Wiki Headlines
We've switched servers and will be updating the old code over the next couple months, meaning that several things might break. Please report issues here.
Deal Breaker
The one condition you can't get around that lets you complete a deal.

(permanent link) added: 2013-11-22 03:58:20 sponsor: Scalondragon (last reply: 2013-11-24 16:26:49)

Add Tag:
You and a friend are trying to get things you want. You negotiate, trade and haggle...until something comes up one or both of you won't compromise on.

Substition won't work, nor will increasing what you're offering.

It might be "we do it like this or we don't do it."

There might even be another condition that gets added on that makes it even less likely the deal will "get done," especially if it's something one side can't deal with no matter what.

Eventually one side gives up and decide's it's not worth dealing now.

Congratulations, you've just seen the Deal Breaker in action.

At times it's just something small and normally people ask "Why would you not do it?" Other times it's "Well, no wonder it didn't go through" when it's something too much or too personal to do.
replies: 6

TV Tropes by TV Tropes Foundation, LLC is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.
Permissions beyond the scope of this license may be available from
Privacy Policy