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Zig-Zagging Trope

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Sometimes, a trope is handled in a way that is, quite frankly, beyond our normal categorizations of subversion, aversion, Double Subversion, or inversion. Such tropes wind up as those rare complexities that can make the readers grin or shoot themselves due to being Mind Screwed too many times... Thus, the Zig-Zagging Trope.
Sometimes a Zig-Zagging trope is a product of overcomplication after it comes into play; anything involving a triple subversion makes the result a zig-zagging use of the trope. Sometimes, a trope is both inverted and played straight at the same time, which is also a Zig-Zagging trope.
Advertisement:propertag.cmd.push(function() { proper_display('tvtropes_content_3'); })And sometimes the author is simply saying "Dance, trope, dance! Dance for my amusement!" before indulging in an Evil Laugh.
In other words, think of an example of this as any that is too screwy or complex to be one of the other Trope Tropes. As a rule of thumb, if someone cannot describe a use of a trope any better than "played with", it's likely this.
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Aladdin: The Series has a female genie called Eden, who is also benevolent. Unlike Genie however, she's wise enough to become a Literal Genie when dealing with Jerkass Abis Mal. When the villain wishes Genie imprisoned in the bottom of the ocean, she gives him an escape hatch because Mal didn't say forever. When Mal wished to become the biggest and strongest being in the world, she included a method of relieving him of his power; and when the little girl who finds her wishes for everything to be all right, she turns Abis Mal into a bug as a "freebie". She also went out of her way to encourage the little homeless girl to come up with better wishes; when the girl wished for a sandwich, she convinced her to wish for a lifetime supply of food instead.
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Highschool of the Dead does it in episode 11, when Takashi pins Rei to the bed after she confesses her felings for him. When he doesn't go any further, she asks why he's hesitating (i.e. Aren't You Going to Ravish Me?). He tells her it's because he doesn't know how he should feel about it, since he couldn't tell whether she's being sincere or not. After being assured that she is, he accepts and leans down out of frame, soon followed by the sounds of their lovemaking. But they're forced to stop moments later, because Rei hadn't fully recovered from her back injury.
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The Whiteboard does this regularly with More Dakka, substituting paintballs for real bullets. LOTS of paintballs.
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The Simpsons:
A Triple Subversion occurs in the episode "Bart Gets An Elephant." Two men are carrying a large pane of glass across a street. Out of nowhere, Stampy the elephant comes charging down the street, only for the men to move out of the way. Then Bart comes racing down the street on his skateboard in pursuit; the men move out of the way again. This leaves them free to continue carrying the pane of glass across the street, where they promptly toss it into a garbage bin, shattering it.
The episode "Mypod and Boomsticks" has Homer becoming suspicious of Bart's new friend Bashir who is Muslim, believing all Muslims are terrorists. He and his family are actually nice people and Homer goes to their house to apologize for offending them at dinner. But then he discovers Bashir's father is planning to blow up Springfield Mall. But because he missed certain parts of the conversation between Bashir's parents, he doesn't know that Bashir's father is actually part of a demolition crew that is being paid to blow up the old Springfield Mall.
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Men in Black plays with the What Measure Is a Non-Cute? to a somewhat confusing degree in "The Buzzard Syndrome": An alien comes to Earth hunting another alien, so it's Space Policeman hunting Dangerous Killer. Then the lies are exposed, and it seems to be Heartless Bounty Hunter hunting Cute Alien. Then it turns out that the cute alien is a killer, so it's Heartless Bounty Hunter hunting Cute Dangerous Killer. Bit hard to keep track of the lies.
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iCarly with its lack of continuity and Rule of Funny taking precedence does this with a few tropes, but one of the more obvious and repeated tropes Zig Zagged is Shipper on Deck:
Mrs. Benson in the first and second seasons is clearly a Carly/Freddie shipper, going so far as to ask Carly "Why won't you love my son!" In Season 3 she Zig Zagged into an anti-Carly/Freddie shipper, blaming Carly for Freddie getting hit by the truck in iSaved Your Life, for Freddie deciding to move out during iMove Out and basically blaming him for Freddie hitting puberty:
Sam's actions in iSaved Your Life and iStart A Fan War show that she doesn't seem to mind the idea of Carly and Freddie together as long as it's for the right reasons. Then she Zig Zagged later, when she kisses Freddie in iOMG it's clear she wants Freddie for herself, and any previous acceptance of Carly/Freddie is replaced by her own feelings for Freddie.
As a result of the above actions, Carly appears as a Shipper on Deck in the first iSeddie episode iLose My Mind, cheerleading for Sam and Freddie to get together, asking the audience about it and generally acting extremely happy about the situation. Then in the next episode iDate Sam And Freddie she's Zig Zagged by being caught in the middle of their fights, telling them that they shouldn't be together because they can't sort their own problems out.
