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15th Apr '16 12:03:32 PM SSJMagus
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* In the ''ComicBook/XWingSeries'', Corran Horn is dismissive of the concept, saying that during his law enforcement career he encountered plenty of criminals who ''claimed'' to rob from the rich in order to give to the poor, but none who actually ''did it''. Ironically, in the fourth book he and the rest of Rogue Squadron become pirates who steal [[{{Panacea}} bacta]] shipments from the BigBad and give it away to colonies who can't afford it.
3rd Apr '16 9:56:40 AM Sharlee
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* Many seaside communities from the Golden Age of Piracy were quietly welcoming to visiting pirates, because most cargoes that RealLife pirates stole were trade goods, not gold. Having little use for most mundane goods, the pirates unloaded them on the sly for rock-bottom prices, making imported wares affordable to colonials who otherwise couldn't buy such items.

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* Many seaside communities from the Golden Age of Piracy were quietly welcoming to visiting pirates, because most cargoes that RealLife pirates stole were trade goods, not gold. Having little use for most mundane goods, the pirates unloaded them on the sly for rock-bottom prices, making imported wares affordable to colonials who otherwise couldn't buy such items. The colonists got bargains, and the pirates got the chance to come into port without being reported to the authorities.
3rd Apr '16 9:53:31 AM Sharlee
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* Many seaside communities from the Golden Age of Piracy were quietly welcoming to visiting pirates, because most cargoes that RealLife pirates stole were trade goods, not gold. Having little use for most mundane goods, the pirates unloaded them on the sly for rock-bottom prices, making imported wares affordable to colonials who otherwise couldn't buy such items.
29th Mar '16 10:29:51 AM Morgenthaler
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* This gem from ''CopRock'':

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* This gem from ''CopRock'':''Series/CopRock'':
28th Mar '16 7:58:15 PM JackG
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* An Australian newspaper comic had Ned Kelly handing a bag of gold to a poor farmer, saying he's decided to rob from the rich and give to the poor like Robin Hood. The farmer is overjoyed, shouting, "I'm rich, I'm rich!" So Ned Kelly robs him.

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* An Australian newspaper comic had Ned Kelly UsefulNotes/NedKelly handing a bag of gold to a poor farmer, saying he's decided to rob from the rich and give to the poor like Robin Hood. The farmer is overjoyed, shouting, "I'm rich, I'm rich!" So Ned Kelly robs him.
27th Mar '16 7:47:19 AM JackG
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* An Australian newspaper comic had Ned Kelly handing a bag of gold to a poor farmer, saying he's decided to rob from the rich and give to the poor like Robin Hood. The farmer is overjoyed, shouting, "I'm rich, I'm rich!" So Ned Kelly robs him.
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16th Mar '16 8:49:40 AM AtticusOmundson
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* Isaac and Miria from LightNovel/{{Baccano}} philosophize away their thefts by stealing from the mafia, or from those that they feel money is causing more harm to than good.

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* Isaac and Miria from LightNovel/{{Baccano}} ''LightNovel/{{Baccano}}'' philosophize away their thefts by stealing from the mafia, or from those that they feel money is causing more harm to than good.
27th Feb '16 3:42:56 PM youfeelingluckypunk27
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* Heraclio Bernal, leader of a gang of pistoleros in the late 19th Century, was portrayed this way frequently in songs and poems.
22nd Feb '16 8:41:55 AM nighttrainfm
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* From the quote above, Robin Hood and his Merry Men appear in ''WesternAnimation/{{Shrek}}''. After a big (and quite humorous) musical number explaining his motives, it's clear he sees Shrek as a monster, and intends to cut the ogre's heart out in an attempt to impress Princess Fiona. She is not impressed and promptly begin to kick all their asses with Matrix-esque ease. This trope is subverted in that Robin is something of a jerk who is implied to keep at least a percentage of the money he steals.

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* From the quote above, Robin Hood and his Merry Men appear in ''WesternAnimation/{{Shrek}}''. After a big (and quite humorous) musical number explaining his motives, it's clear he sees Shrek as a monster, and intends to cut the ogre's heart out in an attempt to impress Princess Fiona. She is not impressed and promptly begin to kick kicks all their asses with Matrix-esque ease. This trope is subverted in that Robin is something of a jerk who is implied to keep at least a percentage of the money he steals.
30th Jan '16 3:30:41 PM nighttrainfm
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* Felicia Hardy/Black Cat from ''SpiderMan'' has occasionally did this DependingOnTheWriter.
** also very similar to [[ComicBook/{{Catwoman}} Selena Kyle/Catwoman]] of ''Franchise/{{Batman}}''.

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* Felicia Hardy/Black Cat from ''SpiderMan'' has ComicBook/{{Catwoman}} and ComicBook/BlackCat, the two most famous cat burglars in comics, occasionally did do this DependingOnTheWriter.
** also very similar to [[ComicBook/{{Catwoman}} Selena Kyle/Catwoman]] of ''Franchise/{{Batman}}''.
DependingOnTheWriter. The former in particular comes from a poor background in most continuities, and is often shown looking after her neighbourhood strays.
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