History PlayingWith / TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodSandwich

8th Oct '15 7:34:18 PM johnnye
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** Bob orders an expensive 3-course meal at a fancy restaurant and leaves before he can eat anything.

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** Bob orders an expensive spends a lot of time perusing the menu and ordering a full 3-course meal at a fancy restaurant and restaurant. He leaves before he can eat anything.
25th Aug '14 11:32:02 AM Angeldeb82
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* '''Straight''': {{Alice and Bob}} are in a restaurant. Bob's delicious sandwich arrives, and then the plot demands that they leave.

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* '''Straight''': {{Alice and Bob}} AliceAndBob are in a restaurant. Bob's delicious sandwich arrives, and then the plot demands that they leave.



** The sandwich sprouts legs and forgets Bob to go on an adventure in a shocking {{BLAM}}... or turns out to be a MacGuffin that Alice and Bob cannot ever forget.

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** The sandwich sprouts legs and forgets Bob to go on an adventure in a shocking {{BLAM}}...BigLippedAlligatorMoment... or turns out to be a MacGuffin that Alice and Bob cannot ever forget.



* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': There is a theme of ConspicuousConsumption and the wastefulness of middle-class culture running through the work. If you watch closely, whenever they leave the restaurant you can see the waiter in the background clearing away their untouched food with a disgusted expression on his face.

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* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': '''Intended Audience Reaction''': There is a theme of ConspicuousConsumption and the wastefulness of middle-class culture running through the work. If you watch closely, whenever they leave the restaurant you can see the waiter in the background clearing away their untouched food with a disgusted expression on his face.
26th Jan '14 2:42:35 PM Someoneman
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26th Jan '14 2:40:43 PM Someoneman
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* '''Exaggerated''': There is a RunningGag that every time Bob is handed an item of food, he's called away urgently and throws it in the trash.

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* '''Exaggerated''': '''Exaggerated''':
**
There is a RunningGag that every time Bob is handed an item of food, he's called away urgently and throws it in the trash.trash.
** Bob orders an expensive 3-course meal at a fancy restaurant and leaves before he can eat anything.
29th Nov '13 1:26:02 PM johnnye
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** Bob and Alice randomly turn away from the plot for a moment, to grab a sandwich.



* '''Averted''': Bob orders the sandwich, and eats it. Plot does not occur to interfere, or kindly waits until he is finished eating.
* '''Enforced''':
** "We need to do an episode about proper diet! Have Bob choose between a sandwich and his destiny!"
** "Let's have Bob order his TrademarkFavoriteFood, then rush away without eating it to show just how important dealing with this new situation is to him."
** Enforced + Averted = The writer shows off the TrademarkFavouriteFood of each character with an eating scene.

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* '''Averted''': Alice and Bob orders the sandwich, and eats it. Plot does not occur to interfere, or kindly waits until he is finished eating.
* '''Enforced''':
** "We need to do an episode about proper diet! Have Bob choose between a sandwich and his destiny!"
** "Let's
have Bob order his TrademarkFavoriteFood, then rush away without a conversation in a restaurant, eating it to show just how important dealing with this new situation is to him."
** Enforced + Averted = The writer shows off
as they chat, like normal people.
* '''Enforced''': They're filming
the TrademarkFavouriteFood of each character with an eating conversation from three different angles and the actors keep flubbing their lines, so they're told not to eat anything to make it easier to shoot and edit the scene.
29th Nov '13 1:08:12 PM johnnye
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** Bob ForgetsToEat and/or is an anorexic.

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** Bob ForgetsToEat and/or is has an anorexic.eating disorder, and hides it by making arrangements to eat in public and being called away "unexpectedly".
27th Nov '13 5:56:45 PM VPhantom
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* '''Deconstructed''': ???
* '''Reconstructed''': ???


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%%* '''Deconstructed''': ???
%%* '''Reconstructed''': ???
27th Nov '13 3:47:54 PM johnnye
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* '''Exaggerated''':
** As Alice and Bob walk out the door, [[FelonyMisdemeanor the camera zooms in on the sandwich and sad music plays as Bob walks out in the background]].
** Bob starves to death, since plot-related events take him away every time he tries to eat.

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* '''Exaggerated''':
** As Alice and Bob walk out the door, [[FelonyMisdemeanor the camera zooms in on the sandwich and sad music plays as Bob walks out in the background]].
** Bob starves to death, since plot-related events take him away
'''Exaggerated''': There is a RunningGag that every time he tries to eat.Bob is handed an item of food, he's called away urgently and throws it in the trash.



** Bob is very forgetful and/or an anorexic.

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** Bob is very forgetful ForgetsToEat and/or is an anorexic.



