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Loved this movie. My only problem with it was everyone was too unrealistically clean. I also liked Wyatt Earp starring Kevin Costner, which came out the following year, but felt much grittier and more realistic.

It always takes me out of the movie when everyone and everything is unrealistically out of their era. For example, in X-Men: Days of Future's Past, while Wolverine is in the past, all of the technology and the way everyone speaks is straight out of modern times.
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I'm curious, MissC, what part of it can you not picture being done? There's a helicopter (or quadcopter or some other variation of a drone) with a camera on it that flies backward as the team goes forward then flies up with the camera pointed down.

That final sequence was pretty great.

I love the use of drones in videos nowadays. People are doing some really creative things with them.
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Mythbusters tested it and decided it would not have been possible unless they strapped Rose's life vest to the bottom of the headboard.

Regardless, even if it was in any way possible, all it means is the prop designers for the movie should have been asked to make the headboard a bit smaller because Jack wasn't supposed to be able to fit. ;)
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I watched I Love Lucy practically most days of my life growing up and I've seen all the episodes many times.

I've been re-watching the entire series over the past week or two for the first time in many years, and I have been amazed at my brain for still knowing every episode so well. It's made me realize that a lot of quotes I hear in my head all the time actually came from the show without me realizing it. For example, every so often in my head I hear, "Hence the name: solitaire," so when I heard Ricky say it, it was a bit weird, like he took it out of my head, but really he's the one who put it there so many years ago!

I remember my sadness as a 10-year-old when my teacher told us she died. Lucy and the show will live on forever.
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Wow, the doctor gives shots himself? No doctor has ever given our kids a shot; they're always long gone and it's always a nurse's responsibility.

We're fortunate that our two boys have very thick, dense thighs, so when they get shots they only cry for about 10 seconds, mostly from the fear of being held down on the exam table.

I'll have to remember to throw tissues in my kids' faces if I need to get their attention.
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Pretty bold to just invent the reason I or anyone else had or will have kids. Their eventual presence at my end is a consequence of their existence, not the reason for it.

And nice to see you have the all-knowing all-seeing psychic ability to predict the future of all possible generations of families. You really shouldn't assume you know it all just because you are so familiar with you and your particular family's expected behavior.
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Not in Asian families.

My wife's aunt passed a few years ago now and her 4 children amd her grandchildren and siblings and nieces and nephews were all there, myself included

So, speak for yourself and your own apparently bleak eventual demise. Just try to believe it's not an impossible fantasy, but... from the sound of you I guess as far as your final destination is concerned my reality might as well just be a dream to you.
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It's a visual indicator to drivers that they're approaching or in a pedestrian crossing zone and they need to proceed with caution. Passing other cars in this zone is forbidden.
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Exactly what I was going to say. He didn't land on his feet, he landed on his back on the hood of the car and slid down onto his feet.

Thank goodness the guy's okay. Unbelievable that wench would almost run a guy over then claim it was his fault. Horrible.
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CUT TO: The day you're on your death bed.

WITH KIDS
You look into their eyes and remember all those Saturday mornings and all those diapers and how they grew from little wildlings into successful people with kids of their own. They hold your hand and express their gratitude for all the suffering you put yourself through for them and assure you your memory will live on in them and your grandchildren. This brings you fulfillment and the peace of knowing you lived a life worth living and made a difference in at least several lives.

versus

WITHOUT KIDS
You lay alone wishing it would all just end already. All the money you saved by not having kids isn't going to bring you comfort and love in your final hours, but, hey, at least maybe you'll be at peace knowing you're dying with lots of money in the bank and no one to leave it to except your cats.
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It astounds me how opposite researchers' findings can be.

A couple of years ago a seemingly identical study found that inhaling the farts from other people can weaken your immune system. (I never found out if that means inhaling your own farts has a different effect.)

Now this study says it can repair your cells and help against diseases?

Which is it, researchers?! Should I go around sniffing other people's farts or shouldn't I?!
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I always wonder where these "facts" come from and how reliable they are.

I searched for an image of the supposed letter that shows Mr. Burns' address as Springfield, NJ, but it doesn't seem to exist. The return address shows an indistinct state, which looks more like JI and the delivery address state looks like rJ. Neither zip code contains validly legible numbers.

Homer's driver license shows a state code of NT, which is not a state, and zip 49007 which is Kalamazoo, MI. The zip of Springfield, NJ is 07081.

Regarding "D'oh" I saw an interview with Dan Castelanetta who said he came up with that himself and it was more of him almost saying "Damn!" but stopping it for the sake of the kids' ears, cutting it over into "Oh!" thus yielding "D'oh!"
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I agree with John.

They're both very good, but very different films. Volume 1 is great for people who like raw action and less story. Volume 2 fills the partial plot vacuum left by the first with very interesting storytelling and more emotions than just vengeance.
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Here are two examples: http://www.fbi.gov/about-us/lab/forensic-science-communications/fsc/jan2001/phillips.htm

There's definitely an art and a ton of skill involved with this. For example, the thickness and shape of the soft tissue (muscles, lips, skin, nostrils, etc.) and cartilage (nose, ears) is decided (guessed at really) based on things like the person's ethnicity. The less they know about the person, the less accurate the sculpture is likely to be.

In the case of a fictional skull, it's almost purely art.
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Wow, that trailer looks horrible. And it bothers me that they misspelled Zzyzx. I'm guessing it's because they feared the film would flop without the phonetic spelling.
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One thing I don't think was mentioned is that the entire front of It's a Small World is painted with an animated video projection show at night. I don't know how frequently they do it and I wasn't even aware of its existence, but we were luckily walking by when it started and it was awe-inspiring. There's probably video of it on YouTube I'd guess.

Also, side thought: I think the title of this post is supposed to be "Christmas Time at Disneyland & California Adventure" (but I suppose I could be wrong).

:-)
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