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Would You Like to Talk to a Human?Max DeCosta: "Hello, uh, before we start I'd just like to explain…"
Parole Robot: "Max DeCosta, 36 years old, violation of penal code 2219 today at bus stop 34B…"
Max DeCosta: "Yes, that's exactly what I wanted to talk to you about. You see, I believe there's been a misunderstanding."
Parole Robot: "Immediate extension of parole duration by a further eight months."
Max DeCosta: "Wait, what? No, no, no, no, no, I can explain what happened. I just made a joke and, uh, you know."
Parole Robot: "Stop talking. Elevation of heart rate detected. Would you like a pill?"
Max DeCosta: "No, thank you. What I'd like to do is explain…"
Parole Robot: "Stop talking. Personality suggests a 78.3% chance of regression to old behavior patterns: Grand theft auto, assault with a deadly weapon, resisting arrest. Would you like to talk to a human?"
Max DeCosta: [In a robot voice] "No, I am okay. Thank you"
Parole Robot: "Are you being sarcastic and/or abusive?"
Max DeCosta: [In a robot voice] "Negative"
After a minor misunderstanding with a robot guard, Max is called in to learn that his parole has been extended by eight months. As if trying to get a human to understand that the incident was nothing was not already hard enough, Max has to deal with a robot instead.
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Hair ProductsGuard: "What's in the bag?"
Max DeCosta: "Hair products, mostly… I'm just, can I?"
Max DeCosta: "Hey, hey, hey, I'm just going to work."
Guard: [Beats Max] "Thank you, citizen"
Max DeCosta: "No, thank you"
While waiting for the bus, Max is approached by a guard who does not take his hair products joke too well. While a human might be able to understand the joke seeing as how Max has no hair, this robot was not amused.
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It's Time to Change EverythingMax DeCosta: "There's nothing left down here. They have it all on Elysium, food, water, medicine, and they'll do anything to keep us out. It's time to change everything."
Max explains the current state of life in the year 2154. The gap between the rich and poor is vast and here stretches from earth, where the poor have nothing, and Elysium, where the rich have it all, and want to keep it that way.
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You Will DieMax DeCosta: "Closing 34! … No, no, no, no!"
Biohazard Robot: "In five days time, you will die. Thank you for your service."
In an accident at his factory, Max is trapped inside a machine and exposed to a cancer virus. A biohazard robot comes to provide him with his compensation, a bottle of pills, a five-day prognosis and a thank you.
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You Can Save EveryoneMax DeCosta: "What did you do to me?"
Spider: "Gave you a way out… Whoever has this has the power to override their whole system… You can save everyone."
Max DeCosta: "We're going to break into the most heavily guarded place in the universe?"
Spider: "Oh yeah"
Max DeCosta: "When can I go?"
Max still is not totally convinced that his new exoskeleton will get him into Elysium or do much more than get himself killed sooner. Spider however convinces Max that he is the only hope for everyone on earth.
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Trying to Live a Normal LifeFrey: "I see things haven't changed."
Max DeCosta: "It wasn't even my fault."
Frey: "You still stealing cars?"
Max DeCosta: "No, since I got out I've been trying to live a normal life."
Max reunites with Frey for medical attention on his hand. She asks if he's back in his old lifestyle of crime, something he states is not happening.
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Now What?Julio: "You used to be a legend and now what?"
Julio tries to inspire Max to get off his butt and do something to change the lives of everyone for the better. Max used to be someone known for bad things, but now, according to Julio, he needs to be someone known for good.
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Bring in the Bone SawSandro: "Hey, bring in the bone saw."
Max DeCosta: "Is it going to kill me?"
When Max agreed to undergo the process of installing the special exoskeleton that can get him to Elysium, he was not expecting it to be such as intense procedure, one that requires a bone saw to complete.