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@  MEDdMI : (19 April 2019 - 09:21 PM)

oof, yikes. Good luck.

@  wonko the sane? : (19 April 2019 - 09:18 PM)

We're in the middle of a kitchen reno and NOTHING will be done until tuesday. I could beat a four day weekend with a hammer right now if it meant I could use my stove again.

@  Steevy Maximus : (19 April 2019 - 06:47 PM)

Can't beat 4 day weekends either.

@  Steevy Maximus : (19 April 2019 - 06:47 PM)

I prefer later shifts myself, but my 3 day weekend shift isn't bad. Nice to work without those administration busy bodies poking around.

@  Nevermore : (19 April 2019 - 04:12 AM)

Yeah, traffic is a plus as well. Rarely got any trouble getting to work on late shift (even with the neverending construction site on the highway), and when my shift is over, there's hardly any traffic at all anymore.

@  MEDdMI : (18 April 2019 - 06:27 PM)

while I don't have weekends consistently off, working 2nd shift isn't so bad. I'm more likely to do stuff before work than after (when I'm already tired). Plus no rush hour traffic

@  TM2-Megatron : (18 April 2019 - 05:03 PM)

Switching shifts constantly is never good for one's health. There was a time when I worked overnights steady for about 2 years; did wonders for my health, as well

@  Nevermore : (18 April 2019 - 04:36 PM)

Don't miss early shift (and especially switching back and forth every two weeks) a bit.

@  Nevermore : (18 April 2019 - 04:36 PM)

Man, permanent late shift really has done wonders for my overal well-being. Never having to get up early for work, staying up late, weekends off... a ot of my coworkers think I'm crazy, but late shift is really my preferred shift.

@  Nevermore : (18 April 2019 - 04:33 PM)

(My total lack of sleep on that day might have contributed, though.)

@  Nevermore : (18 April 2019 - 04:33 PM)

At noon, it was warm.

@  Nevermore : (18 April 2019 - 04:33 PM)

On Monday, we went on strike early in the morning, I was also wearing to jackets and gloves and my toes and fingers were freezing.

@  wonko the sane? : (18 April 2019 - 04:31 PM)

Nope, right now my days are doing that. Frigid at night (Well, just below zero, but still.) and warm enough to be always be ill prepared during the day.

@  Nevermore : (18 April 2019 - 04:28 PM)

Today it's so warm I had to take a shower to wash off the sweat after a lengthy bike trip.

@  Nevermore : (18 April 2019 - 04:27 PM)

This past Friday I was wearing two jackets and winter gloves outside and took a hot bath when I returned home.

@  Nevermore : (18 April 2019 - 04:27 PM)

Is "April weather" an issue in other countries as well, or is that specifically a German phenomenon?

@  PlutoniumBoss : (16 April 2019 - 11:04 AM)

Well, when you understand the history of the area it make sense. It's basically a series of countries buying the place, moving in, saying "we rule you people now", and the locals shrugging and responding, "okay, you have fun with that".

@  Sabrblade : (16 April 2019 - 07:58 AM)

When did we all turn into Henry Higgins?

@  unluckiness : (16 April 2019 - 03:16 AM)

To be fair, most Americans can't get the hang of English, so I can understand why.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (16 April 2019 - 03:15 AM)

(And yeah, Calliope is a Greek muse, not French, but the street was named BY the French when they took over.)

@  PlutoniumBoss : (16 April 2019 - 03:10 AM)

In New Orleans there's a bunch of streets with French names that are pronounced by locals with a more English emphasis, for example "Calliope Street" is pronounced "CAL-lee-ope".

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (15 April 2019 - 11:56 PM)

I figured as much for Canadians.

@  TM2-Megatron : (15 April 2019 - 11:37 PM)

hm; whenever I've heard people talk about the school they said it the same way as the cathedral...but I guess that's in Canada, so they're probably more familiar with the cathedral than the school

@  Dracula : (15 April 2019 - 11:11 PM)

There's plenty of place names in the US like that. Around here we have an "el doh-RAY-doh," and up north there's a Cairo that's pronounced "kay-roh"

@  RichardT1977 : (15 April 2019 - 09:56 PM)

Yeah, the common pronunciation of the University is probably the reason most Americans don't pronounce the Cathedral name correctly.

@  Arazyr : (15 April 2019 - 08:03 PM)

That's my understanding of how the two are supposed to be pronounced as well.

@  Echowarrior : (15 April 2019 - 07:42 PM)

When I'm talking about the cathedral, I say "noh-treh dahme". When I talk about the university, I say "noh-ter dayme". I don't see a problem with that.

@  Paladin : (15 April 2019 - 06:26 PM)

guessing "Hunchback" just got bumped WAY down the list for Disney's live-action remakes...

@  Patch : (15 April 2019 - 05:56 PM)

We all pronounce it wrong, so no one knows enough to care.

