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* Double Subverted: A villain plants an IncrediblyObviousBug on a chair. {{The hero}} finds it and throws it out. Then it turns out it was just a decoy and the real bug, better hidden but still much more obvious than a realistic one, goes unnoticed. Or, if double subverted for laughs, the bug that the hero ignores is significantly larger and flashier than the decoy and even more poorly hidden.

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* Double Subverted: A villain plants an IncrediblyObviousBug on a chair. {{The hero}} finds it and throws it out. Then it turns out [[KansasCityShuffle it was just a decoy decoy]] and the real bug, better hidden but still much more obvious than a realistic one, goes unnoticed. Or, if double subverted for laughs, the bug that the hero ignores is significantly larger and flashier than the decoy and even more poorly hidden.


* Averted in ''Literature/HarryPotter'', where nothing like this ever happens.

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* SpaceIsNoisy: Averted in ''Literature/HarryPotter'', where nothing like this ever happens.



On some occasions, an averted trope is basically inbetween the straight and the inverted trope. This doesn't count as downplay as long as the trope isn't there.

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On some occasions, an averted trope is basically inbetween in-between the straight and the inverted trope. This doesn't count as downplay as long as the trope isn't there.


* Averted: A villain plants a small, camouflaged bug on a chair. It goes undetected by the hero. The trope never comes into play.

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* Averted: A villain plants a small, camouflaged bug on a chair.chair, although in other points of the fiction it is pointed that bugs are large and flashing. It goes undetected by the hero. The trope never comes into play.


* Double Subverted: A villain plants an IncrediblyObviousBug on a chair. {{The hero}} finds it and throws it out. Then it turns out it was just a decoy and the real bug, better hidden but still much more obvious than a realistic one, goes unnoticed.

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* Double Subverted: A villain plants an IncrediblyObviousBug on a chair. {{The hero}} finds it and throws it out. Then it turns out it was just a decoy and the real bug, better hidden but still much more obvious than a realistic one, goes unnoticed. Or, if double subverted for laughs, the bug that the hero ignores is significantly larger and flashier than the decoy and even more poorly hidden.

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* Downplayed: A villain plants a small, camouflaged bug on a chair. Despite the fact that the disguise would have been sufficient to fool the average viewer, our series revolves around professional detectives who are GenreSavvy and CrazyPrepared and easily find the bug anyway, because it's only incredibly obvious ''relative to the league'' it's playing in.


* Double Subverted: A villain plants an IncrediblyObviousBug on a chair. {{The hero}} finds it and throws it out. Then it turns out it was just a decoy for a much better hidden bug.

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* Double Subverted: A villain plants an IncrediblyObviousBug on a chair. {{The hero}} finds it and throws it out. Then it turns out it was just a decoy for a much and the real bug, better hidden bug.but still much more obvious than a realistic one, goes unnoticed.

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* Double Subverted: A villain plants an IncrediblyObviousBug on a chair. {{The hero}} finds it and throws it out. Then it turns out it was just a decoy for a much better hidden bug.


'''Aversions should ''ALMOST NEVER'' be listed on trope pages. 99.9% of the time they are the exact same thing as just not using the trope. Generally, only nigh OmnipresentTropes or aversion-only tropes should have aversions listed as examples. Simply not using a trope does not mean a work is an example of a trope.'''

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'''Aversions should ''ALMOST NEVER'' be listed on trope pages. 99.9% of the time they are the exact same thing as just not using the trope. Generally, only nigh OmnipresentTropes OmnipresentTropes, NecessaryWeasel tropes or aversion-only tropes should have aversions listed as examples. Simply not using a trope does not mean a work is an example of a trope.'''



[[JustForFun/IThoughtItMeant Not to be confused with]] [[VideoGame/{{Eversion}} a completely unrelated game where you "evert" to reach the goal.]]


Using words like averted ''hard'', brutally averted, and other such intensifiers is considered WordCruft, and thus should be avoided.

