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by ordinaryperson
Wed Jan 20, 2021 11:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Book Club #4 - The Voting
Replies: 0
Views: 66

AMF Book Club #4 - The Voting

Choose 3 books that you would like to discuss in a book club.
by ordinaryperson
Wed Jan 20, 2021 7:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Book Club #3 - Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse
Replies: 3
Views: 578

Re: AMF Book Club #3 - Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse

We now move on to reading the last 3 chapters.
by ordinaryperson
Wed Jan 20, 2021 1:12 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Book Club #4 - The Nominations
Replies: 5
Views: 218

Re: AMF Book Club #4 - The Nominations

Less than 24 hours to get your nominations in.
by ordinaryperson
Thu Jan 14, 2021 3:16 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Book Club #4 - The Nominations
Replies: 5
Views: 218

Re: AMF Book Club #4 - The Nominations

Can I nominate Small Gods? It's part of the Discworld series and one of the few standalone works in the series - the general consensus seems to be that the first few books are actually a bad place to start since the style shifts a few books in, so I feel like this would be the best option. Sure, yo...
by ordinaryperson
Wed Jan 13, 2021 7:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Book Club #4 - The Nominations
Replies: 5
Views: 218

Re: AMF Book Club #4 - The Nominations

I'll nominate:
Faust by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
The Crying of Lot 49 by Thomas Pynchon
by ordinaryperson
Wed Jan 13, 2021 7:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Book Club #4 - The Nominations
Replies: 5
Views: 218

AMF Book Club #4 - The Nominations

Here are the rules for nominations: 1. The book must be on this list. 2. You may now nominate two books or series. 3. You may not nominate a book that has already been selected in the past. These are: The Call of Cthulhu by H.P. Lovecraft The Road by Cormac McCarthy The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemi...
by ordinaryperson
Wed Jan 13, 2021 7:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Book Club #3 - Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse
Replies: 3
Views: 578

Re: AMF Book Club #3 - Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse

We now move on to reading from 'Sansara' to 'The Ferryman'.
I'm going to move the nomination thread to the 3rd (or the penultimate) week from now on.
by ordinaryperson
Wed Jan 06, 2021 9:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Book Club #3 - Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse
Replies: 3
Views: 578

Re: AMF Book Club #3 - Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse

We now move on to reading from 'Awakening' to 'With the Childlike People'.
by ordinaryperson
Fri Jan 01, 2021 8:04 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What are your New Year Resolutions?
Replies: 7
Views: 764

Re: What are your New Year Resolutions?

Read more
Work on that PTG idea I mentioned a couple years ago
by ordinaryperson
Fri Jan 01, 2021 7:55 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2021 AMF Tournament of Champions: Round 1, Part 1
Replies: 40
Views: 2633

Re: 2021 AMF Tournament of Champions: Round 1, Part 1 (Current)

Holden wrote: Fri Jan 01, 2021 6:25 am Alright, in conclusion:
Chose your favorite two albums from each group of three! You have exactly seven days (January 8th) from the time of this post!
Shouldn't this say songs instead of albums unless I'm missing something.
by ordinaryperson
Wed Dec 30, 2020 9:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Book Club #3 - Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse
Replies: 3
Views: 578

AMF Book Club #3 - Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/3/3e/Vorzugsausgabe_der_Erstauflage_von_1922%2C_Originalverlagseinband.JPG/330px-Vorzugsausgabe_der_Erstauflage_von_1922%2C_Originalverlagseinband.JPG Gutenberg Librivox This is the thread where we'll be discussing Hermann Hesse's 1922 novel Sidd...
by ordinaryperson
Wed Dec 30, 2020 9:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Book Club #2 - The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway
Replies: 10
Views: 5576

Re: AMF Book Club #2 - The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway

Finally got around to finishing The Sun Also Rises, most of what I thought about the book is similar to what BleuPanda said. I've read Hemingway before, in my freshman year of high school I read The Old Man and the Sea outside of thinking the book was boring I don't remember much about it. The Sun A...
by ordinaryperson
Sun Dec 27, 2020 6:31 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Book Club #3 - The Voting
Replies: 2
Views: 1597

Re: AMF Book Club #3 - The Voting

Schedule:

The Son of the Brahman-Awakening (Dec. 30-Jan. 6)
Kamala-Sansara (Jan. 6-Jan. 13)
By the River-The Son (Jan. 13-Jan. 20)
Om-End (Jan. 20-Jan. 27)
by ordinaryperson
Sun Dec 27, 2020 1:38 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Pro Wrestling
Replies: 17
Views: 7268

Re: Pro Wrestling

My favorite match of 2020 would be between Omega & Page vs. The Young Bucks, WALTER vs. Dragunov, and the Royal Rumble.

