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7th Sep '17 5:50:50 AM GirlofMassDeconstruction
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A {{Naming Convention|s}}. Compare CherryBlossomGirl and AliceAllusion.

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A {{Naming Convention|s}}. Compare CherryBlossomGirl and AliceAllusion.
AliceAllusion. Is likely to overlap with AlwaysVSexy, with the same initial letter and all.


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* The real name of ''ComicBook/TheWickedAndTheDivine's'' Baal Hadad is Valentine Campbell. Considering he gets very emotional over people he cares about, it's fitting.
3rd Sep '17 12:41:57 PM Peteman
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* One early example is also a brutal aversion; "Duke Valentino" was one of the titles of Cesare Borgia, who wouldn't even fit into the villainous use of this trope. since he was a straight-up MagnificentBastard.

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* One early example is also a brutal an aversion; "Duke Valentino" was one of the titles of Cesare Borgia, who wouldn't even fit into the villainous use of this trope. since he was a straight-up MagnificentBastard.
18th May '17 10:16:41 PM X2X
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** The following installment, ''Xrd -SIGN-'', adds two characters (Ramlethal and Elphelt) whose last names are Valentine, suggesting it's a SpeciesSurname. A fourth Valentine, Jack-O', joins in ''Xrd -REVELATOR-''. Ramlethal and Elphelt are successors to the original Valentine created by their "[[OneBadMother Mother]]," [[GreaterScopeVillain the Universal Will]]; the first [[spoiler:makes a HeelFaceTurn after discovering her emotions and own self-value]] while the second is [[spoiler:good-natured from the start, but briefly serves as a ManchurianAgent]]. Jack-O' was instead made by That Man ([[spoiler:the series' presumed but [[GoodAllAlong not]]-[[BigGood quite]]-BigBad]]) [[SpannerInTheWorks to counteract the Universal Will's plans]]. [[spoiler:Ramlethal and Elphelt are suggested to also be clones of Aria--Elphelt even looks identical to her save for a few cosmetic differences. Jack-O' is another dead ringer, but she actually ''is'', [[SoulJar for all intents and purposes]], the character in question.]]

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** The following installment, ''Xrd -SIGN-'', adds two characters (Ramlethal and Elphelt) whose last names are Valentine, suggesting it's a SpeciesSurname. A fourth Valentine, Jack-O', joins in ''Xrd -REVELATOR-''. Ramlethal and Elphelt are successors to the original Valentine created by their "[[OneBadMother Mother]]," [[GreaterScopeVillain the Universal Will]]; the first [[spoiler:makes a HeelFaceTurn after discovering her emotions and own self-value]] while the second is [[spoiler:good-natured from the start, but briefly serves as a ManchurianAgent]]. Jack-O' was instead made by That Man ([[spoiler:the series' presumed but [[GoodAllAlong not]]-[[BigGood quite]]-BigBad]]) [[SpannerInTheWorks to counteract the Universal Will's plans]]. [[spoiler:Ramlethal and Elphelt are suggested to also be clones of Aria--Elphelt even looks identical to her save for a few cosmetic differences.differences like hair color, eye color, and [[IdiotHair a prominent forelock of hair]]. Jack-O' is another dead ringer, but she actually ''is'', [[SoulJar for all intents and purposes]], the character in question.]]
16th Jan '17 5:52:06 PM Delibird
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* An episode of [[WesternAnimation/HereComesTheGrump Here Comes the Grump]] called "Sugar and Spite" has two opposing lands located next to each other. On one side is the dreary [[CrapsackWorld Land of Glum]], populated by nasty, misshapen creatures called the Baddies. On the other side is [[SugarBowl Valentinia]], whose inhabitants are cheerful little winged hearts called the Valentines.
11th Dec '16 9:24:07 PM karstovich2
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Because of the holiday, there is an inherent sort of romanticism associated with the name "Valentine" [[note]]The name actually derives from the Latin word for strength and capability: ''valens'', hence the fact that the Romans named "Valentinius" or similar were all men (besides the saint, there were also the emperors Valentinian I and Valentinian II, as well as Valens, Valentinian I's brother and co-Emperor.[[/note]].

