Ready Player One
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Halliday: Why can't we go backwards... for once? Backwards, really fast. Fast as we can. Heh heh. Really put the pedal to the metal, you know? Bill and Ted did it. (00:25:10)

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Wade Watts: A creator who hates his own creation. A hidden key: a leap not taken. Retrace your steps, escape your past. And the key of Jade will be yours at last.

Halliday: Hello... I'm James Halliday. If you're watching this, I'm dead. Before I died, I created, what we in the biz call, an Easter Egg. A hidden object in a game that gives special powers to whoever discovers it. First person to find the egg I've hidden somewhere inside the OASIS, will inherent my stock in Gregarious Games, currently valued in excess of half a million dol-...uh, half a trillion dollars worth. And total control of the OASIS itself. In the form of my avatar...Anorak The All Knowing, I created three keys. Three hidden challenges. Tests for worthy traits revealing three hidden keys to three magic gates. And those with the skills to survive these straits will reach the end where the prize awaits. Off you go, keys! The keys aren't just lying around under a rock somewhere. I suppose you could say they're invisible, hidden in a dark room that's at the center of a maze that's located... somewhere. Up here. Let the hunt for Halliday's Easter Egg begin. (00:08:20 - 00:10:05)

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Halliday: She wanted to go dancing, so we watched a movie.

Art3mis: A real Gunter would risk everything to save the OASIS from IOI.
Partzival: Who said that?
Art3mis: Me.
(00:19:30)

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Parzival: First to the key!
Aech: First to the egg.
(00:12:30)

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I-R0k: Avatars are going to be on him like hoes on Santa. (00:33:00)

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Curator: Parzival. Oh joy. And how will you eat up my valuable search time today?
Parzival: Gregarious Games 2029, Offi-
Curator: Office party, yes you've only seen it a thousand times. Why not go back?
(00:22:55)

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Wade Watts: My boys were in that challenge. You couldn't have beat them in a Boot Suit, you noob. (00:21:15)

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Wade Watts: People come to the OASIS for all the things they can do, but they stay because of all the things they can be... Tall, beautiful, scary, a different sex, a different species, live action, cartoon... it's all your call. (00:04:30)

Sorrento: I-R0k, old friend... How are you?
I-R0k: ...To be honest I have kind of a neck thing. It's like a carpel-tunnel deal, but with your neck if that's even a thing. So if you could just stand to. To your right. My right, your left. Thanks, it's a repetitive stress.
(00:31:25)

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Anorak: Get yourself a clue. (00:28:05)

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Anorak: Nice racing, Padawan. You're the first to finish. (00:27:40)

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Parzival: Yep, he's pretty grea-.
Art3mis: I assume you and 'shoulder blades' are clanned up?
Parzival: Oh Aech? Nah. I mean... he's really good, but I don't clan.
Art3mis: Oh, cause you're Parzival? As in the knight who found the Holy Grail by himself.
Parzival: What about you, Art3mis, Goddess of the hunt? Clans must be killing to sign you up.
(00:17:55)

Aech: You'll have to excuse him, he gets a little nervous around pretty girls. (00:17:35)

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Parzival: I gotta go to the back.
Aech: Ugh, so you can skim coins from crashed cars? That's just sad, man.
Parzival: Fuel's low.
Aech: Oh, but you still had enough to pay for that 'Something About Mary' hairdo.
(00:11:40)

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Halliday: If you all wanna reach under your seats, you'll find that there's nothing there. [Audience laughs after bending down]. But we're gonna each, we're gonna bring you one now. (00:07:45)

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Wade Watts: You can surf a 50 foot monster wave in Hawaii. You can ski down the pyramids. You can climb Mount Everest... with Batman. (00:04:05)

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Wade Watts: I was born in 2027. After the Corn Syrup Droughts, after the Bandwith Riots. After people stopped trying to fix problems and just tried to outlive them. My parents? They didn't make it through those times, so I live here in Columbus, Ohio with my Aunt Alice. In 2045, Columbus is the fastest-growing city on Earth. It's where Halliday and Morrow started Gregarious Games. These days, reality is a bummer. Everyone's looking for a way to escape, and that's why Halliday... That's why he was such a hero to us. He showed us that we could go somewhere without going anywhere at all. You don't need a destination when you're running on an omnidirectional treadmill with quadraphonic pressure-sensitive underlay. James Halliday saw the future. And then he built it. He gave us a place to go. A place called... the OASIS. (00:02:15 - 00:03:30)

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Miss Gilmore: What's the matter? Life getting you down? (00:02:10)

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Plot hole: In all scenes where special or heavy items are used against the sixers, they are 'zeroed' in waves or circles. This can be seen by their stations turning red in clusters. This makes no sense as the stations have fixed positions, meaning that the sixers would have identical positions in the Oasis and have no freedom or own will to move relative to each other.

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Suggested correction: From a military point of view it makes perfect sense. AOE weapons would be most likely to hit members of the same squads, companies or battalions. It would make sense for squad mates in the oasis to stick together in stations as well. I just watched that scene. As long as the Sixers are trained soldiers or players it makes perfect sense.

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Trivia: After Wade puts on the goggles to go into the OASIS, the scene goes through a tennis ball shaped planet of sports where some hang gliders swoop down from a ledge for the Hurricane Hang Gliding and into a hurricane. Immediately you can see Dorothy's house from Wizard of Oz fly by, reenacting it being lifted into the air by the tornado in that movie. (00:03:50)

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Question: How are you supposed to ride a motorbike at full throttle in reverse? That is what Art3mis must have done to win the first Quest and to earn her copper key. You can see her bike standing beneath the fountain while she receives the key.

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Answer: It's a virtual reality world. Machines can do anything the programmer wants them to.

Answer: In addition, it isn't specifically stated that the vehicle must actually be traveling in reverse. It could be that all she had to do was turn the bike around and drive forward, but the opposite way of the track.

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Ironically, even if Halliday stated that he doesn't want to make rules, he also says particularly to go backwards, at full throttle, not forward in the opposite direction. So I will not go with that thought of yours.

That's not exactly what he said or meant. He gave a clue, an idea to break the traditional rules. He wasn't telling people to go backwards as that's how it must be. He was seeding the idea to go against the grain.

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Perhaps she turned around on the bike and rode it in backwards?

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