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28th Aug '16 1:13:40 AM Adept
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* In ''Webcomic/PhD'', Cecilia recalls how, back in her high school days, she used to harbour a crush on Scott, one of the most popular guy in her class. However, being the shy and nerdy bookworm, she never had the courage to even speak to him. In their high school reunion, Scott reveals that he actually likes Cecilia for being the hardworking overachiever, and the two hook-up shortly afterwards.
27th Jul '16 6:02:11 PM nombretomado
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* CyranoDeBergerac: Deconstructed (and [[GenderFlip gender-flipped]]) : Cyrano is a self-loathing JerkassWoobie who fails to notice any of his own redeeming qualities. He cannot believe smart and beautiful Roxane will ever love him, [[CannotSpitItOut so he distrust her and never speaks clear to her, he only implies his feeling to Roxane…]] [[LikeBrotherAndSister who only sees Cyrano as a brother]]. At Act II Scene VI, Cyrano says this StockPhrase and is clear it’s implication… to everyone except [[MasterOfDelusion Roxane]], who only wants to thank [[SpannerInTheWorks Cyrano for defeating De Valvert]] and ask a favor from him [[SelectiveObliviousness to really put any attention Cyrano says]].

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* CyranoDeBergerac: ''Theatre/CyranoDeBergerac'': Deconstructed (and [[GenderFlip gender-flipped]]) : Cyrano is a self-loathing JerkassWoobie who fails to notice any of his own redeeming qualities. He cannot believe smart and beautiful Roxane will ever love him, [[CannotSpitItOut so he distrust her and never speaks clear to her, he only implies his feeling to Roxane…]] [[LikeBrotherAndSister who only sees Cyrano as a brother]]. At Act II Scene VI, Cyrano says this StockPhrase and is clear it’s implication… to everyone except [[MasterOfDelusion Roxane]], who only wants to thank [[SpannerInTheWorks Cyrano for defeating De Valvert]] and ask a favor from him [[SelectiveObliviousness to really put any attention Cyrano says]].
10th Jun '16 4:59:07 AM Jeduthun
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Compare and contrast TheSchlubPubSeductionDeduction, when an unattractive guy reasons that the beautiful woman who's coming on to him must be interested in him for ulterior motives rather than for his sex appeal-- and he's [[HoneyTrap quite correct]].

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Compare and contrast TheSchlubPubSeductionDeduction, when an a guy is so unattractive guy reasons that the beautiful woman who's coming on to him must be interested in him for [[HoneyTrap ulterior motives motives]] rather than for his sex appeal-- and he's [[HoneyTrap quite correct]].
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9th Jun '16 5:38:08 PM Jeduthun
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Compare and contrast TheSchlubPubSeductionDeduction, when an unattractive guy reasons that the beautiful woman who's coming on to him must be interested in him for ulterior motives rather than for his sex appeal-- and he's [[HoneyTrap quite correct]].
30th Mar '16 12:50:36 PM cfalcon
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* [[VideoGame/FireEmblemFates]] allows the player to customize the main character (or Avatar) and marry another character. One such option, for a male avatar, is Felicia, a klutzy and accident-prone maid. In the S-Rank Support conversation with her, Felicia will admit that she loves the Avatar, but would never expect him to feel the same way because he grew up as a Nohrian Prince and royalty just wouldn't feel that way about one of their own maids. She's very surprised and very happy when the Avatar says he loves her, too.

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* [[VideoGame/FireEmblemFates]] VideoGame/FireEmblemFates allows the player to customize the main character (or Avatar) and marry another character. One such option, for a male avatar, is Felicia, a klutzy and accident-prone maid. In the S-Rank Support conversation with her, Felicia will admit that she loves the Avatar, but would never expect him to feel the same way because he grew up as a Nohrian Prince and royalty just wouldn't feel that way about one of their own maids. She's very surprised and very happy when the Avatar says he loves her, too.
30th Mar '16 12:50:03 PM cfalcon
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* [[VideoGame/FireEmblemFates]] allows the player to customize the main character (or Avatar) and marry another character. One such option, for a male avatar, is Felicia, a klutzy and accident-prone maid. In the S-Rank Support conversation with her, Felicia will admit that she loves the Avatar, but would never expect him to feel the same way because he grew up as a Nohrian Prince and royalty just wouldn't feel that way about one of their own maids. She's very surprised and very happy when the Avatar says he loves her, too.
24th Mar '16 12:35:20 PM howdotheyriseup
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* ''Webcomic/GirlGenius'': Said by a male character [[http://www.girlgeniusonline.com/comic.php?date=20061215 here]] (spoilery).

