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26th May '17 9:57:35 AM HiddenWindshield
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* Wheatley ''[[VideoGame/{{Portal2}} Portal 2]]'' already was this, albeit in AI form, but ''FanFic/BlueSky'' took it to the next level and got him to look the part, too.

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* Wheatley from ''[[VideoGame/{{Portal2}} Portal 2]]'' already was this, albeit in AI form, but the fanfic ''FanFic/BlueSky'' took it to the next level and got him to look the part, too.
31st Mar '17 12:24:48 PM xcountryguy
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As office machinery such as the typewriter, adding machine, mimeograph etc. became available starting in the latter half of the Nineteenth Century, clerical workers began shifting their skill sets from the {{Clerk}} to the modern White Collar Worker. In particular, many women joined the workforce, though they tended to be stuck in the lower-ranked and lower-paying "pink collar" office jobs. (This last has improved over the decades.)

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As office machinery such as the typewriter, adding machine, mimeograph etc. became available starting in the latter half of the Nineteenth Century, clerical workers began shifting their skill sets from the {{Clerk}} to the modern White Collar Worker. In particular, many women joined the workforce, though they tended to be stuck in the lower-ranked and lower-paying "pink collar" office jobs. (This last has Women's roles in the office both in real life and media have improved over the decades.)
decades.
6th Feb '17 7:05:28 PM JamesShade
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* Similarly, the video to "Zombie Autopilot" by Music/{{Unearth}} follows such a person through his day, as he slowly [[SanitySlippage comes undone]] while realizing that he's basically a white collar zombie. The video eventually climaxes with him throwing a file folder at his boss (whom he briefly sees as a demon) and quitting his job...before [[AllJustADream waking up on the subway]] and dismissing the nightmare he's just had.
4th Jan '17 9:21:57 AM Xtifr
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* The protagonist of Literature/TheLaundrySeries, as lampshaded on the (original) cover of ''The Atrocity Archives''. Bob Howard volunteers for dangerous active service work [[AFateWorseThanDeath just to escape it]]. As his cover job is in IT service, he still has to put in his hours though.

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* The protagonist of Literature/TheLaundrySeries, ''Literature/TheLaundryFiles'', as lampshaded on the (original) cover of ''The Atrocity Archives''. Bob Howard volunteers for dangerous active service work [[AFateWorseThanDeath just to escape it]]. As his cover job is in IT service, he still has to put in his hours though.
28th Dec '16 4:02:09 PM TheUnknownUploader
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* ''Series/MalcolmInTheMiddle'': All that's known about Hal's job is that he could be replaced easily. [[spoiler: One episode reveals he's skipped work every Friday for five years and no one ever noticed.]]
5th Aug '16 9:59:47 PM JackG
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* The protagonist of TheLaundry series, as lampshaded on the (original) cover of ''The Atrocity Archives''. He volunteers for the dangerous yet more exciting side of the Laundry just to escape it. As his cover is IT, he still has to put in his hours though.

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* The protagonist of TheLaundry series, Literature/TheLaundrySeries, as lampshaded on the (original) cover of ''The Atrocity Archives''. He Bob Howard volunteers for the dangerous yet more exciting side of the Laundry active service work [[AFateWorseThanDeath just to escape it. it]]. As his cover job is IT, in IT service, he still has to put in his hours though.
5th Aug '16 9:57:46 PM JackG
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* The protagonist of TheLaundry series, as lampshaded on the (original) cover of ''The Atrocity Archives''. He volunteers for the dangerous yet more exciting side of the Laundry just to escape it. As his cover is IT, he still has to put in his hours though.
1st Jun '16 9:42:21 PM Loekman3
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* {{Portal}}'s Wheatley already was this, albeit in AI form, but FanFic/BlueSky took it to the next level and got him to look the part, too.

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* {{Portal}}'s Wheatley ''[[VideoGame/{{Portal2}} Portal 2]]'' already was this, albeit in AI form, but FanFic/BlueSky ''FanFic/BlueSky'' took it to the next level and got him to look the part, too.
1st Jun '16 9:41:11 PM Loekman3
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* {{Portal}}'s Wheatley already was this, albeit in AI form, but BlueSky took it to the next level and got him to look the part, too.

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* {{Portal}}'s Wheatley already was this, albeit in AI form, but BlueSky FanFic/BlueSky took it to the next level and got him to look the part, too.
18th Apr '16 10:15:24 AM Orbiting
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* ''Webcomic/{{Nebula}}'': Mercury dresses like one, despite being in space; WhatExactlyIsHisJob is in full force, making unclear what exactly his job ''is'', apart from hanging around Sun and trying to boss everyone else around.
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