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Old 21.11.2016, 19:41
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Am having the same problem with The Missing. Since when did we need a higher level of education in order to watch TV? Or maybe that's just me
At least The Missing is all on BBC Iplayer - or PM for a synopsis!


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Old 21.11.2016, 19:42
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Westworld.

There is a groundhog day feel to it at the start.. and it takes a little while to figure out who the hosts are and who the visitors/humans are.. then there are the technicians, game creators/narrators.. not to mention the mysterious connection hinted at between some of the staff and the hosts, and why some hosts seem more aware than others.. there are sections of the park that are off limits/or areas of the original park no longer in use - a mysterious world within a world? And to top it off: there is the struggle between the shareholders/owners/ success/profits and the original park creation/host creators/artistry.

Anthony Hopkins' character is the thread that loosely ties all together, or is he? If Hopkins is good or evil remains to be seen; he certainly has a dark edgeness to him - he's very watchable, mesmerizing in fact.

I will watch episode 8 this week. Episode 7 blew me away, never expected..


I assume some of the techs/ "people" are just other hosts who don't know it and are cheaper than real people. Ish. I'm also wondering who Ed Harris' character will turn out to be.


Maybe I'll stop for now and get the whole thing on DVD later.
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Old 22.11.2016, 12:12
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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. Dammit!
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Old 22.11.2016, 20:44
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Stressful day, good riddance to it.

In my PJs ready to chill but my scrabble app won't work and there's no chocolate.
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Old 23.11.2016, 01:40
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Stressful day, good riddance to it.

In my PJs ready to chill but my scrabble app won't work and there's no chocolate.
No chocolate in a Swiss house? Quel horreur!
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Old 23.11.2016, 03:07
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Watching Tangled at 3am with Little Rufus because she's been ill and is now wide awake.
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Old 23.11.2016, 10:41
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Watching Tangled at 3am with Little Rufus because she's been ill and is now wide awake.
Me too, up in the wee small hours with a sick child. Read your post at 3 am, but was too tired to tap any keys to respond

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Old 23.11.2016, 11:35
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Me too, up in the wee small hours with a sick child. Read your post at 3 am, but was too tired to tap any keys to respond
I feel your pain. LR finally stopped throwing up at 4, slept from 5 ... and was awake demanding juice and crackers at 9.

There isn't enough caffeine in the world today. Am seriously considering a chocolate-only lunch... she's on toast!
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Old 23.11.2016, 11:47
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Running out of blue paperclips and blue plastic folders, to keep company documents together, which is throwing the matching colour scheme with the company logo out.

I don't get paid enough for this kind of upset.
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Old 23.11.2016, 14:12
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Xmas lights and decorations. Next year I might suggest to the neighbors to put them up in September.
This weekend I decided to make a start on the christmas lights. Finding their usual storage box to be empty I checked the tree, and lo and behold, they were still there since last year. I just changed the battery and they came back to life.
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Old 25.11.2016, 20:53
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Finished watching the news, shouted out to my son he can watch Top Gear now, as TV's free. Shouted back: It's the Grand Tour, you can not call it Top Gear anymore..

Could a Mother get any thicker.. why didn't I know that?

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Old 08.12.2016, 13:29
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I put too much lime juice in the guacamole and we're all out of avocados

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I put too much lime juice in the guacamole and we're all out of avocados

Goddamit
Put a splash of alcohol in and you won't notice
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Old 10.12.2016, 18:25
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Escalators that don't work are very confusing to the mind, should one step forward or stand still?
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Old 10.12.2016, 18:34
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Filling Coop bags with firewood in the dark when it's cold outside is really... hang on, that isn't really a first world problem is it?

Never mind...
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Old 10.12.2016, 19:27
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

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No, that sounds like a piece of heaven.
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No, that sounds like a piece of heaven.
It was in October. Now - not so much!
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Old 10.12.2016, 19:43
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Old 13.12.2016, 18:48
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I'm making the kids eat leftovers for dinner tonight




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Old 14.12.2016, 00:06
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

On my work-issued Mac I'm sorely missing the MS Windows keyboard shortcuts Alt+underline for quick pull-down menu item access.

To my shock these underlined letters in menus have been hidden since Windows 7, but I didn't notice on my old computer where I configured the "Windows XP" look&feel.
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