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19th Jul '17 7:50:24 AM Argon2
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* In ''LightNovel/TheIrregularAtMagicHighSchool'', the student council president Mayumi is [[TheGadfly a gadfly]] who deliberately irritates her subordinates and occasionally slacks off on paperwork. However, she is so good at the diplomatic side of things- especially persuading otherwise fractious students to work together for the school's betterment- that everyone respects her authority anyway.
1st Jul '17 10:52:34 PM superkeijikun
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** ''VideoGame/{{Persona 5}}'' brings us Tae Takemi, who runs a back alley clinic in Tokyo, dresses like a goth, and has a very morbid sense of humor. In spite of these idiosyncrasies, she is actually one of the most brilliant doctors in the country, and as you forge a bond with her, she'll provide you access to her own homemade medicine, all of which are very beneficial during your ventures into the Metaverse.
1st Jul '17 11:47:30 AM dmcreif
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* ''Series/JessicaJones2015'': The titular character is an ''extremely'' competent private investigator, but nothing about her (including her office) really suggests an air of professionalism. Fortunately, none of her clients really seem to care about that, and Jeri explicitly keeps hiring her due to her proven track record.

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* ''Series/JessicaJones2015'': The titular character Jessica is an ''extremely'' competent private investigator, but nothing about her (including her office) really suggests an air of professionalism. Fortunately, none of her clients really seem to care about that, and Nonetheless, Jeri Hogarth explicitly keeps hiring her due to her proven track record.record, and [[Series/IronFist2017 Joy Meachum]] is also among Jessica's clientele.



* The very first scene in the pilot of "Series/BrooklynNineNine" shows detective Jake Peralta in a recently robbed electronics store quoting Donnie Brasco, playing with the displays, and generally goofing off to the annoyance of his straight-laced partner. He then reveals that he solved the case five minutes ago.

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* The very first scene in the pilot of "Series/BrooklynNineNine" ''Series/BrooklynNineNine'' shows detective Jake Peralta in a recently robbed electronics store quoting Donnie Brasco, playing with the displays, and generally goofing off to the annoyance of his straight-laced partner. He then reveals that he solved the case five minutes ago.
25th Jun '17 12:01:59 PM danlansdowne
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** Was somewhat implied in Colonel Potter's first scenes, showing him arriving with a cavalry saddle. He proceeded to order Klinger out of his Section 8 dresses and into uniform and prove himself in the OR.


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*** Ultimately averted after the agency purchases an IBM mainframe that he accuses of giving off electromagnetic waves persuading men to become gay. He professes his love for Peggy and gives her a box with his own nipple in it. He's hauled out of the office restrained to a stretcher.
22nd Jun '17 10:21:53 PM jormis29
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* OldManHenderson, a character from a CallOfCthulhu session (arguably being played by another BEL). A half-insane habitual drug user with a stuffed parrot permanently affixed to his shoulder who starts investigating the various eldritch cults because he thinks they stole his lawn gnomes, but by campaign's end he [[spoiler: ''kills Hastur'']].

