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2014-04-28 11:10:23 AM

OtherLittleGuy: [i165.photobucket.com image 504x256]

NERD BLACKFACE! COCKSUCKA!


And laugh tracks.  Never forget the laugh tracks.
 
2014-04-28 11:10:24 AM

Mid_mo_mad_man: Burr: vudukungfu: Mugato: vudukungfu: Mugato: I doubt they go through the trouble of hiring actual physicists to punch up the dialog and make the characters sound smart. Correct me if I'm wrong,

Mayim Bialik is no ditz. not a physicist, but a neuroscientist.

Is she one of the writers?

Worse. She's an antivaxxer

And a proponent of "Attachment Parenting"

She also bird feeds her kids. It means exactly what it sounds like.


she mouth feeds them worms while in a nest in a tree?
 
2014-04-28 11:11:00 AM

Mid_mo_mad_man: Burr: vudukungfu: Mugato: vudukungfu: Mugato: I doubt they go through the trouble of hiring actual physicists to punch up the dialog and make the characters sound smart. Correct me if I'm wrong,

Mayim Bialik is no ditz. not a physicist, but a neuroscientist.

Is she one of the writers?

Worse. She's an antivaxxer

And a proponent of "Attachment Parenting"

She also bird feeds her kids. It means exactly what it sounds like.


Well, with a beak like that....
 
2014-04-28 11:11:37 AM

Flappyhead: OtherLittleGuy: [i165.photobucket.com image 504x256]

NERD BLACKFACE! COCKSUCKA!

And laugh tracks.  Never forget the laugh tracks.


yeah, because no good show ever used a laugh track.
 
2014-04-28 11:11:58 AM

Flappyhead: OtherLittleGuy: [i165.photobucket.com image 504x256]

NERD BLACKFACE! COCKSUCKA!

And laugh tracks.  Never forget the laugh tracks.


Which doesn't exist.
 
2014-04-28 11:14:23 AM

dittybopper: Mid_mo_mad_man: Burr: vudukungfu: Mugato: vudukungfu: Mugato: I doubt they go through the trouble of hiring actual physicists to punch up the dialog and make the characters sound smart. Correct me if I'm wrong,

Mayim Bialik is no ditz. not a physicist, but a neuroscientist.

Is she one of the writers?

Worse. She's an antivaxxer

And a proponent of "Attachment Parenting"

She also bird feeds her kids. It means exactly what it sounds like.

Well, with a beak like that....


She chews her youngsters food and passes it to them like a mother bird. I don't mind the nose. I would still bang it like a drum
 
2014-04-28 11:17:30 AM

Mid_mo_mad_man: dittybopper: Mid_mo_mad_man: Burr: vudukungfu: Mugato: vudukungfu: Mugato: I doubt they go through the trouble of hiring actual physicists to punch up the dialog and make the characters sound smart. Correct me if I'm wrong,

Mayim Bialik is no ditz. not a physicist, but a neuroscientist.

Is she one of the writers?

Worse. She's an antivaxxer

And a proponent of "Attachment Parenting"

She also bird feeds her kids. It means exactly what it sounds like.

Well, with a beak like that....

She chews her youngsters food and passes it to them like a mother bird. I don't mind the nose. I would still bang it like a drum


GOOD NEWS!

http://www.kveller.com/mayim-bialik/tag/divorce/
 
2014-04-28 11:21:05 AM

Mid_mo_mad_man: I don't mind the nose. I would still bang it like a drum


Really? I think she's one of those grown up child stars who were "grandfathered in" because she was a cute kid. If she started out now with that mug I don't think she'd get far. See also the Olsen Twins.

/don't give me any Studman shiat, just talking about Hollywood casting
 
2014-04-28 11:29:27 AM

Gary-L: vudukungfu: Mugato: vudukungfu: Mugato: I doubt they go through the trouble of hiring actual physicists to punch up the dialog and make the characters sound smart. Correct me if I'm wrong,

Mayim Bialik is no ditz. not a physicist, but a neuroscientist.

