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Re: No nerds here
Poster: Betty Eyer <email@example.com>
I have to agreee with you, Vard. I will probably see the movie, and
maybe even enjoy it, but I can't understand the burning desire to see
it the first day?!?! It's a MOVIE, for gosh sakes, and thousands have
seen it before it ever gets distributed.
I saw on CNN a bit on folks who had waited, not overnight, but days,
weeks and up to a month just to be able to say that they saw it the
first night. The day that I decide to stand in line FOR A MONTH for
tickets to anything (yes, even Pennsic), shoot me and put me out of my
--- SCAVard@aol.com wrote:
> Poster: SCAVard@aol.com
> ROTFL! Wow, that sure was quick! The Constitution
> has been invoked in the
> FIRST reply! Har har!
> Michael, if you choose to dance to a different
> drummer, that's cool. Heck,
> I've even been known to dance on occassion, but
> whether or not I comment
> about your drummer being off-beat, he is *still*
> off-beat, IMO.
> And if you choose to be insulted, that's your
> perogative. My skin is thick
> enough to not take insult at your comments, in fact,
> I've had a hearty
> chuckle because of them. You comment about being
> intolerant towards
> intolerance is a classic! ROTFL!
> Lighten up. :)
> To answer your question about Henry V...yes. But as
> we are all in the SCA
> anyway, aren't most, if not all of us, a little
> geeky anyway? I know I am.
> // Vard //
> ---original message follows---
> From: Michael Surbrook <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Subject: Re: No nerds here
> On Wed, 19 May 1999 SCAVard@aol.com wrote:
> > I realize this is off-topic and that I'll likely
> get flamed for starting
> > thread, but I want to proudly report that the
> nerd-quotient in Dun Carraig
> > apparently less than in other parts of the known
> Why is it that anyone who goes to see this film
> today is a 'geek' or
> 'nerd'? Back when Henry V opened, local SCA members
> attended in garb, did
> that make them 'freaks' or 'nerds'? Isn't the whole
> idea of the
> Constitution the freedom of thought and expression.
> If I choose to dance
> to a different drummer, that's my business not
> yours. Yes, you can
> comment on it, but even this level of intolerance is
> getting to me, not to
> mention the fact that everyone seems to find this to
> be a great excuse to
> be insulting.
> Oh, and yes, I'm going to see it today. I got an
> offer of free tickets I
> couldn't pass up.
> > I suppose we've got better things to do in
> Southern Maryland than have a bad
> > movie run our lives. I take great comfort in
> Who says it's going to be a bad movie?
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