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  1. Re: The Cathode Ray Mission: The Misc. Television Thread

    How great was the Project Runway RAINWAY?? Rain. On the runway. Amazing. Probably the greatest hour of television since The Sopranos series finale.
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    Re: Computer SOS!

    Yeah, I'll be automatically backing up all files I do have to a cloud system every night. Also, sorry if it wasn't clear, but mine is a hybrid HDD/SSD drive. At this point, I think I'll avoid...
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    Re: Computer SOS!

    I'm probably being dumb here, Vog, but I'm not sure why I would need the SSD since I don't game, edit, design, develop or dl massive files. Just think of me as a post-menopausal career woman. As...
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    Re: Computer SOS!

    Yep!
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    Re: Computer SOS!

    Vogina - you're awesome, thanks. If only you were around a little earlier! My laptop's gone into production now, but I'm not too worried about the integrated graphics card or the hard drive - mine...
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    Re: Computer SOS!

    Re: warranties - I'm scarred by a bad experience. My old HP laptop had a complete meltdown 2 days after my standard 1-year warranty expired. Paying for the maximum warranty stuff works for me. ...
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    Re: Computer SOS!

    Really? I am the furthest thing from an expert on these matters, but I spent several days doing research and haven't found anything remotely comparable for that price. Keep in mind, $1.1k is the ...
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    Re: Computer SOS!

    Yeah, that's a nearly two year old review for an earlier model of the laptop I was describing. I noticed that it's actually quite difficult to find comprehensive reviews of the newer laptop models...
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    Re: Computer SOS!

    Thanks guys. Funny you should mention Costco. Just found what appears to be a great deal on their website. Thoughts?

    ACER ASPIRE V5 TOUCH SCREEN
    15.6" HD touchscreen
    Intel Core i7
    12gb...
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    Re: Computer SOS!

    In the market for a new laptop and given the fact that I last bought a computer during the second Bush administration, I'm actively seeking recommendations on brands/manufacturers (to look for or to...
  11. Re: KATE BUSH to play first live shows in 35 years!!!

    Uhhh... no. David Bowie (and others) were not on stage with Bush. Still, the show sounds amazing. Very jealous of those who will be able to attend.

    Kate Bush fans storm Twitter with false...
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    Re: Schoolio's Movie Corner

    My parents took me out to see Basic Instinct when I was 10. We had the birds and the bees talk when we got home.
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    Re: Schoolio's Movie Corner

    Alamo Drafthouse Cinema coming to downtown LA.
  14. Re: It's raining actresses caught in car jams

    So, this photo is pretty much perfect:

    https://images.indiegogo.com/file_attachments/642248/files/20140611125457-lauren-bacall-white.jpg


    One thing that greatly impressed me about Bacall was...
  15. Re: The Thread In Which We Post Our Facebook Friends' Annoying Status Updates

    Just made the fatal error of getting into a "debate" with an avowed Zionist on FB. I can't believe I fell into that trap.
  16. Re: The Cathode Ray Mission: The Misc. Television Thread

    Anyone caught Steven Soderbergh's The Knick on Cinemax? Heard very good things about it. Interesting that it ended up on Cinemax and not HBO. I don't have cable, but the pilot is up on YouTube and...
  17. Re: It Rubs The Lotion On Its Skin: A Thread About Dating

    My friend got the following message from some creeper on OK Cupid:
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    Re: The Killing on AMC

    I finished it yesterday. Meh. The main reason to watch is the still excellent performances of the Mireille Enos and Joel Kinnaman and the beautifully shot moody atmosphere. Otherwise, I didn't...
  19. Re: The Cathode Ray Mission: The Misc. Television Thread

    Thanks, Vasoline and Nathan! Will give it a go!
  20. Re: FITCHELLA 2015! LETS DO THIS THING!

    RIP.
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    Re: Schoolio's Movie Corner

    Hmmm, it's just a tease. I don't know what to think yet.

    sNVGDZHRJXM
  22. Re: FITCHELLA 2015! LETS DO THIS THING!

    Seconded.



    Ran a 10 miler over the weekend. I'm supremely jealous of people with thigh gap. Thank God for Aquaphor and Body Glide.
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    Re: Schoolio's Movie Corner

    Packer, you are adorable.
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    Re: Schoolio's Movie Corner

    Yes, tension city! That man gave us several of the finest American films. He can almost be forgiven for having a daughter who wrote the screenplay to Rachel Getting Married.
  25. Re: The Cathode Ray Mission: The Misc. Television Thread

    At a meeting today, a colleague was saying that his wife, who is British, installed something on their computer that allows them to gain access to British video websites which are geo-restricted to...
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    Re: The Gays* Only Thread

    Aw, that's great, Jorge. Apparently, it's not "just" a random picture. Farley and Roddy were apparently each others first.
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    Re: The Gays* Only Thread

    Actors Farley Granger, Roddy Mcdowall and cock-blocker Jane Powell taking a break from filming in 1953.

