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Forum: General SFOT Forum April 28th, 2009, 09:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,026
Posted By Alan Cochrum
Unhappy I thought that was the tourist attraction in London

You'll notice that the writer called the roller coaster "Big Ben" in the first paragraph.
Forum: Random Ramblings... April 28th, 2009, 09:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,840
Posted By Alan Cochrum
Thumbs up In twenty words or less ...

And that, ladies and gentlemen, is "Life on the River" in a nutshell! :p
Forum: Random Ramblings... February 22nd, 2009, 08:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,390
Posted By Alan Cochrum
Thumbs up A hardcourt story during halftime

The guy who does the announcing at our church's Upward basketball league games told this story as a halftime devotion yesterday. It was good.
Forum: General SFOT Forum February 22nd, 2009, 08:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,138
Posted By Alan Cochrum
It's an SFOT thing, but we understand

:p

If you weren't the kind of person who asks such questions, you wouldn't be running this site.
Forum: Random Ramblings... February 15th, 2009, 02:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,591
Posted By Alan Cochrum
Never?

Never have seen Blazing Saddles, but I've heard a lot about it. Don't really have any intention of seeing it. But I don't know that there's much that couldn't get a green light from somebody in...
Forum: General SFOT Forum February 15th, 2009, 02:35 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,703
Posted By Alan Cochrum
Question You are ... well ... somewhere

Myself, I never did see the point of it. It looked like a movie set that had gotten lost.
Forum: General SFOT Forum January 29th, 2009, 05:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,899
Posted By Alan Cochrum
Duck, rabbit, duck!

I'll let you and Jim fight that one out ... I was just glad to make red tag after working almost three seasons.
Forum: General SFOT Forum January 27th, 2009, 07:43 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,748
Posted By Alan Cochrum
Obscure Facts Still R Us

-- I have a book by novelist Dean Koontz, Writing Bestselling Fiction, in which he gives a list of modern authors whose work he thinks would-be writers should read for various reasons. Rand is one of...
Forum: General SFOT Forum January 26th, 2009, 09:31 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,748
Posted By Alan Cochrum
Thumbs down Lotsa dead trees

Exhibit A: Ayn Rand's Atlas Shrugged, in which John Galt's speech (not to be confused with Hank Rearden's court speech, or Francisco d'Anconia's speech about money, or ... well, never mind) goes for...
Forum: Random Ramblings... January 26th, 2009, 09:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,503
Posted By Alan Cochrum
Question Why settle for one?

Both, of course.
Forum: General SFOT Forum January 25th, 2009, 09:32 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,748
Posted By Alan Cochrum
Arrow Obscure Factoids R Us

"I am an omnivorous reader with a strangely retentive memory for trifles."

-- Sherlock Holmes in "The Adventure of the Lion's Mane"
Forum: General SFOT Forum January 25th, 2009, 09:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,899
Posted By Alan Cochrum
Familiar faces

Ah, another former Astrolift employee shows up. :D

JSN graciously took me onto his Modern Lift crew back in 1980, if I remember right. I only stayed about a week, but that was because I got...
Forum: General SFOT Forum January 24th, 2009, 05:58 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,748
Posted By Alan Cochrum
Elementary, my dear ...

Oddly enough, this is pretty much one of the plot devices in THE Sherlock Holmes story, "The Hound of the Baskervilles."
Forum: Job listings January 19th, 2009, 07:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,447
Posted By Alan Cochrum
Troublemaker? Check

Wouldn't you like to see the producer's secret checklist of what they REALLY want in the contestant groups?
Forum: Job listings January 19th, 2009, 07:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,447
Posted By Alan Cochrum
Unreality shows

I saw part of a reality show the other day that sparked a rant on my blog.

Basically, a contestant got eliminated (partly on the basis of her looks, and partly on the basis of some of her...
Forum: Random Ramblings... January 19th, 2009, 07:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,485
Posted By Alan Cochrum
Thumbs down Gooood grief

Please tell me that those two "Young Turks" behind the "news desk" (and I use the term loosely) are NOT getting paid a living wage to discuss this "news" film.

Is this the New Media?
Forum: General SFOT Forum January 18th, 2009, 08:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,044
Posted By Alan Cochrum
Well ...

However, I will argue for bad judgment at the very least.
Forum: Job listings January 18th, 2009, 07:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,447
Posted By Alan Cochrum
Survivor: SFOT

I think the world inhabited by us SFOT fanboys/fangirls has at LEAST as much reality about it as the ones in all those TV shows. :yes:

Interpret that however you please. :whistle:
Forum: Job listings January 18th, 2009, 07:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,447
Posted By Alan Cochrum
And in a variety of styles

Would the ceremonial pith helmet go with the governor's job or the archbishop's? If the latter, does it match the vestments?
Forum: General SFOT Forum January 16th, 2009, 10:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,337
Posted By Alan Cochrum
Question When in doubt ...

Reminds me of the scene in Armageddon when they're in the Russian space station. Some piece of machinery won't start at a very inopportune time, and the astronaut there yells, "This is how we fix...
Forum: General SFOT Forum January 14th, 2009, 08:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,331
Posted By Alan Cochrum
Lightbulb The roar of the greasepaint, the smell of the crowd

You forgot "and starring." :p

I did farm out the choreography.
Forum: General SFOT Forum January 12th, 2009, 06:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,331
Posted By Alan Cochrum
Thumbs up I'll bet Pluto does, too

I luv it anyway. :love:
Forum: General SFOT Forum January 11th, 2009, 09:51 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,728
Posted By Alan Cochrum
Even a boar has standards

Perhaps it's a ... well, cannibalism thing?
Forum: SFoT Q&A January 10th, 2009, 08:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,023
Posted By Alan Cochrum
Dignity? I have no dignity

So what would they be paying? :rolleyes:

Actually, you didn't improve my night by raising the possibility of the return of Mr. Six. Where IS Cyrus Cosmo when you need him?
Forum: Removed Attractions January 10th, 2009, 08:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,766
Posted By Alan Cochrum
Lightbulb Memory hooks

I have an advantage in that my SFOT career fell into very clear-cut divisions.

Unlike a lot of people, I was permanent on a very small number of crews -- very little ride-jumping. So 1978 was my...
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