History Main / YoureNotMyType

5th Aug '16 8:12:20 PM Dravencour
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In some cases, though, this trope may be used to ratchet up the creepy factor when a rapist or paedophile has captured the protagonist. While the phrase spoken in this manner highlights the particular perversions of the villain in question, it can also serve as a means to relieve the audience that, while the villain may have some violent plans in mind for the hero, an on-screen sexual assault is not imminent.

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In some cases, though, this trope may be used to ratchet up the creepy factor when a rapist or paedophile pedophile has captured the protagonist. While the phrase spoken in this manner highlights the particular perversions of the villain in question, it can also serve as a means to relieve the audience that, while the villain may have some violent plans in mind for the hero, an on-screen sexual assault is not imminent.
25th Jul '16 6:33:57 PM Grade0
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* Played perfectly straight with [[http://www.headlineshirts.net/youre-not-my-type.html this T-shirt]], which tells onlookers that they are not your type in 13 different languages, including ''sign language''. (Be forewarned, for those wishing to rush out and buy it, the sign language on the shirt is... well, [[PrecisionFStrike pretty direct]].)

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16th Jul '16 10:36:47 AM nombretomado
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* ''{{Archer}}'' is delighted to get a "Honeypot" mission (seducing an enemy agent) until he finds the target is a gay male Cuban agent. Archer blatantly comes on to him in an outfit that would be an embarrassment at a Pride parade, and the Cuban, a suave gentleman, rejects him outright, saying "You're not my type". Naturally, Archer is offended and yells "I am ''everyone's'' type!"

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* ''{{Archer}}'' ''WesternAnimation/{{Archer}}'' is delighted to get a "Honeypot" mission (seducing an enemy agent) until he finds the target is a gay male Cuban agent. Archer blatantly comes on to him in an outfit that would be an embarrassment at a Pride parade, and the Cuban, a suave gentleman, rejects him outright, saying "You're not my type". Naturally, Archer is offended and yells "I am ''everyone's'' type!"
13th Jul '16 2:04:19 AM PaulA
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* Done rather painfully in ''Seeds of Yesterday,'' the last sequel to ''Literature/FlowersInTheAttic'' by Creator/VCAndrews. Cathy's three children - her biological sons Jory and Bart and her adopted daughter Cindy - are all together again for the first time in a few years, and Cindy has blossomed from awkward teen to lovely young college student. Bart is visibly taken aback by her transformation. Cindy approaches him rather hopefully, wanting to put their childhood enmity behind them, but he misinterprets her intent (or pretends to) and says coldly, "You're not my type."

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* Done rather painfully in ''Seeds of Yesterday,'' ''Literature/SeedsOfYesterday'', the last sequel to ''Literature/FlowersInTheAttic'' by Creator/VCAndrews. Cathy's three children - -- her biological sons Jory and Bart and her adopted daughter Cindy - -- are all together again for the first time in a few years, and Cindy has blossomed from awkward teen to lovely young college student. Bart is visibly taken aback by her transformation. Cindy approaches him rather hopefully, wanting to put their childhood enmity behind them, but he misinterprets her intent (or pretends to) and says coldly, "You're not my type."
8th Jul '16 8:39:29 AM JoieDeCombat
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* In ''Manga/SailorMoon'', Makoto Kino indicates that she's been on the receiving end of this trope a few times. In her introductory episode in the 1990s anime adaptation, crush ''du jour'' Game Machine Joe states that [[NoGuyWantsAnAmazon he's not into tall, strong girls like her]]; Mako admits that the senpai who broke her heart said the same thing, and it's shown to be a recurring source of pain for her in this and later episodes.
8th Jul '16 8:25:36 AM JackG
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* In the 1980's cop show ''Series/{{Hunter}}'', a BountyHunter shows an interest in Hunter's partner Dee Dee [=McCall=]. Hunter tell him curtly, "She's not your type." The bounty hunter smirks and says they're all his type.

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* In the 1980's cop show ''Series/{{Hunter}}'', a BountyHunter shows an interest in Hunter's partner Dee Dee [=McCall=]. Hunter tell tells him curtly, "She's not your type." The bounty hunter smirks and says they're all his type.
18th May '16 11:42:23 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* ''{{CSI NY}}'': Aiden does this to Danny, though without the exact phrase.

