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*** Additionally, itís perfectly legal to write whatever you want, in terms payee and amount, on a blank check, and as long as thereís money in the account to cover it, everythingís good. There are actually some limited instances where making out a blank check is a reasonable thing to do, but otherwise, this movie shows why itís generally a stupid thing to do.

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*** Additionally, itís perfectly legal to write whatever you want, in terms payee and amount, on a blank check, and as long as thereís money in the account to cover it, everythingís good. There are actually some limited instances where making out a blank check is a reasonable thing to do, course of action, but otherwise, this movie shows why itís generally a stupid thing to do.

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*** Additionally, itís perfectly legal to write whatever you want, in terms payee and amount, on a blank check, and as long as thereís money in the account to cover it, everythingís good. There are actually some limited instances where making out a blank check is a reasonable thing to do, but otherwise, this movie shows why itís generally a stupid thing to do.


*** Maybe they assumed that Mr Macintosh has a vocal disability and uses a machine to speak for him?

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*** Maybe they assumed that Mr Mr. Macintosh has a vocal disability and uses a machine to speak for him? him?
*** Preston does make the excuse of a sore throat or laryngitis (it's been a while since I watched the movie) as to why Mr. Macintosh isn't talking himself. It's likely they just accepted this as the truth, thinking he was just an eccentric millionaire who didn't want to strain his voice during the bidding process.

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** He was likely shaken up about almost being hurt and freaked his parents only cared about his bike. When a kidís bike is run over (unless they leave their bike in their driveway) most parents ask if their kid is ok first even if theyíre kid is not physically hurt they are likely a little freaked out about what happened and need a hug. Prestonís parents go into a rant about him being irresponsible with his bike despite the fact that Preston was almost hurt.


* Why would the brothers start a computer startup despite not knowing how to use them? And their [[ParentalFavoritism father prefers them to Preston]] to the point of letting them take over his room? In fact, why the hell does he berate Preston for not starting his own business even though he's (in the immortal words of the WebVideo/NostalgiaCritic) like ''seven'', i.e. clearly too early to do so anyway?! Other than him being a {{Jerkass}}.

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* Why would Many people think Preston's parents were being complete assholes because they were more concerned about his bike getting damaged rather than the brothers start a computer startup despite not knowing how to use them? And safety of their [[ParentalFavoritism father prefers them to Preston]] to son, who was almost hit by a car. However, has anyone considered the point of letting them take over his room? In fact, why the hell does he berate possibility that Preston for not starting his own business even though he's (in the immortal words of the WebVideo/NostalgiaCritic) like ''seven'', i.e. clearly too early (either due to do so anyway?! Other than him apathy or just being a {{Jerkass}}.too shaken up by the event to talk about it) just didn't bother to ''tell'' them about the near hit and only mentioned that his bike simply got run over.


* Why would the brothers start a computer startup despite not knowing how to use them? And their [[ParentalFavoritism father prefers them to Preston]] to the point of letting them take over room? In fact, why the hell does he berate Preston for not starting his own business even though he's (in the immortal words of the Nostalgia Critic) like seven, ie clearly too early to do so anyway?! Other than him being a {{Jerkass}}.

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* Why would the brothers start a computer startup despite not knowing how to use them? And their [[ParentalFavoritism father prefers them to Preston]] to the point of letting them take over his room? In fact, why the hell does he berate Preston for not starting his own business even though he's (in the immortal words of the Nostalgia Critic) WebVideo/NostalgiaCritic) like seven, ie ''seven'', i.e. clearly too early to do so anyway?! Other than him being a {{Jerkass}}.


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* FridgeLogic: Apart from "How did he buy that much with $1,000,000?", there's also "Where do you find an abandoned castle in the United States?" This was {{Lampshaded}} by Shay.

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* FridgeLogic: Apart from "How did he buy that much with $1,000,000?", there's also "Where do you find an abandoned castle in the United States?" This was {{Lampshaded}} by Shay.


* Why would the brothers start a computer startup despite not knowing how to use them? And their [[ParentalFavortism father prefers them to Preston]] to the point of letting them take over room? In fact, why the hell does he berate Preston for not starting his own business even though he's (in the immortal words of the Nostalgia Critic) like seven, ie clearly too early to do so anyway?! Other than him being a {{Jerkass}}.

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* Why would the brothers start a computer startup despite not knowing how to use them? And their [[ParentalFavortism [[ParentalFavoritism father prefers them to Preston]] to the point of letting them take over room? In fact, why the hell does he berate Preston for not starting his own business even though he's (in the immortal words of the Nostalgia Critic) like seven, ie clearly too early to do so anyway?! Other than him being a {{Jerkass}}.


