“Badges? We don’t need no stinking badges!”

Discussion created by painedplatinum on Jul 24, 2015
Latest reply on Dec 7, 2017 by painedplatinum

Who knew???  This famous line from Mel Brooks'  "Blazing Saddles" actually is a misquote from a misquote that became a very famous quote on it's own. It all started with the 1927 publication of "The Treasure of the Sierra Madre" and it started like this:


“Badges, to g**-d****d h*** with badges! We have no badges. In fact, we don’t need badges. I don’t have to show you any stinking badges, you g**-d****d c****n and c****’ tu madre!”

It evolved from there to Mel Brooks and his modern classic..


Oh well, speaking of Badges.... In the last 12 months the MR site started this Badge thing. I was surprised to see that my recent stay at the Renaissance Portsmouth-Norfolk Waterfront Hotel,  stuffed the Renaissance Badge in my account. You need to stay twice at a brand to score a Badge. This now makes eight brand badges for yours truly.








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I should add the Autograph Collection and possibly Gaylord Badges before the end of the year.. Okay, MR Insiders, show us your stinkin' badges!!