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"He's good with crops, but slow to respond in an emergency."
"Well, tell me. Is this Aztec, Mayan, Olmec, or Toltec?"
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"Except for the actual sacrifice, all this is largely symbolic."
"We're going to sacrifice you to the gods, son, because it's so much cheaper than college."
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"On the bright side, you just logged 54 'Flights Climbed' for the day."
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'I've got a better idea. How 'bout you stop by the temple tomorrow, and WE can teach YOU how to live a life of sacrifice.'
"Who or what should I sacrifice to relieve simple nervous tension?"
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'What did you think we meant by 'organ donor program?''
"No, no, no! Thirty days hath September!"
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"Not much is known about them. They apparently, had a highly advanced, thriving civilization. Then one August, everyone left the city and never returned."
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'Look, she wasn't laughing at you. You're so paranoid. You always think the whole world is coming to get you.'
"You'll have to excuse Edith. She's currently possessed by the spirit of Pachacuti."
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"What I'd like to know is what the hell happened to all the virgins in this town."
'It's not one of our gods, my wife made it in pottery class!'
"Look, it's not personal - it's religious."
'How are the hemorrhoids today, bad?'
"Get a sponsor."
Who Men Worship Through Time.
Lead, Follow or get on the Altar.
"Whoa! Sacrificing politicians makes the gods a little gassy."
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"The gods didn't want my life, just my identity."
How the Mayans chose the date of the Apocalypse.
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"If my translation is right it says "A souvenir from Machu Picchu"."
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'Let's run the steps later.'