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Guitar Fool
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Oct 4th, 2017 02:38 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

all of the above......

and of course the main reason why I don't go to the movies anymore....I'm not giving these sunsabitches any more of my money!...

so there...phhhttt

jay1vinton

Hawaii, USA

Perfect is the enemy of good enough
Oct 4th, 2017 02:46 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

The age old one of a western cowboy shooting 25 times out of a six shooter.. it's nothing new really.

reverendrob
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our time in hell
Oct 4th, 2017 05:18 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

"Guys who answer the phone with "Yeah".. "

Any of you who have ever called me...

..can attest that's usually how I answer the phone.

SS2

Alexandria, Virginia

Oct 4th, 2017 05:41 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

The obvious decorated 2-stroke dirt bikes doing the
motorcycle maneuvers sounding like a Harley and the everyday grocery getter car chasing, matching performance and gaining on a Ferrari (or such).

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the downtime
Oct 5th, 2017 05:46 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Dudes that drive shopping carts (over-tuned, farty imports with fat tires and a wing) who are actually cool cats.

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Oct 5th, 2017 06:17 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Cowboys that sit around the campfire eating KFC on a stick and pretend they’re eating some “critter” that they hunted for dinner.

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Godzilla the Thread Killa
Oct 5th, 2017 06:52 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Did anyone cover tapping a beer bottle on the edge of the bar to form a perfect weapon?

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It's all gravy from here on...
Oct 5th, 2017 07:19 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

A group of cowboys sitting around a campfire eating beans and immediately launching into hysterical farting fits. (Everyone know the gas come AFTER dinner! ;o)

Still hilarious though!

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Oct 6th, 2017 09:43 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

I know people who own horses. I constantly hear about how fragile they are, requiring visits by vets, farriers and the like.

But in the westerns, horses are seemingly like Jeeps. Extremely low maintenance, requiring an occasional clump of grass to eat, crossing deserts without a sip of water, spending nights in driving rain with no ill effects.

And with all those horses in the towns, you'd think that heroes and villains alike would be squishing their way through droppings and puddles in the street. Yet movie horses are remarkable in their ability to "hold it" for like .... forever.

I remember seeing a British movie where the action took place in horse-drawn London, and there were boys on each side of the street, whose job it was to rush out with their brooms and push the droppings to the side of the road within seconds in order to earn a penny or two.

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Oct 6th, 2017 10:32 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Women wanting to have sex with Steven Seagal - but then again when they do it he stays fully clothed.

Check out "Contract to Kill". There is a love scene—and, OMG, what a love scene. His fully dressed body is lowered over a naked woman like a drawbridge. He doesn’t even take off his glasses.

Modbus

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Oct 6th, 2017 11:11 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

"But in the westerns, horses are seemingly like Jeeps."

I dunno, man... Mongo can knock out a horse with one punch.

They don't seem so tough to me.

digiboy

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Oct 6th, 2017 10:17 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

This one drives me nuts and I see varitaions of this all the time in movies and TV shows. The bad guy is chasing and/or attacking the the good guy. They fight or struggle and good guy gets the advantage, knocks bad guy down, stuns him, maybe even knocks him out.

Now here's where it goes off the rails for me. If I'm the good guy, I'm gonna make dang sure Mr. Bad can't just recover and try to do me harm again. I'll kill him or seriously injure him or tie him up or lock him up...something! But nooo...instead good guy turns his back or just continues running/escaping, etc. Bad guy gets back up and it's another 10 minutes worth of popcorn...but Arrrrggghhh!

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Oct 7th, 2017 03:35 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

^Following on with the 'being nice to bad guys' theme: The number of times you see someone put an arm lock on somebody's straight elbow and they get thrown. Just like in training! But in a real situation with someone trying to do you serious harm, if you get a joint lock on the nasty person then it's going to be a break, not a nice controlled takedown (which is actually quite hard to do in a real situation anyway). It's very rare this is shown. I did notice one a while ago in an episode of Jessica Jones- she doesn't mess about!

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Oct 7th, 2017 07:06 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Who else has noticed that nearly every movie helicopter sounds like an old piston engine powered Bell 47, regardless of the fact that most have been turbine powered for decades?

Bell 47

longhair55

Michigan

Hold my beer,..I'm gonna try someth'in
Oct 7th, 2017 01:24 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Just about every western,..

Always wondered why (since I was a young kid actually) why,. when the Indians were circling the wagons,.. why didn't they just shoot the horses?,. easier/bigger target.

Also,..1800's ,.. bright white/straight teeth,.. on just about everybody.

digiboy

New York City

Oct 7th, 2017 01:45 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Mythbusters did some episodes where they nailed some of the common movie foolishness.

Don't try this at home but in one episode they go after the old radio in the bathtub trick. Wanna electrocute someone? Just toss a plugged in radio/hairdryer/toaster in the tub while they are taking a bath. Doesn't work...not that I'm gonna try it.

They also busted some common movie car crash stunts and of course a whole lot of watching things get blowed up real good.

AlohaEd

Glendale, NY

Eddie
Oct 7th, 2017 01:45 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Women Special Agents: FBI, DHS, etc. Walking around in high heels/stilettos. Yet they have to run after the bad guys, etc??????? Similarly to TJ re middle income cops, etc, living in huge homes, as I posted in another thread, middle income heroes/military wearing 5K - 10K watches.
Oh, one of the latest episodes of Hawaii Five-0. The task force members were in a stuck in a cabin, in the middle of the woods surrounded by a huge forest fire. Then comes Steve McGarrett in a helicopter lowering straps to put under and around the cabin, then lift and fly it over the trees to safety. Hmmm, dislodging it from the plumbing and other pipes, AND for a helicopter to even carry that weight???? As I said about the show, I watch it for the scenery.

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Oct 7th, 2017 02:18 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

And cowboys of the late 1800s with Cats Paw rubber heels and soles on their boots.

And pointy toes... and the extreme tapered heel.

(This message was last edited by jefe46 at 06:25 PM, Oct 7th, 2017)

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THAT...IS...RIGHT!
Oct 7th, 2017 03:16 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

"and of course the main reason why I don't go to the movies anymore....I'm not giving these sunsabitches any more of my money!... "




I wish. My wife likes to occasionally like to go to the movies. :^(

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numb, yes...comfortable? Not so much
Oct 7th, 2017 04:18 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

If the detective needs info on anyone or anything, just type on a computer for 3 seconds, and every specific thing you want & need pops right up. I wanna know what search engine they use, cuz it sure ain't Google

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