"If I don't think it's going to work, will it still work?"
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"Yeah, but good luck getting it peer-reviewed."
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"I prefer Meryl Streep not having fun."
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"Look on the dark side."
Greetings From Downer Beach.
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No Action Comics
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"Let's face it. The only play you've ever liked is 'Stop the World - I Want to Get Off.'"
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A man with a happy face balloon is about to have it popped by Death.
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"I take the fun out of everything. What do you do?"
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"I don't mean to dampen your enthusiasm, but your use of the phrase 'or die trying' is a tad unsettling."
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"Time heals all wounds. It also kills every living thing."
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"After all, what is 'yo'? Only 'oy' backward."
"I hate to be a downer, but statistically, people are more likely to die of heart failure than get hit by one of those things."
"You're in great shape. I hope you have enough retirement savings to last another 30 years."
"I feel sh***y . . . yeah that didn't help."
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"I suppose I could call my life coach... but he's always such a downer."
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"Looks like we've got a downer up here in human resources."