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    Re: Baker's Dozen: TV

    TV Bartenders:

    1.) Star Trek: The Next Generation - Guinan
    2.) Star Trek: Deep Space Nine - Quark
    3.) Cheers - Sam, Woody, Coach, Carla
    4.) Battlestar Galactica (2003) - Joe
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    Re: Baker's Dozen: TV

    TV Bartenders:

    1.) Star Trek: The Next Generation - Guinan
    2.) Star Trek: Deep Space Nine - Quark
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    Re: BOOKS: What are you reading?

    So I ended up buying neither of the two books on writing I was considering (Elmore Leonard, Stephen King). I was at Barnes & Noble earlier in the week browsing through the writing books, and Jeff...
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    Re: From The Mind Of Tovor, a Deep Thought a Day

    Whoa. So, the question is who the hell am I? :omg:

    Nah, I know who I am. borgmatrix with a lower-case 'b'. :laughing:
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    Re: From The Mind Of Tovor, a Deep Thought a Day

    Hmm. So...who the hell are you?!?

    . :rip:
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    Sticky: Re: Survey: What's the Last Flick You Watched? Rate it!

    Saw it last night, and think I agree with you. Liked it, but it didn't find it to be as great as I was hearing.
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    Sticky: Re: Survey: What's the Last Flick You Watched? Rate it!

    The Raid 2: Berandal - 3.5/4 stars

    Damn. This was an experience. Incredibly violent, but a hell of a ride.
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    Re: Fallen One's Babe Farm

    ^ Looked like there were two around there.
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    Yours are pretty close to mine. I'd say:

    Hans Zimmer
    Bear McCreary
    Danny Elfman
    Jerry Goldsmith

    I'm struggling a bit with a fifth. Maybe James Horner or Michael Giacchino.
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    Re: TV: Battlestar Galactica

    I wonder if Singer will end up directing. Regardless, I'm looking forward to this. I'm a fan, love the premise, and am excited to see where they go with it.

    Meanwhile, I'm just past the halfway...
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    Re: Baker's Dozen: MOVIES

    Movies where the main character(s) get drunk and/or high

    1) Iron Man 2
    2) Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans
    3) Conan the Barbarian
    4) Up in Smoke
    5) Leaving Las Vegas
    6) Arthur
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    Movies where the main character(s) get drunk and/or high

    1) Iron Man 2
    2) Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans
    3) Conan the Barbarian
    4) Up in Smoke
    5) Leaving Las Vegas
    6) Arthur
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    Sticky: Re: Survey: What's the Last Flick You Watched? Rate it!

    I was pretty disappointed first time I saw it, and remember thinking "where did they find this fool?" in regards to Gerard Butler, who was pretty unknown to me then (and maybe to everyone?) pre-300...
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    Re: Anti-crap

    Browns fans, like me, are probably endangered as well.
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    Sticky: Re: Survey: What's the Last Flick You Watched? Rate it!

    If there's one reason I'd give the first movie a nod over this one, it's Diane Lane. I was disappointed by the 2012 movie, but I think that was mainly due to seeing The Raid first. That movie did...
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    Re: MOVIES: Indiana Jones

    Amazon.com's gold box deal of the day is the Indiana Jones collection on Blu-ray for $29.99.
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    Re: Baker's Dozen: MOVIES

    Movies where the main character(s) get drunk and/or high

    1) Iron Man 2
    2) Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans
    3) Conan the Barbarian
    4) Up in Smoke
    5) Leaving Las Vegas
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    Re: Baker's Dozen: MOVIES

    Movies where the main character(s) get drunk and/or high

    1) Iron Man 2
    2) Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans
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    A Movie Using a Court Trial or Other Storytelling Method to Depict a Stand for or Against a Cause or Otherwise Serious Issue

    1) Runaway Jury
    2) Thank You for Smoking
    3) A Civil Action
    4) The...
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    Sticky: Re: Survey: What's the Last Flick You Watched? Rate it!

    Punch-Drunk Love: 3.5/4 stars
    Paranoia: 1.5/4 stars
    Byzantium: 3/4 stars
    Elysium: 3/4 stars

    I'll try to post some comments when I have more time.
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    Re: Survey: What's the Last Book You Read?

    Yeah, it did seem like most we're coming from comparing cost to number of words they'd be getting, and not so much how high-yield the material might be.

    My mind was already on the King book, so if...
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    Re: Survey: What's the Last Book You Read?

    A lot of Amazon reviews are calling it a rip-off, and describing it as magazine article length bloated into novel form.

    I might just go with the King book for now.
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    Re: Survey: What's the Last Book You Read?

    Has anyone read Stephen King's On Writing? ​LT, maybe? I'm thinking about purchasing the kindle version, more for the writing part than the autobiographical content. Worth owning?
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    A Movie Using a Court Trial or Other Storytelling Method to Depict a Stand for or Against a Cause or Otherwise Serious Issue

    1) Runaway Jury
    2) Thank You for Smoking
    3) A Civil Action
    4) The...
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    Re: Survey: What's the Last Thing You Watched on TV?

