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  1. Sticky thread Sticky: On Spoilers

    If an episode of a TV show has not aired yet, a book has not been published, or a movie has not premiered, any discussion of their plot details and descriptions are considered to be spoilers. Threads that are going to discuss such things should...

    Started by Zuul‎, 15 Nov 2009 08:44 PM
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  1. "Alright guys, we're at war!"--Amazing Race 3/22

    It should have been called "I used my boobies to transport the hay." Delayed, I assume by basketball. Grr. Lots of people sounded dismayed to go to India. I think India looks amazing. Yes, poor and chaotic in so many of the places they go,...

    Started by Julie‎, 22 Mar 2009 11:16 PM
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  2. "Future events such as these will affect you in the future!"

    Let us punish the guilty.

    Started by terrifel‎, 11 Sep 2009 07:03 AM
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  3. "Gorilla? Gorilla? Gorilla?"--Amazing Race 3/29

    One of the weirder titles of the season, but we'll see what it means shortly!

    Started by Julie‎, 29 Mar 2009 08:56 PM
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    30 Mar 2009 01:26 PM Go to last post
  4. "Historical" songs

    I have learned so much from music. p-L0NpaErkk Exactly how bad is "the east side of Chicago"? What spurned Al Capone into declaring war on the city? Why is it all those pussies always say he got caught for tax evasion when this song makes it...

    Started by Peeta Mellark‎, 30 Mar 2011 09:07 PM
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  5. "Hollywood has no new ideas." So what? STFU!

    Every time there's news of a remake or a reboot or a re-imagining, people will inevitably bitch that "Hollywood is running out of ideas!" They bemoan that it shows the general lack of creativity in Hollywood, and whine about how there are no new...

    Started by pepperlandgirl‎, 03 Mar 2010 08:04 PM
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  6. "Homages" that are more like "copies"

    See exhibit A: 9u7hGkL57N8FxYYRFqG4ME :dubious:

    Started by Zuul‎, 18 Aug 2010 01:02 AM
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  7. "It Was Like a Caravan of Idiots"--Amazing Race March 8, 2009

    Almost time! That might be my favorite episode title ever. :D

    Started by Julie‎, 08 Mar 2009 08:39 PM
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  8. "No one is laughing now" : Susan Boyle

    The latest Britain's Got Talent sensation, arising from out of nothing into inevitable stardom. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9lp0IWv8QZY I love her. For so many reasons.

    Started by Liberal‎, 15 Apr 2009 01:36 PM
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  9. "Our parents will cry themselves to death"--Amazing Race 4/19

    The drama! The hysterics! The body slamming! The bird bites! Laughing Chinese people! Spoilers to follow:

    Started by Julie‎, 19 Apr 2009 10:22 PM
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  10. "Reaper" is losing me

    I really enjoyed past episodes of "Reaper," but I'm having a devil (ha, funny!) of a time staying interested so far this season, despite my love for Ray Wise. Is anyone else watching? What do you think of this season so far?

    Started by Julie‎, 31 Mar 2009 02:08 PM
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  11. "She's a Little Scared of Stick, But I Think She'll Be OK!" - Amazing Race 3/15

    Phil in his underwear. Brides. Snowplows. It's the Amazing Race! I really like most of the teams and can tolerate (Victor, Tammy and Mark, Michael) the ones that I don't really like. What a strange, fun season. This leg felt a little...

    Started by Julie‎, 15 Mar 2009 10:31 PM
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    16 Mar 2009 04:31 PM Go to last post
  12. "That Owl Movie"

    It's actually called "Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole" I loved Happy Feet. I thought they did a good job of giving the penguins distinctive looks without getting too crazy, and giving them facial expressions without getting too...

    Started by RabbitMage‎, 15 Oct 2010 10:51 PM
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  13. "The Haunting" (1999), or: When Production Designers Go Nuts

    Strangely enough, I recently watched Jan de Bont's remake of The Haunting a second time. For those unfamiliar with the film, it is extremely frightening, provided that the viewer has a catastrophic phobia of computer pixels. Liam Neeson plays the...

