History PlayingWith / InsufferableGenius

18th Jul '16 5:56:35 AM doorhandle
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30th Oct '13 8:33:44 PM BananaPancakes
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* '''Downplayed''': Carnegie is {{Pr|ide}}oud of his intellectual gifts but not to the point of despising others. He knows his weakness in that area and makes a point of working on it. Those who know him don't feel him to be arrogant.

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* '''Downplayed''': '''Downplayed''':
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Carnegie is {{Pr|ide}}oud of his intellectual gifts but not to the point of despising others. He knows his weakness in that area and makes a point of working on it. Those who know him don't feel him to be arrogant.arrogant.
** JerkassHasAPoint.



* '''Parodied''': Whenever anyone comes to Carnegie with a problem they need help solving, he insults them for several hours. When they finally get fed up and walk away, he says "Wait! Don't go! Here's the solution!"

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* '''Parodied''': Whenever anyone comes to Carnegie with a problem they need help solving, he insults them for several hours. When they finally get fed up and start to walk away, he says "Wait! Don't go! Here's the solution!"



** Carnigie's arrogance comes from [[InferioritySuperiorityComplex a crippling need to assure himself he's really that smart]]. On the occasions he ''does'' get something wrong, he collapses into a HeroicBSOD.
** Instead of his genius solving problems, Carnegie's made even more problems due to his intolerability.

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** Carnigie's Carnegie's arrogance comes from [[InferioritySuperiorityComplex a crippling need to assure himself he's really that smart]]. On the occasions he ''does'' get something wrong, he collapses into a HeroicBSOD.
** Instead of his genius solving problems, Carnegie's made Carnegie creates even more problems due to his intolerability.
23rd Sep '13 9:07:12 PM BananaPancakes
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* '''Downplayed''': Carnegie is [[{{Pride}} Proud]] of his intellectual gifts but not to the point of despising others. He knows his weakness in that area and makes a point of working on it. Those who know him don't feel him to be arrogant.

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* '''Downplayed''': Carnegie is [[{{Pride}} Proud]] {{Pr|ide}}oud of his intellectual gifts but not to the point of despising others. He knows his weakness in that area and makes a point of working on it. Those who know him don't feel him to be arrogant.



** Carnigie is socially awkward and puts up psychological barriers to protect his demand for autonomy. He is also aggressive in debate. Many mistake that for arrogance but those close to him know him as a GentlemanAndAScholar [[JerkWithAHeartOfGold underneath his shell.]]

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** Carnigie Carnegie is socially awkward and puts up psychological barriers to protect his demand for autonomy. He is also aggressive in debate. Many mistake that for arrogance but those close to him know him as a GentlemanAndAScholar [[JerkWithAHeartOfGold underneath his shell.]]shell]].



** Carnigie make a show of being NiceToTheWaiter. However he is really so arrogant that he cannot believe himself to be arrogant; because having a flaw would imply that he cannot control himself.
* '''Parodied''': When anyone comes to Carnegie with a problem, he insults them for several hours. When they finally get fed up and walk away, he says "Wait! Don't go! Here's the solution!"

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** Carnigie Carnegie make a show of being NiceToTheWaiter. However he is really so arrogant that he cannot believe himself to be arrogant; because having a flaw would imply that he cannot control himself.
* '''Parodied''': When Whenever anyone comes to Carnegie with a problem, problem they need help solving, he insults them for several hours. When they finally get fed up and walk away, he says "Wait! Don't go! Here's the solution!"



* '''Lampshaded''': "Ah, yes, your problem. Rest assured I've known all about it, long before you could even conceptualize it. By the time you started considering the possibility of a solution, I had already thought of several viable ones".

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* '''Lampshaded''': "Ah, yes, your problem. Rest assured I've known all about it, long before you could even conceptualize it. By the time you started considering the possibility of a solution, I had already thought of formulated several viable ones".



** Alternatively: Carnegie, who has always been gifted with intelligence, is deliberately rude to people so that other people will leave him alone.
* '''Exploited''': Ben, needing a partner for a science project, immediatly asks the resident asshole.

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** Alternatively: Carnegie, who has always been gifted with intelligence, is deliberately rude to people so that other people they will leave him alone.
* '''Exploited''': Ben, needing a partner for a science project, immediatly promptly asks the resident asshole.



** Everyone that works with him hates Carnegie - he may be smart, but he's too much of an asshole to deal with.

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** Everyone that works with him hates Carnegie - -- he may be smart, but he's too much of an asshole to deal with.



** Instead of his genius solving problems, Carnigie's made even more problems due to his insufferability.

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** Instead of his genius solving problems, Carnigie's Carnegie's made even more problems due to his insufferability.intolerability.



* '''Played for Drama''': Carnigie is visited by supernatural beings who reform him by showing him a vision of what he is like in other people's eyes.

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* '''Played for Laughs''': For every word Carnegie utters that someone else interprets as wishing to cause affront, he takes a pratfall.
* '''Played for Drama''': Carnigie Carnegie is visited by supernatural beings who reform him by showing him a vision of what he is like in other people's eyes.



%%* '''Played For Laughs''': ???
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%%* '''Played For Laughs''': ???
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16th Sep '13 8:24:01 AM Leliel
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* '''Reconstructed''': Everyone that works with him admits that Carnegie may be an asshole, but he's still one of the smartest guys around.

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* '''Reconstructed''': '''Reconstructed''':
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Everyone that works with him admits that Carnegie may be an asshole, but he's still one of the smartest guys around.around.
** He eventually learns to take occasional failure more easily, and becomes a lot less smarmy as a result, though he's still a JerkWithAHeartOfGold.
30th Aug '13 9:23:05 AM VPhantom
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** Alternatively: Carnegie is brilliant, but has crippling self-esteem problems stemming from the constant mockery of his peers. In times of crisis, however, he is forced to offer solutions even though he's afraid to even speak.
*** Which can lead to a double subversion when he finally gets praise and recognition for his talents and doesn't know how to handle it properly.

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** Alternatively: Carnegie is brilliant, but has crippling self-esteem problems stemming from the constant mockery of his peers. In times of crisis, however, he is forced to offer solutions even though he's afraid to even speak.
*** Which
speak.[[note]]Which can lead to a double subversion when he finally gets praise and recognition for his talents and doesn't know how to handle it properly.[[/note]]
30th Aug '13 7:30:32 AM gibberingtroper
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** Carnegie's greater awareness of the world around him and/or the consequences of ideas and actions can lead to him being irritated by realities that are invisible to normal people. With no one to share it with, he becomes prickly.


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*** Which can lead to a double subversion when he finally gets praise and recognition for his talents and doesn't know how to handle it properly.
30th Jul '13 5:47:49 PM BibsDibs
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** Carnegie is smart, but convinced himself to be an idiot.

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** Carnegie is smart, but convinced himself to be that he's an idiot.
30th Jul '13 5:44:54 PM BibsDibs
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** InferioritySuperiorityComplex
** Carnegie is diagnosed with {{narcissis|t}}m.



** Carnegie is smart, but is convinced he's an idiot.

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** Carnegie is smart, but is convinced he's himself to be an idiot.
30th Jul '13 5:38:13 PM BibsDibs
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** Carnegie is smart, but is convinced he's an idiot.


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** Carnegie is smart, but is convinced he's an idiot.
30th Jul '13 5:35:16 PM BibsDibs
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** Carnegie is smart, but is convinced he's an idiot.
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