"If only I'd thought to take my damn phone with me, I could be getting some work done."
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Man on a sinking ship blowing up an inflatable desert island.
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April 20: The weather continues sunny and warm.
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"We need some sort of useless leader."
First class only raft.
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"Really? That's the first time you've eaten somebody?"
"Are you familiar with the poetry of John Donne?"
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"By the way, if I don't make it I'd like a burial at sea."
"So we're agreed-whoever picks the short straw has to cold-call potential donors and try to raise enough money for some food."
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"Well now—isn't this in keeping with how the rest of our day is going."
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"Oooh—dollar in the swear-jar, captain!"
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"Look! Land! We're saved!"
"Gosh and I thought it was a barbershop"
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A businesswoman gives a presentation on a lifeboat
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"But the real treasure is spending time with friends."
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"Sorry, we already have a bass player."
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"It seemed important at the time."
And so died the last person to trust a seagull