    Started by terrifel‎, 19 Apr 2009 02:52 AM
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  14. "The Last Airbender"

    I haven't seen the movie. I probably won't see the movie. I'm curious though: Is there any way anything called "The Last Airbender" can be any good? Opinions, please.

    Started by Rube E. Tewesday‎, 02 Jul 2010 10:34 AM
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  15. "The Wrestler" wasn't actually all. that.

    It's so annoying when a movie receives undeserved praise. Mickey Rourke's and Marisa Tomei's faces were both fascinating, watching how they've aged, but other than a couple of mildly interesting scenes this movie was a snoozer. BTDT, ate the...

    Started by fessie‎, 28 Feb 2009 10:22 AM
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    02 Mar 2009 07:24 PM Go to last post
  16. "The" Movie Pet Peeve

    I am an avid movie watcher. I pretty much go see any movie in the theater, even if it ends up being a bad movie, and the most baffling thing to my friends; even if I KNOW its going to be a bad movie. As such, I've developed a list of cinematic pet...

    Started by AndrewRyan‎, 27 Feb 2010 06:17 PM
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    27 Feb 2010 10:39 PM Go to last post
  17. 'The Hobbit' now requires as many movies as the entirety of LOTR

    This is fucking ridiculous. Making The Hobbit into 2 movies was already a stretch; this is just an insulting, transparent money-grab.

    Started by Orual‎, 30 Jul 2012 04:23 PM
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  18. (Possibly) A Strange Song Request

    Are there any covers of Son of a Preacher Man performed by a male? With all the lyrics intact? ( Like the way Jack White covered Jolene). I'd really appreciate if anybody could help me out here!

    Started by pepperlandgirl‎, 06 Mar 2009 12:21 PM
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  19. 10 Quintessential British Foods?

    List is from this Times Online article: http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/life_and_style/food_and_drink/article5808143.ece Have any of you lovely British members (or lurkers) eaten all 10 items on the list? Are there other more relevant food that...

    Started by Contest‎, 17 Apr 2009 10:00 AM
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    05 May 2009 03:32 AM Go to last post
  20. 10 song iPod shuffle

    Show the DoMeBo world what kind of music collection you have: post the next ten random songs to come up on your iPod. Here's mine: 1. Bust A Move - Young MC 2. Saved By Zero - The Fixx 3. Crushing Day - Joe Satriani 4. My Little Girl - The...

    Started by dread pirate jimbo‎, 13 Jul 2009 04:18 PM
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  21. 100 Cheesiest Movie Lines---or 100 GREATEST movie lines?

    Okay, some of the following lines are really cheesy, and there's no doubt about that. But other lines are just fucking epic. A few of them I would even call classic. ("I came here to kick ass and chew bubblegum. And I'm all out of bubblegum." and...

    Started by pepperlandgirl‎, 20 Jan 2010 03:29 PM
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  22. 1984 versus Brave New World

    Here's an interesting letter from Brave New World author Aldous Huxley to George Orwell after the publication of the latter's classic 1984. http://www.lettersofnote.com/2012/03/1984-v-brave-new-world.html

    Started by The Original An Gadaí‎, 06 Mar 2012 12:08 PM
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  23. 1987: The Best Year For Movies, Ever

    http://riverbottomnightmareblog.blogspot.com/2009/11/and-then-there-was-1987and-cinemas.html Cole Stratton blogged about the top 50 grossing films of 1987, and as I looked at the list, I realized that I was raised on films mostly made in 1987....

    Started by gigglesthebloody‎, 24 Nov 2009 11:31 PM
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  24. 20 Best Things of the Decade

    Entertainment Weekly recently published a list of the "20 Best Things of the Decade." I think that the list is pretty much crap. 1.) A Boy Named Harry Potter 2.) The Sopranos 3.) YouTube 4.) The Lord of the Rings

    Started by pepperlandgirl‎, 12 Dec 2009 01:49 PM
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  25. 24, 2 March 2009

    Hey so I don't know about how this whole starting threads on TV shows thing works, and I know they do (or at least did) a thread on this back at that other place, but what the hey. So uh who watched it and what did y'all think? I'm definitely...