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* ''{{CSI NY}}'': ''Series/{{CSINY}}'': Aiden does this to Danny, though without the exact phrase.
13th Mar '16 6:46:57 PM LadyNorbert
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* In ''VideoGame/LiberalCrimeSquad'', when failing a seduction attempt, one of the possible response from the target is: "You're not my type, I like the sane".
* In ''VideoGame/KnightsOfTheOldRepublic'', Juhani and Dak Vessar's falling out was started this way. Dak told Juhani that he was in love with her. She told him she couldn't return his feelings. Unfortunately, it doesn't appear as though Juhani was able to explain (or that Dak could comprehend) why--it's strongly implied that Juhani is a lesbian.

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* In ''VideoGame/LiberalCrimeSquad'', when failing a seduction attempt, one of the possible response from the target is: "You're not my type, I like the sane".
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* In ''VideoGame/KnightsOfTheOldRepublic'', Juhani and Dak Vessar's falling out was started this way. Dak told Juhani that he was in love with her. She told him she couldn't return his feelings. Unfortunately, it doesn't appear as though Juhani was able to explain (or that Dak could comprehend) why--it's why - it's strongly implied that Juhani is a lesbian.



* Inverted and then subverted in ''Webcomic/CobwebAndStripes.'' Lydia and Betelgeuse bond a little when she has a CryIntoChest moment with him, and he teases her about letting a man so much older than she is sit on her bed. She remarks that "anemic little weirdos like me" probably aren't his type. The subversion comes from his response.
-->'''Betelgeuse:''' You want to bet on that?

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* Inverted and then subverted in ''Webcomic/CobwebAndStripes.'' Lydia and Betelgeuse bond a little when she has a CryIntoChest moment with him, and he teases her about letting a man so much older than she is sit on her bed. She remarks that "anemic little "little anemic weirdos like me" probably aren't his type. The subversion comes from his response.
-->'''Betelgeuse:''' You want to Wanna bet on that?
23rd Feb '16 7:30:04 PM LadyNorbert
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23rd Feb '16 7:30:03 PM LadyNorbert
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* Used in ''Manga/{{Bleach}}'' by Szayel Aporro during his fight with Renji. Since the dialog changes from the Japanese anime, English dub, or the English comics, he either says this word for word, [[CampStraight denies being gay]], or makes an ambiguous statement that could be interpreted multiple ways. In any translation, he rejects Renji after mistaking Renji's actions as flirtation.

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* Used in ''Manga/{{Bleach}}'' by Szayel Aporro during his fight with Renji. Since the dialog dialogue changes from the Japanese anime, English dub, or the English comics, he either says this word for word, [[CampStraight denies being gay]], or makes an ambiguous statement that could be interpreted multiple ways. In any translation, he rejects Renji after mistaking Renji's actions as flirtation.



* In ''Film/TheAlphabetKiller'', when the eponymous serial rapist/murderer (who happens to only target pre-teen girls with {{Alliterative Name}}s) captures the female cop who has been hunting him, he laughingly says this while driving to the place he plans where he plans to kill her and dump her body.

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* In ''Film/TheAlphabetKiller'', when the eponymous serial rapist/murderer (who happens to only target pre-teen girls with {{Alliterative Name}}s) captures the female cop who has been hunting him, he laughingly says this while driving to the place he plans where he plans to kill her and dump her body.



-->'''Quinn Harris:''' If it makes you feel any better you're not my type.\\

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-->'''Quinn Harris:''' If it makes you feel any better better, you're not my type.\\



* Done rather painfully in ''Seeds of Yesterday,'' the last sequel to ''Literature/FlowersInTheAttic'' by Creator/VCAndrews. Cathy's three children - her biological sons Jory and Bart and her adopted daughter Cindy - are all together again for the first time in a few years, and Cindy has blossomed from awkward teen to lovely young college student. Bart is visibly taken aback by her transformation. Cindy approaches him rather hopefully, wanting to put their childhood enmity behind them, but he misinterprets her intent (or pretends to) and sais coldly, "You're not my type."

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* Done rather painfully in ''Seeds of Yesterday,'' the last sequel to ''Literature/FlowersInTheAttic'' by Creator/VCAndrews. Cathy's three children - her biological sons Jory and Bart and her adopted daughter Cindy - are all together again for the first time in a few years, and Cindy has blossomed from awkward teen to lovely young college student. Bart is visibly taken aback by her transformation. Cindy approaches him rather hopefully, wanting to put their childhood enmity behind them, but he misinterprets her intent (or pretends to) and sais says coldly, "You're not my type."
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