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Because of the holiday, there is an inherent sort of romanticism associated with the name "Valentine" [[note]]The name actually derives from the Latin word for strength and capability: ''valens'', hence the fact that the Romans named "Valentinius" or similar were all men (besides the saint, there were also the emperors Valentinian I and Valentinian II, as well as Valens, Valentinian I's brother and co-Emperor.co-Emperor).[[/note]].
11th Dec '16 9:23:13 PM karstovich2
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Because of the holiday, there is an inherent sort of romanticism associated with the name "Valentine" [[note]]The name actually derives from the Latin word for strength and capability: ''valens''[[/note]].

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Because of the holiday, there is an inherent sort of romanticism associated with the name "Valentine" [[note]]The name actually derives from the Latin word for strength and capability: ''valens''[[/note]].
''valens'', hence the fact that the Romans named "Valentinius" or similar were all men (besides the saint, there were also the emperors Valentinian I and Valentinian II, as well as Valens, Valentinian I's brother and co-Emperor.[[/note]].
10th Sep '16 2:52:12 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''ComicBook/{{Shakara}}'': Valentine D'Eath is a swaggering, boastful alien ProfessionalKiller.
29th Jul '16 12:10:30 PM X2X
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Because of the holiday, there is an inherent sort of romanticism associated with the name "Valentine"[[note]]The name actually derives from the Latin word for strength and capability: ''valens''[[/note]] .

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Because of the holiday, there is an inherent sort of romanticism associated with the name "Valentine"[[note]]The "Valentine" [[note]]The name actually derives from the Latin word for strength and capability: ''valens''[[/note]] .
''valens''[[/note]].



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* Mai Valentine from ''Anime/YuGiOh''. Her last name is Kujaku (peafowl) in the original, though.
* U.S. President (and BigBad) Funny Valentine in ''Manga/JoJosBizarreAdventure: Steel Ball Run.'' [[spoiler:He is unquestionably a villain, but he turns out to be a (deluded) WellIntentionedExtremist. Hey... Jesus's corpse blessed him for a reason.]]

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* Mai Valentine from ''Anime/YuGiOh''. ''Anime/YuGiOh'' Her last name is Kujaku (peafowl) in the original, though.
* U.S. President (and BigBad) Funny Valentine in ''Manga/JoJosBizarreAdventure: Steel Ball Run.'' Run''. [[spoiler:He is unquestionably a villain, but he turns out to be a (deluded) WellIntentionedExtremist. Hey... Jesus's corpse blessed him for a reason.]]



* ''ComicBook/ThePowerpuffGirls'': "The Bride Of Mojo Jojo" (issue #24, DC run) has Mojo looking for love on Valentine's Day because he cannot be "a party of one". But when a dating service fails him, he uses various discards and his own DNA to create a Bride of Frankenstein-style mate. The girls, in the meantime, are entertaining ideas of what kind of mommy they'd want.

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* ''ComicBook/ThePowerpuffGirls'': "The Bride Of Mojo Jojo" (issue #24, DC run) has Mojo looking for love on Valentine's Day because he cannot be "a party of one". one." But when a dating service fails him, he uses various discards and his own DNA to create a Bride of Frankenstein-style mate. The girls, in the meantime, are entertaining ideas of what kind of mommy they'd want.



* The grandfather in ''SpyKids'' (played by Ricardo Montalban) is named Valentin Avellan.

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* The grandfather in ''SpyKids'' ''Film/SpyKids'' (played by Ricardo Montalban) Creator/RicardoMontalban) is named Valentin Avellan.



* Billy Ray Valentine in ''Film/TradingPlaces''
* George Valentin, the male lead in ''Film/TheArtist'', as an homage to silent screen lover Valentino.

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* Billy Ray Valentine in ''Film/TradingPlaces''
''Film/TradingPlaces''.
* George Valentin, the male lead in ''Film/TheArtist'', as an homage to silent screen lover Valentino.Valentino (see the Real Life section below).



* Valentine Wiggin from ''EndersGame''. Valentine is the sweet, empathetic-to-a-fault middle child. This stands in contrast with her brothers psychopath-but-he-grew-up-okay Peter "The Rock (Upon Whom I Found My Church)," Fisher Of Men, and the youngest practically-inhuman-empathy-and-perfect-warrior 'Ender,' properly Andrew, "brother of Peter", "he-who-insisted-on-being-crucified-on-an-X". You see, their father--the very-Catholic John Paul Wiggin[[note]]born Jan Paweł Wieczorek in Poland, and [[NamedAfterSomebodyFamous named after a famous 20th-century Pope both in-universe and out]][[/note]]--gave them significant saints' names and secret baptisms, because Ender's Game was written at a time when Card seriously believed that Da Gubbamint might outlaw the practice of religion and succeed under the pretense of population control. This interacts annoyingly with TheGreatPoliticsMessUp, for reasons that have nothing to do with this trope.

