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What is your obsession with this money? My father died when I was 13 and I inherited this money.

#qt0408068-a / read by Narmadha-83

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You don't think that every day I wake up and wish I could give it back?

#qt0408068-b / read by Teja-84

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That I would give it back in a second if I could have one more day with him?

#qt0408068-c / read by Teja-84

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But I can't, and that's my life and I deal with it.

#qt0408068-d / read by Teja-84

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So don't put your shit on me when you're the one that's afraid.

#qt0408068-e / read by Shuja-34

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You're afraid of me! You're afraid that I won't love you back!

#qt0408068-f / read by Shuja-34

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We'll be talking about Freud and why he did enough cocaine to kill a small horse.

#qt0408082 / read by Shuja-34

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So this is a Harvard bar, huh? I thought there'd be equations and shit on the wall.

#qt0408084 / read by Shuja-34

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I teach this shit, I didn't say I know how to do it.

#qt0408087 / read by Shuja-34

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Does this violate the doctor-patient relationship?

#qt0408097 / read by Shriram-60

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Why shouldn't I work for the N.S.A.? That's a tough one, but I'll take a shot.

#qt0408102-a / read by Shuja-34

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Say I'm working at N.S.A. Somebody puts a code on my desk, something nobody else can break.

#qt0408102-b / read by Shuja-34

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Maybe I take a shot at it and maybe I break it. And I'm real happy with myself, 'cause I did my job well.

#qt0408102-c / read by Shuja-34

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But maybe that code was the location of some rebel army in North Africa or the Middle East.

#qt0408102-d / read by Shuja-34

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Once they have that location, they bomb the village where the rebels were hiding and fifteen hundred people I never met, never had no problem with, get killed.

#qt0408102-e / read by Shuja-34

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Now the politicians are sayin', 'Oh, send in the Marines to secure the area' 'cause they don't give a shit.

#qt0408102-f / read by Shuja-34

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It won't be their kid over there, gettin' shot. Just like it wasn't them when their number got called, 'cause they were pullin' a tour in the National Guard.

#qt0408102-g / read by Shriram-60

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It'll be some kid from Southie takin' shrapnel in the ass. And he comes back to find that the plant he used to work at got exported to the country he just got back from.

#qt0408102-h / read by Shuja-34

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And the guy who put the shrapnel in his ass got his old job, 'cause he'll work for fifteen cents a day and no bathroom breaks.

#qt0408102-i / read by Shriram-60

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Meanwhile, he realizes the only reason he was over there in the first place was so we could install a government that would sell us oil at a good price.

#qt0408102-j / read by Shriram-60

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And, of course, the oil companies used the skirmish over there to scare up domestic oil prices.

#qt0408102-k / read by Shriram-60

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A cute little ancillary benefit for them, but it ain't helping my buddy at two-fifty a gallon.

#qt0408102-l / read by Shriram-60

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And they're takin' their sweet time bringin' the oil back, of course, and maybe even took the liberty of hiring an alcoholic skipper who likes to drink martinis ..

#qt0408102-m / read by Shriram-60

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So now my buddy's out of work and he can't afford to drive, so he's got to walk to the fuckin' job interviews, which sucks 'cause the shrapnel in his ass is givin' him chronic hemorrhoids.

#qt0408102-n / NSFW / read by Shriram-60

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And meanwhile he's starvin', 'cause every time he tries to get a bite to eat, the only blue plate special they're servin' is North Atlantic scrod with Quaker State.

#qt0408102-o / read by Shriram-60

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So what did I think? I'm holdin' out for somethin' better.

#qt0408102-p / read by Shriram-60

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I figure fuck it, while I'm at it why not just shoot my buddy, take his job, give it to his sworn enemy, hike up gas prices, bomb a village, club a baby seal, hit the hash pipe and join the National Guard?

#qt0408102-q / NSFW / read by Shriram-60

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You're not perfect, sport, and let me save you the suspense: this girl you've met, she's not perfect either.

#qt0408103-a / read by Shriram-60

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But the question is whether or not you're perfect for each other.

#qt0408103-b / read by Shriram-60

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Thought about what you said to me the other day, about my painting. Stayed up half the night thinking about it.

