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25th Mar '18 3:25:42 AM darkemyst
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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."

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* ''Film/TheMagnificentSeven''.''[[Film/TheMagnificentSeven1960 The Magnificent Seven]]''. 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."
13th Mar '18 7:51:57 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''Film/{{Cop}}'': The sleazy main character hooks up with a minor Hollywood actress whose roles have dried up and has had to resort to dealing drugs and prostituting herself to make ends meet.
4th Mar '18 4:21:19 PM nombretomado
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* An old Discover Card commercial depicts a fictional HairMetal band called Danger Kitty (whose members are played by hair metal parody group SteelPanther) rising to great fame and fortune in the early 1980s before falling into obscurity. At the end of the commercial one of the members of Danger Kitty is seen working at a hot dog stand.

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* An old Discover Card commercial depicts a fictional HairMetal band called Danger Kitty (whose members are played by hair metal parody group SteelPanther) Music/SteelPanther) rising to great fame and fortune in the early 1980s before falling into obscurity. At the end of the commercial one of the members of Danger Kitty is seen working at a hot dog stand.
26th Jan '18 5:28:59 PM Lanes17B
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** In [[GaidenGame ''DR2: Off the Record'']] Frank West became a celebrity by selling his story of survival during the [[VideoGame/DeadRising Willamette outbreak,]] and happily coasted on the fame, and money, it brought him. Several years later, he was alone, and the money disappeared leving him in debt. To make ends meet, and [[PhlebotinumDependence keep buying the expensive Zombrex medication he needs,]] he participates on the controversial [[ShowWithinAShow "Terror is Reality",]] being [[WitheDwarfStarlet billed as the hero of Willamette.]]

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** In [[GaidenGame ''DR2: Off the Record'']] Frank West became a celebrity by selling his story of survival during the [[VideoGame/DeadRising Willamette outbreak,]] and happily coasted on the fame, and money, it brought him. Several years later, he was alone, and the money disappeared leving him in debt. To make ends meet, and [[PhlebotinumDependence keep buying the expensive Zombrex medication he needs,]] he participates on the controversial [[ShowWithinAShow "Terror is Reality",]] being [[WitheDwarfStarlet [[WhiteDwarfStarlet billed as the hero of Willamette.]]
26th Jan '18 5:27:34 PM Lanes17B
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* In ''VideoGame/DeadRising2'' Chuck Green was once a star and a champion in the motor-cross circuit, but has been reduced to slaughtering zombies on the controversial [[ShowWithinAShow "Terror is Reality"]] in order to afford Zombrex, [[ZombieInfectee his daughter's]] [[PhlebotinumDependence expensive multi-dose anti-zombification medicine.]]
** In [[GaidenGame ''DR2: Off the Record'']] Frank West became a celebrity by selling his story of survival during the [[VideoGame/DeadRising Willamette outbreak,]] and happily coasted on the fame, and money, it brought him. Several years later, he was alone, and the money disappeared leving him in debt. To make ends meet, and [[PhlebotinumDependence keep buying the expensive Zombrex medication he needs,]] he participates on the controversial [[ShowWithinAShow "Terror is Reality",]] being [[WitheDwarfStarlet billed as the hero of Willamette.]]
23rd Dec '17 5:57:31 PM nombretomado
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* Colonel Thomas E. Lawrence resigned the British Army after WWI, but later found civilian life uninspiring. So he joined the RoyalAirForce as an ordinary Airman under a pseudonym to get back to military, even if as an ordinary rating.

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* Colonel Thomas E. Lawrence resigned the British Army after WWI, but later found civilian life uninspiring. So he joined the RoyalAirForce [[UsefulNotes/BritsWithBattleships Royal Air Force]] as an ordinary Airman under a pseudonym to get back to military, even if as an ordinary rating.
23rd Nov '17 10:11:20 AM WillyFourEyes
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* After closing the rifts at the end of ''VideoGame/OrcsMustDie'' the War Mage inadvertently put himself out of work. Without invading Orcs to fight and his actions causing all the magic to go away getting people mad at him he's become a miner by the start of [[OrcsMustDie2 the second game]].

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* After closing the rifts at the end of ''VideoGame/OrcsMustDie'' the War Mage inadvertently put himself out of work. Without invading Orcs to fight and his actions [[TheMagicGoesAway causing all the magic to go away away]] and getting people mad at him him, he's become a miner by the start of [[OrcsMustDie2 the second game]].sequel.
23rd Nov '17 10:11:20 AM WillyFourEyes
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10th Oct '17 3:04:28 PM MGD107
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* ''Series/{{Ghosted}}'': Leroy Wright was the LAPD's best missing persons detective, now he's forced to work as a mall cop. Doctor Max Jenifer was a professor at Stanford and the leading theoretical physicist, who is forced to work as a sales clerk in a bookstore. They both initially agree to work for the [[GovernmentAgencyOfFiction Bureau Underground]] because Captain Lafrey’s offers to get them their old jobs back.
31st Aug '17 4:25:28 PM TonyG
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* Caroline becoming a waitress ''Series/TwoBrokeGirls''. Played with in that the series begins with her taking that job after her father's arrest cost her her access to the family fortune.

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* Wealthy socialite Caroline becoming a waitress ''Series/TwoBrokeGirls''. Played with in that the series begins with her taking that job after her father's arrest cost her her access to the family fortune.
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