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24th May '17 4:37:36 AM Ccook1956
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** In "Bug Brained," (Fun-In #7) the General orders Dastardly to get Muttley back after a misunderstanding over why their secret plans against the pigeon were leaked. It ends with Dastardly on his knees pinning medals on Muttley (the only way he'd come back).
-->'''Dastardly:''' Keep 'em coming, Zilly. I'm going to pin medals on him till he falls flat on his big fat face!
18th May '17 4:47:30 PM AFP
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* Milwaukee Sheriff David Clarke gives off an impression of this on his uniform, [[https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2017/5/18/1663660/-Army-vet-goes-in-on-Sheriff-Clarke-s-toy-uniform-with-its-novelty-pins?detail=facebook but it has been pointed out that many of the things pinned to his uniform are just novelty hat pins,]] evidently used to [[SmallNameBigEgo make himself look more impressive.]]
12th May '17 1:06:31 AM DrFraud
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* In ''Witches' Legacy 8: Dark Days to Come'' the leader of the resistance movement against evil witches Marcus and Mara has about twenty in a big block. Possibly legitimately earned as he appears to be in his forties or fifties and is a two-star general.



* In te old ''WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes'' short "Little Beau Porky" (1936), set in the [[LegionOfLostSouls French Foreign Legion]], the fort commandant has so many medals on his chest they jingle loudly as he walks, and the bars holding them are wider than he is.

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* In te the old ''WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes'' short "Little Beau Porky" (1936), set in the [[LegionOfLostSouls French Foreign Legion]], the fort commandant has so many medals on his chest they jingle loudly as he walks, and the bars holding them are wider than he is.
29th Apr '17 9:32:04 AM SullenFrog
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* Solar Alliance Admiral Grey from ''VisualNovel/{{Sunrider}}'' has [[https://hydra-media.cursecdn.com/sunrider.gamepedia.com/f/fb/Admiral_Harold_Grey.jpg?version=d5a7526f71e19d843570b5bc13a0376f quite a few medals covering his uniform]], and the game makes it clear that he’s one of the Solar Alliance’s [[FourStarBadass best military minds]]. His PACT counterpart, Veniczar Kuushana, [[https://s.vndb.org/ch/72/58072.jpg has a much more modest five medals]] pinned to her uniform.
28th Mar '17 11:51:44 AM TheSinful
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* In ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/12290311/7/The-Black-Emperor The Black Emperor]]'' General Darlton has so many medals (all earned the hard way) that he has to keep them spread across several uniforms and just picks a uniform to wear each day.
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25th Feb '17 9:06:51 PM Murgatroyd314
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** Averted by Ghem-Admiral Har in ''Literature/{{Cetaganda}}'', who could have worn "enough medals to sink him should he chance to fall in a river" to a gathering, but instead one-ups the competition by wearing only the ribbon and medallion of the Order of Merit - the same exceptionally high award Miles receives at the end of the book and wears in the above example.
11th Feb '17 11:32:08 PM DrFraud
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* ''L'ami retrouvé'': The narrator's father, a Jewish UsefulNotes/WW1 veteran living in Germany, wakes up to find a Nazi thug hammering anti-Semetic posters on their front door. He changes into his full uniform (including the many medals he won), and plants himself at attention next to the thug. Intimidated, he leaves.

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* ''L'ami retrouvé'': The narrator's father, a Jewish UsefulNotes/WW1 veteran living in Germany, wakes up to find a Nazi thug hammering anti-Semetic anti-Semitic posters on their front door. He changes into his full uniform (including the many medals he won), and plants himself at attention next to the thug. Intimidated, he leaves.




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* In ''Literature/TheFeastOfTheGoat'', Trujillo the Goat, dictator of the Dominican Republic, had so many medals on his chest that he was nicknamed "Bottlecaps".



* In ''Literature/TheFeastOfTheGoat'', Trujillo the Goat, dictator of the Dominican Republic, had so many medals on his chest that he was nicknamed "Bottlecaps".
11th Feb '17 11:25:29 PM DrFraud
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* ''Film/TheDictator'' has a version of Type 3. Field Marshal Herring is shown with tons of medals -- almost enough to match his ego.
7th Feb '17 4:32:20 PM SteveMB
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-->'''[[GameMaster B.A.]]:''' It looks like a convention for Third World dictators in here.

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-->'''[[GameMaster B.A.]]:''' It looks like a convention for [[TheGeneralissimo Third World dictators dictators]] in here.
6th Feb '17 5:44:10 AM Ccook1956
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* In an old ''WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes'' short set in the [[LegionOfLostSouls French Foreign Legion]], the fort commandant has so many medals on his chest they jingle loudly as he walks, and the bars holding them are wider than he is.

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* In an te old ''WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes'' short "Little Beau Porky" (1936), set in the [[LegionOfLostSouls French Foreign Legion]], the fort commandant has so many medals on his chest they jingle loudly as he walks, and the bars holding them are wider than he is.
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