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Old 08-26-19, 06:15 PM
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Re: 100 Movies. 31 Days. The 15th Annual "October Horror Movie Challenge" (10/1 - 10/31)

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Yeah, I was just reserving spots for the optional lists I put on post 2 and the extra "just in case" post like I do every year. I'll have the list thread up around the same time as last year, which was 9/1.
Chad, I wasn't pointing my post at you; obviously, you know what's going on. There just seemed to be several posters who seemed to be staking their claims for a list spot. I didn't want them to think that they made the first page of the list thread...when this isn't the list thread.

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Chad, I wasn't pointing my post at you; obviously, you know what's going on. There just seemed to be several posters who seemed to be staking their claims for a list spot. I didn't want them to think that they made the first page of the list thread...when this isn't the list thread.
I know; just confirming what you were saying. Just meant I think their confusion was due to me reserving a couple of posts.
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Oops been so scatterbrained as a result of big life changes occurring at present that I didn’t realize it wasn’t the official list thread, so just deleted my list post to get rid of clutter
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Re: 100 Movies. 31 Days. The 15th Annual "October Horror Movie Challenge" (10/1 - 10/31)

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I actually already have. It was considerably worse than it is now, and it was a chore just getting it back to the current state. In fact, you can see how bad it was with the pre-2018 challenges. I'll try to get it back to its former glory when I do the TCM schedule and link updates.

My main problem now is figuring out how to get the text editor in Firefox to stop constantly graying out.
I'm a bit confused by that...

Yes, if you try to edit the mess you have now with that editor it'll be even worse... I should have been more clear.

BUT - if you go back to last year or before you can edit those, copy/paste them, and they'll look, or should look, like what you want. One big issue is the very first time you create the post you have this tiny little box that's horrible to work with. The trick is create the post *then* edit it and you'll get back the screen width box that expands downward. If you do not get that then reload the page just before you edit and it should come up that way. It's a bit of a pain but will get the functionality of the old editor back.

I use FF all the time and don't see a "greyed out" editor so... I also use the editor I suggested - 100% of the time. You *do* lose the ability to directly copy/paste an image but the better functionality is worth it to me.
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Just 35 more days. Each one an eternity.
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Just 35 more days. Each one an eternity.
I agree!! I feel like I'm wishing my life away...but oh well
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I am ready. already starting to sort my backlog of horror blu rays into planned watches by theme day.
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Re: 100 Movies. 31 Days. The 15th Annual "October Horror Movie Challenge" (10/1 - 10/31)

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I'm a bit confused by that...

Yes, if you try to edit the mess you have now with that editor it'll be even worse... I should have been more clear.

BUT - if you go back to last year or before you can edit those, copy/paste them, and they'll look, or should look, like what you want. One big issue is the very first time you create the post you have this tiny little box that's horrible to work with. The trick is create the post *then* edit it and you'll get back the screen width box that expands downward. If you do not get that then reload the page just before you edit and it should come up that way. It's a bit of a pain but will get the functionality of the old editor back.
Thanks, I'll give it a go when I get some free time. I have already tried tinkering with some of the previous challenges by going back to the 'original post' in the post edit history as well as trying what I saved pre-January 2019 in a Notepad file (using the aforementioned editor) and they all resulted in the same mess as this year's.

This is what all the previous challenges looked like after the update (2017 challenge, I "fixed" last year's):

https://forum.dvdtalk.com/dvd-talk/6...1-10-31-a.html

The worst starts at 'prize determination'. The banner shrinking was courtesy of Photobucket.
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Re: 100 Movies. 31 Days. The 15th Annual "October Horror Movie Challenge" (10/1 - 10/31)

Speaking of updates, here's the 2018 YouTube comps that were just added to the first post:



Apologies for not having them up when the thread went up. Dealing with the forum nonsense has resulted in not updating everything.

Let me know if anyone else has one.
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Re: 100 Movies. 31 Days. The 15th Annual "October Horror Movie Challenge" (10/1 - 10/31)

Here's the October 2019 TCM schedule (and a bit of September):

https://comicbook.com/horror/2019/08...schedule-2019/


Spoiler:
Friday, September 27th

3:15 pm ET – The Mummy’s Shroud

6:30 pm ET – The Mummy (1959)

Saturday, September 28th

2 am ET – Belladonna of Sadness

3:30 am ET – House (1977)


Sunday, September 29th

2 am ET – It Came From Outer Space

3:30 am ET – Riders to the Stars


Monday, September 30th

6:15 am ET – I See A Dark Stranger


Thursday, October 3rd

8 pm ET – Bell Book and Candle

9:45 pm ET – Horror Hotel

11:15 pm ET – The Devil’s Own (1966)


Friday, October 4th

1 am – Suspiria (1977)

