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Playing With: Carpet of Virility
Basic Trope: A Rated M for Manly character is hairy.
  • Straight: Bob Badass has a hairy chest visible during his Shirtless Scene.
  • Exaggerated:
    • Bob is covered by a thick pelt everywhere.
    • Bob is so covered in hair, he's practically a Wolf Man.
  • Downplayed: Bob's chest is hairy, though not unrealistically so.
  • Justified: Bob is much older than the rest of the male cast that consists primarily of teenagers and very young adults.
  • Inverted:
    • Bob Badass has a smooth chest, though the rest of his body is very hairy.
    • Bob has a hairy chest, but he's very sensitive and Weaksauce Weakness personified.
  • Gender Inverted: Alice is a very hairy woman, which she may or may not feel self-conscious about.
  • Subverted:
  • Double Subverted:
  • Parodied:
    • Bob is mistaken for Bigfoot because he's so hairy.
    • Bob feels self-conscious, as body hair goes out of style, and heads to a salon for Painful Body Waxing.
  • Zig Zagged: ???
  • Averted: Bob is a smooth-chested Bishounen
  • Enforced: "We need to show that this guy is so Badass that he sweats testosterone! Let's give him a nice chest rug!"
  • Lampshaded: "Bob, could you put a sweater on or something? That chest rug of yours is too pornographic for my eyes."
  • Invoked: Bob starts taking anabolic steroids, and this is an unintended side effect.
  • Exploited: After an extended Shower Scene, Bob becomes Mr. Fanservice.
  • Defied: Bob doesn't like body hair, and so removes it.
  • Discussed: ???
  • Conversed: ???
  • Played For Drama: As body hair goes out of style, Bob gets teased for being hairy.

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