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    Who saw Star Trek: The Motion Picture in theaters?

    I was 9 years old when I saw it in the theatre. The Klingons being "assimilated" scared the crap out of me, as did Ilia-droid breaking through the exam room door. Oh and that "transport gone wrong scene" (those screams gave me nightmares for weeks!). Otherwise---- I was hooked on Trek since...
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    What movies/shows did you love as a kid but as an adult are now quite...bad?

    I've been on an Arnie kick lately. Decided to watch "Twins" tonight for the first time in probably over 2 decades... Yeaaaah... I pretty much fast forwarded through most of it. Nearly "all" of it. Wow. Even "Red Heat" was better for me. :( Kevin
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    What movies/shows did you love as a kid but as an adult are now quite...bad?

    Ironically I watched The Running Man for the first time in decades a couple of weeks ago- the one-liners were WAY over the top in this one! And it just screams "80s" with neon, big hair, and "20 Minute Workout" costumes. Having said that, I still liked the film--- funny how the "reality game...
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    Star Trek: Questions you always wanted answers to

    Well don't get me wrong... if you think it is on par with those other terrific episodes you mentioned (Measure of a Man is one of my favourites), more power to you. When I read your list, it felt like the "One of these things is not like the other" bit on Sesame Street. ;) Haven't watched it...
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    Star Trek: Questions you always wanted answers to

    Samaritan Snare? Really? :unsure Kevin
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    Soylent Green / Rollerball...same universe? SAME UNIVERSE THREAD!

    I remember there being some talk of Blade Runner and Soldier (Kurt Russell) being in the same universe. Although not in the film itself, there is an FX shot of spaceships battling above a planet in the trailer for Soldier- this has been described as (possibly being) the Battle of Tannhauser...
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    All Star Trek movies removed from Netflix…..Why ???????

    Wait a minute! A 16 year old who loves the original Trek movies??? My faith has been restored! :) Kevin
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    Old school WWF- The Dynamite Kid (pic heavy)

    In the mid 80s I was koo-koo about wrestling (I was 15 years old in 1985). I wanted to "be" a wrestler back then. I had my favourites such as Hogan, Macho Man, Piper etc... However top of the list was The Dynamite Kid. Along with Davey Boy Smith, they were the tag team The British Bulldogs...
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    What actor is most represented your movie collection?

    Interesting and fun question. :) If we aren't counting television, Arnold tops the list with 14 films (including Pumping Iron). Number 2 is Stallone with 13. And coming in third... Bill Paxton??? (11 films) If we count television- Patrick Stewart/Lee Majors/William Shatner Kevin
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    First Mad Mad, what's the appeal?

    Dan beat me to it about the pacing of the era. AND I was going to call it Australia's answer to "Dirty Harry." :D ;) Perhaps also along the lines of "Taxi Driver" with the cathartic "bad guys get their's" climax. Kevin
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    has sesame street out lived its usefulness?

    Re: has sesame street out lived it's usefulness? OMG! Did that ever bring back a flood of memories! I used to hear that song in my head too! lol :D Kevin
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    Star Trek: TOS question: Is Nomad V´ger?

    That quote from Memory Alpha uses the Star Trek Encyclopedia as its reference, however I can find no such quote in the encyclopedia (which I own and just leafed through) under any of the headings "Q-Who", "Borg", "V'Ger", "Voyager 6" or "ST:TMP". There is no entry for "machine planet/homeworld"...
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    Actors referencing their previous roles...

    This is kind of off the wall... (comedy after all)- The Cannonball Run (coast to coast "illegal" race movie with Burt Reynolds and Dom Deluise)--- Roger Moore (famous for playing James Bond), plays a rich family's son, Seymour Goldfarb, Jr, who constantly refers to himself as Roger Moore in...
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    Actors referencing their previous roles...

    The exchange between Alan Shore (James Spader) and Denny Crane (William Shatner) on "Boston Legal": Alan Shore: "This book? The Stain Upon the Sea? It's all about these sea lice." Denny Crane: "Interesting." Alan Shore: "They call them cling-ons." Denny Crane: "Did you say Klingons?" Kevin
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    Apollo 11 Spacesuit- Neil baby! (PICS GALORE)

    Hi Mark, The neck ring was made with a plastic bucket similar to this: So basically I cut the top inch off the bucket for the ring, sanded it smooth, and sprayed it metallic red. Hope this helps! Kevin

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