Joshua Gizelt (swashbuckler332) wrote,
Joshua Gizelt
swashbuckler332

"Looks like I picked the wrong week to quit sniffing glue!"

TAKING ADVANTAGE OF SOME OF THE NEW FEATURES LIVEJOURNAL OFFERS, THIS POST IS IN PINE FRESH SCENT.

waystone alerted me to a bumper sticker today she observed today and (correctly) felt that I might get a kick out of:



To my delight, the 7 is running Express again, a week ahead of schedule. This means that my commute into work is much smoother, and it also means that I can read or doze a bit longer on the train (music options remained unaffected). The way home is a different story. I actually think that the route I was taking to get to and from work when only local service was available (7 → E and vice-versa, changing at 74th St/Roosevelt), while a crowded pain in the posterior heading into Manhattan, is faster and more convenient when heading home to Queens.

Hookay... one last time... only three one lines left from the second round of the movie quote meme:

  • If anything in this life is certain, if history has taught us anything, it is that you can kill anybody. (1)

    Oh, come on! This is an easy one! It's only slightly less well-known than the other big quote from this extremely successful, extremely long film.

    It's a sequel... but it's also a prequel. It doesn't get much more obvious than that.


    The Godfather Part II, answered by suitboyskin

  • Queen Elizabeth is a man! Prince Charles is a faggot! Winston Churchill was full of shit! Shakespeare's French! (2)

    This is a pretty funny line, right? Well, a lot of this movie is comedy, but a lot of it is of another, more ominous genre...

    If you can discern the location of the speaker, you'll have the last word in the title.


    An American Werewolf in London, answered by suitboyskin

  • You know what they're going to say. The Times is going to support you. The News is going to knock you. The Post will take both sides at the same time. The rich will support you, likewise the blacks, and the Puerto Ricans won't give a shit. (11)

    Okay, obviously this scene is taking place in New York, and it is being spoken to the mayor thereof.

    I have an icon from this film, and you've seen me use it often in reference to a topic that features prominently in this very post. And the film is the same age as I am (see meme below and do some math if you need to).

    In fact, I just got this movie back from Dan... I think I'm going to watch it tonight and savor the funky score (while I've often named this as one of my personal favorite films, I also know that it isn't as well known as the other two films — one of which is among the most famous of all motion pictures, damn it — so I figure a few extra prods on this one might be in order).

Owing as to this discussion of porn and technology, I offer these humorous ruminations:



NOT WORK SAFE - Language and References


From celisnebula is the 80s meme:

1. How old were you in 1980?
6

2. How old were you in 1989?
15

3. Were you a Toys 'R' Us kid?
Yeah, there was one right by where I lived.

4. Did you watch Transformers?
Yes I did. I could draw most of them, too.

5. Did you see E.T. on the big screen?
Yes, several times.

6. Did you own a Lite Brite?
No.

7. Who is your favorite Golden Girl?
I watched The Transformers, not Golden Girls.

8. When someone says "Who you gonna call?" you think?
Ghostbusters!

9. What was your favorite toy?
When I was much younger, the Millennium Falcon action playset.

10. Did you have a Pogo Ball?
No.

11. Did you listen to New Kids on the Block?
No.

12. What New Kid did you have a crush on?
Um... what?

13. Did you play M.A.S.H?
Yes.

14. Did you watch The Care Bears?
No. But I always thought the Bloom County where the Care Bears replace Spuds MacKenzie as spokesbeasts for Bud Light because they were going for the same demographic was hysterical.

15. Did you have jelly bracelets?
No.

18. Did you ever own a slap bracelet?
No.

19. The Breakfast Club or Sixteen Candles?
Weird Science.

20. Did you have a crazy hair style?
No.

21. What was your first bike?
Don't recall. T'was brown.

22. Name one thing you still own from your childhood?
My original 1978 "May the Force Be With You" pin.

23. Did you have a Cabbage Patch Kid?
No. My mother did, though.

25. Rainbow Brite or Strawberry Shortcake?
Neither, really.

26. Did you watch Miami Vice?
Yes.

28. Did you own a Trapper Keeper?
Once. It was actually rather shoddily put together.

29. Atari or Nintendo?
Atari 2600, Atari 5200, Sega something-or-other and after that my parents moved on to computer games (I wasn't really into video games so much).

30. Did you play Pac-Man?
Yes, still do.

31. Which was better: Jem and The Holograms or Barbie and The Rockers?
Jem. Yeah, fuck you.

32. He-Man or She-Ra?
Ha ha ha ha ha ha ha!!!

33. What movie scared you the most?
Strangely enough, I never really watched scary movies until I got older, and even now they're not my big thing.

34. Did you try to dance like Michael Jackson?
No, I wasn't really into pop music.

35. What is the first thing that comes to mind when you hear "flux capacitor"?
The sound effect that it made in the film (which was the same sound effect heard for the positron overthruster in The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the Eighth Dimension).

36. What other colors did Pepsi come in?
I remember clear, but I was never big on Pepsi.

37. Roger Rabbit or Howard The Duck?
Roger Rabbit. Though I liked the film because of Bob Hoskins more than I did the rabbit himself.

38. Did you ever beg your parents to have your school picture taken with the 'LASER' background?
No.

39. Do you know what the Ninja Rap is?
Mike "Smelly" Alchus used to do a hysterical Vanilla Ice impersonation.

40. Do you know why people cringe when they hear the word BUCKNER?
No.

41. Can you name the family members from the National Lampoon's Vacation movies?
Clark, Ellen, Audrey, Rusty, Aunt Edna, Cousin Eddie.

42. Did you have pump sneakers?
No.

43. Did you own HYPER COLOR shirts?
No.

44. Did you watch Smurfs?
Once or twice. They were kind of difficult to avoid.
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