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29th Apr '16 10:15:15 PM Fireblood
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* [[spoiler: Angela]] of ''Film/SleepawayCamp'' becomes this by [[Film/SleepawayCampIIUnhappyCampers the second film]] in the series, as a result of failed attempts to cure [[spoiler:"her"]] after [[spoiler:"she"]] went on a rampage due to being bullied at camp. It has to do with [[spoiler:"her"]] learning to hate "bad campers", but somehow not realising that the worst kind of camper is one who murders the other campers....
* Zigzagged in ''Film/AmericanHistoryX''. While Derek initially dislikes drugs for their association with minorities and his self-righteous belief that drug use is somehow beneath the dignity of his race, it's his dislike of the Aryan Brotherhood prison gang for its (perceived) hypocrisy and involvement with drugs that starts him on the path to his HeelFaceTurn.

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* [[spoiler: Angela]] of ''Film/SleepawayCamp'' becomes this by [[Film/SleepawayCampIIUnhappyCampers the second film]] in the series, as a result of failed attempts to cure [[spoiler:"her"]] after [[spoiler:"she"]] went on a rampage due to being bullied at camp. It has to do with [[spoiler:"her"]] learning to hate "bad campers", but somehow not realising realizing that the worst kind of camper is one who murders the other campers....
* Zigzagged in ''Film/AmericanHistoryX''. While Derek initially dislikes drugs for their association with minorities and his self-righteous belief that drug use is somehow beneath the dignity of his race, it's his dislike of the Aryan Brotherhood prison gang for what he perceives as its (perceived) hypocrisy and involvement with in dealing drugs with minority gangs that starts him on the path to his HeelFaceTurn.
17th Apr '16 10:36:08 AM sleeth
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** Mello counts as well, if one considers him to be evil. He is a highly organized mob boss who, unlike other members of his gang, never indulges in any substance other than chocolate.
28th Mar '16 7:51:30 PM DrakeClawfang
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* This is the party line of Caesar's Legion in ''VideoGame/FalloutNewVegas'', which officially forbids alcohol, chems, and general "profligacy." Subverted in the case of the high-ranking Aurelius of Phoenix, whose office contains items like beer, lingerie, and "[[ImAHumanitarian strange meat]]", though they might be confiscated goods.

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* This is the party line of Caesar's Legion in ''VideoGame/FalloutNewVegas'', which officially forbids alcohol, chems, chems (including stimpacks and healing technologies), and general "profligacy." "profligacy" on the belief that relying on these things for pleasure or aid in combat has made humanity weak. Subverted in the case of the high-ranking Aurelius of Phoenix, whose office contains items like beer, lingerie, a comic book, and "[[ImAHumanitarian strange meat]]", though they might be confiscated goods.
8th Mar '16 5:54:08 PM FarseerLolotea
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** {{Fanon}}, furthermore, tends to interpret him as a [[EvilVegetarian vegetarian]] (which is, admittedly, a [[JustifiedTrope logical extension]] of his Air Nomad ForeignCultureFetish), [[SingleTargetSexuality completely single-target]] for P'Li, and the only [[BombThrowingAnarchists Red]] [[RenegadeSplinterFaction Lotus]] operative who [[TheTeetotaler won't touch alcohol]].
3rd Mar '16 5:16:33 AM LondonKdS
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** Quite a lot of Pratchett's villains of the "smug authoritarian bureaucrat" type are this. As well as the most glaring example above, they also include Trymon in ''The Light Fantastic'', Wonse in ''Guards! Guards!'', and Captain Swing in ''Night Watch''.

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** Quite a lot of Pratchett's villains of the "smug authoritarian bureaucrat" type are this. As well as the most glaring example above, they also include Trymon in ''The Light Fantastic'', Wonse in ''Guards! Guards!'', and Captain Swing in ''Night Watch''. And then there's Nuggan, who is more or less the god of being SmugStraightEdge.
3rd Mar '16 5:15:29 AM LondonKdS
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** Quite a lot of Pratchett's villains of the "smug authoritarian bureaucrat" type are this. As well as the most glaring example above, they also include Trymon in ''The Light Fantastic'', Wonse in ''Guards! Guards!'', and Captain Swing in ''Night Watch''.
5th Feb '16 6:32:47 PM ThomasSmith
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* This is the party line of Caesar's Legion in ''VideoGame/FalloutNewVegas'', which officially forbids alcohol, chems, and general "profligacy." Subverted in the case of the high-ranking Aurelius of Phoenix, whose office contains items like beer, lingerie, and "[[ImAHumanitarian strange meat]]", though they they might be confiscated goods.

