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Re: John Wick: Chapter 2
« Reply #25 on: October 10, 2016, 10:04:36 PM »
I didn't know you were a Hipster.     :coffee
No, I have't broken a hip yet, not QUITE that old yet, close, but not quite.

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    « Reply #26 on: October 10, 2016, 10:08:38 PM »
    No, I have't broken a hip yet, not QUITE that old yet, close, but not quite.

    That's not the hipster he meant, but close enough. Both hipsters and the elderly wear over sized glasses, listen to records, and enjoy hot tea  :cool.
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    Re: John Wick: Chapter 2
    « Reply #27 on: October 10, 2016, 10:12:11 PM »
    If being a hipster means being a vegan, i can safely say that is a negative - these are goat rack chops I barbecued today, a gift from a friend who raises goats. GOOD stuff!


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    Re: John Wick: Chapter 2
    « Reply #28 on: October 10, 2016, 10:12:56 PM »
    How funny you say that, I am wearing glasses, enjoying a cup of tea...Rolling Rock comes later tonight.

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    Re: John Wick: Chapter 2
    « Reply #29 on: October 10, 2016, 10:20:24 PM »
    Mmmmm, goat. 24 pounds of bones in a 20 pound critter...

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    « Reply #30 on: October 12, 2016, 10:30:45 AM »
    My youngest brother (not SLM) always waits till the DVD is out. He hates theater crowds and I'm beginning to lean that way as I get older and crankier. I've missed quite a few lately and will wait for the DVD's. The new Star Wars and John Wick2 will be the exceptions.

    Which is why I go in the daytime as earlier as possible. Usually they'll be one or 2 people max. Also we can go to the local theater for a dollar so it's actually cheaper than Redbox.


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    « Reply #31 on: October 12, 2016, 10:49:46 AM »
    Mmmmm, goat. 24 pounds of bones in a 20 pound critter...

    Yeah... but it is so tasty.

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    « Reply #32 on: October 12, 2016, 12:37:30 PM »
    Yeah... but it is so tasty.

    Yup. My personal favorites are the Caribbean preparations.... mmmm.... jamaican jerk... now I'm hungry.

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    « Reply #33 on: October 12, 2016, 02:52:22 PM »
    This thread made me go buy the first John Wick after I thought I was done buying DVD's.  Got the Blu-Ray, DVD, Digital Copy combo for $10 plus tax at Walmart.  Now I can watch it any time, even at work. I saw it first when it came out on DVD originally.  Forgot how much I enjoyed it.
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    « Reply #34 on: October 12, 2016, 02:56:03 PM »
    Which is why I go in the daytime as earlier as possible. Usually they'll be one or 2 people max. Also we can go to the local theater for a dollar so it's actually cheaper than Redbox.


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    Re: John Wick: Chapter 2
    « Reply #35 on: October 12, 2016, 06:42:51 PM »
    I'm watching John Wick right now.  I just love it. Noise complaint.

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    John: Nah, just sorting some stuff out.
    Police Officer : Oh... well I'll leave you be, then. Goodnight John.
    John (casually): Good night Jimmy.

    Granted, there's a dead guy on the floor in the background.



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    Re: John Wick: Chapter 2
    « Reply #36 on: October 12, 2016, 07:55:50 PM »
    Definitely a scene where Keanu's acting style works in his favor...

    During the wedding I mentioned in the Shotgun forum (Phrasing!), I ended up hanging out a lot with the groom and groomsmen - who were all movie buffs. One dude in particular (who had dropped out of qualifying for the FBI on the grounds of his wife nearing delivery of twins and wishing to remain married to her), mentioned how genuinely *prepared* for roles Keanu gets.  Like that Youtube video of him running 3 Gun courses.

    Dude is not one to be fluffed with, methinks.

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    « Reply #37 on: October 12, 2016, 08:21:06 PM »
    I'm watching John Wick right now.  I just love it. Noise complaint.

    Granted, there's a dead guy on the floor in the background.





    That's one of my favorite scenes. I love how the cop reacted so cool and nonchalantly
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    « Reply #38 on: October 13, 2016, 12:01:45 AM »
    That's one of my favorite scenes. I love how the cop reacted so cool and nonchalantly

    That's cuz he was 10 minutes from end of shift...lol


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    « Reply #39 on: October 13, 2016, 10:56:38 AM »
    I just hope that Hollywood doesn't fluff it up. They have a bad habit about taking something good and then making sequel after sequel until it sucks so bad that it makes a mockery of the original.

