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Chris: I’d like to point out that at this point, Vicki’s romantic choices in this movie are a) the mass murdering psychopath clown, and b) the guy who date rapes her, knocks her out and gropes her so that he can steal something from her, and shoves her down onto a couch and says “you’re a real nice girl and I like you a lot but for right now, shut up.” Also Knox, who is funny and charming and actually does his damn job, and even ends up saving her life. But he’s not really in the running.
David: A bit of a lovestruck puppy, maybe, but in comparison to Napier and Wayne he’s, like, Ryan Reynolds.
Chris: Compared to Keaton’s Bruce Wayne, he’s Danny Ocean.
Chris Sims and David Uzumeri on Batman (1989)

Mario: "Hey, Koopa, you're such a stubborn fellow. Won't you give up on Peach already?"
Bowser: "Well I regret to inform you that's unacceptable. I'm her destiny, no doubt about it."
Peach: "Won't the both of you stop it? Just look at the mirror..."
Both: "Well you don't have to say such a thing. Men compete with their hearts!"
Bowser: "My sweetest Peach-girl, I'm so in love with you. If you can't understand that, I'll kidnap you and seal you up again."
Mario: "I'll steal you back, risking my life, but I can not steal your heart..."
Peach: "Cut it out, the two of you, are you listening to me at all?"
Both: "The tsundere in you is also charming, and men compete with their hearts!"

He's not CREEPY. I just think he's an idiot who's seen too many John Cusack movies where persistence gets the girl no matter how big an ass you make of yourself.

"I spent years. And I mean every minute of them. Building you this...huge house inside of my heart. It had many little rooms where we could be silly, or naked, or sweet-sap corny. Or maybe we could just talk or fight or be together in silence. Nothing was missing. Except you. So I waited. But you never arrived, and the house started decaying. And I, I just couldn't stand it. And so I burned it down and demolished the whole thing with a steamroller. And you are, with your little suitcase. You find me standing among the ruins. And you ask me why I'm so sad. And then you ask me why I'm angry."
Dave (to Margaret), College Roomies from Hell!!!

...don't complain about how girls fall for jerks; they fall for those jerks because those jerks have other things they can offer. "But I'm a great listener!" Are you? Because you're willing to sit quietly in exchange for the chance to be in the proximity of a pretty girl (and spend every second imagining how soft her skin must be)? Well guess what, there's another guy in her life who also knows how to do that, and he can play the guitar. Saying that you're a nice guy is like a restaurant whose only selling point is that the food doesn't make you sick. You're like a new movie whose title is This Movie Is in English, and its tagline is "The actors are clearly visible."

Marty: Are you sure this is a good idea?
Greg: Dude, she doesn't like you. She's shown no interest. She's way into someone else. Why give up now? This is the right move!


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