History PlayingWith / StarterMarriage

12th Feb '16 11:39:28 AM MsChibi
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Back You're going back to StarterMarriageStarterMarriage already? But it seems like your wedding was just yesterday!
10th Jun '15 4:32:08 AM StarTropes
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* '''Deconstructed''': When Charlie learns that Alice divorced Bob so quickly and for petty reasons, he decides that marrying her isn't worth the risk of becoming ex #2.



* '''Played For Drama''': Bob genuinely expected their marriage to last forever. When he learns that Alice doesn't (or never did) feel the same way, he's DrivenToSuicide.



%%* '''Deconstructed''': ???



%%* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': ???
%%* '''Played For Laughs''': ???
%%* '''Played For Drama''': ???

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20th Mar '14 9:04:14 PM SKJAM
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* '''Downplayed''': ???

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* '''Downplayed''': ???Alice and Bob just shack up together for three years as their first real romantic relationship. Then they break up.
6th Aug '13 11:44:45 PM VPhantom
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* '''Defied''': Alice turns down the proposal, (or accepts it but insists on having a longer engagement) because she doesn't feel that they are ready for marriage.

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* '''Defied''': '''Defied''':
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Alice turns down the proposal, (or accepts it but insists on having a longer engagement) because she doesn't feel that they are ready for marriage.
6th Aug '13 10:38:49 PM dclark
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** Alice and Bob quickly begin to have difficulties in their marriage, but are committed enough to not give up and make it work.
8th Feb '13 1:43:37 PM MsChibiForgotHerPassword
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*'''Played For Laughs''': AliceAndBob go through a ToiletSeatDivorce.
2nd Feb '13 7:32:18 AM VPhantom
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* '''Basic Trope''': A short-lived first marriage
* '''Played Straight''': AliceAndBob get married. Three years later, they get divorced.
* '''Exaggerated''': AliceAndBob get married. Three ''days'' later, they get divorced.
* '''Up To Eleven''': AliceAndBob get married. Three ''hours'' later, they get divorced.
* '''Justified''': Alice and Bob married when they were too young and/or emotionally immature.

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* '''Basic Trope''': A short-lived first marriage
marriage.
* '''Played Straight''': '''Straight''': AliceAndBob get married. Three years later, they get divorced.
* '''Exaggerated''': '''Exaggerated''':
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AliceAndBob get married. Three ''days'' later, they get divorced.
* '''Up To Eleven''': ** AliceAndBob get married. Three ''hours'' later, they get divorced.
* '''Justified''': '''Downplayed''': ???
* '''Justified''':
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Alice and Bob married when they were too young and/or emotionally immature.



*** The marriage was an AccidentalMarriage; neither of them ''really'' wanted to get married.

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*** ** The marriage was an AccidentalMarriage; neither of them ''really'' wanted to get married.



* '''Subverted''': Alice and Bob decide to [[TakeAThirdOption see if they can work through their problems]] before getting divorced.

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* '''Subverted''': '''Subverted''':
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Alice and Bob decide to [[TakeAThirdOption see if they can work through their problems]] before getting divorced.



* '''Double Subverted''': Eventually, they do wind up getting divorced; whatever they tried before (couples' therapy, a trial separation, what have you) simply was not working.

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* '''Double Subverted''': Subverted''':
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Eventually, they do wind up getting divorced; whatever they tried before (couples' therapy, a trial separation, what have you) simply was not working.



* '''Deconstructed''':
* '''Reconstructed''':
* '''Parodied''': Alice and Bob go through the motions of the wedding ceremony and a reception, only to have the marriage [[ThatDidntHappen annulled]] immediately afterwards, using the wedding only to obtain attention and accolades from friends and family, and/or gifts.

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* '''Deconstructed''':
* '''Reconstructed''':
* '''Parodied''':
'''Parodied''':
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Alice and Bob go through the motions of the wedding ceremony and a reception, only to have the marriage [[ThatDidntHappen annulled]] immediately afterwards, using the wedding only to obtain attention and accolades from friends and family, and/or gifts.



* '''Lampshaded''': "My first marriage was just a practice round."

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* '''Lampshaded''': '''Zig Zagged''': ???
* '''Averted''': Alice and Bob don't get married.
* '''Enforced''':
** RuleOfDrama; TrueLoveIsBoring, and we want to make this DarkerAndEdgier.
** RelationshipWritingFumble.
** We need to prevent ShippingBedDeath.
** A TakeThat at a FanPreferredCouple the writers don't like.
** DerailingLoveInterests.
** SlidingScaleOfIdealismVersusCynicism.
* '''Lampshaded''':
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"My first marriage was just a practice round."



