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    People in movies and TV shows...

    Why is it that people in a movie or a tv show, when arriving somewhere in a car at night, they pull up in their car, and get out, but they never turn the lights off on the car or truck they're driving.

    I would estimate this happens about 86% of the time.

    If I always left my lights on all the time like that, I would always have a dead battery.
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    Same reason that Jack can go 24 hours without eating or taking a bathroom break. And never chare his phone.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ghoti View Post
    Same reason that Jack can go 24 hours without eating or taking a bathroom break. And never chare his phone.

    Is Jack the new Chuck Norris?

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    Same reason you never, EVER see anyone put a rubber on

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    same reason nobody ever says "goodbye" on a phone call. They just stop talking and dramatically hang up.
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    Auto-shut off lights. I do that crap to people all the time. I'll be in a parking lot and say "hey you left your lights on." Then, I get "oh, it's cool, they shut off on their own."

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    Same reason Sponge Bob can build a fire on the beach before going surfing - underwater.

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    no one ever reloads... wtf.
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    Quote Originally Posted by monzie View Post
    Auto-shut off lights. I do that crap to people all the time. I'll be in a parking lot and say "hey you left your lights on." Then, I get "oh, it's cool, they shut off on their own."
    Yep! Same here, how funny.

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    Just like when people turn into zombies, the only way to kill them is to shoot'em in the head.
    Bicycles dont have motors or batteries.

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    because dead car batteries are badass.

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    Quote Originally Posted by NicoleB28 View Post
    same reason nobody ever says "goodbye" on a phone call. They just stop talking and dramatically hang up.
    I always say 'bye at the end of a call. I'm not famous but I might be infamous.
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    Quote Originally Posted by monzie View Post
    Auto-shut off lights. I do that crap to people all the time. I'll be in a parking lot and say "hey you left your lights on." Then, I get "oh, it's cool, they shut off on their own."
    Yup, welcome to the 21st century of auto making Net Wurker.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ambassadorhawg View Post
    I always say 'bye at the end of a call. I'm not famous but I might be infamous.
    Wait, is that like flammable & inflammable?

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    ^^yes, yes it is. I think that's the joke.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ghoti View Post
    or taking a bathroom break.
    Hollywood needs to work this to their advantage. Instead of ending a scene cold they could have one of the actors say "I gotta drop a deuce. I'll meet you at the car." or they could say "all this coffee I've been drinking has me wanting to see a man about a horse."
    Authorities speculate that speed may have been a factor. They are also holding gravity and inertia for questioning.

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    Quote Originally Posted by monzie View Post
    Auto-shut off lights. I do that crap to people all the time. I'll be in a parking lot and say "hey you left your lights on." Then, I get "oh, it's cool, they shut off on their own."
    My 98 accord does that. Like 30 seconds after the door is shut with no key in the ignition the headlights will turn off on its own and turn back on when the door is opened. If my 14 year old economy car does it I would assume most new cars would also do it.

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    I like the peeling out sound on wet pavement in movies, myself.

    Also, any movie that takes place in the ancient times or fantasy times... English accent. Doesn't matter if it's in Rome or Persia... everybody has an English accent. Heck, Princess Lea starts out with an English accent at the beginning of Star Wars, and by the end she's sportin' a good ol' fashion American accent circa 1940's.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ghoti View Post
    Same reason that Jack can go 24 hours without eating or taking a bathroom break. And never chare his phone.
    yeah almost no one ever takes a crap.

    Almost.

    anyone got a napkin?
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    Quote Originally Posted by NicoleB28 View Post
    same reason nobody ever says "goodbye" on a phone call. They just stop talking and dramatically hang up.
    I do that. Drives my wife nuts. I just say "ok" and hang up. She'll call back mad saying I didn't say "bye". My excuse is that the conversation was done, hence the "ok".

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dion View Post
    I like the peeling out sound on wet pavement in movies, myself.
    Ha, I remember that from the Dukes of Hazzard. They're burning rubber, screeching tires all over the place. On roads made of dirt...

