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"When he reached the end of the pier, the rhetoric turned nasty."
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Dave's diaper-changing incentive chart.
"All right! Have it your own way. It was a ball."
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"It reminds me of the very first ad that ever swayed me into buying something I didn't really want."
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"An enormous amount of advanced engineering has gone into our latest models. That's not to say, of course, that an enormous amount of advanced engineering hasn't always gone into all our models."
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'I've been able to change their answer from 'never' to 'when pigs fly'.'
Soft music, candlelight and cheese. Could be a trap.
"My technique for convincing mom of anything is based entirely on infomercials."
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Knowing that Roger loathed the new cat, Janelle tried to win him over by knitting him a pair of boxers made out of fur balls.
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'Wouldn't it be better for the world if I made people laugh instead of spending time in jail?'
'I'm here to persuade you to stop your pirating ways.'
'And here to tell us good times are here again, even though we're not so sure, is a spin doctor.'
'I'm glad you were able to persuade your husband to attend, Mrs. Lowe.'
Eat more pork.
Evolution of the political persuasion tool.
He says he wants to see you about a friendly takeover.