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->''"I have tried to express the terrible passions of humanity by means of red and green."''
-->-- '''Creator/VincentVanGogh''' on "The Night Cafe"


Similarly to [[RedIndexBlueIndex red and blue]], there's just something about red and green that catches most people's attention. Red and green traffic lights, red and green {{Christmas| Tropes}} colors, redheads with green eyes, [[Franchise/SuperMarioBros Mario and Luigi]], etc. In much of the world, this ''is'' also red and blue, particularly where UsefulNotes/GreenIsBlue.

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Similarly to [[RedIndexBlueIndex red and blue]], there's just something about [[RedGreenContrast red and green green]] that catches most people's attention. Red and green traffic lights, red and green {{Christmas| Tropes}} colors, redheads with green eyes, [[Franchise/SuperMarioBros Mario and Luigi]], etc. In much of the world, this ''is'' also red and blue, particularly where UsefulNotes/GreenIsBlue.


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* RedGreenContrast


No relation to ''Series/TheRedGreenShow''.

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No relation to ''Series/TheRedGreenShow''.''Series/TheRedGreenShow'' or ''Anime/GreenVsRed''.


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* ColorBlindConfusion: When red/green colorblindness comes into play.


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* OnceGreenMars


Similarly to [[RedIndexBlueIndex red and blue]], there's just something about [[color:red:red]] and [[color:green:green]] that catches most people's attention. [[color:red:Red]] and [[color:green:green]] traffic lights, [[color:red:red]] and [[color:green:green]] {{Christmas| Tropes}} colors, [[color:red:red]]heads with [[color:green:green]] eyes, [[Franchise/SuperMarioBros Mario and Luigi]], etc. In much of the world, this ''is'' also [[color:red:red]] and [[color:green:bl]][[color:blue:ue]], particularly where UsefulNotes/GreenIsBlue.

This contrast is {{averted}} in the 1 out of 8 men and 1 out of 200 women who are [[color:red:red]]-[[color:green:green]] [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Red-green_colorblind colorblind]], and neither color is distinguishable from [[TheYellowIndex yellow]] either.

[[color:red:Red]] (or similar [[color:orange:orange]]) and [[color:green:green]] are popular colors to contrast on national flags, often alongside neutral colors (such as [[TropesInWhite white]] or [[TropesInBlack black]]) or with inbetween color [[TheYellowIndex yellow]].

[[color:yellow:Yellow]] is, in fact, the color created when red and green are combined in the light-based RGB colorspace. But if you try to combine red and green paints, you get [[ThisIndexIsBrown brown]].

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Similarly to [[RedIndexBlueIndex red and blue]], there's just something about [[color:red:red]] red and [[color:green:green]] green that catches most people's attention. [[color:red:Red]] Red and [[color:green:green]] green traffic lights, [[color:red:red]] red and [[color:green:green]] green {{Christmas| Tropes}} colors, [[color:red:red]]heads redheads with [[color:green:green]] green eyes, [[Franchise/SuperMarioBros Mario and Luigi]], etc. In much of the world, this ''is'' also [[color:red:red]] red and [[color:green:bl]][[color:blue:ue]], blue, particularly where UsefulNotes/GreenIsBlue.

This contrast is {{averted}} in the 1 out of 8 men and 1 out of 200 women who are [[color:red:red]]-[[color:green:green]] red-green [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Red-green_colorblind colorblind]], and neither color is distinguishable from [[TheYellowIndex yellow]] either.

[[color:red:Red]] Red (or similar [[color:orange:orange]]) orange) and [[color:green:green]] green are popular colors to contrast on national flags, often alongside neutral colors (such as [[TropesInWhite white]] or [[TropesInBlack black]]) or with inbetween in-between color [[TheYellowIndex yellow]].

[[color:yellow:Yellow]] Yellow is, in fact, the color created when red and green are combined in the light-based RGB colorspace.color space. But if you try to combine red and green paints, you get [[ThisIndexIsBrown brown]].


Similarly to [[RedIndexBlueIndex red and blue]], there's just something about [[color:red:red]] and [[color:green:green]] that catches most people's attention. [[color:red:Red]] and [[color:green:green]] traffic lights, [[color:red:red]] and [[color:green:green]] {{Christmas| Tropes}} colors, [[color:red:red]]heads with [[color:green:green]] eyes, [[SuperMarioBros Mario and Luigi]], etc. In much of the world, this ''is'' also [[color:red:red]] and [[color:green:bl]][[color:blue:ue]], particularly where UsefulNotes/GreenIsBlue.

