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OK, I guess that explains a lot.tongue.gif

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OK, I guess that explains a lot.tongue.gif

Being good at OT is like being good at cheese straightening. It pays nothing and nobody wanted it in the first place.

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I dunno. A really good cheese straightener is probably pretty hard to find. I think you have to be licensed in most countries.
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Being good at OT is like being good at cheese straightening. It pays nothing and nobody wanted it in the first place.

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I dunno. A really good cheese straightener is probably pretty hard to find. I think you have to be licensed in most countries.

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For some reason, I find this pic to be a little unsettling....(MUST STOP WATCHING SO MANY HORROR FLICKS).

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For some reason, I find this pic to be a little unsettling....(MUST STOP WATCHING SO MANY HORROR FLICKS).

Thanks for the image. I'm gonna have nightmares for a week now.biggrin.gif

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A new one is sharp enough to peal off skin.
For some reason that tool is never in a horror flick.
But it should biggrin.gif

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A new one is sharp enough to peal off skin.
For some reason that tool is never in a horror flick.
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For some reason, I find this pic to be a little unsettling....(MUST STOP WATCHING SO MANY HORROR FLICKS).

Yeah, me too. If that tool is what northern barbarians use, I don't want anything to do with any northern barbarians. smile.gif
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What the hell is it? Looks like that thing the predator used to doctor his wound.
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What the hell is it? Looks like that thing the predator used to doctor his wound.
Whoa, you're right.eek.gif

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Quick! Without looking it up, what was Jeff Goldblum's line in Annie Hall?

(how's that for OT?) biggrin.gif

In case anyone is interested, Jeff Goldblum actually is in Annie Hall in a bit role. He's a party guest at Tony Lacey's (Paul Simon) pad in LA. He's on the phone. His line?

"Hello? I forgot my mantra."

The writing reflects Woody Allen's contempt for the phoniness and vapidity of LA.
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That's a good thought, Scott. Will all of these overly CGI fests hold up compared to "traditional" movies? We are swamped with comic book characters and their over-the-top action. Most of them are a onetime view for me, and some, like the Transformer series, I gave up on a long time ago. I suppose if you grew up with so much CGI built into every movie it would seem normal. I'm not so sure about the older generation.

This is a great debate and one that probably deserves it's own thread. I was born in 1980 and hold a special place in my heart for "traditional movies." For instance, the original Texas Chainsaw Massacre is my favorite horror movie w/ Evil Dead coming in a close second. The latter being the holy grail for "traditional" special effects in horror IMHO.

Now on to CGI and staying on topic with Oblivion. I've made comments to friends to the effect that this is one of the bests sci-fi movies of the past decade. While that may be a stretch to some, I love it's simplicity while still attaining complexity. I love the aircraft. I love the sky pad. I love this movie. It will hold up just fine. Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
The thought of an alien species pillaging our salt water still messes with my head...bleeding our precious Earth dry. AWESOME Sci-fi right there.
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I grew up in the late 80's and 90's and still like watching stuff where you can see the strings. Like music I think movies can last a long time.

I agree. Superman 4 the quest for peace is still a great movie in my mind. Even with the strings and breathing in space
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What the hell is it? Looks like that thing the predator used to doctor his wound.

It's used to cut fine slices of cheese, from a block of cheese.
It's called "osthyvel" = cheese slicer smile.gif


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It's used to cut fine slices of cheese, from a block of cheese.
It's called "osthyvel" = cheese slicer smile.gif


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It's used to cut fine slices of cheese, from a block of cheese.
It's called "osthyvel" = cheese slicer smile.gif

In Sweden, do people understand the term "cut the cheese" the same way as we do here in America? biggrin.gif
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My simple answer is no. We have other way of describing the release of gas. wink.gif

Cut the cheese is slicing cheese with the classic predator medkit.

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Cut the cheese is slicing cheese with the classic predator medkit.
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What the hell is it? Looks like that thing the predator used to doctor his wound.
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Cut the cheese is slicing cheese with the classic predator medkit.
Sorry, I don't see anything resembling that. frown.gif

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As for the Oblivion med kit...

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That was the one we used in our house to cut the Velveeta for grilled cheese sandwiches. Alright, alright...Velveeta is an alien version of cheese but still...

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That was the one we used in our house to cut the Velveeta for grilled cheese sandwiches. Alright, alright...Velveeta is an alien version of cheese but still...

I ain't no highfalutin' cheese snob. Velveeta is God's gift to grilled cheese sandwich lovers. Try frying them with a slice of bologna, not too thick, don't want to overpower that creamy, gooey goodness. Oh my. My, oh my.

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Sorry, I don't see anything resembling that.

Tell that to Hopper.

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I ain't no highfalutin' cheese snob. Velveeta is God's gift to grilled cheese sandwich lovers. Try frying them with a slice of bologna, not too thick, don't want to overpower that creamy, gooey goodness. Oh my. My, oh my.

To the kitchen Tonto, stat!

Someone else here has had the velvety log experience? I'm not the only old fart! biggrin.gif

Try sprinkling a little manchego on top of your slice of velveteen next time. I also toast the inside part of the bread first before buttering and grilling the outside. Extra crispy and extra cheesy.

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I ain't no highfalutin' cheese snob. Velveeta is God's gift to grilled cheese sandwich lovers. Try frying them with a slice of bologna, not too thick, don't want to overpower that creamy, gooey goodness. Oh my. My, oh my.
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Try sprinkling a little manchego on top of your slice of velveteen next time. I also toast the inside part of the bread first before buttering and grilling the outside. Extra crispy and extra cheesy.

Side of tomato bisque stat!
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There's just something about Velveeta and bologna. They complement each other in a way that's indescribable to those unfamiliar with the beautiful pan-music they create together. You could say they go together like chocolate & peanut butter, bacon & eggs, Nugent & crazy. Why, Velveeta could even say to bologna: "You complete me." Sometimes, on a starry night, I can almost hear 'em down there in the fridge, imploring me to break out the skillet and get down to bidness. It's magical.

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Haven't even had my morning coffee and here I am dreaming about lunch. Curse you Velveeta and your golden gooeyness. I'm blaming Scientology.

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