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Old 11-10-07, 01:13 AM
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Originally Posted by Trevor
Plan on skipping 2008?
The mind is still fried from my lack of sleep in October!
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Great work, Chad. I had a blast my first time doing this. I always have a horror marathon on Halloween anyway, but never all October. It was awesome. Nice touch adding the quirky comments too by the way. Peace Fright Fiends!
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Thanks for taking the time to do this Chad! I'm certainly not a well known poster around here, but it's always fun to participate in something like this with fellow dvd fans. Like I said, I had a blast and can't wait till next year!
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It was a good time, I almost hate only watching 3-4 movies per day now.
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I'd like to thank the Academy...no, wait...I mean Chad. As always, this was great fun and I thank you for continuing to do this year after year.

For me, I don't think I will ever reach such cinema viewing heights again until maybe I'm 80 with only the minutes ticking me towards death and my DVD collection to keep me company. It was taxing and I'm still feeling it a week later. I am the opposite of Fusion, though. I don't want to watch another film until...at least next week. I mean, there are trees and nature out there, right?

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Originally Posted by Sabrett
Great job, Chad. Maybe you could add this to your negative blurb about yourself:

Went above and beyond tallying, linking, organizing, and keeping up with the challenge. Whilst doing all that, managed to still knock out an impressive 153 titles.

I think that describes you a lot better

Your list somments are always very well thought out and insightful... well witty anyways.
Old 11-10-07, 02:03 PM
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Thanks a lot Chad. Good lists good comments.
Old 11-10-07, 02:41 PM
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Originally Posted by ViewAskewbian
I don't want to watch another film until...at least next week. I mean, there are trees and nature out there, right?
Yes, but are they OAR?
Old 11-10-07, 03:44 PM
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Great job all. Sorry I didn't post a list but the wife got pregnant and I took over more domestic duties. I think I squeezed in about 5, inc. watching Mad Monster Party with my 2 1/2 year old daughter.
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It was fun but very tiring.
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I really enjoyed doing this again, although I didn't top my total from last year. I did a bad job of planning my movie watching time and thus petered out toward the end. Next year I'll put some effort into working out a schedule and hopefully do better than I did this year. Still won't stand a chance of winning, however. I can only sit and watch movies for so long without doing something else to break it up.

I'd also like to thank Chad for all the work he does in keeping this going year after year.
Old 11-10-07, 11:06 PM
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Great job Chad, many thanks!!!
Old 11-10-07, 11:14 PM
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Wow lots of work!! Great list and congrats to everyone that had such amazing totals!! Also lol no problem but *cough cough* its she not he
Old 11-11-07, 12:31 AM
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Originally Posted by Chad
20th. Mondo Kane - 102
No reruns from the previous challenges enacted... correction: the "No rerun clause" has officially been lifted. Quoted from September: "I'll be participating again, but I'm ruling out 100 movies as before. Just won't be able to do it." Oh, is that right?
I mentioned before that I wasn't gonna pressure myself into watching (At least) 5 movies a day this time around. I kept true to that (Except on fridays or sundays) but pretty soon, it all amounted to 100 movies by the deadline!

Nevertheless, I'm sticking by my word by lifting my "No rerun clause" next time. Let's see if that still manages to cross the 100 mark!
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Wow! I think I'm more impressed by the wrapup list than by the contest itself. Great work, Chad.
Old 11-13-07, 07:43 PM
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Fun again, I really am going to do 31 in 31 days next year. I've said that 3 straight years.

I'm going to have to be honest with my wife, and tell her I have a competition, and thus I have to compete (although it's only myself based upon the numbers people put up)

I hope more people can add summaries or thoughts per movie next year, that's the part I enjoy the most. Just seeing what others think of these movies. Plus it helps me decide whether or not to pick them up as a blind buy.
Old 11-13-07, 08:14 PM
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Awesome work Chad! My list (7) is actually complete. With football, a wedding, and a pile of unwatched DVD's, I didn't get to as many as I had hoped too. There is always next year!
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Originally Posted by Chad

62nd. RichardW - 15
Said he wouldn't view much during the month and dammed if he didn't mean it!

Thanks for all your work on this challenge, Chad!
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Great job Chad. Thanks again for putting all this together. My favorite time of the year!
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33rd. Spez - 57
Goal: 31
"I'll probably hit 50 by the end of the month which is a big accomplishment for me." Was hoping to hit 250, but I don't think its in the cards." Gonna have to agree.
I don't remember saying that, but ok. haha. I had originally set a goal for 31. I hit that half way through the month and was proud of that. Much better than I did last year. I was one of the people that indicated a desire to participate, but didn't. Lots of fun! Great list too! Thanks Chad!
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Thanks for all your work, Chad! Next year I'll number my list.

I still haven't been able to watch any horror movies since.
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(bird's chirping)

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Great job Chad!!!

And I do promise to do better next year as long as the Sox arent in it at the end again (I dont really have an excuse for last year )
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I think I was the one who said I hoped to hit 250, but it wasn't in the cards.
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I did not participate in the challenge (I think I only watched 5 movies all of last month). I literally have about 2 hours after work to keep my DVR from overflowing and that's about it.

But... What I wanted to say was that I really enjoyed reading the recap and the comments that were said. Very entertaining. I had been lurking around the Challenge threads all of last month. I simply can't comprehend how someone could watch 100 movies in a month (let alone 333!). Amazing.

I did have one comment about your ranks. If two or more people are tied for a spot, the next spot shouldn't be 1 more than the those who tied, it should skip to the next number that it would actually be. i.e. there are 2 people tied for 17th. The next person should be 19th, not 18th.

Maybe next year I'll aim for something small like 20 or something. I'm sure I have at least 50 Horror DVDs.

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