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28th Sep '17 7:46:19 PM PaulA
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* Creator/ChristopherMoore's ''Fool'': A woman supposedly so dedicated to asceticism she is locked up in solitary in a convent turns out to have an extremely inventive mind when it comes to sex with one of the altar boys, despite the fact that her only access to the outside world is a small cross-shaped window...
** Theconvent appears to be having sex, at least with each other, and has a definite interest in male anatomy. But they still have something to lose and so care about maintaining appearances.

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* Creator/ChristopherMoore's ''Fool'': ''Literature/{{Fool}}'':
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A woman supposedly so dedicated to asceticism she is locked up in solitary in a convent turns out to have an extremely inventive mind when it comes to sex with one of the altar boys, despite the fact that her only access to the outside world is a small cross-shaped window...
** Theconvent The convent appears to be having sex, at least with each other, and has a definite interest in male anatomy. But they still have something to lose and so care about maintaining appearances.
23rd Sep '17 10:28:49 AM nombretomado
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* ''Series/MontyPythonsFlyingCircus'' had "[[AttilaTheHun Attila the Nun]]", who took a vow of eternal brutality.

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* ''Series/MontyPythonsFlyingCircus'' had "[[AttilaTheHun "[[UsefulNotes/AttilaTheHun Attila the Nun]]", who took a vow of eternal brutality.
9th Sep '17 2:41:03 AM RatherRandomRachel
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%* The bulk troops of the Oracle Think Tank company in Anime/CardfightVanguard are all nuns with theme names related to chocolate called "battle sisters". They all carry excessive amounts of weaponry, be it knives, miniguns or otherwise. This is somewhat able to get a pass because they do not serve a church but instead serve a BigGood corporation run by a Japanese goddess.

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%* %% The bulk troops of the Oracle Think Tank company in Anime/CardfightVanguard are all nuns with theme names related to chocolate called "battle sisters". They all carry excessive amounts of weaponry, be it knives, miniguns or otherwise. This is somewhat able to get a pass because they do not serve a church but instead serve a BigGood corporation run by a Japanese goddess.
9th Sep '17 2:40:32 AM RatherRandomRachel
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* The whole point of a short lived reality show about priests in training... and their girlfriends.



* The bulk troops of the Oracle Think Tank company in Anime/CardfightVanguard are all nuns with theme names related to chocolate called "battle sisters". They all carry excessive amounts of weaponry, be it knives, miniguns or otherwise. This is somewhat able to get a pass because they do not serve a church but instead serve a BigGood corporation run by a Japanese goddess.

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* %* The bulk troops of the Oracle Think Tank company in Anime/CardfightVanguard are all nuns with theme names related to chocolate called "battle sisters". They all carry excessive amounts of weaponry, be it knives, miniguns or otherwise. This is somewhat able to get a pass because they do not serve a church but instead serve a BigGood corporation run by a Japanese goddess.
7th Sep '17 3:34:47 PM bjex
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* An Irish man is walking towards his favorite pub when he spots a nun known for her chastising of sinners, near the door collecting for the poor. The man tries to sneak by, but the sister calls him out for being on his way to "drink his disgusting whiskey." The man stops short, defensive. "Aye, and how do ye know it's so disgusting? Have you ever tried some?" The nun confesses that no, she has not, and in the interest of knowing good from evil, she's willing to try a wee dram of it. "However, I can't have word of me drinking any of that stuff getting back to the parishioners, so I'll let you bring some out to me, but bring it in a teacup." The man agrees, and walks into the pub, approaching the barman and asking for a pint of lager, and a dram of whiskey in a teacup. The barman promptly turns a shade of red and asks, "Is that bloody nun out there again?!?"
28th Aug '17 6:25:20 PM DustSnitch
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* Sister Maria from ''Film/TheSoundOfMusic'': 'She's always late for everything except for every meal'. Another mild example, she has strong moral character, is hard working, compassionate, and a talented music teacher, but it's obvious to the other nuns that becoming a nun was a poor career choice for Maria.
** Maria herself becomes frightened of becoming this trope when she discovers she has feelings for Captain Von Trapp, and runs back to the Abbey in a panic. The Reverend Mother reassures her that there is nothing immoral about loving a person ("The love between a man and a woman is holy too"), especially since Maria hadn't yet taken her vows and therefore wasn't officially a nun. She instead encourages Maria to follow her own path in life, which does not necessarily lead to being a nun.

