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Re: The Free Videos Thread
« Reply #25 on: November 28, 2012, 01:07:22 AM »

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Re: The Free Videos Thread
« Reply #26 on: November 28, 2012, 06:21:02 AM »
Not sure if anyone has seen this before, but it's FANTASTIC!

Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog

It's by Joss Whedon, and if you like his stuff, you'll LOVE this. It's similar to Buffy the Vampire Slayer season 6, episode 7, Once More with Feeling.



(Better than the version I have, which is iTunes DRM'd, i.e. ruined.)

It's one of those things that I wish there were more of. And, from the master himself:



It's just a matter of when. (The sooner the better in my books!)

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Re: The Free Videos Thread
« Reply #27 on: December 13, 2012, 03:28:57 PM »
not sure if this the 'right' thread for this one but why not
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I enjoyed this one, about a comedian that 'stickers'



the uploader ModernComedian seems to have made a series of really good quality interesting films - I also watched the one with Lynn Shawcroft - about comedian Mitch Hedberg's writing.
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Re: The Free Videos Thread
« Reply #28 on: December 16, 2012, 04:41:02 AM »
Ever wonder what your Russian and Vietnamese friends watched when they were kids?



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Re: The Free Videos Thread
« Reply #29 on: January 09, 2013, 03:29:19 AM »
Here's an entertaining channel with musical parodies, cosplay stuff, and lots more:

http://www.youtube.com/stage5

I think gamers will really like it.
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Re: The Free Videos Thread
« Reply #30 on: January 09, 2013, 04:40:24 AM »
If you like horror, here are some pretty cool short films (mostly animated):

Sucka Blood
(short fairytale)
http://vimeo.com/44185686

I Live in the Woods
(pretty twisted)
http://vimeo.com/14191230

The Green Ruby Pumpkin
(mostly cute)
http://vimeo.com/51358765

Delta Heavy 'Hold Me'
(horror music video with undead mousers  :up: )
http://vimeo.com/30404184

Treevenge
(the horror of being a tree at Christmas time... [NSFW - language] - has some people from Trailer Park Boys  :Thmbsup: - caution - graphic violence)
http://vimeo.com/5048966

EDIT - One more:

The Living Want Me Dead
(hilarious horror/comedy  :Thmbsup: - about 22 minutes long)
http://vimeo.com/30760515
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Re: The Free Videos Thread
« Reply #31 on: January 10, 2013, 12:44:24 AM »
loved "Treevenge"  :Thmbsup: Thanks Renegade

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Re: The Free Videos Thread
« Reply #32 on: January 14, 2013, 07:27:09 PM »
Full length, Live Action Toy Story 1



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Re: The Free Videos Thread
« Reply #33 on: January 14, 2013, 08:08:47 PM »
I've been following the web series H+ The Digital Series and have found it quite enjoyable.

H+ posits a near future "transhuman" scenario where a nanotech implant called H+ has been introduced that allows a person to be connected to an enhanced reality internet 24/7. All looks good until the system (and implantees) get hit with a cyber virus.

The story gets told in a non-linear fashion as the episodes in the series (46 to date, each running 3-10 minutes) move back and forth to moments before, during and after the infection leaving the viewer with clues in order to piece out exactly what happened. (Note: each episode has annotations which provide clues and point out various themes in the series. I suggest you watch each major chapter (about 6 episodes per) once with the annotations initially left off for maximum fun. Then re-watch them with the annotations on to see how close your conclusions and observations match up with those of the writers.)

Very well done. Recommended. :Thmbsup:

Episode 1 - Driving Under follows. 6 entertainment minutes well spent IMHO:




(Wikipedia entry here.)
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Re: The Free Videos Thread
« Reply #34 on: January 15, 2013, 07:32:32 AM »
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The uploader has not made this video available in your country.
Sorry about that.

wonder what that's about...
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Re: The Free Videos Thread
« Reply #35 on: January 15, 2013, 07:53:37 AM »
@Tomos - if it's any consolation, I'm running into a lot of that lately with many things I'm interested in watching. Maybe someday they'll get all this ridiculous licensing and copyright bickering straightened out.

Somebody I know (who works in television as a producer) said that that restriction is most likely because of trademark concerns. A lot of US sci-fi movies are discovering you can't create a storybook company, technology, or product without somebody claiming to already "own" the name or term. Unfortunately, these people only come forward once a show is making money or under contract for a season, at which time it becomes a toss-up for a network or the producers whether to fight or settle on the claim.

Since most take the short term tactical strategy of settling this has become a fairly common headache in the movie and TV world. They actually budget for it now.

Small wonder there's so many "reality television" programs blighting the airwaves these days. :-\


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Re: The Free Videos Thread
« Reply #36 on: January 18, 2013, 08:36:28 AM »
If you like the odd funny B movie, then from A+ Productions, get ready for a Z movie!

