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* Proximo from the {{Film/Gladiator}} hints at being this during his years as a gladiator himself.

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* Proximo from the {{Film/Gladiator}} hints at being this during {{Film/Gladiator}}: Proximo, now a lanista with his years as own gladiator school, was originally a gladiator himself.himself. As he recalls it, nothing could ever compare to the thrill of slaying an opponent and basking in the applause of 50,000 spectators. He tells Maximus that if he wants to stand before the emperor, he will have to learn to do as he did:
--> I wasn't the best because I killed quickly; I was the best because the crowd loved me. Win the crowd, and you'll win your freedom.

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* ''Literature/ThatIrresistiblePoison'' by AlessandraHazard: Seyn attends a lot of parties, travels to other planets, and enjoys the praise and attention from his admirers.

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* ''VideoGame/PokemonSwordAndShield'' has an interesting variation with Raihan, the Dragon-type Gym Leader of the Galar region. Despite the Gym Challenge being a major spectator sport, he doesn't do much to address the live crowd, but his Rotom Phone is constantly flying around him with the camera on, and his [[MakeMyMonsterGrow Dynamax]] animation has him pose with the Max'd ball for a photo, indicating he's an ''internet crowd'' pleaser.


...it's gonna be like...It's gonna be like heaven.''"\\
-- '''Spinner Dunn''', ''Film/DeathToSmoochy''

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...it's gonna be like...It's gonna be like heaven.''"\\
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'''Spinner Dunn''', ''Film/DeathToSmoochy''


...it's gonna be like...It's gonna be like heaven."\\

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...it's gonna be like...It's gonna be like heaven."\\''"\\


-->-- '''Spinner Dunn''', ''Film/DeathToSmoochy''

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-->-- -- '''Spinner Dunn''', ''Film/DeathToSmoochy''

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->''"Boy, being back at the coliseum, back in the arena...\\
...and with the crowds and they're just cheering...\\
...it's gonna be like...It's gonna be like heaven."\\
-->-- '''Spinner Dunn''', ''Film/DeathToSmoochy''


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* Gideon from {{ComicBook/Scott Pilgrim}}, who takes his pride too far.

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* Jackie Chan's Character in LegendOfTheDrunkenMaster is subject of a derogatory remark that his DrunkenBoxing exists solely as a show-off martial arts style geared for crowd pleasers who can't do proper martial arts. He proceed to prove the might of his ConfusionFu in the subsequent fight. Funnily inverted later, when Jackie's stepmother is subject to an attempted robbery, and Jackie steps in, prompting his stepmother to announce that there's going to be an exhibition match showing off the Drunken Boxing style.

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* Gideon from {{ComicBook/Scott Pilgrim}}, ''ComicBook/ScottPilgrim'': Gideon, who takes his pride too far.

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* ''Film/LegendOfTheDrunkenMaster'': Jackie Chan's Character in LegendOfTheDrunkenMaster is subject of a derogatory remark that his DrunkenBoxing exists solely as a show-off martial arts style geared for crowd pleasers who can't do proper martial arts. He proceed to prove the might of his ConfusionFu in the subsequent fight. Funnily inverted later, when Jackie's stepmother is subject to an attempted robbery, and Jackie steps in, prompting his stepmother to announce that there's going to be an exhibition match showing off the Drunken Boxing style.



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* Beowulf from {{VideoGame/Skullgirls}}, at least before the beginning of his story mode.

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* Beowulf from {{VideoGame/Skullgirls}}, ''{{VideoGame/Skullgirls}}'', at least before the beginning of his story mode.mode.
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* Beowulf from {{VideoGame/Skullgirls}}, at least before the beginning of his story mode.


* Spinner from {{Film/DeathToSmoochy}} is a retired boxer ManChild who suffered brain damage during his career. He tells Sheldon about his boxing career and how he loved the crowds cheering around him.

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* Spinner from {{Film/DeathToSmoochy}} Film/DeathToSmoochy is a retired boxer ManChild who suffered brain damage during his career. He tells Sheldon about his boxing career and how he loved the crowds cheering around him.


