History PlayingWith / NeverBringAKnifeToAFistfight

18th Mar '16 8:54:58 PM DastardlyDemolition
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* '''Deconstructed''': Since he can't win in a fair fight, the next time they meet, Dave just shoots Bob from afar or stabs him in the back.

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* '''Deconstructed''': '''Deconstructed''':
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Since he can't win in a fair fight, the next time they meet, Dave just shoots Bob from afar or stabs him in the back.back.
** Bob is skilled at self-defense and martial arts while Dave is just some punk with a knife. While Dave has the weapon, he lacks the training Bob has and is quickly subdued.
22nd Apr '14 9:11:19 AM VPhantom
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* '''Zig Zagged''': Dave keeps pulling out knives, while Bob uses progressively more improbable barehanded disarms to take them away.

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* '''Zig Zagged''': Zagged''':
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Dave keeps pulling out knives, while Bob uses progressively more improbable barehanded disarms to take them away.
22nd Apr '14 6:20:16 AM ElodieHiras
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** Barring occasional flukes or surprise attacks, the fighter with the superior skill wins, ties going to the one with the knife. Bob the [[SemperFi Marine]] [[CurbStompBattle trounced]] petty muggers coming at him with a knife using only his fists, kills unarmed fanatical cultists trying to do a VirginSacrifice with his combat knife, but loses to Vladimir the Spetznaz coming at him with a knife when he's unarmed. Charlie comes at Dave, both everyman, with a knife after his wife cheated on him with Dave, and easily wins. Every once in a while, an inexperienced fighter gets a lucky hit on an opponent who was way out of his league.
8th Nov '13 9:02:54 PM IchigoMontoya
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* '''Downplayed''': Armed opponents tend to lose, but that's because they are all significantly less skilled than the protagonist. When a competent weapon user shows up, the hero is in trouble.

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* '''Downplayed''': Armed opponents tend to lose, but that's because they are they're all significantly less skilled than the protagonist. When a competent weapon user shows up, the hero is hero's in trouble.



** Bob gives Dave a thrashing until the latter reveals a second knife and stabs him.
** Dave proves to be better than Bob expected and the latter can barely hold his own, not getting any good hits in.

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** Bob gives Dave a thrashing good beating until the latter reveals brings out a second knife and stabs him.
** Dave proves to be better than Bob expected and the latter can barely hold his own, not getting any good hits in.expected.



* '''Averted''': Knives and fists are about even, no one is guaranteed to win based on their choice of weapon.

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* '''Averted''': Knives and fists are about even, so no one is one's guaranteed to win based on their choice of weapon.



* '''Deconstructed''': Since he cannot win in a fair fight, the next time they meet, Dave just shoots Bob from afar or stabs him in the back.
* '''Reconstructed''': Bob starts wearing body armor or {{Power Fist}}s to even the odds when fighting barehanded.

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* '''Deconstructed''': Since he cannot can't win in a fair fight, the next time they meet, Dave just shoots Bob from afar or stabs him in the back.
* '''Reconstructed''': Bob starts wearing body armor or {{Power Fist}}s to even the odds when fighting barehanded.
22nd May '13 12:36:53 AM AP
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* '''Exploited''': ???

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* '''Exploited''': ???Bob is secretly MadeOfIron and goes into battle barehanded against Dave, who is armed with a knife. Bob counts on Dave being taken by surprised, allowing for a quick win.
28th Jan '13 7:38:23 PM Jetman123
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* '''Downplayed''': ???

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* '''Downplayed''': ???Armed opponents tend to lose, but that's because they are all significantly less skilled than the protagonist. When a competent weapon user shows up, the hero is in trouble.
27th Jan '13 7:09:55 AM VPhantom
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* '''Exaggerated''': Dave pulls out a gun, [[BatterUp a baseball bat]], a sword etc. and still gets defeated by Bob.

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* '''Exaggerated''': '''Exaggerated''':
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Dave pulls out a gun, [[BatterUp a baseball bat]], a sword etc. and still gets defeated by Bob.



