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Post by ChrisReynolds » November 15th, 2016, 12:17 am

ChrisReynolds on Nov 14 2016, 01:47:15 PM wrote:
joachimt on Nov 14 2016, 01:23:19 PM wrote:He hasn't checked a movie since then as well. Anybody heard anything?
He last posted on Facebook on 27th October, but he's not particularly active on there so that's not unusual. I've sent him a Facebook message just in case.
He's fine, just taking a break from films for a while.

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Post by joachimt » November 15th, 2016, 7:49 am

ChrisReynolds on Nov 14 2016, 05:17:12 PM wrote:
ChrisReynolds on Nov 14 2016, 01:47:15 PM wrote:
joachimt on Nov 14 2016, 01:23:19 PM wrote:He hasn't checked a movie since then as well. Anybody heard anything?
He last posted on Facebook on 27th October, but he's not particularly active on there so that's not unusual. I've sent him a Facebook message just in case.
He's fine, just taking a break from films for a while.
Can you ask him about Hungary? The world cup I mean.
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Post by AdamH » November 30th, 2016, 5:30 pm

I was looking at the stats and I think we are pretty good at retaining members. Took a look at our top 100 posters since the forum started in May 2011. 77 of them have posted this month. Then it goes, sorted by last post date:

October 2016
Ormazd
SanderO
beeswax

September 2016
CMT
Mulholland

August 2016
George Bailey
Torgo
Life as Fiction

May 2016
SkilledLunatic

March 2016
Insomnia
Bobbybrown
Dimitris Psachos Springer
Onderhond
Rad82

November 2015
Sir Plebeian

September 2015
Serriform

July 2015
JCS

June 2015
Drbop

October 2014
SeanMX12

September 2014
Pain
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#84

Post by sortile9io » November 30th, 2016, 5:44 pm

Where's the threshold to enter the top 100 posters?

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#85

Post by PeacefulAnarchy » November 30th, 2016, 6:04 pm

sortile9io on Nov 30 2016, 10:44:24 AM wrote:Where's the threshold to enter the top 100 posters?
Around 650 posts

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Post by Nopros » November 30th, 2016, 10:46 pm

Top 100. Fuck yeah. :guns:

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#87

Post by Jay Mars » December 13th, 2016, 7:06 pm

funkybusiness on Aug 6 2016, 01:16:01 AM wrote:
Ettinauer226XL on Aug 6 2016, 12:55:52 AM wrote:Jay Mars :'(

And maybe Local... again (why this thread was made in the first place)
D; where muh bruhs at D;
It's nice to know I was remembered. :D

I haven't been watching many movies lately (I've almost slipped out of the top 100), but I do need to check in here more.

Did I miss anything good?

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#88

Post by Armoreska » December 13th, 2016, 7:41 pm

Why isnt there a forum member yet whose name is "Forum member X"... Sounds coool
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Post by Pretentious Hipster » December 13th, 2016, 10:35 pm

Jay Mars on Dec 13 2016, 12:06:36 PM wrote:
funkybusiness on Aug 6 2016, 01:16:01 AM wrote:
Ettinauer226XL on Aug 6 2016, 12:55:52 AM wrote:Jay Mars :'(

And maybe Local... again (why this thread was made in the first place)
D; where muh bruhs at D;
It's nice to know I was remembered. :D

I haven't been watching many movies lately (I've almost slipped out of the top 100), but I do need to check in here more.

Did I miss anything good?
Not really. It turned into politic-central here. Your avatar is probably a suitable reaction for seeing how this forum is now.
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Post by monty » December 13th, 2016, 10:38 pm

Ettinauer226XL on Dec 13 2016, 03:35:04 PM wrote:
Jay Mars on Dec 13 2016, 12:06:36 PM wrote:
funkybusiness on Aug 6 2016, 01:16:01 AM wrote:D; where muh bruhs at D;
It's nice to know I was remembered. :D

I haven't been watching many movies lately (I've almost slipped out of the top 100), but I do need to check in here more.

Did I miss anything good?
Not really. It turned into politic-central here. Your avatar is probably a suitable reaction for seeing how this forum is now.
Yeah, it went downhill pretty quickly when you stopped posting those inspiring tumblr shots of yours. Why, oh why, Art?

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Post by Pretentious Hipster » December 13th, 2016, 10:40 pm

I knew that they were the most beneficial part of the film, but I didn't think they were crucial!
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Post by Jay Mars » December 13th, 2016, 10:44 pm

Ettinauer226XL on Dec 13 2016, 03:35:04 PM wrote:
Jay Mars on Dec 13 2016, 12:06:36 PM wrote:
funkybusiness on Aug 6 2016, 01:16:01 AM wrote:D; where muh bruhs at D;
It's nice to know I was remembered. :D

I haven't been watching many movies lately (I've almost slipped out of the top 100), but I do need to check in here more.

