1427: "iOS Keyboard"

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1427: "iOS Keyboard"

Postby Dr What » Mon Sep 29, 2014 6:15 am UTC

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Title="More actual results: 'Hello. My name is Inigo Montoya. You [are the best. The best thing ever]', 'Revenge is a dish best served [by a group of people in my room]', and 'They may take our lives, but they'll never take our [money].'"

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Re: 1427: "iOS Keyboard"

Postby CharonPDX » Mon Sep 29, 2014 6:31 am UTC

I am so glad I wasn't the only one who was doing that...

My favorite so far is "No, Luke, I [have to be a good day]"

But "We're gonna need [a new one]" is remarkably prescient...

edit: Just tried another. Imagine Dr. Ian Malcom... "Must go [to the point of view]" very chaotic...

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Re: 1427: "iOS Keyboard"

Postby PinkShinyRose » Mon Sep 29, 2014 6:52 am UTC

Don't the suggestions depend on earlier user input? Can someone with an apple phone or apple tablet computer check whether they have the same output?

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Re: 1427: "iOS Keyboard"

Postby keithl » Mon Sep 29, 2014 6:58 am UTC

Conan Doyle wrote Sherlock Holmes saying "Elementary" many times, and "My dear Watson" many times, but never together.

Phrases morph over time, and after a few years of iOS 8, it will train us to agree with it.

"Nice guys finish last" (which was not the original quote from Leo Durocher, but forced on him by the media until he accepted it) will become "Nice guys finish furniture".

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Re: 1427: "iOS Keyboard"

Postby rhomboidal » Mon Sep 29, 2014 7:02 am UTC

I think Tony Montana's little sister was actually in the scene when he says the "Say hello to my little friend" line. She might have been dead at that point, though, so even if iOS's version is somewhat appropriate, it's creepily so.

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Re: 1427: "iOS Keyboard"

Postby nigenet » Mon Sep 29, 2014 9:28 am UTC

Slightly disappointed that the Dorothy quote wasn't "Toto, I've a feeling we're not going to space today" :-)
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Re: 1427: "iOS Keyboard"

Postby eviloatmeal » Mon Sep 29, 2014 9:46 am UTC

So this is like reverse-r9k? It identifies stuff that has been said before, and tries to make you repeat it?

What does it suggest for "we can't stop here, this is bat country!"?
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Re: 1427: "iOS Keyboard"

Postby cellocgw » Mon Sep 29, 2014 11:21 am UTC

Waiting for Android and Crackberry owners to post their versions...

Hmmm... Seeing as I have an Android phone nearby, but have never used any kind of autocomplete (other than single word), I'll have to go check this out.

What I'd like to see is how the following phrases get completed:

1) These aren't the...
2)These aren't the Droids...
3) Do Androids...
4) Do Androids dream...

ETA: guess I don't use my phone anywere near enough to get interesting word suggestions. Pretty much all that shows up is a set of "important, the, same, time, is, a." :(
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Re: 1427: "iOS Keyboard"

Postby gmalivuk » Mon Sep 29, 2014 11:47 am UTC

These aren't the / only thing that I have.
These aren't the Droids / the same time.
Do androids dream of / a new relationship?
Frankly, my dear, I don't give a / little bit of a dark room.
Elementary, my dear / friend.
I am a leaf on the wind. Watch / the video game news.
We're gonna need a bigger / screen and the other side of the portal is in a group of people largely unaffected by a topic that was absolutely guaranteed to set off flame wars and I will be ready to go to the typical touristy spots in the first place in the first place in the first place...

(As you can guess from my letting the last one continue, I use SwiftKey a fair amount on the forums.)
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Re: 1427: "iOS Keyboard"

Postby Ziggid » Mon Sep 29, 2014 11:48 am UTC

I tried the ones from the comic on my swiftkey (android). Some pretty funny ones:

- Toto, I've a feeling we're not going to be a viable option.
- Bond. James Bond with the preparations for the interview.
- Revenge is a dish best served from the datacenter closest to the program.

And my personal favorite:

- They may take our lives but they'll never take our word for it.