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NetHack has a triple subversion of Useless Useful Spell. The game has an instant death spell (and wand that contains the spell in consumable form) that's Too Awesome to Use against regular enemies. However, the list of things immune to it is "everything that's already dead", which, in the first subversion, does not include all the bosses (it's about half; as an extreme example, two of the three endgame bosses are vulnerable to it, one is immune). However, the most powerful bosses (that are vulnerable to it) will simply respawn, making it much less powerful against them than you'd expect. However, it's still the most effective weapon to use against them anyway...
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In part one of Kickassia, Godwin's Law is both played straight and inverted in the very same sentence.
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In The Dark Knight Rises, Lonely Funeral gets a little twisted when only four people attend Bruce Wayne's funeral but the entire city honours Batman's sacrifice.
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Rick and Morty:
Does this with the Aloof Big Sister trope. Summer goes back and forth on this. Earlier on, she was much closer to being actually aloof and uncaring about Morty. But as the show went on, she's become closer to Morty and cares about him, even if she doesn't always show it.
Does this with the Big Sister Bully trope. Summer doesn't actively pick on Morty, mostly because neither one speaks to each other. At one point she groin kicks him for what at first seems like a very flippant reason— but it turns out she thought he went in her room. It still appears to be an overreaction ... until it is revealed a minute later in the episode that Morty masturbates in EVERY room in the house. Even so, they do care for each other.
Does this with the Determinator trope. Nothing stops Rick once he sets his mind to it...unless he just stops caring.
Does this with the Cyborg trope. According to "The Whirly Dirly Conspiracy", Rick's body (or at least the body he currently has) contains a lot of advanced cybernetics. It's never said whether his original body was this, though it'd admittedly explain a lot of his unnatural strength. "Rest and Ricklaxation" resulted in Rick's body being killed off by Toxic Rick, but his quick thinking allowed him to grow a new body out of Toxic Rick himself, which brought him back to full human, but then he gets his right arm ripped off in "The ABCs of Beth", but has a replacement robotic arm ready to immediately replace it. Within the same episode, he's already grown back his organic arm.
Does that with the Lack of Empathy trope. Rick Sanchez empathy is always questionable, but never abundant even at the best of times. If you aren't his family, Birdperson, Squanchy, Unity, Mr. Poopybutthole or a select few other characters, he likely doesn't regard you in any meaningful way. But even to those characters, mainly his family, Rick has been known to treat them poorly, or with indifference. While it is rarely outright stated, the implied reason for Rick's lack of empathy is the horrible things he has seen on his adventures and his realization that every decision they make is ultimately meaningless in the grand scheme of the multiverse (although, it's implied that he's simply using that as an excuse to justify his actions). Also, Rick doesn't see it as worth the effort to bond with any particular version of his family, since they can be interchanged with any other of the infinite versions of them that exist just one portal-gun trip away. Though he seems to love his family, he still views them as interchangeable.
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The first time Lemont Brown is alone with Saxon Kenchu in Candorville, the latter goes from a Flat Character to an apparently Axe-Crazy Knife Nut. The story he tells, however, indicates that he's just Properly Paranoid - but the fact that he put a paralytic agent in Lemont's drink leads him to admit within two panels that maybe he's just plain paranoid. Meanwhile, Lemont thinks the whole story is Kenchu's hallucination and he really is Axe-Crazy. And then Kenchu shows his Game Face, meaning he's not Axe-Crazy but is a Dhampyr and quite probably a Knife Nut. Then it turns out that Kenchu is trying to protect Lemont, subverting the Knife Nut trope.
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Discworld absolutely lives for zig-zagging tropes. Throughout the series and in many different stories, tropes like Sufficiently Analyzed Magic and Anthropomorphic Personification are taken to pieces, reconstructed, subverted, and lampshaded in dozens of different contexts, to the point that the books can arguably be looked at as a kind of massive, meta-analysis of their ideas.
Monstrous Regiment zig-zags Modern Major General Blouse's Ping-Pong Naïveté. Is he really that stupid? No, he turns out to be a genius about certain things. Then he reverts right back to useless officer, and back to smart... and back.
As well as this trope, Monstrous Regiment zigzags Sweet Polly Oliver , when it starts applying to every single character. Except Blouse. Who, when they have to disguise as women, suggests that he be the one who does it, as the "boys" would clearly fail. He does get into the stronghold unhindered, while the regiment are so used to boyish mannerisms at that point that one of them has to lift her skirt in order to prove that she indeed is a girl.
