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* '''Discussed''': "Bob won't shut up about how much he deserved that promotion that he got passed over for because he just works ''so'' hard. Newsflash: YOU'RE SUPPOSED TO WORK HARD, YOU FUCKING DINGDONG! Try not being a useless alcoholic who won't shut up about how you always bust your ass and never get any credit for it while leaving out the part where you suck at your job and your 'hard work' creates more 'hard work' for the people who have to fix what you fucked up!"
* '''Conversed''': "Oh look, there goes Bob with ANOTHER lengthy public spiel on social media about how he's such a wonderful person because he holds a bunch of social views that are predominately held to be desirable. Give me a goddamn break, you pompous fuck. You're one of the biggest pieces of shit I know." "Have you ever noticed how the worst people always tend to virtue-signal the loudest? I guess it's easier to make a big show of how you're totally not a garbage person rather than, y'know, ''not being a garbage person''."

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* '''Discussed''': "Bob won't shut up about how much he deserved that promotion that he got passed over for because he just works ''so'' hard. Newsflash: YOU'RE SUPPOSED TO WORK HARD, YOU FUCKING DINGDONG! Try not being a useless alcoholic who won't shut up about how you always bust your ass and never get any credit for it while leaving out the part where you suck at your job and "Newsflash, Bob: your 'hard work' creates more 'hard work' for the people who have to fix what you fucked up!"
up! We're not giving you that raise unless you stop drinking and shut up about the raise."
* '''Conversed''': "Oh look, there goes Bob with ANOTHER lengthy public spiel on social media "Bob's constantly virtue-signalling about how he's such a wonderful person because good he holds a bunch of social views that are predominately held to be desirable. Give me a goddamn break, you pompous fuck. You're one of is at this job, but then he does basically nothing during the biggest pieces of shit entire episode... I know." "Have you ever noticed how wonder if the worst people always tend to virtue-signal the loudest? I guess it's easier to make author has a big show of how you're totally not a garbage person rather than, y'know, ''not being a garbage person''."grudge against some coworker like him?


** Bob is outright a [[BrattyHalfPint toddler]] and doesn't yet understand that there's no reward for doing things you're supposed to, and in fact there might be a punishment or unpleasant consequence for NOT doing it.

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** Bob is outright a [[BrattyHalfPint toddler]] and doesn't yet understand that there's no reward for doing things you're supposed to, and in fact there might be a punishment or unpleasant consequence for NOT doing it.them.


** Bob is outright a toddler and doesn't yet understand that there's no reward for doing things you're supposed to, and in fact there might be a punishment for NOT doing it.

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** Bob is outright a toddler [[BrattyHalfPint toddler]] and doesn't yet understand that there's no reward for doing things you're supposed to, and in fact there might be a punishment or unpleasant consequence for NOT doing it.


* '''Downplayed''': Bob demands a pat on the head from his supervisor every time he takes out the trash without spilling everything everywhere. Annoying, perhaps, but endearing in a way.

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Bob demands a pat on the head from his supervisor every time he takes out the trash without spilling everything everywhere. Annoying, perhaps, but endearing in a way.


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** Bob is outright a toddler and doesn't yet understand that there's no reward for doing things you're supposed to, and in fact there might be a punishment for NOT doing it.

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** Bob is a reformed juvenile delinquent, and as a reformed and virtuous man, he understands that wanting a prize for basic decency is one of the many habits that the members of polite society may find annoying. But when he meets people from his old neighborhood who give him the ReformedButRejected treatment, he demands that they should acknowledge that he hasn't done any of his old victimizing behaviors in years, so stop bringing up old grudges!


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** Bob is extremely grateful for the kind of small and common courtesies that the average person will tend to take for granted. It's so noticeable that you could describe him as being eager to give prizes for basic decency.


* '''Deconstructed''': Bob's boss thinks about how to motivate Bob to start meeting minimal standards of good behavior, and decides to try giving Bob the lavish praise he obviously wants. This works well, and Bob's performance rises from "inadequate" to "minimally meeting a low standard." Which was all the success that the boss had expected or tried for.

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* '''Deconstructed''': '''Deconstructed''':
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Bob's boss thinks about how to motivate Bob to start meeting minimal standards of good behavior, and decides to try giving Bob the lavish praise he obviously wants. This works well, and Bob's performance rises from "inadequate" to "minimally meeting a low standard." Which was all the success that the boss had expected or tried for.for.
** If Bob is a reformed criminal, no matter how many good deeds he has done, [[DudeWheresMyRespect no one bothers to give him the time of the day]], [[{{Hypocrite}} especially those who tell off Bob for not doing good for its own sake.]] Because of this, Bob stops doing good and lashes out at those who reject his good deeds.


** Bob presents an itemized list of bad things he has never done, and demands rewards for all of them.

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** Bob presents an itemized list of bad things he has never done, done and demands rewards equally and inversely proportionate to their immorality for all of them.



* '''Lampshaded''': "Sheesh Bob, what do you want, a medal?"

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* '''Lampshaded''': "Sheesh "Sheesh, Bob, what do you want, want a medal?"



