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Who Said It?

  1. Aug 3, 2004 #1

    Ivan Seeking

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    I thought we might try another winner goes next thread like the What Was It? thread started by Wolram. Quote from any great work of literature, any infamously or not cheesy sit-com, the theater, popular movies, PF conversations, or from any source that should be known to some people at least. Whatever really just try to avoid sources so obscure that no one could possibly know or find the answer. I would think the quotes should be as accurate as possible but that mostly accurate should do in most cases. As before I would think that clues are appropriate as needed.

    I’ll go first:
     
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  3. Aug 3, 2004 #2
    That would be Machiavelli.

    Who said it:

    "-then it is a mere matter of time when men will succeed in attaching their machinery to the very wheelwork of nature."
     
  4. Aug 3, 2004 #3

    BobG

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    :rofl:

    Not that quote!

    "They're shooting at the cans."

    Steve Martin in the Jerk.
     
  5. Aug 3, 2004 #4
    could be Laplace ?
     
  6. Aug 3, 2004 #5

    Ivan Seeking

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    Yes I lured in Zooby with the wrong quote. :surprise:

    BobG is up.
     
  7. Aug 3, 2004 #6
    No, hehehehehe, I gave exactly the answer the Jerk would have given.
     
  8. Aug 3, 2004 #7

    Ivan Seeking

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    Geez. I fell for it hook line and sinker. :biggrin:
     
  9. Aug 3, 2004 #8
    Nikola Tesla


    :smile:
     
  10. Aug 3, 2004 #9

    Ivan Seeking

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    "With God as my witness, I thought turkeys could fly".
    WKRP; Herb Tarlek.

    I think that was one of the funniest sit-com episodes ever. I loved Les's Hindenberg-like disaster reporting on the scene when the turkeys were released from the helicopter. :rofl: :rofl: :rofl:

    NEXT:
     
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  11. Aug 3, 2004 #10

    Ivan Seeking

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    You still have a question coming BobG.
     
  12. Aug 3, 2004 #11

    BobG

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    "Whaaaat... dooooeeees... theeeee... yeeeel-looowwww... liiiiight... meeeeaaan?"
     
  13. Aug 3, 2004 #12
    Jim from Taxi.

    I saw a special on that once. The director told him to repeat it until the audience stopped laughing. Great scene. :rofl:
     
  14. Aug 3, 2004 #13
    To ere is Truman.
     
  15. Aug 3, 2004 #14

    Gokul43201

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    Wow ! Is that attributed to one person? I thought that joke had been around since after the bomb :eek:
     
  16. Aug 3, 2004 #15
    Affirmatory. (<---Can't just say "yes". Have to use a long word because the system won't post messages with less than ten characters.)
     
  17. Aug 4, 2004 #16

    Ivan Seeking

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    Your up Artman.


    Here is a hint for my quote: Olympics
     
  18. Aug 4, 2004 #17
    That quote was used on a popular TV show. That is the one I am looking for.
     
  19. Aug 4, 2004 #18

    Ivan Seeking

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    This quote is from the Olympic figure skating silver medalist, Nancy Kerrigan - the victim Portland's own Tanya Harding. Kerrigan unintentionally said this loud enough for the microphones to hear while she was in the celebration parade of her success, at Disneyland. What a spoiled little brat.

    Next, I bet someone can get this in one word:
     
  20. Aug 4, 2004 #19
    "Open the pod bay doors, Hal."

    "I'm sorry, Dave. I can't do that."
     
  21. Aug 4, 2004 #20
    "What are you doing Dave?"

    Darn, wasn't in time.
     
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