History PlayingWith / ArabOilSheikh

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''': ** 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]].

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

* '''Deconstructed''': '''Averted''': Bob does not become wealthy from investing in Tropestani oil companies. * '''Reconstructed''':'''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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%% Optional items, added after Conversed, at your discretion: %% %%* '''Implied''': ??? %%* '''Deconstructed''': ??? %%* '''Reconstructed''': ??? %%* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': ??? %%* '''Played For Laughs''': ??? %%* '''Played For Drama''': ???
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''': ** 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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