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Sherlock Holmes

What we should have learned:

Via careful observation, reasoning, and hard work you can reach some stunning accurate conclusions.

What we learned:

It's OK to be an asshole if you get results.
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Breaking Bad

What we should have learned:

Even with reasonable (or good) motives, a life of crime will corrupt and degrade you.

What we learned:

How to efficiently ensure our rival's bodies are never found.
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The Internet

What we should have learned:


Pretty much everything. It's all there. The sum of human knowledge.

What we learned:

Cats are cute.
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Bankler wrote:
How to efficiently ensure our rival's bodies are never found.

Fuck that, let him dispose of his own bodies.
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Harry Potter

What we should have learned:


Humans are inherently good, and only through a long process and growth we all come to a path of redemption.

What we learned:

It's evil, kill it with fire.
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Lost

What we should have learned:


I have no idea.

What we learned:

Neither did the writers.
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RSP (the forum, not the actual items)

What we should have learned:


Interesting new facts to a) broaden our minds and b) reach a consensus on important topics, as debated by the brightest minds the internet gaming community has to offer.

What we learned:

BGG has just as many jerks as everywhere else.
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Chit Chat

What we should have learned:


Nothing. That's why its here.

What we learned:

Less than nothing. We've actively lost knowledge and replaced it with catchphrases.

Catamaran!

But we did learn the name of our next band...
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Oooh...Catamaran! That has potential...
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Bankler wrote:
Sherlock Holmes

What we should have learned:

Via careful observation, reasoning, and hard work you can reach some stunning accurate conclusions.

What we learned:

It's OK to be an asshole if you get results.

Reinforced by House.
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Harry Potter

What we learned:

It's evil, kill it with fire.

Also learned: all climaxes proceed through a dark forest.
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The Internet

What we should have learned:
Pretty much everything. It's all there. The sum of human knowledge.

What we learned:
Cats are cute.
Well fuck yeah!

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Twilight

What we should have learned:


People can discern quality from crap.

What we learned:

Not only can people not discern that (or don't care), you can make a decent living writing fanfaction of crap (50 shades of grey).
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Hunger Games

What we should have learned:

Through bravery and strong ethics a single person can change the world for the better.

What we learned:

It's fun to watch hot chicks kill people.
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LSD

What we should have learned:

Via the perceived loss of boundaries between self and environment, a reduced egocentric view of the world and thus increased harmony.

What we learned:

Ducks' bills and feet are made out of the same stuff.
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Unemployment

What we should have learned:

No matter how secure your job seems, you should continually add to your skills and education, just in case.

What we learned:

"SpongeBob" and "Phineas and Ferb" rule on kids' afternoon TV.
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Bankler wrote:
Chit Chat

What we should have learned:


Nothing. That's why its here.

What we learned:

Less than nothing. We've actively lost knowledge and replaced it with catchphrases.

Catamaran!

But we did learn the name of our next band...
'moi' HATH 'rendered' unto plenty "many a lesson" with the "Like" as such: Tony Dow HOW *art* THOU?; as well with further "LEARNT"-sum through: Am. Football question whistle
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Bankler wrote:
The Internet

What we should have learned:


Pretty much everything. It's all there. The sum of human knowledge.

What we learned:

Cats are cute.
'moi' OWN 'intarwebtubes' were "bigger" than THAT, and don't you find THUS 'sensual' even?
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The Princess Bride

What we should have learned:

Books can fire up our imaginations and allow us to live more adventure than we could ever enjoy in reality. Plus love conquers all.

What we learned:

A bunch of funny quotes.
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LSD

What we should have learned:

Via the perceived loss of boundaries between self and environment, a reduced egocentric view of the world and thus increased harmony.

What we learned:

Ducks' bills and feet are made out of the same stuff.
HOW do you 'get' "down" off'n LSD?
Why, FROM them 'ducks' within your 'hallucinations' whilst "on" just such, 'silly', of course!
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To Kill a Mockingbird

What we should have learned:
Inequities that exist between human beings but our morality should always supersede those inequalities.

What we learned:
After hours of reading, I still do not know how to kill a mockingbird.
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Bankler wrote:
The Internet

What we should have learned:

Pretty much everything. It's all there. The sum of human knowledge.

What we learned:

Cats are cute.

Personally, I learned the lyrics to Rick Astley's "Never Gonna Give You Up" very quickly.
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Doctor Who (seasons 5-7)

What we should have learned:

We can experience anything in all of time and space, everything that ever happened or ever will.

What we learned:

Somehow, everything is about Amy. And bow ties.
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House
What we should have learned:

Via careful observation, reasoning, and hard work you can reach some stunning accurate conclusions. (See Sherlock holmes)

What we learned:
If you have enough random chit-chats you stumble over the solution sooner or later.
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Peerchen wrote:
House
What we should have learned:

Via careful observation, reasoning, and hard work you can reach some stunning accurate conclusions. (See Sherlock holmes)

What we learned:
If you have enough random chit-chats you stumble over the solution sooner or later.

What we learned:
It's not lupus.
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