History PlayingWith / ArabOilSheikh

7th Apr '16 10:01:09 AM Ajoura
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* '''Straight''': Bob invests in oil from his home country of Tropestan. He is able to afford luxury cars and has lots of beautiful women by his side.

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* '''Straight''': Bob Saleh invests in oil from his home country of Tropestan. He is able to afford luxury cars and has lots of beautiful women by his side.



** Bob is a mid level manager of an oil company, and makes about as much as a doctor or lawyer.
** Oil was merely Bob's source of "seed money". His successful industrialization of the country is what makes him wealthy long after the oil drys up.

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** Bob Saleh is a mid level manager of an oil company, and makes about as much as a doctor or lawyer.
** Oil was merely Bob's Saleh's source of "seed money". His successful industrialization of the country is what makes him wealthy long after the oil drys up.



* '''Inverted''': Investing in oil [[AFoolAndHisNewMoneyAreSoonParted makes Bob poor]].
* '''Subverted''': Investing in oil doesn't give Bob ridiculous amounts of money.

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* '''Inverted''': Investing in oil [[AFoolAndHisNewMoneyAreSoonParted makes Bob Saleh poor]].
* '''Subverted''': Investing in oil doesn't give Bob Saleh ridiculous amounts of money.



* '''Averted''': Bob does not become wealthy from investing in Tropestani oil companies.
* '''Enforced''': ???

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* '''Averted''': Bob Saleh does not become wealthy from investing in Tropestani oil companies.
* '''Enforced''': ???The series' episode is sponsored by one of these people.



* '''Invoked''': Bob hears from his friend talking about oil investments.
* '''Exploited''': ???
* '''Defied''': Bob doesn't want to invest in oil, because a) [[PostPeakOil it doesn't last forever]] b) [[GreenAesop it is a pollutant]] and c) lots of people are [[NoBloodForPhlebotinum fighting over it]].
* '''Discussed''': ???
* '''Conversed''': ???

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* '''Invoked''': Bob Saleh hears from his friend talking about oil investments.
* '''Exploited''': ???
A person needs oil, so when he sees Saleh on some banquet, he immediately tries to make a deal with him.
* '''Defied''': Bob Saleh doesn't want to invest in oil, because a) [[PostPeakOil it doesn't last forever]] b) [[GreenAesop it is a pollutant]] and c) lots of people are [[NoBloodForPhlebotinum fighting over it]].
* '''Discussed''': ???
"I bet he invests in oil. His look just screams rich and Arabic."
* '''Conversed''': ???"They don't seriously believe such characters are all over the place in Middle East!"



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2nd Feb '14 6:00:04 PM VPhantom
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* '''Downplayed''': Bob is a mid level manager of an oil company, and makes about as much as a doctor or lawyer.

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* '''Downplayed''': '''Downplayed''':
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Bob is a mid level manager of an oil company, and makes about as much as a doctor or lawyer.
2nd Feb '14 3:28:46 AM Nasrudith
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* '''Downplayed''': ???

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* '''Downplayed''': ???Bob is a mid level manager of an oil company, and makes about as much as a doctor or lawyer.
** Oil was merely Bob's source of "seed money". His successful industrialization of the country is what makes him wealthy long after the oil drys up.
8th Feb '13 8:03:08 AM MsChibiForgotHerPassword
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* '''Defied''': Bob doesn't want to invest in oil, because a) it doesn't last forever b) [[GreenAesop it is a pollutant]] and c) lots of people are [[NoBloodForPhlebotinum fighting over it]].

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* '''Defied''': Bob doesn't want to invest in oil, because a) [[PostPeakOil it doesn't last forever forever]] b) [[GreenAesop it is a pollutant]] and c) lots of people are [[NoBloodForPhlebotinum fighting over it]].
7th Dec '12 8:21:11 AM VPhantom
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* '''Played Straight''': Bob invests in oil from his home country of Tropestan. He is able to afford luxury cars and has lots of beautiful women by his side.
* '''Exaggerated''': Because of his wealth, he was able to ''buy the entire country'' of [[{{Qurac}} Tropestan]] and become its sultan.
* '''Justified''': Oil is a precious commodity, so investing in it is a shrewd move if you want to get wealthy.
* '''Inverted''': Investing in oil [[AFoolAndHisNewMoneyAreSoonParted makes Bob poor]].

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* '''Played Straight''': '''Straight''': Bob invests in oil from his home country of Tropestan. He is able to afford luxury cars and has lots of beautiful women by his side.
side.
* '''Exaggerated''': Because of his wealth, he was able to ''buy the entire country'' of [[{{Qurac}} Tropestan]] and become its sultan.
sultan.
* '''Downplayed''': ???
* '''Justified''': Oil is a precious commodity, so investing in it is a shrewd move if you want to get wealthy.
wealthy.
* '''Inverted''': Investing in oil [[AFoolAndHisNewMoneyAreSoonParted makes Bob poor]].



* '''Deconstructed''':
* '''Reconstructed''':

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* '''Deconstructed''':
* '''Reconstructed''':
'''Parodied''': Everyone at the oil company, indeed all of Tropestan, is like this.



* '''Averted''': Bob does not become wealthy from investing in Tropestani oil companies.
* '''Enforced''': ???



* '''Parodied''': Everyone at the oil company, indeed all of Tropestan, is like this.
* '''Averted''': Bob does not become wealthy from investing in Tropestani oil companies.
* '''Enforced''':



* '''Defied''': Bob doesn't want to invest in oil, because a) it doesn't last forever b) [[GreenAesop it is a pollutant]] and c) lots of people are [[NoBloodForPhlebotinum fighting over it]].
* '''Discussed''':
* '''Conversed''':
* '''Played For Laughs''':
* '''Played For Drama''':

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* '''Exploited''': ???
* '''Defied''': Bob doesn't want to invest in oil, because a) it doesn't last forever b) [[GreenAesop it is a pollutant]] and c) lots of people are [[NoBloodForPhlebotinum fighting over it]].
it]].
* '''Discussed''':
'''Discussed''': ???
* '''Conversed''':
* '''Played For Laughs''':
* '''Played For Drama''':
'''Conversed''': ???




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26th May '12 3:06:58 AM Telcontar
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* '''Double Subverted''': But investing in AppliedPhlebotinum (which everyone is switching over to) does.

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* '''Double Subverted''': Subverted''':
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But investing in AppliedPhlebotinum (which everyone is switching over to) does.
5th Jan '12 9:57:19 AM MagBas
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* '''Justified''': Oil is a precious commodity, so investing in it [[YourMileageMayVary may be]] a shrewd move if you want to get wealthy.

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* '''Justified''': Oil is a precious commodity, so investing in it [[YourMileageMayVary may be]] is a shrewd move if you want to get wealthy.
11th Nov '11 6:52:15 PM WackyMeetsPractical
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* '''Basic Trope''': A person from somewhere in the Middle East who has a lot of wealth from their investments in oil.

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* '''Basic Trope''': A person from somewhere in the Middle East who has a lot of wealth from their investments in oil.
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