History PlayingWith / KangarooCourt

7th Jun '17 10:38:21 AM MathsAngelicVersion
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** Alice's court openly brags about its absurdly high conviction rate.



* '''Discussed''': ???

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* '''Discussed''': ???"I may be innocent, but Alice is presiding at my trial. I don't think this will end well."



* '''Played For Laughs''': Bob is a HateSink who - among many other things - loves to inflict DisproportionateRetribution over "offences" that never even took place. While they do have enough real dirt on him to give him the desired sentence anyway, the heroes decide it'd be more fun and karmic to send him through a mock trial that uses InsaneTrollLogic to convict him of bizarre things.



%%* '''Reconstructed''': ???



%%* '''Played For Laughs''': ???
22nd Feb '17 6:34:02 AM grayglowcloud
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** Bob tries to defend himself, but the judge and jury use InsaneTrollLogic to convict her anyway.

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** Bob tries to defend himself, but the judge and jury use InsaneTrollLogic to convict her him anyway.
17th Dec '16 11:06:07 AM Eievie
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* '''Straight''': [[HangingJudge Judge Alex]] decides that Betty is guilty of murder, without any evidence, and throws her into jail.
* '''Exaggerated''': Alex punishes Betty by having her shot to death by an angry mob.
* '''Downplayed''': Alex decides Betty is guilty for shoplifting, with no evidence, and gives her a $20 fine.

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* '''Straight''': [[HangingJudge Judge Alex]] Alice]] decides that Betty Bob is guilty of murder, without any evidence, and throws her him into jail.
* '''Exaggerated''': Alex Alice punishes Betty Bob by having her him shot to death by an angry mob.
* '''Downplayed''': Alex Alice decides Betty Bob is guilty for shoplifting, with no evidence, and gives her him a $20 fine.



** Alex is a KnightTemplar who indiscriminately punishes people he sees as "sinners". Betty happens to be one of them.
** Betty is living under a dictatorship, and she is seen as a state enemy.
** Betty is in a community that is mostly cut off from the rest of the country, meaning it doesn't have to go by the laws because there is nobody from the higher government to enforce this.

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** Alex Alice is a KnightTemplar who indiscriminately punishes people he she sees as "sinners". Betty Bob happens to be one of them.
** Betty Bob is living under a dictatorship, and she he is seen as a state enemy.
** Betty Bob is in a community that is mostly cut off from the rest of the country, meaning it doesn't have to go by the laws because there is nobody from the higher government to enforce this.



** Betty is given a fair trial, and is acquitted.
** Betty is acquitted by the judge and is declared innocent despite evidence to the contrary.
* '''Subverted''': The trial seems staged to Betty but it is not - it simply follows the rules of a different legal system.

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** Betty Bob is given a fair trial, and is acquitted.
** Betty Bob is acquitted by the judge and is declared innocent despite evidence to the contrary.
* '''Subverted''': The trial seems staged to Betty Bob but it is not - it not--it simply follows the rules of a different legal system.



** The judge presiding at Betty's trial, along with all other members of court, [[VisualPun are actual kangaroos]].
** Alice tries to defend herself, but the judge and jury use InsaneTrollLogic to convict her anyway.
* '''Zig Zagged''': There are fair judges, as there are corrupt ones.
* '''Averted''': Alex is a fair judge.

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** The judge presiding at Betty's Bob's trial, along with all other members of court, [[VisualPun are actual kangaroos]].
** Alice Bob tries to defend herself, himself, but the judge and jury use InsaneTrollLogic to convict her anyway.
* '''Zig Zagged''': There are fair judges, as there are well as corrupt ones.
* '''Averted''': Alex Alice is a fair judge.



* '''Lampshaded''': "Hey, did you realize that the number of convictions has risen five-fold after Alex was appointed as a judge?" "Yeah, I wonder why..."
* '''Invoked''': Somebody wants Betty out of the way and uses a lot of money to get it made so.
* '''Exploited''': Betty, aware of impending verdict, decides to make a complete and total ass of herself during the trial, to the point that that the court is left with 2 options: Convict Betty and let her basically use this freedom to incriminate and insult everybody involved because she's already being punished, or let her go so she won't talk.
* '''Defied''': Betty exposes the judge before the trial so that a non-hanging judge could reside.

