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* '''Defied''': Charlie encourages Bob to cry, because Bob needs to let out his feelings. CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming ensues.

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* '''Defied''': Charlie encourages Bob to cry, because Bob needs to let out his feelings. CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming ensues.


* '''Downplayed''': ???

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* '''Downplayed''': ???We don't see Charlie cry, only Bob thanking him as Charlie discreetly wipes his eyes.


* '''ZigZagged''': Bob didn't cry. But his best friend Charlie cried. Then Bob begins to cry... except that it's just [[SandInMyEyes sand in his eyes]]. And then we found out Charlie's tears are fake, because he's TheMole planted by the zombie virus research labs. At which point, Bob begins to cry. But not for Anna, it's for the evil of humankind. ''And then'' Dan begin to cry for Bob's multi-layered tragedy.

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* '''ZigZagged''': '''Zig Zagged''': Bob didn't cry. But his best friend Charlie cried. Then Bob begins to cry... except that it's just [[SandInMyEyes sand in his eyes]]. And then we found out Charlie's tears are fake, because he's TheMole planted by the zombie virus research labs. At which point, Bob begins to cry. But not for Anna, it's for the evil of humankind. ''And then'' Dan begin to cry for Bob's multi-layered tragedy.


* '''Downplayed''': ???



* '''Deconstructed''': Years of tragedy and misfortune have caused Bob to be insecure about showing emotion.
* '''Reconstructed''': Bob lets out all his pent-up anger on the zombie hordes, and then breaks down and cries once it's all over.



* '''Exploited''': ???



* '''Played For Laughs''': It's not just Charlie and the rest of the survivors who cry, even the ''zombies'' cry!
* '''Played For Drama''': This trope is already dramatic in nature.

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* '''Deconstructed''': Years of tragedy and misfortune have caused Bob to be insecure about showing emotion.
* '''Reconstructed''': Bob lets out all his pent-up anger on the zombie hordes, and then breaks down and cries once it's all over.
* '''Played For Laughs''': It's not just Charlie and the rest of the survivors who cry, even the ''zombies'' cry!
* '''Played For Drama''': This trope is already dramatic in nature.
cry!



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%%* '''Implied''': ???
%%* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': ???
%%* '''Played For Drama''': ???


** Bob is a [[StarTrek Vulcan.]]

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** Bob is a [[StarTrek [[Franchise/StarTrek Vulcan.]]


'''Basic''': Out of a sense of honor, a character will not cry as he or she face a personal event where it's only human to cry. So his or her friend(s) cry in his place, instead.

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'''Basic''': '''Basic Trope''': Out of a sense of honor, a character will not cry as he or she face a personal event where it's only human to cry. So his or her friend(s) cry in his place, instead.



* '''Justified''': Bob knows that if he cries, the morale of the other survivors will fall.

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* '''Justified''': '''Justified''':
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Bob knows that if he cries, the morale of the other survivors will fall.


* '''Straight''': Bob stoicly [[MercyKill mercy kills]] his [[UndeadChild infected daughter Anna]] and then simply walks away from the scene. Charlie cries for the tragedy that has befallen his friend.

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* '''Straight''': Bob stoicly stoically [[MercyKill mercy kills]] his [[UndeadChild infected daughter Anna]] and then simply walks away from the scene. Charlie cries for the tragedy that has befallen his friend.



* '''Inverted''': Bob cries while Charlie watches stoicly.

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* '''Inverted''': Bob cries while Charlie watches stoicly.stoically.


* '''Played For Drama''': This trope is already dramatic in nature.

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* '''Played For Drama''': This trope is already dramatic in nature.nature.
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* '''Straight''': Bob stoicly MercyKills his [[UndeadChild infected daughter Anna]] and then simply walks away from the scene. Charlie cries for the tragedy that has befallen his friend.

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* '''Straight''': Bob stoicly MercyKills [[MercyKill mercy kills]] his [[UndeadChild infected daughter Anna]] and then simply walks away from the scene. Charlie cries for the tragedy that has befallen his friend.


