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7th Feb '17 6:33:26 PM ExSlacker
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* In his last voiced appearance in the ''Anime/{{Pokemon}} XY'' series, Tierno tries flirting with Serena one more time, but Shauna, herself a ShipperOnDeck for Ash and Serena, finally puts her foot down and nixes Tierno's attempts.
29th Jan '17 11:54:49 AM PrincessGwen
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* In the ''Anime/SailorMoon'' first anime, Usagi was rather crossed when her MuggleBestFriend Naru developed a huge crush on a PrincelyYoungMan named Masato Sanjouin... but [[DumbassHasApoint she had pretty good reasons]], as Sanjoin was actually Nephrite from the Dark Kingdom ''and'' put Naru's life at risk more than once. She even told Naru to her face that Sanjoin/Nephrite was a bad guy, and Naru said that she's right but that even then she can't fall out of love. [[spoiler: She still was moved to tears when Nephrite, via LoveRedeems, died in an HeroicSacrifice for Naru.]]

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* In the ''Anime/SailorMoon'' first anime, Usagi was rather crossed when her MuggleBestFriend Naru developed a huge crush on a PrincelyYoungMan named Masato Sanjouin... but [[DumbassHasApoint she had pretty good reasons]], as Sanjoin was actually Nephrite from the Dark Kingdom ''and'' put Naru's life at risk more than once. She even told Naru to her face that Sanjoin/Nephrite was a bad guy, and Naru said that she's right but that even then she can't fall out of love. [[spoiler: She still was moved to tears when Nephrite, via LoveRedeems, died in an a HeroicSacrifice for Naru.]]
28th Jan '17 3:27:48 PM GlitteringFlowers
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* Tamahome's OldMaster Tokaki and his wife Subaru are this in Manga/FushigiYuugi, among the sea of Miaka/Tamahome [[ShipperOnDeck Shippers on Deck]]. [[spoiler: It turns out they've got ''very'' good reasons: they were Byakko Seishi, witnessed how their fellow Seishi Tatara and their Miko Suzuno [[BodyguardCrush fell in love]]... [[StarCrossedLovers and it ended up BADLY]], so they don't want either Miaka or Tamahome [[LoveHurts to suffer like Suzuno and Tatara did]].]]

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* Tamahome's OldMaster Tokaki and his wife Subaru are this in Manga/FushigiYuugi, among the sea of Miaka/Tamahome [[ShipperOnDeck Shippers on Deck]]. [[spoiler: It turns out they've got ''very'' good reasons: they were Byakko Seishi, witnessed how their fellow Seishi Tatara and their Miko Suzuno [[BodyguardCrush fell in love]]... [[StarCrossedLovers and how it ended up BADLY]], so they don't want either Miaka or and Tamahome [[LoveHurts to suffer like Suzuno and Tatara did]].did]]. They give in when Tamahome states that he'll remain in love with Miaka ''even after finding out about this''.]]



* In the ''Anime/SailorMoon'' first anime, Usagi was rather crossed when her MuggleBestFriend Naru developed a huge crush on a man named Masato Sanjouin... but [[DumbassHasApoint she had pretty good reasons]], as Sanjoin was actually Nephrite from the Dark Kingdom ''and'' put Naru's life at risk more than once. [[spoiler: She still was moved to tears when Nephrite, via LoveRedeems, died in an HeroicSacrifice for Naru.]]

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* In the ''Anime/SailorMoon'' first anime, Usagi was rather crossed when her MuggleBestFriend Naru developed a huge crush on a man PrincelyYoungMan named Masato Sanjouin... but [[DumbassHasApoint she had pretty good reasons]], as Sanjoin was actually Nephrite from the Dark Kingdom ''and'' put Naru's life at risk more than once. She even told Naru to her face that Sanjoin/Nephrite was a bad guy, and Naru said that she's right but that even then she can't fall out of love. [[spoiler: She still was moved to tears when Nephrite, via LoveRedeems, died in an HeroicSacrifice for Naru.]]
22nd Jan '17 3:39:29 PM JoeMerl
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* In ''Anime/SummerWars,'' the whole [[BadassFamily Jinnouchi family]] is either supportive or indifferent to [[NiceGirl Natsuki]]'s (at first) FakeRelationship with [[{{Adorkable}} Kenji]], except for her second-cousin [[JerkWithAHeartOfGold Shota]], who has a severe BigBrotherInstinct even in the final scene.
7th Jan '17 3:57:50 AM Tiggerific
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** Pretty much everyone was against Spike/Buffy- even the two of them on occasion.

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** Pretty much everyone was against Spike/Buffy- Spike/Buffy - even the two of them on occasion.occasion. Averted in the recent comics, where everyone accepts their relationship. Except for Angel, for obvious reasons.
18th Oct '16 7:20:14 PM nombretomado
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* ''{{Friends}}'': Phoebe is surprisingly anti [[{{HappilyMarried}} Chandler/Monica]], implying Monica can do better and predicting when they'll get divorced. This is very odd, as Chandler and Monica are extremely happy together and makes each other much better and more secure people. Yet Phoebe is the biggest ShipperOnDeck for the dysfunctional [[{{WillTheyOrWontThey}} Ross/Rachel]], who aren't nearly as well-suited, and her weird perspective is never really explained.

