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    Thanks Ron. Petrified Forest and Marked Woman....

    Thanks Ron.

    Petrified Forest and Marked Woman. Excellent! Haven't seen the two in between so it looks like I'm gonna be watching TCM for about 6 hours tomorrow.

    I'm not usually affected by...
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    Watched two more Bette Davis movies last night:...

    Watched two more Bette Davis movies last night: Bureau of Missing Persons and Three On a Match. Both were good, in the 2½-3 star range.

    Bureau... is listed as a drama. It's more like a dramedy,...
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    On a lighter note... ...

    On a lighter note...

    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Dl7jVH6UYAA4KGg?format=jpg


    The top 62 percent of the vote landed among nine historic programs, each possessing a quality even more annoying...
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    Fleck may be the hotshot up and comer, but he...

    Fleck may be the hotshot up and comer, but he almost lost that game against Penn State and probably should have. This is the first time I've seen him coach and I wasn't impressed because I saw some...
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    Are you the only person left watching this show?...

    Are you the only person left watching this show? :lol
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    So, what did you think of it, Jed?

    So, what did you think of it, Jed?
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    Really glad to see the Gophers take care of Penn...

    Really glad to see the Gophers take care of Penn St.


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    Robert Freeman Passes Away At 82

    Robert Freeman Dies: Photographer of Iconic Beatles Albums

    My favorite Freeman photo and Beatles cover:

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    :O First I've heard of this. I'm glad you're...

    :O First I've heard of this.

    I'm glad you're okay, Geeze, even though you're a Wisconsin fan.
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    Had a mini Bette Davis marathon, today, starting...

    Had a mini Bette Davis marathon, today, starting with 20,000 Years in Sing Sing, followed by Of Human Bondage, and finished with The Working Man.

    All were good movies but I really enjoyed The...
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    Just finished watching Of Human Bondage. I see...

    Just finished watching Of Human Bondage. I see what you mean, now. I guess I was right: I'd never seen her in the right outfit. BTW, how hot was she when she came out in that slinky negligee and...
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    I already listened to a little of it. It reminds...

    I already listened to a little of it. It reminds me of the music you hear in old movies. At my last job, I was in rental cars much of the time and used to listen to satellite radio. One of my...
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    Bookmarked. Thanks.

    Bookmarked. Thanks.
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    I gotta tell you guys about something that just...

    I gotta tell you guys about something that just happened. My girlfriend and I made a quick run to the store to pick up a couple things and the local NPR station was playing old songs from the 30s....
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    Wow. The first CFP Committee ranking: 1. Ohio...

    Wow. The first CFP Committee ranking:

    1. Ohio State 8-0
    2. LSU 8-0
    3. Alabama 8-0
    4. Penn State 8-0
    5. Clemson 9-0
    6. Georgia 7-1
    7. Oregon 8-1
    8. Utah 8-1
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    I've heard of Victor Sjöström and at first I...

    I've heard of Victor Sjöström and at first I wasn't sure why. I don't recall seeing The Wind but something about it looks really familiar. I looked him up and discovered he was the lead in Ingmar...
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    I saw that and while I'm very interested in...

    I saw that and while I'm very interested in cinematography, I don't know what to think of it. With a few exceptions, the age of great cinematographers began in the 50s.


    :lol No. They offend my...
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    I have no idea what's going on but this is what I...

    I have no idea what's going on but this is what I found:

    ~ When I right-clicked on both pictures and then clicked "View Image", the URL was the same.
    ~ I logged out, cleared the cache, came back...
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    I'd never seen it either. I stumbled across it on...

    I'd never seen it either. I stumbled across it on Google Images.


    That's weird. I can see it. Huh. I'm now going to have to investigate.
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    How's this for a great picture. Joan Blondell &...

    How's this for a great picture. Joan Blondell & Bette in what I'm guessing was a publicity still for Three on a Match:

    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EDyrEVyWsAACrQp.jpg
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    Good to know. I'll definitely look for that. ...

