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TruthInTelevision, as many glasses wearers can attest to. This behavior typically starts during infancy and lasts all through grade school, usually (but not always) tapering off during or after college, when people begin to realize how awkward and frankly bizarre it is to just take people's glasses off their faces. People doing this are normally trying to invoke {{Meganekko}}, SexySpectacles, and/or some combination of NerdGlasses and SmartPeopleWearGlasses. Depending on the style of glasses, this could also easily veer into MakingASpectacleOfYourself territory. Related to BlindWithoutEm and DroppedGlasses and very similar to PurelyAestheticGlasses.

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TruthInTelevision, as many glasses wearers can attest to. This behavior typically starts during infancy and lasts all through grade school, usually (but not always) tapering off during or after college, when people begin to realize how awkward and frankly bizarre it is to just take people's glasses off their faces. People doing this are normally trying to invoke {{Meganekko}}, SexySpectacles, and/or some combination of NerdGlasses and SmartPeopleWearGlasses. It can also be a direct result or consequence of HoldMyGlasses. Depending on the style of glasses, this could also easily veer into MakingASpectacleOfYourself territory. Related to BlindWithoutEm and DroppedGlasses and very similar to PurelyAestheticGlasses.


* In the ''Manga/{{Ranma|OneHalf}} vs. Franchise/{{Predator}}'' crossover fanfic by Jason Wages, Shampoo picks up Mousse's clothes (after the latter is turned into a duck) and gets curious about his coke-bottle glasses, trying them on. The extreme prescription disorients her at first, but it proves an incredible stroke of luck because [[spoiler:the glasses' distorsion happens to be ''exactly'' what's needed to cancel out the Predator's InvisibilityCloak, sparing Shampoo from being caught by surprise.]]

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* In the ''Manga/{{Ranma|OneHalf}} vs. Franchise/{{Predator}}'' crossover fanfic by Jason Wages, Shampoo picks up Mousse's clothes (after the latter is turned into a duck) and gets curious about his coke-bottle glasses, trying them on. The extreme prescription disorients her at first, but it proves an incredible stroke of luck because [[spoiler:the glasses' distorsion distortion happens to be ''exactly'' what's needed to cancel out the Predator's InvisibilityCloak, sparing Shampoo from being caught by surprise.]]


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TruthInTelevision, as many glasses wearers can attest to. This behavior typically starts during infancy and lasts all through grade school, usually (but not always) tapering off during or after college, when people begin to realize how awkward and frankly bizarre it is to just take people's glasses off their faces. People doing this are normally trying to invoke {{Meganekko}}, SexySpectacles, and/or some combination of NerdGlasses and SmartPeopleWearGlasses. Related to BlindWithoutEm and DroppedGlasses and very similar to PurelyAestheticGlasses.

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TruthInTelevision, as many glasses wearers can attest to. This behavior typically starts during infancy and lasts all through grade school, usually (but not always) tapering off during or after college, when people begin to realize how awkward and frankly bizarre it is to just take people's glasses off their faces. People doing this are normally trying to invoke {{Meganekko}}, SexySpectacles, and/or some combination of NerdGlasses and SmartPeopleWearGlasses. Depending on the style of glasses, this could also easily veer into MakingASpectacleOfYourself territory. Related to BlindWithoutEm and DroppedGlasses and very similar to PurelyAestheticGlasses.


* In ''Film/HarryPotterAndTheDeathlyHallowsPart1'', six other characters have to turn into Harry and consequently also have to wear his glasses; Hermione puts on a pair of Harry's glasses before transforming, and once she sees how much they adjust her eyesight, she criticizes his.

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* In ''Film/HarryPotterAndTheDeathlyHallowsPart1'', six ''Film/HarryPotterAndTheDeathlyHallowsPart1'': Six other characters have to turn into Harry and consequently also have to wear his glasses; glasses. Hermione puts on a pair of Harry's glasses before transforming, and once transforming. Once she sees how much they adjust her eyesight, she criticizes his.


* In ''Film/HarryPotterandtheDeathlyHallowsPart1'', six other characters have to turn into Harry, and consequently also have to wear his glasses; Hermione put on a pair of Harry's glasses before transforming, and once she sees how much they adjust her eyesight, she criticizes his.

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* In ''Film/HarryPotterandtheDeathlyHallowsPart1'', ''Film/HarryPotterAndTheDeathlyHallowsPart1'', six other characters have to turn into Harry, Harry and consequently also have to wear his glasses; Hermione put puts on a pair of Harry's glasses before transforming, and once she sees how much they adjust her eyesight, she criticizes his.

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* In ''Film/HarryPotterandtheDeathlyHallowsPart1'', six other characters have to turn into Harry, and consequently also have to wear his glasses; Hermione put on a pair of Harry's glasses before transforming, and once she sees how much they adjust her eyesight, she criticizes his.


