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6th Jan '17 11:38:26 AM ZombieAladdin
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'''Obedient Olivia/Obadiah''': A character who spills the beans because he or she believes this is what a good citizen ought to do, [[NothingPersonal without any personal grudges or strained relationships]]. Because they hold no grudges, such a person simply blabs and immediately moves on. They may believe [[BlindObedience obedience to authority to be a virtue]] and any defiance of it is inherently wrong. They are neither TheMole nor a spy. They never had anything to do with whomever they ratted out in the first place, but simply discovered them and reported them the same way one might report a suspicious package to the police.

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'''Obedient Olivia/Obadiah''': Olga/Obadiah''': A character who spills the beans because he or she believes this is what a good citizen ought to do, [[NothingPersonal without any personal grudges or strained relationships]]. Because they hold no grudges, such a person simply blabs and immediately moves on. They may believe [[BlindObedience obedience to authority to be a virtue]] and any defiance of it is inherently wrong. They are neither TheMole nor a spy. They never had anything to do with whomever they ratted out in the first place, but simply discovered them and reported them the same way one might report a suspicious package to the police.
6th Jan '17 11:37:52 AM ZombieAladdin
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'''Obedient Olivia/Obadiah''': A character who spills the beans because he or she believes this is what a good citizen ought to do, [[NothingPersonal without any personal grudges or strained relationships]]. Because they hold no grudges, such a person simply blabs and immediately moves on. They may believe [[BlindObedience obedience to authority to be a virtue]] and any defiance of it is inherently wrong.

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'''Obedient Olivia/Obadiah''': A character who spills the beans because he or she believes this is what a good citizen ought to do, [[NothingPersonal without any personal grudges or strained relationships]]. Because they hold no grudges, such a person simply blabs and immediately moves on. They may believe [[BlindObedience obedience to authority to be a virtue]] and any defiance of it is inherently wrong.
wrong. They are neither TheMole nor a spy. They never had anything to do with whomever they ratted out in the first place, but simply discovered them and reported them the same way one might report a suspicious package to the police.
6th Jan '17 11:34:15 AM ZombieAladdin
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'''Obedient Olivia/Obadiah''': A character who spills the beans because he or she believes this is what a good citizen ought to do, [[NothingPersonal without any personal grudges or strained relationships]]. Because they hold no grudges, such a person simply blabs and immediately moves on. They may believe [[BlindObedience obedience to authority to be a virtue]] and any defiance of it is inherently wrong.
30th Dec '16 1:49:30 PM ironballs16
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* There are special statutes called "Whistleblower Laws" for Disgruntled Darias who report wrongdoing within an organization to its own internal authorities, see it not acted upon, and then take it to civil authorities (i.e. police). They are meant to protect such "whistleblowers" from retaliation. How well this actually works in practice varies widely and the bodies responsible for such laws have a tendency to make them inapplicable to their own whistleblowers.

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* There are special statutes called "Whistleblower Laws" for Disgruntled Darias who report wrongdoing within an organization to its own internal authorities, see it not acted upon, and then take it to civil authorities (i.e. police). They are meant to protect such "whistleblowers" from retaliation. How well this actually works in practice varies widely and the bodies responsible for such laws [[ScrewTheRulesIMakeThem have a tendency to make them inapplicable to their own whistleblowers.whistleblowers]].
13th Nov '16 4:49:25 PM LongTallShorty64
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* ''Film/Brute Force|1947}}'': Wilson gets killed for being a snitch, although he's not a ''Wilson'', but a ''Barry'' type of stoolie.

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* ''Film/Brute ''Film/{{Brute Force|1947}}'': Wilson gets killed for being a snitch, although he's not a ''Wilson'', but a ''Barry'' type of stoolie.
13th Nov '16 4:34:19 PM LongTallShorty64
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* ''Film/Brute Force|1947}}'': Wilson gets killed for being a snitch, although he's not a ''Wilson'', but a ''Barry'' type of stoolie.
9th Nov '16 10:26:30 AM nombretomado
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* [[Literature/TheBible Judas]]. Petty Peter appears to be the closest approximation, though [[JesusChristSuperstar certain adaptations]] present him as more sympathetic.

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* [[Literature/TheBible Judas]]. Petty Peter appears to be the closest approximation, though [[JesusChristSuperstar [[Music/JesusChristSuperstar certain adaptations]] present him as more sympathetic.
3rd Nov '16 11:41:38 PM rimpala
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** "A Day at the Zoo": As a spot gag described in the picture above, very Obnoxious Olivia.

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** "A Day at the Zoo": As a spot gag described in the picture above, very Obnoxious Olivia.Snobby Simon.
3rd Nov '16 11:38:48 PM rimpala
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** "A Day at the Zoo": As a spot gag described in the picture above.

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** "A Day at the Zoo": As a spot gag described in the picture above.above, very Obnoxious Olivia.
2nd Nov '16 7:18:32 PM Codefreak5
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* [[spoiler:Hector]] from ''VideoGame/PAYDAY2'' was a Betrayer for the PAYDAY Crew. They were collaborating with the FBI to get the crew arrested, in exchange for a reduced prison sentence. Their intel had already led to the arrest of Hoxton prior to the start of the game, but the crew later broke him out and raided the FBI for info. This led the crew to the traitor's location, where they killed [[spoiler:him]], both out of revenge and to throw the FBI off their trail.
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