    I did see another video posted recently that shows Keanu training with Aaron Cohen that looks like a bunch of crap, as contrasted with the video of him training with Taran Butler which looks good.  I'm hoping the Aaron Cohen training vid is the "before" and the Taran Butler training vid is the "after".  Otherwise it's a step backward because there is no comparison.
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    « Reply #40 on: October 13, 2016, 01:31:08 PM »
    His hair is shorter in the Aaron Cohen video vs the Taran Butler video, which was released pretty much as soon as it happened.
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    « Reply #41 on: October 13, 2016, 11:32:07 PM »
    I saw the Aaron Cohen video and KR's technique was herky jerky and spastic. It looked like Reeves was trying to catch up to Cohen and leaving smooth technique behind. I criticized the instructional method on Cohen's site as well. I told him he was reinforcing bad technique and he should teach in a "crawl/walk/run" sequence instead of basically telling Keanue to "Do as I do and keep up."

    Everybody in Hollywood goes gaga when they hear "Israeli Defense Forces." They assume that just because someone has an IDF background they are the "end all, be all" when it comes to weapons and tactics.
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    « Reply #42 on: October 14, 2016, 01:34:52 AM »
    Everybody in Hollywood goes gaga when they hear "Israeli Defense Forces." They assume that just because someone has an IDF background they are the "end all, be all" when it comes to weapons and tactics.

    Odd since the Israelis are the bad guys to liberal Hollywood, what with their oppression of the poor, innocent Palestinians.
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    « Reply #43 on: October 14, 2016, 08:30:04 AM »
    I saw the Aaron Cohen video and KR's technique was herky jerky and spastic. It looked like Reeves was trying to catch up to Cohen and leaving smooth technique behind. I criticized the instructional method on Cohen's site as well. I told him he was reinforcing bad technique and he should teach in a "crawl/walk/run" sequence instead of basically telling Keanue to "Do as I do and keep up."

    Everybody in Hollywood goes gaga when they hear "Israeli Defense Forces." They assume that just because someone has an IDF background they are the "end all, be all" when it comes to weapons and tactics.

    Training with Taran Butler was a good idea.  Training with Aaron Cohen -- not so much.  The contrast is stark and I hope the influence of the latter doesn't color the end result too much.
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    « Reply #44 on: October 14, 2016, 09:38:49 AM »
    Everybody in Hollywood goes gaga when they hear "Israeli Defense Forces." They assume that just because someone has an IDF background they are the "end all, be all" when it comes to weapons and tactics.
    'IDF background' can be applied to just about every healthy Israeli male.  'Israeli SF' means a bit more, but not nearly what a lot of gun guys might like to think.  What gives the association with IDF weight, is that Israel is one of the only 'western' countries whose existence depends entirely upon having a stronger military than its neighbors.  Everyone else around them would just love to see them disappear, so they have to be better than the rest.  Plus, Israel being the Holy Land appeals to the Christian background and culture of a good percentage of American gun owners.

    Myself?  I hear 'IDF' and I think 'Lowest Common Denominator conscript army.'

    Odd since the Israelis are the bad guys to liberal Hollywood, what with their oppression of the poor, innocent Palestinians.
    'Oppression,' sure, maybe.  'Poor and Innocent...  Like hell.
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    « Reply #45 on: October 16, 2016, 05:44:47 PM »
    I'm chomping at the bit for this to come out, so I was watching the trailer again. Watch it and pause the vid, if you can. Do my eyes deceive me or is John using a 1911 of some flavour now?

    I will completely lose my s___ if he does, I think that would be cool as hell. I would assume that he'd stick with his HK as apparently that was his firearm of choice used during his career, but it seems that somewhere between the first chapter and now, he took a nod from Marcus and has developed an appreciation for the old school.

    There's going to be so many tactical reloads now that he has only 8 on tap instead of 15  :cool. I can't wait.
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    « Reply #46 on: October 17, 2016, 12:14:01 AM »
    Seeing as no one decided to have fun and pitch in....  :scrutiny  :bash :bash :bash.

    I looked it up myself. He does indeed use a 1911. A Kimber Warrior. The good news is that it's a 1911, the bad news is that it is a Kimber  :(.





    I'll say it again. So many Tac reloads in this new movie  :cool. I hope they don't have any goofy extended 1911 magazines, they should just keep them flush fit, for fun.
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    Do we forget that cops were primarily still using 6 Shot Revolvers well through the mid 80's? It wasn't until after 1986 that most departments then relented and went to autos.
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    « Reply #47 on: December 19, 2016, 08:11:52 PM »


    *fan girl squee!*
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    Do we forget that cops were primarily still using 6 Shot Revolvers well through the mid 80's? It wasn't until after 1986 that most departments then relented and went to autos.
    Capacity wasn't really an issue then... and honestly really it's not even an issue now.
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    Paradoxically it is those who strive for self-reliance, who remain vigilant and ready to help others.

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    « Reply #48 on: December 19, 2016, 08:51:02 PM »
    Are you sure it's the Kimber and not the Colt?

    *disappointed*
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    Re: John Wick: Chapter 2
    « Reply #49 on: December 21, 2016, 02:08:07 PM »
    I can't wait.

    The only thing bad about the first movie is that it made Blanton's even harder to find.
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