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22nd Apr '18 1:28:08 PM 313Bluestreak
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* DespotismJustifiesTheMeans: I don't care about making the world a better or terrible place. I just want to be a ruler.
* DirtyCoward: My safety is more important than yours. See ya!
* TheDitherer: To some extent, it's selfish to not make a decision for others.

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* DespotismJustifiesTheMeans: I don't care about making the world a better [[UtopiaJustifiesTheMeans better]] or terrible [[DystopiaJustifiesTheMeans terrible]] place. I just want to be a ruler.
* DirtyCoward: My Sorry, but my safety is more important than yours. See ya!
* TheDitherer: To some extent, So apparently, it's selfish of me to not make a decision for others.others. Whatever!



* EntitledBastard: These idiots only help me and my problems.

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* EntitledBastard: These idiots only help me and my problems. Who cares how I treated them!



* HeroicTeamRevolt: Sometimes, TheHero can be selfish in refusing to save others, so the rest of his companions do it themselves.

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* HeroicTeamRevolt: Sometimes, TheHero can be selfish in refusing I don't have to save others, so the rest of his companions do it themselves.that guy. What? You guys are gonna save him? Whatever.


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* NotSoWellIntentionedExtremist: The end justifies the means... What I meant is my own ends.
27th Mar '18 11:56:27 AM Diask
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* ApatheticCitizens: We got better things to do than to help save some homeless people.

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* AmbitionIsEvil: "Ambitious" in fiction means "Will screw over everything and everyone for prestige".
* ApatheticCitizens: We got better things to do than to help save some homeless people.



* MoneyDearBoy: I know this film is a load of crap but hey, money!



** MoneyDearBoy: The real life version.



* OriginalPositionFallacy: I'm all for it! Surely ''I'' will benefit from this!

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* OriginalPositionFallacy: I'm all for it! Surely ''I'' will benefit from this!this! [-What do you mean I'm gonna pay the price?-] [--Can I back down?--]
24th Mar '18 10:06:04 AM 313Bluestreak
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* AllTakeAndNoGive: Taking is better than giving.

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* AllTakeAndNoGive: Taking is better than giving.giving!



* AteItAll: A character who is often a BigEater ends up eating food intended for others.

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* AteItAll: A character who is often a BigEater ends up eating *Burp* [[SarcasmMode I'm sorry, I was supposed to share all of the food intended for with others.]]



* CorruptCorporateExecutive: Selfish authority figures.

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* CorruptCorporateExecutive: Selfish authority figures.I'm the boss around here and it's all about what I want!



* DespotismJustifiesTheMeans: The villain only wants to be in charge just because.
* DirtyCoward: My safety is more important than yours.

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* DespotismJustifiesTheMeans: The villain only wants I don't care about making the world a better or terrible place. I just want to be in charge just because.
a ruler.
* DirtyCoward: My safety is more important than yours. See ya!



* EgocentricallyReligious: Expecting an deity to do things for him.

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* EgocentricallyReligious: Expecting an deity to do things for him. God, give me everything I want! Amen!



* GoldDigger: Women don't care about you. They care about your money.

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* GoldDigger: Women don't care about you. They care about I'm not here for a relationship. I just want your money.



* {{Greed}}: Self-explanatory. It's one of the SevenDeadlySins. I don't care!

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* {{Greed}}: Self-explanatory. It's one of the SevenDeadlySins. And I don't care!



* ItAmusedMe: Doing things for your own enjoyment.
* ItsAllAboutMe: The ultimate attitude of selfishness and greed.

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* ItAmusedMe: Doing things for your own enjoyment.
I do it because I'm bored.
* ItsAllAboutMe: The ultimate attitude of selfishness and greed. It sure is! And anyone who thinks I should care about others can piss off!



* NominalHero: I'm joining you guys not because I care about ya', but I just want to kick the villain's ass.
* NotInThisForYourRevolution: I'm not here for what's going on.

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* NominalHero: I'm joining you guys not because I care about ya', but doing the right thing, I just want to kick the villain's ass.
ass for damaging my house.
* NotInThisForYourRevolution: I'm not here for what's going on.your little war against the bad guys.



* PersonalGainHurts: Where selfish desires have bad consequences.

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* PersonalGainHurts: Where selfish desires have bad consequences. Sadly, there's consequences in getting what I want. Fuck this!



