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1st Feb '16 4:35:30 AM Morgenthaler
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* TropesExaminedByTheMythbusters: The method Nick uses to break open the safe at the Customs House (using a thermal cutter to make a hole on the top of the safe, flood it with water, and use an explosive charge and the water's expansion to burst the door open) was replicated by the Mythbusters. The result: the torch would probably incinerate everything inside the safe (''including'' the scepter) and the safe would leak water profusely (forcing the thief to patch up the door), but the explosion ''would'' make the door burst open.
31st Dec '15 10:40:06 PM foxley
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* DoesNotLikeGuns: Nick never uses a gun on a job, and he is very upset when he discovers jack is carrying one.

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* DoesNotLikeGuns: Nick never uses a gun on a job, and he is very upset when he discovers jack Jack is carrying one.
31st Dec '15 10:37:19 PM foxley
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* DoesNotLikeGuns: Nick never uses a gun on a job, and he is very upset when he discovers jack is carrying one.
14th Sep '15 5:53:03 AM Aurelian
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* CanadaEh: Averted. At no point does any character says anything disparaging or stereotypical of Canada. The film ''does'' takes place in Toronto and Nick feels bad about doing the job there, but it's because by all means and purposes he lives next door to the place that'll be robbed.
--->'''Nick''': "Never do jobs on your backyard". You taught me that, Max.

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* CanadaEh: Averted. At no point does any character says anything disparaging or stereotypical of Canada. The film ''does'' takes place in Toronto and Nick feels bad about doing is reluctant to do a job in the job there, city, but it's [[PragmaticVillainy only because by all means and purposes he lives next door to the place that'll be robbed.
there.]]
--->'''Nick''': "Never do jobs on in your backyard". You taught me that, Max.
9th Sep '15 11:03:00 AM HighCrate
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* InsideJob: Jack gets a job as a janitor in the Customs House so he has access to the building and can see the security measures first hand. He even goes as far as to pretend to be mentally disabled so he appears harmless and beneath suspicion.
10th Jun '15 8:29:09 PM marcoasalazarm
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* FatBastard: Max.

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* FatBastard: Max. Nick is less than pleased with Max egging him into the Customs House job (but accepts once he makes it very clear that it is his last one), and nearly bails immediately when it appears that Max has gotten in debt with TheCartel and this may end with Nick being stiffed off from his payment (or worse), but Max manages to convince him to stay.
10th Jun '15 8:22:04 PM marcoasalazarm
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* EurekaMoment: A discussion early on between Nick and Jack is about the difficulty to open the safe holding the scepter (it's an advanced model that is impossible to drill into) and thus Nick remains thinking of a method to do this... until he sees some transport men dropping a beer keg and the keg's pressure blasting the top open.
10th Jun '15 8:15:54 PM marcoasalazarm
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* BasementDweller: Stephen

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* BasementDweller: StephenStephen.



* CanadaEh: Averted. At no point does any character says anything disparaging or stereotypical of Canada. The film ''does'' takes place in Toronto and Nick feels bad about doing the job there, but it's because by all means and purposes he lives next door to the place that'll be robbed ("never do jobs on your backyard. You taught me that, Max").

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* CanadaEh: Averted. At no point does any character says anything disparaging or stereotypical of Canada. The film ''does'' takes place in Toronto and Nick feels bad about doing the job there, but it's because by all means and purposes he lives next door to the place that'll be robbed ("never robbed.
--->'''Nick''': "Never
do jobs on your backyard. backyard". You taught me that, Max").Max.



* TheCracker: Stephen

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* TheCracker: StephenStephen.



* FatBastard: Max
* GentlemanThief: Nick

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* FatBastard: Max
Max.
* GentlemanThief: NickNick. It is this (and his sticking to some very necessary rules) that are the reason he has lasted as long as he has.



* TheHeist

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* TheHeistTheHeist: Robbing the Customs House is seen as an ImpossibleMission because of the various details about, from its construction (bunker-style basement) to the upgrades in security that happen once the House personnel knows how valuable the scepter is.
12th Apr '15 10:34:39 PM marcoasalazarm
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* OlderHeroVersusYoungerVillain: For a given value of "hero", this is the Nick/Jack mechanic: Jack wants a bit too much to gain money and recognition as a master thief and thus does stupid moves, while Nick is a veteran master thief and sees enough of a potential in Jack to make various of their discussions small lessons about thinking in the long term and not drawing any heat... which, obviously, Jack doesn't cares about.



* OlderHeroVersusYoungerVillain: For a given value of "hero", this is the Nick/Jack mechanic: Jack wants a bit too much to gain money and recognition as a master thief and thus does stupid moves, while Nick is a veteran master thief and sees enough of a potential in Jack to make various of their discussions small lessons about thinking in the long term and not drawing any heat... which, obviously, Jack doesn't cares about.

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* OlderHeroVersusYoungerVillain: For a given value of "hero", this is the Nick/Jack mechanic: Jack wants a bit too much to gain money and recognition as a master thief and thus does stupid moves, while Nick is a veteran master thief and sees enough of a potential in Jack to make various of their discussions small lessons about thinking in the long term and not drawing any heat... which, obviously, Jack doesn't cares about.
12th Apr '15 10:33:33 PM marcoasalazarm
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* YoungerHeroVersusOlderVillain: For a given value of "hero", this is the Nick/Jack mechanic: Jack wants a bit too much to gain money and recognition as a master thief and thus does stupid moves, while Nick is a veteran master thief and sees enough of a potential in Jack to make various of their discussions small lessons about thinking in the long term and not drawing any heat... which, obviously, Jack doesn't cares about.

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* YoungerHeroVersusOlderVillain: OlderHeroVersusYoungerVillain: For a given value of "hero", this is the Nick/Jack mechanic: Jack wants a bit too much to gain money and recognition as a master thief and thus does stupid moves, while Nick is a veteran master thief and sees enough of a potential in Jack to make various of their discussions small lessons about thinking in the long term and not drawing any heat... which, obviously, Jack doesn't cares about.
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