History PlayingWith / HeirClubForMen

21st Jun '17 3:28:32 PM Eievie
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* '''Downplayed''': When it comes time to divide up the inheritance, although all of Bob's children receive ''something'', the bulk of it goes to Charles, his oldest son.

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* '''Downplayed''': When it comes time to divide up the inheritance, although all of Bob's children receive ''something'', the bulk of it goes to Charles, his oldest only son.



** The kingdom is in a NoWomansLand; women are considered unfit to rule.

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** The KingBobTheNth's kingdom is in a NoWomansLand; women are considered unfit to rule.



** Only men are considered [[AsskickingEqualsAuthority capable of fighting]].

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** Only men are considered [[AsskickingEqualsAuthority capable of fighting]].fighting]], and thereby of occupying a position of authority.



* '''Zig Zagged''': KingBobTheNth dies and his children are each crowned in their turn. Sometimes a girl is passed over for her younger brother or cousin and sometimes not.

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* '''Zig Zagged''': KingBobTheNth dies The laws of succession are unclear, and his children are each crowned in their turn. Sometimes thus inheritance is inconsistent. When a girl man dies, sometimes a daughter is passed over for her younger brother or cousin and sometimes not.



** KingBobTheNth passes his crown to his oldest offspring or, if he has no children, his nearest living heir, regardless of gender.

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** KingBobTheNth passes his crown to his oldest offspring or, offspring--or, if he has no children, his nearest living heir, regardless heir--regardless of gender.



%% Enforced means the trope occurs for a reason OTHER THAN the author wanting to include it.



* '''Exploited''': ???

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* '''Exploited''': ???KingBobTheNth has one weekly son. His enemies target that son, knowing that all will be thrown into chaos if that boy dies.



* '''Implied''': KingBobTheNth has two children, twins: his son Prince Charles and his daughter Princess Alice. Prince Charles is his heir. The twins' birth order is never discussed, so we can't be sure if Bob is the heir because he's firstborn, or because he's male.



** Charles is crowned king despite being the youngest of the royal children because he is the only male. However, "has a penis" doesn't translate into "is a competent ruler." Thus, Charles fumbles with his duties which has the potential to cause trouble.

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** Charles is crowned king despite being the youngest of the royal children children, because he is the only male. However, "has a penis" doesn't translate into "is a competent ruler." Thus, Charles fumbles with his duties which has the potential to cause trouble.



** After Charles is crowned, his siblings, regardless of their gender become his advisors and they all pool their knowledge and experience together so that Charles makes the best decision.

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** After Charles is crowned, his siblings, regardless of their gender elder sisters become his advisors and they all pool their knowledge and experience together so that Charles makes the best decision.
17th May '17 5:24:30 AM Clare
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** KingBobTheNth passes his crown onto his only child, who happens to be Prince Charles

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** KingBobTheNth passes his crown onto to his only child, who happens to be Prince Charlesoldest offspring or, if he has no children, his nearest living heir, regardless of gender.
7th Feb '17 3:32:53 PM Eievie
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* '''Straight''': KingBobTheNth passes his crown onto Prince Billy, even though there is at least one princess who is older than Prince Billy.
* '''Exaggerated''': KingBobTheNth dies without any heirs, even though he had ''dozens'' of daughters, so the throne ends up going to Bob's half-brother, Charlie, who's clearly not fit to rule a kingdom.
* '''Downplayed''': When it comes time to divide up the inheritance, although all of Bob's children receive ''something'', the bulk of it goes to Billy, his oldest son.

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* '''Straight''': KingBobTheNth passes his crown onto Prince Billy, Charles, even though there is at least one princess who Princess Alice is older than Prince Billy.
Charles.
* '''Exaggerated''': KingBobTheNth dies without any heirs, even though he had ''dozens'' of daughters, so the throne ends up going to Bob's half-brother, Charlie, nephew, Charles, who's clearly not fit to rule a kingdom.
* '''Downplayed''': When it comes time to divide up the inheritance, although all of Bob's children receive ''something'', the bulk of it goes to Billy, Charles, his oldest son.



