History PlayingWith / HopeSpot

19th May '16 4:49:04 PM randomtroper89
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** Bob actually does save Jim from Evulz, but Jim has already been hurt by Evulz PoisonedWeapon and dies much slower and painfully then he would have.

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** Bob actually does save Jim from Evulz, Evulz', but Jim has already been hurt by Evulz PoisonedWeapon and dies much slower and painfully then he would have.
19th May '16 4:48:13 PM randomtroper89
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** Jim barely escapes a [[ILoveNuclearPower radiation enhanced]] SuperSoldier only to get cancer and die a slow painful death.

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** Bob actually does save Jim barely escapes a [[ILoveNuclearPower radiation enhanced]] SuperSoldier only to get cancer from Evulz, but Jim has already been hurt by Evulz PoisonedWeapon and die a slow painful death.dies much slower and painfully then he would have.



%%* '''Played For Drama''': ???

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%%* '''Played For Drama''': ??? ???
29th Apr '15 5:57:02 PM DiscoGlacier
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* '''Lampshaded''': Jim is defeated and at the mercy of Emperor Evulz, but Bob shows up at the last moment... to which Jim reacts by telling Bob to get out of the way because [[GenreSavvy he's probably about to get blasted.]]

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* '''Lampshaded''': '''Lampshaded''':
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Jim is defeated and at the mercy of Emperor Evulz, but Bob shows up at the last moment... to which Jim reacts by telling Bob to get out of the way because [[GenreSavvy he's probably about to get blasted.]]]]
** TooGoodToBeTrue
14th Nov '13 9:12:29 AM JamaicanCastle
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* '''Invoked''': ???

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* '''Invoked''': ???Evulz, [[GenreSavvy having read his]] SunTzu, gives the heroes a HopeSpot so that they don't break out their DesperationAttack until it's too late.
23rd Oct '13 1:50:59 PM randomtroper89
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* '''Exaggerated''': Jim is on the brink of being enslaved or killed by Emperor Evulz when Bob, a demi-god one-man army shows up to help. [[FingerpokeOfDoom He dies from a tiny flick]].

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* '''Exaggerated''': '''Exaggerated''':
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Jim is on the brink of being enslaved or killed by Emperor Evulz when Bob, a demi-god one-man army shows up to help. [[FingerpokeOfDoom He dies from a tiny flick]].flick]].
** Jim barely escapes a [[ILoveNuclearPower radiation enhanced]] SuperSoldier only to get cancer and die a slow painful death.
14th Sep '13 6:55:36 PM EchoingSilence
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* '''Enforced''': "This scene is too boring, so lets spice it up by having the viewers think that Jim's getting rescued!"

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* '''Enforced''': "This '''Enforced''':
**"This
scene is too boring, so lets spice it up by having the viewers think that Jim's getting rescued!"rescued!"
** The producers want to avoid [[DarknessInducedAudienceApathy people losing interest in the story]] so they throw in a hope spot to reel 'em in.
2nd Feb '13 6:33:48 PM VPhantom
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* '''Averted''': Something happens to give Jim hope. Things then turn out as he hoped, with no catch.
** Alternatively, nothing happens that would give Jim hope once things start going downhill.

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* '''Averted''': '''Averted''':
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Something happens to give Jim hope. Things then turn out as he hoped, with no catch.
** Alternatively, nothing Nothing happens that would give Jim hope once things start going downhill.
2nd Feb '13 6:26:02 PM Gideoncrawle
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* '''Averted''': Something shows up to give the heroes hope. It turns out as they hoped with no catch.

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* '''Averted''': Something shows up happens to give the heroes Jim hope. It turns Things then turn out as they hoped he hoped, with no catch.catch.
** Alternatively, nothing happens that would give Jim hope once things start going downhill.
4th Jan '13 2:31:13 PM VPhantom
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* '''Exploited''': Evulz allows the heroes to have {{HopeSpot}}s, just so he can shatter them, [[DespairGambit breaking the heroes' spirits]].

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* '''Exploited''': Evulz allows the heroes to have {{HopeSpot}}s, {{Hope Spot}}s, just so he can shatter them, [[DespairGambit breaking the heroes' spirits]].



--> "Whatever happens to me, don't come to my rescue if I get captured."
--> "How come?"
--> "That's when you'd die."

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--> "Whatever happens to me, don't come to my rescue if I get captured."
-->
"\\
"How come?"
-->
come?"\\
"That's when you'd die."


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%%* '''Played For Laughs''': ???
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4th Jan '13 2:16:13 PM Robinton
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* '''Exploited''': ???

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* '''Exploited''': ???Evulz allows the heroes to have {{HopeSpot}}s, just so he can shatter them, [[DespairGambit breaking the heroes' spirits]].
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