History PlayingWith / OppositesAttract

24th Jul '17 7:22:15 PM ectostar
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'''Basic Trope''': Two characters work well together because they’re diametric opposites.
* '''Straight''': AliceAndBob are a couple who clash more often than not. [[SlapSlapKiss Despite that, they’re also attracted to each other.]]

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'''Basic Trope''': Two characters work well together because they’re they're diametric opposites.
* '''Straight''': AliceAndBob are a couple who clash more often than not. [[SlapSlapKiss Despite that, they’re they're also attracted to each other.]]other]].



** Bob and Alice have extremely similar tastes — but they hate each other’s guts.

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** Bob and Alice have extremely similar tastes -- but they hate each other’s other's guts.



** They’re different and hate each other’s guts.

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** They’re They're different and hate each other’s other's guts.



* '''Double Subverted''': …That’s because they secretly ''are'' attracted to each other.

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* '''Double Subverted''': …That’s Subverted''': ...That's because they secretly ''are'' attracted to each other.



* '''Averted''': They’re not very good partners; or they have similar interests.

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* '''Averted''': They’re They're not very good partners; or they have similar interests.



* '''Lampshaded''': AliceAndBob both note that they can’t believe how madly in love they are given how different they are.

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* '''Lampshaded''': AliceAndBob both note that they can’t can't believe how madly in love they are given how different they are.



-->'''Bob''': This can’t happen that often. If it did, there would be far fewer families.\\
'''Alice''': Speaking from personal experience, it does. [[LikeParentLikeSpouse My parents have the same inexplicable attraction as you and I.]]
* '''Conversed''': “I give it till the last {{Sweeps}} next season.”

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-->'''Bob''': This can’t can't happen that often. If it did, there would be far fewer families.\\
'''Alice''': Speaking from personal experience, it does. [[LikeParentLikeSpouse My parents have the same inexplicable attraction as you and I.]]
I]].
* '''Conversed''': “I "I give it till the last {{Sweeps}} next season."



* '''Deconstructed''': Bob and Alice are initially attracted to each other because of their differences, and decide to get together because they think they complement each other. However, once in a committed relationship their disagreements start to wear on them, they begin to find each other’s differing traits annoying or bothersome, and the relationship ultimately fails painfully.
* '''Reconstructed''': Bob and Alice are usually very different people who bicker and have conflicting opinions. However, when together, they bring out the best out of each other by forcing them to go out of their way to appeal to each other’s sensibilities, and the fact that they bother to better themselves for each other in the first place is a sign of their relationship going somewhere.

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* '''Deconstructed''': Bob and Alice are initially attracted to each other because of their differences, and decide to get together because they think they complement each other. However, once in a committed relationship their disagreements start to wear on them, they begin to find each other’s other's differing traits annoying or bothersome, and the relationship ultimately fails painfully.
* '''Reconstructed''': Bob and Alice are usually very different people who bicker and have conflicting opinions. However, when together, they bring out the best out of each other by forcing them to go out of their way to appeal to each other’s other's sensibilities, and the fact that they bother to better themselves for each other in the first place is a sign of their relationship going somewhere.



Back to OppositesAttract. What’s that? You say you hate that trope? Well, seems like we’ll get on just fine.

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Back to OppositesAttract. What’s What's that? You say you hate that trope? Well, seems like we’ll we'll get on just fine.
6th Sep '16 7:56:53 AM VPhantom
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%%* '''Plotted a Good Waste''': ???
4th Sep '16 9:20:55 AM BananaPancakes
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'''Basic Trope''': Two characters work well together because they're diametric opposites.
* '''Straight''': Bob and Alice are a couple who clash more often than not. However, they're also attracted to each other.

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'''Basic Trope''': Two characters work well together because they're they’re diametric opposites.
* '''Straight''': Bob and Alice AliceAndBob are a couple who clash more often than not. However, they're [[SlapSlapKiss Despite that, they’re also attracted to each other.]]



** Bob and Alice have extremely similar tastes - but they hate each others' guts.

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** Bob and Alice have extremely similar tastes - but they hate each others' other’s guts.



** They're different and hate each other's guts.
* '''Subverted''': Bob and Alice clash frequently - when someone suggests that they are secretly in love with each other, they laugh it off.
* '''Double Subverted''': That's because they secretly ''are'' attracted to each other.

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** They're They’re different and hate each other's other’s guts.
* '''Subverted''': Bob and Alice clash frequently - frequently, and when someone suggests that they are secretly in love with each other, they laugh it off.
* '''Double Subverted''': That's …That’s because they secretly ''are'' attracted to each other.



* '''Zig Zagged''': ???
* '''Averted''': They're not that good of partners; or they have similar interests.