* Why would the brothers start a computer startup despite not knowing how to use them? And their [[ParentalFavortism father prefers them to Preston]] to the point of letting them dominate their room? In fact, why the hell does he berate Preston for not starting his own business even though he's (in the immortal words of the Nostalgia Critic) like seven, ie clearly too early to do so anyway?! Other than him being a {{Jerkass}}.

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* Why would the brothers start a computer startup despite not knowing how to use them? And their [[ParentalFavortism father prefers them to Preston]] to the point of letting them dominate their take over room? In fact, why the hell does he berate Preston for not starting his own business even though he's (in the immortal words of the Nostalgia Critic) like seven, ie clearly too early to do so anyway?! Other than him being a {{Jerkass}}.


* Why would the brothers start a computer startup despite not knowing how to use them? And their [[ParentalFavortism father prefers them to Preston]] to the point of letting them dominate their room? In fact, why the hell does he berate Preston for not letting him start his business even though he's (in the immortal words of the Nostalgia Critic) like seven, ie clearly too early to do so anyway?! Other than him being a {{Jerkass}}.

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* Why would the brothers start a computer startup despite not knowing how to use them? And their [[ParentalFavortism father prefers them to Preston]] to the point of letting them dominate their room? In fact, why the hell does he berate Preston for not letting him start starting his own business even though he's (in the immortal words of the Nostalgia Critic) like seven, ie clearly too early to do so anyway?! Other than him being a {{Jerkass}}.

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* Why would the brothers start a computer startup despite not knowing how to use them? And their [[ParentalFavortism father prefers them to Preston]] to the point of letting them dominate their room? In fact, why the hell does he berate Preston for not letting him start his business even though he's (in the immortal words of the Nostalgia Critic) like seven, ie clearly too early to do so anyway?! Other than him being a {{Jerkass}}.

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* Preston's home gets broken into by the crooks at one point. They even break the door down. And then they leave. This never gets brought up again, even when Preston is brought back home at the end of the movie.

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*** Maybe they assumed that Mr Macintosh has a vocal disability and uses a machine to speak for him?


*** Aside from the dubiousness of putting his own values on the check, possible forgery concerning the house, and not getting adults involved sooner, he didn't actually commit any crimes. He got the money legitimately from a legitimate source he had no way of knowing was crooked, and spent it on legitimate items. As for the agent, she thought she was a sweet kid and decided to leave him hoping rather than crush his crush. Finally, it's a 12 year old boy [[{{MST3KMantra}} wish fulfillment movie]].

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*** Aside from the dubiousness of putting his own values on the check, possible forgery concerning the house, and not getting adults involved sooner, he didn't actually commit any crimes. He got the money legitimately from a legitimate source he had no way of knowing was crooked, and spent it on legitimate items. As for the agent, being undercover at the bank she knew from the beginning that he had gotten the money and needed to prove it, but apparently not keep him from spending it. At the end she thought she he was a sweet kid and decided to leave left him hoping rather than crush crushing his crush.crush- the kiss was a reward for his help in the investigation, and that's how she'll explain it to her coworkers. Finally, it's a 12 year old boy [[{{MST3KMantra}} wish fulfillment movie]].


* FridgeLogic: Apart from "How did he buy that much with $1,000,000?", there's also "Where do you find an abandoned castle in the United States?"
** This was {{Lampshaded}} by Shay.
*** [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boldt_Castle Boldt Castle?]]
** Moreso... why did an FBI agent let Preston, a juvenile delinquent who stole/laundered $1,000,000, go away, but not before kissing him in front of all her companions from the FBI?

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* FridgeLogic: Apart from "How did he buy that much with $1,000,000?", there's also "Where do you find an abandoned castle in the United States?"
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States?" This was {{Lampshaded}} by Shay.
*** [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boldt_Castle Boldt Castle?]]
Shay.
**...Texas, it turns out. 1415 Wooldridge Drive in Austin, to be specific.
** Moreso... why Why did an FBI agent let Preston, a juvenile delinquent who stole/laundered inadvertently laundered $1,000,000, go not only get away, but not before kissing kiss him in front of all her companions coworkers?
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from the FBI?dubiousness of putting his own values on the check, possible forgery concerning the house, and not getting adults involved sooner, he didn't actually commit any crimes. He got the money legitimately from a legitimate source he had no way of knowing was crooked, and spent it on legitimate items. As for the agent, she thought she was a sweet kid and decided to leave him hoping rather than crush his crush. Finally, it's a 12 year old boy [[{{MST3KMantra}} wish fulfillment movie]].


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*** No reason for them to care, a buyer is a buyer, and a check is a check. If some guy is a security paranoiac that only speaks through a computer, who are they to judge?

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