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you should buy Jaws because it never comes on TV unedited. and get the 30th Anniversary edition; the feature-length Making Of documentary is worth the price of the movie.

I am so glad yesterday is done. If I saw one more post on Facebook I was going to shank someone.

WHAT FUN WOULD THAT BE

I understand the line is blurred a bit here, about what should or shouldn't belong in which forum. But this is ridiculous.

 

You want to crusade for the sci-fi board, then do it with new threads.

 

Upping year old threads and bitching that they are in the wrong place after a sudden change of heart is stupid.

 

You posted in here before - on page 1 even - and didn't say a word about changing it then. But now there is a problem for some reason. :hmm:

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this is exactly why this whole talking of moving movie threads should end here

it's ****ing stupid

all it will do is result in the thread turning into "this shouldn't have been moved for x,y,& z"

 

stop playing at little hitlers

****ing clowns

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There are just too many films (good, or just famous) that rely on such a part to them that without it, some might say they're just blah. This is a reliance; nay, it is a symbiosis. Working together with it makes it so delicious. Once you take this way, it no longer is what it was, could be (for people discovering it anew), or was intended to be.

 

Take the machines out of the Terminator movies.

 

Take the monster out of Godzilla.

 

Take the aliens out of Independence Day.

 

Or, as you said, time travel out of BTTF.

 

It just wouldn't, and doesn't, work that way. You can obviously 'do 'anything''. :rolleyes:

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There are just too many films (good, or just famous) that rely on such a part to them that without it, some might say they're just blah. This is a reliance; nay, it is a symbiosis. Working together with it makes it so delicious. Once you take this way, it no longer is what it was, could be (for people discovering it anew), or was intended to be.

 

Take the machines out of the Terminator movies.

 

Take the monster out of Godzilla.

 

Take the aliens out of Independence Day.

 

Or, as you said, time travel out of BTTF.

 

It just wouldn't, and doesn't, work that way. You can obviously 'do 'anything''. :rolleyes:

 

 

The point not to "do anything" for the sake of it, but to illustrate how BTTF's entire existence rests on the shoulders of a particular genre, and without it, there is no movie to even shoot, or modify into something else. When a film relies on sci-fi THAT much, the thread should be in the sci-fi forum, much like the Trek TV and films threads (once having a seperate forum) stay in the sci-fi forum.

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Why is it that sci-fi movies go in the sci-fi forum and fantasy movies go in the fantasy forum, but comic book movies don't go into the comics forum? I think it would be better if all the main discussions about movies went in the movie forum, and the other forums were reserved for things like books and websites, and maybe specialized discussion of aspects of movies that relate to the nonmovie version like which character in a book should be played by what actor, or other specialized stuff like which Star Wars ship people liked the best or nitpicking a particular plot point.

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You Know You've Watched BACK TO THE FUTURE too many times when ...

 

1. You name your dog Einstein

2. You call one of you buddy's "Doc"

3. You try to start on the topic named 'you know you've watched BTTF too many times when'

4. You spend your life savings to purchase a DeLorean

4a. You demand your money back when said DeLorean doesn't travel through time

5. You chop off the wheels of your skateboard so you can make it hover

6. You have a lot of tickets for speeding on the highway at 88 mph b/c you were trying to attain the necessary speed

7. You set fire to your tires so you can leave a blazing trail on the road

8. Your last date ended with:

You: Oh, you live right here?!

Date: Yes, right on the main road.

You: Roads? Where we're going, we don't need 'roads'.

Date: Huh??

9. When you order your drink at the counter, you say "Lou, gimme a milk ... chocolate!"

9a. You adamantly say this even though you ordered an orange slurpee.

9b. You adamantly say this even though the clerk is a female named Susy.

10. You're ecstatic to find out that BTTF is coming on TV even though you've seen it a dozen time and your DVD is within reach.

