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Customer in spare time at lab:

Customer: “I am sorry to ask so many questions.”
Me: “That is literally why they pay me to be here.”

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Vegas Moment

Me: “I’d guess you have a Mancunian accent.”
British Stranger: “Bolton, but I’ll give it to you. Bonus for using ‘Mancunian’ correctly.”

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Vegas Day Four

Extremely long day. I was on the clock from 7:30 AM to 9:30 PM. My black dress socks looked slick – I realized my blisters were bleeding.

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Vegas Conversation

This is an actual conversation from my Vegas trip. I had met a guy playing Pai Gow poker and finally left after the dealer scolded me for playing my hand wrong. I played some roulette and talked to him on my way out. I was talking about my strategy for playing which is really a strategy for stopping. I’ll call him Stranger A. Sitting next to him is a dude I’ve never seen before, Stranger B.

Me: “I play a very boring roulette style. It’s less riverboat gambler and more insurance company actuary.”
Stranger A: “Thats funny.”
Stranger B: “Yes, actuaries!”
Me: “Are you an actuary?”
Stranger B: “I sure am. Look!” He turns to face me, and his shirt says in a fancy font “Actuary”.
Me: “Right on, actuary guy!” We high five.
Stranger A: “You two are stone cold nerds.”

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