In and Out Box
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"Who's up for archery waivers?"
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"It's your grandparents, claiming their visitation rights."
"No, Thursday's out. How about never - is never good for you?"
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"All I'm saying is now is the time to develop the technology to deﬂect an asteroid."
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"I'm only going to the party because the suicide attempt failed."
"I'll check and see if he's available."
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"But I'm not here to talk about bowling."
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"Don't look. It's the people we steal Wi-Fi from."
"Oh, great, there are the Cardwells. Bet you they try to talk to us about their levitating cube."
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"Today is my wife's birthday, Miss Paulson. Let's have lunch."
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"Row faster, Manny- I just spotted my ex."
"It's been nice talking to you, but I should probably get back to staring blankly ahead."
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How to Avoid Spring Fever
"I hate calling her—she always picks up."
Intelligent beings from outer space.
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"Walking down here and asking if I can get you some more detergent from the store is just the beginning of my fence-mending agenda."
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"Has it occurred to you that you occasionally feign a lack of understanding?" "What the hell does that mean?"
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"What do you recommend for someone being tried in absentia?"
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"And what are you trying to put out of your mind these days?"
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"Oh, for God's sake, smell the poor thing."
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"A man can't fully enjoy golf until he has a family of his own to avoid."
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"Have I told you about the time I buried my head in the sand and struck oil?"
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"O.K., let's compromise: First we'll talk about baseball and then we'll talk about our relationship!"