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Playing With: Walk and Talk
Basic Trope: Two people walk and talk.
  • Straight: Alice and Bob begin talking while walking across the park.
  • Exaggerated: Alice and Bob walk across the entire USA talking about one minor topic.
  • Downplayed: Alice and Bob stop walking at certain points in their dialogue, but otherwise play it straight.
  • Justified: They don't have time to just sit and talk.
  • Inverted: Alice and Bob stop walking whenever they talk.
  • Subverted: They walk a few feet without talking and get in a car.
  • Double Subverted: But when they get out of the car, they continue a conversation while walking to their destination.
  • Parodied: Alice and Bob talk while running away from a pack of rabid-mutant-mecha-zombie-dogs!
  • Zig Zagged: ???
  • Averted: Alice and Bob just sit and talk.
  • Enforced: Showing characters walking and talking is a Necessary Weasel or Characteristic Trope of the show and/or its genre.
  • Lampshaded: "Do we always have these mobile conferences?"
  • Invoked: "Bob, we have no time to sit and chat. I have to go to my meeting, so let's talk on the way there."
  • Exploited: ???
  • Defied: "No way, Alice! You mind if we just sit and talk this one out?"
  • Discussed: ???
  • Conversed: ???
  • Deconstructed: Alice and Bob are so focused on talking that they don't watch where they're going and keep walking into things.
  • Reconstructed: They start paying better attention to their surroundings while they Walk and Talk.

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