Playing With / Digging to China

Basic Trope: Character digs too deep, and ends up in China.
  • Straight: Bob digs his way to freedom, and ends up in China.
  • Exaggerated: Bob drills his way, without anyone noticing, through China.
  • Downplayed: He dug his way to the sewers.
  • Justified: He dug too deep.
  • Inverted: Bob digs his way from China to Europe.
  • Subverted: Bob ends up in Friendly Local China Town...
  • Double Subverted: Yokohama!
  • Parodied: Bob, while escaping prison drills his way to freedom, while digging around in a non-linear manner, repeatingly going the wrong way, going through A Hell of a Time, incidentally finding lost treasures, chased away by dinosaurs, and digging in a non-linear manner, finally ending up in a Chinese prison!
  • Zig Zagged: ???
  • Averted: Bob didn't dig his way to freedom.
  • Enforced: ???
  • Lampshaded: "I need a break from all this prison food. Maybe chopsticks and noodles will suffice."
  • Invoked: ???
  • Exploited: ???
  • Defied: Bob chose not to dig to China in fears that he may be arrested there, or may be roasted inside the core.
  • Discussed: ???
  • Conversed: ???
  • Deconstructed: Bob dies when he enters the asthenosphere.
  • Played For Drama: When Bob, a prisoner, tries to escape the prison by digging all the way to China, but instead, he found himself ending up in North Korea.

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