History PlayingWith / LonelyRichKid

12th Oct '13 9:06:35 PM VPhantom
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*** Similar to the above, Alice is a SpoiledBrat with [[NoSocialSkills very poor people skills]], as most of her interactions are either with her servants (whom she is usually ordering around, whether [[NiceToTheWaiter politely]] or [[TinyTyrannicalGirl not]]) or her parents ([[WhenYouComingHomeDad whom she rarely sees]]).

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*** ** Similar to the above, Alice is a SpoiledBrat with [[NoSocialSkills very poor people skills]], as most of her interactions are either with her servants (whom she is usually ordering around, whether [[NiceToTheWaiter politely]] or [[TinyTyrannicalGirl not]]) or her parents ([[WhenYouComingHomeDad whom she rarely sees]]).
12th Oct '13 6:27:06 PM Stoogebie
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* '''Played For Laughs''': Alice is RichInDollarsPoorInSense, and buys more material goods either as a substitute for friends, or a way to impress people.

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* '''Played For Laughs''': Alice [[SincerityMode sincerely asks]] her parents if she can ''buy'' some friends. When they ask why, she tells them she is RichInDollarsPoorInSense, lonely and buys more material goods either as a substitute for friends, or a way [[IJustWantToHaveFriends friends seem like very nice things to impress people.have]]. Their response?
-->''[[ComicallyMissingThePoint Why don't we just get you another pony?]]''
12th Oct '13 6:18:30 PM Stoogebie
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*** Similar to the above, Alice is a SpoiledBrat with [[NoSocialSkills very poor people skills]], as most of her interactions are either with her servants (whom she is usually ordering around, whether [[NiceToTheWaiter politely]] or [[TinyTyrannicalGirl not]]) or her parents ([[WhenYouComingHomeDad whom she rarely sees]]).
6th Jun '13 12:07:01 PM VPhantom
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** Alice was born [[MandatoryMotherhood because it]] [[ResentfulGuardian was expected]], with this never hidden from her, but she has few friends because most of the kids around Alice assume that [[ParentalNeglect those]] [[ParentalAbuse things]] just don't happen in ''rich'' families, so she must be making it up.

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** Alice was born [[MandatoryMotherhood because it]] [[ResentfulGuardian was expected]], with this never hidden from her, but she has few friends because most of the kids around Alice assume that [[ParentalNeglect those]] [[ParentalAbuse [[AbusiveParents things]] just don't happen in ''rich'' families, so she must be making it up.
6th Jun '13 11:31:10 AM AnoSa
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** Alice was born [[MandatoryMotherhood because it]] [[ResentfulGuardian was expected]], with this never hidden from her, but she has few friends because most of the kids around Alice assume that ParentalNeglect and [[ParentalAbuse]] don't happen in ''rich'' families, so she's complaining about nothing.

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** Alice was born [[MandatoryMotherhood because it]] [[ResentfulGuardian was expected]], with this never hidden from her, but she has few friends because most of the kids around Alice assume that ParentalNeglect and [[ParentalAbuse]] [[ParentalNeglect those]] [[ParentalAbuse things]] just don't happen in ''rich'' families, so she's complaining about nothing.she must be making it up.
6th Jun '13 11:13:09 AM AnoSa
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** Alice was born [[MandatoryMotherhood because it]] [[ResentfulGuardian was expected]], with this never hidden from her, but she has few friends because most of the kids around Alice assume that ParentalNeglect and [[ParentalAbuse]] don't happen in ''rich'' families, so she's complaining about nothing.
7th Feb '13 3:21:03 PM VPhantom
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* '''Subverted''': Alice is rich and has lots of friends.

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Alice is rich and has lots of friends.



* '''Parodied''': Alice has only piles of money to hang out with.

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Alice has only piles of money to hang out with.
7th Feb '13 2:47:18 PM Andrusi
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* '''Downplayed''': ???

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* '''Downplayed''': ???Alice is the only member of the main cast who has a LimitedSocialCircle, and her parents always seem to be busy.



** Alice is actually rich enough that she can somehow actually buy genuine friendship. The reason she's lonely right now is that she ForgotToPayTheBill so her friendship has been disconnected.



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

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* '''Exploited''': ???[[AlphaBitch Barbara]] uses her connections to arrange a major financial windfall for Alice's parents, in hopes that the sudden disparity will drive a wedge between Alice and her friends.


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* '''Implied''': Rich girl Alice always seems to be by herself when she's not with the other major characters, sometimes contrasted with scenes of other characters hanging out with TwentyFourHourPartyPeople.
25th Jan '13 10:29:22 AM VPhantom
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* '''Played Straight''': Alice's father is a multi-billionaire, but Alice herself has few friends.

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* '''Played Straight''': '''Straight''': Alice's father is a multi-billionaire, but Alice herself has few friends. friends.



* '''Downplayed''': ???



* '''Deconstructed''': Alice doesn't have many friends because her wealth alienates her from her peers (who usually aren't as well-to-do); they assume she's going to be the AlphaBitch and avoid her and/or are jealous that she can afford things they can't. (And those that don't avoid her only like her ''because'' she's rich; they don't care at all about ''her''.) And it doesn't help if her parents are jet-setters who are always away, or are feared because of [[TheMafia their connections]], or just [[ParentalNeglect seem to forget she even exists.]] (It also doesn't help if she really is the AlphaBitch, which tends to drive people away.)
* '''Reconstructed''': Alice's family decides to move. They, and Alice, end up in a rich neighborhood where Alice finally finds friends.



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



* '''Deconstructed''': Alice doesn't have many friends because her wealth alienates her from her peers (who usually aren't as well-to-do); they assume she's going to be the AlphaBitch and avoid her and/or are jealous that she can afford things they can't. (And those that don't avoid her only like her ''because'' she's rich; they don't care at all about ''her''.) And it doesn't help if her parents are jet-setters who are always away, or are feared because of [[TheMafia their connections]], or just [[ParentalNeglect seem to forget she even exists.]] (It also doesn't help if she really is the AlphaBitch, which tends to drive people away.)
* '''Reconstructed''': Alice's family decides to move. They, and Alice, end up in a rich neighborhood where Alice finally finds friends.



* '''Played For Drama''': Almost always is, [[PlayedForLaughs unless, of course, it isn't]].



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24th Aug '12 5:06:36 PM Prime_of_Perfection
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** Alice is a loner and doesn't mind being alone.
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