2:45 am ET – Night of Dark Shadows

4:30 am ET – Haxan: Witchcraft Through the Ages

8 pm ET – Godzilla (1954)

9:30 pm ET – Godzilla, King of the Monsters! (1956)

11 pm ET – Godzilla Raids Again

12:30 am ET – Mothra vs. Godzilla


Saturday, October 5th

2:15 am ET – Mothra

4 am ET – The Town That Dreaded Sundown (1977)

Thursday, October 10th

8 pm ET – The Black Cat (1934)

9:15 pm ET – Curse of the Demon

10:45 pm ET – The Seventh Victim

12:15 am ET – The Devil’s Bride


Friday, October 11th

2 am ET – The Blood on Satan’s Claw

3:45 am ET – Dracula A.D. 1972

5:30 am ET – Eye of the Devil

8 pm ET – Ghidorah, the Three-Headed Monster

9 pm ET – Invasion of Astro-Monster

11:30 pm ET – Ebirah, Horror of the Deep


Saturday, October 12th

1 am ET – Son of Godzilla

2:45 am ET – Destroy All Monsters

4:30 am ET – Ghoulies


Sunday, October 13th

12 pm ET – The Curse of the Cat People (1944)


Thursday, October 17th

8 pm ET – The Uninvited (1944)

10 pm ET – The Haunting (1963)

12 am ET – The Fog (1980)


Friday, October 18th

1:45 am ET – Poltergeist (1982)

3:45 am ET – Kuroneko

5:30 am ET – The Phantom Carriage

8 pm ET – All Monsters Attack

9 pm ET – Godzilla vs. Hedorah

11:15 pm ET – Godzilla vs. Gigan


Saturday, October 19th

1 am ET – Rodan

2:30 am ET – Sugar Hill (1974)

4:15 am ET – Blacula

2 pm ET – White Zombie

Sunday, October 20th

3:45 pm ET – The Nanny

12 am ET – The Phantom Carriage


Thursday, October 24th

1 pm ET – Jason and the Argonauts

6 pm ET – Clash of the Titans (1981)

8 pm ET – Horror of Dracula

9:30 pm ET – The Gorgon

11:15 pm ET – The Plague of the Zombies


Friday, October 25th

1 am ET – Night of the Living Dead (1968)

3 am ET – The Hunger

4:45 am ET – Nosferatu (1922)

8 pm ET – Godzilla vs. Megalon

9:30 pm ET – Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla

12:30 am ET – The War of the Gargantuas


Sunday, October 27th

6 am ET – King Kong (1933)

8 am ET – The Picture of Dorian Gray (1945)

1:30 pm ET – A Kiss Before Dying

3:30 pm ET – Cape Fear (1962)

5:30 pm ET – Whatever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962)

Monday, October 28th

3:30 am ET – Goke, Body Snatcher from Hell


Tuesday, October 29th

3 pm ET – The Seventh Victim

4:15 pm ET – The Night Visitor

6 pm ET – Dead Ringer (1964)


Wednesday, October 30th

8 pm ET – Mad Love (1935)

9:15 pm ET – The Most Dangerous Game (1932)

10:30 pm ET – Cat People (1942)

11:45 pm ET – I Walked With A Zombie


Thursday, October 31st

1 am ET – The Walking Dead (1936)

2:15 am ET – Mark of the Vampire

3:30 am ET – Little Shop of Horrors (1960)

4:45 am ET – A Bucket of Blood

6:45 am ET – Freaks (1932)

8 am ET – Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1932)

9:45 am ET – The Bat (1959)

11:15 am ET – House on Haunted Hill (1958)

1 pm ET – From Beyond the Grave

2:45 pm ET – Black Sabbath (1963)

4 pm ET – Chamber of Horrors

6:15 pm ET – House of Wax (1953)

8 pm ET – Bride of Frankenstein

9:30 pm ET – The Devil-Doll

11 pm ET – House of Usher

12:30 am ET – Pit and the Pendulum


Friday, November 1st

2 am ET – The Haunted Palace (1963)

3:45 am ET – Die, Monster, Die!

5:15 am ET – The Curse of Frankenstein

6:45 am ET – Dracula, Prince of Darkness

11:15 pm ET – Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein


Saturday, November 2nd

1:45 pm ET – The Uninvited


Apparently they're celebrating the release of the upcoming Godzilla Criterion set because he's this year's "Monster of the Month".

The Godzilla schedule:

https://kaijuhometheatre.blogspot.co...-features.html


I'll have the full schedule up on the first post eventually.
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Re: 100 Movies. 31 Days. The 15th Annual "October Horror Movie Challenge" (10/1 - 10/31)

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Thanks, I'll give it a go when I get some free time. I have already tried tinkering with some of the previous challenges by going back to the 'original post' in the post edit history as well as trying what I saved pre-January 2019 in a Notepad file (using the aforementioned editor) and they all resulted in the same mess as this year's.