#qt0408105-a / read by Narmadha-83

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Something occurred to me... fell into a deep peaceful sleep, and haven't thought about you since. Do you know what occurred to me?

#qt0408105-b / read by Shriram-60

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You're just a kid, you don't have the faintest idea what you're talkin' about.

#qt0408105-c / read by Shriram-60

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So if I asked you about art, you'd probably give me the skinny on every art book ever written.

#qt0408105-d / read by Shriram-60

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Michelangelo, you know a lot about him. Life's work, political aspirations, him and the pope, sexual orientations, the whole works, right?

#qt0408105-e / read by Shriram-60

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But I'll bet you can't tell me what it smells like in the Sistine Chapel. You've never actually stood there and looked up at that beautiful ceiling; seen that.

#qt0408105-f / read by Shriram-60

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If I ask you about women, you'd probably give me a syllabus about your personal favorites. You may have even been laid a few times.

#qt0408105-g / read by Acharya-92

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But you can't tell me what it feels like to wake up next to a woman and feel truly happy.

#qt0408105-h / read by Narmadha-83

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You're a tough kid. And I'd ask you about war, you'd probably throw Shakespeare at me, right, 'once more unto the breach dear friends.'

#qt0408105-i / read by Narmadha-83

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You're a tough kid. And I'd ask you about war, you'd probably throw Shakespeare at me, right, 'once more unto the breach dear friends.'

#qt0408105-i / read by Acharya-92

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But you've never been near one. You've never held your best friend's head in your lap, watch him gasp his last breath looking to you for help.

#qt0408105-j / read by Acharya-92

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I'd ask you about love, you'd probably quote me a sonnet. But you've never looked at a woman and been totally vulnerable.

#qt0408105-k / read by Narmadha-83

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Known someone that could level you with her eyes, feeling like God put an angel on earth just for you. Who could rescue you from the depths of hell.

#qt0408105-l / read by Akshay-67

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And you wouldn't know what it's like to be her angel, to have that love for her, be there forever, through anything, through cancer.

#qt0408105-m / read by Acharya-92

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And you wouldn't know about sleeping sitting up in the hospital room for two months, because the doctors could see in your eyes, that the terms 'visiting hours' don't apply to you.

#qt0408105-n / read by Acharya-92

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You don't know about real loss, 'cause it only occurs when you've loved something more than you love yourself.

#qt0408105-o / read by Narmadha-83

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And I doubt you've ever dared to love anybody that much.

#qt0408105-p / read by Shriram-60

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And look at you... I don't see an intelligent, confident man... I see a cocky, scared shitless kid.

#qt0408105-q / read by Acharya-92

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But you're a genius Will. No one denies that. No one could possibly understand the depths of you.

#qt0408105-r / read by Acharya-92

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But you presume to know everything about me because you saw a painting of mine, and you ripped my fucking life apart.

#qt0408105-s / NSFW / read by Narmadha-83

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You think I know the first thing about how hard your life has been, how you feel, who you are, because I read Oliver Twist?

#qt0408105-t / read by Shriram-60

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Personally... I don't give a shit about all that, because you know what, I can't learn anything from you, I can't read in some fuckin' book.

#qt0408105-u / NSFW / read by Narmadha-83

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Unless you want to talk about you, who you are. Then I'm fascinated. I'm in.

#qt0408105-v / read by Narmadha-83

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But you don't want to do that do you sport? You're terrified of what you might say. Your move, chief.

#qt0408105-w / read by Narmadha-83

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My wife used to fart in her sleep.

#qt0408110 / read by VIVEK-96

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Son of a bitch... He stole my line.

#qt0408118 / read by Shriram-60

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I just have a little question here. You could be a janitor anywhere.

#qt0408120-a / read by Narmadha-83

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Why did work at the most prestigious technical college in the whole fuckin' world?

#qt0408120-b / NSFW / read by Narmadha-83

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And why did you sneak around at night and finish other people's formulas that only one or two people in the world could do and then lie about it?

#qt0408120-c / read by Narmadha-83

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And why did you sneak around at night and finish other people's formulas that only one or two people in the world could do and then lie about it?

