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17th Apr '18 9:47:46 PM Willbyr
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[[caption-width-right:347:Maybe it was the Deutsch Tickler?]]

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9th Apr '18 2:59:40 PM bitemytail
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** TruthInTelevision: many besotted Tory men declared Margaret Thatcher to be desirable and sexy, much to the [[{{Squick}} consternation]] of the rest of us who saw her as anything but.
28th Oct '17 11:49:15 AM Actua11y
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** It is mentioned that the king has lots of (male) lovers, although it is not entirely clear as whether that is due to this trope, or whether they're just trying to gain influence over him.

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** It is mentioned that the king has lots of (male) lovers, although it is not entirely clear as to whether that is due to this trope, or whether they're just trying to gain influence over him.
10th Oct '17 12:27:11 PM ectostar
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-->'''Mirage:''' It's a... weakness we share.

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-->'''Christine:''' Hold it buster, I wasn't finished!
-->'''Prince:''' In Kapua, no woman dares speak to a man that way.
-->'''Christine:''' Well you're not in Kapua now, Chicken Legs, you're in America. And furthermore, my sex has no bearing on the fact that I'm a highly trained attorney, so pipe down and let me do this!
-->'''Prince:''' I have never been spoken in this way by ''anyone''. ''(Beat)'' I ''like'' it.

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-->'''Christine:''' -->'''Christine''': Hold it buster, I wasn't finished!
-->'''Prince:'''
finished!\\
'''Prince''':
In Kapua, no woman dares speak to a man that way.
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way.\\
'''Christine''':
Well you're not in Kapua now, Chicken Legs, you're in America. And furthermore, my sex has no bearing on the fact that I'm a highly trained attorney, so pipe down and let me do this!
-->'''Prince:'''
this!\\
'''Prince''':
I have never been spoken in this way by ''anyone''. ''(Beat)'' I ''like'' it.



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* [[http://sinfest.net/view.php?date=2014-06-03 This strip]] of ''Webcomic/{{Sinfest}}.''

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* [[http://sinfest.net/view.php?date=2014-06-03 This strip]] of ''Webcomic/{{Sinfest}}.''
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6th Oct '17 5:52:12 AM ImperialMajestyXO
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* In ''WesternAnimation/TheIncredibles'', Bob Parr (as Mr. Incredible) meets Mirage in a volcano and asks why the operation is situated in such a place. She responds, "[My boss] is attracted to power. [[GettingCrapPastTheRadar So am I]]."
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* In ''WesternAnimation/TheIncredibles'', Bob Parr (as Mr. Incredible) meets Mirage in a volcano and asks why the operation is situated in such a place. She responds, "[My boss] is attracted to power. [[GettingCrapPastTheRadar So am I]]."
-->'''Mirage:''' It's a... weakness we share.

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* In ''WesternAnimation/TheIncredibles'', Bob Parr (as Mr. Incredible) meets Mirage in a volcano and asks why the operation is situated in such a place. She responds, "[My boss] is attracted to power. [[GettingCrapPastTheRadar So am I]]."
-->'''Mirage:''' It's a... weakness we share.
13th May '17 1:13:10 PM nombretomado
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'''Cleveland''': I would go with MargaretThatcher.\\

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7th Feb '17 11:20:28 AM WillyFourEyes
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* This is referenced in ''Anime/HighschoolDxD'' when Ddraig tells Ise that powerful dragons (like Ise) are always surrounded by women.
* The sole reason Boa Hancock is so smitten with Luffy in ''Anime/OnePiece'' (despite being likely the most gorgeous knockout in the whole series who could have any man she wants) is because he has the willpower to resist her charms. (Sadly, that also makes her a HopelessSuitor towards him, as he is ObliviousToLove.)

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* This is referenced in ''Anime/HighschoolDxD'' when Ddraig tells Ise Issei that powerful dragons (like Ise) Issei) are always surrounded by women.
* The sole reason Boa Hancock is so smitten with Luffy in ''Anime/OnePiece'' (despite being likely the most gorgeous knockout in the whole series who could have any man she wants) is because [[ILoveYouBecauseICantControlYou he has the willpower to resist her charms.charms]]. (Sadly, that also makes her a HopelessSuitor towards him, as he is ObliviousToLove.)



* Parodied in ''Film/{{Spaceballs}}'', as [[NerdInEvilsHelmet Dark Helmet]] play this very straight in his pathetic and very private ShowWithinTheShow: He's playing with dolls, and the doll representing the princess fall for the doll representing himself on the basis of him being so powerful.

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* Parodied in ''Film/{{Spaceballs}}'', as [[NerdInEvilsHelmet Dark Helmet]] play this very straight in his pathetic and very private ShowWithinTheShow: He's playing with dolls, and the doll representing the princess fall falls for the doll representing himself on the basis of him being so powerful.
10th Dec '16 4:26:49 AM LadyJaneGrey
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* The sole reason Boa Hancock is so smitten with Luffy in ''Anime/OnePiece'' (despite being likely the most gorgeous knockout in the whole series who could have any man she wants) is because he has the willpower to resist her charms. (Sadly, that also makes her a HopelessSuitor towards him, as he is ObliviousToLove.)
4th Dec '16 11:37:31 AM Discar
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* Parodied in ''Film/{{Spaceballs}}'', as [[NerdInEvilsHelmet Dark Helmet]] play this very straight in his pathetic and very private ShowWithinTheShow: He's playing with dolls, and the doll representing the princess fall for the doll representing himself on the basis of him being so powerful.

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* Parodied in ''Film/{{Spaceballs}}'', as [[NerdInEvilsHelmet Dark Helmet]] play this very straight in his pathetic and very private ShowWithinTheShow: He's playing with dolls, and the doll representing the princess fall for the doll representing himself on the basis of him being so powerful.



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16th Nov '16 5:42:45 PM KillerClowns
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Naturally, the SuperTrope of many dominant/subordinate relationship based tropes. Also related is EvilIsSexy, seeing as how evil is often simply a means of attaining power. This trope is often used to explain the KavorkaMan.

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Naturally, the SuperTrope of many dominant/subordinate relationship based tropes. Also related is EvilIsSexy, seeing as how evil is often simply a means of attaining power. This trope is often used to explain the KavorkaMan.
KavorkaMan. Compare and contrast InLoveWithYourCarnage.
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