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31st Aug '16 8:52:47 PM PaulA
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* Creator/EdgarRiceBurroughs uses this one in his LiteraryAgentHypothesis for ''Literature/JohnCarterOfMars'', recounting his first meeting:

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* Creator/EdgarRiceBurroughs uses this one in his LiteraryAgentHypothesis for ''Literature/JohnCarterOfMars'', begins ''Literature/JohnCarterOfMars'' by describing how Carter has a DirectLineToTheAuthor, recounting his first meeting:
24th Aug '16 2:40:33 AM Adept
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* ''TheImportanceOfBeingEarnest'': Cecily addresses her guardian Jack as her uncle 'from motives of respect that you could not possibly appreciate'.

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* ''TheImportanceOfBeingEarnest'': ''Theatre/TheImportanceOfBeingEarnest'': Cecily addresses her guardian Jack as her uncle 'from motives of respect that you could not possibly appreciate'.
19th Aug '16 6:31:17 PM Yuihime
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* In ''VideoGame/GoldenSun: The Lost Age'' and ''VideoGame/GoldenSunDarkDawn'', the elderly matriarch of Champa is called Obaba. "Obaba" is Japanese for "grandmother", making her an Honorary Grandma to everyone in Champa, and to our heroes (and ''Kraden''). Effectively, [[EverybodyCallsHimBarkeep Everybody Calls Her Grandma]].

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* In ''VideoGame/GoldenSun: The Lost Age'' and ''VideoGame/GoldenSunDarkDawn'', the elderly [[NeverMessWithGranny indomitable]] matriarch of Champa is simply called Obaba. "Obaba" [[ObaSan Obaba]] ("Grandma") by all. Even by our heroes, who have no relation to her. Even by ''Kraden'', who is Japanese for "grandmother", making [[CoolOldGuy at least her an Honorary Grandma to everyone in Champa, and to our heroes (and ''Kraden''). Effectively, [[EverybodyCallsHimBarkeep Everybody Calls Her Grandma]].age]] [[AgeWithoutYouth if not older]]. One of the Champa locals isn't even sure if she ''has'' a given name.
27th Jul '16 7:43:46 PM Jacob175
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* In ''Comicbook/TheFantasticFour'', Franklin and Valeria Richards, Reed and Sue's children, call Ben "Uncle Ben"; Ben is even Franklin's godfather (and Frank's middle name, Benjamin, was given in honor of Ben, Reed's best friend since college). SpiderMan has also become one of these over the years, thanks to being more and more ingrained in the [[TrueCompanions family]]. The way he's taken over Johnny's spot recently has been compared to an uncle moving in to look after everyone following a death in the family. Also, their nemesis Doctor Doom is also the official godfather of Valeria and was even the one who named her due to helping Sue give birth to her. The FF has always been just as much a family as a team, so this makes sense.

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* In ''Comicbook/TheFantasticFour'', Franklin and Valeria Richards, Reed and Sue's children, call Ben "Uncle Ben"; Ben is even Franklin's godfather (and Frank's middle name, Benjamin, was given in honor of Ben, Reed's best friend since college). SpiderMan ComicBook/SpiderMan has also become one of these over the years, thanks to being more and more ingrained in the [[TrueCompanions family]]. The way he's taken over Johnny's spot recently has been compared to an uncle moving in to look after everyone following a death in the family. Also, their nemesis Doctor Doom is also the official godfather of Valeria and was even the one who named her due to helping Sue give birth to her. The FF has always been just as much a family as a team, so this makes sense.



* Uncle Chuck to most of the cast in ''ComicBook/ArchieComicsSonicTheHedgehog''. He's even this post-reboot to Sonic when he once actually was his uncle, as Sega has mandated that characters originating from the games can't have familial relations in the comic.



* The Oranges [[Fanfic/LifeInManehattan in the Manehattanverse ]] insist on their friends calling them Auntie and Uncle.

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* The Oranges [[Fanfic/LifeInManehattan in the Manehattanverse ]] Manehattanverse]] insist on their friends calling them Auntie and Uncle.



* ''TheImportanceOfBeingEarnest'' : Cecily addresses her guardian Jack as her uncle 'from motives of respect that you could not possibly appreciate'.

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* ''TheImportanceOfBeingEarnest'' : ''TheImportanceOfBeingEarnest'': Cecily addresses her guardian Jack as her uncle 'from motives of respect that you could not possibly appreciate'.



* Maybe [[EvilUncle Uncle Istvan]] from ''MagicTheGathering'' too.

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* Maybe [[EvilUncle Uncle Istvan]] from ''MagicTheGathering'' ''TabletopGame/MagicTheGathering'' too.



* This might be the case for the {{real life}} Tycho and Gabe of ''Webcomic/PennyArcade'', as in the fifth print volume for the strip on the date of the birth of Gabe's son, Tycho says that he strives to be the weirdest uncle possible for him. Confirmed in the reality series. Whenever the two talk about each other to their children, they say "Uncle Mike" and "Uncle Jerry."