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* ''Film/TheSoundOfMusic''
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Sister Maria from ''Film/TheSoundOfMusic'': 'She's always late for everything except for every meal'. Another mild example, she has strong moral character, is hard working, compassionate, and a talented music teacher, but it's obvious to the other nuns that becoming a nun was a poor career choice for Maria.
** Maria herself
becomes frightened of becoming this trope when she discovers she has feelings for Captain Von Trapp, and runs back to the Abbey in a panic. The Reverend Mother reassures her that there is nothing immoral about loving a person ("The love between a man and a woman is holy too"), especially since Maria hadn't yet taken her vows and therefore wasn't officially a nun. She instead encourages Maria to follow her own path in life, which does not necessarily lead to being a nun.\\\
The real Maria averted this as she was the classic stereotype of the stern, sour-faced, ruler wielding nun. It was the father, Georg von Trapp, who was carefree, letting his children get away with murder, until Maria disciplined them. Though she also said that the part about her being ill-suited for the Abbey was accurate. When asked if she was that troublesome in real life, she replied, "I was ''worse!''"



** The real Maria averted this as she was the classic stereotype of the stern, sour-faced, ruler wielding nun. It was the father, Georg von Trapp, who was carefree, letting his children get away with murder, until Maria disciplined them. Though she also said that the part about her being ill-suited for the Abbey was accurate. When asked if she was that troublesome in real life, she replied, "I was ''worse!''"
28th Aug '17 6:21:44 PM DustSnitch
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This trope can apply to any member of a religious order- any character whose nominal role is that of a holy person, moral leader, etc. can be NunTooHoly, though as the name suggests, this is most commonly used to describe a female character. For specifically male characters of this sort, see DirtyOldMonk.

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This trope can apply to any member of a religious order- any character whose nominal role is that of a holy person, moral leader, etc. can be NunTooHoly, Nun Too Holy, though as the name suggests, this is most commonly used to describe a female character. For specifically male characters of this sort, see DirtyOldMonk.



Take into consideration the actual setting when adding examples -- if everyone is dressed like NaughtyNuns in the Church, then simply wearing a sexy nun outfit isn't enough to be NunTooHoly, nor is innocent mock-flirtation with no intent to act upon the attraction. This trope is about a character that flagrantly and unapologetically violates doctrine, appropriate behavior for their position, common courtesy, or all of the above, on a regular basis.

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Take into consideration the actual setting when adding examples -- if everyone is dressed like NaughtyNuns in the Church, then simply wearing a sexy nun outfit isn't enough to be NunTooHoly, Nun Too Holy, nor is innocent mock-flirtation with no intent to act upon the attraction. This trope is about a character that flagrantly and unapologetically violates doctrine, appropriate behavior for their position, common courtesy, or all of the above, on a regular basis.
28th Aug '17 6:16:15 PM DustSnitch
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** And of course, Pope Alexander VI (again, see Real Life) shows up in the game - [[spoiler:as BigBad Rodrigo Borgia]].



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** On the other hand, it was also a convenient way to lead a more or less comfy life and avoid being sent to fight and die in the military.
* [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pope_Alexander_VI Pope Alexander VI]]. Among his more notable accomplishments, preventing a major war and fathering [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lucrezia_Borgia Lucrezia Borgia]].
** It wasn't terribly unheard-of for Renaissance Popes to lavish attention on "nieces" and "nephews" whose mothers didn't appear to have a close blood tie to the Pope and whose fathers were nowhere to be found, and this is actually the origin of the term {{Nepotism}}. Alexander VI was just the first to openly acknowledge his daughter and three sons.
16th Aug '17 9:37:19 AM SeptimusHeap
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** Also with Mutsuki Asahina, a Shinto {{Miko}} who is rather... ''interested'' [[{{Shotacon}} in younger boys.]]

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** Also with Mutsuki Asahina, a Shinto {{Miko}} who is rather... ''interested'' [[{{Shotacon}} [[NoYay in younger boys.]]
23rd Jul '17 6:53:39 AM gemmabeta2
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* A staple of the candid-camera prank show ''Just for Laughs Gags'' involves nuns, usually doing something naughty or sexual. The joke is helped along by the fact that the show is shot in Quebec, which has a large number of actual nuns.
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