    Started by Exy‎, 03 Mar 2009 12:05 PM
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  26. 25 Songs on Shuffle

    I always like this sort of list because it gives a pretty good idea of a person and their musical tastes. Just fire up your iPod or whatever you use to listen to mp3s, put it on shuffle, and post the first 25 songs. No pushing "skip" no matter how...

    Started by pepperlandgirl‎, 11 Sep 2009 10:19 PM
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  27. 2DGoggles - The Lovelace and Babbage adventures

    Someone pointed me in the direction of this comic about the amazing adventures of Ada Lovelace and Charles Babbage and their difference engine. Not only is it highly amusing, it is also highly geeky as the author has tried to make all the facts...

    Started by CatInASuit‎, 25 Nov 2011 02:44 PM
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  28. 30 for 30 subjects you want to see

    They'd both be Shorts, but: The Play (end of '82 Cal-Stanford) The Flutie Hail Mary in '84

    Started by Erictelevision‎, 20 Jul 2015 04:23 AM
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  29. 35 years of Kiss

    That's right, Make-up Metal Band Kiss are 35 Years old and are releasing a new album to celebrate. Has it really been that long :o My only memory of them is from Bill and Ted's Bogus Journey without the face paint. What did I miss?

    Started by CatInASuit‎, 14 Oct 2009 11:33 AM
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  30. 3D Cleopatra *twitch*

    There is not a part of this that doesn't make me nauseus. Fucking Angelina Jolie as fucking Cleopatra? Brad Pitt as Marc Antony? No, no, and HELL NO. Liz Taylor had made a fantastic Cleopatra for her time, but Angelina Jolie is no Liz Taylor and...

    Started by Nrblex‎, 17 Oct 2010 02:15 PM
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  31. 50+ and still hott

    Who's old enough to join the AARP and still turns your crank? I'll start this thread off with Mark Harmon, who still looks great: Yes, I would still do you, Mark. In fact, I'd probably pick you over Michael Weatherly.

    Started by Exy‎, 07 May 2010 12:42 AM
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  32. 60 years of the Mousetrap

    It has now been continuously running for 60 years in London and is the world's longest running stage production. Agatha Christie's play, the Mousetrap, is still going strong. To celebrate the occasion a special guest cast took to the stage for a...

    Started by CatInASuit‎, 19 Nov 2012 04:58 PM
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  33. Cool 8-bit Muse

    I found these surfing Youtube today, and they are awesome. BUWTnOx8Xo0 UEYR4ONORxE WYOadOtut7A There are more here: http://www.youtube.com/user/Florio003#p/u/20/WYOadOtut7A

    Started by RabbitMage‎, 06 Oct 2010 08:15 PM
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  34. 9 [spoilers probable]

    I just got back from seeing Tim Burton's 9. 9 is a doll that wakes up in a laboratory, to a lifeless planet and a city in ruins. Near him he finds a hemisphere. He guesses it is important, so he zips it up inside of his burlap body. He sees...

    Started by Johnny‎, 21 Sep 2009 12:22 AM
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  35. 90's Top 40 appreciation thread

    Nostalgia for 80's (and previous decades) music is fairly popular, but I rarely see it for the 90's. But the 90's were my decade, and I love the music from it (though there are a lot of guilty pleasures on that list). So how about it, what radio...

    Started by Taumpy‎, 23 Sep 2009 07:05 AM
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  36. A commercial I actually like: Liberty Mutual

    They're on their second set of these, I think. Someone sees someone else do something decent for somebody, and then later they do a similar solid for someone they don't know. It makes for a sort of chain reaction. There's a lot I like about it. I...

    Started by Liberal‎, 13 Mar 2009 08:46 PM
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  37. A Foundation Movie? Oh please, anything but that!

