"This would be a great place to put a huge city."
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"When I was your age, I had to hike ten miles through the ice and snow to a porno store when I wanted to look at dirty pictures."
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"From a man's point of view, do you think it's beautiful?"
"So how does that eightfold path get us back on the Garden State?"
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"Up here! Beef jerky, trail mix, energy bars!"
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"What, may I ask, does landscape have to do with gender?"
"Is it my imagination, or has it been an unusually wet summer?"
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"How far is that in city blocks?"
"I'm poison oak. I'm pretty sure I'm poison oak.... Or is that poison oak?"
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"How far is two pounds from here?"
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"I'm going to New Zealand for a walk."
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"Isn't this fun?"
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"Boy, are we glad to see you."
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"F.Y.I., sweetie, bears are attracted to drama."
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Peak and off peak.
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"Which trail has the best cell-phone reception?"
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A man walks towards "Enlightenment" while his feet walk towards "Sandals".
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"You go on ahead. I'm going to hang out here for the next few months until everyone stops saying the word 'caucus.'"
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"It's a good thing this is a leisure-time activity, because you couldn't pay me to do it."
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"We should be careful, where there's a baby Pope the mother can't be far away."
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"Remember how I've always had a hard time asking for help?"
"We'r going to hike to look for reception."
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"Man, I love roughing it out here. . . but this trail mix is making my fingers sticky!"