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  1. H8R

    H8R Cranky Pants

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    My wife picks most of the Netflix stuff we get. I don't watch many of them.

    She seems to pick pretty much anything with "poignant" in the description, or some kind of indie film, or a documentary.

    Sometimes she picks really good movies.


    Sometimes she picks movies that are the opposite of good. Like...light years from good.


    DO NOT WATCH THE MOVIE "SHORT BUS".

    EVER.
     
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  2. McGRP01

    McGRP01 beer and bikes

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    We usually each pick one and then one for the kids. Inevitably, hers is always better than mine. :rolleyes:
     
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  3. H8R

    H8R Cranky Pants

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    DO NOT LET THE KIDS SEE SHORT BUS.
     
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  4. LordOpie

    LordOpie MOTHER HEN

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    My wife picks since her movies won't give me nightmares.

    Tho "Dreamgirls" did come close. I was as baked as I was in years and it still sucked.
     
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  5. kingbee

    kingbee Monkey

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    I do. She will watch a wider variety of movies than I will watch. So anything I pick she is usually OK with. Once in a while Ill recommend some chick-flick I know she wants to see.
     
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  6. Zark

    Zark Hey little girl, do you want some candy?

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    My girl and I rotate our movie pics....sort of.
     
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  7. LordOpie

    LordOpie MOTHER HEN

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    Does she like violence or do you not?


    Like I know my woman wouldn't like "Shoot 'em Up", but it rocked. Same with "Smoking Aces".
     
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  8. Red Rabbit

    Red Rabbit Picky Pooper

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    I walked in while my roommate was watching the three way blowjob scene.

    It was horrifying.

    My corneas were scared.

    What's worse is that they were singing, while doing it.

    I am forever haunted.
     
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  9. moff_quigley

    moff_quigley Why don't you have a seat over there?

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    Fortunately, my wife hates the whole chick-flick genre. I usually pick the movies unless there's something out that she really wants to see...which is ok because it won't be some sappy romance bull crap.
     
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  10. kingbee

    kingbee Monkey

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    My favorite movies are action/suspense movies (anything to display the HDTV & surround). She liked Shooter and Live Free Die Hard.

    If it has Chuck Norris, Van Damme or boobs in it she veto's it. Anything else is fair play.
     
  11. H8R

    H8R Cranky Pants

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    I can't get her to watch any horror movies with me.

    She had never seen The Exorcist and I made her watch that with me about 1 year after we started dating. It made her very, very upset. I don't think she ever really forgave me for that.

    In fact, I think putting SHORT BUS on our dvd player last night was some sort of revenge.
     
  12. H8R

    H8R Cranky Pants

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    I got about 2 minutes in and walked out of the room.
     
  13. Red Rabbit

    Red Rabbit Picky Pooper

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    Good going, I only saw a few seconds of that one scene. But yes. NEVER WATCH IT.

    Have you seen Breakfast on Pluto?

    or The Host?
     
  14. LordOpie

    LordOpie MOTHER HEN

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    Short Bus = gay porn musical ?

    Yeah, no. Never.
     
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    Red Rabbit Picky Pooper

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    From what I saw that could be an accurate description.
     
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    H8R Cranky Pants

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    Indie film that is completely unrated. And stupid.


    I booked after the opening scene of the guy attempting auto-fellatio.
     
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    kingbee Monkey

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    Did she watch the whole movie?

    I cant think of the last movie I turned off or walked away from. I was on a roll of picking crappy movies for a while, I lost my rite to pick movies because of it.
     
  18. LordOpie

    LordOpie MOTHER HEN

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    I knew a guy once, he broke his neck trying to suck
    his own d*ck.
     
  19. H8R

    H8R Cranky Pants

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    No, our dvd player stopped about 30 minutes in. Maybe it was scratched, or maybe the dvd player had enough.
     
  20. H8R

    H8R Cranky Pants

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    No wonder loco is so cranky.
     
  21. LordOpie

    LordOpie MOTHER HEN

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    Nah, it's cuz he wasn't even supposed to be here today.
     
  22. offsprung

    offsprung Monkey

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    the short bus makes me laugh, but then again i am talking about a different kind of short bus.
     
  23. jimmydean

    jimmydean The Official Meat of Ridemonkey

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    I stack the queue to about 15 and then she goes in a picks some random crap but ALWAYS pushes it to the top. Then after getting 2 foreign and 3 kids movies in a row, I go in and reshuffle.
     
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    I'm the movie picker and I'll watch darn near anything but slasher/horror. I hate hollywood chick flicks.

    gg
     
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    :stupid: The Shining (original Jack version) is perhaps one of my favorite movies of all time!
     
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    stevew unique white person

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    Being single makes things easy.
     
  27. BurlyShirley

    BurlyShirley Rex Grossman Will Rise Again

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    Not watching movies has its advantages too.

    Recently I was conned into watching "Darjeeling Limited"
    Well, at least natalie portman got pretty naked. But otherwise...
     
  28. Ciaran

    Ciaran Fear my banana

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    I bet it goes something like this...

    Indie film
    The Collective
    Documentary
    New World Disorder
    Chick flick
    Earthed
    Etc...
     
  29. Broken_Spoke

    Broken_Spoke Mr. Big Hot Pastrami

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    Dartman Old Bastard Mike

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    My wife likes movies where one person dies slowly.

    I like movies where lots of people die quickly.
     
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    Secret Squirrel There is no Justice!

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    Yeah...that's the way my wife is too...only the person dying is me...from boredom.
     
  32. LordOpie

    LordOpie MOTHER HEN

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    I sure hope you're not the star!

    ;)

    :D
     
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    Dartman Old Bastard Mike

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    No I'm not, but it may be wishful thinking on her part. :twitch:
     
  34. Rockland

    Rockland Turbo Monkey

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    I'm lucky, we are both fans of the weird & horror. This is the guide that we have made many selections with. Awesome.



    Avatar mat'l as well. Currently it's Ralphus, the true to life most deviant dwarf to have ever walked the earth.

     
  35. Upgr8r

    Upgr8r High Priest or maybe Jedi Master

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    I got tired of the GF movies cluttering up my queue, so I set up separate queue’s for each of us. My queue consists of horror, sci-fi and action movies. Her's is old movies, chick flicks and comedies.

    If something appeals to both of us then we watch together.