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Forum: HDTV Programming   07-22-2014, 03:00 PM
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I drove down to Memphis a few weeks back .. in...

I drove down to Memphis a few weeks back .. in Bytheville, Arkansas at around 9:00 PM after a fuel stop, I was hungry and the only place I could see was Taco Bell .. so I motored in and decided to...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-22-2014, 02:49 PM
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This food talk actually is making me want to riff...

This food talk actually is making me want to riff on a Military topic perhaps more in tune .. when I was doing my tour in Vietnam in the early 1970's, we were getting C-Rations from the 1940's, which...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-22-2014, 02:27 PM
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Posted By mgkdragn
Yet the Chinese, who consume the most rice in the...

Yet the Chinese, who consume the most rice in the World have a life expectancy on par with us ..

I've spent plenty of time with various nutritionalists .. not in an effort to lose weight, but to...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-22-2014, 02:16 PM
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Posted By mgkdragn
Talk about mystery meat .. :eek:

Talk about mystery meat .. :eek:
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-22-2014, 12:44 PM
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Posted By mgkdragn
I guess the derailment drift over fast food was...

I guess the derailment drift over fast food was not enough, now we're into spelling monitors .. :rolleyes:
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-22-2014, 11:33 AM
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Posted By mgkdragn
Arch, I'll be sure and mention that to my...

Arch, I'll be sure and mention that to my cardiologist next time I'm in .. ;)

I think it kinda depends on what you're going for .. clogged arteries or diabetes .. and the fries are as bad as the...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-22-2014, 11:27 AM
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Posted By mgkdragn
I'm 65, so yes, I have fond memories of the Mom /...

I'm 65, so yes, I have fond memories of the Mom / Pop joints .. but you still had no guarantee what was in the mix .. :eek:

If anyone is lucky enough to have a Steak & Shake in the area, that's...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-22-2014, 10:35 AM
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Posted By mgkdragn
Yep, no Happy Meals .. And although those...

Yep, no Happy Meals ..

And although those Old School Fries I feel sure contributed to my multiple heart attacks, they would still be mighty tempting .. :)
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-22-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 286
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Posted By mgkdragn
Well, you know, somebodies gotta do it .. :eek:

Well, you know, somebodies gotta do it .. :eek:
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   07-22-2014, 09:09 AM
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Posted By mgkdragn
http://money.cnn.com/2014/07/21/technology/netflix...

http://money.cnn.com/2014/07/21/technology/netflix-subscribers/index.html?hpt=hp_t2
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-22-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 286
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Posted By mgkdragn
So you're saying Bay is the McDonalds of film .....

So you're saying Bay is the McDonalds of film .. ?? ;)

As with many things in life, quality is in the eye of the beholder .. people like what they like .. if you want an easy to follow, straight...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-21-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,312
Posted By mgkdragn
Finally had some time last night to begin Season...

Finally had some time last night to begin Season 2 .. I thought the recap they did on Season 1 was pretty good .. it did not take long to get back up to speed .. 3 episodes in and it's all good so...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-21-2014, 01:41 PM
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Views: 52,451
Posted By mgkdragn
Yeah, I'm sure he's in for a piece of the...

Yeah, I'm sure he's in for a piece of the streaming action / disk action / ad action / any merch action (although I've yet to see a line of action figures and a giant Dome for them to live in, or,...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-21-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 286
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Posted By mgkdragn
And my point was gross has no direct correlation...

And my point was gross has no direct correlation with reviews .. not taking you to task on your review recap, just saying if the reviews were an indicator, his films would all be flops ..
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Forum: HDTV Programming   07-21-2014, 01:17 PM
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Posted By mgkdragn
The show has been a rollercoaster from the get go...

The show has been a rollercoaster from the get go .. when Mark Verheiden (Smallville, Battlestar Galactica, Hemlock Grove, etc) .. was involved during Season One and the two episodes he wrote "What...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-21-2014, 12:49 PM
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Posted By mgkdragn
And I'd personally take Kubrick's film over the...

And I'd personally take Kubrick's film over the King exec produced mini-series 10 times over ..

and although he did not have a huge role, Dick Hallorann/Scatman Crothers stole the show, IMO .. ...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-21-2014, 10:53 AM
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Posted By mgkdragn
I can understand although not particularly like,...

I can understand although not particularly like, the rewrite of the book, but I just can't understand or like the exclusion of that particular detail ..
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-21-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 286
Views: 9,203
Posted By mgkdragn
With : Lifetime Gross Total : $2,125,205,525...

With :

Lifetime Gross Total : $2,125,205,525
Average Film Gross : $193,200,502

There are a few that seem to actually like his work .. ;)
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-21-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 467
Posted By mgkdragn
Not a bad start, went by quick, thanks to the...

Not a bad start, went by quick, thanks to the fast forward with the commercial heavy content .. I'm in and hopeful for the future ..
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-21-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 1,779
Views: 52,451
Posted By mgkdragn
That stench is not your imagination ... Brian K....

That stench is not your imagination ... Brian K. Vaughan was the showrunner and executive producer of the series .. although even he has now exited the series ..
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-21-2014, 09:11 AM
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Views: 52,451
Posted By mgkdragn
I have to say I was underwhelmed last season and...

I have to say I was underwhelmed last season and this season things are sinking faster ..

Oddly, I feel like my main beef is the inclusion of the Dome being some sort of freak micro environment...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-21-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 1,779
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Posted By mgkdragn
Kings commentary on Book vs Show ...

Kings commentary on Book vs Show

http://stephenking.com/promo/utd_on_tv/letter.html
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-21-2014, 08:59 AM
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Posted By mgkdragn
These days, is there anything that someone does...

These days, is there anything that someone does not devote a Website to .. ??

Book vs Show :

http://thatwasnotinthebook.com/diff/under-the-dome
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-21-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 286
Views: 9,203
Posted By mgkdragn
Yes, much like Kirk and the gang on original Trek...

Yes, much like Kirk and the gang on original Trek ..
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-19-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 3,573
Views: 407,177
Posted By mgkdragn
With what Charter charges for a DVR "rental",...

With what Charter charges for a DVR "rental", they are doing quite well with the current solution ..
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