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7th Aug '16 9:27:59 PM MysteriousMrX
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* James from ''Anime/Pokemon'' is revealed to come from a wealthy family with several mansions and butlers at his disposal. James however is not proud of himself for this at all as his Parents are [[RichInDollarsPoorInSense manipulative]] [[AbusiveParents jerks]], who are more concerned about having their son inherit their fortune and continuing the family line, even if it means having him marry [[AxeCrazy an even more sadistic and crazy]] [[UnwantedSpouse wife-to-be]].
7th Aug '16 9:13:06 PM MysteriousMrX
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* Played for Laughs in ''WesternAnimation/FostersHomeForImaginaryFriends'' when Eduardo is revealed to be filthy rich in the episode "The Buck Swaps Here". He reveals that he has a Safe buried beneath his Beanie Baggies filled with Diamonds, Gold Bars, and Wads of Cash stashed inside of it.
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.
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