Live Poll: Need Some Ice for That Burn?

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Which witty comeback below do you think is the best "burn"?

List: http://www.imdb.com/list/ls069904214/
Poll: http://www.imdb.com/poll/gXDhWSSxC5c/
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There are a lot more. For example from the Revenant
Hugh Glass: "You killed my boy."
John Fitzgerald: "Or maybe you shoulda raised a man... instead of some girly little bitch."
Also Army of Darkness
Duke Henry: You Sir, are not one of my vassals... who are you?
Ash: Who wants to know?
Duke Henry: I am Henry the Red. Duke of Shale, Lord of the Northlands and leader of its peoples.
Ash: Well hello Mister Fancypants. Well, I've got news for you pal, you ain't leadin' but two things, right now: Jack and shit... and Jack left town.
From the ones that you have listed, I like Reservoir dog's and Snatch's the most.
Also I believe you can find quite a few from the Princess bride movie.
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Thanks for the suggestions! I steer clear of the misogynistic ones but I'll happily add the Army of Darkness one :) Do you know how I give you credit for it properly? If not, no worries - I'll look it up.
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It's alright don't need any credit, it's nothing.
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Great, I've just added it!
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Suggestions welcome!
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now now, don't speak all at once 
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Don't know about best but the one that makes me really laugh is the one from 'Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels'. With these 2 close behind:

In Bruges 
The Mummy


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Cool idea, I started it a few months ago but I gave up because I could have made a whole list just with Ritchie and Tarantino's movies.

There are a few valid ones: http://www.imdb.com/list/ls066605302/
or maybe just the Aliens one :)
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awesome, thanks! I copied Tootsie and Terms of Endearment
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I think, you should also consider the Aliens one, Velasquez' come-back is quite punchy.

This is a splendid idea for a poll but take it from someone who's probably suggested more quotes-poll than any other user, I think you should really focus on exchanges that don't exceed two or three lines (two is enough actually), many of your options deliver great laughs at the end but the texts are too long, and many deliver sarcastic statements and cynical wisecracks that sound like punch-lines of a long build-up rather than a witty come-back. Two lines should be enough, you know, like Bing - Bong or Bing - Bong - Bada-bing!

You have a great one from Casablanca:

Ugarte: You despise me, don't you?

Rick: If I gave you any thought I probably would.

Mississippi Burning:

Anderson: You know, if I were a Negro, I'd probably think the same way they do.

Ward: If you were a Negro, nobody would give a damn what you thought.

Scarface:

Omar Suarez: Watch my back.

Tony Montana: Better than your front, lemme tell you. Much easier to watch.

Ace Ventura: Pet Detective:

Melissa: You know, you're just mad because your stupid little pebble theory didn't work out and you don't know how to express your anger.

Ace Ventura: Oh yeah? And you're ugly.

Bing - Bong






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Thanks for the great suggestions, and I'll go over what I have as soon as I get the chance!
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ok so the long ones are out (or shortened where I could) and Casablanca and Mississippi Burning are in.  Your list that you linked above doesn't seem to exist any more, though, so could you possibly remind me which Aliens quote you wanted included?
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Laiath, 

This is the quote from Aliens:

Private Hudson: Hey Vasquez, have you ever been mistaken for a man?

Private Vasquez: No. Have you?

I would strongly advice you to remove the character links in your list, because after December 6, IMDb will no longer support character lists, polls or links.

Please see this post:
https://getsatisfaction.com/imdb/topics/changes-to-imdb-characters
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Thanks, got it!
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I agree with Elmo about sticking with two or three lines, and I really hope you include the Aliens quote.
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It's in then! I'll let you guys know when I make the updates. Thanks!
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Where have you gone, Ms Laiath?
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Right here!
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It would be good to have to quotes from older movies.

FYC:

Good Will Hunting
Will: Do you like apples?
Clark: Yeah.
Will: Well, I got her number. How do you like them apples?

In the Heat of the Night
Gillespie: Well you’re pretty sure of yourself, ain’t you, Virgil? Virgil—that’s a funny name for a n***** boy that comes from Philadelphia! What do they call you up there?
Tibbs: They call me Mr. Tibbs!

Goldfinger
James Bond: Do you expect me to talk?
Goldfinger: No, Mr Bond, I expect you to die!

The Breakfast Club
Richard Vernon: Questions?
John Bender: Does Barry Manilow know that you raid his wardrobe?

Pulp Fiction (there are probably several candidates in this film)
Brett: No, no, I just want you to know... I just want you to know how sorry we are that things got so fucked up with us and Mr. Wallace. We got into this thing with the best intentions and I never..
Jules: (*shoots the man on the couch*) Oh. I’m sorry, did I break your concentration?

Casablanca
Ugarte:  You despise me, don’t you?
Rick: Well if I gave you any thought I probably would.

Gone with the Wind
Scarlett: Rhett, Rhett... Rhett, if you go, where shall I go? What shall I do?
Rhett Butler: Frankly, my dear, I don’t give a damn.

The Princess Bride
Prince Humperdinck: First things first, to the death.
Westley: No. To the pain.
Prince Humperdinck: I don't think I'm quite familiar with that phrase.
Westley: I'll explain and I'll use small words so that you'll be sure to understand, you warthog faced buffoon.

Toy Story
Buzz: I've set my laser from stun to kill.
Woody: Oh, great. If anyone attacks we can blink em' to death.
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These are all great! I've included the ones from Casablanca, Toy Story, Gone with the Wind (classic-est of all burns, how did I forget?!), Good Will Hunting
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Laiath, hark! Lol. This is a great poll that deserves to go live -- I hope you come back so it can be completed, and just because it would be cool to have you back around. :)
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Aww thanks rubyfruit76! I'm getting down to it right now
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OK, all done with the edits.  Thanks everyone for the wonderful suggestions!
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Laiath, you still have character links in the list. Could you please remove them?
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Done.  I replaced them with the new links to the character pages. Thanks again!
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Great, thanks!
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why didn't each line appear in its own line in the live poll? 

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This is common, single line breaks are not preserved in polls. But I think the quotes are readable thanks to the character links.
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Thanks Peter! So I should have put two line breaks between each? If I did that right away would it change the live poll, or would I have to request a re-push?
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You would need a re-push. Double line breaks are preserved.
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Done, thanks Peter!
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Forgot an older movie. Lion in winter. John “if I were to catch fire no one would piss on me to put me out. “
Richard “ some one strike a flint and let’ s see”