History Characters / DumbingOfAge

23rd Jun '16 1:44:08 PM Scorntex
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* GeekyTurnOn: Looking at pictures of dinosaurs.




to:

* WhenSheSmiles: Due to her stoic and reserved behaviour, Dina very rarely smiles. But when she does, it's ''adorable''.
22nd Jun '16 5:17:46 AM Mr.Badguy
Is there an issue? Send a Message


[[folder:Danny]]
!!Danny Wilcox
[[quoteright:250:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/castdanny_8611.png]]
->''"Sweet, I'm either desirable or merely incredibly unthreatening!"''

Danny is a timid kind of guy who followed his girlfriend off to college...only to be very quickly dumped by her. He rooms with Joe.

to:

[[folder:Danny]]
!!Danny Wilcox
[[quoteright:250:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/castdanny_8611.png]]
->''"Sweet, I'm either desirable or merely incredibly unthreatening!"''

Danny

[[folder: Carla]]
!!Carla Rutten

A single-room sophomore and part of Sal's new "posse". Carla wants people to know she exists; wanting them to ''like'' her
is a timid kind of guy who followed his girlfriend off to college...only to be very quickly dumped by her. He rooms with Joe.another matter.




* ActuallyPrettyFunny: Initially declares the activities of the Whiteboard Ding-Dong Bandit to be a hate crime, but once it's clear that it struck everyone and just not her, she thinks it's hilarious.
* {{Asexuality}}: Ace homoromantic trans woman (as opposed to a trans-chassis RobotGirl).
* DecompositeCharacter: In a sense. Ultra Car is an in-universe cartoon character, who Carla has patterned herself on.
* EveryoneHasStandards: Despite being a bit of a {{Jerkass}}, she's deeply uncomfortable with the idea of ganging up on Amazi-Girl, and would rather "assert her dominance via sweet pranks."
* FingerlessGloves: She skates a lot, and the gloves stay on.
* FlippingTheBird: She does this a lot.
* {{Foil}}: To Jocelyne.
** Carla is openly trans and generally in-your-face, while Jocelyne remains closeted because she's terrified of how her fundamentalist family might react - she remains "accepted" at the cost of constant secret-keeping.
** Carla enjoys getting rises out of annoying people, while Jocelyne is more inclined to play peacemaker.
** Carla's parents run a technology company and she knows her way around a welding torch, while Jocelyne is an English major and StarvingArtist.
* HiddenDepths:
** Tells Ruth that [[spoiler: she's used to being everyone's acceptable loss after Mary misgenders her and Ruth fails to stand up for her.]]
** And you'd better watch out if you [[MuggingTheMonster get her mad]]. [[http://www.dumbingofage.com/2016/comic/book-6/03-when-god-closes-the-door/revenge-2/ That's a lot of chaotic energy to get directed your way there, Mary...]]
* {{Jerkass}}: Carla can be loud and obnoxious, but the point of her arc with Mary is that there is no minimum standard of behaviour she needs to reach to "deserve" her gender being acknowledged.
* OOCIsSeriousBusiness: Carla's default state is loud, in-your-face and unapologetic. All of this goes out the window when [[spoiler: Mary calls her a boy.]] All the energy goes out of her on the spot.
* SignificantAnagram: Ultra Car...ten? Net?
* RoaringRampageOfRevenge: Mary, you pressed the [[BerserkButton misgender button]]. [[DragonBallZAbridged Ya shouldna done that]].
* {{Transgender}}: Carla is a trans woman, first confirmed by WordOfGod and then alluded to in the comic itself. It was only explicitly stated [[http://www.dumbingofage.com/2016/comic/book-6/02-that-perfect-girl/antagonize/ in-strip]] after Mary [[spoiler:verbally assaulted her by stating that she didn't belong in the girls' wing of her dorm]].
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Danny]]
!!Danny Wilcox
[[quoteright:250:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/castdanny_8611.png]]
->''"Sweet, I'm either desirable or merely incredibly unthreatening!"''

Danny is a timid kind of guy who followed his girlfriend off to college...only to be very quickly dumped by her. He rooms with Joe.
----



[[folder: Carla]]
!!Carla Rutten

A single-room sophomore and part of Sal's new "posse". Carla wants people to know she exists; wanting them to ''like'' her is another matter.

to:

[[folder: Carla]]
!!Carla Rutten

A single-room sophomore and part

[[folder:Daisy]]
!!Daisy

The sex-starved editor
of Sal's new "posse". Carla wants people to know she exists; wanting them to ''like'' her is another matter.the school newspaper.




