History Quotes / FauxSymbolism

26th Nov '15 8:34:21 PM nombretomado
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'''Assemblywoman 1:''' Oh, so you're suggesting that the author just arbitrarily made fun of SarahJessicaParker for no reason??\\
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'''Assemblywoman 1:''' Oh, so you're suggesting that the author just arbitrarily made fun of SarahJessicaParker Creator/SarahJessicaParker for no reason??\\
24th Nov '15 11:16:50 AM Doug86
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->'''David:''' Im no big [[{{Literature/Oz}} Ozhead]] here, but does the Oz metaphor go any farther?\\
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->'''David:''' Im no big [[{{Literature/Oz}} [[{{Literature/LandOfOz}} Ozhead]] here, but does the Oz metaphor go any farther?\\
23rd Nov '15 3:14:10 PM hamonrye
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[[foldercontrol]] [[folder:fiction]] [[AC:Anime and Manga]] ->'''[[BridgeBunny Aoba]]''': ''Another'' [[CreepyCoolCrosses cross]] attack!? Why!?\\ '''[[BridgeBunny Maya]]''': Because it's... deep?\\ '''[[DeadpanSnarker Gendo]]''': Ah, don't start start that tired argument again! It was added because the director thought it was shiny, so just move on and continue the operation. -->-- ''[[Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion Evangelion]] [[WebVideo/EvangelionAbridged Abridged]]'' [[AC:Fan works]] ->Kane says it's symbolic and important, but I'm never certain whether he's serious or spinning nonsense to be mystifying. -->-- '''LEGION''', ''FanFic/TiberiumWars'' [[AC:Music]]

->The rats symbolize obviousness! -->-- '''[[WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons Ralph Wiggum]]'''
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->The rats symbolize obviousness! -->-- '''[[WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons Ralph Wiggum]]''' [[AC:Webcomics]]

->Kane says it's symbolic and important, but I'm never certain whether he's serious or spinning nonsense to be mystifying. -->-- '''LEGION''', ''FanFic/TiberiumWars''
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->Kane says it's symbolic and important, [[AC:Web Original]] ->The play I wrote in the 3rd grade about a time traveling ladybug whos really into Jody Watley made more sense than this shit. -->--'''Michael K.''' on [[http://dlisted.com/2013/11/25/well-i-guess-this-is-one-way-of-commemorating-the-50th-anniversary-of-jfks-assassination/ "Do What U Want"]] ->'''David:''' Im no big [[{{Literature/Oz}} Ozhead]] here, but I'm does the Oz metaphor go any farther?\\ '''Chris:''' You never certain whether he's serious or spinning nonsense read the one where the Gnome King is a shapeshifter who murders a Goth Girl because shes selling vibrators in his likeness? Frank Baum was a weird dude. -->--Chris Sims and David Uzumeri [[http://comicsalliance.com/comicsalliance-reviews-blade-trinity-2004-part-two/ on]] ''Film/BladeTrinity'' ->The fact that "Forcing the End" is so packed with weird eschatological imagery and themes, and yet so stubbornly refuses to work, demonstrates that it is not enough for television to be mystifying. odd. It has to be good. -->--'''[[http://them0vieblog.com/2015/07/24/millennium-forcing-the-end-review/ Darren Mooney]]''' on ''Series/{{Millennium}}'' ->This game - discovering feelings that writers didn't know they had on the basis of things they didn't say - is great fun, and anyone can play it. (There's is a bit-part player in "Prince Caspian" called Mrs Prizzle. Well then, the fact that Lewis chose this name proves that he had an unconscious desire to spank women using the penis of a bull. See how easy it is?) -->-- '''LEGION''', ''FanFic/TiberiumWars'' ''[[http://www.andrewrilstone.com/2005/11/lipstick-on-my-scholar.html Lipstick on My Scholar]]'', by '''Andrew Rilstone''' [[AC:Web Video]] ->''Why do people think [[Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion this show]] is a masterpiece?''\\ ''It's a cartoon about a bunch of giant mechs.''\\ ''Interspersed with the story of an emo kid.''\\ ''And some pointless religious symbolism.'' -->-- [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aNvqtKv1bPo If Anime Were Honest.]] [[AC:Western Animation]] ->The rats symbolize obviousness! -->-- '''[[WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons Ralph Wiggum]]'''