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* This is the party line of Caesar's Legion in ''VideoGame/FalloutNewVegas'', which officially forbids alcohol, chems, and general "profligacy." Subverted in the case of the high-ranking Aurelius of Phoenix, whose office contains items like beer, lingerie, and "[[ImAHumanitarian strange meat]]", though they they might be confiscated goods.
31st Jan '16 10:49:28 PM dmcreif
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** Dexter. Although the main reason he engages in clean living is due to the Code of Harry: It's his way of avoiding drawing attention to himself, his way of hiding in plain sight.

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** Dexter.Dexter Morgan. Although the main reason he engages in clean living is due to the Code of Harry: It's his way of avoiding drawing attention to himself, his way of hiding in plain sight.



* Gus on ''Series/BreakingBad'' is always well-mannered and professional, has a cordial relationship with local law enforcement, and owns a chain of chicken restaurants and the largest methamphetamine operation in the Southwest. He has no vices and seems to spend all the money earned from his criminal empire on nothing except growth of the business. He also expresses a particular disgust for junkies.

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* Gus on Fring in ''Series/BreakingBad'' is always well-mannered and professional, has a cordial relationship with local law enforcement, and owns a chain of chicken restaurants and the largest methamphetamine operation in the Southwest. He has no vices and seems to spend all the money earned from his criminal empire on nothing except growth of the business.both his legal and illegal businesses. He also expresses a particular disgust for junkies.
23rd Jan '16 8:50:22 PM nombretomado
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A sister trope or sub-trope of PureIsNotGood, this is when a villain lives a temperate and orderly lifestyle, [[StraightEdge free of drugs, tobacco, alcohol, illicit sex and other such vices]]. Such a villain will probably be LawfulEvil and keep to a schedule, complete with moderate exercise. ''Maybe'' you can trip them up by [[ClockKing exploiting their dependence on a schedule,]] but that's a maybe. You're dealing with someone who truly understands moderation, and happens to be evil.

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A sister trope or sub-trope of PureIsNotGood, this is when a villain lives a temperate and orderly lifestyle, [[StraightEdge [[UsefulNotes/StraightEdge free of drugs, tobacco, alcohol, illicit sex and other such vices]]. Such a villain will probably be LawfulEvil and keep to a schedule, complete with moderate exercise. ''Maybe'' you can trip them up by [[ClockKing exploiting their dependence on a schedule,]] but that's a maybe. You're dealing with someone who truly understands moderation, and happens to be evil.



* In Creator/LoisMcMasterBujold's ''[[Literature/{{Chalion}} The Curse Of Chalion]]'', libertine Dondo dy Jironal sets out to become influential with Teidez, the heir to the throne, via alcohol, carousing, and so on. When Dondo dies, his brother Martou, the BigBad, has some trouble dealing with Teidez, due in part to Martou's StraightEdge tendencies.

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* In Creator/LoisMcMasterBujold's ''[[Literature/{{Chalion}} The Curse Of Chalion]]'', libertine Dondo dy Jironal sets out to become influential with Teidez, the heir to the throne, via alcohol, carousing, and so on. When Dondo dies, his brother Martou, the BigBad, has some trouble dealing with Teidez, due in part to Martou's StraightEdge UsefulNotes/StraightEdge tendencies.



* According to their founding document, ''The Way Of The Light'', the Children of the Light in ''TheWheelOfTime'' are supposed to be StraightEdge. Since they've long since become a military order, this is enforced on duty but many Whitecloaks are less devoted on their own time. They've also long since become dangerous [[KnightTemplar Knights Templar]] who nominally serve the Light but usually are pretty despicable people one way or another.

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* According to their founding document, ''The Way Of The Light'', the Children of the Light in ''TheWheelOfTime'' are supposed to be StraightEdge.UsefulNotes/StraightEdge. Since they've long since become a military order, this is enforced on duty but many Whitecloaks are less devoted on their own time. They've also long since become dangerous [[KnightTemplar Knights Templar]] who nominally serve the Light but usually are pretty despicable people one way or another.
9th Jan '16 5:15:49 PM LadyJaneGrey
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* ''WesternAnimation/DarkwingDuck'' villain Ammonia Pyne is a NeatFreak almost to a fault, going so far as to use cleaning themed weapons (which she is still compelled to clean with); she's still pretty evil.
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