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BS: Famous exit lines

Georgiansilver 09 May 09 - 04:16 AM
Peace 09 May 09 - 02:46 AM
GUEST,Guest from Sanity 08 May 09 - 11:45 PM
Midchuck 08 May 09 - 10:15 PM
Art Thieme 08 May 09 - 09:41 PM
Little Hawk 08 May 09 - 08:11 PM
Stringsinger 08 May 09 - 05:54 PM
Ed T 07 May 09 - 11:45 PM
Donuel 07 May 09 - 09:05 PM
Ed T 07 May 09 - 07:58 PM
meself 07 May 09 - 05:42 PM
robomatic 07 May 09 - 04:37 PM
GUEST,Slag 07 May 09 - 04:33 PM
frogprince 07 May 09 - 12:41 PM
Lonesome EJ 06 May 09 - 10:22 PM
Ron Davies 06 May 09 - 09:02 PM
Ed T 06 May 09 - 07:17 PM
Ed T 06 May 09 - 06:29 PM
Little Hawk 06 May 09 - 06:18 PM
Gurney 06 May 09 - 05:40 PM
Ed T 06 May 09 - 04:59 PM
Donuel 06 May 09 - 10:15 AM
Ythanside 06 May 09 - 02:57 AM
Ed T 05 May 09 - 08:42 PM
Lonesome EJ 05 May 09 - 07:13 PM
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Subject: RE: BS: Famous exit lines
From: Georgiansilver
Date: 09 May 09 - 04:16 AM

Can't really think of any so "I'm outta here"


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Subject: RE: BS: Famous exit lines
From: Peace
Date: 09 May 09 - 02:46 AM

I don't know whether anyone has yet posted the gem attributed to WC Fields (probably myth, but who knows with WC).

The story goes that as he was about to die--within minutes--he turned to Barrymore and said, "Lionel, I look back on the times I was rued to little kids and I'm sorry. The times I told stray dogs to get lost and when they didn't leav I kicked them. The times I was miserable to orphans and other people. Lionel, I'm sorry." Story goes that Fields then closed his eyes and seemed to expire. As Barryn\more was leaving the room, he heard a noise behind him. He turned, and Fields had raised himself to his elbows. He said, "Lione, on second thought, fuck 'em." THEN he died.


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Subject: RE: BS: Famous exit lines
From: GUEST,Guest from Sanity
Date: 08 May 09 - 11:45 PM

Yes Darling, I'll come to bed. Go ahead and I'll be up...and if I'm not up within an hour, you can go ahead and start without me.--Black Adder


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Subject: RE: BS: Famous exit lines
From: Midchuck
Date: 08 May 09 - 10:15 PM

After sex exit:

...

Is this your bra?


How did you mean that to be stressed?

"Is this your bra?" or "Is this your bra?"

It makes a difference, although either could be dangerous.

Peter


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Subject: RE: BS: Famous exit lines
From: Art Thieme
Date: 08 May 09 - 09:41 PM

I've always felt that he guy that threw the switch to execute John Wayne Gacy really missed the boat when he did not say:


"Say goodnight, Gacy!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!"

I AM REALLY PROUD OF COMING UP WITH THAT ONE!!!

Art


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Subject: RE: BS: Famous exit lines
From: Little Hawk
Date: 08 May 09 - 08:11 PM

Reynolds was a very good man, robomatic. My regrets if I misquoted him. I think he was too busy at the time to make quips about elephants anyway. ;-) That first day at Gettysburg was a darned hazardous business if you were positioned where Reynolds and Buford were.


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Subject: RE: BS: Famous exit lines
From: Stringsinger
Date: 08 May 09 - 05:54 PM

Buddy Rich (in this somewhat apocryphal story) was reputedly asked by the doctors
if there was anything that could be eliminated to make his final moments more comfortable. The be bop jazz drummer didn't miss a beat. "Yeah," he said, "Country music."

Frank


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Subject: RE: BS: Famous exit lines
From: Ed T
Date: 07 May 09 - 11:45 PM

After sex exit:

I'm done, are you?

Is this your bra?


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Subject: RE: BS: Famous exit lines
From: Donuel
Date: 07 May 09 - 09:05 PM

I was just trying to have octuplets

Manny Ramirez


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Subject: RE: BS: Famous exit lines
From: Ed T
Date: 07 May 09 - 07:58 PM

"It is time I stepped aside for a less experienced and less able man."
Scott Elledge, on his retirement as a Professor at Cornell

"My work is done. Why wait" George Eastman


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Subject: RE: BS: Famous exit lines
From: meself
Date: 07 May 09 - 05:42 PM

There was a news story last year about an execution in North Caolina, or some such place. The condemned man was hoping for a reprieve from the Governor. About five minutes before the execution, he was informed that his request for a reprieve had been denied. His reply: "Well - you can tell Governor Smith he's lost my vote!"

