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Poll: They Were Asking For It...

Which of the responses of these characters do you think is the best comeback?

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    Simon Dermott

    - I can't drive a stolen car.
    • Same principle, four gears forward, one reverse.
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    Dr. Niles Crane

    • If there's anything we can do to cheer you up, just let us know.
    • Perhaps a murder-suicide pact.
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    Eleanor of Aquitaine

    • Give me a little peace.
    • A little? Why so modest? How about eternal peace?
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    • You can swim?
    • Only in the water.
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    Eunice Burns

    Played by Madeline Kahn
    • This woman claims to be a Eunice Burns.
    • I am not "A" Eunice Burns, I am "THE" Eunice Burns
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    Judy Maxwell

    • Don't you know the meaning of propriety?
    • Propriety; noun: conformity to established standards of behavior or manner, suitability, rightness, or justice. See "etiquette.
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    Jack Arnold Alexander Tancred Gurney

    • How do you know you're God?
    - Simple. When I pray to Him, I find I am talking to myself.
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    Grand Duchess Gloriana XIII

    Played by Peter Sellers
    • I warn you, madam - I know the entire Geneva Convention by heart!
    • Oh, how nice! You must recite it for me some evening; I play the harpsichord.
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    - Man is only truly alive when he confronts death.
    • He can also be truly dead.
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    Lady Claire

    • Surely you pray for love and understanding?
    • Every night... without success.
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    Sir Charles

    - He can't forget being rejected by his mother and father at the age of 11. They sent him away, alone, into a primitive community of licensed bullies and pederasts.
    • You mean he went to public school.
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    Addie Pray

    - I got scruples too, you know. You know what that is? Scruples? - No, I don't know what it is, but if you got 'em, it's a sure bet they belong to somebody else!
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    Butch Cassidy

    • Which way?
    • It doesn't matter. I don't know where we've been and I've just been there.
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    Susan Vance

    • But Susan, you can't climb in a man's bedroom window!
    • I know, it's on the second floor!
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    • You mean this is your car? Your golf ball? Your car? Is there anything in the world that doesn't belong to you?
    - Yes, thank heaven, YOU!
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    Mr. Bridger

    Played by Noël Coward
    • They say he's going to do a job in Italy.
    • Well, I hope he likes spaghetti. They serve it four times a day in the Italian prisons.
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    • Do you think there really are people who can just go up and say, "Hi, babe. Name's Charles. This is your lucky night?"
    • Well, if there are, they're not English.
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    • There's a sort of greatness to your lateness.
    • It's not achieved without real suffering.
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    Gracie Hart

    • Why is New Jersey called "The Garden State"?
    • Because it's too hard to fit"Oil and Petrochemical Refinery State" on a license plate?
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    Cheryl Frasier

    • Miss Rhode Island, please describe your idea of a perfect date.
    • That's a tough one. I'd have to say April 25th. Because it's not too hot, not too cold, all you need is a light jacket.