"Could we up the dosage? I still have feelings."
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"Our maintenance crew is fixing a problem that should only take a few minutes but which will haunt you for the duration of the flight."
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"I don't think you're getting enough stress."
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"Why don't we make it simple this year, and just give everyone the finger?"
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The Return of Guarded Optimism
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"Your kids have left and gone on to lives of their own..." a dog yelps while his owner runs away.
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A sensitive, well-balanced thought attempts to enter the daydreaming room, but is rebuffed by emotionless thermal windows.
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A deadline comes to chew up a worker.
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"All work and no play makes you a valued employee."
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"Well, yes, it's a routine procedure - if you routinely have someone slice open your body with sharp instruments and then fiddle with your insides."
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"No, no, that's not a sin, either. My goodness, you must have worried yourself to death."
"You know, doctor, right now I'd really prefer if your sense of humor were a tad less self-deprecating."
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"I usually wake up screaming at six-thirty, and I'm in my office by nine."
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"You see, Thomas, there's a bully at Daddy's office."
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"Am I doing something wrong? You don't say 'Good dog' to me anymore."
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"You're why I have the moat, Mother."
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"I'm sorry, Wilson, but I liked you better before your therapy."
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"No, I don't need an alarm clock - anxiety is my alarm clock."
A giant ape struggles to climb twin towers.
"Where's the ball? Where's the ball?"
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"Well, for starters, Matt has been showing definite improvement in risk-taking."
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Which Cup? 'Me' or 'Real Me'?
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"If I knew what our 401k was doing maybe I could sleep."
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