(I'm not sure the governor's name was Smith, though ... )


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Subject: RE: BS: Famous exit lines
From: robomatic
Date: 07 May 09 - 04:37 PM

Little Hawk:

Reynolds was a good man, too good to be branded with such a quote:

General John Sedgwick, Union Commander in the U.S. Civil War, who was hit by sniper fire a few minutes after saying:

"They couldn't hit an elephant at this distance."


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Subject: RE: BS: Famous exit lines
From: GUEST,Slag
Date: 07 May 09 - 04:33 PM

I've seen this one more than once:

"It's the blue wire. It's always the blue wire..."

Shwit, Shwit, Shwit (Zorro's parting comment).

"A little traveling music, please..." Jackie Gleason

"I never felt better..." spoken by a many. Which reminds me...

I read in a book of famous last words of a noble lady ( a duchess or some such ) who lay dying, to her doctor "Anyone who can fart like that can't be too bad off."

In response to the shrew's question, "Where are you going?" "To the store to get some (name your product)!"


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Subject: RE: BS: Famous exit lines
From: frogprince
Date: 07 May 09 - 12:41 PM

"This is funny" - Doc Holliday


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Subject: RE: BS: Famous exit lines
From: Lonesome EJ
Date: 06 May 09 - 10:22 PM

"And THAT is my LAST post on this thread!" (uttered by numerous offended people on this forum as they stalk off...most of them then lurk around for awhile watching the continuing progress of the thread in question) ;-)

I love it, LH! Even better, the "Farewell Mudcat" Threads where some whiner decides to announce his departure from the Forum because

a)"This no longer a forum about folk music, and I must gather my dignity and leave..aloha"
b)"I have been insulted for the last time...goodbye"
c) "My comments have been edited, removed, and I can no longer submit to the heavy hand of the Moderators...farewell"

Really, my least favorite kind of thread I must say, and I can imagine the "leaver" savoring all the calls to desist and forgive. Reminds me of the King who decided to hold his state funeral before his death, in order that he could hear all of the praise and adoration which would otherwise have been wasted.

Some of them even start another thread announcing their return so that the tender souls who begged them not to go in the first place can welcome them back with open arms.


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Subject: RE: BS: Famous exit lines
From: Ron Davies
Date: 06 May 09 - 09:02 PM

I'm pretty sure I got this from Mudcat--don't know specifically who:

You may not know that vehicles sold in the US have "black boxes", similar to those in planes. The National Highway Safety Admininistration has been checking the black boxes in vehicles after accidents fatal to all the occupants. They've uncovered a fascinating pattern. In most states the last words spoken in the vehicle are usually: "Oh, f---".    But in Texas, Alabama, and West Virginia the last words are:   "Here, hold my beer and watch this."


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Subject: RE: BS: Famous exit lines
From: Ed T
Date: 06 May 09 - 07:17 PM

George Bernard Shaw's epitaph reads:
"I knew that if I lived long enough, something like this would happen."


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Subject: RE: BS: Famous exit lines
From: Ed T
Date: 06 May 09 - 06:29 PM

It's time gentlemen please, it's time you're no longer here
It's time gentlemen please, it's time to drink up your beer!

Closing song, the Pig n Whistle TV show.


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Subject: RE: BS: Famous exit lines
From: Little Hawk
Date: 06 May 09 - 06:18 PM

"And THAT is my LAST post on this thread!" (uttered by numerous offended people on this forum as they stalk off...most of them then lurk around for awhile watching the continuing progress of the thread in question) ;-)


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Subject: RE: BS: Famous exit lines
From: Gurney
Date: 06 May 09 - 05:40 PM

A famous English physician, whose name escapes me, took his own pulse:
"Stopped!"


"And it's goodnight from me....."
"And it's goodnight from him!"

The Two Ronnies.


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Subject: RE: BS: Famous exit lines
From: Ed T
Date: 06 May 09 - 04:59 PM

"It seems like a good day to have a last day",
Exit quote from Pierre Trudeau, on stepping down as Canada's Prime Minister, at a news scrum Feb. 29, 1984.


