History PlayingWith / MegaCorp

31st Mar '16 5:29:12 PM DialgaX
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** Motor Union sends its ''extremely'' well-equipped and very large [[CorporateWarfare "Company Security Forces"]] to defend its property...and they [[CurbStompBattle demolish]] the Troperian government forces. The Troperian government then wisely decides to leave them alone.
10th Mar '16 4:33:03 PM 4444jdm
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** Motor Union is TheEmpire [[PeoplesRepublicOfTyranny in all]] [[BlandNamrProduct but name]].

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** Motor Union is TheEmpire [[PeoplesRepublicOfTyranny in all]] [[BlandNamrProduct [[BlandNameProduct but name]].
10th Mar '16 4:32:41 PM 4444jdm
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* '''Straight''': TropeCo. manufactures everything from aircraft to zippers, tends to buy up it's competitors or drive them out of business as soon as they appear, and lobbies the government into giving it more and more power.

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* '''Straight''': TropeCo. [[TropeCo Motor]] [[BlandNameProduct Union]] manufactures everything from aircraft to zippers, tends to buy up it's competitors or drive them out of business as soon as they appear, and lobbies the government into giving it more and more power.



** Trope Co. is a [[OneNationUnderCopyright One World Order Under Copyright]].
** Trope Co. is TheEmpire [[PeoplesRepublicOfTyranny in all but name]].
* '''Downplayed''': Trope Co. is a huge umbrella corporation that manufactures a lot of things, but it has no less than five direct competitors along with other megacorporations that occupy different markets.

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** Trope Co. Motor Union is a [[OneNationUnderCopyright One World Order Under Copyright]].
** Trope Co. Motor Union is TheEmpire [[PeoplesRepublicOfTyranny in all all]] [[BlandNamrProduct but name]].
* '''Downplayed''': Trope Co. Motor Union is a huge umbrella corporation that manufactures a lot of things, but it has no less than five direct competitors along with other megacorporations that occupy different markets.



** The country of Troperia where the Trope Co. is situated has a laissez-faire economy with little to no regulation to stop creation of monopolies.

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** The country of Troperia where the Trope Co. Motor Union is situated has a laissez-faire economy with little to no regulation to stop creation of monopolies.



* '''Subverted''': Trope Co, which hyped around the galaxy as a MegaCorp is a big pile of veradvertised and overpriced stock whose main use is as a tax write off. [[IncompetenceInc It is incompetently administrated]] and dripping in debt and its very existence is a giant PetTheDog on the part of all the [[MerchantPrince Merchant Princes]] around who don't deign to buy it out.

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* '''Subverted''': Trope Co, Motor Union, which hyped around the galaxy as a MegaCorp is a big pile of veradvertised and overpriced stock whose main use is as a tax write off. [[IncompetenceInc It is incompetently administrated]] and dripping in debt and its very existence is a giant PetTheDog on the part of all the [[MerchantPrince Merchant Princes]] around who don't deign to buy it out.



* '''Parodied''': The boardroom meeting of Trope Co. executives is shown - and as soon as one of them mentions a market they haven't cornered, everyone is thrown into blind panic untill the CEO screams at them to get a hold of themselves and explains how they're going to take over that market too.
* '''Zig Zagged''': The influence of Trope Co. waxes and wanes as the plot demands.
* '''Averted''': Trope Co. is a big corporation, but like in real life, it can't measure up to TheGovernment.
* '''Enforced''': The work in which Trope Co. appears is a study of monopolies, making it neccesary to have a monopoly as an example.

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* '''Parodied''': The boardroom meeting of Trope Co. Motor Union executives is shown - and as soon as one of them mentions a market they haven't cornered, everyone is thrown into blind panic untill the CEO screams at them to get a hold of themselves and explains how they're going to take over that market too.
* '''Zig Zagged''': The influence of Trope Co. Motor Union waxes and wanes as the plot demands.
* '''Averted''': Trope Co. Motor Union is a big corporation, but like in real life, it can't measure up to TheGovernment.
* '''Enforced''': The work in which Trope Co. Motor Union appears is a study of monopolies, making it neccesary to have a monopoly as an example.



** "Is there anything that Trope Co. doesn't sell?" "Nope."

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** "Is there anything that Trope Co. Motor Union doesn't sell?" "Nope."



* '''Exploited''': TheConqueror claims the intent to liberate people from the grip of Trope Co.

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* '''Exploited''': TheConqueror claims the intent to liberate people from the grip of Trope Co.Motor Union.



