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when they finished they insisted in being paid with legal tender. Fortunately...
 

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I had some Euros and US dollars in my wallet. Unfortunately...
 

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the cleaning crew refused the Euros saying they look like board-game money, and rejected the US dollars when they noticed that the stack of $100 bills you offered all had the same serial number. Fortunately...
 
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they agreed to take my fake gold Rolex watch as payment. Unfortunately...
 

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the diamond was cursed, and without it I was sure to have better luck. Unfortunately...
 

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I'd tried my luck in Los Vegas and lost most of my money. Fortunately...
 

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that last ten bucks was cab fare home. Fortunately
 

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I met a kindly person who offered me a ride home. Unfortunately ...
 
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He drove in the opposite direction, and when I mentioned it he kicked me out at the edge of a corn field. Fortunately,
 

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I was able to escape into corn field which, it turns out, was one of those corn mazes. Unfortunately...
 

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I spotted the exit to the maze and made a quick getaway. Unfortunately
 

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The relapsed serial killer (see above) was waiting there and shouted, "I got him, honey!" Fortunately....
 

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Someone left their Vespa running in front of a liquor store, so I hopped-on and drove off. Unfortunately...
 

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there was a gas station nearby. As I start toward it I noticed a $20 bill on the ground and picked it up. Unfortunately...
 

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It had Elon Musk's instead of Andrew Jackson's picture on it. Fortunately . . .
 

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The guy at the gas station was so zonked-out on weed that he didn't notice. Unfortunately...
 

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He also didn't notice that he was filling my tank from the Pepsi fountain. Fortunately....
 
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