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In just a minute, we're going to ask our panelists what to do with all that meat we can't be anymore. But first, let me tell you that support for NPR comes from NPR stations and TIAA-CREF, a global financial company dedicated to delivering financial outcomes that matter. TIAA-CREF, created to serve, built to perform. Learn more at

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WAIT WAIT ...DON'T TELL ME is a production of NPR and WBEZ Chicago in association with Urgent Haircut Productions Doug Berman, benevolent overlord. Philipp Goedecke writes our limericks. Our intern is Candace I Would Have Gotten Away With It If Not For You Mitteling Kids. Our web guru is Beth Novey. BJ Leiderman composed our theme. Our program is produced by Miles Doornbos. Technical direction's from Lorna White. Here comes the bride, and by that, we mean our CFO Ann Nguyen. Congratulations to her and her lucky husband, Brandon Steadman (ph). Our production coordinator is Robert Neuhaus. A big thanks to the staff and crew at the Des Moines Civic Center. Our senior producer is Ian Chillag. The executive producer of WAIT WAIT ...DON'T TELL ME is Michael Danforth. Hang on, guys, we got to find this out. What are we going to do with the meat that we can't eat anymore? Tom Bodett.

TOM BODETT: After careful consideration and consulting with medical professionals, we'll say the hell with it and eat it anyway.

SAGAL: There you go. Roxanne Roberts.

ROXANNE ROBERTS: Lady Gaga will launch a meat handbag and luggage collection but only one carry-on per person.

SAGAL: And Luke Burbank.

LUKE BURBANK: What was thought to be just figurative will finally become literal. The U.S. borders will be beefed up with giant piles of actual beef.


BILL KURTIS, BYLINE: And if any of that happens, panel, we'll ask you about it on WAIT WAIT ...DON'T TELL ME.

SAGAL: Thank you, Bill Kurtis. Thanks to Andrew Arganbright and everyone at Iowa Public Radio. Thanks also to Luke Burbank, Roxanne Roberts, Tom Bodett, our fabulous audience here in Des Moines - you are the best.


SAGAL: Thanks to all of you for listening. I am Peter Sagal. We will see you next week.


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