A skit about two stock brokers and hotel chains of the world
Pro broker to a newbie broker: Check this out <flashes pill bottle>! With babies like these you're gonna be able to sell thousands of stocks per day with no sleep!
Newbie broker: You do realize if a cop sees you, you're going to get a booking in the worst hotel of the world's worst hotel chain.
Pro broker: What, like a Hilton Resort?
Newbie: Hilt- no, much worse!
Pro: Hmm, Fairmont?
Newbie: No, no, don't you get it?
Pro: Viceroy! Has to be a Viceroy!
Newbie: No, a place you might get beaten!
Pro: A Ritz? I got beaten at a Ritz once! Lost 50 million betting on red!
Newbie: Beaten by the guards! And other tenants!
Pro: The Bellagio? I got so drunk there once, I punched a guard, but then paid him and he thanked me!
Newbie: No, a place you might get KILLED at!
Pro: Right, I took some pills once and played laser tag with airsofts at a Four Seasons. Got told to stop with a gun to my face. Still, a Four Seasons ain't so bad.
Newbie: You will lose all of your money there!
Pro: I already lost everything at the Hôtel de Paris Monte-Carlo! I made it all back a day later on poker!
Newbie: ...just don't show these to anyone, k?
Later, pro's driving a BWM with the roof off, gets stopped by a cop:
Cop: Sir, know how fast you were going.
Pro: This car has an electronic limiter, so probably around 180-ish?
Cop: You look like one of them stockbrokers...
Pro: Yeah <subconsciously wipes suspicious white powder off of nose>.
Cop: Ok, fine, you can go, here's my daughter's phone number too.
Pro: You're alright officer <takes a swig from vodka bottle and speeds off into the distance>.
Pro: OH, WORLD'S WORST HOTEL CHAIN, NOW I GET IT, IT'S AN OLD FOLK'S HOME. Better finish this here bottle quick...
Garlic update. There seems to be some weeds sprouting from this pot now too.
The garlic has grown a bit.
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I tried writing down part of Fearofdark's Drowning in Sleep, now I really want to play it. :-P
I've packaged a lot of audio plugins on my Gentoo overlay if anyone's interested. There's no testing or QA, but I'll fix anything that's broken.
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