Me: Okay, the balloons are in my closet. Now, there are 50 pink and 50 silver but only 25 of the black. Remember that when you are planning out your rows.
. . . later . . .
Decorating girl: We decided to put the rest of the balloons on the floor.
Me: Oh, I thought you were going to do three rows on the ceiling.
Decorating girl: Yeah, but there weren't enough black balloons to continue our pattern.
. . . sigh . . .