History PlayingWith / ItWasAGift

22nd Sep '16 7:39:31 PM VPhantom
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* '''Implied''': Jack mentions that his sword was given to him, but he doesn't elaborate on the giver.



* '''Implied''': Jack mentions that his sword was given to him, but he doesn't elaborate on the giver.
22nd Sep '16 7:10:11 PM ArtiscaIIy
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* '''Parodied''': ???

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* '''Parodied''': ???The sword is visibly horrible, yet Jack still accepts it.



* '''Implied''': Jack mentions that his sword was given to him, but he doesn't elaborate on the giver.
* '''Played For Drama''': The king was his father, and he gave it to Jack before he was assassinated.



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1st Jan '15 2:29:57 AM TrickyTroper
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** Jack gets a novelty item or another worthless gag gift, like a pair of [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Groucho_glasses Groucho glasses]] or a [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whoopee_cushion whoopee cushion]]. For the rest of his life, he considers it his most prized possession.

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** Jack gets a novelty item or another worthless gag gift, like a pair of [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Groucho_glasses Groucho glasses]] or a [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whoopee_cushion whoopee cushion]]. cushion]], from a stranger. For the rest of his life, he considers it his most prized possession.possession just because it was given to him.
27th Dec '14 6:25:14 PM TrickyTroper
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** Jack gets a novelty item or another worthless gift, and for the rest of his life, he considers it his most prized possession.

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** Jack gets a novelty item or another worthless gag gift, and for like a pair of [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Groucho_glasses Groucho glasses]] or a [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whoopee_cushion whoopee cushion]]. For the rest of his life, he considers it his most prized possession.



* '''Reconstructed''':
** ...Except that he ''isn't''. He wanted to make the giver happy, so he spent so much time training with the "useless weapon" that he ends up using it [[LethalJokeItem quite effectively]].
** [[CherryTapping Jack kinows it sucks and uses it so he can rub the villain's nose in it.]]
* '''Played For Laughs''': Jack treasures a gag gift, like a pair of [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Groucho_glasses Groucho glasses]] or a [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whoopee_cushion whoopee cushion]].

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* '''Reconstructed''':
** ...
'''Reconstructed''': ...Except that he ''isn't''. He wanted to make the giver happy, so he spent so much time training with the "useless weapon" that he ends up using it [[LethalJokeItem quite effectively]].
** * '''Played For Laughs''': [[CherryTapping Jack kinows knows it sucks and uses it so he can rub the villain's nose in it.]]
* '''Played For Laughs''': Jack treasures a gag gift, like a pair of [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Groucho_glasses Groucho glasses]] or a [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whoopee_cushion whoopee cushion]].
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27th Dec '14 6:22:44 PM TrickyTroper
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* '''Straight''': The ReasonableAuthorityFigure honors Jack for [[JumpedAtTheCall volunteering]] by giving him a sword.
* '''Exaggerated''': Every single thing he owns is a gift.
* '''Downplayed''': Jack gets a novelty item or another worthless gift.

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* '''Straight''': The ReasonableAuthorityFigure honors Jack for [[JumpedAtTheCall volunteering]] by giving him a sword.
sword, which he cherishes.
* '''Exaggerated''': '''Exaggerated''':
**
Every single thing he owns is possession Jack cares about was a gift.
** Jack gets a novelty item or another worthless gift, and for the rest of his life, he considers it his most prized possession.
* '''Downplayed''': Jack gets owns seven swords, and the one that was a novelty item or another worthless gift.gift is slightly more important to him.



** Jack's sword is important to him because it's the only thing he owns that ''wasn't'' a gift.



* '''Parodied''': Jack treasures a gag gift, like a pair of [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Groucho_glasses Groucho glasses]] or a [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whoopee_cushion whoopee cushion]]

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* '''Parodied''': Jack treasures a gag gift, like a pair of [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Groucho_glasses Groucho glasses]] or a [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whoopee_cushion whoopee cushion]]???



