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"Well, hey, Robin - it sounds like we're about ready for your suits to come over here and talk to mine."
"O.K., Jimbo, let's dance with wolves."
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'Major breakthrough! We've all agreed on Pizza for lunch.'
"You win - I'll take the buyout."
"I'll have my people strong-arm your people."
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"Better yet, why don't I have my people kick your lying butt?"
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"If you are amenable to that offer, I am prepared to respond with this facial expression."
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"Pistachio almond—that's the buyout."
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"Page two, paragraph six: The moral high ground-we're prepared to yield totally on that point."
"Stephanie, trash the amended proposal and fax our original offer back to Heapstead."
'I'd like you to hammer out a win-win agreement in which they lose.'
"We-your agents, successors, licensees, and assigns--would like to share a few thoughts with you."
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"I do have a fallback position, but it involves firearms."
When mediation failed, they tried meditation.
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'The negotiations were really tough this year...but the good news is that we managed to hang on to ALL the extra work!'
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"Everything seems to be in order. Why don't I draw up paperwork and have my pests call your pests."
"Wait -- I have an app that creates a napkin to write the contract terms on."
'Ready for your first lesson in negotiations?'
'Sometimes it's good to see the big picture.'
'So (Hic) what about another squillion IF I close the deal in three months?'
'Things were simpler in the old days...if a partner threatened to walk, then I ruddy well did something about it...I made him an offer he couldn't refuse!'
'I've always thought it was about time that lawyers replace bankers at the top table where big M&A deals were being done.'
"There's no reason to belabor the point, but don't think that's gonna stop me."
It's a deal. You give me five analysts, three pundits, seven technicians and a soothsayer. I give you six experts, five professors, four consultants and a prognosticator.
"Surprising how quickly we wrapped up negotiations after I ate that liverwurst and onion sandwich for lunch."