ALIEN CRISIS!

There are 2 x 3 minute episodes, and they're pretty funny.

http://www.andylast..../Alien_Crisis_01.htm



For some better scifi, The Thaumaturge is pretty good. Not long, but a good story.

http://vimeo.com/57381374

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Re: The Free Videos Thread
« Reply #37 on: January 18, 2013, 08:53:17 AM »
I've been following the web series H+ The Digital Series and have found it quite enjoyable.

H+ posits a near future "transhuman" scenario where a nanotech implant called H+ has been introduced that allows a person to be connected to an enhanced reality internet 24/7. All looks good until the system (and implantees) get hit with a cyber virus.

The story gets told in a non-linear fashion as the episodes in the series (46 to date, each running 3-10 minutes) move back and forth to moments before, during and after the infection leaving the viewer with clues in order to piece out exactly what happened. (Note: each episode has annotations which provide clues and point out various themes in the series. I suggest you watch each major chapter (about 6 episodes per) once with the annotations initially left off for maximum fun. Then re-watch them with the annotations on to see how close your conclusions and observations match up with those of the writers.)

Very well done. Recommended. :Thmbsup:

Episode 1 - Driving Under follows. 6 entertainment minutes well spent IMHO:




(Wikipedia entry here.)
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FINALLY got around to this... DAMN! It's pretty cool! On ep3 now, but so far, it's a pretty cool idea. Very dystopian. Very scary. Well, I suppose scary if you read stuff like Techdirt as opposed to the magazine Gore. ;)

Very much looking forward to the rest - got 3 chapters cued to download. :)
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Re: The Free Videos Thread
« Reply #38 on: January 19, 2013, 05:10:31 AM »
If you liked Dr. Horrible's Sing-along Blog, and liked Felicia Day (the really cute red head), then you may like this:

DRAGON AGE



It's a fantasy web series, and the production value is spectacular.

There are several episodes, and they're available in HD (1080p). (You might want a downloader for them.)

However, if you're outside the US, you may have trouble watching it. Have no fear! Another DC thread saves the day!

http://www.donationc...ex.php?topic=33292.0

Get that, set your server to the US, restart your connection. Poof! All of a sudden you've teleported to the US for IP purposes. :D

The show is produced and written by Felicia Day, who also stars in the TV show "Eureka". She's quirky, peppy, energetic, and extremely entertaining!

GO GINGERS~! ;D :P
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Re: The Free Videos Thread
« Reply #39 on: January 19, 2013, 06:45:35 AM »
Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome



If you have problems, use a VPN as described in the thread described in the thread above. ;)

BSG is a great series. And, you can get some more of it for free there! :D

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Re: The Free Videos Thread
« Reply #40 on: January 19, 2013, 09:38:31 PM »
GO GINGERS~! ;D :P

+1! :Thmbsup:

There can never be enough of those :-* in  my corner of the universe.

Like TooMuchCoffeeMan so wisely observed:  Addiction is unavoidable. Choose yours wisely.  

Fine. Mine is redheads. ;D

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Re: The Free Videos Thread
« Reply #41 on: January 19, 2013, 11:01:16 PM »
GO GINGERS~! ;D :P

+1! :Thmbsup:

There can never be enough of those :-* in  my corner of the universe.

Like TooMuchCoffeeMan so wisely observed:  Addiction is unavoidable. Choose yours wisely. 

Fine. Mine is redheads. ;D

Hahahahah~!

I've always found that red head women are usually at the extremes - and the gorgeous ones are simply to die for. Don't see many in the media though. There were quite a few around when I was a kid. Meh. Demographics are funny things.
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Re: The Free Videos Thread
« Reply #42 on: January 20, 2013, 01:36:58 AM »

I've always found that red head women are usually at the extremes -

My GF says she prefers we think of it more as "a study in contrasts." ;)

I've learned when it comes to her ilk, it's best you not take anything for granted. :tellme:

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Re: The Free Videos Thread
« Reply #43 on: January 20, 2013, 07:20:31 AM »

I've always found that red head women are usually at the extremes -

My GF says she prefers we think of it more as "a study in contrasts." ;)

I've learned when it comes to her ilk, it's best you not take anything for granted. :tellme:

I take it she's a red head?



In other videos, while diamonds may be a girl's best friend, you usually need money to get that diamond. Here's a documentary about money that's quite good:

End of the Road: How Money Became Worthless



Heartily recommended for anyone that is curious about the topic or looking to learn more.
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Re: The Free Videos Thread
« Reply #44 on: January 20, 2013, 09:58:15 AM »
End of the Road: How Money Became Worthless[/b]

http://www.youtube.c...ture=player_embedded

Heartily recommended for anyone that is curious about the topic or looking to learn more.
... you need to get a bit more cynical Renegade :D
It's a video advising us as individuals to buy gold - and made by (for?) a bunch of people who just happen to sell gold and silver (did you watch past the credits?).

