History PlayingWith / HighAltitudeInterrogation

8th Dec '13 2:12:12 PM VPhantom
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* '''Downplayed''': Alice threatens to knock Bob down a flight of stairs if he doesn't comply.

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* '''Downplayed''': '''Downplayed''':
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Alice threatens to knock Bob down a flight of stairs if he doesn't comply.
8th Dec '13 11:40:42 AM Dylanamin
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** Alice uses some sort of illusion to trick Bob into thinking that he is about to fall to his death. Really, Alice wouldn't go that far, and the fall is nothing more than a few feet.
10th Jul '13 10:47:47 PM SeanMurrayI
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* '''Exploited''': ???

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* '''Exploited''': ???Alice is well aware ahead of time that Bob is very afraid of heights.
28th Jun '13 6:37:24 AM LadyJafaria
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* '''Downplayed''': ???

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* '''Downplayed''': ???Alice threatens to knock Bob down a flight of stairs if he doesn't comply.
21st Jan '13 7:12:41 PM VPhantom
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'''Basic Trope:''' Alice seeks to get information from a stubborn Bob by dangling him from the top of a skyscraper and threatening to let go of him if Bob doesn't comply.
* '''Straight:''' Bob is willing to comply with Alice and tell her everything she wants to know after being threatened this way.
* '''Exaggerated:''' Alice dangles Bob from a jet plane that is flying high above any buildings.
* '''Justified:''' Alice's method of interrogating suspects is based on an existing technique, which the law enforcement/government agency her character is associated with practices in RealLife.
* '''Inverted:''' Alice ties Bob to helium balloons, and threatens to release him into the atmosphere if he doesn't talk.
* '''Subverted:''' Bob would rather die than tell Alice anything, anyway, so he refuses give up the information Alice wants after being threatened with death in this manner.
* '''Double Subverted:''' Alice then drops Bob, catching him just before he hits the ground with a grappling hook and bringing him back up to ask him again. He is now willing to talk.
* '''Parodied:''' The "great height" Alice dangles Bob from is less than half the height of the average human being. Bob is terrified and reveals everything he knows.
* '''Averted:''' Alice's interrogation methods neither involve fear of heights nor death threats.
* '''Deconstructed:''' Any information or confession Bob gives Alice is considered unreliable. Anything Bob says may just be anything Alice would want to hear and not necessarily the truth.

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'''Basic Trope:''' Trope''': A characters dangles someone from a high place, in order to interrogate him/her.
* '''Straight''':
Alice seeks to get information from a stubborn Bob by dangling him from the top of a skyscraper and threatening to let go of him if Bob doesn't comply.
comply. He ends up talking out of sheer terror
* '''Straight:''' Bob is willing to comply with Alice and tell her everything she wants to know after being threatened this way.
* '''Exaggerated:'''
'''Exaggerated''': Alice dangles Bob from a jet plane that is flying high several miles above any buildings.
the ground.
* '''Justified:''' '''Downplayed''': ???
* '''Justified''':
Alice's method of interrogating suspects is based on an existing technique, which the law enforcement/government agency her character is associated with practices in RealLife.
* '''Inverted:''' '''Inverted''': Alice ties Bob to helium balloons, and threatens to release him into the atmosphere if he doesn't talk.
* '''Subverted:''' '''Subverted''': Bob would rather die than tell Alice anything, anyway, so he refuses give up the information Alice wants after being threatened with death in this manner.
* '''Double Subverted:''' Subverted''': Alice then drops Bob, catching him just before he hits the ground with a grappling hook and bringing him back up to ask him again. He is now willing to talk.
* '''Parodied:''' '''Parodied''': The "great height" Alice dangles Bob from is less than half the height of the average human being. Bob is terrified and reveals everything he knows.
* '''Averted:''' '''Zig Zagged''': ???
* '''Averted''':
Alice's interrogation methods neither involve fear of heights nor death threats.
* '''Deconstructed:''' '''Enforced''': ???
* '''Lampshaded''': ???
* '''Invoked''': ???
* '''Exploited''': ???
* '''Defied''': ???
* '''Discussed''': ???
* '''Conversed''': ???
* '''Deconstructed''':
Any information or confession Bob gives Alice is considered unreliable. Anything Bob says may just be anything Alice would want to hear and not necessarily the truth.



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%%* '''Implied''': ???
%%* '''Reconstructed''': ???
%%* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': ???
%%* '''Played For Laughs''': ???
%%* '''Played For Drama''': ???
5th Dec '11 8:59:34 PM SeanMurrayI
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'''Basic Trope:''' A character motivates another character to reveal information by dangling them from a high place.
* '''Straight:''' Alice seeks to get information from a stubborn Bob by dangling him from the top of a skyscraper and threatening to let go of him if Bob doesn't comply.Bob is willing to comply with Alice and tell her everything she wants to know after being threatened this way.

