'''Basic Trope''': Two characters who are rivals, but are rather friendly about it.
* '''Straight''': Steve and Pete are rivals, but they treat each other like the best of friends.
* '''Exaggerated''': Steve and Pete are rivals, but they happen to be [[HeterosexualLifePartners closer than anyone would expect]].
* '''Downplayed''':
** Steve and Pete aren't technically best friends, but they're rivals with [[WorthyOpponent genuine respect]].
** Although Steve and Pete's rivalry [[VitriolicBestBuds isn't that friendly, they still have respect for each other]].
* '''Justified''':
** Just because Steve is on the OpposingSportsTeam is no reason for Pete to hate a guy he's always known.
** Steve and Pete enjoy competing with each other. They have their rivalry because it's fun for them.
* '''Inverted''': Steve and Pete are teammates who hate each other's guts.
* '''Subverted''': ???
* '''Double Subverted''': ???
* '''Parodied''': ???
* '''Zig Zagged''': ???
* '''Averted''':
** Steve and Pete are rivals who don't like or respect each other.
** Steve and Pete don't have a rivalry at all.
* '''Enforced''': ???
* '''Lampshaded''': "What's up, Pete! Let's have a little friendly competition just for old times' sake."
* '''Invoked''': ???
* '''Exploited''': ???
* '''Defied''': ???
* '''Discussed''': ???
* '''Conversed''': ???
* '''Deconstructed''': Steve and Pete take their competitive attitudes too far and this [[WeUsedToBeFriends brings a permanent stain in their friendship]].
* '''Reconstructed''': After the point is driven home, they restart their friendship and tone down the competition.
Back to FriendlyRivalry.
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