History PlayingWith / TookALevelInJerkAss

7th Mar '17 3:15:42 PM ectostar
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'''Basic Trope''': Character becomes more of a jerk over time.
* '''Straight''': [[KnightInSourArmor Leon]] starts out as an AloofAlly, but he still clearly respects his TrueCompanions. However, over time, he turns into an {{Insufferable|Genius}} {{Jerkass}}.

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'''Basic Trope''': Character becomes more of a jerk {{jerk|ass}} over time.
* '''Straight''': [[KnightInSourArmor Leon]] Alice]] starts out as an AloofAlly, but he she still clearly respects his her TrueCompanions. However, over time, he she turns into an {{Insufferable|Genius}} {{Jerkass}}.



** Leon starts out as a ShrinkingViolet with a touch of cynicism wearing JadeColoredGlasses. Near the end, he went JumpingOffTheSlipperySlope.

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** Leon Alice starts out as a ShrinkingViolet with a touch of cynicism wearing JadeColoredGlasses. Near the end, he she went JumpingOffTheSlipperySlope.



** Leon goes from a NiceGuy to a slightly irritable jerk.
** Leon has always been a jerkass, but becomes more of a jerk than he usually is.

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** Leon Alice goes from a NiceGuy NiceGirl to a slightly irritable jerk.
{{jerk|ass}}.
** Leon Alice has always been a jerkass, but becomes more of a jerk than he she usually is.



** Leon's life has been falling apart and he's just stressed.
** Leon's friends are [[SurroundedByIdiots so much like idiots]] that [[EnragedByIdiocy this becomes too much for him to handle.]]

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** Leon's Alice's life has been falling apart and he's she's just stressed.
** Leon's Alice's friends are [[SurroundedByIdiots so much like idiots]] that [[EnragedByIdiocy this becomes too much for him her to handle.]]handle]].



* '''Subverted''': Leon suddenly acts like a total {{Jerkass}}, but in reality it's a [[JerkassFacade defense mechanism]] because he's stressed out.

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* '''Subverted''': Leon Alice suddenly acts like a total {{Jerkass}}, but in reality it's a [[JerkassFacade defense mechanism]] because he's she's stressed out.



* '''Parodied''': Everyone refers to Leon being unusually nice while he's [[KickTheDog running around kicking hobos in the face]] ForTheEvulz. They keep on acting like he's being nice even when he sets a guy on fire for no reason.
* '''Zig Zagged''': Depending on his mood, he's either a jerk or kind.
* '''Averted''': Leon's characterization remains about the same. While he's still snarky, any time he goes too far such as [[TooSoon making a crack about]] Bob's DoomedHometown, he apologizes.

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* '''Parodied''': Everyone refers to Leon Alice being unusually nice while he's she's [[KickTheDog running around kicking hobos in the face]] ForTheEvulz. They keep on acting like he's she's being nice even when he she sets a guy on fire for no reason.
* '''Zig Zagged''': Depending on his her mood, he's she's either a jerk {{jerk|ass}} or kind.
* '''Averted''': Leon's Alice's characterization remains about the same. While he's she's still snarky, any time he she goes too far such as [[TooSoon making a crack about]] Bob's DoomedHometown, he she apologizes.



** The creator of the series wants the fans to focus more on other characters, so he makes Leon just unlikable.
** The creator notices that the fans hate Leon for his nice personality, so he decides to change his character into a jerkass.
* '''Lampshaded''': Someone notes that Leon wasn't always this much of a jerk.
* '''Invoked''': JerkassBall
* '''Exploited''': The BigBad knows Leon is TheChosenOne and wants to make sure he stays a jerk so no one will support him on his journey.
* '''Defied''': Even though Leon has some stress in his life, he makes sure not to take his anger out on anyone.
* '''Discussed''': "Man, Leon's really turned into something else."
* '''Conversed''': "Remember when Leon was a NiceGuy? No, neither do I."

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** The creator of the series wants the fans to focus more on other characters, so he makes Leon they make Alice just unlikable.
** The creator notices that the fans hate Leon Alice for his her nice personality, so he decides they decide to change his her character into a jerkass.
{{Jerkass}}.
* '''Lampshaded''': Someone notes that Leon Alice wasn't always this much of a jerk.
{{jerk|ass}}.
* '''Invoked''': JerkassBall
JerkassBall.
* '''Exploited''': The BigBad knows Leon Alice is TheChosenOne and wants to make sure he she stays a jerk so no one will support him her on his her journey.
* '''Defied''': Even though Leon Alice has some stress in his her life, he she makes sure not to take his her anger out on anyone.
* '''Discussed''': "Man, Leon's Alice's really turned into something else."
* '''Conversed''': "Remember when Leon Alice was a NiceGuy? NiceGirl? No, neither do I."



** Leon has been through [[AFateWorseThanDeath things worse than death]] while fighting [[EldritchAbomination things that should not exist.]] This transition is showing how he is falling apart and may end up [[FaceHeelTurn switching sides]].
** Leon became such a {{Jerkass}}, his friends and family no longer want anything to do with him.
* '''Reconstructed''': Leon's friends help him get through these traumatizing experiences, letting him know that [[YouAreNotAlone he isn't alone]]. This helps Leon pull himself back together.

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** Leon Alice has been through [[AFateWorseThanDeath things worse than death]] while fighting [[EldritchAbomination things that should not exist.]] exist]]. This transition is showing how he she is falling apart and may end up [[FaceHeelTurn switching sides]].
** Leon Alice became such a {{Jerkass}}, his her friends and family no longer want anything to do with him.
her.
* '''Reconstructed''': Leon's Alice's friends help him her get through these traumatizing experiences, letting him her know that [[YouAreNotAlone he she isn't alone]]. This helps Leon Alice pull himself herself back together.



