History PlayingWith / GrayRainOfDepression

15th Jan '16 9:57:31 AM Anddrix
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* '''Enforced''': [[ViewersAreMorons We need to let the audience know that Betty is really depressed]]. Let's make it rain in the background.
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* '''Enforced''': [[ViewersAreMorons We need to let the audience know that Betty is really depressed]].depressed. Let's make it rain in the background.
19th Jan '13 8:16:58 AM VPhantom
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* '''Reconstructed''': Betty likes walking in the rain when depressed for the same reasons that she likes to [[DrowningYourSorrows slump over a bourbon]] listening to TheBlues - it's cathartic. It makes her feel a little better to think that [[EmpathicEnvironment the world sympathises with her pain]].
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* '''Reconstructed''': Betty likes walking in the rain when depressed for the same reasons that she likes to [[DrowningYourSorrows [[DrowningMySorrows slump over a bourbon]] listening to TheBlues {{Blues}} - it's cathartic. It makes her feel a little better to think that [[EmpathicEnvironment the world sympathises sympathizes with her pain]].
19th Jan '13 8:16:02 AM VPhantom
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* '''Inverted''': '''HappyRain'''
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* '''Inverted''': '''HappyRain'''HappyRain.

* '''Deconstructed''': Betty's in a black mood, and the skies above her reflect it. When she discusses the problem with a friend, he points out that because she's in a bad mood, she's reflecting on the worst aspects of things - only last week she was jumping in puddles in the exact same weather. * '''Reconstructed''': Betty likes walking in the rain when depressed for the same reasons that she likes to [[DrowningYourSorrows slump over a bourbon]] listening to TheBlues - it's cathartic. It makes her feel a little better to think that [[EmpathicEnvironment the world sympathises with her pain]]. * '''Zig Zagged''': Betty walks out of the house in a bad mood, and as soon as she's outside it starts raining - just her luck. She complains about it to Arthur, who points out she's just seeing the worst of things, and does his best to cheer her up - at which point the sun comes out. She jokingly suggests she has weather control powers, and he laughs at her, oblivious to the storm clouds building above him as she gets angry.
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* '''Deconstructed''': Betty's in a black mood, and the skies above her reflect it. When she discusses the problem with a friend, he points out that because she's in a bad mood, she's reflecting on the worst aspects of things - only last week she was jumping in puddles in the exact same weather. * '''Reconstructed''': Betty likes walking in the rain when depressed for the same reasons that she likes to [[DrowningYourSorrows slump over a bourbon]] listening to TheBlues - it's cathartic. It makes her feel a little better to think that [[EmpathicEnvironment the world sympathises with her pain]]. * '''Zig Zagged''': Betty walks out of the house in a bad mood, and as soon as she's outside it starts raining - just her luck. She complains about it to Arthur, who points out she's just seeing the worst of things, and does his best to cheer her up - at which point the sun comes out. She jokingly suggests she has weather control powers, and he laughs at her, oblivious to the storm clouds building above him as she gets angry.

* '''Deconstructed''': Betty's in a black mood, and the skies above her reflect it. When she discusses the problem with a friend, he points out that because she's in a bad mood, she's reflecting on the worst aspects of things - only last week she was jumping in puddles in the exact same weather. * '''Reconstructed''': Betty likes walking in the rain when depressed for the same reasons that she likes to [[DrowningYourSorrows slump over a bourbon]] listening to TheBlues - it's cathartic. It makes her feel a little better to think that [[EmpathicEnvironment the world sympathises with her pain]]. * '''Zig Zagged''': Betty walks out of the house in a bad mood, and as soon as she's outside it starts raining - just her luck. She complains about it to Arthur, who points out she's just seeing the worst of things, and does his best to cheer her up - at which point the sun comes out. She jokingly suggests she has weather control powers, and he laughs at her, oblivious to the storm clouds building above him as she gets angry. '''Exploited''': ???

