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by sunkistbabe1
Tue Mar 18, 2008 1:30 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Dexter
Replies: 216
Views: 65410

Re: Dexter

Amarantha wrote:*finishes reading Dexter in the Dark*

Did anyone else find book 3 a bit of a shark-jump? Here's hoping the telly series stays well away from that...


I heard somewhere, and don't ask me where because I can't remember now, that the 3rd season doesn't follow the 3rd book very much.
by sunkistbabe1
Tue Feb 19, 2008 5:35 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Dexter
Replies: 216
Views: 65410

Re: Dexter

Some swearing... it IS CTV... remember when America went to war with Canada over naughty language? Even with some of the swearing still in there, i bet they bleep out all the M.F'in language :) Any trimmed down version of Dexter is going to be an inferior Dexter. Once you watch the first season, I'...
by sunkistbabe1
Mon Feb 18, 2008 7:53 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Dexter
Replies: 216
Views: 65410

Re: Dexter

Mighty Jalapeno wrote:WOOO!!!

It's on CTV right now. I love Canadian basic cable :) We get the good shit.


Did they cut out the swearing? or just bleep over it. Because if you really want to see Dexter in all it's glory, I could give you a copy of ours.... both seasons.
by sunkistbabe1
Wed Jan 23, 2008 4:20 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: The Dark Knight
Replies: 602
Views: 52796

Re: The Dark Knight.

Stief wrote:I was looking forward to this (and still am), but it's gonna be weird seeing Heath Ledger in it now...:(


Yes, me too. I was so sad to hear of Heath's passing.
He was such a good actor.
by sunkistbabe1
Wed Jan 02, 2008 3:56 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: REALLY Annoying Misconceptions
Replies: 4059
Views: 361311

Re: REALLY Annoying Misconceptions

Misconception: That I *enjoy* helping people with their homework. I got that in jr high school. Math was super easy for me and I often helped my friends during and after class with their work. I finally told one girl that it was about time she learned the material, since I was going over and over t...
by sunkistbabe1
Mon Dec 31, 2007 6:31 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: British Comedies
Replies: 226
Views: 25400

Re: British Comedies

I live on British comedies, so I can reccommend a bunch. I even have a list! - Spaced (Nothing can beat this in terms of sheer HOLY SHIT AMAZING.) - Father Ted (It's pretty much a religion here. Pretty much everyone I know can quote every single episode by heart. "So I hear you're a racist now...
by sunkistbabe1
Sat Dec 29, 2007 3:40 am UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Holiday Food
Replies: 8
Views: 1532

Re: Holiday Food

Hubby's family have homemade pirogies at new years and homemade eggs Benedict Christmas morning. Our family usually had a small appy smorg christmas eve. You know, crackers, cheese, pickles etc. We picked up that tradition but would add other things here and there like smoked mussles, fancy cheese e...
by sunkistbabe1
Thu Dec 27, 2007 6:32 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Grades, Marks and Report Cards
Replies: 76
Views: 10958

Re: Grades, Marks and Report Cards

Well, yeah. You weren't dumb, so that just left crazy, right? Right? I think it was the step-mom's decision... mostly. She never had her own kids and read some self help parenting books, and child psychology books, so she assumed she knew what she was doing. You should have seen the look she gave m...
by sunkistbabe1
Thu Dec 27, 2007 6:12 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Grades, Marks and Report Cards
Replies: 76
Views: 10958

Re: Grades, Marks and Report Cards

If I got a B, I would be forced to sit down and have a talk with my parents (or rather, my father and my step-mom) about why I chose to get such a low grade when I was capable of getting an A. Looking back, I often think that I got low marks now and then just to piss them off. Just wanted to toss i...
by sunkistbabe1
Mon Dec 24, 2007 11:57 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: The Dark Knight
Replies: 602
Views: 52796

Re: The Dark Knight.

