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4th Jul '16 10:16:37 PM HiJac210
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'''Betrayer Barry/Belinda:''' A character that [[ChronicBackstabbingDisorder sells out their own friends]] to save his own skin. Maybe they've gotten caught and [[PleaBargain offered a plea deal]], maybe the authorities are offering incentives, or maybe they're [[{{Jerkass}} just jerks]]. Either way, this character can end up [[CementShoes in a lot of trouble]] if his friends find out what he did ...

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'''Betrayer Barry/Belinda:''' Belinda/Barry:''' A character that [[ChronicBackstabbingDisorder sells out their own friends]] to save his own skin. Maybe they've gotten caught and [[PleaBargain offered a plea deal]], maybe the authorities are offering incentives, or maybe they're [[{{Jerkass}} just jerks]]. Either way, this character can end up [[CementShoes in a lot of trouble]] if his friends find out what he did ...



'''Drug Doug/Debbie''': A character who ends up blabbing about activities to another person without realizing it because they were under the influence of drugs or [[InVinoVeritas alcohol]]. Also a TruthInTelevision, as drugged people or drunk people often blab the truth at the most inappropriate times due to their inhibitions being loosened. Can sometimes fall under Lacerated Larry if the person was drugged as part of an interrogation.

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'''Drug Doug/Debbie''': Debbie/Doug''': A character who ends up blabbing about activities to another person without realizing it because they were under the influence of drugs or [[InVinoVeritas alcohol]]. Also a TruthInTelevision, as drugged people or drunk people often blab the truth at the most inappropriate times due to their inhibitions being loosened. Can sometimes fall under Lacerated Larry if the person was drugged as part of an interrogation.
1st Jul '16 6:01:35 PM EDP
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* In ''ComicBook/PaperinikNewAdventures'' retired general Wisecube becomes a Disgruntled Davey in his last appearance, deciding that if the US government and army won't reveal to the public about the Evronian threat then he'll do it to force them to act. He's shown as a WellIntentionedExtremist for this, as he apparently doesn't get that doing this would cause mass panic and make defence against the Evronians even more difficult-or that he was forced to retire because his assault to the main Evronian spore nest in Africa was effectively an act of war against Kenya and completely unauthorized by the government or the Pentagon.
21st Jun '16 6:47:59 AM DaibhidC
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* One of the things that keep the NaughtyIsGood characters in ''Comicbook/TheBeano'' looking like the good guys is that they're contrasted with characters like Cuthbert Cringeworthy and Walter, who are a combination of Petty Peter, Snobby Simon and Obnoxious Oliver.


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* In the ''Series/MurdochMysteries'' episode "Bl--dy H-ll", Brakenreid becomes a Whistleblower Wilson during his TenMinuteRetirement at City Records, discovering evidence of a conspiracy in the city council. His boss at City Records almost coins the word:
-->'''Mr Dilbert''': I understand. You used to be a policeman. You see a problem and you want to ... blow your whistle. But it is not our job to blow whistles.
-->'''Brakenreid''': If we don't, who will?
5th May '16 12:20:59 PM jnv11
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* Scandals in the USA often generate whistleblowers.
** Daniel Ellsberg released the Pentagon Papers which exposed lies by the Lyndon Baines Johnson administration with regards to the Vietnam War.
** William Mark Felt, Sr. passed information to Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein of the Washington Post about the Watergate scandal.
** Harry Markopolos repeatedly complained to the Securities and Exchange Commission about Bernard Madoff, but the [[CluelessDetective agent assigned to the case bungled the case because he thought that Madoff was committing front-running]] and failed to consider that Madoff could be running a {{Ponzi}} scheme.
** Chelsea Manning sent documents regarding war crimes and other things to [=WikiLeaks=].
** Edward Snowden exposed a [[BigBrotherIsWatching domestic espionage scandal]] being perpetrated by the {{UsefulNotes/NSA}}.
* [[HonestCorporateExecutive Michael Woodford]] was at one time the CEO of Olympus Corporation. He discovered a massive tobashi scheme (a type of accounting fraud) and tried to [[InternalReformist clean it up from the inside]], but he got fired by the [[CorruptCorporateExecutive board of directors who were committing the fraud]]. He went to the police with the details of the fraud.
29th Apr '16 7:53:12 AM jnv11
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'''Drug Doug/Debbie''': A character who ends up blabbing about activities to another person without realizing it because they were under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Also a TruthInTelevision, as drugged people or drunk people often blab the truth at the most inappropriate times due to their inhibitions being loosened. Can sometimes fall under Lacerated Larry if the person was drugged as part of an interrogation.