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In Total Drama fanfic Courtneys Crusade For Redemption does this with I Know Mortal Kombat. With Sam; for the boxing challenge, everyone tells him that just because he's good at playing Punch-Out!! doesn't make him a good fighter, and, luckily for him, he doesn't need to find out. Later, it turns out that being a great Mario Kart player makes him very good at boat-racing.
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In Nedroid, the initial comics had a lot of artistic experimentation, with some comics looking sketchy while others looked gorgeous. As time went on, the comic eventually focused on a simple, but polished art style. It's two cases of Art Evolution while simultaneously being two cases of Art Decay.
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Ace Combat zig zags around So Last Season with its starter planes; some games have better starter planes than later ones, but the current latest one, Ace Combat 6: Fires of Liberation also has a better starter plane that some games before it. See the trope page for the full rundown.
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Lisanne Norman's Sholan Alliance series does this with Luke, I Am Your Father. It's mostly an inversion, but...
To whit: Mara has a mate. She is also pregnant. Her mate is not the father. Half a chapter is devoted to finding daddy.
Played with for Kaid and his son, Dzaka.
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Överenskommelser by Simona Ahrnstedt:
Death by Childbirth: This trope was played straigh with Beatrice's mother, who really did die from childbirth. But it's later subverted with Sofia, who is lucky enough though to survive despite getting ecclampsia.
Friends Are Chosen, Family Aren't: averted with Sofia, who is Beatrice's cousin and one of her best friends, but it's played straight with with her uncle Vilhelm and her other cousin Edvard, who are just evil abusive sociopaths.
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Zombicide: Walker, Fattie zombies and the Abomination walk slowly. Runner zombies are Elite Zombie who, well... Run.
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The Order of the Stick does this with Always Chaotic Evil. Subverted, inverted, averted, double-subverted, and ultimately deconstructed. And just occasionally played straight. It works beautifully.
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Disgaea 2: Cursed Memories pulls this off right at the very beginning, and relating to the game's major plot-twist. In order to lift a curse cast on their world, the heroes try a magic spell to summon the demon responsible, Overlord Zenon, but it was seemingly botched, and they instead get Zenon's spoiled daughter, Rozalin. Then comes the major twist, revealed at the end of the game, that Rozalin is Zenon as a Reincarnation, and her father (who isn't even biologically related to her) is just a poser who took on the name just to spite her. The heroes did succeed in summoning Zenon after all; however, it was still the Fake Zenon that they were after, since he's the one who cast the curse, so in a way the summoning ritual still failed.
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One episode of American Dad! features a new guy in the neighborhood; one Stan instantly recognizes as an ex-KGB agent, one of their top guys in fact, with who he had several previous run-ins. He's convinced that the agent is here to destroy America, but everything points to him just wanting to live a good life post-USSR-breakup. Several pieces of seemingly damning evidence are piled up, but then they're all reasonably explained away. It seems for the entire first half of the show, Stan is just being put up as a bigot who can't let go of old rivalries; then it turns out the KGB agent actually is there for nefarious purposes, not to destroy America (in fact he does kind of like it here) but specifically to turn Stan's son Steve into a Communist as revenge against Stan. Even after admitting it to his face, Stan still can't get others to believe him for a while due to his previous paranoia.
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Hugtto! Pretty Cure: Both subverted and double subverted with Henri's Career-Ending Injury. His leg condition is foreshadowed to end his career as an ice skater, but ultimately his leg is broken due to an unrelated car accident. Then he gets a Disability-Negating Superpower and performs one final skating performance. However the superpower doesn't last and he is seen in a wheelchair after that.
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Fire Emblem Elibe does this to Lamarck Was Right: Played straight with Lou and Ray's magical ability (inherited from Nino), Eliwood's and Hector's ability to wield Durandal and Armads, respectively; inverted with Zephiel's (and nobody else's) ability to wield Eckesachs; subverted with Hector's and Lyn's inability to wield Durandal in Rekka no Ken and with everybody's (if they have the appropriate skill in swords) ability to wield Durandal in Fuuin no Tsurugi. Also subverted with Lilina's magical ability, as neither Hector nor his wife were able to use magic.
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Dynamo5 Does this with Asshole Victim. The more we learn about Captain Dynamo/William Warner, one of the world greatest heroes, the more despicable he appears to be. It is revealed in the series that he was a habitual womanizer who cheated on his wife, Maddie Warner, even when it compromised his crime-fighting duties. He also was not above using his shape shifting power to impersonate married women's husbands in order to sleep with them. He had an affair with one of his enemies, a supervillain named Chrysalis, and had a daughter with her named Cynthia, and led a second life to help raise her. The worst thing he did was when he fathered a child with an alien woman that he had met in outer space, after coming to the aid of her malfunctioning starship. When the mother gives him the child because she can't raise him herself, he leaves the infant at a F.L.A.G. research facility, where the child grows up without parents. When one of the scientists bonds with the child and begs Captain Dynamo to free him, Captain Dynamo refuses. However, his wife Maddie Warner and best friend Augie Ford still very much respect his memory and miss him, despite learning about his faults. It is implied that Captain Dynamo/William Warner truly did love his wife Maddie Warner and his best friend Augie Ford and aside from the cheating and womanizing, he took his crime-fighting duties as protector of Tower City seriously.
