History PlayingWith / TragicHero

19th Sep '13 8:00:48 AM LittleJimmy
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* '''Lampshaded''': ???
* '''Invoked''': ???

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* '''Lampshaded''': ???
"You know Bob, if you keep acting like this something bad is going to happen to you"
* '''Invoked''': ???Bob intentionally acts like a jerk.
19th Sep '13 7:57:32 AM LittleJimmy
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* '''Downplayed''': ???

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* '''Downplayed''': ???Bob's FatalFlaw leads to him to stub his toe on the coffee table.
5th Apr '13 9:31:55 PM Idlem
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* '''Parodied''': ???
4th Feb '13 9:59:46 AM VPhantom
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* '''Discussed''': "My fatal flaw is hubris." - Annabeth from PercyJacksonAndTheOlympians

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* '''Discussed''': "My fatal flaw is hubris." - Annabeth "[[note]]As stated by Annabeth, from PercyJacksonAndTheOlympians''Literature/PercyJacksonAndTheOlympians'''[[/note]]
4th Feb '13 9:57:59 AM VPhantom
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* '''Downplayed''': ???



* '''Subverted''': Bob's arrogance is all an act, and he truly is well aware of his flaws.

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* '''Subverted''': '''Subverted''':
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Bob's arrogance is all an act, and he truly is well aware of his flaws.



* '''Double Subverted''': ...but he [[BecomingTheMask becomes the mask]] and truly does develop arrogance that leads to his downfall.

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* '''Double Subverted''': ...Subverted''':
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but he [[BecomingTheMask becomes the mask]] and truly does develop arrogance that leads to his downfall.



* '''Parodied''': Bob dies a [[{{Gorn}} horrible and bloody death]]...because he can't play Cribbage.
* '''Deconstructed''': Bob's downfall also affects those who depended on him, causing a chain reaction.
* '''Reconstructed''':
* '''Zig Zagged''': Bob's arrogance leads to his eventual destruction... except that he comes back without a scratch, despite remaining arrogant. Then, it looks like he's going to be defeated by his pride again, except he learns and deliberately works to make himself humbler, so that he... is still defeated. Except, at the last moment, it turns out that ''another'' of his flaws, stubbornness, makes him impossible to permanently kill, so he comes back again and saves the day. Then his stubbornness/immortality consigns him to a FateWorseThanDeath.
* '''Averted''': Bob isn't perfect, but he has no big major failings.

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* '''Parodied''': Bob dies a [[{{Gorn}} horrible and bloody death]]...because Because he can't play Cribbage.
* '''Deconstructed''': Bob's downfall also affects those who depended on him, causing a chain reaction.
* '''Reconstructed''':
'''Parodied''': ???
* '''Zig Zagged''': Bob's arrogance leads to his eventual destruction... except that he comes back without a scratch, despite remaining arrogant. Then, it looks like he's going to be defeated by his pride again, except he learns and deliberately works to make himself humbler, so that he... is still defeated. Except, at the last moment, it turns out that ''another'' of his flaws, stubbornness, makes him impossible to permanently kill, so he comes back again and saves the day. Then his stubbornness/immortality stubbornness[=/=]immortality consigns him to a FateWorseThanDeath.
* '''Averted''': '''Averted''':
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Bob isn't perfect, but he has no big major failings.



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* '''Invoked''':

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* '''Lampshaded''':
'''Lampshaded''': ???
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* '''Deconstructed''': Bob's downfall also affects those who depended on him, causing a chain reaction.



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30th Oct '12 11:20:30 AM Robinton
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* '''Zig Zagged''':

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* '''Zig Zagged''': Bob's arrogance leads to his eventual destruction... except that he comes back without a scratch, despite remaining arrogant. Then, it looks like he's going to be defeated by his pride again, except he learns and deliberately works to make himself humbler, so that he... is still defeated. Except, at the last moment, it turns out that ''another'' of his flaws, stubbornness, makes him impossible to permanently kill, so he comes back again and saves the day. Then his stubbornness/immortality consigns him to a FateWorseThanDeath.



* '''Enforced''':

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* '''Enforced''': The author wants to write something like a Greek Tragedy, or wants to write any of several potential Aesops.



* '''Exploited''':
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* '''Discussed''':

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* '''Exploited''':
'''Exploited''': The Evil Overlord sets up the Council of Flattery, to convince Bob that he is the most powerful being on Earth, so that Bob will be defeated by his own flaws! [[EvilLaugh Mwahahaha!!!]]
* '''Defied''':
'''Defied''': Bob's TricksterMentor goes out of his way to regularly bully and humiliate Bob, and works double-time to make sure any of Bob's plans that can fail, do. Why? All to keep Bob's arrogance from causing Bob's eventual downfall.
* '''Discussed''': "My fatal flaw is hubris." - Annabeth from PercyJacksonAndTheOlympians
15th Aug '12 8:28:11 AM Craver357
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* '''Inverted''': KarmaHoudini

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* '''Inverted''': KarmaHoudini'''Inverted''':
** KarmaHoudini
** TragicVillain


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4th Aug '12 6:45:03 AM CobaltHyperMax
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* '''Lampshaded''': "That man used to be our hero but now he has fallen into darkness".

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* '''Lampshaded''': "That man used to be our hero but now he has fallen into darkness".



* '''Conversed''':

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* '''Conversed''': "That man used to be our hero but now he has fallen into the darkness of his soul".
4th Aug '12 6:42:13 AM CobaltHyperMax
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* '''Lampshaded''':

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* '''Lampshaded''': "That man used to be our hero but now he has fallen into darkness".
21st Jan '12 8:05:56 PM Darkspectar
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* '''Parodied''': Bob dies a [[{{Gorn}} horrible and bloody death]]...because he can't play Cribbbage.

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* '''Parodied''': Bob dies a [[{{Gorn}} horrible and bloody death]]...because he can't play Cribbbage.Cribbage.
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