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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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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.
2nd Nov '16 2:54:15 PM LadyJaneGrey
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* In the ''Series/NightCourt'' episode "The Price of a Guy", Kate's reaction to a Polynesian RoyalBrat interrupting her leads to this:
-->'''Katherine:''' Hold it buster, I wasn't finished!

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* In the ''Series/NightCourt'' episode "The Price of a Guy", Kate's Christine's reaction to a Polynesian RoyalBrat interrupting her leads to this:
-->'''Katherine:''' -->'''Christine:''' Hold it buster, I wasn't finished!



-->'''Katherine:''' 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!

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-->'''Katherine:''' -->'''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!
16th Oct '16 11:20:22 AM LadyJaneGrey
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* In the ''Series/NightCourt'' episode "The Price of a Guy", Kate's reaction to a Polynesian RoyalBrat interrupting her leads to this:
-->'''Katherine:''' Hold it buster, I wasn't finished!
-->'''Prince:''' In Kapua, no woman dares speak to a man that way.
-->'''Katherine:''' 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.
:: And his attitude towards her for the rest of the episode is gushing and fawning, eventually trying to bribe her into being his wife. (She declines.)
6th Jun '16 5:04:04 PM WillKeaton
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* Discussed in this [[http://www.cracked.com/article_18866_5-reasons-women-are-as-shallow-as-men-according-to-science.html Cracked article]]. (Like we said, this trope is TruthInTelevision.)

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* Discussed in this [[http://www.cracked.com/article_18866_5-reasons-women-are-as-shallow-as-men-according-to-science.html Cracked article]]. article.]] (Like we said, this trope is TruthInTelevision.)
8th Mar '16 9:04:11 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''ComicBook/NemesisTheWarlock'': Torquemada's wife Candida admits that she's primarily attracted to him because of his power when pressed why she's staying with a psycho fanatic.
24th Feb '16 9:51:22 AM nombretomado
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* ''WebVideo/TheNostalgiaCritic'' names this trope as one of the reasons why the fangirls go for Loki in "Film/TheAvengers".

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* ''WebVideo/TheNostalgiaCritic'' names this trope as one of the reasons why the fangirls go for Loki in "Film/TheAvengers".
''Film/{{The Avengers|2012}}''.
13th Jan '16 10:21:31 AM RavenWilder
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* On ''Series/{{The 100}}'', Bellamy establishes himself as the leader of the 100's camp early in Season 1, and he's quickly shown to have a borderline harem situation going on.
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