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Forum: Ramblings
04-30-2019, 11:34 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 9,799
Posted By ChodTheWacko

I will say that the more of a marvel fan you are,...

I will say that the more of a marvel fan you are, the more you'll like this movie.
And the more of the previous movies you watched, the more you'll enjoy it.
I watched a big 'marvel recap' thing...
Forum: Ramblings
11-09-2018, 03:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 429
Posted By ChodTheWacko

I use a wahl peanut. Qualtiy stuff - my barber...

I use a wahl peanut. Qualtiy stuff - my barber uses one too for small stuff.

Unfortunately I find the 1/8" guard too long so I actually use it with no guard (!!!!!).
It actually works okay,...
Forum: Ramblings
08-26-2018, 09:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 887
Posted By ChodTheWacko

So I watched it with the wife. It's a pretty...

So I watched it with the wife.
It's a pretty solid rom com.
If you liked the trailer, you'll like the movie.
Perhaps just watch the teaser trailer though - The official trailer has all the...
Forum: Ramblings
08-15-2018, 03:00 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,015
Posted By ChodTheWacko

I just got a pair of glasses+sunglass clip on...

I just got a pair of glasses+sunglass clip on from Zenni optical for $60:
Frame: $26
lens+ 1.61 High-Index UV+ Blue Blocker, Anti reflective coating: $30
grey clip on sunglasses: $4
...
Forum: Ramblings
07-31-2018, 11:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 631
Posted By ChodTheWacko

No comments on this? I enjoyed it enough. I...

No comments on this?
I enjoyed it enough. I think having practical effect stunts really add to the tensions. And little to no shaky cam, which gives an automatic +1 star for me.
Watching them...
Forum: Ramblings
05-04-2018, 10:11 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 4,305
Posted By ChodTheWacko

We were exactly halfway back in our IMAX screen. ...

We were exactly halfway back in our IMAX screen. As the trailers started I was worried it would be too close.
My wife generally likes to sit further back, and the screen was big enough that the...
Forum: Ramblings
05-01-2018, 11:19 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 4,305
Posted By ChodTheWacko

Screen time of each character: ...

Screen time of each character:
https://www.reddit.com/r/marvelstudios/comments/8g3lrr/screen_time_breakdown_for_each_character_in/

Spoilers, obviously.
Forum: Ramblings
04-25-2018, 06:04 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 4,305
Posted By ChodTheWacko

Seeing it Saturday, and dragging the Wife along. ...

Seeing it Saturday, and dragging the Wife along.
She's been having a grand ol' time playfully threatening to give me spoilers beforehand. ( I haven't even watched the second trailer).

I'm really...
Forum: Ramblings
03-19-2018, 04:45 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,464
Posted By ChodTheWacko

I'm not particularly keen on watching this (...

I'm not particularly keen on watching this ( Superhero movie burnout?) but should I prior to watching Infinity war?
I have a feeling it won't be available online before IW comes out.
Forum: Ramblings
03-16-2018, 03:30 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 4,305
Posted By ChodTheWacko

Just preordered tickets through Fandango! It'll...

Just preordered tickets through Fandango!
It'll be FUN watching this on opening night.
And it sure is nice to be able to reserve seats so we don't have to show up hella early like we did for Civil...
Forum: Ramblings
02-09-2018, 05:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 208
Posted By ChodTheWacko

Here are some pictures/commentary from a trip...

Here are some pictures/commentary from a trip from two years ago:

http://lishutterbug.com/15/15-09-19-ireland/

Feel free to hit me up with any specific questions
Forum: Ramblings
02-06-2018, 07:34 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,425
Posted By ChodTheWacko

No. ...

No.

https://www.theverge.com/2018/2/6/16980954/spacex-falcon-heavy-rocket-middle-core-failed-landing

Still quite the achievement, though.
Forum: Ramblings
01-30-2018, 12:25 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,127
Posted By ChodTheWacko

Lots of people getting the flu in new york. ...

Lots of people getting the flu in new york.

I was diagnosed with influenza B caught the flu on jan 14. 1st time ever getting the flu.
One of my nieces and nephews got the flu as well, a few...
Forum: Ramblings
12-22-2017, 11:51 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,629
Posted By ChodTheWacko

Many reviewers described Logan as a Western, and...