* ActuallyPrettyFunny: Initially declares the activities of the Whiteboard Ding-Dong Bandit to be a hate crime, but once it's clear that it struck everyone and just not her, she thinks it's hilarious.
* {{Asexuality}}: Ace homoromantic trans woman (as opposed to a trans-chassis RobotGirl).
* DecompositeCharacter: In a sense. Ultra Car is an in-universe cartoon character, who Carla has patterned herself on.
* EveryoneHasStandards: Despite being a bit of a {{Jerkass}}, she's deeply uncomfortable with the idea of ganging up on Amazi-Girl, and would rather "assert her dominance via sweet pranks."
* FingerlessGloves: She skates a lot, and the gloves stay on.
* FlippingTheBird: She does this a lot.
* {{Foil}}: To Jocelyne.
** Carla is openly trans and generally in-your-face, while Jocelyne remains closeted because she's terrified of how her fundamentalist family might react - she remains "accepted" at the cost of constant secret-keeping.
** Carla enjoys getting rises out of annoying people, while Jocelyne is more inclined to play peacemaker.
** Carla's parents run a technology company and she knows her way around a welding torch, while Jocelyne is an English major and StarvingArtist.
* HiddenDepths:
** Tells Ruth that [[spoiler: she's used to being everyone's acceptable loss after Mary misgenders her and Ruth fails to stand up for her.]]
** And you'd better watch out if you [[MuggingTheMonster get her mad]]. [[http://www.dumbingofage.com/2016/comic/book-6/03-when-god-closes-the-door/revenge-2/ That's a lot of chaotic energy to get directed your way there, Mary...]]
* {{Jerkass}}: Carla can be loud and obnoxious, but the point of her arc with Mary is that there is no minimum standard of behaviour she needs to reach to "deserve" her gender being acknowledged.
* OOCIsSeriousBusiness: Carla's default state is loud, in-your-face and unapologetic. All of this goes out the window when [[spoiler: Mary calls her a boy.]] All the energy goes out of her on the spot.
* SignificantAnagram: Ultra Car...ten? Net?
* RoaringRampageOfRevenge: Mary, you pressed the [[BerserkButton misgender button]]. [[DragonBallZAbridged Ya shouldna done that]].
* {{Transgender}}: Carla is a trans woman, first confirmed by WordOfGod and then alluded to in the comic itself. It was only explicitly stated [[http://www.dumbingofage.com/2016/comic/book-6/02-that-perfect-girl/antagonize/ in-strip]] after Mary [[spoiler:verbally assaulted her by stating that she didn't belong in the girls' wing of her dorm]].

to:

