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  • 99 Luftballons - Nena (Grand Theft Auto: Vice City, Vol. 2: Wave 103)

    You'll be a violent criminal in no time. :-P

    • Re:GTA? (Score:3, Funny)

      "will be"?
      • Heh!

        Isn't saying "you'll be x in no time" just a long-winded way of saying "you are x"?

        After all, the assertion is that there will be "no time" between where you are now and becoming x.

        • by pudge (1) on 2003.03.03 11:55 (#17670) Homepage Journal
          Sorry, I don't think I have ever known anyone to take "in no time" literally. :)
          • Re:GTA? (Score:3, Interesting)

            An English woman once told me that "just now" refers to the immediate future in the UK, while in the US it refers to the immediate past.

            Could there be the same sort of confusion for "in no time"? Or are they just ruining the joke? :-P