It's a quiet day in the field and Suzy can't decide which of the two boys she should go to the dance with. What's a girl to do? Luckily for her, there's a daisy within reach. Destiny is only a few plucks away ...
The "Loves Me Not" - a decision-making or wishful-thinking trope (often perpetuated by a girl or woman) by plucking the petals off of a flower. This can apply to guys as well, and the object could be anything with removable parts. The remaining petal is meant to dictate what the character will do next or offer validation to their affectionous thoughts, often with humorous implications if the end result is not a favorable one.
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Guys are not immune to this kind of leisurely activity, even if they are supposed to protect the Triforce from the clutches of evil minions.
"She loves me, not ... stupid flower ..."
And who said you have to do this on land? Take it to space or deep under the sea - under dah sea ... almost broke into song there ...
Not even sea plants are safe.
As with other decision-making tropes, sky's the limit for possibilities. Flowers: resolving love problems since the early Cretaceous period.
Where have you seen this trope in action? Ever done it yourself?
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