->'''[[BridgeBunny Aoba]]''': ''Another'' [[CreepyCoolCrosses cross]] attack!? Why!?\\ '''[[BridgeBunny Maya]]''': Because it's... deep?\\ '''[[DeadpanSnarker Gendo]]''': Ah, don't start start that tired argument again! It was added because the director thought it was shiny, so just move on and continue the operation. -->-- ''[[Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion Evangelion]] [[WebVideo/EvangelionAbridged Abridged]]'' ->''Why do people think [[Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion this show]] is a masterpiece?''\\ ''It's a cartoon about a bunch of giant mechs.''\\ ''Interspersed with the story of an emo kid.''\\ ''And some pointless religious symbolism.'' -->-- [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aNvqtKv1bPo If Anime Were Honest.]] [[/folder]] [[folder:reviews]]
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->'''[[BridgeBunny Aoba]]''': ''Another'' [[CreepyCoolCrosses cross]] attack!? Why!?\\ '''[[BridgeBunny Maya]]''': Because it's... deep?\\ '''[[DeadpanSnarker Gendo]]''': Ah, don't start start that tired argument again! It was added because the director thought it was shiny, so just move on and continue the operation. -->-- ''[[Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion Evangelion]] [[WebVideo/EvangelionAbridged Abridged]]'' ->''Why do people think [[Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion this show]] is a masterpiece?''\\ ''It's a cartoon about a bunch of giant mechs.''\\ ''Interspersed with the story of an emo kid.''\\ ''And some pointless religious symbolism.'' -->-- [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aNvqtKv1bPo If Anime Were Honest.]] [[/folder]] [[folder:reviews]] [[AC:RealLife]]

->I don't know what it's about. I'm just the drummer. Ask [[Music/PeterGabriel Peter]]. -->-- '''Music/PhilCollins''', when asked about the meaning of Music/{{Genesis}}' ConceptAlbum ''Music/TheLambLiesDownOnBroadway''

->The play I wrote in the 3rd grade about a time traveling ladybug whos really into Jody Watley made more sense than this shit. -->--'''Michael K.''' on [[http://dlisted.com/2013/11/25/well-i-guess-this-is-one-way-of-commemorating-the-50th-anniversary-of-jfks-assassination/ "Do What U Want"]] ->'''David:''' Im no big [[{{Literature/Oz}} Ozhead]] here, but does the Oz metaphor go any farther?\\ '''Chris:''' You never read the one where the Gnome King is a shapeshifter who murders a Goth Girl because shes selling vibrators in his likeness? Frank Baum was a weird dude. -->--Chris Sims and David Uzumeri [[http://comicsalliance.com/comicsalliance-reviews-blade-trinity-2004-part-two/ on]] ''Film/BladeTrinity'' ->The fact that "Forcing the End" is so packed with weird eschatological imagery and themes, and yet so stubbornly refuses to work, demonstrates that it is not enough for television to be odd. It has to be good. -->--'''[[http://them0vieblog.com/2015/07/24/millennium-forcing-the-end-review/ Darren Mooney]]''' on ''Series/{{Millennium}}''
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->The play I wrote in the 3rd grade about a time traveling ladybug whos really into Jody Watley made more sense than this shit. -->--'''Michael K.''' on [[http://dlisted.com/2013/11/25/well-i-guess-this-is-one-way-of-commemorating-the-50th-anniversary-of-jfks-assassination/ "Do What U Want"]] ->'''David:''' Im no big [[{{Literature/Oz}} Ozhead]] here, but does the Oz metaphor go any farther?\\ '''Chris:''' You never read the one where the Gnome King is a shapeshifter who murders a Goth Girl because shes selling vibrators in his likeness? Frank Baum was a weird dude. -->--Chris Sims and David Uzumeri [[http://comicsalliance.com/comicsalliance-reviews-blade-trinity-2004-part-two/ on]] ''Film/BladeTrinity'' ->The fact that "Forcing the End" is so packed with weird eschatological imagery and themes, and yet so stubbornly refuses to work, demonstrates that it is not enough for television to be odd. It has to be good. -->--'''[[http://them0vieblog.com/2015/07/24/millennium-forcing-the-end-review/ Darren Mooney]]''' on ''Series/{{Millennium}}''

