History PlayingWith / PlayingWithFire

22nd Feb '18 3:12:47 PM molokai198
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** Bob doesn't have the RequiredSecondaryPowers and ends up burning himself when he tries to use them.
** The story plays up how fire can cause horrific injuries and pain to those that survive his fire attacks, and his power gets treated as an InUniverse war crime.
20th Sep '17 5:30:31 PM deer-in-heelys
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** Bob can't get burned.

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** Bob can't get burned.burned from fire.
20th Sep '17 5:30:12 PM deer-in-heelys
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** Bob simply make small sparks from his hands.

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** Bob simply make small sparks from his hands.can't get burned.
20th Sep '17 5:28:27 PM deer-in-heelys
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** Bob simply make small sparks from his hands.
20th Sep '17 5:25:35 PM deer-in-heelys
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* '''Justified''': Bob is a dragon.

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* '''Justified''': Bob '''Justified''':
**Bob
is a dragon.dragon who has ability to take on a human form.
**Or alternatively, he has ancestors who are phoenixes/dragons.
20th Sep '17 5:22:02 PM deer-in-heelys
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* '''Downplayed''': Bob can increase the ambient temperature to high, but not burning, levels.

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* '''Downplayed''': Bob '''Downplayed''':
**Bob
can increase the ambient temperature to high, but not burning, levels.
13th Sep '17 10:39:34 PM famiclick
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17th Jul '17 9:04:58 PM BananaPancakes
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** Bob uses his ability to control fire for trivial purposes.
** Bob is a FieryRedhead in a universe with PersonalityPowers - and he keeps throwing insults at those who say he's too [[StealthPun hot]] tempered.
* '''Zig Zagged''': ???

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** Bob uses his ability to control fire for [[MundaneUtility trivial purposes.
purposes.]]
** Bob is a FieryRedhead in a universe InAWorld with PersonalityPowers - -- and he keeps throwing insults at those who say he's too [[StealthPun hot]] tempered.
hot-tempered.]]
* '''Zig Zagged''': ???Bob won the {{Elemental|Powers}} SuperpowerLottery, but he can use only one power at a time. As such, he can and often does use the power of fire, but not all the time.



* '''Enforced''': "Fire is cool, and we want our hero to look cool, so let's give him the fire powers."

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* '''Enforced''': "Fire "[[RuleOfCool Fire is cool, and we want our hero to look cool, cool]], so let's give him the fire powers."



* '''Invoked''': Bob went to a school to learn how use fire.

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* '''Invoked''': Bob went to a school to learn how to use fire.



** Bob is a mermaid.
* '''Discussed''': "What superpower would you like to have?" "Fire. It's the coolest one."
* '''Conversed''': The hero loves reading comics about Firestarter, the superhero with fire powers.
* '''Implied''': Bob, HeWhoMustNotBeSeen, makes his presence known by leaving burned out houses and forests in his wake.
* '''Deconstructed''':
** Bob has [[PowerIncontinence no control over his abilities,]] and so has to obtain special fire-proof clothing and other items and cannot get close to other people, resulting in depression. Further, his powers result in fires wherever he goes, making him unpopular.

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** Bob is a mermaid.
merman.
* '''Discussed''': "What '''Discussed''':
-->'''Alice''': What
superpower would you like to have?" "Fire. have?\\
'''Bob''': Fire.
It's the coolest one."
one.
* '''Conversed''': The hero TheHero loves reading comics about Firestarter, the superhero with fire powers.
* '''Implied''': Bob, HeWhoMustNotBeSeen, makes his presence known by leaving burned out burned-out houses and forests in his wake.
* '''Deconstructed''':
'''Deconstructed''':
** Bob has [[PowerIncontinence no control over his abilities,]] abilities]], and so has to he must obtain special fire-proof fireproof clothing and other items and cannot get close to other people, resulting in depression. Further, his powers result in fires wherever he goes, making him unpopular.



** If Bob gets careless, the flames he generates can quickly spread beyond his control. Even if he has the power to extinguish the blazes he creates, a slight lapse in attention can lead to third-degree burns or worse. (And if he ''doesn't'' have the power to make the flames he creates go away, one split-second instance of misjudgement could result in him accidentally burning down a building.)
* '''Reconstructed''': So Bob went to a school to learn how to control fire.
* '''Played For Laughs''': Bob uses his fire powers to make a barbecue on his hand.
* '''Played For Drama''': Bob spends a long time learning how to use his powers without injuring people.

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** If Bob gets careless, the flames he generates can quickly spread beyond his control. Even if he has the power to extinguish the blazes he creates, a slight lapse in attention can lead to third-degree burns or worse. (And if he ''doesn't'' have the power to make dissipate the flames he creates go away, creates, one split-second instance of misjudgement could result in him accidentally burning down a building.)
)
* '''Reconstructed''': [[BoxingLessonsForSuperman So Bob went to a school to learn how to control fire.
fire.]]
* '''Played For for Laughs''': Bob uses his fire powers to make a barbecue on his hand.
* '''Played For for Drama''': Bob spends a long time learning how to use his powers without injuring people.
1st Jul '17 3:33:41 PM rdococ
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** Bob can stab foes with [[AnIcePerson icicles]] or create [[MakingASplash tsunamis]]

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** Bob can stab foes with [[AnIcePerson icicles]] or create [[MakingASplash tsunamis]]tsunamis.]]



* '''Invoked''':Bob went to a school to learn how use fire.

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* '''Invoked''':Bob '''Invoked''': Bob went to a school to learn how use fire.
20th Aug '16 7:02:04 PM TheBuddy26
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