Is she one of the writers?

Worse. She's an antivaxxer

She's a freak in many other ways, and none of  them good.  She is a prime example that education does not equate to intelligence.


Or intelligence does not always equate to common sense.
 
2014-04-28 11:34:16 AM

Mugato: Mid_mo_mad_man: I don't mind the nose. I would still bang it like a drum

Really? I think she's one of those grown up child stars who were "grandfathered in" because she was a cute kid. If she started out now with that mug I don't think she'd get far. See also the Olsen Twins.



img.fark.net

I'd hit both, preferably at the same time.

They don't act. They are making a shiatload of money in the fashion industry.
 
2014-04-28 11:34:29 AM

Mugato: Mid_mo_mad_man: I don't mind the nose. I would still bang it like a drum

Really? I think she's one of those grown up child stars who were "grandfathered in" because she was a cute kid. If she started out now with that mug I don't think she'd get far. See also the Olsen Twins.

/don't give me any Studman shiat, just talking about Hollywood casting


She actually cleans up pretty good. I'm not talking Jessica Alba hot but tappable.
 
2014-04-28 11:40:49 AM
 
2014-04-28 11:43:16 AM
I've tried to give TBBT a chance several times, but I just don't find it funny. Maybe I saw the worst 5 or 6 episodes? It seems to me its written by non geeks who think this is what geeks would find funny.
 
2014-04-28 11:43:37 AM
The gf recently informed me she was 'over' Big Bang.

4.bp.blogspot.com
 
2014-04-28 11:44:27 AM

Mid_mo_mad_man: Burr: vudukungfu: Mugato: vudukungfu: Mugato: I doubt they go through the trouble of hiring actual physicists to punch up the dialog and make the characters sound smart. Correct me if I'm wrong,

Mayim Bialik is no ditz. not a physicist, but a neuroscientist.

Is she one of the writers?

Worse. She's an antivaxxer

And a proponent of "Attachment Parenting"

She also bird feeds her kids. It means exactly what it sounds like.


I think you've confused her with Alicia Silverstone

In addition to being an anti-vaxxer, Bialik is the one who breastfed her son until he was four years old, and then, once he finally weaned, feeds him a strict vegan diet. She's also "Diaper Free", allowing her kiids to piss and shiat wherever and whenever it happens to happen. She potty trained her kids years too early, and sleeps with her children in a "family bed." She's a farking kook, no doubt, but she doesn't even come close to Silverstone in the Insane Parenting Olympics
 
2014-04-28 11:51:28 AM

LarryDan43: I've tried to give TBBT a chance several times, but I just don't find it funny. Maybe I saw the worst 5 or 6 episodes? It seems to me its written by non geeks who think this is what geeks would find funny.


And yet a very large number of geeks find it funny.

It's almost as if what a person finds funny isn't necessarily attached to being a geek.... fancy that.
 
2014-04-28 11:51:56 AM

ManateeGag: Flappyhead: OtherLittleGuy: [i165.photobucket.com image 504x256]

NERD BLACKFACE! COCKSUCKA!

And laugh tracks.  Never forget the laugh tracks.

yeah, because no good show ever used a laugh track.


Mid_mo_mad_man: Flappyhead: OtherLittleGuy: [i165.photobucket.com image 504x256]

NERD BLACKFACE! COCKSUCKA!

And laugh tracks.  Never forget the laugh tracks.

Which doesn't exist.


Was being snarky.  Every time I hear that stupid argument I have to resist the urge to flood the thread with pics of MASH, Cheers, etc.
 
2014-04-28 11:54:34 AM

Flappyhead: ManateeGag: Flappyhead: OtherLittleGuy: [i165.photobucket.com image 504x256]

NERD BLACKFACE! COCKSUCKA!

And laugh tracks.  Never forget the laugh tracks.

yeah, because no good show ever used a laugh track.

