History PlayingWith / PocketProtector

4th Apr '13 6:00:00 PM VPhantom
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** Bob the Chaplin has a trench-coat full of bibles.



* '''Exploited''': Bob the Chaplin has a trench-coat full of bibles.

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* '''Exploited''': Bob takes advantage of the Chaplin has a trench-coat full brief moment of bibles. confusion after being shot to take down the shooter.
1st Apr '13 9:38:38 PM Nasrudith
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* '''Exploited''': ???

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* '''Exploited''': ???Bob the Chaplin has a trench-coat full of bibles.
31st Jan '13 7:23:58 AM VPhantom
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* '''Straight''': Bob is shot, but a [[WhatDoYouMeanItsNotSymbolic Bible in his pocket stops the bullet]].

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* '''Straight''': Bob is shot, but a [[WhatDoYouMeanItsNotSymbolic [[RuleOfSymbolism Bible in his pocket stops the bullet]].



* '''Justified''': The object is thick enough to reasonably slow the bullet down before it hits Bob's body.

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* '''Justified''': '''Justified''':
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The object is thick enough to reasonably slow the bullet down before it hits Bob's body.



* '''Inverted''': Bob is shot in the only place where he isn't protected.
** Alternatively: Someone throws a Bible at Bob. Luckily, he was carrying ammo in his pocket.
** Or: The shot would have been nonlethal... If it hadn't hit the vial of poison Bob was carrying.
* '''Subverted''': The Bible doesn't stop the bullet.
** Alternatively: The bullet misses the Bible.
* '''Doubly Subverted''': Something else underneath the ''Bible'' manages to stop the bullet instead.
** Alternatively: The Bible slows the bullet enough that it doesn't kill the hero.
* '''Parodied''': The Bible stops ''one'' of the bullets, but Bob is shot multiple times. The Bible doesn't stop them all.

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* '''Inverted''': '''Inverted''':
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Bob is shot in the only place where he isn't protected.
** Alternatively: Someone throws a Bible at Bob. Luckily, he was carrying ammo in his pocket.
** Or: The shot would have been nonlethal... If it hadn't hit the vial of poison Bob was carrying.
* '''Subverted''': '''Subverted''':
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The Bible doesn't stop the bullet.
** Alternatively: The bullet misses the Bible.
* '''Doubly Subverted''': Subverted''':
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Something else underneath the ''Bible'' manages to stop the bullet instead.
** Alternatively: The Bible slows the bullet enough that it doesn't kill the hero.
* '''Parodied''': '''Parodied''':
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The Bible stops ''one'' of the bullets, but Bob is shot multiple times. The Bible doesn't stop them all.



* '''Deconstructed''': It's only a matter of extreme good fortune that the Bible managed to stop the bullet, and even so Bob is still seriously wounded, with bruising and possibly even broken bones around the area where the bullet made impact.
* '''Reconstructed''': Bob is mildly injured, but that's still better than being dead.



* '''Averted''': There's no Bible; Bob simply gets shot.

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* '''Averted''': '''Averted''':
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There's no Bible; Bob simply gets shot.



* '''Invoked''': Bob goads the shooter into taking aim at a location where he has intentionally placed a Bible to stop the bullet.

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* '''Invoked''': '''Invoked''':
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Bob goads the shooter into taking aim at a location where he has intentionally placed a Bible to stop the bullet.



* '''Defied''': The shooter shoots Bob in the head.
** The shooter has loaded the gun with armour-piercing rounds, or bullets of sufficient strength that a Bible stands little chance of stopping them.

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* '''Defied''': '''Exploited''': ???
* '''Defied''':
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The shooter shoots Bob in the head.
** The shooter has loaded the gun with armour-piercing armor-piercing rounds, or bullets of sufficient strength that a Bible stands little chance of stopping them.



* '''Deconstructed''': It's only a matter of extreme good fortune that the Bible managed to stop the bullet, and even so Bob is still seriously wounded, with bruising and possibly even broken bones around the area where the bullet made impact.
* '''Reconstructed''': Bob is mildly injured, but that's still better than being dead.



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%%* '''Implied''': ???
%%* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': ???
%%* '''Played For Laughs''': ???
%%* '''Played For Drama''': ???
15th Sep '12 9:04:37 AM megarockman
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* '''Downplayed''': Bob is shot and the bullet tears all the way through the Bible in his pocket and into his body. However, at the hospital it is revealed that the pages absorbed enough force to prevent the bullet from reaching his heart.
15th Apr '11 1:12:05 AM Yendor
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** The bullet lodges in the Bible Bob had in his chest pocket. Too bad he was shot in the back.
28th Feb '11 10:04:39 PM Scrounge
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** Or: The shot would have been nonlethal... If it hadn't hit the vial of poison Bob was carrying.
9th Aug '10 1:26:03 PM FastFingers
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** There is a Bible, but the bullet is a blank.
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