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ALEX (Thinking): He’s gone. Finally. Now, if tradition proves reliable, I’ll be visited by one more… er… me.
ALEX (Thinking): Now that I know what to expect, hopefully I can let him do his thing, thank him politely, get a cup of coffee and go home for the day.
ALEX (Thinking): Or maybe I could just go insane.
PHIL: Er. Hi. I’m standing in for the Alex of Birthdays Yet to Come.