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Weekend Challenge: The Parent Trope

Happy Friday, everyone!

This weekend is Mother's Day, so I bring you a collection of 109 parental tropes I collected from TVTropes. And, in honor of all the Mr Moms, out there, I've included some Dad-specific tropes, though ANY of these can easily be interchangeable/interpreted per your preferred fandom.

You can request as many prompts as you like - just give me the number(s) or ask for random!

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asphaltcowgrrl
May. 10th, 2019 01:41 pm (UTC)
Oh, now this sounds like fun. May I have 9, please?
erinm_4600
May. 10th, 2019 01:54 pm (UTC)
Your prompt is: Jewish Mother: The stereotype of a nagging, overprotective mother who's also Jewish.

(You can find out more about your prompt(s) HERE
Happy Writing!
agdhani
May. 10th, 2019 02:13 pm (UTC)
I still have no idea what my writing weekend will be like...but lets look at 10 and 15 and see where it gets me :)
erinm_4600
May. 10th, 2019 02:31 pm (UTC)
Your prompt is: I Am X, Son of Y: Someone boasts "I am [their name], son/daughter of [one or both their parents' names]!"
Your prompt is: Evil Matriarch: A villainous mother.

(You can find out more about your prompt(s) HERE
Happy Writing!
agdhani
Oct. 20th, 2019 07:39 pm (UTC)
a roleplay snippet between John Constantine and two OMCs:

“Just because I’m Manfred’s son,” Rafe was muttering over the edge of his beer to the two men beside him, the three blocking the double-doored rear passage from the Banquet Hall into the rear gardens, “doesn’t mean a damn thing. For all his money and influence, I’m still also the son of Blanche Becker…and the bitch never let me forget it after his death.”

“She might have gotten the bank account but I think you came out ahead on that count.” John downed his third shot for the evening and was already itching for another. Something was grating on his psychic nerves and he couldn’t put his finger on it.

Or maybe it was a combination of watching Murdock and Tamara…and seeing the young Spock loitering in her orbit. The latter was actually a good thing, since Tamara gaining the Vulcan as Companion was one step closer to hopefully severing her ties with her troublesome Mate.
severina2001
May. 10th, 2019 02:35 pm (UTC)
I'll try 66, please. :)
erinm_4600
May. 10th, 2019 02:38 pm (UTC)
Your prompt is: Team Mom: The surrogate mother to a group of friends.

(You can find out more about your prompt(s) HERE
Happy Writing!
crookedspoon
May. 10th, 2019 04:48 pm (UTC)
49, please!
erinm_4600
May. 10th, 2019 05:27 pm (UTC)
Your prompt is: My Dad Can Beat Up Your Dad: Children boasting about how their fathers are cooler than their rivals' fathers.

(You can find out more about your prompt(s) HERE
Happy Writing!
cmk418
May. 10th, 2019 07:14 pm (UTC)

50, 57, & 90, please.

erinm_4600
May. 10th, 2019 07:16 pm (UTC)
Your prompt is: Who Will Take the Kids?: Parents wonder who would look after the kids if something bad happened.
Your prompt is: Hippie Parents: A hippie couple with kids.
Your prompt is: Wonder Child: A person who is supposed to be infertile ends up with kids anyway.

(You can find out more about your prompt(s) HERE
Happy Writing!
cmk418
May. 11th, 2019 08:02 pm (UTC)
Discussion - 100 words - (Who Will Take the Kids?) - Original
“Billy, this is not something you worry about before the baby is born.”

“Why not? You know all the shit that could come flying down on me.”

“I could handle it.”

“But what about you? What if something happens to you and then where does she go? We’re not exactly swimming in friends here.”

“What about your mom and dad?”

“My parents are old and it’ll be like we’re placing her with strangers.”

“They are our best alternative.”

”Fine.”

“So there shouldn’t be a problem. By the way, your mom is coming to help when the baby is born.”

“What?!”
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