History PlayingWith / HeadDesk

3rd Dec '13 8:16:01 AM randomtroper89
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* '''Downplayed''': Frustrated, Alice leans her head on a desk, but doesn't bang on it.

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* '''Downplayed''': '''Downplayed''':
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Frustrated, Alice leans her head on a desk, but doesn't bang on it.it.
** Alice places a cushion on her desk before hitting it with her head.
14th Sep '13 6:44:46 AM randomtroper89
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** Bob says something stupid in his office, and all of his co-workers headdesk simultaneously.



* '''Implied''': After training Bob, Alice has a headache.



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27th Apr '13 6:47:21 PM IchigoMontoya
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** Alice slams her head into the table so hard she breaks it. ("It" can be either the table or Alice's head.)
* '''Downplayed''': Frustrated, Alice leans her head on a desk, but doesn't bang with it.

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** Alice slams her head into the table so hard that [[HardHead she breaks it. ("It" can be either the table or Alice's head.)
it]].
* '''Downplayed''': Frustrated, Alice leans her head on a desk, but doesn't bang with on it.
20th Jan '13 10:38:45 PM VPhantom
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* '''Exaggerated''': Alice is helping Bob with math, and his first question is "What are fractions?" Cue headdesk from Alice.

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* '''Exaggerated''': '''Exaggerated''':
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Alice is helping Bob with math, and his first question is "What are fractions?" Cue headdesk from Alice.



* '''Discussed''': ???



Back to {{Headdesk}}.
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Back to {{Headdesk}}.
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{{Headdesk}}
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2nd Dec '12 8:40:53 PM XFllo
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* '''Downplayed''': Frustrated, Alice leans her head on a desk, but doesn't bang with it.
31st Aug '12 8:51:38 PM Scrounge
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** Alice slams her head into the table so hard she breaks it. ("It" can be either the table or Alice's head.)
8th Aug '12 3:46:51 PM IchigoMontoya
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'''Basic Trope''': A character expresses intense frustration by banging his head against a desk, [[DarthWiki/WallBanger wall]], or some other nearby item.
* '''Straight''': Alice is helping Bob with math, but even after hours of labored explainations, he still doesn't understand basic fractions. Alice yells in frustration, then repeatedly bangs her head against the table.
* '''Exaggerated''': Alice is helping Bob with math, and his first question is "What are fractions?" Cue {{headdesk}} from Alice.
* '''Justified''':
** Bob is [[ObfuscatingStupidity being intentionally obtuse]] [[{{Troll}} to annoy Alice.]]
** Alice can't really think of any better way to express her anger.
* '''Inverted''': After hours of fruitless tutoring, [[DoubleStandardAbuseFemaleOnMale Alice grabs Bob's head and bangs it repeatedly against the table.]]

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'''Basic Trope''': A character expresses intense frustration by banging his their head against a desk, [[DarthWiki/WallBanger wall]], wall, or some other nearby item.
* '''Straight''': Alice is helping Bob with math, but even after hours of labored explainations, explanations, he still doesn't understand basic fractions. Alice yells in frustration, then repeatedly bangs Alice, frustrated, slams her head against the table.
* '''Exaggerated''': Alice is helping Bob with math, and his first question is "What are fractions?" Cue {{headdesk}} headdesk from Alice.
* '''Justified''':
** Bob is [[ObfuscatingStupidity being intentionally obtuse]] [[{{Troll}} to annoy Alice.]]
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'''Justified''': Alice can't really think of any a better way to express her anger.
* '''Inverted''': After hours of fruitless tutoring, [[DoubleStandardAbuseFemaleOnMale Alice grabs Bob's head and bangs it repeatedly against the table.]]



* '''Double Subverted''': When Bob ''still'' fails to understand, Alice surrenders to temptation and proceeds to {{headdesk}}.

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* '''Double Subverted''': When Bob ''still'' fails to understand, Alice surrenders to temptation and proceeds to {{headdesk}}.headdesk.



* '''Deconstructed''': Alice's tendency to {{headdesk}} whenever she gets frustrated gives her a traumatic brain injury.
* '''Reconstructed''': After recovering from her injuries, Alice undergoes anger management therapy.
* '''Zig Zagged''': Alice's reactions to frustration have no consistency -- one minute she'll calmly accept a missed deadline, and the next minute she'll {{headdesk}} at a missed phone call.

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* '''Deconstructed''': Alice's tendency to {{headdesk}} whenever she gets frustrated gives her a traumatic brain injury.
* '''Reconstructed''': After recovering from her injuries, Alice undergoes anger management therapy.
* '''Zig Zagged''': Alice's reactions to frustration have no consistency -- one minute she'll calmly accept a missed deadline, and the next minute she'll {{headdesk}} headdesk at a missed phone call.



* '''Enforced''': Alice is a SitComic famous for her exaggerated {{headdesk}}s.

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* '''Enforced''': Alice is a SitComic famous for her exaggerated {{headdesk}}s.headdesks.



* '''Invoked''': Alice is hoping that her {{headdesk}} display will motivate Bob to study harder.
* '''Exploited''': Bob deliberately says something stupid, knowing that Alice will {{headdesk}}.
* '''Defied''': Alice knows that headdesking won't help Bob understand her explanations, let alone taking the risk of brain damage should she bang her head too hard. So she use other (safe) methods to channel her anger, such as buying a stress ball.
* '''Discussed''': "Alice needs to stop banging her head on stuff. The last time she did that, she got admitted to the hospital for blunt force trauma for the ''fifth'' time this month!"
* '''Conversed''': "Gee, how did Alice stay ''alive'' with all those head bashing? It's like she had a head made of iron or something!"

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* '''Invoked''': Alice is hoping that her {{headdesk}} headdesk display will motivate Bob to study harder.
* '''Exploited''': Bob deliberately says something stupid, knowing that Alice will {{headdesk}}.
headdesk.
* '''Defied''': Alice knows that headdesking won't help Bob understand her explanations, let alone taking the risk of brain damage should she bang her head too hard. explanations. So she use other (safe) methods to channel her anger, such as buying a stress ball.
* '''Discussed''': "Alice needs to stop banging her head on stuff. The last time she did that, she got admitted to the hospital for blunt force trauma for the ''fifth'' time this month!"
* '''Conversed''': "Gee, how did does Alice stay ''alive'' with all those head bashing? that headdesking? It's like she had a head made of she's got an iron skull or something!"something."
13th Jul '12 2:59:38 PM Angeldeb82
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* '''Inverted''': After hours of fruitless tutoring, [[AbuseIsOkayWhenItIsFemaleOnMale Alice grabs Bob's head and bangs it repeatedly against the table.]]

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* '''Inverted''': After hours of fruitless tutoring, [[AbuseIsOkayWhenItIsFemaleOnMale [[DoubleStandardAbuseFemaleOnMale Alice grabs Bob's head and bangs it repeatedly against the table.]]
9th Jun '12 1:23:27 PM Telcontar
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* '''Justified''': Bob is [[ObfuscatingStupidity being intentionally obtuse]] [[{{Troll}} to annoy Alice.]]

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* '''Justified''': '''Justified''':
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Bob is [[ObfuscatingStupidity being intentionally obtuse]] [[{{Troll}} to annoy Alice.]]
6th Jun '12 10:13:07 PM HotelCalifornia
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'''Basic Trope''': A character expresses intense frustration by banging his head against a desk, [[WallBanger wall]], or some other nearby item.

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'''Basic Trope''': A character expresses intense frustration by banging his head against a desk, [[WallBanger [[DarthWiki/WallBanger wall]], or some other nearby item.
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