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29th Apr '18 9:02:39 AM DaibhidC
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* In Tigerlily Jones's personal reality in ''Webcomic/SkinHorse'', the eponymous "black ops social services" organisation is The Man. Despite their leader, a female uplifted Spitz, insisting "I am not The Man! For several reasons!"
-->'''Tigerlily''': Hiding himself inside a cute dog. That's ''such'' a "The Man" thing to do.
11th Apr '18 11:59:10 PM Morgenthaler
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* ''WebVideo/LouderWithCrowder'': Parodied in a sketch where Crowder shows the Founding Fathers of the United States as a literal meeting of The Patriarchy getting together to find new ways to oppress women.
27th Jan '18 4:28:37 PM AtmosBlitzer
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->''"I think you'll find that I'm in charge ''everywhere''"''.

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->''"I think you'll find that I'm in charge ''everywhere''"''.''everywhere''."''
19th Jan '18 5:19:23 PM VanHohenheimOfXerxes
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* ''Literature/OneFlewOverTheCuckoosNest'' describes a mechanised MindControlConspiracy called the "Combine" to represent the all-encompassing system of social control and conformity. The Combine's chief representative in the story is not a man but a ''[[TheBaroness woman]]'' -- specifically, [[BattleaxeNurse Big Nurse Ratched]].

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* ''Literature/OneFlewOverTheCuckoosNest'' describes a mechanised MindControlConspiracy called the "Combine" to represent the all-encompassing system society's ubiquitous systems of social control conformity and conformity.control. The Combine's chief representative in the story is not a man but a ''[[TheBaroness woman]]'' -- specifically, [[BattleaxeNurse Big Nurse Ratched]].
19th Jan '18 5:17:13 PM VanHohenheimOfXerxes
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* ''Literature/OneFlewOverTheCuckoosNest'' refers to "the Combine," an all-encompassing, mechanized MindControlConspiracy that represents systems of social control and conformity. The Combine's chief representative in the story is not a man but a ''[[TheBaroness woman]]'' -- specifically, [[BattleaxeNurse Big Nurse Ratched]].

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* ''Literature/OneFlewOverTheCuckoosNest'' refers to "the Combine," an all-encompassing, mechanized describes a mechanised MindControlConspiracy that represents systems called the "Combine" to represent the all-encompassing system of social control and conformity. The Combine's chief representative in the story is not a man but a ''[[TheBaroness woman]]'' -- specifically, [[BattleaxeNurse Big Nurse Ratched]].
24th Aug '17 8:06:27 PM Dedars1
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It can overlap with TheManIsKeepingUsDown and TheManIsStickingItToTheMan. Expect {{Hipster}}s to put down anything mainstream as a tool for the man.

Rarely involves TheManBehindTheMan, unless the said person was made explictly clear to be the one who created the personification of establishment on the first place.

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It can overlap with TheManIsKeepingUsDown and TheManIsStickingItToTheMan. Expect {{Hipster}}s to put down anything mainstream as a tool for the man.

Rarely involves TheManBehindTheMan, unless the said person was made explictly clear to be the one who created the personification of establishment on the first place.
14th Aug '17 10:49:21 AM MarqFJA
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* The Half-Life [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/G-Man_%28Half-Life%29 "G-Man"]] is always lurking around in the backscenes, armed with a briefcase that could contain anything, dressed in a perfectly anonymous suit. He may take a train to the opposite of your direction, he will still be at your destination before you.

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* The Half-Life ''VideoGame/HalfLife'' character [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/G-Man_%28Half-Life%29 "G-Man"]] is always lurking around in the backscenes, armed with a briefcase that could contain anything, dressed in a perfectly anonymous suit. He may take a train to the opposite of your direction, he will still be at your destination before you.
22nd Jun '17 6:13:00 PM Schroeder1174
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* [[Music/TheOffspring Shut up, you're talking to much!]]

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* [[Music/TheOffspring Shut up, you're talking to too much!]]
6th May '17 4:35:41 PM jamespolk
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* Randall Flag is the source of all evil in the books by Stephen King. Any truly evil enterprise is linked to him in some way.

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* Randall Flag Flagg is the source of all evil in the books by Stephen King. Any truly evil enterprise is linked to him in some way.
* Present in UnbuiltTrope form in 1922 novel ''Literature/OneOfOurs'', as Claude's progressive friend Gladys ruminates on the sort of people who run the world.
--> “She believed that all things which might make the world beautiful—love and kindness, leisure and art—were shut up in prison, and that successful men like Bayliss Wheeler held the keys.”
4th Feb '17 10:26:28 AM VanHohenheimOfXerxes
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* ''Literature/OneFlewOverTheCuckoosNest'' refers to "the Combine," an all-encompassing, mechanized MindControlConspiracy. The Combine's chief representative in the story is not a man but a ''[[TheBaroness woman]]'' -- specifically, [[BattleaxeNurse Big Nurse Ratched]].

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* ''Literature/OneFlewOverTheCuckoosNest'' refers to "the Combine," an all-encompassing, mechanized MindControlConspiracy.MindControlConspiracy that represents systems of social control and conformity. The Combine's chief representative in the story is not a man but a ''[[TheBaroness woman]]'' -- specifically, [[BattleaxeNurse Big Nurse Ratched]].
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