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"As Abraham Lincoln once said, Journalism is the first rough draft of history. Or possibly it was Thomas Edison who said that. I'm pretty sure somebody said it, because you often hear journalists quote it in an effort to explain how come they get everything wrong."
Dave Barry's History of the Millennium (So Far)

"Degrassi‘s little discrepancies in terms of how players got their jobs on the Ice Hounds... can be forgiven because these are things that the casual observer, one who does not have regular exposure or extensive knowledge of the junior hockey system, would overlook."
Margann Laurissa , at

"And I can tell you that someone who loves everything there is to love about mythology isn't necessarily interested in the differences between an allosaurus and a T Rex. The paleontologist isn't too keen on finding out every legend involving Athena, either, and neither is the junior Spiderman."
The Asperkid's SECRET Book of Social Rules

What if Zelda was a girl?
—Another anonymous internet philosopher.

Cooper: Gamers are seeing women as these objects of desire, as these hot bodies. They don't show women as being valued as anything other than their sexuality, and it's a man choosing how many women he wants to sleep with.
Jeff: First of all that is completely not true. You can actually play as a man or a woman. Cooper, have you actually played Mass Effect?
Cooper: No!
—Fox News article on Mass Effect

"You know how the news media gets things hilariously wrong whenever they talk about video games, science, or the Internet? Well, the same thing happens when they talk about translation too."
Clyde "Tomato" Mandelin, describing the inspiration behind starting Legends of Localization


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