In a world where GladiatorGames are a preferred form of entertainment, the Crowd Pleaser will find his adoring crowds much more easily, and thrive under the deafening roars rising from the spectators. Fighting a CrowdPleaser may be signing up for a DeathOfAThousandCuts, as they'll be [[JustToyingWithThem more likely to draw blood and prolong a battle]] to get the crowd worked up for the eventual kill with their [[FinishingMove signature style]], prompting the crowd's approval to FinishHim

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In a world where GladiatorGames are a preferred form of entertainment, the Crowd Pleaser will find his adoring crowds much more easily, and easily in the Thunderdome or any fighting tournament, as they thrive under the deafening roars rising from the spectators. Fighting a CrowdPleaser may be signing up for a DeathOfAThousandCuts, as they'll be [[JustToyingWithThem more likely to draw blood and prolong a battle]] to get the crowd worked up for the eventual kill with their [[FinishingMove signature style]], prompting the crowd's approval to FinishHim


In a world where GladiatorGames are a preferred form of entertainment, the Crowd Pleaser will find his adoring crowds much more easily, and thrive under the deafening roars rising from the spectators. Fighting a CrowdPleaser may be signing up for a DeathOfAThousandCuts, as they'll be more likely to draw blood and prolong a battle to get the crowd worked up for the eventual kill with their [[FinishingMove signature style]], prompting the crowd's approval to FinishHim

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In a world where GladiatorGames are a preferred form of entertainment, the Crowd Pleaser will find his adoring crowds much more easily, and thrive under the deafening roars rising from the spectators. Fighting a CrowdPleaser may be signing up for a DeathOfAThousandCuts, as they'll be [[JustToyingWithThem more likely to draw blood and prolong a battle battle]] to get the crowd worked up for the eventual kill with their [[FinishingMove signature style]], prompting the crowd's approval to FinishHim


A character whose motivation is public approval and praise - he lives solely to bask in the adulation of the cheering spectators, to hear the roaring applause rise up as he performs. More often than not a (former) prizefighter or another competition sport persona, or a musician. Fighting a CrowdPleaser may be signing up for a DeathOfAThousandCuts, as they'll be more likely to draw blood and prolong a battle to get the crowd worked up for the eventual kill with their [[FinishingMove signature style]], prompting the crowd's approval to FinishHim

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A character whose motivation is public approval and praise - he lives solely to bask in the adulation of the cheering spectators, to hear the roaring applause rise up as he performs. More often than not a (former) prizefighter or another competition sport persona, or a musician.

In a world where GladiatorGames are a preferred form of entertainment, the Crowd Pleaser will find his adoring crowds much more easily, and thrive under the deafening roars rising from the spectators.
Fighting a CrowdPleaser may be signing up for a DeathOfAThousandCuts, as they'll be more likely to draw blood and prolong a battle to get the crowd worked up for the eventual kill with their [[FinishingMove signature style]], prompting the crowd's approval to FinishHim


A character whose motivation is public approval and praise - he lives solely to bask in the adulation of the cheering spectators, to hear the roaring applause rise up as he performs. More often than not a (former) prizefighter or another competition sport persona, or a musician. Fighting a CrowdPleaser may be signing up for a DeathOfAThousandCuts, as they'll be more likely to draw blood and prolong a battle to get the crowd worked up for the eventual kill, prompting the crowd's approval to FinishHim

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A character whose motivation is public approval and praise - he lives solely to bask in the adulation of the cheering spectators, to hear the roaring applause rise up as he performs. More often than not a (former) prizefighter or another competition sport persona, or a musician. Fighting a CrowdPleaser may be signing up for a DeathOfAThousandCuts, as they'll be more likely to draw blood and prolong a battle to get the crowd worked up for the eventual kill, kill with their [[FinishingMove signature style]], prompting the crowd's approval to FinishHim


A character whose motivation is public approval and praise - he lives solely to bask in the adulation of the cheering spectators, to hear the roaring applause rise up as he performs. More often than not a (former) prizefighter or another competition sport persona, or a musician. Fighting a CrowdPleaser may be signing up for a DeathOfAThousandCuts, as they'll be more likely to draw blood and prolong a battle to get the crowd worked up for the eventual kill, prompting the crowd's approval to FinishHim.

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A character whose motivation is public approval and praise - he lives solely to bask in the adulation of the cheering spectators, to hear the roaring applause rise up as he performs. More often than not a (former) prizefighter or another competition sport persona, or a musician. Fighting a CrowdPleaser may be signing up for a DeathOfAThousandCuts, as they'll be more likely to draw blood and prolong a battle to get the crowd worked up for the eventual kill, prompting the crowd's approval to FinishHim.
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