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15th Mar '16 5:47:08 PM 313Bluestreak
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** Leon is simply a jerkass, but becomes more of a jerk than he usually is.



* '''Downplayed''': Leon goes from a NiceGuy to a slightly irritable jerk.

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* '''Downplayed''': '''Downplayed''':
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Leon goes from a NiceGuy to a slightly irritable jerk.jerk.
** Leon has always been a jerkass, but becomes more of a jerk than he usually is.
29th Feb '16 9:23:55 AM 313Bluestreak
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** Leon is simply a jerkass, but becomes more of a jerk than he usually is.



* '''Justified''': Leon's life has been falling apart and he's just stressed.

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* '''Justified''': '''Justified''':
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Leon's life has been falling apart and he's just stressed.stressed.
** Leon's friends are [[SurroundedByIdiots so much like idiots]] that [[EnragedByIdiocy this becomes too much for him to handle.]]



* '''Enforced''': The creator of the series wants the fans to focus more on other characters, so he makes Leon just unlikeable.

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* '''Enforced''': '''Enforced''':
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The creator of the series wants the fans to focus more on other characters, so he makes Leon just unlikeable.unlikable.
** The creator notices that the fans hate Leon for his nice personality, so he decides to change his character into a jerkass.
12th Aug '15 8:37:53 PM MechWarrior
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** Leon became such a JerkAss, his friends and family no longer want anything to do with him.

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** Leon became such a JerkAss, {{Jerkass}}, his friends and family no longer want anything to do with him.
20th Aug '13 6:24:59 PM creekery
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* '''Downplayed''': ???
* '''Justified''': ???

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* '''Downplayed''': ???
Leon goes from a NiceGuy to a slightly irritable jerk.
* '''Justified''': ???Leon's life has been falling apart and he's just stressed.



* '''Zig Zagged''': ???

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* '''Zig Zagged''': ???Depending on his mood, he's either a jerk or kind.



* '''Enforced''': ???

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* '''Enforced''': ???The creator of the series wants the fans to focus more on other characters, so he makes Leon just unlikeable.



* '''Exploited''': ???
* '''Defied''': ???
* '''Discussed''': ???
* '''Conversed''': ???

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* '''Exploited''': ???
The BigBad knows Leon is TheChosenOne and wants to make sure he stays a jerk so no one will support him on his journey.
* '''Defied''': ???
Even though Leon has some stress in his life, he makes sure not to take his anger out on anyone.
* '''Discussed''': ???
"Man, Leon's really turned into something else."
* '''Conversed''': ???"Remember when Leon was a NiceGuy? No, neither do I."
7th Apr '13 10:06:46 AM TVRulezAgain
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** Leon starts out as a ShrinkingViolet with a touch of cynicism wearing JadeColoredGlasses. Near the end, he went JumpingOffTheSlipperySlope and has become a CompleteMonster.

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** Leon starts out as a ShrinkingViolet with a touch of cynicism wearing JadeColoredGlasses. Near the end, he went JumpingOffTheSlipperySlope and has become a CompleteMonster.JumpingOffTheSlipperySlope.
10th Mar '13 6:49:53 AM 313Bluestreak
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* '''Exaggerated''': Leon starts out as a ShrinkingViolet with a touch of cynicism wearing JadeColoredGlasses. Near the end, he went JumpingOffTheSlipperySlope and has become a CompleteMonster.

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* '''Exaggerated''': '''Exaggerated''':
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Leon starts out as a ShrinkingViolet with a touch of cynicism wearing JadeColoredGlasses. Near the end, he went JumpingOffTheSlipperySlope and has become a CompleteMonster.CompleteMonster.
** FaceHeelTurn.
28th Jan '13 6:45:20 AM Craver357
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* '''Exaggerated''': Leon starts out as a ShrinkingViolet with a touch of cynicism wearing JadeColoredGlasses. Near the end, he has become a CompleteMonster.

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* '''Exaggerated''': Leon starts out as a ShrinkingViolet with a touch of cynicism wearing JadeColoredGlasses. Near the end, he went JumpingOffTheSlipperySlope and has become a CompleteMonster.



* '''Double Subverted''': ...but then [[BecomingTheMask flips around and becomes a total douchebag.]]

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* '''Double Subverted''': ...but then [[BecomingTheMask flips around and becomes a total douchebag.]]douchebag]].
7th Jan '13 5:53:58 AM VPhantom
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* '''Downplayed''': ???



* '''Deconstructed''': Leon has been through [[AFateWorseThanDeath things worse than death]] while fighting [[EldritchAbomination things that should not exist.]] This transition is showing how he is falling apart and may end up [[FaceHeelTurn switching sides]].
** Leon became such a JerkAss, his friends and family no longer want anything to do with him.
* '''Reconstructed''': Leon's friends help him get through these traumatizing experiences, letting him know that [[YouAreNotAlone he isn't alone]]. This helps Leon pull himself back together.



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



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

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* '''Played For Laughs:''' ???
'''Deconstructed''':
** Leon has been through [[AFateWorseThanDeath things worse than death]] while fighting [[EldritchAbomination things that should not exist.]] This transition is showing how he is falling apart and may end up [[FaceHeelTurn switching sides]].
** Leon became such a JerkAss, his friends and family no longer want anything to do with him.
* '''Played For Drama:''' ???
'''Reconstructed''': Leon's friends help him get through these traumatizing experiences, letting him know that [[YouAreNotAlone he isn't alone]]. This helps Leon pull himself back together.



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%%* '''Played For Drama''': ???
7th Jan '13 4:30:17 AM plcthecd
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** Leon became such a JerkAss, his friends and family no longer want anything to do with him.
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