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100 Movies. 31 Days. The 3rd Annual "October Horror Movie Challenge" (10/1 - 10/31)

Old 10-14-07, 03:11 AM
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I just finished the first part of the challenge, I started a new list on the last page of the list thread for movies 101-200. I reached 100 at a pace of about 7.5 per day, which means about 2 moves per day more than last year's winner, who averaged about 5.5 per day. So that is 2-3 hours per day more, not the impossible, supernatural feat some claim. On toward 200!
When you say "watching", do you mean sitting in front of the TV actually watching? Or are you putting on DVDs, letting them run, then doing laundry, cooking dinner, taking a shower, and occasionally looking at the TV? I can't see how anyone could actually sit still for 15 hours a day watching a TV screen...
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15 hours? No, but I do indeed only list movies I sit down and watch. And even on days I've watched 9 or 10, I've had no shortage of time for other activities. I think people either overestimate the amount of time it takes to watch these kind of movies or have poor time management. And also, I wouldn't do laundry or cook dinner even if I had no movies to watch.
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FusionX, to be honest your list in incredibly dubious. I seriously messed with my health when I did over 200 in 2005. Hope you are eating and sleeping well enough.
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Now I have both past winners looking out for me LOL. Eating and sleeping well? Like I said, either you have very poor time management or you watched all Stephen King mini-series, as even on my busiest of days, I don't run short on time. By the way, in case anyone still thinks these guys are serious, I now have someone who averaged 6.7 movies per day telling me 7.5 is dubious.

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Old 10-14-07, 11:51 AM
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Hm.... the plot thickens....
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While some of you bitter pills are trying your best to suck every last drop out of this concept, I'm still watching and still listing. At this point, it is beyond dead horse status. I've passed on any prizes, so one of you will get the precious gift card. Please just watch movies and don't be so concerned with others are doing, enough already!
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Originally Posted by FusionX
While some of you bitter pills are trying your best to suck every last drop out of this concept, I'm still watching and still listing. At this point, it is beyond dead horse status. I've passed on any prizes, so one of you will get the precious gift card. Please just watch movies and don't be so concerned with others are doing, enough already!
You seem to be spending just as much time focusing on the naysayers as they are supposedly spending on you. If you weren't concerned with what others are doing or saying, you wouldn't keep replying.
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If anyone has any complaints about someone's list, go back and reread the last 5 pages or so and see if you're complaint has already been answered or if you have something new to add.

Add me to the 100 movies finished club. I would've done it last night but I've been tired all week from work so I crashed early.

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Old 10-14-07, 12:35 PM
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Originally Posted by Mister Peepers
Add me to the Centurion club. I would've done it last night but I've been tired all week from work so I crashed early.
The what?
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I have a question. Could I count Halloween part 6 and the Producer's Cut of part 6 as two different movies? They're as different as Exorcist: The Beginning and Dominion: Prequel to the Exorcist are from each other...it's not just an extended version or something, it's got a different beginning, middle, end, a bunch of different scenes, a different tone and feel, or I wouldn't even ask.
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It is curious how some people with high numbered lists get greater scrutiny than others.

So I've spent much of this weekend watching the Nightmare on Elm Street series. I'd only watched the first one and New Nightmare before and didn't know Wes Craven had little/no input into the others, so I was really unprepared for how quickly they went downhill, particularly after #3. I've just finished #5 and need to take a break before I go on to #6, as I hear it's even worse.
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Yeah, IMO part 4 is the worst, but 2 4 5 and 6 are all pretty terrible (though they all have their charms and they're fun to watch with friends).
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Originally Posted by EdTheRipper
You seem to be spending just as much time focusing on the naysayers as they are supposedly spending on you. If you weren't concerned with what others are doing or saying, you wouldn't keep replying.
Yes Ed, I do reply when I come in to update my list. But there is a difference between making blind accusations against others, and someone responding to the accusations of vagrants. Just don't burn my hand when you pass the torch, m'kay?
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Originally Posted by FusionX
Yes Ed, I do reply when I come in to update my list. But there is a difference between making blind accusations against others, and someone responding to the accusations of vagrants. Just don't burn my hand when you pass the torch, m'kay?
Burning your hand seems highly unlikely since you've already broken both arms patting yourself on the back.
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Originally Posted by edwardnortonfan
The what?
There's a 100 mile race called that. I just twisted it to mean I finished watching 100 movies instead.
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Originally Posted by Mister Peepers
There's a 100 mile race called that. I just twisted it to mean I finished watching 100 movies instead.
Oh. Never mind.
I hope to hit 100 by tomorrow if I can manage it.
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Burning your hand seems highly unlikely since you've already broken both arms patting yourself on the back.
I know! Hell, I might even trumpet my past victories in my signature if I win!
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Originally Posted by cardsfan111
I don't know if Chad's done it before with his stats...it would be interesting to know how many total movies all the challenge particpants watched collectively in October. That would add an element of fun. Instead of the feeling we've had of competing against each other, we could be out to top the total # of movies watched last October and set a goal for ourselves in 2008!
Here's the previous totals:

2005 Challenge - 2,394

2006 Challenge - 5,013



It more than doubled! Of course we'll never know the true numbers from those that didn't complete or plum forgot to include a list, but obviously you can't count what's not there.

I have a sneaking suspicion we'll blow last year's stats out of the water.
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Originally Posted by Chad
Here's the previous totals:

2005 Challenge - 2,394

2006 Challenge - 5,013



It more than doubled! Of course we'll never know the true numbers from those that didn't complete or plum forgot to include a list, but obviously you can't count what's not there.

I have a sneaking suspicion we'll blow last year's stats out of the water.
How many people were there for each year, including this year so far? Counting the people that had lists of course.

Did you know that at least 3 people watched Sleepaway Camp 2 last Friday? What are the odds of that?

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Originally Posted by edwardnortonfan
Oh. Never mind.
I hope to hit 100 by tomorrow if I can manage it.
How can you have 12 movies for today already?
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Originally Posted by Mister Peepers
How can you have 12 movies for today already?
I'm sure he does it the way everyone else does it. Trevor explained earlier how it would be possible to watch 20 in one day. Maybe he's just putting that to practice.
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Originally Posted by FusionX
I know! Hell, I might even trumpet my past victories in my signature if I win!
Fine idea. Glad I helped to inspire you. Now, shouldn't you be off adding more movies to your list or something?

If you do win this year, you might as well put an asterisk next to your signature since you've got more than a few doubters amongst us. Bask in your obviously hard-earned victory, champ!
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Originally Posted by Mister Peepers
How can you have 12 movies for today already?
I started at 2 AM last night/this morning when people left my house and I haven't slept yet. Caffeine is my friend.

I can list the running times and show how I fit them all in if people want, I don't mind, I just have to hunt them all down since some of them were on a website for free watching and not on DVD.

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Originally Posted by Mister Peepers
Did you know that at least 3 people watched Sleepaway Camp 2 last Friday? What are the odds of that?
Well for those of us who have Monsters HD, we all tuned in! (My first time seeing the sequels, by the way. Got a kick out of both of them)
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Well for those of us who have Monsters HD, we all tuned in! (My first time seeing the sequels, by the way. Got a kick out of both of them)
I don't have that but I watched the DVD
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