    And why are the streets always wet at night?

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    Quote Originally Posted by NicoleB28 View Post
    same reason nobody ever says "goodbye" on a phone call. They just stop talking and dramatically hang up.
    I have a buddy that does this in real life (well, no dramatic hanging up). When we get through talking he is just gone. Drives me neakin' frutz!

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    Quote Originally Posted by the-one1 View Post
    I do that. Drives my wife nuts. I just say "ok" and hang up. She'll call back mad saying I didn't say "bye". My excuse is that the conversation was done, hence the "ok".
    Oops, didn't read far enough. Sorry, buddy.

    Actually my friend doesn't even do that...

    Me: OK, we will meet you in front of Applebee's in 10 minutes.

    Buddy: {chirping crickets, dead airtime, silence, whatever}

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    Quote Originally Posted by cackalacky View Post
    Ha, I remember that from the Dukes of Hazzard. They're burning rubber, screeching tires all over the place. On roads made of dirt...

    And why are the streets always wet at night?
    And they are always able to get a parking spot directly outside of the restaurant/theater/bar/club.

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    and internet searches mean going to one site that has everything you ever needed to know about everything and everyone.
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    Oh and, hot women like fat guys.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ghoti View Post
    and internet searches mean going to one site that has everything you ever needed to know about everything and everyone.
    You mean Wikipedia?

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    And always in the police shows, the lab tech has been running a search through the database, for hours or maybe days, and as soon as the "chief" or the "sarge" or the "boss" walks into their office to ask about it, halfway through the tech explaing to the "chief" or the "sarge" or the "boss" that nothing has come up yet, "wait, we got a hit!"
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    The same reason that on TV, cars squeal their tires.... on gravel!

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    When the brakes go out nobody ever downshifts. Also, in car chases the vehicles that get passed all seem to start spinning out of control for no real reason.

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    The fights are always unrealistic. Seriously, who could repeatedly punch someone in the face bare fisted and not have a broken hand??

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    People who could punch you in the face repeatedly:
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    Quote Originally Posted by ghoti View Post
    and internet searches mean going to one site that has everything you ever needed to know about everything and everyone.
    That would be Google.

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    i get mad at dramatic long pauses in conversation. actually,dramatic yet poetic conversations in general....NOBODY DOES THAT!
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    Quote Originally Posted by NicoleB28 View Post
    i get mad at dramatic long pauses in conversation. actually,dramatic yet poetic conversations in general....NOBODY DOES THAT!
    this happened to me when i watched lord of the rings! everytime those frickin elves stared at that dumb ring! sorry..hobbit thingies

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    Quote Originally Posted by NicoleB28 View Post
    i get mad at dramatic long pauses in conversation. actually,dramatic yet poetic conversations in general....NOBODY DOES THAT!
    If i do that its because im zoned out on the fact that my train of thought just derailed and I have no earthly idea what I was talking about. Drives my wife nuts.
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    Quote Originally Posted by 53119 View Post
    this happened to me when i watched lord of the rings! everytime those frickin elves stared at that dumb ring! sorry..hobbit thingies
    lolololololl! thats EXACTLY the movie i was thinking about when writing that! or when Frodo just stares at Sam (rather lovingly).
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    Quote Originally Posted by BeginnerCycling View Post
    When the brakes go out nobody ever downshifts. Also, in car chases the vehicles that get passed all seem to start spinning out of control for no real reason.
    And every car in the chase sounds like it has a big block V8 under the hood.
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    Quote Originally Posted by NicoleB28 View Post
    lolololololl! thats EXACTLY the movie i was thinking about when writing that! or when Frodo just stares at Sam (rather lovingly).
    yeah that kinda homoerotic relationship was never in the books...kinda bothered me to see it in the movies. but then again i never pictured hobbits (as i envisioned them from reading the books, before the movies) to be pseudo-effeminate rotund pixies, either.

    bilbo is how i envisioned hobbits. elijah wood was too much of a pretty boy to be frodo. (he was hilarious in wilfred though...)
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