@  TM2-Megatron : (15 April 2019 - 05:40 PM)

It'd be odd for most Americans not to know how to pronounce Notre Dame, considering they have a University with the same name that's the subject of a relatively popular film based around a sport most Americans love

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (15 April 2019 - 04:22 PM)

Three or four more hours will be needed to contain the fire.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (15 April 2019 - 04:22 PM)

Update from France 24: the Paris Fire Brigade says two towers and the main structure of the cathedral have been saved from complete destruction.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (15 April 2019 - 03:57 PM)

One does not have to speak French to know that rhyming with "voter name" is off the mark.

@  Locoman : (15 April 2019 - 03:51 PM)

Really? It's an international tragedy and you're zeroing in on the people who maybe don't speak French?

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (15 April 2019 - 03:44 PM)

@Tm_Silverclaw I just read on BBC News that the cause is not yet clear, but officials suspect the fire could be linked to renovation work.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (15 April 2019 - 03:42 PM)

Oh boy, here we go with the U.S.-American newscasters who can't pronounce "Notre Dame" correctly.

@  TheMightyMol... : (15 April 2019 - 03:38 PM)

Too soon to say.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (15 April 2019 - 03:20 PM)

Do we know if it was an attack? Arson? Or just bad wiring?

@  Nevermore : (15 April 2019 - 02:10 PM)

Religion is dead?

@  Paladin : (15 April 2019 - 02:01 PM)

major cathedral burning down on Holy Week is some kind of metaphor.

@  Benbot : (15 April 2019 - 12:54 PM)

Hard to believe a wonder of the world could just be wiped out so easily. Hopefully they can still save it

@  Benbot : (15 April 2019 - 12:51 PM)

Well, Notre Dame is burning down

@  Benbot : (15 April 2019 - 10:05 AM)

yikes I thought the site was going to be down for a while

@  Nevermore : (14 April 2019 - 09:07 PM)

So, time for another strike. No sleep for me tonight. Oh well.

@  Nevermore : (14 April 2019 - 09:04 PM)

Think Game of Thrones "light" meets Cabaret and you get the idea.

@  Nevermore : (14 April 2019 - 09:03 PM)

Kinda sorta, just with more intrigue, conspiracy, depravity, crime and violence.

@  RichardT1977 : (14 April 2019 - 06:37 PM)

So it's like a prequel to Cabaret?

@  Nevermore : (14 April 2019 - 04:02 PM)

And man, characters are smoking literally EVERYWHERE.

@  Nevermore : (14 April 2019 - 03:27 PM)

Also, full frontal male nudity. (There's been quite a bit of female nudity since episode 1.)

@  Nevermore : (14 April 2019 - 03:26 PM)

Episode 6, and Hitler is randomly name-checked.


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Favorite movies of 1993 anyone?


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#1 Egon1982

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Posted 26 December 2018 - 04:05 PM

The year 1993 has turned 25 and i have great fond memories of that year even when i was 11 seeing Jurassic Park on the big screen 5 times and all that.

 

My top 25:

1. Jurassic Park.

2. Hot Shots Part Deux.

3. Groundhog Day.

4. Demolition Man.

5. Hard Target.

6. Cliffhanger.

7. Cronos.

8. The Nightmare Before Christmas.

9. Batman Mask of the Phantasm.

10. Mrs Doubtfire.

11. Ninja Scroll.

12. The Fugitive.

13. Tombstone.

14. Dazed and Confused.

15. Crime Story.

16. So I married an Axe Murderer.

17. True Romance.

18. The Sandlot.

19. Grumpy Old Men.

20. The Dark Half.

21. Falling Down.

22. Freaked.

23. Fire in the Sky.

24. Matinee.

25. Carlito's Way.

 

 

Honorable mentions:

Dave.

Schindler's List.

Godzilla vs Mechazilla.

Last Action Hero.

Iron Monkey.

Needful Things.

Dario Argento's Trauma.

Wayne's World 2.

Guilty pleasures:

Cannibal the musical.

Son in Law.

Return of the Living Dead 3.

Jason Goes to Hell.

Robin Hood Men in Tights.


Edited by Egon1982, 27 December 2018 - 10:06 PM.


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Posted 26 December 2018 - 04:43 PM

I'm gonna say Groundhog Day. You know the movie where the same thing happens over and over and over and over and over and over again.

It's basically like what must be going on in Spiderman 's head. "Man I keep fighting Green Goblin, it's like he keeps coming back with the exact same schemes! So predictable..."

Edited by Devcon, 26 December 2018 - 04:43 PM.

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Posted 26 December 2018 - 04:59 PM

I'm gonna say Groundhog Day. You know the movie where the same thing happens over and over and over and over and over and over again.

It's basically like what must be going on in Spiderman 's head. "Man I keep fighting Green Goblin, it's like he keeps coming back with the exact same schemes! So predictable..."

Brilliant movie, saw that in theaters when i was turning 11 and loved it since



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Posted 26 December 2018 - 06:42 PM

The year 1993 has turned 25 and i have great fond memories of that year even when i was 12 seeing Jurassic Park on the big screen 5 times and all that.

