History PlayingWith / FallingIntoTheCockpit

14th Jul '13 7:51:34 PM ZachValkyrie
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* '''Enforced''': "Kids like imagining they could be the hero, make him someone they can relate to."

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* '''Enforced''': '''Enforced''':
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"Kids like imagining they could be the hero, make him someone they can relate to."
** "Next time on {{Franchise/Gundam}} [[Anime/MobileSuitGundamWing Wing]]...
"
22nd Mar '13 9:47:14 PM DamianYerrick
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** Turns out all the properly trained pilots were killed in the attack, so Kenta's sentenced to community service. "Now get in that HumongousMecha [[WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender and serve the community!]]"

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** Turns out all the properly trained pilots were killed in the attack, so the judge recognizes that Kenta's sentenced the ClosestThingWeGot and sentences him to community service. "Now get in that HumongousMecha [[WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender and serve the community!]]"
24th Feb '13 3:28:01 PM VPhantom
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* '''Downplayed''':
** Kenta is just another ordinary pilot about to climb into his mecha when he trips and falls in.

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* '''Downplayed''':
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'''Downplayed''': Kenta is just another [[MauveShirt an ordinary pilot about pilot]] who, due to climb into his unexpected circumstances, ends up in the cockpit of a SuperPrototype mecha when he trips and falls in.that wasn't assigned to him.
24th Feb '13 3:08:38 PM Anthurak
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** Kenta is newly hired Test Pilot and knows exactly what he's doing.
24th Feb '13 3:07:24 PM Anthurak
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* '''Downplayed''': ???

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* '''Downplayed''': ???'''Downplayed''':
** Kenta is just another ordinary pilot about to climb into his mecha when he trips and falls in.


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** Kenta is newly hired Test Pilot and knows exactly what he's doing.
15th Feb '13 6:03:16 PM VPhantom
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* '''Lampshaded''': "It's like the controls were designed with me in mind!"

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* '''Lampshaded''': '''Lampshaded''':
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"It's like the controls were designed with me in mind!"
15th Feb '13 5:35:34 PM Nasrudith
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** "Alright which jackass left the keys in the cockpit?!"



* '''Exploited''': ???

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* '''Exploited''': ???They store the prototype in a training area in case anyone tries to hijack it they can at least test them and see if they should be recruited or jailed. Kenta performs like a seasoned veteran on his first try so they recruit him and train him up to true AcePilot levels
14th Jan '13 9:26:21 AM VPhantom
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'''Basic Trope''': [[OrdinaryHighSchoolStudent Ordinary guy]] stumbles into machine, ends up becoming TheHero who pilots it.

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'''Basic Trope''': [[OrdinaryHighSchoolStudent [[UnlikelyHero Ordinary guy]] stumbles into machine, ends up becoming TheHero who pilots it.



* '''Downplayed''': ???



* '''Double Subverted''': ...But it activates itself and ''pulls'' him into it.

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* '''Double Subverted''': ...Subverted''':
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But it activates itself and ''pulls'' him into it.



* '''Deconstructed''':
** When it's discovered that Kenta is JustAKid who stumbled across the mecha, he's immediately arrested and hauled in for brutal interrogation, accused of being a traitor, a spy and anything else they can think of. The organization is blasted for letting the machine fall into the hands of some ignorant civilian, and Kenta faces life in prison or execution just for being in the wrong place at the wrong time.
** Alternately, Kenta doesn't have any clue how to make the thing ''work'' and ends up being horribly killed or killing several other people before he can figure it out.
** Kenta manages to survive his first battle and as the pilot is drafted into the army. However, he's not psychologically fit to be a soldier; the stress breaks him, and over time he sinks into insanity and despair, until eventually taking the mecha and trying to kill as many people, allied or otherwise, as possible before he's shot down.
* '''Reconstructed''':
** Turns out all the properly trained pilots were killed in the attack, so Kenta's sentenced to community service. "Now get in that HumongousMecha [[WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender and serve the community!]]"
** Kenta's MissionControl is online to talk him through the start up procedure, what the controls do, etc. as the situation unfolds. All he has to do is follow their instructions.
** TheCaptain personally makes his way to the mecha, pries Kenta out of the cockpit, and takes him for therapy and some proper military training. When he returns to action, Kenta is a more skilled pilot and has largely gotten over his psychological issues.



* '''Exploited''': ???



