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by Tim Kelly
Thu Sep 10, 2020 8:04 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Diana Rigg
Replies: 6
Views: 369

Re: Diana Rigg

For everybody who was watching "The Avengers" in the 60s, a part of out childhood has died. We are all the poorer.
by Tim Kelly
Sat Aug 01, 2020 10:05 pm
Forum: Requests
Topic: Cannonball scene?
Replies: 3
Views: 1022

Re: Cannonball scene?

I remember the scene; I don't know how the chick ended up in the quicksand, but I remember how the driver rescued her; he attached a rope to the truck's towbar and pulled her out that way. When she tried to thank him, he said, "Don't thank me, thank her!", pointing to his truck. So she wen...
by Tim Kelly
Mon Jun 29, 2020 5:47 pm
Forum: Nuggets
Topic: TV quicksand prank
Replies: 6
Views: 1405

Re: TV quicksand prank

Two points I want to raise;
1) It's NOT funny when the victims are kids,
2) How many lawsuits did they have to deal with afterwards?
Or did one of the victims beat the perpetrator do a well-deserved bloody pulp afterwards?
by Tim Kelly
Tue Apr 21, 2020 8:56 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: We've lost another national treasure
Replies: 2
Views: 752

We've lost another national treasure

Here in Britain, a day of national mourning; Tim Brooke-Taylor has died at the age of 79, on Easter Sunday, of coronavirus. He was best known for his role, as "the one in the Union Jack waistcoat" in the TV sitcom "The Goodies" during the 70s. One of many comedians who started ou...
by Tim Kelly
Sun Mar 15, 2020 8:00 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Best Fictional Quotes
Replies: 20
Views: 1654

Re: Best Fictional Quotes

"Master, I have been studying at your feet for five years, but yet, I do not know who I really am" (Master produces polaroid camera and takes disciples picture and hands it to him) "There, that's you" "Oh no, I'm Nana Mouskouri!" -exchange between Master and Disciple, ...
by Tim Kelly
Thu Mar 12, 2020 2:18 pm
Forum: Nuggets
Topic: The Devil-Ship Pirates - mire scene
Replies: 7
Views: 1872

Re: The Devil-Ship Pirates - mire scene

The blonde was Susan Farmer. She was also a Hammer regular with Christopher Lee in Dracula and some others. According to the IMDB, "Jane" was Natasha Pyne, who played "Karen", one of Patrick Cargill's two daughters in the sitcom "Father, Dear Father" on British TV in t...
by Tim Kelly
Tue Mar 10, 2020 1:51 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Best Fictional Quotes
Replies: 20
Views: 1654

Re: Best Fictional Quotes

"Master, I have been studying at your feet for five years, but yet, I do not know who I really am" (Master produces polaroid camera and takes disciples picture and hands it to him) "There, that's you" "Oh no, I'm Nana Mouskouri!" -exchange between Master and Disciple, (...
by Tim Kelly
Sun Jan 26, 2020 4:50 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: National Pie Day
Replies: 5
Views: 429

Re: National Pie Day

Fred588 wrote:
bogbud wrote:really? Isn't that supposed to be March, 14th?


March 14 is National Pi Day, not Pie Day. I wonder if there might be a Py Day. Or a Pigh Day.

Since we're taliking about celebrating irrational numbers, how about a National Alephnull Day (alephnull is the square root of -1)?
by Tim Kelly
Fri Jan 10, 2020 12:57 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: First Star Wars .... audience reaction.
Replies: 3
Views: 473

Re: First Star Wars .... audience reaction.

With all the talk and positive/negative things being said about the last of the 9-movie saga, it's nice to go back to an innocent time when nobody had ever heard of Wookies, TIE-fighters or some fickle kid named "Skywalker". There was no "Empire Strikes Back", no "Jabba the...
by Tim Kelly
Thu Dec 26, 2019 7:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Quicksand in Rise Of Skywalker
Replies: 12
Views: 1871

Re: Quicksand in Rise Of Skywalker

DangerGirl wrote:Since there was a TIE fighter quicksand scene in TFA, I'm not entirely shocked.

Didn't Rey warn BB-8 to "stay away from the Sinking Plains, or you'll drown in the sand"?

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