"What do you think you're doing?"
"Well, I was looking at
the map there. Specifically Oceania, and wondering how
people managed to colonize it by sitting in little canoes and
hoping they hit land. And of course, listening to
Blumchen. While she is singing in German as you can
hear, I am told by a German that she is in actually from
England. That's just crazy enough to work if it's true."
"I meant this note from your collection company."
"Next time, say what you mean. I answered the
question you asked."
"You sent me to collections of a game I didn't return."
"You can't do that!"
"I would raise the obvious point that I have already
done that, and in fact you are holding the evidence to support
"You see I filed for bankruptcy four years ago, so none of
this applies. Take it back."
"Four years ago?"
"And the game was rented when?"
"Filing for a court protected bankruptcy shields you
from existing creditors and strikes your debts in exchange for
a liquidation of most of your assets. It allows you to
recover from a negative net worth and affords you the ability
to try and rebuild you life. It is not a licence to
steal games, nor is it forward acting towards new debts."
"I can't have this on my credit! I'm trying to
rebuild my credit."
"Not to be an ass, but I would like to point out you are
in fact a poor credit risk. While my example is limited
to one variable, that being of you stealing a game from me, I
do believe it is valid in characterizing your value as a
"You'll have to sue! And the courts will rule in
favour of me."
"As the person here with the greatest experience in
suing people, I would say you are existing in a state of
"If you sue, it'll cost you more than what you'll get from
"No, I'll get all court costs added to the award.
It all comes from your pocket."
"I'm never coming back!"
"Doors to your left."