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2nd Aug '16 2:01:11 PM ultimomant
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* In ''Film/{{Mannequin}}'', Jonathan Switcher gets hired by the mall after he saves the boss from a falling billboard.
4th Jul '16 8:33:17 PM Adept
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* In GKChesterton's ''Literature/TheManWhoWasThursday'', Syme protests, and learns why

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* In GKChesterton's Creator/GKChesterton's ''Literature/TheManWhoWasThursday'', Syme protests, and learns why
1st Jul '16 11:22:15 PM supremeone20
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* Used literally in ''Literature/{{Harry Potter}}'' when [[spoiler:after the second wizarding war Kingsley Shacklebolt as the newl appointed Minister of Magic decreed that anyone who participated in the Battle of Hogwarts could start training to be an auror regardless of educational qualifications stating that being in the battle in itself satisfied the skill and personality requirements necessary. This includes Harry and Ron who never went for their final year and Neville who failed to qualify for a subject generally required for the job]].

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* Used literally in ''Literature/{{Harry Potter}}'' when [[spoiler:after the second wizarding war Kingsley Shacklebolt as the newl Shacklebolt, newly appointed Minister of Magic Magic, decreed that anyone who participated in the Battle of Hogwarts could start training to be an auror regardless of educational qualifications qualifications, stating that being in the battle in itself satisfied the skill and personality requirements necessary. This includes Harry and Ron who never went for their final year year, and Neville who failed to qualify for a subject generally required for the job]].
1st Jul '16 11:21:07 PM supremeone20
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* Used literally in ''Literature/{{Harry Potter}}'' when [[spoiler:after the second wizarding war Kingsley Shacklebolt as the newl appointed Minister of Magic decreed that anyone who participated in the Battle of Hogwarts could start training to be an auror regardless of educational qualifications stating that being in the battle in itself satisfied the skill and personality requirements necessary. This includes Harry and Ron who never went for their final year and Neville who failed to qualify for a subject generally required for the job]].
9th May '16 11:21:11 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* After the TimeSkip, most of the heroes of ''TengenToppaGurrenLagann'' find themselves leading the new planetary government. This is examined in greater detail than in most series: While they're all extremely popular with the people at large, what with the whole liberating humanity thing, the majority have no interest in or aptitude for politics, and hand off the ''real'' responsibilities to people who actually know what they're doing.

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* After the TimeSkip, most of the heroes of ''TengenToppaGurrenLagann'' ''Anime/TengenToppaGurrenLagann'' find themselves leading the new planetary government. This is examined in greater detail than in most series: While they're all extremely popular with the people at large, what with the whole liberating humanity thing, the majority have no interest in or aptitude for politics, and hand off the ''real'' responsibilities to people who actually know what they're doing.
8th Apr '16 10:35:32 AM Morgenthaler
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* This has tragic consequences in ''ThirdWatch''. "Doc" is a highly competent and heroic paramedic who regularly declines promotions to supervisor because it is a desk job. He is finally guilted into taking the promotion after nine-eleven but it soon becomes apparent that he cannot handle the job. When he is fired he has a nervous breakdown and ends up taking the fire station hostage.
* Series/{{Merlin}} gets his job as Arthur's manservant as a 'reward' from Uther for saving Arthur's life.

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* This has tragic consequences in ''ThirdWatch''.''Series/ThirdWatch''. "Doc" is a highly competent and heroic paramedic who regularly declines promotions to supervisor because it is a desk job. He is finally guilted into taking the promotion after nine-eleven but it soon becomes apparent that he cannot handle the job. When he is fired he has a nervous breakdown and ends up taking the fire station hostage.
* Series/{{Merlin}} ''Series/{{Merlin 2008}}'': Merlin gets his job as Arthur's manservant as a 'reward' from Uther for saving Arthur's life.
5th Mar '16 10:35:38 AM nombretomado
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* In ''Film/CaptainAmericaTheFirstAvenger'', Steve Rogers starts out as a fresh private who becomes CaptainAmerica for propaganda purposes, but is made an official captain after his rescue of imprisoned troops and capture of HYDRA weaponry.

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* In ''Film/CaptainAmericaTheFirstAvenger'', Steve Rogers starts out as a fresh private who becomes CaptainAmerica ComicBook/CaptainAmerica for propaganda purposes, but is made an official captain after his rescue of imprisoned troops and capture of HYDRA weaponry.
13th Dec '15 5:10:34 PM Nezumi
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13th Dec '15 5:09:40 PM Nezumi
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* Averted in the 2011 Free Comic Book Day story for ''ComicBooks/AtomicRobo''. Emma both manages to distract Dr. Dinosaur and get him into position for the team to take him down through an act of recklessness, and finished the life's work of one of Robo's former employees... but he points out that he can't hire her because she's roughly '''ten years old''' -- he says she has a shot at it once she's older if she plays her cards right, though.

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