Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Posted on January 24, 2012 at 10:25 PM

Quote; unquote

I love quotes. It always seems someone, somewhere, has said exactly what you're thinking or want to say, in exactly the same tone, with the exact wording that will put your thoughts out there. The problem is finding the right quote for what you want to express!

I'm bringing this up because of a Facebook page. House MD Quotes. This page features quotes from the popular drama series House MD, featuring Hugh Laurie. I recently discovered this page, and, as I am a fan, and a "nitpicker", (I like dissecting and examining things in detail. Sort of like solving puzzles to understand them better. I take whatever it is apart, and examine each piece.) I "liked" it. Right away I had entered several of my fave quotes from the show. And I got noticed!

(As a fan, I love to watch the dvd's of the series, moving from one episode to another, in order, with the Closed Caption option on. That way I can read when I can't quite make out what the actors are saying. I've come across some hilarious, but also poignant quotes that I believe are quite true, and very applicable to life.)

For example, "If I wanted to talk about it, why didn't I bring it up?" (character Thirteen from the episode "It's a Wonderful Lie"), or one of my faves, "Normal is boring!"

Today, when checking out my page on Facebook, I noticed I was now an Administrator of the House MD Quotes page. WOW! I have been given access to manage the page, edit it, and so forth. This may not seem like a big deal to many people, but if you think of the crud that makes it's way around Facebook, the responsibility to NOT screw up becomes very clear.

Besides, I like the honour. Don't really care what you think.


So back to the idea of using quotes. All of us at some time or other, had something we've wanted to say; something that needed saying, but could not find the words. "It's on the tip of my tongue." or "I know what I want to say, I just can't think of how to say it!" Sound familiar? It should. It's happened to you. I guarantee it!

When it does happen, don't you just feel like an idiot? I mean, all those years in school, constantly having your speech, grammar corrected by teachers, parents, etc? And now, as an adult, you can't even think of the words for what you want to say? Makes me want to hide. But that's when humour comes in handy.

Remember those words in the previous paragraph. Chances are you won't be able to think of the words when you want to. :)


Here's the link if you're a fan of House and are curious about these quotes. Remember, any material that does not apply to the site's content will be deleted. I know. I'm one of three who have that power! Buahahahahaha



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Thought of the day: A few quotes from House MD that I find, may give you a bit of insight into my true personality, no matter what you think of me, I will always be honest with anyone about myself, unless I think it’s none of your damn business:

"This is the only me you get."

"People interest me. Conversations don't."

"That was awesome. I gotta start pretending to care."

"We are who people think we are."

“People like talking about people. Makes us feel superior. Makes us feel in control. And sometimes, for some people, knowing some things makes them care.”

“I only get mad when you waste my time. Couldn't care less about yours.”

"Love to hear more of your theory, but I don't give a crap."

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