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PostPosted: Sat Jan 13, 2018 4:59 pm 
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Loren wrote:
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You guys are making miss my Lone Wolf and Cub collections.

OMG. I had a ton of those, myself. They made for fun reading, didn't they. :)

Damn Straight: Ogami Itto took care of those pesky Tokugawa Ninja and Komuso monks. :twisted:

And the spring-loaded technology of it all! The Baby Carriage of Death was a nice touch. :lol:

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The movies were fun as well, if you’d already read the books.

Haven't seen those, yet. I was afraid of being disappointed, but on your say-so, I'll have a look.

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You may dig them, or not. They are very much like the books: Little dialog, very graphic and they stick extremely close to the story line and even scenes from the books. Also, they are quite old now, but that’s part of the charm, in a way.

One problem is that the movies were meant to be watched in a particular order and the story makes little sense if you watch them in a different order. Finally, it was assumed for the purpose of the movies (I think) that people would have a good knowledge of the books, so if you try to watch with someone who is unfamiliar.....fuggedaboutit.

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Not to be confused with the TV series, which I haven’t seen.


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Are we far enough off topic yet? I feel like we’re getting there :wink:


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Loren wrote:
One problem is that the movies were meant to be watched in a particular order and the story makes little sense if you watch them in a different order.

Pfft. I'm in it for the action. I pay the story line no more heed than I do with the Star Wars franchise. :wink:

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Listed on Netflix as Lone Wolf and Cub: The Films (1972-1974)

Oh, dear. Netflix. I'll have to find another route. Oh, well...business as usual.

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Are we far enough off topic yet? I feel like we’re getting there :wink:

I'm sure I have no earthly idea what you're talking about. Image

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PostPosted: Sun Jan 14, 2018 2:43 am 
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benhall.1 wrote:
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I don't normally read WTB topics myself

I read everything.

Talking about such, blimey but there has been a lot of activity around here the last 24 hours or so! :o

And I'm definitely not complaining. :) Fun, this is. :thumbsup:

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FS essentially means Want You To Buy Because I No Longer Want (handily abbreviated as WYTBBINW). I occasionally read WTB posts because sometimes it's more fun to see what someone wants.


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Well I want a flute playing pony, but my parents say “No”.


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PostPosted: Mon Jan 22, 2018 5:38 pm 
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Well I want a flute playing pony, but my parents say “No”.

Get yourself a copy (just post a WTB thread, obviously) of Shel Silverstein's Uncle Shelby's ABZ Book; there's a handy coupon in it for a pony.


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Sweet! :party:


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Ralph makes ponies?

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Ralph makes ponies?


:lol: He might, I hear wooden horses make great gifts.


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