"I didn't get there by wishing for it or hoping for it, but by working for it."
Dentist: “This will hurt a little.”
Dentist: “I’ve been having an affair with your wife for a while now.”
When Space Invaders was created, Tomohiro Nishikado left in the lag caused by more invaders on the screen in order to create greater difficulty in the games.
In 1980, the first one gigabyte hard drive cost $40,000 and weighed over 500 pounds. Today, a 1 GB drive costs under $3 and weighs less than an ounce.
Kung Fu choreographer Woo-Ping Yuen initially refused to work on the film, and hoped that by asking for an exorbitant fee, it would turn off the Wachowskis. It didn't. He next formulated what he considered an impossible request. He said that he'd agree only if he had complete control of the fights, and that he trained the actors for four months before they shoot. The Wachowskis complied with his request.
"Well, here's another nice mess you've gotten me into!"
Sons of the Desert, 1933
What is the worst present you have ever received and why?
At the airport, a stranger offers your character money to carry a mysterious package onto the plane. The stranger assures your character that it's nothing illegal and points out that it has already been through the security check. Your character has serious doubts, but needs the money, and therefore agrees...