History PlayingWith / KatanasAreJustBetter

20th Oct '16 6:14:25 PM Owlorange1995
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* '''Deconstructed:''' Alice spends a hefty amount of money on a katana, fully expecting it to be better than Bob's claymore and Charlie's saber, but is dismayed when she finds out that their much cheaper swords are just as capable of doing any job her katana can do.

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* '''Deconstructed:''' '''Deconstructed:'''
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Alice spends a hefty amount of money on a katana, fully expecting it to be better than Bob's claymore and Charlie's saber, but is dismayed when she finds out that their much cheaper swords are just as capable of doing any job her katana can do.do.
** Alice's katana is powerful, but she becomes over-reliant on it and cannot effectively fight if she is disarmed
24th Jul '16 2:18:33 AM VPhantom
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* '''Inverted:''' Alice's katana is unable to cut through the same things Bob's claymore and Charlie's saber can.

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* '''Inverted:''' Alice's katana is unable to cut through the same things Bob's claymore and claymore, Charlie's saber and Diana's rapier can.



%%* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': ???
21st Jul '16 6:33:58 AM Morgenthaler
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* '''Played For Laughs''': Upon seeing Alice has a katana, the DangerouslyGenreSavvy General Leopold immediately orders his claymore-wielding troops to retreat, and commissions a group of smiths to arm said troops with more katanas.

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* '''Played For Laughs''': Upon seeing Alice has a katana, the DangerouslyGenreSavvy cunning General Leopold immediately orders his claymore-wielding troops to retreat, and commissions a group of smiths to arm said troops with more katanas.
20th Oct '14 10:46:08 PM Nasrudith
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** Whether katanas are better is situational. While they are faster they perform worse against well armored opponents.
18th Oct '13 4:54:25 PM Leliel
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'''Played For Laughs''': Upon seeing Alice has a katana, the DangerouslyGenreSavvy General Leopold immediately orders his claymore-wielding troops to retreat, and commissions a group of smiths to arm said troops with more katanas.

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'''Played *'''Played For Laughs''': Upon seeing Alice has a katana, the DangerouslyGenreSavvy General Leopold immediately orders his claymore-wielding troops to retreat, and commissions a group of smiths to arm said troops with more katanas.
18th Oct '13 4:54:12 PM Leliel
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'''Played For Laughs''': Upon seeing Alice has a katana, the DangerouslyGenreSavvy General Leopold immediately orders his claymore-wielding troops to retreat, and commissions a group of smiths to arm said troops with more katanas.



%%* '''Played For Laughs''': ???
25th Apr '13 11:32:00 AM UltramarineAlizarin
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* '''Downplayed''': ???

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* '''Downplayed''': ???Alice's katana is admired for its craftsmanship, but is treated equivalent to other swords in practical use.
25th Feb '13 12:41:06 AM Perpdepog
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* '''Exploited''': ???

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* '''Exploited''': ???Everyone knows katanas are able to slice and dice through armies of mooks, and Alice uses this knowledge to frighten off said mooks and avoid needing to fight at all.
24th Jan '13 9:41:13 PM VPhantom
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* '''Downplayed''': ???



* '''Deconstructed:''' Alice spends a hefty amount of money on a katana, fully expecting it to be better than Bob's claymore and Charlie's saber, but is dismayed when she finds out that their much cheaper swords are just as capable of doing any job her katana can do.
* '''Reconstructed:''' Alice bought a replica under the impression it was a genuine katana. Once she gets her hands on a real one, it turns out to be the superior sword after all.



* '''Exploited''': ???



* '''Deconstructed:''' Alice spends a hefty amount of money on a katana, fully expecting it to be better than Bob's claymore and Charlie's saber, but is dismayed when she finds out that their much cheaper swords are just as capable of doing any job her katana can do.
* '''Reconstructed:''' Alice bought a replica under the impression it was a genuine katana. Once she gets her hands on a real one, it turns out to be the superior sword after all.



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31st Aug '12 7:48:12 PM NeoLightning
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