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15th Jun '16 1:33:12 PM Morgenthaler
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* The titular group in the BillyAndMandy episode The Secret Snake Club wants to be one of these: a trio of nerds who will take over the world and issue in geek utopia. They're about as effective as you'd expect until they get hold of Grim and his magical powers.

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* ''WesternAnimation/TheGrimAdventuresOfBillyAndMandy'':
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The titular group in the BillyAndMandy the episode The Secret Snake Club wants to be one of these: a trio of nerds who will take over the world and issue in geek utopia. They're about as effective as you'd expect until they get hold of Grim and his magical powers.
6th Jun '16 5:30:14 PM Doug86
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4th Jun '16 9:04:07 PM GordonSoleil
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* Rare heroic example in VideoGame/SteelStrider: The organization that deploys the protagonist in their souped-up HumongousMecha, periodically drops supplies and weapons, and supplies arms to rebellions against tyrannical planetary governments is...[[UnstoppableMailman an interstellar shipping company]].
4th Jun '16 4:42:52 AM damus2300
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* The Order of Maesters from ''Literature/ASongOfIceAndFire'' is just seen as a bunch of old men who spend their time learning useless (unless commanded by their lords) skills like telling time, reading calendars or using medicine. As the books go on, however, it is becoming revealed that [[spoiler: they, the Faith of the Seven and House Hightower are part of a vast conspiracy to suppress magic and replace it with science]].

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* The Order of Maesters from ''Literature/ASongOfIceAndFire'' is just seen as a bunch of learned old men who spend their time learning useless (unless commanded by their lords) skills like telling time, reading calendars or using medicine. As mentor the books go on, however, it children of the nobility. It is becoming gradually however revealed that the Maesters have influenced Westeros history from behind the scenes, and that [[spoiler: they, the Faith of the Seven and House Hightower are part of a vast conspiracy to suppress magic and replace it with science]].
14th May '16 11:37:41 PM damus2300
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* The Order of Maesters from ''Literature/ASongOfIceAndFire'' is just seen as a bunch of old, learned men who spend their time learning useless (unless commanded by their lords) skills like telling time, reading calendars or learning medicine. As the books go on, however, it is becoming revealed that [[spoiler: they, the Faith of the Seven and House Hightower are part of a vast conspiracy to suppress magic and replace it with science]].

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* The Order of Maesters from ''Literature/ASongOfIceAndFire'' is just seen as a bunch of old, learned old men who spend their time learning useless (unless commanded by their lords) skills like telling time, reading calendars or learning using medicine. As the books go on, however, it is becoming revealed that [[spoiler: they, the Faith of the Seven and House Hightower are part of a vast conspiracy to suppress magic and replace it with science]].
14th May '16 11:20:39 PM damus2300
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* The Order of Maesters from ''Literature/ASongOfIceAndFire'' is just seen as a bunch of old, learned men who spend their time learning useless (unless commanded by their lords) skills like telling time, reading calendars or learning medicine. As the books go on, however, it is becoming revealed that [[spoiler: they, the Faith of the Seven and House Hightower are part of a vast conspiracy to suppress magic and replace it with science]].
6th May '16 2:37:33 PM margdean56
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* ''Literature/TheCryingOfLot49'' features a vast conspiracy which is either a secret postal service masquerading as a swingers' club, or an eccentric dead man's estate masquerading as an secret postal service masquerading as a swingers' club, for a prank. Needless to say, [[MindScrew the protagonist's just as confused as you are]]. Don't expect anything to be explained.

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* ''Literature/TheCryingOfLot49'' features a vast conspiracy which is either a secret postal service masquerading as a swingers' club, or an eccentric dead man's estate masquerading as an a secret postal service masquerading as a swingers' club, for a prank. Needless to say, [[MindScrew the protagonist's just as confused as you are]]. Don't expect anything to be explained.
4th May '16 6:57:40 AM damus2300
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* AEGIS from ''VideoGame/GateKeepers'' is a secret global unit created to wage a secret war against the Invaders. It has the highest military clearance and it has authority over any army. It just so happens its most visible members are ''high school students''.
29th Apr '16 10:42:44 AM TVRulezAgain
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* V.F.D. in ''ASeriesOfUnfortunateEvents'' sometimes resembles this; many of its members work as teachers, librarians, or taxi drivers (hence, it is [[ParanoiaFuel strongly implied that such innocuous-seeming people in the reader's own life could be involved]]), and they often carry out plots in bizarre, inefficient ways.

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* V.F.D. in ''ASeriesOfUnfortunateEvents'' ''Literature/ASeriesOfUnfortunateEvents'' sometimes resembles this; many of its members work as teachers, librarians, or taxi drivers (hence, it is [[ParanoiaFuel strongly implied that such innocuous-seeming people in the reader's own life could be involved]]), and they often carry out plots in bizarre, inefficient ways.
28th Apr '16 7:57:11 PM damus2300
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* This happens in ''WesternAnimation/TheMask'' when Stanley becomes [[BlandNameProduct Putterware's]] best salesman thanks to The Mask's antics and is welcomed into it's inner circle which is run like a cult, complete with brown robes. Putterware's founder is a MadScientist who used to work for a rival company that booted her out for her insane research; To keep food so fresh it's practically alive. She created Putterware for the sole purpose of destroying her former employers... and Edge City.
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