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Re: 1427: "iOS Keyboard"

Postby Znirk » Mon Sep 29, 2014 11:52 am UTC

To save other readers a bit of googling, apparently the original quotes go:

"Say hello to my little friend" (Scarface, 1983)
"Toto, I've a feeling we're not in Kansas any more" (The wizard of Oz, 1939)
"Bond, James Bond" (various Bond movies, the actual quote doesn't go on in any systematic way)
"I'm a leaf on the wind. Watch how I soar." (Possibly Serenity, 2005? This may be one of those constructed-in-memory quotes that never actually appeared in precisely that phrasing in the film. Or maybe it's from somewhere else. Or maybe people on the internet are confused, and it really is spoken in the movie.)
"Goonies never say die." (The Goonies, 1985)
"You have my sword." "And my bow." "And my ax." (The fellowship of the ring, 2001. Turns out they're offering help, not confronting a thief.)
"Hello. My name is Iñigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die." (The princess bride, 1987)
"They may take our lives, but they'll never take our freedom." (Braveheart, 1995)

Looks like I pre-google-recognised 3 out of 8. About par for XKCD standards.

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Re: 1427: "iOS Keyboard"

Postby feldgrau » Mon Sep 29, 2014 11:55 am UTC

Since I very seldom write in English on my Android, these should be some largely uninfluenced results (Swiftkey):
– Say hello to my little [brother and sister site]
– Toto, I've a feeling we're not [going to be a good idea]
– Bond. James Bond [with the latest version]
– I'm a leaf on the wind. Watch [this space for the first time]
– Goonies never say [never]
– You have my sword. And my bow. And my [family]
– Hello. My name is Ingo Montoya. You [can be used]
– Revenge is a dish best served [with a few days]
– They may take our lives, but they'll never take our [word for it] :lol:

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Re: 1427: "iOS Keyboard"

Postby Cygnwulf » Mon Sep 29, 2014 12:15 pm UTC

Using android with Swype, so it only suggests one word at a time. Interesting chains of words can occur. So I choose the first one each time. Sometimes I extended it to absurd but amusing results. I'm pretty sure swype IS influenced by previous inputs...

"Elementary, my dear [God][is not sure yet]
"Say Hello to my [Little League Of Legends]"
"Toto, I've got a feeling we're not going [out of town][for a good question]"
"Bond. James Bond [and it is relaxing]"
"I'm a leaf on the wind, watch [out to be more than a few weeks back to work]"
"Goonies never say [agri gfs and it is in good question][of whether or two customers to the red Sox] (I think my phone went a little nuts there.)
"you have my sword. And my bow. And my [Parents]. [are you doing today?]"

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Re: 1427: "iOS Keyboard"

Postby synp » Mon Sep 29, 2014 1:06 pm UTC

Windows Phone version:

Say hello to my little [sister is a good day]
Toto, I've a feeling we're not [going to be a good day]
Bond. James Bond [with the same time]
I'm a leaf on the wind. Watch [the game is on the phone]
Goonies never say [never and is not a good day]
You have my sword. And my bow. And my [mom is a good day]
Hello. My name is Inigo Montoya. You [can be used to be a good day]
Revenge is a dish best served [by the way]
They may take our lives, but they'll never take our [word for it to the draft of the most important thing is that the is a good day]

What's with all the good days???

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Re: 1427: "iOS Keyboard"

Postby ahammel » Mon Sep 29, 2014 2:07 pm UTC

Play it, Sam. If you can play it for her, you can / be found in the UK.
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Re: 1427: "iOS Keyboard"

Postby gmalivuk » Mon Sep 29, 2014 2:16 pm UTC

Revenge is a dish best served / from the operation of the observed in the first place in the first place...
They may take our lives, but they'll never take our / time together and I will be ready to go to the typical touristy spots in the first place in the first place...
Hello. My name is Inigo Montoya. You / can finish it with me if it's a time we can both go . ) I actually didn't get that much from the first two , as I missed any subtlety they had . I was a bit stuffed up , perhaps from the two previous nights of drinking heavily and staying up too late . I may wait a bit before doing that three days in a row again . Turns out I'm not in college any more . :-) :-) the same time . do you similarly argue that the company . I ] [ quote = " gmalivuk " ] [ quote = " gmalivuk " ] [ quote = " gmalivuk " ] [

(In know I'm continuing these to an absurd length, but it's always funny to see how it begins to loop.)
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Re: 1427: "iOS Keyboard"

Postby cellocgw » Mon Sep 29, 2014 2:37 pm UTC

Y'know, none of us (I hope!) uses our phones primarily to send movie quotes in the first place, so maybe we should be testing for auto-suggestions related to other topics.