Mid_mo_mad_man: Flappyhead: OtherLittleGuy: [i165.photobucket.com image 504x256]

NERD BLACKFACE! COCKSUCKA!

And laugh tracks.  Never forget the laugh tracks.

Which doesn't exist.

Was being snarky.  Every time I hear that stupid argument I have to resist the urge to flood the thread with pics of MASH, Cheers, etc.


You know M*A*S*H* got rid of its laugh track because it sounded so stupid, right?

/Wait, wait, wait! I have a DVD of the first season of Sports Night. You can use that as an example!
 
2014-04-28 12:03:50 PM
I didn't mind the show until they changed Bialik's character up. She became this boy crazy idiot. I liked her better when she was aloof.

Also, the Leonard/Penny thing is beyond spent.

And if Bernadette isn't pregnant by season's end, I'll eat a bug.
 
2014-04-28 12:08:44 PM

Ctrl-Alt-Del: Mid_mo_mad_man: Burr: vudukungfu: Mugato: vudukungfu: Mugato: I doubt they go through the trouble of hiring actual physicists to punch up the dialog and make the characters sound smart. Correct me if I'm wrong,

Mayim Bialik is no ditz. not a physicist, but a neuroscientist.

Is she one of the writers?

Worse. She's an antivaxxer

And a proponent of "Attachment Parenting"

She also bird feeds her kids. It means exactly what it sounds like.

I think you've confused her with Alicia Silverstone

In addition to being an anti-vaxxer, Bialik is the one who breastfed her son until he was four years old, and then, once he finally weaned, feeds him a strict vegan diet. She's also "Diaper Free", allowing her kiids to piss and shiat wherever and whenever it happens to happen. She potty trained her kids years too early, and sleeps with her children in a "family bed." She's a farking kook, no doubt, but she doesn't even come close to Silverstone in the Insane Parenting Olympics


I've never seen it in print but I've heard Bailik mention it.
 
2014-04-28 12:09:20 PM

EyeballKid: Flappyhead: ManateeGag: Flappyhead: OtherLittleGuy: [i165.photobucket.com image 504x256]

NERD BLACKFACE! COCKSUCKA!

And laugh tracks.  Never forget the laugh tracks.

yeah, because no good show ever used a laugh track.

Mid_mo_mad_man: Flappyhead: OtherLittleGuy: [i165.photobucket.com image 504x256]

NERD BLACKFACE! COCKSUCKA!

And laugh tracks.  Never forget the laugh tracks.

Which doesn't exist.

Was being snarky.  Every time I hear that stupid argument I have to resist the urge to flood the thread with pics of MASH, Cheers, etc.

You know M*A*S*H* got rid of its laugh track because it sounded so stupid, right?

/Wait, wait, wait! I have a DVD of the first season of Sports Night. You can use that as an example!


Yep.

MASH producers didn't want a laugh track at all, but had it forced on them. The DVDs have a glorious laugh track-free audio option.
 
2014-04-28 12:09:30 PM
It's not as good as it once was, but I'll still watch it.

I don't care if anyone else likes it or not.  And when it's no longer on the air, I will remember the one or three episodes that I thought were really good, forget the rest, and move on.
 
2014-04-28 12:40:56 PM

Satan's Bunny Slippers: It's not as good as it once was, but I'll still watch it.

I don't care if anyone else likes it or not.  And when it's no longer on the air, I will remember the one or three episodes that I thought were really good, forget the rest, and move on.


And in thirty years sitcoms will have Chuck and Lorres as characters
 
2014-04-28 12:44:41 PM

thanksagainandagain: I didn't mind the show until they changed Bialik's character up. She became this boy crazy idiot. I liked her better when she was aloof.


i just mentioned this to my wife.  I liked her better in her first season when she had only hints of liking boys instead of now wanting her to be pounded like a 10 penny nail.
 
