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#41 of 101 OFFLINE   JohnMor

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Posted July 17 2014 - 09:08 AM

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Will they take PayPal?


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Posted July 17 2014 - 10:03 AM

I thought Coca-Cola owning Columbia Pictures was weird but this takes the cake :P

 

Even more strange than Howard Hughes selling RKO to the The General Rubber and Tire Company?



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Posted July 17 2014 - 12:35 PM

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What about a bake sale??  Anybody got a good cupcake recipe?

 

If it can't be lightly washed and eaten raw, or flash seared, or simmered in a crock pot, then I'm out.

 

Anyone have a good slow cooker recipe for cupcakes?


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Posted July 17 2014 - 01:02 PM

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If it can't be lightly washed and eaten raw, or flash seared, or simmered in a crock pot, then I'm out.

 

Anyone have a good slow cooker recipe for cupcakes?

 

Well, I guess I wasn't thinking how MANY cupcakes we'd need to sell for 80 billion dollars (at least five or six hundred I'd imagine...I don't know I'm really bad with math.)  If we want to make some REAL money we should probably add some good crock pot food like sloppy joe's anyway...


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Posted July 17 2014 - 01:30 PM

I have a recipe, when i make them they always turn out a bit flat, they fail to rise to the occasion, kinda like modern film remakes.


Somebody must have given it to the studios and now they are using it all the time :(
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Posted July 17 2014 - 01:33 PM

Somebody must have given it to the studios and now they are using it all the time :(

 

It's HAL 9000 writing all the scripts these days, HAL only answers to Dave and Dave is on "permanent" vacation.


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Posted July 17 2014 - 01:37 PM

Well, I guess I wasn't thinking how MANY cupcakes we'd need to sell for 80 billion dollars (at least five or six hundred I'd imagine...I don't know I'm really bad with math.)  If we want to make some REAL money we should probably add some good crock pot food like sloppy joe's anyway...

 

At a mere $133,333,333 million per for 600, who could refuse?

 

My crock pot chile routinely goes for that...and more.


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Posted July 17 2014 - 01:38 PM

Can't we just do what Lucy and Ethel did and buy a nice TV to raffle off and sell 80 billion $1 raffle tickets?  


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Posted July 17 2014 - 01:42 PM

At a mere $133,333,333 million per for 600, who could refuse?

 

I'll buy a crumb of that.  :lol:


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Posted July 17 2014 - 01:44 PM

For you Malcolm, and even $50,000.

 

Heck, you blow more than that on KLSC Blu-rays each month.  :P



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Posted July 17 2014 - 01:50 PM

For you Malcolm, and even $50,000.

 

Is that a special two for one offer, if so i might be in, i'd like a little icing sugar on top too.

 

I'm a bit miffed, why didn't Twentieth Century Fox call themselves Twentieth Century Cat and why does Asda Madeira cake taste better than Tesco Madeira cake, forget about the meaning of life and are we alone in the universe, those questions are not as important, oh and the latest report says Fox are the first studio to pass the $1 billion dollar mark in 2014, a strong year for them.


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Posted July 17 2014 - 02:47 PM

$50 G's gets you 1 Crumb + 1 or more 'Crumbettes'*.

 

Crumbettes = residue morsels you cannot pick up individually...only via finger dawbing or area scraping.



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Posted July 17 2014 - 02:49 PM

$50 G's gets you 1 Crumb + 1 or more 'Crumbettes'*

 

Crumbette = residue morsels you cannot pick up in individually...only via finger dawbing or area scraping.

 

We'll squabble over our crumbs while the Fox shareholders will make millions if that Time Warner deal goes ahead, i don't think it's about a love of movies, this is big business and pleasing shareholders and corporate non-entities, let me quote another Fox employee, step forward Mr Bart Simpson.............Ay caramba, eat my shorts Mr Murdoch.  :lol:*

 

 

*I jest, i jest, don't set the dogs on me Mr Burns. 


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Posted July 17 2014 - 02:53 PM

Yeah, that's like DC Comics...plus Lord of the Rings...plus all of those classic MGM and Paramount titles...which would be one H-U-G-E schwack of cinema history under one roof. :o



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Posted July 17 2014 - 04:01 PM

Yeah, that's like DC Comics...plus Lord of the Rings...plus all of those classic MGM and Paramount titles...which would be one H-U-G-E schwack of cinema history under one roof. :o


The Paramount titles are only on a three year license with a year and half left. It can be renewed but not sure Redstone would want to business with Murdock.
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Posted July 17 2014 - 04:08 PM

How about we put together a Kickstart campaign to raise $100 billion to buy Warner Bros?  :)

 

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Posted July 17 2014 - 11:20 PM

I'll tell you one thing.

 

Time-Warner wouldn't even consider merging with Fox if Ted Turner was still there. He absolutely loathes Rupert Murdoch.


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Posted July 17 2014 - 11:38 PM

I'll tell you one thing.

 

Time-Warner wouldn't even consider merging with Fox if Ted Turner was still there. He absolutely loathes Rupert Murdoch.

Turner's still on Time-Warner's Board Of Directors...he probably threw a shit-fit when he heard Murdoch was trying to buy out the company he'd helped to build...


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Posted July 19 2014 - 06:51 AM

I canceled my Sirius/XM subscription this week after they made the decision to drop Classical Pops and only offer it online. That's another example of a merger/monopoly that gave the consumer less choices and higher prices. I hope we don't see more of these.
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Posted July 21 2014 - 06:43 AM

I'm glad this didn't happen or we would get nothing but crappy catalog titles like Fox normally puts out. Not too mention if they did Warner catalog titles would be at the very bottom of their priority lists and we would see far less releases than we do now. From what I read it sounds like it was for Time Warner only and not Warner Brothers studios. I would much rather have Warner buy Fox as then we could get a quality Archive program from them.


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