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16th Mar '17 4:12:42 PM merotoker
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* In the oldest McDonalds commercials from the 70s, the police force of [=McDonaldland=] consisted of one guy, Officer Big Mac. Of course, the Hamburglar and Captain Crook were the only criminals he had to watch out for, so he was all that was needed.

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* In the oldest McDonalds UsefulNotes/McDonalds commercials from the 70s, the police force of [=McDonaldland=] consisted of one guy, Officer Big Mac. Of course, the Hamburglar and Captain Crook were the only criminals he had to watch out for, so he was all that was needed.



* In the third ''Anime/RebuildOfEvangelion'' film, [[spoiler:NERV seems to consist entirely of [[BigBad Gendo]], [[TheConsigliere Fuyutsuki]], [[CloningBlues Rei]], and [[TokenGoodTeammate Kaworu]], with the majority of the operation being automated.]]

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* In the third ''Anime/RebuildOfEvangelion'' film, [[spoiler:NERV seems to consist entirely of [[BigBad Gendo]], [[TheConsigliere Fuyutsuki]], [[CloningBlues Rei]], and [[TokenGoodTeammate Kaworu]], with the majority of the operation being automated.]] automated]].



* In ''Film/StreetFighterTheLegendOfChunLi'', The Order of the Web is supposed to be a Bangkok-wide anti-Shadaloo organization. Yet we only see three members: Gen (the "leader"), Chun-Li, and a dead vagrant Chun-Li literally stumbles across at an airport. Further enforcing the trope is the fact that [[spoiler: the "dead" guy turned out to be a not-so-dead Gen, who set himself up as a clue to put Chun-Li on his trail.]]

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* In ''Film/StreetFighterTheLegendOfChunLi'', The Order of the Web is supposed to be a Bangkok-wide anti-Shadaloo organization. Yet we only see three members: Gen (the "leader"), Chun-Li, and a dead vagrant Chun-Li literally stumbles across at an airport. Further enforcing the trope is the fact that [[spoiler: the "dead" guy turned out to be a not-so-dead Gen, who set himself up as a clue to put Chun-Li on his trail.]]trail]].



** The exact size of the wizarding population is an example of this trope. But as [[http://www.hp-lexicon.org/essays/essay-hogwarts-how-many.html This essay points out]], assuming the vast majority of British wizard children go to Hogwarts (something outright said in the book), that means Britain's wizarding population between the age of 11 and 18 is below the 300 mark. And since that would be roughly one-tenth of the ''entire'' population, maybe one-twentieth if we allow for wizards' longer lifespans, the total wizarding population is under 10,000. Details such as the size of the Ministry and the number of Quidditch teams mentioned make such a small figure ''very'' surprising, but then, WritersCannotDoMath. According to WordOfGod, there are actually 1000 students at Hogwarts, effectively tripling the "300" figure for school-age wizarding children and therefore inflating the wizarding population to between 10,000 and 20,000. It was also mentioned that wizards would have died out if they hadn't started marrying Muggles, indicating the population has always been somewhat small and probably still is. Also note that this is just Great Britain (and maybe Ireland). There are other populations in other countries. ''Goblet of Fire'' included students and staff from two other schools. There are Quidditch teams explicitly mentioned from other countries. American witches/wizards are mentioned during the Quidditch ''world'' cup. Though the magical world would need to be small compared to the {{muggle|s}} population to maintain the {{masquerade}}.

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** The exact size of the wizarding population is an example of this trope. But as [[http://www.hp-lexicon.org/essays/essay-hogwarts-how-many.html This essay points out]], assuming the vast majority of British wizard children go to Hogwarts (something outright said in the book), that means Britain's wizarding population between the age of 11 and 18 is below the 300 mark. And since that would be roughly one-tenth of the ''entire'' population, maybe one-twentieth if we allow for [[WizardsLiveLonger wizards' longer lifespans, lifespans]], the total wizarding population is under 10,000. Details such as the size of the Ministry and the number of Quidditch teams mentioned make such a small figure ''very'' surprising, but then, WritersCannotDoMath. According to WordOfGod, there are actually 1000 students at Hogwarts, effectively tripling the "300" figure for school-age wizarding children and therefore inflating the wizarding population to between 10,000 and 20,000. It was also mentioned that wizards would have died out if they hadn't started marrying Muggles, indicating the population has always been somewhat small and probably still is. Also note that this is just Great Britain (and maybe Ireland). There are other populations in other countries. ''Goblet of Fire'' included students and staff from two other schools. There are Quidditch teams explicitly mentioned from other countries. American witches/wizards are mentioned during the Quidditch ''world'' cup. Though the magical world would need to be small compared to the {{muggle|s}} population to maintain the {{masquerade}}.



