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29 February 2008 @ 11:16 am
Oh bother...another meme  
Guessing is now over--nicely done everyone that one(s) correct! Answers are now posted...

1. Pick 15 of your favorite movies.
2. Go to IMDb (or Wikiquote) and find a quote from each movie. (or in some cases, just remember them.)
3. Post them here for everyone to guess.
4. Strike it out Italicize it when someone guesses correctly, and put who guessed it correctly and the name of the movie.
5. NO GOOGLING/using IMDb/Wikiquote search functions.

1. Which one was yes, go ahead and destroy Russia... or number 2? - The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the Eighth Dimension

2. Some people are just born with tragedy in their blood. - Donnie Darko, guessed by offbalance

3. I was quit when I came in here. I'm twice as quit now. - Blade Runner

4. Hey, I'm a reasonable guy. But I've just experienced some very unreasonable things. - Big Trouble in Little China

5. We have normality. - The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, guessed correctly by audacian

6. I have protected myself from ever having to sell out by having nothing to sell out. - 24 Hour Party People

7. I don't have to take this kind of abuse from you. I've got hundreds of people waiting to abuse me. - Ghostbusters, guessed by lulu_girl

8. I calculated the odds of this succeeding against the odds I was doing something incredibly stupid…and I went ahead anyway. - Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Movie

9. It seems we've found that lost assignment of Easter eggs. We're getting confirmation on this from the Louisville Police Department. Well, sir, that would be good news, but the eggs have hatched. - The Return of the Living Dead

10. Outstanding. Now all we need is a deck of cards. - Aliens, guessed by lulu_girl

11. Happens all the time, man. They're falling out of the skies like flies. Government knows all about it... Chariots of the Gods, man... They practically own South America. I mean they taught the Incas everything they knew. - John Carpenter's The Thing

12. We kept our rep bro. - Swingers, guessed by Nitch posting as Big Anonymous

13. This is not a weapon! You idiot. - Saved!, guessed by offbalance

14. Oh Gradual school is where you go to school and you gradually find out you don't want to go to school anymore. - The World According to Garp guessed by separated

15. Brains stick with brains. The bomb could go off and their mutant genes would form the same cliques. - Say Anything, guessed by offbalance

Comments screened for the moment. Enjoy!
 
 
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Phineas Q. Butterfat: zappa pigtailsaudacian on February 29th, 2008 04:47 pm (UTC)
5 is hitch hikers. I totally know 7 but I can't put my finger on it. :(
Michael: Charlie Brown Tservermonkey on February 29th, 2008 05:07 pm (UTC)
lulu_girl got #7, sorry!
Lulu-Girllulu_girl on February 29th, 2008 04:58 pm (UTC)
10.) Aliens. ?
7.) Ghostbusters! :D

Number 1 is killing me because it's on the tip of my wee brain! argh!

13 reminds me of Dr Strangelove, but I'm probably wrong. Man, now I wanna watch that movie. Netflix time! :D
Michael: BenDservermonkey on February 29th, 2008 05:08 pm (UTC)
Correct on two of 'em, but not 13.

You know, I need to watch Dr. Strangelove again though.
Lulu-Girllulu_girl on February 29th, 2008 05:18 pm (UTC)
Now I want to watch Aliens too.

I love that movie.

"Why don't you put her in charge?!' whinewhinewhine

and that whole nuking from orbit bit slays me every time. so badass!
Michael: Cartoon Meservermonkey on February 29th, 2008 05:27 pm (UTC)
It's the only way to be sure.

I recall having a great Aliens discussion with someone either via LJ or some forums. It brought warm feelings to my heart. Also, never else did I hate Paul Reiser so much. Not really hate him per se, but his character. Of course, I do get angry at Mad About You from time to time.

Honestly, I have had the Alien Quadrilogy in hand no less than four times in the last couple of months. I should just bite the bullet and buy the thing.
Lulu-Girllulu_girl on February 29th, 2008 05:30 pm (UTC)
HA I'm not the only one!

Whenever I see Paul Reiser, a small part inside of me whispers 'you bastard.' haha! Ah well.

I only like Alien and Aliens. The rest don't exist to me. < sigh >
Michael: What Would Marvin Do?servermonkey on February 29th, 2008 05:36 pm (UTC)
True, the first two were definitely the strongest of the series--and it's interesting to me how different each director's take on them was.

Now, 3 definitely had a lot of problems and considering the mess that David Fincher was left with, well it's amazing he got a chance to helm something else.

Resurrection? UGH! Even I can only forgive Winona Ryder so much.

But the Quadrilogy has two versions of each film. I guess I must be a quantity over quality person? .: sulking :.
One Lab Accident Away From Becoming a Supervillain: Katharine by antheiaoffbalance on February 29th, 2008 05:05 pm (UTC)
1. Doctor Strangelove?

2. Donnie Darko

13. Saved

15. Say Anything
Michael: Mike Nelson as Morrisseyservermonkey on February 29th, 2008 05:11 pm (UTC)
Nope on #1 though it definitely sounds like it belongs in that movie.

Correct on all the rest, nicely done!
(Anonymous) on February 29th, 2008 09:22 pm (UTC)
F*** rep!
Number 12 is from Swingers. "I've got a call back in the morning."
Michael: Cartoon Meservermonkey on February 29th, 2008 09:23 pm (UTC)
Re: F*** rep!
Absolutely!
Saraseparated on March 4th, 2008 02:20 am (UTC)
im pretty sure 14 is the world according to garp or somethin else with robin williams in it and also that is one of the most depressing movies ever. which means i loved it.
Michael: 3 - 2 - 1 Contact!servermonkey on March 6th, 2008 03:20 am (UTC)
Yup, you're right!