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25th Apr '17 2:42:35 PM eroock
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** Parodied/deconstructed in [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7hyIlrfGR5g this]] video.

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** Parodied/deconstructed in [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7hyIlrfGR5g [[http://www.cracked.com/video_18574_the-awkward-moment-when-you-notice-quirky-girl-insane.html this]] video.
25th Apr '17 2:32:59 PM eroock
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** Parodied/deconstructed in [[http://www.cracked.com/video_18574_the-awkward-moment-when-you-notice-quirky-girl-insane.html this]] video.

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** Parodied/deconstructed in [[http://www.cracked.com/video_18574_the-awkward-moment-when-you-notice-quirky-girl-insane.html [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7hyIlrfGR5g this]] video.
25th Apr '17 1:27:58 PM LongTallShorty64
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* Cluny in ''Film/ClunyBrown'' has an unusual love of plumbing, enriches the lives of others when she's around, and is rather confused about social orders, especially in the very StiffUpperLip house she goes to live in as a maid.
25th Apr '17 12:05:06 PM McRanium
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* Sarah Lewis in "Film/ForceOfNature" is an older Manic Pixie Dream Girl who helps Ben Holmes, a blurb writer for hardcover book sleeves, come out of his shell. They sit next to other on an airplane that is struck by a bird and must land. He then travels with her across the country having free-sprited adventures on their way to Savannah, where he is going to get married and she is also headed. He learns to be a better person thanks to Sarah, but ends up getting married and leaving her behind.
20th Apr '17 7:48:40 AM YasminPerry
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* Ramona Flowers from ''ComicBook/ScottPilgrim''.
17th Apr '17 8:11:02 PM Ymirsdaughter
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* The eponymous main character of ''Film/{{Amelie}}'' with har naive and [[AmbiguousDisorder borderline-autistic]] view of the world. She doesn't really have any goals beside helping others and later get her man.

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* The eponymous main character of ''Film/{{Amelie}}'' with har naive and [[AmbiguousDisorder borderline-autistic]] seemingly autistic]] view of the world. She doesn't really have any goals beside helping others and later get her man.
17th Apr '17 4:47:18 PM MercutioDreams
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* ''Anime/TheMelancholyOfHaruhiSuzumiya'': {{Zigzagged}}.

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* ''Anime/TheMelancholyOfHaruhiSuzumiya'': ''[[LightNovel/HaruhiSuzumiya The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya]]'': {{Zigzagged}}.
17th Apr '17 1:20:32 PM MetalJesus
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** Alternatively, Snarky!Hawke can demonstrate shades of this toward [[TheComicallySerious Fenris]], who is rather [[TheStoic stoic]] and [[TheEeyore dour]] in comparison.
21st Mar '17 9:35:41 PM Rowdycmoore
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* ''PearlsBeforeSwine'' pretty much owes its existence to a Real Life example of one of these. Stephan Pastis says he knew a girl in college that opened him to life experiences he'd never seen before, and when his memory of her made him feel guilty for having given up his life's dream of being a cartoonist to become a lawyer instead, it drove him to send his strip out to syndicates - and the rest is history.
19th Mar '17 9:49:13 AM ErsatzArcana
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* In Creator/PhilipKDick's short story "The World She Wanted", the protagonist is swept along in the wake of a of a young and beautiful woman who introduces herself by announcing that the two of them are getting married. Subverted in that [[spoiler:she annoys the hell out of him and he rejects her]].

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* In Creator/PhilipKDick's short story "The World She Wanted", the protagonist is swept along in the wake of a of a young and beautiful woman who introduces herself by announcing that the two of them are getting married. Subverted in that [[spoiler:she annoys the hell out of him and he rejects her]].
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