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24th Jul '16 7:31:36 PM MikeW
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-->'''Caroline''': We are deeply, fundamentally different people.

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-->'''Caroline''': We are deeply, fundamentally massively, monumentally different people.
11th Jun '16 1:07:20 PM nombretomado
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* Casey Shraeger, the star of ''TheUnusuals''. She serves as a police detective and this fact becomes quite useful when someone attempts to bribe her. It is also the reason she is in homicide as the captain doesn't totally trust his people and knows that she would be incorruptible because of this.

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* Casey Shraeger, the star of ''TheUnusuals''.''Series/TheUnusuals''. She serves as a police detective and this fact becomes quite useful when someone attempts to bribe her. It is also the reason she is in homicide as the captain doesn't totally trust his people and knows that she would be incorruptible because of this.



* In one episode of ''TheSuiteLifeOfZackAndCody'', London Tipton pretended to be poor to date a man who hates rich people. However, when she had enough of the poor lifestyle, she confessed the truth and her boyfriend said he doesn't mind because she turned out to be nicer than he expected from rich people. She was just acting nice but didn't believe when people told him that.

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* In one episode of ''TheSuiteLifeOfZackAndCody'', ''Series/TheSuiteLifeOfZackAndCody'', London Tipton pretended to be poor to date a man who hates rich people. However, when she had enough of the poor lifestyle, she confessed the truth and her boyfriend said he doesn't mind because she turned out to be nicer than he expected from rich people. She was just acting nice but didn't believe when people told him that.
10th Jun '16 10:31:52 AM Morgenthaler
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* In ''Fear Nothing and Seize The Night'' by DeanKoontz, Christopher Snow's best friend Bobby is this.

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* In ''Fear Nothing and Seize The Night'' by DeanKoontz, Creator/DeanKoontz, Christopher Snow's best friend Bobby is this.
21st May '16 12:47:15 AM Tron80
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* ''Fanfic/ThousandShinji'': Investing his combat pay wisely ([[PsychicPowers precognition]] certainly helped to make wise investments) Shinji became very rich in a short period of time. And no one knew how much money he had.
-->Shinji’s net worth had tripled in the past four days, and he was already covertly moving to expand that wealth further still. Money attracted more money, and within another two to three months his income from his investments would start exceeding his income from his NERV salary, to say nothing of his net worth. Within a year he could easily become one of the richest individuals in Japan.\\
And no one would know just how much money he had. Off shore accounts were a wonderful thing.
18th May '16 8:42:49 PM Rippingtons60
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** Fate Averruncus might be an example also. He's taken in and given shelter to ''62'' girls who are all war orphans and sent them all(minus his minstra) to good private schools.
15th May '16 6:03:58 AM jormis29
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* [[TheStoner Kingston]] of ''Webcomic/SSDD''. He tells his everyone who asks that his dad was a dustman, which was ''technically'' true, but then we see a garbage truck belonging to "Kingston Waste Management Ltd." Suddenly it becomes clear [[FriendsRentControl how his share of the rent gets paid each month]] despite him being so perpetually baked he couldn't hold down a job as a benefit scrounger.

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* [[TheStoner Kingston]] of ''Webcomic/SSDD''.''Webcomic/{{SSDD}}''. He tells his everyone who asks that his dad was a dustman, which was ''technically'' true, but then we see a garbage truck belonging to "Kingston Waste Management Ltd." Suddenly it becomes clear [[FriendsRentControl how his share of the rent gets paid each month]] despite him being so perpetually baked he couldn't hold down a job as a benefit scrounger.
13th May '16 8:51:04 PM Jake
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* [[TheStoner Kingston]] of ''Webcomic/SSDD''. He tells his everyone who asks that his dad was a dustman, which was ''technically'' true, but then we see a garbage truck belonging to "Kingston Waste Management Ltd." Suddenly it becomes clear [[FriendsRentControl how his share of the rent gets paid each month]] despite him being so perpetually baked he couldn't hold down a job as a benefit scrounger.
22nd Mar '16 9:59:53 AM XFllo
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In fiction, it's apparently very hard for the wealthy to avoid being either a RichBitch or SpoiledSweet, both are scorned by the average man. Many GenreSavvy characters spot this trend and hide their wealth. For some they've even been separated from the family, and are wealthy in name only. Expect these characters to be kind, caring and generally the opposite of a RichBitch, so that the reveal of their wealth is more shocking.

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In fiction, it's apparently very hard for the wealthy to avoid being either a RichBitch or SpoiledSweet, both are scorned by the average man. Many GenreSavvy savvy characters spot this trend and hide their wealth. For some they've even been separated from the family, and are wealthy in name only. Expect these characters to be kind, caring and generally the opposite of a RichBitch, so that the reveal of their wealth is more shocking.
12th Mar '16 9:17:54 PM partner555
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** Susan Sto Helit is technically a Duchess, but has no patience for the job, and instead takes jobs like governess and school teacher. Her employers, a wealthy couple in their own right, were rather shocked to discover they one of their servants was more posh than them.

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** Susan Sto Helit is technically a Duchess, but has no patience for the job, and instead takes jobs like governess and school teacher. Her employers, a wealthy couple in their own right, were rather shocked to discover they that one of their servants was more posh than them.
5th Mar '16 2:56:51 PM Anddrix
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* Toyed with in ''Literature/LastSacrifice''. [[spoiler:Jill Mastrano was left heiress to a fortune by her father Eric Dragomir. She will inherit when she reaches adulthood. Her mother Emily, however, kept this a secret and raised her as a middle-class child. So she was secretly wealthy but was unaware of the secret, herself]].

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* Toyed with in ''Literature/LastSacrifice''. [[spoiler:Jill Mastrano was left heiress to a fortune by her father Eric Dragomir. She will inherit this when she reaches adulthood. Her mother Emily, however, kept this a secret from her and raised her as a middle-class child. So she Jill was secretly wealthy but was unaware of the secret, herself]].
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