Such as :twisted:

"Time: Wait for"

"What if"

"Black hat guy"

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Re: 1427: "iOS Keyboard"

Postby ahammel » Mon Sep 29, 2014 3:00 pm UTC

That's no moon. It's a / terrible proxy.
Snakes. Why did it have to be / a romantic comedy?
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Re: 1427: "iOS Keyboard"

Postby HES » Mon Sep 29, 2014 3:39 pm UTC

I reset my phone recently, so it hasn't had much to learn from. Android, Swype, picking the left most suggestion:

Say hello to my little premature death penalty
Toto, I've got a feeling we're not going anywhere (from a little bit about mum)
Bond. James Bond between two people. :wink:
I'm a leaf on the wind. Watch the electricity bill that would be too early.
Goonies never say never.
You have my sword. And my bow. And my hands of tomorrow.

Cygnwulf wrote:Using android with Swype, so it only suggests one word at a time.

Interesting, mine offers 5.

Znirk wrote:(Possibly Serenity, 2005? This may be one of those constructed-in-memory quotes that never actually appeared in precisely that phrasing in the film. Or maybe it's from somewhere else. Or maybe people on the internet are confused, and it really is spoken in the movie.)

Definitely from Serenity, though he gets interrupted. [ Spoiler ]

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Re: 1427: "iOS Keyboard"

Postby Gargravarr » Mon Sep 29, 2014 3:54 pm UTC

But will it bend?

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Re: 1427: "iOS Keyboard"

Postby cellocgw » Mon Sep 29, 2014 4:03 pm UTC

Gargravarr wrote:But will it blend?


FTFY :oops:
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Re: 1427: "iOS Keyboard"

Postby Gargravarr » Mon Sep 29, 2014 4:12 pm UTC

cellocgw wrote:
Gargravarr wrote:But will it blend?

FTFY :oops:

Actually, no

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Re: 1427: "iOS Keyboard"

Postby RAGBRAIvet » Mon Sep 29, 2014 6:04 pm UTC

I have a T-shirt that I got from someplace like ThinkGeek or MentalFloss; it is black with a screenprint of the ubiquitous stick-on name tag that reads "Hello My Name Is _______".
In the blank space where one's name would go, as if it had been added with a Sharpie, is "Inigo Montoya; you killed my father, prepare to die" — the rest of the quote from "The Princess Bride".

I have worn that shirt several times, in varying places such as work, bars, and other social gatherings, and it never fails to amaze me how often I find myself explaining it to people because they just don't get it.  Are there really that many people who have *NOT* seen "The Princess Bride", at least one time in their lives or another?

If so, I fear for the human race.

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Re: 1427: "iOS Keyboard"

Postby HES » Mon Sep 29, 2014 6:24 pm UTC

I haven't.

I do know the quote, of course, because I live on the internet.
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Re: 1427: "iOS Keyboard"

Postby Whizbang » Mon Sep 29, 2014 6:31 pm UTC

My wife wouldn't get it. She saw the movie once and that was enough for her.

She is a person who makes snap judgments and then sticks to them to the grave. She probably didn't like the first five minutes and then stopped paying attention but still feels justified in saying it is a horrible movie and she doesn't get why people like it so much or quote it all the time.

She takes some getting used to.

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Re: 1427: "iOS Keyboard"

Postby HES » Mon Sep 29, 2014 6:33 pm UTC

You must have made a good first impression, then :wink:
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Re: 1427: "iOS Keyboard"

Postby Jackpot777 » Mon Sep 29, 2014 6:53 pm UTC

I tried to invoke Ellen Ripley, but I don't think "get away from her, you [know what to do with the same thing as a result of the best]" has the same ring to it.

It also sounds suspiciously like assembly instructions for a Sauder desk I recently put together.
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Re: 1427: "iOS Keyboard"

Postby da Doctah » Mon Sep 29, 2014 6:53 pm UTC

synp wrote:Windows Phone version:

Say hello to my little [sister is a good day]
Toto, I've a feeling we're not [going to be a good day]
Bond. James Bond [with the same time]
I'm a leaf on the wind. Watch [the game is on the phone]
Goonies never say [never and is not a good day]
You have my sword. And my bow. And my [mom is a good day]
Hello. My name is Inigo Montoya. You [can be used to be a good day]
Revenge is a dish best served [by the way]
They may take our lives, but they'll never take our [word for it to the draft of the most important thing is that the is a good day]

What's with all the good days???


