'''Basic Trope''': A trope that has been overused to the point of being highly ridiculed and admonished
* '''Straight''': Trope X has been featured in every RomCom known to man, sparking groans of disgust whenever it is invoked.
* '''Exaggerated''': Trope X has been so overused that using it in any work of fiction is grounds for execution in 14 countries.
* '''Downplayed''': Trope X generally gets a groan, but it's such a good transition to other tropes that people accept that it's put in.
* '''Justified''':
** The trope is [[NecessaryWeasel borderline necessary]] in every RomCom.
** SocietyMarchesOn and the trope, while it used to be in every RomCom because people agreed, lost its charm and even if it doesn't look bad, it still doesn't connect with people like it used to.
* '''Inverted''': Trope X is TooAwesomeToUse.
* '''Subverted''':
** Clever writers find a new way to present Trope X that breaks the mold and revitalizes its use.
** UndeadHorseTrope.
* '''Double Subverted''': ...until every other writer starts following the trend, leading it back into despair
* '''Parodied''': One writer displays Trope X in a intentionally mocking way.
* '''Zig Zagged''': A trope that is continually renewed and overused in an endless cycle.
* '''Averted''': Writers have been careful in their use of Trope X, so it has never become overused.
* '''Enforced''': The trope is SoCoolItsAwesome and sparks fits of laughter from the audience whenever it is invoked, so [[ExecutiveMeddling producers force]] writers to keep using it.
* '''Lampshaded''': "Not again! Did he really just have the hero (Insert Trope X Here)?"
* '''Invoked''': A writer has been battling for weeks with writer's block, and finally decides to cop out by just including every typical trope he can think of.
* '''Exploited''': The writer is a TrollingCreator and deliberately puts in material everyone will hate for a laugh.
* '''Defied''': Instead of succumbing to temptation, said writer takes months rewriting his MagnumOpus to perfection, eschewing the use of {{cliche}}d and useless tropes.
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* '''Deconstructed''': A writer hated the trope so much, that [[MostWritersAreMale he]] writes Trope X in a way that would be presented in real life, at an utmost devastating example.
* '''Reconstructed''': Then a new writer decides [[MostWritersAreMale he]] liked the trope, and plays it taking into account the earlier writer's criticism but bringing up explicit circumstances in which the trope's presence doesn't make things worse.
* '''Played For Laughs:''' A film is written featuring every DiscreditedTrope known to man, parodying the type of films it is based on.
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