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** The coat was already damaged or still in the process of being damaged (such as being on fire or struck by acid). Alex removing the coat is just as much about avoiding more damage to himself or being hindered by it.


** Alex uses the coat for ClothFu, his specialty.
** Alex overheats easily. He cools down without the coat.



* '''Parodied''': Alex throws off his longcoat... then his shirt... then his pants... at which point Bob shouts [[ThinkOfTheCensors that they're a PG program.]]

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* '''Parodied''': '''Parodied''':
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Alex throws off his longcoat... then his shirt... then his pants... at which point Bob shouts [[ThinkOfTheCensors that they're a PG program.]]]]
** Alex dramatically removes more and more articles of clothing, declaring each time that he is determined to win... Strip Poker.


* '''Parodied''': Alex throws off his longcoat... then his shirt... then his pants... at which point Bob shouts that they're a [=PG=] program.

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* '''Parodied''': Alex throws off his longcoat... then his shirt... then his pants... at which point Bob shouts [[ThinkOfTheCensors that they're a [=PG=] PG program.]]


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* '''Zig Zagged''': ???Alex becomes more of a FragileSpeedster after removing his coat. While it protected him it also slowed him down.


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* '''Implied''': Alex is seen in several fights. While he never removes his coat during one he seems to have better results when he fights without it.


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

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* '''Exploited''': ???Bob goads Alex into taking off the coat so he can go for the kill while his guard's down.


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* '''Downplayed''': ???Alex opens the trenchcoat's buttons, but leaves the coat itself on.


* '''Played Straight''': While struggling against his enemy Bob, Alex removes his trenchcoat and begins to dominate the fight.

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* '''Played Straight''': '''Straight''': While struggling against his enemy Bob, Alex removes his trenchcoat and begins to dominate the fight.



* '''Justified''': Alex wears the coat to hide multiple weapons hidden on his body, and removes it only when he needs access to said weapons.

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* '''Justified''': '''Downplayed''': ???
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Alex wears the coat to hide multiple weapons hidden on his body, and removes it only when he needs access to said weapons.



* '''Deconstructed''': Bob attacks Alex while he's only halfway out of the coat. With his arms trapped in the sleeves, Alex is badly beaten.
* '''Reconstructed''': Alex trains himself to remove the coat faster and even how to use it as a weapon while removing it so Bob can't jump him any longer.

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* '''Deconstructed''': Bob attacks Alex while he's only halfway out of the coat. With his arms trapped in the sleeves, Alex is badly beaten.
* '''Reconstructed''': Alex trains himself to remove the coat faster and even how to use it as a weapon while removing it so Bob can't jump him any longer.
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* '''Deconstructed''': Bob attacks Alex while he's only halfway out of the coat. With his arms trapped in the sleeves, Alex is badly beaten.
* '''Reconstructed''': Alex trains himself to remove the coat faster and even how to use it as a weapon while removing it so Bob can't jump him any longer.



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* '''Conversed''': "Why do you bother wearing that coat, Alex? It always gets in your way." "It looks good, and when I fight in it I move slower which fools any enemies observing from a distance." "Ah, wanting to take advantage of being underestimated."

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* '''Conversed''': "Why do you does Alex bother wearing that coat, Alex? It coat? He always gets in your way.ends up taking it off to fight somebody." "It "Yeah, but he looks good, and pretty cool when I fight in he's wearing the coat ''and'' when he's throwing it I move slower which fools any enemies observing from a distance.to the side." "Ah, wanting "So he just likes to take advantage of being underestimated.showoff? And I thought he was a decent guy, too..."


* '''Conversed''': "Why do you bother wearing that coat, Alex? It always gets in your way." "It looks good, and when I fight in it I move slower which fools any enemies observing from a distance." "Ah, wanting to take advantage of being underestimated."

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* '''Conversed''': "Why do you bother wearing that coat, Alex? It always gets in your way." "It looks good, and when I fight in it I move slower which fools any enemies observing from a distance." "Ah, wanting to take advantage of being underestimated.""
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