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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • Ask someone who did have the extra minute and the answer tended to be, "Not so bad".

    Does this study imply that if George W. Bush gets another term in office, I'll actually start to like him? What strange, fickle organisms we are.

    • Only if he doesn't do anything annoying, disturbing, or terrifying (other than being in office) during that term.
      • Only if he doesn't do anything annoying, disturbing, or terrifying (other than being in office) during that term.

        You mean aside from what he's already done?

        • Exactly: "those who had the extra minute (irrespective of how excruciating the earlier part of the operation had been) had a consistently more favourable reaction afterwards" (emphasis added).