History PlayingWith / MotherNatureFatherScience

31st Mar '18 7:45:35 AM ClarisWorks
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** Archibald and Flora went into their careers when they were firmly monogender, and social gender roles were similarly constrictive. As a result, they ended up developing very distinct professional outlooks.
22nd Feb '18 12:29:17 PM johnnye
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* '''Justified''': Archie was raised by strict parents who encouraged him to excel in school but were dismissive of his emotional needs. Flora grew up in a family that was very close and loving, but rather anti-intellectual.
* '''Inverted''': Archibald is a gentle and kind gardener who just can't deal with his emotions. Flora is a [[EmotionlessGirl cold]] and [[JerkAss heartless]] physicist who can figure out just about anything in her field of expertise.

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* '''Justified''': '''Justified''':
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Archie was raised by strict parents who encouraged him to excel in school but were dismissive of his emotional needs. Flora grew up in a family that was very close and loving, but rather anti-intellectual.
** Archibald and Flora went into their careers when they were firmly monogender, and social gender roles were similarly constrictive. As a result, they ended up developing very distinct professional outlooks.
* '''Inverted''': Archibald is a physicist with great emotional intelligence, an office full of plants, and a paternal relationship to his grad students. Flora is a cold, perfectionist wedding-cake baker who got into it for the money and [[ChildHater hates children]].
* '''Gender-Flipped''':
Archibald is a gentle and kind gardener who just can't deal with his emotions. Flora is a [[EmotionlessGirl cold]] and [[JerkAss heartless]] physicist who can figure out just about anything in her field of expertise.



** Archibald is a JerkWithAHeartOfGold who went into science ''because'' he [[TheWorldIsJustAwesome deeply appreciates the beauty of nature]] and wanted to understand it better, and he really does want to [[ScienceHero use science to make a better world for everyone]]. Flora, on the other hand, is a cynical BitchInSheepsClothing who [[WoundedGazelleGambit pretends to be overwhelmed by her emotions]] only because [[ManipulativeBastard it helps her get what she wants]].
** Archibard is a [[TheStoic stoic]] scientist and Flora is a NatureHero. However it turns out NatureIsNotNice and her moral code more in line with BlueAndOrangeMorality if she even has a moral code at all. And Archibard is case of "DidYouThinkICantFeel".

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** Archibald is turns out to be a JerkWithAHeartOfGold who went into science ''because'' he [[TheWorldIsJustAwesome deeply appreciates the beauty of nature]] and wanted to understand it better, and he really does want to [[ScienceHero use science to make a better world for everyone]]. Flora, on the other hand, is a cynical BitchInSheepsClothing who [[WoundedGazelleGambit pretends to be overwhelmed by her emotions]] only because [[ManipulativeBastard it helps her get what she wants]].
** Archibard Archibald is a [[TheStoic stoic]] scientist and Flora is a NatureHero. However it turns out NatureIsNotNice and her moral code more in line with BlueAndOrangeMorality if she even has a moral code at all. And Archibard Archibald is case of "DidYouThinkICantFeel".



* '''Zig Zagged''': Archie has random bouts of consideration, selflessness, and appreciation of beauty, while Flora occasionally manages to calm down and solve a problem with truly brilliant reasoning.

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* '''Zig Zagged''': They're both complex human beings and their interactions reveal a lot about each other. Archie has random bouts of consideration, selflessness, and appreciation of beauty, while Flora occasionally manages to calm down and solve a problem with truly brilliant reasoning.reasoning. Archie eventually confides in her that he's well aware his dismissal of "emotional" reasoning is a defence mechanism for his own discomfort in that realm, and Flora that she sometimes deliberately acts out when she feels that she's not being taken seriously, even though it tends to be counterproductive.



* '''Enforced''': ???

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* '''Enforced''': ???"We want a scientist toy to sell to the boys and a dolly with lots of nice outfits to sell to the girls. WHADDYA MEAN, "DOES IT HAVE TO BE THAT WAY ROUND"?!?



* '''Invoked''': Archibald and Flora are siblings, and their parents specifically raised him to be interested in science and her to be interested in nature.
* '''Exploited''': ???

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* '''Invoked''': Archibald and Flora are siblings, and their Flora's respective parents specifically raised him to be interested in science and her to be interested in nature.
nature, reasoning that they'd have better career prospects if they didn't try to swim against the current.
* '''Exploited''': ???Archie plays the rational genius and Flora the emotional mother-figure because they each believe they'll get more respect from their peers by fitting those roles.



* '''Reconstructed''': Archie is brilliant, but sometimes loses sight of emotional issues in his zeal for logic. Flora is empathetic and kind, but often finds it hard to take action or think things through calmly because she's so easily overwhelmed by her emotions. Together, though, they balance out each other's flaws and [[OddCouple become a great team]].

