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* TheGunfighterWannabe

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* TheGunfighterWannabeTheGunfighterWannabe: Wants to be a gunslinger, but is woefully unsuited to the job.


* PrinceCharmingWannabe: He wants to be the dashing hero who will sweep the heroine off her feet. But she wants nothing to do with him, and he won't take the hint.

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* PrinceCharmingWannabe: He wants to be the dashing hero who will thinks he'll sweep the heroine her off her feet. But she She wants nothing to do with him, and he won't take the hint.him.


* PrinceCharmingWannabe

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* PrinceCharmingWannabePrinceCharmingWannabe: He wants to be the dashing hero who will sweep the heroine off her feet. But she wants nothing to do with him, and he won't take the hint.


* TheObiWannabe

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* TheObiWannabeTheObiWannabe: A "mentor" whose advice turns out to be terrible.

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->''"Iím tired of being a wannabe league bowler. I wanna be a league bowler!"''
-->-- '''Homer Simpson''', ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'', "[[Recap/TheSimpsonsS7E12TeamHomer Team Homer]]"


* BigBadWannabe
* CasanovaWannabe

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* BigBadWannabe
BigBadWannabe: A villain who wants to be seen as the most important threat, but is too incompetent and/or vulnerable to pull it off.
* CasanovaWannabeCasanovaWannabe: A man wants to sleep with as many women as he can, but gets rejected by every single female he tries to seduce.



* DreadedKidsTable

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* DreadedKidsTableDreadedKidsTable: A child who's getting older doesn't want to sit at the kids' table anymore.



* IJustWantToBeBadass
* IJustWantToBeBeautiful
* IJustWantToBeLoved
* IJustWantToBeNormal
* IJustWantToBeSpecial

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* IJustWantToBeBadass
IJustWantToBeBadass: A wimp wants to be cool.
* IJustWantToBeBeautiful
IJustWantToBeBeautiful: An unattractive person wants to be better-looking.
* IJustWantToBeLoved
IJustWantToBeLoved: A lonely person wants to be loved.
* IJustWantToBeNormal
IJustWantToBeNormal: An unusual person or superhero wishes that they could have a normal life.
* IJustWantToBeSpecial IJustWantToBeSpecial: An ordinary person wishes that their life was extraordinary.



* SmallNameBigEgo

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* SmallNameBigEgoSmallNameBigEgo: An egotistical twit who gravely overestimates their less than stellar skills.



* TagalongKid
* TheTeamWannabe
* VampireVannabe

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* TagalongKid
TagalongKid: A child who wishes that the older people would let them join the adventure.
* TheTeamWannabe
TheTeamWannabe: A person who desperately wants to be part of a group that refuses to allow them membership.
* VampireVannabeVampireVannabe: A person who wants to become a vampire.

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* DreadedKidsTable

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* IJustWantToBeLoved

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* TheChosenWannabe

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* BigBadWannabe

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* SocialClimber

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* IJustWantToBeBadass


Wannabes are characters who, as the name implies, want badly to be someone or something they're not. The term usually carries a pejorative tone, and often carries the implication of ''pretending'' to be what one is not. Whatever these characters are trying to be, they just don't measure up to the real deal.

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Wannabes are characters An index of character types who, as the name implies, want badly aspire to be someone or something or someone that they're not. The term usually carries a pejorative tone, and very often carries the implication of ''pretending'' not. In some characters, this is cute, while for others, it's annoying. In others it's hilarious, or even heartbreaking, depending on how their character arc generally plays out. Some wannabes outright ''pretend'' to be what one is not. Whatever they are not -- these characters are trying to be, they just don't measure up to the real deal.generally treated with no small amount of [[PretenderDiss scorn]].



* BigBadWannabe



* IJustWantToBeBeautiful
* IJustWantToBeNormal
* IJustWantToBeSpecial



* PretenderDiss


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* SmallNameBigEgo
* TagalongKid


* NietzscheWannabe (a.k.a. StrawNihilist)



* PretenderDiss



* WannabeDiss (a.k.a. PretenderDiss)

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