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CUSTOMER: Look, all I’m saying is that this makes absolutely no sense whatsoever.

ALEX: I’m sure I don’t know what you mean.

CUSTOMER: You obviously want people to buy the “Land of Milk and Honey” edition of Nifty Doorways 7 instead of the “Dust Bowl” edition, so you’ve made the “Dust Bowl” edition so restrictive that no one will want to use it.

ALEX: Well we do think the “Land of Milk and Honey” edition comes with value-added —

CUSTOMER: So why are you even bothering to sell the “Dust Bowl” edition at all? It’s almost as if you’re trying to create a version of the software intended to PREVENT people from buying it.


CUSTOMER: Wait… am I right? Are you creating a version of Nifty Doorways 7 specifically designed to keep people from buying it?

ALEX: Maybe.

CUSTOMER: Sometimes I think you guys get your ideas from scraps of paper pulled randomly out of a hat.

ALEX: We retired the hat years ago. It’s all driven by web mashups these days.

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