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quest for a thousand. [Feb. 15th, 2004|07:43 pm]
Pat
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i'm gonna do this cuz i thought it was hilarious. i found it on some random person's LJ from one of the comments on my bsb icon. anywhoo... here goes.. i'll just copy and paste her directions:
(original date of post: 11/29/04)

I want this entry to reach 1,000 comments. Yes, one thousand.

Post anything you can think of. Tell me what you had for breakfast. Tell me what song you're listening to. Tell me about something that really pissed you off today. Tell me dirty secrets about yourself. Tell me anything. Hey, you can even have a random conversation with yourself or others. I don't care!

There isn't a certain date or a certain time that I want this to reach 1,000 comments by. I just want it to reach it. That is my goal. Just because. Be cool and link this in one of your entries!

Yeah, and I'm not going to make one single comment. Cheating isn't fun.

Don't let me down! You know you want to! =D

Ready? Go.



aight.. i'm gonna change something. i can't help but comment.. so.. i WILL. *grins*
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[User Picture]From: powder_monkee
2004-11-30 09:17 pm (UTC)
oh definitely. Those movies never cease to make me cry. RotK still does, even though I've seen it quite a few times now.
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[User Picture]From: aliphaunt
2004-11-30 09:19 pm (UTC)
Oh, yes, I spend most of ROTK crying..... it's all so sad! And in Into The West, when Annie lennox sings 'Don't say we have come now to the end'.... because it is the end of LOTR! *bawls*
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[User Picture]From: powder_monkee
2004-11-30 09:21 pm (UTC)
that's so true! :D have you noticed we have about three threads going here? hehe
I love that song. I bought the soundtrack just for that one and Billy Boyd's song.
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[User Picture]From: aliphaunt
2004-11-30 09:29 pm (UTC)
Hey, our threads are making all the difference to the whole 1000 comment thing - I think we should be proud!
I bought the soundtrack because I love the music, but also because I am an obsessive LOTR fan, and collect as much as I can!
I love Aragorn's song as well, but then that also makes me cry, because I remember the 'you bow to no-one' bit... *sniffs*
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[User Picture]From: powder_monkee
2004-11-30 10:19 pm (UTC)
I hope we get close to it at least, I mean 1000 comments is a lot. The only ones above 1000 I've seen are on the posts to all LJ users. But oh well. We shan't give up hope! Here we go!
Oh yes, I bought it cause I'm obsessive too, and because it had Merry and Pippin on the cover. :) I'm excited for the extended edition too, because I want the cool Minas Tirith thingy. lol
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[User Picture]From: pattieisntcrazy
2004-12-01 03:55 am (UTC)
lmfaooo ohh i want the minas tirith bookends too. so purty!!!

yeah... i've been trying to save up for the special box set of the soundtracks.. it's sooo purty... but yeah.. i think they have special covers too.. and i'm EXTREMELY tempted to buy the merry and pippin covered one for a long while. hmm...
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[User Picture]From: powder_monkee
2004-12-02 09:50 pm (UTC)
yes, the bookends. I have the Argonauths (I didn't have enough money to get Gollum with TTT set, lol. but I like the Argonauth. and want Minas Tirith. badly.
MERRY AND PIPPIN! I want to get that shirt from Hot Topic or something really bad. It's so cute!
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[User Picture]From: pattieisntcrazy
2004-12-03 02:45 am (UTC)
omfggggg i've been wanting that shirt since FOREVER.

would you rather get the black and white one or the colored one?
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[User Picture]From: aliphaunt
2004-12-01 09:57 pm (UTC)
Oh, that Minas Tirith thing looks so cool! And you get a Howard Shore 'composing the soundtrack' type thingy too!
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[User Picture]From: powder_monkee
2004-12-02 09:50 pm (UTC)
Yes! and Howard Shore is a genius!
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[User Picture]From: pattieisntcrazy
2004-12-01 04:06 am (UTC)
ahhhhhhhhhhhh

*cries*

i'm gonna be a complete and utter mess on dec. 14th watching the dvd.. cuz.. it really will be the end... AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH. *goes to find happy things* ahhh.. picspams...
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[User Picture]From: powder_monkee
2004-12-02 09:51 pm (UTC)
yes, we are in dire need of more picspams. I think a lot of us will be crying. It'll be so bittersweet - the DVDs will be beyond compare but it's over...
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[User Picture]From: pattieisntcrazy
2004-12-03 02:44 am (UTC)
*cries* "it's over" i hate those two words.
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[User Picture]From: powder_monkee
2004-12-04 02:02 am (UTC)
especially in the context of Lord of the Rings... oh well. It's not going anywhere soon. The movies will be around long after we're gone. ;)
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[User Picture]From: pattieisntcrazy
2004-12-04 05:33 am (UTC)
yeah... but all those premieres and red carpets.. and... interviews... and.. cast shenanigans *sigh*
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[User Picture]From: aliphaunt
2004-12-07 09:46 pm (UTC)
I know... wait, it comes out on the 14th for you? it's Friday for us! It'll end so much sooner! *cries again*
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[User Picture]From: pattieisntcrazy
2004-12-08 03:46 am (UTC)
WHY FRIDAY?!?!?!? NOOOOOOOOOOT FAIR.
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[User Picture]From: aliphaunt
2004-12-12 08:16 pm (UTC)
I don't know, I thought they'd all come out on the same day? Maybe it's because Tolkien was British?
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[User Picture]From: pattieisntcrazy
2004-12-13 12:11 am (UTC)
haha.. do DVDs usually come out on fridays in the uk??? cuz.. CDs and DVDs release here on tuesday.. and movies release on fridays and wednesdays.
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[User Picture]From: pattieisntcrazy
2004-12-01 04:07 am (UTC)
if i don't get teary eyed or cry during the entire film... the scene where frodo gets onto the ship does it for me. dude... dom's crying face is just... AHHHHHHHHHH. *ded*
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[User Picture]From: powder_monkee
2004-12-02 09:52 pm (UTC)
and Billy's too... with his little hobbit tartan on... *bawls* hey, I was crying with em...
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[User Picture]From: pattieisntcrazy
2004-12-03 02:44 am (UTC)
ohh man.. when frodo and sam were looking at each other and could just NOT bust out crying but just hugged.. ahhhhhh... *cries*
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[User Picture]From: powder_monkee
2004-12-04 02:03 am (UTC)
And I still cry, you know? It's one of those things where even though you've seen it so many times it can still cause the tears to come... *sigh* I'm tearing just thinking about it! But the first time was the worst. definitely.
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[User Picture]From: pattieisntcrazy
2004-12-04 05:10 am (UTC)
oh hells yeah. i dunno.. i try not to cry too much the first time i see a movie.. esp. when i paid like $10.50 to watch it.. i wanna watch it, not through blurry eyes.. but yeah.. i still ended up teary eyed and rubbing my eyes for the last uhh.. 20 minutes?
but now that i have it at home in my dvd player i can cry as much as i want... *sigh*...
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[User Picture]From: powder_monkee
2004-12-04 10:15 pm (UTC)
yes, the DVD lets you cry and not feel like you've missed something. You don't really comprehend stuff when you're crying, hehe. but whatever I paid for the movie and consequent showings of the movie was definitely worth it! :D
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