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Our panelists predict what will become of the 7 billionth human.

PETER SAGAL, host: Now, panel, what will become of that seven billionth baby? Roxanne Roberts?

ROXANNE ROBERTS: Lucky seven billion will turn out to be a whiz at numbers, will balance the U.S. budget, save the Euro and finally determine if calories count if you eat standing up.

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SAGAL: Brian Babylon?

BRIAN BABYLON: By the time that that kid goes to college, tuition will be seven billion dollars.

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SAGAL: And Tom Bodett?

TOM BODETT: An unplanned teen pregnancy leads to the birth of the eight billionth child, then after twenty years and a happy marriage, she'll give birth to the ninth billionth child.

CARL KASELL, host: If the seven billionth baby does any of those things, panel, we'll ask you about it on WAIT WAIT...DON'T TELL ME!

SAGAL: Thank you, Carl Kasell. Thanks also to Roxanne Roberts, Brian Babylon and Tom Bodett. Thanks to Richard Miles, everyone at WFYI. Thanks to our fabulous crowd here at the Clews Memorial Hall in Indianapolis, capitol of the Indiana Empire. Thanks to all of you for listening. I'm Peter Sagal. We'll see you next week.

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