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19th Jun '16 6:58:41 PM LadyJaneGrey
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* In an episode of ''WesternAnimation/ChipNDaleRescueRangers'', Fat Cat ships in a gang of nutty fruit bats from Jamaica to use as jewel thieves, paying them with fruit. Even he is amazed at how easy it is:

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* In an episode of ''WesternAnimation/ChipNDaleRescueRangers'', Fat Cat ships in a gang of [[WelcomeToTheCaribbeanMon nutty fruit bats from Jamaica Jamaica]] to use as jewel thieves, paying them with fruit. Even he is amazed at how easy it is:
28th May '16 7:59:13 AM DannWoolf
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* In ''Anime/DragonBallSuper'', Bulma takes Whis to various restaurants to convince him to protect Bulma's family if Beerus ever tries to destroy the Earth again. And Vegeta bribes Whis with instant ramen to get Whis to train him.
12th May '16 10:40:55 PM Gamermaster
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* In ''Manga/KobayashiSanChiNoMaidDragon'', Kobayashi [[SweetTooth offered Elma sweets]] if she'd help Tooru defeat [[AxCrazy Iruru]].
30th Apr '16 1:34:05 PM Assassin-sensei
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[[folder: Visual Novels]]
* In ''VisualNovel/StrawberryVinegar'', Rie is giving food to Licia in exchange for...not getting sent to Hell. Sounds like a fair trade.

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29th Apr '16 10:31:23 AM TheCuza
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* In ''VideoGame/TalesFromTheBorderlands'', the only reason Yvette goes along with Rhys and Vaughn's crazy plan to screw their BadBoss Vasquez out of millions of dollars is because Rhys offered to buy her lunch. [[spoiler:Although she sells them out to Vasquez almost immediately.]]
26th Mar '16 7:26:42 PM JackG
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* In ''The New Centurions'' the police have been ordered to crack down on street prostitution. The veteran cop pulls up in a paddy wagon brandishing a bottle of booze, so the hookers will go along willingly.
26th Mar '16 7:23:09 PM JackG
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* ''Series/PersonOfInterest''. "The Cold War" opens with Harold Finch annoying an Asian food vender with an [[WackyCravings overly-specific sandwich order]]. He brings the sandwich back to their secret headquarters and nervously presents it as a peace offering to [[TokenEvilTeammate Shaw]], currently handcuffed to a bench and not happy about it.
23rd Mar '16 1:14:14 PM margdean56
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* In Literature/TheBible, Jacob was able to get his brother Esau to sell his birthright for a bowl of stew.

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* In Literature/TheBible, Jacob was able to get his brother Esau to sell his birthright for a bowl of lentil stew.
3rd Mar '16 6:59:01 AM LadyJaneGrey
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* In ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' episode "Homer and Apu", Homer got sick eating food from the Kwik-E-Mart, and when he got better, stormed into the store to tell off Apu, who offered him a pound of frozen shrimp as consolation. When Homer noticed that it wasn't actually frozen and smelled funny, Apu upped the bribe to ''two'' pounds, which [[TooDumbToLive Homer eagerly accepted]]. (He got sick again, naturally.)
29th Feb '16 10:25:46 AM nielas
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* On ''Series/{{Limitless}}'' Brian needs to convince an imprisoned hitman to confess to a murder and rat out his employer. The hitman is already serving multiple life sentences so another murder conviction is not going to change anything for him but he is not going to do the FBI a favor for free. Brian offers him a dozen bagels from a Brooklyn bakery famous for its baked goods. The hitman agrees to testify in exchange for a dozen bagels delivered to him in prison every week.
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