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Gregg, as for movies ....

August 14, 2020 05:38PM avatar
I think I went to the theater and watched my last good one in about 1990 or 91. Movie theaters got way too expensive long ago to make them enjoyable because the cost just to get in the door took the fun out of it.

Add to that the fact that there are not a lot of really good actors these days like we once had, and most of the movies are just not that interesting or entertaining, at least to me, has so many of the good ones that have been my favorites.

Matter of fact, one of the things I enjoy about being single and having a computer is I can watch a lot of the good, older westerns that I haven't seen in a long long time, or some I've just never seen, that are better and enjoyable. My sleep habits are goofy, so many an evening or late night I'll be at my computer enjoying a good movie with the likes of Randolph Scott, Joel McCrea, Robert Mitchum, James Stewart, John Wayne, Alan Ladd, Kirk Douglas, Clark Gable, or a lot of the short movies with Tom Mix, William Cassidy, and many many more.

Besides, I especially enjoy some of those old, early Black and Whites that were filmed on some real locations or where we got to see not just the acting attire, but how people really dressed and handled money and how they behaved as well as where they went. A lot of things in lot of those older movies were actually how things really happened and showed the types of places where people in the early days visited. Those types of locations that I've seen in older movies have rewarded me in my detecting efforts even going back to the early '70s.

Even though some of the early movies where a little corny at times, many of them were very good movies. Sometimes, good stuff is on TV like tonight. *** I had to step in and edit my post darn it. I mentioned the movie coming on tonight and as I checked the program listing it's not the good Red River it's a newer version that I don't care for because I don't like James Arness at least in this movie. So, to see a good movie, I'll go over to my movie rack and movie shows and pick out something to enjoy. And it won't be modern.

Yes the better movies remind me of the good videos that I see that have been done by Garrett Electronics or Nokta / Makro or Minelab. So many of the more modern movies I just don't care for, that includes the actors and the quality of the movie. They remind me more of those nutty White's videos like when they were introducing the MX Sport. You know, the low-quality, terrible budget, poor acting and useless videos.

Monte

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Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 08/14/2020 06:26PM by Monte.
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7 1/2 years, untold hours, and 15,246 coin later....... Attachments

zincoln 269 August 01, 2020 08:31PM

Hey, C H-E, did you get that $5 gold piece touched up? N/T

Monte 100 August 13, 2020 09:54PM

Rust concretion largely gone Attachments

zincoln 112 August 21, 2020 02:50PM

thumbs up Brian, it looks terrific! N/T

Monte 86 August 21, 2020 10:05PM

Careful you don't lose that again.

UtahRich 91 August 21, 2020 05:05PM

Re: Rust concretion largely gone

OregonGregg 91 August 21, 2020 02:53PM

Not yet....

zincoln 96 August 14, 2020 11:56PM

Re: Hey, C H-E, did you get that $5 gold piece touched up? Attachments

OregonGregg 125 August 14, 2020 01:31PM

Re: Hey, C H-E, did you get that $5 gold piece touched up?

NWCindy 97 August 16, 2020 03:05PM

C H-E is short for ... Chief Half-Eagle.

Monte 105 August 14, 2020 05:15PM

CHUD has a certain ring to it. cool smiley

UtahRich 94 August 14, 2020 10:46PM

Gregg, as for movies ....

Monte 103 August 14, 2020 05:38PM

Favorite Western?

UtahRich 98 August 14, 2020 11:36PM

OK Rich, on a few I will agree.

Monte 100 August 16, 2020 09:42AM

Re: Favorite Western? recent and decent.....thumbs up

Sodbuster 99 August 15, 2020 11:46AM

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Sodbuster 100 August 08, 2020 12:52PM

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Elbert 103 August 08, 2020 09:35AM

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Goondock 118 August 05, 2020 11:09AM

Goldilocks might be an infringement, so what could it be?confused smiley

Monte 135 August 05, 2020 09:09PM

Re: Chief half-eagle

Sodbuster 100 August 08, 2020 12:54PM

Re: Goldilocks might be an infringement, so what could it be?confused smiley

zincoln 119 August 05, 2020 11:57PM

A new name tag for zincoln ? eye popping smiley

UtahRich 105 August 08, 2020 02:18PM

Don't chuckle too hard, Chief, the more I thought about it after I posted the more I think it's fitting. N/T

Monte 117 August 06, 2020 12:17AM

Re: Don't chuckle too hard, Chief, Ha Ha Ha Ha funny stuff N/T

Kickindirt 105 August 07, 2020 02:15AM

It just feels my Heart with warmth

OregonGregg 115 August 07, 2020 10:36AM

Actually, for those in the Gold Coin Club or those striving to join it leaves us with the "How Come?" quesions..

