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"I told you they were magic beans and not to eat them."
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"These are magic beans, my boy. Their value comes from growth and scale, not revenue."
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"We like you, Hatcher, and we like your work, but we've been offered magic beans."
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'My cow for your magic beans? It's a deal...subject to approval by our attorneys, of course.'
'Back in the day, you could leverage . . .'
Jack and the Beanstalk window cleaning.
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Fairytale procurement disasters
"I traded our milk cow for magic beans which I then traded for a yoga mat."
'Well, Jack, I think you were supposed to plant those beans, not eat them!'
'This is better than magic beans, Jack. It's stock in the company that makes the magic beans.'
'I don't know, Jack. This 'magic beans' startup sounds kind of risky.'
'Remember the Magic Bean Project that we shut down last week?'
'Mom, instead of getting food at the market, I traded the cow for these magic mushrooms!'
"Because he was the one who had to milk her. That's why Jack traded the cow for a handful of beans."
"I'm guessing this is bean related."
'Make it seven beans and you got yourself a deal.'
'Smart move Jack! Any suggestions on how we harvest the beans?'
The following morning Jack was still confused as to what the old man meant when he said the "magic beans" could take him to a higher place.
"All those in favor of trading a majority of voting stock for a handful of magic beans, say, 'aye'."
The following morning Jack pondered at what had become of his 'magic beans'. Maybe, this is what he needed to take him high above his simple, mundane surroundings.
'Of course they're magic beans - they were endorsed by a celebrity!'
'Typically, I don't accept magic beans for payment.'
'Bitcoins? Do you take me for a fool - I want magic beans.'
'I threw out two small thumb drives last night...and the beanstalk was there this morning.'
'We took a serious hit in commodities when Jack here decided to put our money into magic beans.'