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View Poll Results: VOTE for 2! Tear-jerkers
Aragorn--The Notebook 1 7.69%
auntiehill--Testament 5 38.46%
DevilEyes--Forbidden Games 1 7.69%
Gecko of Gorn--The Road 4 30.77%
JiNX-01--Mr. Holland's Opus 3 23.08%
J.T.B.--Terms of Endearment 2 15.38%
Kai "the spy"--The Fountain 2 15.38%
Kira's Mom--Steel Magnolias 3 23.08%
Praetor Shinzon--Snow Falling on Cedars 2 15.38%
Starkers--Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind 5 38.46%
Multiple Choice Poll. Voters: 13. You may not vote on this poll

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Old September 7 2013, 06:20 PM   #16
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Re: VOTE! TV/Media Av Contest:Tear-jerkers

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Out of these movies, I've only seen (besides Forbidden Games, my own entry) Eternal Sunshine - which I really liked but didn't think it was a tearjerker, and The Notebook, which is so-so. But I voted, as I often do, for the avatars rather than the movies - I haven't seen Testament or The Road, but those are strong images - heck, I don't even know what Testament is, but that pic is great.
Testament is about a family dealing with the aftermath of nuclear war. It's very depressing.
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Old September 7 2013, 06:26 PM   #17
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Out of these movies, I've only seen (besides Forbidden Games, my own entry) Eternal Sunshine - which I really liked but didn't think it was a tearjerker, and The Notebook, which is so-so. But I voted, as I often do, for the avatars rather than the movies - I haven't seen Testament or The Road, but those are strong images - heck, I don't even know what Testament is, but that pic is great.
Never seen Testament? You should. It stars Jane Alexander as a mother in a small Northern California town. After a nuclear attack, they are left isolated and have to manage day to day on their own. It's a very simple, quiet and heartbreaking movie. Watch it some day, alone, with a box of Kleenex.
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Old September 7 2013, 08:03 PM   #18
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Out of these movies, I've only seen (besides Forbidden Games, my own entry) Eternal Sunshine - which I really liked but didn't think it was a tearjerker, and The Notebook, which is so-so. But I voted, as I often do, for the avatars rather than the movies - I haven't seen Testament or The Road, but those are strong images - heck, I don't even know what Testament is, but that pic is great.
Never seen Testament? You should. It stars Jane Alexander as a mother in a small Northern California town. After a nuclear attack, they are left isolated and have to manage day to day on their own. It's a very simple, quiet and heartbreaking movie. Watch it some day, alone, with a box of Kleenex.
It sounds very interesting. I love post-apocalyptic stories.

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Out of these movies, I've only seen (besides Forbidden Games, my own entry) Eternal Sunshine - which I really liked but didn't think it was a tearjerker, and The Notebook, which is so-so. But I voted, as I often do, for the avatars rather than the movies - I haven't seen Testament or The Road, but those are strong images - heck, I don't even know what Testament is, but that pic is great.
Testament is about a family dealing with the aftermath of nuclear war. It's very depressing.
It can't be more depressing than Threads!
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Old September 8 2013, 07:05 AM   #19
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No, nothing is more depressing than Threads!
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Old September 9 2013, 02:24 AM   #20
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One day left to vote, gang!
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Old September 9 2013, 08:59 AM   #21
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Voted!
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Old September 10 2013, 05:57 AM   #22
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Looks like a tie!

Well, I had this one, Starkers. You take the next.
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Old September 10 2013, 09:09 AM   #23
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Are you sure? Will have to get my thinking cap on!
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Old September 10 2013, 11:06 PM   #24
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Sure! Go for it.
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