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Playing With: It's All About Me
Basic Trope: A character who only thinks about themselves and their interests, other people be damned.
  • Straight: Roberto can't seem to last a single conversation without mentioning how awesome he is at least twice.
  • Exaggerated:
  • Downplayed: Robert has a few friends he cares about, but not anyone else.
  • Justified:
    • Roberto was raised a Spoiled Brat, with the idea that no one else but him mattered in the world.
    • Roberto has Narcissistic Personality Disorder.
  • Inverted:
    • Good Samaritan
    • Humble Hero
    • Heroic Self-Deprecation
    • Roberto is consumed by self-loathing and obsesses over his flaws, misdeeds, and mistakes. He expects everyone else to hate him as much as he hates himself, and can't quite wrap his head around the idea that other people might not care.
  • Subverted: Roberto did all he could to get what he wanted, betrayed all of his friends, trampled on everyone, and finds out that he's Lonely at the Top...
  • Double Subverted: ...but since nobody is worthy of him anyway, what's the big deal?
  • Parodied: Roberto is at his birthday party gets a call saying that his mother has been in a horrific car accident, and is being rushed to the hospital. Roberto hangs up and complains how people are always ruining his special day.
  • Zig Zagged: At the beginning of the episode, Roberto is completely selfish. However, he learns his lesson, and by the end he's willing to try and help other people without benefit for himself. However, by the time the next episode has rolled around, he's suffered from Aesop Amnesia and has to learn his lesson all over again.
  • Averted: Roberto isn't particularly selfish or egocentric.
  • Enforced: ???
  • Lampshaded: "Can we talk about important things now? Like me and what I want?"
  • Invoked: Attention Whore
  • Exploited: ???
  • Defied: Turns out Roberto cares deeply about other people but he fears that showing it would cause people to try and take advantage of him.
  • Discussed: "Why did you bring Roberto along? He's not going to help one bit and you know it!"
  • Conversed: "Roberto is gonna end up The Scrappy of this story before the credits roll."
  • Deconstructed: Roberto is about to fall from a cliff, only being held by a rope that threatens to break anytime. He asks his companions for help but they answer:
    "Save you? We thought you didn't need ANYONE, Roberto. Since you're so good, we know you will find a way to save yourself."
  • Reconstructed: His friends eventually save Roberto and then make him humbly apologizes for his attitude.

Go back to It's All About Me, at least over there they talk about the important person: ME!

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