* '''Averted''': All objects are bought or won.

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* '''Averted''': '''Averted''':
** No one considers gifts to be particularly important.
**
All objects are bought or won.



* '''Lampshaded''': "No, Jack, you want to keep that sword; these are just random swords, and that's a ''gift''"
* '''Invoked''': "[[BadassBoast I am the champion of the kingdom! I received my sword from the hand of the king, my armor from the hand of the queen, and my horse from the greatest wizard of the land!]]"

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* '''Lampshaded''': "No, Jack, you want to keep that sword; these are just random swords, and that's a ''gift''"
* '''Invoked''':
"[[BadassBoast I am the champion of the kingdom! I received my sword from the hand of the king, my armor from the hand of the queen, and my horse from the greatest wizard of the land!]]"land!]]"
* '''Invoked''': Jack appreciates the sword because it was a royal gift.



* '''Defied''':
** Jack, still annoyed with the king, refuses to accept the stupid sword.

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* '''Defied''':
'''Defied''':
** Jack, still annoyed with the king, [[KeepTheReward refuses to accept the stupid sword.sword]].



* '''Discussed''': "Why does he keep that thing around?" "You're asking me? Probably it was a gift or something."

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* '''Discussed''': '''Discussed''':
** "No, Jack, you want to keep that sword; these are just random swords, and that's a ''gift''"
**
"Why does he keep that thing around?" "You're asking me? Probably because it was a gift or something."



* '''Played For Laughs''': Jack treasures a gag gift, like a pair of [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Groucho_glasses Groucho glasses]] or a [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whoopee_cushion whoopee cushion]].



%%* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': ???
%%* '''Played For Laughs''': ???
14th May '14 6:01:25 AM theAdeptRogue
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* '''Zig Zagged''': The sword was actually {{curse}}d, and the ReasonableAuthorityFigure knew it. Except that it has good powers too, and he can manage with the curse. The sword is no better than any other sword he could have gotten from a swordsmith...but the knowledge the king gave it to him means that he gets more support from the people. But it can be tracked, and hoofbeats come along to find [[FiveManBand them]] while deep in enemy territory, oh no! Wait! TheCavalry has arrrived!

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* '''Zig Zagged''': The sword was actually {{curse}}d, and the ReasonableAuthorityFigure knew it. Except that it has good powers too, and he can manage with the curse. The sword is no better than any other sword he could have gotten from a swordsmith...but the knowledge the king gave it to him means that he gets more support from the people. But it can be tracked, and hoofbeats come along to find [[FiveManBand them]] them while deep in enemy territory, oh no! Wait! TheCavalry has arrrived!
18th Nov '13 11:49:51 PM VPhantom
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* '''Parodied''': Jack treasures a gag gift.

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* '''Parodied''': Jack treasures a gag gift.gift, like a pair of [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Groucho_glasses Groucho glasses]] or a [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whoopee_cushion whoopee cushion]]
17th Nov '13 10:49:34 PM TrickyTroper
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* '''Defied''': Jack, still annoyed with the king, refuses to accept the stupid sword.

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* '''Defied''': '''Defied''':
**
Jack, still annoyed with the king, refuses to accept the stupid sword.
** Jack regifts the
sword.
14th Nov '13 8:10:17 AM TrickyTroper
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* '''Exaggerated''': Every single thing he owns is a gift, and he can't throw any of it away.
* '''Downplayed''': ???

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* '''Exaggerated''': Every single thing he owns is a gift, and he can't throw any of it away.
gift.
* '''Downplayed''': ???Jack gets a novelty item or another worthless gift.



** The sword is magically bound to Jack

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** The sword is magically bound to JackJack.
5th Jul '13 9:53:03 AM LadyJafaria
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* '''Exploited''': ???

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* '''Exploited''': ???[[EvilChancellor The Chancellor]] knows Jack won't throw away a gift, so he presents Jack with "[[BlatantLies a gift from the King]]" that's actually a piece of junk or even an EvilWeapon.
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