** As Trope Co. expands, swallowing up competitors and eventually supplanting TheGovernment, they are forced to provide public services simply to keep their customers and employees safe, healthy, and educated enough to shop and work. Profits end up declining as more and more of the company's money is spent on maintaining and protecting the business instead of actually doing business. In the end, Trope Co. simply becomes the new government and ceases to be a true corporation. Keeping society afloat is now a higher priority than making money, defeating the entire purpose of the company in the first place.
** If Trope Co. becomes a monopoly, it basically defeats the innovative purpose of laissez-faire competition, resulting in said monopoly [[DystopiaIsHard suffering and decaying from stagnation]] and [[PointyHairedBoss increasing incompetence]]. Eventually, the economy will collapse due to a capitalistic society's inability to function without capitalism.
** Trope Co. [[BullyingADragon bribes, threatens, and swindles]] its way towards controlling the vital aspects of Troperian state... and then [[TheGovernment Troperian government]] [[AwakeningTheSleepingGiant decides to show]] [[CurbStompBattle who's really in charge]].

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** As Trope Co. Motor Union expands, swallowing up competitors and eventually supplanting TheGovernment, they are forced to provide public services simply to keep their customers and employees safe, healthy, and educated enough to shop and work. Profits end up declining as more and more of the company's money is spent on maintaining and protecting the business instead of actually doing business. In the end, Trope Co. Motor Union simply becomes the new government and ceases to be a true corporation. Keeping society afloat is now a higher priority than making money, defeating the entire purpose of the company in the first place.
** If Trope Co. Motor Union becomes a monopoly, it basically defeats the innovative purpose of laissez-faire competition, resulting in said monopoly [[DystopiaIsHard suffering and decaying from stagnation]] and [[PointyHairedBoss increasing incompetence]]. Eventually, the economy will collapse due to a capitalistic society's inability to function without capitalism.
** Trope Co. Motor Union [[BullyingADragon bribes, threatens, and swindles]] its way towards controlling the vital aspects of Troperian state... and then [[TheGovernment Troperian government]] [[AwakeningTheSleepingGiant decides to show]] [[CurbStompBattle who's really in charge]].



** While Trope Co. effectively becomes the new government, it is a borderline feudal government that provides no public services to its subjects while controlling every aspect of their lives to prevent revolution. It doesn't even matter if their profits are down, since they control the value and distribution of all money and goods. The heads of the company never cared about money, just power; Trope Co. was simply a means to achieve that end.
** Trope Co. was founded by the people holding all the power in Troperia, so even if it slowly takes over the country, no-one will try to close down or nationalize it because in the end it benefits the same people.

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** While Trope Co. Motor Union effectively becomes the new government, it is a borderline feudal government that provides no public services to its subjects while controlling every aspect of their lives to prevent revolution. It doesn't even matter if their profits are down, since they control the value and distribution of all money and goods. The heads of the company never cared about money, just power; Trope Co. Motor Union was simply a means to achieve that end.
** Trope Co. Motor Union was founded by the people holding all the power in Troperia, so even if it slowly takes over the country, no-one will try to close down or nationalize it because in the end it benefits the same people.
7th Feb '14 7:56:21 PM Kollega
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* '''Subverted''': Trope Co, which hyped around the galaxy as a MegaCorp is a big pile of Overadvertised, and Overpriced stock whose main use is as a tax write off. It is incompetently administrated and dripping in debt and it's very existence is a giant PetTheDog on the part of all the [[MerchantPrince Merchant Princes]] around who don't deign to buy it out.
* '''Double Subverted''': That's because it is a front for Trope LIC which uses it as a place to put their [[ReassignedToAntarctica useless personal]], to dump all the pollution their secret factories create, and to divert attention from their own [[TheChessmaster evil plans.]]

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* '''Subverted''': Trope Co, which hyped around the galaxy as a MegaCorp is a big pile of Overadvertised, veradvertised and Overpriced overpriced stock whose main use is as a tax write off. [[IncompetenceInc It is incompetently administrated administrated]] and dripping in debt and it's its very existence is a giant PetTheDog on the part of all the [[MerchantPrince Merchant Princes]] around who don't deign to buy it out.
* '''Double Subverted''': That's because it is a front for Trope LIC which uses it as a place to put their [[ReassignedToAntarctica useless personal]], personnel]], to dump all the pollution their secret factories create, and to divert attention from their own [[TheChessmaster evil plans.]]



* '''Lampshaded''': "Is there anything that Trope Co. doesn't sell?" "Nope."