* '''Straight''': Bob coldly MercyKill-ed his [[LittlestCancerPatient infected daughter Anna]] and then simply walked away from the scene. Charlie then cries for the tragedy that has befallen his friend.
* '''Exaggerated''': After Bob MercyKill-ed Anna, the rest of the ZombieApocalypse survivor begin to cry.
* '''Justified''': Bob knows that if he cries, the morale of the survivors will fall.
* '''Inverted''': Bob [[SanitySlippage laughs maniacally]] as he MercyKill Anna.
* '''Subverted''': Bob didn't cry when he MercyKill Anne in front of the rest of the survivors. But when he is alone...
* '''Doubly Subverted''': But when we hear his inner monologue, turns out that he is weeping for humanity, not for his own ordeal. Bob is just that much honorable.
* '''Parodied''': It's not just Charlie and the rest of the survivors who cry, even the ''zombies'' cry!
* '''Deconstructed''': Charlie's crying cause the morale of the survivors to drop.
* '''Reconstructed''': But it's a really good catharsis, and when they have to fight the zombie mobs again, they do so with frightening zeal instead of mortal fear.
* '''ZigZagged''': Bob didn't cry. But his best friend Charlie cried. Then Bob begins to cry... except that it's just SandInMyEyes. And then we found out Charlie's tears are fake, because he's TheMole planted by the zombie virus research labs. At which point Bob begin to cry. But not for Anna, it's for the evil of humankind. ''And then'' Dan begin to cry for Bob's multi-layered tragedy.
* '''Averted''': Bob is a stranger in this country/land/world/dimension, so when he must do inhuman things, it's never a big deal for him.
* '''Enforced''': [[RealLifeWritesThePlot A close acquaintance of the author faced a difficult decision related to euthanasia]].
* '''Played For Laughs''': Bob's mom told him to throw away his prized comic books collection. Bob did so without questioning. But when his buddy Charlie heard about Bob's "tragedy", Charlie begin to wail and lament.
* '''Played For Drama''': This trope is already dramatic in nature.
* '''Lampshaded''': "Charlie is such a good friend for Bob."
* '''Invoked''': Dr. Evulz constantly throws personal tragedies at Bob to break him fast, knowing that the psychological weight will soon be unbearable for "Mister Poker-Face Bob".
* '''Defied''': Charlie force Bob to cry, because it's better for Bob's mental health. CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming (with a bit of HoYay) ensued.
* '''Discussed''': ???
* '''Conversed''': ???

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* '''Straight''': Bob coldly MercyKill-ed stoicly MercyKills his [[LittlestCancerPatient [[UndeadChild infected daughter Anna]] and then simply walked walks away from the scene. Charlie then cries for the tragedy that has befallen his friend.
* '''Exaggerated''': After Bob MercyKill-ed kills Anna, the rest of the ZombieApocalypse survivor begin to cry.
entire surviving cast shows up on his doorstep, sobbing their eyes out.
* '''Justified''': Bob knows that if he cries, the morale of the other survivors will fall.
** Bob is a [[StarTrek Vulcan.]]
* '''Inverted''': Bob [[SanitySlippage laughs maniacally]] as he MercyKill Anna.
cries while Charlie watches stoicly.
* '''Subverted''': Bob didn't cry when he MercyKill Anne in front of the rest of the survivors.killed Anna. But when he is alone...
* '''Doubly Subverted''': But when we hear Bob sheds a few tears, but then wipes his inner monologue, turns out that he face and goes back outside, where Charlie is weeping for humanity, not for his own ordeal. Bob is just that much honorable.
crying.
* '''Parodied''': It's not just Bob's mom told him to throw away his prized comic books collection. Bob did so without question. But when his buddy Charlie heard about Bob's "tragedy", Charlie begin to wail and the rest of the survivors who cry, even the ''zombies'' cry!
lament.
* '''Deconstructed''': Charlie's crying cause the morale Years of the survivors tragedy and misfortune have caused Bob to drop.
be insecure about showing emotion.
* '''Reconstructed''': But it's a really good catharsis, and when they have to fight Bob lets out all his pent-up anger on the zombie mobs again, they do so with frightening zeal instead of mortal fear.
hordes, and then breaks down and cries once it's all over.
* '''ZigZagged''': Bob didn't cry. But his best friend Charlie cried. Then Bob begins to cry... except that it's just SandInMyEyes.[[SandInMyEyes sand in his eyes]]. And then we found out Charlie's tears are fake, because he's TheMole planted by the zombie virus research labs. At which point point, Bob begin begins to cry. But not for Anna, it's for the evil of humankind. ''And then'' Dan begin to cry for Bob's multi-layered tragedy.
* '''Averted''': Bob is a stranger in this country/land/world/dimension, so when he must do inhuman things, it's never a big deal cries for him.
himself.
* '''Enforced''': [[RealLifeWritesThePlot A close acquaintance friend of the author faced a difficult decision related to euthanasia]].
* '''Played For Laughs''': Bob's mom told him to throw away his prized comic books collection. Bob did so without questioning. But when his buddy Charlie heard about Bob's "tragedy", Charlie begin to wail and lament.
* '''Played For Drama''': This trope is already dramatic in nature.
*
'''Lampshaded''': "Charlie is such a good friend for Bob."Why are you crying, Charlie? It's not your loss."
* '''Invoked''': Dr. Evulz constantly throws personal tragedies at Bob to break him fast, knowing that the psychological weight will soon be unbearable for "Mister Poker-Face Bob".
him.
* '''Defied''': Charlie force encourages Bob to cry, because it's better for Bob's mental health. Bob needs to let out his feelings. CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming (with a bit of HoYay) ensued.
ensues.
* '''Discussed''': ???
"Charlie is such a caring friend to do that."
* '''Conversed''': ???"Why does the hero always need someone else to do the crying for him?"
* '''Played For Laughs''': It's not just Charlie and the rest of the survivors who cry, even the ''zombies'' cry!
* '''Played For Drama''': This trope is already dramatic in nature.


* '''Straight''': Bob coldly MercyKill-ed his [[UndeadChild infected daughter Anna]] and then simply walked away from the scene. Charlie then cry for the tragedy that have befallen his best friend Bob.

