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    The 'Not So Famous Celebrity' Death Thread :(

    I even liked his brief appearance in Dawn of the Dead. Evidently he was in Pulp Fiction as well, which I don't remember.
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    Take A Pic Of Your Dinner!

    New favourite thing. "American style grilled cheese sandwich". It's literally a fried cheese butty. It's fucking magical.
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    Mortal Kombat 11 | April 23rd 2019

    When it says "pre-order today", I wonder how close to launch you can pre order and still get Shang Tsung? Day before? Planning on getting the Premium edition, but want to use Microsoft Rewards to knock as much off as possible...
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    The Commodore 64 Appreciation Thread

    The Christmas I got my disk drive, I got this compilation with it. Loved it. I remember Beach Head 2 being particularly good in 2 player mode. And of course Spy Hunter, Gauntlet, Raid Over Moscow, Impossible Mission, Bruce Lee, World Games... Amazing compilation.
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    Billions

    Loved the parking permit thing. Raised a proper laugh each time it came out. Has John Malkovich ever done a convincing Russian accent?
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    Vroooommmmm!

    You've put the gear lever on the wrong side...
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    The Commodore 64 Appreciation Thread

    I actually think my first game might have been Elite. We had a C16, but a mate of my brother brought his breadbin C64 round to ours one day. I'm sure Elite was one of the first things he put on. It's the thing I remember him putting on, certainly.
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    Tombstone - The Western Film Genre

    True Grit, people! True Grit! Either of them.
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    What’s the worst film you have ever seen?

    I've not read it, but my wife described bit as "the most vanilla bdsm she's ever read" My sister in law, who is an English teacher, said she just wanted to take a red pen to the whole book. And yet the author is now unbelievably rich. People are idiots.
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    Microsoft Rewards

    I'm actually quite impressed how much credit you can get doing this, even without any multiple accounts jiggery pokery. I started doing it daily at the start of the year (I've only forgotten twice since then) and I've managed to get £30 of credit in less than 3 months. I know the sale has helped that, but I reckon you can still maintain nearly a tenner a month for very little effort (I tend to do it while sat on the bog in work). I was doing it just to bring the price of MK11 down a bit (I should get £35 off by the time I preorder), but I'm going to keep building points for when the next thing comes that I have to get at launch. Which isn't very often, so I'm aiming for getting my next game "free".
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    Does anyone else not give a monkeys about that Sekiro game?

    No idea what it is. Only know what From do by reading this thread. Fairly sure I've never played any of their games. Don't feel like I've missed anything.
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    Love Death and Robots

    I've seen two episodes so far: Sonnie's Edge and Three Robots. Sonnie's Edge was just shit, to be honest. A story that's been told a million times before, terrible dialogue, rubbish action sequence, pointless nudity, hackneyed characters and a "well, duh!" twist... Nothing to redeem it, really. I quite liked Three Robots, though. Slightly heavy handed at times, but worth a watch. Going to give a couple more a go, I think.
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    The Umbrella Academy coming to Netflix

    Really enjoyed this right up until the last episode, which I felt rushed things along too quickly, the ended with what felt like a bit of a cop-out. Saying that: Interested to see where series 2 goes.
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    What’s the worst film you have ever seen?

    There's an amazing scene in Razor Blade Smile where the pvc-clad, big-titted goth chick vampire is sneaking up on someone playing tennis (supposed to be at night, but clearly in the middle of the day with a dark filter. Who the fuck plays tennis in the middle of the night anyway?) by creeping along a chain link fence, like no one can see through the CHAIN LINK fence. Yeah. Bad film. Bad, bad film.
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    What’s the worst film you have ever seen?

    I'm fairly certain that this is the only film I've paid to see (rented it on VHS) and didn't watch all the way through. It was just awful, awful, awful. Devoid of any humour. Pointless attempts at being shocking. Bad, bad film. Michael Jackson's Moonwalker sticks in my mind as being particularly bad as well. I think probably because it was the first time I was aware that a film I was watching was really bad. I also have a couple of controversial opinions on what are popular films that aren't bad films per se, but my opinion of them is so far removed from the prevailing opinion that they warrant a mention. I thought Eyes Wide Shut and Lost In Translation were both awful films. But I've seen plenty of films much worse.
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