'''Basic Trope''': A group of characters try to prevent another character from obtaining an artifact by tossing it from one to another.
* '''Straight''': AliceAndBob toss a doomsday device to each other away from Emperor Evulz.
* '''Exaggerated''': Every hero tries to keep the doomsday device from Emperor Evulz.
* '''Downplayed''': Alice holds up the doomsday device high over her head where [[TheNapoleon Emperor Evulz]] can't reach.
* '''Justified''': The heroes know that it will be bad if Emperor Evulz gets a hold of the doomsday device, and thus decide to work together to keep it away from him.
* '''Inverted''': HotPotato
* '''Subverted''': Bob and Alice start to play keep away from Emperor Evulz, but hand it to him [[MacGuffinDeliveryService after being threatened]]
* '''Double Subverted''': But the doomsday device they handed him was a fake.
* '''Parodied''': The heroes and villains act like school children at a playground.
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