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* Valentine Wiggin from ''EndersGame''.''Literature/EndersGame''. Valentine is the sweet, empathetic-to-a-fault middle child. This stands in contrast with her brothers psychopath-but-he-grew-up-okay Peter "The Rock (Upon Whom I Found My Church)," Fisher Of Men, and the youngest practically-inhuman-empathy-and-perfect-warrior 'Ender,' "Ender," properly Andrew, "brother of Peter", "he-who-insisted-on-being-crucified-on-an-X". Peter," "he-who-insisted-on-being-crucified-on-an-X." You see, their father--the very-Catholic very Catholic John Paul Wiggin[[note]]born Jan Paweł Wieczorek in Poland, and [[NamedAfterSomebodyFamous named after a famous 20th-century Pope both in-universe and out]][[/note]]--gave them significant saints' names and secret baptisms, because Ender's Game ''Ender's Game'' was written at a time when Card [[Creator/OrsonScottCard Card]] seriously believed that Da Gubbamint might outlaw the practice of religion and succeed under the pretense of population control. This interacts annoyingly with TheGreatPoliticsMessUp, for reasons that have nothing to do with this trope.



* In Creator/GKChesterton's "Literature/FatherBrown" stories "The Blue Cross" and "The Secret Garden," Aristide Valentin [''sic''] is the Head of the Parisian police. [[spoiler: He is also the murderer in the latter.]]

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* In Creator/GKChesterton's "Literature/FatherBrown" stories "The Blue Cross" and "The Secret Garden," Aristide Valentin [''sic''] is the Head of the Parisian police. [[spoiler: He [[spoiler:He is also the murderer in the latter.]]



* Valentine, one of the Two Gentlemen of Verona from the play of [[Theatre/TwoGentlemenOfVerona the same name]] by [[Creator/WilliamShakespeare Shakespeare]]

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* Valentine, one of the Two Gentlemen of Verona from the play of [[Theatre/TwoGentlemenOfVerona the same name]] by [[Creator/WilliamShakespeare Shakespeare]]Shakespeare]].



* ''Literature/LastMage'' has [[Really700YearsOld the protagonist]] assume various names - the latest is Elijah Valentine, after someone he loved particularly dearly.

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* ''Literature/LastMage'' has [[Really700YearsOld [[ReallySevenHundredYearsOld the protagonist]] [[IHaveManyNames assume various names - names]] -- the latest is Elijah Valentine, after someone he loved particularly dearly.



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* Emily Valentine from ''Series/BeverlyHills90210''

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* Emily Valentine from ''Series/BeverlyHills90210''''Series/BeverlyHills90210''.



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* Johnny Valentine, and his son Wrestling/{{Greg|Valentine}}, subvert this as they were both heels for much of their careers.

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* Johnny Valentine, Valentine and his son Wrestling/{{Greg|Valentine}}, Wrestling/{{Greg|Valentine}} subvert this as they were both heels for much of their careers.



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* Renee Valenti from ''SurvivalOfTheFittest''.

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* Renee Valenti from ''SurvivalOfTheFittest''.''Roleplay/SurvivalOfTheFittest''.



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* Tex Avery's 1936 [[WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes Warner Bros. cartoon]] "Don't Look Now" has cherubic and childlike Dan Cupid preparing for February 14 with his bow and arrows. A similarly cherubic and childlike Devil sees the day as a chance to mess up Cupid's efforts with mischief.

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* Tex Avery's Creator/TexAvery's 1936 [[WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes Warner Bros. cartoon]] "Don't Look Now" has cherubic and childlike Dan Cupid preparing for February 14 with his bow and arrows. A similarly cherubic and childlike Devil sees the day as a chance to mess up Cupid's efforts with mischief.



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* The ''[[TropeMaker original]]'' Saint Valentine.