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Subject: RE: BS: Famous exit lines
From: Donuel
Date: 06 May 09 - 10:15 AM

rosebud


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Subject: RE: BS: Famous exit lines
From: Ythanside
Date: 06 May 09 - 02:57 AM

'Lizzie, put that axe down this minute!'

Mr Borden


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Subject: RE: BS: Famous exit lines
From: Ed T
Date: 05 May 09 - 08:42 PM

Exit, stage left: frequent exit line in Snagglepuss cartoons.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IW4pvbjZAeM&feature=related


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Subject: RE: BS: Famous exit lines
From: Lonesome EJ
Date: 05 May 09 - 07:13 PM

"and AwwwwWWWayyy we go!"
.....Jackie Gleason, with appropriate body language and background dance music.

A little traveling music


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Subject: RE: BS: Famous exit lines
From: Ythanside
Date: 05 May 09 - 05:57 PM

'That wallpaper will be the death of me.'

Napoleon Bonaparte


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Subject: RE: BS: Famous exit lines
From: Jack Campin
Date: 05 May 09 - 04:50 AM

Probably an urban legend, but Nikola Tesla is said to have been shaking his fist at the sky while watching a thunderstorm, shouting "I'VE MADE BETTER LIGHTNING THAN THAT!!!" Whereupon he fell down dead with a heart attack.


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Subject: RE: BS: Famous exit lines
From: Allen in Oz
Date: 05 May 09 - 12:36 AM

" Such is Life"

Ned Kelly and (I think) George 111

Ad 1943

ps, Gertrude Stein's quote was to Alice B Toklas


AD


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Subject: RE: BS: Famous exit lines
From: Little Hawk
Date: 04 May 09 - 11:29 PM

Mr Red, I think that was Reynolds, early on the first day of Gettysburg. He was shot dead at very long range by a Confederate sniper, and the Union lost one of their best generals.


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Subject: RE: BS: Famous exit lines
From: Joe_F
Date: 04 May 09 - 09:28 PM

Just a moment, Father; we'll leave together.
-- Mme le Pompadour, to the priest preparing for her last rites


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Subject: RE: BS: Famous exit lines
From: curmudgeon
Date: 04 May 09 - 08:20 PM

I have been led to believe that Raleigh's last sentence was, "This is sharp medicine, but it cures all ills."


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Subject: RE: BS: Famous exit lines
From: Bee-dubya-ell
Date: 04 May 09 - 05:18 PM

Gertrude Stein's last words:

"What is the answer? (long pause) In that case, what is the question?"


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Subject: RE: BS: Famous exit lines
From: Skivee
Date: 04 May 09 - 04:45 PM

Mary
"Abe, stop fidgetting!"

                        Abe
"You said this play was going to be funny. It's lasted three hours and only started 40 minutes ago...I wish someone would just shoot me."

   (cue commotion at rear of presidential compartment)


                Mr. Lincoln Exits


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Subject: RE: BS: Famous exit lines
From: Lonesome EJ
Date: 04 May 09 - 03:13 PM

When reading Keats' Ode to a Nightingale in college, I was struck by the poem's power, but particularly by the closing lines.
The poet hears the call of the nightingale in a solitary woods, and the sound seems to draw his soul out of his body in an exquisite way that suggests a beauty in final release, in the act of dying amid such perfection. And the hint that dying might be only an awakening into a different reality.
These are the last lines..

"Adieu! adieu! thy plaintive anthem fades   
Past the near meadows, over the still stream,   
    Up the hill-side; and now 'tis buried deep   
          In the next valley-glades:   
Was it a vision, or a waking dream?   
    Fled is that music:—do I wake or sleep? "


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Subject: RE: BS: Famous exit lines
From: Cluin
Date: 21 May 03 - 02:59 PM

"Well, that's the news and I am outta here!"
    ~ Dennis Miller


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Subject: RE: BS: Famous exit lines
From: GUEST,Johnny in OKC
Date: 18 May 03 - 10:39 AM

Can't leave this thread without mention
of the greatest exit line of all:

"Hi-yo, Silver, away!"

For Brits, this was the tag line of
the Lone Ranger. Silver was his mighty
horse.

JOHNNY in OKC


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Subject: RE: BS: Famous exit lines
From: GUEST
Date: 17 May 03 - 08:55 PM

And now for the Prologue - Frankie Howerd in Up Pompeii

I need this parade like I need another hole in the head - John F Kennedy


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Subject: RE: BS: Famous exit lines
From: The Walrus
Date: 17 May 03 - 08:50 PM

Dick,

"...When someone famous (memory faileth) was about to be hanged he said :I pray you will assist me to the top of the ladder. As for the descent, I shall fend for myself."..."

