- Plot or scheme
"I grow tired of your feeble machinations, Maurice."
"If you surrendered, my machinations would cease. It would seem to me that you are the source of your own irritation, James."
"While your mental ruminations and general disregard for logic are quite titillating, I do believe I have had enough."
"Lovely. So have I."
"Shall we, then?"
"Oh, after you. I insist."
"15 Victory Points? The game ends at 10."
"True. Perhaps next time, when you continue to be uncooperative with swapping your Bricks for Wheat, you will remember this painful loss."
"Next time, I will not lose."
"Unlikely, young Settler of Catan. Unlikely."