2014-04-28 12:47:30 PM

thanksagainandagain: Also, the Leonard/Penny thing is beyond spent.


oh, and with this, I think they blew their load way too early i the series.  When an entire plot point is based on "will they/won't they" and they do in what, season 3?  then where do you go?  They obviously shifted some of that to the Sheldon/Amy relationship, but even that is getting old.
 
2014-04-28 12:47:34 PM
Mid_mo_mad_man:

On Fark we have a large number of people who hate any form of popular entertainment. They pride themselves in being better then the rest of us. They are to cool or hip to watch common tv.


What is this "tv" thing you refer to?  I am not familiar with the term.
 
2014-04-28 12:48:52 PM

ManateeGag: thanksagainandagain: Also, the Leonard/Penny thing is beyond spent.

oh, and with this, I think they blew their load way too early i the series.  When an entire plot point is based on "will they/won't they" and they do in what, season 3?  then where do you go?  They obviously shifted some of that to the Sheldon/Amy relationship, but even that is getting old.


Need more Margo Harshman.
 
2014-04-28 12:50:49 PM
They probably banned it because it sucks.
 
2014-04-28 12:52:55 PM

ManateeGag: When an entire plot point is based on "will they/won't they"


Oh. is it? When will they learn that plot device grows old quickly and when they finally do it, the shark has been jumped?
 
2014-04-28 12:54:59 PM

abhorrent1: They probably banned it because it sucks.


They didn't ban your mom...
 
2014-04-28 01:00:12 PM
I read it for the articles...

4.bp.blogspot.com

www.puresexycelebs.com

www.imgmei.com

www.puresexycelebs.com

img2-3.timeinc.net
 
2014-04-28 01:00:50 PM

EyeballKid: Flappyhead: ManateeGag: Flappyhead: OtherLittleGuy: [i165.photobucket.com image 504x256]

NERD BLACKFACE! COCKSUCKA!

And laugh tracks.  Never forget the laugh tracks.

yeah, because no good show ever used a laugh track.

Mid_mo_mad_man: Flappyhead: OtherLittleGuy: [i165.photobucket.com image 504x256]

NERD BLACKFACE! COCKSUCKA!

And laugh tracks.  Never forget the laugh tracks.

Which doesn't exist.

Was being snarky.  Every time I hear that stupid argument I have to resist the urge to flood the thread with pics of MASH, Cheers, etc.

You know M*A*S*H* got rid of its laugh track because it sounded so stupid, right?


Yes I do know that.  It doesn't change the fact that it was there, same with The Honeymooners, I Love Lucy, Happy Days, all the classic sitcoms.  What makes BBT so special?
 
2014-04-28 01:07:07 PM

Mugato: ...asked The Oriental Daily

Dude, "Oriental" is not the preferred nomenclature. "Chinaman", please.


They Chinee with all them ching-chong-ding-dong talk'll cheat you in a heartbeat, I'll tell you what, boy. Now hand me my Skoal.
 
2014-04-28 01:14:26 PM

Mid_mo_mad_man: Ctrl-Alt-Del: Mid_mo_mad_man: Burr: vudukungfu: Mugato: vudukungfu: Mugato: I doubt they go through the trouble of hiring actual physicists to punch up the dialog and make the characters sound smart. Correct me if I'm wrong,

Mayim Bialik is no ditz. not a physicist, but a neuroscientist.

Is she one of the writers?

Worse. She's an antivaxxer

And a proponent of "Attachment Parenting"

She also bird feeds her kids. It means exactly what it sounds like.

I think you've confused her with Alicia Silverstone

In addition to being an anti-vaxxer, Bialik is the one who breastfed her son until he was four years old, and then, once he finally weaned, feeds him a strict vegan diet. She's also "Diaper Free", allowing her kiids to piss and shiat wherever and whenever it happens to happen. She potty trained her kids years too early, and sleeps with her children in a "family bed." She's a farking kook, no doubt, but she doesn't even come close to Silverstone in the Insane Parenting Olympics

I've never seen it in print but I've heard Bailik mention it.


