One click, and the next thing I knew the door bell was ringing and a print out was delivered to my door. How handy is that???
Too bad the service only lasted for one day in April.
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...of Vast Air Passengers? You mean Americans?
Well played sir!
In the UK that equates to a 12 year old.
The minimum age for a Facebook account is 13. It's right there, in their terms and conditions.
Maybe the *kid* was failing. He could be 15 if he's been held back enough.
How many jets failed before the US military perfected the jet engine?
Okay, I'll bite - can you expand on this? A citation?
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I dislike that kind of thought experiment because it explicitly dissuades you from even trying to find a way to get both, or in general thinking critically..
The original way you phrased it, it is implicit that the people who are trying to interview you are going to be not only inflexible to absolutely inflexible. If the thirty seconds it would take you to apologize, scribble a telephone number, and run off, would completely ruin the interview, then the person on the other side is a completely OCD asshole. Alternately, if the woman was in such a position that you would never ever ever ever ever meet her again if you turned her down now, or if she could skin you alive if you came back after running off--even with a good excuse--then it probably wouldn't work, and if you could make it work, is it really worth it?
The "two doors" method is pretty much the same. Rarely does one actually find a situation where things really are that clear cut, and if you do, it's probably something you wouldn't want anyway; if someone "put the job of my dreams" and "put the woman of my dreams" behind doors, then I would know they were gaming me and I wouldn't trust either of their choices; I'd simply walk away. And again, as the GP said, if the "woman of my dreams" was someone I already knew but who was not going to accept that I needed a job, screw her. And if it's someone I didn't know, why should I trust someone who's trying to make me decide?
I'm not saying that things never turn out analogously in real life--they do. But if running into a situation like that causes your brain to shut down and makes you only see two mutually exclusive options, then you pretty much already lost.
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