History PlayingWith / SomeOfMyBestFriendsAreX

15th Oct '14 4:00:20 PM TrickyTroper
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* '''Played For Drama''': Alice's troper friends stop being her friends when they hear about the offensive joke Alice made.
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* '''Played For Drama''': '''Deconstructed''': Alice's troper friends stop being her friends when they hear about the offensive joke Alice made.made. * '''Reconstructed''': Alice's friends know that she was just joking. * '''Played For Drama''': A troper murders Alice over the offensive joke.

%%* '''Deconstructed''': ??? %%* '''Reconstructed''': ???
24th Sep '14 5:29:49 PM TrickyTroper
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Removed the second subversion; it would still be a straight use because this trope covers both truths and lies.
* '''Exaggerated''': Alice demands tropers be rounded up and killed, and replies to criticism by noting that every single one of her friends is a troper. * '''Downplayed''': Alice, generally a PerpetualFrowner, [[PokeThePoodle always glowers a bit more strongly]] whenever a troper comes into the room ... using the example of a troper with whom she had a pleasant four-minute conversation in a bar last week to deflect criticism.
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* '''Exaggerated''': Alice demands tropers be rounded up and killed, and replies uses the example of a troper with whom she had a pleasant four-minute conversation in a bar last week to criticism by noting that every single one of her friends is a troper. deflect criticism. * '''Downplayed''': Alice, generally a PerpetualFrowner, [[PokeThePoodle always glowers a bit more strongly]] whenever a troper comes into the room ... using the example room, and replies to criticism by noting that every single one of her friends is a troper with whom she had a pleasant four-minute conversation in a bar last week to deflect criticism.troper.

** Turns out that Alice really is a troper herself. Or Alice doesn't have any troper friends. Or she isn't really anti-troper, just bad at jokes.
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** Turns It turns out that Alice really is a troper herself. Or herself. ** Alice doesn't have any troper friends. Or she isn't really anti-troper, just bad at jokes.

* '''Averted''': Alice makes no attempt to defend herself. Or says that all her close friends are non-tropers.
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* '''Averted''': Alice '''Averted''': ** No one clarifies or apologizes for their offensive jokes. ** No one makes no attempt to defend herself. Or says that all her close friends are non-tropers.any offensive jokes.

* '''Averted''': ** Alice makes no attempt to defend herself. Or says herself from scorn, as everyone in the room knows that all none of her close friends are non-tropers.tropers.

** Alternatively, Alice is about to use this StockPhrase, but decides that it would be too cliche and uses something else to her defense instead.
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** Alternatively, Alice is about to use this StockPhrase, but decides that it would be too cliche and uses something else to her defense instead.

* '''Conversed''': ???
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* '''Conversed''': ???"Is Alice's head all right?" * '''Played For Drama''': Alice's troper friends stop being her friends when they hear about the offensive joke Alice made.

* '''Conversed''': %%* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': ???

%%* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': ??? %%* '''Played For Laughs''': ??? %%* '''Played For Drama''': ???
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%%* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': ??? %%* '''Played For Laughs''': ??? %%* '''Played For Drama''': ???
4th Nov '13 8:00:19 AM BibsDibs
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** Alice says she can't be racist because her best friend is black and Jill wouldn't like her if she was racist. Turns out that friend of hers is a BoomerangBigot.
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** Alice says she can't be racist because her best friend is black and Jill she wouldn't like her if she was racist. Turns out that friend of hers is a BoomerangBigot.BoomerangBigot herself.
2nd Nov '13 8:42:34 AM BibsDibs
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Added DiffLines:
** Alice says she can't be racist because her best friend is black and Jill wouldn't like her if she was racist. Turns out that friend of hers is a BoomerangBigot.
22nd Oct '13 2:57:51 PM BananaPancakes
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'''Basic Trope''': A person argues they're not a bigot because they have friends who are part of the group in question.
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'''Basic Trope''': A person argues they're s/he is not a bigot because they have s/he has friends who are part of belong to the group in question.s/he scorns.

* '''Downplayed''': ??? * '''Justified''': Alice has had a hard time with tropers for most of her life giving her ingrained prejudices towards them, but has a few troper friends that she believes defies these prejudices. * '''Inverted''':
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* '''Downplayed''': ??? Alice, generally a PerpetualFrowner, [[PokeThePoodle always glowers a bit more strongly]] whenever a troper comes into the room ... using the example of a troper with whom she had a pleasant four-minute conversation in a bar last week to deflect criticism. * '''Justified''': Alice has had a hard time with tropers for most of her life giving her ingrained prejudices towards them, but has a few troper friends that she believes defies who don't reflect these prejudices. * '''Inverted''': '''Inverted''':

** "Hey, some of my friends are... You know what, never mind. It doesn't matter because I'm not prejudice." * '''Double Subverted''': ???
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** "Hey, some of my friends are... You know what, never mind. It doesn't matter because I'm ''I'm not prejudice.prejudiced''." * '''Double Subverted''': ???The next time Alice gets really angry, it's at Alexandra, a troper, whom Alice has always really hated.

** Alice makes an offensive joke about black people and then comments about [[InsaneTrollLogic how she can't be racist because]] [[CloudCuckoolander some of her best friends are]] Series/{{teletubbies}}.
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** Alice makes an offensive joke about black people and then comments about [[InsaneTrollLogic how she can't be racist because]] [[CloudCuckoolander some of her best friends are]] Series/{{teletubbies}}. friend is]] Disney/WinnieThePooh.

* '''Zig Zagged''': ???
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* '''Zig Zagged''': ???Sometimes Alice makes negative comments about tropers that use their identity as part of troper culture as the punchline; other times she doesn't mention that they're tropers at all.
14th Sep '13 4:36:30 PM BibsDibs
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** Alice has to say this about a group of people '''she's''' a part of.
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** Alice has to say this about a group of people '''she's''' says this, unaware that [[NWordPrivileges she's a part of.of said group]].
9th Sep '13 9:03:40 PM BibsDibs
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** Alice has to say this about a group of people '''she's''' a part of.
9th Sep '13 8:07:54 PM BibsDibs
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** Alice makes an offensive joke about black people and then comments about [[InsaneTrollLogic how she can't be racist because]] [[CloudCuckoolander some of her best friends are]] Series/{{teletubbies}} and/or unicorns.
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** Alice makes an offensive joke about black people and then comments about [[InsaneTrollLogic how she can't be racist because]] [[CloudCuckoolander some of her best friends are]] Series/{{teletubbies}} and/or unicorns.Series/{{teletubbies}}.
9th Sep '13 8:07:39 PM BibsDibs
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** Alice makes an offensive joke about black people and then comments [[InsaneTrollLogic that about how she can't be racist because]] [[CloudCuckoolander some of her best friends are]] Series/{{teletubbies}} and/or unicorns.
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** Alice makes an offensive joke about black people and then comments about [[InsaneTrollLogic that about how she can't be racist because]] [[CloudCuckoolander some of her best friends are]] Series/{{teletubbies}} and/or unicorns.
9th Sep '13 8:07:14 PM BibsDibs
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** Alice makes an offensive joke about black people and then comments [[InsaneTrollLogic that about how she can't be racist because]] [[CloudCuckoolander some of her best friends are]] Series/{{teletubbies}} and unicorns.
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** Alice makes an offensive joke about black people and then comments [[InsaneTrollLogic that about how she can't be racist because]] [[CloudCuckoolander some of her best friends are]] Series/{{teletubbies}} and and/or unicorns.
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