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1st Dec '16 6:49:31 AM Morgenthaler
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TruthInTelevision here, as relaxing and having fun is good way to keep stress levels down. Being social is also a good way to find employment and learn from others, so a complete workaholic is pretty tough to find in RealLife. There's also the fact that most people ''enjoy'' having fun and relaxing but need to work to earn money. Frequently this is the other side to characters like TheReliableOne.

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TruthInTelevision here, as relaxing and having fun is good way to keep stress levels down. Being social is also a good way to find employment and learn from others, so a complete workaholic is pretty tough to find in RealLife. There's also the fact that most people ''enjoy'' having fun and relaxing -- but need to work to earn money. Frequently this is the other side to characters like TheReliableOne.



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* The late Charlie Wilson, as portrayed in ''Film/CharlieWilsonsWar'', fell under this. Well, after he decided to get involved in Afghanistan, anyway we see little evidence of the "work hard" before that.

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* The late Charlie Wilson, as portrayed in ''Film/CharlieWilsonsWar'', fell under this. Well, after he decided to get involved in Afghanistan, anyway -- we see little evidence of the "work hard" before that. that.



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* Ystos from ''Series/{{Noob}}'' plays a MMORPG professionally. In his downtime, he's never without reading material or a portable console, while his casual play second avatar is a master of the StealthHiBye who speaks in borderline CreepyMonotone. He's also seen to have a big outburst of joy when [[spoiler:his older but less talented brother's avatar reaches level 100]].

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* Ystos from ''Series/{{Noob}}'' plays a MMORPG professionally. In his downtime, he's never without reading material or a portable console, while his casual play second avatar is a master of the StealthHiBye who speaks in borderline CreepyMonotone. He's also seen to have a big outburst of joy when [[spoiler:his older but less talented brother's avatar reaches level 100]].

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1st Dec '16 6:22:12 AM Morgenthaler
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He's the most efficient person in your workplace. [[TheStrategist He thinks of]] [[TheLeader plans that work]] [[TheSmartGuy better than anybody else's]] and [[{{Badass}} can take]] [[BadassBookworm down anyone]] [[MinoredInAsskicking when he's attacked.]] He might be a [[DrillSergeantNasty harsh]] employer or a [[BigBrotherMentor kind helper]] who teaches you how to make your work habits more efficient. He is always professional and mature, if not a little too uptight. Either way, you can always rely on him for anything, as long as it's work related.

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He's the most efficient person in your workplace. [[TheStrategist He thinks of]] [[TheLeader plans that work]] [[TheSmartGuy better than anybody else's]] and [[{{Badass}} can take]] [[BadassBookworm can take down anyone]] [[MinoredInAsskicking when he's attacked.]] He might be a [[DrillSergeantNasty harsh]] employer or a [[BigBrotherMentor kind helper]] who teaches you how to make your work habits more efficient. He is always professional and mature, if not a little too uptight. Either way, you can always rely on him for anything, as long as it's work related.
13th Jun '16 4:51:49 AM StarTropes
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* Jadzia Dax from ''Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine'' is an exceptional science officer who enjoys partying hard, gambling with Ferengi, brawling with Klingons, drinking, rough sex, fun on the holosuite, and playing practical jokes, and still finds time to be the station's biggest gossip.

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* Jadzia Dax from ''Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine'' is an exceptional science officer who enjoys partying hard, gambling with Ferengi, brawling with Klingons, drinking, rough sex, fun on the holosuite, and playing practical jokes, and still finds time to be the station's biggest gossip. It's hinted that she got some of this from previous host Curzon.
7th Apr '16 1:16:46 AM imadmagician
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He's the most efficient person in your workplace. [[TheStrategist He thinks of]] [[TVGenius plans that work]] [[TheSmartGuy better than anybody else's]] and [[{{Badass}} can take]] [[BadassBookworm down anyone]] [[MinoredInAsskicking when he's attacked.]] He might be a [[DrillSergeantNasty harsh]] employer or a [[BigBrotherMentor kind helper]] who teaches you how to make your work habits more efficient. He is always professional and mature, if not a little too uptight. Either way, you can always rely on him for anything, as long as it's work related.

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He's the most efficient person in your workplace. [[TheStrategist He thinks of]] [[TVGenius [[TheLeader plans that work]] [[TheSmartGuy better than anybody else's]] and [[{{Badass}} can take]] [[BadassBookworm down anyone]] [[MinoredInAsskicking when he's attacked.]] He might be a [[DrillSergeantNasty harsh]] employer or a [[BigBrotherMentor kind helper]] who teaches you how to make your work habits more efficient. He is always professional and mature, if not a little too uptight. Either way, you can always rely on him for anything, as long as it's work related.
27th Feb '16 9:50:50 AM ImperialMajestyXO
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* Despite his well-deserved reputation for self-indulgence, UsefulNotes/LouisXIV was no decadent wastrel. Quite the contrary, he was a meticulous {{workaholic}} who spend long hours handling official business and oversaw his programs down to the last detail.

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* Despite his well-deserved reputation for self-indulgence, UsefulNotes/LouisXIV was no decadent wastrel. Quite the contrary, he was a meticulous {{workaholic}} who spend spent long hours handling official business and oversaw his programs down to the last detail.
27th Feb '16 9:50:27 AM ImperialMajestyXO
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* Despite his well-deserved reputation for self-indulgence, UsefulNotes/LouisXIV was no decadent wastrel. Quite the contrary, he was a {{workaholic}} who oversaw his programs down to the last detail.

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* Despite his well-deserved reputation for self-indulgence, UsefulNotes/LouisXIV was no decadent wastrel. Quite the contrary, he was a meticulous {{workaholic}} who spend long hours handling official business and oversaw his programs down to the last detail.
27th Feb '16 9:47:34 AM ImperialMajestyXO
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* Despite his well-deserved reputation for self-indulgence, UsefulNotes/{{LouisXIV}} was no decadent wastrel. Quite the contrary, he was a {{workaholic}} who oversaw his programs down to the last detail.

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* Despite his well-deserved reputation for self-indulgence, UsefulNotes/{{LouisXIV}} UsefulNotes/LouisXIV was no decadent wastrel. Quite the contrary, he was a {{workaholic}} who oversaw his programs down to the last detail.
27th Feb '16 9:47:12 AM ImperialMajestyXO
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* Despite his well-deserved reputation for self-indulgence, UsefulNotes/{{LouisXIV}} was no decadent wastrel. Quite the contrary, he was a {{workaholic}} who oversaw his programs down to the last detail.
4th Oct '15 6:04:51 PM TheBigBopper
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* Misato from ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion''

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* Misato from ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion''''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion'' is serious and competent on the job, but off the job she's a HardDrinkingPartyGirl whose house is full of beer and junk food.
1st Oct '15 5:02:56 PM gemmabeta2
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* Investment traders/speculators and corporate executives are said to subscribe to this trope particularly strongly, especially during the heady days 80s and 90s (as memorialized by movies such as ''Film/WallStreet'' and ''Film/TheWolfOfWallStreet''). It was said that there are only two possible ways for a respectable speculator to die: overwork or drug overdose.

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* Investment traders/speculators and corporate executives are said to subscribe to this trope particularly strongly, especially during the heady days 80s and 90s (as memorialized by movies such as ''Film/WallStreet'' and ''Film/TheWolfOfWallStreet''). It was said that there are only two possible ways for a respectable speculator Wall Street trader to die: overwork or drug overdose.
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