History PlayingWith / ParentalMarriageVeto

5th Jul '15 3:07:21 AM StarTropes
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* '''Parodied''': Alice's parents are selective. They like some of her boyfriends, hate others, and want Alice's sister Claire to remain single no matter what.
* '''Zig Zagged''': ???

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* '''Parodied''': ???
* '''Zig Zagged''':
Alice's parents are selective. They like some of her boyfriends, hate others, and want Alice's sister Claire to remain single no matter what.
* '''Zig Zagged''': ???
what.
7th Feb '15 11:43:16 PM TrickyTroper
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** Alice's parents reject Bob for having a pulse.



* '''Parodied''': Alice's parents reject Bob for having a pulse.
* '''Zig Zagged''': Alice's parents are selective. They like some of her boyfriends, hate others, and want Alice's sister Claire to remain single no matter what.

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* '''Parodied''': Alice's parents reject Bob for having a pulse.
* '''Zig Zagged''':
Alice's parents are selective. They like some of her boyfriends, hate others, and want Alice's sister Claire to remain single no matter what.what.
* '''Zig Zagged''': ???
23rd Nov '14 6:28:06 PM TrickyTroper
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** Alice's parents already know Bob, and they know he's a terrible person.
** Alice is already [[ArrangedMarriage betrothed to]] someone else.

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** Alice's parents already know Bob, and they know he's a terrible person. \n** Alice is already [[ArrangedMarriage betrothed to]] someone else.



* '''Subverted''': When Alice takes Bob to meet her parents, she warns him that they don't like him. However, Alice's parents are very polite to Bob during the visit.
* '''Double Subverted''': But once he leaves, they have nothing but bad things to say about him.

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* '''Subverted''': '''Subverted''':
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When Alice takes Bob to meet her parents, she warns him that they don't like him. However, Alice's parents are very polite to Bob during the visit.
** Alice respects her parents' wishes and breaks up with Bob.
* '''Double Subverted''': Subverted''':
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But once he leaves, they have nothing but bad things to say about him.him.
** [[DeathOfTheHypotenuse Alice's new boyfriend David dies]], and Alice gets back with Bob against her parents' wishes.



** Alice's parents get along with Bob.

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** Alice's parents get along with Bob.



** Alice disobeys [[SelfMadeOrphan or kills]] her parents.

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** Alice disobeys [[SelfMadeOrphan or kills]] murders her parents.parents]]. With them out of the picture, she can marry Bob without hassle.
** Alice never lets her parents meet Bob.



* '''Conversed''': "What the hell does it matter what Mr. and Mrs. Troper think of Bob, as long as he loves Alice?!"

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* '''Conversed''': "What the hell does it matter what Mr. and Mrs. Troper think of Bob, as long as he loves Alice?!"Alice? It's Alice's choice, after all."



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

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5th Jun '14 8:10:07 PM TrickyTroper
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** Alice's parents want her to remain single.
2nd Jun '14 4:34:07 PM TrickyTroper
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** Alice's parents ''hate'' Bob despite never having met him even once.

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** Alice's parents ''hate'' Bob despite never having met him even once.



* '''Downplayed''': Alice's parents would have preferred that she marry Charles instead, but Bob isn't that bad.

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* '''Downplayed''': Alice's parents would have preferred that she marry Charles instead, but Bob isn't that bad.know of other men who are worse than Bob.



* '''Inverted''':

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** Alice and Bob are of different social classes.
** Bob is sterile, and Alice's parents [[IWantGrandkids want to have grandchildren someday]].
* '''Inverted''': '''Inverted''':



** Alice's daughter, Carol, doesn't want her mother to marry, perhaps because she's used to their one-on-one relationship.

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** Alice's daughter, Carol, [[DisappearedDad doesn't want her single mother to marry, marry]], perhaps because she's used to their [[OnlyChildSyndrome one-on-one relationship.relationship]].



** Alice's parents really like Bob.
** AliceAndBob are not a couple and/or Alice's parents have never met Bob.

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** Alice's parents really like get along with Bob.
** AliceAndBob are not a couple and/or Alice's parents have never met Bob.Bob.
** AliceAndBob are not a couple.



