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* '''Subverted''': Luckily no-one was hurt... except, it later turns out, for the unfortunate nightwatchman.

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* '''Subverted''': '''Subverted''':
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Luckily no-one was hurt... except, it later turns out, for the unfortunate nightwatchman.


* '''Parodied''': Constructing buildings that have no other purpose but to be smashed down by superbeings is a huge part of Trope City's urban planning.

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* '''Parodied''': Constructing buildings that have no other purpose but to be smashed down by superbeings is a huge an essential part of Trope City's urban planning.


* '''Parodied''': ???

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* '''Parodied''': ???Constructing buildings that have no other purpose but to be smashed down by superbeings is a huge part of Trope City's urban planning.


* '''Parodied''': The whole population of Trope City actually lives in the streets, because it's safer.

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* '''Parodied''': The whole population of Trope City actually lives in the streets, because it's safer.???


* '''Parodied''': ???

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* '''Parodied''': ???The whole population of Trope City actually lives in the streets, because it's safer.

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** Everyone was already dead to begin with.

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** Everyone ''did'' live. Injuries, however, are a completely different story.


* '''Defied''': ???

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* '''Defied''': ???Evil Dude deliberately launches his attack from the middle of downtown when all the skyscrapers are full and the roads are busy, so that Amazing Girl will have a hard time stopping him without hurting civilians.


** "Good job that building was condemned! I'd hate to be ringing my insurance broker right about now if I was the boss of Trope Co.!"

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** "Good job that building was condemned! I'd hate to be ringing my insurance broker right about now tomorrow morning if I was the boss of Trope Co.!"


* '''Double Subverted''': ???

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* '''Double Subverted''': ???Or so they assumed. The nightwatchman turns up shaken but unhurt, having just nipped out for a cigarette break.


** The producers want to make the work kid-friendly, and don't want to expose their young audiences to death.
* '''Lampshaded''': "Look how ugly and run down this building is! Arrgh!" [kicks wall in]

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** The producers want to make the work kid-friendly, and don't want to expose their young audiences to death.
death. (If it's a CutAndPasteTranslation of a foreign work, expect dubbing-in of dialogue pointing out the building was evacuated and removal of the scene where workers get buried under falling masonry.)
* '''Lampshaded''': '''Lampshaded''':
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"Look how ugly and run down this building is! Arrgh!" [kicks wall in]in]
** "Good job that building was condemned! I'd hate to be ringing my insurance broker right about now if I was the boss of Trope Co.!"



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Back to [Trope]ConvenientlyEmptyBuilding to survey the wreckage. Lucky no-one died.


* '''Inverted''': [[GiantWoman Gigantia]] deliberately [[RapeAndRevenge stomps on the hideout of the gang that raped her before she grew in size, deliberately killing all inside.]]

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* '''Inverted''': [[GiantWoman Gigantia]] deliberately [[RapeAndRevenge stomps on the hideout of the gang that raped her before she grew in size, deliberately killing all inside.]]

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'''Basic Trope''': Buildings which get destroyed in the action just so happen to be empty; no-one gets hurt.
* '''Straight''':
** Amazing Girl, trying to stop Super Evil Dude from committing nefarious acts, flies at him and ploughs straight through a disused skyscraper in the process.
** With a swish of its tail, [[MonsterOfTheWeek Gigantosaurus]] demolishes the AbandonedWarehouse before [[HumongousMecha Megabot-7]] rocket-punches it into the nearby disused offices.
* '''Exaggerated''': Amazing Girl hurls a small asteroid at Super Evil Dude, turning the whole of downtown Trope City into a kilometer-wide crater. Lucky the city had been evacuated first.
* '''Downplayed''': Amazing Girl hurls Super Evil Dude at the nearest building, smashing the windows and denting the wall slightly. Since most people had gone home for the night, no-one gets hurt.
* '''Justified''':
** The hero(es) deliberately drew the villian/kaiju to a disused industrial estate due for redevelopment, to make sure no-one gets hurt.
** Trope City experiences so many superhero vs. supervillain/giant robot vs kaiju battles that the city council has drawn up plans for rapid evacuation, and/or most residents and businesses saw sense and moved elsewhere.
* '''Inverted''': [[GiantWoman Gigantia]] deliberately [[RapeAndRevenge stomps on the hideout of the gang that raped her before she grew in size, deliberately killing all inside.]]
* '''Subverted''': Luckily no-one was hurt... except, it later turns out, for the unfortunate nightwatchman.
* '''Double Subverted''': ???
* '''Parodied''': ???
* '''Zig Zagged''': ???
* '''Averted''': There are people still in the building when it gets destroyed. They die.
* '''Enforced''':
** The producers don't want to make the heroes seem reckless without a care for the lives of innocent bystanders.
** The producers want to make the work kid-friendly, and don't want to expose their young audiences to death.
* '''Lampshaded''': "Look how ugly and run down this building is! Arrgh!" [kicks wall in]
* '''Invoked''': ???
* '''Exploited''': ???
* '''Defied''': ???
* '''Discussed''': ???
* '''Conversed''': ???
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%%* '''Implied''': ???
%%* '''Deconstructed''': ???
%%* '''Reconstructed''': ???
%%* '''Played For Laughs''': ???
%%* '''Played For Drama''': ???

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