Yes, she is a proponent of the bird feeding technique and has said as much in interviews.
 
2014-04-28 01:15:56 PM
I really hope all of you that biatch about what a terrible show the TBBT is don't watch a single second of any reality TV.  If you do, DIAF.
 
2014-04-28 01:23:04 PM

Flappyhead: EyeballKid: You know M*A*S*H* got rid of its laugh track because it sounded so stupid, right?

Yes I do know that.  It doesn't change the fact that it was there, same with The Honeymooners, I Love Lucy, Happy Days, all the classic sitcoms.  What makes BBT so special?


Neither the Honeymooners nor I Love Lucy used a laugh track.
 
2014-04-28 01:32:24 PM

Ctrl-Alt-Del: Flappyhead: EyeballKid: You know M*A*S*H* got rid of its laugh track because it sounded so stupid, right?

Yes I do know that.  It doesn't change the fact that it was there, same with The Honeymooners, I Love Lucy, Happy Days, all the classic sitcoms.  What makes BBT so special?

Neither the Honeymooners nor I Love Lucy used a laugh track.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T--K0md1E70

Sounds canned to me.  That's all I need to prove it's a laugh track right?

Yes I'm being a dick about all this.  I've just grown tired of this argument popping up.
 
2014-04-28 01:45:19 PM

Flappyhead: Ctrl-Alt-Del: Flappyhead: EyeballKid: You know M*A*S*H* got rid of its laugh track because it sounded so stupid, right?

Yes I do know that.  It doesn't change the fact that it was there, same with The Honeymooners, I Love Lucy, Happy Days, all the classic sitcoms.  What makes BBT so special?

Neither the Honeymooners nor I Love Lucy used a laugh track.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T--K0md1E70

Sounds canned to me.  That's all I need to prove it's a laugh track right?

Yes I'm being a dick about all this.  I've just grown tired of this argument popping up.


i think he was being sarcastic.  Desi Arnes was on the first people to adopt "canned" laughter, IIRC.
 
2014-04-28 01:47:56 PM
Why have a go at 'The Practice'? Didn't that show end about ten years ago?

/and I remember it being reasonably good.
 
2014-04-28 01:55:46 PM

Flappyhead: Ctrl-Alt-Del: Flappyhead: EyeballKid: You know M*A*S*H* got rid of its laugh track because it sounded so stupid, right?

Yes I do know that.  It doesn't change the fact that it was there, same with The Honeymooners, I Love Lucy, Happy Days, all the classic sitcoms.  What makes BBT so special?

Neither the Honeymooners nor I Love Lucy used a laugh track.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T--K0md1E70

Sounds canned to me.  That's all I need to prove it's a laugh track right?

Yes I'm being a dick about all this.  I've just grown tired of this argument popping up.


You can be as much of a dick as you like, but that doesn't change the fact that the Honeymooners didn't have a laugh track - not only was it shot in front of a live audience, it was broadcast live, so no laugh track. I can't speak to the authenticity of any particular youTube clip

And using I love Lucy is an even worse example, since that show used a live audience specifically because Lucille Ball felt she needed to perform in front of a live audience to be at her best
 
2014-04-28 01:59:40 PM

Ctrl-Alt-Del: Flappyhead: Ctrl-Alt-Del: Flappyhead: EyeballKid: You know M*A*S*H* got rid of its laugh track because it sounded so stupid, right?

Yes I do know that.  It doesn't change the fact that it was there, same with The Honeymooners, I Love Lucy, Happy Days, all the classic sitcoms.  What makes BBT so special?

Neither the Honeymooners nor I Love Lucy used a laugh track.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T--K0md1E70

Sounds canned to me.  That's all I need to prove it's a laugh track right?

Yes I'm being a dick about all this.  I've just grown tired of this argument popping up.