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* ''{{Friends}}'': ''Series/{{Friends}}'': Phoebe is surprisingly anti [[{{HappilyMarried}} Chandler/Monica]], implying Monica can do better and predicting when they'll get divorced. This is very odd, as Chandler and Monica are extremely happy together and makes each other much better and more secure people. Yet Phoebe is the biggest ShipperOnDeck for the dysfunctional [[{{WillTheyOrWontThey}} Ross/Rachel]], who aren't nearly as well-suited, and her weird perspective is never really explained.
18th Aug '16 9:28:19 PM PaulA
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* Vidal Vordarian from ''Literature/TheVorkosiganSaga'' launches one of these straight between [[ScienceHero Cordelia, Lady Vorkosigan (nee Captain Cordelia Naismith)]] and [[OldSoldier Aral, Admiral & Lord Vorkosigan]]...by telling Cordelia at a ball that [[ValuesDissonance Aral is bisexual.]] It fails to detonate--Cordelia, [[FreeLoveFuture a Betan scientist,]] absent-mindedly agrees that [[BiTheWay yes, he was]], visibly shocking [[NobleBigot the very Barrayan Vordarian]]--but it's a rare example of a ShippingTorpedo that feeds into both characterization and a major plot point: once Cordelia ''realizes'' Vordarian was trying to destroy her marriage, she immediately suspects him of being exactly the kind of person who would engineer an assassination attempt on her recently-promoted-to-Imperial-Regent husband. [[spoiler: She's right.]]

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* In the novel ''Literature/{{Barrayar}}'', Vidal Vordarian from ''Literature/TheVorkosiganSaga'' launches one of these straight between [[ScienceHero Cordelia, Lady Vorkosigan (nee Captain Cordelia Naismith)]] and [[OldSoldier Aral, Admiral & Lord Vorkosigan]]...by telling Cordelia at a ball that [[ValuesDissonance Aral is bisexual.]] It fails to detonate--Cordelia, [[FreeLoveFuture a Betan scientist,]] absent-mindedly agrees that [[BiTheWay yes, he was]], visibly shocking [[NobleBigot the very Barrayan Vordarian]]--but it's a rare example of a ShippingTorpedo that feeds into both characterization and a major plot point: once Cordelia ''realizes'' Vordarian was trying to destroy her marriage, she immediately suspects him of being exactly the kind of person who would engineer an assassination attempt on her recently-promoted-to-Imperial-Regent husband. [[spoiler: She's [[spoiler:She's right.]] ]]
19th Jun '16 6:50:07 AM H.TorranceGriffin
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* Vidal Vordarian from ''Literature/TheVorkosiganSaga'' launches one of these straight between [[ScienceHero Countess Cordelia Vorkosigan (nee Captain Cordelia Naismith)]] and [[OldSoldier Count Aral Vorkosigan]]...by telling Cordelia at a ball that [[ValuesDissonance Aral is bisexual.]] It fails to detonate--Cordelia, [[FreeLoveFuture a Betan scientist,]] absent-mindedly agrees that [[BiTheWay yes, he was]], visibly shocking [[NobleBigot the very Barrayan Vordarian]]--but it's a rare example of a ShippingTorpedo that feeds into both characterization and a major plot point: once Cordelia ''realizes'' Vordarian was trying to destroy her marriage, she immediately suspects him of being exactly the kind of person who would engineer an assassination attempt on her recently-promoted-to-Imperial-Regent husband. [[spoiler: She's right.]]

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* Vidal Vordarian from ''Literature/TheVorkosiganSaga'' launches one of these straight between [[ScienceHero Countess Cordelia Cordelia, Lady Vorkosigan (nee Captain Cordelia Naismith)]] and [[OldSoldier Count Aral Aral, Admiral & Lord Vorkosigan]]...by telling Cordelia at a ball that [[ValuesDissonance Aral is bisexual.]] It fails to detonate--Cordelia, [[FreeLoveFuture a Betan scientist,]] absent-mindedly agrees that [[BiTheWay yes, he was]], visibly shocking [[NobleBigot the very Barrayan Vordarian]]--but it's a rare example of a ShippingTorpedo that feeds into both characterization and a major plot point: once Cordelia ''realizes'' Vordarian was trying to destroy her marriage, she immediately suspects him of being exactly the kind of person who would engineer an assassination attempt on her recently-promoted-to-Imperial-Regent husband. [[spoiler: She's right.]]
20th May '16 9:13:10 AM Tron80
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* In ''Fanfic/NeonGenesisEvangelionGenocide'', Ritsuko thinks a relationship between Shinji and Asuka can't work, and chides Misato for not “getting” it.
26th Apr '16 9:41:27 PM nmn3r3
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** ''Disney/{{Frozen}}'' has Queen Elsa, who refuses to bless her sister Anna and Prince Hans' marriage.
--> "You can't marry a man [[FourthDateMarriage you just met.]]"
** ''Disney/{{Frozen}}'' also has Kristoph, who calls out Anna on her accepting Hans' marriage proposal on the same day, saying that is in no way true love.
--> "Who marries a man she just met!?"

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** ''Disney/{{Frozen}}'' has Queen Elsa, who refuses to bless her sister Anna and Prince Hans' marriage.
--> "You can't marry a man [[FourthDateMarriage you just met.]]"
** ''Disney/{{Frozen}}''
marriage, and also has Kristoph, Kristoff, who calls out Anna on her accepting Hans' marriage proposal on the same day, day she met him, saying that is in no way true love.
--> "Who
love. [[spoiler:They're both right, Hans is an OpportunisticBastard who only wants to marry one of the royal sisters so he can become king, and plans on disposing of both afterwards.]]
-->'''Elsa:''' You can't marry a man [[FourthDateMarriage you just met.]]
-->'''Kristoff:''' Who
marries a man she just met!?"met!?
-->[[spoiler:'''Hans:''' [[WhamLine Oh, Anna. If only there was someone who loved you.]]]]
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