R.I.P. Brodie Lee
by ordinaryperson
Thu Dec 24, 2020 3:52 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Book Club #3 - The Voting
Replies: 2
Views: 1597

Re: AMF Book Club #3 - The Voting

Looks like Hermann Hesse's Siddhartha will be our next book. The discussion will start next Wednesday, I'll post the schedule sometime between now and then.
by ordinaryperson
Thu Dec 17, 2020 12:32 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Book Club #3 - The Voting
Replies: 2
Views: 1597

AMF Book Club #3 - The Voting

Choose 3 books that you would like to discuss in a book club.
by ordinaryperson
Sun Dec 13, 2020 4:05 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Music Videos Poll -- (Redoing) Results
Replies: 279
Views: 11623

Re: Best Music Videos Poll -- (Redoing) Results

Thank you for re-doing this thread Live in Phoenix, every time I checked the original thread on my phone it would cause Safari to crash.
by ordinaryperson
Thu Dec 10, 2020 9:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Book Club #3 - The Nominations
Replies: 3
Views: 1380

Re: AMF Book Club #3 - The Nominations

I'll nominate:

Siddhartha by Herman Hesse
Circe by Madeline Miller
by ordinaryperson
Thu Dec 10, 2020 9:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Book Club #3 - The Nominations
Replies: 3
Views: 1380

AMF Book Club #3 - The Nominations

Here are the rules for nominations: 1. The book must be on this list. 2. You may now nominate two books or series. 3. You may not nominate a book that has already been selected in the past. These are: The Call of Cthulhu by H.P. Lovecraft The Road by Cormac McCarthy The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemi...
by ordinaryperson
Thu Dec 10, 2020 6:23 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Book Club #2 - The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway
Replies: 10
Views: 5576

Re: AMF Book Club #2 - The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway

Discussion from Chapter XVIII to the end of the novel starts now.
by ordinaryperson
Fri Dec 04, 2020 4:37 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Book Club #2 - The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway
Replies: 10
Views: 5576

Re: AMF Book Club #2 - The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway

We now move into the discussion of Chapters XIII-XVII. I wanted to note that I am planning to participate but was busy reading Rhythm of War since it came out November 17, and then I noticed this book is rather expensive on Kindle and decided to order a physical copy due to the B2G1 free sale on Ama...
by ordinaryperson
Thu Dec 03, 2020 5:33 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Pro Wrestling
Replies: 17
Views: 7268

Re: Pro Wrestling

Did everyone watch the 'Winter is Coming' edition of AEW Dynamite?
by ordinaryperson
Thu Dec 03, 2020 5:29 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Spotify Year in Review
Replies: 27
Views: 2552

Re: Spotify Year in Review

Here's my 2020 wrapped. Didn't think that I really listened to Dragula that much. I also rediscovered Achtung Baby earlier this year and my listening to that album is probably what put U2 into my top 5 artists.
by ordinaryperson
Thu Dec 03, 2020 5:20 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 2002: Finals
Replies: 14
Views: 3976

Re: Music of 2002: Finals

WINNER The Roots feat. Cody Chesnutt - The Seed 2.0 (8) vs. Interpol - PDA (4) Sorry for the extremely late results, the site update made me completely forget about this tournament (not kidding). Thank you all for voting in this tournament. I don't think I'm going to do one of these tournaments aga...
by ordinaryperson
Thu Nov 26, 2020 5:41 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Book Club #2 - The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway
Replies: 10
Views: 5576

Re: AMF Book Club #2 - The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway

We now move into the discussion of Chapters VIII-XII.
by ordinaryperson
Tue Nov 24, 2020 5:54 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 2002: Finals
Replies: 14
Views: 3976

Music of 2002: Finals

Vote for your favorite out of each of the match ups. Voting for this week will end on the 30th of November at 11:00pm UTC. https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/c/ce/EverythingIsIlluminated.jpg The brackets: Albums Songs Interpol's Turn on the Bright Lights won the albums bracket Songs The Roots...
by ordinaryperson
Tue Nov 24, 2020 5:47 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 2002: Round 5, Week 10
Replies: 12
Views: 5890

Re: Music of 2002: Round 5, Week 10

WINNERS

Albums
Interpol - Turn on the Bright Lights (8) vs. Sleater-Kinney - One Beat (3)

Songs
The Roots feat. Cody Chesnutt - The Seed 2.0 (6) vs. The Cinematic Orchestra - The Man With the Movie Camera (4)
Interpol - PDA (6) vs. The Flaming Lips - Fight Test (4)
by ordinaryperson
Wed Nov 18, 2020 5:10 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Book Club #2 - The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway
Replies: 10
Views: 5576