You can be as much of a dick as you like, but that doesn't change the fact that the Honeymooners didn't have a laugh track - not only was it shot in front of a live audience, it was broadcast live, so no laugh track. I can't speak to the authenticity of any particular youTube clip

And using I love Lucy is an even worse example, since that show used a live audience specifically because Lucille Ball felt she needed to perform in front of a live audience to be at her best


And you know when she is during those scenes when Dezi can be heard off stage, laughing over the audience's laughter.
 
2014-04-28 02:02:29 PM
 
2014-04-28 02:06:16 PM

Ctrl-Alt-Del: Neither the Honeymooners nor I Love Lucy used a laugh track.


Of course I Love Lucy did. In fact you could clearly hear Desi in part of the laughing.
 
2014-04-28 02:07:14 PM

Gary-L: Ctrl-Alt-Del: Flappyhead: Ctrl-Alt-Del: Flappyhead: EyeballKid: You know M*A*S*H* got rid of its laugh track because it sounded so stupid, right?

Yes I do know that.  It doesn't change the fact that it was there, same with The Honeymooners, I Love Lucy, Happy Days, all the classic sitcoms.  What makes BBT so special?

Neither the Honeymooners nor I Love Lucy used a laugh track.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T--K0md1E70

Sounds canned to me.  That's all I need to prove it's a laugh track right?

Yes I'm being a dick about all this.  I've just grown tired of this argument popping up.

You can be as much of a dick as you like, but that doesn't change the fact that the Honeymooners didn't have a laugh track - not only was it shot in front of a live audience, it was broadcast live, so no laugh track. I can't speak to the authenticity of any particular youTube clip

And using I love Lucy is an even worse example, since that show used a live audience specifically because Lucille Ball felt she needed to perform in front of a live audience to be at her best

And you know when she is during those scenes when Dezi can be heard off stage, laughing over the audience's laughter.


Yes. Though my trip to Wikipedia learned me that it was Desi Arnaz and Jess Oppenheimer that felt Lucy was better in front of an audience rather than Lucy herself, but my point still stands
 
2014-04-28 02:13:01 PM

Mugato: Ctrl-Alt-Del: Neither the Honeymooners nor I Love Lucy used a laugh track.

Of course I Love Lucy did. In fact you could clearly hear Desi in part of the laughing.


The live studio audiences laughter in response to the jokes isn't a "Laugh Track", even if it is recorded
 
2014-04-28 02:15:14 PM

Mugato: Ctrl-Alt-Del: Neither the Honeymooners nor I Love Lucy used a laugh track.

Of course I Love Lucy did. In fact you could clearly hear Desi in part of the laughing.


Live audience laughter is not a laugh track.
 
2014-04-28 02:17:56 PM

Flappyhead: What makes BBT so special?


Years of success unmarred by being funny?
 
2014-04-28 02:23:12 PM

Ctrl-Alt-Del: Mugato: Ctrl-Alt-Del: Neither the Honeymooners nor I Love Lucy used a laugh track.

Of course I Love Lucy did. In fact you could clearly hear Desi in part of the laughing.

The live studio audiences laughter in response to the jokes isn't a "Laugh Track", even if it is recorded



Hmm. So Desi has the gift of astral projection. He can be on stage and in the audience at the same time. Cool.

It's called "sweetening". There might be a live audience but they're not all going to laugh when they're supposed to, especially if there are multiple takes. So they add a track in post.
 
2014-04-28 02:23:35 PM

Ctrl-Alt-Del: Mugato: Ctrl-Alt-Del: Neither the Honeymooners nor I Love Lucy used a laugh track.

Of course I Love Lucy did. In fact you could clearly hear Desi in part of the laughing.

The live studio audiences laughter in response to the jokes isn't a "Laugh Track", even if it is recorded


So what category do the later seasons of All in the Family fall into?

By the final season before it became Archie Bunkers Place, AITF was taped without an audience, but the show was played for a live audience to record their responses. Does that qualify as a laugh track, even though it was a live audience watching the already filmed show?
 
2014-04-28 02:24:32 PM
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