History PlayingWith / PlayingWithFire

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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29th Sep '15 11:10:37 AM VPhantom
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* '''Inverted''': Bob can stab foes with [[AnIcePerson icicles]] or create [[MakingASplash tsunamis]]

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* '''Inverted''': '''Inverted''':
**
Bob can stab foes with [[AnIcePerson icicles]] or create [[MakingASplash tsunamis]]
25th Sep '15 2:12:14 PM Dvandemon
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** Bob can only put out or repel fires.
28th Jul '15 6:15:36 AM Kakai
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* '''Exploited''': ???
* '''Defied''': Bob learns other abilities so he doesn't have to use fire.
* '''Discussed''': ???
* '''Conversed''': ???

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* '''Exploited''': ???
WhenTreesAttack... they're pretty much screwed.
* '''Defied''': '''Defied''':
**
Bob learns other abilities so he doesn't have 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.



* '''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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%%* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': ???
%%* '''Played For Laughs''': ???
%%* '''Played For Drama''': ???

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26th May '14 4:56:33 PM RatherRandomRachel
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** Bob is a FieryRedheaded in a universe with PersonalityPowers - and he keeps throwing insults at those who say he's too [[StealthPun hot]] tempered.

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** Bob is a FieryRedheaded FieryRedhead in a universe with PersonalityPowers - and he keeps throwing insults at those who say he's too [[StealthPun hot]] tempered.
26th May '14 4:56:23 PM RatherRandomRachel
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* '''Parodied''': Bob uses his ability to control fire for trivial purposes.

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* '''Parodied''': '''Parodied''':
**
Bob uses his ability to control fire for trivial purposes.purposes.
** Bob is a FieryRedheaded in a universe with PersonalityPowers - and he keeps throwing insults at those who say he's too [[StealthPun hot]] tempered.
14th Apr '14 6:39:55 PM Scrounge
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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 the flames he creates go away, one split-second instance of misjudgement could result in him accidentally burning down a building.)
31st Jan '13 4:28:22 PM Someoneman
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* '''Downplayed''': ???

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* '''Downplayed''': ???Bob can increase the ambient temperature to high, but not burning, levels.
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