\n* ActuallyPrettyFunny: Initially declares the activities of the Whiteboard Ding-Dong Bandit DaEditor: She's professional enough to be a hate crime, exasperated with Billie, but once it's clear that it struck everyone and just not her, she thinks it's hilarious.
* {{Asexuality}}: Ace homoromantic trans woman (as opposed
tends to a trans-chassis RobotGirl).prioritize "titillation" (her own).
* DecompositeCharacter: In a sense. Ultra Car GirlOnGirlIsHot: Definitely believes in this and is an in-universe cartoon character, who Carla has patterned herself on.
constantly looking for it.
* EveryoneHasStandards: Despite being a bit of a {{Jerkass}}, SkewedPriorities: The above, due to the below, and best exemplified when she's deeply uncomfortable with the idea of ganging up on Amazi-Girl, and would rather "assert her dominance via sweet pranks."
* FingerlessGloves: She skates a lot, and the gloves stay on.
* FlippingTheBird: She does this a lot.
* {{Foil}}: To Jocelyne.
** Carla is openly trans and generally in-your-face, while Jocelyne remains closeted because she's terrified of how her fundamentalist family might react - she remains "accepted" at the cost of constant secret-keeping.
** Carla enjoys getting rises out of annoying people, while Jocelyne is more inclined to play peacemaker.
** Carla's parents run a technology company and she knows her way around a welding torch, while Jocelyne is an English major and StarvingArtist.
* HiddenDepths:
** Tells Ruth that [[spoiler: she's used to being everyone's acceptable loss after Mary misgenders her and Ruth fails to stand up for her.]]
** And you'd better watch out if you [[MuggingTheMonster get her mad]].
informed [[http://www.dumbingofage.com/2016/comic/book-6/03-when-god-closes-the-door/revenge-2/ That's a lot of chaotic energy to get directed your way there, Mary...]]
* {{Jerkass}}: Carla can be loud and obnoxious, but the point of her arc with Mary is
com/2011/comic/book-1/05-media-rumble/chestwindow/ that there Amazi-Girl is no minimum standard of behaviour she needs to reach to "deserve" her gender being acknowledged.
* OOCIsSeriousBusiness: Carla's default state is loud, in-your-face and unapologetic. All of this goes out the
real]].
-->'''Daisy''': [[PunctuatedForEmphasis Did. She have.]] A '''[[CleavageWindow chest window]]'''? ...God, a chest
window when [[spoiler: Mary calls her woulda... [[LastSecondWordSwap made a boy.]] All great front page splash image]].
* YouNeedToGetLaid: Apparently it's been a while; she references this with varying degrees of subtlety all
the energy goes out of her on the spot.
* SignificantAnagram: Ultra Car...ten? Net?
* RoaringRampageOfRevenge: Mary, you pressed the [[BerserkButton misgender button]]. [[DragonBallZAbridged Ya shouldna done that]].
* {{Transgender}}: Carla is a trans woman, first confirmed by WordOfGod and then alluded to in the comic itself. It was only explicitly stated [[http://www.dumbingofage.com/2016/comic/book-6/02-that-perfect-girl/antagonize/ in-strip]] after Mary [[spoiler:verbally assaulted her by stating that she didn't belong in the girls' wing of her dorm]].
time.



[[folder:Daisy]]
!!Daisy

The sex-starved editor of the school newspaper.

to:

[[folder:Daisy]]
!!Daisy

The sex-starved editor of the school newspaper.
[[folder: Jacob]]
!!Jacob Williams

Ethan's roommate, Joe's new main man and Sarah's pre-law classmate (and lust object).



* DaEditor: She's professional enough to be exasperated with Billie, but tends to prioritize "titillation" (her own).
* GirlOnGirlIsHot: Definitely believes in this and is constantly looking for it.
* SkewedPriorities: The above, due to the below, and best exemplified when she's informed [[http://www.dumbingofage.com/2011/comic/book-1/05-media-rumble/chestwindow/ that Amazi-Girl is real]].
-->'''Daisy''': [[PunctuatedForEmphasis Did. She have.]] A '''[[CleavageWindow chest window]]'''? ...God, a chest window woulda... [[LastSecondWordSwap made a great front page splash image]].
* YouNeedToGetLaid: Apparently it's been a while; she references this with varying degrees of subtlety all the time.

to:


* DaEditor: She's professional enough ChickMagnet: Roz has been 'sniffing' around him for a while and Sarah goes almost non-verbal when they first meet, only for Raidah to be exasperated with Billie, but tends beat both of them to prioritize "titillation" (her own).the punch.
* DeadpanSnarker
-->'''Walky:''' I came as soon as I heard ''Dexter & Monkey Master.''\\
'''Jacob:''' I bet you did.

* GirlOnGirlIsHot: Definitely believes in this and is constantly looking for it.
* SkewedPriorities: The above, due to the below, and best exemplified when she's informed
MrFanservice: [[http://www.dumbingofage.com/2011/comic/book-1/05-media-rumble/chestwindow/ that Amazi-Girl is real]].
-->'''Daisy''': [[PunctuatedForEmphasis Did. She have.]] A '''[[CleavageWindow chest window]]'''? ...God, a chest window woulda... [[LastSecondWordSwap made a great front page splash image]].
* YouNeedToGetLaid: Apparently it's been a while; she references this with varying degrees of subtlety all
com/2013/comic/book-3/02-guess-whos-coming-to-galassos/temptation/ Introduced]] working out while shirtless (which kicked off the time.
"Sexiest Man" poll). This, uh, makes things difficult for Ethan.



[[folder: Jacob]]
!!Jacob Williams

Ethan's roommate, Joe's new main man and Sarah's pre-law classmate (and lust object).

to:

[[folder: Jacob]]
!!Jacob Williams

Ethan's roommate, Joe's new main man and Sarah's pre-law classmate (and lust object).
[[folder:Jason]]
!!Jason Chesterfield

The TA of one of the freshmen classes.



