History PlayingWith / Mindscrew

31st Aug '14 3:35:04 PM VPhantom
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* '''Parodied''': Bob, Alice, and their friend [[Film/{{Eraserhead}} Henry Spencer]] move into a [[Literature/HouseOfLeaves house]].

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* '''Parodied''': Bob, Alice, and their friend [[Film/{{Eraserhead}} Henry Spencer]] move into a [[Literature/HouseOfLeaves house]].???



* '''Averted''':

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* '''Averted''': '''Averted''':
31st Aug '14 3:29:39 PM CalamityJane
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* '''Parodied''': Bob, Alice, and their friend [[Film/{{Eraserhead}} Henry Spencer]] move into a house.

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* '''Parodied''': Bob, Alice, and their friend [[Film/{{Eraserhead}} Henry Spencer]] move into a house.[[Literature/HouseOfLeaves house]].
28th Mar '14 11:00:14 AM Ionz
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* '''Exploited''': ???

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* '''Exploited''': ???When this trope is used to trick someone into something.
25th Mar '13 5:22:29 PM VPhantom
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* '''Exaggerated''': ''Bob and Alice'' is two hours of unconnected symbolism, random imagery, [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking and not a single person in the movie named Bob or Alice.]]

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* '''Exaggerated''': ''Bob and Alice'' is two hours of unconnected symbolism, random imagery, [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking and not a single person in the movie movie]] [[NonindicativeName is named Bob or nor Alice.]]
25th Mar '13 4:41:36 PM TalonsofIceandFire
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* '''Exaggerated''': ''Bob and Alice'' is two hours of unconnected symbolism, random imagery, [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking and not a single person in the movie is named Bob or Alice.]]

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* '''Exaggerated''': ''Bob and Alice'' is two hours of unconnected symbolism, random imagery, [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking and not a single person in the movie is named Bob or Alice.]]
25th Mar '13 4:41:23 PM TalonsofIceandFire
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* '''Exaggerated''': ''Bob and Alice'' is two hours of unconnected symbolism and random imagery. [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking No one in the movie is named Bob or Alice.]]

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* '''Exaggerated''': ''Bob and Alice'' is two hours of unconnected symbolism and symbolism, random imagery. [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking No one imagery, [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking and not a single person in the movie is named Bob or Alice.]]
26th Jan '13 7:27:42 PM VPhantom
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* '''Downplayed''': ''Bob and Alice'' mostly makes sense, except for that [[BigLippedAlligatorMoment one scene]] two-thirds of the way in.

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* '''Downplayed''': '''Downplayed''':
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''Bob and Alice'' mostly makes sense, except for that [[BigLippedAlligatorMoment one scene]] two-thirds of the way in.



* '''Justified''': ''Bob and Alice'' is told from the perspective of an unmedicated schizophrenic with positive symptoms.

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* '''Justified''': '''Justified''':
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''Bob and Alice'' is told from the perspective of an unmedicated schizophrenic with positive symptoms.



* '''Inverted''': ''Bob and Alice'''s plot is very literal and explained as clearly as possible. All plot threads are tied up and all phenomena are explained.

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* '''Inverted''': '''Inverted''':
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''Bob and Alice'''s plot is very literal and explained as clearly as possible. All plot threads are tied up and all phenomena are explained.



* '''Subverted''': ''Bob and Alice'' is a story within a story, and the "outside" story does make sense.

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* '''Subverted''': '''Subverted''':
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''Bob and Alice'' is a story within a story, and the "outside" story does make sense.



* '''Double Subverted''': Then the outside story breaks down.

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* '''Double Subverted''': Subverted''':
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Then the outside story breaks down.



* '''Parodied''': Bob, Alice, and their friend [[{{Eraserhead}} Henry Spencer]] move into a [[color:blue:house]].
* '''Deconstructed''': Bob and Alice begin the story sane and fall into insanity as reality breaks down and nothing they do can stop it.
** Alternatively, [[BrownNote it's best to leave the work uncomprehended at all.]]
* '''Reconstructed''': Bob and Alice, now insane, go on to narrate ''Bob and Alice II'', a story about them trying to get ''Bob and Alice II'' published.

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* '''Parodied''': Bob, Alice, and their friend [[{{Eraserhead}} [[Film/{{Eraserhead}} Henry Spencer]] move into a [[color:blue:house]].
* '''Deconstructed''': Bob and Alice begin the story sane and fall into insanity as reality breaks down and nothing they do can stop it.
** Alternatively, [[BrownNote it's best to leave the work uncomprehended at all.]]
* '''Reconstructed''': Bob and Alice, now insane, go on to narrate ''Bob and Alice II'', a story about them trying to get ''Bob and Alice II'' published.
house.



* '''Averted''': The story makes sense.

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* '''Averted''': '''Averted''':
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The story makes sense.



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



* '''Discussed''': "A giant phallic monster is going to burst out of the wall now, isn't it?"

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* '''Discussed''': '''Discussed''':
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"A giant phallic monster is going to burst out of the wall now, isn't it?"



* '''Deconstructed''':
** Bob and Alice begin the story sane and fall into insanity as reality breaks down and nothing they do can stop it.
** Alternatively, [[BrownNote it's best to leave the work uncomprehended at all.]]
* '''Reconstructed''': Bob and Alice, now insane, go on to narrate ''Bob and Alice II'', a story about them trying to get ''Bob and Alice II'' published.



* '''Played For Drama''': Bob's life make no sense and he kills himself, being unable to tolerate it anymore.

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* '''Played For Drama''': Drama''':
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Bob's life make no sense and he kills himself, being unable to tolerate it anymore.



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%% Optional items, added after Conversed, at your discretion:
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%%* '''Implied''': ???
%%* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': ???
24th Sep '12 5:00:41 PM mrbing0
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* '''Downplayed''': ''Bob and Alice'' mostly makes sense, except for that [[BigLippedAlligatorMomment one scene]] two-thirds of the way in.

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* '''Downplayed''': ''Bob and Alice'' mostly makes sense, except for that [[BigLippedAlligatorMomment [[BigLippedAlligatorMoment one scene]] two-thirds of the way in.
17th Sep '12 8:13:55 AM MetalKing1417
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* '''Downplayed''': ''Bob and Alice'' mostly makes sense, except for that one scene two-thirds of the way in.

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* '''Downplayed''': ''Bob and Alice'' mostly makes sense, except for that [[BigLippedAlligatorMomment one scene scene]] two-thirds of the way in.
8th Aug '12 2:59:56 AM TheBagel
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Added DiffLines:

** The creators realize that the viewers are going to take everything literally, so they have the characters explain all the symbolism and metaphors.
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