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Martian Bigfoot 05-03-2016 11:52 AM

Let's make up first drafts of famous lines
 
"All those moments... will be lost in time... like farts in the wind."

(BTW: CS? Thread games? Mundane pointless? I dunno. Feel free to move.)

Annie-Xmas 05-03-2016 11:57 AM

I am serious. And why are you calling me by a girl's name?

Procrustus 05-03-2016 11:58 AM

I don't think we have anything to fear.

Scumpup 05-03-2016 12:01 PM

Bring it, Macduff.

RealityChuck 05-03-2016 12:03 PM

It was purely the best of times.

It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking nine.

Many years later, as he drank his coffee, Colonel Aureliano Buendía was to remember that distant afternoon when his father took him to the DMV.

Happy families are all alike; unhappy families aren't.

The sky above the port was the color of television, tuned to PBS.

Annie-Xmas 05-03-2016 12:10 PM

He had won the victory over himself. He could live under the repressive government of Big Brother.

Marvin the Martian 05-03-2016 12:10 PM

Louie, I think this is the beginning of an awesome road trip...

Annie-Xmas 05-03-2016 12:11 PM

Love means having to say you're sorry, even when you're not because you didn't do anything you consider wrong, but your partner thinks you did.

ETA:
Quote:

Originally Posted by Marvin the Martian (Post 19302769)
Louie, I think this is the beginning of an awesome road trip...

Louie, I think this is the beginning of a beautiful bromance.

Half Man Half Wit 05-03-2016 12:11 PM

I have a so-so feeling about this.

Gedd 05-03-2016 12:20 PM

I think we may need a boat which is larger than the one we are currently using.

BrotherCadfael 05-03-2016 12:21 PM

I will withdraw to my bedroom. To the bed, in fact.

RealityChuck 05-03-2016 12:22 PM

"We'll always have Passaic."
"I'm a bit surprised that gambling is going on here."
"Here's mud in your eye, kid."
"Perform it!"
"Major Strasser has been shot. And someone's responsible!"
"I didn't read the guidebook."

Procrustus 05-03-2016 12:25 PM

Despite your claim that you seek the truth, I fear that it might be difficult for you to accept.

ftg 05-03-2016 12:27 PM

I hate the smell of napalm in the morning. It really does a number on my sinuses.

Annie-Xmas 05-03-2016 12:34 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by RealityChuck (Post 19302813)
"Major Strasser has been shot. And someone's responsible!"

Isolate the crime scene, bag the victim and remove him to the autopsy room and tell the medical examiner to do a rush on this one, take fingerprints and bag anything and everything that looks like evidence, and look up the criminal record of everyone at the crime scene. Oh, and take that smoking gun out of Rick's trenchcoat pocket.

Prof. Pepperwinkle 05-03-2016 12:43 PM

Somehow, Toto, I think we are no longer in Kansas.

I'm ready for my closeup, Mr. Hitchcock.

You had me at "How ya doin?"

Hello. My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. I'm very angry about that.

Annie-Xmas 05-03-2016 12:48 PM

There's no place like Rick's Café América.

My dear, I'm abstaining on this issue.

Prof. Pepperwinkle 05-03-2016 12:50 PM

May the Force be ever at your back.

I say there, are YOU talking to Moi?

JRDelirious 05-03-2016 12:52 PM

Mr. Gorbachev, consider asking the East German government to open the gate.

Speak softly and... pack a pistol? have a good team of lawyers? Help me here, people...

Maybe we can.

Houston, that was close but I think we've landed.

Don't ask what the country has for you, get off your butt and do something.

Annie-Xmas 05-03-2016 12:52 PM

Do you feel like dancing, fag?

Scumpup 05-03-2016 12:53 PM

But down these crimey streets a man must go who is reasonably brave and not too much of an asshole.

divemaster 05-03-2016 12:56 PM

!!Mr. Noonien Siiiiiiiingh!!

Annie-Xmas 05-03-2016 12:57 PM

Go ahead....make my mother, sister, brother, and dog.

I see and talk to people who have passed over. Just like Sylvia Brown.

The Other Waldo Pepper 05-03-2016 01:00 PM

We did this within the past twelve months.

(I rather liked "Yee-haw, Oedipus.")

cormac262 05-03-2016 01:04 PM

"Say 'hallo' to my little grenade launcher !!!"

"I feel the need....the need for acceleration !"

Greg Charles 05-03-2016 01:05 PM

As Gregor Samsa awoke one morning from uneasy dreams he found himself transformed in his bed into a Teenaged Mutant Ninja Turtle.

Annie-Xmas 05-03-2016 01:06 PM

Pay no attention to the man who has to hide in the dark behind a curtain because he suffers from an inferiority complex and a Phantom of the Opera fixation.

Scumpup 05-03-2016 01:07 PM

Listen to them. Children of the night. Something sure has them worked up.

Dante G 05-03-2016 01:14 PM

"You know what, Scarlett ... that's not my problem."

Annie-Xmas 05-03-2016 01:20 PM

Luke. I contributed the genetic material that resulted in your birth.

RealityChuck 05-03-2016 01:36 PM

I never drink . . . alcoholic beverages.

Boyo Jim 05-03-2016 01:46 PM

Do you feel fortunate, young gangster?

Daddypants 05-03-2016 01:47 PM

The man in black fled across the desert and the gunslinger stopped to rest.

madsircool 05-03-2016 01:48 PM

I did not have sexual relations with that woman...Hillary...

Boyo Jim 05-03-2016 01:50 PM

A man has to perform what a man has to perform.

madsircool 05-03-2016 01:52 PM

Do you expect me to talk Goldfinger?

No, Mr Bond. I expect you to survive for the next sequel.

Boyo Jim 05-03-2016 01:52 PM

Are you going to pull those pistols from their holsters or are you just humming a Confederate theme song?

Boyo Jim 05-03-2016 01:53 PM

All we are endlessly repeating is, "Give inaction a chance."

The Stainless Steel Rat 05-03-2016 01:56 PM

Pardon, but are you speaking to me?

SykoSkotty 05-03-2016 01:57 PM

"I shall present him with a proposition that will be hard pressed to deny."


"A census taker tried to test me once.....once."


"No one places Frances Housman in a corner."

Boyo Jim 05-03-2016 01:57 PM

It was a dim and tumultuous night.

Boyo Jim 05-03-2016 01:58 PM

I could have been competitive for the championship!

Boyo Jim 05-03-2016 02:00 PM

You know how to trill, do you not, Steve? You just put your facial labia in close proximity and expel air from your lungs.

Colibri 05-03-2016 02:01 PM

Call me Fishmeal.

Shit, we forgot the cannoli. Now I'll have to pick up some more or my wife will have a fit.

JRDelirious 05-03-2016 02:18 PM

Why do you keep saying "inconceivable"? It isn't!

People are going to talk for a long time about how last Sunday the 7th was a really bad day.

madsircool 05-03-2016 02:41 PM

Im mad as hell and I have to take it because I have a mortgage and two kids in college.

Tired and Cranky 05-03-2016 03:15 PM

"I'm gonna make him an offer he'll definitely want to take."

"Soylent Brown is poop!"

And, most infuriatingly, "Frankly, my dear, I could care less."

Eonwe 05-03-2016 03:19 PM

It was the best of times, it was the blurst of times!

Teuton 05-03-2016 03:25 PM

It is a truth universally acknowledged, that rich single men lurve the ladies.

stillownedbysetters 05-03-2016 03:31 PM

Badges? Badges?? We were told we didn't need them.


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