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* '''Exaggerated''': In this setting, even so much as ''looking in the general direction of a child'' can get an adult branded as a pedophile.

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* '''Exaggerated''': In this setting, even so much as ''looking ''[[LogicalExtreme looking in the general direction of a child'' child]]'' [[LogicalExtreme can get an adult branded as a pedophile.pedophile no matter the age.]]


'''Cop''': Poor thing has Stockholm Syndrome. Don't worry, miss, this sick pervert won't ever be able to hurt you again!

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'''Cop''': Poor thing has Stockholm Syndrome. StockholmSyndrome. [[PoliceAreUseless Don't worry, miss, this sick pervert won't ever be able to hurt you again! again!]]


** Child molestation/pornography is a genuinely sickening thing, and the characters are reacting accordingly- even if a bit over-zealously.

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** Child molestation/pornography is a [[{{Squick}} genuinely sickening thing, thing]], and the characters are [[TheExtremistWasRight reacting accordingly- accordingly, even if a bit over-zealously.over-zealously]].



* '''Averted''': The topic of pedophilia simply isn't dealt with.

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* '''Averted''': The topic of pedophilia simply isn't dealt with.with (maybe [[NoHuggingNoKissing not even sex in general]]).



** The hysteria leads to people taking the issue less seriously, making it easier for real paedophiles to get away with it.

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** The hysteria leads to [[CryingWolf people taking the issue less seriously, seriously]], making it [[NiceJobBreakingItHero easier for real paedophiles paedophiles]] to get away with it.


* '''Downplayed''': Others notice that a character is more comfortable with children than with adults and advise their own children to avoid him/her.

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* '''Downplayed''': Others notice that a character is more comfortable with children than with adults and advise their own children to avoid him/her.them.



** ChildrenAreInnocent is an extremely important part of the culture of the time and sexual advancements toward children is seen as [[DefiledForever ruining their innocence.]]

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** ChildrenAreInnocent is an extremely important part of the culture of the time and sexual advancements toward children is seen as [[DefiledForever ruining their innocence.]]innocence]].



** A child doesn't want to eat his/her vegetables, and accuses the adult who gave them the veggies of pedophilia.

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** A child doesn't want to eat his/her their vegetables, and accuses the adult who gave them the veggies of pedophilia. pedophilia.



--->'''Bob's Girlfriend:''' What are you doing?! That's my boyfriend!\\
'''Cop:''' Poor thing has Stockholm Syndrome. Don't worry, miss, this sick pervert won't ever be able to hurt you again!

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--->'''Bob's Girlfriend:''' Girlfriend''': What are you doing?! That's my boyfriend!\\
'''Cop:''' '''Cop''': Poor thing has Stockholm Syndrome. Don't worry, miss, this sick pervert won't ever be able to hurt you again!



Back to PaedoHunt

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Back to PaedoHuntPaedoHunt.

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** The cops bust down the door and arrest Bob in the middle of his 18th birthday party, because his girlfriend is still only 17.
--->'''Bob's Girlfriend:''' What are you doing?! That's my boyfriend!\\
'''Cop:''' Poor thing has Stockholm Syndrome. Don't worry, miss, this sick pervert won't ever be able to hurt you again!


* '''Downplayed''': ???

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* '''Downplayed''': ???Others notice that a character is more comfortable with children than with adults and advise their own children to avoid him/her.


* '''Deconstructed''': Can lead to paranoia that perfectly normal activities (such as a completely innocent IntergenerationalFriendship or even normal parent-child affection) could be misinterpreted as pedophilia.

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* '''Deconstructed''': '''Deconstructed''':
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Can lead to paranoia that perfectly normal activities (such as a completely innocent IntergenerationalFriendship or even normal parent-child affection) could be misinterpreted as pedophilia.


* '''Justified''': ChildrenAreInnocent is an extremely important part of the culture of the time and sexual advancements toward children is seen as [[DefiledForever ruining their innocence.]]

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* '''Justified''': '''Justified''':
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ChildrenAreInnocent is an extremely important part of the culture of the time and sexual advancements toward children is seen as [[DefiledForever ruining their innocence.]]

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** Child molestation/pornography is a genuinely sickening thing, and the characters are reacting accordingly- even if a bit over-zealously.


