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Thursday, May 25, 2017

Somehow We Missed Vin Diesel’s Birthday!!!!

Mark Sinclair Vincent has taught us so much over the past 44 years, we’re embarrassed to say we let his birthday slip by without comments.  So as a peace offering, here’s a few of our favortive Diesel-isms (you gotta do the voice, say ‘em out loud, and look as self important as possible – that’s the fun part)

Private Caparz0 from Saving Priovate Ryan: ”You gotta pay attention to detail, I know exactly where he’s from and I know exactly what he did ‘cuz I pay attention to detail.”

The Iron Giant from The Iron Giant: “I am not a gun.”

Chris Varick from Boiler Room: “Don’t you have a menorah you can shove up your ass?”

Riddick from Pitch Black: “All you people are so scared of me. Most days I’d take that as a compliment.”

Dom Toretto from The Fast and the Furious: “I live my life a quarter mile at a time. Nothing else matters: not the mortgage, not the store, not my team and all their bullshit. For those ten seconds or less, I’m free.”

 

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