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1st Jul '16 12:20:05 PM Nazetrime
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* In ''Franchise/{{Noob}}'', the webseries and comic make Golootha more of a TomboyWithAGirlyStreak. [[EffeminateMisogynisticGuy Omega]] [[PoliticallyIncorrectHero Zell]] seems to categorise people as "male" (to whom he talks normally as long as he doesn't consider them of lower intelligence), "female" (that he quite vocally considers to be systematically inferior to him) and "Golgotha" (treated almost as well as male despite technically being female). Best cases are shown in the comic:

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* In ''Franchise/{{Noob}}'', the webseries and comic make Golootha Golgotha more of a TomboyWithAGirlyStreak. [[EffeminateMisogynisticGuy Omega]] [[PoliticallyIncorrectHero Zell]] seems to categorise people as "male" (to whom he talks normally as long as he doesn't consider them of lower intelligence), "female" (that he quite vocally considers to be systematically inferior to him) and "Golgotha" (treated almost as well as male despite technically being female). Best cases are shown in the comic:



** When he arrives at the fluxball training, he remarks that none of his female guilmates have arrived yet, only to have Arthéon point out that Golgotha (who's the guild's HonoraryTrueCompanion) is actually present.

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** When he arrives at the fluxball training, he remarks that none of his female guilmates guildmates have arrived yet, only to have Arthéon point out that Golgotha (who's the guild's HonoraryTrueCompanion) is actually present.
12th Jun '16 5:39:12 PM nombretomado
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** Season 2 brought Carol "MsMarvel" Danvers onto the team who, as an accomplished military woman, fighter pilot, and a new [[TheBigGuy big gun on the team]] to use while they dealt with the missing Thor and Hulk during the first half of the season, more than played this role straight.

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** Season 2 brought Carol "MsMarvel" "ComicBook/MsMarvel" Danvers onto the team who, as an accomplished military woman, fighter pilot, and a new [[TheBigGuy big gun on the team]] to use while they dealt with the missing Thor and Hulk during the first half of the season, more than played this role straight.
1st Jun '16 3:53:56 AM MCanter89
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-->--- '''''Series/{{Seinfeld}}''''', "The Pool Guy"

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-->--- -->-- '''''Series/{{Seinfeld}}''''', "The Pool Guy"



They may be introduced in a way that shows she's [[TrueCompanions "in"]] [[EstablishingCharacterMoment with the guys.]] This can entail anything from simply hanging out with them, to engaging in some sort of contest (i.e. [[GamerChick gaming]], [[HardDrinkingPartyGirl drinking]], etc.), or she might be [[WrenchWench their mechanic.]] The point being, she doesn't need or expect any special treatment.

That said, chances are good that they'll be subjected to a SheCleansUpNicely plot, at some point, to bring forth their [[BeautifulAllAlong "true beauty".]] But unlike other girls, they'll consider themselves a victim, as being forced to [[RealWomenNeverWearDresses get "dolled up" is humiliating.]] And in some cases, it [[UnkemptBeauty isn't even necessary]]. Not only does it run the risk of changing the group dynamic, [[IDidntMeanToTurnYouOn it may cause one of the guys to develop a romantic interest in her]] -- which can make things... ''[[IDontWantToRuinOurFriendship awkward]]'', for her.

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They may be introduced in a way that shows she's [[TrueCompanions "in"]] [[EstablishingCharacterMoment with the guys.]] This can entail anything from simply hanging out with them, to engaging in some sort of contest (i.e. [[GamerChick gaming]], [[HardDrinkingPartyGirl drinking]], etc.), or she might be [[WrenchWench their mechanic.]] mechanic]]. The point being, she doesn't need or expect any special treatment.

That said, chances are good that they'll be subjected to a SheCleansUpNicely plot, at some point, to bring forth their [[BeautifulAllAlong "true beauty".]] beauty"]]. But unlike other girls, they'll consider themselves a victim, as being forced to [[RealWomenNeverWearDresses get "dolled up" is humiliating.]] And in some cases, it [[UnkemptBeauty isn't even necessary]]. Not only does it run the risk of changing the group dynamic, [[IDidntMeanToTurnYouOn it may cause one of the guys to develop a romantic interest in her]] -- which can make things... things… ''[[IDontWantToRuinOurFriendship awkward]]'', for her.
31st May '16 4:33:31 AM Doug86
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* Discussed and invoked in ''[[{{Plato}} Plato's Republic]]'', where this is [[GenderIsNoObject pretty much the role of female guardians and auxiliaries.]]