* '''Played Straight''': The BigBad is known to have sexually abused children. People keep their children well out of sight accordingly.

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* '''Played Straight''': '''Straight''': The BigBad is known to have sexually abused children. People keep their children well out of sight accordingly.



* '''Downplayed''': ???



* '''Deconstructed''': Can lead to paranoia that perfectly normal activities (such as a completely innocent IntergenerationalFriendship or even normal parent-child affection) could be misinterpreted as pedophilia.
** The hysteria leads to people taking the issue less seriously, making it easier for real paedophiles to get away with it.
* '''Reconstructed''': People are careful about how they behave towards children in public. Also, other people look at things like "Does this child seem uncomfortable?" or "Does that display of affection look like it's more appropriate between lovers than parents and children, such as a kiss on the lips?" before jumping to conclusions.
* '''Parodied''': An otherwise sane community goes on a vigilante PaedoHunt, and treats it like the [[WitchHunt witch]] [[BurnTheWitch trials]] of Salem and Europe.

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* '''Deconstructed''': Can lead to paranoia that perfectly normal activities (such as a completely innocent IntergenerationalFriendship or even normal parent-child affection) could be misinterpreted as pedophilia.
'''Parodied''':
** The hysteria leads to people taking the issue less seriously, making it easier for real paedophiles to get away with it.
* '''Reconstructed''': People are careful about how they behave towards children in public. Also, other people look at things like "Does this child seem uncomfortable?" or "Does that display of affection look like it's more appropriate between lovers than parents and children, such as a kiss on the lips?" before jumping to conclusions.
* '''Parodied''':
An otherwise sane community goes on a vigilante PaedoHunt, and treats it like the [[WitchHunt witch]] {{witch|Hunt}}es' [[BurnTheWitch trials]] of Salem and Europe.



* '''Lampshaded''':
* '''Averted''': See "Inverted"
** Alternatively, the topic of pedophilia simply isn't dealt with.

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* '''Lampshaded''':
'''Zig Zagged''': ???
* '''Averted''': See "Inverted"
** Alternatively, the
The topic of pedophilia simply isn't dealt with.



* '''Lampshaded''': ???



* '''Exploited''': A politician is losing, and [[AttackOfThePoliticalAd to make his opponent look bad]], implies that the opponent is a pedophile.



* '''Exploited''': A politician is losing, and [[AttackOfThePoliticalAd to make his opponent look bad]], implies that the opponent is a pedophile.



* '''Deconstructed''': Can lead to paranoia that perfectly normal activities (such as a completely innocent IntergenerationalFriendship or even normal parent-child affection) could be misinterpreted as pedophilia.
** The hysteria leads to people taking the issue less seriously, making it easier for real paedophiles to get away with it.
* '''Reconstructed''': People are careful about how they behave towards children in public. Also, other people look at things like "Does this child seem uncomfortable?" or "Does that display of affection look like it's more appropriate between lovers than parents and children, such as a kiss on the lips?" before jumping to conclusions.



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* '''Inverted''': {{Lolicon}} and {{Shotacon}} are accepted, if not [[OldManMarryingAChild outright encouraged]] in this particular setting.

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* '''Inverted''': {{Lolicon}} and {{Shotacon}} Sexual relationships with children are accepted, if not [[OldManMarryingAChild outright encouraged]] in this particular setting.


* '''Played Straight''': The BigBad has a child SexSlave. People keep their children well out of sight accordingly.

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* '''Played Straight''': The BigBad has a child SexSlave.is known to have sexually abused children. People keep their children well out of sight accordingly.

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** The hysteria leads to people taking the issue less seriously, making it easier for real paedophiles to get away with it.


* '''Exaggerated''': He has an entire harem of these.
** In this setting, even so much as ''looking in the general direction of a child'' can get an adult branded as a pedophile.

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* '''Exaggerated''': He has an entire harem of these.
**
In this setting, even so much as ''looking in the general direction of a child'' can get an adult branded as a pedophile.


* '''Justified''': ChildrenAreInnocent is an extreamly important in the culture of the time and sexual advancements toward children is seen as [[DefiledForever ruining their innocence.]]

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* '''Justified''': ChildrenAreInnocent is an extreamly extremely important in part of the culture of the time and sexual advancements toward children is seen as [[DefiledForever ruining their innocence.]]

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