History PlayingWith / DisproportionateRetribution

30th Jul '16 10:56:28 AM imadmagician
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** 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.
** Based on Machiavelli's "People should either be caressed or crushed" and to avoid "An eye for an eye makes the whole world blind", Bob carries out a very potent revenge on his target to fully neutralize them, as [[ItsAllAboutMe said target is the kind to violently retaliate when properly punished]].

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** Bob has serious repressed anger from being wronged by Alice in a way that ''does'' merit his over-the-top vengeance, and Alice her recent mistreatment of him just happened to be the straw that broke the camel's back.
** Based on Machiavelli's "People should either be caressed or crushed" and to avoid "An eye for an eye makes the whole world blind", Bob carries out a very potent revenge on his target to fully neutralize them, as [[ItsAllAboutMe [[MoralMyopia said target is the kind to violently retaliate when properly punished]].
28th Jun '16 11:55:30 AM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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** EasleyForgiven

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** EasleyForgiven EasilyForgiven
28th Jun '16 11:55:06 AM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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** See DisproportionateReward.
** Alternatively, see RestrainedRevenge.
** Alternatively: After Alice murders Bob's family, [[PokeThePoodle he plays a practical joke on her]].

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** See DisproportionateReward.
EasleyForgiven
** Alternatively, see RestrainedRevenge.
DisproportionateReward
** Alternatively: RestrainedRevenge
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After Alice murders Bob's family, [[PokeThePoodle he plays a practical joke on her]].
28th Jun '16 11:50:37 AM MrReviser121
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** Getting fired caused a chain of events: Bob's wife leaving him, getting evicted, losing all his money, and the death of his beloved cat. Bob believes that ruining Alice's life is justified by this



** He realizes how insane this plan is after he executes it, then it comes to bite him in the ass.



Go back to DisproportionateRetribution and I will [[AndYourLittleDogToo kill your pet turtle]]!

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Go If you go back to DisproportionateRetribution and DisproportionateRetribution, I will [[AndYourLittleDogToo kill your pet turtle]]!
22nd Jun '16 8:51:26 AM imadmagician
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* '''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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* '''Reconstructed''': '''Reconstructed''':
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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.back.
** Based on Machiavelli's "People should either be caressed or crushed" and to avoid "An eye for an eye makes the whole world blind", Bob carries out a very potent revenge on his target to fully neutralize them, as [[ItsAllAboutMe said target is the kind to violently retaliate when properly punished]].
15th Jun '16 5:16:55 PM VPhantom
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* '''Played For Drama''': This all results from a serious anger problem and a lack of understanding of consequences and what is proportionate; every time his little brother, sister, or son is picked on, a building goes down.
** Or, Bob intended to only break Alice's knee, but Bob was unaware that Alice was a hemophiliac, leading her to bleed uncontrollably and die, forcing Bob to run, as he is now a murderer.

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* '''Played For Drama''': Drama''':
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This all results from a serious anger problem and a lack of understanding of consequences and what is proportionate; every time his little brother, sister, or son is picked on, a building goes down.
** Or, Bob intended to only break Alice's knee, but Bob was unaware that Alice was a hemophiliac, leading her to bleed uncontrollably and die, forcing Bob to run, as he is now a murderer.



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14th Jun '16 10:37:24 PM DUHTROOPZ
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** Or, Bob intended to only break Alice's knee, but Bob was unaware that Alice was a hemophiliac, leading her to bleed uncontrollably and die, forcing Bob to run, as he is now a murderer.
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]].



** 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.
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