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Quotes: Critical Research Failure
Mabel Pines: "The ancient Aztec's Chest Skull was the modern equivalent to today's "Orange you happy, mon?""
"I was there when he shot Burt Reynolds!"
Larry Lovage, on Willie Nelson in Leisure Suit Larry

"In nature, spiders have many natural enemies. There is one main predator they always have to watch out for. The mighty octopus. Their tentacles of sheer fury are fierce opponents. Only through agility, resolution, and quick banter can the amazing spider atone for the danger he faces."
Loli Loves Venom #32 (why you should not ask Venom for homework help).

Triple H: Sixty six percent, that's almost better than a half chance for a DX victory!
Shawn Michaels: Seventy percent of statistics are wrong, eighty percent of the time.

NaVGTR: ... Final Fantasy VII is no different from the series' last installments in terms of execution.
slowbeef: Right, uh...
Diabetus: Except for just about everything.
slowbeef: The Materia, the active time battles, uh...
Diabetus: It's on a PlayStation...
[the snowboarding minigame is shown]
slowbeef: Uh, the fucking snowboarding minigame that you're showing?
Navgtr Responds to the Fans, Retsupurae

"...H. G. Wells is separated from almost all actual representation of his history. The list of historical howlers about Wells is huge — his accent is wrong, his hair color is wrong, he goes by Herbert instead of George, heís inexplicably well off, he appears to believe in God... Indeed, about the only meaningful trait Herbert displays in terms of him being HG Wells is that heíll supposedly write several books based on these experiences. But, of course, the plots of his books donít really resemble Timelash either. "

"The occasional mistake is one thing. Consistent and complete lack of research is another. And for the love of God, authors, is it that difficult to hand your manuscript to a native speaker of the foreign tongue you're attempting to mangle and ask them "Look, would somebody actually say something like this in your language, or did I just inadvertently reveal my hero's latent homosexual tendencies by having him address the heroine by the masculine form of 'my darling' throughout the book?"

There are attempts to address some fandom controversies in this work, including Cassandra Clare, author of The Mortal Instruments series, who plagiarized from a romance author back in her fanfic writing days. Jamison undercuts the plagiarism by saying "Isn't all fanfic copyright infringement anyway?" note 
— Commenter Rose reviewing Anne Jamison's Fic: Why Fanfiction is Taking Over the World


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