Split: Innocence Virgin On Stupidity get usage counts

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1 shimaspawn23rd May 2011 09:57:38 AM from Here and Now , Relationship Status: In your bunk
Though it doesn't seem so at first glance, there are actually two tropes here in the examples. One with virgins behaving stupidly, and one about virgins and unicorns. The lengthy examples about virgins and unicorns really should get their own trope. They don't all really fit this one though they do have their own theme.
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I agree with splitting the trope. The unicorn examples seem rather out of place there to me, but I do think you are right about them sharing a theme.

If this trope is split, do you think the picture should be changed as well?
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3 shimaspawn23rd May 2011 10:20:14 AM from Here and Now , Relationship Status: In your bunk
I think so. The picture should probably go with the unicorns to keep the confusion for starting again.
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Wow, it hurts my head trying to see how those unicorn examples had anything to do with the trope (other than involving virgins). Horrible.
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5 32_Footsteps23rd May 2011 12:26:58 PM from Just north of Arkham , Relationship Status: THIS CONCEPT OF 'WUV' CONFUSES AND INFURIATES US!
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Agree with the split proposal. For the unicorn version, how about Unicorns Favor Virgins? And if you think that sounds a little perverted, well, academics do point out the inherent sexual undertones of many unicorn stories for a reason.
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It would have to be a subtrope of Nature Adores a Virgin.

[down]EDIT: Fair enough. It really sounds like it should be about unicorns and other animals being charmed by virgins, though.

edited 23rd May '11 1:12:41 PM by DoktorvonEurotrash

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7 shimaspawn23rd May 2011 12:46:01 PM from Here and Now , Relationship Status: In your bunk
[up] More like a sister trope. That's about virgins being sexually attractive.

edited 23rd May '11 12:46:30 PM by shimaspawn

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8 Fighteer23rd May 2011 12:59:48 PM from the Time Vortex , Relationship Status: Dancing with Captain Jack Harkness
9 Deboss23rd May 2011 06:54:49 PM from Awesomeville Texas
I see the Awesomeness.
Right then, somebody go ahead and split off Virgins And Unicorns. Find a better name if you think it's needed.
10 shimaspawn23rd May 2011 07:55:46 PM from Here and Now , Relationship Status: In your bunk
I think it needs a better name. Virgins Atract Unicorns? I'm not sure. I think I'll start a YKTTW for this to split it off. That way we can get more examples, not that we don't have a large number to start with.
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11 SalFishFin2nd Sep 2011 09:20:14 AM from on top of Your Mum , Relationship Status: I get a feeling so complicated...
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Another vote in favor of splitting.
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12 Madrugada2nd Sep 2011 10:10:01 AM , Relationship Status: In season
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Either make the YKTTW or don't, but I'm taking the tag off of Innocence Virgin On Stupidity.
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13 Camacan12th Oct 2011 03:06:26 AM from Australiatown
Got a holler to close. I'd like to close this, and I agree that a split would make sense — but it looks we're still awaiting the YMMV and trimming of the problem examples from the article.

edited 12th Oct '11 3:06:39 AM by Camacan

14 Gillespie12th Oct 2011 09:56:20 AM from Western Canada
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