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  • Basic Trope: Someone fails to make it to the bathroom on time.
  • Played Straight: After searching desperately for a place to relieve herself and finding none, Alice wets her pants.
  • Exaggerated: Alice completely soaks through her pants and floods the place.
  • Inverted: Alice relieves herself in the nearest toilet or some other such appropriate place.
  • Justified: The bladder can only accomodate so much liquid, and when it reaches that tipping point, well...
  • Subverted: Alice finds a bathroom just in the nick of time.
  • Double Subverted: But all the stalls are full, the bathroom is closed for maintenance, etc. and she can't hold it anymore.
  • Deconstructed: Alice is publicly humiliated, and will have to walk around in smelly wet clothes.
  • Reconstructed: Alice finds a place where she can get cleaned up and get some clean clothes, and nobody mentions the incident.
  • Parodied: The Potty Failure ensues on stage or otherwise in front of a large crowd.
  • Lampshaded: "Gotta go! Gotta go!...oh, nevermind..."
  • Averted: Alice makes it to a bathroom in time
  • Enforced: We need something that can be played as Toilet Humor, or depending on the setting and audience, Fetish Fuel.
  • Invoked: Alice has been chugging water all day long
  • Defied: Alice wills herself to hold it longer so as not to humiliate herself.
  • Discussed: "Did she just pee her pants"
  • Conversed: "I would hate to be Alice right now!"
  • Played For Laughs: Usually is
  • Played For Drama: It causes lots of social embarrassment for Alice
  • Played For Bow-Chicka-Wow-Wow: Bob witnesses Alice wetting her pants, and says "Let me help you get cleaned up." Coitus Ensues.
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