History PlayingWith / YoYoPlotPoint

12th Oct '13 2:32:12 PM VPhantom
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* '''Zig Zagged''': in the season one, Alice And Bob break up and get back together often, in the season two, they keep together, in the season three, it's like a season one,they are separate all the fourth season, etc

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* '''Zig Zagged''': in the season one, Alice And Bob break up and get back together often, in the season two, they keep together, in the season three, it's like a season one,they are separate all the fourth season, etc ???
12th Oct '13 8:28:32 AM tourtinet
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* '''Zig Zagged''': ???

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* '''Zig Zagged''': ???in the season one, Alice And Bob break up and get back together often, in the season two, they keep together, in the season three, it's like a season one,they are separate all the fourth season, etc
2nd Jul '13 1:30:36 AM maxwellsilver
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* '''Straight''': AliceAndBob ''finally'' resolve their {{UST}}, only to fall victim to SexChangesEverything and have a bad breakup. Some time later, they [[SexWithTheEx sleep together]] and decide that they should give it another try, which they do. Next season, they break up again.

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* '''Straight''': AliceAndBob ''finally'' resolve their {{UST}}, UnresolvedSexualTension, only to fall victim to SexChangesEverything and have a bad breakup. Some time later, they [[SexWithTheEx sleep together]] and decide that they should give it another try, which they do. Next season, they break up again.
11th Jun '13 8:10:22 PM MsChibi
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* '''Downplayed''': AliceAndBob break up, then sometime later get back together briefly, then break up for good.

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* '''Downplayed''': AliceAndBob break up, then sometime later get back together briefly, then break up for good.[[SexWithTheEx have a one-night stand]].
10th May '13 6:21:46 AM MsChibi
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** Alternatively, AliceAndBob's troubled relationship doesn't ''end'', but is drawn out for all it's worth, even though it would be much easier to [[JustEatGilligan end it for good.]]

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** Alternatively, AliceAndBob's [[DestructiveRomance troubled relationship relationship]] doesn't ''end'', but [[TheMasochismTango is drawn out for all it's worth, worth]], even though it would be much easier to [[JustEatGilligan end it for good.]]
31st Jan '13 10:36:43 PM VPhantom
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* '''Basic Trope''': A plot point is resolved, only to be [[ResetButton unresolved]], and re-resolved, often repeatedly.
* '''Played Straight''': AliceAndBob ''finally'' resolve their {{UST}}, only to fall victim to SexChangesEverything and have a bad breakup. Some time later, they [[SexWithTheEx sleep together]] and decide that they should give it another try, which they do. Next season, they break up again.

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* '''Basic Trope''': A plot point is resolved, only to be [[ResetButton unresolved]], and re-resolved, often repeatedly.
* '''Played Straight''': '''Straight''': AliceAndBob ''finally'' resolve their {{UST}}, only to fall victim to SexChangesEverything and have a bad breakup. Some time later, they [[SexWithTheEx sleep together]] and decide that they should give it another try, which they do. Next season, they break up again.



* '''Inverted''': After cycling through an on-again-off-again relationship all season (or even just resolving BelligerentSexualTension), AliceAndBob either get together for good or break up for good.

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* '''Inverted''': '''Inverted''':
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After cycling through an on-again-off-again relationship all season (or even just resolving BelligerentSexualTension), AliceAndBob either get together for good or break up for good.



* '''Subverted''': AliceAndBob go through their romance arc, only to break up and decide they are BetterAsFriends.

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* '''Subverted''': '''Subverted''':
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AliceAndBob go through their romance arc, only to break up and decide they are BetterAsFriends.



* '''Double Subverted''': FriendsWithBenefits, that is, before trying for the RelationshipUpgrade again.

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* '''Double Subverted''': Subverted''':
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FriendsWithBenefits, that is, before trying for the RelationshipUpgrade again.