TruthInTelevision, as many glasses wearers can attest to. This behavior typically starts during infancy and lasts all through grade school, usually (but not always) tapering off during or after college, when people begin to realize how awkward and frankly bizarre it is to just take people's glasses off their faces. People doing this are normally trying to invoke {{Meganekko}}, SexySpectacles, and/or some combination of NerdGlasses and SmartPeopleWearGlasses. Related to BlindWithoutEm and DroppedGlasses.

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TruthInTelevision, as many glasses wearers can attest to. This behavior typically starts during infancy and lasts all through grade school, usually (but not always) tapering off during or after college, when people begin to realize how awkward and frankly bizarre it is to just take people's glasses off their faces. People doing this are normally trying to invoke {{Meganekko}}, SexySpectacles, and/or some combination of NerdGlasses and SmartPeopleWearGlasses. Related to BlindWithoutEm and DroppedGlasses.
DroppedGlasses and very similar to PurelyAestheticGlasses.


* In a panel of ''Webcomic/GrrlPower'', [[https://grrlpowercomic.com/archives/comic/grrl-power-108-the-passion-of-the-pr-lady/ Dabbler keeps Sydney at bay]] [[AtArmsLength with a hand on her face]] after stealing her glasses and fooling around with them.

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* In a panel of ''Webcomic/GrrlPower'', [[https://grrlpowercomic.com/archives/comic/grrl-power-108-the-passion-of-the-pr-lady/ Dabbler keeps Sydney at bay]] [[AtArmsLength with a hand on her the latter's face]] after stealing her glasses and fooling around with them.


* In the ''Manga/{{Ranma|OneHalf}} vs. Franchise/{{Predator}}'' crossover fanfic by Jason Wages, Shampoo picks up Mousse's clothes (after the latter is turned into a duck) and gets curious about his cock-bottle glasses, trying them on. The extreme prescription disorients her at first, but it proves an incredible stroke of luck because [[spoiler:the glasses' distorsion happens to be ''exactly'' what's needed to cancel out the Predator's InvisibilityCloak, sparing Shampoo from being caught by surprise.]]

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* In the ''Manga/{{Ranma|OneHalf}} vs. Franchise/{{Predator}}'' crossover fanfic by Jason Wages, Shampoo picks up Mousse's clothes (after the latter is turned into a duck) and gets curious about his cock-bottle coke-bottle glasses, trying them on. The extreme prescription disorients her at first, but it proves an incredible stroke of luck because [[spoiler:the glasses' distorsion happens to be ''exactly'' what's needed to cancel out the Predator's InvisibilityCloak, sparing Shampoo from being caught by surprise.]]


* ''Webcomic/{{Questionable Content}}'': While both Faye and Marigold wear glasses, in [[https://www.questionablecontent.net/view.php?comic=2175 this strip]] they choose to try each other's glasses. Faye's prescription is so strong, it shocks Marigold. Faye jokes that Marigold's glasses make everyone look like anime characters...

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* ''Webcomic/{{Questionable Content}}'': In a panel of ''Webcomic/GrrlPower'', [[https://grrlpowercomic.com/archives/comic/grrl-power-108-the-passion-of-the-pr-lady/ Dabbler keeps Sydney at bay]] [[AtArmsLength with a hand on her face]] after stealing her glasses and fooling around with them.
* ''Webcomic/QuestionableContent'':
While both Faye and Marigold wear glasses, in [[https://www.questionablecontent.net/view.php?comic=2175 this strip]] they choose to try each other's glasses. Faye's prescription is so strong, it shocks Marigold. Faye jokes that Marigold's glasses make everyone look like anime characters...


There are a few reasons a character might want to wear another's glasses. As stated above, they may want to look "cool" or "smart." Similarly, they may just be curious if they've never worn glasses themselves. Another, more practical, reason is that they're having trouble seeing something far away or reading something, and might need glasses of their own. When a bully does this, it's usually to mock their victim, especially if said bully is engaging in a game of KeepAway.

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There are a few reasons a character might want to wear another's glasses. As stated above, they may want to look "cool" or "smart." "smart". Similarly, they may just be curious if they've never worn glasses themselves. Another, more practical, reason is that they're having trouble seeing something far away or reading something, and might need glasses of their own. When a bully does this, it's usually to mock their victim, especially if said bully is engaging in a game of KeepAway.


