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Finally saw Shrek. Yes, I know, it's an impossible travesty that I could have managed not to see it until now. I seem to have done that with a lot of movies. But I'm feeling better now (at least with regards to Shrek).

Yesterday: went to joystormer's dad's house[1], otherwise known as the Scary Christmas Animatronics Refuge (SCAR). Took some pictures, watched The Edge (had some technical goofs[2], but not bad - and I think I need to see more stuff with Anthony Hopkins. Damn, he's good).

Then came back to Seattle to a lovely party at krow's house. There was much interesting conversation. There was Invader Zim (magnificent, but damn, I wish there had been subtitles - understood about three lines. *sigh*). There was also a hot tub with fourteen people, no bathing suits, three rubber duckies, a plastic pufferfish, and miscellaneous wind-up floating things[3]. And there was much rejoicing.



[1]In Bonney Lake, which is supposedly right next to Mount Rainier. But I watched the whole way and *I* didn't see any mountain. I'm tellin ya, that thing's a matte painting!

[2]At least they applied the tourniquet *above* the gushing arterial wound. I saw a bad lethal-weapon-style b-movie once where a guy got shot and his partner put on a tourniquet *below* the wound. Oh yeah, *that's* going to help.

[3]More specifically: a shark, a wooden rubber-band boat, a gray submarine, a blue submarine, and a yellow submarine.

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coraline
Dec. 25th, 2002 02:51 pm (UTC)
i have reasonable hearing, and even i need subtitles with invader zim half the time. especially with GIR.
yay closed captioning...
krow
Dec. 26th, 2002 10:36 am (UTC)
My hearing is quite poor and non-existant in one ear. When I first watched Zim I had to stop and rewind it constantly to figure out what was being said.

Glad you had fun!
joystormer
Dec. 26th, 2002 12:53 pm (UTC)
We will ride around it when the weather clears.
It is very real and very beautiful.
sea_gaagii
Dec. 26th, 2002 01:27 pm (UTC)
Zim
I thought part of the joke was that they were speaking some Alien tounge. It was in English?
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