    Good to know. I'll definitely look for that.


    Joan Blondell, huh? I've always liked her. I was going to watch Three on a Match last night but got sidetracked. Will definitely look for that, now....
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    The more I learn about her the more I like her....

    The more I learn about her the more I like her. lol I don't know if you saw this but I commented on the post where you quoted a line from The Haunting and I said that was my favorite horror movie....
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    Oh, good! I watched Parachute Jumper earlier...

    Oh, good!

    I watched Parachute Jumper earlier with her and Douglas Fairbanks Jr. In fact, I only watched it because of her, the fact it was made in 1932, and because it was only an hour and 12...
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    When I was in the military, sonar techs told me...

    When I was in the military, sonar techs told me that whales can communicate across 1000s of miles. And then I saw a nature show about orcas "talking" to one another as they closed in on a gray whale...
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    :lol

    :lol
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    Given the lack of wins at Red Bull, I'd say it's...

    Given the lack of wins at Red Bull, I'd say it's more like a top 2+1 and then the rest. The best of the rest seems to be McLaren. And I'd be willing to bet that had Alonso stayed there, he would have...
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    Exactly. Plus, the way I look at it, it frees me...

    Exactly. Plus, the way I look at it, it frees me up to watching something else. I only have so many hours a day I can watch TV.


    I noticed that. I think I saw Caged Heat at the drive-in. I like...
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hk-JKrs0rrc

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hk-JKrs0rrc
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    Something to consider: in the mid to late '90s,...

    Something to consider: in the mid to late '90s, they were showing movies originally released in the '60s, roughly 30 years later. It's 2019. 30 years ago, it was 1989. And TCM's library not only...
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    ^ I got so behind on that show that I decided I'd...

    ^ I got so behind on that show that I decided I'd wait for all four seasons to end up on Netflix or Prime and then binge the whole thing.
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    I've always thought it was either some sort of...

    I've always thought it was either some sort of porn ring or an extortion scheme. Bacall's younger sister was photographed in a compromising situation and was being extorted for it. Am I remembering...
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    Well, you're right. Some people are deaf because...

    Well, you're right. Some people are deaf because of damage to the eardrum or some other part of the inner ear. Others have nerve deafness. There are numerous causes to deafness.

    As to the other...
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    Only Netflix & Amazon Prime. I also have recipes...

    Only Netflix & Amazon Prime. I also have recipes for piña coladas and a couple of drinks I invented called Caribbean Sunset and Mintini.


    My brother suggested the reason is that the majority of...
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    CCs for live shows or shows recorded live (i.e....

    CCs for live shows or shows recorded live (i.e. late night talk shows) are crap. CCs for prerecorded shows and movies are generally very good. I assume because either they're proofread or the script...
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    The first time I saw it I read up on it in...

    The first time I saw it I read up on it in Maltin's movie guide first. From the review (I love this):

    So convoluted even Chandler didn't know who committed one murder, but so incredibly...
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    I vaguely remembered you commenting on losing TCM...

    I vaguely remembered you commenting on losing TCM but I didn't remember the details. Obviously, you can disregard what I said about not streaming in FL.

    So, now I have to ask: are you a snowbird?
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    I hate to be the bearer of bad news but if the...

    I hate to be the bearer of bad news but if the channel isn't part of your package at home, then you should not be able to stream it in FL, either. You can only stream what you have at home. Actually,...
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    They put it into another package they want you to...

    They put it into another package they want you to pay $9.95 for. A package that includes a whole bunch of sports channels.

    You know what, Ron, if they offered TCM à la carte for a buck or two...
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    From Xfinity's FAQ page: Why did you move...

    From Xfinity's FAQ page:

    Why did you move Turner Classic Movies?
    Every month, Comcast pays programmers like networks, local TV station owners and others, for the ability to bring their...
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    Forgot about GotG. I liked it, too, just not as...

