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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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"If they don't like our proposal I'll show them the kittens. Everyone likes kittens."
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"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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'Obviously, for Ben's proposal to really take off, he'll need a longer runway than our little company can provide!'
'It is an interesting proposal. The upside is huge profits but the downside appears to be court ordered community service.'
"Since we can't seem to decide on Mr. Johnson's or Mr Anderson's proposal, we'll let Lady Luck give us the answer."
"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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'Looks good. Let me run it past the number-crunchers.'
"It's a tough call. We have enough people to vote on the proposal, but not enough to do the Wave."
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"Whoa! I've read some hare-brained, preposterous proposals in my day. . . so I guess one more won't hurt."
'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.'
'I'm here to ask you for funding for my further development.'
"Yes Sir, I'm still working on the 'ins and outs' of their proposal."
"Broccoli? Sometimes, Bill, I don't like what you bring to the table."