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Alien the Alien is another case of Art Evolution zigzagged. Early in its run, it kept varying between quality. Now the art design gets better, but the style gets uglier
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Birds of Prey
Does this with The Boxing Episode. The cover of issue 106 is done in the style of a boxing poster promoting a bout between Big Barda and Knockout, but the actual story doesn't involve the sport at all. Punching, on the other hand, is very much present.
Does this with Good Old Fisticuffs. When Huntress and Lady Shiva square off in a fight to the death. Even though she never expects to actually win, Huntress plans to at least injure Shiva by getting close and brawling with her instead of fighting at a proper distance with a refined style. Her logic is that, though Shiva has spent years dueling the most refined and skilled martial artists in the world, Huntress is a street fighter and understands how to get up close and personal in a fight. Huntress does manage a single knockdown on Shiva, but gets beaten into hamburger to do so. Shiva remains unscathed.
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Uchi no Musume ni Te o Dasu na!
The I Banged Your Mom trope is initially averted, by having the antagonist (Point Blank), hide it from Clara, rather than use it as an insult. But by the "Amazing Eighth Wonder Vol.1", he's revealed to be her missing father when he reunites with Athenanote Via time travel. Point Blank is 17, making him the same age as Clara. He then spends 20 years trapped outside of space-time. By the time he escapes, only two years have passed; making him 19 (physically) despite being 37 (chronologically). and spends every night making up for lost time. Despite their efforts to keep it down, Clara inhereted Athena's super senses, so she can still hear them — and she doesn't take it well.
Also done with Virgin Tension. For the majority of the series, Athena's concern was that Clara might have her virginity stolen by pervy male supervillains. It never occurred to her that Clara would choose to give her virginity to them, or that the lucky supervillain would happen to be one of Clara's classmates.
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Sivo in Gunnerkrigg Court is a triple subversion of the "Knight vs. Dragon" story.note To wit: A Rogat Orjak smashes in Antimony's dorm roof. He introduces himself as Reynardine, and asks that Annie stay with him so the cruel knight won't capture and imprison him. The next day, Annie sees Reynardine again, and he tries to possess and kill her. Sir Eglamore—the knight from the previous evening—saves Annie. So he was the good guy and Rey the bad guy all along. The triple subversion comes when Eglamore explains that Reynardine is a "demon"—and that the Rogat Orjak whose body Rey had stolen was an old friend of Eglamore's, named Sivo.
This comes close to quadruple-subversion level, though only time will tell: Reynardine is now under Annie's control, and as Annie learns more and more about him, he appears to be far more sympathetic and far less the demon that Eglamore believed.
Probably already counts as a quadruple subversion, after in #109 Eglamore requested to turn Reynardine over and Antimony refused and offered a good rebuff, so the situation essentially turned into "the Fair Maiden saves the [ex-] Dragon from the Knight".
Tom zigzagged the Ship Tease in chapter 34 where it looks like Annie and Jack flirt with each other well, in contrast to their previous awkward interaction in chapter 31. They have an apparently sweet moment in a balcony, which leads to her saying she doesn't like him when it looks like they're about to kiss. Then he sighs in relief and declares a crush on Zimmy. She gets pissed off, and he gives her "The Reason You Suck" Speech. He then cracks a joke, and she agrees with the joke and concedes to his calling her out. It finally ends in a relatively sweet moment which leads her to offering him an actual kiss. He turns her down gently and they're shown hugging at the end.
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Sound Horizon's Chronicle 2nd Album has entirely too much fun with both You Can't Fight Fate and Screw Destiny. For example, the story of Arbelge successfully giving Destiny the finger and subverting the Black Chronicle... which you are reading from the Black Chronicle.
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Galaxy Quest in regard to Lampshade Hanging.
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The Wheel of Time zigzags Kissing Cousins in one chapter, when Rand is researching his family tree, trying to figure out if he is related to Elayne Trakand, his lover, and receives a lot of confusing and slightly contradictory evidence resulted in the trope going from seemingly played straight, to subverted, to "sort of true." Elayne is indeed Rand's cousin, but only a very distant one. They descend from the same bloodline, but are not close enough to be considered really related.
Except that he doesn't know his mother was actually much more closely related. We think anyway.
They are very distant cousins... who share a half brother, by way of Rand's mom and Elayne's dad.