->It's possible to read too much into this shit. -->-- '''[[Creator/BenCroshaw Ben "Yahtzee" Croshaw]]''', "[[http://www.fullyramblomatic.com/essays/runaway.htm 'Runaway Train' by Soul Asylum is actually about a man being absorbed into the vagina of an evil shapeshifting alien]]" ->This game - discovering feelings that writers didn't know they had on the basis of things they didn't say - is great fun, and anyone can play it. (There's is a bit-part player in "Prince Caspian" called Mrs Prizzle. Well then, the fact that Lewis chose this name proves that he had an unconscious desire to spank women using the penis of a bull. See how easy it is?) -->-- ''[[http://www.andrewrilstone.com/2005/11/lipstick-on-my-scholar.html Lipstick on My Scholar]]'', by '''Andrew Rilstone''' ->In creating Elsa, Disney formulated a storyline that is richly applicable to dozens of different alienations and iconoclasms, any one of which can lead to social stigma, but which can also yield rich creative fruit and be a light unto the world. It is not reducible to just one, and never should be, but applies across many circumstances and conditions. ->By making Elsas metaphorical significance so fluid, she is widely relatable to many individuals in a host of different ways. -->-- A [[http://justapinchofdisneymagic.tumblr.com/post/68639846847/kioewen-what-elsa-represents-numerous-theories blogger]] discussing ''Disney/{{Frozen}}'' -> ''But by making its story specifically about magic powers, Frozen takes the idea further. The snow and the ice are effective as CGI elements, but theyre also emotionally resonant, because it all relates back to Elsas inner despair. And her powers her shame and fear of them could be read symbolically, too. Symbolic of what? Well, what have you got? Its all vague enough that the allegory could really be for anything.'' -->-- Another [[http://www.vulture.com/2014/01/why-is-frozen-such-a-big-hit.html analysis]] of the same movie [[/folder]]
24th Jul '15 12:20:17 PM johnnyfog
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->[[SesameStreet ALL OF THESE THINGS ARE NOT LIKE THE OTHER.]] Nothing made sense. What does an underage girl tinkling on a piano have to do with Music/RKelly?! (I just [[DeadBabyComedy answered my own question.]]) But really, what does MarilynMonroe have to do with a young [=GaGa=] playing the piano and what does the 'CACA IS OVAH' headlines have to do with [[UsefulNotes/JohnFKennedy JFK]]? The play I wrote in the 3rd grade about a time traveling ladybug whos really into Jody Watley made more sense than this shit.
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->[[SesameStreet ALL OF THESE THINGS ARE NOT LIKE THE OTHER.]] Nothing made sense. What does an underage girl tinkling on a piano have to do with Music/RKelly?! (I just [[DeadBabyComedy answered my own question.]]) But really, what does MarilynMonroe have to do with a young [=GaGa=] playing the piano and what does the 'CACA IS OVAH' headlines have to do with [[UsefulNotes/JohnFKennedy JFK]]? The ->The play I wrote in the 3rd grade about a time traveling ladybug whos really into Jody Watley made more sense than this shit.

