History Quotes / PetTheDog

6th Jan '16 1:47:43 PM Dravencour
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--> A man down in Texas heard Pat on the radio mention the fact that our two youngsters would like to have a dog, and, believe it or not, the day before we left on this campaign trip we got a message from Union Station in Baltimore, saying they had a package for us. We went down to get it. You know what it was? --> It was a little cocker spaniel dog, in a crate that he had sent all the way from Texas, black and white, spotted, and our little girl Tricia, the six year old, named it Checkers. --> And you know, the kids, like all kids, loved the dog, and I just want to say this, right now, that regardless of what they say about it, we are going to keep it. -->-- UsefulNotes/RichardNixon, The Checkers Speech, possibly the ultimate example in politics.
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--> -> A man down in Texas heard Pat on the radio mention the fact that our two youngsters would like to have a dog, and, believe it or not, the day before we left on this campaign trip we got a message from Union Station in Baltimore, saying they had a package for us. We went down to get it. You know what it was? --> was? -> It was a little cocker spaniel dog, in a crate that he had sent all the way from Texas, black and white, spotted, and our little girl Tricia, the six year old, named it Checkers. --> Checkers. -> And you know, the kids, like all kids, loved the dog, and I just want to say this, right now, that regardless of what they say about it, we are going to keep it. -->-- it. ->-- UsefulNotes/RichardNixon, The Checkers Speech, possibly the ultimate example in politics.
6th Jan '16 1:46:52 PM Dravencour
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->'''GKar''': [stunned] I could have died back there. You risked your life to save mine.\\
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->'''GKar''': ->'''G'Kar''': [stunned] I could have died back there. You risked your life to save mine.\\

-->--''Series/BablyonFive'', "The Fall of Centauri Prime"
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-->--''Series/BablyonFive'', -->--''Series/BabylonFive'', "The Fall of Centauri Prime"

-->'''[[http://nift.firedrake.org/EEmpress.htm Evil Empress Guide]]'''
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-->'''[[http://nift.-->--'''[[http://nift.firedrake.org/EEmpress.htm Evil Empress Guide]]'''
25th Nov '15 9:05:37 AM namingway
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->'''GKar''': [stunned] I could have died back there. You risked your life to save mine.\\ '''Londo''': Yes, you would done the same.\\ '''G'Kar''': Yes, but I am the better person. -->--''Series/BablyonFive'', "The Fall of Centauri Prime"
3rd Aug '15 11:57:50 AM redandready45
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--> A man down in Texas heard Pat on the radio mention the fact that our two youngsters would like to have a dog, and, believe it or not, the day before we left on this campaign trip we got a message from Union Station in Baltimore, saying they had a package for us. We went down to get it. You know what it was? --> It was a little cocker spaniel dog, in a crate that he had sent all the way from Texas, black and white, spotted, and our little girl Tricia, the six year old, named it Checkers. --> And you know, the kids, like all kids, loved the dog, and I just want to say this, right now, that regardless of what they say about it, we are going to keep it. -->-- UsefulNotes/RichardNixon, The Checkers Speech, possibly the ultimate example in politics.
11th Jun '15 11:03:12 AM johnnyfog
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-->--'''Stuart Millard''', ''So Excited, So Scared''
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-->--'''Stuart Millard''', ''So Excited, So Scared'' Scared: The Series/SavedByTheBell Retrospective''
11th Jun '15 10:57:33 AM johnnyfog
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!!!Fiction

->Anon #1: Fate Tertium Averruncus [[OmnicidalManiac promotes destruction of entire civilizations]], [[RocksFallEveryoneDies squishing innocent passerby with giant monoliths]], and completing primary education. What a nice chap. ->Anon #2: Well it's only fair that [[HopeSpot they have a future before he destroys it]]. -->--[[{{Imageboards}} 4chan]], on chapter 260 of ''MahouSenseiNegima''. See below.

