History PlayingWith / ShootTheBuilder

3rd Apr '16 7:55:30 AM dclark
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* '''Played For Drama''': The work focuses on Bob, who is struggling with an unpleasant Morton'sFork: Refuse to work for Alice, and be executed, or work for Alice, and be executed once the work is done.

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* '''Played For Drama''': The work focuses on Bob, who is struggling with an unpleasant Morton'sFork: MortonsFork: Refuse to work for Alice, and be executed, or work for Alice, and be executed once the work is done.
3rd Apr '16 7:55:10 AM dclark
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* '''Exploited''': Bob wants to die after his life’s work is complete, so he goes working for Alice, queen known for her impressive collection of dead architects.

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* '''Exploited''': '''Exploited''':
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Bob wants to die after his life’s work is complete, so he goes working for Alice, queen known for her impressive collection of dead architects. architects.
** Alice's enemies turn Bob against her by pointing out what happened to her last Chief Engineer.



* '''Played For Drama''': The work focuses on Bob, who is struggling with an unpleasant Morton'sFork: Refuse to work for Alice, and be executed, or work for Alice, and be executed once the work is done.



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1st Jan '16 11:06:22 AM Marios2
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* '''Straight''': Alice asks Bob to build her the deadliest war machine on the world. When his task is finished she has Bob killed to keep secrets of the machine from her enemies.
* '''Exaggerated''': Alice kills even her house decorators after their work is finished.
* '''Downplayed''': Alice doesn’t kill Bob, but blinds him so he can’t build even deadlier war machine for her enemies.

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* '''Straight''': Alice asks Bob to build her the deadliest war machine on in the world. When his task is finished she has Bob killed to keep secrets of the machine from her enemies.
* '''Exaggerated''': Alice kills even her house decorators after their work is finished.
* '''Downplayed''': Alice doesn’t kill Bob, but blinds him so that he can’t won't be able to build even deadlier war machine machines for her enemies.



* '''Inverted''': Bob was previously sentenced to death but redeemed himself by designing war machines for Alice.

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* '''Inverted''': Bob was previously sentenced to death but redeemed himself by designing war machines for Alice.kills Alice after he builds the machine.



* '''Double Subverted''': When Bob outlives his usefulness, Alice eliminates him.

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* '''Double Subverted''': When Bob outlives his usefulness, Alice eliminates him. runs out of ideas eventually and is slayed.



** The [[WeirdTradeUnion Builder's Union]] that the murdered underling belonged to confront their client and [[RoaringRampageOfRevenge so utterly destroy them and their organization]] that no other hire dares try this trope with their employee.

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** The [[WeirdTradeUnion Builder's Union]] that the murdered underling belonged to confront their confronted the client and [[RoaringRampageOfRevenge so utterly destroy punished them accordingly, and their organization]] that no other hire dares try this trope with their employee.architect was killed ever since.
* '''Played For Laughs''': "Great work on the machine, Bob! However, you are useless anymore. See ya!" *Stab*
21st Sep '15 8:12:22 PM Deathtongue
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** The [[WeirdTradeUnion Builder's Union]] that the murdered underling belonged to confront their client and [[RoaringRampageOfRevenge so utterly destroy them and their organization]] that no other hire dares try this trope with their employee.
1st Mar '15 4:29:57 PM KillerClowns
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* '''Deconstructed''': Because more and more kings murder their architects and inventors, less and less people choose these professions.

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* '''Deconstructed''': '''Deconstructed''':
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Because more and more kings murder their architects and inventors, less and less people choose these professions.professions.
** With the designer dead, there's nobody who knows how to properly ''maintain'' the creations, which rapidly fall into disrepair.
26th Oct '14 1:23:36 PM Trogdor
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* '''Enforced''': ???

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* '''Enforced''': ???"We want Alice to appear ungrateful and dictating. Also, we should kill Bob off."
16th Apr '13 6:41:07 AM VPhantom
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'''Basic Trope''': Inventor/architect is killed when his work is complete.

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'''Basic Trope''': Inventor/architect Inventor[=/=]architect is killed when his work is complete.



* '''Implied''': Alice asks Bob to come to her throne room after his task is complete and comments that her crocodiles are getting hungry. Bob is never seen again.



* '''Enforced''': ???



* '''Conversed''': “I can bet Bob will end in the crocodile pool after he finishes his task for Alice. Architects always get killed by their employers in movies.”
* '''Deconstructed''': Because more and more kings murder their architects, less and less people choose this profession.
* '''Reconstructed''': A new law is passed and architects are given complete immunity.

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* '''Conversed''': “I can bet Bob will end in the crocodile pool after he finishes his task for Alice. Architects always get killed by their employers in movies.

* '''Implied''': Alice asks Bob to come to her throne room after his task is complete and comments that her crocodiles are getting hungry. Bob is never seen again.
* '''Deconstructed''': Because more and more kings murder their architects, architects and inventors, less and less people choose this profession.
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A new law is passed and architects are given complete immunity.Good Waste''': ???
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16th Apr '13 5:55:17 AM Ciabella
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'''Basic Trope''': Inventor/architect is killed when his work is complete.
* '''Straight''': Alice asks Bob to build her the deadliest war machine on the world. When his task is finished she has Bob killed to keep secrets of the machine from her enemies.
* '''Exaggerated''': Alice kills even her house decorators after their work is finished.
* '''Downplayed''': Alice doesn’t kill Bob, but blinds him so he can’t build even deadlier war machine for her enemies.
* '''Implied''': Alice asks Bob to come to her throne room after his task is complete and comments that her crocodiles are getting hungry. Bob is never seen again.
* '''Justified''': Alice knows her enemies bought Bob’s loyalty.
* '''Inverted''': Bob was previously sentenced to death but redeemed himself by designing war machines for Alice.
* '''Subverted''': Alice imprisons Bob and forces him to invent many other things for her.
* '''Double Subverted''': When Bob outlives his usefulness, Alice eliminates him.
* '''Parodied''': Architect is listed as one of the most dangerous professions on the world, along with demon hunter and firefighter.
* '''Zig Zagged''': Alice kills some of her architects, some are left alone and others are asked to remain in her service, forever.
* '''Averted''': No architects or inventors are killed after finishing their work.
* '''Lampshaded''': “I will have to kill Bob after his task is finished if I want to keep my secrets safe.”
* '''Invoked''': Bob specifically asks Alice to kill him after his work is done.
* '''Exploited''': Bob wants to die after his life’s work is complete, so he goes working for Alice, queen known for her impressive collection of dead architects.
* '''Defied''': Bob escapes before Alice can execute him.
* '''Discussed''': “You are not going to be one of these kings who murder architects after their work is complete, are you?”
* '''Conversed''': “I can bet Bob will end in the crocodile pool after he finishes his task for Alice. Architects always get killed by their employers in movies.”
* '''Deconstructed''': Because more and more kings murder their architects, less and less people choose this profession.
* '''Reconstructed''': A new law is passed and architects are given complete immunity.
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