'''Basic Trope''': [A one sentence summary of the trope... Stolen from LaconicWiki]
* '''Straight''': Example of the trope using bizarre names on the basis that AliceAndBob is too boring.
* '''Exaggerated''': An instruction to See Parodied, even though the point of this page is to point out the differences between them.
* '''Downplayed''': The trope played perfectly straight, but with the addition of words like "a bit" and "slightly".
* '''Justified''': An excuse for why the trope makes sense in the works of This Troper's favorite author.
** Another justification, improperly indented.
*** Another justification (indentation starts getting worse) which amounts to saying that it's OK because the whole thing is a work of fiction anyway.
** The second justification in different words.
** An example of the trope being {{enforced| trope}}.
* '''Inverted''':
** The trope played perfectly straight but with a GenderFlip, even though the trope has nothing to do with gender.
** The trope being Averted.
* '''Subverted''': Something that is NotASubversion...
* '''Double Subverted''': ...and leads to the trope being played perfectly straight.
* '''Parodied''': An instruction to See Exaggerated.
* '''Zig Zagged''': A confusing mess that would justify any professional writer being taken out and shot.
* '''Averted''':
** Metaphysical proposal of a universe in which the trope's existence would be logically impossible.
** The trope being Inverted.
* '''Enforced''': The trope being played perfectly straight, but with emphasis on the fact that the writers knew they were doing it.
* '''Lampshaded''': "A description of the trope being played perfectly straight, but in quotation marks!"
* '''Invoked''': The trope being Discussed.
** The trope being Exploited.
* '''Exploited''': The trope being Invoked.
* '''Defied''': The trope being Subverted.
* '''Discussed''':
** "The trope actually being Conversed!"
** "The trope actually being Lampshaded!"
* '''Conversed''': "More of the same, proving that This Troper thinks all three are the exact same thing!"
* '''Implied''': The trope explicitly not happening, but [[SingleIssueWonk someone with a chip on their shoulder]] wants to complain about it anyway.
* '''Deconstructed''':
** The trope played perfectly straight, but with several horrible twists that put the characters through hell and give unwanted insight into the darkest recesses of This Troper's psyche.
** The audience reacting negatively to this trope.
* '''Reconstructed''':
** The trope played perfectly straight, but with lashings of {{Glurge}}.
** As Deconstructed, but in the end [[DeusExMachina Everything Turns Out Just Fine]].
* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': A bunch of ???s because nobody knows what to do with this category.
* '''Played For Laughs''': An instruction to See Parodied.
* '''Played For Drama''':
** An instruction to See Deconstructed, despite the fact that they're entirely different things.
** The character(s) is[=/=]are DrivenToSuicide.[[note]]... And, that's it! Instant drama born from the minimal amount of writing and thought effort.[[/note]] Bonus Points if it was triggered by something relatively mundane[=/=]not-worthy, therefor coming up as extremely jarring or even [[BlackComedy darkly]] [[ComicalOverreacting humorous]].
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A link to JustForFun/TropeNameInjokes shoehorned into a vaguely self-referential joke.
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