The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2
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L.G. McPeters: Just had another cursin' caller. Your little ass is gonna be in big trouble with that tape girl.

Drayton: S-C-E-X, sex. Ya had to find out about it, didn't ya?

Drayton: Who sentcha? Those sissies over at Delmar catering? That chicken-shit burrito man?

Drayton: Grandpa's strict liquid diet keeps him as fresh as a rose.

Drayton: It's a dog eat dog world and from where I sit there just ain't enough damn dogs.

Lefty: I'm the Lord of the Harvest.
Drayton: What's that? Some new health food bunch?

Lefty: One of those boys was so crazy he sawed his own head off going 90 miles per hour.

L.G. McPeters: Look, darlin'. Built ya a little fry house.

Chop Top: NAM flashback.

Drayton: The small bussinessman... always, always, always gets it in the ass.

Drayton: You coonshits, you fudge packers, you'll be the death of me yet.

Revealing mistake: A sign's wooden support gets shot at the beginning, but you can see where the pre-prepared weak point is in the support before it gets "shot."

James Ollier

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Question: At the beginning, Stretch asks the two punks in the car to hang up so that the call can end and the phone line can be clear. Why? Why can't she just hang up and end the call? This makes no sense.

Brittle Fingers

Chosen answer: That's how telephones worked back then. It has to do with the lack of a disconnect signal being sent by the called party, which phone companies have now. Back then when someone called another person, they were paying for the call and thus it was felt that they're entitled not to be hung up on and the line would not be "free" for the person being called, even after they hung up. This also meant if someone was called and they picked up in one room, they could say "hold on I'm going to switch phones", hang up, go to another room and pick up the phone and the caller would still be there. It was also a great way to scam or annoy people by calling them and not hanging up. Some countries still maintain this method of operation, largely because some people have become used to it, although nowadays it's by choice, not by technical limitation, and the length of time the line is held open is significantly reduced.

Bishop73

Yeah that's actually true. in the 80s we used to call up talk radio shows from isolated, seldom-used phone booths and then leave the phone off the hook. No more calls for hours until they straightened it out with the phone company. we called it 'jock blocking'.

That's not true my brother would prank call KDKA in Pittsburgh constantly they had no trouble hanging up. If people called our house there was no trouble hanging up.

That's exactly how it worked if the line didn't have a disconnect signal.

Bishop73

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