Monte 110 August 07, 2020 11:27AM

Re: Actually, for those in the Gold Coin Club or those striving to join it leaves us with the "How Come?" quesions..

Druid 101 August 07, 2020 01:56PM

Re: 7 1/2 years, untold hours, and 15,246 coin later.......

Kickindirt 107 August 04, 2020 07:02AM

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zincoln 100 August 04, 2020 09:09AM

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Utah1971 101 August 03, 2020 09:23PM

THx Eric! Too bad it wasn't in Wells where we could have had a libation! N/T

zincoln 97 August 03, 2020 10:01PM

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diggindeep 100 August 03, 2020 03:08PM

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zincoln 90 August 03, 2020 08:12PM

The IDX Pro is one my favorite metal detectorsWhite's Electronics

Hombre 123 August 03, 2020 09:24AM

Yes, some very nice models were over-looked and replaced with junk.

Monte 111 August 03, 2020 01:09PM

Re: The IDX Pro is one my favorite metal detectorsWhite's Electronics

zincoln 119 August 03, 2020 12:57PM

Good to hear!

Monte 109 August 03, 2020 01:15PM

Re: 7 1/2 years, untold hours, and 15,246 coin later.......beautiful and well deserved smileys with diet Dr. Pepper float

Druid 107 August 02, 2020 08:55PM

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jmaryt 116 August 02, 2020 08:23PM

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zincoln 109 August 02, 2020 09:55PM

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Timbertodd 100 August 03, 2020 09:04PM

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NWCindy 108 August 02, 2020 07:59PM

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WM6 122 August 02, 2020 03:56PM

Congratulations Brian, and the reward for the day was well deserved.

Monte 111 August 02, 2020 02:36AM

Ok, enough is enough. Attachments

OregonGregg 151 August 02, 2020 02:45PM

You're just full of surprises Gregg!

UtahRich 105 August 03, 2020 09:01AM

Re: You're just full of surprises Gregg! Attachments

OregonGregg 104 August 04, 2020 07:49AM

Obviously, OreonGregg has a better-equipped detector team than he thought.thumbs up

Monte 111 August 05, 2020 08:01AM

Have one last old tech machine left Attachments

OregonGregg 119 August 05, 2020 09:19AM

i Have the Great Great Uncle to that ‘Old Tech’ machine of yours Attachments

UtahRich 107 August 05, 2020 11:33AM

Rich, your "Great Uncle" Tesoro Golden Sabre production dates:

Monte 99 August 07, 2020 01:22AM

I'll bet Monte has you beat.....

zincoln 101 August 05, 2020 04:00PM

Wooden search cocils? Oh, I remember those days well.

Monte 93 August 07, 2020 12:39AM

Of course Monte has me beat.....

UtahRich 105 August 05, 2020 07:40PM

Re: Ok, enough is enough.

NWCindy 109 August 02, 2020 08:00PM

Did i just get slapped with a glove:-)

zincoln 109 August 02, 2020 06:10PM

O.T.I ... $25 hr.

Monte 122 August 02, 2020 05:24PM

Re: Ok, enough is enough.

Timbertodd 119 August 02, 2020 04:21PM

Re: Ok, enough is enough. Attachments

OregonGregg 118 August 04, 2020 08:34AM

Thank you Monte!

zincoln 112 August 02, 2020 08:50AM

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Remfire 101 August 02, 2020 12:08AM

why oh why did i sell that machine ?????

OregonGregg 116 August 01, 2020 09:44PM

Re: why oh why did i sell that machine ?????

zincoln 111 August 01, 2020 10:21PM

Why did i sell that machine ?????

UtahRich 105 August 02, 2020 12:00AM

Re: Why did i sell that machine ?????

zincoln 101 August 02, 2020 12:53AM

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Timbertodd 108 August 01, 2020 09:28PM

Thank you Todd. It most certainly was a moment i won't forget. N/T

zincoln 105 August 01, 2020 10:21PM



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