* '''Deconstructed''': It breaks the audience's WillingSuspensionOfDisbelief and eventually alienates the audience (not to mention, {{AliceAndBob}}'s friends.)
** Also, dancing TheMasochismTango and cycling through an on-again-off-again relationship isn't good for Alice ''or'' Bob.
* '''Reconstructed''': AliceAndBob work out their issues; they either find a way to make it work in a ''healthy'' way, or break up and never get back together again.
* '''Parodied''':

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* '''Deconstructed''': It breaks the audience's WillingSuspensionOfDisbelief and eventually alienates the audience (not to mention, {{AliceAndBob}}'s friends.)
** Also, dancing TheMasochismTango and cycling through an on-again-off-again relationship isn't good for Alice ''or'' Bob.
* '''Reconstructed''': AliceAndBob work out their issues; they either find a way to make it work in a ''healthy'' way, or break up and never get back together again.
* '''Parodied''': ???
* '''Zig Zagged''': ???
* '''Averted''':
** AliceAndBob either stay together or stay broken up; the romance arc isn't drawn out any more than necessary.
** AliceAndBob never get together in the first place.
* '''Enforced''': "We want to prevent ShippingBedDeath and keep the audience interested in watching PrimeTimeSoap."



* '''Averted''': AliceAndBob either stay together or stay broken up; the romance arc isn't drawn out any more than necessary.
** AliceAndBob never get together in the first place.
* '''Enforced''': "We want to prevent ShippingBedDeath and keep the audience interested in watching PrimeTimeSoap."
* '''Exploited''': [[HopelessSuitor Charlie]] devises a plan to get them to break up again so he can make his moves on Alice.



* '''Exploited''': [[HopelessSuitor Charlie]] devises a plan to get them to break up again so he can make his moves on Alice.



* '''Played For Laughs''': SlapSlapKiss
* '''Played For Drama''': Almost always is.

You're not seriously going back to YoYoPlotPoint [[HereWeGoAgain again]], are you?!

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* '''Deconstructed''':
** It breaks the audience's WillingSuspensionOfDisbelief and eventually alienates the audience (not to mention, {{Alice and Bob}}'s friends.)
** Also, dancing TheMasochismTango and cycling through an on-again-off-again relationship isn't good for Alice ''or'' Bob.
* '''Reconstructed''': AliceAndBob work out their issues; they either find a way to make it work in a ''healthy'' way, or break up and never get back together again.
* '''Played For Laughs''': SlapSlapKiss
* '''Played For Drama''': Almost always is.

SlapSlapKiss.
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You're not seriously going back to YoYoPlotPoint [[HereWeGoAgain again]], are you?!you?!
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%% Optional items, added after Conversed, at your discretion:
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%%* '''Implied''': ???
%%* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': ???
%%* '''Played For Drama''': ???
31st Jan '13 10:11:06 PM ShadeKirby
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Added DiffLines:

* '''Exploited''': [[HopelessSuitor Charlie]] devises a plan to get them to break up again so he can make his moves on Alice.
21st Aug '12 10:30:11 AM MsChibi
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** Alice [[WeAreNotGoingThroughThatAgain tells Bob she's moved on, and that he should too.]]


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** This time around. Several seasons later, however, it's revealed that Alice has had feelings for Bob all this time and gets back together with him.
11th Aug '12 11:02:51 PM MsChibi
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* '''Defied''': Alice tells Bob [[WeAreNotGoingThroughThisAgain it won't happen]], and/or is dating someone else.

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* '''Defied''': Alice tells Bob [[WeAreNotGoingThroughThisAgain [[WeAreNotGoingThroughThatAgain it won't happen]], and/or is dating someone else.
11th Aug '12 11:01:54 PM MsChibi
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* '''Defied''': Alice tells Bob it won't happen, and/or is dating someone else.

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* '''Defied''': Alice tells Bob [[WeAreNotGoingThroughThisAgain it won't happen, happen]], and/or is dating someone else.
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