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Re: Pet Peeves

Postby my5cents » Sep 25th, 2017, 8:19 pm

Fictional TV shows, where, for example, the writer invents a Klingon language and then the producer interprets it with sub titles.

It’s a fictional show ! Just use English with a “Klingon” acent.

I don’t want to have to read the text while trying to keep up with what is going on, on the screen.

It’s not Das Boot.

Just abandoned watching the news Star Trek TV show because of it.
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Re: Pet Peeves

Postby Catsumi » Sep 27th, 2017, 8:17 pm

Das Boot made me sweat in that clautrophobic sub. What a story and well worth reading captions.

I hate dark movies, as in the screen is so damn dark you can't see what they are doing. Makes me wish the producers had invested in a few candles to light the set.
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Re: Pet Peeves

Postby my5cents » Sep 27th, 2017, 9:24 pm

Catsumi wrote:Das Boot made me sweat in that clautrophobic sub. What a story and well worth reading captions.

I hate dark movies, as in the screen is so damn dark you can't see what they are doing. Makes me wish the producers had invested in a few candles to light the set.

Yes, exactly. Das Boot was best in German with sub titles. Dark scenes are frustrating likely makes it easier for the director to hide flaws.
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Re: Pet Peeves

Postby dogspoiler » Oct 12th, 2017, 9:31 pm

Why do the total morons that make pepper shakers and grinders hire a brain dead goof that hates pepper to design the shakers. You shake and twist and shake more and the lousy things finaly reward you with a couple of tiny specs of pepper. If I wanted unproductive exercise I would go to a gym. I WANT PEPPER DAMMIT.
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Re: Pet Peeves

Postby Queen K » Oct 13th, 2017, 7:47 am

You can buy it pre-ground ya know :135:

New Pet Peeve: American food portions. And I hate not cleaning up my plate. Darn it. :up:
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Re: Pet Peeves

Postby Bsuds » Oct 13th, 2017, 8:39 am

Queen K wrote:New Pet Peeve: American food portions. And I hate not cleaning up my plate. Darn it. :up:


That one is easy...buy 1 meal and share it.
I have never tried Yoga but I bent over to pick up my keys once so I'm pretty sure I wouldn't like it.

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Re: Pet Peeves

Postby Queen K » Oct 14th, 2017, 2:48 pm

Pet peeve, people taking food off my plate. NOPE, ain't happening.

New pet peeve: early Winters. It's COLD out there and it's only Oct. 14th.
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Re: Pet Peeves

Postby GordonH » Oct 14th, 2017, 2:52 pm

Queen K wrote:Pet peeve, people taking food off my plate. NOPE, ain't happening.

New pet peeve: early Winters. It's COLD out there and it's only Oct. 14th.


Cold Weather is great, the colder the better. :up: :up:

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Re: Pet Peeves

Postby Queen K » Oct 14th, 2017, 2:53 pm

Cold is great for whom? I am not enjoying having to come in to warm up when I'm working hard out there. :D
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Re: Pet Peeves

Postby kgcayenne » Oct 14th, 2017, 5:44 pm

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Re: Pet Peeves

Postby Bsuds » Oct 14th, 2017, 6:12 pm

GordonH wrote:
Cold Weather is great, the colder the better. :up: :up:



:cuss: :cuss: :cuss:
I have never tried Yoga but I bent over to pick up my keys once so I'm pretty sure I wouldn't like it.

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Re: Pet Peeves

Postby Catsumi » Oct 14th, 2017, 7:02 pm

Bsuds wrote:
GordonH wrote:
Cold Weather is great, the colder the better. :up: :up:



:cuss: :cuss: :cuss:


Yup! Until you get arthritis.

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Re: Pet Peeves

Postby Poindexter » Oct 16th, 2017, 11:10 am

Paying 50 cents an apple at the super market after driving by orchard after orchard with thousands spoiling on the ground. :-X
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Re: Pet Peeves

Postby Bsuds » Oct 16th, 2017, 11:59 am

Poindexter wrote:Paying 50 cents an apple at the super market after driving by orchard after orchard with thousands spoiling on the ground. :-X


The Orchardist's are not allowed to do anything with those windfalls. That's a real shame and another Pet Peeve.
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Re: Pet Peeves

Postby Bsuds » Oct 19th, 2017, 12:24 pm

Poindexter wrote:Paying 50 cents an apple at the super market after driving by orchard after orchard with thousands spoiling on the ground. :-X


Funny because we were in Lakeshore Market yesterday and the same apples we just bought from an orchard here in Kelowna were .20 lb cheaper and were local apples too. Kind of *bleep* us off a bit.
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