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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 07:44 PM
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  1. Omnibus movies Q&A thread including trivia

    Yeah, so not sure what the policy is on starting threads. Don't see too many here, actually. Yeah, yeah, OK. So I saw *The French Connection* again the other night, and the first half of *The French Connection 2*, which I hadn't seen, and,...

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  2. Why do old sculptures have such small penises?

    The picture association game thread has a photo of Michaelangelo's David in it. It's not too hard to notice that the guy isn't particularly well-endowed. I've also noticed that many classical sculptures, both Greek and Roman, are also...

    Started by CRSP‎, 06 Mar 2009 12:46 PM
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  3. Pop culture sayings no one understand but you.

    In another part of the internet, someone asked if there were any personal little saying that you say that no one else understands. I do but most of them are from TV shows and commercials. Catchphrases that are only catchphrases to me. A few...

    Started by Biggirl‎, 05 Mar 2009 12:47 PM
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  4. What Are You Listening To Part 3:

    PC8nNsYYGSU&list=QL T8oLTpw7veQ

    Started by Cluricaun‎, 24 Sep 2010 10:44 AM
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  5. 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, 06 May 2010 11:42 PM
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  6. Poll Poll: Michael Cera vs. Jesse Eisenberg

    In this corner, weighing in at 118lbs, Michael Cera. This Canadian actor is known for his roles in Arrested Development, Youth in Revolt, Superbad, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World and Juno. VERSUS Weighing in at at 120lbs, Jesse Eisenberg. This...

    Started by Zuul‎, 04 Jul 2011 06:49 PM
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  7. How did the "Tom Cruise is gay" rumors get started?

    I am not much of a celebrity news person, and only see 5 or 6 movies per year. I watch TV occasionally, but not that much. I saw "Top Gun" and "Risky Business" when I was a kid, but besides his involvement with Scientology, know little about Tom...

    Started by MPB in SLC‎, 29 Mar 2009 05:54 PM
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  8. Poll Poll: Sandra Oh: Hot or not?

    You may know her as the ambitious Dr. Yang from Grey's Anatomy, or the chick from Sideways who beat that one guy with a motorcycle helmet. She's kinda odd-looking. But is she good odd, or bad odd?

    Started by Exy‎, 23 Apr 2010 11:04 AM
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  9. Album Covers: Love'm or Hate'm? Fun Mello game!

    Love or hate the previous album cover, then post one of your own! Love and hate are your only choices. I will start with this:

    Started by Oliveloaf‎, 02 Feb 2012 04:16 PM
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  10. Political Murals of Northern Ireland

    Although this has a political component I put it here as it is related to aesthetics. Political Murals of Northern Ireland There is a rich tradition on both sides of the divide in Northern Ireland of painting political murals. As far as I...

    Started by The Original An Gadaí‎, 03 Apr 2010 10:07 PM
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  11. Songs you absolutely hate.

    These are all songs I'm subjected to at work, and since it was a quiet night tonight, I was inspired to start this thread. Right now I'm pretty sick of Augustana's "Boston", where the singer says that he thinks he'll go to Boston where "no one...

    Started by Taumpy‎, 27 Feb 2010 10:07 PM
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  12. Characters That Were Totally Secretly Boning Each Other

    Thread title carefully crafted to allow the inclusion of the occassional heterosexual couple. ;) Prince Humperdinck / Count Rugan - The Princess Bride. First of all, the prince is clearly completely unmoved by the charms of Princess Buttercup...

    Started by Myrnalene‎, 15 Jun 2010 10:35 AM
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  13. Supernatural, Season 6

    Well, Sam will be back. Of course he will, but does it seem to anybody else that Hell is easier to get out of than the parking lot at Walmart? And since he and Dean are obviously going to have to get in the Impala and hit the road, it might be...

    Started by Rube E. Tewesday‎, 24 Sep 2010 08:26 AM
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  14. On re-reading Tolkien -- spoilers for anybody on the web who hasn't read LOTR

    After many years away from LOTR, I'm reading it to my ten year old, who's liking it a lot. I'm enjoying it too, but I'm starting to pick up on things I never noticed as a kid or young man. Something that hit me like a ton of bricks recently...

    Started by Rube E. Tewesday‎, 11 Apr 2011 09:14 AM
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  15. 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 10:20 AM
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  16. Poems That Deal With Death And Mortality

    From a conversation in chate, first one I suggest is Grass, by Carl Sandburg. Pile the bodies high at Austerlitz and Waterloo. Shovel them under and let me work - I am the grass; I cover all. And pile them high at Gettysburg And pile them...

