Page 3 of 4 FirstFirst 1234 LastLast
Results 31 to 45 of 50
  1. #31
    All-Star
    Points: 14,512, Level: 36
    Level completed: 58%, Points required for next Level: 338
    Overall activity: 83.0%
    Achievements:
    3 months registered10000 Experience Points
    GTO's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2014
    Location
    TX
    Posts
    1,475
    Points
    14,512
    Level
    36
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 900
    Given: 1,481

    Re: Friday OT - Binge Entertainment

    C-SPAN (any season or box set)
    Broadcasts from the British House of Commons



  2. #32
    All-Star
    Points: 32,199, Level: 55
    Level completed: 23%, Points required for next Level: 851
    Overall activity: 13.0%
    Achievements:
    1 year registered25000 Experience Points
    coolerifyoudid's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2013
    Location
    your kitchen. Beer's gone
    Posts
    1,752
    Points
    32,199
    Level
    55
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 887
    Given: 879

    Re: Friday OT - Binge Entertainment

    I don't get to watch much tv at all anymore, but we used to love some of the marathons that used to run:

    Seinfeld
    Cheers
    Friends
    Law and Order
    Star Wars trilogy

    The Tick (animated) was also a series that we'd tape (yes VHS) and waste a weekend on.

    Any more, the first round of March Madness keeps me glued to several TV's.


    Hoiberg: I have a unique situation here. I grew up here. I went to college here. My family is close and my wife's family is close. I know everyone in the community and my family is very comfortable here. My daughter has dreamed about one thing and that's going to Iowa State. The NBA is great and I love the NBA, but I love Iowa State and the opportunity I have here. We've really built something special and I think we've got real momentum to keep it going even more.

  3. #33
    Rookie
    Points: 7,737, Level: 26
    Level completed: 32%, Points required for next Level: 413
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    5000 Experience Points1 year registered
    Cyientist's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2013
    Location
    Ankeny
    Posts
    557
    Points
    7,737
    Level
    26
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 24
    Given: 19

    Re: Friday OT - Binge Entertainment

    I forgot about The League and Wilfred. I hate it when I'm coming to an end of those seasons.



  4. #34
    Starter
    Points: 10,626, Level: 31
    Level completed: 11%, Points required for next Level: 624
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points
    zarnold56's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2009
    Posts
    721
    Points
    10,626
    Level
    31
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 37
    Given: 7

    Re: Friday OT - Binge Entertainment

    The current Simpsons marathon on FXX is pretty awesome. Every episode ever over 12 days.



  5. #35
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 111,531, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 14.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience PointsSocial
    ruxCYtable's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2007
    Posts
    4,119
    Points
    111,531
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 276
    Given: 307

    Re: Friday OT - Binge Entertainment

    Quote Originally Posted by jbindm View Post
    Parks and Rec was almost a casualty. It took the writers and cast almost a full two seasons to really get it right. Season one borders on awful. You could see the potential, though.
    Yeah, NBC took a lot of heat for canceling My Name is Earl (which I loved) in favor of Parks & Rec. Now P&R is one of my favorites but I do still miss Earl.


    Twitter: @JWD42

  6. #36
    All-Star
    Points: 26,932, Level: 50
    Level completed: 39%, Points required for next Level: 618
    Overall activity: 14.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    kentkel's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Grinnell
    Posts
    1,212
    Points
    26,932
    Level
    50
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 179
    Given: 313

    Re: Friday OT - Binge Entertainment

    I had heard about Burn Notice from my sister-in-law. I went through those episodes pretty quickly. Psych and Monk are two other shows that were binge entertainment for me in the past.
    ​I also "eat up" Star Trek movies and TV series as well.


    Utah Utes, Illinois Illini. The University of Pennsylvania thought about following this pattern by calling themselves the Pennsylvania Pencils. However, they were afraid their students would start chanting "We're No. 2"

  7. #37
    Speechless
    Points: 400,864, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 59.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialOverdriveVeteran50000 Experience Points
    Wesley's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Omaha
    Posts
    59,350
    Points
    400,864
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 621
    Given: 390

    Re: Friday OT - Binge Entertainment

    I binge on Game of Thrones and Walking Dead after the season as I record it to watch later.


    Let my Fred's Posse Ride: Georges, Naz, Hogue, Bryce, Nader, Monte, Matt, and McKay.

  8. #38
    Bench Warmer
    Points: 4,162, Level: 18
    Level completed: 78%, Points required for next Level: 88
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    1 year registered1000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Nov 2012
    Location
    Cyclone country
    Posts
    265
    Points
    4,162
    Level
    18
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 60
    Given: 33

    Re: Friday OT - Binge Entertainment

    Binge watching is the way to go these days with DVR and Netflix. Why sit through commercials if you don't have to!?!?!

    Recently I have torn through Season 1 of Silicon Valley and True Detective, the most recent season of Game of Thrones, and got caught up on The Leftovers. Also loving The Simpsons marathon on FXX!

