"This would be a great place to put a huge city."
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"I'm not a guru. I'm just hanging out here till my renovation is done."
National Park Map
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"I suppose you think this is boring!"
Reaching the Summit
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"I hope you like sports metaphors."
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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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A man looks at the shape of some mountains in the distance and is reminded of a line graph.
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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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"I keep thinking about last night's salmon en croûte."
"What, may I ask, does landscape have to do with gender?"
"The fresh mountain air is starting to depress me."
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"Is it my imagination, or has it been an unusually wet summer?"
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"Wait until one of them says, 'It's so peaceful out here.' "
"Hey pal, what I do above the tree line is my business and nobody else's."
"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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See Manhattan . . . By Car!
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"Smoke a cigar that fits your face."
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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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