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* In the ''Manga/{{Ranma|OneHalf}} vs. Franchise/{{Predator}}'' crossover fanfic by Jason Wages, Shampoo picks up Mousse's clothes (after the latter is turned into a duck) and gets curious about his cock-bottle glasses, trying them on. The extreme prescription disorients her at first, but it proves an incredible stroke of luck because [[spoiler:the glasses' distorsion happens to be ''exactly'' what's needed to cancel out the Predator's InvisibilityCloak, sparing Shampoo from being caught by surprise.]]
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* ''Film/CaptainAmericaCivilWar'': When [[ComicBook/IronMan Tony Stark]] tries to recruit [[ComicBook/SpiderMan Peter Parker]], he briefly tries looking out of the goggles in Peter's CheapCostume.

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* ''Film/CaptainAmericaCivilWar'': When [[ComicBook/IronMan Tony Stark]] tries to recruit [[ComicBook/SpiderMan Peter Parker]], he the former briefly tries looking out of the goggles in Peter's the latter's CheapCostume.


TruthInTelevision, as many glasses wearers can attest to. This behavior typically starts when they're just babies and lasts all through grade school, usually (but not always) tapering off during or after college, when people begin to realize how awkward and frankly bizarre it is to just take people's glasses off their faces. People doing this are normally trying to invoke {{Meganekko}}, SexySpectacles, and/or some combination of NerdGlasses and SmartPeopleWearGlasses. Related to BlindWithoutEm and DroppedGlasses.

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TruthInTelevision, as many glasses wearers can attest to. This behavior typically starts when they're just babies during infancy and lasts all through grade school, usually (but not always) tapering off during or after college, when people begin to realize how awkward and frankly bizarre it is to just take people's glasses off their faces. People doing this are normally trying to invoke {{Meganekko}}, SexySpectacles, and/or some combination of NerdGlasses and SmartPeopleWearGlasses. Related to BlindWithoutEm and DroppedGlasses.


Asking to try on someone else's glasses could be a way of flirting with them, but most of the time, when somebody, real or fictional, snatches the glasses off of someone's face without asking first, they come off as rude and are demonstrating their inability to grasp the basic concept of [[NoSenseOfPersonalSpace personal space]].

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Asking to try on someone else's glasses could be a way of flirting with them, but most them. Most of the time, when somebody, real somebody (real or fictional, fictional) snatches the glasses off of someone's face without asking first, they come off as rude and are demonstrating their inability to grasp the basic concept of [[NoSenseOfPersonalSpace personal space]].



* ''Manga/MyHeroAcademia'': During the dorm room contest, it is revealed that Iida has a full shelve of spare glasses, that he treats as completely normal, to [[SpitTake Uraraka's amusement]]. It is not directly addressed, but attentive viewers may notice that for the rest of the competition, both Uraraka and Mina now each wear a pair of Iida's glasses.

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* ''Manga/MyHeroAcademia'': During the dorm room contest, it is contest it's revealed that Iida has a full shelve of spare glasses, that glasses he treats as completely normal, much to [[SpitTake Uraraka's amusement]]. It is It's not directly addressed, but attentive viewers may notice that for the rest of the competition, both Uraraka and Mina now each wear a pair of Iida's glasses.



* In Ignatz and Petra's B support in ''VideoGame/FireEmblemThreeHouses'', Petra is curious about trying on Ignatz's glasses (as nobody in her homeland of Brigid has bad eyesight, or at least nobody who survives does). Petra proceeds to get nauseous, falls over with Ignatz, and with complete sincerity decides they are like Heroes Relics that only certain people can use.

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* In Ignatz and Petra's B support in ''VideoGame/FireEmblemThreeHouses'', Petra is curious about trying on Ignatz's glasses (as nobody in her homeland of Brigid has bad eyesight, or at least nobody who survives does). Petra proceeds to get nauseous, falls over with Ignatz, and with complete sincerity decides they are like Heroes Heroes' Relics that only certain people can use.



* [[https://satwcomic.com/the-wonder-of-glasses In an early strip]] of ''Webcomic/ScandinaviaAndTheWorld'', Denmark tries out Sweden's glasses after the latter dropped them. HilarityEnsues, since Sweden is BlindWithoutThem and Denmark getting nauseous because everything is blurry.

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* [[https://satwcomic.com/the-wonder-of-glasses In an early strip]] of ''Webcomic/ScandinaviaAndTheWorld'', Denmark tries out Sweden's glasses after the latter dropped them. HilarityEnsues, since Sweden is BlindWithoutThem and Denmark getting gets nauseous because everything is blurry.



* This also happens with older teenagers and adults friends, usually to see how one looks with glasses, usually slef-deprecative. This is better when done with close friends and isn't a good flirting method likes medias could let you believe.

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* This also happens with among friends who are older teenagers and adults friends, usually to see how one looks with glasses, usually slef-deprecative. or young adults, often in a self-deprecating kind of way. This is better when done with close friends and isn't a good flirting method likes medias could let like some media would lead you to believe.

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