** Only men are considered [[AsskickingEqualsAuthority capable of fighting.]]
* '''Inverted''': The power is passed down from mother to daughter (i.e. from Queen Alice to Princess Annie).

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** Only men are considered [[AsskickingEqualsAuthority capable of fighting.]]
fighting]].
* '''Inverted''': The power is passed down from mother to daughter (i.e. from Queen Alice to Princess Annie).Diana).



** KingBobTheNth dies and Prince Charlie expects to crowned king, only for his dad's will to name Princess Anne as his successor because she is older.
** KingBobTheNth dies and Prince Charlie is crowned, but "he" turns out to be crossdressing princess Charla and her father knew this before he died and designated his heir.

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** KingBobTheNth dies and Prince Charlie Charles expects to crowned king, only for his dad's will to name Princess Anne Alice as his successor because she is older.
** KingBobTheNth dies and Prince Charlie Charles is crowned, but "he" turns out to be crossdressing princess Charla and her father knew this before he died and designated his heir.



** Further into the will, the late king specifies that Princess Anne will be Charlie's ''regent'' until he is old enough to be king.
** Charla was ''originally'' male but a demon [[GenderBender transformed him into a girl.]] His father knew this as well.

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** Further into the will, the late king specifies that Princess Anne Alice will be Charlie's Charles's ''regent'' until he is old enough to be king.
** Charla was ''originally'' male but a demon [[GenderBender transformed him into a girl.]] girl]]. His father knew this as well.



** KingBobTheNth passes his crown onto his oldest child, who happens to be Princess Annie.
** Queen Alice takes over after KingBobTheNth dies.
** Neither gender nor heritage is a factor for inheritance.
* '''Enforced''': The show is a historical drama and the writer wants it to be TruthInTelevision.

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** KingBobTheNth passes his crown onto his oldest only child, who happens to be Princess Annie.
** Queen Alice takes over after KingBobTheNth dies.
Prince Charles
** Neither gender nor heritage is a factor for inheritance.
inheritance, only {{asskicking|EqualsAuthority}}.
* '''Enforced''': The show is a historical drama drama, and the writer wants it to be it's a TruthInTelevision.



** Charlie is crowned king despite being the youngest of the royal children because he is the only male. However, "has a penis" doesn't translate into "is a competent ruler." Thus, Charlie fumbles with his duties which has the potential to cause trouble.

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** Charlie Charles is crowned king despite being the youngest of the royal children because he is the only male. However, "has a penis" doesn't translate into "is a competent ruler." Thus, Charlie Charles fumbles with his duties which has the potential to cause trouble.



** After Charlie is crowned, his siblings, regardless of their gender become his advisors and they all pool their knowledge and experience together so that Charlie makes the best decision.

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** After Charlie Charles is crowned, his siblings, regardless of their gender become his advisors and they all pool their knowledge and experience together so that Charlie Charles makes the best decision.
25th Feb '15 9:46:00 AM ChaoticNovelist
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** Only men are considered [[AuthorityEqualsAsskicking capable of fighting.]]
** There are no women.

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** Only men are considered [[AuthorityEqualsAsskicking [[AsskickingEqualsAuthority capable of fighting.]]
** There are no women.
]]



** KingBobTheNth passes his crown onto Princess Annie.
** Queen Alice takes over after KingBobTheNth dies.
** KingBobTheNth passes the crown onto his [[YoungestChildWins youngest child]], Prince Charlie.

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** KingBobTheNth passes dies and Prince Charlie expects to crowned king, only for his crown onto dad's will to name Princess Annie.
** Queen Alice takes over after KingBobTheNth dies.
Anne as his successor because she is older.
** KingBobTheNth passes the crown onto his [[YoungestChildWins youngest child]], dies and Prince Charlie.Charlie is crowned, but "he" turns out to be crossdressing princess Charla and her father knew this before he died and designated his heir.



** But she can never marry, lest the crown be passed onto her new husband.
** But only until Prince Billy is old enough to rule on his own.
** Even though Princess Annie is three years older than Prince Charlie.