Many reviewers described Logan as a Western, and certainly not everyone likes Westerns. So to each their own.

If nothing else, it was DIFFERENT, and consistent to its tone/theme.
There are too...
Forum: Ramblings
12-07-2017, 07:47 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 3,850
Posted By ChodTheWacko

I was reading about this on reddit. Some...

I was reading about this on reddit.

Some important notes:
1) The executives only get the bonuses if they can save the company from bankruptcy
2) The alternative, as far as the investors go, is...
Forum: Ramblings
11-20-2017, 01:46 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 9,152
Posted By ChodTheWacko

I've seen Man of Steel & my wife and I watched...

I've seen Man of Steel & my wife and I watched Wonder woman together. (and that's the only DC movie she's seen).

Do any of the movies increase the enjoyability of the latter movies? I.e. should...
Forum: Ramblings
11-15-2017, 06:22 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 9,152
Posted By ChodTheWacko

Still no rotten tomatos score, weirdly.

Still no rotten tomatos score, weirdly.
Forum: Ramblings
09-20-2017, 10:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 431
Posted By ChodTheWacko

Less than two years ago, and they are pretty...

Less than two years ago, and they are pretty solid games. ( including Tomb Raider (2013))


Trailer:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nd6evo2X5fw
Forum: Ramblings
08-21-2017, 11:09 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,787
Posted By ChodTheWacko

Hee hee - yea, I've been less active in the...

Hee hee - yea, I've been less active in the topics that I used to talk about, so I'm just a lurker these days.
I'm on more on reddit these days than anything else.

I'm a nostalgic kinda guy...
Forum: Ramblings
08-18-2017, 12:00 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,787
Posted By ChodTheWacko

Moviepass

Anyone using/getting this:
MoviePass FAQ: Everything to know about the $10-a-month service for moviegoers - Business Insider (http://www.businessinsider.com/moviepass-faq-2017-8)

You pay $10 a...
Forum: Ramblings
07-10-2017, 04:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 430
Posted By ChodTheWacko

fidget toy?

Out of curiosity, does anyone have/use/recommend a fidget toy?

It has occurred to me that I could actually USE one.
I have a bit of fidgety nervous energy. As I'm at work reading code or...
Forum: Ramblings
04-13-2017, 01:19 PM
Replies: 528
Views: 11,175
Posted By ChodTheWacko

Actually, flight attendent is fairly reasonable. ...

Actually, flight attendent is fairly reasonable.
It makes sense that she needs to be near the front of the plane, and if they discovered the seat was broke after everyone was seated.......
It's not...
Forum: Ramblings
04-11-2017, 05:13 PM
Replies: 528
Views: 11,175
Posted By ChodTheWacko

Now that you mention it, there is video of the...

Now that you mention it, there is video of the guy coming back on the plane, and
he's definitely not bleeding at the mouth or anything.

If he was pushing/forcing his way past security to get on...
Forum: Ramblings
04-11-2017, 02:43 PM
Replies: 528
Views: 11,175
Posted By ChodTheWacko

Manager: We're kicking you off the plane ...

Manager: We're kicking you off the plane
Person: Why?
Manger: You're yelling and screaming like a maniac.
Person: No I'm not. I'm sitting here quietly reading.
Manager: Well, you're...
Forum: Ramblings
04-11-2017, 02:01 PM
Replies: 528
Views: 11,175
Posted By ChodTheWacko

Because he doesn't. And if you think he does,...

Because he doesn't. And if you think he does, then I ask the opposite side of the question to you:
What physical/verbally violent action did this person do that caused him to get thrown off the...
Forum: Ramblings
04-11-2017, 01:27 PM
Replies: 528
Views: 11,175
Posted By ChodTheWacko

I've seen (and been on) plenty of overbooked...

I've seen (and been on) plenty of overbooked flights.
I've never ever heard of a person who checked in, sat down, and then was told their seat wasn't available and gotten kicked off the plane.
...
Forum: Ramblings
04-11-2017, 11:56 AM
Replies: 528
Views: 11,175
Posted By ChodTheWacko

You know, what's funny? If they had...

You know, what's funny?

