History PlayingWith / QuirkyHousehold

27th Dec '13 4:12:10 PM VPhantom
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** Sometimes they wear cosplay and/or talk constantly about anime/manga, sometimes they just watch their anime and read their manga, sometimes they are "normal", and sometimes they are boring. (Played Straight + Exaggerated + Downplayed + Averted + Inverted)
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** Sometimes they wear cosplay and/or talk constantly about anime/manga, anime[=/=]manga, sometimes they just watch their anime and read their manga, sometimes they are "normal", and sometimes they are boring. (Played Straight + Exaggerated + Downplayed + Averted + Inverted)boring.
27th Dec '13 9:41:14 AM TrickyTroper
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** Troperville is a QuirkyTown where each family has their own quirks (or they all share the same one), but the townsfolk get along very well with each other.
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** Troperville is a QuirkyTown where each family has their own quirks (or they all share the same one), but the townsfolk get along very well with each other. They may be strange, but they are the quintessential "perfect" town.

* '''Zig Zagged'''[[note]]Continued from "Double Subverted"[[/note]]: The O'Takus work out their problems, only to have them arise again when the grandparents are visiting.
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* '''Zig Zagged'''[[note]]Continued from "Double Subverted"[[/note]]: Zagged''': ** The O'Takus work out their problems, only to have them arise again when the grandparents are visiting.visiting. (Triple Subverted) ** Sometimes they wear cosplay and/or talk constantly about anime/manga, sometimes they just watch their anime and read their manga, sometimes they are "normal", and sometimes they are boring. (Played Straight + Exaggerated + Downplayed + Averted + Inverted)
21st Dec '13 4:56:17 PM VPhantom
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* '''Deconstructed''': [[TruthInTelevision Their quirks are not understood]], which can lead to alienation...and [[FridgeHorror further problems]]. * '''Reconstructed''': The neighbors get to know them and find that they are awesome people, and everyone's happy.

* '''Deconstructed''': [[TruthInTelevision Their quirks are not understood]], which can lead to alienation...and [[FridgeHorror further problems]]. * '''Reconstructed''': The neighbors get to know them and find that they are awesome people, and everyone's happy.

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21st Dec '13 4:54:04 PM TrickyTroper
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** [[QuirkyTown The entire town is like this.]] * '''Downplayed''': The O'Taku family are pleasant, happy people who enjoy anime and manga, have a noticeable collection of anime-related toys and posters, and wear cosplay to [[FanConvention conventions]] and on {{Halloween|Episode}}, but it's not like their house is a museum where people come to see 'em or anything.
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** [[QuirkyTown The entire town Troperville is like this.]] a QuirkyTown where each family has their own quirks (or they all share the same one), but the townsfolk get along very well with each other. * '''Downplayed''': The O'Taku family are pleasant, happy happy, friendly people who enjoy anime and manga, have a noticeable collection of anime-related toys and posters, and wear cosplay to [[FanConvention conventions]] and on {{Halloween|Episode}}, but it's not like their house is a museum where people come to see 'em or anything.anything. In short, they are noticeably stranger than the other characters, but their quirk doesn't dominate their lives.

* '''Averted''': The O'Taku family is as normal as the other characters. * '''Enforced''': "We need a family that's interesting to watch, but still G-rated and not too dysfunctional." "Hey, let's make them anime fans!"
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* '''Averted''': The O'Taku family is as normal "normal" as the other characters. characters, but just as interesting to watch. * '''Enforced''': "We "''The Troperville Show'' is losing ground because the cast is too plain. We need a new family that's interesting to watch, but still G-rated and not too dysfunctional." "Hey, let's make them anime fans!"

* '''Conversed''': "There goes the neighborhood..."
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* '''Conversed''': '''Conversed''': ** "There goes the neighborhood..." ** "What a freaky family! I'm glad I don't live in their town."

* '''Conversed''': "There goes '''Plotted A Good Waste''': A writer notices that the neighborhood..."cast is very "normal", and decides to throw in a QuirkyHousehold to spice things up. * '''Played For Laughs''': When the O'Takus realize how quirky they are, they laugh at themselves. * '''Played For Drama''': One of the kids is going through an "{{angst}}-teen IJustWantToBeNormal" phase.

* '''Played For Laughs''': When the O'Takus realize how quirky they are, they laugh at themselves. * '''Played For Drama''': One of the kids is going through an "{{angst}}-teen IJustWantToBeNormal" phase.

