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Forum: Movie Reviews 3 hours ago
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Movie Forums Top 100 of the Aughts (the 00s) - Preliminary Thread
Posted By Yoda
Re: Movie Forums Top 100 of the Aughts (the 00s) - Preliminary Thread

No promises but I'm thinking Monday. Gives me time to finish up a few tech things.
Forum: Movie Reviews 5 hours ago
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Movie Forums Top 100 of the Aughts (the 00s) - Preliminary Thread
Posted By Yoda
Re: Movie Forums Top 100 of the Aughts (the 00s) - Preliminary Thread

Particular thanks to Thief, not just for curating all this, but for doing so while being a bit newer to the whole place and process than most past curators. I'm sure that must've been a little nerve...
Forum: Movie Reviews 5 hours ago
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Movie Forums Top 100 of the Aughts (the 00s) - Preliminary Thread
Posted By Yoda
Re: Movie Forums Top 100 of the Aughts (the 00s) - Preliminary Thread

Thank you everyone for participating, 88 ballots is a great turnout. Should be a really fun list.
Forum: Movie Reviews 16 hours ago
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Movie Forums Top 100 of the Aughts (the 00s) - Preliminary Thread
Posted By Yoda
Re: Movie Forums Top 100 of the Aughts (the 00s) - Preliminary Thread

We've got 86! Third all-time now.

About 90 minutes left until the deadline.
Forum: Movie Reviews 19 hours ago
Replies: 493
Movie Forums Top 100 of the Aughts (the 00s) - Preliminary Thread
Posted By Yoda
We're up to 85. That's tied for third all time....

We're up to 85. That's tied for third all time. One more and it's third outright.
Forum: Movie Reviews 1 day ago
Replies: 493
Movie Forums Top 100 of the Aughts (the 00s) - Preliminary Thread
Posted By Yoda
lol we more than doubled this in four days. ...

lol we more than doubled this in four days.

The late rush continues to be ridiculous on these things, though it wouldn't surprise me if this is the most dramatic example of it.
Forum: Movie Reviews 1 day ago
Replies: 493
Movie Forums Top 100 of the Aughts (the 00s) - Preliminary Thread
Posted By Yoda
I have to do a double take every time someone...

I have to do a double take every time someone says that because I live in Pittsburgh and this is one of our biggest health care providers:

83197
Forum: Movie Reviews 1 day ago
Replies: 493
Movie Forums Top 100 of the Aughts (the 00s) - Preliminary Thread
Posted By Yoda
Blonde lady math GIF again. Is it a film called...

Blonde lady math GIF again. Is it a film called Fast 2 Furious ranked 22nd?

Reminds me of that old Mitch Hedberg (RIP) joke:

"I wish I had cool phone number, something like 222-2222. I would...
Forum: Movie Reviews 1 day ago
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Movie Forums Top 100 of the Aughts (the 00s) - Preliminary Thread
Posted By Yoda
Well played. I have no plans to bring back...

Well played.

I have no plans to bring back the hopelessly elaborate riddles. :laugh: Not unless I have a fit of inspiration and a sudden increase in free time which seems very very not...
Forum: Movie Reviews 1 day ago
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Movie Forums Top 100 of the Aughts (the 00s) - Preliminary Thread
Posted By Yoda
I can neither confirm nor deny whether you have...

I can neither confirm nor deny whether you have maybe possibly parsed my secret coded language.
Forum: Movie Reviews 1 day ago
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Movie Forums Top 100 of the Aughts (the 00s) - Preliminary Thread
Posted By Yoda
Re: Movie Forums Top 100 of the Aughts (the 00s) - Preliminary Thread

I will continue to neither confirm nor deny that the top spot has switched back and forth several times over the last two days.
Forum: Movie Reviews 1 day ago
Replies: 493
Movie Forums Top 100 of the Aughts (the 00s) - Preliminary Thread
Posted By Yoda
Re: Movie Forums Top 100 of the Aughts (the 00s) - Preliminary Thread

We're at 80! Fourth all-time.

