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Don't remember the show or the movie, must not have made an impression on me. 

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I'M DONE!!!

 

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2 minutes ago, ub3r_n3rd said:

Don't remember the show or the movie, must not have made an impression on me. 

 

It was in the Bush (senior) years, the nadir of the dry desert of cultural neglect and nothingness as far as sci fi TV shows were concerned.  "Alien Nation" and "Red Dwarf" were about all I watched at the time.

 

As with many TV shows, the movie that spawned it was not nearly as good as the show.

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8 minutes ago, Pingo said:

 

As with many TV shows, the movie that spawned it was not nearly as good as the show.

 

Buffy for sure fits that too. Ugh the movie was awful. The show is awesome. 

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I thought at the time that the movie had spawned the show - different actors and aesthetic.

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1 hour ago, Dilvish the Deliverer said:

Do you not have emergency coffee?  Its almost as important as emergency pants.

I got some at work, but not son enough.

 

Someone pass the pain meds.

 

24 minutes ago, Froggy the Great said:

I loved the Alien Nation show.  The movie, not so much.

Don't remember the movie. Enjoyed the show.

 

17 minutes ago, Chaoswolf said:

I'M DONE!!!

 

Yay!!

 

7 minutes ago, Cyradis said:

 

Buffy for sure fits that too. Ugh the movie was awful. The show is awesome. 

I... Kinda looked the movie. Best closing credits scene since Ferris Bueller.

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1 hour ago, Argentee said:

Sitting with my mom at the doctor's. 

 

I'm going to assume that this is a scheduled appointment of some sort, and that you're an awesome daughter for always helping your mom out like this.  Ergo the like.  

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9 minutes ago, David Brawley said:

 

 

I... Kinda looked the movie. Best closing credits scene since Ferris Bueller.

 

Nothing wrong with liking a bad movie. It was thoroughly cheesefilled and humorous. Just... you winced the whole way through. 

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I love it when I get an email from someone whining that their login credentials haven't worked for the past 6 months - it worked fine at first but then after a while it just stopped working and they haven't known what to do about it since but now it's a total emergency that they need their access back now now NOW!

Their email to me is, of course, a direct response to the email that I sent them when their account was set up that explains in as short of a paragraph as I could and with very specific bolded parts to serve as bullet points in case they just scan it instead of fully reading it, that their password will expire if they don't log in every 10 days and if that happens, they need to call the service desk to have it reset. With the number for the service desk repeated twice.

 

This would be funny if it were something that has happened once or twice, but this is several times a month with a varied assortment of people and thus, it gives me very little hope for humanity's continued existence.

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I just found out I need to go to Atlantic City in January, which sucks.

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1 hour ago, Cyradis said:
1 hour ago, Pingo said:

 

As with many TV shows, the movie that spawned it was not nearly as good as the show.

 

Buffy for sure fits that too. Ugh the movie was awful. The show is awesome. 

Movie was first. Not exactly what Joss Whedon had in mind. The show came after. I love them both, for entirely different reasons. ::):

 

10 hours ago, Darsc Zacal said:

Okay. So I'm going through some of my Bones 1 minis tonight, as one does from time to time, and... well... uhm...

 

Anyone have any idea why I would've ordered 7 Mr.Bones minis?

 

I must've had a reason, or a plan, but I've no clue now.

 

I mean. Seven?

Maybe the same reason I ended up with 10 Sophies from Bones 3 - it's a single mini that you can practice different techniques on, and then come back and try again later and compare your results over time?

 

5 hours ago, Argentee said:

 

 

Bah! You're all wimps. Wimps I tell you! Grow a pair of gills already! Air is supposed to wrap around you like a sauna! Nice and wet and thick so you can feel it every breath! And temperatures in the 80s and 90s are normal!

 

*waves her cane* And get off my lawn! That's where the gator sleeps!

Tell ya what, Argentee... Come visit me in January. It's a lot warmer than it used to be - we used to regularly get windchills in the range of -60C, and I haven't seen that now in a decade or two. It's practically balmy! Come for a visit and we'll skate on the Canal and then you can make fun of Canadians for complaining about heat. ::P: 

Just teasing, of course. ::):  I tease my ex-in-laws pretty regularly about their weather.... They're complaining about heatwaves where it hits 30C, and I'm sitting here like "It's 36C and 90+% humidity, it's not even supposed to drop below 30C overnight here..." and then in the wintertime they complain about their extreme cold at like -20C overnight and I'm going "Yeah, that's terrible... We hit -34C last night, and the high today is -26C..." From the hottest day of summer to the coldest night of winter each year is around a 65C difference. Ottawa's a fun place to live. ::): 

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8 hours ago, Xherman1964 said:

*** Wakes up from his nap***

 

MORI! How have you been?

Where have you been?

Why were you not here?

I had to glitter this thread all by myself!!!

HERMAN! ::D: I've been meh, but I'm better now! 

I've been cooped up in my apartment.

I was unemployed and sad. But I'm okay now, I've been focusing on sculpting. We have a bit of savings and this is probably the only chance I'll have for another 10 years to really learn some art!

I'm sure you did a great job!!

 

1 hour ago, Guindyloo said:

This would be funny if it were something that has happened once or twice, but this is several times a month with a varied assortment of people and thus, it gives me very little hope for humanity's continued existence.

Ouch. I may miss my income, but I don't miss stupid tickets like this.

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10 minutes ago, canuckotter said:
 10 hours ago, Darsc Zacal said:

Okay. So I'm going through some of my Bones 1 minis tonight, as one does from time to time, and... well... uhm...

 

Anyone have any idea why I would've ordered 7 Mr.Bones minis?

 

I must've had a reason, or a plan, but I've no clue now.

 

I mean. Seven?

 

Give them all rayguns and play Rogue Stars.

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I know the movie came first for Buffy. I'm amazed it even got a TV show considering how the movie was. Amazed, but very grateful. It was a perfect show for a teen girl (and I still watch it occasionally). 

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7 minutes ago, Cyradis said:

I know the movie came first for Buffy. I'm amazed it even got a TV show considering how the movie was. Amazed, but very grateful. It was a perfect show for a teen girl (and I still watch it occasionally). 

I liked the movie much more than the show.

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