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4th Dec '12 11:09:48 AM StarValkyrie
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* '''Exaggerated''': Darcy W. Ip-lash attempts to hold the world hostage by [[WhatDoYouMeanItsNotHeinous threatening to BEND a SPOON!]] AndThatsTerrible!

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* '''Exaggerated''': Darcy W. Ip-lash attempts to hold the world hostage by [[WhatDoYouMeanItsNotHeinous [[FelonyMisdemeanor threatening to BEND a SPOON!]] AndThatsTerrible!
22nd Aug '12 6:42:14 AM VPhantom
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** Darcy needs to hold the [[CardCarryingVillain reputation of his family line]], but can’t actually bring himself to do truly evil acts, and instead settles for being annoying.

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** Darcy needs to hold the [[CardCarryingVillain reputation of his family line]], but can’t actually [[MinionWithAnFInEvil bring himself to do truly evil acts, acts]], and instead settles for being annoying.
22nd Aug '12 1:01:38 AM phoenix79
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* '''Reconstructed''': ???

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* '''Reconstructed''': ???Dracy's pranks are thrown out by the judge. He realizes he likes to be an annoyance instead of a true threat, and people learn to accept it.
7th Jun '12 9:26:37 AM Telcontar
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* '''Justified''': Darcy needs to hold the [[CardCarryingVillain reputation of his family line]], but can’t actually bring himself to do truly evil acts, and instead settles for being annoying.

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* '''Justified''': '''Justified''':
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Darcy needs to hold the [[CardCarryingVillain reputation of his family line]], but can’t actually bring himself to do truly evil acts, and instead settles for being annoying.



* '''Inverted''': DangerouslyGenreSavvy

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* '''Inverted''': '''Inverted''':
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DangerouslyGenreSavvy



* '''Subverted''': While, for now, he’s content with firing freshly-made dinosaur eggs at the Statue of Liberty, Darcy actually has enough EvilMinions, AppliedPhlebotinum, and OffscreenVillainDarkmatter to be a [[BewareTheSillyOnes severe threat to the world at large, should he ever turn his thoughts to conquest.]]

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* '''Subverted''': '''Subverted''':
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While, for now, he’s content with firing freshly-made dinosaur eggs at the Statue of Liberty, Darcy actually has enough EvilMinions, AppliedPhlebotinum, and OffscreenVillainDarkmatter to be a [[BewareTheSillyOnes severe threat to the world at large, should he ever turn his thoughts to conquest.]]



* '''Discussed''': “Hey, remember when Darcsy was a threat?”
** “…Uhhh…no?”
** “Me neither!”

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* '''Discussed''': '''Discussed''':
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“Hey, remember when Darcsy was a threat?”
** --> “…Uhhh…no?”
** --> “Me neither!”
16th Apr '12 2:25:33 PM TheJackal
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** NotSoHarmless

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** NotSoHarmlessDarcy turns out to be a NotSoHarmlessVillain.
30th Dec '11 12:06:10 AM linkyblinky
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** NotSoHarmless
19th Nov '11 2:44:08 AM Harakuroi
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'''HarmlessVillain''': [A villain who poses no real threat]
* '''Straight''': [[DastardlyWhiplash Darcy W. Ip-lash]] conceders [[TheHero Hiro]] his nemesis, and unless Hiro concedes to his demands, he will... [[PokeThePoodle …put itching powder in the mayor’s pants?]]

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'''HarmlessVillain''': [A '''Basic Trope''': A villain who poses no real threat]
threat.
* '''Straight''': [[DastardlyWhiplash Darcy W. Ip-lash]] conceders considers [[TheHero Hiro]] to be his nemesis, and unless Hiro concedes to his demands, he will... will...[[PokeThePoodle …put put itching powder in the mayor’s his pants?]]



* '''Subverted''': While for now he’s content with firing freshly-made dinosaur eggs at the Statue of Liberty, Darcy actually has enough EvilMinions, AppliedPhlebotinum, and OffscreenVillainDarkmatter to be a [[BewareTheSillyOnes severe threat to the world at large should he ever turn his thoughts to conquest.]]
* '''Double Subverted''': All of Darcy’s EvilMinions and AppliedPhlebotinum are [[BunnyEarsLawyer masterfull at pulling off really silly schemes, and nothing else.]]

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* '''Subverted''': While While, for now now, he’s content with firing freshly-made dinosaur eggs at the Statue of Liberty, Darcy actually has enough EvilMinions, AppliedPhlebotinum, and OffscreenVillainDarkmatter to be a [[BewareTheSillyOnes severe threat to the world at large large, should he ever turn his thoughts to conquest.]]
* '''Double Subverted''': All of Darcy’s EvilMinions and AppliedPhlebotinum are [[BunnyEarsLawyer masterfull masterful at pulling off really silly schemes, and nothing else.]]



