"It's your grandparents, claiming their visitation rights."
"Call this an iceberg? When I was a kid we wouldn't have called this an iceburg!"
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"I want to take out one of those mortgages on my grandchildren's future."
Third-Degree White Belt
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"Hey, Gramps, is 'deathbed' one word or two?"
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"That's not white noise. That's the ocean."
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"Why, Jimmy! Just what I wanted! Grand Theft Auto Number Four!"
"Tell us again about Monet, Grandpa."
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"There are the arts, the sciences, agriculture, and commerce. Stick with commerce, if you know what's good for you."
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"New money, Bobby, is old money that got away."
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"Tell me again, Grandpa, about how you let your freak flag fly."
"Edward, you are already more than Christmassy enough."
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Cold War Stories
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"Grandpa Windsong, tell us another story from the sixties!"
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"I'm not speaking to you as a Republican or as an American. I'm speaking to you as your grandfather."
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"Hey, kids! Grandpa's on TV."
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"Back in my day, you could buy a brand-new cadillac for what it costs today to mail one stinking letter!"
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"He's angry about getting old."
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"Meritocracy worked for my grandfather, it worked for my father, and it's working for me."
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"Harry's mood stabilized in '78, and it hasn't budged since."
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"I don't want my grandchildren growing up in a world where you're their grandfather."
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"Grandpa's up there somewhere."
"The country grandpa came from was a stinking hellhole of unspeakable poverty where everyone was always happy."
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"We're spending Christmas with our grandparents in the Land of Forced Smiles."
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"Feel free to take notes."