    Started by The Original An Gadaí‎, 25 Oct 2010 03:14 PM
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  17. The indefensible position --"Hawaiian " pizza is great

    Inspired by Esquire magazine's occasional feature, "The indefensible position" Whenever people on the internet discuss pizza, you can rest assured that no one likes Hawaiian style pizza. It's a subject of ridicule. Who is so forsaken by God as...

    Started by Rube E. Tewesday‎, 26 Feb 2009 04:04 PM
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  18. Here is baby chewbacca

    I just want to see what my post count is right now. http://images.joke.co.uk/images/webshop/custPhotos/small/22728a.jpg Gah, I can't even post img tags!

    Started by Giraffe‎, 19 Aug 2009 09:35 PM
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  19. The Hunger Games films

    Fye5Nwe4qeI Marsilia got me hooked on the Hunger Game series of books and now the first of the movies is coming out this spring. I'm geekily excited about it, because sci-fi with a strong, young female lead isn't exactly a plentiful genre.

    Started by Zuul‎, 14 Nov 2011 12:08 PM
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  20. What are you listening to?

    Yes, one of THOSE threads. I'm bored. The B-52s "Good Stuff"

    Started by Guinastasia‎, 14 Aug 2009 07:29 PM
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  21. Origami for the newbie--does paper matter and other questions

    I was given a book on origami and my brother and I attempted to make origami bunnies last night. They were somewhat successful. The only problem is that one section of the end result has a tendency to come unfolded. We did four rabbits, and all...

    Started by Julie‎, 06 Mar 2009 11:36 AM
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  22. Supernatural, Season 7

    Didn't get around to opening the thread until now, largely because I forgot that tonight is the season premiere. Hmm, maybe a bad sign. Anyway, Castiel's God. What will happen? Can't be anything bad, can it?

    Started by Rube E. Tewesday‎, 23 Sep 2011 09:04 PM
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  23. Poll Poll: Hot or Not? Jenna Fischer.

    Pictured in her role as Pam Beesly. In business casual. <3 ...I love the girl-next-door thing.

    Started by Taumpy‎, 25 Mar 2010 01:10 PM
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  24. Laura Prepon looks like a hot mess.

    I saw her on House this week, and I see that she's continuing that blonde thing she started in the later seasons of That 70s Show. For the love of god, why hasn't anybody stopped her? In the early seasons of That 70s Show, she was cute in a...

    Started by OneCentStamp‎, 10 Mar 2010 10:12 AM
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  25. 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 09:30 AM
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  26. What's everyone reading?

    I commute on the train 1 or 2 days a week now, and it's giving me time to use my nook and actually get some stuff read. I recently finished Unbroken, which is something I think should be read by those of us who haven't lived through a World War. ...

    Started by Sarahfeena‎, 25 Mar 2012 01:34 PM
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  27. Mythology, Legends and Fantasy: Most interesting and Mysterious characters.

    I was thinking Gandalf might be the most interesting figure of the adviser/mentor types. His back story is probably even odder than Merlin's. He has strong parallels to Odin without being a jerk. He has one of the great and most oft repeated...

    Started by What Exit?‎, 29 Jan 2011 08:08 PM
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  28. Poll Poll: The Worst Academy Award Best Picture Film of the Last 20 Years

    Vote I say. Show your work!

    Started by Myrnalene‎, 05 Mar 2010 12:52 AM
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  29. Poll Poll: Hot or Not? The Glade Lady Dori Kelly

    Hot or not?

    Started by Oliveloaf‎, 24 Mar 2010 11:02 AM
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  30. The Hot Sauce thread.

    Mo' Hotta, Mo' Betta. That's a slogan I can get behind. I love fiery food. Last night I told the waitress I wanted my Drunken Noodles "Thai hot." Delicious! I would gargle with Tabasco if it wasn't so expensive in those little bottles.* What are...

    Started by silenus‎, 12 Mar 2009 04:39 PM
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  31. Orual's Big Summer Movie Thread

    Because I want a place to ramble on about the movies I see. :dumbo::hist::dumbo: I believe we all know the awesomeness of The Avengers, so instead I will start with ...

    Started by Orual‎, 06 Jun 2012 01:48 PM
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  32. Anyone else see "Sister Wives" this week?

    It's a new reality show about a FLDS polygamist family. There's one husband (of course), 3 wives, and 12 kids. They live in a huge house which is divided up so each wife basically has an apartment in it with her own kitchen, bedrooms, etc., but...

    Started by Sarahfeena‎, 28 Sep 2010 03:25 PM
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  33. Poll Poll: Who is responsible for the worst acting in the LOTR trilogy?

    Vote for as many choices as you like, write-ins are encouraged. Bonus topic: Haldir is hot.

    Started by Myrnalene‎, 06 May 2010 04:12 PM
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  34. Poll Poll: Hot or Not? Elizabeth II, by the grace of God...

