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  1. Echoes
    2011-11-02 02:34
    I feel the math problems have been the easiest to solve thus far, and I like that, because I've been struggling with a few of the other ones.

    It's hard to describe how great Seinfeld is in words, but I'll try. The humor is extremely well written, with jokes that are hilarious without ever feeling forced or tacked on, and it always ties together very well. Each episode stands on its own. But most of all, the characters are sublime. Some of the funniest characters in all of fiction, no question about it. Its unique approach to humor is still unmatched, I don't think there will ever be another Kramer or another George. Lastly, it's very refreshing that the show can be funny without resorting to anything ridiculous. With very few exceptions, the show is down to earth and about the little things, and the characters' chemistry do the work.

    Yeah, better safe than sorry. I'm usually trying not to let that kind of stuff get to me; I walk the streets at 4 am if I feel like it, but I'm having more trepidation about it. A woman got knocked out with a glass bottle so hard the bottle broke for saying no to two men who asked her if she wanted drugs not too far from here. Yesterday a handicapped, paralyzed man got robbed on the street. How fucked up is that?
  2. Echoes
    2011-11-02 01:18
    I like wordplay too, and math, because I feel like that's the one I'm generally strongest at.

    I hate sitcoms, but there's one exception, and that's Seinfeld. The only non-animated television comedy that I love.

    Hopefully it's just the police being prudent with what they are letting out. They often choose to err on the side of caution and not say anything until they're completely sure.
  3. Echoes
    2011-11-01 23:59
    Transformers helped be solidify my disdain for modern cinema.

    When you're at it for that long, it's hard to feel rewarded even when you crack it.

    I think that hope would kill me. Like George from Seinfeld, "My hope is to become hopeless."

    Not pleasant for anyone. I hope the guy gets caught as quickly as possible.
  4. Echoes
    2011-11-01 23:31
    Same here. I hated the first one too, but the second was offensively stupid.

    So far, that's definitely been true. Hate those things!

    Yeah... a man can dream though.. a man can dream.

    That's good, but of course it's a small consolation at this point. Sounds like you got a game-plan, you're keeping it together, and that's admirable.
  5. Echoes
    2011-11-01 22:59
    Those are some bad, bad movies.

    Yeah, I bet there are a lot harder puzzles along the way. This one was hard, but more-so, it was annoying, since it was time-consuming and involved so much back-stepping. Not looking forward to the one you explained.

    When I watch those kinds of movies, I always think that things look really lame in comparison now. We need a breath of fresh air in the style department.

    It can't get much worse than that, I hope that's not the case. I would not hold up well in your situation, so hang in there. It's making me very angry just by hearing about it, it's making me want to turn vigilante.
  6. Echoes
    2011-11-01 21:57
    Yeah, someone being too insistent on something can sometimes have the opposite effect.

    I wouldn't show something like Saw either, it's just too much. Plus, I'm generally trying to bring some decent horror movies when I visit her and my sisters, so most of the Saw movies are disqualified by definition. :P

    They're all good, it all depends on how well it fits together with the rest of the character design. Blue is great too, now that I think about it...

    That thing was forged in the fiery depths of hell, it was.

    It's a very interesting period. Attitudes towards many things were... not great, but boy did they have style in spades!

    That's horrible, I'm very sorry, and it brings me great sadness, even though I didn't even know her. I hope you feel better too, it's hard to get through those things, I hope you'll manage. There's so much senseless violence and cruelty in the world, I wish I could do something about it.
  7. Kev-kun
    2011-11-01 15:44
    Haha well thereyou go guess its more of an 'American thing'

    But for sure.. Chinese is one of the world's hardest language imo... But even so.. English isn't that wasy either... No such thing as an easy language

    True that lol so basically its another design to get money and for people to hog the controller (jokes) well its not a bad idea but rather weird isn't it?

    Haha no idea here... No much of a gamer RPG's would be his next pick

    *grabs mop* well better get started Is awyumi your fav TWGOK character?
    Ah ok.. Guess that would be rather cramming to fit in another series.. Idolm@ster ends in 7 eps I think? Working not sure...

