| Movie/TV Board|| re: Sharknado 2: The Second One - 8PM CT - Syfy - Live Thread - Qwerty on 7/30/14 at 10:19 pm|
[quote]They should forgo the sham of having the Oscars and just give all the awards to sharknado 2 right now.[/quote]
Best actor: check
Best actress: check
Best original screenplay: double check
Best special effects: no contest
Best original music: Sharknadoooo!!!...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Sharknado 2: The Second One - 8PM CT - Syfy - Live Thread - Qwerty on 7/30/14 at 8:04 pm|
No it's just post traumatic sharknado disorder...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Han Solo: Never Tell Him the Odds! - Qwerty on 7/30/14 at 11:23 am|
He's a shoot first and ask questions later kind of guy. ...
| Tech Board|| re: Piece of electronics you bought that never really caught on - Qwerty on 7/24/14 at 5:27 am|
I had the Zune 30 as my first MP3 player and later got the Zune 80. It was far superior to the iPod in hardware, sound quality, and interface. And I really liked the computer software as well.
Also bought an hd-DVD player shortly before it lost the war and promptly sold it on craiglist for a min...
| Political Talk|| re: How does an anarchist state defend itself from foreign invasion? - Qwerty on 7/21/14 at 11:14 pm|
[quote]If Afghanistan had oil or anything else rich powerful folks wanted, if would be invaded and conquered. Its not worth the effort and cost to take it.[/quote]...
| Political Talk|| re: How does an anarchist state defend itself from foreign invasion? - Qwerty on 7/21/14 at 10:53 pm|
[quote]I don't know, but Afghanistan seems to do it pretty well.[/quote]
If letting a foreign power roll through your country and destroy everything counts, then I suppose they do. If they had any natural resource worth taking, and we had the desire to take it, we would have no difficul...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Ridiculously obscure vintage TV/movies - Qwerty on 7/18/14 at 5:06 am|
I loved condorman as a kid. ...
| Movie/TV Board|| The Wrong Mans - Qwerty on 7/11/14 at 9:07 pm|
Phenomenal, hilarious show. Only 6 episodes.
| Political Talk|| re: ISIS Asking for daughters of Mosul for sex - Qwerty on 7/10/14 at 5:23 am|
This is not at all surprising. They must be tired of raping little boys and farm animals. Or tired of looking at porn, which is so common in Iraq and other Muslim countries that it is used as wallpaper. ...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: 4 ways you're accidentally killing your favorite TV shows - Qwerty on 7/7/14 at 10:04 pm|
[quote], or record and fast forward through commercials[/quote]
Interesting. So they track how I use my dvr (ffw)? Or is that only for Nielsen households? ...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: 4 ways you're accidentally killing your favorite TV shows - Qwerty on 7/7/14 at 9:49 pm|
My you're clever. Good for you. But my main point was that I don't really think I'm unique in this, and commercial avoidance has always been around. ...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: 4 ways you're accidentally killing your favorite TV shows - Qwerty on 7/7/14 at 9:32 pm|
[quote]Meh, when there is an ad playing you still hear it, even though you aren't listening, [/quote]
No, because when I don't fast forward or change the channel I mute it. ...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: 4 ways you're accidentally killing your favorite TV shows - Qwerty on 7/7/14 at 9:18 pm|
How is this any different than what most people do: fast forward commercials, do something else during commercials like read, talk to somebody or grab a snack, or change the channel? I almost never watch them, and that doesn't make me a freeloader. ...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Rewatching return of the king - Qwerty on 7/7/14 at 7:42 pm|
[quote]I also tried to read the Silmarillion because I love reading back stories and as a history dork I thought it was cool when I heard that Tolkien had written one for Middle Earth. However I didn't think it was going to be like reading an academic history book in old English so I never could rea...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: The Last Ship on TNT - Qwerty on 7/7/14 at 5:52 pm|
[quote]Watching this show has me thinking that Michael fricking Bay could actually deliver good entertainment on TV that doesn't insult us due to the limited scope TV has compared to the worldly and massive scope movies have. [/quote]
I came here to post this very thought. Really enjoyable so far. ...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Rewatching return of the king - Qwerty on 7/6/14 at 10:29 pm|
[quote]Tolkien’s gods, whether the Valar or Eru Ilúvatar (God) himself, are the kind who create the world and then sit back and watch the fun, only interceding in the most extraordinary circumstances. The Eagles don’t make the quest to destroy the Ring because the gods want mortals to solve the prob...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Rewatching return of the king - Qwerty on 7/6/14 at 10:28 pm|
I could have done without the witch king breaking gandalf's staff. That did not happen. ...
