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(NYPost)   Oh, you think darkness is your ally. But you merely adopted the dark; Horror fans were born in it, moulded by it   (nypost.com) divider line
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2020-07-04 12:31:14 AM  
24 votes:
I've seen a lot of westerns so I should not have any difficulty riding a horse.
 
2020-07-04 6:04:00 AM  
20 votes:

AliceBToklasLives: I've seen a lot of westerns so I should not have any difficulty riding a horse.


I've seen enough horror movies to know not to get laid.
 
2020-07-04 6:27:21 AM  
12 votes:

KodosZardoz: So people who enjoy watching movies with apocalyptic events, enjoy apocalyptic events.
Those people who enjoy survival stuff, enjoy when they get to use their survival skills.
Did the psychologists ever think that these are the reasons they like watching those movies, and not that the movies have improved their ability to deal with this stuff? But instead it's because of the simple fact that they were already into this stuff to begin with?


I'm sure no one with an advanced degree accounted for that in this study.

You should totally let them know.
 
2020-07-03 11:49:24 PM  
11 votes:
All those Lovecraft and zombie films? Training for 2020
 
2020-07-04 6:41:33 AM  
6 votes:

pup.socket: LOL, how does your penchant for horror films help you "cope" if you're out of a job and money?


Less squeamish about cracking open your rich neighbor's skull and feasting on the goo inside.
 
2020-07-04 6:28:15 AM  
5 votes:
I knew watching a horror movie I've never seen before, every day of October, for the last ten years was for something!!
 
2020-07-04 10:54:47 AM  
3 votes:
Full-on Gen X cynicism helps a lot too.
 
2020-07-04 7:53:46 AM  
3 votes:

Salmon: AliceBToklasLives: I've seen a lot of westerns so I should not have any difficulty riding a horse.

I've seen enough horror movies to know not to get laid.


Being as you're a Farker, no chance of that....
 
2020-07-04 6:17:33 AM  
3 votes:
So people who enjoy watching movies with apocalyptic events, enjoy apocalyptic events.
Those people who enjoy survival stuff, enjoy when they get to use their survival skills.
Did the psychologists ever think that these are the reasons they like watching those movies, and not that the movies have improved their ability to deal with this stuff? But instead it's because of the simple fact that they were already into this stuff to begin with?
 
2020-07-04 10:56:20 PM  
2 votes:

Salmon: AliceBToklasLives: I've seen a lot of westerns so I should not have any difficulty riding a horse.

I've seen enough horror movies to know not to get laid.


I haven't had sex in over a decade; I'm bulletproof.
 
2020-07-04 9:50:55 AM  
2 votes:
"Let's separate and go search for the source of that screaming".
 
2020-07-04 8:17:59 AM  
2 votes:

kendelrio: Salmon: AliceBToklasLives: I've seen a lot of westerns so I should not have any difficulty riding a horse.

I've seen enough horror movies to know not to get laid.

Being as you're a Farker, no chance of that....


yeah, that was part of the joke.

I cried a bit as I typed it out.
 
2020-07-04 8:15:31 AM  
2 votes:
I watched Cloverfield last night, so now I know what not to do when a giant space monster ravages my area.
 
2020-07-04 6:53:28 AM  
2 votes:

pup.socket: born_yesterday: pup.socket: LOL, how does your penchant for horror films help you "cope" if you're out of a job and money?

Deciding to become an axe murderer versus one using Rube Goldberg traps?

I have yet to see a horror film that is remotely usable as a manual for good tactics or strategy. In all I've seen, everyone keeps doing stupid things to the end, and the end is decided by pure luck.


So real life then?
 
2020-07-04 6:30:40 AM  
2 votes:

pup.socket: LOL, how does your penchant for horror films help you "cope" if you're out of a job and money?


Deciding to become an axe murderer versus one using Rube Goldberg traps?
 
2020-07-04 6:19:33 PM  
1 vote:
So, they're all putting on sexy lingerie  and checking out the strange noise in the basement, while carrying no flashlight or phone?
 
2020-07-04 8:44:32 AM  
1 vote:

Salmon: kendelrio: Salmon: AliceBToklasLives: I've seen a lot of westerns so I should not have any difficulty riding a horse.

I've seen enough horror movies to know not to get laid.

Being as you're a Farker, no chance of that....

yeah, that was part of the joke.

I cried a bit as I typed it out.


Real farkers use their tears for lube.

/True Scotsman.
//Wait, what was this thread about?
///Jerking it to horror movies or something right?
 
2020-07-04 8:08:18 AM  
1 vote:

kendelrio: Salmon: AliceBToklasLives: I've seen a lot of westerns so I should not have any difficulty riding a horse.

I've seen enough horror movies to know not to get laid.

Being as you're a Farker, no chance of that....


( ._.)
 
2020-07-04 8:02:51 AM  
1 vote:

pup.socket: ForceIsStrong: So real life then?

Not really, one young couple seem to have a guaranteed escape.


True. Sometimes. I guess my horror loving heart just tends to drift to darker, the good guy doesn't win stuff like, Black Coats Daughter, Seven, The Descent or An American Werewolf in London. Not apocalyptic I know.
 
