'''Basic Trope''': The author provides no clear answer to a fan's question.
* '''Straight''': A fan asks if AliceAndBob [[WillTheyOrWontThey will ever]] become an OfficialCouple. The author replies that he doesn't know.
* '''Exaggerated''': The author doesn't seem to have ''any'' answers, [[WritingByTheSeatOfYourPants or even know where his own storyline is going]].
* '''Downplayed''': The author gives vague answers, but tells his fans that once the series is over then he will answer questions honestly.
* '''Justified''': Many reasons; see main page for comprehensive list.
* '''Inverted''': WordOfGod.
* '''Subverted''': The author hints at a possible answer, or even gives it outright.
* '''Double Subverted''': [[FlipFlopOfGod Only to change his mind later.]]
* '''Parodied''': ???
* '''Zig Zagged''': FlipFlopOfGod.
* '''Averted''': WordOfGod
* '''Enforced''': Not wanting to give away spoilers, incense the FanDumb, etc.
* '''Lampshaded''': "Anything is possible..."
* '''Invoked''': A fan asks about something [[InternetBackdraft rather controversial]] in the {{Fandom}}, such as [[ShipToShipCombat pairings]].
* '''Exploited''': The TrollingCreator uses his evasiveness to get away with writing something he never could have done if he was straightforward.
* '''Defied''': The author believes in being open with his fans, and so answers truthfully.
* '''Discussed''': ???
* '''Conversed''': ???
* '''Played For Drama''': The evasiveness causes a huge InternetBackdraft.
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