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Sequential Art had fun with 5C4RL37 and her sisters building a Humongous Mecha, because it's clearly the best way to stop a giant bug. Then they got carried away and due to a scaling error made what on the next page became a Powered Armor. Then liked it and made more. But later built one Mini-Mecha anyway, as a carrier for "Soopa Soots".
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Mahou Sensei Negima! does this with the concept of the Unwanted Harem. It starts out as one, but oh wait, he's Oblivious to Love, then a bunch of the cast fall in love with him anyway, but it doesn't count because he never reciprocates, unless it's unintentional, etc. It's still not entirely clear if the series is actually an Unwanted Harem or not.
Hell, it's not even clear whether the harem is unwanted! On one hand, he doesn't return any of the feelings at the moment, and probably won't for a while. One the other hand, he has become good friends with all the girls and a bunch more who aren't romantically interested in him, and does appreciate how much they are willing to help him. On the other hand, as Haruna and Chisame have pointed out, love triangles rarely work out well, and unless Negi goes for everyone (and there are a lot of them), a whole lot of them are going to be disappointed. On the other hand, this isn't just a straight romantic comedy but also an action/adventure fantasy as well, and Negi would not have gotten nearly as far as he had without all of these other characters backing him up. Zig Zagged Trope indeed...
It does the same thing with First Girl Wins, as there are about 5 girls who fit the criteria, and at least one of them could also qualify as the last girl. But of course, Negi didn't end up with any of them...
The Negi/Rakan fight is essentially a long string of Subverted Anti Climaxes combined with numerous instances of I Am Not Left-Handed. It's hard to tell whether the fight's conclusion is actually an Anti-Climax or not.
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Steve Urkel from Family Matters ended up zig-zagging Unpopular Popular Character. He played it straight at first, when the fans loved him and most of the other characters on the show (which included his own parents) did not like him. But as the years went by and Steve went through a plenty of Flanderization, more and more viewers started to look at him in a less sympathetic light.
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Futurama triple subverts A Fool and His New Money Are Soon Parted. Zoidberg bets all his money on a roulette game, and actually wins. He then is compelled to repeat this, and lightning manages to strike twice. Naturally, he does this a third time. Guess what happens.
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Axis Powers Hetalia does this with the Cheese-Eating Surrender Monkeys trope in it's depiction of France, playing it straight earlier on in the series, but averting it later on. The dub tends to play it straight, though, and England even calls him that in one episode.
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Jack zigzags Parental Abandonment with Fnar, an innocent unborn, who has two dead parents - both reside in Hell like he does. He is mainly kept away from them, since Mama's stuck in a dangerous place, and Papa is just dangerous. Later on the trope gets twisted further: Papa finds him and to some degree abuses him as a means to get to his de facto guardian, after which Fnar is separated from both Mama and Papa as he is given another chance at life. Except that not all so, because Papa is a Sin and able to visit the world of the living...
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Frontlines: Fuel of War zig zags with Bag of Spilling: Each mission comes in two halves, and you keep all of your gear if you die... But when the second half of the level loads you're suddenly stuck with a regular weapon set and none of the collected gear from the first section.
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Darths & Droids do this with Not the Fall That Kills You. More complex than you thought.
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Does this with The Boxing Episode. The cover of issue 106 is done in the style of a boxing poster promoting a bout between Big Barda and Knockout, but the actual story doesn't involve the sport at all. Punching, on the other hand, is very much present.
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Portal 2 does this with Boss Arena Idiocy. In the course of a few short minutes, the Final Boss of the game defies it, plays it straight, subverts it, and double subverts it. The subversion is itself set up with a justification earlier in the game: there are elements of the mainframe room that are not under the control of the supervisory AI. This does not, however, prevent it from setting traps.
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In Zettai Karen Children, Wife Husbandry is sent through a blender. Minamoto is absolutely not trying to do this, but The Children want him to (not that they want him to wait that long), everyone else either thinks he's doing this or is trying to get him to do it. Also, according to the future timeline, it's Double Subverted when Minamoto and Kaoru get together despite his best efforts.
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The Modifyers:
The unofficial porn short goes back and forth with the Interrupted Intimacy trope by having Rat capture Lacey Shadows and turn her over to his boss, Baron Vain. But instead of getting rid of her, Vain becomes horny. Lacey attempts to free herself, until Vain starts to perform oral sex on her, which is when Rat interrupts hoping to get a compliment from Vain. It backfires, annoying Vain and Lacey who was just starting to get into it. So Vain decks Rat unconscious then proceeds to screw Lacey to both their hearts' content.