* In ''Series/LieToMe'', the Lightman Institute always has people wandering around the the background but only four characters seem to do any work; everyone else seems to be there to run the video cameras for them.

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* In ''Series/LieToMe'', the Lightman Institute always has people wandering around the the background but only four characters seem to do any work; everyone else seems to be there to run the video cameras for them.



* ''Series/TheXFiles'' only consists of only two people handling the "special" cases. Good thing two cases never seem to crop up at once. Justified in the sense that they are given the "kooky" cases nobody else wants to touch.

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* ''Series/TheXFiles'' only consists of only two people handling the "special" cases. Good thing two cases never seem to crop up at once. Justified in the sense that they are given the "kooky" cases nobody else wants to touch.



* The Vampire Authority in ''Series/TrueBlood'' has shades of this, they ''do'' have a seemingly endless stream of field operatives and commandos but once we get to see inside thier HQ it seems that the entire government of the international vampire community can fit around one rather small conference table and apparently run the whole thing without any admin staff. May be partially justified as most executive duties would fall on the shoulders of their feudal vassals.

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* The Vampire Authority in ''Series/TrueBlood'' has shades of this, this; they ''do'' have a seemingly endless stream of field operatives and commandos but once we get to see inside thier HQ it seems that the entire government of the international vampire community can fit around one rather small conference table and apparently run the whole thing without any admin staff. May be partially justified as most executive duties would fall on the shoulders of their feudal vassals.



* Anytime Raiden organizes a group of Earthrealm warriors in ''Franchise/MortalKombat'' to oppose the forces of the Outworld, they tend to be small, and indeed, his efforts ended in failure in both ''Deadly Alliance'' and ''Armageddon''. In ''VideoGame/MortalKombat9'', you could technically say he was successful (better than the alternative, at least; he saved the world and slew Shao Kahn - probably - despite horrible casualties for his side) but again, his group was a small one, starting with only seven (himself, Sonya, Johnny Cage, Jax, Sub-Zero, Liu Kang, and Kung Lao), the number later growing to thirteen as Kitana and Jade defect to his side and Smoke, Stryker, Nightwolf, and Kabal join his cause later.

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* Anytime Raiden organizes a group of Earthrealm warriors in ''Franchise/MortalKombat'' to oppose the forces of the Outworld, they tend to be small, and indeed, his efforts ended in failure in both ''Deadly Alliance'' ''[[VideoGame/MortalKombatDeadlyAlliance Deadly Alliance]]'' and ''Armageddon''.''[[VideoGame/MortalKombatArmageddon Armageddon]]''. In ''VideoGame/MortalKombat9'', you could technically say he was successful (better than the alternative, at least; he saved the world and slew Shao Kahn - probably - despite horrible casualties for his side) but again, his group was a small one, starting with only seven (himself, Sonya, Johnny Cage, Jax, Sub-Zero, Liu Kang, and Kung Lao), the number later growing to thirteen as Kitana and Jade defect to his side and Smoke, Stryker, Nightwolf, and Kabal join his cause later.



* LaResistance in ''VideoGame/BeyondGoodAndEvil'' appears to consist of about five people in a basement. Justified in the game; ''this branch'' of LaResistance consists of five people in a basement, plus a leader whose real identity they don't know. Said leader is the leader of several (if not all) of the other branches of LaResistance as well, but this branch doesn't know how many branches there are under his command, how many people are in those branches, or who they are. All this inter-organizational secrecy is so that, in the (unfortunately likely) event that any of the branches are captured, the locations and identities of the rest of LaResistance can't be tortured out of them. Possibly the sequel will shed some more light on it. The Chief himself [[spoiler:happens to be the main character's best friend.]]