Batman begins had to be one of the best, if not the best, comic book superhero movie made. I wasn't sure what to think of it when we first rented it. I knew it went back to the beginning of Batman, but I kept thinking, "We've already done this - with Micheal Keaton", how good could it be? ...
by sunkistbabe1
Mon Dec 17, 2007 7:47 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Dexter
Replies: 216
Views: 65410

Re: Dexter

oh man, who saw the finale last night? Saw it a couple weeks ago! Loved it. Not quite the shocking twist as season 1 ender, but still great. I can't imagine how much will be cut out when it comes to CBS. Have you ever seen Die Hard on regular tv? There was so many voice overs from someone who didn'...
by sunkistbabe1
Mon Dec 10, 2007 6:29 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Pizza Toppings
Replies: 142
Views: 46685

Re: Pizza Toppings

We just made a pirogi pizza this past weekend. Cooked up several pirogies, then chopped them up and placed them on a pizza with some cooked crumbled bacon, green onions, mushrooms (including some portabello) and red onion.

Doing that one again soon! :)
by sunkistbabe1
Fri Dec 07, 2007 4:57 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Dexter
Replies: 216
Views: 65410

Re: Dexter

Episodes 11 and 12 of season 2 just got leaked. Hubby found them and downloaded them so we're all caught up for the season! :) Not going to say anything else... but that I love this show!
by sunkistbabe1
Fri Dec 07, 2007 4:54 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Gonna Be Away For Awhile
Replies: 54
Views: 3616

Re: Gonna Be Away For Awhile

"Are you tired?" "Yeeeaaahhhh....." "Do you want to do have a bottle and lay down?" "NO! MEATBALLS!!!" Heh, shes a cutie though. I cannot wait for photos. I'm trying to convince hubby to come to town to do some Xmas shopping this weekend and we will try to po...
by sunkistbabe1
Wed Dec 05, 2007 8:03 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: REALLY Annoying Misconceptions
Replies: 4059
Views: 361311

Re: REALLY Annoying Misconceptions

yyyy/mm/dd is clearly the best as it sorts alphabetically It makes sorting easier, but a lot of companies must comply with government rules or other regulations, so reports we generate must be in the format their company uses, sometimes with sometimes without leading zeroes... gets fun to code for ...
by sunkistbabe1
Wed Dec 05, 2007 7:07 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: REALLY Annoying Misconceptions
Replies: 4059
Views: 361311

Re: REALLY Annoying Misconceptions

Misconception: MM/DD/YYYY is a good way of writing the date. wtf is with putting the month first? It's like writing 245 if you mean four hundred and twenty five. Depends on your country...the standards are different from Canada to US, to UK to Australia. Trust me, I have to code for all possibiliti...
by sunkistbabe1
Tue Dec 04, 2007 6:51 am UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Enhancing ordinary food
Replies: 76
Views: 8088

Re: Enhancing ordinary food

This thread is about simple little tricks to make ordinary food into a special treat. A dash of cinnamon in the coffee grounds A Dash Sesame Oil in almost any stir-fry or asian style meal Parmesan on almost any pasta (real stuff) Worcestershire for steak marinade Bajan Hot sauce with Mayo for a san...
by sunkistbabe1
Tue Dec 04, 2007 6:39 am UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Coffee
Replies: 257
Views: 105403

Re: Coffee

coffee coffee coffee... only thing keeps me sane on monday mornings. ;) I work in a software company, and It was an ugly sight when the cheapo coffee maker broke a couple weeks ago. I dug out the old POS diner-style honkin metal one to clean out (took me an hour). We used to use it but stopped at on...
by sunkistbabe1
Fri Nov 30, 2007 7:06 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: British Comedies
Replies: 226
Views: 25400

Re: British Comedies

Mighty Jalapeno wrote:Also, has anyone mentioned My Hero?


I must see this show now
by sunkistbabe1
Wed Nov 28, 2007 7:57 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: REALLY Annoying Misconceptions
Replies: 4059
Views: 361311

Re: Re:

Vanguard wrote:
Jesster wrote:Ladies thinking that, just because I am a guy, I automatically want to have sex with them.

I get that, and it comes with "Because he's not hitting on me, he must be gay" assumption.