    Started by OneCentStamp‎, 24 Mar 2010 11:06 AM
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  35. Order of the Stick - A line is crossed

    A new update: Holy crap. Holy crap. Holy crap. Oh V, we knew you would commit some horrible deed... But this?

    Started by AllWalker‎, 20 Mar 2009 08:02 AM
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  36. the most beautiful poem ever written

    A ciascun'alma presa e gentil core nel cui cospetto ven lo dir presente, in ciò che mi rescrivan suo parvente, salute in lor segnor, cioè Amore. Già eran quasi che atterzate l'ore del tempo che onne s tella n'è lucente, quando m'apparve Amor...

    Started by Truth and Beauty‎, 28 May 2009 12:27 PM
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  37. Poll Poll: What is your least favorite popular music genre?

    Inspired by Cluricaun's comments in the Elton John thread. I personally love the soft side of the 70's, but apparently that is not universally true. :lol: So let's all pick which of these oft maligned genres we hate the most. My vote goes to...

    Started by Taumpy‎, 16 Jun 2010 06:38 PM
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  38. Your WORST concert experiences?

    I was on Facebook just now, doing one of those "5 Things" dealies, when I started thinking about the worst concert experiences of my life: - I walked out of U2's "Joshua Tree" show in Atlanta when they did this halfass rendition of "New Year's...

    Started by tunaman‎, 08 May 2009 02:06 PM
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  39. Redeeming characters

    Yesterday in chat there was a discussion about General Hospital that I was largely ignoring since I don't watch soaps. When I saw pepper say something about a period of time when they were writing Luke Spencer as unsympathetic, though, I started...

    Started by Zuul‎, 12 Apr 2010 09:12 AM
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  40. Anyone ever made fried donuts from canned biscuit dough?

    They are pretty awesome, considering how easy they are. Works like this: 1) Heat a skillet with about an inch of vegetable oil. (Not super hot.) 2) Open biscuits. Poke hole in each one with your finger. 3) Put about 4 biscuits at a...

    Started by Sarahfeena‎, 01 Feb 2011 02:07 PM
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  41. I was an Avengers extra

    I wrote a first draft of this right after filming, and recently revised it, now that the movie has been released in the U.S. and we're released from the studio's nondisclosure agreement. Hope you like it. I'll remember that night for a long, long...

    Started by Elendil's Heir‎, 06 May 2012 11:50 PM
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  42. Beer, glorious beer!

    "Beer - the cause of, and solution to, most of Life's problems." So let's sound off about beer. What are your favorites? Which styles repel you? Is there such a thing as "too much hops?(no) This is the thread to opine, pontificate, and spout...

    Started by silenus‎, 09 Mar 2009 04:20 PM
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  43. Poll Poll: Hot or Not? Nicole Mitchell

    Weather Channel host Nicole Mitchell?

    Started by Oliveloaf‎, 21 Mar 2010 04:12 PM
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  44. Need a main dish to go with asparagus risotto

    Because it's that time of year and I have a ton of fresh asparagus chillin in the fridge, I've decided that tonight shall be asparagus risotto night. But now that I've got that I need something that asparagus risotto goes along well with. ...

    Started by Cluricaun‎, 06 Apr 2009 02:09 PM
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  45. Poll Poll: Coolest of the cool: Spock, the Fonz, or Gibbs?

    Because the polls running right now are insufficiently stupid. :smug: I wanted to include the coolest TV character from each decade, but I couldn't think of anybody from the 50s or 90s who was actually cool. :madsci:

    Started by Skald the Rhymer‎, 21 Jun 2010 06:00 PM
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  46. The new and improved what are you listening to thread!

    yeoQI-SwI5w

    Started by Cluricaun‎, 05 Jun 2010 05:57 PM
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  47. "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 09:34 AM
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  48. Parts of Tolkien in which the narrator is full of crap

    Looking around the first page of the Guggenheim, I note to my horror that nobody's started a Tolkien thread since What Exit? opened the first one. I blame myself. To atone, I am destroying my copies of the Firefly season five box set (including...

    Started by Skald the Rhymer‎, 30 Mar 2009 12:58 PM
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  49. The rise and fall of River Song

    River Song - the Doctor's Wife. Time traveller, adventurer and played by the delightful Alex Kingston. Now Alex Kingston is an excellent actress. I have no problems with her appearing in Doctor Who and she brings a lot to the role. If only the role...

    Started by CatInASuit‎, 10 Oct 2013 04:15 PM
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  50. The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey [Massive spoilers]

    Disclaimer: Do not read this if you have not seen the movie. Really Just Do Not

    Started by What Exit?‎, 15 Dec 2012 10:48 PM
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