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Old 08-17-04, 12:43 PM
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Otter-Free Day 8/23/2004 (A NEW Kind of Groucho Challenge!)

I think we need a break from Otterville...a group vacation if you will. Just one day for us to stretch our legs and visit other forums. That's right, there are other forums right here on DVDTalk...including Movie Talk, TV Talk, and the ever-popular Book Talk.

While we are wasting our time here debating free weights vs. machine weights, we could be in DVDTalk debating widescreen vs. fullscreen. Or in Video Game Talk debating whether it's better to in Doom 3 to get 60 fps with AA off, or to get 45 fps with it on. You get the picture.

So I propose that we all take the day off on Monday. We can all still post, just not in this forum (but please, keep it on topic!)

Who's with me? Who dares to go "Otter Free" for 24 hours on 8/23?
Old 08-17-04, 12:45 PM
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awww man, how else will I waste time at work?
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Agreed. I don't waste nearly as much time at work in the other forums here.
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ok
ill tell you what
ill go check out the sports forum
i hear it is pretty cool over there
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Instead of making it an Otter Free Day, why don't we make it a "Visit Other Forums" day. Next Monday, visit as many of the other DVDTalk forums as you can. Then we can have a thread here with links to all of the neat-o threads that are elsewhere on DVDTalk.

Remember to stay on topic, and that the other forums don't necessarily share the otter sense of humor.

And let's be careful out there.
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But I don't want people to just be casual tourists in the other forums. I want them to sit down with the locals, and get to know the culture! If they just rush back here and post links, they aren't truly visiting the other forums IMHO.

My goal is the same, but I feel that it'll work better if we all stay out of here entirely.
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And let's be careful out there.
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This is all an elaborate ruse to allow the Simpson/WhoGirl ticket to stage their coup d'etat!
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What is this some kind of intervention? I don't have an Other problem. I just like to have a little now and then. No big deal.
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Re: Otter-Free Day 8/23/2004 (A NEW Kind of Groucho Challenge!)

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Originally posted by Groucho
So I propose that we all take the day off on Monday. We can all still post, just not in this forum (but please, keep it on topic!)

Who's with me?
</small> easy!

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Old 08-17-04, 01:01 PM
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I've always wanted an excuse to do this and now I have one!!!! I'm FREEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE!!!!!
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Originally posted by YellowLedbetter
What is this some kind of intervention? I don't have an Other problem. I just like to have a little now and then. No big deal.
Saturday was my big soccer game. I kept looking up in the stands, sure you would come like you promised. BUT YOU NEVER DID! And then, I find out you were at home, taking a hit of the Otter? *sniffle*
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I learned it by watching you!!!

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Put down the bong.
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I remember the days when you guys would break free and invade the Book or Other Bargain forum for a day. The mods would have to go and corral all the Otters back into Other as they were causing confusion in the forums they ended up in. IIRC, didn't Geoff intervene once?
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Hence the plea to keep posts on-topic.
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On-topic? What, exactly, does that mean???
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Originally posted by Numanoid
This is all an elaborate ruse to allow the Simpson/WhoGirl ticket to stage their coup d'etat!
No way. I don't want the job when the people didn't vote for me. Next election I'll more likely just be a supporter. I put too much time into the campaign this year to try again. I had a detailed plan outlined of what I was going to do. The people elected the guy who they knew was going to do nothing. So let them have him.

No, I'm not bitter.




This otter-free day sounds like a great idea.
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Originally posted by Groucho
Hence the plea to keep posts on-topic.
So everyone has to post intelligently?!?! Now you ask too much.
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Better idea than my "Caption This Day! 8/23/2004" idea.
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Posting intelligently and posting on-topic are not mutally exclusive. I'm living proof of that.
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Originally posted by Groucho
Posting intelligently and posting on-topic are not mutally exclusive. I'm living proof of that.
E = M C Poop.
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I'm not going anywhere near Book Talk
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is this why this place got so dull this afternoon?

I am firmly against substantial posting (but I bet everyone already knew that).
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Originally posted by twikoff
ok
ill tell you what
ill go check out the sports forum
i hear it is pretty cool over there
And then they all can will join DTSL

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