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The Doctor: (somewhat grossed out) I'd have to settle down... Get a house or something, a proper house with, with, with... With doors and carpets! Me, living in a house! Now that, that! That is terrifying.
Rose: (sing-song) You'd have to get a mortgage!
The Doctor: No.
Rose: Oh, yes.
The Doctor: I'm dying, that's it. I am dying. It's all over.
Doctor Who, "The Impossible Planet"

The Doctor: (lying upside-down on the couch) Four days. Nothing. (picks up a cube and smacks it) Not a single change in any cube, anywhere in the world. Four days, and I'm still in your lounge!
Amy: You're the one who wanted to "observe" them.
The Doctor: Yes, well, I thought they'd do something, didn't I? Not just sit there while everyone eats ENDLESS CEREAL!
Rory: You said we had to be patient...
The Doctor: Yes! You! Not me! I HATE being patient, patience is for wimps!
Doctor Who, "The Power of Three"

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It's the unpredictability I crave! The coulds and mights and perhapses! When they slapped a condemned notice on my world and put progress on pause, they consigned me to a living hell of always knowing how the story ends! No surprises! No twists! No turns!
[transforms into the bird merchant]
Why haggle when you know the final price?
[transforms into the carnival barker]
Why spin the wheel when the ball's already in the slot?
[transforms into the Jester]
Why tell the joke when you already know the punchline?

There is nothing a Lord of Change despises more than the entrapping comforts of stability and familiarity, and nothing that will please one more than to see worlds broken and made anew.
Warhammer 40,000: Codex - Chaos Daemons

I've finally come to realization that the Toucan Lagoon simulation has run it's course.
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I'm tired of the beating sun and ceaseless pounding of the lagoon's waves upon the shore. I no longer take pleasure in watching Simpson wither away from scurvy, or hearing Neusbaum's screams as he's devoured by the mako shark.
I am, quite simply, bored. It is time to reset the simulation once again.
Stanislaus Braun, Fallout 3
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