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Waspy1

Original Poster:

2,679 posts

83 months

Thursday 5th April 2012
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I am definitely going to have a whole day Star Wars mega-session this weekend.

It has to be done every few years.

Dog walked at 7 am...check

Wife gone to mother's...check

Sofa....check

Snacks....check

Pop...check

Box set...check

Get in.

Halb

32,071 posts

90 months

Thursday 5th April 2012
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Thumbs up....so long as it's just;
Star Wars
The Empire Strike Back
Return of the Jedi.

Ewoks may be allowed if needed.

RodMod

1,143 posts

115 months

Thursday 5th April 2012
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Op your check list needs 1 alteration

pop -NO Cold Beers - Yes !.

Other than that sounds like a tip top weekend I usually do this on May the 4th getmecoat.

Rod.

FourWheelDrift

68,121 posts

191 months

Thursday 5th April 2012
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Try the Machete Star Wars play order.

The order is IV, V, II, III and finally VI.
(leaves out Phantom Menace)

http://www.denofgeek.com/movies/1308231/would_geor...

Waspy1

Original Poster:

2,679 posts

83 months

Thursday 5th April 2012
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RodMod said:
Op your check list needs 1 alteration

pop -NO Cold Beers - Yes !.

Other than that sounds like a tip top weekend I usually do this on May the 4th getmecoat.

Rod.
Can't drink beer before dark, I fall asleep.

Geekfests cannot be enjoyed while sleeping.
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Waspy1

Original Poster:

2,679 posts

83 months

Thursday 5th April 2012
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FourWheelDrift said:
Try the Machete Star Wars play order.

The order is IV, V, II, III and finally VI.
(leaves out Phantom Menace)

http://www.denofgeek.com/movies/1308231/would_geor...
I like where you're coming from.

Now where did I put that Stormtrooper's outfit?

clonmult

9,849 posts

116 months

Friday 6th April 2012
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Halb said:
Thumbs up....so long as it's just;
Star Wars
The Empire Strike Back
Return of the Jedi.

Ewoks may be allowed if needed.
Ewoks can be allowed if ritual torture is part of the proceedings. Jar Jar is also allowed under similar circumstances.

With these feet

5,063 posts

122 months

Friday 6th April 2012
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This week we have been showing our 5 year old the "proper" Star Wars as he loves the Lego game so much we thought he might like it.
Did the correct IV,V,VI but then realised we only had II out of the newer ones.

Wednesday eve my missus says she saw the 9 disc blu-ray box-set for £56 in Tesco, so I nipped down there and picked it up.
Looked at the receipt - £74 FFS! Took it back and they explained it went up this evening! I did a barcode search with my phone and Tesco Electrical have it for £49.99.... Refund and ordered in on-line.....

kiteless

7,717 posts

111 months

Friday 6th April 2012
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Waspy1 said:
I am definitely going to have a whole day Star Wars mega-session this weekend.

It has to be done every few years.

Dog walked at 7 am...check

Wife gone to mother's...check

Sofa....check

Snacks....check

Pop...check

Box set...check

Get in.
You actually see 7 a.m. on a weekend?

yikes

fk that



rohrl

8,062 posts

52 months

Saturday 7th April 2012
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Watching the Robot Chicken Star Wars trilogy is a lot quicker, mind you.

You'd probably be left with time to watch the Family Guy ones too.

JonRB

49,470 posts

179 months

Wednesday 11th April 2012
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FourWheelDrift said:
Try the Machete Star Wars play order.

The order is IV, V, II, III and finally VI.
(leaves out Phantom Menace)

http://www.denofgeek.com/movies/1308231/would_geor...
Very interesting article - thanks for that. thumbup

vescaegg

6,465 posts

74 months

Wednesday 11th April 2012
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This thread inspired me last weekend biggrin
I made the missus (who had never seen any of themyikes) watch the Machete order at the weekend.

Worked very well! She understood all the connections that I think perhaps may not have been so evident otherwise.

Couldn't manage it in a day though! Forgot how long each film is!

Best bit - didn't have to watch episode 1! smile

gbbird

5,174 posts

151 months

Wednesday 11th April 2012
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I did this just recently, but over a full week off work. Great fun.

Edited by gbbird on Wednesday 11th April 20:55

ewenm

28,483 posts

152 months

Wednesday 11th April 2012
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Sounds like a good schedule, but... F1 this weekend would interrupt it for me!

Eighteeteewhy

7,236 posts

75 months

Thursday 12th April 2012
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FourWheelDrift said:
Try the Machete Star Wars play order.

The order is IV, V, II, III and finally VI.
(leaves out Phantom Menace)

http://www.denofgeek.com/movies/1308231/would_geor...
Funny link on there, 10 script changes that would have changed star wars.

Emperor "there's a small trench on the death stat that leads to the exhaust port? Well we'll block that up straight away"
hehe

MintyChris

759 posts

99 months

Thursday 12th April 2012
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I watched these over a week but as allways I get distracted and turn round and face my pc. Think a holiday is required to watch them properly in 1 go.

I did it with lord of the rings extended. That was a long haul.