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Basic Trope: A character has a lot of sex partners.

  • Straight: Alice has slept with half the town's residents.
  • Exaggerated: Alice has slept with half the country's citizens.
  • Downplayed: Alice has had a much larger number of partners than originally thought.
  • Justified:
    • Alice comes from a culture that encourages sexual freedom.
    • Alice is from a Free-Love Future.
  • Inverted:
  • Subverted: It seems like Alice has had a large number of partners, but it turns out that she just has a lot of friends that she occasionally gets flirty with.
  • Double Subverted: ...and is willing to have sex with.
  • Parodied:
    • Alice is having sex with a different person every time we see her.
    • Alice counts inflatable dolls as sex partners.
  • Zig Zagged: Episodes are inconsistent about Alice's number of partners.
  • Averted:
  • Enforced: The author is comically exaggerating a perceived real trend.
  • Lampshaded: "Wow, Alice, you really can't choose just one partner, can you?"
  • Invoked: Alice is cursed with insatiable lust.
  • Exploited: Alice makes the perfect carrier for Dr. Evulz' newly developed STD.
  • Defied: Despite her utter love for sex, Alice decides to keep it limited to one or two other people.
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  • Discussed: "Has Alice slept with the whole town?" "Eeyup."
  • Conversed: ???
  • Deconstructed: Alice sleeps with a lot of people, because she was hurt badly in a past relationship.
  • Reconstructed: Alice sleeps with a lot of people because she enjoys sex, but she's completely safe and responsible about it, and is always cautious and careful.
  • Implied:
    • Alice is often seen going into her apartment with various men.
    • Alice has lots of children who look nothing like each other.

Look at her, she Really Gets Around! We just saw her have sex with another man yesterday!
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