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Old 02-01-2013, 11:00 PM   #51
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This may be of interest to those who have Netflix.

Kevin Spacy (one of my favorite actors) is staring in this new series made exclusively for Netflix, called "House of Cards". He was just interviewed this morning on the Today Show and it sounds like a riveting concept and story.

Check it out! Watch House of Cards Online | Netflix
Thank you for letting us know that Kay, we like him too
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Old 02-01-2013, 11:44 PM   #52
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We have a commercial here for a local furniture store. The husband and wife have always done their own commericals . This past year their three children have taken over doing the commericals. Two sons and a daughter. The girl has always been heavy, but the new ones show here gaining at least 30-40 pounds in a very short time. She used to wear a white blouse with a black jacket. The family uniform. The father always wore a black suit and the mother the white blouse and black jacket. The daughter is now dressed in all black. The mother put on some weight over the years. To be expected. Three children, middle age spread, etc. But in the short time the children have been doing the commercials the daughter has gone from overweight, to fat to obese. I am just curious though, how big is obese? Now I am no one to talk. I could easily stand to lose at least 20 pounds. And I am not judging her. I can't help wonder if the expectations of the kids taking over the business has been too much for her. And as the only girl, is she being ignored? Does she have a health problem that is not being addressed? I was really shocked to see her tonight and can't stop thinking about her.

Her mother for years has been suffering with MS. She did a great job of hiding it. But a year or so ago, the shaking was so noticeable that viewers started to comment on it. So she came out and mentioned talked about her disease. Everyone thought she might have Parkinson Disease. But that was not the case. And it was understood why the kids were doing the commercials instead of their parents. BTW, those three kids are clones of their parents. Even their voices.
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Old 02-03-2013, 04:34 PM   #53
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This may be of interest to those who have Netflix.

Kevin Spacy (one of my favorite actors) is staring in this new series made exclusively for Netflix, called "House of Cards". He was just interviewed this morning on the Today Show and it sounds like a riveting concept and story.

Check it out! Watch House of Cards Online | Netflix
Ykies, I just watched the first episode. Not for the faint of heart nor the easily offended. Definitely R rated.
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Old 02-03-2013, 05:15 PM   #54
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Ykies, I just watched the first episode. Not for the faint of heart nor the easily offended. Definitely R rated.
I'm in
I still have the email advertising the show sitting in my inbox because I like the look of it, Kevin Spacey sitting on a Lincoln Memorial type chair with blood on his hands.
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Old 02-04-2013, 01:54 AM   #55
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Being I'm not faint of heart or easily offended it looks like some story!
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Old 02-05-2013, 07:44 AM   #56
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i just caught the final episode of season 3 of "an idiot abroad" on bbc america the other day, so i'm recording all of seasons 1 through three now. it was hilarious.

and i'm also recording both the english and american versions of "top gear".

yes, the american knock off isn't as good as the brit original, but i still like it. at least on the american version they don't have a need to insult cars made in america or italy, and drool over german cars while reminiscing of the days of great english cars in every episode.
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I've just been introduced to Walter White (Breaking Bad). Wow. Really good.
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Castle threw us for a loop last night...it was a cool story!
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Old 02-26-2013, 01:50 PM   #59
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I've been watching Hoffa more or less this afternoon. It's about the fifth time, so I can miss some parts.
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New show on tonight, Golden Boy, we'll give it a go...if I don't like it, I'm going to bed early.
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