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mainer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Oct-21-11 11:23 AM
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51. How does Stephen King's creativity rob a UPS driver?
I still don't get it. He's not picking anyone's pocket. He's not the UPS driver's boss. He's not the boss of the janitorial service that cleans the publishing house. He earns his money because people like his product, and spend money for it.
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