11. You stay up 'til the wee hours of the morning reading FutureGirl123, bttf444 and emmettbrown55's fanfiction.

12. You see the words "back" or "future" in an article and begin to look for the other words regarding the films

13. You make friends with a person just because his name is Marty.

14. Your family turn off any film or documentary made in 1955 or 1985 because they don't want to get you started.

15. If your reading this right now

16. You get an 88% on a tough test at school and you exclaim "88 miles per hour!"

17. The only songs you get stuck in your head are from the BTTF movies

18. You laugh at your neighbour b/c he named his dog Copernicus

19. Your home page is the official bttf website

20. You name your son Marty and your daughter Jennifer

21. You watch other time travel movies and complain about how "wrong" they are compared to BTTF

21a. You do this even though you were the first person to start a thread about the "temporal inconsistencies" in BTTF

22. When doing a report on Albert Einstein, you mention Doc's dog

23. You're thinking of moving to Scotland so you could say 'Great Scott' constantly

24. Your girlfriend who's on a diet gets turned off whenever you use the term "this is heavy"

25. You point and run from the nearest public clock if it's 10:04

26. You form an NRA hunting party ... for pine.

27. Every November 12th, you take the day off from work citing "cosmic significance"

28. You try and bring together famous gameshows and the BTTF movies, somehow

29. You take hours to typing a glorious post on the BTTF Boards in order to discuss, in detail, the scientific possibilities of time travel and how they relate to the BTTF trilogy. Then, after you hit "post", you find that four other people have just posted the same thing!

30. You find out that your new friend's birthday is November 5th and you tell him that that is "a red-letter date in the history of science"

30a. You imagine no longer being friends when he didn't understand what you meant.

31. You stop in your parking lot to reminisce once a week, remarking how "this was all farmland as far as the eye could see."

32. You wipe the toilet constantly to make sure no one slips if they were to climb ...

33. You hear a train whistle and you say "I've wanted to do that ever since I was a kid!" even though you're nowhere near the train.

34. You know how old you will be on October 21st, 2015

35. You tell the busboy at the local diner that he will become mayor one day because he said he was going to night school

36. You demand the Pepsi be free.

37. You keep extension cords near the biggest clock in town in case of an emergency

38. When someone says they have a headache, you tell them that "the last thing" they need

39. When your mom tells you to dump that "floosy", you surprisingly agree with her, stating she's just trying to keep you respectable

40. You get a GREAT price reserving Wrigley Field tickets for the 2015 Series

41. You angrily chase the installation man from your home when he suggests multiple fax machines

42. You refuse to eat chicken at family gatherings, fearful that someone will use the proverb "you are what you eat"

43. You can't hear the song "Earth Angel" without getting teary-eyed

44. You switched from Coke to Pepsi after watching the film

45. You think Johnny B. Goode was sung by Michael J. Fox

46. Every time you see your friends you open conversation with "I love Back to the Future. It's the best movie ever."

47. You can't get the cool theme song out of your head

48. You taped the cartoon

49. You start a petition to have Riverside Drive in your town renamed for JFK

50. Someone calls you a name and you say "Mad Dog? I hate that name. I hate it, you hear?! Nobody calls me Mad Dog!" before you realize they didn't call you Mad Dog at all

51. In the middle of the day you get the urge to go home and watch it

52. You downloaded it even though it had viruses

53. Whenever someone says "I thought ... ", you immediately interrupt with "You Thought Wrong, Dude!"

54. You say "didn't that guy ever have hair??" about every bald person you see

55. Every program on TV somehow reminds you of BTTF

56. Your science teacher can't understand why you think Copernicus is a funny, outdated old name

56a. You wonder how this person became a science teacher not understanding this

57. During a lightning storm, you urge the pilot lower the aircraft's speed to below 88 mph

58. People ask you your favourite band and you say "Marvin Berry & the Starlighters"

59. You're on the Black Panthers hit list b/c you think white people invented motown

60. People ask you what you want for your birthday and you shout "a hoverboard!" without thinking

61. You ask your parents to explain in detail how they met; just in case you ever need to know

62. You hang up the phone and can't remember if it was Craig or Greg who just called

63. You own a red vest that you lovingly call your life preserver

64. When you win the lottery, you donate a chunk of it to the Coast Guard Youth Auxiliary

65. You drool everytime you see a black Toyota truck pass by

66. You suddenly realize your birth year has some meaning

67. You dream for consecutive nights about modifying your DeLorean into a BTTF one, but you don't have any car whatsoever

