History PlayingWith / ShortcutsMakeLongDelays

27th Jun '15 9:20:09 AM Andre
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* '''Discussed''': ???

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* '''Discussed''': ???"You see Bob over there? Whatever you do, don't get a ride with him. He likes to take "shortcuts". Believe me, you'll never arrive on-time with him."
27th Jun '15 9:17:16 AM Andre
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* '''Zig Zagged''': ???

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* '''Zig Zagged''': ???Bob takes one shortcut, then he changes his mind and turns back to get back on the main road, except he ends up taking another route just to get back to the main road, and once he does find the main road again, he spots yet another ScenicRoute and tries that way.
24th Jun '13 2:11:47 PM VPhantom
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* '''Played For Laughs''': The Tropers had intended to go to the amusement park for the day. They instead end up in front of a strip club.



* '''Played For Laughs''': The Tropers had intended to go to the amusement park for the day. They instead end up in front of a strip club.
24th Jun '13 12:55:23 PM TheLyniezian
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* '''Downplayed''': ???

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* '''Downplayed''': ???Bob takes the "short cut" and it gets the family to their destination, several hours later than they wanted to arrive.
15th Apr '13 11:44:38 AM megarockman
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* '''Played For Laughs''': The Tropers had intended to go to the amusement park for the day. They instead end up in front of a strip club.



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

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%%* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': ???
%%* '''Played For Laughs''':
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1st Feb '13 7:42:21 PM VPhantom
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%%* '''Played For Laughs''': ???
%%* '''Played For Drama''': ???

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%%* '''Played For Laughs''': ???
%%* '''Played For Drama''':
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1st Feb '13 7:41:58 PM VPhantom
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* '''Basic Trope''': A character takes a shortcut, only to get lost.
* '''Played Straight''': [[NuclearFamily The Tropers]] are on a road trip. [[BumblingDad Bob]] decides to take the ScenicRoute...and ends up getting the family lost.

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* '''Basic Trope''': A character takes a shortcut, only to get lost.
* '''Played Straight''': '''Straight''': [[NuclearFamily The Tropers]] are on a road trip. [[BumblingDad Bob]] decides to take the ScenicRoute...and ends up getting the family lost.



* '''Inverted''': Bob takes the ScenicRoute, and it gets them to their destination in less time than it would have taken to stay on the main roads.
* '''Justified''': Bob is too proud to ask directions when he gets lost.

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* '''Inverted''': Bob takes the ScenicRoute, and it gets them to their destination in less time than it would have taken to stay on the main roads.
'''Downplayed''': ???
* '''Justified''': '''Justified''':
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Bob is too proud to ask directions when he gets lost.



* '''Inverted''': Bob takes the ScenicRoute, and it gets them to their destination in less time than it would have taken to stay on the main roads.



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* '''Lampshaded''': "ChristopherColumbus didn't need directions, and neither do I!"

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* '''Lampshaded''': "ChristopherColumbus didn't need directions, and neither do I!"'''Zig Zagged''': ???



* '''Enforced''': ItsTheJourneyThatCounts, IdiotPlot

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* '''Enforced''': ItsTheJourneyThatCounts, IdiotPlotIdiotPlot.
* '''Lampshaded''': "ChristopherColumbus didn't need directions, and neither do I!"



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



* '''Discussed''':
* '''Conversed''':
* '''Played For Laughs''': Almost always is.
* '''Played For Drama''': The Tropers have to stay in a creepy little town with a DarkAndTroubledPast involving a [[SlasherMovie deranged killer]].

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* '''Discussed''':
'''Discussed''': ???
* '''Conversed''':
* '''Played For Laughs''': Almost always is.
'''Conversed''': ???
* '''Played For Drama''': The Tropers have to stay in a creepy little town with a DarkAndTroubledPast involving a [[SlasherMovie deranged killer]].killer]].
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