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A question from me to you
« on: January 12, 2018, 12:36:45 PM »
How far would you take the "you only live once" concept?

Like, if I got a haircut that has a 50/50 chance of ruining my hair, is that still a decent gamble?

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« Reply #1 on: January 12, 2018, 03:41:58 PM »
Yes because it grows back over time. Therefore you will have more experience for the next hairstyle.

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« Reply #2 on: January 12, 2018, 09:01:25 PM »
Pretty much what Acacia said, yes.

But that's only with things like my hair... I would definitely not push my luck further.

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« Reply #3 on: January 13, 2018, 12:58:57 AM »
I would take that chance.  Like Acacia points out, it would grow back.  Unless this gamble would either give me amazing hair or render me bald for life, in which case I wouldn't take the chance.

(note: I cut my own hair on a few occasions and the result wasn't too bad :D )

As for tattoos like in Acacia's picture...I would never do it.
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« Reply #4 on: January 13, 2018, 07:19:24 AM »
My hair is down to the middle of my back and it's beautiful, so there's be NO way I'd take any chances on 50 percent ruining it.

Okay...here's a question. If you overheard someone really criticizing WSD ( and this actually happened) would you defend your liking of it?

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« Reply #5 on: January 14, 2018, 04:01:20 PM »
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« Reply #6 on: January 14, 2018, 04:04:54 PM »
Quote from: Silverweed's ClawsonJan 12 2018, 04:01:25 PM
Pretty much what Acacia said, yes.

But that's only with things like my hair... I would definitely not push my luck further.

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Quote from: Hyzenthlay69 on Jan 13 2018, 02:19:24 AM
My hair is down to the middle of my back and it's beautiful, so there's be NO way I'd take any chances on 50 percent ruining it.

Okay...here's a question. If you overheard someone really criticizing WSD ( and this actually happened) would you defend your liking of it?

It depends on what point or idea of the story, although I would not do it with much effort either, because it is a simple story and easy to understand.   :blackberry4
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« Reply #7 on: January 14, 2018, 11:26:48 PM »
If somebody I knew was criticising it, I would defend it. In fact, this did happen at uni over the film. I got criticised for it being on my favourite films list and I certainly defended my like of it then. (What's it to them if I like the film?? It's not like I'm saying I love the graphic violence; it's a nostalgic film to me. Was a fair bit rude to criticise me really.)
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« Reply #8 on: January 15, 2018, 01:01:58 PM »
I asked that question because recently, someone on another blog had posted she would 'never see the movie OR read the book because she heard it depicted terrible interactions' between humans and the rabbits. Well...that was part of the premise of the story...to show how destructive humans can be to natural habitats...and the reason WHY some ofthe rabbits left the Sandleford warren!  Just like Fiver said in the movie about mankind 'never resting until they spoil the earth.'  I just thought this person's statement was really prejudicial. Don't judge something before you see it or experience it for yourself.


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« Reply #9 on: January 15, 2018, 02:59:49 PM »
I agree with you, Hyzenthlay because if you are going to judge the content of stories such as Watership down with terrible interactions between Humans and Rabbits, you have to see the content and the portrayal to at least make a "fair" statement.
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« Reply #10 on: January 15, 2018, 06:30:28 PM »
If it was in a situation like Meadow described, I would probably defend it.

As for what you describe Hyz...that's rather nasty.  This person is completely missing the point; like you say, that's an important part of the story.  But I probably wouldn't try to talk to them about it: if they think something so ridiculous in the first place, there's probably nothing that could be said to get them to change their mind.
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« Reply #11 on: January 15, 2018, 11:53:50 PM »
I think the reason for liking Watership Down is the portrayal of not just nature but the way it imitates and immortalizes how harsh the real world outside out windows are.

Also you don't see many dark and disturbing films like Watership Down being marketed as movies for kids now... Do you?
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« Reply #12 on: January 17, 2018, 02:34:07 AM »
Quote from: Magic-Rabbit on Jan 15 2018, 06:53:50 PM
I think the reason for liking Watership Down is the portrayal of not just nature but the way it imitates and immortalizes how harsh the real world outside out windows are.

Also you don't see many dark and disturbing films like Watership Down being marketed as movies for kids now... Do you?
No...in fact another favorite animated film of mine is a Disney movie that did not do well here in the USA...but did well worldwide and the main criticism was that it was 'too dark' and 'too mature' for 'kids'. It was 1996 Hunchback of Notre Dame.  


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« Reply #13 on: June 29, 2018, 08:26:34 PM »
Quote from: Magic-Rabbit on Jan 15 2018, 06:53:50 PM
I think the reason for liking Watership Down is the portrayal of not just nature but the way it imitates and immortalizes how harsh the real world outside out windows are.

Also you don't see many dark and disturbing films like Watership Down being marketed as movies for kids now... Do you?
No...in fact another favorite animated film of mine is a Disney movie that did not do well here in the USA...but did well worldwide and the main criticism was that it was 'too dark' and 'too mature' for 'kids'. It was 1996 Hunchback of Notre Dame.
Wait- The Hunchback of Notre Dame is not popular in the US? That comes as a huge surprise; I didn't realise there was such a difference with the US. If asked here, a lot of people would pick it as the best Disney film ever, I think. Well, that or The Lion King^^
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« Reply #14 on: July 01, 2018, 02:34:13 AM »
I haven't seen the Disney version of The Hunchback of Notre Dame, I'm afraid (we have a thread about it though).

Also I saw the 1920s silent version starring Lon Chaney
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