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* '''Zig Zagged''': ???
Alice and Bob are an OfficialCouple despite their mutually exclusive interests, while Pete and Sarah want nothing to do with each other for the same reason. Mike and Heidi are basically gender-swapped versions of each other and HappilyMarried, whereas Emily and Gilbert hate each other despite being so alike.
* '''Averted''': They're They’re not that very good of partners; or they have similar interests.



* '''Lampshaded''': ???
* '''Invoked''': ???
* '''Exploited''': ???
* '''Defied''': ???
* '''Discussed''': ???
* '''Conversed''': ???

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* '''Lampshaded''': ???
AliceAndBob both note that they can’t believe how madly in love they are given how different they are.
* '''Invoked''': ???
Alice and Bob choose each other hoping to moderate their personalities.
* '''Exploited''': ???
Either or both of them has a StalkerWithACrush who tells them they chose very wrong in love.
* '''Defied''': ???
Alice and Bob take every precaution to avoid each other.
* '''Discussed''': ???
On their honeymoon, Bob and Alice exchange this dialogue:
-->'''Bob''': This can’t happen that often. If it did, there would be far fewer families.\\
'''Alice''': Speaking from personal experience, it does. [[LikeParentLikeSpouse My parents have the same inexplicable attraction as you and I.]]
* '''Conversed''': ???“I give it till the last {{Sweeps}} next season.”



* '''Deconstructed''': Bob and Alice are initially attracted to each other because of their differences, and decide to get together because they think they complement each other. However, once in a committed relationship their disagreements start to wear on them, they begin to find each others' differing traits annoying or bothersome, and the relationship ultimately fails painfully.
* '''Reconstructed''': Bob and Alice are usually very different people who bicker and have conflicting opinions. However, when together, they bring out the best out of each other by forcing them to go out of their way to appeal to each other's sensibilities, and the fact that they bother to better themselves for each other in the first place is a sign of their relationship going somewhere.

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* '''Deconstructed''': Bob and Alice are initially attracted to each other because of their differences, and decide to get together because they think they complement each other. However, once in a committed relationship their disagreements start to wear on them, they begin to find each others' other’s differing traits annoying or bothersome, and the relationship ultimately fails painfully.
* '''Reconstructed''': Bob and Alice are usually very different people who bicker and have conflicting opinions. However, when together, they bring out the best out of each other by forcing them to go out of their way to appeal to each other's other’s sensibilities, and the fact that they bother to better themselves for each other in the first place is a sign of their relationship going somewhere.somewhere.
%%* '''Plotted a Good Waste''': ???
%%* '''Played for Laughs''': ???
%%* '''Played for Drama''': ???



Back to OppositesAttract. What's that? You say you hate that trope? Well, seems like we'll get on just fine.
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%%* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': ???
%%* '''Played For Laughs''': ???
%%* '''Played For Drama''': ???

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Back to OppositesAttract. What's What’s that? You say you hate that trope? Well, seems like we'll we’ll get on just fine.
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26th Aug '16 5:07:29 PM TMNTFanGirl
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* '''Downplayed''': Bob likes dogs. Alice prefers cats. Despite this tiny difference, they become great friends.

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* '''Downplayed''': Bob likes dogs. loves dogs while Alice prefers cats. Despite this tiny difference, they become great friends.
13th Jan '16 6:08:29 PM TMNTFanGirl
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* '''Exaggerated''': Bob and Alice seemingly have nothing in common, but they're madly in love with each other.

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* '''Exaggerated''': Bob and Alice seemingly have nothing in common, common but they're are still madly in love with each other.
30th Dec '15 9:16:15 AM RomanBowler
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* '''Implied''': Alice and Bob often sit next to each other at outings.



%%* '''Implied''': ???
2nd May '13 8:07:11 AM BibsDibs
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Added DiffLines:

** They're different and hate each other's guts.
30th Mar '13 5:23:46 PM BibsDibs
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* '''Enforced''': The author wants the relationship to add to a character by having a {{Foil}} as the {{Love Interest}}.

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* '''Enforced''': The author wants the relationship to add to a character by having a {{Foil}} as the {{Love Interest}}.LoveInterest.
30th Mar '13 5:19:36 PM BibsDibs
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* '''Enforced''': ???

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* '''Enforced''': ???The author wants the relationship to add to a character by having a {{Foil}} as the {{Love Interest}}.
10th Mar '13 9:28:51 AM Tangerineandpuce
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* '''Downplayed''': Bob likes dogs. Alice prefers cats. Despite this ti y difference, they become great friends.

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* '''Downplayed''': Bob likes dogs. Alice prefers cats. Despite this ti y tiny difference, they become great friends.
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