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25th Sep '16 6:47:58 PM DarkPaladinX
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If this trope gets exaggerated, this villain will [[GoKartingWithBowser invite the hero out to tea]], [[NoMrBondIExpectYouToDine offer them]] [[YourFavorite a favorite dish]], talk friendly, try to appeal to the hero's better nature, and convince the heroes that the [[EvilPlan villain's plan]] isn't worth getting involved in. Of course, if the hero still won't change their mind, the villain will remind them that they are, after all, still a villain. It may or may not involve a DeathTrap, depending on how nice the villain really is when crossed. Of course, inviting [[VillainOverForDinner the hero's mom out to tea]] might send a stronger message. The friendliness of said villains can serve to humanize these guys.

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If this trope gets exaggerated, this villain will [[GoKartingWithBowser invite the hero out to tea]], [[NoMrBondIExpectYouToDine offer them]] [[YourFavorite a favorite dish]], talk friendly, try to appeal to the hero's better nature, and convince the heroes that the [[EvilPlan villain's plan]] isn't worth getting involved in. Of course, if the hero still won't change their mind, the villain will remind them that they are, after all, still a villain. It may or may not involve a DeathTrap, depending on how nice the villain really is when crossed. Of course, inviting [[VillainOverForDinner the hero's mom out to tea]] might send a stronger message. The friendliness of said villains can serve to humanize these guys.
guys. In situations with EvilVersusEvil, they are often ALighterShadeOfBlack in this conflict.
23rd Sep '16 8:35:45 PM 64SuperNintendo
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22nd Sep '16 5:57:44 PM DarkPaladinX
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* ALighterShadeOfBlack: A villain that will often be the lesser of two evils in an EvilVersusEvil situation.


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* EvilVirtues: Polite and friendly villains will often hold "good" morals and values in order to win support for his followers.
17th Jun '16 5:01:04 PM GregPagano
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* NiceGuy: The heroic opposite.

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* NiceGuy: The heroic opposite.opposite of this trope, when ''TheHero'' is outright nice.
17th Jun '16 5:00:12 PM GregPagano
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* NiceGuy: The heroic opposite.
22nd May '16 5:31:50 PM 10-13-2
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* EqualOpportunityEvil: It's just not polite to be prejudiced, even if you are a villain.
22nd May '16 5:29:50 PM 10-13-2
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Usually a WickedCultured, charismatic MagnificentBastard. He is sometimes comedic or a WellIntentionedExtremist who really [[TautologicalTemplar believes that they are right]]. EvilHasABadSenseOfHumor is not true for them, and their affability even makes them easy to "compliment" with an InsultBackfire. Captives of an affably evil villain won't be kept in dungeons, but in a GildedCage.

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Usually a WickedCultured, charismatic MagnificentBastard. He is sometimes comedic or a WellIntentionedExtremist who really [[TautologicalTemplar believes that they are right]]. EvilHasABadSenseOfHumor is not true for them, and their affability even makes them easy to "compliment" with an InsultBackfire. Captives of an affably evil villain won't be kept in dungeons, but in a GildedCage.
GildedCage. Even an outright psychopath can come off as this if charismatic and funny enough.
22nd Feb '16 7:32:42 AM Synch
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If this trope gets exagerrated, this villain will [[GoKartingWithBowser invite the hero out to tea]], [[NoMrBondIExpectYouToDine offer them]] [[YourFavorite a favorite dish]], talk friendly, try to appeal to the hero's better nature, and convince the heroes that the [[EvilPlan villain's plan]] isn't worth getting involved in. Of course, if the hero still won't change their mind, the villain will remind them that they are, after all, still a villain. It may or may not involve a DeathTrap, depending on how nice the villain really is when crossed. Of course, inviting [[VillainOverForDinner the hero's mom out to tea]] might send a stronger message. The friendliness of said villains can serve to humanize these guys.

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If this trope gets exagerrated, exaggerated, this villain will [[GoKartingWithBowser invite the hero out to tea]], [[NoMrBondIExpectYouToDine offer them]] [[YourFavorite a favorite dish]], talk friendly, try to appeal to the hero's better nature, and convince the heroes that the [[EvilPlan villain's plan]] isn't worth getting involved in. Of course, if the hero still won't change their mind, the villain will remind them that they are, after all, still a villain. It may or may not involve a DeathTrap, depending on how nice the villain really is when crossed. Of course, inviting [[VillainOverForDinner the hero's mom out to tea]] might send a stronger message. The friendliness of said villains can serve to humanize these guys.
20th Jan '16 2:11:27 PM Jeduthun
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* GentlemanThief: Steals things [[KarmicThief only from people who deserve it]], and is very polite and classy about it.


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* LovableRogue: Technically on the side of wrong, but he's so darn likeable, he becomes an AntiHero.


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* LovableTraitor: It's obvious you can't trust him, but he's still all right to hang out with.
20th Jan '16 8:57:53 AM Jeduthun
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* TooFunnyToBeEvil: The villain's good sense of humor makes people think he couldn't possibly be a bad guy.
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