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21st Jul '16 10:03:42 PM ZootyCutie94
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* Camillot from ''WesternAnimation/{{Mixels}}'' was raised in royalty in preparation to be heir to the throne, leaving him stuck in the castle for his entire life. This makes him incredibly awkward throughout his journey through public school, where his biggest wish is to ''just make new friends''. Eventually, he succeeds through Booger and Jamzy becoming his new friends.
16th Jul '16 5:50:33 PM Grade0
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* In ''Anime/KillLaKill'', Mako claims that the only friends she ever had were in her head, seeming to be a case of incompetence. Meanwhile, Ryuko makes no mention of any friends before coming to Honnouji, and as she references having been a drifter, she was likely a recurring case of the newcomer along with a bit of the loner.
24th Jun '16 7:53:11 PM BattleMaster
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* Invoked by Dorian in ''VideoGame/DragonAgeInquisition'' if he's in your party when you find an abandoned fortress in the middle of a jungle.
--> '''Dorian:''' Ah, Tevinter architecture. Doesn't it just scream "I hated my parents and had no friends as a child"?
22nd May '16 8:29:58 PM LadyNorbert
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* [[spoiler:Stanley Pines]] from ''WesternAnimation/GravityFalls''. His only friend was his [[spoiler: twin brotherxj, Stanford]], and after [[spoiler:an accident in high school]], their bond was shattered and [[spoiler:Lee]] became homeless with practically no family or friends. Even as an old man, he still has no friends. This explains why he's so protective of [[spoiler:his family]]. It's the only thing he has left, and he's afraid ''he'll lose it again!''

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* [[spoiler:Stanley Pines]] from ''WesternAnimation/GravityFalls''. His only friend was his [[spoiler: twin brotherxj, brother, Stanford]], and after [[spoiler:an accident in high school]], their bond was shattered and [[spoiler:Lee]] became homeless with practically no family or friends. Even as an old man, he still has no friends. This explains why he's so protective of [[spoiler:his family]]. It's the only thing he has left, and he's afraid ''he'll lose it again!''
22nd May '16 8:29:39 PM LadyNorbert
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* [[spoiler:Stan]][[spoiler:ley]] [[spoiler:Pines]] from ''WesternAnimation/GravityFalls''. His only friend was his [[spoiler: twin brother]], [[spoiler:Stanford]], and after [[spoiler:an accident in high school]], their bond was shattered and [[spoiler:Lee]] became homeless with practically no family or friends. Even as an old man, he still has no friends. This explains why he's so protective of [[spoiler:his family]]. It's the only thing he has left, and he's afraid ''he'll lose it again!''

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* [[spoiler:Stan]][[spoiler:ley]] [[spoiler:Pines]] [[spoiler:Stanley Pines]] from ''WesternAnimation/GravityFalls''. His only friend was his [[spoiler: twin brother]], [[spoiler:Stanford]], brotherxj, Stanford]], and after [[spoiler:an accident in high school]], their bond was shattered and [[spoiler:Lee]] became homeless with practically no family or friends. Even as an old man, he still has no friends. This explains why he's so protective of [[spoiler:his family]]. It's the only thing he has left, and he's afraid ''he'll lose it again!''


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* True of both Herry and Odie in ''WesternAnimation/ClassOfTheTitans''. Herry is a FarmBoy who had a somewhat isolated upbringing in the care of his grandmother. Odie's specific background isn't discussed, but in an episode where the seven teens are preparing to separate, he gloomily notes that "All my friends are in this room."
7th May '16 4:19:42 PM AceyEnn
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** ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse'' gives us Connie, who has apparently ''never had a single friend in her life.'' This only changes when she meets Steven.

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** * ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse'' gives us Connie, who has apparently ''never had a single friend in her life.'' This only changes when she meets Steven.
7th May '16 4:19:03 PM AceyEnn
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** ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse'' gives us Connie, who has apparently ''never had a single friend in her life.'' This only changes when she meets Steven.
30th Apr '16 8:06:15 PM Scorntex
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* ''Series/DoctorWho:'' While it isn't mentioned too often, The Doctor himself apparently had a very lonely and miserable childhood. He once remarks on the unpleasantness of being "the only kid left outside", and when asked if he knows what that's like emphatically replies that he does. In fact, all indications suggest that he had a grand total of one friend his own age growing up, and that was The Master.
30th Apr '16 11:47:14 AM intastiel
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* Hannelore of ''Webcomic/QuestionableContent'', very much. She grew up on a space station, surrounded by scientists and military personnel and developed crippling SuperOCD at an early age. It becomes apparent that she only really bonded with the space station's sentient AI. When she becomes friends with Marten & Co., she seems genuinely surprised at having friends and is not sure if her parents paid them to hang out with her.
** Also heavily implied to be the case with Emily. She seems no worse for wear about it, though. Presumably because [[{{Cloudcuckoolander}} her brains have been keeping her company]].
* Antimony Carver of ''Webcomic/GunnerkriggCourt'' is a combination of the first three. She grew up with and was taught by her mother in a hospital due to her mother's illness, starts attending school in the Court in the middle of the school year, and does not do a very good job of making friends simply due to her temperament. In fact, even after she makes friends with Kat, she remains her only friend for most of her first year.

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* Hannelore of In ''Webcomic/QuestionableContent'', very much. She this is a bonding point between many of the main cast:
** Hannelore
grew up on a space station, surrounded by scientists and military personnel and developed crippling SuperOCD at an early age. It becomes apparent that she only really bonded with the space station's sentient AI. When she becomes friends with Marten & Co., she seems genuinely surprised at having friends and is not sure if her parents paid them to hang out with her.
** Also heavily implied to be [[http://questionablecontent.net/view.php?comic=2298 the case case]] with Emily. She seems no worse for wear about it, though. Presumably because [[{{Cloudcuckoolander}} her brains have been keeping her company]].
** Pintsize reveals that Marten [[http://questionablecontent.net/view.php?comic=2332 was this]] for years before finding his feet in a new social group.
** Marigold is an {{otaku}} and full-time video game geek who has to be coaxed out of her apartment by her RobotBuddy.
* Antimony Carver of ''Webcomic/GunnerkriggCourt'' is a combination of the first three. She grew up with and was taught by her mother in a hospital due to her mother's illness, starts attending school in the Court in the middle of the school year, and does not do a very good job of making friends simply due to her temperament. In fact, even after she makes friends with Kat, she remains her only friend for most of her first year. Although Kat is the {{Red Oni|BlueOni}} to Antimony's Blue, there are [[http://gunnerkrigg.com/?p=403 signs]] that Kat was [[IntelligenceEqualsIsolation fairly solitary]] as well before befriending Antimony.
29th Apr '16 5:32:56 AM Nepeta
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* Stanley Pines from ''WesternAnimation/GravityFalls''. His only friend was his twin brother Stanford, and after an accident in high school, their bond was shattered and Lee became homeless with practically no family or friends. Even as an old man, he still has no friends

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* Stanley Pines *[[spoiler:Stan]][[spoiler:ley]] [[spoiler:Pines]] from ''WesternAnimation/GravityFalls''. His only friend was his [[spoiler: twin brother Stanford, brother]], [[spoiler:Stanford]], and after an [[spoiler:an accident in high school, school]], their bond was shattered and Lee [[spoiler:Lee]] became homeless with practically no family or friends. Even as an old man, he still has no friendsfriends. This explains why he's so protective of [[spoiler:his family]]. It's the only thing he has left, and he's afraid ''he'll lose it again!''
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