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Do you have a favorite nature or animal show? - Methuselah
I'm always awake for 5 am before the rest of the house and can't do much without making noise to wake everyone up. So I've been finding myself watching Animal channel - watching shows on at that time like Orangutan Island, Escape to Chimp Eden and Big Cat Diary. Anybody watch these kind of shows...


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Put your favorite character(s) from a modern show in GoT (readers/spoilers ok) - Methuselah
Another GoT thread? Why not. Here's something a little different. (book readers allowed so non readers beware of possible spoilers) What character from any of your favorite modern show do you think would thrive in the GoT universe? And what GoT characters would they most closely resemble? ...


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What historical fiction or fantasy would you like to see made into a series next - Methuselah
With GoT having done it so well for fantasy, and things like the Tudors, Rome and Vikings, etc. having done well for historical fiction (though I'm not sure f any of those three started out as novels) , do you think there is anything out there that would have potential for a great series? I'm thi...


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Man, I'd forgotten how all over the place Purple Rain was - Methuselah
Watching this, I'd say about 80% of it is crap. Especially the acting. Music is good though. And at one point it seems to try ever so briefly to rise above the stock "troubled artist" BS. But then it reverts back....


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Futurama - were the "Back to the Future" type retcons a mistake or brilliant? - Methuselah
Thought I'd throw out a question on one of my favorite shows in honor of tomorrows 15th anniversary of the 1st episode (thanks Facebook for letting me know that bit of trivia). What do you think of all the later revisiting they did of earlier scenes? Heck I think they went back to the cryogen...


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Anybody planning on watching the new Cosmos series? - Methuselah
I think it starts tomorrow (Sunday). They could have picked a better start date with Sunday having the finale of [i]True Detective[/i] as well as [i]Walking Dead[/i] (whether or not you like it, it gets a lot of viewers). I think I'll give it a try. I loved the old series. Neil deGrasse Tyson ...


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Watched Shaun of the Dead for the first time - Methuselah
I'd heard good things about it but just never watched it before last night. My take on it: - I thought it was pretty good. Had a kind of Douglas Adams/Hitchiker's Guide to the Galaxy vibe about it. - I thought the humor was better at the beginning. Then it got into a weird half funny/half t...


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Do you have a go to site for recaps of your favorite shows? - Methuselah
Does anyone have a favorite site they go to for recaps of the tv shows they like? A long time ago I used to love the old Mighty-Big TV site which then changed its name to Television Without Pity. But once the founders of that site sold it and moved on, the site declined so much it lost my intere...


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Man, I'd kind of forgotten just how cheesy Roadhouse can be - Methuselah
I think it's mostly because the "bad guy" was just so over the top. Started out being kind of machivillian. But ended up just stupid crazy....


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O-T Lounge
Is the OT kind of like the first year of college? - Methuselah
Sort of the basic classes everyone has to take, and then move on? In other words, do most people gravitate from the OT after awhile to one of the other boards like Saints or Pelican Talk, More Sports, Soccer, Movie/TV etc. (I'm leaving Tiger Rant off the list because I kind of assume most peopl...


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Will any of the stars or recent hit shows be typecast? - Methuselah
Is typecasting a thing of the past? Are today's audiences too sophisticated or are there too many different outlets for actors these days? I'm thinking if anyone maybe Andrew Lincoln as Rick Grimes or maybe Jon Hamm as Don Draper (though he kind of has the Hollywood look that will get him parts ...


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Captain America The Winter Soldier figures - Methuselah
[link=(https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=621790104523862&set=a.234682366567973.51836.113589202010624&type=1&theater)]LINK[/link] Not sure if any images are out there of the WS but these make it pretty clear what he will look like....


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Anybody hear anything about a shooting at St. James High tonight? - Methuselah
Got a friend on FB who posted "pray for those involved in the shooting" and in the comments said there was a shooting at or near a basketball game there. Haven't seen anything on the media sites yet....


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Nostalgia thread - post a pic of your favorite pre computerized toys - Methuselah
Here's two of mine: [img]http://i99.photobucket.com/albums/l283/methuselah01/pTRU1-4947908dt.jpg[/img] [img]http://i99.photobucket.com/albums/l283/methuselah01/mondaynightfootballgame.jpg[/img]...


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Tiger Rant
What about a rule where colleges were allowed to pay a players likely slotted $$ - Methuselah
Iseems to me that with the recent NFL rookie salary slots, it has kind of opened up kids leaving as they might not get much more by staying. And face it, if the choice is between playing for free (ok, playing for a scholarship) and paying for cash, the cash must look mighty inviting. For years...