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* '''Lampshaded''': "Hey, did you realize that the number of convictions has risen five-fold after Alex Alice was appointed as a judge?" "Yeah, I wonder why..."
* '''Invoked''': Somebody wants Betty Bob out of the way and uses a lot of money to get it made so.
* '''Exploited''': Betty, Bob, aware of impending verdict, decides to make a complete and total ass of herself himself during the trial, to the point that that the court is left with 2 options: Convict Betty Bob and let her him basically use this freedom to incriminate and insult everybody involved because she's he's already being punished, or let her him go so she he won't talk.
* '''Defied''': Betty Bob exposes the judge before the trial so that a non-hanging judge could reside.



* '''Deconstructed''': After one too many false verdicts, someone informs the government about Alex, who is investigated for corruption. He is found guilty, and is stripped of his position.
* '''Reconstructed''': After a heavy checking, somebody noticed that the effect was actually positive to a point, and the government lets Alex keep going but assigns only very specific cases to him that would otherwise legally let a guilty party go.

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* '''Deconstructed''': After one too many false verdicts, someone informs the government about Alex, Alice, who is investigated for corruption. He She is found guilty, and is stripped of his her position.
* '''Reconstructed''': After a heavy checking, somebody noticed that the effect was actually positive to a point, and the government lets Alex Alice keep going but assigns only very specific cases to him her that would otherwise legally let a guilty party go.
18th Feb '16 11:49:44 AM TinOz
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* '''Downplayed''': Alex decides Betty is guilty for murder, with no evidence, and gives her a $20 fine.

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* '''Downplayed''': Alex decides Betty is guilty for murder, shoplifting, with no evidence, and gives her a $20 fine.
27th Aug '13 5:25:06 PM BibsDibs
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* '''Inverted''': Betty is given a fair trial, and is acquitted.

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* '''Inverted''': '''Inverted''':
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Betty is given a fair trial, and is acquitted.acquitted.
** Betty is acquitted by the judge and is declared innocent despite evidence to the contrary.
2nd Feb '13 2:04:44 AM skywerewolf
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* '''Enforced''': ???

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* '''Enforced''': ???The creator wanted to show just how much of a bastard a group was and decides to do it by having the hanging judge.



* '''Invoked''': ???
* '''Exploited''': ???
* '''Defied''': ???

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* '''Invoked''': ???
Somebody wants Betty out of the way and uses a lot of money to get it made so.
* '''Exploited''': ???
Betty, aware of impending verdict, decides to make a complete and total ass of herself during the trial, to the point that that the court is left with 2 options: Convict Betty and let her basically use this freedom to incriminate and insult everybody involved because she's already being punished, or let her go so she won't talk.
* '''Defied''': ???Betty exposes the judge before the trial so that a non-hanging judge could reside.


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* '''Reconstructed''': After a heavy checking, somebody noticed that the effect was actually positive to a point, and the government lets Alex keep going but assigns only very specific cases to him that would otherwise legally let a guilty party go.
24th Jan '13 4:56:48 PM demonfiren
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* '''Subverted''': The trial seems staged to Betty but isn't its just a different legal system

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* '''Subverted''': The trial seems staged to Betty but isn't its just it is not - it simply follows the rules of a different legal systemsystem.
5th Jan '13 9:08:30 PM VPhantom
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* '''Double Subverted''': But even under that system it is unfair

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* '''Double Subverted''': But even under that system it is unfairunfair.



** The judge presiding at Betty's trial, along with all other members of court, are actual kangaroos.

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** The judge presiding at Betty's trial, along with all other members of court, [[VisualPun are actual kangaroos.kangaroos]].



* '''Deconstructed''': After one too many false verdicts, someone informs the government about Alex, who is investigated for corruption. He is found guilty, and is stripped of his position.
* '''Reconstructed''': ???



* '''Defied''': ???



* '''Played for Drama''': ???

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* '''Played '''Deconstructed''': After one too many false verdicts, someone informs the government about Alex, who is investigated for Drama''': ???corruption. He is found guilty, and is stripped of his position.



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5th Jan '13 7:14:54 PM skywerewolf
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** Betty is in a community that is mostly cut off from the rest of the country, meaning it doesn't have to go by the laws because there is nobody from the higher government to enforce this.
18th Jun '12 8:42:57 PM FinalStarman
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* '''Justified''': Alex is a KnightTemplar who indiscriminately punishes people he sees as "sinners". Betty happens to be one of them.

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* '''Justified''': '''Justified''':
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Alex is a KnightTemplar who indiscriminately punishes people he sees as "sinners". Betty happens to be one of them.



* '''Parodied''': The judge presiding at Betty's trial, along with all other members of court, are actual kangaroos.

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* '''Parodied''': '''Parodied''':
**
The judge presiding at Betty's trial, along with all other members of court, are actual kangaroos.



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