History PlayingWith / DuctTapeForEverything

21st Oct '16 7:00:57 PM MarcusImpudite
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** Bob is using military-grade duct tape.
2nd Aug '16 3:18:02 AM LucaEarlgrey
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** Bob's spaceship is ''made of'' duct tape.
30th Oct '14 1:54:42 PM TrickyTroper
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* '''Inverted''': Bob patches a strip of duct tape with a pipe.

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* '''Inverted''': '''Inverted''':
**
Bob patches a strip of duct tape with a pipe.pipe.
** Bob never uses duct tape, even when it would be the best solution.



* '''Averted''': Bob calls the plumber, or fixes the leak using something other than duct tape.

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* '''Averted''': Bob calls the plumber, or fixes the leak '''Averted''':
** All repairs are done
using something other than duct tape.tape, except where duct tape is appropriate.
** No repairs are shown.



* '''Defied''': Bob feels that this job is a little too big of a fix for duct tape and either does ''actual repairs'' or calls the plumber.

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* '''Defied''': '''Defied''':
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Bob feels that this job is a little too big of a fix for duct tape and either does ''actual repairs'' or ''actual'' repairs.
** Bob
calls the plumber.



* '''Deconstructed''': Duct tape is meant to be a temporary solution. A few days later, everything is broken again, and someone is seriously injured as a result.

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* '''Deconstructed''': Duct tape is meant to be a temporary solution. A few days later, everything is broken again, and someone is seriously injured as a result.falls apart again.



** A hostage is duct taped to a chair.



* '''Played For Drama''': A hostage is duct taped to a chair.

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* '''Played For Drama''': A hostage Someone is seriously injured due to the duct taped to a chair.tape's misuse.



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

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%%* '''Implied''': ???
%%* '''Plotted A Good Waste''':
???
6th Sep '14 8:24:02 AM kennydarmawan13
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** ''Duck'' Tape For Everything.
14th Mar '13 8:30:09 AM Jetman123
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* '''Deconstructed''': Duct tape is meant to be a temporary solution.

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* '''Deconstructed''': Duct tape is meant to be a temporary solution. A few days later, everything is broken again, and someone is seriously injured as a result.
13th Jan '13 5:02:30 PM VPhantom
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* '''Invoked''': Alice asks Bob to fix the leaky pipe, but Bob just wants to watch the game on TV. So he wraps tape around the pipe and calls it good.* '''Exploited''': ???

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* '''Invoked''': Alice asks Bob to fix the leaky pipe, but Bob just wants to watch the game on TV. So he wraps tape around the pipe and calls it good.good.
* '''Exploited''': ???
13th Jan '13 5:02:10 PM VPhantom
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'''Basic Trope''': Objects are conspicuously held together with duct tape.
* '''Played Straight''': Bob seals a leak around a pipe with duct tape.

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'''Basic Trope''': Objects which are conspicuously held together with duct tape.
* '''Played Straight''': '''Straight''': Bob seals a leak around a pipe with duct tape. tape.



* '''Inverted''': Bob patches a strip of duct tape with a pipe.
* '''Justified''': Bob is lazy.
** Bob [[DoomItYourself doesn't have much handyman's skill]] and [[WhenAllYouHaveIsAHammer the only tool he really has is duct tape]].

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* '''Inverted''': Bob patches a strip of duct tape with a pipe.
* '''Justified''':
'''Justified''':
**
Bob is lazy.
** Bob [[DoomItYourself doesn't have much handyman's skill]] and [[WhenAllYouHaveIsAHammer the only tool he really has is duct tape]].



* '''Inverted''': Bob patches a strip of duct tape with a pipe.



** Bob considers using duct tape... but ends up calling the plumber, who comes over right away.

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** Bob considers using duct tape... but ends up calling the plumber, who comes over right away.



* '''Double Subverted''': Tomorrow. Today, he's much too busy, so he takes 5 seconds and wraps a length of duct tape over it.
** And then uses duct tape to fix the pipe and charges Bob an arm and a leg.
* '''Deconstructed''': Duct tape is meant to be a temporary solution.
* '''Reconstructed''': But somehow, it holds together for hours, days, weeks, months, years, and Bob has more time to do things he wants to do.

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* '''Double Subverted''': Subverted''':
**
Tomorrow. Today, he's much too busy, so he takes 5 seconds and wraps a length of duct tape over it.
** And then uses duct tape to fix the pipe and charges Bob an arm and a leg. \n* '''Deconstructed''': Duct tape is meant to be a temporary solution.\n* '''Reconstructed''': But somehow, it holds together for hours, days, weeks, months, years, and Bob has more time to do things he wants to do.



