History PlayingWith / TakingTheBullet

14th Jan '16 7:17:30 PM Pastykake
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** A fourth character Danielle interrupts Charlie while Bob takes a dive, making the bullet completely miss.

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** A fourth character Danielle character, Danielle, interrupts Charlie while Bob takes a dive, making the bullet completely miss.



** The bullet over penetrates Bob and hits Alice anyway.
* '''Double Subverted''': ...but Charlie is distracted enough to only wound Alice.

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** The bullet over penetrates over-penetrates Bob and hits Alice anyway.
* '''Double Subverted''': ...Subverted''': Bob is too slow, but Charlie is distracted enough by his attempt to only wound Alice.



** Charlie is about to shoot Alice with a paint-ball gun, which Bob catches and [[MundaneMadeAwesome acts as though he's actually going to die]]. Everybody just looks at him, confused.

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** Charlie is about to shoot Alice with a paint-ball gun, which but then Bob catches takes the hit and [[MundaneMadeAwesome acts as though he's actually going to die]]. Everybody just looks at him, confused.



** Alice predicts an assassination attempt and hires bodyguards who are trained to intercept any bullets headed his way.

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** Alice predicts an assassination attempt and hires bodyguards who are trained to intercept any bullets headed his her way.



* '''Implied''': Charlie is about to shoot Alice, and the camera is on Charlie as he shoots. Later, Alice visits Bob in the hospital and thanks him for what he did. Maybe they hug and Bob flinches and grabs his torso wound.



%%* '''Implied''': ???
8th Dec '15 5:44:17 AM VPhantom
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* '''Played For Drama''': Bob is killed taking the bullet for Alice. As a result, Alice goes into:
** A) HeroicBSOD
** B) UnstoppableRage

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* '''Played For Drama''': Bob is killed taking the bullet for Alice. As a result, Alice goes into:
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into:\\
A) HeroicBSOD
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HeroicBSOD\\
B) UnstoppableRage
8th Dec '15 5:20:14 AM StarTropes
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* '''Played For Drama''': Bob is killed taking the bullet for Alice. As a result, Alice goes into:
** A) HeroicBSOD
** B) UnstoppableRage



%%* '''Played For Laughs''': ???
%%* '''Played For Drama''': ???

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%%* '''Played For Laughs''': ???
%%* '''Played For Drama''':
???
30th Apr '15 12:42:46 PM ElodieHiras
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** Bob takes the bullet for Alice and survives due to heavy armor being worn.

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** Bob takes the bullet for Alice and survives due to heavy armor being worn.worn, having a very effective HealingFactor, or a good SuperToughness, or any combination thereof.
30th Nov '14 10:31:37 PM VPhantom
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* '''Exploited''': Charlie was trying to hit Bob to begin with; shooting at Alice was just [[BatmanGambit a way to get Bob to stop dodging shots like he was before.]]

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* '''Exploited''': '''Exploited''':
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Charlie was trying to hit Bob to begin with; shooting at Alice was just [[BatmanGambit a way to get Bob to stop dodging shots like he was before.]]
30th Nov '14 10:23:23 PM MrUnderhill
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** Bob has an AttackReflector that will [[CatchAndReturn send the bullet back at Charlie if it hits him]]. Protecting Alice from the bullet is just a bonus.
20th Jun '13 8:51:25 AM Pneumatrap
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** The bullet over penetrates Bob and hit's Alice anyway.

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** The bullet over penetrates Bob and hit's hits Alice anyway.
9th May '13 7:32:28 PM dragonkingofthestars
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** The bullet over penetrates Bob and hit's Alice anyway.
24th Apr '13 8:56:19 PM skywerewolf
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* '''Downplayed''': ???

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* '''Downplayed''': ???Charlie shoots Alice, but Bob, standing nearby in armor, moves in front of her and is not seriously wounded.
2nd Feb '13 9:53:58 PM VPhantom
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* '''Justified''': Charlie shoots Alice in the back and Bob is the only one who sees him aim. Also, Bob is wearing a bulletproof vest.
** And/or Alice is a MacGuffin, or Bob is her bodyguard, so he has to protect her.
* '''Inverted''': Bob shoots Charlie first.
** Alternatively: Charlie attempts to body slam Alice and is shot (shielding someone from a body with your own bullet).

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* '''Justified''': '''Downplayed''': ???
* '''Justified''':
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Charlie shoots Alice in the back and Bob is the only one who sees him aim. Also, Bob is wearing a bulletproof vest.
** And/or And[=/=]or Alice is a MacGuffin, or Bob is her bodyguard, so he has to protect her.
* '''Inverted''': '''Inverted''':
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Bob shoots Charlie first.
** Alternatively: Charlie attempts to body slam Alice and is shot (shielding someone from a body with your own bullet).



* '''Subverted''': Bob is too slow to intercept the bullet.
** Or a fourth character Danielle interrupts Charlie while Bob takes a dive, making the bullet completely miss.

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* '''Subverted''': '''Subverted''':
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Bob is too slow to intercept the bullet.
** Or a A fourth character Danielle interrupts Charlie while Bob takes a dive, making the bullet completely miss.



* '''Parodied''': Alice is the only one in the packed room to not see Charlie. ''Everyone'' in the room jumps in front of the gun, creating a massive struggling huddle between them.

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* '''Parodied''': '''Parodied''':
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Alice is the only one in the packed room to not see Charlie. ''Everyone'' in the room jumps in front of the gun, creating a massive struggling huddle between them.



** Charlie is about to shoot Alice with a paintball gun, which Bob catches and [[MundaneMadeAwesome acts as though he's actually going to die]]. Everybody just looks at him, confused.

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** Charlie is about to shoot Alice with a paintball paint-ball gun, which Bob catches and [[MundaneMadeAwesome acts as though he's actually going to die]]. Everybody just looks at him, confused.



* '''Deconstructed''': Bob takes the bullet, goes down, then Charlie calmly shoots again, killing Alice, as well.
** Alternatively, the bullet goes through both of them.
* '''Reconstructed''': Impressed and inspired by Bob's HeroicSacrifice, the {{Innocent Bystander}}s [[HeroicBystander throw themselves]] at Charlie, quickly overwhelming him. Both wounded are rushed to the hospital and resuscitated.
** Alternatively, Bob takes the bullet for Alice and survives due to heavy armor being worn.



* '''Exploited''': Charlie was trying to hit Bob to begin with; shooting at Alice was just [[BatmanGambit a way to get Bob to stop dodging shots like he was before.]]



* '''Invoked''': "I'm wearing a bulletproof vest and can jump quite far, you know. Now, put your gun down."
** Alternatively: Alice predicts an assassination attempt and hires bodyguards who are trained to intercept any bullets headed his way.

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* '''Invoked''': '''Invoked''':
**
"I'm wearing a bulletproof vest and can jump quite far, you know. Now, put your gun down."
** Alternatively: Alice predicts an assassination attempt and hires bodyguards who are trained to intercept any bullets headed his way.way.
* '''Exploited''': Charlie was trying to hit Bob to begin with; shooting at Alice was just [[BatmanGambit a way to get Bob to stop dodging shots like he was before.]]



* '''Deconstructed''':
** Bob takes the bullet, goes down, then Charlie calmly shoots again, killing Alice, as well.
** The bullet goes through both of them.
* '''Reconstructed''':
** Impressed and inspired by Bob's HeroicSacrifice, the {{Innocent Bystander}}s [[HeroicBystander throw themselves]] at Charlie, quickly overwhelming him. Both wounded are rushed to the hospital and resuscitated.
** Bob takes the bullet for Alice and survives due to heavy armor being worn.



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