History PlayingWith / ManChild

29th Oct '17 5:55:49 PM AHI-3000
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** Bob is mentally handicapped. [[RealityEnsues his parents die in a car accident]], and he has no choice but to move into a home.
** Because Bob is mentally immature, he is unable to comprehend the seriousness of adult life to the point where he cannot be relied on to handle big responsibilities and depends on someone else to do it for him.

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** Bob is mentally handicapped. [[RealityEnsues his parents die in a car accident]], and he has no choice but to move into a home.
** Because Bob is mentally immature, he is unable to comprehend the seriousness of adult life to the point where he cannot be relied on to handle big responsibilities responsibilities, and depends on someone else to do it for him.him.
** Bob is [[BasementDweller still living with his parents]] because of his inability (or refusal) to take care of himself. [[RealityEnsues Because his parents will eventually die someday]], he has no choice but to move out of the house and fend for himself somehow, or worse.



** Bob is childish and immature to the point of being [[PsychopathicManchild very creepy, mentally unstable, and even violent]].

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** Bob is childish and immature to the point of being [[PsychopathicManchild very creepy, mentally unstable, and or even violent]].
29th Oct '17 5:48:21 PM AHI-3000
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** Bob has some childlike interests, but has the capacity to act like an adult.

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** Bob has some childlike interests, but still has the capacity to act like an adult.adult in serious situations.



** Bob [[FreudianExcuse didn't have much of a good childhood]], and is trying to relive it in his adult years.
** Bob has grown up around very immature people.

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** Bob [[FreudianExcuse didn't have much of a good childhood]], [[GrowingUpSucks or finds that adulthood isn't too fun either]], and is desperately trying to relive it his youth in his adult years.
** Bob has grown up around very immature people. [[DysfunctionalFamily Perhaps his parents]] [[AntiRoleModel weren't very good role models]].



** Growing older is mandatory, growing UP is optional.

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** Growing older is mandatory, but growing UP ''up'' is optional.



** AnAesop describing how growing up is optional, whereas growing older is mandatory.
** AnAesop about how adults ''shouldn't'' be acting like overgrown children.

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** AnAesop describing how growing up is optional, whereas growing older is mandatory.
mandatory, but growing ''up'' is optional.
** AnAesop about how adults ''shouldn't'' ''should not'' be acting like overgrown children.



** Growing older is mandatory, but growing UP is optional, and people still manage to accept him for who he is.

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** Growing older is mandatory, but growing UP ''up'' is optional, and people still manage to accept him for who he is.



** Bob's behavior means he is unable to make friends or have a deep relationship and, since he has no ability to rationalize the consequences for his actions, regresses even farther into his manchild state.
** Bob is a PsychopathicManchild.

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** Bob's childish behavior stems from having an [[FreudianExcuse unhappy childhood]] and/or an [[GrowingUpSucks unhappy adulthood]]. Bob desperately clings onto nostalgic memories of his youth, to the point of suffering severe depression, and being unable to actually live in the present.
** Bob's personality
means he is unable to make friends or keep friends, or have a deep relationship and, with anyone; and since he has no ability to rationalize the consequences for resolve his actions, emotional problems on his own, he regresses even farther into his manchild state.
state out of loneliness.
** Bob is a PsychopathicManchild.
childish and immature to the point of being [[PsychopathicManchild very creepy, mentally unstable, and even violent]].
21st Oct '17 10:54:33 PM Fangusu
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'''Basic Trope''': An adult character who acts like an exuberant little kid.
* '''Straight''': Bob is in his 30s, yet still acts like an 10-year-old. He plays with toys and he loves candy.
* '''Exaggerated''': Bob is nearly 100 years old, and yet he behaves like an infant.

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'''Basic Trope''': An adult character who acts like an exuberant a little kid.
child.
* '''Straight''': Bob is in his 30s, yet still acts like an 10-year-old.a preteen. He plays with toys and he loves candy.
* '''Exaggerated''': Bob is nearly 100 years old, and yet he behaves like an infant.a toddler.



** Bob is in his 20s, but he acts like an immature teenager.
** Even though Bob has some childlike interests, he acts like an adult if the situation calls for it.

