'''Basic Trope''': A character's motive for an action is simply enjoyment.
* '''Straight''': [[{{Jerkass}} Bob]] picks on Alice not because he dislikes her, but simply because he loves the enjoyment from watching her suffer.
* '''Exaggerated''':
** '''Everything''' Bob does is for his enjoyment, to the point that he refuses to participate in activities that he doesn't like, or even agrees because he enjoys the feeling of disdain.
** TheHedonist.
* '''Downplayed''':
** While Bob may get some pleasure from tormenting others, he actually has some goals.
** "I picked on you so you wouldn't eventually conquer the world, and also because I enjoyed it."
* '''Justified''':
** Bob is a {{sadist}}.
** Or if Bob ''literally'' gets [[NightmareFetishist pleasure]] from watching others suffer.
** Bob is TheSociopath.
** Bob thinks her reactions to his bullying are hilarious [[EvilHasABadSenseOfHumor if even they're really more sad than funny]].
** Alternatively, Bob enjoys coming up comedic insults because he thinks they're funny.
* '''Inverted''': ReluctantPsycho
* '''Subverted''': While Bob does take pleasure in doing bad deeds, he does have a goal besides entertainment.
* '''Double Subverted''': But those goals are only a greater form of entertainment.
* '''Parodied''': Bob constantly does odd things, like paint a dog or open a cage of bird indoors or buy girl scout cookies, because he finds it amusing and laughs madly when it's brought up.
* '''Zig Zagged''': Bob torments the new kid endlessly, but when the new kid finally stands up for himself, Bob wants to hang out.
* '''Averted''': Bob has other reasons for his actions.
* '''Enforced''': They need to have a character that can be on any side.
* '''Lampshaded''': "So your only reason for doing this is for fun?!"
* '''Invoked''': "I'm tired of all these morals. Why can't I just do what's fun for me?"
* '''Exploited''': ???
* '''Defied''': Bob realizes he wouldn't have any friends if he did everything he wanted to, so he holds back.
* '''Discussed''': ???
* '''Conversed''': ???
* '''Implied''': Bob always has [[SlasherSmile a smile]] on his face while tormenting others.
* '''Deconstructed''': Because Bob borders on from being a [[JerkAss complete asshole]] to being [[{{Cloudcuckoolander}} an eccentric guy]] at random times, he became alienated from his friends and family.
* '''Reconstructed''': Bob simply said "IRegretNothing"
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%%* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': ???
%%* '''Played For Laughs''': ???
%%* '''Played For Drama''': ???