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Playing With: Do Not Touch the Funnel Cloud
Basic Trope: An unrealistic tornado.
  • Straight: Alice was standing around flying a kite, when suddenly WILD TORNADO APPEARED! She tried to outrun it, but got sucked up instead.
  • Exaggerated: The entire town of Troperville got sucked up and plopped down miles away, without so much as a splinter out of place.
  • Downplayed: ???
  • Justified: The tornado was not produced by a chaotic storm, but rather by a wizard, and it is controlled.
  • Inverted: Poor Alice was not able to get inside fast enough, and she wound up being bludgeoned to death by a bridge that had been torn out of place.... Before the actual funnel cloud got anywhere near her.
  • Subverted: Although the tornado is miles away, Alice's kite gets torn off its string, and Alice struggles against the wind to get to the nearest storm cellar.
  • Double Subverted: When Alice is unable to get into the storm cellar, she is picked up by the tornado and deposited safely on the roof.
  • Parodied: Tornado warning sirens go off, and nobody pays any attention to them. Not even those who are working or playing outdoors.
  • Zig Zagged: ???
  • Averted: The story does not include a tornado... Or a black hole.
  • Enforced: Hollywood Science
  • Lampshaded: "HOLY SHIT! RUN! IT'S A TORNADO!"
  • Invoked: ???
  • Exploited: ???
  • Defied: Alice gets herself indoors as soon as she hears that conditions are right for tornadoes.
  • Discussed: ???
  • Conversed: ???
  • Played For Drama: Alice is hurt or killed.

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