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'''Drug Doug/Debbie''': A character who ends up blabbing about activities to another person without realizing it because they were under the influence of drugs or alcohol.[[InVinoVeritas alcohol]]. Also a TruthInTelevision, as drugged people or drunk people often blab the truth at the most inappropriate times due to their inhibitions being loosened. Can sometimes fall under Lacerated Larry if the person was drugged as part of an interrogation.
18th Apr '16 9:55:03 AM MsCC93
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* Younger siblings tend to be this.

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* Younger siblings Siblings tend to be this.this. Even relatives like aunts, uncles, cousins, grandparents, etc.
24th Feb '16 3:25:24 PM LongTallShorty64
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*Peter Ames, from the film ''Film/TheMadMissManton'', is always willing to rat Melsa and her friends out: first, when he finds out Melsa is withholding evidence, and then, when he finds out they’re keeping Frances Glesk, a suspect, with them.
25th Jan '16 5:12:50 PM Kartoonkid95
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* The ''[[WesternAnimation/KickButtowski'' episode "Tattler's Tale" has Miss Chicarelli acting as a mix of Snobby Sara and Obnoxious Olivia; she tattles on all the kids in the neighborhood to their parents so she can get them out of her hair for some peace and quiet.

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* The ''[[WesternAnimation/KickButtowski'' ''WesternAnimation/KickButtowski'' episode "Tattler's Tale" has Miss Chicarelli acting as a mix of Snobby Sara and Obnoxious Olivia; she tattles on all the kids in the neighborhood to their parents so she can get them out of her hair for some peace and quiet.
25th Jan '16 5:12:41 PM Kartoonkid95
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* A WorldWarII-era cartoon had a guy bragging about his being entrusted with keeping a secret. Unfortunately, he ended up becoming exceptionally drunk, and told the nearest woman in the tavern about his secret (being on a ship and its coordinates), who also turned out to be a Nazi spy, resulting in his death and the implication that he went to hell for it. In other words, he acted as a Drug Doug on ''himself''. This cartoon can also be seen at the International Spy Museum.

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* A WorldWarII-era cartoon had a guy ''WesternAnimation/PrivateSnafu'' short has Snafu bragging about his being entrusted with keeping a secret.secret that he knows but won't tell. Unfortunately, he ended up becoming exceptionally drunk, and told the nearest woman in the tavern about his secret (being on a ship and its coordinates), who also turned out to be a Nazi spy, resulting in his death and the implication that he went to hell for it. In other words, he acted as a Drug Doug on ''himself''. This cartoon can also be seen at the International Spy Museum.


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* The ''[[WesternAnimation/KickButtowski'' episode "Tattler's Tale" has Miss Chicarelli acting as a mix of Snobby Sara and Obnoxious Olivia; she tattles on all the kids in the neighborhood to their parents so she can get them out of her hair for some peace and quiet.
27th Dec '15 8:55:24 AM CybranGeneralSturm
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* In Turn 19 of ''Anime/CodeGeass'', [[spoiler:after Schneizel meets some resistance to the Black Knights in his efforts to goad the Black Knights into turning on Lelouch, Ohgi and Villetta's account of Lelouch's geass end up sealing the deal. Quite possibly a Petty Peter for Villetta, and a misguided Whistleblower Wilson for Ohgi, considering [[QuoteMine some of]] [[FalseReassurance the evidence]]]].

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* In Turn 19 of ''Anime/CodeGeass'', ''[[Anime/CodeGeass Code Geass R2]]'', [[spoiler:after Schneizel meets some resistance to the Black Knights in his efforts to goad the Black Knights into turning on Lelouch, Ohgi and Villetta's account of Lelouch's geass end up sealing the deal. Quite possibly a Petty Peter for Villetta, and a misguided Whistleblower Wilson for Ohgi, considering [[QuoteMine some of]] [[FalseReassurance the evidence]]]].
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