History PlayingWith / TookALevelInBadass

23rd Oct '14 8:11:01 PM BibsDibs
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* '''Zig Zagged''': Bob appears to be extra badass, but by beating up kittens. Then he takes on some real enemies...and loses. But then we discover he [[IAmNotLeftHanded was holding back his power all along!]]

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* '''Zig Zagged''': Bob appears tries to be become extra badass, but by beating up kittens. Then he takes on some real enemies...and loses. But then we discover he [[IAmNotLeftHanded was holding back his power all along!]]
30th Aug '14 8:51:19 AM VPhantom
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'''Basic Trope''': An otherwise average character suddenly becomes a lot more powerful and/or competent

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'''Basic Trope''': An otherwise average or weak character suddenly becomes a lot more powerful and/or competent
30th Aug '14 7:56:34 AM HotmanX32
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'''Basic Trope''': An otherwise average character suddenly becomes a lot more powerful.

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'''Basic Trope''': An otherwise average character suddenly becomes a lot more powerful.powerful and/or competent
10th May '14 1:25:42 PM More
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* '''Parodied''': Bob used to be a nerd, complete with a [[GeekPhysiques geek physique]]. He retains this appearance, and yet is able to beat people up like a OneManArmy.

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* '''Parodied''': Bob used to be a nerd, complete with a [[GeekPhysiques geek physique]]. He retains this appearance, and yet is able to [[BadassBookworm beat people up like a a]] OneManArmy.
14th Mar '14 2:26:31 PM GhostLad
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* '''Exaggerated''': Bob was a FailureHero who became and InvincibleHero, who [[DidYouJustPunchOutCthulhu slaughters]] an EldritchAbomination in a CurbStompBattle.

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* '''Exaggerated''': Bob was a FailureHero who became and an InvincibleHero, who [[DidYouJustPunchOutCthulhu slaughters]] an EldritchAbomination in a CurbStompBattle.
4th Jan '14 12:32:22 PM Beast
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* '''Exaggerated''': Bob goes from being the weakest pansy one could possibly come across, to being able to crush [[DidYouJustPunchOutCthulhu Cthulhu]] with a blink of an eye.

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* '''Exaggerated''': Bob goes from being the weakest pansy one could possibly come across, to being able to crush was a FailureHero who became and InvincibleHero, who [[DidYouJustPunchOutCthulhu Cthulhu]] with a blink of slaughters]] an eye.EldritchAbomination in a CurbStompBattle.
2nd Nov '13 6:34:29 PM VPhantom
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* '''Reconstructed''': Bob willingly subjects himself to TrainingFromHell to become strong enough to save his beloved Alice. When all is said and done, he decides it was WorthIt.

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* '''Reconstructed''': '''Reconstructed''':
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Bob willingly subjects himself to TrainingFromHell to become strong enough to save his beloved Alice. When all is said and done, he decides it was WorthIt.
2nd Nov '13 4:14:55 PM Stoogebie
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* Bob becomes a KnightInSourArmor and holds on to his original idealism, all while kicking ass.

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* ** Bob becomes a KnightInSourArmor and holds on to his original idealism, all while kicking ass.
2nd Nov '13 4:14:31 PM Stoogebie
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** Bob is happy to remain [[TooCleverByHalf using his intellect]] to fight battles, and refuses to work out or learn new skills.
** ThePenIsMightier

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** Bob is happy fails to remain [[TooCleverByHalf using his intellect]] to fight battles, become stronger when faced with DieOrFly circumstances, and refuses cracks under pressure rather than undergo CharacterDevelopment.
** Alternatively, he'd rather forego said development because he doesn't want
to work out or learn new skills.
** ThePenIsMightier
be a killer.


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** Bob starts off as a ShrinkingViolet ActualPacifist, but the events of the story make him [[GrewASpine grow a spine]] and [[ItGetsEasier less reluctant to kill]] - but at the cost of [[CorruptTheCutie his]] [[BreakTheCutie innocence]].


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* Bob becomes a KnightInSourArmor and holds on to his original idealism, all while kicking ass.
1st Jan '13 10:13:41 PM VPhantom
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Oof! You aren't the same wimp you were two seasons ago...I take it you TookALevelInBadass during the break?

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Oof! You aren't the same wimp you were two seasons ago... I take it intuit you TookALevelInBadass during the break?
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