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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Ready Player One mistake picture

Character mistake: After Wade is going over the second clue in his mind and trying to figure out what part of Halliday's past is he trying to escape from, he looks over the wall of article clippings and notes he has hung up. When the camera stops on Karen Underwood's obituary, there is a hand written note beside it listing movies set in New York, with the sentence "Set in New York" underlined. This apparently him looking for clues in films set there for the race challenge that is in Manhattan. However, one of the films he has written on that list is Mad Max, which takes place in Australia, not New York. (00:35:00)

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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: Why does Art3mis seem surprised that she can't finish the race past King Kong for the first Easter egg? Isn't it widespread knowledge by then that nobody can get past that point (which is why there's barely anyone trying to complete the hunt anymore)?

Rosco

Answer: If it's widely known then they wouldn't do the race. They keep on trying and getting to the point with King Kong is all they know, somehow getting past him this time. Artemis, when she saw the jump, thought she could do it this time, but after Parzival saves her and tells her it can't be done she realises he is probably right and she wouldn't have made it.

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