* ChickMagnet: Roz has been 'sniffing' around him for a while and Sarah goes almost non-verbal when they first meet, only for Raidah to beat both of them to the punch.
* DeadpanSnarker
-->'''Walky:''' I came as soon as I heard ''Dexter & Monkey Master.''\\
'''Jacob:''' I bet you did.
* MrFanservice: [[http://www.dumbingofage.com/2013/comic/book-3/02-guess-whos-coming-to-galassos/temptation/ Introduced]] working out while shirtless (which kicked off the "Sexiest Man" poll). This, uh, makes things difficult for Ethan.

to:

* ChickMagnet: Roz has been 'sniffing' around him for a while BritishStuffiness: Complete with bowtie, sweater and Sarah goes almost non-verbal overly-prim vocabulary.
* CultureClash: Is clearly having some trouble aligning himself with the needs of his students, and this seems to be the cause.
* DoubleStandard: Penny comments on this
when they first meet, only for Raidah to beat both of them to Jason comments on her having a relationship with a student, saying that people actually like her, so if she's caught, nobody will care. On the punch.
* DeadpanSnarker
-->'''Walky:''' I came as soon as I heard ''Dexter & Monkey Master.''\\
'''Jacob:''' I bet you did.
* MrFanservice: [[http://www.dumbingofage.com/2013/comic/book-3/02-guess-whos-coming-to-galassos/temptation/ Introduced]] working out while shirtless
other hand most people find Jason to be an irritable prick, so if he's caught in a relationship with a student (which kicked he is), he'd be the one to lose his job and reputation.
* FishOutOfWater: Comes
off as out of his element at anything that's not TA-ing.
* SmartPeopleSpeakTheQueensEnglish: When Sal asks him what his accent is, he claims ''he'' doesn't have an accent, and he's
the "Sexiest Man" poll). This, uh, makes things difficult for Ethan.
only one speaking ''real'' English.
* TeacherStudentRomance: Sal seduces him in an effort to get her grades up. This is only so surprising, as their attraction to each other was one of the only stable elements of mainline canon.



[[folder:Jason]]
!!Jason Chesterfield

The TA of one of the freshmen classes.

to:

[[folder:Jason]]
!!Jason Chesterfield

[[folder:Leslie]]
!!Leslie Bean

The TA of one lesbian teacher of the freshmen classes.gender studies class.



* BritishStuffiness: Complete with bowtie, sweater and overly-prim vocabulary.
* CultureClash: Is clearly having some trouble aligning himself with the needs of his students, and this seems to be the cause.
* DoubleStandard: Penny comments on this when Jason comments on her having a relationship with a student, saying that people actually like her, so if she's caught, nobody will care. On the other hand most people find Jason to be an irritable prick, so if he's caught in a relationship with a student (which he is), he'd be the one to lose his job and reputation.
* FishOutOfWater: Comes off as out of his element at anything that's not TA-ing.
* SmartPeopleSpeakTheQueensEnglish: When Sal asks him what his accent is, he claims ''he'' doesn't have an accent, and he's the only one speaking ''real'' English.
* TeacherStudentRomance: Sal seduces him in an effort to get her grades up. This is only so surprising, as their attraction to each other was one of the only stable elements of mainline canon.

to:

* BritishStuffiness: Complete CoolTeacher:
** She is friendly and understanding
with bowtie, sweater and overly-prim vocabulary.
* CultureClash: Is clearly having some trouble aligning himself with the needs of his
her students, even the ones who disagree with everything she believes (Joyce) or are shameless mansluts (Joe).
** She's also demonstrated that she will not tolerate people attacking each other or injecting unnecessary drama into her class,
and this seems asks, or rather, orders Roz to be the cause.
* DoubleStandard: Penny comments on this
leave when Jason comments she starts harassing Joyce.
* FirstNameBasis: One of the first things she tells her class is to call her Leslie; the PunnyName would probably stand out a lot more in [=DoA=].
* OnlySaneMan: It's beginning to dawn
on her having a relationship with a student, saying that people actually like her, so if she's caught, nobody will care. On the other hand most people find Jason to be an irritable prick, so if he's caught in a relationship with a student (which he is), he'd be the one to lose his job and reputation.
* FishOutOfWater: Comes off as out of his element at anything that's not TA-ing.
* SmartPeopleSpeakTheQueensEnglish: When Sal asks him what his accent is, he claims ''he'' doesn't have an accent, and he's the only one speaking ''real'' English.
* TeacherStudentRomance: Sal seduces him in an effort to get her grades up. This is only so surprising, as their attraction to each other was
one of the only stable elements few reasonable authority figures her students have. Even including the students, she's still one of mainline canon.
the most level-headed characters.
-->'''Leslie:''' Need to wear, like, a sandwich board that says, 'Sorry about all those other adults. I promise I'm mostly OK.'



