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13th Feb '18 1:42:22 PM DaibhidC
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** Currently, it appears that Arrow's civilian identity (Oliver Queen) is a well-respected philanthropist. He had enough money to run for mayor of his city, and financial resources to rebuild his home/headquarters after it was blown up around the time of ''ComicBook/InfiniteCrisis''. Before ''[[Comicbook/JusticeLeagueCryForJustice Cry for Justice]]'' at least Oliver Queen was established to have taken the "millions" of dollars he got from Stanley Dover's will and through investment, especially his market manipulations, to have become significantly wealthier, hundreds of millions to low billions range is probably what we should assume Ollie has access to.

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** Currently, Prior to ''Flashpoint'', it appears that Arrow's civilian identity (Oliver Queen) is a well-respected philanthropist. He had enough money to run for mayor of his city, and financial resources to rebuild his home/headquarters after it was blown up around the time of ''ComicBook/InfiniteCrisis''. Before ''[[Comicbook/JusticeLeagueCryForJustice Cry for Justice]]'' at least Oliver Queen was established to have taken the "millions" of dollars he got from Stanley Dover's will and through investment, especially his market manipulations, to have become significantly wealthier, hundreds of millions to low billions range is probably what we should assume Ollie has access to.to.
** The Comicbook/{{New 52}} version of Green Arrow was running an Apple-like subsidiary of Queen Industries (Q-Core) and had a number of trick arrows and a high-tech base. ''Comicbook/GreenArrowRebirth'' runs a version of the embezzlement storyline to get him hiding in the woods without a penny to his name [[spoiler: and a murder charge hanging over him]].
30th Jan '18 12:34:56 PM johnnye
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Super teams will often have at least one member who is a Crimefighter With Cash to explain how the team gets their CoolShip and other assorted goodies.

Frequently, but not always, overlaps with BadassNormal and/or TheTeamBenefactor. See also RichIdiotWithNoDayJob. Might include simply bribing the bad guys to stop, see CutLexLuthorACheck. Contrast MoneyIsNotPower, where a person's wealth won't help them at all.

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Super teams will often have at least one member who is a Crimefighter With Cash to explain how the team gets their CoolShip and other assorted goodies.

goodies; see TheTeamBenefactor.

Frequently, but not always, overlaps with BadassNormal and/or TheTeamBenefactor.or ClothesMakeTheSuperman. See also RichIdiotWithNoDayJob. Might include simply bribing the bad guys to stop, see CutLexLuthorACheck. Contrast MoneyIsNotPower, where a person's wealth won't help them at all.
27th Dec '17 4:49:02 PM kikiandlala
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Frequently, but not always, overlaps with BadassNormal and/or TheTeamBenefactor. See also RichIdiotWithNoDayJob. Might include simply bribing the bad guys to stop, see CutLexLuthorACheck.

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Frequently, but not always, overlaps with BadassNormal and/or TheTeamBenefactor. See also RichIdiotWithNoDayJob. Might include simply bribing the bad guys to stop, see CutLexLuthorACheck. Contrast MoneyIsNotPower, where a person's wealth won't help them at all.
1st Dec '17 1:46:59 PM gophergiggles
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* The Magic Armor from ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaTwilightPrincess'', especially when combined with the infinite rupees reward from [[ThatOneSidequest Jovani]] and the wallet upgrades, turns Link into one of these. Granting invincibility at the cost of 2 rupees per second and 12 rupees every time you're hit, you're basically able to [[NoSell unleash]] the [[Franchise/TheTerminator Terminator]] on any threat without getting a scratch on you. ''[[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaTheWindWaker Wind Waker HD]]'' offers a similar setup, albeit without as easy a source of unlimited cash to keep it running.
5th Oct '17 5:30:34 AM NightShade96
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* In {{Smallville}} Clark, despite all his powers always depends on a rich benefactor who pays the bills or use his contacts. First is Lex Luthor, second his father Lionel and finally Oliver Queen.

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* In {{Smallville}} ''Series/{{Smallville}}'', Clark, despite all his powers always depends on a rich benefactor who pays the bills or use his contacts. First is Lex Luthor, second his father Lionel and finally Oliver Queen.
14th Sep '17 6:14:25 PM lacrarte
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* In {{Smallville}} Clark, despite all his powers always depends of a rich benefactor who pays the bills or use his contacts. First is Lex Luthor, second his father Lionel and finally Oliver Queen.

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* In {{Smallville}} Clark, despite all his powers always depends of on a rich benefactor who pays the bills or use his contacts. First is Lex Luthor, second his father Lionel and finally Oliver Queen.
14th Sep '17 6:12:38 PM lacrarte
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* In {{Smallville}} Clark, despite all his powers always depends of a rich benefactor who pays the bills or use his contacts. First is Lex Luthor, second his father Lionel and finally Oliver Queen.
13th Sep '17 8:44:42 PM zealots
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** As Xavier's "strongest telepath in the world" title often tends to fall into the murky realms of InformedAbility, one could argue that his deep pockets are in fact his ''primary'' superpower, with his actual telepathy being a "secondary mutation" as they are called in the X-books. Indeed, Xavier's ridiculous and improbable (it's never quite explained ''where'' all his money comes from, except with the occasional HandWave that the Xavier family is OldMoney) is even lampshaded in-universe, with the loner character Dr. Nemesis initially turning down an offer to join the X-Men because "I won't be bought out by you dilettantes with your bottomless bank accounts."
29th Aug '17 8:48:36 AM Divra
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*** In an issue of ''Franchise/{{Justice League|OfAmerica}}'' he managed to get mercenary villain-team-member Mirror Master over to his side simply by offering him a raise over what ComicBook/LexLuthor was paying.

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*** In an issue of ''Franchise/{{Justice League|OfAmerica}}'' he managed to get mercenary villain-team-member Mirror Master over to his side simply by offering him a raise over what ComicBook/LexLuthor was paying.paying (along with a sizeable donation to the orphanage where Mirror Master grew up).
28th Jul '17 7:14:22 PM JJHIL325
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* In ''Disney/BigHero6'', Fred is the only member besides the robot Baymax who isn't a science/engineering major, so he doesn't has the skills to weaponize his tech. However, he comes from an extremely rich family, so besides from being the one who controls the firebreathing {{Kaiju}} suit, he supplies the money, materials, and a lab/workshop that's needed for the team.
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