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Basic Trope: A character taps someone on the shoulder (or does something else to get their attention), then punches them as they turn around.

  • Straight: While infiltrating Trope Inc., Bob taps a security guard on the shoulder, waits for them to turn around and knocks them out with a punch.
  • Exaggerated: This is Bob's only method of dealing with security guards.
  • Justified: It looks cool, and it works.
  • Inverted: A security guard taps Bob on the shoulder, then hits him in the face with the rifle butt.
  • Subverted: The security guard turns around, sees the punch coming and ducks it.
  • Double Subverted: So Bob knocks him out with the other hand.
  • Parodied: Bob's haymakers can send security guards through walls 10ft away.
  • Deconstructed: Bob breaks his hand trying to knock out a super soldier.
  • Reconstructed: So he weakens the super soldier, *then* haymakers them.
  • Averted: Bob uses chokeholds and other more silent methods of subduing security guards.
  • EnforcedRule of Cool/Rule of Funny
  • Lampshaded"Peekaboo, motherfucker."
  • Invoked: ???
  • Defied: ???
  • Discussed: "What is with this guy and haymakers?"
  • Conversed: ???
  • Played for Laughs: As a prank, one of the security guard's collegues has sellotaped a note on the back of his suit: "Haymaker me, please." Bob is all too happy to oblige.
  • Played for Drama: ???

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