"Remember, in this negotiation you're the 'Paula Abdul.'"
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"So make me an offer."
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"It's a fabulous deal. You'll make peanuts."
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"Butt out, Buster! Who the hell do you think you are-Jimmy Carter?"
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"Couldn't I do a couple of hundred hours of community service instead?"
The Art of the Deal by Uncle Sidney
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"You know what you're doing? Criminalizing policy differences."
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"Look, everyone here loves vanilla, right? So let's start there."
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"Tim, I'm having a problem with your marriage proposal."
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"Tell them how hard we've worked to protect their habitat."
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"828,000 square miles for $15 million -- as is?"
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"Then it's agreed. Watson, Smith, Teller, and Wilson go to Heaven; Jones, Paducci, and Horner go to Hell; and Fenton and Miller go to arbitration."
"I'm going to get you, Manhattan! I'm going to be one of the biggest things that ever hit this place! You just watch, Manhattan! You just watch!"
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"Agreed. We'll reduce our arsenal of insults, jibes and grievances by one-third but will be permitted to stockpile them for use should the need arise."
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"I'm sorry, Chad, … if it's a subpoena I don't think I can negotiate an appearance fee."
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"O.K., if you put it that way."
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"Your offer to compromise has been rejected and your dog has been cast out."
"You talkin' to me?"
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"I'm really excited about this opportunity, but I'm hoping there's room to negotiate the title? What about 'Rises-to-the-Occasions-Mary?', or 'Cool-Under-Pressure-Mary?'
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"Excuse me, sir. I am prepared to make you a rather attractive offer for your square."
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"Can you believe those guys? We tell them absolutely, positively no further negotiations, and they stop negotiating!"
"Aw Mark, I only called you a 'low-balling, two-faced, miserable loser' as a negotiation tactic."
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