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23rd Jan '16 7:05:02 PM VPhantom
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* '''Exploited''': Doctor Villain waits til after the working day ends to commit his crimes, and Bob isn't allowed to do a thing about it.

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* '''Exploited''': '''Exploited''':
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Doctor Villain waits til after the working day ends to commit his crimes, and Bob isn't allowed to do a thing about it.it.
** "How much do you think Bob is willing to be paid to [[FaceHeelTurn throw away his morals?]]



** "How much do you think Bob is willing to be paid to [[FaceHeelTurn throw away his morals?]]
23rd Jan '16 5:32:43 PM Generations91
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** "How much do you think Bob is willing to be paid to [[FaceHeelTurn throw away his morals?]]
13th Nov '13 7:46:30 PM CyberTiger88
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* '''Deconstructed''': It's revealed that earlier in life Bob genially cared about helping others as a hero, but after [[NoGoodDeedGoesUnpunished several good deeds bite him back]] and [[TheBadGuyWins watching several tragedies]] even though he tried his hardest to prevent them [[FailureHero to no avail]], [[CynicismCatalyst he lost his way]] and believes in SafetyInIndifference.

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* '''Deconstructed''': It's Bod is introduced as an apathetic hero but it's revealed that earlier in life Bob genially cared about helping others as a hero, but after [[NoGoodDeedGoesUnpunished several good deeds bite him back]] and [[TheBadGuyWins watching several tragedies]] even though he tried his hardest to prevent them [[FailureHero to no avail]], [[CynicismCatalyst he lost his way]] and believes in SafetyInIndifference.
13th Nov '13 7:05:48 PM CyberTiger88
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* '''Deconstructed''': It's revealed that earlier in life Bob genially cared about helping others as a hero, but after [[NoGoodDeedGoesUnpunished several good deeds bite him back]] and [[TheBadGuyWins watching several tragedies]] even though he tried his hardest to prevent them [[FailureHero to no avail]], [[CynicismCatalyst he lost his way]] and believes in SafetyInIndifference.



%%* '''Deconstructed''': ???
16th Jul '13 8:25:20 PM VPhantom
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* '''Justified''': If Bob showed initiative, the results would be worse than letting the evil alone.

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* '''Justified''': '''Justified''':
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If Bob showed initiative, the results would be worse than letting the evil alone.
16th Jul '13 7:47:26 PM dclark
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** Independent heroism is not allowed in Bob's world.



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

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* '''Exploited''': ???Doctor Villain waits til after the working day ends to commit his crimes, and Bob isn't allowed to do a thing about it.
29th Jun '13 10:17:26 PM ilniaj
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* '''Subverted''': Bob works for HeroesRUs, but the chief gives him no orders when the BigBad rears his ugly. He decides to unleash himself anyway to save lives.

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* '''Subverted''': Bob works for HeroesRUs, but the chief gives him no orders when the BigBad rears his ugly.ugly head. He decides to unleash himself anyway to save lives.
15th May '13 9:04:30 AM VPhantom
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* '''Lampshaded''': Someone tkes Bob to task for only stopping crime while on the job.

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* '''Lampshaded''': Someone tkes Bob to task for only stopping crime while on the job.???



* '''Exploited''': Bob is a superpowered slave sent out by the government to stop crminals.
* '''Defied''': Bob quits HeroesRUs in disgust after he is told not to stop crimes while not on asisgnment.

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* '''Exploited''': Bob is a superpowered slave sent out by the government to stop crminals.
???
* '''Defied''': Bob quits HeroesRUs in disgust after he is told not to stop crimes while not on asisgnment.assignment.



Quittin' time boys! We only had to save the world once today, let's go back to [[PunchClockHero Punch Clock Hero]].

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Quittin' time boys! We only had to save the world once today, let's go back to [[PunchClockHero Punch Clock Hero]].PunchClockHero.
15th May '13 8:53:31 AM AP
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* '''Subverted''': Bob works for HeroesRUs, but if his chief give him no orders when the BigBad is playing, expect him to unleash himself.
* '''Double Subverted''': ???
* '''Parodied''': Eh, Bob, HeroesRUs is a serious company! Yes, you will save the world for Doctor Villain. So writes your saving the world plan, 100 pages, and make it approved by all executive directors !
* '''Zig Zagged''': ???
* '''Averted''': ???

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* '''Subverted''': Bob works for HeroesRUs, but if his the chief give gives him no orders when the BigBad is playing, expect him rears his ugly. He decides to unleash himself.
himself anyway to save lives.
* '''Double Subverted''': ???
After he beats the BigBad, the chief punishes him for acting without orders.
* '''Parodied''': Eh, "Eh, Bob, HeroesRUs is a serious company! Yes, you will save the world for from Doctor Villain. So writes Villain but you need to submit your saving the world plan, 100 pages, Saving The World Plan to us and make have it approved by all executive directors !
directors!"
* '''Zig Zagged''': ???
Bob decides to act "off the clock" to stop some bad guys but, as it turns out, he gets overtime so he still ends up being paid for his service.
* '''Averted''': ???Bob is a Volunteer Superhero who cooperates with a non-profit superheroing agency.



* '''Lampshaded''': ???
* '''Invoked''': ???
* '''Exploited''': ???
* '''Defied''': ???
* '''Discussed''': ???
* '''Conversed''': ???

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* '''Lampshaded''': ???
Someone tkes Bob to task for only stopping crime while on the job.
* '''Invoked''': ???
Bob is uneducated and unskilled but has superpowers. HeroesRUs is the only job he can find.
* '''Exploited''': ???
Bob is a superpowered slave sent out by the government to stop crminals.
* '''Defied''': ???
Bob quits HeroesRUs in disgust after he is told not to stop crimes while not on asisgnment.
* '''Discussed''': ???
Bob is a typical superhero but he discusses the possibility of being a superhero as a full time job with his SideKick.
* '''Conversed''': ???A couple of comic fans discuss the morality of Bob's character.
6th Apr '13 1:42:49 PM Lullabee
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* '''Downplayed''': ???

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* '''Downplayed''': ???Bob's primary motivation for going out of his way to fight crime is his paycheck from HeroesRUs, but if crime is happening right in front of him he'll stand up to it regardless.
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