Academy of Adventure/Playing With

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  • Basic Trope: A school that always has something to do (strange things, Weirdness Magnet, etc.)
  • Played Straight: Bob finds that his school has something odd happening.
  • Exaggerated: Things happen at the school so often that no one cares.
  • Justified: It's a Wizarding School or Extranormal Institute.
  • Inverted: A wizard or other-worlder finds a perfectly normal school.
  • Subverted:
    • It turns out that it's nothing after all. Back to math class.
    • It's his imagination.
  • Double Subverted: It really does exist after all.
  • Parodied:
    • So many odd things happen that nobody really does any schoolwork at all, leading diplomas from the school to become worthless except in paranormal investigation.
    • A mundie finds the wizardry academy, expecting it to be this. Unfortunately, school is boring in every universe and nothing exciting ever happens. Hillarity Ensues as he tries to investigate the school for something odd and creates the very commotion that he was looking for.
  • Deconstructed: The various dangerous incidents ends up having the school closed down, displacing the students and stopping them from looking into the abnormal.
  • Reconstructed: The students that were displaced then band together to look into the abnormal, eventually founding their own Academy of Adventure deliberately.
  • Zig Zagged: Sometimes things happen at the school, sometimes they don't.
  • Lampshaded: "I wonder who's going to get kidnapped this week?"
  • Averted: It's a totally normal High School and the fact that something may be mystical about it is not mentioned at all.
  • Enforced: "Since real High Schools are boring, there needs to be something exciting in it!"
  • Invoked: The students of Adventure High, bored with their classes, figure out how to summon supernatural entities in the cafeteria to make things more interesting.
  • Defied: The principal of Adventure High puts up a powerful magical barrier and an electric fence in order to prevent anything strange from occurring on campus, since the school is built in a magic-infused area.
  • Discussed: "Aw, this high school is so boring! Can't we have mysterious kidnappings or battles like in movies?"
  • Conversed: "Wow. That's three shows in a row about high school weirdness. Must be a popular thing these days."

Hey, what's that in the locker room?