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'I don't know Joe, maybe we;re using the wrong kind of glass?'
'Faster than the average professional athlete goes bankrupt.'
"The bailout money, …. Cosgrove took it and bailed out."
'That's not an accident. I left out chapter 7 and 11 on purpose.'
"Well, I guess the bubble has burst over at Phillips Rodny Associates."
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"And we will absolutely start lending again as soon as we finish building our debtors' prison."
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Company Merges/Major Layoffs/We Go Belly Up. . .
'We were in the right place at the right time but, unfortunately, we were in the wrong time zone.'
'I never worry about money - I don't have any money to worry about.'
"I don't mind out of control spending as long as it's on stuff I like."
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"Still, I think we can all take some pride in being one of the signature bankruptcies of our time."
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"Oh, Honey - our first bankruptcy!"
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'Wasn't it about the time you came on board that I turned the company around?'
'So what you're saying is that we've been defunct and out of business for over two years and you've just been waiting for the right time to tell me?'
I wish they'd quit sending my financial statements."
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'Just exactly how bad is our cash flow problem?'
"What I'd like, basically, is a temporary line of credit just to tide me over the rest of my life."
"Can I dress business casual even though I lost our business?"
"Who wants to hear a funny story about the third quarter?"
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"Louie, you apply for a loan while Rocco heads in through this door and files for bankruptcy."
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'And then I said, 'So sue me!'...'
'What do you buy the man who has lost everything?'
Eventually they found someone to do the math, and because nothing added up, they went out of business.
When the going gets tough... Then and Now
'Hey, Naomi, remember last week when you said nothing short of a miracle could save MicroTechnoCom from bankruptcy?'