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The New New Quote Thread

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by D'Snowth, Oct 3, 2014.

  1. D'Snowth

    D'Snowth Well-Known Member

    STANLEY: Hello, this is Stanley the Troll! Happy-happy-happy, pretty-pretty-pretty!
    NOSTALGIA CRITIC: Hey! How come your dreaming is so much more powerful than mine?
    STANLEY: Oh! That's because I have the power of buttery butterflies, beautiful flowers, and the wasted talents of ex-Disney animators!
    NOSTALGIA CRITIC: YOU! ARE! SCUM!!!
    STANLEY: I love you!
    NOSTALGIA CRITIC: O.O (Hangs up)
     
  2. D'Snowth

    D'Snowth Well-Known Member

    "The man of genius inspires us with a boundless confidence in our powers." ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

    "Jim Henson inspires us in the power of puppetry." ~ Me
     
  3. 1000 Eyes

    1000 Eyes Well-Known Member

    Misa (on her boyfriend): I couldn't imagine a world with Light!
    L: Yes, that would be dark.

    ~Death Note
     
  4. antsamthompson9

    antsamthompson9 Well-Known Member

    Dan Becker: It really is fascinating with all these puppets, from Kermit to Elmo to everything in between, as it gets passed from one puppeteer to the next, how the personality really evolves significantly, and really begins to take on parts of the puppeteer's personality and stuff. It's incredible the history and the generations of the famous puppets out there.
    Brian Meehl: This might be my own bias, but I think the most successful puppets, were the ones that were passed on to another puppeteer, and they were allowed a wide range of changing the character. And they could make the character their own and make it better. And some of the characters, literally the puppeteers were instructed "No, you have to do it like so-and-so did it". It's like trying to do Oliver's Hamlet. You gotta do your own Hamlet. So I really appreciated and loved working with the producers and directors that understood that when you passed on a puppet to someone else, they had to put their own imprint on it.
    Nate Begle: There's always a fine line between, especially if it's a long standing character who's been around for years and years, there's always what they call character integrity. The character exists and it has existed for this long, so there's these certain bullet points that you do have to hit. But then when a new performer takes it over, you have add your own flair, because you're never really gonna be able to do a carbon copy of somebody else's, like no one will be able to do Jim's Kermit. Kermit has very specific personality points that you have to hit, and then you go from there. But I think it's always important to let the performer take on and put a new spin on it.
     
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  5. D'Snowth

    D'Snowth Well-Known Member

    "You never achieve success unless you like what you are doing." ~ Dale Carnegie

    "I like doing puppetry, so I guess I'm about as successful as I'll ever be." ~ Me
     
  6. D'Snowth

    D'Snowth Well-Known Member

    "Find a job you love and you'll never work a day in your life." ~ Confucious

    "Isn't that basically everybody's ideal living?" ~ Me
     
  7. Pig's Laundry

    Pig's Laundry Well-Known Member

    Nobody's a nobody, and everybody is weird like you and me
    ~ the cast of The Amazing World of Gumball
     
  8. 1000 Eyes

    1000 Eyes Well-Known Member

    "Bang."
    ~Spike Spiegel, Cowboy Bebop
     
  9. antsamthompson9

    antsamthompson9 Well-Known Member

    From the first episode of Grant Bachicco's new podcast Under the Puppet.
    Tyler Bunch: The audition that I felt the most inappropriate about, so to speak, was the amazing group of professionals that was needed to keep the energy going when things went down so to speak at Sesame Street with Kevin Clash, and it became necessary to find someone else to fill the ridiculously large shoes of Kevin Clash and the character Elmo. I don't even come close to doing an Elmo voice. I do cute high-pitched voices like Treelo, but it ain't no Elmo and I knew that. And I hesitated even going in for the audition. And kudos to Ryan Dillon who has since done amazing work with having to follow in Kevin's footsteps. And all of us wishing that it weren't necessary to do so, but wanting as much as Kevin would for the character and the whole entity to survive. To have people on the other side of the camera laughing at your audition, like literally out-loud guffawing. And I was too, it was so bad. It was just not good at all, it sounded more like Golum of Peter Jackson fame.
     
  10. Pig's Laundry

    Pig's Laundry Well-Known Member

    Well, at least Tyler works with good friends, so hopefully he's not too embarrassed.
    I wonder who else auditioned for Elmo.
     
  11. antsamthompson9

    antsamthompson9 Well-Known Member

    The follow up to my last quote.
    Grant: But you do that audition, right? Like if you get that audition, you go do it even if you're like "This isn't me", but you go do it right?
    Tyler: Most definitely. And you commit to what your thing is and if you know that it stinks, make a character out of whatever that thing is. It's not gonna be the character they're looking for, but it will memorable.
    Grant: And it'll turn into something else.
    Tyler: Exactly.
     
  12. D'Snowth

    D'Snowth Well-Known Member

    "The happiness of a man in this life does not consist in the absence but in the mastery of his passions." ~ Alfred Lord Tennyson

    "Makes sense. 'Puppet Master' used to be a nickname of mine, and I was happy with that." ~ Me
     
  13. D'Snowth

    D'Snowth Well-Known Member

    "Dreams are illustrations from the book your soul is writing about you." ~ Marsha Norman

    "Mine must be a tormented soul writing an incomprehensible saga then." ~ Me
     
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  14. D'Snowth

    D'Snowth Well-Known Member

    "Learn from yesterday. Live for today. Hope for tomorrow." ~ Albert Einstein
     
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  15. fuzzygobo

    fuzzygobo Well-Known Member

    "Many people will walk in and out of your life, but a true friend will leave footprints on your heart".

    I hope all of you have the fortune of having a true friend in your life. if you're lucky enough to have five in your lifetime, you're way ahead of the curve.
     
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  16. D'Snowth

    D'Snowth Well-Known Member

    "Happiness doesn't depend on any external conditions; it is governed by our mental attitude." ~ Dale Carnegie
     
  17. D'Snowth

    D'Snowth Well-Known Member

    "All great achievements require time." ~ David J. Schwartz

    "However, nobody tells you that amount of time could be a lifetime." ~ Me
     
  18. D'Snowth

    D'Snowth Well-Known Member

    "You can't have a better tomorrow if you are thinking about yesterday all the time." ~ Charles F. Kettering
     
  19. D'Snowth

    D'Snowth Well-Known Member

    "Many of us crucify ourselves between two thieves: regret for the past and fear of the future." ~ Fulton Oursler
     
  20. D'Snowth

    D'Snowth Well-Known Member

    "We can do anything we want to if we stick to it long enough." ~ Helen Keller
     

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