History PlayingWith / ObstructiveBureaucrat

10th Oct '15 9:56:48 AM TheUnknownUploader
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* '''Conversed''': ???

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* '''Conversed''': ???"Geez, Alice could've stopped the aliens years ago if Bob wasn't so strict."
13th Aug '13 12:27:46 PM VPhantom
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-->"I'll put them through so much red tape, they'll come out looking like {{Deadpool}}."

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-->"I'll put them through so much red tape, they'll come out looking like {{Deadpool}}.SelfDemonstrating/{{Deadpool}}."
13th Aug '13 12:25:20 PM KillerClowns
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** Bob knows Alice is actually a traitor, and is BotheringByTheBook to buy time.

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** Bob knows Alice is actually a traitor, TheMole, and is BotheringByTheBook to buy time.
13th Aug '13 12:25:03 PM KillerClowns
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-->"I'll put them through so much red tape, they'll come out looking like {{Deadpool}}."



-->"I'll put them through so much red tape, they'll come out looking like {{Deadpool}}."
13th Aug '13 12:24:46 PM KillerClowns
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* '''Downplayed''': ???

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* '''Downplayed''': ???Bob knows better than to stop Alice during an emergency, but still insists she fill out the proper paperwork afterwards.


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** Bob knows Alice is actually a traitor, and is BotheringByTheBook to buy time.
7th Jul '13 5:28:21 PM dvorak
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** The reason Bob is so strict about the kind of pencil Alice uses is because the agency computer can't read the form unless it's filled out in #2 Yellow pencil lead.
27th Jan '13 4:59:38 PM VPhantom
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* '''Exaggerated''': Even though there is currently an EldritchAbomination rampaging in the headquarters, Bob insists that Alice fills out a weapon requisition form before she takes a gun and shoots it.

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* '''Exaggerated''': '''Exaggerated''':
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Even though there is currently an EldritchAbomination rampaging in the headquarters, Bob insists that Alice fills out a weapon requisition form before she takes a gun and shoots it.



* '''Justified''': The organization is very big and its supply of weapons is severely limited. The bureaucracy has to make sure that agents only carry weapons when they have a good reason to do so.

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* '''Justified''': '''Downplayed''': ???
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The organization is very big and its supply of weapons is severely limited. The bureaucracy has to make sure that agents only carry weapons when they have a good reason to do so.



* '''Parodied''': Bob puts his big red DENIED stamp on Alice' weapon requisition form with an EvilLaugh.

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* '''Parodied''': '''Parodied''':
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Bob puts his big red DENIED stamp on Alice' weapon requisition form with an EvilLaugh.



* '''Deconstructed''': Bob has obsessive compulsive disorder. It causes him severe emotional pain when something isn't in order.
** The oppressive government requires paperwork for everything to help keep citizens under control.
* '''Reconstructed''': Bob's obsession is the only thing which holds the extremely disorganized organization together.



* '''Invoked''': Bob is hired when the organization notices that it needs more stringent management to deal with Alice' abuse of resources.

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* '''Invoked''': '''Invoked''':
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Bob is hired when the organization notices that it needs more stringent management to deal with Alice' abuse of resources.




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* '''Conversed''': ???
* '''Deconstructed''':
** Bob has obsessive compulsive disorder. It causes him severe emotional pain when something isn't in order.
** The oppressive government requires paperwork for everything to help keep citizens under control.
* '''Reconstructed''': Bob's obsession is the only thing which holds the extremely disorganized organization together.



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%%* '''Implied''': ???
%%* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': ???
%%* '''Played For Laughs''': ???
%%* '''Played For Drama''': ???
30th Nov '12 6:59:50 PM DynamicDragon
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29th Jan '12 2:34:52 PM somerandomdude
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** Eager to do his part in taking down the villain's organization, Bob the bureaucrat infiltrates it and makes the villains' lives hell with his obstructiveness.
-->"I'll put them through so much red tape, they'll come out looking like {{Deadpool}}."
2nd Apr '11 8:09:35 PM CleverPun
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** Paperwork is required for every activity and use of resources. Bob stops Alice outside the restroom to ask if she's got the proper papers.



** People have been stealing/not returning supplies, so they need to keep careful track of where everything is.



** Bob is actually helpful most of the time, but Alice is furious when he asks for her quick signature on a form.



** The oppressive government requires paperwork for everything to help keep citizens under control.



* '''Averted''': The organization avoids to waste the time of their agents with unnecessary paperwork and tries their best to provide them with everything they request without asking questions.

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* '''Averted''': The organization avoids to waste wasting the time of their agents with unnecessary paperwork and tries their best to provide them with everything they request without asking questions.
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