The short also does the same with Attempted Rape by making it seem that Lacey would have a chance to escape, thanks to Rat distracting Vain. Except Lacey had become horny, despite her earlier protests, and was now more than willing. So once Vain decks Rat, Lacey takes the initiative and asks Vain if he's ready to reesume from where they left off. He replies by screwing her for the remainder of the short.
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Danger Mouse: Does this with the All for Nothing trope. Mac the Fork and Dudley Poyson have built a world-shattering earthquake device from plans stolen from Puttinghamdown Research Centre. Once the device is built, DM studies the blueprints for it and lets the villains try to use it. As DM and Penfold escape and the villains activate the device, the very building they're in (and only the building) comes crumbling to earth over them. DM notes that Colonel K must have spilt his tea on the blueprint, making what was left of it only able to get the device to enable localized quakes. Penfold wonders if he and DM went through all that for nothing, but DM reasons it did put pay to two nasty villains.
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In Tales of the Questor, Ralph Hayes has loads of fun with Be Careful What You Wish For:
Subversion 1: Quentyn is careful what he wishes for, very carefully wording his wishes so that his Fae Lord enemy has no loopholes to wiggle through.
Subversion 2: Later, he convinces himself that he wished for the wrong things—that he should have used them to bring back the artifacts he's looking for.
Subversion 3: He's told that his wishes were the most damaging things he could possibly have asked a Fae Lord for All debts and favors cancelled, everything stolen returned to the duchy, and barred from hunting the world again—and what he thought he should have wished for would not have worked as he thought.
And before all this mess, Ralph plays it completely straight when Rahan wishes he could get a good look at Quentyn's face when their booby trap involving tar and feathers springs. After Squidge spooks them, causing the whole prank to epically backfire, he gets his wish—he sees Quentyn busting a gut at him. It comes complete with Lampshade.
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Pokémon does this with their Goldfish Poop Gang: Team Rocket quickly goes from being a threat to being a Goldfish Poop Gang. They volley between legitimate threats and harmless nuisances. As of season 14, they are dangerous threats with an Evil Costume Switch. But then they change back to white. Then ghosts suck out their life force, making them goofy for one episode. Then they're back to serious again. And now they're back to being goofy in X & Y.
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Star Wars Rebels Does this with the Would Not Shoot a Civilian trope. In Alexsandr Kallus eyes, you're not a civilian if you're a rebel sympathizer in any shape or form, which includes being helped by the rebels rather than you helping them. He has no problem arresting the citizens of Tarkintown and burning it down or starving a planet to lure rebels into a trap. However, "Steps Into Shadow" has Kallus comment disapprovingly that more civilians than rebels were killed in Thrawn's victory at the Battle of Batonn.
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Shimoneta goes back and forth with the Did You Just Have Sex? trope during the locker-room scene in chapter 10. Tanukichi mistakes Oboro for a member of Gathered Fabric and wrestles her to the floor, causing his foot to be pressed against her pelvic region. It's at that moment that Tanukichi realizes Oboro is actually a male, but he uses his foot to make certain. Ayame walks in on them and sees Oboro pinned on the floor with Tanukichi holding "her" legs open. Made more incriminating since Oboro is seen blushing while his panties were soaked from having experienced his first orgasm. Ayame doesn't say a word, but clearly thinks she's interrupting, so she bolts back out of the room and slams the door behind her!
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In Kitchen Princess, Sora appears to be a Satellite Love Interest as he seems to fall for Najika off the bat. A side story reveals that he had already run into her and was charmed by her, though she never finds out.Then it turns out he was just ordered to hang out with her so that she could be used in a publicity stunt. However, it was inevitable that he'd develop real feelings for her with all the time he spent with her. Then Sora dies. Not to mention it's also insinuated another reason he wanted to have a relationship with her was so that there would be less chance of his younger brother remembering how their mother died.
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The Hunger Games zigzags There Can Be Only One: The premise is that the last survivor wins. With only a few competitors left, the Capitol makes an announcement that if the last two survivors are from the same district, they will be co-winners. Katniss and Peeta become the last two survivors, but the Capitol lied, and there will only be one winner after all. They decide to commit double suicide rather than attempt to kill each other, and the Capitol backs down, deciding that having two winners is better than not having any.
In the second book, there's even more play on the trope- Katniss is sure that there can only be one winner this time, but then five of the tributes are rescued from the arena.
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Giant Robo does this with a Broken Pedestal. The image of Vogler keeps getting added on with new information from new character left and right, from being a vengeful Mad Scientist to a benevolent scientist. Eventually, it ends with subversion. Too bad Poor Communication Kills.
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In L. Jagi Lamplight's Prospero's Daughter trilogy, Miranda sees Ferdinard, her New Old Flame, again after centuries, and he actually has an explanation for why (despite Shakespeare) he didn't turn up for their wedding. Except that it's not him. But the person disguised as him is someone else who has a romantic link to her the past. Except that when she brings them up to him, he jeers at the very notion of love between someone of her species and his.