68. You're campaigning to raise the speed limit to 90 so you can do 88mph legally

69. You shop at JCPenney's after hours

70. You get excited every time a clock just changes to 28 minutes after the hour

71. When you see a baby inside a crib, you say to it "better get used to these bars kid"

72. You only buy light beer just in case some mean guy follows you home and breaks in

73. You ask every Joey you know if they've ever been in jail

74. You raise heck at the DMV b/c "OUTATIME" is taken

75. You name your kid Marty just b/c "it's such a nice name"

76. You hover-convert a kid's LEGO car and ask for "only 39,999.95"

77. They love you at the local diner b/c you pay with a 50 every time you buy soda and don't ask for change

78. You ask your vegetarian girlfriend EVERY DAY if she doesn't eat "bee-bee-beef or pork"

79. You decided to watch Part 2 when Michael Jackson passed away

80. You wear your jeans with the pockets inside out

81. You get arrested for "borrowing" a train for your science experiment

82. "Beat It" is the only Michael Jackson song you know

83. When a friend mentions how he wishes he could go back in time and live his life over, you go nuts and say "ARE YOU INSANE??? HAVE YOU NO REGARD FOR THE SPACE-TIME CONTINUUM???"

84. You always keep a picture of yourself with your brother and sister just in case

85. You point and laugh at people who only wear one tie at a time

86. Your only criteria when voting is if the candidate will preserve the nearest clock tower

87. Upon seeing Tim's second completed hot-rod on the show "Home Improvement", your first reaction was "Nice of him to clean up Biff's old car!" (It was a '46 Ford)

88. You run away screaming every time you see a blue VW bus.

 

Hope those were fun, most are not original.

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You Know You've Watched BACK TO THE FUTURE too many times when ...

 

8. Your last date ended with:

You: Oh, you live right here?!

Date: Yes, right on the main road.

You: Roads? Where we're going, we don't need 'roads'.

Date: Huh??

Yeah, but if it ended with your date laughing or knowing what movie you're quoting, she's a keeper!

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Gog - good catch. That's an original from yours truly and a real one from my life. But she didn't say "Huh??" and it wasn't really a date from before ...

 

Here are some more:

 

You Know You've Watched BACK TO THE FUTURE too many times when ...

 

1. You buy a sports almanac that gives every major sports victory in the latter 20th century, just in case.

2. After you first see Cal in "Titanic", you spend the rest of the movie looking around wondering where Skinhead and 3-D are.

3. You've frequently been taken to the hospital with head injuries after hitting your head on the bathroom sink, thinking it will give you inspiration.

4. When Caroline and Richard finally got together on "Caroline in the City", you cry out "What about George!?"

5. No one invites you to birthday or Christmas parties because the only present you ever give is pictures of yourself standing next to a clock.

6. You frighten the guy trying to repair your telescope with the funny looks you keep giving him while describing what's wrong with it.

7. Police keep catching you loitering in the parking lot of the nearby shopping mall at 1:15 AM.

8. You keep hanging around a nearby ravine hoping to rescue any damsels in distress on a runaway.

9. When in Maths, you get a BTTF answer such as '88' or '1.21', you exclaim "Great Scott!"

10. Your idea of fun is logging on the internet at 2am to discuss which Jennifer was better, complete with visuals.

11. You want the BTTF theme played at your wedding instead of the wedding march.

12. You start a campaign to change the name of your mall to Lone Pine Mall.

13. When you look in the mirror, you immediately look away thinking it is your other self.

14. The clock turns 10:04 PM and you start making a lightning-strike-noise.

15. Every time you see lightning or hear thunder, you whisper "The Storm" a la Doc.

16. Someone asks what you're writing and you pull it away, saying, "Oh! No! No! No! I ... I never let anybody read my stories."

17. You get really mad when someone misquotes a line from one of the movies.

18. You want to go to California for a vacation just so you can see the DeLorean display at Universal Studios.

19. You watch the movies with the sound down and make all the audio with your mouth, including sound effects and music.

20. You get praised b/c you tell someone if they put their mind to it, they can accomplish anything, and they think it's your original advice.

