In and Out Box
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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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"Have you consider the possibility that I don't want the paper?"
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"There needs to be room in the relationship for me to say I'm divorcing you."
"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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"These new regulations will fundamentally change the way we get around them."
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"Row faster, Manny- I just spotted my ex."
"Helen, is it possible that we are using our child as an intimacy barrier?"
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"I hate calling her—she always picks up."
"Uh...no, thank you. I'll just stay another four years."
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Tags:mental state, mental states, mental illness, mental illnesses, problem, problems, depression, depressed, thought process, thought processes, avoidance, avoidance tactic, avoidance tactics, anxiety, anxiety disorder, anxiety disorders, gad, general anxiety disorder, worrier, worriers, psychoanalysis, psychoanalyst, psychoanalysts, psychoanalyses, avoidance technique, avoidance techniques
"I see a couple of chairs over there by the naked guy working on his laptop."
"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?"
"And now, if you don't want to know today's Dow Jones closing, look away from your set until the music stops."
"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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"My wife is about to have a baby, so I was wondering if you could make me work late for the next eighteen years or so."
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"Sorry I took so long. I went to the bathroom, tried climbing out the window, and got stuck."
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Whatís that, boy? Youíre too tired for a walk and you just want to watch TV?
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"Mary Boone was not avoiding me. I was avoiding her."
A criminal dances for a police officer in an attempt to delay being put into jail.
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