    I know it might sound like I watch too much TV and yeah I probably do. In my defense, I stay home with my daughter during the day and can only stand so much Mickey Mouse Clubhouse and Sofia the First :)



  9. #39
    Pro
    Points: 38,107, Level: 60
    Level completed: 22%, Points required for next Level: 943
    Overall activity: 4.0%
    Achievements:
    25000 Experience PointsVeteran
    MaccloNe's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2011
    Posts
    3,010
    Points
    38,107
    Level
    60
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 219
    Given: 23

    Re: Friday OT - Binge Entertainment

    Quote Originally Posted by jbindm View Post
    Maybe it got better and I bailed too soon. Sitcoms typically take a full season or two to really hit their stride.
    It started out good but got stale quick. Same dumb humor every week. Boring.



  10. #40
    All-Star
    Points: 45,422, Level: 65
    Level completed: 91%, Points required for next Level: 128
    Overall activity: 6.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    dahliaclone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Location
    Minneapolis
    Posts
    1,348
    Points
    45,422
    Level
    65
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 132
    Given: 169

    Re: Friday OT - Binge Entertainment

    Anything BBC. They are making arguably better shows than we are right now. I binged the whole series of Luther in two days. The BBC The Fall is fantastic and only 5 episodes. Binge-watched that in a night. The other great BBC show is Broadchurch and binged that in a week. That show, by the way, is being remade in the USA on FOX. You may have seen promos for it lately...called Gracepoint. Not sure it can live up to Broadchurch though.

    It would be remiss to not mention the original The Office with Gervais. Heads and shoulders better than the U.S. version even though I think that version is quite good. Binge that series if you haven't.

    Orange is the New Black is a great binge show. So is True Detective. House of Cards is awesome too.



  11. #41
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 32,723, Level: 55
    Level completed: 71%, Points required for next Level: 327
    Overall activity: 66.0%
    Achievements:
    25000 Experience Points1 year registered
    CoKane's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2013
    Posts
    4,004
    Points
    32,723
    Level
    55
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 531
    Given: 830

    Re: Friday OT - Binge Entertainment

    Ive completed binge watching of Arrow and NCIS LA(Not as good as the original). Im doing one of Friends right now(season 8).



  12. #42
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 169,522, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 15.0%
    Achievements:
    1 year registered50000 Experience Points
    NickTheGreat's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2012
    Location
    Johnston
    Posts
    4,112
    Points
    169,522
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 234
    Given: 304

    Re: Friday OT - Binge Entertainment

    We binge watch most shows. And then catch up in time to watch the last two or three seasons. It's just how it works out.

    So . . . adios to The Middle. Given our track record it has two more seasons, tops



  13. #43
    Pro
    Points: 53,300, Level: 71
    Level completed: 50%, Points required for next Level: 750
    Overall activity: 6.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    MeanDean's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Location
    Clarence IA-Jensen Bch FL
    Posts
    2,972
    Points
    53,300
    Level
    71
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 319
    Given: 510

    Re: Friday OT - Binge Entertainment

    Quote Originally Posted by coolerifyoudid View Post
    You left out "The Weather Channel"
    Duh, that's what I watch 24/7 when I not binging out on the Lennon Sisters or Myron Florin on the LW


    No matter what, I could NEVER cheer for Dirt and Urine.

  14. #44
    Addict
    Points: 97,775, Level: 97
    Level completed: 37%, Points required for next Level: 1,275
    Overall activity: 39.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    cyclones500's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Location
    Michigan
    Posts
    9,174
    Points
    97,775
    Level
    97
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 212
    Given: 515

    Re: Friday OT - Binge Entertainment

    Quote Originally Posted by Angie View Post
    Just as a head's up - if anyone wants to do Friday OT threads for a while, I'd be really appreciative. I definitely won't do next week, and may be spotty for a while after.
    Not saying I'd come up with any topics, but would we just wing it? It could mean having five different Friday OTs -- but pitching them through you would take up more time than you already do, I'm guessing.


    Bass Lake Beacon: The best in local news satire

  15. #45
    square root(31) = 5.56776436
    Points: 498,803, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 12.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialYour first GroupVeteran50000 Experience PointsRecommendation Second Class
    Angie's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    IA
    Posts
    17,673
    Points
    498,803
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 774
    Given: 3,115

    Re: Friday OT - Binge Entertainment

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclones500 View Post
    Not saying I'd come up with any topics, but would we just wing it? It could mean having five different Friday OTs -- but pitching them through you would take up more time than you already do, I'm guessing.
    Absolutely just wing it! I get PMs with great ideas from posters a lot, so definitely feel free to just post 'em! I probably won't be on CF even a little next week, and will be hit-or-miss for a while after.


    M 7/09

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • TV: TBD
  • Iowa State vs. Oklahoma
  • November 1, 2014
  • 07:00 PM