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The Guy with the Fake Vomit

Last week, I was at an astronomy show with a friend. We stopped at a booth that did private exotic travel charters all over the world.A typical Mayan or Tahitian charter cost about $8,000 per person. Now, it’s safe to assume that $8,000 charters are not a mass market item, right? To my surprise, my friend walked up to the woman tending the booth and said: “Hey, you remember me? I’m the fellow on the Mayan adventure that took out the fake vomit and put it on our luggage pile so no one would pick it up by accident at the airport!” She immediately turned to her associate...

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