History PlayingWith / ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin

15th Jan '16 8:06:05 AM Anddrix
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* '''Invoked''': “We want to make sure [[ViewersAreMorons the audience isn’t confused when watching this]] … Let’s give it a descriptive name!”

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* '''Invoked''': “We want to make sure [[ViewersAreMorons the audience isn’t confused when watching this]] this … Let’s give it a descriptive name!”
6th Jan '16 10:13:13 AM TalonsofIceandFire
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* '''Basic Trope''': The title of a work tells you ''exactly'' what the work is about, with no further explanation needed.

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* '''Basic Trope''': The title of a work tells you ''exactly'' what the work is about, with no further explanation needed.about.
6th Jan '16 10:12:31 AM TalonsofIceandFire
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'''Basic Trope''': The title of a work tells you ''exactly'' what the work is about, with no further explanation needed.

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* '''Basic Trope''': The title of a work tells you ''exactly'' what the work is about, with no further explanation needed.
6th Jan '16 10:12:20 AM TalonsofIceandFire
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6th Jan '16 10:12:10 AM TalonsofIceandFire
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'''Basic Trope''': The title of a work describes its content accurately.

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'''Basic Trope''': The title of a work describes its content accurately.tells you ''exactly'' what the work is about, with no further explanation needed.
7th Nov '15 7:54:00 AM BananaPancakes
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'''Basic Trope''': Something is accurately described by its name.

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'''Basic Trope''': Something is accurately described by The title of a work describes its name.content accurately.



** The film is called ''A Guy Named Bob Is Bitten by a Zombie and Turns Into One Himself'' and this is literally all that happens in it.
** The film is titled ''Three Hundred Twenty-Five Zombies Escape from Eternal Imprisonment under the Island of Java and Two of Them Bite a Lawyer Named Bob, Causing Him to Turn Into a Zombie Himself, Whereupon He Rampages Throughout UsefulNotes/NewYorkCity and Destroys Two Gift Shops, a Supermarket, Blows up an SUV, and [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking Doesn't Brush His Teeth Afterward]], [[spoiler:Forcing His Friend Alice to Chase after Him for an Hour until She Defeats All of the Other Zombies Using a Magical Sword She Found at a Strange Antique Shop and Returns Bob Back to His Original Form]]''.

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** The film is called ''A Guy Named Bob Is Bitten by a Zombie and Turns Into into One Himself'' and this … which is literally all that happens in it.
the film.
** The film is titled ''Three Hundred Twenty-Five Twenty-five Zombies Escape from Eternal Imprisonment under the Island of Java and Java, Two of Them Which Bite a Lawyer Named Bob, Causing Him to Turn Into into a Zombie Himself, Whereupon He Rampages Throughout through UsefulNotes/NewYorkCity and Destroys Two Gift Shops, a Supermarket, Blows up an SUV, and [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking Doesn't Doesn’t Brush His Teeth Afterward]], [[spoiler:Forcing His Friend Alice to Chase after Him for an Hour until She Defeats All of the Other Zombies Using a Magical Sword She Found at a Strange Antique Shop and Returns Bob Back to His Original Form]]''.



* '''Downplayed''': ''Zombie Adventures'' is pretty SelfExplanatory, yet you can only learn exactly what the adventures are by watching the film.

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* '''Downplayed''': ''Zombie Adventures'' is pretty SelfExplanatory, yet a fairly SelfExplanatory title, but you can only have to watch the film to learn exactly just what the those adventures are by watching the film.entail.



** The film is called ''Bob Becomes a Zombie'', but there are no zombies in it and none of the characters is named Bob.

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** The film is called ''Bob Becomes a Zombie'', but there are no it includes neither zombies in it and none of the nor characters is named Bob.



** ''Bob Becomes a Zombie'' begins with a scene where Bob is bitten by a zombie, but it turns out to be Bob's dream and the rest of the movie is about something else.

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** ''Bob Becomes a Zombie'' begins with a scene where Bob is bitten by a zombie, but it turns out to be Bob's dream [[AllJustADream Bob’s dream]] and the rest of the movie is about something else.



** ...and ''then'' he turns into a zombie. The tomato form was just an odd stage of the metamorphosis.
** Bob lives in an environment where YourMindMakesItReal, and the first time he appears on camera again, he has begun transforming into an undead being.