[[folder:Leslie]]
!!Leslie Bean

The lesbian teacher of the freshmen gender studies class.

to:

[[folder:Leslie]]
!!Leslie Bean

The lesbian teacher of the freshmen gender studies class.

[[folder:Lucy]]
!!Lucy Glenn

Malaya's roommate, avid comic book fan, and NiceGirl.




* CoolTeacher:
** She is friendly and understanding with her students, even the ones who disagree with everything she believes (Joyce) or are shameless mansluts (Joe).
** She's also demonstrated that she will not tolerate people attacking each other or injecting unnecessary drama into her class, and asks, or rather, orders Roz to leave when she starts harassing Joyce.
* FirstNameBasis: One of the first things she tells her class is to call her Leslie; the PunnyName would probably stand out a lot more in [=DoA=].
* OnlySaneMan: It's beginning to dawn on her that she's one of the few reasonable authority figures her students have. Even including the students, she's still one of the most level-headed characters.
-->'''Leslie:''' Need to wear, like, a sandwich board that says, 'Sorry about all those other adults. I promise I'm mostly OK.'

to:

\n* CoolTeacher:
** She is friendly and understanding
BlackAndNerdy: Combined with hints of YaoiFangirl, at least if [[http://www.dumbingofage.com/2015/comic/book-5/03-the-butterflies-fly-away/birdflash/ this]] is any indication.
* DemotedToExtra: While a major character in the last few years of ''Webcomic/{{Shortpacked}}'' , she's an extremely minor one here.
* {{Irony}}: Considering the... um, challenging cast of this strip, Mayala could've done a lot worse than Lucy as far as roommates go. Doesn't stop
her students, even the ones who disagree with everything she believes (Joyce) or are shameless mansluts (Joe).
** She's also demonstrated that she will not tolerate people attacking each other or injecting unnecessary drama into her class, and asks, or rather, orders Roz to leave when she starts harassing Joyce.
from acting like she's a nightmare.
* FirstNameBasis: One of the first things she tells NiceGirl: Despite Malaysia calling Lucy her class is to call her Leslie; the PunnyName would probably stand out a lot more in [=DoA=].
* OnlySaneMan: It's beginning to dawn on her
"awful roommate" and insisting that she's one of the few reasonable authority figures her students have. Even including the students, she's still one of the most level-headed characters.
-->'''Leslie:''' Need to wear, like, a sandwich board that says, 'Sorry about all those other adults. I promise I'm mostly OK.'
"the worst," Lucy is very friendly and amiable.





[[folder:Lucy]]
!!Lucy Glenn

Malaya's roommate, avid comic book fan, and NiceGirl.

to:

\n[[folder:Lucy]]\n!!Lucy Glenn\n\nMalaya's roommate, avid comic book fan, [[folder:Malaya]]

!! Malaya Eugenio

A roller-derby skater who hangs out with Sal
and NiceGirl.Marcie.



* BlackAndNerdy: Combined with hints of YaoiFangirl, at least if [[http://www.dumbingofage.com/2015/comic/book-5/03-the-butterflies-fly-away/birdflash/ this]] is any indication.
* DemotedToExtra: While a major character in the last few years of ''Webcomic/{{Shortpacked}}'' , she's an extremely minor one here.
* {{Irony}}: Considering the... um, challenging cast of this strip, Mayala could've done a lot worse than Lucy as far as roommates go. Doesn't stop her from acting like she's a nightmare.
* NiceGirl: Despite Malaysia calling Lucy her "awful roommate" and insisting that she's "the worst," Lucy is very friendly and amiable.


to:

* BlackAndNerdy: Combined with hints TheFriendNobodyLikes: Sal isn't sure why Marcie lets Malaya hang around so much, and Carla's not overly fond of YaoiFangirl, at least if [[http://www.dumbingofage.com/2015/comic/book-5/03-the-butterflies-fly-away/birdflash/ this]] is any indication.
* DemotedToExtra: While a major character in
Malaya either. That doesn't mean the last few years of ''Webcomic/{{Shortpacked}}'' , she's an extremely minor one here.
* {{Irony}}: Considering the... um, challenging cast of this strip, Mayala could've done a lot worse than Lucy as far as roommates go. Doesn't stop
group won't stick up for her from acting like she's a nightmare.against vigilantes, however...
* HiddenDepths: She follows through on Sal's suggestion that she just learn sign language, much to Sal's surprise.

