History PlayingWith / GogglesDoNothing

18th Nov '15 2:22:52 PM Starshock
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** The character is in a setting where, although they never use them, the goggles actually make some sense, such as the arctic or the desert.
4th Jul '15 3:39:47 PM PacificGreen
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* '''Parodied''': A character buys special goggles that are advertised to do absolutely nothing.

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* '''Parodied''': '''Parodied''':
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A character buys special goggles that are advertised to do absolutely nothing.nothing.
** A character has goggles that serve to...protect another useless pair of goggles, wearing one pair on top of the other.
20th Mar '14 11:37:19 PM SKJAM
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* '''Exploited''': ???

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* '''Exploited''': ???TheMole places a listening device on the goggles, knowing that Bob always wears them, but never uses them and thus won't spot the bug.
7th Jan '14 8:55:19 AM VPhantom
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* '''Averted''': The character needs their goggles for protection in their line of work, and uses them frequently.

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* '''Averted''': '''Averted''':
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The character needs their goggles for protection in their line of work, and uses them frequently.



* '''Enforced''': The marketing department want the artists to maximise TheMerch potential. Alternatively, the artist can draw OnlySixFaces, and uses distinctive costuming to tell his characters apart.

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* '''Enforced''': The marketing department want the artists to maximise maximize TheMerch potential. Alternatively, the artist can draw OnlySixFaces, and uses distinctive costuming to tell his characters apart.
7th Jan '14 5:01:12 AM Omegamaelstrom
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**The character doesn't wear goggles.
25th Jun '13 3:01:40 PM LadyJafaria
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* '''Downplayed''': ???

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* '''Downplayed''': ???Bob is a swimmer in Troperville High School's swim team. His goggles do something. Except he's often shown wearing them when not at the pool.
19th Jan '13 9:42:51 AM VPhantom
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* '''Justified''': The item in question has an archaic use and is kept to identify members of the group that had use for the goggles.

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* '''Justified''': '''Downplayed''': ???
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The item in question has an archaic use and is kept to identify members of the group that had use for the goggles.



* '''Deconstructed''': A character wears superfluous instrumentation because they are, all in all, a follower and a poser, and it's all just another element of their character that is LostInImitation of heroes who actually had a use for these things.
* '''Reconstructed''': A character uses superfluous mundane goggles to disguise the fact that he has ones that really do have special powers.



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



* '''Deconstructed''': A character wears superfluous instrumentation because they are, all in all, a follower and a poser, and it's all just another element of their character that is LostInImitation of heroes who actually had a use for these things.
* '''Reconstructed''': A character uses superfluous mundane goggles to disguise the fact that he has ones that really do have special powers.



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%%* '''Implied''': ???
%%* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': ???
%%* '''Played For Laughs''': ???
%%* '''Played For Drama''': ???
17th Oct '12 12:59:07 PM Omny
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** The character wears goggles purely as a fashion statement.
7th Jun '12 4:42:21 AM Telcontar
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* '''Exaggerated''': A character has dozens of different goggles, none of which do anything.

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* '''Exaggerated''': '''Exaggerated''':
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A character has dozens of different goggles, none of which do anything.



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26th Dec '11 7:40:40 PM nicktoonhero
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** Or, the goggles do nothing. Not even the thing that they were designed to do.
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