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* This might be is the case for the {{real life}} Tycho and Gabe of ''Webcomic/PennyArcade'', as in ''Webcomic/PennyArcade''. In the fifth print volume for the strip on the date of the birth of Gabe's son, Tycho says that he strives to be the weirdest uncle possible for him. Confirmed And in the reality series. Whenever series, whenever the two talk about each other to their children, they say "Uncle Mike" and "Uncle Jerry."" Of course, given the two are HeterosexualLifePartners, this makes sense.



* ''Webcomic/BobAndGeorge'': [[http://www.bobandgeorge.com/archives/040314c Mega Man wants this]]

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* ''Webcomic/BobAndGeorge'': [[http://www.bobandgeorge.com/archives/040314c Mega Man wants this]]this]].
19th May '16 11:07:55 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* ''OneTreeHill'': Jamie Scott has a small army of honorary aunts and uncles, including Karen (the mother of Jamie's (real) Uncle Lucas), Brooke (Jamie's godmother), and Skills and Mouth (both good friends of Jamie's parents and godmother).

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* ''OneTreeHill'': ''Series/OneTreeHill'': Jamie Scott has a small army of honorary aunts and uncles, including Karen (the mother of Jamie's (real) Uncle Lucas), Brooke (Jamie's godmother), and Skills and Mouth (both good friends of Jamie's parents and godmother).
18th May '16 2:03:40 PM nombretomado
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* Pops up a lot in ''{{CSI NY}}'' fics involving the Danny/Lindsay pairing and their daughter Lucy. There's a lot of Lucy and "Uncle Don" and "Uncle Mac" and "Aunt Stella" and sometimes others like Sheldon or Sid get into it as well. Prime example: CTI-Jenn's [[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/6902768/1/Wrong_Place_Wrong_Time "Wrong Place, Wrong Time"]] and "Begin Again" duo. (can be accessed through author page at the same link.)

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* Pops up a lot in ''{{CSI NY}}'' ''Series/{{CSINY}}'' fics involving the Danny/Lindsay pairing and their daughter Lucy. There's a lot of Lucy and "Uncle Don" and "Uncle Mac" and "Aunt Stella" and sometimes others like Sheldon or Sid get into it as well. Prime example: CTI-Jenn's [[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/6902768/1/Wrong_Place_Wrong_Time "Wrong Place, Wrong Time"]] and "Begin Again" duo. (can be accessed through author page at the same link.)
2nd May '16 1:53:05 PM Willbyr
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* Extremely {{Squick}}y example in ''KareKano'': Asaba becomes so much this trope from even before the kids are born that [[spoiler:Yukino teases Soichiro that]] he's almost like a second husband and father. The Squick comes in when it's revealed that [[spoiler:their daughter Sakura is his "soul mate". He tries to ]].

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* Extremely {{Squick}}y example in ''KareKano'': ''Manga/KareKano'': Asaba becomes so much this trope from even before the kids are born that [[spoiler:Yukino teases Soichiro that]] he's almost like a second husband and father. The Squick comes in when it's revealed that [[spoiler:their daughter Sakura is his "soul mate". He tries to ]].
14th Feb '16 11:38:40 PM Pichu-kun
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* In the ''HarvestMoon'' games that feature Popuri as a character, the local kids tend to call her "Auntie Popuri". Of course, Popuri insists [[ObaSan she's too young to be called anyone's "Auntie"]]. In ''More Friends of Mineral Town,'' if you marry Rick, she will even insist that your daughter--who would be her ''biological'' niece--not call her Auntie because she doesn't want to feel old.

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* In the ''HarvestMoon'' ''Franchise/HarvestMoon'' games that feature Popuri as a character, the local kids tend to call her "Auntie Popuri". Of course, Popuri insists [[ObaSan she's too young to be called anyone's "Auntie"]]. In ''More ''[[VideoGame/HarvestMoonBackToNature More Friends of Mineral Town,'' Town]],'' if you marry Rick, she will even insist that your daughter--who would be her ''biological'' niece--not call her Auntie because she doesn't want to feel old.
14th Feb '16 10:29:31 AM UmbrellasWereAwesome
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* In ''WebAnimation/RWBY'' Yang Xiao Long's maternal uncle Qrow Branwen is not related by blood to Ruby Rose because she has a different mother. Ruby is treated as his niece every bit as much as Yang is.

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* In ''WebAnimation/RWBY'' ''WebAnimation/{{RWBY}}'', Yang Xiao Long's maternal uncle Qrow Branwen is not related by blood to her sister Ruby Rose because she has a different mother. Ruby is treated as his niece every bit as much as Yang is.
10th Feb '16 8:13:58 PM BlackSunNocturne
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* In ''WebAnimation/RWBY'' Yang Xiao Long's maternal uncle Qrow Branwen is not related by blood to Ruby Rose because she has a different mother. Ruby is treated as his niece every bit as much as Yang is.
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