    Awesome. Seen it once, on Netflix, and was glad to see it that way and be able to blast through the episodes. Would like to see it again at some point, though the length of the series is...
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    Re: Survey: What's the Last Thing You Watched on TV?

    Battlestar is a 4-year series. I think around 75 episodes. Around 80 if factoring in the miniseries. I remember when it was on, hoping it'd at least go 5 years. Didn't know about Tesla's Iron Law,...
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    Re: Survey: What's the Last Thing You Watched on TV?

    Could you review that Law for me?

    Last thing I watched was BSG: Sacrifice and Captain's Hand.
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    Re: Survey: What's The Last Item You Bought?

    Star Trek (2009) 3-disc BD for $5
    Batman 4-film collection BD for $13
    2 Harry Potter double features on BD (movies 1-4) for $7.88 x2

    All from Walmart. So I've now got all the Trek films on BD,...
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    Re: Survey: What's the Last Thing You Watched on TV?

    Battlestar Galactica (season 2): Epiphanies
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    Re: Baker's Dozen: MOVIES

    A Movie Using a Court Trial or Other Storytelling Method to Depict a Stand for or Against a Cause or Otherwise Serious Issue

    1) Runaway Jury
    2) Thank You for Smoking
    3) A Civil Action
    4) The...
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    A Movie Using a Court Trial or Other Storytelling Method to Depict a Stand for or Against a Cause or Otherwise Serious Issue

    1) Runaway Jury
    2) Thank You for Smoking
    3) A Civil Action
    4) The...
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    Re: Survey: What's the Last Thing You Watched on TV?

    Battlestar Galactica, season 2: Home parts 1 & 2.
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    Re: Survey: What's The Last Food You Ate?

    Arby's roast beef sandwich and curly fries
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    Re: Survey: What's the Last Drink You Drank?

    Bud Light
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    Re: TV: Battlestar Galactica

    Did you end up finishing the series? I'm making my through it again with my brother (who hasn't seen it before). We just finished "Farm" from second season. Getting closer and closer to "Pegasus",...
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    Re: Baker's Dozen: MOVIES

    What was the cause/serious issue? Would help give me an example of what we're talking about. I know I've seen the movie, but can't remember what it was about.
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    Sticky: Re: Survey: What's the Last Flick You Watched? Rate it!

    Total Recall (2013, director's cut): Better version than the theatrical, though I don't know that it ultimately makes any significant difference. I still feel like the third act is a failure and lets...
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    Re: Survey: What's the Last Thing You Listened To?

    Beach Boys - Wild Honey
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    Sticky: Re: Survey: What's the Last Flick You Watched? Rate it!

    Man of Tai Chi: 3/4 stars. Solid direction from Keanu Reeves. Not an elaborate story, or highly original, but clear presentation and entertaining. About a student of Tai Chi, Tiger Chen, drawn...
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    A film that succeeded in its story telling goals, despite relying on us suspending disbelief to a small or large degree:

    1. Jaws -It worked because the storytelling and acting was that good, but...
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    Sticky: Re: Survey: What's the Last Flick You Watched? Rate it!

    Is that the one about Trevor from IM3 and the Ten Rings?
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    A film that succeeded in its story telling goals, despite relying on us suspending disbelief to a small or large degree:

    1. Jaws -It worked because the storytelling and acting was that good, but...
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    Re: Survey: What's the Last Thing You Watched on TV?

    We can probably talk about this more in the flicks thread, but that sounds about right. Before seeing it at the theater, I was anticipating making (potentially) multiple trips to see it based on...
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    Re: Survey: What's the Last Thing You Listened To?

    For whatever reason, was in the mood for some music from the King yesterday. Listened to various Elvis Presley stuff, including part of the '68 comeback special. Didn't realize he'd covered "Hey...
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    Sticky: Re: Survey: What's the Last Flick You Watched? Rate it!

    Robocop: 1987, 3/4 stars. 2014, 3.5/4 stars.
    Liked the new movie a lot. Went in some areas the original didn't (impact on Murphy's family, more development of Murphy). Gary Oldman's character,...
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    A film that succeeded in its story telling goals, despite relying on us suspending disbelief to a small or large degree:

    1. Jaws -It worked because the storytelling and acting was that good, but...
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    Re: Baker's Dozen: MOVIES

    New Topic - In honor of Harold Ramis - Movies that he starred, directed or wrote.

    1. Ghostbusters - Goodbye Egon, let us know how it is from the other side.
    2. Stripes
    3. Groundhog Day
    4....
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    Re: Baker's Dozen: MOVIES

    Films whose sequel or prequel came out more than five years after the previous entry. Remakes don't count.

    1. Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (1987) -> Superman Returns (2006) = 19 years
    2. Mask...
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    Re: Baker's Dozen: MOVIES

    Films whose sequel or prequel came out more than five years after the previous entry. Remakes don't count.

    1. Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (1987) -> Superman Returns (2006) = 19 years
    2. Mask...
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    Films whose sequel or prequel came out more than five years after the previous entry. Remakes don't count.

    1. Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (1987) -> Superman Returns (2006) = 19 years
    2....
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