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Every now and then I think of Ben and Arthur (written, directed, produced, edited, and imposed on humanity by Sam Mraovich) and just shudder. It's a film about a gay couple that somehow sets gay rights back several decades, such is the state of this vanity project loaded with production gaffes and featuring the most painful script written by someone who truly believed they were making something brilliant.

People were all too keen to share about the movies that have wasted their time after Redditor UsernameisTrash108 asked the online community,

"What movie do you hate to death and why?"
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I have seen many movies over the years, including some downright terrible ones. A script is important––and there are few things that can take you out of a film more than bad dialogue. I like to bring up The Dark Knight Rises. Yes, I get it: Christopher Nolan is popular and he is very technically proficient as a director (but on the other hand, I find him way too workman-like). But what is up with that dialogue? Batman speaking to Bane––"I came here to stop you!"––is painful. Thalia's death sequence is cringe-worthy. A bad script could not save Oscar-winning actress Marion Cotillard from embarrassing herself.

People told us all about the worst lines they've ever heard on film after Redditor coolghost06 asked the online community,

"What's the stupidest line of dialogue you've ever heard in a movie?"
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Ever find yourself replaying arguments in your mind? Ever wished you had said something stronger, more forceful, or more definitive? If you have, then you know what it's like to replay your behavior in your own head and consider what you would have said had you felt stronger or more capable.

People told us all about their own experiences after Redditor iushaky asked the online community,

"Do you ever look back to situations with toxic people and think you should have stood up for yourself better?"
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I have relatives from a certain country in the Global South. The economy has vastly improved over the last couple of decades, no doubt due to tourism, which the country is heavily dependent on. (Covid-19 has no doubt upended the country's finances over the last year.) However, it's a place that many are still trying to get out of. Low wages and lack of opportunity are huge reasons why. Government corruption is rampant. Human rights abuses are common (and there was a rather sobering report from the U.S. State Department that I read a while back that put a lot of those abuses into perspective).

People sent out their warnings after Redditor bboserman51 asked the online community,

"What are some reasons to NOT move to your country?"
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Tragically, I was not born with millions of dollars and have had to work like the majority of you. In a past life, I probably was independently wealthy, but sadly, I woke up in this one and have had to make do writing articles that people actually read on the internet. (So I guess it's not all bad.)

People shared their experiences after Redditor NoWasExpected asked the online community,

"What are you in the 1% of?"
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