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** ...and ** …and ''then'' he turns into a zombie. The tomato form was just an odd stage of the metamorphosis.
** Bob lives in an environment InAWorld where YourMindMakesItReal, and the first time he appears on camera again, he has ''has'' begun transforming into an undead being.



** SesquipedalianLoquaciousness describes something perfectly when translated to LaymansTerms.
* '''Zig Zagged''': Some scenes revolve around Bob's infection while others are about [[Series/MontyPythonsFlyingCircus something completely different]].
* '''Averted''': The film is named ''[[ProtagonistTitle Bob]]''. The title is related to the film, but you wouldn't be able to tell what it's about without watching it.
* '''Enforced''': "How are people going to know what the show is about without an accurate name?"
* '''Lampshaded''': [[NoFourthWall "The title clearly states 'Bob Becomes a Zombie!' What did you think would happen?"]]
* '''Invoked''': "We want to make sure that [[ViewersAreMorons the audience isn't confused when watching this]]...Let's give it a descriptive name!"

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** SesquipedalianLoquaciousness describes something perfectly when translated to expressed in LaymansTerms.
* '''Zig Zagged''': Some scenes revolve around Bob's Bob’s infection while others are about [[Series/MontyPythonsFlyingCircus something completely different]].
* '''Averted''': The film is named ''[[ProtagonistTitle Bob]]''. The title is related to the film, but you wouldn't wouldn’t be able to tell what it's it’s about without watching it.
* '''Enforced''': "How are “How will people going to know what the show is about without an accurate name?"
name?”
* '''Lampshaded''': [[NoFourthWall "The “The title clearly states 'Bob ‘Bob Becomes a Zombie!' Zombie!’ What did you think would happen?"]]
happen?”]]
* '''Invoked''': "We “We want to make sure that [[ViewersAreMorons the audience isn't isn’t confused when watching this]]...Let's this]] … Let’s give it a descriptive name!"name!”



* '''Defied''': "Damn it, no! I won't let that stupid title be true!"

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* '''Defied''': "Damn “Damn it, no! I won't won’t let that stupid title be true!"true!”



* '''Conversed''': "I love when movies spell out what's in them in the title."

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* '''Conversed''': "I love [[SarcasmMode “I]] ''[[SarcasmMode love]]'' [[SarcasmMode when movies spell out what's in them in movie titles say exactly what the title."events of the movie are.”]]



** Bob doesn't turn into a zombie until the very end, making the [[SpoilerTitle title a spoiler]].

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** Bob doesn't doesn’t turn into a zombie until the very end, making the [[SpoilerTitle title a spoiler]].



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

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%%* '''Plotted A a Good Waste''': ???
%%* '''Played For for Laughs''': ???
%%* '''Played For for Drama''': ???
3rd Nov '15 7:42:26 AM VPhantom
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* '''Exaggerated''': The film is called ''A Guy Named Bob Is Bitten by a Zombie and Turns Into One Himself'' and this is literally all that happens in it.
** '''UpToEleven''' The film is titled ''Three Hundred Twenty-Five Zombies Escape from Eternal Imprisonment under the Island of Java and Two of Them Bite a Lawyer Named Bob, Causing Him to Turn Into a Zombie Himself, Whereupon He Rampages Throughout UsefulNotes/NewYorkCity and Destroys Two Gift Shops, a Supermarket, Blows up an SUV, and [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking Doesn't Brush His Teeth Afterward]], [[spoiler:Forcing His Friend Alice to Chase after Him for an Hour until She Defeats All of the Other Zombies Using a Magical Sword She Found at a Strange Antique Shop and Returns Bob Back to His Original Form]]''.
*** ''[[SerialEscalation That's nothing!]]'' How about this: Every single, little, last, detail down to [[FunnyBackgroundEvent what happens in the background]] is stated in the title.
** [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking The title is literally the entire script of the film.]]

