'''Basic Trope''': StockPhrase used by a character who unexpectedly received romantic attention from their seemingly unattainable crush.
* '''Straight''': [[OrdinaryHighSchoolStudent Vivian]] is delighted to realize that [[LovableJock Jacques]] returns her feelings.
* '''Exaggerated''': Vivian [[{{Squee}} shrieks for joy]] when Jacques gives her a passing glance.
* '''Downplayed''': Vivian is happy that Jacques finally showed her romantic attention, but isn't as surprised as she might be because she's been hinting to him for weeks that she's interested.
* '''Justified''': Vivian [[ShrinkingViolet has low self-esteem]] and doesn't realize that she's [[NerdsAreSexy actually]] [[{{Moe}} quite]] [[HollywoodHomely attractive]]. Jacques also finds her much safer than the resident {{Rich Bitch}}es and {{Alpha Bitch}}es.
* '''Inverted''':
** Vivian views Jacques as an AbhorrentAdmirer.
** Vivian makes an AnguishedDeclarationOfLove.
** I can't believe a guy like [[CoolLoser you]] didn't notice [[AlphaBitch me]]!
* '''Gender-Flipped''': [[CoolLoser Vincent]] is happily surprised when [[SpoiledSweet Jacqueline]] asks him out.
* '''Subverted''': Jacques [[ManipulativeBastard tells Vivian he likes her]], knowing Vivian will [[LivingEmotionalCrutch adore him]] and [[AllTakeAndNoGive do whatever he asks]]...
* '''Double Subverted''': ...but Vivian doesn't care, [[LoveMartyr enjoying Jacques' attention even when she knows he's lying]].
* '''Parodied''': Vivian [[TheGlomp glomps]] [[LoveMakesYouCrazy everything in a fifteen-meter radius for sheer joy]] when the [[InformedAttractiveness completely normal-looking]] Jacques asks to [[NoHuggingNoKissing hold hands]] with her.
* '''Zig Zagged''': ...and Jacques learns AllThereIsToKnowAboutTheCryingGame.
* '''Averted''': Vivian is Jacques' social equal, and therefore isn't surprised when he asks her out.
* '''Enforced''': "[[WishFulfillment All girls secretly dream their crush feels the same way.]] Vivian's gotta react the same way that most girls would react if this really happened."
* '''Lampshaded''': "[[WhatDoesHeSeeInHer How'd Vivian score that hottie Jacques?!]] She isn't in his league!"
* '''Invoked''': "Betcha ten bucks Vivian'll flip if you ask her out!"
* '''Exploited''': ???
* '''Defied''': "I ''KNEW'' he liked me!"
* '''Discussed''': "Ever notice how '[[HollywoodHomely ugly girls]]' always react the same way whenever a hot guy asks them out?"
* '''Conversed''': "I can't believe he asked Vivian out! He's WAY out of her league!"
* '''Deconstructed''': [[TheWoobie Vivian]] is a self-loathing BrokenBird who fails to notice any of her own redeeming qualities. [[NiceGuy Jacques]], however, notices that Vivian is a decent, attractive person despite her poor self-image. Vivian cannot believe that Jacques could possibly like her, and therefore doesn't trust him. They begin dating, but Vivian refuses to open up, [[SelfFulfillingProphecy positive Jacques will dump her]]. Eventually, Jacques decides that dating Vivian is too frustrating, and gives up.
* '''Reconstructed''': However, after Jacques dumps her, Vivian realizes that Jacques wouldn't have spent as much time trying to woo her if he wasn't serious. She takes a better look at herself and realizes that her self-hatred and fatalistic attitude were preventing her from being happy. Vivian adopts a more positive attitude and asks Jacques for a second chance, happily surprised when he agrees.
* '''Played For Laughs:''' Vivian's reaction of surprise is completely disproportionate to whatever the gap between their social ranks. Jacques edges away awkwardly as Vivian dissolves into very loud euphoria.
* '''Played For Drama:''' Jacques' entirely unexpected proposal for a date leaves Vivian surprised, confused and suspicious. She begins to suspect that Jacques might actually be dangerous, or at least untrustworthy. While Vivian goes along on the off-chance his offer is genuine, she secretly asks some friends to eat at the restaurant at a different table just in case something happens. She ends up glad she did.
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