Did I miss anything good?
Not really. It turned into politic-central here. Your avatar is probably a suitable reaction for seeing how this forum is now.
Yes, I had to check out for a while. I was trying to ignore politics as much as possible, but things were getting heated here and I kept getting sucked into political debates. I need to learn to take deep breaths and let it go. Hence my avatar. :)

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#93

Post by Pretentious Hipster » December 13th, 2016, 10:46 pm

We must talk about films again! Shame that both me and you haven't been seeing many lately.
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#94

Post by Jay Mars » December 14th, 2016, 12:56 am

Yes, we should try talking about movies on the icheckMOVIES forum. It would be refreshing.

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Post by xianjiro » December 14th, 2016, 1:09 am

yeah, I wanna know what Alex Jones thinks of Office Christmas Party - looks like a real winner :down:

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Post by Jay Mars » December 14th, 2016, 1:23 am

Is Alex Jones on here now? Apparently Ruth Bader Ginsburg joined since I was last here, so nothing would surprise me.

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Post by funkybusiness » December 14th, 2016, 1:32 am

It's Jaaaay!!! You left and Mike Trout won the MVP and I had no one to share it with D;

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Post by Cippenham » December 14th, 2016, 6:22 am

Jay Mars on Dec 13 2016, 06:23:53 PM wrote:Is Alex Jones on here now? Apparently Ruth Bader Ginsburg joined since I was last here, so nothing would surprise me.
Can you tell me and non Americans who that is please. Welcome back too. Coming up to post 10000 soon, I think it should be a little joke, like many of my posts right? :lol:
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Post by Pretentious Hipster » December 14th, 2016, 6:25 am

Cippenham on Dec 13 2016, 11:22:19 PM wrote:
Jay Mars on Dec 13 2016, 06:23:53 PM wrote:Is Alex Jones on here now? Apparently Ruth Bader Ginsburg joined since I was last here, so nothing would surprise me.
Can you tell me and non Americans who that is please. Welcome back too.
I hope you mean Alex Jones! I'll always post him :D

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Post by funkybusiness » December 14th, 2016, 6:28 am

Cippenham on Dec 13 2016, 11:22:19 PM wrote:
Jay Mars on Dec 13 2016, 06:23:53 PM wrote:Is Alex Jones on here now? Apparently Ruth Bader Ginsburg joined since I was last here, so nothing would surprise me.
Can you tell me and non Americans who that is please. Welcome back too. Coming up to post 10000 soon, I think it should be a little joke, like many of my posts right? :lol:
in this case, Alex Jones does not refer to that Welsh lady on the telly. unfortunately.

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Post by Cippenham » December 14th, 2016, 6:29 am

Of course I knew who he was as you well know. No worries the other is Liberal Supreme Court Judge now in her 80s. But had to look her up on Wikipedia
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Post by RBG » December 14th, 2016, 7:43 am

it me :P
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Post by albajos » December 14th, 2016, 11:43 am

PeacefulAnarchy on Nov 30 2016, 11:04:07 AM wrote:
sortile9io on Nov 30 2016, 10:44:24 AM wrote:Where's the threshold to enter the top 100 posters?
Around 650 posts
Well, 662.

I'm 101!

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Post by Jay Mars » December 14th, 2016, 5:27 pm

RBG on Dec 14 2016, 12:43:07 AM wrote:it me :P
Yes, it's good to have you. Stay with us for the next 4-8 years please.

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#105

Post by Jay Mars » December 14th, 2016, 5:29 pm

funkybusiness on Dec 13 2016, 06:32:25 PM wrote:It's Jaaaay!!! You left and Mike Trout won the MVP and I had no one to share it with D;
Maybe if I leave again, the Angels will actually get into the postseason.

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Post by AdamH » June 13th, 2018, 9:44 pm

Local Hero :(

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Post by Fergenaprido » June 14th, 2018, 4:18 pm

AdamH on Jun 13 2018, 03:44:07 PM wrote:Local Hero :(
Less than 20 checks since the beginning of the year on icm, but last few checks were only a week ago, so he's still alive and kicking it seems.

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Post by GruesomeTwosome » June 14th, 2018, 4:22 pm

What ever happened to albajos? He was a very frequent poster here ever since I came over from IMDB last year, until about 5 or 6 months ago maybe.
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Post by Armoreska » June 14th, 2018, 4:27 pm

GruesomeTwosome on Jun 14 2018, 10:22:43 AM wrote:What ever happened to albajos? He was a very frequent poster here ever since I came over from IMDB last year, until about 5 or 6 months ago maybe.
Seems like a sudden discommunication. Last check 3 weeks ago.
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Post by AdamH » June 14th, 2018, 4:41 pm

GruesomeTwosome on Jun 14 2018, 10:22:43 AM wrote:What ever happened to albajos? He was a very frequent poster here ever since I came over from IMDB last year, until about 5 or 6 months ago maybe.
He quit the forum because some people wanted the extended TSPDT list to be official.

