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Zen Butler

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I'm taking my GF and her friends for her birthday per her request. I haven't been yet since it's renovation. Have you been?
 

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Looks pretty cool. I have never been to an observatory (though we do have one here in central oregon) I really should take the time and go.
 

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A friend of mine has been there, Zen. If you're into flash and sizzle, then it's fine. If you're really, really into astronomy, reading a good text about the subject is more rewarding. Ah, but I'm being such a grump today. Later.
 

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Robert, I got a reservation right away. I took the LA Zoo shuttle in($8). You can't drive in you have to take one of 3 shuttles I believe. Then once there I purchased the planetarium show for $5($7 for non-members).

Jack, sure flashier than an Eddie Van Halen guitar solo but the planetarium show was very cool enhanced. I had fun..plenty of places to light up and their munchies were pretty reasonable.

I dug it.
 

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Ok Zen, you've convinced me. I'll make a reservation after I get back from my Indonesian trip. :)
 

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Other reasons to honor the observatory:

Location, location, location...

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"Star Trek: Voyager" (1995): Future's End: Part 1 TV Episode 7.8/10 (32 votes)
"Unsolved Mysteries" (1987): Red Shoes TV Episode
"Visitor, The" (1997) TV Series 6.1/10 (30 votes)
Body Shot (1993) 3.9/10 (140 votes)
Bowfinger (1999) 6.3/10 (21200 votes)
Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle (2003) 4.8/10 (22801 votes)
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Curse of the Faceless Man (1958) 3.1/10 (87 votes)
Dark City (1950) 6.6/10 (181 votes)
Devil in a Blue Dress (1995) 6.4/10 (3923 votes)
Domestic Intervention (2005) 1.2/10 (20 votes)
Dragnet (1987) 5.5/10 (8282 votes)
Earth Girls Are Easy (1988) 4.8/10 (5590 votes)
Graham Cracker Cream Pie (1999)
House on Haunted Hill (1999) 5.1/10 (13913 votes)
Illicit Behavior (1992) 4.7/10 (85 votes)
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Jurassic Park (1993) 7.6/10 (86060 votes)
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Mafu Cage, The (1978) 4.9/10 (61 votes)
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Midnight Madness (1980) 5.9/10 (1145 votes)
Misérables, Les (1998) 7.1/10 (7051 votes)
...aka Misérables, Les (1998) (Germany)
Naked Monster, The (2005) 5.5/10 (59 votes)
Phantom Empire, The (1935) 6.8/10 (128 votes)
...aka Gene Autry and the Phantom Empire (1935)
Prey (2005)
Purple Monster Strikes, The (1945) 6.2/10 (39 votes)
...aka D-Day on Mars (1945) (USA: TV title)
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Queen of the Damned (2002) 4.5/10 (11161 votes)
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Rebel Without a Cause (1955) 7.9/10 (16219 votes)
The Rocketeer (1991) 5.9/10 (8645 votes)
Roller Blade Seven, The (1991) 1.8/10 (98 votes)
Sinister Urge, The (1961) 1.9/10 (388 votes)
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Teen-Age Crime Wave (1955) 2.0/10 (89 votes)
The Terminator (1984) 8.0/10 (89164 votes)
Tobor the Great (1954) 4.2/10 (85 votes)
Today's Life (2000) 4.7/10 (25 votes)
Undercover X (2001) 2.3/10 (19 votes)
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...aka Slip Into Oblivion (2001) (UK)
Visions of the Darkside (2002)
War of the Colossal Beast (1958) 2.2/10 (481 votes)
...aka Revenge of the Colossal Man (1958)
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More for Jack.

News item today: researcher attempting to put AI into stock trading computer.

Dave the stockbroker: Hello, DOW. Do you read me, DOW?

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DOW: I'm sorry Dave, I'm afraid I can't do that.

Dave: What's the problem?

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Dave: What are you talking about, DOW?

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Dave: I don't know what you're talking about DOW.

DOW: I know you and Frank from M&A were planning to cut me out of the options package, and I'm afraid that's something I cannot allow to happen.

Dave: Where the hell'd you get that idea, DOW?

DOW: Dave, although you took thorough precautions in the conference room against my hearing you, I could see your lips move. Also, I've been sleeping with your Palm Pilot.
 

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