Friday? Already? What… when…. how….?
While I try to figure that out, here’s some silliness for all of you:
Over the years I’ve incorporated movie quotes and dialogue into my day-to-day lingo. As we’ve already covered a few times. And why should this week be any different.
Q: What should you say when you learn that one of the places you like to go out to eat at is closing?
A: “Just when I find something that I like in this universe.”
– Yulaw (Jet Li) – The One
Q: What should you say to your pets when they get themselves into precarious situations?
A: “You can’t change your situation. The only thing that you can change is how you choose to deal with it.”
– Katherine (Anna Kendrick) – 50/50
Q: What should you say as your work day is starting to wind down?
A: “Can we lock up and get drunk now?”
– Eddie (Nick Moran) – Lock, Stock, and Two Smoking Barrels
Q: You are manning the grill on a hot summer day, and one of your “friends” asks you to cook their meat a specific way, what should respond with?
A: “Dusty, how do you like your bat?”
– Lucky Day (Steve Martin) – Three Amigos
Q: What should you ask when you have powerful, overwhelming, need to know the answer to something?
A: “What’s in the box?”
– David Mills (Brad Pitt) – Se7en
Q: What should you say when more and more work keeps getting piled onto your desk?
A: “I admire your notion of fair odds, mister.”
– O’Reilly (Charles Bronson) – The Magnificent Seven
Q: What should you say when all hell is about to break loose?
A: “There’s water in the basement, and the pilot light is out.”
– Tess Ocean (Julia Roberts) – Ocean’s Twelve
Q: What should you shout at the beginning of every sporting event you attend in person?
A: “Prepare for glory!”
-King Leonidas (Gerard Butler) – 300
Q: What should you say when someone asks you to do something you don’t want to do? (Not that you “can’t” do, but that you simply don’t feel like doing.)
A: “I’m sorry, Dave. I’m afraid I can’t do that.”
– HAL (Douglas Rain) – 2001: A Space Odyssey
Q: What should you say to the police officer that pulls you over for speeding?*
A: “I am not what is called a civilized man, Professor. I have done with society for reasons that seem good to me. Therefore, I do not obey its laws.”
– Captain Nemo (James Mason) – 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
*We here at The Matticus Kingdom cannot be held responsible for any repercussions experienced for using our Q and A silliness as anything other than entertainment. This seems like a good time to remind you all – “Don’t try this at home, kids.”