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PostPosted: September 11, 2004 12:05 PM 

The Newman thread earlier made me think about all the stinkin' deals Kramer has ever accepted in a jiffy. I'll list some and you can add more:

-Gives away 49 b'day wishes just because Newman started the bidding so high, at 50( and is happy with the deal, to boot)
-Goes to Morty to ask for a higher cut from the Raincoat deal, but ends up negotiating for the exact same cut!(25%)
-Settles for $20 from the Bank for the non-Hello when the guarantee was for $100.
-Free coffee for the rest of his life when he could've gotten much more.
-Settles for 750 for his life stories after
asking for 1500.

In all these 'deals', he inevitably accepts the other party's first counter-offer! Sucker..

Bad Breaker Upper

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PostPosted: September 11, 2004 12:17 PM 

You got a greeting, it starts with an "H"...How does 20 bucks sound?
I'll take it.
Alright sir.

Assistant to the Traveling Secretary

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PostPosted: September 11, 2004 12:37 PM 

I remember another one now..he gave away his stereo to Lomez for a couple of steaks!

Tor Eckman

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PostPosted: September 11, 2004 12:44 PM 

What about the time he was suing the tobacco companies and settled for his picture on the billboard instead of money? That was a big mess-up... one of Jackie's many humiliations.

Other Walter

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PostPosted: September 11, 2004 7:29 PM 

Tried to trade an Anthony Quinn t-shirt for Jerry's van. That was a non-starter.

Bad Breaker Upper

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PostPosted: September 11, 2004 7:55 PM 

Rugged masculinity? The man's a goblin. By the time this case gets to trial, he'll be nothing more than a shrunken head.


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PostPosted: September 12, 2004 5:11 AM 

The perfume-negotiations with Calvin Klein.

lovin' every minute of it
Magnificent Bastard

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PostPosted: September 13, 2004 8:17 AM 

His deal with the coffee company Java World when he accepted all the café latte’s he could drink before they also included the “and $50,000”.

MR STAR: Gentleman come in. Now we don't want to take up much of your time. Let's
make this short and sweet. We're prepared to offer you all the free coffee you
want in any of our stores throughout North America and Europe, Plus..
KRAMER: (Interrupting) I'LL TAKE IT!!

lovin' every minute of it
Magnificent Bastard

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PostPosted: September 13, 2004 8:25 AM 

Just realized the coffee thing is in the very first post. Yeah, I'm an idiot. Embarassed

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