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* OldManHenderson, ''Fanfic/OldManHenderson'', a character from a CallOfCthulhu ''TabletopGame/CallOfCthulhu'' session (arguably being played by another BEL). A half-insane habitual drug user with a stuffed parrot permanently affixed to his shoulder who starts investigating the various eldritch cults because he thinks they stole his lawn gnomes, but by campaign's end he [[spoiler: ''kills Hastur'']].
22nd Jun '17 8:26:59 PM UmbrellasWereAwesome
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* All the teachers of ''VideoGame/{{Persona 3}}'' that the protagonist has as his personal teachers seem to be this. There's Ms. Isako Toriumi, the homeroom teacher with an almost [[Manga/DeathNote "L"-like]] addiction to sweets (especially cake) [[spoiler: and to playing [=MMORPG=]s as a l33t-speaking alter ego, in which guise she grants the Hermit social link and even forms a crush on the player]]. There's Mr. Edogawa, the school nurse with his over-the-top obsession with mysticism that causes him to insist on making the player drink useless potions when seen for treating ailments and who derails the classes he subs for to give lectures of magic. There's Mr. Edo, the history teacher who always wears his Sengoku-era samurai helmet and geeks out about samurai all the time -- like constantly complaining about having to teach history prior to the Sengoku-era, because there's no samurai to talk about. And then there's Ms. Miyahara, the math teacher who spends most of the class just gushing about the aesthetic beauty of numbers. They're all shown as very knowledgeable, and they're all various shades of {{Cloudcuckoolander}}.
* In ''VideoGame/{{Persona 4}}'', though, there's only two such kooky teachers, and they are far less bizarre. An older gentleman who likes to teach with a little hand puppet of himself, and a female history teacher, Ms. Sofue, who always wears an Egyptian pharaoh's headdress and carries a ceremonial crook. She's actually the sister of Mr. Edo from Gekkoukan High School above, though unlike him she has a love of history in general instead of being fixated on one era, and so she carries out her lessons with general enthusiasm.

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* ''[[Franchise/ShinMegamiTenseiPersona Persona]]'':
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All the teachers of ''VideoGame/{{Persona 3}}'' that the protagonist has as his personal teachers seem to be this. There's Ms. Isako Toriumi, the homeroom teacher with an almost [[Manga/DeathNote "L"-like]] addiction to sweets (especially cake) [[spoiler: and to playing [=MMORPG=]s as a l33t-speaking alter ego, in which guise she grants the Hermit social link and even forms a crush on the player]]. There's Mr. Edogawa, the school nurse with his over-the-top obsession with mysticism that causes him to insist on making the player drink useless potions when seen for treating ailments and who derails the classes any class he subs for to give by giving lectures of on magic. There's Mr. Edo, the history teacher who always wears his Sengoku-era samurai helmet and geeks out about samurai all the time -- like constantly complaining about having to teach history prior to the Sengoku-era, because there's no samurai to talk about. And then there's Ms. Miyahara, the math teacher who spends most of the class just gushing about the aesthetic beauty of numbers. They're all shown as very knowledgeable, and they're all various shades of {{Cloudcuckoolander}}.
* ** In ''VideoGame/{{Persona 4}}'', though, there's only two such kooky teachers, and they are far less bizarre. An older gentleman who likes to teach with a little hand puppet of himself, and a female history teacher, Ms. Sofue, who always wears an Egyptian pharaoh's headdress and carries a ceremonial crook. She's actually the sister of Mr. Edo from Gekkoukan High School above, though unlike him she has a love of history in general instead of being fixated on one era, and so she carries out her lessons with general enthusiasm.
4th Jun '17 6:50:39 AM kazokuhouou
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* The ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse'' character Pearl can become irrationally anxious to the degree of sobbing fits and has little grasp of social interaction despite being around humans and interacting with them for thousands of years. It says ''a lot'' about Pearl's skills in combat (and engineering, and piloting, and dancing, and music...) that none of these flaws stopped her from becoming the bodyguard of a revolutionary leader(albeit one of questionable effectiveness), a engineer capable of making spaceships and mech suits out of old junk and scrap and TheDreaded to a ProudWarriorRace. She's one of those people who just fixates on what she likes doing to the exclusion of all else.

