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Basic Trope: A character who talks quite fast and quite a lot.

  • Straight: Whenever Alice appears, she always talks about a lot of stuff with a fast pace.
  • Exaggerated:
  • Downplayed:
    • Alice talks just above normal speed, and only has so much to say
    • Alice only talks fast when she is nervous or excited. Otherwise, she talks fairly normal
  • Justified:
    • Alice has ADHD.
    • Alice is a caffeine addict.
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    • Alice has Super Speed and has to consciously slow down to be understood by people. Sometimes she forgets normal people don't have her Super Speed.
  • Inverted: Alice hardly ever talks, and when she does it's quiet and slow.
  • Subverted: Alice in her appearing scene, spouts out a bunch of nonsense super fast, but she was just on a caffeine high that moment.
  • Double Subverted: ... And she's always on a caffeine high
  • Parodied: Alice talks so fast, no one can understand her.
  • Zig Zagged: Sometimes Alice talks fast, and other times she doesn't
  • Averted: Alice talks at normal speed.
  • Enforced: "We need to make a super hyper Genki Girl, and like all of them, she must talk fast!"
  • Lampshaded: "Alice, could you please slow down? I can't understand you."
  • Invoked: Alice was given up for adoption to auctioneers.
  • Exploited: Alice deliberately talks fast, so no one can understand anything she says to them.
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  • Defied: Even though Alice is more than capable of talking fast, she always talks at normal speed to people so they can understand her.
  • Discussed: "Man, Alice could probably read the entire Oxnard dictionary in 3 seconds."
  • Conversed: "I've always wondered what it would be like to be able to talk as fast as that Alice girl."
  • Deconstructed:
    • Alice talks so fast that no one can understand her, but she can't really help it and feels as though she's useless.
    • A law that makes speed-talking illegal has been passed and when Alice does her usual jibe, she attracts the attention of the police and they arrest her for simply speaking too fast.
  • Reconstructed: Alice uses her ability to talk at insane speeds, and becomes an auctioneer and finally finds a purpose in life.


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