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21st Nov '16 5:46:31 AM LB7979
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::: Verbal actually pronounces it as if he's persuading someone "Not them, me!". Plus, the first four act like they find it hilarious to say (Fenster's delivery is so ridiculous that the four of them, ''but notably not Verbal'', burst out laughing); while Verbal's deliverance is icy and creepy.

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::: Verbal actually pronounces it as if he's persuading trying to persuade someone "Not them, me!". Plus, the first four act say it like they find it hilarious to say (Fenster's delivery is so ridiculous ridiculously over-the-top that the four of them, ''but notably not Verbal'', even burst out laughing); while Verbal's deliverance is straight, icy and creepy.
21st Nov '16 5:34:15 AM LB7979
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* There are a few tip-offs that [[spoiler: Verbal is Keyser Söze]]:

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* RewatchBonus: There are a few tip-offs that [[spoiler: Verbal is Keyser Söze]]:


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** When each suspect has to say the following line during the police line-up, the first four stress the syllable "keys", Verbal on the other hand stresses the word "me":
--->'''Suspect 1-4:''' Hand me the '''KEYS''', you ''[expletives]''
--->'''Verbal:''' Hand '''ME''' the keys, you ''[expletives]''
::: Verbal actually pronounces it as if he's persuading someone "Not them, me!". Plus, the first four act like they find it hilarious to say (Fenster's delivery is so ridiculous that the four of them, ''but notably not Verbal'', burst out laughing); while Verbal's deliverance is icy and creepy.
24th Feb '16 3:40:40 PM sonikkuruzu
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* There are a few tip-offs that [[spoiler: Verbal is Keyser Soze]]:

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* There are a few tip-offs that [[spoiler: Verbal is Keyser Soze]]:Söze]]:



** [[spoiler: Verbal starts to recount incidents where he wasn't there. His arrest is the the only one not shown despite the fact that it is Verbal who is telling the story. The reason is of course because he is Soze and wasn't arrested.]]

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** [[spoiler: Verbal starts to recount incidents where he wasn't there. His arrest is the the only one not shown despite the fact that it is Verbal who is telling the story. The reason is of course because he is Soze Söze and wasn't arrested.]]



* [[spoiler: The way things go down in the "jewel" heist is another point in favor of Verbal being Soze. First off, assuming that we can believe our resident UnreliableNarrator, Soze & Kobayshi set the robbery up in the first place so that when it went bad and Saul died, it would make the Suspects come to them and Saul's death would be blackmail material to use against the Suspects. That doesn't happen without the death of Saul Berg though. So when it looks like Keaton won't go through with his threats and kill Saul, who finally steps up to do it? Verbal. Why? Because he needs that death to lure the Suspects into a bigger trap.]]

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* [[spoiler: The way things go down in the "jewel" heist is another point in favor of Verbal being Soze. Söze. First off, assuming that we can believe our resident UnreliableNarrator, Soze Söze & Kobayshi set the robbery up in the first place so that when it went bad and Saul died, it would make the Suspects come to them and Saul's death would be blackmail material to use against the Suspects. That doesn't happen without the death of Saul Berg though. So when it looks like Keaton won't go through with his threats and kill Saul, who finally steps up to do it? Verbal. Why? Because he needs that death to lure the Suspects into a bigger trap.]]
26th Jan '16 11:09:50 PM 1upmushroom
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* A fairly overlooked detail is that whenever Keyser Söze is shown using his gun in flash backs, he's using his ''left'' hand. Fairly unimportant, until you realize that all of these flashbacks are being told by Verbal Kint, [[spoiler: who turns out to be Keyser Söze in the end]] and just where is Verbal crippled? [[spoiler: His ''left'' hand and foot. He's subtly trying to clear himself off the suspect list by making Söze out to be a lefty!]]
17th Sep '15 9:46:25 PM jerodast
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** [[spoiler: Verbal mentions (not an exact quote) that part of what makes Keyser so dangerous is having the will to do what the other guy can't, then just a few scenes later we see him shoot the guy in the car that Keaton keeps threatening but never actually pulls the trigger.]]

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** [[spoiler: Verbal mentions (not an exact quote) that part tells how Soze, confronted by a brutal rival gang, "showed those men of will what makes Keyser so dangerous is having the will to do what the other guy can't, really is" by shooting his own hostage-taken family and then just the men themselves. Just a few scenes later we see him shoot the guy in the car that Keaton keeps threatening but never actually pulls the trigger.]]
2nd Sep '15 11:52:14 PM BeastC
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*** [[spoiler: One might also wonder why Verbal told random anecdotes based on stuff he caught sight of on Kujan's bulletin board, especially when they end up not having anything to do with the actual story (a barbershop quartet and someone he knew who was "Orca-fat"). This is actually Soze testing out his idea by seeing if Kujan notices anything familiar about what he's talking about. He does this again when Kujan apparently suspected that Verbal was making stuff up.]]
12th Aug '15 7:37:16 AM SlaughterhouseDb
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* [[spoiler: As discussed on the main page, Keyser = Kaiser = King = Kint (ok, not perfect), Söze = 'easy with words' = verbal; using Batman logic, good with words = smooth talker = liar, making Keyser Söze the ''King of Lies''. Kint and the Hungarian outright refer to him as "the Devil"; this also plays into the trope of [[LouisCypher Satan using wordplay to hide in plain sight]].]]
15th Jul '15 2:13:23 AM RushLimborg
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25th Dec '14 2:19:21 AM UncleBubba
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** [[spoiler: When they are released from the lineup and go out on the street, while Keaton is talking to Edie Finneran, the camera cuts to each of the others. In one shot Verbal is holding/smoking his cigarette between thumb and forefinger and palm facing up. This is an Eastern European trait commonly picked up by others in the region like, say, Turkey.

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** [[spoiler: When they are released from the lineup and go out on the street, while Keaton is talking to Edie Finneran, the camera cuts to each of the others. In one shot Verbal is holding/smoking his cigarette between thumb and forefinger and palm facing up. This is an Eastern European trait commonly picked up by others in the region like, say, Turkey.]]
25th Dec '14 2:18:23 AM UncleBubba
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** [[spoiler: When they are released from the lineup and go out on the street, while Keaton is talking to Edie Finneran, the camera cuts to each of the others. In one shot Verbal is holding/smoking his cigarette between thumb and forefinger and palm facing up. This is an Eastern European trait commonly picked up by others in the region like, say, Turkey.
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