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Forum topic by Gregn posted 07-18-2010 02:31 PM 1053 views 0 times favorited 9 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Gregn

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07-18-2010 02:31 PM

Topic tags/keywords: humor

I was just wondering if there are any sick twisted LJ’ers like me who watch old movies just to check out the woodworking and furniture used in a movie.

-- I don't make mistakes, I have great learning lessons, Greg


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#1 posted 07-18-2010 02:45 PM

Ha ha ha…I havent gotten into old movies just yet, but I do go to lots of anitique shows to look at the old furniture designs.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#2 posted 07-18-2010 02:51 PM

every chance i get !

and thanks to stop action ,
i can look them over as i like .

it does bother people ,
actually watching the movie (LOL) !

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#3 posted 07-18-2010 03:34 PM

I’m sick and twisted all right, but the behavior you are describing is perfectly normal, isn’t it? :-)

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#4 posted 07-18-2010 04:59 PM

Greetimgs Gregn,

I guess I fit right in that catagory, cause I do watch some old movies, and like David, I stop the flick to look at the old furniture, also. I have several old movies recorded, or bought, and I know more about the furniture in them than I know what’s going on in the story….. I just watched a new movie the other night with Johnny Depp called “Public Enemies”, about John Dillinger, the bank robber of the 1930’s…good flick, but check out the old cars, old furniture, clothes, etc…..It amazes me where they get all this stuff… They must have a warehouse (or several) where they store all this stuff… it’s in a lot of old flicks..wish I had a few pieces…

-- At my age, an "all--nighter" is not having to get up and pee...!!!

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#5 posted 07-18-2010 05:07 PM

My favorite woodworking-in-cinema video:
Part 1: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kOew5KDaXWA
Part 2: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7cLcyiQC-GE

-- Einstein: "The intuitive mind is a sacred gift, and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift." I'm Poopiekat!!

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#6 posted 07-18-2010 06:07 PM

I love those videos

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#7 posted 07-18-2010 06:27 PM

I do this once in a while when researching Art Deco designs.

-- Oldworld, Fair Oaks, Ca

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#8 posted 07-18-2010 08:56 PM

i cant even pay attention to the plot of the movies from looking at the furniture and architecture in them i thought i was the only one . my wife gets pissed when i rewind a lot ..lol

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#9 posted 07-18-2010 09:20 PM

Whew, I was afraid it was just me. Glad to hear I’m not the only one who pauses for a better look. Plot whats that I thought it was all about the woodworking and furinture. LOL

-- I don't make mistakes, I have great learning lessons, Greg

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