** When the food arrives, you never see the characters eating, but it turns out there was a cut during the eating.
* '''Double Subverted''':
** Bob grabs the sandwich as he's leaving, only to have it stolen as he walks out the door.
** ...and then the thief trips and smashes the sandwich.
* '''Parodied''': Bob orders his sandwich, and as he takes a bite of it several people storm the room to bombard him with plot. He insists "I'm not going to give up my delicious sandwich!" and storms through all of them.
* '''Zig Zagged''': Bob orders a sandwich, but some plot happens outside and he runs out before the sandwich is given to him. The plot is quickly resolved, though, so he walks back in and gets his sandwich. As he sits down, Alice walks in, and the two have an extended conversation, without Bob ever touching his sandwich. Finally, the conversation dies down. Bob is about to take a bite out of his sandwich, until more plot happens outside. Alice and Bob run out, but Bob takes his sandwich with him...
* '''Averted''':
** Bob does not order a sandwich.
** Bob orders the sandwich, and eats it. Plot does not occur to interfere, or kindly waits until he is finished eating.

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** When the food arrives, you never see the The characters eating, but it turns out there was a cut during have their plot relevant conversation over plates of untouched food. Eventually, Bob smiles and says "Anyway, enough business. Our food is getting cold here!" They tuck in, and the eating.
camera cuts away.
* '''Double Subverted''':
**
Subverted''': Bob grabs the sandwich as he's leaving, only to have it stolen as he walks out [[WalkAndTalk walk down the door.
** ...and then the thief trips and smashes the sandwich.
street talking to Alice]], his sandwich ignored in his hand.
* '''Parodied''': Bob orders keeps going to take a bite of his sandwich, and as he takes a bite of it several people storm the room to bombard but each time, someone interrupts him with plot. a question. He insists "I'm not going to give up my delicious sandwich!" and storms through all of them.
gets increasingly frustrated, especially since nobody else is eating their own food.
* '''Zig Zagged''': Bob orders a sandwich, but some plot happens outside and he runs out before the sandwich is given to him. The plot is quickly resolved, though, so he walks back in and gets his sandwich. As he sits down, Alice walks in, and the two have an extended conversation, without Bob ever touching his sandwich. Finally, the conversation dies down. Bob is about to take a bite out of his sandwich, until more plot happens outside. Alice and Bob run out, but Bob takes his sandwich with him...
him. Later that evening, he walks into his house, plops a paper bag on the table and sits down -- he's still got it with him. He takes a bite... "Goddamnit, I said no mayo."
* '''Averted''':
** Bob does not order a sandwich.
**
'''Averted''': Bob orders the sandwich, and eats it. Plot does not occur to interfere, or kindly waits until he is finished eating.



** As Alice and Bob walk out the door, [[FelonyMisdemeanor the camera zooms in on the sandwich and sad music plays as Bob walks out in the background]].



** Bob staples the sandwich to his clothing so he doesn't leave it behind.
** Sword in one hand, shield in the other. Sandwich in his mouth.

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** Bob staples politely asks to have the sandwich in a doggy bag, because they have to his clothing so he doesn't leave it behind.
** Sword in one hand, shield in
run to stop the other. Sandwich in his mouth.Third Seal from being broken on the Gates of Hell.



* '''Deconstructed''': Bob purchases a sandwich at a diner in the hopes that something interesting will happen to him, forcing him to leave it behind. However, nothing ever does.
* '''Reconstructed''': Something DOES happen to Bob.

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* '''Deconstructed''': Bob purchases a sandwich at a diner in the hopes that something interesting will happen to him, forcing him to leave it behind. However, nothing ever does.
???
* '''Reconstructed''': Something DOES happen to Bob.???
* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': There is a theme of ConspicuousConsumption and the wastefulness of middle-class culture running through the work. If you watch closely, whenever they leave the restaurant you can see the waiter in the background clearing away their untouched food with a disgusted expression on his face.



%%* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': ???
20th Aug '13 4:20:40 PM VPhantom
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* '''Justified''': Bob is very forgetful and/or an anorexic.
** Or The interruption was really important.

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* '''Justified''': '''Justified''':
**
Bob is very forgetful and/or an anorexic.
** Or The interruption was really important.



-->'''Alice:''' "Eat faster."

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-->'''Alice:''' '''Alice:''' "Eat faster."
20th Aug '13 4:12:58 PM malonkey1
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* '''Downplayed''': ???

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* '''Downplayed''': ???Bob orders small fries, but has to run out when he's only had a few.



** Or The interruption was really important.



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

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* '''Exploited''': ???Charlie is trying to help Bob lose weight, so he bombards him with Plot to get him to eat less.



'''Alice:''' "Eat faster."

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'''Alice:''' -->'''Alice:''' "Eat faster."
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