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* LaResistance in ''VideoGame/BeyondGoodAndEvil'' appears to consist of about five people in a basement. Justified in the game; ''this branch'' of LaResistance consists of five people in a basement, plus a leader whose real identity they don't know. Said leader is the leader of several (if not all) of the other branches of LaResistance as well, but this branch doesn't know how many branches there are under his command, how many people are in those branches, or who they are. All this inter-organizational secrecy is so that, in the (unfortunately likely) event that any of the branches are captured, the locations and identities of the rest of LaResistance can't be tortured out of them. Possibly the sequel will shed some more light on it. The Chief himself [[spoiler:happens to be the main character's best friend.]]friend]].



* [[http://coelasquid.deviantart.com Kelly Turnbull]], for her part in a Original Character Tournament called The Coliseum, does a beautiful justification of an OddlySmallOrganization [[http://coelasquid.deviantart.com/art/TC-5-1-The-Final-Countdown-101435241 here]] and [[http://coelasquid.deviantart.com/art/TC-5-7-The-Butcher-is-King-103824967 here]]. It perfectly illustrates just how EFFECTIVE a small band with loyal, professional and capable members can be.

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* [[http://coelasquid.deviantart.com Kelly Turnbull]], for her part in a Original Character Tournament called The Coliseum, does a beautiful justification of an OddlySmallOrganization oddly small organization [[http://coelasquid.deviantart.com/art/TC-5-1-The-Final-Countdown-101435241 here]] and [[http://coelasquid.deviantart.com/art/TC-5-7-The-Butcher-is-King-103824967 here]]. It perfectly illustrates just how EFFECTIVE a small band with loyal, professional and capable members can be.



* The Legion Ex Machina in ''WesternAnimation/BigGuyAndRustyTheBoyRobot''. Not only are they a prominent and credible threat with vast technological resources, [[spoiler: (having an abandoned factory as a base certainly helps)]] but they are {{nebulous|EvilOrganization}}, as well. Despite being made of only 6 members.

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* The Legion Ex Machina in ''WesternAnimation/BigGuyAndRustyTheBoyRobot''. Not only are they a prominent and credible threat with vast technological resources, [[spoiler: (having an abandoned factory as a base certainly helps)]] but they are {{nebulous|EvilOrganization}}, {{nebulous|EvilOrganisation}}, as well. Despite being made of only 6 members.



** BigBad Dr. Drakken is occasionally shown to have a few dozen PunchClockVillain {{Mooks}} at his disposal, but in most episodes they're nowhere to be seen and the whole [[EvilPlan Evil Plot]] Of The Week is just him and DarkActionGirl Shego doing their thing. At one point, they were briefly seen in [[DenOfIniquity an employee lounge]] and took no further part in the episode. Then again, Shego is pretty much all the help he needs (especially considering that the rank-and-file mooks are [[SurroundedByIdiots generally useless]] and serve as little more than [[RedShirt minor speed bumps]] in Kim's way).

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** BigBad Dr. Drakken is occasionally shown to have a few dozen PunchClockVillain {{Mooks}} at his disposal, but in most episodes they're nowhere to be seen and the whole [[EvilPlan Evil Plot]] Of The Week is just him and DarkActionGirl Shego doing their thing. At one point, they were briefly seen in [[DenOfIniquity an employee lounge]] and took no further part in the episode. Then again, Shego is pretty much all the help he needs (especially considering that the rank-and-file mooks are [[SurroundedByIdiots generally useless]] and serve as little more than [[RedShirt minor speed bumps]] in Kim's way). Several things have been mentioned in episodes that might [[FridgeBrilliance explain]] the on-again-off-again presence of Drakken's rank-and-file mooks. Drakken's VillainCred is notoriously weak, and he's sometimes short on money (and, at least according to Shego, he's tight-fisted with money when he does have it). That would make it hard to recruit and keep people.



** Several things have been mentioned in episodes that might [[FridgeBrilliance explain]] the on-again-off-again presence of Drakken's rank-and-file mooks. Drakken's VillainCred is notoriously weak, and he's sometimes short on money (and, at least according to Shego, he's tight-fisted with money when he does have it). That would make it hard to recruit and keep people.
** Almost every class we see at Middleton High School is [[TwoTeacherSchool taught by Mr. Barkin]]. He occasionally explains that he is substituting for another teacher who was sidelines by [[NoodleIncident some random mishap]].

