A couple of notes on The Usual Suspects

I rewatched The Usual Suspects recently and thought, as many people do, that it's a terrifically entertaining film. But on the second viewing I noticed a couple of interesting points relating to the surprise ending. (Spoilers ahead.) 

So I looked, briefly, to see if other people made these observations. I saw claims that there are big plot holes (for examples, here and here), the claim that Keyser Soze wasn't who's he's supposedly revealed to be (for examples, here and here), and even the claim that Keyser Soze didn't really exist

But I didn't see anybody who mentioned my two points. (The analysis of the movie is quite voluminous and I didn't spend a whole lot of time looking.) So on the off-chance that they're original, I'm putting them here.

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