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they get out of bed is worth the price paid according to their personal system of valuation. This is analogous to paying a fee to get out of bed. Sometimes the price may seem worth it to the person acting.

One of the children say - "You know you're going to get the spoon if you..."

And the other child says - "I know, but..."