* '''Deconstructed''':
** When it's discovered that Kenta is JustAKid who stumbled across the mecha, he's immediately arrested and hauled in for brutal interrogation, accused of being a traitor, a spy and anything else they can think of. The organization is blasted for letting the machine fall into the hands of some ignorant civilian, and Kenta faces life in prison or execution just for being in the wrong place at the wrong time.
** Alternately, Kenta doesn't have any clue how to make the thing ''work'' and ends up being horribly killed or killing several other people before he can figure it out.
** Kenta manages to survive his first battle and as the pilot is drafted into the army. However, he's not psychologically fit to be a soldier; the stress breaks him, and over time he sinks into insanity and despair, until eventually taking the mecha and trying to kill as many people, allied or otherwise, as possible before he's shot down.
* '''Reconstructed''':
** Turns out all the properly trained pilots were killed in the attack, so Kenta's sentenced to community service. "Now get in that HumongousMecha [[WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender and serve the community!]]"
** Kenta's MissionControl is online to talk him through the start up procedure, what the controls do, etc. as the situation unfolds. All he has to do is follow their instructions.
** TheCaptain personally makes his way to the mecha, pries Kenta out of the cockpit, and takes him for therapy and some proper military training. When he returns to action, Kenta is a more skilled pilot and has largely gotten over his psychological issues.





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%% Optional items, added after Conversed, at your discretion:
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%%* '''Implied''': ???
%%* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': ???
7th Jun '12 2:22:57 AM Telcontar
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* '''Exaggerated''': Kenta is able to pilot the HumongousMecha with ease despite failing his driver's test three times catastrophically.

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* '''Exaggerated''': '''Exaggerated''':
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Kenta is able to pilot the HumongousMecha with ease despite failing his driver's test three times catastrophically.



* '''Justified''': The mecha uses some sort of exotic control mechanism which makes it "bond" with the first person to use it. Alternatively he was a trainee mecha pilot, or at least is familiar with the controls, who happens to be quite good in a pinch.

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* '''Justified''': '''Justified''':
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The mecha uses some sort of exotic control mechanism which makes it "bond" with the first person to use it. Alternatively he was a trainee mecha pilot, or at least is familiar with the controls, who happens to be quite good in a pinch.



* '''Inverted''': An expert pilot is forced to use a mecha [[MundaneUtility designed for construction]], but wins anyway thanks to his superior training.

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* '''Inverted''': '''Inverted''':
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An expert pilot is forced to use a mecha [[MundaneUtility designed for construction]], but wins anyway thanks to his superior training.



* '''Subverted''': Kenta sees the HumongousMecha, freaks out and refuses to go anywhere near it.

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* '''Subverted''': '''Subverted''':
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Kenta sees the HumongousMecha, freaks out and refuses to go anywhere near it.



** Alternatively: Kenta falls into the HumongousMecha, and has no idea how any of it works... However, the mecha [[EmpathicWeapon is alive]] and guides him through the process.
* '''Parodied''': Kenta was literally born yesterday, placed into the sealed cockpit as a makeshift incubator. Nevertheless, when his DoomedHometown comes under attack, he [[EnfantTerrible shoots down the bombers with ease]].

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** Alternatively: Alternatively:
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Kenta falls into the HumongousMecha, and has no idea how any of it works... However, the mecha [[EmpathicWeapon is alive]] and guides him through the process.
* '''Parodied''': '''Parodied''':
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Kenta was literally born yesterday, placed into the sealed cockpit as a makeshift incubator. Nevertheless, when his DoomedHometown comes under attack, he [[EnfantTerrible shoots down the bombers with ease]].



* '''Deconstructed''': When it's discovered that Kenta is JustAKid who stumbled across the mecha, he's immediately arrested and hauled in for brutal interrogation, accused of being a traitor, a spy and anything else they can think of. The organization is blasted for letting the machine fall into the hands of some ignorant civilian, and Kenta faces life in prison or execution just for being in the wrong place at the wrong time.

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* '''Deconstructed''': '''Deconstructed''':
**
When it's discovered that Kenta is JustAKid who stumbled across the mecha, he's immediately arrested and hauled in for brutal interrogation, accused of being a traitor, a spy and anything else they can think of. The organization is blasted for letting the machine fall into the hands of some ignorant civilian, and Kenta faces life in prison or execution just for being in the wrong place at the wrong time.



* '''Reconstructed''': Turns out all the properly trained pilots were killed in the attack, so Kenta's sentenced to community service. "Now get in that HumongousMecha [[WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender and serve the community!]]"

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* '''Reconstructed''': '''Reconstructed''':
**
Turns out all the properly trained pilots were killed in the attack, so Kenta's sentenced to community service. "Now get in that HumongousMecha [[WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender and serve the community!]]"



* '''Averted''': Kenta sees the mecha mere seconds before he, it and the warehouse are blown to bits by enemy bombers.

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* '''Averted''': '''Averted''':
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Kenta sees the mecha mere seconds before he, it and the warehouse are blown to bits by enemy bombers.
31st Mar '12 11:51:10 PM AnoSa
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** Alternatively, the mecha's controls were, following one school of design seen in tank controls, designed to ''invoke'' this--it cuts down on the time needed to train a raw recruit if the controls are something that will be familiar already & the main thing you need to do is familiarize them with ''this'' machine's peculiarities.
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