History Main / ArbitrarilyLargeBankAccount

10th Apr '17 4:20:32 PM nombretomado
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* In SergeyLukyanenko's ''[[Literature/NightWatch New Watch]]'', Anton finds out that his Watch-issued ATM card doesn't appear to have a limit (or rather, the ATM doesn't report the limit, as the card was issued by a foreign bank). When he confronts Geser about it, Geser calmly explains that, being able to predict stock market trends and currency exchange rates means that the Watch is never short on money. Apparently, all Watch employees ''can'' take out as much money as they want, but it's not in the nature of the Light [[DifferentlyPoweredIndividual Others]] to be greedy. When Geser asks Anton if Anton would like to get himself a Bentley, Anton just says that his car works just fine. Besides, an expensive car would just invite curses from everyone around him. Anton does say that he wants to take his wife and daughter to a tropical vacation. Geser just shrugs indifferently.

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* In SergeyLukyanenko's Creator/SergeyLukyanenko's ''[[Literature/NightWatch New Watch]]'', Anton finds out that his Watch-issued ATM card doesn't appear to have a limit (or rather, the ATM doesn't report the limit, as the card was issued by a foreign bank). When he confronts Geser about it, Geser calmly explains that, being able to predict stock market trends and currency exchange rates means that the Watch is never short on money. Apparently, all Watch employees ''can'' take out as much money as they want, but it's not in the nature of the Light [[DifferentlyPoweredIndividual Others]] to be greedy. When Geser asks Anton if Anton would like to get himself a Bentley, Anton just says that his car works just fine. Besides, an expensive car would just invite curses from everyone around him. Anton does say that he wants to take his wife and daughter to a tropical vacation. Geser just shrugs indifferently.
4th Apr '17 7:26:58 AM Monolaf317
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* This seems to be the case for just about any character or organisation in ''WesternAnimation/TotallySpies''. Even highschool students have no problem building large robots or a whole replica of the school enclosed in a force field. In comparison, the girls ability to do insane amounts of shopping on a daily basis seems quite reasonable.

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* This seems to be the case for just about any character or organisation in ''WesternAnimation/TotallySpies''. Even highschool students have no problem building large robots or a whole replica of the school enclosed in a force field. In comparison, the girls girls' ability to do insane amounts of shopping on a daily basis seems quite reasonable.



18th Jan '17 10:33:52 AM riverdine
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* Established in the first episode of ''Series/Leverage'', where by taking down the aeronautics company and CEO who both hired them to steal a competitor's design (which he lied about to begin with) then tried to kill them to hide his theft (and Hardison using creative accounting with stock trades, and then doubling that with international stock markets), the entire team now had more money then any single heist ever, called "this is retirement money, this is ''buy an island'' and retire money". This was then used to allow them to buy any equipment they needed from thereon, and allow them to do good to help people and not for the money that often went (back) to the victim (though Parker still has trouble sometimes letting go of physical money/jewels/expensive items).
** While not unlimited - pausing can let you see each check Haridson gave the team was north of $23 million, making the total haul somewhere around $100 million - it's well beyond what any member was making before by themselves. And since they keep working together, it's presumed that Haridson continues to handle their finances, keeping them all well above worrying about needing any of what they steal back.
5th Jan '17 10:34:47 PM Discar
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* ''Series/TheMick'': Chip (age twelve) carries a thousand dollars in cash on him and is able to lend Mick forty-two hundred dollars to pay off a loan shark, and even Ben (age eight) has a black card.
10th Aug '16 8:27:32 PM bwburke94
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* Debit cards that allow you to withdraw [[{{EleventyZillion}} unprintable]] amounts of money.

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* Debit cards that allow you to withdraw [[{{EleventyZillion}} [[EleventyZillion unprintable]] amounts of money.



** The Joker[[labelnote:note]]No, not ''[[{{IThoughtItMeant}} That]] [[{{TheJoker}} One]]''[[/labelnote]] also seems to have unlimited funds to pay his goons whatever exorbitant paycheck they have to keep them working for a lunatic. When it is revealed that he is behind [[spoiler:[=HARP=]'s massive military operation in Pine Ridge]], one has to wonder where his money is coming from. [[spoiler:Also, how he got ahold of military grade weapons and equipment]].

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** The Joker[[labelnote:note]]No, not ''[[{{IThoughtItMeant}} That]] [[{{TheJoker}} One]]''[[/labelnote]] Joker[[labelnote:note]][[IThoughtItMeant No, not]] [[ComicBook/TheJoker THAT Joker]][[/labelnote]] also seems to have unlimited funds to pay his goons whatever exorbitant paycheck they have to keep them working for a lunatic. When it is revealed that he is behind [[spoiler:[=HARP=]'s massive military operation in Pine Ridge]], one has to wonder where his money is coming from. [[spoiler:Also, how he got ahold of military grade weapons and equipment]].
29th Jun '16 5:02:24 AM Andyroid
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* In ''WesternAnimation/DextersLaboratory'', the titular character seems to have no problem acquiring what is ostensibly **millions** of dollars in scientific equipment, and his parents are none the wiser. Though there is one early episode where Dexter struggles to pay off a massive debt to NASA.

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* In ''WesternAnimation/DextersLaboratory'', the titular character seems to have no problem acquiring what is ostensibly **millions** ''millions'' of dollars in scientific equipment, and his parents are none the wiser. Though there is one early episode where Dexter struggles to pay off a massive debt to NASA.
29th Jun '16 5:02:00 AM Andyroid
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* In ''WesternAnimation/DextersLaboratory'', the titular character seems to have no problem acquiring what is ostensibly **millions** of dollars in scientific equipment, and his parents are none the wiser.

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* In ''WesternAnimation/DextersLaboratory'', the titular character seems to have no problem acquiring what is ostensibly **millions** of dollars in scientific equipment, and his parents are none the wiser. Though there is one early episode where Dexter struggles to pay off a massive debt to NASA.
23rd May '16 1:29:30 PM Akaihiryuu
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** In ''Film/TheForceAwakens'', the First Order, who are TheRemnant of TheEmpire, manage to build a massive solar system destroying weapon built into a planet (which itself is capable of travelling through hyperspace), that eats stars and fires all the energy in one shot through hyperspace to oblierate solar systems at a distance before they even know anything is coming. How they got the budget or resources to build this thing is anyone's guess.

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** In ''Film/TheForceAwakens'', the First Order, who are TheRemnant of TheEmpire, manage to build a massive solar system destroying weapon built into a planet (which itself is capable of travelling through hyperspace), that eats stars and fires all the energy in one shot through hyperspace to oblierate obliterate entire solar systems at a distance before they even know anything is coming. How they got the budget or resources to build this thing is anyone's guess.
23rd May '16 1:28:02 PM Akaihiryuu
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** In ''Film/TheForceAwakens'', the First Order, who are TheRemnant of TheEmpire, manage to build a massive solar system destroying weapon built into a planet (which itself is capable of travelling through hyperspace), that eats stars and fires all the energy in one shot through hyperspace to oblierate solar systems at a distance before they even know anything is coming. How they got the budget or resources to build this thing is anyone's guess.
20th Feb '16 7:18:09 AM Hertzyscowicz
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** Massey Reinstein, representing another similarly wealthy client, figuratively wrote a blank check to Sanctum Adroit and recommended against putting too large a sum on it, on the grounds that that it would require a major military power to protect that level of wealth, rather than any burden on his client's finances.
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