21. You're seriously planning on buying a DeLorean as your first car.

22. You buy a pair of aviator glasses just like Marty's and you take them off and go, "Whoa...rock and roll".

23. You cry when the DeLorean model kit you wanted was auctioned off to someone else on-line, and you swear he's not as much of an enthusiast as you and he doesn't deserve it.

24. You practice dancing like 'pre-9-o'clock' George so that when you're in a dancing environment, you can bust your George grooves.

25. You wake up later than everyone else and walk past the kitchen during breakfast, turn back say "Hey! What the hell is this?!"

26. You are always acting out or adapting parts of the movies as if it applies to your life, or you try to set up a situation in dialogue where you can say a line.

27. Your friend is trying to get you to ask a girl to the prom and you say, "But I'll miss my favourite television program Science Fiction Theatre!"

28. You record all the movies onto cassette tapes so you can listen to them on your walkman when not home or around the TV.

29. You try think out a logical way for a hover board to really work.

30. You told some kids to get out of your way and when they didn't, you snapped "Are you deaf and stupid, I said move!"

31. On your last road trip, you only eat at cafés with an owner named Lou.

32. You're proud of the fact the other people in your town think you're a crazy wild-eyed scientist.

33. When you get depressed you rub your head and whisper: Man this is heavy!

34. You keep an eye on anyone with an -iff name just in case they are Tannen relatives.

35. You wear red life preserver-like vests everyday, even in 110 degree weather.

36. When you see anybody touch your girlfriend you yell: "Hey you get your damn hands off her!"

37. Every time you visit the aquarium, you say: "the shark still looks fake."

38. You start a riot at Universal Studios because they never made BTTF action figures.

39. You think you're good at gun galleries just because Marty was.

40. Every time you try to show a younger person a video game, you preface the tutorial with "And remember, it's not a baby's toy."

41. You laugh every time your science teacher says density and then correct it.

42. Your car won't start so you smash your head on the steering wheel.

43. You spend hours on eBay looking at all the cool BTTF stuff, but you have no money to buy any of it.

44. Some guy is grabbing a girl you grab his shirt and say "Get your meat hooks off..."

45. You tape Vh1's behind the music on Huey Lewis and the news... hoping that they'll be a mention of Back to the Future.

46. Your mom comes home you say "Mom, mom is that you?"

47. You dehydrate a pizza so you can hydrate it later at Level 4.

48. You ask the store worker if they carry "Oh la-la" magazine.

49. You feel most comfortable falling asleep with the movie playing on the TV in your bedroom.

50. You avoid a fight with the reason "I'm afraid I'm just not good at...confrontations...".

51. You decide to read Jules Verne just because Doc did.

52. You ask the store employee if they have "Pepsi Perfect" and then complain about how old-fashioned they are.

53. You wear your jacket when using your hair dryer and pronounce "Drying Mode On" and when finished, you announce “Jacket Drying" ...

54. You tried skateboarding because Marty does it.

55. You marked down when BTTF is showing on TV on your calendar.

56. You buy a DeLorean even before you get your license.

57. You brag to your friends that you know more about BTTF than anybody else - then a bigger BTTF fan stumps you.

58. You go 88mph in hopes that your car has a secret flux capacitor

59. ... but cry when the officer hands you a ticket.

60. You create an incentive game based on BTTF for your staff at work.

61. The cop doesn't believe you when you try to use the old time travel excuse.

62. You build a LEGO replica of the clock tower for your friends then apologize for its crudity because it's not built to scale.

63. You arrive at work early, you say "Precisely On Schedule!"

64. ... but if you're late, you say "Damn I'm late!"

65. Someone hurts themself and in a shaky voice you ask "Are you OK?"

66. Your friend your says, "Enough about Back To The Future!".

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5. No one invites you to birthday or Christmas parties because the only present you ever give is pictures of yourself standing next to a clock.

 

I have a picture of myself standing next to a clock that sort of resembles the one from Back to the Future...but I have never given it as a gift to anyone.

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