Playing With / Your Favorite

Basic Trope: A character shows how much they know another character by giving them their favorite food.
  • Straight: Bob is feeling down so Alice gives his favorite dish, Fish and chips and a coke.
  • Exaggerated:
    • Anytime Bob's mood does seems quite right, Alice gives him Fish and chips, using fish caught at a certain lake and fries cut at a certain size and fried for a certain time, along with a coke from a certain glass served at a certain temperature. Bob is always cheered up by this.
    • When Bob's favorite restaurant closes down, Alice tracks down the former cooks and asks them how to make Bob's favorite dish so she can make it herself.
  • Downplayed: Alice gets Bob Fish and chips and a coke, which is not his very favorite, but he does like it and appreciates the effort.
  • Justified: Alice is used to seeing Bob eating his favorite dish, and mentioning that he likes it.
  • Inverted:
    • Alice gets Bob her favorite food, showing how she only thinks of herself.
    • Alice gets Bob something he hates as a joke, and he is impressed she knows him that well.
  • Subverted: Alice tells Bob she got him his favorite food, only for him to reveal it isn't his favorite.
  • Double Subverted: That was Alice's food. She then brings him his favorite.
  • Parodied: ???
  • Zig Zagged: ???
  • Averted: Alice does not know Bob that well.
  • Enforced: ???
  • Lampshaded: ???
  • Invoked: ???
  • Exploited: Alice needs to poison Bob, so she puts the poison in his next bottle of coke.
  • Defied: Alice decides to ask Bob what he wants.
  • Discussed: ???
  • Conversed: ???
  • Played For Drama: Bob is disturbed that Alice knows his favorite, because he does not know her.

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