Figuring out the father of anna nicole smith's child was bad enough....

I thought the scene where the Waterhouse Family splits the inheritance was absolutely hilarious (Origin 620-633). The notion that the contentious process of equally dividing all of Randy's grandmother's possessions by reducing their worth to two relatively simple variables, monetary and sentimental value which then have to be crunched by a supercomputer. In spite of the supposed equality and objectivity, Rnady admits that "certainly there won't be a mathematically exact solution" (630). With everyone's fixation on getting what they want, it seems that they may as well have just fought it out and settled it the good old fashioned way!

Yeah, I know, this was a really hilarious scene. I especially liked the parts when the Shaftoe brothers lugged the stuff to their special (x,y)or (-x,-y) coordinates. I tried to picture this imaginary good/bad coordinate plane in my head and couldn't! This scene really reiterated for me the fact that Randy Waterhouse's family members were all "mathematicians, scientists, or ... engineers".