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Sheldon tries to get $500 million funding for advancing his research on quantum decoherence but his authorities don't have that kind of money to give him, so he resorts to desperate measures such as attracting investors and selling his own beloved comic books.

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Sheldon tries to get $500 million in funding for advancing his research on quantum decoherence decoherence, but his authorities don't have that kind of money to give him, so he resorts to desperate measures such as attracting investors and selling his own beloved comic books.


* GoingColdTurkey: Sheldon complains the sandwich truck smells so good, but he's resisting the urge to buy and eat a sandwich from the truck since he knows it's salty and fattening.


* PopCulturalOsmosisFailure: Amy misquotes Spider-Man by "telling off" Sheldon that with minimal power comes minimal responsibility. Sheldon complains about her failure to accurately describe even the most basic facts about Spider-Man.


* PopCulturalOsmosisFailure: Amy misquotes Spider-Man by "telling off" Sheldon that with minimal power comes minimal responsibility. Sheldon complains she's

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* PopCulturalOsmosisFailure: Amy misquotes Spider-Man by "telling off" Sheldon that with minimal power comes minimal responsibility. Sheldon complains she'sabout her failure to accurately describe even the most basic facts about Spider-Man.

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* GoingColdTurkey: Sheldon complains the sandwich truck smells so good, but he's resisting the urge to buy and eat a sandwich from the truck since he knows it's salty and fattening.


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* PopCulturalOsmosisFailure: Amy misquotes Spider-Man by "telling off" Sheldon that with minimal power comes minimal responsibility. Sheldon complains she's

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* BigNo: When Sheldon is kicked out of the casino at the same time his predicted and expected slot on the roulette wheel was the correct one!


* WithFriendsLikeThese: Sheldon coldly suggests a proper solution for [=CalTech=] to raise enough money for his research is to lay off Leonard.

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* WithFriendsLikeThese: Sheldon coldly suggests a proper solution for [=CalTech=] to raise enough money for his research is to lay off downsize and fire Leonard.


* GeniusDitz: Sheldon deduced how the Las Vegas casino machines work (use probability mathematics to pick the most frequently recurring numbers a.k.a. modes in roulette), but he can't keep his mouth shut in front of security guards who don't want statistical experts taking home half to all the casino's loot and throwing them into bankruptcy.

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* GeniusDitz: Sheldon deduced how the Las Vegas casino machines work (use probability mathematics to pick the most frequently recurring numbers a.k.a. modes in roulette), but he can't keep his mouth shut in front of security guards who don't want statistical experts taking home half to all the casino's loot and throwing forcing them into bankruptcy.


* TheBadGuyWins: Sheldon gets thrown out of the casino after he told them how he's winning off their machines.



* GeniusDitz: Sheldon knows how the Las Vegas casino machines work (use probability mathematics to pick his numbers in roulette), but he can't keep his mouth shut in front of security guards who don't want statistical experts taking home half to all casino's loot and throwing them into bankruptcy.

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* GeniusDitz: Sheldon knows deduced how the Las Vegas casino machines work (use probability mathematics to pick his the most frequently recurring numbers a.k.a. modes in roulette), but he can't keep his mouth shut in front of security guards who don't want statistical experts taking home half to all the casino's loot and throwing them into bankruptcy.

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* {{Metaphorgotten}}: Raj when he tries to express his sentiment about the pie he just ate before this episode began. He said it was "bananas" (figuratively, as in superbly-tasting) but that it was a cherry pie.


* GeniusDitz: Sheldon knows how the Las Vegas casino machines work (just pick the numbers it is most likely to fall on), but he can't keep his mouth shut in front of security guards who don't want statistical experts taking home half to all casino's loot and throwing them into bankruptcy.
* HeKnowsTooMuch: Sheldon gets thrown out of the Las Vegas casino by a black security guard for not just figuring out how the machine works, but for also [[FacePalm deliberately explaining]] to the guard that the machine is fixed and follows a predictable algorithm.

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* GeniusDitz: Sheldon knows how the Las Vegas casino machines work (just (use probability mathematics to pick the his numbers it is most likely to fall on), in roulette), but he can't keep his mouth shut in front of security guards who don't want statistical experts taking home half to all casino's loot and throwing them into bankruptcy.
* HeKnowsTooMuch: Sheldon gets thrown out of the Las Vegas casino by a black security guard for not just figuring out how the machine works, but for also [[FacePalm [[WhatAnIdiot deliberately explaining]] to the guard that the machine is fixed and follows a predictable algorithm.


* PoliceCodeForEverything: The Las Vegas casino Sheldon participates at has security guards who communicate "Pelican" in case a winner knows how the machine works. This could be a reference to the pelican's large throat-pouch parallel to the large amount of Sheldon's winnings.

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* PoliceCodeForEverything: The Las Vegas casino Sheldon participates at has security guards who communicate "Pelican" in case a winner knows how the machine works. This could be a reference to the pelican's large throat-pouch used to capture prey parallel to the large amount of Sheldon's winnings.


* PoliceCodeForEverything: The Las Vegas casino Sheldon participates at has security guards who communicate "Pelican" in case a winner knows how the machine works.

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* PoliceCodeForEverything: The Las Vegas casino Sheldon participates at has security guards who communicate "Pelican" in case a winner knows how the machine works. This could be a reference to the pelican's large throat-pouch parallel to the large amount of Sheldon's winnings.


Sheldon tries to get $500 million funding for advancing his research on quantum decoherence but his authorities don't have that kind of money to give him, so he

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Sheldon tries to get $500 million funding for advancing his research on quantum decoherence but his authorities don't have that kind of money to give him, so he
he resorts to desperate measures such as attracting investors and selling his own beloved comic books.


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* PoliceCodeForEverything: The Las Vegas casino Sheldon participates at has security guards who communicate "Pelican" in case a winner knows how the machine works.

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'''The Monetary Insufficiency''' is an episode from Season 11 of ''Series/TheBigBangTheory''.

Sheldon tries to get $500 million funding for advancing his research on quantum decoherence but his authorities don't have that kind of money to give him, so he

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* DownerEnding: Sheldon ''did'' win some money from the Las Vegas casino, but he fails to win enough to secure funding for his black hole research because [[IdiotBall he told the security guards he knows how it works]]!
* GeniusDitz: Sheldon knows how the Las Vegas casino machines work (just pick the numbers it is most likely to fall on), but he can't keep his mouth shut in front of security guards who don't want statistical experts taking home half to all casino's loot and throwing them into bankruptcy.
* HeKnowsTooMuch: Sheldon gets thrown out of the Las Vegas casino by a black security guard for not just figuring out how the machine works, but for also [[FacePalm deliberately explaining]] to the guard that the machine is fixed and follows a predictable algorithm.
* IncrediblyLameFun: [[DumbBlonde Bernadette]] is amused at how finger sandwiches combined fit like a puzzle and even calls that interesting. This should be a no-brainer, finger sandwiches are usually cut into smaller pieces if they can fit like a puzzle.
* WithFriendsLikeThese: Sheldon coldly suggests a proper solution for [=CalTech=] to raise enough money for his research is to lay off Leonard.

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