History PlayingWith / MightyWhitey

27th Jun '16 12:33:16 PM DoctorTItanX
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* '''Exaggerated''': A white guy, coming from a city, manages to become better at fishing with a spear, shooting with a bow, riding a horse, wrestling bears, etc, than any other member of the native tribe, and is quickly appointed chief. All within a few days.

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* '''Exaggerated''': A white guy, coming from a city, manages to become drastically better at fishing with a spear, shooting with a bow, riding a horse, wrestling bears, etc, than any other member of the actual native tribe, and is quickly appointed chief. All within a few days.
27th May '14 10:37:50 PM Timjames98
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* '''Parodied''': The white guy's successes are all down to luck--in reality he's a bumbling fool...and as soon as he tries to use his skills against a really dangerous opponent, the natives have to rescue him.

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* '''Parodied''': '''Parodied''':
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The white guy's successes are all down to luck--in reality he's a bumbling fool...and as soon as he tries to use his skills against a really dangerous opponent, the natives have to rescue him.him.
** The white guy gets a job at an [[NativeAmericanCasino indian casino]] and very quickly rises through the ranks until he becomes [[CorruptCorporateExecutive the new leader]].
11th Mar '14 1:27:56 AM AP
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* '''Invoked''': ???

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* '''Invoked''': ???The village chief somehow arranges for the white guy to live with them because he feels his advanced knowledge could be beneficial to the tribe.
25th Dec '13 8:23:13 PM Narutaki2012
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** The White Guy is better than the Natives only because the Natives are pulling a MassiveMultiplayerScam to mock this trope, and the White Guy is naive enough to fall for it.



** The White Guy is better than the Natives only because the Natives are pulling a MassiveMultiplayerScam to mock this trope, and the White Guy is naive enough to fall for it.
25th Dec '13 8:22:24 PM Narutaki2012
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** The White Guy is better than the Natives only because the Natives are pulling a MassiveMultiplayerScam to mock this trope, and the White Guy is naive enough to fall for it.
26th Apr '13 8:06:24 PM JIKTV
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** The white guy is a {{Determinator}} who [[EarnYourHappyEnding works his way]] to success and acceptace by the [[RoundCharacter fully-developed]], sympathetic non-white characters.

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** The white guy is a {{Determinator}} who [[EarnYourHappyEnding works his way]] to success and acceptace acceptance by the [[RoundCharacter fully-developed]], sympathetic non-white characters.



** The white guy looks like he have mastered the technique but he never manages to outdo the Native American.

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** The white guy looks like he have has mastered the technique but he never manages to outdo the Native American.
26th Apr '13 7:45:45 PM Natasel
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* '''Reconstructed''': The white guy is better at everything than all of the non-white characters because the film was meant to accurately portray thoughts of the time.

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* '''Reconstructed''': '''Reconstructed''':
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The white guy is better at everything than all of the non-white characters because the film was meant to accurately portray thoughts of the time.time.
** With the White Guy's example, all the natives eventually learn to be better than they were.
29th Mar '13 5:29:44 AM Natasel
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* '''Downplayed''': Despite living his entire life in the city, it turns out the white guy is pretty good at spear fishing. For a white guy. Compared to a native, its not impressive.

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* '''Downplayed''': Despite living his entire life in the city, it turns out the white guy is pretty good at spear fishing. For a white guy. He's better than the other white guy anyway. Compared to a native, its not impressive.
29th Mar '13 5:29:06 AM Natasel
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** The white guy has access to better health care, nutrition, education and technology. A lack of familiarity with an activity is only a minor disadvantage for him, one he easily overcomes.

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** The white guy has access to better health care, nutrition, education and technology. A lack of familiarity with an activity is only a minor disadvantage for him, one he easily overcomes. Also the native is likely an inbred hick from a small, poor, isolate, unimportant village largely forgotten by time where parasites, starvation, chronic sickness, poverty, ignorance and worse problems plauge everyone.
25th Mar '13 9:08:46 AM Natasel
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* '''Downplayed''': ???

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* '''Downplayed''': ???Despite living his entire life in the city, it turns out the white guy is pretty good at spear fishing. For a white guy. Compared to a native, its not impressive.


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** The white guy has access to better health care, nutrition, education and technology. A lack of familiarity with an activity is only a minor disadvantage for him, one he easily overcomes.
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