* NiceGirl: Despite Malaysia calling Lucy {{Jerkass}}: Like her "awful roommate" and insisting that she's "the worst," Lucy is very friendly and amiable.

Walkyverse counterpart, she happens to be kind of a jerk.
* PhraseCatcher:
-->'''Sal:''' Goddammit, Malaya.



[[folder:Malaya]]

!! Malaya Eugenio

A roller-derby skater who hangs out with Sal and Marcie.

to:

[[folder:Malaya]]

!! Malaya Eugenio

A roller-derby
[[folder:Marcie]]
!!Marcie Diaz

Sal's closest friend since childhood, Marcie is a mute
skater who hangs and one of the few people Sal consistently listens to. If Sal's not in class or her room, she's probably hanging out with Sal and Marcie. Marcie somewhere.



* TheFriendNobodyLikes: Sal isn't sure why Marcie lets Malaya hang around so much, and Carla's not overly fond of Malaya either. That doesn't mean the group won't stick up for her against vigilantes, however...
* HiddenDepths: She follows through on Sal's suggestion that she just learn sign language, much to Sal's surprise.
* {{Jerkass}}: Like her Walkyverse counterpart, she happens to be kind of a jerk.
* PhraseCatcher:
-->'''Sal:''' Goddammit, Malaya.

[[/folder]]

[[folder:Marcie]]
!!Marcie Diaz

Sal's closest friend since childhood, Marcie is a mute skater and one of the few people Sal consistently listens to. If Sal's not in class or her room, she's probably hanging out with Marcie somewhere.
----
21st Jun '16 6:20:13 PM Wackd
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* NonStandardCharacterDesign: He's the only Brown sibling so far shown to have inherited Carol's black eyes, which gives a hint as to which of his parents he takes after.
20th Jun '16 1:29:44 PM Scorntex
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

* BitchInSheepsClothing: Initially seems pretty warm and friendly, right up until the subject of punching Becky's dad comes up. Things proceed to get worse from there.


Added DiffLines:

* NonStandardCharacterDesign: He's the only Brown sibling so far shown to have inherited Carol's black eyes, which gives a hint as to which of his parents he takes after.


Added DiffLines:

* PermaStubble: Has five o'clock shadow. He's presently the only member of the Browns to display facial-hairedness.


Added DiffLines:

* StepfordSmiler: She mostly appears cheerful and good-natured, or at least frequently smiles. During John and Joyce's argument she's the one trying to keep everything calm and "normal".


Added DiffLines:

20th Jun '16 1:11:28 PM NonoRobot
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* ImportantHaircut: First shown [[http://www.dumbingofage.com/2015/comic/book-5/02-threes-a-crowd/morebecky/ here]]. Said haircut didn't go unnoticed, as many characters comment on it, such as Hank who is initially a little shocked, but is fine with it.

to:

* ImportantHaircut: First shown [[http://www.dumbingofage.com/2015/comic/book-5/02-threes-a-crowd/morebecky/ here]]. Said haircut didn't go unnoticed, as many characters comment on it, such as Hank who is initially a little shocked, but ultimately is fine with it.



* NiceGuy: Hank, especially compared to his wife. He happily allows Becky to come with them for the weekend, and spends dinner trying to resolve the tension between her and his wife Carol, [[{{Jerkass}} who isn't so happy to see Becky.]] He is also visibly both sad and pissed when he hears other people at church trash-talking Becky because of hair and sexuality.

to:

* NiceGuy: Hank, especially compared to his wife. He happily allows Becky to come with them for the weekend, and spends dinner trying to resolve the tension between her and his wife Carol, [[{{Jerkass}} who isn't so happy to see Becky.]] He is also visibly both sad and pissed when he hears other people at church trash-talking Becky because of her hair and sexuality.
20th Jun '16 12:58:33 PM NonoRobot
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

