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Old February 9 2012, 09:43 PM   #106
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You've never seen The Sound of Music?
For anyone who grew up in the U.S. during the 70's it was almost impossible to miss. Back in the days of only 3 channels, SoM and The Ten Commandments where always played once a year (and the other two channels knew better than to schedule anything worth while against them). Both where almost considered an "Event" to some. As far as I know one of the Big 3 still does show them each year, there are just way more options now.
When I was growing up King Kong (the original) was played once a year at thanksgiving and was our traditional "Event". Now that's a movie everyone should see!! Incredibly atmospheric.
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Old February 9 2012, 09:44 PM   #107
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I just want to make sure we haven't missed anyone who wants to participate in the Valentine Match-Up, so here's the list so far:

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That's it! But I don't like any of those people!
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Old February 9 2012, 09:54 PM   #108
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Old February 9 2012, 09:58 PM   #109
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When I was growing up King Kong (the original) was played once a year at thanksgiving and was our traditional "Event". Now that's a movie everyone should see!! Incredibly atmospheric.
When I was growing up, the re-make came out (mid 70's). I remember looking forward to getting a chance to visit the twin towers when I got older. Never imagined that I wouldn't get the chance.

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That's it! But I don't like any of those people!
Gee, thanks.
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Old February 9 2012, 10:14 PM   #110
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I'm joking here in case I have to actually spell it out.

The remake was fun but the original King Kong was incredible.
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Old February 9 2012, 10:16 PM   #111
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I'm joking here in case I have to actually spell it out.
Aye, Tea.
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Old February 9 2012, 10:59 PM   #112
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I'm joking here in case I have to actually spell it out.
I know that, thus the .


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The remake was fun but the original King Kong was incredible.
I'm not sure if I've seen it in its entirety, but from what I've seen of the three, I would go: Original, J.Black Remake, 70's remake.
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Old February 9 2012, 11:58 PM   #113
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You've never seen The Sound of Music?
For anyone who grew up in the U.S. during the 70's it was almost impossible to miss. Back in the days of only 3 channels, SoM and The Ten Commandments where always played once a year (and the other two channels knew better than to schedule anything worth while against them). Both where almost considered an "Event" to some. As far as I know one of the Big 3 still does show them each year, there are just way more options now.
I saw the stage version on Broadway and the movie when it first came out, and then never again until I subscribed to Netflix. I enjoy it now as much as I remembered from my teens.
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Old February 10 2012, 12:01 AM   #114
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^^ I've seen the stage version a couple of times at my local theater.

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When I was growing up King Kong (the original) was played once a year at thanksgiving and was our traditional "Event". Now that's a movie everyone should see!! Incredibly atmospheric.
Ah, the original King Kong. One of my top five movies of all time.

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Old February 10 2012, 12:03 AM   #115
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Not happy to not be (friendly)crushing on anyone this year. Crushing makes life sweeter. Well, I've had a ten year long crush here, but I don't think that's what this thread is about. I guess I really am "middle-aged"...
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Old February 10 2012, 12:24 AM   #116
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You've never seen The Sound of Music?
For anyone who grew up in the U.S. during the 70's it was almost impossible to miss. Back in the days of only 3 channels, SoM and The Ten Commandments where always played once a year (and the other two channels knew better than to schedule anything worth while against them). Both where almost considered an "Event" to some. As far as I know one of the Big 3 still does show them each year, there are just way more options now.
I saw the stage version on Broadway and the movie when it first came out, and then never again until I subscribed to Netflix. I enjoy it now as much as I remembered from my teens.
In my country, the film version was part of the national broadcast schedule in the event of a nuclear war. True story:
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/me...t-2121187.html
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Old February 10 2012, 12:27 AM   #117
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I wonder if I should send anonymous pink roses out. No one will know if they are from me or someone else!
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Old February 10 2012, 12:31 AM   #118
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Bah, I'll throw my hat in.
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Old February 10 2012, 12:31 AM   #119
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I wonder if I should send anonymous pink roses out. No one will know if they are from me or someone else!
I was planning to send out Violet Carsons myself. They know who they are...

(nah, just kidding...)
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Old February 10 2012, 12:32 AM   #120
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This whole thing was thought up so you could do that without another living soul knowing, right?
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