* ReluctantGift: Even if you have to give away something, you can't help clinging to it.
* TheScrooge: Cares about their own wealth more than others.

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* ReluctantGift: Even if you have I want to give away something, you but I can't help clinging to it.
* TheScrooge: Cares about their own wealth My money matters more than others.you!



* {{Slimeball}}: I'm selfish and I always show it!
* SmugSnake: I use and crush foolish people so I can get what I want.
* TheSocialDarwinist: It's survival of the fittest, not let's work together.

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* {{Slimeball}}: I'm selfish and I always I'm not afraid to show it!
* SmugSnake: I use and crush foolish people so I can get what I want.
want!
* TheSocialDarwinist: It's survival of the fittest, not let's work together. fittest! Working together is so lame!



** RoyalBrat: The little kid in a royal family is selfish and self-centered.

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** RoyalBrat: The little kid in a royal family is selfish and self-centered. I'm royalty, therefore, you give me what I want now!



* TheUnapologetic: Caring more about yourself than the people whose feelings you hurt.
* TheUnfettered: I'm gonna get what I want, and I don't care who I have to step on or who suffers to get it.
* WastefulWishing: If wishing for something that's unimportant seems selfish, then so be it.

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* TheUnapologetic: Caring more I don't care about yourself than the people whose feelings you hurt.
anyone who I hurt. I won't apologize to make them feel better.
* TheUnfettered: I'm gonna get what I want, and I don't care who I have to step on or who suffers to get it.
it!
* WastefulWishing: If wishing for something that's unimportant seems selfish, then so be it.it!
20th Mar '18 6:02:45 PM AHI-3000
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* {{Narcissist}}: The universe revolves around me, and other people only exist to serve my desires.
17th Feb '18 8:32:25 PM Njein
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* TheSociopath: I only see others as exploitable tools.
4th Feb '18 8:59:00 AM Nadim
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* CrocodileTears: An AttentionWhore cries like a baby to make everyone focus on them.
1st Oct '17 11:22:27 PM meticulousMorology
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* JustHereForGodzilla: Fans can be selfish by caring about the action more than the creator's entire work.
5th Sep '17 7:53:13 PM plcthecd
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* JerkWithAHeartOfJerk: When a {{Jerkass}} does nice things, only to [[YankTheDogsChain yank it away]] [[ItAmusedMe for a cheap laugh]], or some selfish reason behind it.

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* JerkWithAHeartOfJerk: When a {{Jerkass}} does [[{{Jerkass}} I]] do nice things, only for me to [[YankTheDogsChain yank it away]] away]], [[ItAmusedMe for fet a cheap laugh]], or some selfish reason behind it.
9th Jun '17 7:37:11 PM 313Bluestreak
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* ArtifactOfAttraction: Everyone is selfish over one single object.

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* ArtifactOfAttraction: Everyone That thing is selfish over one single object.''mine''. Move aside!



* DirtyCoward: Putting their own safety above others'.

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* DirtyCoward: Putting their own My safety above others'.is more important than yours.



* {{Greed}}: Self-explanatory. It's one of the SevenDeadlySins.

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* {{Greed}}: Self-explanatory. It's one of the SevenDeadlySins. I don't care!



* NeverMyFault: Caring about yourself more than taking responsibility for your actions.
* NominalHero: Sometimes, a hero's motivations have nothing to do with the good of others.
* NotInThisForYourRevolution: I'm not here for what's going on.
* OnlyInItForTheMoney: Characters do things because they expect to get paid.

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* NeverMyFault: Caring It's your fault, not mine!
* NominalHero: I'm joining you guys not because I care
about yourself more than taking responsibility for your actions.ya', but I just want to kick the villain's ass.
* NominalHero: Sometimes, a hero's motivations have nothing to do with the good of others.
* NotInThisForYourRevolution: I'm not here for what's going on.
on.
* OnlyInItForTheMoney: Characters do things because they expect to get paid. OnlyInItForTheMoney: ...I'm in it for the money.



* SpoiledBrat: The little kid is selfish and self-centered.

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* SpoiledBrat: The little kid is selfish It's all about what I want and self-centered. I want it now!
13th May '17 12:09:03 PM plcthecd
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* JerkWithAHeartOfJerk: When a {{Jerkass}} does nice things, only to [[YankTheDogsChain yank it away]] [[ItAmusedMe for a cheap laugh]], or some selfish reason behind it.
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