2020-07-04 8:01:52 AM  
1 vote:

KodosZardoz: waxbeans: KodosZardoz: Wait. This whole article is actually BS. The study linked didn't have over 300 subjects, it had 162. And there is nothing in the study about how people with a high morbid curiosity deal with these things any better than anyone else. In fact, the PhD candidate who did the study hardly makes no mention of it. It's just who likes what genres of entertainment and how much real info they have searched about the current pandemic.

Per the study:
In this study, I investigated how individual differences in trait morbid curiosity relate to media preferences in the midst of the 2020 Coronavirus pandemic. In particular, I explored whether trait morbid curiosity was related to an increased interest in 1) factual information about Coronavirus that was specifically morbid, 2) more general factual information about Coronavirus, 3) pandemic/virus genres of films and TV shows, and 4) genres of film and TV shows that feature threat more broadly, such as horror and thrillers.

Now can we stop linking to the NYPost unless it's something like pizza rat or crazy subway guy?

I have a feeling you're one of those people that interrupts someone  telling an epic story at a party to call BS

Weeeeeee U caught a liar.....
Sorry I don't have a trophy for you

Lol. No I love a good story even if it ain't real. I just hate the N.Y. Post. Lol


😁
Fair enough carry on
 
2020-07-04 7:33:23 AM  
1 vote:

waxbeans: KodosZardoz: Wait. This whole article is actually BS. The study linked didn't have over 300 subjects, it had 162. And there is nothing in the study about how people with a high morbid curiosity deal with these things any better than anyone else. In fact, the PhD candidate who did the study hardly makes no mention of it. It's just who likes what genres of entertainment and how much real info they have searched about the current pandemic.

Per the study:
In this study, I investigated how individual differences in trait morbid curiosity relate to media preferences in the midst of the 2020 Coronavirus pandemic. In particular, I explored whether trait morbid curiosity was related to an increased interest in 1) factual information about Coronavirus that was specifically morbid, 2) more general factual information about Coronavirus, 3) pandemic/virus genres of films and TV shows, and 4) genres of film and TV shows that feature threat more broadly, such as horror and thrillers.

Now can we stop linking to the NYPost unless it's something like pizza rat or crazy subway guy?

I have a feeling you're one of those people that interrupts someone  telling an epic story at a party to call BS

Weeeeeee U caught a liar.....
Sorry I don't have a trophy for you


Lol. No I love a good story even if it ain't real. I just hate the N.Y. Post. Lol
 
2020-07-04 7:24:47 AM  
1 vote:

KodosZardoz: Wait. This whole article is actually BS. The study linked didn't have over 300 subjects, it had 162. And there is nothing in the study about how people with a high morbid curiosity deal with these things any better than anyone else. In fact, the PhD candidate who did the study hardly makes no mention of it. It's just who likes what genres of entertainment and how much real info they have searched about the current pandemic.

Per the study:
In this study, I investigated how individual differences in trait morbid curiosity relate to media preferences in the midst of the 2020 Coronavirus pandemic. In particular, I explored whether trait morbid curiosity was related to an increased interest in 1) factual information about Coronavirus that was specifically morbid, 2) more general factual information about Coronavirus, 3) pandemic/virus genres of films and TV shows, and 4) genres of film and TV shows that feature threat more broadly, such as horror and thrillers.

Now can we stop linking to the NYPost unless it's something like pizza rat or crazy subway guy?


I have a feeling you're one of those people that interrupts someone  telling an epic story at a party to call BS

Weeeeeee U caught a liar.....
Sorry I don't have a trophy for you
 
2020-07-04 7:03:50 AM  
1 vote:
Watching horror movies on Amazon Prime, Netflix, Tubi, and Vudu(if you can finish the first 30 minutes of any of them), will pretty much make you immune to all the farked up stuff going on now.
 
2020-07-04 6:59:50 AM  
1 vote:

Yulian: This is anecdotal, but I've been in the haunt industry for 23 years (prop and costume maker, performer, management) and currently work for a company that runs 3 attractions in Vegas, and you know...most of us in the industry are kinda sanguine about probably not opening this year and the whole mess in general. Just about everybody's taking precautions, distancing, nobody's panicking even though some are experiencing some financial hardship (fortunately we pay our actors decently, it's helped them through this, at least somewhat).

The whole industry is also laughing its collective ass off about people whining about wearing little cloth masks - try a huge, poorly-ventilated, mobile-jaw, foam-lined, latex-covered mask while running around for 7 hours you little babies. None of us has died during season yet.


🖤🖤🖤🖤🖤🖤🖤🖤🖤🖤
 
2020-07-04 6:44:20 AM  
1 vote:

LowbrowDeluxe: pup.socket: LOL, how does your penchant for horror films help you "cope" if you're out of a job and money?

Less squeamish about cracking open your rich neighbor's skull and feasting on the goo inside.


username.
 
2020-07-04 6:38:53 AM  
1 vote:

born_yesterday: pup.socket: LOL, how does your penchant for horror films help you "cope" if you're out of a job and money?

Deciding to become an axe murderer versus one using Rube Goldberg traps?


I have yet to see a horror film that is remotely usable as a manual for good tactics or strategy. In all I've seen, everyone keeps doing stupid things to the end, and the end is decided by pure luck.
 
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