->'''David:''' Zoe, of course, is having a one-on-one with Dracula in the Vampire Building, where she identifies him as the Gnome King, because her mom had been reading her the ''{{Literature/Oz}}'' books before her death. Im no big Ozhead here, but does the Oz metaphor go any farther?\\
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->'''David:''' Zoe, of course, is having a one-on-one with Dracula in the Vampire Building, where she identifies him as the Gnome King, because her mom had been reading her the ''{{Literature/Oz}}'' books before her death. Im no big Ozhead [[{{Literature/Oz}} Ozhead]] here, but does the Oz metaphor go any farther?\\

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->'''David:''' Zoe, of course, ->The fact that "Forcing the End" is having a one-on-one so packed with Dracula in the Vampire Building, where she identifies him as the Gnome King, because her mom had been reading her the ''{{Literature/Oz}}'' books before her death. Im no big Ozhead here, but does the Oz metaphor go any farther?\\weird eschatological imagery and themes, and yet so stubbornly refuses to work, demonstrates that it is not enough for television to be odd. It has to be good. -->--'''[[http://them0vieblog.com/2015/07/24/millennium-forcing-the-end-review/ Darren Mooney]]''' on ''Series/{{Millennium}}''
13th Jul '15 6:34:25 AM LahmacunKebab
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13th Jul '15 6:32:54 AM LahmacunKebab
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->Lazarus Heart'' was a vivid nightmare that I wrote down and then fashioned into a song. A learned friend of mine informs me that it is the archetypical dream of the fisher king... can't I do anything original?
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->Lazarus ->''Lazarus Heart'' was a vivid nightmare that I wrote down and then fashioned into a song. A learned friend of mine informs me that it is the archetypical dream of the fisher king... can't I do anything original?
13th Jul '15 5:37:36 AM LahmacunKebab
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it spoke to me."\\
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it spoke to me."\\\\
1st Jun '15 8:13:05 AM LongLiveHumour
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->[[SesameStreet ALL OF THESE THINGS ARE NOT LIKE THE OTHER.]] Nothing made sense. What does an underage girl tinkling on a piano have to do with Music/RKelly?! (I just [[DeadBabyComedy answered my own question.]]) But really, what does MarilynMonroe have to do with a young [=GaGa=] playing the piano and what does the 'CACA IS OVAH' headlines have to do with [[JohnFKennedy JFK]]? The play I wrote in the 3rd grade about a time traveling ladybug whos really into Jody Watley made more sense than this shit.
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->[[SesameStreet ALL OF THESE THINGS ARE NOT LIKE THE OTHER.]] Nothing made sense. What does an underage girl tinkling on a piano have to do with Music/RKelly?! (I just [[DeadBabyComedy answered my own question.]]) But really, what does MarilynMonroe have to do with a young [=GaGa=] playing the piano and what does the 'CACA IS OVAH' headlines have to do with [[JohnFKennedy [[UsefulNotes/JohnFKennedy JFK]]? The play I wrote in the 3rd grade about a time traveling ladybug whos really into Jody Watley made more sense than this shit.
18th Feb '15 10:46:27 AM zootsutra
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17th Feb '15 2:25:22 PM johnnyfog
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!!!Quotes from works
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!!!Quotes from works[[foldercontrol]] [[folder:fiction]]

->''"The rats symbolize obviousness!"''
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->''"The ->The rats symbolize obviousness!"''obviousness!

->''"No. That's not how English class works. What we CAN do is pretend the book is a towering riddle of symbology designed to obfuscate a central theme so simplistic that it can be expressed in a single paragraph during a one-hour midterm."''
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->''"No.->No. That's not how English class works. What we CAN do is pretend the book is a towering riddle of symbology designed to obfuscate a central theme so simplistic that it can be expressed in a single paragraph during a one-hour midterm."''

->''Kane says it's symbolic and important, but I'm never certain whether he's serious or spinning nonsense to be mystifying.''
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->''Kane ->Kane says it's symbolic and important, but I'm never certain whether he's serious or spinning nonsense to be mystifying.''

