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Riddle: Five Men Like Pete

Pete is a worker on a large ship with hundreds of other men. He is constantly making mistakes, tying ropes the wrong way, steering the ship the wrong way, and making other blunders. One time he accidentally caused the ship to get stuck in a shallow shore, causing thousands of dollars in damage.

However, when Steve, the captain of the ship, is asked about Pete, Steve says "I wish we had five men like Pete on this ship."

Why would he say this?

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