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* '''Reconstructed''': Archie is brilliant, but sometimes loses sight of emotional issues in his zeal for logic. Flora is empathetic and kind, but often finds it hard to take action or think things through calmly because she's so easily overwhelmed by her emotions. Together, though, Archie worries that they're walking clichés, but Flora reassures him that they balance out each other's flaws are who they are, and [[OddCouple become a great team]].there's nothing inherently wrong with either of their personalities as long as they keep an eye on their flaws.
11th Feb '18 10:32:29 PM Synchronicity
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* '''Invoked''': ???

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* '''Invoked''': ???Archibald and Flora are siblings, and their parents specifically raised him to be interested in science and her to be interested in nature.
2nd Nov '17 7:10:53 PM MasterN
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* '''Reconstructed''': Archie is brilliant, but sometimes loses sight of emotional issues in his zeal for logic. Flora is empathetic and kind, but often finds it hard to take action or think things through calmly because she's so easily overwhelmed by her emotions. Together, though, they balance out each other's flaws and become a great team.

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* '''Reconstructed''': Archie is brilliant, but sometimes loses sight of emotional issues in his zeal for logic. Flora is empathetic and kind, but often finds it hard to take action or think things through calmly because she's so easily overwhelmed by her emotions. Together, though, they balance out each other's flaws and [[OddCouple become a great team.team]].
12th Feb '17 10:30:09 PM Snope
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* '''Downplayed''': Archibald is a surgeon, while Flora is a historian.

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* '''Downplayed''': Archibald is a surgeon, while surgeon and Flora is a historian.historian. They generally rely on logic and intuition respectively, but their fields require use of both to at least some extent.
13th Oct '16 10:47:24 PM Snope
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* '''Inverted''': Archibald is a gentle and kind gardener who just can't deal with his emotions. Flora is a [[EmotionlessGirl cold]] and [[JerkAss heartless bitch]] of a physicist who can figure out just about anything in her field of expertise.

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* '''Inverted''': Archibald is a gentle and kind gardener who just can't deal with his emotions. Flora is a [[EmotionlessGirl cold]] and [[JerkAss heartless bitch]] of a heartless]] physicist who can figure out just about anything in her field of expertise.
18th Aug '16 1:46:47 PM imadmagician
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* '''Parodied''': ???

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* '''Parodied''': ???Sex-change operations come with a free TVGenius computer-brain transplant (for female-to-male operation) or LoveFreak heart transplant (for male-to-female changes).



* '''Conversed''': ???

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* '''Conversed''': ???"Alice is most probably TheHeart while Bob is TheSpock in this duo. That's how TV likes to portray boys and girls."
15th Oct '14 8:43:39 PM BibsDibs
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* '''Subverted''': Archibald is a JerkWithAHeartOfGold who went into science ''because'' he [[TheWorldIsJustAwesome deeply appreciates the beauty of nature]] and wanted to understand it better, and he really does want to [[ScienceHero use science to make a better world for everyone]]. Flora, on the other hand, is a cynical BitchInSheepsClothing who [[WoundedGazelleGambit pretends to be overwhelmed by her emotions]] only because [[ManipulativeBastard it helps her get what she wants]].

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* '''Subverted''': '''Subverted''':
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Archibald is a JerkWithAHeartOfGold who went into science ''because'' he [[TheWorldIsJustAwesome deeply appreciates the beauty of nature]] and wanted to understand it better, and he really does want to [[ScienceHero use science to make a better world for everyone]]. Flora, on the other hand, is a cynical BitchInSheepsClothing who [[WoundedGazelleGambit pretends to be overwhelmed by her emotions]] only because [[ManipulativeBastard it helps her get what she wants]].wants]].
** Archibard is a [[TheStoic stoic]] scientist and Flora is a NatureHero. However it turns out NatureIsNotNice and her moral code more in line with BlueAndOrangeMorality if she even has a moral code at all. And Archibard is case of "DidYouThinkICantFeel".
19th Aug '13 11:41:16 AM VPhantom
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* '''Played For Laughs:''' Archibald is a [[ComedicSociopathy Comedic Sociopath]] MadScientist. Flora is TheDitz, a LoveFreak, and [[HystericalWoman prone to comically extreme overreactions to minor incidents]].

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* '''Played For Laughs:''' Archibald is a [[ComedicSociopathy Comedic Sociopath]] {{Comedic Sociopath|y}} MadScientist. Flora is TheDitz, a LoveFreak, and [[HystericalWoman prone to comically extreme overreactions to minor incidents]].
19th Aug '13 11:02:41 AM BibsDibs
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* '''Played For Laughs:''' Archibald is a [[ComedicSociopathy Comedic Sociopath]] MadScientist. Flora is TheDitz, a LoveFreak, and prone to comically extreme overreactions to minor incidents.

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* '''Played For Laughs:''' Archibald is a [[ComedicSociopathy Comedic Sociopath]] MadScientist. Flora is TheDitz, a LoveFreak, and [[HystericalWoman prone to comically extreme overreactions to minor incidents.incidents]].
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