| Movie/TV Board|| re: Scene from Saved by the Bell Unauthorized Story TV Movie - LeonPhelps on 8/8/14 at 12:38 pm|
Why is Zack so short? I thought Mark Paul Gosseler was tall in real life. I don't remember him being shorter than Kelly....
| Political Talk|| re: Cafe owner charges Min Wage fee in response to increase, libs irate - LeonPhelps on 8/7/14 at 1:49 am|
[quote]It's a 35 cent flat surcharge on every bill (1 hamburger same as 20), so I don't see how it relates to the minimum wage.[/quote]
The fact that it is a flat surcharge very clearly means it is based on labor. Outside of tips, the waiter doesn't gets a set hourly rate whether you order water...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Doing Without Major Cable Provider - LeonPhelps on 8/4/14 at 11:49 pm|
Been without cable for a year. One of the best decisions I have made. I do not miss it one bit. ...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Rewatching return of the king - LeonPhelps on 8/4/14 at 11:07 pm|
How can anyone not enjoy reading this? It is high fantasy at its absolute best:
From the Silmarillion:
[quote]In that time were made those things that afterwards were most renowned of all the works of the Elves. For Fëanor, being come to his full might, was filled a new thought, or it may be ...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Rewatching return of the king - LeonPhelps on 8/4/14 at 10:50 pm|
[quote]I have reread The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings many times. However, I can't seem to power through The Silmarillion. It's a tough read. [/quote]
I've read the Silmarillion twice. It is my favorite out of all of Tolkien's writings. The rich history and mythology is simply amazing and I...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Are you tired of seeing white people on screen? - LeonPhelps on 7/29/14 at 7:36 pm|
How does she get out of bed in the morning with all that white guilt weighing her down?
I somehow am able to make it through a movie without once thinking or even remotely caring about whether or not other ethnicities are fairly represented. I would struggle to find something I care less about i...
| Political Talk|| re: How much will climate change have to cost before - LeonPhelps on 7/29/14 at 7:30 pm|
I 100% reject the premise of man-made climate change. We have zero non-fabricated proof of it....
| Movie/TV Board|| re: So I finally watched Pulp Fiction all the way through - LeonPhelps on 7/29/14 at 6:16 pm|
I saw Pulp Fiction in the 90's and absolutely abhorred it. Never watched it again. Reservoir Dogs and Kill Bill confirmed that Tarantino is not for me.
I saw Forest Gump the first weekend it was available on VHS from Blockbuster in the 90's. It was the first movie that I enjoyed so much that...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Best clock repair in Baton Rouge - LeonPhelps on 7/26/14 at 12:51 pm|
Just having it as something nice to look at was my original plan, but I am tired of not seeing the right time on it. I am too OCD for that....
| O-T Lounge|| Best clock repair in Baton Rouge - LeonPhelps on 7/26/14 at 12:46 pm|
I purchased an impressive looking wind-up mantle-piece clock from Goodwill that does not work but does still have the winder. Anyone know the best place to get it repaired in Baton Rouge?
| Movie/TV Board|| re: So I want to start reading some Star Wars books - LeonPhelps on 7/6/14 at 6:08 pm|
[quote] fans invested hours, days, weeks, months, and years buying and reading them to only have the mouse come out and say, "frick you. We don't care about your fandom."[/quote]
I am one such fan having read over 50 Star Wars books. But I knew all along that there was no guarantee these books wo...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: So I want to start reading some Star Wars books - LeonPhelps on 7/6/14 at 5:59 pm|
[quote]What were those things called that could smell the vader on Leia? Assassins that were loyal to vader. [/quote]
| LSU Recruiting Board|| re: Very good article on Guice from the Advocate today.... - LeonPhelps on 7/6/14 at 5:26 pm|
Just calling it like it is. ...
| LSU Recruiting Board|| re: Very good article on Guice from the Advocate today.... - LeonPhelps on 7/6/14 at 5:06 pm|
[quote]wins a championship[/quote]
Catholic will never win a state championship in football. The closest they came was 1990 when they were shellacked 52-10 in the state championship game despite having both Warrick Dunn and Kevin Franklin in the same backfield and future all-ACC defensive linema...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: So I want to start reading some Star Wars books - LeonPhelps on 7/6/14 at 5:02 pm|
[quote]So the Thrawn trilogy is the way to go? Do you guys think it will bridge the gap between episode 7 and the new movies? [/quote]
You mean between episode 6 and the new movies? Impossible to tell because Lucas said that they do not have to follow the books. Besides, the Thrawn Trilogy took...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: So I want to start reading some Star Wars books - LeonPhelps on 7/6/14 at 4:53 pm|
[quote]Will never forgive Lucas for his insane ego keeping him from making those books into movies.[/quote]
Since episode 7 takes place 30 years after Return of the Jedi and, presumably, after the Empire has totally capitulated (if it even remotely follows the extended universe), it looks like we...
| LSU Recruiting Board|| re: Very good article on Guice from the Advocate today.... - LeonPhelps on 7/6/14 at 4:50 pm|
[quote]What team is in the Blue? Ugly[/quote]
Based on the helmet, looks like East Ascension. I agree it is a hideous uniform. Not every team can have the orange and black though. ...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: So I want to start reading some Star Wars books - LeonPhelps on 7/6/14 at 4:49 pm|
[quote]I recommend the Timothy Zahn trilogy. It occurs after Return of the Jedi.