* '''Justified''': Dave doesn't know how to use his weapon properly, while Bob is a highly-trained martial artist.

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* '''Justified''': '''Downplayed''': ???
* '''Justified''':
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Dave doesn't know how to use his weapon properly, while Bob is a highly-trained martial artist.



* '''Subverted''': Bob gives Dave a thrashing until the latter reveals a second knife and stabs him.

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* '''Subverted''': '''Subverted''':
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Bob gives Dave a thrashing until the latter reveals a second knife and stabs him.



* '''Deconstructed''': Since he cannot win in a fair fight, the next time they meet, Dave just shoots Bob from afar or stabs him in the back.
* '''Reconstructed''': Bob starts wearing body armor or {{Power Fist}}s to even the odds when fighting barehanded.



* '''Defied''': Dave throws his knife away before the fight.

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* '''Defied''': '''Exploited''': ???
* '''Defied''':
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Dave throws his knife away before the fight.



* '''PlayedForLaughs''': Bob keeps a running tally of how many times Dave's brought a knife to a fistfight. "You're a slow learner."

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* '''PlayedForLaughs''': '''Deconstructed''': Since he cannot win in a fair fight, the next time they meet, Dave just shoots Bob from afar or stabs him in the back.
* '''Reconstructed''': Bob starts wearing body armor or {{Power Fist}}s to even the odds when fighting barehanded.
* '''Played For Laughs''':
Bob keeps a running tally of how many times Dave's brought a knife to a fistfight. "You're a slow learner."



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%%* '''Implied''': ???
%%* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': ???
%%* '''Played For Drama''': ???
17th Jul '12 1:19:11 AM GentlemensDame883
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** Dave gets training in resisting and countering disarms as well as how to use his weapon properly.
13th Apr '12 4:30:23 PM IchigoMontoya
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* '''Straight''': Dave pulls a knife and is defeated by Bob.
* '''Exaggerated''': Dave pulls a gun, [[BatterUp a baseball bat]], a sword etc. and still gets defeated by Bob.

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* '''Straight''': Dave pulls out a knife and is defeated by Bob.
* '''Exaggerated''': Dave pulls out a gun, [[BatterUp a baseball bat]], a sword etc. and still gets defeated by Bob.



* '''Subverted''': Bob gives Dave a trashing until the latter pulls a second knife and stabs him.

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* '''Subverted''': Bob gives Dave a trashing thrashing until the latter pulls reveals a second knife and stabs him.



* '''Deconstructed''': Since he cannot win in a fair fight, the next time they meet, Dave just shoots Bob from afar, stabs him InTheBack or brings friends.

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* '''Deconstructed''': Since he cannot win in a fair fight, the next time they meet, Dave just shoots Bob from afar, afar or stabs him InTheBack or brings friends.in the back.



* '''Lampshaded''': When Dave pulls a knife, Bob points out that he's better at fighting with his hands.

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* '''Lampshaded''': When Dave pulls out a knife, Bob points out that he's better at fighting with his hands.



** Bob pulls his own knife.
** Dave gets training in resisting and countering disarms as well as how to use his weapon properly.



* '''Conversed''': "Hey, this guy pulled a knife. Bet you he's about to get his ass kicked."
* '''PlayedForLaughs''': Bob keeps a running tally of how many time's Dave's brought a knife to a fistfight. "You're a slow learner."
* '''PlayedForDrama''': Dave and Bob grapple over the knife, Dave slowly forces the knife towards Bob's throat, then gets knocked over and falls on his own blade.

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* '''Conversed''': "Hey, this guy just pulled out a knife. Bet you he's about to get his ass kicked."
* '''PlayedForLaughs''': Bob keeps a running tally of how many time's times Dave's brought a knife to a fistfight. "You're a slow learner."
* '''PlayedForDrama''': Dave and Bob grapple over the knife, Dave slowly forces the knife towards Bob's throat, then gets knocked over and falls on his own blade.
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13th Oct '11 9:00:28 PM GentlemensDame883
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** Dave gets training in resisting and countering disarms as well as how to use his weapon properly.
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