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From Trainspotting (film): Legacy comes: The cryptic film title is a reference to a scene (not included in the film) in the original book, where Begbie and Renton meet 'an auld drunkard' who turns out to be Begbie's estranged father, in the disused Leith Central railway station, which they are using as a toilet. He asks them if they are "trainspottin'." ...


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But the phrase is not exclusive to Trainspotting. It comes from the Bible (Deuteronomy 30:19), and the design in the pictures you posted looks like the T-shirt popularized by the Wham! video for Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go in 1984 (you can see it from the very start): ...


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The scene has two components, that which is really happening, and that which is happening only in the mind. In the real world, he has dropped the pill into the toilet, and in the real world, he has put his hands into the toilet to grab it. In the fantasy world, he completely enters the toilet. We know he can't fully enter the toilet in the real world, but ...



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