->''Problem is, the viewers in this scene are supposed to be rooting for the Romans, led by Russell Crowe. The Roman emperor watching the battle is also meant to be a good guy. What's a movie to do?'' ->''Quick, give them a dog!'' ->''It doesn't matter in Gladiator that Romans didn't use dogs on the battlefield, or that the dog disappears from the movie immediately afterward. It's a very simple equation: The good guys are whichever team the dog shows allegiance to, because the dog would never make that kind of mistake, especially if it's an adorable dog.'' -->--'''[[http://www.cracked.com/article_19183_6-tricks-movies-use-to-make-sure-you-root-right-guy.html#ixzz24KX8hAfS "6 Tricks Movies Use to Make Sure You Root for the Right Guy"]]''', ''WebOriginal/{{Cracked}}.com ->"ALIENS FROM A DISTANT WORLD! OH, I'M SO ''HAPPY!'' THIS IS WONDERFUL! '''''I NEVER GET TO BE HAPPY!!!'''''" -->'''Dr. Brainstorm''', ''Fanfic/CalvinAndHobbesTheSeries''
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->''Problem is, !!!RealLife ->''"Jessie's lost in the viewers in this scene are supposed to be rooting for black depths of junkie despair, scratching and flailing at the Romans, led by Russell Crowe. The Roman emperor watching the battle is also meant pills, ''I need them!'' Thrashing like a tasered hippie, Zack's forced to be a good guy. What's a movie to do?'' ->''Quick, give them a dog!'' ->''It doesn't matter in Gladiator that Romans didn't use dogs on the battlefield, physically restrain her Rather than picking her pocket, feeling up her butt, or that the dog disappears from the movie immediately afterward. It's calling a very simple equation: The good guys are whichever team the dog shows allegiance to, Time-Out because he feels super awkward, Zack tenderly talks her down, reminiscing about the dog would never make time they snuck out together to see ET as kids, and got scared riding home in the dark on their bikes. [[NarmCharm They got through that, didn't they?]]"'' -->--'''Stuart Millard''', ''So Excited, So Scared'' ->Anon #1: Fate Tertium Averruncus [[OmnicidalManiac promotes destruction of entire civilizations]], [[RocksFallEveryoneDies squishing innocent passerby with giant monoliths]], and completing primary education. What a nice chap. ->Anon #2: Well it's only fair that kind [[HopeSpot they have a future before he destroys it]]. -->--[[{{Imageboards}} 4chan]], on chapter 260 of mistake, especially if it's an adorable dog.'' -->--'''[[http://www.cracked.com/article_19183_6-tricks-movies-use-to-make-sure-you-root-right-guy.html#ixzz24KX8hAfS "6 Tricks Movies Use to Make Sure You Root for the Right Guy"]]''', ''WebOriginal/{{Cracked}}.com ->"ALIENS FROM A DISTANT WORLD! OH, I'M SO ''HAPPY!'' THIS IS WONDERFUL! '''''I NEVER GET TO BE HAPPY!!!'''''" -->'''Dr. Brainstorm''', ''Fanfic/CalvinAndHobbesTheSeries''''MahouSenseiNegima''. See below.
19th Dec '14 10:14:19 AM Elmo3000
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Links to a page version that no longer exists - 'Trollvorlord' was some guy who edited himself into articles and quotes pages several times over
->"''Give him a chance, he's funneh.''" --> -- '''Nyx Sparkle''', referring to [[Blog/{{Bronyism}} Trollvorlord]]
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->"''Give him a chance, he's funneh.''" --> -- '''Nyx Sparkle''', referring to [[Blog/{{Bronyism}} Trollvorlord]]
17th Feb '14 6:52:26 PM IchigoMontoya
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-->-- A skeptical Sokka on the recent TurnCoat Zuko, '''''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'''''
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-->-- A skeptical Sokka on the recent TurnCoat Zuko, '''''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender''''' ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender''

-->-- [[MagnificentBastard Scorpius]], in a moment of pragmatic compassion, '''''Series/{{Farscape}}.'''''
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-->-- [[MagnificentBastard [[BigBad Scorpius]], in a moment of pragmatic compassion, '''''Series/{{Farscape}}.''''' ''Series/{{Farscape}}''.

->''But yeah, I've racked up [[OneManArmy such a rep for killing things]] that it actually makes you ''suspicious'' when I take a moment to help out a mom and her little girl. Maybe you think there's a bit of a weird vibe there and that's all you need to go to town, right? [[AllPsychologyIsFreudian Shrinks and mommy issues.]]''
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->''But ->"But yeah, I've racked up [[OneManArmy such a rep for killing things]] that it actually makes you ''suspicious'' when I take a moment to help out a mom and her little girl. Maybe you think there's a bit of a weird vibe there and that's all you need to go to town, right? [[AllPsychologyIsFreudian Shrinks and mommy issues.]]'']]"
6th Nov '12 2:57:59 AM system
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6th Nov '12 12:11:44 AM AllHallowsDay
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->''Problem is, the viewers in this scene are supposed to be rooting for the Romans, led by Russell Crowe. The Roman emperor watching the battle is also meant to be a good guy. What's a movie to do?'' ->''Quick, give them a dog!'' ->''It doesn't matter in Gladiator that Romans didn't use dogs on the battlefield, or that the dog disappears from the movie immediately afterward. It's a very simple equation: The good guys are whichever team the dog shows allegiance to, because the dog would never make that kind of mistake, especially if it's an adorable dog.'' -->--'''[[http://www.cracked.com/article_19183_6-tricks-movies-use-to-make-sure-you-root-right-guy.html#ixzz24KX8hAfS "6 Tricks Movies Use to Make Sure You Root for the Right Guy"]]''', ''WebOriginal/{{Cracked}}.com
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