Preaching to the Choir....

Discussion in 'Archived Threads 2001-2004' started by Dan M~, Nov 9, 2001.

  1. Dan M~

    Dan M~ Second Unit

    Nov 30, 2000
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    I was going to put this in EACH of the MANY "Joe Sixpack" hate threads that are littering the HTF, but decided to just put it here instead. It is not an OAR vs. P&S discussion.
    Has HTF become the center of J6P bashing? I left the USNET because of this type of bandwidth wasting drivel. Do people flock here just to blame J6P and family for the woes of the entire free world? He is called a moron, Efing a-hole that drags his knuckles when he walks, dumb, stupid, and is despised by all. It seems some of these threads are started to just see how many people will chime in with "Me Too's"
    Were we not ALL Joe Sixpacks at one time? Did we not ALL eventualy see the light of OAR? Can we cut the "I hate anyone that has a different opinion then mine" crap and spend the efforts developing ways to "enlighten" those that have not seen the light? Save the bandwidth for something constructive/informative.
    If you want to be usefull do something that IS usefull.
    -Educate people on the differences of OAR and P&S. (Clue: Assume everyone here at HTF knows the difference, so start somewhere else)
    -Promote OAR by buying OAR.
    -Promote OAR by buying an 16:9 TV. (Yeah, J6P thinks there too expensive too)
    -Petition the studios for more OAR
    -Quit wasting bandwith by preaching to the choir!!!!!!
    Whew... I feel better now.
  2. Ricky Hustle

    Ricky Hustle Supporting Actor

    May 29, 2000
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    hehe. Love it! I too grow weary of the elitism that virtually oozes from some of these threads around here. Hey, I own a Panasonic Tau widescreen moniter that cost me a pretty penny, yet you won't ever find me complaining that the widescreen Shrek was on disk two.
    The studios will wise up eventually if we continue to throw our money in the right direction. No OAR = No Sale, and that is all we need to say. Case closed. Leave poor J6P be, he's got enough worries.
  3. Dome Vongvises

    Dome Vongvises Lead Actor

    May 13, 2001
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    Relative to everyone else on this forum, I might be seen as J6P as well. Sure I like my movies in OAR, but because I don't see Edge Enhancement (whatever the hell that is, I quit trying to figure it out) or I don't care either way about anamorphic widescreen (it's cool to have, but it's not going to prevent me from gettting a DVD), I'm basically J6P. Being from the South doesn't help me either.
    "I don't know, Marge. Trying is the first step towards failure." - Homer J. Simpson
    "Let's see, Matt Chmiel has Rini Bell, NickSO has Mena Suvari, John Williamson has Ivana Milisevic, and Steve Gon has Emmanuelle Beart...who the hell do I have???
    "It's not Pikeville, Kentucky. It's Pikevool!!! And it's not Louisville, it's Loolvool!!! Get it right, damnit!!!"
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  4. Jeff Kleist

    Jeff Kleist Executive Producer

    Dec 4, 1999
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    This is who J6P is to me
    1-Someone who just wants to go with the flow, not rock the boat
    2-Someone who prefers ignorance to knowlege, and takes pride in it
    3-Someone who jumps on every bandwagon they see
    4-Someone who spurns creativity and innovation in exchange for routine
    Joe Six Pack is not just an HT problem, he's a problem for anyone that doesn't want to just coast through life.
    Jeff Kleist
  5. Jack Briggs

    Jack Briggs Executive Producer

    Jun 3, 1999
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  6. Sam C

    Sam C Stunt Coordinator

    Apr 30, 2000
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    I find dissing J6P worthless ... Mainly because I feel a strong urge to beat some sense into him ... He's at my home on a regular basis ...
    He's Mighty Mouses nemesis ... He's Savior Faire ... He's Everywhere ...
    The main problem I see with J6P ... I get the urge they're always right and they have no desire to change ...
    "I will drop-kick those f#$%ing dogs if they come near me."
    Frank T.J. Mackey ... Magnolia

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