June 16, 2015 3:52 PM EDT

When business mogul Donald Trump announced Tuesday that he’s running for President, he did it in the marble atrium of the Trump Tower, flanked by Trump shops selling Trump chocolates, Trump banana splits and Trump cologne named “Success.”

But that’s just the beginning. Here are the nine weirdest things that happened at the Trump announcement.

1) When he gave the crowd a thumbs up and then rode the escalator down to the podium like a chocolate on an assembly line.

2) When he said there were “thousands” of people crammed into Trump Tower to see him, when the crowd was just a few hundred.

3) When he went completely off script and stopped giving the prepared remarks his staff had distributed, and when, as a result, the organizers turned the exit music on at the wrong time, briefly interrupting Trump.

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4) When he couldn’t decide whether he loved or hated various foreign countries, saying China is “killing us” but also that “I love China.” Or when he said that Mexican immigrants are “bringing drugs, they’re bringing crime, they’re rapists” and said he’d ask Mexico to pay for a wall on our Southern border but also said Mexico is “the new China” and “has our jobs.” Or when he said “I love the Saudis” but said we shouldn’t protect them because they’ve got “nothing but money.”

5) When he invited Obama to play golf instead of being President: “I have the best courses in the world … I have one right next to the White House, right on the Potomac,” he said. “In fact, I’d love him to leave early and play, that would be a very good thing.”

6) When he bragged about his net worth to the audience, waving a piece of paper which claims he’s worth $8.7 billion, then followed up by saying “I’m not doing that to brag, because you know what? I don’t have to brag.”

7) When he argued that, contrary to what people think he’s actually a nice person, noting that people who know him like him and adding “Does my family like me? I think so, right.”

8) When he complained about U.S. airports. “You come into La Guardia Airport, it’s like we’re in a third world country,” he said.

9) When he ended by saying, “So, just to sum up, I would do various things very quickly.”

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