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Films Seen: Listology Scoreboard 2015

Well a day late, not so bad.

On our second update, we have quite the smattering of ties and we've seen considerable movement. Schwabe leaped to tom_elce's challenge to smash past with 16 films. Kaplan entered the "1 film per day" group logging 15 films and Puzzgal climbed strongly into that group with 14 films. They have tied bpchicky for 4th place. Both nukualofa and mightysparks are well placed to move into the "1 film per day" group next time. Members of the 10th place tie last time have spread a little into 3 different ties at 10th, 13th and 15th places. kgracetasticsake made an impressive move from 25th place to 23rd joining a tie with skullduggerish.

I had given thought to highlighting the player with the highest number of films logged, but it seems those in the "2 films per day" group would almost always hold that because of the number of films per day they must watch to maintain that standing. So I'm not going to do that.

With a total of 173 new films, our group has now logged 557 films for 2015. Good job players!

Our next update will be February 8. For those who seek 2 films per day, your total will need to be a minimum of 78 films; those seeking the 1 per day rank will need a total of at least 39. See you in two weeks. Until then, happy viewing!

1/26/2015 View
Films Seen: Listology Scoreboard 2015

Welcome to the 2015 Listology Scoreboard! With our initial update we show 2 players have seen more than 2 films per day and 6 players with 1 or more films per day. We also have 4 ties, one of which is shared among 5 players.

As of this first update, we have recorded 384 films so we are off to a blazing start! Our next update will be next Sunday. Have a good viewing week.

1/18/2015 View
Films Seen: Listology Scoreboard 2014

Congratulations to Ultimo Lee for returning to having seen more than one film per day. I knew you could do it! Dashforcover slid past loonapick to snag 4th place. LukeRobot and Liavaren were unceremoniously shoved out of the top 10 by julesyoung leaping 2 places to 9th and kaplan thundering by (having recorded 127 flms watched since before June) to claim 10th place. AJDaGreat trundled past kgracetasticsake to claim 20th. And we still show one tie, between hinterland and nukualofa, a tie in place at the previous update.

As a group we logged 281 films since the last update. And in 2014 we watched a total of 5328 films! Congratulations to you all and thanks so much for playing. See you on the 2015 list!

1/18/2015 View
Films Seen: Listology Scoreboard 2014

I've tried it each way. I like your way better.

1/18/2015 View
Films Seen: Listology Scoreboard 2015

A word on pronouns. As a female, I have always objected to the use of "he" as the generic. A friend, who has an advanced degree in linguistics, explained that the use of "he" as the generic is actually a design, if you will, of modern English. In middle and old English, the generic used was the plural forms "they", "them", and "their", well, their equivalent anyway. Which technique I had attempted to use when I was a kid in school and for which I was in no end of difficulty from my teachers. I know I could use "she" as the generic, but my objections to that are the same. It's not accurate. And using the current pattern of switching the pronoun from paragraph to paragraph involves a level of tracking I'm not willing to do. Besides, I think it looks silly and reads poorly.

So I will be using the plural form when I want to use a pronoun. Otherwise, I'll have to figure out how to write without pronouns at all. Which is a real pain in the patootie.

And how's that for being pedantic.

1/17/2015 View
Films Seen: Listology Scoreboard 2015

You also have to choose to have the list numbered, rather than bulleted. That setting is located under the box where you list your titles and is labeled "List format". And follow McJoJo's instructions for preventing numbering of lines you don't want counted.

1/12/2015 View
Films Seen: Listology Scoreboard 2015

You need to set up your list to be numbered. Welcome to my routine oopsie. Glad to know I'm not the only one.

1/5/2015 View
Movies I've Seen and Rated (still adding, check back later)

I like your ratings, especially the descriptions. I'd like to suggest a movie that I've rated a 5 (note your "tie people in a chair ...". The Lives of Others [Das Leben der Anderen] (2006; Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck)

In addition to being an excellent story, the props used are the actual equipment used in the GDR for surveillance of citizens. Also the director was allowed to film inside the actual archive where German citizens are allowed to see their own files that were kept by the government, seeing who "ratted" on them. This permission to film had, as of 2006, been denied for all other films. Dpnnersmarck received the permission because his film represents the surveillance and the techniques accurately without getting preachy about it.

1/4/2015 View
Films Seen: Listology Scoreboard 2014

Oopsie! I do updates on Sundays. So the update will be January 18. You can adjust the date of your final updates accordingly. Sorry for any confusion.

1/4/2015 View
Films Seen: Listology Scoreboard 2015

Good luck with your goal. You should be able to as long as life doesn't get entirely too real. Which, in one way or another, it seems to have done last year! Welcome back.

1/2/2015 View
Film Log 2015

While I admire your goals #1 and #2, goal #3 seems in conflict with both of those! If you succeed, you will probably be #1 on the scoreboard. Good luck, particularly with #3.

1/2/2015 View
50 newish movies on Netflix I want to see

I have quite a few of these on my Netflix queues, too! One I won't have is World War Z. Hubby said he wanted to see it. I told him "No you don't." "It looks good." "The Z stands for Zombies." "Oh. I hate zombies." "That's why you don't want to see it." The only zombie movies I liked were Shawn of the Dead and Zombieland. With the second, especially the part with Bill Murray. But both of those were well-done comedies.

12/28/2014 View
Films Seen: Listology Scoreboard 2015

I had a goal one year of 365 movies. Early in the year I really pushed watching movies to get well ahead of goal. Even still I was hard pressed to make that goal. I had retired due to health problems and knew I would be doing a lot of resting, ergo the high goal. But the trick is to push movie-watching early to get yourself ahead a good bit. Then when real life hits, you've space to slack off. Good luck with your goal!

12/28/2014 View
Films Seen: Listology Scoreboard 2014

Ultimo Lee slid below 1 film per day, although not so far that it is unrecoverable. Puzzgal dashed past Tatum garnering 6th place. Not satisfied with tied for 11th, julesyoung clambered over danvers to gain the second slot for 10th place. kgracetasticsake snuggled up to kaplan for a tie for 18. And nukualofa rose to share 20 with hinterland. The group logged 272 new films watched. The final update will occur on January 17, so be sure to do all your final updates no later than midnight as January 16 turns into the 17th. And for those playing for 2015, that date will also be the first update for the new year. Happy viewing!

Welcome back, kaplan. We look forward to your final viewing number!

12/28/2014 View
Movies Watched in 2014

"SANTA IS COMING! SANTA IS COMING! I know him!" - my favorite line from Elf. Second favorite: "He's an angry little elf!"

12/28/2014 View