* DeadpanSnarker: By far the snarkiest member of the family, and she is able to deliver [[http://www.dumbingofage.com/2016/comic/book-6/03-when-god-closes-the-door/trendy/ fantastic lines]] when she is pissed.
20th Jun '16 12:55:06 PM NonoRobot
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* DeathGlare: Breaks out one of the ''fiercest'' ones [[http://www.dumbingofage.com/2015/comic/book-6/01-to-those-whod-ground-me/cord-2/ when Sarah tries to give her a $20 for successfully swearing]].

to:

* DeathGlare: Joyce is very prone to give death glares, both for comedic but also dramatic purposes:
**
Breaks out one of the ''fiercest'' ones [[http://www.dumbingofage.com/2015/comic/book-6/01-to-those-whod-ground-me/cord-2/ when Sarah tries to give her a $20 for successfully swearing]].swearing]].
** When her mom is making mean remarks to Becky during diner, Joyce barely contains her anger, grinding her teeth at her.
** When John, her brother, made insensitive remarks and completly belittle Becky, she gives him a [[http://www.dumbingofage.com/2016/comic/book-6/03-when-god-closes-the-door/prevented/ death glare]] and outright tells him he should watch his words. Shortly after, she [[http://www.dumbingofage.com/2016/comic/book-6/03-when-god-closes-the-door/angry-3/ snaps for the first time against a family member]].
20th Jun '16 12:42:04 PM NonoRobot
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* ImportantHaircut: First shown [[http://www.dumbingofage.com/2015/comic/book-5/02-threes-a-crowd/morebecky/ here]]. Said haircut didn't go unnoticed, as many characters on comment on it, such as Hank who is initially a little shocked, but is fine with it.

to:

* ImportantHaircut: First shown [[http://www.dumbingofage.com/2015/comic/book-5/02-threes-a-crowd/morebecky/ here]]. Said haircut didn't go unnoticed, as many characters on comment on it, such as Hank who is initially a little shocked, but is fine with it.
20th Jun '16 12:41:16 PM NonoRobot
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* ImportantHaircut: First shown [[http://www.dumbingofage.com/2015/comic/book-5/02-threes-a-crowd/morebecky/ here]].

to:

* ImportantHaircut: First shown [[http://www.dumbingofage.com/2015/comic/book-5/02-threes-a-crowd/morebecky/ here]]. Said haircut didn't go unnoticed, as many characters on comment on it, such as Hank who is initially a little shocked, but is fine with it.



* JerkAss: Carol has shades of this. [[spoiler:When Becky and her are alone after the events of "To those Who'd Ground Me," Her first questions to her are if she really sure she's a lesbian, and asks if it was worth sending her father to prison, utterly ignoring the facts that Becky's dad kidnapped her via gunpoint and almost killed her own daughter in the process.]]

to:

* JerkAss: Carol has shades of this. Carol, in spades. [[spoiler:When Becky and her are alone after the events of "To those Who'd Ground Me," Her her first questions to her are if she really sure she's a lesbian, and asks if it was worth sending her father to prison, utterly ignoring the facts that Becky's dad kidnapped her via gunpoint and almost killed her own daughter in the process.process. During all of Becky's stay at their house, she acts extremely passive-agressive towards her, putting her husband ill at ease and infuriating Joyce.]]



* MyBelovedSmother: Carol is this to Joyce, and it is clear that without Hank reining her in Joyce would have been withdrawn from university a long time ago.



* NiceGuy: Hank happily allows Becky to come with them for the weekend, and spends dinner trying to resolve the tension between her and his wife Carol, [[{{Jerkass}} who isn't so happy to see Becky.]]

to:

* NiceGuy: Hank Hank, especially compared to his wife. He happily allows Becky to come with them for the weekend, and spends dinner trying to resolve the tension between her and his wife Carol, [[{{Jerkass}} who isn't so happy to see Becky.]]]] He is also visibly both sad and pissed when he hears other people at church trash-talking Becky because of hair and sexuality.
20th Jun '16 10:47:30 AM NonoRobot
Is there an issue? Send a Message


** Hank may have reached the boiling point [[spoiler: [[http://www.dumbingofage.com/2016/comic/book-6/04-it-all-returns/politics/ when overhearing others]] ''in church'' being more concerned about Becky "shoving who she is" in their faces than for her wellbeing]].
This list shows the last 10 events of 599. Show all.
http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/article_history.php?article=Characters.DumbingOfAge