** Alice's social class



* '''Defied''':
** Alice and Bob's parents make an effort to accept Alice's LoveInterests just the way they are, and get to know them before judging or critiquing them.

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* '''Defied''':
'''Defied''':
** Alice and Bob's Alice's parents make an effort to accept Alice's LoveInterests just the way they are, and get to know them before without judging or critiquing them.



* '''Reconstructed''': But Bob proves what a good person he is, and proves his love for Alice, and her parents eventually accept him, though they still wish that Alice had gone with Charles.

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* '''Reconstructed''': '''Reconstructed''':
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But Bob proves what a good person he is, and proves his love for Alice, and her Alice. Her parents eventually come to accept him, though they still wish that Alice had gone with Charles.Charles.
** Alice's parents are arrested for attempting to thwart Alice and Bob's wedding, but have a friend who is still plotting to break them up.



* '''Played For Drama''': Alice suffers HonorRelatedAbuse for getting together with Bob.

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* '''Played For Drama''': Alice suffers HonorRelatedAbuse for getting together with Bob.
2nd Jun '14 4:27:10 PM TrickyTroper
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** Alice's parents kidnap Bob and send him to a foreign contry to prevent him from ever meeting Alice again.

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** Alice's parents kidnap Bob and send him to a foreign contry country to prevent him from ever meeting Alice again.



** Alice doesn't want her mother to remarry.

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** Alice Alice's daughter, Carol, doesn't want her mother to remarry.marry, perhaps because she's used to their one-on-one relationship.



* '''Zig Zagged''': Alice's parents are selective. They like some of her boyfriends, hate others, and want Alice's sister Claire to remain single.
* '''Averted''':

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* '''Zig Zagged''': Alice's parents are selective. They like some of her boyfriends, hate others, and want Alice's sister Claire to remain single.
single no matter what.
* '''Averted''': '''Averted''':



* '''Enforced''':

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



* '''Lampshaded''': "But Daddy, he loves me!"
* '''Invoked''': [[FreakyFashionMildMind Bob]] shows up at Alice's house looking like a punk-rocker or other such "undesirable person". (as defined by the likes of Alice's parents)

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* '''Lampshaded''': "But Daddy, he loves me!"
"Look, I know you hate Bob, but we're getting married anyway. And there's nothing you can do about it."
* '''Invoked''': [[FreakyFashionMildMind Bob]] shows up at Alice's house looking like a punk-rocker or other such "undesirable person". (as defined by the likes of person", specifically so Alice's parents)parents will hate him.



* '''Discussed''': "Now, I have to warn you, baby, my parents are tough to impress."

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* '''Discussed''': "Now, I have to warn you, baby, my parents are tough to impress. Maybe we shouldn't visit them until after the wedding."



* '''Implied''': AliceAndBob never visit Alice's parents, though they live in the same city.



* '''Reconstructed''': But Bob proves what a good person he is, and proves his love for Alice, and her parents eventually accept him.

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* '''Reconstructed''': But Bob proves what a good person he is, and proves his love for Alice, and her parents eventually accept him.him, though they still wish that Alice had gone with Charles.



%%* '''Implied''': ???
24th Jan '14 2:49:54 PM TrickyTroper
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** Alice's parents attempt to thwart Alice and Bob's wedding, and are arrested.
24th Jan '14 2:48:23 PM TrickyTroper
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** Alice doesn't want her mother to remarry.



* '''Zig Zagged''': Alice's parents like some of her boyfriends, and hate others.

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* '''Zig Zagged''': Alice's parents are selective. They like some of her boyfriends, and hate others.others, and want Alice's sister Claire to remain single.
20th Nov '13 9:18:24 AM TrickyTroper
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** Alice disobeys ([[SelfMadeOrphan or ''kills'']]) her parents.

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** Alice disobeys ([[SelfMadeOrphan [[SelfMadeOrphan or ''kills'']]) kills]] her parents.
20th Nov '13 9:18:00 AM TrickyTroper
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** Alice disobeys (or ''kills'') her parents.

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** Alice disobeys (or ''kills'') ([[SelfMadeOrphan or ''kills'']]) her parents.
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