is protected from harm by something that would normally be a hinderance.

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'''Basic Trope''': Someone A hero is protected from a specific form of harm by something that would normally be a hinderance.disability.



* '''Inverted''': Alice's powers work better on someone with a disability of some sort.
* '''Subverted''': Bob claims he is immune to Alice mind control, but then succumbs to it.
* '''Double Subverted''': He was faking mind control.
* '''Parodied''':
** Bob walks straight past Alice's SchmuckBait trap.
** Autistic Alex can see through all of Dave's masquerades.
-->'''Alex:''' "Dave, is that you?"

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* '''Inverted''': '''Inverted''':
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Alice's powers work better on someone with a disability of some sort.
** A villain is protected from harm by a disability.
* '''Subverted''': Bob claims he is immune to Alice Alice's mind control, but then succumbs to it.
* '''Double Subverted''': He was faking mind control.
control so Alice would let her guard down.
* '''Parodied''':
** Bob walks straight past Alice's SchmuckBait trap.
** Autistic Alex can see through all of Dave's masquerades.
-->'''Alex:''' "Dave, is that you?"
'''Parodied''': ???



* '''Averted''': Bob's blindness does not protect him from mind control.

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* '''Averted''': '''Averted''':
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Bob's blindness does not protect him from mind control.control.
** None of the characters are disabled.



* '''Lampshaded''': "Who would have though a blind person would prove a threat to me! The Mistress of [[NoEyeInMagic gaze attacks]]!"
* '''Invoked''': Bob is recruited specifically to deal with Alice.
* '''Exploited''': The Kingdom of Freedonia encourages disabled children to become adventurers for this reason.

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* '''Lampshaded''': '''Lampshaded''':
**
"Who would have though a blind person would prove a threat to me! The Mistress of [[NoEyeInMagic gaze attacks]]!"
** "I got you now Bob!" "Huh, what? I can't hear you! I forgot my hearing aids today!"
* '''Invoked''': '''Invoked''':
**
Bob is recruited specifically to deal with Alice.
* '''Exploited''': ** The Kingdom of Freedonia encourages disabled children to become adventurers for this reason.reason.
* '''Exploited''': ???



* '''Discussed''': "I got you now Bob!" "Huh, what? I can't hear you! I forgot my hearing aids today!"
* '''Conversed''': ???
* '''Deconstructed''': People become aware of Alice's powers, and parents weepingly blind their children on purpose to spare them from Alice the Evil.
* '''Reconstructed''': More sensible parents simply teach their children to function blindfolded or with their eyes closed. TheHero is blinded in an accident and becomes the only one who can actually fight while blinded thus [[BecauseDestinySaysSo making him destined to defeat Alice the Evil]].

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* '''Discussed''': "I got "Are you now Bob!" "Huh, what? sure you can handle Bob? He's blind, you know." "Yes, I can't hear you! I forgot know he's blind. But no matter what you may hear, [[NoEyeInMagic you don't have to see me to succumb to my hearing aids today!"
mind control]]."
* '''Conversed''': ???
"I knew Bob would do it. Why didn't they just ask him to defeat Alice in the first place, instead of needlessly killing off [[RedShirtArmy all those sighted heroes]]? [[CouldHaveAvoidedThisPlot That would have made a lot more sense.]]"
* '''Implied''': Alice's gaze attack hypnotizes the other heroes, but Bob the Blind is unaffected and finishes her off.
* '''Deconstructed''': People become aware of Because he's blind, Bob has a much harder time than the other heroes.
* '''Played For Laughs''':
** Bob walks straight past
Alice's powers, and parents SchmuckBait traps, unaware that his friends are caught in them.
** Autistic Alex can see through all of Dave's masquerades.
-->'''Alex:''' "Dave, is that you?"
* '''Played For Drama''': Parents
weepingly blind their children on purpose to spare them from Alice the Evil.
* '''Reconstructed''': More sensible parents simply teach their children to function blindfolded or with their eyes closed. TheHero is blinded in an accident and becomes the only one who can actually fight while blinded thus [[BecauseDestinySaysSo making him destined to defeat Alice the Evil]].
Evil.



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%%* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': ???
%%* '''Played For Laughs''': ???
%%* '''Played For Drama''': ???

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%%* '''Played For Laughs''': ???
%%* '''Played For Drama''':
'''Reconstructed''': ???
21st Aug '13 6:48:57 AM MacronNotes
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* '''Lampshaded''': "Who would have though a blind person would prove a threat to me! The Mistress of [[EvilEye gaze attacks]]!"

