Return of the TIMAX - Drive In Night, May 17, 2008

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  1. TNPredsFan Force Ghost

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    SMT Drive In Night Returns on Saturday, May 17, 2008!!!

    Time: 7:00pm
    Location: Tim and Traci's backyard (PM Trace or Tim for directions)
    Movie: Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

    Bring your lawn chair, your favorite munchies and beverages. Please post here if you plan to attend.

    - Nicki
  2. JohnJacksonMiller Mastermind: KOTOR, LTotS, Knight Errant

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    At the wrong end of the country, but wow, that's something! What do the neighbors think?
  3. Jedi Trace SouthEast RSA

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    Believe it or not, our neighbors are usually the first to ask when we're going to show movies again, LOL. We've talked to all of them and they say it's not disruptive. (Their houses must be insulated better than ours. [face_laugh])

  4. Vesper2112 FF President & CR, Chattanooga, TN

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    Gah! I'm going to have to make a trip that way sometime. Sounds like a blast!
  5. rhonderoo Former Head Admin

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    We will be there with Vader lawn chair in tow!!!
  6. Commander Antilles Force Ghost

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    Jebus, that's a big screen.

    I remember helping you put it up in 2003, but that was in the arse end of nowhere. Do the neighbours not complain?
  7. Qui-Gon Tim Memphis, TN FanForce Chapter Rep

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    We've never had a single complaint, believe it or not! It's amazing, but there are times when I thought it was too loud, but then you go around to the front of the house and you can barely hear it. The speakers are about three feet off the ground and aimed properly, so I think the fence and the house trap the noise pretty well. The neighbors tell me that the only time they can hear it inside is when there's a base rumble.

    So, what are we going to watch?
  8. kellrob Jedi Knight

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    I would like to see Fantastic 4 and Fantastic 4: Rise of the Silver Surfer. I enjoyed the 1st one and have not seen the 2nd one.

    Of course, any Star Wars would be great.
    Maybe some Indiana Jones, since the new movie is coming out this year.
    Maybe The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe since the new Prince Caspian movie is coming out on 5/16.
    Of course, some old standby movies would be good, too: (Ghostbusters 1 & 2; The Goonies; The Lost Boys).
    I love romantic comedies, but I would probably not succeed in getting those on the screen. (Steel Magnolias; My Best Friends Wedding; Forrest Gump; Romancing the Stone; Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves)
    Some others I like are: all of the Batman movies; all of the X-Men movies; all of the Spiderman movies; The Back to the Future movies; The Pirates of the Carribean movies; The Incredibles; The Wizard of Oz. I could keep going but that is enough.

    These are just a few of my suggestions. Can't wait until the backyard is open again!
  9. TheDarknessX Jedi Youngling

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    Here are a few I will throw out there!

    Transformers
    X-Men
    Spiderman
    Superman
    Batman
    Hellboy
    I am Legend
    300
    Matrix
    Fantastic 4
    Cloverfield
    Narnia
    The Illusionist
    Harry Potter And The Order of the Phoenix
    Or we can all take "something" and see if we can figure out what in the blue milk "The Fountain" was all about!
  10. rhonderoo Former Head Admin

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    Oh, God.

    No.


    Traci and I couldn't handle it... :_|
  11. TNPredsFan Force Ghost

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  12. StarBlazerM31 Jedi Knight

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    I'll be there, if you don't mind the possibility of my showing up rather late. ^_^
    I'm up for Transformers or Harry Potter, personally. :p


    -Darth Grace [face_skull]
  13. TNPredsFan Force Ghost

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    We've had a couple of votes for The Chronicles of Narnia, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix and Transformers. I'm cool with any of those choices.
  14. rhonderoo Former Head Admin

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    I'd personally like Harry Potter over the other two.
  15. hyperspace_police FanForce CR Arkansas US

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    Should still be able to make it out...

    We'll have to make sure the folks don't have any mother's day plans...

    Who knows?

    That can be my Mother's Day trip/gift to myself.

    As long as we can keep Darren away from your toliet...
  16. TNPredsFan Force Ghost

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    I didn't realize Mother's Day is the weekend of the 10th. :oops:

  17. StarBlazerM31 Jedi Knight

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    Meh, no special Mother's Day plans here...my mom works that weekend. And so do I. [face_money_eyes]
    But should you guys still hold the event, I still intend to come after work. LOL Just leave me some munchies!!!


    -Darth Grace [face_skull]
  18. TNPredsFan Force Ghost

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    The movie will be Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix!
  19. StarBlazerM31 Jedi Knight

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    Kew. Do we need to bring anything?


    -Darth Grace [face_skull]
  20. hyperspace_police FanForce CR Arkansas US

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    OH... Costume research opps. I'm making the Bellatrix Lestrange for Dragon Con!!!

    Looking forward to it...

  21. StarBlazerM31 Jedi Knight

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    Grah, I don't get off until 9pm that night, so I'm prolly gonna be there around 10-10:30ish. Unless anyone can give me some more speedy directions from Collierville Wal-Mart to Tim's house. :eek:


    -Darth Grace [face_skull]
  22. rhonderoo Former Head Admin

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    Go up to 385 and go north. ;)
  23. Qui-Gon Tim Memphis, TN FanForce Chapter Rep

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    Let's hope we get to do this, folks. So far, the weather isn't looking so good for next weekend.

    Oh, and the screen is down right now. I'm going to have to do some serious repairs. I tipped it over to redo the rigging, which has to be done every year to year-and-a-half. Well, when I tipped it, I forgot to tie the braces back, so one of them swung forward as it was tilting. Since gravity had taken over, I had no choice but to let it fall. There are about six or seven fittings that'll have to be reworked. Other than that, the damage wasn't as bad as I expected. But, this gives me a chance to make some improvements to the design. (Since the wind has changed considerably in the last couple of years, I need to overhaul some design flaws to make it stronger.

    We can rebuild it. We can make it better.

    Faster, more intense...

    :D

  24. TNPredsFan Force Ghost

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    Tim: If you need help with the screen re-assembly, let me know.
  25. Qui-Gon Tim Memphis, TN FanForce Chapter Rep

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    Dear Weather Channel,

    Make up your damned mind about this weekend's forecast. You're making me lose my mind. Again.

    Love,

    Tim



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