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08:42:21 PM Aug 10th 2014
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12:42:46 AM Aug 11th 2014
That would be a lateral change; the current image is much less noisy.
07:09:52 AM Aug 11th 2014
What about this picture?
09:26:29 AM Aug 11th 2014
Far too blurry to work.
10:17:51 PM May 8th 2012
That is an excellent example. Go ahead and add it, if you want. They sort of fit the steriotypes too. Hermione is a nerd. Luna is a bit of a ditz or Cloud Cookoo Lander. Ginny is not too fiery per se. However there are some romantic passion when Harry get's involved. Ginny starts out with and crush, and grows to a full blown romance.

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They even get married and have three kids after the series.
11:26:55 PM Mar 30th 2012
What about Luna Lovegood, Hermione Granger, and Ginny Weasley? They are the 3 biggest characters of the main generation of the Harry Potter books/movies, and they fit the trope perfectly.
09:27:58 AM Mar 27th 2012
I don't know about the first Zelda game. According to the sprite, Zelda was a brunette in a RED dress :-/
05:37:04 PM Jul 13th 2011
Does anyone remember what the trope namer was? Because if it originated from the Matrix quote, then the entire thing would have started on a misinterpretation as the Matrix quote was only mentioned because he was trying to put emphasis on his innate ability to read the "code".
11:51:59 AM Dec 17th 2011
There was no specific trope namer. It's common enough that it doesn't have a truly iconic example, and BBR is pretty straight-forward as a title. The Matrix quote only helped decide launching as BBR rather than B Band R. And yes, he's talking about the code, but it also lets us know what's on his mind.
07:45:35 PM May 25th 2011
Okay, I have a question; there's a weird case of this trope that occurs within the same character (and I swear, it makes sense if you understand the plot). The character in question is a Red-Headed Heroine, who dies and comes back wrong as an Eerie Pale-Skinned Brunette. Her friends aim to get her soul back, which is depicted as having caramel blonde hair. Would this count? Or would it be a specific play on this trope, like an inversion (since this is normally for an ensemble, and this is three forms of the same person)?
06:56:58 PM Jul 23rd 2011
Weirdly enough, this has become a theme in a lot of my stories, including my fanfics. Hmm...
07:01:22 PM Dec 7th 2010
edited by Tableau
How come this is an Always Female trope? Can't this trope fit male teams too?
03:41:48 AM Dec 8th 2010
I think this is a case where it's Traditionally Female or Stereotypically Female rather than Always Female. The current state of the article (female-focused description, but plenty of male examples) indicates this rather elegantly; it would only take an added sentence or two to make it explicit.

The article probably doesn't belong in the Always Female index, though. Anybody mind if it's removed?
03:30:47 PM Dec 8th 2010
Maybe we could add a redirect too: Blond, Brunet, Redhead for males.
09:38:20 AM Feb 28th 2012
I agree with that. I was wondering if there could possibly be examples of unisex/co-ed instances. Maybe?
11:44:05 AM Sep 19th 2010
I edited the Superman example because Lana Lang is a redhead (in the comics, though there's been some variety in other media), and Lori Lemaris is a brunette.
09:23:24 AM Mar 9th 2010
Wasn't Posh A Brunette too?
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