* '''Deconstructed''': Betty's in a black mood, and the skies above her reflect it. When she discusses the problem with a friend, he points out that because she's in a bad mood, she's reflecting on the worst aspects of things - only last week she was jumping in puddles in the exact same weather. * '''Reconstructed''': Betty likes walking in the rain when depressed for the same reasons that she likes to [[DrowningYourSorrows slump over a bourbon]] listening to TheBlues - it's cathartic. It makes her feel a little better to think that [[EmpathicEnvironment the world sympathises with her pain]]. * '''Zig Zagged''': Betty walks out of the house in a bad mood, and as soon as she's outside it starts raining - just her luck. She complains about it to Arthur, who points out she's just seeing the worst of things, and does his best to cheer her up - at which point the sun comes out. She jokingly suggests she has weather control powers, and he laughs at her, oblivious to the storm clouds building above him as she gets angry. pain]].

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7th Jun '12 5:00:46 AM Telcontar
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* '''Justified''': It is perpetually raining in the world Betty lives in.
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* '''Justified''': '''Justified''': ** It is perpetually raining in the world Betty lives in.
9th Mar '12 12:12:46 PM kingphu
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* '''Downplayed''': It's overcast, and Betty is bored.
22nd Oct '11 4:38:40 PM johnnye
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* '''Exaggerated''': Betty cries in a rainy day when she realized that she was an UnwittingPawn to Alex, the CompleteMonster, who caused her to murder her family and destroy her own hometown.
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* '''Exaggerated''': Betty cries in Betty's tears are accompanied by a rainy day when she realized that she was an UnwittingPawn to Alex, the CompleteMonster, who caused her to murder her family huge flood, a typhoon, and destroy her own hometown. a tsunami.

** Betty lives in a world where the weather around a person matches their mood. * '''Inverted''': Betty dances around cheerfully in the rain to show her joy.
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** Betty lives in a world where [[EmpathicEnvironment the weather around a person matches their mood. mood]]. ** She's just been to a funeral. ItAlwaysRainsAtFunerals. * '''Inverted''': Betty dances around cheerfully in the rain to show her joy.'''HappyRain'''

* '''Double Subverted''': ...Then her friend dies and she starts crying. * '''Parodied''': Betty's cries are accompanied by a huge flood, a typhoon, and a tsunami. * '''Deconstructed''': Betty gets pneumonia by crying in the rain, and falls critically ill. * '''Reconstructed''': ??? * '''Zig Zagged''': ??? * '''Averted''': ???
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* '''Double Subverted''': ...Then but laughing hysterically; she just found out her friend dies and she starts crying. parents have died. * '''Parodied''': Betty's cries are accompanied by a huge flood, a typhoon, Betty hears bad news, and the moment she starts crying a tsunami. black PersonalRaincloud appears over her. Then she finds out that she was misinformed, and the rain stops instantly. * '''Deconstructed''': Betty gets pneumonia by crying Betty's in a black mood, and the skies above her reflect it. When she discusses the problem with a friend, he points out that because she's in a bad mood, she's reflecting on the worst aspects of things - only last week she was jumping in puddles in the rain, and falls critically ill. exact same weather. * '''Reconstructed''': ??? Betty likes walking in the rain when depressed for the same reasons that she likes to [[DrowningYourSorrows slump over a bourbon]] listening to TheBlues - it's cathartic. It makes her feel a little better to think that [[EmpathicEnvironment the world sympathises with her pain]]. * '''Zig Zagged''': ??? Betty walks out of the house in a bad mood, and as soon as she's outside it starts raining - just her luck. She complains about it to Arthur, who points out she's just seeing the worst of things, and does his best to cheer her up - at which point the sun comes out. She jokingly suggests she has weather control powers, and he laughs at her, oblivious to the storm clouds building above him as she gets angry. * '''Averted''': ???The show has no EmpathicEnvironment. It rains [[DoingInTheWizard when the clouds reach saturation point and the droplets of water fall to earth.]]

* '''Lampshaded''': ???
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* '''Lampshaded''': ???"Typical. Even the weather's against me."

* '''Defied''': To avoid this tropes, Betty never cries outside during rainy days. * '''Discussed''': ??? * '''Conversed''': ???
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* '''Defied''': To avoid this tropes, Betty never cries outside during rainy days. She insists she ''isn't'' crying. She's just [[SandInMyEyes got rain on her face]]. * '''Discussed''': ??? "If the universe had any sense of dramatic necessity, I would be walking home in the rain right now". * '''Conversed''': ???"Is Betty a weather god now?"
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