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Re: 1427: "iOS Keyboard"

Postby da Doctah » Mon Sep 29, 2014 6:54 pm UTC

RAGBRAIvet wrote: Are there really that many people who have *NOT* seen "The Princess Bride", at least one time in their lives or another?


Inconceivable!

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Re: 1427: "iOS Keyboard"

Postby cct » Mon Sep 29, 2014 7:25 pm UTC

Having been a netnews regular in a previous millennium, this all reminds me of
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mark_V_Shaney.

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Re: 1427: "iOS Keyboard"

Postby pitareio » Mon Sep 29, 2014 7:29 pm UTC

Selection of quotes from http://www.afi.com/100years/quotes.aspx, using SwiftKey on a S4 :

Frankly, my dear, I don't give [up on the street].
I'm gonna make him an [email to a friend of mine].
Here's looking at [the door just after the bakery].
Go ahead, make [sure you are looking for a few weeks ago].
May the force be [a good idea to advertise with us].
Houston, we have a [good evening].

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Re: 1427: "iOS Keyboard"

Postby Steve the Pocket » Mon Sep 29, 2014 7:54 pm UTC

Ziggid wrote:- Revenge is a dish best served from the datacenter closest to the program.

Ah, yes, the old IT proverb.
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Re: 1427: "iOS Keyboard"

Postby 12obin » Mon Sep 29, 2014 8:35 pm UTC

Did anyone else feel intensely sad when they read the "leaf on the wind" panel? I had a really surprisingly strong reaction. Turns out I still have Firefly feels.
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Re: 1427: "iOS Keyboard"

Postby StClair » Mon Sep 29, 2014 8:49 pm UTC

Self-selecting sample, obviously, but I'm surprised how many people posting didn't recognize all the quotes.

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Re: 1427: "iOS Keyboard"

Postby rmsgrey » Mon Sep 29, 2014 8:54 pm UTC

I did recognise all the quotes, but would have had to look up the Goonies one, and wouldn't have been able to identify the source of the little friend.

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Re: 1427: "iOS Keyboard"

Postby HES » Mon Sep 29, 2014 8:56 pm UTC

I recognise the quotes, but whether I've actually seen the films they come from is another matter.
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Re: 1427: "iOS Keyboard"

Postby CharonPDX » Mon Sep 29, 2014 9:01 pm UTC

A-ha! Found one that it completes properly!

"I have a bad feeling" [about this].

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Re: 1427: "iOS Keyboard"

Postby CharonPDX » Mon Sep 29, 2014 9:05 pm UTC

HES wrote:I recognise the quotes, but whether I've actually seen the films they come from is another matter.


So... Is it a good thing or a bad thing that I've seen every one? (Notably, they're all pretty big movies, either major blockbusters of their own accord, or are high up on the "geek" list if not a blockbuster.)

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Re: 1427: "iOS Keyboard"

Postby JudeMorrigan » Mon Sep 29, 2014 9:22 pm UTC

RAGBRAIvet wrote:I have a T-shirt that I got from someplace like ThinkGeek or MentalFloss; it is black with a screenprint of the ubiquitous stick-on name tag that reads "Hello My Name Is _______".
In the blank space where one's name would go, as if it had been added with a Sharpie, is "Inigo Montoya; you killed my father, prepare to die" — the rest of the quote from "The Princess Bride".

I have worn that shirt several times, in varying places such as work, bars, and other social gatherings, and it never fails to amaze me how often I find myself explaining it to people because they just don't get it.  Are there really that many people who have *NOT* seen "The Princess Bride", at least one time in their lives or another?

If so, I fear for the human race.

I dressed up as the Dread Pirate Roberts for Halloween a few years back. I was deeply saddened by the number of people who thought I was Zorro. (Was I wearing a hat or cape? No. No, I was not.)

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Re: 1427: "iOS Keyboard"

Postby gmalivuk » Mon Sep 29, 2014 9:35 pm UTC

CharonPDX wrote:
HES wrote:I recognise the quotes, but whether I've actually seen the films they come from is another matter.


So... Is it a good thing or a bad thing that I've seen every one? (Notably, they're all pretty big movies, either major blockbusters of their own accord, or are high up on the "geek" list if not a blockbuster.)
Yeah, none of these are even a little bit obscure, I think.
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