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Similarly to [[RedIndexBlueIndex red and blue]], there's just something about [[color:red:red]] and [[color:green:green]] that catches most people's attention. [[color:red:Red]] and [[color:green:green]] traffic lights, [[color:red:red]] and [[color:green:green]] {{Christmas| Tropes}} colors, [[color:red:red]]heads with [[color:green:green]] eyes, [[SuperMarioBros [[Franchise/SuperMarioBros Mario and Luigi]], etc. In much of the world, this ''is'' also [[color:red:red]] and [[color:green:bl]][[color:blue:ue]], particularly where UsefulNotes/GreenIsBlue.


No relation to ''TheRedGreenShow''.

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No relation to ''TheRedGreenShow''.''Series/TheRedGreenShow''.


[[caption-width-right:350:Inside the [[PaintTheIndexRed red]] and {{green| tropes}} is [[EverythingsBetterWithChocolate delicious]] [[ThisIndexIsBrown brown]].[[note]] Though one way or another, it all [[ToiletHumour ends up brown]].[[/note]]]]

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[[caption-width-right:350:Inside the [[PaintTheIndexRed red]] and {{green| tropes}} {{green|Tropes}} is [[EverythingsBetterWithChocolate delicious]] delicious [[ThisIndexIsBrown brown]].[[note]] Though one way or another, it all [[ToiletHumour ends up brown]].[[/note]]]]


Similarly to [[RedIndexBlueIndex red and blue]], there's just something about [[color:red:red]] and [[color:green:green]] that catches most people's attention. [[color:red:Red]] and [[color:green:green]] traffic lights, [[color:red:red]] and [[color:green:green]] {{Christmas| Tropes}} colors, [[color:red:red]]heads with [[color:green:green]] eyes, [[SuperMarioBros Mario and Luigi]], etc. In much of the world, this ''is'' also [[color:red:red]] and [[color:green:bl]][[color:blue:ue]], particularly where GreenIsBlue.

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Similarly to [[RedIndexBlueIndex red and blue]], there's just something about [[color:red:red]] and [[color:green:green]] that catches most people's attention. [[color:red:Red]] and [[color:green:green]] traffic lights, [[color:red:red]] and [[color:green:green]] {{Christmas| Tropes}} colors, [[color:red:red]]heads with [[color:green:green]] eyes, [[SuperMarioBros Mario and Luigi]], etc. In much of the world, this ''is'' also [[color:red:red]] and [[color:green:bl]][[color:blue:ue]], particularly where GreenIsBlue.
UsefulNotes/GreenIsBlue.

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No relation to ''TheRedGreenShow''.


[[caption-width-right:350:Inside the [[PaintTheIndexRed red]] and {{green| tropes}} is [[EverythingsBetterWithChocolate delicious]] [[ThisIndexIsBrown brown]].[[hottip:*: Though one way or another, it all [[ToiletHumour ends up brown]].]]]]

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[[caption-width-right:350:Inside the [[PaintTheIndexRed red]] and {{green| tropes}} is [[EverythingsBetterWithChocolate delicious]] [[ThisIndexIsBrown brown]].[[hottip:*: [[note]] Though one way or another, it all [[ToiletHumour ends up brown]].]]]][[/note]]]]


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[[color:red:Red]] (or similar [[color:orange:orange]]) and [[color:green:green]] are popular colors to contrast on national flags, often alongside neutral colors (such as [[TropesInWhite white]] or [[TropesInBlack black]]) or with inbetween color [[TheYellowIndex yellow]].




[[color:red:Red]] (or similar [[color:orange:orange]]) and [[color:green:green]] are popular colors to contrast on national flags, often alongside neutral colors (such as [[TropesInWhite white]] or [[TropesInBlack black]]) or with inbetween color [[TheYellowIndex yellow]].



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* TheRedGreenShow: A work, not a trope. But the contrast between [[color:green:red]] and [[color:red:green]] is played with.



+ TheYellowIndex


Similarly to [[RedIndexBlueIndex red and blue]], there's just something about [[color:red:red]] and [[color:green:green]] that catches most people's attention. [[color:red:Red]] and [[color:green:green]] traffic lights, [[color:red:red]] and [[color:green:green]] {{Christmas| Tropes}} colors, [[color:red:red]]heads with [[color:green:green]] eyes, etc. In much of the world, this ''is'' also [[color:red:red]] and [[color:green:bl]][[color:blue:ue]], particularly where GreenIsBlue.

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Similarly to [[RedIndexBlueIndex red and blue]], there's just something about [[color:red:red]] and [[color:green:green]] that catches most people's attention. [[color:red:Red]] and [[color:green:green]] traffic lights, [[color:red:red]] and [[color:green:green]] {{Christmas| Tropes}} colors, [[color:red:red]]heads with [[color:green:green]] eyes, [[SuperMarioBros Mario and Luigi]], etc. In much of the world, this ''is'' also [[color:red:red]] and [[color:green:bl]][[color:blue:ue]], particularly where GreenIsBlue.

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