Next mark is 3rd place, with 85 (the 1960s list).
Forum: Movie Reviews 1 day ago
Replies: 493
Movie Forums Top 100 of the Aughts (the 00s) - Preliminary Thread
Posted By Yoda
Re: Movie Forums Top 100 of the Aughts (the 00s) - Preliminary Thread

The next person to submit a list will bring us to 79, tied for the fourth-highest ballot total since we started doing these (this is the 18th, I believe).
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 day ago
Replies: 39
Things that annoy you in Zombie movies. Or things you could do without
Posted By Yoda
Re: Things that annoy you in Zombie movies. Or things you could do wit

Zombies allow you to have gore without guilt (for the most part). Same reason you might have aliens, robots, or Nazis.
Forum: Upcoming Movies & Sequels 1 day ago
Replies: 122
The Suicide Squad
Posted By Yoda
Re: The Suicide Squad

I actually wondered if you'd find that too easy/obvious to actually enjoy. It is kind of cheap, the comedy equivalent of giving a character a dog to make you like them, but yeah I think it worked...
Forum: Upcoming Movies & Sequels 1 day ago
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The Suicide Squad
Posted By Yoda
Re: The Suicide Squad

Nah, not automatically. There's definitely a lazy version of all this. But Gunn's a pretty talented director and definitely "gets" fun, and I think he came up with some pretty fun stuff for this one....
Forum: Movie Reviews 1 day ago
Replies: 493
Movie Forums Top 100 of the Aughts (the 00s) - Preliminary Thread
Posted By Yoda
I'm too lazy to Google that blonde lady math GIF...

I'm too lazy to Google that blonde lady math GIF but just pretend I posted that.
Forum: Movie Reviews 1 day ago
Replies: 493
Movie Forums Top 100 of the Aughts (the 00s) - Preliminary Thread
Posted By Yoda
Re: Movie Forums Top 100 of the Aughts (the 00s) - Preliminary Thread

For sure, everyone decides for themselves how to judge that. A list can be a reflection of someone's life, an expression of the medium, or even an expression of the distance between the two.

I'm...
Forum: Upcoming Movies & Sequels 1 day ago
Replies: 122
The Suicide Squad
Posted By Yoda
Re: The Suicide Squad

Guess there's no accounting for that last bit, particularly since that's basically the entire point of the film: creative gore and adult (well, for some definition of the word) humor. I think "MCU...
Forum: Movie Reviews 1 day ago
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Movie Forums Top 100 of the Aughts (the 00s) - Preliminary Thread
Posted By Yoda
Re: Movie Forums Top 100 of the Aughts (the 00s) - Preliminary Thread

I guess I'll have to program in a little thingy like I did for the years to throw an error if a film is too weird.
Forum: Movie Reviews 1 day ago
Replies: 493
Movie Forums Top 100 of the Aughts (the 00s) - Preliminary Thread
Posted By Yoda
Oh surely you liked a few normie films during...

Oh surely you liked a few normie films during that decade...
Forum: Movie Reviews 1 day ago
Replies: 493
Movie Forums Top 100 of the Aughts (the 00s) - Preliminary Thread
Posted By Yoda
This is a *very* common sentiment, FWIW, but you...

This is a *very* common sentiment, FWIW, but you really don't need to feel like an expert in the period to participate. The countdowns are a mix of all kinds of tastes and experience levels and that...
Forum: Upcoming Movies & Sequels 1 day ago
Replies: 122
The Suicide Squad
Posted By Yoda
Re: The Suicide Squad

what, why

I thought it was pretty fun, though how much of that was me thinking "wow this is so much better than the other one" is maybe a little difficult to parse.
Forum: Movie Reviews 1 day ago
Replies: 493
Movie Forums Top 100 of the Aughts (the 00s) - Preliminary Thread
Posted By Yoda
Yeah, sorry, gotta use a desktop. Just one thing...

Yeah, sorry, gotta use a desktop. Just one thing too many, coding up a version for mobile, and to be honest the way the tool works it would be pretty awkward anyway.

If you absolutely cannot get...
Forum: Movie Reviews 1 day ago
Replies: 493
Movie Forums Top 100 of the Aughts (the 00s) - Preliminary Thread
Posted By Yoda
I have a post about this earlier, short version...

I have a post about this earlier, short version is I couldn't remember offhand if the day listed was "by this day" or "on this day," and I had to run off to work without checking and I figured better...