* '''Averted''': See "Inverted"
** Alice and Bob don't get married.
* '''Enforced''': RuleOfDrama; TrueLoveIsBoring, and we want to make this DarkerAndEdgier.
** RelationshipWritingFumble
** We need to prevent ShippingBedDeath
** A TakeThat at a FanPreferredCouple the writers don't like.
** DerailingLoveInterests
** SlidingScaleOfIdealismVersusCynicism
* '''Invoked''': Bob proposes to Alice, his [[HighSchoolSweethearts high school girlfriend]], right after graduation.

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* '''Averted''': See "Inverted"
** Alice and
'''Invoked''': Bob don't get married.
* '''Enforced''': RuleOfDrama; TrueLoveIsBoring, and we want
proposes to make this DarkerAndEdgier.Alice, his {{high school|Sweethearts}} girlfriend, right after graduation.
** RelationshipWritingFumble
** We need to prevent ShippingBedDeath
** A TakeThat at a FanPreferredCouple the writers don't like.
** DerailingLoveInterests
** SlidingScaleOfIdealismVersusCynicism
* '''Invoked''': Bob proposes to Alice, his [[HighSchoolSweethearts high school girlfriend]], right after graduation. '''Exploited''': ???



* '''Played For Laughs''': See "Parodied"
* '''Played For Drama''': Almost always is.



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'''Played For Laughs''': See "Parodied"
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'''Played For Drama''': Almost always is.


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17th Sep '12 8:08:41 AM VPhantom
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* '''Exaggerated''': AliceAndBob get married. Three ''months'' later, they get divorced.
* '''Up To Eleven''': AliceAndBob get married. Three ''days'' later, they get divorced.

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* '''Exaggerated''': AliceAndBob get married. Three ''months'' ''days'' later, they get divorced.
* '''Up To Eleven''': AliceAndBob get married. Three ''days'' ''hours'' later, they get divorced.
16th Sep '12 6:43:15 PM MsChibi
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* '''Enforced''': RuleOfDrama

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* '''Enforced''': RuleOfDramaRuleOfDrama; TrueLoveIsBoring, and we want to make this DarkerAndEdgier.
16th Sep '12 6:41:47 PM MsChibi
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** The divorce happens, but it happens more than five years down the road.
* '''Double Subverted''': Eventually, they do wind up getting divorced; whatever they tried before (couples' therapy, a trial separation, what have you) simply was not working.
** But it still is short-lived, and just because it's not a first marriage for one half of the couple doesn't mean it's not a first marriage for the other half.
** After remarrying each other, they get divorced again.
*'''Deconstructed''':
*'''Reconstructed''':
*'''Parodied''': Alice and Bob go through the motions of the wedding ceremony and a reception, only to have the marriage [[ThatDidntHappen annulled]] immediately afterwards, using the wedding only to obtain attention and accolades from friends and family, and/or gifts.
** Alice and Bob go to get the marriage license, which reads "practice marriage" on it.
*'''Lampshaded''': "My first marriage was just a practice round."
** "I promise to love you in good times and in bad, in sickness and in health, for richer or for poorer, for better or for worse, until death do us part, or until I get sick of you in five years, whichever comes first."
*'''Averted''': See "Inverted"
** Alice and Bob don't get married.
*'''Enforced''': RuleOfDrama
** RelationshipWritingFumble
** We need to prevent ShippingBedDeath
** A TakeThat at a FanPreferredCouple the writers don't like.
** DerailingLoveInterests
** SlidingScaleOfIdealismVersusCynicism
*'''Invoked''': Bob proposes to Alice, his [[HighSchoolSweethearts high school girlfriend]], right after graduation.
*'''Defied''': Alice turns down the proposal, (or accepts it but insists on having a longer engagement) because she doesn't feel that they are ready for marriage.
*'''Discussed''': "I thought marriage was supposed to be [[HappilyEverAfter forever]]."
*'''Conversed''': "It is, but some people just don't have what it takes. They'd rather just hit the ResetButton than accept the challenges of marriage."
*'''Played For Laughs''': See "Parodied"
*'''Played For Drama''': Almost always is.


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