Or, because I am not interested in someone who is hitting on me, they think I'm gay.
by sunkistbabe1
Tue Nov 27, 2007 4:23 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Pizza Toppings
Replies: 142
Views: 46685

Re: Pizza Toppings

Prole wrote:Just thought of my favourite ever topping.

Wood fired oven.
Thin base.
Tomato sauce base,
Chorizo,
Roasted red pepper.
Cheese

Absolutely delish.



drool......
by sunkistbabe1
Thu Nov 22, 2007 11:04 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Telling kids about Santa Claus?
Replies: 141
Views: 11750

Re: Telling kids about Santa Claus?

Even once we knew that santa was not real, stockings were almost always put out during the night when we were not aware, so it was a surprise the next morning. Hell, i've done that for hubby before. Of course he has a bad habit of trying to figure out gifts before xmas, then convince me he needs to ...
by sunkistbabe1
Wed Nov 21, 2007 6:35 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Benefits of Marriage
Replies: 43
Views: 5196

Re: Benefits of Marriage

Even the process of planning the wedding (and taking some mandatory wedding preparation classes) teaches quite a bit about yourself and your spouse. I'm not generally a big "QFT" person, but that most definitely deserves a QFT. Not that we took any wedding preparation classes, but we had ...
by sunkistbabe1
Wed Nov 21, 2007 7:16 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: British Comedies
Replies: 226
Views: 25400

Re: British Comedies

I think everyone here named the good ones. Hubby downloaded father ted recently and we've watched a few. I've watched Red Dwarf. I own all Faulty Towers and Black Adder (4 seasons total of that one btw). Monty Python. My parents watch some others and we've seen a couple good ones when we visit but I...
by sunkistbabe1
Wed Nov 21, 2007 7:07 am UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Pizza Toppings
Replies: 142
Views: 46685

Re: Pizza Toppings

You gotta believe in the power of positive thinking!
by sunkistbabe1
Wed Nov 21, 2007 12:40 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Benefits of Marriage
Replies: 43
Views: 5196

Re: Benefits of Marriage

This may be a bit more of a side-effect compared to what has already been mentioned. Studies done on 'family economics', where you try and set up economic models and theories for family matters, show that married couples in general have a higher probability of moving to rural areas where housing et...
by sunkistbabe1
Tue Nov 20, 2007 6:21 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Sesame Street Unsuitable For Children
Replies: 16
Views: 2617

Re: Sesame Street Unsuitable For Children

Aleril wrote:Or you could just show them Sesame Street.


Haven't downloaded that one yet, but I might now, she does like Elmo and Grover
by sunkistbabe1
Tue Nov 20, 2007 5:18 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Sesame Street Unsuitable For Children
Replies: 16
Views: 2617

Re: Sesame Street Unsuitable For Children

Come back Jim, we miss you. At least Brian Henson is trying to do some more "Henson-esque" things recently. He makes a very good kids show called "Bear in the big blue house" that our girls love. First time I watched it, I thought it had a familiar feel to it... then I saw his n...
by sunkistbabe1
Tue Nov 20, 2007 4:13 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Home Brew Beer? Fantastic!
Replies: 15
Views: 3434

Re: Home Brew Beer? Fantastic!

We brew our own stuff a lot. So far we've used kits you can buy at any local UBrew, but hubby wants to do it himself from scratch. I got him a couple books on it one year for Christmas.

The best mixes we found to date was a dark beer with a mild chocolaty taste... any wheat beers, and a nice red.
by sunkistbabe1
Tue Nov 20, 2007 4:11 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Really good ABSOLUTELY DISGUSTING food
Replies: 292
Views: 57058

Re: Really good ABSOLUTELY DISGUSTING food

For some reason all my friends are still squeamish about calamari. I totally grossed one friend out by danging one of the pieces that still had all 8 little legs on it in front of his face. To this day he's still scarred and wont eat any seafood with legs.

