History PlayingWith / TrojanGauntlet

1st Aug '13 8:49:45 PM VPhantom
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* '''Inverted''': Bob is proud to buy condoms. The ''pharmacist'' is embarrassed.

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* '''Inverted''': '''Inverted''':
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Bob is proud to buy condoms. The ''pharmacist'' is embarrassed.
1st Aug '13 8:01:43 PM Someoneman
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** Bob regularly buys condoms with no problem. After he breaks up with his lover, he is embarrassed about not buying condoms.
26th Apr '13 8:41:12 PM Lullabee
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* '''Downplayed''': ???

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* '''Downplayed''': ???[[AManIsNotAVirgin Bob is rather proud that he has reason to buy condoms]], but he still glances around sheepishly before picking up the condoms.
24th Apr '13 10:33:46 PM VPhantom
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* '''Defied''': Bob laughs off the idea of being embarrassed about this. [[TheCasanova It's not like it's the first time he's done it]].

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* '''Defied''': '''Defied''':
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Bob laughs off the idea of being embarrassed about this. [[TheCasanova It's not like it's the first time he's done it]].
24th Apr '13 10:21:13 PM dvorak
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** Bob demands to see the cashier's supervisor when he gives him a hard time. Bob gets laid. Carl gets fired.

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** Bob demands to see the cashier's supervisor when he gives him a hard time. Bob gets laid. Carl gets fired.fired; Bob gets lucky.
24th Apr '13 10:20:39 PM dvorak
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** Bob demands to see the cashier's supervisor when he gives him a hard time. Bob gets laid. Carl gets fired.
4th Feb '13 8:08:05 AM VPhantom
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* '''Parodied''': As Bob (already embarrassed) buys the condoms, something bad happens, and everyone blames his buying condoms for it.

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* '''Parodied''': '''Parodied''':
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As Bob (already embarrassed) buys the condoms, something bad happens, and everyone blames his buying condom purchase for it.
** Bob is so embarrassed, that [[CannotTalkToWomen he cannot even speak to the (female) pharmacist]]... So, he tries to purchase the
condoms for it.using sign language and a ridiculous over-the-top mime routine.
4th Feb '13 8:01:30 AM VPhantom
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* '''Basic Trope''': A character is angsting about having to buy condoms.
* '''Played Straight''': Bob goes into the drugstore, and is very self-conscious as he picks out and pays for a box of condoms.

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* '''Basic Trope''': A character is angsting about having to buy condoms.
* '''Played Straight''': '''Straight''': Bob goes into the drugstore, and is very self-conscious as he picks out and pays for a box of condoms.



* '''Justified''': The series or movie is set during a time (such as TheFifties) or place where condoms are/were sold as a behind the counter item (rather than an over-the-counter item.)

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* '''Justified''': '''Downplayed''': ???
* '''Justified''':
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The series or movie is set during a time (such as TheFifties) or place where condoms are/were sold as a behind the counter item (rather than an over-the-counter item.)



* '''Deconstructed''': If Bob feels ''too'' self-conscious about buying condoms, he might decide it's not worth it, and have unprotected sex (or try improvising a condom out of plastic-wrap or something), resulting in [=STDs=] and unwanted pregnancy.
* '''Reconstructed''': Bob gets over the angst, and marches up to the cash register with the condoms in hand...and finds out that he didn't have anything to worry about, as the cashier simply rings up his order.



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



* '''Enforced''': The writers want to give AnAesop that buying condoms isn't nearly as embarassing as their teenage viewers might imagine.



* '''Enforced''': The writers want to give AnAesop that buying condoms isn't nearly as embarassing as their teenage viewers might imagine.



* '''Deconstructed''': If Bob feels ''too'' self-conscious about buying condoms, he might decide it's not worth it, and have unprotected sex (or try improvising a condom out of plastic-wrap or something), resulting in [=STDs=] and unwanted pregnancy.
* '''Reconstructed''': Bob gets over the angst, and marches up to the cash register with the condoms in hand...and finds out that he didn't have anything to worry about, as the cashier simply rings up his order.



* '''Played For Drama''': Bob meets his girlfriend's OverprotectiveDad at the drugstore. She gets sent to an all-girl boarding school ([[CatholicSchoolGirlsRule that'll stop her having sex for sure!]]) and Bob gets a late-night visit from her three {{Knight Templar Big Brother}}s. When the StarCrossedLovers inevitably reunite, Bob is so scarred by the experience that he forgoes buying condoms and Alice [[LawOfInverseFertility gets pregnant]].

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* '''Played For Drama''': Bob meets his girlfriend's OverprotectiveDad at the drugstore. She gets sent to an all-girl boarding school ([[CatholicSchoolGirlsRule that'll stop her having sex for sure!]]) and Bob gets a late-night visit from her three {{Knight Templar Big Brother}}s. When the StarCrossedLovers inevitably reunite, Bob is so scarred by the experience that he forgoes buying condoms and Alice [[LawOfInverseFertility gets pregnant]].pregnant]].
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%%* '''Implied''': ???
%%* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': ???
23rd Nov '12 1:25:36 PM Aiguille
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* '''Defied''': Bob laughs off the idea of being embarrassed about this. [[{{Casanova}} It's not like it's the first time he's done it]].

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* '''Defied''': Bob laughs off the idea of being embarrassed about this. [[{{Casanova}} [[TheCasanova It's not like it's the first time he's done it]].
4th Jul '12 12:44:32 AM SeptimusHeap
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* '''Averted''': The issue is [[HollywoodSex never dealt with in-story]].

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* '''Averted''': The issue is [[HollywoodSex [[IdealizedSex never dealt with in-story]].
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