Was going through the American Film Institute’s list of the all time best movie quotes.
Assuming many associates mentioned below are movie buffs..here’s how they’d react in the mentioned scenarios…
If you’re a movie buff and in IT you’ll like this.
For knowing the movie in which the original quotes were used goto http://www.afi.com/tvevents/100years/quotes.aspx
US VISA Applicant associate to interviewer:But you cant reject my application…my project needs me in the US
The interviewer(whos in a foul mood):Frankly, my dear, I don’t give a damn.
HR guy 1 to HR guy 2:How are you gonna hold on to that associate?He wants to quit
HR guy 2:I’m going to make him an offer he can’t refuse.
An Associate who’s vexed coz the expected promotion didnt come through:
You don’t understand! I coulda had class. I coulda been a contender. I could’ve been somebody, instead of a bum, which is what I am.
Associate bidding farewell to his gal who’s going onsite(probably knowing the hazards of an LDR):
Here’s looking at you, kid.
Associate getting his photo taken for his passport:
All right, Mr. DeMille, I’m ready for my close-up.
An aggravated Associate who’s gettin reprimanded by his PM for a poor show :
You talking to me?You talking to me?
Associate speaking to onsite coordinator who’s accepted CR without asking offshore:
What we’ve got here is failure to communicate.
Associate who finds out that builds failed and delivery is cancelled,sarcastically:
I love the smell of napalm in the morning.
Associate describing a bug free release:
The stuff that dreams are made of.
Associate’s last word before quitting,unable to figure out the way to fix a P1 bug:
Associate calling his mom to tell her he’s been promoted:
Made it, Ma! Top of the world!
PM to associate who’s screwed up the delivery yet again:
I’m as mad as hell, and I’m not going to take this anymore!
Associate to phone operator who connects him to onsite(and will do so frequently in the days to come):
Louis, I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.
Quality Assurance guy to associate who’s trying to act smart to get delivery clearance:
A census taker once tried to test me. I ate his liver with some fava beans and a nice Chianti.
Associate who’s just been onsite for 2 weeks:
There’s no place like home.
Vertical head to project head when the going is tough:
Show me the money!
Associate to Project lead who’s asked for a causal analysis report:
You want the truth?You can’t handle the truth!
Associate to teammates after the build fails:
Round up the usual suspects.
Associate calling onsite to report that delivery will be delayed:
Houston, we have a problem.
HR guy to associate whom he’s contemplating firing:
You’ve got to ask yourself one question: ‘Do I feel lucky?’ Well, do ya, punk?
Associate to developer ,advising him to be friendly with the testers:
Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer.
Project lead to associate who’s screwed up the report:
Well, here’s another nice mess you’ve gotten me into!
Associate after arriving at the room allocated to him onsite:
What a dump.
Associate to teammate after he sees his ex-girlfriend is about to join his project team:
Of all the gin joints in all the towns in all the world, she walks into mine.
Psychotic associate after arriving onsite to his onsite team:
Associate,angry at the outrageous demands of the client:
Associate whos quitting ,to teammates in his farewell speech:
Carpe diem. Seize the day, boys. Make your lives extraordinary.
Associate to PM on receiving promotion:
My mother thanks you. My father thanks you. My sister thanks you. And I thank you.
Associate who’s proposal (project or gal) has been accepted:
I’m king of the world!