Jason and Kim arrive at Jason's apartment Kim: No wonder your luck's been so bad recently. Jason: What are you talking about? Kim: Your apartment's feng shui is all messed up. Jason: You getting superstitious on me again? Kim: You have a beam right over your bed. Jason: So what? It keeps the ceiling from falling on me. Kim: It also cuts your energy in half while you sleep. You should put some fabric over it. Jason: Well, it would look prettier that way, I guess.
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