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Playing With: Impossible Hourglass Figure
Basic Trope: A character has a figure that would be impossible for any normal woman with ribs.
  • Straight: Alice's measurements are 36-10-36
  • Exaggerated:
    • Alice literally has a 0 inch waist.
    • Alice's measurements are 28,021-32-28,021.
    • Alice is basically a stick figure with a big bust and shapely legs.
  • Downplayed: Alice's measurements are 36-10-36...but she's wearing a corset. That justifies it, right?
  • Justified: The woman had her bottom rib surgically removed to make her waist narrower.
  • Inverted:
    • Alice's figure is literally straight up and down.
    • Alice's waist is actually bigger than the rest of her torso and her hips.
  • Subverted: Alice mentions that she is wearing a corset...
  • Double Subverted:...but when she takes it off, her waist is exactly the same size.
  • Parodied:
    • Gag Boobs. Bonus Points, if they also manage to give her Gag Hips.
    • Bob literally snaps her waist like a twig.
  • Zig Zagged: Alice at first appears to have impossible measurements, then it is revealed she was just wearing a corset, but then when she removed it her waist was still the same as it was before
  • Averted:
    • Alice's figure is realistic
    • Alice is pear shaped or top heavy instead of hourglass shaped.
  • Enforced: ???
  • Lampshaded: ???
  • Invoked: ???
  • Exploited: Bob literally snaps her waist like a twig.
  • Defied: ???
  • Discussed: ???
  • Conversed: ???
  • Deconstructed: Alice has serious back problems because her core is too small to support her breasts.
  • Reconstructed: Alice is a construct created from human imagination, much like a living cartoon character, whose existence and home-world is not completely bound by the traditional laws of physics.

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