!!!Quotes on works ->''"Sometimes a cigar is just a cigar."''
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\n!!!Quotes on works\n->''"Sometimes [[/folder]] [[folder:reviwws]] ->Sometimes a cigar is just a cigar."''

->''"In short, it has been shown that no man can sit down to write without a very profound design. Thus to authors in general much trouble is spared. A novelist, for example, need have no care of [[AnAesop his moral]]. It is there--that is to say, it is somewhere--and the moral and the critics can take care of themselves."'' -->-- '''EdgarAllanPoe''', ''Never Bet the Devil Your Head'' ->''"If you have to ask what it symbolizes, it didn't."''
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->''"In ->In short, it has been shown that no man can sit down to write without a very profound design. Thus to authors in general much trouble is spared. A novelist, for example, need have no care of [[AnAesop his moral]]. It is there--that is to say, it is somewhere--and the moral and the critics can take care of themselves."'' themselves. -->-- '''EdgarAllanPoe''', '''Creator/EdgarAllanPoe''', ''Never Bet the Devil Your Head'' ->''"If ->If you have to ask what it symbolizes, it didn't."''

->''"Now they're trying to come up with meanings for [[Music/TheBeatles Beatles]] songs. [[HypocriticalHumor I never understood what any of them were about,]] [[TakeThatMe myself...]]"''
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->''"Now ->Now they're trying to come up with meanings for [[Music/TheBeatles Beatles]] songs. [[HypocriticalHumor I never understood what any of them were about,]] [[TakeThatMe myself...]]"'']]

->''"Why in the hell do journalists insist on coming up with a second rate Freudian evaluation on [[WordSaladLyrics my lyrics]] when 90% of the time they've [[IndecipherableLyrics transcribed the lyrics]] [[{{Mondegreen}} incorrectly]]?"''
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->''"Why ->Why in the hell do journalists insist on coming up with a second rate Freudian evaluation on [[WordSaladLyrics my lyrics]] when 90% of the time they've [[IndecipherableLyrics transcribed the lyrics]] [[{{Mondegreen}} incorrectly]]?"''incorrectly]]?

->''"I don't know what it's about. I'm just the drummer. Ask [[Music/PeterGabriel Peter]]."''
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->''"I ->I don't know what it's about. I'm just the drummer. Ask [[Music/PeterGabriel Peter]]."''

->"''Lazarus Heart'' was a vivid nightmare that I wrote down and then fashioned into a song. A learned friend of mine informs me that it is the archetypical dream of the fisher king... can't I do anything original?"
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->"''Lazarus ->Lazarus Heart'' was a vivid nightmare that I wrote down and then fashioned into a song. A learned friend of mine informs me that it is the archetypical dream of the fisher king... can't I do anything original?"original?

