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Star Wars is AWESOME

Posted by Adaen of Bridgewater on December 23, 2015

Just in cast you were unaware, the new Star Wars is the bomb! It achieved the pacing and drama of the originals, something the Prequels failed at in epic proportions. It is so good, it is almost like Jar Jar never jarred.

~AoB

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Star Trek TOS

Posted by Adaen of Bridgewater on October 11, 2011

And we’re back….just imagine, that it was a really long commercial break and you got yourself a sandwich and a beer. Anyway, I just thought I’d  begin to update you on what I’ve been up to. Life is settling in to the new routine (new job for S, new school schedule for the minions, new boss at work, etc. and so forth).

On the geek front, I haven’t been doing any gaming really, but that is shortly to change as I’m lining up some time to run some Aega Mythea with some old gaming buddies(Think D&D/C&C/The Atlantean Trilogy meet the mad mechanisations of Adaen) and a game is pending with S and the minions (score!).

In the mean time, I’ve started watching Star Trek. The Original Star Trek. All the way back to the pilot. And I had forgotten just how cool it was and still is. And let me tell you, there is some seriously hot chicks on that show. Case in point, the lovely Sherry Jackson: “Andrea the Android” from the “What are Little Girls Made Of?“. Here’s a link to a really good summary and some other stuff. Ok, ok….the pictures are just gratuitous hotness, but I thought I’d make the post worth while for those who don’t care much about my gaming/watching activities. Loveliness aside, watching the old series after so many years, really makes me want to run a space game…Maybe it is time to crack open the Star Siege? Hmmm. I’ll leave you with that thought….more stuff to come.

~AoB

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Gratuitous Megan Fox Pic – Again

Posted by Adaen of Bridgewater on February 9, 2011

Once again, I got a huge spike from an old (essentially off-topic) post of a Megan Fox Pic….Google must be fooling with their algorithm again.

Just because…

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Hotchicks with Douchebags

Posted by Adaen of Bridgewater on March 21, 2007

Ladies and Gentlemen,

This has got to be the funniest blog I’ve seen to date

http://www.hotchickswithdouchebags.com/2006/07/gramps.html

Go Gramps, Go!….I nearly spewed out my nose today….and not just from this picture…..

~Adaen

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Movie Reviews

Posted by ebonshard on January 16, 2007

Greetings and salutations! Adaen has been so kind as to grant me a page to post movie reviews. I have my own 1-10 rating system with details below.

 

Elric the Damned’s Logarithmic Rating System of Death, Doom, & Despair

1: A rating of 1 means that I have already put out a contract on the director’s life. Actually, I am the one who has accepted the contract and am currently hunting the bastard down… Keep an eye out for splashy headlines in the tabloids. “Director Johnny X Dies in a Technicolor Explosion of Buffalo Wings and Pina Coladas: Police Suspect Foul Play.”

2: This movie so infuriates me that I am likely to disable my air bags and play chicken with other cars on the highway with the intention of losing. I mean really losing. Why? Because my nails are not sharp enough to claw out my own eyes (at least not properly).

3: This kind of stupidity or irrelevance just should not exist. Definitely, letters of disdain are on their way to the respective studios and actors if they can be called that.

4: This is a movie that has annoyed or bored me enough to get up and walk out. If at home, I curse sullenly and hit the rewind or stop button. Then I move on to activities better worth my time like clipping my nails or polishing my shoes. The Adventures of Pluto Nash (Eddie Murphy) is such an example. I was just shocked and very, very disappointed.

5: During a 5, I very seriously consider getting up and leaving. But I sit through to the bitter end for whatever reason. This would be better than a poke in the eye with a blunt stick, but just barely. See League of Extraordinary Gentlemen for further explanation. I wouldn’t recommend a 5 to anyone, except to Adaen; I want him to suffer. Another example is the first Charlie’s Angels. It is just a wolfie-4 dressed up in sheep’s clothing(never thought I would be saying that sheep were attractive and sexy…).

6: The movie was good enough to watch but did not have anything unusual or especially good about it. A 6 is usually best watched on video unless it is one of those big screen action movies. Sometimes I will rate a movie a 7 when it is really a 6 because the action effects on the big screen tricked me. Schwartzenegger’s movies have been falling into this category lately, which is very sad (True Lies being a very notable exception at 8 or 9, it was pre-rating system [reviews started in 2000] thus the range).

7-8: This is where good movies reside. Most good movies are here. I really enjoyed them, and they were well
made. I smile and am happy. Ahhh.

9-10: These are rare indeed. These movies are exceptionally well made and speak to me at some level. These movies don’t need to have a specific relevance to my life, but they take me to another level. They are outstanding, and I would see them more than once at the theater (not always true but in theory). Besides the ones I have already listed in my reviews, examples would include Fight Club, Gladiator, Silence of the Lambs and The Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood(really, would I lie to you?). Very few movies reside in this hallowed ground. And did I mention Quills? Have you rented it yet? Well? And Run Lola Run? Hmmm. Well, get busy.

~Elric the Damned, High Adventure Games

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