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Playing With: One of the Kids
Basic Trope: An adult character becomes more childish due to spending time with children.
  • Straight: Bob, who's a teacher becomes more like his students because he hangs out with them a lot.
  • Exaggerated: Bob likes to spend time playing with kindergarten kids. He likes to play with glitter.
  • Downplayed: Bob may act like his students sometimes, but focuses on his job.
  • Justified: Bob's job requires him to have some level of interaction with kids.
  • Inverted:
    • Bob, who's eight-years-old becomes more mature because he hangs out with people older than him.
    • Alternatively, Bob is a full-blown Man Child, and he works so well with kids because he identifies with them.
  • Subverted: ???
  • Double Subverted: ???
  • Parodied: ???
  • Zig Zagged: ???
  • Averted: Bob doesn't spend time with kids or his maturity doesn't drop whenever he's around them.
  • Enforced: ???
  • Lampshaded: ???
  • Invoked: ???
  • Exploited: ???
  • Defied: ???
  • Discussed: ???
  • Conversed: ???

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