How to save a lobster in 1 Hour*

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Buying a lobster from a store and setting it free could do more harm than good. This is because you might increase demand to the extent that the supply goes up by more than 1, and it wastes your time.

Do buy a lobster & save itDon’t buy a lobster & not save it
1 Lobster saved1 Lobster not saved
∼1 Lobster captured due to increased demand∼1 Lobster not captured due to increased demand
Lobster store gets moneyLobster store doesn’t get money
You lose some time from your dayYou don’t lose some time from your day