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* The ''[[TropeMaker ''[[TropeMakers original]]'' Saint Valentine.
29th Jul '16 12:01:47 PM X2X
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** The following installment, ''Xrd -SIGN-'', adds two characters (Ramlethal and Elphelt) whose last names are Valentine, suggesting it's a SpeciesSurname. A fourth Valentine, Jack-O', joins in ''Xrd -REVELATOR-''. Ramlethal and Elphelt are successors to the original Valentine created by their "[[EvilMatriarch Mother]]," [[GreaterScopeVillain the Universal Will]]; the first [[spoiler:makes a HeelFaceTurn after discovering her emotions and own self-value]] while the second is [[spoiler:good-natured from the start, but briefly serves as a ManchurianAgent]]. Jack-O' was instead made by That Man ([[spoiler:the series' presumed but [[GoodAllAlong not]]-[[BigGood quite]]-BigBad]]) [[SpannerInTheWorks to counteract the Universal Will's plans]]. [[spoiler:Ramlethal and Elphelt are suggested to also be clones of Aria--Elphelt even looks identical to her save for a few cosmetic differences. Jack-O' is another dead ringer, but she actually ''is'', [[SoulJar for all intents and purposes]], the character in question.]]

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** The following installment, ''Xrd -SIGN-'', adds two characters (Ramlethal and Elphelt) whose last names are Valentine, suggesting it's a SpeciesSurname. A fourth Valentine, Jack-O', joins in ''Xrd -REVELATOR-''. Ramlethal and Elphelt are successors to the original Valentine created by their "[[EvilMatriarch "[[OneBadMother Mother]]," [[GreaterScopeVillain the Universal Will]]; the first [[spoiler:makes a HeelFaceTurn after discovering her emotions and own self-value]] while the second is [[spoiler:good-natured from the start, but briefly serves as a ManchurianAgent]]. Jack-O' was instead made by That Man ([[spoiler:the series' presumed but [[GoodAllAlong not]]-[[BigGood quite]]-BigBad]]) [[SpannerInTheWorks to counteract the Universal Will's plans]]. [[spoiler:Ramlethal and Elphelt are suggested to also be clones of Aria--Elphelt even looks identical to her save for a few cosmetic differences. Jack-O' is another dead ringer, but she actually ''is'', [[SoulJar for all intents and purposes]], the character in question.]]
25th Jul '16 8:23:21 PM X2X
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** The following installment, ''Xrd -SIGN'', adds two characters (Ramlethal and Elphelt) whose last names are Valentine, suggesting it's a SpeciesSurname. A fourth Valentine, Jack-O', joins in ''Xrd -REVELATOR-''. Ramlethal and Elphelt are successors to the original Valentine created by their "[[EvilMatriarch Mother]]," [[GreaterScopeVillain the Universal Will]]; the first [[spoiler:makes a HeelFaceTurn after discovering her emotions and own self-value]] while the second is [[spoiler:good-natured from the start, but briefly serves as a ManchurianAgent]]. Jack-O' was instead made by That Man ([[spoiler:the series' presumed but [[GoodAllAlong not]]-[[BigGood quite]]-BigBad]]) [[SpannerInTheWorks to counteract the Universal Will's plans]]. [[spoiler:Ramlethal and Elphelt are suggested to also be clones of Aria--Elphelt even looks identical to her save for a few cosmetic differences. Jack-O' is another dead ringer, but she actually ''is'', [[SoulJar for all intents and purposes]], the character in question.]]

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** The following installment, ''Xrd -SIGN'', -SIGN-'', adds two characters (Ramlethal and Elphelt) whose last names are Valentine, suggesting it's a SpeciesSurname. A fourth Valentine, Jack-O', joins in ''Xrd -REVELATOR-''. Ramlethal and Elphelt are successors to the original Valentine created by their "[[EvilMatriarch Mother]]," [[GreaterScopeVillain the Universal Will]]; the first [[spoiler:makes a HeelFaceTurn after discovering her emotions and own self-value]] while the second is [[spoiler:good-natured from the start, but briefly serves as a ManchurianAgent]]. Jack-O' was instead made by That Man ([[spoiler:the series' presumed but [[GoodAllAlong not]]-[[BigGood quite]]-BigBad]]) [[SpannerInTheWorks to counteract the Universal Will's plans]]. [[spoiler:Ramlethal and Elphelt are suggested to also be clones of Aria--Elphelt even looks identical to her save for a few cosmetic differences. Jack-O' is another dead ringer, but she actually ''is'', [[SoulJar for all intents and purposes]], the character in question.]]
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