A man sits down on a bar stool and tells the bartender,


“Pour me a drink before the trouble starts.”


The bartender looks puzzled, but pours him a drink.


The man chugs it and says,


“Pour me another drink before the trouble starts.”


The bartender does and the man downs it as quickly as the first.


After a few more rounds, the bartender says,


“Look, pal: you’ve had five drinks and all you talk about is ‘some trouble starting.’


Just when is this trouble supposed to start?”


The man replies, “Just as soon as you discover I don’t have the money to pay you for these drinks