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20th May '17 5:18:19 PM nombretomado
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* Gordon Gekko from ''WallStreet'' is regarded as a ruthless corporate raider whom protagonist Bud Fox idolizes. Partway through the movie he confronts his rival, Larry Wildman, who during a tense negotiation tells Gekko, "I could break you, mate. In two pieces over my knees. You know it. I know it. I could buy you six times over. I could dump the stock just to ''burn your arse''!"

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* Gordon Gekko from ''WallStreet'' ''Film/WallStreet'' is regarded as a ruthless corporate raider whom protagonist Bud Fox idolizes. Partway through the movie he confronts his rival, Larry Wildman, who during a tense negotiation tells Gekko, "I could break you, mate. In two pieces over my knees. You know it. I know it. I could buy you six times over. I could dump the stock just to ''burn your arse''!"
19th May '17 12:19:10 PM JackG
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* ''Film/AlienCovenant''. Peter Weyland, CEO of Weyland-Yutani, has Michelangelo's statue of ''David'' as a private ornament in his house.
15th May '17 8:40:41 PM PaulA
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* [[Literature/BigendBooks Hubertus Bigend]] had a substantial chunk of cash from inheritance and managing Blue Ant, a massive advertising company. Then, in ''Pattern Recognition'', he stumbles upon a subliminal advertising technique that considerably boosts his company's success rate. But this is chump change compared to the sheer amount of cash he's prepared to make when he receives a program designed to predict market movements with flawless accuracy up to seventeen minutes in the future in ''Zero History''. As he says seven ''seconds'' would have been more than enough, one can only wonder just how deep the man's pockets are about to become.

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* [[Literature/BigendBooks ''Literature/BigendBooks'': Hubertus Bigend]] Bigend had a substantial chunk of cash from inheritance and managing Blue Ant, a massive advertising company. Then, in ''Pattern Recognition'', ''Literature/PatternRecognition'', he stumbles upon a subliminal advertising technique that considerably boosts his company's success rate. But this is chump change compared to the sheer amount of cash he's prepared to make when he receives a program designed to predict market movements with flawless accuracy up to seventeen minutes in the future in ''Zero History''.''Literature/ZeroHistory''. As he says seven ''seconds'' would have been more than enough, one can only wonder just how deep the man's pockets are about to become.
26th Apr '17 4:30:30 PM KenMoreau
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* Tyler Vernon, in ''Creator/JohnRingo'''s ''Literature/TroyRising'' series. After Earth is discovered (and taken over economically) by some unpleasant aliens, Tyler discovers that maple syrup is highly valued by some of the other alien races. He sells enough maple syrup to cause the other alien races to get rid of the unpleasant aliens (as they were planning on taking over the maple syrup market and drastically raising the price) and makes Tyler worth more than the entire Earth economy, by several orders of magnitude. Tyler personally funds setting up 4 (as of the end of the third book, but more are explicitly being planned) warships which are 7-10 kilometers in size, as well as all of the support fleets for them, in order to defend the Earth from yet another group of unpleasant aliens.

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* Tyler Vernon, in ''Creator/JohnRingo'''s ''Literature/TroyRising'' series. After Earth It is discovered (and taken over economically) by some unpleasant aliens, Tyler discovers that maple syrup is highly valued by some a function of her job, but ''Creator/RobertAHeinlein'''s ''Literature/GloryRoad'' has Star, Empress of the Twenty Universes. All of her subjects contribute a tiny fraction of their money in taxes, but it all adds up to simply ridiculous amounts of money for her (and Oscar, her consort's) personal expenses. At one point Oscar has decided he wants to make an outfit for her, and is holding a large bowl of extremely precious gems (diamonds, rubies, sapphires, and other alien races. He sells enough maple syrup to cause the other alien races to get rid gems he has no name for) as part of the unpleasant aliens (as they were planning on taking over the maple syrup market and drastically raising the price) and makes Tyler worth more than the entire Earth economy, by several orders of magnitude. Tyler personally funds setting up 4 (as of the end of the third book, but more are explicitly being planned) warships which are 7-10 kilometers in size, as well as all of the support fleets decorations for them, in order to defend the Earth from yet it. At another group point Star suggests tearing out a wall of unpleasant aliens.their house and re-routing a river so he can go fishing while staying at home.
26th Apr '17 4:17:24 PM KenMoreau
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* Tyler Vernon, in ''Creator/JohnRingo'''s ''Literature/TroyRising'' series. After Earth is discovered (and taken over economically) by some unpleasant aliens, Tyler discovers that maple syrup is highly valued by some of the other alien races. He sells enough maple syrup to cause the other alien races to get rid of the unpleasant aliens (as they were planning on taking over the maple syrup market and drastically raising the price) and makes Tyler worth more than the entire Earth economy, by several orders of magnitude. Tyler personally funds setting up 4 (as of the end of the third book, but more are explicitly being planned) warships which are 7-10 kilometers in size, as well as all of the support fleets for them, in order to defend the Earth from yet another group of unpleasant aliens.
20th Apr '17 10:07:05 AM 64SuperNintendo
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** in charge of the entire economy of a town (well, ex-town; It was flattened by Australia).

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** in In charge of the entire economy of a town (well, ex-town; It was flattened by Australia).
20th Apr '17 9:51:53 AM 64SuperNintendo
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** someone quantified it down to 25 trillion dollars in real life. Forbes puts it at 44 billion dollars.

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** someone Someone quantified it down to 25 trillion dollars in real life. Forbes puts it at 44 billion dollars.
20th Apr '17 9:43:04 AM 64SuperNintendo
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[[folder:Myth & Religion]]

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20th Apr '17 9:42:14 AM 64SuperNintendo
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[[folder:Anime & Manga]]

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11th Apr '17 4:58:09 PM ImperialMajestyXO
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** And also, Danny's best friend, Sam, whose family is extremely wealthy because her grandfather invented the machine that twirls cellophane around deli toothpicks,when Tucker finds out about this and asks Sam whether her family owns things such as private jet and private yacht,she says yes. She also has a private movie theatre that's attached to a private bowling alley in the basement.

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** And also, Danny's best friend, Sam, whose family is extremely wealthy because her grandfather great-grandfather invented the machine that twirls cellophane around deli toothpicks,when toothpicks; when Tucker finds out about this and asks Sam whether her family owns things such as private jet and private yacht,she says yes. She also has a private movie theatre that's attached to a private bowling alley in the basement.
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