Check it out inside, man. It's bigger than your house. (describing a van ) Prepare to have your pleasure glands carpet-bombed. Watch out for the floors,'cause they're marble.

From the movie judgement night (1993)

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This is very much a figurative expression.

There are no pleasure glands per se. The author is referring to the various parts of an individual that experiences pleasure.

Carpet-bombing, according to Wikipedia:

also known as saturation bombing, is a large aerial bombing done in a progressive manner to inflict damage in every part of a selected area of land.1[2][3][4] The phrase evokes the image of explosions completely covering an area, in the same way that a carpet covers a floor.

No actual explosive attack is contemplated. Rather, the author is suggesting that

the experience will cover every aspect of the things that give you pleasure, in a comprehensive and conclusive manner.

It is a bit of hyperbole.

[About a van? Really?]

  • > About a van? Really? --> google.se/search?q=custom+vans
    – user83123
    Jul 11, 2014 at 15:54
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    @Hannu My pleasure glands are somehow resisting.
    – bib
    Jul 11, 2014 at 16:08
  • Indeed: Personal preferences vary between members of the human race.
    – user83123
    Jul 11, 2014 at 16:09

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