Applause to the Gossip Girl writers: Snappy lines are the main reason we tune in each week, and Season 5, Episode 22: “Raiders of the Lost Art” did not disappoint. Keep the Bassness — and Blair sassiness — coming!

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10. In other words... you were yourself?
Chuck: Was that Diana?
Nate: Yeah, looking for her book. I played it clueless.

9. All that scheming works up an appetite!
Nate (to Lola): Care to discuss passwords over pancakes?

8. We can see the monogrammed towels now
Dan: OGB — Original Gangster Blair.

7. Somebody’s been listening to the R&B/Hip Hop Station on Pandora
Dan (to Blair): You trust me, I trust you. I just quoted Ray J.

6 Enter: Blair Waldorf!
Nate: It takes a special level of crazy to get to that level of hiding your secrets

5. Baby’s First Cipher Slide
Blair (to Chuck): This is a cipher slide. Don’t you have one?

4. Only thing flimsier... Serena’s longterm loyalty
Blair: The entire clue trail hangs by the flimsiest of threads.... Nate’s longterm memory.

3. She goes for more of a Brooklyn aesthetic nowadays
Sex club girl (to Blair): You look like the type that likes a royal theme.
Blair: Not anymore.

2. Tomato... to-mah-to?
Blair: This is a Sex club?
Chuck: It’s more of a roving brothel.

1. Uh, because... he’s Chuck Bass!
Jack (to Chuck): Why do you have to be so melodramatic about everything?

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