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** Several things have been mentioned in episodes that might [[FridgeBrilliance explain]] the on-again-off-again presence of Drakken's rank-and-file mooks. Drakken's VillainCred is notoriously weak, and he's sometimes short on money (and, at least according to Shego, he's tight-fisted with money when he does have it). That would make it hard to recruit and keep people.
** Almost every class we see at Middleton High School is [[TwoTeacherSchool taught by Mr. Barkin]]. He occasionally explains that he is substituting for another teacher who was sidelines sidelined by [[NoodleIncident some random mishap]].



* The entire police force in ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark'' in the early seasons seemed to consist of just Officer Barbrady, who makes Chief Wiggum look like [[Franchise/{{Dragnet}} Joe Friday]]. (At least Wiggum had at least two other cops under him.) Whenever other policemen appear, it's usually county or state police. By the seventh season the county/state police were the South Park Police Department, and Barbrady was apparently PutOnABus.

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* The entire police force in ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark'' in the early seasons seemed to consist of just Officer Barbrady, who makes Chief Wiggum look like [[Franchise/{{Dragnet}} Joe Friday]]. (At least Wiggum had at least two other cops under him.) Whenever other policemen appear, it's usually county or state police. By the seventh season the county/state police were the South Park Police Department, and Barbrady was apparently PutOnABus. In "Naughty Ninjas" he references the fact that he used to protect the town by himself.



* [[WesternAnimation/PhineasAndFerb Doofenshmirtz Evil Incorporated]] is just one mad scientist, his robot helper, and occasionally his daughter.

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* [[WesternAnimation/PhineasAndFerb ''WesternAnimation/PhineasAndFerb'': Doofenshmirtz Evil Incorporated]] Incorporated is just one mad scientist, his robot helper, and occasionally his daughter.
13th Feb '17 7:54:19 AM EatYourHeartOut
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* There are five members of the [[TheIrishMob Boston mob]] in ''Film/TheDeparted'', twenty to forty percent of whom are undercover cops.
28th Jan '17 11:40:26 PM dmcreif
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* The Major Case Unit on ''Series/TheWire''. Justified in that instance because the higher-ups only created it when a judge twisted their arm. So they naturally got the worst office space and cops to fill it out; the unit has to keep fighting for their ''very existence'' on account of their habit (led by Freamon) of following the case where it leads, even if--nay, [[TheGadfly especially if]]--it bothers people in high places, including the same higher-ups who were so reluctant to create it in the first place.

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* The Major Case Crimes Unit on in ''Series/TheWire''. Justified in that instance because the higher-ups only created it when a judge twisted their arm. So they naturally got get the worst office space and cops to fill it out; the unit has to keep fighting for their ''very existence'' on account of their habit (led by Freamon) Lester Freamon and Jimmy [=McNulty=]) of following the case where it leads, even if--nay, if--strike that, [[TheGadfly especially if]]--it bothers people in high places, including the same higher-ups who were so reluctant to create it in the first place.
2nd Dec '16 2:20:32 PM HowlingSnail
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* ''Series/FawltyTowers'' is an interesting case. The entire hotel seems to be run by Mr and Mrs Fawlty (Managers), Polly (Waitress) and Manuel (Porter/Waiter). The second series introduces us to Terry (Chef), although dialogue in the final episode of Series 1 implied they did have a chef back then, he was just TheGhost. The first episode of Series 2 also mentions another girl who's being employed but can't start until Monday.
30th Nov '16 10:23:26 AM barberbarberjoe
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* Played with and justified in ''Game/PokémonSunAndMoon'' with Team Skull. They are a constant threat to the populace and pokémon of Alola, but are much smaller compared to the "Team" organizations from the previous generations, to the point of having exactly one admin (there is also [[TheRival Gladion]], but even then he is a hired hand and the other members don't consider him one of them). This makes sense, since Alola is comprised of a few islands and Team Skull is a street gang, so they are enough to pose a threat. Also, evil groups in the series are usually referred to as "Gangs" in the Japanese releases.

