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18th Dec '16 10:54:40 PM semper_infidelis
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* [[SwitchToEnglish Switch To Mandarin]]: Asked by Shen during his meeting with [[spoiler Yan and Yeung]] when they speak in Cantonese. [[RealityEnsues Reality ensues]] as Mandarin is the official language of mainland China and Shen comes from there.

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* [[SwitchToEnglish Switch To Mandarin]]: Asked by Shen during his meeting with [[spoiler [[spoiler: Yan and Yeung]] when they speak in Cantonese. [[RealityEnsues Reality ensues]] as Mandarin is the official language of mainland China and Shen comes from there.
18th Dec '16 10:54:14 PM semper_infidelis
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* [[SwitchToEnglish/ Switch To Mandarin]]: Asked by Shen during his meeting with [[spoiler Yan and Yeung]] when they speak in Cantonese. [[RealityEnsues/ Reality ensues]] as Mandarin is the official language of mainland China and Shen comes from there.

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* [[SwitchToEnglish/ [[SwitchToEnglish Switch To Mandarin]]: Asked by Shen during his meeting with [[spoiler Yan and Yeung]] when they speak in Cantonese. [[RealityEnsues/ [[RealityEnsues Reality ensues]] as Mandarin is the official language of mainland China and Shen comes from there.
18th Dec '16 10:53:15 PM semper_infidelis
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* [[SwitchToEnglish/ Switch To Mandarin]]: Asked by Shen during his meeting with [[spoiler Yan and Yeung]] when they speak in Cantonese. [[RealityEnsues/ Reality ensues]] as Mandarin is the official language of mainland China and Shen comes from there.
18th Dec '16 7:38:55 AM semper_infidelis
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* GreyAndGrayMorality: The main theme of the second film. On one hand you have a cop [[spoiler: masterminding a mob boss' murder]] and on the other you have the son of the mob boss attempting to go legit.
13th Dec '16 4:29:34 AM semper_infidelis
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13th Dec '16 4:15:39 AM semper_infidelis
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** While filling out their personal information, Keung asked Yan regarding the the second letter of the word ''bodyguard'' in Chinese. Yan attempted to correct him, almost getting the right letter only to made a mistake with the radical. Doubles as a funny moment.

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** While filling out their personal information, Keung asked Yan regarding the the second letter of the word ''bodyguard'' in Chinese. Yan attempted to correct him, almost getting got the right letter only to made a mistake with the radical. Doubles as a funny moment.



* ChekhovsGun: The [[spoiler:envelope]] handed by Sam to Ming, Yan recognized it judging by the handwriting he left on it when he tried to correct Keung.

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* ChekhovsGun: The [[spoiler:envelope]] handed by Sam to Ming, Yan recognized it judging by the handwriting he left on it when he tried to correct Keung.it.
12th Dec '16 8:34:06 PM semper_infidelis
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* BrokenPedestal: Wong fell out with Sam after [[spoiler: Ngai's death and latter's treatment of Ngai's remaining family members]], establishing their rivalry in the first film. Sam even foreshadows this in the beginning of the second film, while he was dining with Wong in police station.

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* BrokenPedestal: Wong fell out with Sam after [[spoiler: Ngai's death and latter's treatment the events of Ngai's remaining family members]], the second film, establishing their rivalry in the first film. rivalry. Sam even foreshadows this in the beginning of the second film, beginning, while he was dining with Wong in police station.
12th Dec '16 2:25:23 AM semper_infidelis
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* NoGoodDeedGoesUnpunished: Invoked by the story of Wong told to Sam in second film, where he tried to stop a gang fight as a junior cop with his partner. His partner was mortally wounded by a gangster and Wong wounded and arrested the assailant in return. Wong encountered the said gangster a two years later, boozing with Ngai's gang members, as if he faced no consequences for his crime. Wong remarked the incident with a fitting proverb while voiced his regret for not emptying his gun in the gangster's face.

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* NoGoodDeedGoesUnpunished: Invoked by the story of Wong told to Sam in second film, where he tried to stop a gang fight as a junior cop with his partner. His partner was mortally wounded by a gangster and Wong wounded and arrested the assailant in return. Wong encountered the said gangster a two nine years later, boozing with Ngai's gang members, as if he faced no consequences for his crime. Wong remarked the incident with a fitting proverb while voiced his regret for not emptying his gun in the gangster's face.
12th Dec '16 12:13:38 AM semper_infidelis
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* BrokenPedestal: Wong fell out with Sam after [[spoiler: Ngai's death and latter's treatment of Ngai's remaining family members]], establishing their rivalry in the first film. Sam even foreshadows this in the beginning of the second film, where he was hanging out with Wong for lunch in police station.

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* BrokenPedestal: Wong fell out with Sam after [[spoiler: Ngai's death and latter's treatment of Ngai's remaining family members]], establishing their rivalry in the first film. Sam even foreshadows this in the beginning of the second film, where while he was hanging out dining with Wong for lunch in police station.
12th Dec '16 12:01:51 AM semper_infidelis
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** When Wong was giving a watch to Yan, he noted a pinhole camera was located at the number 5, reflecting Yan's birthday and his status as an undercover. [[note]]'''二五仔''' was the term in question, which means snitch in English. This slang is only used in Cantonese language.[[/note]]

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** When Wong was giving a watch to Yan, he noted a pinhole camera was located at the number 5, reflecting Yan's birthday and his status as an undercover. [[note]]'''二五仔''' (Jyutping: ji6 ng5 zai2) was the term in question, which means snitch in English. This slang is only used in Cantonese language.[[/note]]
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