History PlayingWith / UnPerson

26th Sep '17 7:54:50 AM MathsAngelicVersion
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** The government tries to erase all evidence of Alice's existence, but [[BleepDammit their censorship is so inept that it ends up hiding nothing]].
23rd Sep '17 11:19:59 AM MathsAngelicVersion
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** An entire city is destroyed, and then "deleted" this way along with all of its inhabitants.



** Alice was a heinous criminal.

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** Alice was a heinous criminal. The government wants to prevent her from going down in infamy and inspiring copycat crimes.



** Alice's records are specifically preserved by the government so that she can be used as a symbol for everything the gov't hates.



* '''Zig Zagged''': All of the records that Alice are obliterated, and her family is brainwashed into believing that she never lived in the first place. Then Alice escapes, and everyone thinks she is some kind of crazy person. She gets put into a mental hospital that is just as bad or worse than the prison.

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* '''Zig Zagged''': Zagged''':
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All of the records that Alice are obliterated, and her family is brainwashed into believing that she never lived in the first place. Then Alice escapes, and everyone thinks she is some kind of crazy person. She gets put into a mental hospital that is just as bad or worse than the prison.
** (followed from Double Subverted) It turns out that the janitor did manage to leave behind something that could be subtle clues to Alice's existence. It's left ambiguous whether anyone ever figured them out.



* '''Enforced''': The story is a 70s paranoid conspiracy film about the oppressiveness of government, and the writer wants to emphasize that theme.

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* '''Enforced''': '''Enforced''':
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The story is a 70s paranoid conspiracy film about the oppressiveness of government, and so the writer wants execs made the writers include this trope to emphasize pander to the audience's paranoia.
** The story takes place in a real-life oppressive regime
that theme.used to erase all evidence of a person's existence.



* '''Defied''': Alice makes sure that she has extra copies of pictures and records because she joins LaResistance.

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* '''Defied''': '''Defied''':
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Alice makes sure that she has extra copies of pictures and records because she joins LaResistance.LaResistance.
** The public figures out that the government is trying to hide Alice's existence from them, so [[StreisandEffect they get curious and eagerly share info about her]].
21st Sep '17 7:35:54 AM MathsAngelicVersion
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** Alice was a decorated official in the oppressive regime before she was caught committing "treason". She's stripped of all her awards before her execution, and official records merely list her as an unremarkable traitor.
13th Jul '17 2:25:12 PM rdococ
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** Alice somehow erases every record of the ''government's'' existence, resulting in the regime devolving into chaos.
31st Mar '17 5:22:56 PM KillerClowns
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** The fact of Alice's existence remains known, but their ''name'' is no longer permitted to be spoken or recorded.
21st Feb '16 1:20:11 PM SKJAM
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* '''Enforced''': ???

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* '''Enforced''': ???The story is a 70s paranoid conspiracy film about the oppressiveness of government, and the writer wants to emphasize that theme.
17th Mar '15 12:58:46 AM RatherRandomRachel
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** Alice's records are specifically preserved by her government so that she can be known as having worked through her line of duty as best as she could.
13th May '14 8:40:15 AM TrickyTroper
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** Alice was a henious criminal.

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** Alice was a henious heinous criminal.



* '''Deconstructed''': "They erase all evidence of enemies of the state. However, they aren't so effective in actually disposing of them physically. Every once a while, a man with nothing to lose jumps off a prison train and vanishes in TheLostWoods, or runs for the hills some hours before the midnight knock, or [[PlayingPossum crawls out]] of a pile of shot bodies and scampers off into the night, wounded but alive. They all resurface here, in LaResistance. Right now, we've got a cadre of untraceable avengers, about whom the police knows nothing at all: neither addresses, nor fingerprints, nor [[IHaveYourWife their vulnerable loved ones]]. They are invisible, they are lethal, and they have no other place to go, and soon we'll have enough manpower to shoot the Dictator's mooks from behind every corner".