    I while ago I noticed a brief section in Wiki's article on Asimov's classic Foundation that they were planning to make a movie based on it. Now, Foundation is one of my all time favourite books, and whenever reading it I imagine myself as a director...

    Started by AllWalker‎, 26 Jul 2009 12:27 AM
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  38. A Knighthood

    For Captain Thingy. Beeb

    Started by Myglaren‎, 02 Jun 2010 03:20 PM
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  39. A Manic Street Springwatch

    Chris Packham, one of the presenters of Springwatch has been caught slipping in song titles from the Manic Street Preachers into his presenting. It's not the first time he has done it, but I think this is the first time the BBC have not only...

    Started by CatInASuit‎, 24 Jun 2011 07:07 AM
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  40. A Martin Scorsese Film Festival

    Last night on The Golden Globes, they honored Scorsese and played a montage of his biggest films. You know, Goodfellas, Raging Bull, Taxi Driver, The Last Waltz, The Departed, The Aviator, etc. You know, the films that have had a major impact on pop...

    Started by pepperlandgirl‎, 18 Jan 2010 05:11 PM
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    17 Feb 2010 03:05 AM Go to last post
  41. A new book on the Titanic

    A novelist whose grandfather was the senior surviving officer from the Titanic is revealing the truth of what occured on that fateful night. As she is the only person, who is left who knows the family secret, she has decided that she will tell all....

    Started by CatInASuit‎, 22 Sep 2010 11:37 AM
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  42. A new Doctor Who

    So Matt Smith is leaving the show after 4 years of playing the Doctor are over and already the papers have gone into a frenzy of trying to guess who the next one will be. It's a shame that John Hurt is unlikely to play the next one, probably because...

    Started by CatInASuit‎, 03 Jun 2013 10:30 AM
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  43. A new Song of the Day

    Since it's been a while since we did this, I figured I'd start it up again. Today I'm putting up "Bloodstained Heart" by Darren Hayes. I've always enjoyed his vocals, but this song really surprised me. The guitar on this track is particularly...

    Started by Zuul‎, 26 Sep 2011 11:20 AM
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  44. A Question About Cunts (longish and seriously artistic)

    This is in the Guggenheim because it is a serious artistic question about the female vulva. I’ve taken up oil painting, with a real passion, in the last few years, and I’ve recently begun painting a series, very fresh and exciting to me, of...

    Started by prr‎, 08 Mar 2009 11:51 AM
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    08 Mar 2009 01:22 PM Go to last post
  45. A question concerning Eric Flint's 1632 world

    I don't know how many of us here read Eric Flint's 1632 series, the tales of what has happened when a town in West Virginia is transported to the Germanies in the mddle of the 30 Year's War. A number of people have written authorized stories that...

    Started by Baker‎, 13 Aug 2009 10:47 PM
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  46. A review of the cooking reality show Chopped

    I watched this last night on Oliveloaf's recommendation, and quite enjoyed it. It's a cooking reality show with self-contained episodes (4 new chefs and 1 winner each episode, vs. a large pool and eliminate one each week). The way it works is...

    Started by Sarahfeena‎, 22 Sep 2009 02:19 PM
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  47. Abercrombie & Fitch vs Jersey Shore

    It seems that Abercombie & Fitch the american fashion label have decided that the antics of Jersey Shore, and in particular Michael "The Situatiuon" Sorrentino is not a good brand for them. Now they get a lot of free publicity for it, but its...

    Started by CatInASuit‎, 17 Aug 2011 11:16 AM
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  48. Abnosome is The New Thing!

    :cool: Just so that you know!

    Started by jali‎, 12 Aug 2013 12:51 PM
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  49. About to see "Watchmen"

    My girlfriend took the day off; I'm still unemployed; so we're going to the 10:45 am showing. Will report upon return. Hrmm.

    Started by Baldwin‎, 06 Mar 2009 11:14 AM
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  50. Actor Andy Hallett (Lorne on Angel) dead at 33

    Angel actor Andy Hallett Dies of Heart Failure at 33. So young! :(

    Started by rasa‎, 30 Mar 2009 11:25 PM
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