History PlayingWith / ManipulativeBastard

19th Aug '17 10:31:34 AM Wingnut
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* '''Justified''': Bob is TheEmpath, which is what allows him [[GoodPowersBadPeople to take advantage of others' feelings]].

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* '''Justified''': '''Justified''':
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Bob is TheEmpath, which is what allows him [[GoodPowersBadPeople to take advantage of others' feelings]]. feelings]].
** Bob's manipulation was for a good cause.
28th Jul '17 1:59:50 PM Slaugth324
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** Bob plays the long game with his evil plans and frames other people, so nobody catches on.

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** Bob plays the long game with his evil plans and schemes and frames other people, so nobody catches on.
21st Jul '17 1:31:33 PM Twoeyesshort
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** Of course being terrible at manipulation was what Bob wanted everyone to think all along...

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** [[ObfuscatingStupidity Of course being terrible at manipulation was what Bob wanted everyone to think all along...]]
27th Jun '17 8:05:53 AM Slaugth324
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* '''Straight''': Bob tells [[TheAtoner Alice]] that if she doesn't help him defeat Emperor Evulz, she will be never forgiven for her bad deeds.

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* '''Straight''': Bob '''Straight''':
**Bob
tells [[TheAtoner Alice]] that if she doesn't help him defeat Emperor Evulz, she will be never forgiven for her bad deeds.
26th Jun '17 2:36:34 PM Slaugth324
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'''Basic Trope''': A character takes advantage of other character's emotions to gain control over them.

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'''Basic Trope''': A character takes advantage of other character's emotions manipulates others in order to gain control over them.further their goals.
26th Jun '17 1:06:34 PM Slaugth324
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** Bob hatches a plan to trick Alice into doing what he wants.



* '''Invoked''': Bob hatches a plan to trick Alice into doing what he wants.

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* '''Invoked''': Bob hatches a plan to trick Alice into doing what he wants.???
19th Nov '15 9:04:46 PM KyuTurtle
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* '''Downplayed''': Bob is very reluctant to manipulate people, but is willingly to do so if necessary.

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* '''Downplayed''': Bob is very reluctant to manipulate people, but is willingly willing to do so if necessary.
25th Jun '15 9:19:06 PM VPhantom
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* '''Subverted''': Bob wasn't trying to manipulate Alice. He genuinely feels that way.

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* '''Subverted''': '''Subverted''':
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Bob wasn't trying to manipulate Alice. He genuinely feels that way.



* '''Double Subverted''': Bob is manipulating Alice into thinking he genuinely feels that way.

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* '''Double Subverted''': Subverted''':
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Bob is manipulating Alice into thinking he genuinely feels that way.



* '''Parodied''': Take the zig-zagged or deconstructed example and think of it in a more humorous way.
** Bob manipulates people into doing things he could do himself in a few seconds: such as picking up a pencil.

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* '''Parodied''': Take the zig-zagged or deconstructed example and think of it in a more humorous way.
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Bob manipulates people into doing things he could do himself in a few seconds: such as picking up a pencil.



* '''Reconstructed''': Bob plays the long game with his evil plans and frames other people, so nobody catches on.

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* '''Reconstructed''': '''Reconstructed''':
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Bob plays the long game with his evil plans and frames other people, so nobody catches on.
25th Jun '15 5:42:19 PM doorhandle
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Added DiffLines:

** Bob wants to be this trope, [[BigBadWannabe but is VERY bad at it.]]


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** Of course being terrible at manipulation was what Bob wanted everyone to think all along...


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** Bob manipulates people into doing things he could do himself in a few seconds: such as picking up a pencil.


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** Because no-one trusts him, Bob relies almost entirely upon reverse psychology instead, to much the same effect as if they did trust him.
16th Jan '15 9:49:16 PM TrickyTroper
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* '''Invoked''': ???

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* '''Invoked''': ???Bob hatches a plan to trick Alice into doing what he wants.



* '''Conversed''': ???

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* '''Conversed''': ???"This show is just plain sick! Bob tricks Alice into doing everything he wants her to do, and Steve treats him like he's in the right."



* '''Played For Drama''': Bob tricks Alice into killing her friend Charlie. When Alice [[MyGodWhatHaveIDone realizes what she's done]], she murders Bob.



%%* '''Implied:''': ???
%%* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': ???
%%* '''Played For Laughs''': ???
%%* '''Played For Drama''': ???

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%%* '''Implied:''': ???
%%* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': ???
%%* '''Played For Laughs''': ???
%%* '''Played For Drama''':
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