History Main / MyBiologicalClockIsTicking

20th Mar '16 4:09:36 PM ben9192
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* This is so widely-recognized that some languages have a word for it. For instance, in [[GermanLanguage German]], the word is ''Torschlusspanik''--literally "panic at the closing of the gate". It can be used in other situations where an opportunity is coming close to an end, but it's most commonly used for women's ticking biological clocks.

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* This is so widely-recognized that some languages have a word for it. For instance, in [[GermanLanguage German]], the word is ''Torschlusspanik''--literally "panic at the closing of the gate". It can be used in other situations where an opportunity is coming close to an end, but it's most commonly used for women's the angst of nulligravida women about their ticking biological clocks.
13th Feb '16 7:00:22 AM DesertDragon
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* This trope is normally brought up in relation to women (because, stereotypically, NotWantingKidsIsWeird ''for women''), but arguably it shouldn't be: male ability to produce offspring also declines with age, so technically men have a biological clock ticking, too.

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* This trope is normally brought up in relation to women (because, stereotypically, NotWantingKidsIsWeird ''for women''), but arguably it shouldn't be: male be. While men never entirely lose the ability to produce offspring also declines offspring, sperm production and viability does decline with age, so technically men have a biological clock ticking, too.
17th Jan '16 11:30:45 AM nombretomado
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* In an episode of ''LawAndOrderSVU'' involving a stolen cryotank of embryos Olivia comes face to face with her own anxiety about having children and reveals that she had been turned down by adoption agencies for not having an extended family network. Her partner Elliot offered to help her in whatever way he could... [[ShipTease whatever that means.]]

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* In an episode of ''LawAndOrderSVU'' ''Series/LawAndOrderSpecialVictimsUnit'' involving a stolen cryotank of embryos Olivia comes face to face with her own anxiety about having children and reveals that she had been turned down by adoption agencies for not having an extended family network. Her partner Elliot offered to help her in whatever way he could... [[ShipTease whatever that means.]]
8th Dec '15 12:56:28 PM johnsmithxxi
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Common plots involve a woman looking into sperm donation or adoption, or if she is approaching ChristmasCake status, attempting to get married before her 'expiration date.' As in RealLife, the latter is not a good idea and almost always ends disastrously.

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Common plots involve a woman looking into sperm donation or adoption, or if she is approaching ChristmasCake status, attempting to get married before her 'expiration date.' As in RealLife, the latter is not a good idea and almost always sometimes ends disastrously.
2nd Dec '15 11:44:27 AM dreamofwritting
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--> '''Tony Wilson:''' [[TwoWordsObviousTrope Two words]]: Body Clock.

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--> '''Tony Wilson:''' [[TwoWordsObviousTrope [[TwoWordsAddedEmphasis Two words]]: Body Clock.
10th Nov '15 3:11:29 PM Pamina
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* ''WesternAnimation/{{Animaniacs}}: In the song "I'm Nobody's Mama" from the Rita & Runt cartoon "Smitten with Kittens," Rita cites this trope to explain away her reluctant motherly instincts toward the stray kittens who have imprinted on her. A prime example both of GettingCrapPastTheRadar and of ArtisticLicenseBiology, since cats don't go through menopause.

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* ''WesternAnimation/{{Animaniacs}}: ''WesternAnimation/{{Animaniacs}}'': In the song "I'm Nobody's Mama" from the Rita & Runt cartoon "Smitten with Kittens," Rita cites this trope to explain away her reluctant motherly instincts toward the stray kittens who have imprinted on her. A prime example both of GettingCrapPastTheRadar and of ArtisticLicenseBiology, since cats don't go through menopause.
10th Nov '15 3:10:39 PM Pamina
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* ''WesternAnimation/{{Animaniacs}}: In the song "I'm Nobody's Mama" from the Rita & Runt cartoon "Smitten with Kittens," Rita cites this trope to explain away her reluctant motherly instincts toward the stray kittens who have imprinted on her. A prime example both of GettingCrapPastTheRadar and of ArtisticLicense–Biology, since cats don't go through menopause.

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* ''WesternAnimation/{{Animaniacs}}: In the song "I'm Nobody's Mama" from the Rita & Runt cartoon "Smitten with Kittens," Rita cites this trope to explain away her reluctant motherly instincts toward the stray kittens who have imprinted on her. A prime example both of GettingCrapPastTheRadar and of ArtisticLicense–Biology, ArtisticLicenseBiology, since cats don't go through menopause.
10th Nov '15 3:10:04 PM Pamina
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* ''WesternAnimation/{{Animaniacs}}: In the song "I'm Nobody's Mama" from the Rita & Runt cartoon "Smitten with Kittens," Rita cites this trope to explain away her reluctant motherly instincts toward the stray kittens who have [[Imprinting imprinted]] on her. A prime example both of GettingCrapPastTheRadar and of Artistic License–Biology, since cats don't go through menopause.

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* ''WesternAnimation/{{Animaniacs}}: In the song "I'm Nobody's Mama" from the Rita & Runt cartoon "Smitten with Kittens," Rita cites this trope to explain away her reluctant motherly instincts toward the stray kittens who have [[Imprinting imprinted]] imprinted on her. A prime example both of GettingCrapPastTheRadar and of Artistic License–Biology, ArtisticLicense–Biology, since cats don't go through menopause.
10th Nov '15 3:09:15 PM Pamina
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* ''WesternAnimation/{{Animaniacs}}: In the song "I'm Nobody's Mama" from the Rita & Runt cartoon "Smitten with Kittens," Rita cites this trope to explain away her reluctant motherly instincts toward the stray kittens who have [[Imprinting imprinted]] on her. A prime example both of [[Getting Crap Past the Radar]] and of [[Artistic License – Biology]], since cats don't go through menopause.

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* ''WesternAnimation/{{Animaniacs}}: In the song "I'm Nobody's Mama" from the Rita & Runt cartoon "Smitten with Kittens," Rita cites this trope to explain away her reluctant motherly instincts toward the stray kittens who have [[Imprinting imprinted]] on her. A prime example both of [[Getting Crap Past the Radar]] GettingCrapPastTheRadar and of [[Artistic License – Biology]], Artistic License–Biology, since cats don't go through menopause.
10th Nov '15 3:08:04 PM Pamina
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* ''WesternAnimation/{{Animaniacs}}: In the song "I'm Nobody's Mama" from the Rita & Runt cartoon "Smitten with Kittens," Rita cites this trope to explain away her reluctant motherly instincts toward the stray kittens who have [[Imprinting imprinted]] on her. A prime example both of [[Getting Crap Past the Radar]] and of [[Artistic License – Biology]], since cats don't go through menopause.
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