History PlayingWith / EducationMama

7th Sep '17 7:24:14 PM Leonia
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** Queen Dowager Alice is acting as regent for her son [[AChildShallLeadThem King Bryan]], and is fully aware that a badly educated or ill-prepared ruler could spell the end of the monarchy.
3rd Sep '17 1:35:53 PM plcthecd
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** Bryan [[kills]]

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** Bryan [[kills]]snaps and [[{{Matricide}} kills]] Alice, after being pushed too far.
3rd Sep '17 1:35:20 PM plcthecd
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* '''Played For Drama''': Alice disowns Bryan because she refuses to raise a child who isn't academically competent.

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* '''Played For Drama''': Drama''':
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Alice [[IHaveNoSon disowns Bryan ]] because she refuses [[Disproportionat Retribution to raise a child who isn't academically competent.competent]].
** Bryan [[kills]]
12th Jun '17 5:28:37 AM AgentKyles
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** Alice only wants the best for Bryan.

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** Alice only wants [[VicariouslyAmbitious the best for Bryan]], as [[HadToBeSharp she had to undergo some rather tough studies to become who she is]].
** Conversely, Alice's own education stopped at the middle school level and she was unable to continue her studies because her parents needed her to find a job and help the family stay financially afloat. As a result of her own poor education, Alice doesn't want to see the same thing happen to
Bryan.



** Alice's own education stopped at the middle school level and she was unable to continue her studies because her parents needed her to find a job and help the family stay financially afloat. As a result of her own poor education, Alice doesn't want to see the same thing happen to Bryan.
12th Jun '17 5:12:11 AM AgentKyles
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** While Bryan initially resents her, he eventually comes to understand why Alice pushed him so hard (i.e. to prepare him for the future).

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** While Bryan initially resents her, he eventually comes to understand [[ToughLove why Alice pushed him so hard hard]] (i.e. to prepare him for the future).
1st Jun '17 5:42:52 PM ZombieAladdin
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* '''Inverted''': Any time Bryan tries to study at all, Alice gets in his way and forces him to play outside.

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* '''Inverted''': '''Inverted''':
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Any time Bryan tries to study at all, Alice gets in his way and forces him to play outside.outside.
** Alice is taking post-graduate classes, and her son Bryan is constantly stepping in and refusing to let her do anything but study.
30th Mar '17 6:07:58 PM Tenma-Yuuki
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** Alice eventually realizes that while Bryan doesn't excel in studies, he shows skill/talent outside of academics, and supports him for it.



* '''Played For Drama''': Alice disowns Bryan because she refuses to raise a child who isn't academically competent.



%%* '''Played For Laughs''': ???
%%* '''Played For Drama''': ???

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%%* '''Played For Laughs''': ???
%%* '''Played For Drama''':
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22nd Mar '17 10:17:20 PM Tenma-Yuuki
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** Alternatively, it's revealed that Bryan isn't really all that bright, and Alice, who wanted a smart boy, is never able to get past that.

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** Alternatively, it's revealed that Bryan [[BookDumb isn't really all that bright, bright]], and Alice, who wanted a smart boy, is never able to get past that.
9th Jul '16 11:02:22 AM VPhantom
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* '''Parodied''': Bryan has large welts and cuts all over him, and tends to rub a specific one whenever he's asked a question in school. His weight also fluctuates regularly, and the teachers know when he's having trouble focusing when he's skinny.

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* '''Parodied''': '''Parodied''':
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Bryan has large welts and cuts all over him, and tends to rub a specific one whenever he's asked a question in school. His weight also fluctuates regularly, and the teachers know when he's having trouble focusing when he's skinny.



%%* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': ???
9th Jul '16 8:55:00 AM DouglasFir
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* '''Zig Zagged''': Bryan's been studying for several hours, after which he's allowed to go outside...to collect soil samples, which he studies immediately. After which, he's legimitately allowed to take a break.

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* '''Zig Zagged''': Bryan's been studying for several hours, after which he's allowed to go outside...to collect soil samples, which he studies immediately. After which, he's legimitately legitimately allowed to take a break. A very short break.



* '''Enforced''': "We've got our FiveManBand for this shonen series all squared away, we just need this one character to have some limiting factor that would prevent him from going on missions...wait, I've got it. Let's make it to where his mother is one of those pushy school types."

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* '''Enforced''': "We've got our FiveManBand for this shonen series all squared away, we away. We just need this one character to have some limiting factor that would prevent him from going on missions...wait, I've got it. Let's make it to where his mother is one of those pushy school types."



** Bryan does his best to graduate high school and college at the top if his grade so Alice will stop naggin him, then promptly stop talking to her once he is done with his education.

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** Bryan does his best to graduate high school and college at the top if his grade so Alice will stop naggin nagging him, then promptly stop talking to her once he is done with his education.education.
** Alice gets Bryan to make the grades, but she never gives him a chance to develop his social skills or prepare for the real world. She never realized that it takes more than good grades to succeed in life.
** Alice's efforts do help Bryan become a success, but after focusing so much on hard work for so long, he becomes a MarriedToTheJob {{Workaholic}} who never gives her [[IWantGrandkids grandkids]].
** All of that hard work and pressure takes its toll on Bryan and he develops severe emotional or mental issues.
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