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"I'm not going to lie. It took a large speaker's fee to get me to say your future is bright."
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"Don't get too attached, everything you cherish will disappear the moment you look away. Nothing you love is permanent."
"At this point, I'm just happy to still have a job."
"Hey, I know things look bleak now, but once we find a palm tree and grow beards we'll be making jokes in no time."
'Where Are They Now?'
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Lost and Found
"Then, after you have spent those 30 years working your heart out on the company's production line, you will be laid off because of a corporate merger, only to discover you have lost all your retirement benefits."
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From marriage, straight to the counselor.
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The dark side of the moon.
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Welcome to Mudville. There is no joy, but we've got a Starbucks.
"Nothing better than a cosy brazer on a grim, wintry wind-blasted mountain top guard post."
'Does he know something I don't?'
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'In my day, it weren't just cold - it were bleak an' all.'
"You'll probably quite enjoy your bleak old age..."
'Sorry, but sorting through garbage bins for food is pretty much what the future holds for you...'
'It's the way I see it.'
The human condition
'You can always recognise a true gardener - out there before the weather actually gets nice enough for venturing into the garden.'
'Future for our kids? What future? The farmer has bacon and eggs for breakfast...'
'One day son, all this will be Monsanto's'
'My career crumbled, my marriage foundered, everything looked bleak - then I met YOU...'
Paint the town bleak.
"My nephew is into futures trading."
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