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* '''Implied''': Alice escapes from prison, and her own friends and siblings have completely forgotten about her.
* '''Deconstructed''': "They erase all evidence of enemies of the state. However, they aren't so effective in actually disposing of them physically. Every once a while, a man with nothing to lose jumps off a prison train and vanishes in TheLostWoods, or runs for the hills some hours before the midnight knock, or [[PlayingPossum crawls out]] of a pile of shot bodies and scampers off into the night, wounded but alive. They all resurface here, in LaResistance. Right now, we've got a cadre of untraceable avengers, about whom the police knows nothing at all: neither addresses, nor fingerprints, nor [[IHaveYourWife their vulnerable loved ones]]. They are invisible, they are lethal, and they have no other place to go, and soon we'll have enough manpower to shoot the Dictator's mooks {{mooks}} from behind every corner".



%%* '''Implied''': ???
%%* '''Reconstructed''': ???



%%* '''Played For Drama''': ???

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%%* '''Played For Drama''': ???
%%* '''Reconstructed''':
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27th Dec '13 11:20:36 AM TrickyTroper
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* '''Straight''':
** Alice pisses off a controlling regime, and they delete any evidence that she existed at all.
** Alice is sent to some kind of prison by a repressive regime. They delete or doctor all photos of her and all records, etc.
* '''Exaggerated''': And then they [[LaserGuidedAmnesia erase all memories]] of her from everyone she's ever met.
* '''Downplayed''': Alice's deletion is ceremonial. Everyone knows she exists but no one speaks of her in polite company.

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* '''Straight''':
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'''Straight''': Alice pisses off a controlling repressive regime, and they execute her. They then delete or doctor all photos of her and all records, and otherwise delete any evidence that she existed at all.
* '''Exaggerated''':
** Alice is sent to some kind of prison by a repressive regime. They delete or doctor all photos of her and all records, etc.
* '''Exaggerated''': And then they
[[LaserGuidedAmnesia erase all memories]] of her Alice from everyone she's ever met.
** Many, many people are "deleted" this way.
* '''Downplayed''': '''Downplayed''':
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Alice's deletion "deletion" is purely ceremonial. Everyone knows that she exists existed, but no one speaks of her in polite company.company.
** Alice is not executed but imprisoned. (They still erase all records of her existence.)
** They simply edit the records so no one will know that Alice was a criminal. If she was executed, the records will say that she died in an accident or mysteriously disappeared.



** Someone would rescue Alice if there were any record that she existed.



** Alice is a henious criminal.
** Alice is a police informant and the mob is looking for her. She wants to disappear even more than the government wants her to disappear.

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** Alice is was a henious criminal.
** Alice is a police informant and the mob is looking for her. [[IWasNeverHere She wants to disappear even more than the government wants her to disappear.]]



** Alice erases all the government's records of her existence, either in order to hide from them or as a way to further scare the crap out of them when she attacks them as a one-person army and no one in power even knows who the hell she is. It also has the added benefit of [[ItsNotYouItsMyEnemies protecting her loved ones]] - the authorities don't know whom they should harass or threaten, and openly threatening everyone tends to be counter-productive.

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** [[TheSpook Alice erases all the government's records of her existence, existence]], either in order to hide from them or as a way to further scare the crap out of them when she attacks them as a one-person army and no one in power even knows who the hell she is. It also has the added benefit of [[ItsNotYouItsMyEnemies protecting her loved ones]] - the authorities don't know whom they should harass or threaten, and openly threatening everyone tends to be counter-productive.



* '''Averted''': No one deletes the records.

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* '''Averted''': No one deletes the records.records are deleted or messed with in any way.



* '''Invoked''': Hoping to disappear from public view, Alice tries to get the regime to hate her, knowing that they will destroy all evidence of her existence.

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* '''Invoked''': [[TheSpook Hoping to disappear from public view, view]], Alice tries to get the regime to hate her, knowing that they will destroy all evidence of her existence.
9th Oct '13 1:15:11 PM henry42
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* '''Invoked''': Bob saves pictures of Alice, her financial records, and her birth certificate when she finds out that someone's after her.

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* '''Invoked''': Bob saves pictures of Alice, her financial records, and her birth certificate when she finds out Hoping to disappear from public view, Alice tries to get the regime to hate her, knowing that someone's after her.they will destroy all evidence of her existence.



* '''Conversed''': "Whenever a member of LaResistance gets captured, they always delete all memory of him."

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* '''Conversed''': "Whenever "Ever notice how whenever a member of LaResistance gets captured, they always delete all memory of him."him?"
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