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What's you favorite food wrapped in bacon? - Methuselah
Someone I know posted a pic on FB of chicken wrapped in bacon. Which got me to wondering: What's the best tasting bacon-wrapped food?...


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Mel Gibson was way to old to play the younger William Wallace - Methuselah
Excellent movie otherwise. I don't mind the factual liberties they take. (Well, maybe the fact that the kinda missed on the battle formations he utilized just a little). But it always kind of throws me off a bit when Wallace appears as the young adult Wallace....


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LSU Recruiting Board
If you were to hire two new coaches with recruiting in mind, who would they be? - Methuselah
They would have to coach a position too of course (I think that's how it works). So they would need some ability there. But first and foremost you'd be looking for recruiting ability. Who ya' got? And what position on the staff?...


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Is there really a market for giant chicken lawn ornaments? - Methuselah
Passing through the Prarieville/ BR area on the Airline Highway this weekend we passed this lawn ornament place. And in addition to the usual stuff there was a large number of these huge lawn ornaments made to look like giant chickens. What the heck is with that? Do people really put those ...


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Is there an actress you find unspeakably hot in only one particular role? NSFW - Methuselah
:babe: For me, it has to be Rosie Perez in White Men can't jump. I caught a bit of that movie again over the holidays and she's just incredibly smoking in it. But scanning google images of her, most of them are pretty meh. Couldn't find a lot of good ones of her from the movie but here i...


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SEC Rant
Bama fans put Saban angel on top of Christmas tree - Methuselah
You can't make this stuff up. [link=(http://www.saturdaydownsouth.com/2013/nick-saban-angel-ornament/)]LINK[/link]...


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Coaching Changes
Has Brown joined the list of once great coaches who lingered and hurt their team - Methuselah
The one that comes most readily to mind is Paterno (talking strictly football, not including all the other mess). I think you could put Bowden in there as well. And to some extent, I think even the Bear's team declined at the end. Any others people can think of?...


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Internet ads that target what you search for on Google - it's voodoo I tell ya - Methuselah
Dang, Ricky Bobby, why you wanna put that vooodoo on ma computer? We definitely live in the age of targeted advertising....


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How much does Harry Potter borrow from LOTRs? - Methuselah
Definitely the putting the villains' soul/essence into objects. And old wise graybeard wizards. Anything else?...


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SEC representing in 10 dumbest fan bases article - Methuselah
And we (LSU) are not even listed. I feel left out. :lol: [link=(http://outkickthecoverage.com/the-ten-dumbest-fan-bases-in-america-10-the-university-of-tennessee.php)]LINK[/link]...


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Tiger Rant
Things I learned watching the game today . . . - Methuselah
1. Zach Mettenberger is a frickin' man. And a true Tiger. 2. Jarvis Landry is a warrior with a great competitive drive. And a true Tiger. 3. The rumored decline of the Tiger stadium crowd is exaggerated. They showed up great from what I could see and they deserved to watch this exciting vic...


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What would you have done in Oda Mae's position in Ghost? - Methuselah
I know she was pretty much a fraud at the beginning. But I can't help but feel embarrassed for her trying to convince Demmi Moore that Swayze was there and talking to her. I don't think I would have done it - no matter how many times he sang Henry the Eighth to keep me from sleeping. And to do th...


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Marvel comics fans - suggest some good TPB's for me, preferably Avengers related - Methuselah
Well, Avengers or Avenger family in general. I usually get one of these for a stocking stuffer each year and am getting requests asking what I want. The ones I have so far: Avengers Forever Avengers/Defenders War West Coast Avengers - Family ties Yellowjacket Captain America and Buc...


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Some story lines to watch for in the game for stat junkies - Methuselah
Of course just enjoying watching the game itself comes first. But anybody out there like to watch for individual story lines? Here are some that kind of caught my attention. From [link=(http://www.lsusports.net/src/data/lsu/assets/docs/fb/13stats/teamcume.htm)]This listing of LSU stats for 2013[/...


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My re-evaluation of The Hobbit on a 2nd viewing - Methuselah
I was very disappointed in the movie when I saw it in theaters. Now that I've seen it again on HBO, I liked it better. The It's not a bad movie IMO. I think Bilbo was done well. They didn't go overboard on his fear/shyness/bumbling which they could have easily did. And the Bilbo/Thorin rela...


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