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5th Feb '16 2:12:38 AM Morgenthaler
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In a way, a WannabeSecretAgent is similar to a ConspiracyTheorist in that both imagine themselves privy to secret knowledge that they believe puts them above the dreary everyday (though the former likes to play out his fantasy more than to discuss it). Both character types are portrayed as common amongst TheMentallyDisturbed, and as a result both often feature in plots revolving around TheSchizophreniaConspiracy.

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In a way, a WannabeSecretAgent Wannabe Secret Agent is similar to a ConspiracyTheorist in that both imagine themselves privy to secret knowledge that they believe puts them above the dreary everyday (though the former likes to play out his fantasy more than to discuss it). Both character types are portrayed as common amongst TheMentallyDisturbed, and as a result both often feature in plots revolving around TheSchizophreniaConspiracy.
28th Nov '15 1:49:50 PM nombretomado
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* ''Film/{{Ronin}}'': SeanBean plays Spence, a Englishman who claims to be ex-SAS but is outed as utterly incompetent and nearly gets the team killed in the process.

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* ''Film/{{Ronin}}'': SeanBean Creator/SeanBean plays Spence, a Englishman who claims to be ex-SAS but is outed as utterly incompetent and nearly gets the team killed in the process.
8th Jun '15 8:43:12 PM CountMontoni
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* ''Film/BurnAfterReading'': Two bumbling gym rats, one played by Brad Pitt, discover a manuscript for the written memoir of a former intelligence agency employee, and, falsely believing it to contain classified information, try to sell it to the Russian government. A whole ton of CringeComedy ensues.
3rd Jun '15 3:02:18 PM CountMontoni
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In a way, a WannabeSecretAgent is similar to a ConspiracyTheorist in that both imagine themselves privy to secret knowledge that they believe puts them above the dreary everyday (though the former likes to play out his fantasy more than to discuss it). Both character types are incredibly common amongst people with ParanoidSchizophrenia.

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In a way, a WannabeSecretAgent is similar to a ConspiracyTheorist in that both imagine themselves privy to secret knowledge that they believe puts them above the dreary everyday (though the former likes to play out his fantasy more than to discuss it). Both character types are incredibly portrayed as common amongst people with ParanoidSchizophrenia.
TheMentallyDisturbed, and as a result both often feature in plots revolving around TheSchizophreniaConspiracy.
3rd Jun '15 2:59:58 PM CountMontoni
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In a way, a WannabeSecretAgent is similar to a ConspiracyTheorist in that both imagine themselves privy to secret knowledge that they believe puts them above the dreary everyday (though the former likes to play out his fantasy more than to discuss it).

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In a way, a WannabeSecretAgent is similar to a ConspiracyTheorist in that both imagine themselves privy to secret knowledge that they believe puts them above the dreary everyday (though the former likes to play out his fantasy more than to discuss it).
it). Both character types are incredibly common amongst people with ParanoidSchizophrenia.
15th May '15 12:49:48 PM NothingProductive
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* In a rather bizarre case, 23-year-old [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Kampiles William Kampiles]] swiped a top-secret satellite manual, sold it to the Soviet Union for 3,000 dollars, and then confessed what he had done to the CIA in the mistaken belief that they would employ him as a secret agent. He spent 18 years in prison.

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* In a rather bizarre case, 23-year-old [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Kampiles William Kampiles]] swiped a top-secret satellite manual, sold it to the Soviet Union for 3,000 dollars, and then confessed what he had done to the CIA in the mistaken belief that they would employ him as a secret double agent. He spent 18 years in prison.
15th May '15 12:47:13 PM NothingProductive
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15th May '15 12:43:37 PM NothingProductive
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* In a rather bizarre case, 23-year-old [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Kampiles William Kampiles]] swiped a top-secret satellite manual, sold it to the Soviet Union for 3,000 dollars, and then confessed what he had done to the CIA in the mistaken belief that they would employ him as a secret agent. He spent 18 years in prison.
17th Apr '15 8:02:45 PM nombretomado
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* DaffyDuck has this role in ''Film/LooneyTunesBackInAction'' where he helps a stuntman played by Brendan Fraser rescue his father TimothyDalton (who actually ''is'' a secret agent).

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* DaffyDuck WesternAnimation/DaffyDuck has this role in ''Film/LooneyTunesBackInAction'' where he helps a stuntman played by Brendan Fraser rescue his father TimothyDalton (who actually ''is'' a secret agent).
5th Apr '15 1:00:33 PM erforce
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* ''Series/TheBeverlyHillbillies'': Jethro Bodine opens up a [[Main/JamesBond "double-naught"]] spy branch-office. HilarityEnsues.

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* ''Series/TheBeverlyHillbillies'': Jethro Bodine opens up a [[Main/JamesBond [[Franchise/JamesBond "double-naught"]] spy branch-office. HilarityEnsues.
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