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Interesting things said in my presence
other categories found with "money": sadness (13), food (9), SSSR (8), badness (8), bad-ideas (7)
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 added: 30 May 2006
 added: 12 February 2007
Girl at check-out: "You just want the bagel?"
Derek: "Yeah. But I want the stuff inside too. Is that okay?"
Girl at check-out: "Sure."
 added: 29 August 2007
me: "How can you recall food?"
my mother: "If you don't, it recalls itself."
 added: 23 July 2007
"Somehow I think the soda market is more fluid than the music industry."
 added: 13 July 2007
KJ: "Why can't my roommate see he's annoying me and just move out?"
Joyce: "Some people get satisfaction from annoying other people."
KJ: "Well, he's still paying rent."
Jonathan: "Some people pay to annoy other people."
KJ: "But he's poor."
Joyce: "Yeah, it's a luxury to be able to annoy other people."
 added: 1 September 2006
1c a song? That explains the pricing of Apple hardware---somewhere in their books, they're confusing dollars and cents!
 added: 13 June 2006
Jonathan: "Whoa, there's a Russian Passport Helpline! And it's a 1-800 number."
 added: 22 March 2006
01:02:01 [Tristan]: (it occurs to me i've probably spent more money on free software than many people have spent on pay-for software)
 added: 20 February 2006
20:58:04 [me]: *moves to Iceland*
20:58:15 [Tristan]: what, you can do that just by saying it over IM? :)
20:58:27 [me]: hey, it was a performative sentence :)
20:58:40 [Tristan]: iceland has the 7th highest GDP per capita, apparently
20:58:46 [Tristan]: performative?
20:58:52 [Tristan]: (is that a word?)
20:59:04 [me]: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Performative
20:59:08 [me]: wikipedia thinks so :)
21:00:20 [Tristan]: hm, interesting, so by saying "*moves to iceland*" it actually caused you to move to iceland? :)
21:01:15 [Tristan]: *moves to iceland*
21:01:20 [Tristan]: nah, didn't seem to work :(
21:01:29 [Tristan]: obviously not a perfomative in my dialect :)
 added: 8 August 2005
[02:50] Aaron B: well, by "famous" i mean "famous within the field"
[02:50] Aaron B: aka "my research funding hasn't been cut more than 70%"
 added: 30 July 2006
Shoshana: "What did he mean by ‘претензия’?"
Jonathan: "I don't really know."
Shoshana: "Maybe he meant ‘bribe.’"
 added: 1 December 2007
[a woman cuts ahead in line at store to get a dirty, brown, unappetising-looking root vegetable weighed]
guy at head of line to woman: "Это бесплатно, наверно."
 added: 26 October 2007
"You know what I don't understand about bribing people to buy things—why don't you just lower the prices to what it would've been...?"
 added: 6 September 2007
my father: "Wait, why's it that much cheaper?"
employee at undisclosed fast-foodery: "I gave you the senior discount. ...Not sayin' there're any seniors around here—I just hooked y'all up."
 added: 19 February 2007
"Let me tell you, Chuck-for-the-buck is the best."
 added: 19 February 2007
Anara: "There's naked girls in these music videos."
[everyone continues playing poker, but half watches for a while]
Jonathan W: "So she's not naked yet."
Anara: "It's Alsu."
Jonathan W: "Oh, she's Tatar. She'll never get naked."
Jonathan C: "That's my experience. Unless you start dropping the blue chips." [tosses in a blue chip, worth the highest value: 100]
 added: 22 November 2006
"Kids are freakin' expensive! ...Uh, not to buy, but to raise."
 added: 23 October 2006
"RMS: poor man's absolute value, rich man's decadent absolute value."
 added: 3 April 2006
03:58:07 [Tristan]: yeah, that's basically the way apple is.
03:58:31 [Tristan]: we PWN you, sort of thing.
 added: 27 August 2005
[03:53] Kesuari: yeah, the mac's probably got a command key that'll end the world and another that gives you a million dollars. you just need to find them.
 added: 11 March 2005
"Dem totns gelt. I'd like to get my hands on dem totns gelt, yo?"
 added: 2 March 2005
"Guys, I have a get rich slow scheme. Okay, owning a cellar is a lot cheaper than owning a vinyard..."
 added: 10 February 2005
"I have to file taxes in like 5 states."
 added: 25 January 2005
"Crack is rocks, cocaine is powder."
[Vickie pats Matt's head.]
"What?... One's for rich people and one's for poor people. I have to know which one to buy."
 added: 21 November 2004
"That's an expensive relationship. He could find a cheaper one. He just doesn't know how to manage his money."
 added: 5 June 2003
(17:12:07) [me]: I have a new haircut too, but it's pretty normal for me. just shorter than most people are used to
(17:13:40) [Sarah]: lol. the jonathan. i think we should market it that way
 added: 26 January 2008
(22:53:40) [me]: it's the cheapest wine I've seen
(22:53:59) [me]: it's cheaper than like soda
(22:54:02) [me]: and bottled water
(22:54:30) Rianna: I some how doubt Jesus has been active in their area :-p
 added: 27 February 2008
(18:28:09) Jóhann: I sent such a corny email "What will it cost if someone stole this book" :P haha
(18:28:15) Jóhann: yeah, who the fuck is going to steal a book haha
 added: 6 December 2004
Jonathan: "I mean, what sort of person founds an all girls school? I guess you have to be a rich guy with weird dreams."
 added: 26 March 2008
(23:13:38) Colum: that friend of mine kept saying that "they are trying. English isn't their first language!" But you don't try it on your merchandise!
 added: 19 May 2008
(19:13:18) kesuari: It is an integral part of France, and its currency is the Euro.
