History PlayingWith / ManipulativeBastard

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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** 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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20th Mar '14 2:30:27 PM ZhongHui
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* '''Exploited''': Alice knows Bob is trying to manipulate her, but plays dumb to so that Bob lets his guard down.

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* '''Exploited''': Alice knows Bob is trying to manipulate her, but plays dumb to so that Bob lets his guard down.
20th Mar '14 2:29:52 PM ZhongHui
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* '''Subverted''': Bob wasn't trying to manipulate Alice. He geniunely feels that way.
* '''Double Subverted''': ???
* '''Parodied''': ???
* '''Zig Zagged''': ???

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* '''Subverted''': Bob wasn't trying to manipulate Alice. He geniunely genuinely feels that way.
* '''Double Subverted''': ???
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.
* '''Zig Zagged''': ???Alice manipulates Bob into thinking he's manipulating her.



* '''Exploited''': ???
* '''Defied''': ???
* '''Discussed''': ???

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* '''Exploited''': ???
Alice knows Bob is trying to manipulate her, but plays dumb to so that Bob lets his guard down.
* '''Defied''': ???
Alice knows Bob is trying to manipulate her, and calls him out on it.
* '''Discussed''': ???Bob and Steve talk about the moral implications of manipulating Alice.
8th Feb '14 2:34:39 PM BibsDibs
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* '''Downplayed''': ???

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* '''Downplayed''': ???Bob is very reluctant to manipulate people, but is willingly to do so if necessary.
8th Feb '14 2:18:43 PM BibsDibs
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* '''Subverted''': ???

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* '''Subverted''': ???Bob wasn't trying to manipulate Alice. He geniunely feels that way.
16th Aug '13 8:39:29 AM VPhantom
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* '''Played For Laughs''': [[LaughablyEvil Bob]] [[PokeThePoodle manipulates Alice into doing only slightly evil things, like not recycling]].


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* '''Played For Laughs''': [[LaughablyEvil Bob]] [[PokeThePoodle manipulates Alice into doing only slightly evil things, like not recycling]].
15th Aug '13 9:36:55 PM Lightning4119
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* '''Deconstructed''': Nobody trusts Bob because he keeps manipulating them.
* '''Reconstructed''': Bob plays the long game with his evil plans and frames other people, so nobody catches on.



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