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* The ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse'' character Pearl can become irrationally anxious to the degree of sobbing fits and has little grasp of social interaction despite being around humans and interacting with them for thousands of years. It says ''a lot'' about Pearl's skills in combat (and engineering, and piloting, and dancing, and music...) that none of these flaws stopped her from becoming the bodyguard of a revolutionary leader(albeit one of questionable effectiveness), a engineer capable of making spaceships and mech suits out of old junk and scrap and TheDreaded to a ProudWarriorRace. She's one of those people who just fixates on what she likes doing to the exclusion of all else. (Also consider that Pearls are literally ''made'' to be little more than decoration, and her achievements become that much more impressive.
27th May '17 12:40:52 AM jtierney50
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* In the world of ''VideoGame/{{Overwatch}}'' several characters dress in costumes simply impractical or just silly for their job, but are allowed to keep them simply by virtue of being so god damn good at what they do. After all, if McCree's one of the fastest guns in the West, does it matter if he dresses like a cowboy? Or if Reinhardt wants to dress in PowerArmor with a rocket hammer, pretending to be a crusader and generally Leroy Jenkinsing all over the place, who's going to stop the 8 foot tall, 6 foot wide, musclebound German? And does it ''really'' matter if Widowmaker wears shiny purple spandex if she can hit a target at impossible range and see through walls?

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* In the world of ''VideoGame/{{Overwatch}}'' several characters dress in costumes simply impractical or just silly for their job, but are allowed to keep them simply by virtue of being so god damn good at what they do. After all, if McCree's [=McCree=]'s one of the fastest guns in the West, does it matter if he dresses like a cowboy? Or if Reinhardt wants to dress in PowerArmor with a rocket hammer, pretending to be a crusader and generally Leroy Jenkinsing all over the place, who's going to stop the 8 foot tall, 6 foot wide, musclebound German? And does it ''really'' matter if Widowmaker wears shiny purple spandex if she can hit a target at impossible range and see through walls?
27th May '17 12:39:32 AM jtierney50
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* In the world of ''VideoGame/{{Overwatch}}'' several characters dress in costumes simply impractical or just silly for their job, but are allowed to keep them simply by virtue of being so god damn good at what they do. After all, if McCree's one of the fastest guns in the West, does it matter if he dresses like a cowboy? Or if Reinhardt wants to dress in PowerArmor with a rocket hammer, pretending to be a crusader and generally Leroy Jenkinsing all over the place, who's going to stop the 8 foot tall, 6 foot wide, musclebound German? And does it ''really'' matter if Widowmaker wears shiny purple spandex if she can hit a target at impossible range and see through walls?
20th May '17 11:24:38 AM ANTMuddle
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Some characters have pervasive or extremely noticeable personality quirks, but remain steadily employed because they are simply just that good at what they do. Coworkers, superiors, and friends find themselves willing to overlook these informalities (e.g. a hypothetical highly successful lawyer who happens to wear fuzzy pink bunny ears during all his cases) so long as the job gets done. This is a cost/benefit ordeal: if they weren't so good at their job or their quirks were too obstructive, no employer would consider them a necessary sacrifice for sanity. Not an unusual trait in the RagtagBunchOfMisfits.

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Some characters have pervasive or extremely noticeable personality quirks, but remain steadily employed because they are simply just that good at what they do. Coworkers, superiors, and friends find themselves willing to overlook these informalities (e.g. a hypothetical highly successful lawyer who happens to wear fuzzy pink bunny ears during all his cases) so long as the job gets done. This is a cost/benefit ordeal: if they weren't so good at their job or their quirks were too obstructive, no employer would consider them a necessary sacrifice for sanity. Not an unusual trait in the In larger numbers, you'd have a case for a RagtagBunchOfMisfits.



Luckily, they're never AxCrazy. Usually. For an ultra manly-man who pulls off some girly hobby and nobody minds, take a refresher in the fact that RealMenWearPink.

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Luckily, they're never AxCrazy. Usually. rarely AxCrazy. (Not never.) For an ultra manly-man who pulls off some girly hobby and nobody minds, take a refresher in the fact that RealMenWearPink.



This trope is only for people who ''work'' for other people. If someone's ''boss'' is like this, you're probably looking at TheWonka.

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This trope is only for people those who ''work'' for are ''employed'' by other people. people. If someone's ''boss'' is like this, you're probably looking at chances are it's TheWonka.
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