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RK_Striker_JK_5 wrote:
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Johnny Five. Making me want to watch Short Circuit again and a certain very white actor portraying a Indian...
Haha. That was so bad, I didn’t realize it until years later.
I didn't, either. And yeah. That was bad.
I didn't see it either until I saw the actor in the other movies much later. Since then I always wondered what were they thinking anyway. Couldnt he just be one of so many white nerdy super smart guys the US had (and still has) at the time? Why did he need to be Indian?
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Or hell, why not just hire an Indian actor?
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RK_Striker_JK_5 wrote:
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Or hell, why not just hire an Indian actor?
Because then it would be called Avatar and directed by M’night! (Ba-dom-tssss). Drums for lame joke.
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And at the end, you'd find out they were all dead AND actually living on a private reserve on Earth!
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That's not twisty enough. :P
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And the Navi aren't really giant blue aliens at all, just actors in rubber suits!

Twisty enough now? Lol
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The Navi weren't even actors in rubber suits... they were actors in mocap suits! ;)
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As if we didn't have enough to worry about. A little story, thankfully with a happy ending:

On the 11 May, about a week after Graham passed away (and two days before his funeral) our 10 year old cat Poppy escaped from Graham's house. Up until last night she had been missing for three weeks. As you can see, she's a highly unusual cat:

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We've never seen another one like her. We put her on various lost pet websites, put posters up and letters through more than 150 houses nearby. Two weeks later it rained and we replaced them all over again. During that time we've had signings of numerous cats. At least two identical to poppy.

The good news is that last night 21 days after her going missing someone called to say that she was in their back garden. Irene (my wife) went round and low and behold it was Poppy! We've got her back. Now all we have to do is take down about 300 posters!
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IanKennedy wrote:
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As if we didn't have enough to worry about. A little story, thankfully with a happy ending:

On the 11 May, about a week after Graham passed away (and two days before his funeral) our 10 year old cat Poppy escaped from Graham's house. Up until last night she had been missing for three weeks. As you can see, she's a highly unusual cat:

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We've never seen another one like her. We put her on various lost pet websites, put posters up and letters through more than 150 houses nearby. Two weeks later it rained and we replaced them all over again. During that time we've had signings of numerous cats. At least two identical to poppy.

The good news is that last night 21 days after her going missing someone called to say that she was in their back garden. Irene (my wife) went round and low and behold it was Poppy! We've got her back. Now all we have to do is take down about 300 posters!
I'm very glad to read for some good news for you and your family, Ian. That's a good kitteh!
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IanKennedy wrote:
Tue Jun 02, 2020 10:10 pm
As if we didn't have enough to worry about. A little story, thankfully with a happy ending:

On the 11 May, about a week after Graham passed away (and two days before his funeral) our 10 year old cat Poppy escaped from Graham's house. Up until last night she had been missing for three weeks. As you can see, she's a highly unusual cat:

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We've never seen another one like her. We put her on various lost pet websites, put posters up and letters through more than 150 houses nearby. Two weeks later it rained and we replaced them all over again. During that time we've had signings of numerous cats. At least two identical to poppy.

The good news is that last night 21 days after her going missing someone called to say that she was in their back garden. Irene (my wife) went round and low and behold it was Poppy! We've got her back. Now all we have to do is take down about 300 posters!
Is Poppy the cat that Graham once called, "the world's most evil cat?" Exploring the neighborhood in her old age... Naughty, pretty kitty.
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Poppy is the cat that Graham considered a 'minion of Satan', as she would stare at him with pure unadulterated hatred, even when he held a treat or laser pointer. They learned to avoid one another during weeks of cat sitting. Perhaps she was out delivering her annual report to the head honcho of evil. Just a guess!
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Yes, Graham and Poppy didn’t like each other :)
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T'Pau wrote:
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Poppy is the cat that Graham considered a 'minion of Satan', as she would stare at him with pure unadulterated hatred, even when he held a treat or laser pointer. They learned to avoid one another during weeks of cat sitting. Perhaps she was out delivering her annual report to the head honcho of evil. Just a guess!
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Yes, Graham and Poppy didn’t like each other :)
That is just too cute. Graham had to catsit the cat that hates him.
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He was paid for it, and it’s not like he was hunted by the cat. If he left it alone it would leave him alone. Basically keep food available, keep litter clean and a bit of company (letting the cat sit in the same room).
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Had a gray long haired cat similar to Poppy when I was growing up. She had white feet though and white spot on her belly. Soxie I think is how we spelled her name.
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