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** But she can never marry, lest **Further into the crown will, the late king specifies that Princess Anne will be passed onto her new husband.
** But only
Charlie's ''regent'' until Prince Billy he is old enough to rule on his own.
** Even though Princess Annie is three years older than Prince Charlie.
be king.
**Charla was ''originally'' male but a demon [[GenderBender transformed him into a girl.]] His father knew this as well.



* '''Zig Zagged''': ???
* '''Averted''': See "Reconstructed"
* '''Enforced''': TruthInTelevision
* '''Lampshaded''': "Only a prince can become a king!"

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* '''Zig Zagged''': ???
KingBobTheNth dies and his children are each crowned in their turn. Sometimes a girl is passed over for her younger brother or cousin and sometimes not.
* '''Averted''': See "Reconstructed"
'''Averted''':
**KingBobTheNth passes his crown onto his oldest child, who happens to be Princess Annie.
**Queen Alice takes over after KingBobTheNth dies.
**Neither gender nor heritage is a factor for inheritance.
* '''Enforced''': TruthInTelevision
The show is a historical drama and the writer wants it to be TruthInTelevision.
* '''Lampshaded''': "Only a prince can become a king!"rule!"



* '''Deconstructed''': May lead to wars and chaos that could easily be prevented if the crown were passed onto a daughter. Also, "has a penis" doesn't necessarily ''automatically'' mean "is a competent ruler."

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* '''Deconstructed''': May lead to wars and chaos that could easily be prevented if '''Deconstructed''':
**Charlie is crowned king despite being
the crown were passed onto a daughter. Also, youngest of the royal children because he is the only male. However, "has a penis" doesn't necessarily ''automatically'' mean translate into "is a competent ruler."" Thus, Charlie fumbles with his duties which has the potential to cause trouble.
**A SuccessionCrisis begins because KingBobTheNth doesn't have a son despite having a daughter who could do a good job of it.



** The crown is passed onto the oldest child, regardless of gender.
** Alternatively, leaders are chosen by merit and/or by vote, rather than by lineage.

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** The crown **After Charlie is passed onto the oldest child, crowned, his siblings, regardless of gender.
** Alternatively, leaders are chosen by merit and/or by vote, rather than by lineage.
their gender become his advisors and they all pool their knowledge and experience together so that Charlie makes the best decision.
**The oldest princess rules temporarily until she can find a man with ''some'' claim to the throne that the beligerents can agree on. "Temporarily" can last a long time under the right conditions.
26th Sep '14 3:21:21 PM SteelEdge
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** There are no women.
19th Nov '13 3:36:18 PM TheLyniezian
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* '''Inverted''': The power is passed down from mother to daughter (i.e. from Queen Alice to Princess Annie

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* '''Inverted''': The power is passed down from mother to daughter (i.e. from Queen Alice to Princess AnnieAnnie).
14th Sep '13 8:36:40 AM jastay3
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**Only men are considered [[AuthorityEqualsAsskicking capable of fighting.]]
26th Jun '13 4:01:05 AM Orin*Okuu
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** KingBobTheNth passes the crown onto his [[YoungestChildWins youngest son]], Prince Charlie.

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** KingBobTheNth passes the crown onto his [[YoungestChildWins youngest son]], child]], Prince Charlie.
10th May '13 2:38:40 PM MathsAngelicVersion
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* '''Exaggerated''': KingBobTheNth dies without any heirs, even though he had ''dozens'' of daughters, so the throne ends up going to Bob's half-brother, Charlie.

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* '''Exaggerated''': KingBobTheNth dies without any heirs, even though he had ''dozens'' of daughters, so the throne ends up going to Bob's half-brother, Charlie.Charlie, who's clearly not fit to rule a kingdom.
3rd Mar '13 5:28:44 PM Tangerineandpuce
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* '''Exaggerated''': KingBobTheNth dies without any heirs, even though he had ''dozens'' of daughters.

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* '''Exaggerated''': KingBobTheNth dies without any heirs, even though he had ''dozens'' of daughters.daughters, so the throne ends up going to Bob's half-brother, Charlie.
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