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|Alex:||Hello Jay! How are you? Still looking for that one business idea to make you rich?|
|Jay:||Yea…you know me, I dig my heels in everything and explore all avenues.|
|Alex:||Ha, true! Have you found it?|
|Jay:||Well, for a while I invested in crypto-currencies. That gave everyone returns beyond their wildest dreams, but not so much these days.|
|Alex:||Oh, sorry to hear that! So what do you do these days?|
|Jay:||I am the superintendent for a big building downtown. I live on the premises, so at least I don’t pay rent.|
|Alex:||So you kill two birds with one stone…|
|Jay:||Something like that. Not making me rich for now but…|
|Alex:||Come on! You’re doing great! I know one day you will find that idea. And when you do, you will raise to the occasion!|
|Jay:||Thanks for the trust!|
|Alex:||Always! Nice seeing you!|
|Jay:||You too! Good bye now!|
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