Never Knows Best

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Never Knows Best

Postby Sail » Mon Oct 30, 2006 6:41 am

I am completely baffled by the meaning of "Never Knows Best". Any ideas?

On a side note, who is getting that shiny new FLCL Ultimate Edition when it come out =)
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Postby I am Alive » Wed Nov 01, 2006 4:02 am

It is supposed to show that Mamimi has given up on life .
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Postby _Mid_Mon(To) » Sat Nov 04, 2006 7:27 am

It only shows the Never Knows Best in a depressional statis. Plus, who would put that on a cigarette??? Kinda feel sorry for that company must not get alot of costomers... Maybe It means that smokings like another one of Mammimi's outletes as it is for many people.
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Postby Azmount Aryl » Mon Nov 06, 2006 10:13 am

I think that the phrase "Never Knows Best" is what Mammimi thinks about herself. Well, maybe not what she thinks but what makes her feel a higher as a being after she writes it on to a cigarette. And specially the fact that she smokes that cigarette after she marks it with her signature (Never Knows Best).
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Postby .miniman. » Mon Nov 06, 2006 3:22 pm

yeah, and as to why she would do that? well isnt she a it of a pyro? with the firestarter game and all
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Postby Azmount Aryl » Mon Nov 06, 2006 8:34 pm

The way i understood the movie - she isn't "a bit of a pyro", more likely she burned half of the city and then some.
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Postby Sail » Mon Nov 06, 2006 11:53 pm

Here's an idea I had:

Ya know the expression "Mother Knows Best"? Well, perhaps Mamimi is expressing: No one and nothing knows whats best for anyone.
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Postby harukofan » Tue Nov 07, 2006 1:03 am

Azmount Aryl wrote:I think that the phrase "Never Knows Best" is what Mammimi thinks about herself. Well, maybe not what she thinks but what makes her feel a higher as a being after she writes it on to a cigarette. And specially the fact that she smokes that cigarette after she marks it with her signature (Never Knows Best).

in my comic Stick RPG I have a guy who smokes NKB brand cigs.
he's very much based on Mamimi.
cuz once the comic gets serious(it's current tone is comedy),he'll burn down their apartment on purpose,then after a while he'll ditch his new home & live in the streets till he winds up dead,still smoking his Never Knows Best cigarettes.
the comic will be funny for a while,but then turn into a drama.
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Postby dreamimimi » Tue Nov 07, 2006 1:38 am

well, sail said:

Here's an idea I had:

Ya know the expression "Mother Knows Best"? Well, perhaps Mamimi is expressing: No one and nothing knows whats best for anyone.


and i think they're rite but still a ways off. u c someone and/or something knows whats best for mamimi. mamimi thinks she knows whats best for mamimi wouldn't she not make her own choices if she did not believe in it that way? wouldn't she just be scared to make any choices or just make stupid ones because she didnt care? i mean makes sense o me she's a smart girl and knows what choices to make and how to make a living, does she not? so i think someone who would say that wouldnt mean it that exact way. But enough about what is isn't and more about what it is. it is very much so meant for the deeper meanings chart thats for sure but never knows best saying it strikes a sense of familiarity doesn't it? {i know i ask a lot of retorcal quuestions. old habit}so its something we all should know. what i think it means? simply this: :idea: :!: :idea: never doing things at certain times might be best for all of us.

Ex: for instance when mamimi decided not to try and save herself from that fire takkun ended up saving her instead. through him, her and noeta meet. hence the sub plot of our many favorite mangas!


{YEAH IT WAS A LOT. IM LONGWINDED GET OVER IT! :twisted:
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Postby Sail » Tue Nov 07, 2006 5:05 am

Ok, if I take that into consideration, than a revised version would be:

"No one has the right to make choices for you."
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Postby Azmount Aryl » Tue Nov 07, 2006 9:11 am

never doing things at certain times might be best for all of us.


I like that version to. Good one dude (dudet).
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Postby dreamimimi » Tue Nov 07, 2006 7:51 pm

:oops: thanks guys it was a guesstimation and im glad u like my idea.
peace!!!!!!!!!! :oops:







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Postby The Legendary Robanian » Tue Nov 07, 2006 11:30 pm

Azmount Aryl wrote:
never doing things at certain times might be best for all of us.


I like that version to. Good one dude (dudet).

Yes. Great. Way to think. That's definetly the best interipation that I've heard.
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Postby harukofan » Wed Nov 08, 2006 1:06 am

NKB brand cigs...
when you want to kill your lungs & make a point at the same time.
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Postby dreamimimi » Wed Nov 08, 2006 5:40 pm

dude that was totally off topic, but since were on the subject i think newports are better. LOL :lol:


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