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    Even If You've Seen "The Big Lebowski" A Million Times, You've Probably Never Noticed This

    "The Dude abides."

    So everyone has seen the classic comedy The Big Lebowski, right?

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    And everyone has their favorite lines of dialogue that they love to quote endlessly, right?

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    But have you ever noticed that most of The Dude's famous lines are actually lifted (*cough* stolen) from other characters in the movie?

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    Jeff "The Dude" Lebowski is referred to as one of the laziest men in the world, so it stands to reason that a person that lazy couldn't be bothered to think too hard for themselves...

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    So, purposefully or subconsciously, why wouldn't he just regurgitate something he heard previously?

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    Let's take a look at all the times The Dude ~borrowed~ his thoughts from someone else.

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    Sometimes he repeats something he heard on TV:

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    Sometimes Lebowski steals from Lebowski:

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    Sometimes it's just one word:

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    Sometimes he doesn't quite use it correctly:

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    Sometimes he repurposes a threat:

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    Sometimes it is for reassurance:

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    Sometimes the line comes from a friend:

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    Sometimes he answers in the form of a question:

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    Sometimes the line is so nice that he says it twice:

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    Sometimes he repeats something that he probably doesn't even understand:

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    But in the end, however The Dude decides to say something is OK with us.

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    Have you ever noticed this detail before? If so, did we miss any?