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#26776 Sneakeater

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Posted 05 September 2017 - 07:42 PM

I dunno.  If Wilf and Lex come in and see the pie sitting there, they might go apeshit if the bakery declines to sell it to them.


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Posted 05 September 2017 - 08:37 PM

Not just pies.    You often hear people going ballistic when told that the seemingly vacant tables are booked.    


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Posted 05 September 2017 - 09:18 PM

I dunno.  If Wilf and Lex come in and see the pie sitting there, they might go apeshit if the bakery declines to sell it to them.

 

Damn straight.


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Posted 05 September 2017 - 09:38 PM

Even though it was pre-ordered.  Nice.  Way to steal other people's food.


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Posted 05 September 2017 - 10:45 PM

He really wouldn't do it.   :ph43r:


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Posted 06 September 2017 - 12:06 AM

He really wouldn't do it.   :ph43r:

 

Voyager, I'm not sure you know that Sneak was obliquely referring to a legendary MFF event - SandwichGate.


"I don't understand what's wrong with thinking of correlation as a pricing convention the way one thinks of Black-Scholes vol. I mean, vol curves aren't "real" anyway, but nobody uses local vol models to price vanilla options." - Taion
 
"But this is blatant ultracrepidarianism on my part." - Taion

I have a dream of a multiplicity of pastramis.

"once the penis came out, there was discussions as to why we didn't order the testicles" - Daniel describing a meal in China

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Posted 06 September 2017 - 01:24 AM

I didn't even think it was that oblique.
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Posted 06 September 2017 - 01:32 AM

No, I was AWOL for a decade. Not that I'd have caught the ref had I been around. Not that swift.

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