(19:13:34) kesuari: france did colonisation really weird
(19:13:46) kesuari: france does everything really weird
(19:13:50) kesuari: france is really weird
(19:13:51) kesuari: damn frogs
 added: 9 June 2008
(15:45:30) [me]: you make gourmet food from foodbank handouts?
(15:45:39) Aladnsane: This is the PNW.
(15:46:07) Aladnsane: Foodbank handouts are raw ingredients, some canned goods, bakery rosemary diamantes, fresh fruit and veg... *shrug*
(15:46:15) Aladnsane: If you know how to take your pick, yes, I do
(15:49:05) Aladnsane: Seriously though; the Food Bank here is amazing
(15:50:49) Aladnsane: I've gotten fresh bell peppers, fresh cilantro, there's ALWAYS good bread (largely because most people going there have families, so they need whitebread for the kids, because they don't seem to realize that kids are /trained/ to be picky, rather than being naturally picky - it's serving them 'kids food', that makes kids picky), I mean, there's always things that are hard to find,
(15:50:51) [me]: in Seattle, I can imagine
(15:51:06) Aladnsane: Bellingham
(15:51:13) Aladnsane: In Seattle, I could get all of that Dumpster Diving
 added: 8 June 2006
Jonathan: "Yeah, it's a couple people taking advantage of one group's suffering to take advantage of another group's generosity to take advantage of another group's money."
Rianna: "It's like one big orgy of screw-overage."
 added: 22 October 2008
(00:57:37) Hannah: i don't understand why people can't pay me to cook and listen to music.
 added: 19 March 2009
(03:00:00) Аймона: i was sort of writing this cover letter. i mean, why on earth you would need a cover letter for fin. aid from the person who comes from KG
(03:00:05) Аймона: KG speaks for itself
 added: 28 May 2009
(11:22:14) kesuari: i think it's more that people want to be rich
(11:22:19) kesuari: but not particularly jewish
 added: 20 July 2009
(00:49:38) kesuari: you have a really lax system
[Jonathan explains rules in more depth]
(00:54:44) kesuari: okay, now it seems more normal
(00:54:56) kesuari: complex rules & money = immigration law
 added: 5 November 2010
"That's why British people hate us:"
"‘None of your rich people are posh.’"
 added: 2 December 2010
"You know, I feel sorry for his parents. Can you imagine the amount of money and energy they've wasted on sending him here?"
 added: 24 April 2011
 added: 24 July 2011
(17:24:59) ragib: in fact, I'm bangladeshi
(17:26:53) zfe: are there still tigers there?
(17:34:52) ragib: yes, the royal bengal tiger :D
(17:37:25) zfe: cool
(17:42:24) zfe: can you privately own one
(17:42:28) zfe: in bangladesh?
(17:45:47) ragib: zfe, no i guess
(17:46:16) zfe: :(
(17:46:21) zfe: i wanted to be like scarface
(17:46:23) zfe: in bangladesh
(17:46:24) zfe: my villa
(17:46:27) zfe: my tiger
(17:46:27) ragib: oh
(17:46:29) zfe: my cocaine addict wife
(17:46:31) zfe: :(
(17:46:46) firespeaker: zfe: first you have to join the mafia though
(17:46:57) firespeaker: ... *be* the mafia
(17:46:59) ragib: hm
(17:47:18) zfe: "be" is more proper
(17:47:30) firespeaker: I suspect if you were that rich, you probably could own a tiger
(17:47:47) TinoDidriksen: Legally, only if you build a zoo.
(17:47:50) firespeaker: whatever laws exist could be avoided by payments to the right officials
(17:48:01) firespeaker: TinoDidriksen: I'm not talking legally
(17:48:08) firespeaker: TinoDidriksen: this is Bangladesh we're talking about
(17:48:19) TinoDidriksen: True true
(17:48:23) zfe: well, buying a zoo license
(17:48:30) zfe: is not that expensive probably
(17:48:41) firespeaker: zfe: but there would probably be restrictions associated with it
(17:48:46) firespeaker: like letting people in to see your tiger
(17:48:52) zfe: sure
(17:48:58) zfe: but who told you i will keep the tiger in a cage?
(17:49:14) zfe: food for tiger √
 added: 22 February 2012
"There's only three themes in Bluegrass anyway: death, bad love, and for some reason retail."
 added: 28 March 2012
me: "Yeah, Tolgonay, if I won the lottery and got poisoned, you'd be the first person they investigate."
Andy: "Or they'll just look at the mouldy bread on the table, and be like ‘oh, it was an accident.’"
 added: 10 May 2012
(21:01:22) [anon 1]: and [redacted] is still the biggest dick
(21:01:24) [anon 1]: I've ever worked with
(21:01:41) [anon 2]: I've worked with worse
(21:01:48) [anon 1]: yes
(21:01:56) [anon 1]: but have you worked with worse for essentially $5 an hour?
(21:02:08) [anon 2]: I've worked with worse for free :-P
(21:02:13) [anon 1]: good lawd.
(21:02:18) [anon 2]: plus, I live in America
(21:02:22) [anon 2]: where half the country is dicks
(21:02:23) [anon 1]: OH GOD
(21:02:24) [anon 1]: GOOD POINT
 added: 4 May 2013
Ed: "Man, I wish they put that stuff in ads now: ‘Look at how we built our product!’ Instead of—"
Damion: "‘Hey look at the pretty women!’"