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1 Ishmael: You Martians really take the cake.
2 Ishmael: You can't expect students to volunteer for your medical probing experiments for a small amount of money!
3 Ishmael: No self-respecting university student is going to fall for that!
4 Ishmael: You should offer beer.
4 Martian 3: Wait. Where's this cake?
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Mmm. Beer and cake.
Huh. Apparently the idiom "takes the cake" is used in two different ways. To describe something which is particularly bad or terrible (the way Ishmael is using it here, and the sense that I am familiar with), but also to describe something which is especially good or outstandingly excellent.
Well that really takes the cake.
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