#qt0408120-c / read by Acharya-92

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'Cause I don't see a lot of honor in that, Will.

#qt0408120-d / read by Narmadha-83

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I have 12 big brothers. Marky, Ricky, Danny, Terry, Mikey, Davey, Timmy, Tommy, Joey, Robby, Johnny, and Brian.

#qt0408128 / read by Narmadha-83

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You'll never have that kind of relationship in a world where you're afraid to take the first step because all you see is every negative thing 10 miles down the road.

#qt1426087 / read by Subhajit-81

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You'll have bad times, but it'll always wake you up to the good stuff you weren't paying attention to.

#qt1477252 / read by Subhajit-81

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No, no, no, no! There's no problem here. I was just hoping you might give me some insight into the evolution of the market economy in the southern colonies.

#qt1543050-a / read by Subhajit-81

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My contention is that prior to the Revolutionary War, the economic modalities, especially in the southern colonies, could be most aptly described as agrarian pre-capitalist.

#qt1543050-b / read by Teja-84

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Of course that's your contention. You're a first-year grad student; you just got finished reading some Marxian historian, Pete Garrison probably.

#qt1543050-c / read by Narmadha-83

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You're gonna be convinced of that 'till next month when you get to James Lemon.

#qt1543050-d / read by Narmadha-83

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Then you're going to be talking about how the economies of Virginia and Pennsylvania were entrepreneurial and capitalist way back in 1740.

#qt1543050-e / read by Subhajit-81

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That's gonna last until next year; you're gonna be in here regurgitating Gordon Wood, talkin' about the pre-revolutionary utopia and the capital-forming effects of military mobilization.

#qt1543050-f / read by Acharya-92

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That's gonna last until next year; you're gonna be in here regurgitating Gordon Wood, talkin' about the pre-revolutionary utopia and the capital-forming effects of military mobilization.

#qt1543050-f / read by Akshay-67

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Wood drastically underestimates the impact of social distinctions predicated upon wealth, especially inherited wealth?

#qt1543050-g / read by Subhajit-81

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You got that from Vickers' 'Work in Essex County,' page 98, right? Yeah, I read that too.

#qt1543050-h / read by Subhajit-81

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Were you gonna plagiarize the whole thing for us? Do you have any thoughts of your own on this matter?

#qt1543050-i / read by Subhajit-81

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Or do you come into a bar, read some obscure passage and then pretend - you pawn it off as your own idea just to impress some girls, embarrass my friend?

#qt1543050-j / read by Subhajit-81

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See, the sad thing about a guy like you is, in 50 years you're gonna start doin' some thinkin' on your own ..

#qt1543050-k / read by Teja-84

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And you're going to come up with the fact that there are two certainties in life

#qt1543050-l / read by Teja-84

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.. you dropped 150 grand on a fuckin' education you could have got for a dollar fifty in late charges at the public library!

#qt1543050-m / NSFW / read by Subhajit-81

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Yeah, but I will have a degree. And you'll be servin' my kids fries at a drive-thru on our way to a skiing trip.

#qt1543050-n / read by Subhajit-81

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Yeah, maybe. But at least I won't be unoriginal.

#qt1543050-o / read by Subhajit-81

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He pushes people away before they get a chance to leave him. It's a defense mechanism. And for 20 years he's been alone because of that.

#qt2061183-a / read by Subhajit-81

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And if you push him right now, it's gonna be the same thing all over again and I'm not gonna let that happen to him.

#qt2061183-b / read by VIVEK-96

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My father was an alcoholic. Mean fuckin' drunk. He'd come home hammered, looking to whale on somebody.

#qt2222911-a / NSFW / read by Subhajit-81

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So I'd provoke him, so he wouldn't go after my mother and little brother. Interesting nights were when he wore his rings.

#qt2222911-b / read by Subhajit-81

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He used to just put a belt, a stick, and a wrench on the table. Just say, 'Choose.'

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So, uh, what is it, like, Will has an attachment disorder? Is it all that stuff?

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It's not your fault. It's not your fault.

#qt2222911-e / read by Subhajit-81

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