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Playing With: Dreaming of a White Christmas
Basic Trope: Unless the story is set in a very warm/arid climate, it will always snow in winter.
  • Straight: Whenever it's winter, it snows enough to give a nice, even coat on the ground.
  • Exaggerated:
    • At midnight on the winter solstice, there is a huge snowfall that creates an instant "white Christmas."
    • The setting is in Australia.
  • Downplayed: Winter scenes are accompanied by sparse flurries of snowfall.
  • Justified: The story is set relatively far North, in a place that really does get regular and thick winter snowfall.
  • Inverted: The story is set in a place where winter is the Dry Season, and summer is the Wet Season.
  • Subverted: The characters walk through a field of snow, which turns out to be from the snow machine at a ski resort.
  • Double Subverted: …but the next day, there's a blizzard that leaves a real field of snow behind it.
  • Parodied: ???
  • Zig Zagged: The story takes place over several years. Some of these years have thick snowfalls, but others don't.
  • Averted: The story is set in Florida.
  • Enforced: ???
  • Lampshaded: "As you can see by the greeting-card snowfall, it is winter."
  • Invoked: ???
  • Exploited: ???
  • Defied: ???
  • Discussed: ???
  • Conversed: ???

Back to Dreaming of a White Christmas, and we can have a snowball fight!

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