I love it left over... and cold!
by sunkistbabe1
Tue Nov 20, 2007 4:07 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Pizza Toppings
Replies: 142
Views: 46685

Re: Pizza Toppings

My personal favorite pizzas: Thai chicken - chicken cooked with spicy thai sauce, mushrooms, red pepers, green onions, mozza Bbq Chicken - same recipe, but with any bbq sauce you prefer, mozza Chicken Spinach - chicken, mushrooms, onions, spinach cooked in fry pan, add some sour cream or other 'whit...
by sunkistbabe1
Tue Nov 20, 2007 4:03 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Sesame Street Unsuitable For Children
Replies: 16
Views: 2617

Re: Sesame Street Unsuitable For Children

Did anyone here actually watch this show and then go out and mimic it? Eating pipes or tobacco? Is anyone here messed up from watching this stuff as a kid? :roll: We watched tons of Jim Henson stuff as a kid. I loved it! In fact we're finding all the good stuff online from when I was a kid and showi...
by sunkistbabe1
Tue Nov 20, 2007 5:49 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Disturbing Trends In TV
Replies: 70
Views: 6225

Re: Disturbing Trends In TV

A lot of the things posted here is why I stopped watching commercials entirely. I've seen maybe a dozen in the past 2 years (thankgod for downloads!) The few I have caught lately, leave me a little perplexed. I can't think of any off hand, but I have to tell them to my hubby to see if I am not the o...
by sunkistbabe1
Tue Nov 20, 2007 5:37 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Benefits of Marriage
Replies: 43
Views: 5196

Re: Benefits of Marriage

As someone mentioned before, you don't -need- marriage specifically to gain the benefits of explicit agreement and unambiguous communication about the terms of the relationship, but you can't be much clearer than an official contract. Excellent point. The same thing I was thinking, but more eloquen...
by sunkistbabe1
Mon Nov 19, 2007 9:08 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Benefits of Marriage
Replies: 43
Views: 5196

Re: Benefits of Marriage

He could get 1/2 my stuff if we separated and were not married. Actually, that's not true, or at least isn't true in Ontario. I'm pretty sure it's not true in most if not all of the other provinces as well. Might not be, I never really looked that hard into it. But when you are common law, it's sup...
by sunkistbabe1
Mon Nov 19, 2007 8:49 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Telling kids about Santa Claus?
Replies: 141
Views: 11750

Re: Telling kids about Santa Claus?

Mighty Jalapeno and I were told Santa was real, and Easter bunny, tooth fairy etc... But then they told us the truth when we got to a certain age. I actually found out by accident about all of them once, when I caught our mom putting out easter eggs. She was very worried, but I remember taking it ve...
by sunkistbabe1
Mon Nov 19, 2007 8:42 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Benefits of Marriage
Replies: 43
Views: 5196

Re: Benefits of Marriage

What are the benefits of marriage, after the ceremony, that are impossible to achieve without marriage, i.e. with long-term committed relationships? I think that since marriage doesn't have quite as many mandatory aspects associated with it, and divorce is so prevalent, it has lost much of its powe...
by sunkistbabe1
Tue Nov 13, 2007 9:52 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Terror movie
Replies: 28
Views: 3061

Re: Terror movie

I haven't seen 'Ju-on: The Grudge' yet, i didn't know there was other ones made besides the box office releases. Are you sure you didn't see Ju-on: The Grudge? The original Ju-on was straight to video and is extremely hard to find outside of Japan. So far there's been: Ju-on Ju-on 2 Ju-on: The Grud...
by sunkistbabe1
Tue Nov 13, 2007 7:43 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Terror movie
Replies: 28
Views: 3061

Re: Terror movie

Ju-On: The Grudge. Mostly just because of the newspaper-on-the-window scene. *rocks back and forth in corner* (Keep in mind that there are two other movies called Ju-On, and The Grudge. What you want is the one with all of that in the title - Ju-On: The Grudge. Completely different thing.) I second...
by sunkistbabe1
Sun Nov 11, 2007 3:48 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: REALLY Annoying Misconceptions
Replies: 4059
Views: 361311

Re: REALLY Annoying Misconceptions

At an office potluck party, I brought spanish rice phyllo pastry appetizers (just a small handful of rice, wrapped up in a neat little packet). The marketing lady asked if I was greek... just because I use phyllo pastry... On another occasion, a bunch of us from work were at a local pub, the same la...

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