History PlayingWith / UnequalPairing

15th Aug '17 4:01:42 PM ectostar
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'''Basic Trope''': There is a noticeable power difference between two characters that are shipped, making one obviously dominant.
* '''Straight''': Bob is Alice's [[TeacherStudentRomance teacher]] and the two are [[{{Shipping}} shipped]] together very often, despite the fact that Bob could easily {{blackmail}} her into sleeping with him.

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'''Basic Trope''': There is a noticeable power difference between two characters that are shipped, {{shipp|ing}}ed, making one obviously dominant.
* '''Straight''': Bob is Alice's [[TeacherStudentRomance teacher]] {{teacher|StudentRomance}} and the two are [[{{Shipping}} shipped]] {{shipp|ing}}ed together very often, despite the fact that Bob could easily {{blackmail}} her into sleeping with him.



** The fans cry out that Alice and Bob are finally an OfficialCouple with no evidence to support this. When asked "why", they say that Bob is more powerful than Alice.

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** The fans cry out that Alice and Bob AliceAndBob are finally an OfficialCouple with no evidence to support this. When asked "why", they say that Bob is more powerful than Alice.



** The {{canon}} author or a fan ([[FanFic fic writer]]) wants to explore power dynamics and how they can affect relationships. So they {{ship|ping}}s Alice and Bob together.

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** The {{canon}} author or a fan ([[FanFic fic writer]]) wants to explore power dynamics and how they can affect relationships. So they {{ship|ping}}s {{ship|ping}} Alice and Bob together.
15th Aug '17 3:30:32 PM ectostar
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** {{Fangirl}}s draw {{yaoi}}[=/=]{{slash| fic}} fan art of Bob and {{God}} together, only to decide that Bob is ''too powerful'' for the pairing to work.

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** {{Fangirl}}s draw {{yaoi}}[=/=]{{slash| fic}} {{yaoi}}[=/=]{{slash|fic}} fan art of Bob and {{God}} together, only to decide that Bob is ''too powerful'' for the pairing to work.



** The {{canon}} author or a fan ([[FanFic fic writer]]) wants to explore power dynamics and how they can affect relationships. So (s)he {{ship|ping}}s Alice and Bob together.

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** The {{canon}} author or a fan ([[FanFic fic writer]]) wants to explore power dynamics and how they can affect relationships. So (s)he they {{ship|ping}}s Alice and Bob together.



* '''Defied''': Alice refuses to be in relationships with anyone who has power over her even if she really likes them.

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* '''Defied''': '''Defied''':
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Alice refuses to be in relationships with anyone who has power over her even if she really likes them.them.
** A FanFic writer makes an AlternateUniverseFic where Bob isn't Alice's teacher.
25th Jan '17 10:00:25 PM ectostar
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* '''Straight''': Bob is Alice's teacher and the two are shipped together very often, despite the fact that Bob could easily blackmail her into sleeping with him.

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* '''Straight''': Bob is Alice's teacher [[TeacherStudentRomance teacher]] and the two are shipped [[{{Shipping}} shipped]] together very often, despite the fact that Bob could easily blackmail {{blackmail}} her into sleeping with him.



** MindGameShip

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** MindGameShip MindGameShip.



** Bob and Alice, despite their differences in power and status, treat each other as equals.

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** Bob and Alice, AliceAndBob, despite their differences in power and status, treat each other as equals.



** The fans cry out that Bob and Alice are finally an OfficialCouple with no evidence to support this. When asked "why", they say that Bob is more powerful than Alice.

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** The fans cry out that Bob and Alice and Bob are finally an OfficialCouple with no evidence to support this. When asked "why", they say that Bob is more powerful than Alice.



** Bob and Alice are also in an on-and-off again relationship.
** Bob and/or Alice keeps changing their position in power.

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** Bob and Alice and Bob are also in an on-and-off again relationship.
** Bob Alice and/or Alice Bob keeps changing their position in power.



* '''Averted''': Bob and Alice have relatively equal status and power.

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* '''Averted''': Bob and Alice and Bob have relatively equal status and power.



** The {{canon}} author or a fan ([[FanFic fic writer]]) wants to explore power dynamics and how they can affect relationships. So (s)he {{ship|ping}}s Bob and Alice together.

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** The {{canon}} author or a fan ([[FanFic fic writer]]) wants to explore power dynamics and how they can affect relationships. So (s)he {{ship|ping}}s Bob and Alice and Bob together.



* '''Invoked''': Bob or Alice thinks PowerIsSexy and only goes for powerful (wo)men.
* '''Exploited''': Bob blackmails Alice.

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* '''Invoked''': Bob or Alice or Bob thinks PowerIsSexy and only goes for powerful (wo)men.
people.
* '''Exploited''': Bob blackmails {{blackmail}}s Alice.
29th Nov '14 2:57:06 PM BibsDibs
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** {{Fangirl}}s draw {{yaoi}}[=/=]{{slash| fic}} fan art of Bob and {{God}} together, only to decide that Bob is ''[[TestosteronePoisoning too powerful]]'' for the pairing to work.

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** {{Fangirl}}s draw {{yaoi}}[=/=]{{slash| fic}} fan art of Bob and {{God}} together, only to decide that Bob is ''[[TestosteronePoisoning too powerful]]'' ''too powerful'' for the pairing to work.
28th Nov '14 4:17:45 PM BibsDibs
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** {{Fangirl}}s draw {{yaoi}} and {{slash| fic}} fan art of Bob and {{God}} together, only to decide that Bob is ''[[TestosteronePoisoning too powerful]]'' for the pairing to work.

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** {{Fangirl}}s draw {{yaoi}} and {{slash| {{yaoi}}[=/=]{{slash| fic}} fan art of Bob and {{God}} together, only to decide that Bob is ''[[TestosteronePoisoning too powerful]]'' for the pairing to work.
28th Nov '14 4:16:48 PM BibsDibs
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** {{Fangirl}}s draw {{yaoi}} fan art of Bob and {{God}} together, only to decide that Bob is ''too powerful'' for the pairing to work.

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** {{Fangirl}}s draw {{yaoi}} and {{slash| fic}} fan art of Bob and {{God}} together, only to decide that Bob is ''too powerful'' ''[[TestosteronePoisoning too powerful]]'' for the pairing to work.
28th Jan '14 4:56:42 PM randomtroper89
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* '''Subverted''': Bob seems more powerful, but Alice turns out to be the long-lost heir to a vast fortune with many connections at her fingertips, which places her higher than Bob.

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* '''Subverted''': '''Subverted''':
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Bob seems more powerful, but Alice turns out to be the long-lost heir to a vast fortune with many connections at her fingertips, which places her higher than Bob.Bob.
** Alice actually is the one with the power in the relationship, and she uses it to undermine his authority over her.
2nd Oct '13 9:37:25 AM BibsDibs
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** Bob is paired with {{God}}.

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** [[DivineDate Bob is paired with with]] {{God}}.
27th Sep '13 6:04:37 PM BibsDibs
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** Bob and/or Alice keeps keep changing their position in power.

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** Bob and/or Alice keeps keep changing their position in power.
27th Sep '13 6:03:17 PM BibsDibs
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* '''Zig-Zagged''':
** Bob and Alice are also in an on-and-off again relationship.
** Bob and/or Alice keeps keep changing their position in power.
** The {{fandom}} switch back and forth between shipping Alice and Bob together to being against the Bob/Alice pairing.
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