You mean like bringing home hookers, guns, or anything similar that might lead them to a fruitful career?
Defensive, much? Maybe something like tradeable sports cards, a lathe and furnace for smelting, screen printing tools, golf clubs? The list of cool stuff a kid could get geeked on is endless, but I enjoyed how you went straight to possibilities that carry to some serious negative connotations. For the record, I see nothing wrong with bringing a gun home if you show the children to respect it. I would encourage this practice, actually.
Somebody needs to do something about Samzenpus and the garbage he puts out.
Let's string him up!
I'll take a stab at the math.
Let's say that 20% of the shipping cost goes toward fuel and 70% goes to labor, the rest goes to paying off the ship, container rental, etc. Sounds reasonable.
Fixed that for you. Remember, using American longshoreman to unload.
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