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* '''Reconstructed''': ... but Carol likes him more because he can express his emotions.

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* '''Reconstructed''': ... '''Reconstructed''':
** ...
but Carol likes him more because he can express his emotions.emotions.
** Bob gives Alice TheReasonYouSuckSpeech for mocking his tears, making it clear that he's still a badass and she's a jerk.

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** Alternatively, something ''really'' joyous or heartwarming has just happened, and men have feeling about those too.


* '''Justified''': Something ''really'' bad has just happened, is happening, or is about to happen. And, yes, men have feelings too.

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* '''Justified''': '''Justified''':
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Something ''really'' bad has just happened, is happening, or is about to happen. And, yes, men have feelings too.too.
** Bob is ''so'' big and badass that nobody would be stupid enough to [[BullyingADragon mock him for crying]].


* '''Deconstructed''': Alice sees Bob crying and [[MenDontCry thinks him less of a man because of it]].

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* '''Deconstructed''': '''Deconstructed''':
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Alice sees Bob crying and [[MenDontCry thinks him less of a man because of it]].


'''Basic Trope''': A {{Badass}} character cries, [[MenDontCry and no one complains]].

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'''Basic Trope''': A {{Badass}} badass character cries, [[MenDontCry and no one complains]].


* '''Straight''': HotBlooded HumongousMecha pilot Bob cries when his sister dies.

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* '''Straight''': HotBlooded HumongousMecha pilot Bob cries when his sister Alice dies.

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** Bob crying creates a stereotype that all Badasses cry, [[InsaneTrollLogic and ones who don't are not Badass]].


* '''Downplayed''': Bob sheds a single tear through the story.

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* '''Downplayed''': Bob sheds a single tear SingleTear through the story.


* '''Enforced''': It's done to convey [[GutPunch the full-impact of the tragic event]], as the otherwise [[TheStoic collected and stoical]] Bob reacts to it with a display of genuine emotion.

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* '''Enforced''': It's done to convey [[GutPunch the full-impact of the tragic event]], as the otherwise [[TheStoic collected and stoical]] level-headed]] Bob reacts to it with a display of genuine emotion.


** Bob is literally crying over spilled milk, and [[ChewingTheScenery his reaction is so over-the-top]], that if it was taken out of context, you'd swear that he was reacting to his family getting murdered in front of him.

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** Bob is literally crying over spilled milk, and [[ChewingTheScenery his reaction is so over-the-top]], that if it was taken out of context, you'd swear that he was reacting to his family getting murdered in front of him. [[ElephantInTheLivingRoom Everyone notices, and no one cares.]]


* '''Exaggerated''': Bob sheds ManlyTears at ''every single emotional moment'' in the story.

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* '''Exaggerated''': '''Exaggerated''':
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Bob sheds ManlyTears at ''every single emotional moment'' in the story. story.
** Bob is literally crying over spilled milk, and [[ChewingTheScenery his reaction is so over-the-top]], that if it was taken out of context, you'd swear that he was reacting to his family getting murdered in front of him.



* '''Parodied''': Bob is literally crying over spilled milk, and [[ChewingTheScenery his reaction is so over-the-top]], that if it was taken out of context, you'd swear that he was reacting to his family getting murdered in front of him.

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* '''Parodied''': Someone asks "What's wrong?" and it's shown that Bob is literally crying over spilled milk, and [[ChewingTheScenery his reaction is so over-the-top]], that if it was taken out of context, you'd swear that he was reacting to his family getting murdered in front of him.chopping onions.



* '''Conversed''': ???

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* '''Conversed''': ???"Why did Bob just cry? I thought he was RatedMForManly." "You don't want to know."



* '''IntendedAudienceReaction''': Someone asks "What's wrong?" and it's shown that Bob is chopping onions.

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* '''IntendedAudienceReaction''': Someone asks "What's wrong?" '''Played For Laughs''': Alice knew Bob before he TookALevelInBadass. When he cries, she says, "It's good to have the old you back, Bob."
* '''Played For Drama''': Alice
and it's shown Carol think that Bob is chopping onions.was [[BadassBoast faking his manliness]] all this time. As a result, the PowerTrio splits and TheBadGuyWins.



%%* '''Implied''': ???
%%* '''Deconstructed''': ???
%%* '''Reconstructed''': ???
%%* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': ???
%%* '''Played For Laughs''': ???
%%* '''Played For Drama''': ???

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%%* '''Implied''': ???
%%* '''Deconstructed''': ???
%%* '''Reconstructed''': ???
%%* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': ???
%%* '''Played For Laughs''': ???
%%* '''Played For Drama''':
???


* '''Exaggerated''': Bob breaks down and starts bawling.
* '''Downplayed''': Bob sheds a single tear.

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* '''Exaggerated''': Bob breaks down and starts bawling.
sheds ManlyTears at ''every single emotional moment'' in the story.
* '''Downplayed''': Bob sheds a single tear.tear through the story.


* '''Zig Zagged''': [[BerzerkerTears He cries while performing an incredibly badass feat]].

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* '''Zig Zagged''': [[BerzerkerTears [[BerserkerTears He cries while performing an incredibly badass feat]].


* '''Zig Zagged''': ???

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* '''Zig Zagged''': ???[[BerzerkerTears He cries while performing an incredibly badass feat]].


* '''Straight''': HotBlooded HumongousMecha pilot Bob cries when his [[DeadLittleSister sister dies]].

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* '''Straight''': HotBlooded HumongousMecha pilot Bob cries when his [[DeadLittleSister sister dies]].dies.

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