History PlayingWith / OldMaster

11th May '16 11:06:33 PM GentlemensDame883
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** Master Wong lives on a DeathWorld where one HadToBeSharp to even make it to adulthood. To reach old age, he must be very sharp indeed.
20th Oct '14 2:15:24 PM TrickyTroper
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* '''Justified''':

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* '''Justified''': '''Justified''':



* '''Inverted''':

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* '''Inverted''': '''Inverted''':



* '''Subverted''':

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* '''Subverted''': '''Subverted''':



* '''Double Subverted''': Or so he'd have his enemies believe, as he can be a more effective fighter if his opponent underestimates him.

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* '''Double Subverted''': Subverted''':
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Or so he'd have his enemies believe, as he can be a more effective fighter if his opponent underestimates him.him.
** Wong's defeat was faked.



* '''Deconstructed''':

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* '''Deconstructed''': '''Deconstructed''':
15th Sep '14 11:57:23 PM GentlemensDame883
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* '''Subverted''': Wong turns out to be MistakenForBadass.

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* '''Subverted''': '''Subverted''':
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Wong turns out to be MistakenForBadass.MistakenForBadass.
** Wong puts up a good fight but ultimately loses to a younger foe.
22nd Jun '14 7:03:14 AM GentlemensDame883
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** Master Wong's age makes him a frail GlassCannon; though he can defeat younger punks in a straight fight, any good blow is a GameBreakingInjury and he can't outrun them in a straight chase. The youngsters resort to dirty tricks and [[InTheBack sneak attacks]] to even the odds.

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** Master Wong's age makes him a frail GlassCannon; though he can defeat younger punks in a straight fight, any good blow is a GameBreakingInjury and he can't outrun them in a straight chase.if they try to chase him down. The youngsters resort to dirty tricks and [[InTheBack sneak attacks]] to even the odds.
22nd Jun '14 7:00:01 AM GentlemensDame883
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** Master Wong is a mage in a tradition where power directly grows with age, so being old literally gives him more power than a youngster.

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** Master Wong is a mage in a tradition where power directly grows with age, so [[StrongerWithAge being old literally gives him more power than a youngster.]]



** Wong is the least badass of the lot, if not outright TheLoad.

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** Wong is the least badass of the lot, if not outright TheLoad.TheLoad or TheMillstone.
28th Jan '14 2:57:54 AM m8e
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* '''Discussed''': One mugger turns to the other as the third pulls out his pistol and whispers "Is that gonna make a difference? This guy looks like he might be [[KillBill Pai Mei]]. I think we should run."

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* '''Discussed''': One mugger turns to the other as the third pulls out his pistol and whispers "Is that gonna make a difference? This guy looks like he might be [[KillBill [[Film/KillBill Pai Mei]]. I think we should run."
4th Nov '13 5:32:55 AM gzl5000
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* '''Invoked''': ???
* '''Exploited''': ???
* '''Defied''': ???
* '''Discussed''': ???
* '''Conversed''': ???

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* '''Invoked''': ???
Master Wong carries a cane and leaves his mustache very long in order to discourage thugs from picking on him.
* '''Exploited''': ???
Cornered by 3 muggers, old man Wong sighs, drops his cane to the ground and moves his hands to an AssKickingPose. "I hope you're ready for this..." He has no martial arts experience, but the muggers start backing away.
* '''Defied''': ???
'''Defied''': ...only to turn and rush old man Wong and beat the snot out of him. Or, one of them pulls a gun, forcing Wong to toss over his wallet.
* '''Discussed''': ???
One mugger turns to the other as the third pulls out his pistol and whispers "Is that gonna make a difference? This guy looks like he might be [[KillBill Pai Mei]]. I think we should run."
* '''Conversed''': ???While watching an old kung fu [[ShowWithinAShow movie within a movie]], the hero's best friend rolls his eyes and counts how many times the OldMaster has broken his hip by now.
19th Jun '13 3:06:44 AM GentlemensDame883
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* '''Straight''': Master Wong is in his 70s but can easily beat up a robber.

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* '''Straight''': Master Wong is in his 70s but can easily beat up a robber.bunch of robbers.



** Wong is the least badass of the lot.

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** Wong is the least badass of the lot.lot, if not outright TheLoad.



** Master Wong's age makes him a frail GlassCannon; though he can defeat younger punks in a straight fight, any good blow is a GameBreakingInjury. The youngsters resort to dirty tricks and [[InTheBack sneak attacks]] to even the odds.

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** Master Wong's age makes him a frail GlassCannon; though he can defeat younger punks in a straight fight, any good blow is a GameBreakingInjury.GameBreakingInjury and he can't outrun them in a straight chase. The youngsters resort to dirty tricks and [[InTheBack sneak attacks]] to even the odds.



* '''Reconstructed''': Master Wong makes up for the frailties of age with experience; he's seen all the tricks already, so he's good at seeing them coming, and years of experience make him better at fighting dirty than most of his younger opponents.

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* '''Reconstructed''': Master Wong makes up for the frailties of age with experience; he's seen all the tricks already, so he's good at seeing them coming, and years of experience make him better at fighting dirty or running smart rather than fast than most of his younger opponents.
15th Jan '13 9:27:44 PM Robinton
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* '''Downplayed''': ???

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* '''Downplayed''': ???Master Wong is WeakButSkilled, so he might be able to beat up a robber if he got lucky, but he wouldn't be in good shape afterwards.
31st Dec '12 1:52:44 PM VPhantom
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* '''Justified''': Master Wong works out every day and has been proficient in the use of his weapon since childhood, while the mugger is very out of shape and has never been in a fight before.

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* '''Justified''': '''Downplayed''': ???
* '''Justified''':
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Master Wong works out every day and has been proficient in the use of his weapon since childhood, while the mugger is very out of shape and has never been in a fight before.



* '''Inverted''': [[NoCelebritiesWereHarmed Ronnie Yen]] the KidHero regularly defeats adults and EvilOldFolks.

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* '''Inverted''': '''Inverted''':
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[[NoCelebritiesWereHarmed Ronnie Yen]] the KidHero regularly defeats adults and EvilOldFolks.



* '''Deconstructed''': Master Wong's age makes him a frail GlassCannon; though he can defeat younger punks in a straight fight, any good blow is a GameBreakingInjury. The youngsters resort to dirty tricks and [[InTheBack sneak attacks]] to even the odds.
** Master Wong is afraid of becoming soft in his old age, and constantly puts himself through TrainingFromHell. One way or another, he ''will'' be a fighter until the day his body breaks, but he runs a very real risk of breaking it himself!
* '''Reconstructed''': Master Wong makes up for the frailties of age with experience; he's seen all the tricks already, so he's good at seeing them coming, and years of experience make him better at fighting dirty than most of his younger opponents.



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



* '''Played For Laughs''': ???
* '''Played For Drama''': ???

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* '''Played For Laughs''': ???
'''Deconstructed''':
** Master Wong's age makes him a frail GlassCannon; though he can defeat younger punks in a straight fight, any good blow is a GameBreakingInjury. The youngsters resort to dirty tricks and [[InTheBack sneak attacks]] to even the odds.
** Master Wong is afraid of becoming soft in his old age, and constantly puts himself through TrainingFromHell. One way or another, he ''will'' be a fighter until the day his body breaks, but he runs a very real risk of breaking it himself!
* '''Played For Drama''': ???'''Reconstructed''': Master Wong makes up for the frailties of age with experience; he's seen all the tricks already, so he's good at seeing them coming, and years of experience make him better at fighting dirty than most of his younger opponents.



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