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* Played with and justified in ''Game/PokémonSunAndMoon'' ''VideoGame/PokemonSunAndMoon'' with Team Skull. They are a constant threat to the populace and pokémon of Alola, but are much smaller compared to the "Team" organizations from the previous generations, to the point of having exactly one admin (there [[note]](there is also [[TheRival Gladion]], but even then he is a hired hand and the other members don't consider him one of them).them)[[/note]] and the first few battles with them being the same two grunts. This makes sense, since Alola is comprised of a few islands and Team Skull is a street gang, so they are enough to pose a threat. Also, evil groups in the series are usually referred to as "Gangs" in the Japanese releases.
30th Nov '16 4:54:25 AM barberbarberjoe
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* Played with and justified in ''Game/PokémonSunAndMoon'' with Team Skull. They are a constant threat to the populace and pokémon of Alola, but are much smaller compared to the "Team" organizations from the previous generations, to the point of having exactly one admin (there is also [[TheRival Gladion]], but even then he is a hired hand and the other members don't consider him one of them). This makes sense, since Alola is comprised of a few islands and Team Skull is a street gang, so they are enough to pose a threat. Also, evil groups in the series are usually referred to as "Gangs" in the Japanese releases.
31st Oct '16 10:44:35 AM Eievie
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->''"We're the Robot Mafia... The '''entire''' Robot Mafia."''

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->''"We're the Robot Mafia... Mafia… The '''entire''' Robot Mafia."''



Occasionally, the hero(es) might meet a group of characters who make up a secret organization that either menace or help him/her/them. They are shadowy, and mysterious, known for their [[QuirkyMinibossSquad unique and]] [[ThoseTwoGuys quirky members]], and the organization has a [[InformedAbility reputation for being far reaching and prevalent]]... Except we never see any of that - it's just talk. Whenever these guys show up, it's just the same group of misfits we know and love.

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Occasionally, the hero(es) might meet a group of characters who make up a secret organization that either menace or help him/her/them. them. They are shadowy, and mysterious, known for their [[QuirkyMinibossSquad unique and]] unique]] and [[ThoseTwoGuys quirky members]], and the organization has a [[InformedAbility reputation for being far reaching and prevalent]]... Except prevalent]]… except we never see any of that - it's that--it's just talk. Whenever these guys show up, it's just the same group of misfits we know and love.



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27th Oct '16 5:30:23 PM Tamfang
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* The Gang of Four, the small inner circle of the Chinese Communist Party during the Cultural Revolution, that manipulated the events to their advantage. And nowadays, supreme power in China is wielded by the Standing Committee of the Politburo, which consists of seven people (reduced from nine at the latest party congress.) Which isn't all that small when one considers that in most countries it's a single president or at most a president and a prime minister.

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* The Gang of Four, the small inner circle of the Chinese Communist Party during the Cultural Revolution, that manipulated the events to their advantage. And nowadays, supreme power in China is wielded by the Standing Committee of the Politburo, which consists of seven people (reduced from nine at the latest party congress.) congress). Which isn't all that small when one considers that in most countries it's a single president or at most a president and a prime minister.



* The controversial Westboro Baptist Church, which has been notorious in recent years for its picketing of funerals and anti-gay propaganda, has only 39 members as of last count, most of them family members (including extended ones) of its founder Fred Phelps. His death and defections by members have shrunk the original group. They have [[InNameOnly no real affiliation]] with any Baptist denomination, and both the Baptist World Alliance and the Southern Baptist Convention (the two largest Baptist denominations) have denounced them and condemned their actions.

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* The controversial Westboro Baptist Church, which has been notorious in recent years for its picketing of funerals and anti-gay propaganda, has only 39 members as of last count, most of them family mostly members (including of the extended ones) family of its founder Fred Phelps. His death and defections by members have shrunk the original group. They have [[InNameOnly no real affiliation]] with any Baptist denomination, and both the Baptist World Alliance and the Southern Baptist Convention (the two largest Baptist denominations) have denounced them and condemned their actions.



* Jack Daniel's the drink counts as one of these. Despite being one of the most profitable and iconic alcoholic drinks out there, only 365 actually work for and produce the drink at a single distillery in Lynchburg, Tennessee. And (famous Scottish distillery) Glenmorangie's tagline "Handcrafted by the Sixteen Men of Tain" is more or less literal.

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* Jack Daniel's the drink (the drink) counts as one of these. Despite being one of the most profitable and iconic alcoholic drinks out there, only 365 actually work for and produce the drink at a single distillery in Lynchburg, Tennessee. And (famous Scottish distillery) Glenmorangie's tagline "Handcrafted by the Sixteen Men of Tain" is more or less literal.



