McKay: He [Anubis] has a real flair for dramatics, doesn't he?
Sam: Yeah, pretty much all the Goa'uld are like that.
McKay: But why wait? Why does the guy show up a day and a half after he started doing this whole "Prepare to meet your doom" thing?
Sam: I don't know... Maybe he wasn't sure it was gonna work.
McKay: Yea that would be an embarassment wouldn't it. "Nothing can stop the destruction that I bring upon you" and the gate shuts down. "Oops sorry, never mind."