"I'm leaving early, before mission creep takes over."
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"Is that you, or am I experiencing Artificial Reality?"
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"Everybody's getting together after work to do some more work—you in?"
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"While we've got the chance, Dad, we'd like to thank you for these little glimpses of you we've had through the years!"
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"The fact is, I didn't do the homework assignment because you seem to be swamped with paperwork and I didn't want to add to your problems."
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"Has anyone mentioned that you're management now, …… You don't get overtime."
"You're on salary, Hargraves. You don't get anything extra when your imagination woks overtime."
"We sure appreciate your doing all you can to make the weather interesting, Herb!"
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