    But you've already got one
  8. Echoes
    2011-11-01 06:19
    True that. It's important to keep an open mind, although that easier said than done at times.

    Luckily I've never been forced to sit through enough of something to forcibly change my mind. I don't think my mother will ever grow to like Saw-like movies either, but she might drift to where she tolerates violence and gore to a higher level.

    Thanks, indeed!

    Pink hair is nice. I have a propensity for green and blond hair personally, but I love every color of the rainbow. At least when it comes to anime hair.

    Looking forward to it. Played a little further, just got past the clock-tower and took a break there. That sliding-puzzle apple drove me off the wall. Sorry for the late answer, my computer broke down twice... old piece of junk. >-<

    Edit: I just had to mention Boardwalk Empire again. Yes, it is damn smooth! Steve Buscemi plays an amazing role, everything looks, sounds and feels like the 20s, and the writing is just top notch. One of the best television series I've ever seen. It deals with everything that was going on at the time. The prohibition era, racial tensions and the rise of the KKK, women's struggle to gain the right to vote, it's all there.
  9. Echoes
    2011-11-01 04:45
    Yeah. It's fine to compare, but to assume that it conforms to the same trends that are popular now isn't a good idea; at least watch it on its own merit.

    I think my mother is along the same lines. She's not big on violence and gore either, though my younger sisters "force" her to sit through horrible "horror" movies when they're there, so she's getting more used to it I guess. Some people just have different sensibilities, and a movie that's know for its "ultra-violence" won't appeal to them.

    Yeah, thanks. It was a good while ago, perhaps as much as a decade ago, and it's been quiet since, and with it being easier to catch as well, it's not a huge concern anymore, albeit an unpleasant through from time to time.

    Those are all great. Overall, I found season 2's characters quite a bit weaker than the first's, but it was still very enjoyable. Weird how they put almost exclusively normal (black and brown) colored hair girls in the second season, while the first tasted the rainbow. Never seen Shugo Chara, and from what I've seen, it looks pretty girly aesthetically, but there's nothing wrong with as far as I'm concerned. In fact, I'm usually more concerned that a show will go too far in the other direction; shoujo is generally preferable to shounen to me. It generally has better themes and less shallow stories.

    I was just playing some more now (why it took me some time to respond), and Simon just got murdered and I'm heading out to investigate.
  10. Echoes
    2011-11-01 03:13
    It's easy to feel that way, especially if you're looking it the show after being exposed to dozens of weak and boring male leads that seem to have become popular in recent years. It's a trivial mistake to confuse Shinji with one of them, and those do usually drag the show down.

    Thanks! While I love A Clockwork Orange, I think it's an absolutely brilliant film; it's not the sort of movie I expect everyone to enjoy, or even tolerate. The movie has two rape scenes, plenty of unpleasant violence and a plot that questions very serious issues not everyone is prepared to think about. I don't know if I'd recommend it to my mother either.

    Heh, good thing she was checking on you there, yeah. You're probably right about driving, but it's not something I'm going to start doing unless I really have to. If I get a job that I can't walk or take public transportation to, for instance. I had never heard the word thrombus before, I'm used to the Norwegian term for it, but it sounds correct that it has something do with thrombi. It's basically a condition where vein become clotted, which caused internal bleeding and other serious issues. I'm being imprecise because medical terms are not something I'm very familiar with in English, but essentially the veins clog. The Norwegian term literally translates to "blood-plug", as in the one in your sink. Thanks for your concern, she has recovered several years ago now, after the major surgery it was fixed, but there's always the chance that it'll happen again. At least now they'll know; last time the major complications were due to a huge misdiagnosis because of the rarity of the condition.

    Aye, there's little to dislike. In any other series, I'm sure she'd be the star of the show for me, but with Kami Nomi, especially the first season, I've got my hands full with Kanon and Elsie. I haven't heard her in that role, I think.

    I'm actually playing a little bit of Layton right now. Chasing after the white cat and finding myself at the inn right now. Boardwalk Empire is one of the few newer TV series that are just amazing. Huge budget, authentic 1920s feel, Steve Buscemi as a slick two-faced mayor/gangster. It's awesome.

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