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25th Feb '17 7:40:52 AM SeptimusHeap
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->''"No one knows what it's like''\\
''To be the bad man''\\
''To be the sad man''\\
''Behind blue eyes"''\\
-- "Behind Blue Eyes", '''Music/TheWho'''

The color blue in eyes is a recessive genetic trait exclusive. Like most eye and hair colors lighter than black or brown, it is found mostly in Caucasian people. To actually get blue eyes, both parents genetic material must select for it. Thus it is a rare trait, which is why brown and black tend to be more likely in people's eye color. Biologically, blue eyes slightly limit the light absorbed. People with blue eyes see better in the dark (incidentally, blue is more common in the colder regions of the world where there is less light and is a common sight amongst Arctic predators), but environments with harsh light are more likely to inflict eye damage.

!'''Blue eyes themselves are ''Administrivia/NotATrope'' and as such should not be listed on any page.''' If you find any links to BlueEyes, please delete them, or see if they fall under one of the actual tropes instead.

[[color:blue: '''Blue eyes''']] vary greatly in their meaning:
[[index]]
# InnocentBlueEyes: Beautiful, innocent "baby blues" or clear, pure, and shining. Either way, a popular choice for heroes and heroines. Common with HairOfGoldHeartOfGold.
# IcyBlueEyes: Piercing and icy, seeming to look right through you.
# CreepyBlueEyes: Given to particularly degenerate characters, sort of light and watery, and there are blue eyes that seem to be too ''open'' where one starts to hope they'll blink soon.
# OccultBlueEyes: Possessing the MagicalEye. In Mediterranean countries, the Demon's Eye amulet is always blue. (Xenophobia may explain this.)
# ElementalEyeColors: Any blue for MakingASplash and IcyBlueEyes for AnIcePerson.
[[/index]]

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->''"No one knows what it's like''\\
''To be the bad man''\\
''To be the sad man''\\
''Behind blue eyes"''\\
-- "Behind
Blue Eyes", '''Music/TheWho'''

The color blue in
eyes is a recessive genetic trait exclusive. Like are the second most common eye colour in RealLife, but that does not make them a trope. Please don't list them as such.

Sometimes they reflect the existence of a trope:
* CreepyBlueEyes: Given to particularly degenerate characters, sort of light
and hair colors lighter than black or brown, it is found mostly in Caucasian people. To actually get blue eyes, both parents genetic material must select for it. Thus it is a rare trait, which is why brown watery, and black tend to be more likely in people's eye color. Biologically, there are blue eyes slightly limit the light absorbed. People with blue eyes see better in the dark (incidentally, blue is more common in the colder regions of the world that seem to be too ''open'' where there is less light one starts to hope they'll blink soon.
* ElementalEyeColors: Any blue for MakingASplash
and is a common sight amongst Arctic predators), but environments with harsh light are more likely to inflict eye damage.

!'''Blue eyes themselves are ''Administrivia/NotATrope''
IcyBlueEyes for AnIcePerson.
* IcyBlueEyes: Piercing
and as such should not be listed on any page.''' If you find any links icy, seeming to BlueEyes, please delete them, or see if they fall under one of the actual tropes instead.

[[color:blue: '''Blue eyes''']] vary greatly in their meaning:
[[index]]
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look right through you.
*
InnocentBlueEyes: Beautiful, innocent "baby blues" or clear, pure, and shining. Either way, a popular choice for heroes and heroines. Common with HairOfGoldHeartOfGold.
# IcyBlueEyes: Piercing and icy, seeming to look right through you.
# CreepyBlueEyes: Given to particularly degenerate characters, sort of light and watery, and there are blue
* MeaningfulAppearance: For when the eyes having that seem to be too ''open'' where one starts to hope they'll blink soon.
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particular colour is commented upon in the story as important.
*
OccultBlueEyes: Possessing the MagicalEye. In Mediterranean countries, the Demon's Eye amulet is always blue. (Xenophobia may explain this.)
# ElementalEyeColors: Any blue for MakingASplash and IcyBlueEyes for AnIcePerson.
[[/index]]

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20th Aug '13 5:07:54 PM Willbyr
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# OccultBlueEyes: Possessing the EvilEye. In Mediterranean countries, the Demon's Eye amulet is always blue. (Xenophobia may explain this.)

