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* '''Straight''': TheGreys [[AlienAbduction abduct]] AliceAndBob for extensive and invasive medical examinations and experiments.

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* '''Straight''': TheGreys [[AlienAbduction abduct]] AliceAndBob for extensive and [[AnalProbing invasive medical examinations examinations]] and experiments.


* '''Subverted''': TheGreys convince AliceAndBob that [[HumansNeedAliens humanity needs them]], and/or that ''they'' are [[AncientAstronauts the ones responsible for teaching humans about civilization]].

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* '''Subverted''': '''Subverted''':
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TheGreys convince AliceAndBob that [[HumansNeedAliens humanity needs them]], and/or that ''they'' are [[AncientAstronauts the ones responsible for teaching humans about civilization]]. civilization]].
** TheGreys have this attitude when they first make contact with humans, but quickly change their tune once they realize [[HumansAdvanceSwiftly how fast we develop]], [[HumansAreWarriors how tough we are]], [[HumansAreSpecial how unique we are]], [[HumansAreTheRealMonsters or what utter bastards we are]].


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* '''Deconstructed''': TheGreys are very cruel to those they see as inferior; given their supreme arrogance regarding their own capabilities, this is pretty much everyone. This attitude earns them a lot of enemies and very few friends, and since [[SmugSnake they're not nearly as tough and smart as they think they are]], within a few centuries [[ScrewYouElves it's very, very hard to find a Grey anywhere in the galaxy]].


* '''Defied''': TheGreys treat AliceAndBob, as well as any other humans they encounter, with respect and dignity. They want to form peaceful relations with Earth, for trade, protection, etc.
** They at first see themselves as superior, but humans are able to say "[[ScrewYouElves Screw You]], SpaceElves!" and avoid being conquered.

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* '''Defied''': '''Defied''':
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TheGreys treat AliceAndBob, as well as any other humans they encounter, with respect and dignity. They want to form peaceful relations with Earth, for trade, protection, etc.
** They at first see themselves as superior, but humans are able to say "[[ScrewYouElves Screw You]], "{{Screw You|Elves}}, SpaceElves!" and avoid being conquered.

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** They at first see themselves as superior, but humans are able to say "[[ScrewYouElves Screw You]], SpaceElves!" and avoid being conquered.


* '''Invoked''': TheGreys happen upon planet Earth, and observe strange creatures that ''kind of'' look like them, but have vastly inferior technology and/or societal practices. They assume that these must be less evolved than they are.

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* '''Invoked''': '''Invoked''':
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TheGreys happen upon planet Earth, and observe strange creatures that ''kind of'' look like them, but have vastly inferior technology and/or societal practices. They assume that these must be less evolved than they are.


** TheGreys gleefully hunt humans for sport.



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

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* '''Parodied''': ???TheGreys quite literally treat humans like dogs- Alice and Bob are given collars to wear, are walked everyday, fed out of a bowl, and forced to play fetch.



* '''Invoked''': TheGreys happen upon planet Earth, and observe strange creatures that ''kind of'' look like them, but have vastly inferior technology and/or societal practices. They assume that these must be less evolved than they are.

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* '''Invoked''': TheGreys happen upon planet Earth, and observe strange creatures that ''kind of'' look like them, but have vastly inferior technology and/or societal practices. They assume that these must be less evolved than they are. are.
** TheGreys decide their economy needs more slave labor, but have laws against enslaving sentients. So they rewrite the laws defining sentience in such a way that humans no longer qualify as intelligent beings.


* '''Basic Trope''': A race of {{Sufficiently Advanced Alien}}s believes that humans (or other alien races) are little more than animals, not sentient beings like they are.

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* '''Basic Trope''': A race of {{Sufficiently Advanced Alien}}s believes that humans (or other alien races) are little more than animals, not sentient beings like they are.
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* '''Exaggerated''': TheGreys annihilate the entire population of Earth, so they can take it over for whatever purpose(s) they wanted it for.

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* '''Exaggerated''': '''Exaggerated''':
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TheGreys annihilate the entire population of Earth, so they can take it over for whatever purpose(s) they wanted it for.



* '''Inverted''': [[HumansAreBastards A bunch of astronauts from Earth]] go and conquer Greyvia, and treat the survivors as slaves.

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* '''Inverted''': '''Inverted''':
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[[HumansAreBastards A bunch of astronauts from Earth]] go and conquer Greyvia, and treat the survivors as slaves.



* '''Double Subverted''': They still see humans as inferior and stupid.

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* '''Double Subverted''': Subverted''':
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They still see humans as inferior and stupid.



* '''Averted''': TheGreys don't hurt humans.

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* '''Averted''': '''Averted''':
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TheGreys don't hurt humans.



* '''Conversed''': ???

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** TheGreys treat one another badly in some way. (For example, [[NoWomansLand one]] [[LadyLand gender]] is preferred over another.)



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** AbsentAliens
** AlienNonInterferenceClause
*'''Enforced''': An AuthorTract about the way humans treat animals and/or each other.
*'''Lampshaded''': "You don't want to know [[AnalProbing what those aliens did to us]]."
*'''Invoked''': TheGreys happen upon planet Earth, and observe strange creatures that ''kind of'' look like them, but have vastly inferior technology and/or societal practices. They assume that these must be less evolved than they are.
*'''Exploited''': The leader of TheGreys tells his/her/its underlings to conquer as many other planets as possible, so they can expand their [[TheEmpire empire]].
*'''Defied''': TheGreys treat AliceAndBob, as well as any other humans they encounter, with respect and dignity. They want to form peaceful relations with Earth, for trade, protection, etc.
*'''Discussed''': ???
*'''Conversed''':
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*'''Basic Trope''': A race of {{Sufficiently Advanced Alien}}s believes that humans (or other alien races) are little more than animals, not sentient beings like they are.

*'''Straight''': TheGreys [[AlienAbduction abduct]] AliceAndBob for extensive and invasive medical examinations and experiments.
*'''Exaggerated''': TheGreys annihilate the entire population of Earth, so they can take it over for whatever purpose(s) they wanted it for.
** AliceAndBob are taken to a holding pen with lots of other humans, where they are fed foodstuffs that will get them to fatten up a bit and injected with some type of growth hormone or similar substance, all the while with very little room to move around. [[ToServeMan They are later slaughtered, butchered, and served on the aliens' homeworld]].
** MarsNeedsWomen
*'''Downplayed''': AliceAndBob are taken aboard the ship, and flown to the aliens' homeworld, where they are kept as slaves.
*'''Justified''': TheGreys believe that they are superior, because they have superior technology, or use BlueAndOrangeMorality.
*'''Inverted''': [[HumansAreBastards A bunch of astronauts from Earth]] go and conquer Greyvia, and treat the survivors as slaves.
** BenevolentAlienInvasion
*'''Subverted''': TheGreys convince AliceAndBob that [[HumansNeedAliens humanity needs them]], and/or that ''they'' are [[AncientAstronauts the ones responsible for teaching humans about civilization]].
*'''Double Subverted''': They still see humans as inferior and stupid.
** WeComeInPeaceShootToKill
*'''Parodied''': ???
*'''Zig Zagged''': TheGreys treat some humans or other alien races well, are indifferent to others and treat still others poorly.
*'''Averted''': TheGreys don't hurt humans.
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