That sounds like Sir Walter Raleigh, he was beheaded by order of James I (or I of England & VI of Scotland to be pedantic).

Walrus


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Subject: RE: BS: Famous exit lines
From: Amos
Date: 17 May 03 - 07:28 PM

"What is it, my beloved, that carries you away???"

"Why it is my horse, love, it is my horse!"

(from some obscure Shakespearean scene misplaced in memory and misquoted, no doubt....)


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Subject: RE: BS: Famous exit lines
From: dick greenhaus
Date: 17 May 03 - 02:29 PM

Well, there are a few favorites of mine.

When WC Fields lay on his deathbed he (allegedly) heard a newsboy hawking papers out on the bitter old, snow-covers streets. "I think I'll leave all my money to the poo newsboys," he said, feebly. A moment later, he said "On second thought, fuck the newsboys."

and,

When someone famous (memory faileth) was about to be hanged he said :I pray you will assist me to the top of the ladder. As for the descent, I shall fend for myself."

and (as I'm told by a friend at the NTSB), the universal last words recorded by pilots who are about to crash are "Oh shit..."


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Subject: RE: BS: Famous exit lines
From: The Walrus
Date: 16 May 03 - 06:38 PM

"Oh! I must be turning into a god"
The Emporor Vespasian

Not last words but two epitaphs:

On David Lloyd-George

"Lloyd-George, no doubt,
When life ebbs out,
Will ride in a firey chariot.
He'll be driven 'in State',
On a red-hot plate
With Satan and Judas Iscariot"

On Oscar Wilde: (I've heard this attributed to Whistler)

"When Oscar went to meet his God,
'twas earth to earth and sod to sod.
It was for sinners such as this
Hell was created bottomless."


Regards

Walrus.


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Subject: RE: BS: Famous exit lines
From: Shields Folk
Date: 16 May 03 - 09:50 AM

Put that bow and arrow down, you'll have somebodys eye out!

Harold of Wessex (1066)


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Subject: RE: BS: Famous exit lines
From: Micca
Date: 16 May 03 - 06:16 AM

Window Cleaner on window ledge on Skyscraper wearing safety harness addressing broken harness on next window " AAAAARRRGGGGH? What do you mean AAAAARRRGGGGH?"


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Subject: RE: BS: Famous exit lines
From: gnu
Date: 16 May 03 - 05:27 AM

Cluin... you should have put a "tea cup down" warning on that one.

wetgnu


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Subject: RE: BS: Famous exit lines
From: GUEST,Johnny in OKC
Date: 16 May 03 - 04:14 AM

"Confusion, catastrophe and mayhem --
my work here is finished!"


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Subject: RE: BS: Famous exit lines
From: Troll
Date: 16 May 03 - 02:54 AM

Amos, Durante's famous exit line was, "Goodnight Mrs. Callabash, wherever you are."; not Mrs. Murgatroyd.

Bob and Ray: "this is Bob saying,'Write if you get work', and Ray,'Hang by your thumbs'."

troll


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Subject: RE: BS: Famous exit lines
From: Cluin
Date: 15 May 03 - 09:25 PM

"When you're ready to talk aboutmore money and thome therioth thcripth with romanth, you know how to reach me..."
   ~ Herve Villechaize


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Subject: RE: BS: Famous exit lines
From: GUEST
Date: 15 May 03 - 08:21 AM

"Smoke me a kipper, I'll be back for breakfast" Arnold Rimmer, of Red Dwarf


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Subject: RE: BS: Famous exit lines
From: 8_Pints
Date: 14 May 03 - 08:09 PM

Spike Milligan's epitaph ......'I told I wasn't well!'

Manager to redundant employee ....'I don't know how we're going to manage without you, but we are going to try!'


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Subject: RE: BS: Famous exit lines
From: IanC
Date: 14 May 03 - 08:58 AM

Here's one that's well attested and is close to my favourite.

Latimer & Ridley (burnt alive at Oxford in the year 1555):

Then they brought a lighted fagot, and laid the same down at Ridley's feet; upon which Latimer said calling out from the fire, "Be of good comfort, Master Ridley, and play the man. We shall this day light such a candle, by God's grace, in England, as I trust shall never be put out.
(from Foxe's Book of Martyrs)


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