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11th Aug '16 7:31:38 PM PaulA
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* Lampshaded by Creator/LoisMcMasterBujold in ''Shards of Honor'': Aral Vorkosigan (Admiral, Hero of the Barraran Empire, Confidant of the Emperor, Butcher of Komarr, etc, etc) notes that he'd be unlikely to even get a job as a judo instructor on Beta Colony.

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* Lampshaded by Creator/LoisMcMasterBujold in ''Shards of Honor'': In Creator/LoisMcMasterBujold's ''Literature/ShardsOfHonor'', Aral Vorkosigan (Admiral, Hero of the Barraran Empire, Confidant of the Emperor, Butcher of Komarr, etc, etc) notes that he'd be unlikely to even get a job as a judo instructor on Beta Colony.
8th Aug '16 11:28:39 AM jamespolk
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* In ''Film/TheCountryGirl'', Bernie is shocked to find out that Frank Elgin, once a highly successful big band singer, has been reduced to recording commercial jingles.
24th Jul '16 2:11:37 PM Psyclone
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** Similarly, Creator/GaryColeman worked as a security guard when his career fizzled out.

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** Similarly, Creator/GaryColeman Gary Coleman worked as a security guard when his career fizzled out.
24th Jul '16 2:11:08 PM Psyclone
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** Similarly, Creator/GaryColeman worked as a security guard when his career fizzled out.
4th Jul '16 11:04:48 AM JackG
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* ''Film/TheMagnificentSeven''. Creator/CharlesBronson's character was once a highly-paid BountyHunter, but now works chopping wood so he's willing to accept the measly pay the villagers are offering. "Right now, that's a fortune."
21st May '16 7:34:01 PM erforce
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* In ''The Devil You Know'' by Mike Carey, professional exorcist ''Literature/FelixCastor'' works as a magician at a child's birthday party. This may be a ShoutOut to the ''Film/{{Ghostbusters}}'' films (above).

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* In ''The Devil You Know'' by Mike Carey, professional exorcist ''Literature/FelixCastor'' works as a magician at a child's birthday party. This may be a ShoutOut to the ''Film/{{Ghostbusters}}'' films (above).''Franchise/GhostbustersII'' above.
21st Apr '16 4:05:47 PM Doug86
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* Hank Hill in ''KingOfTheHill'' ended up working at Mega Lo Mart when he got laid off from Strickland when the aforementioned store briefly sold propane.

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* Hank Hill in ''KingOfTheHill'' ''WesternAnimation/KingOfTheHill'' ended up working at Mega Lo Mart when he got laid off from Strickland when the aforementioned store briefly sold propane.
21st Apr '16 1:41:36 PM Zephyr7
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* In ''Film/OceansEleven'', in the beginning of the movie, Rusty has resorted to teaching young actors how to play poker and Saul is attempting retire but both are clearly bored out of their minds.

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* In ''Film/OceansEleven'', in the beginning of the movie, Rusty has resorted to teaching young actors how to play poker and Saul is attempting to retire and take up dog-racing but both are clearly bored out of their minds.
21st Apr '16 1:39:30 PM Zephyr7
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* In ''Film/OceansEleven'', in the beginning of the movie, Rusty has resorted to teaching young actors how to play poker and Saul is attempting retire but both are clearly bored out of their minds.
8th Apr '16 4:43:36 PM Adept
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* The protagonist of ''Film/{{Rounders}}'' drives a delivery truck for a living whenever he busts out and loses all his money playing {{poker}}.

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* The protagonist of ''Film/{{Rounders}}'' drives a delivery truck for a living whenever he busts out and loses all his money playing {{poker}}.TabletopGame/{{poker}}.
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