 

My top 25:

1. Jurassic Park.

2. Hot Shots Part Deux.

3. Groundhog Day.

4. Demolition Man.

5. Hard Target.

6. Cliffhanger.

7. Cronos.

8. The Nightmare Before Christmas.

9. Batman Mask of the Phantasm.

10. Mrs Doubtfire.

11. Ninja Scroll.

12. The Fugitive.

13. Tombstone.

14. Dazed and Confused.

15. Crime Story.

16. So I married an Axe Murderer.

17. True Romance.

18. The Sandlot.

19. Grumpy Old Men.

20. The Dark Half.

21. Falling Down.

22. Freaked.

23. Fire in the Sky.

24. Matinee.

25. Carlito's Way.

 

 

Honorable mentions:

Dave.

Schindler's List.

Godzilla vs Mechazilla.

Last Action Hero.

Iron Monkey.

Needful Things.

Dario Argento's Trauma.

Wayne's World 2.

Guilty pleasures:

Cannibal the musical.

Son in Law.

Return of the Living Dead 3.

Jason Goes to Hell.

Robin Hood Men in Tights.

 

soooo...pretty much every movie that came out in 93 then


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#5 Teufel

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Posted 26 December 2018 - 07:54 PM

Looking forward to the 1997 thread. Only a few more years until its 25th anniversary.


Edited by Teufel, 26 December 2018 - 08:02 PM.


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Posted 27 December 2018 - 11:36 AM

Demolition Man easily


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Posted 27 December 2018 - 01:54 PM

Man, 1993 was a solid year.



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Posted 27 December 2018 - 04:41 PM

Demolition Man easily

Yeah, I did not see that coming at all, what with the constant quoting of the movie all the time at work.

 

You know I'm picking, tec.



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Posted 27 December 2018 - 04:47 PM

Looking through https://en.wikipedia...ki/1993_in_film, I'd say these are movies I loved, and have seen multiple times:

 

Groundhog Day

Army of Darkness

Falling Down

Jurassic Park

In The Line Of Fire

The Fugitive

The Nightmare Before Christmas

 

And these were fantastic, but lord I don't ever want to watch them again:

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Posted 27 December 2018 - 10:07 PM

Demolition Man easily

Saw that in theaters at 11 and one of my fave sci-fi movies



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Posted 29 December 2018 - 01:26 PM

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Posted 29 December 2018 - 02:49 PM

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Posted 29 December 2018 - 04:32 PM

Looking through https://en.wikipedia...ki/1993_in_film, I'd say these are movies I loved, and have seen multiple times:

 

Groundhog Day

Army of Darkness

Falling Down

Jurassic Park

In The Line Of Fire

The Fugitive

The Nightmare Before Christmas

 

And these were fantastic, but lord I don't ever want to watch them again:

Schindler's List

What's Eating Gilbert Grape

Army of Darkness is actually 1992



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Posted 07 January 2019 - 05:26 AM

Mine are Falling Down and Jurassic Park.


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Posted 07 January 2019 - 11:11 PM

Tombstone. One of my favorite western films ever. Such a great cast and entertaining film. Val Kilmer is at his best for this role, and I can quote you a dozen lines from this movie and I haven't seen it in years.

 

Jurassic Park. Classic film that I saw multiple times with my family. This film is ground breaking on so many levels and all I can say is Clever girl. 

 

Groundhog day.  A great Bill Murray film. I love the premise of the story and the fact that they don't explain how it is all happening. IN the end I love how he is a completely different person. 

 

Mrs Doubtfire. To me, this is the Robin Williams film. It is a great story with a non-happy ending that teaches kids of my day that Life doesn't always have to be the mega happy ending. 

 

Loaded Weapon 1. Long before the days when Parody films were worn out, this film was hilarious! I wish that they would make a sequel to it. 

 

The Beverly Hilliblies. Only being mildly aware of the show, this movie and its great cast, are what I think of instead of the show. The fact that it is one actress shy of a 9 to 5 reuniuon is cool too. 

 

Batman Mask of the Phantasm. I didn't see this much as a kid, but as an adult, I love this film. it probably is the best Batman film ever made, including the live action films. 

 

The Fugitive. Tommy Lee Jones and Harrison Ford rock this film. 

 

 

Honorable mentions:

Rising Sun

Amos and Andrew
Fatal Instinct

Another Stakeout

Rookie of the year

Hotshots Part duex

Cool runnings

Homeward bound

Robin Hood Men in tights

Homeward Bound

Demolition Man


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Posted 07 January 2019 - 11:30 PM

Dude, major bonus points for mentioning Loaded Weapon 1. That is so underrated. So many funny gags and what a cast, including the cameos.



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Posted 13 January 2019 - 02:40 AM

In a bit of good timing, this just came out (warning for a bit of NSFW).



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Posted 13 January 2019 - 10:04 AM

Why isn't Ninja Scroll in guilty pleasure... *Remembers who Egon probably is* Oh. Right.



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Posted 15 January 2019 - 09:26 PM

Robin Hood: Men in Tights is a masterpiece.

I used to love What About Bob? but that might have been earlier than '93.
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Posted 23 January 2019 - 02:12 PM

Why isn't Ninja Scroll in guilty pleasure... *Remembers who Egon probably is* Oh. Right.

Why guilty pleasure? it's an awesome badass movie and my fave anime movie since i was 15 and one of my fave fantasy films.


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