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Playing With: Author Appeal
Basic Trope: An author tends to insert various quirks he or she likes in his work.
  • Straight: Bob, the creator of Amazing Girl, Alice and Bob, and Legends of Tropealia, always inserts a scantily clad woman in the aforementioned works.
  • Exaggerated: Everything created by Bob has a scantily clad woman in it somewhere.
  • Downplayed: Bob's work occasionally features a woman with a revealing outfit, but not very often.
  • Justified:
    • Bob likes scantily clad women and believes others will too.
    • The series takes place in a setting with high temperature. If the girls wore too much, they might overheat themselves and die.
  • Inverted:
    • Bob outright refuses to put a scantily clad woman in any of his work, despite his own interest in that sort of thing.
    • Bob is gay; he only puts in the scantily clad women because he knows the audience loves it.
    • Bob's works have a conspicuous exclusion of all injections due to his own phobias. Despite medical scenes being very common.
  • Subverted: Fans of Bob's work are surprised to find that Tales of Tropeville has no scantily clad women at all.
  • Double Subverted: But one shows up in the series finale as a Mythology Gag.
  • Parodied: Bob puts a banana in every work of his.
  • Zig Zagged: Bob's work alternately do or do not include scantily clad women.
  • Averted: Bob doesn't have any recognizable quirks in his portfolio.
  • Enforced: ???
  • Lampshaded: "Another nearly naked lady?! What's wrong with the guy writing this stuff?!"
  • Invoked: Fanservice
  • Exploited: ??
  • Defied: The editor makes sure that gratuitous kinks don't slip in.
  • Discussed: ???
  • Conversed: "Seriously? What is with this show and scantily clad janitors?" "Must be the author's fetish."
  • Deconstructed: Fans of Bob's work are turned off by this, calling it nothing but fanservice.
  • Reconstructed: Fans of Bob's work love his work BECAUSE of the amount of fanservice in his work.

Bob just loves to add Author Appeal, doesn't he?

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