    Forgot about GotG. I liked it, too, just not as much as most people.

    And the first Ironman movie was entertaining. But I also think Robert Downey Jr carried it.
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    That makes 4 of us. I did watch a lot of...

    That makes 4 of us.

    I did watch a lot of Godzilla movies when I was a kid even tho I thought they were pretty hokey. There was a period where some TV station in my area used to show them a lot. I...
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    lol. Yes it is. And a grange a country house with...

    lol. Yes it is. And a grange a country house with farm buildings attached.
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    An old B&W football movie with Red Grange.

    An old B&W football movie with Red Grange.
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    :lol I'm sorry, buddy. I really thought UW...

    :lol

    I'm sorry, buddy. I really thought UW would give us a better game. I just didn't realize what a god Chase Young is.
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    Sometimes?

    Sometimes?
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    I agree, Ian. In fact, I think Ferrari threw away...

    I agree, Ian. In fact, I think Ferrari threw away last year's championship for Vettel, who made a couple mistakes himself I should add. And they could have made this year's championship a lot closer...
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    I was just about to complain about Bill...

    I was just about to complain about Bill Skarsgård's name being too similar to Peter Sarsgaard's and Stellan Skarsgård's when I discovered Bill is Stellan's son, as is Alexander (Big Little Lies),...
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    Not that they matter, really, but here are the...

    Not that they matter, really, but here are the top 10 in the current polls, w/votes for #1 in parentheses:

    AP

    1. LSU (17) 8-0
    2. Alabama (21) 8-0
    3. Ohio St. (17) 8-0
    4. Clemson (7)...
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    Wow. Did not know this thread existed. Been a...

    Wow. Did not know this thread existed.

    Been a long time F1 fan; since about '87. Hardly watched any races between '02-'04, when it seemed Schumacher & Ferrari would win every time (I hate when a...
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    I have no interest in TS4. I may watch MIB:I if...

    I have no interest in TS4. I may watch MIB:I if it comes on Netflix, Prime, or HBO. But I'm not sure if I've even seen the trailer.

    Okay, so now that I've seen the trailer, I will definitely watch...
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    BOOM! OSU 38 - UW 7 Chase Young is a god.

    BOOM!

    OSU 38 - UW 7

    Chase Young is a god.
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    Not necessarily. Besides, I was just bustin' your...

    Not necessarily. Besides, I was just bustin' your balls.

    Truth is, I'd estimate I haven't seen 15 silent movies. I take that back. I forgot about Keaton & Chaplin. But it wouldn't be much more...
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    Are you fucking serious? That luscious redhead is...

    Are you fucking serious? That luscious redhead is Clara Bow in "Hula" (1927).


    You have seen that movie, right?


    Oh, well that explains it. I never recognize Maureen O'Hara when she's young....
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    :lol You don't have to feel that way. No...

    :lol You don't have to feel that way. No judgement here.
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    When you find a picture you like, are you...

    When you find a picture you like, are you actually clicking on the picture first or just right-clicking it? If the latter, you won't get the actual URL.
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    If you mean "", then yes. And (with the back...

    If you mean "", then yes. And (with the back slash) at the end.

    Something to look for is to make sure the link ends in ".jpg" or ".png".
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    Uhhhhh, I wouldn't call del Toro great. Pan's...

    Uhhhhh, I wouldn't call del Toro great. Pan's Labyrinth is a great movie, yes, but 1 out of 8 is not a good ratio. I still need to finish Devil's Backbone and I haven't seen Shape of Water. But even...
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    So Eggers has made another movie. Will definitely...

    So Eggers has made another movie. Will definitely have to look for that when it's released on DVD or Netflix.
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    Jane Russell was okay but I never understood...

    Jane Russell was okay but I never understood Howard Hughes' obsession with her.
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    I see what you did wrong. You copied the link for...

    I see what you did wrong. You copied the link for the search results, not an individual pic.
    ...
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