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Nope. I live in the neighborhood. I'd consider it only if taking place in California, Iceland, Hawaii, or generally someplace with a nice beach hospital and a paid plane ticket. Surfer blondes and hot nurses would be a bonus.
At least they're offering more than the plague pushers on this side of the pond.
A few years ago my younger brother mentioned that he'd considered signing up for a similar trial but that as appealing as $1k for a week was decided to pass. He was less than amused when I responded that getting paid more than that every week without being deliberately exposed to a plague was even nicer. :trollface:
Did you ever see history portrayed as an old man with a wise brow and pulseless heart, weighing all things in the balance of reason?
Is not rather the genius of history like an eternal, imploring maiden, full of fire, with a burning heart and flaming soul, humanly warm and humanly beautiful?
Training a telescope on one’s own belly button will only reveal lint. You like that? You go right on staring at it. I prefer looking at galaxies.
-- Sarah Hoyt
Prednison is regular medication that is still prescribed, but that doesn't mean that you can take it for long without negative effects. One of the results is osteoporosis - that doesn't make it "bad" medicine, it just means that you don't take if there's no compelling reason to do so.
Another example would be Puri-Nethol; yes, it is safe, as long as you don't plan on having children.
That's side-effects from regular medication that is already "tested and safe". You're talking about something that isn't "that tested and safe", otherwise the testing would not even be required.
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So the film has been released for a few days, I am going to see it tonight. Before I go I have to ask is it a remake of the Empire (the best) as Force Awakens was a rehash of Star Wars (young upstart from a desert moon, gets involved in issues follows old man to his death, giant planet killing space ball etc.) don't get me wrong I liked it but it was a replay of the original. I just hope they have gone a little further into plot, the still of Finn remincent of Han playing with Boba Fett...?
I saw the film two nights ago. It has some elements reminiscent of the Empire Strikes Back, but it reminded me to some extent of the old Bruce Lee films, where the plot (such as it was) was merely a vehicle to take the heroes from one fight to the next.
It's good, clean, forgettable, fun.
If you have an important point to make, don't try to be subtle or clever. Use a pile driver. Hit the point once. Then come back and hit it again. Then hit it a third time - a tremendous whack.
You're so evil you should have your own force shade! Dark is not descriptive enough in this case!
Anything that is unrelated to elephants is irrelephant Anonymous - The problem with quotes on the internet is that you can never tell if they're genuine Winston Churchill, 1944 - I'd just like a chance to prove that money can't make me happy. Me, all the time
To be honest, I'm still trying to decide whether I liked it or not. There were bits that could be cut out without any loss. The opening sequence gave me high hopes for the film; when you see it you'll appreciate what I mean but it faltered a bit then. There's a bit with Leia that felt like the shark cage was filled and the motor bike was revving towards the ramp at speed and that jarred for me; it took me a while to get over being angry with that bit. I have to say, some of the characters are very generic and I really wish they'd done more with Luke.
It's not Empire Strikes Back, but it's not Phantom Menace either.
I've tried 2 or 3 times to watch Star Wars (the original movie) and have failed each time to sit through it the whole way. It is so childish - it's a kids' film, basically. I'm sure I would have loved it as a 12 year old, but really.... it is a mystery to me why it is so loved by so many adults. (Which isn't to say some kids' films can't be enjoyed by adults - there are plenty I've liked, but as a bit of one-off fun; not to go ape-sh*t crazy over as so many SW fans seem to do. But SW was just daft - clever to no-one over the age of 13. Sorry, all you fans... And yes, I'm no fun at parties. I avoid them like the plague.)
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