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'''Basic Trope:''' A character motivates another character to reveal information by dangling them from a high place.
* '''Straight:'''
Alice seeks to get information from a stubborn Bob by dangling him from the top of a skyscraper and threatening to let go of him if Bob doesn't comply.comply.
* '''Straight:'''
Bob is willing to comply with Alice and tell her everything she wants to know after being threatened this way.
5th Dec '11 8:58:12 PM SeanMurrayI
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** Alice believes threats to be the most effective way of obtaining the information.
3rd Dec '11 10:35:05 AM WackyMeetsPractical
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'''Basic Trope:''' Alice seeks to get information from a stubborn Bob by dangling him from the top of a skyscraper and threatening to let go of him if Bob doesn't comply.
* '''Straight:''' Bob is willing to comply with Alice and tell her everything she wants to know after being threatened this way.

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'''Basic Trope:''' A character motivates another character to reveal information by dangling them from a high place.
* '''Straight:'''
Alice seeks to get information from a stubborn Bob by dangling him from the top of a skyscraper and threatening to let go of him if Bob doesn't comply.
* '''Straight:'''
comply.Bob is willing to comply with Alice and tell her everything she wants to know after being threatened this way.way.
* '''Exaggerated:''' Alice dangles Bob from a jet plane that is flying high above any buildings.
* '''Justified:''' Alice's method of interrogating suspects is based on an existing technique, which the law enforcement/government agency her character is associated with practices in RealLife.
** Alice believes threats to be the most effective way of obtaining the information.
* '''Inverted:''' Alice ties Bob to helium balloons, and threatens to release him into the atmosphere if he doesn't talk.



* '''Inverted:''' Alice ties Bob to helium balloons, and threatens to release him into the atmosphere if he doesn't talk.



* '''Exaggerated:''' Alice dangles Bob from a jet plane that is flying high above any buildings.
* '''Justified:''' Alice's method of interrogating suspects is based on an existing technique, which the law enforcement/government agency her character is associated with practices in RealLife.
3rd Dec '11 9:22:42 AM SeanMurrayI
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* '''Inverted:''' Alice ties Bob to helium balloons, and threatens to release him into the atmosphere if he doesn't talk.


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* '''Inverted:''' Alice ties Bob to helium balloons, and threatens to release him into the atmosphere if he doesn't talk.
3rd Dec '11 9:19:56 AM SeanMurrayI
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'''Basic Trope:''' A character motivates another character to reveal information by dangling them from a high place.
* '''Straight:''' Alice seeks to get information from a stubborn Bob by dangling him from the top of a skyscraper and threatening to let go of him if Bob doesn't comply. Bob is willing to comply with Alice and tell her everything she wants to know after being threatened this way.
* '''Exaggerated''': Alice dangles Bob from a jet plane that is flying high above any buildings.
* '''Downplayed''': ???
* '''Justified''': [[TortureAlwaysWorks Threats always work]].
* '''Inverted''': Bob dangles Alice from a high place and demands this interrogation be over with at once or he'll let go of Alice.
** Alice ties Bob to helium balloons, and threatens to release him into the atmosphere if he doesn't talk.

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'''Basic Trope:''' A character motivates another character to reveal information by dangling them from a high place.
* '''Straight:'''
Alice seeks to get information from a stubborn Bob by dangling him from the top of a skyscraper and threatening to let go of him if Bob doesn't comply. comply.
* '''Straight:'''
Bob is willing to comply with Alice and tell her everything she wants to know after being threatened this way.
* '''Exaggerated''': Alice dangles Bob from a jet plane that is flying high above any buildings.
* '''Downplayed''': ???
* '''Justified''': [[TortureAlwaysWorks Threats always work]].
* '''Inverted''': Bob dangles Alice from a high place and demands this interrogation be over with at once or he'll let go of Alice.
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'''Inverted:''' Alice ties Bob to helium balloons, and threatens to release him into the atmosphere if he doesn't talk.



* '''Double Subverted''': Alice then drops Bob, catching him just before he hits the ground with a grappling hook and bringing him back up to ask him again. He is now willing to talk.
* '''Parodied''': The "great height" Alice dangles Bob from is less than half the height of the average human being. Bob is terrified and reveals everything he knows.
* '''Zig Zagged''': ???

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* '''Double Subverted''': Subverted:''' Alice then drops Bob, catching him just before he hits the ground with a grappling hook and bringing him back up to ask him again. He is now willing to talk.
* '''Parodied''': '''Parodied:''' The "great height" Alice dangles Bob from is less than half the height of the average human being. Bob is terrified and reveals everything he knows.
* '''Zig Zagged''': ???
knows.



* '''Exaggerated:''' Alice dangles Bob from a jet plane that is flying high above any buildings.
* '''Justified:''' Alice's method of interrogating suspects is based on an existing technique, which the law enforcement/government agency her character is associated with practices in RealLife.



* '''Reconstructed''': ???
* '''Enforced''': ???
* '''Lampshaded''': ???
* '''Invoked''': ???
* '''Exploited''': ???
* '''Defied''': ???
* '''Discussed''': ???
* '''Conversed''': ???
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