"The active ingredient is marketing."
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"So how's everything going?"
"What will it take to put one of you two into a brand-new Eterna-5000 today?"
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"Excuse me, sir—care to take a moment to check out my new clipboard? Ma'am? I just got a new clipboard. New clipboard, anyone? Anyone?"
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"All right, who'll start things off with a bid on this magnificent one-of-a-kind fifty-pound rock?"
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"They're willing to throw in their kidneys."
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"This brand has a clean balance sheet, a lively marketing plan with tasteful notes of originality, and a strong fiscal-year finish."
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"The figures for the last quarter are in. We made significant gains in the fifteen-to-twenty-six-year-old age group, but we lost our immortal souls."
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"Now this baby can hold up to five hundred magnets."
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Little Tiny Push-Carts
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"We like you, Hatcher, and we like your work, but we've been offered magic beans."
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Live goldfish for sale
"I think I can get you off with a lighter sentence, but it might screw up your movie deal."
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"Nowadays, Hal is ninety-nine per cent caffeine-free."
"And don't go auctioning off my stuff."
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Three street vendors sit side by side selling their art; two of the vendors are selling normal paintings while the third is a Neanderthal selling cave paintings.
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"I'll throw in a few extra pinstripes."
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"If he's so smart, why does he have to sell his sperm?"
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"The January issue comes out in October, the April issue comes out in January, the July issue comes out in April, and October issue comes out in July, but I don't have any of them."
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"We could easily sell this place—it shows nicely."
"This area has a long and rich history. First, the Indians lived here, then it was a plantation with slaves, then poor people lived here, and now it's a magnificent condo complex."
"No pressure, but I do have another couple who are very interested."
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"Sold, to the gentleman with the paddle."
"Our eggs are particularly awesome today."
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