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Using words like averted ''hard'', brutally averted, and other such intensifiers is considered WordCruft, Administrivia/WordCruft, and thus should be avoided.


{{Trope}}s have exceptions. Sometimes, a writer uses a situation that seems indelibly married to a trope, but the trope never appears. It's not a SubvertedTrope, because the lack of trope is never pointed out. Nor is it a LampshadeHanging, because the presence of trope is never pointed out. Nor is it a DefiedTrope because the trope is never acknowledged and avoided by the characters. The trope just isn't there.

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{{Trope}}s have exceptions. Sometimes, a writer uses a situation that seems indelibly married to a trope, but the trope never appears. It's not a SubvertedTrope, because the lack of trope is never pointed out.hinted. Nor is it a LampshadeHanging, because the presence of trope is never pointed out. Nor is it a DefiedTrope because the trope is never acknowledged and avoided by the characters. The trope just isn't there.


* Averted: A villain plants a bug on a chair. It is small, camouflaged and unobtrusive, and goes undetected by the hero. The trope never comes into play.

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* Averted: A villain plants a small, camouflaged bug on a chair. It is small, camouflaged and unobtrusive, and goes undetected by the hero. The trope never comes into play.


Example of the difference between [[SubvertedTrope subverting]] and averting a trope:

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Example of the difference between [[SubvertedTrope subverting]] subverting]], [[DefiedTrope defying]], and averting a trope:



* Subversion: A villain plants an IncrediblyObviousBug on a chair. {{The hero}} finds it and throws it out, muttering, [[WhatAnIdiot "Does he think I'm blind?"]]
* Averted:
** A villain plants a bug on a chair. It is small, camouflaged and unobtrusive, and goes undetected by the hero. The trope never comes into play.
** Alternatively, no bugging is done at all.

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* Subversion: Subverted: A villain plants an IncrediblyObviousBug on a chair. {{The hero}} finds it and throws it out, muttering, [[WhatAnIdiot "Does he think I'm blind?"]]
* Averted:
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Defied: A villain plants an IncrediblyObviousBug on a chair. He sees this and realizes the hero will find the bug, so he gets rid of it and plants an even more camouflaged bug on the chair.
* Averted:
A villain plants a bug on a chair. It is small, camouflaged and unobtrusive, and goes undetected by the hero. The trope never comes into play.
** Alternatively, no bugging is done at all.


{{Trope}}s have exceptions. Sometimes, a writer uses a situation that seems indelibly married to a trope, but the trope never appears. It's not a DefiedTrope, because the characters try to get rid of the trope after it is pointed out. Nor is it a SubvertedTrope, because the lack of trope is never pointed out. Nor is it a LampshadeHanging, because the presence of trope is never pointed out. The trope just isn't there.

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{{Trope}}s have exceptions. Sometimes, a writer uses a situation that seems indelibly married to a trope, but the trope never appears. It's not a DefiedTrope, because the characters try to get rid of the trope after it is pointed out. Nor is it a SubvertedTrope, because the lack of trope is never pointed out. Nor is it a LampshadeHanging, because the presence of trope is never pointed out. Nor is it a DefiedTrope because the trope is never acknowledged and avoided by the characters. The trope just isn't there.


{{Trope}}s have exceptions. Sometimes, a writer uses a situation that seems indelibly married to a trope, but the trope never appears. It's not a SubvertedTrope, because the lack of trope is never pointed out. Nor is it a DefiedTrope, because the characters try to get rid of the trope when it is pointed out. Nor is it a LampshadeHanging, because the presence of trope is never pointed out. The trope just isn't there.

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{{Trope}}s have exceptions. Sometimes, a writer uses a situation that seems indelibly married to a trope, but the trope never appears. It's not a SubvertedTrope, because the lack of trope is never pointed out. Nor is it a DefiedTrope, because the characters try to get rid of the trope when after it is pointed out. Nor is it a SubvertedTrope, because the lack of trope is never pointed out. Nor is it a LampshadeHanging, because the presence of trope is never pointed out. The trope just isn't there.

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