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* '''Lampshaded''': "Who would have though a blind person would prove a threat to me! The Mistress of [[EvilEye [[NoEyeInMagic gaze attacks]]!"
4th Apr '13 10:31:34 AM Prfnoff
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* '''Justified''': [[BrownNote You need to see Alice]] to get mind controlled.

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* '''Justified''': [[BrownNote [[NoEyeInMagic You need to see Alice]] to get mind controlled.
22nd Mar '13 8:14:36 PM DamianYerrick
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* '''Justified''': You need to see Alice to get mind controlled.

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* '''Justified''': [[BrownNote You need to see Alice Alice]] to get mind controlled.
2nd Jan '13 10:54:47 PM VPhantom
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* '''Parodied''': Bob walks straight past Alice's SchmuckBait trap.

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* '''Parodied''': '''Parodied''':
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Bob walks straight past Alice's SchmuckBait trap.



->'''Alex:''' "Dave, is that you?"
* '''Deconstructed''': People become aware of Alice's powers, and parents weepingly blind their children on purpose to spare them from Alice the Evil.
* '''Reconstructed''': More sensible parents simply teach their children to function blindfolded or with their eyes closed. TheHero is blinded in an accident and becomes the only one who can actually fight while blinded thus [[BecauseDestinySaysSo making him destined to defeat Alice the Evil]].

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->'''Alex:''' -->'''Alex:''' "Dave, is that you?"
* '''Deconstructed''': People become aware of Alice's powers, and parents weepingly blind their children on purpose to spare them from Alice the Evil.
* '''Reconstructed''': More sensible parents simply teach their children to function blindfolded or with their eyes closed. TheHero is blinded in an accident and becomes the only one who can actually fight while blinded thus [[BecauseDestinySaysSo making him destined to defeat Alice the Evil]].
you?"



* '''Averted''': Bob's blindness does not protect him from mind control.

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* '''Averted''': Bob's blindness does not protect him from mind control.



* '''Exploited''': The Kingdom of Freedonia encourages disabled children to become adventurers for this reason.



* '''Exploited''': The Kingdom of Freedonia encourages disabled children to become adventurers for this reason.

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* '''Exploited''': The Kingdom '''Deconstructed''': People become aware of Freedonia encourages disabled Alice's powers, and parents weepingly blind their children on purpose to spare them from Alice the Evil.
* '''Reconstructed''': More sensible parents simply teach their
children to become adventurers for this reason.function blindfolded or with their eyes closed. TheHero is blinded in an accident and becomes the only one who can actually fight while blinded thus [[BecauseDestinySaysSo making him destined to defeat Alice the Evil]].



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4th Jun '12 12:00:40 PM StongRadd
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Added DiffLines:

** Autistic Alex can see through all of Dave's masquerades.
->'''Alex:''' "Dave, is that you?"
24th Jan '12 5:37:19 PM randomtroper89
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* '''Defied''': Alice keeps a few {{mook}}s or a [[TheDragon dragon]] to deal with blind people handy.

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* '''Defied''': Alice keeps a few {{mook}}s or a [[TheDragon dragon]] enhances her power to deal with affect blind people handy.people.
26th Dec '11 12:12:20 PM randomtroper98
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* '''Justified''': Alice didn't think anyone without any eyesight would be a threat.

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* '''Justified''': You need to see Alice didn't think anyone without any eyesight would be a threat.to get mind controlled.



* '''Subverted''': Alice simply uses Bob's handicap to defeat him with [[WhyDontYouJustShootHim more mundane means]].
* '''Double Subverted''': It turns out Bob learned to gun fight blind before losing his eyesight, so he can still hold his own.

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* '''Subverted''': '''Subverted''': Bob claims he is immune to Alice simply uses Bob's handicap mind control, but then succumbs to defeat him with [[WhyDontYouJustShootHim more mundane means]].
it.
* '''Double Subverted''': It turns out Bob learned to gun fight blind before losing his eyesight, so he can still hold his own.He was faking mind control.



* '''Averted''': Bob's blindness means he's killed off early on before he can even confront Alice.

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* '''Averted''': Bob's blindness means he's killed off early on before he can even confront Alice.does not protect him from mind control.
14th Dec '11 4:56:48 AM Camacan
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* '''Exaggerated''': Alice the Evil's entire power set relies on her victim being able to see. Bob's {{nakama}} simply lock the two of them in a room until he finally walks into her and slays her.

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* '''Exaggerated''': Alice the Evil's entire power set relies on her victim being able to see. Bob's {{nakama}} friends simply lock the two of them in a room until he finally walks into her and slays her.
15th Jun '11 9:08:13 AM tandra88
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* '''Discussed''': ???

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* '''Discussed''': ???"I got you now Bob!" "Huh, what? I can't hear you! I forgot my hearing aids today!"
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