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26th Feb '17 4:56:38 PM eroock
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* Andy in ''Film/TheGoonies'' was able to save her friends from a deadly trap on account of the fact she took piano lessons when she was four years old.
10th Dec '16 6:50:59 PM nombretomado
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* ConanTheBarbarian became so strong because in his youth, he was a slave who did some [[WheelOfPain really heavy work]].
** This explanation is exclusive to the movie; in Creator/RobertEHoward's stories, he was enslaved only after he was as strong as he was.

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* ConanTheBarbarian Film/{{Conan|TheBarbarian1982}} became so strong because in his youth, he was a slave who did some [[WheelOfPain really heavy work]].
** This
work]].[[note]]This explanation is exclusive to the movie; in Creator/RobertEHoward's stories, [[Literature/ConanTheBarbarian stories]], he was enslaved only after he was as strong as he was.
was.[[/note]]



* ''Literature/SeptimusHeap'': Nicko Heap during his work on Jannit Maarten's boatyard picks up some impressive strengh that plays a minor role in the ''Syren'' plot.

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* ''Literature/SeptimusHeap'': Nicko Heap during his work on Jannit Maarten's boatyard picks up some impressive strengh strength that plays a minor role in the ''Syren'' plot.
18th Sep '16 12:10:20 PM StrixObscuro
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* In ''Series/QueenOfTheSouth'', Teresa is able to tell the difference between a real dollar bill and a forgery as a result of working as a money-changer. This comes in handy when one of Camila's buyers tries to give her fake money for a delivery.
18th Sep '16 11:57:23 AM Willbyr
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* Jay and Grant from ''GhostHunters'' often use the same skills they use from their plumbing day jobs in order to debunk and solve alleged hauntings.

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* Jay and Grant from ''GhostHunters'' ''Series/GhostHunters'' often use the same skills they use from their plumbing day jobs in order to debunk and solve alleged hauntings.
24th Aug '16 2:02:29 PM wheelofdawn
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[[folder: Web Comics]]
* Alice, the main character from ''Webcomic/EvilPlan'' starts the comic looking for a place to work and ends up hired on to build and maintain designs for a super villain. A lifetime of working as an engineer prepared her for the super villain game.
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13th Jun '16 5:54:36 AM OddMostOdd
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** Clara Oswald is a teacher. Once she can handle stroppy teenagers, dealing with murderous aliens is easy.
11th Jun '16 4:20:10 PM nombretomado
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* In both ''Series/LegendOfTheSeeker'' and the [[SwordOfTruth original books]], Richard's skills as a woods guide come in handy quite often, considering how often he and his party find themselves wandering through one sort of wilderness or another.

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* In both ''Series/LegendOfTheSeeker'' and the [[SwordOfTruth [[Literature/SwordOfTruth original books]], Richard's skills as a woods guide come in handy quite often, considering how often he and his party find themselves wandering through one sort of wilderness or another.
19th Jan '16 1:25:01 PM Willbyr
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* Makanochi Ippo from ''HajimeNoIppo'' acquired his large amount of strength in his arms and legs by helping out his mother's fishing business.

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* Makanochi Ippo from ''HajimeNoIppo'' ''Manga/HajimeNoIppo'' acquired his large amount of strength in his arms and legs by helping out his mother's fishing business.
11th Jan '16 5:35:30 PM eroock
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* In Tempting Fate, the main character picks up some very interesting skills in her day job. She does temp work for the gods -- specifically, the Greek Fates.

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* In Tempting Fate, ''Tempting Fate'', the main character picks up some very interesting skills in her day job. She does temp work for the gods -- specifically, the Greek Fates.
11th Jan '16 5:35:24 PM eroock
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* In Temping Fate, the main character picks up some very interesting skills in her day job. She does temp work for the gods -- specifically, the Greek Fates.

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* In Temping Tempting Fate, the main character picks up some very interesting skills in her day job. She does temp work for the gods -- specifically, the Greek Fates.
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