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Do you watch DVDs on the spur of the moment or are they planned?

 
Old 05-10-04, 06:57 PM
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Do you watch DVDs on the spur of the moment or are they planned?

I for the most part have them planned.Usually I leave Wednesday nights open for a movie.Almost never watch network or cable tv except for sports.
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Whatever movie I'm in the mood for.

On occasion I really get in the mood to see a certain one and will put it off for a day or two until I can watch it all in one sitting.
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Spur of the moment. The only time it is ever planned is when the wife and I rent a movie, and need to watch it before the return date. Movies I own are watched at random for the most part.
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a little of both. usually I'll plan more if I'm watching TV sets and such.
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Depends on whether I am inviting guests over to my theater . . .
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Spur of the moment, but alot of the time I'll watch what I just recently bought. Picked up Lion King and Man on the Train yesterday, and I'll be watching both tonight probably.
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Spur of the moment.
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Both. Many times my wife and I will talk about what movie we want to watch that night while we're driving to work in the morning. Other times, we'll just pick something on the fly.
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Mostly spur of the moment, but sometimes it will be planned...

The kids usually insist on a daily dose of Disney too, so I guess thats planned ?
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Yeah, like the majority said... mostly spur of the moment.
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Spur of the moment. I usually plan to watch concurrent episodes of my TV DVD's after the flick, though.
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Originally posted by asianxcore
a little of both. usually I'll plan more if I'm watching TV sets and such.
are they on or off when you watch them?
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Planned in the sense that if I don't want to watch something in my collection, I'll go buy a DVD or two so I can watch them that night.

Spur of the moment also happens when there's nothing good on TV (which is often).
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Most of the time I run my DVD collection through my mind throughout the day to decide what I'm in the mood for. Today it was Tombstone: Directors Cut After I watch the movie I have planned if I have more time I'll just pick a movie to watch.
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I pretty much plan things out ahead of time
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Both! Sometimes I'll plan a marathon, even an elaborate one like my favorite X-Files episodes that don't involve the mythology. Or just "I better watch that new Netflix rental that just came in".

Then there are times when I want to watch something funny and brainless or an episode of something that I can watch when I'm getting ready in the morning. Just depends on my mood, or sometimes what I've recently bought.
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I plan what dvds i am gooing to watch wile in bed the day before. But i always watch something else
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Old 05-11-04, 12:05 AM
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most of the time, it's planned. i try and watch something every day - usually at night, just before i go to bed. those are the times when i get my personal space. the rest of the day are taken up by work & family.
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Usually whatever shows up in the mail from Netflix, if nothing is coming in I dig through my pile of unwatched movies. If that's low or there's nothing interesting in there at the moment I grab something random off the shelf (alot of times based on something I might have heard that day or was thinking about or a previous movie, for instance watched Targets from Netflix which got me thinking about sniper movies so of course I had to watch Sniper ).
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both. I plan things out if i go out and buy a stack of 6 dvds. I also plan marathons every few months. usually, a theme type atmosphere is present. last week was my "film-noir" weekend...a filmfest that lasted just over 24-hours.

the rest of the time it's whatever I'm in the mood for. I also check for delamination(rot) on a regular basis. this helps rotating the titles and making sure they all get repeated viddies through testing combined with enjoyment.
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at the moment i'm watching my flicks in alphabetical order, so they're planned. the time i watch isn't part of the plan though, whenever i have time.
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90% of the time it'll be spur of the moment.
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Old 05-11-04, 01:59 AM
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I watch whenever I'm in the mood for.
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Both. On weekdays, I watch things based on my mood. However, I tend to plan weekend viewing with an eye toward viewing current purchases and thematically linked films or television series.
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Old 05-11-04, 08:35 AM
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I plan out new releases for screenings at my theater. The remainder of the time is purely spontaneous.
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