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* '''Lampshaded''': '''Lampshaded''':
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"Is there anything that Trope Co. doesn't sell?" "Nope."
** "[[VideoGame/DeusExHumanRevolution Corporations have more power]] [[{{Cyberpunk}} than the government]]... [[MemeticMutation I never asked for this]]...
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* '''Exploited''': TheConqueror claims the intent to liberate people from the grip of Trope Co

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* '''Exploited''': TheConqueror claims the intent to liberate people from the grip of Trope CoCo.



* '''Reconstructed''': While Trope Co. effectively becomes the new government, it is a borderline feudal government that provides no public services to its subjects while controlling every aspect of their lives to prevent revolution. It doesn't even matter if their profits are down, since they control the value and distribution of all money and goods. The heads of the company never cared about money, just power; Trope Co. was simply a means to achieve that end.

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* '''Reconstructed''': '''Reconstructed''':
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While Trope Co. effectively becomes the new government, it is a borderline feudal government that provides no public services to its subjects while controlling every aspect of their lives to prevent revolution. It doesn't even matter if their profits are down, since they control the value and distribution of all money and goods. The heads of the company never cared about money, just power; Trope Co. was simply a means to achieve that end.end.
** Trope Co. was founded by the people holding all the power in Troperia, so even if it slowly takes over the country, no-one will try to close down or nationalize it because in the end it benefits the same people.
30th Nov '13 7:58:27 PM Trogdor
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* '''Lampshaded''': "Is there anything that Trope Co. doesn't sell?" "No, there isn't."

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* '''Lampshaded''': "Is there anything that Trope Co. doesn't sell?" "No, there isn't."Nope."
27th Nov '13 6:35:59 AM Kollega
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** The country of Troperia where the Trope Co. is situated has a lassiez-faire economy with little to no regulation to stop creation of monopolies.
** The world is a CrapsackWorld where ScrewTheRulesIHaveMoney dictates RealPolitik.
* '''Inverted''': The country of Troperia is a communist state, so instead of businessmen controlling the government, the government controls the businessmen.

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** The country of Troperia where the Trope Co. is situated has a lassiez-faire laissez-faire economy with little to no regulation to stop creation of monopolies.
** The world is a CrapsackWorld where ScrewTheRulesIHaveMoney dictates RealPolitik.
{{Realpolitik}}.
* '''Inverted''': The country of Troperia is a communist state, so instead of businessmen controlling the government, [[RussianReversal the government controls the businessmen.businessmen]].


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** Trope Co. [[BullyingADragon bribes, threatens, and swindles]] its way towards controlling the vital aspects of Troperian state... and then [[TheGovernment Troperian government]] [[AwakeningTheSleepingGiant decides to show]] [[CurbStompBattle who's really in charge]].
2nd Sep '13 9:49:00 PM jastay3
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* '''Exploited''': ???

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* '''Exploited''': ???TheConqueror claims the intent to liberate people from the grip of Trope Co
2nd Sep '13 9:46:18 PM jastay3
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2nd Sep '13 9:44:14 PM jastay3
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* '''Subverted''': Trope Co, which hyped around the galaxy as a MegaCorp is a big pile of Overadvertised, and Overpriced stock whose main use is as a tax write off. It is incompetently administrated and dripping in debt and it's very existence is a giant PetTheDog on the part of all the [[MerchantPrince MerchantPrinces]] around who don't deign to buy it out.

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* '''Subverted''': Trope Co, which hyped around the galaxy as a MegaCorp is a big pile of Overadvertised, and Overpriced stock whose main use is as a tax write off. It is incompetently administrated and dripping in debt and it's very existence is a giant PetTheDog on the part of all the [[MerchantPrince MerchantPrinces]] Merchant Princes]] around who don't deign to buy it out.
2nd Sep '13 9:43:41 PM jastay3
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* '''Subverted''': ???
* '''Double Subverted''': ???

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* '''Subverted''': ???
Trope Co, which hyped around the galaxy as a MegaCorp is a big pile of Overadvertised, and Overpriced stock whose main use is as a tax write off. It is incompetently administrated and dripping in debt and it's very existence is a giant PetTheDog on the part of all the [[MerchantPrince MerchantPrinces]] around who don't deign to buy it out.
* '''Double Subverted''': ???That's because it is a front for Trope LIC which uses it as a place to put their [[ReassignedToAntarctica useless personal]], to dump all the pollution their secret factories create, and to divert attention from their own [[TheChessmaster evil plans.]]
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