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Here's who said what on Hollywood's biggest night

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"Frankly, I understand Streep fatigue. And it shocks me, it shocked me that it didn't override this tonight." — Meryl Streep, saying she's sick of always hearing her name called at the Oscars too
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"I guess I should take these [statuettes] into their offices tomorrow and see what I can do," — Community star Jim Rash, speculating on whether his win for adapted screenplay for The Descendants would help NBC decide to renew the struggling sitcom
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"And be careful, you're in his eye line." — Billy Crystal, introducing Christian Bale with a nod to the actor's infamous rant on the set of Terminator: Salvation, during which he screamed at a crew member for interrupting one of his scenes
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Crystal's best kiss

"You're a lucky girl, he's a very good kisser — Crystal to George Clooney's girlfriend Stacy Keibler after he and The Descendants' star locked lips in the opening video montage
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"Hugo." "No, Hugo." — Hugo's Phillip Stockton and Eugene Gearty arguing over who should speak first as they accept their award for Best Sound Editing
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"Wow, I pulled a hamstring just watching that. Now it's a party. We've got puppets, acrobats. We're a pony away from being a Bar Mitzvah." — Crystal on the show's elaborate Cirque du Soleil number
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"I want to thank my agent. I want to thank my writer and director for creating the role of a strong black woman that wasn't played by Tyler Perry," Crystal, joking about what was running through the mind of The Help's Viola Davis
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"I was genuinely star struck when I finally met Kermit the Frog, but once you get to know him, he's just a normal frog And like many stars here tonight, he's a lot shorter in real life." — Flight of the Conchords star Bret McKenzie, who won Best Original Song for The Muppets' "Man or Muppet"
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"I'm a naughty boy. I've been bad all my life, and she always puts me in line." — Beginners' Christopher Plummer, who won for Best Supporting Actor, explaining why he thanked his wife for "rescuing" him