History PlayingWith / FirstGrayHair

28th Dec '13 3:17:13 PM VPhantom
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* '''Exaggerated''': Bob, 26, finds a single gray hair and acts as if his death is imminent.
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* '''Exaggerated''': '''Exaggerated''': ** Bob, 26, finds a single gray hair and acts as if his death is imminent.

* '''Parodied''': The entire plot revolves around multiple people finding gray hairs and all having [[HeroicBSOD Heroic BSODs]] over the revelations that they are getting old.
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* '''Parodied''': '''Parodied''': ** The entire plot revolves around multiple people finding gray hairs and all having [[HeroicBSOD Heroic BSODs]] over the revelations that they are getting old.
28th Dec '13 1:17:23 PM PirateDan
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** Bob, 26, finds his whole head has turned gray overnight, perhaps from extreme fear or sorrow.

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** The gray hair is three feet longer than all her other hairs.
5th Dec '13 11:14:11 AM RobinZimm
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* '''Exploited''': ???
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* '''Exploited''': ???Daniel knows how much Alice values her naturally youthful appearance, so when he hears about her freaking out over the gray hair, he starts running an anti-aging medical scam on her.
2nd Apr '13 7:13:29 PM Lullabee
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* '''Downplayed''': ???
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* '''Downplayed''': ???Alice notices her first gray hair in the mirror and frowns.
14th Jan '13 11:35:15 AM VPhantom
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* '''Double Subverted''': And then Alice thinks some more about her having found gray hair and freaks out because it means she's getting old(er) and that later will come wrinkles.
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* '''Double Subverted''': Subverted''': ** And then Alice thinks some more about her having found gray hair and freaks out because it means she's getting old(er) and that later will come wrinkles.
14th Jan '13 11:34:49 AM VPhantom
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* '''Downplayed''': ???

* '''Subverted''':
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* '''Subverted''': '''Subverted''':

* '''Deconstructed''': Alice finds a gray hair and this makes her feel old, but she says nothing about it and starts plucking her silvers as she finds them * '''Reconstructed''': Alice complains to her friends about her feeling old because she discovered gray hairs, the change in her hair care routine besides.

* '''Deconstructed''': Alice finds a gray hair and this makes her feel old, but she says nothing about it and starts plucking her silvers as she finds them * '''Reconstructed''': Alice complains to her friends about her feeling old because she discovered gray hairs, the change in her hair care routine besides.'''Exploited''': ???

* '''Deconstructed''': Alice finds a gray hair and this makes her feel old, but she says nothing about it and starts plucking her silvers as she finds them * '''Reconstructed''': Alice complains to her friends about her feeling old because she discovered gray hairs, the change in her hair care routine besides.

* '''Played For Drama''': Bob is [[DesignerBaby genetically engineered]]. He was supposed to live until he lost his telomeres. This becomes the first sign that things are very wrong.
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* '''Played For Drama''': Bob is [[DesignerBaby genetically engineered]]. He was supposed to live until he lost his telomeres. This becomes the first sign that things are very wrong.

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-------- %% Optional items, added after Conversed, at your discretion: %% %%* '''Implied''': ??? %%* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': ???
22nd Nov '12 2:04:15 PM Syndetic
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'''Basic Trope''': A character finds a silver strand amongst his or her otherwise colored hairs and immediately feels old * '''Straight''': Alice finds a single gray hair and complains to her friends about how she is getting old * '''Exaggerated''': Alice, 26, finds a single gray hair and acts as if his death is imminent. * '''Justified''': Alice has a "family curse" where a man always dies a week after finding a gray hair * '''Inverted''': Aice has lived a long life and has a full head of silvers to show for it. But then she finds that she has a single strand of brown hair amongst them, making her feel younger than he has in years. * '''Subverted''': Alice finds a gray hair but just shrugs and goes on with her day ** Alice, who is known for her vanity, is combing her beautiful brown hair one day and finds some silver in there. She notes how starkly pretty it looks contrasted with her darker brown hair. ** Alice looks in the mirror and finds a grey hair, to her surprise. But then she smiles - it turns out that she's happy for being able to look more mature and experienced. ** Alice looks in the mirror and finds a grey hair, but it just turns out to be her cat's hair. (Her cat likes to sleep on his head at night.) ** Alice is brushing her hair and finds a gray hair in her brush after she's done, but then it turns out that her mom borrowed it without cleaning it out.
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'''Basic Trope''': A character finds a silver strand amongst his or her otherwise colored hairs and immediately feels old old. * '''Straight''': Alice finds a single gray hair and complains to her friends about how she is getting old old. * '''Exaggerated''': Alice, Bob, 26, finds a single gray hair and acts as if his death is imminent. * '''Justified''': Alice Bob has a "family curse" where a man always dies a week after finding a gray hair hair. * '''Inverted''': Aice Daniel has lived a long life and has a full head of silvers to show for it. But then she he finds that she he has a single strand of brown hair amongst them, making her him feel younger than he has in years. * '''Subverted''': '''Subverted''': ** Alice finds a gray hair but just shrugs and goes on with her day day. ** Alice, Claire, who is known for her vanity, is combing her beautiful brown hair one day and finds some silver in there. She notes how starkly pretty it looks contrasted with her darker brown hair. ** Alice Bob looks in the mirror and finds a grey hair, to her his surprise. But then she he smiles - it turns out that she's he's happy for being able to look more mature and experienced. ** Alice Bob looks in the mirror and finds a grey hair, but it just turns out to be her his cat's hair. (Her (His cat likes to sleep on his head at night.) ** Alice Elaine is brushing her hair and finds a gray hair in her brush after she's done, but then it turns out that her mom borrowed it without cleaning it out.

