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The Russians used a pencil
When NASA first started sending up astronauts, they quickly discovered that ballpoint pens would not work in zero gravity. To combat the problem, NASA scientists spent a decade and $12 billion to develop a pen that writes in zero gravity, upside down, underwater, on almost any surface including glass and at temperatures ranging from below freezing to 300 degrees Celsius. The Russians used a pencil.

Him: I can't help it if I keep hitting my head on the door frame.
Me: Yes, you can.
Him: What am I supposed to do? Get shorter?
Me: No, DUCK.

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