History PlayingWith / MundaneAfterlife

2nd Oct '15 2:15:26 AM Omegamaelstrom
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* '''Lampshaded''': "Shouldn't I be interviewed for this?"

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* '''Lampshaded''': "Shouldn't I be interviewed by an angel for this?"
2nd Oct '15 2:14:28 AM Omegamaelstrom
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* '''Lampshaded''': ???

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* '''Lampshaded''': ???"Shouldn't I be interviewed for this?"
26th Jan '14 10:27:56 AM SKJAM
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* '''Enforced''': ???

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* '''Enforced''': ???It's an ImagineSpot in a regular WorkCom, and the producer requires reusing the same sets to save on the budget, so the writers go for as mundane an afterlife as possible.
25th Nov '13 7:56:50 AM Someoneman
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** The afterlife is so ordinary that most people don't even ''realize'' they died when they find themselves there.
2nd Aug '13 8:24:10 AM LadyJafaria
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* '''Zig Zagged''': ???

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* '''Zig Zagged''': ???Some people do mundane things in the afterlife, and some don't; it depends on how they lived or what they believed in.
3rd Feb '13 9:42:34 AM SKJAM
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* '''Downplayed''': ???

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* '''Downplayed''': ???Joe's Heaven office job is much more pleasant than his Earth office job, as the BadBoss went to Hell.
26th Jan '13 9:47:47 PM VPhantom
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* '''Basic Trope''': The afterlife is just like life on Earth, only eternal.
* '''Played Straight''': [[OfficeDrone Joe Schmo]] dies. He gets to {{Heaven}}, and finds a steady job working in a cubicle, just as he did on Earth.
* '''Exaggerated''': There is very much an {{Adminisphere}}, office politics, etc.
** Due to the CelestialBureaucracy, there really isn't much chance of advancement. In other words, once an OfficeDrone, always an OfficeDrone.

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* '''Basic Trope''': The afterlife is just like life on Earth, only eternal.
* '''Played Straight''': '''Straight''': [[OfficeDrone Joe Schmo]] dies. He gets to {{Heaven}}, and finds a steady job working in a cubicle, just as he did on Earth.
* '''Exaggerated''': '''Exaggerated''':
**
There is very much an {{Adminisphere}}, office politics, etc.
** Due to the CelestialBureaucracy, there really isn't much chance of advancement. In other words, once an OfficeDrone, always an OfficeDrone. OfficeDrone.
* '''Downplayed''': ???



* '''Inverted''': [[OurAngelsAreDifferent Angelica]] goes to Earth, and she pretty much lives as a PerpetualTourist, [[WhatExactlyIsHisJob on a permanent vacation]], and has FriendsRentControl and an ImprobableFoodBudget.

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* '''Inverted''': [[OurAngelsAreDifferent Angelica]] goes to Earth, and she pretty much lives as a PerpetualTourist, [[WhatExactlyIsHisJob on a permanent vacation]], and has FriendsRentControl and an ImprobableFoodBudget.



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* '''Reconstructed''':



* '''Lampshaded''':
* '''Averted''': {{Heaven}} is more of a vacation resort and {{Hell}} is a torture chamber; souls of the deceased do not do any work; only angels and demons have jobs to do.

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* '''Lampshaded''':
'''Zig Zagged''': ???
* '''Averted''': '''Averted''':
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{{Heaven}} is more of a vacation resort and {{Hell}} is a torture chamber; souls of the deceased do not do any work; only angels and demons have jobs to do. do.



* '''Enforced''':
* '''Invoked''':
* '''Defied''':
* '''Played For Laughs''': Very often is.
* '''Played For Drama''': NoSuchThingAsHR, NoOSHACompliance, etc. causes problems.

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* '''Enforced''':
'''Enforced''': ???
* '''Invoked''':
'''Lampshaded''': ???
* '''Defied''':
'''Invoked''': ???
* '''Played For Laughs''': Very often is.
'''Exploited''': ???
* '''Defied''': ???
* '''Discussed''': ???
* '''Conversed''': ???
* '''Played For Drama''': NoSuchThingAsHR, NoOSHACompliance, etc. causes problems. problems.
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%%* '''Implied''': ???
%%* '''Deconstructed''': ???
%%* '''Reconstructed''': ???
%%* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': ???
%%* '''Played For Laughs''': ???
%%* '''Played For Drama''': ???
26th Nov '12 7:50:44 PM MsChibi
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*'''Basic Trope''': The afterlife is just like life on Earth, only eternal.
*'''Played Straight''': [[OfficeDrone Joe Schmo]] dies. He gets to {{Heaven}}, and finds a steady job working in a cubicle, just as he did on Earth.
*'''Exaggerated''': There is very much an {{Adminisphere}}, office politics, etc.
** Due to the CelestialBureaucracy, there really isn't much chance of advancement. In other words, once an OfficeDrone, always an OfficeDrone.
*'''Justified''': Heaven wants to give its eternal guests a sense of purpose, by giving them something to do...plus, it gets all that cosmic busywork done.
*'''Inverted''': [[OurAngelsAreDifferent Angelica]] goes to Earth, and she pretty much lives as a PerpetualTourist, [[WhatExactlyIsHisJob on a permanent vacation]], and has FriendsRentControl and an ImprobableFoodBudget.
*'''Subverted''': Joe gets to take as many coffee breaks as he wants, there's a rec room to play in, and ''every'' day is Casual Friday! It's hardly like coming to work at all!
*'''Double Subverted''': But he still has mountains of paperwork that the CelestialBureaucracy expects him to do.
*'''Deconstructed''':
*'''Reconstructed''':
*'''Parodied''': A WorkCom that takes place in {{Hell}}
*'''Lampshaded''':
*'''Averted''': {{Heaven}} is more of a vacation resort and {{Hell}} is a torture chamber; souls of the deceased do not do any work; only angels and demons have jobs to do.
** There ''is'' no afterlife in this setting; just CessationOfExistence.
*'''Enforced''':
*'''Invoked''':
*'''Defied''':
*'''Played For Laughs''': Very often is.
*'''Played For Drama''': NoSuchThingAsHR, NoOSHACompliance, etc. causes problems.
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