* '''Conversed''': "Oh look, there goes Bob with ANOTHER lengthy public spiel on social media about how he's such a wonderful person because he holds a bunch of social views that are predominately held to be desirable. Give me a goddamn break, you pompous fuck. You're one of the biggest pieces of shit I know." "Have you ever noticed how the worst people always tend to virtue signal the loudest? I guess it's easier to make a big show of how you're totally not a garbage person rather than, y'know, ''not being a garbage person''."

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* '''Conversed''': "Oh look, there goes Bob with ANOTHER lengthy public spiel on social media about how he's such a wonderful person because he holds a bunch of social views that are predominately held to be desirable. Give me a goddamn break, you pompous fuck. You're one of the biggest pieces of shit I know." "Have you ever noticed how the worst people always tend to virtue signal virtue-signal the loudest? I guess it's easier to make a big show of how you're totally not a garbage person rather than, y'know, ''not being a garbage person''."



* '''Reconstructed''': But after a while, Bob's coworker Alice starts complaining: "I work incredibly hard, and all I hear is praise for that mediocre Bob. Worse, now he's all self-righteous every time someone argues with him, because he thinks he's actually as good a worker as someone like me. I gotta tell you, it's bad for morale." Since the boss realizes that what's really important is to have good performance from Alice, he starts doling out praise in a way that makes Alice's concerns, not those of Bob, a priority.

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* '''Reconstructed''': But after a while, Bob's coworker Alice starts complaining: "I work incredibly hard, and all I hear is praise for that mediocre Bob. Worse, now he's all self-righteous every time someone argues with him, because he thinks he's actually as good a worker as someone like me. I gotta tell you, it's bad for morale." Since the boss realizes that what's really important is to have good performance from Alice, he starts doling out giving praise in a way that makes puts Alice's concerns, not those concerns ahead of Bob, a priority.Bob's.


* '''Straight''': Bob demands a prize for not being a serial murderer.
* '''Exaggerated''': Bob ''is'' a serial murderer, but demands accolades for [[RapeIsASpecialKindOfEvil not raping his victims]].

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* '''Straight''': Bob demands a prize raise for not being a serial murderer.
showing up to work on time.
* '''Exaggerated''': Bob ''is'' demands a prize for not being a serial murderer, but demands accolades for [[RapeIsASpecialKindOfEvil not raping his victims]].murderer.


** Bob was raised by AbusiveParents and his idea of basic human decency was set by his parents' treatment of him.

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** Bob was raised by AbusiveParents and [[ValuesDissonance his idea of basic human decency decency]] was set by his parents' treatment of him.

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** Bob was raised by AbusiveParents and his idea of basic human decency was set by his parents' treatment of him.

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** Alice agrees to give Bob his requested "prize," but then expects a prize when ''she'' doesn't beat Bob up...as badly as she usually does.


* '''Discussed''': Bob talks to his boss, Darren, about getting something for simply doing his job. Darren tries to explain that he only extends special recognition to those who have earned it, but Bob won't listen.
* '''Conversed''': "What has the world come to that characters like that are even created?"

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* '''Discussed''': Bob talks to his boss, Darren, about getting something for simply doing his job. Darren tries to explain that he only extends special recognition to those who have earned it, but Bob "Bob won't listen.
shut up about how much he deserved that promotion that he got passed over for because he just works ''so'' hard. Newsflash: YOU'RE SUPPOSED TO WORK HARD, YOU FUCKING DINGDONG! Try not being a useless alcoholic who won't shut up about how you always bust your ass and never get any credit for it while leaving out the part where you suck at your job and your 'hard work' creates more 'hard work' for the people who have to fix what you fucked up!"
* '''Conversed''': "What has the world come to that characters like "Oh look, there goes Bob with ANOTHER lengthy public spiel on social media about how he's such a wonderful person because he holds a bunch of social views that are even created?"predominately held to be desirable. Give me a goddamn break, you pompous fuck. You're one of the biggest pieces of shit I know." "Have you ever noticed how the worst people always tend to virtue signal the loudest? I guess it's easier to make a big show of how you're totally not a garbage person rather than, y'know, ''not being a garbage person''."


* '''Defied''': "No, I do ''not'' want a medal. Go [[PrecisionFStrike fuck yourself]], [[DeadpanSnarker Miss Smartass]]!"

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* '''Defied''': "No, I do ''not'' want a medal. Go [[PrecisionFStrike fuck yourself]], fuck]] yourself, [[DeadpanSnarker Miss Smartass]]!"Ms. Smartass!]]"


* '''Defied''': "No, I do ''not'' want a medal. Go fuck yourself, DeadpanSnarker!"

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* '''Defied''': "No, I do ''not'' want a medal. Go [[PrecisionFStrike fuck yourself, DeadpanSnarker!"yourself]], [[DeadpanSnarker Miss Smartass]]!"


* '''Deconstructed''': Bob's boss thinks about how to motivate Bob to start meeting minimal standards of good behavior, and decides to try giving Bob the lavish praise he obviously wants. This works well, and Bob's performance rises from "inadequate" to "minimally meeting a low standard."

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* '''Deconstructed''': Bob's boss thinks about how to motivate Bob to start meeting minimal standards of good behavior, and decides to try giving Bob the lavish praise he obviously wants. This works well, and Bob's performance rises from "inadequate" to "minimally meeting a low standard."" Which was all the success that the boss had expected or tried for.

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