Tend to scatter various phrases - quotes from films, song lyrics etc. - into my everyday interactions with friends, family and colleagues; they are rarely noticed. And if I know DiSers, I imagine you do similar.
Share your favourites, see who recognises their origins
Reason for the thread is that after saying to someone “I like your style” I then found myself following it up with “I like your groove, so come on…” which is a ridiculous 25-year old reference to a hidden track on a certain britpop CD…
My dad used always to watch this bizarre WWII film starring Donald Sutherland as a tank commander in the liberation of France, but played very firmly in the style of a cartoonish 1970’s hippy. He likes to complain about other people’s “negative waves” and I sometimes use quotes from him when I’m being brought down by other people’s negative attitudes.
“Don’t hit me with those negative waves so early in the morning baby”
“Would you knock it off with those negative waves? Why can’t you dig how beautiful it is out here? Why can’t you say something hopeful and righteous for a change?”
Have loads of these with my sister from stupid things we enjoyed growing up
loads of bits of inconsequential dialogue or funny/exaggerated line readings from films - all of these are form the matrix ‘really good noodles’, ‘and when heee found mee’ tearfully ‘he’s never used them before’
a voice that is audible in the background crowd chatter on rollercoaster tycoon - ‘wa-wa-water’
loads of samples from a dance ejay demo we had ‘suddenly!!! a street man!’
Just a whole bunch of really stupid things that we find hilarious but obviously no one else in their right minds would.