"Sometimes I think the collaborative process would work better without you."
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"Let's just stay in and contribute to the disappointing weekend box-office."
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"Before we begin, I'd like to thank Ogg for making this wonderful fire, which, up until now, I had not thought him capable of."
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"Why should I do anything for posterity? What has posterity ever done for me?"
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"Giving something back to the community is a fine idea. Just make sure you take a lot more out first."
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"They're changing the top-down distribution to a bottom-up exchange of half-baked ideas."
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"Just let me know if you want me to contribute to the relationship."
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"I don't know about you, but I'd be willing to pitch in for a new contact lens."
"I do my part."