History PlayingWith / DisproportionateRetribution

13th Mar '15 7:25:26 AM 313Bluestreak
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'''Basic Trope''': A character is receives a punished that is out of proportion to reason to said punishment.
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'''Basic Trope''': A character is receives receiving a punished punishment that is out of proportion to reason to said punishment.
13th Mar '15 6:19:14 AM TalonsofIceandFire
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'''Basic Trope''': A character who has been slighted by another plots revenge which is out of proportion to the original slight.
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'''Basic Trope''': A character who has been slighted by another plots revenge which is receives a punished that is out of proportion to the original slight.reason to said punishment.
10th Jul '14 11:24:10 AM Luigifan
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** Bob stubs his toe on a rock coming out of the ground so he destroys the entire planet.
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** Bob stubs his toe on a rock coming out of the ground ground, so he destroys the entire planet.

** Bob hates Alice so much he believes that she deserves it. ** Bob believes Alice intended to get him fired so she could have his position, when it was somebody higher up who wanted Bob fired.
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** Bob hates Alice so much [[RationalizingTheOverkill he believes that she deserves it. it]]. ** Bob believes Alice intended to get him fired so she could have his position, [[MisplacedRetribution when it was somebody higher up who wanted Bob fired.fired]].

** Bob hates Alice so much he believes that she deserves it. ** Bob believes Alice intended to get him fired so she could have his position, when it was somebody higher up who wanted Bob fired.Alternatively, see RestrainedRevenge.

* '''Deconstructed''': Bob spends all his money, loses his job, friends, and credibility trying to get his disproportionate retribution. He probably fails too, since the RubeGoldbergDevice of a plot is likely to implode. ''And'' even if he succeeds, BeingEvilSucks and he realizes it cost him more than it was worth. * '''Reconstructed''': Bob has serious repressed anger from being wronged in a way that ''does'' merit his over the top vengeance, and Alice just happened to be the straw that broke the camel's back.
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* '''Deconstructed''': Bob spends all his money, money and loses his job, friends, and credibility trying to get his disproportionate retribution. He probably fails fails, too, since the RubeGoldbergDevice of a plot is likely to implode. ''And'' even if he succeeds, BeingEvilSucks and he realizes it cost him more than it was worth. * '''Reconstructed''': Bob has serious repressed anger from being wronged in a way that ''does'' merit his over the top over-the-top vengeance, and Alice just happened to be the straw that broke the camel's back.

* '''Played For Drama''': This all results from a serious anger problem and a lack of understanding for consequences and what is proportionate, every time his little brother, sister or son is picked on, a building goes down.
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* '''Played For Drama''': This all results from a serious anger problem and a lack of understanding for of consequences and what is proportionate, proportionate; every time his little brother, sister sister, or son is picked on, a building goes down.
2nd Jun '14 6:59:00 AM iansimsjam
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** Alternatively: After Alice murders Bob's family, he plays a practical joke on her.
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** Alternatively: After Alice murders Bob's family, [[PokeThePoodle he plays a practical joke on her.her]].
29th Mar '14 7:36:29 AM 313Bluestreak
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* '''Lampshaded''': "You don't think that taking revenge to this degree is a little... excessive?"
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* '''Lampshaded''': '''Lampshaded''': ** "You don't think that taking revenge to this degree is a little... excessive?"excessive?" ** "[[RationalizingTheOverkill This punishment may be overboard, but it's truly justified!]]"
25th Jan '14 6:14:47 AM CaptainTedium
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** Bob is TheSociopath, so he has no moral conscience and thereby believes that killing Alice would be an appropriate response to getting fired.
9th Nov '13 1:15:07 AM VPhantom
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* '''Exaggerated''': Bob plots to murder Alice and her entire extended family after she accidentally brushes against him on the subway.
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* '''Exaggerated''': '''Exaggerated''': ** Bob plots to murder Alice and her entire extended family after she accidentally brushes against him on the subway.
9th Nov '13 12:59:42 AM SpoonElemental
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** Bob stubs his toe on a rock coming out of the ground so he destroys the entire planet.
28th Oct '13 7:21:29 PM skywerewolf
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** Bob believes Alice intended to get him fired so she could have his position, when it was somebody higher up who wanted Bob fired.
18th Aug '13 10:58:05 AM creekery
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** The reason Bob does what he does it not clear, and there is a (very good) assumption that it was for Alice making him lose his job, and he never gets a chance to say otherwise.
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