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* '''Straight''': Bob coldly MercyKill-ed his [[UndeadChild [[LittlestCancerPatient infected daughter Anna]] and then simply walked away from the scene. Charlie then cry cries for the tragedy that have has befallen his best friend Bob.friend.


* '''Justified''': Bob knows that if he cry, the morale of the survivors will fall.

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* '''Justified''': Bob knows that if he cry, cries, the morale of the survivors will fall.


* '''Enforced''': The author faced a difficult decision related to euthanasia.

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* '''Enforced''': The [[RealLifeWritesThePlot A close acquaintance of the author faced a difficult decision related to euthanasia.euthanasia]].


* '''Straight''': Bob coldly MercyKilled his infected daughter Anna and then simply walked away from the scene. Charlie then cry for the tragedy that have befallen his best friend Bob.
* '''Exaggerated''': After Bob MercyKilled Anna, the rest of the Zombie Apocalypse survivor begin to cry.

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* '''Straight''': Bob coldly MercyKilled MercyKill-ed his [[UndeadChild infected daughter Anna Anna]] and then simply walked away from the scene. Charlie then cry for the tragedy that have befallen his best friend Bob.
* '''Exaggerated''': After Bob MercyKilled MercyKill-ed Anna, the rest of the Zombie Apocalypse ZombieApocalypse survivor begin to cry.



* '''Inverted''': Bob laughs maniacally as he Mercy Kill Anna.
* '''Subverted''': Bob didn't cry when he Mercy Kill Anne in front of the rest of the survivors. But when he is alone...

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* '''Inverted''': Bob [[SanitySlippage laughs maniacally maniacally]] as he Mercy Kill MercyKill Anna.
* '''Subverted''': Bob didn't cry when he Mercy Kill MercyKill Anne in front of the rest of the survivors. But when he is alone...



* '''ZigZagged''': Bob didn't cry. But Charlie cried. Then Bob begins to cry... except that it's just SandInMyEyes. And then we found out Charlie's tears are fake, because he's TheMole planted by the zombie virus research labs. At which point Bob begin to cry. But not for Anna, it's for the evil of humankind. And then Dan begin to cry for Bob's multi-layered tragedy.

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* '''ZigZagged''': Bob didn't cry. But his best friend Charlie cried. Then Bob begins to cry... except that it's just SandInMyEyes. And then we found out Charlie's tears are fake, because he's TheMole planted by the zombie virus research labs. At which point Bob begin to cry. But not for Anna, it's for the evil of humankind. And then ''And then'' Dan begin to cry for Bob's multi-layered tragedy.


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Click '''Basic''': Out of a sense of honor, a character will not cry as he or she face a personal event where it's only human to cry. So his or her friend(s) cry in his place, instead.
* '''Straight''': Bob coldly MercyKilled his infected daughter Anna and then simply walked away from
the edit button scene. Charlie then cry for the tragedy that have befallen his best friend Bob.
* '''Exaggerated''': After Bob MercyKilled Anna, the rest of the Zombie Apocalypse survivor begin
to start cry.
* '''Justified''': Bob knows that if he cry, the morale of the survivors will fall.
* '''Inverted''': Bob laughs maniacally as he Mercy Kill Anna.
* '''Subverted''': Bob didn't cry when he Mercy Kill Anne in front of the rest of the survivors. But when he is alone...
* '''Doubly Subverted''': But when we hear his inner monologue, turns out that he is weeping for humanity, not for his own ordeal. Bob is just that much honorable.
* '''Parodied''': It's not just Charlie and the rest of the survivors who cry, even the ''zombies'' cry!
* '''Deconstructed''': Charlie's crying cause the morale of the survivors to drop.
* '''Reconstructed''': But it's a really good catharsis, and when they have to fight the zombie mobs again, they do so with frightening zeal instead of mortal fear.
* '''ZigZagged''': Bob didn't cry. But Charlie cried. Then Bob begins to cry... except that it's just SandInMyEyes. And then we found out Charlie's tears are fake, because he's TheMole planted by the zombie virus research labs. At which point Bob begin to cry. But not for Anna, it's for the evil of humankind. And then Dan begin to cry for Bob's multi-layered tragedy.
* '''Averted''': Bob is a stranger in
this new page. country/land/world/dimension, so when he must do inhuman things, it's never a big deal for him.
* '''Enforced''': The author faced a difficult decision related to euthanasia.
* '''Played For Laughs''': Bob's mom told him to throw away his prized comic books collection. Bob did so without questioning. But when his buddy Charlie heard about Bob's "tragedy", Charlie begin to wail and lament.
* '''Played For Drama''': This trope is already dramatic in nature.
* '''Lampshaded''': "Charlie is such a good friend for Bob."
* '''Invoked''': Dr. Evulz constantly throws personal tragedies at Bob to break him fast, knowing that the psychological weight will soon be unbearable for "Mister Poker-Face Bob".
* '''Defied''': Charlie force Bob to cry, because it's better for Bob's mental health. CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming (with a bit of HoYay) ensued.
* '''Discussed''': ???
* '''Conversed''': ???

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