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25th May '16 12:42:45 AM XFllo
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* Wrestling/DanaBrooke is fond of doing this, except it's more patronizing than affectionate - usually to interviewers after a promo. In some cases, she asks the main male interviewer for NXT (who is considerably taller) to [[CrowningMomentOfFunny squat down so she can reach.]]

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* Wrestling/DanaBrooke is fond of doing this, patting someone's hair, except it's more patronizing than affectionate - usually to interviewers after a promo. In some cases, she asks the main male interviewer for NXT (who is considerably taller) to [[CrowningMomentOfFunny squat down so she can reach.]]
reach.
24th May '16 11:09:44 PM thecarolinabull01
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* Wrestling/DanaBrooke is fond of doing this, except it's more patronizing than affectionate - usually to interviewers after a promo. In some cases, she asks the main male interviewer for NXT (who is considerably taller) to [[CrowningMomentOfFunny squat down so she can reach.]]
30th Apr '16 12:37:33 PM Tron80
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* ''Fanfic/NeonGenesisEvangelionGenocide'' gives several examples:
** In chapter 9, Asuka tries to reassure [[spoiler:Keiko]] by rubbing her head.
--->The redhead didn't feel like she was moving until she had placed her hand on the other girl's head, leaning over her, and stroked her hair in a gesture of unthinkable compassion just a few minutes ago.
** In chapter 15, Misato pats Shinji’s head before a synch test.
--->Misato stepped over to her wards, patted Shinji on the head and smiled at Asuka.
24th Mar '16 3:17:41 AM XFllo
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* In something of a role-reversal, six-year-old Vivio gives her mother Nanoha a pat on the head to cheer her up during a flashback in ''Anime/MagicalGirlLyricalNanohaStrikers''. [[SugarWiki/HeartwarmingMoments And it's adorable]].

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* In something of a role-reversal, six-year-old Vivio gives her mother Nanoha a pat on the head to cheer her up during a flashback in ''Anime/MagicalGirlLyricalNanohaStrikers''. [[SugarWiki/HeartwarmingMoments And it's adorable]].adorable.
23rd Mar '16 10:51:18 PM Gamermaster
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* In something of a role-reversal, six-year-old Vivio gives her mother Nanoha a pat on the head to cheer her up during a flashback in ''Anime/MagicalGirlLyricalNanohaStrikers''. [[SugarWiki/HeartwarmingMoments And it's adorable]].
17th Mar '16 4:39:32 AM Tron80
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* In ''Fanfic/ThousandShinji'', Shinji stroked Asuka's hair to reassure her after an argument while they were swimming in a pool.
22nd Feb '16 1:15:36 PM Gamermaster
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* Subaru does this to Ixpellia in ''AudioPlay/StrikersSoudStageX'' right before [[spoiler: Ixpellia falls into a sleep that could last for thousands of years.]]

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* Subaru does this to Ixpellia in ''AudioPlay/StrikersSoudStageX'' ''AudioPlay/StrikersSoundStageX'' right before [[spoiler: Ixpellia falls into a sleep that could last for thousands of years.]]
22nd Feb '16 12:00:21 PM skidoo23
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** Towards the end of her time on the series, stroking the Twelfth Doctor's cheek becomes Clara Oswald's default mode of expressing affection for him when a hug won't do.
18th Feb '16 10:00:13 AM SinDustries
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** Sasuke continues the tradition by doing this to his own daughter at the end of ''Gaiden,'' despite being absent from her life for long periods of time.
6th Jan '16 6:32:05 PM AirofMystery
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** [[TheObiWan Kakashi]] also has a habit of patting his students on the head.
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