* Modern Uruguay has long been a source of conflict for the Spanish and Portuguese territories in South America (and, after the independence, Argentina and Brazil carried on with the conflict). Brazil anexed it in 1820, taking advantage that the bulk of the Argentine armies were crossing the Andes to carry the independence war to Chile, and that the ew remaining forces were in a civil war with Artigas. In 1825, after the independence war had been settled, Juan Antonio Lavalleja and Manuel Oribe invaded the now Brazilian province and started an insurrection... leading a group of just 33 people. The [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thirty-Three_Orientals Thirty-Three Orientals]]. The following war led to the birth of Uruguay as an independent nation, not being a province of some other county.

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* Modern Uruguay has long been was a source focus of conflict for between Brazil and Argentina even before they were independent (from the Spanish and Portuguese territories in South America (and, after the independence, Argentina and Spanish colonial empires respectively). Brazil carried on with the conflict). Brazil anexed annexed it in 1820, taking advantage that while the bulk of the Argentine armies were crossing the Andes to carry the independence war to Chile, and that the ew few remaining forces were in a civil war with Artigas. In 1825, after the independence war had been settled, Juan Antonio Lavalleja and Manuel Oribe invaded the now Brazilian province and started an insurrection... leading a group of just 33 people. The people, the [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thirty-Three_Orientals Thirty-Three Orientals]]. The following war led to the birth of Uruguay as an independent nation, not being a province of some other county.
27th Oct '16 5:18:52 PM Tamfang
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* None of the delegations sent to ''Series/BabylonFive'' appear to have more than two people in them: An ambassador and an aide. Real embassies to major diplomatic postings would also have attaches, security personnel, some career foreign service officials, at least one spy (Masquerading as one of the above), and the dependents of all of the above (Well, Londo has some dependents, but they only show up in one episode - Londo and his wives hate each other, which is why they spend most of their time seventy-five lightyears away). They might even bring their own cooks and cleaning staff in order to make it harder for outsiders to spy on them. Either justified or made worse by the fact that they don't seem to have actual embassies, just two sets of personal quarters. In the Centauri's case it's explicitly because the first 4 stations were destroyed and they fully expect the fifth to be as well, so they sent someone expendable as an ambassador and waited almost a full year to even send him one aide.

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* None of the delegations sent to ''Series/BabylonFive'' appear to have more than two people in them: An an ambassador and an aide. Real embassies to major diplomatic postings would also have attaches, security personnel, some career foreign service officials, at least one spy (Masquerading (masquerading as one of the above), and the dependents of all of the above (Well, Londo (Londo has some dependents, but they only show up in one episode - episode; Londo and his wives hate each other, which is why they spend most of their time seventy-five lightyears away). They might even bring their own cooks and cleaning staff in order to make it harder for outsiders to spy on them. Either justified or made worse by the fact that they don't seem to have actual embassies, just two sets of personal quarters. In the Centauri's case it's explicitly because the first 4 four Babylon stations were destroyed and they fully expect the fifth to be as well, so they sent someone expendable as an ambassador Ambassador and waited almost a full year to even send him one aide.
27th Oct '16 4:26:24 PM DustSnitch
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* Following Comicbook/SecretInvasion Comicbook/{{SHIELD}} was decommissioned and replaced by HAMMER. Following Comicbook/{{Siege}}, HAMMER was decommissioned and Steve Rogers, former Comicbook/CaptainAmerica, was appointed as the new Director of National Security. He seems to have no actual agency to direct. He seems to rely on the services of Sharon Carter, Maria Hill and Victoria Hand to liaise with the various Avengers teams. Given that he's [[{{Badass}} Steve Rogers]], does he really need an organization?

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* Following Comicbook/SecretInvasion Comicbook/{{SHIELD}} was decommissioned and replaced by HAMMER. Following Comicbook/{{Siege}}, HAMMER was decommissioned and Steve Rogers, former Comicbook/CaptainAmerica, was appointed as the new Director of National Security. He seems to have no actual agency to direct. He seems to rely on the services of Sharon Carter, Maria Hill and Victoria Hand to liaise with the various Avengers teams. Given that he's [[{{Badass}} [[TheLeader Steve Rogers]], does he really need an organization?



*** Possible justifications, in order: Shapeshifter, Clone, [[spoiler:[[MemeticBadass Damar]] and environment suit]].

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*** Possible justifications, in order: Shapeshifter, Clone, [[spoiler:[[MemeticBadass Damar]] [[spoiler:Damar and environment suit]].
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