** Duct tape is actually Bob's superpower!
* '''Lampshaded''': "If it ain't broke, don't fix it. If it ''is'' broke, just put some duct tape on it!"

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** Duct tape is actually Bob's superpower!
* '''Lampshaded''': "If it ain't broke, don't fix it. If it ''is'' broke,
Bob has amazing duct-tape's superpowers that allow him to repair anything to perfect condition by just put some duct tape on it!"using it!
* '''Zig Zagged''': ???



* '''Invoked''': Alice asks Bob to fix the leaky pipe, but Bob just wants to watch the game on TV. So he wraps tape around the pipe and calls it good.

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* '''Lampshaded''': "If it ain't broke, don't fix it. If it ''is'' broke, just put some duct tape on it!"
* '''Invoked''': Alice asks Bob to fix the leaky pipe, but Bob just wants to watch the game on TV. So he wraps tape around the pipe and calls it good.* '''Exploited''': ???



* '''Deconstructed''': Duct tape is meant to be a temporary solution.
* '''Reconstructed''': But somehow, it holds together for hours, days, weeks, months, years, and Bob has more time to do things he wants to do.



--->"Three hundred dollars?! For a tape job?! I coulda done that myself practically for free!"
* '''Played For Drama''': A hostage is duct taped to a chair.

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--->"Three -->"Three hundred dollars?! For a tape job?! I coulda done that myself practically for free!"
* '''Played For Drama''': A hostage is duct taped to a chair.



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%%* '''Implied''': ???
%%* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': ???
4th Jun '12 2:38:38 AM Telcontar
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* '''Basic Trope''': Objects are conspicuously held together with duct tape.

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* '''Basic Trope''': Objects are conspicuously held together with duct tape.



* '''Exaggerated''': Most of the items in Bob's house are held together with duct tape.

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* '''Exaggerated''': '''Exaggerated''':
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Most of the items in Bob's house are held together with duct tape.



* '''Inverted''' Bob patches a strip of duct tape with a pipe.
** Alternatively, Bob does ''actual'' repairs (you know, the kind that involve more elbow-grease than ripping duct tape off the roll.)
** Or, Bob's duct tape is horribly useless, and always falls apart, requiring it to be glued together.

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* '''Inverted''' '''Inverted''': Bob patches a strip of duct tape with a pipe.
** Alternatively, Bob does ''actual'' repairs (you know, the kind that involve more elbow-grease than ripping duct tape off the roll.)
** Or, Bob's duct tape is horribly useless, and always falls apart, requiring it to be glued together.
pipe.



* '''Subverted''': Bob notices the leaky pipe and considers using duct tape... but then sets out to fix it properly.

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* '''Subverted''': '''Subverted''':
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Bob notices the leaky pipe and considers using duct tape... but then sets out to fix it properly.



** Bob tries to use duct tape, but it doesn't hold together.



* '''Parodied''': The house, Bob's clothes, in fact pretty much everything in town is held together with (or outright ''made of'') duct tape.

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* '''Parodied''': '''Parodied''':
**
The house, Bob's clothes, in fact pretty much everything in town is held together with (or outright ''made of'') duct tape.



* '''Played For Laughs''': It's part of a DoomItYourself project of some sort.

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* '''Played For Laughs''': Laughs''':
**
It's part of a DoomItYourself project of some sort.
29th Mar '12 3:12:13 PM MarsJenkar
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* '''Downplayed''': Bob seals a cardboard box with duct tape.



** The situation needs a temporary quick-fix, as there's no time to do an actual repair.

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** The situation needs a temporary quick-fix, as there's no time to do an actual repair.repair--or else, the materials for a more permanent fix aren't readily available.



* '''Subverted''': Bob notices the leaky pipe and sets out to fix it or to call a plumber.
** Bob actually does call the plumber, who comes over right away.

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* '''Subverted''': Bob notices the leaky pipe and considers using duct tape... but then sets out to fix it or to call a plumber.
properly.
** Bob actually does call considers using duct tape... but ends up calling the plumber, who comes over right away.
22nd Feb '12 4:12:28 PM ChaoticNovelist
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* '''Inverted''': Bob seals a leaky pipe with...[[BeyondTheImpossible scotch tape]]

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* '''Inverted''': '''Inverted''' Bob seals patches a leaky pipe with...[[BeyondTheImpossible scotch tape]]strip of duct tape with a pipe.



* '''Conversed''': "Well, almost everything..."

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* '''Conversed''': "Well, almost everything..."The duct tape gag? Writers must like that one."
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