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Jonathan Kessler 06-25-2005 09:05 AM

Great quote from the film "Dodgeball"

Lance Armstrong: Hey, aren't you Peter La Fleur?
Peter La Fleur: Lance Armstrong!
Lance Armstrong: Ya, that's me. But I'm a big fan of yours.
Peter La Fleur: Really?
Lance Armstrong: Ya, I've been watching the dodgeball tournament on the Ocho. ESPN 8. I just can't get enough of it. Good luck in the tournament. I'm really pulling for you against those jerks from Globo Gym. I think you better hurry up or you're gonna be late.
Peter La Fleur: Uh, actually I decided to quit... Lance.
Lance Armstrong: Quit? You know, once I was thinking of quitting when I was diagnosed with brain, lung and testicular cancer all at the same time. But with the love and support of my friends and family, I got back on the bike and won the Tour de France five times in a row. But I'm sure you have a good reason to quit. So what are you dying of that's keeping you from the finals?
Peter La Fleur: Right now it feels a little bit like... shame.
Lance Armstrong: Well, I guess if a person never quit when the going got tough, they wouldn't anything to regret for the rest of their life. Well good luck to you Peter. I'm sure this decision won't haunt you forever.

JK

Dan Silver 06-25-2005 01:47 PM

Number one movie of all time...




About Dodgeball.

-D.

Eric Moffit 06-25-2005 06:43 PM

i love that part. funny and true.

James R. Climer 06-25-2005 09:36 PM

Very heavy stuff right in the middle of a light comedy.

Being a little behind in the WOD's, (I am just getting through Barbara today), I slogged, but it's the first time I got through the whole enchilada. I could've used this kind of inspiration around the situp portion of round three to drown out the whining.

Jim Aldridge 06-26-2005 07:10 AM

so surprised that there were no Oscar nominees out of that film.

Jim


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