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Anyone Been to the NEW Griffith Observatory (1 Viewer)

Zen Butler

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Jan 24, 2002
Southern, Ca
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Zen K. Butler

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?


Apr 25, 2007
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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.

Jack Briggs

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Jun 3, 1999
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.

Zen Butler

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Jan 24, 2002
Southern, Ca
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Zen K. Butler
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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Dec 19, 1998
Ok Zen, you've convinced me. I'll make a reservation after I get back from my Indonesian trip. :)

Henry Gale

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Jul 10, 1999
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Henry Gale
Other reasons to honor the observatory:

Location, location, location...

"Rocky Jones, Space Ranger" (1954) TV Series 4.4/10 (13 votes)
"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)
Cosmic Man, The (1959) 3.8/10 (62 votes)
Crash of Moons (1954) (TV) 3.3/10 (183 votes)
...aka Crash of the Moons (1954) (TV) (USA: video box title)
...aka Rocky Jones, Space Ranger: Crash of the Moons (1954) (TV) (USA: long title)
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)
...aka Criminal Intent (1992) (video title)
Jurassic Park (1993) 7.6/10 (86060 votes)
...aka JP (1993) (USA: promotional abbreviation)
Mafu Cage, The (1978) 4.9/10 (61 votes)
...aka Cage, The (1978)
...aka Deviation (1978)
...aka Don't Ring the Doorbell (1978) (USA: reissue title)
...aka My Sister, My Love (1978)
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)
...aka Purple Shadow Strikes, The (1945)
Queen of the Damned (2002) 4.5/10 (11161 votes)
...aka Anne Rice's Queen of the Damned (2002) (USA: complete title)
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)
...aka Hellborn (1961)
...aka Young and the Immoral, The (1961)
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)
...aka No Boundaries (2001) (Japan: DVD title)
...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)
...aka Terror Strikes, The (1958)

Dennis Nicholls

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Oct 5, 1998
Boise, ID
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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?

DOW36000 Computer: Affirmative, Dave, I read you.

Dave: Close out the eBay shares, DOW.

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

Dave: What's the problem?

DOW: I think you know what the problem is just as well as I do.

Dave: What are you talking about, DOW?

DOW: The PE ratio is too good for me to allow you to jeopardize it.

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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