"That's an excellent prescreened question, but before I give you my stock answer I'd like to try to disarm everyone with a carefully rehearsed joke."
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"The answer isn't more troops—what you need is an antibiotic."
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"That is the correct answer, Billy, but I'm afraid you don't win anything for it."
Tags:game show, game shows, expectation, expectations, expectant, entitled, entitlement, reward, rewards, prize, prizes, prize money, student, students, grade school, elementary school, teacher, teachers, kid, kids, answer, answers, correct answer, correct answers, money, win, wins, winner, winners, winning, winnings, quiz show, quiz shows, unrealistic
Tags:television, televisions, tv, t.v., tvs, interactive, interactivity, interaction, interactions, computer, computers, technologies, media, entertainment, thumb your nose, thumb ones nose, thumb one's nose, rude, rudeness, impolite, snub, snubbing, make fun, silly, silliness, answer, answering, answers
"That was fast."
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"Will work for 18 across"
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"As I call each of your names, please answer by saying 'Present'"
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"Witness will confine herself to answering counsel's questions, and refrain from giving opinions as to constitutionality and the like."
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"Maybe it's not a wrong answer - maybe it's just a different answer."
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"When I ask questions, I expect answers!"
Tags:history, historical, medieval, princess, princesses, prince, princes, royal, royalty, demanding, question, questions, questioning, answer, answers, nagging, angry, knight, knights, soldier, soldiers, armor, armour, suit of armor, suit of armour, weapon, weapons, spear, spears, lance, lances, damsel in distress, rescuing, saving, knight in shining armor, knight in shining armour, woman, women, fairytale, fairytales, fairy tale, fairy tales, children's story, children's stories, story, stories, literature, children's literature character, characters, fictional character, fictional characters, relationship, relationships, relationship issues, relationship problems, couple, couples, argument, arguments, arguing, fight, fights, fighting, conflict, conflicts
"Let me answer your question by saying that you're being really aggressive, and it's totally freaking me out."
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"Today, not only did the President refuse to answer reporters' questions but every single official in the country, high and low, also refused to answer reporters' questions."
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"I need some answers, people."
"A Ms. Ramona Bissell of West Allison, Vermont, writes, 'What the hell is going on?' We here at WVCN think that question deserves an answer."
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The Participatory Blues
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Tags:truth, the truth, fundamental truth, fundamental truths, answer, answers, big question, big questions, enlightenment, ad, ads, advert, adverts, advertisement, advertisements, advertising, modern life, modern times, modern attitudes, distraction, distractions, consumerism, capitalism, billboard, billboards, sign, signs
"We're running a bit short of time tonight, so let's skip the questions and go right to the answers."
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"At least with math and physics you sometimes find the answer."
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"29 Across is classified, too, sir. They're all classified."
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"Why did the chicken cross the road?"
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"If I am not for myself, who will be for me? If I am only for myself, what am I? If not now, when?" "This just in" "1. Nobody - 2. A schmuck - 3. Maybe tomorrow."
The Encyclopedia of Job
"That, of course, is the military solution."
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"I don't have all the answers but I do have all the money."
"Now, before I give my pat answer, does anyone else have any dumb questions?"
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