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While traveling in Scotland, I saw this ad on a bus, and laughed my ass off for 10 minutes (I still have plenty of ass left. Don’t worry):

They seem to have a preference for one of the actors ...

They seem to have a preference for one of the actors ...

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Which, of course, prompted this exchange …

Me: It makes total sense that they’d glorify their own countrymen over American actors. I mean, it’s not like there’s a ton of Scottish stars who make it big in the U.S. There’s Sean Connery, and Pierce Brosnan and -

Rand: Pierce Brosnan’s Irish, not Scottish.

Me: What’s the difference again?

Rand: I’m not talking to you any more.

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So, since my husband’s not talking to me, I’ll ask you …

Part of me thinks this is a no-brainer, but nevertheless, let’s chat about it, shall we? Some friends gave us a Liberty Helicopter tour gift certificate as a wedding gift. We’re heading to New York in Early October, and I was thinking about using it, until I heard about last weekend’s horrific crash.

Notice the sightseeing tour ship in the background? Passing right by the boats hauling up wreckage? That's bad.

Notice the sightseeing tour ship in the background? Passing right buy the boat hauling up the wreckage? That's a new level of bad.

So now I’m not really sure what to do. Rand noted that it’s probably incredibly safe, statistically speaking, to go on a helicopter tour right now. Which is not exactly how I see it. What are your thoughts?


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Please keep in mind, your answers will in no way impact my decision.