** Alice removes the cat hair, and the real gray hair is underneath. ** Alice cleans out the brush and decides to move on with styling her hair. As she pulls it back, some gray hairs are revealed.
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** Alice David removes the cat hair, and the real gray hair is underneath. ** Alice Elaine cleans out the brush and decides to move on with styling her hair. As she pulls it back, some gray hairs are revealed.

* '''Zig Zagged''': Alice found some strands of silver hair on her hairbrush - later revealed to belong to her mother. When pulling back her hair, she saw that she really does have gray hairs. Until she remembered it was caused by some gray paint she used earlier. * '''Averted''': Unexpectedly for someone of her age, Alice never finds any gray hairs at all. ** Alice has found a gray hair one of many times and doesn't think much of it at all.
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* '''Zig Zagged''': Alice Elaine found some strands of silver hair on her hairbrush - later revealed to belong to her mother. When pulling back her hair, she saw that she really does have gray hairs. Until she remembered it was caused by some gray paint she used earlier. * '''Averted''': '''Averted''': ** Unexpectedly for someone of her his age, Alice Bob never finds any gray hairs at all. ** Alice Bob has found a gray hair one of many times and doesn't think much of it at all.

* '''Lampshaded''': "Um, Alice, aren't you overreacting a bit?"
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* '''Lampshaded''': "Um, Alice, Sally, aren't you overreacting a bit?"

* '''Defied''': Alice refuses to make a big deal about the one gray hair he found that morning * '''Discussed''': "Man, Alice's been really down since she found her first gray hair this morning."
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* '''Defied''': Alice Bob refuses to make a big deal about the one gray hair he found that morning * '''Discussed''': "Man, Alice's Bob's been really down since she he found her his first gray hair this morning."

* '''Played For Laughs''': Alice finds a gray hair and declares himself to be having a midlife crisis, leading him to do one or more ridiculously hilarious things to cheer himself up. * '''Played For Drama''': Alice is [[DesignerBaby genetically engineered]]. She was supposed to live until she lost his telomeres. This becomes the first sign that things are very wrong.
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* '''Played For Laughs''': Alice Carlos finds a gray hair and declares himself to be having a midlife crisis, leading him to do one or more ridiculously hilarious things to cheer himself up. * '''Played For Drama''': Alice Bob is [[DesignerBaby genetically engineered]]. She He was supposed to live until she he lost his telomeres. This becomes the first sign that things are very wrong.
21st Jun '12 5:09:03 PM randomtroper89
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* '''Exaggerated''': Bob, 26, finds a single gray hair and acts as if his death is imminent. * '''Justified''': Bob has a "family curse" where a man always dies a week after finding a gray hair * '''Inverted''': Daniel has lived a long life and has a full head of silvers to show for it. But then he finds that he has a single strand of brown hair amongst them, making him feel younger than he has in years. * '''Subverted''': ** Alice finds a gray hair but just shrugs and goes on with her day ** Claire, who is known for her vanity, is combing her beautiful brown hair one day and finds some silver in there. She notes how starkly pretty it looks contrasted with her darker brown hair. ** Bob looks in the mirror and finds a grey hair, to his surprise. But then he smiles - it turns out that he's happy for being able to look more mature and experienced. ** David looks in the mirror and finds a grey hair, but it just turns out to be his cat's hair. (His cat likes to sleep on his head at night.) ** Elaine is brushing her hair and finds a gray hair in her brush after she's done, but then it turns out that her mom borrowed it without cleaning it out. * '''Double Subverted''': ** And then Alice thinks some more about her having found gray hair and freaks out because it means she's getting old(er) and that later will come wrinkles. ** David removes the cat hair, and the real gray hair is underneath. ** Elaine cleans out the brush and decides to move on with styling her hair. As she pulls it back, some gray hairs are revealed.
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* '''Exaggerated''': Bob, Alice, 26, finds a single gray hair and acts as if his death is imminent. * '''Justified''': Bob Alice has a "family curse" where a man always dies a week after finding a gray hair * '''Inverted''': Daniel Aice has lived a long life and has a full head of silvers to show for it. But then he she finds that he she has a single strand of brown hair amongst them, making him her feel younger than he has in years. * '''Subverted''': ** '''Subverted''': Alice finds a gray hair but just shrugs and goes on with her day ** Claire, Alice, who is known for her vanity, is combing her beautiful brown hair one day and finds some silver in there. She notes how starkly pretty it looks contrasted with her darker brown hair. ** Bob Alice looks in the mirror and finds a grey hair, to his her surprise. But then he she smiles - it turns out that he's she's happy for being able to look more mature and experienced. ** David Alice looks in the mirror and finds a grey hair, but it just turns out to be his her cat's hair. (His (Her cat likes to sleep on his head at night.) ** Elaine Alice is brushing her hair and finds a gray hair in her brush after she's done, but then it turns out that her mom borrowed it without cleaning it out. * '''Double Subverted''': ** Subverted''': And then Alice thinks some more about her having found gray hair and freaks out because it means she's getting old(er) and that later will come wrinkles. ** David Alice removes the cat hair, and the real gray hair is underneath. ** Elaine Alice cleans out the brush and decides to move on with styling her hair. As she pulls it back, some gray hairs are revealed.