->''"[[SesameStreet ALL OF THESE THINGS ARE NOT LIKE THE OTHER.]] Nothing made sense. What does an underage girl tinkling on a piano have to do with Music/RKelly?! (I just [[DeadBabyComedy answered my own question.]]) But really, what does MarilynMonroe have to do with a young [=GaGa=] playing the piano and what does the 'CACA IS OVAH' headlines have to do with [[JohnFKennedy JFK]]? The play I wrote in the 3rd grade about a time traveling ladybug whos really into Jody Watley made more sense than this shit."'' -->--'''''[=DListed=]''''' on [[http://dlisted.com/2013/11/25/well-i-guess-this-is-one-way-of-commemorating-the-50th-anniversary-of-jfks-assassination/ "Do What U Want"]] ->''"Some thought there was some greater symbolic meaning behind [[http://www.dominic-deegan.com/view.php?date=2008-03-30 this infamous comic]], and a couple of readers actually analyzed it as a representation of my feelings of women being inferior. Honestly, I just wanted to put Dominic in a He-Man harness because I thought he'd look silly."''
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->''"[[SesameStreet ->[[SesameStreet ALL OF THESE THINGS ARE NOT LIKE THE OTHER.]] Nothing made sense. What does an underage girl tinkling on a piano have to do with Music/RKelly?! (I just [[DeadBabyComedy answered my own question.]]) But really, what does MarilynMonroe have to do with a young [=GaGa=] playing the piano and what does the 'CACA IS OVAH' headlines have to do with [[JohnFKennedy JFK]]? The play I wrote in the 3rd grade about a time traveling ladybug whos really into Jody Watley made more sense than this shit."'' -->--'''''[=DListed=]''''' shit. -->--'''Michael K.''' on [[http://dlisted.com/2013/11/25/well-i-guess-this-is-one-way-of-commemorating-the-50th-anniversary-of-jfks-assassination/ "Do What U Want"]] ->''"Some ->'''David:''' Zoe, of course, is having a one-on-one with Dracula in the Vampire Building, where she identifies him as the Gnome King, because her mom had been reading her the ''{{Literature/Oz}}'' books before her death. Im no big Ozhead here, but does the Oz metaphor go any farther?\\ '''Chris:''' You never read the one where the Gnome King is a shapeshifter who murders a Goth Girl because shes selling vibrators in his likeness? Frank Baum was a weird dude. -->--Chris Sims and David Uzumeri [[http://comicsalliance.com/comicsalliance-reviews-blade-trinity-2004-part-two/ on]] ''Film/BladeTrinity'' ->Some thought there was some greater symbolic meaning behind [[http://www.dominic-deegan.com/view.php?date=2008-03-30 this infamous comic]], and a couple of readers actually analyzed it as a representation of my feelings of women being inferior. Honestly, I just wanted to put Dominic in a He-Man harness because I thought he'd look silly."''

->''"Suppose you are studying Moby-Dick. Anybody with any common sense would say Moby-Dick is a big white whale, since the characters in the book refer to it as a big white whale roughly eleven thousand times. So in '''your''' paper, '''you''' say Moby-Dick is actually the Republic of Ireland. Your professor, who is sick to death of reading papers and never liked Moby-Dick anyway, will think you are [[SeeminglyProfoundFool enormously creative.]]"'' -->-- '''DaveBarry''', "College Admissions" ->''"It's possible to read too much into this shit."''
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->''"Suppose ->Suppose you are studying Moby-Dick. Anybody with any common sense would say Moby-Dick is a big white whale, since the characters in the book refer to it as a big white whale roughly eleven thousand times. So in '''your''' paper, '''you''' say Moby-Dick is actually the Republic of Ireland. Your professor, who is sick to death of reading papers and never liked Moby-Dick anyway, will think you are [[SeeminglyProfoundFool enormously creative.]]"'' ]] -->-- '''DaveBarry''', '''Creator/DaveBarry''', "College Admissions" ->''"It's ->It's possible to read too much into this shit."''

->''"This game - discovering feelings that writers didn't know they had on the basis of things they didn't say - is great fun, and anyone can play it. (There's is a bit-part player in "Prince Caspian" called Mrs Prizzle. Well then, the fact that Lewis chose this name proves that he had an unconscious desire to spank women using the penis of a bull. See how easy it is?)"''
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->''"This ->This game - discovering feelings that writers didn't know they had on the basis of things they didn't say - is great fun, and anyone can play it. (There's is a bit-part player in "Prince Caspian" called Mrs Prizzle. Well then, the fact that Lewis chose this name proves that he had an unconscious desire to spank women using the penis of a bull. See how easy it is?)"''is?)

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->''"This game - discovering feelings that writers didn't know they had on the basis of things they didn't say - is great fun, and anyone can play it. (There's is a bit-part player in "Prince Caspian" called Mrs Prizzle. Well then, the fact that Lewis chose this name proves that he had an unconscious desire to spank women using the penis of a bull. See how easy it is?)"''[[/folder]]
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