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Old 06-20-2010, 12:36 AM
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Default June 19: Five-Second SAW

Preparations for the 10th-anniversary event are in full swing (it starts on the 24th -- be here!). In the meantime, since the new stuff is being saved, I'm going to post a few things that are slightly used. Now and then over the past year, I wrote bits and pieces that couldn't go on yet; instead I posted them at my LJ and such. Now that the anime event is over, I can bring them here.

Remember Five-Second Voyager? It was the '05 April Fool's event; there's a summary on the Features page. I've always said I might come back to that, and last year I got just the right inspiration. This time the target is a horror series which is surprisingly intelligent, but has developed certain clichés.

Five-Second SAW. Read or not? Make your choice.

(Those who read this on my LJ will find that VI is covered now. And by the way, I don't recommend these movies per se. I love the mind games, but watching Jigsaw's traps play out is not fun, and takes a strong stomach. Don't show your six-year-old and then blame me.)
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Old 06-20-2010, 03:48 AM
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Another event? Would anyone mind if I wander around aimlessly for a bit and massage my temples?

Ten years already? My how time flies.

I can't comment on the fiver; I'm not one for horror movies.
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Old 06-20-2010, 02:39 PM
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My husband and brother have watched the Saw movies and had similar comments: surprisingly intelligent for horror flicks, the first three (I think) fit together really well as an actual story, lord no these are not for anyone with a weak stomach.

Your fivers actually capture that really well! 8)
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Old 06-25-2010, 08:39 PM
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Heh, I remember this. Never seen the movies but it's funny all the same.
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