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%%* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': ???%%
21st Dec '13 4:46:25 PM TrickyTroper
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* '''Discussed''': "I wonder who our new neighbors will be." "I hope they're weirdos."
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* '''Discussed''': "I wonder who our new neighbors will be." "I hope they're weirdos.one of those weird families."

* '''Implied''': The family is [[TheGhost mentioned but never seen]]. The characters refer to them as "weirdos", but never specify what is strange about them.
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* '''Implied''': The family is [[TheGhost mentioned but never seen]]. The characters refer to them as "weirdos", but never specify what ''what'' is strange about them.
21st Dec '13 10:57:57 AM TrickyTroper
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* '''Inverted''': The family is perfectly normal, as in "so normal, it's boring". The other characters at least have minor quirks.
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* '''Inverted''': The family is perfectly normal, as in "so normal, it's boring". The other characters at least have minor quirks.quirks that make them interesting.

* '''Inverted''': '''Implied''': The family is perfectly normal, as in "so normal, it's boring". [[TheGhost mentioned but never seen]]. The other characters at least have minor quirks.refer to them as "weirdos", but never specify what is strange about them.

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4th Dec '13 11:57:22 AM TrickyTroper
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* '''Lampshaded''': [[Series/TheAddamsFamily "They're kooky and they're spooky, mysterious and ooky..."]]
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* '''Lampshaded''': '''Lampshaded''': ** "So, this family of cosplayers moved in next door. They're nice, but who the hell runs around in costumes all day?" ** [[Series/TheAddamsFamily "They're kooky and they're spooky, mysterious and ooky..."]]

* '''Discussed''': "So, this family of cosplayers moved in next door. They're nice, but who the hell runs around in costumes all day?"
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* '''Discussed''': "So, this family of cosplayers moved in next door. They're nice, but "I wonder who the hell runs around in costumes all day?"our new neighbors will be." "I hope they're weirdos."
4th Dec '13 11:49:23 AM TrickyTroper
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** The family is not that odd, but for some reason their guests think they are.
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** The family is not that odd, but for some reason their guests think they are. (As in, "Wow! Ann O'Taku puts brown sugar in her tea instead of white!" "I know! And Seamus reads the Daily Blah at breakfast instead of the Troperville Times!")
19th Nov '13 6:43:17 PM TrickyTroper
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* '''Untwisted''': AliceAndBob [[MeaningfulName Normalton]] hear that the new neighbors' last name is "O'Taku" and assume that they are obsessed with anime and manga. When the Normaltons pay their neighbors a "Welcome to Troperville" visit, it ''looks like'' that the O'Taku family is perfectly normal. The next day, however, the O'Taku house is full of anime and manga-related merchandise. ''It just wasn't unpacked yet.''
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* '''Untwisted''': AliceAndBob [[MeaningfulName Normalton]] hear that the new neighbors' last name is "O'Taku" and assume that they are obsessed with anime and manga. When the Normaltons pay their neighbors a "Welcome to Troperville" visit, it ''looks like'' ''appears'' that the O'Taku family is perfectly normal. The next day, however, the O'Taku house is full of anime and manga-related merchandise. ''It It just wasn't yet unpacked yet.''when the Normaltons visited.
19th Nov '13 6:42:09 PM TrickyTroper
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* '''Deconstructed''': Their quirks are not understood, which can lead to alienation...and further problems.
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* '''Deconstructed''': [[TruthInTelevision Their quirks are not understood, understood]], which can lead to alienation...and [[FridgeHorror further problems.problems]].

* '''Untwisted''': AliceAndBob Normalton hear that the new neighbors' last name is "O'Taku" and assume that they are obsessed with anime and manga. When the Normaltons pay their neighbors a "Welcome to Troperville" visit, it ''looks like'' that the O'Taku family is perfectly normal. The next day, however, the O'Taku house is full of anime and manga-related merchandise. ''It just wasn't unpacked yet.''
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* '''Untwisted''': AliceAndBob Normalton [[MeaningfulName Normalton]] hear that the new neighbors' last name is "O'Taku" and assume that they are obsessed with anime and manga. When the Normaltons pay their neighbors a "Welcome to Troperville" visit, it ''looks like'' that the O'Taku family is perfectly normal. The next day, however, the O'Taku house is full of anime and manga-related merchandise. ''It just wasn't unpacked yet.''
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