AMF Book Club #2 - The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/8/8b/The_Sun_Also_Rises_%281st_ed._cover%29.jpg/330px-The_Sun_Also_Rises_%281st_ed._cover%29.jpg This is the thread where we'll be discussing Ernest Hemingway's 1926 novel The Sun Also Rises. You can discuss anything you'd like about the section ...
by ordinaryperson
Mon Nov 16, 2020 8:09 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 2002: Round 5, Week 10
Replies: 12
Views: 5890

Music of 2002: Round 5, Week 10

Vote for your favorite out of each of the match ups. Voting for this week will end on the 23rd of November at 11:00pm UTC. https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/c/ce/Vice-city-cover.jpg The brackets: Albums Songs Albums Interpol - Turn on the Bright Lights vs. Sleater-Kinney - One Beat Songs The...
by ordinaryperson
Mon Nov 16, 2020 5:14 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 2002: Round 4, Week 9
Replies: 11
Views: 4529

Re: Music of 2002: Round 4, Week 9 TIEBREAK NEEDED

WINNERS Albums The Flaming Lips - Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots (4) vs. Interpol - Turn on the Bright Light (5) Sleater-Kinney - One Beat (4) vs. Bright Eyes - Lifted, or the Story Is in the Soil, Keep Your Ear to the Ground (2) Songs The Roots feat. Cody Chesnutt - The Seed 2.0 (5) vs. Johnny Ca...
by ordinaryperson
Fri Nov 13, 2020 2:07 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Top RYM films, by age of voters
Replies: 1
Views: 2304

Top RYM films, by age of voters

I wanted to create a thread similar to the one on the RYM albums, except this time for movies. Excuse me Henrik while I borrow your format. 0-19 1. The End of Evangelion 2. Come and See 3. 2001: A Space Odyssey 4. Parasite 5. Twin Peaks 6. 12 Angry Men 7. Stalker 8. Apocalypse Now 9. Love Exposure 1...
by ordinaryperson
Thu Nov 12, 2020 6:08 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Book Club #2 - The Voting
Replies: 3
Views: 2477

Re: AMF Book Club #2 - The Voting

Schedule:

Chapters I-VII (Nov. 18th - Nov. 25th)
Chapters VIII-XII (Nov. 25th - Dec. 2nd)
Chapters XIII-XVII (Dec. 2nd - Dec. 9th)
Chapters XVIII-End (Dec. 9th - Dec. 16th)
by ordinaryperson
Wed Nov 11, 2020 10:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Book Club #2 - The Voting
Replies: 3
Views: 2477

Re: AMF Book Club #2 - The Voting

Looks like The Sun Also Rises won. The discussion will start next Wednesday, I'll post the schedule sometime between now and then.
by ordinaryperson
Wed Nov 11, 2020 4:01 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Book Club #2 - The Voting
Replies: 3
Views: 2477

Re: AMF Book Club #2 - The Voting

Less than 24 hours until the poll closes.
by ordinaryperson
Tue Nov 10, 2020 4:55 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Book Club #1.5 - The Road by Cormac McCarthy
Replies: 8
Views: 5913

Re: AMF Book Club #1.5 - The Road by Cormac McCarthy

Finally finished The Road. After reading this I don't get the hype for this book at all. It would've been better if it was just a short story. The story really drags out with almost no substance. Just the same scenarios about searching for things over and over again.
by ordinaryperson
Mon Nov 09, 2020 6:21 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 2002: Round 4, Week 9
Replies: 11
Views: 4529

Music of 2002: Round 4, Week 9

Vote for your favorite out of each of the match ups. Voting for this week will end on the 14th of November at 11:00pm UTC. https://images.squarespace-cdn.com/content/v1/5d59b018ab0f7c0001a1441c/1571608599966-RDTQF5WJGLI12434ZM41/ke17ZwdGBToddI8pDm48kBJMGrRFtPnClofdDqu1NiJZw-zPPgdn4jUwVcJE1ZvWEtT5uBS...
by ordinaryperson
Mon Nov 09, 2020 6:11 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 2002: Round 3, Week 8
Replies: 11
Views: 2958

Re: Music of 2002: Round 3, Week 8

WINNERS Albums Godspeed You! Black Emperor - Yanqui U.X.O. (3) vs. Sleater-Kinney - One Beat (6) Bright Eyes - Lifted, or the Story Is in the Soil, Keep Your Ear to the Ground (5) vs. The Books - Thought for Food (3) Songs The Roots feat. Cody Chesnutt - The Seed 2.0 (8) vs. Eminem - Lose Yourself ...
by ordinaryperson
Fri Nov 06, 2020 7:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Book Club #2 - The Voting
Replies: 3
Views: 2477

AMF Book Club #2 - The Voting

Choose 2 books that you would like to discuss in a book club.
by ordinaryperson
Wed Nov 04, 2020 2:46 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Book Club #2 - The Nominations
Replies: 4
Views: 3744

