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"I made a straightforward proposal, Moira, and all I ask is a linear response."
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'The plan is to market our original product as a new product...'
"If I seem excited, Mr. Bolling, it's only because I know that I can make you a very rich man."
'Granted, the Board of Directors didn't think much of your proposal, but I think they'll be impressed by your resilience!'
"Hey, do any of you guys want to start a gang?"
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'Obviously, for Ben's proposal to really take off, he'll need a longer runway than our little company can provide!'
"And, yet another plus, it will block out the sun's harmful ultraviolet rays from a considerable portion of the city."
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"Interesting business proposal. We'll have to run it by illegal."
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'Before sending these ideas I have to the boss, run them past legal, my Ouija board and my magic 8 ball.'
'It is an interesting proposal. The upside is huge profits but the downside appears to be court ordered community service.'
"You're a genius, Shaw. This is an idea whose copyright has expired."
"Can any of you draw? I'm thinking we should move into children's books."
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"Try again, boys. This has visibility and credibility, but it still lacks deniability."
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"Am I to understand that my proposal is greeted with some skepticism?"
"The proposal sounds good. Of course, I still have to run it by my people over at the Psychic Friends Network."
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"Mr. Tilson will suffer you gladly now."
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'Your proposal is innovative, Unfortunately we won't be able to use it because we've never tried something like this before,'
'I'll show you mine, if you show me yours.'
'Looks good. Let me run it past the number-crunchers.'
'The vote to enact Mr. Crenshaw's proposal was passed 'one to six' with Mr. Crenshaw casting the deciding vote.'
'...As you can see, our proposal is also fully buzzword-compliant.'
"Outrageous. Who put you up to this?"
"Liked your proposal, but like everything, it's on the back burner."
'I'm here to ask you for funding for my further development.'