Live Poll: The Quotable World of Clive Barker

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Clive Barker is an author and horror movie director known for using his own novels/stories as the basis for his films. Due to his background as an author and his natural way with words, his movies are filled with many quotable moments.

Which of the following is your favorite quote to come out of a movie directed by Clive Barker?

List: https://www.imdb.com/list/ls024661327/

Poll: https://www.imdb.com/poll/hekgjDo2CQ0/
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Posted 9 months ago

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Also looking for opinions on whether I should keep or remove quotes #16 and 17:

  • #16 (Lord of Illusions): Title Card (first lines): "There are two worlds of magic. One is the glittering domain of the illusionist. The other is a secret place, where magic is a terrifying reality. Here, men have the power of demons. And death itself is an illusion."
  • #17 (Nightbreed): "See I've cleaned up a lot of breeders, families like cesspools; filth making filth making filth. And I did it over and over and over again, but it was all leading me here... I was born to destroy them... and the breed together.
They're good quotes but probably won't be winners, and they're the most lengthy ones. I don't want people to get bored of reading and then vote without looking at all the options. I'm thinking maybe keep 16 and ditch 17.
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My vote: "No tears please, it's a waste of good suffering"

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I'm torn between that one and 'God's an astronaut'

..Edit:  My vote now goes to a newly added quote that I rediscovered  while rewatching Nightbreed today:
  • Rachel: "To be able to fly, to be smoke, or a wolf? To know the night and live in it forever? That's not so bad. You call us 'monsters,' but when you dream, you dream of flying, and changing, and living without death. You envy us, and what you envy...
  • Lori: "....We destroy"
...How symbolic and beautiful. I might begin the quote at "You call us monsters.." so ppl read the whole thing
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I dont think you should shorten it,full is better.
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I shortened it so I could put it as the first option without scaring people off..I'll prob change it back and forth at least 5 more times though
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Ditch em both. Your guts right! people will get stuck on them trying to comprehend the meanings. Too complicated for Drive Thru Service.
Two all beef patties, special sauce, lettuce, cheese, pickles, onions on a sesame seed bun.
Too long for today.
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Already did  I like to think other people aren't as lazy as me, but it's probably not a safe assumption. Even if a poll requires no reading (e.g. favourite poster polls) I stop scrolling around option 20
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There is like nooooobooody here. It's like everyone hopped in their RV and escaped for the weekend. Did you see The Coldplay song Question Post?
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That... That would be a really tough poll to vote, great job. 

Since Barker's directorial works are (frustratingly unfortunately) scarce I wonder whether adaptations of his works are eligible. If so, then FYC:
"Be my victim."
"I am the writing on the wall, the whisper in the classroom. Without these things, I am nothing. So now, I must shed innocent blood. Come with me."
"You were not content with the stories, so I was obliged to come."
"Welcome."
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Thank ya! and hmm I'm not sure.. Barker started directing in the first place because he didn't like some filmmaker's adaptations of his books. I feel like if they were taken from actual lines in his books it'd be okay, because the main purpose is to recognize what a boss Clive is on his own.  However, there are already 15 amazing quotes and some other good ones I left out, and if I broadened the requirements it would be hard to even narrow it down to 35, and even harder for anyone to pick a favourite
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Oh, and fun fact: "Jesus wept." was actually "F*ck you." in the script. A reminder that sometimes what actor comes up with might significantly improve and elevate the scene. 
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Found some good Stewie's from Family Guy.
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CliffJ,
Dan Dassow found them for her.
No, groovyvic found the dancing bananas on her own.
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I thought so, Dan Dassow. He must be joshing again.
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By the way, here is one place you can find dancing bananas emojis.
http://www.sherv.net/banana-emoticons.html
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The specific ones are from Planet Smilies, I believe.

http://www.planetsmilies.com/smilies/...
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