* '''Zig Zagged''': Darcy’s plans are almost bipolar, switching between [[EarthShatteringKaboom genuinely threatening]] to [[PokeThePoodle completely harmless,]] with next to no warning. Needless to say, Hiro is [[MindScrew very confused.]]

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* '''Zig Zagged''': Darcy’s plans are almost bipolar, switching between [[EarthShatteringKaboom genuinely threatening]] to [[PokeThePoodle completely harmless,]] harmless]] with next to no warning. Needless to say, Hiro is [[MindScrew very confused.]]



* '''Enforced''': Darcsy is head of the GoldfishPoopGang, in a video game, and thus shouldn’t be all that difficult after the second time you defeat him.
* '''Lampshaded:''' “Hang on, Darcy T. Iplash is trying to strip the princess naked on live television… I’ll be back soon; this should only take a minute.

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* '''Enforced''': Darcsy Darcy is head of the GoldfishPoopGang, GoldfishPoopGang in a video game, and thus thus, shouldn’t be all that difficult after the second time you defeat him.
* '''Lampshaded:''' “Hang on, Darcy T. W. Iplash is trying to strip the princess naked on live television… I’ll television…I’ll be back soon; this should only take a minute.



* '''Exploited''': Darcy is [[ObfuscatingStupidity a lot smarter than he lets on,]] and [[CutLexLuthorACheck sells his services to villains who need a hero distracted for a half-hour or so.]]

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* '''Exploited''': Darcy is [[ObfuscatingStupidity a lot smarter than he lets on,]] and [[CutLexLuthorACheck sells his services to villains who need a the hero distracted for a half-hour or so.]]



* '''Discussed''': “Hey remember when Darcsy was a threat?”
** “…Uhhh… no?..” “Me neither!”
* '''Conversed''': “y’know, for once in this show, I would like to see a villain that could be dimly considered a threat.
* '''Deconstructed''': The courts take Dracy seriously, and he is locked into a life sentence simply because of the scale of his ‘crimes.’

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* '''Discussed''': “Hey “Hey, remember when Darcsy was a threat?”
** “…Uhhh… no?..” “…Uhhh…no?”
**
“Me neither!”
* '''Conversed''': “y’know, “Y’know, for once in this show, I would like to see a villain that could be dimly considered a threat.
threat."
* '''Deconstructed''': The courts take Dracy seriously, and he is locked into handed a life sentence simply because of the scale of his ‘crimes.’‘crimes’.



* '''Played For Laughs''': By it’s nature this trope is played for laughs.
* '''Played For Drama''': At one point or another, Darcy breaks into tears and [[VillainousBreakdown rants about his sheer inability to do anything right, no matter how hard he tries]]. By the end, [[DespairEventHorizon he's so depressed he surrenders to the heroes]].

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* '''Played For Laughs''': By it’s nature nature, this trope is played for laughs.
* '''Played For Drama''': At one point or another, Darcy breaks into tears and [[VillainousBreakdown rants about his sheer inability to do anything right, no matter how hard he tries]]. By the end, [[DespairEventHorizon he's so depressed that he surrenders to the heroes]].
6th Nov '11 6:40:02 PM Insignificant
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* '''Played For Drams''': At one point or another, Darcy breaks into tears and [[VillainousBreakdown rants about his sheer inability to do anything right, no matter how hard he tries]]. By the end, [[DespairEventHorizon he's so depressed he surrenders to the heroes]].

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* '''Played For Drams''': Drama''': At one point or another, Darcy breaks into tears and [[VillainousBreakdown rants about his sheer inability to do anything right, no matter how hard he tries]]. By the end, [[DespairEventHorizon he's so depressed he surrenders to the heroes]].
6th Nov '11 6:37:41 PM Insignificant
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* '''Played For Drams''': At one point or another, Darcy [[WaterWorks breaks into tears]] and [[VillainousBreakdown rants about his sheer inability to do anything right, no matter how hard he tries]]. By the end, [[DespairEventHorizon he's so depressed he surrenders to the heroes]].

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* '''Played For Drams''': At one point or another, Darcy [[WaterWorks breaks into tears]] tears and [[VillainousBreakdown rants about his sheer inability to do anything right, no matter how hard he tries]]. By the end, [[DespairEventHorizon he's so depressed he surrenders to the heroes]].
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