A man has been in hospital for 30 years when for no apparent reason, he suddenly wakes up from his coma.
After waking up, he gets assessed by a team of specialists, who agree that his medical condition is stable and he will be able to go home.
A few days later, the man receives a phone call from his bank.
He hears an automated voice telling him: “Dear Mr. Erickson, we are sorry to say that due to recent economic events, the total value of your investment portfolio is $950 billion”.
The man is absolutely thrilled to hear the news, he can’t believe that after 30 years in a coma he is worth that amount of money. It’s far more than even he could imagine.
He is so excited that he decides he needs a drink, so he makes his way to a local bar, where he orders a pint of beer.
The barman pours the man a pint, and the man asks him how much he owes.
“That will be $30 billion”, says the barman.
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