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    Re: Schoolio's Movie Corner

    Yeah, that opening sequence is beautifully done.
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    Re: The Gays* Only Thread

    Jorge - I only saw one film from Outfest this year - Bad Hair. It's about an impoverished Venezuelan single mother who viciously takes out all of her frustrations on her effeminate young son. It's...
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    Re: The Gays* Only Thread

    Yeah, I saw it a couple of months ago. To be honest, I didn't think much of it. I don't think it's anywhere nearly as good as, the admittedly flawed, Brokeback Mountain. Seems like a lazy...
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    Re: Schoolio's Movie Corner

    I LOVED Birth. It's actually my favorite of Glazer's films. It's a wonderfully moody, atmospheric and stylish film. It's part horror, part supernatural thriller, part psychological melodrama. At...
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    Re: Schoolio's Movie Corner

    Thought he looked familiar! I suppose if you're into that non-actor, no craft thing he was fine.
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    Finally watched Rachel Getting Married with a few friends tonight. Everyone was cooing madly about what a masterfully directed film it was. I, uhh, I can't say I share that sentiment. I'm kind of...
  34. Re: The Office Space Thread II - humanitarian edition

    Good luck getting that raise, amyzz!
  35. Re: It's raining Emmy and Tony Winning Ladies Who Lunch

    A friend posted this on Facebook this morning. I remember seeing this live as a kid in the mid 90s and thinking who IS this strange, boozy, slightly scary woman? I think was my first exposure to...
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    Re: Schoolio's Movie Corner

    Heads up. Both The Immigrant and The Master are now available on Netflix.
  37. Re: The Cathode Ray Mission: The Misc. Television Thread

    Thanks for the background, VG. That's hilarious that one of the show runners went back to Homeland. As The Bridge's serial killer plot continued to strain credulity, I kept thinking it was getting...
  38. It's raining Emmy and Tony Winning Ladies Who Lunch

    One of the last great showbiz broads...
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    Re: Hey, Books

    Just finished some more non-fiction from last year: The Blood Telegram: Nixon, Kissinger and a Forgotten Genocide by Gary J. Bass. It's a fascinating and pretty shocking inside look at how Nixon and...
  40. Re: The Cathode Ray Mission: The Misc. Television Thread

    Just finished season 1 of FX's The Bridge. It started off promisingly - especially with a really superb and appropriately odd central performance of Diane Kruger as a high-functioning autistic (I...
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    Re: The Gays* Only Thread

    Man, Scruff really drains my phone's battery.
  42. Re: The Office Space Thread II - humanitarian edition

    Additional Skills: Misogyny
  43. Re: The Office Space Thread II - humanitarian edition

    ThatGirl - I'm not at all surprised that some of the senior execs you have to deal with are arrogant, but, yeah, the behavior Nathan was describing wasn't just arrogant, but bizarre.
  44. Re: The Cathode Ray Mission: The Misc. Television Thread

    So, I don't mean to discount anyone's experience with a piece of art - we all experience things differently - but I'm calling bullshit here. To be clear, I was mistaken. I hadn't seen And the Band...
  45. Re: ThatGirl's Job Search-Resume Questions /Help Thread

    From the article:


    I love the creativity, but he went from college grad to Creative Director? Must be a start-up.
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    Re: Hey, Books

    What the what? That sounds like an amazing night. I love JCM! And Pale Fire is my favorite Nabokov as well.

    I decided to get some non-fiction in. Just wrapping up Bright-Sided: How Positive...
  47. Re: The Office Space Thread II - humanitarian edition

    WTF? Why would anyone be rude to a recruiter? Is that normal behavior in your line of work? I'm guessing you're... not recruiting senior executives.
  48. Re: Weird rash? Genitals leaking green fluid? Have some Illegitimate Medical Advice!!

    Holy shit, Playa. That sounds awful.

    So, this is kinda embarrassing, but whatever. I won't have health insurance again until later this year - ah, work transitions. The last two weeks, I've...
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    Re: All that Jazz

    When I was in the UK last year, I saw the great jazz vocalist Cleo Laine, age 85, performing in concert. Though she was clearly showing signs of her age (having to stay seated during the entire...
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    Re: The Gays* Only Thread

    Pittsburgh Pride looks like a blast! I'm a bad gay. I didn't do LA or Long Beach Pride this year. In fact, during LA Pride weekend, I was having a mini-reunion with several friends from high...
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