| Political Talk|| re: Mayors Discuss Ways to Stop Gentrification - Qwerty on 7/6/14 at 8:53 pm|
That graph really depresses me. Especially considering my graph is worse than that with more years post high school before it starts to rise. ...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: The Last Ship on TNT - Qwerty on 7/6/14 at 5:49 pm|
Enjoyed it, but the trauma scene in episode two was so laughably ridiculous that I had to pause it to catch my breath. ...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Forget Sherlock, DOCTOR WHO premiers Aug. 23 - Qwerty on 7/6/14 at 5:43 pm|
[quote]I argue all the time that some of the stories were better during the Baker era. [/quote]
Some better or as good, some worse.
[quote]Not to mention the fact, the Doctor actually traveled from world to world. [/quote]
About the same from old to new I think.
[quote]Given the almost non exi...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Forget Sherlock, DOCTOR WHO premiers Aug. 23 - Qwerty on 7/6/14 at 6:45 am|
[quote]I love the older show but the effects are so dated, it would be almost impossible for you youngsters to enjoy. The Glory years of the old series begin with Tom Baker but his first episode ROBOT probably had some of the worst effects of his entire tenure. That would not be a good one to ever...
| Political Talk|| re: Young Earth Creationism and Public Schools... - Qwerty on 7/5/14 at 2:09 pm|
None of the arguments in your links are new, and have been addressed by biblical scholars. For example, the prophecy about tyre actually states that many nations will rise up and destroy tyre, not just Babylon. This is indeed what happened as it was conquered many times and ultimately destroyed, and...
| Political Talk|| re: Young Earth Creationism and Public Schools... - Qwerty on 7/5/14 at 1:23 pm|
[quote]Not really, especially given that it's supposedly inspired by the perfect creator. Multiple geographical and historical errors for starters is a big red flag. [/quote]
This is false.
[quote]Moreover, there are multiple biblical prophecies that went unfulfilled. [/quote]
Also false. Unless...
| Political Talk|| re: Young Earth Creationism and Public Schools... - Qwerty on 7/5/14 at 12:59 pm|
[quote]If your honest with yourself, I believe the only truly objective answer is that it's because it's what you've been taught.[/quote]
Everyone has biases. It colors their interpretation of data, and their synthesis of data with other data.
The bible as a primary source of information is a g...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Forget Sherlock, DOCTOR WHO premiers Aug. 23 - Qwerty on 7/5/14 at 12:11 pm|
[quote]I've never watched Doctor Who, but was planning on starting it soon. Random question... is the series that started in 2005 a continuation of the original one from the 60's, or is it a reboot? I was wondering if you needed to start with the old show to "get" a lot of stuff from the new one. [/...
| Tech Board|| re: Latest iPhone 6 renders with all current knowledge - Qwerty on 7/4/14 at 10:01 pm|
[quote]Why has battery life all of a sudden become a huge problem? My phone lasts all day easy unless I'm on it constantly, which I would think is true for any phone.[/quote]
Mine was decent for the first year or so. But even them it needed a charge in the evening. But now it only lasts a few hours...
| Political Talk|| re: Do you think that gender roles are natural or symbols of oppression? - Qwerty on 7/4/14 at 5:54 pm|
This is a silly argument. Just because men and women are different, and they does not mean that women are at a disadvantage as surgeons. Infantry roles? Yes. Navy seals? Absolutely. NFL? Of course. But surgeons need intelligence, dexterity, patience, judgment, discipline, creativity, a cool head, an...
| Political Talk|| re: Ron Paul on the Hobby Lobby case: says people do not understand "rights" - Qwerty on 7/4/14 at 2:53 pm|
[quote]Who is making this claim? Besides the government.[/quote]
Everybody who wants their neighbor to pay for their food, housing, birth control, etc. ...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Forget Sherlock, DOCTOR WHO premiers Aug. 23 - Qwerty on 7/4/14 at 11:13 am|
[quote]Has there been any other development in the doctors daughter? [/quote]
She married the doctor and had his baby. She also made an appearance in the five(ish) doctors reboot.
[link=(http://vimeo.com/m/81726249)]Five(ish) Doctors Reboot[/link]...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Forget Sherlock, DOCTOR WHO premiers Aug. 23 - Qwerty on 7/3/14 at 6:45 pm|