Misused: Audio Erotica

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51 Rethkir31st May 2013 09:37:06 AM from the gap between dimensions
I think "attractive" is too broad. A voice can be attractive without being sexy. There are many examples of attractive voice that don't sound like audio sex. Isn't the whole point for the voice to be sexual?
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52 Larkmarn31st May 2013 10:09:16 AM , Relationship Status: Hello, I love you
And it continues to have nothing indicating it's supposed to be in-universe.

Really, we'd be broadening the name... and given the issue is overuse that seems like the worst of ideas.
Could we just... not have Death anymore?
Seduction In Their Voice; Reacts To Seduction In Their Voice

Another troper mentioned that the description was bad, and I agree. One sentence is there to "prevent" the trope from being This Troper finds the voice sexy. I will have a recommendation for you in about six hours. Show, Don't Tell is being interpreted as Audience Reaction. Using Jessica Rabbit as a comparison, I may find her as always having Audio Erotica, but it isn't always shown In-Universe. Her first onscreen appearance has her singing a seductive song to human men, and we SEE how attracted the men are. Our main protagonist becomes slack-jawed, an extra gets pushed around, and the entire club is silent, in contrast to the noise during the previous act.
Think it's time to call the crowner?(it appears to have more than enough votes)
Could we just... not have Death anymore?
Proposed Description, sorry it's late:

->"Even her voice is pure audio sex!" —>— Julia Evans on her Really Gets Around friend. "Mindstar Rising" by Peter F. Hamilton.

Some voices just ooze sex appeal. The other characters turn their heads, turn into drooling idiots, or immediately start flirting back. A form of Show, Don't Tell to the audience that we're supposed to find the voice attractive, seductive, or even erotic. Just saying, "their sexy voice" violates Show, Don't Tell, but still counts as this trope. What we're really looking for is when a crowd of chattering, raucous men turn absolutely silent because she's started talking, or hundred of girls Squee! because Mr. Tall, Dark, and Handsome said one word; "Hello".

As the audience, we don't determine what the characters are attracted to. We might think the voice is attractive, but the other character may not be interested in the voice and get very uncomfortable as the voice tries to get sexier and sexier. How the other characters react to the character with the voice is required to determine this trope's use.

In formats where the Audience cannot hear the voice, it may be described by the Narrator or other characters as; "Husky", "Breathy", "Deep", or even "sexy". If the other character asks the voice if they're naked, that character is turned on and flirting with the voice.

Characters falling for the Audio Erotica that can't see them (behind a door, over a phone, on the radio) may fall victim to the "Siren Switch", discovering that the attractive voice has a decidedly unattractive body. When it's not a particular voice, but an entire language that a character finds erotic, the correct trope is Everything Sounds Sexier in French. The source of the voice may even insist, I Didn't Mean to Turn You On, they're just that sexy.

No relation to Auto Erotica. <— likely cut, depending on rename.

edited 31st May '13 10:25:25 PM by crazysamaritan

Looks like the crowner can be called
57 SeptimusHeap4th Jun 2013 02:12:58 AM from Laniakea , Relationship Status: Mu
I agree, and thus I will ask for a crowner swap. Note that I didn't add all proposed names to the Alt Names crowner.
58 Willbyr4th Jun 2013 05:59:04 AM from North Little Rock, AR , Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
[up] The new crowner's swapped in.
Could we just... not have Death anymore?
Not enough votes yet.

4:0 Aroused by their voice

4:2 seductive voice

1:0 reaction to seductive voice
60 Willbyr21st Jun 2013 09:25:58 PM from North Little Rock, AR , Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
One more bump for votes...this is edging into calling territory.
61 Willbyr28th Jun 2013 10:05:15 AM from North Little Rock, AR , Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
62 SeptimusHeap29th Jun 2013 07:07:04 AM from Laniakea , Relationship Status: Mu
OK, did the rename, tagging and wick-moving and -cleaning.
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Alternative Titles: Audio Erotica
4th Jun '13 2:10:35 AM
Vote up names you like, vote down names you don't. Whether or not the title will actually be changed is determined with a different kind of crowner (the Single Proposition crowner). This one just collects and ranks alternative titles.
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