This is what all the previous challenges looked like after the update (2017 challenge, I "fixed" last year's):

https://forum.dvdtalk.com/dvd-talk/6...1-10-31-a.html

The worst starts at 'prize determination'. The banner shrinking was courtesy of Photobucket.
Oh wow... that's... horrible!

I've yet to figure out just what the update did that was good... Had I not been around for a loooong time it could easily have driven me away.
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Apparently they're celebrating the release of the upcoming Godzilla Criterion set because he's this year's "Monster of the Month".
Cool! I can finally scratch off Ebirah,Gigan and Hedorah off my list when it comes to Big G movies. It's also nice seeing Suspiria to the lineup.

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It's the most wonderful time of the yearrrrrr....
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Can I count reading certain threads in the Politics Forum as horror?
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That TCM schedule is looking sweet. Can't wait!
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This might be my worst year for the challenge. Job change coming. Schedule change coming. School training coming. As for each and every year, I'll do the best that I can. But this month of October may be my worst for movie viewing.
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If you've got at least one spare hour a day, you should be able to manage one movie a day. They're just going to be older movies. Someone ought to make a list of horror movies that are 60-70 minutes long, if it hasn't already been done.
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There is a Friday the 13th coming up, bonus day?
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This might be my worst year for the challenge. Job change coming. Schedule change coming. School training coming. As for each and every year, I'll do the best that I can. But this month of October may be my worst for movie viewing.
Same but for different reasons. I had two health scares earlier this year with sleep deprivation likely being a factor. Gone are the days of late-night watching for me. I may also ditch my usual "Drive-In" totals that I've been doing for over 5 years as well. Not only could that help out for a more relaxed marathon for me, but there's also the possible problem that the new updated format here will likely be a hassle to bring more dimension to my listing. I found that out during the last Exploitation challenge (Which I barely crossed the finish line for, btw) I will keep track of stats for my Annual Awards post though!
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This might be my worst year for the challenge. Job change coming. Schedule change coming. School training coming. As for each and every year, I'll do the best that I can. But this month of October may be my worst for movie viewing.
I'm usually super busy at work in October, then a lot of running around at the end of the month prepping for Halloween.

That's why I start my pre-challenge in September. Those viewings don't count for anything, but at least on Oct 31, I don't feel like I haven't watched anything horror-related this season.
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This might be my worst year for the challenge. Job change coming. Schedule change coming. School training coming. As for each and every year, I'll do the best that I can. But this month of October may be my worst for movie viewing.
Good luck, that sounds like a bummer. Hopefully you can check in some and use whatever participation you can as refreshment/escape.
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Same but for different reasons. I had two health scares earlier this year with sleep deprivation likely being a factor. Gone are the days of late-night watching for me. I may also ditch my usual "Drive-In" totals that I've been doing for over 5 years as well. Not only could that help out for a more relaxed marathon for me, but there's also the possible problem that the new updated format here will likely be a hassle to bring more dimension to my listing. I found that out during the last Exploitation challenge (Which I barely crossed the finish line for, btw) I will keep track of stats for my Annual Awards post though!
This is the end of an era. Understandable decision, but it must be stated those drive-in totals were the stuff of legend. I wonder how many dead bodies, breasts, dead parrots, movie-within-a-movies, false alarms, nightmare sequences, wild opera house dances, etc etc it'd been over the years.
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That's why I start my pre-challenge in September. Those viewings don't count for anything, but at least on Oct 31, I don't feel like I haven't watched anything horror-related this season.
That's a great idea, I might watch some stuff early and list but not count it too.
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I'm usually super busy at work in October, then a lot of running around at the end of the month prepping for Halloween.

That's why I start my pre-challenge in September. Those viewings don't count for anything, but at least on Oct 31, I don't feel like I haven't watched anything horror-related this season.
One reason I want to start a pre challenge is to help me relax. Iíve been stressing out with various things going on in my life. This Challenge is one of my favorite ones, and I donít plan to do much if anything in the Criterion Challenge. Iím hoping thinking about Halloween will help calm me down.
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If you've got at least one spare hour a day, you should be able to manage one movie a day. They're just going to be older movies. Someone ought to make a list of horror movies that are 60-70 minutes long, if it hasn't already been done.
Yeah, I do have a bunch of those Universal blu's. That would work to at least get a few in Then the others I could add in when I could.
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If you've got at least one spare hour a day, you should be able to manage one movie a day. They're just going to be older movies. Someone ought to make a list of horror movies that are 60-70 minutes long, if it hasn't already been done.
Ran into these while doing themes. Not exactly an extensive list at 38 titles between the two, but might be of some help:

Best 60-69 Minute Movies

Best 70-79 Minute Movies
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There is a Friday the 13th coming up, bonus day?
Why not? I say let's go for it.
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