History PlayingWith / HoYay

8th Jan '17 4:01:20 AM troper101
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'''Basic Trope''': Unintentional HomoeroticSubtext occurs between same-sex characters, often canonically heterosexual, so they are shipped by the fans.

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'''Basic Trope''': Unintentional HomoeroticSubtext occurs A scene or event between same-sex characters, often canonically heterosexual, so they are shipped by two characters of the fans.same gender which implies sexual tension between them.
2nd Nov '16 8:19:42 AM troper101
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** The author makes it clear that Bob and Charlie are heterosexual and just close friends, both in text and WordOfGod, but deliberately gives them a lot of physical closeness in order to get across the message that you shouldn't see homosexual subtext everywhere. (This fails and Bob and Charlie are shipped anyway.)

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** The author makes it clear that Bob and Charlie are heterosexual and just close friends, both in text and WordOfGod, but deliberately gives them a lot of physical closeness in order to get across the message that you shouldn't see homosexual subtext everywhere. (This fails and Bob and Charlie are shipped anyway.anyway, due to fans invoking DeathOfTheAuthor.)
2nd Nov '16 8:19:05 AM troper101
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'''Basic Trope''': HomoeroticSubtext occurres between same-sex characters, often canonically heterosexual, so they are shipped by the fans.

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'''Basic Trope''': Unintentional HomoeroticSubtext occurres occurs between same-sex characters, often canonically heterosexual, so they are shipped by the fans.



* '''Justified''': The show is full of so much HomoeroticSubtext that fans are surprised that they haven't yet been paired in canon. It doesn't help that most of these fans are [[YaoiFangirls girls]].

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* '''Justified''': The show is full of so much HomoeroticSubtext that fans are surprised that they haven't yet been paired in canon. It doesn't help that most of these fans are [[YaoiFangirls girls]].



* '''Double Subverted''': ... but then they change their mind.

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* '''Double Subverted''': ... but then they change their mind.minds.



* '''Zig Zagged''': The subtext results in a BrokenBase.

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* '''Zig Zagged''': '''Zig-Zagged''': The subtext results in a BrokenBase.BrokenBase divided between Bob/Charlie shippers and people who insist the subtext is hardly as present as the shippers think it is.



** "We want to attract a PeripheryDemographic of {{Yaoi Fangirl}}s, so we'll add in romantic subtext between the two male leads." a.k.a. queerbaiting
** Although Bob and Charlie aren't intended to be any kind of romantic couple, the actors portraying them have clear chemistry and they play it up for a laugh. When the fan-base responds approvingly, the producers decide to just go with it.
** GuyOnGuyIsHot; For LesYay: GirlOnGirlIsHot.
** The author makes it clear that Bob and Charlie are heterosexual and just close friends, both in text and WordOfGod, but deliberately gives them a lot of physical closeness in order to get across the message that you shouldn't see homosexual subtext everywhere.

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** "We want to attract a PeripheryDemographic of {{Yaoi Fangirl}}s, so we'll add in romantic subtext between the two male leads." a.k.a. queerbaiting
leads but never actually follow through with it."
** Although Bob and Charlie aren't intended to be any kind of romantic couple, the actors portraying them have clear chemistry and they play it up for a laugh. When the fan-base fanbase responds approvingly, the producers decide to just go with it.
** GuyOnGuyIsHot; For LesYay: GuyOnGuyIsHot or GirlOnGirlIsHot.
** The author makes it clear that Bob and Charlie are heterosexual and just close friends, both in text and WordOfGod, but deliberately gives them a lot of physical closeness in order to get across the message that you shouldn't see homosexual subtext everywhere. (This fails and Bob and Charlie are shipped anyway.)



** Bob and Charlie live in a setting that is oppressive to gays, and because of this, views any close male/male friendship with suspicion, making it hard for Bob and Charlie to be friends.
* '''Reconstructed''': The creator makes up with the fans, and all is well, and includes more HomoeroticSubtext in later epsiodes.

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** Bob and Charlie live in a setting that is oppressive to gays, gay people and because of this, thus views any close male/male friendship with suspicion, making it hard for Bob and Charlie to be friends.
* '''Reconstructed''': The creator makes up with the fans, and all is well, and includes more HomoeroticSubtext in later epsiodes.episodes.
** Bob and Charlie overcome the norms of their setting and stay friends anyway.
14th Sep '16 4:55:48 PM VPhantom
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** Bob and Charlie's close relationship cause them both to neglect Alice and Diana, their respective [[LoveInterest Love Interests]]. This leads Alice and Diana to leave them, and Bob and Charlie have a falling-out, only to ultimately reconcile and go back to being close, but with added bitterness.

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** Bob and Charlie's close relationship cause them both to neglect Alice and Diana, their respective [[LoveInterest Love Interests]].{{Love Interest}}s. This leads Alice and Diana to leave them, and Bob and Charlie have a falling-out, only to ultimately reconcile and go back to being close, but with added bitterness.



%%* '''Implied''': ???
%%* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': ???

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%%* '''Implied''': ???
%%* '''Plotted A Good Waste''':
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14th Sep '16 4:34:46 PM BunnyStar
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** Bob and Charlie's close relationship cause them both to neglect Alice and Carol, their respective [[LoveInterest Love Interests]]. This leads Alice and Carol to leave them, and Bob and Charlie have a falling-out, only to ultimately reconcile and go back to being close, but with added bitterness.

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** Bob and Charlie's close relationship cause them both to neglect Alice and Carol, Diana, their respective [[LoveInterest Love Interests]]. This leads Alice and Carol Diana to leave them, and Bob and Charlie have a falling-out, only to ultimately reconcile and go back to being close, but with added bitterness.
14th Sep '16 4:33:24 PM BunnyStar
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** Alice and Carol doing the above with each other, with the same result.

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** Alice and Carol Diana doing the above with each other, with the same result.
4th May '16 2:20:00 PM TheWhistleTropes
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* '''Downplayed''': Bob and Charlie are openly gay in canon, so a few fans decide to pair the two despite the fact that they're [[PlatonicLifePartners just great friends]].

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* '''Downplayed''': Bob and Charlie are openly gay gay/bi in canon, so a few fans decide to pair the two despite the fact that they're [[PlatonicLifePartners just great friends]].
31st Dec '15 7:09:46 PM Eievie
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'''Basic Trope''': Two same-sex characters, often canonically heterosexual, are shipped by the fans after one tiny hint of HomoeroticSubtext.

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'''Basic Trope''': Two HomoeroticSubtext occurres between same-sex characters, often canonically heterosexual, so they are shipped by the fans after one tiny hint of HomoeroticSubtext.fans.
27th Jul '14 8:38:50 AM VPhantom
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* '''Parodied''':
** A parody of ''Franchise/StarTrek'' decides to take the subtext between the Kirk and Spock {{Expies}} UpToEleven.

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* '''Parodied''':
** A parody of ''Franchise/StarTrek'' decides to take the subtext between the Kirk and Spock {{Expies}} UpToEleven.
'''Parodied''': ???
26th Jul '14 1:08:17 PM troper18Lgreen
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** "We want to attract a PeripheryDemographic of {{Yaoi Fangirl}}s, so we'll add in romantic subtext between the two male leads."

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** "We want to attract a PeripheryDemographic of {{Yaoi Fangirl}}s, so we'll add in romantic subtext between the two male leads."" a.k.a. queerbaiting
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