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  •  Down in the East Village.... (10+ / 0-)

    ....back in the early 1970s, my friend's mom was once visiting some friends. No one was at their apartment and as she turned to leave, she saw a gun pointed at her head. The mugger was very polite, though, even apologetic: "I'm sorry about this, but I'm a junkie and I need your money." So, she handed over the cash and he kept on being conversational and asked "So, where do you live?" "....uhhh Brooklyn." He then handed her back ten bucks and said, completely without irony: "I want you to take a cab back, the subway isn't safe this time of night."

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