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Forum: Book Talk
06-13-19, 06:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 722
Posted By brainee

Re: What Are You Reading? (June 2019)

Yeah, I'm getting through a lot of reading these days :D Finished:
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This is a little...
Forum: TV Talk
06-12-19, 08:37 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,264
Posted By brainee

Re: The Amazing Race Season 31 Premieres Wednesday April 17th at 9/8c

I wonder how many crimes have gone unsolved when Bret was the one searching for evidence? :D

Has anyone ever switched challenges three times at a single detour? Absolutely crazy ... they fully...
Forum: HD Talk
06-12-19, 01:22 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,361
Posted By brainee

Re: So what's holding you back from 4K?

My 67" 3D 1080p TV is still working perfectly fine. When it breaks (it's over 10 years old) I'll go 4K. When the PS5 comes out 4K will be more tempting (even though I'd lose the 3D). But not now.
Forum: Sports Talk
06-10-19, 03:55 PM
Replies: 1,264
Views: 57,218
Posted By brainee

Re: The 2019 Pro Wrestling Thread

Even when the product is crappy, live shows are pretty much always fun!
Forum: Book Talk
06-10-19, 03:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 722
Posted By brainee

Re: What Are You Reading? (June 2019)

Finished:
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I thought this was just great. Gregory is an excellent writer, I thought...
Forum: Sports Talk
06-10-19, 09:42 AM
Replies: 1,264
Views: 57,218
Posted By brainee

Re: The 2019 Pro Wrestling Thread

NJPW is a lot more open to letting guys work in other places than WWE. Chris Jericho continues to appear for New Japan (and was in the main event of Dominion). ROH titles are mentioned and defended...
06-10-19, 09:34 AM
Replies: 512
Views: 42,249
Posted By brainee

Re: The VR Thread (Oculus Rift, Vive, Playstation VR)

Despite me saying (probably in this very thread) that I was holding off until PS5, I broke down and got a PSVR a month ago (the Beat Saber/Borderlands 2 bundle). I havenít been able to play that...
06-10-19, 09:12 AM
Replies: 365
Views: 22,981
Posted By brainee

Re: Spider-Man (Insomniac Games) PS4 (9/7/18)

$20 is my price point too, for sure. Though knowing me, by the time I get around to playing it itíll be a PS+ freebie :doh: The ďDays of PlayĒ sale is just a constant thing that runs through 6/17...
Forum: Book Talk
06-08-19, 03:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 340
Posted By brainee

Re: Please Recommend A Good Psychological Thriller/Horror Novel

I haven't read too much new psychological thriller/horror recently. But looking through my Goodreads history, books in that genre that I've given good ratings for were:

A Headful of Ghosts and The...
Forum: Sports Talk
06-08-19, 01:39 PM
Replies: 1,264
Views: 57,218
Posted By brainee

Re: The 2019 Pro Wrestling Thread

So you're saying Super Showdown wasn't "equal to or better" than Wrestlemania as WWE has been promising? -ptth-

I knew Jon Moxley (aka Dean Ambrose) signed with AEW but I didn't realize he also...
Forum: TV Talk
06-06-19, 09:43 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,264
Posted By brainee

Re: The Amazing Race Season 31 Premieres Wednesday April 17th at 9/8c

The public U Turn vote was an interesting twist. Iíve been getting tired of the sistersí drama so donít mind seeing them gone.

That crossbow challenge mustíve been a lot harder than it looked....
Forum: Movie Talk
06-05-19, 08:49 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,477
Posted By brainee

Re: Most diverse director?

Damn you ... while I'll typing out this long response you beat me to the punch with a single name post :lol:
Forum: Movie Talk
06-05-19, 08:48 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,477
Posted By brainee

Re: Most diverse director?

Robert Wise is a director whose diversity has always been striking to me. It's not just that he's done high level work in a different genres ... but his movies are so different from each other it's...
Forum: Book Talk
06-04-19, 05:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 722
Posted By brainee

Re: What Are You Reading? (June 2019)

Finished:
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China Mieville has been one of my favorite writers over the last 20 years....
Forum: Book Talk
06-03-19, 10:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 649
Posted By brainee

Re: I'm writing a different kind of zombie story...

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Good advice. I remember a book from the 80s called Wet Work that had as its premise zombies being organized and actively hunting humans for food. And The Strain and The Passage...
Forum: Sports Talk
06-02-19, 04:54 PM
Replies: 1,264
Views: 57,218
Posted By brainee

Re: The 2019 Pro Wrestling Thread

I just finished myself. The sad part is that I can't see a path to things changing as long as Vince is there. And as Moxley says, Vince isn't leaving as long as he's alive.

Pretty much why I've...
Forum: Book Talk
06-02-19, 02:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 722
Posted By brainee

What Are You Reading? (June 2019)

Finished:
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My 4th book by Daryl Gregory (after Spoonbenders, Pandemonium, and The...
Forum: Movie Talk
06-02-19, 02:26 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,882
Posted By brainee

Re: Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019, D: Michael Dougherty) -- The Spoiler Filled Reviews Thread

I did manage to make it to an IMAX screen yesterday. Glad I went since I think that's a format this movie shines in. Made it easy to overlook stuff and just be carried away with the spectacle.

I...
Forum: Other Talk
05-31-19, 12:46 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,792
Posted By brainee

Re: Illinois highway toll by plate and the fines you get. Vent

So glad I don't have to regularly drive in Illinois anymore (which I did in the 90s). The combination of obnoxious tolls, almost criminal speed traps (my mom once got a ticket for speeding by 10 mph...
Forum: Movie Talk
05-29-19, 01:43 PM
Replies: 435
Views: 34,226
Posted By brainee

Re: Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019, Dougherty) S: Mothra, Rodan, Ghidorah, Eleven

This is a textbook example of a movie where the Rotten Tomatoes rating has zero impact on me seeing it or not.

I am a little concerned about comments I've seen complaining about how the battles...
Forum: Movie Talk
05-25-19, 02:08 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 5,203
Posted By brainee

Re: Does the Rotten Tomatoes score matter to you in deciding to see a movie?

I voted when this thread was posted three years ago: "Sometimes, depends on the type of movie"

There are far too many ways to watch movies these days for me to see everything that sounds like it...
Forum: TV Talk
05-23-19, 09:41 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,264
Posted By brainee

Re: The Amazing Race Season 31 Premieres Wednesday April 17th at 9/8c

That was a mean fake-out with the skyscraper. Everyone went there expecting an amazing thrill ride and then they had to do a memory challenge :lol:

Iím OK with the idea of head to head challenges...
Forum: Sports Talk
05-20-19, 02:14 PM
Replies: 1,264
Views: 57,218
Posted By brainee

Re: The 2019 Pro Wrestling Thread

You can maybe tell by my lack of commentary in this thread that I've pretty much checked out of WWE. And stuff like this is why. Having a part-timer hold MitB really defeats much of the value for me...
Forum: Book Talk
05-20-19, 02:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,075
Posted By brainee

Re: What Are You Reading? (May 2019)

Finished:
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My second Tremblay book (after Head Full of Ghosts). Like that one, this...
Forum: Other Talk
05-18-19, 07:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 400
Posted By brainee

Re: How much do you pay for auto insurance?

I just got my bill from State Farm. As mentioned, it's really hard to compare since there are so many different options. But FWIW: $460/6 months on a 2012 VW Golf.

The past few years the bill has...
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