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When I was a little kid, I loved James Bond movies. There was just one problem: all those annoying love scenes, which seemed pointless compared with the awesome safari suits and cars with ejector seats. "Ugh — why is he always trying to kiss girls?" I remember asking my mum. "Just you wait, just you wait," she replied.
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