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Zig-Zagging Trope
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Durarara!! zig-zags My Horse Is a Motorbike. Celty's steed really is a (reanimated) horse, but to help fit in, she gives it the appearance of a motorcycle, though the illusion isn't complete, as in it still makes horse sounds and casts the shadow of a horse.
 Zig-Zagging Trope / int_e8b87a56
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Zig-Zagging Trope / int_e8b87a56
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Zig-Zagging Trope
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Jeanne d'Arc actually managed to pull this off with the Doomed by Canon Trope. In real life, Joan of Arc was burned at the stake but in the game, she was previous Not Quite Dead, so her best friend Liane was actually posing as her for a portion of the game. Liane instead was captured and burned at the stake since she had been masquerading as Joan and everyone believed her to be the true Joan. For extra irony, Joan herself appears on the scene moments after.
 Zig-Zagging Trope / int_ebac92a0
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Zig-Zagging Trope / int_ebac92a0
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Zig-Zagging Trope
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A Charmed Life does this with Heel Realization: Light comes to realize he'd been acting like an asshole when it comes to the way he was treating Ryuk and works to make amends but he finds nothing wrong with being Kira of course. It also does this with the trope Becoming the Mask when Light decides to play the role of "a naïve little boy playing with things he doesn't fully understand" but in many ways (such as his being a Wide-Eyed Idealist Psychopathic Manchild and messing with Shinigami who play by rules he does not fully understand) that is exactly what he is but Light himself is too deluded to realize it.
 Zig-Zagging Trope / int_eeb254a2
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 Fan Fic: A Charmed Life
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Zig-Zagging Trope / int_eeb254a2
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Zig-Zagging Trope
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The Lion King zigzags Amazing Technicolor Wildlife. Most of the animals are naturally-colored, but the male lions are either bright yellow with blood red manes or dark brown with black manes. The I Just Can't Wait to Be King musical number plays this trope straight though.
 Zig-Zagging Trope / int_f0f2563a
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Zig-Zagging Trope
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Wander over Yonder does this to the Batman Can Breathe in Space trope. How well characters fare in outer space range from nearly dying to doing perfectly fine despite there being no atmosphere. It really all depends upon what best suits the plot at the moment.
 Zig-Zagging Trope / int_f12f9b66
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Zig-Zagging Trope / int_f12f9b66
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Zig-Zagging Trope
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Kyon: Big Damn Hero does this with Recurring Dreams: Kanae's favorite dream is kissing her sempai at the beach and magically teleporting to a shadowy wooded glade surrounded by bunnies and flowers. The dream isn't psychic or precognitive but events happen so her sempai is in a very similar position to the start of her dream. With Kanae sightly dazed (enough to realize the differences on her usual dream but not enough to realize she's awake, It Makes Sense in Context) she kisses her sempai for the first time, everybody watching.
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Romanticism Versus Enlightenment
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Sensible Heroes, Skimpy Villains
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Zig-Zagging Trope
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Zig-Zagging Trope
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Zig-Zagging Trope
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Zig-Zagging Trope
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Zig-Zagging Trope
 Comic Strip: Apartment 3-G
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Zig-Zagging Trope
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Zig-Zagging Trope
 Fan Fic: Yuyuko's Wonderful Midnight Snack Tour
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Zig-Zagging Trope
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Zig-Zagging Trope
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Zig-Zagging Trope
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Zig-Zagging Trope
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Zig-Zagging Trope
 Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle / int_8c49c29e
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Zig-Zagging Trope
 Inception / int_8c49c29e
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Zig-Zagging Trope
 Film: Kick-Ass / int_b02dca7b
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Zig-Zagging Trope
 Machete / int_827e6e7e
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Zig-Zagging Trope
 Film: Meeting People Is Easy
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Zig-Zagging Trope
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Zig-Zagging Trope
 Film: The Deadly Mantis
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Zig-Zagging Trope
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Zig-Zagging Trope
 Lets Play: Cypheron 48 / int_b02dca7b
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Zig-Zagging Trope
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Zig-Zagging Trope
 Golden Time / int_8c49c29e
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Zig-Zagging Trope
 Ore no Nounai Sentakushi ga, Gakuen Love Come o Zenryoku de Jama Shiteiru / int_8c49c29e
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Zig-Zagging Trope
 Literature: A Monster Calls
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Zig-Zagging Trope
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Zig-Zagging Trope
 Literature: Beloved / int_b02dca7b
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Zig-Zagging Trope
 Literature: Falling Sideways / int_b02dca7b
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Zig-Zagging Trope
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Zig-Zagging Trope
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Zig-Zagging Trope
 Literature: Sholan Alliance / int_b02dca7b
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Zig-Zagging Trope
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Zig-Zagging Trope
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Zig-Zagging Trope
 The Merchant Princes Series / int_b02dca7b
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Zig-Zagging Trope
 Literature: The Namesake / int_b02dca7b