There is also Shadows of the Empire by Steve Perry which is between Empire Strikes Back and ROTJ. [/quote]
Seconded. The Timothy Zahn trilogy is also called the Thrawn Trilogy and is fantastic. I, Jedi is also ...
| LSU Recruiting Board|| re: Very good article on Guice from the Advocate today.... - LeonPhelps on 7/6/14 at 4:43 pm|
[quote]I was always getting in trouble for little stuff — like not shaving. You do it once and it’s lunch clean-up duty, and you do it again and it’s detention.
It's true. I once had 3 weeks of lunch duty at Catholic for not cutting my hair short enough. My bangs touched...
| Political Talk|| re: Didn't like the Hobby Lobby decision? Look at the follow up decisions - LeonPhelps on 7/4/14 at 4:16 pm|
The government has no business inserting themselves into a contract between a private company and a private citizen other than to provide the court system to ensure each side lives up to the contract that each agreed to of their own free will. ...
| Political Talk|| re: Didn't like the Hobby Lobby decision? Look at the follow up decisions - LeonPhelps on 7/4/14 at 4:05 pm|
[quote]legal entitlement to contraceptive coverage[/quote]
This phrase made me throw up in my mouth. I hate liberals so very much....
| O-T Lounge|| re: I have zero respect for........(fill in the blank) - LeonPhelps on 7/1/14 at 7:26 am|
People intolerant of other people's culture, and the Dutch....
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Anyone watched Halt and Catch Fire on AMC? - LeonPhelps on 6/30/14 at 11:14 pm|
I am on episode 4 but everytime I get into it, they rip me out of it by showing me that one engineer's domestic life. I could not care less about his wife or his domestic life. I am only interested in what goes on at the business. I may give it one more episode but barely hanging on....
| Tiger Rant|| re: Sam Montgomery dashcam footage - LeonPhelps on 6/30/14 at 10:48 pm|
Regardless of race, I too would have been fearful if a giant of a man stepped out of the car after going freaking 34 miles over the speed limit at 1:00 am. Going 34 miles over the speed limit is clearly extremely wreckless behavior, so already the cop has to suspect the individual is capable of doi...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Dominion is the suck. - LeonPhelps on 6/28/14 at 11:34 pm|
I am trying to enjoy this show (2 episodes in), but the main character is a whiney bitch. Why would the creators think viewers have any interest in rooting for a whiney bitch? Man the frick up and accept your role as the chosen one and stop acting like a 12 year old girl. I'll give it one more epi...
| Money Talk|| re: Found out by brother ran up CC in mom's name - LeonPhelps on 6/28/14 at 11:31 pm|
Hard not to project in this situation given that I have 3 brothers. If any of my brothers did this to my mom when she was still alive, that would very easily end my relationship with that brother. You didn't pick your siblings and do not owe them a damn thing. ...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: "Transformers: Age of Extinction" Makes $120 Million in first day - LeonPhelps on 6/28/14 at 11:04 pm|
[quote]Will you watch robots? [/quote]
With my dying breath....
| Political Talk|| re: Article- 86% off strident conservatives think the poor "have it easy" in America - LeonPhelps on 6/28/14 at 10:18 pm|
[quote]The poor in America have free housing, free food, free cash, get more back in the form of tax credit than they pay, and have enough cash left over for the newest iPhone, 55 inch tv, and some rent-to-own rims on their used Cadillac. Yeah, they have it easy.[/quote]
| Movie/TV Board|| re: "Transformers: Age of Extinction" Makes $120 Million in first day - LeonPhelps on 6/28/14 at 10:14 pm|
Here comes the unoriginal hating on Michael Bay. I am really looking forward to this Transformers as I did the last 3. I was not disappointed with the last 3 and will not be with this one. Michael Bay made The Rock, Armageddon, Bad Boys, and Bad Boy 2 - four movies I thoroughly enjoyed watching m...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Avatar: The Legend of Korra Season 3 Thread (only online now) - LeonPhelps on 6/28/14 at 1:00 am|
Alright, I'll give it a shot....