Created By: ralphmerridew on August 15, 2007
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Brief description of trope. Common features of said trope.

List of particular examples and subversions of the trope

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  • August 15, 2007
    JonnyD
    OK, took me a second to work this out, your talking about occasions where conventional patterns are lampshade hung by using descriptors of the usual typical content rather than specific examples.

    So rather than have characters have an actual argument, you would have something like:

    Insult
    B: Retort
    Statement questioning B's parentage
    B: Statement implying A's fondness for newts
    Childish single word insult
    B: Equally childish single word insult.

    As mentioned above, the Bruno the Bandit arc Story Title is a very good example: http://www.brunothebandit.com/w/20000515.html

    That said, I have a strong feeling we have this somewhere, but don't have the first clue what I would search for to find it.
  • August 15, 2007
    Unknown Troper
    Oh, and here's a video of Title of the Song: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zc1Js9P3urw
  • August 15, 2007
    Unknown Troper
    Call it Trope Name!
  • August 15, 2007
    ralphmerridew
    - "Women with Tea" (Partially Clips) - "Story Title" (Bruno the Bandit) - "Title of the Song" (da Vinci's Notebook)
  • August 15, 2007
    Ununnilium
    I love "Title of the Song". I just wanted to say that.
  • August 15, 2007
    ShayGuy
    One of the top-rated (currently) bash.org quotes uses this format: http://bash.org/?23396
  • August 15, 2007
    Unknown Troper
    Another example: http://www.rpg.net/news reviews/columns/lizard18apr02.html

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