Playing With: Cheek Copy

Basic Trope: A character photocopies his/her bare buttocks.
  • Straight: Bob sits on the copy machine at work and makes a copy or two of his bare butt.
  • Exaggerated: Bob photocopies every part of his body.
  • Downplayed:
    • Bob leaves his underpants on while copying his butt.
    • Bob copies his hand or foot instead, to be less rude.
  • Justified:
    • Bob is bored and/or mischievous.
    • Bob wants to tease his coworkers and/or boss.
    • It's the office Christmas party and Bob is drunk
  • Inverted: Bob makes a photocopy of his face.
  • Subverted:
    • Bob looks at the copier with a mischievous look, but doesn't copy his buttocks.
    • Bob is using the scanner, not the photocopier.
  • Double Subverted:
    • He copies his testicles instead.
    • But after scanning his buttocks, he sends the picture as an email attachment to the office.
  • Parodied:
    • Within weeks, the entire world is plastered with the numerous photocopies of Bob's buns.
    • The photocopy is seen by a fashion designer who thinks he'd be a great underwear model and sets out to find him.
    • Bob is caught red handed by his boss, and panics. The boss, however, then tells Bob to get off before lowering his pants and photocopying his behind.
  • Zig Zagged: Bob copies one side of his butt at a time, before throwing the resultant copies out and opting to copy his butt all at once. Then he decides to copy it while sitting pointed in different directions on the copier.
  • Averted: Bob doesn't copy his butt at all. He simply walks in, copies a document, and leaves.
  • Enforced: Rule of Funny in a Work Com.
  • Lampshaded: "Because of Bob's unprofessional and gross misuse of our office copier, we will be installing cameras in the copy room to monitor behavior."
  • Invoked: Bob is tempted to copy his buttocks after the Pointy-Haired Boss yells at him.
  • Exploited: Bob needs to keep Alice, a germaphobe, from using the copier, and tells her he copied his butt on it to Squick her out.
  • Defied: Bob knows that he could be fired justifiably for this, and since he has a wife and kids to feed, resists the temptation to do this or tell off PHB.
  • Discussed: "Hey, there's no one here... Maybe I could get away with making a few ass copies."
  • Conversed: "Really, if anyone was actually caught copying their ass, they'd get fired on the spot, or at least forced to wipe down the copier glass."
  • Implied: When Alice goes to use the copier, she finds its glass smudged and its paper and toner levels noticeably lower.
  • Deconstructed:
    • Bob's weight shatters the glass, electrocuting himself.
    • Bob gets fired for unprofessional conduct and/or gross misuse of office supplies.
  • Reconstructed:
    • The copier Bob uses has stronger-than-normal glass, allowing it to hold his weight without breaking.
    • Bob sits on the copier very carefully and anonymously.

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