History PlayingWith / IdiotPlot

26th Nov '16 9:00:17 AM KingBowser9001
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* '''Exaggerated''': Jack sneaks into the castle to steal the MacGuffin even though the king is a ReasonableAuthorityFigure and Jack needs it to save the kingdom.

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* '''Exaggerated''': Jack sneaks into the king's castle to steal the MacGuffin even though {{MacGuffin}} he needs to save the kingdom. The king is a ReasonableAuthorityFigure and Jack needs ''also'' plans to use it to save the kingdom.
20th Jul '16 4:55:36 AM Morgenthaler
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* '''Played For Drama''': The BigBad is DangerouslyGenreSavvy, and the heroes' stupid plan gets them captured and/or killed.

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* '''Played For Drama''': The BigBad is DangerouslyGenreSavvy, very intelligent, and the heroes' stupid plan gets them captured and/or killed.
14th Sep '15 1:16:27 PM TrickyTroper
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* '''Straight''': Jack sees Jill embracing a man and, although a reasonable and good-tempered man, storms out without hearing he is her long-lost brother.

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* '''Straight''': Jack sees Jill embracing a man and, although man. Although Jack is a reasonable and good-tempered man, he storms out without hearing he that the other man is her [[RelativeError Jill's long-lost brother.brother]].
1st May '15 12:47:58 PM VPhantom
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** The characters are emotionally compromised (dealing with a family members, being a ShellShockedVeteran, suffered from a secret mental disorder etc.) and weren't thinking straight in a particular situation.

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** The characters are emotionally compromised (dealing with a family members, being a ShellShockedVeteran, suffered suffering from a secret mental disorder disorder, etc.) and weren't thinking straight in a particular situation.
1st May '15 12:05:19 PM shatterstar
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** The characters are emotionally compromised (dealing with a family members, being a ShellShockVeteran etc.) and weren't thinking straight in a particular situation.

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** The characters are emotionally compromised (dealing with a family members, being a ShellShockVeteran ShellShockedVeteran, suffered from a secret mental disorder etc.) and weren't thinking straight in a particular situation.
1st May '15 12:04:19 PM shatterstar
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1st May '15 12:04:14 PM shatterstar
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** The characters are emotionally compromised (dealing with a family members, being a ShellShockVeteran etc.) and weren't thinking straight in a particular situation.
23rd Sep '13 7:42:55 PM Roxor
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* '''Conversed''': ???

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* '''Conversed''': ???"You see last night's episode?" "Yeah, half an hour of Jack acting like an idiot because of a lazy writer." "I think I'll give it a miss, then."
6th Sep '13 7:52:00 PM Etheru
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* '''Lampshaded''': "We're only the first chapter, so we can't possibly talk now."

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* '''Lampshaded''': '''Lampshaded''':
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"We're only the first chapter, so we can't possibly talk now.""
** The characters state that the plot wouldn't work if they made smart decisions.
29th Aug '13 4:53:30 PM BibsDibs
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* '''Enforced''': RealityIsOutToLunch, and the assumptions that the "intelligent" plan relies on are faulty. What appears to be a stupid plot is, [[FridgeBrilliance in context]], actually the appropriate course of action.

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* '''Enforced''': '''Enforced''':
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RealityIsOutToLunch, and the assumptions that the "intelligent" plan relies on are faulty. What appears to be a stupid plot is, [[FridgeBrilliance in context]], actually the appropriate course of action.action.
** The writers want to put some {{foreshadowing}} in that Jack might not be as smart as he or everyone else thinks.
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