"So they hold this conference to figure out why we're becoming extinct, and guess what they have for dinner."
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"Nobody knows anything."
"Everybody gets a raise."
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"Effective immediately, I will be stepping down. Then back up. Then down."
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"'Meetingpalooza' sounded better in the brochure."
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"Yeah, but good luck getting it peer-reviewed."
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A man giving a speech at the "Umpteenth Annual Convention".
"This symposium has gotten completely out of hand!"
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"I can say with certainty that we can all look forward to a great summer season."
"I think I've got it-Mandela, the After-Shave."
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"Does everybody know everybody?"
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"That's the deal, pal-I've drawn my line in the sand."
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"This is highly confidential, so, yes, we built a little fort."
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"According to the most recent report, we have no recourse but to abandon ship."
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"You snored through the whole motivational seminar."
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"One reference to 'Spaceship Earth' and I'm out of here."
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"Well, hey, Robin - it sounds like we're about ready for your suits to come over here and talk to mine."
"I have grave doubts about the success of this conference."
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"Would you like to have a drink with me after the genocide panel?"
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"Son, I think it's about time we had the TED Talk."
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"We've been standing here talking about how to pitch to the batter for way too long, haven't we?"
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"Why, thank you, sir. And I'd like to add that I'm feeling particularly ﬂuffy today, too."
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