Oh, Momma, am I here all alone?

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Oh, Momma, am I here all alone?

Postby Typeminer » Wed May 23, 2018 8:31 pm

*Cricket . . . Cricket . . . Cricket . . .*

No posts in over 4 days. No place to lurk, even.

My gods. What excuse have I got for not working now? :o
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Re: Oh, Momma, am I here all alone?

Postby jwhouk » Wed May 23, 2018 9:27 pm

No, it's just the hiatus has us all finding other things to do.
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Re: Oh, Momma, am I here all alone?

Postby AnotherFairportfan » Wed May 23, 2018 10:02 pm

... stuck without a wapsi with the lonesome blues again..
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Re: Oh, Momma, am I here all alone?

Postby Dave » Wed May 23, 2018 10:33 pm

And I be wondering,
as I be wandering,
whether the change of the Wapsiverse
from mostly-digital to purely-digital
means that we're going to have even more trouble with the razzle-frazzéd portals in the clubroom?!?

At the very least I think I need to dig out my sweep generator, and make sure they haven't drifted out of alignment. Without an occasional physical drawing to act as a pilot signal, I have a horrible feeling they may lose lock and start to dump incoming readers off in the hinterlands of Li'l Abner or Gasoline Alley.

I suppose we could always use Paul's pin-up art to provide the pilot signal, as he says he'll still be drawing it with pen and marker. I'm not sure that would be a good idea, though... doing so might automatically upsize the boobs of every Wapsi fan to visit the clubroom.
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Re: Oh, Momma, am I here all alone?

Postby Alkarii » Thu May 24, 2018 12:35 am

I would have started a movies thread, but I don't think very many would have liked the only new movie I'd seen recently. Though, there's another movie I intend to see, which will have to wait until Monday or Tuesday, so maybe then?
Does it ever occur to anyone else that maybe funhouses would not be a good place to live?
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Re: Oh, Momma, am I here all alone?

Postby AnotherFairportfan » Thu May 24, 2018 9:45 am

Alkarii wrote:I would have started a movies thread, but I don't think very many would have liked the only new movie I'd seen recently. Though, there's another movie I intend to see, which will have to wait until Monday or Tuesday, so maybe then?

What film did you see?
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Re: Oh, Momma, am I here all alone?

Postby lake_wrangler » Thu May 24, 2018 9:55 am

And I need to busy myself with packing (moving on June 16), and on learning 8 or 10 songs for a choir which needed a bass singer for one concert coming soon...
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Re: Oh, Momma, am I here all alone?

Postby Alkarii » Thu May 24, 2018 1:27 pm

I saw Deadpool 2. It was better than the first. I'd also just learned of a film called Upgrade that hits the theaters tomorrow, but I work this weekend, so I have to wait until Tuesday or so to go see it. From what I gather from the trailers, some guy's wife is murdered in front of him, and he's left severely crippled. Then someone comes along with a special chip that goes into his brain stem, and he 's able to move again, and goes after the bad guys.
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Re: Oh, Momma, am I here all alone?

Postby AnotherFairportfan » Thu May 24, 2018 2:02 pm

Personally, i found Deadpool mildly amusing {a bit too much pandering to the "R" rating fans}; i anticipate being less impressed with 2.

OTOH, i have MoviePass, so i'm not losing any money, even if i absolutely hate it.

I'm more likely to see Solo before i see Deadpool 2, though.
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Re: Oh, Momma, am I here all alone?

Postby TazManiac » Thu May 24, 2018 5:27 pm

When I hear Deadpool 2 is better than the original, I have to pause a bit to wonder who is making the statement. I'm still going to go see it, and would have, but the grow'd-kid who's my wingman for these types of flicks gave me a rain-check.

Some folks don't care for the Deadpool film(s) they are after all, so sooo far tongue-in-cheek that it transcends the stuff I usually don't like in crass humor. (Like I can't stand 'Dumb & Dumber', stuff like that. Hate it. Or as another example- most of John Candy's work, dislike it.) And it's not the out and out violence in DP I'm drawn too, but there is a certain quality of effort, even in the ugliness it portrays, that I can find 'done decent', to quote vernacular.

As far as films are coming down the pike, it's going to be the traditional Summer Blockbuster season we're entering into; only thats no longer confined to post-Memorial Day, is it? I saw the latest 'Infinity Wars Pt1', and I see trailers for the 'Towering Inferno 2018', er 'Skyscraper' w/ D. Johnson in it, more power to him, and a film out now called 'Breaking In' about a Momma Bear defending against home invasion & kidnap, that looked mildly interesting- if just to see what's being bent and twisted with the memes...

'Solo' though... I should be more excited for it, but I don't seem to be...

edit'd fer clarification and capitalization as needed...
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Re: Oh, Momma, am I here all alone?

Postby TazManiac » Thu May 24, 2018 5:40 pm

PS- In response to the hiatus... viewtopic.php?f=14&t=3551
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Re: Oh, Momma, am I here all alone?

Postby shadowinthelight » Thu May 24, 2018 6:01 pm

*sees the thread title*

Mama mia, Mama mia
In the forum here alone
We all must wait
For another update to Wapsi
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Re: Oh, Momma, am I here all alone?

Postby AnotherFairportfan » Fri May 25, 2018 2:31 am

TazManiac wrote: I see trailers for the 'Towering Inferno 2018', er 'Skyscraper' w/ D. Johnson in it...

That was my immediate thought first time i saw the trailer.

Then there's The Meg. A preview of upcoming summer movies on RottenTomatoes said:
It’s got Jason Statham.

It’s got a giant shark.

Its tagline is “Pleased to eat you.”

You know exactly what you’re getting into here.

And, if MoviePass doesn't die under me, ill almost certainly watch it.
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Re: Oh, Momma, am I here all alone?

Postby ShneekeyTheLost » Fri May 25, 2018 4:33 pm

I'm done with the entire movie entertainment industry. The sheer number of facepalms has reached a point where it can no longer be stored in a LONGINT variable.
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