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Took a quick look at Rotten Tomatoes and Detective Pikachu only gets a 65% critic score, yet the audienc score is 83%! Might see that this evening at our historic theater.
May 19 2019 2:48 PM
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    ls650
    Seems that way with a lot of movies and TV shows lately: either the fans love it and the critics hate it - or the critics love it but the fans hate it!
    May 19 2019 8:59 PM
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    GoldLeader
    "When critics disagree the artist is in accord with himself.”

    ― Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray (Also the mantra of every band I've ever been in :)
    Yesterday, 1:15 AM
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    simbalion
    I put more weight in fans opinions than critics. Look at Queen, they got bashed a lot by critics yet are considered one of the greatest of not the greatest band of all time!
    Yesterday, 1:18 PM
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simbalion

I love watching wannabe urban cowboys try to maneuver their over-sized pickups in parking lots! Fact is: Americans are driving bigger vehicles, yet stores and companies are trying to cram more parking spaces into the same area. So, each time the lines are repainted the spaces get a bit narrower along with the aisles in between.
May 6 2019 11:30 AM
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    KaeruYojimbo
    99% of pickups are owned by people who never use more than 1% of the cargo capacity. I just made that up, but it's probably pretty close to the actual numbers.
    May 6 2019 5:37 PM
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    GoldLeader
    At the restaurant I work at, it's narrow diagonal spaces, and lots of big diesel, 4X4, and 4 door trucks...close to each other.
    May 6 2019 6:46 PM
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    GoldLeader
    However, I do see plenty of small FWD cars on the road....Ford Focus, Dodge Dart, Chevy Watchamacallit...
    May 6 2019 6:55 PM
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simbalion

After seeing what people seem to like in stories and movies anymore, dark endings and such, if I ever write a movie I will do totally the opposite of that and make a wacky hero just to tick everyone off! :)
May 4 2019 4:31 PM
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    Random Terrain
    How about 90 percent of video games needing to have demons or depressing, blood-stained gooey scenery? It's hard to find a console game that isn't happy happy joy joy kiddie crap or demonic garbage.
    May 4 2019 4:49 PM
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    GoldLeader
    I like Bright...I like Dark...I like Colorful...I like Black & White. I suppose it depends on my mood.
    May 4 2019 7:08 PM
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simbalion

I just realized that other than 'Detective Pikachu' I really have no desire to see any movies this year. I am Marveled, sequeled, and rebooted out! Especially tired of the money grab reboots!
Apr 27 2019 9:52 PM
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    moycon
    And this is why the target audience for most popcorn films released today do not include anyone 40+
    Apr 28 2019 10:04 AM
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    GoldLeader
    @ Simbalion I especially agree with your last sentence!!
    Apr 29 2019 12:05 AM
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    digdugnate
    i'm taking the Boy to see Detective Pikachu next week- it looks alright. :)
    Apr 29 2019 7:31 AM
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simbalion

Picked up a free Magnavox console stereo and also scored a complete Knight Rider board game and a Talespin book on the cheap this afternoon!
Apr 24 2019 1:32 PM
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    save2600
    That Magnavox console... it have a tube amp? Restored, those things sound sweet
    Apr 24 2019 3:04 PM
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    simbalion
    It's an Astro-Sonic, so early solid state. Needs work as it is only playing out the right channel. Cabinet is in excellent shape.
    Apr 24 2019 9:03 PM
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    GoldLeader
    Hell of a day my friend!
    Apr 24 2019 10:27 PM
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simbalion

Kicked my week off work with an absessed tooth! Yay.....
Apr 22 2019 12:09 PM
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    GoldLeader
    That sucks! Did ya get to the dentist and get it figured out? Best of luck! (Once had a similar happening)...
    Apr 22 2019 8:58 PM
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    simbalion
    Had to go to the local urgent care to get checked out. Started the antibiotics yesterday, so am getting on the mend and finally got some sleep last night. Started bothering me Sunday after dinner and I was up all night in agony.
    Apr 23 2019 11:34 AM
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simbalion

