The George Costanza School of Decision Making

In the Seinfeld episode, "Do the Opposite", George tells Jerry that every decision he's made in life has been wrong, and that his life is the exact opposite of what it should be.

Jerry tells George that if every instinct he's had is wrong, then the opposite must be right.

George then goes on to do the complete opposite of what he would normally do.

He orders the opposite of what he normally would for lunch, and introduces himself to a gorgeous woman (eating the same lunch) and says, "My name is George. I'm unemployed and I live with my parents."

She's impressed ad agrees to date him. On his date he does the opposite: He yells at noisy movie theater-goers, stops shaving, and declines to go up to her apartment.

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How An Indian Businessman Used a Banker’s Greed to “Stick It” to Wall Street (And How You Can Too)

An Indian man walked into a New York City bank and asks for the loan officer.

He tells the Loan Officer that he's going to India on business for 2 weeks and needs to borrow $5,000.

The Loan Officer tells him that the bank will need some form of security for the loan.

So the Indian man hands over the keys and the documents of a cherry red, new Ferrari convertible parked on the street in front of the bank.

The loan officer consults the president of the bank, produces all the required items and everything checks out OK.The loan officer agrees to accept the car as security for the loan.

The bank president and the Loan Officer had a good laugh at the Indian for using a $750,000 Ferrari as collateral and taking only $5,000 as a loan.

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