If they had announced:
"Look, there is a flight emergency, we really need to get these pilots/crew to an airplane
at the destination airport. " and then jacked up the...
Forum: Ramblings
04-11-2017, 10:58 AM
Replies: 528
Views: 11,175
Posted By ChodTheWacko

From this post:...

From this post: https://www.reddit.com/r/airplanes/comments/64jqm3/share_this_united_airlines_knocks_out_passenger/dg3eqzt/

=====================================
Lawyer here. This myth that...
Forum: Ramblings
02-22-2017, 11:18 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 3,077
Posted By ChodTheWacko

Hey everyone, I'm doing alright - pretty low...

Hey everyone,
I'm doing alright - pretty low key after getting married, but that's a good thing I guess.
I still see a CL every blue moon and I reminisce on my old CL and the a-cl days!

- Frank...
Forum: Ramblings
01-30-2017, 03:15 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 3,077
Posted By ChodTheWacko

I lurk movie / phone posts for the most part,...

I lurk movie / phone posts for the most part, that's about it.
Forum: Ramblings
01-30-2017, 03:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 546
Posted By ChodTheWacko

I documented my 2 week thailand trip here: ...

I documented my 2 week thailand trip here:
http://lishutterbug.com/12/12-04-01-thailand/

Best day trips:
Summer Palace/Ayuttaya
Mueang Boran (Ancient Siam).

Sukhothai might be doable too. I...
Forum: Ramblings
11-14-2016, 11:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 889
Posted By ChodTheWacko

Wow, nobody saw this movie? I rather enjoyed...

Wow, nobody saw this movie?

I rather enjoyed it. I confess I don't know much about the Doctor Strange Character.
Marvel movies, especially origin movies, are generally kind of 'fluff', but...
Forum: Ramblings
08-29-2016, 09:55 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 5,602
Posted By ChodTheWacko

Why Thor and Hulk weren't in Civil war: Captain...

Why Thor and Hulk weren't in Civil war:
Captain America: Civil War: Team Thor Funny Reason Why Thor & Hulk Weren't in Movie - YouTube
Forum: Ramblings
07-31-2016, 11:03 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,605
Posted By ChodTheWacko

I found the constant shaky cam to be totally...

I found the constant shaky cam to be totally infuriating.
I grudgingly understand it during fight scenes, but I could swear it happened for 70-80% of the whole movie.
To a lesser extent, I admit -...
Forum: Ramblings
06-08-2016, 02:17 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 1,458
Posted By ChodTheWacko

I enjoy tipping nice service, and that includes...

I enjoy tipping nice service, and that includes to-go servers.
As far as I'm concerned they still do 95% of the work they'd do anyway.
( take my order, serve my food (yes in a bag, but whatever),...
Forum: Ramblings
05-12-2016, 01:21 AM
Replies: 247
Views: 5,602
Posted By ChodTheWacko

I read an interview with the directors, and they...

I read an interview with the directors, and they considered it.
However, they detested the idea of resurrecting a character since it then reduces the impact of any other death they ever do.
Forum: Ramblings
05-08-2016, 02:56 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 5,602
Posted By ChodTheWacko

Saw it, liked it quite a bit. I liked how...

Saw it, liked it quite a bit.
I liked how they did creative editing in the trailer to make you think things happened that didn't. Although it did sort of spoil things as you know things aren't...
Forum: Ramblings
05-05-2016, 08:26 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,074
Posted By ChodTheWacko

Thanks,everyone! There are certainly plenty of...

Thanks,everyone! There are certainly plenty of things at other weddings I have seen that I didn't like - those memories are stronger.

Having an official/professional photographer is a must, if...
Forum: Ramblings
04-28-2016, 06:52 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,074
Posted By ChodTheWacko

To answer myself, for starters, The only...

To answer myself, for starters,

The only game that stands out is 'the shoe game'. I like how it's kind of interactive with the couple, who I came to see. Watching people I don't know do...
Forum: Ramblings
04-28-2016, 06:34 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,074
Posted By ChodTheWacko

Weddings: What stood out?

Hello All,

Hey AZine, it's been a long long time. (sorry for the munged title, it should be: What stood out?)

I searched for a thread like this, but couldn't find one, so here goes!

The...
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