Unplugged Chit Chat Thread

Discussion in 'The DIS Unplugged Podcast' started by *NikkiBell*, Aug 13, 2016.

  1. superme80

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    From an actor's view point, I hear the Favorite is amazing. From a normal person's view point, very weird.
     
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    SorcererHeidi Sorcerer please cast forever love spell for me

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    Anyone else going to see Dumbo in the near future? Just reserved seats online to see it this coming Saturday with a friend. I usually don't like to see things opening weekend (or for the first week or so, at east) due to crowds, but this was the only thing that worked for us, and at least we have reserved seats. I'm also not a fan of that, usually (I'm "old school" - just walk in, pick our seat, plant yourself - what's the big deal???!!!) but it worked out in this case. We also decided to spring for the few extra bucks and do 3-D, but not IMAX. Very excited to see the cute little blue-eyed guy, and will be grabbing tissues, which I'm sure I'll need, especially when I hear "Baby Mine".
     
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  4. Eoywin

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    I'm not planning on seeing Dumbo in the theater. I like the original but it's not a favorite of mine. I'd rather go see Captain Marvel again.

    But I do love the assigned seats! Especially when they are the big, comfortable recliner seats. Just makes things easier.
     
  5. SorcererHeidi

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    Yes, the theater we are going to does have the recliners. The other, bigger AMC nearby also has assigned seats, but not recliners.

    I think the thing that annoys me the most about the assigned seats is the number of times (NOT small, compared to the number of times I've been there!) that somebody has either been sitting in "MY" seat, or changed seats after seeing who was around them, etc. And it's almost always those coming in last minute, so they're holding U.N. summits in the middle of the row, blocking the view while they loudly and at length discuss what to do, etc. That always annoys me, and makes the whole point of "assigned seats" totally moot, IMHO. Then it's not ASSIGNED, but SUGGESTED. Should be renamed GUARANTEED seat - as in - you are GUARANTEED a seat SOMEWHERE. So don't go through the cockamammie motions of making me pick a particular seat beforehand, if I don't actually have to sit there, and nobody's going to enforce the rules if somebody is sitting in MY seat.

    Call me an ole fuddy duddy. :) It's just more of the same entitled, self-focused, no manners or care for others around you these days, I guess. :( Getting off my soapbox now.
     
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  6. SorcererHeidi

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    Love to hear what anybody thinks if they see Dumbo. The 3-D was well done, IMHO, since I saw it pretty well, and a lot of times don't. The movie was another story - not bad, but not great either. Very disappointed - nowhere near as good as I thought it was going to be. Actually got very boring and draggy at times, IMHO. Still glad I went to say I did, but just a let down overall.

    Trailers for Toy Story 4 and Aladdin still look amazing to me.
     
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    Thanks for the review! Curious to see what other people have to say about it. And about assigned seats, I've never had anyone think my seat was theirs. I never had a problem, so that's why I like them so much!

    After fighting with the Regal Cinema's app and then having to go right to the theater, I got tickets for me and my daughter to see Avengers : Endgame the Friday is comes out. I'm extremely excited for that.

    Christmas party tickets for WDW were released today too - so excited for our Christmas trip!
     
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  8. NC Belle

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    :drive: Drive by hi!

    :rolleyes1 First time in maybe almost a decade that I chose to use the ignore list. :magnify:
     
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    :yay: We got a free small Easter cake from Publix. :) The managers were handing them out since they are closed tomorrow. It is so sugary and a lot of artificial dyes...but,it is tasty. We got 7 pound ham for less than the cost of the small 1.5/2 pound ones. So,we hope that the leftovers can freeze well. I am making a green bean casserole and cornbread dressing (veggies... a microwave bag to be determined). I might make deviled eggs this week....might use a twist to it.

    Back to hockey---hard to pick between the Caps and the Canes. I grew up watching the Caps, but Hurricanes started here about the time that we move to this state.
     
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    Publix may cost a little bit more, but the service and quality are worth it! I still shake my head every time they ask if they can load my groceries into my car (done for all customers).
     
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    hertamaniac Give me 95 degrees everyday

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    Back from our road trip and barely missed the severe weather across the southern states. Birmingham for the IndyCar race never disappoints; I even got a chance to do some laps on the race track! Did a visit to the Civil Rights Museum and 16th Street Baptist Church (very somber). Biloxi was another wonderful stop and watched a Shuckers baseball game (Milwaukee Brewers farm club). And of course, a necessary trip to New Orleans, the Superdome (while loading up on Saints merch.), French Quarter and the WWII museum. Cafe Beignet and the Gumbo House were new visits this time and right in my flavor alley.

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    Glad you had a nice trip, and missed the severe weather, @hertamaniac ! Love the pics, except now I'm HANGRY!! Thanx for sharing! :)
     
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    Sorry, but couldn't decide between the jambalaya, shrimp creole or the red beans and rice, so I got all 3! Leave it to me to go to a place called the Gumbo House in the 'Quarter and not even get the gumbo (argggggh!)......I'll try it on the next trip to N'awlins.

    Oh, beignets, chicory coffee and jazz before 10 AM (they start at 8AM and go to about 2 AM, daily) = sugar overload!!!! @SaintsManiac = ever try Commanders Palace or Antoine's? That's also on the target for our next visit, although we almost stopped for the daily brunch at Broussard's.

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  14. hertamaniac

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    i tempered my expectations based on Rotten, but it sounds like a potential miss (raising own hand as a non-viewer as of this timestamp). In your opinion, was the lackluster experience the script, story, acting, cinematography or something else?
     
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    The script - they spent WAAAAAY too long on some parts, and it just weighed itself down, and got boring, IMHO. Friend I went with felt the same, and was also disappointed - both of us had really been looking forward to it.
     
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  16. NC Belle

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    Hertamanic, your trip sounded like fun. I have not been to Alabama in years. That track is new to me, however, I recognized the area from day trips with my grandparents/parents. I love museum and track in Talladega even though I missed a lot of races by a week or so. B'ham has a lot of nice state parks within a hour.
    We had some nasty weather last week and today is a bit chilly.
     
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