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* Discussed and invoked in ''[[{{Plato}} ''[[Creator/{{Plato}} Plato's Republic]]'', where this is [[GenderIsNoObject pretty much the role of female guardians and auxiliaries.]]
24th May '16 7:44:48 AM Willbyr
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%%In what way? * Tio of ''GashBell'' exudes this aura, especially in flashbacks, but she's always seen wearing a dress.

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%%In what way? * Tio of ''GashBell'' ''Manga/ZatchBell'' exudes this aura, especially in flashbacks, but she's always seen wearing a dress.



* ''[[Anime/TheIdolmaster THE iDOLM@STER]]'': Makoto is generally perceived that way, so she became an Idol in hopes of [[GirlinessUpgrade shedding that image.]]

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* ''[[Anime/TheIdolmaster THE iDOLM@STER]]'': ''Anime/TheIdolmaster'': Makoto is generally perceived that way, so she became an Idol in hopes of [[GirlinessUpgrade shedding that image.]]
14th May '16 10:32:25 PM Adept
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* Bulma from ''DragonBall'' is this. Aside from being TheChick, she has tomboyish traits and often shares common interests with her friends in the Dragon Ball Gang (and later, the Z Fighters). Her love for mechanics and gadgetry is a plus factor.

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* Bulma from ''DragonBall'' ''Franchise/DragonBall'' is this. Aside from being TheChick, she has tomboyish traits and often shares common interests with her friends in the Dragon Ball Gang (and later, the Z Fighters). Her love for mechanics and gadgetry is a plus factor.


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* Natsuru, the eldest daughter in ''Manga/FamilyComplex'' is always playing soccer together with the boys, and her friends often forget that she's a girl. The fact that she's a {{Bifauxnen}} doesn't help.
5th May '16 4:55:07 PM nombretomado
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* Creator/DavidBowie plays with this trope in his song "Rebel Rebel", which is about an extravagant drag queen who the narrator sees as OneOfTheBoys.
* KatyPerry's "One of the Boys", played straight with {{Chickification}} being a good thing. Balanced out when she snubs the guy she originally chickified for - who is totally oblivious to her crush since he thought of their relationship as LikeBrotherAndSister.

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* Creator/DavidBowie Music/DavidBowie plays with this trope in his song "Rebel Rebel", which is about an extravagant drag queen who the narrator sees as OneOfTheBoys.
* KatyPerry's Music/KatyPerry's "One of the Boys", played straight with {{Chickification}} being a good thing. Balanced out when she snubs the guy she originally chickified for - who is totally oblivious to her crush since he thought of their relationship as LikeBrotherAndSister.
5th May '16 10:19:49 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* DavidBowie plays with this trope in his song "Rebel Rebel", which is about an extravagant drag queen who the narrator sees as OneOfTheBoys.

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* DavidBowie Creator/DavidBowie plays with this trope in his song "Rebel Rebel", which is about an extravagant drag queen who the narrator sees as OneOfTheBoys.
10th Apr '16 3:28:25 PM RustyBill
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* Beka Valentine, Captain and owner of the salvage ship ''Eureka Maru'' from GeneRoddenberry's ''{{Series/Andromeda}}''. The first time we see her in a dress, she's complaining about how she can't run and fight in all that cloth... and she's still wearing her combat boots.
10th Apr '16 3:14:30 PM SilentStranger
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* Robin on ''HowIMetYourMother''. She isnt completely unfeminine, but shares a lot of interests with the male cast, not to mention she also msokes and likes guns and sports. This is due to her father raising her like a boy because he wanted a son.


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* Not a specific character, but the concept is used for jokes occasionally on ''FamilyGuy'', such as Peter mentioning a "woman trying way too hard to be one of the guys" in a strip club. There was also a cutaway about JoanOfArc being burned at the stake due to her fellow soldiers getting tired of her constantly bringing this trope up.
** Lois, while normally being a regular housewife, became One of The Guys in an episode where she had to stand in for Peter on bowling night due to him being sick, and ended up befriending Joe and Quagmire and joining them on guy escapades.
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