Re: AMF Book Club #2 - The Nominations

Less than 24 hours to get your nomination in.
by ordinaryperson
Sun Nov 01, 2020 5:29 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 2002: Round 3, Week 8
Replies: 11
Views: 2958

Music of 2002: Round 3, Week 8

Vote for your favorite out of each of the match ups. Voting for this week will end on the 7th of November at 11:00pm UTC. https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/2/2c/Talk_to_Her_poster.png The brackets: Albums Songs Albums Godspeed You! Black Emperor - Yanqui U.X.O. vs. Sleater-Kinney - One Beat ...
by ordinaryperson
Sun Nov 01, 2020 4:08 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 2002: Round 3, Week 7
Replies: 10
Views: 2751

Re: Music of 2002: Round 3, Week 7

WINNERS Albums Wilco - Yankee Foxtrot Hotel (4) vs. The Flaming Lips - Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots (5) Interpol - Turn on the Bright Lights (6) vs. Sigur Rós - () (3) Songs The Flaming Lips - Fight Test (7) vs. Tom Waits - Alice (2) Wilco - Poor Places (4) vs. Bright Eyes - Lover I Don't Have T...
by ordinaryperson
Fri Oct 30, 2020 10:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Book Club #2 - The Nominations
Replies: 4
Views: 3744

Re: AMF Book Club #2 - The Nominations

I'll nominate The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemmingway.
by ordinaryperson
Thu Oct 29, 2020 2:57 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Book Club #2 - The Nominations
Replies: 4
Views: 3744

AMF Book Club #2 - The Nominations

Here are the rules for nominations: 1. The book must be on this list. 2. You can only nominate one book or series. 3. You may not nominate a book that has already been selected in the past. These are: The Call of Cthulhu by H.P. Lovecraft The Road by Cormac McCarthy The nomination period will end on...
by ordinaryperson
Thu Oct 29, 2020 2:54 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Book Club #1.5 - The Road by Cormac McCarthy
Replies: 8
Views: 5913

Re: AMF Book Club #1.5 - The Road by Cormac McCarthy

Discussion now moves to the final section, so just read till the end.

Sorry about me not posting, the last few weeks have been extremely busy for me, but I will get around to it.

Also, the voting thread for the next book will be posted soon.
by ordinaryperson
Sun Oct 25, 2020 6:05 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 2002: Round 3, Week 7
Replies: 10
Views: 2751

Music of 2002: Round 3, Week 7

Vote for your favorite out of each of the match ups. Voting for this week will end on the 31st of October at 11:00pm UTC. https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/a/a3/Middlesex_novel.jpg The brackets: Albums Songs Albums Wilco - Yankee Foxtrot Hotel vs. The Flaming Lips - Yoshimi Battles the Pink ...
by ordinaryperson
Sun Oct 25, 2020 5:55 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 2002: Round 2, Week 6
Replies: 13
Views: 4605

Re: Music of 2002: Round 2, Week 6

WINNERS Albums Bruce Springsteen - The Rising (3) vs. Godspeed You! Black Emperor - Yanqui U.X.O. (6) Sleater-Kinney - One Beat (7) vs. Eminem - The Eminem Show (2) Bright Eyes - Lifted, or the Story Is in the Soil, Keep Your Ear to the Ground (8) vs. Norah Jones - Come Away With Me ***TIED*** The ...
by ordinaryperson
Thu Oct 22, 2020 5:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Book Club #1.5 - The Road by Cormac McCarthy
Replies: 8
Views: 5913

Re: AMF Book Club #1.5 - The Road by Cormac McCarthy

Discussion now moves to section 3 (Pages 145-216).
by ordinaryperson
Sun Oct 18, 2020 5:52 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 2002: Round 2, Week 6
Replies: 13
Views: 4605

Music of 2002: Round 2, Week 6

Vote for your favorite out of each of the match ups. Voting for this week will end on the 24th of October at 11:00pm UTC. Since the tie between Losing My Edge and Obstacle 1 was never broken, Losing My Edge moves on as it's the higher ranked song on AM. https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/7/79...
by ordinaryperson
Sun Oct 18, 2020 5:31 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 2002: Round 2, Week 5
Replies: 11
Views: 4525

Re: Music of 2002: Round 2, Week 5

WINNERS Albums Wilco - Yankee Foxtrot Hotel (6) vs. Broken Social Scene - You Forgot It in People (3) The Flaming Lips - Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots (5) vs. Queens of the Stone Age - Songs for the Deaf (4) Interpol - Turn on the Bright Light (6) vs. Johnny Cash - American IV: The Man Comes Arou...
by ordinaryperson
Thu Oct 15, 2020 12:47 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Book Club #1.5 - The Road by Cormac McCarthy
Replies: 8
Views: 5913

Re: AMF Book Club #1.5 - The Road by Cormac McCarthy

Today is the day discussion moves on to section 2 (Pages 73-144).