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Post by GruesomeTwosome » June 14th, 2018, 4:47 pm

AdamH on Jun 14 2018, 10:41:14 AM wrote:
GruesomeTwosome on Jun 14 2018, 10:22:43 AM wrote:What ever happened to albajos? He was a very frequent poster here ever since I came over from IMDB last year, until about 5 or 6 months ago maybe.
He quit the forum because some people wanted the extended TSPDT list to be official.
Yeah I do recall him not liking that idea, but find it hard to believe that he'd totally quit the forum over something like that which is ultimately quite trivial, really. If that really was the deal-breaker for him, then, damn...he sure is hella passionate about TSPDT, lol.
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Post by AdamH » June 14th, 2018, 4:53 pm

GruesomeTwosome on Jun 14 2018, 10:47:27 AM wrote:
AdamH on Jun 14 2018, 10:41:14 AM wrote:
GruesomeTwosome on Jun 14 2018, 10:22:43 AM wrote:What ever happened to albajos? He was a very frequent poster here ever since I came over from IMDB last year, until about 5 or 6 months ago maybe.
He quit the forum because some people wanted the extended TSPDT list to be official.
Yeah I do recall him not liking that idea, but find it hard to believe that he'd totally quit the forum over something like that which is ultimately quite trivial, really. If that really was the deal-breaker for him, then, damn...he sure is hella passionate about TSPDT, lol.
No idea. That was certainly the last time he posted but maybe there were other reasons. Pity because i think he was a good poster. Lots of people come and go over time on forums and I'm sure they have their own reasons or are sometimes too busy offline

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Post by joachimt » June 14th, 2018, 8:23 pm

AdamH on Jun 14 2018, 10:53:38 AM wrote:
GruesomeTwosome on Jun 14 2018, 10:47:27 AM wrote:
AdamH on Jun 14 2018, 10:41:14 AM wrote:He quit the forum because some people wanted the extended TSPDT list to be official.
Yeah I do recall him not liking that idea, but find it hard to believe that he'd totally quit the forum over something like that which is ultimately quite trivial, really. If that really was the deal-breaker for him, then, damn...he sure is hella passionate about TSPDT, lol.
No idea. That was certainly the last time he posted but maybe there were other reasons. Pity because i think he was a good poster. Lots of people come and go over time on forums and I'm sure they have their own reasons or are sometimes too busy offline
Maybe it wasn't only the fact to adopt the extended TSPDT, but his departure was certainly caused by the whole discussion around it. There was probably more and this was the last thing he needed to drop out.
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Post by AdamH » April 14th, 2020, 2:10 pm

Lockdown gave me an excuse to make a list and look into this again.

154 members with 500+ posts. 115 of those members have posted this year. 39 haven't posted this year. Seems like a pretty good retention rate.

Members who haven't posted this year (ordered by post count):
Kasparius
Local Hero -- aka MestnyiGeroi
Rich
themagician
George Bailey
Kowry
serri
Cynical Cinephile
SkilledLunatic
Pain
Jay Mars
insomnia
ormazd
te18
CMT
Sir Plebeian
monk-time
SeanMX12
Nuclearplanet
Hunziker
jgwr
Mulholland
SanderO
Dimitris Psachos Springer
Coco LaBerge
Simba63
drbop
Life as Fiction
JCS
beeswax
afirm
Noirville
Rad82
Samlion
rohit
Prat
Bobby Peru
LarsC
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Post by Pretentious Hipster » April 14th, 2020, 2:14 pm

It is unfortunate but bound to happen.

Felt so guilty with a political post that I almost got myself banned from this forum to cut off internet time. Even discussed it with someone here in PM's. I did have someone talk me out of it though.

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Post by AdamH » April 14th, 2020, 2:24 pm

Pretentious Hipster wrote:
April 14th, 2020, 2:14 pm
It is unfortunate but bound to happen.

Felt so guilty with a political post that I almost got myself banned from this forum to cut off internet time. Even discussed it with someone here in PM's. I did have someone talk me out of it though.
Think it's a pretty great thing that we've kept so many regulars considering the forum has been on the go for almost nine years now. Of those 115 who have posted this year, 48 joined in 2011, 11 in 2012, 14 in 2013, 9 in 2014, 7 in 2015, 8 in 2016, 13 in 2017 and 5 in 2018. The rise in 2017 in mainly due to the IMDb forums closing down and a few joining here instead (a few of whom have thankfully stuck around and been great additions to the forum). Of course, it also takes time to get to 500 posts so we will have others who joined in recent years with <500 posts so far.

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Post by blueboybob » April 14th, 2020, 3:40 pm

themagician's shorts site is why i joined. To track down those really hard to find movies.

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Post by Pretentious Hipster » April 14th, 2020, 3:46 pm

The magician left after that huge fight in the pinku film thread

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Post by Armoreska » April 14th, 2020, 3:49 pm

They will be missed.
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viewtopic.php?f=1&t=1434
and "Gordon" Liu Chia-Hui/Liu Chia-Liang and Yuen Woo-ping and "Sammo" Hung Kam-bo

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Post by joachimt » April 14th, 2020, 4:56 pm

blueboybob wrote:
April 14th, 2020, 3:40 pm
themagician's shorts site is why i joined. To track down those really hard to find movies.
I wonder how you knew about that site without joining the forum......
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