Person 2: What a bonus! When you said 'case' I forgot that you are from Halifax. Your East coast hospitality is appreciated.
Person 1: It's a hoppy ale, kind of bitter, I hope that's OK.
Person 2: Sounds good to me. The mere fact that it's not 'lite' beer assures me that you are worthy to drink with. People who drink 'lite' beer should be shot and pissed on.
Person 1: Fuckin' rights, eh. Bottom line is there's 24 of 'em.
2. Noun-24 pack of beer.
"Can you pick up a case on the way here?"
To maim someone's brain in a surreptitious attempt to silence and/or discredit them.
"Case" refers to the main character in Neuromancer, the book on which the Matrix was based. In Neuromancer, Case is poisoned by former crime bosses to give him symptoms of ALS, so that he can never use computers again.
2) I really don't know what happened to him. One week he was fine and the next he could barely carry on a conversation. I think he got cased by his CIA handler.