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Zig-Zagging Trope
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Zig-Zagging Trope
 Luke Skywalker and the Shadows of Mindor
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Zig-Zagging Trope
 Meta Fiction
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Zig-Zagging Trope
 Nuklear Age
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Zig-Zagging Trope
 Contributor's Page make a to do send a pm add to watchlist drop watch go to watchlist Octane
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Zig-Zagging Trope
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Zig-Zagging Trope
 Contributor's Page make a to do send a pm add to watchlist drop watch go to watchlist Pitafish
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Zig-Zagging Trope
 Playing With Wiki
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Zig-Zagging Trope
 make a to do send a pm add to watchlist drop watch go to watchlist Frontlines: Fuel of War
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Zig-Zagging Trope
 make a to do send a pm add to watchlist drop watch go to watchlist That's No Moon
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Zig-Zagging Trope
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Zig-Zagging Trope
 Sholan Alliance / int_b02dca7b
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Zig-Zagging Trope
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Zig-Zagging Trope
 Contributor's Page make a to do send a pm add to watchlist drop watch go to watchlist Taelor
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Zig-Zagging Trope
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Zig-Zagging Trope
 That Mitchell and Webb Look
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Zig-Zagging Trope
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Zig-Zagging Trope
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Zig-Zagging Trope
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Zig-Zagging Trope
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Zig-Zagging Trope
 Manga: ×××HOLiC
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Zig-Zagging Trope
 Music: Knife Party
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Zig-Zagging Trope
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Zig-Zagging Trope
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Zig-Zagging Trope
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Zig-Zagging Trope
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Zig-Zagging Trope
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Zig-Zagging Trope
 Continuum / int_8c49c29e
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Zig-Zagging Trope
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Zig-Zagging Trope
 Father Ted / int_8c49c29e
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Zig-Zagging Trope
 Galavant / int_827e6e7e
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Zig-Zagging Trope
 Series: Hostages
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Zig-Zagging Trope
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Zig-Zagging Trope
 Series: Monk Tropes F-J
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Zig-Zagging Trope
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Zig-Zagging Trope
 Westworld / int_8c49c29e
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Zig-Zagging Trope
 Eberron (Tabletop Game) / int_8c49c29e
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Zig-Zagging Trope
 Angry Birds Transformers (Video Game) / int_8c49c29e
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Zig-Zagging Trope
 Azur Lane (Video Game) / int_8c49c29e
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Zig-Zagging Trope
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Zig-Zagging Trope
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Zig-Zagging Trope
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Zig-Zagging Trope
 Video Game: Comic Jumper: The Adventures of Captain Smiley
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Zig-Zagging Trope
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Zig-Zagging Trope
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Zig-Zagging Trope
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Zig-Zagging Trope
 Freelancer (Video Game) / int_8c49c29e
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Zig-Zagging Trope
 Ghost Trick (Video Game) / int_8c49c29e
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Zig-Zagging Trope
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Zig-Zagging Trope
 League of Legends (Video Game) / int_8c49c29e
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Zig-Zagging Trope
 Metal Gear (Video Game) / int_8c49c29e
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Zig-Zagging Trope
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Zig-Zagging Trope
 Overwatch (Video Game) / int_827e6e7e
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Zig-Zagging Trope
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Zig-Zagging Trope
 Pokémon Reborn (Video Game) / int_8c49c29e
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Zig-Zagging Trope
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Zig-Zagging Trope
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Zig-Zagging Trope
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Zig-Zagging Trope
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Zig-Zagging Trope
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Zig-Zagging Trope
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Zig-Zagging Trope
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Zig-Zagging Trope
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Zig-Zagging Trope
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Zig-Zagging Trope
 Web Animation: Mori No Ando
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Zig-Zagging Trope
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Zig-Zagging Trope
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Zig-Zagging Trope
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Zig-Zagging Trope
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Zig-Zagging Trope
 Gunnerkrigg Court (Webcomic) / int_8c49c29e
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Zig-Zagging Trope
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Zig-Zagging Trope
 Elena of Avalor / int_827e6e7e
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Zig-Zagging Trope
 Lupin III The Italian Adventure / int_8c49c29e
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Zig-Zagging Trope
 Mega Man / int_8c49c29e
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Zig-Zagging Trope
 Sonic Boom / int_8c49c29e
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Zig-Zagging Trope
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Zig-Zagging Trope
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Zig-Zagging Trope