Something a bit more in-depth would be nice. A bit of real investigative journalism maybe. It is well made, and seems to have some good points, but I do get tired of these promotional type videos where it's their word against the word of the people in that video over there where they say something completely different and they all believe so fervently...
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Re: The Free Videos Thread
« Reply #45 on: January 20, 2013, 10:20:31 AM »
End of the Road: How Money Became Worthless[/b]

http://www.youtube.c...ture=player_embedded

Heartily recommended for anyone that is curious about the topic or looking to learn more.
... you need to get a bit more cynical Renegade :D
It's a video advising us as individuals to buy gold - and made by (for?) a bunch of people who just happen to sell gold and silver (did you watch past the credits?).

Something a bit more in-depth would be nice. A bit of real investigative journalism maybe. It is well made, and seems to have some good points, but I do get tired of these promotional type videos where it's their word against the word of the people in that video over there where they say something completely different and they all believe so fervently...

Actually, I posted that here because it's pretty tame. I'm very familiar with some of the people in there, and you might be a bit overly cynical there. G. E. Griffin is well known as is Peter Schiff. There's a historian in there as well, but, I won't try to convince you. This is just a tidbit and there's a lot more to know.

e.g. Did you know that J. P. Morgan manipulates the price of silver? (Verifiably so and namedly so.)

Have a look at my very simple introduction to the fraud of fractional reserve banking:

http://cynic.me/2012...reserve-banking-1-6/

(The hard core "meat" is in #3.)

I've also got a simple fractional reserve banking simulator for Windows, Mac, Linux, a web version, and I've finished an Android version that I'll release when I have time.

The good stuff in the video picks up around 35 min in or so. (Depending on your background on the topic.)

If you want more in depth, check out the 6th article in the series I posted. It has links to quite a few more good resources.
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« Reply #46 on: January 20, 2013, 01:19:18 PM »
I'm very familiar with some of the people in there, and you might be a bit overly cynical there. G. E. Griffin is well known as is Peter Schiff. There's a historian in there as well, but, I won't try to convince you. This is just a tidbit and there's a lot more to know.

it gave me a much better understanding of that POV. I was suprised at the end though when I saw all the gold/silver connections - in any world one would have to query that ;-)

The point that you can do something on a personal level (choose to buy gold their recommendation - but there are other ideas out there) - anyways, that seemed like a good point to me. This system could keep going for a long time yet. Changes will not come from the top. Changes will only come from people choosing something else at a grass-roots level; or the system collapsing - or from both.

I might understand your fractional reserve banking stuff better after that introduction.
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Re: The Free Videos Thread
« Reply #47 on: January 20, 2013, 07:21:41 PM »
I was suprised at the end though when I saw all the gold/silver connections - in any world one would have to query that ;-)

True enough. The same goes for pretty much any topic/industry though -- do the experts in the field have a vested/conflict of interest? Do you trust doctors to tell you about health issues? Again, they often have a conflict of interest, so... It's hard to know who to trust/believe. Griffin & Schiff in there I think lend it a lot more credibility. Griffin has been writing on the topic for a long time, and wrote one of the most important books on the topic of money & banking (The Creature from Jekyll Island).

Do check out #6 in my series of articles there. There is a good list of more videos on the topic with some basic commentary on them (from me). The first two are simply incredible - fantastic historical accounts that walk through just about everything you'd ever want to know there.


I might understand your fractional reserve banking stuff better after that introduction.

I'd say just jump in and read my articles and play with the software. I've gone over things to introduce the topic to people that know absolutely zero about it, and at the same time, I've got enough "meat" in there for people who know a lot on the topic -- all the while keeping it simple to read and easy to understand. It's extensively illustrated with diagrams, flow charts, graphs, and other illustrations.

i.e. I wanted the make the topic easily accessible to anyone at any level.

For the topic itself, I've only added a few new ideas to the discussion.
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Re: The Free Videos Thread
« Reply #48 on: February 10, 2013, 09:34:13 AM »
For what looks like it will be a very cool video:

http://www.tpbafk.tv  

I've not watched it yet, but I've downloaded it.

If you're wondering what it is, I have three words for you:

THE PIRATE BAY~! ;D

(I love their antics!)

The film is titled:

The Pirate Bay: Away From Keyboard

If it's half as entertaining as some of their blog posts, then it's a must see! :D


EDIT: Props to wraith for pointing it out for me.
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Re: The Free Videos Thread
« Reply #49 on: February 10, 2013, 09:14:56 PM »
RE: The Pirate Bay: Away From Keyboard

Not bad. It's 90% in Swedish with subtitles. It gives some good insight into the people behind TPB though. As you might expect if you know their legal troubles, it's not an action movie or comedy - it's a tragedy.
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