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== [[Comic Books]] ==
 
== [[Comic Books]] ==
* [[Richie Rich (comics)|Richie Rich]] had gold-plated, gem-studded ''everything''. Conspicuous Consumption is the ''only'' joke in his comics: mundane gadgets festooned with precious metals and minerals, landscaping feature like hedges and swimming pools shaped like dollar signs, the immense size of the Rich estate (requiring multiple ZIP codes, needing its own transit system), and so on, ''ad nauseum''.
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* [[Richie Rich]] had gold-plated, gem-studded ''everything''. Conspicuous Consumption is the ''only'' joke in his comics: mundane gadgets festooned with precious metals and minerals, landscaping feature like hedges and swimming pools shaped like dollar signs, the immense size of the Rich estate (requiring multiple ZIP codes, needing its own transit system), and so on, ''ad nauseum''.
  
 
== [[Film]] ==
 
== [[Film]] ==
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* ''[[GTAIV]]'' parodies it with the in-game TV show "I'm Rich", including obvious parodies of people like Paris Hilton and others.
 
* ''[[GTAIV]]'' parodies it with the in-game TV show "I'm Rich", including obvious parodies of people like Paris Hilton and others.
 
** ''The Ballad of Gay Tony'' introduces Yusuf Amir, who spends his money on [[Bling Bling Bang]], [[Hookers and Blow]], and ridiculous vanity projects like building the tallest skycraper in Liberty City. Since he apparently has the money to buy ''anything'', the only use he has for the player character is to steal "the things they ''won't'' sell him", like military hardware.
 
** ''The Ballad of Gay Tony'' introduces Yusuf Amir, who spends his money on [[Bling Bling Bang]], [[Hookers and Blow]], and ridiculous vanity projects like building the tallest skycraper in Liberty City. Since he apparently has the money to buy ''anything'', the only use he has for the player character is to steal "the things they ''won't'' sell him", like military hardware.
* [[EarthBound|Pokey and Alloucious]] Minch's offices in the Monotoli building are made entirely of gold.
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* [[Earthbound|Pokey and Alloucious]] Minch's offices in the Monotoli building are made entirely of gold.
  
 
== [[Web Comics]] ==
 
== [[Web Comics]] ==
* Both Ricci and his manager in ''[[Fite!]]'' sport solid gold jewelry once Ricci gets the belt.
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* Both Ricci and his manager in ''[[Fite]]'' sport solid gold jewelry once Ricci gets the belt.
 
* In [http://www.commedia2x00.wordpress.com Commedia 2X00], Mr. Pants' family has been earning royalties on their patent on pants for centuries. His sidekick/attendant is a solid gold robot named Goodz. Several early updates are spent in his treasure room, which includes things like a Polybius arcade machine, the Chaos Emeralds, and an electric guitar autographed by Mozart.
 
* In [http://www.commedia2x00.wordpress.com Commedia 2X00], Mr. Pants' family has been earning royalties on their patent on pants for centuries. His sidekick/attendant is a solid gold robot named Goodz. Several early updates are spent in his treasure room, which includes things like a Polybius arcade machine, the Chaos Emeralds, and an electric guitar autographed by Mozart.
  
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* An ''[[Alvin and The Chipmunks]]'' episode had Simon develop a device that could look into possible futures. One was where the chipmunks and chipettes were incredibly wealthy. They bought their kids guitars made of diamonds, with ruby picks, and there were apparently emerald strings.
 
* An ''[[Alvin and The Chipmunks]]'' episode had Simon develop a device that could look into possible futures. One was where the chipmunks and chipettes were incredibly wealthy. They bought their kids guitars made of diamonds, with ruby picks, and there were apparently emerald strings.
 
* Some of [[Goldie Gold and Action Jack|Goldie Gold's]] has a few of these that aren't even gadgets, like a diamond studded nail clipper.
 
* Some of [[Goldie Gold and Action Jack|Goldie Gold's]] has a few of these that aren't even gadgets, like a diamond studded nail clipper.
* Similarly, ''[[Richie Rich (comics)|Richie Rich]]'' ''lived'' this trope. Fuel for thought comes when you contrast his typical attire of a sweater with the letter R on it (or a black jacket and shorts when he was younger) to his hyper-luxurious lifestyle. It's almost as if he's Zen'd past needing to display personal bling. One ''[[Robot Chicken]]'' skit plays with this, and mixes Richie with a black rapper stereotype.
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* Similarly, ''[[Richie Rich]]'' ''lived'' this trope. Fuel for thought comes when you contrast his typical attire of a sweater with the letter R on it (or a black jacket and shorts when he was younger) to his hyper-luxurious lifestyle. It's almost as if he's Zen'd past needing to display personal bling. One ''[[Robot Chicken]]'' skit plays with this, and mixes Richie with a black rapper stereotype.
 
* In ''[[The Simpsons]]'':
 
* In ''[[The Simpsons]]'':
 
** Episode "Dog of Death" Homer imagines that if he won the lottery he would become the worlds largest man and be covered entirely in [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nGakoCpN7kI gold].
 
** Episode "Dog of Death" Homer imagines that if he won the lottery he would become the worlds largest man and be covered entirely in [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nGakoCpN7kI gold].
 
** The original creator of Itchy and Scratchy used the money from his settlement to buy a solid gold house.
 
** The original creator of Itchy and Scratchy used the money from his settlement to buy a solid gold house.
 
* In the ''[[Disney Ducks Comic Universe]]'', everything Scrooge McDuck owns is an example of this.
 
* In the ''[[Disney Ducks Comic Universe]]'', everything Scrooge McDuck owns is an example of this.
* A mother of another girl in ''[[Totally Spies!]]'' bought a clothing chain just to get the last of a pair of exclusive shoes.
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* A mother of another girl in ''[[Totally Spies]]'' bought a clothing chain just to get the last of a pair of exclusive shoes.
 
* In the ''[[Futurama]]'' movie Bender's Big Score, Earth is taken over by alien scammers who buy a fleet of solid gold, [[Gem-Encrusted]] [[Star Wars|death stars]] to defend it.
 
* In the ''[[Futurama]]'' movie Bender's Big Score, Earth is taken over by alien scammers who buy a fleet of solid gold, [[Gem-Encrusted]] [[Star Wars|death stars]] to defend it.
 
* When Peter Griffin of ''[[Family Guy]]'' got a 150,000 welfare check every week, the first thing he did was rent the Statue of David.
 
* When Peter Griffin of ''[[Family Guy]]'' got a 150,000 welfare check every week, the first thing he did was rent the Statue of David.
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