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* '''Exaggerated''': '''Exaggerated''':
**
The film is called ''A Guy Named Bob Is Bitten by a Zombie and Turns Into One Himself'' and this is literally all that happens in it.
** '''UpToEleven''' The film is titled ''Three Hundred Twenty-Five Zombies Escape from Eternal Imprisonment under the Island of Java and Two of Them Bite a Lawyer Named Bob, Causing Him to Turn Into a Zombie Himself, Whereupon He Rampages Throughout UsefulNotes/NewYorkCity and Destroys Two Gift Shops, a Supermarket, Blows up an SUV, and [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking Doesn't Brush His Teeth Afterward]], [[spoiler:Forcing His Friend Alice to Chase after Him for an Hour until She Defeats All of the Other Zombies Using a Magical Sword She Found at a Strange Antique Shop and Returns Bob Back to His Original Form]]''.
*** ''[[SerialEscalation That's nothing!]]'' How about this: Every single, little, last, detail down to [[FunnyBackgroundEvent what happens in the background]] is stated in the title.
** [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking The title is literally the entire script of the film.]]
3rd Nov '15 7:13:39 AM TheWhistleTropes
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** '''UpToEleven''' The film is titled ''Three Hundred Twenty-Five Zombies Escape from Eternal Imprisonment under the Island of Java and Two of Them Bite a Lawyer Named Bob, Causing Him to Turn Into a Zombie Himself, Whereupon He Rampages Throughout UsefulNotes/NewYorkCity and Destroys Two Gift Shops, a Supermarket, and Blows up an SUV, Forcing His Friend Alice to Chase after Him for an Hour until She Defeats All of the Other Zombies Using a Magical Sword She Found at a Strange Antique Shop and Returns Bob Back to His Original Form''.

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** '''UpToEleven''' The film is titled ''Three Hundred Twenty-Five Zombies Escape from Eternal Imprisonment under the Island of Java and Two of Them Bite a Lawyer Named Bob, Causing Him to Turn Into a Zombie Himself, Whereupon He Rampages Throughout UsefulNotes/NewYorkCity and Destroys Two Gift Shops, a Supermarket, and Blows up an SUV, Forcing and [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking Doesn't Brush His Teeth Afterward]], [[spoiler:Forcing His Friend Alice to Chase after Him for an Hour until She Defeats All of the Other Zombies Using a Magical Sword She Found at a Strange Antique Shop and Returns Bob Back to His Original Form''.Form]]''.
3rd Nov '15 7:12:26 AM TheWhistleTropes
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** [[ArsonMuderAndJaywalking The title is literally the entire script of the film.]]

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** [[ArsonMuderAndJaywalking [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking The title is literally the entire script of the film.]]
3rd Nov '15 7:12:11 AM TheWhistleTropes
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* '''Exaggerated''':
** The film is called ''A Guy Named Bob Is Bitten by a Zombie and Turns Into One Himself'' and this is literally all that happens in it.
** The film is titled ''Three Hundred Twenty-Five Zombies Escape from Eternal Imprisonment under the Island of Java and Two of Them Bite a Lawyer Named Bob, Causing Him to Turn Into a Zombie Himself, Whereupon He Rampages Throughout UsefulNotes/NewYorkCity and Destroys Two Gift Shops, a Supermarket, and Blows up an SUV, Forcing His Friend Alice to Chase after Him for an Hour until She Defeats All of the Other Zombies Using a Magical Sword She Found at a Strange Antique Shop and Returns Bob Back to His Original Form''.
** That's nothing! How about this: Every single, little, last, detail down to [[FunnyBackgroundEvent what happens in the background]] is stated in the title.
** The title is literally the entire script of the film.

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* '''Exaggerated''':
**
'''Exaggerated''': The film is called ''A Guy Named Bob Is Bitten by a Zombie and Turns Into One Himself'' and this is literally all that happens in it.
** '''UpToEleven''' The film is titled ''Three Hundred Twenty-Five Zombies Escape from Eternal Imprisonment under the Island of Java and Two of Them Bite a Lawyer Named Bob, Causing Him to Turn Into a Zombie Himself, Whereupon He Rampages Throughout UsefulNotes/NewYorkCity and Destroys Two Gift Shops, a Supermarket, and Blows up an SUV, Forcing His Friend Alice to Chase after Him for an Hour until She Defeats All of the Other Zombies Using a Magical Sword She Found at a Strange Antique Shop and Returns Bob Back to His Original Form''.
** *** ''[[SerialEscalation That's nothing! nothing!]]'' How about this: Every single, little, last, detail down to [[FunnyBackgroundEvent what happens in the background]] is stated in the title.
** [[ArsonMuderAndJaywalking The title is literally the entire script of the film.]]
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