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Post 13281

Pierce The Pirate ~ out of Hotblack Desiato mode again ~

Please, no more details, I want to see it myself.

Did you see The Great Gatsby remake yet? smiley - bigeyes

smiley - pirate


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Post 13282

Pierce The Pirate ~ out of Hotblack Desiato mode again ~

smiley - cheerssmiley - lighthousesmiley - diva

smiley - pirate


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Post 13283

paulh. reality is a sandwich I did not order

Yes, I saw "Great Gatsby." There was some rap guy [Lay-Z?] who was overlaying Gatsby-bases rap in some party scenes. It seemed very odd to have 1922 and 2013 mixed like that smiley - cdouble


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Post 13284

Pierce The Pirate ~ out of Hotblack Desiato mode again ~

It did. I'm told they also overdid the use of 3D effects. I don't know, I'm not able to see 3D due to my patch. (Seriously: I don't wear one, but I was born almost blind on my right eye, so can't really see 3D. Not that I miss it, I get by fine)

smiley - pirate


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Post 13285

Lighthousegirl - back on board

I want to see both of those smiley - smiley I don't get to the cinema nearly often enough


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Post 13286

paulh. reality is a sandwich I did not order

I see movies in theaters rather than on video for several reasons:

1. My house is too small to accommodate a large-screen TV. If movie tickets are expensive, at least I get to see the movies on large screens with surround sound.

2. Getting out of the house to go to a movie theater is an event. It's part of memory-building. When I remember movies that I've enjoyed, I remember how nice the theater seats were, how soothing it was to be able to concentrate on the movie without the distractions that I have in my house and neighborhood.

3. Seeing movies in theaters means that I go when they're playing. Even if only 10% of the population sees movies in theaters, nevertheless there are people discussing them -- some of your friends, movie critics on TV, newspaper critics. Actors appear on talk shows to promote the movies they're in. You learn a bit about how the movie was made, you get a sense about how important it was for modern culture. Seeing a 2013 movie in 2026 or 2050 would not be the same.


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Post 13287

Lighthousegirl - back on board

I love going to the cinema - its a great trip out. It is not easy to get to a cinema for me at the moment so its a real treat too!

* tops up everyone's glasses *


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Post 13288

paulh. reality is a sandwich I did not order

The newer cinemas have nice lounges to sit in while you wait for your movie to start. The one I go to most has a restaurant and numerous options for snacks -- a Starbucks coffee shop, a first-rate pizza place, and some booths that offer good-quality sandwiches. Those are separate form the regular concessions booth, which has popcorn, nachos, candy7, and soft drinks.


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Post 13289

Pierce The Pirate ~ out of Hotblack Desiato mode again ~

smiley - ta again, smiley - lighthousesmiley - divasmiley - smooch

Those are all good points, paulh smiley - ok

I go to the cinema for the exact same reasons. "My" cinema was built only a few years ago when they had finally found out how to make sure everybody could see the screen in spite of even the tallest giant sitting in the seats in front of you. And since the invention of surround sound and digital films the events have become even more spectacular.

We were never allowed to smoke in cinemas (in neither Germany nor Denmark), thank Bob! But now we are allowed to have a drink, which is great. I usually carry a small bottle of water just to make sure that I don't get a cough that will annoy both me and others.

smiley - pirate


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Post 13290

Pirate Alexander LeGray

I can't sit in the dark for over two hours without a smiley - stiffdrink


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Post 13291

Pierce The Pirate ~ out of Hotblack Desiato mode again ~

You don't have to smiley - cheers

smiley - pirate


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Post 13292

paulh. reality is a sandwich I did not order

Welcome back, Alexander LeGray!


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Post 13293

Pierce The Pirate ~ out of Hotblack Desiato mode again ~

Next round is on the house

The compass house, mind you

smiley - pirate


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Post 13294

paulh. reality is a sandwich I did not order

You have a round roof? smiley - huh


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Post 13295

Pierce The Pirate ~ out of Hotblack Desiato mode again ~

Yes and very practical it is too smiley - biggrin

To even things out the next rounds will be on the Lighthouse smiley - ok

But how exactly that even things out I haven't really figured out yet since all rounds here are for free smiley - shrug

Oh well, who cares? I for one couldn't careless smiley - cheers

smiley - pirate


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Post 13296

Lighthousegirl - back on board

Don't give all the Lighthouse secrets away Capt'n!!!! smiley - kiss


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Post 13297

paulh. reality is a sandwich I did not order

Please keep coming back, everybody! A lot of the other places at H2G2 are being deserted by researchers.


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Post 13298

Lighthousegirl - back on board

I'm working on it Paul!


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Post 13299

paulh. reality is a sandwich I did not order

Glad to hear it. smiley - smiley


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Post 13300

Pierce The Pirate ~ out of Hotblack Desiato mode again ~

Mum's the word, smiley - lighthousesmiley - divasmiley - ok

For instance I will never reveal why all rounds are served in square glasses smiley - whistle

smiley - pirate


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