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# OccultBlueEyes: Possessing the EvilEye.MagicalEye. In Mediterranean countries, the Demon's Eye amulet is always blue. (Xenophobia may explain this.)
16th Dec '12 2:29:47 PM Willbyr
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!'''Blue eyes themselves are ''NotATrope'' and as such should not be listed on any page.''' If you find any links to BlueEyes, please delete them, or see if they fall under one of the actual tropes instead.

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!'''Blue eyes themselves are ''NotATrope'' ''Administrivia/NotATrope'' and as such should not be listed on any page.''' If you find any links to BlueEyes, please delete them, or see if they fall under one of the actual tropes instead.
10th Dec '12 6:21:39 AM Willbyr
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# InnocentBlueEyes: Beautiful, innocent "baby blues" or clear, pure, and shining. Either way, a popular choice for heroes and heroines. Common with HairOfGold.

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# InnocentBlueEyes: Beautiful, innocent "baby blues" or clear, pure, and shining. Either way, a popular choice for heroes and heroines. Common with HairOfGold.HairOfGoldHeartOfGold.
12th Nov '12 9:10:18 PM shimaspawn
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[[quoteright:160:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/blue-green_eye_7323.jpg]]
[[color:blue: '''Blue''']]-[[color:green:'''green''']] sometimes marks a dreamy personality, but is nonetheless also a good "default" shade of blue eyes for the hero/heroine. The blue then indicates the heroic qualities and the green the independent personality associated with GreenEyes.

Please note that blue eyes in general is not a trope. If you found your way here from an example, please take a moment to correct it to be one of the above.
12th Nov '12 8:55:50 PM Willbyr
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Please note that blue eyes in general is not a trope. If you found your way here from an example, please take a moment to correct it to be one of the above. ''NoRealLifeExamplesPlease.''

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Please note that blue eyes in general is not a trope. If you found your way here from an example, please take a moment to correct it to be one of the above. ''NoRealLifeExamplesPlease.''

[[noreallife]]
5th Nov '12 12:00:07 PM shimaspawn
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!'''Blue eyes themselves are ''NotATrope'' and as such should not be listed on any page.''' If you find any links to BlueEyes, please delete them, or see if they fall under one of the other tropes instead.

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!'''Blue eyes themselves are ''NotATrope'' and as such should not be listed on any page.''' If you find any links to BlueEyes, please delete them, or see if they fall under one of the other actual tropes instead.
5th Nov '12 11:58:00 AM shimaspawn
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'''Blue eyes themselves are ''NotATrope'' and as such should not be listed on any page.''' If you find any links to BlueEyes, please delete them, or see if they fall under one of the other tropes instead.

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'''Blue !'''Blue eyes themselves are ''NotATrope'' and as such should not be listed on any page.''' If you find any links to BlueEyes, please delete them, or see if they fall under one of the other tropes instead.
5th Nov '12 11:57:32 AM shimaspawn
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'''Blue eyes themselves are ''NotATrope'' and as such should not be listed on any page.''' If you find any links to BlueEyes, please delete them, or see if they fall under one of the other tropes instead.
5th Nov '12 12:50:15 AM shimaspawn
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# ElementalEyeColors: Any blue for MakingASplash and IcyBlueEyes for AnIcePerson. MidnightBlueEyes may indicate BlowYouAway or ShockAndAwe.

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# ElementalEyeColors: Any blue for MakingASplash and IcyBlueEyes for AnIcePerson. MidnightBlueEyes may indicate BlowYouAway or ShockAndAwe.
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