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** Bob is in his 20s, but he acts like an immature a teenager.
** Even though Bob has some childlike interests, he acts but has the capacity to act like an adult if the situation calls for it.adult.



* '''Inverted''': AdorablyPrecociousChild - Bob is an 10-year-old who acts like a 30-year-old.

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* '''Inverted''': AdorablyPrecociousChild - Bob is an a 10-year-old who acts like a 30-year-old.



* '''Parodied''': Bob even ''dresses'' like an 10-year-old.

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* '''Parodied''': Bob even ''dresses'' like an gets mistaken for a 10-year-old.
12th Oct '17 12:37:46 PM CourtDogs
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* '''Deconstructed''': Bob's attempts to relive his childhood indicate some serious psychological problems on his behalf. He's never able to mentally "grow up", and remains distrusted by both adults and children alike.

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* '''Deconstructed''': '''Deconstructed''':
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Bob's attempts to relive his childhood indicate some serious psychological problems on his behalf. He's never able to mentally "grow up", and remains distrusted by both adults and children alike.


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** Because Bob is mentally immature, he is unable to comprehend the seriousness of adult life to the point where he cannot be relied on to handle big responsibilities and depends on someone else to do it for him.
27th Sep '17 7:47:28 PM NeonyandereHD
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Added DiffLines:

** Bob is mentally handicapped. [[RealityEnsues his parents die in a car accident]], and he has no choice but to move into a home.


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** Bob grieves deeply for his parents, but he eventually manages to befriend some of the other residents.


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3rd Jun '17 10:05:02 PM AHI-3000
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* '''Downplayed''': Even though Bob has some childlike interests, he acts like an adult if the situation calls for it.

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* '''Downplayed''': '''Downplayed''':
** Bob is in his 20s, but he acts like an immature teenager.
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Even though Bob has some childlike interests, he acts like an adult if the situation calls for it.



** Bob didn't have much of a childhood, and is reliving it in his adult years.

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** Bob has some sort of [[AmbiguousDisorder mental illness or developmental disability]].
** Bob [[FreudianExcuse
didn't have much of a childhood, good childhood]], and is reliving trying to relive it in his adult years.



** Bob has a developmental disability.



** AnAesop about how adults ''shouldn't'' be acting like overgrown children.



* '''Deconstructed''': Bob's attempts to relive his childhood indicate some serious psychological problems on his behalf. He's never able to mentally "grow up" and remains distrusted by both adults and children alike.

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* '''Deconstructed''': Bob's attempts to relive his childhood indicate some serious psychological problems on his behalf. He's never able to mentally "grow up" up", and remains distrusted by both adults and children alike.



** PsychopathicManchild

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** PsychopathicManchildBob is a PsychopathicManchild.
29th Apr '17 12:40:37 AM Dimon
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** Bob is extremely immature to the point of being [[PsychopathicManchild creepy, unstable, and violent]].

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** Bob is extremely immature to the point of being [[PsychopathicManchild creepy, unstable, and violent]].PsychopathicManchild
17th Sep '16 2:02:46 PM AHI-3000
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** Bob is so immature that he's [[PsychopathicManchild creepy, unstable, and violent]].

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** Bob is so extremely immature that he's to the point of being [[PsychopathicManchild creepy, unstable, and violent]].
17th Sep '16 2:01:47 PM AHI-3000
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* '''Played For Drama''': Bob's behavior means he is unable to make friends or have a deep relationship and, since he has no ability to rationalize the consequences for his actions, regresses even farther into his manchild state.

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* '''Played For Drama''': Drama''':
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Bob's behavior means he is unable to make friends or have a deep relationship and, since he has no ability to rationalize the consequences for his actions, regresses even farther into his manchild state.state.
** Bob is so immature that he's [[PsychopathicManchild creepy, unstable, and violent]].
22nd Mar '15 11:41:56 AM PonyPenguinFan
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* '''Inverted''': Bob is an 10-year-old who acts like a 30-year-old.

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* '''Inverted''': AdorablyPrecociousChild - Bob is an 10-year-old who acts like a 30-year-old.
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