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* ''Webcomic/GirlGenius'': Said by a male character Inverted in ''Webcomic/GirlGenius'' when it's said [[http://www.girlgeniusonline.com/comic.php?date=20061215 here]] (spoilery).php?date=20061215 by a male character to a female one]].
** Extremely justified in that he's just a common cheesemaker's-apprentice-turned-actor, and she turns out to be a noble who's also the daughter of one of the most famous heroes on the entire continent.
4th Mar '16 2:43:04 PM sgamer82
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* In ''Manga/KannazukiNoMiko'', Himeko is positively puzzled about what Chikane sees in an "[[OrdinaryHighSchoolStudent ordinary girl]]" like her. The answer Chikane eventually gives (which is probably the most romantic declaration of love in anime) is "If I am the moon, then you are my sun: I may be beautiful and mysterious but I can only shine with your reflected light." Bonus points for this explanation being entirely consistent with the metaphysical laws of their universe.
** The reader can also see that Himeko is far less...obsessive than most of Chikane's admirers, and her presence helps Chikane not to brood so much.

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* In ''Manga/KannazukiNoMiko'', Himeko is positively puzzled about what Chikane sees in an "[[OrdinaryHighSchoolStudent ordinary girl]]" like her. The answer Chikane eventually gives (which is probably the most romantic declaration of love in anime) is "If I am the moon, then you are my sun: I may be beautiful and mysterious but I can only shine with your reflected light." Bonus points for this explanation being entirely consistent with the metaphysical laws of their universe.
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universe. The reader can also see that Himeko is far less...obsessive than most of Chikane's admirers, and her presence helps Chikane not to brood so much.



* Shuya from ''Manga/BattleRoyale'' had this kind of reaction when he found that Noriko had always harbored a crush on him, and had always been watching him. He acts completely shocked, despite how it's later revealed that [[ChickMagnet pretty much half the girls in class harbored crushes on him]].

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* ''Manga/BattleRoyale''
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Shuya from ''Manga/BattleRoyale'' had this kind of reaction when he found that Noriko had always harbored a crush on him, and had always been watching him. He acts completely shocked, despite how it's later revealed that [[ChickMagnet pretty much half the girls in class harbored crushes on him]].



** Heresy ! It's from Keith Giffen's Mackere. The dialogue seems even stupider when flash-backs show that Noriko used to hang out with Shuya and his friends. It doesn't happen in the original manga. Shuya still has this kind of attitude towards every girl that loves him, however, but that's rather because he's an IdiotHero.
*** Yuuchiro's crush on Mitsuko Soma may count as well, seeing how he admits "having been admiring her from afar for quite some time..."
* This is pretty much how Sawako from ''KimiNiTodoke'' acts all the time.

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** Heresy ! It's from Keith Giffen's Mackere. The dialogue seems even stupider when flash-backs show that Noriko used to hang out with Shuya and his friends. It doesn't happen in the original manga. Shuya still has this kind of attitude towards every girl that loves him, however, but that's rather because he's an IdiotHero.
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Yuuchiro's crush on Mitsuko Soma may count as well, seeing how he admits "having been admiring her from afar for quite some time..."
* This is pretty much how Sawako from ''KimiNiTodoke'' ''Manga/KimiNiTodoke'' acts all the time.
29th Jan '16 11:37:53 PM NutellaBird
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** In ''VideoGame/MassEffect3'', Kaiden has this attitude towards [[GayOption male Shepard]], neatly explaining why he wasn't a romance option in the first game; it didn't even occur to him to think of the possibility until Shepard [[spoiler:let Ashley die to save Kaidan's life]], but circumstances kept them from addressing the subject.

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** In ''VideoGame/MassEffect3'', Kaiden Kaidan has this attitude towards [[GayOption male Shepard]], neatly explaining why he wasn't a romance option in the first game; it didn't even occur to him to think of the possibility until Shepard [[spoiler:let Ashley die to save Kaidan's life]], but circumstances kept them from addressing the subject.
3rd Jan '16 5:52:49 PM KnightLight321
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* ''Webcomic/{{Megatokyo}}'': A major stumbling block in [[Adorkable Piro]] and [[WideEyedIdealist Kimiko's]] relationship, for both of them. Piro can't believe that a pretty girl like Kimiko would ever notice him, while Kimiko is bewildered that Piro isn't turned off by her quirks and hectic work life. To top it off, both of them are ''majorly'' ObliviousToLove. It takes the combined force of nearly the entire cast to get them together.

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* ''Webcomic/{{Megatokyo}}'': A major stumbling block in [[Adorkable [[{{Adorkable}} Piro]] and [[WideEyedIdealist Kimiko's]] relationship, for both of them. Piro can't believe that a pretty girl like Kimiko would ever notice him, while Kimiko is bewildered that Piro isn't turned off by her quirks and hectic work life. To top it off, both of them are ''majorly'' ObliviousToLove. It takes the combined force of nearly the entire cast to get them together.
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