* '''Zig Zagged''': Elaine found some strands of silver hair on her hairbrush - later revealed to belong to her mother. When pulling back her hair, she saw that she really does have gray hairs. Until she remembered it was caused by some gray paint she used earlier. * '''Averted''': ** Unexpectedly for someone of his age, Bob never finds any gray hairs at all. ** Alternatively, Bob has found a gray hair one of many times and doesn't think much of it at all.
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* '''Zig Zagged''': Elaine Alice found some strands of silver hair on her hairbrush - later revealed to belong to her mother. When pulling back her hair, she saw that she really does have gray hairs. Until she remembered it was caused by some gray paint she used earlier. * '''Averted''': ** '''Averted''': Unexpectedly for someone of his her age, Bob Alice never finds any gray hairs at all. ** Alternatively, Bob Alice has found a gray hair one of many times and doesn't think much of it at all.

* '''Lampshaded''': "Um, Sally, aren't you overreacting a bit?"
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* '''Lampshaded''': "Um, Sally, Alice, aren't you overreacting a bit?"

* '''Defied''': Bob refuses to make a big deal about the one gray hair he found that morning * '''Discussed''': "Man, Bob's been really down since he found his first gray hair this morning."
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* '''Defied''': Bob Alice refuses to make a big deal about the one gray hair he found that morning * '''Discussed''': "Man, Bob's Alice's been really down since he she found his her first gray hair this morning."

* '''Played For Laughs''': Carlos finds a gray hair and declares himself to be having a midlife crisis, leading him to do one or more ridiculously hilarious things to cheer himself up. * '''Played For Drama''': Bob is [[DesignerBaby genetically engineered]]. He was supposed to live until he lost his telomeres. This becomes the first sign that things are very wrong.
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* '''Played For Laughs''': Carlos Alice finds a gray hair and declares himself to be having a midlife crisis, leading him to do one or more ridiculously hilarious things to cheer himself up. * '''Played For Drama''': Bob Alice is [[DesignerBaby genetically engineered]]. He She was supposed to live until he she lost his telomeres. This becomes the first sign that things are very wrong.
7th Jun '12 2:56:43 AM Telcontar
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* '''Exaggerated''': Bob finds a single gray hair and acts as if his death is imminent.
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* '''Exaggerated''': Bob Bob, 26, finds a single gray hair and acts as if his death is imminent.

* '''Subverted''': Alice finds a gray hair but just shrugs and goes on with her day
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* '''Subverted''': '''Subverted''': ** Alice finds a gray hair but just shrugs and goes on with her day

* '''Double Subverted''': And then Alice thinks some more about her having found gray hair and freaks out because it means she's getting old(er) and that later will come wrinkles.
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* '''Double Subverted''': Subverted''': ** And then Alice thinks some more about her having found gray hair and freaks out because it means she's getting old(er) and that later will come wrinkles.

* '''Averted''': Unexpectedly for someone of his age, Bob never finds any gray hairs at all.
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* '''Averted''': '''Averted''': ** Unexpectedly for someone of his age, Bob never finds any gray hairs at all.
27th Feb '12 10:30:04 PM Harakuroi
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** Bob looks in the mirror and finds a grey hair, to his surprise. But then he smiles- it turns out he's happy for being able to look more mature and experienced.
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** Bob looks in the mirror and finds a grey hair, to his surprise. But then he smiles- smiles - it turns out that he's happy for being able to look more mature and experienced.

* '''Parodied''': The entire plot revolves around multiple people finding gray hairs and all having [[HeroicBSOD Heroic BSODs]] over their revelations that they are getting old.
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* '''Parodied''': The entire plot revolves around multiple people finding gray hairs and all having [[HeroicBSOD Heroic BSODs]] over their the revelations that they are getting old.

* '''Reconstructed''': And Alice complains to her friends about her feeling old because she discovered gray hairs and the change in her hair care routine besides * '''Zig Zagged''': Elaine found some strands of silver hair on her hairbrush- later revealed to belong to her mother. When pulling back her hair, she saw that really have have gray hairs. Until she remembered it was caused by some gray paint she used earlier.
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* '''Reconstructed''': And Alice complains to her friends about her feeling old because she discovered gray hairs and hairs, the change in her hair care routine besides besides. * '''Zig Zagged''': Elaine found some strands of silver hair on her hairbrush- hairbrush - later revealed to belong to her mother. When pulling back her hair, she saw that she really have does have gray hairs. Until she remembered it was caused by some gray paint she used earlier.
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