Stupid idiot almost rammed into my van twice on the way home tonight. He flew past me and then almost got me in the front end cutting back in too quick. Gave him the 'salute' twice and he did the same to me as he blew through a red light.
Apr 13 2019 9:14 PM
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    GoldLeader
    Colonial Viper.
    Apr 9 2019 6:37 PM
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    save2600
    Grafx and Duo here, though I did drive a Jetta for a while. lol
    Apr 9 2019 6:38 PM
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    simbalion
    I was thinking of 'The Lady'.. Airwolf! :)
    Apr 9 2019 6:59 PM
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    HoshiChiri
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2AxiATxLofk
    Apr 8 2019 7:29 AM
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    DoctorSpuds
    A fax machine
    Apr 8 2019 7:45 AM
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    retrorussell
    ..Not unusual to be loved by anyone..
    Apr 8 2019 12:28 PM
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simbalion

They've gone to plaid!
Apr 5 2019 9:13 PM
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    GoldLeader
    I was pretty young (5 or 6) when I saw Blazing Saddles at the Drive In! Also saw Young Frankenstein in the theater...
    Apr 6 2019 12:18 PM
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    GoldLeader
    For some reason, I didn't get to Spaceballs until I rented it on VHS...Good Times! I'd have loved it in the theater :)
    Apr 6 2019 2:54 PM
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    simbalion
    I had seen just enough Star Trek and Star Wars to get the jokes. That ship at the beginning had the whole theater audience laughing.
    Apr 6 2019 6:00 PM
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simbalion

I had a little dream last night that I was driving and the Talespin theme came on the radio. It was on all channels and the radio wouldn't shut off!
Apr 5 2019 10:36 AM
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    CaptainBreakout
    I looked through my wife's dream interpretation book and ... Nothing!
    Apr 5 2019 12:07 PM
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    ClassicGMR
    https://i.imgur.com/DBcUtoo.jpg
    Mar 31 2019 8:14 PM
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    atari2600land
    Yes no, maybe, i don't know, can you repeat the question? You're not the boss of me now...
    Mar 31 2019 9:03 PM
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    GoldLeader
    ^Definitely put that in my head! Loved Malcom in The Middle! That was a very well written show.
    Mar 31 2019 9:39 PM
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simbalion

I have both "The Bare Necessities" and the theme from Talespin stuck in my head today...
Mar 30 2019 1:16 PM
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    Flojomojo
    Might as well go all the way and listen to Louis Prima's Greatest Hits. He was pretty great.
    Mar 30 2019 3:25 PM
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simbalion

It's so nice that they play radio shows on weekends, only to run over them with crappy Ohio sports games! Almost makes me want to stream my music anymore....
Mar 24 2019 6:01 PM
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    Random Terrain
    Radio still exists? I don't think I've listed to radio since the late 1990s or early 2000s.
    Mar 24 2019 10:54 PM
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simbalion

Is anyone else here sort of tired and burnt out with Disney having its hands in almost everything entertainment lately? I can't get going for any of the new Marvel movies at all..
Mar 19 2019 5:11 PM
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    AAA177
    I tried to watch some Marvel films, but like others here, I've found I have different movie interests as I've grown older. I am a happy Disney shareholder, though, and think the company's acquisition strategy will add value over time. Next up I see Sony Pictures perhaps being acquired (for the "Spider-Man" license).
    Mar 20 2019 12:53 AM
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    GoldLeader
    I'd probably still be going to the movies if our local theater here wasn't retarded...No ramps for my disabled friend and they insist we sit right next to each other even if there's only 6 people in the place.
    Mar 20 2019 2:10 AM
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    Flojomojo
    @AAA177 seems like they're OK with the Spider-Man licensing deal for now.

    Maybe it's cos I live with an 11yo girl, but I like Disney's output since they gobbled up Marvel, Pixar, and Star Wars. Quality is good and there aren't a zillion different subscriptions to juggle.
    Mar 20 2019 12:05 PM